Description : Featuring the stunning designs of renowned Japanese pinup artist Taka, this volume collects the beautiful artwork behind SEGA's Shining Tears and Shining Wind games. The book features more than 200 pages of gorgeous, full-page pin-ups and character designs.
Description : GUARDIANS INC. BOOK 2: THUNDERSWORD The search for the Book of Concord is on the brink of failure. Guardians Inc. can’t move without being followed by the Azure Guard, and the balance between Magic and Technology has begun to shift giving Magical creatures a stronger hold in our world. With new enemies arising and old alliances breaking up, the Guardians needs an urgent victory or the seven thousand year old plan will fail and a new Dark Age will engulf the world. But just as Thomas Byrne begins to discover the inner workings of Guardians Inc. and his place as a Cypher, he also finds out that not everything is as he thought inside the company and that the worst enemy might be the one lurking within.
Description : Expert insight from the co-founder of PC and Macworld magazines! Starting & Running a Successful Newsletter or Magazine gives you the practical know-how you need to put together a profitable publication. Whether you're creating simple newsletters, or publishing a sophisticated magazine and website, it provides all the information necessary to start and run your business. Starting & Running a Successful Newsletter or Magazine covers the ins-and-outs of: raising start-up money attracting the best help choosing the right marketing strategies creating a solid subscription base building loyalty among readers and advertisers competing effectively against even the biggest adversaries What's new? The 5th edition explores the latest trends in Web publishing -- including blogging -- and how to integrate online and print strategies into a unified front. It also provides tips on selling ads on your website and other ways to make money online.
Description : Back for its fourth printing, this colossal 240-page trade paperback reprints issues #1-9 of The Jack Kirby Collector, the highly acclaimed magazine for Kirby fans! Included are the low-distribution early issues, the Fourth World theme issue (#6), and the out-of-print Fantastic Four theme issue (#9)! Also included is a new special section with over 30 pieces of Kirby art never before published, including Jack's uninked pencils from The Prisoner, New Gods, Fantastic Four, Captain America, Thor, Hunger Dogs, Jimmy Olsen, SHIELD, and more! Learn behind-the-scenes secrets through interviews with Kirby, Joe Simon, Mike Royer, Mark Evanier, Steve Sherman, Joe Sinnott, and other Kirby collaborators. This volume features a new introduction by Mark Evanier, and page after page of rare Kirby art, much in its original pencil form. Celebrate the life and career of comics' most prodigious imagination: Jack Kirby!
Description : The Hamptons are hot. Gordon, who grew up there, traces the invention of the idea of the Hamptons as a resort for the elite of New York City and shows how various forces, including artists, real estate developers, and media professionals transformed what had been a quiet rural place into a modern and worldwide phenomenon. 175 illustrations.