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  • Bibliography:
    62 Books
  • First Book:
    June 1985
  • Latest Book:
    February 2024
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Multi-Author Series List

DC Comics: Batman

Dark Allegiances (Jan-1999)
Batman/Houdini: The Devil's Workshop (Nov-2000)

DC Comics: Superman

Distant Fires (Aug-1997)
Son of Superman (Feb-2000)

Famous Characters: Batman

Dark Allegiances (Jan-1999)
Batman/Houdini: The Devil's Workshop (Nov-2000)

Famous Characters: Superman

Son of Superman (Feb-2000)

Marvel's Captain America

Captain America: America First (Dec-2010)
Marvel Universe Captain America: Civil War (Feb-2016)

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy: The Power of Starhawk (Jul-2009)

Marvel's Iron Man

Iron Man: Season One (Apr-2013)
Iron Man: Invincible Origins (Jan-2020)

Marvel's The Avengers

Avengers 1959 (Mar-2012)

Marvel's X-Men

Wolverine: The Death of Wolverine (Apr-2008)
X-men First Class: Magneto (Aug-2011)

Star Wars

Star Wars Omnibus A Long Time Ago... Vol. 1 (May-2010)

X-Men: First Class

X-men First Class: Magneto (Aug-2011)

Book List in Order: 62 titles








  • The Last Son of Krypton -- and many other heroes of the DC Universe -- must endure a devastating nuclear winter in a future that pits friend against friend in a desperate quest to survive and begin life on Earth anew! Wonder Woman, Flash, Captain Mar...



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  • Offers an alternative to the origins of Batman and some of the major villains, when Bruce Wayne of the Gotham City Police Department is hunting down Robin and Batgirl--crime fighters and outlaws of Gotham City...








  • With Superman being assumed dead for fifteen years, Superman's son, Jon Kent, suddenly awakens to his extraordinary powers and his real identity, and goes in search of his mother, Lois Lane, and the secret behind his father's disappearance....








  • Combining elements of romantic comedy and super-hero adventure. MIGHTY LOVE is a violent and edgy examination of relationships in the world of costumed adventurers. As a conservative police officer and a liberal public defender. Delaney Pope and Linc...



  • WHEN THESE CRIMINALS PUT THE BITE ON, THEY'RE NOT KIDDING! From acclaimed writer Howard Chaykin (American Flagg!, Black Kiss, American Century), David Tischman and penciller David Hahn (Private Beach) comes a tale of crime that has real bite! Eduardo...



  • When Eli Foyle's utopian city of Columbiabuilt with super-advanced nanotechnology and run by an army of robot supermenbecomes a robotic police state, prodigal son Tucker Foyle returns to put his house in order as loudly and violently as possible.An a...






  • Five extraordinary people with seemingly nothing in common share the bond of surviving a cataclysmic event. In a world devoid of super-heroes, they will come together and discover that all they know has been a lie -- that the world we live in is no...



  • Since their first appearance in 1939, Fritz Leiber's Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser have ranked among the most beloved characters in fantasy. Their rollicking adventures in the fantastic land of Nehwon have influenced the work of some of the best in mode...



  • Wendell Rayfield is a recently divorced, down-on-his-luck ex-cop who's looking down the business end of a 40 with no hope for the future and with demons from his past still haunting him at every turn. All he has going for him is his new job. A job th...



    • In 2031, chaos is the new world order. Worldwide nuclear and chemical conflict, environmental disasters and nationalism have driven the United States government ― and the corporations that own it ― to the relative safety of the planet Ma...



    • AMERICAN FLAGG! ― created, written, and illustrated by Howard Chaykin and winner of numerous awards and honors, including nine Eagle Awards ― is now available as a trade paperback collecting the series' second seven issues!
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  • Set against the grim backdrop of Word War I, mysterious aviator Karl Kaufmann arrives on the western front dressed outlandishly and at the controls of his own plane. Overconfident and full of romantic ideals, he has come to fight and kill the Hun. Bu...



  • It was the best of times, it was the worst of times - it was a thousand years from now, where the Guardians of the Galaxy help humanity rebuild after waves of alien invasions! But while Earth's in turmoil, threats rise from two other worlds: one of t...



  • "Back, ye minions of hell-in the name of the Lord and Solomon Kane!" Continuing in the vein of the successful Chronicles of Conan collection series, Dark Horse is expanding its Robert E. Howard reprint line by presenting all of the original 1970s and...



    • Written and created by Howard Chaykin. A crime fighter is genetically engineered to be a super-hero ― but when the test goes awry and he doesn't have the super-hero qualities needed, he has to be teamed up with a former CIA agent who is th...







  • Every great action hero got their start somewhere, and with DIE HARD: YEAR ONE fans get the chance to see John McClane’s first year on the force as a rookie cop in New York City.American's greatest action hero translated into the sequential art for...



  • Collects Star Wars (1977) #1-27. Collecting the first twenty-six issues of the Marvel Comics Star Wars series that launched in 1977 (the same year as the first film), this first volume of Star Wars Omnibus: A Long Time Ago … is a must have for any ...




  • Every great action hero got their start somewhere, and with DIE HARD: YEAR ONE fans get the chance to see John McClane’s first year on the force as a rookie cop in New York City.America's greatest action hero translated into the sequential art form...



  • Collecting: three exciting tales exploring the storied history of America's greatest champion. First, Howard Chaykin pulls back the Iron Curtain on one of Captain America's wiliest nemeses-Soviet Russia and her never-ending parade of spies, saboteurs...



  • Every great action hero got their start somewhere, and with DIE HARD: YEAR ONE fans get the chance to see John McClane’s first year on the force as a rookie cop in New York City.The second volume that reveals the beginnings of America's greatest ac...




  • Exploding from the pages of New Avengers! It's the tail end of the fabulous fifties. Nick Fury and his newly-minted Avengers team roar into their secret mission, hunting down nazi super villains - men and women relentlessly preparing to unleash hell ...



    • Comic book artist extraordinaire Howard Chaykin has created all-new original artwork to grace the cover of Hermes Press’ upcoming collection of Agent 13 stories into a deluxe graphic novel. Agent 13 is man-of-mystery, in the mold of The Sh...



  • Special hardcover limited edition of the graphic novel adaptation of Alfred Bester's The Stars My Destination. This production is one of the first sophisticated "full color" American graphic novels first published in 1979. #5 in the Millennium SF Mas...






  • Written and illustrated by legendary and award-winning comic book creator Howard Chaykin, The Shadow: Blood & Judgment is collected for the first time since 1991!!! Chaykin's dynamic, visceral style added a new dimension to The Shadow of the 1980's! ...



  • To the casual observer, Mark LaFarge has it going on. He's got a beautiful wife, cute kids, a McMansion in the South Bay... the guy is the living embodiment of the American dream. But nothing is ever as it seems. LaFarge is a career criminal who's ne...



    • The laugh had vanished...the mocking, sinister laugh that signaled doom for the petty souls whose wrongdoing stained the world. It was gone, lost in the night that echoed it. Now, one by one, his friends and operatives are being ruthlessly m...



  • All-new original graphic novel, modernizing the formative first days of this super-hero icon that defined pop culture! Billionaire weapons manufacturer Tony Stark is gravely injured by dangerous extremists - one a former friend. When asked to build a...



    • Nearly 25 years ago, Howards Chaykin brought the '80s to a close, and comics to the brink, with his landmark erotic thriller, Black Kiss. Now, after years of anticipation, he's back with Black Kiss II, telling the story behind that legendary...



    • Century, Texas used to be a sleepy little burg, barely a whistlestop between nowhere and the great beyond...until the 20th Century arrived with a bang, bringing with it automobiles, aeroplanes, telephones, paved streets...and, of course, the...




    • Vampirella, the alluring icon of horror comics, bids you welcome! The raven-haired hostess guides you through over thirty classic tales of terror and suspense, reprinted from issues #50-56 of the celebrated 1970s Vampirella Magazine. Visiona...



  • Ramona Fradon was one of the most prolific and high profile female cartoonists at a time when the comic book field was dominated by men. Her illustrative style influenced a generation of Aquaman readers, only to gain a larger following when she co-cr...



  • DC's wide-eyed science fiction heroes, most of whom first appeared in the 1950s, are reimagined in this dark tale from writer Howard Chaykin and artist Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez. Originally published in 1990, TWILIGHT tells the story of how one of the S...






    • It's New Year's, 1950... the end of a tumultuous decade. Lamont Cranston, the man that the world and the underworld know all too well as The Shadow, has had enough. It's time for the mysterious nemesis of crime to hang up his cloak, his slou...



  • The major players of 2016's biggest blockbuster showcase their skills in all-ages adventures!To save the Earth, Captain America must rescue the Red Skull from his oldest friend: the Winter Soldier! When the Time Stone affects Iron Man, can a de-aging...



  • Joel Breakstone, a GI liberator of Buchenwald and brutally damaged goods, follows a path of vengeance that leads to redemption in a violent journey into his own heart of darkness―in a spiritual adventure from comics' contemporary master of crime an...



  • An America sundered.

    An America enraged.

    An America terrified.



  • A classic comic adaptation from the acclaimed fantasy author Michael Moorcock!

    In this story Erekosë assumes the role of "Clen of Clen-Gar," a noble of the land called the "Dream Marches", part of a greater land called "Heaven".

    He bef...



  • There's no business like show business. And these two misfits have no business being anywhere near it. Back in the day, they were the toast of Tinseltown. Ruff, a whip-smart cat, and Reddy, his dimwitted but lovable dog sidekick, had the biggest a...



  • HEY KIDS! COMICS! takes its cue from nearly a century of turbulence and triumph, despair and drama in the comics racket. Artists and writers, con men and clowns, ganefs and gangsters create the foundations of today’s biggest entertainment business ...



  • An all-new original graphic novel, modernizing the formative first days of this super-hero icon that defined pop culture! Billionaire weapons manufacturer Tony Stark lived a life of wealth and privilege. That all changed when an on-site visit to a wa...



  • Collected in book form for the first time! Polish pilot Janos Prohaska-better known as Blackhawk-is on American soil and in trouble. Accused of Communist leanings, he stumbles across a plot to overthrow the U.S. government and bomb New York City conc...



  • It all begins with a generation of artists who view their life’s work as dismal failures and a waste of that life…in service to a medium that refuses to die, grinding its way through generation after generation…until it collides with creatives ...





  • You think you’ve read everything about Hollywood? Think Again! And when legendary creator Howard Chaykin is in the director’s chair, expect the unexpected. Follow the adventures of two former members of Roosevelt’s Rough Riders cava...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Howard Chaykin has published 62 books.

Howard Chaykin does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, SUNSHINE PATRIOTS, was published in February 2024.

The first book by Howard Chaykin, American Flagg!: Hard Times, was published in June 1985.

No. Howard Chaykin does not write books in series.