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Avatar Press solicitations for product shipping June, 2002

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Steven Grant’s MY FLESH IS COOL Preview

Retail Price: $1.99 US

Cover: Jacen Burrows

Writer: Steven Grant

Artist: Sebastian Fiumara

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 16 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: This summer, Steven Grant, the man who showed Marvel how to do the Punisher, unleashes a new breed of killer. Who is Evan Knox? Anyone he wants to be. How do you catch a killer who can jump into any body he wants, do anything he desires, and escape without a trace? The only evidence of his presence is the poor confused owner of the body holding the literal smoking gun wondering what just happened. As for Evan, he’s just chillin’ in safety, the only indication of his departure is that the mindjump makes his body tempiture drop. This specially priced preview book gives you a chunk of finished pages along with tons of behind-the-scenes work by Steven Grant and his stunning new artistic discovery Sebastian Fiumara.

Warren Ellis’ BAD WORLD TPB

Retail Price: $10.95 US

Cover: Jacen Burrows

Writer: Warren Ellis

Artist: Jacen Burrows

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 80 pages, square bound graphic novel

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Warren Ellis and Jacen Burrows, the creative team of the critically acclaimed Dark Blue, bring to life this sick decent into the foulest reaches of the world we live in. A world of beauty in the eyes of many, but to bleeding-edge writer Warren Ellis, a world filled with evil, sin, decay and filth. A Bad World indeed. Told in a unique format of text and illustrations, Ellis explores the far edges of humanity, the people who are hanging to reality by the thinnest of threads, and those that are simply off their rockers. This collection of all three issues also features a gallery of the stunning artwork of Jacen Burrows and a new introduction by Warren Ellis.

Warren Ellis’ BAD WORLD Hardcover

Retail Price: $29.95 US

Cover: Jacen Burrows

Writer: Warren Ellis

Artist: Jacen Burrows

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 80 pages, square bound graphic novel

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: This special hardcover features an all new “Armed Jesus” cover by Jacen Burrows and is limited to just 350 copies. (Diamond Caut 2.)

SHI: Poisoned Paradise #1 – Tucci

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: William Tucci

Writer: William Tucci

Artist: Karl Waller

Readership: all ages

Format: FC, 32 pages, 1 of 2

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Billy Tucci’s Shi comes to Avatar with this full color series! Poisoned Paradise is the first of Billy Tucci’s all-new stories of Shi through the ages and is set in the Feudal times of warlords, samurai and wandering Ronin. After a vicious sword battle, an injured Shi is taken in by a small village to recover. But there will be little time for rest as Shi must defend these innocents against an incoming samurai army! The time period is brought back to life with the luscious artwork of Karl Waller and vibrant colors by Nimbus. Death has a new face this summer and Shi’s back in full force, don’t miss out!

SHI: Poisoned Paradise #1 – Martin

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Matt Martin

Writer: William Tucci

Artist: Karl Waller

Readership: all ages

Format: FC, 32 pages, 1 of 2

SHI: Poisoned Paradise #1 – Waller

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Karl Waller

Writer: William Tucci

Artist: Karl Waller

Readership: all ages

Format: FC, 32 pages, 1 of 2

SHI: Poisoned Paradise #1 – Wraparound (Previews Exclusive)

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Karl Waller

Writer: William Tucci

Artist: Karl Waller

Readership: all ages

Format: FC, 32 pages, 1 of 2

DEMONSLAYER: Path of Time #1

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Marat Mychaels

Writer/artist: Marat Mychaels

Readership: all ages

Format: FC, 32 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: After the horrific revelations of the future Prophecy, Jaclyn and Michael try to get back to their relaxing roots of archeology. But they don’t expect to come across ruins that show the true history of the Demonslayer and the fact that there has always been one! So who was the Demonslayer before Jaclyn? This special book traces the demon fighters through the path of time. Get the first look at Demonslayers from all the ages, as much more is revealed about the legacy than ever before! Featuring special variant covers that show some of the different Demonslayers throughout time and a special guest artist cover by Matt Martin!

DEMONSLAYER: Path of Time #1- Medieval

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Marat Mychaels

Writer/artist: Marat Mychaels

Readership: all ages

Format: FC, 32 pages

DEMONSLAYER: Path of Time #1 – Ninja

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Marat Mychaels

Writer/artist: Marat Mychaels

Readership: all ages

Format: FC, 32 pages

DEMONSLAYER: Path of Time #1 – Western

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Marat Mychaels

Writer/artist: Marat Mychaels

Readership: all ages

Format: FC, 32 pages

DEMONSLAYER: Path of Time #1- Martin

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Matt Martin

Writer/artist: Marat Mychaels

Readership: all ages

Format: FC, 32 pages

Tim Vigil’s WEBWITCH Preview Serenity Edition

Retail Price: $5.95 US

Cover: Matt Martin

Writer/Artist: Tim Vigil

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 16 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Matt Martin provides this sultry new cover! Tim Vigil is ready to unleash an all-new masterpiece, 5 years in the making! His three issue Webwitch series is completely self-contained and totally accessible to the new reader. All three issues are already completely drawn and this special preview book gives you a behind-the-scenes look at how this brilliant work came together. With background and inking assists from Adam (Witchblade) McDaniel and Jeff (Faust) Austin, the final pages are simply some of the finest of Tim Vigil’s illustrious career! This special edition is limited to just 1500 copies.

Tim Vigil’s WEBWITCH Preview Prism Foil Retail Price: $12.95 US

Cover: Tim Vigil

Writer/Artist: Tim Vigil

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 16 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Don’t miss this latest addition to our line of stunning Prism foils. This Prism Foil is limited to just 500 copies. All copies ship bagged and boarded with a certificate of authenticity.

Alan Moore’s GLORY #2 Hall Painted cover

Retail Price: $5.95 US

Cover: Carrie Hall

Writer: Alan Moore

Artist: Marat Mychaels

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: full color, 32 pages, 2 of 4

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Carrie Hall unleashes another of her stunning paintings of Glory! Alan Moore’s most eagerly anticipated series continues as Glory strides between the two worlds she lives in , our mortal Earth and her mother’s godly Thune, and she tries to come to grasp with her new found mortal love. But something is very wrong with Thune and the Gods themselves tremble as Glory’s world literally falls apart! This special edition is limited to just 1500 copies.

10th Muse / Demonslayer #1/2 Bikini Edition

Retail Price: $5.95 US

Cover: Marat Mychaels

Writer: Robert Lugibihl

Artist: Marat Mychaels

Readership: All Ages

Format: full color, 16 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Marat serves up this spicy new Bikini cover! Jaclyn Hayes and Emma Sonnet…the Demonslayer and the 10th Muse. Two women whose destinies have been forced upon them and whose fates become intertwined when a mysterious assailant renders Jaclyn unconscious and sends her demonic lover Michael on a mission to destroy the 10th Muse. If Emma loses this battle she will surely die, but if she kills Michael she will face the unbridled fury of the Demonslayer! This special edition is limited to just 1500 copies.

DEMONSLAYER: PROPHECY #1 Royal Blue

Retail Price: $75.00 US

Cover: Marat Mychaels

Writer/Artist: Marat Mychaels

Readership: All Ages

Format: Full color, 32 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Jaclyn has finally accepted her role in the war between humanity and the demons. Her relationship with Michael is stronger than ever and life finally appears to be going well for the young Demonslayer. However, her importance in the large scale of the war may be completely hidden to her and the extent of her powers unrevealed. A mysterious new player in the game, Ebon, storms into her life, bringing with him carnage and an ominous Prophecy of the future. This ultra-limited Royal Blue Edition is limited to just 100 copies and every copy ships in a special protective case with a certificate of authenticity.

Avatar Press solicitations for product shipping June, 2002
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