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Joey Spiotto - book author

Joey Spiotto is the author of books: Alien Next Door, Grumpy Unicorn: Why Me?, Firefly: Back from the Black, Storytime: A Little Art Book, Grumpy Unicorn Hits the Road (Grumpy Unicorn Graphic Novel), Attack! Boss! Cheat Code!: A Gamer's Alphabet

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See a new, caring side to the legendary science fiction monster as he tends to Jonesy the cat, endeavours to keep his house cleaner than the Nostromo, and searches for his place on a cold, new, alien world: Earth. From facehuggers to feather dusters, discover how the perfect killing machine relaxes after a day of scaring space marines.
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A hilarious new comic collection featuring the world's grumpiest unicorn!
Not all unicorns are rainbows and sunshine. Meet one unicorn that isn't a sparkly, magical creature. In fact, he's downright grouchy.

Learn all about Grumpy Unicorn's least-favorite things like seasons (all of them), holidays (every single one), traveling (anywhere), and so much more! From party planning to looking tough, this grumpy guy will make you smile with all his frowning.
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Ever wondered how the crew of Serenity would fare if they landed back on Earth-That-Was? Would we see etiquette classes by Inara? Remedial math lessons from Jayne? Could River make it as a psychic poker champ? And what kind of carnage could Saffron cause with a charity kissing booth?
Find out in this cute cartoon collection from Joey Spiotto.
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"Storytime" and "Storytime 2" opened at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles to great reviews. Storytime brings over 125 images together into one book for the first time. Turning some of our favorite Movies, Music, TV Shows and Video Games into artwork inspired by the books from our childhood.
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Grumpy Unicorn returns in his first graphic novel! He's out in the world and ready to straight up not have a good time in this hilarious collection of comic stories.
Grumpy Unicorn is bored. Really bored. And what's a Unicorn to do when the town he lives in has nothing fun to do? Hit the road in search of adventure, of course!

In this laugh-out-loud original story, everyone's favorite magical grouch sets off to find something or someone that doesn't totally annoy him. And sort of succeeds. With new characters like Sassy the Sasquatch, Jack the Jackelope, and some out-of-this-world friends, this hilarious journey is a must-have for fans of Grumpy Unicorn: Why Me?
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Bone up on your gaming knowledge with this gently ironic yet thoroughly informative guide to video game terminology, presented as a picture book for all ages. "Attack! Boss! Cheat Code! A Gamer's ABC "is an indispensable guide, a lively look at the language of video games that might actually bridge the gap between game-obsessed kids and their often-perplexed parents.
If you can decipher the following sentence, you don't need this book:
"This open beta game is in third-person but first-person is unlockable if you know the cheat code or install your own mod, but either way, for the best attack on the boss on this level, try to grab that power-up!"
Almost any 9-year old could translate for you but if you don't have access to one, try this book instead.
Video games are the dominant form of pop culture today, a $75 billion industry worldwide, and an inescapable part of modern living. Don't be left out! A quick perusal of "Attack! Boss! Cheat Code!" is all you need to get in the game. Brilliantly colorful illustrations by video game artist Joey Spiotto vividly embody the terminology of video games, bringing the world of video games to life. Lucid definitions make terms clear and understandable, even for non-players.
Presented as an alphabet, "Attack! Boss! Cheat Code! "is also an entertaining visual history and glossary of gaming, providing a solid understanding of terms that have made their way into everyday language, from to "mod" to "RPG."