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Criminal, Vol. 5: The Sinners by Ed Brubaker
100 Bullets, Vol. 11: Once Upon a Crime
Brian Azzarello - 2006
Collecting issues #76-83 of the acclaimed series by Brian Azzarello, Eduardo Risso and Dave Johnson! The Trust, Agent Graves and the Minutemen arrive in Mexico for a showdown that will mark the end for at least one major player, while the mystery behind the Atlantic City job is finally revealed.
Sweets: A New Orleans Crime Story
Kody Chamberlain - 2011
Detective Curt Delatte just buried his only daughter, he's in no condition to work. But when the bodies pile up, he masks his grief and joins the hunt through the bowels of the Big Easy. It won't be long until his city, and his evidence, gets washed away.
Alias, Vol. 1 Omnibus
Brian Michael Bendis - 2006
Her powers were unremarkable compared to the amazing abilities of the costumed icons that populate the Marvel Universe. In a city of Marvels, Jessica Jones never found her niche. Now a chain-smoking, self-destructive alcoholic with a mean inferiority complex, Jones is the owner and sole employee of Alias Investigations - a small, private-investigative firm specializing in super-human cases. In her inaugural arc, Jessica's life immediately becomes expendable when she uncovers the potentially explosive secret of one hero's true identity. But her wit, charm and intelligence just may help her survive through another day. Thrust into the midst of a conspiracy that reaches the highest levels, has Jessica burned too many bridges to turn to old friends for help? Plus: Jessica travels to upstate New York to investigate the disappearance of a teenage girl rumored to be a mutant in a prejudiced small town, goes on a date with the Astonishing Ant-Man, teams up with Jessica Drew, the original Spider-Woman; and confronts the demons of her past. Collects Alias #1-28, What If? Jessica Jones had Joined the Avengers.
Sandman Mystery Theatre, Vol. 1: The Tarantula
Matt Wagner - 1995
Donning a gas mask, fedora, business suit and cape, Dodds goes after the Tarantula, a brutal kidnapper who is mercilessly preying upon the women of high society. But as the Sandman walks through a world of corruption and deceit, he uncovers the true secret of the murders and their implausible connection to the city's most prominent family. SUGGESTED FOR MATURE READERS.
Richard Stark's Parker: The Hunter
Darwyn Cooke - 2009
Betrayed by the woman he loved and double-crossed by his partner in crime, Parker makes his way cross-country with only one thought burning in his mind - to coldly exact his revenge and reclaim what was taken from him! Richard (Donald Westlake) Stark's groundbreaking Parker books are adapted for the first time as a series of graphic novels by Darwyn Cooke. The initial graphic novel brings to life the first Parker book, The Hunter, which introduces readers to the dangerous anti-hero's cold and calculated world of criminals, thugs, and grifters.
Frank Tieri - 2010
It's the Roaring Twenties and mobster Dutch Schultz's iron-fisted reign is about to meet its greatest challenge in the form of a man sporting a familiar skull symbol and a gun in his hand. Because once the Punisher hits the scene, the mean streets are about to get a whole lot meaner.
Christa Faust - 2017
Sink into this sinful semi-autobiographical neo-noir crime comic with a punk rock edge!A high-octane crime yarn set in the seedy Times Square peep booths of 1980s New YorkWhen a chance encounter for Peepbooth worker Roxy Bell leads to the brutal murder of a public access pornographer, the erotic performer and her punk rock ex-partner Nick Zero soon find themselves under fire from criminals, cops, and the city elite, as they begin to untangle a complex web of corruption leading right to city hall.
Echoes Vol. 1
Joshua Hale Fialkov - 2011
Minotaur Press premieres with a story of madness, family and death. Brian Cohn was learning to deal with the schizophrenia inherited from his father. Supportive wife, new baby on the way, drugs to control the voices. But, when on his father's deathbed he learns that he also inherited the trophies of his father's career as a serial killer, will his madness send him further down into the crawlspace of his father's mind?
Postal, Vol. 6
Bryan Edward Hill - 2018
Agent Bremble is Isaac's willing tool, seeking to punish both Eden, and the corrupt FBI agents that protect it. In order to protect their town, Laura, Mark, Maggie and Molly have to work together...because Bremble's strike team is headed their way, and the end of Eden is coming with it. Collects POSTAL issues 21-24.
Noir: A Collection of Crime Comics
Ed BrubakerStefano Gaudiano - 2009
The biggest names in comics crime fiction assemble here for an anthology of original tales of murder and deceit, presented in black and white! Aided and abetted by some of the most gifted slatherers of thick, black India ink in the field, this gang is headed straight for the bad parts of town, and you're invited along for the ride!
Warren Ellis - 2004
Today, it all gets too much. Today, he gets assigned something that finally breaks through his defenses, a child killing that hits horribly close to home. Until now, he's been a good cop, a cop who goes by procedure because it's the best way to ensure that scum go to prison. Today, he makes the parents of the victim a chilling promise. He will find the killer using any means necessary. And the killer will not get away with it. Whatever happens. How much of a monster do you have to become to hunt monsters?
Mark Millar - 2011
KICK-ASS? A warmup. What if the smartest, toughest costumed bad ass in the world was totally evil? Meet Nemesis. He's systematically been destroying the lives of every police chief in Asia, and he's now set his sights on Washington, DC. Between you and me, the police don't have a chance. Do not miss the book that EVERYONE will be talking about by the creative team that made CIVIL WAR the biggest book of the decade. COLLECTING: Millar & McNiven's Nemesis #1-4