Here's everything Top Shelf has planned for 2015 (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.
Don't miss the long-awaited sequel to the #1 bestseller March: Book One!
"With March, Congressman John Lewis takes us behind the scenes of some of the most pivotal moments of the Civil Rights Movement. In graphic novel form, his first-hand account makes these historic events both accessible and …
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!
IN PRINT! (LIMITED TO 500 COPIES WORLDWIDE)
Available in limited quantities, exclusively from Top Shelf: a hardcover edition of March: Book Two!
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 …
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, …
Available again for a short time: the exclusive HARDCOVER edition of March: Book One!
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 …
by Ed Piskor
"The next big thing in graphic novels." -- Rolling Stone
"Fascinating... Piskor superbly balances action and insight, and gives us a unique window through which to view the ingenious mind of a hacker." -- Publishers Weekly, Best Books of 2012
"Extremely pleasurable... A gripping story with …
The rip-roaring Nemo trilogy (Heart of Ice, Roses of Berlin) reaches a stunning conclusion!
In a world where all the fictions ever written coalesce into a rich mosaic, it’s 1975. Janni Dakkar, pirate queen of Lincoln Island and head of the fabled Nemo family, is eighty years old and beginning …
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 …
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 …
by Keith Knight
"Point blank: Keith Knight is one of our generation's best cartoonists. If he were any funnier, he'd be illegal." — Jeff Chang, author of Can't Stop Won't Stop
"Not since Calvin and Hobbes has there been so novel an entertainment in the funnies." —The Comics Journal
KNIGHT TAKES QUEEN: …
by Nate Powell
"You Don't Say is more than just a collection of immaculate stories; it's also a glimpse at the evolution of one of today's most gifted storytellers." — Scott Snyder
"Haunting, poetic, and visually lyrical, You Don’t Say will get stuck in your head — you’ll be humming its tunes long …
by Rob Harrell
An ALA Notable Children's Book!
One of YALSA's Great Graphic Novels for Teens!
One of YALSA's Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers!
Featured on ALSC's Graphic Novel Core Reading List (Grades 3-5)!
"Really fun, goofy, extremely silly fantasy for readers of all ages, crying out for reviewers and …
Look hard into the storm clouds. You may yet see her, mounted on her electric steed, streaking past. The last hero of the West. THE MOTORCYCLE SAMURAI!
It's been called “the new benchmark for indie digital comics." Now discover the mad genius of THE MOTORCYCLE SAMURAI for yourself, as Chris …
"Bacchus mixes air hijacks and ancient gods, gangland drama and legends, police procedural and mythic fantasy, swimming pool cleaners and classics. It shouldn't work, of course, and it works like a charm. ... Eddie Campbell is the unsung King of comic books. ... The man's a genius, and that's an …
From the winner of the Eisner Award for Best Publication for Early Readers!
James Kochalka, the first Cartoonist Laureate of Vermont, has been hailed by School Library Journal for creating “Just the right blend of sarcasm, silliness, and action to appeal to both child readers and to adults …
“Look hard into the storm clouds. You may yet see her, mounted on her electric steed, streaking past. The last hero of the West. The
It’s been called “the new benchmark for indie digital comics.” Now discover the mad genius of The Motorcycle Samurai for yourself, …
The prize-winning British cartoonist Julian Hanshaw makes his American debut with the rich and meditative story of Tim Ginger. Once a government test pilot, now a widow, Tim enjoys a quiet retirement in New Mexico… until a conspiracy theorist starts asking uncomfortable questions, and the …
Edited by: Hilary Allison, Paula Hewitt Amram, and Sandy Jimenez
The acclaimed political anthology, still going strong after 30 years, stays as relevant as ever. This issue features comic book stories about young people and how they are confronting the “climates” they have inherited- …
"It’s the freaks who always change the world."
"We brought down the genome patents and open-sourced the medical profession. That was us. We crashed the plastic surgery business. We paved the way for parasite chic. The body became a new kind of playground and we, celebrating the future, we …
NOW IN PAPERBACK!
"Do not trust the tales, or the town, or even the man who tells the tales. Trust only the voice of the fire."-- from the introduction by Neil Gaiman
"Alan Moore is the best and most innovative writer in graphic novels. I have been a huge admirer for years." -- Michael Moorcock …
A landmark work of graphic memoir and a cancer narrative that pulls no punches.
When Jennifer Hayden was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 43, she realized that her tits told a story. Across a lifetime, they’d held so many meanings: hope and fear, pride and embarrassment, life and …
Two of the greatest creators in the history of comics. Eleven unsolved murders. One sprawling conspiracy, one metropolis on the brink of the twentieth century, and one bloody-minded Ripper ushering London into the modern age of terror. From Hell, often ranked among the greatest graphic novels of …
Just in time for Halloween, Jess Smiley returns with a sequel to his delightfully inventive adventure Upside Down, starring Harold, the boy vampire with the sweet tooth who lives inside a piano! -- a 192-page, two-color softcover graphic novel w/flaps
SHIPPING OCTOBER 2015!
Alex Robinson returns with a “spiritual sequel” to his Eisner-winning debut Box Office Poison! It’s been 15 years since the young cast of that beloved drama has graced the stage. Now, Our Expanding Universe introduces another Robinson ensemble to explore how time can transform a group of …
One of Comic Book Resources' Best Books of the Year!
"What could be a gimmicky setup rises far beyond cliché, bringing new questions about vigilantism, justice, and heroics to the field, standing alongside stories like Watchmen and Soon I Will Be Invincible in the canon of witty, thoughtful …
by Ray Friesen
Set phasers for maximum silly: Ray Friesen, the nonstop sugar rush called by Booklist “a manic blend of mayhem and adventure,” is back for more! -- a 112-page, full-color hardcover graphic novel, 6.5” x 8.5”
SHIPPING DECEMBER 2015!
Named one of the year's 20 Essential Graphic Novels by ACBD (the French Association of Comics Critics)!
"Do you love to be unsettled and shaken up by a book? Then you'll love Renée… the artist's sleek line wells up into the middle of the pure white page, unbound by boxes or balloons, and …