The Boys is an American comic book series, written by Garth Ennis and co-created, designed, and illustrated by Darick Robertson. It was originally published by Wildstorm (DC Comics) before moving to Dynamite Entertainment.
The series is set between 2006–2008 in a world where superheroes exist. However, most of the superheroes in the series’ universe are corrupted by their celebrity status and often engage in reckless behavior, compromising the safety of the world. The story follows a small clandestine CIA squad, informally known as “The Boys“, led by Butcher and also consisting of Mother’s Milk, the Frenchman, the Female, and new addition “Wee” Hughie Campbell, who are charged with monitoring the superhero community, often leading to gruesome confrontations and dreadful results; in parallel, a key subplot follows Annie “Starlight” January, a young and naive superhero who joins the Seven, the most prestigious – and corrupted – superhero group in the world and The Boys‘ most powerful enemies.
Genres: Drama, Horror, Mature, Superhero
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
Writer: Garth Ennis
Artist: Darick Robertson
Publication date: October 2006 – November 2012
The series draped in controversy is now presented in digital omnibus edition as Dynamite presents the first 22 issues of the acclaimed series in one massive, virtual bundle! Featuring some every so slight tweaks the creators have meticulously restored, the Boys Digital Omnibus Volume 1 also features bonus art materials and more!