Synopsis: In the knuckle-dusting style of classic pulp adventure comes Athena Voltaire, the beautiful globetrotting aviatrix who takes on Nazis, zombies, and unspeakable occult creatures! This whopping tome rescripts and remasters Athena’s adventures from the long-running, Eisner-nominated comic by Steve Bryant, including over fifty pages of brand-new material!
Author/Artist: Peter David, Robert Greenberger, Esteban Maroto
Genres: action, adventure, fantasy, superhero
Publication Run: 1990
Synopsis: When the continent of Atlantis was struck by a meteor, the surviving cities of Poseidonis and Tritonis used an unusual combination of science and magic to protect the people. While King Orin had faith in the science that let his people thrive underwater, his brother, King Shalako, rejected science in favor of worshipping dark powers, setting up a conflict that would mark all who followed. Only Aquaman can resolve the clashing of the two cities!
Synopsis: Among the best-known tales in Japanese history, the legend of the 47 Ronin and their epic mission to avenge their disgraced master epitomizes the samurai code of honor. It has been said, “To know the story of the 47 Ronin is to know Japan.” Retold through the ages, the legend at last comes to comics in a meticulously researched and beautifully illustrated miniseries from Mike Richardson, Stan Sakai, and editorial consultant Kazuo Koike! Recounting this sweeping tale of honor and violence in all its grandeur, chapter one details the tragic incident that would seal the fate of Lord Asano and set forty-seven of his vassals on a years-long path of vengeance!
Author/Artist: Jack Lambert, Scott Marder, Rob Rosell, Brandon McKinney, Zac Atkinson, Bernard Chang, Tony Fleecs
Genres: action, adventure, comedy, crime
Publication Run: 2016
Synopsis: Frank Doberman was the greatest detective of his era with the fastest car, biggest gun, and longest... um... arrest record. But after a drug bust went horribly wrong, Doberman disappeared, seeking solace in Mother Nature. Now lured back to the Force by the promise of vengeance, and an ice-cold six-pack, Doberman has to deal with a new age of computers, regulations, and an uber-villain whom the world seems to believe has changed his ways.
Author/Artist: Gabe Carrasco, Mark Roslan, Alex Arizmendi, Wes Hartman, Adam Archer
Genres: action, adventure, fantasy
Publication Run: 2018
Synopsis: Their Future Depends on Each Other as Aspen’s 15-Year Anniversary kicks off with the debut of their newest series! A parallel otherworld exists as a mirror to our own, where science is melded with nature and a warrior spirit defines their true value. A teenage soldier princess, Sybil, is sent off with her Uncle Horuk in an effort to stop her megalomaniac father, Emperor Atilus from destroying two Earths. With a deadly array of monstrous creatures in hot pursuit, Sybil and her uncle race to activate a portal to Earth to find a savior who is also figuring out how to survive…being a teenager!
Synopsis: They’re the World’s Greatest… Villains. They’re the Squadron Sinister, and they’re taking Battleworld by force in this Secret Wars tie-in! But will controlling one Domain be enough for Hyperion and his gang?
Comic Title: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen / Tales of the Fallen
Publisher: IDW Publishing
Author/Artist: Simon Furman, Chris Mowry, Carlos Magno, Alex Milne
Genres: action, adventure, mecha
Publication Run: 2010
Synopsis: Following the destruction of an Autobot colony by Demolishor which Sideswipe was charged with protecting, the Autobot vowed to destroy Demolishor no matter the cost. Unfortunately, Sideswipe gave no thought to the welfare of the humans of Earth in this vendetta, so much that Optimus Prime believed him a threat. Ironhide is given a chance to talk his old student down, but all he can do is play damage control to Sideswipe`s destructive pursuit. Sideswipe is finally convinced to stand down when he sees the fear he has caused the humans.
Author/Artist: Fred Van Lente, Cafu, Kalman Andrasofsky
Genres: action, adventure, superhero
Publication Run: 2018
Synopsis: What secrets await inside the Vault of Spirits? Deep beneath New York City`s seediest dive bar, Armstrong – the hard-hitting, harder-partying immortal veteran of history`s greatest escapades – is hosting an invitation-only affair for his most beloved friends and allies! Archer… Ivar, Timewalker… Faith… Quantum and Woody… And special guests from across the Valiant Universe… All have been offered a seat at the table for a personally guided tour of Armstrong`s most valuable and tightly guarded treasure… From the Great Flood to ancient Greece to the height of the Crusades, raise a glass as Armstrong recounts the true stories of his wine-soaked path down through the ages and the artifacts that reside within his own secret archive! ARCHER & ARMSTRONG maestro Fred Van Lente returns with rising star CAFU (RAPTURE) to chronicle the first landmark solo adventure in the very (very, very) long life and times of Valiant`s very own disorderly immortal!
Synopsis: The last we saw of Red Sonja of the Legenderry world, she was living the pirate`s life aboard her ship, The Nautilus. But times have changed. As she tries to rebuild her life once again, she must save the Big City from two houses divided and the star crossed love bringing them to the brink of war!
Author/Artist: Ivan Brandon, Esad Ribic, Tom Muller
Genres: action, adventure, military
Publication Run: 2018
Synopsis: War has become a spectator sport. Privately funded armies of superstar soldiers march into battle for fame, profit, and the glory of their sponsor nations.When a new generation of soldiers arrive, top gladiator Satta Flynn is about to discover how fleeting the limelight can be.