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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

Hale, Nathan

Summary: Tells the story of the Marquis de Lafayette, both what happened before and during the American Revolution, including all the Frenchman's escapades across France and the colonies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2018

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Hale, Nathan

Summary: "Big Bad Ironclad! covers the history of the amazing ironclad steam warships used in the Civil War. From the ship's inventor, who had a history of blowing things up and only 100 days to complete his project, to the mischievous William Cushing, who pranked his way through the whole war, this book is filled with surprisingly true facts and funny, brave characters that modern readers will easily...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: J973.75 HAL

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 Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 STA

Mack, Stanley.

Summary: In 1861, a young slave named Sam escapes to search for his father, who has been conscripted into the Confederate army, and makes his way to a northern city, while back at the Virginia plantation where Sam was raised Annabelle, the owner's daughter, struggles to run things after her father's death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Childrens Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Graphic MAC

Hale, Nathan

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Nathan Hale, the author's historical namesake, was America's first spy, a Revolutionary War hero who famously said "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" before being hanged by the British. In the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales series, author Nathan Hale channels his namesake to present history's roughest, toughest, and craziest stories in the graphic novel format.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.385 HAL

Fingeroth, Danny

Summary: "The definitive biography of the beloved-often controversial-co-creator of many legendary superheroes, A Marvelous Life: The Amazing Story of Stan Lee presents the origin of "Stan the Man," who spun a storytelling web of comic book heroic adventures into a pop culture phenomenon: the Marvel Universe. Stan Lee was the most famous American comic book creator who ever lived. Thanks, especially, to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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Hockensmith, Steve

Summary: At the National Museum of American History, Eric, Dominique, Aday, and Josephine enlist the help of Gilbert Stuart, John Trumbull, and Thomas Jefferson to thwart a plan to turn the United States into a monarchy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2017

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

Hennessey, Jonathan

Summary: A graphic adaptation of the Gettysburg Address explains the events of the War, drawing on first-hand accounts from soldiers, slaves, and key figures and providing an understanding of the speech that marked America's new path.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.7349 HEN

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

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

Cooper, James Fenimore

Summary: In 1757, the third year of the French and Indian War, Hawkeye, a colonial scout, and his friends, Chingachkook, a chief of the Mohicans, and his son Uncas risk their lives to guide two English sisters through hostile territory and evade the evil Huron, Magua, who is determined to destroy them. Find out what happens next. Beautifully illustrated, this classic comic graphic novel captures the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trajectory, Inc. 2013

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Howe, Sean.

Summary: Interweaves history, anecdotes, and analysis with more than one hundred interviews with Marvel insiders to reveal how Marvel, which introduced brightly costumed caped crusaders in the 1960s, became one of the most dominant pop cultural forces in contemporary America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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

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 Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 DC

Ross, Alex

Summary: Celebrates the talents of DC Comics artist Alex Ross in a collection of his drawings, sketches, limited edition prints, and other artwork, all reproduced in full color, accompanied by a study of his creative process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2005

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.5 ROS

Goulart, Ron

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Contemporary Books 1986

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

Daniels, Les

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Billboard Books 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 DAN

Yomtov, Nelson.

Summary: "In graphic novel format, follows the adventures of Nickolas Flux as he travels back in time and must survive the Boston Tea Party"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Comics As Art: We Told You So tells of Fantagraphics Books' key role in helping build and shape an art movement around a discredited, ignored and fading expression of Americana the way insiders share the saga with one another other: in anecdotal form, in the words of the people who lived it and saw it happen. Comics historian and critic Tom Spurgeon and longtime Comics Journal editor Michael...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books 2016

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

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

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 THO

Stavans, Ilan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0468 STA

Cooper, James Fenimore

Summary: Retells, in comic book format, the story of a wilderness scout and his Mohegan companions who accept the dangerous task of transporting two young women to Fort William Henry during the French and Indian War and protecting them from an evil Huron.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel 2008

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Hajdu, David.

Summary: In the years between World War II and the emergence of television as a mass medium, American popular culture as we know it was first created--in the pulpy, boldly illustrated pages of comic books. No sooner had this new culture emerged than it was beaten down by church groups, community bluestockings, and a McCarthyish Congress--only to resurface with a crooked smile on its face in Mad magazine.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 0000

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 302.23 HAJ