Comic book adaptations of television shows have been around since the beginning of the medium. Before that, there were a few comic books based on movies. Today comic book publishers gravitate to well-known brand names. Some of them at one time were television shows. American TV Comic Books 1940s-1980s by Peter Bosch celebrates the halcyon days of adaptions of television shows to comic book form.
Sure the comic book publishers had a well-established property by printing TV series in comic book form. Some were successful, others not so much. Kids from the 40s-to 80s were not spoiled with the internet like the kids of today. Comic books were the only extension outside the TV shows besides the novelization of top-notch shows. Peter Bosch brings out in full color those amazing TV show tie-ins comic books from yesterday. American TV Comic Books (1940s-1980s) by TwoMorrows Publishing is a great addition to your home library. Be sure to also buy Retro Fan from TwoMorrows Publishing.