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Fast Draw Manga Challenge: 50 Step-by-Step Characters and Creatures

Thierry Beaudenon · IMPACT Books
Pages: 126
Format: Paperback

Learn to draw manga and anime characters with 50 easy step-by-steps in three styles: manga-style humans, chibi-style humans, and creatures. Each lesson features eight steps in total and breaks down the character with a simple process: identify the basic lines and forms of the body; add volume...
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Anne of Green Gables: A Graphic Novel

MARIAH MARSDEN · Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pages: 231
Format: Paperback

Schoolyard rivalries. Baking disasters. Puffed sleeves. Explore the violet vales and glorious green of Avonlea in this spirited adaptation.

The spirit of Anne is alive and well in Mariah Marsden's crisp adaptation, and it's a thrill to watch as the beloved orphan rushes...
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Mara TP

Brian Wood · Image Comics; First Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Acclaimed creator Brian Wood The Massive, DMZ, X-Men and brilliant newcomer Ming Doyle Guardians of the Galaxy, Fantastic Four, Girl Comics bring you Mara, the story of an especially gifted woman in a sports- and war-obsessed future. When she starts manifesting strange superpowers, the world...
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Girl Town

CAROLYN NOWAK · Top Shelf Productions
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Ignatz Award-winning cartoonist Carolyn Nowak (Lumberjanes) finds powerful truths in fantasy worlds. Her solo debut collection celebrates the ascent of a rising star in comics.

Diana got hurt -- a lot -- and she's decided to deal with this fact by purchasing a life-sized...
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Monster Factory: Draw Cute and Cool Cartoon Monsters

Ernie Harker · IMPACT
Format: Print book

How to Draw Monsters!(No humans were harmed in the making of this book.) Looking for a way to unleash your inner beast? It's easy with these wonderfully weird and relatively harmless creatures.Head inside the Monster Factory to:Draw 43 fun and feisty monsters step by step!Learn to draw...
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Supergirl: Being Super

MARIKO TAMAKI · DC Comics
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

It's the Girl of Steel as you've never seen her before, when Caldecott Honor-winning writer Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer) teams with Eisner Award-nominated artist Joelle Jones (Lady Killer) for a coming-of-age tale in SUPERGIRL: BEING SUPER.Kara Danvers isn't any different...
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Aquaman: Throne of Atlantis

GEOFF JOHNS · DC Comics
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

Just in time for Aquaman, starring Jason Momoa, comes an epic tale of conflict and conquest from the award-winning author Geoff Johns in AQUAMAN: THRONE OF ATLANTIS!Six years ago he was a surface-dweller, raised as the son of a lighthouse keeper. Then tragedy struck. Destiny was revealed....
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Superman Vol. 1: Before Truth

Gene Luen Yang · DC Comics
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

A new era for the Man of Steel begins here - crafted by National Book Award nominee Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese) and legendary artists John Romita Jr. (Kick-Ass, The Amazing Spider-Man) and Klaus Janson (BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS) .
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Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe

Tim Leong · Chronicle Books
Format: Paperback

The comic book universe is adventurous, mystifying, and filled with heroes, villains, and cosplaying Comic-Con attendees. This book by one of Wired magazine's art directors traverses the graphic world through a collection of pie charts, bar graphs, timelines, scatter plots, and more....
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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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Original Fake

Kirstin Cronn-Mills · Putnam Pub Group
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

In this Banksy-inspired illustrated novel, an escalating sibling rivalry train wrecks and vengeance is a street-art act of war

Introvert Frankie Neumann hates his life, and understandably so. He's got a weird, tutu-wearing sister, Lou, and even weirder parents, Bridget and Brett...

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Learn to Draw Action Heroes: An Easy Step by Step Guide to Drawing Comic Book Characters

ROBERT A MARZULLO · IMPACT
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a superhero drawing book! Professional comic book artist and YouTube guru Robert Marzullo teaches you the building blocks of creating your own action heroes and explosive comic book scenes. Easy to follow step-by-step demonstrations break down...
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How to Survive in the North

Luke Healy · Nobrow Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

With stunning narrative skill, this compelling graphic novel intricately weaves together true-life narratives from 1912, 1926 and a fictional story set in the present day. How To Survive in the North is an unforgettable journey of love and loss, showing the strength it takes to survive...
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Red Sonja Volume 1: Queen of the Plagues

Gail Simone · Dynamite Entertainment, 2014.
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

- Gail Simone (Batgirl, Birds of Prey) gives the iconic fantasy heroine a fresh new attitude! Red Sonja, the She-Devil with a Sword, intends to pay back a blood debt owed to the one man who has gained her respect... even if it means leading a doomed army to their certain deaths! Who is Dark...
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