J. Michael Straczynski, Len Wein, John Higgins & Adam Hughes For Dr. Manhattan, past, present, and future are one and the same. But as he observes the events of his life, do they remain the same? Or are they changed? The very fact of his existence may have altered the nature of what will or will not be…
Brian Azzarello, Len Wein, John Higgins & J.G. Jones What happens when you find out the whole world is a joke? You become the Comedian. Writer Brian Azzarello teams with artist J.G. Jones to explore the mad mind of one of WATCHMEN's darkest characters. NOTE: This series contains material suggested for mature readers.
Brian Azzarello, Len Wein, John Higgins & J.G. Jones Eddie finds himself as an American "advisor" in the early days of the Vietnam War. But he's more interested in stirring the pot than standing on the sidelines. NOTE: This series contains material suggested for mature readers.
Brian Azzarello, Len Wein, John Higgins & J.G. Jones The Comedian is just back from his first adventure in Vietnam and finds himself in the midst of the L.A. Watts riots. He handles the situation with his usual "subtle" approach in this sure-to-be controversial issue. NOTE: This series contains material suggested for mature readers.
Len Wein, Jae Lee & John Higgins How does one go from the son of immigrant parents to becoming the world’s smartest man? Adrian Veidt begins the journey, both spiritual and
physical, that will one day make him one of the most pivotal players in the world-changing events of WATCHMEN.
J. Michael Straczynski, Len Wein, John Higgins, Andy Kubert & Joe Kubert When the original Nite Owl Hollis Mason retires, who will answer the call to take his place? Writer J. Michael Straczynski and artists Joe and Andy Kubert team to assemble the tale of tech-wizard Dan Dreiberg--the man who would carry the mantle of one of the world's greatest heroes. NOTE: This series contains material suggested for mature readers.
Len Wein, Jae Lee & John Higgins Adrian Veidt has returned to New York City and he’s taking the underworld by storm as the new costumed hero, Ozymandias. Veidt continues his quest to save the world—or destroy it!
J. Michael Straczynski, Len Wein, John Higgins, Andy Kubert & Joe Kubert Nite Owl and Rorschach have barely begun their crime fighting partnership, but things are already falling apart. Plus, enter the Twilight Lady! NOTE: This series contains material suggested for mature readers.
Neal Adams, Dennis O'Neil, Dick Giordano & Len Wein The extra-sized final volume collecting Neal Adams's acclaimed covers and stories featuring the Dark Knight! This volume includes material from BATMAN #232, #234, #237, #243-245 and #251, featuring Two-Face, the Joker, and more members of Batman's famed Rogues Gallery. Plus, two never-before- reprinted stories done for Peter Pan records and a sketchbook section showcasing Adams' advertising and custom comics work with the Caped Crusader!
Neal Adams, Dennis O'Neil, Dick Giordano, Marv Wolfman, Mike Friedrich, Frank Robbins & Len Wein Over the years, many artists have contributed to the look of one of the most iconic characters in popular culture: Batman. The most influential and popular may be Neal Adams, who in the late 1960s put the Dark Knight back in the shadows and updated his image for a new generation of fans.
Now, for the first time, all of Neal Adams's Batman work, covers and stories, will be chronologically collected. This second volume, featuring Adams's contributions from 1967-1969, shows the process of introduction, adaptation, and innovation that the young artist brought to this legendary crime fighter. Along the way, Adams also displays his interpretations of many other DC fixtures, including Enemy Ace and the House of Mystery, as well as his signature character, Deadman.
Collects BATMAN 217, 220-222, 224-227, 229-231, THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD 86, 88-90, 93, 95, DETECTIVE COMICS 394-403, 405-311, WORLD'S FINEST 199, 200, 202
J. Michael Straczynski, Len Wein, John Higgins, Andy Kubert, Joe Kubert & Bill Sienkiewicz The rift with Rorschach widens as Nite Owl grows closer to the mysterious and deadly Twilight Lady. Meanwhile, a stone-cold killer continues to terrorize New York City. Find out what connects these events! NOTE: This series contains material suggested for mature readers.
Paul Levitz, Len Wein, Gerry Conway, James Sherman, Joe Staton, Jim Starlin & Dick Dillin War is on the horizon as Legion members Wildfire, Dawnstar, Mon-El and Ultra Boy are called to Weber’s World, the 30th century’s diplomatic headquarters, on a mission to protect a peace forum between two rival galactic federations, the United Planets and the Dominators. But before the Dominators can even arrive, danger and suspicion take over the conference. A war between the federations could tear apart the universe, but what can four lone Legionnaires do to prevent it? Meanwhile, as our heroes traverse far-flung planets to prevent intergalactic war, the Legion of Substitute Heroes must rise up to protect the Earth from a deadly Khund invasion! From creators including Paul Levitz, Gerry Conway, Joe Staton, James Sherman and Steve Ditko, this volume features the full Earthwar saga, the return of Mordu, the debut of the League of Super-Assassins and more! Collects Superboy and the Legion Of Super-Heroes #241-258 and DC Comics Presents #13-14.
George Pérez & Len Wein Once upon a time, the world’s greatest heroine was reimagined by a comic book legend.
More than 40 years after debuting in ALL STAR COMICS #8, Wonder Woman was reshaped by legendary comics creator George Pérez and returned to the public eye in 1986. This updated Amazonian Princess met with such acclaim that Pérez’s original six-month commitment to the title was extended—and extended—until nearly five years had passed. Working with co-writer Len Wein and a host of talented inkers (including Bob McLeod, Dick Giordano, Bruce Patterson and Bob Smith), Pérez brought Wonder Woman to a new generation of readers—and to unprecedented levels of success.
Now these groundbreaking stories are available in an all-new trade paperback edition. Collecting WONDER WOMAN #15-24 and WONDER WOMAN ANNUAL #1, this second volume in the series also includes a special gallery of archival art and information.
Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Brian Azzarello, Jerry Siegel, Bill Finger, Len Wein, John Byrne, Curt Swan, Frank Quitely, Lee Bermejo, Doug Mahnke, Dick Sprang & Joe Shuster An unprecedented celebration of the world’s ultimate super-villain, featuring work from comics legends Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, Bill Finger, Curt Swan, Dick Sprang, Len Wein, John Byrne, Brian Azzarello, Lee Bermejo, Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely, Geoff Johns, Doug Mahnke and more. For 75 years, super-villain Lex Luthor has dedicated his life to ridding Earth of the menace that is Superman. Though just an ordinary man, Luthor’s superior intelligence and cunning are power enough to make him the ultimate match for the Man of Steel. From mad scientist to corrupt business tycoon to President of the United States, Superman’s greatest nemesis has been reinvented time and again, as for three-quarters of a century the two rivals have continued their ultimate matchup of brains versus brawn!
Len Wein & Jae Lee The dots are in place and the connections are moving at rapid pace. Unfortunately for the Comedian and Moloch, they’ll never keep up with the smartest man alive. Featuring cameo appearances by a certain pirate comic writer and an artist obsessed with monsters.
George Pérez & Len Wein Once upon a time, the world’s greatest heroine was reimagined by a comic book legend.
More than forty years after debuting in ALL STAR COMICS #8, the Wonder Woman was reshaped by the legendary George Pérez and returned to the public eye in 1986. She was met with such acclaim that Pérez’s original commitment of six months was extended, and extended, until almost five years had passed. In collaboration with co-writer Len Wein and inker Bruce Patterson, Pérez spearheaded Wonder Woman’s adventures for years, leading her to an unprecedented level of success.
Now these groundbreaking tales are available in the first of a series of eBooks, collecting WONDER WOMAN #1-14 with bonus material including a Who’s Who of Wonder Woman’s world and an art gallery.
Len Wein & Bernie Wrightson While working on a restorative formula that can make forests out of deserts in the Louisiana swamps, scientist Alec Holland is killed by a bomb set off by Mr. E., who wants the formula. Shortly thereafter, a humanoid plant being rises from the swamp—the Swamp Thing!
Len Wein & George Pérez Murdermek, a death droid weapon, is sent back to Metropolis during Superman's time. OMAC, the one-man army corps, travels back to that time, too, to help Superman in "The Once and Future War."
Len Wein, John Higgins, Jae Lee & Steve Rude Discover what happened before WATCHMEN. The team of legendary writer Len Wein and acclaimed artist Jae Lee--in his first DC Comics' work in nearly a decade--delve into the mind of the smartest man in the world: Ozymandias. How does one go from the son of immigrant parents to becoming the world's smartest man? Adrian Veidt begins his journey, both spiritual and physical, that will one day make him one of the most pivotal players in the world-changing events of WATCHMEN.
Collects BEFORE WATCHMEN: OZYMANDIAS #1-6, "Curse of the Crimson Corsair."
Len Wein, Joe Prado & José Luis García-López During the original Batman television series run, legendary writer Harlan Ellison turned in an outline for a story that would have introduced Two-Face. The story never made it to air, and Two-Face never entered the TV show's Rogues Gallery—until now! "The Two-Way Crimes of Two-Face" is adapted to comics by two comic book legends: writer Len Wein and artist José Luis Garcia-Lopez.
Amanda Conner, Darwyn Cooke, Len Wein & John Higgins Laurie Juspeczyk has made the break from her suffocating mother, the original Silk Spectre, and has taken off for San Francisco—with her first love in tow. She may think she’s ready to be a hero, but does she have the first clue what she’s in for? Or was her mother right all along?
Len Wein & Jim Aparo These tales from the 1970s are written by Len Wein, co-creator of Swamp Thing and Wolverine and writer of BEFORE WATCHMEN: OZYMANDIAS. In this new hardcover, Batman battles the villainy of The Joker, The Riddler, Catwoman, Mr. Freeze, Ra's al Ghul and many others.
Collects Detective Comics #408, #444-448, #466, #478-479, #500,
#514, Batman #307-310, #312-319, #321-324, #326-327, World's Finest Comics #207, DC Retroactive Batman - The 70s, Untold Legends of the Batman #1-3, Batman Black and White #5.
Amanda Conner, Darwyn Cooke, Len Wein & John Higgins Laurie’s on the worst trip of her life—dosed against her will by a counterculture guru with a criminal agenda! What’s worse, her beloved new friends can’t seem to see the dark future they’re barreling straight into.
Len Wein & Kelley Jones Swamp Thing returns in an all-new series written by his co-creator, legendary writer Len Wein! Swamp Thing has received an ominous warning, and now he finds himself under attack from the forces of dark magic. These are more than just your average monsters-and there’s something much worse looming on the horizon for Alec Holland!
Len Wein, Mike Friedrich, Neal Adams, Nick Cardy, Dick Dillin, Joe Giella & Dick Giordano A thrilling new collection featuring the next round of JLA/JSA team-ups, with a stunning cover by Alex Ross! This volume reprints JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #91-92, 100-102, 107-108, and 113; featuring the legendary search through time for the Seven Soldiers of Victory, the discovery of Earth-X and the Freedom Fighters, and the final fate of Sandman's partner Sandy! Plus, an introduction by Len Wein.
José Luis García-López, Martin Pasko, Gerry Conway, David Michelinie, Len Wein & Elliot S! Maggin In these tales illustrated by master comics artist Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Superman battles Wonder Woman, Lex Luthor, Solomon Grundy, and teams up with Supergirl, The Flash, Adam Strange, the Metal Men and Firestorm. These tales, many of which have never been collected before, are spotlights for Garcia-Lopez's powerful artwork.
Len Wein, Tom King, Jason Fabok & Kelley Jones Tom King and Jason Fabok pay tribute to the legendary creators of Swamp Thing, writer Len Wein and artist Bernie Wrightson, as they join forces for an earth-shattering Swamp Thing passion project! In this new, squarebound one-shot, Swamp Thing is out of his element as he shepherds a lost boy through a blinding blizzard and other hazards of a strange, frozen tundra. In this touching and harrowing tale of survival, the pair must navigate countless threats throughout a bewildering terrain—with a bloodthirsty snow monster hot on their heels. But how long can they rely on each other? Separated from the Green and stripped of his powers in this dead world, Swamp Thing struggles to fight for their lives and deliver the boy to safety. Disoriented and decaying, Swamp Thing’s fading understanding of his surroundings forces the duo to confront their desperation and uncover the true identity of the snow monster that hunts them. In addition, this special features the final Swamp Thing story from the monster’s co-creator, Len Wein. Originally intended as the start of a new series, it is presented here both in its original script form and with art by Kelley Jones.
Jerry Ordway, Len Wein, Dan Abnett, Justin Gray, Ben Caldwell, Denys Cowan, Tom Derenick, Jim Fern, John Trevor Scott & Bill Sienkiewicz A CONVERGENCE tie-in graphic novel, starring heroes from CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS—and RED SON! Once, there were infinite Earths. Then there came a Crisis…a Zero Hour…a Flashpoint. Worlds lived. Worlds died. But some worlds must now fight for their future—in the Convergence! The evil alien intelligence known as Brainiac has stolen 50 doomed cities from throughout time and space and sealed them behind impenetrable domes. Now, after a year, the domes will come down—and the heroes and villains of 50 dead worlds must battle to be the last one standing! In this volume: ACTION COMICS: The Superman and Power Girl of Earth-2 must stand together against the Wonder Woman of a different Earth entirely: the totalitarian world of Red Son! DETECTIVE COMICS: Dick Grayson and Helena Wayne—Robin and the Huntress—battle for the Batman’s legacy against Red Son’s Soviet Superman…and each other! JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA: Earth-2’s original heroes regain their youth to fight the antimatter universe’s Weaponers of Qward—but at what cost? INFINITY INC.: To save their world, Earth-2’s young heroes must defeat a man who’s already survived the end of his own: the post-apocalyptic Jonah Hex! WORLD’S FINEST: As the Seven Soldiers of Victory ride to war against the Weaponers of Qward, cartoonist Scribbly Jibbet must tell their tale…or die trying! The heroes and villains of one of comics’ most beloved worlds—the pre-Crisis Earth-2—take on characters from the acclaimed Elseworlds tale RED SON and more in CONVERGENCE: INFINITE EARTHS BOOK 1!
Len Wein, John Ostrander & John Byrne In the aftermath of the Crisis, experience the first major crossover after CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS with veteran writers John Ostrander (SUICIDE SQUAD) and Len Wein (SWAMP THING), along with superstar artists John Byrne (SUPERMAN) and Karl Kesel (HARLEY QUINN)! Out of the ashes of the greatest interdimensional holocaust comes a new generation of superheroes: Wonder Woman, the Suicide Squad, the Flash, and the all-new Justice League! But first they must take on a fight to the finish with the deadly minions of Darkseid the Destroyer in order to earn the right to join Superman, Batman, Captain Marvel, and Green Lantern as the mightiest heroes of modern times. This is the story of…Legends! Collects LEGENDS #1-6.
Len Wein & Kelley Jones STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! Once, there were infinite Earths. Then there came a Crisis…a Zero Hour…a Flashpoint. Worlds lived. Worlds died. But some worlds must now fight for their future—in the Convergence! The evil alien intelligence known as Brainiac has stolen 50 doomed cities from places throughout time and space and sealed them behind impenetrable domes. Now, after a year, the domes will come down—and the heroes and villains of 50 dead worlds must battle to be the last one standing! In this volume: WONDER WOMAN: Diana Prince must defend Gotham City against vampire versions of Batman’s archenemies Poison Ivy, Catwoman and the Joker from the world of Red Rain! SWAMP THING: Sealed away from the power of the Green for a year, Alec Holland must regain his strength and defeat the Darkest Knight of all, vampire Batman! THE FLASH: Barry Allen, the key to the Crisis itself, must race to defeat the godlike tyrant of the Tangent Universe—Superman! NEW TEEN TITANS: The greatest Titans team in the history of the Multiverse squares off against the Tangent Universe’s deadly Doom Patrol! JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: It’s up to the Elongated Man to lead the second-string heroes of the Detroit Justice League and repel the invasion of the Tangent Universe’s Secret Six! The most iconic heroes of the CRISIS era fight the twisted heroes of two of the most popular Elseworlds universes in CONVERGENCE: CRISIS BOOK TWO!
Len Wein, Greg Potter & George Pérez The Amazon Princess known as Diana--a.k.a. Wonder Woman--comes to the "Man's World" to defeat the God of War Ares. But there are now other threats lurking in the darkness... including the deadly Cheetah, who will stop at nothing to posess Wonder Woman's precious lasso of truth! Diana of Themyscira faces foes from all fronts in this dynamic graphic novel by comics legends George Pérez and Len Wein!
Jeff Parker, Harlan Ellison, Len Wein, Mike W. Barr, José Luis García-López, Michael Avon Oeming & Rubén Procopio All-new adventures inspired by the classic Batman television series, including science fiction icon Harlan Ellison’s outline for the series’ “lost episode”-adapted by legendary scribe Len Wein and artist Jose-Luis Garcia Lopez! BEHOLD! King Tut, the foul pharaoh whose vile virus transforms the fair citizens of Gotham City into subservient zombies! BEWARE! The Archer, a robbin’ hood aiming to relieve Gotham City’s fine police force of its crime-fighting arsenal! BOUNDLESS! The unabridged evil of the Bookworm, and a mystical manuscript that could spell the end of Batgirl! BLIMEY! Londinium’s Lord Ffogg and his mind-altering mist give gas-lit Gotham a gloomy forecast: cloudy with a chance of pain! BESMIRCHED! The good names of Batman and Robin, reduced to a punch line by Gotham City’s new “stand-up” hero…the Joker?! BE AFRAID! In the Land of the Rising Sun, will Batman and Batgirl fall to the lethal lunacy of Lord Death Man?! BIPOLARIZING! The Dynamic Duo, doubled up by the dualistic misdeeds of the coin-tossing Two-Face?! But wait-the BEST is yet to come in BATMAN ’66, VOL. 4! Crusading creations by Jeff Parker, Tom Peyer, Rob Williams, Scott Kowalchuk, Dave Bullock, Richard Case, Leonardo Romero, Ruben Procopio and Sandy Jarrell. Collects BATMAN ’66 #17-22 and BATMAN ’66: THE LOST EPISODE #1.
Len Wein, George Pérez & Joe Kubert This sensational history of the DC Universe is told from the dawn of superheroes during World War II through to the present day starring Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, the Justice League of America, the Teen Titans and many, many more.
Acclaimed writer Len Wein tells the DC Universe’s epic history in this graphic novel spanning five generations of heroes, from the dawn of the Mystery Men before World War II through the present day, starring heroes including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, the Justice League of America, the Teen Titans and more.
This sensational volume features spectacular art by Scott Kolins, Brian Bolland, George Pérez, Joe Kubert, Andy Kubert, J.G. Jones and J.H. Williams III.
This volume collects issues #1-10 of the original miniseries.
Gardner Fox, Julius Schwartz, Len Wein, Carmine Infantino, Irwin Hasen & Alex Toth After the beginnings of the annual get-together betwen the JLA and JSA, a silent alarm is triggered inside Sandman's old lab.
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Michael Green, Len Wein, Mike Johnson, Francis Manapul, Matthew Clark, Rags Morales, Whilce Portacio, Rafael Albuquerque, Ed Benes & Ian Churchill Gotham’s masked protector, Batman, has trained extensively to become a feared caped crusader. His Kryptonian friend Superman was born with superhuman abilities that Earth-born humans could never dream of. Together they are the World’s Finest. When the Silver Banshee attacks Superman, her sonic scream nearly kills the Man of Steel. Mysteriously, his superhuman powers are transferred to Batman, leaving Superman weak and vulnerable. But the Banshee’s devastating attack did more than just gift Batman with Superman’s powers: it also lit a fire of jealousy in the Dark Knight, who vows to keep Superman’s abilities forever. Will Batman succumb to his mad desire to stay superhuman? Can Superman stop Batman without the use of his extraordinary gifts? Writers Michael Green and Mike Johnson (SUPERGIRL) and artist Rags Morales (IDENTITY CRISIS) bring you one of the darkest struggles Superman and Batman have ever faced. SUPERMAN/BATMAN VOLUME 5 collects the classic series SUPERMAN/BATMAN #50-63 and SUPERMAN/BATMAN ANNUAL #3.
Len Wein & Jim Starlin Superman battles the intergalactic conqueror known as Mongul in these tales from the late 1970s and early 1980s. Introduced as a physical challenge to the Man of Steel, Mongul appeared in stories that guest-starred Wonder Woman, Batman, Supergirl and others. This collection includes the classic tale "For the Man Who Has Everything," by the WATCHMEN team of writer Alan Moore and artist Dave Gibbons.
This volume collects DC COMICS PRESENTS #27-28, #36 and #43 and SUPERMAN ANNUAL #11.
Len Wein & Kelley Jones STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! The dome has cut off all the heroes from their powers – but what happens when Swamp Thing is cut off from his life source in The Green?
Dennis O'Neil, Len Wein, Cary Bates, Elliot S! Maggin, John Byrne, Paul Kupperberg, Marv Wolfman, Mike Mignola, Dave Cockrum, Marshall Rogers & Howard Chaykin One lone survivor of Krypton became the greatest hero in the universe—Superman. But before its destruction, the Man of Steel’s birthplace was home to legions of heroes and heretics who molded their society into the technological wonderland it would become. Take a look into the time before there was a Superman and walk with his ancestors to uncover the tales of their lost civilization! From some of the industry’s greatest creators come the life and times of Jor-El, father of Superman; the story of a forbidden love that would ignite a civil war and lead to the eventual destruction of the entire planet; and the Kryptonian legends that defined their history. Collects WORLD OF KRYPTON VOL. 1 #1-3 and THE WORLD OF KRYPTON VOL. 2 #1-4, with stories from SUPERMAN #233, #236, #238, #240, #248, #257, #266, and SUPERMAN FAMILY # 182
Len Wein, Bill Finger, Gardner Fox, Bob Rozakis, Alvin Schwartz, France Herron, Neal Adams, Carmine Infantino, Bob Kane, Sheldon Moldoff & Jim Mooney Featuring the 20-page "Moon of the Wolf" story... Batman faces a most unbelievable foe!
Len Wein & Denys Cowan STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! Helena Wayne and Dick Grayson attempt to keep Bruce Wayne’s memory alive as they come to blows with the powerful Superman Red Son characters!
Alan Moore, Stephen R. Bissette, John Totleben, Shawn McManus, Ron Randall, Len Wein, Rick Veitch & Bernie Wrightson Created out of the Swamp by a freak accident, Swamp Thing is an elemental creature who uses the forces of nature and wisdom of the plant kingdom to fight the polluted world's self-destruction. Alan Moore took the Swamp Thing to new heights in the 1980s with his unique narrative approach. His provocative and groundbreaking writing, combined with masterly artwork by some of the medium's top artists, made SWAMP THING one of the great comics of the late twentieth century.
In this second collection, The Swamp Thing says goodbye to the illusion of his own humanity after learning that he is 100% plant, meets a crew of benevolent alien invaders inspired by the classic comic strip Pogo (also set in the swamp), and consummates his relationship with Abigail Arcane as only he could.