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    Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World of Superman (Hardback) By (author) Daniel Wallace

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    DescriptionThe official companion for the new Man of Steel movie featuring Superman. Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World of Superman offers an intimate look at the reinvention of the world's most iconic superhero through the eyes of acclaimed director Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen) and producer Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight Trilogy). This unique companion book offers a rich selection of materials, from concept art and behind-the-scenes set photography to director commentary and interviews with key creatives, unlocking the secrets behind giving new life to an immortal hero. Man of Steel stars Henry Cavill as Superman. Also appearing are three-time Oscar(R) nominee Amy Adams (The Fighter) as Daily Planet journalist Lois Lane, and Oscar(R) nominee Laurence Fishburne (What's Love Got to Do with It) as her editor-in-chief, Perry White. Starring as Clark Kent's adoptive parents, Martha and Jonathan Kent, are Oscar(R) nominee Diane Lane (Unfaithful) and Academy Award(R) winner Kevin Costner (Dances with Wolves). Squaring off against the superhero are two other surviving Kryptonians, the villainous General Zod, played by Oscar(R) nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road), and Faora, Zod's evil partner, played by Antje Traue. Also from Superman's native Krypton are Lara Lor-Van, Superman's mother, played by Ayelet Zurer, and Superman's father, Jor-El, portrayed by Academy Award(R) winner Russell Crowe (Gladiator). Rounding out the cast are Harry Lennix as U.S. military man General Swanwick, as well as Christopher Meloni as Colonel Hardy. MAN OF STEEL and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and A(c) DC Comics.


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    Title
    Man of Steel
    Subtitle
    Inside the Legendary World of Superman
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Daniel Wallace
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 168
    Width: 254 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 1,265 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781781168172
    ISBN 10: 1781168172
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.6
    BIC E4L: PER
    BISAC V2.8: PER004000
    BIC subject category V2: APF
    DC23: 791.4372
    Thema V1.0: ATF
    Illustrations note
    colour photos throughout
    Publisher
    Titan Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Titan Books Ltd
    Publication date
    18 June 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Daniel Wallace is a comic book expert, sci-fi sage, and lifelong geek, and author/co-author of books including The Jedi Path, The Art of Superman Returns, DC Comics Year by Year, The Marvel Encyclopedia, and the New York Times bestselling Star Wars: The New Essential Guide to Characters. Other universes he has worked with include Smallville, Indiana Jones, and Supernatural.