Hulk

Author: Jeph Loeb
Publisher: Marvel Entertainment
ISBN: 0785178430
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Bruce Banner's life was torn apart by the explosion of the Gamma Bomb. From that moment on, he unleashed the strongest creature on Earth--The Incredible Hulk. No matter how powerful he became, his heart could still be shattered by Betty Ross. The Eisner Award-winning team of Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale continue their insightful look into the early days of Marvel's most popular heroes as they unravel the origin of the Hulk.

The Ages Of The Incredible Hulk

Author: Joseph J. Darowski
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476623015
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The Incredible Hulk is one of the earliest Marvel Comics superheroes. Through the decades, the character and his narrative elements—the causes of Bruce Banner’s transformations, the Hulk’s strength, intelligence and skin color, the stories’ tone, theme and sources of conflict—have been continually reinvented to remain relevant. This collection of new essays explores Marvel’s more than five decades of Hulk comics. The contributors analyze the Hulk and his supporting cast in their shifting historical contexts, offering insights into both our popular entertainment and our cultural history. Topics include the Cold War’s influence on early Incredible Hulk issues, a feminist reading of She-Hulk and writer Peter David’s focus on the AIDS crisis.

Marvel Graphic Novels And Related Publications

Author: Robert G. Weiner
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786451157
Size: 28.12 MB
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This work provides an extensive guide for students, fans, and collectors of Marvel Comics. Focusing on Marvel’s mainstream comics, the author provides a detailed description of each comic along with a bibliographic citation listing the publication’s title, writers/artists, publisher, ISBN (if available), and a plot synopsis. One appendix provides a comprehensive alphabetical index of Marvel and Marvel–related publications to 2005, while two other appendices provide selected lists of Marvel–related game books and unpublished Marvel titles.

Jack Kirby Collector 77

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Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing
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Break out the DDT and run for your life! It’s “Monsters & Bugs” in Jack Kirby Collector #77 (100 full-color pages)! We dig up Jack’s monster-movie influences in The Demon, Forever People, Black Magic, Fantastic Four, Jimmy Olsen, and of course his Atlas monster stories! Plus: A look at the twisted path Kirby took with “B” horror film producer CHARLES BAND’s Full Moon Productions! An interview with “The Goon” creator ERIC POWELL about his Kirby influences! A look at Kirby’s use of insect characters, especially as villains! Also MARK EVANIER and our other regular columnists, a Golden Age Kirby story, and a gallery featuring Jack’s amazing pencil art! Kirby/Eric Powell cover! Edited by John Morrow.

Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent

Author: Brian Cronin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101585447
Size: 66.10 MB
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Outrageous, fascinating and bizarre facts from every corner of the comic book universeWhat comic book artist was the recipient of an on-stage thank you from Paul McCartney and an on-air apology from Johnny Carson? What superhero got his powers by being bitten by a mongoose? What popular NPR host was forever immortalized as a "bad boyfriend" in a notable comic book? In Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent?, author Brian Cronin will answer those questions and more by revealing the most obscure, wacky and surprising facts about comics—from the characters and creators, to the TV shows, movies and merch. Cronin has teamed up with some of the top comic book writers and artists of today to present 100 trivia lists, including: · Nine Celebrities That Guest-Starred in Comic Books…without Their Permission · Seven Bands That Got Their Names from Comics · Ten Crazy Items Found on Batman’s Utility Belt · Five Comic Book Inventions That Eventually Became Real · Five Stupidest Superhero Origins · And much, much more! From Batman to Spiderman, Aquaman to the X-Men, each list in Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent? will entertain and inform whether you’re a hardcore geek or a casual fan.

100 Things Avengers Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Dan Casey
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1633192210
Size: 14.85 MB
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With extensive backstories and comic lore, this lively, detailed book explores the characters, storylines, and facts every Avengers fan should know. This guide covers the history of how the group went from Justice League knockoff to billion-dollar franchise; the history of Ultron, Thanos, and the Infinity Gauntlet; and the series' seminal storylines, writers, and artists. It includes information on everyone's favorite Avengers, including Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Captain America, Hawkeye, and Black Widow, as well as members of the Secret Avengers and the New Avengers. Author Daniel Casey has collected every essential piece of Avengers knowledge and trivia, including why the Avengers went out for shawarma, as well as must-do activities, such as how to make the most of your Comic-Con experience and how to properly preserve your comic book collection, and ranks them all, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist for fans of all ages.

Challengers Of The Unknown

Author: Jeph Loeb
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781401278854
Size: 37.83 MB
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Time has finally caught up with the Challengers of the Unknown. The world seems to have passed them by, and they are now relics, curious artifacts and faded celebrities. All that changes when their fabled mountaintop headquarters blows up and the quartet suddenly find themselves on trial for their lives. So begins the most audacious case of their careers. This graphic novel is the first creative pairing of writer Jeph Loeb and artist Tim Sale, whose highly regarded partnership would give way to legendary works including BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN, SUPERMAN: FOR ALL SEASONS and CATWOMAN: WHEN IN ROME. Collects CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN #1-8.

Scholastic Avengers Encyclopedia

Author: Anonimo
Publisher: Marvel Comics Group
ISBN: 9780785130390
Size: 62.64 MB
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A comprehensive guide to the Avengers' Universe.

Superheroes And Philosophy

Author: Thomas V. Morris
Publisher: Open Court Publishing
ISBN: 0812695739
Size: 46.68 MB
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A collection of essays by various authors that explore how superheroes deal with a variety of philosophical issues.

Superman For All Seasons

Author: Jeph Loeb
Publisher: DC
ISBN: 1401236685
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In this coming-of-age tale witness the experiences and adventures that transform a simple country boy into the world's greatest hero. Told through the course of four seasons in the Man of Steel's adolescent life, it illustrates that it is the person, not the powers, that makes Superman a hero. The catalyst for the "Smallville" television program, SUPERMAN FOR ALL SEASONS is emotional and insightful, humanizing the alien from another planet so that he is not only realistic but also relatable. It also features in-depth characterizations of Lana Lang, Lex Luthor, Lois Lane and the Kents. This volume collects SUPERMAN: FOR ALL SEASONS #1-4.