When she was a little girl, passing her summers in the heat of coastal Australia, Evie Wyld was captivated by sharks—by their innate ruthlessness, stealth and immeasurable power—and they have never released their hold on her imagination.
Collects the groundbreaking all-woman comics anthology, including 1970's It Ain't Me, Babe. Over two decades, Wimmen's Comix published comic artists like Roberta Gregory, Melinda Gebbie, Dori Seda and Mary Fleener, on subjects from bad dates and crummy jobs to masturbation and abortion.
Meet Charlie Chan Hock Chye. Now in his early 70s as he looks back on his career, Chan has spent a lifetime making comics in his native Singapore since he was a boy of 16, in 1954. The artist doubles here as both the narrator and the subject matter, as his life story parallels the changes in Singapore over five decades since the war. And while all the detail about the formation of the Singapore government adheres meticulously to the facts, the reader is ultimately left wondering whether or not Charlie Chan Hock Chye himself is real or a construct.
Approximately 25 years after the debut of The Sandman, Neil Gaiman returns to the seminal comic book series with a prequel. In this mini-series, he offers a glimpse into the events leading up to the capture of Morpheus, the Lord of Dreams, which opens the original series.
The comic book author and creator of such famous comic-book characters as Spider-Man and the Incredible Hulk describes his early struggles in the comic book industry of the 1940s and 1950s and his emergence as a world famous cartoonist.
In a graphic-novel version of Alarcón's short story — which was included in his first book, War by Candlelight — Peruvian journalist Oscar "Chino" Uribe chronicles the life of Lima street clowns, just as he tries to make sense of the life and recent death of his philandering father.
Cartoonist Bill Griffith — creator of Zippy the Pinhead — discovered as an adult that his mother had had a 16-year affair with another man, himself a cartoonist. In Invisible Ink, he explores the impact of that secret on his mother and everyone around her.
An unusual memoir done in the form of a graphic novel by a cult favorite comic artist offers a darkly funny family portrait that details her relationship with her father, a historic preservation expert dedicated to restoring the family's Victorian home, funeral home director, high-school English teacher, and closeted homosexual. Reprint.