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As Allied forces fight the enemy on Europe's war-torn beaches, another battle begins in a child's bedroom in Brooklyn when the nightmarish Boogeyman snatches a boy and takes him to the realm of The Dark. The child's playthings, led by the toy soldier known as the Colonel, band together to stage a daring rescue. On their perilous mission they will confront the boy's bitter and forgotten toys, as well as betrayal in their own ranks. The Stuff of Legend is a haunting and ultimately redemptive tale of loyalty, camaraderie, and perseverance.

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The Stuff of Legend #1 (Volume 1 The Dark Book 1)

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Diamond Order JUN09843
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The year is 1944. Thousands of miles away, an allied force advances along a war-torn beach in a strange land, outnumbered and far from home. But here in a child's bedroom in Brooklyn, our heroes, a small group of toys loyal to their human master fights an unseen war to save him from every child's worst nightmare: The Boogeyman

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The Stuff of Legend #2 (Volume 1 The Dark Book 2)

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Th3rd World Studios Store

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As World War II rages in the real world, an unseen battle for a young boy's soul takes place in a shadowy realm known as The Dark. Kidnapped by The Boogeyman, a group of loyal toys continues their quest to rescue their master. But uncertain of where to turn to next, and hunted by The Boogeyman's forces, the group seeks shelter in the township of Hopscotch. Will the kind people there provide clues to the location of the boy or is there a sinister game afoot? 

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The Stuff of Legend: Volume 2, The Jungle #1 (of 4)

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Diamond Order MAY101115
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Following the liberation of the board game town of Hopscotch, a brave band of toys continues the quest to rescue their human master from the nightmare realm of the Dark. With the Boogeyman's army fast approaching for battle, Max the teddy bear and his friends discover one of the Dark's oldest secrets, and a new threat that could destroy them all.

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The Stuff of Legend: Volume 2, The Jungle #2 (of 4)

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Diamond Order JUL101119
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Trapped inside the ruins of a mysterious structure, Max, Jester, Percy, and the rest fight for their lives against the overpowering might of the Boogeyman's army, but could there be something roaming The Dark is that is even more dangerous?

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The Stuff of Legend: Volume 2, The Jungle #3 (of 4)

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Deep inside The Dark is a territory known as The Jungle. Max, Percy, Jester and the rest enter this new kingdom in search of the missing boy, but will they be welcomed with open arms or sharp teeth? And what will their hosts do when they learn one of our heroes darkest secrets?

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The Stuff of Legend: Volume 2, The Jungle #4 (of 4)

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Diamond Order NOV101016

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The traitor revealed! Following last issue's revelations, the bond that connects our band of toys is now shattered. Will the innocent among them continue on their daring quest to save the missing boy? Or will the Boogeyman seize this opportunity and destroy our heroes once and for all? Don't miss the stunning conclusion of The Jungle!

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The Stuff of Legend: Volume 3, A Jester's Tale #1 (of 4)

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UPC Code 64924192618400111

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Continuing the saga of the New York Times bestselling Graphic Novel! Following the shocking revelations of The Stuff of Legend Volume 2: The Jungle, Jester embarks on a solo quest that will take him to the farthest corners of the Dark. High seas adventure awaits in The Stuff of Legend: A Jester's Tale #1!

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The Stuff of Legend: Volume 3, A Jester's Tale #2 (of 4)

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Diamond Order JUN111242
UPC Code 64924192618400211

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When Jester's quest to track down his missing love takes him to uncharted regions of the Dark, he discovers a warrior nation of discarded dolls led by the fiery, enigmatic Rebecca. Will these new toys aid Jester on his journey, or prove to be his biggest challenge yet? And what is the secret from Jester's past that now stalks the Dark? All of these answers and more await you the next chapter in the New York Times Bestselling series: The Stuff of Legend!

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The Stuff of Legend: Volume 3, A Jester's Tale #3(of 4)

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UPC Code 64924192618400311

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Together with his new allies, Jester heads into the heart of enemy territory to rescue his true love, the kidnapped Princess. His journey has been filled with peril thus far, but nothing can prepare Jester for what awaits him next. All roads lead to the Indian Lands in the next exciting chapter of The Stuff of Legend!

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The Stuff of Legend: Volume 3, A Jester's Tale #4(of 4)

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The stunning conclusion! He's fought his way to the very edge of the nightmare realm, but nothing could have prepared Jester for the ultimate challenge that awaits him next. The battle rages off the page as Jester finally confronts his Dark past! Th3rd World Studios is proud to present a major turning point in the continuing saga of The New York Times-bestselling graphic novel, The Stuff of Legend.

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Free Comic Book Day 2009

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Our very first Free Comic Book day offering gives readers the first 20+ pages of The Stuff of Legend for free as well as a sampling of some future and current Th3rd World Studios projects.

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Free Comic Book Day 2010

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Don't be left in "The Dark" this year, as Th3rd World Studios presents not only a recap of the toys' first adventure from The Stuff of Legend Volume I, The Dark, but also a first look at Volume 2, The Jungle coming in June. Also, get your first look at Th3rd World's adaptation of Cassandra Clare's New York Times best-selling novel, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, a young adult fantasy series in which a young teen girl discovers a shadowy world filled with demon-hunting warriors.

 

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The Stuff of Legend: Book 1: The Dark (Trade Paperback)

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ISBN 0345521005

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The year is 1944. As Allied forces fight the enemy on Europe’s war-torn beaches, another battle begins in a child’s bedroom in Brooklyn. When the nightmarish Boogeyman snatches a boy and takes him to the realm of the Dark, the child’s playthings, led by the toy soldier known as the Colonel, band together to stage a daring rescue. On their perilous mission they will confront the boy’s bitter and forgotten toys, as well as betrayal in their own ranks. Can they save the boy from the forces of evil, or will they all perish in the process? The Stuff of Legend is a haunting and ultimately redemptive tale of loyalty, camaraderie, and perseverance.

This edition includes a brand-new story featuring the Colonel’s war journal, maps, sketches, and other original material! 

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The Stuff of Legend: Book 2: The Jungle (Trade Paperback)

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Unsuccessful in their quest thus far, the band of heroic toys travel farther behind enemy lines in search of their human master. There they uncover the true history of the mysterious closet realm known as the Dark in the bombed out husk of a ruined Zoo. Battle weary and vastly outnumbered by the armies of the cunning Boogeyman, Maxwell the teddy bear and Percy the piggy bank lead their troops into the savage wilds of the Jungle in search of sanctuary. Loyalties will be tested and horrible secrets exposed in The Stuff of Legend Book 2: The Jungle.

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The Stuff of Legend: Book 3: A Jester's Tale (Trade Paperback)

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Continuing the saga of the New York Times Bestselling Graphic Novel! Following the shocking revelations of The Stuff of Legend Volume 2: The Jungle, Jester embarks on a solo quest that will take him to the farthest corners of the Dark. High seas adventure awaits in The Stuff of Legend: A Jester''s Tale #1!

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Creative Teams

Writer(s)

Mike Raicht
Brian Smith

Penciler(s)

Charles Paul Wilson III

Colorist(s)

Michael DeVito
Jon Conkling

Editor(s)

Michael DeVito
Jon Conkling

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Comic Series News
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Saw & Pacific Rim Writers to Adapt Disney's Stuff of Legend

POSTED 10/10/13

Th3rd World is excited to announce the new writers for Disney's film adaptation of The Stuff of Lege... »more
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Free Comc Book Day Preview at CBR

POSTED 4/24/13

Comic Book Resources has been kind enough to run a preview of our 2013 Free Comic Book Day flip cov... »more
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Disney Makes Pitch Deal For 'Stuff Of Legend'

POSTED 6/11/12

Disney has just made a pre-emptive pitch deal for Stuff Of Legend, with Pete Candeland attached to d... »more
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Awesome review of the French language edition of The Stuff of Legend

POSTED 12/15/11

"C’est au sein de leur collection Soleil US Comics que les éditions Soleil publient le p... »more
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The Stuff of Legend Reviews have started rolling in

POSTED 8/12/11

The Weekly Crisis "The Stuff of Legend is one of the most consistently good series I have eve... »more
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