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Avatar Press Solicitations for Product Shipping July, 2004

STARGATE SG-1: Fall of Rome Prequel

Retail Price: $2.99 US

Cover: Jorge Correa

Story: James Anthony

Art: Jorge Correa

Readership: All Ages

Format: Full color, 16 pages, one shot

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: This special one shot leads directly into next month's new epic series, Stargate SG-1: Fall of Rome. The SG-1 team finds a vo'cume device that reveals the story of an ancient Roman Goa'uld that assumed the guise of Mars, god of war. When activated, the team learns the treachery laden fate of one of the most powerful and ambitious System Lords ever. Join Jack O'Neill, Samantha Carter, Daniel Jackson, and Teal'c as they discover that Rome wasn't built in a day, but it could be destroyed in one. This special issue includes production sketches by new Stargate series artist Jorge Correa and a behind the scenes look at the history of the Roman pantheon!

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STARGATE SG-1: Fall of Rome Prequel Photo

Retail Price: $2.99 US

Story: James Anthony

Art: Jorge Correa

Readership: All Ages

Format: Full color, 16 pages, one shot

STARGATE SG-1: Fall of Rome Prequel Wraparound

Retail Price: $2.99 US

Cover: Jorge Correa

Story: James Anthony

Art: Jorge Correa

Readership: All Ages

Format: Full color, 16 pages, one shot

STARGATE SG-1: POW #2 Drake Painted

Retail Price: $5.99 US

Cover: Ryan Drake

Story: James Anthony

Art: Renato Guedes

Readership: All Ages

Format: Full color, 32 pages, monthly 2 of 3

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Don't miss this exciting new cover from hot new painter Ryan Drake! The SGC is under lock-down. An alien device threatens to turn Cheyenne Mountain into a smoking crater. It's a race against time as General Hammond and the rest of the SG-1 team try to find a way to rescue O'Neill and disarm the Goa'uld doomsday device. This special cover is available here for the first time and is limited to just 1250 copies

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STARGATE SG-1 2004 Convention Special Serpent Guard Photo

Retail Price: $5.99 US

Story: James Anthony

Art: Jorge Correa Jr.

Readership: all ages

Format: Full color, 16 pages, one shot

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Available for the first time, don't miss this special photo cover featuring the feared Serpent Guard! When the SGC learns the location of vital tactical information about Apophis's military plans, SG-1 must execute a daring snatch-and-grab operation to retrieve it from the Goa'uld mother-ship. O'Neill, Carter, Teal'c, and Daniel must infiltrate the serpent's lair and obtain the data crystals before the dread system lord can turn his full power against the Earth and her allies. Using information obtained from a mysterious informant, the team plunges into the mission - but will they find that their knowledge of the enemy is helping them…or being used against them? This special cover is available here for the first time and is limited to just 1250 copies.

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STARGATE SG-1: POW #1 Royal Blue

Retail Price: $75.00 US

Cover: Matt Busch

Story: James Anthony

Art: Renato Guedes

Readership: All Ages

Format: Full color, 32 pages, monthly 1 of 3

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Never before available, the ultra-limited royal blue is offered in Previews for the first time! For the die-hard Stargate SG-1 fans, this is the ultimate rare collectible. This royal blue foil edition is limited to just 100 copies, all of which ship with a certificate of authenticity in a special protective holder.

Frank Miller's ROBOCOP #6 Break Down Edition

Retail Price: $5.99 US

Cover: Juan Jose Ryp

Story: Frank Miller

Art: Juan Jose Ryp

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: Full color, 32 pages, 6 of 9

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Robocop is not looking so good after his battle with Robocop 2 and Juan Jose Ryp illustrates all his busted-up glory on this exclusive new cover! This variant edition is limited to just 1500 copies.

Frank Miller's ROBOCOP #1 Prism Foil

Retail Price: $12.99 US

Story: Frank Miller

Art: Juan Jose Ryp

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: Full color, 32 pages, 1 of 9

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: The dynamic first issue of this massive series is now available in a special prism foil edition and is limited to just 500 copies. These copies will ship bagged with a certificate of authenticity.

Warren Ellis' STRANGE KILLINGS: STRONG MEDICINE TPB

Retail Price: $9.99 US

Cover: Mike Wolfer

Story: Warren Ellis

Art: Mike Wolfer

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 72 pages

ISBN:1592910246

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Ellis and Wolfer return for this fifth volume of the adventures of Combat Magician William Gravel and unleash a new series full of bad juju. Gravel finally escapes his deniable ops in the USA and is able to return to his home in London. But before he can even settle in, he gets sucked into a horrific child mutilation investigation. Because this child was killed in a very specific way, it was a muti killing designed to bring powerful magic to someone. And if Gravel can't stop him, many more children will die to create a black magician with very strong medicine.

YUGGOTH CREATURES #1

Retail Price: $3.99 US

Cover: Juan Jose Ryp

Story: Antony Johnston

Art: Ryp, Burrows, Wolfer, Martin

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 40 pages, monthly 1 of 3

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: First there was Alan Moore's Yuggoth Cultures, now Antony Johnston carries on the Lovecraftian spirit with Yuggoth Creatures! Read the incredible memoirs of Anders Ericsson, Professor of Anthropology at the notorious Miskatonic University in Arkham! Join the Professor as he starts an amazing journey through the Lovecraft mythos, from the queer inhabitants of New Surrey to disaster on the ocean at the hands of unseen forces, and the mysterious Dagon... Can he stay sane in the face of the universe's secret history? Six all-new Lovecraft Mythos stories from the pen of Antony Johnston are illustrated by an awesome collection of today's hottest artists, including Juan Jose Ryp, Jacen Burrows, Matt Martin, Mike Wolfer, Sebastian Fiumara and more!

YUGGOTH CREATURES #1 Wraparound

Retail Price: $3.99 US

Cover: Juan Jose Ryp

Story: Antony Johnston

Art: Ryp, Burrows, Wolfer, Martin

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 40 pages, monthly 1 of 3

Warren Ellis' STRANGE KILLINGS: Necromancer #4

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Mike Wolfer

Story: Warren Ellis

Art: Mike Wolfer

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, monthly 4 of 6

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Ellis and Wolfer return for another brutal series featuring combat magician William Gravel! Against a setting of primal, tropical beauty, they move; flesh upon flesh, satisfying their animalistic, carnal desires... Before devouring one another in a shocking orgy of blood! These are the undead, the twisted products of a demented madman. Mankind's only hope of containing the curse of the living dead lies in the hands of one very special man: A combat magician. Disobeying his primary objective and determined to uncover the scientific source of the zombie horde, Sergeant Major William Gravel moves closer to discovering the truth... and will also find that the jungle is a very lonely place to die.

Warren Ellis' STRANGE KILLINGS: Necromancer #4 Wraparound

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Mike Wolfer

Story: Warren Ellis

Art: Mike Wolfer

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, monthly 4 of 6

Joe R Lansdale's BY BIZARRE HANDS #3

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Jacen Burrows

Story: Joe R Lansdale

Art: Andres Guinaldo

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, monthly 3 of 6

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: The creative team from the smash hit The Drive-In is together again on this issues tale of horror! One the most popular horror novel writers, Joe R. Lansdale, is unleashed in this all-new series that adapts some of his favorite short stories, all chosen by Lansdale himself, into comic form for the first time. This issue sees THE PIT opened up in sequential form with art by Andres Guinaldo. A brutal town ritual forces two powerful men to battle to the death, or die! With Lansdale's biting wit and razor-sharp dialogue, fans of Garth Ennis are sure to love this new six issue monthly series.

Joe R Lansdale's BY BIZARRE HANDS #3 Wraparound

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Jacen Burrows

Story: Joe R Lansdale

Art: Andres Guinaldo

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, monthly 3 of 6

Rich Johnston's HOLED UP #3

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Gonzalo Martinez

Story: Rich Johnston

Art: Gonzalo Martinez

Readership: Mature Readers

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

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Rich Johnston, gossip columnist for Lying In The Gutters, continues this dark family survivalist sitcom as moves to a new level of insanity. Dropped in the Middle East by a President who got the idea from a film, the Holed Family continue their reign of terror across Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Iran blowing up anyone who looks slightly shifty. Which, as far as they're concerned, means practically everyone. As the Holeds come face to face with their "enemy", what will their learn about the human condition? This is the conclusion of Rich Johnston's dissection of the "All American Family" in this controversial yet warm-hearted series full of insanity, black humor, and jokes of generally poor taste. Clearly, from the publisher of The Unfunnies!

Rich Johnston's HOLED UP #3 Homeland Security Edition

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Gonzalo Martinez

Story: Rich Johnston

Art: Gonzalo Martinez

Readership: Mature Readers

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

JUNGLE FANTASY #5 Fauna

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Anibal Maraschi

Story: John Layman

Art: Anibal Maraschi, Paulo Sequiera

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, quarterly

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Jungle Fantasy returns with exciting new writer John Layman taking over Fauna's tales starting with this issue! In this first chapter of a more light-hearted romp, Fauna looks like she will finally be rescued, but things don't go well... Art is by Anibal Maraschi. Also starting this issue is Tundra, with art by rising star Paulo Sequiera! Tundra's tribe lives in a series of volcanic caves in an arctic region. But outside lurk many dangers and her fate might be determined by a group of hostile Eskimos. With two starting stories, this issue is the perfect place for new readers to try out the sexiest jungle chick stories around.

JUNGLE FANTASY #5 Tundra

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Paulo Sequiera

Story: John Layman

Art: Anibal Maraschi, Paulo Sequiera

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, quarterly

JUNGLE FANTASY #5 Wraparound

Retail Price: $3.50 US

Cover: Anibal Maraschi

Story: John Layman

Art: Anibal Maraschi, Paulo Sequiera

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, quarterly

JUNGLE FANTASY #5 Tundra Nude

Retail Price: $6.00 US

Cover: Paulo Sequiera

Story: John Layman

Art: Anibal Maraschi, Paulo Sequiera

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, quarterly

JUNGLE FANTASY #5 Fauna Nude

Retail Price: $6.00 US

Cover: Anibal Maraschi

Story: John Layman

Art: Anibal Maraschi, Paulo Sequiera

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, quarterly

JUNGLE FANTASY Bag set

Retail Price: $16.99 US

Art: Al Rio, Ron Adrian

Readership: Mature Readers

Format: B&W, 32 pages, 5 books in a bag

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Here is your chance to get caught up on the hottest Jungle babe action in comics! This set contains copies of Jungle Fantasy #1/2, #1, #2, #3, and #4. All five comics ship bagged together.

NIGHTJAR #1 Tarot cover

Retail Price: $3.99 US

Cover: Max Fiumara

Story: Antony Johnston

Art: Max Fiumara

Readership: all ages

Format: B&W, 32 pages, monthly 1 of 4

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: This special edition cover is the first in a line of actual Tarot Deck covers featuring the characters of Nightjar! Now follow the continuing saga of Mirrigan Demdyke, all based on Alan Moore's original notes. Eighteen years ago, Mirrigan watched her father's heart explode in their back yard. But on her deathbed, Mirrigan's grandmother reveals a secret - her father wasn't killed by one sorcerer, but SEVEN - and charges Mirrigan with an oath to make them pay for their treachery. If you're the latest in a line of powerful British sorcerers, avenging your father's death should be a walk in the park. Except when his murderers are even more powerful than you. Limited to just 1500 copies

COVEN: Spellcaster #1/2 Gold Foil

Retail Price: $5.99 US

Cover and art: Al Rio

Readership: all ages

Format: full color, 16 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Special warehouse find, never before offered in Previews! This is an original first printing of the very first Avatar Coven book, with artwork by Al Rio! This special gold foil edition is limited to just 500 copies, all of which ship in a bag and board.

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