Star Trek Cats

Author: Jenny Parks
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452166226
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Captain's log: We have entered a galaxy where beloved illustrator Jenny Parks has conjured an astonishingly vivid homage to the original Star Trek series with an unexpected twist: a cast of cats. Featuring a hilarious new take on iconic characters and scenes—from Kirk in the Captain's chair to Spock offering his Vulcan wisdom—this eye-opening adventure stays true to the tone of the classic TV show. Playful, loving, and from a strange new world, Star Trek Cats is the perfect gift for fans of, well, Star Trek and cats. TM & © 2017 CBS Studios Inc. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Star Trek The Next Generation Cats

Author: Jenny Parks
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452167680
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The cats are back in their continuing mission: to boldly go where no one has gone before. This companion to the bestselling Star Trek Cats brings the many adventures of Star Trek: The Next Generation to life in a faithfully feline homage to the hit series. From encounters with the Borg to adventures on the holodeck, Captain Picard and the rest of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D crew are reimagined as cats with lovingly detailed and eyebrow-raising scenes from throughout the award-winning series, perfect for Star Trek fans across the Galaxy. TM & © 2018 CBS Studios Inc. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Star Wars Women Of The Galaxy

Author: Amy Ratcliffe
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 145216679X
Size: 24.54 MB
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They are heroes and villains, Sith and Jedi, senators and scoundrels, mothers, mercenaries, artists, pilots. . . . The women of the Star Wars galaxy drive its stories and saga forward at every level. This beautifully illustrated, fully authorized book profiles 75 fascinating female characters from across films, fiction, comics, animation, and games. Featuring Leia Organa, Rey, Ahsoka Tano, Iden Versio, Jyn Erso, Rose Tico, Maz Kanata, and many more, each character is explored through key story beats, fresh insights, and behind-the-scenes details by author Amy Ratcliffe. Also showcasing more than 100 all-new illustrations by a dynamic range of female and non-binary artists, here is an inspiring celebration of the characters that help create a galaxy far, far away. • INCLUDING CHARACTERS FROM SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY AND STAR WARS: RESISTANCE •INCLUDES CHARACTERS VISUALIZED HERE FOR THE FIRST TIME Amy Ratcliffe is the managing editor of Nerdist and a contributor to StarWars.com, and has written for outlets such as Star Wars Insider and IGN. She's a host at Star Wars Celebration and cohosts the Lattes with Leia podcast. When she's not visiting a galaxy far, far away, she lives in Los Angeles, California. Contributing artists: • Alice X. Zhang • Amy Beth Christenson • Annie Stoll • Annie Wu • Christina Chung • Cryssy Cheung • Eli Baumgartner • Elsa Charretier • Geneva Bowers • Jennifer Aberin Johnson • Jen Bartel • Jenny Parks • Karen Hallion • Little Corvus • Sara Alfageeh • Sara Kipin • Sarah Wilkinson • Viv Tanner © & TM LUCASFILM LTD. Used Under Authorization.

Fear Cultural Anxiety And Transformation

Author: Scott A. Lukas
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 1461633435
Size: 73.27 MB
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The contributors to this volume explore the themes of fear, cultural anxiety, and transformation as expressed in remade horror, science fiction, and fantasy films. While opening on a note that emphasizes the compulsion of filmmakers to revisit issues concerning fear and anxiety, this collection ends with a suggestion that repeated confrontation with these issues allows the opportunity for creative and positive transformation.

Cat Biz

Author: Amanda O'Neill
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN: 9780764134678
Size: 53.92 MB
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(back cover) Big cats, small cats, heroic cats, famous cats, extraordinary cats, cats in literature, cats in art, ghost cats, fairytale cats, detective cats, warrior cats, the fastest runners, the fiercest hunters, the consorts of kings, the Hollywood stars... Learn about all these fantastic feline characters--and much, much more--in this unique celebration of the world of cats. CAT BIZ Includes more than 400 color photographs and artwork illustrations revealing all the charm and infinite variety of the many moods of the cat. Entertaining and intriguing--a book that puts the fun back into cat ownership, great for dipping into at any time Lasting reference value--includes a huge amount of information and history, facts and figures An ideal present for any cat lover (flap copy) Imagine the most amazing miscellany of cat-related facts and figures, breed profiles, humorous anecdotes, historical stories, tall tales, fables, myths, and legends jostling for space with descriptions of a host of fun activities to enjoy with your cat. Then add up-to-date information on care and training to this irresistible package. The result is " Cat Biz! " Here in one compact and supremely accessible volume is a cornucopia of cat lore that will go straight to the top of the "must have" list of every committed cat lover. In equal parts entertaining and informative, Cat Biz is the ultimate feline compendium. The Author Amanda O'Neill was born in Sussex, England, and educated at the University of Exeter. She has written more than 20 books about pets and is a regular contributor to a number of national pet magazines in the U.K.

A Street Cat Named Bob

Author: James Bowen
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444737139
Size: 11.42 MB
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The original bestseller and heartwarming story of the life-saving friendship between a man and his streetwise cat '[Bob] has entranced London like no feline since the days of Dick Whittington.' (Evening Standard) 'A heartwarming tale with a message of hope' (Daily Mail) 'Reminded me how amazing having a cat can be' (Glamour) * * * * * * * * The uplifting true story of an unlikely friendship between a man on the streets of Covent Garden and the ginger cat who adopts him and helps him heal his life. Now a major motion picture starring Luke Treadaway. When James Bowen found an injured, ginger street cat curled up in the hallway of his sheltered accommodation, he had no idea just how much his life was about to change. James was living hand to mouth on the streets of London and the last thing he needed was a pet. Yet James couldn't resist helping the strikingly intelligent tom cat, whom he quickly christened Bob. He slowly nursed Bob back to health and then sent the cat on his way, imagining he would never see him again. But Bob had other ideas. Soon the two were inseparable and their diverse, comic and occasionally dangerous adventures would transform both their lives, slowly healing the scars of each other's troubled pasts. A Street Cat Named Bob is a moving and uplifting story that will touch the heart of anyone who reads it. IF you love A Street Cat Named Bob, don't miss The Little Book of Bob, the new book from James and Bob.

A Critical History Of Television S The Twilight Zone 1959 1964

Author: Don Presnell
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 147661038X
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Rod Serling’s anthology series The Twilight Zone is recognized as one of the greatest television shows of all time. Always intelligent and thought-provoking, the show used the conventions of several genres to explore such universal qualities as violence, fear, prejudice, love, death, and individual identity. This comprehensive reference work gives a complete history of the show, from its beginning in 1959 to its final 1964 season, with critical commentaries, incisive analyses, and the most complete listing of casts and credits ever published. Biographical profiles of writers and contributors are included, followed by detailed appendices, bibliography and index.

Star Trek Fans And Costume Art

Author: Heather R. Joseph-Witham
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 9780878059201
Size: 27.12 MB
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Fans of science fiction and of Star Trek are legion. Huge numbers of these attend their conventions attired in highly creative costumes that identify them as Trekkers and arouse a spirit of community. Many are affiliated with fan clubs whose members buy or create such attire to be worn at conventions and public events. They come from all walks of life and show up extravagantly costumed not only at science-fiction venues but also at charity fund-raisers and public-service meetings. Klingons and Federation members may appear in the actual world of strip malls and shopping centers as they stage food-fight wars in behalf of the homeless. They surface anywhere they can make a statement about the positive ideals they feel are fostered in the Star Trek universe. Costumers may portray figures from the popular TV show and films as well as invent characters in the tradition of Star Trek. No matter where they may be geographically, their zeal for the show and its values bond them into a community. They must toe a thin line between maintaining the tradition of authentic uniforms and the wish to create costumes that express personal aesthetics and innovation. Many Trekkers on occasion demonstrate extreme creativity in their costume art. Nevertheless, to meet the approval of their peers, it must be plausible and appropriate. Trekkers find a sense of friendship, family, and high ideals within fandom. A gamut of reasons can be listed for why Trekkers costume themselves. For some it is a public way of demonstrating affection for Gene Roddenberry's creation. For some dressing as a Klingon expresses empowerment for women. For others it is escapism or pure fun. Such alien garb and motivationsfor wearing it are explored here in this fascinating book that connects expressions of contemporary folk art, folklore, and popular culture.

Star Trek A Choice Of Catastrophes

Author: Michael Schuster
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451607164
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While returning from a mission to Deep Space Station C-15, the U.S.S. Enterprise hits a distortion that puts officers into comas for no apparent reason and McCoy, in an attempt save these dying officers who have psychic abilities, must enter into a nightmarish dreamworld. Original.

Star Trek A Choice Of Catastrophes

Author: Steve Mollmann
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451607237
Size: 31.94 MB
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The U.S.S. Enterprise, under the command of Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu, is returning from a mission to deliver medical supplies to Deep Space Station C-15, one of Starfleet’s most distant installations. All is routine until the Enterprise comes within a light-year of the planet Mu Arigulon, when the ship is suddenly thrown from warp and suffers a momentary power cut, having run aground on a spatial distortion not revealed in previous scans of the system. When the pride of Starfleet hits another, much worse distortion, Dr. Leonard McCoy has his hands full caring for officers who have suddenly fallen into comas for no apparent reason. The Enterprise medical team soon discovers that the dying officers are espers—humans with a rare and abnormal level of telepathic and psychic ability. With no choice but to link to the officers’ minds in order to come to their aid, McCoy is plunged into a nightmarish dream-world . . . with the end result being nothing short of the possible destruction of the Enterprise and all aboard her. . . .