William Gibson S Archangel

Author: William Gibson
Publisher: IDW Publishing
ISBN: 1684063302
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Science Fiction Superstar William Gibson’s first graphic novel! The U.S. political leaders of 2016 abandon the radioactive planet they’ve destroyed and harness the power of humanity’s last hope: The Splitter, a colossal machine designed to manufacture a bright new reality for them to infiltrate and corrupt.

Kick Ass The Dave Lizewski Years Book 2

Author: Mark Millar
Publisher: Image Comics
ISBN: 1534308865
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This month marks 10 YEARS OF KICK-ASS„the greatest superhero comic of all time! That also means it's been 10 years since Hit-Girl, the world's deadliest tween assassin, exploded onto the scene to slaughter super villains and serve hot justice to the scum of New York City. In KICK-ASS: THE DAVE LIZEWSKI YEARS, VOL. 2, she trains a novice Kick-Ass in the lethal fighting styles she learned from Big Daddy. In return, Kick-Ass is helping her survive middle school...without any bloodshed. When Kick-Ass gets benched, Hit-Girl has to take on the mafia solo. Collects HIT-GIRL #1-5

Kick Ass The Dave Lizewski Years Book 1

Author: Mark Millar
Publisher: Image Comics
ISBN: 1534308857
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This month marks 10 YEARS OF KICK-ASS the greatest superhero comic of all time! It's been a decade since teen comic book nerd Dave Lizewski donned his homemade Kick-Ass costume and took to the streets of NYC to fight the city's hardest criminals. This New York Times bestseller became a worldwide phenomenon overnight, spending three months at the top spot on the Diamond Direct Market chart and spawning the KICK-ASS movie that opened at No.1 in the box office! To celebrate the launch of the NEW KICK-ASS series, all four volumes of KICK-ASS: THE DAVE LIZEWSKI YEARS are being released through Image Comics. Relive what happens when Dave Lizewski asks himself "How come nobody's ever become a superhero before?" and makes his teenage superhero daydreams an ass-kicking reality. Superstar creators MARK MILLAR and JOHN ROMITA, JR. present this true 21st-century classic. Collects KICK-ASS #1-8

The Matter Of Disability

Author: David T. Mitchell
Publisher: Corporealities: Discourses of
ISBN: 0472054112
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Breaks new ground by exploring the limits and transformations of the social model of disability

Cyberpunk Women Feminism And Science Fiction

Author: Carlen Lavigne
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786466537
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This analysis of cyberpunk science fiction written between 1981 and 2003 positions women's cyberpunk in the larger cultural discussion of feminist issues. It traces the origins of the genre, reviews the critical reactions and outlines the ways in which women's cyberpunk advances points of view that are specifically feminist. Novels are examined within their cultural contexts; their content is compared to broader controversies within contemporary feminism, and their themes are revealed as reflections of feminist discourse around the turn of the 21st century. Chapters cover topics such as globalization, virtual reality, cyborg culture, environmentalism, religion, motherhood and queer rights. Interviews with feminist cyberpunk authors are provided, revealing both their motivations for writing and their experiences with fans. The study treats feminist cyberpunk as a unique vehicle for examining contemporary women's issues and analyzes feminist science fiction as a complex source of political ideas.

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In Black And White

Author: Wil Haygood
Publisher: Billboard Books
ISBN: 9780823083954
Size: 10.17 MB
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Traces the entertainer's entry into the vaudeville circuit at the age of six, his early career, and his achievements on Broadway, in Hollywood, and in Las Vegas in the face of pre-civil rights movement racial tensions.

The First Darkness

Author: Mitchell Gibson
Publisher: eBookIt.com
ISBN: 1456608460
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Anshar was one of the first Angels ever created. He was over 12 billion years old. He was created to perform the function of a Gatherer. His kind policed the borders between the lower worlds and they prevented demons, elementals, vampires, and other lesser entities from crossing into the realm of Earth. Anshar and his partner Rodare were also charged with the duty of escorting the souls of select fallen humans from the lower worlds into the Celestial City. Anshar had carried out his duty for billions of years, but now, he faced a challenge that even his legendary strength could not overcome. He was dying. Gatherers were subject to a rare kind of malady called The First Darkness. The disease strikes without notice and robs angels of their strength, sanity, and celestial power. The Creator took pity upon Anshar and gave him a chance to overcome the disease. Anshar was allowed to enlist the help of Melvina, a beautiful and talented human woman with a rare gift. She did not know of the origins of her power. She did not know why The Creator had chosen her to help an Angel. She believed that helping this powerful celestial stranger was her only way to freedom from a life she longed to escape. As Anshar descended into madness, his plan to cure himself would unleash a plague of death, chaos, and destruction upon the earth. With the help of Melvina, a gifted human Adept, and a crafty Archangel, Anshar would face a colossal battle for his very existence. The First Darkness is a sweeping tale of love, celestial magic, destruction, and chaos. This gripping tale of one Angel's battle for love and resurrection draws the reader into an intensely passionate one-of-a-kind love story that is surely to become a classic in its genre. Testimonials Fascinating story...filled with suspense waxes with an effortless and beckoning pace; but yet quite arresting...love it. The first spiritual thriller I have read thus far... The scene is set; the tone, color and ambience are all seamlessly woven together for what promises to be a great book. More power to you Dr. G! J. Thompson, Minnesota These chapters are extremely thought provoking. The whole concept of there being 'Stealers of souls," the whole maze of this world, so many illusions that stick like superglue to our being, and the path to freedom and compassion after all our lessons have been learnt. What a journey this is, magnificent and awesome and only just begun! Thank you for writing this book! D. Anderson, Baltimore MD Keep it coming, Dr. Gibson. Having written some fiction myself, I especially admire your skillful and rich descriptives of the setting (which obviously come from life-experiences). Looking forward to more... Well done. M.P. USA Dr. Gibson, as someone mentioned, "a spiritual thriller" is very unique! This book is very exciting. I am hooked, so please keep them coming! Thank you for allowing us to peak into the world that is your soul....J. Davis, London Thank you for sharing this, another, magnificent book Dr G. More power to the light...please keep it coming! Also, with each chapter my vocabulary is put to the test; not to mention taking to task my spiritual intelligence...P. Lindsay, San Bernadino Even though this book is written as a work of fiction many things in it are true. I have been witness to and partook in the Chorus and it is something you never forget. It is not something you only experience with your mind but with your whole being. It links you to the light of the Creator and is a gift from him/her. Your whole being is moved to an energy that is, all at once, one of peace, deep joy and a feeling of returning home to where you belong. This home is not a physical place but is a state of consciousness and a vibration of the totality of who you are. I came upon the Chorus in a journey to the vast emptiness. An emptiness that was/is alive. There were beings of light in this place t

Two Spectacular Seasons

Author: William B. Mead
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
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Explores how and why the seasons of 1930 and 1968 were dominated by remarkably consistent hitting and pitching, recreates the social climates during both seasons, and provides player highlights