By Alex Ross
THE EISNER AWARD-WINNING, NATIONALLY BEST-SELLING MYTHOLOGY IS right here IN PAPERBACK, IN AN extended version WITH 32 NEW PAGES.
Mythology returns, in a newly extended paperback version of the e-book Entertainment Weekly provided a grade of A, asserting: “Alex Ross brings to his paintings an unheard of experience of the genuine. His heroes–both tremendous and mortal–have weight; they exist in house, and that area is plagued by them in methods by no means prior to noticeable at the page.” And so the following they're, the incomparable forged of the DC Comics universe: Superman, Batman, ask yourself lady, the Flash, Aquaman, the golf green Lantern, and the remainder of the Justice League as you’ve by no means noticeable them earlier than. Mythology brings jointly the simplest enjoyed comedian characters on the earth, dropped at lifestyles by means of Alex Ross, probably the most awesome younger artists operating within the medium this present day. The award-winning designer/writer Chip Kidd and photographer Geoff Spear have teamed as much as create a publication like no different, with an creation by means of M. evening Shyamalan, the acclaimed director of The Village and The 6th Sense.
Ross has usually been known as the Norman Rockwell of comics, and this ebook finds not just his lifelong love of those vintage superheroes but in addition his imaginative and prescient: Mythology takes you into the studio for a behind-the-scenes examine his attention-grabbing artistic method. the combo of Ross’s dynamic paintings and Kidd’s kinetic layout makes photos from his such a lot memorable stories–including nation Come, Superman: Peace on the earth, Batman: warfare on Crime, and Uncle Sam–soar off the greater than three hundred pages.
The new fabric facilities on Ross’s startling new comedian booklet sequence, Justice, together with sketches, initial artwork, prototype figures, and extra. Mythology is a ebook during which each web page explodes with the facility of the icons it celebrates.
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