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Greg Rucka is the bestselling author of nearly a dozen novels published in the US. He has also written several short-stories, countless comics, and the occasional non-fiction essay. In comics, he has had the opportunity to write stories featuring some of the world's best-known characters, including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and most recently Punisher. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and two children. Visit his website at www.gregrucka.com, follow him on Twitter @ruckawriter, and find him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GregRucka.
She is undercover. She is pretending to be in love. She is ready to attack. She is undercover. She is pretending to be in love. She is ready to protect. In the aftermath of a failed plot against America, Jad Bell and his team are sent after those behind it. But they can only find the middle man, not the mastermind. Something far worse is coming. And at the heart of it all are two women: an American spy and a terrorist operative, both living lies so deep they cannot even trust themselves. The stakes are higher, the clock is ticking, and the enemies are hiding in plain sight...
In the wake of a failed attack on America's premier theme park which put his own daughter at risk, Special Forces operator Jad Bell is sent after the man who arranged it. But it soon becomes clear that capturing him is just the start: his employer, known only as the Architect, has already set something far worse in motion. At the centre of it all are two women deep under cover. One is an American spy whose intel is the only hope they have, but who has lived a lie for so long she cannot be trusted. And the other is a woman as beautiful as she is deadly, already living in the States, and poised to execute the Architect's plans at a moment's notice. The stakes are even higher, the clock is ticking, and this time the enemies are hiding in plain sight...
There are sixteen families fighting to control the world. That's fifteen too many. The time has come for the Cull. So begins the next phase of the Conclave War that has plunged the entire world into chaos and instability, in the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling series by Eisner winners MICHAEL LARK and GREG RUCKA. But Forever Carlyle, the Lazarus of the Carlyle Family, has been sidelined, and her loyalties are thrown into question as she struggles to come to terms with who and what she is. To win her trust, her sister Johanna must reveal the Family's most closely guarded secret-the truth of Forever Carlyle. Meanwhile, the effects of the war are felt around the globe in six individual stories focusing on Lazari, Serf, and Waste, all struggling to find their way in a world that refuses compromise and demands complicity. Collects LAZARUS #22-26 and LAZARUS: X+66 #1-6
A madwoman known only as Alice is terrorizing Gotham. Inspired by Alice in Wonderland , Alice sees her life as a fairy-tale fantasy, and everyone around her just as expendable as shadows in a dream. Batwoman must stop Alice from unleashing a poisonous cloud over Gotham city. As the two women battle for the fate of the city, Batwoman discovers that Alice has more up her sleeve than mere poison, and Batwoman s life will never be the same. This collects Detective Comics #854-860.
The team of Rucka and artist Nicola Scott weave the definitive and shocking tale of Diana s first year as Earth s protector. Amid suspicion and a looming threat, the Patrons pay a visit, and new friendships are forged. But when the threat is named, Wonder Woman, Steve Trevor and her new allies must rise to meet the coming darkness. Collects Wonder Woman #2, #4, #6, #10, #12, #14.
Fan-favourite writer Greg Rucka returns to chronicle the adventures of the Amazing Amazon in the DC Universe s darkest hour! As the Infinite Crisis rages around it, Paradise Island comes under attack by OMACs! But even with Wonder Woman s help, the Amazons must make a fateful decision one that will change Diana s life, and mission, forever. All the while, Black Lantern Maxwell Lord has risen and he seeks revenge and retribution for his murder at the hands of Diana. Look for unexpected changes to await Wonder Woman in the course of this series as she plays a major role in the War of Light against the Black Lanterns. Collects Wonder Woman #218-226 plus Blackest Night: Wonder Woman #1-3.
The complete first chapter of the critically acclaimed series, assembled together for the first time. Rowan Black is awakening to the almost unimaginable power over creation that is her inheritance. It is a power she neither wants nor can refuse. But all power comes at a price, and those who seek to destroy her may not be as dangerous as those who wish to control her. Yet when one's will can alter reality, the ultimate enemy may be the human heart. Collecting issues 1 through 11 of the critically-acclaimed series by New York Times bestselling creators GREG RUCKA and NICOLA SCOTT, with additional content, artifacts, and backmatter designed by ERIC TRAUTMANN.
Portland's best private investigator Dex Parios is back and this time, the case is a real grind. When she picks up a simple assignment to escort a package of highly-prized coffee beans, Dex has no idea that she's stepping into the web of the Barista Mafia and eccentric billionaires with no compunction about using force to get the most coveted coffee around. And to top it all off, her sister is in town. Join Eisner Award-winner Greg Rucka and series artist Justin Greenwood (The Fuse) in this for this new softcover edition of The Case of a Cup of Joe, the fourth case in the critically-acclaimed Stumptown series.