Epochalypse

Author: Jonathan Hennessey
Publisher: Legendary Comics
ISBN: 193727862X
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Legendary Comics turns history on its head with the sci-fi adventure Epochalypse, a mind-bending new series from historical author Jonathan Hennessey (The United States Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation; The Gettysburg Address: A Graphic Adaptation) and acclaimed artist Shane Davis (Superman: Earth One, Shadow Walk). When a mysterious space-time phenomenon causes 600 years of human history to collapse into a single era, societies from the past, present and future are forced to coexist in a dystopian civilization. To set the timeline straight, an elite team of Resynchronization Officers must rid the world of Anachronisms -- futuristic artifacts that threaten the very laws of time. To ensure our future, we must undo it. As one defiant officer leads the manhunt for elusive scientist Dr. Tomorrow and notorious outlaw The Salesman, he is challenged by shadowy agencies, rebel militias and forbidden desire. Can our hero save history -- or doom the future? • Compilation of the 6 issue series • Includes bonus materials on the making of the comic From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Comic Book Story Of Video Games

Author: Jonathan Hennessey
Publisher:
ISBN: 0399578900
Size: 49.29 MB
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Totally tubular : the tech evolution that made gaming possible -- They're here...! : the earliest early video games -- Transistors : this means spacewar! -- Cold on the Cold War : gaming heats up -- The heyday of Atari : video games' first dynasty -- The golden age of arcade games -- Crash 'n' don't score : the disaster that almost spelled "games over" -- Back to computers : this time it's personal -- Nintendo : "the name of the game is the games" -- Times that try consoles : from Genesis to "Revelations

The Comic Book Story Of Beer

Author: Jonathan Hennessey
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607746360
Size: 66.56 MB
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A New York Times Best Seller A full-color, lushly illustrated graphic novel that recounts the many-layered past and present of beer through dynamic pairings of pictures and meticulously researched insight into the history of the world's favorite brew. The History of Beer Comes to Life! We drink it. We love it. But how much do we really know about beer? Starting from around 7000 BC, beer has emerged as a major element driving humankind’s development, a role it has continued to play through today’s craft brewing explosion. With The Comic Book Story of Beer, the first-ever nonfiction graphic novel focused on this most favored beverage, you can follow along from the very beginning, as authors Jonathan Hennessey and Mike Smith team up with illustrator Aaron McConnell to present the key figures, events, and, yes, beers that shaped and frequently made history. No boring, old historical text here, McConnell’s versatile art style—moving from period-accurate renderings to cartoony diagrams to historical caricatures and back—finds an equal and effective partner in the pithy, informative text of Hennessey and Smith presented in captions and word balloons on each page. The end result is a filling mixture of words and pictures sure to please the beer aficionado and comics geek alike. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Gettysburg Address

Author: Jonathan Hennessey
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780061969768
Size: 74.89 MB
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A fully illustrated graphic adaptation that offers a new look at the Gettysburg Address, the bloody battle that prompted it, and the Civil War Most of us can recall "Four score and seven years ago," but much of what we know about this historic speech, and what it has to say about the Civil War itself, has been lost since we left grade school. The Gettysburg Address offers a revolutionary way to experience Lincoln's masterwork. Striking at the underlying meaning of Lincoln's words, it uses the Address to tell the whole story of the Civil War. We see how bitter seeds sown by the Founding Fathers sprouted into a bloody war, and ultimately blossomed into the progress and justice of the Civil Rights era. The book depicts pivotal events that led to the upheaval of the secession crisis, the crucial Battle of Gettysburg, and the conflict's still-unfolding legacy with firsthand accounts from Americans from all walks of life: slaves, soldiers, citizens, and, of course, Abraham Lincoln himself—the most transformational president in U.S. history. Writer Jonathan Hennessey and illustrator Aaron McConnell illuminate history with vibrant, detailed graphics and captions that will give you a fresh understanding of this vital speech, which defined America's most tragic war and marked a new path forward.

Anthropocene A Very Short Introduction

Author: Erle C. Ellis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192511386
Size: 55.29 MB
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The proposal that the impact of humanity on the planet has left a distinct footprint, even on the scale of geological time, has recently gained much ground. Global climate change, shifting global cycles of the weather, widespread pollution, radioactive fallout, plastic accumulation, species invasions, the mass extinction of species - these are just some of the many indicators that we will leave a lasting record in rock, the scientific basis for recognizing new time intervals in Earth's history. The ", as the proposed new epoch has been named, is regularly in the news. Even with such robust evidence, the proposal to formally recognize our current time as the Anthropocene remains controversial both inside and outside the scholarly world, kindling intense debates. The reason is clear. The Anthropocene represents far more than just another interval of geologic time. Instead, the Anthropocene has emerged as a powerful new narrative, a concept through which age-old questions about the meaning of nature and even the nature of humanity are being revisited and radically revised. This Very Short Introduction explains the science behind the Anthropocene and the many proposals about when to mark its beginning: the nuclear tests of the 1950s? The beginnings of agriculture? The origins of humans as a species? Erle Ellis considers the many ways that the Anthropocene's " is reshaping the sciences, stimulating the humanities, and foregrounding the politics of life on a planet transformed by humans. The Anthropocene remains a work in progress. Is this the story of an unprecedented planetary disaster? Or of newfound wisdom and redemption? Ellis offers an insightful discussion of our role in shaping the planet, and how this will influence our future on many fronts. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Halcyon Nights

Author: Daniel C. Bristow
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1411639383
Size: 80.78 MB
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'All is fiction in love and literature.' In a collection of recorded autobiographical instances a young man seeks to define his eternal search and find meaning in the ether of ethereal life. A short novel about the value of friendship and relation in the halcyon night of all this life. For friends...

Shadow Walk

Author: Mark Waid
Publisher: Legendary Comics
ISBN: 1937278565
Size: 53.57 MB
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I Walk Through The Valley Of The Shadow of Death... Is the Shadow of Death a metaphor or could it actually be a real place? Three separate paranormal incidents over the last century, in a valley near modern day Iraq, seem to give credence to these claims. But when satellite photos taken over the area hint at a dangerous new energy source, the U.S. decides to send in a Special-Ops team to locate and extract it before it can fall into enemy hands. Led by John Raines, a deadly soldier who has been rotting in Guantanamo accused of allegedly killing his entire platoon after entering the very same Valley years prior, they head into dangerous territory to battle a roster of demonic creatures with little chance of survival. Armed with with two arcane artifacts as their guide and protector - they will find out once and for all if the road to Hell has just opened up on Earth. Written by Mark Waid (Daredevil, Kingdom Come) from a story by Waid, Max Brooks (World War Z) and Legendary producer, Thomas Tull, this high-quality graphic novel is designed and penciled by Shane Davis (Superman: Earth One), inked by Mark Morales (Siege) and colored by Morry Hollowell. (Wolve rine: Old Man Logan) From the Hardcover edition.

Alexander Hamilton

Author: Jonathan Hennessey
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 0399580018
Size: 16.30 MB
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A graphic novel biography of the American legend who inspired the hit Broadway musical Hamilton. Alexander Hamilton was one of the most influential figures in United States history—he fought in the Revolutionary War, helped develop the Constitution, and as the first Secretary of the Treasury established landmark economic policy that we still use today. Cut down by a bullet from political rival Aaron Burr, Hamilton has since been immortalized alongside other Founding Fathers such as George Washington and Thomas Jefferson—his likeness even appears on the ten-dollar bill. In this fully-illustrated and impeccably researched graphic novel-style history, author Jonathan Hennessey and comic book illustrator Justin Greenwood bring Alexander Hamilton’s world to life, telling the story of this improbable hero who helped shape the United States of America.

The United States Constitution

Author: Jonathan Hennessey
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0809094703
Size: 54.45 MB
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Covers each article and amendment of the Constitution in a graphic format designed to be relevant and accessible to modern readers.

Cops For Criminals

Author: Steven Grant
Publisher: Legendary Comics
ISBN: 1681160307
Size: 49.46 MB
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HE’LL MAKE CRIME PAY When a federal agent becomes a victim of the system he has sworn to uphold, he finds true justice in the criminal underworld. Agent Boone was one of the best – but everything changed when he was wrongfully convicted and labeled a traitor. After serving his time, this ex-convict is cut loose onto the lawless streets to fight corruption on both sides of the law. Every criminal needs a code – and every code needs an enforcer. This trade collects the first five issues of this original crimethriller series written by STEVEN GRANT (Punisher War Journal, Avengers, Hulk, X), featuring art from PETE WOODS (Deadpool, Robin, Catwoman). From the Trade Paperback edition.