Catalog / 2015 Releases

2015 Releases

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.

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

January 2015

March: Book Two

March: Book Two

by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

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 …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-400-9 - Diamond: NOV141657

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!

IN PRINT! (LIMITED TO 500 COPIES WORLDWIDE)

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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!

IN STOCK!

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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: 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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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

February 2015

Wizzywig

Wizzywig

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 …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-097-1 - Diamond: MAY12-1293

March 2015

Nemo: River of Ghosts

Nemo: River of Ghosts

by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill

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 …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-355-2

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

April 2015

Knight Takes Queen

Knight Takes Queen

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: …

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ISBN 978-0-9905208-0-1

May 2015

You Don't Say

You Don't Say

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 …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-366-8 - Diamond: MAR15-0332

Monster on the Hill (Book 1)

Monster on the Hill (Book 1)

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 …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-075-9

 
The Motorcycle Samurai -- FCBD 2015

The Motorcycle Samurai -- FCBD 2015

by Chris Sheridan

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 …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-359-0

June 2015

Bacchus (Omnibus Edition): Volume One

Bacchus (Omnibus Edition): Volume One

by Eddie Campbell

"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 …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-026-1 - Diamond: APR15-0457

Johnny Boo Meets Dragon Puncher!

Johnny Boo Meets Dragon Puncher!

by James Kochalka

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 …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-368-2 - Diamond: APR15-0460

 

July 2015

The Motorcycle Samurai (Volume One)

The Motorcycle Samurai (Volume One)

by Chris Sheridan

“Motorcycle Samurai is exactly what I want from digital comics. Hell, it’s what I want from comics in general. It’s a great story that uses the medium in unique ways. More, please!” —Mark Waid

"Mixing stunning visuals, with smart layouts with a truly jaw-dropping ending, Motorcycle …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-370-5

Tim Ginger

Tim Ginger

by Julian Hanshaw

"It's wonderful and inspiring to see a generation of authors with no preconceptions about what comics should be, and what sort of stories they should tell, flourish in this new golden age. Tim Ginger is an understated, wryly observed, and welcome addition to this gathering of new voices." — Dave …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-350-7

 
World War 3 Illustrated #46

World War 3 Illustrated #46

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- …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-373-6

August 2015

Junction True

Junction True

by Ray Fawkes and Vince Locke

"It's the freaks who always change the world."

Naoko is a journalist... but these days, isn't everyone? Her friend Dirk has always been experimental, but this time, he may have gone too far. He'll do anything to prove his devotion to the woman of his dreams, even if it means submitting to the …

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ISBN 978-1-891830-99-0

Voice of the Fire

Voice of the Fire

by Alan Moore and José Villarrubia

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 …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-035-3

 

September 2015

The Story of My Tits

The Story of My Tits

by Jennifer Hayden

"Heartbreaking and riveting, Jennifer Hayden's caustic, sarcastic wit streams through her quirky drawings, unfolding a survivor's tale and so much more. The Story of My Tits takes us from her flat-chested adolescence to small-boobed acceptance, then loss - until the dramatic reconstruction of …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-054-4

From Hell / From Hell Companion Slipcase

From Hell / From Hell Companion Slipcase

by Eddie Campbell and Alan Moore

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 …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-374-3

 

October 2015

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

adapted by Troy Little

Announcing HUNTER S. THOMPSON’S FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS (The Graphic Novel), Adapted by Troy Little!

“Troy Little masterfully captures the madness and essential humor that makes this book an enduring classic.” — Darick Robertson, Transmetropolitan

“I am super-into everything …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-375-0

Nemo Trilogy (Slipcase Edition)

Nemo Trilogy (Slipcase Edition)

by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill

With a classic two-fisted spirit of adventure, Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill explore stunning new horizons of their League of Extraordinary Gentlemen universe with the bestselling Nemo trilogy! These spinoff graphic novels follow the terrifying pirate queen Janni Nemo in her confrontations with …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-381-1

 
Upside Down (Book 2): A Hat Full of Spells

Upside Down (Book 2): A Hat Full of Spells

by Jess Smart Smiley

Harold, the sugar-loving vampire boy, is back with all his spooky friends for an all-new adventure! In the wake of Book One, witches are no longer plaguing the country... but their hats remain, charged with magical mischief! Jess Smart Smiley returns for a delightful all-ages romp in beautiful …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-371-2

November 2015

Our Expanding Universe

Our Expanding Universe

by Alex Robinson

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 …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-377-4

Box Office Poison

Box Office Poison

by Alex Robinson

Winner of the Eisner Award for Talent Deserving Wider Recognition, the International Comics Festival Award for Best Debut Graphic Novel (Angouleme, France), and voted by Wizard Magazine as the best indy graphic novel of all time.

"A convincing, absorbing and satisfying fictional portrait of …

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ISBN 978-1-891830-19-8 - Diamond: STAR13562

 

January 2016

Renée

Renée

by Ludovic Debeurme

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 …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-304-0

March 2016

Pirate Penguin vs Ninja Chicken (Book 2): Escape from Skull-Fragment Island!

Pirate Penguin vs Ninja Chicken (Book 2): Escape from Skull-Fragment Island!

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 MARCH 2016!

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ISBN 978-1-60309-367-5