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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 133. Chapters: Preacher, V for Vendetta, Tank Girl, The Books of Magic, List of Swamp Thing comics, Doom Patrol, Hellblazer, Jonah Hex, Zatanna, Phantom Stranger, List of Vertigo publications, Y: The Last Man, Stardust, Sgt. Rock,... Viac o knihe

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 133. Chapters: Preacher, V for Vendetta, Tank Girl, The Books of Magic, List of Swamp Thing comics, Doom Patrol, Hellblazer, Jonah Hex, Zatanna, Phantom Stranger, List of Vertigo publications, Y: The Last Man, Stardust, Sgt. Rock, Un-Men, Lucifer, DMZ, The Invisibles, Young Liars, Shade, the Changing Man, List of Vertigo reprint collections, Books of Magick: Life During Wartime, Scalped, 100 Bullets, The Losers, Kid Eternity, Black Orchid, The Filth, The Dreaming, Unknown Soldier, Animal Man, American Virgin, Tattooed Man, Brother Power the Geek, Haunted Tank, Uncle Sam, Mister E, Doctor Occult, The Unwritten, Jack of Fables, Sandman Mystery Theatre, American Vampire, Congorilla, Sweet Tooth, The Vinyl Underground, Crossing Midnight, The Exterminators, Air, Testament, Prez, Angel and the Ape, Northlanders, House of Secrets, A History of Violence, House of Mystery, Elric, Demo, Loveless, Outlaw Nation, Codename: Knockout, We3, Flinch, Tainted, Scarab, American Century, Moonshadow, Greek Street, Midnight, Mass., Army@Love, Deadenders, Deadman, Nevada, Death: The Time of Your Life, Rogan Gosh, Crusades, Mnemovore, Neil Gaiman's Midnight Days, The Witching, The Other Side, Terminal City, Sandman Midnight Theatre, Brave Old World. Excerpt: The Books of Magic is a four-issue English-language comic book mini-series written by Neil Gaiman, published by DC Comics, and later an ongoing series under the imprint Vertigo. Since its original publication, the mini-series has also been published in a single-volume collection under the Vertigo imprint with an introduction by author Roger Zelazny. It tells the story of a young boy who has the potential to become the world's greatest magician. The Books of Magic began life when DC Comics decided to highlight some of their mystical characters across the range. They initially approached writer J. M. DeMatteis to script a prose book with illustrations from Jon J Muth, Kent Williams, Dave McKean and others, but when it reached the stage of confirming the artists' involvement, the suggested artists all declined to be involved. At that stage, DeMatteis also decided to step back, and DC instead approached popular writer Neil Gaiman and asked him to come up with a four-issue prestige-format series "about our magic characters". Drawing on a childhood spent working his way through the children's section in his local library and a childhood love of magic and fantasy stories such as T. H. White's The Once and Future King, Gaiman created an everyman character of a twelve-year-old boy called Timothy Hunter, who would need to be given an extensive tour of the DC magical universe before being able to decide if he should embrace or reject his destiny as the world's greatest magician. Gaiman used the four issues to formally split the structure of the story, and allow for a different artist to draw each issue: This structure allowed Gaiman great scope to include various magical characters from across DC's ranges, as well as reintroducing characters that weren't currently in print. In his introduction to the collected edition, author Roger Zelazny also noted that the structure bore some similarity to the key story points of the mythic structure identified by Campbell's The Hero with a

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2011
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 246 x 189 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781156662397

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