(W) Brian Azzarello (A) Eduardo Risso (CA) Dave Johnson
The Eisner Award-winning series that redefined crime comics is collected in omnibus format for the first time!
If you were given a gun and 100 untraceable bullets, would you seek vengeance? That?s the offer Agent Graves presents ordinary citizens, giving them an opportunity to exact revenge on those who wronged them, along with full immunity for their actions?even murder.
The team of writer Brian Azzarello and artist Eduardo Risso weave a web of intrigue, crime, conspiracy, and deception as Agent Graves manipulates his ?clients? including Dizzy Cordova, who is given the chance to avenge her family?s murders, and a downtrodden bartender receiving the opportunity to exact revenge against the woman who ruined his life.
Collects 100 Bullets #1-58 and a tale from Vertigo: Winter?s Edge #3.
(W) Brian Azzarello (A) Eduardo Risso (CA) Dave Johnson
In these stories from 100 BULLETS #59-80, the Houses of the Trust are looking for the right angle in their impending war, while the Minutemen choose sides and make their own battle plans. Then, following Lono's ascension to warlord for the Houses of the Trust, players on both sides ready themselves for the endgame of their private war.
(W) Brian Azzarello (A) Eduardo Risso (CA) Dave Johnson
In this final trade paperback collecting issues #81-100, more members of The Trust fall, and one family head reaches out to a semi-retired Minuteman for help. And learn the last dark truths as secrets are revealed about what really caused this war.
ABSOLUTE BATMAN: YEAR ONE presents one of DC Comics' most lauded tales in two hardcover volumes contained by a slipcase. The first volume will reprint the recolored version of the story from previous collected editions, remastered with new, high-resolution scans of the original coloring by David Mazzucchelli and Richmond Lewis. The second volume will reprint the original 1987 version of the story as it ran in BATMAN #404-407, reproduced from scans made by Mazzucchelli and Lewis from the printed comic book pages, presented on stock that simulates the look and feel of the original comics. This volume will include Miller's complete scripts and Mazzucchelli's complete pencil layouts for all four chapters! Together, the two volumes will include more than 60 pages of bonus material, including everything seen in the existing hardcover and trade paperback collections.
(W) Geoff Johns (A) Jim Lee & Various (CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams
For the first time, Geoff Johns and Jim Lee's stellar run on JUSTICE LEAGUE from the dawn of DC: THE NEW 52 is collected in DC's Absolute Edition format! First, Batman discovers an evil that requires him to unite Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Aquaman, The Flash and Cyborg for the first time as the Justice League! Then, find out who has joined the team after its origin! And why does Green Arrow want to join their ranks so badly? Plus, someone is out to get the Justice League, and he is determined to show the world how mortal these godlike beings really are!
(W) Neil Gaiman (A/CA) J. H. Williams
Neil Gaiman's legendary series is back in DC's Absolute Edition format! From the birth of a galaxy to the moment that Morpheus is captured, THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE features cameo appearances by fan-favorite characters such as the Corinthian, Merv Pumpkinhead and, of course, the Dream King's siblings: Death, Desire, Despair, Delirium, Destruction and Destiny. This volume collects THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #1-6 in its entirety together with a special presentation of the whole story's original, uncolored art by J.H. Williams III, plus bonus material and a new cover by Williams! MATURE READERS
Collecting the best-selling run of SUPERMAN/BATMAN written by Jeph Loeb, with art by Ed McGuinness, Michael Turner and Pat Lee! The iconic Super Heroes unite when Lex Luthor, now president of the United States, accuses Superman of a crime against humanity, and assembles a top-secret team of powerhouse heroes to bring Superman in-dead or alive. And in the second story, prepare for the arrival of Supergirl! Batman has discovered something strange on the bottom of Gotham Bay, which leads him to a mysterious and powerful teenaged girl bent on destroying Gotham City! Collecting SUPERMAN/BATMAN #1-13.
(W) Brian Azzarello (A) Cliff Chiang & Various (CA) Cliff Chiang
Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang's acclaimed run on WONDER WOMAN concludes in this Absolute edition collecting WONDER WOMAN #19-35 and #23.2! First, the world is shocked when Zeus' deadly First Born is freed from his slumber. Now, with her family in ruins and her friends scattered, Diana must turn to Orion and the New Gods of New Genesis to save herself and Zola's baby from her half-brother's wrath! Then, Wonder Woman's life is changed when she is called on to take the place of War. But there's no time to consider the fallout of this new role as her family prepares for an assault on Olympus!
(W/A) Dan Jurgens & Various (CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams
The celebration of 1,000 issues of ACTION COMICS continues with a new Deluxe Edition of the amazing comic that won raves when it hit comics shops in April! This hardcover includes all the stories from that issue, plus the tale by writer Paul Levitz and artist Neal Adams that appeared in the ACTION COMICS: 80 YEARS OF SUPERMAN hardcover, as well as all the variant covers (open to buy and retailer exclusives), design sketches by Jim Lee for Superman's new look, scripts for the stories, the original art from the lost story featuring art by Curt Swan and more! Plus: a complete reprint of the stories that started it all-the Superman stories from ACTION COMICS #1 and 2 from 1938!
(CA) Jim Lee
Join us for the 80th anniversary celebration of the most important comic book in American history: ACTION COMICS #1, featuring the first appearance of Superman! It's an extraordinary party as we revisit stories from across the decades, featuring the debuts of not just the Man of Tomorrow, but also Supergirl, Brainiac, the Fortress of Solitude and more! See the work of generations of top writers and artists on the original superhero! Enjoy sparkling essays from literary wizards who have won Pulitzer Prizes and hit the bestseller lists, including Jules Feiffer, who relives his memories of when ACTION COMICS #1 first hit newsstands. Plus, a historical essay by guest editor Paul Levitz. And as a bonus, don't miss a previously unpublished 1940s Superman tale believed to be written by Jerry Siegel with art by the Joe Shuster studio, salvaged fifty years ago and hidden away until now! This new hardcover serves as a companion to the ACTION COMICS #1000 comic book coming in March!
The 1980s Superman stories by celebrated writer and artist George P?rez are collected in a new hardcover volume! These tales include a face-off with Brainiac, a team-up with O.M.A.C., the start of Superman's New 52 adventures, and much more. Collects DC Comics Presents #61, Action Comics #643-652 and Annual #2, and Superman #1-6 (2011 series).
The talked-about hit Batman story by modern master Frank Miller (BATMAN: YEAR ONE, THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS) and artists extraordinaire Jim Lee & Scott Williams (BATMAN, SUPERMAN) is now available in softcover format! Lee and Miller join forces to tell a new version of Dick Grayson's origin in a high-octane tale that unfolds with guest appearances by Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Black Canary and more! This volume collects issues #1-9 of the explosive series! Plus a Jim Lee sketchbook and a variant cover gallery.
John Romita, Danny Miki
Scott Snyder, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of BATMAN returns to the Dark Knight in ALL-STAR BATMAN! Batman finds himself trying to help his old friend Harvey Dent, a.k.a. the villainous Two-Face! The Dark Knight accompanies his sometime friend on a cross-country trip to fix his scarred face and end the Two-Face identity forever. But when the former Gotham City D.A. sets a plan into motion to free himself, what deadly secrets from the past will bubble to the surface? Collects issues #1-5.
In these tales from ALL STAR BATMAN #6-9, the Dark Knight faces some of his greatest foes to trace the origin of a blight that's sweeping the planet, confronting Mr. Freeze, Poison Ivy and the Mad Hatter along the way!
(W) Scott Snyder & Various (A) Rafael Albuquerque, Sebastian Fiumara (CA) Rafael Albuquerque
When the Dark Knight is taken down by a new enemy whose attacks he cannot counter, Batman uncovers a plot spanning generations...whose mastermind might be one of his closest allies! But who is the First Ally? And as painful secrets from the past are revealed, Batman must face down a nemesis unlike any he's seen before-or risk the horrific consequences of the Genesis Engine falling into the wrong hands! Collects issues #10-14!
(W) Scott Snyder (A) John Romita & Various (CA) John Romita, Danny Miki
Scott Snyder, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of BATMAN, returns to the Dark Knight in ALL-STAR BATMAN! Batman finds himself trying to help his old friend Harvey Dent, a.k.a. the villainous Two-Face! The Dark Knight accompanies his sometime friend on a cross-country trip to fix his scarred face and end the Two-Face identity forever. But when the former Gotham City D.A. sets a plan into motion to free himself, what deadly secrets from the past will bubble to the surface? Collects issues #1-5.
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Curt Swan, Murphy Anderson
The 1973 tabloid reprinting the origin of the Man of Steel is back in a new hardcover edition!This classic collection also includes the story of Lex Luthor?s sinister visit to the theme park called Superman Land, Superboy stories, plus features like a map of Krypton, ?How to Draw Superman,? ?Superman Family Portrait,? and more!Includes a giant map of Krypton, plus stories from Action Comics #210, Superman #170, Superman Annual #2 and #6, and more!
Art and cover by This first volume of the critically acclaimed series collects issues #1-5 and follows two stories: one written by Scott Snyder and one written by Stephen King, both with art by superstar Rafael Albuquerque. Snyder's tale follows Pearl, a young woman living in 1920s Los Angeles, who is brutally turned into a vampire and sets out on a path of righteous revenge against the European monsters who tortured and abused her. And in King's story set in the days of America's Wild West, readers learn the origin of Skinner Sweet, the original American vampire - a stronger, faster creature than any vampire ever seen before.
In this title collecting issues #6-11 of the hit series, it's Las Vegas circa 1935, and Skinner Sweet and our gal Pearl must learn the hard way that the bloodsuckers in Hollywood were nothing compared to the ones in Sin City.
Collecting AMERICAN VAMPIRE #12-18 and SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST #1-5! Pearl's husband Henry joins a clandestine group on a secret mission to Japan to hunt a new breed of bloodsucker, while Skinner Sweet has plans of his own! And in Europe, Felicia Book and Cash McCogan go behind enemy lines in Romania in search of a rumored vampire cure.
(W) Scott Snyder & Various (A) Rafael Albuquerque & Various (CA) Rafael Albuquerque
You are cordially invited to a party - to die for! These lost tales starring new characters and old favorites from AMERICAN VAMPIRE: THE LONG ROAD TO HELL #1, starring Travis Kidd - the vampire hunter who likes to 'bite them back' - plus the AMERICAN VAMPIRE ANTHOLOGY #1.
(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Rafael Albuquerque
The first collection of AMERICAN VAMPIRE SECOND CYCLE features issues #1-5 of the new series! When we meet Pearl again, it is in 1960s Kansas, an era fraught with fear of nuclear war, angry demonstrations and vast social change. But what has changed in the years since the V.M.S. attack? And where is Skinner Sweet?
(W) John Ridley (A) Georges Jeanty & Various (CA) Georges Jeanty, Karl Story
Academy Award-winning author John Ridley (12 Years a Slave, Three Kings) presents an alternate U.S. history with the Civil Defense Corps, a team of superheroes, and their handlers, the FDAA (Federal Disaster Assistance Administration). The FDAA stages showdowns between 'superheroes' and 'super-villains,' but in reality they are little more than superpowered actors that front for the public. What will these manufactured superheroes do when real danger arrives at the door? Collects THE AMERICAN WAY #1-8 in a new anniversary edition that includes bonus material! MATURE READERS
(W) John Ridley (A) Georges Jeanty & Various (CA) Georges Jeanty
It's been a decade since the Civil Defense Corps was exposed as a fraud created by the U.S. Government for propaganda purposes. While most of the heroes who survived the catastrophe have retired or disappeared, the New American still carries on, trying to keep communities safe amid the social turmoil of the 1970s. Some of the American's former colleagues are on opposite sides of the law: Amber Waves joined a group of domestic terrorists, while Missy, a.k.a. Ole Miss, has thrown her hat into the political ring. As the ground shifts beneath his feet and new threats arise, which side will the American choose? Collects THE AMERICAN WAY #1-6.
(W/A/CA) Amy Reeder
Amy Winston?better known as Princess Amethyst?returns to her magical kingdom to celebrate her 16th birthday in style. The only problem? Her kingdom is missing, her subjects have vanished, and none in the realm of Gemworld?not even her best friend, Lady Turquoise?remain loyal to her house! Alone and dejected, Amy is forced to confront dark secrets and explore the farthest reaches of Gemworld in order to find clues. Follow Amethyst?s mystical tour through astonishing crystalized kingdoms and encounter extraordinary creatures as she solves the mystery of her ransacked realm. Collects Amethyst #1-6.
Following the devastating earthquake that rocked Gotham City, Anarky becomes one of thousands of refugees streaming out of the ruined city. On the hunt to find his missing parents, Anarky must confront the possibility that his biological father is none other than the Joker! Collects ANARKY #1-8.
THE ANNOTATED SANDMAN VOL. 2 collects issues #21-39 of Neil Gaiman's THE SANDMAN, with annotations by Leslie Klinger (The Annotated Sherlock Holmes, The Annotated Dracula) to all the historical and literary references contained in the series. This edition includes the now legendary SEASON OF MISTS storyline, as well as A GAME OF YOU.
(W) Leslie S. Klinger, Neil Gaiman (A) Marc Hempel & Various (CA) Dave McKean
In this final ANNOTATED SANDMAN volume, Leslie Klinger provides historical insights into THE SANDMAN #57-75, plus a story from VERTIGO JAM #1, appendices and more.
(W) Kate Karyus Quinn, Demitra Lunetta (A) Maca Gil
Piper P?jaro and Sloane MacBrute are two 13-year-old girls with very different lives but very similar secrets. Popular, outgoing Piper is strong-like, ripping-the-doors-off-cars strong. She longs to be a superhero, even if she tends to leave massive messes in her wake. Sloane, on the other hand, is snarky and super-smart. Like, evil-genius smart. To help her family, she has to put those smarts to use for her villainous grandfather. When a mission to steal an experimental technological device brings the two girls face to face with each other, the device sparks-and the two girls switch bodies! Now they must live in each other's shoes as they figure out a way to switch back. Anti/Hero is a story that explores what makes a hero, how one can find friendship where it's unexpected, and what it means to walk in another person's shoes...literally! Authors Kate Karyus Quinn (Another Little Piece, The Show Must Go On) and Demitria Lunetta (The Fade, Bad Blood) make their graphic novel debut alongside artist Maca Gil and introduce two new an
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) V Ken Marion, Sandu Florea
Dive into both the old and new complexities of Aquaman?s legacy in this collection of classic tales and new imaginings from talent like Geoff Johns, Marv Wolfman, Tom Taylor, Steve Orlando, and more! Discover threads from the Aquaman mythology featuring iconic characters such as Mera, Black Manta, and Aqualad. What personal missions will they embark on, and what showdowns will ensue? Collects stories from Aquaman Giant #1-4 and Aquaman: Deep Dives #4, #6-7, and #9.
(W) Kelly Sue DeConnick (A/CA) Robson Rocha, Daniel Henriques
In the wake of the epic 'Drowned Earth,' an amnesiac Arthur washes ashore on a remote island and ends up being cared for by a young woman named Caille, who's just a little too curious for comfort. And as a lifetime of horror movies has taught us, there's something strange going on in this island village. Aquaman needs to come to his senses quickly...or he might wind up sleeping with the fishes instead of just chatting with them. Collects AQUAMAN #43-47 by the new creative team of writer Kelly Sue DeConnick and artist Robson Rocha.
It's 'One Year Later' after the events of Infinite Crisis, and Aquaman has totally changed! The new Aquaman begins the hunt for his missing father and fights a savage duel against an Atlantean warrior over his alliance with the much-feared King Shark. Also, the fate of Atlantis is revealed as Aquaman encounters a band of Atlanteans led by Mera! Who is the new savior of the seven seas and what happened to the original Aquaman? Collects AQUAMAN: SWORD OF ATLANTIS #40-49.
(W) Steve Skeates (A) Jim Aparo (CA) Nick Cardy
Writer Steve Skeates and artist Jim Aparo began their acclaimed Aquaman run with the epic tale of Mera's disappearance and Aquaman's quest to to get her back, now collected in this Deluxe Edition. While Aquaman desperately searches for his missing wife and queen, Mera, Atlantis plunges into the grips of a new enemy, a politician named Narkran, who plans to rule the underwater kingdom with an iron fist! Aquaman's quest takes him to depths high and low as he battles all who stand in his way, including his archnemesis Black Manta. Collects Aquaman #40-48 (1968).
Banished from Atlantis and branded a traitor with every denizen of the deep programmed to deliver him a death sentence, Aquaman must cope with life after the Obsidian Age. It's Aquaman as you've never seen him before. Collects AQUAMAN #1-6 and AQUAMAN SECRET FILES #1.
(W) Peter David (A) Joe St. Pierre & Various (CA) Jim Calafiore, Peter Palmiotti
In this second volume of undersea tales written by Peter David, an assassin called Deadline has been hired to kill Aquaman. To make matters worse, Aquaman's harpoon hand has been melted from his recent battles, and he must go to S.T.A.R. Labs in Metropolis to get a replacement. Will Aquaman be able to replace his 'hand' in time to save the city of Poseidonis and avoid the hit that's been put out on him? Collects AQUAMAN #9-20 and AQUAMAN ANNUAL #1.
(W) Geoff Johns (A) Paul Pelletier & Various (CA) Paul Pelletier
Unfolding from 'Throne of Atlantis' comes a murder mystery that sends Aquaman to the ends of the Earth to reveal a reveal a threat to those closest to him! Plus, Aquaman enlists The Others to help find a missing relic in the Southwestern United States before his enemies can get to it and possess untold power. Collecting AQUAMAN #17-19 and 21-25.
Enraged by rumors of Arthur's survival in the slums of Atlantis, the ruthless King Rath orders the use of ancient Atlantean techno-magic to track down the Aquaman at all costs! But the ex-king Arthur can't hide for long when his fate collides with that of a mysterious young woman on the run from Rath's own secret police. Her name: Dolphin. Collects AQUAMAN #25-30.
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Ricardo Federici, Others (CA) Stejpan Sejic
Arthur joins forces with his new ally Dolphin, his loyal frenemy Vulko and the love of his life, Mera, to rally the underworld of Atlantis and end the reign of the nefarious King Rath! But even as Rath doubles his efforts to destroy 'the Aquaman,' dangerous new enemies begin to emerge from unexpected places...some vying for the throne themselves! Collects AQUAMAN #31-33 and ANNUAL #1.
(W) Jeff Parker (A/CA) Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
The Chimera has arrived to destroy the King of the Seven Seas, and Arthur may not be able to stop him! And with threat after threat demanding his attention, it's fallen to Mera to hold Atlantis together. The conspirators hiding in the city's shadows can't hide forever-but can Mera get to them before Atlantis crumbles? Find out in these tales from AQUAMAN #32-40 and stories from SECRET ORIGINS #2 and 5!
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Trevor McCarthy, Vicente Cifuentes (CA) Trevor McCarthy
Everything Aquaman knew begins to crumble around him as he becomes a fugitive from his own city! Don't miss these tales from AQUAMAN #41-48, plus the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: SUICIDE SQUAD #2!