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Novak, Jim

Overview
Works: 98 works in 123 publications in 1 language and 2,391 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Comics (Graphic works)  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Science fiction comics  Superhero comics  Fiction  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Action and adventure comics  Young adult works 
Roles: Artist
Classifications: PN6727.W56, 741.5973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jim Novak
Wolverine : Weapon X by Barry Windsor-Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mutant, monster ... or machine? Abducted, dehumanized and stripped to his core, Wolverine is reduced to a weapon of mass destruction in legendary writer/artist Barry Windsor-Smith's classic saga!"--Back cover
X-Men by Jo Duffy( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the pages of X-Factor: Madrox and Siryn! From the pages of New Mutants: Sunspot and Warlock! From the pages of X-Force: the Vanisher and Boom-Boom! Mix these six unlikely allies with Devil Dinosaur, super-strong lobsters and some teenage runaways, and you've got the Fallen Angels! What wonders await these strange heroes of Beat Street in the paradise of Coconut Grove?!
The amazing Spider-Man by Roger Stern( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fan-favorite creators Roger Stern and John Romita Jr. spin some of their most startling Spidey stories! When one of Marvel's most terrifying tag-teams challenges the Wall-Crawler, it's Spidey vs. Cobra and Mr. Hyde in a grueling grudge match of epic proportions! Then, Spider-Man investigates the Sinister Brand Corporation, and finds himself caught between the wily Will o' the Wisp and arachnid assassin the Tarantula--and one of those two villains won't survive Brand's machinations! Can Spidey save the day and shut down the corrupt corporation-- or will he barely be able to escape with his skin intact! Plus: a soul-searching retrospective starring the stupendous Stilt-Man and the debut of Monica Rambeau, the second Captain Marvel, in a scintillating saga guest-starring the Avengers! It's mayhem, monsters, mutations and mysteries!"--Page 4 of cover
Star-Lord : guardian of the galaxy by Steve Englehart( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After aliens murdered Peter Quill's mother, he became an astronaut, hoping to find the killers and take revenge -- until a fateful encounter with the Master of the Sun unlocked Quill's true destiny! Now -- as the intergalactic policeman Star-Lord -- Quill faces alien slavers, space pirates, world-destroying ships, ancient space arks, vengeful beast-men, winged cloud-riders, symbiotic planetoids and more! But how is the Master of the Sun connected to the aliens who killed Quill's mother? Plus: Peer into the future and witness the adventures of the second Star-Lord, Sinjin Quarrel!
Doctor Strange & Doctor Doom : triumph & torment by Roger Stern( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year on Midsummer's Eve, Victor von Doom clashes with the forces of evil in a vain attempt to free his mother's soul from Hell. Only when Doctor Stephen Strange is finally convinced to join the fight does Doom have any hope of altering the outcome in his favor. The unlikely allies must first journey to Mephisto's infernal realm...where they find that the cost of one soul may be more than they are willing to pay! Re-presenting perhaps the greatest Doctor Doom story ever told, along with a host of extras--including a prologue in which Doom considers becoming Doctor Strange's apprentice--and rare short stories by legendary artist Mike Mignola starring Doctors Strange and Doom's ever-unpredictable ally, the Sub-Mariner!--Publisher description
X-Men origins by Mike Carey( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First, meet Angelica Jones in an adaptation of her classic cartoon debut alongside best buds Spider-Man and Iceman, then get her full stroy as she blazes her way into the world of the X-Men
Classics G.I. Joe by Larry Hama( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reacquaint yourself with Hawk, Scarlett, Stalker, Rock 'n Roll and the other original Joes, including the popular but enigmatic Snake Eyes. Witness the first daring attempts of the villainous Cobra Commander and his minions to cause havoc around the world, only to have the Joes thwarting them at every turn. Relive your first tours of 'The Pit', G.I. Joe's command center, and Springfield, U.S.A., a quiet suburban town with a dark secret. Also presented here are the first appearances of the October Guard and Kwinn the Eskimo. Writer Larry Hama, the man irrevocably linked to G.I. Joe, guided the team for over 10 years as a writer. He is joined by an array of artists, including Herb Trimpe, Mike Vosburg, and Don Perlin. This action-packed volume collects the classic Marvel Comics G.I. Joe #1 to 10
Incredible Hulk by Bill Mantlo( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Banished to the mysterious and dangerous Crossroads by Dr. Strange, the Hulk fights his way back from the edge of insanity; battles the U-Foes, the N'Garai, Klaatu, the Puffball Collective and more; fights along-side newfound friends like the Lady of Life in the City of Death; and comes face to face with three aspects of his own shattered psyche as Bruce Banner struggles to reassert control over his savage alter ego and come to terms with his haunted past! Plus: The story of Banner's birth, and how his tragic childhood shaped the monster within, is revealed! And longtime Incredible Hulk artist Sal Buscema wraps up his decade-long run! The Jade Giant is truly at the crossroads of his life!"--Back cover
Fantastic Four visionaries by John Byrne( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of Galactus by Marv Wolfman( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Fantastic Four have been fighting Skrulls since their second issue; and somehow it just never gets old--unlike the FF themselves! An aging ray has three-quarters of the foursome of death's door, but they'll fight the Skrulls to the finish alongside Nova and the Champions of Xandar! Then the Sphinx is ready to conquer the world, and Mister Fantastic knows of only one opponent who can stop him: Galactus who just wants to destroy the world instead! Includes the first appearances of Terrax the Tamer and H.E.R.B.I.E. the Robot, and featuring Spider-Man, Medusa, S.H.I.E.L.D. and cameos from across history!"--Dust jacket
X-Men : Children of the atom by Joe Casey( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of teenagers with superior genetics are recruited and educated by Professor Charles Xavier to become the superheros known as the X-Men
Wolverine classic by Peter David( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He's the best there is at what he does--but what if he doesn't remember how to do it? Investigation of an eerie agenda leaves Wolverine without even his altered memories, but could the loss of his old life be his only hope for peace? Plus, secrets of Wolverine's past are revealed in Madripoor, Japan and an adventure in baby-sitting that hints at a stranger Wolverine origin than any seen before! Guest-starring the New Mutants!"--Page 4 of cover
The Inhumans by Ann Nocenti( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hidden from the eyes of the ancient Inhuman leaders, Queen Medusa gives secret birth to King Black Bolt's son, Ahura--but will the newborn heir apparent be a blessing or a curse? Then, experience the revolt of the Inhumans' genetically bred servitors, the Alpha Primitives, and the creation of the god-like Trikon in the untold story that led to the Fantastic Four's discovery of the Inhuman race! How was Medusa lost to the world of man, and how did Black Bolt's insane brother Maximus the Mad usurp the throne? If you've read the Inhumans' classic Silver Age debut, you only know half the story! Guest-starring Quicksilver and the Fantastic Four!"--Back cover
Assassin by Frank Miller( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two of comics' most lauded creators join forces to bring you a tale that plunges you into the dark psyche of Marvel's most lethal lovely--Elektra: Assassin! Here again is the story of Daredevil's favorite femme fatale as she embarks on a game of deadly cat and mouse, with no less than the political health of the free world at stake
Fantastic Four visionaries by John Byrne( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reed Richards! Ben Grimm! Sue Richards! Johnny Storm! Together they braved the unknown terrors of outer space and were changed into something more than human! Mr. Fantastic! The Thing! The Invisible Girl! The Human Torch! And now the world will never be the same!"--Publisher description
Essential( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first part of Spider-Woman's career concludes as her collection of challenges and crises is completed! Some of Marvel's most stupendous scribes set the heroine against Morgan le Fay, the Viper, Gypsy Moth and other fearsome foes, forgotten or otherwise! Plus: the first appearances of X-Factor's Siryn and X-Force's Caliban! But after tearing through a gauntlet of magicians, mad scientists, murder and mystery, what final fate awaits the webbed wonder?
Fantastic Four visionaries by John Byrne( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seventh collection of the adventures of the Fantastic Four that were written and illustrated by John Byrne, originally published in 1985 and 1986
Essential( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dormammu, Ikonn, Tiboro, Ningal, the Dweller in Darkness, names to conjure with - literally! Yet, they're only a few of the occult enemies who confront Stephen Strange, Sorcerer Supreme, challenged by Baron Mordo, the Eye Killers, and sorcerers from across the world and throughout the dimensions! Weirdness awaits in the Realm of the Shadowqueen and an unfallen Roman Empire, but with Nightmare and D'Spayre around, the human psyche may be the deadliest battleground of all! Plus, the mystery of Murdoch Adams, Monster Hunter! With the Man-Thing, Brother Voodoo, and Namor the Sub-Mariner, plus the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, and the Howling Commandos! Featuring rare horror work by genre legend Howard Chaykin!"--Page 2 of cover
Essential by Mike Baron( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mobsters, terrorists, neo-Nazis, religious fanatics, armored killers; no one's too tough for the Punisher! Follow the trail of blood as Frank Castle's war on crime takes him across the country, south of the border, back to school and Down Under! Plus: The Man With Lots Of Guns vs. the Man Without Fear in a crossover with Daredevil! And who will live and die when the Punisher leads what might be the world's shortest-lived crime-fighting team against the Kingpin of Crime? With Typhoid Mary and a cameo by the X-Men!"--Page 4 of cover
The savage sword of Conan by Don Kraar( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After many journeys trading his feared sword arm for gold, Conan returns to the land of his birth, Cimmeria, only to find his family murdered and his sister enslaved by a ruthless rival clan. While the mighty slayer cannot bring back the dead, he can still mete out a terrible vengeance, but can even a warrior as skilled and merciless as Conan take on an entire clan whose treacherous hands hold a blade to his sister's throat?"--Publisher's website
 
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Wolverine : Weapon X
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X-MenClassics G.I. JoeFantastic Four visionariesIn search of GalactusX-Men : Children of the atomWolverine classicFantastic Four visionariesEssential