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Sabrina
by Nick Drnaso

Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

May 08, 2018

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THE FIRST EVER GRAPHIC NOVEL NOMINATED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE! LONGLISTED FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION'S FIRST NOVEL PRIZE!<br /><br />"A profoundly American nightmare... The fictional killing in Sabrina is disturbing, but Drnaso doesn’t fixate on the gore or the culprit; he’s more concerned with how the public claims and consumes it, spinning out morbid fantasies with impunity... It’s a shattering work of art."―Ed Park, New York Times<br /><br />Conspiracy theories, breakdown, murder: Everything’s gonna be all right―until it isn’t.<br /><br />When Sabrina disappears, an airman in the U.S. Air Force is drawn into a web of suppositions, wild theories, and outright lies. He reports to work every night in a bare, sterile fortress that serves as no protection from a situation that threatens the sanity of Teddy, his childhood friend and the boyfriend of the missing woman. Sabrina’s grieving sister, Sandra, struggles to fill her days as she waits in purgatory. After a videotape surfaces, we see devastation through a cinematic lens, as true tragedy is distorted when fringe thinkers and conspiracy theorists begin to interpret events to fit their own narratives.<br /><br />The follow-up to Nick Drnaso’s Beverly, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Sabrina depicts a modern world devoid of personal interaction and responsibility, where relationships are stripped of intimacy through glowing computer screens. Presenting an indictment of our modern state, Drnaso contemplates the dangers of a fake-news climate. Timely and articulate, Sabrina leaves you gutted, searching for meaning in the aftermath of disaster.
Finnian and the Seven Mountains (Issue #1)
by Philip Kosloski

Language

English

Pages

24

Publication Date

August 12, 2018

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<b>What if legends were true? What if myths weren't just nice bedtime stories?</b><br /><br /><b>Embark on an epic fantasy adventure where myths come alive, heroes are born, and good struggles against evil.</b><br /><br />Seeking to avenge the death of his parents at the hands of Viking marauders, a young man named Finnian leaves his monastic school in Ireland to find a legendary sword rumored to have the extraordinary power to defeat evil.<br /><br />Join writer Philip Kosloski, and artists Michael LaVoy and Jim Fern (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, X-MEN ANNUAL, and CROSSING MIDNIGHT) on an epic adventure that begins on the mysterious island of Skellig Michael, where the sword was last seen.<br /><br />Will Finnian find the mythical sword and lead the way to victory? Or will the Vikings continue to destroy innocent villagers?<br /><br />Find out what happens in this epic first chapter!<br /><br /><b>BEHIND THE STORY</b><br /><br />After watching Star Wars: The Force Awakens, I couldn’t get the final scene out of my mind. The final few minutes of the film were stunning and the landscape breathtaking. Watching the heroine Rey climb the ancient stone steps and walk past rocky hovels to reach Luke Skywalker has proven to be one of the most enduring scenes I have ever witnessed. However, the filming location struck something in my memory and I knew that what I saw was a real place.<br /><br />When I returned home I immediately looked it up and sure enough, the Star Wars team filmed the final scene atop Skellig Michael, an ancient monastery off the coast of Ireland. From that point on I set out to unravel the fascinating history of the mysterious monks who lived there. What I discovered was truly awe-inspiring.<br /><br />The monks were amazing men who lived at the edge of the known world, braving harsh weather, uncomfortable living quarters, offering their lives as a sacrifice to God. <br /><br />Additionally, I discovered a rich history of legends and myths that surround the island and the monks who lived there.<br /><br />This new comic book series explores these traditions, breathing new life in them for a modern audience.<br /><br />It is my hope that this new series will inspire, challenge and captivate a new generation, engaging them in an epic battle of good versus evil that is more real than we can possibly imagine.
The Sandman Vol. 2: The Doll's House (New Edition) (The Sandman s...
by Neil Gaiman

Language

English

Pages

232

Publication Date

November 21, 2011

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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Neil Gaiman's transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision. <p>A being that has existed since the beginning of the universe, Morpheus rules over the realm of dreams. In THE DOLL’S HOUSE, after a decades-long imprisonment, the Sandman has returned to find that a few dreams and nightmares have escaped to reality. Looking to recapture his lost possessions, Morpheus ventures to the human plane only to learn that a woman named Rose Walker has inadvertently become a dream vortex and threatens to rip apart his world. Now as Morpheus takes on the last escaped nightmare at a serial killers convention, the Lord of Dreams must mercilessly murder Rose or risk the destruction of his entire kingdom.<p>Collecting issues #9-16, this new edition of THE DOLL’S HOUSE features the improved production values and coloring from the Absolute Edition.
March: Book One
by , Andrew Aydin

Language

English

Pages

128

Publication Date

August 14, 2013

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Before he became a respected Congressman, John Lewis was clubbed, gassed, arrested over 40 times, and nearly killed by angry mobs and state police, all while nonviolently protesting racial discrimination. He marched side-by-side with Martin Luther King as the youngest leader of the Civil Rights Movement that would change a nation forever.<br /><br />Now, experience John Lewis' incredible story first-hand, brought to life in a stunning graphic novel trilogy. With co-writer Andrew Aydin and Eisner Award-winning artist Nate Powell, John Lewis' MARCH tells the story of how a poor sharecropper's son helped transform America, from a segregated schoolhouse to the 1963 March on Washington and beyond.<br /><br />BOOK ONE spans John Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Dr. King, the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent sit-ins, building to a stunning climax on the steps of City Hall.<br /><br />"Riveting and beautiful." - The Washington Post<br /><br />"Essential reading... the story of a true American superhero." - USA Today<br /><br />"An astonishingly accomplished graphic memoir." - NPR<br /><br />The first graphic novel featured on The Colbert Report!
Brandon Sanderson's White Sand Vol. 1
by , Rik Hoskin

Language

English

Pages

160

Publication Date

June 29, 2016

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A brand new saga of magic and adventure by #1 New York Times best-selling author Brandon Sanderson! On the planet of Taldain, the legendary Sand Masters harness arcane powers to manipulate sand in spectacular ways. But when they are slaughtered in a sinister conspiracy, the weakest of their number, Kenton, believes himself to be the only survivor. With enemies closing in on all sides, Kenton forges an unlikely partnership with Khriss -- a mysterious Darksider who hides secrets of her own.
The Sandman Vol. 3: Dream Country (New Edition) (The Sandman seri...
by Neil Gaiman

Language

English

Pages

160

Publication Date

November 21, 2011

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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Neil Gaiman's transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision.<P> The third book of the Sandman collection, DREAM COUNTRY continues the fantastical mythology of Morpheus, the King of Dreams. In these centuries-spanning tales, the powerful entity known as the Sandman interacts with a diverse assortment of humans, fairies, heroes, and animals as he walks the mortal plane. Including an amazing encounter with William Shakespeare and an interesting take on the origin and first performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," this book depicts the dreaming world of cats, the tragic life of forgotten super-heroes and the folly of imprisoning and torturing a former lover of the King of Dreams. <P>A new, recolored edition of the classic SANDMAN series, DREAM COUNTRY collects issues #17-20 including "A Midsummer Night's Dream," which won a World Fantasy Award.
My Favorite Thing is Monsters
by Emil Ferris

Language

English

Pages

386

Publication Date

February 15, 2017

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Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late ’60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror and pulp monster magazines iconography. Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her enigmatic upstairs neighbor, Anka Silverberg, a holocaust survivor, while the interconnected stories of those around her unfold. When Karen’s investigation takes us back to Anka’s life in Nazi Germany, the reader discovers how the personal, the political, the past, and the present converge.
The Sandman Vol. 5: A Game of You (New Edition) (The Sandman seri...
by Neil Gaiman

Language

English

Pages

192

Publication Date

November 21, 2011

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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Neil Gaiman's transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision.<P>THE SANDMAN: A GAME OF YOU tells a fascinating tale of lost childhood dreams and the power that they can wield over reality. Since she was a child, Barbie has dreamed of a world in which she was a princess. But after separating from her husband, she has ceased to dream and her fantasy kingdom has been savagely overrun by an evil entity known as the Cuckoo. Now as elements of her fantasy world cross over and begin to drastically affect reality, Barbie and her friends venture into the realm of dreams to save its peaceful inhabitants. But against the power of dark and dying dreams, even the combined might of a witch, two lesbian lovers, a transsexual, and a decapitated talking head might not be enough to save two different planes of existence <P>This fifth volume of the SANDMAN series collects newly recolored issues #32-37 of the Vertigo classic.
The Sandman Vol. 4: Season of Mists (New Edition) (The Sandman se...
by Neil Gaiman

Language

English

Pages

192

Publication Date

November 21, 2011

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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Neil Gaiman's transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision.<P>SEASON OF MISTS is Volume Four of New York Times' best-selling author Neil Gaiman's acclaimed creation. Ten thousand years after banishing to Hell a woman who scorned him, Morpheus, the King of Dreams, has decided to free his former lover. But when the Sandman arrives in the realm of eternal damnation, Lucifer, the first fallen angel, notifies him that he is closing down Hell and he wants Morpheus to have the keys. Now in charge of the gates of Hell, the King of Dreams is bombarded with requests for possession of the empty kingdom by Norse gods, homeless demons, Egyptian deities, Faerie ambassadors, the lords of Chaos and Order, and Japanese divinities. Realizing too late that Lucifer's gift was a veiled curse, Morpheus is forced to make a decision that will affect every plane of existence as well as the universal balance of power.<P>With updated coloring, SEASON OF MISTS collects issues #21-28.
The Sandman Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections (New Edition) (The San...
by Neil Gaiman

Language

English

Pages

168

Publication Date

November 21, 2011

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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Neil Gaiman's transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision. <p>The critically acclaimed THE SANDMAN: FABLES AND REFLECTIONS continues the fantastical epic of Morpheus, the King of Dreams, as he observes and interacts with an odd assortment of historical and fictional characters throughout time. Featuring tales of kings, explorers, spies, and werewolves, this book of myth and imagination delves into the dark dreams of Augustus Caesar, Marco Polo, Cain and Abel, Norton I, and Orpheus to illustrate the effects that these subconscious musings have had on the course of history and mankind. <p>A new edition of this title collecting issues #29-31, 38-40, 50 and SANDMAN SPECIAL #1 with recolored pages.

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