Arriving Wednesday 8/2/06

52 WEEK #13
Written by Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Mark Waid Breakdowns by Keith Giffen Art by various Backup feature by Waid and various Covers by J.G. Jones In WEEK 13, featuring art by Todd Nauck & Marlo Alquiza, it's the resurrection of Sue Dibny! But are the Elongated Man's ex-teammates here to help, or hurt? Plus, the origin of Elongated Man by Mark Waid and Kevin Nowlan! In WEEK 14, with art by Dale Eaglesham & Art Thibert, Steel faces a turning point, and Montoya and the Question go international! Plus, the origin of Steel by Waid and Jon Bogdanove! It's the death you never expected in WEEK 15, featuring art by Shawn Moll & Tom Nguyen! Plus, the origin of Metamorpho by Waid & Eric Powell (The Goon)! Celebrate the nuptials of Black Adam and Isis in WEEK 16, illustrated by Joe Bennett & Ruy Jose! Plus, the origin of Black Adam by Waid and J.G. Jones! WEEK 17 features art by Chris Batista, Jack Jadson & Ruy Jose, and can be described in one word: Lobo! Plus, the origin of Lobo by Waid and Giffen! 52: A year without Superman; a year without Batman; a year without Wonder Woman…but not a year without heroes.
by Yuu Watase Riiko needs money after giving all she had to help pay for Night, so she finds a job at the same place Soshi works. Not wanting Night to worry, she doesn't tell him about her new job, but Night finds out anyway. What's even more worrying to Night is how Riiko is beginning to feel for Soshi… Rating: T+
Written by JEFF PARKER Penciled by LEONARD KIRK Cover by TOMM COKER THE SPY, THE SPACEMAN. THE GODDESS. THE ROBOT. THE GORILLA. In the late 1950's, The U.S. Government let FBI Special Agent Jimmy Woo forge a team of unlikely heroes: Together they stormed the fortress of a criminal mastermind to rescue President Eisenhower, and the group disbanded soon after. Now almost 50 years later, an unauthorized S.H.I.E.L.D. mission goes down in flames--and from the ashes arise forces from the GOLDEN AGE OF MARVEL! 32 PGS./T+ ...$2.99
Written by Gail Simone Art by John Byrne & Trevor Scott Cover by Ariel Olivetti Ryan investigates disappearances in Ivy Town and stumbles on the shambling creature M'ngalah and his deformed hordes! Meanwhile, one of The Waiting is given a version of the Atom's bio-belt and becomes the hyper-violent Dwarfstar! What's the connection between all these mysterious events in Ivy Town?
by Various 'Why?': Mr. Lodge's landscape is looking rosier when he comes up with this seed of an idea: give Archie so much yard work that he'll be too tired to date Veronica! 'Monstrous Thoughts': A trip to a monster truck rally has Archie thinking big thoughts about big wheels! 'Summertime Date': Archie's parents reminisce about the 'good old days' of drive-in movies… complete with broken speakers, spilled refereshments, and long trips to the concession stand!
by Mark Smylie THE TRAITOR KING - The siege of Abenton begins in earnest as Euwen, King of Angowrie, sends rams against the gates and ladders onto the walls. Artesia leads a nighttime cavalry raid into the besiegers' camps, which comes as a surprise to King Euwen and his men, and prompts a white flag of temporary truce. But the Traitor King has a surprise in store for her as well!
Written by Mike W. Barr Art by Jerry Bingham Cover by Andy Kubert A new printing of the classic work tying into the BATMAN story by Grant Morrison & Andy Kubert, in standard comics size for the first time! When a terrorist achieves control over the weather, Batman teams with Ra's al Ghul. But Batman finds himself torn between stopping the ruthless terrorist and protecting al Ghul's daughter Talia, the woman who may be carrying his unborn child!
Written by Garth Ennis Art by Colin Wilson Cover by Garry Leach Tempers flare in the wake of repeated clashes between the Yanks and their newly arrived Brit Associates. As Battler tries to create a new camaraderie, both camps display heroism in the face of death - and for one of their number, it's too close a call!
BETTY #158
by Various 'Polly Wants Some Trouble': A night on the town with Archie and Jughead turns into a 'fright' on the town when Betty brings the parrot she's babysitting… who promptly insults everyone they meet by mimicking what he's heard on TV! 'Dream Come True': While Archie's away, Betty dreams of him all day! 'The Ultimate Power': When the girls read about a new super-heroine movie, a beach towel discussion on what powers they'd love to have takes place.
by Tite Kubo Ichigo and Yoruichi race to save Ichigo's friends from Rukia's cold-blooded brother, Byakuya Kukichi. They arrive to find Ganju in tatters, and Rukia with him. Ichigo is bent on defeating her brother this time, but he is nowhere near prepared. Can he learn decades' worth of skill in just a matter of days? Rating: T+
story by SCOTT WHERLE art & cover by JIMMIE ROBINSON August 2 • 32 pg • FC • $3.50 'CAT FIGHT!'-It's the battle you never expected! All bets are off when Bomb Queen meets Blacklight in battle in Las Vegas! Scott (Blacklight) Wherle and Jimmie (Bomb Queen) Robinson join forces in the sexiest, funniest and wildest one-shot special of the year! RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES
As Kate's devilish adventure in a haunted French village concludes, Roger's fate is resolved in an otherworldly confrontation, and each member of the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defenses confronts the truth of their own deaths-which each has had to face alone.
A troubled man seeking spiritual renewal in the wilderness experiences a wholly unexpected rebirth-as a walking monolith, half a ton of animate stone able to perform astonishing feats of strength and endurance but forever denied many of life's fundamental pleasures. As Concrete, Ronald Lithgow becomes an overnight celebrity and the focus of dark government operatives desperate to keep the secret of his metamorphosis from the public. Concrete must struggle with the loss of his humanity while discovering, perhaps for the first time, what it truly means to be human. • 'A powerful, emotional story . . . If you're not reading Concrete, you should be.' -Sci-Fi Universe • Paul Chadwick's award-winning Concrete has been called 'the best comic being published by anyone, anywhere,' and Strange Armor is the definitive origin story of one of the most original and moving characters in all of graphic fiction.
Written by Steve Niles Art by Justiniano & Walden Wong Cover by Justiniano He's back for the first time in a new 6-issue miniseries written by horror maven Steve Niles (BATMAN: GOTHAM COUNTY LINE, 30 Days of Night) with art by Justiniano & Walden Wong (DAY OF VENGEANCE)! TV pundit Jack Ryder - whose successful show 'You Are Wrong' continues to aggravate the nation - runs afoul of a doctor who transforms him into a strange new weapon in Gotham's war on crime! The 21st century just got a little stranger! For a signed edition, see the Dynamic Forces section of Previews.
Written by Paul Dini Art by J.H. Williams III Cover by Simone Bianchi The team of writer Paul Dini (BATMAN: WAR ON CRIME, Batman: The Animated Series), artist J.H. Williams III (PROMETHEA, SEVEN SOLDIERS) and cover artist Simone Bianchi (SEVEN SOLDIERS: SHINING KNIGHT) deliver another intriguing tale of the Dark Knight! When a young socialite is murdered, her grief-stricken uncle turns to the newly reformed Riddler to find her killer. No longer the villain of old, the Riddler has turned his brilliant brain to crime-solving, and to the surprise of both the police and Batman, he's actually good at it. Has Gotham's most pernicious puzzler turned over a new leaf, or is it all a cover for a darker scheme?
by Jennie Breeden Join Jennie as she ventures into the next chapter of her life, and moves into an apartment with a few of the girls. Goth clubs and summer camp seem tame in comparison to feminists battling yard work and other domestic chores. With a new job at a comics store, and yet another convention filled with freaks and geeks, Jennie is busier then ever!
written by RICK REMENDER art by JOHN HEEBINK & MIKE MANLEY cover by DAN BRERETON All of Nether Providence is soon to become a breeding ground for the vile Hyde's unless Doll can let her Creature die.
written by ANDREW ROBINSON & JOE PRUETT art & cover by ANDREW ROBINSON It's a different time and a strange place. It's burlesque shows and all-night poker games, robots and flying ships, tattooed horses and new wave cowboys and cowgirls with bad attitudes. This is the world of Dusty Star, a tough-as-nails gunslinger with a steely-eyed gaze and a draw as fast as greased lighting! An appealing blend of western, science fiction, adventure and humor.
written by J.R. RAND art & cover by JUAN E. FERREYRA created & co-plotted by JIM VALENTINO 'REVELATIONS 2:4' In the wake of Emissary's dramatic appearance, governments and religions draw up sides. Panic, fear, and in some cases, joy spread across the face of the world. When tensions between the factions spill over into violence, FBI Agents Tara Bright and Josh Wu-Lee must put aside their struggle to make sense of the man himself. Who is he? Where is he from? Why is he here?
Written by Brian K. Vaughan Art by Tony Harris & Tom Feister Cover by Tony Harris Part 2 of the controversial 4-part story 'Smoke Smoke.' What connection does a small-time pot dealer's death have to do with an innocent woman's gruesome suicide and a masked thief's string of New York City burglaries? Super-hero-turned-mayor Mitchell Hundred will risk everything to find out!
Written by Simon Oliver Art by Chris Samnee Cover by Philip Bond A special stand-alone issue with guest art by rising star Chris Samnee (Queen and Country) presents Henry with a problem that could turn out more tragic than any pitched battle with bugs: the dreaded 'two girlfriends' conundrum - proving that the only force more potent than nature is the human heart.
Written by Simon Oliver Art by Tony Moore Cover by Philip Bond Collecting the first five issues of Vertigo's twisted new monthly series, THE EXTERMINATORS: BUG BROTHERS follows the dysfunctional adventures of exterminator Henry James and his freakish supporting cast as they take on the cruel chaos of nature in the dirty corners of Los Angeles - only to stumble upon a secret that could well reverse the positions of exterminator and pest! Written by Simon Oliver and illustrated by Eisner-nominated artist Tony Moore, this volume will make your skin crawl - in a good way! 'This book is about as fun as you can get when it comes to 'mature reading' in comics. Highly recommended.'
This special standalone issue presents a haunting tale of death and redemption, as a dying, blind singer seeks to avert his impending demise by looking for a miracle... a miracle that's known as the Fallen Angel. Written by New York Times Best-selling author Peter David (Spike vs. Dracula) with art by J.K. Woodward. *Retailers: See your order form for a special incentive
Written by JOE CASEY Pencils & Cover by CHRIS WESTON More secrets of the FF's earliest days revealed! This issue: the Human Torch's first solo adventure (not a raging success)! Mr. Fantastic's first solo adventure (also not a raging success)! A team divided! An enemy uncovered! Plus, an army of cosmically-mutated monsters! What more could you ask for?
by Carla Speed McNeil It's all very well to be back on the street, but nobody wants to sleep there. Jaeger Ayers is never homeless as long as there are smart women willing to make foolish choices. This volume collects the Eisner-award-nominated single issue 'Beware of Dog', as well as making Jaeger sweat as he tries to keep five crazy women happy.
Written by PETER DAVID Penciled by TODD NAUCK Cover by MICHAEL WIERINGO As the groundbreaking events of CIVIL WAR erupt across the Marvel U, the shockwaves are being felt everywhere! The consequences of Spider-Man's allegiances have culminated in the ultimate showdown... with Flash Thompson?! Plus, the shocking return of Mysterio! 32 PGS./Rated A ...$2.99
by Kaja Foglio, Phil Foglio, & Cheyenne Wright Adventure, romance, and mad-science! Agatha Heterodyne is the last heir to the 'Maddest of Mad Scientist' families, and on the run from the current ruler of Europe. In a fairy-tale castle on a mountain pass, she finds herself at the center of an evil plan to bring back one of the deadliest enemies of recent history. Available in Softcover and Hardcover editions.
by J.C. Tyler & Ralph Tedesco Grimm Fairy Tales explores a much darker side of the classic Brother's Grimm fairy tales. Adapted directly from the original works, stunning illustration and vivid storytelling bring these tales to life! Issue #8 features a twisted re-telling of the classic fairy tale, Jack and The Beanstalk. A young man who makes a living dealing on the wrong side of the law is pulled into the world of Grimm Fairy Tales, where he learns that when a deal looks to good to be true... it always is! And that when you deal with the Devil, you had better be prepared to pay the price! Cover by Al Rio.
by Jeffrey Brown Everyone needs something funny to stick in their pocket to read on the train, or on a lunch break, or in line at the DMV. This is that 'something.' Jeffrey Brown sets aside the sappy sentimentality of his autobiographical comics to bring you this subtle and subversive, laugh-out-loud, giant-size, SMALL collection of gag cartoons. Another classic from the creator of Clumsy, Unlikely, AEIOU, Bighead, Minisulk, and Be A Man. Enjoy!
written by ROBERT KIRKMAN art & cover by RYAN OTTLEY & BILL CRABTREE The story from Marvel Team-Up #14 continues! Angstrom Levy makes his play against Invincible--sending him from dimension to dimension in an attempt to weaken him. Can Invincible figure out a way to stop him before Angstrom succeeds in killing him? The answer will SHOCK you.
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray Art and cover by Phil Noto In this gothic tale of horror and honor illustrated by artist Phil Noto (DANGER GIRL, Beautiful Killer), Jonah Hex finds himself at odds with the most ruthless, inbred family of killers he's ever come across. Deep in the Louisiana swamplands, two men and a pregnant woman end up in the wrong place at the wrong time - and it's up to Jonah Hex to set things straight
Written by Adam Beechen Art by Carlo Barberi & Zach Howard Cover by Ty Templeton Starro has taken over the Watchtower and enslaved the minds of the Justice League's most powerful members! Can Martian Manhunter save his friends and defeat this monster from outer space?
by Steven T. Seagle & Stefano Gaudiano The Eisner-nominated series, collected for the first time! Dan Hutton lost everything... his name, his past, his wife, his life. Now in a witness relocation program, Dan is told his new identity has been compromised by two different groups each claiming to be U.S. agents. Not knowing who to trust, Dan runs back to the world that took everything he loved. Can a man who's forgotten his past hope to reclaim it?
by M. Sean McManus & Chris Moreno Hands covered with blood, Mark Grimm is tortured by the murder of his Wife. Now Grimm hunts for her killer the only way he knows; fully loaded with lead, liquor, and savage hatred. Before he can uncover the truth, Grimm must conquer a shadowy figure from his own tangled past...
by B. Clay Moore & Jeremy Haun Scene Two! Action! Nick Walker, Hollywood heartthrob and stealthy secret agent, has stumbled on a clandestine training facility for the terrorist operation Code Black! But when his on-screen partner gets drawn into his real espionage mission, can he keep his double-life a secret?
by Dennis Mallonee & Mark Sparacio From out of the mists of time comes America's angel of liberty, the bronze goddess of freedom, Liberty Girl! For more than a decade, during and after World War II, she fought the good fight, protecting her country against the agents of tyranny. Now, half a century later, when the world needs her most, Liberty Girl has returned, young, strong, and as vital and powerful as ever.
Written by Sholly Fisch, Robbie Busch, Frank Strom and Earl Kress Art by Pablo Zamboni, Walter Carzon, Leo Batic, Mike DeCarlo, Horacio Ottolini and Ruben Torreiro Cover by Scott Gross Porky takes Sylvester in for a dental check-up, not suspecting that he's meeting a doctor who believes all toothaches can be cured by brain removal!
Written by Scott Lobdell Art and cover by Dustin Nguyen The innovative series leaps forward 25 years into the intergalactic war! Enter the Spellbreaker, a warship with a deadly mission in service of mankind's empire and operated by a motley crew of humans, aliens, and...children? Space battles with baby dragons and fisticuffs with goblin infiltrators are just the tip of the iceberg!
Written by PETER DAVID Penciled by MIKE NORTON Cover by CAMERON STEWART Those with fear in their heart burn at the touch of MAN-THING! Knowing that the Thingster's lurking about, will Spidey be able to summon the courage to save people trapped in a Florida swamp? We ain't tellin' ya here! Pick up the issue! 32 PGS./All Ages ...$2.99


Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN Penciled by ANDY KUHN Cover by PHIL HESTER FREEDOM RING UNSUNG SUPERHERO SPOTLIGHT! Lesser known characters WOLVERINE and SPIDER-MAN take center stage as IRON MANIAC is let loose in the Marvel Universe! Can he be stopped? And how does Marvel's hottest new hero -- FREEDOM RING fit in with all of this?! Part 4 (of 5). 32 PGS./Rated A ...$2.99
Written by CHARLIE HUSTON Pencils & Cover by DAVID FINCH Someone out there knows all the angles on Marc Spector. They know his strengths and his weaknesses -- and just how much pressure to apply to make him snap. About 250 pounds of sculpted muscle and cocksure attitude, to be exact. Enter: Taskmaster! (If you thought Moon Knight's battle with Bushmaster was brutal, you've got another thing coming.)
by Jamie Cosley A unique love triangle wrought with tragedy and consequence minus the Hollywood ending. A story about the importance of one man's vows.
by David Petersen THE DARK GHOST - After their violent visit to the hidden mouse city of Barkstone, guards Kenzie and Saxon are held captive by a mouse long presumed dead. Could this stranger be the mastermind of a treacherous secret plot targeting the Guard's home of Lockhaven? With Lieam hiding amongst the armored mice of the Axe, finding the whereabouts of an ancient weapon may be the only chance the trio has to prevent the army's attack on their home.
by Kyle Baker Collects the out-of-print first and second issues of the acclaimed comic series recounting the life of the leader of the famed 1831 slave revolt. Volume 1 depicts the Middle Passage, Nat Turner's childhood in bondage, his secretly learning to read, and the inspiration for his historical fight for freedom. This new edition includes a bibliography and is perfect for classroom, library, and home education.
Written by FRANK TIERI Pencils & Cover by MICHAEL RYAN 'THE LAST DAYS OF CAMELOT' Part 1 (of 3)! King Arthur's mighty kingdom lays in ruins! Death is everywhere. Who could possibly save the day? Why, New Excalibur of course! The Black Knight guest stars in a time traveling tale for the ages! 32 PGS./Rated A ...$2.99
Written by CRAIG KYLE & CHRISTOPHER YOST Penciled by PACO MEDINA Cover by PACO MEDINA If you thought Vol. 1 was intense, buckle up. The dire consequences of recent actions have put the students of the Xavier Institute in their most dangerous situation yet. Reverend Stryker has replaced his crucifixes and prayers with bullets and hand grenades. Can the kids survive his brand of conversion? Collects NEW X-MEN #24-27. 96 PGS./Rated T+ ...$10.99 ISBN: 0-7851-2024-6
written by JAY FAERBER art by JON BOSCO cover by GABE BRIDWELL July 5 • 32 pg • FC • $3.50 Frost has the answers Rusty needs… but is Rusty asking the right questions? Plus, why is Race spending so much time with Celeste?
Written by Bruce Jones Art and cover by Renato Guedes The last OMAC managed to escape Firestorm - now he finds himself in Las Vegas, but still with a deadly mission to complete at the heart of the United States' military. Success in this mission will unleash an even greater danger, but what chance do any of Earth's heroes have against the One Man Army Corps? And while the man who has become OMAC is far from the war machine that is OMAC, what hope does he have to prevent freedom's downfall when he doesn't even know the menace he carries inside him?
Written by Judd Winick Art by Matthew Clark & Art Thibert Cover by Daniel Acuña For these heroes, being an Outsider is in their DNA. But so are a few other things, as the team's about to learn!

Kairi and Momo are now attending university together and are finally happy. Sae has been left behind after failing her last year of high school due to her poor attendance. We follow Sae's adventures as she reunites with a childhood love and deals with high school life (gulp! ) again. Key Selling Points: • A popular spin-off of the BookScan hit Peach Girl series where naughty Sae is now the star • A riveting 'return-to-high-school' soap opera with strong teen female appeal • From the creator of the fan-favorite Peach Girl and Peach Girl: Change of Heart series • Over 300,000 copies of Peach Girl books in circulation • The Peach Girl franchise has spawned three successful franchises, an art book, merchandise and more
by Joe Gentile & Paul Guinan Every society has its laws: some written, some unwritten-for some are forbidden to be even spoken aloud. These are the laws that get passed on from one generation to the next. The penalty for breaking these laws is often swift and uncompromising. Combine the lack of this knowledge with the unhinged mind of a deadly assassin who is calling out the Phantom, and you get nothing but fire. Bang the drum for Paul Guinan's (Chronos) painted art, which has an eerie cinematic quality that ignites a wanton rhthym into the night of the Bangalla jungle.
by Jon Lewis Jon Lewis unveils the paranormal, superhuman, and straight-up bizarre world of The 6. From their unassuming old house on Pine Street, this rarely-seen, little-understood group carries on a bold exploration of the very limits of human experience and the cosmos. The 6 comprise some of the most extraordinary people alive - and naive young Jerry Weiss wants to join them. So he simply shows up uninvited at their front door, suitcase and all! Then, to make a good first impression, he accidentally opens a portal to interdimensional evil, gets his head swallowed by a flaming starfish, and nearly kills his hosts with a black sword. Is Jerry extraordinary enough to run with the 6?
PS238 #17
by Aaron Williams A mystery malevolence is stalking the Excelsior School playground and classrooms. People are vanishing, valuables are being pilfered, and students are finding themselves instantly transported to the oddest places: lockers, closets… the roof? Can the super-kids of ps238 find out what's going on and how to stop it before the school becomes uninhabitable? And will Guardian Angel recover from her devastating illness? Pick up ps238 #17, because class is in session!
PUNISHER #36 Written by GARTH ENNIS Penciled by GORAN PARLOV Cover by TIM BRADSTREET 'BARRACUDA' What's more dangerous than a barracuda? You're about to find out. Off the coast of Florida, where human predators converge to enjoy the spoils of corporate warfare, the water is filled with blood. And none of it belongs to Frank
Follow the life of Cree, the lead singer for a punk band. When her bass player quits, Cree's in a tough spot-until she meets Izsak, bass player extraordinaire. He's the answer to all her prayers! But when she finds out that Izsak is actually a zombie, those dreams become nightmares. Before long, two vampires from the Shadow World begin stalking the band and will stop at nothing until they kill Cree...or lure her over to the dark side! Key Selling Points: • Lead TOKYOPOP title • Like BookScan bestsellers Bizenghast and Dramacon, Christy Lijewski was a finalist in TOKYOPOP's third Rising Stars of Manga competition • From the creator of Next Exit (Slave Labor Graphics, 2004), a comic book series with a large fan following • Will appeal to fans of cool, hip vampire series such as Interview with a Vampire and the popular film The Lost Boys • Consumer internet advertising with 2MM+ impressions through fan sites such as,, and more • Promoted by creator appearances and book signings in select markets and San Diego Comic Con
After having survived his initial visit, Toby has returned home and has grown up. As he has grown he has noticed that many things have come very easily to him, even when under pressure. Little does he know that Jareth, the Goblin King, has been looking out for his best interests . . . Key Selling Points: • LEAD TOKYOPOP Title - National print and online advertising campaign featuring 2+ million impressions-will target crossover, film, and core manga sites • Cross-promoted in the DVD box of Labyrinth/Dark Crystal/MirrorMask, coming out September for the 2006 holiday season • Based on the hit film directed by Jim Henson and executive-produced by George Lucas • Will be launched at Comic-Con 2006 and co-promoted with the Henson Company • The movie is a classic and has a successful DVD sell-through • 'Wonderful, magical cult movie for kids.' Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
by Brendan Deneen & Szymon Kudranski After the baffling reappearance of Scatterbrain following his apparent murder at the hands of The Shroud, Detective Jack Anderfold is determined to get to the bottom of a labyrinthine mystery at any cost. Meanwhile, Jack's disgruntled son begins working for The Shroud in earnest, which will lead to tragedy for Jack and everyone he loves. Ships with two covers by Kudranski and Mike Bowden.
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 KURT BUSIEK Penciled by PAT OLLIFFE Cover by PAT OLLIFFE The wall-crawler's back in Midtown High's hallowed halls when award-winning creator Kurt Busiek reveals lost lessons of Spider-Man's early career! Return to the first starts of our hero's circle of friends and foes, and meet the ones Lee and Ditko forgot to feature the first time around! Plus: the secret start of Spider-Man's deadliest enemy! Guest-starring the Human Torch, Captain Stacy and more! Collects UNTOLD TALES OF SPIDER-MAN #1-8. 176 PGS./Rated A ...$19.99 ISBN: 0-7851-2204-4
by Stuart Moore & Mauricio Melo The first comics from the hit Sci-Fi Channel series! Stargate: Atlantis has just been renewed for a third sense-shattering season, and this three-part all-new epic comic book series is just what those millions of fans have been waiting for! Far from Earth, an intrepid team of explorers charts the secrets of the Pegasus Galaxy and the lost city of Atlantis. But Major John Sheppard blames himself for the re-emergence of the Wraith, a deadly race of energy-vampires plaguing the entire Pegasus Galaxy. Now, a backwater planet's bizarre deal with the Wraith may offer Sheppard a chance at redemption ... or lead to the utter destruction of the Atlantis team. This issue features Regular, Wraparound, and Leather covers by series artist Mauricio Melo, as well as photo covers of the team and Ronan, and two painted covers -one by Ryan Drake, the other by Lucio Rubira!
by Tony Lee & Mike Bowden The Starship Troopers are back in the thick of it once again. With Sergeant Lock imprisoned for murder, Will Tanner's Tamari's Tigers are sent on their next mission. When accidents that can not be explained happen, Will realizes that someone wants him dead, and will do so at any cost including the safety of his friends. Shipping with three covers from up and coming talent Mike Bowden, and also available in a very limited sketch edition cover, which comes signed by writer Tony Lee and artist Mike Bowden.
by Terry Moore In Love & Lies, the 18th trade paperback collection in the Eisner Award-winning series, David and Casey bring Francine and Katchoo back together again through highly unusual methods. But the happy reunion is short-lived when Tambi comes to town and forces David to reveal his darkest secret to his friends.
by Murphy, Lawson, Brown, & Laird Special giant-sized 25th anniversary issue! This issue has it all: an 'old school' style action story pitting the Turtles against the Foot Clan, plotted by Peter Laird and illustrated by the original 1980's Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles art team of Jim Lawson and Ryan Brown, plus 10 pages of pin-ups by Stan Sakai, Don Perlin, Sean Wang and other Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles alumni! Also includes two short back-up stories!
Written by MARK MILLAR Pencils & Cover by ADAM KUBERT ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #15 Written by WARREN ELLIS Pencils & Cover by ADAM KUBERT ULTIMATE MARVEL TEAM-UP #2 (Part 3) Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Penciled by PHIL HESTER 72 PGS./Rated A ...$4.99
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Pencils & Cover by MARK BAGLEY 'THE CLONE SAGA' Spidey is reeling from the exposure of the Scorpion's unbelievable identity. But even that pales besides the string of revelations awaiting him such as: Who kidnapped Mary Jane and what does he/she want? Who does Spider-Man struggle against in the old warehouse where he fought his first battle? Who is waiting for him in the house in Queens he and his Aunt May abandoned recently? Your jaw will drop and your mind will go numb when you learn the solution to these mysteries. And the world of Peter Parker will never be the same. Parts 2 and 3 of 5. 32 PGS./Rated A ...$2.99
Written by ED BRUBAKER Penciled by CLAYTON HENRY Cover by JOHN WATSON 'THE RISE AND FALL OF THE SHI'AR EMPIRE' Vulcan is mad. So mad he's planning on destroying an entire intergalactic empire. The third Summers brother has set his sites on the Shi'Ar Empire, and when he's finished with them, nothing will ever be the same! Part 3 (of 12)! 32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$2.99
Discover the series that has garnered worldwide fans over the past two decades and won countless awards! Five years ago, Usagi dodged a bullet when the mysterious assassin Shizukiri was willing to accept a an expected bounty rather than engage the rabbit ronin and his fellow wandering samurai, Gen. Shizukiri's reputation as a ruthless, unbeatable opponent was well established even before he became the only hired sword ever to stare down our long-eared hero, but now his formidable skills are up against Karma itself! When beggars hire him to kill a high-ranking samurai, Shizukiri becomes tangled in a fateful and unexpected plot. Will his skills preserve him, or is Karma truly inescapable? Find out, when master storyteller Stan Sakai presents Usagi Yojimbo #95! Usagi Yojimbo™ & © 2006 Stan Sakai.
You've had your first taste of Wormwood, and now its time for a full refill! Ben Templesmith (30 Days of Night, Singularity 7, Fell) creates an all-eerie and humorous series. Things are awakening in the city. Things that have a nasty habit of leaving mutilated bodies in their wake, and it all reeks of demons and dark gods up to no good. Owing a favor to his lazy ghost cop buddy Trotsky, Wormwood, the gentleman corpse, and his oddball entourage are brought in to investigate the case (or at least hopefully not stuff it up too much.) *Retailers: See your order form for a special incentive
Written by PETER DAVID Penciled by RYAN SOOK & DENNIS CALERO Cover by RYAN SOOK In the fallout from HOUSE OF M and following the surprise film-noir hit MADROX, a new mutant team is forged! X-Factor is an investigative mutant agency that includes Madrox, the Multiple Man; Guido, the Strong Guy; Wolfsbane, the shape-shifter; Siryn, the chorus girl; Rictor, the living earthquake; and GENERATION X's Monet, the pompous witch. Drawn together in the heart of District X, this rag-tag band of heroes has a lot of answers to find, and fast! BONUS: A key player from HOUSE OF M will play a major roll in X-FACTOR! (No, it's not Wolverine - sigh.) Collects X-FACTOR #1-6.
X-MEN #189
Written by MIKE CAREY Pencils & Wraparound Cover by CHRIS BACHALO 'SUPER NOVAS' Parts 1 & 2 Mike Carey (ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR) and Chris Bachalo (UNCANNY X-MEN) take over the X-Men, or at least what's left of them! As old threats are still having their effects, new, more deadly threats emerge from the unlikeliest of places. Threats that spell doom for the X-Men. Plus, what could possibly strike terror into the heart of...Sabretooth!? And who are The Children? This is the book you've been waiting for! A perfect starting point for any new reader!
Written by Brian K. Vaughan Art by Goran Parlov & José Marzan, Jr. Cover by Massimo Carnevale Featuring guest art by Goran Parlov! The final and most important 'secret origin' issue of the series reveals the untold story behind former Israeli Defense Forces leader Alter Tse'elon. What drives this female soldier's hunt for the last man on Earth, and what will Alter find that could mean the end of Yorick Brown?



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