This is the story of a girl growing up in the 1990s - a middle-
schooler who finds herself lost in the gulf between childhood and
adolescence, developing paralyzing fears of failure, school, other
people, and her own changing body. Along the way, she becomes
obsessed with the Beatles... which might be just what she needs to
find her way back to being okay. Yeah yeah yeah!
In 1864, a year after the death of Eugène Delacroix, Alexandre Dumas recounted the memories that marked his friendship with the great painter. From one anecdote to the next, Dumas' text reveals the personality of both painter and writer. All the while, a colorful portrait of the period takes shape; a period in which works of art are subject to fiery debates, intense admiration, and irrevocable rejection. With humor and passion, Catherine Meurisse invites herself into this very personal adaptation of Dumas' tribute to his friend.
Violette is now a student at the prestigious Ballet School of the Opéra, but the various rivalries and jealousies that begin to crop up between the young dancers take a turn that may prove disastrous for her. Meanwhile her sister, Emma, dreams of joining a hip-hop group, and stumbles through the first uncertain steps of romantic love...
In this nostalgic account, the Faldérault family sets out for a final summer vacation together before an impending marital separation disrupts the family dynamics for good. Along the way, heading south to France from Brussels, Pierre, Maddie, and their children revel in impromptu skinny-dips, family sing-alongs, and camping in the wild, ultimately finding a renewed zest for life-and vacation!
The year is 1849, and the future state of California is under the control of former soldiers from the Mexican-American War. Their leader, General Gomez, is busy buying up the locals' land for pennies on the dollar, so that he and his cronies can maximize their profits from the coming gold rush. But he and his men are dogged by a series of masked, would-be avengers all calling themselves Zorro. They are an almost laughable annoyance, simple peasants living out the fantasy of a local legend. Until one man shows up and starts picking off Gomez's men one by one, as stealthy as a fox. He brandishes a sword which he uses to carve the letter Z into his victims' cheeks... Could this be the true Zorro?
Adventure, drama, spies, secrets, and even a dash of romance. This extraordinary story tells the tale of two movie stars being pulled into the intrigue of counterintelligence and disinformation campaigns during World War II. Churchill is looking for someone to impersonate Britain's top general, and it's up to David Niven and Peter Ustinov to train the lucky lad. They're in a race against the clock and a battle against all the usual vices-wine and women included-to turn a second-rate actor into General Montgomery in this uproarious and award-winning graphic novel, where the truth might be stranger than fiction.
Captain Lexi Neel thought she'd sacrificed years of life with her daughter when she left Earth on a decades-long journey through the depths of space. But when a distress signal takes her out of hypersleep years ahead of schedule, she finds herself on the mysterious moon Aion, home to exotic wildlife and a research station dedicated to study of the moon's "particularities." It might mean a chance to start over as if she never left... As Lexi is about to learn, time is an experience.
Under the orders of Centurion Caius Bracca, Marcus Livius has led his band of Romans on an expedition to find a hidden civilization of immense riches, facing countless dangers and losing many of his men along the way. But when he finally reaches the distant land of Niangara, his arrival is not one of conquest: a world of slavery, madness, and shamans' spells awaits him. A world of death.
East Berlin, summer of 1989: Mirco Watzke is caught in a bind. Usually a model student, the seventh grader has got himself in trouble with a couple of bullies from the Free German Youth, and the only person who can help is the mysterious new kid in school... Vivid and funny, tender and nuanced, "Kinderland" chronicles East Germany's final months as seen through the eyes of a child. It's a story of friendship, courage, and trust, but also of growing up between Young Pioneers and the church, fathers who "disappear," and a ping-pong tournament interrupted by the fall of the Berlin Wall. Winner of the Max & Moritz Award for Best Comic at the 2014 Erlangen International Comics Festival.
As the coalition built by Lady Shatira continues to try to defeat Suo-the-Red, the warlord who has brought ruin and devastation to the entire region, White Claw faces her greatest challenge yet: not only will she face the ruthless tyrant herself, but she will also have to prepare for an excrutiating confrontation with someone from her past. Thank goodness her faithful companions Lieutenant Bolt, Taho-The-Quick, and Master Foon are at her side when she needs them-not to mention her beautiful phoenix Ash.
A man lives in the wild with a dog as his only companion... and great powers at his disposal. All he needs is an animal's hide to take on its abilities. Together, he and his dog will go off to seek a terrible monster, in a silent story brought to vivid life by Burniat and Michiels. Fierce, funny, strange, endearing!
Bien mal acquis ne profite jamaisTucano, Texas. Chinaman vient livrer sa marchandise. L'heure est venue pour lui de dire adieu à ses compagnons de route, Zed Ashe et Horace Curry. Le premier compte se refaire rapidement les poches au poker. Le second aimerait se faire oublier quelque temps et accepte dans ce but un job dans la discrète "Maison des plaisirs", à proximité de la ville.
Mais Wild Catty et sa bande ne l'entendent pas de cette oreille. Horace est le seul à connaître la cache du butin du hold-up de Red Gulch ; Wild Catty n'a qu'une idée en tête : lui mettre la main dessus. Crawford, quant à lui, a un travail à terminer : exécuter tous ceux qui ont participé de près ou de loin au hold-up, car c'est de l'arme de l'un d'eux qu'est partie la balle qui a tué son fils. Les rues de Tucano s'apprêtent à servir de décor à un dangereux règlement de comptes...La fin d'un cycle Avec Tucano, neuvième volume de la série "Chinaman", Serge Le Tendre et Olivier TaDuc nous livrent le deuxième volet d'un diptyque commencé dans le tome 8, Les Pendus. L'album met en scène un Chinaman paradoxal. Notre héros aimerait exercer tranquillement son métier de convoyeur et se faire ainsi une place dans le monde des Blancs, mais il ne peut se résoudre à laisser ses deux infortunés compagnons se débrouiller seuls, même si le prix à payer pour leur venir en aide est de donner raison aux Blancs qui se méfient des "Chinetoques"... "Chinaman" n'est décidément pas un western comme les autres !
Disparus avec leur père, deux enfants sont au coeur de la nouvelle enquête d'Interpol. Adepte de la secte L'Ordre divin du temple, le père des enfants serait en Suède, en compagnie du gourou. La traque s'organise, mais très vite une horrible vérité se dessine : et si le père des enfants projetait de les entraîner avec lui dans le suicide collectif des membres de la secte ? Se déclenche alors une course contre la montre pour l'inspecteur Vallandier et ses collègues suédois.
Un polar haletant, avec des scènes d'action à couper le souffle.
Hematite is a young vampire who is trying to find her way. As a
member of the illustrious Blackwood family, she faces pressure to
conform to high society standards, but such grandstanding isn't for
her. And neither is drinking blood-she'd rather have vegetable soup!
So it is that she opts for the more diverse Wolven School, rather
than joining the ranks of her fellow vampires at the Diaemus Academy.
Being different can be hard, though, and doesn't always help to make
friends. Luckily for Hematite, she has her poetry, as well as
Drunela-a draugr who won't let their differences keep them apart-and
Emile, a human boy fascinated by the occult who would just love to
take a peek at the Blackwood's private library. Unfortunately,
bridging societal divides isn't always easy, and can lead to terrible
I say! If you're a fan of ghastly weather and mysteries wrapped in
tweed, then you'll be delighted at this complete collection from the
classic series "Albany & Sturgess," enhanced with bonus material and
extra British flair. Discover bloody murders and plots that will
frazzle your nerves, already frayed by the seemingly never-ending
British rain. Rivière and Floc'h present an extraordinary combination
of smoke and mirrors, of shadows and ghosts, which provokes in the
reader an almost voyeuristic pleasure as it reveals the process of
literary creation and its mysterious cocktail of reality and
Washington, 1937. In the middle of the Great Depression, 22-year-old
photographer John Clark lands a big assignment when he is brought on
by the Farm Security Administration. He is tasked with documenting
the calamitous conditions of the Dust Bowl, a drought-stricken area
comprising the Oklahoma panhandle and surrounding states, in order to
bring the farmers' plight to the public eye. When he starts working
through his "shooting script," however, he finds his subjects to be
unreceptive. What good are a couple of photos against relentless and
deadly dust storms? Gradually, John finds ways to reach them, taking
a young boy under his wing, and getting to know a young woman, Betty.
But the more he shoots, the more he sees the awful extent of their
struggles, coming to question his own role and responsibilities in
all of this. What can one man do in the face of such a crisis? A
moving and unforgettable tale, inspired by real-life stories of
courage and perseverance against all odds.
1471. Leading a band of faithful crossbowmen, Juan de Olid leaves Castile in secret, bound for adventure and the unknown lands of Sub-Saharan Africa. The expedition's objective is to bring back a unicorn horn as quickly as possible-the future of the kingdom depends on it. On the advice of the most pre-eminent experts of their day, Juan de Olid and his companions take along with them the one thing that can help them in their quest: a virgin. For the scent of unsullied maidens has the power to tame the most formidable of unicorns. Meanwhile, the apothecaries of King Henry IV of Castile, nicknamed "the Impotent," impatiently await this legendary horn, as it is said it can cure the King and ensure the continuation of the royal line...
A golf course in LA, in the early hours of the morning. Two TV celebrities, the American Chuck Atkins and the British Simon Kennedy, meet up for a "friendly" round on the links. But as they make their way through 18 holes, things quickly unravel, leaving chaos in their wake... Because those overgroomed, perfect exteriors hide a lot of blemishes. This boisterous graphic novel written by American author Micah Stahl and illustrated by Belgian artist Bram Algoed takes up many central issues in today's culture, from fame and narcissism to loneliness and accountability. At times tragic, often rowdy, and always funny, this is the perfect book for readers who love a wayward story drawn in an original style.
For Valentine's Day, Hannah and Chris have been tasked with preparing a mille crepe cake large enough for a gathering of giants! The only way to cook such an enormous cake: ask the dragon Candy for permission to use the roof of her volcano! But Candy is in love and will only help if they get her a date with Norbert Diamond, her heart's desire... and a monumental crook! Fortunately, our young pastry chefs have more than one trick up the pages of their cookbook!
Swept away by the raging waters of the Raheborg along with the armies of Magnus, Kriss miraculously survived. Taken in and nursed back to life by an herbalist and his apprentice, the beleaguered queen must now hurry back across the lake-ocean to appear before the king-or else the law of the Vikings will strip her of her crown, as well as her hopes of one day using her power to rescue Aniel. But the lake-ocean is treacherous to navigate, and before long Kriss finds herself marooned on a strange island...
Following the dramatic events on the track in Portimão, Michel Vaillant has been banned from racing until the end of the season. On top of that, he's increasingly worried about his son's involvement in a business that Michel feels is incompatible with their family values. To shake things up a bit, he decides to set himself a new challenge: taking on the land speed record with an electric car at the Bonneville Salt Flats. With the prestige of the Vaillante brand at stake, he's got a lot of pressure on his shoulders. Their sponsors are watching closely, and his father will accept nothing less than success, especially given his distaste for electric cars. It's once again make-or-break for Michel Vaillant.
Despite her inexperience, Oxana will be able to fulfill her dream of dancing Princess Aurora in Sleeping Beauty! But she doesn't realize that this casting choice is just part of Mr. Aster's scheme to make the whole company hate her. To make matters worse, he has her medallion and source of the "sleeping beauty's" vital energy in his possession, the key to reviving the malediction that once plunged her into sleep. Isolated, weak, and with the threat of the ancient curse looming over her, Oxana's future seems uncertain in this final act. But Léonide is watching over her...
In book two of this historical saga, the elderly Louise recounts her grandmother Josephine's struggles to run the family plantation in the years leading up to the American Civil War. Josephine tries to raise her son Jean to be nothing like his grandfather and uncle, whose tyranny over their slaves and the women of the family forced Josephine and her mother to resort to the services of a voodoo priestess from New Orleans. But when Jean falls for a slave named Celeste, Josephine's tolerance and values are put to the test.
You've followed his adventures through the Gold Rush, the building of the Continental Railroad, and the taming of the frontier. Now Chen Long the Chinaman, the triumphant creation of Olivier TaDuc and Serge Le Tendre, is back for his greatest adventure of all: finding out he's a father. Twenty years after his violent past drove away his true love Ada, the Civil War, prison camp, and opium have left Chen Long a broken-down shell of his former proud self. Can the tiger rise to save his son? A fitting conclusion to an epic series that explores forgotten pockets of western history.