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Elves, Volume 1
Jean-Luc Istin - 2013
The trail they uncover leads back to a clan of Yrlans—Northern men who hate Elves.At the same time, Vaalann, a young Blue Elf, undergoes a dangerous test called the Water of the Senses. Her future, as divined by the Mother Prophetess, is closely linked to the Sacred Crystal . . . a powerful artifact that enables the wielder to control the ocean itself!Could Vaalann be the messiah that the Blue Elves have been waiting generations for?"The honor of Sylvan elves"by Jarry and MaconiThe Sylvan Elves have hidden themselves away from the world, jealously preserving their independence and sacred grounds. Anyone who dares enter their territory soon becomes their prey.Eysine, City-State of the East, has always observed respect for the ancient pact between Elf and Man. But when a powerful army of Ork mercenaries lays siege to the kingdom, Llali, the daughter of the King of the city, must remind the Elves of the treaty that previously linked their two peoples.This tale is that of two races who have forgotten their shared past. It is also that of an Elf and a Human who carry with them the power to reawaken this bond.Thus begins Elves, a sprawling saga of mythic proportions!In the vein the Lord of the Rings and other high fantasy classics, this richly illustrated graphic novel series contains five volumes, each focusing one of five main classes of Elves.
Slaine: The Horned God - Part Two
Pat Mills - 1990
Having finally acquired the sacred weapons and approval he needed from the three other kings of Tir-Nan-Og, Slaine ascends to the position of High King - to immediately face his greatest threat, an army of Drunes, Sea Demons and other foul creatures! But Slaine's mission is two-fold; as High King, he must also lead his people away from the darkness and mystery of their old religions, back to a oneness with nature... not that he won't be breaking a few heads along the way!
The Edge of Darkness (The Volatar Saga #1)
D.K. Holmberg - 2020
He came from nothing. Found his power. Became a legend, then lost it all. Now he has all the power in the world but can't touch it. With war growing, an old enemy on his heels, his best friend by his side, only the north holds the secret to reconnecting with his lost power. But war has a way of pushing old heroes aside. Hevith Alaster knew nothing of the Hith when their dark magic took his family away. Life on the wagon train had been simple. Keep moving north, stay ahead of the war. But war found him all the same. Hurt, humbled, and left to rot in a northern prison, Hevith must carve out a new life for himself in the wake of tragedy--but only if he can find a way to break free before the Hith break him. Either he must rise to the challenge or he will be yet another casualty on the Hith's path to total domination.
Kylie Quillinan - 2015
A wise woman with power she never wanted. Each has a quest and they'll need each other to succeed.Diarmuid is not a typical bard. His tales aren't about hope and heroism, but instead reflect the darkness he feels inside. When he inadvertently brings his imaginary muse to life, everything she knows comes from Diarmuid's melancholic tales. Desiring her own life, she leaves Diarmuid and sets out to live in the only way she knows how.Brigit tries to be a good wise woman like her mother, but feels like she's wasting her life dispensing charms and cures. She spends her days longing for danger and adventure. When she encounters a fey and becomes the victim of a cruel curse, she gets more adventure than she ever wanted.As the pair cross paths, they soon realise that the only way to succeed in their quests is to join forces. Together, they discover the true nature of Diarmuid's bond with his muse. While the world will never be safe with her loose in it, destroying her could have fatal consequences…Muse is the first book in a series of dark fantasy novels set in pre-Roman Britain. For readers who like lush historical backdrops with a fairytale feeling, a fantasy quest and characters who fight their destiny.
The Chronicles of Exandria, Vol. I: The Tale of Vox Machina.
Matthew MercerBrian “Sensej” Terrero - 2017
The cast and team behind the show have curated a breathtaking book composed of art created by the Critter community, titled The Chronicles of Exandria, Vol. I: The Tale of Vox Machina.Published by Hunters Books, you’ll find this amazing volume in the Geek & Sundry online store in both standard and deluxe editions on November 9, 2017.
The Art of Usagi Yojimbo
Stan Sakai - 2004
The sold-out hardcover edition, timed to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the creation of Sakai's signature character, Usagi Yojimbo, was met with an overwhelming response from thousands of fans around the world. This softcover edition will be printed on the same high-quality paper stock and will feature scores of never-before-seen pieces, a long out-of-print twelve-page primer illustrating how Stan creates each of his Usagi stories, 48 full-color pages of Stan's beautiful painted artwork and more. Additionally, some of the biggest names in comics pay tribute to their favorite rabbit ronin in a fantastic gallery section, with pinups by Frank Miller, Geof Darrow, Jeff Smith, Sergio Aragones and Matt Wagner, among others!
The Secret History Omnibus Volume 1
Jean-Pierre PécauEdward Gauvin - 2005
Four immortal brothers and sisters, four archons, leaping through time, consumed in an epic struggle to influence and shape the history of Western civilization. From Moses’ challenge to the Pharaoh to the origin of the Grail myth; from the Pope’s extermination of the Cathars to Nostradamus’ travels in Italy; from the Spanish Armada and the Great Fire of London to Napoleon’s conquest of Egypt; and finally to the Angel of Mons appearing over the trenches of World War I. A secret occult history of the world told in seven chapters. Collects the first Secret History series in preparation for the second, coming in 2010.
The Little Green God of Agony
Stephen King - 2011
Adapted by well-known comic artist Dennis Calero (co-creator of Xmen Noir and Devil Inside), the webcomic will run in serial installments on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for eight weeks. Katherine "Kat" MacDonald is an RN hired to care for wealthy client, Andrew Newsome, who has gone from doctor to doctor trying to find a quick cure for his lingering pain to no avail. She is convinced that he would overcome the injuries he sustained in an airplane crash but he is unwilling to endure the pain of physical therapy. In desperation, Newsome has hired a healer, Reverend Rideout, who promises to "expel" his pain.
Raymond E. Feist's Magician Master: The Great One
Bryan J.L. Glass - 2011
Feist.THE EPIC STORY FROM "MASTER" NOVELIST RAYMOND E. FEIST CONTINUES! It has been three years since the siege of Crydee. The three boys who once were the closest of friends, are now worlds apart: Pug, a slave of the Tsurani, on the verge of becoming a full-blown magician; Tomas, a warrior amongst the elves, losing his humanity to the enchanted armor he wears; and Arutha, the Price of Crydee, struggling to keep his kingdom together against the tide of invasion. Don't miss a moment of the legendary battle as it reaches its fever pitch. Adapted by Harvey-award winning writer BRYAN J.L. GLASS with are from breakout artists TIM SEELY (HACK/SLASH) and HUGO PETRUS.
Record Of Lodoss War: The Grey Witch: A Gathering of Heroes
Ryo Mizuno - 1999
this year. This book reprints the original now hard-to-find seven issues! The ever popular cast is all here: Parn, the strong-headed fighter, Deedlit, the young and haughty elf, Ghim, the grizzled Dwarf, Etoh, the young priest, Slayn, the sorcerer, and Woodchuck, the thief. The six must again unite as the evil of the Grey Witch permeates all of Lodoss Island! ALL AGES MANGA!
The Witching Hour
Jeph Loeb - 2000
The mysterious Amanda Collins moves through the troubled lives of those she meets on the streets of Manhattan armed only with a blank white business card and a strange, supernatural presence. She gives them the chance to change their lives...if they can. A dark and mysterious new collection from Vertigo.
In Search of Lost Dragons
Élian Black'mor - 2011
With the gift of seeing the invisible, our explorer friend records each encounter in a journal of gorgeous, fully painted artwork, capturing every majestic and fearsome visual detail of the scaly behemoths, and accompanies his findings with snippets of local lore as evidence that these hidden beasts continue to shape the world in ways we may never expect!
The Technopriests: Oversized Deluxe
Alejandro Jodorowsky - 2012
To top it off, the characters and the theme of virtual reality are tailor-made for artist Zoran Janjetov ("Before The Incal"), who finds in Jodorowsky his perfect match. Albino, hero of this space odyssey, remembers here his childhood, his apprenticeship, and the big and small battles he had to fight to fulfill his ambitions in a universe where technological advances are paradoxically matched only by the cruelty and the barbarism of the forces controlling it.
Michael J. Sullivan - 2016
A thief, a candlemaker, an ex-mercenary, and a pig farmer walk into a trap…and what happens to them is no joke. When Riyria is hired to retrieve a jester’s treasure, Royce and Hadrian must match wits with a dwarf who proves to be anything but a fool. Difficult choices will need to be made, and in the end those who laugh last do so because they are the only ones to survive.This is a graphic novel, based on Sullivan's short story The Jester, and featuring the two charming rogues who are the main characters of both of his Riyria series, No prior knowledge of The Riyria Revelations or The Riyria Chronicles is required to enjoy it to its fullest, making this a perfect introduction for new readers or a chance for Riyria veterans to spend a little more time with old friends. The Jester is a story of adventure, bonds of friendship, and a recognition that the choices we make dictates the future we find.