WorldCat Identities

Varley, Lynn

Overview
Works: 111 works in 355 publications in 12 languages and 10,395 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  History  Drama  War films  Comics (Graphic works)  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Epic films 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Illustrator, clr, Artist, Contributor, Conceptor, 9pu
Classifications: PN1995.9.E79, 741.5973
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Lynn Varley
300 by Zack Snyder( Visual )

51 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes waited many days for King Leonidas to surrender or withdraw. When the Greeks did not leave, Xerxes was left with no option and he moved forward. The battle lasted for about 3 days and after which all 300 Spartans were killed. The Spartan defeat would not have happened if not for a local shepherd, named Ephialtes, who defected to the Persians and informed Xerxes of a separate path through Thermopylae, which the Persians could use to outflank the Greeks
Batman : the Dark Knight returns by Frank Miller( Book )

48 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,266 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
300 by Frank Miller( Book )

34 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A graphic novel in which three hundred warriors attempt to stop the army of Persia from taking over the island of Greece
Batman : the Dark Knight strikes again by Frank Miller( Book )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batman reemerges from his underworld civilization to battle the evils of Gotham, including power-hungry Lex Luther and Brainiac, and turns against other superheroes as he drifts closer and closer towards insanity
Frank Miller's Ronin by Frank Miller( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 539 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
The Dark Knight strikes again by Frank Miller( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the three years that have passed since the Batman apparently died, a brave new world has arisen where peace and harmony reign across the globe. But this "perfect" society has a deadly flaw, and the salvation of all humanity rests upon the fabled hero as The Dark Knight Strikes Again!"--Page 4 of cover
The Dark Knight strikes again by Frank Miller( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the three years that have passed since the Batman apparently died, a brave new world has arisen where peace and harmony reign across the globe. But this "perfect" society has a deadly flaw, and the salvation of all humanity rests upon the fabled hero as The Dark Knight Strikes Again!"--Page 4 of cover
The Dark Knight returns by Frank Miller( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He changed the history of the comic book industry in 1984 with the release of THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS and now Frank Miller is back to tell the story before that story! Frank Miller re-teams with his DAREDEVIL: THE MAN WITHOUT FEAR collaborator, John Romita Jr. to tell the story set just before the start of the seminal graphic novel BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT REUTURNS begins. Featuring appearances by the Joker, Poison Ivy, Selina Kyle and the last Robin, this prequel story reveals Who the Dark Knight before he became the elder-statesmen super-hero from Miller legendary Dark Knight saga"--
Absolute Dark Knight by Frank Miller( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and French and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects every issue of the graphic novels "The Dark Knight Returns" and "The Dark Knight Strikes Again," in which Batman comes out of retirement to save the citizens of Gotham City. Includes an introduction by Frank Miller, preliminary sketches, and original proposal
Lone Wolf & Cub omnibus by Kazuo Koike( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With waves of warriors seemingly incapable of killing rōnin swordmaster Ōgami Ittō, the shōgun opts for stealth and subterfuge to attack the Lone Wolf. Using a network of prostitute spies to corner Ittō, a master poisoner waits in the shadows to accomplish what razor-sharp steel could not!
Batman, the Dark Knight saga deluxe edition by Frank Miller( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a dark dystopian future, Gotham City has decended into lawlessness in the ten years since The Dark Knight retired. When his city cries out for help, Batman returns to save the city he had dedicated his life to protecting. Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenage female Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off against his two greatest enemies, the Joker and Two-Face for the final time, Batman finds himself in mortal combat with his former ally, Superman, in a battle that only one of them will survive. Frank Miller's THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS and the DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN are considered two of the most influential super-hero graphic novels of all time, cementing Miller's status as one of his generation's greatest graphic storytellers. Collected here are both parts of Miller's DARK KNIGHT saga, including DARK KNIGHT RETURNS #1-4, DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN #1-3, with additional character sketch and script pages"--
Wolverine by Chris Claremont( Book )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Wolverine in his first solo series fighting in Japan
Hell and back : a sin city love story by Frank Miller( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Finnish and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elektra lives again by Frank Miller( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Miller's big damn Sin City by Frank Miller( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Absolute Ronin by Frank Miller( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ronin, a disgraced samurai from the thirteenth century, is given a chance to regain his honor by avenging the death of his master in a corrupt New York City of the twenty-first century, where he faces Agat, the ancient demon who is his master's killer
Lone Wolf and cub onmibus by Kazuo Koike( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Separated from his son, Diagoro, during a battle with Yagyū assassins, Samurai Ōgami cuts through every obstacle as he searches for his missing child, while seeking retribution against the Yagyū clan
A dame to kill for by Frank Miller( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuck with nothing but a seedy gumshoe job and some demons, Dwight's thinking of all the ways he's screwed up and what he'd give for one clear chance to wipe the slate clean, to dig his way out of the numb gray hell that is his life. And he'd give anything. Just to feel the fire. One more time. But he can't let himself lose control again, can't ever let the monster out. And then Ava calls. Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For is the second of Miller's iconic crime/mystery graphic novels and the basis of the new major motion-picture directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For
Captain America by Mike Carlin( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Snakes?! Why did it have to be snakes? It's an ophidian infestation as the sinister Sidewinder assembles a squadron of super villains for sale, under the sobriquet of the Serpent Society! But the Sentinel of Liberty must face this new threat alone after his partner Nomad loses himself during a life-changing encounter with the maniacal Madcap! The identity crisis continues when Hawkeye wields Cap's shield; the Beyonder takes his face; and Steve Rogers dons the red, white and blue of ... Captain Britain? More old enemies lurk while Steve's personal life suffers its own share of turmoil. But he's about to find his true artistic calling-- in the hallowed halls of Marvel Comics!"--Page 4 of cover
Ronin by Frank Miller( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the writer/artist of BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS. AN unspeaking, unstoppable Japanese warrior of the 13th century is reborn into 21st-century New York as the city is being conquered by his ancient enemy, the demon Agat. This fast-paced graphic novel sends the Ronin into battle against futuristic gangs and malevolent, computerized overlords as he attempts to redeem his soul. Graphic novel format. Fourth printing
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.16 for 300 / ... to 0.76 for Ronin / ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Batman : the Dark Knight returns
Alternative Names
Lynn Varley Amerikaans schrijfster

Lynn Varley Colorist

Lynn Varley dessinatrice, coloriste et scénariste de bandes dessinées

Lynn Varley US-amerikanische Coloristin

Varley, L.

발리, 린

林恩·瓦利

Languages
Covers
Batman : the Dark Knight returns300Batman : the Dark Knight strikes againFrank Miller's RoninThe Dark Knight strikes againThe Dark Knight strikes againAbsolute Dark KnightWolverine