Masks. Volume 1 / written by Chris Roberson ; issue #1 art and collection cover by Alex Ross ; issue #2-8 art by Dennis Calero ; letters by Simon Bowland ; collection design by Jason Ullmeyer.

By: Roberson, Chris
Contributor(s): Ross, Alex, 1970- | Calero, Dennis | Bowland, Simon | Ullmeyer, Jason
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Mt. Laurel, NJ : Dynamite Entertainment, c2013Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781606904220 (pbk.); 1606904221 (pbk.)Subject(s): Heroes -- Comic books, strips, etc | Vigilantes -- Comic books, strips, etc | Judicial corruption -- Comic books, strips, etc | Good and evil -- Comic books, strips, etcGenre/Form: Graphic novels. | Comic books, strips, etc. | Noir comic books, strips, etc.Summary: "Before superheroes, there were masks! The Shadow, The Green Hornet and Kato. The Spider. In 1938, these masked vigilantes operated outside the law, working independently to strike fear into the hearts of evildoers. But when the corrupt politicains of the Justice Party transform New York into a fascist state run by mobsters, when an oppressive regime grants jack-booted stormtroopers free rein to imprison, extort, and execute the innocent, when the law itself becomes unjust--justice must be served by outlaws! Outnumbered and outgunned, the legendary vigilantes emerge from the shadows to fight, joined by Zorro, the Green Lama, Miss Fury, Black Terror, and the Black Bat! Nine renowned pulp heroes, brought together for the first time in an epic conflict of Law vs. Justice!"--Back cover.
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Collects issues 1-8.

"Before superheroes, there were masks! The Shadow, The Green Hornet and Kato. The Spider. In 1938, these masked vigilantes operated outside the law, working independently to strike fear into the hearts of evildoers. But when the corrupt politicains of the Justice Party transform New York into a fascist state run by mobsters, when an oppressive regime grants jack-booted stormtroopers free rein to imprison, extort, and execute the innocent, when the law itself becomes unjust--justice must be served by outlaws! Outnumbered and outgunned, the legendary vigilantes emerge from the shadows to fight, joined by Zorro, the Green Lama, Miss Fury, Black Terror, and the Black Bat! Nine renowned pulp heroes, brought together for the first time in an epic conflict of Law vs. Justice!"--Back cover.

Rated T+; suggested for teens and up.

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