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“Black Hammer,” “Plants Vs. Zombies” Debut in Dark Horse Comics’ June 2015 Solicitations

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Dark Horse has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for products shipping June 2015. When you’re through checking out these solicitations, be sure to visit CBR’s Indie Comics Forum and discuss these Dark Horse releases with fellow readers.

Dark Horse Solicitations – Last Six Months


The Eisner Award-winning series returns!

Age of Reptiles: Ancient Egyptians #1 (of 4)

Ricardo Delgado (W/A/Cover) and Ryan Hill (C)

On sale June 3

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Ricardo Delgado’s gorgeous and brutal Age of Reptiles series returns, marking a bold new direction in wordless storytelling! The steaming swamps of Cretaceous Africa teem with prehistoric life and primordial danger in a tale filled with villains, victims, and one of the most dangerous and unpredictable protagonists ever created: the lonely antihero Spinosaurus aegyptiacus!

• Great for all ages!

“Without a single word, this book is easily one of the most intriguing pieces I’ve seen this year.”-Comic Book Resources



Angel & Faith Season 10 #15

Kel McDonald (W), Cliff Richards (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Scott Fischer (Cover), and Mike Norton and Mark Englert (Variant cover)

On sale June 3

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

Taking a break from the stress of reality in London, Angel and Fred hop on a ferry to Angel’s homeland! Though both were hoping for a leisurely holiday, something is rotten in the Emerald Isle. Angel can’t resist helping the helpless-but will that be the best thing for Fred . . . and Illyria?

• Guest writer Kel McDonald (Misfits of Avalon)!

• Fan-favorite character Fred Burkle is alive-and wreaking havoc in Angel & Faith!


Angel & Faith Season 9 Library Edition Volume 2 HC

Christos Gage (W), Victor Gischler (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A), David Lapham (A), Paul Lee (A), Lee Garbett (A), Cliff Richards (A), Derek Fridolfs (I), Andy Owens (I), Dan Jackson (C), Cris Peter (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)

On sale Aug 12

FC, 280 pages

$29.99

HC, 8″ x 12 1/4″

Willow arrives in London looking for help from Angel so she can get to the fearsome hell dimension Quor’toth and restore magic to earth! And Spike identifies some hard truths when a pack of demons and a succubus rip him from a melancholic reverie and take him on an unexpected adventure. Collects Angel & Faith Volume 3 and Spike: A Dark Place.

• Expanded sketchbook and deluxe oversized format.

“Joss Whedon fans, you need this comic.”-Comic Book Resources



FULL-METAL (VARSITY) JACKET!

Archie vs. Predator #3 (of 4)

Alex de Campi (W), Fernando Ruiz (P), Rich Koslowski (I), Jason Millet (C), Gisele Lagace (Cover), Paul Pope (Variant cover), and Kelley Jones (Variant cover)

On sale June 17

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

The Predator has tallied his first kills from the ranks of the Riverdale gang! Can they turn the tables without Riverdale becoming a smoking ruin-and without getting detention?

• Art by Archie vets Fernando Ruiz and Rich Koslowski!

• Variant covers by Paul Pope and Kelley Jones!


Includes a special tribute from Darren Aronofsky!

The Art of Satoshi Kon HC

Satoshi Kon (A/Cover)

On sale Aug 5

b&w, 136 pages

$29.99

HC, 8 1/4″ x 11 1/2″

Director Satoshi Kon blazed a brilliant animation career before his tragic death in 2010 at age forty-six. Now Dark Horse is privileged to remember him and his works through The Art of Satoshi Kon, a beautiful book of Kon’s illustrations for his movies Perfect Blue, Tokyo Godfathers, Millennium Actress, and Paprika, and his television series Paranoia Agent, plus his unfinished The Dreaming Machine, his manga, his commercial art, and several little-known and incomplete projects!

• Kon trained under Akira’s Katsuhiro Otomo.

• Remembering a master of anime filmmaking.


Baltimore: The Cult of the Red King #2 (of 5)

Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Peter Bergting (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Ben Stenbeck (Cover)

On sale June 3

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Lord Baltimore’s search for the Red King continues, but an ancient evil that threatens the world has its grip on Baltimore’s closest friends. Will they be able to survive its wrath?

“If you’re intrigued about horror in the early twentieth century, this promises to deliver on that premise.”-Bloody Disgusting



HEROES NEVER DIE-THEY JUST GET RETCONNED!

Black Hammer #1

Jeff Lemire (W/Variant cover), Dean Ormston (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale June 10

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

Once they were heroes, but the age of heroes has long since passed. Banished from existence by a multiversal crisis, the old champions of Spiral City-Abraham Slam, Golden Gail, Colonel Weird, Madame Dragonfly, and Barbalien-now lead simple lives in a timeless farming town. Even as they try to find their way home, trouble has a unique way of finding heroes wherever they are!

• From the prodigious brain of Jeff Lemire (Animal MAgan, Sweet Tooth)!

• Amazingly realized by Dean Ormston (Lucifer, 2000 AD) and Dave Stewart (Hellboy)!

• Extra-long first issue-26 story pages!

New from Jeff Lemire!

“With Lemire, readers know they’re always going to get a tight story with spot-on dialogue.”-USA Today


The price of freedom is paid in blood

Bowery Boys: Our Fathers HC

Cory Levine (W), Ian Bertram (A/Cover), and Brent McKee (A)

On sale Aug 5

FC, 208 pages

$19.99

HC, 6 5/8″ x 10 1/4″

When his father is framed for murder, immigrant Nikolaus McGovern rallies a motley crew of street youths in a rip-roaring coming-of-age adventure based on the period history of antebellum New York City! Against a backdrop of rampant political corruption, vicious street gangs, nascent labor reform, and ardent xenophobia, can Niko and his friends triumph in a life-or-death battle against their oppressors-or will they succumb to the engines of socioeconomic progress?

• An original graphic novel collecting the acclaimed web series!


B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #132

Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Peter Snejbjerg (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Laurence Campbell (Cover)

On sale June 17

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

Johann returns to the grave of an agent who died under his watch, only to discover the death was worse than he knew.

“B.P.R.D. is one of the most incredibly consistent and high quality books being published.”-All-Comic



Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #16

Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)

On sale June 17

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

After discovering that the powerful demon Archaeus has deep connections to both Spike and Angel, Buffy invites her former beau for a visit. Things are awkward, and everyone is behaving just a little juvenile-but in order to beat the threat Archaeus brings, the team is going to have to overcome the past.

• Angel and Buffy crossover event!


The final issue!

Captain Midnight #24

Joshua Williamson (W), Miguel Sepulveda (A), Javier Mena (C), and Michael Broussard (Cover)

On sale June 24

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

Facing the greatest threat in the world-the unstoppable madman known as the Archon-Captain Midnight and his allies need an ace in the hole to help pull out a victory! Thankfully, Cap has a plan . . . but will it be enough to stop the Archon when everything else has failed?

• The epic conclusion to the X/Captain Midnight crossover event “Marked for Death”!


Conan the Avenger #15

Fred Van Lente (W), Guiu Vilanova (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Eric Powell (Cover)

On sale June 24

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

Conan and Natala must fight for their lives in the cursed city of eternal dreamers, Xuthal! When they are separated, Conan faces an army of zealots while Natala must defend herself from torturers and beasts! Can they escape the city alive?

• The thrilling conclusion to this action-packed arc!

• Adapted from the original story “Xuthal of the Dusk”


Conan Volume 17: Shadows over Kush TP

Fred Van Lente (W), Brian Ching (A), Eduardo Francisco (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Daryl Mandryk (Cover)

On sale Aug 5

FC, 152 pages

$19.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

Conan drinks himself into a stupor while in the city of Shumballa-until an act of thievery propels him into a witch hunt of adventure, demons, and rebellion! Fred Van Lente writes the world’s most famous barbarian in this collection of issues #1-#6 of Dark Horse Comics’ Conan the Avenger.

“Van Lente thrives on character-based comedy and hearing the voices of these characters is an enjoyable experience.”-Comic Book Resources


Eisner, Harvey, and Stumptown award-winner!

Dark Horse Presents #11

John Arcudi (W), Donny Cates (W), Eliot Rahal (W), Fabian Rangel Jr. (W), Rich Woodall (W), Dennis Calero (W/A), Ken Pisani (W), Mark Nelson (A/Cover), Stephen Green (A), Pablo Clark (A), Craig Rousseau (A), and Arturo Lauria (A)

On sale June 17

FC, 48 pages

$4.99

Ongoing

In a dream-oriented story that follows up on the correspondence Hellboy sent Abe Sapien in “The Chained Coffin,” Abe responds to some of Hellboy’s advice in a story by John Arcudi and Mark Nelson. Meet Donny Cates and Eliot Rahal’s The Paybacks-the repo men superheroes really don’t want to meet-in a prologue to their upcoming series! Witchcraft comes to mob land in Fabian Rangel Jr. and Pablo Clark’s Black Past! Survive an exotic sci-fi jungle full of dangers in Rich Woodall and Craig Rousseau’s Kyrra: Alien Jungle Girl!

Plus, new chapters of Ken Pisani’s Colonus and Dennis Calero’s The Suit!

“Dark Horse’s prestigious anthology series . . . showcases emerging talent alongside some of the greatest writers, artists and cartoonists comics has to offer, as well as promising new and underground talents.”-ComicsAlliance 


EPIC PULP FANTASY!

Edgar Rice Burroughs’ At the Earth’s Core HC & Ltd. HC

Bobby Nash (W) and Jamie Chase (A/Cover)

On sale Aug 19

FC, 104 pages

$14.99

HC, 7″ x 10″

On sale Aug 19

FC, 104 pages

$49.99

Ltd. HC, 7″ x 10″

Burroughs’ 1914 pulp-fantasy epic comes to life in a heart-pounding adventure! An heir and an inventor take their “Iron Mole” five hundred miles below the earth’s crust to the world of Pellucidar, crossing paths with the evil Mahars, the ape-like Sagoths, and all manner of prehistoric creatures . . . as well as the lovely Dian the Beautiful!

• A work that helped inspire H. P. Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness!

• The limited edition hardcover with silver embossing is perfect for the family bookshelf.


EI8HT #5 (of 5)

Rafael Albuquerque (W/A/Cover) and Mike Johnson (W)

On sale June 17

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Miniseries

The fate of the Meld is at stake. It’s time to stop running.

• Stunning sci-fi epic by Rafael Albuquerque (American Vampire, Batman: Black and White)!

“Snappy dialogue, eye-catching scenery and a mystery as deep as twenty-two pages can accommodate.”-Comic Book Resources


SUPERVILLAIN MAGNET!

Empowered Volume 9 TP

Adam Warren (W/A)

On sale Aug 19

b&w, 208 pages

$17.99

TP, 6 1/2″ x 9″

Already under suspicion and suspended from her superteam, costumed crime fighter Empowered finds herself the bewildered target of every major supervillain in the cape-and-tights field for her supposed access to alien technology. Underestimated as she is, can our long-suffering but plucky heroine outwit her tormentors-and escape the sinister Fleshmaster’s revenge?

• Over 100,000 copies of Empowered volumes in print!

“The short and skinny is that this is a book that is silly and fun on the surface, but has a lot more working for it underneath.”-Florida Geek Scene



Chuck Palahniuk writes the sequel to Fight Club!

Fight Club 2 #2

Chuck Palahniuk (W), Cameron Stewart (A), Dave Stewart (C), David Mack (Cover), and Francesco Francavilla (Variant cover)

On sale June 24

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

For the past decade Tyler Durden’s been sneaking out of Sebastian’s subconscious. Sebastian has a nice wife and a nice kid. He has a nice home in the suburbs. Nice-enough neighbors. Now all that’s going up like so much potassium permanganate.

• Rize or Die!

• One of IGN and io9’s Most Anticipated Comics of 2015!

• Variant cover by Francesco Francavilla!


Frankenstein Underground #4 (of 5)

Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Ben Stenbeck (A), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale June 24

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Miniseries

Deep underground, Frankenstein’s monster is taken captive by the Heliopic Brotherhood of Ra. But while their master shares his story, the monster discovers the true history of the lost city and the powers that inhabit it.

“The iconic Frankenstein creature as imagined by the master of modern horror comics.”-IGN


Game of Thrones

Martell Pint Glass

On sale May 27

$9.99

The next in our line of sigil-themed pint glasses: House Martell.

16 oz. three-color glass is imprinted with the House Martell emblem, perfect for any beverage.


Brienne of Tarth Figure

On sale Sept 16

$24.99

Brienne is a warrior of House Tarth, vassals to House Baratheon. Unusually tall and muscular, she is a skilled fighter. Upon winning a tournament among King Renly’s men, she is made Kingsguard. Brienne becomes the sworn sword of Catelyn Stark, and is tasked with escorting the captured Jaime Lannister back to King’s Landing. She is given a new suit of armor and a Valyrian steel sword reforged from Eddard Stark’s great sword, Ice. This armor is reproduced on our 8″ tall figure, with all the impeccable details accounted for.


The Hound Figure

On sale Sept 16

$24.99

Sandor Clegane is known as the Hound because of his savage nature and unquestioning obedience to his masters. Although he hones his fierce demeanor while serving as the bodyguard of Joffrey Baratheon, he is not completely without compassion. After his desertion of the Kingsguard, he becomes a traveling companion and protector of Arya Stark.

The Hound’s formidable proportions are reflected in this 8.5″ figure. He is shown wearing his signature helmet, which is hinged so that it opens and closes.


The Goon Statue

On sale July 15

8″ tall limited edition statue

$150.00

In 2012, Blur Studios, Dark Horse Entertainment, and Eric Powell successfully funded a Kickstarter campaign for a feature-film-length story reel based on Powell’s beloved characters from The Goon. A limited-edition faux-bronze statue was created as an incentive, which was sculpted by Sean McNally. Now we are offering a full-color version for Powell’s growing legion of fans.


Grindhouse: Drive In, Bleed Out #6

Alex de Campi (W), Mulele Jarvis (A), and Afua Richardson (Cover)

On sale June 24

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Grindhouse is back in blaxploitation! On orders from the Bureau of Organized Terrorism Intervention (B.O.O.T.I.), superfly superspy Lady Danger came to make trouble in a CIA-backed Chinese general turned drug lord’s neighborhood. Now it’s his turn to make trouble in hers-with lots of guns and ninjas! And bimbos, also!

• Alex de Campi (Smoke/Ashes, Lady Zorro) kicks terrorist ass!

• Lady Danger’s high-voltage conclusion!


Groo: Friends and Foes #6Mark Evanier (W), Sergio Aragones (A/Cover), Tom Luth (C), and Stan Sakai (L)

On sale June 17

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

You’d think the smartest man in the world would be wise enough to not have Groo as a friend! The Sage has developed another scheme to amass wealth without working hard . . . but how clever can a scheme be that relies in any way on our hero? From the award-winning team of Sergio Aragones and Mark Evanier.

“Charming, lucid and fun, Groo: Friends and Foes also swims in gorgeous colors from Tom Luth and includes lettering from the legendary Stan Sakai.” -Paste Magazine


Halo: Escalation #19

Duffy Boudreau (W), Ian Richardson (P), Denis Freitas (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Jean-Sebastien Rossbach (Cover)

On sale June 24

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

An unexpected ally joins a team of Spartans for a dangerous operation-a secret mission into a hidden Forerunner world where the mysterious site known as the Absolute Record awaits! The thrilling sequel to Halo® 4’s Spartan Ops continues from Duffy Boudreau (BlackAcre) and Ian Richardson (Noble Causes).

• An essential addition to the Halo canon!

• The Halo franchise has sales eclipsing $4 billion over its lifetime!

• The start of a new arc and a great jumping-on point for new readers!


Halo Ship Replicas

Halo UNSC Pelican Dropship 6″ Replica

On sale July 22

$39.99

One of the UNSC’s most prominent troop and material transports will soon be available as an authentic, fully painted 6″ miniature replica. Display stand is included.


Halo UNSC Infinity 9″ Replica

On sale July 22

$49.99

Without equal throughout all of the UNSC’s naval forces, Infinity is the largest and most powerful vessel ever employed by humanity. The UNSC Infinity will soon be available as an authentic, fully painted 9″ miniature replica. Display stand is included.


An original Southern Gothic fairy tale from Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook!

Harrow County #2

Cullen Bunn (W) and Tyler Crook (A/Cover)

On sale June 10

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

As Emmy learns the secrets of her world from the strange and terrifying Tattered Skin, her father’s unusual behavior becomes ever more frightening, and the townsfolk begin to assemble with a deadly intent!

• Featuring two backup stories exclusive to the single issues!

• The chilling ongoing series from Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook (The Sixth Gun) continues!


Hellboy’s first mission!

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1952 TP

Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), Alex Maleev (A), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale Aug 12

FC, 144 pages

$19.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

A bizarre series of murders and rumors of something worse lead Professor Bruttenholm to send a young Hellboy to a Brazilian village on his first mission. Hellboy and a small group of agents uncover something terrible in the shadows of a sixteenth-century Portuguese fortress . . . Collects the five-issue miniseries.

• Alex Maleev returns to Dark Horse!

“A magnificent introduction into the universe Hellboy occupies.”-Comic Book Resources

“With a solid cast, worthy text and the fact that I’m absorbed by the world of the B.P.R.D. as it existed in 1952 it’s no wonder that this comes highly recommended.” -Unleash the Fanboy


Itty Bitty Comics: Grimmiss Island #4 (of 4)

Art Baltazar (W/A/Cover) and Franco (W)

On sale June 10

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Miniseries

The Pajamazons attack the island, and Grimmiss comes once again to save humanity! Plus, Armando sells his action movie starring . . . the Cactus! But what’s the Volcano Goddess have to say about all of this?

• For fans of Itty Bitty Hellboy and Tiny Titans!

• From the multiple-Eisner-winning team of Art Baltazar and Franco!


The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service Omnibus Edition Book One TP

Eiji Otsuka (W), Housui Yamazaki (A), and Bunpei Yorifuji (Cover)

On sale Aug 19

b&w, 640 pages

$19.99

TP, 5 1/8″ x 7 1/4″ 

Five spiritualist students at a Buddhist college in Japan realize the job market is tough these days . . . among the living, that is! But the dead need jobs done too, so the five form the Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service, carrying out the last wishes of their cadaverous clients, so their souls can move on. But the Kurosagi gang are magnets for weirdness-not just corpses-and every case gets them involved in disturbing personal obsessions, bizarre modern Tokyo fads, and strange rituals of old Japan! Collects The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service Volumes 1-3.

• The highly acclaimed horror-comedy at a bargain price!

“Dark Horse prove themselves a top-tier publisher with production values.”-Anime News Network

“Nobody does horror-comedy better than Otsuka and Yamazaki.”-Booklist


They transformed her into a monster killer, but she was already something else!

Midnight Society: The Black Lake #1 (of 4)

Drew Edward Johnson (W/A/Cover) and Lizzy John (C)

On sale June 17

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Forty years ago, England’s greatest adventurers cast aside their friendship, making a choice that would come to haunt humanity. Now, secret agent Matilda Finn will face the consequences of that choice as she aids in a frantic rescue operation at Scotland’s Loch Ness, where something terrible is waiting to draw her into the fight of her life!

• Drew Johnson (Wonder Woman) brings his first creator-owned series to Dark Horse!

Praise for Drew Edward Johnson:

“Drew Johnson has drawn a beautifully elucidated world . . . The word ‘impeccable’ comes to mind.”-Walter Simonson

“Drew’s work always takes me by surprise-not because it isn’t always striking and beautiful, darker and more intensely fluid (how else to describe it?), but because it gets better and better as you get further into the tale.” -Dan Brereton


All-ages, havoc-wreaking hilarity!

The Mighty Skullboy Army Volume 1 Second Edition TP

Jacob Chabot (W/A/Cover)

On sale Aug 5

b&w, 104 pages

$14.99

TP, 6″ x 9″

This remastered edition of The Mighty Skullboy Army Volume 1 sports a new cover, includes revised story pages, and is reformatted to match Volume 2! Celebrated all-ages comics creator Jacob Chabot (SpongeBob Comics, X-Babies, Hello Kitty) gets the first thrilling volume of Skullboy’s adventures back in print! A Best Publication for Teens 2008 Eisner Award nominee!

“This is just silly fun cartooning, suitable for all ages with some great timing, smashing gags, and an extremely clean black and white line work which I just love to bits.”-Comic Book Resources


THE FINAL ARC!

MIND MGMT #34

Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover)

On sale June 17

FC, 24 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Meru and the team infiltrate the new Mind Management HQ, only to be drawn into a psychic battlefield combining the talents of multiple enemy agents! Plus, the origin of the Eraser’s right-hand man!

“MIND MGMT is smart, deeply detailed and captivating on so many levels.”-Geeked Out Nation


SHANGHAI CYBERPUNK!

Mulan: Revelations #1 (of 4)

Marc Andreyko (W) and Micah Kaneshiro (A/Cover)

On sale June 24FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Though the future boasts endless technological wonders, only a very few can afford access to them. As a new virus rages through the rich and poor, threatening all of humanity, a warrior is awakened to stop the evil puppeteers behind it all! Centuries after her ancestor and namesake fought for China, a new Mulan has been chosen by the ancient Chinese immortals in a final battle for the world!

• From visionary writer Marc Andreyko (Batwoman, Manhunter)!

• Stunning artwork by Micah Kaneshiro (Blackout, Broken Pieces).

• Thrilling genre blend of Chinese martial arts and futuristic cyberpunk!


Nanjing: The Burning City HC

Ethan Young (W/A/Cover)

On sale Aug 19

b&w, 224 pages

$24.99

HC, 6″ x 9″

After the bombs fall, the Imperial Japanese Army seized the Chinese capital of Nanjing. Now screams echo off the rubble as two abandoned Chinese soldiers-trapped and desperately outnumbered inside the walled city-try to escape. What they’ll encounter will haunt them. But in the face of horror, they’ll learn that resistance and bravery cannot be destroyed.

• Ethan Young won a 2007 Independent Publisher Book Award for Best Graphic Novel for Tails.

• For fans of Maus, Persepolis, and Boxers & Saints.


Neverboy #4 (of 6)

Shaun Simon (W), Tyler Jenkins (A), Kelly Fitzpatrick (C), and Conor Nolan (Cover)

On sale June 3

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Julian Drag has his first art show in years, thanks to some inspiration he found at the elusive Odyssey Diner. The show opens to rave reviews, but like any addict, Julian needs more, which leads to dire consequences. Down and out since his wife left him, Neverboy runs across someone from his past that will force him to see things as they really are, not how he wishes them to be.

• Killjoys cocreator Shaun Simon’s new fantasy adventure!


The Order of the Forge #3 (of 3)

Victor Gischler (W), Tazio Bettin (A), and Juan Ferreyra (Cover)

On sale June 24

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Our heroes finally discover an ancient and secret weapon on a long-forgotten Viking ship, but the wicked Lord Hammond is closing in, intent on seizing this deadly prize! Now Washington must engage in battle on two fronts-with Hammond and an undead Viking horde!

• A dark fantasy/historical fiction genre smash-up!

• Perfect for fans of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter!


PastAways #4Matt Kindt (W), Scott Kolins (A/Cover), and Bill Crabtree (C)

On sale June 17

FC, 40 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

The team battles a bizarre creature through a tear in space-time, but the mind behind the monster holds a secret that could change the PastAways’ future! As they face a new kind of time paradox, the crew are also forced to contend with an internal plot against one of their own!

• The next opus from Matt Kindt (MIND MGMT)!

• The new arc kicks off with a bang!

• Every issue contains bonus 2015 travelogues!


Based on the hit video game franchise!

Plants vs. Zombies: Bully For You #1 (of 3)

Paul Tobin (W), Ron Chan (A/Cover), Dustin Nguyen (A), and Matthew J. Rainwater (C)

On sale June 17

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Miniseries

Dr. Zomboss’s crime-filled college years are revealed! Nate, Patrice, and Crazy Dave investigate a strange college campus to keep the streets safe from zombies. Paul Tobin and Ron Chan join forces with the mysterious Anti-Bully Squad to deliver a hilarious romp to your school! Featuring two bonus stories illustrated by Dustin Nguyen (Batman: Li’l Gotham, Descender)!

• Bonus stories by all-star guest artist Dustin Nguyen!

• The hit video game franchise continues its comic book invasion!


Rat God #5 (of 5)

Richard Corben (W/A/Cover) and Beth Corben Reed (C)

On sale June 3

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Eisner Award Hall of Fame inductee Richard Corben concludes his chilling tale inspired by the works of H. P. Lovecraft! City slicker Clark Elwood finds more than he anticipated in the spooky town of Lame Dog, ruled by an ancient power that draws its strength from occult savagery.


Join the fight for freedom!

Rebels #3

Brian Wood (W), Andrea Mutti (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and Tula Lotay (Cover)

On sale June 10

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Following the events on Lake Champlain, Seth’s long walk home is juxtaposed with a similar trial from his youth, when an unforeseen accident pitted a young Seth against both the harsh elements and his father’s harsher expectations.  

• From best-selling writer Brian Wood (The Massive, DMZ, Northlanders).


Resident Alien: The Sam Hain Mystery #2 (of 3)

Peter Hogan (W) and Steve Parkhouse (A/Cover)

On sale June 24

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Stranded on Earth and hiding in the small town of Patience, Washington, the alien known as Dr. Harry Vanderspeigel attempts to solve another murder mystery. When he finds an old briefcase containing an odd confession, a violent manuscript, and a crime novel signed with a mysterious inscription, Harry sets out to uncover the truth once again!

• From the writer of Tom Strong and the artist of the classic Bojeffries Saga!

“A pitch-perfect narrative from two of my favourite creators.”-Alan Moore


Shaper #4 (of 5)

Eric Heisserer (W), Ace Continuado (P), Adelso Corona (I), Wes Dzioba (C), and Felipe Massafera (Cover)

On sale June 17

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Captured by Tor Ajax, Spry and his mother will have to draw upon every ounce of their ancestral powers to escape their prison. Meanwhile, the Caliph has finally located the Shaper home world and plans to destroy it-and the prophecy of his death-once and for all!

• Screenwriter Eric Heisserer brings his cinematic vision to comics!


The Strain: The Night Eternal #10

David Lapham (W), Mike Huddleston (A), Dan Jackson (C), and E. M. Gist (Cover)

On sale June 17

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

It’s the beginning of the end . . .

The Master, who’s created a new nuclear family with a vampiric Kelly Goodweather and her son Zack, gives the boy his final temptation-will he choose the Master or will he choose his father, Ephraim?

“10 out of 10! Written incredibly well and the dialogue is real and natural. Huddleston’s art gets even better.”-Comic Vine

“From both a writing and artistic standpoint, the creative team deliver with aplomb.”-Big Comic Page


Sundowners Volume 2 TP

Tim Seeley (W), Jim Terry (A), Sean Dove (C), and Juan Ferreyra (Cover)

On sale Aug 26

FC, 168 pages

$19.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

When the Sundowners are on the run from the Chicago police, a stopover in Detroit uncovers the Motor City’s supervillain underbelly! Meet Mr. Christmas and his little helpers-he knows when you’re sleeping, and he’s not too happy that the Sundowners are coming to town . . . Collects Sundowners #7-#11.

• An original graphic novel collecting never-before-seen material!

“Sundowners is a series that I honestly cant recommend highly enough.” -Big Comic Page


Tomb Raider #17

Rhianna Pratchett (W), Derlis Santacruz (P), Andy Owens (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Brian Horton (Cover)

On sale June 24

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Lara infiltrates an enemy stronghold to rescue her kidnapped friend, but when she learns the true reason she has been lured into this jungle lair, the situation quickly descends from worse to worst!

• Square Enix game writer Rhianna Pratchett continues Lara’s story in comics!

• The Tomb Raider video game has sold over 6 million copies!


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Usagi Yojimbo #146

Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)

On sale June 17

b&w, 24 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

Everyone seems to want Kitsune dead tonight as the secret of merchant Inouye’s stolen scroll is revealed! And Usagi’s allies and enemies change by the minute when he learns of an old enemy’s role in the intrigue!

“Sixteenth-century Japan is never so entertaining as in Stan Sakai’s tales of Miyamoto Usagi.”-NPR’s Best Books of 2014


The Usagi Yojimbo Saga Volume 4 TP & Ltd. HC

Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)

On sale Aug 26

b&w w/FC, 616 pages

$24.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

On sale Aug 26

b&w w/FC, 616 pages

$79.99

Ltd. HC, 7″ x 10″

Miyamoto Usagi’s past returns as he fights alongside his former teacher and struggles with the knowledge that his traveling companion Jotaro is his son! The Neko ninja and fan-favorite character Sasuke the Demon Queller reappear, and a manga classic is paid tribute in “Lone Goat and Kid”! Collects Usagi Yojimbo Volume Three #53-#75!

• Over 600 pages of Stan Sakai’s enduring samurai masterpiece!

• Full-color cover gallery!

• Also available in a signed and numbered hardcover edition, limited to 900 copies!

“One of the most original, innovative, well-executed comic books anywhere to be found.”-Stan Lee


In the belly of the beast lives a little girl . . .

VEDA: Assembly Required TP

Samuel Teer (W) and Hyeondo Park (A/Cover)

On sale Aug 5

FC, 128 pages

$14.99

TP, 6″ x 9″

Beneath a factory floor lives an orphaned girl named Veda. Watched over by the diligent Assembly, a robot that works the production line, Veda discovers a unique power-she can speak to machines! Under the tutelage of Assembly, she learns the three laws of the machines . . . But it’s the unspoken secret fourth law-avoid the Gremlin-that piques young Veda’s interest and leads her down a dangerous and compromising path on a journey of self-discovery. 

• Perfect for all ages!

• In the tradition of The Jungle Book and The Graveyard Book!


The Witcher: Fox Children #3 (of 5)

Paul Tobin (W), Joe Querio (A/Cover), and Carlos Badilla (C)

On sale June 3

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

As Geralt and the stranded crew of the Prophet explore their swampy surroundings, the Fox Mother uses her animal guile and magical prowess to tempt the sinners to their doom! But in her rage, does the Fox Mother care if an innocent should fall in her trap as well?

• Based on the hit games by CD Projekt RED!

• From Paul Tobin, Eisner-winning writer of Bandette!