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Watch the skies! Captain Marvel, the space-born super hero, is coming! Branded a traitor by the vicious Col. Yon-Rogg for defending the people of Earth, Captain Mar-Vell assumes the human identity of Walter Lawson and becomes our planet’s protector against an awesome array of interstellar enemies. The massive Sentry #459, the savage Super-Skrull, Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner, and Quasimodo the Living Computer all wage war against Captain Marvel here in his very first adventures. Of course there’s plenty of drama, too, with the lovely Medic Una and Carol Danvers each catching the Kree Captain’s eye. Crafted by top talents of the Marvel Age, this one’s certifiably out of this world.
COLLECTING: Marvel Super Heroes (1967) 12-13, Captain Marvel (1968) 1-7, material from Not Brand Echh (1967) 9
From Russ Manning award-winning and Eisner-nominated Harrow County co-creator Tyler Crook comes this supernatural fantasy about loss, power, and destiny.
An old and out-of-practice monster hunter in hiding crosses paths with a young girl that forces him to confront these chaotic creatures. As the beasts invade their tenement they set off on a supernatural road trip to stop these ancient evils in a story that explores the ways that youth informs adulthood and how early traumas can haunt us of in old age.
Collects The Lonesome Hunters #1–#4.
From superstar creators Tom King and Elsa Charretier comes he first volume of a thrilling epic in the tradition of SANDMAN and SAGA. Joan Peterson discovers that she is trapped in an endless, terrifying cycle of “romance”--a problem to be solved, a man to marry―and every time she falls in love she’s torn from her world and thrust into another tear-soaked tale. Her bloody journey to freedom and revelation starts in this breathtaking, groundbreaking collected edition.
Collects LOVE EVERLASTING #1-5
Exploding from the TV screen! The iconic X-Men: The Animated Series thrilled fans in the 1990s and defined the X-Men for an entire generation. And their small-screen adventures, inspired by the X-Men’s most classic storylines, were adapted into comic-book format as well! Cyclops, Jean Grey, Storm, Wolverine, Rogue, Gambit, Beast, Jubilee and Morph are Professor X’s uncanny X-Men — ready to battle threats including Sabretooth, the Juggernaut and Magneto, master of magnetism! But when the giant, mutant-hunting Sentinels attack, one of the X-Men will pay the ultimate price! Plus, Cable and Bishop each arrive from the future, Rogue seeks a cure for her plight, Apocalypse unleashes his deadly Horsemen — and more! And action-packed takes on classic stories including “Days of Future Past” and the Dark Phoenix Saga!
COLLECTING: X-Men Adventures (1992) 1-15, X-Men Adventures (1994) 1-13, X-Men Adventures (1995) 1-13
The greatest Avengers saga of all gets the oversized Gallery Edition treatment, befitting the revolutionary artwork of the legendary Neal Adams! The galaxy is rocked by a conflict of star-spanning proportions — with Earth caught in the crossfire! The eternal intergalactic enemies, the merciless Kree and the shape-changing Skrulls, have gone to war, and our planet is situated on the front lines! Can Earth’s Mightiest Heroes bring about an end to the fighting before humanity becomes a casualty of war? And what good are even a dozen super-powered champions against the vast military machines of two of the great empires of the cosmos? The key to victory lies with the expatriate Kree Captain Mar-Vell…and his human host, honorary Avenger Rick Jones! It’s an all-time cosmic classic and one of the most important Marvel stories ever told!
COLLECTING: Avengers (1963) 89-97