Comic Book Confidential



A documentary, directed by Ron Mann, that traces the history of the comic book from the 1930's through to the 1980's. Includes interviews, historical footage, animation, montages and music. Interviewees include William Gaines, Sue Coe, Art Spiegelman, Al Feldstein, Lynda Barry, Will Eisner, Shary Flenniken, Frank Miller, Dan O'Neill and R. Crumb.

Truckin' is played in the background during the section about R. Crumb.

Comic Book Confidential has been released on video and DVD. Additional features on the DVD include;

  • Introduction by Kevin Smith
  • Interview with Ron Mann
  • Comic book archive: a story by each featured artist
  • Artist biographies
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