WorldCat Identities

Janson, Klaus

Works: 241 works in 348 publications in 2 languages and 10,867 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Fiction  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Young adult works  Juvenile works  Drama  Film adaptations  Animated films  Superhero films 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Draftsman, Artist, Contributor
Classifications: PN6728.B36, 741.5973
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Klaus Janson
Most widely held works by Klaus Janson
Batman : the Dark Knight returns by Frank Miller( Book )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years after his retirement, a troubled Batman returns to the streets, evening the score with criminals in an increasingly violent manner, which brings trouble from the police and a gang called the Mutants
The DC comics guide to pencilling comics by Klaus Janson( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides advice for creating comic book-style illustrations, covering topics including materials, anatomy, perspective, storytelling, movement, and procedure
The Avengers by Brian Michael Bendis( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After hearing a warning about the children of the Avengers from Kang, who has returned from the future, Captain Steve Rogers assembles a team of the Avengers to deal with the threat, including Iron Man, Captain America, Spider-Man, Thor, and Spider-Woman
Batman by Grant Morrison( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mr. Whisperer, who was brutally murdered twenty years ago, returns and begins killing off the most notorious crime lords in the city, Batman must find a way to stop him before he unleashes a plague on Gotham
The DC comics guide to inking comics by Klaus Janson( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Providing information on everything from basic inking materials to storytelling techniques, this one-stop sourcebook is packed with a wealth of tested techniques, practical advice, and professional secrets for the aspiring comic artist
Captain America by Rick Remender( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arnim Zola's ambitions leave Captain America stranded in the upside-down territory known as Dimension Z. With no country and no allies, what's left for the Sentinel of Liberty to protect? Just the one thing that his foe values most...Zola's son! Steve has saved the boy's life, but can he keep him alive against the savage barbarians of Phrox - with the fate of a world hinging on his victory?"--Page 4 of cover
The incredible Hulk : the secret story of Marvel's gamma-powered Goliath by David Anthony Kraft( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origin of the comic strip character Bruce Banner, who, when faced with danger or emotional stress, changes into the Hulk. Includes several examples of his adventures
Captain America by Rick Remender( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Steve Rogers is dead! Long live Captain Zolandia! Captain America has spent twelve years as a fugitive wandering the desolate wasteland of Dimension Z, battling the Zola virus that threatens to strip him of his humanity and traveling with a boy he has raised as his own. The Sentinel of Liberty brings the fight back to Dimension Z's godlike oppressor Arnim Zola when Cap becomes the last remaining hope for the native species, the Phrox. A soldier with no nation waging a one-man crusade to stop the spread of Zola's consciousness in this world and his own, can Captain America turn the tide in the odd war of this backward realm? Battling savage mutates, Zola's own twisted take on a super-soldier, Captain Zolandia, and even his own adopted son, Steve Rogers stares death in the face and makes the hardest decision of his life when he pays the deadly price for escape from Dimension Z!" -- page 4 of paperback edition
Daredevil visionaries by Frank Miller( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic Marvel hero redefined by one of comics' greatest visionaries! A Marvel Comics mainstay since 1964, Daredevil got a new lease on life in a landmark 1979-1983 run by writer-penciler Frank Miller and inker-penciler Klaus Janson, whose daring reinvention of the character quickly made Miller one of the biggest and most influential stars in the comic-book industry. Miller puts his own stamp on established cast member such as reporter Ben Urich, femme fatale Black Widow, mad assassin Bullseye, the saw-fisted Gladiator, and monstrous crime boss Kingpin. Miller also introduced Daredevil's mysterious mentor Stick, deadly ninja foes the Hand, and Matt's long-lost love Elektra, a beautiful assassin who would become one of Marvel's most memorable characters. Mixing traditional super-heroics with mysterious martial aristry, doomed romance, and dark personal drama, Miller's character-defining DD run is collected across three titanic trade paperbacks! Collects Daredevil #173-184
JLA : the hypothetical woman by Gail Simone( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Justice League of America is caught in a harrowing situation after being sent by the United Nations Security Council to intervene in a South American nation ruled by an iron-fisted dictator. But General Tuzik has an ace up his sleeve: The Hypothetical Woman,a mysterious being who enables Tuzik to create his own evil version of the JLA --
Captain America by Rick Remender( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since his rebirth in the present day, Captain America has been a man out of time. But now he finds himself even further out of synch with the world he knows, as he returns home to deal with the repercussions of his years in Dimension Z! And as always, Cap rarely gets a chance to reflect and catch up, as his return coincides with shocking news: someone has set the deranged super-soldier Nuke loose in a foreign nation... and he's on a rampage! The disturbing existence of the Weapon Minus program is revealed - but who is the Iron Nail? And what secrets are held by Dr. Mindbubble, the unbelievable super-soldier created in the 1960s? Be here as Cap confronts ghosts from his past and forges a new future!
Batman : death and the maidens by Greg Rucka( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This intense new standalone Batman graphic novel stars one of the Dark Knight's most enigmatic adversaries: Ra's Al Ghul - the featured villain in the forthcoming movie Batman Begins! 600 years old, Ra's Al Ghul has spent his existence trying to wipe out humanity. But now, with his life draining away, Ra's turns to Batman, to help save him, whether to aid his ancient namesis, Batman's decision may be wrested from him when another party enters the fray with their own terrible agenda! Written by Greg Rucka (Gotham Central), with artwork by Klaus Janson (Batman: The Dark Knight Returns), Batman: Death and the Maidens is as cerebral as it is visceral!
The invincible Iron Man by Matt Fraction( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dying Dr. Octopus presents Tony Stark with a challenge--cure him or else!--Tony teams up with Thor against a threat to the Earth from a badly terraformed Moon, and Pepper Potts faces her own demons while in hiding
The amazing Spider-Man by Dan Slott( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City is Spider-Man?! A glimpse of the future leaves Spider-Man with 12 hours to figure out how to stop it from happening. Can Spidey piece together the puzzle and change destiny, or will this race against the clock lead to the Big Apple's destruction?
Fallen son : the death of Captain America by Jeph Loeb( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Civil War ends, the Winter Soldier finally chooses a side--his own--but the Red Skull and his minions are up to something behind the scenes
Batman : Gordon of Gotham by Chuck Dixon( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gotham City Police Commissioner Jim Gordon stars in this new collection of crime stories from the 1990s that stars the colorful, determined cops of Batman's home town. Collects BATMAN: GORDON OF GOTHAM #1-4, BATMAN: GCPD #1-4 and BATMAN: GORDON'S LAW #1-4"--
World War Hulk by Dwayne McDuffie( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"World War Hulk is over. But the Aftersmash has just begun. Heroes and monsters rise and fall as the events of World War Hulk reverberate through the blasted ruins of New York City with goliath impact in a massive story featuring the Warbound, the Renegades, Heroes for Hire, Iron Man, Tom Foster and Damage Control. And yes, smashing will be involved. Plus: We don't know if you heard, but Hulk came back to earth and made a huge mess. Who's S.H.I.E.L.D. gonna get to clean it up? DAMAGE CONTROL, the roughest, toughest dilapidated dirt dogs this side'a the universe. If anyone can clean up the aftereffects of World War Hulk, they can. But while they're picking up the pieces, they find that the war may not be over"--P. [4] of cover
The amazing Spider-Man : Peter Parker--the one and only( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a celebration of the world's greatest super hero as some of Marvel's most talented creators spin tales of the original Spider-Man: Peter Parker! With a blizzard crippling New York City, Spider-Man must protect the city - but Aunt May's life is in danger! What is the Black Lodge? And how has Spider-Man been trapped there, surrounded by his deadliest foes? Spider-Man teams up with his old flame the Black Cat to bust an international art thievery ring! A young boy learns that he can't rely on super heroes like Spider-Man to stand up against bullies! Spidey and the Human Torch must stop an apocalyptic future by fighting - the Fantastic Four!
The Dark Knight returns by Frank Miller( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and French and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Après dix années de silence, l'ombre du Chevalier Noir plane à nouveau sur Gotham City. Batman commence sa dernière chasse ... Les légendes peuvent-elles mourir?
Daredevil : end of days by Brian Michael Bendis( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Years after the world last set eyes on him, Daredevil finally returned to Hell's Kitchen, only to be brutally slain by his deadliest foe in a very public battle. But Matt's enigmatic last word leads Daily Bugle reporter Ben Urich to take on one final story: the truth behind what happened to his old friend."--Back of jacket
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Batman : the Dark Knight returns
Alternative Names
Janson 1952-

Klaus Janson Artist

Klaus Janson fumettista statunitense

Klaus Janson US-amerikanischer Comiczeichner

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The DC comics guide to pencilling comicsThe AvengersBatmanThe DC comics guide to inking comicsDaredevil visionariesJLA : the hypothetical womanBatman : death and the maidensThe invincible Iron Man