After being bitten, Skinner Sweet, a notorious outlaw from the Wild West, awakens in the 1920s to discover he is a new breed of vampire and saves a silent film actress, Pearl Jones, from a brood of vampires. He shares with her his power (after biting her) and from there, begins a journey of spilled blood.
What would you do if you were given the opportunity and the means to get away with murder, scot-free? That's the question posed in “100 Bullets”, a new graphic novel that combines elements of hard-boiled crime stories and paranoid espionage thrillers as the mysterious Agent Graves offers his “clients” a gun and immunity from prosecution, enabling them to get revenge against those who ruined their lives…if they decide to go through with it.
Spider Jerusalem dedicates himself to fighting the corruption and abuse of power of two successive United States presidents; he and his (“filthy”) assistants strive to keep their world from turning more dystopian than it already is while dealing with the struggles of fame and power, brought about due to the popularity of Spider via his articles.
The plot follows (more or less) a single cell of The Invisible College, a secret organization battling against physical and psychic oppression using time travel, magic, meditation, and physical violence. For most of the series, the team includes leader King Mob; Lord Fanny, a Brazilian transgendered shaman; Boy, a former member of the NYPD; Ragged Robin, a telepath with a mysterious past; and Jack Frost, a young hooligan from Liverpool who may be the next Buddha. Their enemies are the Archons of Outer Church, interdimensional alien gods who have already enslaved most of the human race without its knowledge.
The plot of 100 Bullets hinges on the question of whether people would take the chance to get away with revenge. The mysterious Agent Graves approaches someone who has been the victim of a terrible wrong, and gives them the chance to set things right in the form of a nondescript attaché case containing a handgun, 100 bullets, a photograph of a person, and irrefutable evidence that this person is primarily responsible for their woes. He informs the candidate that the bullets are completely untraceable: any police investigation that uncovers one of them will stop.
On July 17, 2002, something simultaneously kills every mammal possessing a Y chromosome - including embryos, fertilized eggs, and even sperm. The only exceptions are Yorick Brown, a young amateur escape artist, and his Capuchin monkey Ampersand. Society is plunged into chaos as infrastructures collapse and the surviving women everywhere try to cope with the loss of the men, their survivors' guilt, and the knowledge that humanity is doomed to extinction. Vaughan meticulously crafts the new society that emerges out of this chaos, from the conversion of the phallic Washington Monument into a monument to the dead men, to the …
After the mysterious Adversary overran their homelands, the remaining free Fables were forced to escape to the mundane world and set up a secret society in what is now New York. Split between Bullfinch Street in the City (where the more human looking Fables live) and the up-state Farm (home of the non-human Fables), they live in an uneasy peace, hiding their true nature from the regular human world. But now a suspected murder has taken place. “Who killed Rose Red?”, the question is all anyone can talk about. But only the Big Bad Wolf can actually solve the case …
In the early 21st century, the Space Shuttle Venture has suddenly returned to Earth after disappearing ten years ago, its crew missing; save for the catatonic pilot, with new instrumentation, new engines, and covered by something very much like skin. And with Martian sand in its undercarriage. Now a team of three specialist must discover where the Venture went, what’s been done to it and what happened to the crew. Unfortunately, most of the answers are locked-up in the seemingly twisted mind of the pilot. Does he really know the truth, or is he simply a demented casualty of a …
In The Books of Magic, teenager Tim Hunter is visited by four mysterious strangers, who tell him that he has the potential to become the world's greatest magician of all time, and offer him a guided tour of the mystical parts of the DC Universe. He must first learn how to control his gifts from a strange group of magicians.
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