Holy Terror

Holy Terror Author Frank Miller
ISBN-10 193727800X
Release 2011
Pages 120
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Chronicles the quest of "the Fixer" as he battles a deadly menace threatening Empire City and its inhabitants.



Holy terror 300

Holy terror   300 Author Frank Miller
ISBN-10 8467910690
Release 2012-11
Pages 216
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Holy terror 300 has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Holy terror 300 also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Holy terror 300 book for free.



Frank Miller s Daredevil and the Ends of Heroism

Frank Miller s Daredevil and the Ends of Heroism Author Paul Young
ISBN-10 9780813573038
Release 2016-07-27
Pages 292
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2017 EISNER AWARD NOMINEE for Best Academic/Scholarly Work In the late 1970s and early 1980s, writer-artist Frank Miller turned Daredevil from a tepid-selling comic into an industry-wide success story, doubling its sales within three years. Lawyer by day and costumed vigilante by night, the character of Daredevil was the perfect vehicle for the explorations of heroic ideals and violence that would come to define Miller’s work. Frank Miller’s Daredevil and the Ends of Heroism is both a rigorous study of Miller’s artistic influences and innovations and a reflection on how his visionary work on Daredevil impacted generations of comics publishers, creators, and fans. Paul Young explores the accomplishments of Miller the writer, who fused hardboiled crime stories with superhero comics, while reimagining Kingpin (a classic Spider-Man nemesis), recuperating the half-baked villain Bullseye, and inventing a completely new kind of Daredevil villain in Elektra. Yet, he also offers a vivid appreciation of the indelible panels drawn by Miller the artist, taking a fresh look at his distinctive page layouts and lines. A childhood fan of Miller’s Daredevil, Young takes readers on a personal journey as he seeks to reconcile his love for the comic with his distaste for the fascistic overtones of Miller’s controversial later work. What he finds will resonate not only with Daredevil fans, but with anyone who has contemplated what it means to be a hero in a heartless world. Other titles in the Comics Culture series include Twelve-Cent Archie, Wonder Woman: Bondage and Feminism in the Marston/Peter Comics, 1941-1948, and Considering Watchmen: Poetics, Property, Politics.



The Global Impact of Religious Violence

The Global Impact of Religious Violence Author Andre Gagne
ISBN-10 9781498283069
Release 2016-10-25
Pages 214
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Acts of terror are everywhere! Not one day goes by without hearing about the latest suicide bomb in Baghdad, knife stabbing in Germany, or shooting spree in France or in the United States. A Christian extremist preacher claims that homosexuals deserve to die because he considers their lifestyle to be sinful; groups like ISIS perpetrate genocide against religious minorities and call for global jihad against infidels; Buddhist monks in Myanmar persecute the Rohingya for fear that the Muslim minority destroy their country and religion. All these actions seem to be somehow religiously motivated, where the actors claim to act in accordance with their beliefs. In the midst of this spiral of violence seen across traditions and geographical locations, there is a pressing need to understand why people act as such in the name of their faith. The Global Impact of Religious Violence examines why individuals and groups sometimes commit irremediable atrocities, and offers some solutions on how to counter religiously inspired violence.



Works by Frank Miller

Works by Frank Miller Author LLC Books
ISBN-10 1155971450
Release 2010-05
Pages 292
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This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Comics by Frank Miller, Films Directed by Frank Miller, Screenplays by Frank Miller, Sin City, the Dark Knight Returns, Batman: Year One, Daredevil, the Spirit, Sin City, List of Characters in Sin City, List of Sin City Yarns, Robocop, the Hard Goodbye, All Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder, Robocop 3, Give Me Liberty, Ronin, the Dark Knight Strikes Again, Marv, Daredevil: Born Again, Dwight Mccarthy, Robocop 2, Wallace, Roark Family, That Yellow Bastard, the Big Fat Kill, 300, Martha Washington, Hell and Back, Miho, the Hard Goodbye, Elektra: Assassin, John Hartigan, the Girls of Old Town, Holy Terror, Batman!, Jack Rafferty, Wallenquist Organization, Ava Lord, Nancy Callahan, Robocop Versus the Terminator, Sin City, a Dame to Kill For, Family Values, the Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot, Hard Boiled, Spawn/batman, Bad Boy, Magliozzi Crime Family, Silent Night. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: 300 300 is a historically-inspired 1998 comic book limited series written and illustrated by Frank Miller with painted colors by Lynn Varley .The comic is a fictional retelling of the Battle of Thermopylae and the events leading up to it from the perspective of Leonidas of Sparta . 300 was particularly inspired by the 1962 film The 300 Spartans, a movie that Miller watched as a young boy. The work was adapted in 2007 to a film of the same name .Publication and awards Every page of the comic was illustrated as a double-page spread. When the series was gathered into hardcover form, the individual pages were twice as wide as a normal comic. Miller's art style for this project was similar to his Sin City work, although the addition of consistent color is an obvious difference.300 was initially published as a monthly five-issue comic book limited series by Dark H...



Batman Noir Dark Knight Returns

Batman Noir  Dark Knight Returns Author Frank Miller
ISBN-10 9781401259884
Release 2015-05-26
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It is ten years after an aging Batman has retired and Gotham City has sunk into decadence and lawlessness. Now as his city needs him most, the Dark Knight returns in a blaze of glory. Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenage female Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off against his two greatest enemies, the Joker and Two-Face for the final time, Batman finds himself in mortal combat with his former ally, Superman, in a battle that only one of them will survive. Frank Miller's BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS in collected here in his and Klaus Janson's gorgeous black and white pencils and inks.



Ronin Deluxe Edition

Ronin Deluxe Edition Author Frank Miller
ISBN-10 9781401255909
Release 2014-10-28
Pages 336
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RONIN is the acclaimed epic by Frank Miller, the visionary writer/artist of THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, 300 and Sin City. In this tale of a legendary warrior, the Ronin, a dishonored, masterless 13th Century samurai, is mystically given a second chance to avenge his master's death. Suddenly finding himself reborn in a futuristic and corrupt 21st Century New York City, the samurai discovers he has one last chance to regain his honor: he must defeat the reincarnation of his master's killer, the ancient demon Agat. In a time and place foreign and unfathomable to him, the Ronin stands against his greatest enemy with his life and, more importantly, his soul at stake. This breathtaking Deluxe Edition includes rarely seen promotional art, fold-out pages and more special features. Collects RONIN #1-6.



DC Comics Encyclopedia

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DC Comics Encyclopedia has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from DC Comics Encyclopedia also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full DC Comics Encyclopedia book for free.



Concurrent Imaginaries Postcolonial Worlds

Concurrent Imaginaries  Postcolonial Worlds Author Diana Brydon
ISBN-10 9789004347601
Release 2017-04-24
Pages 336
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Brydon, Forsgren, and Fur’s edited collection, Concurrent Imaginaries, Postcolonial Worlds, demonstrates the productivity of reading for concurrences in studying archives, voices, and history in colonial and postcolonial contexts. This multidisciplinary volume situates Nordic colonial practices within transworld contexts.



Classics in the Modern World

Classics in the Modern World Author Lorna Hardwick
ISBN-10 9780191029943
Release 2013-10-31
Pages 520
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Classics in the Modern World brings together a collection of distinguished international contributors to discuss the features and implications of a 'democratic turn' in modern perceptions of ancient Greece and Rome. It examines how Greek and Roman material has been involved with issues of democracy, both in political culture and in the greater diffusion of classics in recent times outside the elite classes. By looking at individual case studies from theatre, film, fiction, TV, radio, museums, and popular media, and through area studies that consider trends over time in particular societies, the volume explores the relationship between Greek and Roman ways of thinking and modern definitions of democratic practices and approaches, enabling a wider re-evaluation of the role of ancient Greece and Rome in the modern world.



Muslims in the Western Imagination

Muslims in the Western Imagination Author Sophia Rose Arjana
ISBN-10 9780199324934
Release 2015-01-02
Pages 224
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A Choice 2015 Outstanding Academic Title Throughout history, Muslim men have been depicted as monsters. The portrayal of humans as monsters helps a society delineate who belongs and who, or what, is excluded. Even when symbolic, as in post-9/11 zombie films, Muslim monsters still function to define Muslims as non-human entities. These are not depictions of Muslim men as malevolent human characters, but rather as creatures that occupy the imagination -- non-humans that exhibit their wickedness outwardly on the skin. They populate medieval tales, Renaissance paintings, Shakespearean dramas, Gothic horror novels, and Hollywood films. Through an exhaustive survey of medieval, early modern, and contemporary literature, art, and cinema, Muslims in the Western Imagination examines the dehumanizing ways in which Muslim men have been constructed and represented as monsters, and the impact such representations have on perceptions of Muslims today. The study is the first to present a genealogy of these creatures, from the demons and giants of the Middle Ages to the hunchbacks with filed teeth that are featured in the 2007 film 300, arguing that constructions of Muslim monsters constitute a recurring theme, first formulated in medieval Christian thought. Sophia Rose Arjana shows how Muslim monsters are often related to Jewish monsters, and more broadly to Christian anti-Semitism and anxieties surrounding African and other foreign bodies, which involves both religious bigotry and fears surrounding bodily difference. Arjana argues persuasively that these dehumanizing constructions are deeply embedded in Western consciousness, existing today as internalized beliefs and practices that contribute to the culture of violence--both rhetorical and physical--against Muslims.



Batman The Dark Knight Saga Deluxe Edition

Batman  The Dark Knight Saga Deluxe Edition Author Frank Miller
ISBN-10 9781401262860
Release 2015-11-10
Pages 449
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In a dark dystopian future, Gotham City has descended into lawlessness in the ten years since the Dark Knight retired. When his city cries out for help, Batman returns to save the city he had dedicated his life to protecting. Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenaged female Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off against his two greatest enemies, the Joker and Two-Face, for the final time, Batman finds himself in mortal combat with his former ally, Superman, in a battle that only one of them will survive. Frank Miller's THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS and THE DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN are considered two of the most influential superhero graphic novels of all time, cementing Miller's status as one of his generation's greatest graphic storytellers. Collected here are both parts of Miller's DARK KNIGHT saga, including THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS #1-4, THE DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN #1-3, with additional character sketch and script pages.



The American Imperial Gothic

The American Imperial Gothic Author Dr Johan Höglund
ISBN-10 9781409449546
Release 2014-04-28
Pages 224
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Drawing on a rich array of texts from a long history of the gothic, this book contends that the doom faced by the world in popular culture is related to the current global instability, renegotiation of worldwide power and the American bid for hegemony. Revealing the ways in which images of destruction and social upheaval both query the violence with which the US has asserted itself locally and globally, and feed the longing for stable imperial structures, this book will be of interest to scholars and students of popular culture, cultural and media studies, literary and visual studies and sociology.



Teaching Against Islamophobia

Teaching Against Islamophobia Author Joe L. Kincheloe
ISBN-10 1433103362
Release 2010
Pages 336
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As corporate and governmental agencies march us towards global conflict, racism, and imperialism, this book contends that teachers must have the tools with which to combat unilateral politicization of Arabic and Muslim peoples. Teaching Against Islamophobia creates a pedagogical space for educators to engage with necessary issues and knowledges regarding the alienation of Islamic culture, religion, knowledge, and peoples. Edited by a WASP, a Jew, and an Iranian, this book confronts the fears, challenges, and institutional problems facing today s teachers. Taking its cue from critical pedagogy, this book is a collection of essays by artists, writers, performers, and educators committed to naming the insidious racism and hatred of those who would isolate and vilify Islam."



Veiled Superheroes

Veiled Superheroes Author Sophia Rose Arjana
ISBN-10 9781498536530
Release 2017-11-15
Pages 178
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Ms. Marvel, Qahera, and The 99, Sophia Rose Arjana argues that these powerful and iconic characters reflect independence and agency, reflecting the diverse lives of Muslim girls and women in the world today.



Batman Unauthorized

Batman Unauthorized Author Dennis O'Neil
ISBN-10 9781935251316
Release 2009-06-22
Pages 219
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Batman Unauthorized explores Batman’s motivations and actions, as well as those of his foes. Batman is a creature of the night, more about vengeance than justice, more plagued by doubts than full of self-assurance, and more darkness than light. He has no superpowers, just skill, drive and a really well-made suit. One of the most recognized superheroes ever created, Batman has survived through campy TV shows and films, through actors such as Adam West, Michael Keaton and Christian Bale. Batman Unauthorized: Vigilantes, Jokers, and Heroes in Gotham City covers expansive territory ranging from the silly to the solemn. Why is the Joker so good at pushing Batman’s buttons? What does Batman’s technology say about the times? Why are Batman’s villains crazier than average? And why is Batman the perfect, iconic American hero?



Satanic Purses

Satanic Purses Author R. T. Naylor
ISBN-10 9780773574885
Release 2008-01-01
Pages 429
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Naylor argues that bin Laden's role in various terrorist activities has been grossly exaggerated and that the idea of al-Qa?idah as a well-financed, centrally directed movement is a fable akin to misconceptions about the Mafia. Satanic Purses makes clear that the myths surrounding the war on terror, especially the alleged existence of hordes of Islamic terror dollars, have led Western countries, particularly the US, to policies that create death and disorder abroad and the loss of due process and privacy at home.