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Jim Cornette Presents: Behind the Curtain-Real Pro Wrestling Stor...
by , Brandon M. Easton

Language

English

Pages

80

Publication Date

August 21, 2019

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Pro-Wrestling's secrets and greatest moments are immortalized in this graphic novel from legendary wrestling personality Jim Cornette. A true-story style anthology, these insider tales will show the lengths that wrestlers went to uphold "kayfabe" (the old carny term for the presentation of legitimate conflict), as well as the noteworthy cultural, racial, and economic effects these events and characters had on society. This is the graphic novel that old school wrestling fans have been waiting their entire lives for: a no-holds-barred representation of the moments that wrestling insiders couldn't talk about for years.
Der Boxer: Die 脺berlebensgeschichte des Hertzko Haft (German Edi...
by Reinhard Kleist

Language

German

Pages

200

Publication Date

September 28, 2019

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Hertzko Haft war keine 16 Jahre alt, als sein Leidensweg durch die Arbeits- und Vernichtungslager der Nationalsozialisten seinen Anfang nahm und der ihn schlie脽lich nach Auschwitz f眉hrte. Zur Belustigung von SS-Offizieren musste der polnische Jude hier gegen Mith盲ftlinge boxen. Umgeben von Unmenschlichkeit, Gewalt und Tod blieb ihm keine andere Wahl, als zu gewinnen wenn er 眉berleben wollte.<br />Von den traumatisierenden KZ-Erlebnissen 眉ber seine dramatische Flucht und die Wirren der Nachkriegszeit, f眉hre Hafts Weg bis in die USA, wo er einen Neuanfang als Profi-Boxer wagte. Getrieben von den Geistern seiner Vergangenheit und einer verlorenen Liebe, versuchte er sich ein neues Leben aufzubauen. Schlie脽lich fand er genug Kraft, um seinem Sohn seine eigene Geschichte zu erz盲hlen.
Shades of Magic Vol. 1: The Steel Prince (Shades of Magic - The S...
by V.E. Schwab

Language

English

Pages

114

Publication Date

March 06, 2019

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Written by #1 New York Times bestselling author V.E. Schwab and torn from the universe of the Shades of Magic sequence, this all-original comic book prequel to A Darker Shade of Magic is perfect for fans of bloody, swashbuckling adventure and gritty fantasy.<br /><br />Delve into the thrilling, epic tale of the young and arrogant Prince Maxim Maresh, long before he became the King of Red London and adoptive father to Kell, the lead of A Darker Shade of Magic.<br /><br />The youthful Maresh is sent to a violent and unmanageable port city on the Blood Coast of Verose, on strict orders from his father, King Nokil Maresh, to cut his military teeth in this lawless landscape.<br /><br />There he encounters an unruly band of soldiers, a lawless landscape, and the intoxicatingly deadly presence of the newly returned pirate queen, Arisa鈥?lt;br /><br />Collects Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince #1-4
The Comic Book Story of Professional Wrestling: A Hardcore, High-...
by , Chris Moreno

Language

English

Pages

184

Publication Date

October 02, 2018

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<b>From the host of the critically acclaimed pro wrestling podcast <i>Straight Shoot</i>, this graphic novel history of wrestling features the key grapplers, matches, and promotions that shaped this beloved sport and form of entertainment.</b><br /><br />As a pop culture phenomenon, professional wrestling--with its heroic babyfaces and villainous heels performing suplexes and powerbombs in pursuit of championship gold--has conquered audiences in the United States and around the world. Now, writer/podcaster Aubrey Sitterson and illustrator Chris Moreno form a graphic novel tag team to present wrestling's complete illustrated history. Featuring legendary wrestlers like Bruno Sammartino, Hulk Hogan, and The Rock, and modern-day favorites like John Cena, Kenny Omega, and Sasha Banks, the book covers wrestling's progress from the carnival days of the Gold Dust Trio to the dominance of the WWF/WWE to today's diverse independent wrestling scene, and it spotlights wrestling's reach into Mexico/Puerto Rico (lucha libre), the U.K. (all-in), and Japan (puroresu).
Ghostball
by Darren Vogt

Language

English

Pages

173

Publication Date

January 27, 2020

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Behind the gates of an old graveyard, the howling of the ghosts is louder<br />and much more raucous than usual. That's because tonight is the last game of the Ghostball nationals.<br /><br />Ghostball is the premiere sport for the dead, where spirits possess different balls (typically left behind by kids too frightened to retrieve them) and smash them into tombstones for points. The two finalist Ghostball teams, the Hollow Hill Hellions and the Blackgate Banshees, are locked in a high-intensity battle for the championship.
Mycroft Vol. 1: The Apocalypse Handbook
by , Raymond Obstfeld

Language

English

Pages

129

Publication Date

August 09, 2017

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NBA All-Star legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar brings his best-selling Mycroft Holmes to comics 鈥?discover the hidden secrets of the elder Holmes brother! Illustrated by rising star Joshua Cassara (New Avengers, The Troop). Collects Mycroft Holmes #1-5.
The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story
by Vivek J. Tiwary

Language

English

Pages

144

Publication Date

October 29, 2013

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The Fifth Beatle is the untold true story of Brian Epstein, the visionary manager who discovered and guided The Beatles鈥攆rom their gigs in a tiny cellar in Liverpool to unprecedented international stardom. Yet more than merely the story of 鈥淭he Man Who Made The Beatles,鈥?The Fifth Beatle is an uplifting, tragic, and ultimately inspirational human story about the struggle to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds. Brian himself died painfully lonely at the young age of thirty-two, having helped The Beatles prove through 鈥淪ergeant Pepper鈥檚 Lonely Hearts Club Band鈥?that pop music could be an inspirational art form. He was homosexual when it was a felony to be so in the United Kingdom, Jewish at a time of anti-Semitism, and from Liverpool when it was considered just a dingy port town.
Batman: The 1989 Movie Adaptation Deluxe Edition
by Dennis O'Neil

Language

English

Pages

134

Publication Date

November 26, 2019

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In time for the 30th anniversary of the blockbuster movie Batman, DC reprints the official comics adaptation. Written by Dennis O'Neil, the dean of Batman writers, with lush artwork by Jerry Ordway, this story faithfully brings to comics the story from the Academy Award-winning 1989 movie! Collects BATMAN: MOVIE SPECIAL #1, plus high-quality scans of each page of original art presented in black and white to accompany the final colored pages.
FISTOFMANIA: The Tale Of Isa Ali The Aboriginal Superhero Boxer V...
by Quincy McAdoo

Language

English

Pages

26

Publication Date

January 12, 2020

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<hr><h2>The tale of Isa Ali, the aboriginal superhero boxer.<br /></h2><h3><strong>A unique, exciting, and culturally relevant graphic novel.</strong></h3><hr><p><strong>FISTOFMANIA </strong>is the thrilling story of Isa Ali, an Indigenous American boxer who is also a very wealthy businessman, philanthropist, and landowner.</p><p>Isa's main rival is Inca El, who he has to fight. Before they meet, however, Isa discovers that there is a performance enhancing drug on the streets in the form of a canned drink. It's called <strong>FISTOFMANIA</strong>, and Inca plans on using it.</p><p>The <strong>FISTOFMANIA </strong>drink gives extraordinary punching power to those who use it, and Isa needs to find its source. Concealing his identity in a clever disguise, Isa follows a lead he has hoping to track down the person who is selling it before the big fight.</p><p>In the meantime, Isa continues training hard. While he prepares for his showdown with Inca, Isa develops a hair testing kit which is designed to detect even the faintest trace of any narcotic used by the person. To keep the fight fair, Isa and Inca will both be tested on the day of their fight. In the end, the better fighter will prevail!</p><hr><h2>Get in on this super adventure and follow Isa as he fights crime.</h2><h3><strong>Order your copy today and enjoy reading time with your kids.</strong></h3><hr><p><strong>About the author:</strong><br />My name is Quincy McAdoo from Efland, North Carolina. My two main interests are my family and sports, of which my favorites are basketball and boxing. The FISTOFMANIA concept was inspired by my sons Isa and Ezra McAdoo, and from my love for boxing. I hope you enjoy the tale!</p><hr><p><br /></p>
Transformers: Robots In Disguise (2011-2016) Vol. 2 (Transformers...
by John Barber

Language

English

Pages

105

Publication Date

January 02, 2013

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OPTIMUS PRIME has given up his title and is now Orion Pax, and he is on the trail of the deadliest DECEPTICON of all... SHOCKWAVE. The Decepticon Justice Division gets a turn as well, hunting those who disobeyed MEGATRON. And the DINOBOTS are back, headed by Ironhide into the Cybertronian wilderness searching for lost AUTOBOTS... but what they find might be the greatest danger of all!

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