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George R.R. Martin's A Clash Of Kings #7
by , Landry Walker

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English

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Publication Date

December 20, 2017

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George R.R. Martin’s epic A Song of Ice and Fire series continues with this latest installment of A Clash of Kings!
My Friend Dahmer
by Derf Backderf

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English

Pages

224

Publication Date

August 29, 2012

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Includes eBook exclusive bonus material! You only think you know this story. In 1991, Jeffrey Dahmer—the most notorious serial killer since Jack the Ripper—seared himself into the American consciousness. To the public, Dahmer was a monster who committed unthinkable atrocities. To Derf Backderf, “Jeff” was a much more complex figure: a high school friend with whom he had shared classrooms, hallways, and car rides. In My Friend Dahmer, a haunting and original graphic novel, writer-artist Backderf creates a surprisingly sympathetic portrait of a disturbed young man struggling against the morbid urges emanating from the deep recesses of his psyche—a shy kid, a teenage alcoholic, and a goofball who never quite fit in with his classmates. With profound insight, what emerges is a Jeffrey Dahmer that few ever really knew, and one readers will never forget.
Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York
by Roz Chast

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English

Pages

176

Publication Date

October 03, 2017

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<b>From the #1 <i>NYT</i> bestselling author of <i>Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?</i>, Roz Chast's new graphic memoir--a hilarious illustrated ode/guide/thank-you note to Manhattan as only she could write it.</b><br /><br /><br />For native Brooklynite Roz Chast, adjusting to life in the suburbs (where people own trees!?) was surreal. But she recognized that for her kids, the reverse was true. On trips into town, they would marvel at the strange world of Manhattan: its gum-wad-dotted sidewalks, honey-combed streets, and "those <i>West Side Story-</i>things" (fire escapes). Their wonder inspired <i>Going into Town</i>, part playful guide, part New York stories, and part love letter to the city, told through Chast's laugh-out-loud, touching, and true cartoons.
Cartoon County: My Father and His Friends in the Golden Age of Ma...
by Cullen Murphy

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English

Pages

272

Publication Date

November 21, 2017

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<p><b>A poignant history of the cartoonists and illustrators from the Connecticut School</b></p><p>For a period of about fifty years, right in the middle of the American Century, many of the the nation’s top comic-strip cartoonists, gag cartoonists, and magazine illustrators lived within a stone’s throw of one another in the southwestern corner of Connecticut—a bit of bohemia in the middle of those men in their gray flannel suits. </p><p>Cullen Murphy’s father, John Cullen Murphy, drew the wildly popular comic strips <i>Prince Valiant </i>and <i>Big Ben Bolt</i>, and was the heart of this artistic milieu. Comic strips and gag cartoons read by hundreds of millions were created in this tight-knit group—<i>Superman</i>,<i> Beetle Bailey</i>,<i> Snuffy Smith</i>,<i> Rip Kirby</i>, <i>Hagar the Horrible</i>, <i>Hi and Lois</i>, <i>Nancy</i>,<i> Sam & Silo</i>, <i>Amy</i>, <i>The Wizard of Id</i>, <i>The Heart of Juliet Jones</i>, <i>Family Circus</i>, <i>Joe Palooka</i>, and <i>The Lockhorns</i>, among others. Cartoonists and their art were a pop-cultural force in a way that few today remember. Anarchic and deeply creative, the cartoonists were independent spirits whose artistic talents had mainly been forged during service in World War II.</p><p>Illustrated with never-before-seen photographs, cartoons, and drawings, <i>Cartoon County</i> brings the postwar American era alive, told through the relationship of a son to his father, an extraordinarily talented and generous man who had been trained by Norman Rockwell. <i>Cartoon County</i> gives us a glimpse into a very special community—and of an America that used to be.</p>
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
by Alison Bechdel

Language

English

Pages

232

Publication Date

June 05, 2007

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<DIV>In this groundbreaking, bestselling graphic memoir, Alison Bechdel charts her fraught relationship with her late father. In her hands, personal history becomes a work of amazing subtlety and power, written with controlled force and enlivened with humor, rich literary allusion, and heartbreaking detail.<BR /><BR /> Distant and exacting, Bruce Bechdel was an English teacher and director of the town funeral home, which Alison and her family referred to as the "Fun Home." It was not until college that Alison, who had recently come out as a lesbian, discovered that her father was also gay. A few weeks after this revelation, he was dead, leaving a legacy of mystery for his daughter to resolve.</DIV>
Scott Pilgrim (of 6) Vol. 1: Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life...
by Bryan O'Malley

Language

English

Pages

192

Publication Date

August 08, 2012

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179 Pages!<br /><br />Just when you thought you knew all there was to know about Scott Pilgrim comes Scott Pilgrim Color vol. 1: Precious Little Life! The first in a series of brand new FULL COLOR editions presents Scott's first 'evil ex' battle as you've never seen it before! Plus, previously unpublished extras and bonus materials make this mighty tome one that's required reading for Scottaholics everywhere!
Ôoku: The Inner Chambers, Vol. 13
by Fumi Yoshinaga

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English

Pages

248

Publication Date

November 21, 2017

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<p>After the discovery of the Redface Pox vaccine, the male population of Japan has nearly recovered, and men have become used to being in public life and government again. So as the first female shogun in over 60 years, Iesada has many challenges to overcome, such as an Inner Chamber unused to a woman’s needs. But the greatest threat she faces is her own father’s unhealthy interest in her…</p>
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mecha...
by Allie Brosh

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English

Pages

385

Publication Date

October 29, 2013

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FROM THE PUBLISHER:<BR>Every time Allie Brosh posts something new on her hugely popular blog Hyperbole and a Half the internet rejoices.<BR> <BR>Touching, absurd, and darkly comic, Allie Brosh’s highly anticipated book <I>Hyperbole and a Half </I>showcases her unique voice, leaping wit, and her ability to capture complex emotions with deceptively simple illustrations.<BR> <BR>This full-color, beautifully illustrated edition features more than fifty percent new content, with ten never-before-seen essays and one wholly revised and expanded piece as well as classics from the website like, “The God of Cake,” “Dogs Don’t Understand Basic Concepts Like Moving,” and her astonishing, “Adventures in Depression,” and “Depression Part Two,” which have been hailed as some of the most insightful meditations on the disease ever written.<BR> <BR>Brosh’s debut marks the launch of a major new American humorist who will surely make even the biggest scrooge or snob laugh. We dare you not to.<BR> <BR>FROM THE AUTHOR:<BR>This is a book I wrote. Because I wrote it, I had to figure out what to put on the back cover to explain what it is. I tried to write a long, third-person summary that would imply how great the book is and also sound vaguely authoritative—like maybe someone who isn’t me wrote it—but I soon discovered that I’m not sneaky enough to pull it off convincingly. So I decided to just make a list of things that are in the book:<BR><BR>Pictures<BR>Words<BR>Stories about things that happened to me<BR>Stories about things that happened to other people because of me<BR>Eight billion dollars*<BR>Stories about dogs<BR>The secret to eternal happiness*<BR><BR>*These are lies. Perhaps I have underestimated my sneakiness!
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!
William Gibson's Archangel
by William Gibson

Language

English

Pages

144

Publication Date

October 03, 2017

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Science Fiction Superstar William Gibson's first graphic novel! The U.S. political leaders of 2016 abandon the radioactive planet they've destroyed and harness the power of humanity's last hope: The Splitter, a colossal machine designed to manufacture a bright new reality for them to infiltrate and corrupt.

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