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The Complete Little Orphan Annie Volume One: 1924-1927

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The Complete Little Orphan Annie is the second series to be released under IDW’s The Library of American Comics imprint, edited and designed by Dean Mullaney.  Volume One will contain more than 1,000 daily comics in nine complete stories, from the very first strip in August 1924 through October 1927. In the pages of “Will Tomorrow Ever Come?” readers will discover how Annie escapes the orphanage and is ultimately adopted by “Daddy;” how she finds that loveable mutt Sandy and rescues him from being tortured; how she meets the Silos, who become…read more

Undertaker V2: The Dance of the Vultures

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Undertaker Jonas Crow, along with the English governess Rose and her Chinese maid Lin, have to get the gold-filled corps of old Mr. Cusco back to the mining vein they call ‘Red Chance’. They have three days. Three days, a hearse, 50 miles ahead of them, and an entire town of discontented miners to deal with! Europe Comics, October 2016 Written by Xavier Dorison Art by Ralph Meyer 56 Pages $10.99 Read Online: Izneo, Amazon.com, Amazon.ca While continuing the tale from V1, this volume undertakes a completely different story type to keep…read more

Star Wars The Classic Newspaper Comics Vol 2

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Al Williamson on early 1980s Star Wars? Absolutely! After consuming Volume 1 and enjoying the stories and what new elements were brought to the pre-Empire days I was hungry for the next volume. After cracking it open and giving it a quick thumbing I was blown away by the Al Williamson art. I skipped to his work and started from there, marvelling at each gorgeous black and white panel. Going back to the Alcala strips afterwards I found I just couldn’t get into them. This art was jarringly different then what came…read more

The George Herriman Library: Krazy & Ignatz 1916-1918

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For nearly 30 years, George Herriman’s hilarious, poetic masterpiece Krazy Kat graced the Sunday pages of America’s newspapers. Featuring the love triangle of “kat,” “mice,” and “pupp,” each of Herriman’s pages is a work of transcendent art, crackling with verbal wit and graphic brilliance, earning the moniker from many as the best comics strip ever created. This new hardcover collection of all the full-sized Sunday pages from 1916 through 1918 brings back into print the inventive language, haunting vistas, and beguiling brick throwing that makes this strip so special. Perfect for Herriman…read more

Comanche V.1: Red Dust

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A lone cowboy rides into town and all hell breaks loose… Sound familiar? Here is yet another take on the beloved Wild West trope, complete with corrupt law enforcement officers, a town drunk, guns for hire, a brave young woman trying to hold on to her failing ranch, vicious people with wealth and power trying to take it from her, a couple of cow-herders, and a colorful cast of characters with names like Red Dust, Ten Gallons, and of course… Comanche. Europe Comics, October 2017 Written by Greg Art by…read more

Expedition V.1: The Lion Of Nubia

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When former Roman soldier Marcus Livius is arrested in Egypt, starving and half mad, he is swiftly accused of desertion and murder. He denies the charges and embarks on an incredible tale… His story begins with the discovery of a body surrounded by documents written in an unknown language, as well as spectacular jewels and other items all suggesting the existence of a rich and powerful civilization previously unknown to Rome. Under the orders of Centurion Caius Bracca, Marcus decides to desert, and along with nine other men begins a…read more

The Collected Toppi Volume One: The Enchanted World

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Presenting the first in a seven-volume library of works by master illustrator Sergio Toppi. The self-taught artist is widely considered one of the world’s greatest visionaries in the art of sequential storytelling, with his evocative, detail-oriented pen-and-ink style tearing down the boundaries of what before him was considered or accepted to be “comics.” His work has influenced generations of contemporary masters who sing his praises, including Frank Miller, Walt Simonson, Bill Sienkiewicz, Denys Cowan, Ashley Wood, and many, many more. This first volume, The Enchanted World, contains eleven tales of…read more

Undertaker V1: The Gold Eater

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Undertaker Jonas Crow is charged with transporting the coffin of an ex-miner become millionaire back to the mining vein that made his fortune. The funeral should have been a calm affair, but there’s an unexpected turn of events: on the eve of his death, Joe Cusco swallowed all his gold, so as to carry it with him for all eternity. Unfortunately, the secret was leaked, provoking the fury of all the miners of Anoki City. They can’t just leave such a fortune to be buried while they’re sweating their souls…read more

Tyler Cross V.2: Angola

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Our hero’s luck turns against him. What seemed like a risk-free gig that should have got him some easy cash turns into a fast-track to Hell for Tyler Cross. A hell called “Angola,” the biggest high-security prison in the United States, surrounded by swamps and crushed by the sweltering Louisiana sunshine. And then just to put the cherry on the cake, the Scarfo clan has put a price on his head, and there are a whole load of Sicilians among Tyler’s fellow inmates… If Tyler ever manages to get out…read more

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