WorldCat Identities

Gischler, Victor 1969-

Works: 178 works in 431 publications in 7 languages and 6,235 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Comics (Graphic works)  Thrillers (Fiction)  Paranormal fiction  College stories  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Satire  Satirical literature 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PS3607.I48, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Victor Gischler
Stay by Victor Gischler( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"David Sparrow is an awesome stay-at-home dad. He gets his kids ready for school while his wife, Amy, commutes to New York City, where she was recently promoted to Deputy District Attorney. In fact, she just inherited a major case: prosecuting crime lord Dante Payne. Meanwhile, David is content chatting with the moms at school drop-off, making dinner at night, and doing housework. But when Dante Payne takes the fight directly to Amy, attacking her where she lives, David is forced to "reactivate" himself, revealing a history and deadly skill set his wife knew nothing about. And he'll do anything to protect his family. Part Taken, part First Blood, Stay is an action-packed, often hilarious, and hugely entertaining suburban thriller"--
The pistol poets by Victor Gischler( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and French and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to escape his old life, Harold Jenks, a drug lord's lieutenant in one of St. Louis's toughest ghettos, swaps identities with a scholarship student headed for Eastern Oklahoma University, where he finds himself the new graduate assistant in the English department and encounters visiting professor Jay Morgan, a man with a dead student in his bed
Angel & Faith by Victor Gischler( Book )

25 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Faith can't resist a Deepscan mission to South America when she discovers that it centers on finding missing demon hunter Riley Finn. She and Riley have a rocky history, and Faith wants to make amends. When it becomes clear that a tribe of jungle-dwelling vampires are related to Riley's disappearance, Faith and her team have to call on their rusty slayer skills! Across the Atlantic in London's Magic Town, Amy the Rat has been seeking favors, and Angel is on alert--he knows the witch is after more than she's letting on."--Back cover
Suicide squeeze by Victor Gischler( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conner Samson, is hired to take back a sloop, the Electric Jenny, from its defaulting owner, Teddy Folger. Folger has burned down his comic book and baseball card store in Pensacola, Fla., for the insurance, and now plans to sail away from his old life--and wife--on the craft. But what Conner soon discovers is that an almost priceless treasure, a baseball card signed in 1954 by both Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe, is hidden on the Jenny--and that a Japanese collector with a team of deadly ninjas will kill anyone who gets in the way of his acquiring it
Go-go girls of the apocalypse by Victor Gischler( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and German and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years after the world ends, insurance salesman Mortimer Tate emerges from his well-stocked mountain hideout to find a desolate land populated by bandits, savages, cannibals, and a lone cowboy named Buffalo Bill, who becomes his sidekick in danger and exploration. Joined by Sheila and Tyler, two women who have made their own paths to survival, the group discovers the glue that holds a fragile civilization together--a franchise of strip clubs called Joey Armageddon's Sassy-a-Go-Go
Vampire a go-go by Victor Gischler( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the brink of failing out of school, graduate student Allen Cabbot agrees to participate in a research project to save his academic career. He is swept into an adventure with witches, vampires, ghosts, and a hunt for the famed philosopher's stone and its transforming powers
Gun monkeys by Victor Gischler( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie "the Hook" Swift, an enforcer for Florida crime boss Stan, finds himself with a much-sought after set of crooked ledgers and on the run for his life when a hit at a strip club goes horribly wrong
X-Men by Victor Gischler( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a human bomb explodes in San Francisco's Union Square, Jubilee is one of the dozens covered in blood. The former X-Man falls victim to a strange manufactured virus--all part of the plan of Xarus, son of Dracula. Xarus is the new lord of the vampires, having slain his father, and he has an ultimatum for the X-Men: join his ranks as vampires, or perish. The X-Men enlist the aid of vampire-hunter Blade and even bargain with a resurrected Dracula himself, but who will win the ultimate battle between superpowered mutants and vampires in the streets of San Francisco?
X-Men by Victor Gischler( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It sounds like a joke, or at least the kind of problem the X-Men certainly don't need to trouble themselves with: alligators in the sewers, the ultimate urban myth. But rumor becomes deadly reality when strange, reptilian creatures are found to be living under Manhattan. Huge masses of dead bodies are discovered in the creatures' lair, along with an ally in the fight: the Amazing Spider-Man! Reptilian creatures point to an old Spidey foe: Dr. Curt Connors, the biologist tragically transformed into the Lizard. But there's a larger presence pulling the strings. As more people are transformed--including three of the X-Men--Spider-Man and the remaining mutants will have to battle foes on multiple fronts to survive the day and win their teammates back"--Page [4] of jacket
X-Men by Victor Gischler( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a small Eastern European country threatens to unleash black-market Sentinels against their neighboring nations, the X-Men race to stop them and restore order without creating an international incident
X-Men : FF by Victor Gischler( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Future Foundation discovers a distress beacon from another dimension, they join forces with the X-Men hopping dimensions in order to rescue sea captain Lee Forrester, encounter dinosaurs, aliens, and an old friend
Spike by Victor Gischler( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spike hightails it for the dark side of the moon after parting ways with his on-again, off-again love interest, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Once a terrifying vampire, Spike has grown soft. It's nothing that a vacation on a bug-filled spaceship headed for the moon can't fix. That and some heavy drinking. But his plans for self-loathing are interrupted when he's confronted by dangerous demons looking for a first-class ticket to ... Sunnydale! Villains from Spike's shady past appear, and a sultry succubus tempts Spike to move on from his aching heart. Victor Gischler and Paul Lee bring Spike to vivid life, presenting this vampire who chose to have a soul with the hard truth about himself and his enduring pursuit of the Slayer."--Page 4 of cover
Gestapo Mars by Victor Gischler( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and Czech and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Carter Sloan is a trained assassin--the best there is, pulled out of cryogenic sleep whenever an assignment demands his skills. So when he's kept in the deep freeze for 258 years, he's seriously pissed off. Yet his government needs him, to hunt down the enemy known as the Daughter of the Brass Dragon. The future of the galaxy-spanning Reich depends on it, so Sloan is off--screwing, swearing, and shooting his way across interstellar space."--Back cover
The deputy by Victor Gischler( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coyote Crossing is a dusty little sh*thole town in western Oklahoma. A sleepy little pit stop for truckers, not a lot going on. So a dead body in the middle of the street at midnight is quite an event. The chief of police wants all hands on deck, so he calls Toby Sawyer to come babysit the body. Toby doesn<U+2019>t have a lot going for him. Twenty-five, a couple of years of junior college, married to a girl he got pregnant and living in a trailer on the edge of town. He<U+2019>s working part time for the police department, hoping the budget comes through and they can put him on full time, so he can get health benefits. His wife is a waitress at a little crap diner near the railroad tracks. When he gets the call about the dead body, he pins his tin star to his Weezer t-shirt, slips into a pair of sweatpants and grabs his revolver
Angel & Faith by Victor Gischler( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angel's work is never done. Last time he averted an apocalypse, part of London turned into a chaotic stew of supernatural forces. Who better to watch over it than Angel himself? Or so he thinks - until he finds himself going down a really wrong road. Meanwhile, Faith begins a new chapter in her life - slaying the undead with Buffy, and then going corporate when a juicy offer tempts her
Shotgun opera by Victor Gischler( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired hitman gets back into the game to help out a nephew, but soon finds himself up against a hot young female assassin and a whole new set of rules
X-Men by Victor Gischler( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Jubilee learns more about her new vampire heritage from Raizo Kodo and the Forgiven, the X-Men fight to rescue Jubilee from the hands of her bloodsucking brethren! But when the Marvel Universe's deadliest assassins arrive, hired to kill every member of the Forgiven, the three-way battle quickly spirals out of control! Guest-starring Lady Bullseye, the Assassin's Guild and Lord Deathstrike! Plus: A squad of lost Skrulls infiltrates the X-Men, and Pixie is taken hostage - or did she go by choice?
Prelude to Deadpool Corps by Victor Gischler( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Independence day : dark fathom by Victor Gischler( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the wake of humanity's triumph against the extraterrestrial threat, Captain Joshua Adams and Doctor Jessica Morgan discover that terror still lurks in the deep. Now, the crew of a small US Navy submarine is all that stands between Earth and our total destruction"--Page 4 of cover
Deadpool firsts by Fabian Nicieza( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection includes stories about Deadpool's debut, adventures with his buddy Cable, and teaming up with a demigod
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Audience level: 0.28 (from 0.14 for Stay / ... to 0.43 for Gestapo Ma ...)

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Alternative Names
Gischler 1969-

Victor Gischler American crime fiction author

Victor Gischler Amerikaans schrijver

Victor Gischler amerikansk författare

Victor Gischler amerikansk skribent

Victor Gischler scrittore statunitense

Victor Gischler US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller, Comicbuchautor


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