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Will Eisner The Centennial Celebration, 1917-2017

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Will Eisner’s innovative storytelling, layouts, and art on The Spirit inspired a generation, and his acclaimed run of graphic novels beginning with 1978’s A Contract with God helped pioneer the form. This catalog includes original artwork from the landmark Will Eisner Centennial Celebration exhibitions taking place in 2017 at Le Musée de la Bande Dessinée and the Society of Illustrators. Dual English/French text. Kitchen Sink Books, March 22, 2017 ISBN-13:978-1-50670-355-8 Hardcover, 10” x 14”, 176 pages $49.99 USD Order online: Amazon, Things From Another World First and foremost, this is…read more

Aliens: Salvation

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Selkirk, a God-fearing crewman aboard the space freighter Nova Maru, is forced at gunpoint to abandon ship with his captain. They crash-land on a small planet, but it is soon apparent that they have not entirely escaped the Nova Maru’s dreadful cargo. Dave Gibbons’ tale is fully realized by artists Mike Mignola and Kevin Nowlan. Writer: Dave Gibbons Penciller: Mike Mignola Inker: Kevin Nowlan Colorist: Matt Hollingsworth Cover Artist: Mike Mignola Dark Horse, September 02, 2015 Hardcover, 56 pages, 6 5/8” x 10 3/16” ISBN-13: 978-1-61655-755-3 $10.99 USD Order online: Amazon Dug up from the long, long…read more

Hellboy: The First 20 Years

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Celebrating Hellboy’s twentieth anniversary, Hellboy: The First 20 Years brings a wide selection of images in a handsome oversized hardcover. Mignola has expanded Hellboy into the most exciting group of books since the early Marvel universe, and his style has influenced art and illustration far beyond the world of comics. Selected finished pieces are shown alongside sketches and raw scans from the last twenty years. Never-before-seen art! Mignola’s best pieces from the last twenty years! Writer, Artist: Mike Mignola Colorist: Dave Stewart Dark Horse, March 19, 2014 FC, 136 pages; HC, 12 3/16” x 8”…read more

Gasoline Alley: The Complete Sundays Vol 1 1920-1922

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A new ongoing collection of Frank King’s Gasoline Alley colour Sundays, collecting the first two years of Walt and Skeezix in an excellent introductory volume. Dark Horse is proud to present the first in a series that will collect all the Sunday pages of the classic newspaper strip, in chronological order! While the daily pages focused on a continuing narrative, creator Frank King reserved the Gasoline Alley Sunday strips for wonderful, inventive interludes in which Walt Wallet, and his adopted foundling son Skeezix, reflected upon the lessons of life and…read more

Conan Vol 14: The Death

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An intimate look at Conan and his relationship with Bêlit, queen of the black coast. Conan and Bêlit are the undisputed masters of the Western Ocean, their names whispered in fearful awe all along the Black Coast. But while fellow seafarers know better than to challenge their reign, other threats arrive from unexpected places. Conan returns to Cimmeria to track down an impostor destroying villages in his name, only to discover a tragic connection to his own past! Collects Conan the Barbarian #7–#12. Writer: Brian Wood Artist: Becky Cloonan, Vasilis Lolos, Declan…read more

Grandville Bete Noire

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The latest in Bryan Talbot’s anthropomorphic steam punk epic, Grandville Bete Noire takes the familiar mystery framework and turns it on its ear, in a good way. The baffling murder of a famed Parisian artist in his locked and guarded studio takes the tenacious Detective Inspector LeBrock of Scotland Yard and his faithful adjunct, Detective Ratzi, into the cutthroat Grandville art scene to track the mysterious assassin. As the body count mounts and events spiral out of control, the investigation points to Toad Hall, where a cabal of industrialists and…read more

Marked Man

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Chaykin’s latest crime drama takes us along a familiar route with some odd turns and unnecessary choices. To the casual observer, Mark LaFarge has it going on. He’s got a beautiful wife, cute kids, a McMansion in the South Bay . . . the guy is the living embodiment of the American dream. But nothing is ever as it seems. LaFarge is a career criminal who’s never done an honest day’s work in his life . . . and that life of crime, completely separate from the life he presents…read more

Baltimore: The Curse Bells

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Immediately following the story from Baltimore: The Plague Ships we find our relentless vampire hunter working his way into a new undead situation with Baltimore: The Curse Bells. This volume collects the five issues of the mini series. A horrific ritual will create havoc on a small European town, as Lord Baltimore takes on the twisted blessing of vampiric nuns and an insane warlock! Writer: Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden Artist: Ben Stenbeck Colorist: Dave Stewart Cover Artist: Mike Mignola Genre: Horror, Action/Adventure Dark Horse, June 13, 2012 Format: FC, 144 pages; HC, 7″…read more

Afrika

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Flipping through Previews I had made a note to check out Afrika by Hermann; I didn’t want to commit until I could give it a decent thumbing. It  looked solid so I bought my local comic shop’s only copy. The masterpiece by Belgian comics creator Hermann is available in English for the first time! A misanthropic European expatriate, Dario Ferrer, acts as guardian of a Tanzanian wildlife preserve. Accompanied by Charlotte, a naïve European journalist, Ferrer discovers a village under fire from mysterious agents of the foreign-backed government. Ferrer and Charlotte must…read more

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