Category: Biographies

FAME: 50 Cent

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It's probably hard or anyone weaned on blockbusters to appreciate this, but this film was visually dazzling in its time, unlike anything anyone had ever seen. less "Batman" (1989): This is the film that began the blockbuster era, an unfortunate era in many ways, but this was an extraordinary film. Simmonds’s careful delineation of her characters’ peccadilloes is well judged: because there are so many references to George’s interest in structuralism, readers familiar with this body of thought can see why he would be so enthused.
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Jane Goodall: Animal Scientist (Graphic Biographies)

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Yet sometimes you have to leave a place to fall in love with it, and at last the spark between them rekindles more warmly. As a rule, though, the term “comics” refers to a story told in sequence and that is predominantly pictures with some text. While, at the time, batman wasn't Adam west-level cheesiness per-se, it was a lot brighter and much less niorish. And from this little college town in Ohio, I can easily give my Author’s Purpose talks to students across Ohio, western Pennsylvania, Indiana, Kentucky. ..
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Wilma Rudolph: Olympic Track Star (Graphic Biographies)

Lee Engfer

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At this point, I’d love to give a graphic novel format book club a whirl, but it’s not in the cards. Colón's stunning artwork powerfully conveys the facts, insights, and urgency of the original. by Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón. Search our catalogue of over a million books. So take your Kabooty over to Rocketship to discover something new. Starring Ignatz Mouse, Krazy Kat, and Offissa Pup, the strip is never very popular, but has a small and devoted following. Babymouse does a nice job explaining graphic novels and comics to young people.
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Inventions and Inventors: How American Discoveries Changed

Darren Sechrist

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The literature logs also elicited their responses to the books. All aspects of comics and cartooning from around the world are open for discussion. Below is a link to an interview by him in French with Edimo on the Africultures website. I know, because that is how it was for me. Powell's work lacks the wordiness of EC Comics and the grue for grue's sake of 1950s imitators. But when old Angus befriends them, and tells the story of Old Salty, a sea monster, their summer is full of adventure.
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Clara Barton (Bio-Graphics Set 2 (Graphic Planet))

Joeming W. Dunn

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But as revealed in the 2004 storyline "Sins Past," their shared history is actually a bit more complicated than just that. Jack first wrote and drew Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen, taking the ho-hum spin-off comic book about the cub reporter and turning it into a disjointed mash-up of clones, monsters, and aliens. People collect graphic novels, too, but when they do, it's typically because they enjoy a particular art style or story line, not because they're looking for an investment.
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Jackie Robinson: Baseball's Great Pioneer (Graphic

Jason Glaser

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Remains, the latest zombie-themed graphic novel from the prolific Steve Niles, is thematically derivative of the author's earlier works. His follow-up, Requiem for a Dream, continued the accolades, receiving Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations. Pirates in the Heartland: The Mythology of S. In these comics the subject matter varied from kids’ themes to adventures and subjects more appropriate for an adult audience with sexual and erotic subjects. Then, a few days later, it’s off to Santiago, Chile for a literature festival and more great food (most of it Peruvian, admittedly) and new friends, then back home for the last time this year.
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George Eastman and the Kodak Camera (Inventions and

Jennifer Fandel

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The black-and-white cartoons capture each character's personality; the facial expressions say a lot. Graphic Novels: Suggestions for Librarians - A helpful guide to collecting graphic novels prepared by The National Coalition Against Censorship, The American Library Association, and The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. It contains pretty much everything a great comic should have. EC began Frontline Combat No. 1 in summer 1952. Club’s picks for the top comics of the year, focusing on graphic novels, one-shots, and archive editions.
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Annie Oakley (JR. Graphic American Legends)

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Make sure that reporters, library staff and the members of the board know who has been designated. It’s a triumph to get a poem published in a journal with a print run of two dozen. (All his poetry is about how much he hates his dad.) When he actually does get around to writing a book, it’s a not-so-thinly-veiled photocopy of The Unbearable Lightness Of Being. We're hoping to start running a comic book/grap …more [close] A group for comic book/graphic novel discussion!
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Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow

James Sturm

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It's a credit to Brown's plainspoken artistry and flair for narrative that it's a page-turner till the end. Paul Ricoeur. "Life: A Story in Search of a Narrator." Readers were delighted that Lapham hasn't seemed to have missed a beat. In other words, the rise of the graphic novel in the latter half of the 20th century and into the next corresponds to an increase in the demand for fresh approaches to the communication of individual experience. I hope they keep him around, he's a great character.
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Harley Quinn: Wild Card (Backstories)

Liz Marsham

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In the penultimate chapter of the “SILENT ORDER” epic, LOGAN will face his toughest adversary yet-his own past! Some comics fans keep their graphic novels in polyethylene storage bags. The resulting titles—Sandman; The Invisibles; and Preacher, among others—were an iconoclastic revolution in the medium. Graven Images appears to be the first to take a broader and more academic approach, collecting 21 essays from a conference of the same name held at Boston University. On the other hand, a graphic novel is a published material that is often mislabeled as a comic book because, in truth, there appears to be no standard definition of a graphic novel.
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