(W) JOCK (A) JOCK (C) MIKE MAYHEW DC COMICS From high above the sweltering summer streets of Gotham- Batman planned to escort the GCPD as the dangerous metahuman super-villain known as E.M.P. was transferred from a holding cell to his permanent home at Blackgate Prison. E.M.P.’s electrical powers posed a threat- but the situation was in hand—until it wasn’t. Now every light in Gotham is out- the police are in disarray- and a broken- bleeding Batman must fight his way to Blackgate- block by block- dragging E.M.P. behind him. But the dark corners of Gotham hold many surprises…and E.M.P. has many more shocks to deliver before the night is through! One of the most iconic Batman artists of the 21st century- the incomparable Jock (The Batman Who Laughs- Batman: The Black Mirror)- has focused all his storytelling powers on the tale of one very- very dark night in Gotham City. It’s always darkest before the dawn—if it ever comes…
- The definitive “Fear State” collection is here! Gotham City is on the brink of martial law as Batman fights a two-front battle! The Scarecrow is unleashing a devastating attack on the city while the Magistrate have made their move to invade! Gotham City is on the brink of a violent evolutionary path, and the danger level to Batman and his allies reaches a fever pitch! Batman: Fear State Saga collects Batman #112-117; Batman Secret Files: The Gardener #1; Batman Secret Files: Peacekeeper #1; Batman Secret Files: Miracle Molly #1; Batman: Fear State: Alpha #1; and Batman: Fear State: Omega #1!
(W) Stan Lee (A) Steve Ditki (CA) Steve DitkoThis XXL-sized volume collects the classic first 21 stories of the world's favorite web slinger from 1962-64. The most pristine pedigreed comics have been cracked open and photographed for reproduction in close collaboration with Marvel and Certified Guarantee Company. With an in-depth historical essay by Marvel editor Ralph Macchio, original art, rare photographs, and other gems, these 698 pages of wall-crawling wonder will make anyone's spider-sense tingle with anticipation.
DETECTIVE COMICS #1050
TRADE DRESS LIMITED TO 3000 WORLDWIDE
MINIMAL TRADE DRESS LIMITED TO 1500 WORLDWIDE
Published By: DC Comics
It’s the landmark, oversize issue Detective Comics #1050, and some of the biggest names in comics are here to celebrate the Dark Knight! First up in “The Tower” part four, the villainous force keeping Arkham Tower’s patients sedated is at last revealed—and this villain’s return is guaranteed to catch you by surprise! It’s the dramatic conclusion to act one of Mariko Tamaki’s Arkham Tower epic, brought to life by the legendary Ivan Reis! Then, in “House of Gotham” part four, Matthew Rosenberg and Fernando Blanco take us into the seedy underbelly of Gotham’s criminal elite through the lens of the original Robin (Dick Grayson), and reveal what it takes for a young man to survive amongst the deadliest killers in the DCU. It’s a tour de force of Gotham’s vilest villains! Last but not least, making his grand return to the DCU, writer Mark Waid teams with Detective Comics uber-artist Dan Mora to bring you the start of a brand-new day for Batman…and Superman? It’s the world’s finest collaboration that you’ll need to read to believe!