Salammbo is a woman of fiction who sprang to life from the pen of French writer Gustave Flaubert in 1862. She was a central figure in the book of the same name.
A painter witnesses angels moving on the ceiling of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. A girl wearing a boa of dead rabbits leads a gang of dead kids on a series of misadventures across the heavens.
“this graphic novel’s reach extends more to the adult reader than those of a much younger age”
Legendary comics writer Lee Falk will probably always be best known for The Phantom, the costumed vigilante that he created back in 1936.
The traditional format novel The Forever War was first published in 1974. It won the coveted Nebula, Hugo, and Locus awards. The novel became a series and was adapted into a play.
Like Batman, Spider-Man, Sherlock Holmes, and Wonder Woman, Flash Gordon has lived through several reincarnations. But his essence is always the same.
“The art is top notch, and the writing is excellent.”
The story of a genetically engineered assassin, Showman Killer: Heartless Hero takes place in a far-off galaxy sometime in the distant future.
Beginning with the slipcover presentation that reveals a second cover underneath, to the story and illustrations themselves, Junction True presents itself as different from the start.
Neverboy is one of the strangest comics miniseries around, but it is compellingly whimsical, sad, and hopeful.
Compiling the first five issues of the Orphan Black comic book series, Orphan Black: Volume 1 is in essence a rehashing of the events in the first season of the TV show the comic
“so much fun to read.”
Like a perfect mash-up of pop, classical and trance music that keeps dancers going for hours, X-O Manowar combines various comic, adventure, and sci-fi concepts, in the process creating so
“. . . exemplify[ies] the universal appeal that marks the heart of science fiction.”
“. . . ranks among the best in an already exceptional series.”
First time novelist L. M. Preston succeeds in writing a book boys will want to read. Not an easy task when 12-year-olds are more captivated by a flashing screen than a stationary page.
In X’ed Out, artist and writer Charles Burns returns to many of the themes and images that made his magnum opus, Black Hole, both a pleasure and a challenge to read.