Kick-Ass writer Mark Millar, Watchmen legend Dave Gibbons, and superstar director Matt hew Vaughn team up to reinvent the spy genre for the 21st century in one of the most brilliant new comics of recent years. A British secret agent feels guilty about never spending time with his deadbeat sister and takes his wayward nephew under his wing aft er he’s arrested in the London riots. The boy is heading straight for a jail cell until his uncle steps in and tries to give him a new life, training him up to be a gentleman spy. Gone are the garish street clothes and chunky jewelry, replaced with a Savile Row suit and bulletproof umbrella as he travels the globe to uncover a plot that links the kidnapping of the world’s most famous sci-fi actors with a plot to eradicate 90% of the human race.
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Harvey Pekar - Joseph Remnant - Harvey Pekar's Cleveland
A lifelong Cleveland resident, Harvey Pekar (1939-2010) pioneered autobiographical comics, mining the mundane for magic since 1976 in his ongoing American Splendor series. Harvey Pekar''s Cleveland is sadly one of his last, but happily one of his most definitive graphic novels. It combines classic American Splendor-ous autobiographical anecdotes with key moments and characters in the city''s history as relayed to us by Our Man and meticulously researched and rendered by artist Joseph Remnant. With an introduction by Alan Moore to boot! Published by ZIP Comics and Top Shelf Productions.
Chris Roberson - Six Feet Under and Rising
In this collection of issues #13-17, Spot tumbles into a cemetery sinkhole full of hungry creatures, Gwen's monster hunter boyfriend might uncover her big secret, and The Dead Presidents arrive, intent on taking names in a city infested with skeeball fanatics, mad scientists and shambling zombies!
Michael Uslan - Peter Snejbjerg - Batman - Detective No. 27
26 Detectives have preceded him - now Bruce Wayne must become BATMAN: DETECTIVE NO. 27. In the streets of Gotham City, a boy is orphaned, his parents slain by an unknown assailant. Devoting himself and his inherited fortune to bettering his body and mind, he swears to become a force for justice, aided only by his faithful manservant Alfred. A familiar story? Perhaps, but this time the year of the crime is 1929, and young Bruce Wayne is about to become the latest inductee of a secret society of crimefighters - one in which the members are known only by their number. Twenty-six detectives have preceded him - a roster that includes legendary lawman Allan Pinkerton, former U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt and other well-known heroes - so clearly Bruce must become...Detective No. 27! BATMAN:DETECTIVE No.27 is a stunning original Elseworlds hardcover graphic novel that blends dynamic action, meticulous period research and moody art. Written by movie producer Michael Uslan (Batman, Batman Returns) and beautifully realized through the intricate artwork of Peter Snejbjerg (STARMAN), DETECTIVE No. 27 is a classic adventure story that spans the decades, as Abraham Lincoln's assassination sets in motion a chain of events that shapes the destiny of Bruce Wayne, Alfred, Selina Kyle, and an array of real and fictional 20th-century characters. BATMAN: DETECTIVE No. 27 revels in the history of the Dark Knight, pulp magazines and America itself, telling a thrilling story of a world readers will surely want to visit time and again!
Leigh Dragoon - Richelle Mead - Frostbite – A Graphic Novel
The drama and romance continue in this 144-page full-color graphic novel adaptation of the second Vampire Academy novel, Frostbite, which was over- seen by Richelle Mead and features beautiful art by acclaimed British illustrator Emma Vieceli.
Neil Druckmann - Faith Erin Hicks - The Last of Us - American Dreams
Naughty Dog creative director Neil Druckmann and rising comics star Faith Erin Hicks team up for the comics-exclusive first chapter of the wildly anticipated new game, The Last of Us! Nineteen years ago, a parasitic fungal outbreak killed the majority of the world's population, forcing survivors into a handful of quarantine zones. Thirteen-year-old Ellie has grown up in this violent, post pandemic world, and her disrespect for the military authority running her boarding school earns her new enemies, a new friend in fellow rebel Riley, and her first trip into the outside world, where she is confronted with a dangerous insurgent group - and with the monstrous victims of infection!
Chris Claremont - Peter Milligan - Decimation: X-Men - The Day After
It was the worst day in X-Men history. Now it's the day after. The House of M is over, but the effects will be felt for the rest of their lives. How do the X-Men pick up the pieces in a world that has completely changed? Plus: Something's amiss at the House of Xavier! A sneak attack forces the X-Men to re-evaluate just who their friends are, and to align themselves with former enemies! Collects Decimation: House of M - The Day After and X-Men #177-181.
Martin Stiff - The Absence
1946. As a small village on the coastal edge of Southern England struggles to recover from the tragic losses of war, it is suddenly rocked by the return of a man long presumed – and hoped – dead. In a place where everybody is hiding a guilty past, what terrible secrets does this hideously disfigured exile bring back with him? And what exactly happened to him during his absence?
Jacques Lob - Snowpiercer 1. - The Escape
In a harsh, uncompromisingly cold future where Earth has succumbed to treacherously low temperatures, the last remaining members of humanity travel on a train while the outside world remains encased in ice. The surviving community are not without a social hierarchy; those that travel at the front of the train live in relative luxury whilst those unfortunate enough to be at the rear remain clustered like cattle in claustrophobic darkness. Yet, things are about to change aboard the train as passengers become disgruntled...
Roman Dirge - Lenore - Wedgies
Wedgies is the second collection of the popular Lenore comic book series. Written and Illustrated by Roman Dirge, Wedgies follows the adventures od a cute little dead girl. Lenore tackles bunny impersonations, tea parties from the dark side, an encounter with the "toof hairy" and tons of bad stuff that might give you cooties. This volume collects issues 5-8 of the Lenore series and also contains a brand new, never before seen, color Lenore story.
Roman Dirge - Lenore - Noogies
A collection of the first four issues of the popular Lenore comic book series. Lenore: Noogies is a romp into the dark, surreal world of a little dead girl. Featuring stories about limbless cannibals, clock monsters, cursed vampire dolls, taxidermied friends and obssesed would be lover and more fuzzy animal mutilations than should be legal. Lenore is one of the funniest, darkest comic books on the marketplace today.
Roman Dirge - Lenore - Cooties
Part humor, part pathos, Lenore is a combination of cuteness and creepiness that we're sure you'll find appealing. Lenore tackles everyday life with a perverted innocence that makes you want to give her a big hug - then stand back to make sure that you still have everything attached.
Robert Kirkman - The Walking Dead 15. - We Find Ourselves
The Walking Dead Volume 15: We Find Ourselves contains issues 85-90. This volume happens as Alexandria Safe-Zone has composed from the zombie attack, Carl Grimes recuperates from his injury, and Nicholas tries to take over the Safe-Zone.
Robert Kirkman - The Walking Dead 16. - A Larger World
The world we knew is gone. The world of commerce and frivolous necessity has been replaced by a world of survival and responsibility. An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months society has crumbled: no government, no grocery stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV. In a world ruled by the dead, the survivors are forced to finally start living. Rick discovers that there are communities of survivors nearby, and begins to explore a larger world. Reprinting issues #91-96 of the Eisner Award-winning series, The Walking Dead.
Robert Kirkman - The Walking Dead 13. - Too Far Gone
The Walking Dead Volume 13: Too Far Gone contains issues 73-78. This volume takes place as the Alexandria Safe-Zone is falling apart, and Rick is making the place "safer", by killing bad humans, including Pete Anderson, an Alexandrian survivor.
Alan Moore - Batman: The Killing Joke
According to the grinning engine of madness and mayhem known as The Joker, that's all that separates the sane from the psychotic. Freed once again from the confines of Arkham Asylum, he's out to prove his deranged point. And he's going to use Gotham's top cop, Commissioner Jim Gordon, and his brilliant and beautiful daughter Barbara to do it. Now Batman must race to stop his archnemesis before his reign of terror claims two of the Dark Knight's closest friends. Can he finally put an end to the cycle of bloodlust and lunacy that links thes two iconic foes before it leads to a fatal conclusion? And as the horrifying origin of the Clown Prince of Crime is finally revealed, will the thin line that separates Batman's nobility and The Joker's insanity snap once and for all?
Richard Castle - Cullen Bunn - Unholy Storm
The best-selling graphic novel saga, based on the world of ABC's hit primetime series, conti nues! Derrick Storm is back. And he has a new, deadly case to solve. When the daughters of four high-powered international businessmen are discovered dead in NY, the NYPD scrambles to bring the murderer to justice. But when a fifth girl is found mutilated in a pool of her own blood, her presti gious French family hires Derrick Storm to run his own investigati on and fi nd the real killer. Storm has only one lead - a strange symbol drawn in blood. Storm enlists the help of the beautiful and daring Clara Strike, his CIA handler. Together they uncover a deep web of deception under the guise of mysticism and devotion. And in a race against time, this most unlikely pair unlock a mystery capable of creating global catastrophe!
Robert Kirkman - The Walking Dead 1. - Days Gone Bye
An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months, society has crumbled: There is no government, no grocery stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV. Rick Grimes finds himself one of the few survivors in this terrifying future. A couple months ago he was a small town cop who had never fired a shot and only ever saw one dead body. Separated from his family, he must now sort through all the death and confusion to try and find his wife and son. In a world ruled by the dead, we are forced to finally begin living.
Robert Kirkman - The Walking Dead 2. - Miles Behind Us
The Walking Dead Volume 2: Miles Behind Us is the second volume of The Walking Dead and contains issues 7-12. This volume picks up after the events of Volume 1: Days Gone Bye. After the death of Amy, Jim, and Shane, Rick Grimes and the rest of the survivors leave Atlanta and travel across many miles of hostile territory. The group picks up new members such as Tyreese, Chris, and Julie, and loses old ones as they attempt to survive the brutal winter. The group find shelter at Hershel's Farm, though events quickly take a turn for the worse after it is discovered that Hershel has been keeping the barn full of walkers in the hopes of someone finding a cure for the epidemic. An attempt to open the barn results in the walkers breaking loose...
Robert Kirkman - The Walking Dead 4. - The Heart's Desire
The Walking Dead Volume 4: The Heart's Desire includes issues 19-24. The group manages to quell Dexter's rebellion and begin to further secure The Prison. At the same time, a katana-wielding woman named Michonne arrives at the prison seeking refuge. Her arrival quickly causes discomfort among the survivors. Her attempt to start a relationship with Tyreese leads to the first major schism within the group, and Rick is sidelined as leader as the others start to fear for his sanity. The volume ends with one simple proclamation that will forever change the survivors thinking of their own humanity.