In this prelude to "The Resurrection of Ra's al Ghul," the definitive origin of Batman's greatest foe is finally revealed! A deadly rivalry between two immortals spanning more than 400 years causes a chain reaction that explodes in the present, leading to the return of this legendary villain!
Jaime's rise from street kid to leader of the Maras street gang to power over the political machine in Mexico is complete! As terror and murder grips the streets, Jaime calls for the death of the two men who could possibly stop him: Rios and Salem! But this Army of Two won't go down without a fight, and in a final bloody confrontation will Rios and Salem be able to stop Jaime before Mexico is torn apart?
Coinciding with the release Army of Two: The 40th Day, this ongoing monthly series, written by comics veteran Peter Milligan (X-Statix, Greek Street), follows ex-Army Rangers Salem and Rios as they form their own Private Military Corporation: Trans World Operations. But the pair get more than they bargained for as they are unexpectedly caught in a brewing war between the Mexican Army, drug cartels, and The Maras-one of the most powerful street gangs in Mexico!
Continued from I, VAMPIRE #7. Zatanna and Shade stand alone against an army of single-minded vampires, with their most powerful teammates out of the action! Plus: Constantine and Deadman have gone to the ends of the earth and beyond in search of the only two powers who can put a stop to the bloody rise of Cain. Continued in I, VAMPIRE #8.
Between fighting her sister and hating her husband, Melissa still finds time to fall in lust with a stranger who's an awful lot more than he seems. What appears to be a simple seduction is revealed as something much darker and more dangerous. This controversial and erotically-charged tale of sex, death, and metamorphosis begins with an explosion of carnality and weirdness.
Searching for the truth behind the mysterious death of her husband, Katya Walker is drawn into the dangerous, nightmarish world of the Names. Meanwhile, the psychopathic killer known as the Surgeon makes a new move, and we learn more about the bizarre creatures know as the Dark Loops.
Fired from a cushy job in Silicon Valley, Lexy becomes a coder for New Romancer, an Internet-dating app that's seen better days. To create fake profiles, she plunders characteristics from history's most notorious lovers. Using little-known writings by Ada Lovelace, the world's first computer programmer, Lexy pushes the boundaries of coding and accidentally unleashes history's greatest lover: Lord Byron. Online dating meets courtly love in this paranormal rom-com by Vertigo veteran writer Peter Milligan and rising art star Brett Parson (Tank Girl).
Philip's new girlfriend Cassandra is a lot more--or less--than she seems, but what does the shapeshifting beauty and her Dark Loop comrades want with him? Mysteries, monsters and mayhem in the furious final episode of The Names, as Philip learns who and what the Dark Loops are...and the Names director Stoker tells Katya who threw her husband to his death from a skyscraper window...
Stranded on an isolated planet, Ann McKay takes shelter in a remote village that is being terrorized by an creature from another world. She soon discovers that the village inhabitants are hiding a horrifying secret from her. But to discover the truth, she must face her innermost demons and try to save the souls of the villagers at the same time. Perhaps the most emotionally powerful Aliens tale you will ever read, _Sacrifice_ is written by Peter Milligan (_X-Men, Hellblazer, 2000 A.D._) and spectacularly painted by Paul Johnson (_Legends of the Dark Knight, 2000 A.D._).
No sooner had incorrigible romantic and brilliant coder Lexy Ryan been united with her long-dead dream lover-poet Lord Byron-then she lost him again. Now, while Lexy searches for the famous rhymer and the New Romancer dating site teeters on the brink of oblivion, Lexy's beautiful but dangerous successor at Incubator takes an unhealthy interest in the libertine Lord. Meanwhile, a crazed Casanova seeks a perverse type of love in Silicon Valley.
Escaped prisoners on the run, Rios and Salem are hell-bent on getting back to America. After their chopper goes down in the Mexican desert, the Army of Two are on foot. With a price on their heads and their faces plastered across television everyone in Mexico wants them dead! Meanwhile, Jaime's lust for power has reached the upper levels of the Mexican government and may ignite a civil war!
''Across the Border: Part 3.'' Tyson Rios and Elliot Salem have been framed for smuggling cocaine. These tough soldiers might have faced just about every danger in the world„but will it prepare them for the hell that waits in the Mexican Jail, where they must fight for their lives against corrupt guards as well as the sadistic criminals locked in with them? Meanwhile, Jaime tightens his bloodthirsty grip on the local underworld.
ACROSS THE BORDER: Part 2: Trans World Operations' first mission is off to a bad start. With one operative dead, Salem and Rios find themselves in the middle of what looks like a civil war. Now, with trust eroding between them, Rios and Salem have to put their lives on the line as they're drawn deeper into the violent world of a murderous Mexican street gang known as the Maras.
Stockholm Syndrome and Mexican Mayhem, as Jaime's bid for power over the Maras reaches its most murderous. Meanwhile, Rios is a marked man after killing Borges, the leader of the prison gang. Can Salem rescue Rios before the prisoners exact revenge? Or has being in prison changed Rios into a gangster?