Masters Of Spanish Comic Book Art

Author: David Roach
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
ISBN: 1524101346
Size: 71.67 MB
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Masters of Spanish Comic Book Art is a celebration of the great artists who revolutionized horror comics in the 1970s with their work on Warren's Vampirella, Creepy, and Eerie horror comics. This first-ever comprehensive history of Spanish comic books and Spanish comic artists reveals their extraordinary success -- not just in Spain and America, but around the world. Containing artwork from over 80 artists, this in-depth retrospective includes profiles of such legends as Esteban Maroto, Sanjulian, Jose Gonzalez, Jordi Bernet, Enrich, Victor De La Fuente, Jose Ortiz and Luis Garcia Mozos. With 500 illustrations, over half scanned directly from the original artwork, Masters Of Spanish Comic Book Art honors the "Golden Generation" whose artwork inspired the imagination of comic book lovers everywhere.

Gothic For Girls

Author: Julia Round
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 1496824490
Size: 42.86 MB
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Today fans still remember and love the British girls’ comic Misty for its bold visuals and narrative complexities. Yet its unique history has drawn little critical attention. Bridging this scholarly gap, Julia Round presents a comprehensive cultural history and detailed discussion of the comic, preserving both the inception and development of this important publication as well as its stories. Misty ran for 101 issues as a stand-alone publication between 1978 and 1980 and then four more years as part of Tammy. It was a hugely successful anthology comic containing one-shot and serialized stories of supernatural horror and fantasy aimed at girls and young women and featuring work by writers and artists who dominated British comics such as Pat Mills, Malcolm Shaw, and John Armstrong, as well as celebrated European artists. To this day, Misty remains notable for its daring and sophisticated stories, strong female characters, innovative page layouts, and big visuals. In the first book on this topic, Round closely analyzes Misty’s content, including its creation and production, its cultural and historical context, key influences, and the comic itself. Largely based on Round’s own archival research, the study also draws on interviews with many of the key creators involved in this comic, including Pat Mills, Wilf Prigmore, and its art editorial team Jack Cunningham and Ted Andrews, who have never previously spoken about their work. Richly illustrated with previously unpublished photos, scripts, and letters, this book uses Misty as a lens to explore the use of Gothic themes and symbols in girls’ comics and other media. It surveys existing work on childhood and Gothic and offers a working definition of Gothic for Girls, a subgenre which challenges and instructs readers in a number of ways.

The Art Of Luis Garcia

Author: David Roach
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
ISBN: 9781524115388
Size: 14.67 MB
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Luis Garcia was one of the most talented artists of the legendary Spanish Invasion which transformed Warren comics in the 1970s, creating artwork that was both stunningly attractive and astonishingly realistic. Garcia drew for all the Warren titles but was particularly associated with Vampirella magazine where his innovative artwork and gift for drawing beautiful women was a highlight for several years. But his career encompassed far more than just horror comics; starting off as an artist of seductive romance strips, he went on to find fame in France drawing for Pilote magazine, was a pioneer of autobiographical and political comics, created some of the earliest and most accomplished graphic novels and then changed careers completely to become a world class painter. For the first time anywhere in the world The Art of Luis Garcia brings together each phase of his career to create the first comprehensive retrospective of his amazing artwork. Each chapter details his work and life with historical analysis from artist and author David Roach (The Art of Vampirella, Masters of Spanish Comic Art), together with commentary and reminiscences from Luis Garcia himself. It is a story that brings together his life as a child prodigy in S.I.'s mythical Barcelona comic studios and working as a model for romantic fotonovela's, meeting Salvador Dali and John Lennon, moving from swinging London to Hippy Communes, hanging out at Studio 54 and teaching the techniques of Old master Painters like Velazquez. The book is illustrated throughout with some of Garcia's finest artwork, almost entirely shot from the original pages, and includes several complete stories, some translated into English for the first time. It is a fitting tribute to one of the most creative, ground-breaking artists in comics, and beyond.

Modern Masters Volume 5 Jose Luis Garcia Lopez

Author: José Luis García-López
Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing
ISBN: 9781893905443
Size: 71.70 MB
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Interviews the cartoonist known for his draftmanship and his work in packaging and advertising as well as for some of the best-known DC Comics, and presents examples of his drawings.

Comic Book Artist Collection

Author: Jon B. Cooke
Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing
ISBN: 9781893905429
Size: 42.67 MB
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Presents collections of articles that cover the history of comic books along with interviews with notable cartoonists.

The Comic Art Collection Catalog

Author: Michigan State University. Libraries. Special Collections Division
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
ISBN: 9780313283253
Size: 66.21 MB
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"The collection is splendidly cataloged and indexed . Any researcher seeking material on the American comic book would want to consult this source. It is a remarkable bibliographic accomplishment." Choice

The Shadow Masters

Author: Paul Kupperberg
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1434227685
Size: 51.17 MB
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After the electricity goes out in Metropolis, Superman suspects that super heroine Acrata is responsbile, and when he restores the power he quickly realizes that he must join forces with Acrata to stop a new threat, the evil Eclispo, who is threatening to take over the world.

Jews And American Comics

Author: Paul Buhle
Publisher:
ISBN:
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A treasury of Jewish comic book art collects the work of such top names as Will Eisner, Jules Feiffer, and Art Spiegelman, in a volume that is complemented by pictorial essays that trace the Jewish involvement in comic art.

From Krakow To Krypton

Author: Arie Kaplan
Publisher: Jewish Publication Society
ISBN: 0827610432
Size: 27.75 MB
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Jews created the first comic book, the first graphic novel, the first comic book convention, the first comic book specialty store, and they helped create the underground comics (or "Comix") movement of the late '60s and early '70s. Many of the creators of the most famous comic books, such as Superman, Spiderman, X-Men, and Batman, as well as the founders of MAD Magazine, were Jewish. From Krakow to Krypton: Jews and Comic Books tells their stories and demonstrates how they brought a uniquely Jewish perspective to their work and to the comics industry as a whole. Over-sized and in full color, From Krakow to Krypton is filled with sidebars, cartoon bubbles, comic book graphics, original design sketches, and photographs. It is a visually stunning and exhilarating history.