Presents a series of Batman-manga stories, originally produced in Japan in the late 1960s, following Batman and Robin as they battle aliens, mutated dinosaurs, and other villains in a distinctively Japanese style, in a volume with photographs of the world's largest collection of vintage Japanese Batman toys and an original Batman adventure, only in the hardcover edition. Simultaneous.
The creator of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus reflects on the comics form and its influence on his life and art as he traces his evolution from comics obsessed boy to a neurotic adult exploring the effects of his parents' memories of Auschwitz on his own son, in a volume that includes a facsimile of Breakdowns, the artist's comics from the 1970s. 75,000 first printing.
A pair of best-selling graphic-novel artists explores and depicts the post-September 11 world in illustrated form, in an intricately detailed work that depicts critical events, responses, and the consequences of the war on terror. Simultaneous.
In the aftermath of their forty-years-married parents' shocking divorce announcement, three siblings attend an emotionally turbulent family reunion at a possibly haunted beach house, where eldest son Dennis searches for answers, middle child Claire confounds her teen daughter, and youngest child Peter pursues an insecurity-riddled romance. Original.
A graphic tribute to the African-American blues experience traces the story of the fictional Lem Taylor and Ironwood Malcott, who tour the juke joints and cornfields of Depression-era Arkansas, where they take self-compromising risks and perform blues music to earn their food.
A collection of early Mr. Jean short graphic stories by the award-winning French cartoonists introduces the title character and follows his struggles through bachelorhood and the impending responsibilities of marriage, parenthood, and his career.
The rabbi's talking cat joins the rabbi's cousins, Malka of the Lions and the sheik, as well as a misplaced Russian painter and a young reporter named Tintin, on a fantastic journey into the heart of Africa in search of an African Jerusalem, in a second humorous collection of adventures that take him to Algiers and across Africa in the 1930s. 25,000 first printing.
Recounts the life of hip-hop artist M.F. Grimm, including his early years as a performer and drug dealer, the loss of the use of his legs from a gunshot wound, his incarceration in prison, and his eventual release and self-reinvention.
Young Roland Deschain takes the first steps towards his eventual fate as the implacable gunslinger in search of the enigmatic Dark Tower, as he uncovers a plot to destroy the network that maintains the world's uneasy peace. The first book in the Dark Tower Series.
In bustling modern-day Cairo, the lives of a drug runner, a down-on-his-luck journalist, an American expatriate, a young activist, an Israeli soldier, and a genie are interwoven as they navigate the city's streets and spiritual underworld to find a stolen hooka sought by a wrathful gangster-magician.
A portrait of peace activist Heather Roberson, told in the format of a graphic novel, follows her odyssey to the turbulent country of Macedonia, a region on the brink of violence that had somehow managed to avoid all-out war. Original. 25,000 first printing.