Mike Hawthorne began his career as a self publisher with his company Thinktank Comics. He was given his first big break in Matt Wagner's Grendel: Red, White, and Black. He's gone on to work for virtually every comic publisher in the United States, and many of his works have been published overseas. He was nominated for an Eisner Award for his work with Greg Rucka on Queen & Country, and nominated for a Harvey Award for his work with Steve Murphy on their limited series Umbra. Mike is originally from New York, but now lives in central Pennsylvania with his wife and three children.
ACTION COMICS #23.1: CYBORG SUPERMAN
Deep in space sits a cybernetic force of evil unlike any other. What terrible connection does Cyborg Superman share with Krypton? And what alien force commands the robotic terror?
UN-MEN VOL. 1: GET YOUR FREAK ON
"Uniquely entertaining…wholly original…a fantastically dark world. I was sucked into it from the moment I opened the first issue." — Ain'tItCoolNews.comBreakout writer John Whalen and Eisner-nominated artist Mike Hawthorne (THE EXTERMINATORS, Queen and Country) bring chilling new life to THE UN-MEN — the former SWAMP THING adversaries created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson — in this volume collecting the first five issues of the new series that explores what it means to be a freak in a society filled with gawkers.
AMERICAN SPLENDOR: ANOTHER DOLLAR
More moving moments from the life of the essential everyman! Harvey Pekar returns with the second Vertigo volume of his AMERICAN SPLENDOR series. Harvey moves into his senior years and finds that he may be able to cope after all.
THE UN-MEN #4
"Get Your Freak On," Part 4. Kilcrop and Niko search for answers to the Aberrance murders in a decommissioned nuclear containment chamber. Someone tips off Cranius. Now they are trapped underground with UnCorp's ruthless security force, led by the multi-eyed Argus Panoptes, closing in.
THE EXTERMINATORS VOL. 3: LIES OF OUR FATHERS
In this volume collecting issues #11-16, the Bug-Bee-Gone boys bury one of their own while another member of the team remains missing, but the business of bug-killing must go on.
UN-MEN VOL. 2: CHILDREN OF PARADOX
Explore what it means to be a freak in a society filled with gawkers in this final collection featuring issues #6-13 of the chilling series. When the albino government agent known as Kilcrop investigates a mysterious illness infecting the town of Aberrance, he winds up facing temptations he never could have imagined.
THE UN-MEN #3
"Get Your Freak On" Part 3. With Janus Sr. and Jr. brutally severed from each other, the Un-Men-produced reality show American Freak faces premature cancellation — until Cranius has a brainstorm (what else?). Meanwhile, Kilcrop comes face to face with the leaders of the gaff uprising, unaware he's been betrayed by someone close to him, who he'd like to bring closer.
THE UN-MEN #5
The brain-rattling conclusion to the debut story arc, "Get Your Freak On." Cranius goes prime-time on the premier of "American Freak." But his reality show takes an unreal turn when the creeping flesh of Damien Kane makes an unscheduled guest appearance. And Kane has just one thing on his mind: vengeance against The Un-Men.