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Comics Shop

Author : ,

ISBN10 : 1440216509

Publisher : Penguin

Number of Pages : 880

Category : Antiques & Collectibles

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Book Summary: ESSENTIAL COMICS VALUES ALL IN COLOR! COMICS SHOP is the reliable reference for collectors, dealers, and everyone passionate about comic books! THIS FULL-COLOR, INDISPENSABLE GUIDE FEATURES: • Alphabetical organization by comic book title • More than 3,000 color photos • Hundreds of introductory essays • Analysis of multi-million dollar comics' sales • How covers and splash pages have evolved • An exclusive photo to grading guide to help you determine your comics' conditions accurately • Current values for more than 150,000 comics From the authoritative staff at Comics Buyer's Guide, the world's longest running magazine about comics, Comics Shop is the only guide on the market to give you extensive coverage of more than 150,000 comics from the Golden Age of the 1930s to current releases and all in color! In addition to the thousands of comic books from such publishers as Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, and Image, this collector-friendly reference includes listings for comic books from independent publishers, underground publishers, and more!

Pocket Star E-Sampler

Author : Various

ISBN10 : 145169945X

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 200

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: A sampler of exclusive eBooks from bestselling and debut authors in genres such as romance, women’s fiction, thrillers, and urban fantasy. Featuring material from: The Dark Lady by Maire Claremont, Dangerous Sanctuary by Michelle Diener, Shooting Monkeys in a Barrel by S.G. Browne, The Devil’s Scribe by Alma Katsu, Unstoppable by Laura Griffin, The French Maid by Deborah Gonzales, The Outlaw Among Us by Nathan Dodge, Worth Dying For by Cindy Gerard, Capturing Angels by V.C. Andrews, Identity by Mark Hosack, His Very Own Girl by Carrie Lofty, Lifestyles of the Rich and Undead by Katie MacAlister, A Little More Scandal by Carrie Lofty, and Geekomancy by Michael R. Underwood.

Xombie

Author : James Farr

ISBN10 : 1933160950

Publisher : Devil\'s Due Digital

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Comics & Graphic Novels

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Mondo Nano

Author : Colin Milburn

ISBN10 : 0822376334

Publisher : Duke University Press

Number of Pages : 424

Category : Computers

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Book Summary: In Mondo Nano Colin Milburn takes his readers on a playful expedition through the emerging landscape of nanotechnology, offering a light-hearted yet critical account of our high-tech world of fun and games. This expedition ventures into discussions of the first nanocars, the popular video games Second Life, Crysis, and BioShock, international nanosoccer tournaments, and utopian nano cities. Along the way, Milburn shows how the methods, dispositions, and goals of nanotechnology research converge with video game culture. With an emphasis on play, scientists and gamers alike are building a new world atom by atom, transforming scientific speculations and video game fantasies into reality. Milburn suggests that the closing of the gap between bits and atoms entices scientists, geeks, and gamers to dream of a completely programmable future. Welcome to the wild world of Mondo Nano.

Black Superheroes, Milestone Comics, and Their Fans

Author : Jeffrey A. Brown

ISBN10 : 9781604737639

Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi

Number of Pages : 232

Category : Literary Criticism

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Book Summary: What do the comic book figures Static, Hardware, and Icon all have in common? Black Superheroes, Milestone Comics, and Their Fans gives an answer that goes far beyond “tights and capes,” an answer that lies within the mission Milestone Media, Inc., assumed in comic book culture. Milestone was the brainchild of four young black creators who wanted to part from the mainstream and do their stories their own way. This history of Milestone, a “creator-owned” publishing company, tells how success came to these mavericks in the 1990s and how comics culture was expanded and enriched as fans were captivated by this new genre. Milestone focused on the African American heroes in a town called Dakota. Quite soon these black action comics took a firm position in the controversies of race, gender, and corporate identity in contemporary America. Characters battled supervillains and sometimes even clashed with more widely known superheroes. Front covers of Milestone comics often bore confrontational slogans like “Hardware: A Cog in the Corporate Machine is About to Strip Some Gears.” Milestone's creators aimed for exceptional stories that addressed racial issues without alienating readers. Some competitors, however, accused their comics of not being black enough or of merely marketing Superman in black face. Some felt that the stories were too black, but a large cluster of readers applauded these new superheroes for fostering African American pride and identity. Milestone came to represent an alternative model of black heroism and, for a host of admirers, the ideal of masculinity. Black Superheroes, Milestone Comics, and Their Fans gives details about the founding of Milestone and reports on the secure niche its work and its image achieved in the marketplace. Tracing the company's history and discussing its creators, their works, and the fans, this book gauges Milestone alongside other black comic book publishers, mainstream publishers, and the history of costumed characters.

Doom Patrol Book One

Author : Grant Morrison

ISBN10 : 1401267149

Publisher : DC

Number of Pages : 424

Category : Comics & Graphic Novels

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Book Summary: The groundbreaking series from Grant Morrison that led American comics in a wholly unexpected direction. Originally conceived in the 1960s by the visionary team of writer Arnold Drake and artist Bruno Premiani, the Doom Patrol was reborn a generation later through Grant MorrisonÕs singular imagination. Though they are super-powered beings, and though their foes are bent on world domination, convention ends there. Shunned as freaks and outcasts, and tempered by loss and insanity, this band of misfits faces threats so mystifying in nature and so corrupted in motive that reality itself threatens to fall apart around them-but itÕs still all in a dayÕs work for the Doom Patrol. Written by Grant Morrison and featuring art by Richard Case, John Nyberg, Doug Braithwaite, Scott Hanna and Carlos Garz—n, DOOM PATROL BOOK ONE collects issues #19-34 and includes introductions by Morrison and editor Tom Peyer.

Clive Barker's Hellraiser Masterpieces

Author : Clive Barker

ISBN10 : 1613980922

Publisher : Boom! Studios

Number of Pages : 191

Category : Comics & Graphic Novels

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Book Summary: Straight from the far reaches of Hell, comes a collection of classic HELLRAISER tales that will light your soul on fire! This must-have collection features stories originally published by Marvel Comics--classic spine-tinglers for die-hard fans and new readers alike, collecting a host of work from comic luminaries that you will not want to miss! Featuring the work of Clive Barker (HELLRAISER), Neil Gaiman (SANDMAN), Mike Mignola (HELLBOY) Larry Wachowski (THE MATRIX), Alex Ross, (KINGDOM COME), Kevin O'Neill (LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN) and many more! Don't miss this first volume in a series that will assemble the best HELLRAISER comics that have ever been!

Alien Dust

Author : E.C. Tubb

ISBN10 : 0575107502

Publisher : Gateway

Number of Pages : 224

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: ALIEN DUST relates the first thirty-five years of the colonization of Mars. It is a poignant story of Man against Nature. No individual hero or heroine marches steadily through its pages. There is no triumphal ending-only faint hope. Instead, against a background of the shifting red sands of a planet unfit for human habitation, emerges the grim picture of pioneer men and women pitting their courage, wits and even lives against the biggest enemy in the Solar System-an alien planet. Rich and warm in human emotion, ALIEN DUST is one of those rare science fiction stories which presents Man in his true perspective-as the intruder.

Damage Control

Author : Dwayne McDuffie

ISBN10 : 1302479903

Publisher : Marvel Entertainment

Number of Pages : 376

Category : Comics & Graphic Novels

Viewed : 1997

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Book Summary: Galactus ate your apartment building? Call Damage Control. The S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier crashed on your car? Call Damage Control. Aliens destroyed Manhattan...again? Call Damage Control! Meet the Marvel Universe's No. 1 clean-up crew, the guys and gals with the bulldog badge who work tirelessly to put New York back together after every super-hero battle: from giant robots, to the devastation wreaked by the Acts of Vengeance, to the coming of the cosmic clean-freak Edifice Rex! Not disastrous enough? How about their biggest challenges to date: Dr. Doom's unpaid bill and the aftermath of World War Hulk! Collecting Damage Control (1989a) #1-4, Damage Control (1989b) #1-4, Damage Control (1991) #1-4, WWH Aftersmash: Damage Control #1-3, snd Material From Marvel Age Annual #4 snd Marvel Comics Presents (1988) #19.

Apocalipso

Author : Walter Greatshell

ISBN10 : 8490181136

Publisher : La Factoría de Ideas

Number of Pages : 320

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Lulú Pangloss y la tripulación convertida en xombi del buque Sin Nombre vagan por los mares en una misión «solidaria», convirtiendo a todo superviviente humano que encuentran en un xombi inmortal, ya que, según su distorsionada forma de pensar, es la única manera de sobrevivir al inminente cataclismo. Pero aún hay esperanza, tanto para los humanos como para los xombis. Alguien está reuniendo a un grupo de mujeres inmunes al agente X. Y si consiguen mantenerlas a salvo, el secreto de su inmunidad tal vez proporcione una cura. Siempre y cuando Lulú y su tripulación no las encuentren primero…

Dial H Vol. 1: Into You (The New 52)

Author : China Mieville,Mateus Santolouco

ISBN10 : 1401244904

Publisher : DC

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Comics & Graphic Novels

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Book Summary: Hugo Award-winning novelist China Mieville breathes new life into a classic DC Comics series as part of the second wave of DC Comics - The New 52. In the small run-down town of Littleville, CO, a troubled young man stumbles upon the lost H-Dial and all of the secrets and power it possesses. It has been many years since the H-Dial has been seen, though legions of villains have been scouring the globe looking for it and its ability to transform users into a variety of superheros and take on their powers and psyches. Will our hero be able to harness the power of the H-Dial and protect it from falling into the hands of evil? Will this newfound power plunge our hero to madness? And will we ever discover where the H-Dial came from and its true meaning?

The X-Files Archives -

Author : John Rozum,Kevin J. Anderson,Charlie Adlard,Gordon Purcell

ISBN10 : 233103754X

Publisher : Glénat Comics

Number of Pages : 160

Category : Comics & Graphic Novels

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Book Summary: Les affaires non classées du FBI Avec The X-File Archives, faites équipe avec Mulder et Scully et percez une nouvelle série de mystères ! Savamment construites par Stefan Petrucha et dessinées par Charlie Adlard (le dessinateur de Walking Dead), ces enquêtes se déroulant entre les saisons 1 et 9 de la série TV nous mettent une nouvelle fois face à la menace Alien et à la conspiration... La vérité est à l'intérieur !

The X-Files Archives -

Author : Stefan Petrucha,John Rozum,Gordon Purcell,Charlie Adlard

ISBN10 : 233102555X

Publisher : Glénat Comics

Number of Pages : 160

Category : Comics & Graphic Novels

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Book Summary: Les affaires non classées du FBI Avec The X-File Archives, faites équipe avec Mulder et Scully et percez une nouvelle série de mystères ! Savamment construites par Stefan Petrucha et dessinées par Charlie Adlard (le dessinateur de Walking Dead), ces enquêtes se déroulant entre les saisons 1 et 9 de la série TV nous mettent une nouvelle fois face à la menace Alien et à la conspiration... La vérité est ailleurs !

International Review of Cytology

Author : ,

ISBN10 : 9780080489162

Publisher : Elsevier

Number of Pages : 277

Category : Science

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Book Summary: International Review of Cytology presents current advances and comprehensive reviews in cell biology--both plant and animal. Articles address structure and control of gene expression, nucleocytoplasmic interactions, control of cell development and differentiation, and cell transformation and growth. Authored by some of the foremost scientists in the field, each volume provides up-to-date information and directions for future research.