The Massive Issues
In a remote village in the Aleutian Islands, the crew of the _Kapital_, on the run from Siberian pirates, reconsiders their core mission as pacifists and conservationists. In this unpredictable and often violent world, should they be more? Narratives and story lines converge as the past catches up with the present, and in quiet, unassuming Unalaska, USA, a new mission is forged. "_The Massive_ is a book to keep an eye on in 2012."-IGN
Searching for essential supplies in a post-Crash black market, Callum Israel struggles to maintain his moral code in a new world where survival requires working within the gray area. But can this environmentalist's pacifism survive in a violent world when a ghost from his past as a corporate mercenary resurfaces? A new series from _New York Times_ best-selling author Brian Wood. The debut of artist Garry Brown! "I can't wait to see more of _The Massive_." - iFanboy "_The Massive_ is a book to keep an eye on in 2012."-IGN
Running low on crucial supplies, the crew of the _Kapital_ head for a supposedly abandoned science station in Antarctica. But when Mary, second in command aboard the _Kapital_, and Ryan, the only American aboard, find the station occupied, a supply run turns into a deadly fight for survival. A new series from _New York Times_ best-selling author Brian Wood. "_The Massive_ . . . feels like sci fi getting back to its roots in speculative fiction, instead of being mired in alien invasions, single environment planets, and the same old. That, in case you can't tell, is a very, very good thing, and the largest reason to recommend this smartly written, subtle comic book." MTV Geek
Still reeling from the Crash, the crew of the _Kapital_ trail a cargo ship, hoping to resupply. But the ship, which may be derelict and full of dangerous occupants, is flying a sovereign flag, and boarding it would be an act of brazen piracy. Nevertheless, the _Kapital_'s first mate, Mag Nagendra, thinks this opportunity is too important to pass by. Do the rules of the old world still apply in this new world, where survival is the law of the land? A new title from _New York Times_ bestseller Brian Wood.
The _Kapital_ stumbles upon a newly declared sovereign nationa community of hundreds living on oil platforms with dreams of forming a new utopia. With the world's governments and economies in shambles in the post-Crash world, is this new "country" the hope for the future that Callum Israel and Ninth Wave are looking for? Or is it the divisive issue that'll bring his crew to their breaking point? * The beginning of a new arc! * From _New York Times_ bestselling author Brian Wood.
The _Kapital_ stumbles upon a newly declared sovereign nation-a community of hundreds living on oil platforms with dreams of a new utopia. With the world's governments and economies in shambles, is this new "country" the hope for the future that Callum Israel and Ninth Wave are looking for? "Provocative, original, and fiercely intelligent in both conception and execution."-Comic Book Resources
When explosive new information arises about the seemingly utopian oil-rig nation that has divided the crew of the _Kapital_, Callum Israel is forced to deal with the likely dissolution of Ninth Wave. But what does that mean for _The Massive_? * The groundbreaking new series from _Star Wars_ and _Conan_ writer Brian Wood continues! In a period where Wood's name seems to pop up all over the industry, this series has emerged as one of his most ambitious and rewarding so far.�IGN Provocative, original, and fiercely intelligent in both conception and execution.�Comic Book Resources
The _Kapital_ finally gets a reliable lead on _The Massive_ and moves to follow . . . only to stumble into a regional war zone! Callum must deal with a mutiny when members of his crew force him to divert so they can join their home country in its war. * Artwork by Gary Erskine! * The first of three standalone issues with three different artists. Perfect jumping on point!
Following a mutiny, the crew of the _Kapital_ are in a race against time to catch their increasingly elusive sister ship, _The Massive_, when a school of aggressive great white sharks cross their path! Provocative, original, and fiercely intelligent.�Comic Book Resources Much like _DMZ_, the glimpses of savagery [in _The Massive_] are unsettling because this world isn't as divorced from ours as we'd like it to be.�IGN
When the crew of the _Kapital_ gets trapped in an ice field, Captain Callum Israel ventures out on foot to continue the pursuit of _The Massive_. He quickly gets lost in the increasingly dangerous weather, and the reality of the risks he's asked his crew to take fully hits him. When it does, it threatens to break him completely. "In a period where Wood's name seems to pop up all over the industry, this series has emerged as one of his most ambitious and rewarding so far."-IGN
With _The Massive_'s trail gone dead, the _Kapital_ is forced to respond to a different crisis, one very close to home. Navigating the thawed Canadian polar ice into the turbulent northern Atlantic, the crew arrives at the most infamous post-Crash disaster zone: New York City. Creator/Writer Brian Wood returns home, crafting another chilling near-future story on the same turf as _DMZ_, _Channel Zero_, _The Couriers_, and more. "Brian Wood's The Massive proves that there's room for political comics." -Complex "The Massive is clearly one of the best books of 2012 due to its exquisite ability to meld high concept ideas with real characters as Brian Wood continues to make comics smart." -Comic Book Resources **ALL-NEW STORY ARC IN NEW YORK CITY!**
Closed off by rising seas and permanent power loss, New York City has been reduced to a graveyard of empty buildings. The devastation hits Ryanthe only American member of the crewhard, and the homecoming she dreamed of for the last year is fraught with terror and betrayal. Will Ninth Wave's mission finally meet its end? "Brian Wood's The Massive proves that there's room for political comics."-Complex "The Massive is clearly one of the best books of 2012." -Comic Book Resources
Ninth Wave's presence within the United States' now-sunken borders has caused a disruption that a rogue US Navy battle group plans to end. Mismatched and outnumbered by a fleet of larger ships, the crew of _Kapital_ must rely on the unexpected aid of a rogue member of Ninth Wave in the explosive conclusion to Brian Wood's comic book return to New York City. * One of Comic Book Resources' Best Comics of 2012! "In a period where Wood's name seems to pop up all over the industry, this series has emerged as one of his most ambitious and rewarding so far."IGN "_The Massive_ is not only an amazing action-packed and thought-provoking story, but it's quickly becoming a heartfelt one as well. The demise of humanity never looked so cool."Geeks Unleashed
In the rugged North Sea, the crew of the _Kapital_ come across a rogue group of whalers, persistently hunting despite the realities of the Crash. When Callum Israel and his crew intervene, they come face to face with centuries of tradition and what is referred to as the "old ways." "In a period where Wood's name seems to pop up all over the industry, this series has emerged as one of his most ambitious and rewarding so far."IGN "_The Massive_ is on the forefront of what everyone will be writing like in a couple of years."Comic Book Bin
As Ninth Wave's pre-Crash antiwhaling ideology is challenged, so is their very place in these waters, as the crew of the _Kapital_ enters a pitched battle against traditional whalers. Meanwhile, Mary is AWOL at this most crucial time, with no indications that she'll ever come back or any clues to where she's gone. * One of Comic Book Resources' Best Comics of 2012! "Much like _DMZ_, the glimpses of savagery [in _The Massive_] are unsettling because this world isn't as divorced from ours as we'd like it to be."-IGN
"Longship" concludes with an inland excursion that pits the ex-mercenaries of Ninth Wave against warriors seemingly from another time, culminating in a bloody battle between Captain Israel and a longtime enemy. * One of Comic Book Resources' Best Comics of 2012! * Ninth Wave versus Vikings! * Save the whales! * Brian Wood's ongoing series heats up!
An improvised explosive device rips through the _Kapital_ while at port in the Baltic Sea, and the group claiming responsibility is no group at all . . . It's an individual: Arkady, the demon from Cal's past in Mogadishu. When Cal goes to confront his nemesis, he discovers that Arkady holds a piece of the puzzle that could change everything. * From the writer of _Star Wars_, _Conan_, and _X-Men_! "Much like _DMZ_, the glimpses of savagery [in _The Massive_] are unsettling because this world isn't as divorced from ours as we'd like it to be."IGN
On the run from Arkady and the Russian hacker Yusup, Cal weaves his way through a crumbling Europe, through riots and crackdowns and widespread social unrest. With little more than a vague memory as a trigger, he starts to put together the mystery of the missing _Massive_ . . . and perhaps the Crash itself. Brian Wood's _The Massive_ proves that there's room for political comics.�Complex Much like _DMZ_, the glimpses of savagery [in _The Massive_] are unsettling because this world isn't as divorced from ours as we'd like it to be.�IGN
In a cathedral in Prague, Cal prepares for a final showdown with his nemesis Arkady, but what will fell him first: his cancer, the bullet from the Russian's SIG Sauer, or the realization that nothing_nothing_of the past decade was what it seemed? The conclusion of "Bloc," the most groundbreaking arc of _The Massive_ to date, takes us into the final year of the series with a stunning reveal. "Brian Wood's _The Massive_ proves that there's room for political comics."Complex
Roaring across North Africa, a five-mile-long convoy of water trucks represents life for millions of people. Local soldiers sign on as security, and it's a high-risk job to repel pirates, saboteurs, and well-armed warlords in 120-degree heat. So why is Mary here? If you liked Wood's work on _DMZ_, or if you just want to read a comic book with some brains, you should take the money you would otherwise spend on a superhero title and give [_The Massive_] a shot instead.�Complex
The water convoy is attacked by forces unknown, plunging Mary into a conflict that she doesn't want, but one she can handle. With over a thousand kilometers to go, can she make it across the Sahara unscathed? "This continues to be one of the best comics out there by any publisher.�Graphic Policy The Massive should crack your pull list.�Geeks Unleashed
Since the very start, Mary's been a mystery at bestand at worst, an unstable and potentially dangerous presence. With the _Kapital_ waiting off the coast of Morocco, and signs that perhaps the Crash was only a prelude to something bigger, the secrecy surrounding Mary starts to reveal itself. One of Dark Horse's most underrated titles which comic book fans should jump on immediately.�Unleash the Fanboy
The Crash was only the beginning. The earth has begun to tear itself apart. And the truth of Mary's identity, which began as a faint signal, grows louder and is seemingly connected to it all. The secret of the Crash and the location of the missing ship _The Massive_ get answered here, in the final arc, _Ragnarok_! Wood's post-Crash world . . . remains as interesting as it did when it began.�Comic Book Resources
What remains of civilization is being obliterated by a series of cataclysmic events. The crew of the _Kapital_ struggle to find a safe haven in the destructive chaos, but to no avail. Mary's return to Ninth Wave comes with answers, but are they what Cal and the others want to hear? Between [_The Massive_] and _Saga_, be happy that we're in the middle of a renaissance for sci-fi comics.�MTV Geek
_The Massive_ has been found! The story of its disappearance is as mind bending as Mary's origin. But the solving of two mysteries only draws attention to the secret still unexplained: the reason for the Crash. Wood manages to perfectly blend suspense and moral philosophies with geo-political brushstrokes to create one of the freshest books on shelves.�Complex _The Massive_ is a gripping read.�IGN
**The Massive is found!** As a storm rages around the crew of the _Kapital_ they embrace the reappearance of _The_ _Massive_, and learn much more about the origin of the Crash from Mary. But it's only when masses of earth rise from the ocean floor that things really get interesting. . . Wood continues to put together one of the best monthly series on the market. One that entertains and makes you think at the same time.�Graphic Policy
**The Crash was only a prelude!** The world as we know it will die. This is a fact. Will anyone, or anything, manage to survive? Wood continues to put together one of the best monthly series on the market. One that entertains and makes you think at the same time.�Graphic Policy
**The final issue!** Dead calm. Quiet seas. Second chances? The Ninth Wave crew enter a brand-new chapter in Earth's history. Garry Brown and Jordie Bellaire simply rock this book's artwork; every page seems so rugged and calculated it's scarily good.�Geeks Unleashed Please go out and pick this up. I really can't urge you enough.�Comic Bastards
Hidden from pirates in the ice and fog of the Bering Sea, the crew of the _Kapital_ weigh the risk of detection against the need to rescue their missing crewmates. Revealed are details about the events of the crash, including the _Kapital_'s resupply visit to an underwater Hong Kong and the new city that has, literally, grown out of the debris. Hyperdetailed world building meshed with forward-thinking social sci-fi. *The perfect follow-up to Wood's _DMZ_! *New title from _New York Times_ bestseller Brian Wood! *At the end of the world, the story begins. "_The Massive_ is a book to keep an eye on in 2012." -IGN
In a post-war, post-crash, post-disaster, post-everything world, the environmental-action trawler _Kapital_ scours the earth's oceans for its mysteriously missing sister ship, the _Massive_. Captain Callum Israel, a man who has dedicated his life to the ocean, now must ask himselfas our planet dieswhat it means to be an environmentalist after the world has ended. Callum and his crew will come up against pirates, rebels, murderers, and thieves as they struggle to remain noble toward their cause. Can you save a planet that's already doomed? The perfect follow-up to Wood's _DMZ_! "_The Massive_ is a book to keep an eye on in 2012."IGN **At the end of the world, the story begins.**
What does it mean to be an environmentalist after the world's already ended? In _The Massive_, Callum Israelleader of the Ninth Wave oceanic activist groupasks himself this question everyday, a question that cuts to the core of his identity. In a post-war, post-crash, post-disaster, post-everything world, nothing is certain and ideologies are meaningless. But the mission remains: search this crumbling world for answers to the cause of the crash,� and keep up the hunt for their missing sister ship, the _Massive_, lost and adrift in the chaos. But, before the crash, the members of the Ninth Wave were defined by different missions, different stories. Stories that united them in a common goal. Stories about the ocean... The perfect follow-up to Wood's _DMZ_! "_The Massive_ is a book to keep an eye on in 2012."IGN **At the end of the world, the story begins.** Collects all three _The Massive_ stories from Dark Horse Presents!
A tiny, pristine island in the North Pacific is ground zero for Ninth Waves newest environmental battle. Leased for oil exploitation, the island is in danger of being consumed completely by a million tons of heavy machinery poised to roll in. The indigenous animals are about to be obliterated. But they may yet have friends in high places. Each issue a self-contained one-shot!
When the Ninth Wave crew vote to undertake a side mission off the coast of a war-ravaged country, they get more than they bargained for, and Callum Israel ends up on the FBIs Most Wanted list. Brian Woods The Massive proves that theres room for political comics.�ÓComplex
Poachers, trophy seekers, killing contests, and sport hunting: Ninth Wave is having none of that. This series concludes with a roaring story of bravery and comradeship on the plains of Africa. Ninth Wave is definitely shaping up to be a book to look out for in 2016.�ÓComic Bastards
In Victorian London, Restin Dane is on the hunt for a vicious and cunning Morlock! But when the twenty-first-century time traveler crosses paths with the real-life inspiration for literatures greatest detective, the unlikely duo uncovers a conspiracy that spans the whole of time! * From comics masters **Steven Grant** and **Paul Gulacy**! * The most popular series to ever be introduced in the pages of Eerie!