Buy New

or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Buy Used
Used - Good See details
Price: 7.15

or
 
   
Trade in Yours
For a 1.61 Gift Card
Trade in
More Buying Choices
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Colour:
Image not available

 
Tell the Publisher!
Id like to read this book on Kindle

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

Modern Masters Volume 3: Bruce Timm [Paperback]

Eric Nolen-Weathington

RRP: 11.99
Price: 10.18 & FREE Delivery in the UK. Details
You Save: 1.81 (15%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Want it tomorrow, 11 July? Choose Express delivery at checkout. Details
Trade In this Item for up to 1.61
Trade in Modern Masters Volume 3: Bruce Timm for an Amazon Gift Card of up to 1.61, which you can then spend on millions of items across the site. Trade-in values may vary (terms apply). Learn more

Book Description

10 Aug 2004
This third volume in the new Modern Masters series spotlights the artist Bruce Timm's career, with his most comprehensive interview to date, discussing his influences, how his style evolved, and what it takes to succeed in both comics and animation. It also showcases page after page of rare and unseen artwork, including a gallery of his best commissioned work, as well as behind the scenes animation concepts! Often imitated but never equaled, he blends the cartoony and the realistic in such a way that is undeniably appealing, and this book is the ultimate look at the work of a true Modern Master: Bruce Timm!

Frequently Bought Together

Modern Masters Volume 3: Bruce Timm + Naughty and Nice
Buy the selected items together
  • Naughty and Nice 20.29


Product details


More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, and more.

Inside This Book (Learn More)
First Sentence
MM: You were born in 1961, is that correct? Read the first page
Explore More
Concordance
Browse Sample Pages
Front Cover | Copyright | Table of Contents | Excerpt | Back Cover
Search inside this book:

Sell a Digital Version of This Book in the Kindle Store

If you are a publisher or author and hold the digital rights to a book, you can sell a digital version of it in our Kindle Store. Learn more

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on Amazon.co.uk.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
Amazon.com: 4.1 out of 5 stars  15 reviews
8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Great read, but don't expect an "Art of Bruce Timm" book. 26 Jan 2012
By Diegore - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I've been a fan of Bruce Timm's work since I first watched Batman the Animated series in the early 90s. This book is more of a biography than anything else, for it's content it's definitely an excellent read if you want to hear Bruce's story of how he broke into the animation business coming from his self-taught background to how be became the biggest name in the industry. For somebody who loves that sort of stuff, this is definitely worth it but it won't be anything you probably haven't already heard from commentary or a bonus feature interview on any Bruce Timm DVD.

I rated this book 3 stars because all in all, it was ok and worth the price. It does have a nice range of illustrations from stuff Bruce did back in the day all the way up to some of his professional work. Sadly though the illustrated content is rather sparse and 90% of all the illustrations are in black and white (this is a shame because Bruce is the master of marker/ink/paint color work).

Summary:

GET THIS BOOK IF: You're a fan of Bruce Timm and would like to read about Bruce's journey of being a complete nobody to becoming the guy who brought us one of the most amazing American Cartoon television series ever made and you'll be content with a few small (mostly B&W) drawings with a couple of older color Bruce Timm drawings you've seen online before passing as a lackluster "gallery" towards the back.

DON'T GET THIS BOOK IF: You're not that interested in lots of back story, text, and only a few smaples of artwork. If you're looking for a comprehensive art book, with color illustrations, conceptual sketches, etc this is not for you.
10 of 13 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A great read and insight 2 Feb 2005
By Adele Thomas - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I was very glad to recieve this book. As a fan of Timm's artwork more than the comics themselves, i was very interrested in his history in the industry and his journey from Filmation to the Batman series'. It is a good read with lots of images and characters, storyboard images and a selection of full colour pages of his art work....although i must admit i would ofloved some more...but thats just me. Its a great book in the series of Modern Masters of a really cool stylistic artist.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A Pleasure to Read 3 Sep 2008
By T. Hooper - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
This book covers the career of Bruce Timm, the man responsible for the Batman animated series. It is very interesting to see how his career developed from wannabe comic book artist to animation director. It was interesting to see how the world of TV animation works. It's quite different from the world of film animation. Of course the volume is filled with the artwork of Bruce Timm, which is done in a very retro-cool style that is reminiscent of the cartoons of the 50's and 60's. One nice surprise is that there is even a section of color artwork.

The reason that I rated this 4 stars instead of 5 is that the quality of the book isn't very good. It feels much more like a magazine than a book. When I first picked it up, I was afraid that it would fall apart in my hands. Just be aware that it's a bit more fragile than the average paperback. Other than that it's a great read with lots of great artwork. I recommend it for anyone who is interested in retro-style cartooning, animation, or the Batman animated series. You won't be disappointed.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Bruce Timm 24 Aug 2008
By Edward I. Crosby - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
This is book is really an extensive interview with Bruce Timm covering the various projects he has work on (particular the animated series, batman, Justice league etc).
The format is similar to "Draw" magazine with the text interspersed with b/w artwork. There are only eight colour plates but numerous b/w images. This is an essential book for any Timm fan but it is not a coffee table book of his art.
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Bruce is a Master... not the book 19 July 2006
By Simon Dirks - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Bruce's work is masterful in it's simplicity and emotion, a second coming of Jack Kirby. Although many argue, myself included, that "the King" can never be equalled. Mr Timm has come close. There are a few artists, comic books may it be, that can show emotions for their characters without going overboard. I can only wish that the book could have provided a more elegant way of presenting that talent.
Were these reviews helpful?   Let us know

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category


Feedback