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Luke Cage burst onto the comics scene in 1972 as the "Hero for Hire." Equal parts Marvel Method and Blaxploitation boldness, he was a new kind of hero for a new era. Now, the Marvel Masterworks proudly present the complete Luke Cage, Hero for Hire - the historic first title to headline an African-American super hero - in one hardcover volume! Cage's adventures depicted New York City's 1970s grit and the plight of its people unlike any other, all while incorporating larger-than-life villains including Black Mariah and Doctor Doom. From Cage's origin story to his first exploits as the hard-as-steel hero, each issue has been painstakingly restored and collected here in color for the very first time! Collecting LUKE CAGE, HERO FOR HIRE #1-16.
As a child, Peter Quill spotted a flying saucer - and it ruined his life forever! Now a withdrawn, embittered adult, Quill strives to become an astronaut - so he can return to space and take revenge! See his transformation into the intergalactic policeman known as Star-Lord
- Issue # TPB (24 days ago)
This spectacular new hardcover collects the Batman stories illustrated by Marshall Rogers, whose work helped redefine The Dark Knight as a more human hero. Featuring bold, rich portrayals of The Joker, Clayface, Hugo Strange and The Penguin set in sweeping, gothic portrayals of Gotham City, this book includes Bruce Wayne’s love affair with Silver St. Cloud and her astonishing discovery of his alter ego.
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.
Collecting Sub-Mariner #34-35, Marvel Feature #1-3 and The Defenders #1-6.
Amazing High Adventure, originally solicited as High Adventure, was a sporadically published anthology of historical, biblical, and science-fiction adventure stories. Like the 1950 Ziff-Davis Amazing Adventures, it featured painted covers, with the artists including Joe Chiodo, Frank Cirocco, Dan Green, and John Bolton.
One of the Dark Knight’s oldest enemies, Hugo Strange is the first foe to determine Batman’s true identity: Bruce Wayne, mild-mannered playboy billionaire! In Strange’s first appearance, he was a simple mad scientist turned bank robber, but after being foiled by the Caped Crusader, he dedicated his life to taking revenge on Batman and assuming his identity.Batman Arkham: Hugo Strange collects some of the villain’s greatest stories by classic creators, including Marshall Rogers (Detective Comics), Steve Englehart (Green Lantern), Gerry Conway (Justice League of America), Doug Moench (Batman) and many more!Collects Detective Comics #36, #471, #472 and #942, Batman #356, Batman Annual #10, Batman: Gotham Knights #8-11 and Who’s Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #18.
Marvel has you covered with this essential look at Peggy's espionage career! In the dark days of World War II, Peggy Carter -- aka Agent 13 -- works with the French Resistance to liberate Nazi-occupied Paris. When she meets Captain America, will their mutual missions blossom into romance?
- Issue # Full (9 months ago)
Green Lantern Corps Volume 1 focused on the Green Lantern Corps and a group. The series had the first appearance of the Rocket Red Brigade.
Collects West Coast Avengers (1984) #1-4, Iron Man Annual #7, Avengers (1963) #250, West Coast Avengers (1985) #1-7, Vision And The Scarlet Witch (1985) #1-2 And Wonder Man (1986) #1.Earth's Mightiest Heroes go West! When Vision creates a second squad, Hawkeye grabs the first Quinjet to California to lead the West Coast Avengers — including Mockingbird, Wonder Man, Tigra and an Iron Man or two! But will local vigilante the Shroud join the West Coasters? How about Firebird, Hank "Ant-Man" Pym and the Ever-Lovin' Blue-Eyed Thing?! The "Whackos" quickly make their own enemies — including the Blank, Graviton, Master Pandemonium and a villainous Goliath! Plus: Kraven the Hunter targets Tigra! Wonder Man battles Sandman! And Vision and Scarlet Witch lend a hand against the Grim Reaper and Ultron!
Finally, the legend of Vampirella can be told... from her very beginning! The Essential Warren Years collects the complete story of Vampirella, the raven-haired heroine and beloved horror hostess! Starting with her first appearance in "Vampirella of Drakulon" by Forrest J. Ackerman and Tom Sutton, and spanning each and every fear-fraught issue from the first five years of Vampirella Magazine, this massive tome not only introduces one of the most iconic characters in horror comic history, but her hypnotic supporting cast: the Conjuress, Pendragon, Adam Van Helsing, the Cult of Chaos, and the undead lord Dracula! Featuring the creative talents of Archie Goodwin, Jose Gonzalez, Steve Englehart, Gonzalo Mayo, and more!
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.
Collects Captain Marvel (1968) #34, Marvel Spotlight (1979) #1-2 And Marvel Graphic Novel #1: The Death Of Captain Marvel.As Protector of the Universe and de facto defender of Earth, the Kree Captain Mar-Vell has triumphed over foes large and small. But when Mar-Vell is diagnosed with cancer, he finds himself face-to-face with a foe that even his vast might can't defeat - and both he, and a universe that loves him, must rally together to accept the inevitable. Plus: Look back at the seminal battle with Nitro that infected Captain Marvel years before - and in the midst of a battle with Titan's planet-sized computer system, now corrupted by the madness of Thanos, witness the budding romance between Mar-Vell and his true love Elysius! Guest-starring the Avengers, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four and more!
- Issue # TPB (10 months ago)
The Avengers battle the Defenders in comics' first great crossover battle royale! It's hero against hero in the sensational summer hit of 1973: Cap vs. Namor! Thor vs. Hulk! It's the original, and there's never been another one like it. All this, plus the origin of Mantis; an all-hands-on-deck battle with the Zodiac; the Avengers vs. Thanos and the Cosmic Cube; a Giant-Size adventure alongside Golden Age heroes Miss America and the Whizzer; the wedding of Quicksilver and Crystal; the return of Ultron; and an increasingly tense love triangle between the Scarlet Witch, the Vision and Mantis! And as an added bonus feature, rare Avengers pinups, profiles and more from the pages of the '70s fanzine FOOM! Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #115-128, GIANT-SIZE AVENGERS (1974) #1, DEFENDERS (1972) #8-11, CAPTAIN MARVEL (1968) #33 and FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #150.
- Issue # TPB (one year ago)