He was a king without a kingdom. Now Aquaman and his queen, Mera, have retaken Atlantis from their enemies, but to secure the future of their people, an even bigger challenge awaits them: they must win back the trustÑand the heartsÑof the humans whose dry lands have been inundated by threats from the sea time and time again. Even as they settle back into AquamanÕs childhood home of Amnesty Bay, death still lurks in the ocean depths. A creature called Dead Water is threatening to drown humanity in bloodÑand it can strike anywhere a single drop of water can be found. Aquaman must save his kingdom, heal his image and defeat this lethal new foe, but he canÕt do it alone. HeÕll need help from the most unexpected ally of allÉ Aquawoman? Legendary writer Dan Abnett (TITANS, INFINITE CRISIS: FIGHT FOR THE MULTIVERSE) and artist Vicente Cifuentes (BATGIRL, BIRDS OF PREY) launch a brand-new era for the Sea KingÑand introduce a bold new direction for MeraÑin AQUAMAN VOL. 8: OUT OF DARKNESS! Collects issues #49-52 and a special preview of AQUAMAN: REBIRTH #1!
Aquaman's exile may finally be resolved, but it's going to take more than areturn to Atlantis for his constituency to trust him again. It's not going to beeasy. Meanwhile, a lethal enemy can reach anyone through even a drop of waterand is out for the kill. Dead Water seems nearly unstoppable, and Aquaman isgoing to need some help. But who could help with this kind of job? Sounds like agood time for Aquawoman! Collects AQUAMAN #48-53.
Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections
Collects Sub-Mariner (1968) #61-72; Marvel Spotlight (1971) #27. The Sub-Mariners royal bearing and tempestuous attitude have made him a lightning rod for action and excitement since day one. The adventures in store for you here completing the Sub-Mariners original MARVEL AGE series will be no exception to the rule. It begins when Dr. Hydros human-amphibian hybrids attack Atlantis. Namor wins the day, but his people oppose him after he takes in the outcast army. Then, a nerve gas explosion leaves Namor crippled and unable to defend his realm from Orca and an upstart kingdom. Reed Richards will craft a new costume to help him fight again, but nothing will be able to contain the rage of the Savage Sub-Mariner! Also featuring Tales of Atlantis, a backup feature exploring the legends of Atlantis!
Unfolding out of the events of "THRONE OF ATLANTIS" comes a mystery that sends Aquaman to the ends of the Earth to solve an ancient murder--one that will reveal a horrific truth about Arthur Curry and threaten those closest to him today. Also, as the Scavenger compiles more Atlantean weaponry and artifacts, Aquaman enlists the aid of The Others to help find one missing relic in the Southwestern United States before his enemies can get to it and possess untold power. Collects issues #17-19, #21-25 of the monthly series.
Collecting Doctor Strange (1974) #38-46; What If? (1977) #18; Marvel Fanfare (1982) #5. Celebrated writer Chris Claremont turns his magic toward the Master of the Mystic Arts: Doctor Strange! Joined by artistic icon Gene Colan, there's no doubt that the Doctor is in! Together, these creative giants return Baron Mordo to the fore, arming him with the occult secrets of the Vatican and testing Doctor Strange's mystic might. Then, Wong is captured by the Shadowqueen, and Clea and Strange must traverse dimensions and battle the demonic N'Garai to save him! Also featuring a Claremont/Marshall Rogers masterpiece; an alternate world where Doctor Strange is a disciple of the Dread Dormammu; and the1980 all-Doctor Strange Marvel Comics Calendar, illustrated by an amazing array of top artists from Frank Miller to John Byrne!
Chris Claremont weaves complex plots and compelling characterization in our second Ms. Marvel Masterworks, concluding Carol Danvers' original adventures! The highlights are many: Ms. Marvel meets the Avengers for the very first time! Mystique makes her first appearance! A battle with Ronan the Accuser brings Ms. Marvel and Captain Marvel together, and leads to an all-new look for our heroine! COLLECTING: MS. MARVEL (1977) #15-23; MARVEL SUPER-HEROES (1990) #10-11; AVENGERS (1963) #200, AVENGERS ANNUAL (1967) #10 AND MATERIAL FROM AVENGERS (1963) #197-199 AND MARVEL FANFARE (1982) #24.
This book explores how the heroes and villains of popular comic books—and the creators of these icons of our culture—reflect the American experience out of which they sprang, and how they have achieved relevance by adapting to, and perhaps influencing, the evolving American character. * Includes contributions from 70 expert contributors and leading scholars in the field, with some of the entries written with the aid of popular comic book creators themselves * Provides sidebars within each entry that extend readers' understanding of the subject * Offers "Essential Works" and "Further Reading" recommendations * Includes a comprehensive bibliography
A Guide to Programs Currently Available on Video in the Areas Of: Movies/entertainment, General Interest/education, Sports/recreation, Fine Arts, Heal
Author: Thomson Gale
Publisher: Gale Cengage
Category: Performing Arts
From classroom aids to corporate training programs, technical resources to self-help guides, children's features to documentaries, theatrical releases to straight-to-video movies, The Video Source Book continues its comprehensive coverage of the wide universe of video offerings with more than 130,000 complete program listings, encompassing more than 160,000 videos. All listings are arranged alphabetically by title. Each entry provides a description of the program and information on obtaining the title. Six indexes -- alternate title, subject, credits, awards, special formats and program distributors -- help speed research.
A brand-new era begins here! Comics legends Scott Snyder and Jim Cheung launch the Justice League into a cosmos-shaking mystery that will draw out their most terrible foes...in ways our heroes couldn't possibly imagine! The League was forced to make an impossible decision...and now its time to face the consequences! The returning Martian Manhunter struggles to protect the team from an incoming threat that will shatter the world as they know it, while a familiar face strikes out on a dark path... Spinning out of the cataclysmic events of Dark Nights: Metal and the universe-defining No Justice, the core members of the Justice League--Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Flash and more--are finally reunited for an adventure for the ages! One of the most critically acclaimed authors of his generation finally scribes DC's flagship title in Justice League Vol. 1! Collects Justice League #1-7.