Follows the life of the author's alter-ego, Alec MacGarry, as he spends time at the pub with his friends, gets married, immigrates to Australia with his wife, has a child, and works to establish himself as a graphic novelist.
The Caldecott-winning author of Imogene's Antlers presents a graphic account of his troubled childhood under a radiologist father who subjected him to repeated X rays and a withholding and tormented mother, an environment he fled at the age of 16 in the hopes of becoming an artist. Reprint. A National Book Award finalist and #1 New York Times graphic best-seller.
Recounts, in graphic novel format, the life of Bertrand Russell, mathematician and philospher, and his life-long struggle to achieve perfect logic and ultimate truth.
Asterios Polyp, its arrogant, prickly protagonist, is an award-winning architect who's never built an actual building, and a pedant in the midst of a spiritual crisis. After the structure of his own life falls apart, he runs away to try to rebuild it into something new.
An unusual memoir done in the form of a graphic novel by a cult favorite comic artist offers a darkly funny family portrait that details her relationship with her father, a historic preservation expert dedicated to restoring the family's Victorian home, funeral home director, high-school English teacher, and closeted homosexual. Reprint.
A collection of comics for adults and children alike were personally selected by the editors and are drawn from Golden Age comic books from the 1940s through the early 1960s, in a treasury that features selections from such comics as Captain Marvel, Pogo, Donald Duck, Dennis the Menace, and more.
Alik Strelnikov, a veteran of the Russian Chechen War, works as an enforcer for the Russian mob and is involved with Marina, a part-time prostitute, with whom he devises a desperate plan of escape that will put them between warring mobs and span a century.
An anthology of original tales of murder and deceit features the biggest names in comics crime fiction, including such comics luminaries as Brian Azzarello, Ed Brubaker, David Lapham and Rick Geary; newer talents like Jeff Lemire, M. K. Perker and Alex de Campi; and inkers such as Sean Phillips, Eduardo Barreto, and Dean Motter.
Four years in the making, a graphic translation of the first book of the Bible uses actual word-for-word text as a basis for its dramatic presentations and includes intricately detailed depictions of the stories of Adam and Eve, Noah's ark, and more.
Presents the life of the South African leader in graphic novel format, from his early efforts working as an activist against apartheid, to his twenty-seven year imprisonment, to his election to the presidency of the country in 1994.