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The Legend of Zelda Art and Artifacts contains over four hundred pages of fully realized illustrations from the entire thirty-year history of The Legend of Zelda including artwork from the upcoming The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Every masterwork is printed on high-quality paper in an oversized format so you can immerse yourself in the fine details of each piece This book includes rare promotional pieces game box art instruction booklet illustrations official character illustrations sprite art interviews with the artists and much much more The Legend of Zelda Art and Artifacts collects many of your favorite masterpieces from the storied franchise as well as rare and never before seen content presented in one handsome hardcover Select artwork from the entirety of the franchise A nostalgic look at the past An exciting look at the future Interviews with some of the artists behind The Legend of Zelda series
Doonesbury is one of the most overrated strips out there Mediocre at best --Donald Trump 1989He tried to warn us Ever since the release of the first Trump-for-President trial balloon in 1987 Doonesbury s Garry Trudeau has tirelessly tracked and highlighted the unsavory career of the most unqualified candidate to ever aspire to the White House It s all there--the hilarious narcissism the schoolyard bullying the loathsome misogyny the breathtaking ignorance and a good portion of the Doonesbury cast has been tangled up in it Join Duke Honey Earl J J Mike Mark Roland Boopsie B D Sal Alice Elmont Sid Zonker Sam Bernie Rev Sloan and even the Red Rascal as they cross storylines with the big orange airhorn who s giving the GOP such fits Garry Trudeau is the sleazeball third-rate talent who draws the overrated comic strip Doonesbury which very few people read He lives in New York City with his wife Jane Pauley who has far more talent than he has
After being betrayed by members of his own community Rick Grimes charts a new course and marshals his forces against the Whisperers Collects THE WALKING DEAD 151-156
New York Times Bestseller Fierce in its imagining and stupefying in its scope Jerusalem is the tale of everything told from a vanished gutter In the epic novel Jerusalem Alan Moore channels both the ecstatic visions of William Blake and the theoretical physics of Albert Einstein through the hardscrabble streets and alleys of his hometown of Northampton UK In the half a square mile of decay and demolition that was England s Saxon capital eternity is loitering between the firetrap housing projects Embedded in the grubby amber of the district s narrative among its saints kings prostitutes and derelicts a different kind of human time is happening a soiled simultaneity that does not differentiate between the petrol-colored puddles and the fractured dreams of those who navigate them Employing a kaleidoscope of literary forms and styles that ranges from brutal social realism to extravagant children s fantasy from the modern stage drama to the extremes of science fiction Jerusalem s dizzyingly rich cast of characters includes the living the dead the celestial and the infernal in an intricately woven tapestry that presents a vision of an absolute and timeless human reality in all of its exquisite comical and heartbreaking splendor In... these pages lurk demons from the second-century Book of Tobit and angels with golden blood who reduce fate to a snooker tournament Vagrants prostitutes and ghosts rub shoulders with Oliver Cromwell Samuel Beckett James Joyce s tragic daughter Lucia and Buffalo Bill among many others There is a conversation in the thunderstruck dome of St Paul s Cathedral childbirth on the cobblestones of Lambeth Walk an estranged couple sitting all night on the cold steps of a Gothic church front and an infant choking on a cough drop for eleven chapters An art exhibition is in preparation and above the world a naked old man and a beautiful dead baby race along the Attics of the Breath toward the heat death of the universe An opulent mythology for those without a pot to piss in through the labyrinthine streets and pages of Jerusalem tread ghosts that sing of wealth poverty and our threadbare millennium They discuss English as a visionary language from John Bunyan to James Joyce hold forth on the illusion of mortality post-Einstein and insist upon the meanest slum as Blake s eternal holy city 1 map 3 illustrationsmore
The Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the Bloom County comic strip is back To help celebrate here is the first ever Bloom County picture book featuring fan-favorite Bill the Cat Ack ack Almost thirty-five years ago Berkeley Breathed launched a little-known comic strip called Bloom County that was full of characters who instantly entered the public consciousness--none more so than Opus the penguin and Bill the Cat Bloom County s popularity soared it was soon syndicated nationally had millions of daily readers and before long its creator was awarded a Pulitzer Prize Then nine years later Bloom County sadly came to a close It had simply ceased being fun for Berkeley Breathed Now more than twenty-five years after it ended Bloom County has returned in full force online with an ever-growing fanbase every bit as zealous as it was in the strip s heyday For the comic s youngest fans and for those who never stopped wishing for its return here is an all-new kid-friendly story for anyone who ever wanted to know the origin story of Bill the Cat Bloom County has never been more fun
A new era begins for the Black Panther MacArthur Genius and National Book Award-winning writer T-Nehisi Coates BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME takes the helm confronting T Challa with a dramatic upheaval in Wakanda that will make leading the African nation tougher than ever before When a superhuman terrorist group that calls itself The People sparks a violent uprising the land famed for its incredible technology and proud warrior traditions will be thrown into turmoil If Wakanda is to survive it must adapt--but can its monarch one in a long line of Black Panthers survive the necessary change Heavy lies the head that wears the cowl COLLECTING Black Panther 1-4 Fantastic Four 1961 52
The award-winning 1 New York Times bestselling trilogy is complete Celebrate with this commemorative set containing all three volumes of March in a stunning new slipcase designed by Nate Powell and Chris Ross and colored by Jos Villarrubia
A New York Times Notable BookA Time Magazine Best Comix of the Year A San Francisco Chronicle and Los Angeles Times Best-sellerWise funny and heartbreaking Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi s memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution In powerful black-and-white comic strip images Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages six to fourteen years that saw the overthrow of the Shah s regime the triumph of the Islamic Revolution and the devastating effects of war with Iraq The intelligent and outspoken only child of committed Marxists and the great-granddaughter of one of Iran s last emperors Marjane bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her country Persepolis paints an unforgettable portrait of daily life in Iran and of the bewildering contradictions between home life and public life Marjane s child s-eye view of dethroned emperors state-sanctioned whippings and heroes of the revolution allows us to learn as she does the history of this fascinating country and of her own extraordinary family Intensely personal profoundly political and wholly original Persepolis is at once a story of growing up and a reminder of the human cost of war and political repression It shows how we carry... on with laughter and tears in the face of absurdity And finally it introduces us to an irresistible little girl with whom we cannot help but fall in love more
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERPresented for the first time with stark stunning new coloring by Bolland BATMAN THE KILLING JOKE is Alan Moore s unforgettable meditation on the razor-thin line between sanity and insanity heroism and villainy comedy and tragedy According to the grinning engine of madness and mayhem known as The Joker that s all that separates the sane from the psychotic Freed once again from the confines of Arkham Asylum he s out to prove his deranged point And he s going to use Gotham City s top cop Commissioner Jim Gordon and his brilliant and beautiful daughter Barbara to do it Now Batman must race to stop his archnemesis before his reign of terror claims two of the Dark Knight s closest friends Can he finally put an end to the cycle of bloodlust and lunacy that links these two iconic foes before it leads to its fatal conclusion And as the horrifying origin of the Clown Prince of Crime is finally revealed will the thin line that separates Batman s nobility and The Joker s insanity snap once and for all Legendary writer Alan Moore redefined the super-hero with WATCHMEN and V FOR VENDETTA In BATMAN THE KILLING JOKE he takes on the origin of comics greatest super-villain The Joker and changes Batman s world forever... Stunningly illustrated BATMAN THE KILLING JOKE THE DELUXE EDITION has been lushly re-colored by artist Brian Bolland presenting his original vision of this modern classic for the first time more
A fresh and brilliantly told memoir from a cult favorite comic artist marked by gothic twists a family funeral home sexual angst and great books This breakout book by Alison Bechdel is a darkly funny family tale pitch-perfectly illustrated with Bechdel s sweetly gothic drawings Like Marjane Satrapi s Persepolis it s a story exhilaratingly suited to graphic memoir form Meet Alison s father a historic preservation expert and obsessive restorer of the family s Victorian home a third-generation funeral home director a high school English teacher an icily distant parent and a closeted homosexual who as it turns out is involved with his male students and a family babysitter Through narrative that is alternately heartbreaking and fiercely funny we are drawn into a daughter s complex yearning for her father And yet apart from assigned stints dusting caskets at the family-owned fun home as Alison and her brothers call it the relationship achieves its most intimate expression through the shared code of books When Alison comes out as homosexual herself in late adolescense the denouement is swift graphic -- and redemptive
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