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Supergods: What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun God from Smallville Can Teach Us About Being Human
Supergods: What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun God from Smallville Can Teach Us About Being Human
By Spiegel Grau
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ean: 9780812981384, isbn: 0812981383,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
NATIONAL BESTSELLER   What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun God from Smallville Can Teach Us About Being Human   Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Iron Man, and the X-Men—the list of names as familiar as our own. They are on our movie and television screens, in our videogames and in our dreams. But what are they trying to tell us? For Grant Morrison, one of the most acclaimed writers in the world of comics, these heroes are powerful archetypes who reflect and predict the


Comics: A Global History, 1968 to the Present
Comics: A Global History, 1968 to the Present
By imusti
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mpn: 39480917, ean: 9780500290965, isbn: 0500290962,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
The first global history of comics around the world from the late 1960s to the present day Comics, manga, bandes dessinées, fumetti, tebeo, historietas… no matter the name, they have been a powerful medium across four continents for decades. This is the history of comics around the world from the late 1960s to the dawn of the 21st century.Comics is a richly illustrated narrative of extraordinary scope. Examples from all over the world include everything from Crumb and Kirby to RAW; from


War, Politics and Superheroes: Ethics and Propaganda in Comics and Film
War, Politics and Superheroes: Ethics and Propaganda in Comics and Film
By Mc Farland
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mpn: 9780786447183, ean: 9780786447183, isbn: 0786447184,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Superhero adventure comics have a long history of commenting upon American public opinion and government policy, and the surge in the popularity of comics since the events of September 11, 2001, ensures their continued relevance. This critical text examines the seventy-year history of comic book superheroes on film and in comic books and their reflections of the politics of their time. Superheroes addressed include Batman, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man, Superman, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men,


The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America
The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America
By Picador USA
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mpn: includes one 8 page black & white photo, ean: 9780312428235, isbn: 0312428235,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
The story of the rise and fall of those comic books has never been fully told -- until The Ten-Cent Plague. David Hajdu's remarkable new book vividly opens up the lost world of comic books, its creativity, irreverence, and suspicion of authority.In the years between World War II and the emergence of television as a mass medium, American popular culture as we know it was first created―in the pulpy, boldly illustrated pages of comic books. No sooner had this new culture emerged than it was


MetaMaus: A Look Inside a Modern Classic, Maus (Book + DVD-R)
MetaMaus: A Look Inside a Modern Classic, Maus (Book + DVD-R)
By Pantheon Books
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mpn: 32801049, ean: 9780375423949, isbn: 037542394X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
***NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD WINNER***Visually and emotionally rich, MetaMaus is as groundbreaking as the masterpiece whose creation it reveals. In the pages of MetaMaus, Art Spiegelman re-enters the Pulitzer prize–winning Maus, the modern classic that has altered how we see literature, comics, and the Holocaust ever since it was first published twenty-five years ago. He probes the questions that Maus most often evokes—Why the Holocaust? Why mice? Why comics?—and gives us a new and


American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1970s
American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1970s
By TwoMorrows Publishing
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mpn: illustrations (colour), ean: 9781605490564, isbn: 1605490563,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
The American Comic Book Chronicles continues its ambitious series of full-color hardcovers, where TwoMorrows' top authors document every decade of comic book history from the 1940s to today! Jason Sacks and Keith Dallas coordinate this volume on the 1970s, covering all the pivotal moments and behind-the-scenes details of the emerging Bronze Age of comics! You'll get a year-by-year account of the most significant publications, notable creators, and impactful trends, including: the dawn of


Mythology: The DC Comics Art of Alex Ross (Pantheon Graphic Library)
Mythology: The DC Comics Art of Alex Ross (Pantheon Graphic Library)
By Other Manufacturer
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ean: 9780375714627, isbn: 0375714626,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
THE EISNER AWARD-WINNING, NATIONALLY BEST-SELLING MYTHOLOGY IS HERE IN PAPERBACK, IN AN EXPANDED EDITION WITH 32 NEW PAGES.Mythology returns, in a newly expanded paperback edition of the book Entertainment Weekly awarded a grade of A, saying: “Alex Ross brings to his work an unparalleled sense of the real. His heroes–both super and mortal–have weight; they exist in space, and that space is affected by them in ways never before seen on the page.” And so here they are, the incomparable


Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form
Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form
By imusti
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ean: 9780674504516, isbn: 0674504518,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
In hard-hitting accounts of Auschwitz, Bosnia, Palestine, and Hiroshima’s Ground Zero, comics display a stunning capacity to bear witness to trauma. Investigating how hand-drawn comics has come of age as a serious medium for engaging history, Disaster Drawn explores the ways graphic narratives by diverse artists, including Jacques Callot, Francisco Goya, Keiji Nakazawa, Art Spiegelman, and Joe Sacco, document the disasters of war.Hillary L. Chute traces how comics inherited graphic print


I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing: Star Wars and the Triumph of Geek Culture
I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing: Star Wars and the Triumph of Geek Culture
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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ean: 9780374537364, isbn: 0374537364,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
''Funny, incisive, and timely ... Jameson does for geeks what geek culture does for its superheroes: he takes them seriously, respects their power, and refuses to hide his deep affection.'' ―Lawrence Kasdan, co-screenwriter of The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, The Force Awakens, and Solo: A Star Wars StoryIn I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing, A. D. Jameson takes geeks and non-geeks alike on a surprising and insightful journey through the science fiction, fantasy, and superhero


Batman: Deluxe Cowl: Lights up!
Batman: Deluxe Cowl: Lights up!
By HACHETTE BOOK GROUP USA
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mpn: 0762464399, ean: 9780762464395, isbn: 0762464399,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
The Cowl is one of the most iconic symbols of Batman, the world's greatest Super Hero. This is a high-quality, one-of-a-kind collectible replica for fans of the Dark Knight. Kit includes: Batman cowl with illumination feature at the lenses. Operates with two AAA batteries (not included) Die-cast metal base Removable dome cover 48-page hardcover book, Shades of Black: The Many Costumes of the Batman, on the Super Hero's many different looks throughout the years, featuring full-color


The MLJ Companion: The Complete History of the Archie Super-Heroes
The MLJ Companion: The Complete History of the Archie Super-Heroes
By TwoMorrows Publishing
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mpn: 43190-741125, ean: 9781605490670, isbn: 1605490679,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
THE MLJ COMPANION documents the complete history of Archie Comics’ super-hero characters known as the “Mighty Crusaders”―The Shield, Black Hood, Steel Sterling, Hangman, Mr. Justice, The Fly, and many others. It features in-depth examinations of each era of the characters’ extensive history: The Golden Age (beginning with the Shield, the first patriotic super-hero, who pre-dated Captain America by a full year), the Silver Age (spotlighting those offbeat, campy Mighty Comics issues,


Rise of the Superheroes: Greatest Silver Age Comic Books and Characters
Rise of the Superheroes: Greatest Silver Age Comic Books and Characters
By Krause Publications
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ean: 9781440248160, isbn: 1440248168,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
They Could Be HeroesRise of the Superheroes--Greatest Silver Age Comic Books and Characters is a visual and entertaining adventure exploring one of the most popular and significant eras of comic book history. From 1956 to 1970, the era gave us Spider-Man, The Avengers, X-Men, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man and a flurry of other unforgettable and formidable characters. The Silver Age redefined and immortalized superheroes as the massive pop culture titans they are today. Lavishly illustrated with


The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen: Awesome Female Characters from Comic Book History
The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen: Awesome Female Characters from Comic Book History
By QUIRK
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ean: 9781594749483, isbn: 1594749485,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
A woman's place is saving the universe. Think comic books can’t feature strong female protagonists? Think again! In The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen you’ll meet the most fascinating exemplars of the powerful, compelling, entertaining, and heroic female characters who’ve populated comic books from the very beginning. This spectacular sisterhood includes costumed crimebusters like Miss Fury, super-spies like Tiffany Sinn, sci-fi pioneers like Gale Allen, and even kid


Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels
Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels
By William Morrow
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mpn: FBA-|278939, ean: 9780060780944, isbn: 0060780940,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 108 reviews
''Magnificent! The best how-to manual ever published.'' — Kevin Kelly, Cool ToolsScott McCloud tore down the wall between high and low culture in 1993 with Understanding Comics, a massive comic book about comics, linking the medium to such diverse fields as media theory, movie criticism, and web design. In Reinventing Comics, McCloud took this to the next level, charting twelve different revolutions in how comics are generated, read, and perceived today. Now, in Making Comics, McCloud focuses


The Comic Art of War: A Critical Study of Military Cartoons, 1805-2014, with a Guide to Artists
The Comic Art of War: A Critical Study of Military Cartoons, 1805-2014, with a Guide to Artists
By McFarland
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ean: 9780786498352, isbn: 0786498358,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
For military cartoonists the absurdity of war inspires a laugh-or-cry response and provides an endless source of un-funny amusement. Cartoons by hundreds of artists-at-arms from more than a dozen countries and spanning two centuries are included in this study--the first to consider such a broad range of military comics. War and military life are examined through the inside jokes of the men and women who served. The author analyzes themes of culture, hierarchy, enemies and allies, geography,


Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Volume 47
Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Volume 47
By Gemstone Publishing
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ean: 9781603602099, isbn: 1603602097,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
One of the most influential comic book artists ever, Jim Steranko, brings his compelling mastery of the art form to the cover of the book that has been the Bible of serious collectors, dealers and enthusiasts since 1970! Steranko’s take on Batman covers the new prices, new feature articles, new additions to the Overstreet Hall of Fame, market reports and more..


Cartoon County: My Father and His Friends in the Golden Age of Make-Believe
Cartoon County: My Father and His Friends in the Golden Age of Make-Believe
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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ean: 9780374298555, isbn: 0374298556,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
A poignant history of the cartoonists and illustrators from the Connecticut SchoolFor a period of about fifty years, right in the middle of the American Century, many of the the nation’s top comic-strip cartoonists, gag cartoonists, and magazine illustrators lived within a stone’s throw of one another in the southwestern corner of Connecticut―a bit of bohemia in the middle of those men in their gray flannel suits. Cullen Murphy’s father, John Cullen Murphy, drew the wildly popular comic



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