Trapped in the dreaded Shadow Cave on Talok VIII, Lydea Mallor encounters the most surprising being of all...her dead mother Lyrissa. Now Lydea must choose between her Talokian heritage and the L.E.G.I.O.N., but only if she survives her encounter with the tentacled Shadow Beast!
A bizarre string of unsolved murders on Cairn leaves Vril Dox's secret police baffled. But a mysterious, eight-foot-tall, pink costumed hero known only as the Masked Avenger appears on the scene to help. Who is this masked man? And why does he look so much like Garv, who recently quit the team?
Unfortunately for Superman, Lobo thinks they're pals...and the Main Man's got a strange way of treating his friends. Also, Stealth discovers Dox experimenting on their child, and she's more than a little upset by this! And on the planet Ith'kaa, Captain Comet learns that behind Lady Quark's facade lurks one of his most hated enemies.
Contains the best-selling Star Wars collections STAR WARS VOL. 1: SKYWALKER STRIKES, DARTH VADER VOL. 1: VADER, STAR WARS: JOURNEY TO STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS – SHATTERED EMPIRE & STAR WARS: PRINCESS LEIA. The greatest space adventure of all returns to Marvel! Join Luke, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO, R2-D2 and the rest of the Rebel Alliance as they fight for freedom against Darth Vader and his evil master, the Emperor! Plus, For the first time in the new Star Wars canon, journey with us into the time after the end of Return of the Jedi, past the destruction of the second Death Star and into the chaos of a Shattered Empire!
The Avengers are dead--long live the Avengers! Earth's Mightiest Heroes--Captain America, Thor, Vision and Iron Man--are living separate lives, not tied to any team but when a threat from beyond the stars targets our world, fate draws them together once more, alongside Nova, Ms. Marvel, and Miles Morales, a.k.a. Spider-Man! COLLECTING: All-New, All-Different Avengers #1-6; Avengers #0 (All-New, All-Different story); Free Comic Book Day 2015 (A story).
COMIC SUPERSTARS MARK WAID AND FIONA STAPLES ARE BACK FOR ANOTHER INSTALLMENT OF THEIR REMARKABLE REIMAGINING OF AN ICON! Something strange is looming over Riverdale—and it’s taking the shape of a giant mega-mansion owned by an elusive mogul. Why has he chosen the quaint town of Riverdale, USA as his base of operations? And how is he going to use the teens of Riverdale High to further his political aspirations? Big questions and challenges await the teens and townsfolk—meanwhile, a new student has graced the halls of Riverdale High and she’s turning heads in a BIG way! Find out all the answers to these important questions in the third issue of the biggest comics sensation of the season!
The biggest comic series of the year continues into 2016! Archie and Jughead are on the outs with each other, and now Archie has no one to help him against the fury that is Hiram Lodge! Not even Veronica wants to go up against her own father! Rising star comics artist Veronica Fish (Howard the Duck, the RIVERDALE CW promo image) joins the legendary Mark Waid for another brand new issue of the hit series!
On his 75th anniversary, Captain America is about to face a challenge unlike any other. Prepare for an assault on...Pleasant Hill! Three shield-wielders past and present - Steve Rogers, Bucky Barnes and Sam Wilson - find themselves in a standoff, with high and very personal stakes. And this tense conflict quickly escalates out of control, drawing in several Avengers teams! But it all begins in the small town of Pleasant Hill. An idyllic community with friendly neighbors...and a terrible, dark secret. What is going on behind Pleasant Hill's closed doors, and how will Captain America react? COLLECTING: WELCOME TO PLEASANT HILL PROLOGUE #1, ASSAULT ON PLEASANT HILL ALPHA #1, AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. #3-4, UNCANNY AVENGERS #7, ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS #7-8, NEW AVENGERS #8-10, CAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON #7-8, UNCANNY AVENGERS #8, ILLUMINATI #6, HOWLING COMMANDOS #6, ASSAULT ON PLEASANT HILL OMEGA #1.
We continue with collecting one of our most popular and critically acclaimed series, Irredeemable, into oversized, deluxe hardcovers. This volume collects issues #9-15 as well as the Irredeemable Special #1. The members of Paradigm continue their search for Modeus, The Plutonian¡¯s nemesis, who they think may have the key to stopping the former superhero. But new players enter into the fray, some who may stand to gain with the destruction of The Plutonian. An apocalyptic superhero tale by the author of Empire and multiple Eisner Award winner Kingdom Come, Mark Waid! Includes the special issue featuring art from Paul Azaceta, Emma Rios, and Howard Chaykin.
NEW STORY ARC! The Blossom Twins have found out their father has been lying to them about why they moved to Riverdale. It’s up to Detective Jughead to learn the dark truth behind the Blossom Family! Join us as we welcome new Archie series artist Pete Woods (Deadpool, Robin).
He's your number one, and these are his #1s! (Plus some other weird numbers.) Deadpool's dazzling debut steals the New Mutants' spotlight, leading to his very first limited series. Then brace yourself as the degenerate regenerates into nine new titles! The ever-social sociopath gives top billing to his bro Cable, teams up with a demigod and even hangs with his own zombified head before assembling a whole Corps of alternate Deadpools! Plus: Five completist-confounding comics with the exact same name, from the Classic era to the All-New All-Different age! All together now: "Deadpool's #1! Deadpool's #1!" Collecting NEW MUTANTS (1983) #98, DEADPOOL: THE CIRCLE CHASE #1, DEADPOOL (1994) #1, DEADPOOL (1997) #1, CABLE & DEADPOOL #1, DEADPOOL (2008) #1, DEADPOOL: MERC WITH A MOUTH #1, DEADPOOL TEAM-UP #899, DEADPOOL CORPS #1, DEADPOOL (2013) #1 and DEADPOOL (2015) #1.
In 1990, Mark Waid wrote his first Flash story. Under his keen pen, Wally West, who had already been running in the footsteps of the Flashes who came before him, matured into a Flash in his own right. Waid brought a depth of character to The Flash that changed him for good. As a child, Wally visits his Aunt Iris and her distinctly boring fianc, the perpetually tardy Barry Allen. Things get interesting for Wally, first when he discovers that Barry and The Flash work together, and then when an accident in BarryÕs lab gives him powers just like his heroÕs! Young Wally is quickly in danger-not only from The FlashÕs enemies, but from the side effects of his new powers! This first book in THE FLASH BY MARK WAID series collects THE FLASH #62-68, THE FLASH ANNUAL #4-5, THE FLASH SPECIAL #1 and THE FLASH TV SPECIAL #1.
THE THUNDERBOLTS are coming to New York to take down Spider-Man! Spidey's a villain? Norman Osborn's a hero? What kind of crazy, mixed-up world is this? Next thing you'll tell us is that black is white and white is black... or maybe that has something to do with Venom, Mister Negative, and the birth of an all-new Spider Villain! Or would that be an all-new Spider-Hero? Spidey's Brand New Day will be changed forever! Collects Amazing Spider-Man #568-573.
This direct market-only, 80-page special collects the first three issues of the landmark new Archie series. Familiar faces return in new and unexpected ways with a new school year, new changes, new questions and new storylines for the teens of Riverdale. Take another look at all of the gorgeous artwork by the incomparable Fiona Staples in this must-have collector special! And if you haven’t experienced the historical, groundbreaking new Riverdale yet, now is your chance to get in on the ground floor! This collector’s edition contains special features you won’t want to miss out on!
Who shot the Watcher? Uatu, the mysterious space-god who's been watching mankind from the moon for as long as we can remember is dead. Thus begins the greatest murder mystery in Marvel history! As Nick Fury leads the heroes of the Marvel Universe in an investigation, other forces are marshaling and other questions are arising. Why is Black Panther gathering a secret team of his own, including Emma Frost, the Punisher and Dr. Strange? Who is the Unseen? What was stolen from the Watcher's lair? Fury's cosmic manhunt leads to the far corners of the universe and beyond, but just when the Avengers think they've cornered their murderer everything explodes, unleashing the Marvel Universe's greatest secrets and rocking the heroes to their core! What did the Watcher see? What was the Original Sin? Collects: Point One #1 (Watcher story), Original Sin #0-8, Original Sins #1-5, Original Sin Annual #1, Original Sin: Secret Avengers Infinite Comic #1-2.
Four of the most critically acclaimed writers in comicsÑGeoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka and Mark WaidÑare joined by breakdown artist Keith Giffen and a host of the industryÕs finest pencillers and inkers to create this unprecedented event in comics history. DCÕs groundbreaking publication of the weekly comic 52 tells the story of a ÒmissingÓ year in the DC UniverseÑin real time. The cataclysmic events of INFINITE CRISIS have left the world without its three biggest iconsÑSuperman, Batman and Wonder Woman_and the question is asked: who will stand up in their absence? Now, in the first of two volumes, 52 is collected with bonus material after each chapter, including concept designs, page breakdowns, scripts, alternate story elements, and more! Collects 52 #1-26.
Collects All-New, All-Different Avengers (2015) #13-15, Annual #1. CIVIL WAR II rocks the All-New, All-Different Avengers! Has Vision chosen the right side in this confl ict? He certainly thinks so, and his resolve will take him on a manhunt through time in order to stop one of Earth's greatest evils! Plus, you've dreamed of it, you've longed for it, you've begged for it - now, because you demanded it, you're going to get it! No Avenger will be safe from...the fan fiction of Kamala Khan! View Ms. Marvel's all-new teammates through her wide eyes - and those of an awesome assemblage of all-star creative talents!
Richard Benson confronts the Invisible Death - but not before more killers can invade the headquarters of Justice, Inc. and take the fight to Benson's own doorstep! Alone and unaided, Benson's agents have to defend their fortress. Mark Waid, the award-winning writer behind Kingdom Come and Daredevil, continues his latest tour-de-force with the pulp hero he's waited his entire lifetime to write!
Dave Stevens' The Rocketeer was an instant hit the moment it hit the spinner rack in the earl 1980s. Stevens' lush and distinctive artwork and fun, action-driven story was inspired by the adventure pulp novels of the era The Rocketeer was set in. Stevens produced only two Rocketeer graphic novels - collected to much acclaim by IDW - and his life was tragically cut short when he succumbed to Hairy Cell Leukemia. Now, with the full cooperation of the Stevens estate, IDW is pleased to present new interpretations of The Rocketeer by some of today's finest talents. So, pull up a chair, sit down a while, and discover The Rocketeer all over again!
Meet Richard Henry Benson--the Avenger! His pallid features forever deadened by a criminal act, he is the ultimate master of disguise and uses his skills to mete out retribution to those who would prey on the innocent! But can even Benson triumph over an Invisible Man...? Fan-favorite writer Mark Waid - who is hotter than ever thanks to his work on Daredevil and Star Wars: Princess Leia - brings his personal favorite pulp hero back to comics with all-new, explosive adventures! "Having the opportunity to dive into the psyche of a crimefighter as unique as Benson has been a lifelong dream," says Waid. "I've been thinking about what his life and mind would be like ever since I read my first Avenger paperback back in the day. How does a man live his life when he has nothing to live for but justice? How does he navigate in a world of life and love and joy when his own features are frozen and stiff like putty, mirroring his cold, dead insides? I've been aching to write this story!
Four of the most critically acclaimed writers in comics Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka and Mark Waid are joined by breakdown artist Keith Giffen and a host of the industry’s finest pencillers and inkers to create this unprecedented event in comics history. DC’s groundbreaking publication of the weekly comic 52 tells the story of a “missing” year in the DC Universe?in real time. The cataclysmic events of INFINITE CRISIS have left the world without its three biggest icons?Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman. Who will stand up in their absence? Now, in the second of two volumes, 52 is collected with bonus material after each chapter, including concept designs, page breakdowns, scripts, alternate story elements and more! Collects 52 #27-52.
Collecting Champions (2016) #1-5. One of the great team names in Marvel history returns, in incredible new fashion! During the fallout of Civil War II, Ms. Marvel, Nova and Spider-Man quit the Avengers and strike out on their own! With Viv Vision and the Totally Awesome Hulk by their side, these young heroes are determined to change the world their own way - and they're only the beginning! It starts as an idea. It becomes an ideal. But what happens when it turns into a movement - one so big even the Hulk can't stop it? And will one of the greatest X-Men of all forge a new future by their side? Welcome to the Champions, Cyclops! Unfortunately, not all of your new would-be teammates are glad to see you!
Cliff Secord and the Rocketeer take to the skies once again as Mark Waid and Chris Samnee spin a yarn in the best tradition of Dave Stevens, bringing us a tale of great adventure, suspense, and humor! A ship docks in Los Angeles harbor from a far-off and exotic locale-with a big, mysterious... and living... cargo! Danger and mayhem abound as our hero leaps into the fray! Plus, the emergence of a lovely new character who will be vying against Betty for Cliff's affections!
Whether you're a die-hard comic book fan from the Golden Age or a new follower of Henry Cavill and Zack Snyder, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. Joseph McCabe of Nerdist.com has collected every essential piece of Superman knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom!
In their search for the reasons behind their visitations by the long-dead spirits of their pasts, Jesse and Damage are joined by the other Titans-only to discover an imposing complex under the desert. And within it, the true source of the ghosts that haunt the desert above.
Chaos rules on the planet Arga-Prime, as the end of the world is nigh, and Vril Dox drives himself into a frenzy attempting to find a cure for the life-destroying virus released by the planet's high council. And the guy sent to ensure the well-being of the evil council is none other than Lobo!
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Rocketeer with an all-new full-length series! Dave Stevens created the Rocketeer in 1982 and it has proven to be a uniquely enduring Character. Now Cliff Secord and the Rocketeer take to the skies once again as Mark Waid and Chris Samnee spin a yarn in the best tradition of Dave Stevens, bringing us a tale of great adventure, suspense and humor! A ship docks in Los Angeles harbor from a far-off and exotic locale-with a big, mysterious... and living... cargo! Danger and mayhem abound as our hero leaps into the fray! Plus, we introduce a lovely new character who will be vying against Betty for Cliff's affections!
After thwarting a plot by the government of Arga-Prime to wipe out the alien races on their world, the L.E.G.I.O.N. discovers that the ruling high council would rather die than succumb to outside pressure and releases a virulent virus into the atmosphere to destroy all life.
The 30th anniversary of the Rocketeer continues! Cliff finds himself the target of a scheme to "liberate" the jetpack from him as a pair villains plot to stop him from interfering with their nefarious plans. Meanwhile, Cliff's secret identity, rather precarious at the best of times, is discovered by someone outside of his immediate circle.
The mysterious cargo is finally revealed and Cliff will discover what demons will be decending on the City of Angels! It's allaction as the Rocketeer must rise to challenges the likes of which he has never before faced. Meanwhile, what exactly is Peevy's niece up to, and are her intentions as innocent as they seem?
Still in deep space, Superman encounters Auron, the superpowered clone of Guardian (first seen in SUPERMAN "The Legacy of Superman" (1993) #1), who possesses some of Superman's DNA. Together they battle an alien malevolence, but Auron is felled by something far more insidious--something connected to Superman himself.