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Korté, Steven

Summary: Wonder Woman--DC Comics' greatest female superhero--flies onto our What Is the Story Of? list. She is a founding member of the Justice League, a goddess, and an ambassador of the Amazonian people. Wonder Woman burst onto the comic book scene during World War II. For more than seventy years, she has been fighting for equality, power, and truth with her lasso of truth in one hand and her sword in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 741.5 KOR

Mallory, Michael.

Summary: Presents a history of the Marvel universe, examines the characters, and shares interviews with comic creators, including Stan Lee, John Romita, and Joe Simon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chartwell Books 2014

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.5 MAL

Nelson, Victoria.

Contents: White dog, the prequel : between imagination and belief -- Faux Catholic : a Gothick subgenre from Monk Lewis to Dan Brown -- Gothick God : the worshipful world of Horror Fandom -- Decommissioning Satan : in favor of his man-god whelps -- Gothick romance : the danse macabre of women -- The bright God beckons : the new vampire romance -- Postapocalyptic Gothick : that means zombies (and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.3 Nelson

Daniels, Les

Summary: The complete story of America's favorite heroes and their talented, dedicated creators. The author offers remarkable new anecdotes about the company's history, traces the complex genealogies of the characters, describes behind-the-scenes politics that influence the stories, and interviews dozens of artists and writers--the real stars of his engrossing tales.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 1995

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 DAN

Robins, Scott.

Summary: Provides reviews and recommendations for hundreds of comic books and graphic novels for juvenile audiences that will help parents determine which titles are right for their kids.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Krause Publications 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: JR 741.5 ROB

Brenner, Robin E.

Contents: Short history of manga and anime -- Manga and anime vocabulary -- Culture clash : East meets West -- Adventures with ninjas and schoolgirls : humor and realism -- Samurai and shogun : action, war, and historical fiction -- Giant robots and nature spirits : science fiction, fantasy, and legends -- Understanding fans and fan culture -- Draw in a crowd : promotion and programs -- Collection...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Libraries Unlimited 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 025.2 BRE

McCloud, Scott

Summary: Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, this innovative comic book provides a detailed look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 1994

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 MCC

Summary: Once they were larger-than-life idols created to entertain children and were dismissed by the adult world. But in the new millennium, characters created over half a century ago have risen up to conquer popular culture. This is the story of how Superheroes have successfully transitioned from the comic book page to the silver screen and dominated the box office worldwide. It tells how cinema has...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RIS

Thomas, Roy

Summary: Ten years after its initial successful publication, The Marvel Vault returns in fully updated form. Chock-full of historic and never-before-seen memorabilia, and featuring all of Marvel’s most beloved characters including Iron Man, Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four, The Marvel Vault is now better than ever! New text and images chronicle how Marvel has channeled its singular storytelling into...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 THO

Summary: Includes interviews with twenty-four comic book artists. "In examining an art form that has, until recently, not been accepted as 'art,' and discovering what it is these passionate creators find appealing about comic books, a bright light is shed on ALL independent creators..."--Container insert.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Chris Brandt 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC IND

Chute, Hillary L

Summary: "The massive impact that comics have had on our culture becomes more and more clear every day, from the critically acclaimed musical Fun Home, based on Alison Bechdel's groundbreaking comic, to the dozens of superhero films hitting cinemas every year. What is it that makes comics so special? What can this unique art form do that others can't? In Comics for Grownups, comics scolar Hillary Chute...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 741.5 CHU

Goddin, Philippe.

Contents: v. 1. 1907-1937 -- v. 2. 1937-1948 -- v. 3. 1948-1983.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Last Gasp 2008

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.5092 GOD

Nicholson, Hope.

Summary: Think comic books can't feature strong female protagonists? Think again! In The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen you ll meet the most fascinating exemplars of the powerful, compelling, entertaining, and heroic female characters who ve populated comic books from the very beginning. This spectacular sisterhood includes costumed crimebusters like Miss Fury, super-spies like Tiffany Sinn,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 NIC

Thompson, Jason.

Summary: Whether you're new to the world of manga-style graphic novels or a longtime reader on the lookout for the next hot series, here's a comprehensive guide to the wide, wonderful world of Japanese comics! Includes incisive, full-length reviews of stories and artwork; titles rated from zero to four stars; guidelines for age-appropriateness; profiles of the biggest names in manga, including CLAMP,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books/Del Rey 2007

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 THO

Marsham, Liz

Summary: Provides a guide to the superheroes and archvillains of the DC universe, featuring such characters as Superman, Batman, Cyborg, Darkseid, Brainiac, John Constantine, and the Joker. The infographic design of each spectacularly illustrated, double-page feature gives readers a totally new slant on the DC Comics Universe and its super-powered heroes and villains, fantastic weapons, futuristic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 741.5 MAR

Shadmi, Koren

Summary: "Lugosi, the tragic life story of one of horror's most iconic film stars, tells of a young Hungarian activist forced to flee his homeland after the failed Communist revolution in 1919. Reinventing himself in the U.S., first on stage and then in movies, he landed the unforgettable role of Count Dracula in what would become a series of classic feature films. From that point forward, Lugosi's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Life Drawn by Humanoids 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 921 LUGOSI, BELA SHA

Ōtomo, Katsuhiro

Summary: "Akira began serialization in December of 1982 in Young Magazine, and the curtains finally closed when the sixth paperback collection was released in March 1993. This book chronicles that decade-plus of history in its entirety..."--T.p.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Manga 2007

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Summary: Philosopher, pop-icon, shaman and story teller. As one of the most influential comic book writers in the market today, Grant Morrison is all of these things. His explosive and often controversial 30-year career has made him a household name for comic fans, and he shows no signs of slowing down. Morrison's career is now taking a new turn as he explores media beyond comic books. With film and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Halo 8 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GRA

Harrold, Jess.

Summary: Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope! This deluxe edition collects all of Marvel's 40th anniversary art retelling the story of A New Hope - as illustrated by some of the industry's most gifted artists. Extras include sketches and pencils, commentary, essays, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Worldwide 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 STA

Wolk, Douglas

Summary: "The first-ever full reckoning with Marvel Comics' interconnected, half-million-page story, a revelatory guide to the "epic of epics"--and to the past 60 years of American culture--from a beloved authority on the subject who read all 27,000+ Marvel superhero comics and lived to tell the tale. The superhero comic books that Marvel Comics has published since 1961 are, Douglas Wolk notes, the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 WOL

Summary: An exploration of the success of Marvel Comics and a behind-the-scenes look at the way superheroes are produced, including Spider-Man, Captain America, and the Incredible Hulk. Includes an interview with legendary superhero creator Stan Lee.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur Films 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.2 MAR

Summary: "This definitive encyclopedia features more than 1,000 characters from over 75 years of DC Comics history"--Front jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 741.5 DC

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2 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 DC

Summary: Twenty years ago, a group of artists left Marvel Comics to create their own company⁵ a company that continues to influence mainstream comics and culture to this day. Image Comics was more than just a publisher. It was a response to years of creator mistreatment, and it changed comics forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC IMA

Dauber, Jeremy Asher

Summary: "The sweeping story of cartoons, comic strips, and graphic novels and their century-long hold on the American imagination. Starting with the Civil War and cartoonist Thomas Nast, creator of the lasting images of Uncle Sam and Santa Claus, author Jeremy Dauber whizzes readers through comics' progress in the twentieth century and beyond: from the golden age of newspaper comic strips (Krazy Kat,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 DAU

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 DAU

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 DAU

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