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JIM HENSON’S A TALE OF SAND COMIC BOOK / GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

Explore this missing piece of Jim Henson’s career in a celebration of his creative process. Discovered in the Archives of The Jim Henson Company, A Tale of Sand is an original graphic novel adaptation of an unproduced, feature-length screenplay written by Jim Henson and his frequent writing partner, Jerry Juhl. … Continue reading

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TINTIN THE COMPLETE COMPANION GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

In this week’s Comic Book / Graphic Novel Highlight we bring you TinTin The Complete Companion. A fully illustrated guide to the world-famous comic character Tintin, and his adventures. This well-researched and gorgeously presented overview follows Tintin through the 23 titles of the complete series. Description: Tintin is the classic … Continue reading

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THIS HAUNTED WORLD COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

In this week’s Comic Book/ Graphic Novel Highlight we bring you THIS HAUNTED WORLD, which will be initially published in digital format. Sea Lion Books announces this horrifying new limited series, from Mark Powers and Chris Lie, the creators behind DRAFTED, just in time for Halloween.  Synopsis: A world is awash in conflict and suffering. Some … Continue reading

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THE FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

In this week’s Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight we bring you The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, which is a compilation of the tales you’ve come to know and love. The book is replete with vintage illustrations. Book Description: This book brings together approximately two dozen of the most beloved of the … Continue reading

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INVENTING IRON MAN THE POSSIBILITY OF HUMAN MACHINE GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

This week in our Comic Book / Graphic Novels Highlight we bring you Inventing Iron Man The Possibility Of A Human Machine by E. Paul Zehr and Steve Stiles. About the book: Tony Stark has been battling bad guys and protecting innocent civilians since he first donned his mechanized armor … Continue reading

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THE TELL-TALE HEART AND OTHER STORIES COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

In this week’s Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight we bring you The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Stories by Edgar Allan Poe and illustrated by Gris Grimly. Synopsis: Stories of lost love, lost ways…and lost minds! Gris Grimly’s mysterious, morbid, macabre illustrations capture four Poe classics with an unmatchable ghoulish charm. A … Continue reading

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LET ME IN COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

In this weeks Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight we bring you Let Me In from Dark Horse , the must have Graphic Novel to accompany the horror-romance hit and one of the best critically reviewed films of 2010 which was based off the Swedish film Let the Right One In. SYNOPSIS: Abby’s life … Continue reading

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Bela Lugosi’s Tales From the Grave Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight

In this weeks Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight we bring you Bela Lugosi’s Tales From the Grave. Synopsis: A full-color anthology of stories in the classic horror comics tradition, presented by horror film icon Bela Lugosi with the help of his assistant, Hugo, and his sexy vampire groupie, Nosferina. Also featuring … Continue reading

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SIXTIES SHOCKERS: A CRITICAL FILMOGRAPHY OF HORROR CINEMA, 1960-1969 COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

For this Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight we have a special treat, not quite a comic, nor a graphic novel, but worthy of placement in our weekly highlight is Sixities Shockers: A Critical Filmography of Horror Cinema, 1960-1969. by Mark Clark and Bryan Senn. This comprehensive filmography provides critical analyses and … Continue reading

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WOODY & THE NOBLE GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

This week for OBS’s Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight we’ve found you Woody & The Noble by Jason Pell. Synopsis: In Deeproot, West Virginia, monsters, lost gods, and underground, would-be-conquerors find an ideal home to plot various their nefarious schemes in WOODY & THE NOBLE, a new 80-page graphic novel from … Continue reading

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ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF HELL COMIC BOOK / GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

There is the Egyptian Book of the Dead, The Devil’s Dictionary and now…the Encyclopaedia of Hell: An Invasion Manual for Demons Concerning the Planet Earth and Human Race Which Infects It by Martin Olsen. It sounds like it is not for the faint of heart, but in fact it’s quite … Continue reading

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TRUE BLOOD TAINTED LOVE #6 COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

Everything good must come to an end and the end has come for the dramatic saga of True Blood Tainted Love Comics from IDW Publishing. In this weeks Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight we bring you True Blood Tainted Love #6. Synopsis: It’s been a hell of a night in Bon … Continue reading

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DUNGEONS & DRAGONS VOL. 1 SHADOWPLAGUE COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

In this week’s Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight, we bring you a beginning in Dungeons & Dragons history! For the first time in many years, the role-playing game that took the world by storm gets it’s first ongoing series. Written by John Rogers (Blue Beetle) and artwork by Andrea Di Vito (Annihilation). SYNOPSIS: … Continue reading

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ANYA’S GHOST COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

For this week’s Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight we bring you Vera Brosgol’s debut YA graphic novel Anya’s Ghost, which Neil Gaiman calls “a masterpiece”, is being released this week. The simple design depicited in the novel is similar to the graphics in Persepolis. Synopsis: Anya could really use a friend. … Continue reading

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ISLE OF 100,000 GRAVES COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

This week in our Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight we bring you the 56-page graphic novel Isle of 100,000 Graves illustrated by Jason (simply) and authored by Fabien Vehlmann, published by Fantagraphics. L’Île aux 100000 Morts (Isle of 100000 Graves) originally published in French is now coming out in an English version. Synopsis: … Continue reading

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DEAN KOONTZ FRANKENSTEIN PRODIGAL SON COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

This week’s Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight we bring you Dean Koontz Frankenstein Prodigal Son Vol 2, #1 from Dynamite Entertainment publishing. From the New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz  — Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein: Prodigal Son is a tale filled with gripping horror and fast-paced action. The graphic novel features an adaptation … Continue reading

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TRUE BLOOD: TAINTED LOVE #4 COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

True Blood fans, a new True Blood Comic is coming to a comic shop near you!! TRUE BLOOD: TAINTED LOVE #4 Synopsis: The second True Blood story-arc ramps up to vampire speed! Eric and Sookie make a surprise visit to the Tru Blood bottling plant on their quest to discover the … Continue reading

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THE THREE MUSKETEERS COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

For this weeks Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight, we have come across the endearing story of The Three Musketeers in graphic novel form. Adapted by Bruce Buchanan, from the author Alexandre Dumas and illustrated by Amit Tayal, this gem has been released by Campfire Graphic Novels. Synopsis: Young D’Artagnan has only … Continue reading

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DIY GUIDE TO SURVIVING THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

There are many books that show the way to surviving a zombie take over, but this in this week’s Comic Book/ Graphic Novel Highlight we bring you the DIY Guide to Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse, from Creators Edge Press. Description: Are you ready for the zombie apocalypse? This satirical self-help … Continue reading

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MY BOYFRIEND IS A MONSTER VOL 1: LOVE HIM TO PIECES COMIC BOOK/ GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

This week’s Comic Book / Graphic Novel Highlight we bring you My Boyfriend is a Monster Vol 1: Love Him to Pieces by Evonne Tsang, illustrated by Janina Görrissen from Graphics Universe. Can zombie love really work? Synopsis: Can love survive the zombie apocalypse? Maybe Dicey’s first chance at a real … Continue reading

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DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES VOL. 2 DECIMATION COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

This week for our Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight we bring you the long awaited follow-up to the first graphic in this series, Arcana Comics “Dead Men Tell No Tales Vol. 2 Decimation”! Last May (2010) we had the pleasure of review the first in this series of graphic novels titled … Continue reading

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ZOMBIES! AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE UNDEAD COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

George A. Romero who wrote the introduction to ZOMBIES!, along with Rue Morgue Magazine’s ex Editor-in-Chief Jovanka Vuckovic, have put together what could possibly be one of the most interesting zombie history books of all time. The zombie phenomenon is unique in Western popular culture. From its origins in the … Continue reading

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EXCALIBUR: THE LEGEND OF KING ARTHUR COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

We all know the 1000 year old tale of Camelot. The legend of Arthur who pulls the sword Excalibur from a stone becomes a strong and righteous king and marries Guinevere. Well now it is in graphic novel form. Tony Lee, a prolific comic book writer, who has worked on such … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT FOR MARCH 4: ‘UNIMAGINABLE’

This week’s Comic Book/Graphic novel Highlight we bring you Arcana Comics ‘Unimaginable’ by Tom Pinchuk and Kurt Belcher. SYNOPSIS: Appointed ‘Problem Solver’ in a nightmarish city of monsters, the lost amnesiac Stump must pit street smarts against baffling dream logic to solve some outrageously bizarre ‘problems.’ But this smart ass may … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT FOR FEB 24: THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE

This week in our Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight we bring you a perennial favorite ‘The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde from Campfire Graphic Novels from author Robert Louis Stevenson. Bold visionary, Henry Jekyll, believes he can use his scientific knowledge to divide a person into two beings–one … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT FOR FEB 17: Z IS FOR ZOMBIES: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE END OF THE WORLD

For those who can’t get enough of the zombie mania surrounding pop culture today, we found a really cool new zombie graphic novel for you this week. Z is for Zombies: An Illustrated Guide to the End of the World, authored by Adam-troy Castro and illustrated by Johnny Atomic. A stunningly illustrated and … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK / GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT FOR FEB 3: THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER

In this weeks edition of Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight we take a look at The Prince and The Pauper by Mark Twain, an age old tales that still transcends time. A chance meeting between a member of the royal family and a street urchin triggers a course of events that … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK / GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT FOR JAN 27: THE LITTLEST ZOMBIE

Supreme storyteller Fred Perry spins heart-warming (and brain-eating) yarns of post-apocalyptic whimsy in his latest creation The Littlest Zombie. In the madness of the Zombie Apocalypse, amid the throngs of living dead and terrified victims, the littlest zombie roams. He’s just an inquisitive chap filled with curiosity about the world … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK / GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT FOR JAN 20: 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA

From Campfire Graphic Novels comes this classic tale ‘20,000 Leagues Under the Sea’, adapted by Dan Rafter and illustrated by Bhupendra Ahluwalia. A mysterious sea monster has been creating havoc in the ocean. Ships of all shapes and sizes, as well as humans, have been destroyed by this enigma! No … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT FOR JAN 14: LEVIATHAN

This week’s Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight we showcase the graphic novel ‘Leviathan’ by Ian Edgington and D’Israeli. In 1928, the Leviathan, the largest cruise liner the world had ever seen, was launched, bound for New York, with a crew and passenger complement totalling nearly 30,000 people. It was never seen again. Twenty … Continue reading

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