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Ma skewers his cast’s overblown sense of entitlement and lack of self-awareness with terrific deadpan wit. While subplots concerning the misuse of royalty payments owed to artists whose music is popular in karaoke bars and the inner workings of public arts foundations prove a bit dry, Ma’s perspective on the value of originality, the power of celebrity, and the debt one generation of artists owes to those that follow are truly thought-provoking.

Blood of the Virgin

A stunningly ambitious, emotionally complex work from an artist with a distinct perspective on the pursuit of artistic fulfillment.
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Super Spy

A tightly plotted, high-stakes masterwork about the terrible cost of life in the shadows.

Last on His Feet: Jack Johnson and the Battle of the Century

Lyrical narration and powerfully evocative black-and-white illustration combine for an uncommonly propulsive, completely immersive biography.
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The Extraordinary Part, Book One: Orsay’s Hands

A fast-paced, unpredictable, and utterly original story rendered in delicate linework and vibrant color.
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Too Dead To Die: A Simon Cross Thriller

A thoroughly entertaining, loving riff on familiar pulp characters that raises compelling questions about their viability in a rapidly changing world.
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The Lonely War of Capt. Willy Schultz

Creators Franz and Glanzman (A Sailor’s Story) provide enough explosive action to satisfy the genre conventions of the time in which the story was created, but with a distinct, stunningly powerful, anti-war perspective. This volume collects the entire series for the first time.
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The Exile

Kriek’s luscious brushwork, attention to detail, and refusal to impose modern notions of morality or justice on his characters result in an immersive, provocative saga.

Step by Bloody Step

An emotionally nuanced, action-packed, absolutely astonishing feat of graphic narrative.
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