We gave it an A-
Subtitled ”Unknown Comic Book Adventures, 1940?1980,” this gorgeous volume by comics historian Dan Nadel (Art Out of Time) rescues from oblivion an array of fascinatingly offbeat comics in a variety of genres (superhero, thriller, Western). In Art in Time, these meticulously reprinted full-length comic-book stories range from a terrifically sexy noir comic by Harry Lucey, ”The Cutie Killer Caper,” to Matt Fox’s ”I Was a Vampire,” whose weirdly wooden art can be downright terrifying. Throughout, Nadel offers plenty of biographical details and? brisk art criticism that make these riotous pages even more thrilling to rediscover. A?