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When Jackie's ex-lover Noah dies, she decides the best and quickest way to get over the love of her life is to hold a personal ritual with Noah's ashes. Jackie consumes the ashes in the form of smoothies for 12 days, hoping the pain will subside with her profound reaction to Noah's death. While she and her partner-in-crime Nick, Noah's brother, spend the time in the closed space her apartment, they slowly become consumed by Noah's tragedy.
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An Internet cafe and recording studio, known as @Large, becomes a gathering place for a group of street kids called DNA, who soon discover they may be in serious trouble with the secret owners of @Large. This is volume 1 of the @Large Trilogy.
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A collection of stories written in Yiddish in the early 1900s, translated to English and adapted to graphic novel format by the creator's daughter, Trina Robbins, and many of her artist friends.
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This series features classic Shakespeare retold with graphic color illustrations. Educators using the Dale-Chall vocabulary system adapted each title. Each 64-page, softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original play. Research shows that the more students read, the better their vocabulary, their ability to read, and their knowledge of the world. A Midsummer Night's Dream takes place in mythical Athens. The theme of the story is that love has no laws and is blind and unpredictable. William Shakespeare wrote many great comedies and tragedies. This story, an entertaining fantasy, takes the reader through a romantic farce on a midsummer's eve, during a time of great rejoicing amongst the elves and fairies who live in the woods. Puck, Oberon, Theseus, Hermia, Demetrius, Helena, Bottom, and Lysander are just a few of the characters in this timeless, world-famous comedy. 64 pages, FC
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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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The 32 page Handbook profiles all of the major characters in the Advent Universe. This is the perfect jump-on point for new readers of Advent Comics titles. This goes hand-in-hand with other Advent comic publications.
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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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47 and his handler, Diana Burnwood, are a team responsible for some of the most ruthless, efficient and untraceable assassinations across the globe. But before they were operatives of the shadowy International Contracts Association, 47 and Burnwood were on their own separate paths in life - streets lined with blood, bullets and revenge. As 14-year-old Diana begins a mission to track down the people who killed her parents, 47 is struggling to free himself and his friend, 6, from the mysterious Institute which has bred them as killers since they were kids. With a story that stretches from the heartland of America to the Berlin Wall, Lone Wolves will trace the birth of the legendary Hitman and the secret past of the woman behind him who pulls the string and knows just how hard taking a life truly is.
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47 and his handler, Diana Burnwood, are a team responsible for some of the most ruthless, efficient and untraceable assassinations across the globe. But before they were operatives of the shadowy International Contracts Association, 47 and Burnwood were on their own separate paths in life — streets lined with blood, bullets and revenge. As 14-year-old Diana begins a mission to track down the people who killed her parents, the one responsible, 47, is struggling to free himself and his brother, 6, from the mysterious Institute which has bred them as killers since they were kids. With a story that stretches from the heartland of America to the Berlin Wall, Lone Wolves will trace the birth of the legendary Hitman and the secret past of the woman behind him who pulls the string and knows just how hard taking a life truly is.
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As they travel across the globe on another mission, Subject 47 and his brother 6 begin to assemble their plan of attack against the Institute that made them who they are. A war on both their surrogate family of fellow subjects and a potential future spent as living weapons under someone else's control. While Diana Burnwood's new life in London has begun to blossom and her secret vendetta finds a new sponsor in the form of a crime boss all too eager to teach her new protege a few tricks how to get her hands dirty.
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It’s graduation day. Diana Burnwood struggles to balance her two lives, her psychotic mentor and her conscience as she prepares to make the first kill on her road to avenging her parents. While Agent 47 and his brother 6 make their move to escape the Institute and end up changing their lives and world history forever in one bloody blow.
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Since taking control of her mentor’s criminal operation, Diana Burnwood’s life has blossomed into a world of possibilities she could only ever dream of. As her quest for revenge nears completion, her targets begin to fight back with an unlikely ally. Meanwhile, 47, recaptured by The Institute after his attack, goes underground with the remaining Subjects and Dr. Ort-Meyer. Having sacrificed his freedom and his humanity, 47 takes his first steps onto the road to becoming the Hitman.
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As the only remaining survivor of the Institute, 47’s role as Dr. Ort-Meyer’s weapon is put to use one last time on an impossible contract against a shadowy foe who controls their fates. The blowback against Diana pushes her to finally track down the last name on her list, triggering a series of disasters that sets her on her collision course with the Hitman.
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Diana Burnwood has settled into her new role as a handler for the International Contract Agency, learning the ropes of her job, helping arrange hits on high-profile targets. Agent 47, finally free of the Institute, begins to build a life as a freelance assassin. When Diana is tasked with assisting her hitman in taking out the same target as 47 has been hired to kill, these two lives will finally intersect in an explosive finale.
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In the distant future, the human body is a temporary and interchangeable commodity - if you can pay. For the interstellar elite, bodies are swapped out and reused without a second thought. You never grow old; you never die. However, some bodies are more temporary than others ... Takeshi Kovacs was once a member of the Envoy Corps, stormtroopers for the Interstellar Earth Protectorate, ultra-lethal adepts in switching bodies across the stars. While he served, he was known by a variety of names--Mamba Lev, One Hand Rending, the Icepick--all testament to his capacity for rapid response and extreme violence in whatever flesh he wore. Now he's out of the service and trying to live a different life. But the Protectorate hasn’t changed its spots, no matter what world Kovacs drifts to, and with that old combat rage still burning deep inside him, will he ever really be able to walk away? Created by Richard K. Morgan, Altered Carbon was previously adapted as a Netflix television series. This original graphic novel, written by Rik Hoskin (Brandon Sanderson’s White Sand/Pierce Brown’s Red Rising, expands upon the Altered Carbon universe.
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Amber Blake was only a child when she was recruited to the Cleverland Institute, a school for gifted children. But predators hide in the school's administration, abusing the children they're meant to protect, and, on the verge of exposing them, Amber finds herself fleeing for her life from the very man who recruited her. But she's not dead yet--and she's not the only one who wants to see Cleverland's leaders burn.
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