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Written by Brian K. Vaughan (Lost, EX MACHINA), this is the saga of Yorick Brown–the only human survivor of a planet-wide plague that instantly kills every mammal with a Y chromosome. Accompanied by his pet monkey, Yorick searches for his lost love…and the answer to why he’s the last man on earth. Also available on the web!
Ms. Marvel is back on top! When a Brood invasion threatens Earth, Ms. Marvel teams up with Captain America and Jessica Jones to kick the alien invaders back into space!
Holy warrior, unholy war. Freak of nature, beast of burden, hulking outcast, medieval prize fighter, Viking raider, God’s leg-breaker. One thousand years ago a hulking outcast sought refuge in the crumbling ruins of an ancient monastery, offering in return the one thing he had to give – his fists. Transformed into an immortal warrior monk standing at the gates of Hell itself to keep our world free from its invading armies, The Anchor is mysteriously tricked into centuries of slumber. But today, this holy warrior rises to battle all the unholy monsters unleashed during his slumber. Cataclysmic action, quirky humor, and profound pathos for fans of Hellboy and The Goon. Covers by Brian Churilla and Rafael Albuquerque. Also available on the web!
The world stands on the brink of genetic war. Mankind makes the first move, launching an army of giant, cybernetic executioners called Sentinels-programmed to target and eliminate mutants. The only force preventing total annihilation: the X-Men!
This fall crime noir smacks you right in the face, as award-winning writer Ed Brubaker (Daredevil, Captain America, the X-Men) joins best-selling Marvel Zombies artist Sean Phillips. We meet Leo, who can plan the perfect heist… but only if he can be convinced the job is safe enough. See, Leo is not a shoot-first think-later guy; Leo is a professional. But to some criminals, even professionals, the right payout is worth almost any risk. So when an old friend and a crooked cop approach with a plan to seize millions of dollars in contraband from an evidence transport van, Leo must make tough choices, knowing there’s nothing you can trust less in this world than a cop on the take. Also available on the web!
Over twelve centuries ago, the galaxy’s best minds secretly bridged magic and science to create a mighty warrior Voltron, their only hope of salvation from the Drule Empire. This is that story, kicking off a brand new epic miniseries spanning through both space and time. Also available on the web!
After a zombie epidemic, life on earth develops inside fortress cities that none are permitted to leave. Repression becomes routine, unchallenged by a frightful society. A small group of punks dares to defy the city’s authority, determined to prove that the state exploits the fear of the people. Also available on the web!
Collects issues #1-4!
After years of corruption, murder of American hostages, and betrayal of foreign policies, the US – with the help of other Nations who secretly put together a squad of their most highly trained military personal – will finally attempt to overthrow the dictator who has caused devastation in South America for over 20 years. This is the story before the story. Also available on the web!
Think your boss is tough? Try working for a superhero! Millions would kill to be a superhero’s personal assistant like Jimmy Lohman. But not Jimmy! Being a superhero’s assistant is one thing. But taking care of your defamed boss while also investigating whom is killing Capitol City’s other superfolks is another thing entirely! Let’s just hope Jimmy sees a nice Christmas bonus this year. Also available on the web!
Justice League International has re-formed and tracked Maxwell Lord to Checkmate headquarters. Their plan is simple: break into Checkmate–one of the most heavily guarded facilities on the planet–and capture Max so he can pay for his crimes. Yeah…simple… Also available on the web!
Nobody is perfect in the eyes of God. John Doe has been taught this lesson his whole life. After John Doe chooses his next victim, a beautiful yet narcissistic model, he has a flashback of his teen years. John meets a cute cheerleader and the two take an immediate liking to each other. But his mother is quick to disapprove of his new “girlfriend.” She explains to John the downfall of Pride and how there is no place for it in his life. John is reluctant to take her advice, but it’s only a matter of time before he begins to realize how narcissistic this girl truly is. And like all those who stray from the path of God, she must pay for her sins. Also available on the web!
The Four have been collecting…oddities…for years. Now that Planetary has gained control of their sanctuary in Four Voyagers Plaza, Snow is getting his first look at the secrets, lies and death they’ve brought. Also available on the web!
This fresh, new take on the vampire mythos from International Horror Guild-nominated writer William Harms continues! Victor learns the price for his miraculous recovery – vampires can no longer kill him. Vlad demands Victor’s eternal servitude as payment. In Washington, D.C., Lt. George Wagner and his men take refuge at the top of the Washington Monument, but things take a turn for the worst when one of Wagner’s own turns on him. Also available on the web!
‘All Speed. No Limits.’ The end isn’t near – it’s here! America has become a wasteland, leaving the few cities that remain transformed into impenetrable fortresses. Nick Masters is a driver, the best there is. If you need something picked-up, delivered, or disposed of, Nick’s your man. But when he fails to deliver, all hell breaks loose! From the writer of Fall of Cthulhu, Michael Alan Nelson, collaborating with Eureka creator Andrew Cosby! Also available on the web!
Superman and Batman may have escaped the Maximums, but that doesn’t stop those vengeance-seeking superheroes from starting a full-scale invasion of Earth–with everyone who’s ever been a Maximum! And somehow this is all tied to Darkseid’s fate! Also available on the web!
Ted has survived the attack on his life thanks to the mysterious stranger he knows only as Daniel. While Ted recovers from the attack Daniel reveals the motives behind the ritualistic murders being carried out by the cult of Asmodeus. He tells the story of the “Watchers,” Fallen Angels who waged war against God for control of heaven. As Ted tries to come to grips with the fact that he may be caught in a war between heaven and hell the cult moves one step closer to completing their evil plan. Also available on the web!
The DB, New York’s trashiest tabloid, has just hired the sleaziest paparazzi of them all…PETER PARKER?! And the first ever livestreaming super-villain: Screwball!
Billy discovers the perils of being too awesome when his best friend’s head self-immolates during a round of videogames. Billy and his band destroy Battle of the Bands, but it’s not just that they destroy. Also available on the web!
GROUPIES!: Part 2-This inticing special issue is told from the point of view of a super-hero groupie. A woman hellbent on having intimate experiences with super-powered people. Big clues abound in the latest murder case for Walker and Pilgrim as they investigate the murder of one of the world’s most beloved superheroes, whose private life it seems had left something to be desired. Also available on the web!
Spend a day with Dream as he catches up with his younger sister, Death, in search of inspiration. When the King of Dreams is depressed, can even a pep talk from Death set him on the right path? Also available on the web!
Old Man Logan, Part 5! 50 years ago the heroes of the Marvel Universe were massacred. During that battle, something so traumatic happened to Logan that he hasn’t popped his claws since. Finally, the darkest chapter in his history can be told!
Charlie Alexander is just a normal, workaday insurance investigator who has stumbled onto an incredible mystery. After coming face to face with the man called Infantry, Charlie is more determined than ever to find out who he is. But what possible answers could be held by an elderly man in a remote part of Wyoming? And while Charlie edges ever closer to understanding, Infantry himself is hunted by the unstable “Slither.” A political thriller wrapped up in an action tale. Also available on the web!
In this epic conclusion to Grant Morrison’s first arc on JLA, The Hyperclan’s sinister identities are revealed to the world! The JLA must confront a legion of intergalactic warriors determined to enslave the Earth. The newly formed team faces its greatest challenge yet–against seemingly impossible odds! Also available on the web!
Spider-Man leaps into action for the first time! But can he juggle a super hero life, a secret identity and high school all at the same time?
A deadly conclave of villains attacks Batman from all angles in this thrilling murder mystery masterfully executed by Grant Morrison! Don’t miss this twisted caper that directly sets up the best-selling BATMAN R.I.P. storyline! Also available on the web!