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    The "DC Comics" Encyclopedia: The Definitive Guide to the Characters of the DC Universe (Hardback) By (author) Daniel Wallace, By (author) Michael Teitelbaum, By (author) Scott Beatty, By (author) Phil Jimenez, By (author) Robert Greenburger

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    DescriptionThis title is for comic-book fans everywhere - an updated edition of the A-Z reference of the DC universe. New and expanded, this one-volume encyclopedia of more than 1,200 of the classic characters created by comics giant DC is essential for any fan. With new entries on the latest DC characters and expanded ones on Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, the JLA, Aquaman, Catwoman and Wonder Woman, all the world-renowned super heroes and super villains are here, as well as the weird and wonderful one-offs. Special features celebrate some of the DC heroes and villains' more memorable exotic vehicles and weaponry, their titanic clashes, or romantic encounters plus recent story developments including the Infinite Crisis. With a brand new cover designed by Alex Ross, one of the world's pre-eminent comic book artists and thrilling original, comic-book art, the fun and excitement of more than 60 years of comic-book history explodes off every page!

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    The "DC Comics" Encyclopedia
    The Definitive Guide to the Characters of the DC Universe
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Daniel Wallace, By (author) Michael Teitelbaum, By (author) Scott Beatty, By (author) Phil Jimenez, By (author) Robert Greenburger
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 260 mm
    Height: 304 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 2,318 g
    ISBN 13: 9781405328913
    ISBN 10: 1405328916

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T13.1
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC subject category V2: YRG, WHC, AKLC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14100
    BIC subject category V2: YNUC
    BISAC V2.8: HUM001000, ART025000, DES007040
    DC22: 741.503
    BISAC V2.8: JNF048000, JNF028010
    BIC children’s book marketing category: E4N68
    Thema V1.0: GBC, XY, YNUC, YRG, AKLC
    Illustrations note
    col. Illustrations
    Dorling Kindersley Ltd
    Imprint name
    Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    01 October 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Daniel Wallace is the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: The New Essential Guide to Characters as well as a dozen more books that explore the underpinnings of the Star Wars universe, such as Star Wars: The Essential Atlas and The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia. He is a regular contributor to Star Wars Insider magazine and assembled the questions used in the Star Wars Trivial Pursuit game. In addition to his contributions to the galaxy far, far away, he has written for universes including Indiana Jones, Smallville, Supernatural, DC Comics, and Marvel Comics, with books including The Marvel Encyclopedia, The DC Comics Chronicle, and The Art of Superman Returns.
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    This is the definitive tome and pretty much 'the' must-have reference for the shelves of any comic book fan... Exhaustively researched and lavishly illustrated pages stuffed with gorgeously sexy original artwork. Bristol Evening Post