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The Rough Guide To Superheroes
By Michaela Bushell (editor), Victoria Willaims (contributor), Helen Rodiss (editor), Richard Pendleton (contributor) and Paul Simpson (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Rough Guides
Publication date October 18, 2004
Pages 320
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781843533863
ISBN-10 1843533863
Dimensions 0.75 by 4.50 by 6.25 in.
Weight 0.50 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $12.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Faster than a speeding bullet this new Rough Guide brings you the mind-bending truth about the fantasy world’s bravest and baddest, telling you all you need to know about the superheroes who save us – and their vile enemies. The guide includes chapters on; Superheroes and Heroines - the essential guide including sidekicks, catchphrases, ridiculous costumes and implausible powers, the villains from Asbestos Lady to Zeelmo and the low-down on the origins and creators - including the artists who created the superheroes, and the key comics, graphic novels and their publishers. An insightful and entertaining look is taken at how superheroes have influenced such icons as Jerry Seinfeld, Elvis Presley and Donald Duck, inspired scientists and changed fashion. Finally, the what, where and why of superhero lore on TV, in the movies, in print and on the Internet and the background, all you need to know about the legends from Batman to Namor the Submariner and the Incredibles.

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9781843533863 | details & prices | 320 pages | 4.50 × 6.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $12.99
About: Faster than a speeding bullet this new Rough Guide brings you the mind-bending truth about the fantasy world’s bravest and baddest, telling you all you need to know about the superheroes who save us – and their vile enemies.

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