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Thor: Godstorm


Kurt Busiek - 2002
    In a tale of two worlds, Thor fights epic battles against trolls, evil scientists and super-villains-and balances his life as a god, a hero and a doctor as Loki manipulates him from afar and Odin banishes him from Earth! What is the Godstorm, and can the God of Thunder hope to defeat it? Plus: in a tale of Asgard past, Thor battles Uroc, the Uru Monster! Collecting: Thor: Godstorm #1-3; Thor (1966) #408-409 (Tales of Asgard backups); Busiek/Rude; bonus story by Mike Mignola

Amulet: Collectors Edition


Kazu Kibuishi - 2011
    Lured into an underground world inhabited by demons, robots, and talking animals, they face the most terrifying monster of all. In this thrilling sequel to "The Stonekeeper," Emily and her brother, Navin, head for Kanalis, a beautiful and mysterious city of waterfalls, where they hope to find the antidote for the poison that has sickened their mother. It's up to Em to triumph over evil while controlling the amulet's power . . . without losing herself. In the third installment of the thrilling Amulet series, Emily, Navin, and the gang charter an airship and set off in search of Cielis, a mythical city believed to be located on an island high above the clouds. The mysterious Leon Redbeard is their guide, and there's a surprising new addition to the crew: the Elf King's son, Trellis. But is he ally or enemy? And will Emily ever be able to trust the voice of the Amulet? This collection includes the first three stories in the bestselling Amulet series!

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.

Clive Barker Omnibus


Gabriel Hernandez - 1999
    With no shortage of sprawling high-concept, spine-chilling thrills, and inspired art, the Clive Barker Omnibus is a great launching point into his dark universe.

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.

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

Jim Butcher's Dresden Files: Storm Front #1


Mark Powers - 2008
    Harry Dresden is a wizard who knows firsthand that the everyday world is actually full of strange and magical things-most of which don't play well with humans. Part 1 of Storm Front Vol. 1: The Gathering Storm

Batman: Collected Legends of the Dark Knight


James Robinson - 1993
    Trade paperback.

Lady Killer


Joëlle Jones - 2020
    From the World's Fair in Seattle to the beaches of Florida, Josie tries to keep her perfect family alive in a bloodstained new vision of the American Dream.Joelle Jones became an overnight sensation with this gory midcentury series, leading to successful runs on DC's Catwoman and Batman titles. Now Lady Killer's complete story (so far) is together in one oversized hardcover, the perfect showcase for Jones's phenomenal artwork.This oversized hardcover collects the original series cowritten by Jones's longtime collaborator Jamie S. Rich, as well as the followup, which she both wrote and drew solo. Also included are the sketchbooks from both series and previously unpublished art.Collects Lady Killer TPB volumes 1 & 2.

The Dragonlance Saga


Roy Thomas - 1987
    

Dragon Age: The Silent Grove #1


David Gaider - 2015
    With deadly, wisecracking mercenaries Isabella and Varric by his side, Alistair travels to a city of assassins to learn the truth about his kingdom and his own reign! Story by David Gaider, lead writer of Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age II! An essential addition to the Dragon Age canon! Exclusive to the Dark Horse Digital Store!

The X-Files, Volume 1


Stefan Petrucha - 2005
    A must-have for any X-Files fan, these stories parallel the series, but hold their own in the realm of graphic storytelling. Mulder and Scully face killer computer programs, solve mysterious reappearances, get captured by survivalists and, of course, uncover government secrets in adventures that could only be inspired by the X-Files legacy.

All-New X-Factor, Vol. 1: Not Brand X


Peter David - 2014
    Led by mutant mistress of magnetism, Polaris, the team uses its corporate backing for the betterment of society.

Jungle Girl: Season One #0


Frank Cho - 2007
    Dynamite proudly presents "Frank Cho's Jungle Girl"!In this issue, Dynamite introduces readers to an original 8-page story, overseen by co-writer and artist Frank Cho and infuses the issue with everything Cho fans want to see - beautiful women, thrilling adventures, and, of course, dinosaurs! Co-writer Doug (Red Sonja: QUEEN OF THE FROZEN, The 'Nam) Murray is along for the ride as is series artist Adriano (NBSG: ZAREK, Red Sonja) Batista as they bring the Jungle Girl to life!Featuring a cover by Cho, this issue #0 is a must-have!

The White Lama - Book 1: Reincarnation


Alejandro Jodorowsky - 1988
    Alexandro Jodorowsky joins artist Georges Bess to tell a tale of martial arts, mystical adventure and spiritual awakening. When the Grand Lama dies, corruption spreads across the land. Gabriel, the child of white explorers and reincarnation of the Grand Lama, must learn the sacred ways to fend off a great evil.