Strikeforce Morituri TPB (2012 Marvel) We Who About to Die comic books
Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Strikeforce: Morituri (1986-1989) #1-13.
Written by Peter B. Gillis. Art by Brent Anderson and Whilce Portacio. Cover by Brent Anderson.
A SAVAGE ALIEN RACE CALLED THE HORDE HAS INVADED EARTH, ENSLAVING ITS PEOPLE AND PLUNDERING ITS RESOURCES.?SCIENTISTS HAVE DEVISED A METHOD OF FIGHTING BACK - THE MORITURI PROCESS, WHICH GRANTS ENHANCED ABILITIES TO A SELECT FEW COMPATIBLE HUMANS - BUT THE TRANSFORMATION IS FATAL WITHIN A YEAR. NOW, A HANDFUL OF BRAVE VOLUNTEERS MAKE UP STRIKEFORCE: MORITURI - AN ELITE, EXPERIMENTAL AND HIGHLY EFFECTIVE FIGHTING FORCE AGAINST THE DEPREDATIONS OF THE HORDE. BUT THE HEAT OF EVERY BATTLE, THE CELEBRATION OF EVERY VICTORY AND EVERY QUIET MOMENT ALONE IS TAINTED BY THE INESCAPABLE KNOWLEDGE THAT - WIN OR LOSE - THEIR FATE IS SEALED.
Softcover, 328 pages, full color. Cover price $34.99.
Volume 2 - 1st printing. Collects Strikeforce: Morituri (1986-1989) #14-26.
Written by Peter B. Gillis and James D. Hudnall. Art and cover by Brent Anderson.
As the first generations of Strikeforce: Morituri are lost one by one - either killed in battle or violent in-fighting, or perishing from the Morituri Effect itself - a group of scientists undertake a dangerous and unauthorized experiment to create more. Unfortunately, things don't go exactly as planned. Enter: the Morituri Monsters! Then, an alien virus is discovered that offers a glimmer of hope for the Strikeforce - but has it come too late? Plus: The war against the Horde takes an unexpected and shocking twist!
Softcover, 336 pages, full color. Cover price $34.99.
Volume 3 - 1st printing. Collects Strikeforce: Morituri (1986-1989) #27-31 and Strikeforce Morituri: Electric Undertow (1989) #1-5.
Written by James D. Hudnall. Art and cover by Mark Bagley.
The war against the Horde is over, and mankind is victorious - so what do the Morituri do now? As the Earth heals from its lengthy occupation, the surviving Strikeforce members must come to terms with their own looming mortality, even as new and deadly dangers arise on the post-war planet - including a group of Morituri-empowered assassins targeting the Prime Minister, and a secret conspiracy threatening to sunder Earth's united government. And what is the sinister hidden agenda of the alien VXX199? The epic sci-fi sensation of the '80s concludes here!
Softcover, 384 pages, full color. Cover price $34.99.