82 pages! Daddy's Little Girl tells the story of rich party girl, Bryn Tilton, who suddently finds out the father she never knew just passed away. She travels to Atlantic City to learn more about this man, only to discover a dark secret and a new profession... Atlantic City is infested with monsters and she's inherited her father's old job at the city's monster morgue. It's like C.S.I. meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
- Issue # TPB (2 years ago)
Before he became Superman, Clark Kent was living in a cockroach-infested apartment trying to find a job as a reporter in the big city of Metropolis. If he can't get his life together as Clark Kent, how will he ever become Superman? This new edition presents the four-chapter one-shot written by Marv Wolfman with art by Claudio Castellini.
A gorgeous original graphic novel from the bestselling creators of KILL OR BE KILLED, MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN JUNKIES, and CRIMINAL. Max Winters, a pulp writer in 1930s New York, finds himself drawn into a story not unlike the tales he churns out at five cents a word—tales of a Wild West outlaw dispensing justice with a six-gun. But will Max be able to do the same when pursued by bank robbers, Nazi spies, and enemies from his past? One part thriller, one part meditation on a life of violence, PULP is unlike anything award-winning BRUBAKER & PHILLIPS have ever done before. This celebration of pulp fiction set in a world on the brink is another must-have hardcover from one of comics’ most acclaimed teams. “Like Scorsese and De Niro, BRUBAKER and PHILLIPS are the unmatched masters of a certain kind of storytelling. A new title from the sharpshooters behind Fatale and Criminal is reason enough to go on living.” —Joe Hill (Locke & Key).
- Issue # TPB (2 years ago)
In this 1980s-trash-culture homage, only one man can save strippers from a serial murderer; this volume collects the cult comic book series with its unpublished-until-now conclusion. Can Johnny Timothy mete out his vengeance before more innocent victims have to die? Night Business is Marra’s longest graphic novel to date: a nasty brew of power, passion, vigilantes, and dangerous men raining street justice down upon their enemies.
Ellis describes the creation of Simon Spector as a cross between Doc Savage, The Shadow, and The Spider. "These were the guys who didn't screw around. And did they turn the bad guys over to the cops? Did they hell. They shredded the bad guys with hails of bullets, often from machine pistols they designed themselves to kill the bad guys more quickly and more messily. At best they abducted the bad guys and performed back room brain surgery on them to make them better citizens. And then they'd go home to play the violin badly, shag their secret mistresses and, in Doc Savage's case, play with a little box of vials that even as a kid I was convinced contained drugs of some kind. For those of us who loved the pulp heroes, but thought that back then things were a little too coy and way too white, I give you Simon Spector: superhuman detective adventurer who is also, frankly, here to take drugs and kill people."
Fight crime alongside the one-eyed, two-fisted Chicago private eye in these comics from the early 1950s! At the height of the Mickey Spillane crime novel craze of the early 1950s came Johnny Dynamite to rival Mike Hammer in wild, sexy yarns! Illustrated by Pete Morisi and written by Ken Fitch, the complete mini graphic novels from the rare Dynamite comic book (1953–55) are collected here by the creators of Ms. Tree, Max Allan Collins (Road to Perdition) and Terry Beatty (Rex Morgan, M.D.). Collins, Spillane's chosen literary heir, provides an informative introduction, and a Collins/Beatty Johnny Dynamite tale is included as a bonus!
The first publication from DC Comics! Featuring various tales of adventure and excitement and the first appearance of numerous superhero characters--including The Spectre, Aquaman and Green Arrow!
When Jonny Double agrees to keep tabs on a rich man's wayward daughter, Faith, he becomes ensnared in a tangled web of deceit, murder, and double-cross after he decides to help Faith and her friends with a get-rich-quick scheme involving a long-forgotten bank account belonging to Al Capone!
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.
Classic war-story masterpieces written by Kurtzman and drawn by himself or by others from his layouts. An unflinching look at the horror and madness of combat throughout history.
A woman comes to the U.S. from Latin America to escape a shady past, only to fall into a new shady life of danger, corruption and sex. The drug lord's son, Gorgo, secretly falls in love with her and he watches over her like a guardian angel. Danger and corruption (and of course sex) drive the first half of this love story. Love and Rockets fans will recognize this as Maria M. is the B-movie version of Poison River with Maria's own daughter Fritz in the title role.
- Issue # TPB (3 years ago)
The classic 1970s run of the Justice Society of America is now collected in a single volume from the pages of ALL-STAR COMICS #58-74, ADVENTURE COMICS #461-466 and DC SPECIAL #29! Witness the continuing adventures of the Flash, Green Lantern, Hawkman, Doctor Fate and Wildcat as they're joined by younger heroes Robin, Power Girl and Star-Spangled Kid to battle the Psycho-Pirate, the immortal Vandal Savage, the Injustice Society and more.
The rain brought something. Something that changed the men into something inhuman. To rescue their stranded daughter, two mothers must survive the hurricane, and the horrors it unleashed. But can they work together long enough to save their daughter in a world where all men have become monsters?
All of the creator of Mad magazine’s rarely seen EC science fiction comics stories in a single volume! These stories ― all drawn by Kurtzman, some of which he also wrote ― are from the pages of Weird Science, Weird Fantasy, Tales from the Crypt, and more. With Al Feldstein, Kurtzman created "Lost in the Microcosm," "The Man Who Raced Time," and "Atom Bomb Thief." There's also "The Radioactive Child," "The Last War on Earth," and the titular story, a cautionary tale about how the laws of physics would impact a real-world superhero, delivered in a uniquely bold, slashing cartoony-but-dead-serious style.
Dick Tracy is Sisyphus, pushing the law boulder up the hill as he struggles for reason and order in a world with none. His attempts at law and order are met with crime and chaos, in the form of unpredictable and absurd villains. But Dick Tracy will never give up trying, no matter the era or incarnation. Join Eisner Award-winning creator Michael Avon Oeming on a startling case through time and space!
The first volume of THE HAUNT OF HORROR represented Marvel's 1973 attempt to produce a magazine of prose horror fantasy in the tradition of successful science fiction digests. The stories were both new and reprints. None of the tales were established in the Marvel Universe. Although featuring stories by Harlan Ellison, Anne McCaffrey, Lin Carter and Robert E. Howard among others, and illustrations by such acclaimed Marvel artists as Mike Ploog and Frank Brunner, poor sales limited the run to a mere two issues. A second volume of THE HAUNT OF HORROR, a black-and-white comics anthology starring Marvel Universe characters Satana and Gabriel, along with stand-alone tales, was launched two years later.
October 1962. A young pulp enthusiast is interviewing Willey Ley about an infamous 1947 story, "The Vril," in which he describes the Nazis' attempt to acquire a pan-ultimate universal power. Willey is haunted by memories of the past, and launches into a tale of a movie-inspired superhero and a global race to rescue a beautiful starlet amidst 1930s Hollywood and the growing Nazi regime. Captain Gravity: The Secret of the Vril, relaunches the popular Captain Gravity series in an adventure of gravitational proportions!
But who is this beautiful woman who appears out of the mist? As deadly as she is beautiful, she is cutting a bloody path through the city's villains, who now wear suits and have "legitimate" businesses. But who is her ultimate prey? And how does this Mirage take form? And why is her destiny and that of her sidekick Harper so irrevocably entwined? These and many other questions will be asked along with the most pivotal question of all – Who is Madame Mirage?