Fred Van Lente comic
From the New York Times bestselling writer of the Marvel Zombies series comes a gut-splitting (then eating) comedy! A small outbreak can turn into a worldwide apocalypse... but only through a long string of screw-ups. Once actual zombies begin popping up in our world, a lone intelligence analyst realizes real-life events are beginning to mimic the events of a long-lost, Grade-Z, drive-in horror flick. As he races to save humanity with this knowledge, he quickly learns the only thing more dangerous than ravenous walking corpses is the ineptitude of the living!
This summer, Marvel Studios is bringing to life two of the AVENGERS in THOR and CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER. But their adventures don’t end on the silver screen. Pick up this 48-page book for two whole new stories starring Thor, Cap, and all your favorite characters from the films! Citadel of Spires: When Fandral—one of the Warriors Three—is taken captive, it’s up to Thor, Sif and Loki to get him back… despite going up against one of the fiercest creatures in the nine realms! U-Base: When Hydra’s U-Boats take out an Allied target, it’s up to CAPTAIN AMERICA and his HOWLING COMMANDOS to strike back! The heroes sneak in to a Hydra U-Base, but there they find that the tentacles in the Hydra logo might not be simply symbolize! From FRED VAN LENTE (Amazing Spider-Man, Incredible Hercules) and RON LIM (Silver Surfer, Infinity Gauntlet) comes a duo of Adventures from this summer’s hottest heroes!
- Issue # Full (9 months ago)
The Psi-Lords make their debut in the modern-era Valiant Universe in a brand-new ongoing series! But WHO are they? And where they heck are they?! Prepare for a cosmic adventure like no other! Seriously, it's wild stuff.
Martial arts enthusiast and inventor Tommy Zhou has developed a groundbreaking innovation--wrist bands that create an endless variety of weapons from solid holograms. But an evil order of assassins believes Tommy has stumbled upon the long-lost mystic technique of the Order of Wu-Shi-'the way of the Weapon'--and they're sending waves of killers after him to steal it back! Action! Fights! Advanced technology! Ancient Chinese legend! They all collide HERE!
In a city full of superpowered do-gooders, the mob needs above-average enforcers to get away with robbery, murder, and so much more. Enter the Silencers, a lineup of criminals with extraordinary abilities who are more than happy to use lethal force for a mafia-funded payday. But when the Silencers' leader, the legendary Cardinal, finds out his team's being set up for a deadly fall, these pawns do more than try to put a mob king in checkmate... They want to take over the whole city's crime scene.
An all-star lineup of creators brings you the origins of Marvel’s greatest heroes! Short, accessible origin stories, all drawn by a roster of the hottest artists, including John Romita Jr., Leinil Francis Yu, Alan Davis and MORE! From the Avengers to the X-Men! From Iron Man, Thor, the Fantastic Four and Spider-Man to Hulk, Deadpool, Black Widow and the Punisher! They’re all here!
- Issue # Full (one year ago)
Rocketing out of the pages of 4001 A.D...the present and future of Valiant's greatest heroes come together in four essential standalone chapters at the heart of the blockbuster comics event of the year! Blast two thousand years into the future as the never-before-told history of New Japan's dominion over Earth and the future fates of X-O Manowar, Bloodshot and Shadowman stand revealed. Then, witness the battle- scarred debut of the boldest new hero of this century or the next when War Mother makes her history-shattering debut! The future starts now as all-star writers Robert Venditti, Jeff Lemire, Jody Houser, Rafer Roberts, and Fred Van Lente join visionary artists Clayton Henry, Doug Braithwaite, Robert Gill, and Tomas Giorello to bring the Valiant Universe barreling into the 41st century! Collecting 4001 A.D.: X-O MANOWAR #1, 4001 A.D.: BLOODSHOT #1, 4001 A.D.: SHADOWMAN #1, and 4001 A.D.: WAR MOTHER #1.
- Issue # TPB (one year ago)
After Sam Garrison and his pregnant wife move into a rough inner-city neighborhood plagued by gangs and drugs, Sam and his neighbor Mark Buchanan decide to bring their own brand of justice to the streets as masked vigilantes called the Watchdogs. But Sam learns that Mark has a darker agenda... and finds himself accused of murder.
- Issue # Full (one year ago)
Several years ago, one of Spider-Man's greatest enemies, Kraven the Hunter, stalked his last prey, dying with a violent, misbegotten honor. Now, two women claiming to be his wife and daughter have tracked Spider-Man, through the urban jungle, weakening him through the Gauntlet while they prepare to attempt an unholy resurrection. They're hunting Spiders...and Spider-Man's friends and namesakes are in their sights. J.M. DeMatteis, author of the classic 'Kraven's Last Hunt' returns to the Amazing Spider-Man with Max Fiumara to explore an unknown confrontation between Kraven and Spidey's violent doppelganger KAINE Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #634-637, GRIM HUNT PROLOGUE and material from WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #7 & SPIDER-MAN ORIGIN OF THE HUNTER.
You only think you know comics history! The epic - and insane! - story of comic books, manga, and graphic novels, told as a comic, in the inimitable, irreverent, and award-winning Action Philosophers style, begins here! Before there could be comics, there has to be newspaper strips, animated cartoons, and pulp magazines. Thrill to publishing giants William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer duking it out over The Yellow Kid! Tremble at the war between Walt Disney and Max Fleischer for animation domination! Follow the bizarre trail of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster's first superhero from sci-fi pulp to comic strip to the birth a new medium! Plus, the early years of Jack Kirby, Will Eisner, Winsor McCay, and Joe Simon!
In the aftermath of Spidey’s Fantastic Four voyage, his whole world is turned upside down by the new rules of the world. The good news is that after all these years, Spider-Man finally gets the upper hand onJ. Jonah Jameson--but it's gonna cost him, particularly with the all-new Vulture winging into town! Then,Peter drops by Aunt May's house for the shock of his life! Set your faces to stun! Plus: Spidey's old nemesis THE SPOT returns deadlier than ever! Wait. Did we just use " The Spot" and "deadlier" in the same sentence? You better believe it! Also, an adventure from Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four's past is about to have a profound effect on their future...that's if Spidey and the Torch can stop fighting long enough to notice! What's the cosmic-level rift that's dividing two of the Marvel U.'s best friends? Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #589-594 and material from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: EXTRA #2.
The awe-inspiring, adventure-loving, science-doing series co-created by EAST OF WEST's NICK DRAGOTTA returns with an all-new story from superstar creators FRED VAN LENTE, TOM FOWLER, and JORDIE BELLAIRE! Tuck and Celine's parents put their family in suspended animation to ride out the ecological apocalypse-but when the kids wake up to find Mom & Dad are gone, they have to make their way across a brave and terrifying new world to find the 'rents...using only their Howtoons projects to survive!
Before the X-Men, before his battle with the Hulk and Wendigo, the man cipher-coded "Weapon X" was the lone super-agent for the Canadian government's top-secret Department H program. The military brass don't trust a loose cannon who can't even remember his past, but when a commando unit is lost in small town completely taken over by an unstoppable cybernetic plague, Logan finally has a chance to prove himself... but only if he survives "Operation: Wolverine"!
- Issue # Full (2 years ago)
KINGDOM OF THE GNOME: After twenty years, the original story arc of the New Universe's Dream Walker is at long last completed! The deadly Gnome has lured Nightmask into one final duel to the death in an artificial dreamscape that's been created specifically to destroy him, using Nightmask's own sister as bait!
- Issue # Full (2 years ago)
For over FORTY YEARS, Troma Studios has blazed its own bloody, slime-covered trail, making movies their own damn way! From The Toxic Avenger to The Class Of Nuke 'Em High to Poultrygeist to Tromeo And Juliet, Lloyd Kaufman never compromised, waving his independent freak-flag freely, and helped jumpstart the careers of luminaries such as James Gunn, Trey Parker, Eli Roth, Oliver Stone and countless others! How, you might ask, did a couple of rebels with almost no cash manage to make a library of a THOUSAND films? You'll have to pick up this incredible collection to find out, featuring never-before-seen film stills, rare posters, candid interviews, and buckets and buckets and BUCKETS of fake blood...
Collects Amazing Fantasy (2004) #7-12 ("A" Stories Only).Presenting the all-new, all-different Scorpion! After the vicious murder of her adoptive parents, Carmilla Black discovers her biological mother is the top scientist of the worldwide terrorist network A.I.M. Now, to unravel the secrets of her true identity and mysterious power, she's hot on the heels of her enigmatic mother, with S.H.I.E.L.D. close behind, hoping she'll take them right to the terrorists' leadership!
Collects material from Amazing Fantasy (2004) #15, Incredible Hulk (2000) #100 and Incredible Hercules #126, #133, #135 and #137.Get to know Cho! That's teen genius Amadeus Cho, the seventh smartest person in the world — but who's counting? When Cho is declared "Mastermind Excello" by an intelligence contest, his life suddenly spins out of control — and now he'll need all his smarts just to stay alive! Luckily, Cho — and his adorable coyote pup, Kirby — quickly meet and befriend two of the Marvel Universe's strongest powerhouses: Hercules and the Incredible Hulk! When Cho investigates his sister's fate, a complex web begins to unravel. Who has been manipulating him? And why? Can the seventh smartest person on the planet solve the riddle of his own past and future?
- Issue # TPB (2 years ago)
Who is IRON MAN, the world-renowned symbol of mega-conglomerate Stark International? And what terrible secret from his past forces billionaire inventor TONY STARK to become the Golden Guardian? Find out here!