Between 1998 and 2003, Dini, the Emmy Award-winning producer of Batman Beyond and The New Batman/Superman Adventures, joined forces with the incomparable Ross to create six oversize tabloid editions of stories featuring the World s Greatest Super Heroes. These classic works for all ages feature the iconic DC characters in a unique storytelling format that combines aspects of both comics and picture books. Also included are several pages of promotional art, preliminary art and thumbnails, art done for DC Direct product, model-to-finished-painting comparisons, reflections by the book s creators and much more! This landmark volume also features an introduction by award-winning book designer and author Chip Kidd, and an eight-page foldout featuring an image of every JLA member by Ross. Collects SUPERMAN: PEACE ON EARTH, BATMAN: WAR ON CRIME, SHAZAM!: POWER OF HOPE, WONDER WOMAN: SPIRIT OF TRUTH, JLA: SECRET ORIGINS and JLA: LIBERTY AND JUSTICE.
Paul Dini is a multiple Emmy and Eisner Award winning writer and producer who has helped redefine the legends of the DC Universe in such series as THE NEW BATMAN/SUPERMAN ADVENTURES, BATMAN BEYOND, KYRPTO and JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED. In doing so, he co-created one of the most popular characters in comics in Harley Quinn, who originated as a character in BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES. In comics he has authored THE WORLD S GREATEST SUPER-HEROES, illustrated by Alex Ross. Dini has also collaborated with Chip Kidd on BATMAN ANIMATED for HarperCollins.