Doctor Strange: The Oath


Brian K. Vaughan - 2007
    Doctor Stephen Strange embarks on the most important paranormal investigation of his career, as he sets out to solve an attempted murder - his own! And with his most trusted friend also at death's door, Strange turns to an unexpected corner of the Marvel Universe to recruit a new ally.

X-Factor, Vol. 1: The Longest Night


Peter David - 2007
    Drawn together in the heart of District X, this rag-tag band of heroes has a lot of answers to find, and fast Collects X-Factor (2005) #1-6.

B.P.R.D., Vol. 1: Hollow Earth and Other Stories


Mike Mignola - 2003
    That story is collected here with rare Hellboy related stories, long sought after by fans of the Mignola's hit comic, which is soon to be a major motion picture! Reprinted here for the first time are the first solo Abe Sapien comic, Drums of the Dead, by Brian McDonald and Derek Thompson, as well as the short stories "Abe Sapien versus Science" and "Lobster Johnson: Killer Inside My Skull." If these names mean nothing to you, you've been missing out on the greatest adventure saga comics has to offer. If you do know these names, then this is the collection you've been asking for.

Hellblazer: Original Sins


Jamie Delano - 1988
    Paperback Hellblazer #1-9John Constantine is an unconcerned, amoral occultist with a British working-class background.He's an anti-hero who manages to come out on top through a combination of luck, trickery and genuine magic skill.V FOR VENDETTA illustrator David Lloyd provides painted artwork for the tale of an encounter with a strange woman who is the embodiment of the world's horrors.This volume also features some of Constantine's earliest adventures including his first victory in the long war with the demon Nergal.

The Absolute Sandman, Volume Five


Neil Gaiman - 2011
    Now, Vertigo and DC Comics are proud to present a fifth definitive Absolute Edition collecting all of Gaiman's The Sandman work published after the conclusion of his groundbreaking series. The Absolute Sandman, Book Five reprints the graphic novels Sandman Midnight Theatre, The Sandman: Endless Nights, and both the prose (illustrated by Japanese art-legend Yoshitaka Amano) and comics (adapted by P. Craig Russell) versions of THE SANDMAN: THE DREAM HUNTERS. This volume also includes the Dave McKean illustrated "The Last Sandman Story" from Dust Covers: The Collected Sandman Covers, the original script by Gaiman for the Dream chapter of ENDLESS NIGHTS, sketches and designs from artists Miguelanxo Prado and P. Craig Russell, and a gallery of never-before-collected print and poster art from the world of the Dreaming.

The Punisher, Vol. 1: Welcome Back, Frank


Garth Ennis - 2002
    Payback, and The Holy.

Incognito


Ed Brubaker - 2009
    but all you could think about were the days when the rules didn't apply to you? Could you be a humdrum office clerk after being the best at years of leaving destruction in your wake? And what if you couldn't stand it? What would you do then? Incognito - a twisted mash-up of noir and super-heroics - by best-selling creators Criminal and Sleeper: Ed Brubaker (The Death of Captain America), Sean Phillips (Marvel Zombies), Val Staples on colors.Collecting: Incognito 1-6

Powers, Vol. 1: Who Killed Retro Girl?


Brian Michael Bendis - 2000
    Flamboyant villains attempt daring daylight robberies. God-like alien creatures clash in epic battle over the nighttime sky. And on the dirty city streets below, Homicide Detective Christian Walker does his job. Walker has to investigate the shocking murder of one of the most popular super-heroes the world has ever known: Retro Girl. He is teamed up with spunky rookie Detective Deena Pilgrim, and the murder investigation takes them from the seediest underbelly a city has to offer, to the gleaming towers that are home to immortal beings. As shocking, hidden truths about Retro Girl come to light, Walker finds that to solve this crime, he might have to reveal his own dark secret.

Batman: The Black Mirror


Scott Snyder - 2011
    Helpless and trapped in the deadly Mirror House, Batman must fight for his life against one of Gotham City's oldest and most powerful evils!Then, in a second story called "Hungry City," the corpse of a killer whale shows up on the floor of one of Gotham City's foremost banks. The event begins a strange and deadly mystery that will bring Batman face-to-face with the new, terrifying faces of organized crime in Gotham.This volume collects Detective Comics #871-881.

Thor: God of Thunder, Volume 1: The God Butcher


Jason Aaron - 2012
    NOW!, Thor follows a trail of blood that threatens to consume his past, present and future. The only hope for these ravaged worlds is for Thor to unravel the gruesome mystery of the God Butcher! In the distant past, Thor follows the bloody wake of murdered gods across the depths of space. In the present, the Thunder God discovers a forgotten cave that echoes with teh cries of tortured gods...and is shocked to find himself among them! And thousands of years from now, the last god-king of a ruined Asgard makes his final stand against the God Butcher's beserker legions. As three Thors from three eras race to stop the God Butcher, the full extent of his vicious scheme takes terrifying shape!COLLECTING: Thor: God of Thunder 1-5

Hellboy: Weird Tales, Vol. 1


Scott Allie - 2003
    Over the years, many of the best artists in the industry have asked if they could do a backup story, just to get a chance to play with the characters and worlds Mignola has created. As Dark Horse gears up for the release of the 2004 Hellboy motion picture, we present this lavish colection of these stories. One of the most popular features in recent Hellboy books has been the sketchbook section, so we've asked these stellar artists to let us present some of their behind the scenes work in this collection. Some of the best writers and artists in comics team up to present stories of giant bats, demon children, jet packs, haunted circuses, and rusted-out spaceships. Old-fashioned pulp fun featuring one of the greatest heroes of modern comics.

Daredevil, Vol. 1: Guardian Devil


Kevin Smith - 2007
    The urban adventurers share many similarities- but just how different are they? In this titanic team-up, the Man Without Fear and the friendly neighborhood wall-crawler unite-but often rub each other the wrong way- to put a stop to an evil plan, by an unlikely group of 4 of Marvel's darker villains, hired by the Kingpin of Crim

S.H.I.E.L.D. #1


Mark Waid - 2014
    High-stakes missions. High-octane adventure! For the men and women of S.H.I.E.L.D., it's just another day in the field! Special Agent Phil Coulson brings together the best and the brightest, the gifted and the elite, normal people and superhumans from across the Marvel Universe on an as-needed basis to confront, combat and curtail dangers beyond the scope of any conventional peace-keeping force! One mission. Unlimited budget. Unlimited imagination. Six periods. And a helper monkey. Welcome to Level Eight. Welcome to S.H.I.E.L.D.

Batman: Detective Comics, Volume 1: Faces of Death


Tony S. Daniel - 2012
    Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne explores a budding romance with television journalist Charlotte Rivers, who's visiting Gotham City to cover the gruesome slayings–while also trying to uncover Bruce's own mystery. But time is running out as both Commissioner Gordon and Batman work to uncover the true identity of this new serial killer.Collecting DETECTIVE COMICS #1-7

Revival, Vol. 1: You're Among Friends


Tim Seeley - 2012
    Now it's up to Officer Dana Cypress to deal with the media scrutiny, religious zealots, and government quarantine that has come with them. In a town where the living have to learn to deal with those who are supposed to be dead, Officer Cypress must solve a brutal murder, and everyone, alive or undead, is a suspect. The sell-out hit series created by NYT Bestselling author TIM SEELEY and Eisner winning artist MIKE NORTON is collected with bonus material!Collects REVIVAL 1-5 and the FREE COMIC BOOK DAY short story