Brian Azzarello comic
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 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!
The story begins with the mysterious man named Agent Graves playing his weird life changing games. He gives different types of people an attaché which contains a gun, 100 untraceable bullets, a picture of a person that has wronged them and undisptuing evidence to back it up. Some of them succeeded and became a part of the big plan. Graves' plan was to bring down the Trust, a many centuries old secret organisation formed by the heads of thirteen European aristocratic families that has the control of the New World, for their betrayal. Graves gathered the remaining members of his team, the Minutemen and some new recruits. Step by step the sleeping Minutemen wake up by using the cryptic word "Croatoa" and the downfall of both teams starts.
Wes Cutter is a wanted man running from a violent past--the horrors of the Civil War, a brutal stint in a Union prison camp, and the savage fallout of Reconstruction. Now he's on a quest for the one thing in short supply: peace. Brian Azzarello (100 BULLETS) and Marcelo Frusin (HELLBLAZER) bring readers a Western for the modern age.
From critically acclaimed writer Brian Azzarello (100 Bullets, Superman) and red-hot artist Carlos D'Anda (Outsiders) comes the story of one man's journey of self-discovery - and all the people he must kill along the way! In a world marred by brutal warfare, unjustified nation-building and corporate greed, soldiers like Michael Cray - code name: Deathblow - run the risk of becoming lethal puppets. The real question is, who's pulling the strings? Following a deadly mission, Cray is assumed dead by his superiors - until it's discovered he's being held in a Middle Eastern prison. A daring commando raid rescues Cray, and the government will use any means to determine where his loyalties lie. This puts Deathblow on a dangerous road, unsure of who his real enemies are and of who he can trust - including himself!
Some of the greatest names in comics contribute to this remarkable crime-anthology miniseries--featuring stories by Brian Azzarello, Frank Quitely, Jamie Delano, Ed Brubaker, David Lloyd, and more!
What would you do if you knew you were a ticking time bomb? If you knew that your continued existence meant limitless death and destruction? What would you do if at any moment you could transform into the rampaging monster known as the Hulk? You see, nerdy scientist Bruce Banner has a big problem. When he loses his cool, the 98-lb. weakling transforms into a 1,000-lb., green-skinned engine of devastation! Relentlessly tormented by his monstrous "id," and vigilantly pursued by an elite military unit headed by the enigmatic Doc Samson, Banner has no where to hide, and that's when the real trouble starts!
"The Willow Warriors" is a story of an eternal confrontation between two shoguns who, after their factions' continuous failure to earn victory, have decided to send their most powerful fighters to settle the battle.
“Killing ain’t murder if you’re fightin’ a war” screams Horace ‘Bulldozer’ Nichols to Sgt. Rock following the discovery of the three murdered S.S. officers in the Hürtgen Forest. Now Sgt. Rock must keep his soldiers alive and track down the main suspect, a S.S. officer who escaped his custody, while they do their best to stay alive in enemy territory. This is just the beginning of Sgt. Rock and Easy Company’s problems.
- Issue # TPB (9 months ago)
Five years from now, the DC Universe is reeling from a war with another Earth, leaving the world unprepared for an approaching evil that threatens to destroy the future. Can a time-traveling Batman Beyond help a massive cast of the DCU's finest avert the impending apocalypse? Find out in this new weekly series that will forever alter the direction of The New 52! In this debut issue of The New 52's weekly series, Batman Beyond arrives five years later! Grifter turns against humanity! And a Justice League member DIES!
Next Lex receives a phone call from a Mr. Orr, claiming that they have retrieved a doctor from somewhere near Chechnya and Lex gets his agent to kill his kidnappers and then tells the doctor that his research will be for the benefit of all mankind, a big hint of things to come in the following issues.
The Silver Age was an innovative time for comics. Marvel Comics were trying the realistic superhero with teams and characters such as the Fantastic Four, Spider-man, and the Hulk. DC Comics, who is the oldest publisher, were trying to find new ways to reboot older superheroes that went into retirement with the decline in superhero sales in a more sci-fi setting where there characters that still stood like Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman got redos of sorts.DC made the Flash more science based...
For some unknown reason The Joker has been released from Arkham Asylum. After being tailed for a little while by some some hired thugs that are possibly cops, sent to kill Joker, Jonny drives Joker to Killer Croc's hideout, a few of his former goons at a bar in a strip club are talking about who should go pick him up, and Jonny Frost volunteers to go get him fromsically a big meat freezer, Croc asks how the Joker got released from Arkham but Joker refuses to tell. Croc asks if Joker would like to join them in their game of cards, but the Joker is broke and recruits Croc and his gang to help him recover what was rightfully his and more
- Issue # Full (11 months ago)
Flashpoint has changed the DC Universe, and nothing is as it was before. Now, Batman is Thomas Wayne, driven by the death of his son Bruce to punish criminals...and in pursuit of a Joker whose twisted crimes will bring him to the brink of madness himself! BATMAN: KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE reunites BRIAN AZZARELLO and EDUARDO RISSO, the acclaimed creative team from 100 BULLETS
- Issue # Full (11 months ago)
Wayne Casinos towers over Gotham City, but even the bright lights can't keep the dark shadows from enveloping the city. When the Joker kidnaps the children of the city's District Attorney, the Batman takes the case. But the man under the mask may not be the Dark Knight we know!