November is Cliffhanger Month!
08 Nov. 2014

November is Cliffhanger Month!


We’re back with another round of graphic novels to discuss for The Pullbox Podcast! You can choose to read any or all of these books to be a part of this podcast. Just head to your local library, book store, comic shop, Comixology, or find a friend with a copy that you can borrow, and start reading! Once you’ve finished reading, send us an email with your thoughts! Did you like the book? Why? What are your thoughts on the writing? The art? The characters? The premise? We’ll read one or two emails for each book on the Podcast; one of those emails could be yours! We will always lean toward the more thought-provoking emails that will allow us to carry on the conversation. The episode will be released on December 1.

 

nov-crimsonMike’s Pull: CRIMSON, VOL. 1: LOYALTY AND LOSS

By Brian Augustyn and Humberto Ramos.

Available in paperback (ISBN: 978-1563895326) from Wildstorm Comics . Also available as single issues Crimson #1-6.

The fateful bite of a vampire turns the world of teenaged Alex Elder upside down in this tale of loyalty and loss. As he adjusts to the terrors of undead society, Alex searches for nobility in the gothic underground of New York City. And in the back of his mind, he wonders whether he will ever be able to enjoy a normal life again.

 

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Kurtis’s Pull: DANGER GIRL: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION

By Andy Hartnell and J. Scott Campbell.

Available in hardcover (ISBN: 978-1563896569) and paperback (ISBN: 978-1563895494) from Wildstorm Comics. Also available as single issues Danger Girl #1-7.

Abbey Chase, an expert in rare antiquities and an adventuress of the highest caliber, is recruited by Deuce, leader of the ultra-secret spy group known as Danger Girl. Chase’s expertise is needed to assist in the recovery of several mystical artifacts coveted by agents of the sinister Hammer Syndicate, a fascist organization whose final objective is world domination. What part these artifacts play in the equation is unknown, but the Danger Girls will do whatever is necessary to find out. Abbey, accompanied by fellow team members Sydney Savage, Natalia Kassle and Silicon Valerie, along with brash secret agent Johnny Barracuda, navigates a trail fraught with intrigue, betrayal, deception, and, most of all, danger, as they strive to make the world a safer place.

 

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Reader Pull: BATTLE CHASERS ANTHOLOGY

By Joe Madureira.

Available in hardcover as (ISBN: 978-1607063339) from Image Comics. Also available in single issues as Battle Chasers #1-9.

Reader Pull suggested by Matthew Campbell.

Join us as we explore this missing piece of Jim Henson’s career in a celebration of his creative process. Discovered in the Archives of the The Jim Henson Company, A Tale of Sand is an original graphic novel adaptation of an unproduced, feature-length screenplay written by Jim Henson and his frequent writing partner, Jerry Juhl. A Tale of Sand follows scruffy everyman, Mac, who wakes up in an unfamiliar town, and is chased across the desert of the American Southwest by all manners of man and beast of unimaginable proportions.

About the author

After receiving a copy of Web of Spider-Man #60 at his 10th birthday party, Kurtis has had a lifelong passion for comics. In 2011 he published his first book, CHUCK JONES: THE DREAM THAT NEVER WAS (IDW/Library of American Comics), featuring CRAWFORD, the unknown comic strip from the legendary Looney Tunes director. He is also the creator/cartoonist of KIDS, EH?, a daily comic strip about the real life funny things his kids say and do and co-host of the PULLBOX PODCAST, an international graphic novel book club podcast. Kurtis' taste in comics include everything from classic comic strips (Terry and the Pirates, Polly and Her Pals) to kid's comics (Zita the Space Girl, Ghostopolis) to Franco-Belgian bande dessinée (Freddy Lombard, Monsieur Jean).

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