What is life like when you were never supposed to be born but society lets you live anyway, registered a loser while still in the womb? Your life is terminal low-res, the cheap chrome peeling off a stolen Saturday Night Special. And since you'll never be "normal," you and your only friends, other Vodka-Plus-swilling, Sky Saw-sniffing losers like yourself, are so rejected that you're not even considered human but Da Jui: "hungry ghosts." Moving through the neon-wrapped, scorching-hot wasteland that is future L.A., you hunt for the great escape, the drug known as Accelerate, and the secret that lies beyond it...
Super-star writer Christos Gage gets to cuts loose with his first series at Avatar with a seven issue epic that kicks off here with a specially priced #0. John Dusk is a man of honor. He has been fighting crime inside the rules of the law. He respects the laws he's been sworn to uphold. But day after day, bringing in the same scum, and watching the revolving door of justice... there comes a time when a man is pushed too far. When you're bound by rules that the bad guys ignore, when the criminals are going free, when the worst kind of man is loosed on the world, when do you finally take a stand? Where do you draw the line between being the good guy, and getting the job done -- for good? Absolution is the story of masked heroes pushed to the brink, standing on their own, and against their best friends. Sometimes, a man just needs killing. This first chapter of the story features a standard cover by Jacen Burrows and a Wraparound cover by Juan Jose Ryp.
The DCU spent a year without Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman--a year in which the fate of the world hung in the balance! Now Grant Morrison, Geoff Johns, Greg Rucka and Mark Waid deliver the thrilling tale of the heroes who protected the planet in their absence in this best-selling series.
Among the best-known tales in Japanese history, the legend of the 47 Ronin and their epic mission to avenge their disgraced master epitomizes the samurai code of honor. It has been said, “To know the story of the 47 Ronin is to know Japan.” Retold through the ages, the legend at last comes to comics in a meticulously researched and beautifully illustrated miniseries from Mike Richardson, Stan Sakai, and editorial consultant Kazuo Koike! Recounting this sweeping tale of honor and violence in all its grandeur, chapter one details the tragic incident that would seal the fate of Lord Asano and set forty-seven of his vassals on a years-long path of vengeance!
In the 23rd century, Don grew up in one of the last small towns on earth. Like the millions of other residents, his eyes were glued to the sky when the promise of a better life launched in the form of a state-of-the-art rocket ship. As he grows up, Don's dreams of space flight gets pushed to the background and become all but forgotten when he meets the girls of dreams. Together they start a cozy life and start planning a family. Everything is going wonderfully until Don sees a chance, and must choose between the life he has and the life he always dreamed of.
- Issue #23rd Century Dreamers Full (one year ago)
Spider-Man 2099 must combat a murderer with a dangerous obsession for evolution. And this villain will do anything to adapt and conquer!
The issue starts in the distant past where the monolith instructs a hunter on how to craft a spear and then shifts to the future where two astronauts discover an alien ruin. One of the astronauts is killed by a creature, but the other, Woodrow Decker, is transported into a pastoral countryside by the monolith. Here he rapidly ages until he dies and is converted by the monolith into an embryo-type creature referred to as a 'new seed' to explore the galaxy.