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Dark Horse's high-falutin' new editions of The Goon continue! This volume features a new cover by Eric Powell and is redesigned to match the critically acclaimed Goon Year collections! Virtue and the Grim Consequences Thereof sees the Goon join a short-lived football team, face man-eating eyeballs from another dimension, and suffer incarceration in Cade's Island penitentiary. Plus, the cast of The Goon interprets A Christmas Carol, the Unholy Bastards make their first appearance, and Powell illustrates a hilarious prose story by Thomas Lennon (Reno 911!). See why these stories helped win the Eisner Award for Best Humor Publication and Best Ongoing Series! * New cover by creator Eric Powell! * FIVE-TIME EISNER AWARD-WINNING SERIES!
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Re-presenting the beginning of Eric Powell's acclaimed Goon saga, in a new edition with a brand-new cover and design! The nameless man, the Zombie Priest, has come to town to build a gang from the undead. But even the undead fear the Goon, mob enforcer and protector of the downtrodden residents of Lonely Street. With Powell's stunning artwork, The Goon's unique mash-up of horror, mob intrigue, and the sickest sense of humor in comics is an instant classic, and this new edition is the best time ever to find out what you've been missing! * New cover by Powell!
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The war with the Zombie Priest heats up in the latest new edition of a classic Goon volume. Taking a cue from the great movie posters of the thirties and forties, this collection features a beautiful new cover by Eric Powell! The saga of Lonely Street takes turns both tragic and hilarious, as Goon and friends are forced to confront their tragic pasts, a tentacled creature from space and its mediocre Interdimensional-to-English Dictionary menace the docks, and Goon must withstand the coming of El Hombre del Lagarto! Plus, Mike Mignola cowrites and illustrates an appearance by Hellboy, in one of the strangest crossovers of all time. For those new to The Goon, these editions are a perfect place to start! * This volume collects The Goon #5-#8. * Featuring Mike Mignola and Hellboy! * New cover by Eric Powell!
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The Goon's first Dark Horse adventures are back in a startling new edition, with a gorgeous new cover by Eric Powell and redesigned to match the high-class look of the recent Goon Year paperbacks! Goon and Franky have been best friends ever since they was tykes. Find out how the two little ankle biters became best pals, and how they muscled their way into the rackets of big-time crime-boss Labrazio. Plus, stories of zombies, hobos, and pie--crazy skunk apes--horror adventure as you like it! * Collecting issues #1- #4 of the Dark Horse series, plus the eight-page story from Drawing on Your Nightmares, "The Brothers Mud." * All-new cover by Goon creator Eric Powell and an introduction by Frank Cho.
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Zombie rockabillies, superheroes with hilarious gay abandon, and the tragicomedy of carny folk are just a few bizarre tales in this new Goon collection from Dark Horse Comics! See why Eric Powell has won the Eisner Award for Best Humor Publication and Best Ongoing Series! This volume collects The Goon #38-#41. * New cover by Eric Powell.
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Multiple Eisner Award-winning creator of The Goon Eric Powell teams with acclaimed colorist Dave Stewart to bring this tale of humor, horror, and heartbreak to a close. Prepare for the usual weirdness, as only Powell and The Goon can provide: the living dead (children, priests, and pretty ladies), pretty living ladies, gypsies, backwoods children... "dogs"... crazy-weird cats, pimps peddling animal love, animals on the receiving end of said animal love... evil Shredded Wheat-men, more-evil undead burlesque-house owners, guys with tails, a woky (a woky?)... and more! * The Goon Volume 9 collects the final installment of Goon Year (issues #28-#31)! * "... mobsters and zombies in a world that looks like Sin City channeled by E. C. Segar's Popeye universe." -Los Angeles Times
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Sparkly, skinny-jean wearin' vampires, wiener-eatin' hoboes, multinational midgets, and 2010 Queen of Burlesque star, Roxi DLite, are just a few of the obstacles Goon and Franky are up against in this new collection from Dark Horse Comics! Plus, guest writer Evan Dorkin (Milk and Cheese, Beasts of Burden) pits Goon against the horrendous, bacon-eating behemoth, the Ten-in-One! Collects The Goon issues #34-#37, The Goon in "An Irish Wake" from USA Today, and The Goon's on Vacation from Billy the Kid's Old Timey Oddities and the Ghastly Fiend of London. * Eisner Award-winning series! "Eric Powell's great series The Goon deftly combines lowbrow humor with unexpected emotional depth in its ongoing story of a big, not-so-dumb guy who does battle with zombies in a town seemingly dreamt up by Tom Waits." -- The Onion A.V. Club
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The town on the edge of HorseEater's Wood is permeated by all manner of dark things hatred, fear, unhappiness, demons, and the undead (to name a few) brought on by a curse that has festered within the forest for many years. The Goon himself was drawn by the power of the curse, but his soul is not consumed by this bleak place, and he discovers that he is the only hope for his town. Goon's greatest foe, the dead mobster Labrazio, mounts his assault from a macabre burlesque house, using the Zombie Priest and his demonic kitty to put on the squeeze. It's up to the Goon, Franky, and all their pals to fight for the life their town deserves! * Multiple Eisner Awardwinning creator Eric Powell brings you more of the Goon you love in part two of a threepart tradepaperback series, the most epic Goon tale yet The Return of Labrazio. * Collects issues #24#27.
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Eric Powell's biggest story since 2008! What's left of the Zombie Priest's race of witches comes after the Goon, forcing him to face his nightmares or lose his town! This volume collects The Occasion of Revenge #1-#4.
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The return of the Zombie Priest, a Latin-tongued Godzilla, drunk sailors, and a Halloween visit from Billy the Kid are just a few of the special tricks and treats for Goon and company in this new collection from Eric Powell that Comic Book Resources calls "the product of a contentedly demented mind." This volume collects The Goon #42-#45.
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An ally of the Goon has learned the Zombie Priest's secret name, turning the tide in the struggle against the undead hordes of Lonely Street and forcing the Priest to create a whole new breed of minion--one that may be beyond even the strength of the Goon to contain. As rival crime families attempt to use the battle as cover to move in on the Goon's empire, open war breaks out from the docks to Lonely Street! * Five-time Eisner Award-winning series! * New cover by Powell! "The Goon is wildly funny, a Bronx cheer in the face of the genre it mercilessly rags." -Booklist
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The critically acclaimed Chinatown marks Powell's first self-contained graphic novel, which chronicles the misadventures of Goon and his wisecracking sidekick, Franky. When a mysterious new figure enters the crime scene and begins taking out the Goon's business operations one by one, the Goon struggles to keep the city's organized crime under his control as his mind is haunted by the memories of his darkest moment... when his mind and body were left scarred... and his heart was left black.
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Described as "EC by way of Looney Tunes," multiple award-winning cult hit The Goon has quickly risen to the forefront of hot creator-owned titles. Now a heapin' helping of the top names in comics and comedy put a new spin on their favorite characters! Among the distinguished creators featured in this, the very first Goon anthology, are comedians Patton Oswalt and Brian Posehn (both of Comedy Central's Comedians of Comedy and Mr. Show), Reno: 911 co-creator Thomas Lennon, B.P.R.D. scribe John Arcudi, comics great Kevin Nowlan (Tomorrow Stories; Sandman; Superman), fan-favorite Humberto Ramos (Revelations; Spider-Man), Steve Niles, Ryan Sook, Mike Ploog, Bill Morrison, Arvid Nelson, Tony Moore, Hilary Barta, Roger Langridge, Scott Allie, and Todd Herman. Powell himself and frequent co-conspirators Tom Sniegoski and Mark Farmer also present the three-part "Peg Leg Full of Heaven," featuring the Little Unholy Bastards, and erstwhile publisher Dwight T. Albatross contributes a little somethin' for the ladies. See the Goon universe as never before in The Goon Noir! * The Goon series was a 2005 Eisner Award-winner (Best Humor Publication and Best Ongoing Series).
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Celebrate ten years of The Goon with this collection of two hilarious Goon stories and the Buzzard miniseries! This volume includes the landmark tenth--anniversary special and the riotous (and silent) One--Shot Wonder issue, plus a poignant adventure of the immortal Buzzard, wandering a desolate land after his confrontation with the Zombie Priest. Filled with equal parts comedy and misfortune, this collection serves as both an epilogue to the Goon Year epic and the beginning of the next chapter in the story of Lonely Street's tragic protector! Five-time Eisner Award-winning series! "Every panel [is] gorgeously detailed, like a Max Fleischer cartoon if Cthulu spat some sort of hellish bile all over it. Few artists can actually, truly justify the purchase of a comic through their art alone, but Powell is certainly one of them." --ign.com
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An ancient curse spreads hatred, fear, and violence, drawing the most powerful and vile creatures to a town with only one hope for protection the Goon. Even the Goon's lifelong deadly foe, the zombie priest, is running scared. But he has to remain, forced into submission by a power greater than his own, to keep an eye on Goon and his violent sidekick, Franky. The death of one of the Goon's closest allies reveals an enemy thought long gone, returned to wreak havoc and destruction upon the Goon and those who stand by him. There's some funny stuff, too! * Collects the first part of Goon Year (#19#23): The Return of Labrazio!
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After an assault by a mysterious and monstrous milkman, a typical American housewife has finally had too much of her hideous, deranged family, and she takes a simple word of advice from her idol, the perfect 1950's mom on her television screen -- "Discipline." From the minds of Joe Casey and Steve Parkhouse comes the most shocking of all Dark Horse's new brand of horror comics. The unraveling of our forlorn homemaker's hopes leads to unprecedented terror, heralded by a demonic vision -- The Milkman, a twisted parody of a Norman Rockwell image as painted by serial-killing folk-artist John Wayne Gacy.
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WHY WE LOVE IT: BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA is one of our favorite cult-classic films because it mashed together '80s action and supernatural fantasy movies with '70s kung-fu flicks. This is the first time any new BIG TROUBLE stories have been told, and we have the film's original directer, John Carpenter, working with Eric Powell (THE GOON) on the story. You can't beat that! WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: Eric Powell is a huge fan of BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA, so the sense of humor and over-the-top action he brings to THE GOON will be all over this book. Plus, Brian Churilla's (THE SIXTH GUN) art on this perfectly captures the outrageous world of BIG TROUBLE. WHAT IT'S ABOUT: Jack Burton, a macho, truck-driving adventurer, finds a stowaway hiding on his rig, "The Pork Chop Express", but that soon becomes the least of his troubles. He helped his best friend Wang save his fiancée from the clutches of a demon, but now the wedding has been invaded by more evil forces with one thing on their minds-revenge against Jack Burton!
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Jack Burton's strange quest may be over, but it resulted in the return of an old nemesis. Burton, Wang, and friends must split up, for an entire army of assassins is out for their blood. For Jack and Wang, that means one thing: road trip!
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Jack Burton's journey is coming to an end. He faces his final challenge, the one that will free his friend Wang! But what he and Egg must do may may be salvation for a friend... or doom for us all!
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Before, Jack Burton and Wang had to save Wang's kidnapped-bride-to-be. Now, Wang's the one who's been kidnapped and Jack Burton's back in action! Jack and Egg Shen travel through Chinatown's Black Road and the villains Jack faced before have something new on their mind: REVENGE!
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Charging down the Black Road of Hell in the Pork Chop Express, Egg, Pete and ol' Jack Burton are facing off against the mythical past of China. Demon thugs and the bulbous Seven-Faced Widow may stand in their way, but you know what ol' Jack Burton says at a time like this? "Have ya paid your dues, Jack?" "Yessir, the check is in the mail."
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The King of the Monsters rises again, and for the first time in comics, he's bringing lots of other beloved Toho monsters with him in one destructive saga, and The Goon's Eric Powell is sounding the alarm.
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The groundbreaking Infestation series, IDWs first ever event, saw many teams from multiple universes fight off a zombie invasion. Now, an even bigger threat has risen to threaten the growing IDW multiverse. Lovecraftian demons threaten to reach across time and space and destroy everyone everywhere and everywhen! A threat that perhaps not even TRANSFORMERS, G.I. JOEs, Danger Girl, and others can surmount!
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Monsters continue their relentless rampage around the world, demolishing cities and shrugging off military resistance. When drastic defense measures backfire, humanity's struggle to survive takes an ugly turn. Can anything be done to stop the monster mayhem? And seriously-how many of these things can there possibly be?! Sorry, mankind... in Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters #6, the hits keep coming.
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To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Will Eisner's most iconic character, Dynamite Entertainment proudly assembled the creative dream team of Eisner Award-winning author Matt Wagner, artist Dan Schkade, and colorist Brennan Wagner to honor the legend with an all-new adventure! The headline screams on Central City newspapers: "Who Killed The Spirit?" Commissioner Dolan, his daughter Ellen, and former sidekicks Ebony White and Sammy Strunk attempt to discover why The Spirit has been missing and presumed dead for the past two years. Has the famous blue masked hero finally fallen victim to one of the malicious felons or beautiful femme fatales from his lengthy rogues' gallery of enemies? A crimefighting epic that honors the vital and prestigious legacy of one of comicdom's most talented and influential creators, Will Eisner! Character designs, sketches, and more!
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Godzilla, Rodan, and Anguirus continue their devastation, and the worldwide media begins to chime in. As people around the globe suffer, celebrities band together to save the monsters from human counterattack, and the president is criticized for being 'soft on monsters.' Meanwhile... a mysterious giant egg washes ashore in France. And what's with those creepy little twin girls?
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Fear the Dead #1 Norm Breyfogle, Guy Davis, Nat Jones, Nick Stakal, Josh Medors, Kody Chamberlain, Chris Moreno and dozens more of the best and brightest in horror art today all lay out their best zombie pin ups, and Michael Alan Nelson sews it together into one big tapestry. A complete guidebook to the wondrous world of the undead, seen through the eyes of a survivor of the zombie apocalypse.
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After last issue's momentous tussle of giants, it's now painfully clear that Armageddon has descended on the human race. The government's bungled attempts the thwart the giant monsters have left an infrastructure in ruin and a nomad society desperately struggling to survive. And also...GIANT MONSTER FIGHTS! Destruction abounds in this issue of Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters, featuring new artist Victor Dos Santos!
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The world is in panic as Godzilla reduces Tokyo to rubble. No one knows where the giant lizard has come from and even the most extreme military counter-measures prove useless. As the people of Japan struggle to survive Godzilla's wrath, the world's governments start thinking outside the box. Unfortunately, Godzilla may not be the only monster-sized threat the world faces...
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France is in danger when the mysterious egg that washes ashore begins to hatch, but should the military be worried about what's inside the egg or those creepy kids who found it? Also, a community of monks has a religious experience of the 3-headed variety. And all the while, Godzilla seems hell-bent on coming to America...but hasn't Anguirus already claimed it as his turf? Fight! Fight!
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Once upon a time, an evil queen possessed a powerful mirror. It spoke only the truth, which often pleased the queen. But when the mirror reveals that the queen is no longer the fairest lady in the land, her heart grows cold. She seeks revenge against the beautiful maiden, vowing to destroy the lovely Snow White.
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