Presents the adventures of Johnny, also known as Nny, whose madness is encouraged by a pair of styrofoam doughboys, as he frightens the little boy next door, attempts suicide, and craves cherry brain freezies.
Out of print for a good three years, Jhonen Vasquez's Johnny the Homicidal Maniac Director's Cut hardcover is once again available! The adventures of Johnny have been remastered and tuned to Vasquez's perfection, making this the ultimate presentation of Johnny and his world!
Features familiar faces from Johnny the Homicidal maniac but focuses on poor little Squee--Johnny's wee trauma magnet neighbor. Squee's travails remind us all of what childhood was all about--witnessing vicious dog attacks, being abducted by aliens, discovering your schoolmates are all zombies, and having dinner at Satan's house. Ahh, youth.
Author: Frederic P. Miller
Publisher: Alphascript Publishing
Release Date: 2010-11-26
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Johnny the Homicidal Maniac is the first comic book by Jhonen Vasquez. A black comedy and comedy horror, the series tells the story of a fictional serial killer named Johnny C. as he explores the psychological and possibly supernatural forces which compel him to commit a string of murders. In the 1990s, Johnny began as a comic strip, then ran under alternative comics publisher Slave Labor Graphics as a limited series of seven issues, later collected in the trade paperback Johnny the Homicidal Maniac: Director's Cut. The series produced two spin-offs titled Squee! and I Feel Sick.
Admirers of the well-beloved Mr. Chancre Scolex should find reason to rejoice in Everything Can Be Beaten which, according to the author, is "based on a completely fabricated true story." Mr. Scolex devoted his time and talent to writing Everything Can Be Beaten's compelling story, as well as to designing the book's unique layout and the appearance of its complex, multi-faceted characters. Matching Mr. Scolex's devotion to quality and artistry, Mr. Scrambly supplied colorful painted illustrations. These paintings vividly depict the story of IT, a hapless creature who breaks out of his monotonous existence to explore the realms that lie outside of the only room he has ever known. Bored of a life spent beating an endless supply of kittens, IT ventures outside and discovers a world entirely new to him. Though he is at first elated to find a place full of wonder and happiness, IT soon realizes that he can never belong in this welcoming, joyful land. "Alone in paradise," he is despondent and depressed until he realizes that, indeed, everything can be beaten, even in this strange new world. Writing and layouts by Chancre Scolex (sometimes known as Jhonen Vasquez), paintings by Crab Scrambly.
Finally, a deluxe hardcover edition of the Invader ZIM comics is here! Laugh your way through the first ten issues of Invader ZIM--as well as the exclusive #0 issue not available in stores! Relive the terror of watching the Invader ZIM TV show by reading Invader ZIM, the comic! Now in a bigger size so you can catch every single horrible detail! Featuring hilarious stories by Jhonen Vasquez, Eric Trueheart, and KC Green, and horrifying art from Aaron Alexovich and Dave Crosland, this is one collection not to be missed!
Barely conscious and muttering to himself, Jhonen Vasquez grabbed a fishbone and scrawled on the side of a cat a series of surrealist scripts never meant to be read by anyone. Two thousand miles away, J. Goldberg hears these very scripts whispered into her sleep by her pet ferret, devoid of any real direction beyond the dialog. Goldberg awakens to find that she has illustrated these scenes. In Jellyfist, two artists battle with interpretation, however absurd the intent or outcome, with running commentary from the creators on just how wrong or right it's all gone. The first book published as a result of ferret-aided, carved-kitten-transmitted telepathy, Jellyfist's collection of highly important nonsense just might change your opinion of almost all known things.
PREVIEWS is your ultimate guide to comics, graphic novels and pop-culture merchandise available from your local comic book shop... revealed up to 2 months in advance! Read product descriptions and storylines for hundreds of English-language comic books and graphic novels from the top comic book publishers such as Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics, IDW Publishing, Image Comics, Marvel Comics, Avatar Press, BOOM! Studios, Dynamite Entertainment, Fantagraphics, Oni Press, Valiant Entertainment, Viz Media, and more. Plus, you’ll also find the coolest toys and pop-culture merchandise from manufacturers such as DC Collectibles, Diamond Select Toys, Eaglemoss Publications, Funko, Gentle Giant, Kotobukiya, Hasbro, Mattel, Playmates and more. Plus, tons of other great products each categorized into easy to find sections: Comics & Graphic Novels, Books, Magazines, Trading Cards, Apparel, Toys, Statues, Models, Import Toys, Collectibles & Novelties, Games, and DVDs & Digital Media. Add in PREVIEWS exclusive apparel and merchandise you’ll find nowhere else—and it’s great monthly read to find out what’s at comic shops! 500+ catalog pages with over 2,000+ items featured each month with detailed storylines and product descriptions! Also contains Marvel PREVIEWS Supplement, filled with descriptions and art for every Marvel title!
This August issue features items scheduled to ship in November, 2014. Preorder items at your local comic book shop by September 18th. Find a comic shop near you at www.comicshoplocator.com.
This Month’s Cover Art: IDW Publishing: Transformers: Days of Deception/DC Comics: Wonder Woman. This Month’s Theme: Holiday Gift Giving!
With this video book, you'll learn how to instantly find any picture in your library, fix common photography problems, clean up your images, add pop to boring pictures, retouch portraits, make gorgeous prints, create photo books, and even edit your home videos. Tony goes beyond teaching you how to use Lightroom. Tony shows you why and when to use each feature to create stunning, natural photos. When Lightroom isn t the best tool, Tony suggests better alternatives. Combining the benefits of video training and book learning, this video book gives you over 14 hours of video and dozens of free presets and raw images to practice with. If you learn better with video, watch the video training and refer to the book for quick reference. If you prefer reading, the book is concise and practical, and each chapter links to relevant videos when you want to understand a topic more deeply or see it used in the real world. Tony covers every aspect of Lightroom in-depth, but structures his teaching so that both beginner and advanced photographers can learn as efficiently as possible. If you just want a quick start, you can watch the first video or read the first chapter and you'll be organizing and editing your pictures in less than an hour. If you want to know more about a specific feature, switch to that video or jump to that chapter in the ebook. If you want to know everything about Lightroom, watch the videos and read the book from start to finish.
Author: Guy Delisle
Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly
Release Date: 2014-08-26
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
ONE OF THE GUARDIAN'S BEST GRAPHIC NOVELS OF 2014! Ever wanted to know how to be awarded the Best Dad in the Whole World? Guy Delisle has all the answers for you in these lighthearted, entertaining tales of parental mishaps and practical jokes gone wrong. Whether he’s helping remove a pesky, wobbly, but not quite loose tooth or trying to win at hide-and-seek, his antics will resonate with every parent who has wanted to give a sarcastic answer to a funny question from their kid. Even More Bad Parenting Advice marks Delisle’s second foray into the world of offering bad advice to parents, and a second opportunity to express the minor frustrations and many joys of parenting. His skillful hand at illustration and ironic way with words, which helped to popularize his travelogues about daily life in faraway places, are just as much the stars here as he or his children are. His sense of comic timing shines through in these simply told stories; with their lively flow, a change in facial expression or a few words can serve as the punch line. Even More Bad Parenting Advice celebrates the reality that parenting isn’t all first steps and gold-starred report cards; it’s stinky diapers and never-ending drives to the grocery store, too.
Author: Jen Calonita
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release Date: 2015-03-03
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Would you send a villain to do a hero's job? Flunked is an exciting new twisted fairy tale from the award-winning author of the Secrets of My Hollywood Life series. "Charming fairy-tale fun." -Sarah Mlynowski, author of the New York Times bestselling Whatever After series. Gilly wouldn't call herself wicked, exactly...but when you have five little brothers and sisters and live in a run-down boot, you have to get creative to make ends meet. Gilly's a pretty good thief (if she does say so herself). Until she gets caught. Gilly's sentenced to three months at Fairy Tale Reform School where all of the teachers are former (super-scary) villains like the Big Bad Wolf, the Evil Queen, and Cinderella's Wicked Stepmother. Harsh. But when she meets fellow students Jax and Kayla, she learns there's more to this school than its heroic mission. There's a battle brewing and Gilly has to wonder: can a villain really change? "Fairy Tale Reform School is spellbinding and wickedly clever. Gilly is smart, spunky, and a hilarious narrator, and I cannot wait to read about her next adventure!" -Leslie Margolis, author of the Annabelle Unleashed novels and the Maggie Brooklyn mysteries "Fairy Tale Reform School is a fresh and funny take on the enchanted world. (And who hasn't always wanted to know what happened to Cinderella's stepmother?)" -Julia DeVillers, author of the Trading Faces identical twin series and Emma Emmets, Playground Matchmaker
Author: David Schmid
Release Date: 2015-11-02
Genre: Social Science
This timely collection provides a historical overview of violence in American popular culture from the Puritan era to the present and across a range of media. • Provides a narrative of the development of violence in American popular culture, illustrating both continuity and change • Combines an overview of each essay's subject matter with in-depth analysis of specific examples • Features discussion of well-known portrayers of violence, such as film and television, as well as lesser-known sources—for example, murder ballads and Puritan sermons—helping readers place contemporary concerns and examples into a detailed historical context • Suggests directions for future research and other developments in the field • Includes a keyword index to enable readers to track continuities across the various essays
Teenager Renee Mendez is a talented artist living in a small Illinois town. She loves drawing the strange beings that feature in her dreams, without realizing that when she depicts them on paper, they come to life in the real world. These gods begin to seek worshippers and battle for supremacy, killing humans and each other until only the two strongest remain. Sam and Dean come to town to investigate the murders and “miracles” these new gods perform, slaying some of them in the process. The last two gods standing prepare for their final conflict, which only one will survive. The brothers must find a way to stop the gods’ war before the entire town is destroyed.