Fred Van Lente comic
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.
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 (25 days 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 (25 days 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 (25 days 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 (9 months 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 (9 months 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 (10 months 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!
Spidey teams up with Mayor Bloomberg, and it’s all in the name of public service! This one-of-a-kind comics story — first offered as an insert in the New York Daily News; and available for download onto your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad using the Marvel App — spotlights the range of New York City’s public employment services by using Spidey’s alter-ego Peter Parker, the world’s most prolific jobseeker, as an example of how to use the city’s Workforce1 system. Plus: Hit the streets for a team-up of a different sort, as the web-slinging wonder joins forces with the all-new, all-different Power Man! And learn why you CAN sometimes send a Spider-GIRL to do a Spider-MAN’s job. Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: YOU'RE HIRED!, and material from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #648 (Spider-Girl story) and #652-653 (Spider-Man/Power Man stories).
- Issue # Full (10 months ago)
When Bruce Banner was caught in the blast of an experimental Gamma Bomb, the radiation did not just spawn the incredible beast we know as the Hulk! No indeed, for from that moment grew an entire Hulk Family! From Bruce's cousin She-Hulk to those who've inherited his irradiated genes, Hulk's family tree is looking a little more green all the time. Featuring: the Senstational She-Hulk! Skaar, Son of Hulk! The Daughter of Hulk and Thundra! And the Spectacular Scorpion, who suspects that she, too, might be part of the fam'. Four incredible stories, four tales of Gamma-fueled action, all in one great one-shot! Be there!
- Issue # Full (10 months ago)
"""Van Lente display(s)... masterful ability to write entertaining stories¦Olivetti's...painterly style gives the imagery an ethereal quality that seems based in reality, but shrouded in the mystery of myth.""“Comic Book Resources".
The bestselling, mind-blowing graphic history of our favorite medium continues with the long birth of the Graphic Novel, spanning from1835 Switzerland to the USA today! How French and Belgian comics broke away from the American tradition and inspired Heavy Metal and a sci-fi comics revolution! Starring: Will Eisner! Moebius! Gil Kane! Herge! Rodolfe Töpffer! All this and a brand-new HER-story of Comics story (and World History of Comics variant cover) too!