Dave Gibbons comic
In order to save two universes, the young hero known as Access was forced to use the power of Amalgam (see Marvel versus DC (1996) #3). In this issue, the Last Son of Krypton, Superman, and the Sentinel of Liberty, Captain America, are merged to create the greatest hero the world has ever seen, Super Soldier! Can even Super Soldier stop the mad Luthor's (Lex Luthor/Red Skull) latest scheme?
- Issue # Full (6 months ago)
Dave Gibbons (Watchmen, Martha Washington) writes the story of genetically engineered super-soldier Friday. Artist Will Simpson provides the fully painted art. They are the best of the best. Alpha Company, first genetic infantry, have been created for war. Able to survive in the harshest environments, Friday and his brothers know how to obey orders. Fight hard. Die well. But as the sole survivor of a brutal massacre, Friday starts to question those who have made him this way, making his an uncontrollable war machine and the most dangerous create in the galaxy!
Genre: Graphic Novels
- Issue # TPB (6 months ago)
In this Elseworlds storyline, baby Kal escapes the destruction of Krypton to find himself crash landing in medieval England.Found in the fields by a poor, childless farmer couple, he quickly displays unnatural strength and resistance to the diseases that ravages the people of the land. Seeing these things as clear signs of sorcery, Kal's adoptive father is strict in his instructions to the young boy to not display any of his skills in front of others.One autumn, just as the boy has grown into a young adult, Kal is forced to save the son of the local blacksmith from a raging bull. Seeing his great strength, the smith threatens to spread the word of Kal's sorcerous powers unless the poor farmer gives up his adoptive son to become the blacksmith's apprentice.That winter, young Kal arrives with the blacksmith in the town of Lexford. He is new to the bustle of the town, but focuses on learning his new trade and soon becomes an accomplished craftsman.
- Issue # Full (8 months ago)
Crop circles and cattle mutilations, mad scientists and the top writers and artists in comics converge in a four-issue Vertigo short-story anthology exploring the limits of the imagination.
From the bizarre British vault that brought you Albion comes THUNDERBOLT JAXON, a 5-issue miniseries written by Dave Gibbons (WATCHMEN, THE RANN/THANAGAR WAR) with art by John Higgins (PRIDE & JOY, HELLBLAZER, WATCHMEN colorist)! Jack, Billy and Saf are three ordinary, adventurous kids who make a startling discovery: a mystical Norse relic from the fourth century. All is well as they take their newly found treasure home, ever so pleased with themselves, with not a clue as to the remarkable events they will soon ignite ? including the rebirth of legendary British hero Thunderbolt Jaxon!
The tables are turned as Lex Luthor gets a foothold in Gotham City, while the Joker wreaks his brand of madness in Metropolis, leaving Clark Kent and Bruce Wayne to come to an arrangement in "Worlds Apart."
DC's greatest space heroes--including Adam Strange, Green Lantern and Hawkman and Hawkgirl--come together to face an evil forged in the depths of Thanagar. Spinning out of COUNTDOWN TO INFINITE CRISIS and a prelude limited series to the INFINITE CRISIS event itself!
- Issue # Full (one year ago)
Rocketing out of DC COUNTDOWN and the death-defying conclusion of the ADAM STRANGE miniseries, the space heroes of the DCU take center stage in a galaxy-shattering story written by Dave Gibbons (THE ORIGINALS, WATCHMEN) with art by Ivan Reis & Marc Campos (ACTION COMICS)! This star-spanning 6-issue miniseries will bring worlds to war and citizens to their knees! Adam Strange, Green Lantern, Hawkman, Hawkgirl, and a cast of DC's greatest space adventurers come together to face an evil forged in the depths of Thanagar; an evil that threatens to bring down two planets and countless civilizations!
Veteran Green Lanterns Guy Gardner, Kyle Rayner and Kilowog lead a new generation of Lanterns into galaxy-spanning action in this 5-issue miniseries that leads directly into the launch of the GREEN LANTERN CORPS series!
Get ready for the amazing new adventures of a rebuilt Green Lantern Corps! A year has passed since the massed ranks of the Green Lantern Corps defeated the Spider Guild. From the Guardians' citadel on the newly fortified planet Oa, Green Lantern Guy Gardner is assigned - against his will - to a feudal world of shadows and sudden death. And across the galaxy, new Lanterns discover what it truly means to wear the Corps insignia, as their courage and comradeship is tested to the limit.
The hunter becomes the hunted as Batman, Earth's ultimate detective, is pitted against Predator, the galaxy's most ruthless hunter! Neither is known for their ability to compromise, assuring readers a break-neck paced three-issue series!
- Issue # Full (one year ago)