“Blowback” part one! Captain Atom hasn’t been seen or heard from in years-and even if you think you know what happened to him…you’re wrong! But you’re not alone. To this day, no one on Earth-not even the other superheroes-has an inkling of the missing Captain Atom’s true fate. At last, the truth is about to be revealed in a saga that transcends not only the meaning of life and death, but the limits of time and space.
The Multiple Murders of Mapleville' starring the Flash and 'Pursuit' starring Deadman. The Justice Society star in 'Only Legends Live Forever,' in which Bill Jensen wants to take revenge on Bruce Wayne for putting him in prison, and many more tales! NOTE: this issue is available only in black & white.
“Past Imperfect” part 2! An overload in the quantum field forced Nathaniel Adam back to the 1990s, leaving him stranded. With no powers and no clear way to get home, he wonders how his presence in the past might affect his future. But if he gets his wish…will that future include Captain Atom?
Death lurks after every page turn! An unbelievable lineup of creators fills this volume. Shiver at the work of Frank Frazetta, Russ Heath, Carmine Infantino, John Severin, Bernie Wrightson, Bruce Jones, Richard Corben, and many others-and enjoy all original fan pages and a new introduction by writer Jack Butterworth (Creepy, Taboo)! Collects Creepy magazines #89-#93.
The Day Up Was Down' starring the Flash, 'Requiem for a Deadman' starring Deadman, 'To Everything There Is a Season' featuring the JSA. Wonder Woman stars in 'Slave of the Queen Bee', and don't miss 'Invaders From Above' starring Aquaman!NOTE: this issue is available only in black & white.
Continuing 'Only Legends Live Forever' from the previous issue, Jensen continues his reign of terror on the top of Gotham Twin Towers. Plus, 'The She-Demon of the Astral Plane' featuring the Flash, 'The Sins of the Father' starring Deadman, and much more!NOTE: this issue is available only in black & white.
Amanda “the Wall” Waller has fought tooth and nail to keep her Suicide Squad of metahuman black ops agents in operation. Together with Checkmate, a covert government spy agency, these two teams make up Waller’s Task Force X, taking on the missions that the United States government deems too dangerous for anyone else. But the members of Task Force X aren’t the only ones doing the government’s dirty work… When Waller uncovers a conspiracy code named the “Janus Directive,” it becomes clear that another government agency intends to wipe out Task Force X, and body count is not a consideration. Is this the beginning of an all-out secret war between the country’s most dangerous operatives, or is someone else pulling the strings to further their own endgame? And if that’s the case, has someone finally done the impossible and outsmarted the Wall? From an array of classic comics creators including John Ostrander, Paul Kupperberg, Kim Yale, John K. Snyder III, Steve Erwin, and many more, SUICIDE SQUAD: THE JANUS DIRECTIVE presents the classic crossover event in its entirety for the first time! Collects SUICIDE SQUAD #26-30, CHECKMATE #15-18, MANHUNTER #14, FIRESTORM #86 and CAPTAIN ATOM #30.
Now, for the first time, all of Neal Adams's Batman work - covers and stories - is being chronologically collected. This first volume, featuring Adams's contributions from 1967 through 1969, shows the process of introduction, adaptation, and innovation that the young artist brought to this legendary crimefighter. Along the way, Adams also displays his interpretations of many other DC heroes, including Superman, The Flash, Aquaman, and the Teen Titans, as well as his signature character,Deadman.
Gil Kane, one of the most influential and dynamic artists in comics, made his name with his 1960s work on GREEN LANTERN and THE ATOM. After working at Marvel Comics in the 1970s on titles including The Amazing Spider-Man, Conan and more, Kaneshifted to animation, where he served as a character designer on the 1988 Superman animated TV series. He returned to DC in the 1980s to illustrate the adventures of Superman. Kane's dynamic artwork shined on titles like ACTION COMICS, SUPERMAN andothers, where he drew not only The Man of Steel and his supporting cast but also numerous guest stars including The Flash, The Atom, the Teen Titans, Hawkman and Animal Man.
Every appearance of the DC Universe’s youngest Head of State leading up to Mark Russell’s critically acclaimed 2015 series-from the character’s debut in 1973 to his appearances in SANDMAN, THE DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN and more! When a Constitutional amendment lowers the age of eligibility to run for public office, young people across the USA unite to elect the country’s first teenaged president-the aptly named Prez Rickard! Created by Joe Simon and Jerry Grandenetti in 1973, Prez captured the spirit of his era, spreading a message of “Peace in our Time” and fighting government corruption in the form of the villainous Boss Smiley. Though his term in office was short-lived, the idea of the nineteen-year-old political whiz kid nevertheless went on to inspire such comics greats as Frank Miller, Neil Gaiman, Ed Brubaker and Grant Morrison. Collects PREZ #1-4, CANCELLED COMICS CAVALCADE #2, SUPERGIRL #10, SANDMAN #54, VERTIGO VISIONS: PREZ, THE DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN #2, THE MULTIVERSITY GUIDEBOOK #1.