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  • An MVD Exclusive
  • Format: DVD
  • SKU: MVD5348D
  • UPC: 760137534891
  • Street Date: 04/24/12
  • PreBook Date: 03/20/12
  • Label: WILD EYE RELEASING »
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Run Time: 80 mins
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Audio: STEREO
  • Year of Production: 2005
  • Director: Ilko Davidov
  • Producers: Carmine Cervi, Ilko Davidov, Christopher Swider
  • Actors: Todd Loren, Alice Cooper, Jay Allen Sanford, Mojo Nixon, Spike Steffenhagen, Steven Crompton, Cynthia Plaster Caster, Robert Williams, Deena Dasein, Gary Groth, Scott Jackson, Ian Shirley, Denis Kitchen
  • Box Lot: 30
  • Territory: NORTH AMERICA
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The Story Of Rock 'N' Roll Comics

Rock 'N' Roll, Comic Books and Murder!

The Story Of Rock
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The Story of Rock 'N' Roll Comics charts the short and controversial life of publisher Todd Loren, whose scandalous series of unauthorized comic book biographies of rock stars enraged and sometimes charmed his subjects, provoked numerous lawsuit threats from the likes of Bon Jovi, Guns N Roses and Skid Row, and eventually led to a landmark First Amendment case, all before he was savagely murdered in 1992. This documentary mixes animation and eerie home video of Todd Loren along with interviews and commentary that reflect the range of opinions regarding his cultural legacy - Including first hand accounts from many of the artists and writers who were inspired and exploited by Loren, all peppered with insights from both the Rock N Roll and comic book communities from such luminaries as Alice Cooper, Gary Groth, Ian Shirley, Mojo Nixon and more.

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Bonus Materials

  • Over two hours of bonus features, extended interviews, TV news clips, commercials, trailers
  • Revolution Comics Rock 'N' Roll Comics cover art gallery
  • Liner notes from Rock 'N' Roll Comics co-creator Jay Allen Sanford, as well as from rock critic Rob O'Connor

Sales Points

  • Appeals to both Rock music fans and comic book fans. Historical value; First Amendment Rights and freedom of speech/ press issues addressed.

Press Quotes

A quirky, creepy peek into the shared subculture of comics and rock.

     —WIRED

Rock’n’Roll, First Amendment, comic books, and a murder mystery–how can this be boring?

     —MTV News

THE STORY OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL COMICS is not one to be missed!

     —www.shuizmz.com

The Story Of Rock ‘n’ Roll Comics successfully explores the behind-the-scenes account of this niche business and becomes a more fascinating topic than any of the storylines of their rock and roll inspiration.

     —gloriousnoise.com

The Story of Rock 'N' Roll Comics is an engaging expose about a man, whose love of music and comic books left a cultural impact.

     —www.antimusic.com

Todd Loren conducted business at maximum volume.

     —www.examiner.com

  

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