The Essential Batman Encyclopedia

The ultimate guide to the man behind the mask . . . and the mythology behind the man.“Criminals are a superstitious, cowardly lot. So my disguise must be able to strike terror into their hearts. I must be a creature of the night, black, terrible. . . . I shall become a bat!” So declared millionaire industrialist Bruce Wayne, orphaned as a boy by a murderous thug and driven as a man to battle the scourge of crime by becoming Batman....

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Star Trek

This is the first book to combine an authoritative history of the Star Trek franchise—including all six television series and eleven feature films—with anecdotes about the show from those who helped shape it from the outside in: the fans. Star Trek expert Robert Greenberger covers everything from show creator Gene Roddenberry’s initial plans for a series combining science-fiction and Western elements, the premiere of the...

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Will Eisner

Widely considered the father of the graphic novel, the late Will Eisner is recognized as a comic genius by those familiar with his work. Into his eighties, Eisner continued to inspire young people with his pioneering graphic style. This fascinating biography discusses the inspiration for Eisner's characters, offering abundant color illustrations of Eisner's work, and extensive captions that reveal some of the artist's methods and motivations.

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The Best of Star Trek

The Best of Star Trek collects eight issues from DC Comics Star Trek (TOS) Volume 1 (two annuals) and Volume 2 - spanning from 1984 to 1991.It depicted the events of a later missions taking place between the events of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. This DC Comics series, including "Mortal Gods" from 1984 [set in the time between "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" and "Star Trek III: The...

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Hellboy II The Golden Army Volume

To be honest, it was quite a headache of a read. And this was hugely disappointing because this reader is a fan of the movies and the graphic novels. Although, of course, grand expectations shouldn’t have been made prior to reading the novelization.There was a palpable lack of passion in the novelization.It lacked a dramatic streak for scenes that needed it: HellBoy’s persecution from regular people, Nuala and Abe’s tender...

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Superman

In the tradition established by the spectacular BATMAN: COVER TO COVER HC, DC Comics proudly presents over 270 of the greatest Superman comic covers of all time, showcasing the World's Greatest Super-Hero! The artistic development and image of the Man of Steel unfolds over decades of interpretations by the greatest creators in comic-book history.Special features include a look at the evolution of the Superman S-shield, Superman's fight...

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A Weary Life

A WEARY LIFE - BOOK V - A team from the Enterprise -- Riker, La Forge, and Daniels -- is sent to deal with the latest threat from the Maquis. For La Forge and Daniels, it's just another mission, but Riker must face the specter of his transporter twin, Tom Riker, who left Starfleet to join the Maquis.When the Enterprise team is caught between the Maquis and the Cardassians, Riker finds himself with an important decision to make -- one that may...

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Careers In Artificial Intelligence

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