By Frank Stack
By Frank Stack
By Ken Albertsen
By Jason Rodriguez
You’ve visible them at flea markets and in vintage retailers and used-book shops around the kingdom: classic postcards inscribed with handwritten notes, evocative messages that trap a proposal, an expression, a priority, a photograph of someone’s lifestyles as soon as upon a time. Jason Rodriguez, acclaimed editor of Elk’s Run, accumulated a amazing array of those correspondences, dispersed them between thirty-three of comics’ maximum creators, and requested every one to craft a narrative concerning the one that despatched it. the result's a vividly imagined, gorgeously rendered photo anthology illustrating stories of romance, experience, worry, and secret. In Postcards, those talented artists proportion a few of the richest and such a lot creative paintings in their careers.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Jeffrey A. Brown
What do the comedian publication figures Static, undefined, and Icon all have in universal?
Black Superheroes, Milestone Comics, and Their Fans offers a solution that is going some distance past "tights and capes," a solution that lies in the challenge Milestone Media, Inc., assumed in comedian e-book tradition. Milestone used to be the brainchild of 4 younger black creators who desired to half from the mainstream and do their tales their very own method. This background of Milestone, a "creator-owned" publishing corporation, tells how luck got here to those mavericks within the Nineties and the way comics tradition used to be elevated and enriched as enthusiasts have been captivated by way of this new style.
Milestone interested in the African American heroes in a city referred to as Dakota. relatively quickly those black motion comics took a company place within the controversies of race, gender, and company identification in modern the USA. Characters battled supervillains and occasionally even clashed with extra widely recognized superheroes. entrance covers of Milestone comics frequently bore confrontational slogans like "Hardware: A Cog within the company desktop is ready to Strip a few Gears."
Milestone's creators aimed for extraordinary tales that addressed racial concerns with no alienating readers. a few rivals, even though, accused their comics of now not being black adequate or of basically advertising and marketing Superman in black face. a few felt that the tales have been too black, yet a wide cluster of readers applauded those new superheroes for fostering African American satisfaction and identification. Milestone got here to symbolize an alternate version of black heroism and, for a bunch of admirers, the precise of masculinity.
Black Superheroes provides information about the founding of Milestone and studies at the safe area of interest its paintings and its picture accomplished on the market. Tracing the company's historical past and discussing its creators, their works, and the lovers, this ebook gauges Milestone along different black comedian e-book publishers, mainstream publishers, and the heritage of costumed characters.
By Roberto Recchioni,Massimo Carnevale
By Amanda Palmer,Cynthia von Buhler
By Rose Vincent
By René Goscinny,Albert Uderzo
Par une nuit d'orage, alors que tous les Gaulois du village sont réunis dans l. a. maison d'Abraracourcix en attendant le retour de Panoramix, un étrange personnage vêtu d'une peau de loup demande l'hospitalité : c'est un devin. Malgré les avertissements d'Astérix mettant en garde les Gaulois contre ce charlatan, tous les habitants commencent à venir le consulter. l. a. state of affairs empire quand le devin, utilisé par les Romains qui l'ont capturé, prédit los angeles fin du petit village. Il faudra toute l'intelligence d'Astérix et de Panoramix (enfin de retour) pour contrecarrer les plans des Romains et du devin.
By Richard I. Fauné