Synopsis: In this neo-noir fantasy, Nina Rodriguez is positive that a secret magic world ruled by ruthless cabals is hiding just beneath the veneer of Los Angeles. The problem: everyone thinks she’s crazy. The bigger problem: she’s not crazy—she’s right. Can she unravel the mystery before the Great Beast catches up with her?
Synopsis: Spinning out of Alan Moore`s retelling of the ageless horror classic, Dracula has come to America to play out his timeless narrative in this brave, New World. Only he didn`t realize ANOTHER vampire already beat him to it. Drawn to one another across continents and centuries by a mysterious force, both Vampirella and Bram Stoker`s immortal monster find themselves sucked into a time-tossed epic of love, hate, death, and damnation. But can an epic built for one vampire possibly hold them both?
Comic Title: Real Science Adventures: The Nicodemus Job
Author/Artist: Brian Clevinger, Meredith McClaren
Genres: action, adventure, comedy, historical, leading ladies, pulp, sci-fi
Publication Run: 2018
Synopsis: On the eve of the first Crusade, the fate of the world rests in the hands of a disgraced soldier, an assassin, an orphan, a scribe, and a thief who have no idea they`re pawns in a clash of civilizations. Heretical texts, ancient star maps, sacred geometries, and one impossible heist. The deepest dive into the history of Atomic Robo`s world starts right here!
Synopsis: All small towns have secrets. All small towns have ghosts. Blackcross, in America`s Pacific Northwest, has more secrets than most... and it is being haunted by something impossible. Something is reaching out from the other side of the night, through the forest and mist of this remote town, to grasp at the hearts of a handful of people... and they may not discover why they`re being hunted until it`s much too late. Forget what you know about Project Superpowers, as award-winning writer Warren Ellis and artist Colton Worley take readers on a sinister journey away from the brightly-clad heroes of the Golden Age, and into the shadows of Blackcross, a supernatural noir thriller of ordinary people stalked by an otherworldly killer.
Synopsis: A dead city in the middle of a world filled with violent barbarians is the last place Vampirella would expect to find herself, but here she is -- and there`s no time for introspection, because someone is out for her blood! She may be lost in a kill-or-be-killed world filled with swords and sorcery, but she still knows how to hold her own... and when she finds out who has it in for her, she`s going to prove it.
Synopsis: Cryptozoologist Dr. Shannon Palmer`s lifelong obsession to prove the existence of hidden species is finally rewarded when she`s invited to join an exploratory field study of a remote island where all manner of strange creatures thrive. But what starts as a dream expedition soon turns into a nightmare that will change Shannon`s life and career forever... if she survives the experience.
Synopsis: Britt Reid Jr., the scion of the Daily Sentinel publishing empire, vanishes during a wild party on his friend`s yacht. Meanwhile, crime spikes in the streets of Century City with the mysterious criminal/secret vigilante the Green Hornet absent. It`s only a matter of time before SOMEONE puts two and two together, and it`s up to Kato, former partner of Britt`s father, and his daughter Mulan to protect the city AND the Green Hornet legacy, while finding out what happened to Britt. Amy Chu (Red Sonja, Poison Ivy, KISS) picks up where Kevin Smith left off with an action packed mystery.
Genres: fantasy, leading ladies, pulp, superhero, vampires
Publication Run: 2012
Synopsis: Written by Dan Brereton (Nocturnals, The Last Battle, Punisher: Frankencastle, Red Sonja), Vampirella and a colorful, driven lawman track vampires on a blood-letting rampage through rural Arkansas to the Red Room, an underground circuit where high rollers stage mortals vs. monster death matches. She faces a host of fiends, quickly realizing more arcane forces drive the bouts and their frenzied combatants, enhanced with a powerful, corrupting essence, firmly stacking the odds against Vampirella surviving the night.
Genres: drama, leading ladies, mystery, pulp, sci-fi
Publication Run: 2009
Synopsis: Grounded space pilot Mary Raven has come to the interzone settlement in the middle of Ignition City, Earth`s largest spaceport, to recoved the effects of her dead father... or so people think. Mary really wants to know how he died, and who was responsible. But today might be her last day on Earth, trapped on the last spaceport where no one cares about murder, and the only real currency is fear. She has her dead father`s ray gun, and that`s enough for space hero-turned-arms dealer Lightning Bowman to want her dead. But when she finds her father`s lost diary she discovers something nobody else in Ignition City knows... and they`ll want her dead for that, too. From Warren Ellis, the writer who reinvented science fiction in comics, comes IGNITION CITY, a retropunk `future of the past` where spaceships belch smoke and arguments are settled with blaster pistols.
Author/Artist: Jason Starr, Roland Boschi, Connor Willumsen, Dan Brown
Genres: drama, mature, pulp, superhero
Publication Run: 2013
Synopsis: In Tokyo, Logan gets pulled into a terrorist`s plot - or was he the target all along? In the aftermath of a plane crash that wiped his memory, the man known as Wolverine investigates his own past - and uncovers things he didn`t want to know! Who are Victor Creed and Mariko Yashida? What do they mean to Wolverine, and what dirty secrets are both hiding? Framed for Creed`s vicious acts, Logan becomes Public Enemy No. 1 - but when the chance to face Creed in a final showdown comes, Logan knows he must learn the full truth about himself, about Mariko...and about what, exactly, happened on that plane.