Garth Ennis comic
For A Few Troubles More, set in Belfast Pubs, is a comedy of two prats: Dougie Patterson and Ivor Thompson. Dougie is a smartarse whose remarks constantly get him into trouble. Ivor is a drunken get who once shot himself in the foot. In the sometimes pathetic future that fate has in store for them, both discover they have a lot to learn about weddings, laxatives - and the consequences of tying naked people to police landrovers.This hilarious graphic folly is from the creative team responsible for the acclaimed Troubled Souls. It's scripted by Garth Ennis (winner of the 1990 Speakeasy Award for Best New Writer) and the besotted saga is brought to life by the artistry of John McCrea and Wendy.Simpson. A major new work from comic's brightest rising stars.
Genre: Graphic Novels
- Issue # Full (2 years ago)
A very hard man leads the Russian special forces team that is investigating a downed plane in Afghanistan. But when British and US forces also get thrown in the mix, tension turns to carnage as the whole mission goes sideways. Then Ennis really lets loose.
In the controversial and thought-provoking tale TRUE FAITH, a disenfranchised young man is exposed to the destructive and manipulative sides of faith and belief when he becomes caught up in another man's vendetta against God. After his wife died during childbirth, Terry Adair suddenly saw God as an obstruction to humanity. Setting out on a path of pastoral murders and church bombings, the faithless fanatic offers innocent bystander and witness Nigel Gibson a simple choice: join his crusade or die. Now forced to join Terry's atheist mission of devastation, young Nigel's eyes are quickly opened to the true nature of faith and how easily it can be used to destroy people.Garth Ennis' second profession published work, in which was first released serialized in the Crisis anthology by Fleetway. Because of religious backlash the collected trade paperback from Fleetway became scares. The series would find life again in Vertigo.
- Issue # TPB (2 years ago)
A WAR IS A DIFFICULT THING TO KILL The Second World War is almost over, but no one seems to have told the Germans — as Royal Air Force pilot Jamie McKenzie finds out when he’s assigned to deadly shipping strikes along the enemy coast. Flying the Mosquito fighter-bomber against heavily armed targets is dangerous enough at the best of times, but after incurring the wrath of his vengeful commanding officer, Jamie is assigned the most unpopular navigator in the unit — not to mention the least reliable aircraft. Worse still, the commander’s sights are firmly set on Jamie’s beautiful young wife, Beth.
Twelve years after the events of The Boys, Hughie finds himself back home in Scotland where he intends to finally marry Annie in the company of friends and family. But the sudden appearance of a peculiar document sends our hero into a tailspin and threatens to bring the events of his nightmarish past crashing down on him in the worst possible way. There was one story about The Boys that Hughie never knew. Now, whether he likes it or not, he’s going to.
- Issue #1 (2 years ago)
Some of the most popular strips from this most influential of comic books return in the all-new special: there's killer shark action in Hookjaw by Keith Richardson and Dan Lish, juvenile delinquency in Kids Rule OK by Ram V and Henrick Stahlstrom, frontline German Panzer with Hellman of Hammer Force by Garth Ennis and Mike Dorey, merciless secret agent action with Dredger by Zina Hutton and Staz Johnson, and the brand new Hell Machine by Henry Flint and Jake Lynch.
- Issue # Full (2 years ago)
Garth Ennis (Co-Creator of The Boys & Preacher) is back at Marvel and writing the Punisher again, this time with art phenom Jacen Burrows (MOON KNIGHT, 303, Crossed) at his side. A dozen Russian mobsters lie dead at the Punisher’s feet and he wasn’t the one who pulled the trigger. If you know Frank Castle, you know this doesn’t necessarily set his mind at ease. Who is in New York City decimating the Russian mob and can it be long before they come into conflict with Frank?
Featuring issues 1-3 of the Night Witches series, along with a complete cover gallery featuring the art of John Cassaday and Garry (Dan Dare) Leach, along with a special look at the making of the series with artist Russ Braun!
- Issue # TPB (2 years ago)
Meet Jennifer Fellows, your average suburban housewife. Every day she makes breakfast, takes the kids to school, cleans the house, naps for an hour or two, makes dinner, puts the kids to bed, and kisses her husband goodnight then hopes the drugs she gave them in their dinner keep them asleep until morning. Meet Jennifer Blood, ruthless vigilante. Every night she stalks the underworld on a personal vendetta against organized crime, determined to obliterate the parasites and scum who run the city's rackets. But, can she keep her dual life separate? This suburban punisher is ready to be unleashed in a story that can only be told by the legendary Garth Ennis. Collects the first three volumes of the hit series (A Woman’s Work is Never Done, Beautiful People, and Neither Tarnished Nor Afraid) along with additional bonus materi
All-new printing collecting the first 14 issues of the critically acclaimed series, now heading to live-action on Amazon Prime! This is going to hurt! In a world where costumed heroes soar through the sky and masked vigilantes prowl the night, someone's got to make sure the "supes" don't get out of line. And someone will! Billy Butcher, Wee Hughie, Mother's Milk, The Frenchman, and The Female are The Boys: A CIA-backed team of very dangerous people, each one dedicated to the struggle against the most dangerous force on Earth - superpower! Some superheroes have to be watched. Some have to be controlled. And some of them - sometimes - need to be taken out of the picture. That's when you call in The Boys! After the opening story arc introducing Hughie to the team (issues 1-6), Dark avenger Tek-Knight and his ex-partner Swingwing are in trouble (issues 7-14). Big trouble. One has lost control of his terrifyingly overactive sex-drive, and the other might just be a murderer. It's up to Hughie and Butcher to work out which is which, in Get Some. Then, in Glorious Five-Year Plan, The Boys travel to Russia - where their corporate opponents are working with the mob, in a super-conspiracy that threatens to spiral lethally out of control. Good thing our heroes have Love Sausage on their side. Featuring some ever-so-slight tweaks the creators have meticulously restored, The Boys Omniobus Volume 1 also features bonus art materials, the script to issue #1 by Garth Ennis, a complete cover gallery, and more!
At the dawn of time, Erf and his three amphibious friends, Figwillop, KWAAAH, and the Booper, take their first nervous steps out of the ocean, the beginning of an adventure into the primordial world. As they explore the exciting new lands beyond the shore, they discover that the prehistoric jungle is home to the mighty and terrifying Colossux. What follows is an evolutionary fable of love and loyalty for readers of all ages!
- Issue # Full (3 years ago)
The acclaimed VERTIGO series PREACHER may have come to an end, but its haunting imagery lives on in PREACHER: DEAD OR ALIVE — THE COLLECTED COVERS. In the tradition of THE SANDMAN: DUST COVERS — THE COLLECTED SANDMAN COVERS book, DEAD OR ALIVE is a comprehensive collection of every cover painting of PREACHER by fan-favorite artist Glenn Fabry, in a handsome softcover edition that beautifully showcases his award-winning work. DEAD OR ALIVE collects all 66 covers of the monthly series, as well as the covers to all PREACHER SPECIALS, trade paperback collections, the PREACHER retail poster, and even the cover to Wizard: The Comics Magazine #71. Featuring an introduction by PREACHER writer/co-creator Garth Ennis, a foreword by Fabry, and a behind-the-scenes peek and running commentary throughout on the creative process behind each cover by Ennis and Fabry, DEAD OR ALIVE will makes a beautiful addition to any coffee table or art-book library. Each cover painting — reproduced free of logo and text — is accompanied by black-and-white reproductions of the artist's initial cover sketches (including the ones that didn't make the final cut) complete with notations. Fans of the popular series can now see for themselves what went on between initial concept and final execution.
So these two FBI agents walk into a warehouse…Special Agents Shaw and McGregor handle the routine cases nowadays, which is just the way Shaw likes it. She’s pushing 40, a borderline burnout, the ghastly memories of her last investigation still clinging like shadows. McGregor is younger, more dedicated, hanging onto some measure of idealism whatever the world might throw at him.When two fellow agents go missing inside a Long Beach warehouse, Shaw and McGregor are sent to investi-gate. But what they find waiting is far from routine, as the local police have already discovered to their cost. Before the night is out, our heroes will encounter terror beyond their most appalling nightmares—in a place where the night may never end at all.A new kind of horror story for modern America, written by Garth Ennis (Preacher, The Boys, Crossed) and drawn by Goran Sudžuka (Y: The Last Man, Hellblazer).
The story of Billy Butcher, the Boys' mysterious leader, is told at last. From the backstreets of London's East End to the carnage of the Falklands War, from the heights of love to the depths of tragedy, the most violent man in comics reveals the terrible nature of the forces that drive him. And when he's done, he'll be ready... to finish things once and for all. MATURE THEMES
He then goes to the bar where he meets Jenny Romano and asks for a glass of milk, much to the latter's surprise. He's then seen flirting with some of the girls inside the bar and eventually leaves with one of them, telling her that he can get her a walk-on part in The Simpsons. Whilst he's at his home with the woman, the reader is introduced to Sonatine, who is spying on him through a mystical source, as well as the current wielder of the Angelus, who wants to kill him the moment he gains The Darkness, hoping to end the Estacado family line once and for all.
John Constantine is, first and foremost, a man of mystery - but in this self-contained special, one of his darkest secrets is revealed at last. A seemingly random encounter with an old man triggers painful memories of the day a teenaged Constantine narrowly escaped a horrific death at the man's hands. In the shadows of a London church, Constantine learns a terrible truth about the old man's relationship to the First of the Fallen, ruler of Hell, who holds Constantine's ultimate fate in the palm of his hand.
- Issue # Full (3 years ago)
All-new tales! A free-form band composed of some of the best talent in the medium got together late one night in Vertigo's back room and cooked up the anthology VERTIGO JAM, a great place to experience a riff of Vertigo's ongoing monthly books. The first cut is an 8-page SANDMAN number by Neil Gaiman and Kevin Nowlan that explores some of the nooks and crannies of Dream's kingdom. Other tracks include a HELLBLAZER tale by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon in which Constantine has an encounter with an old flame; a SHADE, THE CHANGING MAN piece in which our hero explores the religious morals and the carcass of a baneful priest, as recorded by Peter Milligan and Mike Allred; a DOOM PATROL tune by Rachel Pollack and Eric Shanower in which the team must contend with a pair of promiscuous spirits who have escaped from their headquarters; an ANIMAL MAN cut by Jamie Delano, Scot Eaton and Mark Pennington in which Buddy Baker and a straight-shooting fowl talk turkey; a haunting SWAMP THING melody about a ghost lost in the plant realm of the Green, composed by Nancy A. Collins, Phil Hester and Kim DeMulder; and the bizarre experimental sounds of KID ETERNITY by Ann Nocenti and Sean Phillips.
- Issue # Full (3 years ago)