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The Wrath of Fantômas

The Wrath of Fantômas

Fantômas, the iconic French mastermind, star of countless books, shows and films, returns to Paris for revenge! Winner of the Joe Schuster Award and the GN prize at the Festival Interpol'art.

Springheeled Jack

Springheeled Jack

High above a steampunk London of Penny Dreadfuls, Jack the Ripper and pea-soup fog... stals the legendary demon, Springheeled Jack! From his quarters in Bedlam lunatic asylum, Sir Jack Rackham hunts the creature that took his beloved. But just who or what is Springheeled Jack? Does the answer lie amongst the lunatics of Rackham's sanatorium - or in the very heart of the British Empire: with Queen Victoria at Buckingham Palace?

Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman

Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman

The Most Remarkable Human Being Ever to Draw the Breath of Life.Betrayed, robbed and left for dead by his tour manager, Merrick finds his way back to London where he is rediscovered by Dr. Frederick Treves who, unknown to Merrick, is the man responsible for his exile to Europe. Treves takes Merrick back to the London hospital where he can recover, promising to search for a cure to Merrick's condition but actually attempting to unlock the secret of his skin for his own gain.

Ronin Island

Ronin Island

After a mysterious attack wipes out the major cities of 19th century Japan, Korea, and China, survivors from all three lands find refuge on a hidden island and build a new society. Hana, the orphaned daughter of Korean peasants, and Kenichi, son of a great samurai leader, have little in common except for a mutual disdain for the other. But these young warriors will have to work together when an army invades the island with shocking news: there is a new Shogun and the Island is expected to pay fealty in exchange for protection from a new enemy...a mutated horde that threatens to wipe out all humanity. Award-winning writer Greg Pak (Firefly, Mech Cadet Yu) and artist Giannis Milonogiannis (Prophet) present a story that examines how we move forward when our past divides, set against the backdrop of a post-disaster 19th century Japan.

Liebestrasse

Liebestrasse

During the final years of the Weimar Republic, Sam meets Philip in Berlin and they fall in love. Their romance is hit with an unspeakable reality as the Nazis come to power and fascism makes them a target. Part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive digital content only available on comiXology and Kindle. These titles will be available as part of comiXology Unlimited, Kindle Unlimited and Prime Reading at release.

Muppet King Arthur

Muppet King Arthur

Many have sought the Holy Grail, and many have failed. Now the Muppets present some very good reasons why, as they recount the fantastic quest of King Arthur and his Muppets of the Round Table! This classic tale of adventure, romance, and magic is told once again, but this time with more frogs, chickens, bears, and Whatnots than you can shake Excalibur at! In the words of Fozzie, it will be a 'knight' to remember!

Chandler: Red Tide

Chandler: Red Tide

The digest-sized book combines typeset text with two same-sized illustrations per page, utilizing no word balloons or other traditional comics text conventions. A hard-boiled detective novel in the film noir style, its protagonist is a private detective named Chandler (an homage to author Raymond Chandler) who is hired by a man who claims to have been poisoned by the same people responsible for a notorious gangland slaying. As Chandler tracks down witnesses, each begins to turn up dead.

The Wolverton Bible

The Wolverton Bible

Cartoonist Basil Wolverton was known for his grotesque drawings, fantastically odd creatures, spaghetti-like hair, smoothly sculpted caricatures and insanely detailed crosshatching. His career in the golden age of comic books lasted from 1938 until 1952, after which his illustrations and caricatures extended into such publications as Life, Pageant and MAD magazines. Stylistically, he has been regarded as one of the spiritual grandfathers of underground and alternative comix. Less well known and understood is his work for the Worldwide Church of God, headed until 1986 by radio evangelist Herbert Armstrong. From 1953 through 1974, Wolverton, a deeply religious man, was commissioned and later employed by the church to write and illustrate a narrative of the Old Testament (including over 550 illustrations), some 20 apocalyptic illustrations inspired by the Book of Revelations, and dozens of cartoons and humorous illustrations for various Worldwide Church publications.

Gypsies of the High Seas

Gypsies of the High Seas

The good-looking and hotheaded Nadau, carpenter by trade, is also one of the finest blades of the country: it is said he is the son of the legendary D'Artagnan. On top of that, he's fallen in love... with not one girl, but two: the beautiful Roma twins Angelina and Leane, fiery and fiercely loyal. But a curse seems to be upon the happy lovers, driving them halfway across the world looking for a place to call home. Along the way, they will become the Gypsies of the High Seas.

Cartoons for Victory

Cartoons for Victory

The home front during World War II was one of blackouts, Victory Gardens, war bonds and scrap drives. It was also a time of social upheaval with women on the assembly line and in the armed forces and African-Americans serving and working in a Jim Crow war effort. See how Superman, Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse and others helped fight World War II via comic books and strips, single-panel and editorial cartoons, and even ads. Cartoons for Victory showcases wartime work by cartoonists such as Charles Addams (The Addams Family), Harold Gray (Little Orphan Annie), Harvey Kurtzman (Mad magazine), Will Eisner, as well as many other known cartoonists. Over 90% of the cartoons and comics in this book have not been seen since their first publication.

Berlin

Berlin

The first serialized installment in a critically-acclaimed graphic novel trilogy spanning the brilliant and dangerous years of the Weimar Republic of Germany. Artists, journalists, communists, fascists, police, poets, lovers and workers cross paths while they dance the decadent city of Berlin into the arms of growing fascism. Life is not a cabaret for the denizens of Europe's fascinating city of stones.

Springtime In Chernobyl

Springtime In Chernobyl

April 26, 1986, Chernobyl: the reactor core of the nuclear power plant begins to melt. It is the greatest nuclear disaster of the twentieth century. A cloud laden with radionuclides travels thousands of miles in every direction, contaminating a populace unaware of its danger and who cannot protect themselves. At that time, Emmanuel Lepage was 19 years old, watching and listening, incredulous, to the news on television. 22 years later, April 2008: Lepage travels to Chernobyl to report, both in writing and drawings, about the lives of the survivors and their children living on the highly contaminated land. Upon making the decision to travel there, Emmanuel has the feeling that he is defying death, and when he finds himself on a train to Ukraine, where the old power station is located, a question keeps popping up in his mind: What am I doing here?

From Hell: Master Edition

From Hell: Master Edition

Jack is back—and this time, the blood is red. “My all-time favorite graphic novel… an immense, majestic work about the Jack the Ripper murders, the dark Victorian world they happen in, and the birth of the 20th century.”—Warren Ellis, Entertainment Weekly. Experience FROM HELL as never seen before: fully restored and in color for the first time! Five unsolved murders. Two of the greatest creators in the history of comics. One sprawling conspiracy, one metropolis on the brink of the 20th century, and one bloody-minded Ripper ushering London into the modern age of terror. The award-winning bestseller FROM HELL, often ranked among the greatest graphic novels of all time, takes on haunting new dimensions in FROM HELL: The Master Edition, enhanced with impressionistic hues by Eddie Campbell himself.

Knights of the Golden Sun

Knights of the Golden Sun

Knights of the Golden Sun is our all-new mythology based action/adventure comic book. What if there was more to fate than we knew? What if our fate was completely out of our hands? Four hundred years separate the Old Testament from the New Testament and during that time, neither man nor angel could hear God's divine message. In His absence, an age of chaos began. With humanity at a standstill, a power struggle erupts between the Archangels and The Fallen, who ignore Father's orders, over who will control His throne. What role will humanity have in the deciding of their fate? Who will rule Providence and all that comes with it?

Geronimo Stilton

Geronimo Stilton

The incredibly popular Geronimo Stilton appears in graphic novel form for the first time in the U.S., with all-new stories never seen in America. Over 10 million copies sold of the chapter books! Geronimo lives in New Mouse City on Mouse island with his friends and relatives. He works at The Rodent’s Gazette, the city’s most famous newspaper. In this series of graphic novels, Geronimo travels through time to defend history from his arch nemeses, the Pirate Cats. These calculating cats travel back in time to make themselves supreme rulers of Mouse Island! In “The Discovery of America,” Geronimo and co. join Christopher Columbus on his voyage from Italy to the New World in 1492 in order to stop the Pirate Cats and save all of the mice on Mouse Island.

Nat Turner

Nat Turner

The story of Nat Turner and his slave rebellion-which began on August 21, 1831, in Southampton County, Virginia-is known among school children and adults. To some he is a hero, a symbol of Black resistance and a precursor to the civil rights movement; to others he is monster-a murderer whose name is never uttered.In Nat Turner, acclaimed author and illustrator Kyle Baker depicts the evils of slavery in this moving and historically accurate story of Nat Turner's slave rebellion. Told nearly wordlessly, every image resonates with the reader as the brutal story unfolds.This graphic novel collects all four issues of Kyle Baker's critically acclaimed miniseries together for the first time in hardcover and paperback. The book also includes a new afterword by Baker.

Judenhass

Judenhass

An examination of the historical roots of the Holocaust through quotes from historical personages drawn in a photorealism style from period photographs. Begun in response to the sixtieth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz (2005) it is released to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the founding of Israel.
Genre: Historical

The White Lama

The White Lama

A Tibetan-set mystical adventure of treachery, martial arts, and spiritual redemption by Alexandro Jodorowsky and Georges Bess. Late 19th century Tibet, after the Grand Lama Mipam dies, Gabriel, the orphan of white explorers, is chosen as his reincarnation. As he is raised by a local family, the seeds of corruption and despair sprout across the land, and it will be up to the White Lama to fight his way back to the light. Alexandro Jodorowsky ( The Metabarons, The Incal ) partners with artist Georges Bess ( Son of the Gun ) to tell a breath-taking & spiritual epic adventure set at the “Roof of the World."


The Forgotten Slaves of Tromelin

The Forgotten Slaves of Tromelin

This story takes place on a tiny, far-flung island in the middle of the Indian Ocean, whose nearest neighbor is Madagascar, 500 kilometers away... In 1760, the Utile, a ship carrying black slaves from Africa, was shipwrecked here and abandoned by her crew. The surviving slaves had to struggle to stay alive in this desolate land for fifteen years... When this tale got back to France, it became the cornerstone of the battle of Enlightenment to outlaw slavery. More than two hundred years later, the artist Sylvain Savoia accompanied the first archeological mission in search of understanding how these men and women, who had come from the high mountains of Madagascar, had survived alone in the middle of the ocean. This is the story of that mission, through which we're exposed to the extraordinary story of the slaves themselves.

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