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Arad, Avi

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Iron Man by Jon Favreau ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 3,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy industrialist is held captive in enemy territory and escapes by building a high-tech suit made of armor. When he returns home, he decides to use his money, talents, and suit to save the world
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. Relationships with all those he holds dear are unraveling, and he encounters a new foe, Doctor Octopus
Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood
The Incredible Hulk ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scientist Bruce Banner has been living in the shadows, scouring the earth for an antidote. Warmongers dream of abusing his powers and won't leave Bruce alone. He suffers from his constant need to be with the only woman he has ever love, Betty Ross, and Bruce knows that he must return to civilization. The brilliant doctor is ruthlessly pursued by a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression called The Abomination whose powers match that of the Hulk. Now, a fight of epic proportions ensues as Bruce must call upon the hero within to rescue New York City from total destruction
Fantastic four by Jessica Alba ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After exposure to cosmic radiation, four astronauts become the most remarkable, if not most dysfunctional, superheroes of all time. Reed Richards is the leader of the group and gains the ability to stretch all parts of his body, he takes the name Mr. Fantastic. His girlfriend, Sue Storm, gains the ability to turn invisible and create force fields, calling herself the Invisible Woman. Her younger brother Johnny Storm gains the ability to control fire, including covering his own body with flame and is those named the Human Torch. Pilot Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong rock creature and decides to call himself Thing. Together, they use their unique powers to explore the strange aspects of the world, and to foil the evil plans of Doctor Doom
Ghost Rider by Mark Steven Johnson ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In order to save his dying father, Johnny Blaze, a young stunt cyclist, sells his soul to Mephistopheles and sadly parts from Roxanne, the girl he loves. Years later, Johnny's path crosses again with Roxanne, who is now a reporter. He, also, crosses paths with Mephistopheles, who offers to release Johnny's soul if Johnny becomes the fabled, fiery Ghost Rider, a supernatural agent of vengeance and justice. Mephistopheles orders Johnny to defeat the despicable Blackheart, Mephistopheles's nemesis and son, who plans to displace his father and create a new hell even more terrible than the old one
The amazing Spider-Man by Marc Webb ( Visual )
22 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Peter Parker, a high school student from New York City who transforms himself into Spider-Man after being bitten by a spider. Parker must stop Dr. Curt Connors from testing a mutation serum on human subjects
Hulk by Ang Lee ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Banner is involved in a freak lab accident exposing him to gamma radiation. As a result, whenever the mild-mannered man becomes angry, he transforms into a huge, rampaging creature that destroys everything in his path
X-Men ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of their new recruits, The Beast and Angel, the X-Men must face evolution itself in the form of their former teammate, Jean Grey. Possessed with the cosmic power of the Dark Phoenix, the resurrected Jean Grey has become a danger to herself, her mutant comrades, and the entire planet. A potential cure is discovered and processed to treat and ultimately eliminate the genetic mutations, once and for all. As the battle lines are drawn, the X-Men must contend with both Jean Grey's world-consuming powers, as well as the malevolent Brotherhood
Daredevil by Mark Steven Johnson ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daredevil, a street smart vigilante crime-fighter, falls in love with the beautiful martial-arts master Elektra, but when she and her family are targeted by a vicious assassin, Daredevil is faced with losing the one thing he loves
Fantastic 4 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Silver Surfer arrives on Earth, army General Hager demands that Reed Richards create a sensor to track him and find out what he's doing on Earth. The only problem is that Richards is helping Sue Storm plan their rescheduled wedding. Ben Grimm is heating up his relationship with Alicia and Johnny Storm is trying to get sponsorships and girls. Returning is Victor Von Doom, who gladly offers to assist the military in figuring out what the Silver Surfer is all about
The Punisher by Jonathan Hensleigh ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Punisher walks through the world of crime and injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil that surround him, but intelligence, his years of combat experience and determination helps him stop the villans
Bratz ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For as long as they can remember, Yasmin, Jade, Sasha and Cloe have been best friends forever. Inseparable since they first met, the girls have always supported each other's individuality. But now as the foursome enter Carry Nation High, the four face a brand new world: a blackboard jungle, where for the first time they discover life as a teenager means dealing with a system of social cliques, all strictly enforced by senior Meredith Baxter Dimly. Finding themselves being pulled further and further apart, the girls band together and rise up as "the Bratz" to fight peer pressure, in turn learning how true empowerment means standing up for your friends, being true to yourself and living out one's dreams and aspirations
Blade by Stephen Norrington ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Wesley Snipes stars as the tortured soul Blade -- half man, half immortal. Blade sharpens his lethal skills under the guidance of Whistler (Kris Kristofferson), his mentor, guardian, and fellow hunter of the night. When the bloodthirsty Immortals' lord, Deacon Frost (Stephen Dorff), declares war on the human race, Blade is humanity's last hope for survival." -- Container
Elektra by Jennifer Garner ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After recovering from seemingly mortal wounds, Elektra has been resurrected by her old mentor, Stick, who is then unable to keep her from working as an assassin for hire. Only when she balks at her latest assignment - killing Mark Miller and his young daughter, Abby - does Elektra finally come to grips with her damaged psyche. By not doing the job assigned to her, the assignment falls to the minions of "The Hand," an Asian sect dominated by supernatural forces under the control of the evil Roshi. Now Elektra will be in the ultimate battle between good and evil - a battle that will either take her life in a new direction or destroy her for good
The amazing spider-man 2 by Andrew Garfield ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spider-Man's conflict has been within himself: the struggle between Peter Parker and the responsibilities of Spider-Man. But Peter Parker, finds that his greatest battle is about to begin. It's great to be Spider-Man, but being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp
The invincible Iron Man ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While raising the ruins of a long-buried Chinese kingdom, billionaire inventor Tony Stark digs up far more than he bargained for. He unleashes an age-old prophecy that foretells the resurrection of the Mandarin, the emperor of China's darkest and most violent dynasty. In order to confront destructive forces, Tony creates an armored suit infused with high-tech weaponry
X2 : X-men united by Patrick Stewart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt
Cody the robosapien ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an evil industrialist plots to turn Robosapien--invented to revolutionize global search-and-rescue missions--into a weapon, the badly damaged techno-wonder is rescued and renamed Cody by a shy young science whiz
Fantastic 4 rise of the Silver Surfer ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Silver Surfer arrives on Earth, army General Hager demands that Reed Richards create a sensor to track him and find out what he's doing on Earth. The only problem is that Richards is helping Sue Storm plan their rescheduled wedding. Ben Grimm is heating up his relationship with Alicia and Johnny Storm is trying to get sponsorships and girls. Returning is Victor Von Doom, who gladly offers to assist the military in figuring out what the Silver Surfer is all about
 
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ʾArad ʾAbiy 1948-....
ארד אבי 1969-....
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