Series: A Graphic CosmogonyHardcoverAlex Spiro9781907704024$44.50COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 18Mar 27, 2012
Drawn from the mythology of myriad cultures and the ever creative minds of the artists within, we are taken from the fog of Niflhelm to the frescoes of Florence in a worldwide collaboration of yarn-spinning talent."The Biblical creation myth proposes that God created the world in seven days, or six plus one day off to chill out, so in that spirit the two-dozen cartoonist-shamans corralled into this compendium were given just seven pages to devise their own version of how we all got here. . . . Entire world faiths have been built on equally unli... + Read More
Series: Birchfield CloseHardcoverJon McNaught9780956213570$23.50COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 9Apr 20, 2012
"Birchfield Close is comics as a theme, a mood, poetry perhaps. Evoking so much, saying little on the surface, yet what the reader takes away is a profound sense of wonder. Beautiful."?Forbidden PlanetIn his first graphic novella, Jon McNaught captures the beauty and peacefulness of our childhood neighborhoods and transports us back to those clear evenings dotted with pink fluffy clouds and the sound of silence we have come to yearn for after years of living in the bustle of the city.Jon McNaught is a comic book artist, printmaker, and freelanc... + Read More
Prepare to meet one of the unluckiest people in the world in this oversized, totally wordless graphic novel from Spanish comics sensation Jose Domingo. Following a rigid four panel grid and an anything goes philosophy,Adventures of a Japanese Businessman is one of the most boundary-pushing experiments to be found in narrative storytelling. From page to page and panel to panel, you’ll watch as our trusty, ever resourceful protagonist tried to get through an increasingly irregular day. Now available in North America after seeing award-winning pub... + Read More
Series: Nobrow MagazineNobrow 8: HysteriaPaperbackAlex Spiro9781907704468$35.50COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 16Jul 02, 2013
I think we can all agree what the prevalent mood is these days, and why the hell not? The world seems to be taking a turn for the worse . . . so we let sixteen of the world's leading comic creators and more than thirty of the very best illustrators take the theme for a whirl, hoping they would shed some light.Covers by Max Capdevilla and Karine BernadouNobrow 8 contains over sixty pages of comics and sixty pages of illustration
Series: Nobrow MagazineNobrow 9: It's Oh So QuietPaperbackAlex Spiro9781907704635$35.50COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 16Jun 06, 2014
As we hurtle along at breakneck speed accompanied by the great cacophony of modern life, we rarely experience a moment of silence. Silence, with its implication of stillness and absolute purity, is increasingly difficult to find. So how does an artist approach such a profound theme? Can an auditory ideal be conveyed through illustration and comics?Nobrow 9 explores silence with sixteen of the best comic creators and over thirty star illustrators in this unique, international showcase of contemporary illustration and comics art.Nobrow Magazine i... + Read More
Series: NeurocomicHardcoverHana Ros9781907704703$36.95SCIENCE Age (years) from 16Apr 25, 2014
Do you know what your brain is made of? How does memory function? What is a neuron and how does it work? For that matter what's a comic? And in the words of Lewis Carroll's famous caterpillar: "Who areyou?"Neurocomic is a journey through the human brain: a place of neuron forests, memory caves, and castles of deception. Along the way, you'll encounter Boschean beasts, giant squid, guitar-playing sea slugs, and the great pioneers of neuroscience. Hana Ro and Matteo Farinella provide an insight into the most complex thing in the universe.Produced... + Read More
Series: The SensesHardcoverMatteo Farinella9781910620175$22.95SCIENCE Nov 28, 2017
Step into the world of the senses…Meet the four mechanoreceptors of touch, examine our taste buds up close, discover the link between smells and memories, and learn how optical illusions trick the cells in our eyes into seeing things that aren’t there…In this humorous, detailed, yet still accessible book, neuroscientist and illustrator Matteo Farinella takes the reader on a wild ride through key figures and fascinating facts about each of our five senses, describing the most up to date research alongside illuminating drawings and diagrams that ... + Read More
The first graphic novel by rising star Roman Muradov explores the theme of innocence by treating it as a tangible object?something that can be used, lost, mistreated. Roman Muradov's crisp delicate style conjures a world of strange bookstores and absurd conspiracies.
Series: The SpectatorsHardcoverVictor Hussenot9781907704758$22.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Jun 09, 2015
What if we are merely shadows, our characters defined by a simple inflection of light? The realm of possibilities opens up, because in our world we are nothing but spectators.The Spectators unfolds as a poetic and philosophical introspection on the nature of man. Victor Hussenot's palette is awash with subtle color, gently carrying the narrative and allowing the reader to envelop themselves in the lyricism of the work. Reminiscent of French New Wave cinema with its clipped dialogue, gentle pacing, and departure from a classic narrative structur... + Read More
The tattoo is an art form, a practice . . . for some, a ritual. Its history is long and colorful, dating back to the Neolithic, when our ancestors marked their bodies with symbolic lines derived from a carbon paste. Today, those same markings can be made on entering the neon parlors that line our cities.Maybe it's time to stop taking them so seriously.Paul Thomas'swork has also appeared in theSunday Times, theTimes, theIndependent, theDaily Telegraph,Private Eye, andSharesmagazine. He has illustrated three books by Hunter Davies for Random House.
Series: GeisGeisA Matter of Life and DeathHardcoverAlexis Deacon9781910620038$18.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Jul 26, 2016
As the great chief matriarch lay dying, she gave one final decree: Upon her death there would be a contest. Having no heir of her own blood she called on the Gods. Let fate decide the one truly worthy to rule in her place. The rich, the strong, the wise, the powerful; many put forward their names in hope of being chosen. But when the night came . . . only fifty souls alone were summoned.Book one in gripping action, supernatural, and historical fantasy graphic novel trilogy where souls battle in a contest to become the ruler of an island.
Series: GEISGeis IIA Game Without RulesHardcoverAlexis Deacon9781910620274$18.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Nov 13, 2017
The second volume of Geis picks up right where the first graphic novel concluded: with the contenders divided against their will and thrown deeper into the mysterious game. Can the alliances of power be relied upon when so many rewards lay upon the line?Deacons’ stunning illustrations carry forward the compelling and critically acclaimed narrative as the trilogy reaches its midpoint.
Series: Map of DaysHardcoverRobert Hunter9781910620298$27.50COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 9Apr 07, 2017
Richard can’t stop thinking about the clock. He lies in bed each night listening to its tick-tocking, to the pendulum’s heavy swing. Why does his granddad open its old doors in secret and walk into the darkness beyond? One night, too inquisitive to sleep, Richard tiptoes from his bed, opens the cherry wood doors, and steps inside . . .
At the start of the nineteenth century, John James Audubon embarked upon an epic ornithological quest across America with nothing but his artist’ s materials, an assistant, a gun and an all-consuming passion for birds...This beautiful volume tells the story of an incredible artist and adventurer: one who encapsulates the spirit of early America, when the wilderness felt limitless and was still greatly unexplored. Based on Audubon's own retellings, this graphic novel version of his travels captures the wild and adventurous spirit of a truly exce... + Read More
Series: A Castle in EnglandHardcoverJamie Rhodes9781910620199$28.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 15Aug 25, 2017
A collaboration between writer Jamie Rhodes and the National Trust,A Castle in England is a unique and fascinating graphic fiction project inspired by Scotney Castle in Kent.Using the rich history of this fourteenth-century castle as a starting point, Rhodes has created five short stories that take place over different eras in the castle's past:The Labourer (Medieval),The Priest (Elizabethan),The Smuggler (Georgian),The Widow (Victorian), andThe Hunter (Edwardian). Each of these stories has been illustrated by experienced comic and graphic nove... + Read More
Series: PantheonThe True Story of the Egyptian DeitiesPaperbackHamish Steele9781910620205$33.50COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 17Aug 25, 2017
The most important myth in Ancient Egypt is faithfully retold in glorious color! Horus, son of Isis, vows bloody revenge on his Uncle Set for the murder and usurpation of his Pharaoh father. Based on elements from various versions of the famous Osiris myth, Hamish Steele has resurrected this fantastic story in all its symbolic and humorous glory.Pantheon contains: incest, decapitation, suspicious salad, fighting hippos, flying cows, a boat race, resurrections, lots of scorpions and a golden willy.Hamish Steele is a freelance animation director ... + Read More
One of Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2016, available in paperback for the first time! With stunning narrative skill, this compelling graphic novel intricately weaves together true-life narratives from 1912 and 1926 and a fictional story set in the present day. How To Survive in the North is an unforgettable journey of love and loss that shows the strength it takes to survive in even the harshest conditions.
Through Anne Simon’s irreverent illustrative comics style and Corinne Maier’s witty, researched writing, readers can join the fight against capitalism with Karl Marx, meet the father of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud, and discover the fundamentals of physics with Albert Einstein. Explore complex scientific, psychological and political ideas in a wryly intelligent graphic novel format!
Series: FreudHardcoverCorinne Maier9781907704734$29.50COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 15Oct 25, 2013
As a boy Sigmund Freud dreamed of being an explorer, of discovering new lands and sailing the oceans. As an adult he set out to map a far stranger territory: the human mind.This stunning graphic novel by economist, historian, and psychoanalyst Corrine Maier explores the life and work of one of the twentieth century's most influential thinkers.Freud is the perfect introduction to the man's genius, his life, and his struggles with a revolutionary and divisive approach to the mind and its inner workings. Anne Simon spins this unique and captivatin... + Read More
Having a moon for a head at high school is a pretty tricky situation. But when the school talent contest is announced, Joey Moonhead spots an opportunity to impress his classmates with a music machine. An imaginative and visually poetic take on the stock American high school drama, this is one graphic novel that’s out of this world!
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA graphic novel in the form of Ricardo Cavolo’s personal diary, which follows the story of music through 101 essential artists; from Bach to Radiohead, to Amy Winehouse, Nirvana and Daft Punk. With over one hundred uniquely colorful illustrations and handwritten text, lists, notes, and personal anecdotes this is a book to delight in.Ricardo Cavolois fast becoming recognized as one of the most exciting illustrators to come out of Spain. He was previously art director at several advertising agencies before he realized... + Read More
Taking the form of a diary, this vibrant graphic novel takes the reader from Goodfellas to The Goonies, Harry Potter to Apocalypse Now in a zany and hilarious exploration of the movies that have shaped Cavolo’s life and the lives of his generation.
Series: Robert MosesThe Master Builder of New York CityPaperbackPierre Christin9781910620366$15.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Jan 30, 2018
The achievements of one man changed the face of an entire city. Robert Moses: the mastermind of New York. From the subway to the skyscraper, from Manhattan’s Financial District to the Long Island suburbs, every inch of New York tells the story of this controversial urban planner’s mind. In paperback for the first time, Pierre Christin and Olivier Balez’s comic book takes on the infamous “Power Broker” and unlocks the historical battles that created the modern metropolis.
Spanning millennia, Daniel Locke’s ambitious graphic novel explores humanity’s inherent ’dreaming mind and its impact on our world. Surreal sequences take us from Gutenberg’s printing press to Tim Berners-Lee’s World Wide Web via Picasso, Einstein, Grandmaster Flash and more. Locke shows hour our basic instinct to observe, record and connect has formed the basis for all human invention and progress.
Series: Dalston MonsterzzHardcoverDilraj Mann9781910620359$19.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Mar 05, 2018
In Dilraj Mann’s long awaited graphic novel debut, all eyes turn to East London, where freakish monsters and megalomaniacal property developers are competing to see who can destroy it first. The only thing that stands in the way of the apocalypse? Hipsters, hotties, and nerds. It’s time to throw down—and look sharp as hell while doing so.
Series: Nobrow 17x23The New GhostPaperbackRobert Hunter9781907704147$8.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 12May 24, 2011
A beautifully rendered, literally haunting tale of the afterlife, Robert Hunter'sThe New Ghost follows a spectral entity on his first day at work: dark, gentle, poetic, and heart-warming all at once, it is an atmospheric tale to dash the conventions of comics and leave you thirsty for more from this young storyteller. Part of the Nobrow 17x23 series.
Series: Nobrow 17x23Cyber RealmPaperbackWren McDonald9781907704918$8.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 12 - 18Aug 11, 2015
Before the end, all technology was locked away for safekeeping in a place deep underground. This place is known as the Cyber Realm. The only known entrance is safeguarded by "The Master" where he and his minions control all of the power within and use that technology to oppress what is left of the human race. Due to the massive gap in technology, those who are without it are helpless. That is, until now. Follow Nicolas as he attempts a desperate and seemingly impossible mission to make things right.
Series: SP4RXPaperbackWren McDonald9781910620120$27.50COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 14Dec 23, 2016
SP4RX is the story of mankind clawing for survival. Set in a future where a class system has emerged, the world is divided into four levels, with the elite ruling from the extravagant top level.SP4RX, a young hacker who lives off grid, hacks into corporations and sells stolen data to wealthy buyers on the black market ? just your average thief. Mega corporation Structus Industries introduces a welfare program called the ?Elpis Program”, which allows the working class to apply for Cybernetic implants to make workers more efficient. On the surfac... + Read More
Series: The HunterPaperbackJoe Sparrow9781907704987$8.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 12 - 18Jun 12, 2015
In a time centuries before our own, one arrogant hunter has grown bored of sport. Only the legends of a mythical beast excite him now, but when he goes hunting for the creature he quickly discovers that he is outmatched. Because this beast is not any mythical animal but is composed of all the hunted prey killed in the past, and it is most certainly out for revenge.Joe Sparrow was born in London and grew up in Cornwall, United Kingdom. He has worked on commercial animation for various studios and has self-published several of his own comics.
Series: Nobrow 17x23GolemchikPaperbackWill Exley9781907704796$8.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 12 - 18Jun 09, 2015
Abandoned by his friends, one young boy goes searching for fun?and finds a golem on the hunt for the same. But as the two go about living out their dreams of having the best summer ever, the boy realizes that golems don't know how to take it easy. To save his town, he'll have to get his new friend under control!William Exley has exhibited across the United Kingdom and has been widely commissioned to create gig posters and record covers for bands. He has worked on editorial features for publications includingTime Out London andLittle White Lies.
Series: Nobrow 17x23Mean Girls ClubPaperbackRyan Heshka9781910620021$8.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 15Feb 12, 2016
This bold and beautiful comic is full of sassy club-singing sisters who you don't wanna mess with . . .Introducing: Pinky, Sweets, Blackie, McQualude, and Wanda. Together they form the Mean Girls Club, a menacing powerhouse of ruthless rebels.Ryan Heshka creates a subversive comic that re-interprets images of the stereotypical 50's female and gives new and defiant voice to these ladies of leisure.Based in Vancouver,Ryan Heshkais a self-taught artist and illustrator. His childhood influences of antiquated comics, pin-ups, pulp magazines, sci-fi,... + Read More
Series: CurveballPaperbackJeremy Sorese9781910620052$29.50COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 13Nov 27, 2015
Curveball is a science fiction graphic novel telling the story of a waiter named Avery coping with the ending of a difficult relationship. Having spent years attempting to build something substantial with an indecisive sailor named Christophe, Avery stubbornly holds on despite the mounting evidence against him. The idea of the relationship has eclipsed it's reality and in Avery's already troubled life, the allure of something dependable is a powerful force.Curveball focuses on the duality of hope and delusion. How ignorance is integral to survi... + Read More
Telling the story of the rise and fall of the dinosaurs and the subsequent evolution of the mammals, this book will provide a beautiful frieze for an arty design enthusiast as well as an excellent gift for a child or young adult.
Based on a performance of Pyotr Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, Ping Zhu captures the delicate precision and backstage bustle of ballet in this delightfully designed concertina book.A tribute to the measured intensity of ballet, Zhu explores both sides of the curtain at a working dance venue. Once the book is unfolded, readers will find the elegant front-of-house performance on one side and the fraught mechanics of the show on the other.Swan Lake will be immediately loved by all those with an interest in the performing arts.
Inspired by the 2012 London Olympic Games, Ugo Gattoni intricately draws a gigantic cycle race through the streets of England's capital.The latest in Nobrow's ultra-popular Leporello series, Gattoni depicts the street race to end all street races with an astonishingly detailed illustration that totals over six feet in length. As the reader's eyes travel alongsideBicycle's speeding cyclists, it soon becomes clear that this is no ordinary contest. Joining the elite athletes is a whole bunch of people including cycle couriers, commuters, bankers, ... + Read More
Respected Berlin illustrators Golden Cosmos celebrate the cultural history of flight in the latest title from Nobrow's popular Leporello series. A concertina book, High Times unfolds to reveal a bold fifty-four-inch panorama that can be read as a book, displayed on a mantelpiece, or framed as a beautiful print.With their trademark bold use of color and adeptness for shape and form, Golden Cosmos lovingly recall humanity's quest to conquer the skies. Featuring everything from Icarus' mythological attempts to the revolutionary innovations of the ... + Read More
Series: LeporelloSpace RaceHardcoverTom Clohosy Cole9781907704437$23.50JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 5Dec 14, 2012
Part of Nobrow's best-selling Leporello series,Space Race chronicles the history of humanity's exploration of outer space during the Cold War.Leading us through one of the defining chapters of the twentieth century, Tom Clohosy Cole breathlessly illustrates the momentous events that saw opposing superpowers look to the stars in their ideological tightrope battle for supremacy.Not only an astonishing work of art in its own right, the book comes with a fact sheet detailing important breakthroughs between 1957 and 1975.Space Race is the perfect ti... + Read More
Across twenty pages of this intricately illustrated concertina book, Kellie Strom's fantastical seascape boils with monstrous sea beasts and sailors in peril. Inspired by tales of mythical creatures attacking ancient mariners, Strom has created the ultimate showdown between sailors and creatures from the deep.Kellie Strom is a Danish artist and master of his trade. He has worked on film design for Jim Henson's Creature Shop and owns his own film company.
Series: LeporelloBeyond The SurfaceHardcoverNicolas Andre9781907704840$23.50DESIGN Age (years) from 5Feb 06, 2015
Beyond the Surface takes you on a journey from the earth's deepest recesses to its highest peaks, applauding the achievements of those who have explored its limits throughout centuries. From Empedocles to Edmund Hillary; from the cave paintings of Lascaux to the "human fish" of Ljubljana, learn what liesBeyond the Surface in this beautiful concertina.Nicolas André was born in Rheims, France. He is author of the stunning screen printed bookPèlerinages, published by Le Mégot, as well as contributing to various international publications, includin... + Read More
What is the link between Alfred Hitchcock and Charles and Ray Eames, or illustrator Mary Blair and actor Steve McQueen? InEventually Everything Connects Loris Lora makes all the creative connections so you don't have to. Explore the movers, shakers, and shapers of the arts in the Californian modernist movement in Nobrow's hardback Leporello format.Loris Lora is a Los Angeles-based illustrator and a graduate of Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Loris has had her work published in theNew York Times, theWall Street Journal, and... + Read More
Series: LeporelloLocomotionHardcoverGolden Cosmos9781910620113$22.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 5Dec 09, 2016
The beautiful concertina book folds out to a stunning 54 inch panorama detailing the history of trains and locomotives from the very first railroads and machines to sustainability in the twenty-first century and beyond! A brilliant wraparound cover details the notable benchmarks in the history and mythology of trains.Golden Cosmoswas set up in 2010 as a collborative moniker for German artistic couple Daniel Doltz and Doris Freigofas. Their deep knowledge of traditional printmaking techniques and experiences in self-publishing that have won the... + Read More
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