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Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man Volume 1

Stan Lee · Marvel
Format: Hardcover

In 1962, in the pages of a comic book slated for cancellation, Stan Lee and Steve Ditko gave birth to one of the most enduring icons in American popular culture - the one and only Amazing Spider-Man! Turning the concept of a super hero on its head, they imbued the young, guilt-ridden Peter...
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Jill Lepore · Knopf
Pages: 410
Format: Hardcover

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world's most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story - and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminismWonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time....
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I Am Alfonso Jones

TONY MEDINA · Tu Books
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Alfonso Jones can't wait to play the role of Hamlet in his school's hip-hop rendition of the classic Shakespearean play. He also wants to let his best friend, Danetta, know how he really feels about her. But as he is buying his first suit, an off-duty police officer mistakes a clothes...
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The Flintstones Vol. 1

Mark Russell · DC Comics
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

Hanna-Barbera has created some of the most recognizable animated characters of all time. As part of DC Comics' re-imagination of cartoons like SCOOBY-DOO, THE FLINTSONES, JOHNNY QUEST, SPACE GHOST, and WACKY RACERS, these new series will be infused with modern and contemporary concepts...
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The Backstagers Vol. 1

JAMES IV TYNION · BOOM! Box
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

All the world's a stage . . . but what happens behind the curtain is pure magic - literally!When Jory transfers to an all-boys private high school, he's taken in by the only ones who don't treat him like a new kid, the lowly stage crew known as the Backstagers. Not only does...
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Rolling Blackouts: Dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq

Sarah Glidden · Drawn & Quarterly
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Cartoonist Sarah Glidden accompanies her two friends -- reporters and founders of a journalism non-profit -- as they research potential stories on the effects of the Iraq War on the Middle East and, specifically, the war's refugees. Joining the trio is a childhood friend and former...
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Bandette Volume 2 Stealers Keepers!

Paul Tobin · Dark Horse Books
Pages: 136
Format: Hardcover

Bandette returns to steal readers' hearts once again! The teenaged master burglar has thrown down the gauntlet with the Great Thieving Race, and friendly rival Monsieur has stepped in to take the challenge. This second charming collection of the award-winning digital series sees the two competing...
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March: Book One

John Lewis · Top Shelf Productions
Pages: 121
Format: Paperback

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Bandette Volume 1: Presto!

Paul Tobin · Diamond Comic Distributors
Pages: 142
Format: Print book

Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover's enchanting, Eisner-nominated digital series comes to print! The world's greatest thief is a costumed teen burglar in swinging Paris by the nome d'arte of Bandette! Gleefully plying her skills on either side of the law, Bandette is a thorn in the sides of both...
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The Tweenage Guide to Not Being Unpopular

Jimmy Gownley · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Do you know there’s no true opposite to the word “catastrophe”? Amelia McBride and company are about to embark on their most daunting mission yet: navigating the promises and pitfalls of popularity at Joe McCarthy Elementary. A tricky task when you consider an unmatched...
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All The Answers

MICHAEL KUPPERMAN · Gallery 13
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

In this moving graphic memoir, Eisner Award-winning writer and artist Michael Kupperman traces the life of his reclusive father - the once-world-famous Joel Kupperman, Quiz Kid. That his father is slipping into dementia - seems to embrace it, really - means that the past he would never...
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Apollo: The Brilliant One

George O'Connor · First Second
Format: Hardcover

Mighty Apollo is known by all as the god of the sun, but there's more to this Olympian than a bright smile and a shining chariot. In the latest volume of Olympians, New York Times bestselling author George O'Connor continues to turn his extensive knowledge of the original Greek...
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