Celebrating the legacy of the Dark Knight, DETECTIVE COMICS: 80 YEARS OF BATMAN follows the best-selling ACTION COMICS: 80 YEARS OF SUPERMAN. Curated by guest editor Paul Levitz, it features reprints of the Dark KnightÕs most memorable adventures, from his first appearance to the debuts of Robin, Batwoman, Bat-Mite and Batgirl, as well as villains including Two-Face, the Riddler, Clayface, Man-Bat and more. This hardcover also spotlights crime-fighters including Slam Bradley, Air Wave, the Boy Commandos, the Martian Manhunter and the 1970s Manhunter, Paul Kirk! And, published for the first time anywhere: a new tale of a traumatic early moment in Bruce WayneÕs life written by Paul Levitz with art by Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz, and an extraordinary look at a long-ago work in progressÑthe original layouts for the Batman tale from DETECTIVE COMICS #200, as illustrated by Lew Sayre Schwartz (and signed ÒBob KaneÓ). As if thatÕs not enough, this volume includes essays on Batman from contributors including Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman, Glen David Gold, Dennis OÕNeil, former San Diego police chief Shelley Zimmerman and pulp historian Anthony Tollin.
The Definitive History of Television's Most Enduring Comedy
Author: Vince Waldron
Publisher: Words in Edgewise
Category: Performing Arts
The most acclaimed comedy series of TV's golden age, The Dick Van Dyke Show comes to life in this deluxe enhanced eBook that features hundreds of black and white and color photos, documents, and other rare images that are available only in this expanded edition. This fun-filled and impeccably researched book takes readers backstage to witness the creation of this TV classic through the eyes of the show's cast and crew, including Carl Reiner, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews, and, of course, Dick Van Dyke himself. This expanded eBook includes never-before-published backstage and rehearsal photos—many in full color!—as well as the ultimate The Dick Van Dyke Show episode guide, which features the cast and title pages of every one of the show's 158 original scripts! Written by Emmy-winning writer Vince Waldron, this deluxe edition of The Official Dick Van Dyke Show Book offers readers the last word on the most influential TV comedy ever. “It was the very best time of my life and Vince's book helps me recall every treasured moment. Thanks, Vince!"—Dick Van Dyke “What an unexpected pleasure to read a book on a subject about which I thought I knew everything, only to find out that I didn’t. A very serious contribution to understanding what really were the best years of my theatrical life. I’d say it was a wonderfully scholarly work--but I won’t, because I don’t want to scare people away from a book that’s as much fun to read as this is.”—Carl Reiner, Producer and creator of The Dick Van Dyke Show "Wonderful. You got all the facts down in the right order. No embellishments. All the truth. Somebody finally got the whole story right.”—Rose Marie “The Official Dick Van Dyke Show Book is the best reference book on my shelf. It makes it even more fun to watch the show, if that's possible.”—Morey Amsterdam “Vince's tribute to our show offers as accurate a snapshot of the series—and the era that begat it—as any I've seen.”—Sheldon Leonard, Executive Producer of The Dick Van Dyke Show “A compelling narrative. . . . Waldron waltzes through the series’ story as gracefully as Van Dyke sidestepped his living room ottoman.” —Entertainment Weekly “Vince Waldron lovingly and very thoroughly recounts the history of The Dick Van Dyke Show." —Los Angeles Daily News "The definitive history...offers a wealth of backstage anecdotes."—Emmy Magazine "Entertaining and exhaustively researched...fans of the show will not be disappointed."—The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "A terrific writer and painstaking researcher...it doesn't get any better than this, folks."—The TV Collector
IMAGE+ is a monthly magazine featuring Image's upcoming releases, as well as bonus creator-owned comics content. Each issue features an original, four-page THE WALKING DEAD story concerning Negan's origins, and created by New York Times bestselling team ROBERT KIRKMAN and CHARLIE ADLARD, for a total of 48 pages of backstory! IMAGE+ showcases interviews, spotlight features, bonus never-before-seen preview pages, editorials from industry voices, and more in-depth, insightful and provocative comics coverage curated by David Brothers, Branding Manager at Image Comics. IMAGE+ is fans' premiere source for all things creator-owned. - See more at: https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/image-6-december-2016#sthash.k34eIqW3.dpuf
All four legendary Sherlock Holmes novels, collected in a unique Graphic Deluxe Edition with an introduction by Michael Dirda Though endlessly reinterpreted, reinvented, and imitated, the Sherlock Holmes stories have never been surpassed. Sporting his signature billowing coat and pipe in hand, the genius investigator Holmes captivates readers with his alluring melancholy and superhuman intuition, while his partner, Dr. Watson, remains ever the perfect foil, a classic Victorian gentleman with brilliant intellect. Collected here are all four Holmes novels—A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four, The Hound of the Baskervilles, and The Valley of Fear—tracing the origins of the pair up through showdowns with their greatest archenemies, including the infamous Professor Moriarty. Set in the seductive shadow world of Victorian London, the stories of Holmes and Watson live on, as immediate and original in our time as in their own. For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Deluxe Edition - As heard on the BBC Radio 4 series 'Between Ourselves with Marian Keyes'
Author: Marian Keyes
Publisher: Penguin UK
Category: Literary Collections
AS HEARD ON THE BBC RADIO 4 SERIES 'BETWEEN OURSELVES WITH MARIAN KEYES' Get comfortable, sink under the covers and dip into the hilarious Under the Duvet: Deluxe Edition for a behind-the-scenes glimpse into bestselling author Marian Keyes' life . . . 'Let's get one thing straight: I'm not an outdoorsy type. If I was offered the choice between white-water rafting and being savaged by a rabid dog, I'd be likely to tick the box marked "dog"' Under the Duvet brings together Marian Keyes' unputdownable and utterly irresistible journalism and musings on life. Whether its shopping, travel, feminism or fashion, Marian takes us on a riotous anecdote-packed journey into her weird and wonderful world. There are adventures with fake tan, love affairs with shoes and nail varnish, and, as a special treat, she includes seven of her hard-to-find (and, she tells us, harder to write) short stories. It's the perfect bed-time companion. 'Warm, witty Keyes is unfailingly good company' Radio Times 'Bright, funny and clever' Daily Mail 'I laughed like a drain' Observer 'Light and extremely agreeable' Guardian 'Hilarious' Stylist _________ 'Everything this woman touches turns into comic gold' Cosmopolitan 'A poet of the everyday . . . noticing everything about everything, rendering situations instantly recognisable and funny' Daily Mail 'A must-read for all. Keyes' funny and poignant tales will have you chuckling' Heat This edition includes both Under the Duvet and Further Under the Duvet
At long last, a deluxe edition of the Eisner and Hugo Award-winning SAGA is finally here! Collecting the first 18 issues of the smash-hit series, this massive edition features a striking new cover, as well as special extras, including never-before-seen sketches, script pages, and a roundtable discussion with the creators about how SAGA is really made. Altogether, this deluxe edition contains over 500 pages! Written by Eisner Award-winning "Best Writer" BRIAN K. VAUGHAN (Y: The Last Man, The Private Eye) and drawn by Harvey Award-winning "Best Artist" Fiona Staples (Mystery Society, North 40), SAGA is the story of Hazel, a child born to star-crossed parents from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war. Now, Hazel's fugitive family must risk everything to find a peaceful future in a harsh universe that values destruction over creation. Fantasy and science fiction are wed like never before in a sexy, subversive drama for adults that Entertainment Weekly called, "The kind of comic you get when truly talented superstar creators are given the freedom to produce their dream book."
At long last, itÍs finally time for the second hardcover collection of SAGA, the New York Times best-selling series praised by everyone from Alan Moore to Lin-Manuel Miranda! Created by the multiple Eisner Award-winning team of artist FIONA STAPLES (Mystery Society, North 40, Archie Comics) and writer BRIAN K. VAUGHAN (THE PRIVATE EYE, PAPER GIRLS, WE STAND ON GUARD), SAGA BOOK TWO continues the action-packed education of Hazel, a child born to star-crossed parents from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war. Collecting 18 issues of the smash-hit comic, this massive edition features a striking original cover from Fiona Staples, as well as a brand-new gallery of exclusive, never-before-seen SAGA artwork from legendary creators including CLIFF CHIANG, PIA GUERRA, FAITH ERIN HICKS, KARL KERSCHL, JASON LATOUR, SEAN GORDON MURPHY, STEVE SKROCE, and MORE!