Art by Scott Mccloud from Understanding Comics (William Morrow, 1993)
This section of the guide is for books about comics and graphic novels from a historical, analytical or scholarly standpoint. These books all fall under the 741.5 Dewey Decimal heading which pertains to graphic novels and comics. Titles in this section highlight the histories of iconic publishers, the rise of the industry, as well as how to draw, write, read, price, and collect comics.
Loki from Marvel Comics, Norse God of Mischief and brother of Thor, God of Thunder.
Cypher from Marvel Comics, a mutant who possesses a superhuman intuitive facility for translating languages, spoken or written, human or alien in origin.
Ra's Al Ghul from DC Comics, a globe-trotting Batman villain that has lived for hundreds of years and leader of the League of Assassins.