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(W) Brian Haberlin

(A) Jay Anacleto

(B)

Cover A by Jay Anacleto - white

Cover B by Jay Anacleto - blue

FC 32pp $2.95 Bi-monthly ongoing series.

The Concept

Athena Inc., the blackest of black ops, has come up with the perfect operative.

She can't be caught.

And even if she could be, there is no way to link her to any action because she doesn't even know she's an agent.

Heck, she doesn't even look like their agent.

She was hailed as a success…that was until…the genetic trigger that enables her to switch personas began to break down. Now she can switch forms more or less on her own. And is now she's a threat to the security of Athena Inc. and must be dealt with. But who will deal with whom first?

This Issue

"Revelations"

Gwen begins to realize what she is, and the realization is driving her #$%^&*# crazy. She is lo.osing it. But the warm hand of help is being offered by the cold heart of Athena Inc. itself, Morgan Castle. This guy is THE wolf in sheep's clothing. Mary knows he is not here to help. But how can she convince her naïve alter-ego that she is walking into a deathtrap, before it's too late? An issue not to be missed.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Alex Ross, Jay Anacleto, James Bond, Alias, and Le Femme Nikita.

Copyright

ATHENA INC. is ™ and © Brian Haberlin, 2002. All rights reserved.

G.I. JOE #11

(W) Josh Blaylock

(P) Kevin Sharpe

(I) John Larter

(Cover) Steve Kurth

FC 32pp $2.95 Ongoing monthly series.

The Concept

G.I.JOE is the code name for America's daring and highly trained specialmission force. It's purpose: to defend freedom against COBRA, aruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world.

This Issue

COBRA's latest experiment terrorizes the Dreadnok compound in Chicago,but when its path of destruction spreads out into the city streets,G.I.JOE intervenes. However, COBRA is not about to let them go homewith their new technological wonder.

Recommended for readers and fans of

G.I.Joe is a sure win with anyone into high adventure, military action,and more. It's an action story that plots the U.S. military against ateam of near-super villains, and a great nostalgia kick to boot.

Recommended for fans of Sgt. Rock, all the way to Crouching Tiger. G.I.Joe has it all! Also a must have for anyone who grew up playingwith the Real American Heroes the first time around.

Copyright:

G.I. Joe is ™ and © 2002 Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved. Underlicense to Devil's Due.

(W) Larry Hama

(P) Dan Jurgens

(I) Bob Layton

(Cover) Dave Dorman

FC 32pp $2.95 Ongoing monthly series.

The Concept

G.I.Joe: Frontline expands the action of the regular G.I. JOE seriesinto another title, featuring a cast of rotating creative teams. Frontline allows us to see the G.I. JOE universe through the eyes ofdifferent artists, and of course, is full of action action action.

This Issue

It's the year 1994, just after the government mothballed the classicG.I. JOE organization... or did they? Cobra is still up to its dirtytricks, and there's only one group of people qualified to stop them. You can guess who that is! This story arc fills in many of the gapsbetween G.I. JOE of the 1980's, and the current Image Comics series, andfeatures the return of original G.I. JOE writer, Larry Hama, joined by(Superman and Captain America) artist Dan Jurgens.

Recommended for readers and fans of

'NAM and Nth Man, all the way to Crouching Tiger. G.I. Joe has it all! Also a must have for anyone who grew up playing with the Real AmericanHeroes the first time around.

Offered Again:

GI Joe #1 2nd Printing

Copyright

G.I. Joe is ™ and © 2002 Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved. Under license to Devil's Due.

HELLSPAWN #18

Todd McFarlane Productions

(W) Steve Niles

(A) Ben Templesmith

(Cover) Ben Templesmith

FC 32pp $2.50 Ongoing monthly series

Concept

Featuring the same core character as the long-running Spawn comic book,Hellspawn mires the protagonist in a dark, foreboding world of grime anddirty secrets. While Spawn highlights a battle between the dark and thelight, Hellspawn is struggling mightily to keep the blackness at bay.This book is the stripped-down ugly essence of Todd McFarlane'sHell-born creation.

This Issue

"The Killing Hand, Part 2"Someone has escaped the grips of Hell and has begun a killing spree toend all killing sprees. You know who he is. You can hear his laughterand the sound of his whisper in your ear when you sleep. But how do stopa killer who is already dead? The Hellspawn knows the pain, knows Helland knows the killer. This time it ends for good!

Recommended for readers and fans of

The Sixth Sense, Stephen King, Clive Barker, and Twin Peaks.

Copyright

Hellspawn is ™ and © Todd McFarlane Productions, 2002. All right reserved.

(W) Jason Caskey

(A) Phil Hester

(I) Jim Woodyard

FC 32pp $2.95 Four issue finite series.

The Concept

Sometimes the worst that can happen is that your dreams come true, andthey turn out to be nightmares. Take for example Max Brody, an upcominggrappler struggling to live up to his father's legend in the wild worldof professional wrestling. It'll just take one big break for that tohappen. Max gets that break, but is it worth it? Is fame and fortuneenough for a man to risk his very soul.

This Issue

Max Brody has gone from jobbing to has-been wrestlers to moving to thetop of the card. His role as The Holy Terror has become the hottestgimmick in AWF wrestling. Only problem is no other wrestler wants tostep in the ring with him. Is it jealousy over Max's rise to fame, or dothey really fear facing him, even in fixed fight? Meanwhile the forcesof the Silent One are closing in.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Savage Dragon, Hellboy, Beyond the Mat, Old School Pro Wrestling, andJohn Carpenter movies

Copyright

Holy Terror is ™ and © Jason Caskey and Phil Hester 2002. All rights reserved.

KABUKI SIGNED #1's

(W/A) David Mack

Limited editions signed by David Mack

Due to an unprecedented number of requests, Image is finally offeringKabuki #1 issues signed by Kabuki creator, writer, & artist David Mack. These are the first printing #1 issues of the innovative Kabuki seriesthat you may have missed when they first debuted. Now they areavailable SIGNED in a limited quantity.

Including the exclusive Joe Quesada Scarab #1 cover. This limitededition is signed by David Mack and has never before been offered forsale as an unsigned book.

(C) Kabuki Agents: Scarab #1 (Joe Quesada Limited Edtion Cover) $5.95

(D) Kabuki Reflections #1 $7.95

(E) Kabuki Classics #1 $6.95

(F) Kabuki 1/2 $5.95

(W/A) David Mack

FC 128pp $12.95 Trade paperback

The Concept

Japan. A horribly scarred woman has a vision of the afterlife in whichshe is visited by her dead mother, and then returns to life with a newsense of purpose. A personal tale of love, duty, and self discovery,elegantly told through the masks and metaphors of the Japanese Ghost Story.

The long awaited second volume in David Mack's critically acclaimed series.

This Collection

Now back in print! Collecting four fully painted Kabuki stories(including a COMPLETELY NEW story) in a brand new and improved prestigeedition with extrapages!

Much more than the previous out of print 48p Dreams paperback, this 128pvolume presents all the very first fully painted Kabuki books (TheKabuki Color Special & Kabuki Dreams of the Dead), but also the fullypainted Kabuki 1/2, and an entire BRAND NEWKabuki story written and painted by David Mack just for this volume.

Also included in Kabuki for the first time ever, a completelyautobiographical comic book story written and drawn by David Mack, an indepth Kabuki Spotlight and David Mack interview from France's EkllipseMagazine, a gallery of the original covers, an introduction by BrianMichael Bendis, and brand new afterword by David Mack, a brand new frontand back cover (and lots of new art pages), and printed on new andimproved, thicker high grade, archival paper.

Having been out of print for some time, fans are looking for these earlypainted Kabuki stories and this book delivers with loads of extras and abrand new painted story!

Recommended for readers and fans of

Sandman, Elektra Assassin, David Mack's Daredevil, and fine art.

Offered Again:

Kabuki Dreams Hard Cover.

Copyright

Kabuki is ™ and © David Mack, 2002. All rights reserved.

(W) James Robinson

(A) Paul Smith

FC 112pp $14.95 Hardcover

Fourteen-year-old Chance Falconer has occult investigation in her blood.Her father, Lucas Falconer, is the protector against supernatural crimein the city of Devil's Echo, an amazing place where the magic andmonsters are an everyday occurrence.This is a family tradition handeddown from one generation to the next -- but will Chance's knack forlanding herself in big trouble stop her from living long enough to takeup that mantle?

Leave it to Chance Vol. II: Trick or Threat (collecting original issues#5-8),introduces our intrepid heroine to a new circle of friends, andpits Chance against a new cast of dastardly villains, misunderstoodmonsters, and otherworldly apparitions. From the festive streets ofDevil's Echo on Halloween night -- to haunted pirate caves -- and evenat her favorite shopping mall -- the young danger magnet Chance Falconerfinds paranormal peril at every turn.

Praised for its widespread appeal and ability to entertain both children and adults alike, Trick or Threat is the latest in Image's ongoing collections of the Harvey and Eisner award winning Leave it to Chance material. Printed in an oversized hardcover format, this edition is Leave it to Chance as you have never seen it before.

Recommended for readers and fans of...

Starman, Harry Potter, Batman Beyond, and Scooby Doo.

Copyright

Leave it to Chance is ™ and © James Robinson & Paul Smith, 2002. Allright reserved.

by Frank Cho

BW 32pp $2.95 Bi-monthly ongoing series.

The Concept

Life and love in Liberty Meadows, the animal sanctuary , whereeverything and anything can happen.

This Issue

Poor Frank the vet. Ralph and Leslie resequenced his DNA and gave him awhole new look to help him capture Brandy's heart... unfortunately,they've neglected to them Frank that they've based the new DNA sequenceon Dean's DNA. You thought that having one Dean around was bad enough -watch as TWO Deans wreck havoc to Liberty Meadows and good taste. Doublethe trouble. Double the excitement. Double the fun in this issue. Notfor the faint of heart.

New wide-screen format. All the comic strips are completely remasteredand uncensored.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Bloom County, Calvin & Hobbes, and Star Trek.

Copyright

Liberty Meadows is ™ and © Frank Cho, 2002. All rights reserved.

MCFARLANE'S SPORTS PICKS: FOOTBALL SERIES 5

McFarlane Toys

Item # 70330

Run. Throw. Pass. Score. McFarlane Toys' fifth series of professionalfootball action figures is NFL tested and approved. McFarlane's SportsPicks: Football Series 5 contains eight of the league's best, each in anaction pose with official team uniform and custom base.

* Jerome Bettis

* Tom Brady

* Stephen Davis

* Jeff Garcia

* Tony Gonzalez

* Ray Lewis

* Jerry Rice

* Anthony Thomas

This item ships 12 per case, no guarantee of mix.

Please inquire about pricing.

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MCFARLANE TOYS TORTURED SOULS 2: THE FALLEN

McFarlane Toys

Item # 17810

Horror taken to its next level. A further redefinition of human flesh ascanvas. Taking up where last year's Tortured Souls series left off,Clive Barker's Tortured Souls 2: The Fallen features six brand-newcharacters and six new reasons to be afraid.

* Szaltax

* Camille Noire

* Zain

* Suffering Bob

* Moribundi

* Feverish

This item ships 12 per case, no guarantee of mix.

Please inquire about pricing.

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Note: This line will be available to specialty retailers only.

(W) Scott Wherle

(P) Eric Hanson

(I) Barb Shulz

(Cover) Dave Johnson

FC 32pp $2.95 Bimonthly ongoing series

The Concept

Within our own universe lies another universe unbeknownst to us... untilnow. The realm of the MICRONAUTS - a place ruled by evil tyrant, BaronKarza, whose scientific marvels offer his people immortality, at thecost of their humanity. When unsuspecting, Ryan Archer is thrown intotheir world, we find that not only are things about to change, but Ryanwill have much to do with it.

This Issue

"Revolution"As the noble warrior Acroyear continues to shelter Ryan Archer from harmin Baron Karza's holding pens, rumors begin to spread amongst the otherprisoners of Ryan's importance to the revolution. But how could thisirresponsible Earthman with no fighting skills possibly contribute totheir cause? Meanwhile, what do the mindless killing machine Biotron andthe probe droid called The Micronaut have in common? The answer maysurprise you.

Recommended for Readers and Fans of...

The original Micronauts toys and comics, A Distant Soil, Farscape, Lost In Space, Star Wars.

Copyright

Micronauts is © 2002 Takara/A.G.E. All rights reserved.

(W) Jay Faerber

(P) Ian Richardson & Jonboy Meyers

(I) John Wycough & Damon Hacker

Cover A by Mike Avon Oeming

Cover B by Cory Walker

FC 32pp $2.95 Four issue monthly finite series

The Concept

When everyday girl Liz Donnelly married super-hero Race Noble, shedidn't realize "until death do you part" would come so soon! Now, withRace dead, she's a stranger in a strange land -- an everyday personliving with a family of celebrity super-heroes! Behind the glamour andwonder lie dark secrets, ruthless ambition, and twisted desires.

Each issue features a lead story set in the present, and a back-up storyset in the past.

This Issue

In an attempt to get on with her life following the death of herhusband, Liz Donnelly-Noble gives her first solo interview on livetelevision ­ something the Noble family isn't sure she's ready for.Meanwhile, Gaia tries to keep Zephyr's pregnancy a secret, and Rustymakes a bold decision about his future.

Newcomer Jonboy Meyers pencils the back-up story, which traces thebeginnings of Celeste's affair with Frost.

Recommended for readers and fans of

X-Force, The Ultimates, Powers, Astro City, and soap operas.

Copyright

Noble Causes: Family Secrets is ™ and © Jay Faerber, 2002. All right reserved.

(W) Matthew Cashel

(A) Jeremy Haun

BW 40pp $3.50 Monthly

The Concept

Paradigm showcases a world very familiar, a world of arguing couples,sitcoms, and 9-5 jobs. A world we all know and understand, a world inhiding. It is within those shadows, however, that the real world ofparadigm is waiting. Waiting for a time when the shroud can be thrownback, and the last generation of mankind can truly begin its finalyears. The evolution has begun, and no one gets out alive. Except forthose, perhaps, who embrace the "POP"!

This Issue

VCR tapes, recordable dvds, and episode 22 of Moonlighting; what happensin a world where passions run too strongly, when obsession creates newunderstanding? What is Ultimate Sanity and what does it have to do withdogs who can't reach the water bowl?Join Chris Howells, Zeke Moore, Andrew Dreiser, and a troll namedDogberry on a collective unconscious journey into the unknown. Andremember, enlightenment is only a mini-van impact away.

Recommended for readers and fans of

100 Bullets, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Kubrick, Savage Dragon, and Twin Peaks..

Copyright

Paradigm is ™ and © Matt Cashel and Jeremy Haun, 2002. All rights reserved.

(W) Brian Michael Bendis

(A) Michael Avon Oeming

FC 112pp $13.95 Trade Paperback

Now in it's second printing!

Detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim work out of the specialhomicide offices in charge of cases that involve powers.

But this case is the most disturbing one of their careers. A group ofcollege kids who 'Roleplay' their favorite real life super-heroes D&Dstyle are being murdered one by one. Who or what is perpetrating theseheinous crimes, and can our two stalwart detectives find him before hisnext murder?

The first printing of Powers Vol. 2: Roleplay sold in an amazing sixmonths (which isn't too shocking, considering that Powers Vol. 1 is nowin its THIRD printing), so if you lament missing your opportunity to geton the Powers train, now is your chance!

SAVAGE DRAGON #104

by Erik Larsen

FC 32pp $2.95 Ongoing monthly series.

The Concept

The World's Greatest Super-hero fights to make the world a better place!

This Issue

We're keeping a lid on this one suffice to say that it will be thebiggest change in the life of the Savage Dragon, well, ever

Recommended for readers and fans of

Recommended for readers and fans of bitchin' funnybooks.

Copyright

Savage Dragon ® and © Erik Larsen, 2002. All right reserved.

by Erik Larsen

Pin-ups my Mike Mignola and Jae Lee

(Cover) Erik Larsen

FC 48pp $5.95 one-shot

The Concept

The World's Greatest Super-hero meets the World's Greatest ParanormalInvestigator. The entire epic collected in one handy volume at anaffordable price.

This Issue

Fans of Mike Mignola's Hellboy will be delighted to read this volumewhich collects Savage Dragon #34 and #35 for the first time. WhenDragon's arch foe starts to decompose, a spell is cast to draw theundead from around the globe to Chicago. With Hellboy in hot pursuit, anape with an exposed brain commands the Christmas-colored couple toclobber each other. This one has it all! Vampires! Nazis! Big Mummies!Big action! Big laughs! And Dragon crawling out of a Big Monster's Big Butt

Recommended for readers and fans of

Bitchin' funnybooks.

Copyright

Savage Dragon ® and © Erik Larsen, 2002. All rights reserved. Hellboyis ® and © Mike Mignola, 2002. All rights reserved.

(W) Karl Hörnell

(A) Karl Hörnell

(Cover) Karl Hörnell & Erik Larsen

BW 80pp$5.95 One-Shot.

The Concept

From the pages of Savage Dragon comes Savage Dragonbert -- one of themost absurd superhero comics parodies ever. Working at a small Imagestudio, superhero/engineer Dragonbert, his jaded co-workers and hisever-conspiring roommate, Hitler's Brainbert, take satire to new lows.

This Issue

Savage Dragonbert: Full Frontal Nerdity is a complete collection of allpublished Savage Dragonbert material from the pages of Savage Dragon,plus outtakes, unfinished stories and bonus jokes galore.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Savage Dragon, Dilbert, Robotman and the big name Marvel and DCcharacters. But in a deeper sense this book is for everyone out therewho's a little too old to be reading superhero comics and tries to makeup for the lack of intellectual stimulation by endlessly debating theflaws and virtues of said comics on the Internet.

Copyright

Savage Dragon is ® and © Erik Larsen, 2002. All rights reserved.

SPAWN #127

Todd McFarlane Productions

(W) Brian Holguin and Todd McFarlane

(P) Angel Medina

(I) Danny Miki

(Cover) Greg Capullo and Todd McFarlane

FC 32pp $2.50 Ongoing monthly series

Concept

Al Simmons, once the U.S. government's greatest soldier and mosteffective assassin, was mercilessly executed by his own men. Resurrectedfrom the ashes of his own grave in a flawed agreement with the powers ofdarkness, Simmons is reborn as a creature from the depths of Hell.Disfigured, homeless and alone, this warrior now known as Spawn wandersthe shadowy alleys of New York City in search of his past life.

This Issue

"Loose Threads"An old foe returns in a new guise, whipping up mischief and chaos in theshadows of the New York City alleys. But there is method in thismadness, a growing web of intrigue that is quickly tightening around theHellspawn. Meanwhile, a pair of government agents are given a top secretassignment: Find out who stole Al Simmons' body and why.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Seven, Stir of Echoes, Stephen King,, and American Gothic.

Copyright

Spawn is ™ and © Todd McFarlane Productions, 2002. All rights reserved.

(W) Robert Kirkman

Cory Walker

(Cover) Cory Walker

FC 32pp $2.95 Four of a four-issue finite series

The Concept

Super soldier, Johnny Armstrong has been battling the forces of evilsince World War II. His illustrious career has had many pitfalls andtriumphs over the many years of his activity. In the early '90s itseemed that career had come to an end, his arms and legs missing, theresult of a deadly battle with Chicago's Vicious Circle crimeorganization. His broken body was rebuilt into the ultimate killingmachine. More machine than man Johnny found himself the pawn of variouscriminal and government organizations. In control of his life at lasthe tries to pick up the pieces and regain some semblance of the life he knew.

This Issue

The pulse pounding patriotic pandemonium concludes! This is the one toget, folks! Baron Blitzkrieg's plan finally come to a head, but whyisn't he in the drivers seat? Johnny instead finds himself face to facewith his most deadly foe yet: A mechanical menace of Nazi origin! CanSuperPatriot overcome the odds to win the day? Well, what's the titleof the book, silly? Also featuring a four-page preview of next months MASTERS OF THEUNIVERSE comic! Buy it for THAT at least! Recommended for readers and fans of Savage Dragon, Captain America, G.I. Joe, war movies, Other cool stuff,and y'know... He-Man. Buy it for He-Man!

Copyright

SuperPatriot is ® and © Erik Larsen, 2002. All rights reserved

(W) Todd Dezago

(P) Tracie Mauk, Eric Hanson, Mauricet

(I) Tracie Mauk, Howard Shum, Mauricet

(Cover) Nick Cardy

FC 48pp $5.95

The Concept

Tellos is a magikal patchwork world made up of a myriad of differentrealms, populated by creatures of myth and legend! A fantastic landwhere there is an adventure around every corner ... and danger at every turn!

This Issue

Sporting a Gorgeous Cover by Comics Legend, NICK CARDY, Todd Dezago andMike Wieringo present this third installment of their Anthology series!The first tale, "Night Flight" recounts the less-than-romantic firstmeeting between the Pirate Queen, Serra and the adventurous thief,Hawke! Pencilled and Inked by newcomer, Tracie Mauk! Next is "JealousSkies", which reveals the secret of Hawke's wings! This fable ispencilled by Eric Wolfe Hanson and Inked by Howard Shum (Intrigue,Aquaman). Eric also provides the back cover. And finally, the "Legend ofOge K'Tion", the story of the Amulet. Pencilled and inked by BelgianSensation, Mauricet, this tale provides some much requested history tothe magikal world of Tellos!! With pin-ups by Thor Badendyck, CarloBarberi, and Mike Wieringo, this tome is a crowd pleaser! Don't miss it!

Recommended for readers and fans of

Lord of the Rings, Leave it to Chance, and Harry Potter.

Copyright

Tellos is ™ and © Todd DeZago and Mike Wieringo, 2002.

TELLOS OFFERED AGAINS

To coincide with Tellos: Sons and Moons, we are proud to offer all things Tellos! Now you can own it all from the ground up, complete and unabridged!

Tellos Vol. 1: Reluctant Heroes

FC 152pp $17.95

The beginning of the Tellos saga! Find out how a young boy, a swashbuckling talking tiger, and a band of misfits came together tosave the world of Tellos!

Tellos Vol. 2: Kindred Spirits

FC 172pp $17.95

Continuing the adventure, Kindred Spirits delves deeper into the worldof Tellos, revealing secrets and putting our band of heroes into dangerthe likes of which tehy've never seen!

Tellos: The Last Heist

FC 48pp $5.95

When a kleptomaniacal fox named Rikk runs into the "most worst thing"that's ever happened to him, it's up to a familiar band of adventureresto bail him out! A one-shot stand alone special.

Tellos: Maiden Voyage

FC 48pp $3.95

Recounting the story of Serra, the pirate queen, Maiden Voyage is ahistory lesson on one of your favorite Tellos characters! A one shotstand alone special.

TOMB RAIDER #25

(W) John Ney Rieber (P) Michael Turner (C) Jonathan D. Smith ENDGAME PART 1 (of 3) Tomb Raider's 25th issue extravaganza arrives asspecial guest penciler Michael Turner joins forces with John Ney Rieberto present the monumental issue of Tomb Raider as Top Cow's blockbusterENDGAME crossover kicks off!! It all begins when the charred remains ofa long-lost Native American settlement lure Lara Croft to New York Citythe home of Sara Pezzini and the Witchblade, and it ends with...thedeath of Lara Croft?!?

FC 32 pages $2.99 continuing series

Attention: Retailers please see order form for retailer incentive program:

(W) Fiona Avery (P) TBA (I) Marlo Alquiza (C) Jonathan D. Smith

"The Low Down"

This small Australian town isn't big enough for the two of them. LaraCroft begins her digging into the mystery of the stolen MaoriDream-Spear. Finding the right information will come only after sheagrees to a duel shoot-out with the man who knows what she's lookingfor. It seems that Down Under, Lara is wanted more dead than alive!

FC 32 pages $2.99 limited series

(W) David Wohl (P) Francis Manapul (I) Jason Gorder (C) Steve Firchow ENDGAME PART 2 (of 3) Witchblade month kicks off with this specialanniversary issue!!! As Top Cow's ENDGAME crossover continues, SaraPezzini searches for answers to what caused the terrible fate of herfriend and cohort, Lara Croft. What she discovers is an entity as old asthe Witchblade itself, but much more deadly...and evil...

FC 32 pgs $2.99 continuing series

Attention: Retailers please see order form for retailer incentive program:

(W) David Wohl (P) Brian Ching (I) Batt/Jonathan Sibal (C) Dan Kemp One of the most sought after half issues returns just in time forWitchblade month as Top Cow re-releases the highly acclaimed Witchblade1/2 issue. Showcasing one of Sara and Nottingham's most viciousmeetings, who will make it out alive? With an all new cover, this greathalf issue is not to be missed!!

FC 24 pgs $2.99

(W) David Wohl (P) Francis Manapul (I) Jason Gorder (C) John Starr/Beth SoteloThe Battle of the Planets phenomenon continues on as the team comes faceto face with the Witchblade on this great alternate cover!! Thisincredible crossover event cover premiered at the Wizard World Eastconvention earlier this year and was the hit of the show!! A highlyvisual and stunning cover, only a handful of copies remain so make sureto grab yours while you can!!

FC 32 pgs Please inquire about pricing.

WITCHBLADE #55 ­ EXCLUSIVE BATTLE OF THE PLANETS COVER ­Andy Park Signed Edition

(W) David Wohl (P) Francis Manapul (I) Jason Gorder (C) John Starr/Beth SoteloThe Battle of the Planets phenomenon continues on as the team comes faceto face with none other than Sara Pezzini, the Witchblade!! Thisincredible crossover event cover premiered at the Wizard World Eastconvention earlier this year and was the hit of the show!! Plus, now isyour chance to own this incredible cover signed by artist Andy (TombRaider) Park!! Quantities are limited so act now!!

FC 32 pgs Please inquire about pricing.

(W) Munier Sharrieff (P) Wilson Tortosa (C) Shane Law and Udon StudiosWho is the mysterious and nefarious Zoltar? And how far will he go inhis quest to infiltrate, conquer and annihilate all of humanity? Whatconnection does he have to the Gotchaman team's mentor Dr. Anderson? Andeven more importantly, can the team stay together long enough to saveall of mankind? The frightening answers begin to be revealed this issue.

FC 32 pgs $2.99 continuing series

By Alex Ross

The first ever Battle of the Planets poster is now available!!Previously a convention exclusive, now is your chance to own the posterof the hottest team in the universe, Battle of the Planets!! Painted bynone other than Alex Ross, Mark, Jason, Princess, Tiny and Keyop areready to protect your walls today!!

FC rolled Please inquire about pricing.

(W & P) Michael Turner (I) Joe Weems (C) Jonathan D. Smith

Top Cow Classics is proud to present the original special that startedit all, Tomb Raider/Witchblade. Written and illustrated by superstarMichael Turner, you can now own this modern day classic in its puristform. Made available for the first time ever in a black and whiteformat, this beautiful issue won't last long!!

B&W 32 pgs $2.99

(W) Michael turner/Bill O'Neil (P) Michael Turner/Keu Cha (I) Joe Weems(C) Jonathan D. SmithLara and Sara are back in a few of their most celebrated crossover events!! Containing the first ever meeting of these two ultra-beauties, the Tomb Raider/Witchblade special and there second historic teaming in the Witchblade/Tomb Raider special, you can now relive these classic adventures all over again!! Also including the hard to find Witchblade/Tomb Raider 1/2 issue, all encompassed with an all-new coverby artist Michael Turner, this great trade paperback is sure to gofast!!

FC 80 pages $7.95

WITCHBLADE/TOMB RAIDER HOLOFOIL COVER ­ Marc Silvestri signed Edition

(P) Marc SilvestriFrom the depths of the Top Cow vaults comes the first ever offering of the uncut Witchblade/Tomb Raider holofoil cover, illustrated by the man himself, Marc Silvestri! As an added bonus, Marc has signed a handful of these great uncut covers, making sure they're ready to be framed and displayed for all to see!! Measuring over 11" x 14" in size, quantitiesof this incredible exclusive are limited, make sure to grab yourstoday!!

FC shipped flat Please inquire about pricing.

(W) Joseph Michael Linsner.

(Painted artwork )Linsner and Mike Dubisch.

(Cover) Linsner.

FC 48pp $5.95 Graphic Novel

The Concept

At Christmas time, all dreams come true. What do vampires dream of? Blood, of course. Lots of it. Esque, the vampire, is no different, butin Santa's eyes he's been more naughty than nice. A lump of coal in hisstocking is what Esque expects as he goes off into the cold city nightto seek his holiday dinner. During his hunt on Christams Eve, heencounters junkies, pedophiles, goth chicks, and the scariest of themall --holiday shoppers. Everyone's hustling for that last-minute score,and amidst the snow and carols, who knows what Esque might find?

This Graphic Novel marks the return of Esque, Joseph Michael Linsner'spost-modern vampire. After haunting Linsner's work for the last 10years, Esque finally gets a chance to star in a book of his own. TheVampire's Christmas ~~ the feel-good vampire comic of the season.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Anne Rice, Laurel K. Hamilton, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Angel.

Copyright

The Vampire's Christmas is ™ and © Joseph Michael Linsner, 2002.

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