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About Mark Waid
Mark Waid, a New York Times bestselling author, has written for a wider variety of well-known pop-culture characters and franchises than any other American author, from Superman to Star Wars to the Justice League to Archie to Spider-Man and many, many others. His award-winning work with artist Alex Ross, KINGDOM COME, is one of the best-selling graphic novels of all time. (Secretly, however, he prefers SUPERMAN: BIRTHRIGHT and his IRREDEEMABLE collections as his favorite works he's produced.)
Additionally, Waid is a leader in the digital comics medium. His publishing imprint, Thrillbent.com, hosts an enormous collection of multimedia stories in all genres.
With over thirty years of experience in his field, Waid happily mentors young writers and maintains a blog at www.markwaid.com that is full of advice for beginning writers and experienced authors both.
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Doctor Strange returns to Earth to find…Doctor Strange?! Something bizarre happened since Stephen took off into the cosmos — and it doesn't bode well for him. It's time to gear up, get serious and build his new arsenal — because Strange has become his own worst enemy. Literally! And as if this twisted mystery weren't enough, a villain from Strange's past threatens the Sanctum Sanctorum in a way Stephen has never experienced before! A shadowy figure has been working in the background for months, chipping away at Stephen and other magicians — and now the other shoe finally drops. Does Strange stand a chance against a mysterious foe who controls all magic — an opponent who can turn off his spells with a snap of their fingers? Join a lineup of all-star artists for a monumentally strange tale!
The day you never dreamed would come has finally arrived: Deadpool is getting married! But to whom?! Tune in to find out as Deadpool and his mysterious bride tie the knot! And to celebrate this magical occasion, we've rounded up every single writer who ever penned Wade's series to contribute new stories! But when Deadpool and his bride honeymoon in Japan, will married life agree with our mouthy merc? Or will he start doing the "take my wife, please" joke all the time? Plus: another Deadpool flashback tale, as Wade travels to the 1950s to save Nick Fury from the menace of -- time-traveling Hitler! And Madcap teams up (sort of) with Deadpool to answer the burning question. "Whatever happened to the white caption boxes?" Featuring Thor, Daredevil, Luke Cage and more!
Doctor Strange: herald of Galactus?! When an alien sorcerer demands Stephen Strange's help saving his far-off planet from Galactus, the World-Eater ends up banished to the darkest depths of the mystic realms! Now Strange, his powers depleted, must undertake a rescue mission like never before! What effects will consuming other realities' planets have on Galactus? Dimensions are destabilized as the cosmic balance is upset, and now it's up to the good Doctor to make sure the World-Eater's bout of interdimensional indigestion doesn't destroy all that is! With a new other-dimensional feast and an unholy alliance, Galactus has never been more terrifying!
A major turning point for Doctor Strange! Stephen Strange is back on Earth, safe and sound after his otherworldly odyssey with Galactus and Clea — but is the Multiverse done with Stephen Strange? A truly terrifying villain is working their way into the Marvel Universe via a small house in Kansas, and their arrival will have people talking for years! Stephen Strange’s life was changed decades ago by a car crash in upstate New York — but now, his life is about to change in an even bigger way. Plus: The Sanctum Sanctorum holds all of the bizarre and dark relics that Doctor Strange has accumulated on his journey as the Sorcerer Supreme. But when one of those relics awakens, will the Sanctum be transformed into Strange’s own personal hell?
In this next graphic novel, Wally West gets a glimpse of the future after traveling through the time stream and doesn’t like what he sees. Fearing for the one he loves and unable to approach maximum velocity without transforming into pure energy, Wally seeks a successor to the Flash mantle. Wally, Max Mercury, Johnny Quick and Jesse Quick take it upon themselves to train Impulse. But will the help of his friends be enough to prevent his horrible vision of the future from coming to fruition? Or will Wally have to make the ultimate sacrifice to change his destiny?
This fourth volume of The Flash by Mark Waid collects The Flash #0, The Flash #95-105 and The Flash Annual #8.
Once Wally West was just Kid Flash, sidekick to his mentor and friend the Flash, a.k.a. Barry Allen. The death of Barry left Wally the fastest man alive--and the new Flash. Now, somehow, Barry has returned--as a violent and paranoid speedster determined to eliminate what he's created! Is Barry really back?
THE FLASH BY MARK WAID BOOK TWO looks back at Wally's earliest days as the Kid Flash and explores the gamut of his emotions and experiences from his first day as a child hero to his succession of Barry Allen as the new Flash. A journey full of humor and drama, this story shows just how much Wally West loves being the fastest man alive. Collects GREEN LANTERN #30-31 & 40, THE FLASH #69-79, THE FLASH ANNUAL #6, JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL QUARTERLY #10.
Can Spider-Man keep his secrets while facing off with the Secret Avengers? SHIELD has the Chameleon. The Superior Spider-Man wants him. Time to break into the SHIELD Helicarrier! Chameleon is loose onboard the SHIELD Helicarrier, and it's all Spider-Man's fault. And then there's a little matter of SHIELD's newest resident. Big. Green. Angry. Hulk-y. Then, Superior Spider-Man teams up with Daredevil! Plus: Stilt-Man. Is. BACK!
Earth’s Sorcerer Supreme goes intergalactic! When Stephen Strange loses his mastery of the mystic arts, Tony Stark offers a 21st-century solution: search for new magic in outer space! Bizarre new spells, allies and enemies await Strange beyond the stars, as he uncovers corners and secrets of the Marvel Universe never before witnessed! But he’s a little out of his element traveling the galaxy — and it shows! Doctor Strange soon finds himself the prisoner of a hostile civilization. Powerless, friendless and far from home, can he convince an alien stranger that he’s worth saving? Plus, with Infinity Wars on the horizon, Strange and a new companion face the Super-Skrull, wielder of the Time Stone! But where will Strange head next on his interplanetary power trip? And what shocking surprise is waiting for him back on Earth?
In this next graphic novel chapter, the ruthless Savitar attempts to take control of the Speed Force, an indefinable energy field that is the source of all speedsters’ powers. Learning that every one of his allies, including Impulse and Jesse Quick, has lost their speed, the Flash rushes to take on this new menace. But when the Scarlet Speedster confronts Savitar, he learns that his enemy has diligently studied the Speed Force and can use it in ways that the Flash never dreamed of. Up against a foe who is more than his equal, the Flash’s only chance of victory now lies in the desperate self-sacrifice of one of his dearest friends.
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