Slice of Life comic
Nicky Marshall was saved by rock and roll or so he likes to think. An awkward upbringing and turmoil following his father's suicide led Nicky to form a band called Ecstasy with his childhood friend Drey. The music takes them to Los Angeles, raw and gritty and teeming with personalities. Nicky thinks they're ready for stardom, but no one's ever ready for stardom. This first of four oversized issues begins in the 1980s, grows out of grassroots clubs & introduces Ecstasy to the world whether it's ready for them or not. From the brand new team of Holly Interlandi on scripts and Sally Cantirino on pencils & inks, this unique, heartbreaking story is about letting the music in... how it changes you and affects everyone around you, for better & worse.
The Magic returns like never before! Sabrina Spellman is your average teenager by day, attending Greendale High where her crush Harvey plays for the school basketball team. But by night, Sabrina enters the magic realm where she hones her witchcraft and attends charm school with the handsome and mysterious Shinji! Start from the very beginning as Sabrina deals with her two eccentric aunts and her conflicting lives in the Mortal and Magic realms, presented with a manga-style makeover! Amidst all the high school mischief, magic and romance, a real threat is growing in the Magic Realm -- and it may hit closer to home than Sabrina ever expected!
Drawn with a dynamic pen line and explosive color, Zegas tells the story of two young siblings adrift in a surreal, futuristic city. Upbeat Emily dreams of becoming a fashion designer but in the meantime needs to make rent money, while her moody brother, Boston, seeks to overcome his social anxiety and pursues an intriguing woman who is—unfortunately for him—seeing someone else. Throughout these lushly rendered stories, the Zegas siblings navigate their way through bad drugs, worse jobs, and confoundingly vague drunk texts. In this strange world full of alien creatures, neon buildings, and dreamlike landscapes, the relatable Emily and Boston bring us down to earth.
- Issue # TPB (19 hours ago)
Mia, Gauthier, Louka and Zouzou are inseparable. Like most teenagers, they’d much rather be playing video games or making music than doing their homework. Mia, the only girl in the group, doesn’t really seem to click with the other girls in her class. But as they grow up, her tight-knit friendship group will become more and more complicated as girl-boy relationships start to get interesting…
News photographer Phil Sheldon's back, with the man-on-the-street's perspective on the big events of the Marvel Universe!
A poetic tale of a life at sea, exploring how travel, adventure, and chance encounters can shape both individuals and future generations. PUBLICATION IN 2 VOLUMES - COMPLETED WORK. Gregory Mardon pays a heartfelt homage to his grandfather, who left from Northern France in the 1930s to enlist in the French Navy and went on countless globe-spanning adventures. A story full of tenderness, humor, and melancholy, told with keen insight and intimacy.
Take a trip back to one of the best-known periods in Archie history, and see the lessons learned from the day-to-day happenings at Riverdale High! ARCHIE AT RIVERDALE HIGH VOL. 1 is the first of a chronological collection of titles featuring the 1970s series
Collects a dozen comic short stories by the acclaimed cartoonist behind Fante Bukowski and The Hypo. Noah Van Sciver is a keen observer of the human condition, exploring the decisions people make that make, break, and define them. Disquiet showcases the best of his short comics work, including: "The Death Of Elijah Lovejoy," the story of the midwestern abolitionist in the 1830s;"The Lizard Who Laughed," a painfully dysfunctional reunion; and "Punks V. Lizards," an anarchic and darkly comic piece of absurdity that blends Quadrophenia with Jurassic Park.
- Issue # TPB (yesterday)
Life isn't easy for little Brenda, whose single teenage mom is immature, selfish, and prone to violent mood swings. Brenda takes care of her as best she can, missing out on many childhood joys to be her mother's Little Mama. Sadly, her already challenging existence gets even worse when her mom's abusive boyfriend moves in. Brenda loves having a new baby brother, but her home life soon turns into pure living hell. Finally she reaches her breaking point, and has to find the courage to save herself and embark on the difficult road towards recovery. A heartbreaking and inspiring tale of abuse and survival.
In the middle of a quiet, not-so-special clearing in the woods, a wee tiny whatsit wakes up without any memory at all. So he sets off in search of his maker, as well as some sense of purpose in Life. Along the way, he encounters a bizarre cast of silly, helpful, and oddly poignant characters who teach him how to survive this crazy game called Existence.The Big Empty Life of Alphonse Tabouret is an existential fairy tale about Life, Love, Loss, and the search for answers to questions we all ask nobody in particular. While cute and silly on the surface, almost every encounter is metaphorical (without being heavy-handedly so). This adorably engaging and heartwarming tale invites the reader to decipher the life lessons gleaned by Alphonse in personal terms that speak to today's social conditions. Through the innocent lens of simple, cute characterization, readers are presented with honest questions about parenting, materialism, addiction, codependency, narcissism, depression, and the search for meaning that we all undergo every day.
Frustrated with his dead end career as a chicken feed rep, Joe is looking for something. Turns out that "something" is a four-month-old black lab puppy named Kinski. Joe is going to save this dog. What at first seems like a simple rescue mission escalates into a righteous crusade... but crusades don't usually work out so well, do they? Kinski is written and drawn by Gabriel Hardman.
In this graphic novel, presented in English for the first time, the Italian "Crumb" portrays a lost generation of late 1970s/early 1980s teenagers coping with family problems, school, sex, and drugs. A true visionary, with a fluid line and an uncanny sense of color and composition, Pazienza's innovative graphic style served up stories that were iconoclastic, outrageous, humorous, and deeply personal, often based on himself and his microcosm of friends and collaborators. Pazienza was a revolutionary cartoonist who ushered an underground sensibility to Italian and European comics, breaking from the more staid tradition of genteel adult (and children's) graphic albums.
- Issue # TPB (2 days ago)
The award-winning graphic memoir about Israel that offers more questions than answers about identity and politics. Sarah Glidden is a progressive Jewish American twentysomething who is both vocal about and critical of Israeli politics in the Holy Land. When a debate with her mother prods her to sign up for a Birthright Israel tour, Glidden expects to find objective facts to support her strong opinions. During her two weeks in Israel, Glidden takes advantage of the opportunity to ask the people she meets about the fraught and complex issue of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but their answers only lead her to question her own take on the conflict. Simple linework and gorgeous watercolors spotlight Israel's countryside, urban landscapes, and religious landmarks. With straightforward sincerity, lovingly observed anecdotes, and a generous dose of self-deprecating humor, How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less is accessible while retaining Glidden's distinctive perspective. Over the course of this touching memoir, Glidden comes to terms with the idea that there are no easy answers to the world's problems, and that is okay. This debut book landed on several best-of-the-year lists, including Entertainment Weekly's; earned a YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens distinction; and won an Ignatz Award. Her second book, Rolling Blackouts, which documents her experience shadowing journalists in Turkey, Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria, will also come out this fall from Drawn & Quarterly.
- Issue # TPB (2 days ago)
In the late '60s, underground comix changed the way comics readers saw the medium but there was an important pronoun missing from the revolution. In 1972, ten women cartoonists got together in San Francisco to rectify the situation and produce the first and longest-lasting all-woman comics anthology,Wimmen's Comix. Within two years the Wimmen's Comix Collective had introduced cartoonists like Roberta Gregory and Melinda Gebbie to the comics-reading public, and would go on to publish some of the most talented women cartoonists in America ― Carol Tyler, Mary Fleener, Dori Seda, Phoebe Gloeckner, and many others. In its twenty year run, the women of Wimmen's tackled subjects the guys wouldn't touch with a ten-foot pole: abortion, menstruation, masturbation, castration, lesbians, witches, murderesses, and feminists. Most issues of Wimmen's Comix have been long out of print, so it's about time these pioneering cartoonists' work received their due.
Willard Penn is a struggling comic book artist with an unexpected hit and a very unexpected problem. After Dark Hour, his comic about an unlucky-in-love superhero sells out, Willard is hit with a bad case of writer's block - and his creation is refusing to sit still and wait for it to pass. Literally.
Classic Betty and Veronica-style stories make their return with this collection of fun tales that see the two iconic BFFs get the Hollywood treatment and experience some matinee madness!
- Issue #1 (6 months ago)
A satirical autobiography about a young Frenchman and his hilarious, yet poignant, adventures in the heart of Afghanistan. PUBLICATION IN 1 VOLUME - COMPLETED WORK. It's 2005. Nicolas Wild is a French cartoonist. He's broke and about to be homeless. He's a man without a plan. That is until destiny shows up in his inbox: a paid job... In Afghanistan! In his graphic Travelogue series, Nicolas Wild brilliantly explores the differences between the Afghan cultures around him and his own, as he and his fellow expat friends crash Asura celebrations, avoid the afterlife, and muse on the differences between Christian Easter egg hunts and Islamic penance.
- Issue # TPB (6 months ago)
These legendary stories, from the classic first fifteen issues of Bagge's Hate comic, are a defining icon of Seattle's early 1990s culture, as well as Generation X in general. This is the first time these hilarious stories, starring the hapless Buddy Bradley and his cast of loser cohorts, have ever been available under one cover, and never have they been available at such a low price! Bagge's riotous tales of the early 1990s subculture are more hilarious now than ever, and find out why he has been praised by R. Crumb, Matt Groening, John Kricfalusi, Publishers Weekly, Entertainment Weekly and many more as a comedy genius.
- Issue # TPB (6 months ago)