A bizarre occurrence brings Spider-Man and Wolverine together for the weirdest team-up in super-hero history As the two struggle to get to the bottom of this mystery, their lives literally unravel. Why are both heroes too concerned with their own lives to work together? Strap yourself in, True Believer; it’s all part of the ride you get when you buy a ticket for the team-up for people who hate team-ups Plus: Johnny Storm realizes that despite his new flame powers and fame on the horizon, he still doesn’t have a high-school diploma. And where does the young New Yorker enroll? Why, none other than a certain Queens high school that also counts one Peter Parker – Spider-Man – as a student. And what’s up between Johnny and sweet Liz Allen? Watch the sparks fly.
Kurt Busiek - Superman: Secret Identity
Set in the real world, SECRET IDENTITY examines the life of a young Kansas man with the unfortunate name of Clark Kent.All Clark wants is to be a writer, but his daily life is filled with the taunts and jibes of his peers, comparing him to that other Clark Kent — the one with super-powers. Until one day when Clark awakens to discover that he can fly...that he does in fact have super-strength! But where did these powers come from? And what's he going to do about it?
Daniel Way - Wolverine Origins - Deadpool
Marvel's two deadliest fighters go head-to-head in a battle to the finish! Two men, both products of the Weapon X program, both highly trained killers. One claims to be the best he is at what he does, though what he does isn't very nice - but the other is the Merc with a Mouth, and he might just have something to say about that claim! It's Deadpool vs. Wolverine, no quarter asked or given! But when both men can regenerate virtually any wound in a matter of moments, just how does either man expect to finish off his foe? And whoever wins will have to face down Daken, Wolverine's murderous son, who has a healing factor and aptitude for killing to match them both! Collecting Wolverine: Origins #21-27.
Daniel Way - Wolverine Origins - Born in Blood
Picking up where House of M and Wolverine: Origins and Endings left off! Armed with the one thing that could kill him, as well as key clues to his very existence, Logan embarks on the first leg of a long and bloody quest for vengeance against those who once enslaved him. No longer feeling the need to play it quiet, Logan's first strike elicits a Condition Critical response from the U.S. government. With no other choice, they drop their bomb - and you won't believe who it is! When Logan hits D.C., someone's going to be waiting for him. Collects Wolverine: Origins #1-5.
Daniel Way - Wolverine Origins - Savior
Completely shattered by recent revelations, Logan must now ask himself some hard - almost impossible - questions, such as whether he can continue on his quest... or if he even should. Though he now remembers who he was, the more pressing question becomes who - and what - is he now? Answering these questions will take the help of one of Logan's closest friends and one of his deadliest enemies: Omega Red! Collects Wolverine: Origins #6-10.
Todd McFarlane - Spawn Origins 1.
This oversized, hardbound volume reprints the first 12 previously released, sold-out issues of Spawn -- each and every issue in its entirety. That includes -- for the first time ever -- issue 10 written by Dave Sim, with a special foreword to issue 10 by Dave Sim himself. Also collected in this volume is the seldom reprinted issue 9, penned by Neil Gaiman. Other exclusive bonus content includes a black/white and color cover gallery, behind-the-scenes art including all the bonus material from the 6-issue TPB volumes and a special wraparound cover painted by master Spawn artist, Greg Capullo. Join Spawn where it all began. Featuring the stories and artwork that laid the groundwork for the most successful independent comic book ever published, Spawn Origins, Book 1 includes the introduction not only of Spawn, but also a number of other memorable and menacing characters that helped create the Spawn legacy. Collects issues #1-12.
Mike Mignola - Brian Augustyn - Batman - Gotham by Gaslight
Presenting a new edition of the title collecting the adventures of the Victorian era Batman. This volume includes the breakthrough Elseworlds epics GOTHAM BY GASLIGHT and MASTER OF THE FUTURE, which pit the Dark Knight against Jack the Ripper and a death-dealer from the skies over Gotham. This title features artwork by Mike Mignola (HELLBOY) and P. Craig Russell (THE SANDMAN).
Frank Miller - Bill Sienkiewicz - Elektra: Assassin
Elektra Natchios, usually referred to only by her first name Elektra, is a fictional character in publications from Marvel Comics. She is a kunoichi - female ninja assassin - of Greek descent. She wields a pair of bladed sai as her trademark weapon. She is a love interest of the superhero Daredevil, but her violent nature and mercenary lifestyle divide the two. She is one of Frank Miller's best-loved creations, and subsequent writers' use of her is controversial as Marvel had originally promised to not resurrect the character without Miller's permission. She has also appeared as a supporting character of the X-Men's Wolverine. According to Marvel Comics, Elektra is the world's most lethal woman and one of Marvel's most cold-blooded characters. She has killed more men than just about any other Marvel character while remaining one of the most popular heroines in the Marvel Universe.
J. Michael Straczynski - Superman: Earth One 1.
Forget everything you know about The Man of Steel and brace yourself for a staggering new take on the world's most popular Super Hero. Best-selling, Hugo Award-winning writer J. Michael Straczynski (BRAVE AND THE BOLD, Thor, Babylon 5) and red-hot rising star artist Shane Davis (GREEN LANTERN, SUPERMAN/BATMAN) team up for this exciting launch of the EARTH ONE graphic novel series. Set in an all-new continuity re-imagining DC's top heroes, EARTH ONE is a new wave of original, stand-alone graphic novels produced by the top writers and artists in the industry. The groundbreaking new line rockets into effect right here with the Super Hero who started it all – Superman! What would happen if the origin of The Man of Tomorrow were introduced today for the very first time? Return to Smallville and experience the journey of Earth's favorite adopted son as he grows from boy to Superman like you've never seen before!
Warren Ellis - Moon Knight - From the Dead
Marc Spector is Moon Knight! Or is he? It's hard to tell these days, especially when New York's wildest vigilante protects the street with two-fisted justice and three - that's right, count 'em - three different personalities! But even with the mystical force of Egyptian moongod Khonshu fueling his crusade, how does the night's greatest detective save a city that's as twisted as he is? The road to victory is going to hurt. A lot. Be here as Moon Knight punches ghosts(!), investigates a sleep experiment that's driving its patients insane, travels to the mushroom graveyard planet(!!), and takes on twenty mob enforcers to save an abductee...alone. Marvel's most mind-bending adventure begins now as Moon Knight sleuths his way to the rotten core of New York's most bizarre mysteries! COLLECTING: MOON KNIGHT 1-6
Jonathan Lethem - Karl Rusnak - Omega the Unknown
The story of a mute, reluctant super hero from another planet, and the earthly teenager with whom he shares a strange destiny - and the legion of robots and nanoviruses that have been sent from afar to hunt the two of them down! Created in 1975 by Steve Gerber and Mary Skrenes, the original Omega the Unknown lasted only ten issues, but was a legend to those who recall it - an ahead-of-its-time tale of an anti-hero, inflected with brilliant ambiguity. One of Omega's teenage fans was award-winning novelist Jonathan Lethem, who has used the original as a springboard for a superbly strange, funny, and moving graphic novel in ten chapters.
Grant Morrison - Animal Man
This edition collects the bizarre adventures of Animal Man, a second-rate super hero struggling with real-life issues and moral dilemmas. Buddy Baker is a caring husband, devoted father, animal activist and super-powered being. But as he attempts to live up to all of his roles, he soon finds that there are no black and white situations in life. With a strong focus on storytelling, these thought-provoking and innovative tales make the reader question the actions of Animal Man as well as their own behavior in similar situations.
John Layman - Greg Pak - House of M - Fantastic Four / Iron Man
The Fantastic Four as you never could have imagined them! The trusted advisor at Magneto's right hand is almost certainly the second most powerful man in the world. But the question is... will second-best be enough for Victor Von Doom? Plus: Tony Stark is the smartest, most successful Sapien on the planet - the best and brightest of a dying species. Does it bother him that the House of M uses the technology produced by Tony's multi-billion-dollar company to keep Sapiens down? That must be the reason he keeps his most powerful creation a secret - a familiar-looking suit of armor! Collects House of M: Fantastic Four 1-3, and House of M: Iron Man 1-3.
Brian Michael Bendis - Ultimate Spider-Man (vol. 1) 1. - Power and Responsibility
An outsider even amongst his own peers, high school student Peter Parker is a young man at the crossroads of destiny. Orphaned as a youth and raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May, Peter finds himself the target of a constant barrage of pranks perpetrated by school jock "Flash" Thompson and his burly bud, nicknamed "Kong". But when fate intercedes and Peter finds himself the recipient of strange and amazing powers, how long can our hero ignore the painful prodding? And when industrialist Norman Osborn takes a deadly "interest" in this development, will Peter be able to avoid a violent case of "corporate downsizing"? When backed into a corner, will our hero learn that with great power there must comegreat responsibility?
Jeph Loeb - Spider-Man: Blue
"It's about remembering someone so important to me I was going to spend the rest of my life with her." What Peter Parker didn't know was that meant Gwen Stacy would only get to spend the rest of her life with him. This is the story of how they fell in love. Or more appropriately, how they almost didn't fall in love. Welcome to Spider-Man's life. Bad before good. It's kind of amazing. So to get the girl of his dreams, he'll have to run the gauntlet of the Green Goblin, the Rhino, two Vultures and a mysterious man in the shadows controlling it all. Join the Eisner Award-winning team of Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale (Superman for All Seasons, Batman: The Long Halloween, DAREDEVIL: YELLOW, HULK: GRAY) in the story about Peter Parker's first love, Gwen Stacy. Highlighted by the introduction of Mary Jane Watson, it is a critical moment in Spider-Man's life when everything was just coming together - only to fall apart.
J. Michael Straczynski - The Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 2) - Coming Home
Alone. Throughout his life, Peter Parker has often felt alone. When he first discovered his spider-like abilities after being bitten by a radioactive spider, he kept them secret. His attempts to exploit then for profit resulted in his Uncle Ben's murder. Later, his attempts at maintaining the secret from his love, Gwen Stacy, resulted her death. I seemed as though no one understood the difficult balance between mortal and hero. Until now, that is. A mysterious figure appears suddenly, exhibiting similar powers to Peter. He can stick to walls and jump from building to building, just like the wall-crawler. Who is this mystery man? Who are the people he represents? And what is the ancient evil that has arrived in America in search of Peter? This ground-breaking tale was written by famed comics and television scribe J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5, Rising Stars) and illustrated by the knock-out art team of John Romita Jr. and Scott Hanna.
Reginald Hudlin - Marvel Knights: Spider-Man 4. - Wild Blue Yonder
Collecting Marvel Knights Spider-Man #13-18. He's got an incredible new pad (you won't believe where), a new job, and -- although he doesn't know it -- a new nemesis who's everything that Peter isn't. But first, Spider-Man's got to deal with a more pressing problem -- a shape-shifting super-villain who's developed a nasty habit... and will do anything to feed it. And wait -- who's that hitting on Mary Jane!?
J. Michael Straczynski - Thor 3.
Has Thor turned his back on Asgard? Has Asgard turned it's back on Thor?! After a series of monumental and cataclysmic events, the God of Thunder' life has changed completley! What unexpected way do his true friends figure out to help him? And what could possibly be the next step in the devious Loki's sinister scheme and machinations? Then in Thor: Giant Size Finale, treacherous plans for the Asgardians in thier new home of Latveria... and does the scheming Dr. Doom have an agenda of Doom's own? Collecting THOR #601-603 and THOR: GIANT SIZE FINALE.
Mark Millar - Wolverine: Old Man Logan
MARK MILLAR and STEVE MCNIVEN--who last teamed for the monumental CIVIL WAR--bring us the most important WOLVERINE story of the 21st century. Nobody knows what happened on the night the heroes fell. All we know is that they disappeared and evil triumphed and the bad guys have been calling the shots ever since. What happened to Wolverine is the biggest mystery of all. For 50 years, no one has heard hide nor hair from him...and in his place stands anold man called Logan. A man concerned only about his family. A man pushed to the brink by the HULK GANG. A man forced tohelp an old friend--the blind archer, HAWKEYE--drive three thousand miles to secure his family's safety. Get ready for the ride of your life, Logan. COLLECTING: Wolverine #66-72, Wolverine Giant-Size Old Man Logan
J. Michael Straczynski - Thor 1.
Not a clone! Not a robot! Not an imaginary story! The God of Thunder is officially BACK! You've waited for it, you've demanded it...and we say thee YEA! The Odinson comes roaring back to life in this highly anticipated saga by red-hot superstars J. Michael Straczynski (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and Olivier Copiel (HOUSE OF M)! But how does a god return from Raganarok? And what place will he find himself in a world torn by CIVIL WAR? Collecting THOR #1-6.
J. Michael Straczynski - Thor 2.
With the mighty God of Thunder and Asgard to full glory, Thor is back in action - with a vengeance. But, as the Asgardians returned to this life and Thor returned to Midgard, so came the ills that have plagued the gods and man for millennia. Now, for the first time since their rebirth, Thor and his fellow hero-gods must venture forth from the Shining City to confront the growing evils that amass on their horizon - and within their walls. Collects Thor #7-601