Don McGregor comic
In the tropical paradise of Jamaica, things are not as picturesque as the travel brochures would suggest. Sent to stop a notorious arms dealer called Rifle, James Bond once again finds more than he bargained for. Rifle's clients turn out to be Elias Hazlewood and the Disciples of the Heavenly Way, a successful televangelist operation. Among the Way's membership is Maximillian "Quasimodo" Steel, a reformed mercenary. He's got a plan to stop the Beast and further God's cause. That is, unless James Bond can stop him first.
Featuring a thrilling script by the legendary Don McGregor and incredible art by Mike Mayhew, Matanzas is a classic Zorro adventure - presented here for the very first time! Thrill to the adventures in this very first issue!
This issue features three stories."Expressway to Hell" - Jason, a runaway teen, hops a freight train and meets a trio of gangbangers also riding the rails, as well as a silent young woman huddled in a corner. Also in the boxcar is a dead bum wrapped in a cloak, and Jason helps the thugs throw the body off the train. As they proceed, they gather a few more runaway children. Soon they discover another wrapped body which they had somehow missed, and dispose of it similarly. They continue until they reach the train's stop where they meet another gangster and his van. They all climb aboard and are taken to the gang leader, K-Tel, at his warehouse headquarters. K-Tel intends to put the kids on the street and so to make them dependent on him he insists they smoke crack. As Jason protests, the wrapped body again appears, but now it rises and is revealed to be Cloak. The silent woman sheds her coat, showing herself to be Dagger, while the thugs fire upon Cloak. She dispatches the gangsters with her light knives, as Cloak overwhelms them with his darkness. Later, aided by Cloak and Dagger, Jason and the other runaways are set up at runaway shelters.
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It is the year 2018. The Martian invasion of Earth has left our world shattered and its population enslaved. Into this post-apocalyptic nightmare comes Killraven, a man obsessed with his mission: to free Earth! Don McGregor and P. Craig Russell took on Killraven's quest, and together they crafted some of the most compelling and nuanced comic-art masterpieces of the era. Their hero and his band of Freemen rebels strive, grow, battle and love with a humanity that's as touching as it is exciting. And now, the complete Killraven sci-fi action opus is collected in this incomparable Marvel Masterworks - beautifully restored and featuring an amazing selection of behind-the-scenes material! Collecting AMAZING ADVENTURES (1970) #18-39 and MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVEL #7.
Dusk, continues to do his job, investigating husbands and there extra-curricular activities. Until Joyce (his lover) and her two small children, Jennie and Anthony, are killed. Dusk is determined to solve the murder of Joyce and her children.
This is the second Blade solo series from Marvel, the first under their Strange Tales banner. Other Strange Tales titles included Man-Thing, Werewolf By Night, and an announced Satana solo title penned by Warren Ellis that ultimately was never produced. The title coincided with the release of the New Line Cinema film featuring Wesley Snipes.