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The Undertaking of Lily Chen

Danica Novgorodoff · First Second
Format: Paperback

In The Undertaking of Lily Chen, Deshi, a hapless young man living in northern China, is suddenly expelled from ordinary life when his brother dies in an accident. Holding Deshi responsible for his brother's death, his parents send him on a mission to acquire a corpse bride to accompany...
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Apollo: The Brilliant One

George O'Connor · First Second
Pages: 80
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 myths into...
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Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Treaties, Trenches, Mud, and Blood

Nathan Hale · Amulet Books
Pages: 124
Format: Print book

World War I set the tone for the 20th century and introduced a new type of warfare: global, mechanical, and brutal. Nathan Hale has gathered some of the most fascinating true-life tales from the war and given them his inimitable Hazardous Tales twist. Easy to understand, funny, informative,...
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Neil Gaiman's How to Talk to Girls at Parties

Neil Gaiman · Dark Horse Books
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Enn is a sixteen-year-old boy who just doesn't understand girls, while his friend Vic seems to have them all figured out. Both teenagers are in for the shock of their young lives, however, when they crash a local party only to discover that the girls there are far, far more than they appear!...
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Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York

Roz Chast · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

From the #1 NYT bestselling author of Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, Roz Chast's new graphic memoir--a hilarious illustrated ode/guide/thank-you note to Manhattan as only she could write it.For native Brooklynite Roz Chast, adjusting to life in the suburbs (where people own trees!?)...
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Skywalker Strikes: Volume 5

Jason Aaron · Spotlight - (Graphic Novels)
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Luke returns to Tatooine, unaware of Boba Fett's search for him, while Leia and Han undertake a vital - and dangerous - secret mission.
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Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft

Joe Hill · IDW
Pages: 152
Format: Hardcover

Locke & Key tells of Keyhouse, an unlikely New England mansion, with fantastic doors that transform all who dare to walk through them.... and home to a hate-filled and relentless creature that will not rest until it forces open the most terrible door of them all...! Acclaimed suspense...
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Amazing Fantastic Incredible: A Marvelous Memoir

Stan Lee · Touchstone
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

In this gorgeously illustrated, full-color graphic memoir, Stan Lee - comic book legend and cocreator of Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, the Incredible Hulk, and a legion of other Marvel superheroes - shares his iconic legacy and the story of how modern comics came to be.Stan Lee is a man who needs...
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The Motherless Oven

Rob Davis · SelfMadeHero
Format: Book

In Scarper Lees world, parents dont make children—children make parents. Scarpers father is his pride and joy, a wind-powered brass construction with a billowing sail. His mother is a Bakelite hairdryer. In this world it rains knives, and household appliances have souls. There are also...
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Batman: Detective Comics Vol. 2: Scare Tactics

Tony S. Daniel · DC Comics; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times BestsellerAs a part of the acclaimed DC Comics—The New 52 event of September 2011, Detective Comics is relaunched for the first time ever with an all-new number 1! Bruce Wayne returns as Batman, and sets his sights on new villain the Gotham Ripper, who in turn has his sights...
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Hip Hop Family Tree Book 1: 1970s-1981

Ed Piskor · Fantagraphics; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

This encyclopedic comics history of the formative years of hip hop captures the vivid personalities and magnetic performances of old-school pioneers and early stars like DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, plus the charismatic players behind the scenes like Russell Simmons;...
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Last Things: A Graphic Memoir of Loss and Love

MARISSA MOSS · CONARI PR
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

Last Things is the true and intensely personal story of how one woman coped with the devastating effects of a catastrophic illness in her family.Using her trademark mix of words and pictures to sharp effect, Marissa Moss presents the story of how she, her husband, and her three young sons...
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Cemetery Girl: Book One: The Pretenders

Charlaine Harris · InkLit; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

CEMETERY GIRL:THE PRETENDERSCharlaine Harris, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse novels and the Harper Connelly Mysteries, and New York Times bestselling author Christopher Golden present an original graphic novel illustrated by acclaimed comic book artist...
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Wonder Woman: Earth One Vol. 1

Grant Morrison · DC Comics
Format: Hardcover

Following the New York Times 1 bestselling original graphic novels Batman Earth One and Superman Earth One Volume 1 and Volume 2 comes Wonder Woman Earth One Vol. 1!Critically acclaimed, best-selling writer Grant Morrison All-Star Superman, Batman, Inc. once again pushes the boundaries...
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