Collecting: the groundbreaking third year of ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN in one colossal trade paperback! Spider-Man beat Kraven. He defeated Dr. Octopus. He even survived a serious scrap with an artificially-enhanced Green Goblin. As it turns out,though, his worst enemy is a simple crook in a Spider-Man suit. That's all it takes to ruin Spider-Man's reputation, suddenlypainting Peter Parker's alter ego as Public Enemy No. 1...and changing his life forever. Then: Spider-Man's ultimate villain gets the Ultimate treatment! After reuniting with his childhood friend Eddie Brock, Peter discovers a secret about their fathers' pasts...a black liquid that can transform into a protplasmic bodysuit, curing an illness and enhancing the wearer's strength and abilities. But when Peter tries to continue his father's work, he accidentally becomes encased in the murky liquid and becomes nearly unstoppable...but at a terrible price. COLLECTING: Ultimate Spider-Man #28-39, 1/2
Endlich erfindet wieder jemand das Pop-Science-Erklärbuch neu! Wenn xkcd.com einen neuen Science Cartoon postet, vibriert das Internet. Sein Blog What if, auf dem der Physiker Randall Munroe jede Woche scheinbar unsinnige Fragen mit exakter Wissenschaft und genialen Strichmännchen beantwortet, ist Kult. Wie lange würde es dauern, bis wir merken würden, dass sich der Erdumfang verändert? Was wäre, wenn der gesamte Niederschlag in einem – quasi omnidirektionalen - Überschall-Regentropfen fiele? Endlich auch als Buch und endlich auf Deutsch!
Er istÿKraven... der gráte Jger, den die Welt je kannte. Er hat jedes dem Menschen bekannte Tier aufgesprt und erlegt. Nur eines konnte ihm stets entkommen. Eine Beute, die ihn immer wieder bloástellte:ÿSpider-Man! Doch dieses Mal wird alles anders. Kraven hat einen diabolischen Plan...
Concluding his historic run on Spider-Man, JMS takes our hero to new highs and new lows-setting the stage for an era of Spidey unlike any other! This volume has it all: Spider-Man in his new red armor, Spider-Man back in his black costume and Spider-Man unmasked to the public! Spidey fi ghts on both sides of the Civil War!And when Aunt May gets shot by one of the Kingpin's henchmen, how far will Peter go to save her? Witness the fi nal days of Peter and Mary Jane's marriage! COLLECTING: Amazing Spider-Man #529-545, Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #24, Sensational Spider-Man #41, Spider-Man: One More Day Sketchbook, Marvel Spotlight: Spider-Man - One More Day
Roxxon Oil has hired the world's greatest mercenary, Silver Sable, to find out what Spider-Man knows about Roxxon Oil's enemies, and he must deal with that as well as the fact that he has broken up with his girlfriend.
This book explores how the heroes and villains of popular comic books—and the creators of these icons of our culture—reflect the American experience out of which they sprang, and how they have achieved relevance by adapting to, and perhaps influencing, the evolving American character. * Includes contributions from 70 expert contributors and leading scholars in the field, with some of the entries written with the aid of popular comic book creators themselves * Provides sidebars within each entry that extend readers' understanding of the subject * Offers "Essential Works" and "Further Reading" recommendations * Includes a comprehensive bibliography
Author: John Romita
Publisher: Idea & Design Works Llc
Release Date: 2015-06-16
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
The wondrous wall-crawler's long-running newspaper strip by Stan Lee, John Romita, and others is given the deluxe Library of American Comics treatment, with all Sundays in color and integrated with the dailies - just as they originally appeared in newspapers worldwide. Edited by Bruce Canwell, this first volume includes the complete strips from the series start in 1977 through January 1979.
Author: Frederick Luis Aldama
Release Date: 2016-05-26
Genre: Social Science
Latina/o popular culture has experienced major growth and change with the expanding demographic of Latina/os in mainstream media. In The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Pop Culture, contributors pay serious critical attention to all facets of Latina/o popular culture including TV, films, performance art, food, lowrider culture, theatre, photography, dance, pulp fiction, music, comic books, video games, news, web, and digital media, healing rituals, quinceñeras, and much more. Features include: consideration of differences between pop culture made by and about Latina/os; comprehensive and critical analyses of various pop cultural forms; concrete and detailed treatments of major primary works from children’s television to representations of dia de los muertos; new perspectives on the political, social, and historical dynamic of Latina/o pop culture; Chapters select, summarize, explain, contextualize and assess key critical interpretations, perspectives, developments and debates in Latina/o popular cultural studies. A vitally engaging and informative volume, this compliation of wide-ranging case studies in Latina/o pop culture phenomena encourages scholars and students to view Latina/o pop culture within the broader study of global popular culture. Contributors: Stacey Alex, Cecilia Aragon, Mary Beltrán, William A. Calvo-Quirós, Melissa Castillo-Garsow, Nicholas Centino, Ben Chappell, Fabio Chee, Osvaldo Cleger, David A. Colón, Marivel T. Danielson, Laura Fernández, Camilla Fojas, Kathryn M. Frank, Enrique García, Christopher González, Rachel González-Martin, Matthew David Goodwin, Ellie D. Hernandez, Jorge Iber, Guisela Latorre, Stephanie Lewthwaite, Richard Alexander Lou, Stacy I. Macías, Desirée Martin, Paloma Martínez-Cruz, Pancho McFarland, Cruz Medina, Isabel Millán, Amelia María de la Luz Montes, William Anthony Nericcio, William Orchard, Rocío Isabel Prado, Ryan Rashotte, Cristina Rivera, Gabriella Sanchez, Ilan Stavans Frederick Luis Aldama is Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor of English and University Distinguished Scholar at the Ohio State University where he is also founder and director of LASER and the Humanities & Cognitive Sciences High School Summer Institute. He is author, co-author, and editor of over 24 books, including the Routledge Concise History of Latino/a Literature and Latino/a Literature in the Classroom.
Ages of Heroes, Eras of Men explores the changing depiction of superheroes from the comic books of the 1930s to the cinematic present. In this anthology, scholars from a variety of disciplines including history, cultural studies, Latin American studies, film studies, and English examine the superheros cultural history in North America with attention to particular stories and to the historical contexts in which those narratives appeared. Enduring comic book characters from DC and Marvel Comics including Superman, Iron Man, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Avengers are examined, along with lesser-known Canadian, Latino, and African-American superheroes. With a sweep of characters ranging from the Pulp Era to recent cinematic adaptations, and employing a variety of analytical frameworks, this collection offers new insights for scholars, students, and fans of the superhero genre.