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The Losers, Vol. 1: Ante Up

Andy Diggle - 2004
    After they saw a little too much at the wrong place and time, their chopper went down in flames with no survivors and plenty of deniability—and the Losers went down in the records as just another team of black ops foot soldiers tragically lost to one of the C.I.A.'s shadow wars.But the Losers were just playing dead—and now that they've seen what the Company is really up to, they're through with games. Now it's time to take the fight back to its source.

Death or Glory, Vol. 1: She's Got You

Rick Remender - 2018
    Now, in order to pay for her beloved, dying Father's surgery, Glory has three days to pull off four dangerous cross-country heists with mob killers, crooked cops, and a psycho ex-husband all out to bring her in or die trying.New York Times bestselling author Rick Remender teams up with legendary French superstar Bengal to bring you a high-speed chase across the American West that examines our dwindling freedoms and the price paid by those who fight for an untethered life.Collects DEATH OR GLORY #1-5

Casanova, Vol. 1: Luxuria

Matt Fraction - 2006
    Luxuria collects the first volume of Casanova as its titular star transforms from devil-may-care thrill-seeker into the most dangerous man in the world. What happens when the ultimate player gets played? Find out in this genre-bending sci-spy epic.

The Weatherman, Vol. 1

Jody LeHeup - 2019
    But the past Nathan didn't know he had comes back to murder him when he's accused of carrying out the worst terrorist attack in human history--an event that wiped out nearly the entire population of Earth.Confused, terrified, and ill prepared for life as the galaxy's most wanted, Nathan's fate lies in the hands of Amanda Cross, the disavowed government agent assigned to his case. Together the unlikely duo will have to rely on each other as they battle their way through the solar system in search of the truth buried in Nathan's lost memory...and the key to stopping the real enemy from carrying out a second extinction-level attack.A full-throttle, wide-screen, science fiction epic about the damage we do in the name of justice and what it truly means to be don't want to miss THE WEATHERMAN!Collecting The Weatherman #1-6

Jennifer Blood, Volume One: A Woman's Work is Never Done

Garth Ennis - 2012
    This suburban punisher is ready to be unleashed in a story that can only be told by the legendary Garth Ennis.Collecting issues #1-6 of the hit series, along with additional bonus material, sketches, cover gallery, and interview with Garth Ennis.

James Bond, Vol. 1: VARGR

Warren Ellis - 2016
    His new mission takes him to Berlin, presumably to break up an agile drug-trafficking operation. But Bond has no idea of the forces gathered in secret against him, the full range of an operation that’s much scarier and more lethal than he could possibly imagine. Berlin is about to catch fire … and James Bond is trapped inside.Dynamite Entertainment proudly presents VARGR, the debut storyline in the all-new James Bond comic book series, as crafted by masterful writer Warren Ellis (The Authority, Transmetropolitan) and artist Jason Masters (Batman Incorporated, Guardians of the Galaxy).

Who is Jake Ellis?

Nathan Edmondson - 2011
    The multiple-sellout mini-series Newsarama calls "a modern noir package that is not to be missed" and MTV "couldn''t put down".Jon Moore is a mercenary spy on the run, protected only by Jake Ellis, a man invisible to everyone except Jon.Collecting: Who Is Jake Ellis? 1-5

Codename Baboushka: The Conclave of Death

Antony Johnston - 2016
    but if they knew the truth, her dinner companions would faint! The white-haired Contessa is in fact the notorious criminal "BABOUSHKA" -- a former Moscow gang leader, now living in exile! But Baboushka's retirement is about to be shattered, as the US government has somehow discovered her true identity, and blackmails her into working for them! Now she must infiltrate a secret conclave of global crime lords, on a cruise liner, to retrieve information for the Americans. But nobody reckoned on the boat being hijacked by pirates... Suitable for teens and up, CODENAME BABOUSHKA is an action-packed modern pulp spy thriller from writer ANTONY JOHNSTON (THE FUSE, THE COLDEST CITY, ALEX RIDER) and artist SHARI CHANKHAMMA (THE FUSE, SHELTERED, KILL SHAKESPEARE), filled with glamour, guns, exotic locations, guns, explosions, high-kicks, and did we mention guns? "An ass-kicking spy heroine who will appeal to fans of Marvel's Black Widow."- The AV Club "There are literally six different amazing comics all within this one series"- Comics Alliance "Codename Baboushka takes a more female-positive look at the James Bond-esque role. Fun, fast-paced action. Female assassin done right!"- Dark Side Comics "Johnston's exiled Russian heiress, former organized crime lord and deadly agent bursts out of the page and grabs the reader with both hands in a deadly grip of hot action and cold-hearted kills."- Jersey Journal THE CONCLAVE OF DEATH collects Baboushka's first 5-issue mission -- watch out for her next assignment, GHOST STATION ZERO, in 2016! "Antony Johnston is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of graphic novels, video games, and books. His graphic novel THE COLDEST CITY is being adapted into a film starring Charlize Theron. His epic series WASTELAND is one of only a handful of such longform comic stories in the medium. His first video game, DEAD SPACE, redefined the survival horror genre.

The Heir

Philippe Francq - 1990
    Thousands of miles away, one of the richest men in the world will change Largo's destiny. This man, Nerio Winch, wants to find an heir to his empire and adopts Largo, offering him the best education. When his adoptive father disappears under dramatic circumstances, Largo inherits the W Group, the biggest conglomerate of multinational enterprises ever possessed and managed by a single man. From now on, he will be worth $10 billion. Which is not to everybody's taste, as he is about to find out.

Batman: White Knight

Sean Gordon Murphy - 2018
    Until now…Set in a world where the Joker is cured of his insanity and homicidal tendencies, The Joker, now known as “Jack,” sets about trying to right his wrongs. First, he plans to reconcile with Harley Quinn, and then he’ll try to save the city from the one person who he thinks is truly Gotham City’s greatest villain: Batman!Superstar writer and artist Sean Murphy (PUNK ROCK JESUS, THE WAKE) presents a eight-issue miniseries of a twisted Gotham City with a massive cast of heroes and villains that, at its heart, is a tragic story of a hero and a villain: Batman and The Joker. But which is the hero—and which the villain?COLLECTING: Batman: White Knight 1-8

Daredevil by Ed Brubaker Omnibus, Vol. 2

Ed Brubaker - 2010
    The critically acclaimed, award-winning creative team of Ed Brubaker and Michael Lark continue their take on one of comics' most enduring legends! Featuring the threats of the Owl, the Kingpin, Lady Bullseye, and the Hand, plus Matt's unlikely new ally, the Black Tarantula! With one of the most surprising endings in Daredevil's history!Collecting: Daredevil 106-119, 500, Annual 1, Blood of the Tarantula

Daredevil: Born Again

Frank Miller - 1986
    At stake - one man's immortal, indestructible soul.

Black Widow, Volume 1: S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Most Wanted

Mark Waid - 2016
    As S.H.I.E.L.D. turns on its once greatest asset, she seeks out her own answers in a knockdown drag-out tale of action and espionage! But will the Widow's hunt for the Weeping Lion send her back to the one place she never wanted to go? And, when a S.H.I.E.L.D. funeral makes the assembled top brass an attractive target, it's lucky for them that the Black Widow is still on their side, even if they aren't on hers.Collecting: Black Widow 1-6


Wallace Wood - 2001
    Military bases around the world. Uncensored by commercial editorial restrictions, Wood pulled out all the stops — producing a thrilling and salacious Cold War spy serial run amok with brutal violence and titillating sex, all in an effort to boost morale and support our troops! Initially brainwashed by the terrifying, voluptuous, and always half-naked Madame Toy to be “the perfect assassin” for the Red forces, Cannon was eventually rescued and brainwashed (again) by the CIA until he had no emotions whatsoever. Under the employ of our government’s Central Intelligence Agency, Cannon experiences action like no other agent!

The Day of the Black Sun

Jean Van Hamme - 1984
    Trade Paperback by Marvel