Duane Swierczynski comic
Dynamite is proud to Ex-Con, the next book in a series of creator driven comics - with The Creators Unleashed, featuring all new concepts and characters from the industry's best and brightest! This month, we present Ex-Con, written by Duane Swierczynski (Cable, Deadpool, Judge Dredd)! 1985: L.A. con artist Cody Pomeray had a gift for looking inside a mark's soul with just a glance. But one fateful night, he targeted the wrong man and was sentences to the most savage prison in California. Pomeray would have been beaten to death on his first day if not for the intervention of Barnaby Creed, the most powerful crime lord in the Southland... 1989: Now Pomeray's out on parole, robbed of his special ability and tasked with doing Creed "a little favor." He has no idea he's just stepped into a long con, and this time, *he's* the mark...
Iron Man does battle with a hyper-intelligent space probe bent on terraforming the planet! And Tony battles Titanium Man while fielding calls for Stark International! All this and more in this all-new, all-action, all-black-and-white one-shot in the spirit of the Mighty Marvel Magazines of yore, but ALL-NOW in style! The Iron Mania never lets up for a moment over these four stories by some of Marvel’s hottest writers!
- Issue # Full (one year ago)
Marnie Young, an executive assistant in San Diego, is a sweet girl who wouldn't hurt a fly. She's also super lonely. But one night, without warning, Marnie has a violent seizure; co-workers recoil in horror as she writhes on the floor. Two days later, Marnie wakes up in a hospital room. As her vision comes into focus, she sees 17 doctors and nurses dead on the floor, blood splattered everywhere. Soon she discovers the shocking truth: Marnie has become lethal, and everyone who comes within three feet of her dies instantly! Which is really going to mess up her dating life (if she had one). Is there a cure? Can anyone get close enough to find out?
There's nothing like chillin' with your closest buds on a weekend fishing trip, especially when you're about to launch the biggest criminal deal of your careers. Out here on the high seas, life is sweet. That is, until your engine explodes. And your boat sinks. And there's no food or water. And the puking starts. And the backstabbing begins. And the only life preserver is in the hands of a man who wears a black shirt with a skull on it!
- Issue # Full (2 years ago)
Ares, the greatest warrior the world has ever known, has lived for thousands of years, wandering the earth and waging war on his enemies. His acts and his axe are legendary and here, in stark black and white, are four tales of how he changed the world through violence. Through brutality. Through war...
- Issue # Full (2 years ago)
The desert above Los Angeles is a harsh, unforgiving place. The heat does something to people's brains - or so thinks Lieutenant Ron Pinkerton, who is investigating a series of shockingly violent crimes perpetrated by the most unlikely suspects.Meanwhile, just a few miles away, astrophysicists at the Mount Wilson Observatory are grappling with another kind of threat - one that threatens to extinguish humanity in the time it takes for your eye to TWITCH...Duane Swierczynski (Fun and Games, Judge Dredd, JC's Tales for a HalloweeNight) and Richard P. Clark (JC's Tales for a HalloweeNight, Marvel, DC) bring you TWITCH #1 (of 5), the FOURTH story in John Carpenter's monthly anthology series Tales of Science Fiction.
Collects X-Men: Hope, X-Men: Blind Science, X-Men: Hellbound #1-3 And X-Factor #204-206.The X-Men are in chaos. As the mutant population dwindles, the messianic Hope returns from the future, carrying with her the hope of repopulating the race. But Bastion, a highly evolved mutant-hunting Sentinel robot, lies in wait. He's acquired an alien virus that has allowed him to reanimate and control some of the X-Men's deadliest enemies - including Bolivar Trask, creator of the Sentinels! And Bastion has ordered Trask to kill the mutant detective team X-Factor! Meanwhile, the X-Man known as Magik has been cast into Limbo. Cannonball assembles an emergency rescue squad to get her back home and out of the clutches of the archdemon N'astirh. But when N'astirh bargains with the X-Man called Pixie for the return of her soul, will Pixie be Magik's rescuer? Or her murderer? The threads of the X-Men's future weave together here!
The city of Arcadia is the dark side of the American Dream. It's the land of opportunity, if you've got the money to buy it or the muscle to take it. The police are the best trained and equipped in the country, if you can afford their protection. Crime is under control, because crime is in control. For the corrupt and the ruthless, Arcadia is paradise on Earth. But a cold storm is blowing through the streets of Arcadia, a plague wind in black leather and torn cloth, a one-eyed, one-man judge, jury, and executioner whom the papers call "The X-Killer." He has set the new rules for Arcadia. Cross the line once, you'll receive a warning. Cross them twice, and X will mark the spot... where they'll find your body.
The minute he saw the dame, Orson Randall knew he was in for a heap of hurt -- all in. But he wouldn't be the hard-boiled hero he was if he didn't go sniffing after trouble. Hero? Randall stopped the laugh in his throat.
- Issue # Full (2 years ago)
Psylocke has returned to the X-Men! Following the defeat of Madelyne Pryor and her Sisterhood, Psylocke travels to Japan to re-inter her former body in its proper resting place. But when a swarm of Hand ninjas attack Psylocke and do the unspeakable under orders from Matsu'o—the assassin originally responsible for transplanting Psylocke’s mind into the body of an Asian ninja—Psylocke determines that Matsu'o is one loose end that can no longer be left unresolved. It’s a tale of carnage and revenge, brought to you by superstars Chris Yost and Harvey Tolibao!
Available with a regular die-cut cover by Michael Gaydos and variant covers by Francesco Francavilla, David Mack, Howard Chaykin, and David Williams.
Collecting X-MEN: CURSE OF THE MUTANTS — STORM & GAMBIT, X-MEN: CURSE OF THE MUTANTS — SMOKE AND BLOOD, X-MEN: CURSE OF THE MUTANTS — BLADE and X-MEN: CURSE OF THE MUTANTS — X-MEN VS. VAMPIRES #1-2.
- Issue # TPB (4 years ago)
The Nobody Murders, Part 1The acclaimed crime comic returns with an all-new #1 issue -- a perfect jumping-on point for new readers. "The Nobody Murders, Part 1": The Black Hood is no more. Sure, there are rumors that the former cop known as Greg Hettinger is still out there, blending in with the homeless population -- and emerging only to stop a violent attack before vanishing again. But the ruthless assassin known as The Nobody considers the Black Hood a loose end, and he's willing to slaughter dozens to flush him out. How high must the body count rise before Greg steps forward to face an opponent he can't possibly beat? Dive into the book UPROXX calls "Highly recommended" and THE MIAMI HERALD regards as "Noir fiction fans will surely dig," as a new season of THE BLACK HOOD kicks off from the killer creative team of Swierczynski and Scott!
Cassian Andor is one of the top intelligence agents in the ranks of the Rebel Alliance, ably assisted by his reprogrammed Imperial security droid, K-2SO. But naturally, the two weren't always on the same side of the Galactic Civil War. Now, for the first time, read the story of the pair's first contentious meeting! It is very likely not to go well.
- Issue # Full (4 years ago)
Garth Ennis finally lets loose to take Punisher to the MAX -- literally -- as the hunter becomes the hunted! No more pulled punches, no more dialing it down.
NEW ONGOING SERIES from the brand new DARK CIRCLE imprint! When Philadelphia police officer Greg Hettinger stepped into the middle of a gunfight, hot lead shredded his face -- and he pulled the trigger, blind. Now Greg is waking up in a world where he's a killer, hopelessly scarred and hooked on painkillers. What does a man do when he can no longer face the world, yet still wants to do good? He puts on a hood...
This monster magazine is 104 pages of all-black-and-white action in the spirit of the Mighty Marvel Magazines of yore, but in an ALL-NOW in style! Wolverine faces off against South Pacific pirates and a sniper with a secret! Then, it's the Sorcerer Supreme versus the magical might of the political terrorist known as the Doktor! And much much more! Collecting material from Rampaging Wolverine, Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu, Indomitable Iron Man, Mystic Hands of Dr. Strange, Savage Acts of Ares. Parental Advisory.
- Issue # Full (4 years ago)