Avatar, Boom, Boundless, Dynamite, Legendary, Rebellion, Titan And Valiant Solicitations For September 2012

Posted by June 15, 2012 Comment

A quick run around the publishers with mainstream on their mind if not in their position in Previews. Boom Avatar have Fashion Beast, a new series adapted from an unproduced screenplay by Alan Moore and Malcolm McLaren. Dynamite start Damsels and Peter Cannon Thunderbolt. Boom have a new series, Freelancers, Legendary resolicit The Tower Chronicles and Valiant bring Ninjak into X-O Manowar... but what will you be buying?


(W) Alan Moore (A) Facundo Percio

(C) Facundo Percio

Alan Moore’s unearthed screenplay comes to life as an incredible comic book series almost three decades later! The mid-80’s were a stunning period of brilliance for Alan Moore, seeing him create true masterpieces including Miracleman, Watchmen – and Fashion Beast! Working with Malcolm McLaren (Sex Pistols), Alan Moore turned his attention to a classic re-telling of a fable through his unyielding and imaginative vision. The two developed a story that redefined Beauty and the Beast in a dystopian future city dominated by a fashion house, which Moore then fully-scripted into a huge screenplay. Never previously published, this epic work is now adapted for comics by long-time Moore collaborator, Antony Johnston (Courtyard) preserving every scrap of Moore’s original dialogue. All ten issues have been lovingly illustrated by Facundo Percio (Anna Mercury) and finally a true historical and visionary masterpiece is finally released to the World! Available with a Regular or Wraparound Cover by series artist Facundo Percio or Haute Couture Incentive (by Percio) or the very rare Tarot (by Paul Duffield) Incentive cover.


REGULAR—32pgs, FC (1 of 10) $3.99

WRAPAROUND—32pgs, FC (1 of 10) $3.99




(W) David Lapham (C) Jacen Burrows

(C) Jacen Burrows, Raulo Caceres, Oscar Jimenez

The final issue of David Lapham and Jacen Burrows twisted teenage tale of growing up comes to a conclusion you will never forget. Edmund has survived where so many others have died in misery. Caught between vengeful bikers and maniacal Crossed, his cowardly tendencies have finally put him in a spot to get the girl and be the hero. But sometimes being the man you always imagined leads to both ultimate triumph and bone shattering defeat. Available with a Regular cover by Jacen Burrows, a Wraparound by Raulo Caceres, a Torture by Oscar Jimenez, and a special Red Crossed Incentive by Burrows.


REGULAR—32pgs, FC $3.99

WRAPAROUND—32pgs, FC $3.99

TORTURE—32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) David Hine (A) Georges Duarte

(C) Jacen Burrows, Oscar Jimenez, Gianluca Pagliarani

David Hine (X-Men, Darkness) and artist George Duarte join the ranks of the Crossed with their first horrifying Badlands arc: “The Golden Road.” A hedonistic party is taking place at a writers retreat in famous author Gideon Welles’ estate. Eight self-centered college students are secluded with no contact to the outside world in order to find the true meaning in their lives. But when the Crossed plague hits their town they soon find that the carefully constructed fantasy world is a far cry from the misery and agony of infection. There is no hope. There is no help. There is only the Crossed. Available with a Regular cover by Jacen Burrows, a Wraparound by Oscar Jimenez, a Torture by Gianluca Pagliarani, and a special Red Crossed Incentive by Burrows.


REGULAR—32pgs, FC $3.99

WRAPAROUND—32pgs, FC $3.99

TORTURE—32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Mike Wolfer (A/C) Fernando Furukawa

The relentless curse of the Stitched extends its reach beyond the arid desert of Afghanistan in this all-new continuation of Garth Ennis’ tale of modern warfare and ancient horrors! On a Sri Lanka-bound cargo ship, businessman Rashid Salid and his crew of black market cut-throats is overseeing the delivery of a very secret and very deadly payload. But Salid’s payday may never come, as a team of American Navy SEALS are on a black ops mission to secure that cargo for themselves. Before its explosive climax, this startling new story arc by writer Mike Wolfer and new series artist Fernando Furukawa will at last reveal the ungodly origin of the Stitched! Stitched #8 is available with a Regular cover, Wraparound cover, Gore cover, and a special Ancient Evil retailer incentive cover by Fernando Furukawa.


REGULAR—32pgs, FC $3.99

WRAPAROUND—32pgs, FC $3.99

GORE—32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) David Lapham (A/C) Gabriel Andrade

Dale Chesnutt is a pawn in a deadly game and he still doesn’t see the people moving the pieces. With the FBI whispering in his ear and a growing feral ferocity changing him in ways he doesn’t understand, he soon discovers that the Feral threat is much wider spread than they thought. And when he comes face-to-face with several full blown Ferals, the time comes to discover for whom he is fighting. Available with a Regular, Wraparound, Gore, and special Slashed Incentive cover by series artist Gabriel Andrade.


REGULAR—32pgs, FC $3.99

WRAPAROUND—32pgs, FC $3.99

GORE—32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Garth Ennis (A/C) John McCrea

Meet Dougie and Ivor, two unlucky and foul-mouthed private investigators whose first case is the very height of outrageous carnage and perverse hilarity! This first volume collects the oversized issues #1-4 of Dicks as well as a very special Dicks-tionary! A dead body at their doorstep is just the start of their troubles, as they double-cross a local crime lord, accidentally kill (and zombify) Ivor’s irate uncle, anger the hulking thug named Big Billy, and dodge the bullets of Dougie’s spurned father-in-law. Will these scoundrels get to the bottom of their first case… or even survive the day? Garth Ennis and John McCrea, the creative team behind Hitman, deliver pages and pages of over-the-top violence and certain-to-offend humor, just the way you like it! (C: 0-1-2)


SC, 7×10, 176pgs, FC $19.99


(W) David Lapham (A/C) Rafael Ortiz

Dan’s girls are in the clutches of a homicidal inbreeding religious nutbag. And despite his chill outer persona, the Dan knows that without him the three Hickenlooper daughters are going to end up in a very bad way. Now his only lead is a clueless detective with stars in his eyes over a big Hollywood TV serial killer case and a lunatic at a book signing. Dan the Unharmable is this year’s over-the-top insane hit. Crime-writing legend David Lapham and artist Rafael Ortiz deliver the first chapter’s penultimate issue in this year’s most outrageous gonzo crime comic. Available with a Regular, Wraparound, and special Retro Incentive cover by series artist Rafael Ortiz.

REGULAR—32pgs, FC $3.99

WRAPAROUND—32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Zak Penn, Scott Murphy (A/C) Michael Dipascale

Sometimes when your dreams come true, they turn out to be nightmares. Zak Penn (writer of the Avengers movie, X-Men II & III movies, and the Alphas TV show) and Scott Murphy (writer of Star Wars The Clone Wars) are delivering on this year’s most refreshing new superhero saga. Adam is now the second most recognizable person on the planet. Branded as Zenith’s young partner, he is thrust into the limelight but finds that becoming a superhero isn’t what it’s cracked up to be. Especially when the people you are trying to save start dying around you in fiery explosions… and on camera. Available with a Regular, Wraparound, and a special Heroic Incentive cover by Michael Dipascale.

REGULAR—32pgs, FC (3 of 6) $3.99

WRAPAROUND—32pgs, FC (3 of 6) $3.99


(W) Garth Ennis (A/C) John McCrea

Dougie and Ivor have conquered everything from outer space to inner bowels in the series that continually redefines offensive humor. Their theft of the space shuttle leads them into direct conflict with the hideous Dong and their Bigotry Beam! Join Garth Ennis and John McCrea on an adventure that will take you through the insane and outrageous world of the Dicks. Available with a Regular cover, a very Offensive cover, and a special Classic B&W cover showing one of the lost Dicks covers of yesteryear — all by series artist John McCrea!


REGULAR—32pgs, FC $3.99

OFFENSIVE—32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) David Lapham (A/C) Gabriel Andrade

Previously only available at the Calgary Expo, this new cover from series artist Gabriel Andrade is limited to 850 copies!


32pgs, FC $5.99



(W) Jamie Delano (A) Leandro Rizzo

(C) Jacen Burrows

This is a special 1500 copy limited edition first printing with the exclusive Jacen Burrows “EC Homage” theme.


32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Jamie Delano(A) Leandro Rizzo

(C) Raulo Caceres

Raulo Caceres takes Crossed old school with the continuing line of first printing “EC Homage” covers limited to 1500 copies.


32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Jamie Delano(A) Leandro Rizzo

(C) Michael Dipascale

Michael Dipascale delivers this sexy new cover that was only available at Project Comic Con and limited to just 850 copies!


32pgs, FC $5.99





(W) Mark Waid, Caleb Monroe (A) Steve Bryant

(C) Jonboy Meyers, Mike Perkins

Mark Waid’s incredible reimagining of the super spy series is here! John Steed and Emma Peel are right back to work, and the threats are bigger than ever. After the shocking return of the Hellfire Club, our swinging super-spies realize their mortal foes have infiltrated all aspects of British society, and Steed and Peel can’t trust anyone — except one another. Eisner Award-nominated writer Mark Waid (DAREDEVIL, IRREDEEMABLE) teams up with rising star Caleb Monroe (BATMAN 80-PAGE GIANT, ICE AGE) and Russ Manning Awardnominated artist Steve Bryant (ATHENA VOLTAIRE) to craft the thrilling adventures of the cult classic team! Don’t forget to ask your retailer about the limited edition JOSPEH MICHAEL LINSNER variant that comes with a CGC certified Near Mint 9.8 grade!

32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman (A) TBA

(C) Alex Ross (50%), Gabriel Hardman (20%), Joe Quinones (20%), Phil Noto (20%)

BRAND-NEW ONGOING SERIES! GREAT JUMPING-ON POINT FOR NEW READERS! Acclaimed writers Corinna Bechko (Heathentown, Fear Itself: The Home Front) and Gabriel Hardman (Hulk, Agents of Atlas) start a new chapter of the Planet of the Apes saga, launching the fan-favorite franchise into its most exciting era yet! Eight years before astronaut George Taylor fell from the stars… the stars fell on the Planet of the Apes! Once the destroyer of human civilization, the Alpha-Omega bomb of yore has slept silent in the dark side of the moon. One mad monk seeks to wake the beast… and all of Ape society is at risk. It’s a race against time as Doctor Zaius struggles to find an end to the madness that has engulfed all that he knows! Don’t forget to ask your retailer about the rare ALEX ROSS Black and White CGC 9.8 Near Mint variant!

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Jordan B. Gorfinkel (A/C) Scott Benefiel

Michael Midas’s world is about to come crumbling down around him in ways he can’t even begin to imagine. The world is on notice as Truck discovers the full extent of his powers — powers that even the strongest man in the world won’t be able to stand up to. And when Dani finally unmasks her mysterious hero to discover plain ol’ Michael Midas, will their relationship be doomed? From Jordan B. Gorfinkel (Batman, Birds of Prey) and Scott Benefiel (JLA, Tomb Raider)!

48pgs, FC $4.99


(W) Clive Barker, Mark Miller (A) Janusz Ordon

(C) Tim Bradstreet, Nick Percival

There is no contingency plan… Elliott Spencer spent nearly a century as a master of the LeMarchand devices. Now, he harnesses that power to build his new nation state into the most fearsome force on any plane of existence, while the unlikely partnership of the Female Cenobite and Harry D’Amour becomes humanity’s (and Hell’s) last best hope.

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Chris Roberson (A) Francesco Biagini (C) Francesco Mattina

DON’T MISS THE STUNNING CONCLUSION TO ELRIC’S EPIC RETURN TO COMICS! The Eternal Champions Elric, Hawkmoon, Corum, and Eric Beck have finally found the source of the unrest that’s gripping the Multiverse. But are they powerful enough to stop it? New York Times best-seller Chris Roberson (iZombie, Stan Lee’s Starborn) and legendary fantasy author Michael Moorcock are bringing Elric back to comics in a series critics call “one of BOOM!’s best!”

SC, 7×10, 112pgs, FC $14.99


(W) Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning (A) Brad Walker, Tom Derenick

(C) Francesco Mattina, Wes Craig, Timothy Green II

Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning finish the first arc of their cosmic superhero masterpiece in the making, and will have you begging for more! It’s the return of Prismatica as she rejoins the Hypernaturals and faces her greatest fear: the man who killed her husband and the most diabolical supervillain the Quantinuum has ever known… Sublime.

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Simon Spurrier (A) Jeffrey Edwards

(C) Trevor Hairsine, Tom Derenick, Michael Gaydos

Red Reaper’s and Nox’s partnership has never been on shakier ground. At each other’s throats, will the duo survive the dangerous trek down to New Orleans where a supposed “coalition of capes” has assembled? Or have they been sent on a wild goose chase through EDDA territory by the ramblings of a (deceased) madman? Don’t forget to ask your local retailer about the rare CGC 9.8 near mint variant by John Cassaday!

32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Sam Humphries (A) Joe Eisma

(C) Frazier Irving, Phil Noto

BRAND-NEW ARC! GREAT JUMPING-ON POINT FOR NEW READERS! Find out more about the Higher Earth empire and its deadly assassins as Sam Humphries dives deep into the infinite mythos that has everyone talking. A can’t-miss issue with special guest artist Joe Eisma (Morning Glories)!

32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Sam Humphries (A) Jerry Gaylord

(C) Khary Randolph, Eddie Nunez

The Wrecking Crew continues wrecking shop in the destroyed wasteland that was once San Diego! Struggling to survive, your favorite fanboys and fangirls ditch the escape plan and forge an attack against the never-ending zombie chaos. Will they divide and conquer, or will they face the same fate as their fallen fandom?

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Daryl Gregory (A/C) Carlos Magno

When the Lawgiver, the revered ape leader, was assassinated by a human, the city teetered on the edge of civil war. Ape leader Voice Alaya sent the White Troop into Southtown to bring the human population under control, and captured Sully, the leader of the resistance, as she fought back to let others escape. Now Sully must free herself from Alaya’s grasp to stop an even greater destruction coming for them all… Collecting issues 9-12 of the critically acclaimed series, find out what happens 1,300 years before the arrival of Colonel George Taylor from the original 1968 Planet of the Apes movie! Written by award-winning author Daryl Gregory (Dracula: The Company of Monsters, Raising Stony Mayhall) and drawn by renowned artist Carlos Magno (Transformers: Tales of the Fallen)!

SC, 7×10, 112pgs, FC $14.99



(W/A/C) Mattias Adolfsson

For the first time in North America, brilliant Swedish illustrator Mattias Adolfsson’s incredibly lush sketchbook illustrations are collected in a facsimile Moleskine edition. Adolfsson, inbetween assignments for the New York Times, videogame design, children’s books, and other major publications, spends his time filling untold Moleskines with intricate and beautifully detailed drawings of whatever strikes his fancy. From hot-rod spaceships to rocket-fueled fountain pens, from rococo robots to Richard-Scary-gone-berserk cityscapes, Adolfsson uses his imagination to create everything mad scientists the world over have yet to begin dreaming up. Includes a special introduction from The Comics Reporter’s Tom Spurgeon.

SC, 8×11, 128pgs, FC $16.99



(W) Mark Evanier, (A) Gary Barker, Dan Davis

(C) Gary Barker

FEATURING GARFIELD’S PET FORCE! This month, not only will you get two all-new stories featuring our loveable gang getting into wacky shenanigans, but we’re taking a trip to Planet Polyester with our Garfield’s Pet Force back-up story! Don’t miss out on the intergalactic goodness!

32pgs, FC $3.99


(W/A/C) Roger Langridge

FINAL ISSUE of the Eisner Award-nominated series! Harvey Award winner Roger Langridge’s (The Muppet Show, Thor: The Mighty Avenger) critically acclaimed series SNARKED comes to a close in this touching finale. Will our heroes escape the dangers of Snark Island? With her father the Red King in tow, will Scarlett be able to save the kingdom from the clutches of the dastardly royal advisors? And what will become of the Walrus and the Carpenter? Find out here!

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W/A/C) Roger Langridge

Harvey Award-winning creator Roger Langridge (The Muppet Show, Thor: The Mighty Avenger) is back as his Eisner Award-nominated, fantastical adventure SNARKED continues! After escaping the clutches of the dastardly royal advisors, our heroes set sail on a sea-spanning voyage in search of the missing Red King, running across a number of familiar Lewis Carroll characters along the way! Collecting issues 5-8 of the critically acclaimed series, join Queen Scarlett, baby Rusty, the Walrus, and the Carpenter as they brave the high seas in search of Snark Island and the treasures that lie within. This remarkable collection also features exclusive behind-the-scenes content and commentary from Roger Langridge!

SC, 7×10, 112pgs, FC $14.99


(W/A) Merideth Gran, Liz Prince (C) Jab, Joshua Covey

THE FUN WILL NEVER END IN THIS POPULAR ADVENTURE TIME SPIN-OFF MINI-SERIES! The band’s tour is underway, and the Scream Queens are rocking, but

Marceline isn’t convinced that they totally rule… Will a rival band be enough to derail the tour for good? Popular with all-ages and a great way to get girls into

your store!

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Ryan North, Frank & Becky (A) Shelli Paroline, Braden Lamb, Frank & Becky

(C) Chris Houghton, Drew Weing

THE MOST POPULAR AND TOTALLY RHOMBUS ALL-AGES COMIC ON THE STANDS TODAY! Join Jake the Dog and Finn the Human in another awesome issue of this all-ages classic! With Ooo in the grips of a Jake-caused time paradox, there’s only one team that can set things right…

32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Charles Schulz, Vicki Scott, Shane Houghton, Mona Koth

(A) Charles Schulz, Vicki Scott, Matt Whitlock, Mona Koth (C) Vicki Scott

All your favorite Peanuts characters can’t wait to join the fun as the carnival rolls into town! But it’s not all fun and games — September doesn’t just bring the fair, but the start of the new year of school, too, and Peppermint Patty just can’t hide her, well, lack of excitement. Throw in Linus and his beloved blanket, a crop of Charles Schulz Sunday strips, and a 1st appearance Pig Pen variant cover, and you’ve got another classic issue of Peanuts!

32pgs, FC $3.99





(W) Mike Wolfer (A) Marcelo Mueller

(C) Renato Camilo, Matt Martin

Dispatched by Death Queen to rend Lady Death to bloody pieces the furious Werewolf assassin is back, but can Lady Death possibly prevail when Void Demons are poised to devour the victor? Without her magical abilities in the dark dimension of The Void, Lady Death will have to rely on her natural instincts and a body honed by decades of hand-to-hand combat if she is to defeat her savage adversary in this action-packed, epic battle between the beauty and the beast! Available with a Regular and Wraparound covers by Renato Camilo, Sultry by Matt Martin and a retailer order incentive Art Deco cover by painter Michael Dipascale!


REGULAR—32pg, FC $3.99

WRAPAROUND—32pg, FC $3.99

SULTRY—32pg, FC $3.99



(W) Mike Wolfer (A) Andres Ponce

(C) Jason Eden, Matt Martin

While Pandora is back in Miami attempting to regroup, an unknown force rockets from the sky and embeds itself deep within the heart of San Francisco, bringing with it something very hideous…and very hungry. Guest-starring Widow, and the return of the fiery Hellina, you won’t want to miss this all-action issue! Available with a Regular cover by Jason Eden, Sultry cover by Matt Martin, as well as a Wraparound and a special Art Nouveau Retailer Order Incentive by painter Michael Dipascale!


REGULAR—32pg, FC $3.99

WRAPAROUND—32pg, FC $3.99

SULTRY—32pg, FC $3.99


(W) Mike Wolfer (A) Marcelo Mueller

(C) Daniel HDR

Daniel HDR provides a striking new cover on this special edition first printing of Lady Death #17 that is limited to just 1250 copies!


32pg, FC $3.99



(W) Mike Wolfer (A) Marcelo Mueller

(C) Matt Martin

Lady Death will have you craving candy with this special 850 copy bunny costumed edition by Matt Martin!


32pg, FC $9.99



(W) Brian Pulido (A) Gabriel Guzman

(C) Paul Duffield

Brian Pulido’s last chapter of the goddess’s tragic origin gets an exclusive cover by Paul Duffield that is limited to just 750 copies!


32pg, FC (2 of 3) $9.99




(W) Steve Darnall, Alex Ross (A) Jonathan Lau

(C) Alex Ross (25%), Jae Lee (25%), John Cassaday (25%), Ardian Syaf (25%)

Peter Cannon is a world-famous author, an international celebrity, and the superhero known as Thunderbolt, acknowledged far and wide as the man who saved the world from destruction. Unfortunately, he has little interest in fame, even less interest in people, and the peace he has created is based on an illusion. Now, as old and new enemies plan to destroy his efforts—unaware of the secret he carries—Peter Cannon must fight to keep the peace and preserve his own existence, while fending off deadly foes…and mysterious admirers. Join artist co-writer/cover artist Alex Ross and writer Steve Darnall for the story of a hero who discovers that sometimes… things are not all what they seem! Featuring a foreword by Mark (Kingdom Come) Waid and Peter Cannon’s never-before-published origin story by creator, Pete Morisi!

48pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Leah Moore, John Reppion (A) Aneke

(C) J. Scott Campbell, Sean Chen (1-in-20)

Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, The Little Mermaid, and Snow White come together with other damsels in a new adventure filled with danger and intrigue. In Damsels, the alluring princesses of classic fairy tales take up arms to save their kingdoms from war. Rediscover the darkness at the heart of fairy tales and why they’ll be no happily ever after. Damsels opens with Rapa wishing she had not got out of bed that morning, if she had a bed to get out of that is. The day began badly and has gone rapidly and literally downhill ever since. A series of peculiar and baffling encounters throw obstacle after obstacle into her path, intent it seems on preventing her progress. The thing is, until today she had no idea she was trying to make any progress, toward anything! A collection of hazy memories and bewildering tattoos are all she has to help her figure it all out, and to be honest, she’d just as soon not bother. Around her, we see the mountain city of Caumont thrown into overdrive by the arrival of Queen Talia and King Aurore of Perrault. The streets are thronged with cheering people, does it matter they aren’t exactly sure why they are cheering, or for whom?

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Mike Carroll (A) Igor Vitorino

(C) Mike Mayhew

Jessie Blute’s uncles murdered her father and drove her mother to suicide, which forced Jessie to fake her own death. With a new identity, she distanced herself from her past, found love, raised a family… And then, many years later, she sought out her uncles and delivered brutal and blood-drenched vengeance. But what was the trigger that turned this sweet, loving mother-of-two into a cold-hearted killing machine? This is the story of Jessica Blute’s lost years… and how she came to draw first blood.


32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Jim Zubkavich (A) Andrew Huerta

(C) Lucio Parillo (25%), Matteo Scalera (25%), Dave Dorman (25%), Erik Jones (25%)

Goblins chew, goblins fight! Goblins cut, goblins bite! The goblins of Varisia sing twisted songs as their blood boils with ferocious rage and mystic power. Valeros and his companions may discover the forces behind the goblin tribes’ newfound strength, but stopping it is another matter entirely. Paizo’s incredible award-winning fantasy world, fiction line and tabletop RPG is now the ultimate fantasy comic from Dynamite Entertainment. This issue includes over five pages of character profiles and Pathfinder RPG game statistics, plus a removable, playable tactical map and poster.

32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Garth Ennis (A) Aaron Campbell

(C) Alex Ross (25%), John Cassaday (25%), Howard Chaykin (25%), Francesco Francavilla (25%)

All hell breaks loose in the kingdom of Buffalo Wong, as the Shadow faces an army and Pat Finnegan learns the facts of life in the worst possible way. Far too late to do any good, Margo Lane finds out her master’s true intentions, as the evil Taro Kondo gets clean away… or does he? Only the Shadow knows for sure, in the final part of The Fire of Creation.

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Tom Sniegoski (A) Dennis Calero (C) Alex Ross

The Shadow is tormented by visions of New York City plagued by living fire—fire in the shape of a Chinese dragon—fire with the potential to spread hungrily to the world. But what do these visions mean? The Shadow will peel back the layers of mystery, leading to a confrontation that could very well shake the pillars of Heaven. Who are the waifs of Li-Lung, and what are their connections to Brother Pritchard’s Orphanage for Wayward Children, and to crime boss on the rise, Vincent Ruzzo? Soon, the Shadow will know.

40pgs, FC $4.99


(W) Garth Ennis (A) Russ Braun (C) Darick Robertson

On his own and out of options, Hughie resorts to extreme measures to keep himself in the game. Meanwhile, as vengeful forces close in from all around, Bradley considers a drastic step of her own- but will Stillwell allow her to get away with it? Butcher asks the big questions and Hughie finds out one last secret of his own, as The Bloody Doors Off races towards its fateful conclusion. Two issues till the end!


32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Al Ewing (A) Kewber Baal (C) Tim Bradstreet

We jump forward in time to find out how Jen’s coping. How far will she go to “protect” her family in the aftermath of Tuesday’s events? (Seriously, there’s got to be a limit… right?) And how far will Detective Pruitt go to get justice for Jen’s ever-increasing list of crimes? The new arc begins with a bang!


32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Jai Nitz, Ande Parks (A) Jethro Morales

(C) Stephen Sadowski (50%), Phil Hester (50%)

The Green Hornet is trying to re-make his image in Century City. The wealthy, brilliant and ruthless arms dealer, Gravilov isn’t making it easy. Intent on using Century City as a base from which to ship death around the globe, Gravilov must first eliminate the Green Hornet and Kato. Gravilov’s high-tech thugs have attacked The Hornet’s Nest, leaving blood and chaos in their wake. Now, the Green Hornet will strike back. But, to defeat Gravilov, will the Hornet have to sink to his level?

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Greg Hildebrandt, Jr.

(A/C) Greg Hildebrandt, Tim Hildebrandt

The million-selling Lord of the Rings calendars created during the ’70s by renowned fantasy artists Greg and Tim Hildebrandt are now considered artistic masterpieces. This coffee table art book, The Tolkien Years of the Brothers Hildebrandt, collects all that fantastic art, while telling the untold story behind the creation of those cherished illustrations! It’s a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the work of two renowned fantasy artists — written through the eyes of their closest family member — providing Tolkien-lovers with a fantastic treasury of Lord of the Rings art… the movies of which have now grossed billions worldwide! Written by Greg Hildebrandt, Jr., Greg Hildebrandt’s son, this book tells the story through the eyes of young Gregory when, at ages five, six, and seven, he posed for the various “little people” characters known as the Hobbits. Gregory reminisces about his key role in the development of these calendar paintings and the unique creative ingenuity of his father and uncle. This updated and expanded edition includes all new pages with commentary and exclusive material.

SC, 144pgs, FC $29.99



(W) Greg Hildebrandt, Jr.

(A/C) Greg Hildebrandt, Tim Hildebrandt

Now you can own this beautiful softcover with a tip-in sheet, signed by Greg Hildebrandt himself!

SC, 144pgs, FC $75.00



(W) Greg Hildebrandt, Jr.

(A/C) Greg Hildebrandt, Tim Hildebrandt

Now you can own this beautiful softcover with a tip-in sheet signed and remarked with an original, hand-drawn sketch by Greg Hildebrandt himself!

SC, 144pgs, FC $299.99



(W) Brandon Jerwa (A) Heubert Kahn Michael

(C) Fabiano Neves (33%), Paul Renaud (33%), Alé Garza (33%)

The “INQUISITION” storyline reaches its dramatic conclusion in this issue! Vampirella must defend her recent actions and prove that she hasn’t been corrupted by the influence of Chaos…before her most powerful enemy drives her to madness! The balance of the universe rests upon Vampirella’s shoulders, and the weight may be too much for her to bear!

32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Brandon Jerwa (A) Pow Rodrix

(C) Mark Texeira

“Dangerous Game” reaches its wild conclusion! It’s Nature VS. Nurture as Pantha must choose between the life she knows in the present, and the destiny that was set for her in the past! Is she a Goddess of Egypt – or an Agent of Order?

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Marc Andreyko (A) Patrick Berkenkotter

(C) Fabiano Neves

Investigating a series of brutal murders of young women in NYC, Vampirella and Barnabas Collins (with some side assistance from werewolf Quentin Collins and shape-shifter Pantha) join forces to stop the bloodshed! But, can Barnabas and Vampirella stay one step ahead of both the sadistic Lady Bathory and the NYPD? Is the combined might of our vampire heroes enough to save the innocent girls? Or will they have enough trouble just saving themselves?

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Ron Marz (A) Walter Geovani (C) Paul Renaud

The end is nigh! The end of the world, that is, now that sorcerer Kulan Gath has summoned powerful Mayan avatars of destruction to reduce the planet to ashes. Earth’s only hope is a motley band of warriors, including Red Sonja, Vampirella, Dracula, Pantha, Herbert West the Reanimator and more, who must stand against Gath’s minions. It’s a contest of champions, with the very survival of our world depending on the outcome. Writer Ron Marz and artist Walter Geovani continue Dynamite’s crossover to end all crossovers!

32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Robert Place Napton (A) Cliff Richards (C) Jae Lee

Roger Drum doesn’t know who he is or where he came from, but he knows he’s a soldier and that he’s landed in a Lost World full of Dinosaurs and other creatures that time has forgotten. His perilous exploration of his new home leads him into a trap where he becomes the prisoner of the primitive and savage CLIFF PEOPLE!

40pgs, FC $3.99


(W) David Liss (A) Colton Worley

(C) John Cassaday (Main), Francesco Francavilla (1-in-10)

Anput has New York City and the Spider at her mercy, but she’s not done yet. As she unveils her final plot, Wentworth must pay an extraordinarily high price for justice and his life will change forever. Friends will fall and foes will risk everything to escape the clutches of the Spider! From the corridors of power to the skies above the city, it’s the thrilling, pulptastic conclusion to the first arc!

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Phil Hester & Aaron Gillespie (A) Ed Tadeo

(C) Alex Ross (main), Ed Tadeo (1-in-10)

While the Secret of Bigfoot may be solved, a host of new questions emerge and the answers have Steve seeing red! With an unlikely ally by his side and a mysterious enemy in his crosshairs, Steve finds himself deep inside dangerous territory. But what he finds there may spell the end for the Bionic Man. Part 3 of The Secret of Bigfoot pits Steve against his strangest and most deadly adversary yet!

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Paul Tobin (A) Leno Carvalho (C) Paul Renaud

With the Mission out of the picture, Jaime is free to search for her past and recover some fragments of the woman she used to be. Unfortunately, there’s another player in the game, and she’ll stop at nothing to end Jaime’s search once and for all! Are there any clues as to the identity of this mysterious woman, and why she’s gunning for the Bionic Woman? All we can say is… she’s not sugar, she’s not spice, but she’s everything nice. Her name is Katy, and she’s Fembot # 1.

32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Sterling Gates (A) Wagner Reis, Steve Scott, Joe St Pierre, Dennis Calero

(C) Alex Ross

Kirby: Genesis—Captain Victory focuses on a diverse group of intergalactic lawmen who travel the cosmos, fighting against the forces hell-bent on universe-wide domination. Lead by the mysterious warrior dubbed “Captain Victory,” the Rangers fight the scariest, strangest, and most terrifying monsters and mad men they can find. Unbeknownst to his own men, however, Captain Victory is harboring a terrible secret, the kind that could destroy not only the Galactic Rangers, but bring about the destruction of all of time and space! Collecting Kirby: Genesis—Captain Victory #1-6!

SC, 7×10, 144pgs, FC $19.99


(W) Arvid Nelson (A) Leandro Oliveira

(C) Joe Jusko (50%), Lucio Parrillo (50%)

John Carter is a prisoner of the brutal tyrant Salensus Oll. His princess is still in the clutches of the ever-sleazy Matai Shang. But Carter’s a lucky guy! A friendly fleet is approaching Salensus Oll’s domed fortress. There’s just one little hitch: the ships are doomed if Carter can’t escape and shut down the terrible Guardian of the North that renders Salensus Oll invincible. Even if he breaks free, Carter will have to face the guardian of the Guardian – the greatest swordsman Mars has ever known!


32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Robert Place Napton (A) Carlos Rafael

(C) Paul Renaud (50%), Fabiano Neves (50%)

The concluding chapter of the “VAMPIRE MEN FROM SATURN.” Dejah remains trapped on the ringed world with the Vampire Men who are about to launch their invasion of Mars. She hatches a desperate plan, but will her blood be tainted, converting her into a Vampire Woman before she can save her beloved homeworld?!


32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Robert Place Napton (A) Jack Jadson (C) Joe Jusko

In 1905 Edwin Arnold created a character that many feel changed the course of Science Fiction and that character’s name was Lt. Gullivar Jones. Arnold’s tale of Gullivar’s journey to Mars and falling in love with a Martian princess is thought by many to have inspired the Martian tales of Edgar Rice Burroughs, written some six years later. Dynamite Entertainment is proud to bring these characters together, telling the story of their first meeting! Collecting the five-issue series!


SC, 7×10, 144pgs, FC $19.99


(W) George R.R. Martin, Daniel Abraham

(A) Tommy Patterson(C) Mike Miller

In Winterfell, young Brandon Stark, though crippled by his near-fatal fall, is finally able to ride again, with the help of a gift from Tyrion Lannister. As thanks, the Imp has been imprisoned by Catelyn Stark and her sister, Lysa Arryn, in the forbidding sky dungeons of the Eyrie, and charged with Bran’s attempted murder. Now, in a desperate bid for freedom, Tyrion demands the right of trial by combat. But what chance does a dwarf have against Lysa’s chosen champion? Differences in size are not the only reason for an unequal fight, as Eddard Stark learns in King’s Landing, where his investigation into the death of Jon Arryn takes an unexpected — and deadly — turn.


32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Arvid Nelson (A) Roberto Castro

(C) Lucio Parrillo

The world’s greatest pulp fiction hero clashes with Russian super-spy Nicholas Rokoff in the gilded palaces of France. Then it’s off to Africa, to find the legendary city of Opar before Rokoff can steal the treasure for the Tsar. Little does the ape-man know, his true love, Jane Porter, is also heading for Africa. If Rokoff finds out she’s there, he won’t hesitate to take her hostage. But Jane is no wilting wall-flower!


32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Arvid Nelson (A) Robert Castro

(C) Alex Ross

The original Lord of the Jungle returns! If you thought you knew the story, think again! Forthe first time in its 100-year history the classic Edgar Rice Burroughs story, Tarzan of The Apes, is told — UNCENSORED! This series captures the savagery and action of the original while expanding on it with new elements! The story begins in the late 1800s, as John Clayton, Lord of Greystoke, and his wife, the Lady Alice, are left stranded on a remote African coast. They must fend for themselves in this savage world, and the fact that Lady Alice is pregnant doesn’t make things any easier! Collecting the first eight issues, along with a complete cover gallery, the violent saga of Greystoke begins here, written by Arvid Nelson and illustrated by Roberto Castro, and featuring covers by Alex Ross, Lucio Parillo, Ryan Sook, and Paul Renaud.


SC, 7×10, 160pgs, FC $19.99



(W) Ande Parks (A) Jose Luis

(C) Dennis Calero (Main), Jae Lee (1-in-10)

The Demon has been given a leave from hell. He’s been using his limited time on earth to create a bloody trap for Sara Pezzini. Now, as the Demon’s time runs out, the trap is sprung. Victims of the Witchblade’s justice, long since vanquished to hell, return, intent on destroying Sara and dragging her soul back to the pits with them. Sara and the Witchblade must fight for themselves, and for a purely innocent soul: Sara’s young daughter, Hope.

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Mike Raicht (A) Guiu Vilanova (C) Francesco Francavilla

As if things couldn’t get any worse, satanic forces are closing in on Collinswood. This time, however, they are not hunting for Barnabas Collins. Who are they coming for and what do they want with the Collins’ bloodline? Only Barnabas’ darkest abilities and urges may give him the strength to save his family. But have those gifts left him as well? Is Barnabas truly not evil enough to prevail?

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Eric Trautmann (A) Daniel Indro (C) Alex Ross

In the wake of Flash Gordon’s victory, the court of Mongo pauses for a time of celebration. But Ming the Merciless has one last sinister scheme to launch, one that may spell death for Earth’s valiant defenders.

32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Eric Trautmann (A) Edgar Salazar

(C) Walter Geovani

There are old scores to settle, and new threats on the horizon as the She-Devil with a Sword carves a bloody swath across the Hyborian kingdoms. This time, Red Sonja’s travels have brought her full circle, back to her native Hyrkania, where an ancient feud once again blazes to life.

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Luke Lieberman (A) Max Dunbar

(C) Lucio Parrillo

King Kazeel wants to rule the world. But Thulsa Doom has other plans. The dreaming god is awoken. As Red Sonja desperately tried to pull the warring factions of humanity together, she’s doesn’t realize that she is already too late.

32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Robert Jordan, Chuck Dixon (A) Francis Nuguit

(C) Adam Moore

The Emond’s Fielders are finally reunited in the latest chapter of Robert Jordan’s Eye of the World, coming together at the Queen’s Blessing in Caemlyn. But evil is closing in fast, and has already struck out at one of the travelers.

32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Ande Parks (A) Esteve Polls

(C) Francesco Francavilla

The tragic arc that will forever redefine Tonto’s origins rolls on in Native Ground, Part Three of Six. As Tonto lies near death in 1870, the story of how he came to be a rogue brave unfolds. In the past, all that Tonto loved has been destroyed, leaving him shattered… empty, but for a single purpose: Revenge. Tonto rides as a warrior, drenched in blood, and with nothing left to lose.

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Chuck Dixon (A) Esteve Polls

(C) Dennis Calero

Tonto stands between a stranded trainload of innocents and a Kiowa war party bent on massacre. The Masked Man leads a cavalry unit through a blizzard to bring peace to the Nations with the help of the legendary Spirit Horse. Scout is alone in a hostile land! Blazing western suspense from action masters Chuck Dixon and Esteve Polls.

32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Brandon Thomas (A) N. Steven Harris (C) Sean Chen

The planet formally known as Doom and the Earth now share a common enemy—one capable of defeating Voltron in open combat and knocking down any planet that gets in its way. Commander Keith knows exactly who’s behind it all, and he’s got his prime suspect locked in a small windowless room for the next two hours. If he doesn’t crack him, then the guy goes free and everything falls down. So Keith must decide exactly how far he’s willing to go to find the truth, and he’s got to decide quick. Because their new enemy is closing in on its next target, and even though Arus has endured much in the past, surviving “Ten Lions” might not be in its future…

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Brandon Thomas (A) Craig Cermak

(C) Admira Wijaya

Commander Sven had his chance…all he had to do was hesitate for just the briefest second, and let the man that’s been trying to ruin him get exactly what he deserved. But instead he does the right thing, and all it costs him is his reputation and his command. #686 has officially become a serious problem for the powers that be, and the solution is one that’ll change the course of the entire universe. “Fearless Leader” ends, and the only question remaining is…did they send them because they thought they would succeed? Or because they knew they would fail? Final issue!!!

32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Elliott R. Serrano (A) Dietrich Smith

(C) Daniel Leister

After facing dark forces in 1970’s Tokyo Japan, Ashley J. Williams finds himself trying to find a way back home and to his own time. But what happens when he gets back to his hometown and encounters himself as… a pre-teen? Hijinks ensue when the evil of the Necronomicon tries to eliminate the Chosen One before he’s even old enough to get a driver’s license. It’s an untold tale from the past of everyone’s favorite chainsaw-wielding, deadite-busting hero! Don’t be a primitive screwhead and order your copy today!

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Matt Wagner (A) Simon Bisley (CA) Jim Lee

He lives to kill the dead. Written by Matt Wagner (Grendel) and eveloped with Thomas Tull, the executive producer of 300, The Tower Chronicles is the tale of John Tower, a supernatural bounty hunter who tracks down the creeping shadows that the modern world has all but forgotten. His harrowing missions lead him across the globe and into the darkest recesses of mankind’s most dangerous places to banish a wide variety of poltergeists, demons, and other unfathomable evils to free his troubled patrons. Illustrated by Simon Bisley, this volume features a cover by comics legend Jim Lee. (STK471755) (C: 0-1-1)




2000 AD #1799-1802

2000 AD, the UK’s award-winning weekly SF anthology title, enters the month of DREDD, as its lead character hits cinemas in the all-action thriller starring Karl Urban as the helmeted Mega-City lawman. In the comic, all the stories wrap up in Prog 1799 to make way for a stunning new line-up starting in Prog 1800 — the ABC Warriors are back and Hammerstein reveals a shocking secret about his past in “Return to Earth”; a new fantasy series makes its debut in “Brass Sun: The Wheel of Worlds”; Dr. Orlando Doyle makes plans for the end of the world in the Red Seas miniseries “Beautiful Freak”; we meet the Survival Geeks, crossing the dimensions; and Judge Dredd must stop the annihilation of his city in “The Death of Dan-E Cannon.” (STK471774) (C: 0-1-2)

Magazine, 32pgs, PC $5.25



More action and adventure in the future-shocked world of Judge Dredd! A bumper movie special to coincide with the release of DREDD in cinemas this month, this issue features interviews and stills from the head-pounding SF thriller, as well as a bonus Dredd strip. Plus, degenerate villain Ratfink is loose in the start of new story Judge Dredd: “Ratfink’s Revenge” by Alan Grant and Tiernen Trevallion, and the bodies are mounting in Anderson, Psi-Division: “Stone Voices” by Alan Grant and Boo Cook; In addition, there’s the usual articles, stories and more. And in the bagged graphic novel this month, the complete “Judge Dredd: Ratfink” by John Wagner and Peter Doherty! (STK471775) (C: 0-1-2)

Magazine (w/Graphic Novel), 64pgs, PC $12.25


For over 35 years, 2000 AD has dominated the British comics’ industry, delivering stories and characters which have etched their way into the cultural psyche. This book celebrates 2000 AD and Judge Dredd’s joint 35th-anniversary with a compilation of the most stunning and innovative Judge Dredd-related covers, illustrated by some of the greatest talents in the industry. (STK471782) (C: 0-1-2)

HC, 272pgs, PC $68.00



(W) Alan Grant & Various (A) Steve Dillon & Various (CA) Steve Dillon

Beneath Mega-City One lies the “Undercity,” ruined remains of what was once known as New York City. Now it is a deadly environment where only the most ruthless creatures can hope to survive. One such creature — a flesh-eating werewolf — has managed to find its way out into Mega-City One, so Judge Dredd must go down to Undercity to investigate, ensuring that no others can make their way to the surface! (STK471783) (C: 1-1-2) NOTE: Not available in the U.K. (May Purchase from U.K. Vendor)


SC, 128pgs, B&W $17.99



(W) Alan Grant, John Wagner (A) Brian Bolland & Various (CA) Brian Bolland

Judge Dredd’s ultimate nemesis has arrived. His name is Judge Death and in his eyes all life is a crime! The super-fiend from Deadworld proves to be an implacable enemy and Judge Dredd must work with PSI Judge Anderson to save Mega-City One from a city-wide death penalty. (STK471780) (C: 0-1-2)


SC, 5×8, 160pgs, B&W $11.00


CLINT 2.0 #4 (MR)
(W) Mark Millar, Various (A) Leinil Francis Yu & Various (CA) Leinil Francis Yu

The year of Millarworld continues: we’re stuffed with movie exclusives on Kick-Ass 2, Supercrooks, The Secret Service, and more! Don’t miss exclusive interviews as we celebrate Image’s 20th-anniversary in style. Plus, don’t forget the stunning comics inside! A mysterious island, an accidental murder, and a bastard with a silver tongue – it’s all in the CLiNT-exclusive Death Sentence!

(And I thought I’d throw in the Hit Girl statue from Dynamic Forces)




(W) Robert Venditti (A) Lee Garbett

(C) Mico Suayan, Philip Tan, Patrick Zircher

Enter…Ninjak! An all-new arc of the critically acclaimed series starts here as two legends of the Valiant Universe collide for the first time — and no one will escape unscathed.

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Joshua Dysart (A) Khari Evans & Lewis LaRosa

(C) Patrick Zircher, Doug Braithwaite

School is out. Of control. Inside the Harbinger Foundation, Peter Stanchek thought he would finally find freedom. Instead, he found a prison of his own design. As Peter begins to yearn for the comforts of his old life, he’s about to discover that leaving Harada’s program isn’t easy–it’s impossible. As rebellion brews among his pupils, Harada must ask himself: has he been building an ally in Peter all this time — or the perfect enemy?

32pgs, FC $3.99



(W) Fred Van Lente (A) Clayton Henry

(C) Arturo Lozzi, Patrick Zircher

In the Valiant Universe, even secrets have secrets. Have you heard the one about The Michelangelo Code? Inside a Masonic crypt beneath Wall Street, The 1% engineer a financial apocalypse that will save the dollar, but could destroy the world. Within the secret archives of the Vatican, The Spirituali shelter a secret that could crack history in half. And — in a bar somewhere — Archer & Armstrong are all that stands between the ancient conspiracy that binds these two group together. But can Archer survive a terrible betrayal from his own family — and the shocking revelation of Armstrong’s closest ally? Get ready for a spreadsheet-shattering, kung-fu gripping action epic that will set the Valiant Universe aflame!

32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Duane Swierczynski (A) Manuel Garcia & Arturo Lozzi

(C) Esad Ribic, Arturo Lozzi

Heroes aren’t born. They’re built. You have no name, just a project designation. They call you Bloodshot, but the voices inside your head call you “daddy, “sir,” “commander,” “comrade” — whatever it takes to motivate you to get the job done. But after so many missions and so many lives, you’re finally ready to confront your handlers at Project Rising Spirit and find out who you really are. You’d better move quickly though, because your former masters don’t like it when a billion-dollar weapons project decides to go rogue. Can you discover the truth before their next deadly mind wipe takes you off the board for good? Let’s hope so…because everyone inside you is counting on it.

32pgs, FC $3.99

(Last Updated June 16, 2012 8:48 pm )

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