No one is safe when humorist and cartoonist Tom Gauld directs his hilarious gaze to your profession. Just as he did with writers, poets, and literary classics for the Guardian books page, Gauld now does with hapless scientists, nanobots, and puzzling theorems for his weekly New Scientist strip, the international magazine that covers all aspects of science and technology.
The eight delightfully eerie stories in Apsara Engine are a subtle intervention into everyday reality. A woman drowns herself in a past affair, a tourist chases another guest into an unforeseen past, and a nonbinary academic researches postcolonial cartography. Imagining diverse futures and rewriting old mythologies, these comics delve into strange architectures, fetishism, and heartbreak.
After her city wins the Super Bowl for the first time, Tea is separated from her friend during a riot and joins a small clique fighting its way through armed groups of football fanatics to met a star receiver who just might end the civil war — or become the city's new oppressive leader.
At the Mountains of Madness is a journey into the core of Lovecraft's mythos — the deep caverns and even deeper time of the inhospitable continent where the secret history of our planet is preserved — amidst the ruins of its first civilization, built by the alien Elder Things with the help of their bioengineered monstrosities, the shoggoths.
Little Bird tells the story of a young resistance fighter battling against an oppressive American Empire while searching for her own identity in a world on fire, risking everything to save her people, their land, and the freedom they so desperately deserve.
In a new hand-drawn syllabus detailing her creative curriculum, the author has students drawing themselves as monsters and superheroes, convincing students who think they can't draw that they can, and, most importantly, encouraging them to understand that a daily journal can be anything so long as it is hand drawn.
Chronicling the life of award-winning young adult novelist, and Eisner-nominated comics scribe Cecil Castellucci, Girl On Film follows a passionate aspiring artist from the youngest age through adulthood to deeply examine the arduous pursuit of filmmaking, while exploring the act of memory and how it recalls and reshapes what we think we truly know about ourselves.
A somewhat familiar method actor prepares for a role as long-runner under the heat and bright lights of a near future Las Vegas. The lines between character and actor are blurring under the verisimilitude of the Vegas strip, the desert sun and the impossibly shiny surface of Bradley's shades.
Heart of Darkness has unsettled generations of readers with its haunting portrait of colonialism in Africa. Acclaimed illustrator Peter Kuper delivers a visually immersive and profound interpretation of this controversial classic, evoking the danger and suspense at the heart of this brutal story.
The war went on for centuries — on one side, a coven of perpetually reincarnating witches; on the other, an all-male conspiracy of witch hunters known as the Architects, determined to put an end to the power of their nigh-immortal adversaries for good. Neither could land a decisive blow and the result was stalemate.
Until 2005, when everything changed.
Reincarnation Stories is a collection of comics narratives that combine into a graphic novel. It spans the past, present, and future of human history, with appearances by Frank Sinatra, monkey gods, a forgotten cowboy star of the silver screen, and a tribe of Native Americans that successfully resettled on the moon.
Rusty Brown is a fully interactive, full-color articulation of the time-space interrelationships of six complete consciousnesses on a single midwestern American day, and the tiny piece of human grit about which they involuntarily orbit.
Bea is on the run. And then, she runs into Lou.
This chance encounter sends them on a journey through West Texas, where strange things follow them wherever they go. The landscape morphs into an unsettling world, a mysterious cat joins them, and they are haunted by a group of threatening men. To stay safe, Bea and Lou must trust each other as they are driven to confront buried truths. The two women share their stories of loss and heartbreak — and a startling revelation about sexual assault — culminating in an exquisite example of human connection.
When 17-year-old Hazel takes a summer job clearing ivy from the forest in Portland, Ore., the only plan is to earn some extra cash to put toward concert tickets. Homeschooled, affluent, and sheltered, Hazel soon finds that working side by side with at-risk teens leaves no room for comforting illusions of equality and understanding.
Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach. Her mom has one, too, so it's probably just a bug. Raina eventually returns to school, where she's dealing with the usual highs and lows: friends, not-friends, and classmates who think the school year is just one long gross-out session. It soon becomes clear that Raina's tummy trouble isn't going away... and it coincides with her worries about food, school, and changing friendships. What's going on?
Claude Monet is best known as a leader of the Impressionists, his paintings defining the style that triggered a revolution in art. During the 86 years of his life, Monet never rested, and was always driven by the urge to paint. And more than 2,000 paintings survive from six highly creative decades.
The life of the great French painter, one of the founders of Impressionism, is narrated in lush comic art reminiscent of his style. From his struggling years without recognition and money, all the way to great success, Monet pursued one vision: Catching the light in paint. We discover in this comics biography how he came to this vision as well as his turbulent life pursuing it.
Niki de Saint Phalle knew art could save the world because art saved her. From madness, from violence. From herself. Niki de Saint Phalle was a French-American sculptor, painter, and filmmaker. She was one of the few women artists widely known for monumental sculpture.
Today, Jean-Michel Basquiat's influence can be seen not only in fine art but in fashion, design, and music. Now, for the first time, his remarkable story is told in graphic novel form. This playful, authoritative biography shows Basquiat's work to be more important, his themes more urgent, than ever before.