New releases out in December. These caught our eye:
Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1
Written by DAN SLOTT with SEAN RYAN &
Penciled by HUMBERTO RAMOS & RAMON PEREZ with BRANDON PETERSON &
Cover by ALEX ROSS
Peter Parker is back! He's got a second chance at life, and he's not
wasting a moment of it. But his old foes Electro and the Black Cat are
back as well, re-energized and madder than ever! And a new revelation
rocks Spider-Man's world: The radioactive spider that granted Peter his
powers bit someone else, too! Who is Silk, and where has she been all
these years? Find out as Peter Parker retakes his life, putting the
"friendly" back in the neighborhood, the "hero" back in "super hero" --
and the "amazing" back in "Spider-Man!" Plus, it's a new chapter in the
story you know by heart! He sought revenge, but found responsibility.
Watch as young Peter Parker takes his first steps toward finding his way
in the world as Spider-Man! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1.1-1.5
& #1-6 and ANNUAL #1.
Daredevil Epic Collection: A Touch of Typhoid
Written by ANN NOCENTI, FABIAN NICIEZA & MIKE BARON
Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR., RON LIM, STEVE DITKO & WHILCE PORTACIO
Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.
How do you solve a problem like Mary? That's Typhoid Mary, the lethally
seductive assassin unleashed by the Kingpin in his campaign to break
Matt Murdock. She's a "love-maker and a man-hater" with multiple
personalities -- including one to target Matt, and another with her
sights set on Daredevil! Under attack from both sides, the champion of
Hell's Kitchen may be powerless to resist! Then, DD dances with demons
when INFERNO rages in Manhattan, and his old life will be left in ashes.
And everything goes to hell when the 'Devil locks horns with Mephisto!
See both sides as Daredevil clashes with the Punisher, and meet the dark
soul known as Blackheart! Will the Man Without Fear be left as a Man
Without Hope? Collecting DAREDEVIL (1964) #253-270 and PUNISHER (1987)
Marvel Universe by John Byrne Omnibus
Written by BILL MANTLO, CHRIS CLAREMONT, JIM SHOOTER, DAVID MICHELINIE,
STEVEN GRANT, MARK GRUENWALD, ROGER STERN, JOHN BYRNE, STAN LEE &
Penciled by JOHN BYRNE
Cover by JOHN BYRNE
He's one of the most successful comic creators in history, known for
epic stints on FANTASTIC FOUR, UNCANNY X-MEN, ALPHA FLIGHT and more!
Now, savor John Byrne's wider influence on the Marvel Universe in this
collection of shorter -- but no less classic -- runs on top-tier
characters! Enjoy Byrne's definitive takes on icons like Captain
America, the Hulk, the Avengers, Wolverine and the Silver Surfer, as
well as Black Widow and her fellow Champions! Plus: Watch as Byrne helps
build the legend of Star-Lord, unite Luke Cage and Iron Fist, and
introduce an astonishing new Ant-Man! Collecting CHAMPIONS #11-15,
MARVEL PREVIEW #11, AVENGERS (1963) #164-166 and #181-191, POWER MAN
#48-50, MARVEL PREMIERE #47-48, CAPTAIN AMERICA (1968) #247-255, SILVER
SURFER (1982) #1, INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) #314-319, WOLVERINE (1988)
#17-23, and material from MARVEL FANFARE (1982) #29.
S.H.I.E.L.D. 50th Anniversary
Written by KATHRYN IMMONEN, JODY HOUSER, DAVID F. WALKER, PATRICK
KINDLON, CHELSEA CAIN, MATTHEW ROSENBERG & STAN LEE
Penciled by RICH ELLIS, LUKE ROSS, JOELLE JONES, LEE FERGUSON, DANIEL
WARREN JOHNSON & JACK KIRBY
Cover by MIKE DEODATO
Celebrate the 50th birthday of the world's premier peacekeeping force
with solo spotlights on its most secretive agents! Journey into the past
and see Peggy Carter targeted by S.H.I.E.L.D.! Agent May makes like the
cavalry when a training exercise goes wrong -- while Mockingbird roars,
rampages and seeks bloody satisfaction. Daisy "Skye" Johnson faces an
Inhuman family reunion that will make you quake! And in a mission five
decades in the making, the present-day Nick Fury teams up with his
father -- will they see eyepatch-to-eyepatch? Plus: the classic first
appearance of Nick Fury Sr., as he fights Nazis alongside his World War
II allies the Howling Commandos! Collecting AGENT CARTER: S.H.I.E.L.D.
50TH ANNIVERSARY #1, AGENT MAY: S.H.I.E.L.D. 50TH ANNIVERSARY #1, FURY:
S.H.I.E.L.D. 50TH ANNIVERSARY #1, MOCKINGBIRD: S.H.I.E.L.D. 50TH
ANNIVERSARY #1, QUAKE: S.H.I.E.L.D. 50TH ANNIVERSARY #1, SGT. FURY AND
HIS HOWLING COMMANDOS (1963) #1, BATTLE SCARS #6 and material from
STRANGE TALES (1951) #135.
X-Men Epic Collection: The Gift
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT, JO DUFFY & DAVE COCKRUM
Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR., BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH, STEVE LEIALOHA, PAUL
SMITH & DAVE COCKRUM
Cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR.
Swords and sorcery, mutant style! Finding themselves in the middle of a
barbarian nightmare, can the X-Men, Avengers and Spider-Man restore the
world? Things are no less mystical for the X-Men and Alpha Flight when
the trickster god Loki offers a gift to the people of Earth -- but, big
surprise, it comes with a price! And blade in hand, Nightcrawler
swashbuckles his way through an other-dimensional solo adventure! Enough
fantasy for you? How about sci-fi, courtesy of Lockheed the Space
Dragon and the time-tossed future Sentinel known as Nimrod? And for fans
of good, old-fashioned super heroics, Power Pack meets Wolverine -- and
the Juggernaut's back in town! Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN (1981)
#189-198, X-MEN ANNUAL (1970) #8, X-MEN AND ALPHA FLIGHT (1985) #1-2 and
NIGHTCRAWLER (1985) #1-4.
Batman & Superman in World's Finest: The Golden Age Omnibus Vol. 1
Written by EDMOND HAMILTON and others
Art by CURT SWAN, DICK SPRANG and others
Cover by DARWYN COOKE
Superman and Batman team up in these stories that guest-star Robin, Lois
Lane, Lex Luthor and The Joker! Collects stories from SUPERMAN #76 and
WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #71-96.
Walt Disney's Donald Duck: The Daily Newspaper Comics Volume 2
The early Donald Duck daily strips are collected for the first time
ever! This second volume includes 750 sequential daily comic strips from
1940 to 1942 drawn by Al Taliaferro and written by Bob Karp, and
reproduced from pristine original material in the Disney Vaults!