Umbrella Academy Volume 1, The: Apocalypse Suite

Description

** Now a live-action series 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). - Amazon.com's #1 Graphic Novel of 2008! - A New York Times bestseller!

Details

Author(s)
Gerard Way
Format
Paperback | 184 pages
Dimensions
168 x 259 x 10.16mm | 374g
Publication date
22 Jul 2008
Publisher
Dark Horse Comics,U.S.
Publication City/Country
Milwaukie, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
1 Illustrations, unspecified
ISBN10
1593079788
ISBN13
9781593079789
Bestsellers rank
40