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Roshell, John

Overview
Works: 52 works in 98 publications in 1 language and 2,773 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works)  Fiction  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Young adult works  Horror comic books, strips, etc  Science fiction comics  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN6728.A79, 741.5973
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Roshell
Publications by John Roshell
Most widely held works by John Roshell
Origin by Bill Jemas( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 530 libraries worldwide
Since his introduction in 1975, Wolverine's past has been shrouded in mystery ... until now. This story finally answers the questions: Who is Wolverine? How did he get his name? and What tragic events made him the man he is today? This collection features the sold-out six-issue series plus behind-the-scene information about the development of this story
Kurt Busiek's Astro City by Kurt Busiek( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Steeljak, the Steel-Jacketed Man, is paroled from prison and sets off in search of a peaceful life, until his past begins to catch up with him
The Autumnlands by Kurt Busiek( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
"When the wizards of the Autumnlands reach through time to bring back a legendary hero, they don't get the savior they expected. But in a shattered, besieged city, he's their only hope of survival-and possibly their entire world's, as well"--
The wizard's tale by Kurt Busiek( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Bafflerog Rumplewhisker, the wizard, is commanded to find the Book of Worse to ensure evil's eternal domination of the land of Ever-Night
Overwatch : anthology by Robert Brooks( Book )
1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
"This collection of twelve short stories depicts the backstories of Overwatch's heroes"--
The Autumnlands by Kurt Busiek( Book )
5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
"When the wizards of the Autumnlands reach through time to bring back a legendary hero, they don't get the savior they expected. But in a shattered, besieged city, he's their only hope of survival-and possibly their entire world's, as well"--Publisher description
Hulk : gray by Jeph Loeb( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Bruce Banner's life is changed forever when he transforms into his alter ego, the Hulk, and confesses his love to Betty Ross, the daughter of his mortal enemy, General "Thunderbolt" Ross
Wolverine : origin : the complete collection ( Book )
1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
"The full story of Marvel's most mystery-shrouded mutant, revealed at last! Long before he became an X-Man, before he was transformed by Weapon X, he was a boy named James Howlett. But what tragedy could strike that would set him on the path to becoming the ferocious Wolverine? Follow young James from a life of privilege and that fateful fi rst "snikt," through the devastating events that rip him from his family and ultimately drive him into the wilderness. There, in the snowy wilds of Canada, the feral young man now known as Logan will encounter another mutant very much like him, also torn between man and animal. One who could be his greatest ally - or his fiercest foe."--Amazon.com
Astro City by Kurt Busiek( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
"In this new ASTRO CITY collection, the spotlight falls on Quarrel and Crackerjack as they face a real crisis: what does an aging crimefighter do when time starts to take its toll? Plus, a look into Quarrel's origins - and the end of the line for one of Astro City's most stalwart heroes. And what's a talking gorilla to do when he's always wanted to be a drummer in a rock & roll band? That's right, you go to Astro City. But from there, well, things are never all that simple"--
Astro City : confession by Kurt Busiek( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
"Brian Kinney has left his rural home, seeking adventure in the big city - Astro City. After working his way into the super-hero scene as a busboy and waiter, Brian attracts the attention of Astro City's vigilante Confessor. Dubbed Alter Boy, Brian becomes the Confessors sidekick. While Astro City suffers under the looming threat of a serial killer on the loose and the city government moves to ban super heroes altogether, Brian questions the actions of his mentor. If that weren't enough, there just may be an alien invasion looming!"--
Astro City : reflections by Kurt Busiek( Book )
4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
"In this two-part graphic novel, first a look in at Steeljack--from "The Tarnished Angel," one of ASTRO CITY's most popular stories--and how he's been getting by the last few years. When he's hired by a femme fatale from his past, he'll wind up in deep trouble, with no one to turn to. Then, a spotlight on three generations of Jack-in-the-Box, as the second Jack-in-the-Box's son must decide whether to follow in the family footsteps or take another path. Also featuring the Trouble Boys, Mister Drama, the Weirdies and more"--
Displaced persons by Derek McCulloch( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
"San Francisco, the twentieth century: In 1939, a private detective searches for a missing heiress. In 1969, twin brothers approach a drug heist from opposite sides of the law. And in 1999, a woman slowly comes to realize the terrible danger she faces in her own home. [A] riveting tale of murder, love, crime, friendship, betrayal, and just the slightest bit of time travel"--
Kurt Busiek's Astro city : family album by Kurt Busiek( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
"A family album is a collection not just of faces, but of moments. Of treasured memories. And Astro City's family album is no exception. Acclaimed creators Kurt Busiek, Brent Anderson and Alex Ross invite you into a world of superheroes, monsters and other wonders, to let you walk the streets, breathe the air, share in some of the city's greatest moments ... and make them your treasured memories, too. A new family's first day in town. A world-famous hero takes on the fourth grade. A crimefighter and his wife face a momentous decision about the future. An unlikely entertainment legend reflects on his tumultuous life. And the perfect crime turns out ... not so perfect"--Page 4 of cover
The Autumnlands by Kurt Busiek( Book )
in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
"When a secret conclave of wizards brings a legendary hero back from the forgotten past to save their dying world, they get a champion unlike anything they expected, and trigger a crisis none of them may survive."--Back cover of Volume 1
Astro City : Victory by Kurt Busiek( Book )
3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
"A major new epic begins featuring Winged Victory, Samaritan, and the Confessor, three of Astro City's most popular heroes. When criminal charges are brought against Winged Victory, the Confessor must investigate and it leads to open combat with Samaritan! Can Astro City's three greatest heroes find a way to work together against this mystery threat? Plus, Winged Victory's origin is revealed at last! Collects ASTRO CITY #7-10 and ASTRO CITY VISITOR'S GUIDE #1"--
Astro City : honor guard by Kurt Busiek( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
"A monster's-eye-view of heroes, fear, battle and more, as the Living Nightmare--the embodiment of fear itself--goes up against the Honor Guard, and all its secrets come to light. A story that could change the team forever. And half of them just got new costumes, too. Meanwhile, Starfighter has been enjoying a hero's reward for decades. But with dark forces stirring in the cosmos, will he be called back to action? Or are there other paths? A look into the past, present and future of Astro City's cosmic guardian, featuring guest artist Jes
Elephantmen by Richard Starkings( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
"They were genetically engineered to be supra-human weapons of mass destruction, but ultimately dismissed collectively as Elephantmen. Hip Flask, Ebony Hide and Obadiah Horn count amongst their number; wounded animals who, despite their differences and origins, must live in the world of man"--
Kurt Busiek's Astro City : confession by Kurt Busiek( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
A small-town boy comes to the wondrous metropolis of Astro City in hopes of becoming one of its renowned superheroes and finds himself face to face with its dark side
Astro City : the dark age by Kurt Busiek( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 35 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
Astro City by Kurt Busiek( Book )
1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
"The son of a superhero must choose his future. A lawyer faces challenges far beyond any human court. A long-forgotten villain has a chance at finding new glory. And a cat may be the difference between life and death for a frightened child. Heroes...all around you. In Astro City, where the general public walks side by side with heroes, villains, monsters and more, the ordinary and the extraordinary are never far apart."--
 
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Alternative Names
JG 1970-....
JG (Comic book letterer)
Roshell, John G.
Languages
English (55)
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