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Luke Cage burst onto the comics scene in 1972 as the "Hero for Hire." Equal parts Marvel Method and Blaxploitation boldness, he was a new kind of hero for a new era. Now, the Marvel Masterworks proudly present the complete Luke Cage, Hero for Hire - the historic first title to headline an African-American super hero - in one hardcover volume! Cage's adventures depicted New York City's 1970s grit and the plight of its people unlike any other, all while incorporating larger-than-life villains including Black Mariah and Doctor Doom. From Cage's origin story to his first exploits as the hard-as-steel hero, each issue has been painstakingly restored and collected here in color for the very first time! Collecting LUKE CAGE, HERO FOR HIRE #1-16.
BATMAN ARKHAM: MAN-BAT collects some of the villain's greatest stories by some of the industry's greatest creators, including Neal Adams (GREEN LANTERN/GREEN ARROW), Steve Ditko (Spider-Man), J. G. Jones (WONDER WOMAN), Gerry Conway (JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA), Chuck Dixon (NIGHTWING), Flint Henry (DETECTIVE COMICS) and many more!
Erik Larsen returns to the book he revolutionized back in the 90’s with a story that will remind you why! Legends Gerry Conway and Mark Bagley team up for a KILLER Spidey story that’ll keep you guessing until you read the last page.
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From legendary writer Paul Levitz (THE GREAT DARKNESS SAGA) and artists Mike Grell (GREEN ARROW, Warlord), James Sherman and more comes SUPERBOY AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES.It's the long-awaited wedding of Saturn Girl and Lightning Lad, with a ceremony bringing together Legionnaires and friends from across galaxies! But amid the celebration, one guest's joy for the happy couple is mixed with apprehension: something is wrong with the 30th century, and only Superboy can see it. To figure out what happened to the Legion's future, Superboy and his friends must venture a thousand years into the past-to 1978! Plus, the Legion face off against the Worldsmith, rescue their billionaire benefactor, take over Superboy's brain and more!Continuing directly from the LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES ARCHIVES, this volume includes stories from SUPERBOY AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #234-240, ALL-NEW COLLECTORS' EDITION C-55 and DC SUPER-STARS #17.
The Legion of Super-Heroes fight the Psycho Warrior, a mentally unstable man who feels grief and guilt over the loss of his love. Superboy is able to stop Psycho Warrior, but not before he is reminded of the death of his parents and shown how they died. Superboy goes back in the past to his normal time and Saturn Girl gives him a mental hypnotic suggestion to remain in the past so he won't have to endure the loss of his parents and be constantly reminded of it or be tempted to change it
These are the greatest stories of Poison Ivy, one of Batman’s deadliest foes, from the pages of BATMAN #181 and #339, BATMAN/POISON IVY #1, BATMAN CHRONICLES #9, BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT ANNUAL #3, DETECTIVE COMICS #23.1, GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #8, JOKER’S ASYLUM: POISON IVY #1, BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #42-43, WORLD’S FINEST #251-252 and SECRET ORIGINS #36!
Chronicles the first adventures Torr and Tarra. When they were babies, they were brought before the evil king Tyrannus, who ordered the twins to be killed because of a prophecy given to him by his court wizard Konjuro. The prophecy stated how the twins would someday defeat the king and take over as rulers.
Spider-Man's not just amazing, he's spectacular - and Marvel is proud to usher in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN as the Marvel Masterworks' 250th volume! In 1976, Spidey notched his second solo series under the direction of Gerry Conway and Sal Buscema. With his first live-action TV series on the horizon, the world wanted to know just who this Peter Parker guy was. SPECTACULAR not only expanded opportunities for the web-slinging wonder, it also provided a platform to expand upon and explore the world of his incomparable supporting cast: J. Jonah Jameson, Mary Jane Watson, Flash Thompson and more! Of course, there was no shortage of villains - including the Vulture and Morbius - or iconic guest stars, ranging from the White Tiger to the Inhumans! Collecting SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (1976) #1-15.
The Chronicles of Kull Volume 1: A King Comes Riding and Other Stories kicks off Dark Horse’s newest addition to its popular Robert E. Howard reprint line. Presenting every color Kull comic from the 1970s and ’80s chronologically for the first time ever, volume 1 features color Kull stories from Creatures on the Loose! #10, Monsters on the Prowl #16, and Kull the Conqueror #1 to #9. The writing talents of legendary creators Roy Thomas, Gerry Conway, and Len Wein and the stunning visuals of Marie Severin, John Severin, and Bernie Wrightson are on display in such thrilling tales as “The Skull of Silence,” “Night of the Red Slayers,” and “The Forbidden Swamp!” See how Robert E. Howard’s Kull stories were interpreted over three decades ago in comics.
From legendary comics writer Gerry Conway with illustrattions by fan-favorite artists including Jim Aparo, Carmine Infantino, José Luis García-López and Don Newton, and featuring guest appearances by Superman, Green Lantern, and the whole Bat-family, these classic tales showcase one of the greatest talents ever to write for the Caped Crusader in TALES OF THE BATMAN: GERRY CONWAY.From the time his first story was published in 1969, GERRY CONWAGerry ConwaYy became one of the most prolific and highly regarded comics writers of the era. He wrote for nearly every character being published at the time, and his original creations—including Firestorm, Steel and Vixen—changed comics history forever. Conway’s work had a profound affect on the legacy of Batman, with his creations Killer Croc and Jason Todd becoming mainstays in the legend of the Dark Knight.Collects DETECTIVE COMICS 463, 464, 497-499, 501-504, THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD 158, 161, 171-174, BATMAN 295, 305, 306, BATMAN FAMILY 17, MAN-BAT 1 and , WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 250, 269.
It is the year 2018. The Martian invasion of Earth has left our world shattered and its population enslaved. Into this post-apocalyptic nightmare comes Killraven, a man obsessed with his mission: to free Earth! Don McGregor and P. Craig Russell took on Killraven's quest, and together they crafted some of the most compelling and nuanced comic-art masterpieces of the era. Their hero and his band of Freemen rebels strive, grow, battle and love with a humanity that's as touching as it is exciting. And now, the complete Killraven sci-fi action opus is collected in this incomparable Marvel Masterworks - beautifully restored and featuring an amazing selection of behind-the-scenes material! Collecting AMAZING ADVENTURES (1970) #18-39 and MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVEL #7.
12 issue maxi series from writers Gerry Conway and Roy Thomas with art from Dan Jurgens. Not originally part of the DC Universe, however, lead character Rik Sunn would later make an appearance in Superman, and the Sun Devils were mentioned in an issue of Booster Gold.
One of the Dark Knight’s oldest enemies, Hugo Strange is the first foe to determine Batman’s true identity: Bruce Wayne, mild-mannered playboy billionaire! In Strange’s first appearance, he was a simple mad scientist turned bank robber, but after being foiled by the Caped Crusader, he dedicated his life to taking revenge on Batman and assuming his identity.Batman Arkham: Hugo Strange collects some of the villain’s greatest stories by classic creators, including Marshall Rogers (Detective Comics), Steve Englehart (Green Lantern), Gerry Conway (Justice League of America), Doug Moench (Batman) and many more!Collects Detective Comics #36, #471, #472 and #942, Batman #356, Batman Annual #10, Batman: Gotham Knights #8-11 and Who’s Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #18.
Collects Doctor Strange and Doctor Doom: Triumph and Torment, Doctor Strange (1974) #57 and material from Astonishing Tales (1970) #8, Marvel Fanfare (1982) #16 and #43. Every year on Midsummer's Eve, Victor von Doom clashes with the forces of evil in a vain attempt to free his mother's soul from Hell. Only when Doctor Stephen Strange -- Master of the Mystic Arts and Earth's Sorcerer Supreme -- is convinced to join the fight, does the outcome have any hope of changing. But first these unlikely allies must journey to Mephisto's infernal realm ... where they find that the cost of one soul may be more than they are willing to pay!
How better to celebrate a Marvel Masterworks milestone 150th volume than with all Marvel's most-famous characters all piled into one amazing title-Marvel Team-Up! In the world of interconnected heroes that Marvel Comics pioneered, Team-Up made that formula a franchise and gave fans a much-desired double-monthly Spidey fix. Created by the same top-flight talents that brought you Amazing Spider-Man-Roy Thomas, Gil Kane, Gerry Conway, Ross Andru and Jim Mooney-MTU brings Spidey together with the Human Torch, the X-Men, the Vision, the Thing, Thor, the Cat, Iron Man and the Inhumans. That's enough super hero for anybody's diet! And with villains like Kang the Conqueror, Sandman and Morbius for dessert, Team-Up's will have you full-up with classic comic book adventure!
What if Peter Parker wasn't the one bitten by the radioactive spider? What if the person who got bit was someone who didn't live by the mantra of "with great power comes great responsibility"? What if that person was an egotistical bully who was only interested in taking care of himself? What if…FLASH THOMPSON became Spider-Man?
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Dracula's name alone is enough to inspire nightmares. The legendary lord of the undead first appeared in the Marvel Universe in the 1970s - and TOMB OF DRACULA, the most popular of The House's horror titles, lasted an astonishing seven years. Now it's time to experience the legend as we collect the first 25 issues of the classic spooky series along with a few chilling surprises! Reprinting "Tomb of Dracula" #'s 1-25, "Werewolf by Night" #15 and "Giant-Size Chillers" #1.
The Parker family is web-slinging and wall-crawling their way into your hearts and into comic shops later this year! Life is good for Peter Parker and Mary Jane; their daughter Annie is their pride and joy, they're both working and (barely) making ends meet, they're keeping the streets of New York City safe from super villains…you know, normal family stuff. Oh, did we mention MJ and Annie have Spider-Powers –– just like Peter?! Being Spider-Man just became a family affair...
Not a hoax, not a dream, not an imaginary story - just the most not-to-be-missed mini-series of the season! If you only buy one (well, two) comics this month about super-powered, intelligent apes-in-capes, it must be MARVEL APES!.