Thor Heroes Return Omnibus

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Publisher: Marvel
ISBN: 9781302913618
Size: 77.31 MB
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When Odin falls, Thor rises! But as the Thunder God takes the Throne of Asgard and faces Desak, Destroyer of Pantheons, Earth is left in the hands of the untested Tarene! Now possessed of the Odinforce, Thor is more powerful than ever, but his new crown weighs heavily - as does his feeling of responsibility to Midgard. An extreme solution brings Asgard to Earth and inadvertently ignites a new religion...but when Iron Man and Captain America try to intervene, will Thor turn his back on the Avengers for good? And how far will Thor go to save mankind? The answer lies in the future...and the ascent of Thor, Lord of Earth! But as Ragnarok approaches in the present, Asgard may well burn! COLLECTING: THOR (1998) 36-85, ANNUAL 2001; IRON MAN (1998) 64; AVENGERS (1998) 63; MATERIAL FROM MARVEL DOUBLE-SHOT 1

Marvel 80 For 80

Author: Various
Publisher: Marvel Entertainment
ISBN: 1302516280
Size: 76.50 MB
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Experience 80 iconic images representing 80 years of Marvel! Throughout its eight-decade history, the House of Ideas has published countless unforgettable covers, splash pages, posters, pinups, panels and sequences by an array of timeless talents. This volume celebrates 80 of the best, drawn from every era of Marvel, along with commentaries and appreciations from Marvel's greatest creators and other notables! Legendary characters including Spider-Man, Captain America, the X-Men, the Avengers and the Fantastic Four join Marvel monsters, genre stars and modern-day champions like Kamala Khan in the ultimate visual celebration of Marvel Comics!

The Avengers Omnibus

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Publisher: Marvel
ISBN: 9780785158462
Size: 66.37 MB
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The Avengers, comics' greatest super team, burst onto the scene in 1963 at the forefront of the revolutionary Marvel Age of Comics. Iron Man, Thor, the Incredible Hulk, Ant-Man and the Wasp joined together to face the menace of Loki and set off on a streak of tales that nearly 50 years later still sets the trend for super hero epics. From Captain America's return fromthe icy depths of the Atlantic, to the debut of classic enemies like Kang the Conqueror, and the game-changing introduction of a trio of villains into their ranks--Avengers was a bona fide comic book blockbuster! Written by Stan "The Man" Lee and illustrated by Jack Kirby and Don Heck, you'll experience every story, every villain, even every letters page in this painstakingly restored Omnibus collection. It's a must-have for every Marvel fan's collections, so reserve your copy today, True Believer! COLLECTING: AVENGERS (1963) 1-30

Graphic Novels A Guide To Comic Books Manga And More 2nd Edition

Author: Michael Pawuk
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440851360
Size: 69.44 MB
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Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections

Patterns In Comparative Religion

Author: Mircea Eliade
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803267336
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In this era of increased knowledge the essence of religious phenomena eludes the psychologists, sociologists, linguists, and other specialists because they do not study it as religious. According to Mircea Eliade, they miss the one irreducible element in religious phenomena—the element of the sacred. Eliade abundantly demonstrates universal religious experience and shows how humanity’s effort to live within a sacred sphere has manifested itself in myriad cultures from ancient to modern times; how certain beliefs, rituals, symbols, and myths have, with interesting variations, persisted.

Thor By J Michael Straczynski

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Publisher: Marvel
ISBN: 9780785140290
Size: 64.36 MB
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Witness the return of Thor in a story only J. Michael Straczynski could tell! Returned to the pantheon of great Marvel heroes, the Asgardian God of Thunder is reunited with the mortal form of Dr. Don Blake. Together, they must recon with the legacy of the mythic Norse kingdom and the awakening of its immortal heroes--but in a world that may not want them back! J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5 creator, Changeling screenwriter) hits a grand slam with his reappraisal of the Thor mythos, a creative success on so many levels the glowing praise from fans and critics alike is becoming routine. COLLECTING: Fantastic Four #536-537, Thor #1-12 and #600-603, Thor Giant-Size Finale.

Essential Iron Man

Author: Stan Lee
Publisher: Marvel Enterprises
ISBN: 9780785107590
Size: 79.22 MB
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Most of the early Marvel super heroes gained their strange and awesome powers in freak accidents, often involving radiation. Iron Man, however, was a different story. A tribute to the genius of invention, the Armored Avenger was the only true "self-made" hero of the Marvel Age of comics. Born of necessity, Iron Man wasn't just millionaire inventor Tony Stark's alter ego, he was his means of staying alive. After having been captured by North Vietnamese soldiers and held in a prison camp, the mortally-wounded Stark constructed a special armored chest plate which kept the shrapnel in his body from entering his heart. Under the guise of building weaponry for the North Vietnamese, Stark and an imprisoned dissident scientist build a suit of armor which Stark uses to escape his captors and return to the Western world as Iron Man! Collected in this volume are the earliest, seldom seen Iron Man adventures. Marvel legend Stan Lee weaves classic '60s tales of Communist saboteurs and bigger than life super-villains. Classic characters such as the Asian despot the Mandarin and the Russian armored soldier the Crimson Dynamo make their first appearances here, as do villains that would later become popular Marvel super heroes, like the beautiful Black Widow and Hawkeye the archer. Collected in a mammoth, 528-page black and white volume, this affordable omnibus is too good to pass up!