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1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe highly anticipated new standalone full-color graphic novel from Bryan Lee O Malley author and artist of the hugely bestselling Scott Pilgrim graphic novel seriesKatie s got it pretty good She s a talented young chef she runs a successful restaurant and she has big plans to open an even better one Then all at once progress on the new location bogs down her charming ex-boyfriend pops up her fling with another chef goes sour and her best waitress gets badly hurt And just like that Katie s life goes from pretty good to not so much What she needs is a second chance Everybody deserves one after all but they don t come easy Luckily for Katie a mysterious girl appears in the middle of the night with simple instructions for a do-it-yourself do-over 1 Write your mistake 2 Ingest one mushroom 3 Go to sleep 4 Wake anew And just like that all the bad stuff never happened and Katie is given another chance to get things right She s also got a dresser drawer full of magical mushrooms and an irresistible urge to make her life not just good but perfect Too bad it s against the rules But Katie doesn t care about the rules and she s about to discover the unintended consequences of the best intentions From the mind and... pen behind the acclaimed Scott Pilgrim series comes a madcap new tale of existential angst everyday obstacles young love and ancient spirits that s sharp-witted and tenderhearted whimsical and wise Praise for Seconds The cartoonist best known for the Scott Pilgrim series delivers one of the most enjoyable reads I ve had all year with this magical graphic novel I dare you to not read it all in one sitting Whitney Matheson USA Today Seconds arrives with high expectations and it meets them all delivering the style and humor of Bryan Lee O Malley s past works with greater emphasis on mood detail and complex character relationships The A V Club Richly imagined and vibrantly drawn Seconds is a funny surprising and enchanting read Publishers Weekly In Seconds Bryan Lee O Malley plays the angst of youth against the fabric of a larger epic In doing so he enriches both A great ride Guillermo del Toro Bryan Lee O Malley s Seconds is adorable haunting funny and beautiful A perfect recipe for a great graphic novel Scott McCloud author of Understanding Comicsmore
The World we knew is gone The world of commerce and frivolous necessity has been replaced by a world of survival and responsibility An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe causing the dead to rise and feed on the living In a world ruled by the dead we are forced to start living Alexandria has been destroyed Can Rick rally the other communities against Negan s army This second part of the game-changing All Out War story arc collects The Walking Dead 121-126
They re back This eagerly awaited four-volume slipcased paperback edition of the original groundbreaking collection features the adventures of Calvin and his pet tiger Hobbes Calvin and Hobbes is unquestionably one of the most popular comic strips of all time The imaginative world of a boy and his real-only-to-him tiger was first syndicated in 1985 and appeared in more than 2 400 newspapers when Bill Watterson retired on January 1 1996 The entire body of Calvin and Hobbes cartoons published in a truly noteworthy tribute to this singular cartoon in The Complete Calvin and Hobbes Composed of four paperback four-color volumes in a sturdy slipcase this New York Times best-selling edition includes all Calvin and Hobbes cartoons that ever appeared in syndication This is the treasure that all Calvin and Hobbes fans seek Calvin and Hobbes one of the few universally admired by other cartoonists --Charles Solomon Los Angeles Times Book Review
Introducing the first eight volumes of the fan-favorite New York Times Best Seller series collected into one massive paperback collection Collects The Walking Dead 1-48 This is the perfect collection for any fan of the Emmy Award-winning television series on AMC over one thousand pages chronicling the beginning of Robert Kirkman s Eisner Award-winning continuing story of survival horror- from Rick Grimes waking up alone in a hospital to him and his family seeking solace on Hershel s farm and the controversial introduction of Woodbury despot The Governor In a world ruled by the dead we are finally forced to finally start living
Returning with the second eight volumes of the fan-favorite New York Times bestseller series The Walking Dead collected into one massive paperback collection This is the perfect collection for any fan of the Emmy Award-winning television series on AMC over one-thousand pages chronicling the next chapter of Robert Kirkman s Eisner Award-winning continuing story of survival horror - beginning with Rick Grimes struggle to survive after the prison raid to the group s finding short solace in The Community and the devastation that follows In a world ruled by the dead we are finally forced to finally start living Collects The Walking Dead 49-96
1 New York Times BestsellerIn her first memoir Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons family photos and documents and a narrative as rife with laughs as it is with tears Chast s memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents When it came to her elderly mother and father Roz held to the practices of denial avoidance and distraction But when Elizabeth Chast climbed a ladder to locate an old souvenir from the crazy closet with predictable results the tools that had served Roz well through her parents seventies eighties and into their early nineties could no longer be deployed While the particulars are Chast-ian in their idiosyncrasies an anxious father who had relied heavily on his wife for stability as he slipped into dementia and a former assistant principal mother whose overbearing personality had sidelined Roz for decades the themes are universal adult children accepting a parental role aging and unstable parents leaving a family home for an institution dealing with uncomfortable physical intimacies managing logistics and hiring strangers to provide the most... personal care An amazing portrait of two lives at their end and an only child coping as best she can Can t We Talk about Something More Pleasant will show the full range of Roz Chast s talent as cartoonist and storyteller more
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
FROM THE PUBLISHER Every time Allie Brosh posts something new on her hugely popular blog Hyperbole and a Half the internet rejoices Touching absurd and darkly comic Allie Brosh s highly anticipated book Hyperbole and a Half showcases her unique voice leaping wit and her ability to capture complex emotions with deceptively simple illustrations 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
2014 marks the 75th anniversary of Batman the world s greatest detective And if a hero is measured by his foes then Batman is truly the greatest hero of all as his incredible rogues gallery is unrivaled in comics history This new title collects the best Batman stories of all time arranged according to era and featuring appearances by The Joker The Penguin Catwoman The Riddler and many others This amazing Batman best-of collection includes stories from DETECTIVE COMICS 27 83 211 216 327 359 395 442 474 574 633 711 757 and 821 BATMAN 1 49 181 497 BATMAN 2 THE NEW 52 WORLD S FINEST COMICS 94 DC SPECIAL SERIES 21 and BATMAN SPECIAL 1
The biggest baddest Sin City ever is here just in time for for the release of the feature film Sin City 2 A Dame to Kill For This imposing volume suitable for home defense contains all seven of Frank Miller s landmark Sin City yarns In these tales of Marv Dwight Gail Miho Hartigan Nancy and the Yellow Bastard no corner of Basin City is left unturned and no bloody deed is left undone Written with unmatched intensity and drawn in the starkest black and white imaginable the Sin City books make up the greatest crime saga in comics history and Big Damn Sin City is the best way to discover or rediscover it