Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Alex Ross  

Pen Name: None


Born: Portland, Oregon

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Illinois Connection

At age 17, Ross came to Chicago to study Painting at the American Acedemy of Art, where he hit on the idea of painting his own comic books.

Biographical and Professional Information

After three years at the American Academy of Art, Alex Ross went to work for an Advertising Agency where and editor from Marvel Comisc suggested that they collaborate on a story. His career was launched from there.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Batman :
ISBN: 1563895765. OCLC Number: 43109598

DC Comics,. .

Batman tells his own story in this oversized, graphic novel, chronicling his lonely, all-too-human crusade to better the lives of the citizens of Gotham City. Full color.

JLA, secret origins
ISBN: 1401200214. OCLC Number: 51289177

DC Comics,. .

Superman. Batman. Wonder Woman. The Flash. Green Lantern. Aquaman. Martian Manhunter. Green Arrow. Hawkman. The Atom. Plastic Man. Shazam! Together they are known as the Justice League of America.--Page 4 of cover.

Justice Society of America :
ISBN: 1401219462. OCLC Number: 226357548

DC Comics,. .

"The world's first and greatest super-team continues to expand, welcoming extraordinary individuals whose powers are the legacy of heroes gone by, but evil has a legacy as well."--Page 4 of cover.

Kingdom come
ISBN: 9781401284626. OCLC Number: 1029229724

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Kingdom come /
ISBN: 1401220347. OCLC Number: 223891521

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Kingdom Come, the critically acclaimed Elseworlds saga by Mark Waid and Alex Ross, has been combined into one volume, with a new introduction and additional material for this edition.

ISBN: 1789090725. OCLC Number: 1043187669

TITAN Books LTD,. .

Power of Hope.
ISBN: 1439514070. OCLC Number: 232982383

Paw Prints. .

Rough justice :
ISBN: 9781781166086. OCLC Number: 796279900

Titan,. .

Rough justice :
ISBN: 0375714901. OCLC Number: 422759288

Pantheon Books,. .

Private sketchbooks of the author reveal his pencil and ink drawings of DC Comics characters, nearly all of them appearing in print here for the first time. Includes deleted scenes and altered panels for the epic Kingdom Come saga, proposals for revamping classic properties as Batgirl, Captain Marvel, and an imagined son of Batman named Batboy, and unused alternate comic book cover ideas for the monthly Superman and Batman comics of 2008-2009.

Shazam! :
ISBN: 1563897458. OCLC Number: 49493628

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Captain Marvel helps restore hope to a ward full of sick and needy children by granting their wishes.

ISBN: 9781401221317. OCLC Number: 232980534

DC Comics,. .

His name is Atlas. He came from out of nowhere. he will stop at nothing. He is a being of indescribable power, and he wants only one thing: to destroy Superman. And believe it or not, he could actually do it. Superman thinks he's fought tougher opponents than this musclebound brute before ... so why is he in danger of losing his never-ending battle? Superman and his friends and family - Supergirl, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, even his beloved (and dangerous) dog, Krypto - must unravel the secret of this new and deadly enemy before the world lies shattered at his feet ...

Thy kingdom come.
ISBN: 9781845769901. OCLC Number: 455822515

Titan,. .