Len Wein comic
Johnny Blaze, the Ghost Rider, makes his Marvel Masterworks debut! In 1972, one of the most iconic characters in comics history - the flame-skulled Ghost Rider - burned his demonic presence into readers' minds! A legion of fans found themselves addicted to the Rider's combination of hell-on-wheels drama and action-horror adventure. And it all begins here, when Johnny Blaze makes a deal with the devil to save his friend's life. The payment? Transformation into the Ghost Rider! The stories that follow take the horror hero to Hell to battle Satan, pit him against the tempting Witch-Woman and team him with Daimon Hellstrom, Son of Satan. Written by Gary Friedrich and gloriously illustrated by Mike Ploog, Tom Sutton and Jim Mooney, this iconic series is beautifully restored for this Marvel Masterworks edition! Collecting MARVEL SPOTLIGHT (1971) #5-12 and GHOST RIDER (1973) #1-5.
Johnny Blaze, the flaming-skulled Ghost Rider, roars into action as we celebrate the 80th anniversary of the House of Ideas with the era-spanning MARVEL TALES! This anthology series shines a spotlight on fan-favorite characters, features timeless stories and highlights some of our most impressive talent from the past eight decades. First, legendary scribe Roger Stern explores the curse of Johnny Blaze — and the adrenaline-fueled origin of Ghost Rider — in GHOST RIDER (1973) #68! Next, Spider-Man has one of his most hair-raising team-ups of all, joining Ghost Rider in action against the eye-watering villain called the Orb, in MARVEL TEAM-UP (1972) #15! Then, ask yourself “What if Ghost Rider were separated from Johnny Blaze?” in a thought-provoking tale from the classic alternate reality series, WHAT IF? (1977) #28! Let’s ride!
Collects Nova (1976) #1-12, Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #171.Struck by a ray of energy sent by a dying alien, ordinary high-school student Richard Rider has inherited the mantle of an intergalactic Nova Centurion - and all the headaches that come with it! And even the powers of a human rocket can't help Richard outrun his all-new rogues' gallery, including Zorr, Condor, Powerhouse, Diamondhead, the Corrupter, Megaman - and the dreaded Sphinx!
For the first time, acclaimed writer Len Wein’s greatest tales of the DC Universe are collected, from the start of his prestigious career to its finale. Includes stories from Teen Titans #18, Phantom Stranger #20-24, JLA #100-102, Action Comics #419-420, 422-423, 425-426, 429, 432, DC Comics Presents #27-29, JLA 80-Page Giant #2, DC Retroactive: Green Lantern—The ‘80s: Big Betrayal #1 and Swamp Thing Winter Special #1.
King Faraday - secret agent, spy, adventurer - now stars in his own miniseries, DANGER TRAIL. When the Central Bureau of Intelligence receives word that the assistant of an abducted physicist is in possession of sensitive information, Faraday is sent to Russia to rescue her and retrieve the information. The danger involved is that the abductor is Kobra, one of the most insidious super-villains ever to stalk the planet. His plan is to turn what could be a great boon to mankind into a weapon for destruction and personal gain. It's up to King Faraday to get the girl to safety, render Kobra's threat harmless, rescue the captured scientist and destroy Kobra's organization. All in a day's work...!
Hal and the Green Lantern Corps are recalled by the Guardians because there is trouble stirring in the universe. All 3000 of the surviving Corps members make an appearance, we see the history of Hal and how he came to be the successor of Abin Sur. We also see the moment when Krona was first banished from Oa. We learn of Krona's new power and see a minor skirmish that results in the demise of a few Corps members.
BATMAN ARKHAM: CLAYFACE collects some of the villain's greatest stories by some of the industry's greatest creators, including Ed Brubaker (Captain America), Len Wein (SWAMP THING), Mike W. Barr (BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS), Darwyn Cooke (DC: THE NEW FRONTIER), J.H. Williams III (BATWOMAN), Mike Mignola (Hellboy) and many more!Washed-up actor Basil Karlo. Matt Hagen, a common crook. Preston Payne, tragic scientist. These are just a few of the many people who have claimed the name Clayface! Some of them have incredible shape-changing abilities, while others have a deadly touch that can melt a person into a puddle of protoplasm. All of them have tormented the citizens of Gotham City and been defeated by the Dark Knight and his allies. Now witness the origins of their transformations and learn their ultimate fate!Collects DETECTIVE COMICS #40, #298, #478-479, OUTSIDERS #21, SECRET ORIGINS #44, BATMAN #550, CATWOMAN #4, BATMAN GOTHAM KNIGHTS #69, 70, 71, and BATMAN SECRET FILES AND ORIGINS VILLAIN #1.
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.
These tales from the 1970s are written by Len Wein, co-creator of Swamp Thing and Wolverine and writer of BEFORE WATCHMEN: OZYMANDIAS. In this new hardcover, Batman battles the villainy of The Joker, The Riddler, Catwoman, Mr. Freeze, Ra's al Ghul and many others. Collects Detective Comics #408, #444-448, #466, #478-479, #500, #514, Batman #307-310, #312-319, #321-324, #326-327, World's Finest Comics #207, DC Retroactive Batman - The 70s, Untold Legends of the Batman #1-3, Batman Black and White #5.
Two masters of superhero comics, together again for their first new superhero creation in years. Marv Wolfman and Len Wein have created Wolverine, Blade, Swamp Thing, and many others. Now there's Gene Pool - genetically altered teens who don't know each other, but are all in danger from sinister forces!
- Issue # Full (one year ago)
The classic X-Men have been abducted, and Professor X recruits a brand new group of X-Men including Colossus, Storm, Banshee, Warpath, Nightcrawler, and you guessed it, Wolverine! This new team has a different look than the previous, and don't get along well, especially Wolverine and Cyclops. These two teams will uneasily band together to be all new Uncanny X-Men. There will be fights, arguments, shocks, and the ultimate sacrifice that will stun the X-Men and haunt them for years to come!Marvel Masterworks: The Uncanny X-Men reprints the early adventures of the team in hardcover format. Volume One - Volume Three are second edition, 'ReMasterworks' books, which are slightly different from the Uncanny X-Men books in the Marvel Masterworks volume.
Collecting MARVEL PREMIERE #15-25 & IRON FIST #1-2.