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ATHENA INC #4

(W) Brian Haberlin

(A) Jay Anacleto

(B)

Cover A by Jay Anacleto – white

Cover B by Jay Anacleto – blue

FC 32pp $2.95 Bi-monthly ongoing series.

The Concept

Athena Inc., the blackest of black ops, has come up with the perfect operative.

She can’t be caught.

And even if she could be, there is no way to link her to any action because she doesn’t even know she’s an agent.

Heck, she doesn’t even look like their agent.

She was hailed as a success…that was until…the genetic trigger that enables her to switch personas began to break down. Now she can switch forms more or less on her own. And is now she’s a threat to the security of Athena Inc. and must be dealt with. But who will deal with whom first?


This Issue

“Revelations”

Gwen begins to realize what she is, and the realization is driving her #$%^&*# crazy. She is lo.osing it. But the warm hand of help is being offered by the cold heart of Athena Inc. itself, Morgan Castle. This guy is THE wolf in sheep’s clothing. Mary knows he is not here to help. But how can she convince her naïve alter-ego that she is walking into a deathtrap, before it’s too late? An issue not to be missed.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Alex Ross, Jay Anacleto, James Bond, Alias, and Le Femme Nikita.

Copyright

ATHENA INC. is ™ and © Brian Haberlin, 2002. All rights reserved.


G.I. JOE #11

(W) Josh Blaylock

(P) Kevin Sharpe

(I) John Larter

(Cover) Steve Kurth

FC 32pp $2.95 Ongoing monthly series.

The Concept

G.I.JOE is the code name for America’s daring and highly trained special
mission force. It’s purpose: to defend freedom against COBRA, a
ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world.

This Issue

COBRA’s latest experiment terrorizes the Dreadnok compound in Chicago,
but when its path of destruction spreads out into the city streets,
G.I.JOE intervenes. However, COBRA is not about to let them go home
with their new technological wonder.

Recommended for readers and fans of

G.I.Joe is a sure win with anyone into high adventure, military action,
and more. It’s an action story that plots the U.S. military against a
team of near-super villains, and a great nostalgia kick to boot.

Recommended for fans of Sgt. Rock, all the way to Crouching Tiger.
G.I.Joe has it all! Also a must have for anyone who grew up playing
with the Real American Heroes the first time around.

Copyright:

G.I. Joe is ™ and © 2002 Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved. Under
license to Devil’s Due.


G.I. JOE: FRONTLINE #1

(W) Larry Hama

(P) Dan Jurgens

(I) Bob Layton

(Cover) Dave Dorman

FC 32pp $2.95 Ongoing monthly series.

The Concept

G.I.Joe: Frontline expands the action of the regular G.I. JOE series
into another title, featuring a cast of rotating creative teams.
Frontline allows us to see the G.I. JOE universe through the eyes of
different artists, and of course, is full of action action action.

This Issue

It’s the year 1994, just after the government mothballed the classic
G.I. JOE organization… or did they? Cobra is still up to its dirty
tricks, and there’s only one group of people qualified to stop them.
You can guess who that is! This story arc fills in many of the gaps
between G.I. JOE of the 1980’s, and the current Image Comics series, and
features the return of original G.I. JOE writer, Larry Hama, joined by
(Superman and Captain America) artist Dan Jurgens.

Recommended for readers and fans of

‘NAM and Nth Man, all the way to Crouching Tiger. G.I. Joe has it all!
Also a must have for anyone who grew up playing with the Real American
Heroes the first time around.

Offered Again:

GI Joe #1 2nd Printing

Copyright

G.I. Joe is ™ and © 2002 Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved. Under license to Devil’s Due.

HELLSPAWN #18

Todd McFarlane Productions

(W) Steve Niles

(A) Ben Templesmith

(Cover) Ben Templesmith

FC 32pp $2.50 Ongoing monthly series

Concept

Featuring the same core character as the long-running Spawn comic book,
Hellspawn mires the protagonist in a dark, foreboding world of grime and
dirty secrets. While Spawn highlights a battle between the dark and the
light, Hellspawn is struggling mightily to keep the blackness at bay.
This book is the stripped-down ugly essence of Todd McFarlane’s
Hell-born creation.

This Issue

“The Killing Hand, Part 2”
Someone has escaped the grips of Hell and has begun a killing spree to
end all killing sprees. You know who he is. You can hear his laughter
and the sound of his whisper in your ear when you sleep. But how do stop
a killer who is already dead? The Hellspawn knows the pain, knows Hell
and knows the killer. This time it ends for good!

Recommended for readers and fans of

The Sixth Sense, Stephen King, Clive Barker, and Twin Peaks.

Copyright

Hellspawn is ™ and © Todd McFarlane Productions, 2002. All right reserved.


HOLY TERROR #2

(W) Jason Caskey

(A) Phil Hester

(I) Jim Woodyard

FC 32pp $2.95 Four issue finite series.

The Concept

Sometimes the worst that can happen is that your dreams come true, and
they turn out to be nightmares. Take for example Max Brody, an upcoming
grappler struggling to live up to his father’s legend in the wild world
of professional wrestling. It’ll just take one big break for that to
happen. Max gets that break, but is it worth it? Is fame and fortune
enough for a man to risk his very soul.

This Issue

Max Brody has gone from jobbing to has-been wrestlers to moving to the
top of the card. His role as The Holy Terror has become the hottest
gimmick in AWF wrestling. Only problem is no other wrestler wants to
step in the ring with him. Is it jealousy over Max’s rise to fame, or do
they really fear facing him, even in fixed fight? Meanwhile the forces
of the Silent One are closing in.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Savage Dragon, Hellboy, Beyond the Mat, Old School Pro Wrestling, and
John Carpenter movies

Copyright

Holy Terror is ™ and © Jason Caskey and Phil Hester 2002. All rights reserved.

KABUKI SIGNED #1’s

(W/A) David Mack

Limited editions signed by David Mack

Due to an unprecedented number of requests, Image is finally offering
Kabuki #1 issues signed by Kabuki creator, writer, & artist David Mack.
These are the first printing #1 issues of the innovative Kabuki series
that you may have missed when they first debuted. Now they are
available SIGNED in a limited quantity.

Including the exclusive Joe Quesada Scarab #1 cover. This limited
edition is signed by David Mack and has never before been offered for
sale as an unsigned book.

(C) Kabuki Agents: Scarab #1 (Joe Quesada Limited Edtion Cover) $5.95

(D) Kabuki Reflections #1 $7.95

(E) Kabuki Classics #1 $6.95

(F) Kabuki 1/2 $5.95


KABUKI TP VOL II: DREAMS

(W/A) David Mack

FC 128pp $12.95 Trade paperback

The Concept

Japan. A horribly scarred woman has a vision of the afterlife in which
she is visited by her dead mother, and then returns to life with a new
sense of purpose. A personal tale of love, duty, and self discovery,
elegantly told through the masks and metaphors of the Japanese Ghost Story.

The long awaited second volume in David Mack’s critically acclaimed series.

This Collection

Now back in print! Collecting four fully painted Kabuki stories
(including a COMPLETELY NEW story) in a brand new and improved prestige
edition with extra
pages!

Much more than the previous out of print 48p Dreams paperback, this 128p
volume presents all the very first fully painted Kabuki books (The
Kabuki Color Special & Kabuki Dreams of the Dead), but also the fully
painted Kabuki 1/2, and an entire BRAND NEW
Kabuki story written and painted by David Mack just for this volume.

Also included in Kabuki for the first time ever, a completely
autobiographical comic book story written and drawn by David Mack, an in
depth Kabuki Spotlight and David Mack interview from France’s Ekllipse
Magazine, a gallery of the original covers, an introduction by Brian
Michael Bendis, and brand new afterword by David Mack, a brand new front
and back cover (and lots of new art pages), and printed on new and
improved, thicker high grade, archival paper.

Having been out of print for some time, fans are looking for these early
painted Kabuki stories and this book delivers with loads of extras and a
brand new painted story!

Recommended for readers and fans of

Sandman, Elektra Assassin, David Mack’s Daredevil, and fine art.

Offered Again:

Kabuki Dreams Hard Cover.

Copyright

Kabuki is ™ and © David Mack, 2002. All rights reserved.


LEAVE IT TO CHANCE VOL. II: TRICK OR THREAT AND OTHER STORIES

(W) James Robinson

(A) Paul Smith

FC 112pp $14.95 Hardcover

Fourteen-year-old Chance Falconer has occult investigation in her blood.
Her father, Lucas Falconer, is the protector against supernatural crime
in the city of Devil’s Echo, an amazing place where the magic and
monsters are an everyday occurrence.This is a family tradition handed
down from one generation to the next — but will Chance’s knack for
landing herself in big trouble stop her from living long enough to take
up that mantle?

Leave it to Chance Vol. II: Trick or Threat (collecting original issues
#5-8),introduces our intrepid heroine to a new circle of friends, and
pits Chance against a new cast of dastardly villains, misunderstood
monsters, and otherworldly apparitions. From the festive streets of
Devil’s Echo on Halloween night — to haunted pirate caves — and even
at her favorite shopping mall — the young danger magnet Chance Falconer
finds paranormal peril at every turn.

Praised for its widespread appeal and ability to entertain both children and adults alike, Trick or Threat is the latest in Image’s ongoing collections of the Harvey and Eisner award winning Leave it to Chance material. Printed in an oversized hardcover format, this edition is Leave it to Chance as you have never seen it before.

Recommended for readers and fans of…

Starman, Harry Potter, Batman Beyond, and Scooby Doo.

Copyright

Leave it to Chance is ™ and © James Robinson & Paul Smith, 2002. All
right reserved.


LIBERTY MEADOWS #28

by Frank Cho

BW 32pp $2.95 Bi-monthly ongoing series.

The Concept

Life and love in Liberty Meadows, the animal sanctuary , where
everything and anything can happen.

This Issue

Poor Frank the vet. Ralph and Leslie resequenced his DNA and gave him a
whole new look to help him capture Brandy’s heart… unfortunately,
they’ve neglected to them Frank that they’ve based the new DNA sequence
on Dean’s DNA. You thought that having one Dean around was bad enough –
watch as TWO Deans wreck havoc to Liberty Meadows and good taste. Double
the trouble. Double the excitement. Double the fun in this issue. Not
for the faint of heart.

New wide-screen format. All the comic strips are completely remastered
and uncensored.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Bloom County, Calvin & Hobbes, and Star Trek.

Copyright

Liberty Meadows is ™ and © Frank Cho, 2002. All rights reserved.

MCFARLANE’S SPORTS PICKS: FOOTBALL SERIES 5

McFarlane Toys

Item # 70330

Run. Throw. Pass. Score. McFarlane Toys’ fifth series of professional
football action figures is NFL tested and approved. McFarlane’s Sports
Picks: Football Series 5 contains eight of the league’s best, each in an
action pose with official team uniform and custom base.

* Jerome Bettis

* Tom Brady

* Stephen Davis

* Jeff Garcia

* Tony Gonzalez

* Ray Lewis

* Jerry Rice

* Anthony Thomas

This item ships 12 per case, no guarantee of mix.

Please inquire about pricing.

Caut/4

MCFARLANE TOYS TORTURED SOULS 2: THE FALLEN

McFarlane Toys

Item # 17810

Horror taken to its next level. A further redefinition of human flesh as
canvas. Taking up where last year’s Tortured Souls series left off,
Clive Barker’s Tortured Souls 2: The Fallen features six brand-new
characters and six new reasons to be afraid.

* Szaltax

* Camille Noire

* Zain

* Suffering Bob

* Moribundi

* Feverish

This item ships 12 per case, no guarantee of mix.

Please inquire about pricing.

Caut/4

Note: This line will be available to specialty retailers only.


MICRONAUTS #3

(W) Scott Wherle

(P) Eric Hanson

(I) Barb Shulz

(Cover) Dave Johnson

FC 32pp $2.95 Bimonthly ongoing series

The Concept

Within our own universe lies another universe unbeknownst to us… until
now. The realm of the MICRONAUTS – a place ruled by evil tyrant, Baron
Karza, whose scientific marvels offer his people immortality, at the
cost of their humanity. When unsuspecting, Ryan Archer is thrown into
their world, we find that not only are things about to change, but Ryan
will have much to do with it.

This Issue

“Revolution”
As the noble warrior Acroyear continues to shelter Ryan Archer from harm
in Baron Karza’s holding pens, rumors begin to spread amongst the other
prisoners of Ryan’s importance to the revolution. But how could this
irresponsible Earthman with no fighting skills possibly contribute to
their cause? Meanwhile, what do the mindless killing machine Biotron and
the probe droid called The Micronaut have in common? The answer may
surprise you.

Recommended for Readers and Fans of…

The original Micronauts toys and comics, A Distant Soil, Farscape, Lost In Space, Star Wars.

Copyright

Micronauts is © 2002 Takara/A.G.E. All rights reserved.


NOBLE CAUSES: FAMILY SECRETS #1

(W) Jay Faerber

(P) Ian Richardson & Jonboy Meyers

(I) John Wycough & Damon Hacker

Cover A by Mike Avon Oeming

Cover B by Cory Walker

FC 32pp $2.95 Four issue monthly finite series

The Concept

When everyday girl Liz Donnelly married super-hero Race Noble, she
didn’t realize “until death do you part” would come so soon! Now, with
Race dead, she’s a stranger in a strange land — an everyday person
living with a family of celebrity super-heroes! Behind the glamour and
wonder lie dark secrets, ruthless ambition, and twisted desires.

Each issue features a lead story set in the present, and a back-up story
set in the past.

This Issue

In an attempt to get on with her life following the death of her
husband, Liz Donnelly-Noble gives her first solo interview on live

television ­ something the Noble family isn’t sure she’s ready for.
Meanwhile, Gaia tries to keep Zephyr’s pregnancy a secret, and Rusty
makes a bold decision about his future.

Newcomer Jonboy Meyers pencils the back-up story, which traces the
beginnings of Celeste’s affair with Frost.

Recommended for readers and fans of

X-Force, The Ultimates, Powers, Astro City, and soap operas.

Copyright

Noble Causes: Family Secrets is ™ and © Jay Faerber, 2002. All right reserved.


PARADIGM #2

(W) Matthew Cashel

(A) Jeremy Haun

BW 40pp $3.50 Monthly

The Concept

Paradigm showcases a world very familiar, a world of arguing couples,
sitcoms, and 9-5 jobs. A world we all know and understand, a world in
hiding. It is within those shadows, however, that the real world of
paradigm is waiting. Waiting for a time when the shroud can be thrown
back, and the last generation of mankind can truly begin its final
years. The evolution has begun, and no one gets out alive. Except for
those, perhaps, who embrace the “POP”!

This Issue

VCR tapes, recordable dvds, and episode 22 of Moonlighting; what happens
in a world where passions run too strongly, when obsession creates new
understanding? What is Ultimate Sanity and what does it have to do with
dogs who can’t reach the water bowl?
Join Chris Howells, Zeke Moore, Andrew Dreiser, and a troll named
Dogberry on a collective unconscious journey into the unknown. And
remember, enlightenment is only a mini-van impact away.

Recommended for readers and fans of

100 Bullets, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Kubrick, Savage Dragon, and Twin Peaks..

Copyright

Paradigm is ™ and © Matt Cashel and Jeremy Haun, 2002. All rights reserved.


POWERS TP VOL. II: ROLEPLAY 2ND PRINTING

(W) Brian Michael Bendis

(A) Michael Avon Oeming

FC 112pp $13.95 Trade Paperback

Now in it’s second printing!

Detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim work out of the special
homicide offices in charge of cases that involve powers.

But this case is the most disturbing one of their careers. A group of
college kids who ‘Roleplay’ their favorite real life super-heroes D&D
style are being murdered one by one. Who or what is perpetrating these
heinous crimes, and can our two stalwart detectives find him before his
next murder?

The first printing of Powers Vol. 2: Roleplay sold in an amazing six
months (which isn’t too shocking, considering that Powers Vol. 1 is now
in its THIRD printing), so if you lament missing your opportunity to get
on the Powers train, now is your chance!

SAVAGE DRAGON #104

by Erik Larsen

FC 32pp $2.95 Ongoing monthly series.

The Concept

The World’s Greatest Super-hero fights to make the world a better place!

This Issue

We’re keeping a lid on this one suffice to say that it will be the
biggest change in the life of the Savage Dragon, well, ever

Recommended for readers and fans of

Recommended for readers and fans of bitchin’ funnybooks.

Copyright

Savage Dragon ® and © Erik Larsen, 2002. All right reserved.


SAVAGE DRAGON/HELLBOY: THE COLLECTED EDITION

by Erik Larsen

Pin-ups my Mike Mignola and Jae Lee

(Cover) Erik Larsen

FC 48pp $5.95 one-shot

The Concept

The World’s Greatest Super-hero meets the World’s Greatest Paranormal
Investigator. The entire epic collected in one handy volume at an
affordable price.

This Issue

Fans of Mike Mignola’s Hellboy will be delighted to read this volume
which collects Savage Dragon #34 and #35 for the first time. When
Dragon’s arch foe starts to decompose, a spell is cast to draw the
undead from around the globe to Chicago. With Hellboy in hot pursuit, an
ape with an exposed brain commands the Christmas-colored couple to
clobber each other. This one has it all! Vampires! Nazis! Big Mummies!
Big action! Big laughs! And Dragon crawling out of a Big Monster’s Big Butt

Recommended for readers and fans of

Bitchin’ funnybooks.

Copyright

Savage Dragon ® and © Erik Larsen, 2002. All rights reserved. Hellboy
is ® and © Mike Mignola, 2002. All rights reserved.


SAVAGE DRAGONBERT: FULL FRONTAL NERDITY

(W) Karl Hörnell

(A) Karl Hörnell

(Cover) Karl Hörnell & Erik Larsen

BW 80pp$5.95 One-Shot.

The Concept

From the pages of Savage Dragon comes Savage Dragonbert — one of the
most absurd superhero comics parodies ever. Working at a small Image
studio, superhero/engineer Dragonbert, his jaded co-workers and his
ever-conspiring roommate, Hitler’s Brainbert, take satire to new lows.

This Issue

Savage Dragonbert: Full Frontal Nerdity is a complete collection of all
published Savage Dragonbert material from the pages of Savage Dragon,
plus outtakes, unfinished stories and bonus jokes galore.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Savage Dragon, Dilbert, Robotman and the big name Marvel and DC
characters. But in a deeper sense this book is for everyone out there
who’s a little too old to be reading superhero comics and tries to make
up for the lack of intellectual stimulation by endlessly debating the
flaws and virtues of said comics on the Internet.

Copyright

Savage Dragon is ® and © Erik Larsen, 2002. All rights reserved.

SPAWN #127

Todd McFarlane Productions

(W) Brian Holguin and Todd McFarlane

(P) Angel Medina

(I) Danny Miki

(Cover) Greg Capullo and Todd McFarlane

FC 32pp $2.50 Ongoing monthly series

Concept

Al Simmons, once the U.S. government’s greatest soldier and most
effective assassin, was mercilessly executed by his own men. Resurrected
from the ashes of his own grave in a flawed agreement with the powers of
darkness, Simmons is reborn as a creature from the depths of Hell.
Disfigured, homeless and alone, this warrior now known as Spawn wanders
the shadowy alleys of New York City in search of his past life.

This Issue

“Loose Threads”
An old foe returns in a new guise, whipping up mischief and chaos in the
shadows of the New York City alleys. But there is method in this
madness, a growing web of intrigue that is quickly tightening around the
Hellspawn. Meanwhile, a pair of government agents are given a top secret
assignment: Find out who stole Al Simmons’ body and why.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Seven, Stir of Echoes, Stephen King,, and American Gothic.

Copyright

Spawn is ™ and © Todd McFarlane Productions, 2002. All rights reserved.


SUPERPATRIOT: AMERICA’S FIGHTING FORCE #4

(W) Robert Kirkman

Cory Walker

(Cover) Cory Walker

FC 32pp $2.95 Four of a four-issue finite series

The Concept

Super soldier, Johnny Armstrong has been battling the forces of evil
since World War II. His illustrious career has had many pitfalls and
triumphs over the many years of his activity. In the early ’90s it
seemed that career had come to an end, his arms and legs missing, the
result of a deadly battle with Chicago’s Vicious Circle crime
organization. His broken body was rebuilt into the ultimate killing
machine. More machine than man Johnny found himself the pawn of various
criminal and government organizations. In control of his life at last
he tries to pick up the pieces and regain some semblance of the life he knew.

This Issue

The pulse pounding patriotic pandemonium concludes! This is the one to
get, folks! Baron Blitzkrieg’s plan finally come to a head, but why
isn’t he in the drivers seat? Johnny instead finds himself face to face
with his most deadly foe yet: A mechanical menace of Nazi origin! Can
SuperPatriot overcome the odds to win the day? Well, what’s the title
of the book, silly?
Also featuring a four-page preview of next months MASTERS OF THE
UNIVERSE comic! Buy it for THAT at least!
Recommended for readers and fans of
Savage Dragon, Captain America, G.I. Joe, war movies, Other cool stuff,
and y’know… He-Man. Buy it for He-Man!

Copyright

SuperPatriot is ® and © Erik Larsen, 2002. All rights reserved


TELLOS: SONS and MOONS (res)

(W) Todd Dezago

(P) Tracie Mauk, Eric Hanson, Mauricet

(I) Tracie Mauk, Howard Shum, Mauricet

(Cover) Nick Cardy

FC 48pp $5.95

The Concept

Tellos is a magikal patchwork world made up of a myriad of different
realms, populated by creatures of myth and legend! A fantastic land
where there is an adventure around every corner … and danger at every turn!

This Issue

Sporting a Gorgeous Cover by Comics Legend, NICK CARDY, Todd Dezago and
Mike Wieringo present this third installment of their Anthology series!
The first tale, “Night Flight” recounts the less-than-romantic first
meeting between the Pirate Queen, Serra and the adventurous thief,
Hawke! Pencilled and Inked by newcomer, Tracie Mauk! Next is “Jealous
Skies”, which reveals the secret of Hawke’s wings! This fable is
pencilled by Eric Wolfe Hanson and Inked by Howard Shum (Intrigue,
Aquaman). Eric also provides the back cover. And finally, the “Legend of
Oge K’Tion”, the story of the Amulet. Pencilled and inked by Belgian
Sensation, Mauricet, this tale provides some much requested history to
the magikal world of Tellos!! With pin-ups by Thor Badendyck, Carlo
Barberi, and Mike Wieringo, this tome is a crowd pleaser! Don’t miss it!

Recommended for readers and fans of

Lord of the Rings, Leave it to Chance, and Harry Potter.

Copyright

Tellos is ™ and © Todd DeZago and Mike Wieringo, 2002.

TELLOS OFFERED AGAINS

To coincide with Tellos: Sons and Moons, we are proud to offer all things Tellos! Now you can own it all from the ground up, complete and unabridged!

Tellos Vol. 1: Reluctant Heroes

FC 152pp $17.95

The beginning of the Tellos saga! Find out how a young boy, a swashbuckling talking tiger, and a band of misfits came together to
save the world of Tellos!

Tellos Vol. 2: Kindred Spirits

FC 172pp $17.95

Continuing the adventure, Kindred Spirits delves deeper into the world
of Tellos, revealing secrets and putting our band of heroes into danger
the likes of which tehy’ve never seen!

Tellos: The Last Heist

FC 48pp $5.95

When a kleptomaniacal fox named Rikk runs into the “most worst thing”
that’s ever happened to him, it’s up to a familiar band of adventureres
to bail him out! A one-shot stand alone special.

Tellos: Maiden Voyage

FC 48pp $3.95

Recounting the story of Serra, the pirate queen, Maiden Voyage is a
history lesson on one of your favorite Tellos characters! A one shot
stand alone special.

TOMB RAIDER #25

(W) John Ney Rieber (P) Michael Turner (C) Jonathan D. Smith
ENDGAME PART 1 (of 3) Tomb Raider’s 25th issue extravaganza arrives as
special guest penciler Michael Turner joins forces with John Ney Rieber
to present the monumental issue of Tomb Raider as Top Cow’s blockbuster
ENDGAME crossover kicks off!! It all begins when the charred remains of
a long-lost Native American settlement lure Lara Croft to New York City
the home of Sara Pezzini and the Witchblade, and it ends with…the
death of Lara Croft?!?

FC 32 pages $2.99 continuing series

Attention: Retailers please see order form for retailer incentive program:


TOMB RAIDER: JOURNEYS #7

(W) Fiona Avery (P) TBA (I) Marlo Alquiza (C) Jonathan D. Smith

“The Low Down”

This small Australian town isn’t big enough for the two of them. Lara
Croft begins her digging into the mystery of the stolen Maori
Dream-Spear. Finding the right information will come only after she
agrees to a duel shoot-out with the man who knows what she’s looking
for. It seems that Down Under, Lara is wanted more dead than alive!

FC 32 pages $2.99 limited series


WITCHBLADE #60

(W) David Wohl (P) Francis Manapul (I) Jason Gorder (C) Steve Firchow
ENDGAME PART 2 (of 3) Witchblade month kicks off with this special
anniversary issue!!! As Top Cow’s ENDGAME crossover continues, Sara
Pezzini searches for answers to what caused the terrible fate of her
friend and cohort, Lara Croft. What she discovers is an entity as old as
the Witchblade itself, but much more deadly…and evil…

FC 32 pgs $2.99 continuing series

Attention: Retailers please see order form for retailer incentive program:


WITCHBLADE #1/2

(W) David Wohl (P) Brian Ching (I) Batt/Jonathan Sibal (C) Dan Kemp
One of the most sought after half issues returns just in time for
Witchblade month as Top Cow re-releases the highly acclaimed Witchblade
1/2 issue. Showcasing one of Sara and Nottingham’s most vicious
meetings, who will make it out alive? With an all new cover, this great
half issue is not to be missed!!

FC 24 pgs $2.99


WITCHBLADE #55 ­ EXCLUSIVE BATTLE OF THE PLANETS COVER

(W) David Wohl (P) Francis Manapul (I) Jason Gorder (C) John Starr/Beth Sotelo
The Battle of the Planets phenomenon continues on as the team comes face
to face with the Witchblade on this great alternate cover!! This
incredible crossover event cover premiered at the Wizard World East
convention earlier this year and was the hit of the show!! A highly
visual and stunning cover, only a handful of copies remain so make sure
to grab yours while you can!!

FC 32 pgs Please inquire about pricing.

WITCHBLADE #55 ­ EXCLUSIVE BATTLE OF THE PLANETS COVER ­Andy Park Signed Edition

(W) David Wohl (P) Francis Manapul (I) Jason Gorder (C) John Starr/Beth Sotelo
The Battle of the Planets phenomenon continues on as the team comes face
to face with none other than Sara Pezzini, the Witchblade!! This
incredible crossover event cover premiered at the Wizard World East
convention earlier this year and was the hit of the show!! Plus, now is
your chance to own this incredible cover signed by artist Andy (Tomb
Raider) Park!! Quantities are limited so act now!!

FC 32 pgs Please inquire about pricing.


BATTLE OF THE PLANETS #4

(W) Munier Sharrieff (P) Wilson Tortosa (C) Shane Law and Udon Studios
Who is the mysterious and nefarious Zoltar? And how far will he go in
his quest to infiltrate, conquer and annihilate all of humanity? What
connection does he have to the Gotchaman team’s mentor Dr. Anderson? And
even more importantly, can the team stay together long enough to save
all of mankind? The frightening answers begin to be revealed this issue.

FC 32 pgs $2.99 continuing series


BATTLE OF THE PLANETS CONVENTION POSTER

By Alex Ross

The first ever Battle of the Planets poster is now available!!
Previously a convention exclusive, now is your chance to own the poster
of the hottest team in the universe, Battle of the Planets!! Painted by
none other than Alex Ross, Mark, Jason, Princess, Tiny and Keyop are
ready to protect your walls today!!

FC rolled Please inquire about pricing.


TOP COW CLASSICS: TOMB RAIDER/WITCHBLADE #1

(W & P) Michael Turner (I) Joe Weems (C) Jonathan D. Smith

Top Cow Classics is proud to present the original special that started
it all, Tomb Raider/Witchblade. Written and illustrated by superstar
Michael Turner, you can now own this modern day classic in its purist
form. Made available for the first time ever in a black and white
format, this beautiful issue won’t last long!!

B&W 32 pgs $2.99


TOMB RAIDER/WITCHBLADE TPB: TROUBLE SEEKERS

(W) Michael turner/Bill O’Neil (P) Michael Turner/Keu Cha (I) Joe Weems
(C) Jonathan D. Smith
Lara and Sara are back in a few of their most celebrated crossover events!! Containing the first ever meeting of these two ultra-beauties, the Tomb Raider/Witchblade special and there second historic teaming in the Witchblade/Tomb Raider special, you can now relive these classic adventures all over again!! Also including the hard to find Witchblade/Tomb Raider 1/2 issue, all encompassed with an all-new cover
by artist Michael Turner, this great trade paperback is sure to go
fast!!

FC 80 pages $7.95

WITCHBLADE/TOMB RAIDER HOLOFOIL COVER ­ Marc Silvestri signed Edition

(P) Marc Silvestri
From the depths of the Top Cow vaults comes the first ever offering of the uncut Witchblade/Tomb Raider holofoil cover, illustrated by the man himself, Marc Silvestri! As an added bonus, Marc has signed a handful of these great uncut covers, making sure they’re ready to be framed and displayed for all to see!! Measuring over 11″ x 14″ in size, quantities
of this incredible exclusive are limited, make sure to grab yours
today!!

FC shipped flat Please inquire about pricing.


VAMPIRE’S CHRISTMAS

(W) Joseph Michael Linsner.

(Painted artwork )Linsner and Mike Dubisch.

(Cover) Linsner.

FC 48pp $5.95 Graphic Novel

The Concept

At Christmas time, all dreams come true. What do vampires dream of?
Blood, of course. Lots of it. Esque, the vampire, is no different, but
in Santa’s eyes he’s been more naughty than nice. A lump of coal in his
stocking is what Esque expects as he goes off into the cold city night
to seek his holiday dinner. During his hunt on Christams Eve, he
encounters junkies, pedophiles, goth chicks, and the scariest of them
all –holiday shoppers. Everyone’s hustling for that last-minute score,
and amidst the snow and carols, who knows what Esque might find?

This Graphic Novel marks the return of Esque, Joseph Michael Linsner’s
post-modern vampire. After haunting Linsner’s work for the last 10
years, Esque finally gets a chance to star in a book of his own. The
Vampire’s Christmas ~~ the feel-good vampire comic of the season.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Anne Rice, Laurel K. Hamilton, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Angel.

Copyright

The Vampire’s Christmas is ™ and © Joseph Michael Linsner, 2002.

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