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Author Topic: I'm very proud of it!  (Read 6309 times)
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« on: May 13, 2005, 06:08:17 PM »

Look at this cover:



It's the new Superman Italian Guide, printed yesterday.
It features...

- Superman's complete history until 2003.
- Authors' bios.
- Characters' bios.
- An interview with John Byrne.
- Complete history of Italian editions.

And I'm its author.

It's a great moment to me, so I hope that  this topic isn't a problem for you (someone could consider it a commercial advertisement).

In Italy Superman is regularly published since 1954, but there aren't so many guides for readers, so I'm very proud of my work!

(Note: Actually, this is a wrong cover: the real title is "65 anni pił veloci di un proiettile", not "pił veloce"; it means "65 years faster than a speeding bullet". Obviously, the book has been printed with the right cover!).

(2nd note: the Italian publisher of DC Comics, Play PRess Publishing, is now presenting the stories released in 2003, so I decided to conclude the part about Superman's history with SUPERMAN 200 or Italian readers could find too many spoilers).
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« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2005, 06:12:07 PM »

Congratulations!
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« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2005, 07:59:52 PM »

Bravo!!!!!!!!!!! Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2005, 02:44:36 AM »

Well done!  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2005, 10:55:51 AM »

Saturday I have presented my book in two comic shops.
Talkin' about pre-Crisis Superman to an audience and signing copies of my book has been really great.
I'll never forget these moments!
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« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2005, 12:23:37 PM »

Is this book going to see an English printing?  I'd be interested in getting a copy, as I'm sure others here would.  

I don't speak or read Italian, or I'd go after a copy now!  Wink  

Gernot...
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« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2005, 05:27:43 PM »

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Is this book going to see an English printing?  I'd be interested in getting a copy, as I'm sure others here would.  

I don't speak or read Italian, or I'd go after a copy now!  ;)  

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It would be great, but the book will not be translated. Sorry!
Is there in the US any handbook about Superman?

I know only the one written by Beatty a few years ago (there is an Italian  edition, too).
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« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2005, 09:52:29 PM »

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It would be great, but the book will not be translated. Sorry!
Is there in the US any handbook about Superman?


Well, there is Supermanica!  Cheesy

Actually there are a few, but I've heard that they aren't very complete and they don't show Siegel and Shuster in a positive light.
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