JLA by Alex Ross
Liberty and Justice

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The beautifully painted JLA: LIBERTY AND JUSTICE presents the unnervingly realistic tale of the consequences of an outbreak of a deadly plague on the planet Earth. With the world on the verge of anarchy, the Earth's greatest super-heroes must find a way to counteract the deadly plague and restore order to a hysterical populace.

About Alex Ross

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Paul Dini has been making cartoons at Warner Bros. since 1989. Starting with "Steven Spielberg Presents Tiny Toons Adventures, " he went on to write (and eventually coproduce) "Batman: The Animated Series." He won four Emmys, three comics industry Eisner awards, and has, within the space of sixteen years, written more cartoons than most sane people will see in a lifetime. He lives in Los Angeles. Alex Ross was born in 1968. He attended St. Alban's School in Washington, D.C. and graduated from Harvard University in 1990. It was there that he studied under composer Peter Lieberson and was a D.J. on the classical and underground rock departments of the college radio station. He earned a Harvard A.B. in English summa cum laude for a thesis on James Joyce. From the years, 1992-1996, Alex Ross was a music critic at the New York Times. He also wrote for the New Republic, Slate, and The London Review of Books. In 1993 he started contributing to The New Yorker and became a staff writer in 1996. In 2007 his released his first book in the U.S. entitled The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, a cultural history of music since 1900. This book received widespread crritical praise in the U.S. and earned a National Book Critics Circle Award, a spot on New York Times list of the ten best books of 2007, and a finalist citation for the Pulitzer Prize in general non-fiction. His second book - Listen to This- was published in September 2010. Alex Ross has also received a Holtzbrink fellowship at the American Academy in Berlin.
Published December 1, 2003 by DC Comics. 96 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Artist Ross (Mythology ) and longtime collaborating writer Dini (Batman: The Animated Series ) render DC Comics' larger-than-life heroes in an oversized edition showcasing Ross's brilliantly painted, highly detailed artwork.

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Besides giving a fresh view of the JLA members, the book contains interviews with Ross and Dini, giving insight into yet another kind of origin: the creative process behind the portfolio.

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