2019-03-12

DC Comics Ultimate Character Guide New Edition

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  • Full Title : DC Comics Ultimate Character Guide New Edition
  • Author : ,
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • ISBN Code : 1465486399
  • Pages : 216
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Is Superman the strongest Super Hero alive? Where is Wonder Woman from? Is Darkseid the most evil Super-Villain ever? Who is the fastest man alive? Who are Batman's allies? Have to know the answers to these questions? Look no further than the DC Comics Ultimate Character Guide: New Edition. Written by DC Comics experts, this illustrated encyclopedia features more than 200 incredible characters and Super Hero teams, including Batman, Harley Quinn, Justice League, and so many more. The DC Comics Universe changed forever following their epic Rebirth event, and so did the characters. This comprehensive guide covers the latest key storylines for each character and includes stunning new images from the comics. It is also packed full of vital statistics and explains each character's super powers, from indestructibility to sorcery. The DC Comics Ultimate Character Guide: New Edition is guaranteed to enthrall fans for hours on end. © DC Comics.


2012-04-01

The Superhero Book

By Gina Misiroglu
  • Full Title : The Superhero Book
  • Author : Gina Misiroglu
  • Publisher : Visible Ink Press
  • ISBN Code : 1578593956
  • Pages : 480
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Appealing to the casual comic book reader as well as the hardcore graphic novel fan, this ultimate AtoZ compendium describes everyone’s favorite participants in the eternal battle between good and evil. With nearly 200 entries examining more than 1,000 heroes, icons and their place in popular culture, it is the first comprehensive profile of superheroes across all media, following their path from comic book stardom to radio, television, movies, and novels. The best-loved and most historically significant superheroes—mainstream and counterculture, famous and forgotten, best and worst—are presented with numerous full-color illustrations, including dozens of classic comic covers. Each significant era of the superhero is explored—from the Golden Age of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s through the Modern Age—providing a unique perspective of the role of the hero over the course of the 20th century and beyond. This latest edition has been revised to reflect updates on existing characters, coverage of new characters, and recent films and media trends in the last several years.


2017-09-05

Ultimate Marvel

By Adam Bray,Lorraine Cink,Melanie Scott,Stephen Wiacek
  • Full Title : Ultimate Marvel
  • Author : Adam Bray,Lorraine Cink,Melanie Scott,Stephen Wiacek
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • ISBN Code : 1465495371
  • Pages : 320
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Every significant Marvel Comics character, location, weapon, gadget, and vehicle: one ultimate encyclopedia. Packed full of incredible facts and stunning images, this authoritative encyclopedia contains more than 650 entries and features a foreword by the legendary comic book writer Roy Thomas. All of Marvel's iconic superheroes and villains are here, from Captain Marvel to Corvus Glaive and Iron Man to Gwenpool. Amazing vehicles are examined, such as the Avengers' Quinjets and S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Helicarriers. Magical artifacts, including Thor's hammer Mjolnir, are analyzed and extraordinary locations, such as Wakanda and Asgard, are explored. Advanced technology is explained, including Iron Man's incredible armor, and key events in the Marvel Comics universe are richly unpacked. Ultimate Marvel is an ideal go-to resource for enthusiasts who wish to brush up on their Marvel knowledge, and for a new generation of fans eager to start delving into the world of Marvel comics. © 2017 MARVEL


2019-10-01

The Marvel Book

By DK,Stephen Wiacek
  • Full Title : The Marvel Book
  • Author : DK,Stephen Wiacek
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • ISBN Code : 1465496017
  • Pages : 256
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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One Marvel book to guide them all. If you want to understand how the Marvel Comics Universe works, The Marvel Book is the only book you need. It is a unique exploration of the vast, interconnected Marvel Comics Multiverse from its beginnings to the end of everything and beyond. From iconic Super Heroes such as the Avengers, Spider-Man, Iron Man and the Black Panther, to revolutionary technology like Iron Man's : and S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Helicarriers, to enduring villains such as Thanos and Loki, The Marvel Book explores the key concepts, characters, and events that have defined and shaped Marvel Comics over the past 80 years. Meticulously researched and expertly written, The Marvel Book is packed with vivid, carefully sourced artwork, illuminating infographics, and incisive, specially curated essays that shed new light on the myriad wonders of the Marvel Comics universe. The book's content is divided into key subject areas-The Multiverse, Science and Technology, War and Peace, Cosmic Forces, Magic and the Supernatural, and Alternate Realities-that form the foundations of Marvel Comics. The Marvel Book is a revealing and invaluable roadmap to a boundless comics universe that no Marvel fan will want to miss! © 2019 MARVEL


2019-04-02

Marvel Studios Character Encyclopedia

By Adam Bray
  • Full Title : Marvel Studios Character Encyclopedia
  • Author : Adam Bray
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • ISBN Code : 1465487034
  • Pages : 208
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Avengers assemble! Destiny arrives in this children's character encyclopedia that tells you all about your favorite marvel superheroes from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Whatever it is that you want to know, Marvel Studios: Character Encyclopedia will make you an instant Marvel Studios expert. Wondering what Thor's hammer is called, how Iron Man builds his suits, or who Thanos is? Let's find out! From the original Iron Man film to Captain America: Civil War, and all culminating in the epic Avengers: Endgame, there's 10 years of film history jampacked into this one book. Explore the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in incredible detail and learn things you never thought you would. Meet The Heroes And Villains Of The Marvel Cinematic Universe These 208-scintillating full-color pages are filled with character portraits and tidbits are a marvel to behold! Discover the most fascinating facts about your favorite characters from the amazing Marvel Studios movies. From the mighty Avengers to their biggest villain, the infamous and terrifying Mad Titan, Thanos! Inside you'll find information on all the Avengers, their greatest adversaries, and more characters from across the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe. Learn the facts, figures, super-powers and origins of your favorite characters. From Ant-Man and the Wasp to Black Panther and Doctor Strange, this book spans over a decade of action-packed Marvel Studios movie releases. Filled with interesting facts and key information, whether your favorite marvel character is Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, Captain Marvel or Scarlet Witch, you'll be able to find out all about their story, super-powers, weapons, and much more. It isn't only Earth's Mightiest Heroes you'll find in this book; this book includes powerful villains and their followers, sinister spies, brave soldiers, and even ordinary people who find themselves caught up in epic battles! This educational book takes you on a journey through: - The First Avenger, Captain America - The Avengers biggest villains: Loki, Ultron and Thanos - Thor and his hammer, Mjolnir - The Guardians of the Galaxy - And more of Earth's Mightiest Heroes Explore the wonderful world of Marvel at DK with best-selling comics featuring characters like Black Panther, Spider-Man, Captain America, Hawkeye, Star-Lord, Groot, Hulk, Dr. Strange, Captain Marvel, the Fantastic Four and more. Take them on an unforgettable adventure to the Marvel Universe with sticker books, character encyclopedias and movie guides. © 2018 MARVEL


2020-10-06

DC Comics Cover Art

By Nick Jones
  • Full Title : DC Comics Cover Art
  • Author : Nick Jones
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • ISBN Code : 074403776X
  • Pages : 240
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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"Story hook, tragic moment, poster, or outrageous character, the covers lured us in." - Paul Levitz, president of DC Comics 2002-2009 From the trailblazing works of Bob Kane, to the photorealistic stylings of Adam Hughes and quirky humor of Amanda Conner, DC Comics Cover Art is a collection of the most iconic covers in DC's history. The stunning artwork is accompanied by expert commentary exploring the significance of each cover, while artist profiles shed light on their creators. Discover the most striking covers from more than 85 years of DC Comics. All DC characters and elements © & TM DC Comics. (s20)


2011-10-12

Stan Lee's How to Draw Comics

By Stan Lee
  • Full Title : Stan Lee's How to Draw Comics
  • Author : Stan Lee
  • Publisher : Watson-Guptill
  • ISBN Code : 030778648X
  • Pages : 224
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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In Stan Lee's How to Draw Comics, Stan Lee reveals his secrets for: * Costumes * Penciling, Inking & Coloring * Lettering & Word Balloons * Digital Advances * Perspective & Foreshortening * What Makes Great Action * Page & Panel Layout * Covers * Creating a Portfolio * Getting Work When it comes to comic books, one name says it all: Stan Lee. His characters are classics. His industry knowledge is vast. His creativity is boundless. And now, he’s sharing what he knows with you, Grasshopper! His cohorts have always been—and still are—some of the best in the business: Jack Kirby, John Romita, Sr., Neal Adams, Gil Kane, Mike Deodato, Jr., Frank Cho, and Jonathan Lau, and many others, Stan includes their work here and discusses what exactly makes it so great. He touches on all the important stuff: anatomy, foreshortening, perspective, action, penciling, inking, hand lettering vs. digital lettering, color, character and costume design, panel flow, materials and tools, computers, file formats, and software. He includes an overview of the history and development of the comic book industry, and there’s an extensive section on various types of covers—the super important element that makes the reader want to pick up that comic! In a world where good battles evil at every turn and the hero fights valiantly to get the girl, no stone is left unturned! Here you’ll also find info on all the small details—that really aren’t so small: word balloons, thought balloons, whisper balloons, bursts, sound effect lettering, and splash pages! And KA-BLAMMM! . . . once you’ve created your art, then what? Lest you think Stan would turn you out into the wilderness without a road map, fellow traveler, there’s also information on preparing and submitting your portfolio, on getting work, and on suggested reading and schools. Stan Lee’s How to Draw Comics features a cover that reunites long time collaborator John Romita Sr. and original cover artist of How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way. John Romita Sr. was most famous for his collaboration on The Amazing Spider-Man with Stan Lee! It’s time for a new approach . . . “a cornucopia of cutting-edge, techno-savvy instructions to lead you down the freshly laid yellow brick road of creativity.” It’s time for a book that takes you on the new journey of creating comic books for the 21st century and beyond! Excelsior!


2014-06-10

Flashpoint: The World of Flashpoint Featuring Superman

By Scott Snyder,Dan Jurgens,Lowell Francis,Rex Ogle
  • Full Title : Flashpoint: The World of Flashpoint Featuring Superman
  • Author : Scott Snyder,Dan Jurgens,Lowell Francis,Rex Ogle
  • Publisher : DC Comics
  • ISBN Code : 1401253067
  • Pages : 231
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Not a dream, not an imaginary story, not an elseworld. This is Flash Fact: When Barry Allen wakes at his desk, he discovers the world has changed. Family is alive, loved ones are strangers, and close friends are different, gone or worse. It's a world on the brink of a cataclysmic war--but where are Earth's Greatest Heroes to stop it? World Of Flashpoint: When the Amazons and Atlanteans broke out into war, everything changed in a flash--especially the life of Traci 13! Booster Gold: Booster finds a world very different from the one he left behind. It's up to the time-lost hero to figure it all out and fix what once went wrong! The Canterbury Cricket: Meet the members of the Resistance as they battle their way through enemy lines. But who is the Canterbury Cricket? As the rebels take a moment to rest, the Cricket shares his tale with his comrades in arms. Project Superman: General Sam Lane wants to create the world's greatest soldier, but instead he just might end up with the world's most powerful monster. Learn the secrets behind Project Superman and the mysterious Subject Zero. Don't miss this Superman volume collecting WORLD OF FLASHPOINT #1-3, BOOSTER GOLD #44-47, THE CANTERBURY CRICKET #1 and PROJECT SUPERMAN #1-3.


2014-02-25

Reference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries, Eighth Edition

By Jack O'Gorman
  • Full Title : Reference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries, Eighth Edition
  • Author : Jack O'Gorman
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • ISBN Code : 0838912125
  • Pages : 312
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new to this edition. Containing sources selected and annotated by a team of public and academic librarians, the works included have been chosen for value and expertise in specific subject areas. Equally useful for both library patrons and staff, this resource Covers more than a dozen key subject areas, including General Reference; Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics; Psychology and Psychiatry; Social Sciences and Sociology; Business and Careers; Political Science and Law; Education; Words and Languages; Science and Technology; History; and Performing Arts Encompasses database products, CD-ROMs, websites, and other electronic resources in addition to print materials Includes thorough annotations for each source, with information on author/editor, publisher, cost, format, Dewey and LC classification numbers, and more Library patrons will find this an invaluable resource for current everyday topics. Librarians will appreciate it as both a reference and collection development tool, knowing it’s backed by ALA’s long tradition of excellence in reference selection.


2018-01-15

스핀오프

By 강은원
  • Full Title : 스핀오프
  • Author : 강은원
  • Publisher : CommunicationBooks
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : N.A
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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과거에는 원작의 성공에 힘입은 스핀오프 작품들이 주로 영화로 제작되었다면 최근에는 방송, 드라마, 애니메이션, 만화, 게임까지 장르가 확대되고 있다. 스핀오프는 원작에서 파생된 작품이다. 원작과 동일한 설정, 세계관을 공유하고 있으며 원작에서 조연이었던 캐릭터가 스핀오프에서는 주인공이 되어 이야기가 진행된다. 이미 인기를 얻은 원작 콘텐츠를 기반으로 매력적인 등장인물이나 상황을 재조명해 기존 관객뿐 아니라 새로운 관객까지 끌어들일 수 있다. 새로운 스토리를 창작해야 한다는 부담에서 벗어날 수 있으며 원작을 변주한 풍부한 스토리텔링이 전개된다.