Johnny Dynamite: Explosive Pre-Code Crime Comics – The Complete Adventures of Pete Morisi’s Wild Man of Chicago
(W) Kenneth W. Fitch (A/CA) Pete Morisi In Shops: Jul 01, 2020 SRP: $29.99
Fight crime alongside the one-eyed, two-fisted Chicago private eye in these comics from the early 1950s! At the height of the Mickey Spillane crime novel craze of the early 1950s came Johnny Dynamite to rival Mike Hammer in wild, sexy yarns!
Illustrated by Pete Morisi and written by Ken Fitch, the complete mini graphic novels from the rare Dynamite comic book (1953-55) are collected here by the creators of Ms. Tree, Max Allan Collins (Road to Perdition) and Terry Beatty (Rex Morgan, M.D.). Collins, Spillane’s chosen literary heir, provides an informative introduction, and a Collins/Beatty Johnny Dynamite tale is included as a bonus!
Craig Yoe (Editor) • Steve Ditko, Pete Morisi,
& Various (a) Steve Ditko (c)
An action-oriented medium, comics have long
used wars—real and fictional—as narrative fodder. Now, discover the secret,
surprising history of anti-war comics with this marvelously curated collection.
A few comics of the time portrayed the horrors
of war, but no blatantly anti-war stories were known to exist—until now! Buried
in rare comics published during the Cold War were powerful war, fantasy, and
sci-fi stories that strongly condemned war and the bomb, boldly calling for
HC • FC • $29.99 • 224 pages • 7-9/16” x 10-7/16” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-178-6
Various (w) • George Evans, Gene Colan, Pete Morisi & Sheldon Moldoff (a) • Matt Baker (c)
Your favorite horror anthology heads for the high seas of screams, in this sinisterly saturated selection of soaking-wet weirdness straight from Davey Jones’ locker! Classic creeps from the deeps are surfacing on a tidal wave of terror! Hold your breath—Haunted Horror #32 is just around the bends! Get it? Get it!
Steve Darnall, Alex Ross, Pete Morisi (w)
Jonathan Lau, Pete Morisi (a)
Alex Ross (c)
FC • 304 pages • $29.99 • Teen+
Peter Cannon is a world-famous author, an international celebrity, and the superhero known as Thunderbolt, acknowledged far and wide as the man who saved the world from destruction. Unfortunately, he has little interest in fame, even less interest in people, and the peace he has created is based on an illusion. Now, as old and new enemies — unaware of the secret he carries — plan to destroy his efforts, Peter Cannon must fight to keep the peace and preserve his own existence, while fending off deadly foes… and mysterious admirers. Collecting the complete ten-issue saga by comic superstar Alex Ross, co-writer Steve Darnall, and Jonathan Lau, plus the original script to issue #1, a complete cover gallery, 16 pages of sketches and designs by Alex Ross, and the rare origin story by Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt creator, Pete Morisi (featuring an introduction by Mark Waid)!