THE BIG BOOK OF HOAXES
THE BIG BOOK OF HOAXES is an entertaining encyclopedia of the most amazing deceptions, fables, and cons in the history of the world. Reporting on the unbelievable scams that have fooled people throughout time, this fascinating book documents the "true tales of the greatest lies ever told." From Orson Welles' War of the Worlds invasion to the actual sale of the Brooklyn Bridge to the woman who was impregnated by a six-foot rabbit, this black and white volume reveals just how gullible and manipulative man can be.
Written by acclaimed FABLES creator Bill Willingham. When a professional Vegas poker player collects vouchers for the souls of a roomful of people as a bar prank, he's just anted up for a game he never imagined. He thinks they're just worthless napkins, but envoys from Heaven and Hell think differently. Suddenly, Joey's caught in the middle of a tug-of-war between celestial powers...can he bluff his way out of it?
THE BIG BOOK OF THUGS
From the gangs of ancient India to the modern mafia, THE BIG BOOK OF THUGS offers a historical and insightful overview of the most notorious gangs and mobs since the beginning of time. Analyzing the infamous group dynamic, this enrossing book delves into the immoral actions and tainted motivations of these organized packs. But neither romanticizing nor condemning their actions, this black and white comic text is an accurate portrait of the toughest mobs ever to walk the mean streets and rule the back alleys.
BAD DOINGS AND BIG IDEAS: A BILL WILLINGHAM DELUXE EDITION
Don't miss this new hardcover collection of tales from FABLES writer Bill Willingham, including the miniseries PROPOSITION PLAYER, THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: THE THESSALIAD and THESSALY – WITCH FOR HIRE, plus THE DREAMING #55, MERV PUMPKINHEAD: AGENT OF D.R.E.A.M., THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT DREAMS BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK, plus Willingham's short stories from HOUSE OF MYSTERY and FLINCH!