WorldCat Identities

Ross, Alex 1970-

Works: 172 works in 426 publications in 8 languages and 14,129 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Scenarist, Creator, Contributor, Interviewer
Classifications: PN6728.J87, 741.5973
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Alex Ross
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Most widely held works by Alex Ross
Kurt Busiek's Astro city : life in the big city by Kurt Busiek( Book )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects the first six volumes of the comic-book series "Astro City," which chronicles the hopes, dreams, and trials of ordinary people and superheroes in a city with a long history of protection from such powerful figures as Samaritan and Winged Victory
Kingdom come by Mark Waid( Book )
36 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kingdom Come-the critically acclaimed Elseworlds saga by Mark Waid and Alex Ross-has been collected into a single-volume hardcover, produced by DC Comics and Graphitti Designs. With the addition of 12 new pages of story and art, previously available only in the deluxe slipcase edition, the hardcover edition offers readers the complete version of the DC Universe's ultimate battle. An extensive 18 page design section includes some of Ross's exhaustive preliminary character illustrations, cover legends, a key to cameo appearances, trading-card art and art originally designed for promotional use
Justice by Jim Krueger( Book )
43 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Even though it seems a villain vs. heroes story, there is an ominous sense of something larger at hand. The JLA is taken out of commission and Lex Luthor and his allies become the new guardians of humanity
Marvels by Kurt Busiek( Book )
38 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marvel Comics brings back Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross' fully painted retelling of key moments in the birth of the Marvel Universe, as seen through the eyes of an innocent bystander
Superman : peace on earth by Alex Ross( Book )
6 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comics painter Alex Ross and writer Paul Dini, both among the most acclaimed talents in the field, join forces to create an unusual look at the world's greatest super-hero and his attempt to improve the world. This volume is as much illustrated prose as it is comics; the emphasis here is on captions over word balloons
Justice Society of America by Geoff Johns( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world's first super-team is renewed by a new generation of heroes, promising to uphold the legacy of their predecessors and inspire other heroes across the world. This volume focuses on the individual members of the team. Nathan Heywood, the grandson of Commander Steel, awakens to find himself transformed into the team's newest member, Citizen Steel. All American powerhouse Liberty Belle races to stop the Justice Society's troubled young recruit, Damage, from making the worst mistake of his life. Plus, the secrets of 52 begin to reveal themselves to the Justice Society
The Escapists by Brian K Vaughan( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wizard Top Ten and multiple Eisner Award-winning writer Brian K. Vaughan tells the tale of three aspiring comics creators with big dreams, small cash, and publishing rights to one forgotten Golden Age hero - The Escapist! Inspired by Michael Chabon's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, this is Vaughan's love letter to his chosen medium, a story about what it takes to start out with nothing in Cleveland, Ohio and end up with a comic so hot a major corporation wants to steal it from you! Brilliantly interweaving the lives of the creators with the world of their creation, artists Steve Rolston and Philip Bond bring the comic-booking trio Maxwell Roth, Case Weaver, and Denny Jones to life, while the inimitable Jason Shawn Alexander and Eduardo Barreto illustrate the thrilling trials and exciting extrications of the new - and old - Escapist!
JLA, secret origins by Alex Ross( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Superman. Batman. Wonder Woman. The Flash. Green Lantern. Aquaman. Martian Manhunter. Green Arrow. Hawkman. The Atom. Plastic Man. Shazam! Together they are known as the Justice League of America."--Cover page 4
Astro City : the dark age by Kurt Busiek( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Collecting the first eight chapters of the 16-part 'Dark Age' saga, revealing the history of Astro City and shedding light on some of its greatest heroes! Book One, now in trade paperback, takes place in the early 1970s and follows two brothers-- with one becoming a hero and the other taking a far different path. Along the way, the long-standing secret tale of the Silver Agent and his fate is told at last, as the story shifts back to the 1950s and what made the Williams brothers turn out so differently"--Publisher's web site
Justice Society of America : thy kingdom come : part three by Geoff Johns( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world's greatest super-heroes by Paul Dini( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of comics about the members of the Justice League of America as they attempt to eradicate global problems in different parts of the world
Star Wars by Brian Wood( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Princess Leia forms a stealth squadron of her best pilots--including Luke Skywalker--to expose a spy and find the Rebel Alliance a safe home
Liberty and justice : together they are the Justice League of America by Paul Dini( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In JLA: liberty and justice, the league confronts a threat from space, but a much different menace from those they have faced before. This new danger arrives on our planet in the form of an alien disease ..."--P. [4] of cover
U.S. Uncle Sam by Steve Darnall( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A graphic novel satirizing the history of the United States. It follows Uncle Sam as he attends various events over the centuries, from a massacre of Indians to a demonstration by striking workers. The novel contrasts his words with what he really means
Indiana Jones omnibus ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Known to his university colleagues as the preeminent archaeologist Dr. Henry Jones Jr., the rest of the world knows him by another name-- Indiana Jones, greatest adventurer of the twentieth century! Indiana Jones faces a race against the Nazis to recover artifacts like the Golden Fleece, the Philosopher's Stone, and the Spear of Destiny. He faces legendary monster, ancient cults and armies of the undead
Wonder Woman : spirit of truth by Paul Dini( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Working as an ambassador to the human world, Amazon princess Diana, a.k.a. Wonder Woman, is dismayed and hurt when her offers of aid are rejected due to her appearance, causing her to request the advice of Clark Kent
The kingdom by Mark Waid( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continuing to look at a possible future of the DC Universe and it heroes, the young boy who survived the holocaust that consumed the farmlands of Kansas has grown up and judged Superman at fault for the destruction that he lived through. Using newly granted powers, Gog has set out on a mission to remove Superman from existence throughout all of time. Now it is up to the children of Batman, Robin, Flash, and Plastic Man to work together to save the Man of Steel and the world from the madman's quest
Astro City : Through Open Doors by Kurt Busiek( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson launch their next epic in the world of Astro City when a mysterious door appears, heralding the arrival of the Ambassador. But when an ordinary man is caught in a cosmic conflict, it is up to favorites like Samaritan and Honor Guard, as well as new heroes, to rise to the occasion and save the world! Astro City #1-6"--
Astro City : the dark age by Kurt Busiek( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astro City is a shining metropolis on a hill where super-heroes patrol the skies. However, things were not always as bright as they are today. In the early 1970's, in the wake of a global catastrophe, two brothers, one good and one evil must deal with family secrets and social upheaval, involving heroes from Jack-In-the-Box to the Blue Knight and the unsettling events leading to the final fate of the mysterious Silver Agent
Batman : war on crime by Alex Ross( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Batman tells his own story in this oversized, graphic novel, chronicling his lonely, all-too-human crusade to better the lives of the citizens of Gotham City. Full color
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.07 for Indiana Jo ... to 1.00 for Mythology ...)
Alternative Names
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Ross, Nelson Alexander
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English (166)
French (10)
Spanish (10)
Italian (5)
German (4)
Danish (2)
Polish (1)
Dutch (1)