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Staples, Val

Works: 204 works in 301 publications in 1 language and 10,036 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Comics (Graphic works)  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Juvenile works  Superhero comics  Science fiction comics  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Other, clr
Classifications: PN6728.X2, 741.5973
Publication Timeline
Publications about Val Staples
Publications by Val Staples
Most widely held works by Val Staples
Suicide Squad by Adam Glass( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Supervillains are recruited from prisons and sent on covert suicide missions to reduce jail time
The bird, the beast and the lizard by Jeff Parker( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Professor Xavier takes his students to Florida but stops to visit Dr. Curtis Connors
Deadpool by Gerry Duggan( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
When dead U.S. presidents start rising from the grave to terrorize the country, the world's high-profile superheroes can't afford to risk their public image by defeating them, so they ask Deadpool--who already has a sullied reputation--to do the deed
Triple threat by Paul Tobin( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Collects no. 1-4 of the comic series "Marvel Adventures: Super Heroes" in which Spider-Man, Iron Man, and Hulk join forces to fight off dangerous villains
Incognito by Ed Brubaker( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
The Black Death, a super-powered crime lord, has been doing hard time ever since one of his henchmen ratted him out. Zack Overkill, former science villain thought by the Black Death to be dead, is now in the Witness Protection Program for giving testimony against his boss. He is required to take a drug that eliminates his super abilities and given a job delivering mail in an office. Bored with his now "normal" life, Zack finds a way to block the drugs affecting his super powers, and becomes a vigilante, but his actions reveal to Black Death that he is alive
The Avengers by Jeff Parker( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
"Remember your history--the Avengers didn't thaw out Captain America, and Kang the Conqueror became Master of the World throughout all time. To make a brighter future, our heroes have to go to the 1950's and enlist the help of The Agents of Atlas!"--from publisher's website
Deadpool by Gerry Duggan( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
"The day you never dreamed would come has finally arrived: Deadpool is getting married! But to whom?! Tune in to find out as Deadpool and his mysterious bride tie the knot!... But when Deadpool and his bride honeymoon in Japan, will married life agree with our mouthy merc?"--Back cover
Coward by Ed Brubaker( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Meet Leo, who can plan the perfect heist ... but only if he can be convinced the job is safe enough. See, Leo is not a shoot-first think-later guy; Leo is a professional. But to some criminals, even professionals, the right payout is worth almost any risk. So when an old friend and a crooked cop approach with a plan to seize millions of dollars in contraband from an evidence transport van, Leo must make tough choices, knowing there's nothing you can trust less in this world than a cop on the take
Superman : the black ring, Volume two by Paul Cornell( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Lex Luthor continues his quest to harness the power of the Black Rings and acquire the power of a god, as he goes up against some of the worst villains of the DC universe
The good, the bad, the inhuman by Brian Michael Bendis( Book )
3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
"The new Xavier School changes as the effects of Battle of the Atom are felt - and Kitty Pryde and the All-New X-Men join Cyclops' renegade squad! Meanwhile, Magneto embarks on personal mission that sets him at odds with much of the X-Men - and the whole Marvel Universe. As Magneto reaches a crossroads, everything he's fought for is called into question - and he's forced to make a decision that will change him forever! Elsewhere, the ladies of the Uncanny X-Men go out on the town - and find themselves face-to-face with the effects of Inhumanity! And Cyclops declares a training day for the X-Men's students, but the 'training' seems to be that the teachers just abandoned them to fend for themselves on a dangerous mission! What will these inexperienced young mutants do now?"--
X-Men, first class by Jeff Parker( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Beast, Angel, and Iceman, students at the Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters, learn to cope with their special abilities as they become X-Men and prepare for the world outside their school
Transformers : Optimus Prime versus Megatron by Sadie Chesterfield( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Optimus Prime comes to Earth to gain control of the Allspark and defeat his brother-turned-enemy Megatron
Indestructible Hulk by Mark Waid( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
"When Bruce Banner takes his lab team to Jotunheim, that means only one thing: Hulk vs. Frost Giants! Thor joins the fray, but what's wrong with the God of Thunder - and why doesn't he recognize Hulk? As the Frost Giants prepare to invade Earth, not even Hulk and Thor can stand in their way - so they'll have to call in some help! Plus: Hulk takes on urban crime, and takes the witness stand, as the secrets of Matt Murdock and Bruce Banner's friendship are revealed! Daredevil guest-stars as the Hulk experiences blind rage!"--Page 4 of cover
Deadpool by Gerry Duggan( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
When they made the Merc with a Mouth, they erased his past. Years later, Wade Wilson sifts through the collateral damage. Who killed his parents, and what would he do if he learned the truth?
Deadpool by Gerry Duggan( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
In the lead-up to Axis, our wall-crawling hero is stalked by a classic Spider-Slayer! Wait. This isn't a Spider-Man book. So what is a Spider-Slayer doing here? Deadpool had better find out before it mistakes one red-clad, wisecracking hero for another, and mashes DP into spider-paste! Then, when the events of Axis invert him, Deadpool puts down the guns! And the knives. And the grenades. And the ... you get the point. Deadpool's gone Zen! So how is he going to help is FauX-Men friends live through an attack by the real, also-inverted X-Men? Who knows? It might even involve cowboys. Plus: The Roxxon Corporation brings us a special educational sotry. Learn about gracking, the energy source of the future
Deadpool's art of war by Peter David( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Sun Tzu's Art of War has been called the definitive work on military strategy and tactics and has influenced leaders in both warfare and business for hundreds of years ... which means it's totally in the public domain and ripe for being ripped off by Deadpool! And what's Deadpool's plan to ensure his version of Art of War outsells the original? Make sure the entire world is at war when it comes out!
Deadpool by Gerry Duggan( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
"Deadpool has been through a lot recently and he needs to relax. Sounds like it's time for a good, old fashioned, simple merc job. Yes sir, Deadpool in the Middle East. Should be nice and uncomplicated, right? Right? No, wrong! When Deadpool clashes with Russian super-agent Omega Red, this time it's personal. Well, for one of them. Sort of. We'll explain. But how does Deadpool's latest misadventure, and one final fan-favourite flashback tale, lead to the most shocking event of all?" -- Provided by publisher
Marvel zombies 5 by Fred Van Lente( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Machine Man, Howard the Duck and Jacali Kane try to obtain samples from each of 5 worlds without becoming zombies themselves
X-men, first class by Jeff Parker( file )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
What dark force concerns Professor X and his gifted students as well as Dr. Strange, Master of the Mystic Arts? The answer lies in the ruby reality of the entity known as Cytorrak!
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