4.25.2006

New to our GRAPHIC NOVEL area...
Alichino by Kouyu Shurei
Beautiful creatures known as Alichino grow stronger by eating the souls of humans. However, the Alichino's dominance over humans may be at its end with Tsugiri, a quiet young man with the power to destroy their race. But the battle is just beginning -- a mysterious woman named Matsurika makes an appearance at Tsugiri's home, and she threatens to kill those close to him unless she gets what she wants!
(Rated T for Teen 13+)



Yu-Gi-Oh! : Duelist. Vol. 13, Slifer the Sky Dragon

The second of the Egyptian God Cards is unleashed! Using one of his
brainwashed pawns to fight for him, the mysterious Marik traps Yugi in a deadly cage match against one of the most powerful cards in the world... Slifer the Sky Dragon! Even with the dragon-fighting Buster Blader on his side, does Yugi have a chance? Plus the return of Ryoto Kajiki, the Duelist of the Sea!
(Rated T for Teen)


The Last Temptation by Neil Gaiman
Steven is afraid. Afraid of ghost stories, afraid of growing up... just afraid. That is, until he meets the mysterious Showman and his Theatre of the Real. Steven takes a ticket and watches the show on a dare, but getting out of the performance will be harder than he ever imagined. And Steven learns what it is to be truly afraid.

Ultimate Iron Man by Orson Scott Card

Tony Stark seems to have the perfect life as a billionaire playboy, genius-level inventor, and founding member of the world-class super-hero team, the Ultimates. But Stark's life in the public spotlight is merely a small part of the picture. What is the untold story behind the man in the iron mask? How did Stark develop from a gifted child prodigy into one of the most powerful men on the planet?
(Parental Advisory)


Superman/Batman: Public Enemies by Jeph Loeb
A tale of loyalty and unlikely friendship featuring two of the most famous super-heroes on the planet, SUPERMAN/BATMAN: PUBLIC ENEMIES pairs the Man of Steel with the Dark Knight. The iconic heroes unite when President Lex Luthor accuses Superman of terrible crimes against humanity and assembles a top-secret team of powerhouse heroes to bring Superman in. But the "World's Finest" duo are determined to topple the corrupt president's reign once and for all!


Nightwing: On the Razor's Edge by Chuck Dixon
Bludhaven has seen its share of battles between its costumed protector, Nightwing, and various criminals. But when an army of ninjas arrive, they're only a harbinger of the deadliest threat yet. Shrike, long thought dead, is back and wants revenge on his childhood pal -- Nightwing. Shrike's current master, Blockbuster, would be only too happy to see the vigilante destroyed, but Shrike wants to see to his destruction personally.




Also look for...
Simpsons Comics Unchained by Matt Groening

and

The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (Deluxe Edition)

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