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Drozd, Anne

Summary: "Meet the visionary physicists, chemists, engineers, and entertainers (as well as mice, bears, tortoises, and more) who took rockets from illuminations in the sky to the most powerful vehicles ever known. You'll also find out how using a gyroscope, swinging on a swing set, and spraying water from a garden hose are the keys to understanding space travel"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Lobby Display, Call number: J 629 DRO

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Maslon, Laurence.

Summary: Together again for the first time, here comes the greatest comic book superheroes ever assembled between two covers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.5 MAL

Lutes, Jason

Summary: "The third and final act of Jason Lutes's historical fiction about the Weimar Republic begins with Hitler arriving in Berlin. With the National Socialist party now controlling Parliament, the citizenry becomes even more divided. Lutes steps back from the larger political upheaval, using the intertwining lives of a small group of Germans to zero in on the rise of fascism and how swiftly it can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bunjevac, Nina.

Summary: Standing alongside Marjane Satrapi s Persepolis and Joe Sacco s Palestine, Nina Bunjevac s Fatherland is a searing work of graphic nonfiction that tells the history of the Balkans in the twentieth century through the experiences of the author and her family. In 1975, fearing her husband s growing fanaticism, Bunjevac s mother flees her marriage and adopted country of Canada, taking Nina then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Livright Publishing Corporation 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Horning, Nicole

Summary: Comic books have been popular for generations, and the success of films based on superheroes such as Wonder Woman and Black Panther has proven that their popularity shows no signs of slowing down. This guide is designed specifically for young fans and includes information about the history, future, and storage of comics, where to buy and how to read comic books, conventions, and the companies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.5 DAN

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Books 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Liu, Na

Summary: A young girl describes her experiences growing up in China, beginning with the death of Chairman Mao in 1976.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 LIU

Trudeau, G. B.

Summary: Chronicles Trudeau's Doonesbury comics from 1970 to 2010.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.5 TRU

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Libraries Unlimited 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: FUTURE SHOCK! The Story of 2000 AD charts how the multi-award winning comic came to be, how it has survived for 37 years, and how it continues to be an innovator and game-changer in both comics and the wider cultural world beyond.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Goddin, Philippe.

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Last Gasp 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.5092 GOD

Beatty, Scott

Summary: An updated edition of the illustrated guide to Batman, providing information about all the people in the Dark Knight's life and following the story lines of the superhero's adventures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 Beatty 2005

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,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gonick, Larry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Chandler, Matt

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "This is the true story of one man's bravery, ingenuity, and daring determination as he trekked thousands of feet up in the mountains. Readers will learn about the struggles Sven Somme endured as he eluded 900 German soldiers set out to capture him."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.53 CHA

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