Elliot S. Maggin comic
The 1970s adventures of Shazam! These new adventures combined the cartoony art of C.C. Beck, the original artist from the best-selling comics of the 1940s, with the modern, tongue-in-cheek sensibility of writers including Dennis O’Neil as the entire Marvel family reunite for all-new adventures.
One lone survivor of Krypton became the greatest hero in the universe—Superman. But before its destruction, the Man of Steel’s birthplace was home to legions of heroes and heretics who molded their society into the technological wonderland it would become. Take a look into the time before there was a Superman and walk with his ancestors to uncover the tales of their lost civilization!From some of the industry’s greatest creators come the life and times of Jor-El, father of Superman; the story of a forbidden love that would ignite a civil war and lead to the eventual destruction of the entire planet; and the Kryptonian legends that defined their history.Collects WORLD OF KRYPTON VOL. 1 #1-3 and THE WORLD OF KRYPTON VOL. 2 #1-4, with stories from SUPERMAN #233, #236, #238, #240, #248, #257, #266, and SUPERMAN FAMILY # 182
In this Elseworlds tale, Batman is in the American West during the Civil War on a dangerous secret mission for President Lincoln. As he relentlessly pursues a threat to the Union, Batman, and his alter ego Bruce Wayne, encounter Samuel Clemens, Wild Bill Hickok and other luminaries of the Old West. His servant and friend, the ever-droll Alfred, makes his contribution to the action, as does the Bat-Man's Native American partner, Redbird.
- Issue # Full (6 years ago)
Imagine being haunted by dreams of another life, on another planet, with a woman who's not your wife. Then imagine the life you believed you were living here on Earth was the lie... and your 'dreams' of life in the Martian colonies were the reality. That's the problem Doug Quaid faces in the year 2075 in DC's authorized adaptation of the Carolco Pictures film "Total Recall." Because when Quaid begins to explore his dreams, he also discovers that he possesses information that could change the history of two worlds... or could get him killed by the people behind the bizarre realignment of his life.
- Issue # Full (6 years ago)
High school sit-com "Welcome Back Kotter" was a smash hit for ABC-TV in 1975. In 1976, DC made the group of juvenile delinquents - the Sweathogs - hit the books (for a change), bringing their classroom antics into their own sit-comic. The first issue, written by Elliott S! Maggin with spot - on likenesses rendered by Jack Sparling, actually gave teacher Mr. Kotter an opportunity to transfer out of Brooklyn's James Buchanan High School. However, his wife Julie and the Sweathogs intervened.
Batgirl and Robin must team up to face the ghost of Benedict Arnold, who looks to take over Washington, D.C., in "The Invader from Hell." Plus, the origin of the Batgirl and Robin team, the origin of Man-Bat and more!
Familiar heroes in an unfamiliar world! From a baby Kal-L landing in Soviet Russia to the Dark Knight becoming the world's first Green Lantern to the Amazonian Princess Wonder Woman arriving during the Victorian Era, anything is possible in ELSEWORLDS!