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Howard Chaykin comic

Captain America Theater of War: America First

Captain America Theater of War: America First

In this issue exploring the storied history of America's greatest champion, Howard Chaykin pulls back the Iron Curtain on one of Captain America's wiliest nemeses - Soviet Russia and her never-ending parade of spies, saboteurs, fifth columnists...so many we had to make this story double-sized! Before his role in "The Death of Captain America," no one was more patriotic than the Cap of the Fifties, even if he does have Steve Rogers' shoes to fill. Unfortunately, Nick Fury, a newly minted operative of the CIA, isn't about to let him off the hook that easily. But Cap and Fury better start working together, or they'll find themselves buried in Reds!

Batman/Catwoman: Follow the Money

Batman/Catwoman: Follow the Money

The Cavalier – that's the Z-lister with the swords, right? So how'd he manage to frame Catwoman for a run of burglaries? And how on Earth did he manage the more spectacular crime of cleaning out the Wayne Enterprises pension fund and framing Bruce Wayne for the deed? However impressive he may appear to be, The Cavalier will quickly learn that frame-ups like that cut both ways, as both Batman and Catwoman begin tracking the Gotham City villain in this stand-alone one-shot from comics legend Howard Chaykin!

Star Wars Legends: The Original Marvel Years - Epic Collection

Star Wars Legends: The Original Marvel Years - Epic Collection

Collects Star Wars (1977) #1-23 and material from Pizzazz #1-16 and Star Wars Weekly (UK) #60.May the Force be with you, in the mighty Marvel manner! The classic original Star Wars comic-book series begins with an action-packed adaptation of Episode IV A New Hope, then continues the story of Luke Skywalker and his rebel friends as they fight on against the Empire in the dark shadow of Darth Vader! New planets and new perils await — like the Cloud Riders, the Behemoth and the space pirate Crimson Jack. Han and Chewie need six allies to make eight against a world — and one of them will be cult hero Jaxxon! Luke and the droids end up trapped on a Doomworld! And the Big Game will pit rebel against rebel!

Mutant X: Origin

Mutant X: Origin

Issue #1 of the comic book is a double-sized issue, an origin story of sorts, telling how Adam, and his then mentor, Paul Breedlove, are recruited by the government to run Genomax, and how the initial genetic tinkering occurred.

The Scorpion

The Scorpion

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Time²

Time²

Howard Chaykin's semi-autobiographical work, with a heavy dose of jazz and film noir set in a fantasy version of New York City.
Genre: Fantasy

Black Kiss II

Black Kiss II

Sex, death, and the movies - what else really matters? Nearly twenty five years ago, HOWARD CHAYKIN brought the 80s to a close, and comics to the brink, with his landmark erotic thriller, BLACK KISS. Now, after years of anticipation, he's back with issue one of BLACK KISS II, a six-part miniseries that tells the story behind that legendary story - like the original, in glorious black and white. And really, now - does it have to be so dirty?

Cody Starbuck

Cody Starbuck

Published as a stand alone color one-shot, Cody Starbuck was the middle chapter in Chaykin's long running serial. The first printing suffered from muddy color which was corrected in later re-printings.
Genre: Sci-Fi

The Complete Alfred Bester's The Stars My Destination

The Complete Alfred Bester's The Stars My Destination

Adaptation of the science fiction work. Reprints Heavy Metal #24 and 32 from 1977.

War Is Hell (2019)

War Is Hell (2019)

ALL-NEW WAR STORY! In honor of Marvel’s 80th Anniversary and history with War Comics comes a brand new edition of WAR IS HELL with two fascinating and soul-crushing tales of War. “In the Mood” by Howard Chaykin takes you to the skies as the Luftwaffe and RAF battle over the English Channel for a battle tale of bitter irony and “War Glammer” by Phillip Kennedy Johnson brings you back to Earth in modern day Afghanistan with a story that will chill you to the bone.
Genre: Military

The Art of Ramona Fradon

The Art of Ramona Fradon

"Ramona Fradon was one of the most prolific and high profile female cartoonists at a time when the comic book field was dominated by men. Her illustrative style influenced a generation of Aquaman readers, only to gain a larger following when she co-created Metamorpho, one of the most unique characters of comic's Silver Age. She demonstrated an apt ability to work in multiple genres with a flair for the comedic as seen in Plastic Man and later on Super Friends. She then made her mark by replacing Brenda Starr's creator Dale Messick on the long running newspaper strip. The Art of Ramona Fradon is an in-depth, fascinating retrospective in the legendary illustrator's own words, shared in conversation with Howard Chaykin (American Flagg!) and accompanied by the finest examples of her work from such classic comics as Adventure Comics, The Brave and the Bold, Brenda Starr, House of Mystery, Metamorpho, Plastic Man, The Super Friends, World's Finest Comics, and more!"

Century West

Century West

Century, Texas used to be a sleepy little burg, barely a whistlestop between nowhere and the great beyond...until the 20th Century arrived with a bang, bringing with it automobiles, aeroplanes, telephones, paved streets...and, of course, the movies. Howard Chaykin tells the colorful story of the American West, transformed from frontier to legend, and how the American dream became a modern myth.

The Ruff & Reddy Show

The Ruff & Reddy Show

In the Golden Age of television, Ruff and Reddy were on top of the entertainment world… until the world turned, and they were forgotten. Now, Ruff is a washed-up television actor. Reddy is a clerk in an upscale grocery store. Can a hungry young agent convince the two one-time partners to make a comeback and convince the world that it wants to see the famously infamous dog-and-cat comedy team back in the spotlight? Don’t miss it if you can!

Challengers of the Unknown (2004)

Challengers of the Unknown (2004)

Five extraordinary people with seemingly nothing in common share the bond of surviving a cataclysmic event. In a world devoid of super-heroes, they come together and discover that everything they know has been a lie, that the world we live in is not the one we believe it to be. To survive, they must unite and face the true masters of our universe. It's a world where literally anything can happen, and probably will!

Mighty Love

Mighty Love

Howard Chaykin returns to full creative duties, both writing and illustrating this all-new hardcover graphic novel mixing crimefighting and romance! By day, they're courtroom enemies, but by night, public defender Delaney Pope and hard-boiled cop Lincoln Reinhardt meet as costumed heroes. Can they find love despite their differences?

Hey Kids! Comics!

Hey Kids! Comics!

HEY KIDS! COMICS! takes its cue from nearly a century of turbulence and triumph, despair and drama in the comic book racket. Artists and writers, con men and clowns, ganefs and gangsters, create the foundations of today's biggest entertainment business—or at least the tail that wags the dog. Some of it really happened, and the names have been changed to protect the innocent and guilty...... although in the end, everyone was guilty of something.

Elseworlds: Batman

Elseworlds: Batman

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!

Scorpio Rising

Scorpio Rising

When Scorpio, who's in possession of the Cosmic Key, falls to Hydra, it will be up to Wolverine and Nick Fury to get him back.

Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D.

A second Nick Fury series that started just some 2 years after the Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD series was cancelled in 1993. This volume however lasted for only 4 issues.

Magneto (2011)

Magneto (2011)

Before the Brotherhood, before his greatest battles with the X-Men , there was a man named Erik Magnus, gathering mutants to join his cause. Does the young Magneto have what it takes to build an army? And what does all of this have to do with The Absorbing Man?

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