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Alexandro Jodorowsky Screaming Planet HC
By: Alexandro Jodorowsky, Williams, Ladronn, Various, Travis Charest
As a remnant of a destroyed planet soars aimlessly through space, it inspires inhabitants of different worlds in ways both tragic and awesome. Written by Alexandro Jodorowosky (Metabarons, The Incal). Includes short stories illustrated by J.H. Williams III (Batwoman), Ladronn (The Spirit), and Adi Granov (Iron Man: Extremis). Cover by Travis Charest.
Thor Wolves Of North TPB
By: Mike Perkins
All-new, classic tales of Thor unchained!
In WOLVES OF THE NORTH, Hela lays siege to Asgard, and demon hordes are loose on Earth. Weakened and alone, Thor must strike a dangerous bargain with a mortal woman to launch a last-ditch assault on the forces of death and chaos – as his enemies were hoping he would. Valiant Vikings, grotesque goblins and lascivious ladies – what more could any Thunder God ask for?
In THE TRUTH OF HISTORY, Thor embarks on one of his most epic adventures ever when the God of Thunder and his fellow Asgardians visit Midgard’s ancient Egypt – and leave behind a startling legacy that will change our world forever!
And in THOR ANNUAL #1, Thor finds himself exiled from Asgard. Without his allies at his side, the wounded and isolated God of Thunder discovers time does not heal all wounds – especially when it’s the Egyptian pantheon bearing the grudge! Seth! Grog! The enemies from Thor’s past have returned, and they’re howling for revenge – ready to exploit Thor’s misery and finish him off once and for all.
Doctor Who: The Movie (Special Edition)
Starring Paul McGann
Made to re-launch television’s most famous time traveler, Doctor Who: The Movie is an expensive feature-length episode which attempts to continue the classic series and work as a stand-alone film. Transporting the remains of the Master, Sylvester McCoy’s Seventh Doctor is diverted to San Francisco in 1999. Regenerating in the form of Paul McGann, the Doctor gains a new companion in heart surgeon Dr. Grace Holloway (Daphne Ashbrook) and must stop the Master from destroying the world. All of which might have been fine, had not the most eccentrically British of programs been almost entirely assimilated by the requirements of American network broadcasting. Matthew Jacobs’ screenplay is literally nonsense, dependent on arbitrary, unexplained events while introducing numerous elements that contradict established Doctor Who mythology. The Tardis is re-imagined as a bizarre pre-Raphaelite/Gothic folly, while the Doctor, now half-human, becomes romantically involved with his lady companion. From the West Coast setting to metallic CGI morphing, from the look of Eric Roberts as the Master to a motorcycle/truck freeway chase, director Geoffrey Sax borrows freely from James Cameron’s Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). Doctor Who fans should feel relieved this travesty was not successful enough to lead to a series, though McGann himself does have the potential to make a fine Doctor. –Gary S Dalkin
Fear Itself #2 (of 7)
By: Matt Fraction, Stuart Immonen, Steve McNiven
The Mighty Thor–imprisoned by his own father! As Odin and the Asgardians leave the Earth to fend for itself against the God of Fear, the Avengers and the world’s remaining heroes battle the unstoppable tide of terror! And then–the Serpent’s Hammers fall!
Who are the Worthy? Who shall rise up and join the Serpent as living avatars of his evil? And how can the Avengers respond…to fear itself?
Thor Hero Dyad Flex Fit Cap M/l
The New Era classic-style baseball cap is known by many names: the 59Fifty, the ‘fitted,’ the ‘tight lid.’ Whether it’s on the head of professional baseball players worldwide, or adorning the crown of hip-hop royalty, the 59Fifty is a crucial part of any fashion-minded fanboy.
Now you can show your loyalty to your favorite DC or Marvel heroes with these2-tone branded caps. Just one thing to remember: it’s hard to be balla enough to wear this if you pull off the size sticker!
Taskmaster TPB Unthinkable
By: Fred Van Lente, Jefte Palo, Alex Garner
Written by FRED VAN LENTE Penciled by JEFTE PALO Cover by ALEX GARNER Taskmaster has trained henchmen for every terrorist organization and criminal cartel in the Marvel Universe. So when the rumor starts that he’s turned traitor and now works for Steve Rogers, a billion-dollar bounty is put on his head. Now, every cadre of costumed fanatics – A.I.M., Hydra, Ultimatum, the Sons of the Serpent and more – is looking to collect. Taskmaster must fight hordes upon hordes of his psychopathic students while at the same time uncovering who framed him – which requires him figuring out who he really is! That’s right, the man with the photographic reflexes has no memory of his true identity – and you’ll learn the unexpected truth along with him! The action-packed secret origin comes courtesy of New York Times bestselling writer Fred Van Lente (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and acclaimed artist Jefte Paolo (DOCTOR VOODOO)! Collecting TASKMASTER #1-4 and material from AGE OF HEROES #3. 112 PGS./Rated T+
Robert Fawcett: The Illustrator’s Illustrator
Robert Fawcett who was known by his peers as ‘The illustrator’s illustrator’, is recently chronicled in a book by Auad publishing, a well known publisher for quality books on artists from the turn of the century to the ‘Golden Age of Illustration’. Walt Reed who is a legend in his own time as an artist and a purveyor of famous artists for almost a century was a personal friend of Robert Fawcett wrote the introduction for the book. The book will contain more than a hundred color illustrations and numerous black and white drawings. These are images which have long been out of circulation and are largely unavailable today. Many of the images from the book were made from the originals which have been hidden away for decades by private collectors so the quality will be superior to the images published in magazines decades ago. The book will measure 9X12”, Hardcover with a dust jacket, 182 pages plus a fold-out. Best of all, the 12 Fawcett Sherlock Holmes illustrations will be together in a book for the first time, some taken from the original paintings.
Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep #22 (of 24)
By: Philip K. Dick, Tony Parker, Connor Willumsen
Finally, Rick Deckard crosses paths with J.R. Isidore, the only barrier between Deckard and the last three Nexus-6 androids. Will Isidore give up the ‘friends’ he’s been hiding, and is Deckard prepared to retire his greatest enemy?
The countdown to the last issue continues in the mind-blowing final arc of the Eisner Award-nominated series from Philip K. Dick and acclaimed artist Tony Parker!
They’re Here Already!
WOW! I have never seen two sister books as captivating, inviting and amazing as these! I can’t wait to read them both cover to cover – many times. The images are nothing short of breath taking, you have really done an amazing job… –Anonymous Reader
Hello again, Jim! I’m so glad to hear that you did a Sci-Fi book! As I was looking at the other last night, I thought, I sure hope this guy does one on the ’50s films! –Anonymous Reader
It’s the best 1950′s poster book. REALLY champion! –Anonymous Reader
If you loved the science fiction movies of the 1950s, you will love this book. War of the Worlds, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Attack of the 50 ft. Woman, Creature From the Black Lagoon, and virtually every other great Sci Fi poster from the 1950s is pictured in this book. Not only are they pictured, but in virtually every size known. This book has over 1,500 pictures on 230 full-color pages, all found in one comprehensive, organized location. Never have these posters been assembled in one location before.
Hellraiser Masterworks TPB Vol. 01
By: Barker, Wachowski, & More, Ross, O’niell, More, Alex Ross
Straight from the far reaches of Hell, comes a collection of classic Hellraiser tales that will light your soul on fire! This must-have collection features stories originally published by Marvel Comics – classic spinetinglers for die-hard fans and new readers alike, collecting a host of work form comic luminaries that you will not want to miss! Featuring the work of Clive Barker (Hellraiser), Neil Gaiman (Sandman), Mike Mignola (Hellboy), Alex Ross (Kingdom Come), Kevin O’Neill (League of Extraordinary Gentlemen), and many more!
Moon Knight #1
By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
The wait is over! Moon Knight is here…like you’ve never seen him before!
And we mean NEVER! The Eisner award-winning team of Bendis and Maleev tear into the mythos of Moon Knight with the same verve and derring-do they brought to Daredevil.
A MARVELOUS reinterpretation of one of the most enigmatic characters in Marvel history starts right here!
Jonah Hex No Way Back TPB
By: Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti, Tony Dezuniga
Discover how Jonah Hex’s upbringing transformed him into the justice-thirsty vigilante he became.
Legendary Hex artist Tony DeZuniga returns to illustrate a new, archetypal epic written by the acclaimed HEX team of Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray.
This heartbreaking, brutal original graphic novel is set against the unforgiving landscape of the Wild West and delves into Hex’s painful past.
Doctor Who 4th Doctor Sontaran Experiment Action Figure Set
Imported from the UK!
The Doctor, Sarah Jane, and Harry arrive on a desolate future Earth where they discover a group of astronauts, stranded and the subject of a series of experiments by an unknown alien.
That alien is a Sontaran, Field-Major Styre, who is compiling a report on human physical and mental capabilities. This gift set presents the Fourth Doctor in his duffle coat and hat and Field-Major Styre, along with his Sontaran spacecraft, as seen in the classic Doctor Who storyline, ‘The Sontaran Experiment.’
Conan Volume 10: Iron Shadows in the Moon TPB
By: Timothy Truman, Tomás Giorello, José Villarubia, Cary Nord
On the run from the army of Turan, Conan and fellow fugitive Olivia hide out on a small island in the Vilayet Sea. They soon find themselves stalked by an unseen terror in the jungles and threatened by a group of pirates belonging to the Red Brotherhood, which is led by Conan’s sworn enemy-Sergius of Koth! However, those may be the least of Conan’s concerns, because when the moon rises on this island, the ruins of a lost civilization stir and an ancient, deadly curse awakens! Conan will be pushed to his limits as he and Olivia fight to survive!
* Collects Conan the Cimmerian issues #22-#25, plus the Weight of the Crown one-shot with its MySpace Dark Horse Presents short-story prologue.
* This collection completes the epic Dark Horse series Conan the Cimmerian.
* Features a foreword by series writer Timothy Truman and an afterword by Robert E. Howard biographer and genre writer Mark Finn!
Solomon Kane: Red Shadows #2 (Guy Davis cover)
By: Bruce Jones, Rahsan Ekedal, Dan Jackson, Dave Stewart, Guy Davis
When a dying girl reveals that it’s the despicable Le Loup who has raped and stabbed her, Solomon Kane vows to finally trap and kill this elusive fiend. Le Loup is not an easy man to find, though, and Kane will have to carve, shoot, and burn a path through the criminal mastermind’s murderous minions as he searches for the aloof villain!
* An entirely new creative team takes Solomon Kane into an exciting new era-and all the way to Africa with comic-book titan Bruce Jones at the helm!
* Each issue features two covers.
* Adapts Robert E. Howard’s “Red Shadows” adventure!
Thor Iron Man Prem HC God Complex
By: Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, Scot Eaton, Stephen Segovia
Thor – God of Thunder, Son of Asgard, heir to the ancient and mythic heritage of divine power!
Iron Man – invincible hero, miracle of technology, offspring of scientific genius and engineering wonder!
These two mightiest of Avengers come together to face a menace that is both magical and technological, and which threatens to wipe away the pantheons of legend and science so it can replace them with a shocking new order for the 21st century!
Doctor Who 5th Doctor Resurrection Of the Daleks Action Figure Set
Imported from the UK!
The TARDIS, trapped in a time corridor, brings the Doctor, Tegan, and Turlough to Earth, 1984, where they come across a plot to resurrect Davros, the creator of the Daleks, to give the Daleks an edge in their long and futile war against the Movellans. But Davros is merely a pawn in the plans of others, and that is an affront he cannot tolerate as he pushes the Daleks to the brink of civil war!
This action figure pack, based on the season 21 Doctor Who storyline ‘Resurrection of the Daleks,’ comes with the fifth Doctor, Davros, the Dalek Supreme (black), and a Dalek (gray).
Thor For Asgard HC
By: Robert Rodi, Simone Bianchi
Beginning an epic adventure showcasing the God of Thunder as you’ve never seen him before!
The vassals of Asgard are?in armed revolt…Odin is missing…Balder is dead…and the entire continent is battered by a years-long winter. How can Thor?put the empire back together, especially with his mighty hammer Mjolnir mysteriously denied him?
This title collects
Collecting THOR: FOR ASGARD #1-6.
Doctor Who Magazine #433
Packed with exclusive photos and interviews, Doctor Who Magazine has all the latest news about the new series in 2011, including Neil Gaiman’s highly-anticipated episode; information on spin-offs Torchwood: The New World and The Sarah Jane Adventures; the full-color comic strip continues; behind-the-scenes secrets are revealed in Steven Moffat’s ‘Production Notes’; all the latest audios, books, and DVDs are previewed and reviewed; plus in-depth features and more!
Jinx GN HC Essential Collection
By: Brian Michael Bendis
POWERS co-creator Brian Michael Bendis brings back his Eisner Award-winning crime-comic classic in an all-new collection!
A female bounty hunter, a handsome small-time grifter and his smarmy partner search for a hidden treasure that takes them on a winding trail through the seedy underbelly of Cleveland – a treasure that’s a ticket out of the city and out of ‘the life.’
The treasure hunt propels this character-driven film noir loosely based on the western classic The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.
FOR MATURE READERS.
This title collects
Brightest Day HC Vol. 02
By: Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi, David Finch
Once dead, twelve heroes and villains were resurrected by a white light expelled from deep within the center of the earth. Now, Aquaman, Martian Manhunter, Firestorm, Hawkman, Hawkgirl, Deadman, Jade, Osiris, Hawk, Captain Boomerang and Zoom must discover the mysterious reason behind their return and uncover the secret that binds them all. In this second volumes, which issues #8-16 of the series, find out whether Deadman is truly destined to wield the White Lantern and who the new Aqualad is. Plus, Firestorm’s dueling alter egos take a bizarre journey, while Martian Manhunter returns to Mars to learn about the strange creature that’s stalking him.
DC Comics Presents Son Of Superman #1
By: Howard Chaykin, David Tischman, J. H. Williams Iii, Mick Gray
Reprinting a classic Superman tale featuring the art of J.H. Williams III! Fifteen years after the disappearance of Superman, a teenage Jon Kent awakens one day to learn that not only is he the son of the Man of Steel, but he has suddenly inherited his powers.
Looking to follow in his father’s footsteps, Jon joins a rebel organization that fights against the now completely corrupt U.S. government and their plan for total economic segregation. But by becoming an enemy of the state, the son of Superman instantly becomes a target of the government-run Justice League.
Now in order to live up to the legacy of his father, Jon must defeat corrupted and deviant versions of Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Aquaman, and The Flash.
Doom Patrol #22
By: Keith Giffen, Ron Randall, Matthew Clark
It’s all been building to this! To retake Oolong Island, The Doom Patrol must face a pan-galactic array of foes, old and new alike. Hanging in the balance is the fate of the team, the island – and maybe even the world!
Doctor Who: The Episode Guide (Pocket Essentials)
Doctor Who has seen many ups and downs in its long and colorful history, and this guide tracks all of them. From humble beginnings in November 1963 to its cancellation in 1989 and eventual resurrection in 2005, Doctor Who has always been a quintessential element of sci-fi, and British popular culture. The spine-chilling theme music, the multidimensional Tardis, the evil metallic Daleks, and the ever-changing face of the Doctor himself have become trademarks of the program’s witty, eclectic style. Over the years Doctor Who has embraced such diverse genres as science fiction, horror, westerns, history, romance, adventure, and comedy—but has never strayed from its first and most important remit: telling damn good stories. Eleven Doctors, a multitude of companions, and a veritable cornucopia of monsters and villains: the show has it all. This guide includes sections on TV, radio, cinema, stage, and internet spin-offs; novels and audio adventures; missing episodes; and an extensive website listing and bibliography.
Captain America Forever Allies HC
By: Roger Stern, Lee Weeks
AMERICA’S IN A RACE ACROSS THE WORLD TO SOLVE A MYSERY FROM WORLD WAR II! James ‘Bucky’ Barnes has led many lives. Once he was Captain America’s partner Bucky, a proud member of the Invaders, a founder of the original Young Allies.
Now he is Captain America, the Sentinel of Liberty, and when an old enemy suddenly reappears, Jim must re-open the last, unsolved case of the Young Allies — to stop a menace that threatens the world! Roger Stern (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) travels from World War II with Nick Dragotta (X-MEN FIRST CLASS) to the modern age with Marco Santucci (SIEGE: SPIDER-MAN) to tell a time-tossed epic tale of mystery, intrigue, and high adventure!
This title collects
CAPTAIN AMERICA: FOREVER ALLIES #1-4, YOUNG ALLIES COMICS 70TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #1 and YOUNG ALLIES #1
Green Lantern Super Spectacular #1
By: GEOFF JOHNS, JOHN BROOME, ALAN MOORE, DARWYN COOKE, ETHAN VAN SCIVER, GIL KANE, KEVIN O’NEILL, CARLOS PACHECO, JESUS MERINO
As excitement for the blockbuster Green Lantern movie continues to build, DC Comics collects these GL classics in a new, magazine format Super Spectacular!
Don’t miss ‘Flight,’ by Geoff Johns and Darwyn Cooke from GREEN LANTERN SECRET FILES 2005; ‘Alientated,’ featuring Hector Hammond, from writer Geoff Johns and artist Ethan Van Sciver, from GREEN LANTERN #4; ‘The Secret Origin of The Guardians,’ by John Broome and Gil Kane, pulled from GREEN LANTERN #40; and ‘Tygers,’ starring Abin Sur from GREEN LANTERN CORPS ANNUAL #2 by Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill.
Batman Long Shadows TPB
By: Judd Winnick, J. G. Jones
Can the new Batman maintain his grip on Gotham City’s criminal element? With Bruce Wayne gone in the wake of BATMAN: R.I.P., Dick Grayson – formerly known as both Robin and Nightwing – becomes the new Batman in this new title. And it’s not long before the city’s criminals put him to the test!
With the Penguin intent on becoming Gotham’s new crime kingpin and Two-Face waging a war of his own, how can any hero, let alone one who’s just stepped into his role, stop them? It won’t be easy – especially since he also has to round up a posse of escaped Arkham Asylum inmates.
This title collects
Captain America First Vengeance #1 (of 4)
By: Fred Van Lente, Luke Ross & Neil Edwards, Tbd
The OFFICIAL comics prequel to the Marvel Studios summer blockbuster begins here!
As Captain America, Steve Rogers is the inspiration for millions during the dark days of World War Two — but where did he get his inspiration from? How did he meet his best friend, ‘Bucky’ Barnes? And what set him on the path to becoming the First Avenger?
Tokidoki X Marvel Captain America Knit Beanie
The fourth season of high-fashion apparel pairing classic Marvel characters with the cheerfulness of the tokidoki universe continues to roll through 2011!
Acclaimed artist Simone Legno brings his unique design aesthetic to the Marvel Universe with his Fall 2011 collection, giving the House of Ideas a hip and hot makeover for the 21st-century and the chillier weather of the autumn months. Whether it’s a knit beanie in the style of Captain America’s cowl, hoodies of Thor or Spider-Man, pop art quads of the heroes or villains of the Marvel U, or shirts that feature Marvel favorites like the X-Men or the Hulk, tokidoki x Marvel brings the fun to Marvel’s classic, beloved characters. Smash it up as the Fall 2011 collection ships to customers beginning in time for the turning of the leaves.