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The Buffyverse Catalog
by McFarland

This bibliographic guide covers the "Buffyverse"--the fictional worlds of the acclaimed television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003) and its spinoff Angel (1999-2004), as well as the original Buffy feature film of 1992.

It is the largest and most inclusive work of its kind.

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M20 The Mage Cookbook

M20 The Mage Cookbook


Food is Life We are what we eat. As mages throughout history have realized, the foods that sustain our bodies sustain enlightenment as well. Such foods become extensions of the people and cultures that create them. Now Brother Oliver Lyon, Knight Templar and a humble baker’s son, travels around the world hunting the Fallen and gathering fine recipes along the way. Enchanting...   [click here for more]
Onyx Path Publishing  $4.99

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The Unofficial Middle-Earth Monster's Guide

The Unofficial Middle-Earth Monster's Guide


Hunt Hobbits, Hoard Treasure, and Embrace Your Villainous Nature It's good to be bad! You're not evil. You're just...misunderstood. And you're in good company. In The Unofficial Middle-earth Monster's Guide, orcs, goblins, trolls, dark wizards--and on especially articulate dragon--serve as the perfect role models for aspiring evil-doers. Coveting that corner office? Crush...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $6.99

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The Buffyverse Catalog

The Buffyverse Catalog


A Complete Guide to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel in Print, Film, Television, Comics, Games and Other Media, 1992-2010 This bibliographic guide covers the "Buffyverse"--the fictional worlds of the acclaimed television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003) and its spinoff Angel (1999-2004), as well as the original Buffy feature film of 1992. It is the largest...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $35.00 $18.99

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The Geek Handbook

The Geek Handbook


Practical Skills and Advice for the Likeable Modern Geek And the GEEKS shall inherit the earth! Although it may not be good for their pasty white skin, Geeks these days are enjoying a moment in the sun. From Pop Culture to High-Tech Everything, Geeks rule and everybody else, well, drools. Drawing on his own knowledge of being a geek for almost 30 years, author...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $9.99 $5.99

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Neil Gaiman in the 21st Century

Neil Gaiman in the 21st Century


Essays on the Novels, Children's Stories, Online Writings, Comics and Other Works Neil Gaiman has emerged as one of the most influential literary figures of the 21st century. To borrow a phrase from his viral 2012 University of the Arts commencement speech, Gaiman "makes good art," from his graphic novels to his social media collaborations, award-winning fantasy fiction...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $29.95 $15.99

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Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero in Literature, Comics and Film

Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero in Literature, Comics and Film


Toys--those celebrated childhood cohorts and lead actors in children's imaginative play--have a fantastic history of heroism in fiction. From teddy bears that guard sleeping babies to plastic soldiers and cowboys who lay siege to wooden block castles, toys are often the heroes of the stories children inspire authors to tell. In this collection of new essays, scholars from a range of disciplines...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $29.95 $15.99

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Companions: Fifty Years of Doctor Who Assistants

Companions: Fifty Years of Doctor Who Assistants


Companions: Fifty Years of Doctor Who Assistants is an unofficial guide to the travels and experiences of the companions of each of the eleven incarnations of the Doctor. Written by a true fan, Andy Frankham-Allen provides an in-depth account of each character's struggles, experiences and relationships as he outlines their significance in the TV series as well as other Doctor Who media. The...   [click here for more]
Untreed Reads Publishing  $2.99

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Storytelling in Video Games: The Art of the Digital Narrative

Storytelling in Video Games: The Art of the Digital Narrative


Beginning with the structural features of design and play, this book explores video games as both compelling examples of story-telling and important cultural artifacts. The author analyzes fundamentals like immersion, world building and player agency and their role in crafting narratives in the Mass Effect series, BioShock, The Last of Us, Fallout 4 and many more. The text-focused "visual...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $45.00 $17.99

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The Mythology of the Superhero

The Mythology of the Superhero


Superheroes have been an integral part of popular society for decades and have given rise to a collective mythology familiar in popular culture worldwide. Though scholars and fans have recognized and commented on this mythology, its structure has gone largely unexplored. This book provides a model and lexicon for identifying the superhero mythos. The author examines the myth in several narratives--including...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $35.00 $18.99

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Beyond Adaptation

Beyond Adaptation


Essays on Radical Transformations of Original Works Some film and novel revisions go so far beyond adaptation that they demand a new designation. This critical collection explores movies, plays, essays, comics and video games that supersede adaptation to radically transform their original sources. Fifteen essays investigate a variety of texts that rework everything from literary...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $45.00 $24.99

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Inside the Dark Tower Series

Inside the Dark Tower Series


Art, Evil and Intertextuality in the Stephen King Novels Stephen King is no stranger to the realm of literary criticism, but his most fantastic, far-reaching work has aroused little academic scrutiny. This study of King's epic Dark Tower series encompasses the career of one of the world's best-selling authors and frames him as more than a "horror writer." Four categories...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $25.00 $14.99

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Horror Video Games: Essays on the Fusion of Fear and Play

Horror Video Games: Essays on the Fusion of Fear and Play


In this in-depth critical and theoretical analysis of the horror genre in video games, 14 essays explore the cultural underpinnings of horror's allure for gamers and the evolution of "survival" themes. The techniques and story effects of specific games such as Resident Evil, Call of Cthulhu, and Silent Hill are examined individually. ...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $29.95 $12.99

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Fantasy Media in the Classroom: Essays on Teaching with Film, Television, Literature, Graphic Novels and Video Games

Fantasy Media in the Classroom: Essays on Teaching with Film, Television, Literature, Graphic Novels and Video Games


A common misconception is that professors who use popular culture and fantasy in the classroom have abandoned the classics, yet in a variety of contexts--high school, college freshman composition, senior seminars, literature, computer science, philosophy and politics--fantasy materials can expand and enrich an established curriculum. The new essays in this book combine analyses of popular television...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $29.95 $12.99

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Millennial Mythmaking

Millennial Mythmaking


Essays on the Power of Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, Films and Games Contemporary myths, particularly science fiction and fantasy texts, can provide commentary on who we are as a culture, what we have created, and where we are going. These nine essays from a variety of disciplines expand upon the writings of Joseph Campbell and the hero's journey. Modern examples of myths...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $29.95 $17.99

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FAME Jennifer Lawrence

FAME Jennifer Lawrence


May the odds be ever in Jennifer Lawrence's favor. Bluewater Productions popular line of biography comic books continues with The Fame: Jennifer Lawrence. Join writer Michael Troy and artist Ben Eargle for an exploration of Jennifer's career from starring in successful X-Men and Hunger Games franchises to winning a best actress Oscar for her celebrated role in Silver Lining's Playbook. Note:...   [click here for more]
TidalWave Productions  $3.99 $1.99

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Game On, Hollywood!: Essays on the Intersection of Video Games and Cinema

Game On, Hollywood!: Essays on the Intersection of Video Games and Cinema


The 14 essays in Game on, Hollywood! take on several points of game and film intersection. They look at storylines, aesthetics, mechanics, and production. The book is about adaptation (video game to film, film to video game), but it is even more about narrative. The essays draw attention to the ways and possibilities of telling a story. They consider differences and similarities...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $29.95 $15.99

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Classics Illustrated: A Cultural History, 2d ed.

Classics Illustrated: A Cultural History, 2d ed.


A significant expansion of the critically acclaimed first edition, Classics Illustrated: A Cultural History, 2d ed., carries the story of the Kanter family's series of comics-style adaptations of literary masterpieces from 1941 into the 21st century. This book features additional material on the 70-year history of Classics Illustrated and the careers and contributions of such artists as Alex A....   [click here for more]
McFarland  $49.95 $12.99

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2000 AD: The Creator Interviews #1

2000 AD: The Creator Interviews #1


Exclusive interviews and career overviews of key comics creators taken from the pages of the Judge Dredd Megazine. In this first collection Pat Mills, Carlos Ezquerra, Ron Smith and Mick McMahon discuss their work in comics, 2000 AD and many other titles in great detail. This digital edition includes the ePub and Mobi (Kindle) versions of the book. Note: Due to territory restrictions...   [click here for more]
Rebellion Publishing Ltd  $2.99

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Action Movie Freak

Action Movie Freak


Written by woman of action, Katrina "Action Flick Chick" Hill, Action Movie Freak is packed with spine-tingling excitement and thrilling moments that make action movies a beloved genre for those who crave crashing cars, exploding buildings, and faces getting kicked six ways to Sunday. With badass heroes that ain't got time to bleed, women warriors, thrilling chases and outrageous...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $22.99 $13.99

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Arrow and Superhero Television: Essays on Themes and Characters of the Series

Arrow and Superhero Television: Essays on Themes and Characters of the Series


This collection of new essays focuses on The CW network's hit television series Arrow--based on DC Comic's Green Arrow--and its spin-offs The Flash, DC's Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl. Comic book adaptations have been big business for film studios since Superman (1978) and in recent years have dominated at the box office--five of the 11 highest grossing films of 2016 were adapted from comics....   [click here for more]
McFarland  $19.99 $7.99

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At Home in the Whedonverse: Essays on Domestic Place, Space and Life

At Home in the Whedonverse: Essays on Domestic Place, Space and Life


From Buffy the Vampire Slayer to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Joss Whedon's work presents various representations of home spaces that give depth to his stories and storytelling. Through the spaceship in Firefly, a farmhouse in Avengers: Age of Ultron or Whedon's own house in Much Ado About Nothing, his work collectively offers audiences the opportunity to question the ways we relate to and inhabit...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $35.00 $18.99

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FAME Lionel Messi

FAME Lionel Messi


Few footballers are honored to wear the number 10 on their jersey. Pelé, Diego Maradona, and now, Lionel Messi have felt the weight of that number, and all have excelled. With five Ballon d’Ors (French for “golden balls”), awarded for meritorious achievement by FIFA (the Fédération Internationale de Football Association), this shy player from Argentina, one of...   [click here for more]
TidalWave Productions  $3.99

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Fascist Lizards from Outer Space

Fascist Lizards from Outer Space


The Politics, Literary Influences and Cultural History of Kenneth Johnson's V When Kenneth Johnson's science fiction miniseries V premiered in 1983, it netted more than 40 percent of the television viewing audience and went on to spawn a sequel, a weekly series, novelizations, comic books and a remake. Yet the 2009 V reboot was cancelled in its second season, despite a robust premiere....   [click here for more]
McFarland  $19.99 $9.99

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Hammer Comics Presents: #3

Hammer Comics Presents: #3


Hamilton's newest and edgiest new comedy and comic book themed zine! Awesome humor, funny articles, comic strips and more! Enjoy the laughs! Awesome holiday issue with tons of new comics and humor articles plus art and more! 5 Questions with Andre' Arruda, Lil' Zomby, Mayce Galoni and much more! ...   [click here for more]
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Hammer Comics Presents: #4

Hammer Comics Presents: #4


Hamilton's newest and edgiest new comedy and comic book themed zine! Awesome humor, funny articles, comic strips and more! Enjoy the laughs! New comic strips, new reviews, interview with Lauren Olson and more! ...   [click here for more]
My Illuminati Media  Pay What You Want

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Harry Potter: The Unofficial Guide to the Collectibles of Our Favorite Wizard

Harry Potter: The Unofficial Guide to the Collectibles of Our Favorite Wizard


A legacy of magical treasures! Since 1997 with the publication of the first book, Harry Potter has cast a spell over millions of Muggles around the world--not the least of all bewitched collectors. Harry Potter: The Unofficial Guide to the Collectibles of Our Favorite Wizard conjures rare, extraordinary and magical treasures sprung from the Potter books and movies, and even...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $22.99 $11.99

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Joss Whedon Versus the Corporation

Joss Whedon Versus the Corporation


Big Business Critiqued in the Films and Television Programs Screenwriter, director, producer and comic book author Joss Whedon is best known for his television series and films featuring villainous vampires, angry gods and even bloggers who wish to rule the world. Within these works is a prevalent yet commonly overlooked theme—the corporate antagonist. This book examines the effects of this...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $35.00 $9.99

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Look, Up on the Screen! The Big Book of Superhero Movie Reviews

Look, Up on the Screen! The Big Book of Superhero Movie Reviews


Superheroes have invaded film more in the past decade and a half than they have in their entire history. From major blockbusters like Man of Steel and The Dark Knight Trilogy, to DC Entertainment's line of fantastic direct-to-video animated films, to other super-flicks like The Incredibles, superheroes are enjoying a major resurgence in popular culture and fans have now entered...   [click here for more]
Coscom Entertainment  $12.99 $3.99

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Making Ear Candy: The Audio Confectioner's Guide to Podcasting

Making Ear Candy: The Audio Confectioner's Guide to Podcasting


Are you interested in starting your own podcast? The world of podcasting is more accessible than ever, but when you’re just starting out, the options available in terms of recording, editing and delivering your podcast can be overwhelming. Making Ear Candy: The Audio Confectioner’s Guide to Podcasting provides a simple recipe for starting a podcast. From choosing your subject matter...   [click here for more]
Brian LeTendre  $9.99 $6.99

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Marvel Comics into Film: Essays on Adaptations Since the 1940s

Marvel Comics into Film: Essays on Adaptations Since the 1940s


Marvel Studios’ approach to its Cinematic Universe—beginning with the release of Iron Man (2008)—has become the template for successful management of blockbuster film properties. Yet films featuring Marvel characters can be traced back to the 1940s, when the Captain America serial first appeared on the screen. This collection of new essays is the first to explore the historical,...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $35.00 $18.99

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Star Trek The Collectibles

Star Trek The Collectibles


This book provides a wide-range of Star Trek treasures you can appreciate whether you're a devoted Trekkie or a novice collector of this epic American science-fiction franchise. Then the pages of this spectacular guide, you'll discover more than 1,500 color photos including memorabilia direct from Paramount Studios warehouses. In addition, you'll enjoy chapters covering more than 40 years of Star...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $24.99 $14.99

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Star-Lord and the Guardians of the Galaxy: An Unofficial History

Star-Lord and the Guardians of the Galaxy: An Unofficial History


An in-depth look at Marvel Comics’ Cosmic Team from 1968 to 2011, with an extensive history of the character Peter QuillStar-Lord – including insights from creator Steve Englehart, writers Chris Claremont, Timothy Zahn, Dan Abnett, Rafael Morin...   [click here for more]
Glow in the Dark Radio  $19.99 $2.99

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