Fury Max is Garth Ennis’s take on Nick Fury as a Cold Warrior, trading in his jet pack and blue bodysuit for extrajudicial killings and murky political maneuverings. Fighting the Viet Cong instead of Hydra, and working for the CIA instead of SHIELD, this version of Nick Fury is more realpolitik than superhero. Major Spoilers has the review of Fury Max #9 so you can decide if this gritty tale of a real-world cigar-chomping one-eyed spy is for you. Plus: bonus Frank Castle!
From Preacher to The Boys, Garth Ennis’ titles are some of the most controversial, hard hitting, in-your-face comics in the business. Still, with a name so recognizable in the industry, why is his new series called “Garth Ennis‘ Red Team”? Is it because we would not believe Garth Ennis wrote a crime comic book? Is it like in movies where it says “Quentin Tarentino Presents” or a “Spike Lee Joint” in the title? Maybe the title Red Team was trademarked. Either way, with Garth Ennis’ name attached to the title, there are bound to be violence, blood, and a ton of adult content.
This week, it’s time to clean house on the Major Spoilers Podcast, by taking a look at the series featuring the pairing of Frank Castle, Garth Ennis, and Steve Dillon in The Punisher: Welcome Back, Frank.
The bestselling saga that defined one of the Marvel Universe’s most unique characters! Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon deliver a wild ride of innovative chaos, reinstating the Punisher as an unstoppable force dispensing his vigilante justice on the streets of New York City. But not everyone is happy to see him return: Two unlucky cops draw the unenviable task of capturing him, while the ruthless Ma Gnucci and her gang will stop at nothing to see him dead. The Punisher also must contend with nosy neighbors and the rise of three copycats – the Holy, Elite, and Mr. Payback – who want him to join their crime-cleansing force. Collecting Punisher (2000) #1-12.
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Acknowledged as one of the top comic book writers in the world, Garth Ennis has received critical acclaim for his work on titles such as Preacher, The Boys, and Punisher Max.
Now, his best work on the legendary lawman of British comics, Judge Dredd, has been collected together for the first time in a new book for North American readers. Packed with violent and darkly witty tales, here are the seeds of Ennis’ future success as he takes over his childhood icon from creator John Wagner.
Dynamite is proud to announce that Garth Ennis will write a new series – Red Team. Joining Garth is Dynamite up-and-coming artist Craig Cermak. Red Team is the first in a new series of crime books from Dynamite Entertainment.
This was mentioned briefly the other day, but Dynamite Entertainment has now made the official announcement that Garth Ennis’ The Boys will wrap with issue #72 that arrives in November.
Dynamite Entertainment has announced that the final Battlefields series by Garth Ennis is arriving in November, right around the same time the final issues of The Boys hits stores.
Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? For decades The Shadow has known the answer, and as the character has passed through print, radio, movies, and to comic books a number of time, it’s time for Garth Ennis to take a shot at the one who can cloud men’s minds.
Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows! The Shadow returns to comic stores written by the man born to write him – Garth Ennis. The artist joining Garth will be Aaron Campbell. Featuring covers by fan favorite artists Alex Ross, Howard Chaykin, Jae Lee and John Cassaday. The Shadow #1 his stores in April 2012!
Dynamite Entertainment has released a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week. Take the jump fro Danger Girl and the Army of Darkness #4, Warlord of Mars #13, Red Sonja #60, Kirby: Genesis – Silver Star #2, Warehouse 13 #3, Zorro Rides Again #6, and more.
Spinning off from the hit series Jennifer Blood, by acclaimed writer Garth (The Boys) Ennis, comes The Ninjettes! The Ninjettes #1 is written by incoming Jennifer Blood writer Al Ewing (picked by Garth to take over the series), drawn by Eman Casallos, with covers by Admira Wijaya and Johnny Desjardins! But who are the new Ninjettes? How did they come to be dead and/or decapitated? And what kind of brutal insanity is their passing about to unleash? Find out the grim connection between college student Kelly Hara and the ice-cold engine of death known as Varla as the origin of the Ninjettes is revealed! Don’t miss this ultra-violent odyssey of sin, scandal, brutality and branding coming next February with The Ninjettes #1!
At long last, the story of Billy Butcher, the Boys’ mysterious leader will be told! From the backstreets of London’s East End to the carnage of the Falklands War, from the heights of love to the depths of tragedy, the most violent man in comics reveals the terrible nature of the forces that drive him. And when he’s done, he’ll be ready… to finish things once and for all. Get The Boys Butcher, Baker, Candlestickmaker #1 this July only from Dynamite Entertainment!
“This is the story I’ve been waiting to tell since the very beginning of The Boys,” says writer Garth Ennis. “A good, long, disturbing look into the dark.”