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About Christopher Priest
CHRISTOPHER JAMES PRIEST is a critically acclaimed novelist and comic book writer. Priest is the first African-American writer and editor to work in the comic book industry. His groundbreaking Black Panther series was lauded by Entertainment Weekly and The Village Voice. Static Shock, which Priest co-created with Milestone Media, Inc., has become the first nationally syndicated African American super-hero animated series, and the first act of 2005's Batman Begins was largely based upon Priest's Batman comic book work. Priest has also written and recorded numerous songs and served as producer and sideman for various bands and choirs, and has developed numerous properties for Hollywood including projects with former BET President Reginald Hudlin (producer of D'Jango Unchained), Hamm & Kitchens, Inc. (Tim Burton Batman films), Edward R. Pressman Productions Inc. and Eddie Murphy Productions. He currently serves as a Baptist pastor in Colorado Springs, where he founded PraiseNet Electronic Media in 2001. Priest is a 4-time American Advertising Federation Addy® award winner for graphic and web design. His most current comics work was the hit series Quantum & Woody from Valiant Entertainment, and a trio of Green Lantern novels from iBooks/Simon & Schuster. Please do not call him "Chris."
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PLUS: It’s the FINAL ISSUE of the series! Yes, you read that right. CHRISTOPHER PRIEST and ERGÜN GÜNDÜZ epic 25 issue journey comics to its conclusion! (or does it?) So check the registry, clean your tuxedo and save the date, ‘cause only Vampi could end her 50th anniversary celebration with a wedding!
This volume collects JLA 10-17, Prometheus (Villains) #1, JLA/WildC.A.T.s #1, and JLA Secret Files #2.
When T'Challa falls to the one foe he's never beaten, Killmonger earns the right to become the new Black Panther! Now, only Everett K. Ross can save T'Challa's life — okay, Ross plus Moon Knight, Brother Voodoo and the Panther God! Still suffering, the deposed Wakandan leader finds himself caught in a cat trap with the Avengers and...Deadpool?! Storm of the X-Men offers comfort as Wakanda finds itself on the verge of war with Lemuria and Atlantis — and Klaw, Malice and Man-Ape threaten to destroy the African Avenger once and for all! Plus: Ross spends a day in Mephisto's metaphorical shoes, and Captain America recounts his never-before-revealed wartime meeting with the former Black Panther, T'Chaka! Super heroics meet geopolitics as only Priest can mix them!
And now, at the worst possible moment, a new threat strikes. Someone is using deadly means to defend the Justice League. Whoever it is seems to know everything there is to know about the team, from their deepest secrets to how to take down a Green Lantern.
Can the Justice Leaguers overcome this opposition when their confidence in their leader is shaken? Or will the League finally lose to the one enemy it can’t defeat—the will of the people it’s sworn to protect?
Eisner-nominated writer Christopher Priest (Deathstroke, Black Panther) and artist Pete Woods (Superman) bring the World’s Greatest Heroes into a crisis like nothing they’ve ever faced before! Collects Justice League #34-38.
Black Panther reinvented as a sharp and witty political satire? Believe it! T’Challa is the man with the plan as Christopher Priest puts the emphasis on the Wakandan king’s reputation as the ultimate statesman, as seen through the eyes of the U.S. government’s Everett K. Ross. As the Panther investigates a murder in New York, Ross plays Devil’s Advocate in an encounter with Mephisto, and a new regime seizes control in Wakanda. When the truth behind the coup becomes clear, T’Challa finds himself an enemy of the state — and a major revelation threatens to destroy his relationship with the Avengers! Plus: Meet Queen Divine Justice — is she ready to join T’Challa’s deadly crew of female bodyguards, the Dora Milaje? Are they ready for her?
“It’s going to be a big summer for DC’s biggest superheroes.” —Syfy Wire
The team’s greatest fan has turned into their greatest threat as he uses their secrets against them—all in the name of getting their focus back on what matters. To accomplish his twisted goal, he cripples the Watchtower and brings the Justice League literally back to Earth!
The doomed headquarters has crashed in Africa, and a fight over salvage rights turns into a humanitarian crisis. The Red Lion, ruler of a ravaged country, has hired ruthless villain Deathstroke to intervene on his behalf, and the team becomes the only thing standing in the way of a slaughter.
The first Rebirth incarnation of the Justice League concludes, mixing action with human consequences as the team is forced to confront issues that can’t be settled with superpowers. Collects Justice League #39-43, by Eisner Award-nominated writer Christopher Priest (Deathstroke) and artists Pete Woods (Robin), Ian Churchill (Teen Titans) and Philippe Briones (Aquaman).