Tuesday, 26 May 2015

NEW COMICS & G/N'S MAY 27TH 2015


Delivery for Wednesday 27th May - New Comics Day



ANOTHER BANK HOLIDAY DELAY
Again? Already? Hopefully we should be ready by1.30 but we do have to break the delivery down check its all here pull the standing orders process the last minute emails & tweets & messages in bottles...
Look honestly I want to big up this weeks new stuff but I'm bumping up against the Previews deadline but all I can say is that this week its all about the (male) writer.
 Alan Moore Neil Gaiman Garth Ennis Chuck Palahniuk Alex Kot and many many more.
Last Convergence!
More Secret Wars!
Image #1's!

Dark Horse Comics (release dates subject to change - list will change)
CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT #23
CONAN THE AVENGER #14
ELFQUEST THE FINAL QUEST #9
FIGHT CLUB 2 #1
FRANKENSTEIN UNDERGROUND #3 (OF 5)
GRINDHOUSE DRIVE IN BLEED OUT #5 (OF 8)
HALO ESCALATION #18
MISTER X RAZED #4 (OF 4)
ORDER OF THE FORGE #2 (OF 3)
PASTAWAYS #3
SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN VOLUME 19 TP
TOMB RAIDER #16
TONY TAKEZAKI'S NEON GENESIS EVANGELION TP

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Fight Club 2 #1
Dark Horse Comics
(W) Chuck Palahniuk (A) Cameron Stewart (CA) David Mack
Some imaginary friends never go away . . . Ten years after starting Project Mayhem, he lives a mundane life. A kid, a wife, pills to keep his destiny at bay. But it won't last long; the wife has seen to that. The time has come . . .


DC Comics - CONVERGENCE

BATGIRL VOLUME 5 DEADLINE TP
BATMAN '66 #23
BATMAN ADVENTURES VOLUME 2 TP
BATMAN LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT VOLUME 4 TP
CONVERGENCE #8 (OF 8)
CONVERGENCE ACTION COMICS #2 (OF 2)
CONVERGENCE BLUE BEETLE #2 (OF 2)
CONVERGENCE BOOSTER GOLD #2 (OF 2)
CONVERGENCE CRIME SYNDICATE #2 (OF 2)
CONVERGENCE DETECTIVE COMICS #2 (OF 2)
CONVERGENCE INFINITY INC #2 (OF 2)
CONVERGENCE JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #2 (OF 2)
CONVERGENCE PLASTIC MAN AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS #2 (OF 2)
CONVERGENCE SHAZAM #2 (OF 2)
CONVERGENCE WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #2 (OF 2)
EFFIGY #5
HE-MAN THE ETERNITY WAR #6
INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US YEAR FOUR #2
MULTIVERSITY PAX AMERICANA DIRECTOR'S CUT #1
SANDMAN OVERTURE #5 (OF 6)
SUICIDERS #4


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Convergence #8 (of 8)
DC Comics
(W) Jeff King (A) Aaron Lopresti (CA) Carlo Pagulayan


All the heroes of the DC Universe unite to face a crisis of infinite proportions - but when all is done, there can be only one reality. But will even that survive the battle?

More info on the Convergence page

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Multiversity directors cut #1
DC Comics
(W) Grant Morrison (A) Ivan Reis (CA) Ivan Reis

The first monumental issue of THE MULTIVERSITY is back in this new Director's Cut Edition, presenting Ivan Reis's pencil artwork! This special comes polybagged with a 26.5' x 30.5' version of the sensational Map of the Multiverse poster, designed by Rian Hughes from Grant Morrison's notes! Also included are preliminary character designs by Morrison and Reis, and more!




IDW Comics (release dates subject to change)

EDWARD SCISSORHANDS #8
EDWARD SCISSORHANDS VOLUME 1 PARTS UNKNOWN TP
FLY OUTBREAK #3 (OF 5)
G.I. JOE THE COMPLETE COLLECTION VOLUME 7 HC
GODZILLA RULERS OF EARTH #24
INDESTRUCTIBLE STINGRAY #1
INFINITE LOOP #2 (OF 6)
JUDGE DREDD #30
KNIGHT RIDER VOLUME 1 TP
OCTOBER FACTION #7
POWERPUFF GIRLS SUPER SMASH-UP #5 (OF 6)
RAGNAROK #5
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #46
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES GHOSTBUSTERS DIRECTOR'S CUT
TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE #41
YOU DON'T SAY GN


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Indestructible Stingray #1
IDW Comics
(W) Jeff Marsick(A) Luca Reguzzoni (CA) Jeff Langevin

It's tough enough being a mutant teenager, but imagine the challenges when you're surrounded by role models driven wholly by power, money, and fame. Kelly, a.k.a. Stingray, finds herself the newest member of the League of Defenders, America's premiere super-team, and most dysfunctional 'family.'

Image Comics (release dates subject to change)

CBLDF COMICS PRESENTS ELEPHANTMEN SHOTS #1
CHEW #49
DEADLY CLASS #13
GENIUS VOLUME 1 TP
INVINCIBLE #120
INVISIBLE REPUBLIC #3
MATERIAL #1
OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN AND AZACETA #9
PISCES #2
POSTAL #4
SEX #21
SONS OF THE DEVIL #1
THEY'RE NOT LIKE US #6
WAYWARD #8


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Liberty Comics Presents Elephantmen Shots #1
Image Comics
(W) Richard Starkings (A) Doug Braithwaite (CA) Tim Sale

Collecting all the special ELEPHANTMEN strips from HERO COMICS, LIBERTY COMICS, and THE THOUGHT BUBBLE ANTHOLOGY to benefit The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. Features the hard-to-find JUDGE DREDD, STRONTIUM DOG, and MARINE MAN crossovers.
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Material #1
Image Comics
(W) Alex Kot (A) Will Tempest (CA) Tom Muller

A man comes home from Guantanamo Bay, irrevocably changed.
An actress receives an offer that can revive her career.
A boy survives a riot and becomes embedded within a revolutionary movement.
A philosopher is contacted by a being that dismantles his beliefs.

Look around you. Everything is material.
Sons of the Devil #1
Image Comics

(W) Brian Buccellato (A/CA) Toni Infante

From New York Times Best Selling writer BRIAN BUCCELLATO and artist TONI INFANTE comes a psychological horror story about TRAVIS, an average guy trying to get by, who discovers that he has familial ties to a deadly cult.

Told across three decades, SONS OF THE DEVIL is an exploration of cults, family, and the dark side of human nature. It's TRUE DETECTIVE and ORPHAN BLACK meets HELTER SKELTER.




Marvel Comics

ALL-NEW HAWKEYE #3
ALL-NEW INVADERS VOLUME 3 THE MARTIANS ARE COMING TP
BIG THUNDER MOUNTAIN RAILROAD #3 (OF 5)
BLACK WIDOW #18
DEADPOOL CLASSIC VOLUME 11 MERC WITH A MOUTH TP
DEADPOOL VOLUME 8 ALL GOOD THINGS TP
DEATHLOK VOLUME 1 CONTROL ALT DELETE TP
GIANT SIZE X-MEN 40TH ANNIVERSARY HC
GUARDIANS 3000 VOLUME 1 TIME AFTER TIME TP
INFERNO #1
INFINITY GAUNTLET #1
INHUMANS ATTILAN RISING #1
IRON FIST THE LIVING WEAPON #12
M.O.D.O.K. ASSASSIN #1 (OF 5)
MARVEL PREVIEWS #142
MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN WEB WARRIORS #7
NICK FURY AGENT OF S.H.I.E.L.D. CLASSIC VOLUME 3 TP
NIGHTCRAWLER VOLUME 2 REBORN TP
NOVA #31
OLD MAN LOGAN #1
S.H.I.E.L.D. #6
SECRET WARS 2099 #1 (OF 5)
SECRET WARS JOURNAL #1 (OF 5)
THANOS VS HULK TP
UNCANNY AVENGERS ULTRON FOREVER #1
WHERE MONSTERS DWELL #1 (OF 5)
WOLVERINES VOLUME 2 CLAW BLADE AND FANG TP




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Inferno #1
Marvel Comics
(W) Dennis Hopeless (A/CA) Javi Garron

Spinning out of the universe-shattering events of Secret Wars comes a new twist on the X-Men classic that's a whole hell of a lot hotter than you remember.
•  5 years ago a band of demons rose up out of the fiery depths and turned Manhattan into Hell on Earth. The X-Men fought to vanquish the demon horde and... The X-Men failed.
•  Welcome back to the Inferno.
•  On this the fifth anniversary of Manhattan's fall, Piotr Rasputin is leading a small band of mutants back into the Inferno. Colossus doesn't know what they'll find on the other side of those flames but he knows for certain... They're not coming back without his sister.
Infinity Gauntlet #1
Marvel Comics

(W) Gerry Duggan, Dustin Weaver (A/CA) Dustin Weaver

Think your life is hard? Anwen Bakian's family lives in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, scrounging for food and avoiding giant bugs intent on eating them. Mom left years ago to join the Nova force and never came back. So it's just Anwen, her dad, her sister and her grandpa against the huge insects. That is, until she finds a mysterious stone that may or may not hold incredible cosmic power. Don't miss this incredible new series by DEADPOOL writer Gerry Duggan and EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE writer/artist Dustin Weaver that will set the cosmic table for the Marvel Universe for years to come!
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Inhumans Atilan Rising #1
Marvel Comics
(W) Charles Soule (A) John Timms (CA) Dave Johnson

There is a rebellion brewing on Battleworld and it stretches far and wide into every domain. Medusa, ruler of Attilan, is tasked with uncovering the leader of this uprising and scuttling it with extreme prejudice. When she discovers the leader of this rebellion is Black Bolt, however, things get complicated.
M.O.D.O.K Assassin #1

Marvel Comics

(W) Christopher Yost (A) Amilcar Pinna (CA) David Lafuente


In a world populated by the most fearsome thieves, murderers and ne'er-do-wells, there is one who is a HEAD above the rest...

•  Enter, M.O.D.O.K.: The Mental Organism Designed Only for KILLING!

•  Killville's very own Merc with a Maw is open for business! But his next job may be biting off more than he can chew...
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Old Man Logan #1
Marvel Comics
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino

Enter the Wastelands...a realm where all heroes have been murdered by their arch-enemies, villains who now rule over the land with an iron fist. In the midst of this dystopian chaos, one man may make a difference...a reluctant warrior who was once the greatest mutant of all...a man known as OLD MAN LOGAN.
Secret Wars 2099 #1

Marvel Comics

(W) Peter David (A) Will Sliney (CA) Dave Rapoza

When everything ends, it's time to go back to the future. Revisit the world of 2099 and see it a whole new light, as characters who have never been seen before make their first appearances - including the AVENGERS 2099. Can the ideal of Earth's Mightiest Heroes survive in a world where mega-corporations rule with an iron fist?
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Secret Wars Journal #1
Marvel Comics
(W) Prudence Shen, Michael Rosenberg (A) Ramon Bachs, Luca Pizzari (CA) Kevin Wada

Is LADY KATE of 1602 the nefarious HAWKEYE BANDIT who robs from the rich and gives to the poor?
•  Can an enslaved band of MUTANTS in EGYPTIA overthrow their overlord, KHONSHU?
•  Can YOU afford not to read the coolest, hippest, most continuity-important book in all of SECRET WARS??? Because this is TOTALLY THAT BOOK. But don't tell anyone. It'll be our little Secret...Wars Journal.
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Uncanny Avengers Ultron Forever #1
Marvel Comics
(W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Alan Davis

The time-spanning epic comes to a senses-shattering finish!
•  Asgardia's Avengers versus the massed forces of Ultron! Can the Avengers triumph - or will evil re-take the throne of Odin?
•  Plus - the dark secret of Doctor Doom! And who is... Earth's Last Avenger?
Where monsters dwell #1

Marvel Comics


(W) Garth Ennis (A) Russell Braun (CA) Frank Cho  

GARTH ENNIS returns to Marvel Comics proper and he's bringing his The Boys collaborator Russ Braun along with him! Fighter planes and dinosaurs collide in this raucous tale that starts with the classic Marvel character Phantom Eagle and digs much deeper!



Other Publishers (release dates subject to change)


ADVENTURE TIME #40 (BOOM)
BART SIMPSON COMICS #96
BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA #11 (BOOM)
BRAVEST WARRIORS TALES HOLO JOHN #1 (BOOM)
CAPTURE CREATURES #4 (BOOM)
CROSSED BADLANDS #73
CURB STOMP #4 (OF 4) (BOOM)
DARK GODS #6
DIVINITY #4 (OF 4) (VALIANT)
DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL #40
GARFIELD VOLUME 6 TP (BOOM)
GOD IS DEAD #36
GODKILLER WALK AMONG US #5
HELLBREAK #3
HELP US GREAT WARRIOR #4 (OF 8) (BOOM)
IVAR TIMEWALKER #5 (VALIANT)
JOHN CARTER WARLORD OF MARS #7 (DYNAMITE)
KING FLASH GORDON #4 (OF 4) (DYNAMITE)
KING MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN #2 (OF 4) (DYNAMITE)
KING PRINCE VALIANT #2 (OF 4) (DYNAMITE)
KNIGHTS OF THE DINNER TABLE #220
LEGENDERRY RED SONJA #4 (OF 5) (DYNAMITE)
LIFE AFTER #10
LIGHT AND DARKNESS WAR HC (TITAN)
MAYDAY #2 (OF 4)
MUNCHKIN #5 (BOOM)
PATH OF EXILE VOLUME 1 ORIGINS TP (DYNAMITE)
PROVIDENCE #1 (OF 12)
RED SONJA #16 (DYNAMITE)
SCARLETT COUTURE #2 (OF 4)
STRIP FOR MURDER TP
SURFACE TENSION #1 (OF 5)
SWORDS OF SORROW MASQUERADE AND KATO SPECIAL #1 (ONE SHOT)
TOWER CHRONICLES DREADSTALKER #10
UBER #23
VALIANT TP (VALIANT)

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Bravest Warriors Tales Of The Holo John #1

Boom Studios
(W) John Omohundro (A) Eryk Donovan (CA) Jonathan Brandon Sawyer



What happens when you flush a pet fish down the Holo John? (Hint: It fantasizes it was a shark instead!) Or what if the Holo John gains sentience and 'dreams of electric pee'? All that and more are covered in this collection of short stories about the Bravest Warriors' outofthisworld outhouse. Who knew they used their emotions-based powers in the loo, too?
Providence #1

Avatar Press



(W) Alan Moore (A/CA) Jacen Burrows


 In his most carefully considered work in decades, Moore deconstructs all of Lovecraft's concepts, reinventing the entirety of his work inside a painstakingly researched framework of American history. Both sequel and prequel to NEONOMICON, PROVIDENCE begins in 1919 and blends the mythical visions of HPL flawlessly into the cauldron of racial and sexual intolerance that defined that era on the East Coast of America. Every line from artist Jacen Burrows is perfectly honed to complete this immersive experience. The result is a breathtaking masterpiece of sequential art that will define modern horror for this generation. Invoking a comparison it to a prior literary masterpiece is not something to be handled lightly, but in scope, importance and execution: Providence is the Watchmen of horror.
            Moore has designed every cover, every single page, and every nuance of this work to create his most fully-realized vision to date.  There are no ads, all 32 pages are written by Moore, and Jacen Burrows has spent the past two years slaving over the finest detail possible on the pages.  The entire work is already written, intricately crafted to tie the most nuanced threads together over the breadth of the series.  Painstakingly researched, meticulously produced, this is a sequential masterpiece that will serve as important a call to the next generation of comic book writers as Watchmen did 30 years ago:  this is a definitive demonstration of just how good a comic book can be.
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Surface Tension #1

Boom Studios
(W/A/CA) Jay Gunn



Months after mysterious corals drew 99% of humanity into the sea, a band of survivors ekes out a hollow existence on a remote British island. When two people are cast up on the beach, completely blue, but very much alive, the island is thrown into turmoil. What caused the mass extinction event? How did these two return from the deep, when billions died? Most importantly, what is the coral, and what does it want with the Earth? The oceans have never seemed so threatening!
Swords Of Sorrow Masquerade and Kato Special #1

Dynamite Comics



(W) G. Willow Wilson (A) Noah Salonga (CA) Billy Tan

A team-up set up by SWORDS OF SORROW's Gail Simone, featuring the writers that she hand-picked: G. Willow Wilson and Erica Schultz!



When Kato's luxury getaway car, Black Beauty, takes on a mind of its own and goes on a rampage through the streets of New York, Masquerade is hot on its trail... but when the two clash, who will end up in the driver's seat?



Strange forces are at work and unlikely heroes must come together to solve the mystery!




Tuesday, 19 May 2015

NEW COMICS & G/N'S MAY 20TH 2015

 NEW Comics for 20th May

 Morning!
Ok I'm drowning in Secret Wars tie in books so better keep this brief and concise.
There are an awful lot of new titles this week.
I mean a lot!
( please bring some moneyxxx)

 Dark Horse Comics (release dates subject to change - list will change)


ANGEL & FAITH SEASON 10 TP VOL 02 LOST AND FOUND  
APOCALYPTIGIRL AN ARIA FOR THE END TIMES TP
ARCHIE VS PREDATOR #2 (OF 4)
B.P.R.D. HELL ON EARTH #131  
B.P.R.D. PLAGUE OF FROGS VOLUME 4 TP  
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 10 #15  
DARK HORSE PRESENTS #10  
EI8HT #4 (OF 5)  
GRENDEL VS THE SHADOW HC  
GROO FRIENDS AND FOES #5  
MIND MGMT #33  
RESIDENT ALIEN THE SAM HAIN MYSTERY #1 (OF 3)
SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN VOLUME 19 TP    (not confirmed)
SHAPER #3 (OF 5)  
STRAIN THE NIGHT ETERNAL #9  
TONY TAKEZAKI'S NEON GENESIS EVANGELION TP (not confirmed)
USAGI YOJIMBO #145  
WORLD OF THE WITCHER HC   

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Resident Alien The Sam Hain Mystery #1 (of 3)
Dark Horse Comics
(W) Paul Hogan (A) Steve Parkhouse (CA) Steve Parkhouse

The stranded, curious alien known as Dr. Harry tends to patients in the sleepy town of Patience, Washington. Questions about the town's previous doctor arise when a strange briefcase is found. And does Harry's favorite mystery writer live in Patience too? Peter Hogan (Tom Strong) and Steve Parkhouse (Milkman Murders) return to their unique science-fiction/mystery series.


DC Comics - CONVERGENCE

BATMAN DETECTIVE COMICS VOLUME 5 GOTHOPIA TP  
BATMAN DETECTIVE COMICS VOLUME 6 ICARUS HC  
CONVERGENCE #7 (OF 8)  
CONVERGENCE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #2 (OF 2)  
CONVERGENCE BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #2 (OF 2)  
CONVERGENCE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #2 (OF 2)  
CONVERGENCE HAWKMAN #2 (OF 2)  
CONVERGENCE JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA #2 (OF 2)  
CONVERGENCE NEW TEEN TITANS #2 (OF 2)  
CONVERGENCE SUPERBOY AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #2 (OF 2)
CONVERGENCE SWAMP THING #2 (OF 2)  
CONVERGENCE THE FLASH #2 (OF 2)  
CONVERGENCE WONDER WOMAN #2 (OF 2)  
DC COMICS SUPERMAN AND BATMAN BOOKENDS  
EX MACHINA VOLUME 5 TP  
FBP FEDERAL BUREAU OF PHYSICS VOL3 STANDING ON SHOULDERS TP
INFINITE CRISIS THE FIGHT FOR THE MULTIVERSE #11  
JLA VOLUME 7 TP  
KITCHEN #7 (OF 8)  
MAD MAX FURY ROAD NUX AND IMMORTAL JOE #1
SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN #10  
UNWRITTEN VOLUME 11 APOCALYPSE TP

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Convergence #7 (of 8)
DC Comics
(W) Jeff King (A) Aaron Lopresti (CA) Carlo Pagulayan


The largest battle in the history of the Multiverse is here! Who will win and who will lose when Deimos battles the combined might of the Earth 2 survivors, the heroes from Kingdom Come, the Titans and Parallax? All this and more, as the heroes of The New 52 join the fight!


More info on the Convergence page
Mad Max Fury Road Nux And Immortal Joe #1 - DC Comics
(W) George Miller   (A) Riccardo Burchielli   (CA) Tommy Lee Edwards


In a fallen world ravaged by oil and water wars, humanity exists without law or mercy. All those who wander the Wasteland are ruled by a single imperative?survive! Among them is Max Rockatansky, a Road Warrior haunted by his turbulent past? 'It's hard to know who is more crazy. Me or everyone else?!' In this first issue, witness the rise of Colonel Joe Moore, a war hero turned tyrannical warlord?The Immortan Joe! And don't miss the story of Nux, one of the Immortan's 'War Boys,' who knows only the chaos into which he was born. From the mind of George Miller, the creator of the Mad Max trilogy, comes a brand new epic tale that serves as a prelude to the upcoming film, Mad Max: Fury Road!



IDW Comics (release dates subject to change)

DIRK GENTLY'S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE AGENCY #1 (OF 5)  
DONALD DUCK #1
DRONES #2 (OF 5)  
EMPIRE UPRISING #2  
INSUFFERABLE #1
JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS #3  
LOCKE AND KEY MASTER EDITION VOLUME 1 HC  
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #30  
TRANSFORMERS TREASURY EDITION  
WEIRD LOVE #7  
WINTERWORLD FROZEN FLEET #1 (OF 3)
X-FILES SEASON 10 #24


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Insufferable #1
IDW Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Peter Krause

What happens when your crime-fighting sidekick grows up to be an arrogant, ungrateful douchebag who makes Kanye look humble? Worse, what on Earth could force the two of you together for one last case? Nocturnus and his former protege, Galahad, will find out-if they don't kill one another first.
Winterworld Frozen Fleet #1

IDW Comics


(W) Chuck Dixon (A) Esteve Polls  (CA) Gerardo Zaffino

The Frozen Fleet begins! Scully and Wynn aren't travelling alone any more? but will secrets revealed turn tentative friends into certain enemies out on the Big Ice?



Image Comics (release dates subject to change)

FADE OUT #6   
KAPTARA #2   
SATELLITE SAM #14   
SECRET IDENTITIES #4   
SHUTTER #12   
SPAWN #252   
STRAY BULLETS SUNSHINE AND ROSES #4   
STRAY BULLETS VOLUME 2 SOMEWHERE OUT WEST TP   
THRILLING ADVENTURE HOUR PRESENTS SPARKS NEVADA MARSHAL ON MARS #3 (OF 4)
TITHE #2 (OF 4)   
TREES #9   
VALHALLA MAD #1
VELVET VOLUME 2 THE SECRET LIVES OF DEAD MEN TP   
WYTCHES #6



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Valhalla Mad #1

Image Comics

(W) Joe Casey (A/CA) Paul Maybury

Their names are legend: the Glorious Knox! Greghorn the Battlebj?rn! Jhago the Irritator! Three warrior gods vacationing on Earth, just looking to get their drink on and have a good time! Join the drunken festivities with toastmasters JOE CASEY (SEX) and PAUL MAYBURY (SOVEREIGN). The new mythology begins now!





Marvel Comics

A-FORCE #1
ALL NEW GHOST RIDER TP VOL 02 LEGEND  
AVENGERS WORLD #21  
AXIS REVOLUTIONS TP  
CIVIL WAR TP MS MARVEL  
DAREDEVIL #15.1  
DEADPOOLS SECRET SECRET WARS #1 (OF 4)
DEATHLOK #8  
FANTASTIC FOUR EPIC COLLECTION: STRANGE DAYS TP  
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #27  
LOKI AGENT OF ASGARD #14 SWA  
MASTER OF KUNG FU #1 (OF 4)
MOON KNIGHT #15  
PLANET HULK #1
POWERS #3 (MR)  
SECRET WARRIORS COMPLETE COLLECTION TP VOL 01  
SECRET WARS BATTLEWORLD #1 (OF 4)
SPIDER-VERSE #1 SWA
STAR WARS #5  
ULTIMATE END #1 (OF 5) SWA
UNCANNY AVENGERS TP VOL 04 AVENGE EARTH  
UNCANNY X-MEN #34  
UNCANNY X-MEN TP VOL 04 VS SHIELD  
WOLVERINES #19

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A-Force #1
Marvel Comics
(W) C. Willow Wilson (A) Jorge Molina  (CA) Jim Cheung

Marvel's Mightiest Women finally get their own explosive series! In a secluded corner of the Battleworld, an island nation is fiercely protected by a team of Avengers the likes of which has only ever been glimpsed before? Fighting to protect the small sliver of their world that's left, the Amazing A-FORCE stands shoulder-to-shoulder, ready to take on the horde!
Deadpool's Secret Secret Wars #1 (Of 4)
Marvel Comics

(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Matteo Lolli  (CA) Tony Harris

NOT A SECRET WARS TIE-IN! Well...it is...but not THAT Secret Wars. Remember the original Secret Wars from 1984? And remember how Deadpool played a huge important role in it? Wait...you DON'T? Then you need to read this series immediately and be educated! From the team that brought you DEADPOOL KILLUSTRATED comes the most Secretest War of all! Plus: a bonus Deadpool Contest of Champions tale!
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Master Of Kung Fu #1 (Of 4)
Marvel Comics
(W) Haden Blackman (A) Dalibor Talajic  (CA) Francesco Francavilla

Welcome to the mystical land of K'UN LUN, where the study of martial arts reigns supreme! In a world where everyone is well-trained in at least some form of deadly combat, what becomes of a drunken, drop-out failure? If anyone speaks out against Emperor Zu, the price is their head! Good thing Shang-Chi's a man of discretion and...oh, who are we kidding. This is going to get nasty.
Planet Hulk #1

Marvel Comics

(W) Sam Humphries (A) Marc Laming  (CA) Mike Del Mundo

A forbidden zone of wild HULKS A battle-worn gladiator named STEVE ROGERS A journey that could break the spirit of a world's greatest freedom fighter. PLUS: A back up story by a surprise creative team!
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Secret Wars Battleworld #1 (Of 4)
Marvel Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Mike Henderson (CA) Paco Medina

When the Marvel Universe and the Ultimate Universe collide, there is only? Battleworld! Featuring the fights, battles and blow-ups that are just TOO BIG for Secret Wars! When a Dr. Strange-possessed Punisher goes on the run, only Spider-Man, Wolverine, Hulk and Ghost Rider can track him down! Question: What happens when M.O.D.O.K. recruits every single M.O.D.O.K. ever for his evil schemes? Answer: M.O.D.O.K. M.A.D.N.E.S.S.!
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Spider-Verse #1
Marvel Comics
(W) Mike Costa (A) Andre Arujo (CA) Nick Bradshaw

Spinning out of the SPIDER-VERSE event, a team of Spiders finds themselves face-to-face with Battleworld! Starring SPIDER-GWEN, SPIDER-MAN NOIR, SPIDER-MAN: INDIA, MAYDAY PARKER, SPIDER-UK and SPIDER-HAM!
Ultimate End #1 (Of 5)

Marvel Comics

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Mark Bagley (CA) Mark Bagley  

MILES MORALES and the rest of the heroes of the ULTIMATE U face final extinction As the end of their world becomes inevitable, will the heroes' heartbreaking sacrifices make any difference? The dramatic end of an era begins here!



Other Publishers (release dates subject to change)

ADVENTURES OF AERO-GIRL #1 (OF 4)
AQUILA #2 (OF 5)  
ARCHIE COMICS SPECTACULAR ROCK ON TP  
ART OF MAD MAX FURY ROAD HC  
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA SIX #5 (OF 5) (DYNAMITE)  
BLOODSHOT REBORN #2 (VALIANT)  
CAPTAIN STONE #6 (OF 6)  
CLIVE BARKER'S NIGHTBREED VOLUME 1 TP (BOOM)  
DJANGO ZORRO #7 (OF 7) (DYNAMITE)  
DOCTOR WHO THE ELEVENTH DOCTOR #12  
DOCTOR WHO THE TENTH DOCTOR #10
DREAM FOSSIL COMP STORIES SATOSHI KON GN  
EVIL WITHIN HC  
FAIRY QUEST VOLUME 2 TP (BOOM)  
FATHOM KIANI VOLUME 4 #4  
GOLD DIGGER #221  
HARBINGER DELUXE EDITION VOLUME 2 HC (VALIANT)  
HEXED #10 (BOOM)  
JUNGLE GIRL SEASON 3 #2 (OF 4) (DYNAMITE)  
KAIJUMAX #2  
LADY MECHANIKA TABLET OF DESTINIES #2 (OF 6)  
LEGENDERRY VAMPIRELLA #4 (OF 5) (DYNAMITE)  
LETTER 44 #16  
LUMBERJANES #14 (BOOM)  
MEGA MAN #49  
MONO VOLUME 2 PACIFIC #2  
NEW VAMPIRELLA #12 (DYNAMITE)  
NINJAK #3 (VALIANT)  
OH KILLSTRIKE #1 (OF 4) (BOOM)
OPTIC NERVE #14  
PEANUTS #28 (BOOM)  
PSYCHO BONKERS #1 (OF 5)
SHAFT #6 (DYNAMITE)  
SIMPSONS SUMMER SHINDIG #9  
SOLITARY #3 (OF 4)  
SONS OF ANARCHY #21 (BOOM)  
SWORDS OF SORROW VAMPIRELLA JENNIFER BLOOD #1 (OF 4) (DYNAMITE)
UFOLOGY #2 (BOOM)  
WARHAMMER GOTREK AND FELIX SLAYER HC  
WORLD OF ARCHIE COMICS DOUBLE DIGEST #50  
ZOMBIE TRAMP #11

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Oh Killstrike #1
Boom Studios
(W) Max Bemis (A) Logan Faerber (CA) Logan Faerber


Jared, a new father, fears parenthood. An old comics fan, he turns to them for comfort. But when he unwittingly lets loose his favorite character, Killstrike - a singleminded, vengeance loving anti-hero - onto the world, Jared must find a way to send him back before he harms all the people he loves the most. But before that happens, Killstrike leads Jared on a quest of self-discovery to make him realize the kid who loved this character is not the man he has become.
Swords Of Sorrow Vampirella Jennifer Blood #1 (of 4)

Dynamite Comics


(W) Nancy A. Collins (A) Dave Acosta (CA) Billy Tan

A team-up set up by SWORDS OF SORROW's Gail Simone, featuring the writer that she hand-picked: Nancy A. Collins! Vampirella travels to Southern California to hunt down a supernatural serial killer known as the Pacifica Slasher, only to find herself transported to an alternate reality where there's no such things as vampires, demons, and magic. But, as the most dangerous woman in the world, vigilante Jennifer Blood knows, that doesn't mean monsters don't exist. Does the weirdly shaped sword presented to her by the mysterious being called The Courier hold the key to returning Vampirella to her own universe? Or will she be forced to live and die in L.A.?
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Psycho Bonkers #1

Aspen Comics


(W) Vince Hernandez (A/CA) Adam Archer

Crack the speed barrier wide open in this thrilling new adventure that redefines what it means to go full throttle! Join Shine, a young but unyielding teenage girl, as she races to find the true story behind the tragedy that wrecked her family, and shattered the sport of Bonk Racing to its core. Along with her trusted technician, Gabbo, and her sentient Bonk Racer, Shiza, she will discover that learning the truth about her future is as dangerous as the tragic past she is trying to forget! Told in a series of five legs within the race of all races-the Super Bonk Rally, this five issue mini-series will span amazing landscapes and death-defying terrain, as these racers go Psycho Bonkers!




Monday, 18 May 2015

NEW GRAPHIC NOVELS FROM 20th MAY 2015

New Books for the this Wednesday's New Comics Day 20th May


Graphic Novels / Trades

Dark Horse Comics
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APOCALPTIGIRL AN ARIA FOR THE END TIMES TP
Dark Horse Comics

(W/A/CA) Andrew MacLean

Alone at the end of the world, Aria is a woman with a mission! As she traipses through an overgrown city with a cat named Jelly Beans, Aria is on a fruitless search for an ancient relic with immeasurable power. But when a creepy savage sets her on a path to complete her quest, she'll face death in the hopes of claiming her prize.
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ANGEL & FAITH SEASON 10 TP VOL 02 LOST AND FOUND
Dark Horse Comics

(W) Victor Gischler (A) Will Conrad (CA) Scott Fischer

The most terrifying creatures in the universe collide!
Faith's guilty conscience can't resist a Deepscan mission to find missing demon hunter Riley Finn in South America, but a surprise encounter with tribal vampires tests the slaying skills of Faith's team! In London's Magic Town, Amy the Rat has been seeking favors, and Angel is on alert-he knows the witch is after more than she's letting on . . . Collects Angel & Faith Season 10 #6-#10.
BPRD PLAGUE OF FROGS TP VOL 04 - Dark Horse Comics

(W) Mike Mignola, John Arcudi (A) Guy Davis (CA) Mike Mignola

A story that began in the first issue of Hellboy concludes with the BPRD team set to permanently wipe out the subterranean colony of frog monsters. The team track down Memnan Saa's hideout but soon find themselves in over their heads when old enemies like the Black Flame arrive to lay waste to the world. Collects B.P.R.D.: The Black Goddess, B.P.R.D.: The Warning, and B.P.R.D.: King of Fear.
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GRENDEL VS SHADOW HC
Dark Horse Comics

(W) Matt Wagner (CA) Matt Wagner, Brennan Wagner

Sparks fly and bullets blaze when the original Grendel, Hunter Rose, is transported to 1930s New York and faces off with the original dark-night avenger, the Shadow! Two pulp-noir icons go head to head in a thrilling story written and drawn by legendary Grendel creator Matt Wagner. Collects the three-issue miniseries.
WORLD OF THE WITCHER HC
Dark Horse Comics

Dive deep into the world of monster hunters, as prominent characters from The Witcher take you on a guided tour of the fascinating dark-fantasy adventure. This gorgeous, illustrated hardbound volume contains in-depth knowledge about the locales, the deadly beasts that inhabit them, and the lethal weapons used to put them down.
DC Comics
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BATMAN DETECTIVE COMICS TP VOL 05 GOTHOPIA -
DC Comics

(W) John Layman & Various (A) Jason Fabok & Various (CA) Jason Fabok

Who - or what - created this twisted vision of the Dark Knight's hometown? As far as anyone knows, Gotham City is and always has been a crime-free utopia, patrolled by the white-clad Batman and his sidekick Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Catbird. Don't miss the strange adventure from DETECTIVE COMICS #25-29, including the amazing DETECTIVE COMICS #27!

BATMAN DARK KNIGHT UNWRAPPED DAVID FINCH DLX HC -
DC Comics

(W) Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato (A) Francis Manapul & Various (CA) Francis Manapul

It's a bold new direction for DETECTIVE COMICS as THE FLASH creative team of Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato take over the creative reins! Batman finds himself knee-deep in a new mystery involving a deadly new narcotic that has hit the streets of Gotham City. Can the Dark Knight stop the threat before the entire town finds itself embroiled in a deadly gang war that could burn everything - and everyone - down to the ground? Collects issues #30-34 and DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #3.
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EX MACHINA TP BOOK 05 -

DC Comics

(W) Brian K. Vaughan (A) Tony Harris & Various (CA) Tony Harris

In this last EX MACHINA collection featuring issues #41-50 and EX MACHINA SPECIAL #4, Mayor Hundred descends into the sewers of New York City to learn why he was given the strange powers that helped him become the Great Machine, while a powerful new foe reveals a terrifying plan that's been in the works since the series began.

Then, in the very last EX MACHINA adventure, will the mayor's new archenemy bring down his administration? Will the tragedies that Mayor Hundred warned about from the beginning come to pass?
FBP FEDERAL BUREAU OF PHYSICS TP VOL 03 STANDING
DC Comics

(W) Simon Oliver (A) Alberto Ponticelli, Nathan Fox (CA) Nathan Fox

Every journey starts with a single step. Cicero's started when he crashed into a TV repair shop and eventually landed in the FBP Academy. This new trade paperback collects FBP #14-19.
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JLA TP VOL 07 - DC Comics

(W) Joe Kelly & Various (A) Doug Mahnke & Various (CA) Doug Mahnke, Tom Nguyen

The JLA must make a gut-wrenching decision: to maintain neutrality in a galactic conflict with their old foe Kanjar Ro or interfere in foreign politics by conducting a preemptive strike of its own. Plus, a standoff between federal authorities and a metahuman settlement leads to trouble! Collects JLA #77-93.
UNWRITTEN TP VOL 11
DC Comics

(W) Mike Carey (A) Peter Gross & Various (CA) Yuko Shimizu

In these final UNWRITTEN tales from issues #7-12, the three immortals - Wilson, Rausch and Pullman - are moving toward their respective endgames. But when was the last time they were all in the same room together? Answer: half a century ago, in Oxford, England. And the reasons for what they're doing now can be found in what they said to each other back then...

IDW Comics
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LOCKE & KEY MASTER EDITION HC VOL 01

IDW Comics

(W) Joe Hill (A/CA) Gabriel Rodriguez

Named a "modern masterpiece" by The A.V. Club, the critically acclaimed series takes on new life in a reformatted hardcover collection. The Locke & Key Master Edition, Vol. 1 features the first two arcs, "Welcome to Lovecraft" and "Headgames," with all-new cover art and design by co-creator Gabriel Rodriguez.
TRANSFORMERS TREASURY ED

IDW Comics

(W) John Barber, James Roberts (A) Nick Roche, Andrew Griffith (CA) Alex Milne

THE NEW ERA BEGINS! Relive the birth of the modern era of Transformers comics with this giant-sized reprinting of stories that started More Than Meets the Eye and the current Transformers series! Reprints: TRANSFORMERS: THE DEATH OF OPTIMUS PRIME, TRANSFORMERS: MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE #1, and TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE (2011) #1-in a massive 8.5 x13" edition!
Image Comics
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STRAY BULLETS TP VOL 02 SOMEWHERE OUT WEST

Image Comics

(W/A/CA) David Lapham

Somewhere out West is a town no one knows about-a desert town-whose inhabitants wait for the day a great earthquake will bring them beachfront property.  Here, three desperate friends on the run from the Mob and a young runaway Virginia Applejack will try to escape the nightmares of their pasts.  They'll band together to battle the demons that threaten to destroy them from within while taking on a corrupt town full of sex, drugs, and inbreeding.  Eventually, they'll be forced to make horrifying choices when their dark pasts finally catch up with them....

VELVET TP VOL 02 THE SECRET LIVES OF DEAD MEN

Image Comics

(W) Ed Brubaker (A/CA) Steve Epting

The white-hot spy series from the creators of Captain America: The Winter Soldier is back! Everything Velvet Templeton ever believed about the worst night of her life has turned out to be a lie, and now she's coming back to London, taking the hunt back to the hunters, to find the truth or die trying.

Don't miss the second volume in the adventures of comics' favorite new super-spy.

Collects VELVET #6-10
Marvel Comics
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AXIS REVOLUTIONS TP

Marvel Comics

FIt's a compendious collection of companion stories, spinning directly out of Marvel's newest blockbuster event, AXIS! As the Red Skull broadcasts hate across the globe, can the Avengers and X-Men quell the madness? Or will they be swept up in it? New world disorder is the name of the game as the Skull's havoc touches every mind on the planet - and the heroes' cure proves worse than the disease! Heroes go bad! Villains go good! And Thor goes...on a bender? Now, shock follows shock as Dr. Strange struggles against his hate, She-Hulk breaks the law, Sandman reaches out to help a friend in prison, Kitty Pryde robs a bank, and Nightcrawler decides to avenge the death of Wolverine...by hunting down Sabretooth! Experience the inverted world of the Marvel Universe like never before! Collecting AXIS: REVOLUTIONS #1-4..
CIVIL WAR TP MS MARVEL

Marvel Comics
(W/A) Various (CA) TBD

As Marvel's Civil War tears apart the super-hero community, Carol Danvers must choose between enforcing the new Super Hero Registration Act...or facing prison. Aided by Iron Man, Wonder Man and the teenage hero AraƱa, Carol battles former allies to enforce a law she may not agree with. But to do what she thinks is right, will she tear apart a family? Plus: Carol's past comes back to haunt her! She and the X-Men's Rogue must put aside their differences when a second Carol Danvers appears, seeking revenge on Rogue! And what happens when a boy with the power to make his dreams reality reads Carol's autobiography? It's action and drama as Carol Danvers confronts the chaos of Civil War - and the deadly skeletons of her past! Collecting MS. MARVEL (2006) #6-10 and MS. MARVEL SPECIAL #1.
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FANTASTIC FOUR EPIC COLLECTION: STRANGE DAYS TP

Marvel Comics

(W/A) Various (CA) Carlos Pacheco

Life and death struggles for Marvel's First Family! Just when the FF were coming to terms with Reed Richards' demise, he makes a suitably fantastic return! But that means Doctor Doom is alive, too! How did they both survive? Hyperstorm has all the answers, but his incredible lineage means he may be the one foe the Fantastic Four can't beat. That's not the only problem Reed has - there's also the small matter of the Sub-Mariner's feelings for Sue! A rejuvenated Franklin completes the family reunion, but will a reassembled Fantastic Four have any room for Scott Lang, aka Ant-Man? The legendary band is back together, but their joy won't last for long. Onslaught is coming! Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #403-416, FANTASTIC FOUR: THE LEGEND, ONSLAUGHT: MARVEL UNIVERSE and material from TALES OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE.

SECRET WARRIORS COMPLETE COLLECTION TP VOL 01

Marvel Comics
(W) Jonathan Hickman, Brian Michael Bendis (A) Various (CA) Jim Cheung

Nick Fury, former director of the now-defunct S.H.I.E.L.D, has gathered a special handpicked team. Young and untested, the Secret Warriors are the offspring of the most powerful forces on Earth - and with Fury's guidance, they might just have what it takes to save the world. But their mission is upended when Fury uncovers a bombshell Hydra conspiracy that reaches back for decades to the very beginnings of S.H.I.E.L.D.! As the Howling Commandoes reunite, and the Secret Warriors face Norman Osborn's Dark Avengers and Thunderbolts, the Leviathan stirs in the darkness, preparing to take on Hydra! The only group that can stop either of these world-conquering organizations is Nick Fury's Secret Warriors. But are these young soldiers unraveling under the pressure? Collecting SECRET WARRIORS #1-16, DARK REIGN: THE LIST - SECRET WARRIORS #1 and material from DARK REIGN: NEW NATION #1.

Other publishers
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CLIVE BARKERS NIGHTBREED TP VOL 01- Boom Studios

(W) Clive Barker, Marc Andreyko (A) Piotr Kowalski (CA) Riley Rossmo

Before Fables, before Once Upon a Time, Clive Barker created a secret city of monsters that live among us. Don't worry if you've never seen the film: Clive Barker and writer Marc Andreyko (Batwoman, Manhunter), along with Piotr Kowalski's gorgeous art (Dark Tower, Sex), have crafted a story for horror fans new and old.

With Clive Barker's vision for Nightbreed finally released - Nightbreed: The Director's Cut-this series gives readers the untold histories throughout time for the monsters of Midian that fans have been craving. The Nightbreed is a secret society of monsters and misfits that hide away from humans, but have been a part of this world since time immemorial. Explore both the past and the present of this clandestine tribe, unleashing new secrets and horrors as they
fight to coexist with mankind. Collects issues #14.
THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO SELF-PUBLISHING COMICS SC

Tuttle Publishing
(W) Comfort Love, Adam Withers

For the first time in history, those looking to break into comics have an enormous number of realistic, proven options for doing so all by themselves, without having to rely on big comics publishers. It's an exciting time, but a confusing one for neophytes overwhelmed by numerous options. The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics is the first book of its kind to help readers make sense of it all and take control of their comics-making destinies. It provides would-be creators with a definitive guide to the tools needed for breaking into modern comics via self-publishing. For those looking to create comics on their own terms, this book provides a road map to success.
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DREAM FOSSIL: THE COMPLETE STORIES OF SATOSHI KON GN

(W/A/CA) Kon Satoshi

The definitive collection of cartoon short stories from movie director Satoshi Kon. From the internationally renowned director of Paprika and Perfect Blue, comes a collection of short stories penned as he transitioned from animator to comicker to movie director. Featuring 16 shorts, including his award winning debut Toriko, this collection dives into the heart of Satoshi Kon like no book has before.
ESSENTIAL EVANGELION CHRONICLE SC 1 SIDE A

The Neon Genesis Evangelion television series revolutionized Japanese anime with its incredible animation, sophisticated storytelling, and its dynamic mecha designs. The Essential Evangelion Chronicle: Side A is the ultimate guide to the characters, events, and world of Neon Genesis Evangelion. Inside you'll find in-depth character profiles, relationship charts, technology specifications, battle tactics, episode summaries of the first, and much more. Covers episodes 1-13 of the original Neon Genesis Evangelion television series.
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WILL EISNER: A SPIRITED LIFE DELUXE EDITION HC
(W) Bob Andelman

An expanded, full-color deluxe edition of the out-of-print biography that explores the fascinating life of Will Eisner, detailing a more than 70-year career that in which he spearheaded comics for adult readers and created the first widely accepted graphic novel, A Contract with God. From his childhood to famously turning down a proposal for Superman, to educating Army soldiers in P.S. Magazine, Eisner's personal and professional life is told in dramatic detail. In addition to hundreds of full-color images from Will's archives and private collections (not found in the original edition), this expanded Deluxe Edition includes a series of new interviews which clear the air on some topics left unfinished by the first edition, and add depth to the reader's knowledge of Eisner's body of work. Featuring an insightful introduction by Michael Chabon.