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Born Stanley Martin Lieber, Stan Lee is the creative mind behind the unparalleled success of Marvel Comics. His legendary collaborations with Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko was an explosion of creativity. From his desk sprang Spider-Man, the Hulk, the Avengers, Daredevil, the X-Men, Doctor Strange, and the team that started a revolution in redefined superhero comics, the Fantastic Four. Although his later years were fraught with ups and downs, Stan’s legacy is that he defined the everyman superhero and forever changed comic books.
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Fifty female trailblazers of yesterday and today get a four-color sequential tribute in Femme Magnifique. This collection features three-page short stories about women from the arenas of pop music, politics, art, and science. From astronauts and archaeologists to muckrakers and mathematicians, Femme Magnifique will stimulate and educate. Part mini biopic, part personal inspiration, this collection also features new material including a foreword by Cindy Whitehead, behind-the-scenes process pages, and more! Creators from South Africa, India, England, Denmark, the U.S. and other locales converge to share stories of personal heroines Kate Bush, Octavia Butler, Rumiko Takahashi, Ada Lovelace, Misty Copeland, Margaret Sanger, Michelle Obama, Sally Ride, Harriet Tubman, and more! Comic book luminaries Gail Simone, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Bill Sienkiewicz, Kieron Gillen, Sanford Greene, Jill Thompson, Gilbert Hernandez, Gerard Way, and Marguerite Bennett, to name a few, lend their talents to a celebration of kickass women who are truly magnifique.
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Stormy Daniels, film star and director, rose from the strip clubs of Baton Rouge to the top of the lucrative adult film industry. She’s also a savvy media mogul and entrepreneur, turning her brand into a worldwide phenomenon while empowering women to stand up for themselves and defy those who would marginalize them. Catapulted into the mainstream as the spicy center of a hush-money scandal involving President Donald Trump, Stormy has weathered threats, lawsuits, and politically motivated arrests by steadfastly refusing to back down in her demand to hold the president responsible for his actions. Containing new pages, a new ending, and bonus images, this graphic novel retelling of her rise to fame is edited by Stormy and contains a foreword she wrote, proving you should never underestimate her. New cover by famed comic book artist Dave Ryan.
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Make sure to check out the other installments in this unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise with the New York Times best selling The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts and The Legend of Zelda: Encyclopedia. Also look for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild — Creating a Champion for an indepth look at the art, lore, and making of the best selling video game! 
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A collection of short comics stories expanding on the world of Disney Frozen! Brace yourself for mountains of fun as you leap into these comic stories with Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Sven, and Olaf! Take part in the Arendelle Cup and meet new friends from neighboring kingdoms! Leap back in time to when Elsa and Anna were kids--see what kind of games they played and what records they beat! Then, surprise Kristoff with a gift to warm the heart. And there is so much more to be found in these adventures of Frozen where friendship triumphs! Collecting over 200 pages of Disney Frozen comics, this volume of Disney Frozen Adventures continues the exploration of Arendelle and beyond with heaps of snowy stories you won't forget! A collection of Disney Frozen short comic stories previously published by Disney and Joe Books.
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Celebrate 10 years of Perry Bible Fellowship with this comprehensive collection of PBF comics, sketches, and more! Collects every Perry Bible Fellowship comic strip released between 2004 and 2007 including previously unseen comics and Nicholas Gurewitch's PBF sketch book. This newly formatted Almanack features every PBF comic strip which ran in alternative newspapers between 2004 and 2007--and simultaneously exploded online during the internet's golden age! In commemoration of 10 years since its initial release, this Almanack also contains content that is unavailable anywhere else, including previously undiscovered PBF comics from the era and numerous sketches for comics that never came to be. Master the dark arts of Unicorn Power! Resurrect the great lord Zuthulu that you may do his bidding (and serve him brownies). Go on an adventure and READ this book! This Ignatz, Harvey, and Eisner-winning comic strip is "the best thing to happen to cartooning since Calvin and Hobbes." --(Matt Inman, The Oatmeal)
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Experience the magic of the celebrated classic animated film in this retelling of the Disney fairytale. Cinderella is a young, kind, and diligent girl who is forced to work as a servant in her own home by her wicked stepmother and her two evil stepsisters. But Cinderella dreams of what could be, and makes the best of everything with her animal friends. When the entire kingdom is invited to a royal ball, Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending. Luckily, Cinderella's Fairy Godmother appears with her magic, and Cinderella will go to the ball in her own carriage, gown, and glass slippers . . . and she will meet the Prince! But she only has until the stroke of midnight, when the spell will be broken. Originally released in 1950, Disney Cinderella was the twelfth Disney animated feature film. Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Cinderella with this graphic novel retelling!
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At last! The amazing, inspiring story of the comics medium in comics form goes global! In this volume, Fred and Ryan tackle the origins of Japanese manga, French graphic albums, the British Invasion of the American scene, the battle for creators' rights in the US, and how comics have invaded cyberspace and Hollywood! Plus: the Her-Story of Comics continues, and we spotlight other countries' funnybooks across five continents! The Comic Book History of Comics goes wherever comics go--which is everywhere!
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This first-ever collection by the award-winning team of siblings Peter and Maria Hoey encompasses the very best of their inventive and mysterious comics. The compilation ranges from the Hoeys' early comics in Blab! Magazine to their groundbreaking newest series, Coin-Op. All in all, it's more than twenty short stories and vignettes--about music and film, the comic and the absurd, the past and the future--all sparkling with innovative storytelling and design.
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This one-of-a-kind graphic novel explores the poetics of searching for connection, belonging, and identity through the fictional life of a young, queer immigrant. Inspired by the creator's own experiences as a queer, China-born illustrator living in the United States, Everything Is Beautiful, and I'm Not Afraid has an undeniable memoir quality to its recollection and thought-provoking accounts of what it's like to navigate the complexities of seeking belonging—mentally and geographically.
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The kid-friendly horror series returns to comics with all-new stories! The terrifying world of Goosebumps is just a click away! When Mitra and her two besties find a phone with the latest and greatest technology and apps, they think they are dreaming. But when push (noti cations) come to shove, they might be living a nightmare! With the phone turning them against each other, can Mitra do a hard reset before it's too late?
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All the kids in Beaver Creek, Oregon, know that the old Whaley House is probably haunted, so when young tech entrepreneur Veruca Curry moves in, the kids fear there's more to her than meets the eye. The adults in town think that Veruca is just the sort of hip, young new blood that Beaver Creek needs, but Rosie, a loner who loves anime and Japanese comics, Carlos, a popular preppy boy, and Becca, the school's star athlete, find out the terrible truth--Veruca is a witch, and she's got a terrible plan that could destroy Beaver Creek unless they can stop her.
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The kid-friendly horror series that defined a decade returns to comics! Readers beware, you're in for a scare! Brave the spine-tingling world of R.L. Stine to uncover the thrills and chills of the first ever Goosebumps comic series to feature original stories! Kicking things off is a new creepy carousel spin on HorrorLand! When Mia and Ginny go to stay at their Grandma's mothball-filled house for the summer, boredom forces them to venture out into her tiny town. But, soon, what appears to be a dusty used bookstore plunges them into an upside-down world of terror!
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Walk among the mysterious streets of Denska and collect the real pages of artwork behind PixelOpus' endearing video game Concrete Genie! This art book studies the power of self-expression, creativity and the game's core fantasy of making anyone believe they can be an artist - just like the talented protagonist of the game, Ash. Return to the characters, monsters, and lore of Denska to uncover the secrets behind PixelOpus' 'living paint' mechanics that allow the walls of Denska to come to life with player creations. Witness a special, behind-the-scenes look at the development of Concrete Genie from the small and passionate team that brought it to life. From the developers of a truly empowering journey about oppression and creativity, Dark Horse Books and PixelOpus are delighted to present The Art of Concrete Genie! This art book collects heart-warming, magnificent illustrations for fans of Ash and his wildly varied 'living paint' creations within Concrete Genie.
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A premiere collection of the best stories of EC Comics, curated in a digital format, just in time to celebrate the legendary publisher's 75th anniversary! This volume collects stories from EC Comics' most famous titles, featuring classic stories from the hands of legendary creators Al Feldstein, Harvey Kurtzman, Johnny Craig, Jack Davis, Wally Wood, and more! Collects material from issues of Crime SuspenStories, Frontline Combat, Haunt of Fear, Impact, Shock SuspenStories, Tales from the Crypt, Two-Fisted Tales, Vault of Horror, Weird Fantasy, Weird Science, and Weird Science-Fantasy.
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The classic tale reawakens and expands through the first-person perspective of Snow herself in this comic retelling! The tale of Disney Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is told through the perspective of the princess herself! More than a damsel in distress, she possesses a heart and soul that yearns for knowledge, love, and acceptance. Made to work in her own castle by her wicked stepmother, the Queen, Snow's world changes the day she meets her prince charming and her jealous stepmother tries to have her killed. Snow flees to the forest to hide and finds sanctuary with a family she never could have expected in the boisterous seven dwarfs. Can her heart still flourish with the shadow of the queen's hate looming over her, and only the lingering hope of seeing her prince again? Written by award-winning author Cecil Castellucci (Soupy Leaves Home, Shade, The Changing Girl), this graphic novel revives the timeless classic of Snow White for audiences young and adult. Glimpse into the mind and heart of Snow White as she experiences love, betrayal, terror, hope, friendship, longing, and sadness, before her happily ever after. Collects Disney Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs #1-#3.
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Collecting over 200 pages of DisneyPixar Toy Story adaptations, this graphic novel brings the adventure, comedy, and heart of Toy Story, Toy Story 2, Toy Story 3, and Toy Story 4 from the screen to your fingertips. Join Woody, Buzz, and all of your favorite toys, new and old, for adventure in this collection of the movies retold as comics! In Toy Story, Woody isn't the lone favorite anymore when Buzz gets introduced to Andy's room! Can the toys learn to play together? Woody's accidental ousting of Buzz leads to a rescue mission that ventures all over town. Then in Toy Story 2, Buzz must rescue Woody after he's toy-napped! Along the way they meet new friends Jessie and Bullseye and bring them back to Andy's room. As Andy gets older and plays with the toys less, a new adventure awaits them in Toy Story 3. Left on the curb by Andy's mom, Buzz and the gang decide to donate themselves to Sunnyside Day Care. Woody tries to get them to stay, but their journey leads them to Bonnie and a new home! Bonnie's kindergarten orientation in Toy Story 4 leads to a new toy named Forky. Woody is prepared to risk everything to bring Forky back after he gets lost, and Woody reunites with an old friend! Now a lost toy, Bo Peep helps Woody carry out his mission and understand that there is more than one way to be there for a kid.
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Build strength and heroism with Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Sven, Olaf, and their friend Hedda, as they deal with bullies, and the harsh environment of the Forbidden Land! Olaf's friend at the orphanage in Arendelle village is a spunky girl named Hedda with a big imagination and dreams of adventure. When Kristoff passes through the village and witnesses two kids bullying Hedda, he is drawn to help. He recalls his own experience with bullying during his childhood and assures her that there is hope on the horizon. Things start to look up when Hedda is invited to dinner at Arendelle Castle! Ecstatic, Hedda shares the news with the orphanage and is prepared for the best night ever. But as she makes her way to the castle, the two bullies return, and turn Hedda's joyous day into one of sadness. Feeling alone and unwanted, Hedda runs away on a journey to the Forbidden Land, to prove herself . . . on her own. Facing dangerous heights and treacherous elements, Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Sven, and Olaf must find Hedda before it's too late. Along the way, Kristoff confronts his past and everyone learns valuable lessons about differences and understanding--even the two bullies! Joe Caramagna (Zootopia, Avengers Assemble) and Kawaii Creative Studio, the original team behind Frozen: Breaking Boundaries, returns for a story of adventure, friendship, and celebration of diversity.
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Azami always thought she was only attracted to boys, but after the unexpected revelation that her long-time crush Gwyn is actually a girl, she quickly learns that love doesn't have to be limited by gender. Now, the two of them are a happy couple, and lovestruck Azami couldn't be more excited to do all the cute relationship things she's read about in romantic manga!  Unfortunately, their new relationship comes with new challenges as well. With Gwyn spending the summer at basketball camp and then transferring to a new school, Azami has to learn how to cope with her anxieties and jealousy in a healthy way. Meanwhile, Gwyn's dreams of playing basketball at her new school suffer an unexpected setback: someone on the team doesn't want her there, and is willing to expose her personal secrets to keep it that way.  
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An amaze-ink behind-the-scenes look at the making of Splatoon 2, one of the best-selling Nintendo Switch games of all time! Dive into over 380 pages worth of illustrations, key art, and designs of your favorite colorful characters, weapons, gear, locations, maps, and brands. The Art of Splatoon 2 also features storyboards and other extras sure to make a splash with any fan! Don't miss this ink-redible look at the best-selling family-friendly game Splatoon 2!
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