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January Book-A-Day Sale: Heads or Tails
Written by Sonia Lei | Filed under sales specialsLilli Carré 26 Jan 2015 2:00 AM

Heads or Tails by Lilli Carré - CoverToday's Book-A-Day Sale title is by award-winning cartoonist and animator Lilli CarréHeads or Tails packages some of Carré's best work over a five year period.

Carré’s elegant short stories read like the gothic, family narratives of Flannery O’Connor or Carson McCullers, but told visually. Poetic rhythms — a coin flip, a circling ferris wheel — are punctuated by elements of melancholy fantasy pushed forward by character-driven, naturalistic dialogue. The stories in Heads or Tails display a virtuosic breadth of visual styles and color palettes, each in perfect service of the story, and range from experimental one-pagers to short masterpieces like "The Thing About Madeline" (featured in The Best American Comics 2008), to graphic novellas like "The Carnival" (featured in David Sedaris’ and Dave Eggers’ 2010 Best American Nonrequired Reading, originally published in MOME), to new work created for this book.

Heads or Tails can be yours today for 25% off!

January Book-A-Day Sale: Eye of the Majestic Creature
Written by Sonia Lei | Filed under sales specialsLeslie Stein 24 Jan 2015 10:05 AM

Eye of the Majestic Creature Gift Set by Leslie Stein - CoversToday's Book-A-Day title is a bundled gift set of fantastical, surreal work by artist and musician Leslie SteinEye of the Majestic Creature Vols 1 + 2 are semi-autobiographical books starring the girl Larrybear and her talking acoustic guitar Marshmallow as they travel and have adventures around the countryside.

Larrybear is in a constant struggle between the desire to connect with those around her and to be left to her own devices. You get a glimpse of her past life when she visits her home town of Chicago, trying to relate to old friends who have not matured since high school, as well as her family (which includes her Hippopotamus father and his harem of ex-wives, two brothers, and Salsa-dancing mom). In the present, she moves to New York to find work for a time, resulting in many hilarious and drunken adventures with her new coworkers at a cell phone decorating shop, and her old friend Boris, who shares with her his P.G. Wodehouse books, as well as his “Incredible Hulk” weed.

Stein's gorgeous cartooning, highlighted by incredibly detailed stippling, and her dry sense of humor combine to make one of the most unique and immersive narrative experiences in comics.

This unique gift set  is yours today at 40% off!

January Book-A-Day Sale: Late Bloomer
Written by Sonia Lei | Filed under sales specialsCarol Tyler 23 Jan 2015 3:00 AM

Late Bloomer by Carol Tyler - CoverToday's Book-A-Day Sale also starts off our new theme for the next seven days: "Women in Comics"!

Late Bloomer collects rich stories by Eisner award-winning artist Carol Tyler and is her second solo work. In "Migrant Mother," Tyler tells the grueling story of a cross-country trip with the flu and her terrible-twos toddler using her trademark combination of rueful humor and empathy. The full-color "Just A Bad Seed" is a meditation on a problem child who might not be such a problem after all, while "The Return of Mrs. Kite" chronicles a family crisis — how her widowed grandmother fell in with a beau of questionable character. "Gone" (also in full color) is a stirring meditation on all kinds of loss, and "Why I'm A-gin' Southern Men" is a classic rant that dissects that particular breed of male — or at least a certain subspecies of "ex"es — with pitiless wit. Other stories include "Sweet Miss Lee" (a reminiscence of an immigrant roommate and her fate), "There's Something Wrong with a Perfect Lawn" (a tale of suburban obsessiveness), "Little Crosshatch Mind" (where artistic impulses come from), and "Uncovered Property" (discovering the power of sexuality at an early age).

Tyler works equally well in delicately crisp black-and-white penstrokes and lushly watercolored paintings (this book features over 30 pages of her stunning full-color work). All told, the three-dozen stories here cement Tyler's reputation as a cartoonist to be reckoned with.

And, just for today, you'll get a whopping 45% off this must-have book!

January Book-A-Day Sale: Locas II
Written by Sonia Lei | Filed under sales specialsLove and RocketsJaime Hernandez 22 Jan 2015 3:00 AM

Locas II: Maggie, Hopey & Ray by Jaime Hernandez - CoverToday's Book-A-Day Sale features Eisner award-winning artist Jaime Hernandez in an omnibus collection of stories featuring his main characters, Maggie, Hopey, and Ray. Locas II picks up shortly after Maggie and Hopey’s long-awaited reunion at the end of the first Locas.

Even though her love life remains as chaotic as ever, Hopey takes her first few steps toward responsible adulthood with a real job (as a teacher), while a demoralized, divorced Maggie ends up as the manager of a fleabag apartment building where she continues to wrestle with the demons of her past — most prominently in the stunning centerpiece of the volume, the graphic-novel-length “Maggie” serial, with its stunning, hallucinatory dream finale.

Meanwhile, Ray still carries a major torch for Maggie, but falls in with the “Frogmouth,” the volatile bombshell whose ties to local thugs cause him no small amount of grief.

Of course, Maggie, Hopey, and Ray’s paths continue to intersect in Hernandez’s increasingly complex, intricate, and always vitally realized world.

For today only, pick up a copy of this book, called a "landmark in comics literature" by Publishers Weekly, for 40% off!

January Book-A-Day Sale: Young Romance 1 and 2
Written by Sonia Lei | Filed under sales specialsJoe SimonJack Kirby 21 Jan 2015 4:00 AM

Young Romance 1 + 2 Gift Set by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby - CoversToday's January Book-A-Day sale features a bundled package of our two definitive books on artists Joe Simon and Jack Kirby's romance comics: Young Romance 1 and Young Romance 2.

Together, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby created such classic two-fisted comic series as Captain America, Boys' Ranch, The Newsboy Legion, and The Boy Commandos. But few people realize that one of their greatest successes — from 1947, when they singlehandedly created the genre, to the end of the 1950s — was... romance comics!

In such best-selling titles as Young Love and Real Western Romances, Simon and Kirby delighted a generation of girls and women (and probably a fair number of boys and men as well) with hundreds of charming and endlessly inventive stories of love and heartbreak.

And, for today only, you can get this lovestruck bundle at 40% off!

January Book-A-Day Sale: Film Noir 101
Written by Sonia Lei | Filed under sales specialsMark Fertig 20 Jan 2015 3:00 AM

Film Noir 101: The 101 Best Film Noir Posters from the 1940s-1950s - CoverToday's Book-A-Day Sale features the best of the best: in film noir posters, that is! Film Noir collects the 101 posters of the greatest noir films ever made in the genre (including classics The Maltese Falcon, Laura, and Double Indemnity). Reproduced in a stunningly designed, oversized format that shows off the spectacular visual elan of Hollywood movie posters at their best, the book is not only a stunning showcase of film noir art, but also establishes the crucial films and identifies their key characteristics, with critical commentary on each film by editor and scholar Mark Fertig. This is an ideal handbook for noir rookies, a valuable resource for old-hats, and a visual feast for fans of film noir and American entertainment art.

Today, get this beautiful oversized art book at 20% off!

January Book-A-Day Sale: Cork High and Bottle Deep
Written by Sonia Lei | Filed under Virgil Partchsales specials 18 Jan 2015 3:00 AM

Cork High and Bottle Deep by Virgil Partch - CoverToday's January Book-A-Day Sale is intoxicating... Well, intoxicated.

Hot on the heels of last year’s VIP: The Mad World of Virgil Partch comes this brand new collection of intoxicated insanity! Virgil Partch, tutor to the tanked, scholar of the sloshed, professor to the plastered, and endowed with a scholarship from the School of Advanced Study of Alcoholic Endeavor, flung himself into months-long research of the most arduous kind in order to produce — for our collective betterment — this report on the hangover, and how one may acquire it.

Collecting the top shelf of VIP’s drink-themed artwork including well-known favorites, this new book is sure to delight even the most rigid teetotaler (and perhaps cause them to reconsider). So batten down the hooch and prepare to cast off on the stormy seas of booze with your faithful captain, Virgil Partch!

For today only, get a copy of Partch's Cork High and Bottle Deep at 30% off!

January Book-A-Day Sale: Darling Chéri
Written by Sonia Lei | Filed under sales specials 18 Jan 2015 3:00 AM

Darling Chéri by Walter Minus - CoverToday's Book-A-Day Sale features artist Walter Minus' first American book: Darling Chéri.

Darling Chéri is the sensually illustrated story of a young career woman who awakens one morning to not only the light of an early dawn but also to the realization that love has left her current relationship. Immediately she begins penning a brisk farewell note to her soundly sleeping boyfriend before pursuing the love that has since left. Celebrated throughout Europe for his captivating illustrations of fashionable and scantily clad females, Walter Minus' colorful work has appeared in Cosmopolitan, Marie-Claire, Elle, The New Yorker, Maximal and L'Entreprise, and in countless advertising campaigns including Chanel, Coca-Cola, AirFrance, Nissan, Mercedes, Renault and Kodak.

Today, get Darling Chéri for a bountiful 45% off!

January Book-A-Day Sale: I Want to Be Your Dog
Written by Sonia Lei | Filed under sales specialsHo Che AndersonEros Comix 17 Jan 2015 4:00 AM

I Want to Be Your Dog by Ho Che Anderson - CoverToday's Book-A-Day title comes from the same artist who drew King - A Comics Biography, a graphic depiction of civil rights advocate Martin Luther King. I Want to Be Your Dog is altogether another kind of beast and debuts Ho Che Anderson's foray into erotic storytelling.

With a distinctive visual style and expert writing, Anderson tells the interlocking stories of submissive relationships set within Toronto's African-American community. This five-part thriller mixes in a healthy dose of sex and violence as it explores social and sexual politics in a visually stunning volume you'll turn to again and again! This edition contains over 30 new pages of hardcore sex and psychological brutalization, making it a must see, must have item!

And, for today only, I Want to Be Your Dog is available at 45% off!

January Book-A-Day Sale: Celluloid
Written by Sonia Lei | Filed under sales specialsDave McKean 16 Jan 2015 2:00 AM

Celluloid by Dave McKean - CoverStarting with today's Book-A-Day sale title, we'll be starting a new theme: "Inside Your Locker." For the next seven days, delve deep inside Fantagraphics' locker for some sensual, decadent books to brighten your day and stimulate the senses.

Dave McKean dipped his (vastly talented) artistic toe into erotic waters with his graphic novel, Celluloid, a 2011 Fantagraphics release about a woman's discovery of a film projector in an apartment, and the mysterious doorway it opens when the film burns out.

As the artist says: "There are so many comics about violence. I'm not entertained or amused by violence, and I’d rather not have it in my life. Sex, on the other hand, is something the vast majority of us enjoy, yet it rarely seems to be the subject of comics. Pornography is usually bland, repetitive and ugly, and, at most, 'does the job.' I always wanted to make a book that is pornographic, but is also, I hope, beautiful, and mysterious, and engages the mind."

Bringing to bear the astonishing range of illustrative and storytelling skills that have served him so well on his collaborations with Neil Gaiman and his own solo projects, Dave McKean forges into new territory with this unique work of erotica.

For today only, Celluloid is on sale at 35% off!

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