What do you get when you mix some of the most innovative comics creators of today with the bright, shiny super-heroes of the DC Universe?You get...BIZARRO COMICS, of course!
THE BIG BOOK OF THE '70S
THE BIG BOOK OF THE 70'S is a comprehensive and educational journey back to the most tumultuous and tacky decade of modern history. Using comic strips to revisit the "Me" Era, this entertaining cultural history text looks at the origins and emergence of such oddities as the pet rock, bell bottoms, mood rings, disco, streaking, and running. But at the same time deeper issues like Vietnam, the women's movement, terrorism, and the gasoline shortage are also treated with the respect that they deserve.
THE BIG BOOK OF GRIMM
THE BIG BOOK OF GRIMM retells the fantastical fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm with all of their original horror and intensity. Presented as graphically violent parables, these infamous folk tales contain moral lessons that fluctuate from the obvious to the obscure. But told through the medium of comic book storytelling, these literary classics employ their often fatal, gruesome, authentic conclusions such as the horrific death of Cinderella's stepsisters by pecking birds.
STRANGE ADVENTURES #4
Adam Strange faces near omnipotent power, forcing him to seek out Comet for help. However, upon reaching Hardcore Station, Strange is brutally mugged, and Comet deals harshly with an uninvited houseguest. Bizarro arrives on Hardcore Station, but Chief Justice Max is not welcoming him with open arms.
THE BIG BOOK OF VICE
THE BIG BOOK OF VICE examines humanity's worst habits in all their sinful glory. Ranging from true acts of debauchery to harmless infatuations, this guilty pleasure exposes the negative aspects of alcohol, gambling, tobacco, prostitution, drugs, pornography, candy, pinball machines, comic books and video games. Also expanding its reach to touch on the dens of immorality and the greatest advocates of errant behavior, this comic-style book includes special features on Las Vegas, Sodom, Phoenix City, Larry Flynt, Carrie Nation, and Timothy Leary.
THE BIG BOOK OF HOAXES
THE BIG BOOK OF HOAXES is an entertaining encyclopedia of the most amazing deceptions, fables, and cons in the history of the world. Reporting on the unbelievable scams that have fooled people throughout time, this fascinating book documents the "true tales of the greatest lies ever told." From Orson Welles' War of the Worlds invasion to the actual sale of the Brooklyn Bridge to the woman who was impregnated by a six-foot rabbit, this black and white volume reveals just how gullible and manipulative man can be.
Under the premise that Bizarro, Superman's moronic blockheaded doppelganger, has decided to publish his own comic book stories, this hardcover edition presents an irreverent collection of spiteful super hero tales. Taking shots at Batman, Wonder Woman, and the Green Lantern, this rare and hilarious sarcastic look at the super hero world includes comical tales of the search for a babysitter for a young Superman, Supergirl and Mary Marvel's troubles finding a good man, and the Man of Steel's hopeless battle with a Superman-hating creature dwelling on an orbiting space station.