by Ed Brubaker
Witty and poignant, Ed Brubaker's collection of semi-autobiographical tales focuses on love, despair, lost friendships, and the murky morality of stealing from work. Known for being one of the funniest series ever published in comics form, LOWLIFE dissects the Slacker / Generation X lifestyle from …
ISBN 978-1-891830-20-4 - 112 pages, Diamond: STAR13579
"Moving and rich." -- GQ France
“Lucille impresses as much by the power of its drawing as by the subtlety of its dialogue and plotting... it alternates tender moments of joy with scenes that evoke tears... Tremendous.” -- Didier Pasamonik, ActuaBD
"A coherent, compelling narrative... …
by Eric Orchard
Nominated for the Joe Shuster Award!
A Junior Library Guild selection!
"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." -- …
The comics that made the man a legend. That's right, collected for the first time ever are the greatest hits from the seminal mini-comic James Kochalka Superstar; all of which are now rare and out-of-print. James' comics have appeared virtually everywhere in the alternative comix scene, and this …
ISBN 1-891830-03-1 - 144 pages
Magic Boy is an old, decrepit man. Lonely and confused, he decides to build a robotic replica of himself. However, the robot goes insane and attacks his creator, then goes back in time, and kills his creator's childhood self. The robot then lives out the entirety of his creator's life in his …
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 YALSA's …
Available again for a short time: the exclusive HARDCOVER edition of March: Book One!
Don't miss the sequel to the #1 bestseller March: Book One!
New York Times Bestseller
One of YALSA's Great Graphic Novels for Teens
Winner of the Will Eisner Award
Winner of the Street Literature Book Award Medal
Winner of the Denver Independent Comic & Art Expo Award
"With March, …
Available in limited quantities, exclusively from Top Shelf: a hardcover edition of March: Book Two!
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)
Top Shelf is honored to present a milestone of comics history: the stunning conclusion to the award-winning and best-selling MARCH trilogy.
A #1 New York Times Bestseller
National Book Award Finalist
"March is one of the most important graphic novels ever created — an extraordinary …
Available in limited quantities, exclusively from Top Shelf: a hardcover edition of March: Book Three!
IN PRINT! (PUBLISHED AUGUST 2nd, 2016)
by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell, and the Fellowship of Reconcilation
DISCOVER THE REMARKABLE COMIC BOOK THAT CHANGED THE WORLD AND INSPIRED “MARCH”!
Also available: new physical reprint of The Montgomery Story!
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 …
by Scott Mills
"Scott Mills is a unique and driven artist, his works are purely original and speak from his soul." -- Mike Avon Oeming. Scott Mills, the critically-acclaimed cartoonist behind CELLS, BIG CLAY POT, and TRENCHES, does it again! In the grand tradition of the works of Arthur C Clarke, Stephen Baxter, …
ISBN 978-1-891830-39-6 - Diamond: STAR18940
by Lizz Lunney
A Top Shelf digital exclusive!
Can you believe it - over 300 pages of Lizz Lunney! This massive collection includes early comics, recent comics, all your favorite characters, and even a dash of autobiography! Join Lizz as she takes cartoon comedy to the limit, featuring cute cubes, specks of …
by Renée French
"Eccentrically impressive." -- Ray Olson, Booklist
"Nobody can touch Renee French for sweet fiendishness." -- Jim Woodring
"Renee French has long been one of my favorite artists and she doesn't disappoint in her latest work. Tiny creatures in tiny drawings with lots of crapballs makes this …
by Lizz Lunney
A Top Shelf digital exclusive!
Just one look at Lizz Lunney's ultra-simplified cartoon creatures and you'll fall in love. Luckily there's so many to choose from! This incredible 98-page collection features TWELVE full mini-comics (originally six flip-books), including such wonders as "Leopards …
"'Not everything in here is true,' it says in the indicia, but enough of it feels true that Brown's well-earned reputation as one of today's better autobiographical cartoonists is secure." -- Alan David Doane, Comic Book Galaxy
Jeffrey Brown takes a break from books about girls for this humorous …
THE ADVOCATE PICKS "THE MIRROR OF LOVE" AS ONE OF THE TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR -- "José Villarrubia’s amazing photos illustrate an equally amazing epic gay love poem." -- The Advocate
"The only way to go to war with hate is to love. The Mirror of Love is the great weapon in our arsenal. …
Also available, the Signed & Numbered edition, limited to 500 copies, signed by both Alan Moore and Jose Villarrubia. A Top Shelf exclusive. -- 136 pages, Full-Color Hardcover
"An expressive, funny-sad book that rewards us with its deft execution." -- Peter Aaron Rose, Artbomb
A factory of self-replicating robots is stripping the jungle of its natural resources, threatening the territory of a colony of nearby monkeys. A series of encounters between the two groups …
"The Monkey vs. Robot books are like the best of children’s literature, in that they appeal to the joyfulness of literature and art that appeals so much to children, while adults can enjoy the structure and techniques." -- Ninth Art
Deep in the forest, robots are gathering plant and animal …
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 …
by Rob Harrell
Also available for MONSTER ON THE HILL FANS, Rob Harrell has prepared a limited run of Trading Cards featuring RAYBURN, TENTACULOR, and THE MURK. They're cool!
by Dan James
"Reading Dan James’s Mosquito, it was somewhere around the halfway point that I realized my body was subconsciously tightening up more and more as I turned the pages. With horror, that’s a good thing." -- Greg McElhatton, icomics.com
Following in the inspiration of H. P. Lovecraft, Mary …
One of the Village Voice's Best Comics of 2015!
“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
"Unrelenting stylishness... 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 …
Get in on the ground floor of something spectacular: Issue Zero of Chris Sheridan's MOTORCYCLE SAMURAI!
This Comic-Con special release sets the stage for our saga: a grueling desert wasteland, a mysterious stranger bound and hooded on the back of a motorcycle, and a tough-as-nails warrior out to …
The madness and mayhem of MOTORCYCLE SAMURAI returns! Two prisoners have gotten fed up with the chain-gang life, and this hot-air balloon may be their ticket out... but somehow I don't think the Boss is gonna make it easy for 'em.
Chris Sheridan is back with more explosive action and dynamite …
Smoke rises in the desert as the White Bolt, prisoner in tow, comes to the town of Trouble. The town is celebrating a Jubilee the way any town in the middle of nowhere would, with fisticuffs and fireworks in a way only Chris Sheridan and The Motorcycle Samurai can bring!
The Motorcycle Samurai: …
In which everything is turned upside-down.
Chris Sheridan returns with the longest and most ambitious installment of MOTORCYCLE SAMURAI yet! Plots are being hatched. Alliances form and shift. The clock approaches midnight. Something big is coming, and it ain’t gonna be pretty.
In which a critical discovery is made.
"Happy" speaks! And boy, does he finally have a lot to say. Sparks fly, motives are laid bare, and strange alliances are formed as our full assortment of silver-tongued scoundrels cross paths on a moonlit night heavy with portent. Don't miss the …
“It’s about bloody time. Let the flood begin.”
The titanically tense buildup finally explodes! Can the White Bolt and the Parker boys stop Boss Frankie Parker before she sets the world on fire? Find out now, as Chris Sheridan brings his potboiling plot to a dynamite finale.
On one dark and blustery night, the townspeople of Nowhere, nestled all snug in their beds, dream of soft fluffy things wrapped in bows. In this strange land, The Stranger, dressed all in red, comes calling with eight tiny minions in tow, The Stranger swoops to the rooftops, and readies to descend …
Who is this masked woman? Who is The White Bolt? Who is THE MOTORCYCLE SAMURAI?
Praised as "whimsical and dramatic" by ComicsAlliance, Chris Sheridan brings us a San Diego Comic-Con Special Release of MOTORCYCLE SAMURAI: VARIABLE. In a post-future desert setting, we get the true tale* and origin …
Nominated for the 2011 Stumptown Award and Doug Wright Award!
"A wonderful, poignant surprise." -- Paul Gravett, author of Graphic Novels: Stories to Change Your Life
"Most of the story seems less drawn than peeled and chiseled away from absolute visual and moral darkness... [Moving Pictures] …
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 …
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 …
A TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB BOOK!
"Elio consistently impresses me with his supercharged kid-friendly comics. His style is wholly distinct, and everything he does seems to explode with joy and pure fun." -- John Martz, Drawn!
"2 scoops of silly, 5 cups of cute, and a bucket load of fun! Chris …
Named one of the Best Books of the Year by Under the Radar, The Oklahoman, The Comics Alternative, and Publishers Weekly!
"In Our Expanding Universe, Robinson considers the big choice — to have kids or not... It's a delight to watch him pile speech bubbles atop each other, assemble mundane …