Jackson T. Winters is one of the greatest criminal masterminds to ever live, except he's rotting in jail after his last doomed score. But when a filthy rich collector breaks Winters out, he's tasked to put together an elite team of paranormal experts to do the impossible: steal a ghost from a haunted house of horrors! Skybound's horror/crime mash-up is equal parts Ocean's 11 and The Shining, by writer JOSHUA WILLIAMSON (MASKS AND MOBSTERS, Captain Midnight) and artist GORAN SUDZUKA (OUTLAW NATION, Y: The Last Man)! Collects GHOSTED #1-5
Buckaroo, Oregon, has given birth to many infamous serial killers, but the worst was the Nailbiter. And now...is it possible he has a daughter? Could AliceÍs search for the truth about her parentage lead her to the origin of the serial killers? A new tale of bloody horror by creators JOSHUA WILLIAMSON and MIKE HENDERSON! Also collected for the first time, the NAILBITER story from the NAILBITER/HACK/SLASH crossover special! Fans of WYTCHES, OUTCAST, and THE WALKING DEAD will enjoy this thriller drama! Collects NAILBITER #21-25 and the NAILBITER/HACK/SLASH short story.
The period under review covers the years of 1984-87 - nearing the end of the third decade of the Troubles. It will use research and oral contributions from the mid to late 1980s and will show not only how the Provisional IRA (PIRA) grew in financial and logistical strength, but also how the Security Forces (SF) worked hard to contain them. It was also a period where the Republican terror group fully embraced Danny Morrisons mantra: The Armalite and the ballot box as they moved toward a realization that the British military could not be beaten, but that they (PIRA) could at least sit down with them from a position of strength. Thereafter, their intention was not only political agitation, but also to keep up the terror campaign and force the British Government to talk; further to ensure that they the British - accepted that there could only be an impasse (albeit one of continued violence). However, whilst they fought, talked and then fought again, a further 356 people died. This book will cover every major incident of the period - commencing with the ambush of an off-duty UDR soldier, Robert Elliott, through to the shameless bombing of Enniskillen. Significantly, both incidents were at the hands of the Provisional IRA. It will also look at the continued negative interference of the United States and the vast contribution of the Brit-hating Irish-Americans through NORAID, which ensured the killing and the violence would continue.
Editor Roy Thomas' acclaimed magazine Alter Ego first took the world by storm in the 1960s as the premier 'zine about comics. After abandoning it for a two-decade career as a major writer and editor for Marvel and DC Comics, Roy resurrected it in 1999, and this trade paperback collects the first two issues, plus 30 pages of new material! Behind a new JLA Jam Cover by Joe Kubert, George Perez, Dick Giordano, George Tuska, Nick Cardy, Ramona Fradon & Joe Giella, you'll find: Gil Kane, Julius Schartz & Gardner Fox on the creation of the Silver Age Atom! "The Stan Lee Roast" co-starring Sal Buscema, John Romita, Peter David, Chris Claremont, Jim Shooter, et al.! Michael T. Gilbert on Will Eisner's 1966 Spirit story! Roy Thomas, Jerry Ordway & Mike Machlan on creating Infinity, Inc.! Interviews with Larry Lieber, Irwin Hasen & Jack Burnley! Wonder Woman rarities, with art by H.G. Peter! How Marv Wolfman rescued Golden Age art! Plus Robert Kanigher and Bill Schelly on comics fandom, FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck, Mac Raboy & Richard Deane Taylor -- and Kane, Will Eisner, Carmine Infantino, Mike Sekowsky, Murphy Anderson, Dick Dillin, plus all seven of our super-star cover artists!
Daphne Walters moves to Los Angeles and finds that the only ones who can help her find love and live life to the fullest are the ghosts of her new home! In Los Angeles, finding an apartment is killer—unless you live with the dead. Daphne Walters moves to Los Angeles for her boyfriend Ronnie, ready to live her happily ever after. But when happily ever after turns into happily for a month, she’s stuck in a strange city with no friends, family, or prospects for fun. Desperate to escape the lingering ghost of Ronnie’s presence everywhere, Daphne sets out to explore the city—and ends up encountering ghosts of a more literal kind! Rycroft Manor is abandoned, beautiful, and haunted. Will the dead be able to help Daphne find the life she’s been missing in the big city? From GLAAD Award-nominated Sina Grace (Iceman) and illustrator Siobhan Keenan (Jem and the Holograms) comes a story about learning how to make friends, find love, and live life to the fullest with a little help from some friends whose lives didn't end at death. Collects Ghosted In L.A #1-4.
Ghosts. Do you Believe? Sophie Rhodes doesn't have a choice. She's surrounded by them. Desperate to pay the bills, 29-year-old Sophie ignores the advice of her stuffy spirit-friend, Marmaduke Dodsworth, and takes a job with the handsome Dr. Callahan, an optometrist with a desperate situation of his own. The good doctor's problem? He has a spirit-friend as well: one with a fiery crush and a vicious jealous streak. When chemistry starts to brew between Sophie and Dr. Callahan, his green-eyed ghost wreaks some bad-tempered havoc, scaring away his patients and putting Sophie on edge. Will Sophie give up the ghost and quit the new job, or buck up and find a way to rid Dr. Callahan of his pesky specter, freeing their romance to find a life of its own?