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Buddha, Volume 7: Prince Ajatasattu by Osamu Tezuka

By Osamu Tezuka

Osamu Tezuka’s vaunted storytelling genius, consummate ability at visible expression, and hot humanity blossom absolutely in his eight-volume epic of Siddhartha’s lifestyles and occasions. Tezuka evidences his profound snatch of the topic by means of contextualizing the Buddha’s rules; the emphasis is on circulation, motion, emotion, and clash because the prince Siddhartha runs clear of domestic, travels throughout India, and questions Hindu practices equivalent to ascetic self-mutilation and caste oppression. instead of suggest resignation and impassivity, Tezuka’s Buddha predicates enlightenment upon spotting the interconnectedness of existence, having compassion for the pain, and ordering one’s existence sensibly. Philosophical segments are threaded into interpersonal events with ground-breaking visible dynamism by way of an artist who makes definite by no means to lose his readers’ attention.Tezuka himself used to be a humanist instead of a Buddhist, and his magnum opus isn't an test at propaganda. Hermann Hesse’s novel or Bertolucci’s movie is similar during this regard; actually, Tezuka’s method is a bit of irreverent in that it contains whatever that Western commentators frequently eschew, specifically, humor.

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The League of Regrettable Superheroes: Half-Baked Heroes by Jon Morris

By Jon Morris

You recognize approximately Batman, Superman, and Spiderman, yet have you ever heard of Doll guy, healthcare professional Hormone, or Spider Queen? within the League of Regrettable Superheroes, you’ll meet 100 of the strangest superheroes ever to work out print, entire with backstories, classic artwork, and colourful remark. So arrange your self for such not-ready-for-prime-time heroes as Bee guy (Batman, yet with bees), the Clown (circus-themed crimebuster), the attention (a enormous, floating eyeball; simply settle for it), and lots of different oddballs and oddities. Drawing at the complete historical past of the medium, The League of Regrettable Superheroes will attract die-hard comics lovers, informal comics readers, and somebody who enjoys peering into the stranger corners of dad culture.

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Connecting Comics to Curriculum: Strategies for Grades 6-12 by Karen W. Gavigan

By Karen W. Gavigan

Connecting Comics to Curriculum: innovations for Grades 6–12 offers an advent to picture novels and the learn that helps their use in faculties. The e-book examines top curriculum practices for utilizing photograph novels with scholars in grades 6–12, displaying lecturers and faculty librarians how they could interact to include those fabrics around the secondary curriculum.

Designed to be a necessary consultant to harnessing the ability of image novels in faculties, the booklet covers each point of picture novel use in libraries and school rooms. It illuminates the factors for choosing titles, explores assortment improvement ideas, and indicates image novel tie-ins for matters taught in secondary colleges. one of many first books to supply in-depth lesson plans for educating numerous heart and highschool criteria with image novels, the consultant deals feedback for differentiating guide and contains source lists of suggested titles and websites.

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Buddha, Volume 1: Kapilavastu by Osamu Tezuka

By Osamu Tezuka

Osamu Tezuka’s vaunted storytelling genius, consummate ability at visible expression, and hot humanity blossom totally in his eight-volume epic of Siddhartha’s existence and instances. Tezuka evidences his profound snatch of the topic via contextualizing the Buddha’s rules; the emphasis is on flow, motion, emotion, and clash because the prince Siddhartha runs clear of domestic, travels throughout India, and questions Hindu practices corresponding to ascetic self-mutilation and caste oppression. instead of suggest resignation and impassivity, Tezuka’s Buddha predicates enlightenment upon spotting the interconnectedness of lifestyles, having compassion for the ache, and ordering one’s existence sensibly. Philosophical segments are threaded into interpersonal events with ground-breaking visible dynamism via an artist who makes definite by no means to lose his readers’ attention.Tezuka himself was once a humanist instead of a Buddhist, and his magnum opus isn't an try at propaganda. Hermann Hesse’s novel or Bertolucci’s movie is similar during this regard; actually, Tezuka’s process is just a little irreverent in that it contains whatever that Western commentators frequently eschew, specifically, humor.

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Lucky Luke, tome 16 : En remontant le Mississippi by Goscinny, Morris

By Goscinny, Morris

L'homme qui tire plus vite que son ombre Avec pour seul compagnon son cheval Jolly Jumper, "l'homme qui tire plus vite que son ombre" fait régner l'ordre et los angeles justice dans un Far-West de fantaisie mille fois plus vrai que le vrai. Poursuivant les terribles frères Dalton ou croisant l. a. direction de divers personnages historiques, fortunate Luke nous fait découvrir dans los angeles bonne humeur les dessous de l. a. conquête de l'Ouest.

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