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Rick s treaty with Negan and the Saviors is pushed to the limit as both sides march toward ALL OUT WAR Collects The Walking Dead 109-120
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 three hardcover 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
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
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
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
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
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
Author illustrator Jeffrey Brown returns in the highly anticipated sequel to the NY Times Bestseller Star Wars Jedi Academy It s time to return to middle school in a galaxy far far away After surviving his first year at Jedi Academy Roan Novachez thought his second year would be a breeze He couldn t have been more wrong Roan feels like he s drifting apart from his friends and it s only made worse when Roan discovers he s not the amazing pilot he thought he d be When the school bullies take him under their wing he decides they aren t so bad after all--or are they This year Roan will have to face alien poetry tests menacing robots food fights flight simulation class online bullies more lightsaber duels and worst of all a girl who is mad at him 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
A story of a Jewish survivor of Hitler s Europe and his son a cartoonist who tries to come to terms with his father s story and history itself
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
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