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The Gods Trilogy (Discworld, #7,13,20)
Terry Pratchett - 2000
It rides through space on the back of four elephants* which, in turn, are standing on the shell of an enormous turtle.But just because it is being borne through space on the back of a turtle, doesn't mean it doesn't need gods...The Gods Trilogy is a bumper volume containing the complete text of three of Terry Pratchett's celebrated novels:PYRAMIDSIt isn't easy, being a teenage pharaoh: you're not allowed to carry money; uninhibited young women peel grapes for you and the Great Pyramid has just exploded because of paracosmic instability . . .SMALL GODSBrutha is the Chosen One. His god has spoken to him, admittedly while currently in the shape of a tortoise; and Brutha now has a mission.HOGFATHERIt's the night before Hogswatch . . . and it's too quiet. There's snow, there're robins, there're trees covered with decorations, but there's a notable lack of the big fat man who delivers the toys . . . He's gone.*There used to be five, but that's another story entirely
Harry Turtledove - 1994
In the northland ruled Gerin the Fox, who paid no tribute to the Southern Empire. So long as they keep the savage Trokmoi at bay, the Empire lets the Borderlands have their freedom. There's a new wizard leading the Trokmoi, however. . . .
Sword of the Archon
D.P. Prior - 2010
Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, plague breaks out in the streets of Sarum, and a horde of undead rises from the sacred burial mounds of the Dreamers.Prompted by a voice from the Abyss, the liche Dr. Cadman has discovered a piece of the mythical Statue of Eingana and corrupted its power, but worse than that, an ancient enemy has noticed and turns his eyes once more upon the Earth.Those with understanding know all too well the threat that hangs over Creation and have taken great pains to ward against it.
LEGO Ninjago #10: The Phantom Ninja
Greg Farshtey - 2014
. . or are they? Much to the brave warriors' astonishment, a new gray ninja is on the scene! Is the Phantom Ninja friend or foe, and will his reckless fighting style sabotage the rescue mission before it even starts?
Myth Adventures Two: From the Novel, Another Fine Myth by Robert Asprin (grapic novel)
Robert Lynn Asprin - 1986
Skeeve and Aahz return in the hilarious (and visually fantastic) Myth Adventures Two—the conclusion to the graphic novel adaptation of Robert Asprin's Another Fine Myth.
Storms of Victory
Andre Norton - 1991
Contains the two stories, "Port of Dead Ships" and "Seakeep."In the wake of their defeat of Pagin of Karsten, the Witches of Estcarp await news of those who have been lost or missing since the battle, and a young Sulcar woman awakens to her Power only to do battle with an ancient evil.
J. Robert King - 2002
This is the first major novel release since the Odyssey cycle revamped a large part of the "Magic: The Gathering" world. This novel will reveal further changes to the Magic world. The land is in upheaval. The forest grows out of control. The mountains erupt. The seas boil. The swamps spew acid, and the plains turn to desert. Yet, amidst the turmoil there is civilization, brutal and unforgiving. Pit fighters battle to the death before tremendous crowds, making some rich, while others lose everything in one stroke of a sword. The games must continue. So must the struggle for survival.
Doctor Strange: Into the Dark Dimension
Roger Stern - 1984
Doctor Strange, the master of the mystic arts, starts his day by curing a mystically cursed sword and ends it by overthrowing a dimensional dictator! The Sorcerer Supreme faces threats on cruise ships, military bases and alien planets, seeking to restore the cosmic balance! And as the origins of the Dark Dimension stand revealed, Strange's true love, Clea, heads the rebellion against her evil mother, Umar! Featuring the Black Knight and the Beyonder!
The Darwath Trilogy: The Time of the Dark, The Walls of Air, and The Armies of Daylight
Barbara Hambly - 2012
She knows the Crusades, the Black Death, and the other horrors of the Middle Ages all too well, but it is another kind of atrocity that has begun to haunt her dreams. She sees forces of evil assaulting a beleaguered kingdom, whose kind people are on the brink of annihilation, and awakes each morning in a cold sweat.In The Time of the Dark, Gil dismisses the dreams until a wizard appears in her apartment. He has crossed into her dimension, passing through the fraying fabric of the universe, to ask her help. For mankind to survive he must protect an infant prince, whom he plans to hide in Gil's world. She is about to get much closer to evil than she ever imagined.In The Walls of Air and The Armies of Daylight, Gil and Rudy know the world is no longer safe and there is nowhere to hide from the Dark. Since the Dark Ones returned, the world has been laid to waste. The land’s wizards have been slaughtered, its cities destroyed, and its people scattered in terror. Few have witnessed more of the destruction than Gil and Rudy, and both of them will need all their strength to survive this final challenge.Ingold, the master wizard, has devised a spell to hide the user from the deathly stare of the Dark, and he intends to use it to strike at their very heart. Finally, Gil, Rudy, and the rest of mankind’s survivors will take the offensive, bringing an end to this terrible war, for better or for worse.
Ragnarok, Vol. 2: The Lord of the Dead
Walter Simonson - 2017
But the long-held belief that evil would be destroyed along with the gods in that final conflagration proved false. Only the gods died. The Nine Worlds collapsed and became the Dusk Lands, a vast twilight realm inhabited by men, trolls, demons, and shattered kingdoms, under the tyranny of the Great Enemies. After hundreds of years, a single god emerged into the post-Ragnarok world, Thor, the God of Thunder. But Angantyr, the Lord of the Dead, has discovered his reappearance, and unleashes his draugar, the undead walkers, against the Thunder God, seeking to destroy the last vestige of the former worlds, and the only hope for the present one.
FCBD 2019: Stranger Things/Black Hammer
Jody Houser - 2019
In Stranger Things, writer Jody Houser and artist Ibrahim Moustafa bring the adventuring party back together after Eleven's disappearance, as Nancy and Steve find a way to lift the spirits of a despondent Mike. Perhaps all it takes is a roll of the dice. Then, in the world of the Eisner Award-winning Black Hammer series creator Jeff Lemire, guest writer Ray Fawkes, and artist David Rubín, take the reader on an EC-style tour through Madame Dragonfly's mysterious Cabin of Horrors to witness two groups of brand-new Black Hammer heroes from the past! Learn more at FreeComicBookDay.com.
Fall of the Sith Empire
Kevin J. Anderson - 1998
Anderson takes us back to the Sith Empire's first salvo against the Republic!The Sith Empire has rallied its forces for an all-out battle for control of the galaxy. Their goal: crush the Republic. And with so many Sith masters amongst them, the goal is not unachievable. As Naga Sadow readies his fleet to attack, one lone person threatens to undermine the entire campaign -- Jori Daragon. She isn't a Jedi. She doesn't come from a military background or have a history of fighting. She's an explorer, a mapper of hyperspace who stumbled on the plans of the Sith. And she just may be the savior of the Republic. Star Wars novelist Kevin J. Anderson continues the adventures of a time before the Clone Wars, before the Death Star, and before the rise of the Empire.
Fathom: The Definitive Edition
Michael Layne Turner - 2008
The one we know, and the one below. Aspen Matthews has always been drawn to the sea, that is why she became a marine biologist. But when an underwater experiment goes horribly wrong, Aspen discovers her connection to life under the sea is far more than scientific. She discovers that she is able to live and thrive beneath the sea!Aspen is thrilled to bring you the most complete collection of Michael Turner's first-ever creator owned series, Fathom, with this amazing Fathom: The Definitive Edition Trade Paperback! Inside, readers will find the rare Fathom Preview, issues #0 and #1/2, both of which have never been collected in a trade before now! Issues #1 through #9, including the special add-in pages, plus the sold out issues #10 and #11, also making their first trade debut!Re-envisioned pages and excerpts from issues #12 through #14, focusing on Aspen and Cannon's ordeal with Vana! Both original Fathom Swimsuit issues featuring pin-ups from a host of today's top artists, along with a jam-packed cover gallery and more seldom seen Fathom goodies as only Michael Turner and Aspen could deliver! We'll also be including the complete Aspen Extended Edition which bridges the gap between Fathom Volume 1 and Volume 2, and also features the first appearance of everyone's favorite Blue warrior goddess, Kiani! Combine all that together, and you have 496 massive pages of everything that was Fathom Volume 1.
Doctor Who: Voyager
Steve Parkhouse - 2012
Classic comic strips from the pages of Doctor Who Magazine!The Sixth Doctor, Peri and their shapeshifting penguin chum Frobisher take a madcap journey through space, time and magical realms in this first volume of their comic strip adventures from the pages of Doctor Who Magazine!This book features the following digitally restored stories, reprinted in their original episodic format for the first time: THE SHAPE SHIFTER, VOYAGER, POLLY THE GLOT, ONCE UPON A TIME LORD, WAR-GAME, FUNHOUSE, KANE'S STORY, ABEL'S STORY, THE WARRIOR'S STORY and FROBISHER'S STORY!Tasked to retrieve a set of stolen starcharts by the awesome and terrifying Voyager, the Doctor must pursue the insane Time Lord Astrolabus across the universe, across world of fantasy and imagination, far-flung planets, and even the pages of a children's storybook.Along the way there are reunions with the eminent Professor Ivan Asimoff and the despicable Dogbolter, a run-in with a sentient house, swordplay with a Draconian Overlord, and even a quick trip to New York!Featuring astonishing artwork from the legendary John Ridgway (Judge Dredd, Hellblazer) plus scripts from Steve Parkhouse (The BoJeffries Saga) and Alan McKenzie (2000 AD).AN ESSENTIAL COLLECTION FOR FANS OF DOCTOR WHO AND CLASSIC BRITISH COMICS!