HITMAN (1996) Volumes
Combining incredible humor, witty dialogue and quick-paced action, HITMAN: LOCAL HEROES tells the story of Tommy Monaghan, a hit man with super powers and morals. In the third volume of the series, Tommy's talents are tested as he faces off against Western outlaws and an army of zombie sea animals. Also included in this book is a hilarious confrontation with Green Lantern, which teaches the Spandex-clad super hero a lesson about taking on a street-smart hit man from the back streets of Gotham City. Collects HITMAN #9-14.
Super powered hitman Tommy Monaghan enlists the help of Catwoman and The Demon to battle a well armed demon. Angered by Tommy's previous attack, the Arkannone, a cabal of creatures residing in Hell, send the 10-foot tall skeletal demon Mawzir on a mission of revenge. Realizing that x-ray vision and telepathy are no match for the six-armed, artillerytoting hell spawn, Hitman sends Catwoman and Etrigan the Demon on a quest to hell to retrieve the one weapon that can stop Mawzir: the gun known as the Ace of Killers. Collects HITMAN #15-22!
A tale of honor, revenge, camaraderie and conscience as played out in the alleys of Gotham City. When both a group of S.A.S. British commandos and an avenging troop of mafia soldiers target hit man Tommy Monaghan and his best friend and partner, Natt, the two odd couple assassins stand side by side in a fight they know they can not win. With their deaths imminent, the two friends who have made a living through death examine their existence and the lives they've led. Collected from HITMAN #23-36 and 1,000,000.
After going up against the SAS and the Mafia, Tommy Monaghan, along with his brothers-in-arms Natt the Hat, Hacken and Ringo, enlists as a mercenary in African. There they meet the superpowered Skull and Scarlet Rose, and other mercenaries. It's one thing to get in a shooting match in a Gotham City alleyway - but Tommy's never seen anything like the action in the wilds of Africa! Collects issues #37-50.
This latest collection of HITMAN tales, all collected for the first time, begins when Tommy Monaghan heads to Ireland to learn dark truth about his past - and why his parents abandoned him. Then, it's a plague of the undead, as Tommy and his killer sidekicks tackle what seems to be a kidnapping, but ends up being a bloodbath. And Tommy goes toe-to-toe with his rival, assassin Ringo Chen, who's now dating Tommy's old girlfriend. Petty jealousy quickly turns to violence between these two hitmen. Plus, when Lobo stops off at Tommy Monaghan's favorite bar for a quick brew, trouble quickly turns into mayhem! Will the troubled super-team known as Section Eight be able to save the day? Probably not. Collects HITMAN #35-42 and HITMAN/LOBO #1.
Ex-military operative Tommy Monaghan's adventures as a Gotham City-based Hitman for hire continues. In HITMAN: 10,000 BULLETS, Monaghan uses his powers of telepathy and x-ray vision to survive an all-out attack on him and his friends. Then, a vindictive mob boss from Tommy's past puts a contract out on him. With his friends caught in the crossfire, Tommy must find a way to take out the hired assassin and exact retribution against the mafia head. But even with his extrodinary powers, the Hitman may find that a trained killer and a mob army is just too much for one man. Collects issues #4-8 and HITMAN ANNUAL #1.
On the back streets of Gotham City, ex-military operative Tommy Monaghan has set himself up as a hired gun. Surrounded by an odd assortment of friends and allies, the Hitman with a heart must deal with personal conflicts over honor and morals as he makes a living with a gun. But even with the telepathic ability to read his targets' minds, he still finds himself well over his head when he runs into some of Gotham's most notorious citizens such as the Demon, the Joker, and the Dark Knight himself, the Batman. Plus, a vindictive mob boss from his past puts a contract out on Tommy. With his friends caught in the crossfire, he must find a way to take out the hired assassin and exact retribution against the mafia head. But even with his extrarodinary powers, the Hitman may find that a trained killer and a mob army is just too much for one man. Collects THE DEMON ANNUAL #2, THE BATMAN CHRONICLES #4 and HITMAN #1-3!