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Postal: The Complete Collection
Bryan Edward Hill - 2020
A place where, despite its inhabitants, no crime is allowed. Through the eyes of local postman Mark Shiffron, we see a town struggling to keep its fragile peace, a town on the constant brink of chaos. Following the first murder in Eden's history, Mark's need to solve this crime leads him through the darkness to truth about the town he's known his entire life, and the hidden realms of his own psyche. After all, with his mother as the town's mayor and his mysterious father as its cofounder, Eden is his birthright.Co-writers BRYAN HILL and MATT HAWKINS team with artist ISAAC GOODHART for an unflinching tale about the price of redemption, told through the perspective of a young man with Asperberger's and set in the murky soul of America's heartland.Collects POSTAL #1-25, POSTAL: LAURA, POSTAL: MARK
Brian Azzarello - 1998
Jonny Double accepts a simple job to watch over a rich man's rebellious daughter. But after being foolishly seduced by the girl he is being paid to keep tabs on, Jonny finds himself mixed up in a scheme to plunder an old bank account belonging to Al Capone. Once the heist is made, Double discovers that his entire case has been full of lies and now the only hard truth that he has is that he is going to die. By the critically-acclaimed creative and award winning team that brings you 100 BULLETS.
Fathom Vol. 1 #1
Michael Layne Turner - 1998
The one we know, and the one below. Aspen Matthews has always been drawn to the sea, that is why she became a marine biologist. But when an underwater experiment goes horribly wrong, Aspen discovers her connection to life under the sea is far more than scientific. She Discovers that she is a water nymph - able to live and thrive beneath the sea.
Peanuts: Where Beagles Dare
James Cooper - 2015
We've got a brand-new one in Peanuts: Where Beagles Dare!, and it comes out just in time for The Peanuts Movie! What It Is: Snoopy, the World War I Flying Ace, is on holiday in France but his leave is cut short when he's recruited for a top-secret mission. Snoopy must dodge his way through no-man's land, go deep behind enemy territory, and battle the Red Baron in the blackened skies above. Will Snoopy ever return home to quaff a few Root Beers with Woodstock and have dinner with Charlie Brown? Find out in this original graphic novel featuring Charles M. Schulz's beloved Peanuts characters and starring Snoopy!
Tony Millionaire's Sock Monkey: Uncle Gabby
Tony Millionaire - 2004
After spending thousands of Sunday afternoons gazing at his grandfather’s collections of old newspaper comics, he picked up a pen and started drawing monkeys with striped tails and top hats. He now writes and draws the comic book Sock Monkey as well as the weekly strip "Maakies," which has won him three Eisner Awards and has been animated for Saturday Night Live. He lives in Pasadena, California with his wife and daughters.
Warren Ellis - 2014
All over the world. And they did nothing, standing on the surface of the Earth like trees, exerting their silent pressure on the world, as if there were no-one here and nothing under foot. Ten years since we learned that there is intelligent life in the universe, but that they did not recognize us as intelligent or alive.
Grass Kings, Vol. 3
Matt Kindt - 2017
Robert has become a manic, paranoid despot, Bruce has been exiled following the reveal of his secret partnership with the neighboring town of Cargill, and Ashur has been helpless to pick up the pieces--yet the three brothers must find a way to put their differences aside and defend the sacred land that’s been passed down through generations. From the lauded creative team of The New York Times bestselling author Matt Kindt (Mind MGMT) and illustrator Tyler Jenkins (Peter Panzerfaust), Grass Kings Vol. 3 concludes the critically-acclaimed rural mystery series that examines the lengths man will go to protect their own.
Saucer Country Vol. 1: Run
Paul Cornell - 2012
She's about to toss her hat into the ring as a candidate for President in the most volatile political climate ever. But then...a lonely road and a nightmarish encounter have left her with terrible, half-glimpsed memories. And now she has to become President. To expose the truth--and maybe, to save the world.Arcadia's quest is at the heart of this new title from writer Paul Cornell (DEMON KNIGHTS, ACTION COMICS, Doctor Who) and artist Ryan Kelly (NEW YORK FIVE, NORTHLANDERS, Local). With the help of her quirky staff, Arcadia will pursue the truth of her abduction into danger, mystery and awe.Saucer Country is a dark thriller that blends UFO lore and alien abduction with political intrigue, all set in the hauntingly beautiful Southwest.
Joshua Hale Fialkov - 2009
He finally lands a big case, finding the missing daughter of a drug kingpin, just as he's taken by the symptoms of a late-stage brain tumor. Memories blend with reality, as the missing girl case starts to seep into the memory of his own missing wife from 20 years prior. Now, with days, maybe even hours, left to live, he must save this girl, while the one thing he's relied on all of his life fails him — his mind!
Chhotu: A Tale of Partition and Love
Varud Gupta - 2019
The British are slowly marking their departure from the country. And while Partition looms large over India, Chhotu, a student-cum-paranthe-cook in the dusty gullies of Chandni Chowk, has other things on his mind-like feeling the first flushes of love of his crush, Heer, the new girl at school.When he finally decides to make a move, Chhotu soon finds the town's aloo has suddenly gone missing, reluctantly embroiling himself into the world of corruption, crime and dons. As he struggles to understand what freedom truly means, Chhotu realizes one thing is for certain-that his world, and the world of those around him, is about to change forever.Set against the backdrop of Partition and the horrors that followed, Chhotu is a coming-of-age story of an unlikely hero and a parable of a past that doesn't feel too removed from the present."Wild, imaginative and tender..."-Vazira Zamindar, author of 'The Long Partition'"Sharp irony and crackling humour..." -Gyan Prakash, professor of history, Princeton University, author of Emergency Chronicle"Chhotu looks at this tragedy through fresh eyes... bringing to the fore nostalgia, romance and a light touch."-Lady Kishwar Desai, chair of The Partition Museum"Chhotu, Heer, Bapu, Chandni Chowk, love, friendship, longing and belonging breathe life into a turbulent time few have dared to picture." -Ritu Khanduri, author of Caricaturing Culture in India
If 'n Oof
Brian Chippendale - 2010
This newest volume is a departure from his last work, Maggots, and from his first book, Ninja, which elicited the following assessment of the artist's style by Salon.com's Douglas Wolk: "Chippendale's howling hyperspeed attack on every page with his pen is the kind of manifestation of pure style that has more to do with the contemporary visual art scene than with traditional comics and their ideals of clarity and representation." If and Oof are a Laurel and Hardy-esque duo who suffer a series of misadventures amidst Chippendale's frenetic landscapes on their simple quest to just survive, eat, pay rent and avoid confrontation. Comedy and horror ensue in this fast-paced trip through Chippendale's unconscious. The artist's most accessible work to date, If 'n Oof is replete with the frenzied line work and concise, witty dialogue for which he has become known. This first release of all new material since 2005 is a must for Lightning Bolt fans and graphic-novel aficionados, and proves more than approachable to those new to Chippendale's oeuvre.
The Flash: The Dastardly Death of the Rogues
Geoff JohnsNick J. Napolitano - 2011
This storyline ties directly into Brightest Day, the direct follow-up to the biggest comics event of 2009, Blackest Night.Collecting: The Flash 1-7, The Flash Secret Files & Origins 2010
Hunt for Wolverine
Charles Soule - 2018
But who will solve the puzzle first? Will it be Daredevil and his crack squad of investigators, including Misty Knight? Or Logan's former fellow New Avengers, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage? Or perhaps Sabretooth, Lady Deathstrike and Daken will be the ones to track him down! With mystery in Madripoor and around the globe, the return of Wolverine will keep you guessing! COLLECTING: HUNT FOR WOLVERINE 1, HUNT FOR WOLVERINE: WEAPON LOST 1-4, HUNT FOR WOLVERINE: ADAMANTIUM AGENDA 1-4, HUNT FOR WOLVERINE: CLAWS OF A KILLER 1-4, HUNT FOR WOLVERINE: MYSTERY IN MADRIPOOR 1-4, WHERE'S WOLVERINE PAGES
The Complete Works of Fante Bukowski
Noah Van Sciver - 2020
Van Sciver has created a scathing, hilarious, and empathetic character study of a self-styled author determined that he's just one more poem (or drink) away from success.This expanded edition includes a foreword by novelist Ryan Boudinot (Blueprints of the Afterlife), a facsimile reproduction of Bukowski's literary debut, 6 Poems (thought lost to time in the wake of a motel fire that destroyed the entire original print run), a "Works Cited" section, and a selection of "visual tributes" by over two dozen cartoonists including Nina Bunjevac, Simon Hanselmann, Jesse Jacobs, Ed Piskor, Leslie Stein, and others.
Lazarus: The Second Collection
Greg Rucka - 2016
While Forever's romance with the Morray Lazarus, Joacquim, continues to blossom, she finds herself not only questioning her identity, but also her loyalty to her Family and her father, Malcolm, when orders her to kill her brother, Jonah.Next, in "Poison," the world is at war, and Family Carlyle is struggling to defend itself. With Malcolm Carlyle hovering at death's door, the siblings struggle to maintain control. But deception and war go hand in hand, culminating in a final revelation that will truly change everything for Forever Carlyle.Collects Lazarus #10-21 with additional bonus content.