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From Joss Whedon (creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer) comes the official tie-in to the critically acclaimed Angel television series! Set during seasons 1 and 2, Angel Investigations are dedicated to their mission of helping the helpless...and putting a stop to a seemingly never-ending demon horde intent on destroying first Hollywood, and then the world! The first in a series of books collecting every issue of Angel in chronological order, including hard to find and out of print stories, this volume features works by Emmy Award-winning writer of Angel David Fury, New York Times Best-Selling author Christopher Golden, and 5-time Eisner Award-winning artist Eric Powell, and is a must-have for long time fans and new readers alike! Collects Angel #1-9, Angel: The Hollower #1-3, Angel: Point of Order, and Angel: Lovely, Dark and Deep.
Season 8 ended with a bang when Buffy cut the world off from the hell dimensions and all supernatural influence. Great, right? Except Buffy has left her best friend, Willow, powerless, and ended the long line of vampire slayers, leaving her hated by the hundreds of girls who recently stood behind her. Newly relocated to San Francisco, Buffy can count on a fresh start, and focus on what she's good at-slaying.
10th anniversary second edition! Collects the first Dr. Horrible one-shot; three digital comics from MySpace Dark Horse Presents (''Captain Hammer: Be Like Me!,'' ''Moist: Humidity Rising,'' and ''Penny: Keep Your Head Up''), ''The Evil League of Evil'' from the Dr. Horrible TPB, and the 10th anniversary one-shot Dr. Horrible: Best Friends Forever. Includes Joss Whedon's one-shot script and pinup art!
- Issue # TPB (one year ago)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is the latest in a long tradition of young women who've been trained to give their lives in the war against vampires. We've gotten glimpses of these other women over the years on T.V., in comics, and in books. Now for the first time, the writers from the television series, including the show's creator, Joss Whedon, and one of its stars, Amber "Tara" Benson, present the tales of these girls, with the help of comics' greatest artists. Gene Colan, co-creator of Marvel'sBlade and Tomb of Dracula, returns to Dark Horse for the story of a young girl in 1970s New York, battling vampires. Tim Sale, artist of recent epics Batman: The Long Halloween andSuperman for All Seasons teams with Joss Whedon for a grim tale of a medieval slayer. American comics legend P. Craig Russell (Dr. Strange, The Ring of the Nibelung) and international rising star Mira Friedmann (Actus Tragicus) also join the stellar lineup.
- Issue # TPB (one year ago)
Willow Rosenberg has worn many faces -- a shy computer geek, a loyal friend, a passionate lover, a fierce Wiccan, and a dark Willow.Now in Season Eight of the critically acclaimed, award-winning Buffy comics series, Willow's powers have grown exponentially. She can fly. Teleport. And may or may not be immortal.All we know is that Willow went on a walkabout following the demise of Sunnydale, and she met a very sultry, extremely powerful serpent lady who seems to be the key to unraveling the mysteries of what Willow is, and will become.Joss Whedon and his Fray co-creator Karl Moline reunite for this special one-shot!
- Issue # Full (one year ago)
Dr. Horrible is back, and he's brought his best friend with him--Captain Hammer? The timestream has been breached, and who's to blame, but the missus of time herself, Hourglass. But things are a bit peculiar in this seemingly present day with arch nemeses Dr. Horrible and Captain Hammer teaming up! If that's possible, what else is? Revisit the hilarity, wit, and charm of Dr. Horrible in this unbelievable story of preposterous possibilities featuring cameos from some of the series' most horrible villains. Written by Joss Whedon, cult favorite Dr. Horrible returns for its 10th anniversary! Covers by Fabio Moon (Casanova, PIXU, Two Brothers) and Francesco Francavilla (The Black Beetle).
- Issue # Full (2 years ago)
Joss Whedon! Christos Gage! It's one year later, and the lives of Buffy and the Scoobies haven't been too eventful for a while--at least as far as fighting demons and the forces of darkness are concerned. But that's all about to change when Dawn and Xander's housewarming party is interrupted by some familiar faces bringing news of familiar foes from the future. Can you say Harth... and Fray? * The return of Fray! * The Reckoning will be the culmination of all the Buffy seasons!
One of Dark Horse Comics' One-Shot Wonders! Originally presented in the first online issues of MySpace Dark Horse Presents, for which it won the Eisner Award for Best Web Comic, Sugarshock tells the story of a rock band led by charismatic but crazy Dandelion Naizen, a hyperactive singer/songwriter possessed of a mean hatred of Vikings (don't ask) and a mission for a secret government agency that may only exist in her head. But when her band, which includes a robot bass player, is enlisted in an intergalactic battle of the bandsemphasis on battleDandelion gets to prove herself as both singer and soldier. This is Joss Whedon at his funniest and most hyperactive, with writing that bursts off the page in a way seldom seen in comics. Multiple Eisner Award winner Fabio Moon delivers the outrageous story with equal energy. **Joss Whedon's Eisner Award-winning story gets its own comic!
- Issue # Full (2 years ago)
Joss Whedon! Erika Alexander! From Joss Whedon and Erika Alexander comes a series that returns Buffy's Rupert Giles to high school! But this time--as a grown man living in a teenage body--Giles will be a student instead of a teacher. At an inner-city LA-area school, when a mystical influence is detected and teachers start to go missing, Giles enrolls to investigate. What he finds is more than vampires and demons; something unusual and frightening is happening here. If Giles can get through one day as a student, he'll have a chance to find out who, what, and where but high school is still hell, y'all.
John Totleben (Swamp Thing, Miracle Man) provides a haunting cover to the perfect book for people left wanting more after the series finale of Buffy and the last issue of Fray!
In the film Serenity, outlaw Malcolm Reynolds and his crew revealed to the entire 'verse the crimes against humanity undertaken by the sinister government--the Alliance. Here, in the official follow-up to the film, the crew has been in hiding since becoming everyone's most wanted, and now they are forced to come out. River uncovers more secrets, leading these former Browncoats on a dangerous mission against the Alliance that, with hope, will bring them together again . . .
- Issue # TPB (4 years ago)
The ragtag crew of Serenity take on a scavenger mission with the hopes of earning enough dough to disappear for a while. Only too late do they realize the whole gig is orchestrated by an old enemy eager to remake their acquaintance with the help of some covert-operatives known only as the Blue Gloves.
Too big to be contained in a normal issue, the grand finale of Joss Whedon (Buffy, Firefly) and John Cassaday’s (CAPTAIN AMERICA, Planetary) landmark run is right here! The powerlords of Breakworld bring the fight to Earth. Can the X-Men stop them from destroying the whole planet? Will the Avengers join their fight? What we do know is this: one of the X-Men won’t walk away from this fight. Plus spotlight interviews with Whedon and Cassaday!
- Issue # Full (4 years ago)
Hundreds of years in the future, Manhattan has become a deadly slum, run by mutant crime-lords and disinterested cops. Stuck in the middle is a young girl who thought she had no future, but learns she has a great destiny. In a world so poisoned that it doesn't notice the monsters on its streets, how can a street kid like Fray unite a fallen city against a demonic plot to consume mankind? Joss Whedon, the celebrated creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, brings his vision to the future in this unique tale. As inventive in the comics medium as in that of television or film, Whedon spins a complex tale of a skilled thief coming of age without the help of friends or family, guided only by a demonic Watcher.
- Issue # Full (4 years ago)
Since the destruction of the Hellmouth, the Slayers--newly legion--have gotten organized and are kicking some serious undead butt. But not everything's fun and firearms, as an old enemies reappear.
Marvel's mighty mutants go worldwide and beyond in this series following Cyclops, Wolverine, Beast, Emma Frost and more in their astonishing adventures!
Picking up where Season Five of the fan-favorite TV show ended, the first issue in this maxi-series looks at who lived after that climactic battle, who died, and what happened to all of Los Angeles in its wake.