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SPOTLIGHT on NOVELISTS, DIRECTORS, ACTORS, MUSICIANS
bringing their creative talents to Comic Books / Graphic Novels
Plenty of novelists, musicians and TV & movie
writers/creators/actors are realizing comic books and graphic novels offer a new
creative outlet for them and are taking advantage of it. Here's a sampling
of some, including both adaptations of existing work and new original stories.
-- Say Anything frontman Max Bemis writes "Polarity", a
four-issue series, starting in April from BOOM Studios. Each issue comes
with a free download for a new original song written and performed by Bemis!
-- From the hilariously demented mind of Tony
Award-winning actor Dan Fogler (The 25th Annual Putnam County
Spelling Bee, Balls of Fury, Fanboys) comes
"Moon Lake" in March (Anthology HC) from Archaia Entertainment.
-- Also in March from Archaia, watch for the pre-apocalyptic tale "Everlast",
an original graphic HC written by Chad Michael Murray from One Tree
-- Check out the tense spy thriller, "Orphans", a four-issue series
coming out in March. Created by actor/writer Peter Facinelli (The
Twilight Saga) and written by Michael Alan Nelson (28 Days Later,
Valen the Outcast, Hexed).
-- In February, Billy Martin (w/a), the guitarist of Good Charlotte,
together with Brent Allen (co-w), brings us a grisly new horror - "Vitriol
The Hunter", a six-issue vampire series.
Expected to arrive in JUNE
[May shown below June]
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DAREDEVIL: DARK NIGHTS #1 (of 8)
(W/A/CA) Lee Weeks --
-- A gorgeous new series featuring the greatest talents in comics brings
you the rest of the Man Without Fear's story
-- Legendary artist Lee Weeks returns to his favorite hero for "Angels
-- A blizzard brings New York to a stand still -- and a young patient
lies on death's door unless Daredevil can get to him in time!
Daredevil continues to be one of the most elegant Marvel books being
published. I hope more people give Daredevil a chance with this
new limited series. -- BaT
Thor: The Dark World Prelude #1 & #2 (of 2)
(W) Christos N. Gage (A) Scot Eaton (CA) TBD --
-- An all-new adventure leading you directly into the
upcoming Marvel Studios blockbuster THOR: THE DARK WORLD! -- What happened to your favorite
Asgardians between the events of THOR and THE AVENGERS? What comes next?
Find out here! -- Thor! Loki! Odin! Heimdall! Jane Foster!
Sif! The Warriors Three! All this, brought to you by the powerhouse
creative team of writers Craig Kyle (THOR: THE DARK WORLD executive
producer) and Christopher Yost (THOR: THE DARK WORLD co-writer) and
artist Scot Eaton (CAPTAIN AMERICA)!
LIBERATOR #1 (of 4)
(W) Matt Miner (A) Joel Gomez (CA) Tim Seeley --
Read the book that Batman's Scott Snyder calls "a really cool,
progressive story about young outcast crusaders." A hard-edged vigilante
series about two young heroes who avenge the torture of animals. "Unlike
any comic book project to date, Miner delivers a message about animal
abuse blended with a gritty protagonist in the vein of Batman or
The Punisher." - ComicBooked
(BLACK MASK) Black Mask is a new collaboration from Steve Niles, Matt Pizzolo &
Brett Gurewitz built to support bold creators & propel their visions.
BALLISTIC #1 (of 5)
(W) Adam Egypt Mortimer (A/CA) Darick Robertson --
This madcap sci-fi buddy adventure about a wanna-be bank
robber and his best-friend Gun, a drug-addicted, foul-mouthed, living
gun, marks Darick Robertson's return to the hard sci-fi worldbuilding of
his classic Transmetropolitan mixed with The Boys'
ultra-violence and the lunacy of Happy.
THE TRUE LIVES OF THE FABULOUS KILLJOYS #1 (of 6)
(W) Gerard Way, Shaun Simon (A) Becky Cloonan (CA)
Becky Cloonan, Dan Jackson --
Years ago, the Killjoys fought against the tyrannical megacorporation
Better Living Industries, costing them their lives, save for one-the
mysterious Girl. Today, the followers of the original Killjoys languish
in the Desert while BLI systematically strips citizens of their
individuality. As the fight for freedom fades, it's left to the Girl to
take up the mantle and bring down the fearsome BLI or else join the
mindless ranks of Bat City!
BREATH OF BONES: A TALE OF THE GOLEM #1 (of 3)
(W) Steve Niles, Matt Santoro (A/CA) Dave Wachter
-- The giant clay monster from Jewish legend goes on a
Nazi-killing rampage in order to protect the inhabitants of a small
Jewish stronghold and an injured British pilot.
DRAGON AGE VOLUME 3: UNTIL WE SLEEP HC
(W) David Gaider, Alexander Freed (A) Chad Hardin
(CA) Michael Atiyeh, Anthony Palumbo --
The lead writer of BioWare's hit Dragon Age games concludes King
Alistair's epic quest-in a journey beyond reality itself!
Fans around the world have recognized the Dragon Age comics to be an
integral addition to the video-game saga. Now, series writer David
Gaider pits King Alistair and his noble companions Varric and Isabela
against their most nefarious foe-the twisted blood mage Aurelian Titus!
(on sale Aug. 21, 7"x10", $14.99)
SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #1
(W) Scott Snyder (A) Jim Lee & Various (CA) Jim
Lee, Scott Williams -- When thirteen satellites fall from the
sky in one day, the logical suspect is Lex Luthor-even though he's still
locked up in prison! But a stranger question remains: If Superman didn't
stop the last satellite from falling, who did? There's an mystery hidden
where even Superman can't see it-Can The Man of Steel drag a decades-old
secret into the light? Don't miss the debut of this red-hot new series
from two of comics' brightest superstars: SCOTT SNYDER and JIM LEE!
BATMAN / SUPERMAN #1
(W) Greg Pak (A/CA) Jae Lee --
A new epic begins with the debut of this new, ongoing series! Don't miss
the first fateful meeting of Batman and Superman in The New 52!
(W) Keith Giffen (A) Scott Kolins (CA) Howard
Porter -- Larfleeze, the breakout character from BLACKEST
NIGHT, last seen in the pages of THRESHOLD, is back in his own solo,
ongoing series-and he's not sharing it with anyone! In his debut solo
adventure, Larfleeze meets Lord of the Hunt, a pan-dimensional cosmic
entity that believes all living things are prey-and he's out to turn the
universe into his own private hunting reserve! And the only thing worse
than Laord is the deadly beings he can summon!
TRINITY OF SIN: PANDORA
(W) Ray Fawkes (A) Daniel Sampere, Jonathan
Glapion (CA) Ryan Sook --
The mysterious woman connected to the creation of the New 52 gets her
own series! Pandora is on an action-packed, blood-soaked mission to hunt
down the horrors she inadvertently unleashed upon the world. Can she
save the DCU-and redeem herself in the process? A prequel to the
upcoming "Trinity War"!
ASTRO CITY #1
(W) Kurt Busiek (A) Brent Eric Anderson (CA) Alex
Ross -- ASTRO CITY is back in a new, ongoing monthly series
that showcases old heroes and new, as The Ambassador comes to Earth, and
an ordinary man is caught up in a cosmic conflict! Featuring the return
of favorites like Samaritan and Honor Guard, and the debut of some new
sensations! Plus, the seeds of a new mystery: Who is the Broken Man? The
entire award-winning creative team is back to kick off a new epoch of
the human and the super human. Get in on the ground floor of Astro
City's next epic!
WORLD OF WARCRAFT: BLOODSWORN HC
(W) Doug Wagner (A) Jheremy Raapack & Various (CA)
Samwise Didier, Alex Horley --
In this new WORLD OF WARCRAFT original graphic novel, the Cataclysm rips
through Azeroth as Warchief Garrosh Hellscream orders the best warriors
of the Horde to come forward and serve in a new army, lest their foes in
the Alliance sense weakness and attack. We meet these warriors as they
come forward-from very different lands, backgrounds, traditions. Will
they be able to overcome their differences and work together to serve
the Horde, especially when challenged by a powerful, unfamiliar race
claiming to be the real rulers of Azeroth? (152 pg, $24.99, on sale Aug. 7)
DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS Statues (WONDER WOMAN, SUPERGIRL)
Sculpted by TIM MILLER -- DC Collectibles is proud to
announce the launch of a brand new line of statues, inspired by the
pin-ups of the 1940s and 1950s. Who better to blast off this newest line
than two of DC's most powerful heroines? Featuring, fashion from the
40's and 50's, DC Collectibles has captured the "can do" attitude of the
era! Supergirl measures approximately 10.6" tall and Wonder Woman
10.1" tall. ($124.99, available through BaT upon special order)
to arrive in MAY
[April highlights shown below May]
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KICK-ASS 3 #1 (of 8) (MR)
(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) John Romita --
Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl's blockbuster return for the LAST EVER story arc
of Mark Millar and John Romita Jr's mega-selling series. Hit-Girl's in
jail, leaving Kick-Ass to lead the superhero team of Justice Forever.
Their first mission: Bust Hit-Girl out of the clink. But superheroes
have now been outlawed, leaving Kick-Ass to dodge both cops AND
criminals. For the first time since donning the costume, Kick-Ass is
beginning to have his doubts. Is he now in too deep to get out? The
phenomenal follow-up to the Kick-Ass 2 movie coming this June. Issue #1
features six different covers by the industry's biggest artists, all
available for order. Each cover will feature a different character, and
when all six covers are linked, a special message will be revealed.
PACIFIC RIM: TALES FROM YEAR ZERO PREMIER HC
(W) Travis Beacham (A) Sean Chen & Various (CA)
Alex Ross -- Don't miss this exciting sci-fi prequel graphic
novel of the highly anticipated motion picture, Warner Bros. &
Legendary's Pacific Rim directed by Guillermo del Toro! Chronicling the
very first time Earth is menaced by incredible monsters known as Kaiju,
these inhuman beasts rise from the ocean depths and threaten to
extinquish all mankind! Witness the race to develop massive robot
fighting machines called Jaegers, each one controlled simultaneously by
two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. This action-packed
tale features many of the key characters from the the film as we follow
them in their early careers. Witten by Pacific Rim screenwriter himself,
Travis Beacham, and with del Toro's hands-on supervision, this volume is
beautifully illustrated by Sean Chen, Yvel Guichet, Chris Batista and
Pericles Junior; inks by Matt Banning, Steve Bird and Mark McKenna; and
fully-painted cover by superstar artist Alex Ross!
DREAM THIEF #1 (of 5)
(W) Jai Nitz (A) Greg Smallwood (CA) Alex Ross --
After stealing an Aboriginal mask from a museum, John Lincoln
realizes that the spirits of the vengeful dead are possessing his body
and mind while he sleeps! His old problems have been replaced by bloody
hands and the disposal of bodies-and now remembering where he spent last
night has never been more important!
KING CONAN: HOUR OF THE DRAGON #1 (of 6)
(W) Timothy Truman (A) Tomás Giorello (CA) José
Villarrubia, Gerald Parel -- King Conan has faced many
threats to his throne in Aquilonia-but none more deadly than a
traitorous alliance backed by the resurrected sorcerer Xaltotun, at
whose command mountains crumble!
AKANEIRO #1 (of 3)
(W) Justin Aclin (A) Vasilis Lolos (CA) TBD --
From the brilliant imagination of video game auteur American
McGee comes a dazzling reenvisioning of Red Riding Hood set in the
wondrous world of Japanese folklore! Justin Aclin and Vasilis Lolos take
Kani a young woman torn between two cultures on an epic adventure
battling devious yokai for the fate of her world!
THE GREEN TEAM #1
(W) Art Baltazar, Franco (A) Ig Guara (CA) Amanda
Conner -- INVENTORS! EXPLORERS! ADVENTURERS! Do you need
money to finance an important project? Then you should set up a meeting
with THE GREEN TEAM!
Nature of world-changing idea:
Does your project have the potential to:
Replace the combustion engine?
Attract extraterrestrial attention?
Prove/disprove existence of deities?
Piss off The Justice League?
Render the human body obsolete?
If any of the above are checked, please fill out liability release form
GT2013-05. Send any 82 drawings, plans, models, or photos with request.
THE MOVEMENT #1
(W) Gail Simone (A) Freddie E. Williams (CA)
Amanda Conner -- We are faceless. We are limitless. We see
all. And we do not forgive.
Who defends the powerless against the GREEDY and the CORRUPT? Who
protects the homeless and poverty-stricken from those who would PREY
upon them in the DARK OF NIGHT?
When those who are sworn to protect us abuse their power, when toxic
government calls down super-human lackeys to force order upon the
populace...finally, there is a force, a citizen's army, to push order
Let those who abuse the system know this as well: We have our OWN super
humans now. They are not afraid of your badges or Leagues. And they will
not be SILENCED.
We are your neighbors. We are your co-workers. And we are your children.
THE WAKE #1 (of 10) (MR)
(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Sean Murphy --
"THERE'S SOMETHING DOWN THERE..."
When Marine Biologist Lee Archer is approached by the Department of
Homeland Security for help with a new threat, she declines, but quickly
realizes they won't take no for an answer. Soon she is plunging to the
depths of the Arctic Circle to a secret, underwater oilrig where they've
discovered something miraculous and terrifying...
Writer Scott Snyder (BATMAN, AMERICAN VAMPIRE) and artist Sean Murphy
(PUNK ROCK JESUS) bring their acclaimed talents to this sci-fi/horror
epic that explores the horrors of the deep, probes the origins of human
history, and leaps far beyond to a frightening future.
TEN GRAND #1
(W) J. Michael Straczynski (A/CA) Ben Templesmith
-- Joe Fitzgerald was a mob enforcer until the day he met
Laura, who convinced him to leave that world behind. Before quitting,
Joe agreed to one last job, little realizing that the man he'd been sent
to kill was deeply involved in demonlogy. He survived Joe's attempt and
came after him, fatally wounding Joe and killing Laura. As he lay
dying, an angelic force (who may or may not be what she appears) pointed
out that where she is going, he can't follow, and where he is going, he
wouldn't want her to follow. But if he will agree to work for them as a
different kind of enforcer, they will bring him to life and keep on
bringing him to life every time he is killed in a righteous cause. The
reward: for those five minutes of death, he will be with Laura
again. Would you endure an eternity of pain and death, dying over and
over, to be with the woman you love for just five minutes each time you
died? Most people might say no. But Joe Fitzgerald isn't most
A bold new era begins with the long-anticipated return of Joe's Comics,
the imprint that brought you MIDNIGHT NATION and RISING STARS. All-new
stories from J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI (Babylon 5, Jeremiah, Thor, Amazing
Spider-Man, Superman: Earth One) return in 2013 with an action packed
line up featuring everything from superhero action to supernatural
thrillers. Watch this space as a new wave of exciting, challenging and
experimental stories begins!
THE DREAM MERCHANT #1 (of 6) (MR)
(W) Nathan Edmondson (A/CA) Konstantin Novosadov
-- "PART ONE." A double-size issue to kick off a new
sci-fi series from Nathan Edmondson and newcomer Konstantin Novosadov. Haunted
by recurring dreams, a boy named Winslow is hunted by mysterious beings
and protected by an old traveler. Soon Winslow will realize that what
is in his dreams is what the rest of the world has been made to
forget--and what strange entities will stop at nothing to erase from his
(W/A/CA) Richard Moore -- Richard Moore
is back, and he's brought...stuff! Macabre is a sexy ode to horror
comics of days gone by. Vampires, werewolves, zombies--they all think
you should buy Macabre...just don't tell your parents! Horror just got
funny again. (orders in March but actually scheduled for June
2 GUNS SECOND SHOT DELUXE EDITION TP (MR)
(W) Steven Grant (A) Mateus Santolouco (CA) Rafael
Albuquerque -- NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM UNIVERSAL! Trench is a deep-cover DEA agent. Steadman is an undercover Naval
Intelligence officer. Both think the other is a simple gun-for-hire, the
perfect accomplice to help steal a bank vault full of mob money for the
good guys. And neither realizes that their caper is
a gigantic double-cross from the mob, who's just tricked both men into
stealing $50 million from the CIA! Now Trench and Steadman race headlong
across the Southwest, guns blazing, desperately outrunning Feds and
mobsters alike while scrambling madly to find some way of clearing both
their names before they're carved on tombstones!
Written by comics legend Steven Grant (Marvel's PUNISHER: CIRCLE OF
BLOOD, AVENGERS, INCREDIBLE HULK) and drawn by rising star Mat
Santolouco (DC's DIAL H, AMERICAN VAMPIRE), 2 GUNS is a lightning-paced,
plot-rich crime thriller perfect for fans of Elmore Leonard, Ocean's 11,
and The Italian Job!
Collecting the classic series for the first time in a full-size edition,
featuring a new cover by Rafael Albuquerque (AMERICAN VAMPIRE) and
exclusive bonus content from writer Steven Grant!
(144 pgs, 7x10, $19.99)
SUICIDE RISK #1
(W) Mike Carey (A) TBD (CA) Tommy Lee Edwards --
Heroes are dying, and cops are dying twofold. Humanity is
underpowered in the face of their onslaught, and people are suffering
untold casualties trying to stem the flow. After barely surviving a
super-powered bank heist gone horribly wrong, beat cop Leo Winters vowed
to try and find a way to stop them. Following a lead, he discovered two
lowlifes who seemed to be able to grant a person powers...for the right
Thing is: you don't get to choose which power. It's seemingly random, a
crap-shoot, a risk.
Will Leo decide to take that risk? And why is it that even the heroes in
this world eventually break...bad?
NEXT TESTAMENT #1 (of 12)
(W) Clive Barker, Mark L. Miller (A) Haemi Jang
(CA) Javi Montes -- The first all-new original comic series created and written
by Clive Barker is here!
Julian Demond, captain of industry, has left behind everything to begin
a walkabout -- he believes he's on a mission from God. While in the
wasteland, he comes across a figure unlike any other, who calls himself
Wick...and claims to be God. Their journey will span the globe, as
neither man merely wants to make a mark on a world, but a scar.
Clive Barker, with internationally acclaimed artist Haemi Jang (HELLRAISER:
THE ROAD BELOW), come together to create the next legendary work in the
canon of one of the great writers of our era. Ask your retailer about
the ultra-limited edition signed Clive Barker variant cover, painted by
the master of horror himself!
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA #1 (MR)
(W) Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning (A) Cezar Razek (CA)
Alex Ross -- MEMORIAL: Part 1! 2013 marks the 35th
anniversary of the original Battlestar Galactica TV series and to
celebrate Dynamite is launching a brand new series, written by cosmic
supremos, Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning (Legion, Nova, Guardians of the
Galaxy)! Set in classic BSG continuity, this series celebrates 35 years
of epic space opera when, following a surprise Cylon attack, Adama and
the crew of the Galactica are forced to deploy Dr Zee's experimental
temporal weapons with unexpected results that leave Apollo and Starbuck
lost in time and space in an alternate reality with no Galactica and no
way of returning home!
(W) David Greenwalt (A) Jose Malaga (CA) Alex Ross
-- Set in the world of the acclaimed NBC series, Grimm,
Homicide Detective Nick Burkhardt of the Portland Police Bureau learns
he is descended from a line of guardians known as Grimms, charged with
keeping balance between humanity and the mythological creatures called "Wesen."
Beginning this issue, Kelly (Nick's mom) begins her quest to destroy the
Coins of Zakynthos.
RED HANDED: THE FINE ART OF STRANGE CRIMES HC
(W/A/CA) Matt Kindt -- Welcome to the
city of Red Wheelbarrow, where the world's greatest detective has yet to
meet the crime he can't solve - every criminal in Red Wheelbarrow is
caught and convicted thanks to Detective Gould's brilliant mind and
cutting-edge spy technology. But lately there has been a rash of crimes
so eccentric and random that even Detective Gould is stumped. Will he
discover the connection between the compulsive chair thief, the novelist
who uses purloined street signs to write her magnum opus, and the
photographer who secretly documents peoples' most anguished personal
moments? Or has Detective Gould finally meet his match?
(272 pgs, 6x9, $26.99) We've read a
preview copy of this book - Read our review of this on our Facebook
ADVENTURE TIME MEMORY game Shmowzow!
It's the world's most popular matching game - Memory® - now with
an Adventure Time twist! Turn over the cards to find matches of
your favorite characters from Lumpy Space Princess, Marceline and The
Lich, to the Ice King. New Item Cards unleash new powers for added game
play. The fun will never end! Game comes complete with 56 Adventure Time
Character Cards (28 matches) and 16 Item Cards (8 matches) with fun
directives. (cost will be approx. $10)
(Actually ships the week of April 24 so let us know if you want a copy
CLUE: THE BIG BANG THEORY COLLECTOR'S EDITION game
Sheldon has been betrayed! Upon discovery of the
inconsiderate and heinous deed, Sheldon sequesters six suspects and
demands justice. Who did it, what they did, and where
it occurred? Game comes complete with 6 custom items involved in the
"act of betrayal": Equation Board, Damaged Comic, Laptop, Sheldon's
Couch, Sheldon's Toothbrush, and Dismantled Shelbot.(cost will be approx. $24)
A few of the highlighted items that came out in APRIL
THANOS RISING #1-5
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Simone Bianchi -- What comes after "Marvel NOW!"? Whatever it is, it starts
The vile face left movie audiences in shock after last summer's
Marvel Studios' "The Avengers" movie, but who is this eerily disturbing
Thanos rises as the unrivaled rogue of wretchedness in this gripping
tale of tragedy, deceit and destiny. Where did this demi-god of death
and destruction come from and...more importantly what does he want?
The answers come from the incredible creative team of Jason Aaron
(Wolverine, X-Men Origins) and Simone Bianchi (Wolverine, Astonishing
X-Men) as they take you on journey that will not only change the course
of one boy's life...
...but will soon change the very nature of the Marvel Universe.
THE LAST OF US: AMERICAN DREAMS #1 (of 4)
(W) Faith Erin Hicks, Neil Druckmann (A) Faith
Erin Hicks (CA) Christina Strain, Julian Totino Tedesco -- The
comics-exclusive prequel to the new game from Naughty Dog!
Creative director Neil Druckmann teams with breakout comics star Faith
Erin Hicks to present the story of thirteen-year-old Ellie's life in a
violent, postpandemic world. A newcomer at a military boarding school,
Ellie is reluctant to toe the line, which earns her new enemies-and her
first glimpse of the world outside.
HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #1
(W) Keith Giffen (A) Pop Mhan (CA) Ed Benes --
First exciting issue of the new, ongoing adventures of
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe!
While the Masters of the Universe mourn the loss of a fallen friend,
Hordak infiltrates Eternia!
Featuring the return of She-Ra! Now known as Despara, the most lethal
weapon in Hordak's army, she returns to Eternia as He-Man's newest
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: CUTTER #1 (of 5)
(W) Geno Salvatore, R. A. Salvatore (A) David
Baldeon (CA) Steve Ellis -- BIRTHRIGHT! Tierflin and
Doum'weille are half-Drow siblings, locked in competition for the
ownership of the bloodthirsty sword Khazid'hea-the Cutter! Their father,
the Drow renegade Tos'un-a veteran of battles against the Kingdom of
Many-Arrows-is forced to choose his heir... but what does the powerful
sword have to say on the subject?
JUPITER'S LEGACY #1 (MR)
(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Frank Quitely --
The comic-book event of 2013 finally arrives as superstar creators MARK
MILLER and FRANK QUIETLY give us the superhero epic that all future
comics will be measured by. The world's greatest heroes have grown old
and their legacy is a poisonous one to the children who will never live
up to their remarkable parents. Unmissable.
POLARITY #1 (of 4)
(W) Max Bemis (A) Jorge Coelho (CA) Frazer Irving
-- From the mind of SAY ANYTHING frontman Max Bemis comes
POLARITY, a manic-depressive spin on the superhero genre. Timothy Woods
is a bipolar artist stuck in the world of hipsters, meaningless sex, and
vain art -- better known as Brooklyn. But after he survives a near fatal
car accident, Timothy discovers that his mental instability is more than
just a disorder, and that his bipolar medication hasn't just been
subduing depression and uncontrollable mania...it's been suppressing his
super powers! Now it's time for Timothy to stand up to his disease
alongside an onslaught of wretched human villainy as he finally finds
his place in the world.
Each issue comes with a free download for a new original song written
and performed by Max Bemis!
UBER #0 (MR)
(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Canaan White --
Kieron Gillen unveils his epic new monthly series, launching with a
special double-sized issue! 1945. Germany is in ruins. The war in the
west can only be days away from ending. Threats of "wunderwaffen" to be
unleashed by the dying Reich have become laughable. There are no miracle
weapons here. It's over. It has to be over. It's not. There's
been stories which have mixed enhanced humans and World War 2 before.
There's never been one like this. See super beings in a whole new light
as Gillen presents an epic new series that not only rewrites history, it
redefines the genre.
ADVENTURE TIME VOL. 1: PLAYING WITH FIRE OGN
(W) Danielle Corsetto (A/CA) Zack Sterling --
AN ALL-NEW ADVENTURE TIME ORGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL! Join Flame
Princess, alongside Finn and Jake, as she leaves the Flame Kingdom and
goes on her very first adventure! Written by acclaimed cartoonist
Danielle Corsetto (GIRLS WITH SLINGSHOTS) and drawn by rising star Zack
Sterling (BRAVEST WARRIORS, ADVENTURE TIME). A pocket black and white
edition appealing to fans of SCOTT PILGRIM and Japanese manga!
REGULAR SHOW #1
(W) K.C. Green (A) Allison Strejlau (CA) Nick
Edwards & Various --
REGULAR SHOW... IT'S ANYTHING BUT! Cartoon Network's powerhouse series
now has its own comic book series! Hot on the heels of the smash hit
adaptation, ADVENTURE TIME, KaBOOM! unveils the next all-ages comic
phenomenon! Join Mordecai the Bluejay and Rigby the Raccoon, a couple of
best bros in their twenties just tryin' to chill for a bit, man. But
when you're livin' in as crazy a world as they are, no day can be
called...regular! Ask your retailer about the pre-order variant by Chris
Houghton (ADVENTURE TIME, REED GUNTHER) and the incentive variant by
Dustin Nguyen (BATMAN, L'IL GOTHAM)!
(picture is of three main covers)
ADVENTURE TIME ENCYCLOPEDIA HC
(W) Martin Olson -- Compiled by the
Lord of Evil himself, The Adventure Time Encylopaedia is the
first official guide to the show's beloved characters and world.
Matching the playful, subversive tone of the series, the
Encyclopaedia includes everything anyone will ever need to know
about the Land of Ooo and its inhabitants - secret lore and spells, fun
places you should visit, what to eat and not to eat, plus "marginalia"
and doodles by Finn, Jake, and Marceline. Fans of all ages will love
this side-splittingly funny, complex, and intricate love letter to the
(7x10, 160 pgs, $19.95)
BaT COMICS & GAMES SUPPORTS SLAVE LABOR GRAPHICS -
a Small-Press Publisher with
a wide variety of independent books.
Home of "Johnny, The Homicidal Maniac", "Little Scrowlie", "GloomCookie", "Chumble
Spuzz", "Nightmares and Fairy Tales" and more.
Won & Phil: The Collected Adventures of the Original Hip-Hop Heroes
Writing / Art by Adrian "Age" Scott
RAISIN' HECK! Won and Phil, The Hip-Hop Heroes, 100
page collection!! For the last 20 years, the underground legends,
Won & Phil have been saving Hip-Hop in comic book form! From
fighting off 2Pac clones to being thrown into the BEEF between MAD
BOY and DEAD ROW records! Watch them eat rappers alive with MFDOOM
and practice the 37 chambers with WUTANG! W&P is the first and
longest running Hip-Hop comic book EVER to embrace the Hip-Hop
culture and now SLG Works is bringing it to the world! There is
nothing like this in comic books...If you love Hip-Hop, you will
love Won and Phil, The Hip-Hop Heroes!!! Created by Age Scott,
Raptoonist with Mike Hampton of Hot Zombie Chicks R.I.P O.D.B!!!
-- all text & images provided by
Slave Labor Graphics Publishing --
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business since 1993 and are the largest comics
and game store in the area with over 2,500 sq. ft. In addition to comics,
we carry collectible
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Wars, Clix games, D&D, etc.);
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to Apples, etc.). Enjoy tournaments, leagues and open play in our
dedicated game space. We also offer a wide range of
merchandise from posters to t-shirts, toys and statues to dice, and so much more.
We also carry manga (Japanese) comics and the largest selection of independent / small press
comics in the north state.