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Richard Stark’s Parker: The Martini Edition
Darwyn Cooke - 2011
It made the New York Times bestseller list and won coveted Eisner and Harvey awards. The second graphic novel, The Outfit, was released last year and was met with similar response, and is currently under consideration for nominations in this year's awards season. The Hunter and The Outfit tell the story of Parker, Richard Stark's classic anti-hero, as he returns to New York to settle the score with his wife and partner in crime after they betray him in a heist gone terribly wrong. After evening the field and reclaiming his prize, the Outfit decide to do some score settling of their own... and learn much too late that when you push a man like Parker, it had better be all the way to the grave.
Postal, Vol. 4
Bryan Edward Hill - 2016
Does everyone deserve redemption? As the FBI tightens its noose around Eden, Mark and his mother Laura must either choose to let one of their own suffer at the hands of revenge, or help him take a stand against his enemies...the Aryan Brotherhood.Collects issues 13 through 16.
Thief of Thieves, Vol. 1: "I Quit."
Robert Kirkman - 2012
There is nothing he can't steal, nothing he can't have... except for the life he left behind. Now with a grown son he hardly knows, and an ex-wife he never stopped loving, Conrad must try to piece together what's left of his life, before the FBI finally catch up to him... but it appears they are the least of his worries.Collects issues #1 - #7!978-1607065920
Unfollow, Vol. 1: 140 Characters
Rob Williams - 2016
Rob Williams (MARTIAN MANHUNTER, THE ROYALS: MASTERS OF WAR) and Michael Dowling (Death Sentence) assemble a cast that includes a young black man trying to get by in St. Louis, an Iranian reporter in need of hope, a retired special forces soldier with a strange sense of purpose, and a thrill-seeking heiress, in this thriller that shows we're all still part of the food chain.Collects UNFOLLOW #1-6.
Batman by Doug Moench & Kelley Jones Vol. 1
Doug Moench - 2014
Freeze, Two-Face and more. These tales by the classic Batman creative team of writer Doug Moench and artist Kelley Jones include guest-appearances by Nightwing, Robin, Deadman and Swamp Thing.Collects BATMAN #515-525, 527-532 and 535-536.
Marvel Knights Black Widow by Grayson & Rucka: The Complete Collection
Devin Grayson - 2018
A former Soviet spy, she defected to the West and became a super hero and Avenger. Natasha has earned a reputation as a consummate professional, coldly efficient and deadly as her namesake. But now, her time as Black Widow may be running out! Yelena Belova is the first student in the history of the Red Room to exceed Natasha's skills - and now she's gunning for the mantle she feels was stolen. And she's determined to put Natasha in the grave! Prepare for a war of the Widows that will rage from the Middle Easts deserts to New York's Upper West Side. And explore the history of the "pale little spider" in a never-before-collected tale!COLLECTING: BLACK WIDOW: THE ITSY-BITSY SPIDER (1999) 1-3, BLACK WIDOW: BREAKDOWN (2001) 1-3, BLACK WIDOW: PALE LITTLE SPIDER 1-3
The Killer, Volume One
Matz - 2000
And yet the longer he waits, the more he thinks he's losing his mind, if not his cool. A brutal, bloody and stylish noir story of a professional assassin lost in a world without a moral compass, this is a case study of a man alone, armed to the teeth and slowly losing his mind.
Declan Shalvey - 2020
Injured and unarmed, the unlikely pair must try to evade their pursuers and survive the desolate bog that has served as burial grounds for unspeakable murder throughout history.Declan Shalvey (Injection, Savage Town) and Gavin Fullerton (Bags) deliver a cold and poignant story of crime, survival, and regret.
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?
Postal, Vol. 2
Matt Hawkins - 2015
Big problems. Mark Shiffron is more than the mailman of Eden, Wyoming. Now he's the problem solver, working with his mother, the Mayor, to keep a town full of criminals from tearing itself apart. As ambition and desire grow within him, Mark uses his unique perspective to try and keep Eden under his mother's control. But can the Mayor keep her son under her control? The second arc of the controversial and unflinching POSTAL once again journeys into the strange darkness of human nature, making one thing clear: every paradise comes at a price. Collects POSTAL #5-8.
Law of the Desert Born: Stories
Louis L'Amour - 1983
In these extraordinary stories, we meet a man who is forced to defend himself by taking another’s life—and must pay for his actions in a most punishing manner; a young thrill-seeker who finally finds a place he can call home, and vows to stay there—regardless of the man who tries to stand in his way; and a drifter who honors a deathbed promise to a stranger by embarking on an unlikely mission of mercy. Complete with revealing author’s notes, the stories in Law of the Desert Born are historically precise, and filled with L’Amour’s trademark humor and adventure. They are nothing less than modern classics of the American West, told by one of the most beloved storytellers of our time.
Criminal: The Deluxe Edition, Vol. 2
Ed Brubaker - 2012
Collecting BAD NIGHT, THE SINNERS and THE LAST OF THE INNOCENT - along with short stories, behind-the-scenes pieces, art and articles, all previously uncollected. COLLECTING: CRIMINAL (2008) 4-7, CRIMINAL: THE SINNERS 1-5, CRIMINAL: THE LAST OF THE INNOCENT 1-4