Its 1987. Marcus Lopez hates school. His grades suck. The jocks are hassling his friends. He cant focus in class. But the jocks are the children of Joseph Stalins top assassin, the teachers are members of an ancient league of assassins, the class he's failing is Dismemberment 101, and his crush has a double-digit body count. Welcome to the most brutal high school on earth, where the worlds top crime families send the next generation of assassins to be trained. Murder is an art. Killing is a craft. At Kings Dominion School for the Deadly Arts, the dagger in your back isnt always metaphorical. Collecting the first arc (DEADLY CLASS #1-6) of the most critically acclaimed new series of 2014, by writer RICK REMENDER (BLACK SCIENCE, Fear Agent) and rising star artist WESLEY CRAIG (Batman). Experience the 1980s underground through the eyes of the worlds most damaged and dangerous teenagers.