Collects BATTLE CHASERS #0-9! Collecting every issue ever published of one of the most beloved comic book series of all time, this graphic novel is bursting at the seams with adventure! Follow young Gully as she searches for her missing father with the help of Garrison, a legendary swordsman; Knolan, the crafty wizard; Calibretto, an outlawed Wargolem; and the notorious mercenary Red Monika! Assaulted at every turn by a cast of memorable villains, Battle Chasers is packed with over-the-top action from cover to cover! Don't miss this definitive collection!
"The Battle begins! Hot off the #1 selling Uncanny X-Men, Joe Madureira, one of the most influential artists of the decade, creates one of the most ambitious books in years and sets his sights on redefining the fantasy genre! Four brave heroes -- a stoic swordsman, a cantankerous summoner, a nine-year-old juggernaut, and an outlawed war machine -- join forces to rise against a madman whose dark reign threatens the very fabric that holds their world together. But before they have any hope of accomplishing their mission, they must overcome an even more rigorous obstacle... getting along! It's one epic adventure after another as our heroes do battle with some of the most outrageous villains ever created!!"
Gully, a precocious nine year old girl, inherits her father's most precious treasure--which was also his most awesome weapon! Will the burden of this unimaginable legacy prove too much for her tiny shoulders to bear? Find out in the second action packed issue of Battle Chasers, the eagerly awaited new series by acclaimed X-MEN artist Joe Madureira!!
As the most powerful political figures are being systematically wiped out, it is up to our trio of intrepid adventurers, the Battle Chasers, to discover the cause of their demise. The answer may even be too daunting for them to overcome. And who is the mysterious new ally who comes to their aid?
He's the Merc with a Mouth, the Assassin with Elan, the Wryest Wisecracker of the Weapon X Program, now in a collection of his earliest sagas! Deadpool, with sidekick Weasel in tow, sets out on a quest for romance, money, and mayhem - not necessarily in that order - only to learn he's being hunted by an enemy he killed years before! As if that isn't enough, the Juggernaut crashes into the action, and it's the unstoppable vs. the un-shut-up-able! But all may not be lost if the sultry Siryn can inject a little sanity into the proceedings! Will Deadpool be steered toward a better life by his new heartthrob, or stay the chaotic course he's set for himself? The answer is Yes! Guest-starring the New Mutants, Banshee, Sasquatch, and more! Collects New Mutant #98, Deadpool: The Circle Chase #1-4, Deadpool (1994) #1-4, and Deadpool (1997) #1
RED MONIKA, the brave and beautiful bounty-hunter, is hired to free a notorious Air-Pirate from the dreaded prison known as Skyhold. A series of wild events leads to the escape of four of the most ruthless and powerful criminals on GAIA, and it's up to the Battle Chasers to bring them in! This first battle will test the resolve of the newly formed band as they must stand together and fight side by side--but will it be enough?...
The quest for Aramus heats up when Gully confronts a bitter enemy from her father's past. Can this man's disturbing testimony hold the key to finding the missing hero? Or will it serve to destroy the memory of her father...forever?! Truths will be shattered, dark secrets revealed, and long buried family ties unearthed! Also, the highly anticipated return of Red Monika!
The highly-anticipated seventh issue of the mega-popular CLIFFHANGER book BATTLE CHASERS is upon us -- and what an explosive return it is! Creator/writer and penciller Joe Madureira, along with coplotter/scripter Munier Sharrieff and inker Tim Townsend, brings us another edge-of-your-seat action-packed issue that has Garrison, Calibretto, Knolan, and Gully facing off against a fearsome new opponent, spawned from a place you'd never expect...a fan's mind! That's right, the outrageous monster battled in this issue was designed by an actual BATTLE CHASERS reader...the winner of Wizard: The Comic Magazine's "BATTLE CHASERS Create a Monster Contest!"
Just as the Battle Chasers are recovering from last issue's EPIC battle, the enigmatic Lord August finally steps forth from the shadows to make his nefarious presence felt! Find out what dastardly plot he's about to hatch, and how it may spell disaster for our newly formed gang of heroes!