Guido Crepax - Valentina and the Magic Lantern - Headline Publishing Group

Time remaining

  • -- days
  • -- hours
  • -- minutes
  • -- seconds
Other Formats
  • E-Book £P.O.R.
    More information
    • ISBN:9780755398942
    • Publication date:11 Oct 2012

Valentina and the Magic Lantern

By Guido Crepax

  • Paperback
  • £14.99

An erotic graphic novel which tells a tale of love, mystery and the darker side of desire.

Created by the famous Italian graphic artist Guido Crepax, Valentina is one of the most iconic, sexy graphic novel heroines of all time. With her distinctive black bob and demure, reserved exterior, Valentina is the very essence of European sophistication. However, below the surface burns a passionate young woman eager to inhabit another world; a world where she can explore her dark attraction to that which most frightens her.

In VALENTINA AND THE MAGIC LANTERN, Crepax takes us deep into the heart of her most intensely erotic, fetishistic fantasies - a journey which will heat the blood and set the pulse racing as Valentina is drawn into a labyrinth of elaborate costumes and thrilling liaisons; where physical gratification comes in every shape and size, and absolutely anything goes.

Biographical Notes

Guido Crepax (1933-2003) was a Milanese architect who worked in advertising as a graphic artist. He is the creator of numerous graphic novel series including over 18 volumes starring his iconic character, Valentina, which have sold millions of copies and have been shown in over 100 exhibitions across the world. Crepax created over 3,000 pages of Valentina in all, published over 18 volumes and in 40 languages. Since Crepax`s death, Valentina has continued to live and flourish in books, merchandising and art.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780755398935
  • Publication date: 11 Oct 2012
  • Page count: 112
  • Imprint: Headline
'Crepax's stories are sensuous, erotic and cruel inwardly exploring surrealistic fantasy and psychological horror. Guido Crepax is a true innovator of the comic book medium' — Richard Corben, illustrator and comic book artist
'Crepax is a superlative story-teller; he knows that the image must be alive, grasped in a flash' — Roland Barthes
Headline

American Gods: My Ainsel

Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell, Scott Hampton
Contributors:
Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell, Scott Hampton
Headline

The Problem of Susan and Other Stories

Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell, Scott Hampton, Lovern Kindzierski, Paul Chadwick
Contributors:
Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell, Scott Hampton, Lovern Kindzierski, Paul Chadwick

From Sunday Times-bestselling author Neil Gaiman and Eisner Award-winning artist P. Craig Russell, Scott Hampton, and Paul Chadwick comes a fantasy graphic novel anthology of essential Gaiman stories.Two stories and two poems. All wonderous and imaginative about the tales we tell and experience. Where the incarnations of the months of the year sit around a campfire sharing stories, where an older college professor recounts a Narnian childhood, where the apocalypse unfolds, and where the importance of generational storytelling is seen through the Goldilocks fairytale. These four comics adaptations have something for everyone and are a must for Gaiman fans!For Hugo, Eisner, Newberry, Harvey, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy and Nebula award-winning author Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (The Sandman, The Giver), Scott Hampton (American Gods), and Paul Chadwick (Concrete) comes a graphic novel not to be missed!'It's virtually impossible to read more than ten words by Neil Gaiman and not wish he would tell you the rest of the story.' Guardian

Headline

Likely Stories

Neil Gaiman, Mark Buckingham
Contributors:
Neil Gaiman, Mark Buckingham

From Hugo, Eisner, Newbery, Harvey, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula award-winning author Neil Gaiman and Eisner award-winner Mark Buckingham (Fables) comes a striking graphic novel anthology of four essential fantasy stories.These dark and imaginative tales feature an odd and subtly linked world of bizarre venereal diseases, a creepy old woman who feasts on raw meat, a man obsessed with a skin model from a magazine, and a story within a story about ghosts. You wont want to miss this collection featuring comic adaptations of the short stories: Looking for the Girl, Foreign Parts, Closing Time, and Feeders and Eaters from the Sunday Times bestselling author, Neil Gaiman.

Headline

Serpentine

Laurell K. Hamilton
Authors:
Laurell K. Hamilton

Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, returns to face an ancient, Medusa-like curse in her twenty-sixth adventure. Fans of Charlaine Harris and Anne Rice will delight in this series by Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Laurell K. Hamilton. 'I've never read a writer with a more fertile imagination' Diana Gabaldon My name is Anita Blake and I've always overcome anything I've faced. But this time, there's a monster that even I don't know how to fight . . .A remote Florida island is the perfect destination for my fellow US marshal and best friend Edward's wedding. And for me, it's a welcome break as it's the first trip I've ever taken with just wereleopards Micah and Nathaniel for company. But it's not all fun, games and bachelor parties...In this tropical paradise, Micah has discovered a horrific new form of lycanthropy, one that has afflicted a single family for generations. Believed to be an ancient Greek curse, it turns human bodies into a mass of snakes.The last thing I need is more drama, but when women start disappearing from the hotel - and worse - my own friends and lovers become the prime suspects. A strange power is afoot, a force that's rendering those around me helpless in its thrall. I can't face this alone and am willing to accept help from even the deadliest places - help that I will most certainly regret. If I survive at all...

Headline

American Gods: Shadows

Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell, Scott Hampton
Contributors:
Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell, Scott Hampton

AMERICAN GODS by international bestseller, and creator of Sandman, Neil Gaiman is an award-winning epic novel, highly acclaimed major TV series starring Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane and Gillian Anderson and now, for the first time, adapted in stunning comic book form. This is the first of three bind-up editions. 'A must for any fan of American Gods or the work of Neil Gaiman... [sitting] alongside the TV series and the novel as another way to tackle and understand Gaiman's deep, rich narrative' StarburstShadow Moon gets out of jail only to discover his wife is dead. Defeated, broke and uncertain where to go from here, he meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday, who employs him to serve as his bodyguard - thrusting Shadow into a deadly world where ghosts of the past come back from the dead, and a god war is imminent.

Headline Eternal

Headmaster: Lessons From The Rack Book 2

Tara Sue Me
Authors:
Tara Sue Me
Headline Eternal

The Flirtation: Submissive 9

Tara Sue Me
Authors:
Tara Sue Me

Fans of E. L. James, Sylvia Day, Maya Banks and Beth Kery will be seduced by New York Times bestselling author Tara Sue Me's electrifying Submissive series.She's ready for a fresh start... Lynne has not wanted for anything since she began working as Nathaniel and Abby's nanny - until the night they invite her to a group BDSM meeting. The abrupt breakup she had with her last Dom made her turn her back on the lifestyle, but now she's ready to dive back in. When she starts chatting on online BDSM message boards, she's shocked to discover Simon, her former Dom, is a frequent poster - and even more shocked at herself when she creates a secret identity and strikes up a conversation. After messaging with a mysterious submissive online, Simon forms an immediate connection. Lynne and Simon's D/s relationship grows in intensity, but can their relationship survive after the truth is exposed, and Lynne's identity is laid bare?Before there was the fan fiction that became Fifty Shades of Grey, there was The Submissive... Indulge in the series that started it all: The Submissive, The Dominant, The Training, The Chalet, The Enticement, The Collar, The Exhibitionist, The Master, The Claiming, The Exposure and The Flirtation.

Headline Eternal

Master Professor: Lessons From The Rack Book 1

Tara Sue Me
Authors:
Tara Sue Me

Master Professor is the first book in the enticing Lessons From The Rack series from Tara Sue Me, the New York Times bestselling author of the electrifying Submissive series. For fans of E. L. James, Sylvia Day, Maya Banks and Beth Kery.Students are begging to be held after class... Andie Lincoln is madly in love with Terrence Knight - her childhood friend-turned-Hollywood's newest golden boy. But he's a Dominant and wants her trained as a submissive before he'll consider a relationship with her. He enrolls her at the RACK Academy with strict instructions for her teachers: do whatever you need to, but don't take her virginity.Fulton Matthews, the director of incoming students, is enthralled by Andie. Though he questioned her enrollment at first, watching her discover her submissive nature is hotter than his most intense fantasy. Under his control, her sexual awakening brings him to his knees.Yet they can only go so far. Andie belongs to another and he's bound by a contract that strictly forbids relationships between teacher and student. But when Terrence comes to collect his prize, Fulton discovers it's not easy to let her go...Before there was the fan fiction that became Fifty Shades of Grey, there was The Submissive... Indulge in the series that started it all: The Submissive, The Dominant, The Training, The Chalet, The Enticement, The Collar, The Exhibitionist, The Master, The Claiming, The Exposure and The Flirtation.

Headline

Forbidden Brides of the Faceless Slaves in the Secret House of the Night of Dread Desire

Neil Gaiman, Shane Oakley
Contributors:
Neil Gaiman, Shane Oakley

Forbidden Brides of the Faceless Slaves in the Secret House of the Night of Dread Desire, a satirical tale from the mind of Sunday Times bestselling writer Neil Gaiman, has been strikingly adapted for the first time by illustrator and comic book artist Shane Oakley. For fans of Alan Moore, Dave McKean and Sandman...SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT, A RAVEN CAWS, AN AUTHOR'S PEN SCRATCHES AND THUNDER CLAPS.The author wants to write serious non-fiction: stories about frail women in white nightgowns, mysterious bumps in the night and the undead rising to collect old debts. But he keeps getting interrupted by the everyday annoyances of talking ravens, duels to the death and his sinister butler.

Headline

Crimson Death

Laurell K. Hamilton
Authors:
Laurell K. Hamilton
Headline

Troll Bridge

Neil Gaiman, Colleen Doran
Contributors:
Neil Gaiman, Colleen Doran
Headline Eternal

The Exposure: Submissive 8

Tara Sue Me
Authors:
Tara Sue Me
Headline Eternal

The Claiming: A Submissive Novella 7.5

Tara Sue Me
Authors:
Tara Sue Me
Headline

How to Talk to Girls at Parties

Neil Gaiman, Fábio Moon, Gabriel Bá
Contributors:
Neil Gaiman, Fábio Moon, Gabriel Bá
Headline Eternal

The Master: Submissive 7

Tara Sue Me
Authors:
Tara Sue Me

Fans of E. L. James, Sylvia Day, Maya Banks and Beth Kery will be seduced by New York Times bestselling author Tara Sue Me's electrifying Submissive series. The Master is a delicious story that explores the thin line between pleasure and pain...She's ready to try again... Sasha Blake is scarred from a BDSM session gone wrong, but she can't deny how drawn she is to a strong Master. Determined to rejoin the Partners in Play community, she asks Abby and Nathaniel West to set her up with a Dom who will make her feel safe again as a sub. Cole Johnson knows how to push all of Sasha's buttons, but he's convinced she's not the submissive he needs. Still, the further they go into their play, the more Cole begins to wish he could make Sasha his all the time...When forbidden desires turn into scorching action, Sasha and Cole come face-to-face with their demons - and realize their deepening relationship might be too dangerous to last...Before there was the fan fiction that became Fifty Shades of Grey, there was The Submissive... Indulge in the series that started it all: The Submissive, The Dominant, The Training, The Chalet, The Enticement, The Collar, The Exhibitionist and The Master.

Headline Eternal

The Exhibitionist: Submissive 6

Tara Sue Me
Authors:
Tara Sue Me
Headline Eternal

The Affair

Beth Kery
Authors:
Beth Kery

The Affair is the perfect HOT SUMMER READ for fans of E. L. James, Sylvia Day, Jodi Ellen Malpas, J. Kenner and Maya Banks. From the New York Times bestselling author of Glimmer and the Because You Are Mine series, a dazzling romantic novel about a passionate affair.It began a fiery affair... Will it last a lifetime?Up until now, Emma Shore has lived a quiet life. Not for much longer. The sprawling mansion belonging to race-car billionaire Michael Montand is Emma's new place of employment. But it's so much more. Montand is dangerously handsome and disconcertingly elusive. And he's the man of her forbidden dreams. From the sparkling shores of Lake Michigan, to the sun-drenched French Riviera, and the playground of the rich and famous in Cannes, Montand's dizzying wealth unearths a world of decadence, deepest desires and addictive pleasure for Emma, as they embark on a passionate affair. But dark, shocking secrets and a lifetime of tragedy lurk beneath the shimmering surface. Can their love survive an earth-shattering revelation with the power to change everything?For more electrifying romance, don't miss the other titles captivating titles by Beth Kery, Glimmer, Glow, the One Night of Passion series, and her bestselling erotically charged series which began with Because You Are Mine.

Headline

Dead Ice

Laurell K. Hamilton
Authors:
Laurell K. Hamilton
Headline Eternal

The Enticement: Submissive 4

Tara Sue Me
Authors:
Tara Sue Me

In her enticing new Submissive novel, Tara Sue Me explores the passion that comes after the Happily-Ever-After... Fans of E. L. James, Sylvia Day, Maya Banks and Beth Kery will be fall in love with New York Times bestselling author Tara Sue Me's seductive Submissive series.Limits were made to be pushed. Abby West has everything she wanted: a family, a skyrocketing new career, and a sexy Dominant husband who fulfills her every need. Only as her life outside the bedroom becomes hectic, her Master's sexual requirements inside become more extreme. Abby doesn't understand Nathaniel's increased need for control, but she can't deny the delicious way her body reacts to his tantalizing demands... Between Abby's reluctance and Nathaniel's unyielding commands, the delicate balance of power between the Dominant and his submissive threatens to shift. And as the underlying tension and desire between them heats up, so does the struggle to keep everything they value from falling apart...Before there was the fan fiction that became Fifty Shades of Grey, there was The Submissive... Indulge in the series that started it all: The Submissive, The Dominant, The Training, The Chalet, The Enticement, The Collar, The Exhibitionist and The Master.

Headline

Jason (An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, novella)

Laurell K. Hamilton
Authors:
Laurell K. Hamilton

"Enjoying pain with your pleasure is something you either get, or you don't. If you get it, then you don't really need it explained, because you know how good it feels, and if you don't get it then no amount of talking is going to convince you it makes sense."But sometimes you have to explain the unexplainable, especially if the love of your life needs to understand, or she'll leave you. Jason Schuyler is one of Anita Blake's best friends and favorite werewolves, with benefits. J.J. is his lady love, an old flame from childhood who dances at one of the top ballet companies in New York. She's accomplished, beautiful, and she's crazy about him, too. Neither of them wants to be monogamous, so what could go wrong?J.J. is enthusiastically bisexual, with an emphasis on the female side of things. She plans to keep sleeping with women, because Jason can't meet that need, just like she can't meet Jason's need for rough sex and bondage. J.J. doesn't understand why Jason isn't content to go elsewhere for a need she can't fulfil, so Jason asks Anita to help him explain.Anita is having her own relationship growing pains with her only female lover ever, Jade. Jason suggests that J.J. might be able to help Anita with her girl problem, while she helps him with his kinky explanations. With some encouragement from a few other lovers in Anita's life she reluctantly agrees, and J. J. makes plans to fly into town for an experience that none of them will ever forget.An exclusive excerpt from the stunning Anita Blake adventure, DEAD ICE, is also included.