Mike Carey is a British comic book writer who began his career writing for U.S. independent publisher Caliber Press, where he created the original series Inferno and produced the graphic novel Dr. Faustus with artist Mike Perkins. He went on to write a number of projects for DC Comics' Vertigo imprint including the Eisner Award-nominated series LUCIFER, an extended run on HELLBLAZER and the original graphic novels THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: THE FURIES with John Bolton and HELLBLAZER: ALL HIS ENGINES with Leonardo Manco. He is currently the writer of Vertigo's acclaimed series THE UNWRITTEN, which he co-created with his LUCIFER collaborator, artist Peter Gross. Carey is also known for his work on WETWORKS for DC Comics as well as X-Men and Ultimate Fantastic Four for Marvel Comics. As a novelist, he has penned five supernatural thrillers in the Felix Castor series and co-wrote The Steel Seraglio (UK title City of Silk and Steel) along with his wife, Linda, and their daughter Louise.
DETECTIVE COMICS #804
In Part 4 of the 12-part "City of Crime," people of Gotham City are going insane, and only Robin can save the innocents! Plus, Batman hunts Mr. Freeze while some of Gotham's villains begin plotting together. And in the backup, the conclusion of the 4-part "The Barker!"
DETECTIVE COMICS #802
Batman and Robin are drawn further into David Lapham's (Stray Bullets) "City of Crime" in Part 2 of this sprawling 12-part saga! Batman's investigation into the murder of a young woman reveals more and more layers of death and corruption. Meanwhile, the Penguin begins to get involved, and makes things all the more explosive! And in the backup, Part 2 of the 4-part story "The Barker" — written by Mike Carey (LUCIFER) with art by John Lucas. The plot thickens following a murder at the Big Top!
BATMAN: BLACK AND WHITE VOL. 3
This spectacular volume collecting stories from BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #17-49 is offered at DC's standard trim size!
WETWORKS VOL. 1
Collecting issues #1-5 plus the two short stories that reintroduced the Wetworks team to the Wildstorm Universe! The original team leader of Wetworks, Dane, assembles a new team to continue the fight against vampires, werewolves and other nasty creatures in order to keep the world safe.
DETECTIVE COMICS #803
In Part 3 of David Lapham's 12-part "City of Crime," the Penguin learns Mr. Freeze may have betrayed him, just as a secret player threatens to bring the city to its knees! Plus, Part 3 of the 4-part backup tale "The Barker," by Mike Carey and John Lucas!
DETECTIVE COMICS #801
Part 1 of the sprawling 12-part saga "City of Crime" written by David Lapham (Stray Bullets) with art by Ramon Bachs (BATMAN: THE 12-CENT ADVENTURE) and Nathan Massengill (DETECTIVE COMICS)!Gotham City at night is no place for children, as Batman knows all too well. As the Dark Knight tries to shut down a drug ring that's turned deadly, Bruce Wayne must contend with a wayward 14-year-old who's getting dangerously close to Gotham's underworld!
WETWORKS VOL. 2
Collecting issues #6-9 and 13-15 of the all-new WETWORKS series! The classic Wetworks team is reunited — but they're up against a united front of Earth's vampires, mutated into even stronger forms. When the Night Tribes take over central Europe, team members must decide where her loyalties lay — and you may be surprised by Ab-Death's decision!
BATMAN: BLACK AND WHITE VOL. 3
A new collection of classic Batman tales in black and white, featuring unique visions of the Dark Knight from such comics luminaries as Brian Azzarello, Darwyn Cooke, Judd Winick, Jill Thompson, Michael Wm. Kaluta and many more!