|Ryan hails from Ohio, where he dined with astronauts and tipped cows. He also lived in Phoenix, where he paid high AC bills. He enjoys a lot of bands that never come to Prescott.
The first collaboration between Frank Miller and Geof Darrow is back in print! Hard Boiled is the gonzo cyber punk comic book of your dreams. Follow tax collector John Nixon as he stops at nothing to get the job done in this frenetic, ultra-violent romp. Dystopia has never looked so good. All three issues are available in this sleek edition, a must have for your collection.
Way back in 1995 comics legends Frank Miller and Geof Darrow joined forces to create the most entertaining comic book of all time. Part Astro Boy tribute, part giant robot vs. massive kaiju smash up. A nonstop, no-nonsense thrill from start to finish. Darrow's meticulous cartooning never looked better and remains unrivaled. All three issues are collected here in one volume for a new generation to enjoy!
A wonderful reimagining of Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy through the lens of Masami Yuuki (creator of Patlabor). This take on the legendary character is more action-oriented, but it still retains the core themes of the original series. Artist Tetsuro Kasahara's detailed robot designs are sure to delight any mecah manga fan. A welcome addition to the enduring legacy of Astro Boy.
Ah, the age old tale of childhood obsession turned adolescent angst made manifest as a malevolent horse spirit. Who can't relate? The real draw of this book are Tezuka's incredible page compositions and striking illustrations that just explode off the page. Bomba! exemplifies why Tezuka is known as the God of Manga. Truly a master of his craft.
Dubbed "French-style manga" Last Man has all your favorite tropes. A mysterious stranger! A plucky young warrior in training! Martial arts tournaments! And more! Albeit set against a Euro-fantasy backdrop, and with a surprising twist. Artist Bastien Vivès' sparse linework has a simple elegance while simultaneously being detailed and expressive. Perfect for fans of Avatar: The Last Airbender or Dragon Ball, but make no mistake, this is not a kids book.
Here it is in all of its glory. Clowes' (mostly) complete Eightball anthology in one bargain softcover. Here you will find all of his seminal stories including Ghost World, Art School Confidential, Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron and many more painstakingly reprinted in their original format. A must have for any alternative comics fan.
At times heartbreaking, at others hilarious. Eight bizarre tales of a woman who lives with all 100 of her ex boyfriends, a drug that can turn one invisible, the particulars of sasquatch lovemaking and more are unlike anything you've read lately. Tackling themes of regret, loneliness, identity, and trauma, these stories pack a lot of emotional punch while maintaining a wonderful albeit dark sense of humor.