Dave Gibbons is best known for collaborating with Alan Moore on WATCHMEN, one of the best-selling graphic novels of all time. His most recent complete work is the black and white original graphic novel from Vertigo, THE ORIGINALS, which he scripted as well as drew. The work is set in the near future, but draws heavily on the imagery of the Mods and Rockers of the 1960s.
These stories from THE UNEXPECTED #1 and GHOSTS #1 spotlight a space heist on a ghost ship, a spirit who wants to play synthesizer in a techno band, a...
DMZ VOL. 9: M.I.A.
After the shattering events of HEARTS AND MINDS, M.I.A. takes Matty to a remote and desolate section of the city. Self-exile forces him to take a good, hard look at himself and his conduct since he entered the DMZ, and he doesn't like what he's seeing. His discovery presents him with an opportunity that he's tempted to take, but is the price too high? This volume collects issues #50-54 and includes a pinup gallery with art by Jim Lee, Dave Gibbons, Eduardo Risso and others.
100 BULLETS VOL. 4: A FOREGONE TOMORROW
In the fourth collection of this series, Agent Graves continues to offer immunity to everyday people to carry out their innermost desires of vengeance with the 100 bullets that he supplies. But as these self-serving manipulations take place, pieces of the mystery of the Minutemen and the organization that created them start to come together, and we discover to the research and conspiracy theories of Mr. Branch. As more is revealed about the series' main characters, the true meaning and importance of the conflict between Graves and the Trust starts to emerge.
PREACHER VOL. 9: ALAMO — NEW EDITION
A new edition of the classic trade paperback featuring PREACHER #59-66, the final chapter in the Preacher storyline and the conclusion of Jesse Custer's quest to literally find God and take Him to task for the world's injustices. As the Preacher's crusade draws to an end, all of the players converge at the Alamo for a final showdown. With the love of his life, Tulip, by his side, Jesse makes his last stand against all of his enemies, including the Irish vampire known as Cassidy, whom he used to call friend.
Sven's one-man guerrilla campaign to unseat his corrupt Uncle Gorm kicks off, with Sven exploiting Gorm's superstitions and reverence for the "old gods." Meanwhile, the Hunter's Daughter and Sven grow closer, but not as close as the enemy slave girl sharing Sven's bed nightly!
HELLBLAZER: CITY OF DEMONS
When John Constantine is run over by a truck, it takes a little while for England's nicotine-fueled magus to realize that he's perched between life and death. After a few weeks of hospital rehab, Constantine finds the London streets very different from when he left them behind as a series of occult murders and mutilations demands his attention. The common denominator points back to the ER where Constantine was admitted. Collecting the 5-issue miniseries! Also included: "Another Bloody Christmas," a tale by Dave Gibbons originally presented in VERTIGO WINTER'S EDGE #3.
Mixing realism with humor, GANGLAND presents an entertaining and surreal look into the violent world of gangs and organized crime. These fourteen felonious tales of malice and duplicity explore the motivations of men uniting for illicit gain through violence, murder, and intimidation. Featuring made gangsters, suburban wannabes, and alien enforcers, this provocative book includes stories of a lonely hit man on a suicide mission, a mob informant's deadly new life, and old-school retribution in New Russia.
★"Gibbons's masterful skills as writer and artist energize this coming-of-age story…presents an outstanding example of art and layout with this work."—PUBLISHER WEEKLY, starred"Gibbons' skill in his first major scripting effort drives the narrative briskly. The illustrator for some of comics' best writers…Alan Moore's epoch-making WATCHMEN…has learned well from such collaborators."—BOOKLIST