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New “Colder,” “Mirror’s Edge” Feature in Dark Horse Comics’ September 2015 Solicitations

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Dark Horse has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for products shipping September 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




Abe Sapien #26

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

On sale Sept 9

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

Abe left the BPRD to confront the monsters to which people said he was connected. Now he’s found one, towering over a doomed Florida town, leading to a terrifying meeting of the minds as Abe dives headfirst into the question of his own origins and purpose.

“Abe Sapien is arguably one of the strongest titles in the Mignolaverse and considering the other titles involved, that says it all right there, doesn’t it?”-All-Comic


Adam.3 #2 (of 5)

Scott Kolins (W/A/Cover)

On sale Sept 2

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

A nightmarish plague threatens Adam’s island home and everything he holds dear-including his beloved wife, his troubled son, and the animals he watches over. Lives are lost and captives are taken as an otherworldly invader penetrates Adam’s utopian environment.

• Writer/artist Scott Kolins premieres ADAM.3!

• Published in special “widescreen” format!


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

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

On sale Sept 2

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Ricardo Delgado’s latest tale of survival and the cycle of life in Cretaceous Africa! Will the lone, deadly Spinosaurus aegyptiacus survive to see another day? With colors by Ryan Hill (House of Night, Judge Dredd: Mega-City Two), this powerful, beautifully detailed adventure comes to a dramatic finish!



Angel & Faith Season 10 #18

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

On sale Sept 2

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Faith and Drusilla go head to head!

• An all-Faith, all-Fred vampire adventure!

“I fall in love with these characters every time a new issue comes out, and this issue had me gushing. Highest possible recommendation.” -SciFiPulse


Archie Archives: Prom Pranks and Other Stories TP

Bob Montana (W/P) and Various (I/C)

On sale Nov 11

FC, 240 pages

$19.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

Dark Horse and Archie Comic Publications present the archive library series everyone’s talking about-now in bargain-priced trade paperback! The earliest, hardest-to-find stories in the history of Archie comics can now be read and enjoyed in full color, from Archie’s budding romances with Betty and Veronica to his antics at Riverdale High. This volume collects all Archie stories from Pep Comics #22-#38, Jackpot Comics #4-#8, and Archie Comics #1-#2.

• Over 200 pages of full-color laughs-value priced!

“Dark Horse’s dedication to restoring these issues to full color and clarity preserves the Archie world for all of us to enjoy.”-Crave Online


Archie vs. Predator HC

Alex de Campi (W), Fernando Ruiz (P/Cover), Rich Koslowski (I/Cover), and Jason Millet (C)

On sale Nov 4

FC, 128 pages

$19.99

HC, 7″ x 10″

When Archie and friends head south for Spring Break, party games and beach games are soon replaced by the Most Dangerous Game! As the unparalleled fierceness of Betty and Veronica lures the trophy-collecting Predator to Riverdale, will the kids even realize they’re in danger before it claims them all?! Collecting issues #1-#4 of the smash-hit series!

“A mash-up for the ages.”-USA Today

“Archie vs. Predator #1 is a gift from God himself.”-Comic Book Resources

“The essence of what makes Archie comics work in conflict with what makes Predator work.”-Multiversity Comics

“If you thought Archie Meets the Punisher was bizarre, you haven’t seen anything yet.”-IGN


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

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

On sale Sept 2

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Baltimore’s companions risk their lives for the steadfast tin soldier, but the Red King gains powerful new allies. Can the hero with no heart overcome the dark forces, or will it take a new sort of man to defeat the most ancient of evils?

• Featuring art from Peter Bergting (The Portent, Domovoi).


“Your death will be swift, though not painless!”-Wyvern Stormblüd

Barb Wire #3

Chris Warner (W), Patrick Olliffe (P), Tom Nguyen (I), Gabe Eltaeb (C), and Adam Hughes (Cover)

On sale Sept 2

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Bounty hunter Barb Wire goes after the lion in its lair when she confronts the drunken powerhouse named Wyvern Stormblüd in his squat-a decaying steel mill almost as hazardous as he is. It’s a battle between the swift and smart and the ‘faced and ferocious!



B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #135

Mike Mignola (W/Variant cover), John Arcudi (W), Laurence Campbell (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale Sept 16

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

The impossible will happen!

The stakes have never been higher going into the final massive story of Hell on Earth as the Black Flame tests the limits of his power.



BPRD Neon Sign

On sale Sept 2

The neon sign stands at 13″ tall, 9.25″ wide

Packaged in foam in 19″ x 13″ x 3″ full-color box

$99.99

Reveal your secret membership in the world’s most elite covert organization with our new BPRD neon sign. The logo for the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense is instantly recognized by Hellboy fans and readers of Mike Mignola’s vast comic universe. The light glows red with a black base. Can be displayed on a flat surface or hung. Includes cord and plug.



Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #19

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

On sale Sept 23

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

With a little help from Willow, Giles is given a second chance at adulthood, and the demon scourge smells weakness. Meanwhile, Buffy and Dawn are reunited with their neglectful father, Hank Summers.

• The crossover event of the season: Big meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer!


Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 Library Edition Volume 3 HC

Joss Whedon (W), Andrew Chambliss (W), Jane Espenson (W), Georges Jeanty (P), Karl Moline (P), Phil Noto (P), Andy Owens (I), Dexter Vines (I), Karl Story (I), Michelle Madsen (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)

On sale Nov 11

FC, 304 pages

$29.99

HC, 8″ x 12 3/16″

Buffy, Xander, and Willow confront new enemies-a superbeing bent on revenge, a Slayer gone rogue, and the ancient god who created vampires-in a battle that will change the shape of the world. Buffy, with a little help from her friends, rediscovers what it truly means to be a Slayer. Collects Buffy Season 9 Volumes 4 and 5.

• Expanded sketchbook and deluxe oversized format.


Cover by Mike Mignola!

The Chronicles of Conan Volume 30: The Death of Conan and Other Stories TP

Michael Higgins (W), Ron Lim (P), Gary Hartle (P), Rodney Ramos (P), Dan Adkins (I), Mike DeCarlo (I), Alfredo Alcala (I), Ricardo Villagrán (I), George Roussos (C), and Mike Mignola (Cover)

On sale Nov 18

FC, 200 pages

$19.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

A young Conan is arrested and falsely accused of a king’s murder, and the Cimmerian is tortured, stabbed, dragged through the streets, and thrown into a river. He is found by his closest allies, but they discover they are too late. Conan is dead! Collects Marvel’s Conan the Barbarian #233-#240.

• All stories collected for the first time!


Written by Eisner winner Paul Tobin!

Colder: Toss the Bones #1 (of 5)

Paul Tobin (W) and Juan Ferreyra (A/Cover)

On sale Sept 30

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Declan has gone from a mere human to a reluctant hero-all while the subject of the horrific machinations of the monstrous creature Nimble Jack. But our hero’s trials have only begun, as Jack flits freely between Boston and a deranged and dark reality known as the Hungry World, uniting agents of madness with only one purpose: to slaughter and consume Declan!

• Art by Juan Ferreyra (Constantine: Future’s End, Batman Eternal)!


Janissa the Widowmaker returns!

Conan the Avenger #18

Fred Van Lente (W), Brian Ching (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Jason Felix (Cover)

On sale Sept 30

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

Janissa the Widowmaker-one of the deadliest warriors Conan has ever met-returns and makes Conan fight for his life! Conan is a prisoner of Janissa’s all-female army, but the true threat may not be their leader, but lurking amid their ranks!

“It’s a fun, exciting adventure story starring everyone’s favorite Barbarian . . . Recommended.”-Fandom Post


Eisner, Harvey, and Stumptown award winner!

Dark Horse Presents #14

Steven Grant (W), Brendan McCarthy (W/A), Alex de Campi (W), Rich Woodall (W), Michael May (W), Anthony Zicari (W), Paul Gulacy (A/Cover), Jerry Ordway (A), Craig Rousseau (A), Jason Copland (A), and Oscar Capristo (A)

On sale Sept 16

FC, 48 pages

$4.99

Ongoing

Steven Grant and Paul Gulacy resurrect the Warren Publishing character the Rook-a time-traveling, gunslinging monster fighter! And the next chapter of Brendan McCarthy’s Dream Gang begins here!

Plus, new chapters of Alex de Campi and Jerry Ordway’s Semiautomagic and Rich Woodall and Craig Rousseau’s Kyrra: Alien Jungle Girl!

Michael May and Jason Copland’s Kill All Monsters and Anthony Zicari and Oscar Capristo’s Grimm Arcane conclude!


Death Head #3 (of 6)

Zack Keller (W), Nick Keller (W), Joanna Estep (A), Kelly Fitzpatrick (C), and E. M. Gist (Cover)

On sale Sept 16

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Driven by a compulsion to understand the mask he found in the woods, Niles heads to Reyes-the mysterious seaside town that he sees in his visions. Lately, the town has been plagued by unexplained suicides, so a curious visitor is the last thing that residents want. Finding the truth won’t be easy . . . because some evils should never be unmasked.

• A supernatural-horror thriller about family and creeping, terrifying murder!


ElfQuest: The Final Quest #11

Wendy Pini (W/A/Cover), Richard Pini (W), and Sonny Strait (C)

On sale Sept 23

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

The one issue you dare not miss! The elves’ unprecedented gathering reaches a fever pitch when Strongbow’s lifemate Moonshade, Oddbit the troll queen, Mender the healer, Skywise the stargazer, and even evil Winnowill pursue their hearts’ desires-and some dare ask for even more! Angrif Djun’s war fleet invades the Wavedancers’ waters as a shattering moment of truth occurs between Cutter and Timmain.

“ElfQuest has some of my favorite illustrations. Everything about it screams fantasy and wonder. So if anything, the illustrations could easily win me over alone.”-Comic Bastards



Fight Club 2 #5

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

On sale Sept 16

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Since he was discharged from the mental hospital, Sebastian has been a do-nothing cog in the world’s largest military-industrial corporation: Rize or Die. Marla searches for clues among the various clubs that have spun off of Tyler’s original fight clubs, and she discovers that Project Mayhem is not a boys-only enterprise-not anymore.

• Chuck Palahniuk writes the sequel to Fight Club!

“At turns deeply poignant and very funny, Palahniuk’s freakish fables capture a twisted zeitgeist and add an oddly inspirational and subversive voice to the contemporary canon…. In the post-9/11 present, a hyperactive, Internet-obsessed, war- and recession-weary America apparently needs Tyler again.”-The Atlantic


“Gorgeous.”-io9

Frankenstein Underground TP

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

On sale Nov 25

FC, 144 pages

$19.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

After a fight with Hellboy, Frankenstein’s monster escapes the terrible Mexican laboratory where he was imprisoned and discovers strange creatures beneath the desert, where he’ll learn some of the greatest secrets of the mystical world in the strangest Hellboy spinoff yet! Collects Frankenstein Underground #1-#5.

• The sequel to Hellboy: House of the Living Dead!

“Compelling from cover to cover, and manages to exceed expectations with haunting art on almost every page.”-Bloody Disgusting

“Its dark and Lovecraftian tone jells perfectly with the character of Frankenstein’s monster. With such an all-star creative team behind the project, I eagerly await what darkness our Franken-friend is poised to plumb.” -The Fandom Post


Game of Thrones: Daenerys and Drogon Statuette

On sale Nov 18

Measures 7″ across and 9″ from front to back.

Packaged in full-color collector box

$99.99

Dark Horse presents Daenerys Targaryen and her dragon Drogon in an iconic moment from HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Based upon the larger, sold-out limited edition Daenerys and Drogon statue produced by Dark Horse, this elaborately detailed prepainted sculpture has been scaled down into a smaller edition for all Game of Thrones fans to collect and marvel over!


Grab a fistful of Goon!

The Goon Library Volume 1 HC

Eric Powell (W/A/Cover)

On sale Nov 11

FC, 496 pages

$39.99

HC, 8″ x 12 3/16″

Lonely Street comes under all manner of threats both tragic and hilarious in this deluxe hardcover edition of The Goon.

The Nameless Man, the Zombie Priest, has come to town to build a gang from the undead. Yet even with an unlimited supply of soldiers, the Priest cannot move in on the territory controlled by the crime boss Labrazio and his unstoppable enforcer-the Goon. But when the Priest discovers Goon’s most closely held secret, the balance of power threatens to change forever! Collects The Goon Volumes 0-3.

• Created by Eisner Award winner Eric Powell!

“Powell has done something truly special with the art and made Goon more captivating than ever.” -AiPT!

“The action flows so cohesively from one panel to the next, you’re engaged from the first smashed window.” -Nerds on the Rocks


Groo: Friends and Foes #9

Sergio Aragones (W/A/Cover), Mark Evanier (W), Stan Sakai (L), and Michael Atiyeh (C)

On sale Sept 16

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

The world’s stupidest warrior encounters two old friends who are most definitely foes: Pal ‘n’ Drumm-the greatest of con artists and his sidekick, the world’s second-stupidest warrior. Brought to you, like all Groo comics, by the award-winning duo of Sergio Aragones and Mark Evanier, with lettering by Stan Sakai and coloring by Michael Atiyeh!

“They continue to keep this funny and entertaining to read, which is an absolute joy in a medium drowning in somber, grim heroics. Fun for all ages.”-SciFiPulse


Halo: Escalation #22

Duffy Boudreau (W), Douglas Franchin (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Isaac Hannaford (Cover)

On sale Sept 23

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

“The Absolute Record” Part 4-On a hidden world, Spartan Commander Palmer and the fugitive Dr. Catherine Halsey go head to head for control over the ultimate trove of Forerunner secrets. The six-part sequel to Spartan Ops ratchets up to its explosive conclusion in this thrilling issue by Duffy Boudreau (BlackAcre) and Douglas Franchin (Person of Interest).

• The Halo franchise has sales eclipsing $4.5 billion over its lifetime!

• An essential addition to the Halo canon!

“A solid premise . . . that really dives into the forefront of Halo’s ongoing saga.”-IGN


“Genuinely creepy and engaging.”-Mark Millar

Harrow County #5

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

On sale Sept 9

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

After uncovering Harrow County’s twisted history and her own bizarre connection to the populace, Emmy forges a new and profound connection to the land and its creatures-but a familiar and sinister presence lurks just over the county lines . . .

“Harrow County is worth checking out if you’re a horror-comic fan!”-Clive Barker


His family will be his death!

Hellboy in Hell #8

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

On sale Sept 23

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

The Hounds of Pluto Part 2 of 2

A mummified cat, a trial in Hell, and a horrible family reunion stand in the way of Hellboy’s search for a cure.

“Mike Mignola has returned to his signature creation to do the best work of his career in Hellboy in Hell”–The Los Angeles Times/Hero Complex

“The master of modern horror comics.”-IGN


Judge Dredd Artist Edition Vinyl Statue: Mike McMahon Version

On sale Nov 25

12″ high on a 1″ base

$129.99

Dark Horse has joined with Together+ to bring the North American market a stunning sculptural interpretation of Britain’s longest-running comics protagonist- the faceless embodiment of cold justice from Mega-City One: Judge Dredd.

Several of the world’s great graphic artists have interpreted Judge Dredd, but his first published appearance was by Mike McMahon.

The figure stands 12″ high on a 1″ base and is intensively detailed, using a combination of PVC and ABS materials. Its high-end production succeeds in pushing the envelope for the vinyl figure category, giving new meaning to the term “execution.” Packaged in a stunning window box, the figure is a must for serious collectors.


“Genius.”-Chuck Palahniuk

Kabuki Library Edition Volume 2 HC

David Mack (W/A/Cover)

On sale Nov 25

FC, 400 pages

$39.99

HC, 9″ x 12″

Celebrating twenty years of Kabuki, this second volume in a complete set of large, oversized library editions of the entire critically acclaimed Kabuki series collects the Kabuki volumes Skin Deep and Metamorphosis.

Isolated and psychologically tormented, Kabuki finds her only friend in a mystery woman who sends her handwritten notes folded into origami animals. Featuring a total of twelve separate issues and collected with loads of extras, this is the next great edition that fans of Mack and Kabuki have been waiting for.

“You’re going to be blown away by the amazing work in this collection!”-Brian Michael Bendis

“One of the true geniuses of the medium.”-Entertainment Weekly


King Tiger #2 (of 4)

Randy Stradley (W), Doug Wheatley (A/Cover), and Rain Beredo (C)

On sale Sept 9

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

King Tiger has secrets: dark truths about himself he dare not reveal. But his past-and his destiny-have been exposed, breaking the heart of the woman who loves him and pitting the mystic warrior alone against the Dragon and its demonic progeny who seek the blood of the Tiger!

• Written by Randy Stradley (Star Wars, Aliens vs. Predator).

• Illustrated by Doug Wheatley (Star Wars, Aliens).


The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service Omnibus Book Two TP

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

On sale Nov 18

b&w, 664 pages

$19.99

TP, 5 1/8″ x 7 1/4″

It’s weird-enough work, just trying every day to turn corpses into cash when they’re connected to mysterious UFO crashes, modern-day mummies, and stiffs turned to soap. But the secrets of the Kurosagi crew’s past continue to haunt them as well as they meet the exorcist Reiji Akira from Mail, who photographs the familiar spirit haunting Karatsu, and a flashback story takes us to early twentieth-century Japan to meet the ancestors (?) of our cast. Collects The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service Volumes 4-6.

“One of the ongoing series I most look forward to, in all its goofy, gruesome glory.”-Anime News Network

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


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

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

On sale Sept 16

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

With no other choice-and the lives of anyone who steps near Loch Ness on the line-Matilda Finn faces a monstrous creature and brings events under the black lake to a gruesome conclusion. Bathed in death and regret, does she even want to survive, much less return to the service of MI: Omega?

• Drew Edward Johnson’s action-packed, creator-owned series!


Prequel to the upcoming video game!

Mirror’s Edge: Exordium #1

Christofer EmgÃ¥rd (W), Mattias Häggström (A), Robert Sammelin (A/Cover), and Dan Jackson (C)

On sale Sept 9

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Leading up to the events of the highly anticipated new Mirror’s Edge game comes an exhilarating comic prequel that delves into the story of Faith, one of the most celebrated heroines in video games! Dare to enter the fast-paced, high-stakes world of life on the mirror’s edge!

• The new Mirror’s Edge was nominated for the “Most Wanted” Golden Joystick Award!

• Scripted by the writer of the new Mirror’s Edge video game!

• Features a unique, futuristic universe that has captivated a whole generation of gamers!


Mister X: Razed TP

Dean Motter (W/A/Cover)

On sale Nov 4

FC, 128 pages

$15.99

TP, 6″ x 9″

The legendary comics creator Dean Motter returns with Mister X: Razed! In the retrofuturistic metropolis of Radiant City, its mysterious creator, Mister X, must protect the city and its residents from themselves, as the architecture of the city itself is a danger to all those within it. Collects Mister X: Razed #1-#4 and “Mister X: Frozen Assets” from DHP #33-#35.

“Motter has created his own off-beat, stylized cityscape, and even when it engages with contemporary culture it does so in its own unique way.” Comic Book Resources


Negative Space #3 (of 4)

Ryan K Lindsay (W) and Owen Gieni (A/Cover)

On sale Sept 9

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

The battle surrounding our hero reaches fever pitch, just as his depression reaches a new low. Now, desperate and lost, he is finally prepared to meet his end-but doing so could have disastrous unintended consequences for the ancient and mysterious Evorah species.

“Seriously scary.”-Comic Book Resources


Oh My Goddess! Omnibus Book Two TP

Kosuke Fujishima (W/A/Cover)

On sale Nov 25

b&w, 552 pages

$19.99

TP, 5 3/4″ x 8 1/4″

Oh My Goddess! Omnibus Book Two introduces the third of the goddess sisters-the youngest, Skuld. It seems Keiichi’s life wasn’t complicated enough with Belldandy’s magic and Urd’s potions, so now Skuld is here with her personal form of weirdness-engineering! No sooner has she arrived at Nekomi Tech than Skuld appoints Keiichi’s own little sister Megumi to be her archrival and challenges her to a robot battle . . . to the death? Plus, as a special bonus, the universe will be destroyed when the superstring holding together existence is cut by a ten-dimensional scythe . . . unless the goddesses can stop it. But that’s just another day on campus in this manga! Collects Oh My Goddess! Volumes 4-6.

• Omnibus edition features larger art size, brighter paper, and bonus color illustrations!


The Order of the Forge TP

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

On sale Nov 4

FC, 80 pages

$14.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

Before he fathered a nation, young George Washington forged his legend in blood! Imbued with the mystical powers of America’s original inhabitants, George-along with his friends Ben Franklin and Paul Revere-must stop an evil governor who wishes to rule an empire! Collects issues #1-#3.

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

• For fans of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter!


REPO SUPERMEN!

The Paybacks #1

Donny Cates (W), Eliot Rahal (W), Geoff Shaw (A), and Lauren Affe (C)

On sale Sept 16

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Heroism doesn’t come cheap, so when superheroes borrow money to finance their genetic enhancements or crime-fighting supercomputers, their debts make student loans look like IOUs! Enter the Paybacks, a repo squad composed of bankrupt former heroes here to foreclose on everybody’s secret lairs! From the team that delivered the acclaimed Buzzkill!

• Being a superhero has a price. Meet the team that collects it.

• A superhero comedy for the debt-ridden generation!

• Unicorn!

“I think my favorite thing about the book is that Night Knight doesn’t ride the unicorn. Like, I think that is genius.”-Gerard Way


Plants vs. Zombies #4: Grown Sweet Home

Paul Tobin (W), Andie Tong (A/Cover), Karim Friha (A), and Matthew J. Rainwater (C)

On sale Sept 16

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

A new story arc begins! A group of young plants move out of Crazy Dave’s garage and into his huge family mansion in Neighborville. But why is Dr. Zomboss spying on them? Artist Andie Tong joins writer Paul Tobin for this three-issue arc! Bonus stories by Karim Friha!


GREAT POWER . . . CUBED

Power Cubed #1 (of 4)

Aaron Lopresti (W/A/Cover)

On sale Sept 23

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

What if you had a piece of technology that created anything you could possibly want, and all you had to do was imagine it? What would you wish for? For Kenny Logan, his first wish is to survive his eighteenth birthday! His unique matter-reinterpreting device has attracted the attention of a bumbling Nazi scientist with plans for world domination and an elite government agent who is hell bent on acquiring the device to stop an alien invasion at any cost. Aaron Lopresti delivers a comical coming-of-age tale in a fantastic sci-fi universe!

• A weird and wonderful adventure from the mind of Aaron Lopresti (Planet Hulk, Wonder Woman, Justice League International, Detective Comics).

“Technology, sci-fi, and Nazi scientists-yep, it’s going to be quite a ride.”-Bleeding Cool


Rebels #6

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

On sale Sept 9

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Seth Abbott started off a young, idealistic woodsman, but as the War of Independence draws to an end, it’s a battle-hardened man that returns home to his wife. But is it that simple to lay down the rifle and return to the way things were?

• The first arc of Rebels draws to a close!

“Doesn’t shy away from exploring stickier issues like class divides, the role of women in the colonies, and the complex distinction between friend and foe.”-Vulture

“Poignant and so incredibly powerful.”-PopMatters


Resident Alien Volume 3: The Sam Hain Mystery TP

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

On sale Nov 11

FC, 104 pages

$12.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

Dr. Harry Vanderspeigle is a stranded alien explorer hiding out in the sleepy town of Patience, Washington-where he’s been busy solving mysteries. Harry tackles another one after the contents of an old briefcase hint at a murder. Peter Hogan (Tom Strong) and Steve Parkhouse (Milkman Murders) return to their unique science-fiction/mystery series! Collects issues #0-#3 of the series.

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


Shaper TP

Eric Heisserer (W), Felipe Massafera (A/Cover), and Wes Dzioba (C)

On sale Nov 4

FC, 120 pages

$17.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

A galactic empire hunts a race of shape shifters that it believes will overthrow its rule. When an orphaned teenager discovers that he is one of the hunted-a Shaper-he must use his newfound abilities to save his people and fulfill the empire’s prophecy of its own downfall. Collects issues #1-#5.

“Shaper is sure to become a sci-fi phenomenon.”-Capeless Crusader


This Damned Band #2 (of 6)

Paul Cornell (W), Tony Parker (A/Cover), and Lovern Kindzierski (C)

On sale Sept 2

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

The band Motherfather is starting to wonder if maybe the whole “pretending to worship Satan” thing wasn’t such a good idea-especially after Satan himself comes around for a visit!

The wickedly funny romp that mixes classic rock with black magic continues from Paul Cornell (Wolverine, Action Comics) and Tony Parker (Mass Effect: Foundation)!

“[Paul] Cornell does not disappoint.”-Comic Book Resources


Tomb Raider Volume 3: Queen of Serpents TP

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

On sale Nov 11

FC, 144 pages

$19.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

Lara must save the life of a friend she thought to be dead as a dangerous organization threatens to kill this person for good! But Lara will not be alone, as Sam, Jonah, and Kaz join her on this rescue mission! Danger lurks behind every shadow-can they make it in time to save a life they thought was lost? Collects issues #13-#18 of the series.

• Rhianna Pratchett continues Lara’s story in comics!

“[Pratchett is] one of the most talked about writers of video games in the world.”Polygon


The Tomorrows #3 (of 6)

Curt Pires (W), Ian MacEwan (A/Cover), Pete Toms (C), and Dylan Todd (Cover)

On sale Sept 23

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

A death meme delivered through a popular phone app. An army of children terrorizing the city. Tokyo is burning, and only the Tomorrows can stop it.

Continuing the techno-thrilling pop-magical pedal-to-the-metal trip through a terrifying future from writer Curt Pires (The Fiction, POP, Mayday), with art for this issue by Ian MacEwan (Sex)!

• A bold new speculative-fiction comic from writer Curt Pires, each issue illustrated by a different brilliant artist!


Usagi Yojimbo #148

Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)

On sale Sept 16

$3.50

b&w, 24 pages

Ongoing

A one-armed samurai tells Usagi of his losing duel with an invincible warrior who severs the sword arm of his victims and wears their finger bones on a necklace. When the skilled, sadistic samurai comes to town, can the rabbit ronin defeat an unbeatable swordsman?

• Self-contained story!

“Sakai puts on a master class in storytelling with each issue.”-Comic Book Resources


The Usagi Yojimbo Saga Volume 5 TP & Ltd. Ed. HC

Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)

On sale Nov 25

b&w, 552 pages

$24.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

On sale Nov 25

b&w, 552 pages

$79.99

Ltd. Ed. HC, 7″ x 10″

In this fifth definitive Usagi Yojimbo compilation, the rabbit ronin’s friendship with retainer Tomoe Ame is spotlighted in the epic-length “Mother of Mountains,” her origin “Tomoe’s Story,” and the poignant tea-ceremony tale “Chanoyu.” Collects Usagi Yojimbo Volume 3 #76-#93, Usagi Yojimbo Color Special #1-#3, and more!

• Full-color cover gallery!

• Also available in a signed and numbered hardcover edition, limited to 1,500 copies!


MYTHOLOGY REVEALED!

World of Warcraft: Chronicle Volume 1 HC

Matt Burns (W), Peter Lee (A), and Joseph Lacroix (A)

On sale November 4

FC, 184 pages

$39.99

HC, 9″ x 12″

Journey through an age of myth and legend, long before the Horde and the Alliance. This definitive tome reveals untold stories about the birth of the cosmos, the rise of ancient empires, and the forces that shaped Azeroth. Featuring original art, this is the first in a multipart series exploring the rich lore of the Warcraft universe, from the distant past to the modern era.

• Featuring over twenty full-page illustrations by fan favorite Peter Lee!

• Must-read companion to the Warcraft series.

• Never-before-revealed secrets of the Warcraft universe!


Zodiac Starforce #2 (of 4)

Kevin Panetta (W), Paulina Ganucheau (A), and Kevin Wada (Cover)

On sale Sept 30

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

They saved the world two years ago, but when a new, monstrous threat arises, can they put aside their differences and become a team again? Hopefully they can; otherwise team leader Emma, who’s been infected by an evil magical force, is a goner! Will the Zodiac Starforce reunite and enter the dark realm of Nephos to save their captain, or will a fierce rivalry on the volleyball court tear them apart?

• Cover art by Kevin Wada (She-Hulk).

“Meet Zodiac Starforce: your new favorite magical girl team.”-ComicsAlliance