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How about Never--Is Never Good for You?: My Life in Cartoons
How about Never--Is Never Good for You?: My Life in Cartoons
by Bob Mankoff
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Memoir in cartoons by the longtime cartoon editor of The New Yorker People tell Bob Mankoff that as the cartoon editor of The New Yorker he has the best job in the world. Never one to beat around the bush, he explains to us, in the opening of this... (read more)

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The Art of Betty and Veronica
The Art of Betty and Veronica
by Victor Gorelick
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VICTOR GORELICK is Co-President and Editor-in-Chief of Archie Comics, where he has worked for over 50 years. While there, he has been involved in every aspect of the comics-making process on both the creative and editorial sides: from writing, to... (read more)

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Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels
Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels
by Scott McCloud
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We are living in a golden age of cartoon art. Never before has graphic storytelling been so prominent or garnered such respect: critics and readers alike agree that contemporary cartoonists are creating some of the most innovative and exciting work in... (read more)

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Graphic Novels: Everything You Need to Know
Graphic Novels: Everything You Need to Know
by Paul Gravett
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Whether you're a novice or longtime reader, there's something of interest for you in Graphic Novels, an insightful and entertaining introduction to an art form whose popularity is growing steadily.... (read more)

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Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero
Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero
by Larry Tye
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“Engaging, fun, inspiring—like the Man of Steel.”—The Huffington Post   “Powerful . . . wonderfully readable.”—The Plain Dealer “A story as American as Superman himself . . . The best origin story... (read more)

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The DC Comics Guide to Writing Comics
The DC Comics Guide to Writing Comics
by Dennis O'Neil
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For any writer who wants to become an expert comic-book storyteller, The DC Comics Guide to Writing Comics is the definitive, one-stop resource! In this valuable guide, Dennis ONeil, a living legend in the comics industry, reveals his insider tricks and... (read more)

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The Joker
The Joker
by Daniel Wallace
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A comprehensive look at the greatest comic book villain . . . ever. Since his first appearance in 1940’s Batman #1, the Joker stands alone as the most hated, feared, and loved villain in the DC Universe. Though his true origins may be unknown, the... (read more)

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Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
by Scott McCloud
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Cartoonist Edward Ross uses comics to illuminate the ideas behind our favorite movies. In Filmish, Rossandrsquo;s cartoon alter ego guides readers through the annals of cinematic history, introducing some of the strange and fascinating concepts at work... (read more)

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1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die: The Ultimate Guide to Comic Books, Graphic Novels and Manga
1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die: The Ultimate Guide to Comic Books, Graphic Novels and Manga
by Paul (edt) Gravett
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and#8220;Itand#8217;s the perfect book to pick up to restore your faith in comics or help show infinite diversity in infinite combinations on display on paper using the worldand#8217;s greatest artform.and#8221; and#8212; Comics Bulletin The Best... (read more)

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Strange and Stranger: The World of Steve Ditko
Strange and Stranger: The World of Steve Ditko
by Blake Bell
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is a coffee table art book tracing Ditko's life and career, his unparalleled stylistic innovations, his strict adherence to his own (and Randian) principles, with lush displays of obscure and popular art from the thousands of pages of comics he's drawn... (read more)

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Marvel Encyclopedia: X-Men
Marvel Encyclopedia: X-Men
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Does This Cape Make Me Look Fat?: Pop Psychology for Superheroes
Does This Cape Make Me Look Fat?: Pop Psychology for Superheroes
by Chelsea Cain and Marc Mohan and Lia Miternique
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The Dark Knight Manual: Tools, Weapons, Vehicles and Documents from the Batcave
The Dark Knight Manual: Tools, Weapons, Vehicles and Documents from the Batcave
by Brandon T Snider
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In 2005, filmmaker Christopher Nolan redefined Batman for a new generation with Batman Begins, followed in 2008 by The Dark Knight, and now 2012and#8217;s conclusion to the trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises. Here, for the first time, is an in-world... (read more)

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Pictures and Words: New Comic Art and Narrative Illustration
Pictures and Words: New Comic Art and Narrative Illustration
by Roanne Bell
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A fascinating collection of works from some of the worldand#8217;s most talented creators of comic art and narrative... (read more)

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Manga: The Complete Guide
Manga: The Complete Guide
by Jason Thompson
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Our Superheroes, Ourselves
Our Superheroes, Ourselves
by Robin S Rosenberg
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Superhero fans are everywhere, from the teeming halls of Comic Con to suburban movie theaters, from young children captivated by their first comic books to the die-hard collectors of vintage memorabilia. Why are so many people fascinated by superheroes... (read more)

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Agonizing Love: The Golden Era of Romance Comics
Agonizing Love: The Golden Era of Romance Comics
by Michael Barson
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Return to thetear-stained, melodramatic heyday of romance comics in this fantastic anthologyof the genre's best stories, covers, advice columns, and more! In a valentineto a bygone era, perfect for fans of modern love stories, Archie comics,and series... (read more)

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Stan Lee and the Rise and Fall of the American Comic Book
Stan Lee and the Rise and Fall of the American Comic Book
by Jordan Raphael
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Newspaper writers Raphael and Spurgeon trace how Lee revamped an outdated genre and drew talented but often irascible illustrators along on the project. They draw on interviews with Himself and his former associates, archival material including... (read more)

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Comics Art
Comics Art
by Paul Gravett
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The narrative possibilities of comics art and the accessibility of the form have made it one of the more innovative contemporary genres. Self-publishing and the Internet have given rise to new, autobiographical forms and an increasing number of authors... (read more)

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Marvel Encyclopedia Vol 4: Spider-Man
Marvel Encyclopedia Vol 4: Spider-Man
by J Couper Smartt
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