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The Philosophy of Snoopy: Peanuts Guide to Life
Charles M. Schulz - 2014
In his inimitable style, Snoopy spends his days extolling the virtues of dancing, hanging out with his best bird friend Woodstock, pursuing a full supper dish and giving his owner - our favourite lovable loser, Charlie Brown - the run-around. For the millions of faithful Charles Schulz fans, and those who fondly remember the joyful dog with the wild imagination, this is the first in a new series to cherish that will see the beguiling Peanuts gang share their sentiments on everything from food to friendship.
Cyanide & Happiness: A Guide to Parenting by Three Guys with No Kids
Kris Wilson - 2018
This informative guide for breeders tackles all the big parenting issues: Finding messages in your alphabet soup, drawing the perfect hand turkey, getting away with kidnapping, telling your kids you don't love them anymore, and making out with your kid's best friend's dad. Cartoonists Kris Wilson, Rob DenBleyker, and Dave McElfatrick combine all of their knowledge and experience, or lack thereof, for a laugh-out-loud, labor-inducing look into the world of parenthood through the sick and twisted lens of Cyanide & Happiness comics.
Snow Angels #1
Jeff Lemire - 2021
They were born in The Trench, and they'll die there, just like all their people do. The two girls, eight and eleven, are a part of The Trenchfolk, a sprawling settlement of people living inside the massive ice walls of a vast, seemingly endless frozen trench carved into the surface of an otherwise icy wasteland. The Trenchfolk survive in this hostile world by following The Three Testaments of The Trench -- golden rules repeated like a mantra from birth to death...1. YOU MUST NEVER LEAVE THE TRENCH.2. THE TRENCH PROVIDES.3. THE TRENCH IS ENDLESS.Milli and Mae don't really know how their people came to live here. No one does, not even their wise and gentle Father. On Milliken's twelfth birthday, their father takes the two girls on an overnight skate down the trench -- a coming-of-age ritual to teach them how to fish the frozen river, how to hunt the wild Trenchdogs that wander its frigid banks, and how to give proper thanks to their frozen Gods -- The Colden Ones. It's the trip of a lifetime until the girls push beyond the borders of their humble land and awaken the Trench's deadly defender... The Snowman! What follows next is an action-packed story of survival, loss and redemption.Part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive digital content only available on comiXology and Kindle. Read for free as part of your subscription to comiXology Unlimited, Kindle Unlimited or Amazon Prime. Also available for purchase via comiXology and Kindle.Love the comic? Read the short story! Start the saga with a 21-page short story by Jeff Lemire, featuring cover art by Jock. Presented by Amazon Original Stories. Read or listen free with Prime at Amazon.
DC Entertainment Essential Graphic Novels and Chronology 2015
DC Comics - 2015
1: ORIGIN. This DC ENTERTAINMENT ESSENTIAL GRAPHIC NOVELS AND CHRONOLOGY 2015 catalog has been specifically built to help guide any new reader into the most accessible entry points into comics, then moving onto spotlights and reading orders for some of the world’s most recognizable characters. DC Entertainment has revised its expansive look into our rich library for 2015, with a updated reading lists featuring graphic novels starring Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and the Justice League, as well as the best collections from our Vertigo and MAD imprints.
Way of the Warrior Kid 3: Where there's a Will...
Jocko Willink - 2019
He's done really well in his classes, his friends Kenny and Nathan have joined him at jiu-jitsu, and most important, he's been staying on the Warrior Kid path. There's just one problem and that problem is named Danny Rhinehart. It seems like every thing Marc does, Danny does better. Danny runs faster, can do more pull-ups, has jiu-jitsu moves that Marc can't solve, and is even awesome in school. On top of all that, Danny is too nice--he smiles at everything and it drives Marc CRAZY. Marc doesn't know what to do. Luckily, there is some good news: Marc's Navy SEAL Uncle Jake is back to visit for the summer. Maybe Uncle Jake can help Marc learn to handle a kid like Danny--a kid who is good at everything! But it won t be easy. Marc will have to work hard, train hard, and learn to deal with a brand new kind of problem: his own ego. It's going to be a tough summer, but where there's a will, there's a way...
Matt Kindt - 2020
. .And they're all connected to one man: a science-fiction author with more information than seems possible, whose books may hold the key to either saving reality or destroying it.Collects BANG! #1-#5, along with all covers, a sketchbook section, and pinups by Matt Kindt.What Knives Out did for whodunits Bang! does for 007-style spy adventures by flipping sexist and culturally condescending tropes on their head.--DEADLINE HOLLYWOODI will literally read anything by Matt Kindt or Wilfredo Torres. Put them together and it's magic. Skip dinner and buy this book--Mark MillarA top secret agent, an elderly crime fiction writer who also solves crimes, members of a sprawling terrorist organization, and a drug-fueled action hero find themselves inexplicably linked to a sci-fi author whose novels could hold the key to saving all of reality...or destroying it.--io9I #$%^ing love this comic! it's literally everything I want out of one of my favorite creators!! Congrats to the entire team. This is how you make comics!!--Brian Michael BendisWhat does a secret agent with false memories, a sci-fi author who knows more than he should, and a global secret organization have in common? They're the opening threads to what Matt Kindt and Wilfredo Torres have in store with their first collaboration from Dark Horse Comics, BANG!--NEWSARAMABANG is a fun, twisty spy thriller with a great meta-twist.--Jay FaerberMatt Kindt has demonstrated his skill at trippy genre storytelling in past work like Ether and Mind MGMT, while Wilfredo Torres' dynamic art is perfectly suited for both spy action and meta-fictive revelations.... Fascinating.--ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLYI love Matt Kindt and I love Wilfredo Torres, so it's no surprise that I loved BANG! It's like the weirdo, mind-bending James Bond story I didn't know I wanted.--Jeff LemireThanks to Kindt and Torres we finally have our Idris Elba - James Bond, and it's exactly as cool as you imagined.--Jeff ParkerImagine James Bond being abducted by David Lynch and forced into a maze that shifts with every step forward. The ground is unsteady. The walls of reality move. This is the world of Bang!, a spy thriller expertly conducted by Kindt and Torres, a mystery box that truly starts off with a... Well. You know. --Van Jensen
Almost Completely Baxter: New and Selected Blurtings
Glen Baxter - 2016
Have you felt the terror of a failed Szechuan dinner? Have you seen what happens at precisely 6:15? Do you know where the beards are stored? Either way, this is the book for you.Baxter’s drawings are a delicious stew of pulp adventure novels, highbrow hjinks, and outright absurdity: lonesome cowboys confront the latest in modern art, brave men tremble before moussaka, schoolgirls hoard hashish, and the world’s fruits are in constant peril. Wimples abound.This new selection of Baxter’s work brings together highlights from the full sweep of his long career, and is sure to enchant both confirmed Baxterians and those iin dire need of an introduction.
Grace Wilson - 2016
Saving Grace is the story of four twenty-somethings - Grace, Vicky, Jess and Maxine - who live in a ramshackle house in a rapidly gentrifying East London...until the landlord announces he's selling up and they've got four weeks to leave.New plans form effortlessly for the others, but the odds feel stacked against Grace as she struggles to find self-fulfilment, a half decent job or even a roof over her head.
Brilliant Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: How to Use CBT to Improve Your Mind and Your Life. Stephen Briers
Stephen Briers - 2009
It offers a cohesive approach to this groundbreaking therapeutic technique that unfolds in a wholly logical, accessible and practical manner.
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.
The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis
Jason Hazeley - 2015
The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. The subject of the book will greatly appeal to grown-ups.