The Justice League of America is one of the top ten comic titles sold every month and comprises of an interplanetary club of super heroes dedicated to the defence of the universe, who can count amongst its core members Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. The Ultimate Guide to the JLA comprehensively details the League's 40-year legend and is packed with images from the original DC comic books as well as never-seen-before artworks specially commissioned for this title. Also included are up-to-date facts on all the major characters associated with the JLA legend, the key locations and installations such as the League's headquarters plus a timeline of highlights from their 40-year career.
Scott Beatty earned his Master of Arts degree in fiction writing at Iowa State University. A former English teacher, radio personality, and magazine editor, Beatty is also the author of DK's Batman: The Ultimate Guide to the Dark Knight.From School Library Journal:
Grade 5 Up-Batman and Superman may already be the subjects of "Ultimate Guides," but their inclusion here won't stop this wonderfully inviting volume from flying off the shelf faster than a speeding bullet. It chronicles the JLA, a superheroic team that has included Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern, and many others throughout its colorful past. Readers with an appetite for trivia will find plenty to chew on here, whether it's Plastic Man's real name (Eel O'Brian), Wonder Woman's first appearance (1941), or the color of Aquaman's eyes (sea blue, of course). With over 40 years of outrageous story lines and hundreds of episodes to cover, Beatty does a commendable job of transforming a tremendous amount of information into a cohesive work. Created in the signature DK style, the text appears in bold spreads, each with an introduction, several items of note, and plenty of dramatic, colorful images, including some that were specially commissioned for this publication. The book opens with a "biographical" chapter on the JLA's current members, followed by sections on their allies, enemies, and legacy. The inclusion of an encyclopedic time line of important events will please longtime fans. With interest in comic books and recent film and television spin-offs at a high, expect a demand of heroic proportions.
Douglas P. Davey, Guelph Public Library, Ontario, Canada
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Descrizione libro Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd 2002-11-07, 2002. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0751347981 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Codice libro della libreria TM-0751347981