Collects Nextwave #1-6. The Highest Anti-Terrorism Effort, or H.A.T.E. (a subsidiary of the Beyond Corporation) put Nextwave together to fight Bizarre Weapons of Mass Destruction. When Nextwave discovers that H.A.T.E. and Beyond are terrorist cells themselves, and that the BWMDs were intended to kill them, they are less than pleased. In fact, they are rather angry. So they make things explode. Lots of things. Starring Monica Rambeau (formerly Captain Marvel and Photon), Aaron Stack (Machine Man), Tabitha Smith (X-Force's Meltdown), monster-hunter Elsa Bloodstone and the Captain! Guest-starring Fin Fang Foom!
Venom, lethal protector! The enigmatic Moonstone! Bullseye, the man who never misses! Songbird, mistress of sound! Chen Lu, the Radioactive Man! Swordsman, master of the blade! The mystery man called Penance! And Norman Osborn, the Green Goblin! They're America's newest celebrities, ready to take to the skies at a moment's notice in pursuit of those secret, unregistered superhumans hiding among us! They're All-New, All-Deadly Thunderbolts - making the world a safer place for ordinary people one would-be costumed hero at a time! In the wake of Civil War, Warren Ellis and Mike Deodato present a dark and disturbing take on Marvel's Most Wanted, where the line between hero and villain is difficult to find - if it exists at all! Collects Thunderbolts #110-115, Thunderbolts: Desperate Measures, & Thunderbolts stories from Civil War: Choosing Sides and Civil War: The Initiative.
Ten years after they landed. All over the world. And they did nothing, standing on the surface of the Earth like trees, exerting their silent pressure on the world, as if there were no-one here and nothing under foot. Ten years since we learned that there is intelligent life in the universe, but that they did not recognize us as intelligent or alive. Beginning a new science fiction graphic novel by WARREN ELLIS and JASON HOWARD.
It's the beginning of a new era for Iron Man! Renowned scribe Warren Ellis joins forces with acclaimed illustrator Adi Granov to redefine the armored avenger's world for the 21st century - a landscape of terrifying new technologies that threaten to overwhelm fragile mankind! What is Extremis, who has unleashed it, and what does its emergence portend for the world? Collects Iron Man (2005) #1-6.
Investigative reporter Spider Jerusalem attacks the injustices of the 21st Century surroundings while working for the newspaper The Word in this critically-acclaimed graphic novel series written by comics superstar Warren Ellis, the co-creator of PLANETARY and THE AUTHORITY. In this third volume, Spider Jerusalem begins to crumble under the pressure of sudden and unwanted fame. Having had enough of the warped 21st century Babylon that he lives in, Spider escapes into a world of bitterness and pills. As he stumbles through this haze of depression and drugs, he must find a way to cover the biggest story of the year, the presidential election. Armed with only his demented mind and dark sense of humor, Spider embarks on an adventure of political cynicism, horrific sex, and unwelcome celebrity which culminates in a shocking and ruinous ending. Collects issues issues #13-18.
Once upon a time, there were five crazy people, and they poisoned the 21st Century. Now they have to deal with the corrosion to try and save us all from a world becoming too weird to support human life. INJECTION is the new ongoing series created by the acclaimed creative team of Moon Knight. It is science fiction, tales of horror, strange crime fiction, techno-thriller, and ghost story all at the same time. A serialized sequence of graphic novels about how loud and strange the world is getting, about the wild future and the haunted past all crashing into the present day at once, and about five eccentric geniuses dealing with the paranormal and numinous as well as the growing weight of what they did to the planet with the Injection.
The forces of darkness are closing in on outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem and his merry, filthy band ã but now theyve got their own rope around the neck of corrupt President Callahan, and its time to start tightening the noose. TRANSMETROPOLITAN: THE CURE is the ninth volume reprinting the acclaimed series written by Warren Ellis (PLANETARY, RED) with art by Darick Robertson (The Boys). Jerusalem and his cohorts step up their investigation into Callahans misdeeds and turn up some startling evidence...not to mention a sole surviving witness to the Presidents depravity. The problem, as always, will be getting the word out before the massive forces of the Executive Branch black out everything ã and everyone ã involved.
A new propulsion system devised by the U.S. government puts Mars just days away. It creates interplanetary opportunities unprecedented for the human race. But someone - or something - wants Earth's progression into space to stop. What does that mean to the Ultimates and the Ultimate Fantastic Four! And yes, that mysterious white-and-green figure is Ultimate Captain Marvel! Collects Ultimate Secret #1-4.
It's the book you've been waiting for! The superstar team of Warren Ellis and Simone Bianchi are ready to take the X-Men to the "Second Stage"! Messiah CompleX pulled the X-Men team together, Divided We Stand tore them apart. Now the X-Men are back to business - with a new look, a new base of operations, and a mystery to solve that will take them into previously uncharted territory and test them to their core! Collects Astonishing X-Men #25-30, Ghost Boxes #1-2.
Collects Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis #1-5. Somethings happening in the tiny East African city of Mbangwi. A newborn sprouts metal electrodes and explodes, taking out an entire hospital. Is this the first wave of mutant rebirth that the X-Men have been praying for or something very, very different? Something sinister?
INJECTION is the new ongoing series created by the acclaimed creative team of MOON KNIGHT. In this issue: the five members of the Cross-Cultural Contamination Unit came from very different backgrounds. Simeon Winters, for instance, came from a department of the British Foreign Office. The one that kills foreign people. Also this issue: sandwiches.
You are not dreaming. We are trying to communicate with you. Local reality has been reinstalled. Things have gone wrong. The revision has corrupted. Finding Ethan Crane is your supreme priority. We are speaking to you from the ultimate bunker within the structure of multiversal time. Do not trust Darius Dax. We are all going to die. SUPREME: BLUE ROSE. Re-introducing the central Image Comics character, with WARREN ELLIS and TULA LOTAY.
In the near future, gonzo journalist/cult author Spider Jerusalem lives fast and loose in The City--a chaotic melting pot of cultures, subcultures, lifeforms, and technologies. Mastermind writer Warren Ellis (THE AUTHORITY) delivers this sharp, manic, anything-goes extrapolation of urban life.
Beginning the second TREES story, 'Two Forests.' The Orkney Tree, set among the standing stones of that remote island, seems almost like it was always meant to be there. But, following the events in Svalbard, it could be nothing but a vast unexploded bomb. Across the Atlantic, there is a new mayor in New York City, who grew up under the shadow of the Manhattan Tree. And he might be the bigger threat.
CONTINUING THE SECOND TREES STORY, "TWO FORESTS." The new mayor of New York City has a plan, and it involves the drowned Downtown area. Dr. Jo Creasy doesn't have a plan at all, and that's why she's been dropped into the remote Orkney Islands in search of something that might end the world.
Collects Secret Avengers #16-21. A secret city buried a mile under America. A time machine in the wrong hands is the worst kind of WMD imaginable. The next level in bioterror. Plus: a can of matter the size of a football, mined from a broken universe, would be enough to turn the Earth into a sun. And the Secret Avengers are on the front line of it all.
The Thunderbolts' wild ride continues as Thunderbolts Mountain is being used as temporary incarceration for captured superhuman combatants. With so many super-powered people in one place, how can things possibly go wrong? Plus: Songbird. Moonstone. The two longest-serving members of the Thunderbolts, but that's practically all they have in common. Songbird has vowed not to let Moonstone corrupt her team, while Moonstone schemes to kill Songbird in the field. Follow the pair of heroes as they head inexorably toward confrontation - on a collision course that may tear the Thunderbolts apart! And finally, the Thunderbolts work for the American government - but the Radioactive Man and the Swordsman are foreign citizens. When a mission goes against the interests of their home countries, where will their loyalties lie with their team, their homeland...or themselves? Collects Thunderbolts #116-121.
Collecting the best of Spider's columns from The Word--from his reluctant return to the City and forced adaptation to a future where truth is obsolete, moving through his rise to fame and fortune over the bodies of his enemies, culminating in his current condition of focused mental illness!
Created by Entertainment Weekly "It" writer, Global Frequency is a worldwide rescue organization that offers the last shred ofhope when all other options have failed. Manned by 1001 operatives, the Frequency is made up of experts in fields as diverse asbio-weapon engineering and Le Parkour Running. Each agent-equipped with a special mobile vid-phone-is speciffically chosenby Miranda Zero, enigmatic leader of the Global Frequency, based on proximity, expertise, and, in some cases, sheer desperation! This 288 page volume collects the entire 12 issue Global Frequency storyline in one trade featuring art by mindblowingcollection of artists including: Lee Bermejo, Glenn Fabry, Steve Dillon, David Lloyd, Gene Ha and many others.
Superstar Warren Ellis teams with hot newcomer Trevor Hairsine (Ultimate Six) to tell a story of international intrigue that shakes every Ultimate book to its core! As world communications systems break down, the source of the anomaly is revealed as Tunguska, Russia. Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. leads a force comprised of Captain America, Black Widow, and Sam Wilson to investigate, while, simultaneously, Charles Xavier of the X-Men dispatches his own team consisting of Jean Grey, Wolverine, and Colossus. And what they discover there - and what happens next - defies belief!
Leaving the Earth is a dangerous business, and probably always will be. But in the long run, the greater danger is not leaving - something that legendary comics writer Warren Ellis makes vacuum-clear in this pair of suspense-filled space adventures, collected here for the first time in a single hardcover volume. In OCEAN, the acclaimed art team of Chris Sprouse and Karl Story joins Ellis for a journey to the research station Cold Harbor orbiting the Jovian moon Europa, where the discovery of ancient artifacts beneath the frozen crust sets off a power struggle that threatens to expand into a full-scale holocaust for all of humanity. In ORBITER, Ellis and renowned artist Colleen Doran investigate the mystery of the space shuttle Venture, whose disappearance in orbit effectively ended the United States' manned space program. When Venture reappears ten years later with new instrumentation, new engines, and an outer covering of something very much like human skin, a team of specialists must discover where she and her one surviving crew member have been - and how sand from Mars got in her landing gear. Featuring Ellis's trademark blend of canny characterization and sterling storytelling, OCEAN/ORBITER: THE DELUXE EDITION also features an afterword from the author and a special section of preliminary art and character designs from Sprouse, Doran, and cover artist Michael Golden.
In a self-contained story, crusading journalist Spider Jerusalem is thrust into the world of bizarre religious movements that have sprung up during his five-year absence from The City. But Spider's bad attitude makes him an unlikely convert, even to the most fervent evangelists alive.
An assortment of Hellblazer stories written by Brian Azzarello (100 BULLETS), Warren Ellis (PLANETARY), and others. In these stories by some of comics' top writers, John Constantine faces school violence, a desperate, occult family and more. Plus: A group of documentary filmmakers try to find out what happened to Mucous Membrane -- an up-and-coming punk band led by John Constantine that met a mysterious end. Collects HELLBLAZER #144, 145, 245-246, 250 and VERTIGO RESURRECTED: HELLBLAZER--SHOOT #1.
Collects Generation Next #4, X-Calibre #4, X-Man #4 & #53-54, Factor X #4, Gambit And The X-Ternals #4, Amazing X-Men (1995) #4, Weapon X (1995) #4, X-Universe #2, X-Men: Omega, Blink #4 and X-Men: Prime. Learn who lives and who dies in either reality as the apocalyptic arc ends in treachery and tragedy! While certain heroic humans prove their mettle without armor or magic hammers, it's a race to see who the X-Men will destroy first: Apocalypse or themselves! But even with the crisis concluded, new allies and enemies emerge, guaranteeing that reality will still never be the same! Featuring the dawn of Gene Nation and a turning point for the Legacy Virus!
The serial-killing symbiote's sadistic spree starts here! As if Venom wasn't lethal enough, imagine what would happen if his symbiotic "other" had been joined to a murderous psychopath? That's where Cletus Kasady comes in, as Venom's symbiotic spawn transforms him into Carnage, Spider-Man's sickest foe! Killing on a whim, Carnage is a painful, twisted thorn in the sides of Peter Parker, Ben Reilly, Venom...even the Silver Surfer! COLLECTING: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #361-363, #410, #430-431; VENOM: CARNAGE UNLEASHED #1-4; CARNAGE: MIND BOMB; CARNAGE: IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE; SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN (1996) #3; SPIDER-MAN (1990) #67; SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (1976) #233; PETER PARKER: SPIDER-MAN (1999) #13; WEBSPINNERS: TALES OF SPIDER-MAN #13-14.
Straight from the pages of the Age of Apocalypse comes the saga of Nate Grey, the X-Man. Arriving in the Marvel U proper, Nate Grey must come to terms with being a stranger in a strange land. Nate finds himself at odds with a host of major players. And psionic sparks fly when Nate comes face-to-face with Cable! Collects X-MAN #5-14, EXCALIBUR (1988) #95, CABLE (1993) #29-31.
Collects X-Men: Alpha, Age of Apocalypse: The Chosen, Generation Next #1, Astonishing X-Men Volume 1 #1, X-Calibre #1, Gambit and the X-Ternals #1-2, Weapon X Volume 1 #1-2, Amazing X-Men #1-2, Factor X #1-2, and X-Man #1. See your favorite through a dark glass as the epic that literally rebuilt the X-Men in eight miniseries and more continues! Apocalypse has conquered half of humankind and is ready to destroy them all! Magneto and his Amazing X-Men fight to protect humans and mutants alike, only to learn from Bishop that his world might need to be unmade! Plus: excerpts from Apocalypse's own files on the alternate-universe X-Men, and their friends and foes... but which is which? Featuring Blink and Sabretooth of the Exiles!
Charles Xavier is dead killed twenty years in the past during a time-travel accident and the world created by his absence is a nightmare! Apocalypse rules with an iron fist, ruthlessly enforcing his dictum that only the strong shall survive. But hidden in Apocalypses long shadow are a group of ragtag freedom fighters led by Xaviers oldest friend, Magneto: the X-Men! When Bishop, last survivor of the true Marvel Universe, explains how the world went wrong, these embittered mutants and their tenuous allies must risk everything to put things right! Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) #320-321, X-MEN (1991) #40-41, CABLE (1993) #20, X-MEN ALPHA, GENERATION NEXT #1, ASTONISHING X-MEN (1995) #1, GAMBIT AND THE X-TERNALS #1, WEAPON X (1995) #1, FACTOR X #1, X-MAN #1, X-CALIBRE #1, AMAZING X-MEN (1995) #1 and X-MEN: AGE OF APOCALYPSE ASHCAN EDITION.
Collects Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe #1-4. What if everything you thought was funny about Deadpool was actually just disturbing? What if he decided to kill everyone and everything that makes up the Marvel Universe? What if he actually pulled it off? Would that be FUN for you? The Merc with a Mouth takes a turn for the twisted in a horror comic like no other!
The landscape of the Marvel Universe is changing; and it's time to choose: Whose side are you on? A conflict has been brewing; threatening to pit friend against friend; brother against brother - and all it will take is a single misstep to cost thousands their lives and ignite the fuse! As the war claims its first victims; no one is safe as teams; friendships and families begin to fall apart. The crossover that rewrites the rules; Civil War stars Spider-Man; the New Avengers; the Fantastic Four; the X-Men and the entirety of the Marvel pantheon! Collects Civil War (2006) #1-7.
MARK MILLAR and STEVE MCNIVEN--who last teamed for the monumental CIVIL WAR--bring us the most important WOLVERINE story of the 21st century. Nobody knows what happened on the night the heroes fell. All we know is that they disappeared and evil triumphed and the bad guys have been calling the shots ever since. What happened to Wolverine is the biggest mystery of all. For 50 years, no one has heard hide nor hair from him...and in his place stands anold man called Logan. A man concerned only about his family. A man pushed to the brink by the HULK GANG. A man forced tohelp an old friend--the blind archer, HAWKEYE--drive three thousand miles to secure his family's safety. Get ready for the ride of your life, Logan. COLLECTING:
Wolverine #66-72, Wolverine Giant-Size Old Man Logan
Wolverine #66-72, Wolverine Giant-Size Old Man Logan
It all begins here. Do not skip to the last page. Do not let a friend or message board ruin this comic for you. The future (and past) of the DC Universe starts here. Don't say we didn't warn you! THEY SAID IT: 'Rebirth is about focusing in on the core of the character and their respective universe,' says writer and DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns. 'It brings back what has been lost: the legacy of the characters, the love and the hope of the DCU!'
The original Dark Lord of the Sith stars in his first ongoing series! Ever since Darth Vader's first on-screen appearance, he has become one of pop-culture's most popular villains. Now, follow Vader straight from the ending of A New Hope, (and the pages of the new Star Wars comic book), into his own solo adventures- showing the Empire's war with the Rebel Alliance from the other side! But when a Dark Lord needs help, who can he turn to? As Vader pursues a very personal vengeance against the Rebels and investigates the Emperor's secret machinations, he clashes with weapons scavenger Aphra and deadly Battle Droids, and returns to Geonosis to build an army. But some very powerful people don't want him to learn the truths he seeks! Guest-starring Jabba the Hutt, Boba Fett and more! Collecting Darth Vader (2015) #16.
An epic story of anger unbound! Exiled by a group of Marvel "heroes" to the savage alien planet of Sakaar, the Hulk raged, bled and conquered through the pages of last year's "Planet Hulk" epic, rising from slave to gladiator to king. Now the Hulk returns to Earth to wreak his terrible vengeance on Iron Man, Reed Richards, Dr. Strange and Black Bolt ? and anyone else who gets in the way. Stronger than ever, accompanied by his monstrous Warbound gladiator allies, and possessed by the fiercest and purest rage imaginable, the Hulk may just tear this stupid planet in half. Collects World War Hulk #1-5.
Collects Deadpool Killustrated #1-4. Deadpool has already killed every hero in the Marvel Universe, but he isn't through. This time...Deadpool's gonna take down the most famous characters in classic literature! Why read a book when you can watch a book die?! Tom Sawyer gets slashed in TWAIN! The Little Women's throats MAY get ALL-CUT! Scrooge gets a visit from THREE BULLETS! Gulliver gets a SWIFT DEATH! The Three Musketeers are all for DONE! Sherlock Holmes gets to the bottom of HIS OWN GRAVE! And more book-related puns! Can Deadpool rid the universe of the scourge of classical literature? Throw away your library card and buy this book! You never knew how badly you needed this!
Featuring the stories and artwork (by Todd McFarlane himself!) that laid the groundwork for the most successful independent comic book ever published. Spawn Origins Volume 1 includes the introduction of not only Spawn, but also a number of other memorable and menacing characters, including Malebolgia and the Violator. Collects Spawn #1-6.
The unstoppable march of the Dark Lord of the Sith continues! The natives of the planet Shu-Torin are revolting. And there's no way the Empire will stand for that. Darth Vader is tasked with leading a military assault against Shu-Torin! Could it be that his rise to glory has begun? But who will follow Vader into war? Would you? Then again, it's better to fight alongside Vader than against him. That's a lesson that the Ore Barons are about to learn...COLLECTING: DARTH VADER ANNUAL #1, DARTH VADER #16-19.
The Merc with a Mouth is back; even deadlier and more deranged than before! The planet has been invaded by Skrulls; everything's gone topsy-turvy... but; in Deadpool's world; that just means it's Monday! Crazy times call for crazy men; but c'mon; this guy's insane! Like it or not; Deadpool may be the only person on the planet who can save us... but who's to say he wants to? An explosive debut story by writer Daniel Way (Wolverine: Origins; Ghost Rider; Bullseye: Greatest Hits) and fan-favorite artist Paco Medina (New Warriors; New X-Men)! Deadpool: His madness is his method! You won't want to miss it! Collects Deadpool (2008) #1-5.