Hellboy and his mentor Bruttenholm travel across England and confront the phantom hand of a murderer, a demonic water spirit, and some of the most horrible figures of British folklore–Rawhead Rex and Bloody-Bones. Back in the States, Hellboy rejoins the team from 1952 as a monster with possible ties to an earlier mission ravages a suburban community.
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.
Mike Mignola - Christopher Golden - Joe Golem: Occult Detective 1. - The Rat Catcher / The Sunken Dead
Forty years after disaster left Lower Manhattan submerged in thirty feet of water, the Drowning City has taken a turn for the weird and Joe Golem is there to investigate. A mysterious and terrifying creature has been snatching children and pulling them into the depths of the canals, and the those that drowned in the floods are coming back to the surface–alive.
Charles Soule - The Sureen
Enter the Sureen: an avatar of the Green worshippers who live to serve Swamp Thing. They offer to turn Alec human once more, but what will happen to his almost all-powerful body? He and his companion Capucine must travel to India to find the answers...and to get there, they’ll need help from Vandal Savage! Collects SWAMP THING #28-34, plus pages from AQUAMAN #31.
Charles Soule - The Killing Field
The battle for the soul of The Green reaches its epic conclusion. Alec Holland knew little of the politics involved in becoming the The Green's Avatar, but since his role has been challenged, he must take a crash course in the politics and power of The Green. The mantle of Avatar evolves over time, and when the Parliment decides an Avatar's time is at an end, a new one must be raised. If Alec fails the Seeder's challenge, the fate of mankind will be sealed and reclaimed by The Green under the control of The Seeder. This epic new chapter of SWAMP THING unfolds here! Collects issues #24-27 and SWAMP THING ANNUAL #2.
Mike Carey - Lucifer - Inferno
Lucifer Morningstar returns to Hell in this fifth collection of the acclaimed LUCIFER series, reprinting issues #29-35. Still weak, with most of his power locked in the feathers stolen by Susano-O-No-Mikoto, Lucifer must now face the challenge of single combat to the death with his brother, the angel of the Host Amenadiel. But as Mazikeen hunts for Susano and Lucifer plans his strategy, angels and devils alike are plotting for his defeat even before the challenge has begun!
Mike Carey - Lucifer - Mansions of the Silence
The strange crew of Lucifer Morningstar voyages on a ship made of dead men's nails in search of the soul of Elaine Belloc, the daughter of the Archangel Michael and the girl who gave her life to save Lucifer's.
Roman Dirge - Lenore - Purple Nurples
Everyone's favorite cute little dead girl is showcased in all her morbid glory in this new collection of the timeless comic strip from Roman Dirge. Return once against to the dark, surreal world of Lenore, the girl with a knack for unintentional mayhem and occasional wanton destruction in this fifth volume. Contains Lenore (Vol. 2) #4-7.
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?
Michael Alan Nelson - Fall of Cthulhu 5. - Apocalypse
Volume 5 of the epic horror story based on the universe of H.P. Lovecraft pitting some of his most famous creations against each other. The Apolcalypse is upon us! Since the beginning of the FALL OF CTHULHU storyline, readers have been anxiously awaiting the moment when all the tale's threads begin to tie together into the ultimate war between gods and men. As of now, they wait no longer. Let the Apolcalypse begin!
Dean Koontz - Fred Van Lente - Odd is on Our Side
When things get scary, it’s nice to know that Odd is on our side. The one and only Odd Thomas is back—in his second edgy and enthralling graphic-novel adventure from #1 New York Times bestselling suspense master Dean Koontz. It’s Halloween in Pico Mundo, California, and there’s a whiff of something wicked in the autumn air. While the town prepares for its annual festivities, young fry cook Odd Thomas can’t shake the feeling that make-believe goblins and ghouls aren’t the only things on the prowl. And he should know, since he can see what others cannot: the spirits of the restless dead. But even his frequent visitor, the specter of Elvis Presley, can’t seem to point Odd in the right direction. With the help of his gun-toting girlfriend, Stormy, Odd is out to uncover the terrible truth. Is something sinister afoot in the remote barn guarded by devilish masked men? Has All Hallows Eve mischief taken a malevolent turn? Or is the pleading ghost of a trick-or-treater a frightening omen of doom?
Chris Roberson - Repossessed
Told from a female zombie's perspective, I, ZOMBIE is a smart, witty detective series with a mix of urban fantasy and romantic dramedy. Gwendolyn "Gwen" Dylan is a 20-something gravedigger in an eco-friendly cemetery. Once a month she must eat a human brain to keep from losing her memories, but in the process she becomes consumed with the thoughts and personality of the dead person until she eats the next brain. She sets out to fulfill the dead person's last request, solve a crime, or right a wrong. Once upon a time, Gwen's biggest concerns were finding a brain to snack on and worrying whether her boyfriend would find out she was a zombie. Now, with undead secret agents and monster hunters teaming up to stop a mad scientist from bringing about the end of the world, and her friends stuck right in the middle of it, Gwen has bigger problems on her hands. But can a girl help save the world without losing everything in the world she loves?
Joe Hill - Gabriel Rodriguez - Locke & Key - Crown of Shadows
None of that changes in Crown of Shadows, the third installment of the franchise. Crown picks up shortly after the events of Head Games, with the Locke family still coming to terms with recent tragedies. But surprisingly enough, none of the Lockes are the real focus of issue #1. After an early scene where Nina continues her downward, drunken spiral, the issue shifts almost entirely to main villain Dodge. Dodge continues his quest to unite all the keys of Keyhouse, but he finds an unexpected thorn in his side in the form of the spirit of Sam Lesser.
Joe Hill - Gabriel Rodriguez - Locke & Key - Alpha & Omega
The Locke family's story began in 2007 in Welcome to Lovecraft, and after five years of tension and terror, there are only seven issues left to their story. The beginning of the end starts here. Dodge has the Omega key, and nothing can stop him from using it... "Locke and Key: Omega" 1 begins the final arc of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's superb family-centric, artifact-strewn horror saga. Collects 1-7
Mike Mignola - John Arcudi - Lobster Johnson 3. - Satan Smells a Rat
Hellboy's favorite gun-blazing vigilante takes justice to the skies aboard a Nazi-filled zeppelin and to the gritty alleyways of Chinatown against an army of monkeys.
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 - 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).
Mike Mignola - John Arcudi - B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth 4. - The Devil's Engine and The Long Death
Agent Johann, the ectoplasmic man, leads a special task force through the monster-filled Northwest woods in order to hunt down and kill the man he blames for leaving him a disembodied spirit. In the Southwest, Agent Devon and the psychic crust punk Fenix form an uneasy alliance in order to escape a horde of giant bat-faced monsters. Written by Mike Mignola and John Arcudi, and drawn by James Harren (Conan the Barbarian) and Tyler Crook (Petrograd), this arc continues the series Comics Alliance calls "one of the best books on the stands."