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Neil Gaiman's Snow, Glass, ApplesView Catalog Entry
"A not-so-evil queen is terrified of her monstrous stepdaughter and determined to repel this creature and save her kingdom from a world where happy endings aren't so happily ever after. From the Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, Nebula award-winning, and New York Times bestselling writer Neil Gaiman comes this graphic novel adaptation by Colleen Doran"--
NocturneView Catalog Entry
Book Two of Anne Opotowsky's epic Walled City Trilogy leaps simultaneously forward and back. In 1905, a child is kidnapped and brought to Hong Kong, growing into a clever and reckless young man looking for answers. In the 1930s, the British are shaping that island into the free-trade playground for which it will soon become famous... while China's internal strife borders on chaos. The eccentricities of Hong Kong rub off on everyone, the greed is more palpable, the lust and caution ride herd on both the young and old.
The Death-RayView Catalog Entry
ON TIME, NPR AND USA TODAY'S BEST-OF 2011 LISTS! WINNER OF THE EISNER, HARVEY AND IGNATZ AWARDS Teen outcast Andy is an orphaned nobody with only one friend, the obnoxious—but loyal—Louie. They roam school halls and city streets, invisible to everyone but bullies and tormentors, until the glorious day when Andy takes his first puff on a cigarette. That night he wakes, heart pounding, soaked in sweat, and finds himself suddenly overcome with the peculiar notion that he can do anything.
States of MindView Catalog Entry
The true story of a spirited young woman whose brilliant mind is caught in the grip of mental illness, known as bipolar disorder. In constant flux between transient euphoria and utter despair, Camille attempts to decode her mind and treat her illness. However, she discovers that the will of the patient is not always enough to cure the ills of the mind, and the only way she can find a semblance of peace is when surrounded and supported - if not understood. It is this compassion which allows her to stay anchored in life, a buoy ebbing and flowing with the ocean.
Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill ForView Catalog Entry
The legendary Frank Miller returns with the second volume in the Sin City series of crime / mystery thrillers. With his trademark pitch-black dialogue, graphic action sequences and impossibly cool noirish flourishes, this is an indispensable follow-up. This new hardback edition is released to coincide with a major cinema adaptation, released in the UK in August 2014 and starring Bruce Willis, Jessica Alba and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. This promises to be one of the biggest films of the year and should generate enormous interest in the original material.
Little Bird: the Fight for Elder's HopeView Catalog Entry
"Little Bird was born into war, and it's the only life she's known. When her village is destroyed and her mother is kidnapped by the opressive American Empire, she fights to reignite the resistance that once was, and defeat the enemy - to save her people, to discover her own identity in a world on fire. Little Bird is the critically acclaimed sci-fi epic from award-winning film-maker Darcy Van Poelgeest and Angoulâeme nominated artist Ian Bertam."--page  of cover.
Queer: a Graphic HistoryView Catalog Entry
'Queer: A Graphic History Could Totally Change the Way You Think About Sex and Gender' Vice Activist-academic Meg-John Barker and cartoonist Julia Scheele illuminate the histories of queer thought and LGBTQ+ action in this groundbreaking non-fiction graphic novel. From identity politics and gender roles to privilege and exclusion, Queer explores how we came to view sex, gender and sexuality in the ways that we do; how these ideas gettangled up with our culture and our understanding of biology, psychology and sexology; and how these views have been disputed and challenged.
A Fire StoryView Catalog Entry
Early morning on Monday, October 9, 2017, wildfires burned through Northern California, resulting in 44 fatalities. In addition, 6,200 homes and 8,900 structures and were destroyed. Author Brian Fies's firsthand account of this tragic event is an honest, unflinching depiction of his personal experiences, including losing his house and every possession he and his wife had that didn't fit into the back of their car. In the days that followed, as the fires continued to burn through the area, Brian hastily pulled together A Fire Story and posted it online--it immediately went viral.