Description : A collection of true-crime tales, selected from the author's "Crime Files" series, is accompanied by three new cases that chronicle the crimes of seemingly ordinary men possessing a twisted obsession with violence and death.
Description : Calling all Dawson's Creek fans! Television Without Pity features irreverent entries about the shows, characters, actors, clich s, plot devices, memorable moments, and catch phrases that make watching TV such a guilty pleasure. From weekend-long Real World marathons to the People's Choice Awards, from favorite characters (Brenda Walsh, Seth Cohen) to the most unfunny recurring skits on Saturday Night Live, this is a celebration of television unlike any other. Written by the creators of televisionwithoutpity.com (hailed by Entertainment Weekly as 'the industry standard' for obsessive TV fanatics), this snarktastic volume features 100 illustrations and an encyclopedic two-column design. It's great fun for nostalgic browsing and guaranteed to prompt more laughter than a whole season of Seinfeld.
Description : Maturing is difficult in a social world that demands conformity. Many who strive to succeed are often subjected to ridicule and conflict. Yet in spirit they envision a deeper meaning of love and seek a higher plane. Such is the journey upon the wings of an eagle named . . . Eric. In journey, Eric feels lost without sanction from either the world at large or heaven above. The storms seem severe and unending. Due to impatience he learns the hard way that the mere fluttering of wings does not yield purposeful flight. Often the young in life are swept up in storms of peril. Many do not even reach adulthood. Yet, others seem spared as if destined through struggle and blessing to serve a more noble purpose. Upon their wings rests a standard of aspiration for all to follow. Thus while there are many birds of a feather only the eagle is spirited in search of excellence. His flight is not of superiority as a sole utopian vanguard. But rather he identifies with those in life who strive for the treasures of the heart upon the breeze of graceful flight. Each of us attempts to avoid life's storms. However we cannot elude the rains which fall upon all. Yet there are rainbows and love's shining to guide our way. Eric's flight in life ends much differently than it began as an eaglet. Endeavor to learn the true wind beneath your wings.
Description : Don Hale's fight to clear Stephen Downing of murder, and the trail of clues the authorities want to hide. In 1973, a woman was brutally murdered in a graveyard in a picturesque market town. Stephen Downing, aged seventeen but with the mental age of eleven, was working as a gardener in the graveyard. He was charged with the crime and served 27 years in prison. Six years ago, Don Hale, the editor of the local newspaper, began his own investigation into the murder. This is the story of one man trapped in a web of evil, and of another's courageous fight to free him.
Description : Much to Bobby and Timah's horror, Rathraq the scarecrow warrior god has just crossed over from champion of the weak to bloodthirsty savage. Meanwhile, the newly formed Human Liberation Front decides to start its own war on the Esu monsters lurking in the city with shocking results! A new direction for RUMBLE by writer JOHN ARCUDI (Hellboy and the BPRD, Dead Inside) and new artist, rising superstar DAVID RUBN (Black Hammer, BEOWULF). Collects RUMBLE #1-5
Description : These native people lived in a world by themselves and they didn’t want their world to change, as they had lived thousands of years in their own way, and they had no idea the white man would come along and would want to change their way of life completely, and they would have to suffer in the process. They didn’t want to mix or be divided in their poor lives, but they had no choice, but to do what they were told to do, and nothing would save them from disaster and most of all, death which came cheaply to them. As they looked at it, the process of their improvement would go on for a very long time, and they would really have to fight for their freedom. It would be a life to them without pity.
Description : MASTER OF KUNG FU easily ranks as one of the most iconic series in Marvel history. Doug Moench and Paul Gulacy's blend of kung fu action and globetrotting espionage reached beyond the already high standard for the title and pushed to new horizons of action and adventure! The thriller, "Crystal Connection"; the debuts of the whip-cracking Pavane, the savage Razor-Fist and the lovely Leiko Wu; the showdown on Mordillo's Island; the cinematic Hong Kong fi ght with the Cat; the tense intrigue of "Oriental Expediters"; the mystery of MI-6's mole; and the sweeping scale of "The Return of Fu Manchu." Each adventure will have you on the edge of your seat, so don't hold back. Enter the world of Shang-Chi! COLLECTING: MASTER OF KUNG FU (1974) 29-53 & ANNUAL 1
Description : "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas," they used to say here. But nobody had any idea how true that would really come to be.When Las Vegas fell, it fell in stages. First, the long, slow death by drought. Then financial collapse and mass exodus. Scorched earth and scapegoats thrown to the flames. Finally, it fell from the face of the earth, cut off by a mysterious vortex that churns as relentlessly as the Red Spot on Jupiter, raised by forces we couldn't possibly imagine.So why had I stayed until it was too late? Easy: I'd spent years covering fights, and all of a sudden they were breaking out all over.Now, in the aftermath, that's about the only thing that hasn't changed here. People still love to watch a good fight. So I'm lucky, one of the few to have kept his place in the world. Along with the fighters, who fight for the same reasons they always have. For honor, for respect, for the entertainment of a thirsty crowd of people starved for something unpredictable to watch, besides a horizon that will kill them.But things can always get worse.It started when one-time heavyweight contender Darius Thurman came back from a desert run a week late. It started with the call from his trainer, telling me how he was beginning to change. It started with the obvious conclusion:Whatever had been on the outside all this time was finally finding its way in¿