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Collection of tales involving the German Waffen SS from creator Wayne Vansant. These stories deal with the German Panzer troops during World War II and collects the highly acclaimed Battle Group Peiper story along with three short tales . Knights of the Skull covers the war experiences of young German troops on the Eastern Front to the massacre of American troops near Malmedy to the harsh conditions of a crushing winter and engagements against an unrelenting Soviet troop onslaught. Creator Wayne Vansant is considered the pre-eminent war artist in comics today. Collects issues 1-3.
The epic and incredible telling of the early days of the United States during the Second World War. Days of Darkness covers the darkest days of World War II for the US, when the country went from the tragedy of Pearl Harbor to the triumph at Midway. Covering in detail is the attack of the US Naval base and the devastation of the fleet in Hawaii, then the action moves to the evacuation and fall of the Philippines to the horror of the Death March of Bataan, and finally to the dramatic Battle of Midway which stopped the Japanese juggernaut in the Pacific. Creator Wayne Vansant, best known for his exacting detail on the long running popular series, The 'Nam, chronicles the participation of the Cahill family during these events as their lives are irrevocably changed forever as their world is plunged into war. "e;Heavy on authenticity, compellingly written and beautifully drawn."e;- Comics Buyers Guide. "e;...conveying to today's fans what life was like, both at war and at home during this turbulent era."e; - Comic Shop News. "e;Informative and historical, all wrapped up in an entertaining package of fact blended with fiction."e; - Joe Pruett, writer of X-Men and Domino. Collects issues 1-6.
Fourth of July, 1971. Five awkward, young naive men drive to New York City to attend the '71 comic convention in search of love, sex, art, comic books and a glimpse at the city's wicked underbelly. What they encounter changes their lives forever. Visit a pivotal time as comics change from a business to an art form. Meet Allan Caldwell, comic artist, blacklisted since the 1950s for his testimony to the U.S. Congressional Inquiry. And tour the greatest city in America during a period of social disintegration. A remarkable insight into the early years of the comic industry fanboy scene.Collects the complete series issues 1-8.
Inspired by the master of macabre horror, H.P. Lovecraft, and sure to entertain the legion of his fans! Lovecraftian weaves classic H. P. Lovecraft characters such as Herbert West and Randolph Carter and weird tales like "e;The Call of Cthulhu"e; and "e;The Colour Out of Space"e; into a new single universe modern narrative.The first novel in this series introduces The Shipwright Circle, a gaggle of scholarly and creative friends at the Miskatonic University in legend-haunted Arkham, Massachusetts. Here brilliant but neurotic research student Randolph Carter is on a ghastly personal quest, following clues in the fabled Necronomicon to a lost necropolis and a shunned house where terrible secrets lurk beneath its cellar. Meanwhile math whiz Walter Gilman delves into the bloody mysteries surrounding the infamous witch Keziah Mason with help from enfant terrible Richard Upton Pickman, poet/occultist Edward Derby, and charmer Asenath Waite of Innsmouth. And finally medical student Herbert West's inhuman experiments in reanimating the dead take an unexpected turn as a monstrous plague descends on Arkham and a veil cannibal man-beast rampages through its streets.If you enjoyed the TV Series CASTLE ROCK that brought together a number of Stephen King's characters and stories, Lovecrcaftian will take you to a re-imagined cosmic epic universe derived from the mind of H.P. Lovecraft.