Monday, October 25, 2004
FIRST LOOK: TRANSFORMERS/G.I. JOE VOL. 2 #1
Tranformers/G.I. Joe Vol. 2 #1 will arrive in stores next month from Dreamwave Productions. The issue is written by James McDonough and Adam Patyk, with art and cover by Pat Lee.
Here's how Dreamwave describes the issue:
"As the new commander of the anti-terrorist organization G.I. Jou, the young Dashiell Faireborn -- codename: Flint -- is forced to earn his stripes when the Joe team goes up against the newly resurrected menace of Cobra. But does this rough-around-the-edges rookie have what it takes to keep the likes of Shipwreck, Snake Eyes and Rock-N-Roll in line long enough to stop this upstart terrorist organization? It's a contest of wills and a race against time across a host of incredible globe-trotting locations as Flint rallies to even the odds against Cobra's superior firepower, which is being bolstered by the discovery of the mysterious and powerful mechanical beings known as the Transformers."
Transformers/G.I. Joe Vol. 2 #1 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.95.
FIRST LOOK: THE LOSERS #17
The Losers #17 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from DC Comics. The issue is written by Andy Diggle, with art and cover by Jock.
Here's how DC describes the issue:
"Part 2 of the 4-part 'The Pass,' featuring interlocking cover images. The year is 1998, and the Losers must attack an Afghan warlord's fortress deep in the Khyber Pass. But their mysterious CIA handler Max is keeping the true nature of their mission hidden from them, and a lot more lives are at stake than they know... including their own."
The Losers #17 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.95.
FIRST LOOK: SLEEPER SEASON TWO #5
Sleeper Season Two #5 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from DC Comics. The issue is written by Ed Brubaker, with art and cover by Sean Phillips.
Here's how DC describes the book:
"Tao and Lynch first crossed paths eight years ago. What happened then that solidified the animosity between these two master manipulators? Find out in this harrowing, edge-of-your-seat tale!"
Sleeper Season Two #5 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.95.
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FIRST LOOK: B.P.R.D: THE DEAD #1
B.P.R.D.: The Dead will arrive in stores in Nov. 6 from Dark Horse Comics. The issue is written by Mike Mignola and John Arcudi, with art and cover by Guy Davis.
Here's how Dark Horse describes the book:
"Abe Sapien digs up more details of his origin, as the biggest secret in ten years of Hellboy comics continues to unravel. The other members of the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense meet their new team leader, a formerly dead Pentagon special operative, as they move in to their new command center to combat the ongoing plague of frogs."
B.P.R.D: The Dead #1 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.
FIRST LOOK: LOYOLA CHIN AND THE SAN PELIGRAN ORDER
Loyola Chin and the San Peligran Order will arrive in stores in December from SLG Publishing. The book is by Gene Yang.
Here's how SLG describes the book:
"The graphic novel tells the story of a high school sophomore who discovers a way to visit other realms through what she eats before sleeping. On one of these sojourns, she meets a mysterious man named Saint Danger -- a saint who has lost his faith -- who has a plan to save humankind. Loyola must examine her own heart and as herself what makes us better human beings -- our intelligence, or our compassion?"
Loyola Chin and the San Peligran Order will be 104 black-and-white pages.
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