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Villarrubia, José 1961-

Works: 160 works in 212 publications in 2 languages and 7,124 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Fiction  Young adult works  History 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Artist, 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 )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 521 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 440 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 )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 343 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
Batman : Gotham County Line by Steve Niles( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 317 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 held by 292 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
Gone to Amerikay by Derek McCulloch( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 255 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 253 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
Sweet tooth by Jeff Lemire( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 250 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
Sweet tooth by Jeff Lemire( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 199 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
Superman : return of doomsday ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Doomsday is the unstoppable force of evil that once killed the Man of Steel. He has returned to Metropolis and is targeting the other heroes and villains from the original Reign of the Supermen story but there's something different about Doomsday -- something even the Justice League of America might not be prepared for! Discover the shocking secret of his ultimate goal in attacking all these members of the Super-family
The invincible Iron Man by Matt Fraction( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 171 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
Sweet tooth by Jeff Lemire( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 166 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."--P. [4] of cover
Spider-man by Zeb Wells( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 156 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
Sweet Tooth : Wild Game by Jeff Lemire( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 149 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
X-Men legacy by Simon Spurrier( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 147 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?" --p.[4] of cover
Thor by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 145 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 )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 144 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 144 libraries worldwide
"Iron Man, Thor and Hawkeye form the core of the Ultimates-- S.HiI.E.L.D.'s finest fighting force, all too often the only thing keeping the world from total 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" -- p. [4] of cover
Sweet tooth by Jeff Lemire( Book )
in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Thor by Bryan J. L Glass( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
While on a hiking trip in Norway, doctor Donald Blake becomes strangely connected to Thor, the banished God of Asgard, and must help him battle Thor's devious half-brother Loki
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