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

    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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  • The Little Book of Hulk by Roy Thomas
    The Little Book of Hulk (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    Bruce Banner can't control when he becomes the Hulk, whether it's Incredible, Savage, or Rampaging-which is unfortunate for anyone who gets in his way, especially if they're up to no good. Follow his path of destruction in this volume, with its 192 pages of iconic Hulk images, and text by comics legend Roy Thomas, author of 75 Years of...

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  • DC Comics Variant Covers by Daniel Wallace
    DC Comics Variant Covers (English, Hardback)

    For the first time ever, explore the complete visual history of DC Comics variant comic book covers in this amazing collection....

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

    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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  • Comics and the City by Jorn Ahrens
    Comics and the City (English, Paperback)

    Deals with the most important aspect of the aesthetics and narratives of comics - urban topography and environment. This collection of essays covers a variety of international approaches from the three main comic book cultures: the US, Europe, and Japan.

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

    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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  • Iron Man vs. Captain America and Philosophy by Nicolas Michaud
    Iron Man vs. Captain America and Philosophy (English, Paperback)

    Who is the most truly heroic--Captain America or Iron Man? The writers in this book try to answer that question from many diverse viewpoints.

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  • Marvel Avengers Ultimate Guide New Edition by DK
    Marvel Avengers Ultimate Guide New Edition (English, Hardback)

    Learn all you ever wanted to know about Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Ant-Man, Hawkeye, Black Widow, Scarlet Witch, and all the Super Heroes on the Avengers roster. ...

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  • Autobiographical Comics by Andrew J. Kunka
    Autobiographical Comics (English, Paperback)

    A complete guide to the history, form and contexts of the genre, Autobiographical Comics helps readers explore the increasingly popular genre of graphic life writing. In an accessible and easy-to-navigate format, the book covers such topics as:...

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  • The Little Book of Avengers by Roy Thomas
    The Little Book of Avengers (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    Brought together by comics icons Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, the Avengers are the super-team to beat all super-teams! Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Ant-Man, Wasp, and the Hulk were the first, but many heroes have served since then. This is your definitive guide to the greatest Avengers moments! (c) MARVEL

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  • The Little Book of Captain America by Roy Thomas
    The Little Book of Captain America (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    Given an experimental super-serum, Steve Rogers became a super soldier who stands for liberty. From the trenches of World War II to leading the Avengers, Captain America comes to life in this ultimate guide to comics' greatest super patriot! (c) MARVEL

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  • The Little Book of Fantastic Four by Roy Thomas
    The Little Book of Fantastic Four (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    Cosmic rays gave them their powers, and they formed one of the greatest superhero squads of all time. Mister Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Human Torch, and the Thing are iconic as individuals, invincible as a team: With 192 pages of images, and text by Roy Thomas, welcome to your comprehensive guide to the greatest super...

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  • Visual Journeys Through Wordless Narratives by Evelyn Arizpe
    Visual Journeys Through Wordless Narratives (English, Paperback)

    "Immigration is an ongoing, global phenomenon and schools and teachers in host countries must continually find new ways of working with the increasing numbers of immigrant pupils, including refugees and asylum seekers. Language and literacy are crucial for inclusion in a new context but these must be developed in spaces where these children feel safe to explore themes that resonate with their...

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  • Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga by Randall Bonser
    Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga (English, Hardback)

    This book provides a history of comic books, graphic novels, and manga, detailing the origins of each and providing an overview of their significance to young adult readers.

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  • From Daniel Boone to Captain America by Chad A. Barbour
    From Daniel Boone to Captain America (English, Paperback)

    From nineteenth-century American art and literature to comic books of the twentieth century and afterwards, Chad A. Barbour examines in From Daniel Boone to Captain America the transmission of the ideals and myths of the frontier and playing Indian in American culture.

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  • The British Superhero by Chris Murray
    The British Superhero (English, Paperback)

    Reveals the largely unknown and rather surprising history of the British superhero. It is often thought that Britain did not have its own superheroes, yet Murray demonstrates that there were a great many in Britain and that they were often used as a way to comment on the relationship between Britain and America.

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