The Umbrella Academy by Gerard Way & Gabriel Bá
Dallas

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The team is despondent following the near apocalypse created by one of their own and the death of their beloved mentor Pogo. So it's a great time for another catastrophic event to rouse the team into action. Trouble is-each member of the team is distracted by some very real problems of their own. The White Violin is bedridden due to an unfortunate blow to the head. Rumor has lost her voice-the source of her power. Spaceboy has eaten himself into a near-catatonic state, while Number Five dives into some shady dealings at the dog track and the Kraken starts looking at his littlest brother as the key to unraveling a mysterious series of massacres…all leading to a blood-drenched face-off with maniacal assassins, and a plot to kill JFK! • Chosen as BookExpo America's 2009 Hot Graphic Novel for Libraries and Teens! • The first volume of The Umbrella Academy has sold over 45,000 copies! • "It's the X-Men for cool people."-Grant Morrison (All-Star Superman) • 2009 Eisner Award nominations (The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite): Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá: Best Graphic Album Gabriel Bá: Best Cover Artist, Best Penciller/Inker James Jean: Best Cover Artist Dave Stewart: Best Coloring • A New York Times bestseller!
 

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Bram Stoker (1847-1912) grew up listening to his mother's tales of blood-drinking fairies and vampires rising from their graves. He later managed the Lyceum Theatre in London and worked as a civil servant and a newspaper editor and reporter. " Dracula, " his best-known work, was published in 1897.
 
Published September 29, 2009 by Dark Horse Books. 184 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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The second installment in this Eisner-winning series, Dallas is even more surreal and darkly quirky than its predecessor. The Umbrella Academy is a group of supe

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Mar 12 2009 | Read Full Review of The Umbrella Academy: Dallas

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"Umbrella Academy: Dallas" has Gabriel Ba and Dave Stewart's visuals, and that's enough to make it worth buying anyway, but Gerard Way is doing some pretty cool things with his little (yet expansive!) comic book world, and if his imagination continues to kick off its shackles, I think this may en...

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by Benjamin Birdie, .

Jan 02 2009 | Read Full Review of The Umbrella Academy: Dallas

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"The Umbrella Academy: Dallas" #1 (which as the inside cover points out, is for all intents and purposes "The Umbrella Academy" #7) is another great reminder of just how much fun the first mini-series was, and how this new one promises to be more of the same.

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Deadline is reporting that Dodgeball director Rowson Thurber is writing the adaptation of The Umbrella Academy for Universal Pictures.

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