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Kesel, Karl

Overview
Works: 260 works in 469 publications in 3 languages and 14,337 library holdings
Genres: Science fiction  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Graphic novels  Comics (Graphic works)  Star Wars fiction  Young adult works  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Action and adventure comics 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Scenarist, Artist, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.D282, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karl Kesel
The glove of Darth Vader by Paul Davids( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although the forces of the Rebel Alliance have broken the Galactic Empire, the surviving Imperial warlords continue to fight among themselves while awaiting the appearance of a new Emperor
Mission from Mount Yoda by Paul Davids( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle against the evil Empire rages on as heroic men, women, and aliens of Rebel Alliance continue their struggle to end the era of darkness. But now a mysterious visitor comes to the Rebel fortress located atop Mount Yoda, bringing ominous news
The lost city of the Jedi by Paul Davids( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having gained possession of the glove of Darth Vader, the evil Trioculus seeks to destroy the Jedi Prince who will be a threat to his reign
Zorba the Hutt's revenge by Paul Davids( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While the villainous Trioculus plots to steal away Princess Leia from Han Solo and make her his dark queen, Jabba the Hutt's father Zorba prepares to avenge the death of his son at Leia's hand
Prophets of the Dark Side by Paul Davids( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having tempted the young Jedi Prince Ken into revealing the location of the Lost City of the Jedi, the Supreme Imperial Prophet Kadann plans to steal ancient knowledge and rule over a new tyrannical empire
Queen of the Empire by Paul Davids( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Imperial grand moffs are in revolt against the Prophets of the Dark Side. As the Alliance struggles with its latest weapon, Project Decoy, Princess Leia is kidnapped by an old enemy, then menaced by the surprise appearance of another evil foe--one obsessed with turning Leia to the Dark Side and making her the Queen of the Empire
Captain America by Mark Waid( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decades after Captain America is presumed killed, he is found in suspended animation by the Avengers and awakens to a strange new America he barely recognizes, with the death of his partner, Bucky Barnes, hanging over him
Spider-Man by Cullen Bunn( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modernized retelling of Spider-Man's origin follows bookworm Peter Parker as he is bitten by a radioactive spider, gaining amazing powers
Suicide squad by John Ostrander( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the late 1980s, a secret government program designed to neutralize super-powered threats to national security was reactivated. Task Force X had gone through many transformations since it was first created during World War II, but one thing had never changed: its members called themselves the Suicide Squad, and they lived up to their name. Faced with a rising tide of metahuman crime and terror, the program's hard-headed director Amanda Waller sold the President on her vision of an updated Task Force X: a covert action team comprised of incarcerated super-villains who earned time off their sentences for every mission they completed. Deniable, disposable, and deployable to any spot on earth, this new Suicide Squad would be the perfect weapon of last resort-- as long as they could be kept under control"--Page 4 of cover
Indiana Jones omnibus by William Messner-Loebs( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Known to his university colleagues as the preeminent archaeologist Dr. Henry Jones Jr., the rest of the world knows him by another name-- Indiana Jones, greatest adventurer of the twentieth century! Follow Indy as he travels the globe in a race against the Nazis to recover the world's greatest treasures. From the lost city of Atlantis, to the sacred scrolls of Buddha, to an Incan artifact of legendary power, Indiana Jones will stop at nothing to preserve these prizes from the grasp of Hitler and his allies!"--Page 4 of cover
Fantastic Four by James Robinson( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a devastating battle with creatues from a corrupted universe, the Fantastic Four find themselves in court and held accountable for the destruction the battle caused in Manhattan
Captain America by Mark Waid( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frozen in suspended animation for over sixty years, World War II superhero Captain America, aka Steve Rogers, wakes up in the twenty-first century and must adapt to a very changed world
Harley Quinn : preludes and knock-knock jokes by Karl Kesel( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Joker's lovable partner in crime takes the spotlight in this new hardcover volume collecting HARLEY QUINN #1-7, written by Karl Kesel (SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL) with art by the fan-favorite team of Terry Dodson and Rachel Dodson (WONDER WOMAN)! Don't miss these beautifully illustrated tales of lunacy!"--Publisher's Website
Batman '66 meets The Man from U.N.C.L.E. by Jeff Parker( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this globe-trotting adventure, BATMAN '66 and The Man From U.N.C.L.E. team-up to stop the world dominating orginazation T.H.R.U.S.H. who has recruited Gotham's most infamous villains. The dynamic duo must work together to stop these evil-doers while keeping their secret identities. Guest appearances by the Boy Wonder and Batgirl! Collects BATMAN '66 MEETS THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. #1-6"--
Fantastic 4 by James Robinson( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hits keep coming, and Fantastic Four are being torn apart at their very foundation! Will Ben be able to cope with the Original Sin that he's learned about Johnny? Will Sue and Reed lose Franklin and the rest of the Future Foundation? And will what's left of the team be able stop their headquarters from being shut down by ... the Avengers?
Captain America by Mark Waid( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frozen in suspended animation for over sixty years, World War II superhero Captain America, aka Steve Rogers, wakes up in the twenty-first century and must adapt to a very changed world
The Janus directive by John Ostrander( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Suicide Squad has always been held in check by their leader Amanda Waller. But it becomes clear that Waller is sending her agents on missions in the pursuit of her own private agenda called The Janus Directive. Soon other governments and super-villain teams become involved and all-out chaos errupts. Who controls the one who controls the super-villains?
Captain America by Mark Waid( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frozen in suspended animation for over sixty years, World War II superhero Captain America, aka Steve Rogers, wakes up in the twenty-first century and must adapt to a very changed world
Fantastic four by Mark Waid( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manhattan is cut off from the rest of the world by a fleet of miles-high alien spacecraft. Plus witness the genesis of an all-new, all-twisted Frightful Four!
Harley Quinn : Welcome to Metropolis by Karl Kesel( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Having played out every trick on the fine citizens of Gotham City, Harley Quinn - the Joker's former girlfriend - decides that another city deserves her attention. After all, why menace one city when you can menace two? Especially if the second has a Man of Steel guarding it. Harley hightails it to Metropolis, with allies Poison Ivy and Bizarro in tow. Writer Karl Kesel and artist Terry Dodson continue their now classic run on this beloved title in Harley Quinn: Welcome to Metropolis
 
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Queen of the Empire
Alternative Names
Karl Kesel Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Karl Kesel US-amerikanischer Comicautor und -zeichner

Karl Kesel Writer

Kesel 1959-

کارل کسل نویسنده آمریکایی

カール・ケセル

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Mission from Mount YodaThe lost city of the JediZorba the Hutt's revengeProphets of the Dark SideQueen of the EmpireCaptain AmericaSuicide squadIndiana Jones omnibus