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Antar

Antar
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Summary: Honor through perseverance. Legacy through diversity. IDW is proud to present the epic story of one of history`s greatest warriors and finest poets: Antar the Black Knight. A despised camel driver born of an African slave mother and an Arab Noble father, Antar proves that heroes are made by embracing who we are and dreaming about what we can become.

Xerxes: The Fall Of The House Of Darius And The Rise Of Alexander

Xerxes: The Fall Of The House Of Darius And The Rise Of Alexander
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Summary: Frank Miller returns to the world of 300 with this sprawling historical epic! Persian King Xerxes sets out to conquer the world to avenge his father Darius`s defeat and create an empire, unlike anything the world has ever seen . . . Until the hardy Greeks produce a great king of their own, Alexander the Great.

Mezolith

Mezolith
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Summary: `What`s to Love: Mezolith is an award-winning British graphic novel that we are excited to publish for the first time in the U.S. because it`s a captivating, coming-of-age story with lush, gorgeous art! Writer Ben Haggarty is a renowned performance storyteller, having been appointed Honorary Professor of Storytelling at the Arts University of Berlin, and illustrator Adam Brockbank is a storyboard and concept artist who has worked on the Captain America, Spider-Man, and Harry Potter films. The pair have collaborated to produce one of the best-looking books you`ll see all year. What It Is: 10,000 years ago, the Kansa tribe live on the eastern shores of Stone Age Britain, where danger is never far away. Each season brings new adventures, each hunt has its risks, and each grim encounter with the neighboring tribe is fraught with threat. Poika, a boy on the verge of manhood, must trust the wisdom of his elders and endure life``s rites of passage as he finds his place in the tribe.

Betty `The Slayer` Mitchell

Betty `The Slayer` Mitchell
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Summary: A spate of grisly murders leads to a desperate plea for help from renowned monster hunter Betty ‘The Slayer` Mitchell. This one is personal though, when she finds out that the brutal killer is none other than Spring-Heeled Jack. It was he that attacked Betty previously and led her to the path that she is now on, hunting down monsters of legend, and she wants some closure!

The Last Templar

The Last Templar
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Summary: Acre, 1291. The last Crusader city in the Holy Land is about to fall. Two Knights Templar, obeying the grandmaster`s orders, manage to escape the invading Muslim army on the order`s last ship. New York City, nowadays. During the unveiling of an exhibition of some of the Vatican`s treasures, four men disguised as Templars attack the Metropolitan Museum and steal several artefacts, including a centuries-old decoder – a loss that horrifies the Church.

Comic Book History Of Comics

Comic Book History Of Comics
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Summary: The bestselling, mind-blowing graphic history of our favorite medium continues—with the long birth of the Graphic Novel, spanning from1835 Switzerland to the USA today! How French and Belgian comics broke away from the American tradition—and inspired Heavy Metal and a sci-fi comics revolution! Starring: Will Eisner! Moebius! Gil Kane! Herge! Rodolfe Töpffer! All this and a brand-new HER-story of Comics story (and World History of Comics variant cover) too!

A Son Of The Sun

A Son Of The Sun
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Summary: Parlay is the French king of a dying island tribe and the father of the sublime Armande. He’s selling his pearls, a fortune collected from his island’s lagoon. The wealthiest traders in the Solomon Islands have been invited to the auction, except for David Grief, the Englishman the natives call the Son of the Sun. Come hell or high water—probably both—Grief will be there. And he isn’t coming for the pearls.

Pin-Up: Remember Pearl Harbor

Pin-Up: Remember Pearl Harbor
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Summary: It`s 1943 and all-American Joe is heading off to fight the Japanese. His distraught fiancé Dottie Partington is fired from her job as a movie usher, and a friend helps her find employment at the Yoyo Club, a cabaret favored by soon-to-be-deployed US Air Force personnel. In the meantime, Joe is marooned on an atoll in the South Pacific, where he experiences firsthand the terror of war, and encounters a motley crew of fictional and real-life characters. Back in the States, famed cartoonist Milton approaches Dottie and uses her as the model for his new comic strip, `Poison Ivy,` which centers on the adventures of a patriotic vamp capable of making soldiers `forget their girlfriends back home.` The strip is a runaway success and kindles the fantasies of GIs across the globe, eventually reaching even Joe.

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