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Early in the 21st Century, the TYRELL CORPORATION advanced robot evolution to the NEXUS phase - creating artificial beings virtually identical to humans - known as REPLICANTS.Superior in strength and agility, the Replicants functioned primarily as Off-world slave labor or in hazardous, high-collateral combat situations.After replicants were declared illegal on Earth, special police operatives - called BLADE RUNNERS - had orders to kill or 'RETIRE' any trespassers upon detection.Detective AAHNA ASHINA of the Los Angeles Police Department was one of the first to qualify for the assignment. Her colleagues called her ASH.She was the best of them.Los Angeles, 2019
"e;With great responsibility comes great outfits."e;The misadventures of the notorious Tank Girl continue in the second chapter of her first ever ongoing comic series.After a strange light appears from the sky, Tank Girl wakes up to find she's a fully-fledged superhero. But like all superheroes, she comes face to face with her deadly nemesis: the Bad Seed a.k.a. Barney!An epic tale of super powers, surstromming, and secrets from the past, creator Alan Martin and outstanding artist Brett Parson present Tank Girl's greatest crusade yet."e;Vibrant and glorious... raucously funny."e; - Women Write About Comics"e;A satisfying dose of action, emotion, and comedy."e; - Comic Watch
The continuing adventures of the world's first costumed crime fighter, Mandrake the Magician, master of illusion and man of mystery!This volume collects together the first four years worth of Fred Fredericks' Mandrake the Magician Sunday newspaper strips, from 'The Traveler's Tale' (03/21/65) to 'The Galactic Rumble (09/07/69), including over 250 strips.These 11 complete stories feature the return of Mandrake's archenemy, The Cobra, and the introduction of Inter-Intel, the crime-fighting agency headed by Mandrake. This volume also includes a biography of the real-life Mandrake the Magician - Leon Mandrake - written by his son Lon Mandrake.
Nobody really knows what horrors lurk in the bowels of the city. The sewer police work hard to keep it that way.For Lieutenant Wilson Jericho, Hell is real, and it's in the sewers of the sprawling city Megalopolis. Disgraced from his position above ground and now an officer in the Sewer Police, Lt. Jericho is responsible for ensuring the bowels of the city are kept running smoothly. He may think he knows everything there is to know about what lies beneath, but something is threatening to crawl out and rip the city apart, and scientist Sandra Yeatman is determined to discover the truth behind the legends."e;Great and wise entertainment! If the French nouvelle vague made a Troma movie, this would be it... except that it is much more engrossing!"e; - Lloyd Kaufman, Troma DirectorCollects Under: Scourge of the Sewer #1 & 2.
The stage is set for the return of Mandrake the Magician - the world's first costumed crime-fighter.Featuring the first two full years of his daily newspaper strip adventures.This volume of Mandrake the Magician reprints over 650 of Lee Falk and Phil Davis' daily newspaper strips from June 11, 1934 to July 18, 1936. It contains extremely rare and uncensored strips not seen over 70 years.Collecting the first six complete stories from 'The Cobra' to 'The Return of The Clay Camel', with a foreword by eminent Lee Falk authority, Bob Griffin, and a feature on Mandrake by classic comics expert, Rick Norwood.
The comic world's first crime-fighting super-hero!The creation of 19-year-old comic legend Lee Falk, Mandrake debuted as a daily newspaper strip in June 1934, predating both Superman and Batman by several years, and his comic strip adventures would go on to run for an unbroken 79 years. During that time, he appeared in movies, radio series, books, a TV movie, a Columbia-produced cliffhanger serial, a stage paly and the 1980s animated show, Defenders of the Earth.This new collection reprints the Mandrake Sunday strips from February 3 1935 to August 29 1937, and features over 130 full-color Sunday newspaper strips. It also includes Mandrake's first six complete adventures, a biography of both Lee Falk and Phil Davis, and a feature on the history of Mandrake.
After disappearing following his skirmish with the demon Azazel, Jin Kazama has recently resurfaced, recruiting several of the world's greatest fighters to help him retrieve a rare artefact from within the Zaibatsu archives.Still struggling to control the Devil Gene which rages inside of him, Jin hopes to secure the artefact before it can fall into the hands of his diabolical grandfather Heihachi.But with his father, Kazuya, and the dastardly G Corporation threatening to undermine his efforts, it's going to take more than a few well-placed punches to ensure his plan succeeds.
After disappearing following his skirmish with the demon Azazel, Jin Kazama has recently resurfaced, recruiting several of the world's greatest fighters to help him retrieve a rare artefact from within the Zaibatsu archives, before it can fall into the hands of his diabolical grandfather Heihachi.After narrowly escaping the clutches of his father, Kazuya, Jin and his recruits set out for the Zaibatsu archives, only to find the artefact missing!Triggering a security measure, the fighters now find themselves facing down an entire army of prototype Alisa bots!
It's the nail-biting conclusion to Tekken: Blood Feud!After disappearing following his skirmish with the demon Azazel, Jin Kazama has recently resurfaced, recruiting several of the world's greatest fighters to help him retrieve a rare artefact from within the Zaibatsu archives before it can fall into the hands of his diabolical grandfather Heihachi.Discovering the true nature of the artefact - an imprisoned Angel - Jin was confronted by Heihachi, who plans to imbue himself with the Angel gene and gain phenomenal powers to rival that of Jin and his son, Kazuya. But with Kazuya also joining the battle, can Jin and his allies put stop to these nefarious plans?
Last time it was bananas, this time it's PAELLA!From Outer Space to the Wild West, from Australia to the North Pole and all points in-between, join in as Kevin, Bob, Stuart and the other Minions set out on a whistle-stopping, globe-trotting quest for Christmas trees, pizza, ice cream and paella!
With all of Paritropolis watching, and the media in a frenzy, chaos has broken out in the sky above the Seine. The Rocket, a gaseous form born from the anomalous cloud, and the ego of Victor Duroc, has kidnapped Frank Braffort's sister! With his heightened senses, Frank takes to the skies himself to get back Raphaelle... and in the process learns that Cleo Villanova may not be all she seems...
Troubles arise for Prince Maxim when the notorious ship, the Iron Grip, docks at the Blood Coast. He discovers that in the past, Arisa, the Pirate Queen, has sadistically assaulted the local royal soldiery, leading to the demise of any troops that opposed her, and leaving only Isra alive. Maxim further learns that not only is Arisa a wielder of powerful forbidden bone magic, she is also Isra's aunt. Under the cover of night, Isra moves alone to put an end to the Iron Grips moving into the town, but is stopped by Maxim. Together they venture into Verose in search of Arisa and her gang. In the Black Torch tavern, Arisa announces that she is holding a tournament in which the winner will earn a place on her ship, providing they first survive a match with her. In a moment of high tension, Isra loudly proclaims that she will join the tournament - for the sole reason of bringing Arisa to her knees.
Decades after the worlds have come apart, Red London is peaceful and thriving under the Maresh Empire. Believing that one day the magic separating the different worlds would come undone, Prince Maxim is searching the land for powerful magicians who can travel between those realms. Frustrated by his son's negligence of their own kingdom, King Nokil banishes Maxim to Verose, also known as the Blood Coast, to redirect his focus. Upon his arrival, Maxim encounters rough bandits, hoodlums, and worst of all, the unruly soldiers of the royal military. However, his troubles don't end there, as a ship with a dangerous looking crew has docked at the harbour...
The Special Assessment Unit. Sounds innocuous enough. But when you hear this unit of London's Metropolitan Police investigates the class of crimes codenamed 'Falcon', your ears might prick up.Dig a little deeper, and you might discover words like 'wizard' and 'magic' and 'little crocodiles'. Your conclusion might be that someone is taking the piss. But perhaps the investigations by Detective Constable Peter Grant - newly promoted cop and trainee wizard - and his colleagues at the Folly (HQ of SAU) - really are conducted in the shadowy infraworld of London's mythological past - and present. Among Peter's associates are the Rivers of London - the ancient gods and goddesses of the capital's waterways (one of them is also his girlfriend, Beverley) who, while often helpful, also skirt that fine line between good and, er, not so good.'Rivers of London: Water Weed' takes place after the events of 'The Hanging Tree' and 'Cry Fox'.
With the Central Park killer still at large, Roxy and Nick try to let some steam off at an impromptu punk show at CBGBs. But across town, it looks like their only piece of evidence is about to fall into the wrong hands...
Pinkerton agent, Tommy Greyling's hunt across Victorian London reaches a heady climax after his mark's identity is finally revealed. But will his newly learned skills be enough to stop the killer's planes? With the Frye twins onside, it's going to be a bloody conclusion!
The Doctor and Gabby are still caught between two factions as modern humanity is born. Neanderthals and Cro Magnons clash, and their actions will shape the direction taken by humankind in the millennia to come! Plus: Cindy discovers an alarming secret back in NYC... and in deep space, Anubis grows impatient!
Charlotte's plan begins to unravel as the she realises she may be completely out of her depth. It's time for her to sink or swim, but can she keep it together long enough to get what she needs from Consus - and Erudito?
For Sherlock, there was only ever one woman - now Irene Adler is on a mission to take down Moriarty! It's the League of Extraordinary Gentlewomen, as Adler teams up with a host of famous female faces from science, history and literature to defeat the greatest criminal mastermind of all time!Written by World Fantasy Award-winner Lavie Tidhar, with art by Paul McCaffrey (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, DC's Men of War)."e;Tidhar's astounding talents guarantee something new and compelling no matter the story he tells."e; - Library Journal
Trouble is never far from Peter Grant, even when he's off-duty. After suspiciously a suspiciously supernatural cargo washed up on the Netherlands' shores in the back of a boy racer's car, Peter infiltrated illegal street races organised by criminal mastermind Emmanuel Cross. His investigation swiftly took a wrong turn as he once again found himself speeding into Fairy Land.Although Peter has uncovered the mysterious cargo's source - with Cross's cronies slaughtering unicorns for their horns - he is trapped in this magical realm. To make matters worse, the Fairy Queen has found him and is ready to resolve their unfinished business...
The critically acclaimed manga adaptation of Sherlock hits season two, introducing the iconic Irene Adler!Previously, Sherlock's contemptuous brother, Mycroft, pulled him and John from the middle of an investigation in order to put them on a mission for the royal family. The task: recover scandalous photos from the dominatrix, Irene Adler.As Sherlock comes face to face with the mysterious and beautiful Irene Adler, will she help him - or just create more danger?
The critically acclaimed manga adaptation of Sherlock hits season two, introducing the iconic Irene Adler! Sherlock comes face to face with the mysterious and beautiful Irene Adler as he attempts to solve a series of murders. But will Irene help him - or create more danger for Sherlock?
The critically acclaimed manga adaptation of Sherlock hits Season Two, introducing the iconic Irene Adler! Fresh from facing down Moriarty, Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) and John Watson (Martin Freeman) are called in to assist the royal family, in a very delicate matter... only to find that the Great Detective may have met his match!
For one fleeting moment, Max was together with her original Chloe again. Holding onto the memory tightly, Max pleaded to Chloe to wait for her... until she was woken in her new reality. The lucid dream put such a strong hold on Max that even urgent texts from Tristan hadn't stirred her.Meanwhile, Rachel prepared for her upcoming Hamlet tour. Mulling over the death of her character, Ophelia, Rachel's mind was plagued with thoughts of the death of her counterpart from Max's reality. Max met Tristan on the beach where he was training his power - and where he glimpsed another Chloe. After they clasped hands and concentrated, Max saw what Tristan wanted to show her: a Chloe from another string. But while Max tried to connect to this other reality, the Chloe of her current string suffered an other-worldly amount of pain.Max now believes that 'her' Chloe is looking for her too.
The Thirteenth Doctor and fam have found themselves in swinging '60s London! That would be groovy - except the Tenth Doctor is stranded with Martha in the same time and place. But a deadly paradox might be the least of their problems - there's something else strange going on - it's almost as if they're being watched...Eisner-nominated writer Jody Houser and Witchblade artist Roberta Ingranata return for a brand new story in the Thirteenth Doctor comic series. As the Tenth and Thirteenth Doctor begin to cross timelines, the two become entwined in the machinations of their deadly enemies - the Weeping Angels and the Autons!
Led by the Antari magician Rowan, the Rebel Army's wave of chaos has surged along the Blood Coast, decimating everything in its path. With each conquest, they offer a simple choice: join, and choose the path of power and freedom from a cold and distant crown, or die. With ranks bolstered by their conscripts, the Rebel Army mercilessly razed three cities, in a single night of terror and devastation. Now, a messenger has been sent ahead to Verose, promising the city that they too will be swept away by their might.Having failed to save the town of Milos, and the rest of the Blood Coast, Prince Maxim Maresh knows that this will be his last chance to quell the tide of the Rebel Army, or else risk the destruction of the entire Maresh Empire. But will the people of Verose stand with their Prince, or will Maxim and his Garrison have to face down Rowan and the Rebel Army alone?
In 2019, the Blade Runner Aahna "e;Ash"e; Ashina rescued Cleo Selwyn, daughter of agribusiness tycoon Alexander Selwyn, from a plot to give the girl to the Tyrell Corporation for genetic experimentation.Ash and Cleo travelled off-world, taking on new identities to hid from Cleo's father. Ash found work in lunar mining operations, far from prying eyes, but alongside the replicants she used to hunt.In 2022, Replicant production was banned altogether. Remaining Nexus 8 units were permitted to live out their lifespans in service to their owners in the colonies. Following the blackout, the Tyrell Corporation went bankrupt.In 2026, Ash's mining colony is attacked by a group of rogue Nexus 8 models, who free their Replicant comrades and destroy the ship Ash and Cleo are stationed on. Cleo survives thanks to Padraic, a sympathetic Replicant, and together they flee into space with the renegades...
It's time to believe all over again.For hundreds of years, the legend of Santa Claus has delighted children of all ages across the world, but what is the true story behind his apple-cheeked face, long white beard and the many myths and tales that surround him? Now you can read the miraculous and thrilling all-true life-story of Santa Claus as only Santa could tell it.Come with us as we set off on a magical sleigh-ride journey to a far-off enchanted winter wonderland and discover how a seemingly normal boy named Nicholas became Santa, how he earned his signature red suit, how he met Prancer, Dancer and the other reindeer, how he first met the Elves and how he fell in love with his one-true love, Sara. Then read all about his very first Christmas Eve adventure.This enchanting book, beautifully illustrated by Bill Sienkiewicz, one of the greatest comic book artists of all time, will make you believe in the magic and wonder of Santa Claus all over again...
It's Adventure Time Comics Time!C'mon and grab your friends for this amazing collection of short stories from cartoonists all over the world. Featuring the amazing talent of Katie Cook (My Little Pony), Art Baltazar (Tiny Titans), Tony Millionaire (Maakies and the Sock Monkey), Box Brown (Andre the Giant) and many, many more. These sweet shorts come in many shapes and sizes, featuring all of the beloved characters from the Land of Ooo.
Finally, a complete collection of all the stunning Adventure Time cover artwork featured in the comics to date! Adventure Time fans have been clamouring to collect all of the innovative, beautiful variant cover images produced for the smash hit KaBOOM! comics series. Now there's one spot where art fans and Adventure Time fans alike can see every cover image produced to date in this stunning gallery! In addition to showcasing each breathtaking cover image, this volume also includes process pieces showing how an Adventure Time cover is created. Don't miss out on this must have for every Adventure Time fan!