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Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 4: Fortress Va...
by Charles Soule

Language

English

Pages

168

Publication Date

January 30, 2019

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Collects Darth Vader (2017) #19-25.<br /><br />Continuing the imperious rise of the Dark Lord! A Jedi makes a desperate deal. The Inquisitors' mission evolves. And Darth Vader discovers a theft! And when the thief faces the consequences of the crime, Emperor Palpatine rewards Vader with a gift…and a voice. Seeking the path to his destiny, Vader returns to the place of his greatest defeat. There, echoes from the past reach out to him — both his own and the dark history of the Sith! Darkness rises above Mustafar as a brutal design begins to take shape. But the planet's inhabitants will not take this desecration lightly and formulate plans of their own. Vader's fortress will stand — but at a terrible cost. The fire will come to Mustafar — and all will burn!
Starport (Graphic Novel)
by George R. R. Martin

Language

English

Pages

272

Publication Date

March 12, 2019

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<b><i>Law & Order </i>meets <i>Men in Black </i>in this graphic novel adaptation of an unproduced TV pilot script by the author of <i>A Game of Thrones</i>—a never-before-seen story brought to life for the first time!</b><br /><br /> <i>SECOND CITY. FIRST CONTACT.</i><br /><br /> Ten years ago, representatives from an interstellar collective of 314 alien species landed on Earth, inviting us to become number 315. Now, after seemingly endless delays, the Starport in Chicago is operational, a destination for diplomats, merchants, and tourists alike. Inside, visitors are governed by intergalactic treaty. Outside, the streets belong to Chicago’s finest.<br />  <br /> Charlie Baker, newly promoted to the squad that oversees the Starport district, is eager to put to practical use his enthusiasm for all things extraterrestrial; he just never expected to arrive on his first day in the <i>back</i> of a police cruiser. Lieutenant Bobbi Kelleher is married to the job, which often puts her in conflict with Lyhanne Nhar-Lys, security champion of Starport and one of the galaxy’s fiercest warriors. Undercover with a gang of anti-alien extremists, Detective Aaron Stein has no problem mixing business with pleasure—until he stumbles upon evidence of a plot to assassinate a controversial trade envoy with a cache of stolen ray guns. Now the Chicago PD must stop these nutjobs before they piss off the entire universe.<br /><br />Based on a TV pilot script written by George R. R. Martin in 1994 and adapted and illustrated by Hugo Award–nominated artist Raya Golden, this bold and brilliant graphic novel adaptation at last brings Martin’s singular vision to rollicking life. With all the intrigue, ingenuity, and atmosphere that made <i>A Game of Thrones </i>a worldwide phenomenon, <i>Starport</i> launches a new chapter in the career of a sci-fi/fantasy superstar.
The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir
by Thi Bui

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

March 07, 2017

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<DIV><B>National bestseller</B><BR /><B>2017 National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) Finalist<BR /> ABA Indies Introduce Winter / Spring 2017 Selection<BR /> Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Spring 2017 Selection<BR /> ALA 2018 Notable Books Selection<BR /><BR /> An intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family’s journey from war-torn Vietnam, from debut author Thi Bui</B>.<BR />  <BR /> This beautifully illustrated and emotional story is an evocative memoir about the search for a better future and a longing for the past. Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, Bui documents the story of her family’s daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s, and the difficulties they faced building new lives for themselves.<BR />  <BR /> At the heart of Bui’s story is a universal struggle: While adjusting to life as a first-time mother, she ultimately discovers what it means to be a parent—the endless sacrifices, the unnoticed gestures, and the depths of unspoken love. Despite how impossible it seems to take on the simultaneous roles of both parent and child, Bui pushes through. With haunting, poetic writing and breathtaking art, she examines the strength of family, the importance of identity, and the meaning of home.<BR />  <BR /> In what Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen calls “a book to break your heart and heal it,” <I>The Best We Could Do</I> brings to life Thi Bui’s journey of understanding, and provides inspiration to all of those who search for a better future while longing for a simpler past.</DIV>
Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 3: The Burning...
by Charles Soule

Language

English

Pages

136

Publication Date

September 12, 2018

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Collects Darth Vader (2017) #13-18 And Darth Vader Annual #2.<br /><br />As the Empire's grip tightens on the galaxy, the stirrings of a rebellion begin in the Mon Cala system. The fearsome Darth Vader knows order must be maintained at all costs — and this time the job of snuffing out hope falls to Vader, his Inquisitors…and Wilhuff Tarkin! Bringing Mon Cala to heel means finding the surviving Jedi that foment this unrest. No tolerance for rebellion can be afforded. But how far will Vader go to complete his mission? When the Dark Lord of the Sith and his Inquisitors finally track down their targets, a resistance will crumble and the seas will weep. And when the time comes for Tarkin to repay a long-standing debt to Vader, settling what is owed will require every last bit of his cunning — and will cost more than he ever imagined!
Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 2: Legacy's En...
by Charles Soule

Language

English

Pages

136

Publication Date

April 25, 2018

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Collects Darth Vader (2017) #7-12.<br /><br />Jocasta Nu, the Jedi Temple librarian, is making a desperate effort to gather and preserve whatever she can of the Jedi legacy after the purge. Vader and the Grand Inquisitor cannot let her succeed. They are sent after Jocasta by Palpatine, who views her as a particular threat — for her knowledge makes her almost a one-woman Jedi Order, and that must be stopped. So why has the Emperor commanded Vader to keep Jocasta alive? And what secret information will she risk everything to protect? Meanwhile, Vader discovers that an expensive bounty has been placed on his head! Who would dare try to challenge the Dark Lord's place in the Empire? Darth Vader's story continues!
The Exile: An Outlander Graphic Novel
by Diana Gabaldon

Language

English

Pages

224

Publication Date

October 19, 2011

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Diana Gabaldon’s brilliant storytelling has captivated millions of readers in her bestselling and award-winning Outlander saga. Now, in her first-ever graphic novel, Gabaldon gives readers a fresh look at the events of the original Outlander: Jamie Fraser’s side of the story, gorgeously rendered by artist Hoang Nguyen.<br /> <br />After too long an absence, Jamie Fraser is coming home to Scotland—but not without great trepidation. Though his beloved godfather, Murtagh, promised Jamie’s late parents he’d watch over their brash son, making good on that vow will be no easy task. There’s already a fat bounty on the young exile’s head, courtesy of Captain Black Jack Randall, the sadistic British officer who’s crossed paths—and swords—with Jamie in the past. And in the court of the mighty MacKenzie clan, Jamie is a pawn in the power struggle between his uncles: aging chieftain Colum, who demands his nephew’s loyalty—or his life—and Dougal, war chieftain of Clan MacKenzie, who’d sooner see Jamie put to the sword than anointed Colum’s heir.<br /><br />And then there is Claire Randall—mysterious, beautiful, and strong-willed, who appears in Jamie’s life to stir his  compassion . . . and arouse his desire. <br /> <br />But even as Jamie’s heart draws him to Claire, Murtagh is certain she’s been sent by the Old Ones, and Captain Randall accuses her of being a spy. Claire clearly has something to hide, though Jamie can’t believe she could pose him any danger. Still, he knows she is torn between two choices—a life with him, and whatever it is that draws her thoughts so often elsewhere. <br />    <br />Step into the captivating, passionate, and suspenseful world of <b>The Exile</b>, and experience the storytelling magic of Diana Gabaldon as never before.<br />
Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation
by Octavia E. Butler

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

January 10, 2017

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<DIV><DIV><B>Octavia E. Butler’s bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, <I>Kindred</I>,</B><B> now in graphic novel format. </B><BR />  <BR /> More than 35 years after its release, <I>Kindred</I> continues to draw in new readers with its deep exploration of the violence and loss of humanity caused by slavery in the United States, and its complex and lasting impact on the present day. Adapted by celebrated academics and comics artists Damian Duffy and John Jennings, this graphic novel powerfully renders Butler’s mysterious and moving story, which spans racial and gender divides in the antebellum South through the 20th century. <BR />  <BR /> Butler’s most celebrated, critically acclaimed work tells the story of Dana, a young black woman who is suddenly and inexplicably transported from her home in 1970s California to the pre–Civil War South. As she time-travels between worlds, one in which she is a free woman and one where she is part of her own complicated familial history on a southern plantation, she becomes frighteningly entangled in the lives of Rufus, a conflicted white slaveholder and one of Dana’s own ancestors, and the many people who are enslaved by him.<BR />  <BR /> Held up as an essential work in feminist, science-fiction, and fantasy genres, and a cornerstone of the Afrofuturism movement, there are over 500,000 copies of <I>Kindred</I> in print. The intersectionality of race, history, and the treatment of women addressed within the original work remain critical topics in contemporary dialogue, both in the classroom and in the public sphere.<BR />  <BR /> Frightening, compelling, and richly imagined, <I>Kindred</I> offers an unflinching look at our complicated social history, transformed by the graphic novel format into a visually stunning work for a new generation of readers.</DIV></DIV><BR />
Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 1: Imperial Ma...
by Charles Soule

Language

English

Pages

144

Publication Date

November 22, 2017

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Collecting Darth Vader (2017) 1-6.<br /><br />From acclaimed writer Charles Soule comes a brand-new, exhilarating series exploring Darth Vader's early history. Picking up directly where Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith ends, follow Vader as he receives his legendary red lightsaber and witness Vader's rise to power as a Dark Lord of the Sith!
Civil War
by Mark Millar

Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

April 11, 2007

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Collects Civil War (2006) #1-7. Whose side are you on? A conflict is brewing that threatens to pit friend against friend, brother against brother and all it will take is a single misstep to cost thousands their lives and ignite the fuse! As the war claims its first victims, no one is safe as teams, friendships and families begin to fall apart and the Marvel Universe super heroes go to war against each other.
Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home
by Nora Krug

Language

English

Pages

288

Publication Date

October 02, 2018

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<b>* Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award * </b><b>Silver Medal Society of Illustrators *</b><BR> <BR> <b>* Named a Best Book of the Year by <i>The New York Times,</i> <i>The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, </i>NPR<i>, </i><i>Comics Beat, The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, </i><i>Kirkus Reviews, </i>and<i> </i><i>Library Journal</i></b><BR> <BR> <b>This<i> </i>“ingenious reckoning with the past” (<i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i>), by award-winning artist Nora Krug investigates the hidden truths of her family’s wartime history in Nazi Germany.</b><BR><BR>Nora Krug was born decades after the fall of the Nazi regime, but the Second World War cast a long shadow over her childhood and youth in the city of Karlsruhe, Germany. Yet she knew little about her own family’s involvement; though all four grandparents lived through the war, they never spoke of it.<BR> <BR> After twelve years in the US, Krug realizes that living abroad has only intensified her need to ask the questions she didn’t dare to as a child. Returning to Germany, she visits archives, conducts research, and interviews family members, uncovering in the process the stories of her maternal grandfather, a driving teacher in Karlsruhe during the war, and her father’s brother Franz-Karl, who died as a teenage SS soldier. In this extraordinary quest, “Krug erases the boundaries between comics, scrapbooking, and collage as she endeavors to make sense of 20th-century history, the Holocaust, her German heritage, and her family's place in it all” (<i>The Boston Globe</i>). A highly inventive, “thoughtful, engrossing” (<i>Minneapolis Star-Tribune</i>) graphic memoir, <i>Belonging</i> “packs the power of Alison Bechdel’s <i>Fun Home </i>and David Small’s <i>Stitches</i>” (NPR.org).

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