300

Autore: Frank Miller
Editore: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1621151646
Grandezza: 60,87 MB
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The armies of Persia—a vast horde greater than any the world has ever known—are poised to crush Greece, an island of reason and freedom in a sea of madness and tyranny. Standing between Greece and this tidal wave of destruction are a tiny detachment of but three hundred warriors. Frank Miller's epic retelling of history's supreme moment of battlefield valor is finally collected in its intended format—each two-page spread from the original comics is presented as a single undivided page.

Differences Between Movie And Graphic Novel The Adaptation Of 300 By Frank Miller

Autore: Benjamin Waldraff
Editore: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 366807464X
Grandezza: 52,59 MB
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Seminar paper from the year 2014 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2,3, LMU Munich (Department für Anglistik und Amerikanistik), course: Literature and Film, language: English, abstract: The Battle of Thermopylae, where Leonidas I. and his 300 Spartans, who stood against the Army of the Persian King Xerxes, is one of the most famous battles in History. The Graphic Novel “300” by Frank Miller deals with this battle. In 2006, it was adapted into a movie, directed by Zach Snyder. This paper concerns itself first with the historical background of the battle. Afterwards, because it is not a clear distinction, there will be a comparison of the two genres of comic books and graphic novels and a brief discussion of the drawing style of Frank Miller, one of the most famous graphic novelists. What follows are the differences between the graphic novel and the movie, which are few, but nonetheless exist. Afterwards, the method of adapting the novel will be discussed, followed by the critical reviews the movie received. Diese Hausarbeit behandelt die Umsetzung der Graphic Novel "300" von Frank Miller und stellt Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede beider Medien dar.

Gates Of Fire

Autore: Steven Pressfield
Editore: Bantam
ISBN: 9780553904055
Grandezza: 42,84 MB
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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Steven Pressfield's The Profession. The national bestseller! At Thermopylae, a rocky mountain pass in northern Greece, the feared and admired Spartan soldiers stood three hundred strong. Theirs was a suicide mission, to hold the pass against the invading millions of the mighty Persian army. Day after bloody day they withstood the terrible onslaught, buying time for the Greeks to rally their forces. Born into a cult of spiritual courage, physical endurance, and unmatched battle skill, the Spartans would be remembered for the greatest military stand in history--one that would not end until the rocks were awash with blood, leaving only one gravely injured Spartan squire to tell the tale....

The Life And Times Of Martha Washington In The Twenty First Century Second Edition

Autore: Frank Miller
Editore: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1506700357
Grandezza: 41,49 MB
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Our story begins in the squalid corridors of a maximum-security housing project, where a young girl will rise from the war-torn streets of Chicago to battle injustice in a world insane with corruption. She will be called a hero, a traitor, and nearly everything in between, but all along the way, her courage, her integrity, and her unwavering commitment to that most valuable of right - liberty - will inspire a movement that will never surrender. A masterpiece nearly twenty years in the making, this archival volume contains the complete life story of freedom-fighter Martha Washington.

Classics In The Modern World

Autore: Lorna Hardwick
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199673926
Grandezza: 78,84 MB
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Classics in the Modern World explores the features and implications of a 'democratic turn' in modern perceptions of the ancient world. Exploring the relationship between Greek and Roman ways of thinking and modern definitions of democratic practices and approaches, it enables a wider re-evaluation of the role of classics in the modern world.

Hard Boiled Second Edition

Autore: Frank Miller
Editore: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1630087327
Grandezza: 43,79 MB
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A second edition hardcover of the Eisner Award winner! Carl Seltz is a suburban insurance investigator, a loving husband, and devoted father. Nixon is a berserk, homicidal tax collector racking up mind-boggling body counts in a diseased urban slaughterhouse. Unit Four is the ultimate robot killing machine and the last hope of the future's enslaved mechanical servants. And they're all the same psychotic entity.

Batman The Dark Knight Master Race

Autore: Frank Miller
Editore: DC Comics
ISBN: 1401280188
Grandezza: 44,25 MB
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In 1986, THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS changed comics forever. In 2001, THE DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN went back to the future of Batman and shocked the industry to its core. Now, living legend Frank Miller joins forces with superstar writer Brian Azzarello (100 BULLETS) and an alliance of comicsÕ greatest artists to unleash the highly anticipated epic third chapter in the DARK KNIGHT saga: THE MASTER RACE. ItÕs been three years since the Batman defeated Lex Luthor and saved the world from tyranny. Three years since anyone has seen Gotham CityÕs guardian alive. Wonder Woman, Queen of the AmazonsÉHal Jordan, the Green LanternÉSuperman, the Man of SteelÉall of the Dark KnightÕs allies have retreated from the front lines of the war against injustice. But now a new war is beginning. An army of unimaginable power led by SupermanÕs own daughter is preparing to claim Earth as their new world. The only force that can stop this master raceÑBatmanÑis dead. Long live the new BatmanÉ Collecting the full nine-issue miniseries and its mini-comic tie-in issues, BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT: MASTER RACE features incredible artwork from comics icon Andy Kubert (FLASHPOINT), as well as Klaus Janson (THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS), John Romita Jr. (ALL-STAR BATMAN), Eduardo Risso (100 BULLETS) and Frank Miller himself!

Batman The Dark Knight Returns

Autore: Frank Miller
Editore: DC
ISBN: 1401235859
Grandezza: 53,99 MB
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A NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller! Hailed as a comics masterpiece, THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS is Frank Miller's (300 and SIN CITY) reinvention of the legend of Batman. It remains an undisputed classic, one of the most influential stories ever told in comics, and is a book cited by the filmmakers as an inspiration for the most recent Batman movies. It is ten years after an aging Batman has retired and Gotham City has sunk deeper into decadence and lawlessness. Now, as his city needs him most, the Dark Knight returns in a blaze of glory. Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenage female Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off against his two greatest enemies, the Joker and Two-Face, for the final time, Batman finds himself in mortal combat with his former ally, Superman, in a battle that only one of them will survive. This collection is hailed as a comics masterpiece and was responsible for the launch of the Christopher Nolan Batman movies. This volume collects BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS #1-4.

Holy Terror

Autore: Frank Miller
Editore: Legendary Comics LLC
ISBN: 9781937278007
Grandezza: 16,35 MB
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Chronicles the quest of "the Fixer" as he battles a deadly menace threatening Empire City and its inhabitants.

300

Autore: Tara DiLullo
Editore: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 9781593077013
Grandezza: 25,73 MB
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the 2006 film "300," using sketches, photographs, and production stills to show how the graphic novel was adapted into a feature film using both live action and computer generated images.