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Spider-Man's not just amazing, he's spectacular - and Marvel is proud to usher in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN as the Marvel Masterworks' 250th volume! In 1976, Spidey notched his second solo series under the direction of Gerry Conway and Sal Buscema. With his first live-action TV series on the horizon, the world wanted to know just who this Peter Parker guy was. SPECTACULAR not only expanded opportunities for the web-slinging wonder, it also provided a platform to expand upon and explore the world of his incomparable supporting cast: J. Jonah Jameson, Mary Jane Watson, Flash Thompson and more! Of course, there was no shortage of villains - including the Vulture and Morbius - or iconic guest stars, ranging from the White Tiger to the Inhumans! Collecting SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (1976) #1-15.
The book is broken down into sections on coloring, inking, lettering, scripting, pencilling, and plotting. Plenty of examples in blue line for inking, coloring, etc. It is printed on very heavy paper just like the real artists use. This is an informative look at what goes into the making of a comic book and a nice collectible to boot.
- Issue # Full (one year ago)
Collecting Shadowman's legendary first appearance in the original Valiant Universe - featuring classic work by Steve Ditko, Steve Englehart, Bob Hall, David Lapham, Jim Shooter and more!Jack Boniface nearly died one night - attacked by something out of a nightmare. But since that terrifying experience something has changed. Now, when darkness falls, a feeling comes over him, an urge to destroy the demons that would defile the New Orleans night. Wild, reckless, and hell-bent on eliminating evil in all its forms, Jack is now his city's new protector - the nocturnal avenger simply called Shadowman.This Valiant Masters volume collects SHADOWMAN (1992) #0-7 and material from DARQUE PASSAGES (1994) #1.
Aric of Dacia, a fifth century Visigoth warrior abducted and enslaved by the brutal Spider Aliens, fights his way free of his captors and steals their ultimate weapon, the X-O Manowar armor. But 1,600 years have passed while the Spider Aliens held Aric captive and the time hereturns to is not his own. Trapped in the modern day, Aric is now the last of his people, a savage warrior out of time in a world of corporate treachery and casual deceit. But, armed with the power of the X-O Manowar armor, Aric will rule... and he will make the Spider Aliens pay.Start reading the debut adventures of Valiant's original armored hero right here, featuring work from visionary creators Bob Layton (Iron Man), Barry Windsor-Smith (Wolverine: Weapon X), Joe Quesada (Daredevil, Amazing Spider-Man), and many more. Collecting X-O MANOWAR (1992) #0 and X-O MANOWAR (1992) #1-6.
Peter Stanchek and his band of teenage runaways are harbingers of a new age, born with the power to change the world... or break it. Plagued by emerging psionic powers he hardly understands, Peter turns to Toyo Harada and his Harbinger Foundation, an organization dedicated to finding and teaching young people like Peter. But when Peter learns to what lengths Harada will go to further his secret agenda, he turns on his mentor, gathering a group of like-minded rebels. On the road and always just one step ahead of Harada and his hit-squad of super powered Eggbreakers, these renegade harbingers will have to learn how to use their powers to change the world for the better along the way. This deluxe edition collects the critically acclaimed masterpiece that kicked off a whole new age of superheroes from legendary creators Jim Shooter (Secret Wars) and David Lapham (Stray Bullets).Collecting Harbinger (1992) #0-7 in a deluxe format, complete with process art, sketches, and more rarely seen back-up material from the Valiant vault.
First of four softcover volumes collecting Valiant's company-wide crossover event "Unity"; plotted by Jim Shooter and originally published in the summer of 1992. It was bagged and sealed with a blue slipcase to hold all four volumes.
- Issue #1 (one year ago)
Finding himself floating above Earth, disoriented, Phil Seleski returns home, only to find another him in his apartment! Confused, he departs to stop a prison riot and raise a damaged Soviet nuclear sub. But, strangely, it seems the world isn't ready for a super-being doing good deeds. Finally realizing he has somehow come back through time, Phil cannot remember how. But he knows he's repressing a memory too terrible to bear!
For years the Avengers have fought to keep the world free -- but now Victor Von Doom, despotic monarch of Latveria is about to change all that. If the Avengers cannot stop him, his flawless, most desperate plan yet will put the entire world under his armored thumb. And the Avengers will be the first to fall. Reprints MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVEL #27.
- Issue # Full (one year ago)
The continent-spanning city of North Am is a miracle of ingenuity and ambition, a technological paradise where "milespires" pierce the clouds and robots perform virtually all labor, freeing humankind to pursue leisure and bliss. But in the shadows of the sun-drenched towers, human mobsters use robot-muscle "thug-bots" to terrorize the citizenry of North Am. Human trafficking, illegal psychoactive substances, violent crime, and corrosive corruption are suddenly epidemic in the glittering utopia, with only the mighty Robot Fighter to stand against them. When a wealthy heiress is kidnapped, Magnus is drawn into the mob's deepest sanctuary, where Magnus faces the fight of his life against the immensely powerful half robot, half man known as Big Guns. Dark Horse Comics proudly presents the rebirth of one of comics' most iconic heroes, Magnus, Robot Fighter! Reimagined for the twenty-first century by superstar scribe Jim Shooter and illustrated by Bill Reinhold (The Punisher, Wolverine: Origins), Magnus, Robot Fighter #1 joins Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom and the upcoming Turok, Son of Stone in the most exciting launch program of 2010!
In an epic spanning from New York to Louisiana to California to Maryland to the Atlantic Ocean, the Avengers are forced into Dr. Doom's latest scheme by the Atlantean Attuma, who wants Earth's Mightiest Heroes to keep Doom from conquering the world -- so HE can conquer it, instead! Plus: voodoo, mad science and the resurrection of the dead! With guest appearances from throughout Avengers history! Featuring Namor the Sub-Mariner, the Champions of Los Angeles, the Circus of Crime and more! Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #150-156 and ANNUAL #6, and SUPER-VILLAIN TEAM-UP #9.
The 'original action figure' is back for more thrills and more intrigue, as award-winning writer Steven Grant hits the ground running in this new ongoing series. The reluctant, new Captain Action finds himself fighting a war that the world doesn't realize already has already been lost! In addition to a full-length Captain Action adventure, readers also get a back-up tale featuring a glimpse into the early days of Action Boy.
Collected for the very first time - the debut adventures of the H.A.R.D. Corps in the original Valiant Universe by legendary creators Jim Shooter (Secret Wars), David Lapham (Stray Bullets), David Michelinie (Amazing Spider-Man), Bernard Chang (Green Lantern Corps) and more!The most important technological breakthrough of the century might also be its most dangerous. After years of trial and error, multinational conglomerate Omen Enterprises has finally perfected a cybernetic brain implant that will change the face of modern warfare forever. With a legion of ex-soldiers at their disposal, Omen is building the private army of the future - a squadron of enhanced commandos that calls itself the H.A.R.D. Corps! But even with the powers of flight, telekinesis, and mind control at their command, not everyone is willing to volunteer for service...but Omen has ways of making you fight for a paycheck.
- Issue # TPB (2 years ago)
Escaping captivity aboard a Spider-Alien starship, Aric, the Visigoth, steals the aliens' greatest weapon: the Manowar Class X-O Armor! Returning to Earth, Aric is dismayed to find that 1600 years have passed -- it's a whole new world! Befriended by Ken Clarkson, Aric must learn to cope with a new society. But the aliens are hot on his trail, eager to reclaim the devastating armor known to Aric as the "Good Skin"!...
A Predator stalks North Am 4001, searching for his most prized trophy -- the X-O Manowar helmet. The stolen trophy has fallen into the hands of a certain Goph, a man called Magnus, whose steel-mashing strength has earned him the title Robot Fighter -- thus the stage is set for the battle of the 41st century!