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Beg the Question
Beg the Question
Hardcover      ISBN: 1560975024

Rob Hoffman and Sylvia Fanucci, lovers living in New York City, lead somewhat complicated lives as they deal with the perils of apartment hunting, accidental pregnancy, the talk of marriage, and dead-end jobs.

Underboss
Underboss
Paperback      ISBN: 0785110240

A contract on Matt Murdock's life is somehow connected to the Kingpin's apparent murder at the hands of the mysterious Mr. Silke and the crime lord's own underbosses.

Total Sell Out
Total Sell Out
Paperback      ISBN: 1582402876

by Brian Michael Bendis
BW 184pp Trade paperback
In stores the week of December 11th.
The Concept: Three time Eisner award winning Brian Michael Bendis (Powers, Ultimate Spider-Man titles, Daredevil, Alias) didn't just appear out of thin air, you know He worked his tuchas off at all aspects of the medium before totally losing his hair in mainstream comics.
Compiled in this exclusive collection are dozens of short stories that are widely considered his best work, handpicked by the author. Ranging from the 'Fortune and Glory' style autobiographical anecdotes, to some of the darkest crime noir stories he has yet to tell. Also included is a smattering of his favorite short work collaborationswith Warren Ellis, Mark (Nowheresville) Ricketts, James Hudnall, and Mike Avon Oeming. And a portfolio of line art and multi-media illustrations that have rarely been seen before. A fun and must have collection of rarely seen or never seen material.

Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
Understanding Comics
The Invisible Art
Paperback      ISBN: 006097625x

You must read this book. --Neil Gaiman

The bestselling international classic on storytelling and visual communication.

Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics is a seminal examination of comics art: its rich history, surprising technical components, and major cultural significance. Explore the secret world between the panels, through the lines, and within the hidden symbols of a powerful but misunderstood art form.

Supreme: The Story of the Year
Supreme
The Story of the Year
Paperback      ISBN: 0971024952

Due to amnesia caused by a revision in time, comic book artist Ethan Crane, a.k.a. Supreme, fights to remember his past in flashbacks that range from the 1930s through the 1990s, with artwork reflecting the time periods he inhabits.

100 Bullets 1: First Shot, Last Call
100 Bullets 1
First Shot, Last Call
Paperback      ISBN: 1563896451

Originally published in single magazine form as 100 Bullets, 1-5, Vertigo: winter's edge 3--T.P. verso.

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
Batman
The Dark Knight Returns
Paperback      ISBN: 1563893428

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
It is ten years after an aging Batman has retired and Gotham City has sunk deeper into decadence and lawlessness. Now as his city needs him most, the Dark Knight returns in a blaze of glory.
Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenage female Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off against his two greatest enemies, the Joker and Two-Face for the final time, Batman finds himself in mortal combat with his former ally, Superman, in a battle that only one of them will survive. This collection is hailed as a comics masterpiece and was responsible for the launch of the Batman movies.
This volume collects Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #1-4.

Bone 2: The Great Cow Race
Bone 2
The Great Cow Race
Paperback      ISBN: 0963660950

A grand, ridiculous opera of adventure, greed, mystery, and unrequited love. If you like big jokes and fast action, hurry in for a good seat at The Great Cow Race

Join the Bone cousins, Fone Bone, Phoney Bone, and Smiley Bone, in their most outrageous adventure ever The Great Cow Race is the original tale which won the Eisner award for Best Serialized Story.

Creature Tech
Creature Tech
Paperback      ISBN: 1891830341

Good battles evil, and the world hangs in the balance Resurrected by the Shroud of Turin, the zombified Dr. Jameson intends to finish what he started 150 years ago -- destroying the earth with a giant space eel. Standing in his way is Dr. Ong, a would-be pastor turned scientist who now works in a government research facility infamously known as "Creature Tech." Aided by an unlikely cast of rednecks, symbiotic aliens, and a CIA-trained mantid, Dr. Ong embarks on a journey of faith, love, and self-discovery. All in a day's work at Creature Tech ... And, by the way, 20th Century Fox and New Regency are currently developing Doug TenNapel's Creature Tech for the sliver screen. We'll keep you posted as things develop.

Love Hina 1
Love Hina 1
Paperback      ISBN: 1931514941

Keitaro has had great difficulty getting into the university of his choice, and no luck meeting women. In a desperate effort to go into seclusion and study for entry exams, he volunteers to take over running his grandmother's hotel. His plans are ruined when he discovers that the hotel is actually an all-girls dormitory.