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Nightwing: Supercop by Devin Grayson
The Flash: The Fastest Man Alive, Vol. 2: Full Throttle
Marc GuggenheimGiuseppe Camuncoli - 2007
The future looks bright - his former colleagues in the Teen Titans ask him to rejoin their team; he's to be honored at the Flash Museum; and best of all, he is being considered for membership in the Justice League of America.Heady stuff for a young hero.Unfortunately, becoming the Flash also carries with it certain burdens. It's no secret that the previous Flashes made many deadly enemies over the years, and those enemies are intent on seeking vengeance on any hero who carries on the legend of the Scarlet Speedster. When this desperate Rogues Gallery teams up to bring down the latest Flash, will Bart have what it takes to defeat the vicious onslaught? Or will his career end before before it has a chance to begin? Full Throttle is the most shocking and tragic storyline in Flash history and sets up a new era of greatness for the Fastest Man Alive.Collecting: The Flash: The Fastest Man Alive 7-13
Batman: Sins of the Father
Christos Gage - 2018
Someone is killing people associated with Arkham Asylum...during the time Thomas Wayne was forcibly committing people there!Suspicion falls on the families suing Bruce Wayne to pay for the harm caused by his father. Batman has other ideas, but his investigation leads to him becoming the target of a deadly assassin. It's a deadly game of cat and mouse as Batman tries to stop Deadshot from killing former Arkham Asylum employees, while also trying to determine just who he is and why he's targeting them. Then, Batman goes up against the Black Spider--does he work for Deadshot or one of the new mystery figures making waves in the Gotham underworld?Written by Christos N. Gage (Spider-Verse, Civil War II) with art by Raffaele Ienco, Batman: Sins of the Father is great for fans of the game and the Dark Knight alike! Collects issues #1-6.
Resurrection Man Vol. 1
Dan Abnett - 2012
Resurrection Man's creators have set Body Doubles on his tail -- a pair of ruthless female assassins named Bonny and Carmen. Also pursuing Mitch is a sociopathnamed Hooker, a test survivor like Mitch with one big difference -- Hooker's body is not repairing itself. Hooker wants thesecret to Mitch's rejuvenation, and he's willing to tear the Resurrection Man limb from limb to get it.Collects Resurrection Man (1997) 1-14.
Teen Titans by Geoff Johns Book One
Geoff Johns - 2004
After years of dormancy, original Titans Cyborg, Beast Boy, Raven and Starfire aim to recreate that same premise for a new generation of heroes. Their first recruits? The greatest super-powered adolescents around: Robin, Superboy, Kid Flash and Wonder Girl!Geoff Johns--the writer behind some of DC’s greatest titles, including DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH and INFINITE CRISIS--takes hold of the classic TEEN TITANS franchise in this epic run that helped launch him into comics superstardom alongside artist Mike McKone (JUSTICE LEAGUE UNITED). Collects TEEN TITANS/OUTSIDERS SECRET FILES 2003, TEEN TITANS #1-12 and TEEN TITANS #1/2.
Challengers of the Unknown Must Die!
Jeph Loeb - 1991
Four men who barely survive the crash of a small aircraft now consider themselves to be living on borrowed time! Because the escaped their fate, they dedicate themselves to a life of harrowing adventures, all in the name of good! Nothing is ddemed too dangerous for the Challengers!
Batman: New Gotham, Volume One
Greg Rucka - 2017
Battles were won and lost, allegiances and friendships were tested, and the city itself was left on the brink of implosion.Now, officially back under the sanction of the U.S. Government, Gotham is dangerously close to erupting into civil war as two factions of Gothamites vie for control of the home of the Dark Knight. The OGs--those who stayed in Gotham during the cataclysmic events of NO MAN'S LAND--and the DeeZees--residents of the the city who left during the hard times and have now returned--are at each others's throats and it's up to Batman, Robin, Nightwing and Batgirl to keep the conflict from coming to a bloody head.On top of this civil unrest, Batman's longtime nemesis Ra's al Ghul has returned to Gotham with a deadly plan that will not only devastate the city, but also the entire world! Only the strong will survive in this collection written by comics superstar Greg Rucka (GOTHAM CENTRAL, Lazarus).Collects DETECTIVE COMICS #742-753.
Birds of Prey Vol. 2
Chuck Dixon - 2016
The Birds of Prey have become a tight-knit partnership, even though Black Canary has never seen Oracle face to face. But their friendship and their lives could be cut short when Black Canary finds herself in the middle of a deadly hunt led by the ruthless cult leader Kobra for a long-forgotten piece of Russian technology. And as Black Canary fights for her life, Oracle has her own troubles when the U.S. Army begins tracking down the person hacking into their systems. All of this, plus guest stars Batman, Nightwing and—Guy Gardner? Collected for the first time in chronological order: BIRDS OF PREY #1-11 and BIRDS OF PREY: RAVENS #1.
Mother Panic: Gotham A.D.
Jody Houser - 2018
Madame Gala and her sinister Collective now rule the city, creating masked heroes and villains as living art projects. Under the Collective's high-tech tyranny, unsanctioned costumed crusaders face a lethal zero-tolerance policy, which poses a problem for Mother Panic as well as her kid sidekick Fennec Fox--not to mention all the Jokers and Robins who are warring for Gotham's soul.To rescue her mother and defeat the brutal Collective, Violet Paige will have to navigate a city whose streets and power players are now a warped reflection of the ones she knows so well. But can Mother Panic master this fallen world's twisted topology quickly enough to redeem Gotham City's future?Find out in Mother Panic: Gotham A.D., a shocking new chapter in the ongoing chronicles of Gotham's White Witch from acclaimed talents Jody Houser (Stranger Things), Ibrahim Moustafa (Doctor Fate) and DC's Young Animal mastermind Gerard Way! Collects issues #1-6.
Batman: Second Chances (Batman
Jim StarlinNorm Breyfogle - 1984
The Boy Wonder. The Dynamic Duo. Together, Batman and Robin have kept the streets of Gotham City safe-while the boy beneath the mask, Dick Grayson, has kept Bruce Wayne from a lonely life of brooding darkness. But when a bullet fired from the Joker’s gun nearly clips Robin’s wings for good, their partnership is severed, and Batman resumes his war on crime alone.But he’s not alone for long.When Batman first meets a tough kid named Jason Todd, the boy is more criminal than crimefighter. But from that first encounter, a powerful new bond is forged. The Dark Knight sees Jason’s potential to be a hero-as well as the rage and revenge that torment him.The Batman has found his new Robin. Can Gotham’s greatest hero help his protege fly right?Discover the origin of one of comics’ most controversial characters in BATMAN: SECOND CHANCES-collecting the earliest adventures of Jason Todd, the second Robin, from the minds of legendary creators Max Allan Collins, Jim Starlin, Jim Aparo, Dave Cockrum, Denys Cowan, Norm Breyfogle, Jo Duffy and more! Collects BATMAN #402-403, #408-416 and BATMAN ANNUAL #11.
JSA, Vol. 1: Justice Be Done
James Robinson - 2000
Goyer; Art by Scott Benefiel, Stephen Sadowski, Derec Aucoin and others This trade paperback chronicles the rebirth of the Justice Society of America, one of the first super hero teams of all times. Investigating the death of Dr. Fate, one of the JSA's founding members, the current Starman, Hourman, Star-Spangled Kid, Hawkgirl and Black Canary join forces with two former members of the legendary team, Atom Smasher and Sand. And after learning how the fallen hero's death has led to the birth of a new Dr. Fate and surviving an encounter with an ancient evil, the heroes decide to band together to form a modern JSA.Collecting: JSA 1-5
Green Lantern: In Brightest Day
Alan Moore - 2008
Wielding a power ring - a device that allows a worthy wearer to turn thought into reality - Hal Jordan is one of the greatest heroes in the universe and a member of the intergalactic police force known as the Green Lantern! In this collection, Geoff Johns picks his favourite Green Lantern stories from across the ages.
Flashpoint: The World of Flashpoint Featuring Green Lantern
Adam SchlagmanAndy Smith - 2012
This is Flash Fact: When Barry Allen wakes at his desk, he discovers the world has changed. Family is alive, loved ones are strangers, and close friends are different, gone or worse. It's a world on the brink of a cataclysmic war--but where are Earth's Greatest Heroes to stop it?In this volume:All Hal Jordan ever wanted to do was fly. When the world goes to war with Atlanteans and Amazons alike, he gets more than he bargained for.Abin Sur is the Green Lantern of Space Sector 2814! The Blackest Night has descended across the galaxy! The Green Lantern Corps struggles to battle the resurrected dead as chaos ensues.Frankenstein and the Creatures of the Unknown are in the midst of World War II fighting for the Allied Forces.Green Arrow Industries develops some of the most highly advanced weaponry in the world of FLASHPOINT, but where exactly does Oliver Queen get his tech from…and at what cost to the rest of the world? This Green Lantern volume collects HAL JORDAN #1-3, ABIN SUR #1-3, FRANKENSTEIN AND THE CREATURES OF THE UNKNOWN #1-3 and GREEN ARROW INDUSTRIES #1.
Future State: Harley Quinn #1
Stephanie Phillips - 2021
Crane and his bosses think they have Harley Quinn defeated and her spirit broken, but they are sorely mistaken-and Harley will have her revenge. Written by rising star writer Stephanie Phillips and drawn by fan-favorite artist Simone Di Meo, the next era of Harley Quinn begins here!
Arrow: The Dark Archer
John Barrowman - 2016
Their task: to protect a mystical temple from the League of Assassins. But the mission didn't go as planned—loyalties were questioned as ancient secrets were revealed. Now present-day Merlyn has been captured by a figure from his past demanding answers, and Merlyn's only hope for survival lies in the long-hidden story of his adventures as Arthur King! Learn the full story of one of the most complex antiheroes of ARROW for the first time as John Barrowman, the actor who brings him to life on the hit TV series, and his sister, novelist Carole E. Barrowman (HOLLOW EARTH), reveal the secret past of the Green Arrow's mysterious nemesis! Collects ARROW: THE DARK ARCHER digital chapters 1-12.
Batman and the Outsiders Vol. 1
Mike W. Barr - 2017
Whether patrolling the streets of Gotham City or battling evil worldwide with the Justice League, he will face any foe, no matter the cost. But wars have a way of spreading. And when a deadly conflict abroad hits close to home, the Dark Knight must abandon his old allies and form a new force for justice a team of heroes who aren t afraid to operate outside the rules. Katana. Black Lightning. Metamorpho. Geo-Force. Halo. Some are experienced combatants who ve been driven to the fringes of the metahuman community. Others are new to their powers and the danger that comes with them. But together, under the shadow of the Bat, they will redefine what it means to be a superhero team From comics legends Mike W. Barr (BATMAN: SON OF THE DEMON) and Jim Aparo (BATMAN: A DEATH IN THE FAMILY) comes BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS VOL. 1. Guest-starring the New Teen Titans, it s the start of the classic saga that takes the Dark Knight outside all expectations! BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS VOL. 1 collects THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #200, BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #1-13, and NEW TEEN TITANS #37."