'Tis the season to color all of your favorite Archie characters! You can give Archie's jalopy a Christmas paint job or personally style Betty and Veronica's holiday outfits. Plus, each image has an intricate background pattern to add to your color experience. The possibilities are endless and the fun never stops!
The Marvel World of Reading line of early readers is designed to offer reluctant readers books that they will want to read by featuring characters they love. The series is broken into three levels that invoke the rigorous training courses their favorite Marvel heroes must engage in to perfect their super powers. Discover how Miles Morales, a regular kid from Brooklyn, becomes the new Spider-Man!
Videogames explores the design and culture of videogames since the mid-2000s, investigating groundbreaking contemporary design work, creative and rebellious player communities, and the political conversations that define this movement. A star-studded cast of contributors consider a variety of games, from blockbusters like The Last of Us and cultural phenomena such as Minecraft to less-mainstream productions like Consume Me, which tackles the difficult issues of body image and extreme dieting. This is truly a landmark publication, bringing videogames into the mainstream of cultural criticism and placing them alongside more conventional mediums of creative expression.
Experience Tim Burton's iconic film like never before with this nightmarish pop-up of monstrous proportions! From the renowned paper engineer Matthew Reinhart comes a mind-blowing retelling of this classic story in gravity-defying pop-up artwork on every page. A celebration marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the groundbreaking movie, this is the perfect item for avid The Nightmare Before Christmas fans, holiday ghouls, and undead merrymakers alike.
A middle grade novel starring Lando Calrissian and the droid L3-37, of an adventure they had when Lando was the captain of the Millennium Falcon.
Spider-Man, Spider-Man! Does whatever a spider can. Spins a web any size, catches thieves just like flies. Look out! Here comes the Spider-Man. Relive the classic animated theme song as you swing through the city with Spider-Man in this beautifully illustrated picture book. Includes a CD with the iconic track as well as instrumental track for little readers to sing along!
Summoned to another world to serve as the Spear Hero, Motoyasu is a pitiful young man who eventually finds himself only able to love filolials. But after being fatally injured in battle, Motoyasu wakes up yet again in the exact circumstances as when he was first summoned. He learns that his spear possesses an ability known as Time Reversal! With his stats unaffected by the reset, Motoyasu decides to fight once more. His motivation: to once again see the smile of Filo, the filolial that he loves more than any other! Could this be considered the start of a new game in god mode?
In 1968, Mattel introduced the first 16 Hot Wheels cars and revolutionized the world of toy cars. Fifty years and a few billion cars later, Hot Wheels are still number one. These die-cast cars are a hot collectible and a favorite toy for kids of all ages. Hot Wheels: From 0 to 50 at 1:64 Scale recounts the story of the world's fastest toy cars from the initial brainstorm to today's top models and sets. Officially licensed with Mattel, it reveals why the cars are so fast, how the models are designed, who came up with the logos, and all the detail that has ensured Hot Wheels position as the greatest toy cars ever made. This special anniversary book is highly illustrated including rare design drawings and prototypes from Mattel's archives as well as fantastic unpublished photos of all of the great Hot Wheels vehicles from across their 50 year history.
The powerful, unforgettable graphic memoir from Jarrett Krosoczka, about growing up with a drug-addicted mother, a missing father, and two unforgettably opinionated grandparents. In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarrett's life. His father is a mystery -- Jarrett doesn't know where to find him, or even what his name is. Jarrett lives with his grandparents -- two very loud, very loving, very opinionated people who had thought they were through with raising children until Jarrett came along. Jarrett goes through his childhood trying to make his non-normal life as normal as possible, finding a way to express himself through drawing even as so little is being said to him about what's going on. Only as a teenager can Jarrett begin to piece together the truth of his family, reckoning with his mother and tracking down his father. Hey, Kiddo is a profoundly important memoir about growing up in a family grappling with addiction, and finding the art that helps you survive.
In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarrett's life. His father is a mystery - Jarrett doesn't know where to find him, or even what his name is. Jarrett lives with his grandparents, two very loud, very loving, very opinionated people who had thought they were through with raising children until Jarrett came along. Jarrett goes through his childhood trying to make his non-normal life as normal as possible, finding a way to express himself through drawing even as so little is being said to him about what's going on. Only as a teenager can Jarrett begin to piece together the truth of his family, reckoning with his mother and tracking down his father. Available in softcover and hardcover editions.
With three simple words and his selfless, straightforward actions, Groot stole the hearts of audiences everywhere. Guide to Groot: A Sound Book celebrates the humor and keen understanding of everyone's favorite Flora Colossus from Planet X and honorary member of The Guardians of the Galaxy (though you can just call him Groot) through his signature phrase. Guide to Groot: A Sound Book pairs movie-inspired scenes with audio of this lovable superhero saying "I am Groot" in a variety of different ways. Each spread chronicles the different meanings of "I am Groot" based on a given situation - humorous, awkward, and even sentimental.
Race to adventure in the third book in the series based on the hit TV show! Catch up with the super adventures of Barry Allen, also known as the Flash, in the third book of this middle-grade series. Featuring adventures not seen on TV, Barry continues his mission to protect Central City from sinister plots. The book builds upon the world of the popular TV show in a new medium by author Barry Lyga. Fans won't want to miss the exciting conclusion to the series!
Packed with exclusive content, this is a comprehensive behind-the-scenes look at the creative process behind the first Marvel Studios movie, Iron Man, which set the bar for the raft of blockbusters to follow. Covering the film's complete artistic evolution, from initial concept through armor design and on to the final rendering seen on screen. Now with a slipcase featuring new Meinerding art and a new Foreword by Executive Producer Louis D'Esposito.
The Creeps recreates the iconic Warren horror comic magazines popular in the 1970s by emulating Warren's early page layouts and publishing new work in the classic style by original Warren artists and writers. Each issue of The Creeps is a highly-collectible instant classic! Last quarterly issue; The Creeps goes bimonthly with issue #17!
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