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    Olivier Bocquet

    Altitude

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    Illustrated by Jean-Marc Rochette At sixteen, bivouacked on a mountainside beneath a sky filled with stars, Jean-Marc Rochette has already begun measuring himself against some of Europe's highest peaks. The Aiguille Dibona, the Coup de Saber, La Meije: the summits of the Massif des Ecrins, to which he escapes as a teenager, spark both exhilaration and fear. At times, they are a playground for adventure. At others, they are a battlefield. The young climber is acutely aware that death lurks in ...

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    Don McGregor, Rich Buckler, Billy Graham, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby

    Black Panther

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    We are currently accepting pre-orders for this title. Orders of this title are expected to be fulfilled by late-June 2022. Click here to find out more about when your pre-order will ship. The Penguin Classics Marvel Collection presents the origin stories, seminal tales, and characters of the Marvel Universe to explore Marvel’s transformative and timeless influence on an entire genre of fantasy. It is impossible to imagine American popular culture without Marvel Comics. For decades, Marvel has...

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    Jack Kirby, Joe Simon, Stan Lee, Jim Steranko and John Romita Sr.

    Captain America

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    We are currently accepting pre-orders for this title. Orders of this title are expected to be fulfilled by late-June 2022. Click here to find out more about when your pre-order will ship. The Penguin Classics Marvel Collection presents the origin stories, seminal tales, and characters of the Marvel Universe to explore Marvel’s transformative and timeless influence on an entire genre of fantasy. It is impossible to imagine American popular culture without Marvel Comics. For decades, Marvel has...

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  • Cathia Jenainati and Jem Milton

    Feminism: A Graphic Guide

    $29.00

    illustrated by Judy Groves What is feminism? Why are we still talking about it, and what can it tell us about ourselves, our societies and prejudices? In this unique, illustrated introduction, we’ll explore the early history of conscious struggle against sexist oppression, through the modern “waves” of feminism, up to present-day conversations about MeToo, intersectional feminism, and women’s rights in the Middle East. We’ll look at critical theory, popular action and the social and cultural ...

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    Edward Ross

    Filmish

    $34.00

    Edinburgh-based cartoonist Edward Ross uses comics to illuminate the ideas behind our favourite films. In Filmish, Ross's cartoon alter-ego guides readers through the annals of cinematic history, introducing us to some of the strange and fascinating concepts at work in the movies. Each chapter focuses on a particular theme - the body, architecture, language - and explores an eclectic mix of cinematic triumphs, from A Trip to the Moon to Aliens. Sitting within the tradition of bestselling non-...

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  • Edward Ross

    Gamish

    $42.00

    Pac-Man. Mario. Minecraft. Doom. Ever since he first booted up his brother's dusty old Atari, comic artist Edward Ross has been hooked on video games. Years later, he began to wonder: what makes games so special? Why do we play? And how do games shape the world we live in? This lovingly illustrated book takes us through the history of video games, from the pioneering prototypes of the 1950s to the modern era of blockbuster hits and ingenious indie gems. Exploring the people and politics behin...

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    Meg-John Barker

    Gender: A Graphic Guide

    $29.00

    Illustrated by Jules Scheele Is masculinity ‘toxic’? Why are public toilets such a political issue? How has feminism changed the available gender roles – and for whom? Why might we all benefit from challenging binary thinking about sex/gender? In this unique illustrated guide, Meg-John Barker and Jules Scheele travel through our shifting understandings of gender across time and space – from ideas about masculinity and femininity, to non-binary and trans genders, to intersecting experiences of...

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  • Nao Fuji

    Marvel Meow

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    The comic misadventures of Chewie, Captain Marvel's cat! Join Captain Marvel's catlike pet flerken, Chewie, as she wreaks havoc in the lives of Marvel's most popular characters! Gain a new perspective on beloved favorites such as Spider-Man and Iron Man, formidable villains including Thanos and Galactus, and antiheroes like Deadpool, as they all become the playthings of this capricious "cat" creature. Originally shared on Marvel's official Instagram, these comic strips have been collected wit...

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  • Meg-John Barker

    Queer: A Graphic History

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    Illustrated by Julia Scheele Activist-academic Meg John Barker and cartoonist Julia Scheele illuminate the histories of queer thought and LGBTQ+ action in this groundbreaking non-fiction graphic novel. A kaleidoscope of characters from the diverse worlds of pop-culture, film, activism and academia guide us on a journey through the ideas, people and events that have shaped ‘queer theory’. From identity politics and gender roles to privilege and exclusion, Queer explores how we came to view sex...

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    Yuval Noah Harari

    Sapiens: The Birth Of Humankind

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    Illustrated by David CasanaveEdited by David Vanderneulen One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one-homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us? In this first volume of the full-colour illustrated adaptation of his groundbreaking book, renowned historian Yuval Harari tells the story of humankind's creation and evolution, exploring the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhan...

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    Sapiens: The Pillars Of Civilization

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    We are currently accepting pre-orders for this title. Orders of this title are expected to be fulfilled by mid-November 2021. Click here to find out more about when your pre-order will ship. This second volume of Sapiens: A Graphic History, the full-colour graphic adaptation of Yuval Noah Harari’s #1 New York Times bestseller, focuses on the Agricultural Revolution—when humans fell into a trap we’ve yet to escape: working harder and harder with diminishing returns. What if humanity’s major wo...

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    Kristen Radtke

    Seek You

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    There is a silent epidemic in America: loneliness. Shameful to talk about and often misunderstood, loneliness is everywhere, from the most major of metropolises to the smallest of towns. In Seek You, Kristen Radtke's wide-ranging exploration of our inner lives and public selves, Radtke digs into the ways in which we attempt to feel closer to one another, and the distance that remains. Through the lenses of gender and violence, technology and art, Radtke ushers us through a history of loneline...

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    Meg-John Barker

    Sexuality: A Graphic Guide

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    Illustrated by Jules Scheele Sex is everywhere. It's in the stories we love - and the stories we fear. It defines who we are and our place in society ... at least we're told it ought to. Sex and sexuality can seem like a house of horrors, full of monsters and potential pitfalls. We often live with fear, shame and frustration when it comes to our own sexuality, and with judgement when it comes to others'. Sex advice manuals, debates over sex work and stories of sexual "dysfunction" only add to...

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    Stan Lee and Steve Ditko

    The Amazing Spider-Man

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    We are currently accepting pre-orders for this title. Orders of this title are expected to be fulfilled by late-June 2022. Click here to find out more about when your pre-order will ship. The Penguin Classics Marvel Collection presents the origin stories, seminal tales, and characters of the Marvel Universe to explore Marvel’s transformative and timeless influence on an entire genre of fantasy. It is impossible to imagine American popular culture without Marvel Comics. For decades, Marvel has...

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  • Eleanor Crewes

    The Times I Knew I Was Gay

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    Ellie always knew she was different. Contrary and creative, she wore black, obsessed over Willow in Buffy and somehow never really liked boys. As she grew, so did her fears and a deep sense of unbelonging. From her first communion to her first girlfriend via a swathe of self-denial, awkward encounters and everyday courage, Ellie's journey is told through tender and funny illustrations - a self-portrait sketched out from the heart. The Times I Knew I Was Gay reminds us that sexuality is not of...

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