Joshua Dysart comic
A stunning adaptation of The New York Times Bestselling novel by spiritual leader Deepak Chopra, realized by visionary comics writer Joshua Dysart, BUDDHA: A TALE OF ENLIGHTENMENT is an emotionally evocative, fictional look at one of the most iconic figures in philosophy and spiritualism; Buddha. We begin with war and strife and the birth of a being destined to become a leader. But will he lead as a king with wealth and power, or choose a different path of poverty, compassion, and enlightenment?
October 1962. A young pulp enthusiast is interviewing Willey Ley about an infamous 1947 story, "The Vril," in which he describes the Nazis' attempt to acquire a pan-ultimate universal power. Willey is haunted by memories of the past, and launches into a tale of a movie-inspired superhero and a global race to rescue a beautiful starlet amidst 1930s Hollywood and the growing Nazi regime. Captain Gravity: The Secret of the Vril, relaunches the popular Captain Gravity series in an adventure of gravitational proportions!
To celebrate the ending of the first story arc, this special combines original black-and-white VM, and the VM WIZARD 1/2 with pages of hard to find material including: Wizard 1/2 reprinted using Tone Rodriguez's pencils, uninked, and uncolored; the original, hard-to-find, black and white Hurricane comic Violent Messiahs, published in '97 and penciled by co-creator William O'Neill; pages from O'Neill's unpublished 2nd issue; the original '97 Dave Johnson cover, recolored by Travis Smith; a joint piece by Rodriguez and O'Neill; and a plethora of other never before published pin-ups and sketches.
- Issue # Full (6 months ago)
Originally an idea scrapped after just one issue from indie publisher Hurricane Press, Image breathed new life into Joshua Dysart and Tone Rodriguez's series in 2000.
Rankor Island is a carnival of social ills, a tilt-a-whirl of manic violence, vigilante justice and police-corruption...the end harvest of civilization. Through this madness staggers Lieutenant Cheri Major and Detective Earnest Houston, two cops unwittingly on the verge of discovering the unseen forces that imprison us all. Violent Messiahs is a sci-fi, mystery, love story about criminal politics, man's search for individuality, and the nature of violence.
Cornboy is the bizarre story of a boy who is half man/half corn. Raised without ever being allowed outside, one day he is set free in the care of a curious doctor, and begins to experience the outside world for what it really is."A disturbing, funny ride. 'Rappacini's Daughter' as envisioned by Lars von Trier and Buck Owens." - Patton Oswalt
- Issue # TPB (one year ago)
Eisner Award-nominated writer Joshua Dysart (HARBINGER, HARBINGER WARS) returns to the Valiant Universe to continue crafting Toyo Harada's controversial mission to save humanity from itself. Presented in an oversized format and featuring a lineup of all-star artists, including Mico Suayan (BLOODSHOT SALVATION), CAFU (RAI), and more, THE LIFE AND DEATH OF TOYO HARADA will place the planet's most powerful man in the spotlight as he strives to control the course of history. But with the menacing mastermind's resources dwindling after the downfall of the Harbinger Foundation and a target on his head, will the formidable psiot re-emerge as humanity's greatest hero...or its most dangerous villain?
Dark Horse brings together Joshua Dysart, co-creator of the cult-hit Violent Messiahs and writer of DC’s new series The Demon: Driven Out, and artist J. Alexander, creator of Sirius’s Empty Zone series and recent contributor to Tales of the Vampires. No strangers to monster comics, Dysart and Alexander dig deeper into the mysterious world of the legendary character Van Helsing.
- Issue # Full (one year ago)
What has become of the Bleeding Monk?The Bleeding Monk, formerly Toyo Harada's right hand, has been missing for over a year. Now, the original creative team of Joshua Dysart and Khari Evans are journeying into the darkest corners of the Harbinger Foundation to reveal the true whereabouts of Harada's cryptic advisor - and uncover the first of many secret revelations to come...
- Issue # Full (2 years ago)
A showdown. An apocalypse. An ending.Many years from today, Peter Stanchek, the Renegades, the Harbinger Foundation, the Bleeding Monk, and Toyo Harada's Imperium all reach their terminus, as the entire planet becomes the battlefield for the most devastating psionic combat humanity has ever seen. The Great Destroyer, long prophesied and foreseen, comes to Earth at last. Who will survive...and what will be left of them?New York Times best-selling writer Joshua Dysart (IMPERIUM, HARBINGER) and blockbuster artist Kano (THE DELINQUENTS) journey to the far end of the Geomancer's BOOK OF DEATH to reveal the final, unavoidable end for two of the Valiant Universe's most powerful foes.
- Issue # Full (2 years ago)
In 1946, the Nazi Occult Bureau's Project Vampir Sturm threatened to destroy the fragile peace following the end of the Second World War. A year later, the B.P.R.D. learns that there are creatures far olderand far more dangerousthan the Nazis' creations, as a lone vampire nobleman ruthlessly hunts the survivors of the Third Reich. Joshua Dysart (B.P.R.D.: 1946) and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola team up with Gabriel Ba (The Umbrella Academy) and Fabio Moon (Sugarshock) for a new chapter in the hidden history of the B.P.R.D.! A direct sequel to the critically acclaimed B.P.R.D.: 1946! Art by Eisner Award winners Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba! **A chilling old-world vampire tale!
In the wake of the Second World War, Professor Trevor Bruttenholmoccult investigator and guardian of the infant Hellboyfounded the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense to investigate and defuse the remains of the Axis's sophisticated occult-warfare projects and potential Soviet threats. Now, outfitted with a small band of war-weary Allied soldiers, Bruttenholm begins to unravel the mystery of the Nazi Occult Bureau's greatest and most threatening initiative: Project Vampir Sturm. **Adventure, horror, and mystery in the finest Hellboy tradition.
Conan has won the throne of Aquilonia and the hand of the beautiful Zenobia. With a kingdom to rule and an heir on the way, will the Cimmerian finally hang up his sword for good? Don't bet on it. When his bride and country are attacked by a sinister Stygian sorcerer, Conan strikes back at Stygia with all his mightand the might of Aquiloniain a move that threatens to throw all Hyboria into chaos! The long-awaited reunion of Violent Messiahs creators Joshua Dysart and Tone Rodriguez, Conan and the Midnight God #1 opens an exciting new chapter in the adventures of the barbarian king. Follow-up to Dysart and Rodriguez's story in Funcom's Age of Conan comic, distributed to 450,000 readers. Cover by Wizard cover-of-the-month artist Jason Shawn Alexander.
Legendary singer-songwriter, musician and activist Neil Young brings one of his most personal albums, GREENDALE, to comics. Overseeing the work of acclaimed writer Joshua Dysart (UNKNOWN SOLDIER) and fan-favorite artist Cliff Chiang (HUMAN TARGET), they compose a graphic novel that explores a whole new dimension to the album that Rolling Stone voted as one of the best of its year. In the Fall of 2003, as the nation gallops into war, a politically active teenage girl named Sun lives, loves and dreams in a small California town named Greendale. Sun's always been different. There's been talk that the women in her family have all had a preternatural communion with nature. And when a Stranger comes to town – a character whose presence causes Greendale to, well, go to hell – she'll find herself on a journey both mystical and mythical. To face the Stranger, she'll unearth the secrets of her family in a political coming-of-age story infused with its own special magic.
Genre: Graphic Novels
- Issue # TPB (3 years ago)
So let it be written, so let it be done…The dawn of the new Dark Age foretold in BOOK OF DEATH continues right here with a glimpse into the future of the Valiant Universe in four visionary tales of present and future ripped directly from the pages of the Book of the Geomancer!An all-star cast of creators comes aboard the year’s monumental comics event to chronicle the ultimate fate of Valiant’s most indelible heroes. From the modern day to the far future, the destinies of Bloodshot, Ninjak, the Harbinger Renegades,X-O Manowar, and more will stand revealed in these four essential, standalone chapters at the epicenter of the blockbuster Valiant event of the year...
- Issue # TPB (3 years ago)
Welcome to Northern Uganda. In 2002, it's a place where tourists are hacked to death with machetes, 12-year-olds with AK-47s wage war, and celebrities futilely try to get people to care. Moses Lwanga is a pacifist doctor caught at the center. But when his life is threatened, Moses suddenly realizes he knows how to kill all too well. What is this voice telling him the only way to fix what's wrong with the country is by slaughtering those responsible? And what is Moses' connection to another past bandage-wrapped warrior?
Her first and only boyfriend to date is a little bit of an douche, her friends are all gone, and, after her insane adventure in Mexico City, Faith Hebert is feeling a little frustrated with the direction of her life. She's just a normal super-powered young woman in an increasingly crazy world. Here's the story of a true innocent and kind heart in a hard world. From the comic shop of her youth to the moment she found out that she was actually light as feather, Zephyr is the western wind. Warm and kind, she blows across us all.
- Issue # Full (3 years ago)