Forced to choose between freedom or returning to Rome to defend her from the encroaching Barbarian Army, Marcus makes the only decision a hero can—but will he and his men be too late? And, even if he succeeds, what will the Roman leaders who betrayed him have in store for him?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
WEEKLY WORLD NEWS #2
Chris Ryall (w) • Alan Robinson (a) • Alan Robinson, Thom Zahler (c)
In the second chapter of “The Irredemption of Ed Anger,” the first-ever Weekly World News comic series, Ed hits the road in his attempt to discredit Bat Boy and runs into Manigator and Nessie the Lake Erie Serpent, even as Chaos Cloud gives him a nightmare at 20,001 feet…! Bonus back-up: more classic articles from the Weekly World News! 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT’S THE MUSIC BOX #3
Scott Lobdell (w) • Adam Archer (a & c)
Everyone knows music calms the savage beast... but how much help is it against an alien mothership intent on destroying an airline at 30,000 feet?! A young sergeant on his way home from Iraq is the only person on board a crowded airplane who knows the only chance of thwarting an alien invasion rests in the plane’s cargo hold... the music box!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
MUNDEN’S BAR: GRAND RE-OPENING TP
John Ostrander, Martha Thomases (w) • Skip Williamson, William Messner-Loebs, Marc Hempel, Joe Staton, Joanna Estep, Hilary Barta, Chris Burnham, Mark Wheatley, Norm Breyfogle (a) • Marc Hempel (c)
We return to the nexus-point of Cynosure, GrimJack's own Munden's Bar, for a slew of
BRAND-NEW, never-before-printed stories produced by comics’ most creative talents—including Skip Williamson, John Ostrander, William Messner-Loebs, Marc Hempel, Joe Staton, Hilary Barta, Mark Wheatley and guest-starring Wolverine MacAlistar, Jesus Christ, Del Close, the Frankenstein Mobster, and more! Cutting-edge heroic wackiness, as only found at Munden’s!
SC, 7x10, 104pgs, FC $17.99
FROM THE ASHES GN
Bob Fingerman (w) & (a) & (c)
Bob Fingerman’s speculative memoir (starring Bob and his wife Michelle) set in a post-apocalyptic and nuclear ravaged New York City is a surprisingly perky take on Armageddon. A hip satirical romp though Manhattan’s ruins, From the Ashes is a new spin on the old autobiographical comics genre.
SC, 7x9, 160pgs, PC $19.99
LOCKE & KEY: CROWN OF SHADOWS #4
Joe Hill (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)
Kinsey and Bode find themselves in a desperate, seemingly unwinnable battle against a rising army of living shadows, while Tyler faces down Dodge in a terrifying duel of wits and wills.
A new twist on Lewis Carroll’s classic tale of the wildly weird, this prose collection combines both Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Featuring chapter illustrations by Jenny Frison (Angel) and cover by Eisner Award-winning artist Jill Thompson.
HC, 6x9, 240pgs, PC $16.99
SONG OF SAYA #1
Daniel Liatowitsch & Todd Ocvirk (w) • Yair Herrera (a & c)
Based on the Japanese smash-hit PC game, Song of Saya tells the story of Josh, a young doctor trying to recover from a near-fatal accident. When a nightmarish world threatens to drown out reality, Josh meets a mysterious girl named Saya who promises to take his pain away… if Josh agrees to help her in return.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
NANOVOR: GAME DAY TP
Eric Burnham (w) • Felipe Torrent (a) • Filipe Torrent & German Torres (c)
A killer video game tournament; energy drinks; nigh-immortal microscopic monsters fighting to the death... that's all Lucas Nelson and friends could ask for in a weekend. But another crew has their eyes on the game championship, and will do whatever it takes to get it. Based on the popular Smith & Tinker handheld game aimed at teens!
SC, 6x9, 104pgs, FC $11.99
LONE JUSTICE: CRASH #1
Robert Tinnell and Mark Wheatley (w) • Mark Wheatley (a & c)
Being a superhero is dangerous and expensive work, and Lone Justice has suffered devastating financial loss. Now the masked villain known as Scion stalks our hero, and Lone Justice is left with nothing more than his wits… and his fists! The first issue of this EZ Street spin-off starts now!
32pgs, FC $3.99
Elaine Lee (w) • Michael Wm. Kaluta, Charles Vess (a) • Kaluta (c)
Sentenced to life on abandoned Omega Disque 6, Molly helps a tribe of Amazons defeat their enemies… but during the post-battle ritual, the newly minted Galatia is accidentally shot off the Disque in an ancient escaped pod, but is saved by a traveling trio of Troikani actors. Will the actors' plans for a glorious suicide mean the end of Galatia 9?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
JON SABLE FREELANCE: ASHES OF EDEN #5
Mike Grell (w & a & c)
Ashes of Eden comes to its explosive conclusion as Jon Sable and Maggie the Cat battle to save not only their own lives but those of all of New Yorkers! How will one man's greed and a nuclear terror plot change America’s future?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
The entire original John Ostrander/Timothy Truman GrimJack run, from its very beginnings in Starslayer to the first 21 issues of First Comics’ solo title. BlacJacMac! Bob The Watchlizard! Goddess! Gordon Munden! They’re all here in all their amazing glory! The creation that made comics superstars of Ostrander and Truman, now all gathered in one stellar Omnibus edition!
SC, 6x9, 400pgs, FC $24.99
TALES OF THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #67
It's Shadow's first day at an expensive private kindergarten and the most important lesson she can learn is how to maintain secrecy about her extended family. Meanwhile, Raph, Leo, Don, and Mike learn their own lessons when they attempt to be good Samaritans.
32pgs, B&W SRP: $3.25
DOMINO LADY #5
(W) Nancy Holder (A) Ken Hooper
Join Buffy novelist Nancy Holder as she uncovers the sexy noir thriller secrets of "The Grapes of Graft." The Santa Anita Race track was all the rage — rage, as in a murderous rage — with a nice Chianti. It's up to Domino Lady to reveal her assets to get to the bottom of things! (C: 0-0-1)
Betrayed by the ruthless transvestite crime lord Mother Dear, wanted by the police, and with the one person he cares about kidnapped by Mother Dear's gang, Kung does the only thing he can do — he goes on a rampage. But how long can one man stand up against an entire city?
48pgs, FC SRP: $2.50
THE PHANTOM DOUBLE SHOT #3: KGB NOIR
(W) Mike Bullock, Mac Rauch (A) Fernando Peniche
The Phantom finally infiltrates the Hammer's base, but quickly discovers he's too late to stop WWIII. And then, in "The Love that Hath No Name," Buckaroo Banzai has to deal with alien monsters, Russian kidnappers, and a Cavalier leaving the nest! (C: 0-0-1)
24pgs, B&W (3 of 6) SRP: $2.99
THE PHANTOM GENERATIONS #11
(W) Tony Bedard (A) Giovanni Timpano
"The Ghost and the Redcoats." Join Tony Bedard for a tale set during the dark days of the American Revolution, as the 11th Phantom finds himself caught between the Redcoats and fate worse than death, with the fate of the nascent United States hanging in the balance! (C: 0-0-2)
32pgs, FC SRP: $3.99
THE PHANTOM: GHOST WHO WALKS #8
(W) Mike Bullock (A) Silvestre Syzilagyi
"Godfall," Part 1. When a paramilitary commando group attacks a refugee camp, leaving death and destruction in their wake, it's up to The Phantom to track the killers and bring an end to their reign of terror. But, once he runs his quarry to ground, The Phantom realizes this isn't just a single, meaningless assault, but the first salvo in a war for control of all Africa. (C: 0-0-1)
32pgs, FC SRP: $3.99
CAPTAIN ACTION LIMITED EDITION HC
(W) Fabian Nicieza (A) Mark Sparacio
This extremely limited numbered edition of just 200 copies will only be available for a short time, so get in on the action now! This volume contains issues #0, 1, 2, 3.5, 4, and 5 — the first story arc for the all-new Captain Action!
HC, 60pgs, FC SRP: $25.99
THE PHANTOM CHRONICLES VOLUME 2 HC
Just in time for Syfy's Phantom movie and the Seth Rogan Green Hornet movie comes this volume of 15 all-new short stories! This book will have the first team-up ever of the Phantom and the Green Hornet, and a brand-new story written by Harlan Ellison! To the outside world, this man, seemingly immortal, has always worn the mask. As the legend grew, it transcended the life of any one mortal. And that legend became The Phantom! With an introduction by Phantom creator Lee Falk's daughter, Diane Falk, plus stories from writers including Ellison, Robin Wayne Bailey, Mike Bullock, Joe Gentile, and many more.
HC, 7x10, 256pgs, B&W SRP: $29.95
TALES OF ZORRO LIMITED SIGNED & NUMBERED HC W/SLIPCASE
(E) Richard Dean Starr
Tales of Zorro, with eighteen new tales of the fox, is the first collection of original Zorro short fiction ever published! Creators such as Max Allan Collins, Peter David, Robin Wayne Bailey, Mike Bullock, Robert Greenberger, and a dozen more tell all-new tales of the legendary force for justice in the Mexican frontier. With stunning cover artwork by Sergio Martinez and original interior illustrations by Ruben Procopio, Tales of Zorro is available in a special numbered hardcover limited edition signed by the contributors. (C: 0-0-2)
RES. from Previews Vol. XVII #10 (OCT073699)
HC, 6x9, 288pgs, B&W SRP: $99.99
BUCKAROO BANZAI LOGO PIN
All Blue Blazer Regulars need to wear their colors, with this fully painted metal pin! Blister card packaging. (C: 0-0-2)
Pin SRP: $5.99
KOLCHAK THE NIGHT STALKER PIN
Join the growing numbers of truth-seekers with this fully painted metal pin! Blister card packaging. (C: 0-0-2)
The highly successful series of graphic novels co-published with the Louvre museum in Paris continues. Liberge invites us on a guided tour of the museum by night, when the works of art come alive. Our guide: a deaf night watchman who somehow manages to communicate with the souls of those ethereal and timeless works of art. A visual tour de force of the frighteningly fantastic. (C: 0-0-1)
SC, 6x9, 72pgs, FC SRP: $14.95
O/A GLACIAL PERIOD GN
(W/A) Nicolas De Crecy
De Crecy, at the sight of the incredible richness of the museum’s collection, was overwhelmed and felt small and ignorant. The result is a story set thousands of years hence in a glacial period where all human history has been forgotten and a small group of archeologists fall upon the Louvre, buried in age-old snow. They cannot begin to explain all the artifacts they see. What could they have meant? Their interpretations are nonsense, absurd, and farcical.
SC, 6x9, 80pgs, FC SRP: $14.95
BIONICLE VOLUME 8: LEGENDS OF BARA MAGNA GN
(W) Greg Farshtey (A) Christian Zanier
For the very first time, Papercutz presents all-new Bionicle stories by Greg Farshtey! Learn of the great war that lead to the creation of Bara Magna, and the epic conflicts that have defined its existence. Legends of Bara Magna provides fans not only with new storylines, but also presents exciting characters never before seen in Bionicle graphic novels in an exciting new style by Christian Zanier. (C: 0-0-1)
SC, 5x7, 96pgs, FC SRP: $8.99
NANCY DREW VOLUME 20: HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL MYSTERY GN
(W) Stefan Petrucha, Sarah Kinney (A) Sho Murase
Nancy Drew meets another Carolyne Keene creation, the Dana Girls, for the first time ever! Nancy and her pals visit the Starhurst School for Girls. Once students hear that the famed Girl Detective has arrived, they insist that Nancy meet Louise and Jean Dana, the Dana Girls! Soon, a good-natured contest is put together to see who the best mystery-solver really is, and it's in the form of a musical, complete with clues planted throughout the school. There's only one complication: the "phony" crime concocted for the Musical Mystery turns out not to be so phony! (C: 0-0-1)
SC, 5x7, 96pgs, FC SRP: $8.99
O/A TALES FROM THE CRYPT VOLUME 8 GN
Tales From The Crypt offers its snarky spoofs of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Twilight. The cover-featured "Stinky Dead Kid" stars in two tales, the first of which follows his transformation from a wimpy kid to a stinky zombie, while "Dielite" features the lovelorn vampire Deadward, who may be the most self-centered bloodsucker alive!
SC, 5x7, 96pgs, FC SRP: $7.95
SEE PREVIEWSadult.com FOR MORE INFORMATION (C: 1-1-1) NOTE: Not available in Canada, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, & the U.K.
Magazine, 64pgs, B&W SRP: $5.95
SIZZLE #39-41 PACK
SEE PREVIEWSadult.com FOR MORE INFORMATION (C: 1-0-0) NOTE: Not available in Canada, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, & the U.K.
Magazine, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $15.00
NEW DIMENSION COMICS
TRANSFORMERS #1 NEW DIMENSION COMICS EXCLUSIVE COVER
(W) Mike Costa (A) Don Figueroa
All-new cover art by returning popular Transformers artist Don Figueroa for this new ongoing series from IDW features on this limited edition! The flip cover features a blank area for convention sketches. Limited to only 1,000 copies; allocations may occur. (C: 0-1-2)
32pgs, FC SRP: $9.99
(W) Marc Guggenheim (A) Justin Greenwood
While the survivors of the Occupation get a closer look at the Church of the Cosmos' religious fervor, including entrance to their otherworldly temple, Susanne is singled out by Spock to be tested. But will Spock's gift to her truly be an ascension or a curse?
32pgs, FC $3.99
THE ANNOTATED NORTHWEST PASSAGE TP
(W/A) Scott Chantler
After Fort Newcastle is brutally captured by invading French mercenaries, Charles Lord and a band of his surviving soldiers, trackers, and explorers embark on one last great adventure to unite the people of Rupert’s Land to reclaim their home. This rollicking historical adventure fights its way on land and sea, all in search of and control of the mythic Northwest Passage.
This massive annotated edition collects all three installments of this two-fisted pulse-pounding bare-knuckled series!
SC, 6x9, 272pgs, B&W $15.99
STARS OF THE MONTH
LOST AT SEA GN (NEW EDITION)
NEW ENGLAND COMICS
THE TICK GOLDEN AGE: THE COMPLETE WORKS TP
(W) Silvia (A) Garcia, Kazybrid
NEC's tribute to the Golden Age of comics is back in print at last! Answering the question "What would a Golden Age Tick comic have been like?" this budget-priced "Golden Age style" wide-format squarebound book collects all three 44-page issues of the original full color Tick Golden Age comics, under an all-new cover by master Tick artist Sean Wang!
SC, 132pgs, FC SRP: $10.95
2000 AD FEBRUARY 2010 PACK
The UK's award-winning SF anthology title sets the standard in all-action thrills! Future lawman Judge Dredd enters the dragon's den; there's fire above the skies of the capital in Stickleback: London's Burning; the battle continues for the ABC Warriors in Book 4 of "The Volgan War"; there's tragedy in store for Nikolai Dante in "Hero of the Revolution"; the beaches turn bloody in the climax to Ampney Crucis Investigates: The End of the Pier Show; and supernatural western The Grievous Journey of Ichabod Azrael begins! (C: 0-1-2)
Magazine Pack, PC SRP: $18.00
JUDGE DREDD MEGAZINE #294
More pulse-pounding excitement from the world of Judge Dredd! The lawman's caught in the jaws of the lethal dog soldiers; chaos reigns in Tempest: Time Zero as one of Mega-City's most dangerous foes escapes from his prison cell; and another slice of Mega-history is exposed as robots go on the rampage in Judge Dredd The Lost Cases: Ratted. All this plus more manic fun with Tank Girl, interviews, reviews and more. Plus in the bagged graphic novel this month: murder and mystery on the moon in Breathing Space. (C: 0-1-2)
Magazine w/ graphic novel, 64pgs, PC SRP: $10.99
JUDGE DREDD COMPLETE CASE FILES VOLUME ZERO TP
(W) John Wagner, Alan Grant, Pat Mills (A) Various
The latest volume in the Judge Dredd Complete Case Files Collection goes back to the beginning and collects forgotten and rare gems from the Thrill-power archives. Readers can experience Dredd strips that haven't been reprinted in over 30 years. With art from Carlos Ezquerra, Ian Gibson, and others, this collection of classic strips is a must-read for any comic fan! (C: 0-1-2)
SC, 320pgs, PC SRP: $26.99
ROGUE TROOPER: TALES OF THE NU EARTH VOLUME 1 GN
(W) Gerry Finley-Day (A) Dave Gibbons, Cam Kennedy, Colin Wilson
Nu-Earth — a planet ravaged by war, its atmosphere poisoned by chemical weapons. In this battle ground between the Norts and the Southers, only the Genetic Infantrymen can survive. Rogue is one such soldier, and these are his stories. A must have collection for fans of the 2000 AD universe! (C: 0-1-2)
SC, 400pgs, B&W SRP: $23.99
RED 5 COMICS
ATOMIC ROBO AND THE REVENGE OF THE VAMPIRE DIMENSION #1
(W) Brian Clevinger (A) Scott Wegener
New York City, 1999. Atomic Robo has to wrap up some loose ends before jetting off to Japan for a business trip. Yup, just an average day at Tesladyne HQ where nothing bad can happen. Especially not The Revenge of the Vampire Dimension starring Atomic Robo, the force of nature known only as Jenkins, a ton of vampires, and Dr. Bernard Fischer on his very first day on the job.
32pgs, FC (1 of 4) SRP: $3.50
(W) Scott Chitwood (A) Randy Kintz
Chinese assassins are closing in on the American hackers, so their across-the-globe rescue of Cat and the hostages goes mobile. Meanwhile, the rebels attack with a drone army of their own!
32pgs, FC (4 of 4) SRP: $3.50
THE LAST DAYS OF AMERICAN CRIME #2 (OF 3)
(W) Rick Remender (A) Greg Tocchini
(C) Alex Maleev [A], Tocchini [B]
The countdown continues! With only a few days left to pull off the last great crime in American history, the tension mounts as secrets and double crosses are revealed.
While trained killer Kevin Cash goes to retrieve an important component to the heist, his girlfriend Shelby seduces Graham Bricke as they deal with their own set of problems. Left-for-dead gangster Enrique is looking for revenge along with two mysterious cops that are following their every move. With Shelby kidnapped by Enrique’s Mexican gang, can Graham rescue her before time runs out?
64pgs, FC $4.99
ALADDIN: LEGACY OF THE LOST #2 (1 OF 3)
(W) Ian Edginton (A) Stjepan Sejic, Patrick Reilly
(C) Arthur Suydam [A], Marko Djurdjevic [B], Clayton Crain [1:10 Incentive]
After his descent into the mysterious caverns for the sorcerer Qassim, the thieving rogue known as Aladdin has reappeared in the city of Shambhalla. He is no longer a pauper but a rich and decadent prince, transformed by the power of the Djinn of the Lamp! However, when Qassim exposes Aladdin and kidnaps the lovely Princess Soraya, there’s only one man Aladdin can turn to: Sinbad, the mariner of legend. With Sinbad’s help, Aladdin must journey to the hidden depths of the city to parlay with the world’s deadliest soverign. She’ll help the duo track Qassim… but for a price far beyond even Aladdin’s imagination.
64pgs, FC (2 of 3) $4.99
SHRAPNEL: ARISTEIA RISING TP
(W) M. Zachary Sherman (A) Bagus Hutomo, Leos “Okita” Ng
(C) Tae Young Choi
Venus, 2250. After five years of war, the last free colony in the Solar System is about to fall. Unknown to the attacking Marines—or even the colonists themselves—the most infamous heroine of the war has gone into hiding in exile on their planet. Now Samantha Vijaya must organize a revolt against the very Marines she once fought alongside and lead the colonists to freedom.
Collecting the critically-acclaimed series and the first book of an epic solar war trilogy, with never before seen production renderings, creator interviews and a and a gallery of artwork from Arthur Suydam, Marko Djurdjevic, Clint Langley and more!
SC, 7x10, 184pgs, FC $14.95
SEVEN SEAS ENTERTAINMENT LLC
DANCE IN THE VAMPIRE BUND VOLUME 6 GN
(W/A) Nozomu Tamaki
With the struggle to win Mina's hand in marriage by the vampire lords now over, a sense of calm has finally returned to the vampire bund. But this period of tranquility may not be what it seems, as Mina falls into a mysterious sleep. A new, unseen enemy launches a deadly attack, catching Mina's lycanthrope companion off guard!
SC, 5x7, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $10.99
ALL-ACTION CLASSICS: THE ODYSSEY GN
(W) Homer, Tim Mucci (A) Ben Caldwell, Emanuel Tenderini
Shipwrecks, angry gods, magical lands, beautiful nymphs, and siren songs: this vivid retelling of Homer’s legendary Greek epic follows Odysseus on his long, arduous journey home to Ithaca after the fall of Troy. Done in comic-book style, it features the highest-energy kid-grabbing details and plot twists, all dramatized in brilliant, action-packed images. (C: 0-1-2)
RES. from Previews Vol. XIX #2 (FEB094449)
SC, 5.5x8.5, 128pgs, FC SRP: $7.95
THE UNTAMED: A SINNER'S PRAYER #3
(W) Sebastian A. Jones (A) Peter Bergting
Two souls have been claimed, but the Stranger's focus for killing is distracted by a beautiful woman from his past. Drawn to her without knowing why, he is trapped in a game he cannot win. With his guard down, he is caught by surprise. The Kraven are out for blood, but the predators become the prey when the Stranger unleashes ten years of torment.
32pgs, FC SRP: $2.99
O/A STERANKO'S HISTORY OF COMICS VOLUME 2 SC
(W/A) Jim Steranko
Artist/writer Jim Steranko chronicles the epic story of comics' Golden Age creators and super-heroes such as Blackhawk, Captain Midnight, The Flying Heroes, Captain Marvel, the Marvel Family, Plastic Man, The Spirit, Uncle Sam, The Ray, Kid Eternity, and others! More than 455 dynamite illustrations!
SC, 9x12, 132pgs, B&W MSRP: $15.00
THREE RIVERS PRESS
STAR OF THE MONTH
THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE: RECORDED ATTACKS GN
(W) Max Brooks (A) Various
Man has battled the undead for millenia. Best-selling author Max Brooks provides the lessons that history has taught us about zombie outbreaks, gruesomely illustrated in graphic novel form. From our descendants on the African savannahs to the legions of ancient Rome, from the voyages of Francis Drake to the ill-advised experiments of the Soviet army, The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks hauntingly reminds us how close the living dead have come to destroying humanity. (MAR094425)