Sherwood and Orson should never have gone into that cave. That day, a door was opened from our world into a dark and profane realm...and earth's destiny was changed forever. In this demented future, whatever life remains on earth is oppressed by the evil shadowsmen. Only a gang of ruthless and powerful children called the Wrenchies can hope to stand against them. When Hollis, a lonely boy from our world, is magically given access to the future world of the Wrenchies, he finally finds a place he belongs. But it is not an easy world to live in, and Hollis's quest is bigger than he ever dreamed of. Farel Dalrymple brings his literary and artistic powers to bear in this sprawling science fiction graphic novel about regret, obsession, and the uncertainty of growing up.
he latest issue of IMAGE+ magazine invites you to the vanguard of creator-owned comics, where sequential art's most passionate voices dive into their latest masterworks. Discover DEATH OR GLORY, RICK REMENDER (SEVEN TO ETERNITY, DEADLY CLASS) and BENGAL's new ongoing series about a vice-filled road trip through the backroads of America. JOSEPH KEATINGE (SHUTTER) prepares FLAVOR, a delicious mystery about a walled city where food is scarce and chefs fierce, illustrated with dreamy finesse by WOOK JIN CLARK. BRIAN K. VAUGHAN and MARCOS MARTêN also reveal the secrets behind BARRIER, their harrowing sci-fi exploration of immigration.
“As I know well from my own field, true vitality consists of stuff that’s further off the radar of general acclaim. The influx of raw arrivals. The deep cuts.” —Jonathan Lethem, from the Introduction Featuring Gabrielle Bell, Mat Brinkman, Roz Chast, Anya Davidson, Eleanor Davis, Jules Feiffer, Blaise Larmee, Raymond Pettibon, Ed Piskor, Joe Sacco, Esther Pearl Watson, and others. JONATHAN LETHEM is the author of nine novels, including Motherless Brooklyn, The Fortress of Solitude, Gun, with Occasional Music, and most recently Dissident Gardens. BILL KARTALOPOULOS is a Brooklyn-based comics critic, educator, curator, and editor. He teaches comics history at the School of Visual Arts. More information may be found at on-panel.com.
A weird, sad, silly, sketchy, and dreamy watercolor fantasy-action quest in which Alemendra Clementine and her crew of anti-social adventurers all come together on a psych-apocalyptic world to take down an evil wizard. This Eisner Award-nominated webcomic began as a loose stream-of-consciousness exercise and exploration of the comic book medium and takes place in the same world as FAREL DALRYMPLEÍs The Wrenchies. Collects IT WILL ALL HURT #1-3, plus all six chapters of the webcomic.
For 28 years, Novel & Short Story Writer's Market has been the only resource of its kind exclusively for fiction writers. Covering all genres from romance to mystery to horror and more, this resource helps you prepare your submissions and sell your work. This must-have guide includes listings for over 1,300 book publishers, magazines, literary agents, writing contests and conferences, each containing current contact information, editorial needs, schedules and guidelines that save you time and take the guesswork out of the submission process. With more than 100 pages of listings for literary journals alone and another 100 pages of book publishers, plus special sections dedicated to the genres of romance, mystery/thriller, speculative fiction, and comics/graphic novels, the 2009 edition of this essential resource is your key to successfully selling your fiction.
THE OFTEN WRONG is a meaty collection of new and old comic stories, paintings and illustrations, "behind-the-scenes" concept art for The Wrenchies, PROXIMA CENTAURI, POP GUN WAR, IT WILL ALL HURT, and over 100 sketchbook drawings by comic book creator FAREL DALRYMPLE.
Stuck in a small town with a broken-down van, Emily goes on a walk. After following some shady characters through subterranean tunnels, she discovers three video monitors showing stories from a magical present, dreamy past, and strange future. In this long-awaited sequel to the award-winning and critically acclaimed graphic novel POP GUN WAR: GIFT, author and creator of The Wrenchies, FAREL DALRYMPLE, revisits his world of surreal urban fantasy.
Teenage wizard adventurer Sherwood Breadcoat is trapped on Proxima Centauri, a manufactured dimensional sphere 4.243 light-years from Earth. Looking for escape and a way back to his brotherÑSherwood must also deal with his confusing emotions, alien creatures, and all sorts of fantastic dangers. Starring Sherwood Breadcoat, "The Scientist" Duke Herzog, Dr. EXT the Time Traveler, the ghost M. Parasol, Shakey the Space Wizard, and Dhog Dahog, PROXIMA CENTAURI is a psychedelic science-fantasy action comic book drama from FAREL DALRYMPLE (The Wrenchies, POP GUN WAR). Collects PROXIMA CENTAURI #1-6
Everyone hates Dwayne, the firebug, the bad boy trouble follows everywhere. Alison finds a warmth to Dwayne, a spark everyone's missing. Alison knows what she's doing, but after tonight's fireworks, she'll find out who knows best. Can Alison play with fire without getting burned? Palefire, the first collaboration between writer MK Reed and artist Farel Dalrymple, takes us back to high school for a hot date to the party of the year. When you're not a girl, and not yet a woman, the last thing you want is advice. The road to hell may be paved with good intentions, but everyone deserves a second chance--even if it goes up in flames. Farel Dalrympleis the author of theNew York Timesbestseller,The Wrenchies(First Second). He has also collaborated with author Jonathan Lethem (Motherless Brooklyn,The Fortress of Solitude) onOmega the Unknown(Marvel Comics). His comic,Pop Gun War, was a Xeric Grant recipient and gold medal winner from the Society of Illustrators. He is a co-founder of the comic anthology,Meathaus. MK Reedis the author of the graphic novelsAmericus andThe Cute Girl Network(First Second). Her work can be found in anthologies likePapercutter,The Big Feminist But, and the Swedish magazineGalago.Americuswas the winner of NAIBA's 2012 Carla Cohen Free Speech Award and was a 2011 American Booksellers for Children's New Voices title.
Step inside a time machine built by a collection of today's finest storytellers and enter a range of futures where familiar tales are re-imagined in an astonishing variety of styles. This follow-up to the Harvey-nominated first volume (Dark Horse, 2012, also available) features a cover by the legendary Arthur Adams and the comics debut of Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author Michael Swanwick (Stations of the Tide, Orb Books, 2011).