Tuesday, March 9, 2004
FIRST LOOK: RUSE: ARCHARD'S AGENTS -- DEADLY DARE
Ruse: Archard's Agents -- Deadly Dare will arrive in stores on Wednesday from CrossGen Entertainment. The issue is written by Chuck Dixon, with art by Steve McNiven.
Here's how CrossGen describes the issue:
"Return to the world of Ruse with a one-shot by Chuck Dixon and Steve McNiven. Professional adventurer Theophilus Dare accompanies an expedition to find a fabled lost city on the floor of the sea. But there's dirty work afoot as foreign spies plot to capture Darešs experimental submarine! And if you know Dare, then you know that this is just the start of the action!"
Ruse: Archard's Agents -- Deadly Dare will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.
FIRST LOOK: SUPER MANGA BLAST! #40
Super Manga Blast! #40 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from Dark Horse Comics. The issue is writen by Masamune Shirow, Mohiro Kitoh, Makoto Kobayashi, Yuzo Takada, Hiroyuki Utatane and Yo Morimoto.
Here's how DC describes the issue:
"In this issue's episode of Shadow Star, Akira makes a startling, uncharacteristic move towards a schoolmate and Shiina continues to cope with family drama, government intrigue, and a growing, malicious group of dragon bearers bent on world choas! The tide turns to humor with Makoto Kobayashi's What's Michael? A cat food company thinks that Michael will cooperate with their "research," but they obviously don't know what kind of feline mastermind they're dealing with! Sensei Kobayashi also contributes another chapter of his Club 9 saga, where misfits, manners, and Harou-hungry men collide! In the action-filled world of Seraphic Feather, psionically-skilled Sunao has to break some bad news to a dear friend, and new players enter into the battlefield. If your diet's needing a demon-filled, romantic epic, feast your eyes on this latest installment of 3x3 Eyes."
Super Manga Blast! #40 will be 128 black-and-white pages and will cost $5.99.
FIRST LOOK: STEVE RUDE'S THE MOTH DOUBLE-SIZED SPECIAL
Steve Rude's The Moth Double-Sized Special will arrive in stores on March 17 from Dark Horse Comics. The issue is by Steve Rude and Gary Martin, with a cover by Rude.
Here's how Dark Horse describes the issue:
"Ten-time comic industry award winner Steve Rude and writer/inker Gary Martin deliver an action-packed adventure that reminds us of what comics are all about. In The Moth, Dark Horse has allowed Steve Rude unrestricted creative freedom. And Rude has responded with some of the best work of his career. In this issue The Moth, who is living with a touring circus troop, finds himself in a battle for his very life, against a savage creature known as the Lionman of Botswana. If your looking for outlaw bikers, circus clowns, African witch doctors, blood-thirsty monsters, and bearded ladies, then this story is for you."
Steve Rude's The Moth Double-Sized Special will be 56 pages and will cost $4.95.
FIRST LOOK: TOUCH #1
Ghost Spy #1 will arrive in stores on April 14 from DC Comics. The issue is written by by John Francis Moore, with art by Wes Craig and Prentiss Rollins and a cover by Tomer Hanuka.
Here's how DC describes the issue:
"The newest DC Focus series takes a look at the action on the Las Vegas strip. Meet Rory Goodman. He's super-strong, invulnerable, charismatic -- and he's Vegas' newest star. But being able to punch through buildings isn't going to help him when his greatest threat is right under his nose. The secrets behind Rory's life and powers all lie in the hands of his friend and agent, Cooper Santiago. Who can be trusted in a world where what's on the surface is the only thing that counts?"
Touch #1 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.50.
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