Martial Arts comic
Daniel Cray - a samurai mercenary - stumbles upon the legendary city of ZenZion, a mysterious desert outpost under siege from a vicious warlord. The peace-loving citizenry beg Cray to defend them... forcing Cray to reluctantly draw his deadly "Malathane" sword one last time to battle a relentless army of robots and their savage masters. Science Fiction meets Samurai in an epic new adventure from John Raffo (Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story).
THE GAUNTLET STARTS HERE! K'un Lun is in ruins. The chi fueling Danny's fists is wavering. Is there a future for the Iron Fist? Danny Rand pushes himself to the breaking point, finding fights to prove his worth. But a bigger fight than he can handle may have found him…
Bastard Samurai takes place in present-day Manhattan and focuses on Jiro, a killer at the top of his class at the Kozu sword school. The underground training camp in midtown takes in orphans and twists them into Bushido warriors. The Yakuza stage death matches across the city rooftops where Japanese businessmen gamble heavily on the always-fatal outcome. The story is produced and overseen by Powers co-creator Michael Avon Oeming, who introduces newcomers Miles Gunter (Vertigo's Weird War Tales) and animator Kelsey Shannon, who worked on Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. Each issue includes a five-page backup drawn fully by Oeming. This Issue: Jiro's status allows him the best that Manhattan offers, but he is forever on the tight leash of his superiors: always followed, always watched. The killing life is all he has ever known, but a rendezvous with fate is about to change all that. With graduation in sight, Jiro experiences a vision while meditating that sets a sequence of events in motion that will take him beyond his own limits- and change him forever.
The Guardians of the Galaxy is a group of heroes who opposed the Phalanx conquest of the Kree system (and many who had opposed Annihilus' incursion into their universe), and banded together in an attempt to prevent any further catastrophes from ever occurring.On the recommendation of ally Nova, the group established a base of operations at the space station Knowhere, which conveniently possessed a teleportation system with near-universal range. An intelligent, super-powered dog called Cosmo acted as Knowhere's chief of security and worked closely with the new team during their first missions.
Kidnapped off the streets of the Philippines as an infant and trained as a child assassin, Sang has never had a childhood. All he's ever known is killing and the kindness of his master, Chen, the closest thing Sang has to a father. When Sang's enthusiasm botches a job, it brings the wrath of Don Minchella down on the pair, resulting in Chen's murder. Barely escaping with his own life -- and with Minchella's severed arm in tow -- Sang swears revenge, while every gang in the city mobilizes to return him to Minchella, dead or alive.
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Okko and his tribe travel to the Valley of the Celestial Winds in order to assist a young woman, who has retreated into silence. Crossing the bridge, a young man from Okko's past recognizes Okko as the man who killed his father. Okko and his tribe call upon the wind spirits to help save the young woman that they traveled to assist. A dead bird falls in front of Noburo as a sign of trouble.
When an ancient evil awakens and sets out to destroy the human existence, our only salvation rests in the hands of a man named Dagan. Mystical and sapient creatures known as Djinn travel through parallel dimensions to penetrate our visible universe & awaken Dagan. The Djinn force Dagan to accept and fulfill his destiny: To helm the first battle and preserve mankind's Kingdom of Earth. Through him, the extent of the human spirit is tested, and the final war for human survival ensues throughout the universe.
From Jai Nitz, the award-winning writer of El Diablo, Sucide Squad Most Wanted, and Dream Thief comes this action-packed new series with art from Teen Titans Annual artist Wes St. Claire!
In the second half of the 19th century, a Chinese man wanders the plains of the American West. In the first volume, John Chinaman lands in San Francisco, tasked by the Elders of Canton with disciplining the local Triads. But this mission will be his last. From now on, his fate will be irrevocably tied to America’s westward expansion.
The Shadow Lord Gargos has been defeated! But the battle to save humankind from his Astral invasion has taken a terrible toll on the Earth. Our world lies in ruin, and a sinister new power called the Coven has risen from the ashes, vying with the megacorporation Ultratech to rule the shattered nations. The heroes Kim Wu and Jago—their Astral powers weakened by their devastating war against Gargos—must band together with the scattered remnants of the Night Guard to forge a pathway into the Astral Plane. Here, in the birthplace of The Shadow Lord and The Guardians, festers the secret malevolence that threatens to destroy them all…and enslave the world forever.
Two classic Capcom fighting franchises collide as the martial artists of Street Fighter are haunted by the mad monsters of Darkstalkers! The crossover chaos all starts in this special prelude issue!
Vertigo presents an exciting miniseries that draws on the best elements of kung fu fighting, Hong Kong action and Fight Club-style intensity! Kidnapped as a small boy, Cedric Zhang was bought and raised to fight in competitions, but managed to escape to New York City. Now Cedric's life is again thrust into chaos and pain when he immerses himself in the violent and corrupt NYC underworld in an effort to locate a missing friend and finds himself back in the same horrible world he spent his lifetime trying to escape.
Kyoto, Japan: 1936. While a shroud of impending unrest hangs over Europe, in Japan the number of Yakuza members is close to outnumbering the Japanese army. In a government experiment, a group of geisha ladies are recruited to inform on the conversations they observe between the murderers and politicians. However, as untrained spies, the geishas' actions result in one of their members' brutal and bloody murder. Written by bright newcomer, Annika Eade, with the dazzling artwork of up-and-coming Brit star, Lee Garbett!
In the 19th century, when the sun did not dare set on the British Empire, James Jensen went to India as a soldier in the Her Majesty's Army. Losing his family to betrayal and violence, Jensen became a SADHU, a True Warrior who must embrace the spiritual path to salvation. Now an emptiness rules James Jensen's heart, and he wanders aimlessly. His travels bring him to the Kumbh Mela, a truly epic gathering of mystics, where deadly enemies and shadowy allies lie in wait. But even that's not the biggest surprise, as James learns that a loved one might indeed still live.
Following the events in the SILENT ONES, James Jensen is at a crossroads in history. India has gained a new freedom movement. Proponents of armed revolution stand on one side, while messiah Mahatma Gandhi preaches non-violence on the other. As the British Empire fights for control of India, the Sadhu is locked in the middle, where his actions can sway fate.
James Jenson, A British soldier whose family is brutally murdered by a corrupt superior officer, seeks refuge with the Indian mystics known as Sadhus. Years later, now trained in their supernatural arts, Jenson must decide whether to use his newfound powers for inner peace as they are intended, or for revenge against the people who murdered his family.
The Joker is dead. Arkham City is closed. As a new day begins, Bruce Wayne finds himself in devastating pain, recovering from his injuries and questioning whether his role as Batman is still necessary to the city’s survival. But as the sun rises in Gotham City, dangerous new threats emerge from the shadows…and the Arkham Knight is just beginning. Don’t miss this in-continuity prequel comic set prior to the events of the brand-new video game Batman: Arkham Knight!
Rayden ( The Thunder God ) summons the Ebbonrule, a powerful sword also known as the Angel Slayer, Demon Sword and Rancor. Rayden now needs to team up with Kano to bring out the good in his soul to destroy Shao Kahn. Just as when Rayden and Caan has done with The Black Dragon.