Shocking! Disgusting! Meet the most dangerous twin girls in the universe! Their record of wrong doings, on purpose or not, will raise your hair on end. A darkly subversive collection of cynical comics gags that is sweeping Europe. Nothing is sacred for these two lil' monsters! South Park meets Monty Python.
Fanny, like so many other girls of her time, has been driven to selling her body to survive. She has since become the most sought-after prostitute of her brothel. She knows people, she knows things, and she is determined to one day move on to a better life. One day, the handsome and enigmatic James Orwood seeks her out, and makes her a proposition that might just be the making of her. He wants to use her reputed powers of seduction to get information from the rich and powerful. They form an alliance, along with Lario and Lucrecia, all four of them bringing a unique skill to the table. This could be the beginning of something great...
The unstoppable crime quartet is getting stronger by the day as each member really comes into their own. They rob a lord's huge commercial drug stash making a dramatic exit. But on the night of the huge party they throw with their new found riches, things start to get sinister, forcing them to go their separate ways. But all the circumstances indicated that they'd been betrayed... by one of their number. Meanwhile, Fanny becomes increasingly consumed by her twisted love affair with the enigmatic Orwood, and begins to go to desperate measures to understand why he simply won't give her what she wants: his heart.
After their anguished separation years previously, only two of the original four Golden Dogs are left: Lario and Fanny. When they find each other again, they set about trying to establish what happened to the other two members of their notorious gang. Meanwhile, the sinister Judge Aaron is out to get them. Only the four of them, together, will be able to topple Aaron and his authoritarian regime.
Saburo is an ambitious young yakuza who provokes a war between rival factions in an attempt to overthrow the Oyabun Kodama, Tokyo's gang boss. But the sly old devil won't give up without a fight! Hoping to have Saburo killed, he orders Shi's release from prison, something the old blind warrior has been waiting thirty years for. Thirty years cut off from the rest of the world, unaware of the betrayal that sealed his fate. Sometimes, all that separates family and business is the width of a blade...
In the fourth and final volume of Golden Dogs, the infamous quartet overcome their rift and come together for one last mission: to get their vengeance on the parsimonious Judge Aaron by pulling off the most sensational heist London town has ever seen! But it soon becomes clear that Orwood has an ulterior motive... It's at long last time to find out about his mysterious past, and his true desires.
Ric Hochet, the famous Parisian newshound, is not himself. He's wearing a mysterious bandage, he isn't driving his usual car, and a strange smell is emanating from his apartment... When he's invited to his old friend Police Commissioner Bourdon's wedding in the South of France, his infallible memory starts failing and his legendary luck begins to desert him. Then an attempt is made on Bourdon's life. What's eating Ric and why would anyone want to murder Bourdon? Clearly, things are not all what they seem-least of all Ric himself.
Kate Walker, a lawyer from New York, was only supposed to spend a few hours in the village of Valadilène in the French Alps. She goes there to finalize the purchase of the Voralberg automation factory on behalf of her client, Universal Toys. But she soon finds out that while the director of the company, Anna Voralberg, has just died, Anna's younger brother is still alive and is the heir to the family business. To find him, she has no choice but to begin a journey through the history of the 20th century. Little by little, she uncovers the story of Hans Voralberg, a genius inventor of complex automatons who has been in exile in Eastern Europe since childhood.
For the first comics adaptation of his cult game, Benoît Sokal has chosen to revisit "Syberia" and propose an alternative version to the reader. The result is a perfect prelude to the third installment of the game and an ideal opportunity for the young illustrator Johann Blais, chosen by Sokal himself.
Kate Walker, a lawyer from New York, was only supposed to spend a few hours in the village of Valadilène in the French Alps. She goes there to finalize the purchase of the Voralberg automation factory on behalf of her client, Universal Toys. But she soon finds out that while the director of the company, Anna Voralberg, has just died, Anna's younger brother is still alive and is the heir to the family business. To find him, she has no choice but to begin a journey through the history of the 20th century. Little by little, she uncovers the story of Hans Voralberg, a genius inventor of complex automatons who has been in exile in Eastern Europe since childhood. For the first comics adaptation of his cult game, Benoît Sokal has chosen to revisit "Syberia" and propose an alternative version to the reader. The result is a perfect prelude to the third installment of the game and an ideal opportunity for the young illustrator Johann Blais, chosen by Sokal himself.
A lone cowboy rides into town and all hell breaks loose... Sound familiar? Here is yet another take on the beloved Wild West trope, complete with corrupt law enforcement officers, a town drunk, guns for hire, a brave young woman trying to hold on to her failing ranch, vicious people with wealth and power trying to take it from her, a couple of cow-herders, and a colorful cast of characters with names like Red Dust, Ten Gallons, and of course... Comanche.
Just when the Triple Six Ranch is finally back up and running, disaster strikes in the form of a potential Indian uprising: the local Cheyenne tribe has not been receiving the food supplies promised by the U.S. government, and decides to steal Comanche's cattle. As Red Dust goes searching for answers to try to prevent a violent war, Comanche is held hostage, the men from the railroad get fidgety waiting for their meat, and the boys from the ranch make a reckless decision.
Bob Morane is back! This thrilling reboot from Lombard reintroduces the heroic soldier and all his classic associates in a new, present-day world. The whip-smart, physically skilled, and drop-dead gorgeous Morane has volunteered for a peacekeeping mission to Nigeria, where his conscience runs him afoul of his commanding officers and puts some very important people in his debt. Eventually, he finds himself organizing the largest humanitarian operation that has ever been undertaken in Africa. But there are many forces at play, some more shadowy than others-and some are extremely nefarious . . .
When the notorious Dobbs brothers are foiled in their attempt to attack the stagecoach and ride off with the ranchers' gold, they vow to get the money at all cost. Before long, both the gang of brothers and the entire Triple Ranch crew, accompanied by a mysterious preacher who's awfully good with a six-shooter, are on the trail of one man... the mule-riding, whiskey-drinking Pharaoh Colorado, whose saddlebags are filled with gold and whose flask is tragically empty. Maybe he can just make a quick stop at the cabin of Trapper Hans for a swig of hooch.... Little does he know, that cabin is about to become the scene of much more than a few rounds between friends, as darkness descends and a deadly showdown grows imminent.
The all-new Bob Morane continues, following the heroic soldier into enemy territory. With his friend wounded, he's forced to seek aid in the village of Zamosho, the base of the terrorist organization Wal Jihad. His humanitarian operations to bring education to all of Nigeria are at serious risk-but from whom? On the other side of the globe, Sergeant Ballantine is finally a free agent again-but for how long? And when Bob Morane meets Tania Orloff, niece of the mysterious Mr. Ming, the tangled web of influences and objectives will develop even more knots...
In the forests of Dartmoor, creatures of legend hide in the treetops, swim in the rivers, and roam the hills... but they're invisible to those who don't know how to look properly. Scrubby, a child of the fairies swapped at birth with a human infant, has inherited this wonderful gift. With a little help from the Wise Man of Wistman's Wood, his eyes are opened to the secrets of the moors. And even when he is forced to leave his forest for Victorian London, his forest never leaves him...
With the body count rising, the London press is having a field day with "Spring-Heeled Jack," the terrifying killer of the East End. But Scrubby knows this wave of terror is not an isolated phenomenon... The upper crust of this huge industrial city has given in to its basest desires and has awoken an ancient evil. It won't be long until Scrubby is forced to confront the person responsible for his father's death. He'll need all the help he can get to defeat this man with the soul as black as coal.
With the invention of Super Mega Tofu, civilization has seen the advent of a fragile peace-between animals and humans, between carnivores and herbivores. This miracle food has the peculiar quality of being universally loved. Jack Wolfgang, the world-renowned restaurant critic, travels the world sampling Super Mega Tofu in all of its varieties. It's the perfect cover for his second identity: Jack Wolfgang, CIA special agent. When his friend and mentor is killed, Jack picks up the scent of a conspiracy and tracks it half way around the globe. Can society survive this collision of fine dining and espionage?
In times of yore did a forbidden love arise between Valgar of Valta, son of Halgerr the Golden-Haired, and Astridr, daughter of Thorgerr, and to them a son was born, Gunnar. But Thorgerr was a mighty lord, and with his hundred warriors hunted the couple down, ensorcelling his daughter and banishing her husband. Now, to rescue his true love, Valgar must embark upon a long and perilous quest that will take him into the forest depths to meet the monster called Ogerth the Serpentine, and the far south to fight the beastly devourers alongside Skarperdinn. But Skarperdinn's wife has other plans...
When an Aryan baby is born to a Muslim woman living in Copenhagen, her husband's family shuns her. But DNA tests prove Sorraya's fidelity. And she is just the first in what soon becomes a rash of similar cases across Europe, threatening widespread social change even as they ignite passions in immigrant communities and incite familiar racial hatreds. What mysterious conspiracy connects a retrovirus, a young slacker biogeneticist, a former punkette, a dogged reporter, and pharmaceutical giant Keoxis? Clarke delivers a contemplative slice of near-future science fiction paced like a thriller but full of probing questions about our prejudices."The larger message, rightly or wrongly, is that understanding and empathy happens organically, though sometimes that means it never happens or happens too slowly, and that is perhaps part of the tragedy of the human condition." The Comics Beat
After leaving their beloved Dartmoor to find work in the capital, it's not long before the Johnsons realize that London is not the promised land after all. The lower classes are worked to the bone and struggle to survive, and their dreams of equality are brutally shattered. Scrubby's father is fatally injured during the Bloody Sunday catastrophe, and further tragedy is not far behind. But Scrubby and his sister, Sheela, keep moving forward and find work to survive. And in his new job down in the mines, Scrubby will find friendship, love... and chaos
As ever, Rick is in a pickle. Instead of getting his hands on some new information, he bumps into his old foe Nyctalope - literally. And, of course, he's alone and unarmed. Unimpressed, his boss sends him out to investigate a mysterious murder in Paris's Luxembourg Gardens - which turns out to be a series of mysterious murders. The trail leads to a left-wing magazine called "Mad" - whose reporters are mad enough to target Rick himself. Meanwhile, there's Nyctalope to deal with (again)... Is the nearest Rick will get to a front-page story seeing his own picture splashed across it?
After many a long year and many a hard battle, Valgar of Valta is reunited with Astridr Argfusson-only to have her testify before the Council of Elders that he abused her father Thorgerr's hospitality by raping her! How could his one true love ever say such a thing? Investigations reveal the mind-altering influence of the Song of Hunlhot, black magic wielded by Thorgerr's advisor Dar Guilva. To uncover its secrets, Valgar and his new archer ally must undertake a perilous quest to the castle of Lyhmm, the mad bard. Don't miss the smashing conclusion to Saga Valta!
The richest pigeon in the world, Lord Beckett, has an ego that needs feeding, and birdseed won't suffice. Even the highest of academic honors won't be enough. Jack Wolfgang, food critic and CIA agent, must stop the mad pigeon's bird-brained scheme to rule the planet, but to do so, he'll have to join up with some of the world's most dangerous assassins. The clock is ticking, and if he doesn't complete his mission in time, the consequences will be beastly: he'll miss his date with a lovely panther in Oslo.
He used to play a dangerous game, running cash for the mob. Now he calls himself Tango, and he lives in a little village rising like a small island out of the rocky sea of the Andes. He's made a few friends since he arrived, with whom he's got a lot in common: they've all got secrets from their past, and they're not exactly who they say they are. One by one, their secrets are revealed in a storm of violence when old friends come knocking, demanding past debts be paid. High up in the Bolivian hills, a mountain community is once again upended by the arrival of strangers and the troubles they seem to bring with them.