Comic Book Confidential
Comic Book Confidential (1999)

This opinionated documentary provides a surface look at both the history of comic books and the unique subculture of their fanatical collectors. Interviews with comic artists, both mainstream and underground, are included, as a look at the… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1999
DVD Release Date: July 22, 2002
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Moore
Tribune News Service

Affectionate, gentle and nostalgic

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Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

Just as much for those not familiar with comics as it is for hardcore fan boys.

Brian Orndorf

The highest compliment I can pay the picture is that it makes me want to delve further into the research and discussion of comic books, to continue exploring where Mann's work ends.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

an enjoyable and informative documentary

Maitland McDonagh
Film Journal International

Excessively kind look at the obsessive fans who descend on San Diego's popular Comic-Con convention.

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Christopher Null

The comics themselves are the least interesting part of the movie.

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
Randy Tippy
There's been a lot happen in the comic book industry since 1989 but this is great resource material for fans (like me).
Christopher Brown
Awesome look at some great underground comic creators. Great double bill with Crumb.