Market Monday: Picks of the Week - April 16, 2014
Book of the Week
Operation Margarine GN by Kate Skelly
Trouble tuff girl Bon-Bon and rich girl runaway Margarine make a motorcycle escape from the mean streets of the city to the desolate roads of the desert, holding their own against the elements, biker gangs, and each other.
Singles of the Week
Genesis, art by Alison Sampson
GENESIS, a new graphic novella from Image Comics by Nathan Edmondson (WHO IS JAKE ELLIS, The Punisher, Black Widow) and new comic book artist Alison Sampson (OUTLAW TERRITORY), pairs sweeping visuals with poignant writing in a story that cannot be missed. GENESIS is a trippy journey of creation and destruction as one man finds himself with the ability to manifest anything by thinking it-only to learn that with seemingly unlimited power comes unstoppable terror.
Transformers: Windblade #1, written by Mairghread Scott, art by Sarah Stone
WHO IS WINDBLADE? In the aftermath of DARK CYBERTRON, WINDBLADE takes the planet by storm. But where did she come from-and what does her secret mean to the future of the TRANSFORMERS? A powerful new chapter in the TRANSFORMERS saga begins here!
Translucid #1, co-written by Chondra Echert
The Horse has been the archenemy of The Navigator for years. But The Horse feels The Navigator’s moral compass has been slipping, and even a villain can’t let that happen. The Horse decides to get a closer look into The Navigator’s past that he’s buried deep in his subconsciousness and find out what drives a person to make the right choice, and what propels someone to make the selfish one. Thus begins an exploration of why a young man would take the mantle of a superhero.
Collection of the Week
Adventure Time: Sugary Shorts vol. 1 TP, includes work by Becky Dreistadt, Lucy Knisley, and Georgia Roberson
The sugary short stories from the all-ages smash hit are finally collected in this affordable soft cover! Comic creators from around the world unite to celebrate all things ADVENTURE TIME in this collection of incredibly original mini-adventures. Starring all of your favorite characters from Finn and Jake to Hot Dog Princess and Peppermint Butler, SUGARY SHORTS Volume One is a syrupy salute to the Land of Ooo that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.