Phillip Kennedy Johnson
LEGEND OF THE SWAMP THING HALLOWEEN SPECTACULAR #1It’s Halloween, and DC invites you to welcome Swamp Thing to your witching-hour festivities. In this 48-page collection of all-new stories, the Guardian of the Green reveals past lives and the unforgettable horrors that befall those who cross his path. From ancient Rome to present day, Swamp Thing stalks these ghostly and ghastly tales-all of which are best read by the light of a jack-o’-lantern!
THE LAST GOD #8Tyr’s fellowship makes its way into the depths of the cavernous Abyssal Realm, here they forge a horrifying pact with Jorunn, the cannibalistic and mad ruler of the Dwarrows. Thirty years later, Cyanthe’s fellowship finds themselves lost in the very same twisting cave system, dealing with the disastrous aftermath of the first fellowship’s actions 30 years past.Darkness is closing in on our intrepid heroes as they journey to the very edge of reality itself. But the worst is still yet to come.
BATMAN SECRET FILES #3Spinning out of the pages of Batman! Discover the origins and motivations behind the cabal of assassins who have come to Gotham to stop Batman from enacting his plans to save the city-including Deathstroke, Cheshire, Merlyn, and the new threats of Mr. Teeth and Gunsmith. What brought this team together, and who is frightening enough to boss Deathstroke around? It’s five killer tales from five killer creative teams in this can’t-miss issue!
THE LAST GOD #5Beyond the edge of creation lies the Black Stair. And beyond it, amidst the void, he waits. Mol Uhltep, The Last God. This is the tale of those who claimed to slay him, and the world they doomed with their lies.Thirty years in the past, Tyr forges an alliance with a new member of his fellowship, a powerful spellcaster who reveals an unimaginable truth to the Fellowship: the one, true origin of the Last God. In the present, as the forces of the Last God attempt to breach the Pinnacle, Skol, grandmaster of the Guild Eldritch, unveils her plan to Queen Cyanthe and Veikko, while Valko uncovers the first of many horrible truths about the cost of human magic.
THE LAST GOD #9At the edge of creation lies the Black Stair. And beyond it, amidst the void, He waits. Mol Uhltep, The Last God. This is the tale of those who claimed to slay him, and the world they doomed with their lies. The fires of cruelty burn hottest in the forges of the Abyssal Realm. In those treacherous caverns, Eyvindr and Valko face off against a horrific monster of incredible proportions and unyielding hunger. With Cyanthe and the rest of the fellowship separated from the two young heroes, survival will come at a great cost-- one that not all of them will survive.
THE LAST GOD #7At the edge of creation lies the Black Stair. And beyond it, amidst the void, He waits. Mol Uhltep, the Last God. This is the tale of those who claimed to slay him, and the world they doomed with their lies. The second act of The Last God begins! Shaken by their battle with the Flowering Dead and mourning a tragic loss, Cyanthe’s fellowship journeys to the treacherous Karkarok Mountains, where the Dwarrows dwell, in hopes of finding a safe haven for their wounded. But the subterranean artificers are nowhere to be found. With time running out for the world of Cain Anuun, the unlikely heroes will have to learn to trust each other if they are to have any hope of surviving the journey to the Black Stair. Meanwhile, 30 years in the past, Haakon the Peerless teaches Tyr’s fellowship how to kill the children of a god.
THE LAST GOD #6The Guild Eldritch’s plans for peace are thrown into peril by a defiant act of heroism, splintering Cyanthe’s fellowship and leaving them weakened as they go into battle against the transformed King Tyr. As the unlikely band of heroes attempts to put an end to their relentless foe, some of them will be tested, some will be punished, and some will be broken. Death is coming for the second fellowship, and it will not be denied. Thirty years in the past, armed with the secrets of the Last God’s birth, Tyr and his fellowship stalk the dark woodlands of Tchakatla Tuo in search of an ancient magic that Skol believes will be the key to defeating Mol Uhltep and his army of the undead.
DC'S CRIMES OF PASSION #1Passion. Betrayal. Murder. When you’re a private investigator, these are things you experience daily. But when you add capes to the mix-like Batman, Catwoman, and Harley Quinn? Things get even messier. The name’s Slam Bradley, and I’m telling you that this year’s Valentine’s Day special has more intrigue than you can shake a stick at. Ten tales of love-the kind of love that can push people over the edge. Don’t miss it...or I’ll make you pay.