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Sparrowhawk #1

Delilah S. Dawson - 2018
    However, when she is targeted by the Faerie Queen and pulled into another realm, she has no choice but to try and save the world that has always hated her. Writer Delilah S. Dawson (Hellboy: An Assortment of Horror, Star Wars: Forces of Destiny) and artist Matias Basla (The Claw and Fang) present a beautiful, gripping tale perfect for fans of Labyrinth and Princeless.

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.

No Mercy, Vol. 1

Alex de Campi - 2015
    Build schools in a Central American village; get to know some of the other freshmen. But after tragedy strikes, a handful of once-privileged US teens must find their way home in a cruel landscape that at best doesn't like them, and at worst, actively wants to kill them. And then, of course, there are the secrets the kids are keeping from each other. From third-grade spelling bee champ Alex de Campi (Archie vs Predator, Grindhouse) and Eisner/LA Times Book Award winner Carla Speed McNeil (Finder) comes a highly episodic thriller of teenagers in peril.

Scarlet, Book 1

Brian Michael Bendis - 2010
    Scarlet is the story of a woman pushed to the edge by all that is wrong with the world...A woman who will not back down...A woman who discovers within herself the power to start a modern American revolution!!Collecting: Scarlet 1-5

An Emergency

Aleš Kot - 2014
    This is Zero, and it's where all the action is. Have a seat." —Jonathan Hickman (The Manhattan Projects, East of West)"With Zero, Kot continues to push boundaries of both form and content to stunning and inspiring effect. A new kind of spy thriller written with scope, intelligence and flat out gripping storytelling, Zero is easily one of my favorite reads of the year." —Scott Snyder (Severed, Batman)

The Homeland Directive

Robert Venditti - 2011
    Laura Regan is one of the world's foremost authorities on viral and bacteriological study. Having dedicated her career to halting the spread of infectious disease, she has always considered herself one of the good guys. But when her research partner is murdered and Laura is blamed for the crime, she finds herself at the heart of a vast and deadly conspiracy. Aided by three rogue federal agents who believe the government is behind the frame-up, Laura must evade law enforcement, mercenaries, and a team of cyber-detectives who know more about her life than she does -- all while trying to expose a sinister plot that will impact the lives of every American. Set in the Orwellian present, The Homeland Directive is a modern-day political/medical thriller from Robert Venditti (creator & writer of the New York Times bestselling graphic novel The Surrogates).

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

Stormbreaker: The Graphic Novel

Antony Johnston - 2006
    The Alex Rider adventures are now bestsellers the world over, and the book that started it all, Stormbreaker, is soon to be a major motion picture. Now is your chance to see this book visualized in a brand-new format, with bold, edgy, manga-like illustrations that bring Alex Rider to life in a way not seen before. For existing fans of the series, this graphic novel will be a must-have; for those yet to discover Stormbreaker, this will be the perfect introduction.

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.

James Bond: Felix Leiter

James Robinson - 2017
    But when the mission takes a turn for the worse, he will discover that there are more deadly schemes afoot in Tokyo and beyond! From a top-notch creative team starring James Robinson (Starman, Red Sonja) and Aaron Campbell (The Shadow, Uncanny) comes the Bond spin-off highlighting 007’s American counterpart, blending spy thrills with the dark alleys and darker deeds of crime fiction!This hardcover collects issues 1-6 of James Bond: Felix Leiter and features strikingly moody artwork, original never-before-seen character sketches, the full script to Issue One, and an interview with writer James Robinson!

100 Bullets, Vol. 4: A Foregone Tomorrow

Brian Azzarello - 2002
    But as these self-serving manipulations take place, pieces of the mystery of the Minutemen and the organization that created them start to come together, and we discover to the research and conspiracy theories of Mr. Branch. As more is revealed about the series' main characters, the true meaning and importance of the conflict between Graves and the Trust starts to emerge.

We Are Robin, Volume 1: The Vigilante Business

Lee Bermejo - 2016
    Now, teenagers who want to make a difference are coming together in droves and adopting the “R.” They’re not a gang. They’re not sidekicks. They are Robin. When Duke Thomas is recruited by the mysterious Nest to join teens from all different backgrounds and walks of life in the Robins, he hopes that they can help him find his missing parents. Instead, they find something much more nefarious—an underground conspiracy that threatens to bring down Gotham. Now it’s up to these untrained teen vigilantes to save the city from a mysterious evil force. But being Robin is dangerous. Robins die. Will these new heroes face the same fate?Collecting: We Are Robin #1-6, DC Comics Sneak Peek: We Are Robin #1.

Underground Tp

Jeff Parker - 2010
    A conflict over Stillwater Cave forces two rangers to flee deep under the mountains, first to escape pursuers, and then the most deadliest threat -- the cave itself! This volume collects the critically acclaimed mini-series by Jeff Parker and Steve Lieber and includes extra material including a Wesley Fischer solo story.

Batgirl: Stephanie Brown, Volume 1

Bryan Q. Miller - 2017
    Miller's critically acclaimed run takes Stephanie Brown a.k.a. former Robin, a.k.a. Spoiler, to new heights as Batgirl!Battling both inner and external demons, Stephanie must learn to balance school and crime-fighting or face the wrath of Barbara Gordon! With guest appearences from Batman and Robin and villains like Man-Bat and Clayface, Batgirl must step up to the mantle!Batgirl must battle the Calculator and stop his plan to unleash a nanovirus upon the citizens of Gotham City that will turn them into mindless techno-zombies, enter the FLOOD!Collecting: Batgirl 1-12

Wicked Things #1

John Allison - 2020
    Nineteen year old Charlotte Grote has her whole life ahead of her; headed straight to Oxford and a future as a real detective—until she’s framed for murder! Given the choice between going to jail basically forever or joining the police, Lottie decides to hit the beat, all while trying to find the real murderer. Lottie may have been running rings about the police since her 9th birthday, but she’s never been on this side of the security tape.  Could the future of law enforcement be 5’2” with an extremely strong bangs game?  Yes. Very yes. Collects Wicked Things #1-6.