Tuesday, August 24, 2004
FIRST LOOK: LOONEY TUNES #118
Looney Tunes #118 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from DC Comics. The issue is written by by Earl Kress, Sam Agro, with art by David Alvarez, Walter Carzon, Neal Sternecky, Mike DeCarlo, Ruben Torreiro and Scott McRae and a cover by Alvarez and DeCarlo.
Here's how DC describes the issue;
"By popular demand: a full issue of 'Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2th Century!' Everyone's favorite bungling space ranger Daffy Duck battles Martians, Neptunian Peanut Creatures and evil party clowns!"
Looney Tunes #118 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.25.
FIRST LOOK: FATHOM: DAWN OF WAR #1
Fathom: Dawn of War #1 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from Aspen Comics. The issue is written by J.T. Krul, with art by Talent Caldwell and Sal Regla and colors by Christina Straing.
Here's how Aspen describes the book:
"The fate of the world hangs in the balance as Fathom: Dawn of War makes its grand debut! Talent Caldwell, writer J.T. Krul and colorist Christina Strain, forge a new destiny in the Fathom mythos as old storylines end, and new ones begin! Kiani, the beautiful sword-wielding warrior from Aspen issues 1-3 takes center stage. As her world gets torn apart, Kiani must embark upon a journey to put the pieces back together, all the while searching for her missing mentor. Her quest will uncover a plot for war, one that will change the world of Fathom forever."
Fathom: Dawn of War #1 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.
FIRST LOOK: ULTRA #2
Ultra #2 will arrive in stores in September from Image Comics. The issue is by the Luna Bros.
Here's how Image describes the issue:
"'Seven Days,' part two. To Pearl Penalosa, the busiest crime fighter in Spring City, the fortune-teller's prophecy of finding true love within seven days looks doubtful when her idea of a good catch means busting a bad guy with minimal collateral damage. Despite her friends' optimism, Pearl is initially skeptical. But after experiencing a series of serendipitous events, a girl can't help but wonder."
Ultra #2 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.95.
FIRST LOOK: RAIDER: A COLD DAY IN HEAVEN
Raider: A Cold Day in Heaven will arrive in stores in November from Maerkle Press. The issue is by Thom Zahler.
Here's how Maerkle Press describes the issue:
"Six months after the events of Raider: From the Shadows, the mysterious deaths of four residents of a retirement home lead Raider and the Benefactor Agency on a cross-country adventure to try to find and stop the creation of the most deadly designer virus the world has ever known. To do so, though, Raider will have to face the man who made him, the only woman he ever loved, and the demons that lie within him in Raider: A Cold Day in Heaven."
Raider: A Cold Day in Heaven will cost $13.95.
FIRST LOOK: BATGIRL #58
Batgirl #58 will arrive in stores on Nov. 28 from DC Comics. The issue is written by Andersen Gabrych, with art and cover by Alé Garza and Jesse Delperdang.
Here's how DC describes the issue:
"A new creative team debuts in Part 2 of the 4-part Robin/Batgirl crossover 'Fresh Blood!' In the aftermath of 'War Games,' Cassandra teams up with Robin to pick up the pieces. Following the events of Robin #132, can these crimefighting teens stop the lethal blades of Nightwing's archnemesis, Shrike?"
Batgirl #58 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.50.
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