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Tuesday, October 18, 2005



Written, art and cover by Jason Pearson.

Mack. Panda. Surrounded. One bullet. One chance. ONE SHOT. Don't miss this 100 % all-new, all original Body Bags adventure.

48 pages, $5.99, in stores on Jan. 25.


Written by Joe Casey, art by Tom Scioli, cover by Scioli and Richard Starkings. This is how it all began! The cosmic superhero epic is back and this collection is chock-full of all the "cosmic" you could ask for. If you missed out on any of the first six issues ­ including the ones which are now completely sold out -- this is your chance to experience the glory of Commander Adam Archer, the enigmatic alien Maxim, the wacky Basil Cronus, the evil Discordia, the confusing Freidrich Nickelhead... and that's just scratching the surface. Collects Gødland #1-6

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on Jan. 18.


Written by Bob Burden, cover by Bob Burden.

Finally: proof that the Flaming Carrot is real! With comics on the fast track to the movie screen, isn't it time that the movie screen came to comics? Flaming Carrot's great detective-ness gets to the bottom of a mysterious series of events at a comic convention! Everyone's pockets are disappearing! Will Flaming Carrot discover the mystery in time or get side-tracked by the convention sirens? Fun, action and numerous cameos by comic book celebrities.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Jan. 5.


Art, signed and numbered by Michael Golden.

From the master of detail comes this poster book of classic monsters! From giant lizards lurking in lush jungles to gargantuan apes out for a little revenge, this set captures all the line work and detail that defines the work of the elusive artist Michael Golden, and in a large 11x17 sized format on fine paper. The set is signed and numbered ­ by a creator who never makes convention appearances.

10 plates, black and white, $34.99, in stores on Jan. 11.


By Arthur Suydam.

Finally, the inspiration for the new animation pilot from Paranoid Delusions Productions! These original, riveting tales of Suydam's ultimate anti-heroes, Cholly and Flytrap, open as the team becomes embroiled in a vicious battle on a stark alien landscape. Complete with action-packed art and familiar yet surreal storytelling, "A Little Love, a Little Hate," provides what it promises as only Suydam can do it. Don't miss these terrifying, funny tales of action and adventure from a master craftsman with a startlingly unique point of view.

48 pages, $6.99, in stores on Jan. 5.


Written by Ty Gorton, art by Josh Medors, Ryan Wynn and Jay Fotos, cover by Medors, Ryan Ottley and Fotos.

"Flames of Muspell," Part Two. After a Viking warlord uses an ancient ritual to unleash a powerful demon, his twin brother races against time to stop his quest for world domination. As the battle rages on, the people of the land are caught in the middle! An order of druids steps into the middle of the fray and an epic battle for world domination ensues.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Jan. 5.

ANT #5

Written by Mario Gully and Marc Hammond, art and cover by Gully.

"Not All Who Wander..." The first major battle of Ant's return is over. Join Hannah in this standalone issue as the dust settles, wounds heal, and she finally gets some of the answers she has been searching for. Meanwhile, another threat is right around the corner.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 11.


Written by Mario Gully and Marc Hammond, art and cover by Gully.

Hannah Washington is Ant. Her memory lost to the trials of her life as a hero, she is searching for answers to a myriad of questions. Some old friends, as well as a few new enemies are all in line to welcome her back. The heat is on in her action-packed debut in the Image Universe. Collects Ant #1-4.

120 pages, $12.99, in stores on Jan. 11.


Written by Robert Kirkman, cover by Cory Walker.

For your reading pleasure we present the complete, unedited, scripts for the sold-out first six issues of Invincible. If you think the issues were wordy -- just wait until you see what they look like without pictures! See what changed, see what stayed the same -- see completely different lines of dialogue that were later improved. It's fun for all ages.

40 pages, black and white, $3.99, in stores on Jan. 4.


Written by Robert Kirkman, art and cover by Ryan Ottley and Bill Crabtree.

Collecting the status quo altering storyline "A Different World" running from issues 25-30. Mark is brought to another planet in order to save it. Is he their only hope -- or the source of the worst disaster to ever befall them? Collects Invincible #25-30 -- just in time for the release of issue 31 in February.

168 pages, $14.99, in stores on Jan. 11.


Written by Jay Faerber, art by Fran Bueno, Gabe Bridwell and Valentin De Landro, cover by Bueno and Ron Riley.

The hits just keep on coming for the Noble family. Half of them are stranded on a hostile alien world and, back on Earth, an escaped mental patient claims he's Doc Noble -- and he's headed straight for Noble Manor! All this, plus Zephyr finally goes into labor. As a special bonus, this collection also contains The Pact #2, which features Zephyr teaming up with Invincible, ShadowHawk and Firebreather. Collects Noble Causes #7-12 and The Pact #2.

168 pages, $14.99, in stores on Jan. 5.


Written, art and cover by Phil Hester.

From the creator of The Atheist, The Coffin, Deep Sleeper and the artist of Green Arrow and Nightwing comes a complete collection of this talent's short story work from the last decade and a half! See why this hardworking and prolific writer/artist is considered by his peers as one of the top talents in the industry today and why he's Hollywood's new Golden Boy.

200 pages, black and white, $19.99, in stores on Jan. 8.


Written and illustrated by Juzo Tokoro, cover by Brian Haberlin and Tokoro.

Ken Kurosawa was the bodyguard for a L.A. gang leader. In the midst of a gang war, Ken was murdered by a car bomb. That was when he made his fateful deal with Malebogia, not knowing that from then on he'd be part of his hellish hordes as a Spawn. Opposed by numerous enemies, constantly manipulated, he is brought to fight his best friend without knowing it.

200 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Jan. 5.


Written by Mark Smith, art and cover by Dan Hipp.

"Monster Love." The Amazing Joy Buzzards' world tour takes our band to Egypt where their manager Dalton Warner, who works for the CIA, must hunt down the Spider Syndicate and make an uneasy alliance for the greater good.

32 pages, black and white, in stores on Jan. 11.


Written by Phil Hester, art and cover by John McCrea.

Sharpe and Nguyen face the horrifying reality that our world is being invaded by the restless spirits of the dead. The only thing capable of stopping this ghostly army is a doomsday device so terrible that even the defense department has tried to destroy it. Sharpe does not share their compunctions, but will he be able to use it if it means the death of those closest to him?

32 pages, black and white, $3.50, in stores on Jan. 25.


Written by Steve Niles and Thomas Jane, art by Lewis Larosa and Tim Bradstreet, cover by Bernie Wrightson.

Introducing the Phaedon Warrior, our hero who has been imprisoned since his own planet was mysteriously destroyed by the same alien beasts that now plague the Earth -- the fearsome, loathsome DeathSpiders.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 18.


Written by Robert Kirkman, art and cover by Matthew Roberts, Tony Moore and Val Staples. After a brutal attack on his apartment building Battle Pope comes face to face with one of his greatest threats thus far...BRENDA. Reprinting Robert Kirkman's first published work, now in stunning full color, with a brand new cover by original artists Matthew Roberts, Tony Moore and original cover colorist Val Staples.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan 25.


Written by Joe Pruett, art by Richard Case, cover by Goran Sudzuka.

As Megan and Jerome fight off the reptilian guardians of the Tower of the Two Dragons, they discover that they are not the only wanderers on the island of Lamiam who have an interest in the secrets within the Tower. And what clues does Megan find in the pursuit of her lost father, the legendary King Arthur?

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Jan. 11.


Written by Matteo Casali, art and cover by Giuseppe Camuncoli and Lorenzo Ruggiero.

"Second Coming," Part Three. As the fight goes on more violently than ever, Peace and her once-dead friend Jerusalem are forced to watch Julius Carpenter's plan unfold. And the strange, old gun the Italian exorcist Sarzana wields could turn the tide of the uncanny battle -- forever.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 5.


Written by Marc Andreyko, art by Greg Scott, cover by Greg Capullo.

"Fathers and Daughters," conclusion. The powerful conclusion to Case Files and "Fathers and Daughters!" While the shocking tragedy of child star Lacy Lyons' death is exposed, an unexpected visitor pays a call on our detectives! Who is this mystery person? And will their appearance finally shatter Twitch's spirit? Or save his soul?

32 pages, black and white, $2.95, in stores on Jan. 25.


Written by Keith Giffen and Shannon Denton, art and cover by Jean-Jaques Dzialowski.

War is Hell, but what lies beneath the blood-soaked battlefield of an isolated French village caught between two opposing forces is much worse than either side has ever imaged. Confusion sets in amidst the carnage and both sides are forced into a reluctant partnership to survive the night.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Jan. 18.


Written by B. Clay Moore, art and cover by Jason Latour.

February 11, 1964: In Washington, D.C., an astronaut named Glen Johnson is being prepped for a Congressional hero's welcome, four young men from Liverpool are peering out from behind hotel curtains at the throng gathered outside, and a man named Jack Dexter is running for his life.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 11.


Written by Rick Remender, art and by Tony Moore and Sean Parsons, cover by Moore.

Lost, beaten and left for dead, Heath Huston must face the demons of his inevitable future. On the other side of the world, left in the robot city of Retilia, Mara pleads with the remaining organic life on the world to rise against the new automaton regime. With the Feeders progressing ever closer to Earth will Heath solve this quandary in time to return and save his home world?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 25.


Written by Warren Ellis, art and cover by Ben Templesmith.

The detectives of Moon Street Precinct House, the sole police presence in the collapsing district of Snowtown, aren't getting anywhere. They've been questioning a murder suspect all night, and have to cut him loose in an hour. And then the new guy asks to take a crack: Richard Fell, recently transferred in from over the bridge. He's got an hour to break a killer. But the killer has an unknown advantage: the police failed to frisk him properly, and he has a concealed weapon with him there in the locked interview room...

24 pages, $1.99, in stores on Jan. 18.


Written by Raven Gregory, art by Josh Medors, cover by Tyler Kirkham and Sonia Oback.

"Origins.² The wait is over. All the answers about the Ancient One's true purpose and mission are revealed here.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 25.


Written by Joshua Luna, art and cover by Jonathan Luna.

Welcome to the food chain.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 18.


Written by Joe Casey, art by Tom Scioli, cover by Scioli and Richard Starkings.

Book Seven: Acid Raindrops. A new threat from outer space! Commander Adam Archer is Earth's only defense! His greatest challenge yet! Plus, the mystery of Discordia's fate deepens! In the face of a comic-book culture gone mad, Gødland keeps on trucking.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 18.


Written by Mark Sable, art and cover by Paul Azaceta.

The world's super-powered children have been kidnapped, held ransom in exchange for the powers of their crime-fighting parents...but by who, and why? These questions and more are answered in this super-sized finale, where Jonathan must choose between getting the powers he's always wanted and saving the lives of his friends.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Jan. 5.


Created and co-plotted by Jim Valentino, written by Neil Kleid, art and cover by Migule Montenegro.

NEWS FLASH! Silver Age slugfest in Cold War Cuba catapults living legend forty three years into the future! Crash landing in twenty first century Detroit, horrified hero discovers the Intimidators decimating the robot mafia and since he can't beat them, he must join them! Attractive readers preorder copies and learn why Astroman is America's... Last Best Hope.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Jan. 25.


Written by Mike Baron, art by Mike Norton and Karim Whalem, cover by Norton.

"Helluva Party." The devil throws a party. As the Tall Ships sail up the Charles River, Screwbarb, the Vice President, and several hundred friends crowd the bluffs to witness the Apocalypse. The devil is nothing if not arrogant: He's invited the Night Club to witness the demise of civilization, but the Night Club has other plans.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 18.


Written by Jay Faerber, art by Fran Bueno, cover by Gabe Bridwell.

Race suffers a devastating loss as the Blackthornes¹ sinister plan is finally executed.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Jan. 25.

PVP #23

Written, art and cover by Scott Kurtz.

Brent is driven to the brink of madness when he tries to break his dependency on caffeine. Can he survive the withdrawal symptoms, headaches and hallucinations brought on by giving up coffee? More importantly, if he survives, will Brent still be the same person we've all grown to hate after he's kicked the java habit?

24 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 25.


Written by Arvid Nelson, art and cover by Juan Ferreyra.

"Path to Empire." Julien¹s investigation into the mystery of the Grail leads him to a opulent party where he and the Duke of Lorraine finally meet. Romantic sparks begin to fly between Julien and Lorraine¹s daughter -- much to the annoyance of Genevieve, Julien¹s old flame! Meanwhile, the world slips further and further towards war...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 11.


Written, art and cover by Erik Larsen.

With Jennifer hospitalized and Angel missing, Dragon is forced to contend with the onslaught of a nearly indestructible juggernaut. Meanwhile, the greatest menace ever schemes to plunder the very planet from behind our hero¹s back.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 25.


Written by Jai Nitz, art by Nicola Scott and cover by Mike Huddleston.

"Winter." Jessica has usurped King Elian for the throne of Asamando. Now the fairytale world gets to find out what happens when you put a magically powered 14-year-old in charge of everything. Things end badly for everyone.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Jan. 11.


Created and plotted by Jim Valentino, written by Scott Wherle, art and cover by Ted Wing III.

"Rise," Part One. A death in the family. A crisis of faith. A changing of the guard. Beginning here, everything changes as Eddie Collins loses more than just his helmet when a NEW ShadowHawk assumes the mantle. A perfect jumping on point for new readers, RISE redefines the book and the character and builds towards the stunning climax in Issue 12. Think you know ShadowHawk? Think again.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Jan. 18.

SPAWN #154

Written by David Hine, pencils and cover by Philip Tan, inks by Danny Miki.

In Memphis, Tennessee the dead are rising from their graves. Spawn morphs into a gun-toting killing machine ­ this has more exploding heads than any Arcade shoot-em-up you ever played! Meanwhile, the goddess Kali is doing some head-hunting of her own, while the Forgotten Ones make a bid to take control of Heaven. And if that isn't enough, meet Zera ­ the roughest, toughest, sexiest angel yet.

32 pages, $2.95, in stores on Jan. 25.


Written by J.M. DeMatteis, art and cover by Mike Ploog.

With K.M. and Nathaniel kidnapped by The Woman, Cody and Alana continue their search for the mysterious Stardust Kid: Before they¹re done, they¹ll encounter murderous insects, inscrutable plant spirits and a Living Fire that will burn away everything Cody knows -- finally revealing the astonishing truth about the Stardust Kid. But will the Kid¹s magical emergence come too late to save the world Cody knows...and the family he loves?

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Jan. 4.


Written by Robert Kirkman, art and cover by Charlie Adlard and Cliff Rathburn.

Life goes on as the bold new direction for The Walking Dead continues.

32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 18.

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Written by Hugh Sterbakov, penciled by Leonard Kirk, inked by Andrew Pepoy, colored by Tyson Wengler, cover by Rodolfo Migliari.

What if a group of college freshmen suddenly got amazing superpowers? And what if the book sold out in less than one week? You'd have Freshmen: Extra Credit #1. This stellar second printing of the riotous Freshmen #1, co-created by Buffy star and Robot Chicken guru Seth Green, puts Freshmen back into print with a remastered and distinctive cover by Rodolfo Migliari! Also, NEW bonus features include character design sketches, a preview of upcoming issues and covers, and more.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Ron Marz, penciled by Stephen Sadowski, inked by Andrew Pepoy, cover by Terry Dodson.

"Artifacts," part 1 of 2. Rolling directly out of events of the epic Witchblade 10th Anniversary issue, a seemingly inconsequential statue is stolen from the mysterious man known only as ³The Curator.² NYPD Detective Sara Pezzini is on the case, but as her investigation deepens, she learns not only the deadly truth behind the goddess statue, but also the long-buried secrets of the Curator himself! The Witchblade revelations continue, with guest pencils by Stephen Sadowski of JSA fame.

32 pages, $2.50.

V.I.C.E #4

Written by Aron Coleite, penciled by Tyler Kirkham, colored by John Starr, cover by Kirkham.

The stunning conclusion to the initial storyarc whips to a frenzy as the V.I.C.E.‹The Violent Incident Control Enforcement branch of the FBI‹get to the bottom of the mystery of the suicide bombers. The only problem? A second Civil War has erupted and the team must battle the entire state of Texas.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Hugh Sterbakov, penciled by Leonard Kirk, colored by Tyson Wengler, cover by Rodolfo Migliari.

"Finals," part 6 of 6. The Puppeteer and The Seductress are down, and Wannabe has turned on his team. It's up to the remaining Freshmen to confront the nefarious Dr. Tomlinson, and Wannabe, and stop them from spreading disease to millions. This is the big no-holds-barred finale! Co-created by Austin Powers and Buffy star Seth Green and written by Baron Von Hugh Sterbakov, esquire.

32 pages, $2.99.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Joshua Ortega, penciled and cover by Francis Manapul, inked by Kevin Conrad, colored by Brian Buccellato.

The demon Berzelius continues to haunt Abigail van Alstine¹s life, leading to a series of terrible suicides at her new high school in Los Angeles. Meanwhile, her mentor has an enlightening meeting with the parents of a fellow student‹but why is Abby the focus of the meeting? And what exactly are they planning?

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Warren Ellis, art by Cully Hamner, colored by J.D. Mettler, cover by Tony Harris.

Suspended cop Deanna Ransome is "down" in the criminal underworld on a mission to infiltrate the city's most notorious narcotics gang and retrieve‹or kill‹the cop who descended before her and went native. But as she inches closer to drug kingpin Nick River, will she be able to make the right choice when the time comes? Find out in this fast-paced and blood-soaked crime noir thriller.

32 pages, $2.99.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Dan Jurgens, art by David Nakayama, cover by Rodolfo Migliari.

The past of Paragon City crashes into the present as the Back Alley Brawler settles old scores with a horrific and brutal villain. Comics legend Dan Jurgens delivers stunning superhero action, aided and abetted with art by Wizard contest winner David Nakayama,

32 pages, $2.99.

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