My Favorite Thing is Monsters

My Favorite Thing is Monsters Author Emil Ferris
ISBN-10 9781606999592
Release 2017-02-15
Pages 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.



My Favorite Thing is Monsters

My Favorite Thing is Monsters Author Emil Ferris
ISBN-10 9781683960195
Release 2017-10-11
Pages 304
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Can Karen solve Anka’s murder? Why did Karen’s brother Deeze shoot their brother Victor? Did Anka strike a deal with the devil by saving children from the Nazis by prostituting them? Did Karen’s brother Deeze commit fratricide in Vietnam? Taking place in tumultuous and violent Chicago in the summer of 1968, young Karen attends the Yippie-organized Festival of Life in Grant Park and finds herself swept up in a police stomping. Privately, she continues to investigate her neighbor’s recent death and discovers one last cassette tape that sheds light upon Anka’s heroic activities in Nazi Germany. She wrestles with her own sexual identity and tells her good friend Sam Silverberg, that the best birthday present she could receive is to “feel like there is someone in the history of the world who has been like me.” The cast of characters introduced in volume 1 of Emil Ferris’s critically acclaimed masterwork My Favorite Thing is Monsters experience revelations and epiphanies that both resolve and deepen the mysteries earlier visited upon them. Visually, the story is told in Ferris’s trademarked style of a breathtakingly seamless combination of panel sequences and cartoon montages.



My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Karen Reyes

My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Karen Reyes Author Emil Ferris
ISBN-10 OCLC:656573449
Release 2010
Pages 27
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My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Karen Reyes has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Karen Reyes also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Karen Reyes book for free.



The Gold Coast and the Slum

The Gold Coast and the Slum Author Harvey Warren Zorbaugh
ISBN-10 0226989453
Release 1983-07-15
Pages 287
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"This is a book about Chicago. It is also, and for that very reason, a book about every other American city which has lived long enough and grown large enough to experience the transformation of neighborhoods and the contact of cultures and the tension between different types of individual and community behavior. . . . Here is a type of sociological investigation which is equally marked by human interest and scientific method."—Christian Century



Love Is My Favorite Thing

Love Is My Favorite Thing Author Emma Chichester Clark
ISBN-10 9780698196087
Release 2015-11-24
Pages 32
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Starring an enthusiastic pooch whose joy, optimism and love know no bounds, this lively picture book is based on Emma Chichester Clark’s own dog, and joyfully celebrates unconditional love. Plum has lots of favorite things—catching sticks, her bear, her bed—but really, LOVE is her absolute favorite thing. She loves her family and all the things they do together. Sometimes, however, Plum’s exuberance causes trouble, and she just can’t help being naughty. But fortunately, love is such a great thing that even when she makes mistakes, Plum’s family still adores her.



Spill Zone

Spill Zone Author Scott Westerfeld
ISBN-10 9781250164292
Release 2017-05-02
Pages 224
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The first volume of an original graphic novel series from New York Times--bestselling author Scott Westerfeld, illustrated by Alex Puvilland. Three years ago an event destroyed the small city of Poughkeepsie, forever changing reality within its borders. Uncanny manifestations and lethal dangers now await anyone who enters the Spill Zone. The Spill claimed Addison’s parents and scarred her little sister, Lexa, who hasn’t spoken since. Addison provides for her sister by photographing the Zone's twisted attractions on illicit midnight rides. Art collectors pay top dollar for these bizarre images, but getting close enough for the perfect shot can mean death—or worse. When an eccentric collector makes a million-dollar offer, Addison breaks her own hard-learned rules of survival and ventures farther than she has ever dared. Within the Spill Zone, Hell awaits—and it seems to be calling Addison's name.



A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls Author Patrick Ness
ISBN-10 1406365777
Release 2016-09
Pages 360
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A Monster Calls has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from A Monster Calls also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full A Monster Calls book for free.



Cosplayers

Cosplayers Author Dash Shaw
ISBN-10 9781606999486
Release 2016-08-03
Pages 116
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This graphic novel is an ode to the defining element of fandom. It celebrates both the culture’s theatricality and D.I.Y. beauty―as well as its often-awkward conflation of fantasy with reality―in seven interconnected short stories about two young women. Cosplayers is an affectionate, funny book about how fandom can be much more inclusive and humanistic than the stories and characters it's built upon.



Fante Bukowski

Fante Bukowski Author Noah Van Sciver
ISBN-10 9781606998519
Release 2015-08-08
Pages 82
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Noah Van Sciver’s latest graphic novella drops in on the life of the self-styled, aspiring young writer, Fante Bukowski, as he delusively makes his way to literary fame and fortune, one drink at a time. Living in a cheap hotel, consorting with the debased and downtrodden, searching for that golden idea that will rocket him to the success he yearns for as the great American novelist, and to get respect from his father once and for all. But, there’s just one problem: Fante Bukowski has no talent for writing.



Songy of Paradise

Songy of Paradise Author Gary Panter
ISBN-10 9781683960287
Release 2017-05-24
Pages 40
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Fantagraphics is proud to present a major, all-new book by Gary Panter. Songy of Paradise is an inspired interpretation of John Milton’s retelling of the story of Jesus being tempted by Satan after being baptized by John the Baptist and fasting for forty days and nights in the Judaean Desert. Panter’s version doesn’t rely on Milton’s words, but faithfully follows the structure of Milton’s Paradise Regained, with one notable exception: Jesus has been replaced by a hillbilly, Songy, who is on a vision quest before being tempted by a chimeric Satan figure. Gary Panter is one of America’s preeminent artists, designers, and cartoonists, whose work defined the L.A. punk scene and the vibrant work of the television show Pee-Wee’s Playhouse. Songy of Paradise presents Panter’s singular vision in an ornate, hardcover format that does justice to Panter’s densely packed pages, with a stunning two-color stamping on cloth covers. It will be an art object, a brilliant literary experiment, and the most eye-popping graphic novel of 2017.



Monsters

Monsters Author Emerald Fennell
ISBN-10 9781471404719
Release 2015-09-03
Pages 288
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A blackly comic tale about two children you would never want to meet. Set in the Cornish town of Fowey, all is not as idyllic as the beautiful seaside town might seem. The body of a young woman is discovered in the nets of a fishing boat. It is established that the woman was murdered. Most are shocked and horrified. But there is somebody who is not - a twelve-year-old girl. She is delighted; she loves murders. Soon she is questioning the inhabitants of the town in her own personal investigation. But it is a bit boring on her own. Then Miles Giffard, a similarly odd twelve-year-old boy, arrives in Fowey with his mother, and they start investigating together. Oh, and also playing games that re-enact the murders. Just for fun, you understand... A book about two twelve-year-olds that is definitely not for kids.



Pretending Is Lying

Pretending Is Lying Author Dominique Goblet
ISBN-10 9781681370477
Release 2017-02-07
Pages 144
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"Pretending Is Lying is a memoir unlike any other. The first book to appear in English by the acclaimed Belgian artist Dominique Goblet, it is at once an intimate account of love and familial dysfunction and an audacious experiment in graphic storytelling. In a series of dazzling fragments--skipping through time, and from raw, slashing color to delicate black and white--Goblet examines the most important relationships in her life: with her partner, Guy-Marc; with her daughter, Nikita; with her alcoholic, well-meaning father; and with her abusive mother. More than a decade in the making, the result is an unnerving comedy of paternal dysfunction, an achingly ambivalent love story (with asides on the Beach Boys), and a searing account of childhood trauma--a dizzying, unforgettable view of a life in progress and a tour de force of the art of comics"--



Last Night I Sang to the Monster

Last Night I Sang to the Monster Author Benjamin Alire Sáenz
ISBN-10 1933693797
Release 2013-09-18
Pages 304
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Some people have dogs. Not me. I have a therapist. I'd rather have a dog.



Invisible Monsters A Novel

Invisible Monsters  A Novel Author Chuck Palahniuk
ISBN-10 9780393341423
Release 2011-03-21
Pages 304
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Love, betrayal, petty larceny, and high fashion fuel this deliciously comic novel from the author of Fight Club. She's a fashion model who has everything: a boyfriend, a career, a loyal best friend. But when a sudden freeway "accident" leaves her disfigured and incapable of speech, she goes from being the beautiful center of attention to being an invisible monster, so hideous that no one will acknowledge that she exists. Enter Brandy Alexander, Queen Supreme, one operation away from becoming a real woman, who will teach her that reinventing yourself means erasing your past and making up something better. And that salvation hides in the last places you'll ever want to look.



The Nian Monster

The Nian Monster Author Andrea Wang
ISBN-10 9780807556429
Release 2016-12-01
Pages 32
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Tong tong! The legendary Nian monster has returned at Chinese New Year. With horns, scales, and wide, wicked jaws, Nian is intent on devouring Shanghai, starting with Xingling! The old tricks to keep him away don't work on Nian anymore, but Xingling is clever. Will her quick thinking be enough to save the city from the Nian Monster?



Monsters on Machines

Monsters on Machines Author Deb Lund
ISBN-10 0152053654
Release 2008
Pages 40
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Construction crew monsters arrive on the scene with tractors, cranes, and grader machines, and after a gruesome site is created as their routine, they straighten it up and leave everything clean.



Last Look

Last Look Author Charles Burns
ISBN-10 9780375715174
Release 2016-10-04
Pages 176
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"A compilation of the author's three previous graphic novels"--