This was my hardest and longest book to work on. But, without it, my Superheroes & fictional countries have no foundation. I wasn't going to work on this book until later. The book was due out in NOVEMBER!
Author: Brian Bondurant
The BON COMICS ANNUAL for 2020 is the longest, most comprehensive book I have ever published. The first annual was 146 pages. The second annual was 248 pages. When I went to make the book file, the folder had 555 pages in it. It was supposed to be a 500 page book. Actually, a 400 page book. But, I made a checklist of alien family trees, historical events, superhero team rosters, etc that had to be in the book. But, last minute ideas and 'freestyle' pages were more fun than sticking to the 'script'. By the time I reached 440 pages, I still had 20 ALIEN FAMILY TREES to do! "Hold up, I thought!", these guys are the history of my Earth. The PRETERNATURALS came to Earth in 480AD. They blended in with the gods and their kids became gods to mankind. I reached more than 505 pages & still had 15 family trees to do! This was my hardest and longest book to work on. But, without it, my Superheroes & fictional countries have no foundation. I wasn't going to work on this book until later. The book was due out in NOVEMBER! I just published 4 books last year. I was going to go on vacation & go to Acen. Then, the Coronavirus Pandemic happened. My job sent everyone home. JBP shutdown Illinois; so there went Anime Central. Dammit! I can't go anywhere!. So, now I have to work on this book. Toward the end, I realized something. I was in a COCOON... When the time and months of work were over, I was going to emerge a different creature. I would be WINsome, spread my wings and soar into history!
The first Audacious DUCK GIRL annual. By far not the first art book about CAIRININI AIX, the Audacious Duck Girl; but the first official book done in a style reminiscent of the Marvel 64 page annuals.
Author: Brian Bondurant
The first Audacious DUCK GIRL annual. By far not the first art book about CAIRININI AIX, the Audacious Duck Girl; but the first official book done in a style reminiscent of the Marvel 64 page annuals. Originally committed to being a 75 page book, the author found it impossible to fit every update of data and art required for the mythological heroine created at the start of the summer of 1996. All DUCK GIRL, genetoids, and Bon Comics characters, locations, and machinations are TM Trademark & Copyright 2019 BRIAN BONDURANT A.R.R.
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Author: Alex G. Malloy
Category: Comic books, strips, etc
Attract comic book collectors like a magnet Packed with nearly 100,000 classic and contemporary comics and more than 1,000 illustrations, collectors will find updated listings and prices for Acclaim, Classics Illustrated, Dark Horse, D.C., Marvel and much more. Special sections are devoted to the highly collectible Golden Age, Color Comics, Black & White Comics, and Underground Comics. Each listing is cross-referenced and includes issue number, title, date, artist and current collector value in US dollars. Collectors can accurately evaluate and value their collections with the grading guide, current market report and tips for buying, selling, and preserving comic books.
... party – of the traditional kind ( is a folk dance associated with O-Bon). ... Twice-annual Comiket (www.comiket.co.jp), also known as Comic Market, ...
Author: Lonely Planet
Publisher: Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet's Best of Tokyo is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Sample the finest sushi or most satisfying bowl of noodles you'll ever taste, explore the neon nightlife of Shinjuku, and find the best view of Mt Fuji- all with your trusted travel companion.
2020. (Revised) 3Q 2019 Quarterly Report (IFRS). ... 2016. “Korean Webtoons: Explaining Growth.” Institute of Korean Studies Annual 16: 1–13.
Author: Brian Yecies
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
This book investigates the meteoric rise of mobile webtoons - also known as webcomics - and the dynamic relationships between serialised content, artists, agencies, platforms and applications, as well as the global readership associated with them. It offers an engaging discussion of webtoons themselves, and what makes this new media form so compelling and attractive to millions upon millions of readers. Why have webtoons taken off, and how do users interact with them? Each of the case studies we explore raises interesting questions for both general readers and scholars of new media about how webtoons have become a modern form of popular culture. The book also addresses larger questions about East Asia's contributions to global popular culture and Asian society in general, as well as South Korea's rapid social and cultural transformation since the 1990s. This is a significant - and understudied - aspect of the new screen ecologies and their role in a new wave of media globalisation as we approach the end of the second decade of the 21st century.
Publications: Annual Report; catalogues on dance, theatre and music; monographs. ... Haribon Foundation for the Conservation of Natural Resources, ...
Author: Europa Publications
Now in its 29th edition, the Europa International Foundation Directory 2020 provides an unparalleled guide to the foundations, trusts, charitable and grantmaking NGOs, and other similar not-for-profit organizations of the world. It provides a comprehensive picture of third sector activity on a global scale. Users will find names and contact details for some 2,690 institutions worldwide. This new edition has been revised and expanded to include the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on this growing sector. Indexes allow the reader to find organizations by area of activity (including conservation and the environment, science and technology, education and social welfare) and geographical region of operations (e.g. South America, Central America and the Caribbean, Australasia, Western Europe and North America). Contents include: A comprehensive directory section organized by country or territory; Details of co-ordinating bodies, and of foundations, trusts and non-profit organizations; A full index of organizations, and indexes by main activity and by geographical area of activity.
... circulated individual tales in literary periodicals and annuals, and thereby created puzzlement for many readers. Some sensed that there were comic ...
Author: Alfred Bendixen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Literary Criticism
A Companion to the American Short Story traces the development of this versatile literary genre over the past 200 years. Sets the short story in context, paying attention to the interaction of cultural forces and aesthetic principles Contributes to the ongoing redefinition of the American canon, with close attention to the achievements of women writers as well as such important genres as the ghost story and detective fiction Embraces diverse traditions including African-American, Jewish-American, Latino, Native-American, and regional short story writing Includes a section focused on specific authors and texts, from Edgar Allen Poe to John Updike
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Author: Michael Mould
Category: Foreign Language Study
Now in its second edition, The Routledge Dictionary of Cultural References in Modern French reveals the hidden cultural dimension of contemporary French, as used in the press, going beyond the limited and purely lexical approach of traditional bilingual dictionaries. Even foreign learners of French who possess a good level of French often have difficulty in fully understanding French articles, not because of any linguistic shortcomings on their part but because of their inadequate knowledge of the cultural references. This cultural dictionary of French provides the reader with clear and concise explanations of the crucial cultural dimension behind the most frequently used words and phrases found in the contemporary French press. This vital background information, gathered here in this innovative and entertaining dictionary, will allow readers to go beyond a superficial understanding of the French press and the French language in general to see the hidden yet implied cultural significance that is so transparent to the native speaker. This fully revised second edition includes: a broad range of cultural references from the historical and literary to the popular and classical; an enhanced analysis of punning mechanisms used in the press; over 3,000 cultural references explained with updated examples; a three-level indicator of frequency; new and expanded chapters on the French of Quebec, institutional and academic references, and English borrowings in the areas of IT and medical science; over 600 online questions to test knowledge before and after reading. The Routledge Dictionary of Cultural References in Modern French is the ideal reference for all undergraduate and postgraduate students of French seeking to enhance their understanding of the French language. It will also be of interest to teachers, translators and Francophiles alike. French students in khâgne, Sciences-Po and schools of journalism will also find this book valuable and relevant for their studies. Test questions and solutions are available at www.routledge.com/9780367376758, in addition to three online chapters. These bonus chapters explore figurative expressions involving the names of animals, the language of the law and slang terms.
In comic books, marriage has proven to be a tricky affair. ... The first to tie the knot were Ralph Dibny and Susan Dearbon, as recounted in The Flash #119 ...
Author: Michael Eury
Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Cuddle up with Back Issue #123, a Superhero Romance issue! The Many Loves of Bruce Wayne and Tony Stark, a Star Sapphire history, Bronze Age superhero weddings, a Tom DeFalco/Roger Stern Johnny Storm/Alicia Pro2Pro interview, Elongated Man and Wife, May-December superhero romances, Supergirl’s Secret Marriage, and… the wedding of Aunt May and Doc Ock?? Featuring Mike W. Barr, Cary Bates, Steve Englehart, Bob Layton, Denny O’Neil, and many more creators, under a Green Lantern/Star Sapphire cover by Dave Gibbons. Edited by Michael Eury.
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Author: John Allison
Publisher: Boom! Studios
Category: Young Adult Fiction
THE SECRETS OF THE OTHERWORLD ARE REVEALED. It’s time to uncover the truth of what really happened to old Chet Charles, how the Eidolon was created...and what it has to do with Jane’s parents. But as Heather, Jane, and their increasingly improbable team come face to face with the terrible truth of Spectrum, they’ll be forced to make choices that will forever change their futures—or totally, literally blow up in their faces and ensure they have no futures. No pressure or anything. Collects issues #8-12
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Author: Jeremy Lopez
The Routledge Anthology of Early Modern Drama is the first new collection of the drama of Shakespeare’s contemporaries in over a century. This volume comprises seventeen accessible, thoroughly glossed, modernized play-texts, intermingling a wide range of unfamiliar works—including the anonymous Look About You, Massinger’s The Picture, Heminge’s The Fatal Contract, Heywood’s The Four Prentices of London, and Greene’s James IV—with more familiar works such as Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus, Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi, and Middleton’s Women Beware Women. Each play is edited by a different leading scholar in the field of early modern studies, bringing specific expertise and context to the chosen play-text. With an unprecedented variety of plays, and critical introductions that focus on the diversity and strangeness of different early modern approaches to the artistic and commercial enterprise of play-making, The Routledge Anthology of Early Modern Drama will offer vital new perspectives on early modern drama for scholars, students, and performers alike.
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Interactive advertising and new media have come a long way from simple pop-up ads and banners. Among the winners in this year’s 2008 One Show Interactive Awards, you’ll find work that inspires, entertains, and continually pushes the boundary between the real and virtual realms. One Show Interactive, Volume XI showcases the best of this past year’s winners from around the world. Featuring an all-new format, this latest edition includes more in-depth analyses of the Pencil-winning work, more descriptions, and a new look. With more than 1,200 four-color images in a lush package, One Show Interactive, Volume XI is an important reference source for creatives, producers, and students alike. Categories covered include e-commerce, corporate image, direct marketing, self-promotion, and more.
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Author: Nam-lin Hur
The unique amalgam of prayer and play at the Sensōji temple in Edo is often cited as proof of the “degenerate Buddhism” of the Tokugawa period. This investigation of the economy and cultural politics of Sensōji, however, shows that its culture of prayer and play reflected changes taking place in Tokugawa Japan, particularly in the city of Edo. Hur’s reappraisal of prayer and play and their inherent connectedness provides a cultural critique of conventional scholarship on Tokugawa religion and shows how Edo commoners incorporated cultural politics into their daily lives through the pursuit of prayer and play.
Comic Watch CONAN CONTINUES TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS AND ENEMIES! ... COLLECTING SAVAGE AVENGERS #6-10 AND ANNUAL #1 — BY GERRY DUGGAN, PATCH ZIRCHER, ...
Author: Gerry Duggan
Publisher: Marvel Entertainment
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
Collects Savage Avengers (2019) #6-10, Savage Avengers Annual (2019) #1. Conan continues to make new friends (and enemies!) in the modern-day Marvel Universe! First, Conan and the Punisher are attempting to escape the Savage Land, with the caskets of Frank’s family in tow — but they’ll have to make it across Antarctica! Then, when a barbarian walks into a brothel, it’s no laughing matter. Conan takes on human traffickers alongside the Black Widow and the Son of Satan himself, Daimon Hellstrom! Finally, Conan hates wizards — but as this strange modern-day world that he’s found himself in celebrates the holidays, the Cimmerian must deal with two famous magic-wielders: Doctor Strange and Doctor Doom! Can these three set aside their differences to deal with Kulan Gath, the sorcerous name at the very top of all their naughty lists?
At the annual gathering for Yulan organizers hosted by the FHKCCO on 30 July 2014 ... the FHKCCO commissioned a local artist to draft two comic books on the ...
Author: Shu-Li Wang
Heritage and Religion in East Asia examines how religious heritage, in a mobile way, plays across national boundaries in East Asia and, in doing so, the book provides new theoretical insights into the articulation of heritage and religion. Drawing on primary, comparative research carried out in four East Asian countries, much of which was undertaken by East Asian scholars, the book shows how the inscription of religious items as "Heritage" has stimulated cross-border interactions among religious practitioners and boosted tourism along modern pilgrimage routes. Considering how these forces encourage cross-border links in heritage practices and religious movements in China, Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan, the volume also questions what role heritage plays in a region where Buddhism, Taoism, and other various folk religious practices are dominant. Arguing that it is diversity and vibrancy that makes religious discourse in East Asia unique, the contributors explore how this particularity both energizes and is empowered by heritage practices in East Asia. Heritage and Religion in East Asia enriches understanding of the impact of heritage and religious culture in modern society and will be of interest to academics and students working in heritage studies, anthropology, religion, and East Asian studies.