Comic book & cartoon art

    Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-Year Battle Between Marvel and DC

    By Reed Tucker

    Paperback £11.45

    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...

    Comic Book Film Style

    By Dru Jeffries

    Paperback £20.85

    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....

    Chris Ware

    Paperback £20.09

    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.

    Heath Robinson Masterpieces of Art

    By Susan Grange

    Hardback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    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...

    High School Life of a Fudanshi

    By Michinoku Atami

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    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...

    Marvel's Avengers 1000 Dot-to-Dot Book

    By Thomas Pavitte

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Connect the dots to reveal your favourite Marvel Avengers characters.

    Mondo Erotica: The Art Of Roberto Baldazzini

    By Roberto Baldazzini

    Hardback Save £7.94 = £18.05

    Kirby

    By Mark Evanier

    Paperback Save £4.74 = £13.25

    The first and only authorised celebration of the one and only King of Comics and his groundbreaking work--now in flexibind timed for Kirby's centenary.

    Critical Critters

    By Ralph Steadman

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    Frank Thorne's Battling Beauties

    By Frank Thorne

    Hardback Save £19.14 = £34.85

    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...

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