Graphic Novels

The Left Bank Gang by Jason

By Jason

2007 Eisner Award-winner: set in Nineteen Twenties Paris, it is a deliciously creative re-imagining of the nice literary figures of the interval (Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Pound, and Joyce) as picture novelists... and perpetrators of an exciting, double-crossing heist!F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, and James Joyce stroll right into a Parisian bar... no, it isn't the start of a shaggy dog story, however the premise of Jason's specific new picture novel. Set in Twenties Paris, The Left financial institution Gang is a deliciously creative re-imagining of those 4 literary figures as not just regular Jason anthropomorphics, but... image novelists! certain, in Jason's warped international, cartooning is the dominant type of fiction, and never purely do those 4 literary giants paintings within the comics medium yet they party to debate pen vs. brush, chat concerning the most modern picture novels from Dostoevsky ("I cannot inform any of his characters apart!") to Faulkner ("Hasn't he heard of white area? His panels are too crowded!"), and bemoan their erratic careers. upload in a hilarious series the place Hemingway is lectured by means of an overbearing Gertrude Stein ("What type of pencil are you utilizing? you have to be utilizing a blue pencil, that approach you do not have to erase, o.k.? keep away from captions. do not ever write 'A little later.' you don't want that. The reader will determine it out."), visitor appearances through Zelda Fitzgerald and Jean-Paul Sartre, and some impressive twists and turns alongside the way in which, and you have got one of many funniest and such a lot playful photo novels of the yr. Like Jason's acclaimed Why Are You Doing This?, The Left financial institution Gang is rendered in complete surprising colour. this is often Jason's 8th image novel in six years for Fantagraphics, and his viewers maintains to develop with each acclaimed liberate. 2007 Eisner Award winner, most sensible U.S. version of foreign fabric; 2007 Eisner Award nominee: most sensible Coloring (Hubert). Full-color comics all through

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The Crow (Special Edition) by James O'Barr

By James O'Barr

Whilst James O’Barr poured the soreness and pain of a private tragedy into the drawings that contain The Crow, his intensely cathartic tale of Eric—who returns from the lifeless to avenge his and his fiancée’s homicide by the hands of a highway gang—resonated with readers around the globe. Now, the illustrated story that grew to become the “thrilling” (Los Angeles day-by-day News) and “spectacular” (Chicago Tribune) monitor triumph is re-released in an extended model the writer initially meant, entire ultimately with:

Thirty pages of never-before-seen paintings, together with a brand new last phase, “Sparklehorse,” and the touching new scene, “An August Noel”

A new advent via James O’Barr

Lost sequences restored utilizing the artist’s unique technique

This is The Crow like you’ve by no means obvious it before—the robust trip of an avenging angel and a party of real love . . . as fierce, clever, and unforgettable as while it used to be first conceived.

Suggested for mature readers.

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The Planet of Wind (The Little Prince, Book 1) by Delphine Dubos, Élyum Studio

By Delphine Dubos, Élyum Studio

The wind itself offers the entire strength the Eolians desire for warming their planet, that is ever at risk of being coated by means of ice. yet on a daily basis the winds they depend upon develop weaker—stolen by way of pirates, and nobody understands how. Can the Little Prince and Fox observe the genuine root of the matter and shop an entire planet from disappearing into darkness?

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Age of Reptiles: The Hunt by Ricardo Delgado

By Ricardo Delgado

His mom slaughtered via a pack of Ceratosaurs, a terrified Allosaur needs to make his manner around the sweltering deserts of Jurassic North the USA -- or face a similar destiny himself. the quest is on during this new bankruptcy of Ricardo Delgado's Age of Reptiles! advised solely in photographs, the Age of Reptiles sequence is considered one of many most interesting makes use of of the comics medium and is acceptable for every age. via his leading edge strategy, storyteller Ricardo Delgado has earned such well known enthusiasts as Burne Hogarth, Ray Harryhausen, Mike Mignola, John Landis, Mark Schultz, and Steve Bissette -- and as soon as you may have learn Age of Reptiles: the quest, you will count number your self between them!

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A Game of Thrones: The Graphic Novel, Volume Four by Daniel Abraham, George R. R. Martin

By Daniel Abraham, George R. R. Martin

Bestselling author Daniel Abraham and acclaimed illustrator Tommy Patterson carry their lovely graphic-novel model of George R. R. Martin's vintage A video game of Thrones to a beautiful end that benefits a spot at the bookshelf of each myth fan along the majestic unique. The dying of King Robert Baratheon and the imprisonment of his Hand, Lord Eddard Stark of Winterfell, has set the good homes of Westeros at one another's throats. In Winterfell, Eddard's eldest son and inheritor, Robb Stark, has accumulated a military and is pushing south, made up our minds to unfastened his father. alongside the way in which, he pledges to marry the daughter of Lord Walder Frey in trade for an army virtue that enables him to catch Jaime Lannister-a robust bargaining chip to make sure Lord Eddard's secure liberate. however it is something to seize the Kingslayer and fairly one other to carry him. in the meantime, in King's touchdown, younger King Joffrey has different rules than an alternate of prisoners. Ignoring the recommendation of his mom, Queen Cersei, he throws oil at the flames of clash and ignites a conflagration that turns out prone to eat not just the Starks yet all of Westeros-unless Tyrion Lannister, the Imp, can carry the mad boy-king to heel. past the Wall, better risks are brewing, as a iciness as brutal as any in historical past methods, bringing with it unnatural creatures out of legend. There, Eddard's bastard, Jon Snow, needs to come to a decision as soon as and for all the place his loyalties lie. And around the slim Sea, Daenerys Targaryen will study the genuine degree of grief-and emerge from its fiery depths remodeled, hardened, and able to declare what's hers through correct: the Iron Throne.

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Mystic Funnies #1 (B&W) by Robert Crumb

By Robert Crumb

A 32-page philosophical odyssey with tricks of huge legs. this can be the 1st all-new Crumb fiction in over 5 years, and the 1st book-length Mr. normal tale in over a decade. initially revealed in colour, this comedian booklet is again in print finally and on hand (at Crumb's request) in its unique black-and-white. This comedian reveals the white-bearded sage and Flakey Foont carrying on with the mysteries of lifestyles and lifestyles

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Another Chance to Get It Right by Andrew Vachss

By Andrew Vachss

While one other probability to Get it correct debuted at the Oprah Winfrey exhibit in 1993, darkish Horse used to be deluged with telephone calls as humans clamored to shop for the booklet. darkish Horse is proud to supply an up to date version of the acclaimed number of brief tales, poetry, and allegory. This new version boasts an all new, by no means sooner than released Vachss-penned prose tale referred to as "La Corazón del Niños," in addition to illustrations and an impressive new disguise by means of Geof Darrow (The Matrix, Shaolin Cowboy, the massive man and Rusty the Boy robotic, difficult Boiled). the gorgeous drawings upload a unique size to this party of the potential for parenting, a size that's hardly noticeable within the style, making it as a lot inspirational because it is educational.

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Brick Genesis by Brendan P. Smith

By Brendan P. Smith

The Brick Bible sequence, via grasp LEGO builder, photographer, and storyteller Brendan Powell Smith, has sparked new curiosity during this very important spiritual textual content. His broadly well known The Brick Bible: a brand new Spin at the outdated testomony brings jointly the main books of the previous testomony, illustrated solely in LEGO bricks. Now, for the 1st time and in a smaller, extra transportable structure, The Brick Bible provides Brick Genesis places the entire motion of the 1st ebook of the Pentateuch within the palm of your arms. now you can event your favourite Biblical tales illustrated by way of a favourite toy, such as:
The very construction of the world
The fall of Adam and Eve from the backyard of Eden
The devastating flood and Noah’s ark
The tale of Abraham and his son Isaac
The destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah
The plight of Joseph in Egypt and his interpretation of Pharaoh’s dream
And a lot more!
The Brick Bible provides Brick Genesis boasts a couple of hundred illustrations set in comedian publication sort, making this a fast—and fascinating—read. even if you're spiritual or no longer, the sheer significance of what Brendan Powell Smith has performed in illustrating those iconic scenes makes this vital for the LEGO lover in us all.

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The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb by R. Crumb

By R. Crumb

Nominated for 3 2010 Will Eisner comedian Awards: From construction to the loss of life of Joseph, listed here are all 50 chapters of the ebook of Genesis, revealingly illustrated as by no means before.Envisioning the 1st e-book of the bible like nobody prior to him, R. Crumb, the mythical illustrator, finds right here the tale of Genesis in a profoundly sincere and deeply relocating means. initially pondering that we might do a take off of Adam and Eve, Crumb grew to become so eager about the Bible’s language, “a textual content so nice and so unusual that it lends itself with ease to picture depictions,” that he determined as a substitute to do a literal interpretation utilizing the textual content notice for be aware in a model essentially assembled from the translations of Robert regulate and the King James bible. Now, readers of each persuasion—Crumb fanatics, comedian e-book fans, and believers—can achieve striking new insights from those harrowing, tragic, or even juicy tales. Crumb’s e-book of Genesis reintroduces us to the bountiful tree covered backyard of Adam and Eve, the large ark of Noah with beasts of each variety, the towns of Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed by way of brimstone and hearth that rained from the heavens, and the Egypt of the Pharaoh, the place Joseph’s embalmed physique is carried in a coffin, in a scene as elegiac as any in Genesis. utilizing clues from the textual content and peeling away the theological and scholarly interpretation that experience usually obscured the Bible’s such a lot dramatic tales, Crumb fleshes out a parade of Biblical originals: from the serpent in Eden, the humanoid reptile showing like an alien out of a technology fiction motion picture, to Jacob, a “kind’ve depressed man who doesn’t strike you as bodily courageous,” and his hassle, Esau, “a tough and kick ass guy,” to Abraham’s spouse Sarah, extra fetching than such a lot girl at ninety, to God himself, “a common Charlton Heston-like determine with lengthy white hair and a flowing beard.” As Crumb writes in his creation, “the tales of those humans, the Hebrews, have been whatever greater than simply tales. They have been the basis, the resource, in writing of non secular and political strength, passed down by way of God himself.” Crumb’s publication of Genesis, the fruits of five years of painstaking paintings, is a tapestry of masterly aspect and storytelling which celebrates the brilliant variety of the single of our best inventive geniuses. Nominated for 3 2010 Will Eisner comedian Awards: most sensible version from one other paintings, most sensible photo Album, most sensible Writer/Artist.

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