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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.
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Get all six chapters for the price of five! An epic saga of World War II, by the long-time artist of Marvel's THE 'NAM, Wayne Vansant. Katusha Tymoshenko, a 16-year-old Ukrainian school girl, becomes caught up in Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union in June, 1941. As the Germans occupy Kiev, Katusha and her family flee to the forests, attempting to remain neutral, but the Germans are committed to a program of enslavement or death, and Katusha realizes that a life of indifference is impossible. Katusha and her band take the path of resistance, attacking German supply columns to steal food and weapons. She discovers that this path of defiance requires what she fears the most: The taking of someone's life. Soon they officially join a Soviet Partisan unit, and take part in a deadly sabatage mission: blowing up a bridge and a German armament train, an event that puts Katusha on a path of unknown adventure and danger, and may forever brand her as a hero, or exile. Collects Katusha 1 – 6 at a discount price.
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The story of the infamous Panzer division that led the German Ardennes Offensive during World War II, also known as the Battle of the Bulge. This publication tells the tale of the young German commander, Joachim Peiper, as he spearheaded the offensive. Time was of the essence and he sacrificed tanks, his own men, and when it came time to take prisoners...he shot them instead, in what is now known as the Malmedy massacre. This tale is written and illustrated by one of the foremost creators working in historical comics today, Wayne Vansant.
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During the American Civil War, The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of Confederate Maj. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson is considered one of the great military campaigns in American history. Jackson's success turned him into a legendary figure on both sides of the conflict and now noted historical author and comic book artist, Wayne Vansant (Days of Darkness, Knights of the Skull, Days of Wrath) gives his comprehensive look at Stonewall Jackson and the great campaign that saved the South for a few more years during this bloody time in United States history.
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It is the height of the US/Japanese Pacific conflict during World War II. US Marines dig in at Bloody Ridge on Guadalcanal and await the oncoming Japanese troops intent on killing them all and taking no prisoners. Wayne Vansant's critically acclaimed World War II comic series that began with Days of Darkness now depicts the gripping war in the Pacific at Guadalcanal and the Battle of Bloody Ridge in Days of Wrath.
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Witches Caldron is the incredible true story of the World War II Battle of Cherkassy where the last German offensive on the Eastern Front was blunted. Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union would ultimately prove to be a disaster for the Nazis. This is the saga of the German soldiers who became encircled by the Soviets and their struggle for survival against over-whelming odds. Although the war played out on a world stage, the massive deaths of the war primarily took place on the Eastern Front as Germany pushed into the Soviet Union only to be stopped and then crumble under the weight of Stalin's troops. The Battle of Cherkassy was perhaps one of the most brutal battles ever experienced in warfare. Written and illustrated by noted historian artist, Wayne Vansant.
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Three short tales that deal with the young German soldiers in the Waffen SS as the Panzer tank divisions were vital to Germany?s hope for success during World War II. The first story deals with a man short in stature but tall in bravery against a Soviet tank attack. The second story deals with the unique strategy the Soviets developed to attack German tanks?mine carrying dogs. The third tale shifts to the Western Front and a grizzled veteran recounts the last days of the war when kids were pressed into action against the invading Allies. All these stories are written and illustrated by one of foremost creators working in historical comics, Wayne Vansant.
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The battle of Guadalcanel begins and US Marines are left to fight off waves of Japanese troops embedded on the island. Wayne Vansant's critically acclaimed World War II comic series that began with Days of Darkness now depicts the gripping war in the Pacific at Guadalcanal and the Battle of Bloody Ridge in Days of Wrath.
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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. "Heavy on authenticity, compellingly written and beautifully drawn.”- Comics Buyers Guide. "…conveying to today’s fans what life was like, both at war and at home during this turbulent era." - Comic Shop News. "Informative and historical, all wrapped up in an entertaining package of fact blended with fiction." - Joe Pruett, writer of X-Men and Domino. Collects issues 1-6.
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Wayne Vansant's critically acclaimed World War II comic series that began with Days of Darkness now depicts the gripping war in the Pacific at Guadalcanal and the Battle of Bloody Ridge in the issue collected graphic novel Days of Wrath. When the U.S. Navy orders its ships to run from the Japanese fleet, they abandon American troops on a bloody battered island in the South Pacific. This is the powerful story of the long, vicious battle for Guadalcanal. As the men left on Guadalcanal find out that there will be no prisoners taken on either side. It is a kill or be killed battleground as the stranded U.S. marines fight against overwhelming odds and hope for reinforcements before it’s too late. As the events unfold, a Marine unit is deployed onto a small grassy hill to hold off the onslaught of Japanese assault troops. The three day-three night battle that ensues will go down in history as the Battle of Bloody Ridge. Collects issues 1-4.
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