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A Marvel UK monthly reprinting Marvel US' Crazy, Frantic began with Summer and Winter Specials in 1979 to test the waters, before being launched as a monthly title in March 1980. It lasted 18 issues, the final one in July 1981, after which it merged with Marvel Madhouse.
As the 1970s dawned, Marvel Comics marched into a new era. An era whose heroes increasingly reflected the turmoil and social unrest of the time, and as Marvel's heroic pantheon evolved a newly christened hero debuted to herald in that new era - Adam Warlock! Mixing super-hero action with equal parts social consciousness and allegory, writer Roy Thomas and artist Gil Kane, in some of the most accomplished work of his career, launched Warlock on a wild ride across the cosmos to Counter-Earth! Hastened by the High Evolutionary to be the savior of this parallel planet, Warlock, armed for the first time with his soul gem, must do battle with the evil Man-Beast for the very planet itself! Featuring guest-appearances by Dr. Doom, Reed Richards, and no less than the Incredible Hulk, this volume of never-before-collected stories is one that you won't want to miss, and you can bet your pet rock on that! Collecting Marvel Premiere #1-2, Warlock #1-8 & The Incredible Hulk #176-178.
Xena and Gabrielle on their way to the wedding of King Gregor and Pandora, stumble upon a woman being attacked by "Thanatos", a minion of "Hades" sent to collect the souls of the dead. The women, tells Xena, that she is Cassandra of Troy, blessed by the god "Apollo" himself, with the gift of seeing the future and warns Xena of her untimely death at the hands of a mysterious woman known only as Callisto. A hideous Hydra controlled by Callisto soon attacks the guests at the wedding - Can Xena and Gabrielle save the day once more? or will Cassandra's Prophecy foretelling the death of Xena Come true?
The island of Genosha has been a powderkeg since the X-Men overthrew its anti-mutant regime, and it's finally erupted into full-scale civil war! The president asks Professor X to mediate peace between human and mutant, but the situation is inflamed when Magneto's treacherous Acolyte Fabian Cortez makes a bid for power by kidnapping Luna, daughter of the Avengers' Quicksilver and Crystal - and Magneto's granddaughter! The X-Men and Avengers head for Genosha - but the situation spirals out of control when Magneto's right-hand man, Exodus, arrives looking to kill Cortez! Can even the X-Men and Avengers combined bring peace to a nation at war, defeat two madmen and save a child caught in the middle? Plus: the secret origin of Exodus and his twisted ties to the Avengers' Black Knight! Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #368-369, X-MEN (1991) #26, AVENGERS WEST COAST #101, UNCANNY X-MEN (1963) #307 and BLACK KNIGHT: EXODUS.
Paul Fremont (Blue Bolt) is the son of former superhero Mike Fremont (Captain Thunder) who disappeared amidst a scandal 12 years ago. He has located his father's hideout at Walakima Peak in the Cascade Mountains of Washington where he confronts him about his past and why he abandoned him. Only, after an accident, he leaves with powers much like his father's.
AN ALL-NEW TALE SET BEFORE GIANT-SIZE X-MEN #1! Before GIANT-SIZE X-MEN brought STORM, WOLVERINE, COLOSSUS, NIGHTCRAWLER and THUNDERBIRD to the team, Roy Thomas redefined the merry mutants in two seminal runs on the book. Now Roy, at long last, returns to the saga of the X-MEN to take us through the period between his run and GSX, for the first time detailing Wolverine's government missions before his recruitment by PROFESSOR X (including unrevealed detail on his battle with the green goliath in HULK #181/182), an untold episode involving BEAST and a host of missing mutants, and the secret behind Wolverine's costume! Kicking off an all-new volume of X-MEN LEGENDS by a host of legendary creators, this is but the first story in a run of new, in-continuity tales covering the length and breadth of X-Men history from the early eras to fan-favorite latter day sagas! Face front, True Believers! These are the missing links you’ve been looking for!
Collects Conan the Barbarian (1970) #60-71, Annual (1973) #2-3; Power Records (1974) #31; material from FOOM (1973) #14. Conan and Bêlit reave a path across the high seas and into the jungles of the Hyborian Age in another set of classic tales! Together, the barbarian and the pirate queen encounter the Lord of the Lions and battle for the honored name of Amra in one of the greatest Conan adventures of all time! Master storytellers Roy Thomas and John Buscema follow with an exploit that brings Conan, Kull and Red Sonja together in a tale of titans that pits Robert E. Howard's greatest creations against one another! Also featuring full-color editions of black-and-white Conan stories by Jim Starlin and John Buscema, an adaptation of the very first Conan story and the rare "Crawler in the Mists"!
Previously available only to subscribers of the Edgar Rice Burroughs' website, Tarzan: The New Adventures is at last available in print.This incarnation of the Jungle Lord is presented in Sunday newspaper landscape format, with all-new stories penned by comics legend Roy Thomas (Conan the Barbarian, Avengers, X-Men) with stunning illustration by Thomas Grindberg, whose work stands alongside classic Tarzan illustrators such as Hal Foster, J. Allen St. John, and Frank Frazetta. No Tarzan comics collection is complete without Tarzan: The New Adventures.
- Issue # TPB (17 days ago)
Preceded by a Blockbuster Winter Special, Blockbuster was a Marvel UK monthly reprinting Iron Fist, Inhumans and Omega the Unknown. It lasted nine issues before being merged into Rampage; the only Blockbuster strip to survive the merger was Iron Fist.
- Issue #1 (18 days ago)
Collects Star Wars (1977) #1-6, 39-44 (remastered); Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983) #1-4 (remastered). The classic Marvel adaptations of all three films in the original Star Wars trilogy, collected in one blockbuster volume — fully remastered for the modern age by colorist Chris Sotomayor! Relive the events of A NEW HOPE, THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK and RETURN OF THE JEDI as the timeless saga of Luke Skywalker and his rebel allies battling the Empire and its ruthless enforcer Darth Vader unfold in action-packed style — including scenes that never made the silver screen! Travel from the desert world of Tatooine, to the ice planet Hoth, to the forest moon of Endor on an unforgettable journey across the galaxy — one that’s far, far away and a long time ago! May the Force be with you, in the mighty Marvel manner!
Dracula is one of the most well-known characters in the world. Now, read the story of the man who inspired the legend in this graphic novel available again for the first time in almost 30 years. A prince of Wallachia and son of Vlad Dracul (The Dragon), Vlad Dracul the Younger (Vlad Dracula) is taken hostage as a young man by Sultan Mehmed I to ensure his father's loyalty. When his father is killed at the hands of traitorous nobles in his own land, he assumes the crown and wages a cruel war to regain his lands and avenge his father. Throughout his life, he continued the fight to retain his kingdom, committing acts that would later lead to the formation of the famous character created by Bram Stoker. Originally published in the 1990s, it is now presented for the first time in black and white to showcase the beautiful art of Esteban Maroto.
- Issue # TPB (19 days ago)
Collects Conan the Barbarian (1970) #27-42; material from Annual (1973) #1. Roy Thomas and John Buscema join forces to build CONAN THE BARBARIAN into one of the greatest comic book series of all time! Conan wanders the lands of Hyboria, eventually finding himself pressed into duty as a soldier in the army of his one-time foe, King Yedzigerd! Along the way, Conan travels the swamps of Stygia, the jungles of Kush and Zembabwei and the Eastern realm of Khitai — confronting monsters, demons and bloodthirsty warriors! Thomas adapts Robert E. Howard classics like “The Blood of Belshazzar” and spins all-new tales including the fan-favorite “The Shadow in the Tomb!” And Neal Adams stops by to illustrate “The Curse of the Golden Skull,” teaming Conan with Juma against the wicked sorcerer Rotath!
Masters of Terror is a black-and-white anthology comic book series published in 1975 by Curtis Magazines (an imprint of Marvel Comics). The title (which only lasted two issues) published reprints of previous Marvel anthology books.
Meet the mightiest heroes of a very different Earth as we celebrate the legacy of the House of Ideas with MARVEL TALES! This anthology series shines a spotlight on fan-favorite characters, features timeless stories and highlights some of Marvel’s most impressive talent from the past eight decades. When the Avengers come face-to-face with Hyperion, Nighthawk, Doctor Spectrum and the Whizzer in AVENGERS (1963) #69-70 by the legendary Roy Thomas and Sal Buscema, this powerful quartet is actually the villainous Squadron Sinister — deadly pawns in a cosmic game! But then, with John Buscema joining the fun in AVENGERS (1963) #85-86, the Avengers find themselves in the world of the real, heroic Squadron Supreme — all eight of ’em! Can these two rival super teams stop trading blows long enough to thwart the mad schemes that flow from the massive mind of Brain-Child? Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #69-70 and #85-86.
- Issue # TPB (22 days ago)
BY CROM, YOU’VE NEVER SEEN A CELEBRATION LIKE THIS – MARKING 50 YEARS OF CONAN THE BARBARIAN IN COMICS! Revelations, surprises and savage action prevail in the all-new KING-SIZE CONAN! In 1970, Roy Thomas brought CONAN THE BARBARIAN, a creation of author Robert E. Howard, to Marvel Comics. With art by the incomparable Barry Windsor-Smith, CONAN THE BARBARIAN #1 introduced the Hyborian Age to a whole new audience, paving the way for decades of comics and Conan’s conquest of pop culture. Now get ready to celebrate 50 years of CONAN with an oversize special spanning the breadth of Conan’s life and times by the most dazzling array of creative talent ever assembled in one book to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth! Experience Roy Thomas and Steve McNiven’s all-new prelude to that original story from 1970!..
- Issue # Full (24 days ago)