Monday, August 23, 2004
FIRST LOOK: NIGHTCRAWLER #1
Nightcrawler #1 will arrive in stores on Sept. 22 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, with art by Darick Robertson and a cover by Greg Land.
Here's how Marvel describes the book:
"'The Devil Inside,' part 1 of 6. The X-Man known as Nightcrawler is a man with a foot in two worlds -- one the daylight world of super heroes and super-villains, the other a netherworld of demons and angels, ghosts and monsters -- human and otherwise. With the looks of a devil and the soul of a kind, ordinary man, Nightcrawler is used to being pulled in both directions, but now he might be asked to go where the other X-Men won't -- into the shadows that have always called to him."
Nightcrawler #1 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.
FIRST LOOK: STYX TAXI, A LITTLE TWILIGHT MUSIC
Styx Taxi, A Little Twilight Music will arrive in stores on Oct. 6 from FWDbooks. The issue is written by Steven Goldman and Elizabeth Genco, with art by Dan Goldman, Leland Purvis and Rami Efal, with a cover by Dan Goldman and Purvis.
Here's how FWDbooks describes the book:
"Just like the first Styx Taxi one-shot, A Little Twilight Music follows the attempts of Styx's drivers to help the souls of the just-dead find closure for the lives they just left. However, in this anthology issue, three creative teams make their mark on the taxi franchise, spinning three moving stories, all revolving around music and musicians."
Styx Taxi, A Little Twilight Music will be 32 black-and-white pages and will cost $3.
FIRST LOOK: SOLO #1
Solo #1 will arrive in stores on Oct. 27 from DC Comics. The issue is written by Tim Sale, Brian Azzarello, Jeph Loeb, Darwyn Cooke and Diana Schutz, with art and a cover by Sale.
Here's how DC describes the issue:
"What happens when some of the most talented artists in comics are free to unleash their creative vision across 48 pages? The answer is Solo, a unique new bimonthly series that showcases the best of the best of the biz! Unfettered by the constraints of a regular monthly series, Solo's artists work in a variety of genres -- using whichever characters -- they wish. Solo debuts in style with fan-favorite artist Tim Sale in an issue that features a must-read follow-up story to Superman For All Seasons (written by Jeph Loeb), a Catwoman/Batman tale (written by Brian Azzarello), a Supergirl adventure (written by Dark Horse Comics editor Diana Schutz) and more."
Solo #1 will be 48 pages and will cost $3.95.
FIRST LOOK: SUPERMAN/BATMAN #14
Superman/Batman #14 will arrive in stores on Nov. 17 from DC Comics. The issue is written by Jeph Loeb, with art and cover by Carlos Pacheco and Jesús Merino.
Here's how Dark Horse describes the issue:
"Superstar artists Carlos Pacheco and Jesús Merino join celebrated writer Jeph Loeb for the 5-part arc 'Absolute Power!' In the aftermath of last issue's devastating battle with Darkseid, the Earth wakes up to a brand new world order -- one in which Batman and Superman rule with an iron fist. Humankind has a choice: obey or die! How did things get this way? Is there anyone left who can stop them?"
Superman/Batman #14 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.95.
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