Inspired by the epic poem Beowulf, Kid Beowulf follows the journey of 12-year-old twin brothers, Beowulf and Grendel, as they travel to distant lands and meet fellow epic heroes therein. Includes character glossary, historical background information, and how to draw Beowulf.
Natsuru Nanao, a 6th grader who lives alone with his mother, strikes up an unlikely friendship with the reserved and driven Rio Suzumura. Natsuru plays hookey from soccer camp that summer, and instead of telling the truth to his mother, he spends all his time with Rio and her kid brother at their rickety house, where a dark secret threatens to upend their fragile happiness.--Amazon.com.
The stories that catapulted Batman to legendary status are collected here in this new graphic novel series. These original stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #27-45, BATMAN #1-3 and NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR COMICS #1 include the origin of the Dark Knight, as well as the debuts of Robin, Commissioner Gordon, Professor Hugo Strange, the Joker, Catwoman and more! BATMAN: THE GOLDEN AGE VOL. 1 features the work of such luminaries as Bob Kane, Bill Finger, Gardner Fox and Jerry Robinson!--
Who is Superman's Joker? It seems it's the unseen terror, who makes the battle personal for Superman! By attacking all things related to the Man of Steel! Together, Batman and Superman start to track down suspects but the true identity of the villian will truly shock you! No one is safe when the one you are hunting has no motive or pattern like the real Joker! Collects BATMAN/SUPERMAN #16-20, Superman/Batman Annual #2, BATMAN/SUPERMAN Futures End #1--
...After a group trip to Europe, a Japanese artist stops in Paris alone, intent on visiting the museums of the capital. But, bedridden in his hotel room with fever, he faces the absolute solitude of one suffering in a foreign land, deprived of any immediate or familiar recourse. When the fever breaks somewhat, he sets out on his visit and promptly gets lost in the crowded halls of the Louvre. Very soon, he discovers many unsuspected facets to this world in a museum in a journey oscillating between feverish hallucinations and reality, actually able to speak with famous painters from various periods of history, led to crossroads between human and personal history by...the Guardians of the Louvre--Cover.
Who founded China? Are Chinese people religious? What is Chinese culture and how has it changed over time? The accessible and fun Understanding China Through Comics series answers those questions and more. For all ages, Foundations of Chinese Civilization covers China's early history in comic form, introducing philosophies like Confucianism and Daoism, the story of the Silk Road, famous emperors like Han Wudi, and the process of China's unification. Includes a handy timeline. This is volume one of the Understanding China Through Comics series. Jing Liu is a Beijing native now living in Davis, California. A successful designer and entrepreneur who helped brands tell their stories, Jing currently uses his artistry to tell the story of China.