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Elsewhere, Vol. 1
Jay Faerber - 2018
Mysteriously transported to a strange new world filled with flying beasts and alien civilizations, Amelia desperately struggles to return home. Along the way she forges alliances and makes enemies, as she goes from aviator to freedom fighter in a rebellion against a merciless warlord!Collects issues 1 through 4.ELSEWHERE is Copyright 2018 by Jay Faerber & Sumeyye Kesgin
Hero Tales, Vol. 1
Hiromu Arakawa - 2007
Two of these stars are constantly in conflict, destined to battle and throw the world into chaos... Not that Taitou has ever paid much attention to old stories. Headstrong and defiant, he is the last in his village to complete his coming-of-age ceremony - a fact his sister Laila incessantly teases him about. When he is finally deemed worthy, he is presented with the Kenkaranbu, an ancient sword that can only be drawn by a true hero. As the frustrated Taitou struggles to unsheathe the sword, a mysterious thief appears, making off with the blade and citing the legend of the Big Dipper. The stars have been set in motion, as Taitou sets off after the Kenkaranbu and the truth of his own destiny... Hiromu Arakawa, creator of Fullmetal Alchemist, brings the legend to life!
The Amazing Adventures of the Escapist: Volume 2
Brian K. Vaughan - 2004
. .The Amazing Adventures of the Escapist collects issues three and four of the likewise popular quarterly series. Among the stories in this volume: Critically acclaimed writer Brian Vaughan (Y: The Last Man) pens "To Reign in Hell" in a classic 1940s spirit, richly illustrated by former Swamp Thing artist Roger Petersen. Marv Wolfman writes "Heil and Fear Well," a shocking and chilling tale of nefarious post-war Nazis in the infamous 1950s EC comics horror style, brought to life by veteran cartoonist Joe Staton and indie stalwart Bob Sikoryak. Also, the mysterious powers of Luna Moth may be up for grabs - is our favorite mild-mannered librarian worthy of them? Kevin McCarthy and Dean Haspiel serve up a tribute to Jack Kirby's 1960s Marvel work in "The Trial of Judy Dark ."
Sword Daughter, Vol. 1: She Brightly Burns
Brian Wood - 2018
Setting off on a revenge quest that will span the width of Viking Age Europe, they find the key to repairing their damaged relationship lies in the swords they carry.Created by Brian Wood (Northlanders, The Massive, DMZ) and Mack Chater (Briggs Land, Lazarus), Sword Daughter is a visually stunning, emotionally poignant story of parental guilt and acceptance of loss.
Forager: The Graphic Novel
Jimmy Palmiotti - 2014
Ellie is a precocious child who also happens to fall somewhere on the Asperger’s spectrum.Soon after reaching orbit, Ellie begins hearing voices from what she calls angels, claiming they are “coming for our world.” As the days pass, Ellie alarmingly slips in and out of a catatonic state for short periods of time, each time explaining that the angels are getting closer.Are the angels real?Is Ellie suffering a mental breakdown…or is this first contact with an alien intelligence?
Ronin Island, Vol. 1
Greg Pak - 2019
Hana, the orphaned daughter of Korean farmers, and Kenichi, son of a great samurai leader, have little in common except for a mutual disdain for the other. But these young warriors will have to work together when an army invades the island with shocking news: the Shogun has returned and the Island is expected to pay fealty in exchange for protection from a new threat…a mutated horde that threatens to wipe out all humanity. Written by bestselling author Greg Pak (Mech Cadet Yu, Star Wars) and beautifully illustrated by Giannis Milonogiannis (Old City Blues, Prophet), Ronin Island explores an idealistic coming-of-age story against the backdrop of a morally grey time of war where the reasons for fighting are questioned at every turn.
Delilah Dirk and the Easy Mark
Tony Cliff - 2013
Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant is a light-hearted adventure through the Turkey of the early 1800s and is available in print at the end of August. Unlike the following short story, however, it does not feature such a strong emphasis on cats. You’re welcome to see for yourself and preview The Turkish Lieutenant at www.delilahdirk.com.
The Baker Street Peculiars
Roger Langridge - 2017
With an overwhelmed caseload, however, Holmes recruits the help of three precocious young detectives-in-training (and one cunning golden retriever) to solve the mystery. Molly, Rajani, Humphrey, and Wellington (the dog) will have to work together and use all their wits if they are to uncover the truth behind the living statues and save London. But on the legendary Baker Street, nothing is as it seems and their biggest mystery might be the real identity of the famous detective who brought them together. Written by Eisner Award winner Roger Langridge (Thor: The Mighty Avenger, Abigail and the Snowman) and illustrated by Andy Hirsch (Adventure Time, Regular Show), The Baker Street Peculiars is a heartfelt and supernatural twist on the beloved world of Sherlock Holmes.
Avatar: The Last Airbender: Toph Beifong's Metalbending Academy
Faith Erin Hicks - 2021
A stand alone comic about the best earthbender and inventor of metalbending, Toph Beifong. Written by Faith Erin Hicks (The Adventures of Superhero Girl, The Last of Us: American Dreams) and illustrated by Peter Wartman (Stonebreaker, Over the Wall) and Adele Matera, the same team behind the Imbalance trilogy.
Legend of the Scarlet Blades
Saverio Tenuta - 2011
His first stop is the city that talks to the sky, the ultimate stronghold against the ice invading the land of the rising sun. There, he meets Meiki, a graceful puppeteer and storyteller of charms. "Legend of the Scarlet Blades," as painted by the tormented and airy style of Saverio Tenuta, is a series whose universe is inspired by feudal Japanese history and traditions, full of breathtaking settings and populated by a myriad of wondrous mythical beings.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics: The Works, Volume 1: Fresh & Delicious
Peter Laird - 2013
The first seven issues of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series plus the Raphael Micro-Series issue are collected in this hardcover collection, all reproduced in new full-color!
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
Dennis Hopeless - 2015
Bullion is determined to shelter his teen daughter Abigail from the dangers of the Wild West, but this brave young hero has other ideas...which include robbing her own father's mine as a masked bandit! Earthquakes! Floods! Dynamite-chewing goats! Can the denizens of Rainbow Ridge survive the clash between mankind's greed and nature's fury? And what is the protective power that dwells deep within the mysterious mountain? Surprises await you in the latest Disney Kingdoms saga by the acclaimed duo of Dennis Hopeless (Spider-Woman) and Tigh Walker (Avengers Undercover)! COLLECTING: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad 1-5
The Lone Ranger, Vol. 1: The Lone Ranger
Brett Matthews - 2007
Texas Ranger John Reid seeks revenge for the murders of his family and friends, only to find justice...and that he's something greater than he ever thought he could be. Collecting the first six issues of the Eisner Award-nominated and critically acclaimed Dynamite (Comic Book Publisher of the Year, 2006) series from creators Brett Mathews, Sergio Cariello, Dean White and John Cassaday, this trade paperback collection also features a complete collection of Cassaday's covers for the series as well as a look inside the sketchbooks of both Cassaday and Cariello, and an introduction by Geoff (Infinite Crisis) Johns!