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History of the 90s

Jan 24 2024 • 39 mins

The 1990s are considered one of the most successful and volatile eras in the history of the comic book industry. A speculator fueled boom, epic storylines and publisher marketing gimmicks led to a massive bubble that eventually burst and nearly destroyed the entire industry. On this episode we look back at the causes and the implications of the 90s comic book boom and bust. Guest: Jason Sacks, comic book historian and author of many books including American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1990s Show contact info: Instagram: @that90spodcast Email: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit