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Stan Lee's How to Write Comics: From the Legendary Co-Creator of Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, Fantastic Four, X-Men, and Iron Man  


By Stan Lee.  Watson-Guptill.

Comics icon Stan Lee, creator of the Mighty Marvel Universe, has set about to teach everything he knows about writing and creating comic book characters. In these pages, aspiring comics writers will learn everything they need to know about how to write their own comic book stories, complete with easy to understand instruction, tips of the trade, and invaluable advice even for more advance writers. From the secrets to creating concepts, plots, to writing the script, the man with no peer — Stan Lee—is your guide to the world of writing and creating comics.

New York Dead (Stone Barrington Novels)  


By Stuart Woods.  Harper; Reprint edition.

Everyone is always telling Stone Barrington that he's too smart to be a cop, but it's pure luck that places him on the streets in the dead of night, just in time to witness the horrifying incident that turns his life inside out.Suddenly he's on the front page of every New York newspaper, and his life is hopelessly entwined in the increasingly shocking life (and perhaps death) of Sasha Nijinsky, the country's hottest and most beautiful television anchorwoman.No matter where he turns, the case is waiting for him, haunting his nights and turning his days into a living hell. Stone finds himself caught in a perilous web of unspeakable crimes, dangerous friends, and sexual depravity that has throughout it one common thread: Sasha. .

Naruto, Vol. 3: Dreams  


By Masashi Kishimoto.  VIZ Media LLC.

Naruto is a ninja-in-training with a need for attention, a knack for mischief, and sealed within him, a strange, formidable power. His antics amuse his instructor Kakashi and irritate his teammates, intense Sasuki and witty Sakura, but Naruto is serious about becoming the greatest ninja in the village of Konohagakure! Zabuza, the ninja assassin, was stopped from his first try at killing Tazuna the bridgebuilder - but Zabuza still lives! While the ninjas recover from their injuries, Kakashi puts Naruto, Sasuke and Sakura on a strict training regimen to protect Tazuna's family - including Tazuna's embittered grandson Inari - and prepare for Zabuza's next attack. But the next time won't be as easy, because joining Zabuza is his apprentice, Haku. And as the bridge comes closer to completion, our heroes must be willing to die - or kill - to protect the ones they love.

My Heavenly Hockey Club 7  


By Ai Morinaga.  Del Rey.

Hana Suzuki prefers to eat or sleep over anything else, but allows classmate Izumi Oda to persuade her to join the school hockey club with the promise of delicious food and fine linens at the resorts they stay at. Of course there's also getting up early, working hard, and working as a team ...

My Heavenly Hockey Club 8  


By Ai Morinaga.  Del Rey.

Hana Suzuki prefers to eat or sleep over anything else, but allows classmate Izumi Oda to persuade her to join the school hockey club with the promise of delicious food and fine linens at the resorts they stay at. Of course there's also getting up early, working hard, and working as a team ...

Skip Beat!, Vol. 15 Paperback  


By Yoshiki Nakamura.  VIZ Media LLC; Original edition.

Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he's casting her out now that he's famous! Kyoko won't suffer in silence--she's going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz!Sho decides to take the high road rather than confront Vie Ghoul about their theft of his song. But VG frontman Reino doesn't take kindly to being ignored and devises a devious plan to get Sho's attention--he's going after Kyoko! Normally, Kyoko's not the type of girl that needs rescuing. But for some reason, Reino's presence petrifies her. Will Reino's evil scheme work better than anyone imagined? Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he's casting her out now that he's famous! Kyoko won't suffer in silence--she's going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz! .

Skip Beat!, Vol. 14 Paperback  


By Yoshiki Nakamura.  VIZ Media LLC; Original edition.

• An ongoing manga series in Japan—over 14 volumes to date• Consistent ranking in Japan’s Top 10 manga sales• An American Idol-style manga• Every new volume has appeared in Japan’s Tohan Top 1• Previewed and promoted in VIZ Media’s Shojo Beat magazine• Released Bi-monthly (every other month).Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he's casting her out now that he's famous! Kyoko won't suffer in silence--she's going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz! Vie Ghoul is the new band burning up the charts by stealing Sho's moves, and Kyoko's hopping mad on his behalf. Kyoko's confrontation with Sho about his lack of action doesn't go as well as she hoped--Sho gets violent, and the front man for Vie Ghoul gets a good look at Kyoko's demons.

Shaman King, Vol. 2: Kung-Fu Master  


By Hiroyuki Takei.  VIZ Media LLC; Original edition.

The gathering has begun - the gathering for Shaman Fight in Tokyo, the match to determine the one shaman who can commune with the Great Spirit and become the Shaman King. Injured after his fight with rival shaman Ren, 13-year-old Yoh wakes up in a hospital bed to meet his fiancee, Anna Kyoyama, whom his family paired him up with in an arranged marriage! Of course, Anna is a shaman too, and they'll need both their skills when Yoh is attacked by an undead Hong Kong film star, brought back to life as a kung-fu zombie to carry out the Ren family's revenge!


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