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Archaia All-Ages Sale on Comixology

Through Thursday, December 20, comiXology is offering up select Archaia all-ages titles for sale. Titles included in the sale are:

Mouse Guard: Fall 1152 by David Petersen

The series that started it all! Saxon, Kenzie, and Lieam, members of the fearless Mouse Guard, are dispatched to find a missing merchant mouse. Their search through dangerous terrain for the missing mouse reveals much more than they expect, as they stumble across a traitor in the Guard’s own ranks.  Collects the first Eisner-Award winning MOUSE GUARD series with special bonus material.

Rust: Visitor in the Field by Royden Lepp

Rust is a high-octane adventure set in the prairie lands of an unknown time. Life on the Taylor family farm was difficult enough before Jet Jones crashes into the barn, chased by a giant decommissioned war robot! Oldest son Roman Taylor struggles to keep his family’s small farm afloat as the area heals from a devastating world war. While the rest of his family may not trust the mysterious boy with the jetpack, Roman believes the secrets of Jet’s past may be the key to their survival.

Pantalones, TX by Yehudi Mercado

Animator Yehudi Mercado brings the zaniness of Saturday-morning cartoons to this wacky graphic novel! Appealing to fans of Adventure TimeThe Simpsons, and Captain UnderpantsPantalones, TX: Don’t Chicken Outfollows the adventures of a band of misfit kids in a rural Texas town as they try to outwit, outrun, and outprank the ever-vigilant, taco-truck-riding sheriff and his giant chicken. Featuring spoof ads and an eye-popping orange casewrap in landscape trim, this book will appeal to boys and girls 5-15…and their Adult Swim-watching parents!

Return of the Dapper Men by Jim McCann and Janet Lee

Return of the Dapper Men is a tale of a world in between time, where children have played so long it’s almost become work, machines have worked so long they have begun to play, and all the clocks have stopped at the same time. This is how this land has remained, until 314 dapper-looking gentlemen rain down from the sky and set off in different directions to start the world again. Now Ayden, the only boy to still ask questions; Zoe, the robot girl all other machines hold dear; and the Dapper Man known only as “41″ must discover what happened that made time stop, understand what their true places are in this world, and learn what “tomorrow” really means.

Jim Henson’s The Storyteller

The much-loved, live-action/puppet combination TV show is now a graphic novel series! Archaia and The Jim Henson Company are proud to present ALL-NEW tales of fantastic wonder and extraordinary myth, as told from the tongue of The Storyteller and his loyal canine companion! Witness worded wonderment from a cavalcade of craft creators, including Roger Langridge (The Muppet Show comic, Thor the Mighty Avenger), Marjorie Liu (Black Widow), Ron Marz (Green LanternArtifacts), Jeff Parker (Thor,Thunderbolts), Francesco Francavilla (Detective Comics), Chris Eliopoulos (Franklin Richards) and Janet K. Lee (Return of the Dapper Men). Plus: a never-before-seen story adapted from a screenplay by The Storyteller’s original author, Academy Award® winner Anthony Minghella (The English Patient).

Gunnerkrigg Court: Orientation by Tom Siddell 

Gunnerkrigg Court is a series of books about Antimony Carver, a girl who attends school at gloomy Gunnerkrigg Court. The story is about the people she meets, the strange things that happen, and the things she causes to happen as she and her new friend, Kat, unravel the mysteries of the Court and deal with the everyday adventures of growing up at a school that has robots running around alongside body-snatching demons, forest gods, and the odd mythical creature.

Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock Vol. 1

Collects issues #1-3! Collects the spectacular first three issues of Archaia and The Jim Henson Company’s Fraggle Rock series, featuring work by a talented mix of newcomers and indie superstars! Includes all the activity pages contained in the single issues and, as a bonus, a special Skrumps story!

 

Cow Boy: A Boy and His Horse by Nate Cosby and Chris Eliopoulos

“Justice ain’t got no age.”

NATE COSBY (PigsJim Henson’s The Storyteller) and CHRIS ELIOPOULOS (Franklin RichardsMisery Loves Sherman) present COW BOY, the all-ages story of a young bounty hunter determined to send his entire outlaw family to jail. He travels the Old West on a horse that ain’t his, and won’t stop til every one’a his kin’s in the clink.

Also in this volume: Short stories by the likes of ROGER LANGRIDGE (The Muppet Show Comic), BRIAN CLEVINGER & SCOTT WEGENER (Atomic Robo), MIKE MAIHACK (Cleopatra in Space) & COLLEEN COOVER (Jim Henson’s The Storyteller).

Berona’s War: Field Guide by Jesse Labbe and Anthony Coffey

Cute and cuddly on the outside, but malevolent to the core, the Ele-Alta and Cropones will continue to battle even at the risk of extinction! After two races claim the same piece of land, words turn to rage, rage turns to battle and a battle turns to war. The island of Berona will claim countless lives and lay witness to the horrors that greed has to offer!

 

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