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Set during Prohibition, and deep in the backwoods of Appalachia, MOONSHINE #1 tells the story of Lou Pirlo, a city-slick "torpedo" sent from New York City to negotiate a deal with the best moonshiner in West Virginia, one Hiram Holt. What Lou doesn't figure on is that Holt is just as cunning and ruthless as any NYC crime boss. Because not only will Holt do anything to protect his illicit booze operation, he'll stop at nothing to protect a much darker family secret...a bloody, supernatural secret that must never see the light of day... or better still, the light of the full moon.
The unforgettable world of Frank Miller’s Dark Knight saga—reimagined by the comicsindustry’s greatest artists with a collection of variant cover art—is brought to life in this hardcover title, BATMAN: THE ART OF THE DARK KNIGHT: MASTER RACE. No comic has shaped the future of superhero storytelling like Frank Miller’s THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS. Even 30 years later, the iconic story of an aged Batman in a strange dystopian future still sets the gold standard for what a comic book can be.So when Miller’s highly anticipated third installment of the series, BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT: MASTER RACE, hit comics shops, it was accompanied by DC’s most ambitious variant cover program ever—over 150 variant covers produced by an all-star roster of artists, from veteran industry legends to the hottest rising stars. This special edition collects all the covers, variant covers and mini-comic covers from MASTER RACE, along with never-before-seen sketch material and an introduction by longtime Miller collaborator and Dark Knight saga inker, Klaus Janson.
Faith likes to dabble with magic. Her friends think it's cute—and not just a little off-putting, but it's part of her charm and her warped search for purpose in a world that makes too much sense. But she's a true believer and knows there is a power within her reach. She's right, of course. It just took a while for that magic, that temptation, that unknowable thing to find her... In short—Faith is bored as hell. And Hell has noticed.
From writer Brian Azzarello and artist Lee Bermejo, the team behind the best-selling BATMAN: DAMNED, JOKER tells the story of one very dark night in Gotham City—a harrowing night of revenge, murder and crime as only The Joker can deliver it, as he brutally takes back his stolen assets from the Penguin, the Riddler, Two-Face, Killer Croc and others.
- Issue # TPB (6 months ago)
Featuring stories by some of comics' top creators all centering on the world of the chain-smoking magician John Constantine! Plus, this one-shot special also includes a Hellblazer timeline and character profiles!
- Issue # Full (6 months ago)
The Joker is dead. There is no doubt about that. But whether Batman finally snapped his scrawny neck or some other sinister force in Gotham City did the deed is still a mystery.Problem is, Batman can’t remember…and the more he digs into this labyrinthian case, the more his mind starts to doubt everything he’s uncovering. So who better to set him straight than…John Constantine? Problem with that is as much as John loves a good mystery, he loves messing with people’s heads even more. So with John’s “help,” the pair will delve into the sordid underbelly of Gotham as they race toward the mind-blowing truth of who murdered The Joker.
Richard "Junk" Junkin has always lived on the wrong side of trouble. A former pro football star whose career was cut short by injury (and a nasty gambling problem), Junk now spends his time dreaming of what might have been, selling cars in Jersey and lusting after the boss's unbelievably spoiled, unbelievably sexy and unbelievably rich daughter, Victoria. So when the boss asks him to be Victoria's personal bodyguard while she tears up the New York City club scene, Junk leaps at the chance. But before long, he's finds that Victoria wants a lapdog and not a chaperone, someone who's going to do all of her dirty work—all of it—someone who wants to get filthy rich… From Brian Azzarello, the multiple Eisner Award-winning writer of Vertigo's long-running crime series 100 BULLETS and the smash-hit graphic novel, JOKER, and artist Victor Santos, the creator/writer/artist of the hit French series Young Ronin.
Don't miss this collection of science fiction short stories from some of Vertigo's all-time greats, as well as the hot new talents of tomorrow! From the far reaches of space to the not so distant future, this anthology is loaded with unsettling short stories that will hijack your imagination and take you to strange, mysterious places.Collects STRANGE ADVENTURES #1 and MYSTERY IN SPACE #1.
Superman has been called many things, from the defender of truth, justice and the American way to the Big Blue Boy Scout. In LEX LUTHOR: MAN OF STEEL, he is called something he has never been called before: a threat to all humanity. Brian Azzarello and artist Lee Bermejo--the acclaimed team who brought you the best-selling JOKER--deliver a bold story in which readers get a glimpse into the mind of Superman's longtime foe. MAN OF STEEL reveals why Luthor chooses to be the proverbial thorn in the Man of Steel's side: to save humanity from an untrustworthy alien being.
- Issue # TPB (6 months ago)
DC Comics proudly presents BATMAN BY AZZARELLO & RISSO: THE DELUXE EDITION-tales of one of comics’ most iconic characters by two of its trailblazing talents.They transformed the modern crime comic with their legendary series 100 BULLETS. Here Eisner Award-winning writer Brian Azzarello (JOKER; LUTHOR) and artist Eduardo Risso (Logan) take aim at an even darker target-the Dark Knight himself-in a deluxe hardcover that brings all of their Batman stories together in one volume.BROKEN CITYGotham is a city of shadows, as twisted and dangerous as the monsters and maniacs who haunt it. As he pursues a murderer down a path that leads to some of his greatest enemies, can even the Dark Knight Detective withstand its psychological horrors?...
Frank Miller once again turns to The Dark Knight in this follow-up to classic Batman comic books The Dark Knight Returns and The Dark Knight Strikes Again.
"The most recognizable superheroine of all time, Wonder Woman has been an essential part of the DC Universe and an icon for female empowerment for more than 75 years. Armed with her lasso of truth and her bullet-stopping bracelets, the Amazon Princess journeys into Man's World again and again, spreading her mission of peace and goodwill and fiercely battling injustice where she finds it. She's a princess, a warrior and an ambassador. Beautiful as Aphrodite, wise as Athena, stronger than Hercules, swifter than Mercury... she is Wonder Woman! WONDER WOMAN: A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS collects more than 400 pages of the iconic heroine's best stories, from her first appearance by William Moulton Marston and H.G. Peter, to her mod '60s redesign by Denny O'Neil and Mike Sekowsky, to her present-day adventures by Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang. Other legendary talents featured include George Pérez, Darwyn Cooke, Robert Kanigher, Gene Colan, Phil Jimenez, Mike Deodato, Greg Rucka, Gail Simone and more".
The prequel to the best-selling graphic novel of all time! Discover what happened before WATCHMEN when Brian Azzarello and J.G. Jones deliver the earlier days of the Comedian--the ironically named vigilante whose grim outlook on life led to events that would change the world forever. This series contains material suggested for mature readers.
Three of the most talked-about writers in comics team up with the talented artists of Gaijin Studios to bring you this star-studded Special. The Authority leader Jack Hawksmoor is spotlighted in a tale by Warren Ellis, Cully Hamner and Karl Story. Another Authority member, the Engineer, gets the focus in a tale by Paul Jenkins, Georges Jeanty & Story. Finally, the Wildcats' sword-wielding Zealot is featured in a story by Brian Azzarello, Brian Stelfreeze and Story. Plus, pin-ups by Jason Pearson, Joe Philips, Jason Martin, Chris Sprouse, Tony Harris and more.
- Issue # Full (one year ago)
Be here for this vital prologue to an upcoming 6-issue miniseries by Azzarello and Rags Morales (IDENTITY CRISIS), which will pull back the curtain to reveal the full width and breadth of DC's new pulp-influenced universe. This special issue also features sketchbook material by Rags Morales that will show you just what you're in for! You might think you're ready – but you're very, very wrong…
- Issue # Full (one year ago)
The Eisner Award-winning creators of 100 BULLETS – return to Vertigo with a new 9-issue miniseries, kicking off with a debut issue priced at just $1.00! Set in a post-apocalyptic near future, SPACEMAN tells the story of Orson – a hulking, lonely loser who spends his days collecting scrap metal and dreaming of the startrekking life he was promised. That is, until he finds himself at the center of a celebrity child kidnapping case. Seeing his chance to be a hero, Orson takes matters into his own hands...but will his actions only cause more heartbreak?
As the personality of recently murdered Detective Crispus Allen recedes into the shadows, the strange entity known as the Spectre spans both interstellar cosmos and the crime-ridden back alleys of Gotham on his eerie quest to brutally punish those who choose to do wrong. Plus, Dr. 13 rounds up the usual suspects in the start of a mind-bending backup tale!
Set a long time ago in a suburb far, far away (Munster, Indiana), Brewer and CiCi are producing a home-brew so distinct that it attracts a monstrous king and his horrid minions from another dimension. Swords are unsheathed, lines are crossed, and sieges are laid for the rise of the Alpha King!