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  • Monster Mash: The Creepy, Kooky Monster Craze In America 1957-1972
    Monster Mash: The Creepy, Kooky Monster Craze In America 1957-1972 (English, Hardback) Mark Voger, Basil Gogos

    Once Frankenstein and friends infiltrated TV in 1957, an avalanche of monster magazines, toys, games, trading cards, and comic books crashed upon an unsuspecting public.

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  • Art Of Satoshi Kon
    Art Of Satoshi Kon (English, Hardback) Satoshi Kon

    Brilliant anime director Satoshi Kon (Paprika [2006], Paranoia Agent [2004], Tokyo Godfathers [2003], Millennium Actress [2001] and Perfect Blue [1997]) died tragically young in 2010 at the age of 46. Now Dark Horse is privileged to remember him and his works through The Art Of Satoshi Kon, a beautiful book of Kon's illustrations for his movies Perfect Blue, Tokyo Godfathers, Millennium Actress,...

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  • Dan Dare
    Dan Dare (English, Hardback) Rod Barzilay, Graham Bleathman

    This innovative Haynes Manual takes a detailed look inside the spaceships, space stations and various other craft that played such a huge part in bringing the excitement of space travel to the stories. Beautifully illustrated with cutaway artwork by Graham Bleathman, and supported by fabulous contemporary comic-strip art, this is the ultimate technical guide to the spaceships of Dan Dare and a wonderful addition to every comic fan's bookshelf.

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  • Manga in America
    Manga in America (English, Paperback) Dr. Casey Brienza

    "In Manga in America - the first ever book-length study of the history, structure, and practices of the American manga publishing industry - Casey Brienza explodes this assumption. Drawing on extensive field research and interviews with industry insidersabout licensing deals, processes of translation, adaptation, and marketing, new digital publishing and distribution models, and more, Brienza...

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  • Dragon Age: The World Of Thedas Volume 1
    Dragon Age: The World Of Thedas Volume 1 (English, Hardback) Ben Gelinas

    Invitingly designed, illustrated with hundreds of pieces of lush art from the creators of the games, this is the definitive guide to BioWare's dark fantasy masterpiece! For Dragon Age newcomers, this comprehensive volume brings you up to speed on everything you need to know about the regions, religions, monsters, magic, and more! For dedicated fans, never before have the secrets of BioWare's epic...

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  • Swampmen: Muck-Monsters of the Comics
    Swampmen: Muck-Monsters of the Comics (English, Paperback) Frank Brunner, Bernie Wrightson

    A title that dredges up those creepy man-critters that crawled out of the bayou back in the 1970s, through the memories of the artists and writers who created them.

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  • The Bronze Age of DC Comics
    The Bronze Age of DC Comics (English, Hardback) Paul Levitz

    A series on DC Comics that explores the origins of comics' most enduring legends and the behind-the-scenes stories of the men and women who created them, era by era. It features original illustrations, photographs, film stills, and collectibles have been reproduced to bring the story lines, the characters, and their creators to life.

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  • Captain Scarlet Manual
    Captain Scarlet Manual (English, Paperback) Sam Denham, Graham Bleathman

    Following the success of the Haynes Thunderbirds Manual, the same author/illustrator team turn their attention to Captain Scarlet, another iconic sci-fi creation of the late Gerry Anderson....

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  • Marvel Vehicles Owner's Workshop Manual
    Marvel Vehicles Owner's Workshop Manual (Hardback) Alex Irvine

    The ultimate guide to the Marvel Heroes' transport This manual covers the various vehicles used by Marvel Heroes, both in films and cartoons, with detailed technical drawings, cutaways and stills from films and cartoon strips.

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  • Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives
    Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives (English, Hardback) C. Foss, J. Gray

    As there has yet to be any substantial scrutiny of the complex confluences a more sustained dialogue between disability studies and comics studies might suggest, Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives aims through its broad range of approaches and focus points to explore this exciting subject in productive and provocative ways.

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  • The MLJ Companion
    The MLJ Companion (English, Paperback) Rik Offenberger, Paul Castiglia

    Documents the 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. This title features in-depth examinations of each era of the characters' extensive history: The Golden Age, the Silver Age, the Bronze Age, up to the Modern Age.

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  • The Many Lives of Catwoman
    The Many Lives of Catwoman (English, Paperback) Tim Hanley

    For more than 75 years, Catwoman has forged her own path in a clear-cut world of stalwart heroes, diabolical villains and damsels in distress. Sometimes a thief, sometimes a vigilante, sometimes neither and sometimes both, the mercurial Catwoman gleefully defies classification. Her relentless independence across comic books, television and film appearances set her apart from the rest of the...

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  • Comic Book Fever
    Comic Book Fever (English, Paperback) Jack Kirby, Alex Ross

    GEORGE?KHOURY?(author of The Extraordinary Works of Alan Moore and Kimota:?The Miracleman?Companion) presents a ?love letter??to his personal golden age of comics, 1976-1986, covering all the things that made those comics great-the top artists, the coolest stories, and even the best ads! Inside this full-color hardcover are new articles, interviews, and images about the people, places, characters,...

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  • Disaster Drawn
    Disaster Drawn (English, Hardback) Hillary L. Chute

    In hard-hitting accounts of Auschwitz, Bosnia, Palestine, and Hiroshima's Ground Zero, comics have shown a stunning capacity to bear witness to trauma. Hillary Chute 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.

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  • The Complete Funky Winkerbean
    The Complete Funky Winkerbean (English, Hardback) Tom Batiuk

    Since its debut on March 27, 1972, Funky Winkerbean has chronicled the lives of a group of students from the fictitious Westview High School. This second volume, which presents strips from 1975, 1976, and 1977, sees the comic strip rounding into the form that will carry it into its middle years.

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  • Monster Girl Encyclopedia: Vol. 2
    Monster Girl Encyclopedia: Vol. 2 (English, Paperback) Kenkou Cross

    The definitive source guide for the entire monster girl genre! Told from the perspective of a wandering scholarof monsters, this tantalising tome includes 100 gorgeous full-colour illustrations of seductively-dangerous monster girls.

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  • Brighter Than You Think: 10 Short Works by Alan Moore
    Brighter Than You Think: 10 Short Works by Alan Moore (English, Paperback) Marc Sobel, Alan Moore

    Collection and analysis of Alan Moore's difficult to find short comics stories.

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  • Critical Approaches to Comics
    Critical Approaches to Comics (English, Paperback) Matthew J. Smith

    Critical Approaches to Comics offers students a deeper understanding of the artistic and cultural significance of comic books and graphic novels by introducing key theories and critical methods for analyzing comics. Each chapter explains and then demonstrates a critical method or approach, which students can then apply to interrogate and critique the meanings and forms of comic books, graphic...

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  • Terra Australis
    Terra Australis (Paperback) Laurent-Frederic Bollee, Philippe Nicloux

    The definitive account of the birth of Australia

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  • He-man And She Ra
    He-man And She Ra (English, Hardback) James Eatock

    From 1983 to 1986, He-Man and his twin sister She-Ra entranced a generation of boys and girls all around the word with their animated adventures, offering not only cartoon excitement, but also important moral guidance. Now, Dark Horse Books is proud to present the first ever official companion to the classic series, featuring over 500 pages of fascinating story synopses, animation process, and...

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