Les voyages de Jhen - Les Templiers (CASTERMAN : Collection - download pdf or read online

By Jacques Martin

Au début, ils étaient neuf. Bientôt, ils seront des milliers à chevaucher, les cheveux ras et los angeles barbe hirsute, sur les routes d’Orient et d’Occident, vêtus de leur manteau blanc. Et, armés de fer et de foi, à affronter les infidèles. Les Templiers : probablement l’une des plus grandes énigmes de l’Histoire. Qui étaient ces moines qui priaient et tuaient à l. a. fois ? Quel était cet Ordre dont les membres ne possédaient rien par eux-mêmes, mais dont los angeles richesse rivalisait pourtant avec celle des Rois?

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Download e-book for iPad: Bone Sharps, Cowboys, and Thunder Lizards: A Tale of Edward by Jim Ottaviani,Zander Cannon,Kevin Cannon,Shadi Petosky,Mark

By Jim Ottaviani,Zander Cannon,Kevin Cannon,Shadi Petosky,Mark Schultz

The Wild West supplied the atmosphere for a few recognized battles, however the gunfight at O.K. Corral does not carry a candle to the Bone Wars. Following the Civil warfare, the (Re-)United States became its consciousness to the unexplored territories among the Mississippi and the Pacific. The railroads led the way in which, and to construct them we blasted via mountains and leveled valleys and uncovered rock that hadn't visible the sunshine of day for hundreds of thousands of years.
this can be the tale of Edwin Drinker Cope and Othniel Charles Marsh, scientists who stumbled on and fought for these bones, and the artist Charles R. Knight who virtually single-handedly introduced dinosaurs again to existence for an awestruck public. visitor starring leader crimson Cloud and 1000s of his Indian Braves, the gun-totin' and gamblin' Professor John Bell Hatcher, substantial and stupefying Dinosauria of the recent international, and that includes detailed appearances by means of The Cardiff immense, P.T. Barnum, Buffalo invoice Cody, Ulysses S. furnish, Alexander Graham Bell, and a considerable helping solid of Rogues and Gallants from the jap medical institution and The previous West, the colourful aiding forged makes for a wealthy combination of background, experience, technology, and art.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Arab of the Future: Volume 1: A Childhood in the Middle by Riad Sattouf

By Riad Sattouf

VOLUME 1 IN THE UNFORGETTABLE tale OF a unprecedented CHILDHOOD

A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE 12 months 2015/2016 | AN OBSERVER GRAPHIC e-book OF THE 12 months 2016 | A NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS' most sensible BOOKS OF 2016 'EXUBERANTLY HERETICAL'

'I tore via it... the main relaxing photograph novel i have learn in a while' Zadie Smith
'I joyously suggest this ebook to you' Mark Haddon
'Riad Sattouf is among the nice creators of our time' Alain De Botton
'Beautifully-written and drawn, witty, unhappy, fascinating... remarkable' Simon Sebag Montefiore

The Arab of the Future tells the unforgettable tale of Riad Sattouf's formative years, spent within the shadows of 3 dictators - Muammar Gaddafi, Hafez al-Assad, and his father.
In outstanding, virtuoso photograph sort that captures either the immediacy of formative years and the fervor of political idealism, Riad Sattouf recounts his nomadic adolescence transforming into up in rural France, Gaddafi's Libya, and Assad's Syria - yet constantly lower than the roof of his father, a Syrian Pan-Arabist who drags his kin alongside in his pursuit of grandiose goals for the Arab nation.
Riad, tender and wide-eyed, follows within the path of his mismatched mom and dad: his mom, a bookish French scholar, is as modest as his father is flamboyant. Venturing first to the good Socialist People's Libyan Arab kingdom after which becoming a member of the family members tribe in Homs, Syria, they carry quick to the imaginative and prescient of the paradise that usually lies simply round the nook. And carry they do, although meals is scarce, childrens kill canines for recreation, and with locks banned, the Sattoufs come domestic in the future to find one other relations occupying their house. the last word outsider, Riad, along with his flowing blond hair, is termed the final word insult... Jewish. And very quickly in any respect, his father has get a hold of one more grand plan, relocating from construction a brand new humans to development his personal nice palace.
Brimming with lifestyles and darkish humour, The Arab of the Future finds the reality and texture of 1 eccentric relatives in an absurd center East, and likewise introduces a grasp cartoonist in a piece destined to face along Maus and Persepolis.

Translated through Sam Taylor.

WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES booklet PRIZE FOR photo NOVELS
NOMINATED FOR 'BEST REALITY-BASED paintings' on the EISNER AWARDS
'ENGROSSING' New York Times
'A web page TURNER' Guardian
'MARVELLOUS... BEGS TO BE learn in a single lengthy SITTING' Herald
'AN item OF CONSENSUAL RAPTURE' New Yorker
'ONE OF the best CARTOONISTS OF HIS iteration' Le Monde

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Get Castro (German Edition) PDF

By Reinhard Kleist

Reinhard Kleist gehört seit geraumer Zeit unbestritten zur ersten Riege deutschsprachiger Comiczeichner. Seine von der Kritik und den Lesern gleichermaßen geschätzte Biografie über Johnny funds ist nicht nur in Deutschland extrem erfolgreich, sondern wurde zudem in zahlreiche Sprachen übertragen. In seinem neuen Buch beschäftigt sich Kleist mit Kuba, einem der letzten Außenposten des actual existierenden Sozialismus. Genauer gesagt mit dem "Maximo Lider" der Revolution: Fidel Castro. Gewohnt kunstvoll erzählt und mit kraftvollem, vitalem Strich nähert sich Reinhard Kleist in seiner Biografie "Castro" dem umstrittenen Revolutionär und Politiker und hält dessen bewegtes Leben und seine politischen Ideen und Ideale ebenso facettenreich fest wie deren Folgen für die kubanische Gesellschaft. Um die Stimmung vor Ort besser einfangen zu können, unternahm Kleist im Frühjahr 2008 eigens eine Recherchereise nach Kuba, aus der bereits das viel beachtete Reisetagebuch "Havanna" hervorgegangen ist.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Comics Journal Library Vol. 8: The EC Artists by Gary Groth,Mike Dean,Various

By Gary Groth,Mike Dean,Various

The Comics magazine Library series is the main complete sequence of lavishly illustrated interviews performed with cartoonists ever released. To rejoice our republication of the mythical EC line, we proudly current the 1st of a two-volume set of interviews with the artists and writers (and publisher!) who made EC nice. integrated within the first quantity: career-spanning conversations with EC legends Will Elder, John Severin, Harvey Kurtzman, and Al Feldstein, in addition to brief interviews with EC short-timers Frank Frazetta and Joe Kubert. additionally: EC writer William Gaines on his notorious Senate subcommittee testimony, and probing conversations among Silver Age cartoonist Gil Kane and Harvey Kurtzman, in addition to modern substitute cartoonist Sam Henderson and MAD great Al Jaffee. a part of what made EC the simplest writer within the historical past of mainstream comics used to be essentially the most attractive drawing ever released in comedian books, and each interview is profusely illustrated via pertinent examples of the paintings lower than discussion.

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Get Superhero Confidential Volume I PDF

By Edward Gross

The superhero style has exploded, with comedian e-book heroes conquering the large monitor and making gigantic inroads at the small. even if popular model names like Batman and Spider-Man, or lesser well-known characters similar to Daredevil and Hellboy, the superheroes are right here to stay.

Superhero personal is the 1st in a sequence of books to move backstage at the making of those filmed adventures. quantity I contains "Spider-Man: From Cannon to Cameron," which explores the varied aborted makes an attempt at bringing Spidey to motion picture displays within the '80s and '90s; the making of the 2 Hellboy motion pictures with director Guillermo del Toro and Ron Perlman; a complete exploration of Ben Affleck's Daredevil; director Christopher Nolan and author David S. Goyer chronicling the demanding situations of Batman starts off and masses more.

From comedian books to add motion pictures, Superhero private is your final guide.

About the writer: Edward Gross is a veteran leisure journalist who has been at the editorial employees of a wide selection of magazines, between them Geek, Cinescape, SFX, Starlog, CFQ, motion picture Magic and Sci-Fi Now. he's the writer of such non-fiction books as Above & under: A twenty fifth Anniversary good looks and the Beast spouse, Captains' Logs: the full Trek Voyages and Planet of the Apes Revisited.

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Carnets d'Orient - Voyage en Syrie (CASTERMAN : Univers - download pdf or read online

By Jacques Ferrandez

Damas, Alep, l’Euphrate, le Krak des Chevaliers, Palmyre… Cela pourrait être les têtes de chapitres d’un ouvrage touristique, mais bien sûr il n’en est rien. automobile ce que nous raconte ici Jacques Ferrandez, à travers ses rencontres, ses perceptions, ses émotions et l. a. belle suite de ses photos souvent saisies sur le vif, c’est toute los angeles matière dont est tissée los angeles vie des hommes et des choses, dans ce will pay envoûtant qui est aussi l’une des assets des civilisations d’aujourd’hui. Magique, évidemment. Une nouvelle mise en marché pour ce carnet de voyage de Ferrandez, qui une fois encore nous rappelle l’évidence de son grand talent.

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Bobby Sands: Vita di un eroe (Tutte le strade) (Italian by Gerry Hunt PDF

By Gerry Hunt

C'è una ferita nel cuore dell'Europa. Una vicenda che racconta di continui soprusi ai danni di un intero popolo. Si parla della colonizzazione britannica dell'Irlanda. Un atto violento contro cui si sono schierate intere generazioni, unite da un sogno capace di consegnare al mondo le parole: «Il nostro giorno verrà». A pronunciare un simile motto, Bobby Sands, nato nel 1954 e, appena diciottenne, già devoto alla causa dell'indipendenza irlandese. Arrestato una prima volta nel 1972, period rinchiuso nei famigerati Blocchi H quando si mise alla testa di una protesta clamorosa: uno sciopero della popularity indetto in keeping with costringere le autorità inglesi a riconoscere lo prestige di prigionieri politici ai detenuti irlandesi. Quello sciopero venne portato avanti in line with sixty six lunghissimi giorni e si concluse con l. a. morte dello stesso Sands e di altri nine compagni di lotta. «È l. a. repressione che crea lo spirito rivoluzionario della libertà»: queste furono le parole che il ragazzo di Belfast consegnò alla storia. E questa storia è l. a. protagonista del picture novel con cui Gerry Hunt ricostruisce in modo fedele gli avvenimenti nordirlandesi, rendendo un tributo alla vita e alla lotta di Bobby Sands.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Dead Eye and the Deep Blue Sea: The World of Slavery at by Vannak Anan Prum,Ben Pederick

By Vannak Anan Prum,Ben Pederick

Too terrible to pay his pregnant wife's clinic invoice, Vannak Anan Prum left his village in Cambodia to hunt paintings in Thailand. males who looked to be employers on a fishing vessel promised to come him domestic after a number of months at sea, yet as an alternative Vannak used to be hostaged at the vessel for 4 years of not easy exertions. Amid violence and cruelty, together with common beheadings, Vannak survived largely via honing his skill to tattoo his shipmates--a ability he possessed regardless of by no means having been informed in paintings or having had entry to paintings provides whereas turning out to be up.  

As a method of break out, Vannak and a pal jumped into the water and, hugging empty fish-sauce boxes simply because they can now not swim, reached Malaysia at nighttime of evening. on the harbor, they have been taken right into a police station . . . then bought via their rescuers to paintings on a plantation. Vannak used to be stored as a laborer for over a 12 months sooner than an NGO might safe his go back to Cambodia. After 5 years away, Vannak was once ultimately reunited along with his family. 

Vannak documented his ordeal in uncooked, colourful, specific illustrations, first created simply because he believed that with out them nobody could think his tale. certainly, little or no is understood approximately what occurs to the lads and boys who turn out engaged on fishing boats in Asia, and those pictures are the various first files. In nearby Cambodia, many households nonetheless look forward to males who've disappeared around the Thai border, and out to sea. The useless Eye and the Deep Blue Sea is a testomony to the lives of those many fishermen who're trapped on boats within the Indian Ocean.

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