What are the good cheap reads right now? We may be able to go outside again, but there’s always time to read. 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 June 3.
Issues 1-41 of the Eisner award-winning series get collected here. When Snow White’s sister Rose Red is killed, it’s up to the former Big Bad Wolf to solve the crime. In a secret Fabletown hidden in modern New York, what will the ramifications be? La la la la la…
Understand and reconcile all the apparent contradictions and plot holes in the grand finale of the Star Wars Skywalker saga. One movie couldn’t contain all the need exposition, but grab the novel, and learn all the backstory that couldn’t fit onscreen.
“[H]istory’s most jaded, most tempestuous time traveler” must intervene once time travel becomes possible in our lifetime, and every time traveler stats knocking at the metaphorical door. How does someone prevent “the worst of everything that is, was, and will be…before time runs out”?
When a dictator, a robot, a mad scientist, a homicidal alien and a super-powered terrorist walk into a bar to try to take over the world…you will root for them. Probably. Because the alternative could get much worse. Issues 1-16 form this collection.
Vin Diesel did not do this justice. Soldier Ray Garrison is brought back from the dead with new powers, but fails to entirely appreciate the higher-ups who brought him back. Now they will reap what they sowed.
Stephen King and his son Owen update the classic fairy tale for a modern graphic novel. In this telling, “Aurora” is a bizarre sleeping sickness affecting only women. But one, named Eve, remains unaffected. Too bad about the trail of carnage she always leaves behind…
“The Cask of Amontillado,” “The Masque of the Red Death,” “The Pit and the Pendulum,” “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Raven,” “The Bells,” and “Annabel Lee” all see adaptation in this modern comic-book take on the master of horror’s classics.
Before the Cruella movie, Serena Valentino wrote an origin novel for the classic Disney villainess. This fall, Arielle Jovellanos brings it to life with images. And this is scarier than Emma Stone.
Roald Dahl’s classic tale of evil witches turning children into mice has been made into a film twice now. But both take several liberties, while this graphic novel adaptation uses the original book as the basis. Though the cartoonish style isn’t quite as scary as Jim Henson monster makeup.