WorldCat Identities

Costanza, John

Overview
Works: 651 works in 1,109 publications in 1 language and 37,064 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Fiction  Comics (Graphic works)  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Horror comic books, strips, etc  Horror fiction  Fantasy comics  Horror comics 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Artist, Creator, Contributor, Draftsman
Classifications: PZ7.B4618, 741.5973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Costanza
Batman : the Dark Knight returns by Frank Miller( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 2,295 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
Let's talk about being bossy by Joy Wilt Berry( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what it means to be bossy and why it is better to make suggestions and let everyone choose
Let's talk about being selfish by Joy Wilt Berry( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how being selfish and how to avoid being selfish
Let's talk about disobeying by Joy Wilt Berry( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cautions children about the wisdom of heeding adults' instructions, and discusses the possible consequences of disobedience, which might include unhappiness or injury
The Sandman : the kindly ones by Neil Gaiman( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the dream world of the Sandman, Rose Walker finds many bizzare things in the doll's house
Let's talk about teasing by Joy Wilt Berry( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encourages young children who are the objects of others' teasing to retain their own self-confidence and to ignore whatever is being said against them
Big bratty book of Bart Simpson by Matt Groening( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bart Simpson is back with another big book dedicated exclusively to that rabble-rousing, misbehaving menace-Springfield's favourite son, Homer's only son, and TV's favourite son-Bart Simpson! Following the great success of Big Book of Bart Simpson, Big Bratty Book of Bart Simpson-the third comic book compilation in a series dedicated exclusively to Bart Simpson. Join Bart Simpson and the Springfield kids in the newest collection of comics and stories filled with mistaken identities, alien abduction recipes, cereal package prizes, unrequited love, lima beans, facial hair, karaoke, cafeteria shenanigans, talk shows, mail-order brides, sidekicks gone mad, hideous monsters, balloon animals, girl scout cookies, circus popcorn, martial arts, and history gone very, very wrong. It's all here in one bratty' book-all the chaos, commotion, and confusion that can only be caused by one uncontrollable force: Bart Simpson
Let's talk about being destructive by Joy Wilt Berry( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies the reasons for destructive behavior, tells how to stop breaking or ruining things, and looks at the results of destructiveness
Let's talk about fighting by Joy Wilt Berry( Book )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructs on compromising to avoid fights and on handling disagreements by self-assertiveness short of fighting
Let's talk about tattling by Joy Wilt Berry( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the different kinds of tattling, why people do it, and why it is better not to tattle
Saga of the Swamp Thing by Alan Moore( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swamp Thing, an elemental creature, fights to protect his home, the environment, and humanity from various threats
Let's talk about lying by Joy Wilt Berry( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion about lying with cartoon pictures for children and parents
Let's talk about showing off by Joy Wilt Berry( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains why people show off and why it is better not to be a show off
Let's talk about breaking promises by Joy Wilt Berry( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains to children what it means to break a promise, why it is important to keep promises you make, and what it means to be trusted
Let's talk about whining by Joy Wilt Berry( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses overcoming whining
The sandman by Neil Gaiman( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the dream world of the Sandman, Rose Walker finds many bizzare things in the doll's house
Let's talk about being a bad sport by Joy Wilt Berry( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contrasts the bad sport with the good sport, suggesting what the bad sport and the good sport might do in different situations
Let's talk about cheating by Joy Wilt Berry( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains why people cheat, tells what to do when someone won't stop cheating, and argues that one should just enjoy a game and not worry about who wins or loses
Let's talk about gossiping by Joy Wilt Berry( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how gossiping that you do can hurt you as well as the person you gossip about
Frank Miller's Ronin by Frank Miller( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dishonored, masterless 13th Century samurai - a ronin - is reborn into the corrupt and ncomputerized New York City of the 21st Century with one last chance for redemption. It is here, on this bleak and decaying battleground, that he will at last come face to face with the reincarnation of his master's killer - the ancient demon Agat - settle ancient debts, and fight for the soul of a dying civilization
 
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Batman : the Dark Knight returns
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The Sandman : the kindly onesBig bratty book of Bart SimpsonSaga of the Swamp ThingThe sandmanFrank Miller's Ronin
Alternative Names
Constanza, John.

Constanza, John 1943-

Costanza

Costanza 1943-

John Costanza American artist and letterer

John Costanza artiste et lettreur américain

콘스탄자, 존

ジョン・コスタンザ

Languages
English (112)