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By Reed Tucker
The most bruising battle in the superhero world isn't between spandex-clad characters -- it's between the publishers themselves. For more than 50 years, Marvel and DC have been locked in an epic war, tirelessly trading punches and trying to do to each other what Batman regularly does to the Joker's...
By Dru Jeffries
Superhero films and comic book adaptations dominate contemporary Hollywood filmmaking, and it is not just the storylines of these blockbuster spectacles that have been influenced by comics. The comic book medium itself has profoundly influenced how movies look and sound today, as well as how viewers approach them as texts....
Virtuoso Chris Ware b. 1967 has achieved some noteworthy firsts for comics. Editor Jean Braithwaite compiles interviews displaying both Ware's erudition and his quirky self-deprecation. They span Ware's career from 1993 to 2015, creating a time-lapse portrait of the artist as he matures.
By Susan Grange
Illustrator and cartoonist W. Heath Robinson is renowned for his ingenious, haphazard contraptions. His work is steeped in the humour of calamity and his name became synonymous for absurd and makeshift devices. This delightful new book is packed with madcap designs, and the delicate watercolour illustrations which continue to delight...
The High School Life of a Fudanshi is a brand new teen comedy manga series about the trials and tribulations of Ryo Sakaguchi, a young man who is actually a fudanshi - a male reader obsessed with boys' love BL, the genre of stories revolving around the romance between two...
By Frank Thorne
Celebrates the career of Frank Thorne, renowned good girl artist extraordinaire. This title explores the art of the women he created during his extensive career. It presents artwork from such titles as Red Sonja, Ghita, Lann, The Iron Devil, and more. It also illustrates the motion picture concepts and storyboards...