Dark Horse Comics’ May 2017 Solicitations

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Dark Horse Solicitations - Last Six Months

Aliens: Dead Orbit #2 (of 4)

  • James Stokoe (W/A/Cover)
  • On sale May 31 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Miniseries
  • Having narrowly escaped the deadly xenomorph, Wascylewski moves around the hold of the ship, wary of his terrifying pursuer. His reflexes are tested again—but this time, by a sudden, massive breach in the hull. Will he survive?
  • Orc Stain creator James Stokoe pens a thrilling and claustrophobic Aliens story: Dead Orbit!
  • Look for the Alien: Covenant motion picture on May 19, 2017!

American Gods: Shadows #3

  • Neil Gaiman’s essential story now in comics!
  • Neil Gaiman (W), P. Craig Russell (W/A), Scott Hampton (A/C), Walt Simonson (A), Glenn Fabry (Cover), and David Mack (Variant cover)
  • On sale May 17 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Ongoing
  • After a bizarre encounter with his dead wife, Shadow Moon is eager to flee Eagle Point and put the past behind him. In Chicago, he is introduced to an eccentric family who seem to be a key part of Mr. Wednesday’s mysterious plans.
  • The Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula Award¬–winning novel and upcoming Starz television series by Neil Gaiman adapted as a comic series for the first time!
  • A Starz TV show!
  • “An atmospheric, beautifully illustrated take on Gaiman’s story.”—AV Club

Angel Catbird Volume 3: The Catbird Roars HC

  • The conclusion to Margaret Atwood’s graphic novel trilogy!
  • Margaret Atwood (W), Johnnie Christmas (A/Cover), and Tamra Bonvillain (C)
  • On sale July 4 • FC, 104 pages • $14.99 • HC, 6” x 9”
  • It’s all-out war in the madcap conclusion to Angel Catbird’s superhero saga. The evil rat army is aiming for world domination, and only a ragtag gang of half-cats stands in their way. Internationally best-selling novelist and animal lover Margaret Atwood pens the conclusion to the dramatic, hilarious, and heartwarming trilogy.
  • Featuring a foreword by Kelly Sue DeConnick!
  • “Full of action, romance, humor, and even a message about making our world safe for cats and birds. It’s also beautifully illustrated by Atwood’s collaborators, artist Johnnie Christmas and colorist Tamra Bonvillain.”—Mental Floss

Angel Season 11 #5

  • Corinna Bechko (W), Zé Carlos (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Scott Fischer (Cover), and Jeff Dekal (Variant cover)
  • On sale May 24 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Ongoing
  • Chasing the moment in the past that will bring disaster to the future, Illyria transports Angel and Fred to a new time period . . . One where the pair will have to strive to avoid Angelus, Darla, and pirates on the high seas as they search for a precious artifact that could lead to saving the future!

Baltimore: The Red Kingdom #4 (of 5)

  • Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Peter Bergting (A), Michelle Madsen (C), and Ben Stenbeck (Cover)
  • On sale May 3 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Miniseries
  • The allied armies battle their way through the Vatican on Coronation Day and lose lives along the way, but defeating the Red King will not be as simple as they suspected.

Berserk Volume 38 TP

  • First new Berserk volume since 2013!
  • Kentaro Miura (W/A/Cover)
  • On sale July 5 • b&w, 208 pages • $14.99 • TP, 5 1/8" x 7 1/4"
  • Guts and company reach the isle of Skellig in hopes that elven magic can cure the afflicted Casca. Meanwhile, Guts’s Band of the Hawk comrade Rickert journeys to Falconia, the seat of power for Griffith, the Hawks’ former commander. But the glittering towers of Falconia cast deadly shadows!
  • Over a million copies sold of Dark Horse Berserk manga!
  • One of the most popular long-running adult manga series ever published.
  • New Berserk anime TV series to air in 2017.

Black Hammer #9

  • Jeff Lemire (W/Variant cover), David Rubín (A/C/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
  • On sale May 24 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Ongoing
  • In the golden age of space exploration, Colonel Randall Weird was on the frontlines. In his interstellar travels he encountered many strange worlds and alien civilizations, but none more curious than the technological marvel that became his best friend: Talky-Walky! Guest artist David Rubín reveals her robotic backstory in this special issue of Black Hammer!
  • “Black Hammer isn’t just a five-star comic, it’s a five-star series and it has taken fans by storm.”—All-Comic
  • Featuring guest artist David Rubín (Ether)!

The Black Sinister HC

  • Kaare Andrews (W), Troy Nixey (A/Cover), and Dave McCaig (C)
  • On sale July 26 • FC, 72 pages • $9.99 • HC, 7” x 10”
  • A pitch-black tale of a city that lives in fear—not of crime or gangs, but the billionaire vigilante sworn to protect them.
  • Emerson Black’s superhero identity is no secret: patrolling the night skies as the Black Sinister, he enforces his own brand of psychotic justice, no matter the cost. Joined by his unhinged butler Danby, Emerson protects the citizens of Coal City from kidnappers, gangs, and jaywalkers alike. But who will protect the city from the Black Sinister? And what happens when the mayor hatches a plan to finally rid Coal City of its deranged antihero?
  • From the creator of Renato Jones, and the artist on Lobster Johnson and director of Guillermo del Toro’s horror masterpiece Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark!
  • An original graphic novel for only $10!

Blade of the Immortal Omnibus Volume 3 TP

  • Hiroaki Samura (W/A/Cover)
  • On sale July 5 • b&w, 656 pages • $19.99 • TP, 5 3/4" x 8 1/4"
  • Over 650 pages of samurai battles and bitter rivalries! Rin’s seemingly immortal protector, Manji, is helping her destroy the eccentric, bloodthirsty Ittō-ryū sword school. While Manji has his hands full with a trio of devious assassins, Rin decides to make her way across Edo in a solo search for the murderous Anotsu Kagehisa!
  • Get deep into the series before the 2017 film!
  • Hiroaki Samura’s award-winning epic continues in value-priced collections!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 11 #7

  • Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)
  • On sale May 24 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Ongoing
  • Having determined that breaking out of the Safe Zone is impossible, Buffy and Willow struggle with the decision of having their magic removed so that they can return to the world outside—in the hopes that breaking in to the magical internment camp might go easier. But once their magic is gone, will two normal human girls be able to succeed?
  • Catch “deleted scenes” on the variant covers!
  • “Any Buffy fan is going to be stoked about this new series, Season 11, and a new story arc of awesomeness!”—ComicWow TV

The Complete Doc Unknown HC

  • Fabian Rangel Jr. (W) and Ryan Cody (A/Cover)
  • On sale July 19 • FC, 360 pages • $24.99, 6” x 10”
  • After crash-landing his fighter plane during World War II, Warren Williams is taken in and trained by the warrior monks of the secret temple of Min-Yao. After a Nazi ambush, Warren returns to Gate City as Doc Unknown, a mystery man on the side of light in a world being consumed by darkness.
  • Read as Doc Unknown must protect Gate City from ruthless gangsters, monstrous mobsters, possessed museum attractions, evil secret societies, vampire ninjas, vengeful ghosts, hypnotizing fish-women, and much more!
  • Pinups by Mike Mignola, Eric Powell, and more.

Conan the Slayer #10

  • Cullen Bunn (W), Sergio Dávila (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Phroilan Gardner (Cover)
  • On sale May 31 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Ongoing
  • Where once was an abandoned ruin, the glittering city of Xapur suddenly rises again. Conan, drawn by deceit to the ancient necropolis, is now lost in this resurrected fortress . . . but he is not alone. For the demon Khosatral Khel, the Devil in Iron, walks the streets once more!
  • “I am not sure what it is, but Bunn-Dávila-Atiyeh have nailed it. Conan is in fine hands in this title, and I really am eager to see the next issue!”—Outright Geekery

Dark Horse Presents #34

  • Eisner and Harvey award winner!
  • Ron Randall (W/A), Carla Speed McNeil (W), Jim Alexander (W), Shannon Wheeler (W/A), Will Pickering (P), Fin Cramb (P), and Steve Rude (Cover)
  • On sale May 17 • FC, 48 pages • $4.99 • Ongoing
  • This month’s issue features new installments of Shannon Wheeler’s Too Much Coffee Man; Ron Randall’s Trekker: The Volstock Payoff; Carla Speed McNeil’s Finder: Chase the Lady; Jim Alexander, Will Pickering, and Fin Cramb’s Savant; and much more!
  • “Dark Horse Presents . . . is a must-read for any and all comic book fans, both casual and hardcore.” —Comic Booked

Dept. H #14

  • Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover) and Sharlene Kindt (C)
  • On sale May 24 • FC, 28 pages • $3.99 • Ongoing
  • Unable to return to the surface, the surviving crew of Dept. H must make some difficult choices, with air and livable space at a premium. Will they have to sacrifice one of their own in order for the rest to survive? Meanwhile, we begin to see the larger role that Verve has played in the fate of our crew.
  • Featuring content exclusive to the single issues!
  • “Kindt breaks all pre-conceived notions of what comic books are.”—IGN

Dept. H Volume 2: After the Flood HC

  • Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover) and Sharlene Kindt (C)
  • On sale July 5 • FC, 168 pages • $19.99 • HC, 7” x 10”
  • Six miles below the surface of the ocean, Mia has to solve a locked-room murder mystery before the crime scene is completely flooded. As the crew tries to save the Dept. H base from destruction, some of them start to take matters into their own hands. But the bottom of the ocean is full of unknown dangers, and with time running out, rescue is almost impossible. Collects issues #7-#12.
  • A complete arc! A perfect jumping-on point for new readers!
  • “[Kindt’s comics are] nothing short of genius.”—Jesse Alexander, producer of Lost

DOTA 2: The Comic Collection HC

  • Valve Corporation (W/A)
  • On sale July 19 • FC, 200 pages • $24.99 • HC, 11” x 9”
  • Valve Corporation and Dark Horse Books are proud to present this complete collection of the web comics produced by Valve that dive deeper into the many characters and events from the game. Collected for the first time ever, DOTA 2: The Comic Collection is a must-have item for comics fans and DOTA heroes alike.

Dragon Age: Knight Errant #1 (of 5)

  • Nunzio DeFilippis (W), Christina Weir (W), Fernando Heinz Furukawa (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Sachin Teng (Cover)
  • On sale May 10 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Miniseries
  • BioWare’s best-selling fantasy franchise lives on in these canonical comics from Dark Horse!
  • Elven squire Vaea and her knight arrive in Kirkwall for Varric Tethras’s appointment as viscount. A talented thief, Vaea takes on an easy job . . . but when she chooses to change the terms of the deal midheist, she is entangled in a dangerous mission that is surely above her pay grade.
  • An essential addition to the Dragon Age canon!
  • Covers by Sachin Teng!

Ether Volume 1: Death of the Last Golden Blaze TP

  • Matt Kindt (W) and David Rubín (A/Cover)
  • On sale July 19 • FC, 152 pages • $14.99 • TP, 7” x 10”
  • A science-minded adventurer gets mixed up in the mysteries of a fantasy world in this charming new adventure from an award-winning creative team. Boone Dias is an interdimensional explorer, a scientist from Earth who has stumbled into great responsibility. He’s got an explanation for everything, so of course the Ether’s magical residents turn to him to solve their toughest crimes. But maybe keeping the Real and the Abstract separate is too big a job for just one man. Collects issues #1–#5.
  • “Kindt is one of the smartest genre writers in comics.”—Mental Floss on Ether

Game of Thrones Character Magnet Set 3

  • On sale June 28 • 6 Magnets • $8.99
  • Set is 7.75” x 10” in plastic sleeve. Includes five character magnets and a Game of Thrones logo magnet.

Game of Thrones Journal: Daenerys and Drogon

  • On sale June 28 • 128 pages • $9.99
  • The latest journal from our Game of Thrones line of products. 5 1/2” x 8 1/2” spiral- bound journal.

Gary Gianni's MonsterMen and Other Scary Stories TP

  • Gary Gianni (W/A/Cover)
  • On sale July 5 • b&w, 168 pages • $19.99 • TP, 8” x 10"
  • Gary Gianni created one of the strangest occult detective teams in comics history: millionaire filmmaker Lawrence St. George and his associate, Benedict, of the venerable guild of Corpus Monstrum. They navigate a peculiar and deadly world plagued by squid pirates, zombie cowboys, abominable snowmen, mustachioed skulls, and fat, flying demons.
  • Gianni’s meticulous and evocative art combined with his haunting but often hilarious writing create a horror comic unlike anything else on the stands. This book also includes classic prose stories by Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, and more, illustrated by Gianni.
  • Hot off the success of Hellboy: Into the Silent Sea, Gianni's original masterpiece returns in paperback!
  • “These are (along with a few issues of Stan and Jack’s Fantastic Four) my all time favorite comic book stories.”—Mike Mignola
  • “Gianni is a master—The MonsterMen leaves no doubt: the dude knows how to rock a comic book page.”—Michael Chabon

Glister TP

  • Andi Watson (W/A/Cover)
  • On sale July 5 • FC, 304 pages • $14.99 • TP, 6” x 9”
  • Strange things happen around Glister Butterworth. A young girl living on her family’s English estate, Glister has unusual adventures every day, like the arrival of a teapot haunted by a demanding ghost, a crop of new relatives blooming on the family tree, a stubborn house that walks off its land in a huff, and a trip to Faerieland to find her missing mother.
  • All four Glister stories collected into a value priced edition!
  • Perfect for younger readers!

The Guild Library Edition Volume 1 HC

  • Various (W/A)
  • On sale July 12 • FC, 288 pages • $49.99 • HC, 8” x 12”
  • Set before the web series begins, these stories follow lonely violinist Cyd Sherman trying to navigate a frustrating personal life as she stumbles on an online MMO called The Game. As she gathers friends in-game, she gains confidence to confront all the problems in her real life. With, ahem, varying results.
  • The Guild is a pioneer among web series, referred to by Rolling Stone as one of “the net’s best serial shows.” Heartwarming and hilarious, this is a comic origin story that brings an award-winning world to life in a unique way that will delight geeks of all ages. Especially gamers. Collects The Guild #1–#3, The Guild: Vork, The Guild: Tink, The Guild: Bladezz, The Guild: Clara, and The Guild: Zaboo.

Harrow County #23

  • Cullen Bunn (W) and Tyler Crook (A/Cover)
  • On sale May 10 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Ongoing
  • The death of one of Harrow County’s most powerful magical forces leaves a void in Mason Hollow. Bernice is forced to choose between her oldest friend and her own future when she’s offered powers beyond her wildest dreams . . . and the chance to save her home from destruction!
  • Featuring special backup stories exclusive to the single issues!
  • “One of the books I forward to every month, Harrow County delivers another quality issue.”—Comics The Gathering

H. P. Lovecraft’s The Hound and Other Stories TP

  • Gou Tanabe (W/A/Cover)
  • On sale July 12 • b&w, 184 pages • $12.99 • TP, 5” x 7 1/8”
  • A pair of decadent young men pursue the abhorrent thrill of grave robbing . . . A German submarine’s crew is driven mad by the call of an underwater temple . . . An explorer in the Arabian Desert discovers a hideous city older than mankind. This moody and evocative manga gets back to the dark foundations of the Cthulhu mythos, adapting three of H. P. Lovecraft’s original stories that first shaped the outlines of cosmic horror!
  • Artist Gou Tanabe’s first publication in English!
  • Gou Tanabe is a favorite creator of Taiyo Matsumoto (Sunny, Tekkonkinkreet).
  • From Japan’s magazine Comic Beam, acclaimed home of the manga Thermae Romae, Emma, and Wandering Son.

I Am a Hero Omnibus Volume 4 TP

  • Kengo Hanazawa (W/A/Cover)
  • On sale July 26 • FC, 480 pages • $19.99 • TP, 5 1/8” x 7 1/4"
  • Now subservient to a band of strange men with odd postapocalyptic survival rules, will Hideo find a way to escape this desperate group at an outlet mall and rescue the sick, partially mutated Hiromi? This hit manga series is presented in a deluxe omnibus format, collecting two of the original Japanese volumes into each Dark Horse edition.
  • A worldwide best-selling series—finally in English!
  • Winner of the esteemed Shogakukan Manga Award and now a feature film!

Joe Golem: Occult Detective—The Outer Dark #1 (of 3)

  • Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Patric Reynolds (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Dave Palumbo (Cover)
  • On sale May 31 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Miniseries
  • Two years after he killed a child-snatching monster and stopped an undead takeover in the Drowning City, occult detective Joe Golem searches for a man with superhuman strength who is attacking citizens under orders from the otherworldly voices in his head. But Joe has his own demons to wrestle with . . .
  • “Joe Golem continues to be everything you could possibly want it to be. Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden are a heck of a team, and Patric Reynolds continues to complement them perfectly by bringing unique worlds to life stunningly with his art.”—Big Comic Page

Kill All Monsters! Omnibus Volume 1 HC

  • Robots! Monsters! Destruction!
  • Michael May (W) and Jason Copland (A/Cover)
  • On sale July 19 • b&w, 368 pages • $24.99 • HC, 9” x 6”
  • Monsters rule the world. Humanity’s last hope is a squad of giant robots and their skilled pilots, all from different backgrounds, each with a unique reason to fight. Can we survive the conflict? Are we worth saving? A familiar but wholly original story about war, survival, and the human spirit, told through gigantic-scale battles fought by memorable characters! Contains nearly 200 pages of new story, in addition to collecting the entire hit web comic!
  • A complete and original adventure inspired by giant-monster movies!
  • The first half of the story was funded through a successful Kickstarter earning five times the initial pledge goal!

Lead Poisoning: The Pencil Art of Geof Darrow HC

  • Geof Darrow (W/A/Cover)
  • On sale July 5 • FC, 128 pages • $34.99 • HC, 9” x 12”
  • Geof Darrow’s slick, precise inks and stunning detail have amazed comics fans for decades, from his early work with Moebius to Hard Boiled, his first collaboration with Frank Miller, to the overwhelming success of his current series, The Shaolin Cowboy.
  • Now Darrow provides incredible insight into his process by sharing the pencil drawings behind his meticulous inks in a huge hardcover collection. Featuring well-known covers and never-before-seen drawings alike, Lead Poisoning is a behind-the-scenes look that reveals perfectionism at its best, showing how clean and perfect the initial drawings can be as well as the bizarre alterations that appear to happen on the fly.
  • Featuring commentary by Darrow and his notable peers, Lead Poisoning: The Pencil Art of Geof Darrow is a hardcover that brings you right to Darrow’s drawing board.
  • “Geof Darrow is a master . . . His combination of technical ability and a genuinely individual voice is an inspiration for me and for generations of other artists across the world.”—Frank Quitely

The Legend of Korra Coloring Book TP

  • Jed Henry (A/Cover)
  • On sale July 12 • b&w, 96 pages • $14.99 • TP, 10” x 10”
  • Avatar Korra meets the adult coloring book craze! This beautiful book comes packed with forty-five highly detailed, black-and-white images to color however you choose! With illustrations by artist Jed Henry, and produced in close collaboration with creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, this book is a must-have for all Korra fans!
  • Includes 45 pieces of beautifully detailed, original black-and-white artwork!
  • Artwork by Jed Henry (Avatar: The Last Airbender Coloring Book)!

Lobster Johnson: The Pirate’s Ghost #3 (of 3)

  • Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), and Tonci Zonjic (A/Cover)
  • On sale May 24 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Miniseries
  • The Lobster’s search for a missing reporter comes to an explosive end aboard a pirate ship.

Manara Library Volume 2: El Gaucho and Other Stories TP

  • Hugo Pratt (W) and Milo Manara (A/Cover)
  • On sale July 12 • FC, 280 pages • $29.99 • TP, 8” x 10”
  • The second volume of Manara Library, in a paperback edition at last!
  • This volume features the enthralling historical epic El Gaucho, the second of Manara’s storied collaborations with his mentor, Hugo Pratt, as well as Trial by Jury, a series of captivating shorts in which some of history’s most notorious figures undergo mock trials.
  • The only comprehensive English collection of Manara’s work.

Mass Effect: Discovery #1 (of 4)

  • Jeremy Barlow (W), John Dombrow (W), Gabriel Guzmán (A/Cover), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Kate Niemczyk (Variant cover)
  • On sale May 24 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Miniseries
  • A young Turian military recruit goes undercover in order to infiltrate the mysterious Andromeda Initiative—and ultimately retrieve a scientist who’s made a potentially devastating discovery. Tying in to the highly anticipated release of Mass Effect: Andromeda, writers Jeremy Barlow and John Dombrow and artist Gabriel Guzmán team up to create the next exciting chapter of the Mass Effect comics series!
  • From Eisner Award–nominated writer Jeremy Barlow!
  • Direct tie-in with Mass Effect: Andromeda for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One!
  • Top secret variant cover by Kate Niemczyk!

The Once and Future Queen #3 (of 5)

  • Adam P. Knave (W), D.J. Kirkbride (W), and Nickolas Brokenshire (A/Cover)
  • On sale May 10 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Miniseries
  • Rani, Gwen, and Lance stumble across an important discovery that changes the rules of the game. The choices they make send them headlong into mortal danger as their relationships expand and deepen—will the old Arthurian tales be repeated?

Predator: Hunters #1 (of 5)

  • The hunters become the hunted!
  • Chris Warner (W), Francisco Ruiz Velasco (A/Variant cover), and Doug Wheatley (Cover)
  • On sale May 3 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Miniseries
  • Space aliens have been coming to Earth for centuries—but not with any message of brotherhood or peace. They’re here to hunt the toughest, most dangerous humans they can find. Only now their former prey have teamed up against them. Predators, watch your backs!
  • Written by Predator comic series veteran Chris Warner!
  • Art by Francisco Ruiz Velasco.
  • Covers feature special metallic ink!

Rebels: These Free and Independent States #3 (of 8)

  • Brian Wood (W), Andrea Mutti (A), Lauren Affe (C), and Matthew Taylor (Cover)
  • On sale May 24 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Miniseries
  • John Abbott, considerably wiser and more guarded after recent events, is faced with the prospect of relocating to the Caribbean to help outfit the merchant navy with arms. With the completion of the USS Constitution on the horizon, he has little leverage to escape the assignment. Next stop: Nassau—and the Quasi-War with France!
  • “Absolutely entertaining, and thought-provoking. In today’s world where we’re still debating liberty and tyranny, Rebels is yet another timely relevant comic.”—Graphic Policy

Serenity: No Power in the ’Verse HC

  • Chris Roberson (W), Georges Jeanty (A), Stephen Byrne (A), Karl Story (I), Wes Dzioba (C), and Dan Dos Santos (Cover)
  • On sale July 26 • FC, 152 pages • $19.99 • HC, 7” x 10”
  • When a call for help to find a missing friend takes them to an Alliance post on the Outer Rim, they encounter a new force building strength to fight the battle of the Browncoats. Discovering that their friend is in Alliance custody and that an Alliance Operative is on the way, Mal strikes an uneasy partnership for a daring rescue. Collects issues #1–#6 of the series and the 2016 Free Comic Book Day story “Serenity: The Warrior and the Wind.”
  • Georges Jeanty (Buffy Seasons 8–9, Serenity) returns to the ’verse!
  • iZombie creator Chris Roberson writes the continuing adventures of Mal and the crew.
  • “Serenity: No Power in the ’Verse is the start of something new, though still familiar territory in terms of obstacles this crew must overcome dealing with each other. There is a lot of potential in this new chapter as long as it feels as though we are moving forward in a ’verse that is on edge.”—Geeked Out Nation

Shadows on the Grave #4 (of 8)

  • Richard Corben (W/A/Cover)
  • On sale May 10 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Miniseries
  • A bodybuilder desperate for victory will literally kill for a chance to win, but must pay the price that comes with it; a thief at a carnival is thwarted by a vengeful clown; and in the next installment of Denaeus, the hero leads an attack against the Cyclops Monoculus but finds even greater danger elsewhere.
  • 32 pages of story, no ads!
  • New stories from the 2012 Eisner Hall of Fame inductee!
  • “Shadows on the Grave is as fun and clever as it is horrific. You’ll smile, even laugh at parts, while other moments will make you cringe and wince. That’s the point. This book is the product of a true master who knows exactly what he’s doing.”—All-Comic

The Shaolin Cowboy: Who’ll Stop the Reign? #2 (of 4)

  • Geof Darrow (W/A/Cover), Frank Cho (Variant cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
  • On sale May 24 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Miniseries
  • The Shaolin Cowboy hits town, and it hits back. With King Crab in hot pursuit, he runs straight into the not-so-kosher menace of HOG KONG and his twisted tale of ham-fisted revenge. High-cholesterol-fueled action served up hot with plenty of chasers!

The Usagi Yojimbo Saga: Legends TP & Ltd. Ed. HC

  • Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)
  • On sale July 26 • b&w, 560 pages • $24.99 • TP, 7” x 10”
  • On sale July 26 • b&w, 560 pages • $79.99 • Ltd. Ed. HC, 7” x 10”
  • Dark Horse presents the quintessential companion to the Usagi Yojimbo Saga series—Usagi Yojimbo Saga: Legends! In this volume, Usagi takes on a myriad of opponents, but never loses sight of the warrior’s code: truth, honor, loyalty, and sacrifice. Collects some of the rabbit ronin’s most exhilarating stories, including Senso, Yokai, and the long-out-of-print Space Usagi!
  • 540 beautiful pages, including a breathtaking color section!

Usagi Yojimbo Volume 31: The Hell Screen Ltd. Ed. HC

  • Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)
  • On sale July 12 • b&w, 208 pages • $59.99 • Ltd. Ed. HC, 6” x 9”
  • In this thrilling volume, the rabbit ronin teams up with—and faces off against—a multitude of unexpected characters: destitute bandits, a renegade kappa, and a komori ninja! Then, Inspector Ishida returns to investigate a ghastly painting known only as the Hell Screen! Collects Usagi Yojimbo issues #152–#158.
  • Foreword by Cullen Bunn (Harrow County, Conan)!
  • “Stan Sakai continues to show why this book is deserving of all the praise it receives.”—SciFiPulse

The Visitor: How and Why He Stayed #4 (of 5)

  • Mike Mignola (W), Chris Roberson (W), Paul Grist (A/Cover), and Bill Crabtree (C)
  • On sale May 31 • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Miniseries
  • The Visitor alerts the BPRD as increasing numbers of Ogdru Hem attack, and the challenges of being an alien on Earth take a toll.
  • Jack Staff creator Paul Grist presents the strangest Hellboy spinoff yet!

W. B. DuBay’s The Rook Archives Volume 2 HC

  • William B. DuBay (W), Luis Bermejo (A), Alex Niño (A), Abel Laxamana (A), Jose Ortiz (A), and Jordi Penalva (Cover)
  • On sale July 5 • b&w, 152 pages • $19.99 • HC, 8'' x 10''
  • Time is no obstacle to Restin Dane, the Rook, who uses his chesspiece-shaped Time Castle to face danger millions of years in the past or eons into frightening futures. Joined by his gunfighter grandfather and a team of oddball robots, the Rook will go anywhere—any time—in search of adventure! Collects Rook stories from Eerie #89–#95, and #98.
  • Selected from the pages of Eerie magazine.
  • DuBay’s swashbuckling time traveler went from being Warren Publishing’s most popular feature to being published in seventeen languages.
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