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Perennials

Here's a quick list of all the Top Shelf perennials -- the "must read" items in our mature-reader line that should already be on your "Top Shelf." And if they're not, well ... what are you waiting for!? Grab them here and now, and help us both pave the future of comics together. And for our all-ages perennials, just visit the Kids Club link.

They Called Us Enemy

They Called Us Enemy

by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, and Harmony Becker

A New York Times Bestseller!
An ALA Notable Children's Book for Older Readers!
Winner of the Will Eisner Award for Best Reality-Based Work!
Winner of the Asian/Pacific American Award for Young Adult Literature!
Winner of the American Book Award!
Winner of the National Cartoonists Society …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-450-4 - Diamond: MAR190630

They Called Us Enemy: Expanded Hardcover Edition

They Called Us Enemy: Expanded Hardcover Edition

by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, and Harmony Becker

The New York Times bestselling graphic memoir from actor/author/activist George Takei returns in a deluxe hardcover edition with bonus material! Experience the forces that shaped an American icon -- and America itself -- in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love.

Now with …

$29.99 (US)

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ISBN 978-1-60309-470-2 - Diamond: FEB200687

 
March (Trilogy Slipcase Set)

March (Trilogy Slipcase Set)

by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

Winner of the National Book Award

"March can help a new generation understand that the arc of the moral universe doesn't just bend toward justice; humans must struggle to bend it. To read Lewis's graphic memoir... is to be reminded that what so many have taken for granted in American life today …

$49.99 (US)

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ISBN 978-1-60309-395-8 - Diamond: JUN16-0409

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 YALSA's …

$14.95 (US)

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

 
March: Book Two

March: Book Two

by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

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, …

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

March: Book Three

March: Book Three

by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

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
Winner of the National Book Award for Young People's Literature
Winner of the Coretta Scott King Book Award
Winner of the …

$19.99 (US)

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ISBN 978-1-60309-402-3 - Diamond: JUN160408

 
From Hell

From Hell

by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell

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

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

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

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

$35.00 (US)

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ISBN 978-0-9585783-4-9

From Hell -- HARDCOVER

From Hell -- HARDCOVER

by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell

"My all-time favorite graphic novel … an immense, majestic work about the Jack the Ripper murders, the dark Victorian world they happened in, and the birth of the 20th century." — Entertainment Weekly

"Moore, one of the great fiction minds of his generation, never accomplished anything more …

$39.99 (US)

$14.99 (US) DIGITAL

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ISBN 978-1-60309-397-2 - Diamond: JUN16-0567

 
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 …

$29.95 (US)

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

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 …

$44.85 (US)

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ISBN 978-1-60309-381-1 - Diamond: AUG15-0326

 
Lost Girls (Expanded Edition)

Lost Girls (Expanded Edition)

by Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie

A new edition of the groundbreaking 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 busts the frames of its respective genre with formal precision; each reflects upon its own ways and means …

$49.99 (US)

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ISBN 978-1-60309-436-8 - Diamond: MAR180562

Loved and Lost: A Relationship Trilogy

Loved and Lost: A Relationship Trilogy

by Jeffrey Brown

"An extremely impressive debut, full of all the things that make a story good — doomed relationships, embarrassing personal details, and the insatiable need to put it all down on paper." — Chris Ware, author of Jimmy Corrigan and Rusty Brown

"You can open to any page and find something …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-506-8 - Diamond: JAN220465

 
Essex County

Essex County

by Jeff Lemire

This critically-acclaimed graphic novel was selected as one of Canada Reads’ Top 5 Essential Canadian Novels of the Decade (and won the People's Choice vote in a landslide)! It is also the winner of the American Library Association’s Alex Award, the Doug Wright Award, and the Joe Shuster …

$29.95 (US)

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ISBN 978-1-60309-038-4

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 graphic novel from the author of Essex County.

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

$19.95 (US)

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

 
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. …

$19.95 (US)

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ISBN 978-1-60309-033-9

God Is Disappointed in You

God Is Disappointed in You

by Mark Russell and Shannon Wheeler

"Mr. Russell and Mr. Wheeler have used irreverence to win an audience for what is actually a slyly empathetic retelling of Bible stories." — The New York Times

"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 …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-098-8 - Diamond: FEB13-8154

 
Apocrypha Now

Apocrypha Now

by Mark Russell and Shannon Wheeler

“Accurate yet rib-tickling, these scriptural riffs are perfect for fans of Monty Python’s Life of Brian.” — Publishers Weekly

"Pairing Russell’s irreverent prose interpretations of Biblical legend with Wheeler’s droll single-panel cartoons... it’s a jam-packed read that turns …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-369-9 - Diamond: FEB16-0424

Home Time: Under the River

Home Time: Under the River

by Campbell Whyte

Winner of the Excellence in Graphic Literature Award, PubWest Design Award, and DINKy Award!
Finalist for the Eisner Award, Russ Manning Award, Mike Wieringo Award, National Cartoonist Society Graphic Novel Award, Readings Children's Book Prize, Aurealis Award, and Ledger Award.

“Beautifully …

$24.99 (US)

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ISBN 978-1-60309-412-2 - Diamond: FEB170448

 
The Story of My Tits

The Story of My Tits

by Jennifer Hayden

Nominated for the Will Eisner Award!
Named one of the Best Books of the Year by:
The New York Times, NPR, Library Journal, Amazon, GQ, Comic Book Resources, Paste, Mental Floss, Forbes, and many more!

"Heartbreaking and riveting, Jennifer Hayden's caustic, sarcastic wit streams through her …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-054-4 - Diamond: JUL15-0519

Infinite Kung Fu

Infinite Kung Fu

by Kagan McLeod

One of YALSA's Top 10 Great Graphic Novels for Teens!

Named one of the best graphic novels of the year by Publishers Weekly, Heeb Magazine, io9, CNN, Comic Book Resources, Complex, USA Today, Forbidden Planet International, IFC, ComicsAlliance, Paste, and Graphic Novel Reporter!

"Pure …

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ISBN 978-1-891830-83-9

 
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