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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
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 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
Dark Horse Books and Nintendo team up to bring you The Legend of Zelda Hyrule Historia containing an unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise This handsome hardcover contains never-before-seen concept art the full history of Hyrule the official chronology of the games and much more Starting with an insightful introduction by the legendary producer and video-game designer of Donkey Kong Mario and The Legend of Zelda Shigeru Miyamoto this book is crammed full of information about the storied history of Link s adventures from the creators themselves As a bonus The Legend of Zelda Hyrule Historia includes an exclusive comic by the foremost creator of The Legend of Zelda manga Akira Himekawa
What if Darth Vader took an active role in raising his son What if Luke I am your father was just a stern admonishment from an annoyed dad In this hilarious and sweet comic reimagining Darth Vader is a dad like any other except with all the baggage of being the Dark Lord of the Sith Celebrated artist Jeffrey Brown s delightful illustrations give classic Star Wars moments a fresh twist presenting the trials and joys of parenting through the lens of a galaxy far far away Life lessons include lightsaber batting practice using the Force to raid the cookie jar Take Your Child to Work Day on the Death Star Er he looks just like you Lord Vader and the special bond shared between any father and son
The landscape of the Marvel Universe is changing and it s time to choose Whose side are you on A conflict has been brewing from more than a year threatening 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 The crossover that rewrites the rules Civil War stars Spider-Man the New Avengers the Fantastic Four the X-Men and the entirety of the Marvel pantheon Collects Civil War 1-7 plus extras
Award-winning author illustrator Jeffrey Brown returns for the third installation of the NY Times Bestseller Star Wars Jedi Academy It s hard to believe this is Roan s last year at Jedi Academy He s been busier than ever learning to fly and wash starships swimming in the Lake Country on Naboo studying for the Jedi obstacle course exam and tracking down dozens of vorpak clones--don t ask But now someone is setting him up to get in trouble with everyone at school including Yoda If he doesn t find out who it is and fast he may get kicked out of school Why can t middle school just be easy This incredible original story captures all of the humor awkwardness fun and frustrations of middle school--all told through one boy s comics journal entries letters sketches e-mails and more
In this irresistibly funny follow-up to the breakout bestseller Darth Vader and Son Vader Sith Lord and leader of the Galactic Empire now faces the trials joys and mood swings of raising his daughter Leia as she grows from a sweet little girl into a rebellious teenager Smart and funny illustrations by artist Jeffrey Brown give classic Star Wars moments a twist by bringing these iconic family relations together under one roof From tea parties to teaching Leia how to fly a TIE fighter regulating the time she spends talking with friends via R2-D2 s hologram and making sure Leia doesn t leave the house wearing only the a skirted metal bikini Vader s parenting skills are put hilariously to the test
Timed perfectly with Marvel s 75th Anniversary DK s bestselling Marvel Encyclopedia is now fully revised extended and updated Bring the Marvel Universe home with this all-inclusive encyclopedia detailing little-known facts and information about the iconic Marvel characters This essential tome has been fully updated with 32 additional pages Created in full collaboration with Marvel Comics the revised pages of Marvel Encyclopedia now feature new entries on the latest characters and teams updated facts on existing ones including their latest looks and story lines and expanded entries on major superheroes such as Spider-Man Thor and The Avengers Special double-page features have also been added highlighting recent major crossover events in the Marvel Universe such as Fear Itself and the new Marvel Now series This book wouldn t be complete without the newly commissioned cover art by well-known Marvel artist Mike Deodato Jr
1 New York Times Bestseller Funny and smart as hell Bill Gates Allie Brosh s Hyperbole and a Half showcases her unique voice leaping wit and her ability to capture complex emotions with deceptively simple illustrations FROM THE PUBLISHER Every time Allie Brosh posts something new on her hugely popular blog Hyperbole and a Half the internet rejoices 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 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 FROM THE AUTHOR 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 PicturesWordsStories about things that happened to meStories about things that happened to other people because of meEight billion dollars Stories about dogsThe secret to eternal happiness These are lies Perhaps I have underestimated my sneakiness more
A new threat has emerged from within the walker hordes catching the communities off guard The time for peace and prosperity is over as a new fight for survival begins Collects The Walking Dead 133-138
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