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Dark Horse May 2016 Solicitations Feature “Lobster Johnson’s” Return, Gene Ha’s “Mae”

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Dark Horse has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for products shipping March 2016. 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



Abe Sapien #33

Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Max Fiumara (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Sebastián Fiumara (Cover)

On sale May 11

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

Abe discovers parts of the biggest answers, withheld from him for decades by the BPRD itself.



Aliens: Defiance #2

Brian Wood (W), Tristan Jones (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Massimo Carnevale (Cover)

On sale May 25

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Colonial Marine Hendricks and the Weyland-Yutani synthetic Davis break protocol, navigating the Europa to a distant science station discovered in the once-derelict ship’s data records-a station that recently went dark. Following the trail of the alien species, they dive deeper into a conspiracy, uncovering just how much is riding on their choices.

“With high-profile work on Star Wars and Mad Max: Fury Road, respectively, Wood and Jones are no stranger to the unique challenges of licensed comic storytelling.”-Comic Book Resources



Aw Yeah Comics: Action Cat and Adventure Bug #3 (of 4)

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

On sale May 11

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Miniseries

Did you ever have a sweet tooth? Were you ever the victim of desserts gone bad? Did you ever have a crush on a sweetie? ACTION CAT is about to answer YES to all of these questions! Introducing . . . TOOTH-A-CORNEA! Find out what happens when your past comes back to bite you!  



Baltimore: Empty Graves #2 (of 5)

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

On sale May 4

FC, 32 pages

$3.99
Miniseries

Before Baltimore and company set out for Constantinople to hunt the Blood Red Witch, old friends are buried and they prepare to face their own graves in their hunt for the Red King.

“Why can’t all horror be this good? Recommended.”-SciFiPulse



Eisner and Harvey Award winner!

Beasts of Burden: What the Cat Dragged In

Evan Dorkin (W), Sarah Dyer (W), and Jill Thompson (A/Cover)

On sale May 4

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

One-shot

This standalone adventure is a perfect entry point for readers new to the award-winning series. When curiosity gets the best of Burden Hill’s cats (and one reluctant raccoon), sleeping demons are awakened and black magic is unleashed on the town of Burden Hill.

• Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson return to the characters that won them the 2005 Eisner Award for Best Short Story!




Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #27

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

On sale May 18

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

While Dawn and Xander are trapped in another dimension, Buffy, Willow, and Giles are deal with betrayal from the Magic Council, the faerie folk, and the military-no surprise there-all while trying to keep peace among themselves.



Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 Volume 5: Pieces on the Ground TP

Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A), Megan Levens (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)

On sale July 13

FC, 136 pages

$18.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

Demon invasions wreak havoc worldwide when an interdimensional portal lands in the wrong hands. As new threats pour into the streets, Buffy and her closest allies find their paths diverging: Willow gets a serious job, Xander and Ghost Anya grow perilously close, Andrew is tempted by evil, and Buffy and Spike continue to work at making their relationship, well, work. Collects Buffy Season 10 #21-#25.



The Chronicles of Conan Volume 32: The Second Coming of Shuma-Gorath and Other Stories TP

Roy Thomas (W), Sandy Plunkett (W/P), Mike Docherty (P), Dave Hoover (P), Ernie Chan (I), Alfredo Alcala (I), Dell Barras (I), Ricardo Villagrán (I), Nel Yomtov (C), Dave Samson (C), and Steve Lightle (Cover)

On sale July 20

FC, 240 pages

$19.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

Plagued by nightmares of fire and death, Conan sets out for his distant Cimmerian homeland to see if his tribe still lives. But the barbarian warrior’s path is unexpectedly fraught with the undead legions of the witch Vammatar, who once held Conan’s own chains! Collects Marvel’s Conan the Barbarian #250-#258.



“A wonderful fusion of the text-heavy visual novel genre with Phoenix Wright-like murder investigations and trials.”-IGN

Danganronpa: The Animation Volume 2 TP

Takashi Tsukimi (W/A/Cover)

On sale July 20

b&w, 192 pages

$12.99

TP, 5 1/8″ x 7 1/4″ 

Having lived through the first round of judgment in the trap that is Hope’s Peak Academy, bonds are beginning to form among the surviving students. But the evil paws of Monokuma, the villainous bear that holds them captive, are stretched around them . . . one light, one dark, signifying that at this school there’s only room for two kinds of students: those found innocent-and those found guilty!

• Based on the anime TV show, released in 2015 through Funimation.

• Inspired by the video game series from NIS America and now on Steam.



Dark Horse Presents #22

On sale May 18

FC, 48 pages

$4.99

Ongoing

Alan Gordon (W), Carla Speed McNeil (W/A), Dennis Calero (W/A), Paul Levitz (W), Michael T. Gilbert (W/A), Jeff Lemire (W/A/Cover), Bo Hampton (A), and Tim Hamilton (A)

In this issue of the Harvey Award-winning Dark Horse Presents, Jeff Lemire introduces readers to the last surviving coven of extraterrestrial witches in the heartbreakingly magical story The Witches of Mars!

Swing alongside the King of the Jungle in the modern tale The Once and Future Tarzan, by Alan Gordon and Bo Hampton! And Michael T. Gilbert returns to DHP with a new installment of Mr. Monster!

This issue also features the continuations of Carla Speed McNeil’s Finder: Chase the Lady, Paul Levitz and Tim Hamilton’s Brooklyn Blood, and Dennis Calero’s The Suit!



The Death Dealer Shield Pin

On sale June 15

Measures 3″ x 1.5″

$12.99

The Death Dealer is one of the most widely recognized works of art in the realm of dark fantasy. A particularly standout element of the Death Dealer is his detailed and powerful shield. With this new release from Dark Horse Deluxe, you can carry the Death Dealer’s shield with you.

Produced with the utmost attention to detail, this high-quality pin replica measures 3″ x 1.5″. Fitted with a vertical pin back for comfortable wear, the pin is beautifully displayed in a custom die-cut foam and cardboard sleeve that features the Death Dealer painting on the back- all protected by a clear plastic covering.



Dept. H #2

Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover) and Sharlene Kindt (C)

On sale May 18

FC, 28 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Matt Kindt’s survival sci-fi series continues!

Mia’s investigation into the sabotage of an underwater station becomes complicated by the disappearance of a loved one, the loss of communications with the world above, and a confrontation with a giant squid and other strange creatures of the deep.

“Like a cross between sci-fi Jack London, The Abyss and the criss-cross espionage of Kindt’s previous material, there is no element of this new project we’re not ecstatically awaiting.”-Paste Magazine



“Dragon Age: Magekiller is a fun and engaging fantasy story for anyone who enjoys the genre.”-Comic Book Resources Dragon Age: Magekiller TP

Greg Rucka (W), Carmen Carnero (P), Terry Pallot (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Sachin Teng (Cover)

On sale July 27

FC, 104 pages

$14.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

Tessa and Marius are mercenary partners who eliminate those that use magic to hurt others. When they betray a powerful patron intending to kill them, they’re forced to flee and join the Inquisition. Collects issues #1-#5 of the miniseries.



Dream Gang TP

Brendan McCarthy (W/A/Cover)

On sale July 27

FC, 112 pages

$14.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

To stop a psychic bomb that threatens to render all of humanity catatonic, the last Dream Voyager awakens! When the evil Zeirio goes on a rampage throughout the Dreamworlds, it’s up to a new generation of the Dream Gang to put him down. From the fertile mind of Brendan McCarthy-the cowriter/designer of Mad Max: Fury Road and a contributor to Dark Horse Presents and 2000 AD! Collects Dream Gang chapters from DHP #1-#4, #7-#10, and #14-#17.

• Features new artwork and remastered lettering for this collection.

“Brendan McCarthy’s art with the bright, trippy coloring looks great in or out of context.”-AiPT!



The EC Archives: Tales from the Crypt Volume 2 HC

Al Feldstein (W/A/Cover), Graham Ingels (A), Jack Davis (A), Johnny Craig (A), Wally Wood (A), Howard Larsen (A), George Roussos (A), Joe Orlando (A), and Jack Kamen (A)

On sale July 20

FC, 216 pages

$49.99

HC, 8 3/16” x 11”

More classic horror tales written and illustrated by the all-star lineup of Al Feldstein, Wally Wood, Jack Kamen, Johnny Craig, Joe Orlando, Graham Ingels, and Jack Davis! Reprinting twenty-four stories from Tales from the Crypt #23-#28, the inspiration for the hit movie and HBO series!

• Foreword from Gremlins director Joe Dante!



Game of Thrones: The Night King Figure

On sale Sept 14

8″ figure

$24.99

One of the most dramatic moments in season 5 of HBO’s adaptation of Game of Thrones is when the Night King, demonic leader of the White Walkers, raises the fallen Wildlings in the aftermath of the massacre at Hardhome.

We have captured the sinister nature of the Night King in this highly detailed 8″ figure.



Halo 5: Forerunner Phaeton Ship Replica

On sale June 29

6″ replica with display base

$39.99

Compact, nimble, and bristling with firepower, the Phaeton gunship provides air support for the Promethean forces. Employed in the billions during the Forerunners’ long, fruitless war against the virulent Flood, the Phaeton once again takes to the skies to strike against Covenant and UNSC forces.



In Development For Television on Syfy!

Harrow County #12

Cullen Bunn (W), Hannah Christenson (A), and Tyler Crook (Cover)

On sale May 11

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

When Emmy is called upon to investigate a haunted house, she’s surprised by how . . . normal . . . the family that lives there is. But as she encounters mysterious bumps and creaks in the night, she finds that the house has dark secrets of its own.

• Guest art by award-winning illustrator Hannah Christenson (Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard)!

“This is exactly what a good horror book should be: entertaining, gruesome, fun, and of course, thought-provoking.”-Comic Bastards



Hellboy in Hell #9

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

On sale May 4

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

Hellboy faces demons furious about the fall of Hell and his role in it, and another family member makes an appearance.

• First part in the two-issue conclusion to Hellboy in Hell!

“Any new Hellboy comic is a joy.”-Comic Book Resources



“A singular triumph.”-Scott Snyder (Wytches)

House of Penance #2 (of 6)

Peter Tomasi (W), Ian Bertram (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale May 11

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Sarah Winchester’s house is always under construction-the banging of hammers keeps her demons at bay. Her construction crew of vagrants and murderers build, tear down, and rebuild the mansion according to her visions. But her newest employee, Warren Peck, has brought some demons of his own . . .

• A historical tale of horror from creator Peter Tomasi (Batman and Robin, Green Lantern)!

Joe Golem: Occult Detective Volume 1-The Rat Catcher and The Sunken Dead HC

Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Patric Reynolds (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Dave Palumbo (Cover)

On sale July 20

FC, 136 pages

$24.99

HC, 7″ x 10″

Forty years after disaster left Lower Manhattan submerged in thirty feet of water, the Drowning City has taken a turn for the weird, and Joe Golem is there to investigate. A mysterious and terrifying creature has been snatching children and pulling them into the depths of the canals, and those that drowned in the floods are coming back to the surface-alive. Collects the five-issue miniseries.

“Do I recommend Joe Golem: Occult Detective? Absolutely. Without a shadow of a doubt. Yes.”-Big Comic Page

“Mignola and Golden have crafted a masterful story that I thoroughly enjoyed.” -ComicBuzz



Kabuki Library Edition Volume 3 HC

David Mack (W/A/Cover)

On sale July 13

FC, 400 pages

$39.99

HC, 9″ x 12″

This edition collects Kabuki Volume 7: The Alchemy and more-including all-new material by David Mack! With the help of Akemi, Kabuki has escaped from Control Corps amid all the fallout and mayhem. And now that Kabuki has the chance to learn what her true calling in this life is, it seems there is a kind of Akemi network. A network that Kabuki herself will be asked to help in. And it seems Akemi is attempting a kind of revolution. One that Akemi expects Kabuki to play a major part in. A revolution that will change the landscape of their world forever. 



King Conan: Wolves Beyond the Border TP

Timothy Truman (W), Tomás Giorello (A/Cover), and Jose Villarrubia (C)

On sale July 27

FC, 120 pages

$17.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

King Conan grows weary of the crown, and when an old soldier visits him with talk of a cursed relic and rumors of Pictish tribes preparing a full-scale invasion on Aquilonia’s borders, Conan eagerly embarks on what could be his final adventure! Timothy Truman and Tomás Giorello expand on Robert E. Howard’s unfinished “Wolves Beyond the Border” tale! Collects issues #1-#4 of the miniseries.

“By Crom, this is Conan at his best!”-Kabooooom

“Truly terrific artwork that is worth the cover price alone.”-Big Comic Page



Leaving Megalopolis: Surviving Megalopolis #5 (of 6)

Gail Simone (W), J. Calafiore (A/Cover), and Jason Wright (C)

On sale May 11

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

A bittersweet reunion takes place against a backdrop of unrelenting terror as the crusader turned remorseless killer known as Southern Belle makes the brutal death of Megalopolis’s last true heroes her personal mission. And something far worse than wicked this way comes, from the bowels of the earth itself!

The mind-blowing sequel to the massive Kickstarter hit Leaving Megalopolis continues!



“A solid companion to the growing Hellboy mythos.”-Fangoria

Lobster Johnson: Metal Monsters of Midtown #1 (of 3)

John Arcudi (W), Tonci Zonjic (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale May 25

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Miniseries

A trio of skyscraping robots crash into a Manhattan bank and leave Lobster Johnson with two mysteries to solve: what is behind the massive machines, and why would the robots pull a heist without taking a penny?




The Kickstarter sensation continues in comics!

Mae #1

Gene Ha (W/A/Cover) and Frank Cho (Variant Cover)

On sale May

FC, 40 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

When she was just a girl, Abbie discovered a portal to a fantasy world and for the last couple of years has been having great adventures there: defeating horrible monsters, power-mad scientists, and evil nobles. She was a celebrated action hero! But when she turned twenty-one it all came apart and she decided to return home. Her sister, Mae, has had no idea what happened to Abbie all this time. Her tales are too hard to believe; that is, until the monsters and other terrible creatures start to cross over to our world . . .

• A new series from four time Eisner-winning artist Gene Ha!    



The Massive: Ninth Wave #6 (of 6)

Brian Wood (W), Garry Brown (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and J. P. Leon (Cover)

On sale May 11

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Poachers, trophy seekers, killing contests, and sport hunting: Ninth Wave is having none of that. This series concludes with a roaring story of bravery and comradeship on the plains of Africa.

“Ninth Wave is definitely shaping up to be a book to look out for in 2016.”-Comic Bastards



Mister X: The Modern Age Ltd. Ed. HC

Dean Motter (W/A/Cover) and Hamid Bahrami (I/C)

On sale July 6

FC, 368 pages

$100.00

Ltd. Ed. HC, 6″ x 10 3/16″

This deluxe hardcover collects, for the first time, every Mister X comic published by Dark Horse, including Condemned, Eviction, and Razed, along with never-before-seen behind-the-scenes material!

In the retrofuturistic metropolis of Radiant City, its mysterious creator, Mister X, must protect the city and its residents, as the architecture of the city poses a danger to all those within it!

• Limited to only 500 copies, each signed by creator Dean Motter!



Mystery Girl Volume 1 TP

Paul Tobin (W), Alberto J. Alburquerque (A/Cover), and Marissa Louise (C)

On sale July 6

FC, 120 pages

$12.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

Trine Hampstead knows everything. Ask her a question like “Where are my keys?” or “Is he cheating on me?” or “How are there perfectly preserved mammoths in recent ice?” and she just knows. She’s the Mystery Girl. The only things Trine doesn’t know are anything else from the last ten years of her life or why a killer has targeted her! Collects Mystery Girl #1-#4.

“Paul Tobin is a master storyteller and Mystery Girl will only add to his mythos.”-Pop Culture Uncovered

“Mystery Girl is exciting, filled with energy, and has a lot to offer in its story hook.”-Comicosity



Nexus Omnibus Volume 7 TP

Various (W/A)

On sale July 6

FC, 448 pages

$24.99

TP, 6″ x 9″

Created by Mike Baron and Steve Rude, Nexus is a superhero/science-fiction masterpiece! This value-priced omnibus collects Nexus: The Origin, Nexus: The Liberator #1-#4, Nexus: Alien Justice #1-#3, Hammer of God: Pentathlon, Mezz: Galactic Tour 2494, Hammer of God: Butch #1-#3, and Clonezone Special.

• Multiple Eisner Award winner!

• Over 400 pages!



Oh My Goddess! Omnibus Book Four TP

Kosuke Fujishima (W/A/Cover)

On sale July 27

b&w, 568 pages

$19.99

TP, 5 3/4″ x 8 1/4″

The fourth goddess, Peorth, arrives in Keiichi’s life . . . to make it more complicated than ever! Peorth, mistress of roses, is in the same business as Belldandy-granting wishes to mortals. Keiichi thinks there must be some mistake, as he already has Belldandy in his life . . . but Peorth is certain he can’t really be satisfied, or else how was he able to contact her? Now she’s determined to stick around until Keiichi admits to what he really wants . . . so she can grant it!

• Oversize format collects the manga with brighter paper and bonus color!



An ending different from the anime series!

Oreimo: Kuroneko Volume 6 TP

Tsukasa Fushimi (W) and Sakura Ikeda (A/Cover)

On sale July 13

b&w, 200 pages

$10.99

TP, 5 1/8″ x 7 1/4″ 

Kyousuke and Kuroneko spend their days wonderfully established in a boyfriend-girlfriend relationship-then suddenly, Kuroneko decides that they must break up! In the end, what will be the true relationship between Kuroneko and Kyousuke . . . and between them and Kirino? The Oreimo: Kuroneko spinoff story wraps up in this final volume!



Past Aways: Facedown in the Timestream TP

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

On sale July 27

FC, 256 pages

$19.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

When five deep-time explorers find themselves stranded in the distant past of 2015, they’re forced to adapt to a primitive world of iPhone 6s and cars that can’t even drive themselves. But when a rift in space-time starts spitting out dinosaurs, giant robots, and other strange phenomena, only the marooned “pastaways” can defend the twenty-first century from the terrors of the timestream!

“Matt Kindt and Scott Kolins collaborate to create an entertainingly irreverent story of bored time-travelers trapped here with us cavepeople.”-Multiversity Comics

“Kindt’s books are like one giant box of chocolate, but more often than not you’re going to get something that is not only ‘out there’ but something that is also meticulously thought out, designed and executed.”-All-Comic



Plants vs. Zombies #11: Boom Boom Mushroom Part 2 (of 3)

Paul Tobin (W), Jacob Chabot (A/Cover), Rachel Downing (A/C), Chris Sheridan (A/C), and Matthew J. Rainwater (A/C)

On sale May 18

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

Patrice, Nate, and Twister the Hybrid Pig-Dog explore the Caves of Moderately Certain Doom and a Few Unpleasant Odors in their search for the powerful, Neighborville-saving Boom Boom Mushroom! Underground gargantuar zombies abound as Paul Tobin and Jacob Chabot take us to yet another secret Zomboss lab! Bonus stories by PopCap Games senior artist Rachel Downing and Motorcycle Samurai writer and artist Chris Sheridan!

• Bonus stories by two PopCap Games in-house artists!



Predator: Life and Death #3 (of 4)

Dan Abnett (W), Brian Thies (A), Rain Beredo (C), and David Palumbo (Cover)

On sale May 4

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

The Colonial Marines discover the corporate claim jumpers they’re protecting have been hiding what they know about the massive, horseshoe-shaped alien spaceship. Meanwhile, the Predators go on the offensive!



The Shadow Glass #3 (of 6)

Aly Fell (W/A/Cover)

On sale May 18

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Rosalind witnesses her father and John Dee summoning a demon but decides she is the only one who can prevent the Shadow Glass, and the entity bound to it, from being used for evil purposes.



Snoopy Qee Mystery Box Series

On sale June 29

15-figure counter display

$104.85

Dark Horse is proud to announce an exciting new series of creative designs for Snoopy, one of the world’s most beloved comics characters. The success of The Peanuts Movie (just released on blu-ray/DVD) has stimulated interest from both longtime and new audiences. Through special arrangement with Peanuts, we are giving Snoopy a wildly designed Qee treatment. The Qee figures are in a mystery box assortment like our previous sold-out editions of Domo and Good Luck Trolls.

As before, chase figures are being produced with common figures. There will be a total of 18 different versions, with varied levels of scarcity.



The Steam Man TP

Joe R. Lansdale (W), Mark Alan Miller (W), Piotr Kowalski (A/Cover), and Kelly Fitzpatrick (C)

On sale July 6

FC, 136 pages

$17.99

TP, 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″

Enormous steam-powered robots march across the Great Plains of the old American West, protecting the populace against invading aliens and monsters! The Steam Man and his operators seem to have their task well in hand, until a crazed and powerful vampire comes to town intent on bringing forth the apocalypse! Collects The Steam Man #1-#5.

“With the heart of a western and the appeal of monster-extravaganzas, The Steam Man is a genuinely engaging read.”-Villain Smash

“The Steam Man is an awesome comic. Good storyline, quality artwork, and the entertainment value is there.”-Graphic Policy



Tomb Raider #4

Mariko Tamaki (W), Phillip Sevy (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Agustin Alessio (Cover)

On sale May 18

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

After Rise of the Tomb Raider, Lara Croft’s adventure continues with Eisner Award-winning writer Mariko Tamaki!

Fighting for survival in a raging river, Lara must abandon the team’s provisions. She is undersupplied and on the trail of the dangerous, immortality-seeking Knights of the Spore-and the looming darkness within the jungle descends!



Usagi Yojimbo Volume 30: Thieves and Spies TP & Ltd. Ed. HC

Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)

On sale July 6

b&w, 208 pages

$17.99

TP, 6″ x 9″

On sale July 20

b&w, 208 pages

$59.99

Ltd. Ed. HC, 6″ x 9″

Stan Sakai’s samurai masterpiece returns! In this volume, Miyamoto Usagi joins forces with a thief and a samurai to thwart a black-market ginseng trade, meets a ronin who lost his arm in a duel yet still has a trick up his sleeve, and more! Collects Usagi Yojimbo #145-#151.

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

“In an ideal world, everyone would read Usagi Yojimbo. This is as good a place as any to start making that happen.”-Comic Book Resources



Usagi Yojimbo #154

Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)

On sale May 18

FC, 28 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

When Usagi protects a Komori ninja during a raging storm, he never guesses that he will cross paths with her again . . . but many months later, fate places them on opposite sides of a trade agreement gone wrong. Usagi must protect the merchant, while the ninja has been hired to stop him. With the negotiation on the line, which side will emerge victorious?

“Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo is a genuine treasure, and this issue is no exception.”-Comic Book Resources



First new work by Kenji Tsuruta (Spirit of Wonder) in 20 years!

Wandering Island TP

Kenji Tsuruta (W/A/Cover)

On sale July 6

b&w, 200 pages

$14.99

TP, 5 3/4″ x 7 1/4″ 

Mikura Amelia is a free-spirited young woman who lives alone with her cat and operates an air delivery service, flying her vintage seaplane to Japan’s small island communities located hundreds of miles out in the Pacific. When her beloved grandfather passes away, she discovers he left her an undelivered parcel, addressed to an island that doesn’t exist . . . or does it? To answer the question, Mikura flies off in search of the truth behind the Wandering Island!

• Retro flying adventure in the spirit of Hayao Miyazaki.

• Special extended wraparound cover with French flaps.