Scott Pilgrim the Complete Series
Bryan Lee O'Malley - 2010
Having to battle his new girlfriend's evil exes was nothing he planned on, but love makes you do funny things. Follow his story in the complete Scott Pilgrim saga in this Scott Pilgrim set. This set contains all six graphic novels in one handy shrink-wrapped pack.
Big Nate: From the Top
Lincoln Peirce - 2010
This spunky 11-year-old holds the school record in detentions, but that doesn't stop him from dreaming big!Big Nate is taking it from the top; the top of the troublemaker's list!Nate Wright is eleven years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the all-time record holder for school detentions in school history. He's a self-described genius and sixth-grade Renaissance man. Middle school kids everywhere can relate to Big Nate's daily battle against overzealous teachers, undercooked cafeteria food, and all-around conventionality. This collection features cartoonist Lincoln Peirce's daily and Sunday strips.Now in full-color with poster!
Bone: Tall Tales
Jeff Smith - 2010
But little is known of the mighty explorer's adventures before he started his famous trading post. So when Smiley Bone sits down with a group of young campers to retell the legendary stories of Boneville's origin and its tough, no-nonsense founder, what they hear are tall tales in typical BONE fashion--wild antics complete with rat creatures, dragons, and a snarky little monkey!
The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel
Robert Venditti - 2010
You've seen the movie. Now submerge yourself in the thrilling, stunning, and action-packed graphic novel. Mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking out of the pages of twelve-year-old Percy Jackson's textbooks and into his life. And worse, he's angered a few of them. Zeus's master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect. Now, he and his friends have just ten days to find and return Zeus's stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus. Series creator Rick Riordan joins forces with some of the biggest names in the comic book industry to tell the story of a boy who must unravel a treachery more powerful than the gods themselves.
Daredevil by Brian Michael Bendis & Alex Maleev: Ultimate Collection, Book 1
Brian Michael Bendis - 2010
Now, this Eisner Award-winning run is collected across three titanic trade paperbacks In this volume, witness the Kingpin's downfall at the hands of Sammy Silke and see how a down-on-his-luck FBI agent can change Matt's life forever. Collects DAREDEVIL (Vol. 2) #16-19 & #26-40.
The Last Airbender: Prequel - Zuko's Story
Dave Roman - 2010
Horribly scarred and stripped of everything he holds dear, Zuko wanders the earth for almost three years in search of his only chance at redemption: the Avatar, a mystical being who once kept the four nations in balance. All around him, people whisper that this is an impossible task—the Avatar, after all, disappeared a century ago—but Zuko defiantly continues the search. His quest is all he has left.
The Last Unicorn
Peter S. Beagle - 2010
Beagle, The Last Unicorn is a tale for any age about the wonders of magic, the power of love, and the tragedy of loss. The unicorn, alone in her enchanted wood, discovers that she may be the last of her kind. Reluctant at first, she sets out on a journey to find her fellow unicorns, even if it means facing the terrifying anger of the Red Bull and malignant evil of the king who wields his power. Adapted by Peter B. Gillis and illustrated by Renae De Liz and Ray Dillon.
Captain America: Winter Soldier - Ultimate Collection
Ed Brubaker - 2010
Adding to the imminent danger, a cadre of the Skull's followers has already set in motion a plan to ignite bombs in the hearts of Paris, London and Manhattan - causing untold death and destruction.Racing against these bombs' rapidly ticking clocks, the Star-Spangled Avenger must not only solve the mystery of his nemesis' murder, but find the Cube before it can be used in the Red Skull's malevolent plot against the United States!Then, the questions plaguing Captain America's dreams and memories have been answered in the most brutal way possible. And in the wake of this brutality, General Lukin makes his first all-out assault - tearing open old wounds and threatening to make new scars that will never heal!Collecting: Captain America 1-9, 11-14
And the Pursuit of Happiness
Maira Kalman - 2010
Energized and inspired by the 2008 elections, on inauguration day Kalman traveled to Washington, D.C., launching a national tour that would take her from a town hall meeting in Newfane, Vermont, to the inner chambers of the Supreme Court.As we follow Kalman's wholly idiosyncratic journey, we fall in love with Lincoln alongside her as she imagines making a home for herself in the center of his magisterial memorial; ponder Alexis de Tocqueville's America; witness the inner workings of a Bronx middle-school student council; take a high-speed lesson in great American women in the National Portrait Gallery; and consider the cost of war to the brave American service families of Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The observations she makes as she travels charm and inform, and-as we have come to expect with Kalman-the route is always one of fascinating indirection.Kalman finds evidence of democracy at work all around us. And the cast of characters we meet along the way is rousing good company, featuring visits from Benjamin Franklin, Eleanor Roosevelt, and many others. And the Pursuit of Happiness is a remarkable tribute to our history and a powerful reminder of the potential our future holds, from a true national treasure. Watch a Video
The Thing Beneath the Bed
Patrick Rothfuss - 2010
It has pictures. It has a saccharine-sweet title. The main characters are a little girl and her teddy bear. But all of that is just protective coloration. The truth is, this is a book for adults with a dark sense of humor and an appreciation of old-school faerie tales.There are three separate endings to the book. Depending on where you stop, you are left with an entirely different story. One ending is sweet, another is horrible. The last one is the true ending, the one with teeth in it.The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle is a dark twist on the classic children's picture-book. I think of it as Calvin and Hobbes meets Coraline, with some Edward Gorey mixed in.Simply said: This is not a book for children.
Luke Pearson - 2010
And this is her folk tale. And pretty much everything you need to know about how good this is, is there on that absolutely gorgeously delightful cover above. By the end of it, you’ll have exactly the same smile as Hilda has.”— Forbidden PlanetHilda sits in her tent listening to the thunder passing overhead when she hears a bell. As she hurtles towards the vanishing tinkling sound, Hilda unwittingly embarks on an adventure into strange worlds ruled by magical forces. Luke Pearson tells this exciting tale for kids and adults alike.
Derek Ruiz - 2010
She's never been particularly attracted to the boys at her school, no matter how much her best friend, Vee, pushes tham at her. Not until Patch came along. With his easy smile and eyes that seem to see inside her, Nora is drawn to him against her better judgement.
Jeff Smith - 2010
This is the ultimate guide for every BONE fan!This fun and informative handbook includes comics, character profiles, a timeline of events, interviews with creator Jeff Smith and colorist Steve Hamaker, a showcase of cover art from the original BONE editions, special behind-the-scenes info, trivia, recipes, and other cool stuff!
The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung Fu Cavemen from the Future
Dav Pilkey - 2010
When Ook, Gluk, and their little dinosaur pal Lily are pulled through a time portal to 2222, they discover a future world that's even more devastated than their own. Luckily, they find a friend in Master Wong, a martial arts instructor who trains them in the ways of kung fu. Now all they have to do is travel back in time 502,223 years and save the day!
Chew: The Omnivore Edition, Vol. 1
John Layman - 2010
A weird secret. Tony Chu is cibopathic, which means he gets psychic impressions from whatever he eats. It also means he's a hell of a detective - as long as he doesn't mind nibbling on the corpse of a murder victim to figure out whodunit and why. He's been brought on by the Special Crimes Division of the FDA, the most powerful law enforcement agency on the planet, to investigate their strangest, sickest and most bizarre cases. This gorgeous, oversized edition loaded with extras follows Tony for the first ten issues of IGN.com's pick for "Best Indie Series of 2009," and MTV Splash Page's "Best New Series of 2009." Collects the New York Times' best seller "Taster's Choice," as well as the follow-up story-arc "International Flavor."This edition collects CHEW #1-10.
Mercy Thompson: Moon Called Vol. 2
Patricia Briggs - 2010
and herself? Scores are settled and secrets revealed in the thrilling climax of Patricia Briggs' Mercy Thompson: Moon Called. Collecting issues #5-8 of the series, along with an all-new, never-before-published 8-page bonus story, and a complete cover gallery.
Felicia Day - 2010
Horrible's Sing-Along Blog)! Chronicling the hilarious on- and offline lives of a group of Internet role-playing gamers, the Knights of Good, The Guild has become a cult hit, and is the winner of numerous awards from SXSW, YouTube, Yahoo, and the Streamys. Now, Day brings the wit and heart of the show to this graphic-novel prequel. In this origin tale of the Knights of Good, we learn about Cyd's life before joining the guild, how she became Codex, her awful breakup with boyfriend Trevor, and how she began to meet the other players who would eventually become her teammates.
Jaime Hernández - 2010
But first... wrestling Penny Century starts off with a blast with Whoa, Nellie , a unique graphic novelette in which Maggie, who has settled in withher pro-wrestler aunt for a while, experiences that wild and woolly world first-hand.Then it s back to chills and spills with the old cast of Hopey, Ray Dominguez, and Izzy Ortiz including Maggie sromantic dream fantasia The Race and the definitive Ray story, Everybody Loves Me, Baby. Penny Century also features two major flashback stories: Bay of Threes finally reveals the full back story behindBeatriz Penny Century Garcia, Maggie s long-time, bleached-blonde bombshell friend (who gives this volume its nameand can currently be seen as a super-villainess in Love and Rockets: New Stories), while Home School is one of Hernandez s popular looks at his characters lives from when they were little kids, drawn in an adorable simplified Dennis theMenace type style.
The Ukrainian and Russian Notebooks: Life and Death Under Soviet Rule
Igort - 2010
Now he brings those stories to new life with in-depth reporting and deep compassion. In The Russian Notebooks, Igort investigates the murder of award-winning journalist and human rights activist Anna Politkoyskaya. Anna spoke out frequently against the Second Chechen War, criticizing Vladimir Putin. For her work, she was detained, poisoned, and ultimately murdered. Igort follows in her tracks, detailing Anna’s assassination and the stories of abuse, murder, abduction, and torture that Russia was so desperate to censor. In The Ukrainian Notebooks, Igort reaches further back in history and illustrates the events of the 1932 Holodomor. Little known outside of the Ukraine, the Holodomor was a government-sanctioned famine, a peacetime atrocity during Stalin’s rule that killed anywhere from 1.8 to twelve million ethnic Ukrainians. Told through interviews with the people who lived through it, Igort paints a harrowing picture of hunger and cruelty under Soviet rule. With elegant brush strokes and a stark color palette, Igort has transcribed the words and emotions of his subjects, revealing their intelligence, humanity, and honesty—and exposing the secret world of the former USSR.
Beasts of Burden: Animal Rites
Evan Dorkin - 2010
With the human residents unaware of the danger, it's up to a determined crew of dogs (and one cat) to keep their community safe.Horror, adventure, mystery, and humor thrive on every page of Beasts of Burden, which promises to capture readers' hearts and haunt their dreams.Award-winning comics creators Evan Dorkin (Milk & Cheese) and Jill Thompson (Scary Godmother) come together to share the lives of some unlucky heroes, first introduced in The Dark Horse Book of Hauntings, for which Dorkin and Thompson won coveted Eisner awards for Best Short Story and Best Painter. Animal Rites collects those earliest tales, along with the four-issue comic series Beats of Burden.
Greg Rucka - 2010
In this first tale, Batwoman battles a madwoman known only as Alice, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, who sees her life as a fairy tale and everyone around her as expendable extras! Batwoman must stop Alice from unleashing a toxic death cloud over all of Gotham City -- but Alice has more up her sleeve than just poison, and Batwoman's life will never ever be the same again. Also, witness the origin of Batwoman in the shocking and tragic story "Go," in which young Kate Kane and her family are kidnapped by terrorists, and Kate's life - and the lives of her family - will never be the same! Detective Comics #854–860.
The Invincible Iron Man, Volume 1
Matt Fraction - 2010
Every bit as ruthless and ten times as smart, the younger Stane is all five of Stark's nightmares rolled into one - and his perversion of Stark's technology into a weapon capable of slaying hundreds of innocents at a time starts the clock ticking on a chess game Iron Man must win! Then, Tony goes on the run from Norman Osborn! Osborn now has all the power he ever wanted minus the most important ingredient, the registration database, which is stored in the only place Stark could guarantee its safe keeping - inside his Extremis-enhanced brain.Collecting: Invincible Iron Man 1-19
Alias: Ultimate Collection, Vol. 2
Brian Michael Bendis - 2010
She hung up her cape and tights when she realized she would forever be considered a second-rate super hero. Now a tough-as-nails private investigator, Jessica returns home to find a mysterious girl in a costume hiding in her apartment, but she flies away before Jessica can find out who she is. Through sources, Jessica discovers that her intruder is Mattie Franklin, a.k.a. Spider-Woman, a teenage super hero with a connection to Daily Bugle publisher J. Jonah Jameson. With Mattie in danger, Jessica Jones must seek help from an unlikely source - Jessica Drew, the original Spider-Woman - to bring her home alive. Then, for the first time, learn all of Jessica's hidden secrets - how she got her powers and joined the Avengers, and the dark, unspoken chapter in Marvel Universe history that changed her life forever. Guest-starring Peter Parker, Jean Grey, and the Avengers! Collects ALIAS #16-28.
Ender's Game Ultimate Collection
Christopher Yost - 2010
His peers bully him, his parents are aloof, and his older brother is violently resentful of him. He might also be humanity's only hope. Ender is recruited to join the International Fleet's legion of child warriors in training, to report for duty in defense of the planet. Leaving behind the only person who ever understood him--his kind-hearted sister Valentine--he takes on the challenge of becoming a commander in Earth's defenses. His promise is high, and his teachers are sure he will rise to the test--that is, if Battle School doesn't kill him first. Ender struggles to find a place within his soul for tranquility, humanity and a connection with something greater than the brutal mechanics of war and strategy. But when he is thrust into Command School at a vastly accelerated pace, will he crack up on the road to becoming the hero that the human race so desperately needs? Sci-fi legend Orson Scott Card's Hugo and Nebula-Award winning classic is brought to vivid life by writer Christopher Yost (X-Force) and artist Pasqual Ferry (Ultimate Iron Man II).COLLECTING:ENDER'S GAME: BATTLE SCHOOL 1-5; ENDER'S GAME: COMMAND SCHOOL 1-5
Love and Rockets: New Stories #3
Gilbert Hernández - 2010
In the main story Ray finally gets his date with Maggie: The couple goes to an art opening and to dinner, they discuss the crazy world of dreams, and Maggie asks Ray for a huge favor. Also in this volume, Brown Town, Blue Sun, a new installment in Jaime's beloved little kids flashback series: A ten-year-old Maggie and her family move away from Hoppers to a desert ghost town And on the Gilbert side of the ledger, Scarlet by Starlight is a story starring Fritz (of High Soft Lisp fame) that (in contrast to #2's silent masterpiece Hypnotwist) consists entirely of a 14-page dialogue scene. Killer/Sad Girl/Star picks up the Sad Girl character from LRNS #2, and how no one in her family takes her budding film career seriously.
Deadpool, Merc with a Mouth: Head Trip
Victor Gischler - 2010
What is this deadly object? Well, Deadpool's employer is being a little vague about that. Let's just say when the secret is finally revealed, it's enough to throw even the Merc with two Mouths for a loop.Collecting: Deadpool: Merc with a Mouth 1-13
The Amory Wars: The Second Stage Turbine Blade Ultimate Edition
Claudio Sánchez - 2010
The story that has captured the attention of millions of fans worldwide is found here in one volume, overflowing with images of terror and wonder. Featuring never-before-seen bonus material.
Serenity: Float Out
Patton Oswalt - 2010
Float Out includes three brand-new stories of Wash in a series of exciting smuggling raids, each providing a hair-raising escape or daring last-minute rescue! Featuring a cameo that will leave Serenity fans reeling, this special one-shot presents new tales of the Serenity universe's past and tantalizing hints about its future!
Hanna is Not a Boy's Name Volume 1
Tess Stone - 2010
Or at least, that's what his card says. But as people get to know him, one finds that there is not a lot of detective work in Hanna's daily life, but rather more of a mad scramble to get out of whatever mess he so wonderfully landed himself (and others) in.Having previously worked solo, Hanna now finds himself with a new partner; a man dead for at least a decade with no memory of his life and no desire to unearth it. Shockingly, the dead man has more sense in him than Hanna ever did and begins to dutifully keep track of all of their cases together, all while trying to guide the over-eager boy gently through every day without getting himself killed.It should be easy enough, but seeing as the man is dead in the first place, he can't vouch for how good he is at staying alive.
Tangles: A Story About Alzheimer's, My Mother, and Me
Sarah Leavitt - 2010
What do you do when your outspoken, passionate, and quick-witted mother starts fading into a forgetful, fearful woman? In this powerful graphic memoir, Sarah Leavitt reveals how Alzheimer's disease transformed her mother Midge--and her family--forever.
Weapons of Mass Diplomacy
Abel Lanzac - 2010
Readers follow Lanzac’s fictionalized self, Arthur Vlaminck, a speechwriter for the French Foreign Minister. As part of a team of flamboyant ministerial advisors, he has been tasked with drafting France’s response to the growing international crisis in the Middle East, which is then delivered before the United Nations Security Council. A graphic milestone of diplomacy, Weapons of Mass Diplomacy—a bestseller in Europe—provides a revelatory account of a period that saw French fries become “freedom fries” and an alternative perspective on the decisions leading up to the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.
X-Men: Second Coming
Mike CareyIbraim Roberson - 2010
In the epic crossover Second Coming, Cyclops' faith pays off when Cable returns to the present with Hope, the girl he believes to be the mutant messiah. But will she be the savior or destroyer of mutantkind? We may never know, as she is the target of an initiative for mutant eradication unlike anything the X-Men have ever experienced. Many will be wounded. Several will die. Is Hope worth it?Collecting: Second Coming: Prepare, 1-2; Uncanny X-Men 523-525; New Mutants 12-14; X-Men Legacy 235-237; X-Force 26-28
Black Widow: The Name of the Rose
Marjorie M. Liu - 2010
And yet as the Black Widow, she manages to hold her own against a world of incredibly powerful enemies and allies. But now someone has tried to kill Natasha and almost succeeded. Now she sets out to find her attacker with no suspects and no leads. Who could be deadly enough to get the drop on Natasha?Collecting: Black Widow 1-5 & material from Enter the Heroic Age
Brody's Ghost, Volume 1
Mark Crilley - 2010
But no, the teenaged ghostly girl who'd come face to face with him in the middle of a busy city street was all too real. And now she was back, telling him she needed his help in hunting down a dangerous killer, and that he must undergo training from the spirit of a centuries-old samurai to unlock his hidden supernatural powers. Thirteen-time Eisner nominee Mark Crilley joins Dark Horse to launch his most original and action-packed saga to date in Brody's Ghost, the first in a six-volume limited series.
To Teach: The Journey, in Comics
William Ayers - 2010
From Ayers's early days teaching kindergarten, readers follow this renowned educational theorist on his "voyage of discovery and surprise." We meet fellow travelers from schools across the country and watch students grow across a year and a lifetime.To Teach is a vivid, honest portrayal of the everyday magic of teaching, and what it means to be a "good" teacher--debunking myths perpetuated on film and other starry-eyed hero/teacher fictions. Illuminated by the evocative and wry drawings of Ryan Alexander-Tanner, this literary comics memoir is both engaging and insightful. These illustrated stories remind us how curiosity, a sense of adventure, and a healthy dose of reflection can guide us all to learn the most from this world. This dynamic book will speak to comic fans, memoir readers, and educators of all stripes.
Greg Pak - 2010
Captured, enslaved and forced to fight in the gladiatorial contests of the Great Arena at the whim of the planet's merciless ruler, the Red King, the Hulk faces his ultimate challenge - to rise and free an oppressed people or to give in to the monster within and destroy all! Collecting Incredible Hulk #92-105 and Planet Hulk: Gladiator Guidebook.
Dr. Horrible and Other Horrible Stories
Zack Whedon - 2010
Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, this collection of stories written by Zack Whedon (Deadwood, Fringe) chronicles some of the earliest adventures in the lives of archenemies Captain Hammer and Dr. Horrible.This anthology solves many unanswered questions left over from the show. For instance: What event inspired Dr. Horrible to become the world's greatest criminal mastermind? Why is Penny, the beautiful girl from the Laundromat, still single? How can you, the reader, be like blustering do-gooder Captain Hammer? And why is Horrible's sidekick, Moist, so . . . um . . . well, you'll find out!* Collects the first issue of Dr. Horrible with all three digital comics from MySpace Dark Horse Presents.* Includes a never-before-seen sixteen-page story, about the top secret organization The Evil League of Evil.
Freakangels Complete Box Set
Warren Ellis - 2010
Six years ago, they used their psychic powers in unison and accidentally flooded the world. Today, they live in and defend Whitechapel, perhaps the last real settlement in soggy London, from the evil machinations of one of their own – a “Freakangel” gone rogue. But when Mark, the bad seed, returns and forces his old friends to expand their consciousness beyond all concepts of space and time, they discover there’s something coming… something dark and terrible beyond the borders of Whitechapel, closing in for the kill. Writer Warren Ellis and artist Paul Duffield proudly present the 2010 Eagle Award-winning adventures of the Freakangels in this gorgeous box set collection of all six volumes! Packaged in a sturdy slipcase featuring striking original art, never-before-seen!
PunisherMAX, Vol. 1: Kingpin
Jason Aaron - 2010
Wilson Fisk is a bodyguard for mob boss Don Rigoletto, but he has his eyes on a much bigger prize, and he's gonna use Frank Castle to help him realize his dreams. It's the biggest story in MAX history, as we witness the birth of the greatest villain the Punisher has ever faced.COLLECTING: PunisherMAX #1-5
Thor: The Trials of Loki
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa - 2010
The God of Mischief and Trickery, Loki. Meet the mirthful, beloved young man that made all the Asgardians laugh...until the first time he killed. Discover the gnarled roots of his twisted, unrelenting hatred of the Asgardians. And learn the chilling truth of why he'll never be stopped...Collects: Loki 1-4
Darkwing Duck, Vol. 1: The Duck Knight Returns
Ian Brill - 2010
Canard are crime-free, patrolled by Quackwerks new robotic Arrestoids. It's been a year and a half since Darkwing Duck has been seen. What ever happened to the Terror That Flaps In The Night? And when Quackerjack decides to "put the old band back together," will Drake Mallard answer the call of justice?
Orc Stain, Vol. 1
James Stokoe - 2010
Savage, bloodthirsty creatures, they are without number, staining nearly every corner of the globe. The mighty Orc Tzar, newest leader of the mob, marches ever north to find the lost organ of a forgotten god. Only a lone, one-eyed orc with a mysterious gift can find the key to breaking the cycle forever.
Judge Dredd - Tour of Duty: The Backlash
John WagnerCarl Critchlow - 2010
Keeping order are the Judges, a stern police force acting as judge, jury and executioner. Toughest of all is Judge Dredd. He is the law!Having instigated a change to the Mutant Laws in Mega-City One, Judge Dredd and Chief Judge Hershey find themselves at odds with fellow Judges and the majority of the city's citizens. Enter Dan Francisco; TV star and Judge of the people, who steps up to challenge Hershey's authority. His victory could mean big changes to the lives of all mutants currently residing in the Big Meg.
Family Man Volume I
Dylan Meconis - 2010
In the Germany of 1768, having a Jewish father (converted) and a Christian mother (determined) caused more than a little social difficulty. Until recently, Luther compensated by ignoring his heritage and climbing to the top of his Theology class at a prestigious university. When some ill-advised research takes his belief in God on an unexpected detour, however, Luther finds himself expelled from both the school and his promising career.Stuck home with his misfit family, he'll take any job that lets him lick his wounds in peace. When a mysterious colleague extends an offer that seems too good to be true, Luther must decide just how much he missed life in academia.WELCOME TO THE ENLIGHTENMENT. TRY NOT TO LOSE YOUR WAY.In an obscure university deep in the forests of Moravia, the exuberant feast of knowledge called the Enlightenment is in full swing. Rector Jakob Nolte reigns supreme over a staff of eccentric professors and a magnificent campus devoted to the pursuit of reason. The school's greatest asset in this endeavor is either its remarkable library or its equally remarkable librarian, Ariana Nolte - the Rector's only daughter.While the library's collection offers boundless illumination, deep shadows lie between father and daughter. Darker still are the woods outside... where human nature is forfeit to a much more brutal contract than any philosopher could devise.This volume collects the first two chapters of the acclaimed graphic novel by Dylan Meconis, serialized online at www.lutherlevy.com.
J. Michael Straczynski - 2010
Michael Straczynski could tell! Returned to the pantheon of great Marvel heroes, the Asgardian God of Thunder is reunited with the mortal form of Dr. Don Blake. Together, they must recon with the legacy of the mythic Norse kingdom and the awakening of its immortal heroes--but in a world that may not want them back! J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5 creator, Changeling screenwriter) hits a grand slam with his reappraisal of the Thor mythos, a creative success on so many levels the glowing praise from fans and critics alike is becoming routine. COLLECTING: Fantastic Four #536-537, Thor #1-12 and #600-603, Thor Giant-Size Finale.
Poetry in (e) Motion: The Illustrated Words of Scroobius Pip
Scroobius Pip - 2010
One of the UK’s most exciting up-and-coming hip-hop artists, Scroobius Pip, is a master of the spoken word lyric.From his childhood musings in the school playground to his feelings on the rat race, Pip has selected from his online fan collective artistic collaborations that bring the power of his lyrics to the printed page, creating an innovative multimedia collection of modern poetry.
Chester 5000 XYV
Jess Fink - 2010
Priscilla is a woman with needs, and her inventor husband Robert is a little too busy with his experiments to keep her fully satisfied. Science to the rescue! With a few gears and springs, the proper appendages, a little lubrication, and a lot of love, Chester 5000 is born! He's the perfect tool for the job... but what if Chester is more than just a machine? What are the consequences of trying to engineer love= A delight for adult readers of all stripes, Jess Fink's Top Shelf debut reads like a whimsical love-child of steampunk, silent film and erotic comics.
Élodie Durand - 2010
Suddenly, the sentence of her normal life has been interrupted by the opening of a parenthesis that may never close. Based on the real experiences of cartoonist Élodie Durand, Parenthesis is a gripping testament of struggle, fragility, acceptance, and transformation which was deservedly awarded the Revelation Prize of the Angoulême International Comics Festival.
Jon McNaught - 2010
Gorgeously designed. Quintessentially British. A rare joy. Simply put1975Jon McNaught undertakes a thirty-eight-page graphic novel where he revisits his youth in the bleak windswept Falkland Islands situated in the South Atlantic. In his trademark silent storytelling style he covers two separate narratives, Pebble Island and Broadcast, both set in these stark and unforgiving surroundings that nonetheless exude an air of tranquility.Jon McNaught is a comic book artist, printmaker, and freelance illustrator. He lives in Bristol, United Kingdom.
Prelude to a Million Years / Song Without Words / Vertigo
Lynd Ward - 2010
Prelude to a Million Years (1933) is a dark meditation on art, inspiration, and the disparity between the ideal and the real. Song Without Words (1936), a protest against the rise of European fascism, asks if ours is a world still fit for the human soul. Vertigo (1937), Ward’s undisputed masterpiece, is an epic novel on the theme of the individual caught in the downward spiral of a sinking American economy. Its characters include a young violinist, her luckless fiancé, and an elderly business magnate who—movingly, and without ever becoming a political caricature—embodies the social forces determining their fate.The images reproduced in this volume are taken from prints pulled from the original woodblocks or first-generation electrotypes. Ward’s novels are presented, for the first time since the 1930s, in the format that the artist intended, one image per right-hand page, and are followed by four essays in which he discusses the technical challenges of his craft. Art Spiegelman contributes an introductory essay, “Reading Pictures,” that defines Ward’s towering achievement in that most demanding of graphic-story forms, the wordless novel in woodcuts.
Bitter Medicine: A Graphic Memoir of Mental Illness
Clem Martini - 2010
A decade later, his brother Olivier was told he had the same disease. For the past thirty years the Martini family has struggled to comprehend and cope with a devastating illness, frustrated by a health care system lacking in resources and empathy, the imperfect science of medication, and the strain of mental illness on familial relationships.Throughout it all, Olivier, an accomplished visual artist, drew. His sketches, comic strips, and portraits document his experience with, and capture the essence of, this all too frequently misunderstood disease. In "Bitter Medicine," Olivier's poignant graphic narrative runs alongside and communicates with a written account of the past three decades by his younger brother, award-winning author and playwright Clem Martini. The result is a layered family memoir that faces head-on the stigma attached to mental illness.Shot through with wry humour and unapologetic in its politics, "Bitter Medicine" is the story of the Martini family, a polemical and poetic portrait of illness, and a vital and timely call for action.
Kamala Chandrakant - 2010
He is besotted. He forgets his duties as a king and is absent-minded with his wife, Aushinari. Both gods and humans are involved in the dramatic twists and turns of his romance with the charming apsara, who dances for Lord Indra himself. Eventually, stumbling through their highs and lows, King Pururavas and Urvashi finally find their way to everlasting joy.
Ben Haggarty - 2010
It imagines a year in the life of Poika - a Mesolithic boy on the cusp of adulthood. Set in what is now North East Yorkshire, 10,000 years ago before Britain became an island, stories of a small tribe's daily struggle for survival are interwoven with some of humankind's most ancient myths, fairytales and legends. Grounded in detailed archaeological research, this is a book of action and adventure, horror and romance, magic and beauty.MeZolith was one of The Times's Graphic Novels of the Year in 2010.
Red Robin, Vol. 1: The Grail
Christopher Yost - 2010
But not everyone is ready to give up on the old one. Someone believes that Bruce Wayne may still be alive...and that someone is Red Robin. But who is wearing the Red Robin costume, and why is he traveling the globe looking for a dead man? Whoever he is, he's not alone in his search and has been targeted by the League of Assassins. What does Ra's al Ghul want with Red Robin? Why are members of the League of Assassins being targeted for death? And what happened to the life Red Robin left behind?
Multiplex: Enjoy Your Show (Book 1)
Gordon McAlpin - 2010
Showcasing a unique blend of comedy and drama with real-world film commentary and criticism, this compilation also includes more than 30 bonus comics, character bios, and an all-new, exclusive 12-page prequel story set on the opening night of Star Wars: Episode III—Revenge of the Sith.
Requiem Vampire Knight Vol. 4: The Convent Of The Sisters Of Blood and The Queen Of Dead Souls
Pat Mills - 2010
Occultist Aleister Crowley is holding a soirée, a group of followers gathered to witness the consecration of his mistress, Leah. Non-believers beware!In Necropolis City, Requiem, Rebecca and Otto continue to slog it out, using Otto's prize collection of exquisite antique weaponry: medieval shield with sword blade, holy water sprinkler and volley gun, crossbow with wheel-lock firearm...and a piano gun?!What about the red snow plague? General Salem's troops repel the bubonic-infected zombies storming Vlad Bridge, just as the killer rats stop laughing - and their boils erupt... Requiem is also internally battling Thurim, who's very keen to take over his body and rejoin Necropolis as a non-living member of vampire society. As Thurim gains supremacy, his enormous libido lands him in a very compromising position with the Ape of Thoth. It gets ugly and, uh, hairy.
Steampunk Tales: Issue 7
John F. MontagneRichard Farnsworth - 2010
Issue 7 contains 8 stories, most running between 4,300 to 11,000 words, for an unbelievable price. Tales in Issue 7 include:1. Mask of Tezcatlipoca, Part 4 by G. D. Falksen. The Sacrifices of Automated Tabulation by Richard Farnsworth 3. A Town of Crows, Part 2 by Lawrence R. Dagstine4. Unbelieving Jaxx, Part 2 by John F. Montagne 5. Mist and Shadow by Arkwright6. Lonely Light, Part 2 by Karl Custer7. The Trials of Professor Sinister; Extracts from the Traveling Diary of Matalaine Morningside, Part 2 by Larry C. Kay8. Sideways, Part 4 by Andrew SingletonOriginal cover painting by the amazingly amazing Adam Smith!Tales Included in Issue 7:1. Mask of Tezcatlipoca, Part 4 by G. D. Falksen2. The Sacrifices of Automated Tabulation by Richard Farnsworth3. A Town of Crows, Part 2 by Lawrence R. Dagstine4. Unbelieving Jaxx, Part 2 by John F. Montagne5. Mist and Shadow by Arkwright6. Lonely Light, Part 2 by Karl Custer7. The Trials of Professor Sinister; Extracts from the Traveling Diary of Matalaine Morningside, Part 2 by Larry C. Kay8. Sideways, Part 4 by Andrew SingletonOriginal cover painting by the amazingly amazing Adam Smith!
Seven Soldiers of Victory, Book One
Grant Morrison - 2010
Featuring the first four of the seven soldiers: The Shining Knight, The Guardian, Zatanna and Klarion the Witch Boy. Independently, each of these characters is featured in a story that redefines their purpose in the DC Universe. But their stories also interweave with the others, telling a grander story of a devastating global threat to mankind. Together, these reluctant champions must work together to save the world from the insidious threat of the invading Sheeda warriors — without even meeting one another.Collecting: Seven Soldiers of Victory 0, Guardian 1-4, Klarion, the Witchboy 1-3, Zatanna 1-3, Shinning Knight 1-4
Deadpool & Cable: Ultimate Collection, Book 1
Fabian Nicieza - 2010
Wade Wilson and Nathan Summers - Marvel's mightiest mutant mercs - are back, and this time they're stuck with each other! Can two grown men armed to the teeth with deadly genetic weaponry live together without driving each other crazy?! Action, adventure, black humor, black-ops, face-changing viruses, gratuitous France-bashing, and lots of gunfire mark the return of two of Marvel's fan-favorite anti-heroes! Collects Cable & Deadpool #1-18.
Shot Clock Slam (Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels)
Chris Kreie - 2010
Feeding the ball to Jason in the post is a guaranteed two points, but Perry refuses to play nice. Instead, he hogs the ball and takes bad shots, ruining the team's rhythm. Will Perry's selfishness spoil the Tigers' run at the state championship, or will the two talented teens team up to slam dunk the competition?
Jon McNaught - 2010
Evoking so much, saying little on the surface, yet what the reader takes away is a profound sense of wonder. Beautiful."—Forbidden PlanetIn his first graphic novella, Jon McNaught captures the beauty and peacefulness of our childhood neighborhoods and transports us back to those clear evenings dotted with pink fluffy clouds and the sound of silence we have come to yearn for after years of living in the bustle of the city.Jon McNaught is a comic book artist, printmaker, and freelance illustrator. He lives in Bristol, United Kingdom.
Hillary L. Chute - 2010
Aline Kominsky-Crumb is a pioneer of the autobiographical form, showing women's everyday lives, especially through the lens of the body. Phoebe Gloeckner places teenage sexuality at the center of her work, while Lynda Barry uses collage and the empty spaces between frames to capture the process of memory. Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis experiments with visual witness to frame her personal and historical narrative, and Alison Bechdel's Fun Home meticulously incorporates family documents by hand to re-present the author's past.These five cartoonists move the art of autobiography and graphic storytelling in new directions, particularly through the depiction of sex, gender, and lived experience. Hillary L. Chute explores their verbal and visual techniques, which have transformed autobiographical narrative and contemporary comics. Through the interplay of words and images, and the counterpoint of presence and absence, they express difficult, even traumatic stories while engaging with the workings of memory. Intertwining aesthetics and politics, these women both rewrite and redesign the parameters of acceptable discourse.
Batman & Robin, Vol. 1: Batman Reborn
Grant Morrison - 2010
The new Dynamic Duo hit the streets with a bang in their new flying Batmobile as they face off against an assemblage of villains called the Circus of Strange. They also tackle their first mission investigating a child who's been abducted by the mysterious Domino Killer. But will everything go smoothly? And who exactly are the new Batman and Robin? The newest era of The Dark Knight begins here!Collecting: Batman & Robin 1-6
Nicki Greenberg - 2010
The play's the thing. Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king! Denmark is in turmoil. The palace is seething with treachery, suspicion and intrigue. On a mission to avenge his father's murder, Prince Hamlet tries to claw free of the moral decay all around him. But in the ever-deepening nest of plots, of plays within plays, nothing is what it seems. Doubt and betrayal torment the Prince until he is propelled into a spiral of unstoppable violence. In this sumptuous staging of Shakespeare's enigmatic play on the page, Nicki Greenberg has created an extraordinary visual feast that sweeps up all in its path as the drama intensifies both on stage and off. An astounding work - unique, gripping and, as ever, tragic.
Little Lulu, Volume 24: The Space Dolly and Other Stories
John Stanley - 2010
Features such characters as - Fifi, a little girl with a French accent and a missing piggybank, Iggy who teaches Annie's doll to fly, Alvin who makes a new friend, the fellers who misunderstand tea parties, a sandcastle contest that determines who gets a kiss from Gloria, and Lulu who accidentally makes a farce of Father's Day.
Steampunk Tales: Issue 5
G.D. FalksenMeagan Frankln - 2010
Cold Boiler Blues by Tonia Brown2. Facets and Fantasy, Part One by Donald E. Tiers3. Letters Between Young Ladies Of Fashionable Society, And The Alarming Events That Unfold Within -- Part The Third by Jillian Venters4. The Mask of Tezcatlipoca, Part Three by G. D. Falksen5. Sideways, Part II: The Vanishing Man, And The Iron Gholem Of The West by Andrew Singleton6. The Steam Elephant by Steven R. Southard7. Still Waters, Part One by Arkwright8. The Weed on the Floss by Eli Effinger-WeintraubCover art by the amazing akumuink.com!!
The Art of Lenore
Roman Dirge - 2010
The book includes more than 200 full-color illustrations of Lenore and her rotting friends, as well as exclusive insights into how the strip came together and the evolution of each of the fabulously bizarre characters!
Steampunk Tales: Issue 9
G.D. FalksenJohn Sondericker III - 2010
Letters Between Young Ladies Of Fashionable Society, And The Alarming Events That Unfold Within -- Part Four By Jillian Venters2. A Visit from Dorian the Anarchist, part 1 by Arkwright3. The Trials of Professor Sinister; Extracts from the Traveling Diary of Matalaine Morningside, Part 4 by Larry C. Kay4. The Watchmaker’s Apprentice, Part 2 by Justin Porter5. Calliope by Tonia Brown6. Some Unforeseen Event, chapter 2 by Cindy MacLeod7. Tales from a Millwall Tattoo Parlour, part 2 by Austin WIlliams8. Mask of Tezcatlipoca, Part 5 by G. D. FalksenOriginal cover painting by Bethalynne Bajema!
Tribute: Michael Jackson, King of Pop
Wey-Yuih Loh - 2010
The newest addition to the publisher's critically acclaimed library features a cover and foreword by artist and friend of Jackson's Giuseppe Mazzola. The life of the world's most popular entertainer was infused with fantasy and tragedy. His discography is legendary. His legacy is complicated and unparalleled
The Zombie Hunters, Volume 1
Jenny Romanchuk - 2010
It is inspired by a post-apocalyptic vision of the future as well as past human history. This story follows a group of zombie hunters as they go though life as survivors of the undead outbreak. The characters reside on an artificial island, the former site of the Argus Research Campus. The hunters, like so many others on the island, are infected- they carry a dormant strain of the undead virus, which will cause them to turn into one of several different types of undead when they die.The infected are marked and segregated from the rest of the inhabitants on the island, making a living by working offshore in the wastes, hunting zombies and collecting salvage, trading their freedom for safety. As the story unfolds you'll find out more about the characters and their sordid pasts and discover hidden secrets about them, their world, and the people that surround them.
Deadpool: Wade Wilson's War
Duane Swierczynski - 2010
Really. Want answers about Deadpool? Like why does he refuse to remove his weird red and black mask? Why does he only answer to the name "Deadpool?" Was he really part of a black bag special ops team that nobody has ever heard of? Were his teammates really given names like "Bulllseye," "Silver Sable" and "Domino"? What did Wilson know, and when did he know it? A bloody massacre in Sinaloa, Mexico, has left hundreds dead and disgraced soldier Wade Wilson has a LOT of explaining to do. COLLECTING: Deadpool: Wade Wilson's War #1-4
Reality Check (Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels)
Nel Yomtov - 2010
During a scrimmage, Ricky plays rough and injures his own team's top scorer. Ricky's father is proud of him, but his teammates ditch him because of his dangerous checks. Ricky tries to ease up a little, but his teammates won't forgive him, and his father is mad that he's not giving 110 percent. Can he fix things before the state's toughest team comes to town?
The Wellington Division
Sarah Mensinga - 2010
And so when he's caught Sprite-hunting and expelled from Daklore's capital for a year, he's not all that upset. It's a much-needed vacation. Determined to enjoy the time off, Tearse heads to his island, a final gift from his dead mother and a place he rarely gets to visit.Yet when Tearse reaches the small patch of land, he stumbles on two children who claim to be from another world. The children wear bracelets that once belonged to the Emperor: metal cuffs that would allow the ruler to leave Tearse's world to terrorize others.Complicating matters, the Sprites, a race that the Emperor has subjugated for centuries, believe their prophesied savior has finally been found, and civil war is brewing. It doesn't take long for Tearse, and the children he's grudgingly helping, to be swept up in a fight fueled by ages of injustice and oppression.
Little Lulu's Pal Tubby, Vol. 1: The Castaway and Other Stories
John Stanley - 2010
Filled with all the charm and hilarity of Little Lulu, Tubby is a familiar but different delight from comics legend John Stanley! Dark Horse is proud to present these never-before-reprinted gems from comics' golden age in a new series of paperback collections. Like Dark Horse's new Little Lulu series, Tubby is printed in full color, just as the comics appeared over fifty years ago! o Reprinting Marge's Tubby #1-#6 for the first time ever, in full color! o Published quarterly at first, Tubby included John Stanley's only published cartooning work of the 1950s. In fact, Stanley was inspired to draw issues #2-#9 in their entirety.
Yi Soon Shin: Warrior and Defender #3
Onrie Kompan - 2010
The Battle of Sacheon ensues as Admiral Yi Soon Shin unleashes his most powerful weapon against the samurai invaders of Japan; the mighty Kobukson! Witness the most brutal counterstrike in all history re-imagined in this next epic chapter of YI SOON SHIN: WARRIOR AND DEFENDER!
Aitor Eraña - 2010
Stool Cemetery—in fact, its residents are rather busy. There’s a zombie trying to escape his tomb, a vampire looking for a job, a teenage ghost-girl dreaming of returning to life, and all the while, the Grim Reaper is searching for a little affection. Drawn in a bold style that complements the big personalities of the characters, these humorous strips will endear fans of comics to each story arc and reveal the illustrated land of St. Stool Cemetery as a place worth revisiting. This work is in association with Diabolo Ediciones.
Little Lulu, Volume 25: The Burglar-Proof Clubhouse and Other Stories
John Stanley - 2010
Lulu Moppet, her best friend/nemesis Tubby, and the rest of the Main Street gang never run out of new ways into and out of (but mostly into) trouble. This new volume is no exception, filled cover to cover with mirthful mayhem from a pair of all-time comics masters.
Knights of the Dinner Table: The Bag Wars Saga
Jolly R. Blackburn - 2010
The Knights are embarking on their greatest adventure ever… the Bag Wars Saga! However, this is no mere compilation, but a “director’s cut” of the Bag Wars story arc including expanded and reworked versions of these fan-favorite stories from Knights of the Dinner Table, plus brand new strips, totaling over 30 pages of new material! Even better, this PDF version is in full color!
Atomic Robo, Vol. 4: Atomic Robo and Other Strangeness #4
Brian Clevinger - 2010
The Vampire Dimension invaded his home. A giant mutant sea-beast chased him through Tokyo. An insane and probably not super genius velociraptor shot him out of the skies over the South Pacific and held him hostage in a cave. Now he's being haunted by a scientifically impossible entity from his past. Meet ATOMIC ROBO's newest nemesis: his oldest nemesis!
Dungeon: Twilight - Vol. 3: The New Centurions
Joann Sfar - 2010
Terra Amata has exploded and the Dark Fortress of the Grand Khan needs to master the nitro tech. To that end, they hire Marvin the Red even as others plot malevolently… In the second episode, Marvin the dragon and Marvin the Red are trapped on a quickly revolving piece of the exploded planet, and must constantly run or fall off into oblivion!
Unlovable: The Complete Collection
Esther Pearl Watson - 2010
This boxed set collectsthe complete, acclaimed two-volume saga of Tammy's sophomore year ofhigh school in 1989.Tammy has built a devoted following over the last several years in the pagesof BUST magazine, where Unlovable continues to be serialized on the magazine'sback page, and this beautifully produced, slipcased collection features all832 pages of her sometimes ordinary, sometimes humiliating, often poignant and always hilarious exploits. Her hopes, dreams, agonies and defeats are brought to vivid, comedic life by Watson's lovingly grotesque drawings, filled with all theeighties essentials -- too much mascara, leg warmers with heels and huge hair, etc. -- as well as timeless teen concernslike acne, dandruff, and the opposite sex (or same sex, in some cases). Unlovable addresses the mysteries of adolescencethrough Tammy's naivete; girls and women in particular will find much that resonates, but men will also relate to Unlovable'suniversal humor and wide cast of characters. Tammy's life isn't pretty, but it is endlessly charming and hilarious.This complete edition will be handsomely packaged in an irresistibly sparkly box that would make Tammy proud.