DC Comics Covergirls (Hardcover)

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From the trailblazing Wonder Woman of the 1940s to edgy, girl-power-driven comics series like Birds of Prey, "DC Comics Covergirls" takes a look at the female characters of DC Comics throughout the company's history, and features many of DC Comics' iconic comic book covers. Written by renowned comic book writer Louise Simonson, the book examines the evolution of the comic book women of DC Comics: the 1942 introduction of the most famous DC heroine, Wonder Woman, and her various incarnations up to the present; the creation of comic book spin-offs based on characters such as Lois Lane; and the recent wealth of fierce, female character-driven comics such as Supergirl, Birds of Prey, Batgirl, and Catwoman, featuring women who have no trouble being both sexy and strong-willed. Famous featured DC Comics artists include Jim Lee, Alex Ross, Adam Hughes, J. Scott Campbell, Michael Turner, Tim Sale, and Jill Thompson. "DC Comics Covergirls" is a smart and in-depth look at the female comic book characters we've grown up with all these years, and is sure to appeal to new comic book fans and diehard collectors alike.


Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9780789315441
SKU 202931309
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0789315440
Release Date 5/29/2007
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