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Image Comics Solicitations for Product Shipping September, 2006

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Image Comics has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for product shipping September, 2006. Discuss these solicitations here on CBR’s Image Comics forum and tell fellow fans what you plan on picking up.

Image Solicitations – Last Six Months


TRUE STORY, SWEAR TO GOD #1

story by TOM BELAND

art & cover by TOM BELAND

24 pgs

BW

September 13

$2.99

“IF THIS BE PAYDAY”

TOM BELAND is a California cartoonist who is now living on the island of Puerto Rico, with the woman of his dreams he met at a bus stop a year ago in Disneyworld. It hasn’t been easy, since his freelance clients haven’t paid him in months, while demanding more work from him. But all that is going to change as BELAND demands restitution… or else!

Join the romance/comedy nominated for TWO EISNER AWARDS at its new home at IMAGE COMICS!!!


THE CROSS BRONX #1

story by MICHAEL AVON OEMING & IVAN BRANDON

art & cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING

variant cover by ESAD RIBIC

32 pg

FC

September 7

$2.99

MIKE OEMING, co-creator of POWERS returns to full art duties in violent noir fashion with a twist of the paranormal as THE CROSS

BRONX shows you NY at its highs and lows. When an assassin targets dozens of low-level gangbangers all over the city, Detective Ortiz must look to a comatose girl for the answers.

FEATURING A FULLY PAINTED VARIANT COVER BY MARVEL SUPERSTAR ESAD RIBIC!


SAM NOIR: SAMURAI DETECTIVE #1

story by ERIC A. ANDERSON & MANNY TREMBLEY

art & cover by MANNY TREMBLEY

24 pg

BW

September 13

$2.99

“PAYBACK IS A NICHE”

On the third floor of a cluttered low-rent office, Sam Noir met his destiny. Destiny wore a dress, and she was the best thing to walk into Sam’s life…right up until they snuffed her out, that is. They nixed his betty, and now he’s gonna nix them. Once he finds out who “they” are.


TABULA RASA

story by KEITH GIFFEN & SHANNON DENTON

art & cover by MATT JACOBS

48 pg

BW

September 7

$4.99

A dying cop has his soul transported into the body of a near unstoppable clay version of himself and must now enact vengeance on those that killed him within seven days or lose his soul forever. But first he has to figure out who killed him. Created by Eisner winning writer/artist KEITH GIFFEN and Cartoon Network writer SHANNON DENTON.


BATTLE POPE, VOL. 2: MAYHEM TP

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art & cover MATTHEW ROBERTS, TONY MOORE & VAL STAPLES

120 pg

FC

September 27

$12.99

Picking up right where volume one left off, this collection paves the way for all future Battle Pope stories. Featuring the downfall of HellCorp and Pope’s rise to local celebrity status, plus as many fights, guns, jokes, chicks and violence as you can fit in a 120-page trade paperback. This one has it all. Now presented in FULL COLOR!

Collects BATTLE POPE #5-8

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES


CAPTAIN AMAZING TP

story SCOTT KURTZ

art & cover SCOTT KURTZ

80 pg

BW

September 6

$8.99

Before PvP, before TRUTH, JUSTIN AND THE AMERICAN WAY… there was CAPTAIN AMAZING. Follow the debut adventure of this determined little hero as he fights for the right to be sole protector of Metro City.

Collects some of SCOTT KURTZ’s earliest work from his 1995 mini-comic as well as comic strips from his college newspaper days. A must for PvP fans interested in the origins of Scott’s work.


DEADWORLD: DEAD-KILLER TP

story by GARY REED

art & cover by RON McCAIN

120 pg

BW

September 20

$14.99

A mysterious man rose from the ashes of a Deadworld. He was a killer, a hunter… and his prey is the undead’s leader, the intelligent zombie known as King Zombie. Only one will survive. A collection of the Dead-Killer’s appearances from the original DEADWORLD series.

Collects DEADWORLD: THE KILLER AND THE KING 1-3 & THE DEAD-KILLER one shot


DOLL AND CREATURE, VOL. 1: EVERYTHING TURNS GRAY TP

story by RICK REMENDER

art by JOHN HEEBINK & MIKE MANLEY

cover by KIERON DWYER & KEVIN NOWLAN

104 pg

FC

September 13

$12.99

Religion is outlawed and blasé hedonism is the norm, in the skewed future of DOLL AND CREATURE. Unleashed into this godless society is a horrible new drug, Gray Matter, which physically transforms its users into monsters, called “Hydes.” As the cities rot a mysterious creature emerges with only one instinct: hunt down the Hydes to rid society of them.

Presenting for the first time in trade form: the re-mastered full color version of the cult classic series.


INVINCIBLE, VOL 7: THREE’S COMPANY

story by ROBERT KIRKMAN

art & cover by RYAN OTTLEY & BILL CRABTREE

144 pg

FC

September 7

$14.99

On a trip to Africa Mark finds himself torn between two lives; his normal life with his girlfriend Amber and his superhero life with good friend Atom Eve. Decisions, decisions… Also in this volume: Angstrom Levy makes his move and the truth about ROBOT is revealed!

Collects INVINCIBLE #31-35


LIONS, TIGERS AND BEARS , VOL. 1 TP – NEW PRINTING

story MIKE BULLOCK

art & cover JACK LAWRENCE

128 pg

FC

September 7

$12.99

“FEAR AND PRIDE”

Follow Joey Price on the adventure of a lifetime through the Stuffed Animal Kingdom is this epic all-ages odyssey! When Joey’s worst fears, The Beasties, come crawling out of his closet in the middle of the night, he finds out his new stuffed animals, the Night Pride, are more real and more needed than he ever could have imagined.


THE SPAWN MANGA COLLECTION TP

story by JUZO TOKORO

art by JUZO TOKORO

cover by BRIAN HABERLIN & JUZO TOKORO

600 pages

BW

September 20

$17.99

Ken Kurosawa was the bodyguard for a L.A. gang leader. In the midst of a gang war, Ken was murdered by a car bomb. That was when he made his fateful deal with Malebogia, not knowing that from then on he’d be part of his hellish hordes as a SPAWN! Opposed by numerous enemies, constantly manipulated, he is brought to fight his best friend without knowing it. 100% authentic MANGA!!


THE UNTOUCHABLES TP

story JOE PRUETT

art by JOHN KISSEE

cover GALEN SHOWMAN

160 pg

BW

September 13

$16.99

Twenty years after the fall of Capone and the rise to fame of Ness comes a new group of Treasury agents code-named Untouchables. Prohibition now includes not only liquor, but tobacco and firearms. Gun fights, car chases, gangsters, nightclubs and sexy dames galore can be found throughout this hard-boiled, alternate take on the days of the mob and the officers who hunted them.

Collects UNTOUCHABLES #1-4 & THE CRIMEWAVE one shot


ANT #9

story MARIO GULLY

art & cover MARIO GULLY

32 pg

FC

September 20

$2.99

“MOVING ON,” Conclusion

Ant and her new friends Caliente and Rundown join forces to take on the Mind Drainer. Cold Burn rises again as the serious opposition. Can Hannah’s memories be recovered or are they lost forever? Will Gadget man find a way to retrieve and attach Ant’s arm? So many questions, so little time!


CASANOVA #4

story MATT FRACTION

art & cover GABRIEL BÁ

24 pages

2C

September 13

$1.99

Fourteen years ago, a man began to meditate. His goal: reincarnate as the Supersammasambuddha for fun and profit. Now, on the eve of his great awakening and reincarnation as a god, Casanova Quinn is preparing to steal him.

And how do you steal a god? Trust us. It’s totally awesome.

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES


DEATH, JR., VOL. II #2 (of 3)

story GARY WHITTA

art TED NAIFEH

cover CHAD PFARR

48 pg

FC

September 13

$4.99

The summer is off to a less-than-savory start for DJ and his friends. DJ discovered that working with his dad is definitely not all he thought it would be, and the rest of the gang is miserable at summer camp. But DJ finds an easy way to zoom to the top (or so he thinks). When Pandora gets word of DJ’s new ambitions she decides to break out of camp and come to the rescue, but will she be in time?


ELEPHANTMEN #3

story RICHARD STARKINGS

art MORITAT & TOM SCIOLI

cover LADRÖNN

variant cover BRIAN BOLLAND

32 pg

FC

September 20

$2.99

27 PAGES OF STORY!

As Hip Flask recovers from his battle with Elijah Delaney, Miki gets A GOOD LOOK at him as they wait for medical help… Meanwhile, Ebony Hide may need help himself after a run-in with gang baron Serengheti in THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM – a special story drawn by GØDLAND’s TOM SCIOLI!


EMISSARY #5

story CHRISTOPHER E. LONG

art & cover JUAN E. FERREYRA

created & co-plotted by JIM VALENTINO

32 pg

FC

September 27

$3.50

“REVELATIONS 2:1”

A new story arc begins here! Emissary spans the globe in an effort to gain deeper insight into humanity, both its achievements and its atrocities. Meanwhile, a secret think-tank in the U.S. Capitol convenes to devise a strategy to bring him down…by any means possible!

FEAR AGENT #9

story RICK REMENDER

art JEROME OPENA

cover TONY MOORE

32 pg

FC

September 20

$2.99

On the far side of the universe there is a light and it never goes out…


FELL #8 (RES)

story WARREN ELLIS

art & cover BEN TEMPLESMITH

24 pg

FC

September 27

$1.99

A dead body outside Idiots Bar brings the personal and professional together very awkwardly for Detective Richard Fell, Snowtown PD; because his friend, bar owner Mayko, is being blamed by the dead man’s friends for his death…


GIRLS #17

story JOSHUA LUNA

art & cover JONATHAN LUNA

32 pg

FC

September 20

$2.99

Castrated.

ALSO AVAILABLE:

GIRLS Poster (24×36) $7.99

ULTRA Poster (24×36) $7.99

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES


INVINCIBLE #36 (RES)

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art RYAN OTTLEY & BILL CRABTREE

32 pg

FC

September 7

$2.99

The Re-animen strike! After months of careful planning and preparation D.A. Sinclair unleashes his undead automatons on Upstate University. Luckily, a young man named Mark Grayson just happens to be attending classes there. He’ll be able to do something to stop them – he’s Invincible!

ALL PREVIOUS ORDERS ARE CANCELLED


JACK STAFF #13

story PAUL GRIST

art & cover PAUL GRIST

32 pg

FC

September 27

$3.50

There’s something wrong in Castletown, but only Becky Burdock Vampire Hunter seems to have noticed, and if she’s going to sort it out the only man who can help her is Jack Staff, Britain’s greatest Villain!


NEGATIVE BURN #5

by JIM ALEXANDER, BRIAN BOLLAND, SHAWN CRYSTAL, CHRIS ELIOPOULOS, MICHEL FIFFE, ADAM FORD, DEAN HASPIEL, PHIL HESTER, ANDE PARKS, JOE PRUETT, MATTHEW SMITH & ERIC STEPHENSON

cover TOMISLAV TIKULIN

64 pg

BW

September 20

$5.99

The Eisner, Harvey and Eagle Award nominee continues with another all-star line-up of talent! NEGATIVE BURN is the monthly source for the best new talent mingled with the finest established talent!


NOBLE CAUSES #24

story JAY FAERBER

art JON BOSCO

cover KHARY RANDOLPH

32 pg

FC

September 13

$3.50

Race’s quest to regain his powers leads him down a dark path. Will Liz follow?


OCCULT CRIMES TASKFORCE # 3 (of 4)

story DAVID ATCHISON & ROSARIO DAWSON

art & cover TONY SHASTEEN

32 pg

FC

September 20

$2.99

Tensions rise to dangerous levels in Manhattan as the Soul Ripper’s horrific murder spree reaches beyond the streets of the Otherground and into the city at large. Sophia’s only lead comes from Joan Alastor, a retired detective with a hex on her head and a chip on her shoulder. To find out what Joan knows, a bargain must be struck and what she wants in return may be more than Sophia and the O.C.T. can offer.

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES


PHONOGRAM #2 (of 6)

story KIERON GILLEN

art & cover JAMIE McKELVIE

32 pg

BW

September 7

$3.50

“I CAN’T IMAGINE THE WORLD WITHOUT ME”

Someone won’t let Britannia, sacred Mod-goddess of Britpop, rest in peace. If David Kohl can’t find out whom, his very existence is forfeit. Clues? He hasn’t any until he sees the solemn ghost of an old girlfriend. For David, ghosts are normal. Ghosts of living girls, however, are something very different…


ROCKETO #12

story FRANK ESPINOSA & MARIE TAYLOR

art & cover FRANK ESPINOSA

32 pg

FC

September 6

$3.99

The Journey to the Hidden Sea thunders towards its dramatic conclusion! In his race against time Rocketo must call on the deadly forces that killed his parents to rescue his friends from Scarletto. He confronts the gigantic Lucernean Armada that threatens all life in the Hidden Sea. As this epic comes to an end, the New World beckons Rocketo to further adventures.


SAVAGE DRAGON #129

story ERIK LARSEN

art & cover ERIK LARSEN

32 pg

FC

September 27

$2.99

Having suffered the most unexpected loss of all, Savage Dragon must do all he can just to stay alive. And if that wasn’t enough, he must also face the looming threat of a deadly new foe!


SHADOWHAWK #15

story JIM VALENTINO

art JIM VALENTINO

cover JUAN FERREYRA

32 pg

FC

September 13

$3.50

“ON THE REBOUND,” Part Two

Eddie gets laid. Finally.


SPAWN #162

story DAVID HINE

art PHILIP TAN & DANNY MIKI

cover PHILIP TAN

32 pg

FC

September 27

$2.95

BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL!

Spawn and Zera fight it out amongst the ruins of a devastated civilization. This is Spawn as you’ve never seen him before, facing an adversary who is too insane to ever admit defeat. No one gets out

of here alive!


STRANGE GIRL #11

story RICK REMENDER

art & cover NICK STAKAL

32 pg

FC

September 27

$2.99

Bethany is forced to take a slight detour… to hell.


TASK FORCE 1 #3

story JEFFERY STEVENSON

art & cover CARLOS RODRIGUEZ & JOËL SÉGUIN

created & co-plotted by JIM VALENTINO

32 pg

FC

September 7

$3.50

An enemy ambush has decimated their ranks, and only one member of Task Force 1 managed to escape. Now, he must navigate past hundreds of soldiers gunning for him-not only to free his teammates, but to stop a madman from destroying millions of lives!

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES


UMBRA #3 (of 3)

52pg

BW

$5.99

September 6

Story MURPHY

art & cover MIKE HAWTHORNE

Our heroine ventures to an island off the coast of Greenland that contains not only the truth behind the mysterious skeleton but much, much more. Hot on her trail is an assassin trying to cover up the Cold War secret at the heart of this mystery. And hot on his trail is our heroine’s new girlfriend!


THE WALKING DEAD #32 (RES)

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

32 pg

BW

September 20

$2.99

Surrounded.

ALL PREVIOUS ORDERS ARE CANCELLED

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

TOP COW SOLICITATIONS


Witchblade #102

(W) Ron Marz

(A) Adriana Melo

(Cov) Trevor Hairsine

The shockwaves from the landmark 100th issue threaten to shake Witchblade to its very core! The life of NYPD Detective Sara Pezzini has been thrown into the kind of turmoil she never expected, forcing her to make one of the most important decisions of her life. Will she actually surrender the Witchblade to another bearer? Writer Ron Marz has put Witchblade back everyone’s “must-read” list, and new regular artist Adriana Melo is bringing a feminine perspective to everyone’s favorite heroine. See why Broken Frontier praises, “The stories are character driven, with fascinating plots and dialogue to draw the reader in.”

Full color 32 pages $2.99


Cyberforce #6

(W) Ron Marz

(A/Cov) Pat Lee

The first story arc roars to its climax as the reunited Cyberforce battles a god-like alien race intent on destroying the Earth! At least one member of the team won’t survive the battle. Who will it be? Ripclaw? Velocity? Impact? Heatwave? And will the sacrifice of one be enough to save the lives of the others? Find out who lives and who dies as the acclaimed team of Ron Marz and Pat Lee conclude the first unforgettable storyline of the all-new Cyberforce.

Full Color 32 Pages $2.99


City of Heroes #15

(W) David Wohl

(A) Ronan Cliquet

(Cov) David Nakayama

As the Banished Pantheon’s plan nears completion, the Freedom Phalanx and Foreshadow’s team must join forces with the CIRCLE OF THORNS in an attempt to avert a disaster of biblical proportions. But are they already too late? And what role does the mysterious goddess Tielekku play in this? Read this action-packed issue and find out!

Full color 32 pages $2.99


Darkness E3 Exclusive Edition

(W) Paul Jenkins

(A) Dale Keown

(Cov) Marc Silvestri

In celebration of the E3 convention and the release of the Darkness video game, this Special Edition #1 is available in limited copies!

Full Color 32 Pages $2.99


The Darkness Compendium Edition

(W) Garth Ennis, Paul Jenkins

(A) Silvestri, Benitez

There’s nothing like going back to the beginning and reading it all over again– issue #1-40, plus the complete run of the Tales of the Darkness series collected into one trade paperback. See how the Darkness first appeared and threw Jackie into the chaotic world of the supernatural. Get the first appearances of The Magdalena and more!

Full color 1248 pages $49.99 trade paperback


Wanted Trade Paperback softcover reprint

(W) Mark Millar

(A/Cov) J.G. Jones

Collecting Wanted issues #1-#6 as well as the Wanted: Dossier, this trade paperback collection reveals an alternate version of the world right outside your window where the villains are the heroes and the bad guys run the world. Nominated in 2006 for the Eisner awards the Wanted trade paperback delivers hard hitting action and adventure from modern masters of the comics field. Plus, features new cover art by J.G. Jones

Full color 192 pages $19.99

Image Comics Solicitations for Product Shipping September, 2006
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