The Adolescent Demo Division are the world's luckiest teen gamers. Raised from birth to test media, appear on reality TV and enjoy the fruits of corporate culture, the squad develop special abilities that make them the envy of the world – and a grave concern to their keepers.One by one, they "graduate" to new levels that are not what they seem. But their heightened abilities can only take them so far as the ultimate search for their birth families leads to an inconceivably harrowing discovery.
GREATEST HITS #3
Private lives and public expectations are tearing the Mates apart. Crusader reveals a hip, '70s-style island HQ in hopes of keeping the heroes together. But it's a call from space that rallies the team. Back in the present day, Nick and Ethel discover a 35-year-old secret hidden among the lunch boxes and action figures of the world's biggest collection of Mates memorabilia.
GREATEST HITS #4
The Mates race into space and attack the Ilian mothership – but will even the combined super-powers of the world's great super-team be enough to stop an alien invasion? Thirty years later, Nick and Ethel look for that answer in a dusty storage locker. Whatever happens next, we need to get it in one take. Plus: a surprise guest appearance by one of the original Mates!
GREATEST HITS #5
Holy time travel! The present-day Vizier takes Nick and Ethel 35 years into the past, and what Nick sees as the Mates battle invaders aboard an alien spaceship rocks his world. The past isn't what it used to be, and the surprises keep coming as an angry Nick argues with Ethel over the final cut of the Mates documentary they've been making. Quiet on the set!
GREATEST HITS #2
"A Day in the Life," Part 2 of 6. The Mates land in New York City and are greeted by thousands of screaming teenage girls camped outside their hotel who can't wait for a glimpse of the greatest super-team on the planet. Zipper gets high, The Solicitor meets a girl, Archie loses a finger and – a hero dies! The fast-paced lifestyle of these super-powered mega-stars never slows down, so keep those cameras rolling!
NEIL GAIMAN'S NEVERWHERE #6
The hit comics adaptation of Neil Gaiman's classic urban fantasy novel reaches a crucial turning point. Door and Richard come face-to-face with the awe-inspiring Angel Islington while the Marquis de Carabas plays a deadly game with the merchants of violence Croup and Vandemar — and the odds are heavily against him. Retailers please note: This series now ships on a bimonthly schedule.
NEIL GAIMAN'S NEVERWHERE #7
Neil Gaiman's classic tale of urban fantasy spins toward its mind-boggling conclusion. Richard must endure the Black Friars' ordeal, taking him to the blackest heart of his inner demons. His only objective: to survive - while the Marquis de Carabas meets an even crueler fate at the hand of Mr. Croup.
AMERICAN SPLENDOR #1
Following the success of his critically praised, top-selling graphic novel THE QUITTER, Harvey Pekar returns to Vertigo with an all-new 4-issue AMERICAN SPLENDOR miniseries, celebrating 30 years of the series that first showed how, as Harvey says, "ordinary life can be pretty complex stuff." First appearing in 1976, AMERICAN SPLENDOR rose "from the streets of Cleveland" to change the way comics readers and creators viewed the potential of their medium. The series won an American Book Award and became an Oscar-nominated film.