Graphic novels brought comics into the world of legitimate literature, and books like this are partly why.
Macbeth The Graphic Novel – Original Text (4/5 stars, currently priced at $7.49)
Shakespeare’s entire unabridged play as a graphic novel ebook – with panel magnification. Ideal for purists, students and readers who will appreciate the unaltered text. Coupled with stunning artwork, this Kindle edition is a must-have for any lover or learner of Shakespeare.
-Unabridged, full original script – just as The Bard intended. Ideal for purists, students and for readers who want to experience the unaltered text.
-Full colour graphic novel format.
-Includes dramatis personae.
-Culturally significant ebook for home, schools and libraries.
-Optimized for kindle devices and features panel magnification.
From Hell (4.5/5 stars, currently priced at $9.99)
Winner of the Eisner, Harvey, and Ignatz Awards for Best Graphic Novel.A New York Times Bestseller!
From Hell is the story of Jack the Ripper, perhaps the most infamous man in the annals of murder. Detailing the events leading up to the Whitechapel killings and the cover-up that followed, From Hell is a meditation on the mind of a madman whose savagery and violence gave birth to the 20th century. The serialized story, presented in its entirety in this volume, has garnered widespread attention from critics and scholars, and has been adapted into a major motion picture from Twentieth Century Fox starring Johnny Depp and Heather Graham. Often regarded as one of the most significant graphic novels ever published, From Hell combines meticulous research with educated speculation, resulting in a masterpiece of historical fiction both compelling and terrifying.
“Remarkable.” — Leo Carey, The New Yorker
” … dark, fearsomely complex …” — Douglas Wolk, Publishers Weekly
“My all-time favorite graphic novel … an immense, majestic work about the Jack the Ripper murders, the dark Victorian world they happened in, and the birth of the 20th century.” — Warren Ellis, Entertainment Weekly
“Moore’s works have often defied the public’s expectations of the medium, and his most ambitious work, the massive graphic novel From Hell, is no exception. … The result is at once a meditation on evil, a police procedural and a commentary on Victorian England. … an impressive piece of work.” — Patrick Day, The Los Angeles Times
“… a massive exploration of the Jack The Ripper murders that incorporates British history, Masonic ritual, and London geography in a fascinating and horrifying conspiracy theory.” — Tasha Robinson, The AV Club
V for Vendetta (4.5/5 stars, currently priced at $11.58)
A powerful story about loss of freedom and individuality, V FOR VENDETTA takes place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet.
In a world without political freedom, personal freedom and precious little faith in anything, comes a mysterious man in a white porcelain mask who fights political oppressors through terrorism and seemingly absurd acts in this gripping tale of the blurred lines between ideological good and evil.
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“Alan Moore outdoes himself…. Extraordinary … a poetic celebration of the powers of the imagination.” – Kurt Loder, MTV
The Sandman Vol 1: Preludes and Nocturnes (4.5/5 stars, currently priced at $11.58)
NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Neil Gaiman’s transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision.
In PRELUDES & NOCTURNES, an occultist attempting to capture Death to bargain for eternal life traps her younger brother Dream instead. After his seventy-year imprisonment and eventual escape, Dream, also known as Morpheus, goes on a quest for his lost objects of power. On his arduous journey Morpheus encounters Lucifer, John Constantine, and an all-powerful madman. This book also includes the story “The Sound of Her Wings,” which introduces us to the pragmatic and perky goth girl Death.
Collecting issues #1-8, this new edition of PRELUDES & NOCTURNES features the improved production values and coloring from the Absolute Edition.
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