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Heroes & villains : a photographic odyssey into the fantastic world of cosplay

Author: Andrew Boyle
Publisher: Melbourne, Australia : Smith Street Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Photographs depict the people who attended New York Comic-Con in 2016, including professionals, persons from the entertainment world, and fans, some in costume and some not, with quotations from some of the participants.
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
Comics (Graphic works)
Conference papers and proceedings
Graphic novels
Superhero comic books, strips, etc
Wit and humor, Pictorial
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Boyle
ISBN: 1925418456 9781925418453
OCLC Number: 1003291733
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
What is Cosplay and Why Do People Do It? --
Capes & Cowls: The Fearless Heroes of Comic Book & Cartoon Universes --
The Assembly of Rogues: Diabolical Arch-Nemeses from Comic Books & Saturday Morning Cartoons --
Legends of Anime & Manga: Idols of Animated & Illustrated Worlds --
Realms of Screen & Sound: Television, Film, Music, Stage & Beyond --
Cartridge Crusaders: Heroic Saviors & Unscupulous Plunderers of Gaming.
Other Titles: Heroes and villains
Responsibility: Andrew Boyle.

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"Ever wonder about all the "crazy" fans who dress up like their favorite superheroes? Maybe you're one of them! Andrew Boyle spent three years photographing and interviewing the intense fans at New Read more...

 
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