Leonardo Manco comic
The life of a penguin is pretty dull-take a swim, eat some fish, get eaten by sharks. That is, until the Samurai Penguin steps in. A disciple of Yoshi, lord and master of the Antartic penguins, Samurai Penguin is the sharks' natural enemy, and he is willing to sacrifice his life for the good of his fellow flightless waterfowls.
Genre: Martial Arts
The creation of powerful new heroes is just a part of the excitement in S.T.A.R. CORPS, an action-packed 6-issue miniseries blazing its way through the DC Universe, featuring a battle with Superman in issue #1. At the grand opening of the newly-rebuilt Metropolis S.T.A.R. Labs facility, the intelligent computer Mindgame decides to alter the design of a deadly battlesuit. Fusing it to the nervous system of a test subject, Mindgame turns him into Deadzone, the first of five superhuman adventurers who become the S.T.A.R. CORPS. S.T.A.R. Labs Chief of Operations David Ramsey is striving to rebuild the organization's reputation as the world's preeminent research conglomerate. To do so, he authorizes the Silicon Valley division to network all the labs through Mindgame...only to learn too late that Mindgame has capabilities more shocking than he ever imagined.
Wonder Woman takes over as leader of the Justice League of America, whether other members like it or not! Acting at the behest of the United Nations, the team must respond to a human rights crisis in a remote African nation, only to find the populace under the thumbs of the super-powered Extremists. The team must then jet to Norway, where the young superhero called Ice struggles to keep the nation out of the hands of her older brother. All this plus the mystery of two Guy Gardners!Comics writer Dan Vado is joined by a team of veteran artists that includes Kevin West and Rick Burchett, who introduce Wonder Woman as the new leader of a very different kind of Justice League! Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA #78-85 and JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA ANNUAL #7.
- Issue # TPB (5 years ago)
Twenty years ago, the Acacians recruited teenager Matt Williams of Earth to become a super-soldier in their cosmic fighting force. Now, Matt's sick of it, but going home is against the Acacians' rules. Matt doesn't care and, with the powers the aliens have given him, he doesn't have to play by any rules if he doesn't want to. So, THE GRIFFIN comes home, accompanied by an eight-foot-tall, banana-yellow sidekick - to family and friends who believed he was dead these past twenty years, pursued by Acacian agents determined to bring him back, or see him destroyed!
The new League battles against a renegade military genius with an arsenal of super-high-tech weapons, and discover a vast conspiracy! Plus, get a first look at the secret mountain lair that will become the team's new base of operations--if they can survive its hidden terrors.