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Villarrubia, José 1961-

Works: 133 works in 261 publications in 4 languages and 8,679 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works)  Juvenile works  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Young adult works  History  Horror comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Illustrator, clr, Artist, Creator, Photographer
Classifications: PN6728.B36, 741.5973
Publication Timeline
Publications about José Villarrubia
Publications by José Villarrubia
Most widely held works by José Villarrubia
Batman : year 100 by Paul Pope( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
In 2039, a federal agent has been murdered, Gotham has been invaded by federal agents out for blood, and Detective Gordon of the GCPD, grandson of the former commissioner, finds himself hunting an urban legend--the Batman!
Batman begins : the visual guide by Scott Beatty( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and Indonesian and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Bruce Wayne, fleeing his home after the murder of his parents, is transformed into Batman and returns to Gotham City to fight against injustice and corruption
Cuba : my revolution by Inverna Lockpez( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Believing in the promises of the Cuban Revolution, Sonya joins Castro's militia and becomes a medic, only to find herself imprisoned and tortured by her own comrades and later realizing that none of her efforts fall in line with Castro's regime
Sweet tooth by Jeff Lemire( Book )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
"'When they come and get you ... you don't never come back.' There are no good people left in the world. Gus is learning that the hard way. Gus thought the man called Jepperd was his protector, his friend. But then Jepperd brought him to a terrible place where half-animal hybrid children like Gus are kept in cages. A place where hard men conduct lethal experiments in a vain attempt to unravel the secret of the plague that has ravaged the world. These men sense that Gus is special. And they'll get to the bottom of what makes him that way ... by any means necessary. Meanwhile, Jepperd himself is a free man, who can roam the wastelands at will. But he can never forget the life he left behind. Now he's spiraling, heading down a self-destructive path ... and the tragedy he's worked so hard to bury, the tragedy that mad him what he is, waits for him at the bottom."--Publisher's description
Batman : Gotham County Line by Steve Niles( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Gotham City's tranquil suburbs are shattered by a string of murders that stumps the county sheriff. Batman steps in and realizes immediately that the murders are more than they seem. Solving them and nabbing the perp only begin clearing up the mystery. Sucked into ritualistic dark magic and pursued by zombies, Batman faces a puzzle that, defying logic, requires him to suspend disbelief. Niles' creepy psychological tale takes the Dark Knight down, if not new avenues, then some less-traveled roads
Spider-Man : Reign by Kaare Andrews( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Portuguese and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker feels there is nothing left to fight for and even forgets what it was like to don the red and blue and swing through the night sky, but everything changes when an old friend shows up on his doorstep, bearing a package and a message
Sweet tooth by Jeff Lemire( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
"'The end of the world was just the beginning for the boy called Gus. Born into a plague-ravaged wilderness, he's one of the human/animal hybrids who hold the promise of a cure in their veins. sold into captivity by a man he thought was his friend, Gus is now at the mercy of a ruthless militia who believe his past is the key to their future. And when they leave their fortified compound to hunt down Gus's history, an unlikely alliance may be his only chance to get out. Meanwhile, all that the man called Jepperd wants is to get back in. years ago Gus's captors took Jepperd's wife and baby from him, then forced him to betray Gus. Now he's out for bloody revenge, and he'll do anything to get it -- including joining forces with the crazed animal-worshipping cult that roams the wastelands. The question is, once Jepperd unleashes these wild men, can he ever put them back in their kennel? And when the secret of Gus's origin is uncovered, will he still be alive to learn it?"--P. [4] of cover
Gone to Amerikay by Derek McCulloch( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
"This sweeping, century-spanning graphic novel explores the vivid history of Irish émigrés to New York City via three intertwined tales, from a penniless woman raising a daughter alone in the Five Points slum of 1870, to a struggling young artist drawn to the nascent counterculture of 1960, the year America elected its first Irish-Catholic president."--Publisher's website
Aaron and Ahmed : a love story by Jay Cantor( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
"What causes terrorism? After his fiancee dies on 9/11, the question plagues Aaron Goodman. It makes him give up his career a a doctor to become an interrogator at Guantanamo Bay. It leads him to meme theory, as he wonders if there could be a cold science behind the conversion of people into suicide bombers. And ultimately, it brings him to Ahmed, a Gitmo prisoner who promises the answers to all of Aaron's questions."--Jacket
Age of Ultron by Brian Michael Bendis( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
The artificial intelligence known as Ultron has finally taken over planet Earth and defeated the superheroes, the few who remain are battered, broken, and desperate when Wolverine makes his own plan to defeat Ultron
Sweet tooth by Jeff Lemire( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
"They were hunted ... but they survived. The half-animal hybrid child called Gus and the big man called Jepperd have escaped the clutches of a brutal militia, with a ragtag band of scientists, survivors, and other hybrids in tow. Though the betrayals and sins of the past are fresh in their minds, an uneasy truce binds the group together. Now they head north to Alaska, where salvation from the sickness that slaughtered billions--and the mysterious condition that created Gus and his hybrid friends--may be found."--Page 4 of cover
Get Jiro! by Anthony Bourdain( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
In a not-too-distant future L.A. where master chefs rule the town like crime lords and people literally kill for a seat at the best restaurants, a bloody culinary war is raging
Sweet Tooth : Wild Game by Jeff Lemire( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Gus, Jepperd, and their friends journey to a remote Alaskan outpost seeking the source of the apocalypse, while a bad man named Abbott swears death on anyone standing between him and a cure for the plague that has nearly extinguished mankind
The invincible Iron Man by Matt Fraction( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
A dying Dr. Octopus presents Tony Stark with a challenge--cure him or else!--Tony teams up with Thor against a threat to the Earth from a badly terraformed Moon, and Pepper Potts faces her own demons while in hiding
X-Men legacy by Simon Spurrier( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
"Legion--the most powerful and unstable mutant in the world, and son to Professor Charles Xavier--finally attempts to tame his fractured mind, conquer his inner demons and embrace his father's legacy! First, Legion tries to help newly manifested mutant twins, exploited by a criminal cartel in Japan. But the twins have plans of their own, as do Legion's inner demons! Then, two new villains have begun plotting Legion's demise. But little does he know one of them is lurking within his own psyche, and the other is hiding among the X-Men themselves! Legion infiltrates the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning, but when he learns the demon in his brain has a horrifyingly familier face, can he and the X-Men help one another overcome it?"--Page 4 of cover
Thor by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
"The true origin of Thor's archenemy and Marvel's most unpredictable villain! He is the lie-smith; he is the shape-changer; he is the fire that burns. The God of Mischief and Trickery, Loki. Meet the mirthful, beloved young man that made all the Asgardians laugh ... until the first time he killed. Discover the gnarled roots of his twisted, unrelenting hatred of the Asgardians. And learn the chilling truth of why he'll never be stopped ..."
X-Men Legacy by Simon Spurrier( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
"Declining an invitation to join the X-Men, David Haller must now decide how to uphold his father's legacy. But will he be beckoned back to Westchester by his budding fascination with Blindfold? Legion and Blindfold go on a date--to the moon--but when Legion reveals his ulterior motive, will Blindfold leave him without a goodnight kiss? Plus: Desperate to learn whether the predictions he'll destroy mutantkind are true, Legion makes a deal with the devil in his own mind to find answers. But what terrifying truth would drive David to undergo a procedure that would remove his mutant powers? And is he aware the mastermind behind it all possesses his deceased father's brain?! Beware the Red Skull!"--Cover
Ultimate Comics by Jonathan Hickman( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
The Ultimates are S.H.I.E.L.D.'s finest fighting force, all too often the only thing keeping the world from disaster. But when the walls of the mysterious city open up and the hyper-evolved Children of Tomorrow spill out, the Ultimates suddenly find themselves powerless against an unbeatable enemy. As even Thor's Asgardian brethren fall before the Children, the God of Thunder makes a startling discovery about this incredible new threat - which might not be such a new threat after all. Collecting: Ultimate Comics Ultimates 1-6
Spider-man by Zeb Wells( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Introduces boy genius Otto Octavius and his development into an scientist who, during a laboratory accident, had robotic arms permanently grafted to his body. The accident affected his mind and he turned to crime to fund his research. Includes the mad doctor's first meeting with Spider-Man
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Alternative Names
José Villarrubia Artist
José Villarrubia Spaans fotograaf
José Villarrubia Spanish artist
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