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As part of Brian Michael Bendis' new imprint for young heroes, Wonder Comics, fan favorite Mark Russell brings his unique brand of humor and satire to the Hall of Justice's two newest interns: Zan and Jayna--Wonder Twins!Exiled from their home planet, alien heroes Zan and Jayna must navigate life as teens on Earth at South Metropolis High School, where they're even bigger outsiders than the normal awkward young adult. Under the watchful eye of Superman, the brother and sister pull monitor duty at the Hall of Justice as interns, while also trying to overcome the pitfalls of Zan's brash confidence and Jayna's shy but streetwise personality. If you think you know the Wonder Twins, think again--this book takes the form of the unexpected!Aimed at providing readers with honest and innovative reading experiences, Brian Michael Bendis' Wonder Comics is a celebration of the moments of in life when discoveries are made--when purpose and meaning are revealed and destinies are defined.

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Mark Russell

Mark Russell was an author, clinician, teacher, educator of horses in the Art Form sense of riding. Mark had worked with horses across a variety of disciplines since his teen years, continuously building his knowledge base. Over the course of his early years Mark worked in various disciplines each leading him to believe that Classical Dressage benefited all horses. He found himself drawn to the dressage teachings of the old masters who promoted the benefits of suppleness and flexion in the horse. These included Francois Robichon de la Gueriniere, Francois Baucher, Gustav Steinbrecht, and General Decarpentry. While integrating these philosophies into his riding and training, Mark completed his transformation after traveling to Portugal in 1984 to study under world renowned Portugese classical horse trainer and rider Nuno Oliveira. What Mark experienced during that time had shifted his approach to training and riding to a truly partnership based relationship.In the 1990s, Mark was introduced to Natural Horsemanship philosophies which he discovered had many commonalities with Art Form Riding/Dressage; specifically their shared approach towards the horse by keeping the horse's needs at the forefront. He began studying the teachings of the Dorrances, Ray Hunt, Pat Parelli, and others. Mark felt that practice in both worlds enhanced the other. Mark wished to be clear however, that in practice there was also a strong distinction between the two; notably the emphasis on relaxation obtained through relaxation of the jaw and the surrounding structures attended to only through Art Form Riding. In Art Form Riding the horse is developed in accordance with his parasympathetic nervous system - the system that creates relaxation in the horse (through first accessing the jaw) . Additionaly there is a strong emphasis on developing the horses postural muscles and proprioception. This approach supports the development of the alignment of the spine, impulsion, engagement, and balance. Art Form Dressage gradually evolves into an effortless self carriage through the continued emphasis of relaxation throughout the entire horse. With attention to how the horse uses his body and by addressing each area where he may hold even the smallest amount of physical or emotional tension, the horse is able to find a comfort zone for learning balanced, healthy, movement.Mark's years of intense practice of Tai Chi and Chi Gong in his 20s and 30s and beyond, had opened his being to connecting to his own self and the world around him. For Mark, Tai Chi and Chi Gong had opened the door to the joy of discovery into the very nature of the horse: connecting, understanding, then communicating with the horse. Horses by nature were consistently drawn to Mark and his quiet connected energy. Mark believed that without mastery of our own selves, teaching the horse would become quite difficult if not impossible.Attention to equine biomechanics, energy movement through the horse, and main

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