The Umbrella Academy

The Umbrella Academy

Volume 2, Dallas

eBook - 2009
Average Rating:
Rate this:
** Now a live-action series on Netflix! **

The team is despondent following the near apocalypse created by one of their own and the death of their beloved mentor Pogo. So it's a great time for another catastrophic event to rouse the team into action. Trouble is--each member of the team is distracted by some very real problems of their own. The White Violin is bedridden due to an unfortunate blow to the head. Rumor has lost her voice--the source of her power. Spaceboy has eaten himself into a near-catatonic state, while Number Five dives into some shady dealings at the dog track and the Kraken starts looking at his littlest brother as the key to unraveling a mysterious series of massacres...all leading to a blood-drenched face-off with maniacal assassins, and a plot to kill JFK!

* Chosen as BookExpo America's 2009 Hot Graphic Novel for Libraries and Teens!

* The first volume of The Umbrella Academy has sold over 45,000 copies!

* "It's the X-Men for cool people."--Grant Morrison ( All-Star Superman )

* 2009 Eisner Award nominations ( The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite ):
Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá: Best Graphic Album
Gabriel Bá: Best Cover Artist, Best Penciller/Inker
James Jean: Best Cover Artist
Dave Stewart: Best Coloring

* A New York Times bestseller!
Publisher: [United States] : Dark Horse : Made available through hoopla, 2009.
ISBN: 9781621151159
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Bá, Gabriel
Stewart, Dave


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment
Mar 03, 2019

“Thin Mints! My favorite!”

ArapahoeTiegan Dec 12, 2018

At the end of volume 2, Gerard writes that he feels as if The Umbrella Academy gets a chance to start over, in part to how loose the outline for this story arc was compared to the first volume. I must agree with his assessment. As the reader, I felt like this volume is stronger than the first - the art is crisper, the characters' personalities are much more apparent, and the story is a bit more fun. With a release date for summer 2019 for volume three and a TV show adaptation coming in 2019, I am very much looking forward to where these characters go next and learning even more about them.

JessicaGma Jan 16, 2018

I had forgotten about part 2 after reading prt 1 some years ago, but the Umbrella Academy is quite brilliant as a premise. This wraps some bits up that were left hanging from the first half. I did like Number Five's incessant time loops - if this indeed becomes a netflix show, there's some excellent ideas that can be further explored here.

SCL_Justin Jul 24, 2017

Dallas is a time travel story about trying to kill President Kennedy. At one point the planet is destroyed. There are psychotic time-travelling hitmen and Number 5 is trying to stop a past version of himself.

I keep on digging the art in this book and Way’s approach to time travel (and the inaccuracy of such methods) was pretty sweet. This isn’t the kind of story you can just drop into, so make sure you read The Umbrella Academy Vol. 1: Apocalypse Suite to figure out who these characters are and why you should care first.

Jun 23, 2016

I liked this, although it was no where close to as good as the first one. Bá's art continues to be incredible, reminds me of his Casanova work with Fraction.

Oct 22, 2011

This is an excellent Umbrella Academy, showing us how the group us the after effects of the first volume, while exploring the relationships between the characters now that they are all adults. There is also a wonderful weaving of the JFK assassination into the story. Characters are well drawn, complex, interesting and both likeable and detestable at the same time.

kenobi19 May 19, 2011

Much better than I expected. Art and writing were both well done. Reminded me a bit of Hellboy/BPRD type books.

Jan 04, 2011

I am excited to getmy hands on this, although I am quite upset that the library does not have the first volume. So I'm going wayout of order in this series. I am a HUGE Gerard Way fan which brings me to read this comic book.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at LPL

To Top