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Superman: The Atomic Age Sundays Volume 1 (1949-1953)
Alvin Schwartz (w) *
Wayne Boring (a) * Peter Poplaski (c)
These never-before-reprinted 1950s Sundays are a special treat for
Superman fans and comics historians worldwide. This first book of the
Atomic Age Sundays features more than 175 full-color strips, from
October 23, 1949 through March 15, 1953. In these tales, the impish Mr.
Mxyztplk has returned to drive Superman crazy and the Man of Steel
returns to Smallville for "Superboy Week" celebrations and ends up
solving a case he never had a chance to as Superboy!
Captain America Epic Collection: Streets of Poison (Epic Collection: Captain America)
(Volume #16 in
the Captain America Epic Collections)
Written by MARK GRUENWALD, ROY THOMAS, DANN THOMAS, RANDALL FRENZ,
FABIAN NICIEZA & DG CHICHESTER
Penciled by RON LIM, MARK BAGLEY, CHRIS MARRINAN, RON FRENZ, RON WILSON,
JIM VALENTINO, DON HUDSON, MIKE MANLEY, LARRY ALEXANDER & MORE
COVER BY RON LIM
Captain America joins the war on drugs! When Cap targets the gang that's
selling the new designer narcotic Ice, he receives an accidental
overdose that combines with the Super-Soldier Serum in his blood. Left
permanently enraged, a volatile shield-slinger finds himself in the
middle of a street war between the Red Skull and the Kingpin. With
deadly villains Crossbones and Bullseye on each side, Cap will need to
rely on his friends. But the Ice-induced rage is alienating him from
allies like Daredevil and the Black Widow -- and even his girlfriend,
Diamondback. Steve must get free of the powerful drug, but it will come
at a cost. Will he be fit to celebrate his 50th anniversary -- or to
face the Serpent Society, the Watchdogs and...Iron Man?! Collecting
CAPTAIN AMERICA (1968) #372-386 and ANNUAL #9-10.
Luke Cage: Hero For Hire, Vol. 1
Written by ARCHIE GOODWIN &
STEVE ENGLEHART with TONY ISABELLA, GERRY CONWAY & BILLY GRAHAM
Penciled by GEORGE TUSKA & BILLY GRAHAM
COVER BY JOHN ROMITA SR.
Luke Cage burst onto the comics scene in 1972 as the "Hero for Hire."
Equal parts Marvel Method and Blaxploitation boldness, he was a new kind
of hero for a new era. Now, the Marvel Masterworks proudly present the
complete Luke Cage, Hero for Hire -- the historic first title to
headline an African-American super hero -- in one hardcover volume!
Cage's adventures depicted New York City's 1970s grit and the plight of
its people unlike any other, all while incorporating larger-than-life
villains including Black Mariah and Doctor Doom. From Cage's origin
story to his first exploits as the hard-as-steel hero, each issue has
been painstakingly restored and collected here in color for the very
first time! Collecting LUKE CAGE, HERO FOR HIRE #1-16.
Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Classic Volume 3
Written by DOUG MURRAY, DG
CHICHESTER & SCOTT LOBDELL
Penciled by NORMAN DWYER, JACKSON GUICE, ERNIE STINER, DAVE HOOVER &
COVER BY JACKSON GUICE
Nick Fury and his poker buddies Thing, Mr. Fantastic and Captain America
play for high stakes against the Mandarin -- but it could soon be Baron
Strucker's Hydra that holds all the cards! When terrorists attack,
S.H.I.E.L.D. Central falls. The Avengers and the Fantastic Four join the
fight -- but after heavy losses, Nick launches a recruitment drive for
new agents. Will Wolverine respond? Then, Ol' One-Eye could be about to
learn that Infinity isn't forever as he hunts for the Formula that keeps
him (relatively) young. Will the search kill both him and the cyborg
known as Deathlok? And when a group of villains unleash havoc on the
Helicarrier, they threaten an early end to the careers of Ivory,
Knock-About, Psi-Borg and Violence -- the brand-new Super Agents of
S.H.I.E.L.D.! Collecting NICK FURY, AGENT OF S.H.I.E.L.D. (1989) #24-35.
Thanos vs. Hulk
Written by JIM STARLIN
Penciled by JIM STARLIN
COVER BY JIM STARLIN
Cosmic legend and fan-favorite creator Jim Starlin delivers an epic tale
of Smash versus Space as the Emerald Avenger goes head-to-head with the
Mad Titan! It's bad enough that the Hulk has been kidnapped by Pip the
Troll and traded to Annihilus, lord of the Negative Zone. But things get
worse when Thanos is thrown into the mix! Annihilus plots to exploit
the Hulk in a most unexpected fashion, but Thanos soon launches some
Machiavellian machinations of his own. As Annihilus gains vast new
might, the Hulk rampages through the Negative Zone -- with Annihilus'
perennial rival Blastaar in hot pursuit! But when Thanos' devious scheme
comes to a head, can the Hulk survive? And can Thanos withstand the
Hulk's pure physical power unleashed? Find out right here! Collecting
THANOS VS. HULK #1-4 and WARLOCK (1972) #12.
Legends of The Dark Knight: Norm Breyfogle Vol. 1 Written by JOHN WAGNER,
ALAN GRANT and others
Art by NORM BREYFOGLE and others
Cover by NORM BREYFOGLE
In these tales from BATMAN ANNUAL #11-12 and DETECTIVE COMICS #579,
582-594 and 601-607, all featuring the art of Norm Breyfogle, the Dark
Knight faces the evil of the Ventriloquist and Scarface, the Crime
Doctor, the Demon, a horde of Clayfaces and more!
Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse Vol. 7: "March Of The Zombies" (Vol. 7) (Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse)
by Floyd Gottfredson;
edited by David Gerstein
Mickey faces off against zombies and wartime foes in this latest
pulse-pounding collection from the pen of Floyd Gottfredson. Restored
from Disney's original proof sheets, March of the Zombies also includes
more than 20 pages of extras! You'll enjoy rare behind-the-scenes art,
vintage publicity material, and fascinating commentary by a squadron of
Disney experts! It's time to rediscover the wild, unforgettable
personality beneath the iconic ears : Floyd Gottfredson's Mickey Mouse.
Grave Business And Other Stories (The EC Comics Library)
Ingels and Al Feldstein
Even in this era of explicit horror films, "Ghastly" Graham Ingels still
delivers a shock to readers with his grisly depictions of the fates of
evil doers. Like every book in the Fantagraphics EC line, Grave Business
And Other Stories superbly showcases these classic comic book
masterpieces and enhances the reader's experience with commentary and
historical and biographical detail from EC experts.
Prince Valiant Vol. 11: 1957-1958
by Hal Foster
In the eleventh volume of Fantagraphics award-winning series, Prince
Valiant leaves Cornwall and returns to Aleta, after which the two are
summoned to Camelot. Val then begins searching for Gawain, thus
commencing another adventure. Presented in full, glorious, restored
color and including Foster's rare advertising art from the 1920s, this
is the finest reproduction of this enthralling, romantic adventure
serial ever published.
Walt Disney's Donald Duck: "The Pixilated Parrot" (Vol. 6) (The Carl Barks Library)
by Carl Barks
Carl Barks delivers another superb collection of all-around cartooning
brilliance. Donald gives Uncle Scrooge a parrot for his birthday who
escapes with the combination to Scrooge's safe which sends Donald and
his nephews set off on an adventure to recover the bird. Barks also
delivers one of his finest stories, "Vacation Time," where Donald
displays unusual depths of courage on a wilderness outing gone wrong.
Each story is meticulously restored and newly colored, with insightful
notes by an international panel of Barks experts.