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The Ages of Superman: Essays on the Man of Steel in Changing Times
by McFarland

Since Superman first appeared on the cover of Action Comics #1 in 1938, the superhero has changed with the times to remain a relevant icon of American popular culture.

By looking at the many changes the Man of Steel has undergone to remain pertinent, this volume reveals as much about America as it does about the champion of Truth, Justice, and the American Way.

The Ages of Superman: Essays on the Man of Steel in Changing Times
 
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A Dark Day

A Dark Day


A DARK DAY is a story that follows Travis Nite as he goes through a series of grueling trials and tribulations. After suffering a near fatal car wreck, being shot by a criminal and seemingly dying, Travis is able to unlock a supernatural power within himself. All five of Travis's senses have improved along with his ability to heal and if he focuses hard enough he can even teleport and create gravitational...   [click here for more]
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A Tour of Fabletown: Patterns and Plots in Bill Willingham's Fables

A Tour of Fabletown: Patterns and Plots in Bill Willingham's Fables


In 2002, Vertigo/DC Comics published the first issue of Bill Willingham's Fables. The series imagined the lives of fairy tale figures--Snow White, the Big Bad Wolf, Cinderella and the ubiquitous Prince Charming, among many others--as they made new lives for themselves in modern-day New York City, having fled their storied homeworlds following an invasion. After 150 issues and many awards, Fables concluded...   [click here for more]
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Advent Universe Handbook #1

Advent Universe Handbook #1


Ever wonder who is the strongest hero in the Advent Universe? The most powerful character? This 36 page handbook introduces readers to the characters of the Advent Comics Universe. This handbook is a perfect jump-on point for new readers as it profiles all of the major heroes and villains within the Advent Comics Universe. ...   [click here for more]
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All or Nothing Kickstater Strategy Guide by Kirk Lindo

All or Nothing Kickstater Strategy Guide by Kirk Lindo


Kirk Lindo is the author and artist responsible for the creation and publication of The Vampress Luxura, one of the longest running vampire characters in comics history. A recent Kickstarter campaign to collect all of Luxura's appearances was wildly successful and was funded to 2517% of it's original goal! Lindo has executed 3 successful Kickstarter Campaigns and has collected some of his insights...   [click here for more]
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American Animated Cartoons of the Vietnam Era

American Animated Cartoons of the Vietnam Era


A Study of Social Commentary in Films and Television Programs, 1961-1973 In the first four years of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War (1961-64), Hollywood did not dramatize the current military conflict but rather romanticized earlier ones. Cartoons reflected only previous trends in U.S. culture, and animators comically but patriotically remembered the Revolutionary War, the Civil...   [click here for more]
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Andromatica

Andromatica


The year is 2865, humans choose Androids as their preferred cohabiting partner over ordinary humans. As populations dwindle a big group of people decided to take matters into their own hands and rage war against the Andromatica's. The main protagonist Nagana is an Andromatica a former Assassin Android who changed her ways and believes that war is not always the right way. ...   [click here for more]
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Animators of Film and Television

Animators of Film and Television


Nineteen Artists, Writers, Producers and Others In the words of Walt Disney, "Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive." Part biography, part history, part artistic commentary, this volume looks at major figures in the field of animation and discusses how their contributions have affected the course of the industry--and, in many cases, popular culture...   [click here for more]
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Anime and Memory

Anime and Memory


Aesthetic, Cultural and Thematic Perspectives The theme of memory has played a significant role in anime throughout its evolution as an art form and as popular entertainment. Anime's handling of memory is multifaceted, weaving it into diverse symbolic motifs, narratives and aesthetic issues. This study aims to provide a detailed analysis of a range of anime titles wherein different...   [click here for more]
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Anime and the Art of Adaptation

Anime and the Art of Adaptation


Eight Famous Works from Page to Screen Exploring a selection of anime adaptations of famous works of both Eastern and Western provenance, this book is concerned with appreciating their significance and appeal as independent texts. The author evaluates three aspects of anime adaptation--how anime adaptations develop their original sources in stylistic, aesthetic, and psychological...   [click here for more]
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Anime and the Visual Novel

Anime and the Visual Novel


Narrative Structure, Design and Play at the Crossroads of Animation and Computer Games This book describes the thematic and structural traits of a recent and popular development within the realm of anime: series adapted from visual novels. Visual novels are interactive fiction games in which players creatively control decisions and plot turning points. Endings alter according to the player's choices,...   [click here for more]
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Anime Arabian Nights

Anime Arabian Nights


Anime away with this otaku view on the Arabian Nights. Din is an art school dropout during the ancient days in Arabia, and runs across a feng shui fansubber/dark magician Yen-Sid who employs him to raid an ancient tomb. There, he comes across two genies, Jamie of the Ring, and Jesi of the Milk Bottle. Din uses Jesi's power to woo himself into the graces of fanboy favorite Princess Pantaloon. But Yen-Sid...   [click here for more]
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Anti-Foreign Imagery in American Pulps and Comic Books

Anti-Foreign Imagery in American Pulps and Comic Books


1920-1960 In this thorough history, the author demonstrates, via the popular literature (primarily pulp magazines and comic books) of the 1920s to about 1960, that the stories therein drew their definitions of heroism and villainy from an overarching, nativist fear of outsiders that had existed before World War I but intensified afterwards. These depictions were transferred to America's "new"...   [click here for more]
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AntiHero 113 Prelude: Director's Cut

AntiHero 113 Prelude: Director's Cut


When an arcane society sets out to create an army of perfect soldiers, little did they know that instead they would be getting the first generation of superheroes... Now witness as the first of these hybrid super humans uses his strange ability in public for the first time as he rocks the very foundation of reality in the process! ...   [click here for more]
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Aprende a Dibujar - Manual del buen Dibujante -

Aprende a Dibujar - Manual del buen Dibujante -


“Aprende a dibujar cómics” #0 es un completo libro fruto de cuatro años de trabajo donde el lector encontrará todo sobre planos, composición y construcción de viñetas, uso de los espacios, uso de líneas cinéticas, perspectiva, progresión de planos, los puntos de vista, tipos de transición, narrativa, elaboración...   [click here for more]
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Art Of... A Year And a Day Issue 2

Art Of... A Year And a Day Issue 2


Art Of... A behind the scenes look at all the hard work that goes into a A Year And a Day issue.   Creating a comic is a lot of work. Follow Darc's process for an entire issue, with each step per page laid out in unobstructed detail. Art of Issue 2    A detailed look, sketches, inks, initial colors and full shading...   [click here for more]
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Art Of... A Year And a Day Issue 2.5

Art Of... A Year And a Day Issue 2.5


Art Of... A behind the scenes look at all the hard work that goes into a A Year And a Day issue.   Creating a comic is a lot of work. Follow Darc's process for an entire issue, with each step per page laid out in unobstructed detail. Art of Issue 2.5    A detailed look, sketches, inks, initial colors and full shading...   [click here for more]
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Art Of... Code Name Hunter Issue 22

Art Of... Code Name Hunter Issue 22


Art Of... A behind the scenes look at all the hard work that goes into a Code Name: Hunter issue.   Creating a comic is a lot of work. Follow Darc's process for an entire issue, with each step per page laid out in unobstructed detail. Art of Issue 22    A detailed look, sketches, inks, initial colors and full shading for...   [click here for more]
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Art Of... Code Name Hunter Issue 22.5

Art Of... Code Name Hunter Issue 22.5


Art Of... A behind the scenes look at all the hard work that goes into a Code Name: Hunter issue.   Creating a comic is a lot of work. Follow Darc's process for an entire issue, with each step per page laid out in unobstructed detail. Art of Issue 22.5    A detailed look, sketches, inks, initial colors and full shading for all of...   [click here for more]
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Arthurian Animation

Arthurian Animation


A Study of Cartoon Camelots on Film and Television This is an exploration of the potent blend of Arthurian legend, cartoon animation, and cultural and artistic trends from 1933 to the present. In more than 170 theatrical and televised short cartoons, televised series and specials, and feature-length films from The Sword in the Stone to Shrek the Third--all covered in this book--animators...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $29.95 $15.99

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Astro Boy and Anime Come to the Americas

Astro Boy and Anime Come to the Americas


An Insider's View of the Birth of a Pop Culture Phenomenon The first generation of American television programmers had few choices of Saturday morning children's offerings. That changed dramatically in 1963 when a Japanese animated television series called Tetsuan Atom was acquired for distribution by NBC. Fred Ladd adapted the show for American television and--rechristened Astro...   [click here for more]
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At Home in the Whedonverse: Essays on Domestic Place, Space and Life

At Home in the Whedonverse: Essays on Domestic Place, Space and Life


From Buffy the Vampire Slayer to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Joss Whedon's work presents various representations of home spaces that give depth to his stories and storytelling. Through the spaceship in Firefly, a farmhouse in Avengers: Age of Ultron or Whedon's own house in Much Ado About Nothing, his work collectively offers audiences the opportunity to question the ways we relate to and inhabit...   [click here for more]
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Auric of the Great White North #0

Auric of the Great White North #0


In 1912, in a small mining town in Northern Ontario, Canada, a mysterious gas was unleashed from within the cavernous depths of a booming gold mine. Exposing all workers inside and countless others as it escaped to the outer northern atmosphere, the course of history changed forever. On that tragic day, one brave man risked his life in an attempt to save others. That selfless hero fought through...   [click here for more]
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Auric of the Great White North #1

Auric of the Great White North #1


In 1912, in a small mining town in Northern Ontario, Canada, a mysterious gas was unleashed from within the cavernous depths of a booming gold mine. Exposing all workers inside and countless others as it escaped to the outer northern atmosphere, the course of history changed forever. On that tragic day, one brave man risked his life in an attempt to save others. That selfless hero fought through...   [click here for more]
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Auric of the Great White North #2

Auric of the Great White North #2


The Curse is back. After a decade of peace, monsters once again roam the northlands. With the growing threat of evil upon us, there is one shining light and his name is Auric. Now, far from his prime, Auric has stepped out of retirement to reclaim his title and protect his people but do they still have faith in their old hero? ...   [click here for more]
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Auric of the Great White North (2016 Mini Special)

Auric of the Great White North (2016 Mini Special)


Auric returns in an all new 2016 mini special. Plus a pin up gallery of various artists featuring the mane man! ...   [click here for more]
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Baby Boomer Comics: The Wild, Wacky, Wonderful Comic Books of the 1960s

Baby Boomer Comics: The Wild, Wacky, Wonderful Comic Books of the 1960s


The publishers of comics nostalgia classics All in Color for a Dime and Comics Buyer's Guide are talkin' 'bout your generations! Join Craig "Mister Silver Age" Shutt for a hip look back at what made the wild and wacky comic books of the 1960s so special! Baby Boomer Comics takes you on a wild, strange trip to a world of peace, love, and comics - and gets into...   [click here for more]
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Blood & Monsters

Blood & Monsters


Be prepared for Blood & Monsters! This collects some of the best in underground comics with gory toons and scary fun! There's three tales from the funny animal land of Gloomstadt filled of vampires, mad scientists, and Frankensteins. Also included are the Saturday Morning exploits of Monster And The Rockits, evil elves ready for the holidays in Seasons Greeting From Hell, and man vs. machine in...   [click here for more]
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Boys’ Love Manga: Essays on the Sexual Ambiguity and Cross-Cultural Fandom of the Genre

Boys’ Love Manga: Essays on the Sexual Ambiguity and Cross-Cultural Fandom of the Genre


"Boys' love," a male-male homoerotic genre written primarily by women for women, enjoys global popularity and is one of the most rapidly growing publishing niches in the United States. It is found in manga, anime, novels, movies, electronic games, and fan-created fiction, artwork, and video. This collection of 14 essays addresses boys' love as it has been received and modified by fans outside...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $35.00 $19.99

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Bumper and Pinball #1

Bumper and Pinball #1


Coming at you in their fantastic first issue! What happens when the owner of a arcade, James Donovan, purchases an antique pinball machine and unwittingly releases a hyper advanced bio mechanical android that imbunes him with his very own super suit?! welcome to the world of Bumper and Pinball. ...   [click here for more]
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Caliber Rounds #1 - FREE

Caliber Rounds #1 - FREE


Caliber Rounds is a monthly 'magazine' spotlighting Caliber's creators and titles with interviews, profiles, previews, and more. This first issue clocks in at a large 38 pages with interviews from Kevin Van Hook on doing Rocky Horror Picture Show, Ben Sherrill and his Ballad of Rory Hawkins, Mayen Briem on the genesis of Horror City, and Steve Jones takes a look at Dracula and wants to know why the...   [click here for more]
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Caliber Rounds #2 - FREE

Caliber Rounds #2 - FREE


The second issue of the FREE "magazine" of Caliber Rounds profiling Caliber Comic creators and titles. In this issue, we take a look at Caliber's war comics plus interviews with Wayne Vansant and Don Lomax. Also, a profile on the Sin Eternal series, which is a modern updating of Dante's Inferno. Tony Miello starts off his regular Gapo the Clown all new feature and for our bonus this issue,...   [click here for more]
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Caliber Rounds #3 - FREE

Caliber Rounds #3 - FREE


This third issue of the free Caliber Rounds "magazine" is a special issue that spotlights four of our writers and the thought process in developing their respective series. Continuing the spotlighting of Caliber's creators and titles, this issue also features the continuation of Caliber's history, a look at some numbers of Caliber, Tony Meillo's Gapo the Clown new strip, and a special bonus...   [click here for more]
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Caliber Rounds #4 - FREE

Caliber Rounds #4 - FREE


Issue Four of the free Caliber Rounds "magazine" features a preview of titles released in the Fall of 2015. Taking a look at such titles as Bayani and The Nine Daughters of the Moon, Killing Castro, The SixSmiths, Boy Zero, and The God Child. In addition, an all new Gapo the Clown strip and publisher Gary Reed continues his "History of Caliber Comics". Concluding with part two...   [click here for more]
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Caliber Rounds #5 - FREE

Caliber Rounds #5 - FREE


Caliber Rounds #5 presents an inside look at Caliber's anthologies with a focus on two horror anthologies, Danny Boyd's Chillers and Mayem Brien's Horror City. Chillers are all new stories centered around the theme of the Chillers feature film movie released by legendary Troma Films. While Horror City features gripping short stories from a team of interenational artists and writers. Both feature a...   [click here for more]
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Caliber Rounds #6 - FREE

Caliber Rounds #6 - FREE


This issue of Caliber Rounds takes a look at the long running series, Saint Germaine. A figure shrouded in history, this is Gary Reed’s take on the mysterious immortal. In addition to a look at the storylines of the series illustrated by Vince Locke and Andy Bennett and guest stars, there is a bonus story on Saint Germaine. Also included is a look at Gary Scott Beatty’s Jazz series and...   [click here for more]
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Caliber Rounds #7 - FREE

Caliber Rounds #7 - FREE


This Special Summer Preview issue takes a look at some of the exciting upcoming titles from Caliber Comics. Contained within are preview pages, interviews, and more information on the following books: Squalor, Untouchables, Disciples, P.I. Jane, Salt, and Amongst the Stars. Plus a bonus story of the prelude to Inferno and of course the continuation of the History of Caliber from publisher Gary Reed....   [click here for more]
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Calligraphy Magic

Calligraphy Magic


How to Create Lettering, Knotwork, Coloring and More Transform ordinary handwritten pieces into unique, artistic keepsakes, Calligraphy Magic makes the art of decorative lettering fun and achievable—even if you're a beginner. Take it one simple pen-stroke at a time. Following Cari Buziak's clear visual instruction, you'll learn how to embellish every project with beautifully hand-lettered...   [click here for more]
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Captain America and the Struggle of the Superhero: Critical Essays

Captain America and the Struggle of the Superhero: Critical Essays


For more than 60 years, Captain America was one of Marvel Comics' flagship characters, representing truth, strength, liberty, and justice. The assassination of his alter ego, Steve Rogers, rocked the comic world, leaving numerous questions about his life and death. This book discusses topics including the representation of Nazi Germany in Captain America Comics from the 1940s to the 1960s; the creation...   [click here for more]
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Catfight - Dream Into Action

Catfight - Dream Into Action


CE Publishing presents to you Steve Zyskowski's Catfight - Dream Into Action, another Lightning Comics revival! Catfight is back with a vengence! She is accompanied in this issue by Trent Kaniuga's Creed! Also appearing from the Lightning universe is Hellina and Perg! Will the dreamworld remain a safe place afterall??? Find out now and read this amazing FREE book! B/W Interior, 28 pages, FREE!...   [click here for more]
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Cerebus the Barbarian Messiah

Cerebus the Barbarian Messiah


Essays on the Epic Graphic Satire of Dave Sim and Gerhard In December 1977, struggling Canadian comic book artist Dave Sim self-published the first issue of Cerebus the Aardvark, a Conan the Barbarian satire featuring a foul-tempered, sword-wielding creature trapped in a human world. Over the next 26 years, Sim, and later collaborator Gerhard, produced an epic 6,000-page graphic...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $35.00 $18.99

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Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market (2012)

Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market (2012)


New and reinvented for 2012! With more than 200 pages of articles on topics like setting, characters, picture book pacing, group online promotion and blogging, this updated edition of the classic CWIM provides more education, instruction and guidance for getting published than ever before-- while maintaining the same number of market listings to which readers can submit work! In this book readers...   [click here for more]
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CLAMP in Context

CLAMP in Context


A Critical Study of the Manga and Anime Since its debut manga RG Veda, CLAMP has steadily asserted itself as one of the most widely renowned teams of manga artists, leaving a durable imprint in every established genre while also devising novel formulas along the way. Endowed not only with stylistic distinctiveness but also comprehensive cultural structure, CLAMP's output is distinguished...   [click here for more]
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Class, Please Open Your Comics: Essays on Teaching with Graphic Narratives

Class, Please Open Your Comics: Essays on Teaching with Graphic Narratives


Comics and sequential art are increasingly in use in college classrooms. Multimodal, multimedia and often collaborative, the graphic narrative format has entered all kinds of subject areas and its potential as a teaching tool is still being realized. This collection of new essays presents best practices for using comics in various educational settings, beginning with the basics. Contributors explain...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $40.00 $14.99

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Classic Cartoon Critters [BUNDLE]

Classic Cartoon Critters [BUNDLE]


This special bundle product contains the following titles. Classic Cartoon Critters: Atomic Bunny And Friends Regular price: $0.99 Bundle price: $0.75 Format: PDF Classic Cartoon Critters brings back another nuclear-powered funny animal superhero, Atomic Bunny. Taking some special U-235 carrots, this heroic hare is given the powers of flight, invulnerability,...   [click here for more]
Mini-Komix  $6.93 $5.25

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Classics Illustrated: A Cultural History, 2d ed.

Classics Illustrated: A Cultural History, 2d ed.


A significant expansion of the critically acclaimed first edition, Classics Illustrated: A Cultural History, 2d ed., carries the story of the Kanter family's series of comics-style adaptations of literary masterpieces from 1941 into the 21st century. This book features additional material on the 70-year history of Classics Illustrated and the careers and contributions of such artists as Alex A....   [click here for more]
McFarland  $49.95 $26.99

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Cockamamie Comic Ads

Cockamamie Comic Ads


Send away for your special Hypnotic Glasses with these Cockamamie Comic Ads! Golden Age advertisements and special deals for all ages fill up this fully loaded utility belt of fun! 100 Big Pages!...   [click here for more]
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Comic & Fantasy Artist's Photo Reference: Colossal Collection of Action Poses

Comic & Fantasy Artist's Photo Reference: Colossal Collection of Action Poses


Created specifically for comic book and fantasy artists, the Colossal Collection of Action Poses features page after page of energetic, high quality, artfully composed reference photos. This isn't your average visual aid full of boring, lifeless models in the same staid poses. In this book, you get WHAM! (Karate chop to the head!) WHOOSH! (Leaping out of danger!) ARGH! (I've been shot!). Running, flying,...   [click here for more]
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