Category: Comdey Graphic Novels

By Harvey Kurtzman,Gilber Shelton,Art Spiegelman,Denis Kitchen

Harvey Kurtzman's Jungle ebook is taken into account one of many "Top a hundred Comics of the 20 th Century" by means of The Comics magazine and is commonly seemed to be a misplaced vintage. Written and illustrated by means of Kurtzman, Jungle ebook encouraged and encouraged comics creators similar to Robert Crumb, paintings Spiegelman, Gilbert Shelton, and Terry Gilliam. again in print for the 1st time in over twenty-five years, this deluxe hardcover gains an essay via comics archivist Denis Kitchen; a brand new creation via Gilbert Shelton; a conversational afterword among Pete Poplaski and Robert Crumb; and and a variety of Kurtzman's images, correspondence, and art. The definitive version of this image novel masterpiece isn't really to be missed!

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By Jason Rodriguez

“The artistic writers and illustrators who crafted those transporting tales simply may perhaps persuade you to trash your BlackBerry and purchase a few stamps.”
–Frank Warren, writer of PostSecret

You’ve noticeable them at flea markets and in old retailers and used-book shops around the nation: classic postcards inscribed with handwritten notes, evocative messages that catch a inspiration, an expression, a priority, a picture of someone’s lifestyles as soon as upon a time. Jason Rodriguez, acclaimed editor of Elk’s Run, amassed a awesome array of those correspondences, dispersed them between thirty-three of comics’ maximum creators, and requested each one to craft a narrative concerning the one who despatched it. the result's a vividly imagined, gorgeously rendered photograph anthology illustrating stories of romance, event, trouble, and secret. In Postcards, those talented artists proportion many of the richest and so much artistic paintings in their careers.

From the Hardcover edition.

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By Edouard Robert

A ma droite deux mains jointes semblaient prier, le bracelet noir de los angeles montre captait toute mon attention.
-"C'est vraiment du croco ? Excusez-moi, hein, moi c'est Jo.
-Oui, c'est du croco, du vrai de vrai, celui-là vient du lac Togo.
-Mon père avait le même.
-Je suis ton père.
-Quoi !!!! Merde alors !
-Jo ! On est dans une église !
-Mais... tu n'es pas mort alors... tous ces gens...
-Des connards.
-Papa !

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By Frank Stack

during this witty addendum to the recent testomony, Jesus fulfills his promise "to present the simply and punish the unjust," but returns to Earth with remarkably little fanfare. He quickly realizes he can have postponed his moment coming a piece too lengthy, arriving whilst the planet has fallen right into a dangerously complex country of decrepitude, i.e., the past due twentieth Century. still, Jesus is decided to hold out his sacred legal responsibility. Being half-human, finally, he can relate to the skepticism of the jaded population and is not above appearing a couple of parlor tips to persuade these skeptical of his divinity. the most difficulty, even though, is whether planet Earth is just too a ways long past. Fantagraphics Books is proud to assemble, for the 1st time, over forty years worthy of the hot Adventures of Jesus, together with a new tale through Stack. This version additionally positive factors an creation by means of R. Crumb and a preface by means of Gilbert Shelton.

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By Ellen Forney

i admire Led Zeppelin is a long-awaited selection of strips by way of the Harvey and Eisner Award-nominated cartoonist Ellen Forney. This booklet contains full-page comics released in prestigious weeklies reminiscent of the L.A. Weekly and Seattle's The Stranger, in addition to the best feminist magazine Bust, and the Oxford American. Her strips are characterised through daring, sensual brushstrokes and remarkable photos of strong, butt-kicking women.

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By Tiphaine Rivière

Una hilarante novela gráfica sobre el mundo universitario a través de l. a. historia de una joven que ve cómo se le complica l. a. vida al dedicarse por completo al estudio durante los interminables y fatigantes años de los angeles tesis.

Cuando a los veintisiete años Jeanne Dargan come to a decision dejar su trabajo para dedicarse a los angeles tesis doctoral a tiempo completo, no se imagina el viacrucis que le espera.

Con gran entusiasmo se embarca en un proyecto que se irá dilatando más y más hasta llegar a desmoronar su vida. Ignorada por su director de tesis, que es todo un experto en esquivar alumnos; incomprendida por su pareja, sus amigos y su familia, que a cada rato le preguntan cuándo acabará los angeles dichosa tesis; desesperada por secretarias incompetentes y por una burocracia universitaria que parece ideada para complicarle l. a. existencia, Jeanne se tendrá que enfrentar sola a este mundo exigente y superar el calvario de esa tesis que parece no tener fin.

Con agudeza y humor, a ratos mordaz, Tiphaine Rivière sorprende con una novela gráfica para todos los públicos que provoca desde l. a. tímida sonrisa a los angeles carcajada incontrolable.

Reseñas:
«Un libro de gran sensibilidad, una finura hilarante y una lucidez deslumbrante.»
Le Monde

«Maldita tesis es una novela gráfica para no volver a preguntar: "¿y para cuándo los angeles tesis?" Un libro divertido para regalar a los exestudiantes de doctorado, y a aquellos de su entorno que también lo padecieron.»
20 minutes

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By Stan Sakai,Alejandro Jodorowsky

one of many nice epics within the comedian ebook box stars a rabbit? that is correct, Stan Sakai's huge, immense dramatic saga of loss of life and treachery, of ambition and honor, is the comics identical of Akira Kurosawa's classics such as Seven Samurai and The Hidden fort. This quantity of the Usagi sequence positive factors the novel-length "The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy," which initially ran in six consecutive problems with the Usagi comics sequence. full of deadly sword battles alternating with humor, horror, suspense, and slapstick, this fantastically crafted and interesting quantity positive aspects all the hottest helping characters from the sequence, together with Tomoe Ame, Gen the rhino, and Zato-Ino the blind swordspig. either an exceptional place to begin for brand new readers, and an absolute necessity for Usagi completists!

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By Cristina Bueno,Raquel Franco,S. A. Editorial Planeta

Una soleada mañana de agosto, se presentan en una pequeña sucursal del banco de Roses y anuncian con voz firme: "¡Manos arriba! Esto es un atraco." Poco importa que sean cuatro ancianitas indefensas, armadas tan solo con una muleta y un par de agujas de tejer.  

Un dispositivo policial ha rodeado l. a. sucursal y las cámaras de televisión están dando los angeles noticia en directo. Los reporteros pronto descubren los angeles identidad de las ancianas. Mientras los angeles policía trabaja para acceder al banco, descubrimos los angeles verdadera razón de este supuesto atraco...

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By Ruji Chapnik

Don Depresso is a depressed freelance author who does loads of medications and pines for his ex-girlfriend. This booklet includes a number of the entire Don Depresso comedian strips produced from October of 2012 via March of 2013, in addition to remark.

The Don Depresso comics sequence bargains with melancholy in addition to different routine topics, similar to drug use and abuse, know-how (particularly Linux and open resource software), relationship and relationships, and what it’s wish to be an American within the twenty first century.

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By Jomny Sun

The illustrated tale of a lonely alien despatched to monitor Earth, the place he meets every type of creatures with all types of views on lifestyles, love, and happiness, whereas studying to believe a bit larger approximately himself—based at the drastically well known Twitter account.

Here is the unforgettable tale of Jomny, an alien despatched to check Earth. constantly feeling aside, even between his species, Jomny feels at domestic for the 1st time one of the earthlings he meets. there's a undergo uninterested in different creatures working in worry, an egg suffering to make your mind up what to hatch into, a turtle hiding itself via studying camouflage, a dog suffering to specific its actual emotions, and plenty of more.

The characters are distinct and inventive—bees imagine hard and long approximately what love capacity, birds attempt to consume the solar, nothingness questions its personal life, a ghost involves phrases with death, and an introverted hedgehog slowly shall we Jomny see its inventive insecurities. whilst, Jomny’s curious presence permits those characters to speak in confidence him in methods they have been by no means capable of earlier than, revealing the facility of someone who's simply there to listen.

Everyone’s a Aliebn whilst Ur a Aliebn Too can also be the tale in the back of the widely-shared and typo-filled @jonnysun twitter account. because the starting, solar deliberately tweeted from an outsider’s viewpoint, making a really special voice. Now, that outsider has taken form within the personality of Jomny, who observes Earth with a similar clever, empathetic, and charmingly naïve voice that received over his enthusiasts on social media. New enthusiasts will locate it natural, and previous fanatics will pride at seeing the shrewdpermanent phrases that made them fanatics within the first place.

Through this tale of a misplaced, lonely and pressured Alien discovering friendship, recognition, and love one of the animals and crops of Earth, we'll all easy methods to be a bit extra human. And for the entire earth-bound creatures the following on the planet, we'll all find out how occasionally, it takes an interloper to aid us see ourselves for who we really are.

 

 

 

 

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