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José Luis García-López’s iconic depictions of DC’s characters defined a generation—and he’s illustrated some of the most immediately recognizable tales of the Dark Knight!
Collected in book form for the first time! Polish pilot Janos Prohaska-better known as Blackhawk-is on American soil and in trouble. Accused of Communist leanings, he stumbles across a plot to overthrow the U.S. government and bomb New York City concocted by former Nazis out for revenge. Collects Blackhawk: Blood & Iron #1-3, plus stories from Action Comics Weekly #601-608, #615-622, and #628-635 and Secret Origins #45.
Duke "Destroyer" Duck, a resident of an anthropomorphic world, goes in a brutal rampage against a ruthless company from another dimension that exploited and killed his only friend.The issue also features the first comic strip of Groo the Wanderer.
In a new tale from classic 1970s writer Cary Bates, Gorilla Grodd unleashes his most ruthless attack yet against his nemesis, The Flash--a plan for revenge so warped and diabolical, it dooms the Scarlet Speedster to a slow and agonizing fate that will end his heroic career and cause an unspeakable rift between Barry and his wife, Iris!Plus: a classic tale originally published in the 1970s!
- Issue # Full (6 years ago)
Deep beneath the streets of Manhattan, assassin-for-hire, Horst Buchner, along with two associates, are ushered through secret tunnels, to keep a prearranged rendezvous with Kobra. At the first sign of insult, Buchner's men draw on Kobra. Put off by Kobra's arrogance, Buchner declines his offer of employment, deciding, instead, to rob Kobra of several intriguing artifacts. Still held at gunpoint, Kobra leads Buchner and his gunsels into another chamber, one that holds Kobra's most unique artifact, the Ovoid. Within the confines of the still shimmering meteoroid, Kobra reveals an enormous alien robot, he calls the Servitor. At Kobra's command, the Servitor steps forward, then murders Horst and his associates, pummeling them to death with it's giant metal fists. Sensing that his brother, Jason Burr, is soon to learn of Kobra's existence, and whereabouts, Kobra sends the Servitor up to the streets, on a mission to slay Burr. The Servitor leaves a swath of destruction in it's path, as it makes it's way to Columbia university. Despite opposition from New York's finest, the Servitor moves inexorably to the student union building. Inside, Lieutenant Perez is interviewing Jason Burr. Just as Perez is about to reveal to Burr the existence and identity of his brother, the Servitor crashes through the wall. Lifting Burr up in one of it's gargantuan hands, the Servitor, at Kobra's command, begins crushing him. Suddenly, Kobra, too, feels the crushing force of the Servitor's grip compressing his own chest. Realizing that he and Burr share a sympathetic bond, Kobra orders the Servitor to release him. The countermand causes the Servitor to self-destruct...
Martin Pasko revisits the Metropolis of the 1970s, telling an epic lost tale as Mr. Mxyzptlk returns for another go at The Man of Steel. Will he succeed this time around?Plus: a classic tale originally published in the 1970s, also written by Martin Pasko!
- Issue # Full (6 years ago)
Five long years have passed since Superman disappeared mysteriously. The crisis took the world without limits. Without Superman, crime has risen in the city of Metropolis, and that's not counting the future criminal acts of Lex Luthor. The criminal has left prison with a clear plan: using Superman's technological secrets for his glory and benefit.
- Issue # Full (6 years ago)
David Xanatos is up to his same tricks as and Demona try to capture the Gargoyles. They do this by setting up the Gargoyles and making them look bad. It is up to Eliza Maza to protect the Gargoyles' reputation but things are made more difficult for her when Goliath won't stay out of it and she has to hide things from her new partner Matt Bluestone.
The Freedom Fighters arrive in New York City on Earth -1 from Earth-X and quickly find themselves needed to defeat the Silver Ghost and his gang. They are successful in driving off the gang but Silver Ghost gets away. During the fight Phantom Lady discovers a new power of invisibility. They are set upon by the police who do not know who they are. They convince District Attorney David Pearson of their good intentions and he sets them up in a castle like place for their place of operations.
E-Man's first issue for First Comics. E-man and Nova Cane face several villains who are trying to dispose of them all at once and E-Man get's offered to be an actor by an untrustworthy agent. It all converges into a mixed up mashed up adventure.
DC Special Series was an umbrella title for one-shots and special issues published by DC Comics between 1977 and 1981. Each issue featured a different character and was often in a different format than the issue before it. DC Special Series was published in four different formats: Dollar Comics, 48 page giants, digests, and treasury editions. Neither the umbrella title nor the numbering system appear on the cover; the title "DC Special Series" appeared only on the first page in the indicia. Most issues featured new material, but eight issues were reprints of previously published material.
From their respective cities, Superman and the Flash race to the city of Rosemont, to investigate a downed alien spacecraft. Inexplicably, Superman arrives ahead of the Fastest Man Alive. Scanning the craft with his microscopic vision, Superman is shocked at what he sees. Suddenly the Man of Steel is caught in a vibratory beam, projected from outer space, that threatens to shake him violently apart. As the beam reaches the crash site, the alien craft explodes. The beam continues on into Rosemont, where the Flash is on hand to witness the town's populace being shunted into another dimension, as the beam sweeps over them. While Superman ushers the townsfolk to safety, the Flash uses his super-speed to set up a counter vibrational frequency that blocks the beam. Superman tracks the beam to it's origin point, an alien warship in Earth's orbit. Once again, Superman sweeps the ship with his microscopic vision, discovering the same uncanny truth. The alien ship's are composed of living cells, and are, in effect, alive. Back in Rosemont, the Flash runs afoul of a second beam from space. This one englobes him in a force bubble, that then carries him into orbit. The warship opens fire on a second alien vessel, also in Earth orbit. Superman blocks the shot. A view screen forms on the outer hull of the warship. Superman is ordered to stand down, then directed to behold the abducted Flash, rising towards the ship. Thus distracted by his friend's peril, Superman, too, is englobed in a force sphere. Both heroes are brought aboard the warship, and imprisoned in cells specifically designed to thwart their super-powers.
he war in Europe is long over, but the Blackhawks squadron is still together. Now, straight from an acclaimed run in ACTION COMICS WEEKLY, Blackhawk comes to the pages of his own monthly title. The Blackhawks move state-side to work for the C.I.A....just as the U.S. Congress opens its investigation into Communism and the comic book industry. What on Earth can that have to do with the world's greatest aviators? The answer will startle and amaze you, not to mention pose a danger that will place Blackhawk smack dab in the crossfire in Part 1 of "All in Color for a Crime." And, if that weren't enough for a first issue, you'll also learn the secret of the real Lady Blackhawk.