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Written by CHIP ZDARSKY
Illustrated by ERICA HENDERSON

Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages

Publisher: Archie Comics

On Sale: 07/26/2016

Price: $19.99

ISBN: 978-1-627-38893-1

In the grand tradition of comic book reboots like ARCHIE VOL. 1, Archie Comics proudly presents... JUGHEAD VOL. 1—from the comics dream team of Chip Zdarsky (HOWARD THE DUCK) and Erica Henderson (THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL)!

Riverdale High provides a quality education and quality hot lunches, but when one of those is tampered with, JUGHEAD JONES swears vengeance! Well, I mean, he doesn't "swear." This is still Archie Comics after all.

Collects JUGHEAD issues #1-6, plus bonus features.

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Written by BRYAN DOERRIES

Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages

Publisher: Pantheon

On Sale: 04/05/2016

Price: $19.95

ISBN: 978-0-375-71516-7

Jack Brennan is a Marine Corps sergeant whose infantry squad has been cleared to return home from a grueling deployment to Afghanistan. A few years prior, Sergeant Brennan lost one of his closest friends—a young combat veteran—to suicide and has vowed to do everything in his power to keep his Marines from a similar fate. On their last night in-country, Brennan, who has long kept a tattered copy of the Odyssey with him on deployment, shares his version of Homer’s classic with his fellow...

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Written by SONNY LIEW

Format: Hardcover, 320 pages

Publisher: Pantheon

On Sale: 03/01/2016

Price: $30.00

ISBN: 978-1-101-87069-3

Meet Charlie Chan Hock Chye. 
 
Now in his early 70s, Chan has been making comics in his native Singapore since 1954, when he was a boy of 16. As he looks back on his career over five decades, we see his stories unfold before us in a dazzling array of art styles and forms, their development mirroring the evolution in the political and social landscape of his homeland and of the comic book medium itself.
 
With The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye Sonny Liew has drawn together a myriad of genres to...

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A NOVEL

Format: Hardcover, 240 pages

Publisher: Knopf

On Sale: 09/01/2015

Price: $30.00

ISBN: 978-0-307-26747-4

From the celebrated New Yorker cartoonist and acclaimed author of Cancer Vixen, a brilliant, funny, and wildly imaginative first novel: the story of an influential gossip columnist brought face-to-face with her higher self—and a challenge to change her life for the better.

Glamorous, superconnected Ann Tenna is the founder of Eyemauler, a New York City-based Web site that’s always the first to dish the most up-to-the-minute dirt on celebrities and ordinary folks alike. Ann has ascended to the...

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THE STORYTELLING SECRETS OF THE NEW MASTERS OF RADIO
Written by JESSICA ABEL

Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages

Publisher: Broadway Books

On Sale: 08/25/2015

Price: $18.00

ISBN: 978-0-385-34843-0

Every week, millions of devoted fans tune in to or download This American Life, The Moth, Radiolab, Planet Money, Snap Judgment, Serial, Invisibilia and other narrative radio shows. Using personal stories to breathe life into complex ideas and issues, these beloved programs help readers to understand ourselves and our world a little bit better. Each has a distinct style, but every one delivers stories that are brilliantly told and produced. Out on the Wire offers an unexpected window into...

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THE (MOSTLY) TRUE STORY OF THE FIRST COMPUTER
Written by SYDNEY PADUA

Format: Hardcover, 320 pages

Publisher: Pantheon

On Sale: 04/21/2015

Price: $28.95

ISBN: 978-0-307-90827-8

Meet Victorian London’s most dynamic duo: Charles Babbage, the unrealized inventor of the computer, and his accomplice, Ada, Countess of Lovelace, the peculiar protoprogrammer and daughter of Lord Byron. When Lovelace translated a description of Babbage’s plans for an enormous mechanical calculating machine in 1842, she added annotations three times longer than the original work. Her footnotes contained the first appearance of the general computing theory, a hundred years before an actual...

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Written by RICHARD MCGUIRE

Format: Hardcover, 304 pages

Publisher: Pantheon

On Sale: 12/09/2014

Price: $35.00

ISBN: 978-0-375-40650-8

Richard McGuire's comic Here appeared in Raw Magazine in 1989 and was quickly seen as a transformative work that expanded the possibilities of the comic medium. It is a work that has influenced two decades of comics art.

Now comes an astonishing elaboration of McGuire’s original concept—the story of a corner of a room and of what happens in that space over time. The book experiments with formal properties of comics, using multiple panels to convey different moments in the narrative....

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Written by MARY M. TALBOT
Illustrated by KATE CHARLESWORTH

Format: Hardcover, 192 pages

Publisher: Dark Horse Books

On Sale: 10/07/2014

Price: $19.99

ISBN: 978-1-616-55547-4

A tale of loyalty, love, and courage, Sally Heathcote, Suffragette follows the fortunes of a common housemaid swept up in the feminist militancy of early 20th century Edwardian Britain. As the growing hunger for change grows within a culture of rigid social mores and class barriers, Sally and thousands like her rise up to break the bonds of oppression at the risk of ostracization and violence.

Costa Award winners Mary and Bryan Talbot and acclaimed illustrator Kate Charlesworth have crafted...

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Written by CHARLES BURNS

Format: Hardcover, 64 pages

Publisher: Pantheon

On Sale: 09/16/2014

Price: $23.00

ISBN: 978-0-307-90790-5

The long, strange trip that began in X'ed Out and continued in The Hive reaches its mind-bending, heartbreaking end, but not before Doug is forced to deal with the lie he's been telling himself since the beginning. In this concluding volume, nightmarish dreams evolve into an even more dreadful reality...

(With full-color illustrations throughout.)


“The coloring is vivid and captivating, and Burns has written a deeply rewarding, albeit heart-wrenching conclusion.” —Patrick Lohier,...

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Written by MICHAEL CHO

Format: Hardcover, 96 pages

Publisher: Pantheon

On Sale: 09/02/2014

Price: $19.95

ISBN: 978-0-307-91173-5

Corrina Park used to have big plans.

Studying English literature in college, she imagined writing a successful novel and leading the idealized life of an author. But she’s been working at the same advertising agency for the past five years and the only thing she’s written is . . . copy. Corrina knows there must be more to life, but and she faces the same question as does everyone in her generation: how to find it?

Here is the brilliant debut graphic novel about a young woman’s search for...

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Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Illustrated by GARY FRANK

Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages

Publisher: DC Comics

On Sale: 08/19/2014

Price: $14.99

ISBN: 978-1-401-23209-2

Batman is not a hero.

He is just a man.

Fallible, vulnerable, and angry.

In a Gotham City where friend and foe are indistinguishable, Bruce Wayne’s path toward becoming the Dark Knight is riddled with more obstacles than ever before. Focused on punishing his parents’ true killers, and the corrupt police that allowed them to go free, Bruce Wayne’s thirst for vengeance fuels his mad crusade and no one, not even Alfred, can stop him.

In the tradition of Superman: Earth One, writer Geoff Johns and...

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Written by TANIA DEL RIO
Illustrated by BILL GALVAN

Format: Hardcover, 224 pages

Publisher: Archie Comics

On Sale: 08/05/2014

Price: $13.99

ISBN: 978-1-936-97537-2

Everyone’s favorite girl-next-door dives head first into high school and extracurricular activities.  Betty can do it all—but can she get by without a little help from her friend? Freshman year is off to a rocky start with some major BFF drama!  Betty’s longtime best friend Veronica is rich, ruthless and snobby—the total opposite of Betty. And in high school, where social status means everything, it seems like Betty and Veronica can’t be besties anymore. Luckily, Betty is armed with her...

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