We are shipping all orders on time, but please expect possible delays in transit. The post office and other shippers are overwhelmed and some shipments may experience significant delays. Some international orders have seen delays as large as 2-6 weeks.

Auction in progress, bid now! Weekly Auction ends Monday September 21!

Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 1

    WRITTEN BY STEVEN T. SEAGLE;ART BY KELLEY JONES AND JASON MOORE; PAINTED COVER BY BILL SIENKIEWICZ Tensions mount as the body count rises in VERTIGO's newest urban-horror monthly! After her run-in with the rampaging Knight in last month's THE CRUSADES: URBAN DECREE, Venus begins to doubt her own senses and seeks out professional help. Meanwhile, as the violence in the streets continues, the manic radio talk-show host Anton Marx fans the reactionary flames of San Francisco public opinion. MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 2
    • Paper: White
    • Comic is autographed by writer Steven T. Seagle and artist Kelley Jones, and includes a Lone Star Comics Certificate of Authenticity.

    Written by Steven T. Seagle;ART BY Kelley Jones and Jason Moore;PAINTED COVER BY Christopher Moeller VERTIGO's newest urban-horror monthly continues! Speculation about the identity and intentions of a Dark Ages Knight lopping off limbs in the streets of present-day San Francisco escalates. As fact-checker Venus Kostopikas turns her methods of inquisition in toward her own hazy recollections of The Knight, her sometimes boyfriend, and all-times obnoxious radio personality Anton Marx makes a startling revelation about his own personal knowledge of the mounted man of mayhem carving up his city's inhabitants. And what part does the Pope play in the blood-bath? MATURE READERS FC, 32 pg. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 3

    WRITTEN BY STEVEN T. SEAGLE; ART BY KELLEY JONES, JASON MOORE AND MARK BUCKINGHAM; PAINTED COVER BY KENT WILLIAMS In stores May 2. As the mysterious Knight's brutal rampage continues in contemporary San Francisco, everyone plays detective. Venus bribes a homeless man for his account of the violence and, unfortunately, gains a new boyfriend in the process. Television might kill the ever-obnoxious radio star as Anton Marx meets his match in a beautiful but ruthless reporter. And the Pope makes Father Trinidad an offer he can't refuse ? unless the Father wants to see God immediately. MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 4

    WRITTEN BY STEVEN T. SEAGLE; ART BY KELLEY JONES, JASON MOORE AND MARK BUCKINGHAM; PAINTED COVER BY DANIJEL ZEZELJ In stores June 6. Venus is caught red-handed by a mounted man with the power to make her regret her transgressions against the law. But even as she gets the worst news of her life, her absentee boyfriend, the obnoxious Anton Marx, makes a move from radio to television where he uses what he does and doesn't know to send San Francisco into a free-fall frenzy over the Knight's brutality. And where is the Knight in all of this? Closer than anyone could possibly imagine! MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #5
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 5
    • Paper: White
    • Comic is autographed by writer Steven T. Seagle and artist Kelley Jones and includes a Lone Star Comics Certificate of Authenticity.

    THE CRUSADES #5 WRITTEN BY STEVEN T. SEAGLE; ART BY KELLEY JONES AND JASON MOORE; PAINTED COVER BY DUNCAN FEGREDO In stores July 4. In the final chapter of the first storyline, pure pandemonium pervades San Francisco. Radio shock jock Anton Marx eats crow; his sometime girlfriend Venus witnesses a series of brutal attacks; and the Pope and his wayward apostles converge in the church ? only to have their meeting adjorned by a vicious but unlikely suspect. MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #6
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 6

    WRITTEN BY STEVEN T. SEAGLE; ART BY KELLEY JONES, JASON MOORE, MARK BUCKINGHAM, AND RON RANDALL; PAINTED COVER BY JON J MUTH In stores August 1. A compelling "jump-on" point for new readers, as the second crusade begins! The blood of bystanders flows right alongside the blood of the damned. How far is too far for an 11th century Crusader to go in order to right a wronged 21st century society? Plus: the brutally religious Pope meets a new Russian crime czar who's looking to fill a void of vice. Meanwhile, Radio maven Anton Marx shows a softer side to girlfirend Venus. But is it an attempt to prove his love or just a wolfish plan to cover a secret second life he's keeping from her? MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #7
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 7

    WRITTEN BY STEVEN T. SEAGLE; ART BY KELLEY JONES AND JASON MOORE; PAINTED COVER BY TEDDY KRISTIANSEN In stores September 5. The second Crusade marches on! She's seen him. She's spoken to him. She's touched the cold steel that covers his arcane flesh. And this month Venus Kostopikas begins her quest to find the Knight. But will her twisting path of detection cross the lines drawn in the erupting war between the city's cardinal of crime, The Pope, and its would-be usurper Bocc? MATURE READERS Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #8
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 8

    WRITTEN BY STEVEN T. SEAGLE; ART BY KELLEY JONES AND RON RANDALL; PAINTED COVER BY RICHARD CORBEN In stores October 3. Intrepid fact-checker Venus cracks the biggest mystery in San Francisco when she falls into a subterranean cavern that looks like the murdering Knight's lair. But what she finds is even more disturbing than a marauder out of time. Meanwhile, her on-and-off boyfriend, Anton Marx, is trapped in his own hell ? a truth and dare strategic salvo pitting sex against secrets that could cost him everything he values. MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #9
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 9

    WRITTEN BY STEVEN T. SEAGLE; ART BY KELLEY JONES AND RON RANDALL; PAINTED COVER BY DEAN ORMSTON In stores November 7. There's a new man in ravishing fact-checker Venus Kostopikas's life. But is he a rakish reporter with an offer she can't refuse? Is he a calculating cop caught between an ax and a hard place? Or is he a man named "Godfrey" who rides the night streets stabbing stomachs and smashing skulls in the name of justice? MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #10
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 10

    WRITTEN BY STEVEN T. SEAGLE; ART BY KELLEY JONES AND RON RANDALL; PAINTED COVER BY MARK CHIARELLO In stores December 5. Sex! Sin! Subjugation! No wonder the Crusades have started all over again! After a haunting encounter in San Francisco's lost underground, the relationship between Venus and Anton comes to a head...literally! And it's an all out bloodbath on the grounds of one of San Francisco's historic properties when the Knight comes to visit the home of the city's most notorious resident. MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 11

    WRITTEN BY STEVEN T. SEAGLE; ART BY KELLEY JONES AND RON RANDALL; PAINTED COVER BY JUSTIN SWEET In stores January 2. The origin of the Knight?!? The only person who knows more about the mysterious knight besides Venus tells the tale of how an 11th-century Crusader has come to modern day San Francisco. The "Second Crusade" reaches its penultimate ground with a cornered detective, a heart-stopping "jail" break, a holy betrayal, an offer Anton Marx can't refuse, and a central character who won't live to see how any of it plays out! MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #12
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 12

    WRITTEN BY STEVEN T. SEAGLE; ART BY KELLEY JONES AND RON RANDALL; PAINTED COVER BY DUNCAN FEGREDO In stores February 6. The second Crusade ends in a heartstopping showdown! Venus fights for her life in the Knight's hidden enclave, Detective Petronas fights to crack the mystery of the Knight before his rank is pulled, and the Knight himself fights a force that could stop his crusades once and for all! Could it actually be radio raven Anton Marx who has the only words of sanity that can calm his quaking city? MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #13
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 13

    WRITTEN BY STEVEN T. SEAGLE; ART BY KELLEY JONES AND RON RANDALL; PAINTED COVER BY ARON WIESENFELD In stores March 6. Take a walk on the weird side as the Third Crusade begins! After a year of questions, an avalanche of answers unfolds in the aftermath of the ultimate fate of The Knight. Who was he? Where did he come from? Why was he here? And how can the facts of his existence possibly be true? Plus, if the Knight has been dealt with...who's riding the night streets atop a blind steed, stabbing steel into the evil hearts of the City by the Bay? For more information, see the feature article. MATURE READERS FC, 32 PG. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #14
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 14

    Cover art by Aron Wiesenfeld. What's It Gonna Take?, script by Steven T. Seagle, pencils by Kelley Jones, inks by Ron Randall; Anton tries to make nice with Venus but she breaks things off with him for good; Venus continues to tend to The Knight's wounds; Venus and Addas take her mother to a show; The Ash Wednesday killer strikes again. 36 pgs. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #15
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 15

    The Third Crusade: Part 3 of 5 - Written by Steven T. Seagle. Art by Kelley Jones & Ron Randall. Cover by Aron Wiesenfeld. Anton has problems launching his talk show in Los Angeles, and Venus comes closer to finding out the identity of the Knight. Starring: The Knight, Anton Marx, Venus Kostopikas, Addas Petronas, Cela, the Ash Wednesday Killer and Father Trinidad. 32 pages, full color. Mature Readers. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #16
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 16

    The Third Crusade: Part 4 of 5 - Written by Steven T. Seagle. Art by Kelley Jones & Ron Randall. Cover by Aron Wiesenfeld. Anton is fired from his own talk show, and Venus escapes from a fire set by the Ash Wednesday Killer at Father Trinidad's church. Starring: The Knight, Anton Marx, Venus Kostopikas, Addas Petronas, Cela, the Ash Wednesday Killer and Father Trinidad. 32 pages, full color. Mature Readers. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #17
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 17

    The Third Crusade: Part 5 of 5 - Written by Steven T. Seagle. Art by Kelley Jones & Ron Randall. Cover by Aron Wiesenfeld. An earthquake strikes San Francisco, and Venus takes up the mantle of the Knight to stop the Ash Wednesday Killer. Starring: The Knight, Anton Marx, Venus Kostopikas, Addas Petronas and the Ash Wednesday Killer. 32 pages, full color. Mature Readers. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #18
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 18

    Written by Steven T. Seagle. Art by Kelley Jones & Ron Randall. Cover by Aron Wiesenfeld. In her new job as a journalist, Venus works undercover as a barmaid for Society for Creative Anachronism, and attempts to gather evidence against the Pope. She is also able to find another entrance to the tunnels under the Presidio and rescue Cela and the Knight. Starring: The Knight, Anton Marx, April Marx, Venus Kostopikas, Addas Petronas, the Pope, Father Trinidad, Christine Steele, Cela and Duane. 32 pages, full color. Mature Readers. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #19
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 19

    Cover art by Aron Wiesenfeld. I Need to Know Everything About You..., script by Steven T. Seagle, pencils by Kelley Jones, inks by Ron Randall; Venus confronts The Knight about his past and he begins to train her to be a knight herself. 36 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #20
    Crusades (2001 DC/Vertigo) 20

    Cover art by Aron Wiesenfeld. The Fourth Crusade AD 2002, script by Steven T. Seagle, pencils by Kelley Jones, inks by Ron Randall; Venus abandons her own life to help Bud adjust to the reality of the modern world. Seagle provides a final wrap-up to the series, art by Jones. 36 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.