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Pinocchio

Pinocchio

by Frederic Felder, Winshluss, Frederic Boniaud and Thomas Bernard

Hardcover, 187 pages, Scb Distributors, $29.95, published April 1 2011 | purchase
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Presents a dark rendition of a classic tale, a greedy Geppetto builds Pinocchio as a metallic weapon of war, while Jiminy Cockroach is a homeless squatter living the good life in Pinocchio's skull.

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A Treasury of XXth Century Murder

A Treasury of XXth Century Murder

The Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans

by Rick Geary

Hardcover, 80 pages, Independent Pub Group, $15.99, published August 1 2010 | purchase
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The popular creator of The Lindbergh Child presents a graphic account of a serial killing case in post-World War I New Orleans, augmenting dramatic details with black-and-white illustrations and line shading to establish a historical setting. Jr Lib Guild.

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Green River Killer

Green River Killer

A True Detective Story

by Jeff Jensen and Jonathan Case

Hardcover, 233 pages, Diamond Comic Distributors, $24.99, published September 13 2011 | purchase
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The Death-Ray

The Death-Ray

by Daniel Clowes

Hardcover, 48 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, $19.95, published October 11 2011 | purchase
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Teen outcast Andy, upon smoking his first cigarette, gets an impressive set of superpowers and discovers a ray gun that delivers a fatal blast, in a full-color graphic novel by the acclaimed creator of Ghost World.

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Hark! a Vagrant

Hark! A Vagrant

by Kate Beaton

Hardcover, 166 pages, Drawn & Quarterly , $19.95, published September 27 2011 | purchase
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Mark Twain's Autobiography 1910-2010

Mark Twain's Autobiography 1910-2010

by Michael Kupperman

Hardcover, 148 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, $19.99, published October 3 2011 | purchase
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The Armed Garden and Other Stories

The Armed Garden and Other Stories

by David B.

Hardcover, 112 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, $19.99, published September 12 2011 | purchase
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Habibi

Habibi

by Craig Thompson

Hardcover, 655 pages, Random House Inc, $35, published September 20 2011 | purchase
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A graphic tale by the author of Blankets follows the relationship between two refugee child slaves who are thrown together by circumstance and who struggle to make a place for themselves in a world fueled by fear and vice, in a visual parable that touches on themes of cultural divisions and the shared heritage of Christianity and Islam. Read an excerpt from Habibi.NPR Bestseller

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Watchmen

Watchmen

by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons

Hardcover, 436 pages, Dc Comics, $39.99, published November 12 2008 | purchase
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As former members of a disbanded group of superheroes called the Crimebusters start turning up dead, the remaining members of the group try to discover the identity of the murderer before they, too, are killed. A graphic novel.

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Star Wars

Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy

by Timothy Zahn

Hardcover, 435 pages, Diamond Comic Distributors, $34.99, published December 16 2009 | purchase
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Five years after the fall of the Empire, a dying part of the Empire all the more dangerous near death has just discovered something that could bring it back, the last of the Emperor's warlords, Admiral Thrawn.

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