Monday, September 27, 2004
FIRST LOOK: CONAN AND THE DAUGHTERS OF MIDORA
Conan and the Daughters of Midora will arrive in stores on Oct. 6 from Dark Horse Comics. The issue is written by Jimmy Palmiotti, with art and cover by Mark Texeira.
Here's how Dark Horse describes the issue:
"A king's favorite daughter is kidnapped by his sorceror advisor, and only Conan can save the girl-with the aid of the second daughter, who the king won't consider as a successor to the throne. Harsh terrain and the wizard's horde of zombie warriors-and other treachery-stand between Conan and the beautiful young heiress."
Conan and the Daughters of Midora will be 48 black-and-white pages and will cost $2.95.
FIRST LOOK: COCOPIAZO
Cocopiazo will arrive in stores on Oct. 6 from Slave Labor Publishing. The issue is written by and drawn by Daniel Warner.
Here's how Slave Labor describes the book:
"John Victory was never born, he simply appeared one night ordering rounds and slapping asses in a dimly lit cocktail lounge. His life is a drunken odyssey characterized by self-obsession, a cheerful slavery to vice, and the flouting of death. He'll tell you he's here to chronicle the age of John. He'll tell you he's out to take his place among Poe, Hemingway, and Wilde in the pantheon of history's great author/drinkers. John Victory is on a quest for anything."
Cocopiazo will be 32 black-and-white pages and will cost $2.95.
FIRST LOOK: BATMAN/DANGER GIRL
Batman/Danger Girl will arrive in stores on Dec. 8 from DC Comics. The issue is written by Andy Hartnell, with art by Leinil Yu and Gerry Alanguilan and covers by Yu and J. Scott Campbell
Here's how DC describes the issue:
"Danger comes to Gotham City in this action-packed 48-page Special featuring art by Leinil Yu and Gerry Alanguilan. Danger Girl mentor Deuce dispatches Abbey Chase, Sydney Savage, Johnny Barracuda and Valerie on an assignment in Gotham City, home base of Batman! Meanwhile, Donavin Crane -- archnemesis of the girls -- is also in the big G, and forms an unlikely alliance with one of Batman's greatest foes! Adventure, mirth and mayhem ensue as the Dark Knight joins forces with the hottest spy chicks in comics."
Danger will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.
FIRST LOOK: TRIGGER #1
Trigger #1 will arrive in stores in Dec. 15 from DC Comics. The issue is written by Jason Hall, with art and cover by John Watkiss.
Here's how DC describes the issue:
"Welcome to the world of tomorrow, where anyone could be a Trigger...even you. In the not too distant future, 87 percent of America's corporations have been consolidated into one government-sanctioned corporate entity: Ethicorp. The result has allowed our country's citizens to live safely and securely in a clean, terror-free, and productive environment. Society is dosed on nonstop Vid feeds, feel-good drugs, clean sex and low crime. And most people happily embrace Ethicorp's corporate motto: 'We Get the Bad Out!' This is the world of Trigger, an all-new ongoing futuristic thriller.
"To keep society so 'shiny,' Ethicorp secretly controls legions of high-tech killers -- known on the street as 'Triggers' -- that act as one-man (or woman) judge, jury and executioner whenever Ethicorp sees something 'bad.' But be careful, because 'bad,' like beauty, is often in the eye of the beholder."
Trigger #1 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.95.
FIRST LOOK: WYATT EARP: DODGE CITY #1
Wyatt Ear: Dodge City #1 will arrive in stores in January from Moonstone Books. The issue is written by Chuck Dixon, with art by Enrique Villagran.
Here's how Moonstone describes the issue:
"Dodge City, 1877: Wyatt Earp's the towns new lawman, and it don't take him more than five minutes to get into a tussle with a couple of cowboys used to doing things the outlaw way. Earp sets out to clean up the town, but some folks don't take too kindly to his tactics. With the odds so stacked against him why does Doc Holiday cover the spread on a mark these desperados put on his head? And what business brings the Masterson boys to Dodge City?"
Wyatt Earp: Dodge City #1 will be 32 black-and-white pages and will cost $2.95.
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