The Umbrella Academy Volume 1: Apocalypse Suite
Gerard Way (Author) Various (Illustrator)
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DescriptionThe New York Times bestselling comics series that was the inspiration for The Umbrella Academy on Netflix, now on Season 3! In an inexplicable worldwide event, forty-three extraordinary children were spontaneously born to women who'd previously shown no signs of pregnancy. Millionaire inventor Reginald Hargreeves adopted seven of the children; when asked why, his only explanation was, To save the world. These seven children form the Umbrella Academy, a dysfunctional family of superheroes with bizarre powers. Their first adventure at the age of ten pits them against an erratic and deadly Eiffel Tower, piloted by the fearsome zombie-robot Gustave Eiffel. Nearly a decade later, the team disbands, but when Hargreeves unexpectedly dies, these disgruntled siblings reunite just in time to save the world once again. - This volume collects the first six-issue series, as well as out-of-print short stories and an expanded sketchbook section featuring work by Gabriel Bá, James Jean, and Gerard Way. - Flawless...stylish, imaginative.--Newsarama - Listed as one of the Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens by the Young Adult Library Service Association (YALSA). - Amazon.com's #1 Graphic Novel of 2008! - A New York Times bestseller!
Dark Horse Books
July 22, 2008
6.6 X 10.0 X 0.4 inches | 0.85 pounds
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