• Format: Hardbound
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  • Published on: 1/7/2020
  • ISBN: 9781683834489
  • Pages: 160
  • Trim Size: 8.5 x 11.25
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BOWIE Stardust, Rayguns & Moonage Daydreams

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Product Description

In life, David Bowie was one of the most magnetic icons of modern pop culture, seducing generations of fans with both his music and his counterculture persona. In death, the cult of Bowie has only intensified. As a musician alone, Bowie’s legacy is remarkable, but his place in the popular imagination is due to so much more than his music. As a visual performer, he defied classification with his psychedelic aesthetics, his larger-than-life image, and his way of hovering on the border of the surreal.

BOWIE: Stardust, Rayguns & Moonage Daydreams chronicles the rise of Bowie’s career from obscurity to fame; and paralleled by the rise and fall of his alter ego as well as the rise and fall of Ziggy Stardust. As the Spiders from Mars slowly implode, Bowie wrestles with his Ziggy persona. The outcome of this internal conflict will change not only David Bowie, but also, the world.

About the Author

Michael Allred, Artist: Michael Allred is the artist behind such classic graphic novel works as Madman, Silver Surfer, Red Rocket 7. He has been a substantial contributor to such seminal works as SANDMAN, SILVER SURFER, BATMAN ’66, X-FORCE, X-STATIX, and iZombie. Allred has over 35,000 Twitter followers and 8,000 Facebook likes.

Laura Allred, Artist: Laura Allred is an Eisner-winning colorist. In 2012 she won an Eisner Award for her work coloring iZombie and Madman after two previous nominations, in 1998 for Red Rocket 7 and in 2000 for Madman and Happydale in 2000.

Steve Horton, Author: Steve Horton is the writer of the critically acclaimed Satellite Falling, which award-winning comics writer Jimmy Palmiotti called his "new favorite book." Horton has worked for a number of comic book publishers, including DC, Image, Dark Horse and IDW.