Monday, September 20, 2004
FIRST LOOK: TRANSFORMERS MICROMASTERS #3
Transformers Micromasters #3 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from Dreamwave Productions. The issue is written by James McDonough and Adam Patyk, with art by Rob Ruffolo.
Here's how Dreamwave describes the issue:
"A Micromaster makes a deal with the devil as an unholy alliance is formed with Shockwave, the repercussions of which could spell disaster for the Autobots, Decepticons, and everyone in-between! The stage is set for the final confrontation as Countdown tries to rally others to his causeŠbut with a new villain organizing his own assault, it might a battle that everyone loses!"
Transformers Micromasters #3 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.95.
FIRST LOOK: CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #1
Cartoon Network Block Party #1 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from DC Comics. The issue is written by Sholly Fisch, Mo Willems and Robbie Busch, with art by Matt Peters, Robert R. Smith, Mike Kazaleh, Robert Pope, Jeff Albrecht and Matt Jenkins and a cover by Pope.
Here's how DC describes the book:
"An all-new anthology packed with adventures and puzzles, starring your favorite Cartoon Network characters from Codename: Kids Next Door, Dexter's Laboratory, Ed, Edd, and Eddy, The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, Johnny Bravo, and Courage the Cowardly Dog."
Cartoon Network Block Party #1 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.25.
FIRST LOOK: CONAN #8
Conan #8 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from Dark Horse Comics. The issue is written by Kurt Busiek, with art and cover by Greg Ruth.
Here's how Dark Horse describes the issue:
"he legend of Conan begins in the middle of a Cimmerian war--his incredible strength and skill, evidenced in his youth, was always credited to the bloody circumstances of his birth. This special fill-in issue brings Greg Ruth, acclaimed artist of Freaks of the Heartland, into the Conan fold. 'Born on the Battlefield,' by Busiek and Ruth, will be spread over the next two years of the Conan monthly, in six stand-alone chapters, leading up to the epic Battle at Venarium."
Conan #8 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.
FIRST LOOK: ADAM STRANGE #1
Adam Strange #1 will be in stores on Wednesday, Sept. 29 from DC Comics. The issue is written by Andy Diggle, with art and cover by Pascual Ferry.
Here's how DC describes the issue:
" In this action-packed 8-issue miniseries, things have changed drastically for Strange. Once the greatest hero of the distant planet Rann, he's now a wanted man on Earth. Pursued by the police and hunted by aliens, Strange has learned that his adopted planet has been destroyed. With his wife and daughter gone, is there any hope left, or is this the end of the space hero? Sit back for a thrilling ride that takes one man on a trek though the DC Universe to rediscover the remnants of the L.E.G.I.O.N., the Darkstars, the Omega Men, and more as he faces a threat that will herald a galactic war."
Adam Strange #1 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.95.
FIRST LOOK: ARMY OF DARKNESS: ASHES 2 ASHES #2
Army of Darkness: Ashes 2 Ashes #2 will be available in stores on Wednesday from Devil's Due Publishing. The issue is written by Andy Harntell, with art by Nick Bradshaw.
Here's how Devil's Due describes the issue:
"When the Necronomicon gives Ash a glimpse of a possible future where the Deadites have succeeded in enslaving the world, our handless hero returns to the cabin in the woods where the nightmare all began! With the WiseMan in tow, Ash uses his trusty chainsawto clear-cut the haunted trees of a Deadite forest where he is reunited with his girlfriend Linda.Ash also comes face-to-face with another face from the past . . . himself! It's Ash vs. Ash as the wielder of the Boomstick must force his other self to enter the time vortex that will bring him to 1300 AD and set into motion events that should thwart the evil designs of the Book of the Dead. All this, and the return of Ash's severed hand, baby!"
Army of Darkness: Ashes 2 Ashes #2 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.
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