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Mike Carey - Author

About the Author

Mike Carey is the acclaimed writer of Lucifer and Hellblazer (now filmed as Constantine). He has recently completed a comics adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere, and is the current writer on Marvel's X-Men and Ultimate Fantastic Four. He has also written the screenplay for a movie, Frost Flowers, which is soon to be produced by Hadaly Films and Bluestar Pictures.

Featured books by Mike Carey

Other books by Mike Carey

X-men: Marauders

X-men: Marauders

Author: Mike Carey Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/12/2018

The Highest House

The Highest House

Author: Mike Carey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/11/2018

To be born a slave is in fact not a fatality. And facts can be changed. In the country of Ossaniul, there is a fortress that is as disproportionate as it is inaccessible: the Highest House. Its masters, the noble family of Aldercrest, reign over a veritable army of slaves. At the bottom of the ladder, young Moth performs the most thankless tasks and has little hope of living past childhood. Until the day he meets Obsidian, a mysterious prisoner of the House who whispers to him in his sleep. If Moth does what he asks, Obsidian will give him fortune and glory. And there's every indication that Obsidian can make good on his promises. Will Moth accept the offer? Through a subtle alternate history, The Highest House takes us to a fictional country reminiscent of the Balkan kingdoms of the 16th century. Mike Carey and Peter Gross (Lucifer, The Unwritten) draw from this context a captivating fantasy narrative that reflects on the human soul, the corrupting power of slavery, and the inequalities of class, all from the different perspectives of the House's many inhabitants. Both immediate and timeless, Highest House is a multifaceted fantasy sure to stay with readers long after the final page has turned. ? Advance solicited for November release! ? From the creators of The Unwritten, twice nominated for a Hugo Award!

Barbarella Vol. 1

Barbarella Vol. 1

Author: Mike Carey, Kenan Yarar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/10/2018

Earth's star-crossed daughter is back! When Barbarella wanders into a war zone, the theocratic rulers of Parosia arrest and imprison her. A prison break is brewing, but now that she knows what the Parosians do to their own citizens Barbarella decides to make this fight her own...

X-men Legacy: Aftermath

X-men Legacy: Aftermath

Author: Mike Carey, Paul Davidson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2018

Ultimate Fantastic Four Vol.9: Silver Surfer

Ultimate Fantastic Four Vol.9: Silver Surfer

Author: Mike Carey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2018

X-men Legacy: Salvage

X-men Legacy: Salvage

Author: Mike Carey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2018

X-men: Age Of X

X-men: Age Of X

Author: Mike Carey Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/09/2018

Ultimate Fantastic Four Vol.10: Ghosts

Ultimate Fantastic Four Vol.10: Ghosts

Author: Mike Carey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2018

Ultimate X-men Fantastic Four

Ultimate X-men Fantastic Four

Author: Mike Carey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2018

X-men Legacy: Lost Legions

X-men Legacy: Lost Legions

Author: Mike Carey, Khoi Pham, Steve Kurth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2018

X-men Legacy: Collision

X-men Legacy: Collision

Author: Mike Carey Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/09/2018

X-men: Supernovas

X-men: Supernovas

Author: Mike Carey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2018

The Unwritten The Deluxe Edition Book One

The Unwritten The Deluxe Edition Book One

Author: Mike Carey Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/12/2016

When an enormous scandal reveals that Tom might really be a boy-wizard made flesh, Tom comes into contact with a very mysterious, very deadly group that has secretly kept tabs on him all his life. To protect his own life and discover the truth behind his origins, Tom traverses a series of locations that have been featured on a very special map. This document charts places throughout world history where fictions--ranging from literary works to folktales to pop culture--have impacted and tangibly shaped reality. In the process, Tom uncovers a huge conspiracy that spans the entirety of the history of fiction. Mike Carey and Peter Gross's classic Vertigo series is now available, for the first time ever, in hardcover with with bonus material including sketches, scripts and other concept material. Collects THE UNWRITTEN #1-12.

Rowan's Ruin

Rowan's Ruin

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 30/11/2016

Katie has always had things pretty easy, growing up in comfortable circumstances in Florida. But when she finds herself with a long summer break before grad school, she decides to do a house-swap with a British girl, Emily, as a way to vacation relatively cheaply'and to get out from under her parents' attentiveness. England is great, so different from Florida, and the house, called Rowans Rise, is charming. But soon she starts having nightmares'really, really, strong ones. Curious, Katie researches the owners of the house, and discovers it may have more of a sinister history than she thought..

Suicide Risk Vol. 6

Suicide Risk Vol. 6

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 24/02/2016

With his newly adopted Earth at stake, Requiem must forge an alliance with a powerful entity more dangerous than himself: Aisa. The follower of a great and ancient goddess, Aisa and her sister Diva may hold the key to closing the F.A.U.L.T.Line once and for all-but on which side will Tracey find herself when they do? Mike Carey (Lucifer, The Unwritten) and fan-favorite artist Elena Casagrande (Hulk, Hack/Slash) conclude the mysterious superhero world of Suicide Risk with this critically acclaimed sixth and final arc. Collects issues #22-25.

Rowan's Ruin #4

Rowan's Ruin #4

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 13/01/2016

Final issue! Emily is back from America, and she's ready to defend her secret at any cost.

Rowan's Ruin #3

Rowan's Ruin #3

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 02/12/2015

As Katie's parents try to get to know their English visitor in Florida, Katie looks into the history of Emily's family and discovers disturbing details about their deaths.

Rowan's Ruin #2

Rowan's Ruin #2

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 04/11/2015

Katie begins to see a mutilated figure in the mirrors of Emily's home.

House of War and Witness

House of War and Witness

Author: Mike Carey, Linda Carey, Louise Carey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/11/2015

1740. With the whole of Europe balanced on the brink of war, an Austrian regiment is sent to the furthest frontier of the empire to hold the border against the might of Prussia. Their garrison, the ancient house called Pokoj. But Pokoj is already inhabited, by a company of ghosts from every age of the house's history.

Rowan's Ruin #1

Rowan's Ruin #1

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 07/10/2015

Katie has always had things pretty easy, growing up in comfortable circumstances in Florida. But when she finds herself with a long summer break before grad school, she decides to do a house-swap with a British girl, Emily, as a way to vacation relatively cheaply'and to get out from under her parents' attentiveness. England is great, so different from Florida, and the house, called Rowans Rise, is charming. But soon she starts having nightmares'really, really, strong ones. Curious, Katie researches the owners of the house, and discovers it may have more of a sinister history than she thought..

Inferno Vol.1 #1

Inferno Vol.1 #1

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 02/09/2015

The Inferno. It is a sprawling, endless mass made up of the fragments of every earthly city that ever existed. Its inhabitants are the damned, the desperate...those whom redemption cannot touch. It is a city that revels in its debauchery, where crime is the passion and sin is the fuel. It is a city of pain. It is a city where John Travis suddenly finds himself for sins committed before...but was it a mistake? See why Comic International calls Inferno "e;A work of genius on the dark fantasy genre."e;Overview: From the mind of Mike Carey, writer of DC Comic's Lucifer series now in development as a television series by FOX. And writer on such titles as Marvel's X-Men, Fantastic Four; DC's Hellblazer, Batman. Along with artist Michael Gaydos (Marvel's New Avengers, Spider-Man, Daredevil). A mysterious man in a mysterious city. A city infested with corruption...fueled by sin...and justice is independent of the laws. At the heart of the netherworld is the city called Inferno...a sprawling, endless mass made up of fragments of every earthly city that ever existed. Its inhabitants are the damned, the desperate...those whom redemption cannot touch. When John Travis is murdered, it is to Inferno that his spirit comes. But it's all a mistake...Travis' killers were looking for someone else. Now Travis finds himself both pawn and prize in a game he doesn't understand and the stakes include both his immortal soul and his memory of a past life. Travis has his allies, of course, including the prophet Nostradamus and the woman Shule Borraial. Together they're prepared to risk their own souls to get Travis back into the city in one piece. But why do they claim to have met Travis before? And why did they have him killed? Inferno is more than the saga of a loner trying to make sense of a strange and terrifying world in which he is thrown into. It is the story of the city itself which seems to permeate its own evil life through the streets and all of its inhabitants. Can one man make a difference?

Inferno Vol.1 #2

Inferno Vol.1 #2

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 02/09/2015

The were-woman Shule Borraial faces death by fire in Holt's palace, and Travis faces a fragment of his forgotten past on the rooftops of the city. Meanwhile, Nostradamus faces the anti-magical might of Malateste. It's not a good day in Hell for anybody, and for one of the three, it may be their last. But what have you got to be afraid of when you're already dead and damned? "e;It's in these self-contained stories that we see how talented Carey is. His imagination and appreciation of the human heart make for storytelling that is both entertaining and thought-provoking."e; - Fandom.com

Inferrno Vol.1 #3

Inferrno Vol.1 #3

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 02/09/2015

Travis and Shule find themselves walking right into Malateste's trap and into the biggest fight of their lives. Shule learns about the headless men, and the fate of Nostradamus is revealed. Meanwhile, an enigmatic object is found at the top of Baal's tower - a glistening black sphere that could unlock the secret of Travis' double life and give him the power and memories of the sorcerer Jacomo Terence. That is, if he can avoid having his own mind obliterated in the process.

Inferno Vol.1 #4

Inferno Vol.1 #4

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 02/09/2015

Cry havoc, and let slip the hounds of hell. Malateste and his hunters are in full cry as they pursue Travis through the labyrinth of Lord Baal's tower. Travis' goal is to find the lost memories of Jacomo Terence and take them back, but the only way to do it is to surrender his own identity forever. And one step away, in the strange otherworld known as the Mirrortime, Lord Baal is waiting to ensnare him into a bizarre confrontation.

Inferno Vol.1 #5

Inferno Vol.1 #5

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 02/09/2015

Murdered by an unknown assailant, John Travis finds himself in Inferno, a Hell not of fiery demons and satanic majesty, but an endless city seething with corruption, intrigue and despair. Yet death is the least of Travis' problems; he is accused of being Jacomo Terence, dead 800 years and the first man to escape Hell and live his life again. Naturally, this did not sit well with the Infernal Powers, and so Travis finds himself at the centre of a vast power struggle and thrust into battle with Inferno's seneschal, Lord Baal. The epic conclusion to the Inferno saga.

Suicide Risk #25

Suicide Risk #25

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 03/06/2015

Final issue! Leo must decide between his old life and his new life as the fate of the universe hangs in the balance. Does he save his real family, or the ones they forced him to love? Does it make a difference?

Suicide Risk #24

Suicide Risk #24

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 22/04/2015

The penultimate issue! With the truth about F.A.U.L.T.Line revealed, Requiem, Terza, and Aisa must team up to protect Earth...but which Earth? And will the newly awakened heroes follow Requiem?

Suicide Risk #23

Suicide Risk #23

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 25/03/2015

With two Earths pitted in direct conflict, Requiem and his daughter Terza must find a way to bury their bloodlust long enough to save the people they've come to care for the most: their family.

Suicide Risk #22

Suicide Risk #22

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 18/02/2015

With his newly adopted Earth at stake, Requiem must forge an alliance with a powerful entity more dangerous than himself: Aisa. The follower of a great and ancient goddess, Aisa and her sister Diva may hold the key to closing the F.A.U.L.T.Line once and for all-but which side will Tracey find herself when they do?

Suicide Risk Vol. 4

Suicide Risk Vol. 4

Author: Mike Carey Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/02/2015

Mike Carey's gripping deconstruction of the superhero genre heats up in this latest volume! With an entire country in their grasp, the super-villain team Nightmare Scenario has forced the world's leaders to come to the table for negotiations. But Just-A-Feeling's namesake warns of an even greater, bloodier calamity, and every life Leo has managed to save helping Nightmare Scenario against his will, is suddenly at risk...

UNTOUCHABLE Issue 1

UNTOUCHABLE Issue 1

Author: Mike Carey, Samit Basu Format: eBook Release Date: 03/02/2015

Young Vimal is an outcast, constantly bullied and brutalized by his peers. Having never met his father, he has been told by his schoolmates that he's the horrific offspring of a demon that impregnated his noble mother. When he accidentally awakens Jara, an actual demon of sinister beauty and malevolent power, from a centuries-long slumber, his life takes a turn for the evil. Fed by the boy's anger and pain, Jara twists the trauma into a thirst for vengeance, offering him a 'magic' powder with which to exact revenge on his tormentors. But such gifts come with a price... This original tale is the first East-meets-West collaboration between British comics' master Mike Carey (X-Men, The Stranded) and Asia maverick creator Samit Basu (Devi).

Suicide Risk #21

Suicide Risk #21

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 14/01/2015

Faced with either protecting the false family he's come to love, or the real, violent one he left behind the F.A.U.L.T.Line, the rift between Leo's past and present begins to violently pull apart. But he may not have time to make a choice, as there may not be an Earth-either Earth-left to return to!

STRANDED Graphic Novel, Volume 1

STRANDED Graphic Novel, Volume 1

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 19/12/2014

What if your entire life - your childhood, your family, your memories - was a lie? THE STRANDED features a group of seemingly ordinary people that must face the terrifying reality that they're all, secretly, from another world, implanted with false memories to keep them safe from harm. But a deadly, otherworldly force has targeted them for death, and their only hope is a dark, mysterious woman sent to Earth as their protector. One by one, she must awaken The Stranded's true selves - along with their powerful, unique psychic and physical abilities. Created and written by acclaimed novelist/comics writer Mike Carey (X-MEN, Lucifer, Unwritten, The Devil You Know)!

NICOLAS CAGE / WESTON CAGE: VOODOO CHILD, Issue 2

NICOLAS CAGE / WESTON CAGE: VOODOO CHILD, Issue 2

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 19/12/2014

Created by Weston Cage and acclaimed actor Nicolas Cage (Ghost Rider; The Rock; National Treasure)Gabriel Moore's life should have ended almost 150 years ago-and in some ways, it did-but he was brought back by John Messenger, to the world of post-Katrina New Orleans. As he closes in on his human enemies, his path once again runs across Detective Robert Julien's murder investigation, with violent results. But Gabriel is being hunted in this turn, by the most powerful of the voodoo loas, and Baron Samedi has his own terrifying ways of dealing with the risen dead...

NICOLAS CAGE / WESTON CAGE: VOODOO CHILD, Issue 3

NICOLAS CAGE / WESTON CAGE: VOODOO CHILD, Issue 3

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 19/12/2014

Created by Weston Cage and acclaimed actor Nicolas Cage (Ghost Rider; The Rock; National Treasure)Gabriel Moore's life should have ended almost 150 years ago-and in some ways, it did-but he was brought back by John Messenger, to the world of post-Katrina New Orleans. As he closes in on his human enemies, his path once again runs across Detective Robert Julien's murder investigation, with violent results. But Gabriel is being hunted in this turn, by the most powerful of the voodoo loas, and Baron Samedi has his own terrifying ways of dealing with the risen dead...

NICOLAS CAGE / WESTON CAGE: VOODOO CHILD, Issue 4

NICOLAS CAGE / WESTON CAGE: VOODOO CHILD, Issue 4

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 19/12/2014

Created by Weston Cage and acclaimed actor Nicolas Cage (Ghost Rider; The Rock; National Treasure)When crows eat the eyes of a dead man, his soul stumbles blind into hell: but when crows eat the eyes of a voodoo bokor, something very different happens. Gabriel Moore is about to find out what that something is, as his enemies enter into an unholy alliance to destroy him.

NICOLAS CAGE / WESTON CAGE: VOODOO CHILD, Issue 5

NICOLAS CAGE / WESTON CAGE: VOODOO CHILD, Issue 5

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 19/12/2014

Created by Weston Cage and acclaimed actor Nicolas Cage (Ghost Rider; The Rock; National Treasure)Detectives Julien and Land make a fateful discovery about the man behind New Orleans' wave of murders and kidnappings, while Gabriel Moore meets the voodoo loa known as Maman Brigitte - and is given both a warning and a gift.

NICOLAS CAGE / WESTON CAGE: VOODOO CHILD, Issue 6

NICOLAS CAGE / WESTON CAGE: VOODOO CHILD, Issue 6

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 19/12/2014

Created by Weston Cage and acclaimed actor Nicolas Cage (Ghost Rider; The Rock; National Treasure)Gabriel Moore confronts the demons in his own past as he and detective Robert Julien finally join forces against their true enemy: an enemy who has been manipulating the Voodoo Child from the moment he rose from the grave. But New Orleans is on fire, and it may already be too late to stop a slaughter of innocents turning into something even worse.

STRANDED, Issue 1

STRANDED, Issue 1

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 19/12/2014

What if your entire life - your childhood, your family, your memories - was a lie? THE STRANDED features a group of seemingly ordinary people that must face the terrifying reality that they're all, secretly, from another world, implanted with false memories to keep them safe from harm. But a deadly, otherworldly force has targeted them for death, and their only hope is a dark, mysterious woman sent to Earth as their protector. One by one, she must awaken The Stranded's true selves - along with their powerful, unique psychic and physical abilities. Created and written by acclaimed novelist/comics writer Mike Carey (X-MEN, Lucifer, Unwritten, The Devil You Know)!

STRANDED, Issue 2

STRANDED, Issue 2

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 19/12/2014

What if your past, everything you knew, was a lie? A mysterious assassin called Janus knows - and he's determined to kill the Stranded one by one before they can learn of their true, extraterrestrial origins. Now Tamree, their protector, races against time to awaken them to their true nature and powers. But Janus holds a secret weapon: his inhuman companion, Dzin - whose connection to Tamree may doom the protector's mission before it's even truly begun. Created and written by acclaimed novelist/comics writer Mike Carey (X-MEN, Lucifer, Unwritten, The Devil You Know)!

STRANDED, Issue 3

STRANDED, Issue 3

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 19/12/2014

What if your past, everything you knew, was a lie? For the Stranded, aliens sent to Earth and implanted with the memories of human beings, it's all true - and now the tension rises as a deadly assassin called Janus seeks their deaths. Tamree, protector of the Stranded, must fight a deadly psychic battle to save her charges. But even if she wins, she can't protect them all at once - and the most powerful of them may be the next to fall! Created and written by acclaimed novelist/comics writer Mike Carey (X-MEN, Lucifer, Unwritten, The Devil You Know)!

STRANDED, Issue 4

STRANDED, Issue 4

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 19/12/2014

What if your past, everything you knew, was a lie - a cover story for your true past on another world? As the Stranded's true memories resurface, they face the final showdown with their deadly enemy Janus. But now, the greatest threat to their survival may come from one of their own. And even if Janus falls, his masters - The Forgotten - have only begun their campaign of extermination. Created and written by acclaimed novelist/comics writer Mike Carey (X-MEN, Lucifer, Unwritten, The Devil You Know)!

STRANDED, Issue 5

STRANDED, Issue 5

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 19/12/2014

What if your past, everything you knew, was a lie - a cover story for your true past on another world? One by one, the Stranded have awakened to their true selves, their true memories, and the amazing powers that are their birthright. Now, in this concluding issue, their protector Tamree gathers them together for a final battle against the assassin called Janus. But one of their own has run amok, cutting a bloody swath of destruction across the world. Before this issue is over, Stranded's lives will become much, much more complicated - and dangerous. Created and written by acclaimed novelist/comics writer Mike Carey (X-MEN, Lucifer, Unwritten, The Devil You Know)!

Voodoo Child Graphic Novel, Volume 1

Voodoo Child Graphic Novel, Volume 1

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 19/12/2014

Created by the father and son team of Weston Cage and acclaimed actor Nicolas Cage (Ghost Rider; The Rock; National Treasure) and written by Mike Carey (Untouchable, Lucifer, Unwritten) with artwork by Dean Hyrapiet (Buddha, Virulents, Dead Soldier).Shadows can cloak the mysteries of the past, the deeds tat should be forgotten, and the mistakes that are not meant to be ignored. But some shadows cannot be held in the darkness for long, for some have a story to tell...Gabriel Moore is no ordinary child. He's not really living... but he's not really dead, either. In 1860, the plantation of union sympathizer Mason Moore is burned to the ground by secessionists. In the battle, Moore's illegitimate son is killed, but as he gasps his last breaths, a voodoo bokor casts a spell on him. The bokor cannot save Gabriel from death entirely, but puts the boys spirit in limbo where he must wait until someone can summon him.Centuries later, Gabriel re-emerges, but he's no longer a mere boy - he's a Voodoo Child. And he's got some unfinished business to attend to... "e;The art gives it a dark, scary gloss that sticks out as a nice change from the flood of zombie and vampire tales that make up most of the horror genre."e; - Variety"e;Nicolas Cage loves comic books so much, he created one of his own."e; - USA Today"e;Each book is filled with great dialogue and excellent storytelling."e; - Geeks of Doom"e;This is storytelling that draws you in with ghouls that are involving to watch and gets under your skin with monstrosities that aren't so easily escaped. (4.5 out of 5 stars)"e; - Comic Critique"e;It's got an anti-hero who doesn't mind getting a bit bloody while trying to avenge his family. (Mike) Carey is starting to climb my chart of competent writers, and I fully expect more reading from this title. (4.5 out of 5 Stars)"e; - Comics Bulletin

Suicide Risk #20

Suicide Risk #20

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 10/12/2014

The Men of Gold, the alternate earth police corps that sentenced Requiem to a life sentence in the F.A.U.L.T.Line for his crimes against humanity, have decided enough is enough. If Requiem refuses to submit to their authority and accept his punishment as his due, they'll do anything to ensure that justice is served. Even if they have to destroy Earth to serve it....

Suicide Risk #20

Suicide Risk #20

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 10/12/2014

The Men of Gold, the alternate earth police corps that sentenced Requiem to a life sentence in the F.A.U.L.T.Line for his crimes against humanity, have decided enough is enough. If Requiem refuses to submit to their authority and accept his punishment as his due, they'll do anything to ensure that justice is served. Even if they have to destroy Earth to serve it....

Suicide Risk #18

Suicide Risk #18

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 01/10/2014

We return to the parallel world where Requiem, Terza, and the others with super powers originally came from: Ultramar. In this special one-shot issue we explore the kind of crime you have to commit to be banished not only from a world, but an entire dimension...

Suicide Risk #17

Suicide Risk #17

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 10/09/2014

With the truth revealed of who Requiem is and how he came to be Leo Winters, the Winters family believes the worst is behind them. However, even in the midst of the long-earned family reunion, an even greater threat is beginning to emerge: What is the F.A.U.L.T.Line and what does it mean for Leo Winters, his family....and the entire planet?

Zombies: More Recent Dead

Zombies: More Recent Dead

Author: Mike Carey, Neil Gaiman, Joe R. Lansdale, Caitlin R. Kiernan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2014

The living dead are more alive than ever! Zombies have become more than an iconic monster for the twenty-first century: they are now a phenomenon constantly revealing as much about ourselves - and our fascination with death, resurrection, and survival - as our love for the supernatural or post-apocalyptic speculation. Our most imaginative literary minds have been devoured by these incredible creatures and produced exciting, insightful, and unflinching new works of zombie fiction. We've again dug up the best stories published in the last few years and compiled them into an anthology to feed your insatiable hunger...

Suicide Risk #16

Suicide Risk #16

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 06/08/2014

Having embraced her birthright, Tracey Winters taps into her power to set the world right-by whatever means necessary. And if she is anything like her father-now the vengeful Requiem-those means can be very bloody...

X-men: No More Humans

X-men: No More Humans

Author: Mike Carey, Salvador Larroca Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/05/2014

Suicide Risk Vol. 2

Suicide Risk Vol. 2

Author: Mike Carey, Elena Casagrande Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/03/2014

When super-powered bad guys inexplicably appeared in the world, the world was unprepared. In the face of heroes and humans alike dying at the hands of the rising tide of supervillains, beat cop Leo Winters did what he had to to fight back: he got super powers.Now barely able to grasp the unexpected turn his life has taken Leo launches his own, off-the-books investigation into the super-villains that decimated his unit and put his partner in the hospital. With little to go on but the image of Memento Mori turning people into dust with all but a touch, Leo must delve into a her past to discover the key to his future... The ongoing series by award-winning author Mike Carey (X-Men, The Unwritten) and fan-favorite artist Elena Casagrande (Hulk, Hack/Slash) continues here!

Suicide Risk Vol. 1

Suicide Risk Vol. 1

Author: Mike Carey, Elena Casagrande Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/10/2013

Eisner Award-nominated writer Mike Carey (UNWRITTEN, X-MEN: LEGACY) brings his first original ongoing series to BOOM! Studios! Heroes are dying, and cops are dying twofold. Humanity is underpowered in the face of their onslaught, and people are suffering untold casualties trying to stem the flow. After barely surviving a super-powered bank heist gone horribly wrong, beat cop Leo Winters vowed to try and find a way to stop them. Following a lead, he discovered two lowlifes who seemed to be able to grant a person powers...for the right price. Thing is: you don't get to choose which power. It's seemingly random, a crap-shoot, a risk. Will Leo decide to take that risk? And why is it that even the heroes in this world eventually break...bad? Eisner Award nominated writer and novelist Mike Carey (UNWRITTEN, X-MEN: LEGACY) and rising star Elena Casagrande (HULK, HACK/SLASH) deliver a smart, mind-bending deconstruction of the superhero genre that will have you questioning your definition of a hero. This volume, featuring a cover by Tommy Lee Edwards (TURF, MARVEL 1985), collects the first four issues of the critically-acclaimed series.

The Unwritten Vol. 6

The Unwritten Vol. 6

Author: Mike Carey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/10/2012

In this new volume collecting The Unwritten #31-35.5 (including all the half issues), Tom Taylor goes to war against the cabal that has tormented, imprisoned, and tried to destroy him.

Inferno

Inferno

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 15/10/2012

A mysterious man in a mysterious city...a city of corruption...fueled by sin...and justice is independent of the laws. At the heart of the netherworld is the city of Inferno...a sprawling, endless mass made up of fragments of every earthly city that ever existed. Its inhabitants are the damned, the desperate...those whom redemption cannot touch. When John Travis is murdered, it is the Inferno that his spirit comes to. But it's all a mistake...Travis' killers were looking for someone else. Now Travis finds himself both pawn and prize in a game he doesn't understand and the stakes include both his immortal soul and his memory of a past life. Travis has his allies including the prophet Nostradamus and the woman Shule Borraial. Together they're prepared to risk their own souls to get Travis back into the city in one piece. But why do they claim to have met Travis before? And why did someone have him killed? Inferno is more than the saga of a loner trying to make sense of a strange and terrifying world in which he is thrown into. It is the story of the city itself which seems to permeate its own evil life through the streets and all of its inhabitants. Can one man make a difference? Collects issues 1-5.

X-men: Age Of X

X-men: Age Of X

Author: Mike Carey Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/08/2011

The Naming Of The Beasts A Felix Castor Novel

The Naming Of The Beasts A Felix Castor Novel

Author: Mike Carey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2009

They say the road to Hell is paved with good intentions, but if you ask Castor he'll tell you there's quite a bit of arrogance and reckless stupidity lining the streets as well. And he should know. There's only so many times you can play both sides against the middle and get away with it. Now, the inevitable moment of crisis has arrived and it's left Castor with blood on his hands. Well, not his hands, you understand; it's always someone else who pays the bill: friends, acquaintances, bystanders. So Castor drowns his guilt in cheap whisky, while an innocent woman lies dead and her daughter comatose, his few remaining friends fear for their lives and there's a demon loose on the streets. But not just any demon - this one rides shotgun on his best friend's soul and can't be expelled without killing him. Looks like Felix Castor's got some tough choices to make, because expel the demon he must or all Hell will break loose. Literally . . .

Secret Invasion: X-men

Secret Invasion: X-men

Author: Mike Carey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/03/2009

Liquid City

Liquid City

Author: Mike Carey, Sonny Liew, Gerry Alanguilan, Lat Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2008

The full-color Liquid City anthology brings together creators based mainly in Southeast Asia, such as Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam. From Leong Wan Kok's distinct post-apocalyptic landscapes and alien creatures to Lat's unique and charming take on Malaysian life, from Mike Carey's meditation on colonialism to Ken Foo's dark tales of regurgitations and bodily transformations, Liquid City presents an edgy vision of lives in cities past, present, and future.

Ultimate Fantastic Four Vol.6

Ultimate Fantastic Four Vol.6

Author: Mike Carey Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/09/2008

Wetworks TP Vol 02

Wetworks TP Vol 02

Author: Mike Carey, Keith Giffen, J M DeMatteis Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2008

Written by Mike Carey and J.M. DeMatteis Cover by Portacio Art by Whilce Portacio, Richard Friend, Joel Gomez and Trevor Scott Collecting issues #6-12 of the all-new WETWORKS series! The classic Wetworks team is reunited - but they're up against a united front of Earth's vampires, mutated into even stronger forms! Plus, Mother-One is suddenly gripped by a mysterious - and deadly - illness. And only Ab-Death holds the answers!

Dead Men's Boots A Felix Castor Novel, vol 3

Dead Men's Boots A Felix Castor Novel, vol 3

Author: Mike Carey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2007

Before he died, Castor's fellow exorcist John Gittings made several calls asking for help and if Castor had answered them, John might still be alive. So when a smooth-talking lawyer comes out of nowhere to claim the remains, Castor owes it to John's unhappy ghost and even more unhappy widow to help out. If only life were that simple. A brutal murder in King's Cross bears all the hallmarks of an American serial killer supposedly forty years dead, and it takes more good sense than Castor possesses not to get involved. He's also fighting a legal battle over the body - if not the soul - of his possessed friend, Rafi, and can't shake the feeling that his three problems are related. With the help of the succubus Juliet, paranoid zombie data-fence Nicky Heath and a little judicious digging, Castor just might have a chance of fitting the pieces together before someone drops him down a lift shaft or rips his throat out. Or not. . .

Devil You Know

Devil You Know

Author: Mike Carey Format: eBook Release Date: 10/07/2007

Felix Castor is a freelance exorcist, and London is his stamping ground. It may seem like a good ghostbuster can charge what he likes and enjoy a hell of a lifestyle--but there's a risk: Sooner or later he's going to take on a spirit that's too strong for him. While trying to back out of this ill-conceived career, Castor accepts a seemingly simple ghost-hunting case at a museum in the shadowy heart of London--just to pay the bills, you understand. But what should have been a perfectly straightforward exorcism is rapidly turning into the Who Can Kill Castor First Show, with demons and ghosts all keen to claim the big prize. That's OK: Castor knows how to deal with the dead. It's the living who piss him off...

Crossing Midnight

Crossing Midnight

Author: Mike Carey Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/06/2007

Written by Mike Carey Art by Jim Fern, Rob Hunter and Mark Pennington Cover by J.H. Williams III Miyazaki's Spirited Away meets Asian horror in this inital volume of CROSSING MIDNIGHT, collecting the acclaimed first five issues of the series by writer Mike Carey (LUCIFER) and artist Jim Fern (FABLES). A compelling fantasy/horror series set in the heart of present-day Nagasaki, Japan, CROSSING MIDNIGHT begins when extraordinary twins are born - one just before midnight and the other just after. They discover the huge impact this small difference has on their destinies when one of them is inducted into a world of supernatural beings and events that intersects with our own world. Together, the twins will try to stay one step ahead of their terrifying fates while they learn how far their new world of terror intersects with their own. Advance-solicited; on sale June 27 * 128 pg, FC, $9.99 US MATURE READERS

Vicious Circle A Felix Castor Novel, vol 2

Vicious Circle A Felix Castor Novel, vol 2

Author: Mike Carey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/09/2006

Castor has reluctantly returned to exorcism after the case of the Bonnington Archive ghost convinced him that he really can do some good with his abilities ('good', of course, being a relative term when dealing with the undead). But his friend, Rafi, is still possessed; the succubus, Ajulutsikael (Juliet to her friends), still technically has a contract on him; and he's still - let's not beat around the bush - dirt poor. Doing some consulting for the local constabulary helps pay the bills, but Castor needs a big, private job to really fill the hole in his overdraft. That's what he needs. What he gets, good fortune and Castor not being on speaking terms, is a seemingly insignificant 'missing ghost' case that inexorably drags himself and his loved ones into the middle of a horrific plot to raise one of Hell's fiercest demons. And when Satanists, sacrifice farms, stolen spirits and possessed churches all appear on the same police report, the name of Felix Castor can't be too far behind . . .

The Devil You Know A Felix Castor Novel, vol 1

The Devil You Know A Felix Castor Novel, vol 1

Author: Mike Carey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/04/2006

Felix Castor is a freelance exorcist, and London is his stamping ground. At a time when the supernatural world is in upheaval and spilling over into the mundane reality of the living, his skills have never been more in demand. A good exorcist can charge what he likes - and enjoy a hell of a life-style - but there's a risk: sooner or later he's going to take on a spirit that's too strong for him. After a year spent in 'retirement' Castor is reluctantly drawn back to the life he rejected and accepts a seemingly simple exorcism case - just to pay the bills, you understand. Trouble is, the more he discovers about the ghost haunting the archive, the more things don't add up. What should have been a perfectly straightforward exorcism is rapidly turning into the Who Can Kill Castor First Show, with demons, were-beings and ghosts all keen to claim the big prize. But that's OK; Castor knows how to deal with the dead. It's the living who piss him off . . .

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