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Each morning, a frail, old, bespectacled fisherman heads out to sea, leaving his doting, matronly wife at home patiently caring for the house, awaiting his return in the evening. But one evening he doesn't come home, instead accidentally snared by a much larger, industrial fishing trawler that absentmindedly carries him across the Atlantic. Back home, the village wonders what might have happened, assuming his death, but his wife refuses to give up hope. She consults a fortune teller who sees his visage in a crepe . . . alive in Cuba. Convinced her husband is still alive, she sets off on an improbable mission to save him. Completely wordless, this heartwarming and often hilarious adventure is a testament to not only the power of sequential storytelling, but the power of love itself.
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Fantasy master Rod Espinosa weaves an action-paled story of a small-town girl and her friends who want to make it big as renowned fighters! Clariette: part Barbie, part Xena, and all heart, out to make the world a better place. Ariarra: Pragmatic wandering cleric and healer, fiercely independent. Jolfe Endarion: Clari's cousin, an apprentice wizard with a love of adventure and good food. Together they set out in an age of constant warfare, across a world ruled by a monolithic empire, to battle enemies and monsters, make allies, save people in trouble, and find adventure, starting here in this gorgeous, epic, double-sized first issue!
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Having joined with a quasi-military adventuring band, fighter farm girl Clariette must get used to the minor rigors of the march, including weapons training. And barely has she gotten started on these new skills when their group is confronted by a local paramilitary troop, and then they both come under orc attack!
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Having joined with a quasi-military adventuring band, fighter farm girl Clariette has survived her first, fierce taste of battle. Now, she and the wounded troops arrive at a town filled with orphans. There, a dear friend pleads for help in rescuing one child from nearby, but will Clari be caught between this and her obligations to the Warriors of Dawn?
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Having split off from the Warriors of Dawn, Clari, Jolfe and Arriarra reach the beleaguered city of Bridgetown. They soon encounter others in dire need of help, but for that they need money. Fortunately, there is a huge prize for surviving a gauntlet of obstacles, but when ruthless men push the mechanisms' speed into the fatal range, can Clari survive unscathed?
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Fantasy master Rod Espinosa weaves an action-packed story of a small-town girl and her friends who want to make it big as renowned fighters! Clariette: part Barbie, part Xena, and all heart, out to make the world a better place. Ariarra: Pragmatic wandering cleric and healer, fiercely independent. Jolfe Endarion: Clari's cousin, an apprentice wizard with a love of adventure and good food. Together they set out in an age of constant warfare, across a world ruled by a monolithic empire, to battle enemies and monsters, make allies, save people in trouble, and find adventure!
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In 2010, Professor John Jennings and Dr. Damian Duffy compiled and published a 176-page collection of art and essays celebrating the vibrant African American independent comics community. Black Comix featured over 50 contributors, including Dawud Anyabwile, Eric Battle, Kenji Marshall, Afua Richardson, Larry Stroman, Rob Stull, Lance Tooks, and many, many more. It met high praise throughout the industry and quickly sold through its respectable print run despite interest and demand—used copies now fetch $60-150 on Amazon and eBay. Flash-forward eight years: the comic industry has changed a lot since then, and the amount of African American talent continues to grow and amaze. While huge strides in diversity have been made, John and Damian felt the time was right for another spotlight on the topic. Rather than simply reprinting the first edition, considering the number of fresh new voices and changes in the industry, a whole new volume felt necessary. This massive volume will be a brand-new milestone spotlight on the amazing diversity in comics today.
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Always positive, Buni doesn't understand that the cute world he lives in is usually out to get him. The girl he loves loves someone else. And his best intentions never seem to work. Yet he wakes up each day hopeful.Together with his cynical dad and determined dog, he inhabits a surreal world populated by teddy bears, cupcakes, unicorns, and zombies.With few words, these comics rely on images to tell the story, which is often twisted, sad and funny all at the same time. But more than anything, they show that nothing will keep Buni down. Because true happiness is a state of mind.
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It's Halloween season, when Seven Sails theme park's Shocktober Nights rule! Budding teen rebel Rey decides to ditch work to join her friends for spooky fun, and asks Devin to cover for her. One thing though: Rey's parents are a little (read: very) strict! Devin must wait for Rey to rush to Jog Mobile by 9pm – after closing – in time for her parents to pick her up. But Parker and her friends have other plans. Will Rey make it back in time? Can Devin keep her out of trouble?
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Job Mobile might've seen some action during the midnight release of the latest cell phone launch, but foot traffic has been down ever since. With sales dropping, Christian attempts to hire a new saleswoman. But apparently he didn't get the memo from corporate about the hiring freeze, and he gets the chewing out of a lifetime. But no sweat . . . #retaillife.  
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