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Feb.21.2012
Appealing to the casual comic book reader as well as the hardcore graphic novel fan, this ultimate A-to-Z compendium describes everyone’s favorite participants in the eternal battle between good and evil. With nearly 200 entries examining more than 1,000 icons and their place in popular culture, it...
The Collected Toupydoops, Vol. 1: Ground Floor
Dec.29.2010
Imagine a Hollywood run not by movie studios, but by comic book publishers.  Here, Homer Simpson is a bigger star than Tom Cruise, and everyone is trying to get published.  Into this world steps Toupydoops, kindergarten teacher and aspiring comic book actor.   Join Toupy, along with this best...
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Nov.18.2010
Shazam made his debut in Whiz Comics in 1940, and outsold his biggest competitor, Superman, by 14 million copies a month. It wasn’t long before a variety of merchandise was licensed—secret decoders, figurines, buttons, paper rockets, tin toys, puzzles, costumes—and a fan club was created to keep up...
Graven Images: Religion in Comic Books and Graphic Novels
Oct.02.2010
This title explores the roles of religion in comic books and graphic novels. Comic books have increasingly become a vehicle for serious social commentary and, specifically, for innovative religious thought. Practitioners of both traditional religions and new religious movements have begun to...
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Sep.10.2010
The return of the world's first female private eye in fiction and on TV! As tough as Mike Hammer and as sultry as Marilyn Monroe! Danger lurks in Hollywood when topless piano player Mimi Malloy walks into Honey West's office. There's been a double homicide at her nightclub, and Mimi suspects she's...
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Aug.16.2010
Unmasking superhuman abilities and double lives, this analysis showcases nearly two dozen psychologists as their essays explore the minds of pop culture’s most intriguing and daring superheroes, including Spider-Man, Batman, Superman, and the X-Men. Exposing the inner thoughts that these reclusive...
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Dec.21.2009
Written by Steve Niles, Ivory Madison (read blog post about her contribution, "No Two Alike"), David Tischman, Simon Spurrier and others Art by Chris Samnee, Clayton Henry, Marcus To, Saleem Crawford and others Cover by Andy Kubert The BATMAN 80-PAGE GIANT features can't-miss action from...
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Nov.27.2009
Rough week for Jacinto & Lennox Retrievals. Monday: The Egg of First Light is stolen. Tuesday: J&L are hired to retrieve it. By Thursday alien magic, super assassins, and Armageddon stand between them and their payday. Friday: Ka-Boom?!
Black Tide #5
Jul.14.2009
Thousands of years ago Atlantis suddenly crumbled apart and sank into the sea. Its existence is now a mere legend and the Atlanteans would like to keep it that way. Living among us, they recreated their realm by combining ancient wisdom with new age technology. Thriving covertly, beneath the...
Black Tide: Awakening of the Key
Jul.14.2009
Thousands of years ago Atlantis suddenly crumbled apart and sank into the sea. Its existence is now a mere legend and the Atlanteans would like to keep it that way. Living among us, they recreated their realm by combining ancient wisdom with new age technology. Thriving covertly, beneath the...