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The graphic novel that inspired the new Armando Iannucci movie which includes an all-star cast - Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jason Isaacs, Michael Palin, and Jeffrey Tambor. Fear, corruption and treachery abound in this political satire set in the aftermath of Stalin's death in the Soviet Union in 1953. When the leader of the Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin, has a stroke - the political gears begin to turn, plunging the super-state into darkness, uncertainty and near civil war. The struggle for supreme power will determine the fate of the nation and of the world. And it all really happened.
Rare and delicious fungi spell trouble for an ambitious restaurateur in this sumptuously painted graphic novel from one of Scotland's most imaginative young cartoonists. This thrilling page-turner, a fascinating glimpse into the high-pressure world of big-city restaurants, is a must-read for foodies, Anglophiles, Food Network fans, and those with a taste for beautiful, terrible people. Tulip and his brother Rowan have left the simple comforts of their remote Scottish island with a plan: to grow succulent, organic vegetables in an idyllic market garden, and to open a restaurant serving these wholesome culinary delights to the busy sprawl of London. The world of fine dining seems impossibly competitive... until they discover a deliriously scrumptious new species of mushroom. The dish brings diners in droves, catapulting their small restaurant to success beyond their wildest dreams. Now, pressured by the demands of a hungry city, Tulip is desperate to crack the secret of
Marjorie Glatt's life hasn't been the same ever since she discovered a group of ghosts hiding in her family's laundromat. Wendell, who died young and now must wander the earth as a ghost with nothing more than a sheet for a body, soon became one of Marjorie's only friends. But when Marjorie finally gets accepted by the popular kids at school, she begins to worry that if anyone learns about her secret ghost friends, she'll be labeled as a freak who sees dead people. With Marjorie's insistence on keeping Wendell's ghost identity a secret from her new friends, Wendell begins to feel even more invisible than he already is. Eliza Duncan feels invisible, too. She's an avid photographer, and her zealous interest in finding and photographing ghosts gets her labeled as different by all the other kids in school. Constantly on the outside, Eliza begins to feel like a ghost
Master French cartoonist Andr? Franquin presents a collection of standalone strips highlighting the torments of human existence. Die Laughing takes aim at everyone and everything in this scathing critique of modern life, but is particularly ruthless toward animal abusers, the military industrial complex, and death penalty enthusiasts. Die Laughing is filled with visual gags and gag-inducing visuals that are sure to haunt you.
Douglas Adams' holistic detective Dirk Gently has his comic book adventures collected here in DIRK GENTLY'S BIG HOLISTIC GRAPHIC NOVEL. Containing two stand-alone series, enjoy "The Interconnectedness of All Kings," and "A Spoon Too Short." But that's not all! Also includes bonus material showing a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the DIRK GENTLY TV show.
10th Anniversary second edition! Collects the first Dr. Horrible one-shot; three digital comics from MySpace Dark Horse Presents ("Captain Hammer: Be Like Me!," "Moist: Humidity Rising," and "Penny: Keep Your Head Up"), "The Evil League of Evil" from the Dr. Horrible TPB, and the 10th anniversary one-shot Dr. Horrible: Best Friends Forever. Cover features foil treatment! Includes Joss Whedon's one-shot script and pinup art!
An accidental viewing of a snuff film plunges Clay Loudermilk into a mystery involving cult-inspired killings. His subsequent path is both a terrifying journey into madness and a jaw-dropping tour-de-force of visual imagination. In the wake of 2016's smash hit Patience, Fantagraphics is proud to release this new edition featuring a wrap-around painted cover by the artist!
Elmer is a window into a world where chickens have suddenly acquired the intelligence and consciousness of humans, where they can now consider themselves a race no different than browns, black, or whites. Recognizing themselves to be sentient, the inexplicably evolved chickens push to attain rights for themselves as the newest members of the human race.
Mystical, rooted, painful, joyous, and ecstatic; visions of the body, our genders, and our very identities from across the spectrum of contemporary poetry come together in this monumental intersectional feminist anthology where verse and comics unite in spectacular new ways. Beautifully illustrated and bracingly written, Embodied is a memorable collaboration between cis female, trans, and non-binary poets and comics artists showcasing the power of both forms.
A love story between a vampire and a werewolf by the creator of the enormously popular Sarah's Scribbles comics. Elsie the vampire is three hundred years old, but in all that time, she has never met her match. This all changes one night in a bar when she meets Jimmy, a charming werewolf with a wry sense of humor and a fondness for running wild during the full moon. Together they enjoy horror films and scary novels, shady strolls, fine dining (though never with garlic), and a genuine fondness for each other's unusual habits, macabre lifestyles, and monstrous appetites. This deluxe hardcover edition of Fangs features an "engraved" red cloth cover, dyed black page trim, and 25 exclusive comics not previously seen online.
Ten years after starting Project Mayhem, he lives a mundane life. A kid, a wife. Pills to keep his destiny at bay. But it won't last long; the wife has seen to that. He's back where he started, but this go-round he's got more at stake than his own life. The time has arrived . . . Collects Fight Club 2 #1-#10 and the Free Comic Book Day story.
A new movement has replaced Project Mayhem, and even Tyler Durden doesn't know how to play by these rules. Marla Singer is about to deliver her second child, but the daddy isn't her husband-it's Tyler, who's very invested in his heir, and the world he'll inherit, as Die Off Industries plots to fine-tune mankind. Bestselling novelist Chuck Palahniuk is back with his greatest creation, teaming once again with award-winning artists Cameron Stewart and David Mack. 2019's bestselling twelve-issue series is collected in one massive hardcover.
It's the Flintstones as you've never seen them before! Issues #1-6 of this new series starring the first family of Bedrock (and civilization, really) tell the story of the dawn of civilization through the eyes of Fred, Wilma, Barney, Betty and the rest of the citizens of Bedrock. Shining a light on humanity's oldest customs and institutions, writer Mark Russell (PREZ) blends satire with Hanna-Barbera's classic characters.
(W/A) Gilbert Shelton Presenting the definitive collection of the classic underground comic strip! The Freak Brothers are timeless clowns, and it's Shelton's mastery of satire and slapstick, silly punchlines, and the traditional simple forms of humor at the heart of these tripped-out cartoons which have kept them fresh and mirthful for 40 years.
Writer Garth Ennis (Preacher) curates a brand new collection of classic war stories from the legendary UK comic Battle, this time collecting the work of renowned artist Cam Kennedy (Star Wars: Dark Empire, Light & Darkness War) on two stories: the brilliant Vietnam-based "Fighting Man" and the canine heroics of "War Dog"!
Don't miss this original graphic novel from Anthony Bourdain, renowned chef, New York Times bestselling author (Kitchen Confidential, Medium Raw) and star of the Emmy-winning hit travel show No Reservations and the new series The Layover! Cowritten with Joel Rose (LA PACIFICA, Kill Kill Faster Faster) this stylized send-up of food culture and society features spectacular detailed and dynamic art by Langdon Foss. In a not-too-distant future of food-obsessed L.A., where master chefs rule the town like crime lords and people literally kill for a seat at the best restaurant, Jiro, a renegade and ruthless sushi chef arrives in town with strong ideas of his own. It's a bloody culinary war of epic proportions, and in the end, no chef may be left alive!
Newcomer artist JENNY D. FINE shines alongside Marvel Comics' Iceman writer SINA GRACE and co-creator OMAR SPAHI in the all-new modern dramedy you didn't know you needed! Sam and Jack are best friends, and Sam is dating Lauren, Jack's indie rocker sister and roommate. Tensions skyrocket when Sam and Lauren decide to open up their long-term relationship, sending social shockwaves through their friend group and the entire Bay Area, leaving poor Jack caught in the middle! Life gets pretty messy when you're in your 20s and your friends are your family. Includes back-up stories and never-before-seen bonus content! Collects GETTING IT TOGETHER #1-4.
Citizen. Spy. Hero. An all-new series featuring your favorite JOEs alongside new characters in this new vision for a new generation. Tyranny is on the rise as Cobra topples governments and spreads its ruthless power across the globe. In these trying times, desperate measures are taken. The new G.I. Joe program recruits civilian spies and saboteurs: ordinary people living in occupied territories who will put their lives on the line to strike back through clandestine but high-impact missions. Join these new recruits as they resist Cobra control, fight to make a better world for all, and find out just what they are capable of. Collects the complete G.I. JOE series.
When young, broke and depressed Moa matches with a 53 year old celebrity on Tinder, he immediately gives her the validation, and motivation she is seeking, even encouraging her artistic ambition by offering financial support. However, Moa soon discovers that her would-be savior is not motivated by philanthropy, as the relationship grows more troubling. Romanova delivers a thought provoking, funny, and highly relatable autobiography, announcing Romanova as a powerful new voice in contemporary graphic novels.
From the green light across the bay to the billboard with spectacled eyes, F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 American masterpiece The Great Gatsby roars to life in K. Woodman-Maynard's exquisite graphic novel. Painted in lush watercolors, the inventive interpretation emphasizes both the extravagance and mystery of the characters, as well as the fluidity of Nick Carraway's unreliable narration. Excerpts from the original text wend through the illustrations, and imagery and metaphors are taken to literal, and often whimsical. With its timeless critique of class, power, and obsession, The Great Gatsby captures the energy of an era and the enduring resonance of one of the world's most beloved books. Available in softcover and hardcover editions.
Comics luminary Gilbert Hernandez delivers a genre mash-up unlike any other! When Mike Chang wakes up with nothing but a lipstick smudge, someone else's suit, and amnesia, he's thrown into a world of criminal gangs, crime fighters, skin swappers, and a one-eyed girl with bizarre powers! Collects Grip #1-#5.
In his follow-up to the critically acclaimed Blue, Pat Grant confirms his reputation as "the Australian Mark Twain" (Craig Thompson, author of Blankets and Habibi) with a page-turning graphic novel about economic inequality and exploitation, desperation, and the gambler's addiction to hope even in the worst of times. The Australian landscape is traumatized. Plague is rampant. Machines only work as well as the poor sod pedaling them. Things are hotter and wetter than they used to be, giving the whole place the vibe of a sweaty armpit. Lippy and Penn are holding to set up shop in a grimy boom-town, but they've got to stay frosty, because it's teeming with hustlers, swindlers, and scoundrels. It's the sort of place where a lucky moron could make an outrageous fortune in an afternoon and lose it all before bedtime. The sort of place where two enterprising teenagers could really make something of
*For fans of Relish: My Life In The Kitchen comes a new original graphic novel from the acclaimed team of Cookie Kalkair & Oph?lie Dambl? about a thirty year old city-dweller who's joined the guerilla gardening movement fighting for decades to bring more green back into cities that increasingly resemble concrete jungles. *Now she's putting the guerillas' motto into action by reviving the true spirit of her city and showing everyone the true nature of their world! *Explore the real world of the guerilla gardening movement that teaches us the principles of making our cities more beautiful and sustainable places, one plant at a time.
What if the deadliest assassin in all of Mexico, a man with dozens of kills to his name, was actually a vacuum repairman in Arizona? Falcon City, Arizona. Jacques Ramirez works at Robotop, the leading home appliance company in the Southwest United States. Jacques is efficient, thorough, and discreet. That last one is easy: he's also mute. But everything changes when two members of one of Paso del Rio's largest drug cartels stumble upon Jacques and believe him to be the deadly hitman who betrayed them in the past: the ruthless Ramirez. Could it be that the cartel's legendary clean-up man is really a legendary vacuum cleaner expert? Now that they've found him, the men of the cartel will do everything they can to kill this traitor! NICOLAS PETRIMAUX presents the first in a trilogy-a tribute to the action thrillers of the 1980s and '90s, a brutal narrative with never