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  • Details about A Sea of Love

    A Sea of Love

    Wilfred Lupano; Gregory Panaccione (Artist)

    Each morning, a frail, old, bespectacled fishermanheads out to sea, leaving his doting, matronly wife at home patiently caring forthe house, awaiting his return in the evening. But one evening he doesn't comehome, instead accidentally snared by a much larger, industrial fishing trawlerthat absentmindedly carries him across the Atlantic. Back home, the villagewonders what might have happened, assuming his death, but his wife refuses togive up hope. She consults a fortune teller who sees his visag……more

  • Details about Hockey

    Hockey

    Ngozi Ukazu

    Eric Bittle is a former Georgia junior figure skating champion, vlogger extraordinaire, and amateur pâtissier. But as accomplished as he is, nothing could prepare him for his freshman year of playing hockey at the prestigious Samwell University in Samwell, Massachusetts. It's nothing like co-ed club hockey back in the South! For one? There's checking. Second, there is Jack--his very attractive but moody captain.A collection of the first half of the mega-popular webcomic series of the same ……more

  • Details about Lighter Than My Shadow

    Lighter Than My Shadow

    Katie Green (Artist); Andrea Colvin (Editor)

    A graphic memoir of eating disorders, abuse andrecovery. Like most kids, Katie was a pickyeater. She'd sit at the table in silent protest, hide uneaten toast in herbedroom, listen to parental threats that she'd have to eat it for breakfast. But in any life a set of circumstance cancollide, and normal behavior might soon shade into something sinister, somethingdeadly. One day you can find yourself being told you have two weeks tolive. Lighter Than My Shadow is a hand-drawnstory of struggle ……more

  • Details about Faith Volume 4: the Faithless

    Faith Volume 4: the Faithless

    Jody Houser; Joe Eisma (Artist); Kate Niemczyk (Artist)

    Introducing the ultimate supervillian revenge squad! The villains are coming! Faith's most fearsome foes and ruthless rogues--including Chris Chriswell, Murder Mouse, Dark Star, and Sydney--have finally united, creating an unstoppable coalition of evil with one goal in mind: Destroy Faith Herbert! Together, they are The Faithless...and if Los Angeles' greatest hero doesn't think fast and fly even faster, they're going to ground the sky-soaring psiot for good! Join acclaimed writer Jody Houser ……more

  • Details about Slam!

    Slam!

    Pamela Ribon; Veronica Fish (Illustrator)

    When life starts coming at you like a freight train, you have two options: run away screaming or lean into the hit. From the first day of Fresh Meat Orientation for the Eastside Roller Girls, Jennifer and Maisie knew they'd be fast friends. But when they're drafted to different teams, the pull of competition -- and their increasingly messy personal lives -- threaten to drive them apart. In roller derby you take your hits, get back up, and learn how to be a better jammer, a better blocker, a bet……more

  • Details about Giant Days: Extra Credit

    Giant Days: Extra Credit

    John Allison; Caanan Grall (Illustrator); Jeremy Lawson (As told to); Jenn St-Onge (Illustrator); Sarah Stern (As told to); Lissa Treiman (Illustrator)

    Head back to school with Esther, Susan, and Daisy in this collection of shorts and bonus material from Eisner-nominated series Giant Days . Featuring "universally beloved" terror Desmond Fishmen, the magic of London at Christmastime, off-beat music festivals, and an extra-special what-if story in which Susan, Esther, and Daisy never became friends! John Allison ( Bad Machinery, Scary Go Round ) and illustrators Jenn St-Onge, Lissa Treiman, and Caanan Grall take us to Sheffield University for b……more

  • Details about Heavy Vinyl

    Heavy Vinyl

    Carly Usdin

    Starry-eyed Chris has just started the dream job every outcast kid in town wants: working at Vinyl Mayhem. It's as rad as she imagined; her boss is BOSS, her co-workers spend their time arguing over music, pushing against the patriarchy, and endlessly trying to form a band. When Rosie Riot, the staff's favorite singer, mysteriously vanishes the night before her band's show, Chris discovers her co-workers are doing more than just sorting vinyl . . . Her local indie record store is also a front fo……more

  • Details about Misfit City

    Misfit City

    Kirsten "Kiwi" Smith; Kurt Lustgarten; Naomi Franquiz (Illustrator)

    Nothing's happened in Wilder's hometown since they filmed that cult kids' adventure movie there in the 80s...Until one day, she and her friends come upon a centuries-old pirate map! Smothered by her backwater hometown and frustrated by its 1980s cult-movie fame ( The Gloomies ...have you seen it? It's a real classic, y'know.), Wilder is pretty sure she's seen everything Cannon Cove has to offer. She's desperate to get away from home as soon as she can, and move on to bigger, better, and less an……more