It is the winter of 1937, and Aimé Louzeau lives with his mother and their servant. One day, he goes to the Quai des Orfèvres, the police prefecture of Paris, to speak with the vice squad. He currently works in the Criminal Investigation department, but crimes of passion and back alley stabbings really aren't his thing, so he requests a transfer from Chief Inspector Séverin. The atmosphere immediately darkens, as Louzeau is thrown straight into the interrogation of a pimp called Guapito and his prostitute.
No remorse, no mercy... just ruthless death: Victor Zsasz has long been one of Batman's most formidable enemies, and now his most infamous stories have been collected! This volume includes Zsasz's debut story arc and much more, including a never before published story by writer Devin Grayson and artist Roger Robinson! Collects Batman: Shadow of the Bat #1-4, Batman: Streets of Gotham #10-11, a story from Batman Chronicles #3, Batman: Batgirl #1, Detective Comics #815-816, a story from Detective Comics (2011) #18, Rogues Gallery #1, and an unpublished story intended for Batman: Gotham Knights #12!
Don't miss out on this collection of chaos in Gotham City caused by the Black Mask, featuring the villain's introduction and much more! Along the way, Black Mask causes mayhem with a total city blackout, and Catwoman faces a dead villain that she was responsible for killing-the original Black Mask! Collects Batman #386-387, #484-485, and #648, Detective Comics #553, Catwoman #16 and 83, and Black Mask: Year of the Villain #1.
When five teenagers wake up one morning imbued with absolute knowledge, the news travels fast, and before long the young geniuses are taken into hiding by the FBI. What would you do if you were 15 and never had to set foot in school again? Our heroes won’t have long to think about it, as a secret organization is hell-bent on capturing them. And they also have a puzzle to solve: where did this gift come from, and who are these mysterious beings seemingly playing with their destiny?
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Meet Naja, the number three killer in an organization run by the mysterious Zero. She is cold and unfeeling, executing jobs on command, satisfied with a life of controlled order. But when a stranger enters her home and beats her at her own game, everything she knows changes... The epic showdown of world-class assassins starts here!
28HE: Executive OrderTwenty-eight hours earlier to Grisly Unit #1 -- President Barack Obama is prepared to tell the world at his pending White House press conference that "monsters are real" and sign an executive order activating G-Unit to combat the threat of the invading Nephilim on Earth. Meanwhile, the secret events leading up to this decision are revealed as the Pentagon's long hidden partnership with ACS Director Christopher Smalls finally comes to light.
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Collecting the epic tale from Detective Comics #800-808 and #811-814 written by David Lapham (Stray Bullets)! As the Dark Knight tries to shut down a drug ring turned deadly, Bruce Wayne must contend with a wayward 14-year-old who is dangerously close to Gotham City's underworld!
Mad science at its finest. Chemistry major, Elliot Torres has been unable to keep a steady job and eventually accepts a job by a rumored mad scientist Dr. Vlad Stein. Humorous hijinks ensue as their collaboration becomes epic.
A year after the defeat of Professor Moriarty's revenant horde and the fire-bombing of London, restoration is well under way. Yet, from across the sea, ancient eyes cast their hungry gaze upon the still vulnerable capital...Dracula is coming! Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate the wreck of the ship, the Demeter--its crew missing, the corpse of its Captain lashed to the ship's wheel--and soon realize this is merely the opening salvo of war from beyond the grave!
In this new printing of a classic collection, meet one of Batman's most formidable adversaries; the founder of the League of Assassins known as Ra's al Ghul! This volume includes Ra's al Ghul's famous debut in "Daughter of the Demon"! Plus, Bruce Wayne goes undercover as Matches Malone to track down the Demon's Head! Collects Detective Comics #411, #485, and #489-490; Batman #232, #235, #240, and #242-244; and DC Special Series #15.
In 1953, the Siberian Gulag of Kolyma is hell on Earth—which is why Roman Morozov leaps at the chance to escape it. But even if they make it out, Roman and his fellow escapees still have hundreds of miles of frozen tundra between them and freedom. With the help of a mysterious being straight out of his childhood fairy tale stories, Roman just might make it—or is the being simply a manifestation of his brutal circumstances driving him insane?
The lives of three women intersect in a dark criminal underground. As fire and violence tears through their city over the course of a single day and night, they find that their lives are bound together by one man—who seems to be the cause of it all. One night. One city. Three women. NOVEMBER: the first in a sequence of three graphic novellas by MATT FRACTION (SEX CRIMINALS, Hawkeye) and ELSA CHARRETIER (Star Wars, Infinite Loop), with colors by MATT HOLLINGSWORTH and exquisitely crafted lettering by cartoonist KURT ANKENY.
Published by the Scottish Independent label 'Fat Man Press', Bogie Man follows the adventures of Francis Forbes Clunie, a private eye who models himself on Humphrey Bogart. 'Bogie' has his own problems though not least being a patient in Spinbinnie Hospital, home for the insane, and actually believes that he is Humprey Bogart! This is fantastic stuff and comes with it's own McGlossary at the back for anybody who needs subtitles when watching Trainspotting.
A dangerous paper written by Lilith has been leaked to the nations of the world containing a formula for the ultimate weapon and now labs around the globe are attempting to build and test the Phi Bomb. Tambi, in an all-out effort to find the labs and stop them, has enlisted the help of Ivy Raven, Julie Martin, Rachel and Zoe. Meanwhile, Katchoo and Francine have moved their household, including the kid's new bodyguard Samantha Locklear, to the beach where Katchoo devises her own solution to the problem. Five Years weaves the Terryverse into one epic saga that has been years in the making!
This pulpy crime saga follows photojournalist Lou Cale from the Big Apple's roughest haunts to the plains of rural America.. PUBLICATION IN 5 VOLUMES - COMPLETED WORK. 1940s' New York. Flashes go off around the city as bodies pile up and local papers battle to feed the public's demand for sensationalism. The one and only Lou Cale is one of these notorious shutterbugs, but Lou also keeps his ear to the ground, often picking up on crime scene details that go unseen by the authorities, and which lead him into his own dogged investigations. From mysterious suicides, scalped corpses and stolen Oriental treasures, to racist hangings and mob assassinations, tough nut Lou fights his way through a bevy of beauties and a whole bunch of crooks, to get to the truth.
Sam and Jade are back! Get ready for more ancient mysteries, beautiful beaches, cute boys, and wild adventures in this delightful full-color graphic novel. When one of the ghosts from Danger Point gets… spooked, it’s time for Sam and Jade to pull out the Journal of Weird and jump into action! Trying to solve this 200-year-old mystery takes the girls all over their town and beyond, all while Surfside’s Annual Surf Competition is going down. Add to the mix a cute surfer boy, a mysterious mustached man with a guitar, and a very jealous Sam—can the surfing sleuths save the day again?