Book DescriptionThe Art of George Tuska is a comprehensive look at the personal and professional life of Tuska, including his early work with the Eisner-Iger studio and his involvement with the controversial crime comics of the independent publishers Tuska worked with The book includes extensive coverage of his definitive work on Iron Man, X-Men, обэжщ Hulk, Justice League, Teen Titans, Batman, T H U N D E R Agents, and many more A gallery of commission artwork by George and a thorough index of his extensive body of work are also included, and each section of the book is filled with examples of original artwork and photographs, as well as sketches and previously unpublished artwork Interviews and anecdotes from his peers and fans, plus the very personal and reflective words of George himself, make this book a testament to the tremendous influence Tuska has had on the comic book industry and his legion of fans. 2005 г 128 стр ISBN 1893905403.
Book DescriptionThe Modern Masters series continues its look into the lives and work of today's top comic-book artists, this time spotlighting Kevin Nowlan Cover artist, penciler, inker, letterer, colorist-even writer-he has done it all, and done it masterfully Kevin's work on comic-book icons Batman and Superman ranks among the best in those обэжэ characters' rich histories His humorous "Jack B Quick" feature - co-created with industry legend, Alan Moore - not only allowed him to explore his Mid-Western roots, but also won him an Eisner Award along the way This volume features an in-depth interview with Nowlan, fully illustrated with rare and never-before published artwork, as well as a gallery section of sketches and finished pieces. 2004 г 120 стр ISBN 1893905381.
Book DescriptionA new anthology of brilliant cartoonists whose work appears in alternative weekly newspapers, ATTITUDE 2: THE NEW SUBVERSIVE SOCIAL COMMENTARY CARTOONISTS presents incisive interviews, personal photos and ephemera and of course lots of cartoons by 21 more of America's funniest and smartest cartoonists! Comics fans will обэзк doubtless be familiar and enjoy this book's unique insight into the work of well-known artists like Aaron McGruder, who draws the daily comic strip "Boondocks," Max Cannon ("Red Meat," which you'll find in The Onion), Shannon Wheeler ("Too Much Coffee Man"), Marian Henley ("Maxine!"), David Rees ("Get Your War On," which appears in Rolling Stone) and Alison Bechdel ("Dykes to Watch Out For") As with the first ATTITUDE, the real treat of ATTITUDE 2 is its spotlighting of cartoonists whose work is so good that it deserves much more attention Other cartoonists featured include Jennifer Berman ("Berman"), Barry Deutsch ("Ampersand"), Emily S Flake ("Lulu Eightball"), Justin Jones (Soda-Pong"), Keith Knight ("The K Chronicles), Tim Kreider ("The PainWhen Will It End?"), Kevin Moore ("In Contempt Comics"), Stephen Notley ("Bob the Angry Flower"), Eric Orner ("The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green"), Greg Peters ("Suspect Device"), Mikhaela B Reid ("The Boiling Point"), Neil Swaab ("Rehabilitating Mr Wiggles"), Brian Sendelbach ("Smell of Steve, Inc "), Tak Toyoshima ("Secret Asian Man") and Jason Yungbluth ("Deep Fried") The first ATTITUDE, which came out in 2002, focused on alternative cartooning with a political bent Though ATTITUDE 2 doesn't eschew politics, its main target is those cartoonists out to make us laugh using novel approaches to humor and the comics medium. 2004 г 127 стр ISBN 156163381X.
This anthology marks the emergence of one of the finest and most innovative new artists writing for the theater today "The secret of Shinn's success is in the way he exploits the dramatic gap between what is said and that which is left unsaid writing like this is rare," said the London Independent Where Do We Live, the title play, was written обэзм shortly after 9/11 and though never referenced, it still haunts this chronicle of the struggles of several aspiring and gifted young New Yorkers on the Lower East Side Like all his work, it is a deeply affecting story of how we define our lives and our place in the world The Coming World "Shinn certainly looks like a shining prospect for the future "-Daily Telegraph Four "Nothing is simple emotionally The play keeps delivering small shocks and aches that end in a standoff, or maybe in that pause between despair, resignation and a twinge of hope Haunting "-Margo Jefferson, The New York Times Other People "Shinn writes with graceful compassion about people trapped inside their own skins unable to make sense of their lives "-The Guardian What Didn't Happen " is about the distance between people, and the ways in which even friends, spouses and lovers are ultimately unknowable to one another a playwright to cherish "-The New York Times Christopher Shinn's plays have been produced at Playwrights Horizons, Manhattan Theatre Club, the Vineyard Theatre in New York and often at London's Royal Court Theatre Where Do We Live received a 2003 Olivier Award nomination for most promising playwright His next play, On the Mountain, premieres in New York City early in 2005. 2005 г Мягкая обложка, 400 стр ISBN 1559362561.
L ove Shakespeare? Youll like this book Hate Shakespeare? Youll love this book From the theatrical company that has been cutting the Bard down to size for more than a dozen years comes a single volume boasting everything you always wanted to know about William Shakespeares life and workbut couldnt be bothered to ask In one slim volume, Reduced Shakespeare обэзр delivers the plays, the life, and the legend in twelve easy pieces Whats the theme of Hamlet? Poop or get off the pot Whats essential preparation for an evening of outdoor Shakespeare? Bring lots of coffeeand use the bathroom before the show Liberally sprinkled with lists, definitions, quizzes, essential vocabulary, and the Reduced Shakespeare Companys trademark irreverence and wit, this reduced handbook will delight enthusiasts, skeptics, and fledgling fans alike. 2006 г Твердый переплет, 256 стр ISBN 1401302203.
Blockbuster Plots: Pure & Simple артикул 962a.
Blockbuster Plots Pure and Simple (BBP) shows plot rather than talking about it Using two unique step-by-step visual tools for developing and deepening scenes and plot, BBP shows how the pros layer three distinct yet overlapping plotlines - Character Emotional Development, Dramatic Action, and Thematic Plot When the dramatic action changes обэжы the character at depth over time, the story becomes thematically significant BBP uses the Scene Tracker as a visual tool to track the seven essential elements of scene, side-by-side from the beginning to the end of any project BBP uses the Plot Planner as a visual place to plot out the action, character and thematic plotlines Both parts are intended as a step-by-step interactive guide for writers interested in maximizing their scenes and providing depth to their stories BBP is unique because of its hands-on, down-to-earth multi-sensory approach to learning BBP provides specific activities linked directly to each writer's individual project The book is divided between explanation and activity forms By analyzing scenes and plots from classic and contemporary writers such as Twain, London, and McCarthy, writers learn how to add a dynamic, effective twist to their work BBP provides writers with the tools and resources to get from where they are - stuck and unable to begin or stuck and unable to finish - to where they want to be - holding a finished project BBP effectively demonstrates the relationship between scene and plot and explains the principles involved in the art and craft of developing sizzling scenes and compelling plots and story design BBP offers techniques to help writers maintain faith and enjoy the process of creation. 2005 г Мягкая обложка, 200 стр ISBN 1877809195.
Энергетическая станция "NEO Shifters" Конструктор, 93 элемента артикул 964a.
Великолепный конструктор "Энергетическая станция "NEO Shifters"", привлечет внимание Вашего ребенка и не позволит ему скучать С помощью элементов конструктора он сможет обэзи создать великолепную энергетическую станцию, на которой будут трудиться два робота Конструктор оснащен звуковыми и световыми эффектами Фигурки роботов входят в комплект Игра с конструктором развивает умственные способности, воображение и мелкую моторику рук ребенка Характеристики: Размер упаковки: 50 см x 28,5 см x 7,5 см Изготовитель: Китай Рекомендуется докупить 3 батареи мощностью 1,5V типа АА (не входят в комплект) Состав 93 элемента конструктора. Конструктор , Пластик Возраст: от 6 лет; Элементов: 93 Mega Brands Inc; Канада 2009 г ; Артикул: 6315; Упаковка: Коробка.
The First Lady of Hollywood: A Biography of Louella Parsons артикул 966a.
Hollywood celebrities feared her William Randolph Hearst adored her Between 1915 and 1960, Louella Parsons was America's premier movie gossip columnist and in her heyday commanded a following of more than forty million readers This first full-length biography of Parsons tells the story of her reign over Hollywood during the studio era, her lifelong обэзл alliance with her employer, William Randolph Hearst, and her complex and turbulent relationships with such noted stars, directors, and studio executives as Orson Welles, Joan Crawford, Louis B Mayer, Ronald Reagan, and Frank Sinatra--as well as her rival columnists Hedda Hopper and Walter Winchell Loved by fans for her "just folks," small-town image, Parsons became notorious within the film industry for her involvement in the suppression of the 1941 film Citizen Kane and her use of blackmail in the service of Hearst's political and personal agendas As she traces Parsons's life and career, Samantha Barbas situates Parsons's experiences in the broader trajectory of Hollywood history, charting the rise of the star system and the complex interactions of publicity, journalism, and movie-making Engagingly written and thoroughly researched, The First Lady of Hollywood is both an engrossing chronicle of one of the most powerful women in American journalism and film and a penetrating analysis of celebrity culture and Hollywood power politics. 2006 г Мягкая обложка, 426 стр ISBN 0520249852.
The Perfect Wrong Note: Learning to Trust Your Musical Self артикул 968a.
In this groundbreaking book, prize-winning pianist and noted educator William Westney helps readers discover their own path to the natural, transcendent fulfillment of making music Drawing on experience, psychological insight, and wisdom ancient and modern, Westney shows how to trust yourself and set your own musicality free He offers healthy обэзп alternatives for lifelong learning and suggests significant change in the way music is taught For example, playing a wrong note can be constructive, useful, even enlightening The creator of the acclaimed Un-Master Class workshop also explores the special potential of group work, outlining the basics of his revelatory workshop that has transformed the music experience for participants the world over Practicing, in Westney's view, is a lively, honest, adventurous, and spiritually rewarding enterprise, and it can (and should) meet with daily success, which empowers us to grow even more Teachers, professionals, and students of any instrument will benefit from this unique guide, which brings artistic vitality, freedom, and confidence within everyone's reach. 2006 г Мягкая обложка, 240 стр ISBN 1574671456.
The Light in the Piazza: 2005 Tony Award Winner for 6 Awards, including Best Original Score артикул 970a.
The New York Times calls this Tony Award-winning Adam Guettel musical "the most intensely romantic score of any Broadway musical since West Side Story " 10 songs are included in this collection, plus a bio of Adam Guettel, 5 pages of color photos, and more Includes: The Beauty Is - Dividing Day - Fable - Il Mondo Era Vuoto - Let's Walk - The обэзу Light in the Piazza - Love to Me - Passeggiata - Say It Somehow - Statues and Stories - plus a performance edition of The Light in the Piazza. 2005 г Мягкая обложка, 96 стр ISBN 142340386X.