by Peter David
About the book: Witness the terrifying future of the Incredible Hulk! Could our hero truly be destined to rule a ravaged world with a gamma fist as the despotic Maestro?! Or will a time-torn Bruce Banner be able to change his own nightmarish fate? One of the greatest Hulk tales ever told fully earns its Epic status! Plus, more adventures with Bruce, Rick Jones and the Pantheon! A monster at Loch Ness - but not the one Hulk went looking for! A showdown with Nick Fury! A royal rumble with Madman! Hulk and She-Hulk double-team the Bi-Beast! Silver Surfer and the Starjammers join the intergalactic Trojan War! And Rick is getting married...if he can survive his bachelor party! COLLECTING: VOLUME 20: INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) 407-419, ANNUAL 20; HULK: FUTURE IMPERFECT 1-2; INCREDIBLE HULK ASHCAN EDITION; MATERIAL FROM MARVEL HOLIDAY SPECIAL 3
by Marvel Comics
About the book: It is a story of the end of the world, and it is not over yet. Roland Deschain is now a man - a man with only one goal in life: to pursue the Man in Black to the end of Mid-World and make him pay for destroying everything dear to him. But is this really a pursuit? Or is the Man in Black luring him into a maze of dead ends and false horizons? Is the collapse of Mid-World already a forgone conclusion? The answer - as always - lies frustratingly at the world's end. And with what John Farson has planned for him, Roland might not make it that far. COLLECTING: THE JOURNEY BEGINS 1-5, THE LITTLE SISTERS OF ELURIA 1-5, THE BATTLE OF TULL 1-5, THE WAY STATION 1-5, THE MAN IN BLACK 1-5, SHEEMIE'S TALE 1-2, EVIL GROUND 1-2, SO FELL LORD PERTH 1
by Joe Hill
About the book: Named a "modern masterpiece" by The A.V. Club, the crticially-acclaimed series Locke & Key takes on new life in a reformatted hardcover collection. The end is here! The Locke & Key Master Edition, Vol. 3 features the fifth and sixth L&K arcs, "Clockworks" and "Alpha & Omega," with all-new cover art and design by co-creator Gabriel Rodriguez.
by Scott Snyder
About the book: After a series of brutal murders rocks Gotham City, Batman begins to realize that perhaps these crimes go far deeper than appearances suggest. As the Caped Crusader begins to unravel this deadly mystery, he discovers a conspiracy going back to his youth and beyond to the origins of the city he's sworn to protect. Could the Court of Owls, once thought to be nothing more than an urban legend, be behind the crime and corruption? Or is Bruce Wayne losing his grip on sanity and falling prey to the pressures of his war on crime?Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's genre-defining, #1 New York Times bestselling story is now available in this oversized Absolute Edition. Collects issues #1-11 of BATMAN, as well as bonus material!
by Dan Abnett,Andy Lanning,Scott Reed
About the book: The War of Kings is over - now the universe must pay the price! A Fault in space-time has ripped open, and the terrifying Cancerverse lies on the other side! To seal the Fault, the cosmos' greatest heroes band together: the Imperial Guard, Inhumans, Nova Corps and Guardians of the Galaxy! New players join the celestial game, like the son of Hulk and the awesome Annihilators. But the Marvel Universe's fate may lie in the hands of one of its greatest villains...Thanos is back in a big way! COLLECTING: REALM OF KINGS 1; REALM OF KINGS: INHUMANS 1-5; REALM OF KINGS: IMPERIAL GUARD 1-5; REALM OF KINGS: SON OF HULK 1-4; NOVA (2007) 29-36; GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2008) 20-25; THANOS IMPERATIVE 1-6, IGNITION, DEVASTATION; ANNIHILATORS 1-4; ANNIHILATORS: EARTHFALL 1-4; THANOS SOURCEBOOK; MATERIAL FROM I AM AN AVENGER 3
by Kilian Plunkett
About the book: The old saying "You can't unbreak an egg" holds true, especially when that egg unleashes an interstellar scourge, the dreaded Alien. But as dangerous and lethal as this species has proven itself time and time again, some men cannot resist the awful gravity of the creatures' potential when merged with human science... and arrogance... and lust for power. But the cold contracts of these deals with the Devil also bring out the best in humanity, and the awful crucible of struggle against this interstellar cancer brings man closer to his neighbors... and to his God.* Aliens Omnibus Volume 3 collects complete story arcs of Rogue by Ian Edginton and Will Simpson, and Labyrinth by Jim Woodring and Kilian Plunkett, and the acclaimed tale "Salvation," written by Dave Gibbons and illustrated by the incomparable Mike Mignola.* Also collects the stories "Advent/Terminus", "Reaper", and "Horror Show".
by Chris Claremont
About the book: John Romita Jr. joins Chris Claremont as the Uncanny X-Men's chart-topping adventures continue! Drama abounds as Cyclops heads off on his honeymoon with Madelyne Pryor, Wolverine's relationship with Mariko takes a turn for the worse, and Kitty Pryde is kidnapped and forced to marry the Morlock Caliban. Meanwhile, Rogue is public enemy number one and anti-mutant sentiment threatens the passage of a law that will strip every mutant in the United States of their rights. There's no shortage of action either: Colossus battles Juggernaut, Mystique and the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants return, Rachel Summers arrives on the scene, and the Dire Wraiths attack. Topped off by Claremont and Barry Windsor-Smith's stunning classic story "Lifedeath" and the Magik miniseries, there's no shortage of mutant masterworks!COLLECTING: UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) 176-188, MAGIK (1983) 1-4, MATERIAL FROM MARVEL FANFARE (1982) 40
by Christopher Priest
About the book: Christopher Priest takes the Black Panther in a whole different direction! With T'Challa gone, who will inherit the mantle? Could it be...the guy with the trenchcoat and guns? Kevin "Kasper" Cole is seeking revenge on the people who hurt his family, and it will bring him into conflict with corrupt New York policemen as well as a brutal hunter. It's the all-new Black Panther versus the White Wolf, as a crime novel in super hero comic form begins - but nothing in a Priest tale is ever black and white. COLLECTING: BLACK PANTHER (1998) 50-56, 59-62; THE CREW 1-7
by John Barber,James Roberts,Nick Roche
About the book: The Lost Light finally reaches the Crystal City while Orion Pax follows a rogue group of Decepticons. Meahwhile, back on Cybertron, violence breaks out in the heart of the city and Prowl looks for someone to blame! Collects "More Than Meets The Eye" #9–13 and the 2012 Annual, "Robots in Disguise" #9–11 and the 2012 Annual, plus the Thundercracker, Bumblebee, and Megatron Spotlight issues.
by Marvel Comics
About the book: It's one of Marvel's most innovative series, now in one complete volume! With international threats on the rise, a council of global powers taps Nick Fury to protect us from Hydra, A.I.M., Baron Strucker and the Yellow Claw! The greatest team in comics, Stan Lee & Jack Kirby, dove into the world of covert ops, mixing Cold War drama with the mighty Marvel manner - but when Steranko took over, he rewrote the entire rulebook. COLLECTING: Strange Tales 135-168, Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. (1968) 1-15, Fantastic Four 21, Tales of Suspense (1959) 78, Marvel Spotlight (1971) 31, Avengers (1963) 72