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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Scott Lobdell
Publisher: DC Comics (2012, Aug 7th).
As a part of the acclaimed DC Comics—The New 52 event of September 2011, this new volume of Superboy takes us to the labs of Project N.O.W.H.E.R.E., where the scientists thought he was just an experiment - and a failed one at that! But with the combination of Kryptonian and human DNA, the Clone turns out to be more than just set of data when his stunning powers was revealed.Written by comic industry veteran Scott Lobdell, this new title from the DC Comics—The New 52 lineup follows Superboy as you haven't seen him before! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Geoff Johns
Publisher: DC Comics (2012, Jul 10th).
A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERBatman is not a hero. He is just a man. Fallible, vulnerable, and angry. In a Gotham City where friend and foe are indistinguishable, Bruce Wayne's path toward becoming the Dark Knight is riddled with more obstacles than ever before. Focused on punishing his parents’ true killers, and the corrupt police that allowed them to go free, Bruce Wayne's thirst for vengeance fuels his mad crusade and no one, not even Alfred, can stop him. In the tradition of the #1 New York Times bestselling Superman: Earth One, writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank re-imagine a new mythology for the Dark Knight, where the familiar is no longer the expected in this long-awaited original graphic novel from DC Comics. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Robert Kirkman
Publisher: Image Comics; First Edition edition (2013, Nov 19th).
The world we knew is gone. The world of commerce and frivolous necessity has been replaced by a world of survival and responsibility. An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months society has crumbled: no government, no grocery stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV. In a world ruled by the dead, the survivors are forced to finally start living. Rick. Ezekiel. Gregory. Negan. Each man holds the fate of their community in their hands... and WAR is on the horizon! This volume collects THE WALKING DEAD #109-114, the prelude to ALL OUT WAR-the epic battle that will change the world of THE WALKING DEAD for years to come moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Scott Snyder
Publisher: DC Comics (2013, Nov 19th).
The world has fallen to the Rot! Animal Man, a.k.a. Buddy Baker and Swamp Thing form an uneasy alliance as they find that after facing down the undead forces of Anton Arcane that the world has fallen deep into a decrepit future where the world is consumed into a withering land of decay. The two heroes travel the decimated planet, scrounging up misfit crimefighters, whose appearances and histories have been changed by this new hell-scape. In this volume, Swamp Thing finds unlikely allies in Deadman and Poison Ivy, as he ventures deep into Gotham to find the man who always has all the answers: Batman. But will the Caped Crusader be enough to break Rotworld? New York Times best-selling authors Scott Snyder (BATMAN) and Jeff Lemire (SWEET TOOTH) team-up to conclude a story that began when the New 52 first launched in SWAMP THING VOL. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Grant Morrison
Publisher: DC Comics (2013, May 7th).
A New York Times Best Seller!DC Comics took a bold step and renumbered the longest-running monthly comic, Action Comics, to #1 for the first time since 1938 as part of the DC Comics—The New 52 event.With this renumbering comes a new creative team featuring comics legend Grant Morrison and fan-favorite artist Rag Morales. While Morrison is no stranger to writing the Superman character, having won three Eisner Award's for his work on All-Star Superman, Action Comics will be something new for both old and new readers and present humanity's first encounters with Superman, before he became one of the World's Greatest Super Heroes. Set a few years in the past, it's a bold new take on a classic hero. Superman: Action Comics Vol. 1: Superman and the Men of Steel includes issues 1-8 of the monthly series . moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Andrew Chambliss
Publisher: Dark Horse (2013, Oct 15th).
Rededicated to the Slayer mission, Buffy is reducing the zompire population one by one - until she is ripped from the middle of a battle and transported to LA. The demon Illyria and a mystical council make the Slayer an unwilling recruit in a team formed to take down an increasingly powerful enemy, the Siphon. Having regained his strength after a brutal battle with Buffy, he's back in action, gathering power and endangering whatever remnants of magic linger in the world. Meanwhile, in San Francisco - unbeknownst to Buffy - the loss of magic is hitting closer to home than ever. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Paul Pope
Publisher: First Second (2013, Oct 8th).
The adventure begins in the new graphic novel by comics legend Paul Pope.Monsters roam through Arcopolis, swallowing children into the horrors of their shadowy underworld. Only one man is a match for them - the genius vigilante Haggard West.Unfortunately, Haggard West is dead. Arcopolis is desperate, but when its salvation comes in the form of a twelve-year-old demigod, nobody is more surprised than Battling Boy himself. IT'S TIME TO MEET AN ELECTRIFYING NEW HERO. An NPR Best Book of 2013 moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability