My Favorite Thing is Monsters

Book 1

Author: Emil Ferris

Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

ISBN: 1606999591

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 386

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Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late ’60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror and pulp monster magazines iconography. Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her enigmatic upstairs neighbor, Anka Silverberg, a holocaust survivor, while the interconnected stories of those around her unfold. When Karen’s investigation takes us back to Anka’s life in Nazi Germany, the reader discovers how the personal, the political, the past, and the present converge.

The Best American Comics 2018

Author: Phoebe Gloeckner,Bill Kartalopoulos

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1328465365

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 400

View: 8805


“I love comics. Comics is (Comics ARE?) a perfect language, robustly evolving and expanding like any other living language,” writes Phoebe Gloeckner in her Introduction to The Best American Comics 2018. This year’s collection includes work selected from the pages of graphic novels, comic books, periodicals, zines, online, and more, highlighting the kaleidoscopic diversity of the comics language today. Featuring GABRIELLE BELL • TARA BOOTH • GEOF DARROW • GUY DELISLE • EMIL FERRIS • JULIA GFRÖRER • SARAH GLIDDEN • SIMON HANSELMANN • JAIME HERNANDEZ • JULIA JACQUETTE • GARY PANTER • ARIEL SCHRAG, and others

First Person Imperfect

Author: Paul McComas

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595301959

Category: Fiction

Page: 204

View: 5659


First Person Imperfect To read these 19 stories is to become the confidant of 19 very different, very real people. Whether tagging along with one of the nine children who open their lives and hearts to you or accompanying one of the 10 adults struggling to let go or hang on or strike out in a new direction, you will find yourself quickly caught up in these characters' lives. If you crave deep connection with quirky, disarmingly genuine people, then you'll enjoy an in-person look at First Person Imperfect. "Original, emotional stories that pulse with angst and aspiration." -William Hart, novelist, author of Never Fade Away "These are stories where everyone wears their human-ness on their sleeve. Which is my favorite kind. On the page, and in real life." -cin salach, poet, author of Looking for A Soft Place to Land A portion of the proceeds from this book benefits Boys Hope/Girls Hope, a not-for-profit network of group homes for high-potential, at-risk Chicago-area youth. Go to Published with a grant from Northwestern University.

And Things That Go Bump in the Night

Author: Terrence McNally

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822200468

Category: Drama

Page: 94

View: 1481


THE STORY: The play is about fear and negation. Ruby is its hero, Sigfrid and Grandpa its conscience, Clarence and Lakme its victims. It is also a play about choice: the choice of evil, which is a constant, over chaos, which is not necessarily a go

Kids on Board!

Fun Things to Do While Commuting Or Road Tripping with Children

Author: Robyn Freedman Spizman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781577490258

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 173

View: 5149


Turn car time into quality time!

Death Is a Stranger

Author: J.M. Schubert

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1479727385

Category: Fiction

Page: 131

View: 7718


Amanda Connelly is a very special woman in many ways. She is a brilliant research scientist immersed in her work until a monster with extreme powers takes control of her mind. The monster makes her watch through his eyes as he performs gruesome murders. The monster is obsessed with finding Amanda and destroying her and everyone she loves. Amanda must take the fight to him before he can kill everyone she loves and in doing so; she finds a new type of love she has never experienced, the love of a man. The monster is determined to destroy this and Amanda. Can Amanda save the love of her life, everyone else she holds dear, and herself? Find out if she is monster enough to stop this beast.

My Babysitter Is a Movie Monster

Author: Ann Hodgman

Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books

ISBN: 9780671884529

Category: Babysitters

Page: 135

View: 2317


Barely surviving an attack by a vampire, Meg Swain writes down her adventures and is surprised when her father uses them as the plot for a new movie, but while helping out on location, Meg encounters a new enemy. Original.

Wicked Success Is Inside Every Woman

Author: Vickie L. Milazzo

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118162699

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 2407


We're all just one step away from achieving what we want andgetting what we deserve out of life. To seize control of her own life and career, Vickie Milazzo,internationally known women's mentor, New York Timesbestselling author, Inc. Top 10 Entrepreneur and self-mademillionaire, was willing to take a whacking from a Buddhist monk,jump out of an airplane and step out of a comfortable job into theunknown. In Wicked Success Is Inside Every Woman, Vickieshares every success secret she used to grow her career into a$16-million business. Vickie shows you how to get real about achieving wicked success.Not witches and flying broomsticks wicked—but exaggeratedwicked. Reading this book, you'll feel like you're sitting with agood friend who inspires you, encourages you and pushes you tothink in a more exaggerated and uncommon way. This is a buck-upbook with a buck-up plan for any woman ready to take back controlof her life and career and unleash the wicked success inside everywoman.

Roger Ebert's Movie Yearbook 2003

Author: Roger Ebert

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 9780740726910

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 912

View: 7271


Offers the critic's reviews from January 2000 through mid-June 2002 on more than 600 movies, in a volume complemented by interviews and the author's essay of the year. Original. for the Movie Answer Man," and more. Original.

Swampmen: Muck-Monsters and their Makers

Author: Jon B. Cooke

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

ISBN: 1605490571

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 192

View: 6018


SWAMPMEN: MUCK-MONSTERS AND THEIR MAKERS examines those creepy man-critters that crawled out of the bayou back in the 1970s, through the memories of the artists and writers who created them! A stunning line-up of interviews discuss Swamp Thing, Man-Thing, The Heap, Lurker of the Swamp, It, Bog Beast, and even Marvin the Dead Thing: BERNIE WRIGHTSON, ALAN MOORE, MIKE PLOOG, LEN WEIN, STEVE GERBER, STEPHEN R. BISSETTE, RICK VEITCH, VAL MAYERIK, JIM MOONEY, JOHN TOTLEBEN, and the remembrances of many others. Behind the chilling FRANK CHO cover, there's also these astounding stories: "It Started with 'It': The THEODORE STURGEON Connection"; "The Romance of 'Swamp Thing': Heartbreak Inside the House of Secrets"; "With the Helping of the Heap: Alan Moore's Anatomy Lesson"; "Jesus is Not Alright with DC: Rick Veitch and Cancelled Comics of Calvary"; and "The Lost Bernie Wrightson Swamp Thing Graphic Novel." Over ten years in the making, this is the definitive look at that ground-breaking horror comics sub-genre, so jump into the muck 'n' mire!