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Umbrella academy (2007), volume 1 Apocalypse suite

Way, Gerard. (Author).

Summary: Check out the New York Times best selling comics series before the new season of Umbrella Academy debuts July 31st 2020 on Netflix! 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). •'s #1 Graphic Novel of 2008! • A New York Times bestseller!

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  • ISBN: 9781621151142 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: electronic resource
    1 online resource
  • Edition: Collected.
  • Publisher: 2015.

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Electronic reproduction. New York : Dark Horse Books, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction
Comic and Graphic Books
Science Fiction
Genre: Electronic books.

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