Retro Reviews: The Vanisher by Kenneth Robeson
It's the start of "Raise The Khan," a globetrotting six-issue arc written by artist (and Doc Savage fan) extraordinaire J.G. Jones! When is a mummy not a mummy? When it's neither dead nor Egyptian, for starters. So what was a nearly unstoppable bruiser in bandages doing attacking the Egyptian wing of the Met in New York, and taking Johnny hostage on the streets of Cairo? DC Comics
There will be six issues. There are 6 covers for Issue 1: 3 regular, 2 Retailer Incentive covers, and a variant from Dynamic Forces. Here are the 3 regular covers and their artists."My original intention was to write NEVERMORE as a novel, and I still might do that one day," explains author Dean Koontz. "In the meantime, it is great fun for me to watch Keith Champagne, Leno Carvalho, Darick Robertson, and Tyler Walpole bring the concept to life so brilliantly." Press Release
From the moment they first met, Bobby Godric and Nora Watson were meant only for each other. Together, the two built an empire from their true love and hard work. Young, brilliant, and wealthy, the entire world was open to them until fate cruelly intervened, and Nora died suddenly.
Bobby Godric won't take the loss of his soulmate lying down.
Backed by a team of brilliant minds, Bobby invents Project: Nevermore, a way to travel to parallel worlds, searching among infinite earths for an exact, duplicate version of the love of his life. But when his travels attract the attention of THE HYDRA, an alien race conquering every Earth they can find, Bobby finds himself drawn into an ancient war he never dreamt existed, fighting to save humanity from a threat on the verge of extinguishing mankind forever.
All for the sake of love. Dynamite Entertainment
In the latest chapter of this thrilling adaptation of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time, Egwene and Moiraine discuss more while Rand eavesdrops, hoping not to be caught by the Aes Sedai, and the travelers end the first leg of their journey at the city of Baerlon. Put up at the Stag and Lion, they're allowed a moment to catch their breath, enjoy a hot bath, and a hot meal. With Lan continually reminding them that they can trust no one, will Rand even be able to find peace in sleep? Discover the answer in the Eye of the World! Dynamite Entertainment
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's dauntless detective returns in an all-new series of adventures exploring the sleuth's untold origins! Join Dr. John Watson as he meets young Sherlock Holmes in a fateful encounter that will\forever shape both men's destinies! Mysteries and murders most foul abound as we discover clues that reveal just how Holmes became the world's most famous [detective]. Dynamite EntertainmentOther covers
Just as John Carter is getting settled in on Mars, he gets a big surprise: Dejah Thoris. Dejah is a beautiful Martian princess, and protecting her is going to earn Carter plenty of enemies. We've only seen one side of Mars so far, but in this issue we're going to see a whole lot more. Dynamite Entertainment
The first True Blood series from IDW took the comic buying public by storm, fast becoming one of the most successful comics in our company’s history. Now, in celebration of this acclaimed series we are proud to release a special Legacy Edition of the first issue, containing all four covers as well as the first script, giving a rare insight into the inner workings of a comic book from initial thought to publication. IDW Publishing
It’s all-out war on Ceti Alpha V! Reeling from last issue’s devastating loss, Khan Noonien Singh rallies his troops for the ultimate battle for control of their world! The final missing piece of Khan’s life between “Space Seed” and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is at last revealed! IDW Publishing
It was the war that changed everything and brought Clark Savage, Jr., and Ronan McKenna together. But the things those men had to do as soldiers would one day tear them apart! Don't miss this thrilling flashback to the history of the First Wave universe; a story that sets the scene for the deadly conclusion of Doc's adventure in the Middle East! DC Comics
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson form an uneasy alliance with Van Helsing and learn the dark, sordid history of Count Dracula. But what could his true goal be – and is the entire British Empire at risk? The epic miniseries continues! DC ComicsNote that the actual cover is in rose tones. If I have a chance I'll scan it so you can see the difference.
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