Standing alongside Marjane Satrapi's PERSEPOLIS and Joe Sacco's PALESTINE, Nina Bunjevac's FATHERLAND renders the searing history of the Balkans in the twentieth century through the experiences of the author and her family. In 1975, fearing her husband’s growing fanaticism, Nina Bunjevac's mother fled her marriage and adopted country of Canada, taking Nina—then only a toddler—and her older sister back to Yugoslavia to live with her parents.
A special edition of the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling graphic novel that launched Scholastic's Graphix imprint. Includes 32 pages of bonus artwork, including a brand-new illustrated poem by Jeff Smith! In 2005, Scholastic launched Graphix with the publication of Jeff Smith's BONE in full color. To celebrate ten years of publishing, we offer this special tribute edition of OUT FROM BONEVILLE. Rediscover the world of BONE . . . or explore it for the first time. Join Fone Bone, Phoney Bone, and Smiley Bone at the beginning of their incredible journey filled with wonderful and terrifying creatures. And as an extra treat, inside you'll find minicomics and artwork inspired by BONE, created by 16 bestselling, award-winning artists.
A little hero faces big challenges in the first book of this totally unique fantasy-adventure series.
The first book in the Nnewts series follows the story of Herk, a lovable Nnewt who longs for stronger legs, something his mother and father wish they could give him. When his quaint village is attacked by the reptile Lizzarks, he's forced to flee his home and leave behind the only life he's ever known. Now, all alone and on the run, Herk navigates a dangerous world filled with strange creatures and mysterious wonders, where friends are few and an evil lord is in hot pursuit.
Cartoonist Sam Zabel hasn’t drawn a comic in years. Stuck in a nightmare of creative block and despair, Sam spends his days writing superhero stories and staring at a blank piece of paper, unable to draw a single line. Then one day he finds a mysterious old comic book set on Mars and is suddenly thrown headlong into a wild, fantastic journey through centuries of comics, stories, and imaginary worlds. Funny, erotic, and thoughtful, SAM ZABEL AND THE MAGICPEN explores the pleasures, dangers, and moral consequences of fantasy.
A brilliant homage to Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window, this unique accordion book, which opens in two directions, provides a series of 20 tableaux of a street scene as it evolves across a single day and night. Providing a multitude of ongoing stories that develop across both sides of the book, readers witness the lives of single people, couples, and families as well as stories of love, separation, and possibly even murder.
With superstrength and invulnerability, Alison Green used to be one of the most powerful superheroes around. Fighting crime with other teenagers under the alter ego Mega Girl was fun --- until an encounter with Menace, her mind-reading arch enemy, showed her evidence of a sinister conspiracy, and suddenly battling giant robots didn't seem so important. Now Alison is going to college and trying to find ways to help the world while still getting to class on time. It's impossible to escape the past, however, and everyone has their own idea of what it means to be a hero.
The Teen Titans never felt like normal kids... but they had no idea how right they were. Their seemingly idyllic Oregon upbringing hides a secret --- one that will bring killers, shamans, and extraterrestrials down on their heads, and force them into an alliance that could shake the planet to its foundations!
Imagine a world where everyone has superpowers. That is, except you. You are the same old turgid, miserable, lonely loser you've always been.
But when it comes to superpowers, apparently you can indeed have too much of a good thing. With everyone able to destroy tower blocks with a single punch, any minor fracas escalates into a city-leveling combat, and the world is now in ruins as terrorism and war threaten the very survival of the planet.
What's needed is a return to normality, to devolve back from Superhuman to just human --- and there's only one man for the job: down-at-the-heels, divorced New York plumber Michael Fisher.
The renowned graphic-book author Joyce Brabner’s Second Avenue Caper is the true story of a tight-knit group of artists and activists living in New York City in the early 1980s who found themselves on the front lines in the fight against AIDS.
Daniel Stope is a small-town guy with dreams of becoming an artist. His enrollment at art school and subsequent move to the city opens up a world of possibilities. Unsurprisingly, Daniel struggles with his newfound independence --- the difficulties of big city dating and making new friends. Jamie Coe's tale is a visually powerful graphic novel that covers familiar ground with an enthralling approach.