Author: Michael Pawuk,David S. Serchay

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440851360

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 719

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Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections
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Author: Hergé

Publisher: Egmont Books Limited

ISBN: 9781405282802

Category: Adventure stories

Page: 192

View: 3611

Join the world's most famous travelling reporter in his exciting adventures as he embarks on his most epic journey in the two-part story Destination Moon and Explorers on the Moon, and sets out to rescue his friend the Professor in The Calculus Affair. Destination Moon Tintin and Captain Haddock are amazed to find that Professor Calculus is planning a top-secret project from the Sprodj Atomic Research Centre in Syldavia. And before our intrepid hero knows it, the next stop on this adventure is . . . space. Explorers on the Moon Following on from the events of Destination Moon, Tintin finds himself in a rocket on a collision course with the moon. And with Snowy the dog, Captain Haddock, Professor Calculus and the Thompson twins aboard, things quickly spiral further and further out of control. The Calculus Affair Windows, mirrors and chandeliers are spontaneously shattering and Tintin is left flummoxed. After a shooting and a break-in, Tintin knows Calculus is in danger, but he has only one clue - an unusual packet of cigarettes. He has a mystery to solve. But can he do it before a terrible weapon falls into the wrong hands? Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011, The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
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Author: Hergé

Publisher: Egmont Books Limited

ISBN: 9781405282826

Category: Graphic novels

Page: 223

View: 9816

Join the world's most famous travelling reporter in his exciting adventures as he gets mixed up with an aeroplane hijacking in Flight 714 to Sydney and a South American revolution in Tintin and the Picaros. This volume also includes the unfinished Tintin and Alph-Art, a fascinating insight into Herg�'s creative process. Flight 714 to Sydney Tintin, Captain Haddock and Professor Calculus are on their way to Sydney, Australia. Through a chance meeting they are invited to travel on board the private jet of billionaire Lazlo Carreidas. But then they fall victim to a plot to kidnap Carreidas and are captured by Tintin's arch enemy Rastapopoulos. Tintin and the Picaros Bianca Castafiore has been imprisoned by General Tapioca! Also accused of threatening Tapioca's dictatorship, Tintin, Calculus and Haddock jet off to the jungle HQ of the revolutionaries, and hatch a plot surrounding the upcoming carnival and Haddock's sudden and mysterious disgust for whisky. Tintin and Alph-Art In an interview shortly before his death, Herge wrote of the last Tintin adventure: "The plot revolves around a tale of forgers . . . The book is set in the world of contemporary art. The narration itself is in the course of evolution. I am still doing my research and I honestly don't know where this story will lead me." Sadly, the tale was never completed, but this unique book gives an insight into the work Herge had done on the project before he died. At the end, Tintin is about to be cast into a living sculpture by a mysterious enemy - one last cliffhanger for the world's best-loved boy journalist. Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventures spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011, The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
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Author: Hergé

Publisher: Egmont Books (UK)

ISBN: 9781405229012

Category: Adventure and adventurers

Page: 287

View: 1684

Join the world’s most famous travelling reporter in four exciting adventures as he attempts to catch an Emerald thief, heads to Sydney and wades through a jungle. Also featuring Tintin and Alph-Art. The Castafiore Emerald When Captain Haddock meets a gipsy palm reader, he dismisses a forewarning about a beautiful lady’s stolen jewels. But when the famous opera singer Bianca Castafiore suddenly descends on Marlinspike Hall, the gipsy’s prediction seems to be all too real. Can Tintin catch the emerald thief? Flight 714 to Sydney Tintin, Captain Haddock and Professor Calculus are on their way to Sydney, Australia. Through a chance meeting they are invited to travel on board the private jet of billionaire Lazlo Carreidas. But then they fall victim to a plot to kidnap Carreidas and are captured by Tintin's arch enemy Rastapopoulos. Tintin and the Picaros Bianca Castafiore has been imprisoned by General Tapioca! Also accused of threatening Tapioca's dictatorship, Tintin, Calculus and Haddock jet off to the jungle HQ of the revolutionaries, and hatch a plot surrounding the upcoming carnival and Haddock's sudden and mysterious disgust for whisky. Tintin and Alph-Art In an interview shortly before his death, Herge wrote of the last Tintin adventure: "The plot revolves around a tale of forgers . . . The book is set in the world of contemporary art. The narration itself is in the course of evolution. I am still doing my research and I honestly don't know where this story will lead me." Sadly, the tale was never completed, but this unique book gives an insight into the work Herge had done on the project before he died. At the end, Tintin is about to be cast into a living sculpture by a mysterious enemy - one last cliffhanger for the world's best-loved boy journalist. Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventures spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011, The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
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Author: Hergé

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780316358163

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 1810

Three classic graphic novels in one deluxe hardcover edition: Land of Black Gold, Destination Moon, and Explorers on the Moon.
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Author: Hergé

Publisher: Egmont Books Limited

ISBN: 9781405282772

Category: Adventure stories

Page: 192

View: 703

Join the world's most famous travelling reporter in three exciting adventures as he visits the highlands of Scotland in The Black Island, solves a mysterious theft in King Ottokar's Sceptre, and meets a certain Captain Haddock for the first time in The Crab with the Golden Claws. The Black Island Wrongly accused of a theft, Tintin is led to set out with Snowy on an adventure to investigate a gang of forgers. King Ottokar's Sceptre Tintin travels to the Syldavia and uncovers a plot to dethrone King Muskar XII. But can he help the head of state before it's too late? The Crab with the Golden Claws Faced with a drowned sailor, counterfeit coins and a ship full of opium, Tintin sets out on another adventure. Aboard the Karaboudjan, Tintin is introduced to Captain Haddock for the first time, and they are soon both facing a deathly thirst in the Sahara desert. Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011, The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
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Author: Herge

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781435229754

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 5395

A gypsy fortune-teller's prophecy for Captain Haddock begins coming true, Bianca Castafiore's emerald vanishes, and Tintin is hard put to clear everything up
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Comics for Kids

Author: Michele Gorman

Publisher: Linworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781586833275

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 84

View: 8844

Provides annotations, plot summaries, and age ratings for a variety of comic books for children.
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Author: Hergé

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781435224544

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 62

View: 9374

Presents the author's final, unfinished story, in a book that includes a series of unpublished documents recently discovered to shed light on the incomplete conclusion of the story.
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Author: Hergé

Publisher: Paw Prints

ISBN: 9781442047082

Category: Adventure stories

Page: 62

View: 9105

Tintin, Captain Haddock, and Professor Calculus help the deposed General Alcazar and his guerrilla band of Picaros defeat the tyrannical General Tapioca
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Adventures of Tintin

Author: Hergé

Publisher: Paw Prints

ISBN: 9781442047150

Category:

Page: N.A

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Tintin and his friends are involved in the first manned flight to the moon which proves perilous.
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Author: Hergé

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781405266970

Category: Comic books, strips, etc

Page: 80

View: 1145

The world’s most famous travelling reporter solves the mystery of the Black Island. Wrongly accused of a theft, Tintin is led to set out with Snowy on an adventure to investigate a gang of forgers. Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
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Author: Herge

Publisher: Egmont Books (UK)

ISBN: 9781405266512

Category:

Page: 144

View: 2869

The world’s most famous travelling reporter heads for Russia. Accompanied by his dog Snowy, Tintin leaves Brussels to go undercover in Soviet Russia. His attempts to research his story are put to the test by the Bolsheviks and Moscow’s secret police . . . Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th. Tintin in the Land of the Soviets remains the only adventure not to have had its artwork coloured.
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Author: Hergé

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781405267007

Category: China

Page: 80

View: 9593

Tintin has been summoned to Shanghai, but corruption, kidnap and espionage await him there. Should Tintin heed the terrible warning from the famous fakir Ramacharma? And can he find an antidote to the terrifying 'poison of madness' before he is given a taste himself?
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The Complete Companion

Author: Michael Farr

Publisher: Last Gasp of San Francisco

ISBN: 9780867197549

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 205

View: 5296

Explores the sources in real life of all the Tintin adventures, from the characters to the scenery.
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Author: Philip Packham

Publisher: Stamford House Publishing

ISBN: 1904985629

Category: Humorous stories

Page: 321

View: 7182

Holiday company Thompson (with a p ) is struggling to make ends meet on the Greek island of Kos, and reps Nancy and the beautiful Tracy think that their boss Marri is being blackmailed. Meanwhile the present group of holidaymakers (Grunts) are keeping them busy, and Yanni's beachside restaurant is keeping the ouzo flowing.
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Author: Hergé

Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books

ISBN: 9781405262392

Category: Comic books, strips, etc

Page: 80

View: 8105

The world’s most famous travelling reporter learns the secret of the Unicorn. When Tintin stumbles across a model ship at the Old Street Market, he buys it as a gift for his friend Captain Haddock. But this isn’t just any old model ship . . . it’s the Unicorn. Built by one of Haddock’s ancestors it holds a clue to finding the treasure of a notorious pirate. Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011, Herge’s The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
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Author: Will Eisner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780961472825

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 164

View: 2360

Examines the fundamentals of storytelling in comic book style and offers advice on story construction and visual narratives.
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