DC Comics BATMAN SET (8) [DEC 07 WOW] - Description: Prowl the night with this set that includes All Star Batman & Robin, the Boy Wonder #9, Batman #674, Detective Comics #841, Robin #171, Nightwing #141, Catwoman #76, Batman Confidential #14, and Simon Dark #5. MARVEL ILLUSTRATED: ILIAD #3 - (of 8) Full Color Creators: Written by Roy Thomas (Based On The Epic Poem by Homer) / Penciled by Miguel Angel Sepulveda / Cover by Paolo Rivera Description: The gods have stepped back from their involvement in the great war on Earth and thus, the Greeks have forced the Trojans back to the very walls of Troy. Adapted by writer Roy Thomas, who’s a Marvel classic himself (AVENGERS, X-MEN, CONAN) with stunning art by Marvel newcomer Steve Kurth. MARVEL ILLUSTRATED: MAN IN THE IRON MASK HC - Full Color Creators: Written by Roy Thomas (Based On The Novel by Alexander Dumas) / Penciled by Hugo Petrus / Cover by Marko Djurdjevic Description: Alexander Dumas’ brilliant follow-up to The Three Musketeers, brought to vivid life as only Roy Thomas and Hugo Petrus can! MARVEL ILLUSTRATED: TREASURE ISLAND HC - Full Color Creators: Written by Roy Thomas (Based On The Novel by Robert Louis Stevenson) / Penciled by Mario Gully / Cover by Greg Hildebrandt Description: Robert Louis Stevenson’s seafaring adventure is brought to graphic life by scrivener Roy Thomas (X-MEN, AVENGERS, CONAN) and a new penciling sensation Mario Gully! Penned by no less than “The Man” himself, Stan Lee, and illustrated by an unmatched cadre of Bullpen embellishers from “Dazzling” Dick Ayers and “Sturdy” Steve Ditko to Golden Age greats Carl Burgos and Bob Powell, you’ll need high pockets to hold onto the action and adventure that’s in store for you. Giant-Man and the winsome Wasp have the decks stacked against them as they go up against an array of antagonists from the wild and weird Human Top, Porcupine, Colossus and the Wrecker to the Incredible Hulk, Attuma and Spider-Man! Beginning with the Big Three’s anthology adventures in Men’s Adventures, we then dive headlong into Captain America’s complete 1954 solo series. Marvel's original series by reaching the twenty-fourth issue (cue fireworks)..they do it in style! Writer, Art Director and cover artist Matt Wagner is in command of this all-new “year one” Zorro comic series. An embarrassed Hikari would confront Kei to find out the truth, if she wasn't so busy avoiding him! Everything changes from this point forward — and in the next issue, it all changes again!SUPERMAN SET (6) [DEC 07 WOW] - Description: Fly with this set that includes Action Comics Annual #11, Action Comics #862, Superman #673, Superman/Batman #46, Supergirl #26, and Superman Confidential #12. It is then that the greatest of Trojan warriors, the mighty Hector, can be held back no longer and he challenges any Greek in a struggle to the death to decide the war! LAST OF THE MOHICANS tells the seminal story of a race on the brink of disappearance due to the inexorable push of civilization into the wilderness of the New World. Deep inside the French prison known as the Bastille resides prisoner number 12, Philippe…who is none other than the twin brother of King Louis XIV. This is a classic tale that has thrilled generations of readers, taken in by the allure of the sea — as only Stevenson could present it! Giant-Man and the winsome Wasp have the decks stacked against them as they go up against an array of antagonists from the wild and weird Human Top, Porcupine, Colossus and the Wrecker to the Incredible Hulk, Attuma and Spider-Man! Also presenting the debut of the world’s tallest Avenger’s new look and the Wasp’s own solo feature! Illustrated by Bullpen legend John Romita in some of his very first super hero stories, you’ll see Cap and Bucky fight Fifth Columnists, Commie spies and even the Soviet Electro! Returned from his slumber by an atomic bomb, the Torch has rejoined his young sidekick in a battle to clean up threats as amazing and entertaining as vampires, killer robots and his 1950s nemesis, the Vulture. On Monster Island, surrounded by thousands of Brood, Carol Danvers regains her long lost Binary abilities..the price may be her life! Similar in tone and scope to Dynamite’s acclaimed Lone Ranger series, Zorro features artist Francesco Francavilla who complements Wagner’s pulp-action writing! Creators: Ai Yazawa Description: Takumi and Hachi are getting married, but it's far from a joyous announcement. NOTE: Miranda Mercury #295 is actually the first issue of a brand-new series. ROBOTIKA: FOR A FEW RUBLES MORE #2 - (2 of 4) Full Color Creators: Sheikman & Moran Description: When all you're after is "A Few Rubles More," nothing but trouble awaits!COUNTDOWN SET (#12-9) - Creators: Dini & Giffen/various Description: With the recent devastation behind them, the new Challengers return to our universe to face their next challenge. Ajax the Greater, mightiest of the Greeks, accepts the challenge and a battle that would rock the ancient world begins! It’s a tale that will touch readers of every age with both its timeless realization of an important historical period — and with its powerful action and adventure! Collecting MARVEL ILLUSTRATED: LAST OF THE MOHICANS #1-6. He was incarcerated to prevent him from setting off a civil war in his quest for the kingship itself. MARVEL ILLUSTRATED: PICTURE DORIAN GRAY #3 - (of 6) Full Color Creators: Written by Roy Thomas (Based On The Novel by Oscar Wilde) / Art by Sebastian Fiumara / Cover by Gerald Parel Description: Artist Basil Hallward has heard the vile rumors being spread about Dorian Gray, the man whose portrait he painted years ago. Don’t dare miss this limited adaptation of the entire novel, me hearties, or walkin’ the plank ye’ll be! Also presenting the debut of the world’s tallest Avenger’s new look and the Wasp’s own solo feature! You don’t need to be one of the smartest minds in the Marvel Universe to know it’s time to reserve your copy today! Their crime-fighting adventures even take on a global purchase, stretching all the way to the 38th Parallel and Communist Korea! 92 - Full Color Creators: Penciled by John Romita, Dick Ayers, Bill Everett, Mort Lawrence & Bob Powell / Cover by John Romita Description: Featuring Captain America, Human Torch & Sub-Mariner. Plus: Some people come to New York City looking for a knight in shining armor. Created in 1919 by pulp writer Johnston Mc Culley, Zorro made his first appearance in "The Curse of Capistrano," serialized in the pulp magazine All-Story Weekly. Nobu and Nana are devastated, and even Takumi's bandmates take the news hard. Hallucinogenic tadpoles, Black Legion mercenaries, Beppe the Gangster, the Queen, Digital Djhitis, and the Three Yojimbos caught in the middle of two rival gangs and a drug deal gone very bad.Also, a returning hero, a surprising future for Pied Piper, and Karate Kid fulfills his destiny. Deathlok, Hawkeye, Iron Man, Ian Mc Nee of MYSTIC ARCANA fame and more! But there are forces who will work tirelessly to free this man in the iron mask — and put Philippe on the throne! MARVEL ILLUSTRATED: MOBY DICK #1 - (of 6) Full Color Creators: Written by Roy Thomas (Based On The Novel by Herman Melville) / Penciled by Pascal Alixe / Cover by John Watson Description: Melville’s seafaring masterpiece is brought to stirring life in the pages of the Marvel Illustrated line. He confronts Gray on a fog-shrouded street and demands to know why so many of those close to him have had careers and reputations ruined—one young man a suicide! Collecting MARVEL ILLUSTRATED: TREASURE ISLAND #1-6. You don’t need to be one of the smartest minds in the Marvel Universe to know it’s time to reserve your copy today! And finally, for a quick taste of what’s to come in Atlas Era Heroes’ next volume, comes an assortment of Bill Everett’s lavishly drawn tales of the lord of the Atlantis, Namor the Sub-Mariner. The Atlas Era Hero Revival continues with the adventures of the comics’ most famous trio of Communist conquering heroes: Captain America, the Human Torch and the Sub-Mariner! Or just a warm body who can help you through the lonely hours. Hot crime novelist Duane Swierczynski (The Blonde) and Jefte Paolo bring you the story of three women whose lives intersect in strange and deadly ways, two predators who stalk the city streets at night, and one shock ending you won’t see coming. From there Zorro has been the star of countless films and has been noted by Bob Kane as a main influence on Batman — Bruce Wayne even went to see The Mark of Zorro the evening his parents were killed! With paparazzi skulking around for a new scandal to exploit and tensions between Trapnest and Blast on high alert, will Hachi ever get her happily ever after? Just when his fighting skills are needed the most, Niko is confronted with his equal, and maybe his even better — the enigmatic Mister Saint Just! SECRET HISTORY BOOK 07 - (7 of 7) Full Color Creators: Jean-Pierre Pécau & Igor Kordey Description: The Corsican ogre died on St. Nearly a century passes, and the four families of the runestones clash, always in the shadows.12 Script by Adam Beechen with art by Carlos Magno & Rodney Ramos; 11 Script by Sean Mc Keever with art by Jesus Saiz & Jimmy Palmiotti; 10 Script by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti with art by Ron Lim & Mark Mc Kenna; 9 Script by Adam Beechen with art by Al Barrionuevo & Art Thibert. COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS #12 - Full Color Creators: Story by Paul Dini Story Consultant: Keith Giffen 12 Script by Adam Beechen; / Art by Carlos Magno & Rodney Ramos Covers by Stephane Roux Description: With the recent devastation behind them, the new Challengers return to our universe to face their next challenge. It’s an adaptation that will draw you in with political intrigue so timely it will shock you. Young sailor Ishmael signs onto the whaling ship, Pequod. Dorian takes the artist to the attic where he keeps his portrait shrouded in canvas and uncovers it to Basil’s horror! Considered by many to be the definitive take on the character, Everett’s ’50s Sub-Mariner is nothing less than treasure from the deep! Beginning with the Big Three’s anthology adventures in Men’s Adventures, we then dive headlong into Captain America’s complete 1954 solo series. NOTE: Available with 3 covers (by Matt Wagner, John Cassaday and Mike Mayhew/Dean White) that will be sent randomly unless ordered as a set. ZORRO#1 - Full Color Creators: Matt Wagner & Francesco Francavilla Description: Dynamite presents the return of yet another Legend as Matt Wagner unveils the all-new Zorro! Plus a Robotika back-up tale "Once Upon A Time..." by David Moran, Brian Churilla (The Engineer: Konstrukt), and Jeremy Shepherd (The Engineer: Konstrukt)! The red monks and the Archon Dyo seem to pursue a common goal, but whose — Dyo’s or the fifth Archon’s? SISTERHOOD #1 - (1 of 3) Full Color Creators: Golden, Sniegoski & Alves Description: The Order of the Holy Sepulchre is an elite group of specially trained nuns, the world's most powerful exorcists.
Plus, Wonder Woman asks Ryan to make a life-changing decision — he isn't answering anyone’s questions just now, because the Black Mercy has returned to Earth! ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #9 - Full Color Creators: Written by Frank Miller / Art and Cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams Description: The Dynamic Duo: yellow-bellied? MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #36 - Full Color Creators: Written by Fred Van Lente / Penciled by Cory Hamscher / Cover by David Nakayama Description: Norman Osborn has bullied his son Harry into donning the guise of the Green Goblin to bust him out of prison. Jonah Jameson get caught in the middle of the jailbreak, will Harry help Spider-Man..destroy him? We’d be remiss to leave you without a bevy of historical bonuses, including a rare Human Torch tale that went unprinted for more than a decade, original artwork, Atlas Era house ads and an introduction by Hero Revival scholar extraordinaire Roy Thomas. But before they can reach those heights, Jean Grey must fall from the heavens in order to save her teammates lives — and to emerge from the ashes as the Phoenix! Popping up to give you the eyeball and make sure you’re toeing the line. NOTE: Available with 3 covers (by Matt Wagner, John Cassaday and Mike Mayhew/Dean White) that will be sent randomly unless ordered as a set. IDW Publishing24: COLD WARRIORS - Full Color Creators: Beau Smith (W); Steve Bryant (A) Description: Jack Bauer is back, and this time, he’s far away from his comfort zone in this all-new one-shot from Beau Smith (Wynonna Earp) and Steve Bryant (Athena Voltaire) It had to be something big to draw not only Jack Bauer out of Los Angeles, but Chloe O'Brian as well. With a new surge of self-confidence, Risa is ready to go after Ôtani, and he'll never know what hit him! In her journey she will uncover dark secrets about the Order, and about their enemies — and the real reason behind all this murder! Now Preparations must be put in place for the Great Flood that threatens more than four distinct eras of mankind.
Green Lantern tries to convince Batman & Robin to fall in line, but the pair takes him to school…in color theory! BAT LASH #3 - (of 6) Full Color Creators: Written by Peter Brandvold & Sergio Aragones / Art by John Severin / Cover by Walter Simonson Description: Bat Lash faces frontier justice! For the first time ever in Marvel Adventures, the Defenders assemble! MARVEL ADVENTURES IRON MAN #10 - Full Color Creators: Written by Fred Van Lente / Penciled by Graham Nolan / Cover by Francis Tsai Description: Tony Stark has hired the world's greatest private investigator, Jessica Drew, to help him find his long-lost father. Collecting MEN’S ADVENTURES #27-28, CAPTAIN AMERICA #76-78, HUMAN TORCH #36-38 and MARVEL SUPER-HEROES #16. While they’ve been able to save one of their family, the X-Men must next face a fight from within the family. 2 HC (2ND PRINTING) (VARIANT COVER) - Full Color Creators: Written by Chris Claremont & Bill Mantlo / Penciled by Dave Cockum, John Byrne, Bob Brown & Tony Dezuniga / Cover by Dave Cockrum Description: Back-to-press and fully restored by popular demand! 2: MIDNIGHT SUN SC - Full Color Creators: Written by Charlie Huston & Duane Swierczynski / Penciled by David Finch, Mico Suayan, Tomm Coker & Jefte Paolo / Cover by David Finch Description: Three months back on the job, and they’re already coming out of the woodwork. The gangsters and the hoods with old axes to grind. Jack and Chloe find themselves at a remote communications station in Alaska during a huge snow storm, trying to stop a Russian terrorist from Jack's past from bringing down all wireless communications in the U. Once there, Jack is teamed up with his Alaskan CTU counterpart who also holds a link to Jack's past. Creators: Chica Umino Description: Takemoto, a sophomore art student in Tokyo, thinks his greatest worries in life are finding ways to eat more meat and getting to class on time. The award-winning creative team of the Lone and Level Sands brings you what The Pulse calls "a step forward for the comics medium.” 32 pages. STARKWEATHER IMMORTAL #4 - (4 of 4) Full Color Creators: Dave Rodriguez & Patrick Mc Evoy Description: The day of the Trials approaches and Alex Starkweather must make a simple choice.
Or, as it’s more commonly known, he attends a necktie party…as the guest of honor, of course. BATMAN #674 - Full Color Creators: Written by Grant Morrison / Art by Tony Daniel & Jonathan Glapion / Cover by Daniel Description: More secrets of Batman are revealed! But can they stop arguing with each other long enough to save the world? But when the Chameleon infiltrates Stark International under the guise of dear ol' Dad, Iron Man will need the help of Jessica's alter ego..spectacular SPIDER-WOMAN! The Juggernaut and Black Tom Cassidy drive the Children of Atom to the edge of disaster, pushing Storm into the depths of childhood horrors, and testing the mettle of Colossus and Wolverine to their utmost. Setting a new standard for Marvel super heroes wasn’t enough for mssrs. In their second Marvel Masterworks outing with the Uncanny X-Men, they aren’t just aiming for All-New and All-Different, they’re shooting for the stars! MOON KNIGHT #15 - Full Color Creators: Written by Mike Benson / Art by Mark Texeira & Javier Saltares / Cover by Arthur Suydam Description: Award-winning TV writer Mike Benson (Entourage) takes over the reins, with co-plotter Charlie Huston! With Moon Knight leaving a trail of broken bodies in his wake, Tony Stark has one question on his mind: How the hell did this psycho get a Registration Card? Forty-eight spine-breaking, bone-chilling pages with an ending twist that hits like a .50-caliber sniper bullet. But with friends like his, life is never going to be that tame. He can accept the Council’s offer of status without earning it and become the closest thing the covens have to royalty.
Batman finds himself in a torture chamber facing the last and deadliest of the three Batman replacements…and finally learns the tragic story of how they came to be! If the monstrous Nameless One gets his way, the Defenders first mission together could be their last!! And then, at the breaking point, comes the return of Magneto! But before they can reach those heights, Jean Grey must fall from the heavens in order to save her teammates lives — and to emerge from the ashes as the Phoenix! MIGHTY AVENGERS #9 - Full Color Creators: Written by Brian Michael Bendis / Pencils & Cover by Mark Bagley Description: DOCTOR DOOM!! But by the time Stark uncovers the truth, it might very well be too late. 48 pages.30 DAYS OF NIGHT: BEYOND BARROW SC - Full Color Creators: Steve Niles (W); Bill Sienkiewicz (A & C) Description: After years of attacks, and several without, the citizens of Barrow have become united against random attacks on their city by the undead. Creators: Kazune Kawahara Description: Haruna begins to develop feelings for Fumiya, Yoh's friend. Or he can take his Trials, risk tearing the covens apart with his failure and, even worse, hurting people around him when he loses control. Archangel Studios RED STAR SWORD OF LIES #1 - (1 of 5) Full Color Creators: Christian Gossett & Weta Workshop Design Team Description: Available again.
With a shocking appearance by Bat-Mite, this tale leads to more revelations about the young Batman’s participation in a bizarre isolation experiment as we learn how the terrifying consequences of his actions will alter the Dark Knight’s life in the months to come. BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #4 - Full Color Creators: Written by Chuck Dixon / Art by Julian Lopez & Bit Cover by Doug Braithwaite Description: Green Arrow joins the Outsiders! MARVEL ADVENTURES HULK #8 - Full Color Creators: Written by Paul Benjamin / Penciled by David Nakayama / Cover by Juan Roman Cano Santacruz Description: Hulk! Then it’s off to the stars and to the Shi’Ar Empire to meet the Starjammers, Lilandra, Deathbird and the Imperial Guard — not to mention a certain John Byrne! While they’ve been able to save one of their family, the X-Men must next face a fight from within the family. MARVEL ZOMBIES 2 #5 - (of 5) Full Color Creators: Written by Robert Kirkman / Penciled by Sean Phillips / Cover by Arthur Suydam Description: This is it, the brain-eating, limb-wrenching climax to the sinister sequel of the runaway hit series! The Avengers invade Latveria to take down Doctor Doom for his chemical attack on America. It’s wall-to-wall mayhem as Mark Bagley joins Avengers writer Bendis in this globe–trotting spectacle filled with hints about next year’s SECRET INVASION! For Khonshu has great expectations of his avatar -- he wants the streets washed with blood, and what Khonshu wants, he usually gets. Unfortunately the same does not apply outside of Barrow or the rest of the mysterious Arctic Circle. Yoh talks her through her first-date jitters, but is Fumiya the right guy for Haruna? Unable to trust his power and unwilling to deal with the events of his past, Alex is put to the biggest test of his life — and all of reality is resting on the outcome. Archangel Studios brings back The Red Star with help from Weta Workshop, the New Zealand company that has worked on such theatrical hits as The Lord of the Rings trilogy, King Kong, and Narnia. RED STAR SWORD OF LIES #2 - (2 of 5) Full Color Creators: Christian Gossett & Weta Workshop Design Team Description: Available again.