Saga: Book Two
Brian K. Vaughan - 2017
Vaughan (The Private Eye, Paper Girls, We Stand On Guard), Saga Book Two continues the action-packed education of Hazel, a child born to star-crossed parents from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war.Saga is the sweeping tale of one young family fighting to find their place in the universe. As they visit a strange new world and encounter even more adversaries, baby Hazel finally becomes a toddler, while her star-crossed parents Marko and Alana struggle to stay on their feet. Multiple storylines collide in this cosmos-spanning new volume. While Gwendolyn and Lying Cat risk everything to find a cure for The Will, Marko makes an uneasy alliance with Prince Robot IV to find their missing children, who are trapped on a strange world with terrifying new enemies. Collects SAGA #19-36.
Big Nate: What's a Little Noogie Between Friends?
Lincoln Peirce - 2017
So when things go wrong, he’s at a loss to explain why. How does his soccer team manage to lose to a school with a sixty-game winless streak? What’s he doing at the movies on a Friday night . . . with GINA? And why, oh why is one of his classmates (hint: she’s Nate’s dream girl) suddenly moving 3,000 miles away? It’s all enough to make a sixth-grade superstar feel . . . well, not so super. But you can’t keep a good man down, and Nate’s still got pals like Teddy, Francis, and Chad to cheer him up. Sure, their methods aren’t always warm and fuzzy, but Nate doesn’t mind. After all, what’s a little noogie between friends?
The Best We Could Do
Thi Bui - 2017
Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, Bui documents the story of her family’s daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s, and the difficulties they faced building new lives for themselves. At the heart of Bui’s story is a universal struggle: While adjusting to life as a first-time mother, she ultimately discovers what it means to be a parent—the endless sacrifices, the unnoticed gestures, and the depths of unspoken love. Despite how impossible it seems to take on the simultaneous roles of both parent and child, Bui pushes through.
The Tea Dragon Society
Katie O'Neill - 2017
After discovering a lost tea dragon in the marketplace, Greta learns about the dying art form of tea dragon care-taking from the kind tea shop owners, Hesekiel and Erik. As she befriends them and their shy ward, Minette, Greta sees how the craft enriches their lives—and eventually her own.
The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars, Part One
Michael Dante DiMartino - 2017
. . but find nothing in Republic City but political hijinks and human vs. spirit conflict! A pompous developer plans to turn the new spirit portal into an amusement park, potentially severing an already tumultuous connection with the spirits. What's more, the triads have realigned and are in a brutal all-out brawl at the city's borders - where hundreds of evacuees have relocated!In order to get through it all, Korra and Asami vow to look out for each other - but first, they've got to get better at being a team and a couple!Written by series co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino and drawn by Irene Koh T.M.N.T., Sensation Comics featuring Wonder Woman, Secret Origins: Batgirl, Afrina and the Glass Coffin) and with consultation by Bryan Konietzko, this is the official continuation of The Legend of Korra!
Quiet Girl in a Noisy World: An Introvert's Story
Debbie Tung - 2017
Presented in a loose narrative style that can be read front to back or dipped into at one’s leisure, the book spans three years of Debbie's life, from the end of college to the present day. In these early years of adulthood, Debbie slowly but finally discovers there is a name for her lifelong need to be alone: she’s an introvert.The first half of the book traces Debbie’s final year in college: socializing with peers, dating, falling in love (with an extrovert!), moving in, getting married, meeting new people, and simply trying to fit in. The second half looks at her life after graduation: finding a job, learning to live with her new husband, trying to understand social obligations when it comes to the in-laws, and navigating office life. Ultimately, Quiet Girl sends a positive, pro-introvert message: our heroine learns to embrace her introversion and finds ways to thrive in the world while fulfilling her need for quiet.
Avatar: The Last Airbender: North and South, Part 3
Gene Luen Yang - 2017
While the leaders hold council to solidify Malina and Hakoda's unification plans, Gilak breaks free and leads a powerful rebellion, crashing the council and kidnapping the Earth King! In the face of these two opposing forces, Katara will have to make peace with her nostalgia and distrust to save the home and family she loves from being permanently torn apart.
Eoin Colfer - 2017
From Eoin Colfer, previously Irish Children's Laureate, and the team behind his bestselling Artemis Fowl graphic novels. Ebo: alone.His sister left months ago. Now his brother has disappeared too, and Ebo knows it can only be to make the hazardous journey to Europe. Ebo's epic journey takes him across the Sahara Desert to the dangerous streets of Tripoli, and finally out to the merciless sea. But with every step he holds on to his hope for a new life, and a reunion with his sister. *Winner of the Judges' Special Award at the Children's Books Ireland Book of the Year Awards* 'Beautifully realised and punchily told.' Alex O'Connell, The Times Children's Book of the Week 'A powerful, compelling work, evocatively illustrated ... It would take a hard heart not to be moved by this book.' Financial Times
Descender: The Deluxe Edition, Vol. 1
Jeff Lemire - 2017
Written by award-winning creator, Jeff Lemire, Descender is a rip-roaring and heart-felt cosmic odyssey. Lemire pits humanity against machine, and world against world, to create a sprawling epic.Collecting issues #1-16 of Jeff Lemire (Sweet Tooth, Trillium) and Dustin Nguyen's (Little Gotham) critically acclaimed, bestselling new science fiction series in deluxe oversized hardcover format featuring extensive never before seen behind the scenes material.
Paper Girls: Book One
Brian K. Vaughan - 2017
VAUGHAN, New York Times bestselling writer of SAGA, and CLIFF CHIANG, legendary artist of Wonder Woman, this gorgeous oversized deluxe hardcover is the perfect way to experience the first two storylines of the smash-hit series that The Chicago Tribune named one of the "Best Books of the Year."In the early hours after Halloween of 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time. Suburban drama and otherworldly mysteries collide in this critically acclaimed story about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood.Collects PAPER GIRLS #1-10, along with exclusive extras and a brand-new cover from CLIFF CHIANG!
Hellboy in Hell
Mike Mignola - 2017
Mignola's complete Hellboy in Hell saga!""The prophecies are coming to pass, the threads all coming together. It's a thing of true beauty, really. When it comes down to it, Mike Mignola creating, writing, and drawing the character feels like one of the most important things to ever happen to the medium . . . Epic, perfectly paced, and profoundly dark. Hellboy is comics. It's what the medium is all about."--Nerdist"Hellboy in Hell may be Mike Mignola's masterpiece . . . Mignola's sparse illustration is given deep, complex mood thanks to Stewart's transfixing color palettes. Grab the first volume, sit down with both of these monsters, and sink into the storytelling."--The Creator's Project
Giant Days, Vol. 6
John Allison - 2017
But the keys didn’t come without new responsibilities. Unwanted suitor visits, a robbery, and Susan living only a few blocks apart from her ex-boyfriend, McGraw, has made the dorms feel like a haven. The girls are in for a dose of reality when they learn that there’s more to being an adult than paying your own rent.Eisner Award nominee John Allison (Bad Machinery, Scary Go Round) and illustrators Max Sarin and Liz Fleming welcome you back to Sophomore year in Giant Days Volume 6, collecting issues #21-24 of the critically acclaimed series.
You & a Bike & a Road
Eleanor Davis - 2017
The immediacy of Davis’ comics journal makes for an incredible chronicle of human experience on the most efficient and humane form of human transportation.Eleanor Davis is a cartoonist and illustrator. She lives in Athens, GA and was born in Tucson, Arizona. In 2009, Davis won the Eisner's Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award and was named one of Print magazine's New Visual Artists. In 2015, her book How To Be Happy won the Ignatz Award for Outstanding Anthology or Collection.
Shannon Hale - 2017
. . Shannon and Adrienne have been best friends ever since they were little. But one day, Adrienne starts hanging out with Jen, the most popular girl in class and the leader of a circle of friends called The Group. Everyone in The Group wants to be Jen's #1, and some girls would do anything to stay on top . . . even if it means bullying others.Now every day is like a roller coaster for Shannon. Will she and Adrienne stay friends? Can she stand up for herself? And is she in The Group—or out?Newbery Honor author Shannon Hale and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham join forces in this graphic memoir about how hard it is to find your real friends—and why it's worth the journey.
Lazarus, Vol. 5: Cull
Greg Rucka - 2017
But Forever Carlyle, the Lazarus of the Carlyle Family, has been sidelined, and her loyalties are now in question as she struggles to come to terms with who and what she is. To win her trust, her sister Johanna must reveal the Family's most closely-guarded secret -- the truth of Forever Carlyle. Collects issues 22 through 26.
Tenements, Towers Trash: An Unconventional Illustrated History of New York City
Julia Wertz - 2017
A perfectly charming, sidesplittingly funny, intellectually entertaining illustrated history of the blocks, the buildings, and the guts of New York City, based on Julia Wertz's popular illustrated columns in The New Yorker and Harper's. In Tenements, Towers & Trash, Julia Wertz takes us behind the New York that you think you know. Not the tourist's New York-the Statue of Liberty makes a brief appearance and the Empire State Building not at all-but the guts, the underbelly, of this city that never sleeps. With drawings and comics in her signature style, Wertz regales us with streetscapes "Then and Now" and little-known tales, such as the lost history of Kim's Video, the complicated and unresolved business of Ray's Pizza, the vintage trash and horse bones that litter the shore of Brooklyn's Bottle Beach, the ludicrous pinball prohibition, Staten Island's secret abandoned boatyard, and the hair-raising legend of the infamous abortionist of Fifth Avenue, Madame Restell. From bars, bakeries, and bookstores to food carts, street cleaners, and apartments both cramped and grand, Tenements, Towers & Trash is a wild ride in a time machine taxi from the present day city to bygone days of yore.
Sean Rubin - 2017
Sybil knows that there is something off about her next door neighbor, but she can't seem to get anyone to believe her. Everyone is so busy going about their days in the busy streets of New York City that they don't notice Bolivar. They don't notice his odd height, his tiny arms, or his long tail. No one but Sybil sees that Bolivar is a dinosaur. When an unlikely parking ticket pulls Bolivar into an adventure from City Hall to New York’s Natural History Museum, he must finally make a choice: continue to live unnoticed, or let the city see who he really is.
Black Hammer, Vol. 1: Secret Origins
Jeff Lemire - 2017
Banished from existence by a multiversal crisis, the old champions of Spiral City--Abraham Slam, Golden Gail, Colonel Weird, Madame Dragonfly, and Barbalien--now lead simple lives in an idyllic, timeless farming village from which there is no escape! But as they employ all of their super abilities to free themselves from this strange purgatory, a mysterious stranger works to bring them back into action for one last adventure!COLLECTS: Black Hammer 1-6
Taking Turns: Stories from Hiv/AIDS Care Unit 371
M.K. Czerwiec - 2017
Taking Turns pulls back the curtain on life in the ward.A shining example of excellence in the treatment and care of patients, Unit 371 was a community for thousands of patients and families affected by HIV and AIDS and the people who cared for them. This graphic novel combines Czerwiec’s memories with the oral histories of patients, family members, and staff. It depicts life and death in the ward, the ways the unit affected and informed those who passed through it, and how many look back on their time there today. Czerwiec joined Unit 371 at a pivotal time in the history of AIDS: deaths from the syndrome in the Midwest peaked in 1995 and then dropped drastically in the following years, with the release of antiretroviral protease inhibitors. This positive turn of events led to a decline in patient populations and, ultimately, to the closure of Unit 371. Czerwiec’s restrained, inviting drawing style and carefully considered narrative examine individual, institutional, and community responses to the AIDS epidemic—as well as the role that art can play in the grieving process.Deeply personal yet made up of many voices, this history of daily life in a unique AIDS care unit is an open, honest look at suffering, grief, and hope among a community of medical professionals and patients at the heart of the epidemic.
W.I.T.C.H., Part I. The Twelve Portals, Vol. 1
Elisabetta Gnone - 2017
Five girls have been chosen as Guardians to stand against this menace. Gifted with powers over the elements, Will, Irma, Taranee, Cornelia, and Hay Lin step into their new roles and together become the force for good known as W.I.T.C.H.!
Last Things: A Graphic Memoir of Loss and Love
Marissa Moss - 2017
The disease progressed quickly, and Marissa was soon consumed with caring for Harvey while trying to keep life as normal as possible for her young children. ALS stole the man who was her husband, the father of her children, and her best friend in less than 7 months.This is not a story about the redemptive power of a terminal illness. It is a story of resilience--of how a family managed to survive a terrible loss and grow in spite of it. Although it's a sad story, it's powerfully told and ultimately uplifting as a guide to strength and perseverance, to staying connected to those who matter most in the midst of a bleak upheaval. If you've ever wondered how you would cope with a dire diagnosis, this book can provide a powerful example of what it feels like and how to come through the darkness into the light.
Giant Days, Vol. 4
John Allison - 2017
Susan is barely dealing with her recent breakup with McGraw, Esther is considering dropping out of school, and Daisy is trying to keep everyone and everything from falling apart! Combined with house-hunting, indie film festivals, and online dating, can the girls make it to second year? The Eisner Award-nominated series from John Allison (Bad Machinery, Scary Go Round) with artist Max Sarin delivers another delightful slice-of-life adventure in Giant Days Volume 4. Collects issues 13-16.
The Shape of Ideas: An Illustrated Exploration of Creativity
Grant Snider - 2017
Whether you are a professional artist or designer, a student pursuing a creative career, a person of faith, someone who likes walks on the beach, or a dreamer who sits on the front porch contemplating life, this collection of one- and two-page comics will provide insight into the joys and frustrations of creativity, inspiration, and process—no matter your age or creative background.
Comics for Choice: Illustrated Abortion Stories, History and Politics
Hazel NewlevantKat Fajardo - 2017
As this fundamental reproductive right continues to be stigmatized and jeopardized, over sixty artists and writers have created comics that boldly share their own experiences, and educate readers on the history of abortion, current political struggles, activism, and more. Lawyers, activists, medical professionals, historians, and abortion fund volunteers have teamed up with cartoonists and illustrators to share their knowledge in accessible comics form.Comics for Choice is edited by Hazel Newlevant, Whit Taylor, and Ø.K. Fox, and contains comics from exciting cartoonists like Sophia Foster-Dimino (Sex Fantasy), Leah Hayes (Not Funny Ha-Ha), Anna Bongiovanni (Grease Bats), Jennifer Camper (Rude Girls and Dangerous Women), Ally Shwed (Sex Bomb Strikes Again) and Kat Fajardo (Gringa!, La Raza Anthology), and reproductive justice scholars like Rickie Solinger, (Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know) Renee Bracey Sherman (Program Director, We Testify), and Dr. Cynthia Greenlee (Senior Editor, Rewire).6.625"x10.25", 300 pages, perfect-bound, color cover with b&w interior.
Ed Brubaker - 2017
What if the secretary to the man running the world's most top secret spy agency was actually their most dangerous weapon, once upon a time? VELVET is groundbreaking new work from one of the best-selling teams in comics, and now Velvet Templeton's first major storyline is collected in one oversized deluxe hardback with behind the scenes extras and articles. A must-have for any Brubaker and Epting fan. Collects VELVET #1-15
ELEMENTS: Fire A Comic Anthology by Creators of Color!
Taneka StottsMaria Victoria Robado - 2017
With stories featuring peaceful warriors, blossoming brujas, godly hackers, and a fire-breathing dragon boy, we are the main characters of our own stories, not the sidekicks or token characters. This is an anthology that is full of our passions, magic, and inner fire because our diversity is not just a buzzword: it's our reality!
Wires and Nerve
Marissa Meyer - 2017
She is soon working with a handsome royal guard who forces her to question everything she knows about love, loyalty, and her own humanity. With appearances by Cinder and the rest of the Rampion crew, this is a must-have for fans of the series.
Jesse Jacobs - 2017
But in the fraught realm of adolescence, can friendship survive the appeal of the surreal?Jesse Jacobs was born in Moncton, NB, and now draws comics and things from his home in Hamilton, ON. In 2009, his books Small Victories and Blue Winter were short listed at the Doug Wright Awards for Canadian Cartooning. He received the Gene Day Award for Canadian Comic Book Self-Publisher of 2008. Even the Giants (AdHouse, 2011) marked his major publishing debut after several award-winning, self-published titles, and his work has appeared in the acclaimed Latvian comics anthology š!, as well as the 2012 edition The Best American Comics edited by Françoise Mouly and published Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. He made his debut with Koyama Press in 2012 with the psychedelic creation myth By This Shall You Know Him, which was followed by the trippy take on nature versus nurture, Safari Honeymoon in 2014.
Threads: From the Refugee Crisis
Kate Evans - 2017
This new town, known as the Jungle, is the home of thousands of refugees, mainly from the Middle East and Africa, all hoping, somehow, to get to the UK. Into this squalid shantytown of shipping containers and tents, full of rats and trash and devoid of toilets and safety, the artist Kate Evans brought a sketchbook and an open mind. Combining the techniques of eyewitness reportage with the medium of comic-book storytelling, Evans has produced this unforgettable book, filled with poignant images by turns shocking, angering, wry, and heartbreaking.Weaving into the story hostile comments about the migrants from nativist politicians and Internet trolls, Threads addresses one of the most pressing issues of modern times making a compelling case, through intimate evidence, for compassionate treatment of refugees and the free movement of peoples. Evans s creativity and passion as an artist, activist, and mother shine through.
Julie Kim - 2017
Two young children pay a visit to Halmoni (grandmother in Korean), only to discover she's not home. As they search for her, noticing animal tracks covering the floor, they discover a pair of traditional Korean doors, slightly ajar, new to their grandmother's home. Their curiosity gets the best of them, and the adventure begins when they crawl through and discover an unfamiliar, fantastical world. As they continue to search for their grandmother and solve the mystery of the tracks, they go deeper into the world of Korean folklore and experience their cultural heritage in unexpected ways, meeting a number of Korean-speaking characters along the way. Translations to Korean text in the story and more about the folktale-inspired characters are included at the end.
Voltron: Legendary Defender, Volume 1
Tim Hedrick - 2017
From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe comes VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER! When Team Voltron takes on a dangerous training mission in deep space, Coran, Princess Allura's majordomo, is captured by an ancient enemy. It will take teamwork, smarts, and, of course, Voltron, to save their friend's life. This galaxy-spanning adventure is a never-before-seen chapter of the epic animated series reboot by show writers Tim Hedrick (Avatar: The Last Airbender) and Mitch Iverson.
Monograph by Chris Ware
Chris Ware - 2017
While illustrator Chris Ware's singular body of work is often categorized as comics, his trailblazing work defies genre. Whether he is writing graphic novels, making paintings, or building sculptures, Ware explores universal themes of social isolation, emotional torment, and depression with his trademark self-effacing voice. The end result is wry, highly empathetic, and identifiable to all walks of life. Ware, like Charles Schulz, Art Spiegelman, and R. Crumb, has elevated cartooning to an iconic art form. This volume is a personal, massive, never-before-seen look at how the artist's life and work combine, beginning with his newspaper family and the influence of their work; his art-school days in Austin and Chicago; to his career from the early 1990s to the present day. It also delves into how, as a storyteller and builder, his near-compulsion to build in three dimensions feeds into the thinking of his innovative narrative art. The book contains a comprehensive collection of his work, including many previously unpublished examples, and is an intimate window into a comics master sure to appeal to fans of art and storytelling.
Wonder Woman by Greg Rucka, Vol. 2
Greg Rucka - 2017
2!The deadly Medusa comes calling, and Wonder Woman's world is turned completely upsidedown. After a terrible sacrifice, the Amazing Amazon must prove herself once again to her comrades in the JLA and to the world.Collects WONDER WOMAN #206-217.
The Flintstones, Vol. 1
Mark Russell - 2017
Shining a light on humanity's ancient customs and institutions in a funny origin story of human civilization, Mark Russell (PREZ) blends modern interpretations with Hanna-Barbera's classic character's, bringing a breath of fresh stone-age air. Hanna-Barbera has created some of the most recognizable animated characters of all time. As part of DC Comics' re-imagination of cartoons like Scooby-Doo, The Flintsones, Johnny Quest, Space Ghost, and Wacky Racers, these new series will be infused with modern and contemporary concepts while keeping the heart and soul of the classic animation. Collects THE FLINTSTONES #1-6.
Skin & Earth #1
Lights - 2017
Caught between romance and cults, gods and mortals, and just trying to find a good borscht, Enaia Jin is lead down a dark path by new lovers that reveal a twisted fantasy world and her own true nature. Set in a post-apocalyptic future where corporations rule, this adventurous tale of loneliness, deceit and self-discovery begins here!Written and drawn by alt-pop phenomenon Lights, Skin & Earth ties directly into her next full length album, released in Fall 2017 on Warner Bros Records.
Absolute Preacher Vol. 2
Garth Ennis - 2017
Acclaimed by fans and critics alike, this groundbreaking title shattered conventions and set new standards for American comics during its original run. Now, Vertigo and DC Comics are proud to present the definitive Absolute Edition of Ennis and Dillon’s transformative work. This second of three deluxe slipcased volumes collects issues #27-40 of the series together with the specials “Saint of Killers,” “Cassidy—Blood and Whiskey,” “One Man’s War,” “The Good Old Boys” and “The Story of You-Know-Who,” and features an introduction by actor Graham McTavish—the Saint of Killers from AMC’s Preacher—as well as previously unseen preliminary art from the specials, a gallery of PREACHER covers and collectibles, and more treasures from the series’ infamous GONE TO TEXAS letters column. Collects PREACHER #27-40, PREACHER SPECIAL: SAINT OF KILLERS #1-4, PREACHER SPECIAL: THE STORY OF YOU-KNOW-WHO #1, PREACHER SPECIAL: THE GOOD OLD BOYS #1 and PREACHER SPECIAL: CASSIDY—BLOOD AND WHISKEY #1.
Out of the Woods: A Journey Through Depression and Anxiety
Brent Williams - 2017
It is the author’s own story told entirely through 700 beautifully hand drawn watercolor illustrations. It is an immensely practical guide for sufferers, their loved ones, and professionals working in the area too. The book’s graphic memoir format blends a compelling personal story with the latest medical research - ideal for people who are in the depths of depression and struggling to read and take on board information. The book doesn’t pretend there is a quick way out of these illnesses and instead encourages people to make small steps to slowly build their own lasting recoveries. This is an inspiring story that will give vital information and hope to many people.
Midnighter and Apollo
Steve Orlando - 2017
Whether it's pirates in Los Angeles or demons in Opal City, Steve Orlando (Midnighter, Supergirl) continues the adventure and brings the fighting duo center stage! But when the duo are torn apart by a mysterious villian who sends Apollo to the underworld, Midnighter faces the gates of hell for his lover.Collecting: Midnighter and Apollo 1-6
Our Cats Are More Famous Than Us: A Johnny Wander Collection
Ananth Hirsh - 2017
Eight years, four cats, and three moves are chronicled in this gorgeous hardcover omnibus, which includes a foreword by Raina Telgemeier (Smile, Ghosts). Hirsh and Ota's charming reverie about new adulthood will appeal to fans of Kate Beaton, Bryan Lee O'Malley, and Jeffrey Brown along with anyone who's just winging it."
Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home
Nicole J. Georges - 2017
For the next fifteen years, Beija would be the one constant in her life. Through depression, relationships gone awry, and an unmoored young adulthood played out against the backdrop of the Portland punk scene, Beija was there, wearing her “Don’t Pet Me” bandana. Georges’s gorgeous graphic novel Fetch chronicles their symbiotic, codependent relationship and probes what it means to care for and be responsible to another living thing—a living thing that occasionally lunges at toddlers. Nicole turns to vets, dog whisperers, and even a pet psychic for help, but it is the moments of accommodation, adaption, and compassion that sustain them. Nicole never successfully taught Beija “sit,” but in the end, Beija taught Nicole how to stay.
Allison Shaw - 2017
He tells us quite a bit, in fact, for someone who wasn’t there.Persephone is no tragic victim, but a kind young woman held in place by her overbearing mother. A failed scheme by Apollo leads her to a chance encounter with the humorless Hades, who is struck by love’s arrow. Now he must wrestle with his aching heart before he loses control entirely....Not that the infatuated Persephone has any complaints regarding Hades' plight. As desire blooms between the secluded goddess of the harvest and the ruler of the underworld, the world changes both above and below.Allison Shaw, creator of comics Far to the North and Tigress Queen, drew on her passion for mythology and ear for modern dialogue to create an updated myth for a mature audience. She wished to offer to her readers a feminist and sensual take on the story, which has grown more and more popular over the years, thanks to its themes of change, rebirth and growth.
Orlando Weeks - 2017
People might find that a lonely thought. Not me...' As the rest of the world sleeps, the Gritterman goes out to work. Through the wind and the snow. Through the blue-black hours when time slips away, he grits the paths and the pavements and the roads. For him, a life without gritting is no life at all...A song for the unsung hero, this is a story about stoicism, dignity and a man leaving behind the work that he loves. It is accompanied by the author's own illustrations.**Listen to or download The Gritterman's companion album featuring 10 new tracks by Orlando Weeks. Available now on all digital and streaming platforms.**
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Spread of Their Evil
Christos Gage - 2017
When a tsunami and an enormous dragon of storms devastate the Bay area, the supernatural folk in the world—witches, demons, and the like—are blamed as if they deliberately caused the catastrophe. In the midst of San Francisco’s ruin, the team is surprised by the action taken by the government: restrictions are placed on the supernatural in the name of safety. Never one to balk at slaying evil demons, Buffy knows that not all demons are evil and in this case it isn’t clear who—if anyone—was behind the disaster…But she has to find out. Buffy must choose a side, find a way for herself and her friends to survive, and not lose who she is in the process.This is the first of 2 volumes for Buffy Season 11. This collects issues #1-6 of Season 11.
Boys: An Illustrated Field Guide
Heather Ross - 2017
Heather Ross journeys with the reader through the many kinds of boys she will meet in the wild—smart boys, dangerous boys, beautiful boys, and more—and the wonders and mysteries they all hold. With its field guide approach, women learn how to identify these types of boys in their natural habitats and what tools are needed to navigate each kind of relationship. (For example, quiet boys are especially hard to identify because they hide in the tall grass or silent corners of the library!) Written in a wise voice and illustrated full of whimsical imagery, Boys: An Illustrated Field Guide gives readers the confidence they need to reenter the dating scene. It’s ultimately a tender, relatable guide about emerging from heartache with hope, and most importantly, a stronger knowledge of the self.
Ink in Water: An Illustrated Memoir (Or, How I Kicked Anorexia’s Ass and Embraced Body Positivity)
Lacy J. Davis - 2017
And like ink in water, that idea spread until it reached every corner of her being. This is the true story of Lacy’s journey into the self-destructive world of multiple eating disorders. It starts with a young and positive Lacy, trying to grapple with our culture’s body-image obsession and stay true to her riot grrrl roots. And while she initially succeeds in overcoming a nagging rumination about her body, a break up with a recovering addict starts her on a collision course with anorexia, health food obsession, and compulsive exercise addiction. At the request of her last real friend, she starts going to a twelve-step Overeaters Anonymous course, only to find that it conflicts with her punk feminist ideology.Blending bold humor, a healthy dose of self-deprecation, vulnerability, literary storytelling, and dynamic and provocative artwork by illustrator Jim Kettner, Ink in Water is an unflinching, brutally honest look into the author’s mind: how she learned to take control of her damaging thoughts, redirect her perfectionism from self-destructive behaviors into writing and art, and how she committed herself to a life of health, strength, and nourishment.
Science Comics: Dogs: From Predator to Protector
Andy Hirsch - 2017
These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty year old with a secret passion for airplanes, these books are for you!
The Black Monday Murders, Vol. 1: All Hail, God Mammon
Jonathan Hickman - 2017
and exactly what kind of people you can buy with it. The Black Monday Murders, Volume 1: All Hail, God Mammon is classic occultism where the various schools of magic are actually clandestine banking cartels who control all of society: a secret world where vampire Russian oligarchs, Black popes, enchanted American aristocrats, and hitmen from the International Monetary Fund work together to keep all of us in our proper place.Collecting: The Black Monday Murders 1-4
Tab Kimpton - 2017
Greetings explorers, and welcome to Alphabet Soup Land!Want to learn about the not-so-invisible Bisexual Unicorn? The secrets of the Asexual Succubus? Or the previously unfathomable fathoms of the Genderqueer Merperson? If so, you‘re in the right place!Packed full with comics of mythical monster, field notes and information sections; this spotters guide of LGBT* and Queer creatures is the perfect companion for any adventurer.Parental guidance: Contains some adult language and frank discussions about gender and sexuality.
The Story of Life
Chris (Simpsons Artist) - 2017
this book is a magical journey through life from the beginnings of time to the birth of a child and the adventure that we take on our way to the grave and beyond to the starsit is a celebration of being human and all of the beautiful things that is in between.if you like books that are about:why we are herehow we are madebabies shedding their baby legs and growing their child legsthe innocence of childhoodthe warmth of papas backteen lifebody harethe first kissfalling in lovebeing alonethe gift of a feathertales of witchessaturday nightsmonday morningsthe mystery of old peoples earlobesdeathghostsand the meaning of lifethen this book is for youbecause inside of this book there is all of those things and after reading about 5 pages of it you will be the main expert of human life and there will be nothing in this world that you will not knowlove from your friend chris (simpsons artist) xox
Giant Days, Vol. 5
John Allison - 2017
Literally forever. It’s being bulldozed and re-purposed as a luxury dorm next semester. But as one door closes, another opens and between end of semester hookups, music festivals, and moving into their first home together, the life experiences are just getting started. Written by Eisner Award nominee John Allison (Bad Machinery, Scary Go Round) and illustrated by Max Sarin, Giant Days Volume 5 finishes off freshman year in style, collecting issues #17-20 of the Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated series.
Steven Universe: Warp Tour
Melanie Gillman - 2017
Cartoon Network’s breakout hit begins all-new comic adventures here!In all new adventures in the world of Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe, Steven helps a baby songbird find its mother, takes part in a food truck competition, attends a Renaissance Faire, and visits possibly the scariest place of all--the Prom! Writer Melanie Gillman (As the Crow Flies) and artist Katy Farina (The Amazing World of Gumball) team up for the start of new adventures with Steven, the Crystal Gems, and all of Beach City.
Planetary Book One
Warren Ellis - 2017
Infatuated with tracking down evidence of superhuman activity, these mystery archaeologists of the late twentieth century uncover unknown paranormal secrets and histories, such as a World War II supercomputer that can access other universes, a ghostly spirit of vengeance and a lost island of dying monsters.This new cut of the classic series includes extras from the Absolute Edition, including sketches and variant covers. Collecting PLANETARY #1-14, PLANETARY SNEAK PEAK, PLANETARY/AUTHORITY TO RULE THE WORLD.
Black Science Premiere, Vol. 2: Transcendentalism
Rick Remender - 2017
Before he can reclaim his mantle as protector of the Eververse, he must first overcome the demons that lurk within his own soul. And when his path finally leads him back home, what has happened while they were gone? In a world of infinite possibilities, what can one man do to keep everything that could ever possibly go wrong from doing so?Collecting arcs four through six of the ongoing sci-fi smash hit series by RICK REMENDER and MATTEO SCALERA in oversized 8x12" hardcover.
Goldie Vance, Vol. 3
Hope Larson - 2017
Luckily, she lives at a Florida resort with her dad, who manages the place, and with a rotating roster of guests and events, there’s bound to be some mystery afoot! With the Prescription One race in town, Goldie and her biggest rival, Sugar Maple, find themselves in an unlikely alliance to find who is sabotaging the drivers before the big event. Eisner Award-winning writer Hope Larson (A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel) and artist Brittney Williams (Patsy Walker, A.K.A Hellcat!) are joined by writer Jackie Ball and introducing artist Noah Hayes in another exciting whodunnit adventure!
Let's Speak English
Mary Cagle - 2017
"Let's move to Japan!? I'm sure it will be fine!Let's Speak English follows the adventures of artist Mary Cagle during a three year experience teaching English to elementary students in the rural town of Kurihara, Japan.These hand-drawn strips explore Mary's daily life as she works with kids far too adorable and clever for their own good, and experiences the excitement and challenges of living in a foreign country.Read it online at marycragle.com "
Ms. Marvel by G. Willow Wilson Vol. 3
G. Willow Wilson - 2017
Marvel's face has more in mind for gentrification than just real estate. Can Kamala take down the evil suits destroying her home without ruining her personal life? Then, Kamala's Avengers dream is wrecked when Civil War leaves her torn between her idol, Captain Marvel, and her mentor, Iron Man. Whose side will the new generation of heroes - Ms. Marvel, Spider-Man and Nova - be on?COLLECTING: MS. MARVEL (2015) 1-12
Jem and the Holograms: The Misfits
Kelly Thompson - 2017
On the ropes and desperate to get back on top, they're forced to consider the worst case scenario...A MISFITS REALITY TV SHOW. Though it promises the chance to get them back in the spotlight, it comes with a heavy, privacy-destroying price.
Super Sons, Volume 1: When I Grow Up
Peter J. Tomasi - 2017
A part of DC Universe Rebirth!Superboy (aka Jonathan Kent) and Robin (aka Damian Wayne) make their super hero duo debut in this all-new series SUPER SONS, part of DC Rebirth.This debut series looks at the lives of Robin and Superboy and their destiny to follow in their fathers’ footsteps, while we meet a new villain whose ascension parallels the boys’ own understanding of their powers-except that he believes it’s his right to rule over every being on the planet!Collects SUPER SONS #1-5
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol. 2
Ryan North - 2017
Well, Doreen plus her friends Tippy-Toe (a squirrel) and Nancy (a regular human). So, mainly Squirrel Girl. Then: what hope does Earth have if she gets hurled back in time and erased from history? Some hope, hopefully, as Howard the Duck is waiting impatiently for a crossover! COLLECTING: THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL (2015B) 1-11, HOWARD THE DUCK 6
Sebastian Kadlecik - 2017
Her quince powers only last as long as she's fifteen, so over the course of this rollercoaster year, we follow the adventures of Lupe as she figures out what it really means to be a hero. Quince is a 15-issue, digital-first comic book series that will be released on the 15th of every month via ComiXology starting on January 15, 2017. Each issue will be released in English and in Spanish.The English-language series will be collected into a printed trade paperback that will be released on October 23, 2017.
Snoopy to the Rescue
Charles M. Schulz - 2017
Helping the Peanuts gang through various adventures (and misadventures), Snoopy continues his standoff with the Red Baron, finds every opportunity to kiss Lucy on the nose, and ventures out to find the mysterious Lila. Meanwhile, Charlie Brown faces anxiety over saying good-bye, Lucy tries ever more desperately to get Schroeder to notice her, and Linus ponders what life would be like without his blanket. Can Snoopy save the day? Find out in this new collection of the classic Peanuts comics.
Driving Short Distances
Joff Winterhart - 2017
Keith, who claims to be a second cousin of his (absent) father, offers him one. On Keith’s card it says he does ‘distribution and delivery’, which seems to consist of ‘a lot of driving around, getting out of the car for a few minutes and then getting back in’, Sam tells his mother. And so the days go by, Keith driving to a trading estate, ducking into a portakabin, all the while telling Sam stories about his first boss, Geoff Crozier, his mentor in distribution and delivery. As the weeks pass, Sam gets to know Keith’s friends, flirty Hazel-Claire from whom they buy two pasties every day at lunchtime, a variety of receptionists, and a few tantalising secrets from Keith’s past…As in Days of the Bagnold Summer, Joff Winterhart is a master at depicting ordinary life in all its utterly poignant and funny mundanity.
Royal City, Vol. 1: Next of Kin
Jeff Lemire - 2017
In a return to the literary and thematic territory of Lemire's breakthrough graphic novel ESSEX COUNTY, ROYAL CITY follows Patrick Pike, a fading literary star who reluctantly returns to the once-thriving factory town where he grew up. Patrick is quickly drawn back into the dramas of his two adult siblings, his overbearing Mother and his brow beaten Father, all of whom are still haunted by different versions of his youngest brother, Tommy, who drowned decades ago. As each member of the family struggles to keep themselves above water, it quickly becomes clear that Tommy's death isn't the only dark secret tearing the town, and this family, apart at the seams. Can each member of the Pike family come to terms with their own guilt over Tommy's death, and make peace with the many versions of Tommy that still haunt them, or will they all be dragged down below the river along with his lingering ghost? ROYAL CITY promises to be a sprawling, serialized graphic novel that will chart the lives, loves and losses of a troubled family and a vanishing town, across three decades. Jeff Lemire is the creator of DESCENDER (with DUSTIN NGUYEN), AD: AFTER DEATH (with SCOTT SNYDER), ROUGHNECK, SECRET PATH (with Gord Downie), PLUTONA (with EMI LENNOX), ESSEX COUNTY, SWEET TOOTH, TRILLIUM, and THE UNDERWATER WELDER. He had also written celebrated stories featuring Green Arrow, Animal Man, Bloodshot, Wolverine, Hawkeye, Teen Titans, the Valiant, the X-Men and Inhumans for the major comic book publishers. Collecting issues 1 through 5.
Harvey Kurtzman - 2017
Kurztman's ambitious concept for Marley's Ghost began in the 1950s—as an early "graphic novel"—but was never realized. Now, over 60 years later, writers Josh O'Neill and Shannon Wheeler expand upon Kurtzman's extensive adaptation notes while illustrator Gideon Kendall's outstanding artwork utilizes Kurtzman's breakdowns and stylistic choices to make this long-lost vision a reality!
Zen Pencils--Inspirational Quotes for Kids
Gavin Aung Than - 2017
Pioneers like Marie Curie and Margaret E. Knight. Modern icons like John Green and the Dalai Lama. These are only a few of the trailblazers you’ll meet in this collection of cartoons and quotes. Let their words of wisdom lead you to greatness, reflection, and discovery. Each inspiring quote is transformed into a compelling story that unfolds before your eyes. Follow the illustrated adventures of dragon slayers, warrior monks, ballet dancers, and professional wrestlers—all while hearing from some of the great voices of our past and present. Now for kids! Based on the adult New York Times bestseller, this special edition for children will inspire them to reach for the stars.
Black History In Its Own Words
Ron Wimberly - 2017
BLACK HISTORY MONTH IN ITS OWN WORDS presents quotes of dozens of black luminaries with portraits & illustrations by Ronald Wimberly. Featuring the memorable words and depictions of Angela Davis, Jean-Michael Basquiat, Kanye West, Zadie Smith, Ice Cube, Dave Chappelle, James Baldwin, Spike Lee and more.
Motor Girl Volume 2 : No Man Left Behind
Terry Moore - 2017
Walden, a government contractor determined to catch them. Meanwhile, Libby is pressuring Sam to have a lifesaving operation that could be the end of Mike, Sam’s invisible friend. The choices aren’t simple for a courageous woman determined to protect the helpless and leave no man behind! Destined to become a classic, this trade paperback collects the final five issues of Terry Moore’s critically acclaimed series about courage and loyalty!
Steven Universe (2017-) #1
Melanie Gillman - 2017
Based on Cartoon Network’s Emmy Award-nominated animated series created by Rebecca Sugar about a boy with magical powers who goes on adventures with The Crystal Gems, a team of beings who safeguard the universe. The show is approaching its fourth season and has earned millions of fans of all ages worldwide. In this kickoff issue, Steven, Lapis, and Peridot rescue a baby songbird on the ground outside the barn and work together to reunite it with its mother.
Batman and Robin by Peter Tomasi & Patrick Gleason Omnibus
Peter J. Tomasi - 2017
Tomasi and Patrick Gleason's critically acclaimed, best-selling run on the Dynamic Duo is now collected in its entirety with this new oversize omnibus graphic novel series, starting here in BATMAN & ROBIN BY PETER TOMASI & PATRICK GLEASON VOL. 1!Teaming Batman with his son Damian, a.k.a. Robin, Tomasi and Gleason's run on the title was one of the standout titles in DC's New 52 relaunch. Mixing in dark themes from Damian's childhood with the League of Assassins with touching stories of a father and son, this creative team invented some of the greatest Batman and Robin stories ever told! With stunning art from Gleason, this NEW YORK TIMES best-selling series is now legendary in stature.Collects BATMAN & ROBIN #20-22, BATMAN & ROBIN #0-40 from the New 52 series, BATMAN & ROBIN ANNUAL #1-3, ROBIN RISES: OMEGA #1, ROBIN RISES: ALPHA #1 and a story from SECRET ORIGINS #4.
The Photographer of Mauthausen
Salva Rubio - 2017
But there, he found himself handed over by the French to the Nazis, who sent him to the notorious Mauthausen concentration camp, where he spent the war among thousands of other Spaniards and other prisoners. More than half of them would lose their lives there. Through an odd turn of events, Boix finds himself the confidant of an SS officer who is documenting prisoner deaths at the camp. Boix realizes that he has a chance to prove Nazi war crimes by stealing the negatives of these perverse photos—but only at the risk of his own life, that of a young Spanish boy he has sworn to protect, and, indeed, that of every prisoner in the camp.
Wynonna Earp, Volume 2: Legends
Beau Smith - 2017
Marshal's Black Badge Division, has been through hell and back. Now, it's time for a vacation. Plus, Wynonna and Doc Holliday have faced off against demons and Revenants, but nothing can prepare them to square off against the infamous Pinkertons. Also includes Waverly Earp's first appearance in the comics!Collects issues #7-8 of the Wynonna Earp comic series and all four issues of Wynonna Earp: Legends.
Rick and Morty Book Two: Deluxe Edition
Zac Gorman - 2017
Caught in the crossfire are his teenage granddaughter Summer, his veterinary surgeon daughter Beth, and his hapless son-in-law Jerry. This collection includes issues #11-20 of the comic book series, featuring the superstar talents of Tom Fowler, Kyle Starks, Pamela Ribon, CJ Cannon, Marc Ellbery, and more! Stories like "Ready Player Morty" and "Rick Burn, Dude" will make you laugh, cry, and probably question the morality of humanity. This special hardcover edition also includes a brand-new introduction, over twenty pages of extra art, and an exclusive sound clip of Rick and Morty!
The Serpent's Heir
Dean DeBlois - 2017
But their lives are imperiled by a madman and an incredible new dragon who even Toothless—the alpha dragon—may not be able to control!* Dragons writer, director, and producer Dean DeBlois is coplotting these stories.* Stories tie in to the upcoming 2019 film.
Teen Titans Go! Vol. 4: Smells Like Teen Titans Spirit
Heather Nuhfer - 2017
4! It's time for more wild adventures starring the coolest superheroes around!First, Beast Boy is ready to save the world using his new super-power--the power to smell the future! Then, is Robin really the fulfillment of an ancient prophecy? Can the team answer the Justice League's call and take on the not-so-awesome responsibility of babysitting an infant Superman...Superbaby? And when a punk rock supervillain sentences Jump City to death by rock and roll, only the musical stylings of the Teen Titans can stop him!From the beach to H.I.V.E. Tower to the Titans Tower bathroom, the Teen Titans are here to save the day in these and more all-ages stories in TEEN TITANS GO! VOL. 4: SMELLS LIKE TEEN TITANS SPIRIT, from writers Sholly Fisch (THE ALL-NEW BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD), Derek Fridolfs (SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU?), artists Lea Hernandez (Killer Princesses), Marcelo Di Chiara (SMALLVILLE SEASON 11), Jeremy Lawson (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) and more! Collects TEEN TITANS GO! #19-24.
Jeff Lemire - 2017
His hockey career ended a decade earlier in a violent incident on ice, and since then he’s been living off his reputation in the remote northern community where he grew up, drinking too much and fighting anyone who crosses him. When his long-lost sister Beth shows up, on the run from an abusive boyfriend, the two escape to a secluded hunting camp in the woods. There, living off the land, they reconnect with each other, the painful secrets of their past, and their Cree heritage...and start to heal. But Beth’s ex-boyfriend is hunting them. As he circles closer, he threatens to shatter this newfound peace and pull both Derek and Beth back into the world of self-destruction they’ve fought so hard to leave behind.
Hunghang Flashbacks: Hala, Shet! Libro Na!
D. Borja - 2017
Ever found yourself laughing along to the everyday scenarios and silly jokes depicted in Hunghang Flashbacks while scrolling through your Facebook feed? You’re in luck, because this popular online comic series now comes to you in book form!Out now from Summit Books is Hunghang Flashbacks: Hala Shet, Libro Na!, which gathers the series’ funniest comic strips, all-new material, and other hilarious content featuring Hunghang Flashbacks’ riotous barkada of relatable personalities: fraternal twins XY and XX; Chubs, the super-dramatic friend; GF, XY’s audacious girlfriend; Cutie aka Unit 7, the pretty friend; Crush, the boy next door who makes XX’s heart beat; and Beanie, the unfortunate friend who has unrequited feelings for XX.
The Meek, Volume 1
Der-shing Helmer - 2017
The world is overwhelmed with as much terror, crime, and disease as it is by those who yearn for peace. Now, a new war looms between the two countries, and mysterious, monstrous entities may be playing for much higher stakes than anyone realizes.Armed with only her instincts and an unexplainable power, Angora must journey through this world- and perhaps decide once and for all if it is truly worth saving.The Meek Volume 1 collects the first three chapters from the epic online comic, which updates regularly at www.meekcomic.comBook is available to purchase directly from the publisher here: https://gumroad.com/l/TMV1gr
The Unstoppable Wasp, Vol. 1: Unstoppable!
Jeremy Whitley - 2017
With Jarvis at her side, she's on a mission to bring together the brightest girl geniuses of the Marvel Universe - starting with Lunella Lafayette, the miraculous Moon Girl! But Nadia didn't count on evil scientists, man-eating giant rats or Devil Dinosaur - or the lethal lady wrestlers known as the Grapplers! And even as Nadia's recruiting drive continues, the Red Room is on her trail - and they'll pull out all the stops to get her back! Can the geniuses of G.I.R.L. find a way to save Nadia from being dragged back to the bunker?COLLECTING: THE UNSTOPPABLE WASP (2017) 1-4; ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS 14
Garfield: Unreality TV
Scott Nickel - 2017
Join Garfield, Odie, and Jon in a series of all-new adventures from legendary Garfield and Friends show writer Mark Evanier, ongoing Garfield contributors Scott Nickel and Antonio Alfaro, and New York Times best-selling cartoonist Judd Winick (Hilo).
Hawkeye: Kate Bishop, Vol. 1: Anchor Points
Kelly Thompson - 2017
Yup, you know her, it's the dazzling Kate Bishop - making her solo comics debut! Kate is heading back out west and returning to Los Angeles, with her bow and arrow and P.I. badge in tow. There are crimes to solve and she's the best archer to handle 'em! The City of Angels has a new guardian angel. This is Kate Bishop like you've never seen her before, in a brand-new saga that really hits the mark!COLLECTING: HAWKEYE 1-6
I Hate Fairyland: Book One
Skottie Young - 2017
(unless your parents are super cool and don't screen your entertainment, then... whatever.)In this oversized DELUXE HARDCOVER, join Gert (a grown woman in a six-year old girl's body, who has been stuck in a the magical world of Fairyland for over thirty years) on a maddening quest to return home. It's just her, a fly named Larry, a giant blood-soaked battle-axe and and endless amount of cute and cuddly Fairylanders standing in her way.Collects issues 1-10, along with EXCLUSIVE EXTRAS!
Angeliki Salamaliki - 2017
The drama! The passion! The intrigue! All set in 1930’s Paris! A noir webcomic with a taste for dark and morbid twists! With a little help from you, this 5-year project could be transformed into a full-colored graphic novel for you to hold in your hands and cherish for all eternity!
Jody LeHeup - 2017
Someone is manipulating Shirtless...and only by confronting the demons of his past can Shirtless hope to save his future!A heart-filled, hilarious, tall tale for the ages...you don't want to miss SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER!Collecting SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER! #1-5"
Tokyo Ghoul Monster Edition 1-2-3
Sui Ishida - 2017
Trapped between two worlds, he must survive Ghoul turf wars, learn more about Ghoul society and master his new powers.This monstrously massive compendium of Tokyo Ghoul volumes 1-3 contains the early days of Ken Kaneki’s struggle to navigate two worlds, survive Ghoul turf wars, learn more about Ghoul society and master his new powers. This hefty tome—with extra-large archival pages showcasing Sui Ishida’s art and all the color art from the VIZ graphic novels—is perfect for megafans to gorge on.