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- F+W Media 2004; US$ 19.99
Draw fearless heroes and ruthless villains! Awesome aliens, warriors, martial artists, monsters, robots and more are waiting for you to bring them to life on the pages of your sketchbook! Create creatures and characters that explode with energy and power! Let Superhero Madness show you: Drawing basics such as shading, poses and 3-D... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 10.00
From the creator of The Book of Bunny Suicides comes the book you?ve been waiting for: Selfish Pigs . Filled with more than 90 pieces of line art depicting pigs being selfish, this is the must-have for pig-lovers and Riley fans. It's pigs?and they're being selfish. Horribly, nastily selfish. They drink, they smoke, they steal, they eat pork... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 28.00
Starting in the mid-1980s, a talented set of comics artists changed the American comic-book industry forever by introducing adult sensibilities and aesthetic considerations into popular genres such as superhero comics and the newspaper strip. Frank MillerÃ?'s Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (1986) and Alan Moore and Dave GibbonsÃ?'s... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 125.00
In the course of its rich history, cinematic animation has developed from silent monochrome images to sound-filled shorts that ran theatrically with newsreels and adventure serials, and ultimately to prestigious feature films like Disney's Fantasia. This second edition of The Animated Film Encyclopedia: 1900-1979 (McFarland, 2000) is a comprehensive... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00
In the words of Walt Disney, "Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive." Part biography, part history, part artistic commentary, this volume looks at several major figures in the field of animation and discusses how their contributions to the art of animation have affected the course of the industry--and in many cases,... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2008; US$ 7.50
Praise for NOT THE COSTELLO MEMOIRS 'This is one of the hardest reviews I will write. John Howard has been the finest prime minister Australia has ever had ... but this is a brilliant, lucid and powerful historical portrait ... compelling and accurate insight into the man who should have been PM.' Janet Albrechtsen, The Australian. 'Uninspiring... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2009; US$ 8.47
The animations of Japan's Studio Ghibli are amongst the most respected in the movie industry. Their delightful films rank alongside the most popular non-English language films ever made, with each new eagerly-anticipated release a guaranteed box-office smash. Yet this highly profitable studio has remained fiercely independent, producing a stream of... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 29.95
This collection of essays explores the link between comedy and animation in studio-era cartoons, from filmdom?s earliest days through the twentieth century. Written by a who?s who of animation authorities, Funny Pictures offers a stimulating range of views on why animation became associated with comedy so early and so indelibly, and illustrates how... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 34.95
Walt Disney delves into this man's colorful life, explaining the inspiration for his classic creations and revolutionary animation techniques. Chapters include:. -An Innovator in the Making. -A Perfect Fit: A Mouse Named Mickey. -Stretching the Imagination. -Breaking New Ground. -Making Dreams Come True. more...