Once Upon a Time: Behind the Magic

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Author: Titan
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Titan Books
Genre: TV Companion
ISBN 13:   9781782760290
 

Summary:  Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis, writers of Lost, have created a modern take on fairy tales with a female lead character, Emma Swan, who has moved to Maine. The show revolves around the adaptation of fairytale characters such as Snow White and Prince Charming who have been brought into the real world with no knowledge of their true identities, due to the Evil Queen. 

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Juan Ortiz – The Art of Juan Ortiz – Star Trek

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Author: Juan Ortiz
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Titan Books
Genre:  Art
ISBN 13:   9781781166703)
 

 

Summary:   What if every Star Trek: The Original Series episode was a movie event? What would the movie poster look like? This was the inspiration to develop a one-of-a-kind set of images for the series that launched a franchise. Artist Juan Ortiz has created unique retro-style art with the look of a 60s movie poster, comic book, pulp novel cover or advertisement, one each for all 80 episodes. 

 

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Gallery 1988 – Cult Movie Art 2

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Author: Gallery 1988
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Titan Books
Genre: Movie Art
ISBN 13:   9781781167519)
 

Summary: INTRODUCING THE SECOND CULT MOVIE-ART BOOK FROM GALLERY 1988, ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST TALKED ABOUT ART GALLERIES!     An impressive cult movie art collection, featuring art from Gallery 1988, a Los Angeles art gallery that focuses on pop-culture themed artwork. Be prepared to see your favourite cult movies as you’ve never seem them before!This second volume of Cult Movie Art collects the best of the last two years … Continue reading

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Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins – Complex 90

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Author: Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Titan Books
Genre: Mystery
ISBN 13:   9780857684660
 

 

Summary:   Hammer accompanies a conservative politician to Moscow on a fact-finding mission. Arrested and imprisoned by the KGB on a bogus charge; he quickly escapes, creating an international incident by getting into a fire fight with Russian agents.

On his stateside return, the government is none too happy with Hammer. Russia is insisting upon his return to stand charges, and various government agencies are … Continue reading

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Elissa Wald – The Secret Lives of Married Women

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Author: Elissa Wald
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Titan Books
Genre: M/F Mystery BDSM
ISBN 13:   9781781162620
 

Summary:  Two identical twin sisters – one a sexually repressed defense attorney, the other a former libertine now living a respectable life in suburbia – are about to have their darkest secrets revealed, to the men in their lives and to themselves. As one sister prepares for the thorniest trial of her career and the other fends off ominous advances from a construction worker laboring on the … Continue reading

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Scott C – Great Showdowns The Return

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Author: Scott C
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Titan Books
Genre: Cartoon
ISBN 13:    9781781168899
 

Summary:  A collection of an artist’s strangely good-natured confrontations between his favorite movie characters. 

Review: I went right down in the middle with rating this one because really how on earth do I rate it?  This hardcover book is just what the blurb says – good-natured confrontations between Scott C’s favorite movie characters.  Everyone is smiling, even as they get their guts burned off (by the aliens … Continue reading

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Martin Robinson – The Art of Dead Space

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Author: Martin Robinson
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Titan Books
Genre: Art/Video Game
ISBN 13:   9781781164266
 

 

Summary:  The Art of Dead Space is the ultimate gallery of the Dead Space universe, with over 300 images including sketches and concept art by acclaimed artists from breathtaking spacescapes to terrifying necromorphs, character designs to creating a religion, plus commentary from the artists themselves. Includes art from Dead SpaceDead Space: Extraction,Dead Space: Ignition, and Dead Space 2.

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Joe Simon, Jack Kirby – The Simon & Kirby Library of Science Fiction

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Author: Joe Simon, Jack Kirby
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Titan Publishing
Genre: Comics
ISBN 13:   9781848569614
 

 

Summary:  The Simon and Kirby Library: Science Fiction spans more than 20 years, beginning with the first stories Joe Simon and Jack Kirby ever produced together (beginning in June 1940)–their ten-issue run of Blue Boltadventures. Then the Cold War years will be represented by Race For the Moon, featuring pencils by Kirby and inked artwork by comic book legends Reed Crandall, Angelo Torres, and Al Williamson.

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Mort Walker – Beetle Bailey 1966 Daily & Sunday Strips

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Author: Mort Walker
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Titan Books
Genre: Comics
ISBN 13:   9780857681225

Summary:  An entire year of Army antics from the recruits of Camp Swampy! Sgt. Snorkel chases Beetle, General Halftrack chases the women, Cosmo chases a fast buck, and Beetle Bailey chases the perfect nap! The gang’s all here in the latest collection of award-winning zaniness!

A favorite in newspapers for over 60 years, these brilliantly restored strips feature the adventures of one of America’s best-loved cartoon strip characters.

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Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, Damon Lindelof – World War Z – The Art of the Film

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Author: Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, Damon Lindelof
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Titan Books
Genre: General Fiction
ISBN 13:   9781781168851

Summary:  World War Z is the eagerly awaited film starring Brad Pitt. The story revolves around United Nations employee Gerry Lane (Pitt), who traverses the world in a race against time to stop a pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatening to annihilate humanity itself.

World War Z: The Art of the Film is the official illustrated companion to the movie, and features a wealth … Continue reading

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