BERNET HC - B&W. Creators:Jordi Bernet; With An Introduction Will Eisner. Description: Available again. Jordi Bernet, one of Europe's foremost and most prolific comic artists, is a master storyteller who consistently astonishes readers with his gritty, existential gangster noir, and ensnares them within the sensuous delights of his mysterious feminine beauties. Featuring 11 complete stories, accompanied by high-impact art, this book showcases Bernet's work for the first time in the United States, and serves as a testament to the virtuosity of his art. 240 pages. (9x11)
FRANKLIN BOOTH: AMERICAN ILLUSTRATOR HC - Partial Color. Creators: Edited by Manuel Auad. Description: Available again. Acknowledged as a genius of pen, ink, and brush, Franklin Booth’s jaw-dropping, cross-hatched style has been widely imitated but never equaled. Offering a glimpse into his breathtaking visions, this visual tour of this highly influential American illustrator features a 16-page color section of his rarely seen painted work. 128 pages. (6x9)
JON HUL SKETCHBOOK VOL. 1 SC - B&W. Creators: Jon Hul. Description: Available again. Jon Hul is one of the most remarkable "photo-realistic" painters of pin-up and erotic artwork working today! This eye-opening presentation of delightful eye-candy features many of Jon's favorite models in all forms of gray-toned delight! 64 pages. (8x11) Publisher Rating: MATURE THEMES.
Collecting and Collectibles Books
TOYZ STYLE SC - Full Color. Creators: Daniele Brolli. Description: The “toys” (or rather toyz in the street jargon) are limited edition items for adults, and quite often a series interpreted by designers, pop artists, graphic artists, illustrators, cartoon illustrators, and, most recently, fashion designers. 144 pages. (6x9)
LORNA: BLACK TOWERS SC - Full Color. Creators: Azpiri. Description: The adventure that began in The Eye of Dart-An-Gor comes to an end in this chapter of Lorna, the most exuberant heroine in space! Along with Shop and Grono, she travels to a planet completely covered by water. Her mission is to destroy the last probe and preserve the balance of the universe! 64 pages.
Crime/ Mystery Books
CROOKED LITTLE VEIN LIMITED ED. HC - Partial Color. Creators: Warren Ellis. Description: Michael McGill is a burned-out private detective who suddenly becomes enlisted by an army of presidential goons to retrieve the Constitution of the United States — but not the one we all know about! Now, McGill finds himself thrust into a world where crime, sex, and madness all seem to be the same thing! This limited edition of graphic novelist Warren Ellis's debut novel is limited to 500 copies, each signed and numbered by Ellis and artist Siege.
ADVERSARY CYCLE: RAKOSHI LIMITED ED. HC - B&W. Creators: F. Paul Wilson. Description: Twenty years after it all began, Borderlands Press introduces this special, limited, hardcover edition of Rakoshi, originally released in 1984 as The Tomb in F. Paul Wilson's acclaimed Adversary Cycle. Extensively edited and updated by Wilson, this definitive edition includes a forward by the author about the genesis of the novel and the reason its title was changed to The Tomb. 360 pages.
ELRIC VOL. 1: STEALER OF SOULS SC - B&W. Creators: Michael Moorcock. Description: Elric — the most unusual hero in the great tradition of heroic fantasy! Elric — the albino sorcerer and battle-thirsty prince! Elric — doomed beyond hope to wander a world of barbarism and treachery! Elric — seeker of impossible goals, fighter of remorseless battles, embittered poet! Elric — held in the grip of his own sword, the enchanted Stormbringer! Elric — Moorcock's mightiest creation! 480 pages. (6x9)
JUMPER GRIFFIN S STORY SC - B&W. Creators: Steven Gould. Description:Griffin's Story fleshes out backstory for the upcoming motion picture Jumper (based on Gould's 1992 debut novel of the same name)! Griffin O'Conner, a precocious nine-year-old jumper (a person with the power to self-teleport), becomes the target of a ruthless cabal hell-bent on killing him. After assassins murder his parents in their home, Griffin barely escapes with his life by jumping to a location hundreds of miles away. But every time Griffin relocates, the mysterious operatives somehow track him down and kill those close to him! 352 pages.
JUMPER PB - B&W. Creators: Steven Gould. Description:Soon to be a major motion picture starring Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Diane Lane, and Jamie Bell! What if you could go anywhere in the world, in the blink of an eye? Where would you go? What would you do? Davy can teleport. To survive, Davy must learn to use and control his power in a world that is more violent and complex than he ever imagined. But mere survival is not enough for him. Davy wants to find others like himself, others who can Jump. And that's a dangerous game! 352 pages.
LOST PRINCE SC - Creators: Chelsea Quinn Yarbro. Description:Lost Prince follows the harrowing tale of Prince Rolon, who challenges the power of the Grand Inquisitor of Spain, and how he triumphs over being both chosen and damned!
SPIDER'S BRIDE SC - B&W. Creators: Debbie Gallagher. Description: It begins with a severed finger and a gift in Winter. Not realizing that she is being courted by a faery suitor, The Bride enters the cold and sparkling world of the Prince of Spiders — ruler of a land of dreams, lost in glittering snow. As a Winter King, he should end his reign by dying at the coming of Spring. He has delayed this by offering the blood of artists and poets to the ancient spirits of the land, eking out his season long beyond its time. But now he has a more daring plan in his heart — a plan that is thwarted by the disappearance of his human bride! 248 pages. Publisher Rating: MATURE THEMES.
STEPHEN KING'S DUMA KEY HC - Full Color. Creators: Stephen King. Description: Six months after a crane crushes his pickup truck and his body, self-made millionaire Edgar Freemantle launches into a new life, leaving Minnesota for Duma Key, a stunningly beautiful, eerily remote stretch of the Florida coast. When Edgar begins to paint, his formidable talent seems to come from someplace outside him — and the paintings seem to harbor a power that cannot be controlled! 592 pages. (6x9)
WANDMAKER'S GUIDEBOOK - Full Color. Creators: Ed Masessa & Dan Jankowski. Description: Become a wandmaker's apprentice with this guidebook covering every aspect of making your own wand — from the type of wood to the powers that you can create with natural elements like sand, herbs, feathers, and more! This magical kit includes a 24-page book with pull-out drawer, a wooden wand with removable handle, three unique feathers, three vials with different colored sand, and a vial of multi-colored stones. 24 pages. (9x12)
WARRIOR WOMEN SC - B&W. Creators: Paula Guran. Description: From warrior princesses to space cadets, readers of fantasy and science fiction will enjoy this anthology of some of the best short stories ever published featuring strong women who meet the challenge of fighting the good fight. 240 pages. Publisher Rating: MATURE THEMES.
CRIMSON ORGY SC - B&W. Creators: Austin Williams. Description: Grindhouse director Sheldon Meyer is cultivating an obsession. He has just one hellish week to shoot "Crimson Orgy," seventy-six minutes of mayhem destined to become the world's most notorious cult movie. and just maybe the first true "snuff film" ever made. Struggling to cope with a reluctant starlet, a booze-ravaged leading man, a backwoods cop bent on revenge, a mutinous crew, a devastating hurricane, and his own inner demons, Meyer relentlessly pursues a vision of unrivaled box office horror. He gets what he's after, but at a price no one could imagine! 285 pages. (6x9)
ENCYCLOPEDIA HORRIFICA HC - Full Color. Creators: Joshua Gee. Description: Vampires, ghosts, monsters, and more — Encyclopedia Horrifica invites you to join our quest for the terrifying truth about all things ghoulish and ghastly! 144 pages. (8x11)
WIZARD BASIC TRAINING HOW TO DRAW: GETTING STARTED SC - Description: Available again. Look no further! The How to Draw: Getting Started volume is your essential guide to comic art. Tap into 15 years of award-winning art lessons from the pages of Wizard: The Comics Magazine and draw like a pro in no time! This volume contains over 250 pages with lessons from Comic Art Masters Jim Lee, Joe Kubert, Michael Turner, Steve McNiven, Brian Bolland, Ethan Van Sciver and more! Cover by Terry Dodson. 256 pages.
WIZARD BEST OF BASIC TRAINING: STORYTELLING - Description: Available again. Over 25 Art Lessons On Storytelling & Crafting You Comics! Fundamentals of Storytelling, Storytelling, Laying Out a Page, Panel Layout, Dramatic Tension, Pacing, Evolution of a Page, Silhouettes, Splash Page, Negative Space, Shadows, Backgrounds, Settings, Script pages, Group Shots, Sound Effects and much more! Breathtaking design sketches Bryan Hitch, Mike Wieringo, Terry Dodson and more! Cover by Terry Dodson. 120 pages.
WIZARD BEST OF BASIC TRAINING: ADVANCED TECHNIQUES - Description: Available again. Over 25 Art Lessons On Advanced Techniques & Crafting You Comics! Advanced techniques of Covers, Inking, Mood, Coloring, Digital Painting, How to Letter, Creating the Best Portfolio, Breaking In, Business Fundamentals and much more! Artist’s Survival Guide (pitfalls and pro tips from artists in the biz; an insider’s look at how to succeed in comics) Cover by Terry Dodson. 120 pages.
WIZARD BEST OF BASIC TRAINING: CHARACTER CREATION SC - Description: Available again. Over 30 Art Lessons On Basics & Character Creation! Body Language, Movement and Motion, Making Characters, Dynamic Foreshadowing, Action Scenes, Flight, Energy Effects, Creating a Costume, Monsters, Animals, and much more! Breathtaking design sketches from Jim Lee, Mike Wieringo, Gene Ha and more! Cover by Terry Dodson. 120 pages.
24: THE OFFICIAL COMPANION SEASON 6 SC - Partial Color. Creators: Tara Dilullo Bennett. Description: Time refuses to stop for Jack Bauer, as the hit series 24 plunges the CTU special agent into yet more political and personal whirlwinds for the sixth season, with only 24 hours to put things right! Go behind the scenes of the sixth season with this full-color guide that includes detailed episode breakdowns, unseen pictures, and interviews with the cast and crew, plus an exclusive look at 24’s show-stopping stunts! 144 pages. (8x9)
AVENGERS: THE INSIDE STORY HC - Full Color. Creators: Patrick Macnee & Dave Rogers. Description: The secrets of The Avengers are laid bare by Patrick Macnee — the man who portrayed John Steed in the hit television series. Lavishly illustrated, with unpublished stills and photos from Macnee's private collection, this is a very personal portrait of the cult action-adventure series, and its classic sequel, The New Avengers. 144 pages. (8x11)
CAPTAIN KIRK'S GUIDE TO WOMEN SC - Full Color. Creators: John Rodriguez. Description: Captain Kirk's status as an Interstellar Stud is proven by his ability to seduce any woman, in any situation, in any part of the galaxy. Women from high-society princesses to insane-asylum slave girls; from blood-sucking shape-shifters to emotion-deprived androids — they all swoon, acquiesce, and malfunction from just one kiss! But a single question remains in the minds of millions of Star Trek fans aboard Starship Earth: How does he do it? 96 pages. (6x6)
FILM POSTERS: HORROR SC - Full Color. Creators: Tony Nourmand & Graham Marsh. Description:This splendid, if scary, collection of movie posters covers over 80 years of horror films and features all the classics of the genre from early silent films such as Nosferatu and The Cabinet of Dr Caligari to contemporary blockbusters like Silence of the Lambs. 192 pages. (9x12)
FILM POSTERS: SCIENCE FICTION SC - Full Color. Creators: Tony Nourmand & Graham Marsh. Description: From Metropolis to Godzilla, Invaders From Mars to Star Wars, science fiction movies have peopled our universe, and others, with some of the studios' coolest creations — including a vast range of aliens, robots, bug-eyed monsters, and spaceships. The images in this book, representing the creme de la creme of science fiction posters from artists in different countries and cultures, show what has been luring audiences into the cinema from 1902 to the present day! 192 pages. (9x12)
HEROES: SAVING CHARLIE NOVEL HC - B&W. Creators: Aury Wallington. Description:From Random House. Previously Offered in Previews Plus #786. Based on the characters Hiro Nakamura (Emmy and Golden Globe Award-nominated Masi Oka) and Charlie (Jayma Mays), as created by executive producer/creator Tim Kring for Heroes. Saving Charlie follows the story of Japanese office worker Hiro, who, through the use of his ability to pierce the space-time continuum and manipulate time, bravely catapults himself into the past to save Charlie, a small-town Texas waitress with an extraordinary memory, from being brutally murdered by super-powered serial killer Sylar (Zachary Quinto) While fans of the television series were given only a brief glimpse into Hiro and Charlie’s relationship as it grew into love over six time-changing months, their history is told here with the depth and insight that only a novel will allow. Scheduled to ship12/26/07. (6x9)
INKHEART MOVIE STORYBOOK - Full Color. Description: Meggie's father, Mo, has an amazing talent: when he reads aloud, things come out of the books! But sometimes people come out and that’s when the trouble began for Meggie and Mo. Meggie’s mother Resa disappeared into Inkheart, and the evil Capricorn, his henchmen, and Dustfinger came out! Now, Mo and Meggie have to find another copy of Inkheart and then, perhaps, they can save Resa and send everyone else back where they belong. 56 pages. (8x11)
PRISONER: THE VILLAGE FILES HC - Full Color. Creators: Tim Palgut. Description: Available again. Here, smuggled from Number 2's Green Dome, are the top secret Village technical plans, blueprints, and files from the classic series The Prisoner, including a special file on the Village's most prized prisoner: Number 6! 96 pages. (8x11)
SAINTS AND AVENGERS: BRITISH ADVENTURE SERIES OF THE 1960S SC - B&W. Creators: James Chapman. Description: Series like The Avengers and Danger Man, with their professional secret agents, or The Saint and The Persuaders, featuring flamboyant crime-fighters, still inspire mainstream and cult followings. Saints and Avengers explores and celebrates this unique television genre for the first time. 296 pages. (6x9)
STAR TREK THE ORIGINAL SERIES: VULCAN'S SOUL III - EPIPHANY PB - B&W. Creators: Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz. Description: As the hidden truth about the Romulans' early history is revealed at last, it's implications for the future play out as Spock and his allies reach across a gulf of both time and space in an attempt to bridge the millennia separating the long-scattered offshoots of the Vulcan people. And though the reunification he hopes to achieve will come at a terrible cost, failure could mean sorrow and chaos for untold millions, for centuries. 384 pages. (5x7)
STAR TREK: KLINGON EMPIRE - A BURNING HOUSE PB - B&W. Creators: Keith R.A. Decandido. Description: Guest-starring Worf from Star Trek: The Next Generation! From its highest echelons of power to its shocking depths, from its savagely aggressive military to his its humble farmers; from the political machinations of galactic import to family strife, the Klingons are revealed as never before in a sweeping tale of intrigue, love, betrayal, and honor. 368 pages. (5x7)
STAR WARS: DARTH BANE - RULE OF TWO HC - B&W. Creators: Drew Karpyshyn. Description: A thousand years before the Republic's collapse and Emperor Palpatine's rise to power, Des, the young Force-gifted son of an abusive miner, wins big in a high stakes game with some Republic soldiers, but kills a sore loser. To avoid imprisonment, Des joins the Sith's Brotherhood of Darkness that's battling the Jedi's Army of Light. Des becomes Lord Bane after his abilities earn him a place at the Sith Academy on the planet Korriban. Determined to excel, Bane secretly trains with the devious Githany, former Jedi turned Sith, but after she betrays him, he decides to fly solo and delve deeper into the Sith past. 320 pages. (6x9)
STAR WARS: LAST OF THE JEDI #9 PB - B&W. Creators: Jude Watson. Description: The tension is high in this penultimate installment of Last of the Jedi! Former Jedi apprentice Ferus Olin is caught in a vicious triangle. On one side: the evil Emperor Palpatine. On the other: Darth Vader. Both have plans for Ferus — but neither realizes he's a spy! As the truth gets much harder to conceal, Ferus' destiny — and the future of the Jedi — are more and more in jeopardy! 160 pages. (5x7)
SUPERMAN VS. HOLLYWOOD SC - B&W. Creators: Jake Rossen. Description: Tinseltown's fascination with the comic icon is detailed in this book, encompassing all the behind-the-scenes machinations that helped shape Superman into a screen legend — and all the derailed projects that have vilified everyone involved. Based on extensive interviews with producers, screenwriters, cast members, and crew, this exposé spills the beans on all the various TV shows, from the classic The Adventures of Superman to the current hit Smallville; the various animated efforts on both the large and small screens; and the movies — from 1979's smash hit Superman: The Movie to 2006’s Superman Returns. 320 pages. (6x9)
WINSTON EFFECT: ART & HISTORY OF STAN WINSTON STUDIO HC - Full Color. Creators: Jody Duncan & Foreword James Cameron. Description: Available again. Stan Winston and his team are the special effects genii behind The Terminator, Aliens, Predator, Jurassic Park,Edward Scissorhands, and many more! This is the first-ever book to reveal the secrets of Stan Winston Studio. Featuring hundreds of unseen art and photographs, this deluxe, interview-packed book cannot be missed! 336 pages. (10x12)
Neil Gaiman Books
NEIL GAIMAN'S ANANSI BOYS SC - B&W. Creators: Neil Gaiman. Description: When Fat Charlie's dad named something, it stuck. Even now, twenty years later, Charlie Nancy can't shake that name, one of the many embarrassing "gifts" his father bestowed — before he dropped dead on a karaoke stage and ruined Fat Charlie's life. But, Mr. Nancy left Fat Charlie things — like the tall good-looking stranger who appears to be the brother he never knew. Suddenly, life starts getting very interesting for Fat Charlie, because Charlie's dad wasn't just any dad. He was Anansi, a trickster god, the spider-god! Exciting, scary, and deeply funny, Anansi Boys is a kaleidoscopic journey deep into myth, a wild adventure, and a fierce and unstoppable farce, as Neil Gaiman returns to the territory of his masterpiece, American Gods, to probe the dark recesses of the soul! 368 pages. (5.5x8)
NEIL GAIMAN'S SMOKE AND MIRRORS SC - B&W. Creators: Neil Gaiman. Description: An elderly widow discovers the Holy Grail hidden beneath an old fur coat in a second-hand shop. A frightened little boy bargains for his life with a persistent troll, under a rail road bridge. And a stray cat endlessly repeats a terrible nightly fight to protect his adopted family from unimaginable evil. These dazzling inventions and many more await in this definitive collection of short stories — revealing one of the world’s most gifted fantasy writers at the peak of his form. 368 pages. (5.5x8)
PLAYBOY COVER TO COVER: THE 50S SC (W/DVD) - Full Color. Description: A classic from the day it launched, Playboy magazine, the #1 men's magazine in the country and one of the most recognizable brands around the world, is celebrating its unique legacy with this one-of-kind-series of DVD archive and companion book box-sets — the Playboy Cover to Cover Series. Released by decade, this first volume covers the launch of the magazine in 1953 with the now unforgettable Marilyn Monroe featured as Playboy's first centerfold, up through the beginning of 1960. Every page of every issue is presented in this affordable, complete, searchable digital archive, complete with a 200-page companion book,Playboy Under The Covers, which goes behind-the-scenes and "inside the mansion," covering the highlights of Playboy's humble launch by 27-year-old Hugh Hefner and its rise during the conservative 50's. 200 pages. (9x12) Publisher Rating: MATURE THEMES.
PLAYBOY: 50 YEARS HC - Partial Color. Creators: Text by Jim Peterson. Description: Available again. Playboy celebrates its 50th anniversary with this lavish collection of the very best of the magazine's photography. Playboy: 50 Years revisits the girl next door, the sex symbols, and the gods and goddesses who shaped our culture. It visually tracks the changing politics, fashions, and more through the frenzied peak of the sexual revolution and beyond — from the almost nostalgic eroticism of the 1950s bachelor (a martini his secret of seduction), to the highly charged images of modern sexuality. More than 250 full-color photographs, chosen from the 10 million images preserved in the Playboy archive, chronicle five decades of brilliant, life-affirming art. Publisher Rating: MATURE THEMES.
PLAYBOY: THE CELEBRITIES HC - Partial Color. Description: Available again. From Marilyn Monroe to Cindy Crawford, Linda Evans to Farrah Fawcett, Playboy has celebrated the sensuality (and even launched a few careers) of celebrities for more than 50 years. Featuring an introduction by Hugh M. Hefner, Playboy: The Celebrities showcases over 150 breathtaking photographs of the magazine's most famous heavenly bodies! 176 pages. (9x12) Publisher Rating: MATURE THEMES.
PLAYBOY BOOK HC (UPDATED) - Full Color. Description: Available again. with an introduction by Hugh Hefner Relive Playboy's 50-year history with this sweeping retrospective of the groundbreaking magazine that grew from Hugh Hefner's pet project into an icon as recognizable as Disney and Coca-Cola. Visit Hef's Playboy Mansion, canoodle with his delectable Bunnies, tour the DC-9 Big Bunny jet, experience the sizzling atmosphere of the Playboy Clubs, read the best Playboy interviews, original fiction, and humor, cackle at the irreverent cartoons and social satire pieces, and, of course, admire each "Playmate of the Month" since the first issue (all six hundred of them!) All of the magazine's most glorious moments are highlighted in this extravaganza of Playboy nostalgia. 464 pages. (9x12) Publisher Rating: MATURE THEMES.