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Rex Libris. I, librarian

Author: James Turner
Publisher: San Jose, CA : SLG Pub., [2007]
Series: Rex Libris, v.1.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The astonishing story of the incomparable Rex Libris, Head Librarian at Middleton Public Library. From ancient Egypt, where his beloved Hypatia was murdered, to the farthest reaches of the galaxy in search of overdue books, Rex upholds his vow to fight the forces of ignorance and darkness. Wearing his super thick bottle glasses and armed with an arsenal of high technology weapons, he strikes fear into recalcitrant  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Science fiction comic books, strips, etc
Comic books, strips, etc
Humor
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Turner
ISBN: 9781593620622 1593620624
OCLC Number: 163581716
Notes: Cover title.
"Rex Libris Volume One: I, Librarian collects issues #1-5 of the SLG series Rex Libris"--Prelim. p.
The astonishing story of the incomparable Rex Libris, Head Librarian at Middleton Public Library. From ancient Egypt, where his beloved Hypatia was murdered, to the farthest reaches of the galaxy in search of overdue books, Rex upholds his vow to fight the forces of ignorance and darkness. Wearing his super thick bottle glasses and armed with an arsenal of high technology weapons, he strikes fear into recalcitrant borrowers, and can take on virtually any foe from zombies to renegade literary characters.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: chapter 1. I, librarian --
chapter 2. Labyrinth of literature --
chapter 3. Leap of faith --
chapter 4. Battle on Benzine! --
chapter 5. Tea with Vaglox.
Series Title: Rex Libris, v.1.
Other Titles: Rex Libris (Comic strip)
Responsibility: [written and illustrated by James Turner].

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Wearing his super thick bottle glasses, and armed with high technology weapons, Rex Libris strikes fear into recalcitrant borrowers. In this first collection, Rex must confront the Space Warlord  Read more...

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The truth about librarians

by andrw (WorldCat user published 2008-08-31) Very Good Permalink

Finally, an author brave enough to expose the secret lives of librarians and the libraries that employ them! James Turner's bold comic-format chronicle of one of information science's greatest heroes goes beyond entertainment and shamelessly embrasses teh bibliophile in us all. Librarians stand tall!

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