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These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers. Each 64-page softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. When seaman were sailing only wooden ships, Captain Nemo was the master of his incredible, futuristic submarine, the Nautilus, which journeyed through many strange and adventurous voyages… 64 pages, FC
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On the run from the B.P.R.D., a newly mutated Abe Sapien--more inhuman than before--travels across a United States transformed and overrun by monsters. Abe's search for the truth about himself--or his race away from his fate--mirrors the quest of an ancient necromancer to seize control of a world literally going to hell. This deluxe hardover edition collects Abe Sapien volumes 3-5 (the beggining of the Dark and Terrible story), plus an expanded sketchbook section.
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One of the great mysteries of the Hellboy world is revealed as Abe uncovers his connections to the monsters threatening to end the world. When monsters began to tear down civilization, suspicion fell on Abe Sapien, who resembled the frogmen plaguing mankind. The two volumes of Dark and Terrible tell the complete story of Abe's quest to prove his innocence as he went AWOL from the Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defense. At first he ran from the truth, but as this volume picks up he's ready to face facts about his origins and his purpose in the world--revealed in classically oblique Mignola style--all while being pursued by a mad necromancer who feels betrayed by the Devil and is eager to use Abe to gain new power amongst the creatures that have created a Hell on Earth.
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Mike Mignola and Jason Shawn Alexander's premiere Abe solo series sets the stage for a collection of tales tracing Abe's times both as an agent of the BPRD, and delving into his long-hidden origins. A haunted lake, South American vampires, and a mad scientist seeking out man's missing link are chronicled here! This deluxe hardcover edition collects Abe Sapien: The Drowning, The Devil Does Not Jest, and Lost Lives and Other Stories In the early 1980's, new BPRD agent Abe Sapien was set to retrieve the corpse of a powerful warlock off the coast of France. Abe quickly finds himself in a battle with a century old evil in the form of demonic monks.
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The masterpiece by Belgian comics creator Hermann is available in English for the first time! A misanthropic European expatriate, Dario Ferrer, acts as guardian of a Tanzanian wildlife preserve. Accompanied by Charlotte, a naive European journalist, Ferrer discovers a village under fire from mysterious agents of the foreign-backed government. Ferrer and Charlotte must fight not only to protect the preserve, but to expose government corruption--and survive to see another day. From award-winning creator and international bestseller Hermann!
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Aleister Green loves playing late night TV horror host Aleister Arcane in his hometown of Jackson, OK... at least, until Jackson's establishment forces him off the air and into unhappy retirement and an early grave. But Aleister has left a little gift behind--will Jackson ever be the same?
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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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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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Join the Teen Scene Investigators as they explore some of Riverdale's greatest mysteries in this digital-only collection! Archie and the gang have joined forces with a couple of professional forensic investigators and are solving crimes one clue at a time. Can they close these cases before it's too late?
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Ash embarks on a soul-searching road trip to Texas on a hunch that Elvis Presley may still be alive and kicking (and supposedly vanquished a mummy)! What follows is a series of universe-spanning events that involve an Elvis jumpsuit with special time-travel abilities, a trip to 70's Vegas, plus the reveal of an evil new Book of the Dead, the Necronomicon Ho-Tep. Has Ash met his ultimate match when trading barbs with a 4,000-year-old, foul-mouthed mummy who sucks souls? Can his idol Elvis mentor him through a mid-life crisis before it becomes his final crisis? Join the adventure in a road-tripping, time-hopping groovy tale!
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Two cult classics clash for the first time in an epic crossover miniseries: ARMY OF DARKNESS VS. BUBBA HO-TEP. Ash embarks on a soul-searching road trip to Texas on a hunch that Elvis Presley may still be alive and kicking (and supposedly vanquished a mummy)! What follows is a series of universe-spanning events that involve an Elvis jumpsuit with special time-travel abilities, a trip to 70’s Vegas, plus the reveal of an evil new Book of the Dead, the Necronomicon Ho-Tep. Has Ash met his ultimate match when trading barbs with a 4,000-year-old, foul-mouthed mummy who sucks souls? Can his idol Elvis mentor him through a mid-life crisis before it becomes his final crisis? Join the adventure in a road-tripping, time-hopping groovy tale!
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Last we saw Ash, he was soaring chin-first through a time portal, hot on the bandage of Bubba Ho-Tep, and crash-landed in 70’s Las Vegas! The demonic mummy seeks an ancient Egyptian book of souls and will stop at nothing to possess it! Can Ash put his differences aside with a near-peak condition Elvis long enough to teach this undead thief a lesson? Find out in the Vegas-styled winner-takes-all showdown, where the loser gets his soul sucked out!
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Having just scored a victory against the nefarious Bubba Ho-Tep, our heroes Ash and 70’s-era Elvis take to the skies in the King’s private jet, escorting the powerfully destructive Necronomicon Ho-Tep. In order to keep it out of the wrong hands, they must provide the Egyptian artifact safe passage back to Elvis’ secure fortress in Graceland. But even at 20,000 feet, evil lurks closer than they realize…as do giant scarabs! It’s the penultimate chapter of the year’s most groovy crossover event!
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Following an unscheduled crash-landing in Graceland, Ash must quickly dust himself off and do what he does best—defending Necronomicons from Evil! As if plummeting into the King’s mansion wasn’t bad enough, Bubba enlists an undead Elvis impersonator to take on everyone’s favorite deadite-slayer while the fate of the real Elvis remains unknown. Don’t miss the deadly conclusion to this hunk of burning crossover grooviness that’s guaranteed to raise temperatures and set your soul afire!
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Aspen's most ambitious epic series debuts with this introductory zero issue! Introducing Remi, a young and energetic explorer and relic hunter, whose boundless curiosity leads to a startling discovery beyond anything she could have imagined! Along with her alchemist father, Remi works in secret, away from the prying eyes of the ruling clerics who lord over the realms of her world with their ancient decrees and strict devotion. Remi has her own sense of dedication - Her heart to adventure and her mind to the truth. But, what happens when that truth could change the fate of her entire planet, and destroy the very fabric of her civilization? An all-new Aspen Comics action-adventure epic debuts from the minds of creators Vince Hernandez (Michael Turner's Fathom: Kiani, Charismagic) and J.T. Krul (Michael Turner's Soulfire, Jirni) with breathtaking illustrations from newcomer Romina Moranelli! For Zihao, all his struggles and all his training has been leading up to this moment - a chance to upgrade his flesh and bone with the steel and circuitry of cybernetic enhancements in order to fight in the big arena. But, now that the moment of truth has arrived, he must decide once and for all if he's willing to the pay the ultimate price. There's no going back. Just ask Cassi. Don't miss this exciting new chapter of an electrifying story in a bold new world! Aspen is proud to partner with ZMX Entertainment on their landmark project created by J.T. Krul, Yuyan Song, and Dinna Wu, and featuring the stellar creative team of Alex Konat, Mark Roslan, John Starr, and Sal Cipriano.
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Introducing Remi, a young and energetic explorer and relic hunter, whose boundless curiosity leads to a startling discovery beyond anything she could have imagined! When tragedy strikes at the center of her world, Remi is forced to leave behind everything she holds dear in order to discover the truth behind her life's upheaval-all while escaping the near infinite resources of the ruling clerics of faith that seek to not only bring her to justice-but end all traces of her existence! An all-new Aspen Comics action-adventure epic debuts from the mind of creators Vince Hernandez (Michael Turner's Fathom: Kiani, Charismagic) and J.T. Krul (Michael Turner's Soulfire, Jirni) with breathtaking illustrations from newcomer Romina Moranelli!
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Introducing Remi, a young and energetic explorer and relic hunter, whose boundless curiosity leads to a startling discovery beyond anything she could have imagined! Some time has passed since the tragedy of issue one, as Remi attempts to make sense of the clues her father left behind. However, even in a new village surrounded by new acquaintances, Remi discovers that the ruling Akolouth Clerics will stop at nothing to shroud all kingdoms in their brand of religious devotion. They also will stop at nothing to hunt her down and kill her! An all-new Aspen Comics action-adventure epic debuts from the mind of creators Vince Hernandez (Michael Turner's Fathom: Kiani, Charismagic) and J.T. Krul (Michael Turner's Soulfire, Jirni) with breathtaking illustrations from newcomer Romina Moranelli!
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Introducing Remi, a young and energetic explorer and relic hunter, whose boundless curiosity leads to a startling discovery beyond anything she could have imagined! Izarik and his frightening Akolouth tighten their noose on the kingdom in search for Remi and like-minded heretics. And their pressure may lead to someone close to Remi revealing her whereabouts! However, Remi is faced with an even deadlier current predicament, as the mysterious creatures she discovered launch a full scale attack on her and her new ally, Elgrove! An all-new Aspen Comics action-adventure epic debuts from the mind of creators Vince Hernandez (Michael Turner's Fathom: Kiani, Charismagic) and J.T. Krul (Michael Turner's Soulfire, Jirni) with breathtaking illustrations from newcomer Romina Moranelli!
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Introducing Remi, a young and energetic explorer and relic hunter, whose boundless curiosity leads to a startling discovery beyond anything she could have imagined! Remi has spent her entire life as a fearless relic hunter, but nothing can prepare her for the shocking discovery she makes this issue-one that will forever change the concept of her life altogether! Yet, it may pale in comparison to an even greater shock she receives upon returning to the kingdom, as the Akolouth put their vile actions on display for all to see-and once again the victim is someone dear to Remi's heart! An all-new Aspen Comics action-adventure epic from the mind of creators Vince Hernandez (Michael Turner's Fathom: Kiani, Charismagic) and J.T. Krul (Michael Turner's Soulfire, Jirni) with breathtaking illustrations from newcomer Romina Moranelli!
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This fictional crime drama depicts the events leading up to the assassination of JFK and examines the longstanding question--was there a second shooter? Conrad "Connie" Bremen is an ex-con carrying the stench of a sordid, secret past. Connie just wants to get on with his life, but he's attracting the attention of all the wrong people: the mob, the CIA, and the FBI, just to name a few. They all have plans for Connie, whether he likes it or not--and some of those plans include the murder of a president. For Connie Bremen, the road to Dallas begins and ends here, in the Badlands. This second edition features a brand new cover illustrated by Tim Bradstreet!
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