Monday, 27 April 2015

NEW GRAPHIC NOVELS FROM 29th APRIL 2015

New Graphic Novels for 29th April

Graphic Novels / Trades

DC Comics
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BATMAN TP VOL 05 ZERO YEAR DARK CITY -
DC Comics


(W) Scott Snyder (A) Greg Capullo


Before the Batcave and Robin, The Joker and the Batmobile, there was ZERO YEAR. The Riddler has plunged Gotham City into darkness. How will a young Dark Knight bring his beloved hometown from the brink of chaos and madness back into the light?



BATMAN HC VOL 06 THE GRAVEYARD SHIFT -
DC Comics


(W) Scott Snyder (A) Greg Capullo

In these tales from BATMAN #0, 18-20, 28, 34 and BATMAN ANNUAL #2, look back to the early days of the Dark Knight, then see the impact of the wake of the death of his son Damian! Plus, has Batman's worst foe become...Bruce Wayne? This title also includes three pivotal chapters from the epic ZERO YEAR storyline, and a chapter that ties in to BATMAN ETERNAL!
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FABLES TP VOL 21 HAPPILY EVER AFTER -
DC Comics


(W) Bill Willingham (A) Mark Buckingham, Nimit Malavia


In this penultimate volume of Bill Willingham's FABLES, the residents of Fabletown look to live 'happily ever after,' but there is a steep price to pay for happiness as Rose Red clashes with Snow White!

This title collects issues #141-149
GOTHAM CITY SIRENS TP BOOK 02 -
DC Comics


(W/A) Antony Bedard, Andres Guinaldo, Guillem March


Catwoman deals with the aftermath of battling her sister, setting her against Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy! Then, The Joker is back in Arkham Asylum, so Harley Quinn breaks back in with him - but will she stand by him or destroy him? Either way, Poison Ivy and Catwoman must put aside their differences to help their wayward friend.
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GREEN ARROW TP VOL 06 BROKEN

DC Comics


(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Andrea Sorrentino


In this final GREEN ARROW volume written by acclaimed writer Jeff Lemire, Seattle is under siege and Diggle's in the grip of crimelord Richard Dragon and his Longbow Hunters!

This title collects GREEN ARROW #32-34, GREEN ARROW: FUTURES END #1 and a story from SECRET ORIGINS #4.





IDW Comics
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DUNGEONS & DRAGONS LEGENDS OF BALDURS GATE TP VOL 01

IDW Comics


(W/A/CA) Jim Zub, Max Dunbar, Sarah Stone


Generations have passed since the original Heroes of Baldur's Gate saved the city and the Realms. Now a new threat rises.

This title collects issues #1-5



EMPIRE TP

IDW Comics


(W) Mark Waid (A) Barry Kiston


Golgoth thinks he controls most of the populated Earth, ruling through military might and fear, but he can't even trust his own super-powered staff.
Image Comics
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Southern Bastards TPB Vol. 02 Gridiron

Image Comics


(W) Jason Aaron (A) Jason Latour


The hit new crime series, SOUTHERN BASTARDS, returns for its second volume, as JASON AARON (Scalped, Thor, Star Wars) and JASON LATOUR (Spider-Gwen, Loose Ends) pull back the curtain on the dark and seedy history of Craw County and its most famous and feared resident, the high school football coach turned backwoods crime lord , Euless Boss. Collects SOUTHERN BASTARDS #5-#9.
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Goners TPB Vol. 01 We All Fall Down

Image Comics


(W) Jacob Semahn (A) Jorge Corona


In a world where the mortal co-exists with the mythic, a single family through the ages stands as the first line of defense against all that go bump in the night. They are the Family Latimer...and this is the end of their story.
Collects GONERS #1-6



Sunstone Original Graphic Novel Vol. 02

Image Comics


(W/A/CA) Stjepan Sejic


STJEPAN SEJIC continues the critically-acclaimed SUNSTONE series. A classy, sexy, fun, and emotional look at two women and the alternative lifestyle they live.

Marvel Comics
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Amazing Spider-man Edge Of Spider-verse Tp

Marvel Comics


(W/A/CA) VARIOUS


Peer over the edge of the Spider-Verse, at five different realities - and five daringly different spiders! Spider-Man Noir returns, as the Peter Parker of the 1930s finds himself up against Mysterio and knee-deep in the biggest Spider-Man event of all! What is the secret of Dr. Aaron Aikman, the Spider-Man?
Who are the villainous Red Eye and Naahmurah, and can Aaron live through Morlun's arrival? In a universe where the story you know becomes as horrific as possible, a radioactive spider bites a high-school nerd who is already something of a monster.
Then, what or who is the incredible SP//dr? And finally, the breakout character of Spider-Verse makes her exciting debut - in a world where the radioactive spider bit Gwen Stacy! Rated T+
This title collects EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE #1-5
Avengers Epic Collection Behold Vision Tp

Marvel Comics


(W) Roy Thomas, Various, John Buscema


Prepare yourself for one of the most stellar creative periods in Avengers history! Roy Thomas, John Buscema, Gene Colan and Sal Buscema raise Earth's Mightiest Heroes to unheard-of heights with the debut of the Vision, an all-out battle with Ultron, and the introduction of Yellowjacket and an all-new Goliath!
Then, Kang the Conqueror drops in from the 41st century, pitting our heroes against the Squadron Sinister in a cosmic chess match! As if one set of adversaries from across time wasn't enough, the Avengers must also battle the Captain America, Sub-Mariner and Human Torch of 1941!
Also featuring the Black Panther vs. the Sons of the Serpent, the return of Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch, and barbarian Arkon the Magnificent!
This title collects AVENGERS (1963) #57-76 and MARVEL SUPER-HEROES (1967) #17
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Avengers Vision And Scarlet Witch Tp New Ptg - Marvel Comics


(W/A) Steve Englehart, Don Heck, Gil Kane


The unlikely romance between the Vision and the Scarlet Witch was one of the Avengers' most famous storylines.
Now, witness what happens when the two heroes finally get hitched and settle down in the suburbs! If you think they're going to live the quiet life, think again! See how a match made in heaven led to a wedding in Limbo, and how a Halloween horror proves that there's still magic in their marriage!
Plus: A golden age mystery with ties to the Witch's past is solved! The Vision bonds with his brothers in all but blood - but who is the Scarlet Witch's father? Marvel's oddest couple shows that home is where the heroes are!
Guest-starring the Avengers and the Inhumans vs. Dormammu, the Grim Reaper and more!
This title collects GIANT-SIZE AVENGERS #4 and VISION AND THE SCARLET WITCH (1982) #1-4.

Avengers West Coast Vision Quest Tp New Ptg - Marvel Comics


(W) John Byrne


It's battles, betrayals and the bizarre as only Byrne could bring you! Watch as one of comicdom's most recognizable talents remakes the West Coast Avengers, starting with the capture and dismantling of the Vision!
As secrets about the synthezoid come to light, the Whackos are determined to get their teammate back, safe and sound - but what happens when the Vision they recover isn't the Vision they remember? And most important, how will this shocking change affect the Vision and the Scarlet Witch's marriage…and family?
Plus: Ancient secrets of humanity revealed! The Scarlet Witch's first step into the descent that disassembled the Avengers! The debut of the Great Lakes Avengers! And featuring the triumphant return of one of Marvel's hottest golden age greats: the original Human Torch!
This title collects WEST COAST AVENGERS (1985) #42-47 and AVENGERS WEST COAST #48-50.
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Elektra Tp Vol 02 Reverence

Marvel Comics


(W) Haden Blackman, Mike Del Mundo


Elektra takes on an enraged Assassin's Guild! After battles with Cape Crow, Bloody Lips, Lady Bullseye and Scalphunter, Elektra vows to take the fight back to the Guild itself.
Now, it's Elektra vs. the world as she begins hunting down the Guild's agents before they can find her and her allies. And her first stop is New Orleans, the Guild's home turf - where a vengeful Lady Bullseye secretly lies in wait, planning a vicious ambush.
Then, Elektra takes on an entire S.H.I.E.L.D. facility single-handedly! What could be important enough for Elektra to pit herself against Marvel's most advanced intelligence agency? Coming face-to-face with the man who killed her - and returning the favor! As the Guild closes in, Elektra faces Bullseye! Will her training and expertise be enough to defeat all her foes? The final round is here!
This title collects ELEKTRA (2014) #6-11.
Marvels Avengers Age Of Ultron Art Of Movie Slipcase Hc

Marvel Comics


(W) VARIOUS


The Avengers assemble again in Marvel Studios' follow-up to the record-breaking Marvel's The Avengers. Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Jeremy Renner reprise their roles as world-saving heroes in an adventure like no other.
In this new collectible volume, go around the world with the Avengers in page after page of stunning concept art, production design, visual effects, revealing set photography, and commentary from cast and crew, including writer/director Joss Whedon and producer Kevin Feige.
Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron takes Marvel's Cinematic Universe to new heights in yet another silver-screen triumph. All Ages
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Original Sin Tp

Marvel Comics


(W) Ed Brubaker (A/CA) Javier Pulido, Julian Totino Tedesco


Who killed the Watcher? Uatu, the mysterious space-god who observes mankind from the moon…is dead. Thus begins the greatest murder mystery in Marvel history!
As Nick Fury leads Marvel's heroes in an investigation, other forces marshal and other questions arise. Who is the Unseen? What was stolen from the Watcher's lair? Why is Black Panther gathering a secret team of his own - including Emma Frost, the Punisher and Doctor Strange? Fury's cosmic manhunt leads to the far corners of the universe, but just when the Avengers think they've cornered their murderer…everything explodes, unleashing the Marvel Universe's greatest secrets and rocking the heroes to their core!
What did the Watcher see? Who pulled the trigger? What was the Original Sin? Find out here! Parental Advisory
This title collects ORIGINAL SIN #0-8 and material from POINT ONE
Original Sins Tp

Marvel Comics


(W) VARIOUS


The Young Avengers are back, and facing down the Hood! But when the Watcher's eye detonates, causing all the Marvel Universe's hidden truths to come tumbling into the light, the balance of power will suddenly shift - and one of the Young Avengers will fall!
Then, discover the Original Sins of major Marvel mainstays such as the Inhumans, Doctor Doom, J. Jonah Jameson, the Black Knight, Howard the Duck, Lockjaw and more - including the prime mover behind the Watcher's murder!
Plus: He's a cybernetic master assassin, and he doesn't even know it! Presenting the all-new Deathlok's deadly debut! And learn the secret histories of Woodrow McCord and Stafford, the 'men on the wall' who defended Earth from alien threats years before Nick Fury took up the mantle!
This title collects ORIGINAL SINS #1-5 and ORIGINAL SIN ANNUAL #1
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Spider-verse Hc

Marvel Comics


(W) Various, Olivier Coipel


When the evil Inheritors begin exterminating spider-characters throughout the multiverse, every single Spider-Man ever is needed to save the day! An interdimensional spider-army gathers to fight Morlun and his deadly family, but none of them is safe as the Prophecy comes to fruition!
What will this brutal war for survival mean for Peter Parker and the rest of the spiders?
Starring the Superior Spider-Man, the Ultimate Universe's Miles Morales and Jessica Drew, Spider-Man 2099, Spider-Woman, Silk, Kaine, Scarlet Spider, MC2's Spider-Girl, Spider-Man Noir, Spider-Man 1602, Spider-Ham, Spider-Monkey, Lady Spider, Spider-Punk, Spider-UK, a spider-powered Gwen Stacy…and hundreds more, from the beloved to the obscure!
This title collects AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (2014) #7-15, SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #32-33, SPIDER-VERSE #1-2, SPIDER-VERSE TEAM-UP #1-3, SCARLET SPIDERS #1-3, SPIDER-WOMAN (2014) #1-4, SPIDER-MAN 2099 (2014) #6-8 and material from FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2014 (GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) #1.
X-force Tp Vol 03 Ends Means Marvel Comics


(W/A/CA) Simon Spurrier, Tan Eng Huat, TBD


Fantomex's compulsion to be The Best has caused him to turn on his former teammates! Can a squad of killers hope to escape science's perfect living weapon? Fantomex begins a murderous rampage, taking out each and every one of the world's secret intelligence agencies, working his way closer to X-Force.
Knowing the confrontation is inevitable, Cable and his team ready themselves for the fight of their lives. And as X-Force learns the true identity of the villain they have been pursuing for months, Cable hatches one last scheme - and the fate of Hope Summers is revealed!
In the final showdown with Fantomex, X-Force will give everything they have to defeat their power-mad teammate-turned-adversary. And in the end, not everyone will emerge unscathed! Parental Advisory
This title collects X-FORCE (2014) #11-15
Other publishers
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Cow Boy Volume 1 A Boy And His Horse Tp

Boom Studios


(W/A) Nathan Cosby, Chris Eliopoulos


Boyd Linney ain't no ordinary 10yearold. This here is the tale of the young bounty hunter, determined to round up his whole outlaw family. He travels across the Old West on an unstoppable quest to put his entire family in the clink, or die tryin'.
This includes short stories by Roger Langridge (Jim Henson's The Musical Monsters of Turkey Hollow, Abigail and the Snowman), Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener (Atomic Robo), Mike Maihack (Cleopatra in Space), and Colleen Coover (Bandette).
Eternal Warrior Days Of Steel TP

Valiant Ent


(W/A) Jen Van Meter, Roberto de la Torre, Travel Foreman


The Eternal Warrior...Gilad Anni-Padda, the Earth's Fist and Steel...is forever charged with guarding the Geomancer and securing the Earth's safety. After completing another brutal mission, the Earth's undying guardian is approached with a cryptic task: find and save a baby - in whose hands might rest the fate of an entire people! But the Eternal Warrior is no nursemaid...and, to complicate matters, a thousand Magyar invaders want the baby dead. At the edge of civilization, can history's most expert killer keep one precious life alive?
Start reading here as master storyteller Peter Milligan (Hellblazer) and Eisner Award-winning artist Cary Nord (X-O MANOWAR, Conan) chronicle the brutal and bloodied history of Valiant's immortal champion in an all-new tale of swords, savagery, and steel. Collecting ETERNAL WARRIOR: DAYS OF STEEL #1-3.
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Thomas Alsop Volume 1 TP

Boom Ent.


(W/A) Chris Miskiewicz, Palle Schmidt


What would you do if you had the magical ability and responsibility to protect the island of Manhattan from supernatural forces of evil? Well, if you're Thomas Alsop, you get a reality television show and make some money off of it, that's what! Alsop is the current 'Hand of the Island,' a title handed down from generation to generation. He guards Manhattan from evil, using his family's prowess for magic. Thomas has money and fame, but also the burden of a being this generation's occult warrior. Can he survive the battles both within and without?
This title collects issue #1-4


Wednesday, 22 April 2015

NEW COMICS & G/N'S APRIL 22ND 2015

New Comics releases for Wednesday 22nd April

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Morning!
Comics Crisis!
 Due to a TNT / DIAMOND Snafu Monday night new comics won't be gracing us until 1pm (fingers crossed) don't say I didn't warn you...
Here's what should be greeting you upon that late hour (fingers crossed)
Dark Horse Comics

ART OF THE UNCHARTED TRILOGY HC
BTVS SEASON 10 #14  
CREEPY COMICS #20  
CRIMNIAL MACABRE THIRD CHILD TP
FRANKENSTEIN UNDERGROUND #2 (OF 5)  
GANTZ TP VOL 35
GRINDHOUSE DRIVE IN BLEED OUT #4 (OF 8)  
HALO ESCALATION #17  
MIND MGMT #32  
MISTER X RAZED #3 (OF 4)  
STRAIN HC VOL 02 THE FALL
TOMB RAIDER #15
WITCHFINDER VOLUME 3 THE MYSTERIES OF UNLAND TP
X TP VOL 05 FLESH AND BLOOD 


DC Comics - CONVERGENCE

BATMAN 66 #22  
BATMAN 66 HC VOL 03  
BATMAN 66 TP VOL 02  
BATMAN ANIMATED NBA CREEPER AF  
BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT #3  
CONVERGENCE #3 (OF 8)  
CONVERGENCE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #1
CONVERGENCE BATMAN & THE OUTSIDERS #1
CONVERGENCE FLASH #1
CONVERGENCE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #1
CONVERGENCE HAWKMAN #1
CONVERGENCE JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA #1
CONVERGENCE NEW TEEN TITANS #1
CONVERGENCE SUPERBOY & THE LEGION #1
CONVERGENCE SWAMP THING #1
CONVERGENCE WONDER WOMAN #1
EFFIGY #4
JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000 TP VOL 02 THE CAMELOT WAR (N52)  
MAD MAGAZINE #533  
SUICIDERS #3

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Convergence #03
DC Comics

(W) Jeff King (A) Stephen Segovia, Jason Paz (CA) Stephen Segovia

Death comes calling as an injured Telos takes out his rage on the people of Kandor, while the Earth-2 team endures another brutal casualty. And major plans are set in motion as Green Lantern and the others follow Deimos into the lost city of Skartaris to find Rip Hunter and the missing Time Masters, who could be their only hope of escape from this apocalypse for Infinite Earths!

More info on the Convergence page
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Convergence Adventures Of Superman #01
DC Comics

(W) Marv Wolfman (A) Roberto Viacava, Andy Owens (CA) Mikel Janin

STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! Superman and Supergirl attempt to free their city via the Phantom Zone but learn that if they succeed, a terrible fate awaits Supergirl in Crisis on Infinite Earths!
Convergence Batman And The Outsiders #01
DC Comics

(W) Marc Andreyko (A) Carlos D'Anda (CA) Andy Kubert

STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! After a year under the dome, the Outsiders have gone their separate ways, but when OMAC attacks, Batman must find out if they have what it takes to still be a team.
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Convergence Green Lantern Corps #01
DC Comics
(W) David Gallaher (A) Steve Ellis, Ande Parks (CA) Tony Harris

STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! Say the Oath, save the world! If only being in the Green Lantern Corps was that easy. Hal has resigned, John is busy, and Guy is pissed. Together for the first time, they'll save Gotham City or die trying!
Convergence Hawkman #01
DC Comics
(W) Jeff Parker (A) Timothy Truman, Enrique Alcatena (CA) Rafael Albuquerque

STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! Hawkman and Hawkgirl put their Shadow War on hold as they face the might of anthropomorphic rat-men and bat-men in the deadly land of Kamandi!
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Convergence Justice League America #01
DC Comics

(W) Fabian Nicieza (A/CA) ChrisCross

STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! With their heavy hitters sidelined, Elongated Man must lead the much-maligned "Detroit Justice League" against the overwhelming power of the heroes from the Tangent Universe!
Convergence New Teen Titans #01
DC Comics

(W) Marv Wolfman (A) Nicola Scott, Marc Deering (CA) Nicola Scott

STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! Titans Together! The greatest Titans team of them all takes on the might of the Tangent Universe's Doom Patrol!
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Convergence Superboy And The Legion Of Super-Heroes #01
DC Comics
(W) Stuart Moore (A) Gus Storms, Mark Farmer (CA) Pia Guerra

STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS!! While Brainiac 5 struggles to break through the dome, Superboy tries to keep the Legion of Super-Heroes' spirits up - until the Atomic Knights ride into town to cause mass destruction!
Convergence Swamp Thing #01
DC Comics

(W) Len Wein (A/CA) Kelley Jones

STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! The dome has cut off all the heroes from their powers - but what happens when Swamp Thing is cut off from his life source in The Green?
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Convergence The Flash #01
DC Comics

(W) Dan Abnett (A) Federico Dallocchio (CA) Michael Allred

STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! Trapped in Gotham City, Barry Allen has nowhere to run. He fights on, seeking justice as well as a way to save the city, but he faces a Tangent Universe foe who thinks faster than even The Flash can run!
Convergence Wonder Woman #01
DC Comics

(W) Larry Hama (A/CA) Joshua Middleton

STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! Diana Prince is in the grip of a Domesday cult when Steve Trevor leaps into the fray! But can he save Etta Candy from vampires of Red Rain?



IDW Comics (release dates subject to change)


 BEST OF EC ARTIST ED HC VOL 02
COMPLETE CHESTER GOULD DICK TRACY HC VOL 18  
COMPLETE LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE HC VOL 11  
CREEPLE PEEPLE #3 (OF 3)  
EDWARD SCISSORHANDS #7 WHOLE AGAIN  
EMPIRE UPRISING #1
FLY OUTBREAK #2 (OF 5)  
GALAXY QUEST JOURNEY CONTINUES #4 (OF 4)
GI JOE (2014) #8  
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #213  
HEADSPACE TP  
JEM & THE HOLOGRAMS #2  
JUDGE DREDD #29  
MAXX MAXXIMIZED #18  
MIAMI VICE REMIX #2 (OF 5)  
MY LITTLE PONY FIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #4 NIGHTMARE MOON  
ORPHAN BLACK #3  
POPEYE CLASSICS ONGOING #33  
ROBERT HEINLEINS CITIZEN OF THE GALAXY #3 (OF 3)  
ROT & RUIN TP WARRIOR SMART  
SECRET AGENT X9 DASHIELL HAMMETT AND ALEX RAYMOND HC  
SKYLANDERS #8 RTN OF DRAGON KING  
STARLING HC ASHLEY WOOD BOOK 01  
TMNT COLOR CLASSICS SERIES 3 #4
TMNT MUTANIMALS #3 (OF 4)
TRANSFORMERS CLASSICS TP VOL 08  
TRANSFORMERS WINDBLADE COMBINER WARS #2  
UNCLE SCROOGE #1
WILD BLUE YONDER HC  
WORMWOOD GENTLEMAN CORPSE HC THE FIRST FEW PINTS  
X-FILES SEASON 10 HC VOL 04  
ZOMBIES VS ROBOTS #4   








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Empire Uprising #1

IDW Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Barry Kitson
It's been a year since the events of the original Empire, and much has changed for Golgoth, the first super-villain to conquer the world. Can he hold onto his reign-and does he even want to?
Uncle Scrooge #1

IDW Comics
(W) Jonathan Gray, Rodolfo Cimino (A) Romano Scarpa (CA) Giorgio Cavazzano



Wak! Disney's richest epic hero returns! In "The Wrath of Gigabeagle," the McDuck Money Bin meets a monster-sized Beagle Boy mech!



Image Comics (release dates subject to change)


BEYOND BELIEF #1
CHEW #48
CRIMINAL TP VOL 04 BAD NIGHT
DEADLY CLASS #12  
EMPTY #3  
INTERSECT #6  
INVISIBLE REPUBLIC #2
KAPTARA #1
LAZARUS #16
MANIFEST DESTINY #14
MPH TP  
POSTAL #3  
SATELLITE SAM #13
THRILLING ADVENTURE HOUR PRESENTS BEYOND BELIEF #1 (OF 4)  
VELVET #10


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Beyond Belief #01
Image Comics

(W) Ben Acker, Ben Blacker (A/CA) Phil Hester
Based on the hit Nerdist podcast!

It's time to send the little ones to dream land, and set your radio's dial to "SPOOKY." Steel yourself for mysterious suspense in...BEYOND BELIEF! Meet Frank and Sadie Doyle, toast of the upper crust! Headliners on the society pages. And oh yes...THEY SEE GHOSTS! Who cares what evil lurks in the hearts of men...unless evil's carrying the martini tray!

Kaptura #01
Image Comics

(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Kagan McLeod
A space expedition goes horribly wrong because if it didn't there would be no story! Reluctant explorer Keith Kanga and his crew crash land on KAPTARA, a world filled with danger and weird danger and dangerous weirdos! And if he can't survive then earth, the place where YOU live, is doomed!

 Join CHIP ZDARSKY (Sex Criminals the Duck) and KAGAN McLEOD (Infinite Kung Fu) as they put the "fi" back into "sci-fi" and pretty much disregard the "sci" part in this epic story of punching and love!




Marvel Comics

ALL NEW X-MEN #40   
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #17.1   
AMAZING X-MEN #19   
AVENGERS MAGAZINE #1
AVENGERS MILLENNIUM #4 (OF 4)   
AVENGERS OPERATION HYDRA #1
AVENGERS WORLD #20 TRO   
BLACK WIDOW #17   
FANTASTIC FOUR OMNIBUS HC VOL 03   
GOTG AND X-MEN BLACK VORTEX OMEGA #1 BV   
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #26   
HULK #15   
HULK FUTURE IMPERFECT TP NEW PTG   
INHUMAN SPECIAL #1
LOKI AGENT OF ASGARD TP VOL 02 I CANNOT TELL A LIE   
MARVEL SH SECRET WARS ACTIVITY BOOK FACSIMILE COLL TP   
MARVEL UNIVERSE GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #3 (OF 4)   
SPIDER-MAN COMPLETE ALIEN COSTUME SAGA TP BOOK 02   
STAR WARS #4   
SUPERIOR IRON MAN PREM HC VOL 01 INFAMOUS   
TRUE BELIEVERS ARMOR WARS #1   
TRUE BELIEVERS INFINITY GAUNTLET #1   
UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #4   
VISION YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW TP NEW PTG   
WOLVERINES #15   
WOLVERINES TP VOL 01 DANCING WITH DEVIL



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Avengers Operation Hydra #01
Marvel Comics

(W) Will Pilgrim (A) Andrea DiVito (CA) Michael Ryan

Before next summer's blockbuster film, join the Avengers - Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hawkeye, Black Widow, and the Hulk-- as they set off on an all-new adventure against a secret Hydra splinter cell!

•  Black Widow's discovered a startling development, but what exactly is Hydra up to?

•  It'll take teamwork to topple Hydra's latest plot...but only one Avenger has the skill needed to save the day!

•  PLUS: Reprinting Avengers #16, presenting the story that brought Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch onto the team for the first time!
Inhuman Special #01
Marvel Comics

(W) Jeff Loveness (A) Ryan Lee (CA) James Campbell

INHUMAN ERROR CONTINUES!

•  The story linking AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, INHUMAN and ALL-NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA hits a fever pitch as a character who's been around for more than 75 years returns to threaten the Marvel Universe.

•  You haven't seen all the effects of the Terrigen Cloud yet and this one is about to destroy New York City!



Other Publishers (release dates subject to change)


12 BEAST VOLUME 1 GN   
ADVENTURE TIME #39 (BOOM)   
ADVENTURES OF BASIL AND MOEBIUS HC   
ARMOR HUNTERS DELUXE EDITION HC   
BALLISTIC VOLUME 1 TP   
BART SIMPSON BLASTOFF TP   
BETTY AND VERONICA #275   
BETTY AND VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DOUBLE DIGEST #233   
BLACK HOOD #3   
BLAKE AND MORTIMER VOL20 THE SEPTIMUS WAVE GN (CINEBOOK)
BLEEDING COOL MAGAZINE #16   
CAPTAIN KEN VOLUME 1 GN   
CAPTAIN STONE #5 (OF 6)   
CARTOON INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY TP   
CHARMED SEASON 10 #7   
CLAY LORD MASTERS OF GOLEMS VOLUME 1 GN   
CLIVE BARKER'S NIGHTBREED #12 (BOOM)   
CURB STOMP #3 (OF 4) (BOOM)   
DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES #6 (OF 6) (BOOM)   
DIVINITY #3 (OF 4) (VALIANT)
EVIL EMPIRE VOLUME 1 TP (BOOM)
FATHOM KIANI VOLUME 4 #3   
FIGHT LIKE A GIRL VOLUME 1 LEARNING CURVE TP   
FRANK THORNE'S RED SONJA ART EDITION VOLUME 3 HC (DYNAMITE)   
GOD IS DEAD #33   
GRIMM FAIRY TALES PRESENTS THE LITTLE MERMAID #3 (OF 5)   
HAUNTER GN   
IR$ VOLUME 6 THE BLACK GOLD WAR TP (CINEBOOK)   
IVAR TIMEWALKER #4 (VALIANT)   
KENYA VOLUME 2 ENCOUNTERS GN (CINEBOOK)   
KING FLASH GORDON #3 (OF 4) (DYNAMITE)   
LADY MECHANIKA THE TABLET OF DESTINIES #1 (OF 6)
LADY RAWHIDE LADY ZORRO #2 (OF 4) (DYNAMITE)   
LEGENDERRY RED SONJA #3 (OF 5) (DYNAMITE)   
LIFE AFTER #9 (ONI)   
LUCKY LUKE VOLUME 51 THE PAINTER TP (CINEBOOK)   
MAGE WARS THE NATURE OF THE BEAST SC (DYNAMITE)   
MELUSINE VOLUME 1 HOCUS POCUS GN (CINEBOOK)   
MONO VOLUME 2 #1
NATHAN HALE'S HAZARDOUS TALES VOL5 THE UNDERGROUND ABDUCTOR HC
NINJAK #2 (VALIANT)   
REALIST HC (BOOM)   
ROMAN RITUAL #4 (OF 4)   
SCOTT PILGRIM COLOR EDITION VOL6 SCOTT PILGRIM'S FINEST HOUR HC (ONI)
SEPARATORS #5   
SHERLOCK HOLMES VS HARRY HOUDINI #5 (OF 5) (DYNAMITE)   
SIXTH GUN GUNSLINGER ED HC VOL 02
SOLAR MAN OF THE ATOM #11 (DYNAMITE)   
SONIC UNIVERSE #75   
SUICIDE RISK #24 (BOOM)
TERRIBLE LIZARD VOLUME 1 TP (ONI)   
THRILLING ADVENTURES OF LOVELACE AND BABBAGE HC   
TOWN CALLED DRAGON VOLUME 1 TP   
VAMPLETS THE NIGHTMARE NURSERY #1 (OF 6)
WISHER VOLUME 3 GLEE GN (CINEBOOK)   
WOODLAND WELFARE MANIFESTO GN   
XIII VOLUME 20 THE BAIT GN (CINEBOOK)   
X-O MANOWAR DELUXE EDITION VOLUME 2 HC (VALIANT)   
ZOMBIE TRAMP #10   

LADY MECHANIKA THE TABLET OF DESTINIES #1 (OF 6)

Benitez Productions


(W) M. M. Chen (A/CA) Joe Benitez


After a young friend shows up unexpectedly on her doorstep, Lady Mechanika finds herself on a globe-spanning trek in search of the Tablet of Destinies, an ancient Mesopotamian artifact reputed to hold the knowledge of the gods and the secrets of the universe. Join us for the beginning of an all-new adventure with our favorite steampunk heroine!
MONO VOL. 2 #1

Titan Comics


(W) Brian Wood (A/CA) Sergio Sandoval


Mono undertakes a deadly mission at the behest of Britain's American allies...but what secrets will he find deep in the heart of the Pacific? Best-selling writer Brian Wood (Star Wars, DMZ) teams with acclaimed artist Sergio Sandoval (Batman, Uncharted) to tell a white-knuckled two-part tale that takes Mono across the world for a hair-raising adventure!
VAMPLETS NIGHTMARE NURSERY #1 (OF 6)
Action Lab Ent.

(W) Gayle Middleton, Dave Dwonch (A) Amanda Coronado, Bill Blankenship (CA) Amanda Coronado

Teenager Destiny Harper is at a crossroad in her life. Graduation is coming, and she has zero prospects for the future.  Answering an ad for "The Night Care Nursery" seems like a great idea, until she is magically transported to Gloomvania, where dark creatures lurk the streets, and the world is being mysteriously overrun by baby vampyres called Vamplets!  Can Destiny serve her term as Governess of "The Nightmare Nursery" and return home?  Fairy tales get a modern update in this coming of age tales of monsters, mayhem, and magic!













Monday, 20 April 2015

NEW GRAPHIC NOVELS FROM 22nd APRIL 2015

New Graphic Novel releases this week from Wed 22nd April.


Graphic Novels / Trades


Dark Horse Comics
CRIMINAL MACABRE THIRD CHILD TP

Dark Horse Comics


(W) Steve Niles (A) Christopher Mitten (CA) Justin Erickson


Cal McDonald's changed . . . and maybe not for the better. Locked away and numbing himself with booze and aspirin, the undead Cal feels the evil consuming him. Will he be able to withstand its pull or will he become the monster war's greatest weapon of destruction? Collects Criminal Macabre: The Third Child #1-#4.
STRAIN HC VOL 02 THE FALL
Dark Horse Comics

(W) David Lapham (A) Mike Huddleston (CA) E.M. Gist

A vast conspiracy prevents the truth about the vampire epidemic from coming to light. A small force is humanity's only chance: an alcoholic, a doctor, a pawnbroker, an exterminator, and a criminal. Can they prevent the Master from covering the world in darkness? This collection includes issues #1-#9 of the acclaimed series and a short story featured in Dark Horse Presents that follows the travails of an aged luchador, the Silver Angel, written and illustrated by Lapham.
DC Comics
BATMAN 66 TP VOL 02

DC Comics


(W) Jeff Parker, Tom Peyer (A) Ty Templeton & Various (CA) Michael Allred


In this volume of tales pulled from issues #6-10 of the digital-first series, King Tut returns to challenge the Dynamic Duo with his most far-reaching plan yet to rule the modern Thebes known as Gotham City! Plus, Batman and Robin meet the Bookworm, face off with False Face and more!
BATMAN 66 HC VOL 03

DC Comics


(W) Jeff Parker & Various (A) Jonathan Case & Various (CA) Michael Allred


In this third BATMAN '66 collection, The Dynamic Duo face The Joker, The Penguin, the Queen of Diamonds and a Bat-Robot of their own making...that may put Batman and Robin out of a job! Collects issues #11-16.
JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000 TP VOL 02 THE CAMELOT WAR
DC Comics

 (W) Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis (A) Howard Porter & Various (CA) Howard Porter

In these stories from issues #8-13, the JLA3K battle the fury of The Five, face the coming of the frost queen called Ice, and put up with the return of the team of Blue Beetle and Booster Gold.
IDW Comics
BEST OF EC ARTIST ED HC VOL 02
IDW Comics

(W) Al Feldstein & Various (A) Johnny Craig & Various (CA) Al Williamson, Frank Frazetta

The second volume of Best of EC Artist's Edition is-remarkably-just as good as volume one! Includes what can arguably called the best stories by Harvey Kurtzman (Airburst), Al Williamson (Food for Thought, Lost in Space), Bernie Krigstein (Master Race, In the Bag) and more! As with all EC Comics Artist's Editions, this book will be a massive 15 x 22 inches! The best stories and art from the best comics imprint of all time! Plus a fantastic selection of covers!
COMPLETE LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE HC VOL 11

IDW Comics


(W/A/CA) Harold Gray


In the depths of the Second World War, Harold Gray paints a dark vision of stateside America when Annie's most loyal friends turn out to be a boarding house full of thieves, forgers, and mind readers. The red-garbed orphan sees how petty politicians and their underworld companions can deprive a small town of freedom just as easily as foreign spies, and that a big city can be home to a larger and even more dangerous threat to national security.



Reprints all Daily and Sunday strips from August 8, 1943 to April 14, 1945.
ROT & RUIN TP 1 WARRIOR SMART
IDW Comics

 (W) Jonathan Maberry (A) Tony Vargas (CA) Alex Ronald

An all-new story continuing the events from the award-winning series of novels. Meet Benny, Nix, Lilah, and Chong as they stay one step ahead of the zombie hordes.

STARLING HC ASHLEY WOOD BOOK 01

IDW Comics


(W/A/CA) Ashley Wood


Remember Sparrow? The art-book series pioneered by Ashley Wood and featuring some of the most acclaimed painters and artists in the world and printed on an amazing paper stock? Yep, this is like that, only this series is even larger in size and features all-new pieces from, again, some of the best artists in existence. Up first, the series' creator, Ashley Wood!

TRANSFORMERS CLASSICS TP VOL 08
Image Comics

(W) Bob Budanisky, Michael Higgins (A) Herb Trimpe (CA) Guido Guidi

Volume 8 collects Transformers Universe #1-4, all character biographies from TF issues #47-49, 56-72, and 74-79, plus G.I. JOE and the Transformers #1-4. Also includes issues notes by Mark W. Bellomo

WILD BLUE YONDER TP

Image Comics


(W) Mike Raicht, Austin Harrison (A/CA) Zach Howard


Take to the skies in this thrilling new action-adventure sci-fi tale. In the near future, mankind has destroyed the Earth, and the only refuge from radioactive pollution can be found in the skies. Unfortunately, dwindling supplies and bloodthirsty air pirates make life all the harder. Join the crew of the Dawn as they battle their way through the hazards of living in this dangerous new world.

WINTERWORLD TP VOL 02 STRANDED

Image Comics


(W) Chuck Dixon (A) Tomás Giorello, Tommy Lee Edwards (CA) Tommy Lee Edwards


The harrowing tale continues as new hardships face Scully, Wynn, and Rah-Rah on their trek across the frozen wastelands. Collects issues #5-8.
X-FILES SEASON 10 HC VOL 04

Image Comics


(W) Joe Harris (A) Colin Lorimer & Various (CA) Francesco Francavilla


Fox Mulder and Dana Scully are back investigating the X-Files. Contains issues #16-20 and the stories "Immaculate," "Monica & John," and "G-23."
Image Comics
CRIMINAL TP VOL 04 BAD NIGHT

Image Comics


(W) Ed Brubaker (A/CA) Sean Phillips


The best-selling crime series gets weird in this strikingly-designed new edition from Image.
MPH TP

Image Comics


(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Duncan Fregredo


Growing up in Detroit, Roscoe and his friends know all about hard luck. But their fates take a different turn when they stumble upon a street drug called MPH-little pills that give them the power of super speed, and the opportunity of a lifetime. But zooming through their riches has its downsides. When time is your only asset, what happens when the clock runs out?

Marvel Comics
HULK FUTURE IMPERFECT TP NEW PTG

Marvel Comics


(W) Peter David (A) George Perez, Dale Keown (CA) Dale Keown


The Hulk has seen the future...and it is murder. Beloved Hulk writer Peter David brings readers two classic dystopian tales of earth-shaking impact. Both stories find the Hulk at the end of the Earth - and at the end of his rope! In "Future Imperfect," the Hulk is the last super power in a post-apocalyptic Earth, ruling with an iron fist as the wicked Maestro. But summoned from the past by a small band of rebels is perhaps the only being who can stand against him! And in "The End," the green-skinned titan walks alone through a wasted and barren land - and must confront the one who is easily his ultimate nemesis! These two tales of the end times surely rank among the classics in Marvel history! Collecting HULK: FUTURE IMPERFECT #1-2 and INCREDIBLE HULK: THE END.
LOKI AGENT OF ASGARD TP VOL 02 I CANNOT TELL A LIE

Marvel Comics


(W) Al Ewing (A) Jorge Coehlo, Lee Garbett (CA) Lee Garbett


AXIS tie-in! Loki faces his greatest challenge yet: Dr. Doom! But with Valeria Richards in the mix, who's the hero of this story - and who's the villain? Loki learns that Doom has sentenced him to death for the crimes of his future self! But with the Red Skull drowning Doom, Latveria and the entire world in a wave of telepathic hate, will there even be a future left to save? And when the events of AXIS invert Loki, he begins a noble quest for truth, justice and the Asgardian way - which pits him against the Enchantress, Lorelei...and the brutish Thor, god of evil?! Loki's inversion has another side effect, one that looks like it will stick around: the God of Lies can now only ever speak the truth. This might not go so well. Collecting LOKI: AGENT OF ASGARD #6-11.
SPIDER-MAN COMPLETE ALIEN COSTUME SAGA TP BOOK 02

Marvel Comics


(W/A) Various (CA) Charles Vess


Spider-Man's greatest fashion disaster continues! With his symbiotic black costume safely removed and imprisoned for study, Spidey re-dons the classic red-and-blues to battle fearsome foes including Hobgoblin, Silvermane and the Kingpin! And when the Black Cat whips him up a homemade version of his ebony ensemble, Spidey can embrace a modern look that only looks killer. But while Peter thinks he's done with his rather clingy former suit, the sinister symbiote isn't finished with him - and when it escapes and seeks out its former host, Spidey's going to have to do some quick thinking in order to avoid becoming a permanent part of the alien duds! Guest-starring the Human Torch, Thor and the X-Men! Collecting MARVEL TEAM-UP (1972) #146-150, PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (1976) #96-100 and ANNUAL #4, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #259-263, and WEB OF SPIDER-MAN (1985) #1.
SUPERIOR IRON MAN PREM HC VOL 01 INFAMOUS

Marvel Comics


(W) Tom Taylor (A) Yildiray Cinar (CA) Mike Choi


How much would you pay for perfection? Beauty? Immortality? Tony Stark knows, and he's ready to give it to you - but at a terrible price! The AXIS effect has changed Tony: He's more stylish, more confident and more cunning than ever before. And he's ready to lead San Francisco into the future - but the first step is to release Extremis upon the entire city! Daredevil isn't down with Stark's new vision of the future - but can the Man Without Fear lead the rebellion against the Superior Iron Man? How far will Tony go to keep the secret of his success private? As Tony's actions become more questionable, who will conspire to take him down? Has his negligence bred monsters? And will those monsters destroy him? A bold new direction for the Armored Avenger begins! Collecting SUPERIOR IRON MAN #1-5.
VISION YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW TP NEW PTG
Marvel Comics

(W) Geoff Johns, Roy Thomas (A) Ivan Reis, John Buscema (CA) Brian Haberlin

The android Avenger goes solo! His memories downloaded and stolen, a partially amnesiac Vision must seek help from the reluctant granddaughter of his creator, Professor Phineas T. Horton, to defeat a technological terror programmed by the Nazis during World War II to cause fear and death from the skies! Created using technology stolen from Professor Horton, the newly escaped Gremlin will not be denied its mission in the present day - even if it must reprogram and erase the Vision's very humanity in the process! Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis team up to bring you a terrifying tale of technology run amuck! Plus: the spooky synthezoid's fantastic first appearance, as Ultron sends him to destroy the Avengers! Collecting VISION (2002) #1-4 and AVENGERS (1963) #57.


Other publishers
THE ADVENTURES OF BASIL AND MOEBIUS HC 01

Magnetic Press Inc


(W) Ryan Schifrin, Larry Hama (A) Adam Archer & Various (CA) Dave Dorman


Alaric Moebius and Basil Fox are two lovable scoundrels looking to make a quick fortune. Basil is a former SAS trooper turned Queen's Guard by day and thief by night. Moebius is an Oxford-educated charmer with a knack for getting into trouble. Together they chase adventure under the patronage of "The Collector," a mysterious billionaire with a taste for rare and valuable supernatural objects of the occult. This first volume contains the first three adventures in their career together, introducing the unlikely duo for the first time in a highstakes chain of pulpy high adventures!
ARMOR HUNTERS DLX ED HC

Valiant Ent.


(W) Robert Venditti & Various (A) Doug Braithwaite & Various (CA) Mico Suayan


Re-presenting Valiant's sold-out crossover event in complete chronological order! From New York Times best-selling creators Robert Venditti (X-O Manowar, The Flash), Matt Kindt (Rai, Mind MGMT), Joshua Dysart (Harbinger, Unknown Soldier), Doug Braithwaite (Unity, Justice), and more top talents, the acclaimed Armor Hunters saga gets the deluxe oversized hardcover treatment with more than 20+ pages of never-before-seen bonus materials!


Collecting Armor Hunters #1-4, Armor Hunters: Aftermath #1, Armor Hunters: Bloodshot #1-3, Armor Hunters: Harbinger #1-3, Unity #8-11 and X-O Manowar #23-29, with more than 20+ pages of bonus content and rarely seen special features.
BALLISTIC VOLUME 1 TP VOL 01

Black Mask Comics


(W) Adam Egypt Mortimer (A/CA) Darick Robertson


Darick Roberts (Happy, The Boys, Transmetropolitan) and Adam Egypt Mortimer's madcap, psychedelic, transreal buddy adventure about Butch and his best friend Gun, a drug-addicted, genetically-modified, foul-mouthed firearm, as they attempt to elevate Butch from air conditioner repairman to master criminal in the twisted, post-eco-apocalyptic Repo City State, a reclaimed trash island built entirely from DNA-based living technology with bad attitudes. Don't miss this masterwork that it's finally collected into one mind-bending book!
BART SIMPSON BLASTOFF TP

Bongo Comics


(W) Matt Groening (CA) Jason Ho & Various


Countdown to laughter! Bart Simpson will send you over the moon with high-octane hilarity as he leads the Springfield Elementary team to the state eating competition, does his best not to embarrass Marge on Mother's Day, learns a Kwik-E life lesson from Apu, gets a little bedtime assistance from Maggie, bonds with Grampa over a junky jalopy, and foils Mr. Burns plan to sidestep Springfield's child labor laws. Then, Lisa gets some surprising competition as she squares off against Bart in a contest to win a prized pony, teenagers Homer and Barney encounter zombies, and much, much more!  It's a supersonic, supercharged, Bart Simpson shebang!
BLAKE & MORTIMER VOLUME 20: THE SEPTIMUS

Cinebook


(W) Jean Dufaux, Antoine Aubin (A/CA) Etienne Schréder


It's been several months since the events of The Yellow M, but the evil of Professor Septimus still echoes around London. Important figures of the capital's jet set come together around the questionable values the mad scientist defended. Olrik is forced to resort to opium in order to forget he was guinea pig. As for Mortimer, he too is trying, albeit for more humanist reasons, to revive certain aspects of Septimus's work to Blake's extreme concern.
CAPTAIN KEN GN VOL 01

Digital Manga Dist.


(W/A/CA) Osamu Tezuka


Captain Ken is an enigma. Not a single person alive knows who he is, why he's on Mars, or why he looks just like Miss Ken Minakami. In a whirlwind of gunfights, horseback chases, and utter lawlessness, Captain Ken sparks a time of change. The townspeople seek to rid themselves of the corrupt Mayor Deven, and the Martians seek to reclaim the cities they were chased out of. Our valiant hero, while assisting every damsel in distress, loses sight of his own vendetta. Years after the Mars rush of the 21st century, the arrival of an honest man pursuing a vendetta sparks a revolution.
THE CARTOON INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY TP

Hill & Wang


(W) Michael F. Patton (A/CA) Kevin Cannon


The Cartoon Introduction to Philosophy is an authoritative and engaging guide to the fundamental questions about our existence. In this indispensable primer, Kevin Cannon and the philosopher Michael F. Patton introduce the wisecracking Greek Heraclitus, who hops in a canoe with us as we navigate the great debates of Western thought. As we make our way down the winding river of philosophy, we encounter the disciplines of logic, perception, and epistemology; face the central problem of free will; and witness historic arguments over the existence of God. Patton's prose, combined with Cannon's rich artistry, puts the fun back into the quest for fundamental truths.
CHASTITY TP VOL 01 LIFE DEATH

Dynamic Entertainment Comics


(W) Marc Andreyko (A) Dave Acosta (CA) Emanuela Lupacchino


Chastity, the classic Chaos! Comics character, returns... reimagined and ready for blood! After a career-ending injury shatters her Olympic dreams, seventeen year-old Chastity Marks finds an escape in Alyce Stonecliff's popular series of vampire novels. Little does she know, however, that the books conceal a secret underworld of blood, agony, and death... one that she will be dragged into, kicking and screaming! Falling victim to the author's seductive charm, drawing the attention of the enigmatic Council, and discovering a tragedy at her own doorstep, will Chastity survive the coming darkness? And even if she does, will she remain human, become a vampire, or evolve into something new and even more fearsome?
DEATH DEFYING DR MIRAGE TP

Valiant Entertainment Comics


(W) Jen Van Meter (A) Roberto de la Torre (CA) Travel Foreman


Doctor Mirage talks to the dead...but the only spirit Shan Fong can't find is that of her late husband, Hwen. Instead, America's favorite semi-retired paranormal investigator is haunted and raw, using her gift to solve homicides and bring peace to the recently bereaved. But when a big-time occultist with a classified military past hires her for a special job, Shan discovers a lead that might close the greatest mystery she's ever tackled - how to get Hwen back! Now, Doctor Mirage must enter the undiscovered country and cross all the realms of the underworld if she has any hope of rescuing the man she loves... or be forever lost beyond the earthly plane.



Join Eisner Award-nominated writer Jen Van Meter (Hopeless Savages, Captain Marvel) and acclaimed artist Roberto de la Torre (Daredevil, Age of Apocalypse) as Valiant's occult adventurer embarks on a journey across the realms of the dead to bring her love back to the land of the living. Collecting THE DEATH-DEFYING DR. MIRAGE #1-5.
EVIL EMPIRE TP VOL 01

Boom Studios Comics


(W) Max Bemis (A) Ransom Getty, Andrea Mutti (CA) Jay Shaw


Every fan of fiction is aware of the trope of the "evil, sinister empire" i.e. the Empire in "Star Wars." Oftentimes, when we are introduced to these totalitarian establishments, they're already fully in power and it's up to our hero to bring back order and peace. However, in Evil Empire, we explore how that would unfold in a realworld
setting. How close to the precipice are we right now in the world we live in? Would we let it happen? Would we secretly WANT it to happen?


The sands are shifting in America's public consciousness. One action has torn the country apart in a debate over the meaning of right and wrong, and Reese Greenwood is not about to stand by as the American people support the rantings of a mad man. Told through the perspective of an underground rapper with a political bone to pick, Max Bemis' gripping story

explores a scenario in which we watch modern society gradually evolve into an evil empire. Collects issues #14.
FIGHT LIKE A GIRL LEARNING CURVE TP

Action Lab Ent.


(W) David Pinckney (A/CA) Soo Lee


Standing before a jury of nine gods, Amarosa pleads for a chance to risk her life and gain entry to the Wishing Well where she will fight her way through nine trials to claim her prize: a single wish that will save her terminally ill brother. Though she has some help, what she learns about herself here in the first four trials may be her only chance of survival.  Collects the first four issues of this critically acclaimed series.
HAUNTER TP

Alternative Comics


(W/A/CA) Sam Alden


Sam Alden's first long-form work, painted in lush and colorful ink washes. It's a wordless tale of a young woman trying to survive an ancient evil in an unknown land. The pacing and storytelling in Haunter is completely masterful. A Study Group production.
IR$ TP VOL 06 BLACK GOLD WAR

Cinebook Comics


(W) Stephen Desberg (A/CA) Bernard Vrancken


Is the world barrelling towards the apocalypse? Russian commandoes are positioned around Georgia and its vital pipelines, fanatical terrorists are bent on eliminating Saudi Arabia's reigning family. With oil barons indifferent to the potential damage their stock market manipulations could cause, only one man stands against a scheme of utter cynicism: Larry B. Max. This time, the IRS agent intends to stop his sworn enemy Madsen for good - and rescue the woman he's loved for so long, Kate.

KENYA GN VOL 02 ENCOUNTERS

Cinebook Comics


(W) Rodolphe (A/CA) LEO


Kathy, Fuchs, and Merlin are now exploring the savannah, looking for the Remington expedition. With them is Tom, the young native guide - and sole apparent survivor - of the American writer's party, who recounts the terrifying events that led him to run away. When Kathy and her companions finally discover Remington's base camp, though, they find no trace of unusual animals or bodies. But they're quickly confronted to a series of increasingly weird events.
PATHFINDER HC VOL 03 CITY OF SECRETS

Dynamic Entertainment Comics


(W) Jim Zub (A) Leandro Oliviera (CA) Genzoman


The Pathfinder heroes head to the city of Magnimar, and danger isn't far behind. As the wizard Ezren seeks an audience with the Pathfinder Society, his adventuring allies explore the city's ancient magic, well-hidden secrets, and deep political divides. The dangers and opportunities of the big city could bring the adventurers closer together - or tear them apart! Ezren ambushed, Kyra targeted, Merisiel tempted by her past... will the group endure?



With a captivating story written by Jim Zub (Samurai Jack, Skullkickers) and explosive artwork by Leandro Oliveira, this third volume in the Pathfinder graphic novel series expands upon the mythos of Paizo's award-winning fantasy world, fiction line, and tabletop RPG. Bonus materials include over thirty pages of encounters and world detail for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, and a poster map.
REALIST ORIGINAL GN HC

Boom Studios Comics


(W/A/CA) Asaf Hanuka


Asaf Hanuka, in a very short period of time, has become one of comics' most critically acclaimed and soughtafter creators. His autobiographical webcomic, The Realist, began winning awards shortly after its launch, including a Gold Medal from The Society of Illustrators. What It Is: Acclaimed Israeli cartoonist Asaf Hanuka's weekly strips unfold an emotional autobiography full of humor and melancholy, wild imagination, and quiet desperation. Collected for the first time in English and including neverbeforecollected strips, The Realist delivers both honesty and whimsy from a master of his craft. With echoes of R. Crumb and Daniel Clowes, Hanuka moves readers with his depictions of everyday life, commenting on everything from marriage to technology to social activism through intimate moments of triumph and failure.
RED SONJA TRAVELS TP VOL 02

Dynamic Entertainment Comics


(W) Michael Avon Oeming & Various (A) Daniel Brereton & Various (CA) Joseph Michael Linsner


Have sword, will travel! Red Sonja, the She-Devil with a Sword, journeys throughout the kingdoms and wilds of the Hyborian Age in search of riches and pleasure, food and ale... but more often than not, finds bloody violence and supernatural mayhem instead! From the Asiatic lands of Khitai to the snow-capped mountains where dragons dwell, from cave dwellings of carnivorous ghosts to gladiator arenas of rampaging beasts, the crimson-haired warrior faces every adversary with grim resolve and weapon drawn.

The second volume of RED SONJA: TRAVELS collects a dozen heart-pounding adventures from the Dynamite library, including Break The Skin, Deluge, Raven, Sanctuary, Red Sonja and Cub, Berserker, and every Red Sonja Annual and Giant-Size edition. Written and illustrated by some of the comic book industry's greatest talents, including Michael Avon Oeming, Christos Gage, Dan Brereton, Nancy A. Collins, Jim Zub, Jonathan Lau, and many more!
SCOTT PILGRIM COLOR HC VOL 06 (OF 6) Oni Press Inc.


(W/A/CA) Bryan Lee O'Malley


SCOTT PILGRIM has faced down six of Ramona Flowers's evil exes but now that the happy couple is no more, was it even worth it? And if Scott and Ramona aren't together, then why do the ominous messages from Gideon Graves keep coming? This the end of the SCOTT PILGRIM saga like you've never seen it before--in full glorious color with a bevy of extras. This is truly SCOTT PILGRIM'S FINEST HOUR.
TERRIBLE LIZARD TP

Oni Press Inc


(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Drew Moss


The touching story of a girl and her T-Rex... with a healthy dose of collateral damage and monster conflict on the side. When the scientists of Cosmos Labs punch a hole through time and space, they pull a ferocious dinosaur into the present. The dinosaur imprints on teenage Jessica, proving to be more mischievous than vicious. But he is not alone. Strangely mutated prehistoric monsters begin attacking our world. When "temporal displacement" means "mutant creatures attacking the world while the U.S. military is trying to kill you," what's a girl and her dinosaur-fighting dinosaur supposed to do?
THE THRILLING ADVENTURES OF LOVELACE & BABBAGE HC GN

Pantheon Books


(W/A/CA) Sydney Padua


A unique take on the unrealized invention of the computer in the 1830s by the eccentric polymath Charles Babbage and his accomplice, the daughter of Lord Byron, Ada, Countess of Lovelace. When Ada translated Babbage's plans for the "Difference Engine," her footnotes contained the first appearance of the general computing theory, 100 years before an actual computer was built. Sydney Padua gives us an alternate reality in which Lovelace and Babbage build the Difference Engine, and then use it to do battle with the American banking system, the publishing industry, their own fears that their project will lose funding, and a villainous street musician who will force the two friends to reevaluate their priorities-"for the sake of both London and science."
A TOWN CALLED DRAGON TP VOL 01

Legendary Comics


(W) Judd Winick (A/CA) Geoff Shaw


Legendary Comics transports you to A Town Called Dragon. On the surface it seems like your average all-American tourist trap, but this snow-covered town hides a burning secret. After centuries of lying buried within the depths of an icy mountain, the world's last dragon egg finally hatches-endangering modern life as we know it. Now an unlikely group of dangerously unqualified, ordinary citizens must band together, battling the elements - and each other - to slay this menacing creature.
TUROK DINOSAUR HUNTER TP VOL 02 WEST

Dynamic Entertainment Comics


(W) Greg Pak (A) Takeshi Miyazawa (CA) Bart Sears


Turok has faced horrible forces from the east... but what's now coming from the west? From the mind of Greg Pak, celebrated writer of Batman/Superman and Action Comics, comes a bold, new vision of the Dinosaur Hunter that you never saw coming! Having defeated an incursion of vicious Crusaders, Turok seeks out the great mound city where his cursed parents rest for eternity. When warriors riding flying reptiles disrupt the peace, he discovers that his home is the latest conquest of Mongol hordes. Can Turok stop their invasion of North America... or will he switch sides and become the Khan of the New World?
WISHER VOL 03 GLEE

Cinebook

(W) Sebastien Latour (A/CA) Giulio De


Nigel is the last of the Genies, and the Faeriehood's final hope. To get his powers back, he'll have to reconcile his two halves - the Human who wants nothing but a carefree life, and the genie, all fire and violence. A balance must be reached, fragile and dangerous, before he can so much as recover the memories of his past lives. But Bound and the MI-10 haven't abandoned the hunt, and have managed to place an agent inside the sanctuary.
THE WOODLAND WELFARE MANIFESTO GN

Slave Labor


(W) Justin Sane (A/CA) John Hageman


The Woodland Welfare Manifesto is the story of Burnt Bear, Crazy Rabbit, and Perverted Monkey, three proletarian animals who struggle against the corrupt capitalist system that oppresses the forest with an iron fist! Will this trio of friends triumph when their working-class livelihoods are threatened, or will Crazy Rabbit's anarchist methods threaten to make them all enemies of the state?