Dog Man 1-3

The Epic Collection

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Author: Dav Pilkey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781338230642

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 7916

Myths of the Dog-Man

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Author: David Gordon White

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226895093

Category: Religion

Page: 334

View: 3711

"An impressive and important cross-cultural study that has vast implications for history, religion, anthropology, folklore, and other fields. . . . Remarkably wide-ranging and extremely well-documented, it covers (among much else) the following: medieval Christian legends such as the 14th-century Ethiopian Gadla Hawaryat (Contendings of the Apostles) that had their roots in Parthian Gnosticism and Manichaeism; dog-stars (especially Sirius), dog-days, and canine psychopomps in the ancient and Hellenistic world; the cynocephalic hordes of the ancient geographers; the legend of Prester John; Visvamitra and the Svapacas ("Dog-Cookers"); the Dog Rong ("warlike barbarians") during the Xia, Shang, and Zhou periods; the nochoy ghajar (Mongolian for "Dog Country") of the Khitans; the Panju myth of the Southern Man and Yao "barbarians" from chapter 116 of the History of the Latter Han and variants in a series of later texts; and the importance of dogs in ancient Chinese burial rites. . . . Extremely well-researched and highly significant."—Victor H. Mair, Asian Folklore Studies

Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants

The Fourth Epic Novel

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Author: Dav Pilkey

Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780439049986

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 151

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When Professor Pippy P. Poopypantsthe world's greatest scientific geniusdecides he's been made fun of long enough, he plans revenge, and it is up to Captain Underpants to save the world from this dirty villain! Simultaneous.

Daredevil Epic Collection

The Man Without Fear

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Author: Stan Lee,Various

Publisher: Marvel Entertainment

ISBN: 1302489216

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 472

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Born to a past-his-prime prizefighter, Matt Murdock's luck always ran a step behind his good intentions. When a daring act to save a man's life blinds young Murdock, he finds that the same accident has enhanced his remaining senses to superhuman levels! He becomes Daredevil, a gritty hero born from murder but tempered with the desire to protect the downtrodden. COLLECTING: DAREDEVIL (1964) #1-21.

The Arabian Epic: Volume 2, Analysis

Heroic and Oral Story-telling

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Author: Malcolm Cameron Lyons

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521474498

Category: History

Page: 500

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The hero cycles of Arabic belong to the literary tradition of The Arabian Nights and can be seen as the popular epics of their civilisation. The second volume analyses their contents and literary formulae.

Avengers West Coast Epic Collection

How The West Was Won

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Author: Roger Stern,Bob Harras,Steve Englehart,David Michelinie

Publisher: Marvel Entertainment

ISBN: 130250603X

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 496

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Collecting West Coast Avengers (1984) #1-4, Iron Man Annual #7, Avengers (1963) #250, West Coast Avengers (1985) #1-7, Vision And The Scarlet Witch (1985) #1-2 And Wonder Man (1986) #1. Earth’s Mightiest Heroes go West! When Vision creates a second squad, Hawkeye grabs the first Quinjet to California to lead the West Coast Avengers — including Mockingbird, Wonder Man, Tigra and an Iron Man or two! But will local vigilante the Shroud join the West Coasters? How about Firebird, Hank “Ant-Man” Pym and the Ever-Lovin’ Blue-Eyed Thing?! The “Whackos” quickly make their own enemies — including the Blank, Graviton, Master Pandemonium and a villainous Goliath! Plus: Kraven the Hunter targets Tigra! Wonder Man battles Sandman! And Vision and Scarlet Witch lend a hand against the Grim Reaper and Ultron!

Daredevil Epic Collection

Purgatory & Paradise

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Author: J.M. Dematteis,Ivan Velez,John Rozum,Ben Raab,Karl Kesel,Joe Kelly

Publisher: Marvel Entertainment

ISBN: 1302514121

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 488

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Collects Daredevil (1964) #345-364. Taken to the edge! Daredevil’s armored gray costume is no more — but who is that running around in the original yellow suit? And the classic red? Is it Matt Murdock? Jack Batlin? Or someone else?! The Man Without Fear faces an identity crisis — and it won’t be easy to put his broken life back together! If he can, a new day will dawn for Nelson & Murdock — unless hotshot lawyer Rosalind Sharpe has other ideas! Faces from Matt’s past resurface, including his mother, former lover Black Widow and dead mentor Stick — but there’s something different about Spider-Man! Meanwhile, villains line up to take on Daredevil — like Pyro, the Enforcers, the Absorbing Man and Mysterio! Matt faces one of his hardest cases: defending the murderous Mister Hyde! And DD pulls an all-nighter battling Insomnia!

Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Re-turn of Tippy Tinkletrousers

The Ninth Epic Novel

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Author: Dav Pilkey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781742839196

Category: Bullying

Page: 290

View: 7580

When we last saw our heroes, George and Harold, they were under arrest and headed for prison. Then Harold foolishly uttered the fateful words, 'What could be worse than going to jail for the rest of our lives?' and changed the course of human history. In this ninth epic novel, Dav Pilkey takes readers back in time to the carefree days of kindergarten, when the worst thing George and Harold had to face was NOT evil mad scientists or alien cafeteria ladies but a sixth-grade bully named Kipper Krupp, the nephew of their clueless school principal.