The Justice League Companion

The Justice League Companion
Author: Michael Eury
Pages: 219
ISBN: 1893905489
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Release: 2005
Editor: TwoMorrows Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Commemorating the Justice League of America's 45th anniversary, The Justice League Companion is a comprehensive examination of the Silver Age JLA. Written by Michael Eury (author of the critically acclaimed Captain Action and co-author of The Superhero Book), The Justice League Companion traces the JLA's development, history, imitators, and early fandom through vintage and all-new interviews with the series' creators, an issue-by-issue index of the JLA's 1960-1972 adventures, classic and never-before-published artwork, and other fun and fascinating features!

The Quality Companion

The Quality Companion
Author: Mike Kooiman,Jim Amash
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781605490373
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Release: 2012
Editor: TwoMorrows Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

THE QUALITY COMPANION provides the first dedicated look at the prolific Golden Age publisher which spawned a treasure trove of beautiful art and classic characters, including the modern-day “Freedom Fighters”—UNCLE SAM, PHANTOM LADY, BLACK CONDOR, THE RAY, HUMAN BOMB, and DOLL MAN—as well as PLASTIC MAN, the BLACKHAWKS, and others now under the DC Comics umbrella. It provides the first-ever A-Z in-depth character profile of every Quality costumed hero, many of whom were superbly-produced but are now long-forgotten. It also reprints, in FULL-COLOR, several 1940s key stories of these characters from such rare 1940s collector’s items as SMASH COMICS, POLICE COMICS, NATIONAL COMICS, FEATURE COMICS, and CRACK COMICS, and features Golden Age art by the top artistic talents of that era, including LOU FINE, REED CRANDALL, JACK COLE, CHUCK CUIDERA, MATT BAKER, WILL EISNER, and others! There’s a contextual chronology, a unique oral history featuring commentary by many of the major Quality creators and their progeny, and studies that shed new light on Will Eisner's relationship with Quality! Plus: It covers the characters’ revival from the 1970s to today, including Plastic Man’s short-lived 1960s series, the classic Justice League/Justice Society crossover that introduced the Quality characters into the DC Comics universe, the Freedom Fighters’ own 1970s series, plus the Ray and Black Condor series of the 1990s, up through the current versions of the characters at DC. Creators who were instrumental in the revival of the characters from the 1970s to today are interviewed, including ROY THOMAS, LEN WEIN, JIMMY PALMIOTTI and others! There’s also a new cover drawn especially for this book by the late DICK GIORDANO! Written by Mike Kooiman with Jim Amash.

The Flash Companion

The Flash Companion
Author: Keith Dallas
Pages: 220
ISBN: 9781893905986
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Release: 2008
Editor: TwoMorrows Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Interviews with and articles about the writers and artists who have worked on the Flash comics offer a comprehensive history of Jay Garrick, Barry Allen, Wally West, and Bart Allen, the four men who have been the "fastest man alive" in various stories sin

All Star Companion Volume 1

All Star Companion Volume 1
Author: Roy Thomas
Pages: 208
ISBN: 1893905055
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Release: 2004-06-23
Editor: TwoMorrows Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Traces the first superhero group from its beginnings in the 1940s, highlights key comic book issues, and documents the contributions of various artists, writers, and editors of the comic series.

The Batcave Companion

The Batcave Companion
Author: Michael Eury,Michael Kronenberg
Pages: 235
ISBN: 9781893905788
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Release: 2009
Editor: TwoMorrows Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Michael Eury, the writer/editor of the critically acclaimed The Krypton Companion, and Michael Kronenberg, the designer of the eye-popping Spies, Vixens, and Masters of Kung Fu: The Art of Paul Gulacy, team up to explore the Silver and Bronze Ages of Batman comic books in The Batcave Companion! Two distinct sections of this book examine the Dark Knight’s progression from his campy “New Look” of the mid-1960s to his “creature of the night” reinvention of the 1970s. Features include issue-by-issue indexes, interviews with CARMINE INFANTINO, JOE GIELLA, DENNIS O’NEIL, and NEAL ADAMS, and guest essays by MIKE W. BARR and WILL MURRAY. Contributors include SHELDON MOLDOFF, LEN WEIN, STEVE ENGLEHART, and TERRY AUSTIN, with a special tribute to the late MARSHALL ROGERS. With its incisive introduction by Dennis O’Neil and its iconic cover painting by Neal Adams, The Batcave Companion is a must-have for every comics fan!

Silver Age Sci Fi Companion

Silver Age Sci Fi Companion
Author: Mike W. Barr
Pages: 138
ISBN: 9781893905818
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Release: 2007
Editor: TwoMorrows Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In the Silver Age of Comics, space was the place, and the SILVER AGE SCI-FI COMPANION (144-page softcover, $19.95) summarizes, critiques and lovingly recalls the classic DC Comics science-fiction series edited by JULIUS SCHWARTZ and written by GARDNER FOX and JOHN BROOME! The pages of DC’s science-fiction magazines of the 1960s, STRANGE ADVENTURES and MYSTERY IN SPACE, are opened for you, including story-by-story reviews of complete series such as ADAM STRANGE, ATOMIC KNIGHTS, SPACE MUSEUM, STAR ROVERS, STAR HAWKINS and others! Writer/editor MIKE W. BARR tells you which series crossed over with each other, behind-the-scenes secrets, and more, including writer and artist credits for every story! Features rare art by CARMINE INFANTINO, MURPHY ANDERSON, GIL KANE, SID GREENE, MIKE SEKOWSKY, and many others, plus a glorious new cover by ALAN DAVIS and PAUL NEARY! Written by MIKE W. BARR.

The Official Overstreet Comic Book Companion 11th Edition

The Official Overstreet Comic Book Companion  11th Edition
Author: Robert M. Overstreet
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780375723087
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Release: 2010
Editor: Random House Digital, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Describes and lists the values of popular collectible comics and graphic novels issued from the 1950s to today, providing tips on buying, collecting, selling, grading, and caring for comics and including a section on related toys and rings.

The Official Overstreet Comic Book Companion

The Official Overstreet Comic Book Companion
Author: Robert M. Overstreet
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9780375722813
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Release: 2008-05-13
Editor: House of Collectibles
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Describes and lists the values of popular collectible comics and graphic novels issued from the 1950s to today, providing tips on buying, collecting, selling, grading, and caring for comics and including a section on related toys and rings.

Titans Companion 2

Titans Companion 2
Author: Glen Cadigan
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781893905870
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Release: 2008
Editor: TwoMorrows Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Following in the footsteps of the critically acclaimed Titans companion, The Titans companion volume 2 picks up where its predecessor left off, covering every incarnation of the Teen Titans from the mid-'90's through their return to the top of the salesc

Justice League 100 Greatest Moments

Justice League  100 Greatest Moments
Author: Robert Greenberger
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780785836148
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Release: 2018-07-31
Editor: Chartwell Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In the hands of dozens of writers and artists, DC Comics Justice League of America (JLA) has experienced moments that can be intensely personal or of great cosmic importance. The comic's ability to shift in tone has always kept the team interesting and reflects the changing tastes among the readers and the times when each moment occurred. The Justice League, the team also known as the World’s Greatest Super-Heroes, have flowered and foundered, seen their ranks swell and shrink, and risen and fallen in sales popularity, but remaining a fixture in pop cultures for decades. What you will see on the pages that follow are one hundred of the greatest moments, each one a piece of the mosaic that is the Justice League. From their first rallying issue to the League finally reaching the big screen in the 2017 feature film Justice League, the members and their stories has remained entertaining for readers and watchers . The selections of iconic comic moments to come were not chosen in a vacuum. Moments chosen consist of nominations from various Facebook fan groups as well as former JLA scribes Mark Waid, Kurt Busiek, J.M. DeMatteis, Bob Rozakis, Gerry Conway, Marv Wolfman and former DC editors Michael Eury and KC Carlson. Ace researcher and comics historian John Wells and current JLA editor Brian Cunningham also offered input on the most contemporary selections.

The Krypton Companion

The Krypton Companion
Author: Michael Eury
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781893905610
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Release: 2006
Editor: TwoMorrows Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Unlock the secrets of the most influential age of Superman's history-when kryptonite came in multiple colors, super-pets scampered across the skies and Brainiac first invaded Earth -- in The Krypton Companion, a behind-the-scenes exploration of the Man of Steel's adventures from 1958 through 1986. Writer/editor Michael Eury explores this classic comics era through all-new interviews with fan-favorite Superman writers and artists; previously unpublished and/or immortal artwork by Curt Swan, Neal Adams, Wayne Boring, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Adam Hughes, Nick Cardy, Jim Mooney and others; Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel's "lost" imaginary story "The Death of Clark Kent;" a roundtable discussion where today's comics pros -- including John Byrne, Alex Ross and Mark Waid -- discuss the Superman of yesteryear and other revealing features! Plus a (last-page) introduction by Bizarro No. 1 (abetted by Seinfeld writer David Mandel) and a super cover by Watchmen's Dave Gibbons!

Hawkman Companion

Hawkman Companion
Author: Doug Zawisza
Pages: 200
ISBN: 9781893905931
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Release: 2008
Editor: TwoMorrows Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Instantly recognizable among comic fans, Hawkman is one of the most iconic heroes ever created. Inspired by tales as old as mankind and those much more recent, this four-color legend has left an indelible mark upon the comic industry. Behind a fabulous Cliff Chiang cover, this collection contains interviews and commentary from many who have helped Hawkman soar through the ages, including Joe Kubert, Geoff Johns, Shelly Moldoff, Timothy Truman, Justin Gray, Rags Morales, Ben Rob, Tony Isabella, Roy Thomas, Murphy Anderson, and many other top comics creators. Also included is a copious image parade, profiles on the Hawks through the ages, as well as their allies and adversaries, and a timeline of Hawkman's storied existence throughout the DC Comics Universe.

The Thunder Agents Companion

The Thunder Agents Companion
Author: Jon B. Cooke
Pages: 224
ISBN: 1893905438
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Release: 2005
Editor: TwoMorrows Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This is the authorized — and definitive — book on the history of such memorable characters as Dynamo, No-Man, Lightning, Andor, the Iron Maiden, and all the other super-heroes and super-villains created by the late, great Wallace Wood and company! Included are interviews with Woody’s creative team, as well as those superb writers and artists involved in the various Thunder Agents resurrections over the decades, and a detailed examination of the origins and exploits of the characters themselves, including the shocking truth behind the first super-hero to ever be “killed,” Menthor, the master of mental force! This exclusive book also features reams of rarely-seen or previous unpublished artwork, including a rare 28-page T-Agents story drawn by Paul Gulacy, unpublished stories by Gulacy, Paris Cullins, and others, all behind a Jerry Ordway cover. Edited by Jon B. Cooke.

The Blue Beetle Companion

The Blue Beetle Companion
Author: Christopher Irving
Pages: 125
ISBN: 9781893905702
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Release: 2007
Editor: TwoMorrows Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Looks at the history of the Blue Beetle comic book series.

Justice League Darkseid War Power of the Gods

Justice League  Darkseid War   Power of the Gods
Author: Francis Manapul,Peter J. Tomasi
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781401269470
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Release: 2016-04-26
Editor: DC
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the pages of Geoff Johns’s best-selling storyline in JUSTICE LEAGUE, it’s the Justice League like you’ve never seen them before—with the power of gods! The greatest evil in the universe has been wiped out. Darkseid, lord of Apokolips, is dead. But the death of a god carries great consequences. Now the Justice League, Earth’s greatest heroes, find themselves with more power than they’ve ever imagined. But all power has a price—and for the heroes of the Justice League, the price may just be their humanity. Now, Batman is driven non-stop by his power as the God of Knowledge. Superman, the God of Strength, begins to view humans as inferior. The Flash tries to outrun his fate as the God of Death. Green Lantern struggles with his newfound power as the God of Light. Shazam embraces a new pantheon as the God of Gods. And Lex Luthor… …where Darkseid fell, Lex Luthor may rise to take his place! If Earth’s greatest heroes can’t find their way back to their humanity, they may bring about their own destruction. Written by an all-star team including Geoff Johns, Tom King, Peter J. Tomasi, Rob Williams, Francis Manapul and Steve Orlando, this graphic novel is an integral companion piece to JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL. 7: DARKSEID WAR. Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS AND MEN SUPERMAN #1, JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS AND MEN BATMAN #1, JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS AND MEN THE FLASH #1, JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS AND MEN GREEN LANTERN #1, JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS AND MEN SHAZAM! #1 and JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS AND MEN LEX LUTHOR #1.

Justice League

Justice League
Author: Abbie Bernstein
Pages: 208
ISBN: 1785656813
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Release: 2017-11
Editor: Titan Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Presents concept artwork, behind-the-scenes photographs, production stills, and quotes from the film's cast and crew.

Justice League Mega Sticker Book

Justice League Mega Sticker Book
Author: Insight Editions
Pages: 68
ISBN: 1683834119
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Release: 2018-01-09
Editor: Insight Kids
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Learn all about the Justice League in this interactive sticker book! This mega DC Comics sticker book features over 1,000 stickers to decorate your world with the Justice League! Crack top secret codes with Cyborg™, guide The Flash™ through a maze, learn all about the Amazon warrior that is Wonder Woman™, spot the differences in Batman’s armor, and follow sequences with Aquaman™! Full of puzzles, games, and activities based on the movie, as well as fact files on every Justice League member, this book is the perfect interactive companion for all young Super Heroes!

All Star Companion Volume 4

All Star Companion Volume 4
Author: Roy Thomas
Pages: 248
ISBN: 9781605490045
Available:
Release: 2009
Editor: TwoMorrows Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The epic series of All-Star Companions goes out with a bang, featuring: Colossal coverage of the Golden Age All-Star Comics! Sensational secrets of the Junior Justice Society! An index of the complete solo adventures of all 18 original JSAers in their own features, from 1940 to 1951! The JSA's earliest imitators (Seven Soldiers of Victory, All Winners Squad, Marvel Family, and International Crime Patrol)! Infinity, Inc. on Earth-Two and after! And the 1980s Secret Origins series! Edited by Roy Thomas, with rare art by Alex Ross, Todd McFarlane, Jerry Ordway, Carmine Infantino, Joe Kubert, Alex Toth, Gil Kane, Murphy Anderson, Gene Colan, Wayne Boring, George Tuska, Howard Chaykin, Dick Dillin, and others.

The Legion Companion

The Legion Companion
Author: Glen Cadigan
Pages: 222
ISBN: 1893905225
Available:
Release: 2003
Editor: TwoMorrows Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"A comprehensive look at the history of the 30th century's greatest super-hero team! Beginning with their early days in Adventure Comics, it features in-depth interviews with the people responsible for the Legion, including silver age greats Al Plastino, Jim Mooney, and Jim Shooter, plus newer creators like Dave Cockrum, Mike Grell, Jim Starlin, Jim Sherman, Paul Levitz, Keith Giffen, Steve Lightle, Mark Waid, and many more."--back cover.

Black Hammer Justice League Hammer of Justice

Black Hammer Justice League  Hammer of Justice
Author: Jeff Lemire
Pages: 152
ISBN: 9781506710990
Available:
Release: 2020
Editor: Dark Horse Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Collects issues #1-#5 of the Dark Horse Comics series Black Hammer/Justice League: hammer of justice!"--Copyright page.