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Avatar Press solicitations for product shipping August, 2002

Tim Vigil's WEBWITCH #1 - Finch

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: David Finch

Artist/Writer: Tim Vigil

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, monthly 1 of 3

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: The wait is over, Tim Vigil is ready to unleash an

all-new masterpiece, 5 years in the making! Fans of horror rejoice, because

Vigil is back and better than ever! Nina has a special place in the

evolutionary ladder, she is the bridge between the alien Spidernation and

humans. And her choices can help determine who controls the globe in the

next century. Biologically part of both worlds, but not fully embraced by

either, she is torn between the desire to help the Spidernation expand and

the human's quest to rid the world of the greatest predators the Earth has

seen! All three issues are already completely drawn with art by the master

of the macabre Tim Vigil and special assists from Adam (Witchblade)

McDaniel. The final pages are simply some of the finest of Tim Vigil's

illustrious career! This three issue Webwitch series is completely

self-contained and totally accessible to the new reader.

Tim Vigil's WEBWITCH #1 - Vigil

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Tim Vigil

Artist/Writer: Tim Vigil

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, monthly 1 of 3

Tim Vigil's WEBWITCH #1 - Adrian

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Ron Adrian

Artist/Writer: Tim Vigil

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, monthly 1 of 3

Tim Vigil's WEBWITCH #1 - Martin

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Matt Martin

Artist/Writer: Tim Vigil

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, monthly 1 of 3

Tim Vigil's WEBWITCH #1 - Waller

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Karl Waller

Artist/Writer: Tim Vigil

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, monthly 1 of 3

Tim Vigil's WEBWITCH #1 - Vigil Wraparound

Retail Price: $3.95 US

Cover: Tim Vigil

Artist/Writer: Tim Vigil

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, monthly 1 of 3

Tim Vigil's WEBWITCH #1 Nude

Retail Price: $6.00 US

Cover: Matt Martin

Artist/Writer: Tim Vigil

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, monthly 1 of 3

Warren Ellis' STRANGE KILLINGS: The Body Orchard #2

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Mike Wolfer

Writer: Warren Ellis

Artist: Mike Wolfer

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, monthly, 2 of 6

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Warren Ellis continues to shock with Strange Killings!

William Gravel is supposed to be in Britain, resuming his duties -- but he's

still in NYC, trying to work out why his old SAS team seems to be committing

atrocities on American soil -- and running the risk of being suspected of

them himself, being the only SAS man in a city reeling from killings with an

SAS signature... With his team apparently out of control and contact, Gravel

finds himself on the wrong end of everything and every turn simply offers

more questions. Do the members of Alpha One Four know the answer to the

greatest combat magician secret, what is the Body Orchard?

Warren Ellis' STRANGE KILLINGS: The Body Orchard #2 Wraparound

Retail Price: $3.95 US

Cover: Mike Wolfer

Writer: Warren Ellis

Artist: Mike Wolfer

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, monthly, 2 of 6

THRESHOLD #48 - DEMONSLAYER cover

Retail Price: $4.95 US

Cover: Marat Mychaels

Artists: Marat Mychaels, Dan Parsons, Ivan Abraini

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 48 pages, quarterly series

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Red hot Marat Mychaels and his creation Demonslayer

continue her extended run in Threshold with some unusual demon trouble. It

seems that the Roman Catholic church has some unexpected visitors underneath

Vatican City and Jaclyn may be the only one who can help. But when her old

foe Irkala turns out to be behind it all, and Michael gets captured, the

sparks really start to fly! Writer Robert Lugibihl and Italian artist Ivan

Abraini bring Coral back from the pages of Avengelyne: Dark Depths into her

own story with Pandora! Rounding out this stellar line-up is an all new

story featuring Dan Parson's Harpy in some of the most beautiful pages of

his career! Threshold continues with its new quarterly schedule as the

longest running American anthology.

THRESHOLD #48 - PANDORA cover

Retail Price: $4.95 US

Cover: Rick Lyon

Artists: Marat Mychaels, Dan Parsons, Ivan Abraini

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 48 pages, bi-monthly series

THRESHOLD #48 - DEMONSLAYER Nude cover

Retail Price: $6.00 US

Cover: Marat Mychaels

Artists: Marat Mychaels, Dan Parsons, Ivan Abraini

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 48 pages, bi-monthly series

THRESHOLD #48 - PANDORA Nude cover

Retail Price: $6.00 US

Cover: Matt Martin

Artists: Marat Mychaels, Dan Parsons, Ivan Abraini

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 48 pages, bi-monthly series

10th Muse / Demonslayer #1/2 Catfight Edition

Retail Price: $5.95 US

Cover: Marat Mychaels

Writer: Robert Lugibihl

Artist: Marat Mychaels

Readership: All Ages

Format: full color, 16 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Marat Mychaels turns up the heat with this all-new

catfight cover between the two lovely ladies! Jaclyn Hayes and Emma

Sonnet...the Demonslayer and the 10th Muse. Two women whose destinies have

been forced upon them and whose fates become intertwined when a mysterious

assailant renders Jaclyn unconscious and sends her demonic lover Michael on

a mission to destroy the 10th Muse. If Emma loses this battle she will

surely die, but if she kills Michael she will face the unbridled fury of the

Demonslayer! This special edition is limited to just 1000 copies.

10th MUSE / DEMONSLAYER #1 Prism Foil

Retail Price: $12.95 US

Cover: Matt Martin

Writer: Robert Lugibihl

Artist: Marat Mychaels

Readership: All ages

Format: Full color, 32 pages, one shot

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Emma Sonnet's hopes for a peaceful New York vacation

are shattered when she finds herself fighting for her life against Jaclyn

Hayes' cursed lover Michael and then against the Demonslayer herself. But

the real trouble begins when the villainous architect of this mayhem appears

and orders the invincible beast known as the Egregore to slaughter both the

Demonslayer and the 10th Muse! All copies ship bagged and boarded with a

certificate of authenticity. This Prism Foil Edition is limited to just 400

copies.

DEMONSLAYER: Path of Time #1/2 Pirate Nude

Retail Price: $6.00 US

Cover: Marat Mychaels

Writer/Artist: Marat Mychaels

Readership: All ages

Format: FC, 16 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Throughout history Demonslayers have protected us all,

now get a special look at the Pirate Demonslayer with her guard, and

everything else, down! As Jaclyn accidentally discovers the true history of

the Demonslayers, we get to see ones from the past for the first time! You

don't want to miss out on great first appearances like seeing the Cave girl

Demonslayer as she fights demons and dinosaurs together. This exclusive new

cover is limited to just 1500 copies!

SHI: Poisoned Paradise #1/2 Blossom Edition

Retail Price: $5.95 US

Cover: Karl Waller

Writer: Billy Tucci

Artist: Karl Waller

Readership: All ages

Format: FC, 16 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Series artist Karl Waller provides this beautiful new

cover of Shi in her Feudal Japan costume! Trying to escape for some peace

and quiet, Shi ends up confronted by a vicious group of Samurai who

relentlessly attack her. Outnumbered and overwhelmed, she is gravely wounded

and barely escapes with her life. Karl Waller provides the stunning artwork

for this story from Shi's past set in Feudal Japan. This special cover is

limited to just 1500 copies!

SHI: Poisoned Paradise #1 Royal Blue

Retail Price: $75.00 US

Cover: William Tucci

Writer: William Tucci

Artist: Karl Waller

Readership: all ages

Format: FC, 32 pages, 1 of 2

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Poisoned Paradise is the first of Billy Tucci's all-new

stories of Shi through the ages and is set in the Feudal times of warlords,

samurai and wandering Ronin. After a vicious sword battle, an injured Shi is

taken in by a small village to recover. But there will be little time for

rest as Shi must defend these innocents against an incoming samurai army!

The time period is brought back to life with the luscious artwork of Karl

Waller and vibrant colors by Nimbus. This ultra-limited Royal Blue Edition

is limited to just 100 copies and every copy ships in a special protective

case with a certificate of authenticity.

COVEN: Tooth and Nail #1 Training Day

Retail Price: $5.95 US

Cover: Ron Adrian

Writer: Robert Lugibihl

Artist: Ron Adrian

Readership: All ages

Format: FC, 32 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Ron Adrian provides this cover of Sasha in a rare

moment of peace and a chance to learn more of her craft! The lycanthropic

Darkwolf has come seeking vengeance upon his sister Fantom, and Spellcaster

is caught in the middle after she is bitten by Darkwolf and infected with

his dreaded curse. In a desperate scramble against time, Spellcaster, Fantom

and Scratch must fight tooth and nail against Darkwolf and his pack as they

make their way across town to the one man who may be able to prevent

Spellcaster from being doomed to life as a werewolf! Red hot artist Ron

Adrian (Witchblade, Darkchylde) has slaved over these pages to make them the

most stunning of his career. This special edition is limited to just 1000

copies.

DEMONSLAYER: Path of Time #1/2 Inferno Edition

Retail Price: $5.95 US

Cover: Marat Mychaels

Writer/Artist: Marat Mychaels

Readership: all ages

Format: FC, 32 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Demonslayer is smoking hot on this exclusive new cover

from Marat Mychaels! After the horrific revelations of the future Prophecy,

Jaclyn and Michael try to get back to their relaxing roots of archeology.

But they don't expect to come across ruins that show the true history of the

Demonslayer and the fact that there has always been one! So who was the

Demonslayer before Jaclyn? This special series traces the demon fighters

through the path of time. Get the first look at Demonslayers from all the

ages, as much more is revealed about the legacy than ever before! This cover

is limited to just 1500 copies.

10th MUSE / DEMONSLAYER Preview Adrian cover

Retail Price: $5.95 US

Cover: Ron Adrian

Writer: Robert Lugibihl

Artist: Marat Mychaels

Readership: All ages

Format: B&W, 16 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Superstar Ron Adrian offers up this beautiful exclusive

new cover! The 10th Muse/Demonslayer crossover features both of the stunning

beauties in the fight of their lives against one foe so horrific, even

together they may not be able to stop him! With art from the critically

acclaimed team on Alan Moore's Glory, Marat Mychaels on pencils and Robert

Jones on inks, this series is sure to satisfy every art lover! This special

edition is limited to only 1000 copies.

ATLAS #1A - Christian Gossett

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Christian Gossett

Writer: Darren Davis

Artist: Mark Brooks

Readership: All ages

Format: FC, 32 pages, bi-monthly series

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: From the pages of 10th Muse, springs Atlas! After

commanding the Titans in their war against the Olympians, Atlas was forced

to hold up the heavens on his shoulders. His life was a tragic story of a

lone God fighting boredom on Mount Olympus. However, monitoring the earth

from above, Atlas watched Earth change and the emergence of super powered

beings donning capes and tights. Growing restless and craving adventure,

Atlas decided to take the world in his hands and becomes one of the Earth's

newest heroes. Learning the superhero game is not going to be easy for him

as Atlas fights against one of the oldest superpowers in history. The 10th

Muse makes an appearance to help Atlas in his 1st solo adventure and

thankfully Atlas has help from the newest TidalWave sensation, Judo Girl!

ATLAS #1B - Talent Coldwell

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Talent Coldwell

Writer: Darren Davis

Artist: Mark Brooks

Readership: All ages

Format: FC, 32 pages, bi-monthly series

ATLAS #1C - Roger Cruz

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Roger Cruz

Writer: Darren Davis

Artist: Mark Brooks

Readership: All ages

Format: FC, 32 pages, bi-monthly series

ATLAS #1D - Skottie Young

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Skottie Young

Writer: Darren Davis

Artist: Mark Brooks

Readership: All ages

Format: FC, 32 pages, bi-monthly series

ATLAS #1E - Mark Brooks

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Mark Brooks

Writer: Darren Davis

Artist: Mark Brooks

Readership: All ages

Format: FC, 32 pages, bi-monthly series

THE ODYSSEY #1A - Roger Cruz

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Roger Cruz

Writer: Darren Davis

Artists: Norm Breyfogle, Patrick Blaine, others

Readership: All ages

Format: FC, 32 pages, quarterly series

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: The entire TidalWave universe comes together for an

amazing series that shines the spotlight on the characters that you demanded

to see more of! Every member of the superhero group that was introduced in

10th Muse #1 will be featured in this self-entitled series called The

Odyssey. The series features many characters that needed extra pages to tell

their tales, from Orion the Hunter and Ares, to Judo Girl and Medusa. The

Odyssey will feature the hidden gems of TidalWave in their own adventures!

Also included in the series is a Who's Who of the TidalWave universe.

Several amazing comic book artists are making their mark on the TidalWave

universe and we can't wait until you see the amazing new work from industry

pros like Norm Breyfogle and Craig Rousseau and talented newcomers such as

Sean Murphy, Patrick Blaine and many more!

THE ODYSSEY #1B - Marat Mychaels

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Marat Mychaels (Wraparound)

Writer: Darren Davis

Artists: Norm Breyfogle, Patrick Blaine, others

Readership: All ages

Format: FC, 32 pages, quarterly series

THE ODYSSEY #1C - Mark Pajarillo

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Mark Pajarillo

Writer: Darren Davis

Artists: Norm Breyfogle, Patrick Blaine, others

Readership: All ages

Format: FC, 32 pages, quarterly series

THE ODYSSEY #1D - Sean Murphy

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Deon Nuckols

Writer: Darren Davis

Artists: Norm Breyfogle, Patrick Blaine, others

Readership: All ages

Format: FC, 32 pages, quarterly series

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