Comic Book New Releases February 21
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1st printing. Story and art by Eric Haven. Compulsive Comics collects the very best of Eric Haven's inverted-comic book-consciousness and genre-bending short stories. Includes the controversial story "I Killed Dan Clowes," where the main character fatally hits acclaimed graphic novelist Daniel Clowes and then immediately goes on to accidentally kill another fan favorite, Adrian Tomine. Haven's surrealist, self-reflexive, and superbly rendered comics surprise at every turn and showcase an inherent joy for the comics medium. Softcover, 6-in.x 9-in., 124 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $19.99.
1st printing. Collects material from Secret Origins (1986-1990 2nd Series) #36, Secret Origins Special (1989), Wednesday Comics (2009 DC Comics) #1-12, Batman (1940-2011) #686, Detective Comics (1937-2011 1st Series) #853 and Green Lantern/Superman: Legends of the Green Flame (2000).
Written by Neil Gaiman. Art by Mark Buckingham, Bernie Mireault, Matt Wagner, Michael Allred, Andy Kubert, Scott Williams, Eddie Campbell, Terry Austin, John Totleben, Eric Shanower, Arthur Adams, Jim Aparo, Kevin Nowlan, and Jason Little. Cover by Andy Kubert.
New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman's tales of DC's greatest superheroes are collected in a new trade paperback. Gaiman, co-creator of THE SANDMAN and author of American Gods, teams with superstar artist Andy Kubert to tell the story that truly defines the years of Batman's life in the epic "Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?" Also included are stories starring Batman, Poison Ivy, The Riddler, Metamorpho and others.
Softcover, 224 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.
1st printing. Collects Marvel Legacy (2017), MARVEL LEGACY PRIMER PAGES and FOOM MAGAZINE (2017).
Written by Jason Aaron. Art by Esad Ribic, Steve McNiven, Russell Dauterman, Chris Samnee, Alex Maleev, Stuart Immonen, Pepe Larraz, Jim Cheung, Daniel Acuna, Greg Land and Ed McGuinness. Cover by Joe Quesada.
Celebrate the Marvel Legacy as we enter a brave new era! It begins at the dawn of the human race, and ends with a child's prayer! In between, empires fall, mysteries brew, secrets are revealed, quests are undertaken, and legends are forged! And it all leads up to the dramatic return you've been waiting for - and one you've been dreading! Jason Aaron, Esad Ribic and a host of superstar artists deliver an epic story that will touch every corner of the Marvel Universe! It's everything you've been longing for - and more! Plus: A complete collection of the Marvel Legacy Primer Pages, short stories that reveal everything you need to know about the Marvel Universe's greatest heroes!
Hardcover, 224 pages, full color. Cover price $39.99.