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Goyer, David S.

Overview
Works: 280 works in 816 publications in 7 languages and 27,279 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Interviews  Film and video adaptations  Science fiction films  Batman films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Director, Scenarist, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Conceptor, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about David S Goyer
 
Most widely held works by David S Goyer
The dark knight by Christopher Nolan( Visual )
43 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 3,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin and laughter characterize his emotional and mental instability, becomes a dangerous adversary that Batman seeks to stop at all costs
Batman begins by Christopher Nolan( Visual )
47 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armoured suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right
Man of steel by Henry Cavill( Visual )
36 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind
Jumper by Guthrie CSD( Visual )
27 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David is a Jumper who can teleport himself anywhere in the world, which creates a fun and exciting life. Things turn deadly when David finds himself pursued by a secret organization sworn to kill Jumpers. He forms an uneasy alliance with another Jumper and becomes a player in a war that has been raging for thousands of years
Blade by Stephen Norrington( Visual )
28 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Wesley Snipes stars as the tortured soul Blade -- half man, half immortal. Blade sharpens his lethal skills under the guidance of Whistler (Kris Kristofferson), his mentor, guardian, and fellow hunter of the night. When the bloodthirsty Immortals' lord, Deacon Frost (Stephen Dorff), declares war on the human race, Blade is humanity's last hope for survival." -- Container
Blade II by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legendary "daywalker" Blade must join forces with a high-powered team of vampires to take on a fearsom threat more deadly than either has seen before. These unlikely allies must stop a race of super-vampires intent on destroying everyone in their path - human or vampire
Ghost Rider spirit of vengeance ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnny Blaze is still struggling with his curse as the devil's bounty hunter. However, he may risk everything as he teams up with the leader of a group of rebel monks to save a young boy from the devil, and possibly rid himself of his curse forever
Dark city by Alex Proyas( Visual )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When John Murdoch wakes with no memory at the scene of a grisly murder, he soon finds himself hunted by the police, a woman claiming to be his wife, and a mysterious group of pale men
Blade Trinity by David S Goyer( Visual )
34 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of vampires resurrect "Drake" the all-powerful Count Dracula. Teaming up with the Nightstalkers, a group of similar-minded hunters, Blade is ready for battle. A scientist creates a potion that can kill Drake and the entire bloodsucking race
Heaven's shadow by David S Goyer( Book )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An object one hundred miles across, originating from Octans constellation, on a trajectory for our sun. Now its journey is almost over. And humanity's journey is about to begin. As the Near-Earth Object--dubbed "Keanu"--approaches, two manned vehicles race through almost half a million kilometers of space to reach it first and land on the frozen, desolate surface: NASA's Destiny, originally designed for flights to the Moon and Mars, and the untested lunar ship Brahma, representing the Russian-Chinese-Indian Coalition. Both crews have orders to do whatever it takes to triumphantly claim Keanu as their own. But when the competing missions both arrive on the contested entity, they find that Keanu is much more than a simple rock hurtling through the blackness. It has been sent toward Earth for a reason... A vastly more intelligent race is desperately attempting to communicate with our primitive species. And their interstellar courier carries a message that the very core of humanity has responded to since time began"--
The invisible by David S Goyer( Visual )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick Powell is a handsome young writer with a bright future. Then one tragic night he is brutally attacked and left for dead. But Nick is really not dead, yet. He is trapped in a ghostly limbo where no one can see or hear him except Annie and she might be the one person who is able to save him. They must work quickly together to solve the mystery of his murder before it is too late, and Nick's chance to live again is lost forever
Batman ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six spellbinding chapters chronicling Batman's transformation from the novice crimefighter to the Dark Knight. These globe-spanning adventures pit Batman against many criminal elements, including, the fearsome Scarecrow, the freakish Killer Croc, and the unerring marksman Deadshot. Using an arsenal of high-tech gadgetry developed by Wayne Industries, Batman's ethical boundaries exist only where he chooses to place them, causing some to fear his power
The Dark knight rises : Batman versus Bane by Jodi Huelin( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Batman battles his toughest enemy yet--Bane. Will the Dark Knight rise to the challenge and save Gotham City?
The unborn by David S Goyer( Visual )
15 editions published in 2009 in 5 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Casey Beldon has become plagued by merciless dreams, visions of strange looking dogs, and an evil child with bright blue eyes. After being hit with a mirror by her neighbor's son, Casey's eyes begin to change color and she learns she had a twin brother who died in the womb. Casey begins to suspect that the spirit haunting her is the soul of her dead twin who became possessed by a malevolent spirit known as dybbuk. The spirit wants to be born so it can transfer to the world of the living. Casey meets a woman named Sofi who explains that as a child, she had a twin brother who was killed in Nazi experiments and he was brought back to life by a dybbuk who intended to use his body as a portal into the world of the living. Sofi killed the dybbuk and now it haunts her family for revenge. Sofi refers Casey to Rabbi Sendak who can perform a Jewish exorcism to remove the dybbuk. The exorcism is performed, but things go awry as the dybbuk tries to stop the ritual from being completed. The dybbuk disappears after the exorcism and soon afterward, Casey learns she is pregnant with twins
Heaven's war by David S Goyer( Book )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this sequel to "Heaven's Shadow," it has been discovered that the asteroid Keanu is not in fact a space object, but a massive interstellar ship built by aliens. Now, humanity has begun to colonize the ship
The dark knight rises by Christopher Nolan( Visual )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent Act
Man of Steel : Superman's superpowers by Lucy Rosen( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Clark Kent has a secret. He is Superman, and it's up to him to use his superpowers to save the world!"--
Heaven's fall by David S Goyer( Book )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty years have passed since the mysterious Near-Earth Object nicknamed Keanu appeared in the night sky and transported an assortment of humans from all over Earth into its interior. There they discovered that Keanu was an immense long-range spaceship-- and they were not its only inhabitants. Now Keanu has reestablished contact with Earth, and discovered that the Reivers have, in fact, taken over the planet, placing most of the population under their dominion. A few scattered pockets of humanity, constantly in danger of being assimilated, have mounted a resistance. But their only hope for victory may yet be somewhere inside the NEO
Da Vinci's demons ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a world where thought and faith are controlled, one man fights to set knowledge free. Leonardo Da Vinci is tortured by a gift of superhuman genius. He finds himself in a conflict between truth and lies, religion and reason, past and future. His quest for knowledge nearly becomes his undoing, but Da Vinci's genius prevails and he emerges as an unstoppable force that lifts an entire era out of darkness and propels it into light
Batman begins : the junior novel by Peter Lerangis( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The origin of Batman is revealed for the first time and this novelization of the movie Batman bgins will catch every moment of excitement about Gotham City's most mysterious crime fighter
 
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Goyer, David.
Goyer, David 1965-
Goyer, David S.
Goyer, David S. 1965-...
Goyer, David Samuel
Goyer, David Samuel 1965-
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English (315)
French (22)
Spanish (14)
German (12)
Multiple languages (4)
Italian (3)
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