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Title:
Checkmate : a king's game
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ISBN:
9781401212209

9781845764364
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : DC Comics, 2007.
Physical Description:
165 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
Originally published in magazine form in Checkmate 1-7.
Summary:
"Checkmate holds the line. Whether you're a hero or a villain, if you cross it, they will remove you from the board. Permanently."--Page 4 of cover.
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Summary

Written by Greg Rucka Art and cover by Jesus Saiz Collecting the first seven issues of the acclaimed new series from Greg Rucka! After the explosive events of INFINITE CRISIS and THE OMAC PROJECT, the U.N. formed Checkmate to bring down heroes and villains that get out of line. Now they use unique ability to deputize human and metahuman forces throughout the world in pursuit of its goal to hold the line. Advance-solicited; on sale February 21 - 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US


Author Notes

Greg Rucka is the author of four previous novels - "Keeper", which was nominated for the Shamus Award, "Finder", "Smoker", and "Shooting at Midnight". He resides with his wife and son in Portland, Oregon.

(Bowker Author Biography) Greg Rucka was born on November 29, 1969 in San Francisco, Ca. He is a graduate of Vassar College with a B.A. in English and the University of Southern California with Master of Fine Arts. He is the author of several novel series, Atticus Kodiak, Jad Bell, and Queen and Country. His other novels include Batman: No Man's Land, Grenel: Past Prime, Perfect Dark: Initial Vector, Perfect Dark: Second Front, Keeper, Finder, Shooting at Midnight and Star Wars: Smuggler's Run.

He is a comic book writer and has worked for DC Comics, Image, Dark Horse Comics, Marvel, Oni Press, and Webcomics. He has also been a story designer and writer for video games.

He has won numerous awards. He has received 4 Eisner Awards (Best Limited Series, Best New Series, Best Serialized Story and Best Short Story), a Harvey Award for Best Single Issue or Story, a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic Book, and 2016 Silver Ledger Award.

(Bowker Author Biography)