Arriving Wednesday 5/2/07

100 BULLETS #83
Written by Brian Azzarello Art by Eduardo Risso Cover by Dave Johnson Heads roll and blood spills as Dizzy learns exactly what it takes to be a Minuteman - but what the Minutemen learn about her could prove deadly. Meanwhile, Ronnie Rome finds himself on the edge and under the gun in Italy, where his only ally would just as soon keep all the money herself. On sale April 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
52 WEEK #52
Written by Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Mark Waid Breakdowns by Keith Giffen Art by various Backup features by Waid and various Covers by J.G. Jones The end is near! As the year races towards its close, we follow our heroes through their final steps in space - and time! From the mean streets of Gotham to the far reaches of deep space, the last weeks tick down to their shattering conclusion. World War III is just the beginning! Plus, more origins of the DC Universe, including the JLA with Ethan Van Sciver and Batman with Andy Kubert! These final issues feature art by Darick Robertson, Eddy Barrows, Joe Bennett, Justiniano and more. 52: A year without Superman; a year without Batman; a year without Wonder Woman…but not a year without heroes. Week 48 on sale April 4 • Week 49 on sale April 11 • Week 50 on sale April 18 • Week 51 on sale April 25 • Week 52 advance-solicited; on sale May 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US
Put yer feet up, set a spell and get ready for Armageddon! When a race of pig-eating, flesh-gnarling aliens attack Horton County, Kentucky, it's up to Johnny Ray to kick some green-skinned butt and keep his moronic brother, Elvis, out of trouble while protecting the sister he loves…probably more than he should. It's aliens, rednecks and incest! Written by newcomer TODD FARMER with art by DON MARQUEZ this four-issue miniseries boasts covers by BILL STOUT and MARK SHULTZ! RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES
Written by Gail Simone Art by Eddy Barrows & Trevor Scott Cover by Ladrönn The 3-part 'Jia' concludes! The Atom comes to grips with the mystery involving his high school sweetheart and the horrific life she's had to live since he left her in Hong Kong. On sale May 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by Gail Simone Art by John Byrne, Trevor Scott and others Cover by Ariel Olivetti Collecting the first 6 issues of the acclaimed new series! Meet Ryan Choi - the young hotshot professor filling the empty slot on Ivy University's teaching staff…and who inadvertently fills the role as the all-new super-heroic Atom! Advance-solicited; on sale May 2 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by JEFF CHRISTIANSEN, RONALD BYRD, MICHAEL HOSKIN, SEAN MCQUAID, MARK O'ENGLISH, MIKE FICHERA, STUART VANDAL, ERIC J. MOREELS, CHRIS BIGGS, MADISON CARTER, ANTHONY FLAMINI, AL SJOERDSMA & RICH GREEN Cover by SCOTT KOLINS What is the secret history of the Agents of Atlas? How is A.I.M. organized? What is the Panther God's connection to Egyptian mythology? What planet did Korg come from? Pip the Troll: hooves or toes? Find the answers to all these questions, plus many more, as the OFFICIAL HANDBOOK continues to tour the Marvel Megaverse! Featuring new characters getting their first Handbook coverage (Apocalypse Beast, the Captain, Iron Maniac, Pitiful One, Underworld and the Nightmericans), older characters not yet covered in the 21st-century Handbooks (King Cobra, Orka and the Shaper of Worlds), older characters who never had a Handbook entry before (Scorcher, Clive Reston, Venomm, Hulk 2099, the New Universe's All-American, the Lost Generation's Yankee Clipper and Marvel UK's Gun Runner), characters from the depths of obscurity (Starseed and the Elementals), and major characters getting expansions and updates - including the Black Cat and a massive 8-page Captain America profile! And much, much more! 64 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
Written by Steven T. Seagle Art by Becky Cloonan & Jim Rugg Cover by Joshua Middleton The shocking conclusion of 'Wet.' Adam's hormones are driving him down the path of no return at the Miss Teen Miami Pageant. It might take an act of God to stop him from committing the mortal sin he's fought to suppress his whole life…and an act of God is exactly what's descending on Miami as Hurricane Marta blows in. On sale April 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
by Morse, Nierva, Romano, Shank, & Wragg The Ancient Book of Myth and War presents a time capsule, a glimpse into a strange and wondrous world, where myths and legends still roam freely and wars rage in the hearts and minds of the noble and the feeble alike. Experiments in color, shape, line, and composition enrich each and every page, accompanied by text that will enlighten the audience with atmospheric facts concerning origins, eras, and even media used in the production of the art itself. The Ancient Book of Myth and War is a fine art hardcover collection of images produced by some of the most highly sophisticated animation designers in the industry, whose portfolios include work for Cartoon Network, Universal, Disney, Warner Brothers, Nickelodeon, and Pixar.
by Kaori Yuki The war of angels against demons reaches its climax, as all the players converge on the Tower of Etenamenki, where lies the Tablet of Heaven, the key to unlimited power. Having fought their way through the Gate, Setsuna and his crew find that Lucifer and High Angel Rosiel are already inside. Meanwhile, Sara, possessed by Angel of the Apocalypse Sandalphon, has made her own way to the Tower. Rating: T+
by Various 'America's New Best Model': Call it 'designer satire' when Katy takes on television model competitions! Katy of course is the nicest contestant on the reality series hosted by Tyrant Brinks… and that makes her a real winner, no matter how the judges vote! 'The Perfect Birthday': Archie decides to make his birthday last the whole day through with a full schedule of fun: arcade games with Jughead, tennis with Reggie, the movies with Betty, and a rock concert with Veronica. But will it be four chances for fun, or four chances for foul-ups?
What is D'Airain Aventure about, you ask? It's about life and love and hate and death and magic and mystery and all of these things and none of these things, all at once. It's the kind of comic that needs to be experienced rather than defined. All of which would sound overly grandiose if it wasn't being applied to a comic that's produced by visionary creator Ashley Wood. Once again featuring 32 pages of story and art by Ash (aided and abetted by T. P. Louise, and Chris Ryall), including extra strips, two covers, and much more that's got to be seen to be believed. *Covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio. *Retailers: See your order form for a special incentive
Written by JOSS WHEDON Pencils and 50/50 Covers by JOHN CASSADAY 'UNSTOPPABLE' PART 3 (OF 6)! Ord and his people of Breakworld lead the charge to take down the X-Men and S.W.O.R.D. And when this fight's over… Not everyone is coming back! 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
Written by DAN SLOTT Penciled by STEFANO CASELLI Cover by JIM CHEUNG Join War Machine and the Gauntlet as they lead the Initiative's fresh faced recruits and a division of Marvel's finest fliers against the forces of Hydra. All this and a pivotal moment in the life of Yellowjacket. 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
by Joshua Dysart & Camilla D'Errico From Del Rey. Teenager Hana feels like a nobody: she has no friends, and her only social interaction is in online chat groups where she hides behind exciting, but decidedly fake personas. The only thing Hana has to connect her to the world is an affinity for the music of Canadian popstar Avril Lavigne. At night, while lying in bed, she even talks to Avril, spinning imaginary meetings with the singer in which Hana comes off as cool, confident and beautiful. Then one day, she runs across the website Make 5, and her life will never be the same! Scheduled to ship 03/28/2007. (235).
by Javier Grillo-Marxuach & Carlos Rafael Dynamite Entertainment presents an all-new Battlestar Galactica event featuring the dynamite debut of Javier (Lost, Medium) Grillo-Marxuach as he unleashes the Cylon Apocalypse! In this issue: All-Out War as the Galactica and her Viper's do battle with the Cylons and their Raiders as Adama has ordered the virus released against the Cylon Empire! Buit, all doesn't go as planned for Starbuck as he finds himself left behind on the Cylon world! Featuring another stunning array of covers by Pat Lee, Carlos Rafael, and Michael Golden!
With Buffy incapacitated, Amy the witch has taken the opportunity to-get this-lay siege with an army of the undead. Willow takes her on in a witches' battle royal as hundreds of Slayers defend their Scottish citadel, but without the kiss of true love, Buffy will be out of commission indefinitely-with an unwelcome familiar face, and an image you won't soon forget. Buffy creator Joss Whedon brings Buffy back to Dark Horse in this direct follow-up to Season Seven of the smash-hit TV series. • Joss Whedon writes Season 8! Only available at Dark Horse!
Written by Greg Rucka Art by Joe Bennett & Jack Jadson Cover by Matthew Clark & Art Thibert They've just been waiting for the right opening gambit, and now's the time to make the first move as Checkmate hunts the Outsiders! Jump aboard for a 3-month crossover called 'Checkout,' continuing in May's OUTSIDERS #47, as the DCU's top spies throw down with the DCU's most troublemaking hero team! On sale April 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
by Brian Pulido & Josh Medors He's back! Straight from the Child's Play movies, and slashing a bloody swath through comics! Chucky is here! When Chucky sets his sight on a grown up Andy Barclay, the first person to ever encounter the murderous doll, you know that the blood is going to flow! Intense horror in this all-new limited series!
From masters of horror Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson comes the most anticipated and monster-filled comic series of the year, City of Others. When Stosh Bludowski awakes from the nightmare of the last 24 hours, his life will be forever changed. It's not like Blud-a ruthless hitman- hasn't known darkness before, but awakening to the reality that the world is filled with zombies and vampires isn't the easiest thing to swallow. Now that he's in the midst of a family of vampires ('others', as they prefer to be called), and they're under attack by an invading army of rampaging zombies, Blud needs to choose a side, and in doing so will seal his fate forever. City of Others™ © 2007 Bernie Wrightson and Steve Niles.
Written by ED BRUBAKER Penciled by MIKE PERKINS & LEE WEEKS Cover by STEVE EPTING Captain America has fallen into a clash with his government and his friends, and the people close to him are paying the price. The life of Cap's girlfriend, Agent 13, is torn apart as her superiors use her divided loyalties against her. Elsewhere, a new villain emerges; the Red Skull begins to make himself known; and the Winter Soldier again comes face-to-face with Cap. But which side will he choose? Plus: James Buchanan Barnes, Captain America's one-time partner Bucky, faces his first Christmas of the 21st century - and the truth of the terrible things he was forced to do as the Winter Soldier. And with Cap caught in a conflict he can neither take a side of - or understand - what moves can he make to try to redeem himself?! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA #22-24 and the WINTER SOLDIER: WINTER KILLS one-shot. 112 PGS./Rated T+ …$11.99 ISBN: 0-7851-2798-4
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM Penciled by HUMBERTO RAMOS Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS Marc Guggenheim - a veteran writer for TV's The Practice, Law & Order and CSI - is joined by fan-favorite artist Humberto Ramos (SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN) for this CIVIL WAR tie-in. In the aftermath of the Stamford tragedy, Logan makes it his personal mission to take down the man responsible. No sooner does he begin his hunt, however, than he discovers someone else is stalking the same prey: a mysterious trio whose identity, and disturbing mission, will come as a shock to many! If Logan's unsettled by who these guys are, then just wait until he discovers who they answer to! Collecting WOLVERINE #42-48. 168 PGS./Parental Advisory …$17.99 ISBN: 0-7851-1980-9
Written by ZEB WELLS Penciled by STEFANO CASELLI Cover by JIM CHEUNG As the public turns against Marvel's heroes, the gears of CIVIL WAR threaten to crush Brian K. Vaughan's Runaways. But when Allan Heinberg's Young Avengers offer their assistance, how can the Runaways believe they're on the same side? Don't miss this CIVIL WAR tie-in that promises to have lasting repercussions for both popular teams! Collecting CIVIL WAR: YOUNG AVENGERS & RUNAWAYS #1-4, plus extras. 112 PGS./Rated T+ …$11.99 ISBN: 0-7851-2317-2
by Fahed Said & Shari Chankham Embark on a surreal voyage into an unconventional vision of the afterlife. Clarence wakes to the aftermath of his own suicide and a hidden message spawns his journey beyond. Follow Clarence's twisted tale, as he meets whimsical characters whose fates are destined to intertwine with his.
CROSS BRONX follows Detective Rapheal Aponte in the Bronx as he investigates a mysterious gang slaying that quickly brings him face to face with the supernatural in the form of a beautiful ghost named Santaria. Taking out her revenge on the city, Santaria challenges Aponte's faith in the law as it clashes with his faith in God - or lack of it. Collects CROSS BRONX #1-4
Written by Andy Hartnell Art and cover by Nick Bradshaw & Jim Charalampidis Abbey and Sydney meet Johnny Barracuda in Madagascar to recover the Master Key - a secret weapon of incredible destructive power - but they arrive too late. Now the trio of agents must track down the device, while avoiding a sexy assassin who is blocking their path…and who has been contracted to take out Abbey Chase! On sale May 2 • 2 of 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Creative and Executive Director STEPHEN KING Written by PETER DAVID & ROBIN FURTH Art and Cover by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE Sketch Variant Cover by JAE LEE Variant Cover by TBD Young Roland Deschain seems willing to put his friends in deadly danger by staying in Hambry when his relationship with the beautiful Susan Delgado deepens. Meanwhile, the evil Marten Broadcloak's agents-a.k.a. the Big Coffin Hunters-are zeroing in for the kill on Roland and his ka-tet. Another glimpse into the early years of the world of Stephen King's masterpiece, The Dark Tower. Plus, as an added bonus, more special extras than you can sling a gun at! 48 PGS./Cardstock Cocer/Parental Advisory …$3.99 ©2007 Stephen King. All rights reserved. Visit for more info and art!
by John Layman & Noah Salonga Writer John (Marvel Zombies vs. The Army of Darkness) Layman returns, joined by artist Noah Salonga, as they present the return of 'Dark Xena!' Taking place some time after the TV series finale of Xena: Warrior Princess (and before the events of the 'Contest of Pantheons' story arc featured in Dynamite's Xena #1-4), 'Dark Xena' finds Gabrielle making a request of the Gods, and learning that you must be very, very careful what you wish for... and how you wish for it! Xena is Dead. Long Live Xena... er... Dark Xena that is! And by Dark, we mean just plain Evil, Mean and Nasty! This Xena event is capped off with a trio of awesome covers from Aaron (Incredible Hulk) Lopresti, Fabiano (Marvel Zombies vs. The Army of Darkness) and Stjepan (The Darkness) Sejic!
(W) Paul Jenkins and David Wohl (P) Eric Basaldua (I) Rick Basaldua (Cov) Eric Basaldua & Andy Brase Welcome to the world of The Darkness. Captain Eddie Shrote is a corrupt cop and he's made one critical mistake. He killed Jenny, the one person Jackie Estacado cares about. And Jackie doesn't forget… and he certainly doesn't forgive. This special series, brought to you by The Darkness video game/comic scribe Paul Jenkins and The Darkness co-creator David Wohl, parallels the levels of the much anticipated video game by 2K, while bringing you original stories that show you a side of The Darkness you've never seen. Jenkins and Wohl are joined by Top Cow star Eric Basaldua, artist of Witchblade Wolverine. These stand alone stories can be enjoyed without the video game, but add a new level to the playing experience!
Written by Bruce Jones Art and cover John Watkiss A new story arc begins! Sarah's pregnancy mysteriously terminates, while halfway around the world the wife of a self-absorbed movie producer experiences a seemingly immaculate conception. Brandon hops dimensions in search of answers, but he may only be heightening the danger. On sale April 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Royal McGraw Art by Andy Clarke Cover by Simone Bianchi Terror comes in threes! The nefarious Terrible Trio returns, only instead of being the hunters, they're the prey! And the only one who can save them from certain death is their deadly aversary - Batman! On sale May 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
by Giffen, Nelson, Richie, & Hamilton From Keith Giffen, the creator of 52 and Annihilation! An alien microbe, traveling through space, arrives on Earth and discovers humanity. As it enters an array of innocent human bodies, it remakes them into something new. Something powerful. Something wanting its own homeland, its own dominion. A new mini-series depicting the battle between ordinary humans and this new, alien invader taking over human bodies and infusing them with untold power! In the mode of the new TV show Heroes, but with the intergalactic stakes of Independence Day!
Written by Simon Oliver Art by Ty Templeton Cover by Philip Bond Part 1 of the 2-part 'Showdown at Scatshot' featuring guest art by Ty Templeton. Stretch and Saloth attend an exterminators convention where, as at any convention, the real, sordid drama takes place away from the floor. When he runs into a group of former colleagues, Stretch must confront the dangerous secrets of his past. Meanwhile, Saloth gets a disturbing tip about the secret of Draxx. On sale May 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
by James Vining 2006 Xeric Winner! In the early 60s, the space race was moving towards its climax. Prior to manned spaceflight, both Americans and Soviets were launching animals up in rockets in order to test the biological viability of manned spaceflight. Extensively researched, First in Space is based on the true story of Ham, a chimpanzee Americans trained for the first sub-orbital spaceflight. This rousing adventure provides a snapshot in time of America's conquest of space.
Written by PETER DAVID Pencils and Cover by TODD NAUCK Peter begins to follow the threads that could lead to his greatest nemesis. But that pales next to the shocking development of Flash Thompson, the fastest jock alive, going on a date with the mysterious and menacing Miss Arrow. A date that will lead to them all to the most shocking destination of all: A local bowling alley! 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99
Written by GARTH ENNIS Pencils and Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN Reagan and his gang are spooked, and they don't spook easy! They've got good reason: A fiery wraith of vengeance has made the dusty plains into its own personal killing ground, and it's hot on their trail. What it did to Banjo -- that was just a message. The real pain hasn't even begun. 32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99
Author: Mark Powers Artist: Mike Bear Cover Artist: Mike Bear SINS OF THE MOTHER: Part 3 (of 4)-The unbelievable Baroness story continues! She's confronted all that have betrayed her, except for one… but on the trail of her last target, her path crosses with another from her past: Flint returns! But is he going to stop her quest for revenge or help her with it?
Written by Geoff Johns Art by Ivan Reis & Oclair Albert Cover by Ethan Van Sciver 'The Mystery of Star Sapphire' continues as Hal Jordan learns the truth behind the obsessive alien parasite known as the Star Sapphire. But if her thirst for him is quenched, what does that mean for the fate of Earth? Plus, the backup feature 'Tales of the Sinestro Corps.' On sale April 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
by Gregory, Bonk, & Rio The most epic Wonderland tale begins here! Alice Liddell is no longer the little girl you once knew. Years have passed since she took the trip down the rabbit hole into Wonderland. A grown woman now with a husband and kids of her own, Alice has everything a person could want. But all is not right with Alice. Not right at all Now Alice's daughter Carroll will be forced to take a journey not for the faint of heart. A journey into a realm of malice and madness. A place where the story of Alice was only the beginning. You've never seen Wonderland quite like this. Don't miss this new Grimm Fairy Tale series from Zenescope Entertainment.
Written by Walter Simonson Art by Renato Arlem Cover by Howard Chaykin Kendra travels to Gotham City in her search for clues that will lead her to finding Hath-Set…and when in Gotham, who better to help with a mystery than the Dark Knight Detective himself: Batman! On sale April 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Witches all across the world seek out Hellboy, but this time, they're not just after revenge. The long-awaited follow-up to 2005's The Island, the six-issue miniseries Darkness Calls sees Mike Mignola pushing his greatest creation, Hellboy, toward the next major turning point in his life, with haunting art by Duncan Fegredo (Enigma, Ultimate Adventures). Hellboy: Darkness Calls™ © 2007 Mike Mignola.
Written by GREG PAK Pencils and Cover by GARY FRANK WARBOUND, Part I When the Hulk returns to Earth for the senses-shattering events of 'World War Hulk,' we can all guess which puny humans will fight against him. But which of Earth's heroes will fight for the Hulk? Don't miss the shocking revelations as Amadeus Cho, the boy genius who took on Reed Richards on behalf of the Hulk in Incredible Hulk #100, confronts She-Hulk and Doc Samson -- and precipitates a gamma-powered smash-fest in the wilds of Jersey! Featuring the return of Hulk artist extraordinaire Gary Frank! 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99
Written by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti Art and cover by Phil Noto Jonah Hex gets reunited with an old 'friend', and when they set off to take care of some unfinished business, the West gets real hot, real fast! On sale May 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by Jason Hall Art by Carlo Barberi & Bob Petrecca Cover by Ty Templeton No struggle is worse than the old guard meeting the new kid on the block. Star Girl and the Crimson Avenger are about to learn more about each other than they ever wanted! On sale May 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US
The Evil Queen has captured Kilala and Rei, and unless Kilala gives the Evil Queen Rei's magic tiara, she will be forced to eat the poison apple! Snow White shows up just in time and offers to eat the apple instead. Can Kilala defend the tiara and save Snow White? This latest volume of the hit series is filled with the most enchanting Disney princesses and packed with tons of magic. Key Selling Points: • The ultimate marriage of manga and Disney and filled with the most popular Disney princesses, this is the 'girl' version of Kingdom Hearts
by Christian Slade Top Shelf is proud to announce the signing of an all new, all-ages series of graphic novels, entitled Korgi. Christian Slade, a former Disney animator and currently full-time freelance illustrator, has brought to Top Shelf a gorgeously illustrated woodland fantasy about a young girl Ivy, her dog Sprout, and their amazing adventures in Korgi Hollow. Along with this big debut, Korgi will also appear in Top Shelf's May 5th Free Comic Book Day Book (Owly & Korgi) with an original story to help introduce everyone to the series. This amazing combination of adventure and fantasy will appeal to anyone who loves Andy Runton's Owly and Jeff Smith's Bone. Stock up for the launch of something very daring and very new!
Written by C.B. CEBULSKI Penciled by KARL MOLINE Cover by JASON PEARSON It's Ricochet's day off! But can the former Slinger - used to costumed days of girls and thrills - adjust to life as just another wannabe in L.A.? And when he's pushed by the guilt of his past, will he spiral back into the tights? What do you think? So who's waiting to slice his jacket to shreds - and what former Generation X member makes a shocking return on the very last page? 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
Written by Joey Cavalieri Art by Neal Sternecky, Stephen DeStefano, Peter Bagge, Bob Fingerman, Scott Shaw!, Mike Kunkel, Aaron Renier and Chynna Clugston Cover by Scott Gross It's an all-star 150th extravaganza! A fantastic cast of guest artists joins Daffy as he details his long, illustrious movie career. On sale May 2 • 32 pg FC, $2.25 US
Written by CHRIS KIPINIAK Pencils and Cover by PATRICK SCHERBERGER When the JESTER takes New York's museums hostage, SPIDER-MAN thinks it's time for his patented blend of webs, wise-cracks and punching. Grim-and-gritty-guest-star NIGHT THRASHER does things differently. Can the two heroes stop fighting each other long enough to fight the villain? At least a little? 32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99
Based on the Novel by JAMES FENIMORE COOPER Adapted by ROY THOMAS Pencils by STEVEN KURTH & DENIS MEDRI Cover by JO CHEN Don't miss the debut of MARVEL ILLUSTRATED, The House of Ideas' new foray into classic literature, featuring an adaptation of James Fennimore Cooper's renowned novel! Adapted by writer Roy Thomas, who's a Marvel classic himself (AVENGERS, X-MEN, CONAN) with stunning art by Marvel newcomer Steve Kurth. Last of the Mohicans tells the seminal story of a race on the brink of disappearance due to the inexorable push of civilization into the wilderness of the New World. It's a tale that will touch readers of every age with both its timeless realization of an important historical period-and with its powerful action and adventure! This isn't your father's classic comics! Plus-delve into the history of the man known as Hawkeye in a special bonus story! 32 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY …$2.99
Written by JOHN LAYMAN Penciled by FABIANO SILVA NEVES Cover by ARTHUR SUYDAM The crossover event of the year continues! Dimension-hopping hero Ashley Williams offers the last hope to the few non-infected humans left in New York. But that hope is contingent upon him retrieving the mystic tome known as The Necronomicon. And right now, ol' Ash isn't in any condition to retrieve it-considering he was jumped by a zombiefied alien and now lies stone dead. How bad can it get? 32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99 ARMY OF DARKNESS TM & © 1993-2007 Orion Pictures Corporation. DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT TM & © 2007 DFI.
Written by Brian K. Vaughan Art by Darick Robertson & Karl Story Cover by Chris Sprouse & Story Writer Brian K. Vaughan (Ex Machina, Pride of BagHdad), and guest artist Darick Robertson (TRANSMETROPOLITAN) deliver an all-out action issue examining the Midnighter's abilities from a unique perspective. He's the man who can anticipate any move to the nth degree - now we get an idea of what that means. On sale May 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by BRIAN REED Penciled by AARON LOPRESTI Cover by GREG HORN 'Ready, A.I.M., Fire!' part 1 (of 3)! Operation: Lightning Storm goes into full effect as Ms. Marvel targets the terrorist organization that has been a thorn in her side for years! That's right, the leader of the Mighty Avengers has declared a one-woman war against A.I.M. and its fearful leader M.O.D.O.K.! Be there as Ms. Marvel continues her battle to become 'the best of the best,' courtesy of writer Brian Reed (NEW AVENGERS: ILLUMINATI) and penciler Aaron Lopresti (INCREDIBLE HULK)! 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99
Written by MICHAEL OEMING Pencils and Cover by SCOTT KOLINS As super-villains flood the Canadian border, Omega Flight begins to cement its team of heroes. A new character is added to the ranks as U.S. Agent saves Toronto from the powerful and beautiful (well, powerful anyway…) Daisy! 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
by Bullock, Szilagyi, Blevins, & Austin 'Forgotten': What happens when a young woman decides to give back to the people's of Africa who have given her family a fortune beyond imagining? Her drive to do what's right propels her head first into an invisible war with the lives of the Africa's children hanging in the balance. Will she be able to find the Phantom in time? Or will her good intentions bring disastrous results?
Written by GARTH ENNIS Penciled by LAN MEDINA Cover by TIM BRADSTREET WIDOWMAKER, PART 5 Five witches stripped her soul bare and left her dead in a ditch, her name never to be uttered again. But she's not dead, and she hasn't forgotten. She's going to take them apart piece by piece, and she's got the perfect partner to do it. A man who knows a little thing or two about vengeance. 32 PGS./Explicit Content …$2.99 THERE IS A STRICT NO OVERPRINT POLICY ON ALL MAX TITLES PLEASE CHECK YOUR ORDERS AND PLACE THEM BY THE FOC
by Leah Moore, John Reppion, & Hugo Petrus Dynamite enters the land of the dead with an all-new Zombie tale set in the middle of a full-scale zombie infestation! This time though, there's a twist as Dynamite puts the 'living' into the living dead! Writers Leah Moore and John Reppion are joined by the newest Dynamite artistic sensation, Hugo Petrus, for this special Zombie event! Issue #2 continues the undead action as our small band of survivors, having made a fateful decision at the end of issue #1, races toward their destiny in the bowels of a research laboratory. It is there that they will meet the enigmatic Dr. Jones, who may hold the key to humanity's salvation... or may drive the final nail into humanity's coffin! Raise the Dead will also feature two covers from two Zombie experts - Arthur (Marvel Zombies, Marvel Zombies Vs. The Army of Darkness) Suydam and Sean (Marvel Zombies) Phillips!
Written by JOSS WHEDON Penciled by MICHAEL RYAN Cover by JO CHEN 'DEAD END KIDS' The kids continue their New York adventure and encounter someone dangerous that they've never met before. Hint-LOOK BEHIND MOLLY ON THE COVER. Will he punish the Runaways? Superstar Joss Whedon (Buffy, ASTONISHING X-MEN) and rising star Michael Ryan (NEW X-MEN, NEW EXCALIBUR) continue a tale that will take the Runaways somewhere they've never been before! PART 2 (of 6)! 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
Written by Jason Aaron Art by R.M. Guera Cover by Jock 'Hoka Hey,' part 2 of 2. Tension is at a fever pitch on the eve of the grand opening of the Crazy Horse Casino, as Chief Red Crow ushers in a new era of prosperity for the impoverished Rez. Meanwhile, we learn the 'origin' of Dash Bad Horse, from misguided youth to insubordinate FBI agent. On sale May 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
It's the end of the line for Tony Montana, who's currently stuck in a South American prison being tortured by his most hated enemy. There's no way he's gonna get out of this, is there? Of course, on the off-chance Tony does escape, there is going to be an almost unimaginable amount of hell to pay, as Tony exacts a furious vengeance, in bodies, bullets and blood. Featuring art and a cover by Dave Crosland, a variant cover by artist Riley Rossmo, and an available incentive cover by artist Junichi Tsuneoka.
WRITTEN BY MATT FRACTION PENCILS AND COVER BY SALVADOR LARROCA 'Till Death Do Us Part A long-lost suitor from Mary Jane's past presents her with a shocking offer: she can walk away from the torment and tragedy of life on the run…and all she has to do is turn in Spider-Man. Given the choice between a fugitive's life and the fame and fortune she left behind to marry Peter Parker, will she take the deal? Meanwhile, across town, Peter Parker brokers the safety of his wife and Aunt May…even at the cost of his freedom. How much madness and loss can one marriage take? Join us in this retrospective of one of the most enduring love stories in comics. Written by Matt Fraction (IMMORTAL IRON FIST, PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL) with jaw-dropping art - including beautiful Romita-esque flashback sequences - by superstar Salvador Larroca (UNCANNY X-MEN, NEW UNIVERSAL). 48 pgs/Rated A …3.99
Written by Jeff Smith Art and cover by Smith Jeff Smith's amazing Shazam miniseries continues! Billy and Mary have been captured by Sivana... so Captain Marvel and Mary Marvel may not be able to stop Mr. Mind's Monster Society from taking over the world. On sale April 4 • Prestige Format • 3 of 4 • 48 pg, FC, $5.99 US
by Various THE WORLD'S MOST POPULAR MANGA! One of the world's biggest comics, containing the original manga versions of some of the most popular anime ever made! Each issue includes tons of full-color information about toys, TCGs, CCGs, video games, and anime, plus amazing manga stories! Rating: T
Written by Robert Kanigher Art and cover by Ross Andru & Mike Esposito Over 500 pages of classic adventures are included in this value-priced volume collecting one of the most unusual series ever from DC Comics! On an unnamed, uncharted Pacific island, dinosaurs continued to thrive while World War II raged across the globe. It's there that members of the U.S. Military found themselves armed only with standard-issue weapons against the deadliest predators ever to roam the Earth! Advance-solicited; on sale May 2 • 560 pg, B&W, $16.99 US
by Flynn, Yardley, & Austin 'Muerta! Las Vegas!': Ever seeking ways to raise capital to finance more evil robots, Dr. Eggman takes a 'gamble' that the new Throndyke Casino - owned by Sonic's best friend Chris' parents - might provide the 'jackpot' he needs. Will Sonic, Tails and his friends be able to stop Eggman or will there be a new 'king' in town complete with his own deadly two armed bandit? You'll have to read this issue to see what happens because 'what happens in this issue stays in this issue!'
SPAWN #167
Spawn thought all was right with is newly created universe. But it seems he's recreated EVERYTHING even some of his old foes! Its mano y mano time with the new much more dangerous clown vs Spawn. Be there for the battle to end all battles!
Written by SEAN MCKEEVER Penciled by DAVID HAHN Cover by TAKESHI MIYAZAWA When Harry's family troubles become too much to bear, he turns to the one person he can count on: Mary Jane. But MJ doesn't want things to get too serious between them. How can she help Harry without getting too close? Also: Firestar has a surprise for Spidey! 32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99
A brand new story arc begins, launching a captivating tale of power, prejudice, and a past that can no longer be outrun! When Camper, the senile owner of the Last Resort, falls frighteningly ill, his young protector Jarael will risk everything to try and save him, even if that means seeking a cure on Arkania, a homeworld she has never seen, where genetic 'offshoots' like her and Camper are despised, even criminalized. Yet, once on Arkania, Jarael's troubles will run more than skin deep, for if her intentions are revealed, powerful forces that have been hunting Camper for years will stop at nothing to reclaim the elderly refugee-and the terrible secret he carries within him! Life in the Old Republic takes a troubling turn in 'Nights of Anger,' a perfect jumping on point for anyone who hasn't taken the plunge into one of the most thrilling comics in the galaxy!
'GOLDEN LIGHTS,' Part One Beginning a new chapter in the life of mystified occultist, Bethany Black. Lost in the last European city and hopelessly outnumbered as the black hordes descend-- Bethany finds the blackness growing within her is finally taking over. Breakout talent PETER BERGTING (THE PORTENT) joins the STRANGE GIRL team for this chapter of the critically applauded series.
by Terry Moore One of the longest continuous stories in comics has almost reached its finale. How will Terry Moore's masterpiece end? Does the epic tale of Francine and Katchoo have a happy ending?
Written by Kurt Busiek Art and cover by Carlos Pacheco & Jesus Merino The Young Gods of New Genesis pay a visit to Metropolis! Can Superman handle super-powered teenagers with the Prankster on the loose and the threat of Arion looming above all? On sale March 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by Peter Johnson and Geoff Johns Art by Matthew Dow Smith and Phil Hester Cover by Tim Bradstreet The hit CW television show arrives in comics form with an incredible new look into the mythos of the series with Supernatural: Origins! After witnessing the murder of his wife at the hands of a demon, patriarch John Winchester begins a journey into the dark world of the supernatural, seeking a way to hunt down and kill the creature that took his wife. But what of his two young sons, Dean and Sam? How can a newly widowed father balance fighting evil with raising his children? Is fatherhood a distant second to his obsessive hunt? Plus, don't miss an amazing back-up story by fan-favorite writer Geoff Johns (52, TEEN TITANS) and artist Phil Hester (GREEN ARROW)! On sale May 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by Geoff Johns & Adam Beechen Art and cover by Tony S. Daniel & Jonathon Glapion Deathstroke's true motives are revealed as the shocking conclusion of 'Titans East' explodes! Who has come to aid in the fight against Slade's boys and girls? And what new team of Titans - East and West - will rise out of the ashes of this epic battle?! On sale April 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA Pencils and Cover by TOM GRUMMETT Will Helmut Zemo survive his time-jump to 1920's Germany -- and a crushing confrontation with his Grandfather and father? And if he does -- how will he ever return to the present when he has been using the blood of the Zemo lineage as his 'temporal anchor?' There is no Zemo blood in our present day besides Helmut... is there...? 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
As the smoke clears over the Brasnya's disputed borders, who-if anyone-will be left standing? And in Fort Wayne, Indiana, will Custom Wheels become the final resting place for Verity and Jimmy? Get ready for triumph and tragedy on both fronts, with terrifying, far-reaching repercussions that promise only… Devastation! One thing's for sure, this isn't over, not by a long shot! By Simon Furman (Transformers: Stormbringer) and E.J. Su (Transformers: Infiltration), with a variant cover once again provided by Klaus Scherwinski.
Simon Furman & Chris Ryall (w), Don Figueroa (a & c) Their war has come to our world. Now, as the Robots in Disguise continue their struggle on the planet Earth, only the organization known as Sector 7, and an Autobot named BUMBLEBEE, stand in the way of total victory for the DECEPTICONS! Furman, Ryall and Figueroa conclude the official beginning of the Summer movie extravaganza right here! Figueroa contributes two special covers for this issue!
A group of free-loving hippies head to Frank Baker's American Free Love Festival for all the sex, drugs and rock n' roll they can get their grubby hands on. But they're not the only ones coming... out of the woods comes a maniac of presidential proportions! He's big. He's mean. And he's come back to save a country that's lost its way, and slaughter every last filthy hippie who dares to enter his domain. It's morning in America all over again! Go out there and... KILL ONE FOR THE TRIPPER!
Written by MIKE CAREY Penciled by MARK BROOKS Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA 'DEVILS' With arcane energies pouring through the timegate into present day New York, the F.F. must defeat its merciless creator, the alchemist Diablo-or risk the city's destruction! But how can Reed Richards destroy a machine when his own sister is the living engine powering it? The answer will shock you! Part 3 (of 3) 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99
by Mark Gatiss & Iann Bass On its first publication, Mark Gatiss' The Vesuvius Club was critically acclaimed as an inspired cult creation. Now you are invited, more intimately, into the world of Lucifer Box, as his first adventure plays out in this graphic-novel edition. Here, Lucifer Box - the greatest portraitist of the Edwardian age and England's most dashing secret agent - investigates a series of bizarre disappearances and plunges headlong into low life and high society. Who is killing Britain's most prominent vulcanologists? A fiendishly unputdownable treat for 'the discerning mature reader.' Ian Bass is the illustrator of the original edition of The Vesuvius Club.
by Parker, Padlekar, & Patel The young man who got kicked out of every city in Europe is now wanted by people everywhere (and we're not just talkin' our reality)! The most unscrupulous of the unscrupulous will do anything to get at Ian Dormouse and his compatriot, Astrid. Ian must decide, once and for all, if he really is The Dream King!
This hardcover features another 12 issues of the hit series along with the covers for the issues all in one oversized hardcover volume. Perfect for long time fans, new readers, and anyone interested in reading a zombie movie on paper that never ends.
story by ROBERT KIRKMAN art & cover by CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN 136 PAGES B&W / FEBRUARY 28 $12.99 Trapped in a town surrounded by madmen Rick must find a way out or die trying. Meanwhile, back at the prison, the rest of the survivors come to grips with the fact Rick may be dead. A major turning point in the series is reached. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #31-36 RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES
story CHRISTOPHER E. LONG art & cover CHEE 32pgs, FC $3.50 / MAY 2 Norma Balitzer is just your typical average foster mother…who happens to train her young wards to be hired killers! Dravis Trucker, her latest ward, has always yearned for a normal life. Now he's hoping to survive long enough to get his driver's license!
by Abnett, Edington, Antonio, & Ringuet In the 41st Millennium, the infamous Space Marines wage holy war against all who defy the will of the God Emperor. Caught up in the bloody conflict against the alien Eldar is Raclaw, a deadly but inexperienced Marine in training. Torn from his home, he's already sacrificed his heritage at the altar of Imperial will. Now, he will learn that even the imposing, armored Space Marines can be destroyed - and that even the Emperor's most feared warriors must bear the pain of personal loss.
When the Twolegs destroy the warrior Clans' forest home, Graystripe--second in command of ThunderClan--is captured while trying to help his comrades escape! However, Graystripe soon discovers that captive life as a pampered kittypet isn't all that bad. The cozy Twoleg nest and his new, affectionate family help Graystripe put his Clan days behind him. Still, nothing compares to the life of a warrior! With a new kittypet ally, Millie, by his side, will Graystripe ever find his way back to the Clan? Key Selling Points: • A popular character returns in this continuation of the hit series • Cross-promoted on (80,000 unique visitors per month) • Massive online, in-community advertising campaign on prior to and through release month--will target core manga audience. Featured online title complete with creator profiles, blogs, teaser art, and serialized previews. More than 1 million impressions.
Written by Gail Simone Art and cover by Neil Googe The opening arc comes to an astounding conclusion as the murder of Mister Articulate is finally solved...but at what cost? Will the revelation tear Tranquility apart - literally? On sale May 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Top Cow Productions and Bandai Entertainment proudly present a wholly unique interpretation of the WITCHBLADE mythos in this authentic manga. Takeru is an average schoolgirl being raised in a Buddhist monastery by a group of nuns. That is until a group of mysterious black clad monks show up at the monastery with bad intent! In this issue Takeru joins with the Witchblade, the Demon Claw, for the first time. And as Takeru struggles against the power of the Witchblade, Kou also realizes his own destiny and struggles with the burden of his heritage. Originally serialized in Japan's popular magazine, CHAMPION RED and written by WITCHBLADE ANIME head writer, Yasuko Kobayashi, this uniquely Japanese tale is collected for the first time in standard comic format and in glorious full color.
(W) Ron Marz (A) Stjepan Sejic The Magdalena returns in this painted spectacle! Sara must help her friend Patience on a dangerous mission where she discovers what life is like without the Witchblade's assistance. And what is the curious history between the Magdalena and the curator? Meanwhile, Danielle Baptiste continues her baptism through fire as she learns what it means to enter the world of the Witchblade! Ron Marz (Green Lantern, Cyberforce) and Croatian sensation Stjepan Sejic (Darkness/Wolverine, Kade) team up to bring you a lush tale of danger and beauty. And two ARE better than one when you can get both pieces of a painted two-part cover by Sejic! Two heroines, two stories, two covers - that's a killer combo! Cover A) Sara Bearer Cover Cover B) Dani Bearer Cover 32pgs, FC $2.99
2007 SUMMER PREVIEW Get the first word on the biggest, hottest and most-anticipated comic book events of the summer right here, from Marvel's first big post- Civil War event, Avengers: The Initiative, to DC's blockbuster JLA/ JSA by the fan-favorite combo of Geoff Johns and Brad Meltzer-and hundreds more to boot! SPIDER-MAN: ONE MORE DAY Spider-Man's going supernova this summer once 'Spider-Man 3' hits on May 4, and to coincide with that highly anticipated flick, Marvel rolls out a super-secret Spider- Man project titled 'One More Day,' a giant wall-crawling event by J. Michael Straczynski and Joe Quesada that will rock the web-head and his fans! HOLLYWOOD'S HOTTEST SUMMER Fanboys and girls will be flocking to theaters in droves this summer, lining up to see some of the most colossal comic book movies ever, including 'Spider-Man 3,' 'Fantastic Four 2: Rise of the Silver Surfer' and 'Transformers'! We've got the scoop on how these comic flicks will rule the silver screen! HULK SMASH MARVEL U.! The heroes of the Marvel Universe find themselves embroiled in a whole new conflict-World War Hulk! When the Green Goliath returns from space, he's out for revenge on the heroes that exiled him. The madder Hulk gets, the stronger Hulk gets-and that means gamma- irradiated trouble for the Marvel U. DC'S BIGGEST EVENT OF 2007: FOR YOUR EYES ONLY! How does DC follow up on the smash success of its star-studded weekly 52 series? We can't tell you here, but pick up this issue of Wizard to get all the inside information on this sure-fire event spectacular: the all-star creators, the cast of stars and the earth-shattering surprises that await!
Written by PETER DAVID Pencils and Cover by ANDREW CURRIE 'MY FAIR SUPER HERO' The mission of the Mighty Avengers' resident ionic powerhouse comes to a close! Wonder Man's goal of transforming Lady Killer into Lady Fair is within reach…but how will America's super human population react to ANOTHER former villain in their midst? And what is the secret that Wonder Man will take with him to the bleak future he will come to inhabit? Here's a hint-it's not what you think! 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
Written by PETER DAVID Penciled by VARIOUS Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR Hulk is coming and no power on Earth can stop him from getting revenge on the Illuminati! What events have led up to the super-human battle-to-end-all-battles? As Hulk's great stone ship approaches the planet, he prepares for the war on the horizon by reliving past conflicts with Iron Man, The Fantastic Four, Doctor Strange and the Inhumans. This is the perfect jumping-on point for this summer's super hero-smashing, city-leveling, bone-crushing, Marvel history-making event! 48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
by Cosby, Nelson, Scott and Ray The series conclusion - with the most startling revelation of all! Why has this island evolved along a different path? Why is the flora and fauna of this place so hellish - and so lethal? What secret does the island hold? The stunning finale to the series described as Alien meets Jurassic Park!


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