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Out on the Wire: The Storytelling Secrets of the New Masters of Radio
By Broadway Books
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780385348430, isbn: 9780385348430,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
A Library Journal Best Book of 2015Go behind the scenes of seven of today’s most popular narrative radio shows and podcasts, including This American Life and RadioLab, in graphic narrative. Every week, millions of devoted fans tune in to or download This American Life, The Moth, Radiolab, Planet Money, Snap Judgment, Serial, Invisibilia and other narrative radio shows. Using personal stories to breathe life into complex ideas and issues, these beloved programs help us to understand ourselves

The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt (Pantheon Graphic Library)
By Pantheon
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mpn: 53303665, ean: 9781524747374, isbn: 1524747378,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Invention of Nature, comes a breathtakingly illustrated and brilliantly evocative recounting of Alexander Von Humboldt's five year expedition in South America. Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was an intrepid explorer and the most famous scientist of his age. His restless life was packed with adventure and discovery, but his most revolutionary idea was a radical vision of nature as a complex and interconnected global force that does not exist f

The Brick Bible: The Complete Set (Brick Bible Presents)
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mpn: 21299642, ean: 9781626361775, isbn: 1626361770,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
NOTE TO PARENTS: This book is intended for older children, teens and adults. For younger children, please search Amazon for The Brick Bible for Kids series of picture books. The Brick Bible books have taken the world by storm, and now, for the first time, Brendan Powell Smith's visually striking The Brick Bible: A New Spin on the Old Testament and The Brick Bible: The New Testament are available in a beautiful hardcover box set. With over two thousand color photographs depicting the major narr

The Stan Lee Story
By Taschen America L.L.C.
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ean: 9783836575768, isbn: 3836575760,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
This is the big one, True Believers! The mostly true tale of Stan Lee: a Giant-Size extravaganza, nearly ten years in the making, about the one and only Godfather of Comics. From his childhood in Depression-era New York, to transforming Marvel into the number one comics publisher in the world, to his 21st-century reinvention as Chief Creative Officer of global entertainment company POW! Entertainment, Stan “the Man” Lee stands the test of time as the most legendary name in comicbook history.

Lair: Radical Homes and Hideouts of Movie Villains (More...)
By Tra Publishing
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ean: 9781732297869, isbn: 173229786X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
WHY DO BAD GUYS LIVE IN GOOD HOUSES?  From Atlantis in The Spy Who Loved Me to Nathan Bateman's ultra-modern abode in Ex Machina, big-screen villains often live in architectural splendor. From a design standpoint, the villain’s lair, as popularized in many of our favorite movies, is a stunning, sophisticated, envy-inducing expression of the warped drives and desires of its occupant. Lair: Radical Homes and Hideouts of Movie Villains, celebrates and considers several iconic villains’ lairs

Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home
By Scribner
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mpn: 51143229, ean: 9781476796628, isbn: 1476796629,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
* Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award * Silver Medal Society of Illustrators * * Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Comics Beat, The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Kirkus Reviews, and Library Journal This “ingenious reckoning with the past” (The New York Times), by award-winning artist Nora Krug investigates the hidden truths of her family’s wartime history in Nazi Germany.Nora Krug was born decades after the fal

Commute: An Illustrated Memoir of Female Shame
By Abrams ComicArts
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ean: 9781419736742, isbn: 1419736744,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
An intimate, clever, and ultimately gut-wrenching graphic memoir about the daily decision women must make between being sexualized or being invisible In Commute, we follow author and illustrator Erin Williams on her daily commute to and from work, punctuated by recollections of sexual encounters as well as memories of her battle with alcoholism, addiction, and recovery. As she moves through the world navigating banal, familiar, and sometimes uncomfortable interactions with the familiar-faced str

By Harvard University Press
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mpn: 41748614, ean: 9780674744431, isbn: 0674744438,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
The primacy of words over images has deep roots in Western culture. But what if the two are inextricably linked, equal partners in meaning-making? Written and drawn entirely as comics, Unflattening is an experiment in visual thinking. Nick Sousanis defies conventional forms of scholarly discourse to offer readers both a stunning work of graphic art and a serious inquiry into the ways humans construct knowledge.Unflattening is an insurrection against the fixed viewpoint. Weaving together diverse

The Twilight Man: Rod Serling and the Birth of Television
By Life Drawn
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ean: 9781643375717, isbn: 1643375717,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
A illustrated biographical tale that follows Hollywood revolutionary Rod Serling's rise to fame in the Golden Age of Television, and his descent into his own personal Twilight Zone.We recognize Rod Serling as our sharply dressed, cigarette-smoking tour guide of The Twilight Zone, but the entertainment business once regarded him as the ''Angry Young Man'' of Television. Before he became the revered master of science fiction, Rod Serling was a just a writer who had to fight to make his voice heard

I Know What I Am: The Life and Times of Artemisia Gentileschi
By Fantagraphics
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ean: 9781683962113, isbn: 1683962117,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
This is a graphic biography of a pioneering woman painter in 17th century Rome. In 17th century Rome, where women are expected to be chaste and yet are viewed as prey by powerful men, the extraordinary painter Artemisia Gentileschi fends off constant sexual advances as she works to become one of the greatest painters of her generation. Frustrated by the hypocritical social mores of her day, Gentileschi releases her anguish through her paintings and, against all odds, becomes a groundbreaking art

Queen's Blade: Visual Collection
By Brand: Vertical
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mpn: 9781935654551, ean: 9781935654551, isbn: 1935654551,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
It is medieval times, and a traditional tournament is about to take place across the land. Known in the underworld as The Queen's Blade, this battle royale is held every four years to determine the land's most beautiful and powerful Queen. While most of the battles are staged in the Queen's Capital, Gynos, fighters from all over travel far and wide to encounter each other in any venue and locale to prove their worth. The supernatural, whether they be angels or demons, are also involved in this e

Bombing Nazi Germany: The Graphic History of the Allied Air Campaign That Defeated Hitler in World War II (Zenith Graphic Histories)
By Zenith Press
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ean: 9780760345306, isbn: 0760345309,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
In Bombing Nazi Germany, renowned graphic novel author and artist Wayne Vansant profiles the dramatic joint American-British Allied air war against Nazi Germany throughout Europe during World War II. Meticulously researched, illustrated, and written with the same unmatched quality of Vansant's Normandy and Gettysburg (also from Zenith Press), Bombing Nazi Germany tells the story of the first and second generations of airmen, soldiers, and politicians from both sides who sought to bomb the enemy

The Essential George Booth (The Essential Cartoonists Library)
By Brand: Workman Publishing Company
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ean: 9780761112518, isbn: 0761112510,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Cartoonists are finally getting their due. Compiled and edited by Lee Lorenz, former art editor of The New Yorker and an acclaimed cartoonist in his own right, The Essential Cartoonists library is a celebration of this unique visual art form. Each volume focuses on one truly outstanding artist and features approximately 150 of the artist's best cartoons, as well as insight into background, influences, inspirations, working habits, and more. Launching the series: The Essential George Booth and Th

The Complete Persepolis
By Paw Prints 2008-05-09
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ean: 9781435276253, isbn: 1435276256,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
CHOSEN BY EMMA WATSON FOR 'OUR SHARED SHELF' FEMINIST BOOK CLUB The Story of a Childhood and The Story of a Return The intelligent and outspoken child of radical Marxists, and the great-grandaughter of Iran's last emperor, Satrapi bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her country. Persepolis paints an unforgettable portrait of daily life in Iran and of the bewildering contradictions between home life and public life. This is a beautiful and intimate story full of tra

Blazing Combat
By Fantagraphics Books
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ean: 9781606993668, isbn: 9781606993668,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
A comic-book classic with timely resonance: Blazing Combat was an American war-comics magazine published by Warren Publishing from 1965 to 1966. Written and edited by Archie Goodwin , with artwork by such industry notables as Gene Colan , Frank Frazetta , John Severin , Alex Toth , Al Williamson, Russ Heath, Reed Crandall, and Wally Wood , it featured war stories in both contemporary and period settings, unified by a humanistic theme of the personal costs of war, rather than by traditional men's

Caniff HC
By Brand: IDW Publishing
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ean: 9781600109201, isbn: 1600109209,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
He's been called ''The Rembrandt of the Comic Strip'' and the ''Greatest Generation's Cartoonist-in-Chief.'' No comics artist has so heavily influenced his medium and no cartoonist has seen more imitators than Milton Arthur Caniff, the creator of Terry and the Pirates, Male Call, and Steve Canyon. While these three classic newspaper strips have been reprinted, until now, the immense talent behind them has never been afforded a large-scale art monograph dedicated to his entire career. Produced w

Comics As Art: We Told You So
By Fantagraphics
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ean: 9781606999332, isbn: 9781606999332,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
In 1976, a group of young men and women coalesced around a fledgling magazine and the idea that comics could be art. In 2016, comics intended for an adult readership are reviewed favorably in the New York Times, enjoy panels devoted to them at Book Expo America, and sell in bookstores comparable to prose efforts of similar weight and intent. Comics As Art: We Told You So tells of Fantagraphics Books' key role in helping build and shape an art movement around a discredited, ignored and fading ex

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