Die Hard: Year One, Volume 1 by Howard Chaykin, Stephen Thompson
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 form for the first time! Every great action hero got started somewhere: Batman Began. Bond had his Casino Royale. And for John McClane, more than a decade before the first DIE HARD movie, he's just another rookie cop, an East Coast guy working on earning his badge in New York City during 1976's Bicentennial celebration. Too bad for John McClane, nothing's ever that easy. Join legendary industry creator Howard Chaykin on a thrill ride that's rung up over $1 billion in box office worldwide and become the gold standard for classic action! Yippee Ki Yay!
Howard Chaykin is a critically acclaimed American comic book writer and artist. He wrote AMERICAN FLAGG, THE SHADOW, CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN and more. He's worked with both Marvel and DC on critically acclaimed projects such as BLADE, BITE CLUB and more.
Hailing from Dublin, Stephen Thompson has worked with a variety of high profile projects, including
STAR WARS: REPUBLIC for Dark Horse and STAR TREK: NEW FRONTIER for IDW.