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Kindred A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Kindred  A Graphic Novel Adaptation Book
Author : Octavia E. Butler
Publisher : Abrams
Release : 2017-01-10
ISBN : 1613128622
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Octavia E. Butler’s bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format. More than 35 years after its release, Kindred continues to draw in new readers with its deep exploration of the violence and loss of humanity caused by slavery in the United States, and its complex and lasting impact on the present day. Adapted by celebrated academics and comics artists Damian Duffy and John Jennings, this graphic novel powerfully renders Butler’s mysterious and moving story, which spans racial and gender divides in the antebellum South through the 20th century. Butler’s most celebrated, critically acclaimed work tells the story of Dana, a young black woman who is suddenly and inexplicably transported from her home in 1970s California to the pre–Civil War South. As she time-travels between worlds, one in which she is a free woman and one where she is part of her own complicated familial history on a southern plantation, she becomes frighteningly entangled in the lives of Rufus, a conflicted white slaveholder and one of Dana’s own ancestors, and the many people who are enslaved by him. Held up as an essential work in feminist, science-fiction, and fantasy genres, and a cornerstone of the Afrofuturism movement, there are over 500,000 copies of Kindred in print. The intersectionality of race, history, and the treatment of women addressed within the original work remain critical topics in contemporary dialogue, both in the classroom and in the public sphere. Frightening, compelling, and richly imagined, Kindred offers an unflinching look at our complicated social history, transformed by the graphic novel format into a visually stunning work for a new generation of readers.

Kindred A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Kindred  A Graphic Novel Adaptation Book
Author : Octavia E. Butler
Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
Release : 2018-07-24
ISBN : 9781419728556
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Based on the novel Kindred by Octavia E. Butler copyright Ã1979"--Title page verso.

Kindred A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Kindred  A Graphic Novel Adaptation Book
Author : Octavia E. Butler
Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
Release : 2018-07-24
ISBN : 9781419728556
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Based on the novel Kindred by Octavia E. Butler copyright Ã1979"--Title page verso.

Parable of the Sower A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Parable of the Sower  A Graphic Novel Adaptation Book
Author : Octavia E. Butler
Publisher : Abrams
Release : 2020-01-28
ISBN : 1683356748
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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2021 Hugo Award Winner for Best Graphic Story or Comic The follow-up to #1 New York Times Bestseller Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation, comes Octavia E. Butler’s groundbreaking dystopian novel In this graphic novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower by Damian Duffy and John Jennings, the award-winning team behind Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation, the author portrays a searing vision of America’s future. In the year 2024, the country is marred by unattended environmental and economic crises that lead to social chaos. Lauren Olamina, a preacher’s daughter living in Los Angeles, is protected from danger by the walls of her gated community. However, in a night of fire and death, what begins as a fight for survival soon leads to something much more: a startling vision of human destiny . . . and the birth of a new faith.

Kindred

Kindred Book
Author : Octavia E. Butler
Publisher : Beacon Press
Release : 2004-02-01
ISBN : 0807083704
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The visionary author’s masterpiece pulls us—along with her Black female hero—through time to face the horrors of slavery and explore the impacts of racism, sexism, and white supremacy then and now. Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters, and each time the stay grows longer, more arduous, and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana's life will end, long before it has a chance to begin.

After the Rain

After the Rain Book
Author : Nnedi Okorafor
Publisher : Abrams
Release : 2021-01-05
ISBN : 1683358341
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nnedi Okorafor’s story of Chioma, a young Nigerian-American woman whose destiny is revealed during a furious rainstorm—now in paperback, with bonus content including Q&As with the creative team and never-before-seen art and designs! After the Rain is an adaptation of Nnedi Okorafor’s short story, “On the Road.” The adaptation, written by John Jennings and illustrated by David Brame, begins in Nigeria during a powerful and unexpected storm. While visiting her grandmother, a young Nigerian-American woman named Chioma answers a knock at the door and is horrified by what she sees—a young boy with a severe head wound is standing on the doorstep. When he touches Chioma, his hand burns like fire and just as suddenly as he arrived, he disappears. Her grandmother comes down to see what is wrong and chastises Chioma for opening the door for a stranger. Outside there are only footprints in the mud which vanish in the same manner as their owner. This event sets off a chain of mysterious occurrences that become more and more terrifying. Chioma knows that something is wrong, and that the boy has “marked” her in some way. . . . Haunted and hunted, Chioma must embrace her heritage in order to survive.

Arkwright

Arkwright Book
Author : Allen Steele
Publisher : Macmillan
Release : 2016-03-01
ISBN : 1466886439
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A hard science fiction novel from multiple Hugo Award–winner Allen Steele Best 19 Science Fiction Books of 2016 Allen Steele, creator of the Coyote series of books, has written a triumphant science fiction novel hailed as triumphantly optimistic. Nathan Arkwright is a seminal author of the twentieth century. At the end of his life he becomes reclusive and cantankerous, refusing to appear before or interact with his legion of fans. Little did anyone know, Nathan was putting into motion his true, timeless legacy. Convinced that humanity cannot survive on Earth, his Arkwright Foundation dedicates itself to creating a colony on an Earth-like planet several light years distant. Fueled by Nathan's legacy, generations of Arkwrights are drawn together, and pulled apart, by the enormity of the task and weight of their name. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Kindred A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Kindred  A Graphic Novel Adaptation Book
Author : Octavia E. Butler
Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
Release : 2017-01-10
ISBN : 9781419709470
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Based on the novel Kindred by Octavia E. Butler, c1979.

The Blacker the Ink

The Blacker the Ink Book
Author : Frances Gateward,John Jennings
Publisher : Rutgers University Press
Release : 2015-07-16
ISBN : 0813572363
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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When many think of comic books the first thing that comes to mind are caped crusaders and spandex-wearing super-heroes. Perhaps, inevitably, these images are of white men (and more rarely, women). It was not until the 1970s that African American superheroes such as Luke Cage, Blade, and others emerged. But as this exciting new collection reveals, these superhero comics are only one small component in a wealth of representations of black characters within comic strips, comic books, and graphic novels over the past century. The Blacker the Ink is the first book to explore not only the diverse range of black characters in comics, but also the multitude of ways that black artists, writers, and publishers have made a mark on the industry. Organized thematically into “panels” in tribute to sequential art published in the funny pages of newspapers, the fifteen original essays take us on a journey that reaches from the African American newspaper comics of the 1930s to the Francophone graphic novels of the 2000s. Even as it demonstrates the wide spectrum of images of African Americans in comics and sequential art, the collection also identifies common character types and themes running through everything from the strip The Boondocks to the graphic novel Nat Turner. Though it does not shy away from examining the legacy of racial stereotypes in comics and racial biases in the industry, The Blacker the Ink also offers inspiring stories of trailblazing African American artists and writers. Whether you are a diehard comic book fan or a casual reader of the funny pages, these essays will give you a new appreciation for how black characters and creators have brought a vibrant splash of color to the world of comics.

Performativity Cultural Construction and the Graphic Novel

Performativity  Cultural Construction  and the Graphic Novel Book
Author : Leigh Anne Howard,Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2019-09-30
ISBN : 0429561121
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Performance, Social Construction and the Graphic Narrative draws on performance studies scholarship to understand the social impact of graphic novels and their sociopolitical function. Addressing issues of race, gender, ethnicity, race, war, mental illness, and the environment, the volume encompasses the diversity and variety inherent in the graphic narrative medium. Informed by the scholarship of Dwight Conquergood and his model for performance praxis, this collection of essays makes links between these seemingly disparate areas of study to open new avenues of research for comics and graphic narratives. An international team of authors offer a detailed analysis of new and classical graphic texts from Mexico, India, and Canada as well as the US. Performance, Social Construction and the Graphic Narrative draws on performance studies scholarship to understand the social impact of graphic novels and their sociopolitical function. Addressing issues of race, gender, ethnicity, race, war, mental illness, and the environment, the volume encompasses the diversity and variety inherent in the graphic narrative medium. This book will be of interest to students and scholars in the areas of communication, literature, comics studies, performance studies, sociology, languages, English, and gender studies, and anyone with an interest in deepening their acquaintance with and understanding of the potential of graphic narratives.

The New Moon s Arms

The New Moon s Arms Book
Author : Nalo Hopkinson
Publisher : Grand Central Pub
Release : 2007-02-23
ISBN : 0446576913
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"A mainstream magical realism novel set in the Caribbean on the fictional island of Dolorosse. It tells the story of a 50-something grandmother whose mother disappeared when she was a teenager and whose father has just passed away as she begins menopause.

Jane

Jane Book
Author : Aline Brosh McKenna
Publisher : Boom! Studios
Release : 2017-09-13
ISBN : 1613986521
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A powerful modern day reimagining of Charlotte Bronte's classic novel Jane Eyre. Jane learns that in the world of New York's elite, secrets are the greatest extravagance and she must decide if she should trust the man she loves or do whatever it takes to protect his daughter from the consequences of his deception.

Whatever Happened to the World of Tomorrow

Whatever Happened to the World of Tomorrow  Book
Author : Brian Fies
Publisher : Abrams
Release : 2012-08-15
ISBN : 1613122691
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Whatever Happened to the World of Tomorrow?, the long-awaited follow-up to Mom's Cancer, is a unique graphic novel that tells the story of a young boy and his relationship with his father. Spanning the period from the 1939 New York World's Fair to the last Apollo space mission in 1975, it is told through the eyes of a boy as he grows up in an era that was optimistic and ambitious, fueled by industry, engines, electricity, rockets, and the atom bomb. An insightful look at relationships and the promise of the future, award-winning author Brian Fies presents his story in a way that only comics and graphic novels can. Interspersed with the comic book adventures of Commander Cap Crater (created by Fies to mirror the styles of the comics and the time periods he is depicting), and mixing art and historical photographs, this groundbreaking graphic novel is a lively trip through a half century of technological evolution. It is also a perceptive look at the changing moods of our nation-and the enduring promise of the future. Praise for Whatever Happened to the World of Tomorrow? “A graphic novel that looks like TV’s “Futurama” bred with The Golden Age of Comic Books, Whatever Happened to the World of Tomorrow? is at times charming, at times sad and foreboding, and always thought provoking.” —Air & Space Smithsonian "A hopelessly optimistic moon-age daydream"—The Village Voice “An exceptional and highly engaging experience.” —The Miami Herald "Whatever Happened To The World Of Tomorrow is a very special book that will speak to you on so many levels. And at the end of it, when you sit there and think on what you’ve just read, it may even make you, like it did me, realise that Fies’ vision of our past and his hope for the future is something we can all share in. Quite brilliant."—Richard Bruton, forbiddenplanet.co.uk F&P level: Y

The Great Gatsby A Graphic Novel Adaptation

The Great Gatsby  A Graphic Novel Adaptation Book
Author : F. Scott Fitzgerald
Publisher : Candlewick Press
Release : 2021-02-02
ISBN : 1536216186
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A sumptuously illustrated adaptation casts the powerful imagery of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s great American novel in a vivid new format. From the green light across the bay to the billboard with spectacled eyes, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 American masterpiece roars to life in K. Woodman-Maynard’s exquisite graphic novel—among the first adaptations of the book in this genre. Painted in lush watercolors, the inventive interpretation emphasizes both the extravagance and mystery of the characters, as well as the fluidity of Nick Carraway’s unreliable narration. Excerpts from the original text wend through the illustrations, and imagery and metaphors are taken to literal, and often whimsical, extremes, such as when a beautiful partygoer blooms into an orchid and Daisy Buchanan pushes Gatsby across the sky on a cloud. This faithful yet modern adaptation will appeal to fans with deep knowledge of the classic, while the graphic novel format makes it an ideal teaching tool to engage students. With its timeless critique of class, power, and obsession, The Great Gatsby Graphic Novel captures the energy of an era and the enduring resonance of one of the world’s most beloved books.

Black Comix

Black Comix Book
Author : Damian Duffy,John Jennings
Publisher : Mark Batty Pub
Release : 2010
ISBN : 9780984190652
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The immense popularity of comics and graphic novels cannot be ignored. But in light of the comics boom that has taken place over the past 10 years the artists, writers and publishers that comprise the vibrant African American independent comics community have remained relatively unknown, until now. Black Comix brings together an unprecedented collection of largely unheard of, and undeniably masterful, comics art while also framing the work of these men and women in a broader historical and cultural context. With a foreword by Keith Knight and over 50 contributors, including Phonzie Davis, Jan-Michael Franklin, Frances Liddell, Kenjji Marshall, Lance Tooks, Rob Stull, Ashley A. Woods and many more, the cross section of comics genres represented includes manga, superheroes, humor, history, science fiction and fantasy. This book is a must-have for comics readers of a wide variety of tastes and ages. Damian Duffy is editor in chief of Eye Trauma Comix, the writer and letterer of several graphic novels, including the award winning The Hole: Consumer Culture, with John Jennings. He is a curator, PhD candidate in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, and has presented extensively at international conferences on comics, art and education.John Jennings is a cofounder of Eye Trauma Comix, as well as an illustrator, designer, graphic novelist, curator and associate professor of graphic design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a frequent lecturer on comics, visual literacy, popular culture and visual communication in hip-hop. He is currently illustrating the graphic novel Double Dealing, written by Damian Duffy and Christopher D. Benson.

The Man in the High Castle

The Man in the High Castle Book
Author : Philip K. Dick
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 2012-01
ISBN : 0547572484
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In a classic work of alternate history, the United States is divided up and ruled by the Axis powers after the defeat of the Allies during World War II. Reissue. Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel.

Out of Sequence

Out of Sequence Book
Author : Damian Duffy,John Jennings
Publisher : Krannert Art Museum
Release : 2008
ISBN : 9781883015428
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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What is comics? Out of Sequence is an exploration of this question. This exhibition is a declaration of the diversity of sequential art in the United States, diversity not just of creators, but also of content and form. It is a broad survey of women, small press, minority, independent, gay and lesbian, self-published, mini, underground, web, and/or gallery comics creators.

Octavia E Butler Kindred Fledgling Collected Stories LOA 338

Octavia E  Butler  Kindred  Fledgling  Collected Stories  LOA  338  Book
Author : Octavia Butler
Publisher : Library of America
Release : 2021-01-19
ISBN : 1598536753
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The definitive edition of the complete works of the "grand dame" of American science fiction begins with this volume gathering two novels and her collected stories An original and eerily prophetic writer, Octavia E. Butler used the conventions of science fiction to explore the dangerous legacy of racism in America in harrowingly personal terms. She broke new ground with books that featured complex Black female protagonists—“I wrote myself in,” she would later recall—establishing herself as one of thepioneers of the Afrofuturist aesthetic. In 1995 she became the first science fiction writer to receive a MacArthur Fellowship, in recognition of her achievement in creating new aspirations for the genre and for American literature. This first volume in the Library of America edition of Butler’s collected works opens with her masterpiece, Kindred, one of the landmark American novels of the last half century. Its heroine, Dana, a Black woman, is pulled back and forth between the present and the pre–Civil War past, where she finds herself enslaved on the plantation of a white ancestor whose life she must save to preserve her own. In Fledgling, an amnesiac discovers that she is a vampire, with a difference: she is a new, experimental birth with brown skin, giving her the fearful ability to go out in sunlight. Rounding out the volume are eight short stories and five essays—including two never before collected, plus a newly researched chronology of Butler’s life and career and helpful explanatory notes prepared by scholar Gerry Canavan. Butler’s friend, the writer and editor Nisi Shawl, provides an introduction.

Blue Hand Mojo

Blue Hand Mojo Book
Author : John Jennings
Publisher : Blue Hand Mojo
Release : 2017-02-07
ISBN : 9780990319146
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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1931. Bronzeville. Chicago. The mage, Frank "Half Dead" Johnson, is a marked man. Literally. A drunken decision fueled by tragedy has left him with half a soul, sorcerous powers, and two centuries to work off his debt to Scratch (aka The Devil) himself. This graphic novel chronicles three adventures with this tragic conjure man. Watch as "Half Dead" attempts to save his own soul, pay his debt, and help as many people as he can along the way. It's a hard-hitting Hoodoo Noir highball with just a splash of Southern Gothic. Smack-dab in the dark heart of the Windy City. Hold on tight! It's going to be a bumpy ride down Hard Times Road.

Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables Book
Author : Mariah Marsden
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2017-10-24
ISBN : 9781449494544
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Based on the novel by L.M. Montgomery"--Copyright page.