Superhero Hype’s Best Amazon Books and Comics Deals for Sept 8
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 best deals for Sept 8.
The Sandman: Act II Audio CD – MP3 Audio
$29.99 CD; free download with Audible trial membership
Kat Dennings, Regé-Jean Page, Emma Corrin, Michael Sheen, Kristen Schaal, Brian Cox, John Lithgow, Jeffrey Wright, and many more recreate volumes 4, 5, and most of 6 for the audio format. This immersive dark drama brings The Sandman to life like never before, through dreams, nightmares, and what we tentatively call reality.
The Dark Knight meets the Fortnite! Pulled on to the Island with no memory of who he is, Batman must solve the mystery of the Loop and deal with the strange denizens he encounters. As well as some who seem strangely familiar to this amnesiac.
A young Jedi Knight is tasked with relocating displaced civilians to a new planet, one containing a Jedi Temple led by a Wookiee master. It is to become a place of peace, but when hidden dangers emerge, the young heroine must face greater challenges than she’s ever known.
Do Marvel stories sometimes feel too convoluted? Here are some Spider-Man stories designed to be read quickly, before bed or when time is of the essence. They span the web-head’s career, from the origin of Peter Parker to his alliance with Miles Morales.
All five volumes of The Legend of Zelda manga, telling the story of Link’s rise and heroics to save the princess Zelda and the land of Hyrule. Includes a new poster by Akira Himekawa, and exclusive treasure-chest packaging.
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.
A smiley-faced, super-powered teacher with tentacles challenges his students to be their best selves as they all try to kill him. He may be the best teacher ever, but he’s also threatening to blow up the moon and the Earth. Is a reward of 100 million motivation enough? Find out in this 21-volume set, which includes an exclusive poster.
A boy and his tiger. A spaceman named Spiff. Large, imaginary dinosaurs. Thanks to a recent revival in the Facebook-exclusive Bloom County strips, Calvin and Hobbes are back in the limelight, however briefly. The daily saga of a small boy with unrestrained imagination and pure id, and the stuffed tiger that comes to life whenever they’re alone. Creator Bill Watterson never merchandised his creations, and retired quietly once the strips were done. As a result, they speak only for themselves, and brilliantly so.
In a post-apocalyptic world, villages build gigantic walls to defend against the Titans, giant naked mutants that sometimes seem to be missing large patches of skin. But what lies beyond the walls? And what is the secret origin of these strange giants? The answers might shock you.
Wheel of Time Premium Boxed Set I: Books 1-3 (The Eye of the World, The Great Hunt, The Dragon Reborn) Mass Market Paperback
Before The Wheel of Time Amazon series takes off, immerse yourself in the acclaimed fantasy saga of cyclical generations and a massive world full of many characters. Who will find the latest incarnation of the Dragon? How will they fare against the Dark One? How many different adventures and splitting up of different groups will occur along the way? The wheel turns, but it doesn’t always twist the way one expects.