On Prince Pompadore's 18th birthday, his cake explodes, revealing a magic scroll, a magic mirror, and a doorknob. The scroll warns the prince that if he doesn't wed a "proper princess" within seven days, his entire kingdom will disappear. He and the kingdoms wise elephant Kabumpo embark on a new adventure to the Emerald City to marry Princess Ozma. But when they finally arrive, they find the princess and her palace are missing! This is the 16th book of Oz, and the 2nd written by Ruth Plumly Thompson. This new hardcover edition of the 1922 book features a new cover and interior illustrations by Eisner nominated artist Sara Richard. No Oz collection is complete without it!
The sophomore release from Clover Press new line of THE MARVEL ART OF high end coffee table books! Eisner winner Alex Maleev has worked on several Marvel titles, including seminal runs on Daredevil, Spider-Woman, and Moon Knight. Maleev began working in comics in the early 1990s and quickly rose to prominence on several high profile projects at other companies, before teaming with Brian Michael Bendis on Daredevil, and reuniting with Bendis to re-imagine Spider-Woman and Moon Knight. The Marvel Art Of Alex Maleev collects Maleevs sublime artwork and includes never-before-seen sketches, behind-the-scenes material, and an introduction by Brian Michael Bendis.
Who's a good boy? Jester is. Well, he wants to be. Maybe he is? He's The Joker's dog, so of course he's funny, but his sense of humor is about to be put to the test. Because when the super-villains of Gotham get thrown into Arkham, their henchpets go to the maximum-security pound known as Barkham Asylum. Being the Clown Prince of Crime's dog doesn't win Jester any friends behind bars, especially after he gets a tough-talking stray cat named Penny tossed into lockup with him. But they'll have to work together to figure out what the evil Warden Shar Pei's helper, Dr. Hugo Mange, is up to. And the only way to stop this terrifying team-up is to win the talent show and get visitation with their masters at Arkham on the hill. Because The Joker is sure to help! What could go wrong with that plan? And where does Gotham's premier playboy Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred fit in?
Written by Vita Ayala, Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, Stephanie Williams, and Jordie Bellaire Art by Skylar Patridge, Caitlin Yarsky, Marguerite Sauvage, Colleen Doran, and others The world of the Amazons is growing! Thanks to the recent discovery of a mysterious third tribe, the Esquecida, the warrior women of the DC Universe and their stories have only just begun. You won't want to miss this enthralling collection that features tales ranging from the deserts of Egypt all the way to the top of Mount Olympus! A perfect companion to Trial of the Amazons! Collects ARTEMIS: WANTED #1, OLYMPUS: REBIRTH #1, and NUBIA: CORONATION SPECIAL #1 along with stories from WONDER WOMAN #781-784 and WONDER WOMAN 80TH ANNIVERSARY 100-PAGE SUPER SPECTACULAR #1.
Between 1998 and 2003, the Eisner Award-winning team of artist Alex Ross and writer Paul Dini joined forces to create six oversize editions of stories featuring the World's Greatest Super Heroes: SUPERMAN: PEACE ON EARTH, BATMAN: WAR ON CRIME, SHAZAM!: POWER OF HOPE, WONDER WOMAN: SPIRIT OF TRUTH, JLA: SECRET ORIGINS, and JLA: LIBERTY AND JUSTICE. This Absolute Edition collects these groundbreaking and beautifully illustrated tales, along with a wealth of behind-the-scenes materials.
Art by Jorge Molina, Mikel Janin, Howard Porter, Jorge Fornes, and Karl Kerschl Following the cataclysmic events of Fear State, Gotham City's residents are thrilled to live another day. But the city's Dark Knight, Batman...feels lost. When his former teammates in Batman Inc. are accused of murder, Batman will get the working vacation he was looking for. But when he leaves the city, he'll find a team that's betrayed him, an old enemy looking to sabotage him, and a deadly new foe known as Abyss who is causing torment across the globe. Also in this volume: Batman teams up with everyone's favorite Gotham Academy student, Maps Mizoguchi, to solve an epic mystery. Collects BATMAN #118-121 and #124.
For ages, two houses have overlooked Gotham City, beckoning its broken: Wayne Manor and Arkham Asylum. Explore their impact through the eyes of a boy whose life was changed forever when his parents were killed by The Joker and he fell through the cracks of the system. Instead of being sent to a facility that could care for him, he was sent to Arkham Asylum! It's a cycle of violence the Dark Knight has no answer for. Collects the House of Gotham story from DETECTIVE COMICS #1047-1058.
Art by Ivan Reis, Danny Miki, Max Raynor, and Amancay Nahuelpan Arkham Asylum has fallen. A state-of-the-art facility, Arkham Tower, has been erected in the heart of Gotham City in its place. It's advertised as a place for healing, but what is its mysterious founder, Dr. Wear, hiding? That's just the question that leads the Bat-Family to infiltrate the facility and unravel the dark secrets locked away in Arkham Tower. Will this fact-finding mission turn into a rescue operation for Batman and his team...and is there an even more mysterious threat than Dr. Wear at play? Collects The Tower story from DETECTIVE COMICS #1047-1058.
Art by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, Jose Luis, Jonas Trindade, and Montos Black Adam catches up to Dark Crisis as Malik White--now the super-powered Bolt--has contracted the same mysterious plague that killed Black Adam! Back in the 24th century B.C., Teth-Adam must face off with his former enslaver, now sorcerously enhanced to become Ibac the Invincible! Meanwhile, in present-day Kahndaq, Black Adam unwittingly sparks unrest and an old, invincible foe comes back to conspire with a political rival. Collects BLACK ADAM #7-12.