Collects X-Men: Grand Design #1-2. Over six tumultuous decades, the X-Men have carved a singular place in comic book lore and popular culture. From their riotous birth in the 60s, to their legendary reboot in the 70s, to their attitude adjustment in the 90s, to their battle against extinction in the 00s, the X-Men have remained unquestionably relevant to generations of readers, the ultimate underdogs in an increasingly complicated world. Now, New York Timesbest-selling author Ed Piskor (Hip-Hop Family Tree, Wizzywig) takes you on a pulse-pounding tour of X-Men history unlike anything youve ever experienced before, an intricate labor of love that stitches together hundreds of classic and obscure stories into one seamless X-Men masterpiece! This volume also includes 1963s X-MEN #1, masterfully recolored by Ed.
Collecting X-Men: Grand Design - Second Genesis #1-2. The sequel to the critical smash hit X-MEN: GRAND DESIGN is here and its all-new and all-different! Witness Wolverine, Storm, Colossus, Nightcrawler, Sunfire and Thunderbird suiting up as X-Men for the very first time all over again! Plus: The return of Banshee! The arrival of the Shiar! The Brood! The Starjammers! Watch as Marvels merry mutants take to the stars. See the first X-Men adventures of Kitty Pryde and Carol Danvers. And marvel at the grandeur and glory of the now-classic Dark Phoenix Saga! All through the lens of indie auteur Ed Piskor who lovingly researches, writes, pencils, inks, colors and letters every page just for you! This volume also includes an issue of Giant-Size X-Men and pinups by Arthur Adams, Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee and Joe Madureira masterfully recolored by Ed. Presented in the same dynamic, oversized format of the best-selling Hip Hop Family Tree (9 x 13).
Over six tumultuous decades, the X-Men have carved a singular place in comic book lore and popular culture. From their riotous birth in the '60s, to their legendary reboot in the '70s, to their attitude adjustment in the '90s, to their battle against extinction in the '00s, the X-Men have remained unquestionably relevant to generations of readers, the ultimate underdogs in an increasingly complicated world. Now, New York Times-best-selling author Ed Piskor (Hip-Hop Family Tree, Wizzywig) takes you on a pulse-pounding tour of X-Men history unlike anything you've ever experienced before, an intricate labor of love that stitches together hundreds of classic and obscure stories into one seamless masterpiece of X-Men lore. This volume collects X-MEN: GRAND DESIGN and includes X-MEN #1 from 1963, masterfully recolored by Ed, along with other extras including recolored classic pinups. Presented in the same dynamic, oversized format of the best-selling Hip Hop Family Tree.
Because you demanded it! The bestselling GRAND DESIGN franchise continues with Marvel's First Family! Brought to you by critically-acclaimed cartoonist TOM SCIOLI (GØDLAND, TRANSFORMERS VS. G.I. JOE) in the sole-authorship tradition made famous by ED PISKOR'S X-MEN: GRAND DESIGN trilogy! Join the Watcher and witness how it all began...Plus appearances by your faves: Doctor Doom! Black Panther! Namor! Galactus! Mole Man! The Inhumans! COLLECTING: FANTASTIC FOUR: GRAND DESIGN 1-2, FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) 1
This career overview of one of comics' greatest creators collects raw, un-retouched original pages from the best-selling series Hip-Hop Family Tree and X-Men: Grand Design, and includes commercial art, designs for a line of Public Enemy action figures, and much more. It features over 150 pages of exact facsimiles of the artwork sitting on Piskor's drawing table, at the exact size created, scanned in full color to showcase every detail in the artist's process -- from blue pencil, to Wite-Out, to swaths of deep, inky blacks. Each piece is annotated by Piskor personally. It's like sitting in the author's studio! A must-have book for students, educators, and collectors.
Travel through the ages in JACK KIRBY COLLECTOR #74, the FUTUREPAST issue! Set course for “The World That Was,” documenting Jack’s work from Caveman days to the Wild West, behind a Kirby Bullseye cover inked by BILL WRAY! And transport yourself to “The World That’s Here” for Kirby’s visions of the future that became reality! This issue spotlights both eras, plus an interview with Rascally ROY THOMAS about Jack’s work, a rare Kirby interview, MARK EVANIER moderating the biggest Kirby Tribute Panel of all time, pencil art galleries, and more! Edited by JOHN MORROW.
From the creator of the New York Times' Best-Selling series, Hip Hop Family Tree, comes a personal graphic novel about a teen boy struggling with an undiagnosed illness and finding his place in his neighborhood.