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In a hidden fortress near the North Pole, the greatest heroes of a past age live secluded from the world that rejected them. But when their benefactor--a mysterious scientist known only as the Professor--is kidnapped, it's up to a young boy to rally the robots, monsters, and superheroes in the fortress to come to the rescue as the Atomic Legion! * From the writer of the critically-acclaimed 47 Ronin and Crimson Empire.
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In the future, humanity is in a seemingly endless war with an alien race. The struggle is dominated by giant war machines called Gear. Only the best and the brightest are allowed to drive these behemoths. The process of elimination begins in junior high. Thirteen-year-old Teresa Gottlieb has just entered the most prestigious military academy, known to all as Gear School, to try to become one of those elite. But on top of all the usual troubles that a seventh grader has to put up with--boys, social cliques, hellish instructors--she also has to deal with three-story-tall robots and alien invasions! Teresa needs to learn that when the bell rings, the adventure starts.
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In the far future, humanity is caught in an endless war against an alien menace. The struggle is dominated by giant war machines called Gear. Only the best and the brightest are allowed to drive these war machines. The process of elimination begins in junior high. Teresa Gottlieb is a thirteen-year-old freshman at the most prestigious military academy in the world. A little while ago she saved the school from an alien attack, but at Gear School "a little while ago" is ancient history. Her status as savior of the school isn't cutting her any slack with her teachers, her classmates, or the clique that runs the school.
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Stories and myths from ancient Greece have fueled our dreams and fired our imaginations for centuries. Step inside a time machine built by a collection of today's finest storytellers, and enter a range of futures where familiar tales are re-imagined in an astonishing variety of styles. "Ancient" Greece: the year 3016 AD. And 4079 AD. And 6060 AD. From the trials of Heracles to the love songs of Orpheus, the myths and gods of the past are reborn in wondrous and scarcely imaginable futures. Witness exciting new visions of the Greek tradition from the hands and minds of Ronald Wimberly (Prince of Cats), Toby Cypress (Rodd Racer), Farel Dalrymple (The Wrenchies), and many more of today's most inventive creators. From the editors of the landmark Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream anthology, this follow up to the Harvey-nominated first volume of Once upon a Time Machine features a the comics debut of Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author Michael Swanwick (Stations of the Tide).
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A retrospective exploration of the galaxy's most lovable video game heroes--Ratchet and Clank! For fifteen years the most unlikely heroes in the cosmos have been adventuring across the stars, kicking butt and taking names. Ratchet and Clank have rescued innocent civilizations, taken down evil corporations, defeated robot armies, incited space prison breakouts, and even colluded with interstellar pirates! Now, Dark Horse Books and Insomniac Games proudly offer a look back at the history of the iconic series in a Qwark-tastic collection of never-before-seen concept art and behind-the-scenes commentary chronicling eleven amazing games and the brilliant studio that created them!
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Face your fear--save the planet! There is no longer a generation that remembers a time before the Marauders invaded Earth. Bridget Lee, an ex-combat medic now residing at the outpost Farfall, may be the world's last hope. But Bridget will need to overcome her own fears before she can save her people. Her legend begins here. * Acclaimed Nanjing: The Burning City artist/writer Ethan Young creates a sci-fi series! * Ethan Young won a 2007 Independent Publishers Book Award for Best Graphic Novel for Tails.
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A legendary hero in a sci-fi dystopian future must fight to protect a symbol of hope for humanity and an alien race before a tribe of invaders can destroy it . . . En route to rescue an old friend from an abandoned outpost, Bridget Lee is dragged back to the battlefield where her husband died. There, she discovers the plans of the alien race known as the Kra'kuu to unite and rise up behind a new figure, but will it be enough to fend off the merciless Marauders when the time comes? Ethan Young, the acclaimed writer and artist of the award-winning Nanjing: The Burning City, continues the saga of the battle-hardened hero Bridget Lee.
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