Best of
Graphic-Novels

2013

Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Search, Part 3


Gene Luen Yang - 2013
    Yet Zuko's sister Azula is becoming increasingly dangerous, threatening to ruin everything that Zuko, Aang, Katara, and Sokka have struggled to achieve on their search!

Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year One - The Complete Collection


Tom Taylor - 2013
    But when the Man of Steel can't protect the thing he holds most dear, he decides to stop trying to save the world-and start ruling it.Now, the Last Son of Krypton is enforcing peace on Earth by any means necessary. Only one man stands between Superman and absolute power: Batman. And the Dark Knight will use any method at his disposal to stop his former friend from reshaping the world in his shattered image.Written by Tom Taylor (EARTH 2) with art by Jheremy Raapack (RESIDENT EVIL), Mike S. Miller (A Game of Thrones) and more, this thrilling graphic novel collects INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US digital chapters 1-36 and in single magazine form as INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US 1-12 and INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US ANNUAL 1.

Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Search, Part 2


Gene Luen Yang - 2013
    It's an opportunity that his sister, the deadly and insane Azula, will not fail to take advantage of as she joins Zuko and his friends, Aang, Katara, and Sokka on their journey into a mysterious forest from which some people never reemerge...

Game On!


Lincoln Peirce - 2013
    So when he suits up for any sport, he does it with an unmistakable swagger. From fine-tuning his trash-talking skills on the basketball court to his cocky ’tude in the soccer goal, Nate can be a bigger challenge to his teammates than their opponents. Enjoy Nate and his friends’ mostly hapless sports encounters through not-always-highlight-reel moments in the all-color Big Nate: Game On.  Includes poster.

Big Nate: I Can't Take It!


Lincoln Peirce - 2013
    He thinks big. He talks big. He acts big. And the Big Nate: I Can't Take It, featuring our mischievous middle-school hero, is big fun.Life can be stressful for Nate Wright. At school, Mrs. Godfrey makes every day a nightmare. At home, he's stuck between Ellen, his incredibly annoying older sister, and Dad, perhaps the most clueless parent of all time. And don't get him started on Gina, the ultimate teacher's pet, or Artur, the unassuming exchange student who bests him at every turn. It's enough to make even a can-do kid like Nate scream: "I CAN'T TAKE IT!"

Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Search, Part 1


Gene Luen Yang - 2013
    Azula Joins Team Avatar?!For years, fans of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra have burned with one question—what happened to Fire Lord Zuko's mother? Finding a clue at last, Zuko enlists the aid of Team Avatar—and the most unlikely ally of all—to help uncover the biggest secret of his life.Written by Eisner winner and National Book Award nominee Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese) in close collaboration with Avatar creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino, this story will change the lives of Aang and his friends forever!

Lighter than My Shadow


Katie Green - 2013
    She'd sit at the table in silent protest, hide uneaten toast in her bedroom, listen to parental threats that she'd have to eat it for breakfast.But in any life a set of circumstance can collide, and normal behavior might soon shade into something sinister, something deadly.Lighter Than My Shadow is a hand-drawn story of struggle and recovery, a trip into the black heart of a taboo illness, an exposure of those who are so weak as to prey on the vulnerable, and an inspiration to anybody who believes in the human power to endure towards happiness.

Adventure Time With Fionna and Cake


Natasha Allegri - 2013
    Join Cake the Cat and Fionna the Human in this totally algebraic new adventure, written and drawn by Fionna & Cake creator and ADVENTURE TIME storyboard artist Natasha Allegri! When Fionna rescues a feral flame boy from a pack of wild fire lions, it starts her on a quest she’ll never forget… Don’t miss out on this sure-to-be INSANELY popular new ADVENTURE TIME mini-series!

Stand Still, Stay Silent: Book 1


Minna Sundberg - 2013
    A small Nordic team of explorers heads out on the first official research mission.A light-hearted journey of friendship and camaraderie, with elements of Nordic mythology and some horror.

March: Book One


John Lewis - 2013
    Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement.Book One spans John Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent lunch counter sit-ins, building to a stunning climax on the steps of City Hall.Many years ago, John Lewis and other student activists drew inspiration from the 1950s comic book Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story. Now, his own comics bring those days to life for a new audience, testifying to a movement whose echoes will be heard for generations.(Back flap)

Injustice: Gods Among Us, Vol. 1


Tom Taylor - 2013
    Now unwilling to let crime go unpunished, the heroes of our world must choose if they are with Superman or against him. But not every country will submit to his new world order and neither will Superman's greatest threat-Batman!Collects #1-18 of INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US (issues #1-6 in print).

Garfield Vol. 2


Jim Davis - 2013
    Get ready more a whole new round of fun for the entire family!

Whatever Gets You Through the Night (The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys, #1)


Gerard Way - 2013
    They swore to protect her. And then a bloody battle broke out between the evil empire of Battery City and these rebels of the Desert. The Killjoys died. The girl lived.

Hawkeye, Volume 1


Matt FractionMark Farmer - 2013
    Avenger. Terrible at relationships. Kate Bishop, Hawkeye: Adventurer. Young Avenger. Great at parties.Matt Fraction, David Aja and an incredible roster of artistic talent hit the bull's eye with your new favorite book, pitting Hawkguy and Katie-Kate - not to mention the crime-solving Pizza Dog - against all the mob bosses, superstorms and mystery redheads they can throw at them.Five Eisner Award nominations and two wins, bro!Collecting: Hawkeye 1-11 & Young Avengers Presents 6

Genius Mode


Lincoln Peirce - 2013
    The third Big Nate comic compilation in the New York Times bestselling series by Lincoln Peirce!Big Nate is a New York Times bestseller and the star of his own comic strip!Here comes the latest comic compilation from Lincoln Peirce, all about king of detention and cartooning genius Nate Wright!Includes more than 300 black-and-white comic strips, plus bonus Big Nate material in the back!"Big Nate is funny, big time."—Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy KidAlso includes a sneak peek of the next Big Nate novel, Big Nate: In the Zone!

Adventure Time: Marceline and the Scream Queens


Meredith Gran - 2013
    The smash-hit spinoff comic series based Cartoon Network’s top-rated cartoon, Adventure Time, is here! Join fan-favorite characters Marceline and Princess Bubblegum for riot grrl rock-fueled excitement in this brand-new ADVENTURE TIME mini-series! Thanks to a newfound interest in music, Princess Bubblegum joins Marceline's paranormal rock band for a tour across the land of Ooo! But when they’re threatened by everything from scenesters to beasts born of self-doubt, can they make it to the RADDEST GIG EVER in time?! Written and drawn by acclaimed cartoonist Meredith Gran (Octopus Pie), this graphic novel collecting the entire hit series is a must-have for any ADVENTURE TIME fan!

Lone Wolf and Cub, Omnibus 1


Kazuo Koike - 2013
    With his wife murdered and with an infant son to protect, Ogami chooses the path of the ronin, the masterless samurai. The Lone Wolf and Cub wander feudal Japan, Ogami's sword for hire, but all roads will lead them to a single destination: vengeance.A samurai epic of staggering proportions, the acclaimed Lone Wolf and Cub begins its second life at Dark Horse Manga with new, larger editions of over 700 pages, value priced. The brilliant storytelling of series creator Kazuo Koike and the groundbreaking cinematic visuals of Goseki Kojima create a graphic-fiction masterpiece of beauty, fury, and thematic power.This volume collects material previously published in Dark Horse graphic novels Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 1: The Assassin's Road, Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 2: The Gateless Barrier, Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 3: The Flute of the Fallen Tiger

The Little World of Liz Climo


Liz Climo - 2013
    Through her comics, we make unexpected yet wise discoveries: how armadillos make fast-and-easy Halloween costumes, how dinosaurs deal with their inquisitive children, or the ingenious ways that animal friends can work together to ensure their juice is always freshly squeezed.

Hellboy, Volume 6: The Storm and The Fury and The Bride of Hell


Mike Mignola - 2013
    Hellboy Library Edition Volume 6 collects two complete trade-paperbacks: The Storm and The Fury and The Bride of Hell and Others, as well as an extensive selection of previously unreleased art.

Peanuts Vol. 2


Charles M. Schulz - 2013
    This will be the year everything will change! Or so he thinks... Lucy has a different opinion on the matter. Taking him through his prospective sweethearts, Lucy decides that this Valentine's Day, she will teach Charlie Brown to reign in his expectations.

Adventure Time With Fionna and Cake #1


Natasha Allegri - 2013
    Join Cake the Cat and Fionna the Human in this totally algebraic new adventure, written and drawn by Fionna & Cake creator and ADVENTURE TIME storyboard artist Natasha Allegri! When Fionna rescues a feral flame boy from a pack of wild fire lions, it starts her on a quest she’ll never forget… Don’t miss out on this sure-to-be INSANELY popular new ADVENTURE TIME mini-series!

Adventure Time: Playing with Fire


Danielle Corsetto - 2013
    The hit Adventure Time comic continues with a brand new original graphic novel series!What Time Is It? Adventure Time! A full-length ADVENTURE TIME original graphic novel in the same popular format as Scott Pilgrim and your favorite manga! Join Finn as he goes on his most intense adventure yet…with his crush, the Flame Princess! Written by acclaimed web cartoonist Danielle Corsetto (Girls with Slingshots)!

Injustice: Gods Among Us #1


Tom Taylor - 2013
    The series reveals the events of the first year of the five year gap detailing Superman's fall from grace and rise to power as leader of the One Earth Regime. The first issue was released digitally and broken down into three chapters before being released as a single issue in stores. Injustice: Gods Among Us, Chapter 1 (Digital Release Jan. 15, 2013) Injustice: Gods Among Us, Chapter 2 (Digital Release Jan. 22, 2013) Injustice: Gods Among Us, Chapter 3 (Digital Release Jan. 27, 2013)

City of Bones: The Graphic Novel


Cassandra Clare - 2013
    Set in modern day New York, the Mortal Instruments series centers on the “Shadowhunters,” human-angel hybrids that hunt down demons while also keeping peace between the warlocks, vampires, werewolves, faeries and other mythical creatures who inhabit the Earth.

Deadpool by Daniel Way: The Complete Collection, Volume 2


Daniel Way - 2013
    And he's not going to let anyone stand in his way - not even the X-Men! When Cyclops announces to the world that the X-Men are constructing an island haven for mutants, Wade Wilson decides it's time for him to join the revolution. But he soon find outs that big guns and a healing factor don't an X-Man make. Then, Deadpool must team-up with Spider-Man to go after the most dangerous threat he's ever faced. Plus, it's it's a Vegas vacation done Deadpool-style when Wade draws the ire of Las Vegas' biggest casino bosses and their newest protector-for-hire, The House - a super-suited security guard armed to the teeth!Collecting: Deadpool 13-31

Uncanny X-Force by Rick Remender Omnibus


Rick Remender - 2013
    As X-Force struggles to come to terms with their actions, one among them unravels in what could only be called the Dark Angel Saga. Startlingly familiar Deathloks, a return to the Age of Apocalypse, a warring Otherworld, and the all-new, all-deadly Brotherhood of Evil Mutants await in Remender's extraordinary exploration of the ethics of execution.Collecting: Uncanny X-Force 1-35, 5.1, 19.1; material from Wolverine: Road to Hell; X-Men: Spotlight

I Am Pusheen the Cat


Claire Belton - 2013
    Birthday: February 18Sex: Female Where she lives: In the house, on the couch, underfootHer favorite pastime: Blogging, sleepingHer best feature: Her toe beans Her favorite food: All of themPusheen is a pleasantly plump cat who has warmed hearts and tickled funny bones of millions worldwide with her signature GIF animated bops, bounces, and tail wiggles. Now, Pusheen is ready to make the leap from digital to print in her first comic collection! Learn what makes her purr and find out why millions of people have already fallen in love with this naughty, adorable kitty. Featuring some of the most popular stories from Pusheen’s Tumblr and Facebook pages (plus a healthy serving of never-before-seen material), I Am Pusheen the Cat is a treat for cat lovers and comics fans alike.

The Sandman: Overture #1


Neil Gaiman - 2013
    From the birth of a galaxy to the moment that Morpheus is captured, THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE will feature cameo appearances by fan-favorite characters such as The Corinthian, Merv Pumpkinhead and, of course, the Dream King’s siblings: Death, Desire, Despair, Delirium, Destruction and Destiny.“People have often asked me what happened to Morpheus to make it possible for him to be captured in THE SANDMAN #1,” Gaiman said. “And now they get to find out. And finding out, they get to learn secrets of the Endless that I’ve kept to myself for 25 years. Family secrets. And I should warn you: one of the Endless dies on page five.”The first issue of this 6-issue, bimonthly miniseries features a stunning double-page interior foldout.This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

Locke & Key: Alpha #1


Joe Hill - 2013
    The shadows have never been darker and the end has never been closer. Turn the key and open the last door; it's time to say goodbye.

Star Wars: Jedi Academy


Jeffrey Brown - 2013
    The setting? A galaxy far, far away...Roan's one dream is to leave home and attend Pilot Academy like his older brother, father, and grandfather. But just as Roan is mysteriously denied entrance to Pilot School, he is invited to attend Jedi Academy--a school that he didn't apply to and only recruits children when they are just a few years old. That is, until now...This inventive novel follows Roan's first year at Jedi Academy where, under the tutelage of Master Yoda, he learns that he possesses more strength and potential than he could have ever dreamed. Oh, and he learns other important things too--like how to make a baking soda volcano, fence with a lightsaber, slow dance with a girl, and lift boulders with the Force.

Deadpool by Daniel Way: The Complete Collection, Volume 1


Daniel Way - 2013
    Daniel Way's hilarious, action-packed run begins here! When the Merc with a Mouth is hired to rub out Wolverine, sparks will fly! But when both men can regenerate any wound in minutes, how can either one expect to finish off his foe? And whoever wins will have to face Wolverine's murderous son, Daken! Then: The Skrulls have infiltrated Earth, but nobody warned them about Deadpool! The invaders replicate Deadpool's healing factor in a new generation of Super-Skrulls - but why is Deadpool himself leading this brigade against Earth? And when Norman Osborn double-crosses Deadpool, the maniacal merc unleashes a full-on assault against Avengers Tower! Norman must pull out all the stops - and that means deploying his new team of bloodthirsty, black-ops Thunderbolts!Collecting: Wolverine: Origins 21-25; Deadpool 1-12, Saga; Thunderbolts 130-131

Adventure Time: Sugary Shorts, Vol. 1


Paul Pope - 2013
    Starring all of your favorite characters from Finn and Jake to Hot Dog Princess and Peppermint Butler, SUGARY SHORTS Volume One is a syrupy salute to the Land of Ooo that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

The Superior Spider-Man, Volume 1


Dan Slott - 2013
    Can Peter switch their minds back before his time runs out? Yes...and no! As Peter's story comes to a dramatic close, Otto vows to become better than his old foe in every possible way. Smarter, stronger...he will be the Superior Spider-Man! But even with his newfound sense of heroism and responsibility, can Otto survive his heroic baptism of fire against the new Sinister Six? A new era of web-slinging excitement starts NOW! COLLECTING: Amazing Spider -Man 698-700, Superior Spider -Man 1-5

Your Illustrated Guide To Becoming One With The Universe


Yumi Sakugawa - 2013
    Set against a surreal backdrop of intricate ink illustrations, you will find nine metaphysical lessons with dreamlike instructions that require you to open your heart to unexplored inner landscapes. From setting fire to your anxieties to sharing a cup of tea with your inner demons, you will learn how to let go and truly connect with the world around you.Whether you need a little inspiration or a completely new life direction, Your Illustrated Guide to Becoming One with the Universe provides you with the necessary push to find your true path--and a whimsical adventure to enjoy on the way there.

Captain America: The Death of Captain America


Ed Brubaker - 2013
    He lived for his country - and now, he has given his last final measure for the nation he loved. In the aftermath of the superhuman Civil War, Captain America was shot down in cold blood. In the aftermath of his death, Cap's longtime partner the Falcon makes revenge his first order of business. Sharon Carter finds herself spiraling out of control, a captive of the Red Skull's minions. And Bucky Barnes, a.k.a. the Winter Soldier, must reconcile his own sordid past with the calling to become...the new Captain America!Collecting: Captain America 22-42, Winter Soldier: Winter Kills

Sleeper: Omnibus


Ed Brubaker - 2013
    Tao's cut off every means of escape, and he's persuaded Carver to join him...for real this time.Collecting Point Blank #1-5, Sleeper Season One #1-12, Sleeper Season Two #1-12, Coup D’Etat: Sleeper #1 and material from Coup D’Etat: Afterward #1,

Snoopy: Cowabunga! (Peanuts Collection)


Charles M. Schulz - 2013
    Whether you're a fussbudget like Lucy, philosopher like Linus, Flying Ace like Snoopy, or a lovable loser like Charlie Brown, there is something to touch your heart or make you laugh in Peanuts.Charles Schulz’s Peanuts is one of the most timeless and beloved comic strips ever. Now AMP! helps carry on that legacy with new collections of Peanuts classics focused around topics sure to resonate with middle-grade readers. Kicking off the series is Snoopy: Cowabunga! First published in 1950, the classic Peanuts strip now appears in more than 2,200 newspapers in 75 countries in 25 languages. Phrases such as “security blanket” and “good grief,” which originated in the Peanuts world, are now part of the global vernacular, and images of Charles Schulz’s classic characters— Charlie Brown kicking the football, Lucy leaning over Schroeder’s piano—are now universally recognized.Together these books will introduce a new generation of kids to the lovable cast in time for the new animated Peanuts movie, which hits theaters in 2015!

When I Was a Kid 2


Boey - 2013
    Of surviving school, sibiling and parents. It is about the things I did, and problems a kid had to find answers for, in a time before the internet. This book is honest, and it will probably hurt my relationship with my mom when she reads it.But what the hell.

The Superior Spider-Man, Vol. 1: My Own Worst Enemy


Dan Slott - 2013
    NOW!...The new Amazing Spider-Man has arrived, and he is better in every single way. Smarter, stronger...Superior. And he'll prove it, both to himself and the world, when he faces down the all-new Sinister Six! But is this all-new Spider-Man in cahoots with J. Jonah Jameson? And has Carlie Cooper figured out the Superior Spider-Man's secret identify? Plus: Spider-Man and Mary Jane...reunited?! All this and the return of the villainous Vulture! It's an all-new era of web-slinging excitement, and it all starts NOW!COLLECTING: SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN 1-5

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Volume 1


Katie Cook - 2013
    Welcome to Ponyville, home of Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, and all your other favorite Ponies! Something’s not right in the town though, as some of the inhabitants are acting very, very strange! It’s up to the Mane Six to find the source of the weirdness before it’s too late!Collects My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic issues #1-4.

The Great War: July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme


Joe Sacco - 2013
    Crumb and Art Spiegelman” (Economist) comes a monumental, wordless depiction of the most infamous day of World War I.Launched on July 1, 1916, the Battle of the Somme has come to epitomize the madness of the First World War. Almost 20,000 British soldiers were killed and another 40,000 were wounded that first day, and there were more than one million casualties by the time the offensive halted. In The Great War, acclaimed cartoon journalist Joe Sacco depicts the events of that day in an extraordinary, 24-foot- long panorama: from General Douglas Haig and the massive artillery positions behind the trench lines to the legions of soldiers going “over the top” and getting cut down in no-man’s-land, to the tens of thousands of wounded soldiers retreating and the dead being buried en masse. Printed on fine accordion-fold paper and packaged in a deluxe slipcase with a 16-page booklet, The Great War is a landmark in Sacco’s illustrious career and allows us to see the War to End All Wars as we’ve never seen it before.

A Pug's Guide to Etiquette


Gemma Correll - 2013
    Pugs play by their own set of rules. When you want them to sit, they stand; when you want them to stay, they go; and when you want them to stop eating that unidentified item on the floor, well...Traditional schools of canine thought put this behaviour down to a stubborn refusal to be trained that's inherent in the bred. Not so. This behaviour is, in fact, down to an ancient set of rules, passed down from pug generation to pug generation. A Pug's Guide to Etiquette attempts to explain these rules, thereby advancing pug-human relations to hitherto unprecedented heights.

Boxers & Saints


Gene Luen Yang - 2013
    The first is of Little Bao, a Chinese peasant boy whose village is abused and plundered by Westerners claiming the role of missionaries. Little Bao, inspired by visions of the Chinese gods, joins a violent uprising against the Western interlopers. Against all odds, their grass-roots rebellion is successful. But in the second volume, Yang lays out the opposite side of the conflict. A girl whose village has no place for her is taken in by Christian missionaries and finds, for the first time, a home with them. As the Boxer Rebellion gains momentum, Vibiana must decide whether to abandon her Christian friends or to commit herself fully to Christianity.Boxers & Saints is one of the most ambitious graphic novels First Second has ever published. It offers a penetrating insight into not only one of the most controversial episodes of modern Chinese history, but into the very core of our human nature. Gene Luen Yang is rightly called a master of the comics form, and this book will cement that reputation. This boxed set includes the trade paperback Boxers as well as the trade paperback Saints, packaged together in one slipcase.

My Little Pony: Pony Tales Volume 1


Thomas F. ZahlerAndy Price - 2013
    Six spotlights focusing on everyone's favorite Ponies! Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, and Applejack each get a whole issue devoted to them.

Cry Wolf Volume 2


Patricia Briggs - 2013
     Charles and Anna are on the hunt for a rogue werewolf in the Montana mountains. The creature has morphed into something so dark that it kills everything in its path: deer, elk, grizzlies…humans. But the wolf is the creature of something far more powerful. One of Charles and Anna’s own pack harbors a centuries-old secret that has come back to haunt him—and wreak vengeance on those around him. Charles and Anna—unaware of the truth—are two innocents who stand in the way. But even as members of their pack rally around them, Anna’s rare power comes into its own—and is unleashed…

NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette


Nathan W. Pyle - 2013
    Nathan decided to draw his favorite tips and etiquette lessons and post them on the internet, where his 12 original panels went viral immediately and became the basis for this hilarious illustrated book (check out the fully animated ebook, too!).In NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette, Pyle reveals the secrets and unwritten rules for living in and visiting New York including the answers to such burning questions as, which cabs should I try to hail? What is a bodega? Which way is Uptown? Why are there so many doors in the sidewalk? How do I walk on an escalator? Do we need to be touching right now? Where should I inhale or exhale while passing sidewalk garbage? How long should I honk my horn? If New York were a game show, how would I win? What happens when I stand in the bike lane? Who should get the empty subway seats? How do I stay safe during a trash tornado? Each tip is a little story illustrated in simple black and white drawings.Visitors and newcomers to New York will love it because the advice is smart, funny, and not condescending. New Yorkers will love it for its strategic and humorous approach to mastering the daily chaos of the city.

Hip Hop Family Tree, Vol. 1: 1970s-1981


Ed Piskor - 2013
    Originally serialized on the hugely popular website Boing Boing, The Hip Hop Family Tree is now collected in a single volume cleverly presented and packaged in a style mimicking the Marvel comics of the same era. Piskor's exuberant yet controlled cartooning takes you from the parks and rec rooms of the South Bronx to the night clubs, recording studios, and radio stations where the scene started to boom, capturing the flavor of late-1970s New York City in panels bursting with obsessively authentic detail. With a painstaking, vigorous and engaging Ken Burns meets- Stan Lee approach, the battles and rivalries, the technical innovations, the triumphs and failures are all thoroughly researched and lovingly depicted. plus the charismatic players behind the scenes like Russell Simmons, Sylvia Robinson and then-punker Rick Rubin. Piskor also traces graffiti master Fab 5 Freddy's rise in the art world, and Debbie Harry, Keith Haring, The Clash, and other luminaries make cameos as the music and culture begin to penetrate downtown Manhattan and the mainstream at large. Like the acclaimed hip hop documentaries Style Wars and Scratch, The Hip Hop Family Tree is an exciting and essential cultural chronicle and a must for hip hop fans, pop-culture addicts, and anyone who wants to know how it went down back in the day.

The Thrilling Adventure Hour


Ben AckerLar Desouza - 2013
    Tompkins, Paget Brewster, Busy Philipps, Nathan Fillion, Linda Cardellini, Patton Oswalt, Neil Patrick Harris, and many, many more. And now those serialized characters will come to life on the pages of this hardcover anthology featuring all-new stories from the worlds of the TAH universe by top artists from the comics community! Each stand-alone tale celebrates and reinvigorates a new genre from the radio comedies of yesteryear, including science fiction, fantasy, westerns, superheroes, horror, war dramas, and many more. A unique, timey-wimey blend of silver age pulp and post-modern pop, this one-of-a-kind anthology promises something for everyone as this cult phenomenon jumps off the proscenium stage and onto the page for the first time in over eight years and 100+ consecutive shows around the globe!

The River


Alessandro Sanna - 2013
    Consisting almost entirely of images, The River presents each of the four seasons as its own chapter and story. A few sentences at the start of each chapter set the stage and provide clues for following each story. Beginning in autumn and ending in summer, The River is about our connection to place, as well as about the connections between geography, setting, and the stories we tell. The River is also about the flow of time, which flows like the river, and carries us.Alessandro Sanna and his work are renowned throughout Italy and this book, which will fascinate young and old alike, demonstrates why.

Off the Leash: The Secret Life of Dogs


Rupert Fawcett - 2013
    This books brings together the very best of those cartoons, featuring the secret thoughts and conversations of dogs of every size, shape and breed. The cartoons appeal to all sorts of people, from passionate dog lovers who have eight sleeping on their bed at night, to people who don't have any pets at all, but can still identify with the characteristics. Let's face it, who doesn't like to be fed, have their tummy stroked and snooze on the sofa in the afternoon? A celebration of our favorite belly-scratching, tail-chasing, bed-stealing canine friends.

Monster High: Hopes and Screams: An Original Graphic Novel


Heather Nuhfer - 2013
    Brand-new stories about all your favorite Monster High characters come to life in this gorgeous full-color graphic novel.

Hawkeye, Volume 1: My Life as a Weapon


Matt Fraction - 2013
    You won't believe what is on The Tape! What is the Vagabond Code? Matt Fraction pens a Hawkeye thriller that spans the globe...and the darkest parts of Hawkeye's mind. Barton and Bishop mean double the Hawkeye and double the trouble...and stealing from the rich never looked so good.Collecting: Hawkeye 1-5, Young Avengers Presents 6

Time for Magic


VIZ Media - 2013
    Time for Magic A magician’s winter wonderland spell goes haywire in Magix, so it’s up to the Winx Club to save the day with their fairy powers! Meanwhile, a scientist from Earth builds a time machine—and mistakenly ends up at Alfea! He needs the Winx Club’s help to return home, but disaster looms when the evil Trix try to steal the machine! Reads L to R (Western Style) for all ages.

Something Terrible


Dean Trippe - 2013
    It is intended for grownups.

The Private Eye #1


Brian K. Vaughan - 2013
    In this future, the most cherished thing is privacy. Everyone has a secret identity, an inner self, that they hid with anything from simple masks to high-tech body suits and holograms.Enter a man who is known to his customers as Patrick Immelmann, an illegal private detective by trade. He can dig into the personal lives of anyone and find their most hidden secrets, if you can pay his price, of course. His newest customer is a young lady that wants him to dig into her own life. She's attempting to stay one step ahead of a new, potential, employer that might be able to discover something less than desirable about her past.

Daredevil by Mark Waid, Volume 1


Mark Waid - 2013
    And Daredevil hits the streets as Klaw, master of sound, makes his deadly return! Then, a blind client holds the key to a global conspiracy perpetrated by some familiar foes. Can Daredevil protect him long enough to bring down an international criminal organization? And when a piece of cutting-edge technology goes missing, Daredevil and Punisher team up to track it down and clear the Black Cat of the crime. But is Black Cat really innocent?! And after someone exhumes Battlin' Jack Murdock's grave, DD heads underground to find the villain responsible. Mark Waid's fantastic rejuvenation of Daredevil begins here!Collecting: Daredevil 1-10, 10.1; Amazing Spider -Man 677

The Stuff of Legend, Omnibus Two


Mike Raicht - 2013
    Unable to find their boy, the loyal toys' bonds have been tested and broken. Now scattered across The Dark, the toys must decide whether to continue their search or admit defeat and return home.

Tripping Over You: The Blue Book


Owen White - 2013
    Between discovering sexuality, pleasing a strict parent, and fitting in with peers, the task of starting a relationship can seem impossible not to trip over. Add the uncertainty of whether or not you should date someone and you're in for a roller coaster of blossoming neuroses.The Blue Book is the first four chapters of an ongoing love story about how hard, and amusing, it can be to find love in unexpected places.

Vattu: The Name & the Mark


Evan Dahm - 2013
    The outer world knew it as year 855 of the Blue Age, but the nomads knew it unnumbered, in the midst of an age of river and grass with no beginning:The year VATTU was born.The Name & the Mark is the first book in the expansive story of Vattu, a girl from a nomadic tribe who is caught in the middle of a clash of cultures with an imperialistic civilization called Sahta.This book contains the entire first book of Vattu as originally published online , and extra material.

The Adventures of Dr. McNinja Omnibus


Christopher Hastings - 2013
    McNinja webcomic, prepare for a hefty dose of science, action, and outrageous comedy. This omnibus presents more than five-hundred pages of hilarious strips, some of them long out of print.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Secret History of the Foot Clan


Mateus Santolouco - 2013
    Join the Turtles as they get a history lesson that they will never forget!

Sock Monkey Treasury: A "Tony Millionaire's Sock Monkey" Collection


Tony Millionaire - 2013
    Now, for the first time, all twelve of multiple Eisner Award-winner Tony Millionaire s acclaimed Sock Monkey all-ages comic books (1998-2007, originally published by Dark Horse Comics) are collected under one cover, as well as the full-color graphic novella Uncle Gabby (2004) and the full-color illustrated storybook, The Glass Doorknob (2002), ready to be devoured by a new generation of young readers. The precocious sock monkey Uncle Gabby and his innocent pal Mr. Crow are the heroes of this funny, unsettling and endearing collection. Follow them as they try to find a home for a shrunken head, play matchmakers between the bat in the doll s house and the mouse in the basement, unlock the mysteries of a glass doorknob, hunt salamanders, try to get to heaven, and much more. The book also includes the only full-length Sock Monkey graphic novel, The Inches Incident. Inches the doll was the cutest in the whole house and loved by everyone. Then one day... Inches turned EVIL! What will Mr. Crow and Uncle Gabby do? Beloved by adults and children, Sock Monkey harkens back to a time when comics actually were for kids."

Knights of the Old Republic, Volume 1


John Jackson Miller - 2013
    Little does the galaxy know, Zayne’s own Masters are behind the massacre and dead set on recovering him before he can reveal the truth. Collects Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic issues #0–#18 (volumes 1–3).* Expands the story of the smash-hit videogames!

My Little Pony 2013 Annual


Ted Anderson - 2013
    Straight from the new, hit movie Equestria Girls comes all your favorite Ponies like you've never seen them before! New Looks, New Friendships, and New Dangers! Join IDW in exploring this brand new tale that ties in closer to Canterlot than you may think!

Once Upon a Time in France


Fabien Nury - 2013
    During the second world war he becomes a Nazi collaborator and war profiteer who provides the Nazi regime with the metals it needs, but secretly he uses his wealth and influence to finance the French Resistance and free fellow Jews from Nazi hands. Due to his tactics he was one of the three Jews who were denied Israeli citizenship.

Absolute Batman & Robin: Batman Reborn


Grant MorrisonFrazer Irving - 2013
    Each oversized volume is presented in a slipcase and includes unique additional material making each Absolute Edition a cornerstone of any serious comic collection. Set in the wake of Bruce Wayne's passing, a new Dynamic Duo, made up of Dick Grayson and Batman's son Damian, hits the streets to investigate Bruce's mysterious death. Absolute Batman & Robin: Batman Reborn features the Eisner Award-winning team of Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely(All-Star Superman), as well as the brilliant artwork of Frazer Irving, Phillip Tan and Cameron Stewart. This Absolute volume has character sketches, a cover gallery and artist and writer commentary.Collecting: Batman & Robin 1-16 & Batman: The Return

Legends of the Tour


Jan Cleijne - 2013
    Since Maurice Garin's inaugural victory in 1903, hundreds of thousands of kilometers have been covered in pursuit of the yellow jersey and few of them have been without incident or drama. Here are the Tour's legends: Eugene Christophe welding his bicycle back together at the foot of the Pyrenees in 1913; Bartali V Coppi, 1949; Poulidor shoulder-to-shoulder with Anquetil on the Puy de Dome, 1964; Tommy Simpson's death on Ventoux, 1967; Lance Armstrong's domination and disgrace; finishing with Bradley Wiggins' and Chris Froome's back-to-back victories for Britain in 2012 and 2013.

Hack/Slash Omnibus, Volume 5


Tim SeeleyJames Lowder - 2013
    The last volume in the Hack/Slash horror saga collects the epic finale and the acclaimed, blood-soaked tales that lead up to it! When Cassie discovers a potential cure for slashers, she accidently kickstarts a chain of events that will lead to the ultimate betrayal at the hands of a man she thought she could trust! Giant monsters, Vlad's man-eating family, the secret life of Cat Curio, and the finale showdown fans have waited years to see!Collects: Hack/Slash Series Two #12-25 and Mercy Sparx: A Slice of Hell.TPB Equivalent: A portion of Marry, F*ck, Kill (volume 11) and all of Dark Sides (volume 12) and Final (volume 13).Extras: Cover Gallery.

Absolute Blackest Night


Geoff Johns - 2013
    Collecting the 2009 Green Lantern-based event in DC's top quality, slipcased Absolute Edition format.In this story by superstar writer Geoff Johns, the war between the Corps rages as the prophecy of the Blackest Night descends on the DC Universe! Can Green Lantern Hal Jordan lead DC's champions against an army of Black Lanterns made up of the deceased heroes and villains?This volume collects: Blackest Night #0-8, select pages from DC Universe #0 and Green Lantern #44-48, 50-52.Bonus material includes: Character sketches and designs, Blackest Night #1 script, as well as commentary on the Blackest Night series from several members of the creative team.

The Wraith: Welcome To Christmasland #1


Joe Hill - 2013
    Now, in an original new comic miniseries, Hill throws wide the candy cane gates to tell a standalone story that is at once both accessible to new readers, and sure to delight fans of the book.

Trese: Stories from the Diabolical, Volume 1 (Trese: Stories from the Diabolical, #1)


Budjette Tan - 2013
    I'll be your bartender for tonight.What will it be? Don't tell me. I know exactly what you want to drink.So, what's on your mind? You have a story to tell?You've come to the right place. I've got some interesting stories as well.Have you heard the one about the ghost who walked in the bar?The one who kept coming back, waiting for the arrival of that certain someone?What about the guy who had coffee with his dead girlfriend?Or the story of the spectral Christmas carolers?And then there's that strange tale of all those senior citizens who watched the last full show and never came out.No? Haven't heard those? Well, have another drink and I'll tell you all about it.

xkcd: Time


Randall Munroe - 2013
    Beginning with a single frame published at midnight on March 25, 2013, the image was updated periodically (once per hour with a few exceptions) for 123 days, ending on July 26 with a total of 3,099 unique images. Each image represented a single frame in a larger story, essentially making the comic a video with an extremely low frame rate.-Taken from Wikipedia

Sonic / Mega Man: Worlds Collide, Vol. 1: Kindred Spirits


Ian Flynn - 2013
    Eggman and Dr. Wily know, and they're loving every minute of it! Get in on the ground floor with all-new cover art by the legendary Patrick "SPAZ" Spaziante and a script by key Sonic and Mega Man scribe Ian Flynn!Worlds Collide 1 collects the first 4 issues of the epic 12-part Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man crossover event!

Raised By Raptors (Raised By Raptors, #1)


Oliver Sykes - 2013
    Consumed by loneliness, guilt and spiraling sense of complete abandonment, K'abel is disconnected, and truly lost in the darkness. But when forced to choose between life and death, she realises that even in our darkest moments, a fire still burns within. And the darker it's gets, the brighter the flame. Raised by Raptors is the epic journey of a girl who has lost everything she knew and loved. But what if everything she thought she knew, she never knew at all? The first installment of a brand new graphic novel written by Oliver Sykes & illustrated by Ben-Ashton Bell.

Chew: Smorgasbord Edition, Volume 1


John Layman - 2013
    One oversized slip-cased volume, jam-packed with extras! It'll be a feast for your senses, and a diet for your wallet! Tony Chu is a detective with a secret. 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.

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, #5


Alex Milne - 2013
    

Wolverine by Mark Millar Omnibus


Mark Millar - 2013
    Then: nobody knows what happened the night the heroes fell, but the bad guys have been calling the shots ever since. What happened to Wolverine is the biggest mystery of all. For 50 years, no one has heard from him...and in his place stands an old man called Logan. All-out action from the mind of Mark Millar!Collecting: Wolverine 20-32, 66-72, Giant-Size Old Man Logan

The EC Archives: Tales from the Crypt Volume 4


Al Feldstein - 2013
    Reprints issues #19-24 (24 stories) of the classic horror comic book series Tales From the Crypt, originally published in 1953 and 1954, and the inspiration for the hit movie and HBO series.

Young Avengers, Volume 1: Style > Substance


Kieron Gillen - 2013
    It's not important what our parents did. It matters what WE do. Someone has to save the world. You're someone. Do the math. The critically acclaimed team of Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie reinvent the teen super hero comic for the 21st century, uniting Wiccan, Hulkling and Kate "Hawkeye" Bishop with Kid Loki, Marvel Boy and Ms. America. No pressure, right? As a figure from Loki's past emerges, Wiccan makes a horrible mistake that comes back to bite everyone on their communal posteriors. Fight scenes! Fake IDs! And plentiful feels! (aka "meaningful emotional character beats" for people who aren't on tumblr.) Young Avengers is as NOW! as the air in your lungs, and twice as vital. Hyperbole is the BEST! THING! EVER!Collecting: Young Avengers 1-5, material from Marvel Now! Point One.1

Journey by Starlight: A Time Traveler's Guide to Life, the Universe, and Everything


Ian Flitcroft - 2013
    This is the story of that journey... Journey by Starlight follows Albert Einstein and his traveling companion through space and time as they travel on a beam of light from a star over 3,000 light years away to Earth. Along the way, Einstein explains the science behind everything from the origins of the universe to the meaning of life, relativity, black holes, quantum mechanics (for beginners), climate change, evolution vs. intelligent design, and how the brain works, all delivered in fun, easy-to-understand, bite-sized chunks. Based on the popular blog of the same name, Journey By Starlight has been given the graphic novel treatment, pairing the narrative with fantastic, whimsical artwork to assist in simplifying what can be difficult-to-understand ideas.

The Dresden Files: Fool Moon, Volume 2


Jim Butcher - 2013
    His top client (and close friend), Lt. Karrin Murphy, no longer trusts him. Chicago`s underworld and the cops alike think he's mobster Johnny Marcone's supernatural enforcer. And the enigmatic White Council continues to view him with suspicion. If all that weren't enough, a pack of werewolves have unleashed a wave of terror on the Windy City. But as is always the case when it comes to the creatures of the Nevernever, there's far more going on than meets the eye. Before it's all over, Harry will find himself caught between friends, enemies, and arcane forces bent on his destruction. Is it any wonder he can't find a date?

Moomin: The Complete Lars Jansson Comic Strip, Vol. 8


Lars Jansson - 2013
    

The Joker: Death of the Family


Scott SnyderFabian Nicieza - 2013
    While The Joker threatens the very existence of Gotham City, these heroes --and villains--must find a way to survive.Collecting: Detective Comics 16-17, Catwoman 13-14, Batgirl 14-16, Red Hood and the Outlaws 15-16, Teen Titans 15, Nightwing 15-16, Batman and Robin 15-17, Batman 13, 17; & material from Detective Comics 15, Suicide Squad 14-15, Batgirl 13, Red Hood and the Outlaws 13-14, Teen Titans 14, 16; Nightwing 14, & Batman 14

Zenith: Phase Three


Grant Morrison - 2013
    With his career on the downturn, he agrees to go to Alternative 23 where another version of the WWII superhero, Maximan, is gathering an army of superhuman beings from alternate Earths to take part in a multidimensional battle for survival. With the fate of all reality in the balance, will Zenith be able to drop the sarcasm and take things seriously for once? It’s doubtful...

Eighth Grade Bites #1: The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod Graphic Novel


Heather Brewer - 2013
    Bullies harass him, the principal is dogging him, and the girl he likes prefers his best friend. Oh, and Vlad has a secret: His mother was human, but his father was a vampire. With no idea of the extent of his powers, Vlad struggles daily with his blood cravings and his enlarged fangs. When a substitute teacher begins to question him a little too closely, Vlad worries that his cover is about to be blown. But then he faces a much bigger problem: He's being hunted by a vampire killer.

The Smurfs Anthology #1


Peyo - 2013
    More than 50 years later, The Smurfs continue to delight us all with their silliness, bravery, heroism, and heart, and now we finally have a definitive collection of Peyo's original comics to see where it all began.Newly remastered and presented in original publication order, along with a Smurfy collection of historical notes and photographs, the stories in this volume introduce us to Papa Smurf, Gargamel, Smurfette, and the rest of the village in some of the most highly regarded comics the medium has ever known.

Tales Designed To Thrizzle, Volume Two


Michael Kupperman - 2013
    In the spirit of two-ness, Tales Designed to Thrizzle Book Two features two of Kupperman's recurring duos: America's favorite mustachioed physicist/writer double team of Twain and Einstein (solving new crimes and barreling through exciting new adventures), and the crime-fighting team of Snake and Bacon ("Sssssssssssss!") who make a special return just to star in Reservoir Dogs 2. Elsewhere in this volume the crusty Quincy, M.E. makes his comic book debut, struggling through the fantastic landscapes of his own dreams in "Quinception" (in which St. Peter also gets his own comic book). Also: The Jungle Princess battles rhino traders... A story of Broadway theatrics in "All About Drainage"... Slightly cursed merchandise... Cockney grave robbers... Cowboy Oscar Wilde... McArf the Crime Dog takes a bite out of scum... The origin of The Hamanimal... Plus a photocomic starring comedian Julie Klausner: "Voyage To Narnia."

Benjamin Bear in Bright Ideas


Philippe Coudray - 2013
    Told in the form of one-page comic strips, each of Benjamin’s adventures is a hilarious gag, a puzzle, a mini physics lesson, or sometimes all three. Of the first Benjamin book, Horn Book wrote, "Original, deep-down funny . . . steeped in the rare quality of imaginative kindness." Kirkus called it, "A visually formatted joke book to inspire thinking as well as laughs."

Blindsprings


Kadi Fedoruk - 2013
    The comic should appeal to anyone who loves Ghibli or Disney animated movies!This webcomic can be found at:http://www.blindsprings.com/

Harbinger: Deluxe Edition, Book 1


Joshua DysartAndrew Hennessy - 2013
    Skipping across the country in a desperate attempt to stay one step ahead of the authorities, Peter is quickly realizing that he's a psionically-charged "harbinger" with the potential to reshape the course of human history. But Peter's plight has not gone unnoticed. Respected philanthropist and fellow harbinger, Toyo Harada, is about to offer Peter the chance at the things for which the boy has always longed - family, inner peace, self-control - and induct him into the sprawling, secret network of conspiracy and subversion known as the Harbinger Foundation. Now, Peter begins his long road towards a destiny that will shake the very foundations of the Valiant Universe. His first lesson? All power comes with a price! Collecting the groundbreaking first year of Valiant Entertainment's Harbinger.Collecting: Harbinger 1-12

Go Get a Roomie


Chlove - 2013
    Is there another way to see life? Are there other ways to love someone? Are dreams just dreams? Are lady bits irresistible? Is this intro any good? Read on and find out!Ingredients: Humor, friendship, boobs & smooches on boobs, surreal dreamscapes, story-tellings, innuendos, character development, and genuine love for all.

Nothing is Forgotten


Ryan Andrews - 2013
    The stories originally ran online for free and were collected into a book through a Kickstarter campaign.

Simple History: A simple guide to World War I - CENTENARY EDITION


Daniel Turner - 2013
    With the fun illustrations and the unique style of the 'Simple History' series, let this book absorb you into a period of history which truly changed the world. Jump into the muddy trenches of World War I and on the way meet the soldiers and leaders of the conflict and explore the exciting weapons, tanks, planes & technology of combat. Illustrated in the popular minimalist style of today, young reader's imaginations will come to life. Simple history gives you the facts in a simple uncomplicated and eye catching way. Simple history is part of an ongoing series, what will be the next episode? Designed for children aged 9 -12 Visit the website information: www.simplehistory.co.ukBuild your collection today!World war 1 for kids

Survive! Inside the Human Body, Vol. 1: The Digestive System


Gomdori Co. - 2013
    This lively, full-color science comic explores Phoebe's insides after she accidentally swallows a microscopic ship. The only problem? Dr. Brain (the ship's eccentric inventor) and Phoebe's friend Geo are on board! Geo and Dr. Brain must avoid danger at every turn—like hazardous stomach acid and feeding parasites. (Ew!) Will they escape? You've got a front-row seat as they travel through Phoebe's esophagus, stomach, and intestines.For ages 8+

Trillium #1


Jeff Lemire - 2013
    It’s the year 1921, and renowned English explorer William Pike leads an expedition into the dense jungles of Peru in search of the fabled “Lost Temple of the Incas,” an elusive sanctuary said to have strange healing properties. Two disparate souls separated by thousands of years and hundreds of millions of miles. Yet they will fall in love and, as a result, bring about the end of the universe. Even though reality is unraveling all around them, nothing can pull them apart. This isn’t just a love story; It’s the last love story ever told.Trillium is an 8-issue series that combines rich historical adventure and mind-bending science fiction into a sprawling, unconventional love story by Jeff Lemire (Sweet Tooth, Essex County Trilogy, The Nobody, The Underwater Welder, Animal Man).This miniseries kicks off with 28-pages of story in a flip-book with two covers and two separate but connected stories.

Delusional: The Graphic and Sequential Work of Farel Dalrymple


Farel Dalrymple - 2013
    You might have seen them in various anthologies, or posted on the internets, but now they are collected into one beautiful tome. Farel's previous work includes Pop Gun War, Omega the Unknown and the occasional Prophet. Farel has won both the Xeric Grant and a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators for his work.

Porcelain: A Gothic Fairy Tale


Benjamin Read - 2013
    He’s a lonely man, kept company only by his alchemically-powered automata, and he and Child form an unlikely friendship.Shut off from the world beyond the wall, Child wants or needs for nothing as the Porcelain Maker heaps affection and luxury upon her, indulging her like a daughter. In return, she can do as she pleases, except for one command, one rule that must never be broken, she must not look behind the workshop door.Suggested for Young Adults and Above.

The Deep: The Vanishing Island


Tom Taylor - 2013
    Danger, secrets, peril, ancient messages, shocking revelations, and the first word to rhyme with orange. The Nektons are back, along with Jeffrey the Fish, in an adventure every bit as mysterious as the deep blue sea.

The Last of Us: American Dreams #1


Neil Druckmann - 2013
    A newcomer at a military boarding school, Ellie is reluctant to toe the line, which earns her new enemies—and her first glimpse of the world outside.* Must-read tie-in to the upcoming release from Naughty Dog Games!* Coscripted by The Last of Us art director and Creative director Neil Druckmann.

Button Man: Get Harry Ex


John Wagner - 2013
    An ex-soldier and mercenary, Harry was a human-killing machine without a vocation, until an old colleague told him about ‘The Game’. The players, known as ‘Button Men’ are paid to fight to the death in a modern-day gladiatorial contest. Organised by mysterious backers known as ‘Voices’, the killing game offers bountiful financial rewards... if you live. Harry decides to participate, but soon discovers that death offers the only way out!The world didn’t seem to need a man like Harry Exton anymore. An ex-soldier and mercenary, Harry was a human-killing machine without a vocation, until an old colleague told him about ‘The Game’. The players, known as ‘Button Men’ are paid to fight to the death in a modern-day gladiatorial contest. Organised by mysterious backers known as ‘Voices’, the killing game offers bountiful financial rewards... if you live. Harry decides to participate, but soon discovers that death offers the only way out! Written by John Wagner (Judge Dredd, A History of Violence) with art by Arthur Ranson (Anderson: Psi Division, Mazeworld) Button Man is an action-packed thriller, deservedly regarded as one of the greatest strips ever to be published in 2000 AD.