New Release Books by Len Wein

Len Wein is the author of Legends of the Dark Knight: Jose Luis Garcia Lopez (2023), Crisis on Multiple Earths Book 2: Crisis Crossed (2022), Thor Epic Collection: War of the Gods (2022), Giant-Size X-Men (2021) and other 169 books.

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Legends of the Dark Knight: Jose Luis Garcia Lopez

release date: Apr 18, 2023
Legends of the Dark Knight: Jose Luis Garcia Lopez
José Luis García-López's iconic depictions of DC's characters defined a generation--and he's illustrated some of the most immediately recognizable tales of the Dark Knight! This incredible hardcover collection is a can't miss for any fan of José Luis García-López incredible work! Legends of the Dark Knight: José Luis García-López contains Batman #272, #311, #313, #314, #318, #321, #336-337, and #353, Batman '66: The Lost Episode #1, Batman Confidental #26-28, Batman: Family #3, Batman: Dark Knight of the Round Table #1-2, Batman: Gotham Knights #10, Batman: Reign of Terror #1, DC Comics Presents #31 and #41, DC Special Series #21, Detective Comics #454, #458-459, #483, and #487, The Best of the Brave and the Bold #1-6, The Brave and the Bold #164 and #171, The Joker #4, The Untold Legend of the Batman #1-3, and World's Finest Comics #244, #255, and #258.

Crisis on Multiple Earths Book 2: Crisis Crossed

release date: Jan 25, 2022
Crisis on Multiple Earths Book 2: Crisis Crossed
The incredible crossover events between the Justice League of America and the Justice Society of America that launched the DC Multiverse as we know it! This second of three volumes collects stories from Justice League of America #91-92, 100-102, 107-108, 113, 123-124, 135-137, 147-148, and 159-160.

Thor Epic Collection: War of the Gods

release date: Apr 05, 2022
Thor Epic Collection: War of the Gods
Len Wein lifts Mjolnir aloft and rallies forth the armies of Asgard! When the Time-Twisters seek to destroy Earth, Thor embarks on an adventure with Zarrko the Tomorrow Man. It's a battle through time (with dinosaurs!) that will impress you to the end. Then, Thor fights the Firelord in the jungles of Latin America and only Jane Foster can save him! The Warriors Three ramble off on a solo adventure, while Thor returns to Asgard to face the one and only Mangog! Their battle will rage across the Fabled Realm, taking Thor to the Hel in a quest to save Odin. Also featuring all-new "Tales of Asgard," Thor vs. Ulik the Troll and a giant, 42-page Annual epic with Hercules! COLLECTING: Thor (1966) 242-259, Annual (1966) 5; Marvel Spotlight (1971) 30; material from Marvel Treasury Edition (1974) 10

Giant-Size X-Men

release date: Jul 14, 2021
Giant-Size X-Men
Collects Giant-Size X-Men: Tribute to Wein & Cockrum (2020) #1, Giant-Size X-Men (1975) #1. One comic book changed the face of Marvel Comics forever in 1975! Writer Len Wein and artist Dave Cockrum revamped the X-Men with an international cast including Storm, Nightcrawler, Colossus and Wolverine! This legendary story took fans by storm and set the stage for the X-Men to become the most popular heroes in the Marvel Universe! Now, 36 of Marvel’s top artists come together to re-create this epic story, each drawing one pulse-pounding page in tribute to a true Marvel masterpiece! This all-new, all-different tribute is presented alongside Wein and Cockrum’s inimitable original — together with behind-the-scenes artwork and more special features — and all on oversized pages that give new meaning to the title “Giant-Size X-Men”!

Green Lantern: John Stewart - A Celebration of 50 Years

release date: Jun 22, 2021
Green Lantern: John Stewart - A Celebration of 50 Years
Fifty years after John Stewart’s debut, this collection highlights the character’s greatest moments over the decades-both spacefaring and earthbound-from his first appearance in the legendary O’Neil/Adams Green Lantern run, to taking over from Hal Jordan as Earth’s Green Lantern, to being rechristened as the first mortal Guardian of the Universe. This volume includes Green Lantern Vol. 2 #87, #182, and #185, Green Lantern Vol. 3 #74 and #156, Green Lantern Vol. 4 #49, Green Lantern: Mosaic #18, and Justice League of America #110.

Brother Voodoo Masterworks Vol. 1

release date: May 05, 2021
Brother Voodoo Masterworks Vol. 1
Collects Strange Tales (1951) #169-173; Marvel Team-Up (1972) #24, Werewolf by Night (1972) #39-41, Marvel Two-In-One (1974) #41, Doctor Strange (1974) #41, Moon Knight (1980) #21; material from Tales of the Zombie (1973) #6, 10, Tomb of Dracula (1972) #34-37, Werewolf by Night (1972) #38, Marvel Super-Heroes (1990) #1, Doctor Strange (1988) #16-17, 20. In 1973, Marvel’s iconic series Strange Tales was reborn starring an extraordinary new horror hero. Today, the Marvel Masterworks are bringing the zombie hunting adventures of that hero—Brother Voodoo—back to life! Haitian-born, Jericho Drumm left his island nation to study psychology in America. When his brother is on his death bed, he returns home and this man of science becomes entangled in the spiritual world of voodoo! Jericho’s brother’s spirit is joined with his own, making him the new Brother Voodoo and a powerful protector of mankind. His exploits pit him against zombies and A.I.M. and team him with Moon Knight and Doctor Strange. The classic tales of Brother Brother are beautifully restored and collected in complete in this single volume.

Swamp Thing: The Bronze Age Vol. 3

release date: Feb 23, 2021
Swamp Thing: The Bronze Age Vol. 3
The saga of one of DC’s most unique characters continues in this collection of horror comics classics! Swamp Thing takes on monsters both human and inhuman in these stories, including Anton Arcane and his Un-Men and the sinister General Sunderland! Plus, the adaptation of the Swamp Thing movie, and a reprint of the classic Swamp Thing tale that introduces the Un-Men! Collects The Saga of the Swamp Thing #1-19 and The Saga of the Swamp Thing Annual #1.

Giant-Size X-Men: Tribute to Wein and Cockrum Gallery Edition

release date: Jul 27, 2021
Giant-Size X-Men: Tribute to Wein and Cockrum Gallery Edition
"Celebrate the anniversary of the book that revitalized the X-men! Revisit the fateful day that Professor X gathered an all-new, all-different, multinational mix of mutants as Storm, Nightcrawler, Colossus, Banshee, Sunfire, Thunderbird and Wolverine unite with Cyclops for the rescue mission that ushered in four decades of uncanny adventures! See how the original team reacted to the newly expanded roster! Learn the tragic histories of Colossus and Wolverine! Ask yourself "What If?" these new mutants had all died -- or never even met! And savor the explosive epic that revealed the group's true deadly genesis -- and the ill-fated existence of a previous team!"--Page [4] of cover.

DC Universe by Len Wein

release date: Oct 20, 2020

The Witching Hour (1968-1978) #9

release date: Sep 08, 2020
The Witching Hour (1968-1978) #9
Stories include “The Lonely Road Home!”; “The Day After Doomsday”; “The Last Straw”; “Trumpet Perilous!”; and “The Dark Well.”

Marvel-Verse

release date: Jul 29, 2020
Marvel-Verse
Collects Captain America (1968) #100, 255; Captain America: Fighting Avenger (2011) #1; Marvel Team-Up (1972) #13. He’s the most inspirational hero in the Marvel-Verse! Discover why Steve Rogers is a living legend with some of his most action-packed adventures! First, flash back in time for a thrilling re-examination of Captain America’s incomparable origin story! See frail Steve Rogers become a Super-Soldier, and thrill to his first mission as the Fighting Avenger of World War II! Plus: The Black Panther and Agent 13 join Cap in battle with one of his greatest foes, Baron Zemo — but is more going on than meets the eye? And Captain America and Spider-Man team up on a mission for S.H.I.E.L.D.! Can the shield-slinger and the web-slinger stop the stony Grey Gargoyle?

Green Lantern: 80 Years of the Emerald Knight The Deluxe Edition

release date: Jul 14, 2020
Green Lantern: 80 Years of the Emerald Knight The Deluxe Edition
DC celebrates the 80th anniversary of the Emerald Knight with this new hardcover collection of the best Green Lantern tales across the decades! This new hardcover celebrates the legacy of Green Lantern, from the debut of Alan Scott in 1940, to the character's rebirth in 1959 as test pilot Hal Jordan-part of a vast Green Lantern Corps that serves justice across the galaxy-to John Stewart, Guy Gardner, Kyle Rayner, Jessica Cruz, and beyond. Included in this title are some of the greatest Green Lantern tales ever, featuring stories and art by comics' top talents.

Adventures of Superman by George Perez

release date: May 12, 2020
Adventures of Superman by George Perez
The 1980s Superman stories by celebrated writer and artist George Pérez are collected in a new hardcover volume! These tales include a face-off with Brainiac, a team-up with O.M.A.C., the start of Superman's New 52 adventures, and much more. Collects DC Comics Presents #61, Action Comics #643-652 and Annual #2, and Superman #1-6 (2011 series).

Tales of the Batman: Marv Wolfman Volume 1

release date: Mar 31, 2020
Tales of the Batman: Marv Wolfman Volume 1
Marv Wolfman, legendary writer of The New Teen Titans and Crisis on Infinite Earths, also wrote some of the most memorable Batman stories of the 1980s! Stories in this volume include "Batman: Year 3," which detailed the origins of the original Robin, and more! Collects Batman #328-335 and #436-439, Detective Comics #408, The Brave and the Bold #167, World's Finest Comics #288, The New Teen Titans #37, and Batman and the Outsiders #5.

Batman: The Bat and the Cat: 80 Years of Romance

release date: Feb 04, 2020
Batman: The Bat and the Cat: 80 Years of Romance
This new hardcover features Batman and Catwoman's greatest team-ups from their 80-year history together by some of the best writers and artists in the industry! Follow the famous duo's ups and downs from the 1940s on opposite sides of the law to their recent engagement and more in stories from DC's rich history.

Batman by Neal Adams Book Three

release date: Jan 14, 2020
Batman by Neal Adams Book Three
These 1970s stories feature artist Neal Adams' collaborations with legendary writer Denny O'Neil and highlights characters from all across the Batman mythos, along with a team-up between the Dark Knight and his archenemy, The Joker. Collects Neal Adams's Batman stories from Batman #232, #234, #237, #243-245, #251, #255, Power Records PR-27 and PR-30 and more.

Danger Girl: Renegade

Danger Girl: Renegade
Abbey Chase is renowned across the globe as a brilliant young archaeologist and (a bit less renowned) as a member of the super-secret spy organization known as Danger. But what set of circumstances lead Abbey to become who she isãwho trained and shaped her into this remarkable person? Now, for the first time ever, Danger Girl readers will find the answer to these questions and more.

House of Secrets #92 Facsimile Edition (2019-) #1

release date: Aug 28, 2019
House of Secrets #92 Facsimile Edition (2019-) #1
DC’s original Swamp Thing made his unforgettable first appearance in this 1971 mystery comic, now reprinted in this new facsimile edition! Now’s your chance to experience writer Len Wein and artist Bernie Wrightson’s first take on DC’s most popular monster, along with several other scary tales.

Swamp Thing: Roots of Terror Deluxe Edition

release date: Jul 16, 2019
Swamp Thing: Roots of Terror Deluxe Edition
In this new collection, Swamp Thing is out of his element as he shepherds a lost boy through a blinding blizzard and other hazards of a strange, frozen tundra. In this touching and harrowing tale of survival, the pair must navigate countless threats throughout a bewildering terrain-with a bloodthirsty snow monster hot on their heels. But how long can they rely on each other? Plus, on Halloween, the barrier between worlds grows thin-and only the Swamp Thing is strong enough to face the monsters that come from the other side. In addition, this book features the final Swamp Thing story from the monster’s co-creator, Len Wein. Originally intended as the start of a new series, it is presented here with art by Kelley Jones. Collects stories from SWAMP THING WINTER SPECIAL #1, SWAMP THING HALLOWEEN HORROR GIANT #1 and stories from CURSED COMICS CAVALCADE #1 and YOUNG MONSTERS IN LOVE #1.

Tony Stark

release date: Jun 26, 2019
Tony Stark
Collects Tony Stark: Iron Man #6-11. All-out war on multiple fronts! Arsenal, the monstrous robot that once took on all the Avengers, is back in an all-new way — just as Tony Stark changes everything with his virtual world known as the eScape! But who controls the eScape? Who controls the real world? And who controls Iron Man? The answerto at least one of these questions is the vile villain called the Controller. And the answer to the others might surprise you! Iron Man isn’t just a suit. It’s an idea, born of a genius. And in a place where thought and existence are one and the same, where Tony Stark’s imagination is unchecked, what kind of terrifying, all-powerful Iron Man will be born?! Reality, the cyberscape and Tony Stark’s heart, mind and soul at stake!

Tales of the Green Lantern Corps Annual (1985-) #1

release date: May 09, 2019
Tales of the Green Lantern Corps Annual (1985-) #1
“…THOSE WHO WORSHIP EVIL’S MIGHT…!” They are the bravest heroes in the galaxy, but can even the soldiers of the Green Lantern Corps stand against a foe whom the Man of Steel himself barely defeated?

Justice League of America Annual (1983-) #1

release date: May 02, 2019
Justice League of America Annual (1983-) #1
Enjoy this great comic from DC’s digital archive!

Tales of the Green Lantern Corps (1981-) #1

release date: May 02, 2019
Tales of the Green Lantern Corps (1981-) #1
“CHALLENGE!” All 3,600 members of the Green Lantern Corps go to an emergency meeting on Oa. Krona interferes with the meeting, causing the Central Power Battery to explode.

The Defenders Omnibus Vol. 1

release date: Apr 20, 2021
The Defenders Omnibus Vol. 1
Doctor Strange, the Hulk, the Sub-Mariner, the Silver Surfer and Valkyrie. They are the dynamic Defenders, comics' greatest "non-team," and they do not rely on bylaws and butlers. They join together in moments of utmost crisis to face incomprehensible enemies like Dormammu, the Nameless One and the Enchantress. When they encounter heroes of a more conventional stripe, it's war-the watershed hero vs. hero Avengers/Defenders War, no less! This massive Omnibus also introduces Hawkeye, the Black Knight, Daredevil, Luke Cage, Son of Satan and Nighthawk as Defenders in classic adventures. It's a must-have edition collecting the complete Defenders runs of Roy Thomas, Steve Englehart and Len Wein in one beautifully restored volume. Sub-Mariner (1968) 34-35; Marvel Feature (1971) 1-3; Defenders (1972) 1-19; Giant-Size Defenders (1974) 1-2; Avengers (1963) 116-118; material from Avengers (1963) 115

Detective Comics (1937-) #480

release date: Mar 21, 2019
Detective Comics (1937-) #480
“THE PERFECT FIGHTING MACHINE.” A criminal employs Dr. Moon to transform a flabby, unloved man into a “perfect fighting machine” called the Gork, and sends him against an ailing Batman.

Detective Comics (1937-) #466

release date: Mar 14, 2019
Detective Comics (1937-) #466
ÒSIGNALMAN STEALS THE SPOTLIGHT!Ó Signalman returns to Gotham City to commit grand robberies, battle Batman and place his foe within a death trapÑthe Bat-Signal itself.

Batman by Neal Adams Book Two

release date: Jan 08, 2019
Batman by Neal Adams Book Two
Neal Adams' seminal Batman tales are collected in a new trade paperback graphic novel series, continued here in BATMAN BY NEAL ADAMS BOOK TWO! Over the years, many artists have contributed to the look of one of the most iconic characters in popular culture: Batman. The most influential and popular may be Neal Adams, who in the late 1960s put the Caped Crusader back in the shadows and updated his image for a new generation of fans. Now Adams' moody tales of the Dark Knight from the early 1970s are collected in trade paperback again, including a team-up story co-starring Deadman and the debut of the bestial Man-Bat. Collects BATMAN #219, DETECTIVE COMICS #395, #397, #400, #402, #404 and #407-408 and THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #86 and #96.

Conan the Barbarian: the Original Marvel Years Omnibus Vol. 5

release date: Oct 27, 2020
Conan the Barbarian: the Original Marvel Years Omnibus Vol. 5
Conan the Barbarian enters a new creative phase as J.M. DeMatteis ("Kraven's Last Stand") debuts as series writer. He will take Conan to the magical city in the clouds, Mreead-Zza; return fan-favorites Jenna and Murilo to the supporting cast; and team with John Buscema on a set of stories pitting Conan against Eilaynia, Princess of Mist. Then, Marvel legend Gil Kane takes the artistic reins for an extended run featuring "The Creation Quest" saga, while writer Bruce Jones (Incredible Hulk) mixes a blend of humor and horror. Plus: A story illustrated by titans John Buscema and Neal Adams, a pair of Annuals by Roy Thomas and Thomas and Buscema's Conan of the Isles graphic novel, reprinted for the fi rst time! COLLECTING: CONAN THE BARBARIAN (1970) 116-149, CONAN THE BARBARIAN ANNUAL (1973) 6-9, CONAN OF THE ISLES (1988), WHAT IF? (1977) 39

Siege Prelude

release date: Dec 27, 2018
Siege Prelude
Collects Dark Avengers #1, Dark Reign: The Cabal, Thor #600, Dark Reign: The List - Avengers, New Avengers Annual #3, Dark Reign: The Goblin Legacy and Marvel Spotlight (1971) #30. One collection packed with stories leading into Marvel's major event SIEGE! Remember when you were first introduced to the Cabal, the gathering of the most sinister members of the Marvel Universe, and you said to yourself: Well, that's going to blow up in everyone's face! Well, you were right!! Norman Osborn faces off with Doctor Doom and his mysterious threat to Doom is revealed.

Teen Titans: The Silver Age Vol. 2

release date: Dec 04, 2018
Teen Titans: The Silver Age Vol. 2
By the time the Silver Age rolled around, teenage sidekicks had been a staple of superhero comics for a long time. But as popular as they were, these young heroes-in-training never considered forming a junior Justice League. That all changed with the debut of Teen Titans in 1964 when Robin, Kid Flash and Aqualad united for the first time to fight crime and injustice. Later joined by Wonder Girl and Speedy, the Teen Titans quickly became the most iconic team of super-teens of all time. Teen Titans: The Silver Age Volume 2 collects Teen Titans #12-24 and features an amazing array of talented creators such as Bob Haney, Marv Wolfman, Len Wein, Nick Cardy, Neal Adams, Gil Kane and Wally Wood.

Luke Cage Epic Collection: Retribution

release date: Feb 16, 2021

Marvel Masterworks

release date: Nov 14, 2018
Marvel Masterworks
Collects Thor (1966) #267-278 and Marvel Preview #10. Not just one but two teams with godlike creative talents grace the latest Marvel Masterworks! First, Len Wein and Walter Simonson pit Thor against nuclear-powered mercenaries, bang on the Stilt-Man like a tin can, rock the world in a battle with Blastaar and conquer the massive artificial intelligence F.A.U.S.T.! Then, Roy Thomas and John Buscema take up the hammer in some of the most beautifully illustrated Asgardian epics of all time! Tapping deep into Thor’s mythic roots, they craft amazing adventures featuring the villainy of Loki, the death of Balder, the Midgard Serpent and a new Norse Thor — all as foretold in the legend of Ragnarok! Plus: Rare and never-before-reprinted Thor and Hercules stories from MARVEL PREVIEW!

Swamp Thing: The Bronze Age Vol. 1

release date: Oct 09, 2018
Swamp Thing: The Bronze Age Vol. 1
Deep in the bayous of Louisiana, far from civilization’s grasp, a shadowed creature seen only in fleeting glimpses roils the black waters…a twisted, vegetative mockery of a man…a Swamp Thing! Created by writer Len Wein and artist Bernie Wrightson, this shambling, muck-encrusted figure swiftly became one of DC’s most iconic characters of the Bronze Age of Comics, and his shocking stories have become classics in the gothic horror genre. Now, for the first time, all of these legendary early adventures are presented here in a comprehensive trade paperback edition. Swamp Thing: The Bronze Age Vol. 1 collects the original short story “Swamp Thing” from The House of Secrets #92 and Swamp Thing #1-13, featuring all of Wein and Wrightson’s original run on the series and including art by Nestor Redondo, Michael Wm. Kaluta and Luis Dominguez.

Iron Fist Epic Collection

release date: Sep 12, 2018
Iron Fist Epic Collection
Collecting Marvel Premiere (1972) #15-25, Iron Fist (1975) #1-15 And Marvel Team-Up (1972) #63-64. A Himalayan expedition to find the mystical city of K’un-Lun left 9-year-old Daniel Rand’s parents dead. But Daniel found the path to K’un-Lun and spent a decade there training under its immortal inhabitants — becoming an unmatched master of martial arts and spiritual control! Armed with the shattering power of the Iron Fist, Daniel left immortality behind to return to the Western world and avenge his parents’ deaths! In tales packed with wall-to-wall kung-fu action, Iron Fist runs a gauntlet through the Kara-Kai death cult, ninja adversaries and mystic dimensions — joined by Misty Knight and Colleen Wing! Iron Fist’s skill in both mind and body will be tested — until his final showdown with the Steel Serpent!

Marvel Two-In-One Epic Collection

release date: Aug 08, 2018
Marvel Two-In-One Epic Collection
Collecting Marvel Feature (1971) #11-12, Marvel Two-In-One (1974) #1-19 And Marvel Team-Up (1972) #47.Al #1. Watch out, Yancy Street! Benjamin Grimm, A.K.A. the Fantastic Four’s ever-lovin’ blue-eyed Thing, is stomping his way into his own series — guest-starring the greatest heroes in the Marvel Universe! In this inaugural MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE Epic Collection, the Thing battles the Incredible Hulk, the minions of Thanos and the giant monster Braggadoom — and even brings the Guardians of the Galaxy back into the firmament of Marvel stars! He also joins forces with icons like Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, Daredevil and Luke Cage to battle all manner of fearsome foes! And to top it all off, the Thing travels to the pages of MARVEL TEAM-UP to join the amazing Spider-Man in a MTIO/MTU crossover classic! Collecting Marvel Feature (1971) #11-12, Marvel Two-In-One (1974) #1-19 And Marvel Team-Up (1972) #47.Al #1.

Marvel Team-Up Masterworks Vol. 3

release date: May 09, 2018
Marvel Team-Up Masterworks Vol. 3
Collects Marvel Team-Up (1972) #23-30 and Giant-Size Spider-Man #1-3. With his popularity skyrocketing, Spider-Man became comicdom’s top seller — and fans wanted more, more, more! MARVEL TEAM-UP provided a second monthly dose of Spidey action with the added bonus of a new heroic guest star every issue. When even that wasn’t enough, Marvel launched GIANT-SIZE SPIDER-MAN, featuring double-sized extravaganzas! And lucky you, they’re both being collected here! The action includes adventures with Daredevil, Shang-Chi and the Falcon; horrific tales featuring Dracula and Brother Voodoo; and Spidey vs. the Hulk! And while Spider-Man takes the stage in GIANT-SIZE, the Human Torch teams up with Thor, Iron Man and the X-Men! It’s all brought to you by some of the greatest writers and artists Spidey has ever known!

The Brave and the Bold (1955-) #144

release date: Apr 12, 2018
The Brave and the Bold (1955-) #144
"THE ARROW OF ETERNITY!" Batman and Green Arrow travel back in time to the Battle of Agincourt to find a magic arrow that can penetrate any substance!
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