All that changed, however, with the arrival of THE NEW TEEN TITANS in 1980 — and the lives of DC’s adolescent adventurers would never be the same!
Crafted by comics legends Marv Wolfman and George Pérez, this all-new super-team featured greater dangers, fiercer emotions and more tangled relationships than any that had come before. The Titans’ celebrated stories have ensured that the names of Starfire, Cyborg, Raven and the Changeling will be passed down through history alongside those famous aliases employed by Dick Grayson, Donna Troy and Wally West.
Now, for the first time, all of Wolfman and Pérez’s NEW TEEN TITANS tales are available in a comprehensive series of trade paperback editions. THE NEW TEEN TITANS VOLUME TWO collects the issues #9-16 of the classic title, and includes an enlightening introduction from Wolfman on the crafting of these acclaimed stories.
From the masterful minds of Grant Morrison (FINAL CRISIS, THE MULTIVERSITY) and Yanick Paquette (SWAMP THING, BATMAN, INC.) comes the most provocative origin of Wonder Woman you’ve ever seen--a wholly unique retelling that still honors her origins.
For millennia, the Amazons of Paradise Island have created a thriving society away from the blight of man. One resident, however, is not satisfied with this secluded life--Diana, Princess of the Amazons, knows there is more in this world and wants to explore, only to be frustrated by her protective mother, Hippolyta. Diana finds her escape when Air Force pilot Steve Trevor, the first man she has ever seen, crashes onto their shores. With his life hanging in the balance, Diana ventures into the long-forbidden world of men. The Amazons chase after her and bring her back to Paradise Island in chains to face trial for breaking their oldest law--staying separated from the world that wronged them.
Thought-provoking yet reverent, thoroughly modern but still timeless, the power and courage of Paradise Island’s greatest champion--Wonder Woman--is introduced in this addition to DC Comics’ NEW YORK TIMES best-selling EARTH ONE original graphic novel series.
Go the distance with the Simpson family as they join everybody’s favorite moonraking megalomaniac, Hank Scorpio. for a globetrotting adventure that will not only take you around the world but into orbit around the Earth. And when the lovelorn losers of Springfield feel like throwing in the towel on romance, they pick themselves up off the mat and get an adrenaline rush by living life to the extreme! And as if Homer wasn’t already a glutton for punishment, watch him discover his killer instinct as he goes toe to toe with C. Montgomery Burns!
Bart starts his own humor magazine, and it isn’t long before Springfield’s resident funnyman Krusty the Clown wants in on the business. Then, donut-lovers Homer Simpson and Chief Clancy Wiggum take over each other’s deliciously do-nothing jobs. And speaking of switcheroos, Bart boards the wrong airplane and finds himself mistaken for local Springshire lad . . . Brit Simpson. And when Ned Flanders opens his own friendly tavern, Homer finds himself torn between two bartenders, the ever-surly Moe or everyone’s favorite neighborino.
Throw in an alien abduction, some home disrepair, a pseudo-scientific trip to an alternate reality, a ghostly superhero pairing, and a rescue mission beneath the nuclear power plant, and you have the most colossal compendium yet. And make that dream of a personal home theater a reality with your very own scale model of Springfield’s classic movie house, the Aztec Theater.
The Colossal Compendium series boasts upgraded heavier paper, an increased page count of 176 pages, and includes a unique and collectible paper craft. Volume 5 features the Aztec Theater. As the series progresses, fans will be able to assemble their own three-dimensional version of the city of Springfield and usher in a paper paradise!
Superman returns to Metropolis just in time to meet the city of tomorrow’s newest protector: Lex Luthor. But it’s not long before these dueling titans meet someone unexpected—the new Clark Kent!
DON’T MISS: ACTION COMICS returns to its original numbering with this issue!