Category: Comics

Batman and Philosophy: The Dark Knight of the Soul (The by Robert Arp, Mark D. White

By Robert Arp, Mark D. White

Why doesn't Batman simply kill the Joker and finish everyone's misery?

Can we carry the Joker morally liable for his actions?

Is Batman larger than Superman?

If every person Batman's instance, might Gotham be a greater place?

What is the Tao of the Bat?

Batman is without doubt one of the most complicated characters ever to seem in comedian books, photograph novels, and at the monstrous monitor. What philosophical trials does this superhero confront to be able to hold Gotham secure? Combing via seventy years of comedian books, tv indicates, and flicks, Batman and Philosophy explores how the darkish Knight grapples with moral conundrums, ethical accountability, his identification problem, the ethical weight he incorporates to avenge his murdered mom and dad, and masses extra. How does this caped crusader degree up opposed to the lessons of Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Kierkegaard, and Lao Tzu?

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Steve & Wheelie - Mountainbike Abenteuer: Biker, Bär und by Stefan Pastor

By Stefan Pastor

Steve und sein sprechendes Mountainbike Wheelie sind die allerbesten Freunde. Immer auf Achse wollen sie nur eines: fahren, fahren, fahren. Zusammen bestehen sie mit viel Witz und ihrem sehr speziellen Können spannende Abenteuer und lassen den Leser teilhaben am freien Leben in ihrer ganz eigenen, weiten Welt.

Im ersten Band der Geschichte um Steve und Wheelie finden sich unsere beiden Helden auf großer travel im Revier eines Grizzlybären wieder, dem der unwiderstehliche Duft von Steves Frühstücksbrot mit Erdnussbutter in die neugierige Bärennase steigt. Eine wilde Jagd nach dem begehrten Leckerbissen beginnt und nimmt schließlich eine überraschende Wende...

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Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor by Dav Pilkey

By Dav Pilkey

Publish yr note: First released in 2000

Professor Pippy P. (Pee-Pee) Poopypants is an excellent scientist, yet his ridiculous identify capability not anyone takes his terrific innovations heavily. And now he's at the rampage! He's armed with fiendish innovations Shrinky-Pig 2000 and the negative Gerbil Jogger 2000.

Can Captain Underpants cease him?

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Divas, Dames & Daredevils: Lost Heroines of Golden Age by Mike Madrid, Maria Elena Buszek

By Mike Madrid, Maria Elena Buszek

ComicsAlliance and ComicsBlend most sensible comedian e-book of the Year
BUST journal “Lit Pick" Recommendation
Certified Cool™ in PREVIEWS: The comedian Shop's Catalog

“Mike Madrid provides those forgotten superheroines their due. those 'lost' heroines at the moment are found—to the satisfaction of comedian booklet fanatics everywhere." —STAN LEE
Wonder girl, Mary wonder, and Sheena, Queen of the Jungle governed the pages of comedian books within the Nineteen Forties, yet many different heroines of the WWII period were forgotten. via twenty-eight complete reproductions of classic Golden Age comics, Divas, Dames & Daredevils reintroduces their inventive skills to mete out justice to Nazis, extraterrestrial beings, and evildoers of all kinds.

Each spine-tingling bankruptcy opens with Mike Madrid's insightful observation approximately heroines on the sunrise of the comedian e-book and divulges a universe populated by means of awesome women—superheroes, journalists, galactic warriors, bold detectives, and ace fighter pilots—who secure the USA and the realm with wit and guile.
In those pages, lovers also will meet heroines with remarkable similarities to extra glossy superheroes, together with The Spider Queen, who deployed net shooters 20 years prior to Spider guy, and Marga the Panther girl, whose feral instincts and sharp claws tore up the undesirable men lengthy sooner than Wolverine. those girls can have been neglected within the annals of heritage, yet their impact on pop culture, and the heroes we're enthusiastic about this day, is unmistakable.

Mike Madrid is the writer of Divas, Dames & Daredevils: misplaced Heroines of Golden Age Comics and The Supergirls: type, Feminism, fable, and the heritage of comedian booklet Heroines, an NPR “Best publication To proportion along with your Friends" and American Library organization Amelia Bloomer undertaking awesome e-book. Madrid, a San Francisco local and lifetime fan of comedian books and pop culture, additionally appears to be like within the documentary ask yourself girls! The Untold tale of yankee Superheroines.

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Chi's Sweet Home, Volume 11 by Konami Kanata

By Konami Kanata

Not anything is extra heartbreaking to a mom than wasting a baby. there's not anything which can substitute relatives, and whilst one is misplaced at the sort of gentle age it truly is much more distressing as uncertainty over the child's survival weighs seriously. So if destiny deals a chance to be reunited with that misplaced baby, it's a mother's responsibility to grab the instant and wish for a cheerful kinfolk reunion.

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Drawn to New York: An Illustrated Chronicle of Three Decades by Peter Kuper

By Peter Kuper

A assertion of affection to Peter Kuper’s adoptive urban during which he has lived due to the fact 1977, this diary is a colourful survey of recent York City’s historical past. via Kuper’s illustrations, this ebook depicts a climb to the head of the Brooklyn Bridge, the homeless residing in instances sq., curler skaters in significant Park, the influence of September eleven, the luxurious of Wall road, road musicians, and different scenes certain to town. With comics, illustrations, and sketches, this murals portrays every thing from the low existence to the excessive strength that has lengthy made humans from worldwide flock to big apple.

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From Hell Companion by Alan Moore, Eddie Campbell, Charles Hatfield, Craig Fischer

By Alan Moore, Eddie Campbell, Charles Hatfield, Craig Fischer

FROM HELL occupies a huge position within the background of the photo novel: a Victorian masterpiece of homicide and insanity which has received quite a few awards, spawned an incredible Hollywood movie, and remained a favourite of readers world wide for over decades.

Now, best Shelf Productions and Knockabout Comics current THE FROM HELL significant other, an excellent choice of Alan Moore's unique scripts and sketches for the landmark image novel, with copious annotations, remark, and illustrations through Eddie Campbell. right here for the 1st time are a collection of pages, together with a few of Moore's maximum writing, that have by no means been noticeable by way of somebody other than his collaborator. becoming a member of them are Campbell's first-hand debts of the project's decade-long improvement, entire with photographs, anecdotes, disagreements, and wry confessions. prepared in narrative order, those views shape a desirable mosaic, a chance to learn FROM HELL with clean eyes, and a journey contained in the minds of 2 giants in their box.

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If the Raindrops United: Drawings and Cartoons by Judah Friedlander

By Judah Friedlander

A booklet of hilariousand creative comedian drawings from the preferred 30 Rock celebrity and "World Champion" comedianJudah Friedlander, hailed via Tina Fey as "one of the all time nice weirdos."

Most americans be aware of Judah Friedlander from his function as Frank Rossitano on 30 Rock and from appearances in motion pictures like American Splendor and The Wrestler. yet lengthy prior to he grew to become a movie and television famous person and stand-up comedian Friedlander drew stuff.
Now, during this quirky, hilarious, and unusually profound choice of drawings, Friedlander indicates a brand new aspect to his "terrifically entertaining" (New York Times) comedy. no matter if imagining George Washington in Las Vegas, cosmetic surgery for imperfect triangles, and the Keystone Pipeline as a intercourse act, Friedlander's "Joodles" push obstacles as they discover the absurdities of yankee lifestyles, intercourse, or even heritage and human rights. If the Raindrops United is a milestone within the profession of 1 of America's such a lot creative comedians.

Praise for If the Raindrops United:
"Judah has drawn a unusual and humorous ebook within the grand '70s culture of B. Kliban! i feel this e-book will most likely repair the world."
--Tina Fey

"Some humans meditate. a few humans masturbate. but when you don't have the time or endurance for both of these, i like to recommend examining If the Raindrops United to cool down, have a bit giggle, or a tremendous think."
--Susan Sarandon

"I've recognized Judah for a few years and that i nonetheless don't know how his brain works, however it certain works. heavily unusual. heavily humorous. a countrywide Treasure. unfortunately, i must get a restraining order opposed to him."
--Paul Giamatti

"Judah thanks for writing a humorous twisted booklet. it's such a simple learn. Even dum dums like me can get pleasure from it!!! purchase this book."
--Dave Attell

"Judah's drawings are deceptively basic, but they develop into extra compelling with each web page. His expertise as an actor/writer/comedian is extra conveyed in one other medium. He's a Quadruple risk. He wears many hats. Literally."
--Janeane Garofalo

"Reading Judah Friedlander's new publication is lots like placing out with Judah himself: sometimes baffling, often thought-provoking, yet, so much of all, regularly hilarious!"
--Mick Foley

"To examine Judah Friedlander to an exceptional cartoonist like Jim Davis will be a praise to Jim Davis."
--Wyatt Cenac

"Another hit from the area Champ tackling the symptoms and logos you often query whereas losing sizzling lava on your American common VorMax."
--Eddie Huang

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