Panic in the Sky' part 5, continued from ACTION COMICS (1938-2011) #675. Brainiac unleashes a brutal assault on Warworld and it claims the life of a member of Superman's strike force. Continued in SUPERMAN (1987-2006) #66.
Collects X-Factor 33, X-Terminators 1, X-Factor 34, X-Terminators 2, Uncanny X-Men 239, X-Factor 35, X-Factor 36, Uncanny X-Men 240, X-Terminators 3, New Mutants 71, X-Terminators 4, New Mutants 72, Uncanny X-Men 241, X-Factor 37, New Mutants 73, Uncanny X-Men 242, X-Factor 38, Uncanny X-Men 243, X-Factor 39, X-Factor 40 & X-Factor Annual 4.
The Marauders - professional mutant assassins, employed by a mysterious evil, with the job of wiping out the entire Morlock community living beneath the streets of Manhattan. And the only hope of salvation the Morlocks have rests in the hands of the X-Men! But can they stop this deadly onslaught? And what do they stand to lose if they should succeed? Collects Uncanny X-Men #210-213, X-Factor #9-11, New Mutants #46, Thor #373-374, Power Pack #27, and Daredevil #238.
The devious demon Aku has called together a League of Extraordinary Villainscomposed of malevolent miscreants from different cartoon universes. When their evil robots show up in the world's of The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Samurai Jack, Dexter's Laboratory and (even) Ed, Edd and Eddy, it's up to all these fearless heroes to band together and put an end to the League's nefarious plot of interdimensional conquest!
THE EPIC EVENT THAT SHOCKED A NATION AND CHANGED SUPERMAN FOREVER! Doomsday. A creature with single-minded purpose of death and destruction. He has landed on Earth, laying waste to anything--and anyone--who dares stand in his way. The Justice League makes a valiant, but ultimately desperate, attempt to stop the unknown juggernaut. When the beast nears Metropolis, Superman answers the call to stop him. And then the unthinkable happens. The Man of Steel...is dead. Join DAN JURGENS (SUPERMAN: LOIS & CLARK), JERRY ORDWAY (ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN), LOUISE SIMONSON (SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL), and many more as they bring you the seminal moment in the history of the DC Universe and the world itself. Collects ACTION COMICS #18-20, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #496-498, SUPERMAN #73-75, SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #17-19, and for the first time ever in a collected edition, NEWSTIME: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SUPERMAN.
SUPERMAN LIVES As an unknown alien warship, unnoticed and unchallenged, approaches the Earth, the world still doesn't know who--if any--of the four replacement Supermen is the real Man of Steel. Though each of them have their own claim to the title, two are beginning to show their true colors when they begin to battle the others for supremacy. Unknown to all, the true Superman--recently restored by a Kryptonian regeneration matrix--begins to plot his homecoming. But will he be too late to save Coast City from the clutches of a traitor and the return of the alien warlord, Mongul? Join DAN JURGENS (SUPERMAN: LOIS & CLARK), LOUISE SIMONSON (SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL) and others as Superman reclaims his rightful place as Earth's greatest hero! The fourth of four volumes chronicling the epic saga of the Death and Return of Superman, collecting ACTION COMICS #689-692, ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #5, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #503-505, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN ANNUAL #5, GREEN LANTERN #46, SUPERMAN #80-83 and SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #24-26!
SUPERMAN IS DEAD. But now, four mysterious beings appear--all with the powers and abilities of the Man of Steel! One claims he is a clone from the DNA of Superman. Another--half-man and half-machine--says he is Superman with a cyborg body. Still another, a cold redeemer of justice, states that he alone has the right to wear the "S" shield. And, finally, an armored figure who says he fights with the heart and soul of Superman. Who is the true Superman? DAN JURGENS (SUPERMAN: LOIS & CLARK), JERRY ORDWAY (ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN), LOUISE SIMONSON (SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL) and others introduce four new Supermen to the DC Universe. The third of four volumes chronicling the epic saga of the Death and Return of Superman, collecting ACTION COMICS #687-688, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #500-502, SUPERMAN #78-79, SUPERMAN ANNUAL #5, SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #22-23 and SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL ANNUAL #2!
The devious demon Aku has called together a League of Extraordinary Villains-- composed of malevolent miscreants from different cartoon universes. When their evil robots show up in the worlds of The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Samurai Jack, Dexter's Laboratory, and (even) Ed, Edd and Eddy, it's up to all of these fearless heroes to band together and put an end to the League's nefarious plot of inter-dimensional conquest!
Collects New Mutants #86-94. With the arrival of Cable--a mysterious metal-armed [Author]; big-gunned [Author]; glowing-eyed man from the future--things will never be the same...not for the New Mutants [Author]; and not for any mutants! Featuring the threats of Stryfe [Author]; the Skrulls and Sabretooth! Guest-starring Sunfire and Wolverine!
With the fate of worlds depending on them, destroying robots--even the powerful Doppelgangers--isn't cutting it! Now Samurai Jack, Ben 10, the Powerpuff Girls, and Dexter battle Aku and his League of Extraordinary Villains! The wild cards in this conflict? The unlikely team-up of Mojo Jojo and Ed, Edd, n' Eddy!
Collects Star Wars: Vader's Quest (1999) #1-4, Star Wars: River of Chaos (1995) #1-4, Star Wars: Splinter of the Mind's Eye (1995) #1-4, Star Wars: Shadow Stalker (1997) #1, Star Wars: Tales from Mos Eisley (1996) #1. Following the destruction of the first Death Star, Luke Skywalker is the new, unexpected hero of the Rebellion. But the galaxy hasn't been saved yet - Luke and Princess Leia are finding there are many more battles to be fought against Darth Vader and the Empire! Read the early tales of the Rebellion. First, we have Shadow Stalker, Tales from Mos Eisley, and River of Chaos. Then, Splinter of the Mind's Eye, a story created by George Lucas and Alan Dean Foster before there were plans for any films past Star Wars: A New Hope. And last is Vader's Quest, in which Vader learns the secret kept from him by Yoda and Obi-Wan: that he has a son!
The crossover event of the summer hits Foster's when a dimension-hopping robot sets out to challenge Bloo, Eduardo, and a host of other familiar Friends! Will they pass the test? Or does the fate of Foster's rest in the hands of the house's newest resident? Plus, a two-page epilogue by Louise Simonson and Derek Charm, delving into the formation of the LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY VILLAINS!!
Once, there were infinite Earths. Then there came a Crisis...a Zero Hour...a Flashpoint. Worlds lived. Worlds died. But some worlds must now fight for their future-in the Convergence! The evil alien intelligence known as Brainiac has stolen 50 doomed cities from throughout time and space and sealed them behind impenetrable domes. One year later, the domes will come down-and the heroes and villains of 50 dead worlds must battle to be the last one standing! In this volume: SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL: John Henry Irons suits up as Steel to defend Metropolis against the tempestuous teens of Gen13! BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT: The Dark Knight and his even darker replacement, Azrael, must join forces against the team of black-ops assassins known as Wetworks! AQUAMAN: The one-time-and one-handed-King of Atlantis must go hand-to-hand and toe-to-toe against the WildStorm Universe's deadliest warrior: Deathblow! SUPERGIRL: MATRIX: To survive a madcap trip through the Multiverse, the shape-shifting Girl of Tomorrow must forge an uneasy alliance with Ambush Bug and L.E.G.I.O.N.'s Lady Quark! GREEN LANTERN/PARALLAX: To repel an invasion from Earth-6, Kyle Rayner must turn to disgraced Green Lantern Hal Jordan-but will he save their city, or destroy it? The unforgettable ZERO HOUR-era versions of your favorite DC heroes square off against the WildStorm Universe-and even wilder places-in CONVERGENCE: ZERO HOUR VOL. 2!
A WORLD WITHOUT A SUPERMAN Superman was Earth's greatest hero until he sacrificed his life to stop the monster known only as Doomsday. Now the world and those who loved him must learn how to continue on without the Man of Steel. In this time of need, heroes like Supergirl, the Guardian and Gangbuster rise to the challenge and try to continue the Last Son of Kryton's legacy. But can they really fill the void left by Superman's death? As the planet mourns the man who symbolized the best humanity had to offer, Ma and Pa Kent truly grieve the death of their only son, while Lois Lane shoulders on the only way she knows how...by being a reporter. Through all this, a greater mystery begins to unfold, where is Superman's body? DAN JURGENS (SUPERMAN: LOIS & CLARK), JERRY ORDWAY (ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN), LOUISE SIMONSON (SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL) and many more continue this seminal moment in the history of the DC Universe and the world itself. The second of four volumes chronicling the epic saga of the Death and Return of Superman. Collects ACTION COMICS #685-686, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #498-500, JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA #70, LEGACY OF SUPERMAN #1, SUPERGIRL/LEX LUTHOR SPECIAL #1, SUPERMAN #76-77 and SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #20-21!
As one of the greatest X-Men of all makes her triumphant return, one of mutantkind's deadliest threats debuts! When Jean Grey is found alive -- with a little help from the Avengers and the Fantastic Four -- she reunites with the rest of Xavier's original class to form X-Factor! But as Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Beast, Angel and Iceman face new enemies Tower and Frenzy, little do they know the villains are part of an Alliance of Evil led by ... Apocalypse! Collecting: AVENGERS (1963) #263; FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #286; X-FACTOR (1986) #1-9; X-FACTOR ANNUAL #1; Material from CLASSIC X-MEN #8, 43.
Brainiac returns to invade Earth with his ultimate weapon, Warworld, a planet-sized satellite built for destruction. With the help of super-powered friends like Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern and many more, Superman must lead the attack on Brainiac and protect Earth! Collects ACTION COMICS #474-475, SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL #9-10, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #488-489, SUPERMAN #66.
Aku and his League of Extraordinary Villains have trapped Samurai Jack, Ben 10, Dexter, the Powerpuff Girls, and Ed, Edd, and Eddy like bugs in a jar. (Okay, the Eds were a mistake!) Of course they'll escape! Of course, there'll be mayhem! Sheesh! What did Aku think would happen?
Reign of the Supermen, continued from ACTION COMICS (1938-2011) #689. The Man of Steel takes on the crime lord White Rabbit after confronting the Last Son of Krypton. Also, Green Lantern's Coast City is threatened, as the menace of Mongul looms near. Continued in SUPERMAN (1987-2006) #80.
Cow's strange new robotic visitor from parts unknown has Chicken feeling overlooked and ignored. Our foul-tempered fowl is looking for options and the Red Guy is more than happy to oblige...
Mojo-Jojo and Ed, Edd & Eddy--captured! Samurai Jack, Ben 10, the Powerpuff Girls, and Derek-- overwhelmed by Aku, Vilgax and their Doppleganger army. The DeathStare-- poised to destroy a world. The heroes are in trouble-- so why would Aku and Vilgax attack each other? And, more important, who will win?
The League of Extraordinary Villains have created a robot army of the captive heroes, Samurai Jack, Ben 10, Dexter and the Powerpuff Girls, with plans to conquer the Universe. Why would they do such a crazy thing? Why are there no Ed, Edd, and Eddy robots? And how can our heroes stop them?
A malfunctioning robot crash-lands in Billy and Mandy's school! Billy wants to keep it, Mandy wants it out, and Grim is just confused. As the robot starts causing havoc, it's up to our heroes (and Billy) to put an end to the mayhem!
Pantha is put in charge of watching over the extremely strong baby Wildebeest, a task easier said than done.
Funeral for a Friend part 3, continued from ACTION COMICS (1938-2011) #685. The actual funeral for the defeated Man of Steel draws crowds of DC's most famous heroes to his side. In Smallville, Ma and Pa Kent--unable to claim their son's body--hold a symbolic funeral for Clark. Continued in SUPERMAN (1987-2006) #76.
Superman has always been a thorn in Lex Luthor's side, and now Luthor wants the super hero out of the picture . . . once and for all! The evil super-genius busts the Parasite out of jail, and the two team up to make a wicked duo. When Luthor traps the Man of Steel and the Parasite drains his powers, it looks like the super-villains may have finally won. Will Superman's friends Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen be able free him, or is this the last of the world's greatest super hero?
The second all-new, all-great Rocketeer Adventures anthology is crammed with great creators doing terrific Rocketeer stories by these high-flying talents: Marc Guggenhein, Sandy Plunkett, Peter David, Paul Dini, Bill Morrison, Bill Sienkiewicz, Walter Simonson, Louise Simonson, John Paul Leon, Tom Taylor, Colin Wilson, Stan Sakai, David Lapham, Chris Sprouse, Matt Wagner, Eric Canete, David Mandel, J Bone, and Michael Golden.
The Year One Annuals continue, exploring pivotal events and untold stories of the DC Universe's greatest heroes and in this case, villains! The year's most unusual Year One Annual looks at the previous lives of Superman's monstrous killer. Cursed with the ability to return after every mortal defeat, Doomsday has survived countless "Year Ones." Four tales are told of the Armageddon Creature's rampage through the cosmos, before his fateful first encounter with the Man of Steel.
There's trouble a brewin' in Aron City; and no sir, it ain't the kind that rhymes with pool! A robot from another dimension has appeared, intent on finding and challenging a hero - any hero - for its evil masters. Instead, the robot finds Johnny Bravo, and proof... that even a robot can be driven mad by exposure to Johnny's obliviousness. Don't miss this tie-in to the event of the summer -- so cool, you're gonna have to wear shades. Hyah! Plus, a two-page epilogue by Louise Simonson and Derek Charm, delving into the formation of the LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY VILLAINS!!