Hendrix, Cobain, Joplin, Morrison. All belong to the '27 Club,' which admits only the most brilliant musicians and artists...and kills them dead in their 27th year. Will Garland is a famous rock guitarist, secretly unable to play for months due to a neurological disorder afflicting his left hand. He's also 27! With mad scientists, long dead rock legends and cosmic entities in his way, can he make it to 28?
The next, new reader-friendly chapter in the 27 saga begins HERE. Almost a year after the events of 27: FIRST SET, Will Garland, down-on-his-luck rock star, is desperate to recapture his lost fame. How far will he go, and will he encounter more cosmic craziness and intense action on the way? Answers: very far indeed, and absolutely. But on the plus side - groupies!
The best holiday tradition in comics returns in the next chapter of the epic Santa saga by visionary Grant Morrison and Eisner Award-nominated artist Dan Mora! Klaus has to help an absentee dad-turned-snowman make amends before melting away for good. And probably before he's defeated by a pantheon of Norse Gods and their minions. All in a day’s work for Santa Claus.
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Mighty swordsman Norgal and his unlikely companion, the severed head of the Blue Witch Agatha, have been summoned to the Scottish Isle of Barra to rid them of the sea monster plaguing its shores. But what the duo did not intend is to find a much more sinister and ancient evil awaits. The two now face a series of trials that will test both their strength and their faith. Even if they survive the island, can they survive each other's company?
MATT WAGNER returns with the third and final volume of his epic fantasy trilogy MAGE: THE HERO DENIED. This long-awaited conclusion follows the adventures of the reluctant everyman hero Kevin Matchstick, who, after encountering a shaggy and beguiling wizard, discovers he is the reincarnation of the legendary Pendragon and able to wield the power of the mystical weapon, Excalibur. The story picks up several years after the fateful climax of THE HERO DEFINED and finds Kevin beginning to once again doubt the virtue of his actions and the course of his destiny.
For the Rhodes family, losing their son was the most devastating thing that could've ever occurred… but it couldn't prepare them for what happened when he returned. Skybound's newest original series turns fantasy into reality in this EXTRA-SIZED FIRST ISSUE for just $2.99, by creator/writer JOSH WILLIAMSON (GHOSTED, NAILBITER) and artist ANDREI BRESSAN.
Vikings just want to have fun! Of course, their idea of fun involves sharp bladed weapons and lots of blood. So how can a great big, powerful lad like Modi have fun? He's suffering under a curse and if he ever touches a weapon he will lose his soul. If that wasn't bad enough, Modi is now tracking down the God Thorr to thrash him. Hear that thunder? They're going at it right now!
Gods, Gods, Gods... the world has more Gods than you can shake a broadsword at! And all these Gods have their own territory. Odin, top God in Asgard, has wandered into China and has been trapped by Chinese Gods. The Gods of Asgard are too busy to help. Only the Viking, Modi can find Odin and set him free. But Modi can't touch a weapon, or he will lose his soul. This should be interesting. Modi has been honored by the Gods and has fought by the side of Thorr. But now Modi is only a mortal, faced with the dreary life of an earth-bound warrior. He has become a berserker - it is almost as if he has a death wish - to die in battle. And he just might get his wish as the Gods send him on a quest to cross the world, find Odin and set him free.
Every ninety years gods are reborn as dogs. They are good dogs. They are very good dogs. In two years, they may have learned how to sit, which is one of several (count'em!) stories in this special. As THE WICKED THE DIVINE prepares for its final arc, we invite a bunch of friends over, pass out the fizzy pop and sherbet and have a lovely time. Join us!
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Irrevocably changed by the events of First Born, Jackie Estacado has relocated to Central America. But every paradise has dark secrets under the surface. And what does the mysterious Professor Kirchner stand to gain by allying himself with Jackie? Don't miss out on this oversized first issue featuring bonus pages of story and art!
This series is marked by its triple narrative—one recounting various narratives from the Hebrew Scriptures, or the Old Testament, another creating loosely parallel narratives in a not too distant dystopian future, and a third narrative set in a spiritual plane where the gods do battle by manipulating humanity for their own ends. On one side of the battle are Moloch, an ancient Ammonite god to whom human sacrifices were made; Astarte, a goddess of fertitlity, sexual love, and war, who was worshipped in ancient times in Syria, Egypt and the Phoenician colonies (she is called Ashtoreth in the Old Testament); and Atum-ra, an Egyptian god...
The heart-stopping action and magic explode off the page in The Red Pyramid, The Graphic Novel, based on the worldwide best-selling novel by Rick Riordan.
What's to Love: At Archaia, we are constantly on the lookout for that next special story that moves us, so when Long Walk to Valhalla crossed our path, we knew we had something special. This stunning debut graphic novel from writer Adam Smith and artist Matthew Fox (UFOlogy) weaves a lyrical Southern fable exploring loss, family, and what it means to truly come home. Great for fans of Blankets, Fun Home, and I Kill Giants.What It Is: There are many things that Rory would like to forget about his childhood growing up in rural Arkansas. Sometimes, he'd even like to forget about Joe, his mentally challenged older brother, both his closest friend and biggest problem. But when a young girl named Sylvia shows up, claiming to be a Valkyrie sent by the Norse god Odin to deliver Rory to Valhalla, he will have to face the past he's tried to lock away. "The art is stunning and the storytelling is so refined and delicated?" - Literati Press Comics & Novels.
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In Greek myths, extraordinary men and women are distinguished from other mortals: they are the heroes. Sometimes helped by the gods and sometimes hindered, they perform extraordinary exploits of strength, bravery, or intelligence. Jason, Theseus, Helen, Achilles, and Atalanta are among these mythical figures. The stories of the Greek mortals and immortals, and their legendary exploits, tower as tall now as they have for thousands of years! Alternately rivals or allies, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Athena, Ares, Aphrodite, Hephaestus, Hermes, Artemis, Apollo, and Dionysus form a restless family, which Zeus sometimes has trouble appeasing. But the king of the gods is far from irreproachable himself! Join these twelve gods at the top of Olympus, where they will give you all their secrets, even the most incredible ones. Never have these classic stories of Greek gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, been so sumptuously illustrated. All your favorites are here, but this beautiful art and design will make you want to learn their stories all over again.
- Issue # TPB (4 months ago)
Cyclops and Wolverine rescue a mutant (Ugly John) from a Sentinel. Ms. Nova shows Donald Trask how homo sapiens slaughtered the neandertals thirty thousand years ago and then tells him that mutants will do the same to humans within a few generations. Xavier is trying out the new cerebra when a large spike of the mutant genes is spotted in South America. He asks Cyclops and Wolverine to investigate. Xavier hears a voice inside his head that tries to take control of him, but is saved by Jean. Ms. Nova takes Mr. Trask to a Master Mold facility in South America and introduces him to Wild Sentinels.
“THE TRANSUBSTANTIATION OF LUCIFER” The final THE WICKED THE DIVINE historical special plunges into the shadow of life after the Black Death. KIERON GILLEN gets back together with THREE collaborator RYAN KELLY to tell the story of penitent nun Lucifer hearing the confession of penitent murderer Ananke. Yes, everyone will be sorry.
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Pull up a seat to the beginning of one of the greatest tales of modern myth: the epic saga of the Mighty Thor! While vacationing in Norway, Dr. Donald Blake discovered a strange, gnarled cane. Upon striking it, a shower of lightning rained down - and the hobbled doctor found himself transformed into Thor, God of Thunder! In these pages, you'll journey across the Rainbow Bridge to Eternal Asgard - and meet Lord Odin, Heimdall, Balder and Thor's evil half-brother, Loki, for the first time. And to top it off, the mythological origins of Asgard are revealed in fan-favorite backup features! Collecting JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY (1952) #83-109.