Sam Kieth comic
Sam Kieth returns to Oni Press for a new five-issue miniseries! There are two sides to every coin, every story, and every person. No matter how hard you try to hide that second face away, you can never get rid of it. That's what one man is about to learn when his under-developed feminine side materializes into a very real bubble gum-chewing bimbo and turns his world upside down!
Batman has always been Gotham’s protector, watching over the city he has sworn to keep safe. But what happens when Batman has to face a foe he can’t see? Find out in Batman: Ghosts, a classic graphic novel masterwork written and drawn by Sam Kieth (The Maxx, The Sandman).Homeless men and women are turning up dead all over Gotham City. The only clue the killer has left behind is a yellow powder: sulfur. Batman soon encounters the murderer and is shocked to find that it truly seems to be a monster—a shapeless creature, almost like…a ghost. Soon the man who stalks Gotham’s streets by night finds himself being stalked. Batman is haunted by the ghost, who knows things about Bruce Wayne’s past that no one (besides his trusted butler, Alfred) could possibly know. Who is this mysterious murderer, and what can Batman do to stop this intangible apparition with a penchant for killing?Collects Batman Confidential #40-43 and Batman/Lobo: Deadly Serious #1-2.
Batman must face the strangest and most bizarre adventure of his career, as he meets comics’ strangest and most bizarre hero… THE MAXX! IDW and DC Comics proudly present the most surreal, quirky, and wonderful crossover of all time! A devious new doctor at Arkham Asylum is conducting unconventional experiments into the human psyche, and he kicks off a chain reaction of disaster when he experiments on Arkham’s newest patient, The Maxx! The city of Gotham is starting to merge with The Maxx’s psychedelic mental landscape, known as the Outback, blurring the line between real and unreal. It’s up to Batman to save not just Gotham, but all of reality, and he and The Maxx are going to have to travel through some of the darkest places imaginable—the twisted minds of Batman’s greatest enemies! Join Batman and The Maxx on an off-kilter and unforgettable romp through the diabolical consciousnesses of Batman’s greatest foes. Legendary artist Sam Kieth (Sandman, Wolverine) returns to his greatest creation, The Maxx, and returns to Gotham as well, assisted by multi-Eisner Award-winning writer John Layman (Detective Comics, Chew).
Critically acclaimed writer/artist Sam Kieth presents a supernatural tale that pits Batman against a mysterious werewolf known as Scratch! After a series of children disappear, Batman investigates a small town that may harbor a dark secret. Is the adolescent lycanthrope Scratch to blame, or does he know what dark truth lies beneath the surface of this quaint town?
Zero Girl is the story of a high-school misfit coming of age. Young Amy Snooster -- weirdness magnet that she is -- never has been the most popular girl in school. She can speak to insects and believes that circles are good and squares evil. Awkward and different, she doesn't quite fit into any social circle, and she likes it that way. But strange things seem to happen when Amy is around - the spontaneous appearance of puddles of water, for instance -- and it has made her the target of relentless bullies. With the aid of a sympathetic guidance counselor, Amy explores the meaning of her surreal abilities and discovers her place in the world.
Batman, transported to an alien vessel by a mysterious figure, is asked to help cure a plague that has infected its inhabitants. Lobo, who has also been shanghaied, finds himself in the same boat. Now, Batman and Lobo, two incredibly unlikely companions, must somehow find a way to work together and find out the real reason for their abductions — before they kill each other!
The Dark Knight faces off against his most villainous adversary The Joker in this 5-issue miniseries written and illustrated by Sam Kieth (SCRATCH, The Maxx).
A metal-clawed X-Man, an emerald behemoth, and a little girl named Po! What draws these three very different characters together? The answer: the strangest quest that Logan and Dr. Bruce Banner have ever experienced!
Sam Kieth has long been renowned for his stunning artistry and insightful and quirky stories. Now, IDW is proud to present a re-mastered edition (complete with new scans of all Maxx pages from the original art) with revised coloring, all overseen by Kieth. The Maxx tells the story of a homeless person who lives in a box and moves back and forth between our reality and "The Outback," a heroic fantasy realm. He is aided and accompanied by Julie Winters, a social worker in our world and a beautiful jungle princess in The Outback.
Maxx busts into the series by emerging from his cardboard box home and saves an attractive woman from her would be attackers. But when the cops show up all they find is a large purple homeless man in a purple suite. Unfortunately with the Maxx in custody it leaves the attractive woman open for Mr. Gone
Meanwhile, 15 years later... Amy Smootster and Tim Foster are back, and pretty much where they left off! But this time the obstacle to their affections is of another sort. Amy is trying to use Tim's stepdaughter to get to him. This, ironically, forms an unintentional triangle for a woman whose life has been predominantly dominated by circles and squares. What else would you expect from Zero Girl?
The story of Dude and Mickey; who will return in Maxx #33. Dude is an aspiring artist whose art style is to do recreations of pop culture figures on canvas in crayon, and he is finding no success with it whatsoever.
"It is the most feared house in all of Gotham City. It contains the worst that the city has to offer. It is the place The Dark Knight's most dangerous and psychotic foes call home. Writer/artist Sam Kieth invites you to spend 24 hours in Arkham Asylum - the most unsettling house in the DC Universe."
Genre: Graphic Novels
- Issue #Arkham Asylum: Madness Full (one year ago)