The Absolute Sandman, Volume Five
Neil Gaiman - 2011
Now, Vertigo and DC Comics are proud to present a fifth definitive Absolute Edition collecting all of Gaiman's The Sandman work published after the conclusion of his groundbreaking series. The Absolute Sandman, Book Five reprints the graphic novels Sandman Midnight Theatre, The Sandman: Endless Nights, and both the prose (illustrated by Japanese art-legend Yoshitaka Amano) and comics (adapted by P. Craig Russell) versions of THE SANDMAN: THE DREAM HUNTERS. This volume also includes the Dave McKean illustrated "The Last Sandman Story" from Dust Covers: The Collected Sandman Covers, the original script by Gaiman for the Dream chapter of ENDLESS NIGHTS, sketches and designs from artists Miguelanxo Prado and P. Craig Russell, and a gallery of never-before-collected print and poster art from the world of the Dreaming.
Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Lost Adventures
Bryan Konietzko - 2011
Ever since, fans have been hungry for more, and now their wait is finally over!This volume collects the long-out-of-print, fan-favorite comics previously published in Nickelodeon Magazine and with the Airbender DVDs, plus over seventy brand-new comics pages. That's twenty-six stories set in Airbender continuity, by a host of top-notch talent, many of whom worked on the original animated series!* A must-have for any Airbender fan!* Twenty-six in-continuity stories, plus bonus content!* The latest release in an ongoing partnership between Nickelodeon and Dark Horse, to bring you the very best in Airbender books!
The Planetary Omnibus
Warren Ellis - 2011
Tasked with tracking down evidence of super-human activity, these mystery archaeologists uncover unknown paranormal secrets and histories, such as a World War II supercomputer that can access other universes, a ghostly spirit of vengeance, and a lost island of dying monsters.Collecting: Planetary 1-27, Preview; Planetary/Authority: Ruling the World; Planetary/JLA: Terra Occulta; Planetary/Batman: Night on Earth
The Walking Dead Survivors' Guide
Tim Daniel - 2011
The Survivor's Guide is a handy checklist of all the characters who have appeared in the series thus far, alive or dead. This series is a can't-miss supplement to the hit comic book series that is now a hit TV series on AMC!
Big Nate and Friends
Lincoln Peirce - 2011
. . with a little help from his friends! His best buddies, Francis and Teddy, stick with Nate through thick and thin—usually thin. They've seen it all. Nate's disastrous love life, his chess tournament trash talking, even his misguided attempt to be a "bad boy." Along the way, Nate and his pals are joined by Artur, the gentle exchange student who's popular with almost everyone. And don't forget Gina, the teacher's pet who gets an "A" for annoying. They're all here in this collection of cartoons, featuring highlights from Nate's most hilarious adventures.Now in full-color with poster!
Fábio Moon - 2011
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 begins, would he even notice? Does it start at 21 when he meets the girl of his dreams? Or at 11, when he has his first kiss? Is it later in his life when his first son is born? Or earlier when he might have found his voice as a writer?Each day in Brás's life is like a page from a book. Each one reveals the people and things who have made him who he is: his mother and father, his child and his best friend, his first love and the love of his life. And like all great stories, each day has a twist he'll never see coming...In Daytripper, the Eisner Award-winning twin brothers Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá tell a magical, mysterious and moving story about life itself—a hauntingly lyrical journey that uses the quiet moments to ask the big questions.
Batman: The Black Mirror
Scott Snyder - 2011
Helpless and trapped in the deadly Mirror House, Batman must fight for his life against one of Gotham City's oldest and most powerful evils!Then, in a second story called "Hungry City," the corpse of a killer whale shows up on the floor of one of Gotham City's foremost banks. The event begins a strange and deadly mystery that will bring Batman face-to-face with the new, terrifying faces of organized crime in Gotham.This volume collects Detective Comics #871-881.
Jim Butcher's The Dresden Files: Storm Front, Volume 2: Maelstrom
Jim Butcher - 2011
He uses his arcane powers to investigate the supernatural, often assisting the Special Investigations Unit of the Chicago P.D. with cases that are beyond their comprehension.But Harry must use his powers carefully. Because of a dark incident in his past, he is kept under close watch by the ruling body of wizards known as the White Council. Any violation of the Seven Laws of Magic will cost him dearly–perhaps even his life.Now Harry’s latest investigation has pushed him to the precipice. He’s up against mysterious murders by magic that some believe only he could have committed–even Harry’s best friend doubts his innocence–and a gangland boss who wants Harry to stay out of the way. From all fronts, storm clouds are gathering around a beleaguered Harry Dresden.Maelstrom continues the adaptation of Storm Front, the first book in Jim Butcher’s New York Times bestselling series. This stunningly illustrated story will thrill old fans and win new ones, with eye-catching artwork by the amazing Ardian Syaf and a riveting story of paranormal adventure.
Adventure Time Vol. 1
Ryan North - 2011
It's ADVENTURE TIME! Join Finn the Human, Jake the Dog, and Princess Bubblegum for all-new adventures through The Land of Ooo.The totally algebraic adventures of Finn and Jake have come to the comic book page! The Lich, a super-lame, SUPER-SCARY skeleton dude, has returned to the the Land of Ooo, and he’s bent on total destruction! Luckily, Finn and Jake are on the case...but can they succeed against their most destructive foe yet? Featuring fan-favorite characters Marceline the Vampire Queen, Princess Bubblegum, Lumpy Space Princess and the Ice King!
Hark! A Vagrant
Kate Beaton - 2011
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 heroes, heroines, and villains of the best-loved fiction. She deftly points out what really happened when Brahms fell asleep listening to Liszt, that the world's first hipsters were obviously the Incroyables and the Merveilleuses from eighteenth-century France, that Susan B. Anthony is, of course, a "Samantha," and that the polite banality of Canadian culture never gets old. Hark! A Vagrant features sexy Batman, the true stories behind classic Nancy Drew covers, and Queen Elizabeth doing the albatross. As the 5600.000 unique monthly visitors to harkavagrant.com already know, no one turns the ironic absurdities of history and literature into comedic fodder as hilarious as Beaton.
Invincible, Compendium One
Robert Kirkman - 2011
Introducing the first nine volumes of the greatest superhero comic in the universe, collected into one massive paperback edition.Collects #1–47, #0, Invincible story from the Image Comics Summer Special, The Pact #4
The Best of Archie Comics, Book 1
Archie Comics - 2011
Also included are loads of entertaining behind-the-scenes anecdotes about the comics, their creators, and Archie's unique impact on America's pop culture!Designed for young and old alike, this is both a must-have companion for anyone who has grown up with Archie and a perfect introduction for new readers.
The Annotated Sandman, Vol. 1
Neil Gaiman - 2011
However, one of theirown lays captured--Dream, the Lord of Sleep. As Dream makes his escape and returns to his duties after 70 years of imprison-ment, he encounters countless characters from myth, legend and comics, from Lucifer himself to the tragic Greek hero Orpheusto the HELLBLAZER John Constantine.New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman's transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo titleand one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyondlife and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision.
Hellboy, Volume 4: The Crooked Man and the Troll Witch
Mike Mignola - 2011
Hellboy Library Volume 4 collects two complete trade-paperbacks full of short stories: The Troll Witch and Other Stories and The Crooked Man, as well as an extensive selection of previously unreleased sketches and designs.
Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter: Circus of the Damned, Volume 1: The Charmer
Laurell K. Hamilton - 2011
HAMILTON'S FAN-FAVORITE VAMPIRE HUNTER RETURNS! Anita Blake walked away from her last case with more than a few bruises--but those wounds are nothing compared to the scrapes that lie ahead in this blood-soaked adaptation of Hamilton's third erotic thriller. To find a killer targeting the undead, Anita must descend into the dangerous, supernatural demimonde operated by the master vampire Jean-Claude. It will take all of Anita's wits to survive THE CIRCUS OF THE DAMNED! COLLECTING: Anita Blake: Circus of the Damned - The Charmer #1-5
Avengers: The Children's Crusade
Allan Heinberg - 2011
When Wiccan's reality-altering powers begin to rival those of the Scarlet Witch, the young hero sets out on a quest to find her that spans the Marvel Universe and pits Wiccan against both the Avengers and the Young Avengers. But will Wiccan's desire to solve the mystery of his parentage be his salvation or his undoing? With three words, the Scarlet Witch changed the world forever...and now with her return, nothing will ever be the same for the Marvel Universe. This self-contained Marvel event reintroduces and redefines the Young Avengers and the Scarlet Witch for the Heroic Age, and is essential reading for any Avengers fan.Collecting: material from Uncanny X-Men 526; Avengers: The Children's Crusade 1-9, Young Avengers 1
MetaMaus: A Look Inside a Modern Classic, Maus
Art Spiegelman - 2011
Visually and emotionally rich, MetaMaus is as groundbreaking as the masterpiece whose creation it reveals.In the pages of MetaMaus, Art Spiegelman re-enters the Pulitzer prize-winning Maus, the modern classic that has altered how we see literature, comics, and the Holocaust ever since it was first published twenty-five years ago.Does he probe the questions that Maus most often evokes—Why the Holocaust? Why mice? Why comics?—and gives us a new and essential work about the creative process.MetaMaus includes a bonus DVD-R that provides a digitized reference copy of The Complete Maus linked to a deep archive of audio interviews with his survivor father, historical documents, and a wealth of Spiegelman’s private notebooks and sketches.Compelling and intimate, MetaMaus is poised to become a classic in its own right.
Green Lantern: The Sinestro Corps War
Geoff Johns - 2011
TOMASI and DAVE GIBBONS Art by IVAN REIS, PATRICK GLEASON, ETHAN VAN SCIVER and others Cover by IVAN REIS and OCLAIR ALBERT The epic adventure that set the stage for BLACKEST NIGHT is now available in a single trade paperback volume.Collecting: GREEN LANTERN #21-25, GREEN LANTERN CORPS #14-19 and GREEN LANTERN: SINESTRO CORPS SPECIAL #1!
B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs 2
Mike Mignola - 2011
Mike Mignola and Dark Horse present the complete Plague of Frogs saga, from Hollow Earth to The King of Fear. This second volume dives deeper into Abe’s origin story, introduces the reader to Bureau villains Memnan Saa and The Black Flame, and features the first appearance of fan-favorite Daimio!Hellboy creator Mike Mignola teams up with co-writer John Arcudi (A God Somewhere) for occult adventure drawn by series regular Guy Davis (Sandman Mystery Theatre), with guest artists John Severin (Two-Fisted Tales), Karl Moline (Joss Whedon’s Fray), Peter Snejbjerg (Starman), and Herb Trimpe (The Incredible Hulk).
Amory Wars: In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3 Ultimate Edition
Claudio Sánchez - 2011
New York Times bestselling author Peter David joins Coheed & Cambria front man Claudio Sanchez for this science fiction franchise beloved by many diehard fans! A gripping story for both new and old fans. As revolution thunders throughout The Keywork, Claudio Killgannon hears his calling as a hero. So why does he not answer it? This is space opera like you’ve never seen before!
Laurell K. Hamilton's Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter: Circus of the Damned, Volume 2: The Ingenue
Laurell K. Hamilton - 2011
HAMILTON'S HEROINE IS BACK! Morgues, by a rule, are pretty quiet places. But in a world of vamps and the rising dead, they can be positively hopping. Join animator Anita Blake as her search for a serial killer takes her to the most dangerous after-hours joint in St. Louis! Collecting ANITA BLAKE: CIRCUS OF THE DAMNED - THE INGENUE #1-5.
Fantastic Four, Volume 4
Jonathan Hickman - 2011
Now joined by artist Steve Epting (Captain America), Jonathan Hichman's tenure on Fantastic Four hits critical mass with"Three!" The War of Four Cities has begun, and when it's run its course, one member of the Fantastic Four will have breathed their last! Change is in the air as the World's Greatest Comic Magazine lives up to its motto!Collecting: Fantastic Four 583-588.
The Less Than Epic Adventures of TJ and Amal, Vol. 1: Poor Boys and Pilgrims
E.K. Weaver - 2011
and wakes up the next morning to find a lanky, dread-locked vagrant names TJ in his kitchen.TJ claims that the two have made a drunken pact to travel from Berkeley, California to Providence, Rhode Island. As it happens, Amal promised his sister he'd be in Providence for her graduation the following week. As for TJ... well, he's got his own reasons.The agreement is simple: Amal does the driving, TJ pays the way - but a 3500 mile journey leaves plenty of time for things to get complicated.Volume 1 collects the first 13 chapters of EK Weaver's free online graphic novel.
Angel & Faith #1
Christos Gage - 2011
Enter a rebel Slayer with a causeFaith Lehane. Together they'll have full access to the Watcher files and opportunities to make amends for all they've doneÂ¦and will do. Christos Gage (Avengers Academy) and Rebekah Isaacs (DV8)! Executive produced by Joss Whedon!
Uncanny X-Force, Volume 1: The Apocalypse Solution
Rick Remender - 2011
A secret society has resurrected En Sabah Nur, putting into motion events that will turn this age of heroes into an Age of Apocalypse! To hold them back, Wolverine and Archangel bring together Fantomex, Deadpool, and Psylocke to form The Uncanny X-Force! Stained by their history, they are the only ones capable of making the hard resolutions necessary. A band of likeminded friends and mercenaries set to one purpose, one big ugly task--kill Apocalypse by any means.Collecting: Uncanny X-Force 1-4, & material from Wolverine: Road to Hell, All-New Wolverine Saga
Ender's Game: Ender In Exile (Marvel Premiere Editions)
Aaron Johnston - 2011
The direct sequel to Ender's Game! Thirteen year-old Ender Wiggin has saved mankind from an alien threat. His reward? Exile. Branded a monster by those who feel threatened by his military genius, Ender is suddenly a hero without a home.
Richard Stark’s Parker: The Martini Edition
Darwyn Cooke - 2011
It made the New York Times bestseller list and won coveted Eisner and Harvey awards. The second graphic novel, The Outfit, was released last year and was met with similar response, and is currently under consideration for nominations in this year's awards season. The Hunter and The Outfit tell the story of Parker, Richard Stark's classic anti-hero, as he returns to New York to settle the score with his wife and partner in crime after they betray him in a heist gone terribly wrong. After evening the field and reclaiming his prize, the Outfit decide to do some score settling of their own... and learn much too late that when you push a man like Parker, it had better be all the way to the grave.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales
Joss Whedon - 2011
Now all those stories, plus selected stories from Season Eight, are collected in one deluxe collection with a new cover by Jo Chen.Joss writes multiple tales: a somber vamp tale, drawn by Cameron Stewart; the story of the first Slayer, drawn by Leinil Yu; and more.Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales also reprints for the first time new Season Eight stories written by novelist Jackie Kessler (Hell's Belles) and awardwinning cartoonist Becky Cloonan (Demo), featuring vampires living in the public eye, killing Slayers and killing each other.* This book collects stories from MySpace Dark Horse Presents #31 and #32; Tales of the Vampires: Carpe Noctem parts 1 and 2; Buffy: Tales of the Vampires oneshot; Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales of the Vampires #1#5; Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales of the Slayers #1"Broken Bottle of Djinn"; Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales of the Slayers TPB.Before Season Eight . . .
Halo: Fall of Reach - Covenant
Brian Reed - 2011
© 2011 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, 343 Industries, the 343 Industries Logo, Halo, the Halo logo, Xbox, Xbox 360, and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.
Geoff Johns - 2011
This is Flash Fact: When Barry Allen wakes at his desk, he discovers the world has changed. Family is alive, loved ones are strangers, and close friends are different, gone or worse. It's a world on the brink of a cataclysmic war - but where are Earth's Greatest Heroes to stop it? It's a place where America's last hope is Cyborg, who hopes to gather the forces of The Outsider, The Secret 7, SHAZAM!, Citizen Cold and other new and familiar, yet altered, faces! It's a world that could be running out of time, if The Flash can't find the villain who altered the time line!Collecting: Flashpoint 1-5
House of Night #1
Kent Dalian - 2011
But priorities have a way of changing when you are Marked as a vampyre, enroll in the vampyre academy House of Night, and have to figure out a whole new social hierarchy, affinities for elemental magic, and physiological changes that make you crave blood. The magical world of _New York Times_ best-selling authors P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast comes to comics! Over 12 million copies sold to fans in the U.S. with legions of loyal fans worldwide.
Lost & Found
Shaun Tan - 2011
A boy leads a strange, lost creature home.And a group of peaceful creatures cedes their home to hostile invaders.Shaun Tan, with his understates voice and brilliant draftsmanship, has proved that he has a unique imaginative window to our souls, and an unparalleled ability to share that opening with pictures and narratives that are as unexpected as they are deeply true. Originally published in Australia, these three beloved and acclaimed tales were never widely available in the U.S. Now for the first time, The Red Tree, The Lost Thing, and the John Marsden classic The Rabbits are presented in their entirety with additional new artwork and authors' notes. Together they tell a tale that will leave no reader unmoved, about how we love and find what matters most to us.
Love and Rockets: New Stories #4
Gilbert Hernández - 2011
Second up is the 35-page King Vampire: Two lovable teens, Cecil and Trini, want to join a local vampire club but real vampires show up and things get serious. Cecil loves it but Trini has her doubts about going all the way. But wait is this a real story or another Fritz movie ? Some of the characters look awfully familiar
Joe Sacco - 2011
Collected here for the first time, Sacco's darkly funny, revealing reportage confirms his standing as one of the foremost war correspondents working today.In "The Unwanted," Sacco chronicles the detention of Saharan refugees who have washed up on the shores of Malta; "Chechen War, Chechen Women" documents the trial without end of widows in the Caucasus; and "Kushinagar" goes deep into the lives of India's untouchables, who are hanging "onto the planet by their fingernails." Other pieces take Sacco to the smuggling tunnels of Gaza; the trial of Milan Kovacevic, Bosnian warlord, in The Hague; and the darkest chapter in recent American history, Abu Ghraib. And on a mission with American troops—pieces never published in the United States—he confronts the misery and absurdity of the war in Iraq.Among Sacco's most mature, accomplished work, Journalism demonstrates the power of our premier cartoonist to chronicle human experience with a force that often eludes other media.
The Dark Tower Omnibus
Robin Furth - 2011
In the almost thirty years since that momentous occasion, King introduced millions of readers to the densely textured realm of Mid-World through his magnum opus, the Dark Tower series of novels. King joined with Marvel in 2007 to bring his masterwork of fantasy to a new generation of readers. Adding stunning new textures to the mythos of Roland and Mid-World for four years, the initial arc of King and Marvel's union is now complete, and the entire run is collected here. Collecting DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER BORN #1-7, THE LONG ROAD HOME #1-5, TREACHERY #1-6, SORCERER #1, THE FALL OF GILEAD #1-6 and THE BATTLE OF JERICHO HILL #1-5. 296 PGS Dark Tower Omnibus Companion Chock full of essential short stories, bonus material and apocrypha, this volume is a must-read for Stephen King enthusiasts. Three guidebooks overseen by Dark Tower: A Concordance author Robin Furth unlock the many secrets of Roland Deschain, the Gunslingers, Gilead and the dark forces of Farson - bringing readers greater insight into the people, places and things of Mid-World. And supplemental material from the first thirty issues of Marvel's Dark Tower series shed even more light on King's epic - with short stories by Furth, and a tour through artists Jae Lee and Richard Isanove's sketchbooks, and more! Collecting DARK TOWER: GUNSLINGER'S GUIDEBOOK, END-WORLD ALMANAC and GUIDE TO GILEAD; MARVEL SPOTLIGHT: DARK TOWER; and material from DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER BORN #1-7, THE LONG ROAD HOME #1-5, TREACHERY #1-6, SORCERER #1, THE FALL OF GILEAD #1-6 and THE BATTLE OF JERICHO HILL #1-5. 600 PGS. ©2011 Stephen King. All rights reserved.
B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs 1
Mike Mignola - 2011
Mike Mignola and Dark Horse present the complete Plague of Frogs saga, from Hollow Earth to The King of Fear. The first book re-establishes the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense after Hellboy's departure, cracks open the secrets of Abe Sapien's origin, and sets the War on Frogs in motion.Hellboy creator Mike Mignola teams with co-writers Christopher Golden (Baltimore), Geoff Johns (Blackest Night), Tom Sniegoski (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), and others for occult adventure rendered by Ryan Sook (X-Factor), Cameron Stewart (Seaguy), Scott Kolins (The Flash), and, making his Hellboy-universe debut, longtime award-winning B.P.R.D. artist Guy Davis!
Jaime Hernández - 2011
As Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez continue to delight readers new and oldwith the continuing adventures of their characters in the annual Love and Rockets:New Stories, Fantagraphics continues to collecttheir earlier stories in these fat, handy, and inexpensive collections.In this batch of “Locas” stories by Jaime Hernandez from the pages of Loveand Rockets Volume II (picking up where 2010’s Penny Century collection leftoff), an older and wiser Maggie faces down her old demons and the “Ghost of Hoppers” in a full-length graphic novel(which also introduces one of Jaime’s greatest recent characters, Vivian the “Frogmouth,” the near-psychotic bombshell).Meanwhile, the ever-feisty but maturing Hopey (her Spanish birth name giving this collection its title) transitionsfrom tending bar to teaching kindergarten (while still juggling a complex love life), and the final quarter of the bookshows Maggie’s lovable ex Ray Dominguez being dragged into the aftermath of a grisly murder thanks to his falling forthe “Frogmouth.”
Asterix Omnibus, vol. 3
René Goscinny - 2011
The fight for control of the village between Vitalstatistix and his rival is bound to be a knockout.Asterix and Obelix help one little ancient British village hold out against the Roman invaders in ASTERIX IN BRITAIN. Our heroes must face fog, rain, warm beer and boiled boar with mint sauce.In ASTERIX AND THE NORMANS, can Asterix and his friends teach the Normans the meaning of fear?There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.
The Dresden Files: Fool Moon, Volume 1
Jim Butcher - 2011
His top client (and close friend), Lt. Karrin Murphy, no longer trusts him. Chicago's underworld and the cops alike think he's mobster Johnny Marcone's supernatural enforcer. And the enigmatic White Council continues to view him with suspicion. If all that weren't enough, a pack of werewolves have unleashed a wave of terror on the Windy City. But as is always the case when it comes to the creatures of the Nevernever, there's far more going on than meets the eye. Before it's all over, Harry will find himself caught between friends, enemies, and arcane forces bent on his destruction. Is it any wonder he can't find a date?Expanding on Book Two of Jim Butcher's New York Times bestselling saga, and featuring writer Mark Powers and artist Chase Conley, Fool Moon collects the first half of the 8-issue series in one volume, complete with bonus material and a cover gallery.
Finder Library Volume 2
Carla Speed McNeil - 2011
Now, Dark Horse is proud to present four more story arcs of Carla Speed McNeil's groundbreaking series in a single, affordably priced volume!* This second of two Finder Library volumes collects the multiple Eisner Award-nominated story arcs Dream Sequence, Mystery Date, The Rescuers, and Five Crazy Women.
Deadpool Volume 1
Daniel Way - 2011
Shape-shifting aliens bent on world conquest, they have infiltrated governments, businesses, even super-hero teams. But nothing they've ever faced has prepared them for Deadpool! Then, Wade goes looking for Norman Osborn and quickly realizes that Bullseye stands in his way!
Peter Milligan - 2011
Strange and others! Plus: the awful threats of Bad Guy, Pink Mink, Surrender Monkey and more!Collecting: X-Force 116-129; Brotherhood 9; X-Statix 1-26; Wolverine/Doop 1-2; X-Statix Presents: Dead Girl 1-5; material from X-Men Unlimited 41, I [HEART] Marvel: My Mutant Heart; Nation X 4
The Eye of the World: The Graphic Novel, Volume One
Chuck Dixon - 2011
The first Robert Jordan graphic novel, New Spring: the Graphic Novel, was a New York Times bestseller.The Eye of the World: The Graphic Novel, Volume One begins Robert Jordan’s epic fantasy tale by introducing Rand al’Thor and his friends Matrim and Perrin at the spring festival. Moiraine Damodred and Lan Mandragoran appear, and almost before Rand knows it, he and his friends are fleeing his home village with Moiraine, Lan, and Egwene al’Vere, the innkeeper’s daughter, who wishes to become an Aes Sedai. The conclusion of this volume leaves the travelers on the road to Baerlon, barely ahead of the pursuing Trollocs and Draghkar. As they run for their lives, Moiraine and Lan begin to teach the young people what they need to know to survive in this dangerous world.
Dean Koontz' Frankenstein: Prodigal Son, Volume Two
Dean Koontz - 2011
Randall Six continues his quest to escape from Hands of Mercy, as Officer Harker descends further into madness. And Erika Helios discovers some of her husbands' unfinished creations. Mysteries are revealed and revenge is exacted as this horror epic reaches its apocalyptic conclusion. From the masterly pen of "New York Times" bestselling author Dean Koontz -- and featuring an adaptation by legendary comic book writer Chuck Dixon and gorgeous illustrations by artists Tim Seely and Scott Cohn -- "Dean Koontz's" "Frankenstein: Prodigal Son" is a story filled with fast-paced action, gripping horror, and thrilling adventure.
Transmetropolitan: All Around the World
Warren Ellis - 2011
Transmetropolitan combined black humor, political scandal, and moral ambiguity to look into the mind of gonzo journalist Spider Jerusalem and The City he inhabits. Aided by his embattled Editor and his two Filthy Assistants, Jerusalem blazes a path through a futuristic world of skyscrapers and technological wonders, dark alleys, and unspeakable depravity.Transmetropolitan: All Around The World is a lovingly crafted and designed tribute to a seminal work. Contributors include: Aaron Alexovich, Stephanie Buscema, Jim Calafiore, Stefano Caselli, Cliff Chiang, Richard C. Clark, Kevin Colden, Molly Crabapple, Camilla d’Errico, Kristian Donaldson, Ryan Dunlavey, Gary Erskine, Richard Friend, Dan Goldman, Cully Hamner, Lea Hernandez, Phil Hester, Rantz Hoseley, Matt Howarth, K Thor Jensen, Seth Kushner, Jonathan Luna, Milo Manara, John McCrea, Moritat, Dean Motter, Darick Robertson, Jimmie Robinson, Stuart Sayger, Tim Seeley, Fiona Staples, Bryan Talbot, Pete Woods, and many, many others.[text from http://cbldf.org/homepage/transmetrop... ]
Creepy Presents: Bernie Wrightson
Bernie Wrightson - 2011
Horror legend Bernie Wrightson's Creepy and Eerie short stories, color illustrations, and frontispieces are finally collected in one deluxe collection! These classic tales from the 1970s and early 1980s include collaborations with fellow superstars and Warren Publishing alumni Bruce Jones, Carmine Infantino, Howard Chaykin, and others, as well as several adaptations and original stories written and drawn by Wrightson during one of the most fruitful periods of his career! The infamous "Jenifer" is included, as well as Wrightson's fullcolor "Muck Monster" and adaptations of Poe and Lovecraft classics.
Everything is Its Own Reward: An All Over Coffee Collection
Paul Madonna - 2011
This stunning new collection, a testament to an artist and storyteller's careful observation of both the external and internal worlds, outdoes the masterful performance of his first book All Over Coffee, offering an even richer catalog of pen and ink cityscapes, short stories, conversations, and thoughts. Entertaining and moving, gorgeous to look at, Madonna's work remains unique and unclassifiable. This full color, hardbound edition comes complete with a removable poster.
Anders Nilsen - 2011
This beautiful minimalist story, collected here for the first time, is the culmination of ten years and more than six hundred pages of work that details the metaphysical quandaries of the occupants of an endless plain, existing somewhere between a dream and a Russian steppe. A downed plane is thought to be a bird and the unexploded bomb that came from it is mistaken for a giant egg by the group of birds whose lives the story follows. The indifferent, stranded pilot is of great interest to the birds—some doggedly seek his approval, while others do quite the opposite, leading to tensions in the group. Nilsen seamlessly moves from humor to heartbreak. His distinctive, detailed line work is paired with plentiful white space and large, often frameless panels, conveying an ineffable sense of vulnerability and openness.Big Questions has roots in classic fables—the birds and snakes have more to say than their human counterparts, and there are hints of the hero’s journey, but here the easy moral that closes most fables is left open and ambiguous. Rather than lending its world meaning, Nilsen’s parable lets the questions wander where they will.
Amulet: Collectors Edition
Kazu Kibuishi - 2011
Lured into an underground world inhabited by demons, robots, and talking animals, they face the most terrifying monster of all. In this thrilling sequel to "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 has sickened their mother. It's up to Em to triumph over evil while controlling the amulet's power . . . without losing herself. In the third installment of the thrilling Amulet series, Emily, Navin, and the gang charter an airship and set off in search of Cielis, a mythical city believed to be located on an island high above the clouds. The mysterious Leon Redbeard is their guide, and there's a surprising new addition to the crew: the Elf King's son, Trellis. But is he ally or enemy? And will Emily ever be able to trust the voice of the Amulet? This collection includes the first three stories in the bestselling Amulet series!
Portal 2: Lab Rat
Ted Kosmatka - 2011
This comic, made available online about two weeks before Portal 2's release, includes Wicklund's art contrasted against Oeming's own style and layout along with an overall story written by Ted Kosmatka. The artists worked with the game's writers, Laidlaw, Faliszek, Wolpaw, Pinkerton and team leader Josh Weir, to tie the comic's story to the plot of Portal 2.
The Crow: Special Edition
James O'Barr - 2011
Now, the illustrated tale that became the “thrilling” (Los Angeles Daily News) and “spectacular” (Chicago Tribune) screen triumph is re-released in an expanded version the author originally intended, complete at last with: Thirty pages of never-before-seen artwork, including a new closing segment, “Sparklehorse,” and the touching new scene, “An August Noel” A new Introduction by James O’Barr Lost sequences restored using the artist’s original technique This is The Crow like you’ve never seen it before—the powerful journey of an avenging angel and a celebration of true love . . . as fierce, intelligent, and unforgettable as when it was first conceived. Suggested for mature readers.
Jeph Loeb - 2011
This is the story of how they fell in love. Or more appropriately, how they almost didn't fall in love. Welcome to Spider-Man's life. Bad before good. It's kind of amazing. So to get the girl of his dreams, he'll have to run the gauntlet of the Green Goblin, the Rhino, two Vultures and a mysterious man in the shadows controlling it all. Join the Eisner Award-winning team of Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale (Superman for All Seasons, Batman: The Long Halloween, Daredevil: Yellow, Hulk: Gray) in the story about Peter Parker's first love, Gwen Stacy. Highlighted by the introduction of Mary Jane Watson, it is a critical moment in Spider-Man's life when everything was just coming together... ...only to fall apart. Collecting SPIDER-MAN: BLUE #1-6.
Journey into Mystery: Fear Itself
Kieron Gillen - 2011
There he hopes to best the Serpent's devious machinations and undermine the god of fear's plan for world domination. But ever the trickster, when it comes to Loki, nothing is as it seems!COLLECTING: Journey into Mystery 622-626, Thor Spotlight , Fear Itself Spotlight
Jesse Moynihan - 2011
Jesse Moynihan takes these fifty thousand years of socio-religious postulation and throws them in the blender to create one epic—and irreverent—battle royal between alien gods, ancient Greek titans, interplanetary assassin droids, and humanity itself. An eon-spanning comedy, Forming details the spawning of worlds and the trajectory of consciousness on Earth. The first in a trilogy of books, Nobrow collects the first volume of Moynihan's acclaimed webcomic in a specially designed graphic novel with a foil debossed cloth spine.
Mal and Chad: The Biggest, Bestest Time Ever!
Stephen McCranie - 2011
What's it like to be so extraordinary and yet so invisible? Not even Megan, Mal's secret crush, has any idea that Mal is anything more than a dork. Fortunately, Mal and Chad are best friends with a penchant for adventure . . . even if the time-traveling does get them grounded by Mal's mom. Introducing the first in a series of illustrated chapter books by talented newcomer Stephen McCranie that are laugh-inducing, clever, and full of heart. Give this to any kid who's a reluctant reader or is just leaving picture books and be prepared to answer the question: "When can I read the next one?"
Congress of the Animals
Jim Woodring - 2011
That goes for treble for Frank himself, who is kept in a state of total ineducability by the unseen forces of that haunted realm. And so the question arises: what would happen if Frank were to leave The Unifactor? The question is answered in Congress of the Animals, Jim Woodring's much-anticipated, second full-length graphic novel. In this gripping saga an act of casual rudeness sets into motion a chain of events which propels Frank into a world where he is on his own at last; and like so many who leave home, Frank finds himself contending with realities of which he had no previous inkling.In Congress of the Animals we are treated to the pitiful spectacle of Frank losing his house, taking a factory job, falling in with bad company, fleeing the results of sabotage, escaping The Unifactor in an amusement park ride, surviving a catastrophe at sea, traveling across hostile terrain toward a massive temple seemingly built in his image, being treated roughly by gut-faced men and intervening in an age-old battle in a meadow slathered in black and yellow blood. And when he finally knocks on opportunity's door he finds... he finds... The answer, my friend, is blowin' into bookstores in April, 2011.
LEGO Ninjago Vol. 1: The Challenge of Samukai
Greg Farshtey - 2011
Under the tutelage of their master Sensei Wu, the “chosen four” ninjas Kai, Jay, Cole, and Zane must learn to use their elemental powers of fire, ice, lightning and earth. Their mission: defeat Sensei Wu’s evil brother Garmadon and his army of skeleton warriors before they can take over the world!
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Freefall, Part 1
Joss Whedon - 2011
Great, right? Except Buffy has left her best friend, Willow, powerless, and ended the long line of vampire slayers, leaving her hated by the hundreds of girls who recently stood behind her. Newly relocated to San Francisco, Buffy can count on a fresh start, and focus on what she’s good at—slaying.
Clive Barker's Hellraiser Vol. 1
Clive Barker - 2011
With the HELLRAISER ongoing series, witness Barker’s long-awaited return to tell a new chapter in the official continuity — a trajectory that will forever change the Cenobites…and Pinhead! So prepare your soul for an epic journey into horror from one of the medium’s greatest voices, and starring one of the medium’s greatest characters, in an unforgettable new chapter of Hellraiser.
100 Bullets: The Deluxe Edition Book I
Brian Azzarello - 2011
The first hardcover collection of the best-selling graphic novels series 100 BULLETS from the multiple Eisner Award-winning team of writer Brian Azzarello and artist Eduardo Risso.This dark and intriguing Eisner Award-winning series features a mysterious agent named Graves who approaches ordinary citizens and gives them an opportunity to exact revenge on a person who has wronged them. Offering his clients an attache case containing proof of the deed and a gun, he guarantees his "clients" full immunity for all of their actions, including murder.
Plume, Volume 1
K. Lynn Smith - 2011
The Before is devastatingly boring; teacups and girdles, and an overbearing Aunt who makes life hell. The After is Corrick and the uncovered truth about a magical necklace. It is the Wild West, and it is an adventure that could very well change EVERYTHING.
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The Graphic Novel
Ransom Riggs - 2011
As Jacob grew up, though, he decided that these photos were obvious fakes, simple forgeries designed to stir his youthful imagination. Or were they...?Following his grandfather's death - a scene Jacob literally couldn't believe with his own eyes - the sixteen-year-old boy embarks on a mission to disentangle fact from fiction in his grandfather's tall tales. But even his grandfather's elaborate yarns couldn't prepare Jacob for the eccentricities he will discover at Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children!
Archie: The Married Life Book 1
Archie Comics - 2011
How do his choices affect not only Riverdale, but the world and everyone around him? Is it a match made in heaven? Will he find that he can’t put a price on love?Collects the first six chapters of both Archie Marries Veronica and Archie Marries Betty, the most critically acclaimed storyline Archie has ever published, as originally seen in the newsstand magazine Life with Archie.
The Legend of Drizzt Omnibus, Vol. 1
R.A. Salvatore - 2011
Salvatore's beloved Dark Elf Trilogy - Homeland, Exile, and Sojourn - into one tome! This story takes readers from the moments before the birth of Drizzt to the point where he leaves his Drow heritage and homeworld, Menzoberranzan, the City of Spiders, and ventures up into the unknown.
Valve Presents Volume 1: The Sacrifice and Other Steam-Powered Stories
Valve - 2011
Now, Valve joins with Dark Horse to bring three critically acclaimed, fan-favorite series to print, with a collection of comics from the worlds of Left 4 Dead, Team Fortress, and Portal. With over two hundred pages of story, Valve Presents: The sacrifice and other Steam-Powered Stories is a must-read for fans looking to further explore the games they love or comics readers interested in dipping their toes into new mythos!
Amory Wars: In Keeping Secrets Of Silent Earth: 3 Vol. 2
Claudio Sánchez - 2011
Huge hit THE AMORY WARS comes to BOOM! A perfect companion to last year’s release of THE AMORY WARS creator Claudio Sanchez's band Coheed and Cambria’s hot new album release YEAR OF THE BLACK RAINBOW! Heard about the ground-breaking THE AMORY WARS comic series but never had a chance to get into it? This series is a great entry point for new readers! Peter David joins this science fiction franchise, so don't miss out! Created by Claudio Sanchez, lead-singer of Coheed and Cambria!
Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths, Volume 1
Brian Holguin - 2011
Spanning a time period from thousands of years ago to right up to the start of the original film, this graphic novel epic will tell the definitive origin of The Dark Crystal, under the supervision of The Jim Henson Company and The Dark Crystal concept designer Brian Froud.
Vampire Academy: The Graphic Novel
Richelle Mead - 2011
Vladimir’s Academy, a private high school for vampires and half-bloods. It’s filled with intrigue, danger—and even romance.Enter their dark, fascinating world through a new series of 144-page full-color graphic novels. The entire first Vampire Academy novel has been adapted for book one by Leigh Dragoon and overseen by Richelle Mead, while the beautiful art of acclaimed British illustrator Emma Vieceli brings the story to life.
Dan Santat - 2011
FLUFFY!?!Captain Amazing, hero of Metro City, is so busy catching criminals that he rarely has time for his pets at home. He doesn't even notice when they develop superpowers of their own.So when he announces that he needs a sidekick, his dog, hamster, and chameleon each decide to audition. But with each pet determined to win the sidekick position, the biggest battle in Metro City might just be at the Captain's house. Then archvillain Dr. Havoc returns to town, and suddenly the Captain's in serious trouble. Can the warring pets put their squabbles aside? Or is it curtains for the Captain?It's stay, sit, and save the world in this romp of a graphic novel!
Ultimate Comics Spider-Man: Death of Spider-Man
Brian Michael Bendis - 2011
Under his pen, the neophyte Spider-Man blossomed from an awkward and gangly schoolboy into a tried-and-true hero, an inspiration to a world of ultimate wonder. But all stories must come to an end. And as shadows gather, villains plot and heroes clash, Peter's final story will unfold. It's the death of Spider-Man - and the ending will shock you.Collecting: Ultimate Comics Spider-Man 15, 150-160; Ultimate Comics Avengers vs. New Ultimates 1-6; & Ultimate Comics Fallout 1-6
Echo: The Complete Edition
Terry Moore - 2011
As the plasma grows, she gets closer and closer to answers with the help of the original owner of the atomic suit she now wears. A lunatic with powers from the plasma is determined to take Julie and her suit for his own and destroys everything that stands in his way. Julie''s mission becomes too hot for her to handle alone and along with Ivy and Dillon, she must stop the makers of the suit from harnessing the plasma for their own destructive use.
The Big Poster Book of Hindu Deities: 12 Removable Prints
Sanjay Patel - 2011
Each full-color poster shows off Patel s cute-meets-modern graphic style, bringing Ganesha, Kali, Shiva, and nine other gods and goddesses into a 21st century Technicolor world. Colorful, playful, and iconic, the posters will be equally at home on a dorm room wall, office cubicle, or framed in a living room or kid s bedroom. Each poster also includes a black-and-white concept sketch on the back, along with descriptive text about the pictured deity.
Hitman, Vol. 5: Tommy's Heroes
Garth Ennis - 2011
When both a group of S.A.S. British commandos and an avenging troop of mafia soldiers target hit man Tommy Monaghan and his best friend and partner, Natt, the two odd couple assassins stand side by side in a fight they know they can not win. With their deaths imminent, the two friends who have made a living through death examine their existence and the lives they've led. Collected from HITMAN #23-36 and 1,000,000.
Captain America Lives! Omnibus
Ed Brubaker - 2011
Or is what they found something more sinister? The Red Skull's greatest plan to destroy Captain America has been in motion and its completion is almost at hand. Will Captain America be lost forever or will he be Reborn?Collecting: Captain America 43-50, 600-601; Captain America: Reborn 1-5, Prologue
Finder Library Volume 1
Carla Speed McNeil - 2011
Since 1996, Finder has set the bar for science-fiction storytelling, with a lush, intricate world and compelling characters. Now, Dark Horse is proud to present the first four story arcs of Carla Speed McNeil's groundbreaking series in a single, affordably priced volume. Follow enigmatic hero Jaeger through a "glorious, catholic pileup of high-tech SF, fannish fantasy, and street-level culture clash" (Village Voice), and discover the lush world and compelling characters that have carved Finder a permanent place in the pantheon of independent comics.
The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys (Limited Edition)
Gerard Way - 2011
Today, the followers of the original Killjoys languish in the Desert while BLI systematically strips citizens of their individuality. As the fight for freedom fades, it's left to the Girl to take up the mantle and bring down the fearsome BLI or else join the mindless ranks of Battery City! Join Gerard Way and Shaun Simon as they sing the stories of the fabulous Killjoys, the final chapter of the Danger Days saga by My Chemical Romance.This oversized, limited edition hardcover includes the Free Comic Book Day story "Dead Satellites," an expanded sketchbook section, commentary by writers Gerard Way and Shaun Simon, and never-before-seen artwork by Becky Cloonan.
The Resident Tourist (Part 5)
Troy Chin - 2011
Truth and deceit. Life and death.Words whose meanings are forged through and against their dialectical opposites.But how do you capture a world in black and white, when everything seems to be in an infinite shade of gray?THE RESIDENT TOURIST is an ongoing autobiographical comic book narrative that began in 2007.
Amory Wars: In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3 Vol. 3
Claudio Sánchez - 2011
He must be the hero the Keywork needs him to be. But between him and victory stands both a resurrected Wilhelm Ryan and Al the Killer! From Claudio Sanchez, leader of Coheed and Cambria, and New York Times-bestselling novelist Peter David!
Jed Whedon - 2011
The wealthy and powerful could buy any kind of companionship at the Dollhouses, where the Rossum Corporation paid young people to have their minds wiped clean and be imprinted with computer-enhanced personalities and skills-all according to a buyer's request. Now the technology has gone viral, wiping the minds of everyone it reached, turning them into mindless butchers. Those who've avoided the call must try to survive their friends and families if they hope to destroy Rossum and save the world. (via Amazon)
Jeremy Whitley - 2011
The first on her list is the youngest sister, Appalonia. But saving Appalonia means going back to her family�s castle and…even worse…facing her father. Will Adrienne be able to break into her old home and if she does, will she be able to get out again?The story of the Princess who saved herself continues in Princeless #2, �All For the Want of a Proper Belt�. Brought to you by Jeremy Whitley and M. Goodwin.
Legion of Super-Heroes: The Curse
Paul Levitz - 2011
It's a new helping of 1980s Legion epics from LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #297-313 and ANNUAL #2-3, including the return of the seemingly dead Invisible Kid, the showdown between the heroic Lightning Lad and the evil Lightning Lord and more.
Moon Called, Volume 1: Issues #1-4
Patricia Briggs - 2011
To the human inhabitants of Tri-Cities she's an oddity, a fiercely independent woman who repairs cars for a living. To the town's darker residents; werewolves, vampires, and fae, she's a walker, a last-of-her-kind magical being with the power to become a coyote. Mercy warily straddles the fine line dividing our everyday world from that darker dimension...
Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse: Vols. 1 & 2 Gift Box Set
Floyd Gottfredson - 2011
Vol. 1, "Race to Death Valley," features a dozen different adventures starring Mickey, his gal Minnie and her uncle Mortimer (not to be confused with Mickey's rival in the animated shorts!), his pals Horace Horsecollar and Butch, the villainous Pegleg Pete, and the mysterious and shrouded Fox. Relive Mickey's race to a gold mine with Pegleg Pete hot on his heels; Mickey's life on the lam; and Mickey's ringside battle with a hulking heavyweight champ! In Vol. 2: Trapped on Treasure Island, Mickey fights with pirates on desolate Treasure Island; quests with Goofy to catch ruthless counterfeiters; and battles to save windy Horace Horsecollar from mad scientists, a robbery frame-up - and himself! Bad guys "Bill Shakespeare" and hypnosis-happy Professors Ecks, Doublex, and Triplex join archenemy Pegleg Pete.