The Big Book of Urban Legends by Jan Harold Brunvand (review)

@article{Salvador2003TheBB,
  title={The Big Book of Urban Legends by Jan Harold Brunvand (review)},
  author={Normie Salvador},
  journal={Marvels \& Tales},
  year={2003},
  volume={17},
  pages={269 - 272}
}
The Big Book of Urban Legends by Jan Harold Brunvand. Adapted by Robert Loren Fleming and Robert F. Boyd, Jr. New York: Paradox Press/DC Comics, 1994. 223 pp. In the introduction and commentary to The Big Book of Urban Legends (BBUL), Jan Harold Brunvand wonders “is this the climax of my career as a folklorist—to see my collections of urban legends turned into comics?” (7). He continues, saying that his mentor, the late Professor Richard M. Dorson, would probably have approved as Dorson himself… Expand
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