Walmart.com has a graphic novel section, with many superhero titles, but also media adaptations and some kids comics. Many publishers have attempted to enter the world of Walmart, and some have been accepted only to be rejected when someone actually reads them and see they are filled with sex and drugs and maybe some violence.
But as of now, you can buy Powr Mastrs 4 on the Walmart website for a mere $14.23, with free shipping.
This is the fourth volume of a fantasy epic by Fort Thunder alum C.F. (Christopher Forgues). The first three collections were published by the late, lamented PictureBox. but the fourth and concluding volume is coming out from Fantagraphics in February. It’s sometimes abstract, always powerfully imaginative and totally original.
Here’s some art from previous volumes.
Proving that Walmart is hipper than you thought. A few other books you can buy on Walmart.com:
The Complete Crumb Comics 6: “On the Crest of a Wave” Guessin’ no one looked inside that last one!
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.