Best Alan Cowsill books
Marvel The Avengers: The Ultimate Character Guide
Best price for this book: $ 9.69
A guide to the characters of the world of Marvel Avengers — updated and expanded!
This revised edition of this superb guide to the characters of Earth's mightiest Super Hero team features updated images and text for many existing characters as well as a further 60 new heroes and villains. As ever, each character is illustrated with original art by Marvel Comics' finest artists, and the text has been updated to take account of new events in the Avengers' world. Including more than 220 classic Marvel characters and a simple and clear A-Z format, Marvel Avengers: The Ultimate Character Guide will appeal to children and adults alike!
© 2015 MARVEL
Marvel's Captain America: The Ultimate Guide to the First Avenger
Best price for this book: $ 12.98
Learn everything there is to know about Captain America in Marvel's Captain America: The Ultimate Guide to the First Avenger. Packed with information about friends, enemies, and storylines, this guide explores the exciting and rich history of the First Avenger.
Follow Steve Rogers' journey from the sickly and small Army volunteer to the iconic leader of the Avengers as well as his biggest adventures, battles, allies, and foes. Marvel's Captain America: The Ultimate Guide to the First Avenger focuses on some of the character's most famous comic book arcs, starting from the 1941 debut of Captain America Comics #1 to modern day.
Featuring a foreword by renowned former president and chairman of Marvel Comics Stan Lee, Stan Lee, Marvel's Captain America: The Ultimate Guide to the First Avenger is the essential reading for any Captain America fan.
© 2016 MARVEL
DC Comics Year by Year: A Visual Chronicle
Best price for this book: $ 23
The DC Chronicle Year by Year traces DC's fascinating story: the company's beginnings as National Allied Publications in the 1934, and its subsequent change to Detective Comics, Inc. in 1937. The book details all the major DC publishing landmarks and more, displayed clearly, month by month.
Highlighting the debuts of Superman and Batman, the geniuses that invented them, and the real-life events-like the Vietnam War, the atom bomb, the Space Race-that shaped the atmosphere of the times, DC Chronicle Year by Year follows the characters' foray into the real world through TV series and blockbuster movies.
Features original cover art by well-known DC artist Ryan Sook and a foreword by Paul Levitz, who was president of DC Comics from 2002 - 2009.
TM & © DC Comics. All Rights Reserved.
World War One: 1914-1918 (Campfire Graphic Novels)
Best price for this book: $ 5.26
-Sir Edward Grey, British Foreign Secretary
The First World War, also known as the Great War, involved over thirty nations and resulted in the deaths of millions of young men. This stunning new book brings history to life as we see the war through the eyes of the young conscripted servicemen on all sides of the conflict. Introducing the advent of tanks, airplanes, air raids, submarines and gas attacks, we take a close look at the first modern war of the 20th Century. From the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo to the Treaty of Versailles we see for ourselves what life was like in the trenches, on the home front, at sea and in the air. This is more than just a history book; it is a fully illustrated journey into another age.
We follow the fortunes of a group of young conscripts and volunteers to discover what life was really like in the trenches and how they coped with returning home after the horrors of the front line.
DC Comics: A Visual History
Best price for this book: $ 27.49
Trace DC's fascinating story: the company's beginnings as National Allied Publications in the 1934, and its subsequent change to Detective Comics, Inc. in 1937. The book details all the major DC publishing landmarks and more, displayed clearly, month by month.
Highlighting the debuts of iconic super heroes like Superman and Batman, the geniuses that invented them, and the real-life events, like the Vietnam War, the atom bomb, and the Space Race, that shaped the atmosphere of the times, DC Comics: A Visual History follows the characters' foray into the real world through TV series and blockbuster movies.
Foreword by Paul Levitz, former president of DC Comics (2002 - 2009.)
Marvel: The Avengers: The Ultimate Guide to Earth's Mightiest Heroes!
Best price for this book: $ 9.62
Full of stunning comic book art, DK's Avengers: The Ultimate Guide to Earth's Mightiest Heroes allows readers to discover the backstories, powers, allegiances, and archenemies of each member of this spectacular Super Hero team including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hawkeye, and many more.
Did you know Tony Stark (aka Iron Man) was born on Long Island? Or that Captain America's uniform is made of a fire-retardant material? With engaging information full of interesting character facts and a dynamic and innovative page design, Avengers: The Ultimate Guide to Earth's Mightiest Heroes is guaranteed to WOW even the most die-hard Avengers fans.
Best price for this book: $ 9.92
Spider-Man Chronicle: A Year by Year Visual History
Best price for this book: $ 24.95
Packaged in a custom illustrated slipcase with two original prints!
From his first appearance in Amazing Fantasy #15 in 1962, to his appearance in numerous blockbuster films, Spider-Man has captivated legions of fans, young and old alike.
With DK's fascinating chronicle format, this guide traces the development of your friendly neighborhood web-slinger by decade, looking at comics, storylines, and character — year by year, month by month. Readers will get to take a closer look at the writers and artists who created the hero, the development of his iconic costume, and the key story arcs, allies, and foes that make up Spidey's world.
™ & © 2012 Marvel & Subs.