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.
The second volume that reveals the beginnings of America's greatest action hero! 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. After thwarting the terrorist attacks planned for the 1976's Bicentennial celebration, McClane has to stop a bank robbery — during the famous 1977 city-wide black out! 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!