Brian Michael Bendis’s Creator-Owned Comics to Cost Less from DC Than Marvel

Posted by March 18, 2018 Comment

Brian Michael Bendis has moved his Jinxworld line of comics through a few publishers over the years. Caliber at first, then Oni, then Image, then Marvel, and now DC Comics.

Brian Michael Bendis’s critically acclaimed Jinxworld library now comes to DC! These classic, award-winning graphic novels, including JINX, TORSO, POWERS, GOLDFISH, BRILLIANT, TAKIO and SCARLET among others, will now be re-released under the DC banner alongside other seminal books such as BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS and WATCHMEN. These beloved, hard-to-find Jinxworld titles will be accompanied by new stories from continuing series like POWERS, SCARLET and THE UNITED STATES OF MURDER INC., as well as new series such as PEARL and COVER. Catch up with the vast library of graphic novels from one of the greatest comics creators ever with Jinxworld!

And now we get an idea of when and how… with a new collection out every two weeks from October. And often $5 to $10 cheaper than the previous versions. Here are the first few scheduled.

Scarlet Book One
Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
02 October 2018 Trade Paperback
$14.99 176 pages

A young woman is pushed to the edge by a world filled by police brutality, government corruption and unspeakable. But she’s decided to fight back. Lighting a fire that will spark a modern American revolution, she is Scarlet. And this is her epic story: the now-classic SCARLET BOOK ONE.

After a mysterious murder and a near-death experience, Scarlet Rue awakes from a coma with her world shattered. Fueled by rage, guilt and her vision of a better future, she takes the fight to her oppressors…and anyone else that gets in her way.

From Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev, the award-winning powerhouse creative team behind Daredevil, Iron Man and Moon Knight, comes an honest, no-holds-barred tale that tackles some of the most prevalent issues in modern American society in SCARLET BOOK ONE. This new trade paperback edition DC Jinxworld re-collects issues #1-5 of the original classic series.

Powers Book One 
Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Avon Oeming
16 October 2018 Trade Paperback
$29.99 152 pages

In a world where heroes soar through the sky on bolts of lightning and fire, detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim deal with special cases that include…powers. But what is a cop’s job like in a world where powers are par for the course? Find out in this new re-cut edition of the now-classic POWERS series in POWERS BOOK ONE!

The shocking murder of America’s sweetheart, Retro Girl has the world in mourning. Christian Walker is paired with rookie detective Deena Pilgrim, and the murder investigation takes them from the seediest underbelly a city has to offer, to the gleaming towers that are home to immortal beings. As shocking, hidden truths about Retro Girl come to light, Walker finds that to solve this crime, he might have to reveal his own dark secret.

From the Eisner award winning team of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, comes a superhero noir crime drama set in a world where superheroes are real! POWERS: BOOK ONE re-collects issues #1-20 of the original ground breaking series.

The United States of Murder Inc. Book One 
Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Avon Oeming
On Sale Date: 30 October 2018 Trade Paperback
$14.99 168 pages

Welcome to a world where the influence of organized crime has risen to a place where parts of the United States are actually fully controlled by the mafia! Newly made man Valentine Gallo carries a massive secret, one that could send the entire country into a civil war!

Today is the day that Valentine becomes a made man and it’s also the day he learns the secrets behind the organization he has served since he was old enough to walk. But it is mysterious hitwoman Jagger Rose that will forever turn his life upside down. Be there when shocking secrets of this new world spill out onto the very first page in this new edition of this epic graphic novel from Jinxworld.

The Eisner Award-winning creative team of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming bring you another instant classic with THE UNITED STATES OF MURDER INC BOOK ONE. Collects THE UNITED STATES OF MURDER INC. #1-5.

Scarlet Book Two 
Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
06 November 2018 Trade Paperback
$14.99 176 pages

Scarlet’s one-woman American Revolution has spread: she has now declared war on a city strangled from within by corruption! From the bestselling team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev (Daredevil) comes this new edition of SCARLET BOOK TWO!

Her call to arms has been heard all over the world…but now Scarlet makes her boldest move yet, taking City Hall hostage while the entire country watches. How will the public react to her list of demands? Can a modern revolution gain traction? And what will the government do to shut her down? The answers will surprise you, as Scarlet finds herself forced to make a dangerous and desperate move…letting them capture her!

The award-winning powerhouse creative team behind Daredevil, Iron Man and Moon Knight serves up the continuing story of the one of the most honest, no-holds-barred graphic novel series ever in SCARLET BOOK TWO. This new trade paperback edition DC Jinxworld re-collects issues #6-10 of the original classic series.

Powers Book Two
Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Avon Oeming (Illustrated by)
20 November 2018 Trade Paperback
$29.99 300 pages

The award-winning mash-up of cops and capes continues! Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim are caught in the middle of a war as the public turns on its caped protectors!

Anarchy against powers is running rampant in the streets. A faction of young, angry, regular citizens are raging an all-out war against the super-heroes that have sworn to protect them – bringing the murder of Retro Girl back into question. On top of all this the strained relationship between Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim catches the attention of the ever-rabid media!

The award winning team of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming comes this new re-cut edition of the now classic POWERS series in POWERS BOOK TWO. Collects issues #21-37 and Annual #1.

Goldfish 
Brian Michael Bendis,
11 December 2018 Trade Paperback
$19.99 272 pages

After years away, con man David Gold returns to the city he once called home and finds that nothing as it was. But the man known as Goldfish has come back for one reason, and one reason only: his son.

An enigmatic grifter returns to his old haunts to find his old flame practically running the city’s underbelly. His oldest friend and ex-partner in crime a police detective. The town itself seems to have turned on him. With everything going against him, how can Goldfish reclaim the only person that he still cares about?

Written and illustrated by the legendary New York Times best-selling author Brian Michael Bendis’, DC Jinxworld releases an all-new edition of one of his grittiest, most well reviewed works, GOLDFISH. Collects A.K.A. GOLDFISH: ACT, JOKER, KING, QUEEN, JACK.

Jinx 
Brian Michael Bendis,
01 January 2019 Trade Paperback
$24.99

A young bounty hunter meets her match as she encounters…as they all are searching for the same massive treasure. Written and illustrated by bestselling author Brian Michael Bendis, this classic crime noir tale of deceit, murder and passion is now re-released in this new edition!

When bounty hunter Jinx Alameda met con-man David “Goldfish” Gold, she thought he was too good to be true. Which he was. With a mysterious past and even murkier motives, Goldfish and Jinx find that they’re searching for the same thing—a huge cash treasure that could set them up for good A tenuous partnership could lead them to the score of a lifetime—if they don’t kill each other first.

Written and illustrated by Brian Michael Bendis, the award-winning author Daredevil, Ultimate Spider-Man, New Avengers and more, comes a new trade paperback edition of first hit graphic novel classic, JINX.

(Last Updated March 18, 2018 1:17 pm )