Family Business

By Mark Waid; James Robinson; Gabriele Dell'otto (Illustrator)
(Marvel Worldwide, Incorporated, Hardcover, 9780785184409, 112pp.)

Publication Date: April 1, 2014

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Description
Someone has Spider-Man in their crosshairs and the only person in the Marvel Universe who can save him is...Peter Parker's sister? As the web-slinger meets family he never knew, will she end up becoming his greatest ally...or the one who damns him? And what does the KINGPIN have to do with it? This all-new, original graphic novel, written by Eisner Award Winning writer Mark Waid ("DAREDEVIL") and acclaimed author James Robinson ("Superman"), and fully painted by the legendary Gabriele Dell'Otto ("SECRET WAR") comes to you in a high-end, oversized format to give you the web-slinger's darkest hour - and greatest triumph.



About the Author
Mark Waid, Alabama native and current Los Angeles resident, has written stories for every major comic book publisher, and his seminal graphic novel, KINGDOM COME, for DC Comics, is one of the best-selling graphic novels of all time. For BOOM! Studios, he has written bestselling graphic novels POTTER'S FIELD, INCORRUPTIBLE and the multiple Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated IRREDEEMABLE. Peter Krause is an American comic book artist. He is best known for his work on various DC Comics titles, most notably the Superman-related titles and THE POWER OF SHAZAM! with Captain Marvel and the Marvel Family. Krause, a graduate of the University of Minnesota, currently works as a freelance illustrator in Minnesota.

James Robinson, III is currently professor and graduate coordinator in the Department of Public Health Sciences at New Mexico State University. He taught health education for nine years in the Downingtown Area School District, Downingtown, Pennsylvania. After his doctoral studies, Dr. Robinson held faculty appointments at California State University at Northridge, the University of Northern Colorado, Texas A&M University, and Texas A&M Health Science Center. His health education consultations include school districts in California, Colorado, Texas and Wyoming, as well as the state health and education departments in Colorado and Texas. Dr. Robinson is author or co-author of more than twenty five professional publications and has delivered more than seventy five professional presentations to local, state, and national audiences. He is lead author of ESSENTIALS OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS, a health textbook for high school students, and is currently the Executive Editor of the Journal of Drug Education. Dr. Robinson has served on numerous committees and boards of the American Association for Health Education and the American School Health Association. The American Association for Health Education honored him with Fellow status in 1999 and with the association's Professional Service Award in 2003. In addition to his teaching, scholarly activity, and service, Dr. Robinson has generated approximately two and half million dollars in grant support for his research and health promotion projects. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Health and Physical Education and his Masters Degree in Education in Health Education from West Chester University. He received his Doctorate Degree in Health Education from the University of Northern Colorado.

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