in New York in 1917, Will Eisner was the author of the legendary comic
strip "The Spirit." According to John Updike, "Eisner was not only
ahead of his times - the present times are still catching up to him." A Contract With God
is a revolutionary novel that re-creates the neighborhood of Will
Eisner's youth through a quartet of four interwoven stories. Expressing
the joy, exuberance, tragedy, and drama of life on the mythical Dropsie
Avenue of the Bronx, A Contract With God is a monumental achievement, a must in the library of any graphic novel fan. (Buy here.)
6- The Waiting Room ($.99)
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the constant fluctuations in our reality, events on our Earth are bound
to intersect with events on the thousands of other Earths that exist in
nearby frequencies. Some of these intersections are harmless - a frozen
rose petal falls through a hole in Terra 7.342 and becomes a real tear
duct in a Virgin Mary statue in Mexico on Terra 11.573, for example.
But when a death meant for someone on one Earth wrongfully ends the
life of someone on another, the border patrol agents get involved.
These agents, like Saul Terth, guide the dead to their next destination
based on their previous life or lives. While their resumes are being
reviewed, they take a seat in the waiting room. (UPDATE: No longer published.)
is the debut episode of the acclaimed fantasy / thriller graphic novel
series by comics writer Alex de Campi and artist Christine Larsen.
During Napoleon's retreat from Russia in the War of 1812, cavalry
officers Valentine and Oscar are separated from the main army by a
brutal blizzard. They think the worst thing waiting out there in the
snow for them is Death. They could not be more wrong.
soldiers stumble across an ancient conflict between beings more
powerful than humanity can imagine, a conflict which now threatens to
consume the Earth and all upon it – because those who have stood in the
horror’s path, the few bastions of light, are going home. The Valentine series is available on Kindle in 13 different languages to choose from. (Buy here.)
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