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The Complete Calvin and Hobbes
by Bill Watterson (Nov 13, 2012)
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Join Calvin and Hobbes on all their adventures in this four-volume collection of every comic strip from the comic strips eleven year history (1985 to1996).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 mo...
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Paul Graham
The Boy, The Horse, The Fox and The Mole
by Charlie Mackesy (Sep 05, 2019)
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The Sunday Times Bestseller and New York Times Bestseller.'You will not be able to buy a more beautiful book for Christmas for somebody you love' Chris EvansA book of hope for uncertain times.Enter the world of Charlie's four unlikely friends, discover their story and their most important life lessons.The conversations of the boy, the mole, the fox...
Sandman, The
The Kindly Ones - Book IX
by Neil Gaiman (Sep 01, 1996)
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The Penultimate volume to the phenomenal Sandman series: distraught by the kidnapping and presumed death of her son, and believing Morpheus to be responsible, Lyta Hall calls the ancient wrath of the Furies down upon him. A former superheroine blames Morpheus for the death of her child and summons an ancient curse of vengeance against the Lord of D...
The Complete Maus
by Art Spiegelman (Nov 19, 1996)
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Combined for the first time here are Maus I: A Survivor's Tale and Maus II - the complete story of Vladek Spiegelman and his wife, living and surviving in Hitler's Europe. By addressing the horror of the Holocaust through cartoons, the author captures the everyday reality of fear and is able to explore the guilt, relief and extraordinary sensation ...
Heartstopper
Volume 1
by Alice Oseman (May 05, 2020)
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Charlie, a highly-strung, openly gay over-thinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player, meet at a British all-boys grammar school. Friendship blooms quickly, but could there be something more...?Charlie Spring is in Year 10 at Truham Grammar School for Boys. The past year hasn't been too great, but at least he's not being bullied anymor...
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Rainbow Rowell
Brief Lives
by Neil Gaiman (Jan 01, 1995)
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Dream's youngest sister, the loopy Delirium, convinces him to go on a quest for their missing brother, Destruction. But Dream may learn that the cost of finding his prodigal sibling is more than he can bear. collecting The Sandman #41–49...
The Sandman; vol. 4
Season of Mists
by Neil Gaiman (Jan 04, 1994)
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Ten thousand years ago, Morpheus condemned a woman who loved him to Hell. Now the other members of his immortal family, The Endless, have convinced the Dream King that this was an injustice. To make it right, Morpheus must return to Hell to rescue his banished love -- and Hell's ruler, the fallen angel Lucifer, has already sworn to destroy him.Coll...
Saga, Vol. 2
by Brian K. Vaughan (Jul 02, 2013)
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The smash-hit ongoing epic continues! Thanks to her star-crossed parents Marko and Alana, newborn baby Hazel has already survived lethal assassins, rampaging armies, and alien monstrosities, but in the cold vastness of outer space, the little girl encounters something truly frightening: her grandparents!...
Good Talk
A Memoir in Conversations
by Mira Jacob (Mar 24, 2020)
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A "beautiful and eye-opening" (Jacqueline Woodson), "hilarious and heart-rending" (Celeste Ng) graphic memoir about American identity, interracial families, and the realities that divide us, from the acclaimed author of The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing.NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Chicago Tribune - The New York Public Library - ...
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Alicia Keys
Saga, Vol. 3
by Brian K Vaughan (Mar 25, 2014)
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From the Hugo Award-winning duo of Brian K. Vaughan (The Private Eye, Y: The Last Man) and Fiona Staples (North 40, Red Sonja), Saga is the sweeping tale of one young family fighting to find their place in the universe. Searching for their literary hero, new parents Marko and Alana travel to a cosmic lighthouse on the planet Quietus, while the coup...
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Chris Messina
Sandman Vol. 10
The Wake 30th Anniversary Edition
by Neil Gaiman (Jul 23, 2019)
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When a Dream ends, there is only one thing left to do...THE WAKEIn which the repercussions of the Death of Lord Morpheus are felt, and, in an epilogue, William Shakespeare learns the price of getting what you want.This is the tenth and final volume of Neil Gaiman's Sandman, described by author Mikal Gilmore in his introduction as "nothing less than...
March
Book Two
by John Lewis (Jan 20, 2015)
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The #1 New York Times bestselling series continues! Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, continues his award-winning graphic novel trilogy with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, inspired by a 1950s comic book that helped prepare his own generation to join the struggle. Now, M...
Saga Volume 7
by Brian K Vaughan (Apr 04, 2017)
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From the worldwide bestselling team of Fiona Staples and Brian K. Vaughan, “The War for Phang” is an epic, self-contained Saga event! Finally reunited with her ever-expanding family, Hazel travels to a war-torn comet that Wreath and Landfall have been battling over for ages. New friendships are forged and others are lost forever in this action-pack...
Saga Volume 6
by Brian K Vaughan (Jul 05, 2016)
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After a dramatic time jump, the three-time Eisner Award winner for Best Continuing Series continues to evolve, as Hazel begins the most exciting adventure of her life: kindergarten. Meanwhile, her starcrossed family learns hard lessons of their own.Collecting: Saga 31-36...
They Called Us Enemy
by George Takei (Jul 16, 2019)
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A graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon -- and America itself.Long before George Takei braved new frontiers in Star Trek, he woke up as a four-year-old boy to find his own birth country at war wit...
Locke & Key Volume 5
Clockworks
by Joe Hill (Jul 23, 2013)
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Locke & Key tells of Keyhouse, an unlikely New England mansion, with fantastic doors that transform all who dare to walk through them.... and home to a hate-filled and relentless creature that will not rest until it forces open the most terrible door of them all...! After the gruesome murder of their father, the Locke kids, Tyler, Kinsey and Bode m...
Locke & Key Volume 6
Alpha & Omega
by Joe Hill (Oct 21, 2014)
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The shadows have never been darker and the end has never been closer. Turn the key and open the last door; it's time to say goodbye.The final arc of New York Times bestselling Locke & Key comes to a thundrous and compelling conclusion.An event not to be missed!Collects Alpha #1-2 and Omega #1-5 ....
The Sandman Vol. 8
World's End
by Neil Gaiman (Feb 28, 2012)
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A "reality storm" draws an unusual cast of characters together. They take shelter in a tavern, where they amuse each other with their life stories. Although Morpheus is never a focus in these stories, each has something to say about the nature of stories and dreams. With an introduction by Stephen King. SUGGESTED FOR MATURE READERS. Collecting The ...
The Walking Dead, Vol. 8
Made to Suffer
by Robert Kirkman (Jul 25, 2017)
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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 matter of months society has crumbled: no government, no grocery stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV...
Saga, Vol. 4
by Brian K. Vaughan (Dec 23, 2014)
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Saga is the sweeping tale of one young family fighting to find their place in the universe. As they visit a strange new world and encounter even more adversaries, baby Hazel finally becomes a toddler, while her star-crossed parents Marko and Alana struggle to stay on their feet.Collecting: Saga 19-24...
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Chris Messina
The Sandman, Vol. 6
Fables and Reflections
by Neil Gaiman (Sep 06, 2011)
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Fables & Reflections (1993) is the sixth collection of issues in the DC Comics series, The Sandman. It was written by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Bryan Talbot, Stan Woch, P. Craig Russell, Shawn McManus, John Watkiss, Jill Thompson, Duncan Eagleson, Kent Williams, Mark Buckingham, Vince Locke and Dick Giordano, coloured by Danny Vozzo and Lovern...
Saga, Vol. 5
by Brian K. Vaughan (Sep 15, 2015)
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Multiple storylines collide in this cosmos-spanning new volume. While Gwendolyn and Lying Cat risk everything to find a cure for The Will, Marko makes an uneasy alliance with Prince Robot IV to find their missing children, who are trapped on a strange world with terrifying new enemies.Collecting: Saga 25-30...
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Chris Messina
Bone
The Complete Cartoon Epic in One Volume
by Jeff Smith (Sep 01, 2004)
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An American graphic novel first! The complete 1300 page epic from start to finish in one deluxe trade paperback.Three modern cartoon cousins get lost in a pre-technological valley, spending a year there making new friends and out-running dangerous enemies. After being run out of Boneville, the three Bone cousins, Fone Bone, Phoney Bone and Smiley B...
The Sandman, Vol. 5
A Game of You
by Neil Gaiman (May 03, 2011)
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Take an apartment house, mix in a drag queen, a lesbian couple, some talking animals, a talking severed head, a confused heroine, and the deadly Cuckoo. Stir vigorously with a hurricane and Morpheus himself and you get this fifth installment of the Sandman series. This story stars Barbie, who first makes an appearance in The Doll's House, who here ...
Death Note, Vol. 1
by Tsugumi Ohba (Oct 10, 2005)
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Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects - and he's bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami, a death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world of evil. But when criminals b...
Locke & Key
Keys to the Kingdom, Vol. 4
by Joe Hill (May 15, 2012)
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Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's Locke & Key unwinds into its fourth volume in Keys to the Kingdom. With more keys making themselves known, and the depths of the Locke family's mystery ever-expanding, Dodge's desperation to end his shadowy quest drives the inhabitants of Keyhouse ever closer to a revealing conclusion....
Locke & Key, Vol. 3
Crown of Shadows
by Joe Hill (Jul 19, 2011)
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The dead plot against the living, the darkness closes in on Keyhouse, and a woman is shattered beyond repair, in the third storyline of the Eisner-nominated series, Locke & Key! Dodge continues his relentless quest to find the key to the black door, and raises an army of shadows to wipe out anyone who might get in his way. Surrounded and outnumbere...
The Best We Could Do
An Illustrated Memoir
by Thi Bui (Mar 07, 2017)
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This illustrated memoir is 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 liv...
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Bill Gates
Preacher Book One
by Garth Ennis (Jun 18, 2013)
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Available for the first time in hardcover, preacher Jesse Custer begins his dark journey to find God, in this volume collecting PREACHER #1-12, plus pinups from PREACHER #50 and #66. After merging with a bizarre spiritual force called Genesis, Texan preacher Jesse Custer has become completely disillusioned with the beliefs to which he had dedicated...
The Complete Persepolis
by Marjane Satrapi (Oct 30, 2007)
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Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed graphic memoir.Persepolis is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; ...
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Emma Watson
The Prince and the Dressmaker
by Jen Wang (Feb 13, 2018)
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Paris, at the dawn of the modern age:Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride―or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia―the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion!Sebastian’s ...
Maus II
A Survivor's Tale
by Art Spiegelman (Sep 01, 1992)
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Acclaimed as a quiet triumph and a brutally moving work of art, the first volume of Art Spieglman's Maus introduced readers to Vladek Spiegleman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and his son, a cartoonist trying to come to terms with his father, his father's terrifying story, and History itself. Its form, the cartoon (the Nazis are cats, the J...
Saga Book Two
by Brian K Vaughan (May 02, 2017)
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At long last, its finally time for the second hardcover collection of Saga, the New York Times best-selling series praised by everyone from Alan Moore to Lin-Manuel Miranda!Created by the multiple Eisner Award-winning team of artist Fiona Staples (Mystery Society, North 40, Archie Comics) and writer Brian K. Vaughan (The Private Eye, Paper Girls, W...
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Chris Messina
Akira, Vol. 1
by Katsuhiro Otomo (Oct 13, 2009)
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Welcome to Neo-Tokyo, built on the ashes of a Tokyo annihilated by a blast of unknown origin that triggered World War III. The lives of two streetwise teenage friends, Tetsuo and Kaneda, change forever when paranormal abilities begin to waken in Tetsuo, making him a target for a shadowy agency that will stop at nothing to prevent another catastroph...
Batman
The Killing Joke Deluxe (New Edition)
by Alan Moore (Sep 17, 2019)
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For the first time the Joker's origin is revealed in this tale of insanity and human perseverance. Looking to prove that any man can be pushed past his breaking point and go mad, the Joker attempts to drive Commissioner Gordon insane. After shooting and permanently paralyzing his daughter Barbara (a.k.a. Batgirl), the Joker kidnaps the commissioner...
Check, Please! Book 1
# Hockey (Check, Please! (1))
by Ngozi Ukazu (Sep 18, 2018)
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Helloooo, Internet Land. Bitty here!Y’all... I might not be ready for this. I may be a former junior figure skating champion, vlogger extraordinaire, and very talented amateur pâtissier, but being a freshman on the Samwell University hockey team is a whole new challenge. It’s nothing like co-ed club hockey back in Georgia! First of all? There’s che...
Watchmen
by Alan Moore (May 20, 2019)
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This Hugo Award-winning graphic novel chronicles the fall from grace of a group of super-heroes plagued by all-too-human failings. Along the way, the concept of the super-hero is dissected as the heroes are stalked by an unknown assassin.One of the most influential graphic novels of all time and a perennial best-seller, Watchmen has been studied on...
The Tea Dragon Society
by Katie O'Neill (Oct 31, 2017)
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From the award-winning author of Princess Princess Ever After comes The Tea Dragon Society, a charming all-ages book that follows the story of Greta, a blacksmith apprentice, and the people she meets as she becomes entwined in the enchanting world of tea dragons. After discovering a lost tea dragon in the marketplace, Greta learns about the dying a...
Death
by Neil Gaiman (Mar 25, 2014)
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From the pages of Newbery Medal winner Neil Gaiman's THE SANDMAN comes fan-favorite character Death in a collection of her solo adventures! The first story introduces the young, pale, perky, and genuinely likable Death. One day in every century, Death walks the Earth to better understand those to whom she will be the final visitor. Today is that da...
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Amanda Palmer
Mon père saigne l'histoire
- BD (Art) (French Edition)
by Art Spiegelman (Jan 04, 1994)
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Maus raconte la vie de Vladek Spiegelman, rescapé juif des camps nazis, et de son fils, auteur de bandes dessinées, qui cherche un terrain de réconciliation avec son père, sa terrifiante histoire et l'Histoire. Des portes d'Auschwitz aux trottoirs de New York se déroule en deux temps (les années 30 et les années 70) le récit d'une double survie : c...
March
Book One
by John Lewis (Aug 13, 2013)
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March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis’ lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis’ personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement.Book One spans John Lewis’ youth in rural Alab...
Endless Nights
by Neil Gaiman (Sep 01, 2004)
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'The Sandman' is a series of award-winning graphic novels. It blends modern myth and dark fantasy, in which historical drama, contemporary fiction and legend are interwoven....
Big Nate
In the Zone
by Lincoln Peirce (Mar 11, 2014)
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Soon to be an animated series from Nickelodeon!...
Batman Vol. 3
Death of the Family (The New 52) (Batman (DC Comics Paperback))
by Scott Snyder (May 13, 2014)
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After having his face sliced off, The Joker makes his horrifying return to Gotham City; shaking Batman to his core! But even for a man who’s committed a lifetime of murder, he’s more dangerous than ever before. How can Batman protect his city and those he’s closest to?This new hardcover features an acetate dust jacket showcasing the face of The Jok...
Sisters
by Raina Telgemeier (Aug 26, 2014)
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Three weeks. Two sisters. One car. A True StoryRaina can’t wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren’t quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she’s also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play by herself. Their relationship doesn’t improve much over the years, but when a baby brother enters the picture a...
The Stonekeeper's Curse
by Kazu Kibuishi (Sep 01, 2009)
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In this thrilling sequel to AMULET #1: THE STONEKEEPER, Emily and her brother Navin head for Kanalis, a beautiful and mysterious city of waterfalls, where they hope to find the antidote for the poison that felled their mother. That cure lies in the eggs of a giant serpent atop Demon's Head Mountain, but the kids' archenemy, Trellis, is headed for t...
Scott Pilgrim Vol. 5
Scott Pilgrim vs. the Universe (5)
by Bryan Lee O'Malley (Aug 13, 2014)
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Scott Pilgrim just turned 24, and things couldn't possibly be better! This means things are about to get infinitely worse! Suddenly, TWO of Ramona's evil ex-boyfriends are in town, and they're playing dirty. His band is in turmoil, and his own exes aren't making things any easier. And what's up with Ramona, anyway? She's been acting kinda weird eve...
Batman Vol. 1
The Court of Owls (The New 52) (Batman (DC Comics Paperback))
by Scott Snyder (Mar 26, 2013)
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Following his ground-breaking, critically acclaimed run on Detective Comics, writer Scott Snyder (American Vampire) alongside artist Greg Capullo (Spawn) begins a new era of The Dark Knight as with the relaunch of Batman, as a part of DC Comics—The New 52!After a series of brutal murders rocks Gotham City, Batman begins to realize that perhaps thes...
Monstress Volume 2
The Blood
by Marjorie Liu (Jul 11, 2017)
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Maika Halfwolf is on the run from a coalition of forces determined to control or destroy the powerful Monstrum that lives beneath her skin. But Maika still has a mission of her own: to discover the secrets of her late mother, Moriko. In this second volume of Monstress, collecting issues 7-12, Maika's quest takes her to the pirate-controlled city of...
Batman
The Long Halloween
by Jeph Loeb (Oct 11, 2011)
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Taking place during Batman's early days of crime fighting, this new edition of the classic mystery tells the story of a mysterious killer who murders his prey only on holidays. Working with District Attorney Harvey Dent and Lieutenant James Gordon, Batman races against the clock as he tries to discover who Holiday is before he claims his next victi...
Daytripper
by Gabriel Ba (Feb 08, 2011)
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What are the most important days of your life?Meet Brás de Oliva Domingos. The miracle child of a world-famous Brazilian writer, Brás spends his days penning other people's obituaries and his nights dreaming of becoming a successful author himself—writing the end of other people's stories, while his own has barely begun.But on the day that life beg...
Wolverine
Old Man Logan
by Mark Millar (Sep 22, 2010)
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Mark Millar and Steve McNiven - who last teamed for the monumental Civil War - bring us the most important Wolverine story of the 21st Century. Nobody knows what happened on the night the heroes fell. All we know is that they disappeared and evil triumphed and the bad guys have been calling the shots ever since. What happened to Wolverine is the bi...
Scott Pilgrim, Vol 4
Scott Pilgrim Gets It Together
by Bryan Lee O'Malley (Nov 14, 2007)
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That’s right, folks! Put down the video game controller! Skip that rehearsal for your band! Make whatever sacrifices you must to those comic gods you hold so dear! Just make sure you’re ready because Bryan Lee O’Malley and SCOTT PILGRIM are back! Well, a couple months have passed since the last time we caught up with our intrepid hero, but what can...
Uzumaki
Spiral into Horror, Vol. 1
by Junji Ito (Oct 16, 2007)
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Shortly after Shuichi Saito's father becomes obsessed with spirals -- snail shells, whirlpools, and man-made patterns -- he dies mysteriously, his body positioned in the shape of a twisted coil. Soon, the entire town is afflicted with a snail-like disease....
xkcd
volume 0
by Randall Munroe (Aug 24, 2010)
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Randall Munroe describes xkcd as a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language. While it's practically required reading in the geek community, xkcd fans are as varied as the comic's subject matter. This book creates laughs from science jokes on one page to relationship humor on another.xkcd: volume 0 is the first book from the immensely popula...
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Bill Gates
Roller Girl
by Victoria Jamieson (Mar 10, 2015)
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For fans of Raina Telgemeier’s Smile, a heartwarming graphic novel about friendship and surviving junior high through the power of roller derby. Twelve-year-old Astrid has always done everything with her best friend Nicole. So when Astrid signs up for roller derby camp, she assumes Nicole will too. But Nicole signs up for dance camp with a new frie...
The Walking Dead, Vol. 6
This Sorrowful Life
by Robert Kirkman (May 02, 2007)
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Trapped in a town surrounded by madmen, Rick must find a way out or die trying. Meanwhile, back at the prison, the rest of the survivors come to grips with the fact Rick may be dead, and a major turning point in the series is reached. Collects issues #31-#36....
The Walking Dead, Vol. 3
Safety Behind Bars
by Robert Kirkman (Jan 07, 2009)
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An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months, society has crumbled: there is no government, no grocery stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV. In a world ruled by the dead, we are forced to finally begin living. This volume follows our band of survivors as they set...
Batman Hush
The 15th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
by Jeph Loeb (Nov 14, 2017)
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The complete critically acclaimed and best-selling tale is now available in one sensational volume.BATMAN: HUSH is a thrilling mystery of action, intrigue, and deception penned by Jeph Loeb (BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN) and illustrated by comics superstar Jim Lee (ALL STAR BATMAN & ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER) in which Batman sets out to discover the iden...
The Walking Dead, Vol. 5
The Best Defense
by Robert Kirkman (Apr 15, 2009)
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As the survivors settle into their prison home something has drawn them out into the open... out of the prison... out of their sanctuary. This is a major turning point for the overall story of The Walking Dead, setting the stage for years to come....
Fables Vol. 4
March of the Wooden Soldiers
by Bill Willingham (Nov 01, 2004)
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Bill Willingham's runaway hit series continues its success in this fourth trade paperback, featuring the rise of a new threat to Fabletown.When Little Red Riding Hood suddenly walks through the gate between this world and the lost Fable Homelands, she's welcomed as a miraculous survivor by nearly everyone - everyone except her old nemesis, Bigby Wo...
Scott Pilgrim & the Infinite Sadness
by Bryan Lee O'Malley (May 24, 2006)
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Ramona's third evil ex-boyfriend, Todd Ingram, is currently dating the former love of Scott Pilgrim's life! Envy Adams broke Scott's heart a year and a half ago. Now she and her evil art-rock band are back, and they're getting Scott's band to open a show two days from now! That's just enough time for Scott to fight Todd, keep Ramona happy, fend off...
Big Mushy Happy Lump
A Sarah's Scribbles Collection (Volume 2)
by Sarah Andersen (Mar 07, 2017)
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Sarah Andersen's second comics collection picks up right where the first left off - huddled under a pile of blankets avoiding the responsibilities of the real world. These new comics (and illustrated personal essays!) follow the ups and downs of the unrelenting self-esteem roller coaster that is young adult life: budgeting woes, cramps, the nuances...
Preacher, Vol. 3
Proud Americans
by Garth Ennis (Oct 01, 1997)
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The third amazing new edition in the PREACHER series, collecting issues #18-26.Jesse Custer heads for France to rescue Cassidy, the Irish vampire, from the clutches of religious fanatics. His search leads him into a no-holds-barred battle against the forces of the Grail. Also told here is the story of how Cassidy became a vampire in the first place...
Batman Vol. 2
The City of Owls (The New 52)
by Scott Snyder (Oct 15, 2013)
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For over a century, the Court of Owls has ruled Gotham City in secret—their reach inescapable, their power unstoppable.Until they battled the Batman.Gotham's vigilante protector managed to escape the talons of the Court with his mind and body barely intact. The Dark Knight managed to win the battle with his deadly new aggressors, but certainly not ...
Batman Noir
The Dark Knight Returns
by Frank Miller (Jun 09, 2015)
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It is ten years after an aging Batman has retired and Gotham City has sunk into decadence and lawlessness. Now as his city needs him most, the Dark Knight returns in a blaze of glory. Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenage female Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off aga...
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Naval Ravikant
The Walking Dead, Vol. 1
Days Gone Bye
by Robert Kirkman (Feb 19, 2013)
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How many hours are in a day when you don't spend half of them watching television?When is the last time any of us REALLY worked to get something we wanted?How long has it been since any of us really NEEDED something that we WANTED?The world we knew is gone.The world of commerce and frivolous necessity has been replaced by a world of survival and re...
Preacher VOL 02
Until the End of the World
by Garth Ennis (Jan 01, 1997)
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Continuing the new editions of the classic PREACHER trade paperbacks! This volume contains PREACHER #8-17.In this continuing saga of the bizarre life of a faithless Texas preacher, Jesse Custer heads to the south to confront the extremely dysfunctional family that abused him as a child and planted the original seeds of his disillusionment with the ...
The Sandman Omnibus Vol. 1
by Neil Gaiman (Sep 03, 2013)
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A New York Times Bestseller!The Sandman is the universally lauded masterwork following Morpheus, Lord of the Dreaming--a vast hallucinatory landscape housing all the dreams of any and everyone who's ever existed. Regardless of cultures or historical eras, all dreamers visit Morpheus' realm--be they gods, demons, muses, mythical creatures, or simply...
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Naval Ravikant
V for Vendetta
by Alan Moore (Oct 24, 2008)
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A new trade paperback edition of the graphic novel that inspired the hit movie!A powerful story about loss of freedom and individuality, V FOR VENDETTA takes place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet.In a world without political freedom, personal freedom and precious little faith in anything com...
Kingdom Come
by Mark Waid (Sep 30, 2008)
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Writer Mark Waid, coming from his popular work on Flash and Impulse, and artist Alex Ross, who broke new ground with the beautifully painted Marvels, join together for this explosive book that takes place in a dark alternate future of the DC Superhero Universe. Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and almost every other character from DC Comics must cho...
The Walking Dead, Vol. 7
The Calm Before
by Robert Kirkman (Jul 25, 2017)
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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 matter of months society has crumbled: no government, no grocery stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV...
Batman
The Dark Knight Returns Book & Mask Set
by Frank Miller (Oct 11, 2016)
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This masterpiece of modern comics storytelling brings to vivid life a dark world and an even darker man. Together with inker Klaus Janson and colorist Lynn Varley, writer/artist Frank Miller completely reinvents the legend of Batman in his saga of a near-future Gotham City gone to rot, ten years after the Dark Knight's retirement. Crime runs rampan...
Hark! A Vagrant
by Kate Beaton (Sep 27, 2011)
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Hark! A Vagrant is an uproarious romp through history and literature seen through the sharp, contemporary lens of New Yorker cartoonist and comics-sensation Kate Beaton. No era or tome emerges unscathbed as Beaton rightly skewers the Western world's revolutionaries, leaders, sycophants, and suffragists while equally honing her wit on the hapless he...
Batman
The Dark Knight Returns 30th Anniversary Edition
by Frank Miller (Feb 16, 2016)
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Together with inker Klaus Janson and colorist Lynn Varley, writer/artist Frank Miller completely reinvents the legend of Batman in his saga of a near-future Gotham City gone to rot, ten years after the Dark Knight's retirement. This masterpiece of modern comics storytelling, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, brings to vivid life a dark world and an ...
Fables Vol. 8
Wolves
by Bill Willingham (Dec 06, 2006)
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Winner of Fourteen Eisner AwardsInto the woods.The community of Fables living undercover in our midst has endured plenty of suffering at the hands of their longtime antagonist, the Adversary. Now it's time to return the favor and put the would-be conqueror on notice that the cost of subjugating this last stronghold of magic will be higher than he c...
Explorers on the Moon
by Hergé (Sep 30, 1976)
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Concluding the journey that began in Destination Moon, Tintin, Captain Haddock, and Professor Calculus are on their way to the moon, but unforeseen circumstances--innocent and otherwise--threaten the best-laid plans. Ever since it was first published in 1953, this technologically fascinating tale has probably been many kids' first glimpse of the me...
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Smile
by Raina Telgemeier (Feb 01, 2010)
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Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night after Girl Scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth, and what follows is a long and frustrating journey with on-again, off-again braces, surgery, embarrassing headgear, and even a retainer with fake teeth attached. And on top of all that, there’s still more to deal...
Persepolis
The Story of a Childhood (Pantheon Graphic Library)
by Marjane Satrapi (Jun 01, 2004)
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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...
The Walking Dead, Vol. 2
Miles Behind Us
by Robert Kirkman (Mar 25, 2009)
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An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months, society has crumbled: There is no government, no grocery stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV. In a world ruled by the dead, we are forced to finally begin living. This volume follows our band of survivors on their tr...
Scott Pilgrim Vol. 2
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2)
by Bryan Lee O'Malley (Nov 20, 2012)
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Does Scott and Ramona's burgeoning relationship have a future? Isn't Scott still supposedly dating Knives Chau? Who is Ramona's second evil ex-boyfriend, and why is he in Toronto? Who are The Clash At Demonhead, and what kind of bizarre art-punky music do they play? Who's their hot girl keyboardist, and what is Scott's relation to her? Why is The C...
Persepolis 2
The Story of a Return (Pantheon Graphic Library)
by Marjane Satrapi (Aug 02, 2005)
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In Persepolis, heralded by the Los Angeles Times as "one of the freshest and most original memoirs of our day," Marjane Satrapi dazzled us with her heartrending memoir-in-comic-strips about growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. Here is the continuation of her fascinating story. In 1984, Marjane flees fundamentalism and the war with Iraq...
The Sandman, Vol. 3
Dream Country
by Neil Gaiman (Oct 19, 2010)
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The third volume of the Sandman collection is a series of four short comic book stories. In each of these otherwise unrelated stories, Morpheus serves only as a minor character. Here we meet the mother of Morpheus's son, find out what cats dream about, and discover the true origin behind Shakespeare's A Midsummer's Night Dream. The latter won a Wor...
The Sandman Vol. 1
Preludes & Nocturnes (New Edition)
by Neil Gaiman (Oct 19, 2010)
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New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman's transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narr...
Ghosts
by Raina Telgemeier (Sep 13, 2016)
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Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn't happy about leaving her friends for Bahía de la Luna, but Maya has cystic fibrosis and will benefit from the cool, salty air that blows in from the sea. As the girls explore their new home, a neighbor lets them in on a secret: T...
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
by Brian Selznick (Jan 30, 2007)
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Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric, bookish girl and a bitter old man who runs a toy booth in the station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cry...
Hawkeye, Vol. 2
Little Hits
by David Aja (Jul 30, 2013)
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Writer Matt Fraction and artist David Aja returns to the most critically acclaimed comic of 2012, as ace archer Clint Barton faces the digital doomsday of - DVR-Mageddon! Then: Cherry's got a gun. And she looks good in it. And Hawkeye gets very, very distracted. Plus: Valentine's Day with the heartthrob of the Marvel Universe? This will be... confu...
Marvels
by Kurt Busiek (Jan 06, 2010)
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Welcome to New York. Here, burning figures roam the streets, men in brightly colored costumes scale the glass and concrete walls, and creatures from space threaten to devour our world. This is the Marvel Universe, where the ordinary and fantastic interact daily. This is the world of Marvels.Witness the birth of this fantastic universe from the insi...
Soppy
A Love Story
by Philippa Rice (Dec 02, 2014)
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True love isn’t always about the big romantic gestures. Sometimes it’s about sympathizing with someone whose tea has gone cold or reading together and sharing a quilt. When two people move in together, it soon becomes apparent that the little things mean an awful lot. The throwaway moments in life become meaningful when you spend them in the compan...
El Deafo
by Cece Bell (Sep 02, 2014)
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Starting at a new school is scary, even more so with a giant hearing aid strapped to your chest! At her old school, everyone in Cece's class was deaf. Here she is different. She is sure the kids are staring at the Phonic Ear, the powerful aid that will help her hear her teacher. Too bad it also seems certain to repel potential friends. Then Cece ma...
Batman
Year One
by Frank Miller (Jan 10, 2007)
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A new edition of one of the most important and critically acclaimed Batman adventures ever, written by Frank Miller, author of The Dark Knight Returns!In 1986, Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli produced this groundbreaking reinterpretation of the origin of Batman—who he is and how he came to be.Written shortly after The Dark Knight Returns, Mille...
Ms. Marvel Vol. 4
Last Days
by G. Willow Wilson (Dec 01, 2015)
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From the moment Kamala put on her costume, she's been challenged. But nothing has prepared her for this: the last days of the Marvel Universe. Lucky she's got the help of Carol "Captain Marvel" Danvers! Between teaming up with her personal hero to rescue her brother and trying to keep her city from falling into an all-out frenzy, Kamala has barely ...
Fables, Vol. 9
Sons of Empire
by Bill Willingham (Jun 06, 2007)
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Winner of Fourteen Eisner AwardsThe best-laid plans.The free Fables living in the mundane world have struck a decisive blow against the Adversary, destroying one of his most valuable assets at the very heart of his empire - and setting the stage for an all-out war between the worlds in the process. Now, while the ruler of the Homelands licks his wo...
Lighter Than My Shadow
by Katie Green (Oct 23, 2017)
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Like most kids, Katie was a picky eater. She'd sit at the table in silent protest, hide uneaten toast in her bedroom, listen to parental threats that she'd have to eat it for breakfast.But in any life a set of circumstance can collide, and normal behavior might soon shade into something sinister, something deadly.Lighter Than My Shadow is a hand-dr...
The Walking Dead, Vol. 4
The Heart's Desire
by Robert Kirkman (Nov 30, 2005)
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Life in the prison starts to get interesting for Rick Grimes and the rest of our survivors. Relationships heat up, fizzle out, and change entirely almost overnight. By the end of this volume, relationships between key characters are radically changed, setting the stage for future events in The Walking Dead....
Transmetropolitan, Vol. 1
Back on the Street
by Warren Ellis (Mar 17, 2009)
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After years of self-imposed exile from a civilization rife with degradation and indecency, cynical journalist Spider Jerusalem is forced to return to a job that he hates and a city that he loathes. Working as an investigative reporter for the newspaper The Word, Spider attacks the injustices of his surreal 23rd Century surroundings. Combining black...
Before WATCHMEN, Alan Moore made his debut in the U.S. comic book industry with the revitalization of the horror comic book THE SWAMP THING. His deconstruction of the classic monster stretched the creative boundaries of the medium and became one of the most spectacular series in comic book history.With modern-day issues explored against a backdrop ...
All My Friends Are Dead
by Avery Monsen (Jun 30, 2010)
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"Laugh out loud funny, and a tiny bit disturbing. In other words, perfect."...
Batwoman
Elegy
by Greg Rucka (Jun 14, 2011)
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In these tales, now available in trade paperback, Batwoman battles a madwoman known only as Alice, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, who sees her life as a fairy tale and everyone around her as expendable extras! Batwoman must stop Alice from unleashing a toxic death cloud over all of Gotham City -- but Alice has more up her sleeve than just poison,...
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Drama
by Raina Telgemeier (Sep 01, 2012)
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PLACES, EVERYONE!Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school's production of Moon Over Mississippi, she can't really sing. Instead she's the set designer for the drama department stage crew, and this year she's determined to create a set worthy of Broadway on a middle-school budget. But how can she, when she does...