Warren Ellis' futuristic satire, focusing on the war between the president of the USA and the enraged and engaged gonzo journalist Spider Jerusalem and his assistants Channon Yarrow and Yelena Rossini in the dystopic future setting of The City. Absurd technology, casual violence, extreme substance abuse, polemical politics, and almost sweetly sentimental nihilism combine in this entertaining, always intelligent and probing series.
Based on Twain's Coming of Age novel. Planned as a sequel to Tom Sawyer but ended up being much more adult-themed. About Huck Finn & a runaway slave named Jim, and their voyage down the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, all the while meeting some savory and rather unsavory characters.
With the sleekness of the jungle cat whose name he bears, T'Challa - King of Wakanda - stalks both the concrete city and the undergrowth of the veldt. So it has been for countless generations of warrior kings, so it is today, and so it shall be for the law dictates that only the swift, the smart, and the strong survive! Noble champion, vigilant protector: The Black Panther.
In this delightful children's book by Alistair Nordyke (writing under the alias Snickers McDoodle), Carl the Chicken is an adorable little rascal with a dark secret–he suffers from multiple personality disorder, each personality with its own bizarre psychological disorder! The most sinister of all these personalities is Funky Chicken, a groovy jive-talking bird with severe social anxiety disorder. Funky's solution? To brutally slaughter every animal in the barnyard. The other animals band together to form the “Goodtime Gang,” bent on beating back the bloody tide of Funky's reign of terror, and reaching the gentle peace-loving fowl within.
The Human-Covenant War, a desperate struggle for humankind’s very survival, has reached its boiling point on the mysterious, ring world called Halo. As the fortress world of Reach and its brave defenders were bombarded to rubble, a single cruiser fled the carnage with the battle’s only human survivors—Captain Keyes, his crew of a few hundred Marines, and the last remaining SPARTAN super-soldier, the Master Chief. With the cruiser’s artificial intelligence, Cortana, concealed in his battle armor, the Master Chief crash lands on Halo in the midst of a massive Covenant occupation. Curiously, the alien soldiers appear to be searching for …
The continuing story of Professor Charles Xavier's team of Mutants known as the X-Men, as they face the struggle of acceptance from the human race. While protecting the world that refuses to accept them from forces with powers rivalling and often surpassing their own.
Based on adventures of Dirk Pitt, a former Navy SEAL turned oceanographer/adventurer. Dirk is also a member of the United States Coast Guard and directs the special projects for the US government's National Underwater Marine Agency (NUMA). Somehow, he always manages to be in the middle of a crisis that is often precipitated by some odd historical event.
Into the Woods is the imaginative, musical account of what happens when the lives of new and old fairy-tale characters dramatically and humorously come together. Cinderella, Jack (of bean-stalk fame), Little Red Ridinghood, and the Baker and his Wife set out for the forest on a quest to find “happily ever after.” Along the way they meet Rapunzel, a Wicked Witch, a lascivious Wolf, vengeful Giants, a couple of charming Princes, and their own destiny. With wit and wisdom, it is a parable about the loss of innocence, the joys and sorrows of adulthood, and the price paid for getting …
Samuel Beckett's existential tragicomedy about two men, Vladimir & Estragon, waiting for a mysterious man named Godot and the man and his servent whom they meet in the meantime.
A dishonored, masterless 13th Century samurai — a ronin — is reborn into the corrupt and computerized New York City of the 21st Century with one last chance for redemption. It is here, on this bleak and decaying battleground, that he will at last come face to face with the reincarnation of his master's killer — the ancient demon Agat — settle ancient debts, and fight for the soul of a dying civilization.
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