Catalog / 2014 Releases

2014 Releases

Here's everything Top Shelf has planned for 2014 (so far!) listed in order of release (including a few key reprints of Top Shelf perennials as well). Do yourself a favor this year and try some things that you're not that familiar with. You won't be disappointed.

And click on the links for a quick look at the entire publishing schedule; our mature-reader perennials, and our all-ages perennials.

Looking for our DRM-free graphic novels? Click here for the 13 titles available in the first wave!

January 2014

March: Book One

March: Book One

by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

Discover the phenomenal graphic novel memoir by US Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis!
Winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award — Special Recognition!
A #1 New York Times Bestseller!
A #1 Washington Post Bestseller!
A Coretta Scott King Honor Book!
An ALA Notable Book!
One of …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-300-2 - Diamond: JUN13-1298

March: Book One - SOFTCOVER (1ST PRINTING)

March: Book One - SOFTCOVER (1ST PRINTING)

by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

The first printing of March: Book One is long gone -- or so we thought! But we found a case in the back of the warehouse, so while they last, we're offering up some rare 1st editions of the award-winning March: Book One (softcover). Get them while supplies last!

IN PRINT! (PUBLISHED AUGUST 13TH, …

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March - Fine Art Print

March - Fine Art Print

by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

A limited-edition photogravure art print celebrating the #1 best-selling graphic novel March, entitled "Inaugural Dawn," and limited to 100 copies. JUST A HANDFUL LEFT!

This beautiful image, taken from a double-page spread early in March: Book One, depicts the National Mall in Washington, DC, …

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March: Book One -- HARDCOVER

March: Book One -- HARDCOVER

by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

Available again for a short time: the exclusive HARDCOVER edition of March: Book One!

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February 2014

The Bojeffries Saga

The Bojeffries Saga

by Alan Moore and Steve Parkhouse

“Think The Munsters written by Alan Bennett high on episodes of Coronation Street, all beautifully rendered in a style equal parts Robert Crumb and The Bash Street Kids’ Leo Baxendale." -- Mike Moran, The Independent

"Parkhouse’s tart artwork perfectly captures the mordantly humorous tone …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-063-6 - Diamond: DEC13-1294

Alone Forever

Alone Forever

by Liz Prince

Liz Prince, author of the world's cutest relationship comic, Will You Still Love Me If I Wet the Bed?, returns with a new comic about being -- gasp! -- SINGLE. At last bringing her popular webcomic to printed form, Alone Forever explores the joys of flying solo, free to focus on what really …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-322-4 - Diamond: DEC13-1293

 

March 2014

Nemo: The Roses of Berlin

Nemo: The Roses of Berlin

by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill

From The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen…

Sixteen years ago, notorious science-brigand Janni Nemo journeyed into the frozen reaches of Antarctica to resolve her father's weighty legacy in a storm of madness and loss, barely escaping with her Nautilus and her life.

Now it is 1941, and with …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-320-0 - Diamond: JAN14-1334

Nemo: Heart of Ice

Nemo: Heart of Ice

by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill

AN ALL-NEW LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN ADVENTURE!

Co-Published by Top Shelf Productions & Knockabout.

In the grim cold of February surfaces a thrilling new League of Extraordinary Gentlemen book: NEMO: HEART OF ICE, a full-color 56-page adventure in the classic pulp tradition by the …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-274-6 - Diamond: DEC121247

 
Burning Building Comix

Burning Building Comix

by Jeff Zwirek

NEW PRINTING! Presented for the first time under one cover and in full color, Burning Building Comix by Jeff Zwirek is a comics art object and reading experience like no other. The innovative format of this book allows readers to follow the plight of the trapped tenants in a ten story burning …

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ISBN 978-0-9858751-3-8

April 2014

Martin Luther King and The Montgomery Story

Martin Luther King and The Montgomery Story

by The Fellowship of Reconciliation

Winner of the Glyph Award!
DISCOVER THE REMARKABLE COMIC BOOK THAT CHANGED THE WORLD AND INSPIRED “MARCH”!

The new graphic novel series March, by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell, is a landmark for the comics industry and a genuine publishing phenomenon, bringing civil …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-333-0 - Diamond: FEB14-1441

Swallow Me Whole

Swallow Me Whole

by Nate Powell

Winner of the Eisner Award for Best Graphic Novel.
Nominated for three Eisner Awards including Best Cartoonist and Best Lettering.
WInner of the Ignatz Awards for Outstanding Artist and Outstanding Debut.
One of YALSA’S "Great Graphic Novels for Teens."
Finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-033-9

 
From Hell

From Hell

by Eddie Campbell and Alan Moore

Winner of the Eisner, Harvey, and Ignatz Awards for Best Graphic Novel.

A New York Times Bestseller!
"Remarkable." -- Leo Carey, The New Yorker

" … dark, fearsomely complex …" -- Douglas Wolk, Publishers Weekly

"My all-time favorite graphic novel … an immense, majestic work about …

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ISBN 978-0-9585783-4-9

From Hell -- HARDCOVER

From Hell -- HARDCOVER

by Eddie Campbell and Alan Moore

Also available, a special HARDCOVER edition of From Hell. Limited quantities available.

IN PRINT! (NEW PRINTING ARRIVED EARLY)

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Blankets

Blankets

by Craig Thompson

A BRAND NEW SOFTCOVER EDITION OF BLANKETS -- RESIZED & WITH A NEW COVER!

Winner of the Eisner, Harvey, and Ignatz Awards for Best Graphic Novel and Best Cartoonist.
"Thompson describes the ecastasy and ache of obsession (with a lover and with God)." -- The New York Times Book Review

"A …

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ISBN 978-1-891830-43-3

Blankets -- HARDCOVER

Blankets -- HARDCOVER

by Craig Thompson

A BRAND NEW HARDCOVER EDITION OF BLANKETS -- RESIZED & WITH A NEW COVER!

Wrapped in the landscape of a blustery Wisconsin winter, Blankets explores the sibling rivalry of two brothers growing up in the isolated country, and the budding romance of two coming-of-age lovers. A tale of security …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-096-4

 

May 2014

Hey, Mister: Come Hell or Highwater Pants

Hey, Mister: Come Hell or Highwater Pants

by Pete Sickman-Garner

“We can’t tell you how excited we are to have HEY, MISTER back in action! THE AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL was the very first graphic novel Top Shelf ever published back in ‘97, and we’ve been super-fans of the series ever since. Get ready to have fun with this all-new epically funny full-length …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-030-8

Top Shelf Kids Club -- 2014 (FCBD)

Top Shelf Kids Club -- 2014 (FCBD)

by Rob Harrell and Eric Orchard

A TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB COMIC BOOK!

by Eric Orchard and Rob Harrell
Cover by Eric Orchard

For the first time ever, we're bringing you 26 pages of FULL COLOR free comics! The Top Shelf Kids Club is so excited about our newest book, MADDY KETTLE by Eric Orchard, that we're sharing part of it now …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-332-3

 
Lost Girls (Single-Volume Hardcover Edition)

Lost Girls (Single-Volume Hardcover Edition)

by Melinda Gebbie and Alan Moore

The ground-breaking and controversial LOST GIRLS is now available in a super-deluxe (yet affordable) single-volume hardcover edition!

A New York Times Bestseller!

"Lost Girls is to erotic literature what Moore's now classic 1987 Watchmen (with Dave Gibbons) was to the superhero scene. Each …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-044-5

The Underwater Welder

The Underwater Welder

by Jeff Lemire

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER!
One of Amazon's Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2012!
Amazon.ca's #1 Best Graphic Novel of 2012!
Discover the triumphant new graphic novel from the author of Essex County.

"The most spectacular episode of The Twilight Zone that was never produced. I really, really care …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-074-2 - Diamond: JUN12-1298

 
Essex County

Essex County

by Jeff Lemire

This critically-acclaimed graphic novel was recently chosen as one of Canada Reads’ Top 5 Essential Canadian Novels of the Decade! It is also the winner of the American Library Association’s Alex Award, the Doug Wright Award, and the Joe Shuster Award. And here's a brand new printing!

"A …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-038-4

Lost Dogs

Lost Dogs

by Jeff Lemire

"Pure pulp pugilism." -- Rue Morgue

"Lost Dogs is rough, it is raw as hell, but it's rough like a bareknuckle fist fight and raw like a rusty knife into your gut... Lemire's stories pour out of him on to the page, his id spilling out into the world." -- from the introduction by Timothy …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-154-1 - Diamond: FEB12-1158

 

June 2014

Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer

Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer

by Dusty Higgins and Van Jensen

One of YALSA’s Top Ten Graphic Novels for Teens!
"It's the greatest thing I've read all year. And you'll notice my nose didn't grow one bit when I said that." — Mark Waid
"Page after page of amazement." — Publishers Weekly
“The premise for this graphic novel is really almost too good to …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-347-7 - Diamond: APR141393

Will You Still Love Me If I Wet the Bed

Will You Still Love Me If I Wet the Bed

by Liz Prince

Winner of the Ignatz Award for Outstanding Debut.

"Beautifully simple and sweet, Liz prince portrays couples in a delightfully self-conscious way." -- Farel Dalrymple

"An adorable little collection of snippets and snapshots of moments from their relationship … the silly, gross and …

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ISBN 978-1-891830-72-3

 

July 2014

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Vol III): Century - HARDCOVER

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Vol III): Century - HARDCOVER

by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill

“Magnificent.” - Forbidden Planet International
“Splendid fun.” - The Guardian
“Relentlessly clever.” - The Miami Herald
“A stunning return to form.” - The First Post
“One glorious creative tapestry.” - The Independent
“Easily one of the best of the year.” - Wired
“A …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-329-3 - Diamond: MAY141615

Bacchus (Vol. 1)

Bacchus (Vol. 1)

by Eddie Campbell

Eddie Campbell’s Bacchus is a true epic, spanning a decade of work, over a thousand pages, and several millennia of alcohol consumption. It’s Campbell’s version of “an American-style comic book,” filtered through his own brilliant, whimsical, and wide-ranging sensibility. Blending action, …

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285 pages

 
Bacchus (Vol. 2)

Bacchus (Vol. 2)

by Eddie Campbell

Eddie Campbell’s Bacchus is a true epic, spanning a decade of work, over a thousand pages, and several millennia of alcohol consumption. It’s Campbell’s version of “an American-style comic book,” filtered through his own brilliant, whimsical, and wide-ranging sensibility. Blending action, …

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260 pages

Bacchus (Vol. 3)

Bacchus (Vol. 3)

by Eddie Campbell

Eddie Campbell’s Bacchus is a true epic, spanning a decade of work, over a thousand pages, and several millennia of alcohol consumption. It’s Campbell’s version of “an American-style comic book,” filtered through his own brilliant, whimsical, and wide-ranging sensibility. Blending action, …

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237 pages

 
Bacchus (Vol. 4)

Bacchus (Vol. 4)

by Eddie Campbell

Eddie Campbell’s Bacchus is a true epic, spanning a decade of work, over a thousand pages, and several millennia of alcohol consumption. It’s Campbell’s version of “an American-style comic book,” filtered through his own brilliant, whimsical, and wide-ranging sensibility. Blending action, …

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162 pages

Bacchus (Vol. 5)

Bacchus (Vol. 5)

by Eddie Campbell

Eddie Campbell’s Bacchus is a true epic, spanning a decade of work, over a thousand pages, and several millennia of alcohol consumption. It’s Campbell’s version of “an American-style comic book,” filtered through his own brilliant, whimsical, and wide-ranging sensibility. Blending action, …

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285 pages

 

August 2014

Johnny Boo (Book 6): Zooms to the Moon!

Johnny Boo (Book 6): Zooms to the Moon!

by James Kochalka

Johnny Boo zooms to the moon on a star-powered skateboard, where he meets a spunky little girl ghost named Susie Boom. She has BOOM power, which is pretty darn loud. Luckily, the moon has ice cream. But oh no! It also has an ice cream monster, just like back on Earth. This book fulfills the …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-349-1

September 2014

Incredible Change-Bots Two Point Something Something -- HARDCOVER

Incredible Change-Bots Two Point Something Something -- HARDCOVER

by Jeffrey Brown

For true Incredible Change-Fans, a special HARDCOVER edition of Two Point Something Something. Limited quantities available.

SHIPPING SEPTEMBER 2014!

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Maddy Kettle (Book 1): The Adventure of the Thimblewitch

Maddy Kettle (Book 1): The Adventure of the Thimblewitch

by Eric Orchard

"Maddy Kettle... looks fantastic: every panel exudes quirky, gorgeous atmosphere. ” -- Glen Weldon, NPR

"Quirky, beautifully illustrated, and frankly looks like it's going to be an instant classic. Don't miss it." -- Rob Bricken, io9

Eleven-year-old Maddy loved working in her parents' …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-072-8 - Diamond: JUN14-1453

 
Incredible Change-Bots Two Point Something Something

Incredible Change-Bots Two Point Something Something

by Jeffrey Brown

From bestselling author Jeffrey Brown (Darth Vader and Son, Jedi Academy) comes the latest installment of his humorous shape-changing robot adventure, Incredible Change-Bots. Collecting previously published and rarely seen material, Change-Bots Two Point Something Something includes short stories, …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-348-4

Tonoharu (Part One)

Tonoharu (Part One)

by Lars Martinson

"A fully realized, engaging tale of international alienation." -- Francisca Goldsmith, Booklist (Starred Review)

"Stunningly good." -- Mark Frauenfelder, Boing Boing

Top Shelf is proud to distribute the new SOFTCOVER edition of Tonoharu: Part One.

Daniel Wells begins a new life as an …

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ISBN 978-0-9801023-6-9

 
Harvey Pekar's Cleveland

Harvey Pekar's Cleveland

by Harvey Pekar and Joseph Remnant

A New York Times Bestseller!

“One of the very greatest works by that unique and irreplaceable American voice, the truly splendorous Harvey Pekar... graced by the impeccable and poignant artistry of Joseph Remnant.” -- From the introduction by Alan Moore

"A must for graphic-novel, …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-091-9 - Diamond Code: DEC11-1207

October 2014

God Is Disappointed in You

God Is Disappointed in You

by Mark Russell & Shannon Wheeler

"As soon as I started reading it, I was hooked... The Bible is an incredibly weird book, and I thank Mark Russell for rewriting it in a way that made it understandable and interesting." — Boing Boing

"God Is Disappointed in You accomplishes an impressive goal: it takes the holy book—as …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-098-8

November 2014

The Leg

The Leg

by Van Jensen and Jose Pimienta

Writer Van Jensen (PINOCCHIO, VAMPIRE SLAYER; THE FLASH) and artist Jose Pimienta bring you the strangest hero that comics have ever seen! The disembodied leg of Santa Anna has returned from the grave -- and with Mexico once again in peril, it's up to the Leg to save the country in this rollicking, …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-354-5

January 2015

March: Book Two

March: Book Two

by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

The award-winning, best-selling series returns!

Book Two will be significantly longer than Book One, taking a step forward into the tumultuous events of 1961-1963 while continuing the framing narrative of President Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009. Major plot lines include the famous journey …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-400-9

March: Book Two -- HARDCOVER

March: Book Two -- HARDCOVER

by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

Available in limited quantities, exclusively from Top Shelf: a hardcover edition of March: Book Two!

COMING IN EARLY 2015!

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March: Book Two -- SIGNED & NUMBERED HARDCOVER

March: Book Two -- SIGNED & NUMBERED HARDCOVER

by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

Available exclusively from Top Shelf and limited to 500 copies worldwide: a hardcover edition of March: Book Two, with a limited-edition bookplate signed by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell!

COMING IN EARLY 2015 (AND LIMITED TO 500 COPIES WORLDWIDE)!

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