Boston history has never looked so lively as in Inbound #4: A Comic Book History of Boston. This 144-page trade paperback features over 35 stories from dozens of contributors, all chronicling true tales from their beloved hometown. The book is the latest in the Inbound comics anthology series produced by the Boston Comics Roundtable. (View samples here.)
Inbound #4: A Comic Book History of Boston has already been hailed as “an unexpected and delightful assortment of Boston lore” by Jane Clayson, radio host of WBUR’s “Radio Boston.” The stories are fresh takes on some of Boston’s most fascinating history that rarely makes its way to dusty textbooks and walking tours. Ever heard about the book bound in human flesh at the Boston Athenaeum? What about the true and surprisingly sympathetic tale of Ponzi Scheme inventor Charles Ponzi? From revolutionaries to pirates and heroes to thieves, this collection brings them all together into a single, thrilling volume of shared history.
The book is a great gift for both history buffs and comics lovers. It’s available here at our online store and in many comic book and traditional book stores in the Boston area, including: Million Year Picnic, Harvard Book Store, New England Comics, Brookline Booksmith, Comicazi, Hub Comics, and Comicopia.