What are the good cheap reads right now? In this ongoing series, Superhero Hype takes a look at some of the better deals Amazon.com has running as of publication time. Please note that all deals are subject to change or sell out at any time based on supply and demand. But as of now, these are the deals for Nov 2.
Avatar: The Last Airbender–The Search Omnibus
What happened to Fire Lord Zuko’s mother? In this acclaimed three-part series, Zuko enlists Team Avatar and an unlikely ally to follow a new clue.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Audible Audiobook – Unabridged
Free with Audible trial subscription
Don’t panic! If things in our world seem tough, imagine how Arthur Dent feels when the Earth is demolished by Vogons to make room for an interspace highway. Let the calming, stentorian tones of Stephen Fry narrate the adventures of Arthur and his alien pal Ford Prefect, and uncover the meaning of everything. (Spoiler: it’s 42.) Bets of all, it’s free with a trial subscription to Audible, that you can cancel any time.
The World of Cyberpunk 2077
While fans continue to wait and wait for the game, enjoy the artwork and possibly spoil a whole lot of the plot, if that’s the kind of thing that appeals.
Kiki’s Delivery Service
Most animation fans know the Hayao Miyazaki movie about a little half-witch who uses her broomstick flying powers for good, but fewer folks know the original book. Enjoy a new English translation, with illustrations.
Batman: Three Jokers Hardcover
Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok’s three-issue series posits a significant retcon. Has the Joker, all these years, actually been three different clown-faced villains? It would explain some of his mood swings and incredible ability to cheat death. And how do Jason Todd and Barbara Gordon know which version is the one who harmed them?
She-Hulk by Dan Slott Omnibus Hardcover
Before the Disney+ series that may or may not star Tatiana Maslany, bone up on this collection of 34 issues starring Bruce Banner’s cousin. Smarter, sexier, and less angry than her male counterpart, Jennifer Walters works as a lawyer on Earth, in space, and out of the timeline. But whose side will she take during the superhero Civil War? Priced at 60% off the suggested retail of $100, it’s a deal she’d advise any client to take.
Chainsaw Man, Vol. 1 (1) Paperback
After being killed by a demon, supernatural monster hunter Denji is revived by his pet devil-dog as a part-man, part-chainsaw demon! If that doesn’t already sell you on the story, you’re made of stronger stuff than we are.
The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia
Learn all there is to know — as of publication time, anyway — about the world Link and Zelda inhabit. Now for 50% fewer rupees.
Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier Hardcover
Confused by the ending of Twin Peaks: The Return, with all its time-twisting and alternate realities? This book provides some answers, though not necessarily all. Who owned that skyscraper containing the glass box which summoned other beings? Where was Audrey, really? And how does Donald Trump fit into it all? David Lynch may prefer to keep it vague, but Mark Frost reveals at least some of what he was thinking.
God of War: Lore and Legends
A recreation of the journal of Kratos’ son Atreus, this book includes all-new lore that expands the God of War mythology. Learn new details of the journey “through the fabled Nine Realms, from the Wildwoods of Midgard to the mountains of Jötunheim and beyond.”