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300: The Art of the Film

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What does it mean to turn one of the great graphic novels of our time into a major motion picture? In 1998, Frank Miller shook the comics world with his groundbreaking series 300. Marking Miller’s first collaboration with watercolor artist Lynn Varley (Ronin, The Dark Knight Returns) in over a decade, 300 was a gritty reimagining of a battle in which 300 Spartan soldiers fought to hold back the entire Persian army. The series won five Eisner Awards, including Best Limited ...

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Overview

What does it mean to turn one of the great graphic novels of our time into a major motion picture? In 1998, Frank Miller shook the comics world with his groundbreaking series 300. Marking Miller’s first collaboration with watercolor artist Lynn Varley (Ronin, The Dark Knight Returns) in over a decade, 300 was a gritty reimagining of a battle in which 300 Spartan soldiers fought to hold back the entire Persian army. The series won five Eisner Awards, including Best Limited Series, Best Writer/Artist (Miller) and Best Colorist (Varley).

300: The Art of the Movie takes you behind the scenes as director Zack Snyder (Dawn of the Dead) adapts 300 to the silver screen. With 200 pages of production photos, concept art and much, much more, 300: The Art of the Movie is sure to delight Miller fans and movie buffs alike.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593077013
  • Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
  • Publication date: 12/28/2006
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 657,573
  • Product dimensions: 12.62 (w) x 9.96 (h) x 0.62 (d)

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Frank Miller
Frank Miller
Frank Miller is one of the seminal creative talents who sparked today's onslaught of motion pictures featuring comic book characters and concepts. He single-handedly re-defined the presentation of comic book characters and heroic fiction with his grand-daddy of graphic novels, The Dark Knight Returns. Then his graphic novels turned box-office hits, including 300 and Sin City, proved that success does not always come wrapped in spandex.
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  • Posted September 5, 2012

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    Art in True Form

    I've been a huge fan of Frank Miller for years...He's art is edgy, dark and usually very bloody. I was surprised to find the film stayed true to his original artistic vision, and the upheaval of reprints of the classic graphic novel were very welcome in my eyes.

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