Includes graphics, through which we can watch people pass, stop, meet, return, wait and play out the strange and funny choreography of life. This is a novel about a simple park bench - and the people who walk by or linger - poignant, life-affirming and original.
Few contemporaries captured Britain's indomitable wartime spirit as well or as wittily as the cartoonist Carl Giles. In this book, the very best of the cartoons he produced between 1939 and 1945 are brought together. It also includes his take on the great events of the war - from the Fall of France, via D-Day, to the final Allied victory.
Lord Asriel, draws her to the heart of a terrible struggle - a struggle born of Gobblers and stolen children, witch clans and armored bears. Lyra hurtles toward danger in the cold far North, never suspecting the shocking truth, that she alone is destined to win, or to lose, this more-than-mortal battle.
/Neil Gaiman /Dave McKean, Chris Bachalo and /Mark Buckingham, illustrators From the pages of THE SANDMAN LIBRARY Neil Gaiman tells the story of the one day every hundred years when Death, older sister of The Sandman, walks among humans to gain a better understanding of
Hook Jaw - the comic so controversial, it got banned! Pat Mills and Ramon Sola's classic 70s 'sharksploitation' strip is collected in one volume by Titan Comics, featuring the great white shark that targets the corrupt and greedy!
The Badger is back! In the middle of a gang war, wanted for murder, alone and outside the law, Detective Inspector LeBrock is on the run from both the police and gangster assassins, the victim of a diabolical scheme to annihilate himself and everyone he holds dear, engineered by crime lord Tiberius Koenig, one of the most despicable villains...
This collection of 20 essays analyzes the psychology behind Wonder Woman, the powerful superhero created by William Moulton Marston. The book includes studies of Marston's role in the history of forensic psychology and the ways in which differences in culture and gender can contribute to alienation, but also to personal empowerment.
"This generously illustrated work offers a comprehensive history and retrospective of the black-and-white horror comics that flourished on the newsstands from 1964 to 2004. With a catalog of original magazines, complete credits and insightful analysis, it highlights an important but overlooked period in the history of comics"--Provided by publisher.
This first full-length, scholarly study of comic books as a narrative form attempts to explain why comic books, traditionally considered to be juvenile trash literature, have in the 1980s been used by serious artists to tell realistic stories for adults.
Argues that comics constitute complex cultural documents that create a dialogue between mainstream values and alternative beliefs that question or complicate the grand narratives of the era. Close analysis of individual titles, including EC comics, Superman, romance comics, and other, more obscure works, reveals the ways Cold War culture manifests itself in the comic books of the era.
It is spring 2012 and 40,000 people have died since the start of the Syrian Arab Spring. In the wake of this, Yasmine has set up a clandestine hospital in the north of the country. The town that she lives in is controlled by Assad's brutal regime, but is relatively stable. This story of Syria illuminates a complicated situation in detail.
This is a powerful and timely story about one boy's epic journey across Africa to Europe, a graphic novel for all children with glorious colour artwork throughout. From Eoin Colfer, previously Irish Children's Laureate, and the team behind his bestselling Artemis Fowl graphic novels.
Explores the connections between comics and Gothic from four different critical angles: historical, formal, cultural and textual. It identifies structures, styles and themes drawn from the literary Gothic and discusses the presence of these in British and American comics today, paying particular attention to the emergence of the DC Vertigo imprint.
Peterson, a moderately successful artist, is finally given a chance to shine at the Beerpoele biennial festival. However, upon arrving in the village, he realises the festival is a little more amateur and its organisers a little more laid-back than he had expected.
Celebrated cartoonist Darryl Cunningham draws compelling portraits of seven scientists who for reasons of gender, race, mental health, poverty - excessive wealth, even - have not won the recognition they deserve. Antoine Lavoisier, Mary Anning, George Washington Carver, Alfred Wegener, Nikola Tesla, Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Fred Hoyle.
From the pages of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, the seven Dark Knights of the Dark Multiverse take center stage in these one-shots furthere exploring the Nightmare Batmen from Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo s epic graphic novel saga!
The Nightmare Batmen have descended to Earth from the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL. Against an army of Dark Knights, can members of the Justice League, Teen Titans and Suicide Squad come together to form a resistance to stop them?
Every week a supply boat leaves provisions, yet the fishermen never leave their boat, and never meet him.
Years spent on this deserted rock, with imagination his sole companion, has made the lighthouse keeper something more than alone, something else entirely.
The Drunken Sailor traces the life of Arthur Rimbaud: poet, surrealist, libertine and gun runner. Told entirely in Rimbaud's own words, from a new translation of Le bateau ivre, The Drunken Sailor confirms Nick Hayes' place as one of the most talented graphic novelists at work today.
Presents ten essays that explore the point where social justice meets the Justice League. Ranging from comics to video games, Netflix, and cosplay, this volume builds a platform for important voices in comics research, engaging with controversy and community to provide deeper insight and thus inspire change.
In his first full length work since Shortcomings in 2007, Adrian Tomine has produced another unforgettable collection of stories and characters: 'Amber Sweet' shows the disastrous impact of mistaken identity in a hyper-connected world;
In Che: A Revolutionary Life, Jon Lee Anderson and Jose Hernandez reveal the man behind the myth, creating a complex portrait of this passionate idealist. Combining Anderson's unprecedented access and research with Hernandez's emotionally gripping artwork, Che resurrects the man for a new generation of readers.
Cassandra Darke is an art dealer, mean, selfish, solitary by nature, living in Chelsea in a house worth GBP7 million. On the scale of villainy, fraud seems to Cassandra a rather paltry offence - her own crime involving `no violence, no weapon, no dead body'.
Rafah, a town at the southernmost tip of the Gaza Strip, is a squalid place. Seemingly a footnote to a long history of killing, that day in Rafah - coldblooded massacre or dreadful mistake - reveals the competing truths that have come to define an intractable war.
The entrancing story of the Bronte sisters' childhood imaginary world, from the New York Times bestselling graphic novelistFour children: Charlotte, Branwell, Emily and Anne have invented a world so real and vivid that they can step right into it. And what happens to an imaginary world when its creators grow up?