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]
This book explores the connections between comics and Gothic from four different angles: historical, formal, cultural and textual. It identifies structures, styles and themes drawn from literary gothic traditions and discusses their presence in British and American comics today, with particular attention to the DC Vertigo imprint.
Part One offers an historical approach to British and American comics... [click here for more]
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]
In 1954, the comic book industry instituted the Comics Code, a set of self-regulatory guidelines imposed to placate public concern over gory and horrific comic book content, effectively banning genuine horror comics. Because the Code applied only to color comics, many artists and writers turned to black and white to circumvent the Code's narrow confines.
With the 1964 Creepy #1 from Warren Publishing,... [click here for more]
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]