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Brian Wood! Mack Chater! The Forty Swords came at night and murdered the entire village, save for two people: the infant Elsbeth and her grief-stricken father, Dag. Setting off on a revenge quest that will span the width of Viking Age Europe, they find the key to repairing their damaged relationship lies in the swords they carry. Created by Brian Wood (Northlanders, The Massive, DMZ) and Mack Chater (Briggs Land, Lazarus), Sword Daughter is a visually stunning, emotionally poignant story of parental guilt and acceptance of loss. * A Viking revenge saga inspired samurai cinema. * 28-page issues! * Deluxe cover stock.
Not just another retelling of the Macross saga... the story continues as we bring Carl Macek's original vision full circle. Taking into account every iteration of the series, this new Robotech casts a fresh eye over classic characters like Rick Hunter, Lisa Hayes, Lynn Minmei, Roy Fokker, Claudia Grant, and Henry Gloval. Brian Wood and Marco Turini take us back to a Macross Island where *nothing* can be taken for granted.
Two Terminators went back in time to 1984, one to kill Sarah Conner, and another targeting NYPD Officer Lucy Castro, a rookie cop assigned to one of the worst sections of the city. Isolated and unable to call for backup, Castro faces off against the relentless T800, relying on unlikely allies to see her through to dawn. * Brian Wood delves into the world of Terminator.
Brian Wood, the visionary writer behind DMZ and Briggs Land, and Jorge Coelho (Venom, Rocket Raccoon) present a provocative vision of a future where justice is crowdsourced... and lethal. It's been decades since the RoboCop program first began. Corporations have taken over the schools and the government and law enforcement is the biggest private contract of all. Traditional police forces no longer exist as all citizens are encouraged—and rewarded—to spy on their neighbors. There is only one authority on the streets: ROBOCOP.
Colonial Marines arent trained for this . . . Battling demons from her past while fighting for her life, Colonial Marine Private First Class Zula Hendricks, in the company of Weyland-Yutani synthetics, is forced to question her strength and loyalty when the discovery of an insidious alien species on a derelict hauler sends her on a dangerous journey across the stars. Brian Wood brings his sharp storytelling to Aliens. Rising star Tristan Jones draws the scariest xenomorph youve seen in years
Brian Wood returns to the stars! Superstar writer Brian Wood tells the origin of RÃ¡n, founder of the Valkyriethe deadliest space-fighter pilots in the EVE universe! This series leads into EVE: Valkyrie,one of the most hotly anticipated video games of all time, a groundbreaking virtual reality space-dogfighting shooter from the creators of EVE Online. EVE: Valkyrie is the future of gamingthe killer app of virtual reality! EVE Online has hundreds of thousands of subscribers!
The super-powered losers, freaks and masochists of DV8 have seen a lot, but there never been anything that's compared to this. As Gem Antonelli (a.k.a. Copycat) is debriefed in a holding cell, the story of how eight troubled teens were briefly gods of a prehistoric world unfolds here!
The pioneering indie masterwork returns! And here's the first of 6 brand-new, single-issue, done-in-one stories from Brian Wood (DMZ, NORTHLANDERS) and Becky Cloonan (AMERICAN VIRGIN, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), each one just as powerful and emotionally charged as the original run. In "The Waking Life of Angels," a woman is haunted by a recurring premonition; one of a person plummeting from a great height. Seriously sleep-deprived and with only fragments of images for clues, she abandons her life to travel halfway around the world in hopes of finding this person before her fateful accident occurs.
Acclaimed creator BRIAN WOOD (The Massive, DMZ, X-Men) and brilliant newcomer MING DOYLE (Guardians of the Galaxy, Fantastic Four, Girl Comics) bring you MARA, the story of an especially gifted woman in a sports- and war-obsessed future. When she starts manifesting strange superpowers, the world that once embraced her turns against her, and for this young woman who once had it all, it's almost too much to bear. Both an intimate coming-of-age story and an epic superhero drama, MARA takes the genre to new places. Young adult friendly. Perfect for readers of WOOD's Demo, Local, and X-Men work.
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"Cash Rules Everything Around Me." In the future world of Supermarket, it's the literal truth. Legitimate and black-market economies rule the City, overseen by the vying factions of the Yakuza and Porno Swede crime families. Convenience store clerkette and 16-year old suburban wise-ass Pella Suzuki suddenly finds herself in the middle of it all, heir to an empire she couldn't possibly inherit, but hitmen on both sides aren't taking any chances.
Vertigo presents an exciting miniseries that draws on the best elements of kung fu fighting, Hong Kong action and Fight Club-style intensity! Kidnapped as a small boy, Cedric Zhang was bought and raised to fight in competitions, but managed to escape to New York City. Now Cedric's life is again thrust into chaos and pain when he immerses himself in the violent and corrupt NYC underworld in an effort to locate a missing friend and finds himself back in the same horrible world he spent his lifetime trying to escape.
Genre: Martial Arts
Because you demanded it! The X-Women finally get their own book, from critically acclaimed superstars Brian Wood (X-MEN, ULTIMATE X-MEN, DMZ, The Massive) and Olivier Coipel (AVX, HOUSE OF M, THOR)! An old enemy shows up at the X-Men's door, seeking asylum from an ancient evil come back to earth. Meanwhile, Jubilee has come home, and she's brought with her an orphaned baby who might hold the key to the earth's survival... or its destruction. Against a backdrop of what seems like an alien invasion and an eons-spanning war between brother and sister, Storm steps up and puts together a team to protect the child and stop a new threat that could destroy all life on earth!
A collection of twelve interconnected short stories, each featuring Megan McKeenan, a young woman who sets out from Portland, Oregon with nothing but a rucksack and a bad case of wanderlust.These emotional vignettes each represent a year in the life of this young vagabond as she searches for a place to call home, both physically and spiritually. Set in twelve real life cities across North America, this painstakingly researched.
Isaac Briggs, fresh off a tour in Afghanistan and struggling to reintegrate, finds solace hiking the old forest trails. When two random backpackers wander onto the Land, an innocent situation quickly turns dangerous and Isaac’s military training takes a turn down a dark path. Welcome to Briggs Land, nearly a hundred square miles of rural wilderness, representing the largest antigovernment secessionist movement in the United States.Brian Wood's critically acclaimed series returns for the next chapter in an even more relevant postelection America.
In 1775, Seth Abbott fought to win his fellow Americans their independence. In 1794, his savant son, John, comes of age as their new nation faces multiple threats: high seas terrorism, fresh aggression from Britain, and intense political division at home. When Congress authorizes building America’s first navy, the famous “six frigates,” John Abbott signs up.From best-selling writer Brian Wood (The Massive, DMZ, Northlanders). “Entertaining. Enlightening. Enrapturing. Buy this book!”—Comic Spectrum “Brian Wood has resurrected an era of American history that will satisfy the history buff and the lover of good comics alike.”—The Latest Pull
A new Minx graphic novel from acclaimed writer Brian Wood (DEMO, DMZ)! Just starting her freshman year at NYU, Riley is about to find out what an adventure — and a mystery — living in New York City can be. The ultimate insider's guide to NYC is seen through the eyes of Brooklyn-born Riley. Raised by stuffy, literati parents, Riley's a shy, straight-A student who convinces three other NYU brainiacs to join a research group for fast cash.
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From the creative team that brought you "Channel Zero: Jennie One", as well as the original writer of the Marvel Comics' controversial "NYX", comes DEMO, a 12-issue monthly series about real life people struggling to come to terms with superpowers and their burden. Black and white on high quality paper, each issue is a complete, stand-alone story. The debut issue follows Marie, a teenage girl with a nasty case of telekinesis. Kept under control by heavy mood stabilizers and an oppressive mother, she escapes the suburbs with her boyfriend Mike for New York City and the freedom and happiness it brings her.
Religious conflict. Technological revolution. Fear of the end of the world. Sound familiar? It should. But it's not the world of today, it's the world of Europe, circa 1000 AD. The world of the Viking-based series NORTHLANDERS by creator Brian Woods!