Get all Astonishing X-men by Joss Whedon in one Volume. Marvel June 2009 solicitation bring us the description of this special publication. Also solicited Digest version for Joss' run on Runaways.
BY JOSS WHEDON & JOHN CASSADAY OMNIBUS HC
Written by JOSS WHEDON
Art by JOHN CASSADAY & LAURA MARTIN
Cover by JOHN CASSADAY & LAURA MARTIN
Now in one titanic tome: the entire chart-topping run of super-team Joss Whedon and John Cassaday! Winner of multiple prestigious Eisner Awards, Whedon and Cassaday's ASTONISHING X-MEN was a smash hit with critics and fans alike from the very first issue -- winning praise from dozens of top media outlets including Entertainment Weekly, Publishers Weekly, TV Guide and New York Magazine, as well as racking up nearly every major comic-book industry award. Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Whedon and Cassaday (CAPTAIN AMERICA, Planetary) assembled a tight cast -- Cyclops, the Beast, Wolverine and Emma Frost, joined by returning fan-favorite Kitty Pryde -- and set forth a groundbreaking pace, from the opening pages of a Sentinel attack to the unexpected return of a beloved X-Man. Then, building on early momentum, they ratcheted up the danger and drama with a shocking second year, creating a must-read book that can truly be called "astonishing!" Packed with more than 40 pages of extras -- including creator interviews, script pages, character designs and variant covers. Collecting ASTONISHING X-MEN #1-24 and GIANT-SIZE ASTONISHING X-MEN #1.
680 PGS./Rated T+ ...$75.00
RUNAWAYS VOL. 8: DEAD END KIDS DIGEST
Written by JOSS WHEDON
Penciled by MICHAEL RYAN
Cover by JO CHEN
Rebellious teens Nico, Chase, Karolina, Molly, Victor and Xavin are survivors. All children of super-villains, they turned against their evil elders to become amateur super heroes. But when the authorities chase them out of Los Angeles, the Runaways forge an uneasy alliance with East Coast crime boss Kingpin, placing them on a collision course with the killer vigilante Punisher. The ensuing disaster hurls the kids a century backward in time, trapping them in 1907 New York - home of child labor, quaint technology and competing gangs of super-folk known as "Wonders." Can the Runaways get back to the future? Find out in a timeless tale of comedy, romance and old-fashioned heroism! Collecting RUNAWAYS #25-30.
152 PGS./Rated T+ ...$9.99
March 24 2009
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