Paul Has a Summer Job #ad - But he's been asked to put art aside because his other grades are so terribly low. There he finds himself guiding a motley band of kids, misfits and troublemakers, much like himself. Defiant, he quits school and anticipates a summer of leisure. This, his first graphic novel, is eagerly anticipated by comix connoisseurs who enjoy a sweet, unsentimental story about being a teenager and Rabagliati's crisp retro-modern 1950s drawing style.
Paul is outraged that he is forced to stop his high school art training. Rabagliati`s strip "paul: apprentice typographer" was one of the highlights of 1999`s Drawn & Quarterly anthology, and his first comic book Paul in the Country won the 2000 Harvey award for Best New Talent.
Tamara DreweMariner Books #ad - She lives in London. The ambitious young tamara Drewe, mourning the loss of her mother, has returned to her family home nearby. Simmonds has contributed a series of weekly cartoon strips to the UK’s Guardian since 1977 and has won international awards for her work. A bookish girl not so long ago, Tamara is now a gossipy columnist at a London paper and undeniably sexy.
N. She quickly has every man in the vicinity—glen, while teenage best friends Casey and Jody become infatuated with Tamara and her ex-rock-star fiancé, and the handyman, Nicholas, Andy—falling at her feet, Ben. Posy simmonds, has now created the irresistible tamara Drewe, Britain’s best-loved cartoonist and the author of Gemma Bovery, a graphic novel that delightfully skewers modern mores and manners with great wit and understanding for the foibles of humanity.
Tamara Drewe #ad - Loosely inspired by thomas hardy’s far from the madding Crowd, a bucolic writer’s retreat run by Beth and Nicholas Hardiman, Tamara Drewe follows a year at Stonefield, where Dr. Glen larson, an American professor and struggling novelist, is staying. Meanwhile, long-suffering beth sees to the needs of the writers while managing the farm, the household, and the many affairs of her husband, a best-selling detective novelist.
Perhaps even more satisfying than your favorite nineteenth-century novel, with its fine, deft storytelling, and nods to both the past and the present, expressive drawings, yet unlike anything that has come before, Tamara Drewe is that rare graphic novel for grownups. Posy simmonds is the author of many books for adults and children, including the widely acclaimed Gemma Bovery.
Wilson called gemma bovery a “work of genius” and more than one reviewer suggested that it should be entered for the Booker Prize.
Exit WoundsDrawn and Quarterly #ad - Learning that his estranged father may have been a victim of a suicide bombing in Hadera, Koby reluctantly joins the soldier in searching for clues. She is a chosen artist of the Israel Cultural Excellence Foundation. As koby tries to unravel the mystery of his father's death, he finds himself piecing together not only the last few months of his father's life but his entire identity.
His death would certainly explain his empty apartment and disconnected phone line. With thin, rutu modan creates a portrait of modern Israel, precise lines and luscious watercolors, a place where sudden death mingles with the slow dissolution of family ties. Exit wounds is the north American graphic-novel debut from one of Israel's best-known cartoonists.
Exit Wounds #ad - Set in modern-day tel aviv, Koby Franco, a young man, receives an urgent phone call from a female soldier. Modan has received several awards in israel and abroad, including the Best Illustrated Children's Book Award from the Israel Museum in Jerusalem four times and Young Artist of the Year by the Israel Ministry of Culture.
The New American Splendor Anthology: From Off the Streets of ClevelandRunning Press Adult #ad - American splendor is the series that sparked a revolution in comics and brought graphic novels to the attention of post-adolescent readers everywhere. Here is the best of american Splendor and other comics by Harvey Pekar, including never-before-seen material. Used book in Good Condition.
Epileptic Pantheon Graphic LibraryPantheon #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Hailed by the comics journal as one of Europe’s most important and innovative comics artists, David B. Was born pierre-françois Beauchard in a small town near Orléans, France. Pantheon Books. Through flashbacks, we are introduced to the stories of Pierre-François’s grandparents and we relive his grandfathers’ experiences in both World Wars.
In search of a cure, their parents dragged the family to acupuncturists and magnetic therapists, to mediums and macrobiotic communes. Has created a masterpiece in Epileptic, his stunning and emotionally resonant autobiography about growing up with an epileptic brother. But their lives changed abruptly when Jean-Christophe was struck with epilepsy at age eleven.
But every new cure ended in disappointment as Jean-Christophe, after brief periods of remission, would only get worse. Angry at his brother for abandoning him and at all the quacks who offered them false hope, Pierre-François learned to cope by drawing fantastically elaborate battle scenes, creating images that provide a fascinating window into his interior life.
Epileptic Pantheon Graphic Library #ad - An honest and horrifying portrait of the disease and of the pain and fear it sowed in the family, Epileptic is also a moving depiction of one family’s intricate history. We follow pierre-françois through his childhood, and adulthood, adolescence, all the while charting his complicated relationship with his brother and Jean-Christophe”s losing battle with epilepsy.
Epileptic gathers together and makes available in English for the first time all six volumes of the internationally acclaimed graphic work. David B.
Logicomix: An epic search for truthBloomsbury USA #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Pantheon Books. Through love and hate, russell persists in the dogged mission that threatens to claim both his career and his personal happiness, peace and war, finally driving him to the brink of insanity. Logicomix An Epic Search for Truth. But his most ambitious goal-to establish unshakable logical foundations of mathematics-continues to loom before him.
At its heart, logicomix is a story about the conflict between an ideal rationality and the unchanging, flawed fabric of reality. In his agonized search for absolute truth, russell crosses paths with legendary thinkers like Gottlob Frege, David Hilbert, and Kurt Gödel, and finds a passionate student in the great Ludwig Wittgenstein.
Logicomix: An epic search for truth #ad - With rich characterizations and expressive, atmospheric artwork, the book spins the pursuit of these ideas into a highly satisfying tale. This exceptional graphic novel recounts the spiritual odyssey of philosopher Bertrand Russell. Probing and ingeniously layered, the book throws light on Russell's inner struggles while setting them in the context of the timeless questions he spent his life trying to answer.
This story is at the same time a historical novel and an accessible explication of some of the biggest ideas of mathematics and modern philosophy.
The Hard Goodbye Sin CityDark Horse Books #ad - With a new look generating more excitement than ever before, this third edition is the perfect way to attract a whole new generation of readers to Frank Miller's masterpiece! Used book in Good Condition. There's an angel in the room. A few hours later, goldie's dead without a mark on her perfect body, and the cops are coming before anyone but Marv could know she's been killed.
The Hard Goodbye Sin City #ad - The first volume of the crime-comic megahit that introduced the now-infamous character Marv and spawned a blockbuster film returns in a newly redesigned edition, with a brand-new cover by Frank Miller - some of his first comics art in years! It's a lousy room in a lousy part of a lousy town. Pantheon Books.
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The Complete MausPantheon #ad - The complete Maus A Survivor s Tale. Used book in Good Condition. This astonishing retelling of our century’s grisliest news is a story of survival, not only of Vladek but of the children who survive even the survivors. Logicomix An Epic Search for Truth. Guaranteed packaging. New. Mint Condition. No quibbles returns.
Against the backdrop of guilt brought by survival, they stage a normal life of small arguments and unhappy visits. Pantheon Books. Vladek’s harrowing story of survival is woven into the author’s account of his tortured relationship with his aging father. Maus approaches the unspeakable through the diminutive.
The Complete Maus #ad - The pulitzer prize-winning maus tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler’s Europe, and his son, a cartoonist coming to terms with his father’s story. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Its form, the cartoon the nazis are cats, the jews mice, shocks us out of any lingering sense of familiarity and succeeds in “drawing us closer to the bleak heart of the Holocaust” The New York Times.
Maus is a haunting tale within a tale. Maus studies the bloody pawprints of history and tracks its meaning for all of us.
Pyongyang: A Journey in North KoreaDrawn and Quarterly #ad - Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Mint Condition. The complete Maus A Survivor s Tale. New. Pyongyang is an informative, personal, and accessible look at a dangerous and enigmatic country. Delisle became one of the few Westerners to be allowed access to the fortress-like country when he was working in animation for a French company.
The absurd vagaries of everyday life become fodder for a frustrated animator’s musings as boredom and censorship sink in. Logicomix An Epic Search for Truth. The perennial graphic novel about a “hermit country, ” with a new cover and an introduction by Gore VerbinskiGuy Delisle’s Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea is the graphic novel that made his career, an international bestseller for more than ten years.
Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea #ad - Guaranteed packaging. Pantheon Books. Delisle himself is the ideal foil for north Korean spin, the grumpy outsider who brought a copy of George Orwell’s 1984 with him into the totalitarian nation. No quibbles returns. Used book in Good Condition. While living in the nation’s capital for two months on a work visa, Delisle observed everything he was allowed to see of the culture and lives of the few North Koreans he encountered, bringing a sardonic and skeptical perspective on a place rife with propaganda.
As a guide to the country, delisle is a non-believer with a keen eye for the humor and tragedy of dictatorial whims, expressed in looming architecture and tiny, omnipresent photos of the president.
Watchmen 2019 EditionDC Comics #ad - Guaranteed packaging. New. Won the vietnam war, nixon is still president, and the Cold War is in full effect. Considered the greatest graphic novel in the history of the medium, the Hugo Award-winning story chronicles the fall from grace of a group of superheroes plagued by all-too-human failings. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon.
A hit hbo original series, watchmen, the groundbreaking series from award-winning author Alan Moore, presents a world where the mere presence of American superheroes changed history--the U. S. Mint Condition. No quibbles returns. The complete Maus A Survivor s Tale. Along the way, the concept of the superhero is dissected as an unknown assassin stalks the erstwhile heroes.
Watchmen 2019 Edition #ad - This edition of watchmen, the groundbreaking series from alan moore, with high-quality, features art from industry legend Dave Gibbons, the award-winning author of V For Vendetta and Batman: The Killing Joke, recolored pages found in Watchmen: Absolute Edition. Used book in Good Condition. Logicomix An Epic Search for Truth.
Paul Moves OutDrawn and Quarterly #ad - Logicomix An Epic Search for Truth. No quibbles returns. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Used book in Good Condition. Michel rabagliati delivers another charming, thinly veiled memoir. Michel rabagliati crafts stories that are easily accessible to both young-adult and adult audiences with his semifictional protagonist, Paul.
Paul Moves Out #ad - Pantheon Books. Guaranteed packaging. Mint Condition. New. The complete Maus A Survivor s Tale. In paul moves out he takes another step into adulthood by moving out of his parents' house and into his first apartment with his girlfriend, enjoying life's pleasures as well as confronting its challenges.