Terrifying and forbidding, subversive and insightful, Clive Barker’s groundbreaking stories revolutionized the worlds of horrific and fantastical fiction and established Barker’s dominance over the otherworldly and the all-too-real. Here, as two businessmen encounter beautiful and seductive women and an earnest young woman researches a city slum, Barker maps the boundless vistas of the unfettered imagination — only to uncover a profound sense of terror and overwhelming dread.
Mike Mignola - John Arcudi - B.P.R.D. 16. - 1948
Atomic-bred monsters are killing civilians in the Utah desert, prompting Professor Bruttenholm, guardian of the child Hellboy, and Anders, the agent possessed by vampires, to investigate. All signs point to a mysterious glassy element discovered in the desert as the origin of these dangerous creatures entering our world.
Mike Mignola - John Arcudi - B.P.R.D. 15. - Being Human
Mike Mignola''s strangest heroes, in their earliest adventures! In terrifying tales of witchcraft and the undead, Abe Sapien, Roger, Liz Sherman, and Johann Kraus learn the ropes as agents of the Bureau For Paranormal Research and Defense! Abe reels with the guilt of surviving a mission that killed more experienced agents, Roger goes on his first adventure with Hellboy, Liz tells the story of how she killed her family, and Johann Kraus dies! Mignola and the regular B.P.R.D. team of John Arcudi and Guy Davis are joined by Scott Allie (Buffy Season 8), Karl Moline (Fray), and Ben Stenbeck (Witchfinder, Baltimore) for a standalone collection that serves as a perfect introduction to these bizarre heroes.
Mike Mignola - John Arcudi - B.P.R.D. 14. - King of Fear
A story that began in the first issue of Hellboy concludes with the B.P.R.D. team set to permanently wipe out the subterranean colony of frog monsters that have been a story-driving plague. With Memnan Saa dead, agents Liz and Abe take on the powerful King of Fear - who ultimately reveals that it is, in fact, the B.P.R.D. members themselves who will lead the world to apocalypse, not the supernatural monsters, demons, and colossal squidbots.
Mike Mignola - John Arcudi - B.P.R.D. 11. - The Black Goddess
With Liz gone and their most powerful enemies banding together for a final, catastrophic attack, Abe, Kate, and Johann must determine the price of their souls as they decide where their loyalties lie - and whether the life of a friend is more valuable than the fate of the world. B.P.R.D.: The Black Goddess collects the second arc of the Scorched Earth trilogy, pulling together threads from the beginning of the series, with a twist that will shake the worlds of B.P.R.D. agents and readers alike.
Ismeretlen szerző - The Joker - Death of the Family
After having his face sliced off one year ago, The Joker makes his horrifying return in this new epic that features Batman's entire network of partners in crimefighting, including Batgirl, Catwoman, Nightwing, Robin, the Teen Titans and more. While The Joker threatens the very existence of Gotham City, these heroes --and villains--must find a way to survive. Collects Detective Comics #16-17, Catwoman #13-14, Batgirl #14-16, Red Hood and the Outlaws #15-16, Teen Titans #15, Nightwing #15-16, Batman and Robin #15-17, Batman #13 & #17. Also collects the portions of the following issues: Detective Comics #15, Suicide Squad #14-15, Batgirl #13, Red Hood and the Outlaws #13-14, Teen Titans #14, #16, Nightwing #14 and Batman #13-14.
Scott Snyder - Batman (vol. 2) 7. - Endgame
For years, the Joker has regarded Batman with a sick, twisted love, thinking that one could never exist without the other. But that's all changed. Now the Clown Prince of Crime is done playing. He's going to kill Batman. And he's going to do it using those who Batman loves the most: the Justice League The Joker returns to Gotham City with a deadlier agenda than ever before, using every tool at his disposal to finally kill the Dark Knight. That includes turning Batman's allies against him in the bloodiest brawl that he's ever had to survive. BATMAN VOL. 7: ENDGAME is the biggest, boldest story that the #1 New York Times best-selling creative team of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo have told to date. With an ending you won't believe, this graphic novel is a classic in the making. Collects BATMAN #35-40.
Scott Snyder - Jeff Lemire - Swamp Thing (vol. 5) 3. - Rotworld: The Green Kingdom
The world has fallen to the Rot! Animal Man, a.k.a. Buddy Baker and Swamp Thing form an uneasy alliance as they find that after facing down the undead forces of Anton Arcane that the world has fallen deep into a decrepit future where the world is consumed into a withering land of decay. The two heroes travel the decimated planet, scrounging up misfit crimefighters, whose appearances and histories have been changed by this new hell-scape. In this volume, Swamp Thing finds unlikely allies in Deadman and Poison Ivy, as he ventures deep into Gotham to find the man who always has all the answers: Batman. But will the Caped Crusader be enough to break Rotworld? New York Times best-selling authors Scott Snyder (BATMAN) and Jeff Lemire (SWEET TOOTH) team-up to conclude a story that began when the New 52 first launched in SWAMP THING VOL. 3: ROTWORLD: THE GREEN KINGDOM. Collects SWAMP THING #12-18 and ANIMAL MAN #12, #17.
Mike Mignola - John Arcudi - B.P.R.D. 10. - The Warning
The B.P.R.D. team tracks down the mysterious gentleman who's been appearing in Liz's visions, but soon find themselves in over their heads when old enemies - from the frog creatures, to the Black Flame, to the last denizens of Hyperborea - descend to lay waste to the world.
Mike Mignola - John Arcudi - B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth 3. - Russia
A graveyard of mutated horror is uncovered deep inside a Russian mine. With Liz still missing and Abe Sapien lying on his deathbed, the newly international B.P.R.D. sends Kate and Johann to meet the Russian equivalent of the Bureau - which readers first saw in B.P.R.D.: 1946 - and face an exploding fungus monster at the Kremlin and a spreading contagion.
Mike Mignola - John Arcudi - B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth 2. - Gods and Monsters
Between tracking down the followers of a prescient teen pursued by crab-like, subterranean beasts, and dealing with a redneck priest who preaches by way of human mutilation to fanatical hillbillies, the B.P.R.D. certainly have their hands full. Can a fractured B.P.R.D. wage a winnable war or are they fighting a battle of attrition? Written by Mike Mignola and John Arcudi, and drawn by 2009 Eisner Award winner Guy Davis (The Marquis) and series newcomer Tyler Crook, B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: Gods and Monsters continues the series ComicsAlliance calls "one of the best books on the stands."
Michael Alan Nelson - Fall of Cthulhu 4. - Godwar
Volume 4 of the epic horror story based on the universe of H.P. Lovercraft pitts some of his most famous creations against each other. Mr. Arkham's plans are in motion and the followers of Cthulhu are poised to strike against the heretics of Nodens. But when their epic battle spills into the Dreamlands, Mr. Arkham's plans threaten to unravel. Will anyone survive the Godwar? Humanity hangs in the balance in this fourth volume of the critically acclaimed series!
Michael Alan Nelson - Fall of Cthulhu 3. - The Gray Man
Arkham's Sheriff Raymond Dirk hunts for a killer called the Gray Man! Teaming the mysterious young woman Lucifer, the Sheriff and his unlikely ally search for the elusive Gray Man, and find themselves the hunted rather than the hunters. Can they stop the Gray Man in time or will the Cthulhu cultists have their way? Will the final showdown between the Gray Man and Lucifer over the fate of mankind consume us all? And what horrible price has the Sheriff paid to tip the balance in our favor? Humanity hangs in the balance in this third volume of the critically acclaimed ongoing series! Collecting issues 11-14.
Michael Alan Nelson - Fall of Cthulhu 2. - The Gathering
A war is brewing as the Dreamlands is in upheaval and Mister Arkham plots his strategy on Earth. With only mankind standing in the way of a godwar, players and pawns move into place, choose new allegiances, and struggle with their role in Mister Arkham's plans for universal domination. Who will survive? Secrets are revealed as the next chapter in the war of Lovecraftian gods continues! Collecting issues 6-10 of the critically acclaimed ongoing series!
Neil Gaiman - Steven T. Seagle - Jamie Delano - Garth Ennis - Constantine
In the City of Angels. Hell has always simmered just below the surface. At the shadowy border between this world and the next, John Constantine works to keep the demonic forces at bay. In the course of investigating a woman's apparent suicide, however, he discovers that something new is coming up from the inferno - something that will destroy the delicate balance between Heaven and Hell and plunge the Earth into catastrophic, other-wordly war. But can Constantine save a world which terminal cancer is about to take away from him - especially when he knows his own soul is already condemned to eternal damnation?
Peter Milligan - Hellblazer - Scab
John Constantine is an unconcerned, somewhat amoral occultist with a British working-class background. He's a hero, of sorts, who manages to come out on top through a combination of luck, trickery, and genuine magical skill. In this latest volume in the graphic novel series, Peter Milligan (BATMAN, HUMAN TARGET, X-Statix), one of Vertigo's most popular and prolific scribes writes the adventures of Constantine for the first time. John digs his fingers deep into his bumpy past and discovers that old wounds and new loves are both best left untouched. 12 years ago in Liverpool, there was a bloody dockers' strike. Things fell apart when a union leader caved-in to the bosses. Today, John Constantine has a new girlfriend and an extraordinary, horrible new skin complaint: A weeping, dark, knobby scab covers part of his body. And it's growing. What's the bizarre link between this skin fungus and a largely forgotten chapter of British Trade Union history?
Caitlin Kittredge - Forest of the Night
Following a night of sex, drugs and witchcraft in the woods, Eve Coffin wakes up naked, covered in blood and unable to remember how she got there. One friend is missing, one is in a mental ward-and one knows that Eve is responsible. Years later, Eve returns to Coffin Hill, only to discover the darkness that she unleashed ten years ago in the woods was never contained. It continues to seep through the town, cursing the soul of this sleepy Massachusetts hollow, spilling secrets and enacting its revenge. Set against the haunted backdrop of New England, COFFIN HILL explores what people will do for power and retribution. Noted novelist Caitlin Kittredge, author of the Black London series, brings a smart, mesmerizing style to comics. Artist Inaki Miranda (FABLES) brings his dynamic storytelling to COFFIN HILL, following an acclaimed run on FAIREST. Collects COFFIN HILL #1-7
Garth Ennis - Hellblazer - Son of Man
A new trade paperback collecting HELLBLAZER 129-133, written by PREACHER co-creator Garth Ennis with art by WAR STORY's John Higgins. John Constantine's pulled a lot of shady stunts over the years, but perhaps none as bad as the time he "resurrected" organized crime boss Harry Cooper's 5-year-old son, Ronnie. Now, 15 years later, he's got to deal with the ungodly consequences of his actions as the now-adult Ronnie prepares to bring an unprecedented evil into the world.
Garth Ennis - Hellblazer - Bloodlines
Collecting two pivotal storylines and a one-shot from acclaimed writer Garth Ennis. Reprinting HELLBLAZER 49 (featuring a very special Constantine Christmas), 52-55 ("Royal Blood," which pits Constantine against the demon Calibraxis), and 59-61 ("Guys and Dolls," which sets the stage for the final showdown between Constantine and the First of the Fallen).
Andy Diggle - Hellblazer - Joyride
In this volume collecting HELLBLAZER #230-237 by fan-favorite writer Andy Diggle, Constantine discovers that there is a supernatural cause for the violence, crime and drug abuse of South London's Hunger Hill housing estate, and he must bring this cycle of misery and violence to an end...at any cost.