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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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  • Dan Dare: Spacefleet Operations Manual
    Dan Dare: Spacefleet Operations Manual (English, Hardback) Rod Barzilay

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Dragon Ball Z "It's Over 9,000!" When Worldviews Collide
    Dragon Ball Z "It's Over 9,000!" When Worldviews Collide (English, Paperback) Derek Padula

    Akira Toriyama's Dragon Ball is the world's most recognized anime and manga series, having entertained millions of fans across the globe. The legendary rivalry of the last two full blooded Saiya-jins, Goku and Vegeta, is the iconic example of a lifelong conflict that inspires fans to burst through their own personal limits. ...

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  • 100 Things Batman Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
    100 Things Batman Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (English, Paperback) Joseph McCabe

    Most Batman fans have enjoyed the Dark Knight in comics or on the big screen and are eagerly anticipating the release of the new Justice League movie. But only real fans know the other characters who have donned the cowl in place of Bruce Wayne, or know the full origin stories of those who make up the rogues gallery. 100 Things Batman Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource...

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  • Marvel Vehicles Manual
    Marvel Vehicles 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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  • The Secret History of Wonder Woman
    The Secret History of Wonder Woman (English, Paperback) Associate Professor of History and American Studies Jill Lepore

    Wonder Woman, created in 1941, on the brink of World War II, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, she has lasted the longest and commanded the most vast and wildly passionate following. Like every other superhero, Wonder Woman has a secret identity. Unlike others, she also has a secret history. In Jill Lepore¬ís riveting work of historical...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Little Book of Spider-Man
    The Little Book of Spider-Man (English, Paperback) Roy Thomas

    Spider-Sense?Tingling!...

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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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  • Mangasia
    Mangasia (English, Paperback) Paul Gravett

    A comprehensive visual survey of comic-art styles and themes throughout Japan and Asia

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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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  • The Doomster's Monolithic Pocket Alphabet
    The Doomster's Monolithic Pocket Alphabet (English, Hardback) Theo Prasidis, Maarten Donders

    Bongs, goats, amps, and a lot of naked nuns! In fivedecades of wretched existence, doom metal has evolved into a vast orchard ofunearthly delights. Explore its unholy rites with THE DOOMSTER'SMONOLITHIC POCKET ALPHABET, the definitive illustrated lexicon of all thingsdoom. Or be doomed!

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