HELLBLAZER: BLOODY CARNATIONS
Haunted by memories of striking Epiphany, John cuts off his thumb and enlists help from Shade the Changing Man. Plus: Old friends and demon foes converge for the royal wedding of the century when the U.K.'s perpetual bachelor gets hitched! Collecting issues #267-275.
THE LOSERS: DOUBLE DOWN
Collecting issues #7-12 of the groundbreaking, Eisner-nominated VERTIGO series, THE LOSERS: DOUBLE DOWN finds the Losers on the trail of the mysterious Max, the phantom CIA agent who's not supposed to exist and yet has tried to kill them all. The trail leads them to the island of Montserrat, and then under the tons of volcanic ash that have blanketed their target villa. But the Losers aren't the only ones digging around — and they may end up being buried themselves.
The final year of DMZ begins here! In part 1 of "Free States Rising," we revisit the origins of this Second American Civil War and see just how a dangerous idea can ripple through a population and result in one of the most infamous wars in world history. Issue #60 kicks off this 2-parter, illustrated by guest artist Shawn Martinbrough (THE LOSERS, BATMAN)!
With all the key players in place and the clock ticking, it's now up to Nate Hollis to make sure "The Magician" will live to see tomorrow. But with hit men and a bounty hunter watching his every move, will the 'baller get to tell his side of the story? It all goes down in the shocking conclusion of the 5-issue miniseries!
TOKYO DAYS, BANGKOK NIGHTS
Two tragicomic tales of cultures in collision. When Americans venture abroad, they find that their assumptions about everyday life don't fit in a backpack. Collecting eight issues of the critically heralded VERTIGO POP!, written by Jonathan Vankin and featuring Eisner-nominated art by Seth Fisher (GREEN LANTERN: WILLWORLD) as well as Giuseppe Camuncoli and Shawn Martinbrough (BANGKOK), TOKYO DAYS, BANGKOK NIGHTS presents a journey to the far side of the world where Americans learn that they may be neither ugly nor innocent, but they still have everything to lose.
The final year of DMZ continues! The Free States army, equally vilified as insurgents and praised as patriots, gains more and more ground as the fabric of American society comes apart. Finally stopped at the Hudson by veteran U.S. troops, the glittering prize of the city of Manhattan is rapidly reduced to a wartorn slum, a.k.a the DMZ.
Many things have conspired to stop John Constantine from getting married, not least of which is John Constantine himself. But this time it's different – this time it's the young, beautiful alchemist Epiphany Greaves. Even as the church fills and the blushing bridegroom slips a carnation into his buttonhole, things can go horribly wrong. Uninvited guests from Heaven and Hell threaten to ruin the wedding of the year. In this issue, confetti and brimstone and the smell of blood fill the air for an extra-sized nuptials issue.
Nate Hollis has finally found his missing basketball star, Theophus Burnett. However, they don't call Burnett "the Magician" on the court for nothing, and soon Burnett is back on the lam and Hollis is back on his case. But Hollis isn't the only one after him. So will the wanted hoopster live to tell his side of the story?