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- Atlantic Books 2010; US$ 9.99
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography blends what we already know of the great sleuth's career with carefully documented social history to answer the questions admirers have long puzzled over. Nick Rennison reveals for the first time Holmes's influence on the political events of late-nineteenth-century England and his connections to the British... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2009; US$ 17.99
Comic writers trace the X-Men series' evolution, challenge its metaphors, and draw from its truths about human nature and human society in this exploratory look at the still-timely and often-revamped classic. With chapters such as Magneto the Jew, The New Mutants and the Corruption of the Teenager, and The Sexuality of X-Men, the contributors... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 27.50 US$ 23.83
Die "Atomis" sind die Hauptdarsteller in ca. 100 lustigen und satirischen Cartoons zur Physik. Nicht nur bei eingefleischten Physikern hat der humorvolle Umgang von Peter Evers mit Situationen und Begriffen aus der Physik in der regelmäßigen Rubrik der "Physikalischen Blätter" über nunmehr fast 10 Jahre eine breite Leserschaft gewonnen. more...
- NBM Publishing 2012; US$ 6.99
One of comic art?s most respected and pioneering artists, well known for his opera adaptations and beautiful fantasy work, P. Craig Russell is in the process of adapting Oscar Wilde?s famous fairy tales in a series of landmark volumes. This volumes the Selfish Giant and Star Child. more...
- RISING STARS UK LTD 2008; US$ 6.99
Read about the history and art of comics, including the origination of Desperate Dan!The Snapshots series of colourful and visually appealing titles is designed to engage 9 to 14 year old reluctant readers. With their bold design and familiar subject matter from battles to Batman these books are perfect for guided reading and for encouraging... more...
- RISING STARS UK LTD 2008; US$ 6.99
Who is your favourite Superhero? Where do they origate from and who has the 'best' powers?The Snapshots series of colourful and visually appealing titles is designed to engage 9 to 14 year old reluctant readers. With their bold design and familiar subject matter from battles to Batman these books are perfect for guided reading... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
This volume collects a wide-ranging sample of fresh analyses of Spider-Man. It traverses boundaries of medium, genre, epistemology and discipline in essays both insightful and passionate that move forward the study of one of the world's most beloved characters. The editors have crafted the book for fans, creators and academics alike. Foreword by... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 49.00
Working on the basis of modern narratological theories, this book introduces the reader to the poetics of epic texts from the Middle Ages and thus provides a foundation for the independent analysis of pre-modern narrative structures. The introduction takes as its starting point theories of time and space from Antiquity and the Middle Ages,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Do Irish superheroes actually sound Irish? Why are Gary Larson's Far Side cartoons funny? How do political cartoonists in India, Turkey, and the US get their point across? These questions and many more are answered in this new collection on linguistics and comics, which explores language and how the verbal and the visual interact. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00
Examines a range of texts commemorating European holy women from the ninth through fifteenth centuries. Explores the relationship between memorial practices and identity formation. Draws upon much of the recent scholarly interest in the nature and uses of memory. more...