Len Wein comic
In addition, this special features the final Swamp Thing story from the monster’s co-creator, Len Wein. Originally intended as the start of a new series, it is presented here both in its original script form and with art by Kelley Jones.
- Issue # Full (6 months ago)
Weird Worlds chronicles the adapted stories of John Carter and David Innes, both created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. However, after #7 it was no longer cost-effective for DC to publish so many adaptations of ERB's work, the ongoing adaptations were hastily ended and the title was given to original creation Iron Wolf.
At long last, the legendary "lost" Bernie Wrightson story starring The Dark Knight comes to life! Written by Ron Marz (GREEN LANTERN) and inked by Kevin Nowlan (SUPERMAN VS. ALIENS, Doctor Strange), this astonishing Batman/Solomon Grundy story features full-page illustrations on every page! Also included in this can't-miss issue is the newly colored, classic Bernie Wrightson/Len Wein Batman story "Night of the Bat," which originally appeared in SWAMP THING #7! Both stories feature colors by acclaimed artist Alex Sinclair (BATMAN: HUSH, 52) and both present particularly startling looks at The Caped Crusader as only Wrightson could present!
- Issue # Full (8 months ago)
In 1984, DC Comics introduced British artist Dave Gibbons to U.S. readers with Green Lantern #172, the start of a popular run by Gibbons and writer Len Wein, best known as the creator of both Swamp Thing and Wolverine. Over the course of thirteen action packed issues, Green Lantern battled some of his greatest foes, clashed with the Guardians of the Universe, and was replaced by another human Green Lantern - John Stewart! This title is a showcase for the art of Dave Gibbons, who moved straight from Green Lantern to Watchmen, the best-selling graphic novel of all time. Gibbons returned to the world of Green Lantern in 2007 as the writer of the new series Green Lantern Corps.
Legendary writer Len Wein, creator of Wolverine and Swamp Thing, teams up with Conan ongoing writer Kurt Busiek and the grand master of horror art, Kelley Jones, to tell the horrifying origin of Thoth-AmonConan's greatest adversary! In the dank alleys of a decaying city, one beggar boy conjures visions of a future where, instead of spitting on him in the streets, the rich and privileged cower in fear of his terrible power. For young Thoth, hunger and pain are a way of life, twisting his heart into believing that no wickedness is too costly if it can afford a means of escapenot even the betrayal of one's sole confidant in the wretched, unfeeling world. With art by the inimitable Jones and a script by Busiek (responsible for the most successful relaunch of a fantasy character in comics history) and Wein (mastermind behind many of comics' most beloved modern heroes), this series finally reveals the secrets behind the dreaded sorcerer Thoth-Amon!
The 1970s was a pivotal decade for Batman, one in which he transitioned from TV's campy Caped Crusader into today's Dark Knight Detective!Now, legendary scribe Len Wein (DC UNIVERSE: LEGACIES) tells a never-before-revealed tale from this era in a brand-new story!Plus: Following the 26-page lead story is a classic tale originally published in the '70s, also written by Len Wein! [Batman #307].
- Issue # Full (9 months ago)
A 5-issue Elseworlds miniseries that brings the World's Greatest Detective together with the inventor of the modern detective story: Edgar Allan Poe! In Baltimore in the late 1800s, a number of high-ranking citizens' have been murdered in ways that defy explanation. The only thing linking the murders are sightings of a giant raven fleeing each crime scene…
Experience the birth of a legend like never before is this special re-presentation of MARVEL PREMIERE #15-16 featuring lush, fully rendered coloring and an all-new framing sequence!
- Issue # Full (11 months ago)
And he's not alone - Carson Napier returns to comics after more than a decade, and Abner Perry is introduced to comicdom, and to Pellucidar!
Gunfire blasts into the DC Universe! Young Andrew Van Horn is the reluctant heir to a sprawling munitions empire and a man cursed with the power to turn any object in his hands into a deadly, explosive projectile!
Comics legends Len Wein and Joe Staton bring their unique storytelling flair to John Stewart, the Green Lantern in this special issue, along with a 1980s reprint! Also reprints a tale from the emerald warrior from the '80s!
- Issue # Full (one year ago)
The X-Men Origins continue with your favorite German mutant, Nightcrawler! Relive his early days as a trapeze artist in Germany, witness the first time he teleported and see the events that made him the hero he is today!
- Issue # Full (one year ago)
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.
Swamp Thing returns in an all-new series written by his co-creator, legendary writer Len Wein! Swamp Thing has received an ominous warning, and now he finds himself under attack from the forces of dark magic. These are more than just your average monsters-and there’s something much worse looming on the horizon for Alec Holland!