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Owly and Friends - 2010 (FCBD)

Owly and Friends - 2010 (FCBD)

by James Kochalka and Andy Runton and Christian Slade

In this rare FCBD edition, we'll not only present an all-new OWLY adventure by Andy Runton, but also two other all-new, all-ages adventures from Owly's friends: JOHNNY BOO by James Kochalka & KORGI by Christian Slade. Perfect for everyone in the family.

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Owly: Breakin' The Ice (2006 FCBD)

Owly: Breakin' The Ice (2006 FCBD)

by Andy Runton

Top Shelf is proud to join the 2006 FREE COMIC BOOK DAY celebration with an all-new, heartwarming tale from the all-ages graphic novel series, OWLY. Already winning fans around the world, Owly is the kind, yet lonely little owl who knows what it means to be human. Join Owly on his latest winter …

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Owly: Helping Hands (2007 FCBD)

Owly: Helping Hands (2007 FCBD)

by Andy Runton and Christian Slade

Top Shelf is proud to join the 2007 FREE COMIC BOOK DAY celebration with not one, but TWO all-ages tales. First, from the fan-favorite series, OWLY by Andy Runton, comes the all-new story "Helping Hands." Springtime has arrived, and Owly must use his past to help a new friend face her fears. …

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Owly: Splashin' Around (2005 FCBD)

Owly: Splashin' Around (2005 FCBD)

by Andy Runton

Top Shelf is proud to join the industry-wide FREE COMIC BOOK DAY celebration with an all-new, heartwarming tale from the all-ages graphic novel series, OWLY. Already winning fans around the world, Owly is the kind, yet lonely little owl who knows what it means to be human. Join Owly in his latest …

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Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer (Vol. 1)

Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer (Vol. 1)

by Dusty Higgins and Van Jensen

"Page after page of amazement." —Publishers Weekly

Everyone's favorite wooden puppet may not be a real boy…but he just might be a real hero. When bloodthirsty monsters invade Pinocchio's hometown and kill his father Geppetto, Pinocchio discovers a new benefit to his magical nose: telling …

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by Nate Powell

"Sharp and incisive ... Even though the book is focused squarely on Powell’s life, he spares the reader from excessive navel gazing along the way. He seems to have a better idea of when to share and when to pull away and let the pictures do the talking, demonstrating an overall more mature …

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The Pterodactyl Hunters

The Pterodactyl Hunters

by Brendan Leach

PTERODACTYL HUNTERS is a story of sibling rivalry and family tradition in a rapidly changing world: a version of 1904 New York where generations of working-class hot-air-balloonists take to the skies each night to defend their city from a dwindling population of pterodactyls. In this town, heroic …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-263-0 - Diamond: FEB12-1159

Sketchbook Diaries (Vol 1)

Sketchbook Diaries (Vol 1)

by James Kochalka

Back in print at last!!! ... Since October 1998, James Kochalka has kept a daily diary, drawn in comic strip form in his sketchbook. Drawn with relaxed and beautiful brushwork, these strips perfectly capture the rhythm of daily life. From the hilarious to the sad, from the poetic to the drunken, …

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Sketchbook Diaries (Vol 2)

Sketchbook Diaries (Vol 2)

by James Kochalka

Since October 1998, James Kochalka has kept a daily diary, drawn in comic strip form in his sketchbook. Drawn with relaxed and beautiful brushwork, these strips perfectly capture the rhythm of daily life. From the hilarious to the sad, from the poetic to the drunken, these strips offer a direct and …

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Sketchbook Diaries (Vol 3)

Sketchbook Diaries (Vol 3)

by James Kochalka

Following the incredible success of James' first two diary sketchbooks, Top Shelf is proud to announce YEAR 3 of JAMES KOCHALKA'S SKETCHBOOK DIARY. From the silly to the sad, from the mundane to the fantastic, James Kochalka's diary comic strips cover the full spectrum of human experience. As he …

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Sketchbook Diaries (Vol 4)

Sketchbook Diaries (Vol 4)

by James Kochalka

The Sketchbook Diaries are Kochalka's masterwork. Sometimes sweet, sometimes twisted, always honest and often hilarious, they've garnered James two Ignatz awards and as well as a Harvey nomination for "Best Cartoonist." In this fourth volume, James grows a beard, gets his wife pregnant, plays a …

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Smudges

Smudges

A collection of pen and ink wash drawing from the weird and wonderful sketchbook of P. Shaw. One-eyed monsters abound in this fanciful book.

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Staros Report -- 1996

Staros Report -- 1996

by Chris Staros

So what is The Staros Report? A glorified fanzine? The annual ramblings of a wanna-be? A 100-page discussion of the most intelligent and innovative comics in the industry? Right, on all counts! It's mostly, dare I say it, "words," but if you love comics as much as Chris Staros does, take the time …

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Staros Report -- 1997

Staros Report -- 1997

by Chris Staros

So what is The Staros Report? A glorified fanzine? The annual ramblings of a wanna-be? A 100-page discussion of the most intelligent and innovative comics in the industry? Right, on all counts! It's mostly, dare I say it, "words," but if you love comics as much as Chris Staros does, take the time …

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Stuff About Sex

Stuff About Sex

by David Mellon

THE TOP SHELF DIGITAL HIT COMES TO PRINT!

Hey dude! So... you've never had sex before. Or maybe you have, but you're not 100% sure what you're doing or how to feel about it. Well, join the club!

Thoughtful, funny, and sincere, David Mellon's STUFF ABOUT SEX... FOR GUYS WHO ARE NOT LIKE, TOTAL …

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SuperF*ckers #1

SuperF*ckers #1

by James Kochalka

"A fast paced, outlandish and hyper ride into the genre of superhero comics." -- Suzie Lackey, Cinegeek

No, it's NOT a sex book! The SuperF*ckers are the baddest teenage superhero team around, and everybody wants to join. They live in a big clubhouse, play video games on their state-of-the-art …

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SuperF*ckers #2

SuperF*ckers #2

by James Kochalka

"Kochalka expertly suggests what unchecked supernatural power would be like in the hands of the instant gratification generation. And it’s funny, because anyone who remembers being a teen asshole realizes what he or she would have been like with unchecked power." -- Leroy Douresseaux, Comic Book …

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SuperF*ckers #3

SuperF*ckers #3

by James Kochalka

"SuperF*ckers is the top book on the reading stack whenever it comes out. It's non-stop hijinx and fun, filthy, vulgar, explicit fun, and it cracks me up. I love ridiculousness, mockery and political un-correctness, and that's what this book seems to be all about." -- Justin Ponsor, Comic Book …

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SuperF*ckers #4

SuperF*ckers #4

by James Kochalka

"Kochalka has a ball making fun of teenagers and their pathetic attempts at cussing to sound cool, fumbling their way through crushes, and smoking anything they can to get high." -- Byron Kerman, Playback STL

Also known as SuperF*ckers #279. Sure, the universe was destroyed, but will our heroes …

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The Surrogates #1 (of 5)

The Surrogates #1 (of 5)

by Robert Venditti and Brett Weldele

"A classic sci-fi tale, in a similar vane to William Gibson or Harlan Ellison." -- Hilary Goldstein, IGN

"Venditti has woven a fascinating story … one that I'm eager to follow." -- Shawn Hoke, Comic World News

"Let me tell you, folks … this is a rockin' super-hero series." -- Filip …

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The Surrogates #2 (of 5)

The Surrogates #2 (of 5)

by Robert Venditti and Brett Weldele

The game is afoot in Chapter 2: "Life Unfiltered," the second suspenseful chapter of The Surrogates: Who is the mysterious, dreadlocked leader known as The Prophet, and how is he connected to the criminal with the electric handshake? Detectives Harvey Greer and Pete Ford are on the trail of a …

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The Surrogates #3 (of 5)

The Surrogates #3 (of 5)

by Robert Venditti and Brett Weldele

The investigation heats up in Chapter 3: “Revelations.” Detective Harvey Greer’s investigative tactics have brought him unwanted attention from the media and landed him in hot water with the brass. With more than just his career on the line, it’s time for him to produce results. He’s …

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The Surrogates #4 (of 5)

The Surrogates #4 (of 5)

by Robert Venditti and Brett Weldele

Time is running out in Chapter 4: “Biologics.” Harvey and Pete are beginning to understand what makes SteepleJack tick, but the techno-terrorist already has everything he needs to finish his plan. Well, everything except an army, but he’s even figured out a way to get one of those! Just …

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The Surrogates #5 (of 5)

The Surrogates #5 (of 5)

by Robert Venditti and Brett Weldele

The story concludes in Chapter 5: “Pulse.” SteepleJack is still on the loose, and with an attack on their city imminent, Harvey and Pete need to find him before he disables the entire police force. Their chase will take them through corporate high-rises, rundown tenements, and ultimately to …

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Tales of the Great Unspoken

Tales of the Great Unspoken

The brilliant comics debut by Xeric Grant recipient Aaron Augenblick. Primarily featuring the exploits of "Franklin Raine" (a.k.a. The Dignified Devil), the various short stories showcase a strange and mysterious world - one in which robots mingle with drunks, clowns hold the secrets of the …

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Top Shelf Kids Club -- 2011 (FCBD)

Top Shelf Kids Club -- 2011 (FCBD)

by Chris "Elio" Eliopoulos and Ray Friesen and James Kochalka and Andy Runton and Christian Slade and Jess Smart Smiley

A TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB COMIC BOOK!

In this rare FCBD edition, we'll not only present three adventures from our established all-ages series OWLY by Andy Runton, JOHNNY BOO by James Kochalka, and KORGI by Christian Slade; but we’ll also feature three all-new stories from three brand new all-ages …

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Top Shelf Kids Club -- 2012 (FCBD)

Top Shelf Kids Club -- 2012 (FCBD)

by Chris "Elio" Eliopoulos and Ray Friesen and James Kochalka and Andy Runton and Christian Slade and Jess Smart Smiley

A TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB COMIC BOOK!

Top Shelf is proud to join the 2012 FREE COMIC BOOK DAY celebration with not one, but SIX all-ages tales. In this FCBD edition, we present adventures from our kid-favorite titles: OWLY by Andy Runton, JOHNNY BOO by James Kochalka, KORGI by Christian Slade, OKIE …

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Top Shelf Kids Club -- 2013 (FCBD)

Top Shelf Kids Club -- 2013 (FCBD)

by Ray Friesen and Rob Harrell and James Kochalka and Andy Runton and Christian Slade and Jess Smart Smiley

A TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB COMIC BOOK!

by Andy Runton, James Kochalka, Christian Slade, Ray Friesen, Jess Smart Smiley, & Rob Harrell
Cover by Rob Harrell

Here at Top Shelf, we're celebrating FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2013 with friends old and new -- the latest lineup of the Top Shelf Kids Club! This …

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Top Shelf Tales (2004 FCBD)

Top Shelf Tales (2004 FCBD)

by Jeffrey Brown and James Kochalka and Scott Morse and Aaron Renier

Top Shelf Productions joins the industry-wide Free Comic Book Day celebration with our very own TOP SHELF TALES. Featuring four of Top Shelf's rising stars, TOP SHELF TALES gives retailers AND readers a golden opportunity to see for themselves why Top Shelf Productions has come to be THE publisher …

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Top Shelf Tribune (2011)

Top Shelf Tribune (2011)

Here at Top Shelf, we have a wonderful year planned -- and after much preparation, we've finally announced our complete 2011 lineup (on this web page)! And since we're so proud and excited about these books, we decided to share some of the fun with you. That's why we've whipped up a special treat: …

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Tricky Treaters (Free Halloween mini-comic)

Tricky Treaters (Free Halloween mini-comic)

by James Kochalka and Jess Smart Smiley

This Halloween, Top Shelf's spookiest and silliest all-ages characters are teaming up for a FREE mini-comic of all-new stories by James Kochalka and Jess Smart Smiley!

We're joining Diamond Comic Distributors' Halloween ComicFest to bring you Tricky Treaters, a 12-page full-color comic book …

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12 pages, full color

World War 3 Illustrated #37

World War 3 Illustrated #37

Edited by Rebecca Migdal, Tom Keough, Nicole Schulman and Seth Tobocman.

What do New Orleans and Baghdad have in common? One, a victim of Hurricane Katrina; a ”natural disaster” caused by Global Warming and governmental neglect. The other a city ravaged by an unnecessary war fueled by …

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Yearbook Stories: 1976-1978

Yearbook Stories: 1976-1978

by Chris Staros

"Great, truthful little moments and a genuinely reflective conclusion leave the reader with real insight into Staros's personality -- hell, even into his inclusive vision of comics." -- Alan David Doane, Comic Book Galaxy

Yearbook Stories: 1976-1978 features two autobiographical stories from …

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