DC Comics Cover Art

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Zusammenfassung Sometimes you can judge a book by its cover. Especially when the cover is illustrated by some of the finest comic book artists from the past eight decades. DC Comics Cover Art is a unique! sumptuous compendium of more than 350 covers from the past 85 years! specially selected based on their historical significance! iconic status! or groundbreaking design. The book is a dazzling journey through DC Comics history that brings together everyone's favorite heroes and villains and is a must-have for comic book devotees! pop-culture fans! and lovers of great art and design. It is the only book of its kind to span the wide range of DC cover art and will be a treasured addition to any art book collection. From the trendsetting first impressions of Superman! Batman! and Wonder Woman! to game-changing modern makeovers such as Watchmen ! Batman: The Killing Joke ! and Kingdom Come ! or the cool contemporary stylings of the Sandman universe! DC Comics Cover Art showcases the most iconic! inspiring! and memorable artwork ever to grace comic book covers. The book traces the evolution of graphic styles and trends across the decades! with engaging! expert commentary on the artwork as well as incisive profiles of celebrated cover artists-past and present-including Carmine Infantino! Brian Bolland! Dave Gibbons! Jim Lee! Adam Hughes! and Alex Ross. All DC characters and elements © & ™ DC Comics. (s20) Klappentext Sometimes you can judge a book by its cover. Especially when the cover is illustrated by some of the finest comic book artists from the past eight decades. DC Comics Cover Art is a unique! sumptuous compendium of more than 350 covers from the past 85 years! specially selected based on their historical significance! iconic status! or groundbreaking design. The book is a dazzling journey through DC Comics history that brings together everyone's favorite heroes and villains and is a must-have for comic book devotees! pop-culture fans! and lovers of great art and design. It is the only book of its kind to span the wide range of DC cover art and will be a treasured addition to any art book collection. From the trendsetting first impressions of Superman! Batman! and Wonder Woman! to game-changing modern makeovers such as Watchmen! Batman: The Killing Joke! and Kingdom Come! or the cool contemporary stylings of the Sandman universe! DC Comics Cover Art showcases the most iconic! inspiring! and memorable artwork ever to grace comic book covers. The book traces the evolution of graphic styles and trends across the decades! with engaging! expert commentary on the artwork as well as incisive profiles of celebrated cover artists-past and present-including Carmine Infantino! Brian Bolland! Dave Gibbons! Jim Lee! Adam Hughes! and Alex Ross. All DC characters and elements © & (TM) DC Comics. (s20) ...

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Nick Jones is an author, editor, and writer based in Lewes, East Sussex. Starting out in the 1990s as a music journalist, Nick wrote for dance music magazine Mixmag and edited its weekly spin-off, Mixmag Update (later 7 Magazine). In 2000 he moved into sci-fi and genre publishing, editing TV and movie tie-in titles (including Star Trek Magazine, X-Men 2, and Hulk), before becoming senior editor of comics and graphic novels at Titan Books, where he edited Dan Dare, James Bond, Modesty Blaise, Wallace & Gromit, and DC Comics graphic novels. Since then Nick has edited numerous books, including Comic Book Design, Sci-Fi Art: A Graphic History, 500 Essential Cult Movies/Books, The Art of Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga, Alan Moore: Storyteller, The Art of Neil Gaiman, The Art of Movie Storyboards, Electri_City: The Dusseldorf School of Electronic Music, Long Shadows: The Life & Times of Matt Johnson & The The, and I Am Damo Suzuki. He is the author and co-author of a number of comics-related books and has written for the Marvel Fact Files, Walking Dead Magazine, and Justice League, Black Panther, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Black Widow and Star Wars: The Last Jedi Collector's Editions. In 2018, he once again became editor of Star Trek Magazine, along with related specials like the Star Trek: Discovery Companion and the Star Trek: Picard Collector's Edition. He blogs at Existential Ennui.



Klappentext

"Story hook, tragic moment, poster, or outrageous character, the covers lured us in." - Paul Levitz, president of DC Comics 2002-2009

From the trailblazing works of Bob Kane, to the photorealistic stylings of Adam Hughes and quirky humor of Amanda Conner, DC Comics Cover Art is a collection of the most iconic covers in DC's history. The stunning artwork is accompanied by expert commentary exploring the significance of each cover, while artist profiles shed light on their creators.

Discover the most striking covers from more than 85 years of DC Comics.

All DC characters and elements © & (TM) DC Comics. (s20)

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Produktinformationen

Titel
DC Comics Cover Art
Autor
EAN
9781465497949
ISBN
978-1-4654-9794-9
Format
Fester Einband
Herausgeber
Random House N.Y.
Genre
Kunst
Anzahl Seiten
240
Jahr
2020
Untertitel
Englisch
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