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Big Daddy is a rich hotelier who, in a cracked echo of King Lear, appoints his youngest descendant to manage The Suites, a peculiar hotel located behind the Black Crown Pub. Affectionately known as Kid, his good looks and swagger can't hide a rough childhood of strange therapies and brain operations that have awakened inner demons and psychodramas. This of course makes him eminently qualified to perform lobotomies. A failed rockstar/successful madman gets one last change to prove his worth and regain his sanity by turning the hotel that was once his childhood sanctuary into a lucrative business, despite a host of obstacles including his own sister who would love nothing more than to see him fail miserably.
Isadore Hibbert arrives to free her lover, jailed for his aristocratic connections. Fueled by romantic innocence and the support of two mysterious old shopkeepers, she makes a bid for her lover's freedom by first approaching the famed witch Catherine La Voisin.
Marvel editors, asleep at the wheel inexplicably bring Fabian Cortez back from the dead for this series to manipulate Magneto's clone Joseph into assuming leadership of the Acolytes to thwart Exodus' plan to kill millions.
The iconic British hero returns for brand-new adventures, written by Peter Milligan with art by Alberto Fouche! nFor the first time in human history, the solar system is at peace and Dan Dare, pilot of the future, is bored out of his mind – and praying for something to break the monotony of peace.nWhen an unknown alien vessel of biblical proportions arrives in the solar system and obliterates a moon of Saturn in a show of strength, Dare finds himself thrust back into a new adventure that threatens not just Earth – but all life in the entire universe!
Put out by DC under the name Amalgam Comics in 1997 as part of the Amalgam (Marvel/DC) crossover event, Generation Hex is an amalgam of the Marvel team Generation X and DC's western comics line. Generation Hex has only one issue, with the plot of Generation Hex #2 only being hinted at.
- Issue # Full (23 days ago)
In this issue Catwoman agrees to help Batman take down a new criminal in Gotham who goes by the name of Mr. Handsome. Mr. Handsomes method of operations is to steal beautiful things and destroy them. Unfortunately for Catwoman, she is on his list.
- Issue # Full (23 days ago)
A mind-bending X-Men tale from the brains of Peter Milligan (X-Statix, Shade the Changing Man) and Wilfredo Torres (Moon Knight, Black Panther)! David Haller, the son of Professor Charles Xavier, has always had trouble containing the multiple personalities in his mind. And with each personality, comes a wild and dangerous mutant power. But now, a terrifying new personality is threatening to absorb these powers and take over David's mind and body. In a desperate attempt to save himself, David seeks out the help of renowned young psychotherapist Hannah Jones to delve into his fractured mind and fight back this dark personality. But unknown to Legion….Dr Jones brings her own demons with her...
- Issue #1 (23 days ago)
The series follows Vito Skreemer, one of the toughest gangsters around set in a post-apocalyptic future America where organized crime is the law of the land. The series won the Eagle Award for Favourite Single or Continued Story US.
Daredevil, the blind avenger of Hell's Kitchen faces a life changing decision when he is presented with the chance to see again. But at what cost will Matt regain his sight? Guest-starring Bullseye! The Kingpin of crime, ever the Machiavellian mastermind, uses lawyer Matt Murdock's quest for justice against him in a deadly money-making scheme. And the Man Without Fear finds himself embroiled in a gang war in Japan. All this and much more in this all-black-and-white one-shot in the spirit of the Mighty Marvel Magazines of yore, but All-Now in style!
- Issue # Full (2 months ago)
Being a cop was in the Keane blood. But Martin wanted to be a writer even if it meant turning his back on the family legacy. Then his wife goes missing, and Martin is forced to delve into the dark history – and darker secrets – of that same family. It's a path that will lead him back to the Bronx Kill: that lonely, godforsaken stretch of land where many years earlier his grandfather had been brutally murdered, and where finally he will learn the truth about his wife's disappearance. It's a truth more monstrous than he could ever have imagined. Entertainment Weekly "It" writer Peter Milligan (GREEK STREET, HUMAN TARGET) joins forces with New York cartoonist and fine artist James Romberger (Seven Miles a Second) for an urban mystery drenched in family secrets. Don't miss the newest sure-fire hit from Vertigo Crime!
Genre: Graphic Novels
- Issue # TPB (2 months ago)
Micheal Smith's life is as bland and boring as anyone in his life. From a routine life that is so uneventful he and his "wife" plan when they will have sex. And usually it ends with her not being in the mood or he himself not being in a mood. So when life decides to take a drastic and very eventful turn when he is caught in between a murderers crime spree, he investigates it...which in his world means following a glowing floating red lizard. Life is about to take turn in the life of Micheal Smith.
Based upon EA's Army of Two game and written by comics veteran Peter Milligan (X-Statix, Greek Street), Army of Two follows ex-Army Rangers Salem and Rios as they form their own Private Military Corporation: Trans World Operations. But the pair get more than they bargained for as they are unexpectedly caught in a brewing war between the Mexican Army, drug cartels, and The Maras - one of the most powerful street gangs in Mexico!
For Moon Knight's paramour Marlene, Christmas Eve is a chance to dream of a future where her boyfriend isn't a psychotic vigilante. But for Moon Knight, it's a night like any other and he's found a pair of hitmen who picked the wrong Santa to kill.
- Issue # Full (3 months ago)
Meet the Quills: an average middle-class suburban family who happen to consume human flesh. They're snacking their way across America in what begins as a twisted sitcom and quickly transforms into a darker-than-black comedy of disturbing appetites and terrifying consequences.
- Issue # Full (5 months ago)
The Scarecrow returns to Gotham University in an effort to destroy his greatest foe, a girl by the name of Becky Albright. He then flashes back to two months before hand, as he terrorized a quite Gotham suburb pitting the occupants against each other.,before the Batman captures him sending him back to Arkham with a young law student by the name of Becky testifying against him. While in Arkham he is teased by Joker and Riddler over his inability to frighten this girl from testifying against him. The teasing reminding him of his youth he manages to scare a guard into freeing him, with him returning to his gang turning down several jobs to go after something "much bigger." Scarecrow and his gang then heads to Becky's place where they kill her dog, and assault her to try and force her to retract her testimony against Scarecrow as a lie made by the Batman.However Becky refuses as she passes out with Scarecrow departing, stalking her from afar for weeks for the fear to build. He then makes his move on her ride on the subway attacking, and chasing her through the tunnels.He then finally breaks her, finding her fear is being judged by her looks something which Crane himself is capable of relating too, but as he was reacting to this she fled to the safety of the Batman while Scarecrow remained curious over how he had broken her. Scarecrow disguised as a janitor then enters the hospital, and overhears Becky's conversation with her doctor as she thanks Scarecrow for helping her to come to terms with her fears which will help her.
- Issue # Full (6 months ago)
Fifty thousand Romans stand on their feet, watching from the stands of the coliseum with captured breath as Achillia, a gladiator unlike any seen before, faces incredible odds as one lone warrior against five of the empire’s greatest. Such is the tradition, when a female combatant enters the fray. When the carnage is complete, the crowd roars its approval as Achillia stands victorious. Now only one match away from winning her freedom, she has begun to gain renown. The women of Rome, suppressed by their husbands and fathers, have noticed. The men, husbands and fathers to a growing horde of women entertaining ideas of independence, have noticed as well...
In 1991, the Cold War ended without the two primary players ever facing each other in direct conflict. The vast arsenals of democracy and communism were put on ice, and the world moved toward a new millennium. While the U.S.S.R. disintegrated, the United States rose to unchallenged dominance…but now a long-forgotten Soviet weapon is awakened on one of America's many battlegrounds, threatening the global balance of power. Conventional warfare is suddenly outdated: the new weapons of mass destruction wield super-powers.
When the Pitiful One decides that he's tired of being dead, he assembles a posse of Marvel's deadest villains to attack the world of the living. And it's up to Doctor Strange to stop him and his evil cohorts...but he needs help from...well, you know. With Kraven the Hunter, Tike Alicar, and a few other surprise, dead guests.