- Anime Super Store

Save up to 75% on your new comics at Mailordercomi

Free Shipping at

Trend Times Toy Store

Sexy Costumes!

Return to the Continuum home page

Clicking on images provides larger ones.

MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2006



Written by Richard Starkings, art and filp cover by Moritat, cover by Jose Ladronn.

"See the Elephant." They were genetically engineered to be supra-human weapons of mass destruction, but now they must walk amongst the people they were created to destroy. Hip Flask and Ebony Hide count amongst their number: Elephantmen. Even when befriended by a small girl, Hide is still haunted by his past and is forced to recognize that suspicion and contempt will always be his constant companions.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 19.


Written by Keith Giffen and Shannon Denton, art and cover by Matt Jacobs.

A young minister has a crisis of faith when he finds out he's God's sleeper agent and it's up to him to stop the apocalypse. It's Blade meets The DaVinci Code in this bold new graphic novella!

48 pages, black and white, in stores on July 12.


Written by Gary Whitta, art by Ted Naifeh, cover by Dan Brereton.

Catch up with Death, Jr. and his pals as they take their summer break from school. DJ's going to work with his dad, but may realize he has very unrealistic expectations about what it takes to be Death, while the rest of the gang heads for a less-than-savory summer camp.

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on July 12.

OCCULT CRIMES TASKFORCE #1 p>Written by David Atchison with Rosario Dawson, art and cover by Tony Shasteen.

Rosario Dawson (star of Sin City and Clerks 2) breaks new ground as she co-creates and stars in the Occult Crimes Taskforce. When N.Y.P.D. detective Sophia Ortiz (modeled on Dawson) stumbles upon a bizarre murder scene, she is quickly brushed aside by a covert police unit -- the Occult Crimes Taskforce. Versed in the black arts and equipped with mystical weaponry, the O.C.T. keeps the streets of Manhattan safe from unholy creatures of the night. Can Sophia help them stop this supernatural killer? Find out when this action-horror thriller hits the stands!

36 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 6.


Written by Doug Wagner, art and cover by Brian Stelfreeze.

Three girls "borrow" a car (a particular 1968 Camaro, of course) for a night on the town. Unbeknownst to the girls, this Camaro is loaded to the hilt with enough guns and explosives to take out half of Atlanta... and the guys that planned on using that firepower are none too happy. Oh, yeah... and Laci. She's back.

36 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on July 6


Written by Jim Valentino, art and cover by Valentino and Chance Wolf.

"Great Responsiblity." Originally published in the sold-out Image Comics hardcover, this stand-alone story reunites Jim Valentino with Chance Wolf on his seminal character! Eddie Collins and his father, James, must come to an understanding about what being ShadowHawk means for both of them. A very special issue at a very special price -- a must-have item for the collector or the curious!

24 pages, $1.99.


Written by Jeffrey Stevenson, art and cover by Carlos Rodriguez, created and co-plotted by Jim Valentino.

In the future, the U.S. government puts its "do more with less" motto to the test by combining bleeding edge research with elite military soldiers. The test failed. The project was buried. But the temptation of all that firepower was too much for the government to keep hidden forever...

32 pages, $3.50.


By Becky Cloonan, Farel Dalrymple, Phil Hester, Mike Huddleston, Adam Hughes, Frazer Irving, Alex Maleev, Jim Mahfood, Tony Moore, Mike Avon Oeming, Rick Remender, Esad Ribic, John Ney Rieber, Eduardo Risso, Jim Rugg, Ben Templesmith, Danijel Zezelj and others, cover By Adam Hughes.

24seven features a who's who of today's best writers and artists from comics, film and animation, telling tales of robots in the city that never sleeps. In the vein of Flight, these stories run a cross-genre gamut, from robot zombies to a prison break to a bizarre feud between a Siamese DJ team. 24seven has romance, action, horror...everything you want, all told by a cross-section of the most diverse writers and artists you'll find on the printed page.

200 pages, $24.99, in stores on July 15.


Written and illustrated by Ted Mathot, Nate Stanton, Scott Morse, Mark Andrews, Louis Gonzales, Peter Sohn, Brian Larsen, Jeff Pidgeon, Derick Thompson, Sanjay Patel, Jennifer Chang, Angus Maclane, Robert Kondo, and others, cover by Mark Holmes.

From the heart of today's animation industry in E-Ville, California, new energy is pumped into the soul of the comics world with Afterworks 2! Presented here is pure passion on the page, stories too personal to be told in any other medium than comics, stories that touch a nerve and charm the soul. From fact based accounts of Falluja missile strikes to reinterpretations of classic myth, from Tokyo excursions to flights of fantasy, from brawlers to the Devil to hopelessly romantic musicians, Afterworks 2 is untainted storytelling that will be pulled off your shelf and reread time and again.

200 pages, $24.99, in stores on July 19.


Art and cover by Greg Capullo

This collection features many never seen before pieces and a behind the scenes tutorial. Containing Capullo's very best comics and illustration work, this stunning collection of drawings and paintings finally removes the text and logos from all those covers, and lets you take a good long look at the art itself.

120 pages, $29.95, in stores on July 12.


Written by Jeff Amano, art by Craig Rousseau, Wayne Faucher and Giulia Brusco, cover by Amano.

Grieving over the death of his only son, Gepetto mixes the new science of DNA with the age-old magic of the golem to resurrect his son. But in truth, he was never very close to Victor. And the anger that burns within the heart of the monster he birthed and created, destroys everything and everyone around him. Now, Gepetto must hunt his own son. The story of a man and a monster who through unspeakable horror find their way to becoming father and son for the very first time.

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on July 12.


Written and art by Doug Tennapel, cover by Joe Potter.

Preston Struck is an incompetent outlaw with a heart of fool's gold. He discovers an army of metal men bent on destroying central California. While Struck avoids any form of heroism, he gets a little help from a magical old shaman and his sidekick Sasquatch. Struck is going to need all the help he can get because he's deputized just as the mechanical men have take over the railroad and are mutating the train into a giant demonic iron monster.

160 pages, black and white, $17.99, in stores on July 12.


Written and art by Jimmie Robinson, colors by Angel Marin.

"Royal Flush, Queen High." In the twisted town of New Port City, the only thing the population of criminals and murderers need is the cruel icon of injustice and amoral behavior: Bomb Queen! But political outsider, Robert Woods, believes the citizens need peace and equality, so he does the unthinkable ­ brings a Hero to town. Will the war over New Port City bring democracy, or violent destruction? Collecting Bomb Queen #1-4, plus bonus material.

128 pages, $12.99.


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

As Commander Adam Archer begins to understand his galactic destiny, more secrets are revealed to him, including the origin of the universe and the mystery behind Iboga! A truly surreal collection of mind-bending stories featuring all-new adversaries like the Tormentor, King Janus and the Never! Not to mention fan-favorite baddies, Basil Cronus and Friedrich Nickelhead! Forget about any other so-called "cosmic" comics out there -- Godland is the 21st Century original! Collects #7-12.

152 pages, $14.99, in stores on July 25.


Written by James Hudnall, art and cover by Dan Brereton.

When a flying terrorist attempts to assassinate the president on Air Force one, it becomes clear that super-humans are living WMDs. A government agency is formed to monitor these "Psychos." Jake Riley is an agent assigned to watch them. But when he's betrayed by his own agency and his life is destroyed, Jake's only option is to become the very thing he hates. A Psycho. Collecting issues 1-3 of the classic DC series, now in development by Universal Pictures. Includes pre-production art by Brereton.

172 pages, $17.99, in stores on July 5.


By Todd McFarlane.

Own a piece of Spawn history: The lovingly re-colored cover to Spawn #2. Printed as an 11" x 17" image on 13" x 17" extra thick museum quality stock. Strictly limited to 250 pieces.

$19.99 (signed by McFarlane, $29.99).

ANT #7

Written, art and cover by Mario Gully.

"Moving On," Part Three. Defeated and crushed, Hannah must face Coldsnap again if she is to recover her lost limb. Meanwhile the rent is due and Dre is pressuring Hannah to move. Gadget Man has a plan but can he be trusted?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 19.


Written by Robert Kirkman, art by Tony Moore, Cory Walker and Val Staples, cover by Moore, Cliff Rathburn and Staples.

Double-sized issue. Santa has seen better days. God condemning the entire planet has put him out of business (surely condemned kids aren't good enough for presents) and he is NOT happy about that. Meanwhile, Jesus is depressed about all this holiday cheer overshadowing his birthday. They meet! They fight! It's Jesus vs. Santa ­ no holds barred!

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on July 12.


Written by Matt Fraction, art

Freshly escaped from another timeline and another life, Casanova Quinn is back in action as a double agent inside his father's secret E.M.P.I.R.E. His first mission back in the field sends him to the South American coastline to retrieve an E.M.P.I.R.E. deep cover agent that's lost his mind ­ but the sinister W.A.S.T.E. demands Cass put one in the back of the guy's head.

24 pages, $1.99, in stores on July 12.


Written by J.R. Rand, co-plotted by Jim Valentino, art and cover Juan E. Ferreyra.

"Revelations 3:4." War. With Emissary's appearance serving notice of a new world order, tensions long kept in check boil over into global bloodshed. As Emissary comes to understand the effects of his arrival, he is compelled to make a decision ­ will he go against a government that wants to keep the world's first superhuman under its control?

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on July 26.


Written by Rick Remender, art by Jerome Opena, cover by Tony Moore.

For the first time in eight years, Heath returns to Earth in a futile attempt to save his home planet from the scourge of an alien infestation. Once there, though, he finds little left to greet him.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 26.


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

There are two types of girls. Predator. And prey.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 19.


Written, art and wraparound cover by Mike Hawthorne.

Two more gangs, The Giant Midgets and God's Thugs, have joined in with the Egg's gang to take Bruce down! A Kung Fu onslaught of epic proportions is on deck, but will Bruce be left standing...or under someone's boot? The insane conclusion to the 100 page, all-action comic that has been called "a whirlwind captured and put to paper!"

36 pages, black and white, $3.50, in stores on July 5.


Written Neil Kleid, co-plotted by Jim Valentino, art and cover by Cafu.

"Blame Canada." Two months and life isn't any easier on the Intimidators: Astroman is still stranded and annoying, and looks like Canada's gone! While the world shrugs its shoulders, the White House rushes the team into outer space to recover America's greatest secret! What's so important about Area Q that they must resort to calling the Intimidators?

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on July 26.


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

The Re-animen strike! After months of careful planning and preparation D.A. Sinclair unleashes his undead automations on Upstate University. Luckily, a young man named Mark Grayson just happens to be attending classes there. He'll be able to do something to stop them ­ he's Invincible!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 19.


Written by Gerry Duggan and Brian Posehm, art by Rick Remender and Hilary Barta, cover by Remender.

"Season's Beatings." Santa screws things up with the Kid and gets beaten up by a bear. And a surprising name goes on the naughty list...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 19.


By Jim Alexander, Alex App, Brian Bolland, Jon Haward, Phil Hester, Frazer Irving, Paul Jenkins, Nathan Massengill Mike O'neill, James A. Owen, Brian Stelfreeze, R.G. Taylor and Danijel Zezelj, cover by Tom Seelig.

Today's top stars and tomorrow's fan favorites join together in presenting short stories that push the envelope and expand the mind.

64 pages, black and white, $5.99, in stores on July 26.


Written by Jay Faerber, art by Jon Bosco, cover by Gabe Bridwell.

Frost has the answers Rusty needs... but is Rusty asking the right questions? Plus, why is Race spending so much time with Celeste?

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


Written by Paul Jenkins, art and cover by Chris Moreno.

In this issue, Eddie, in an effort to make more money and make ends meet, tries life as a sidekick to four different and distinct heroes, each one crazier than the other! We meet the downtrodden Hobo for the first time, we marvel at the ingenuity of an automated "Escape Bear," Eddie gets lucky in an elevator, and our hero learns just how hard it is to cover up an eye injury. Confused? You will be.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on July 19.

PVP #28

Written, art and cover by Scott Kurtz.

Is Jade Pregnant with Brent's baby? This is the issue you don't want to miss!

24 pages, black and white, $2.99.


Written by Frank Espinosa and Marie Taylor, art and cover by Espinosa.

"Histories." The Journey continues. The fight for the future of the Hidden Sea begins! Birdmen against Giant Robots! War has broken out in the Hidden Sea! Rocketo and his team of explorers must once again do battle with the forces of Lucerne! As the giant army of Scarletto takes over the city in the Hidden Sea, Rocketo's life hangs in the balance!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.


Written by Felipe Ferreira, art and cover by Rafael Albuquerque.

"Penthouse Massacre." As Mr. Jagger once so cleverly stated:"War, children, it's just a shot away..." And the truth is... you can't go wrong with the Rolling Stones! After Albino Jensen was killed and someone attempted to do the same to Santo, it's time for our charming gangster, Dozer, to receive a little visit. And not a pleasant one, if you are wondering! Don't miss the shocking blood-soaked series finale as the gangsters clash and all the mysteries are finally unveiled!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 12.


Written, art and cover by Erik Larsen, variant cover by J.G. Jones.

It's Savage Dragon versus the over-the-top villains from Mark Millar's Wanted.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 26.


Written by Rick Remender and Kieron Dwyer, art by Paul Harmon, cover by Dwyer.

As Blackthroat did before him, Marco Esperanza is forced to face an ancient and terrible golem, buried deep below the long-hidden ruins of Mesopotamia.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 26.

SPAWN #160

Written by David Hine, art by Philip Tan and Danny Miki, cover by Tan and Todd McFarlane.

Spawn faces his greatest challenge: The Disciple. Armageddon is approaching fast and with Heaven's new recruits lining up for battle, Hell is going to need to swell its ranks too. And where is it going to find the cruelest, most ruthless, kick-ass SOB's on the face of the Earth? Burn, Hollywood, BURN!

32 pages, $2.95, in stores on July 26.


Written Aaron Williams and Scott Kurtz, art and cover by Giuseppe Ferrario.

It's the moment we've all been waiting for: Justin and Bailey's wedding! Unfortunately, several uninvited guests are literally crashing the party. Agent McGee is bringing his favorite armored assault vehicle, and an unexpected visitor from space is planning on taking the super-suit back whether Justin's stuck in it or not! Will the bride and groom survive to see their honeymoon?

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


Written by Murphy, art and cover by Mike Hawthorne.

This issue rackets up the violence with a stunning shootout in a cathedral... as our heroine goes on the run from friend and foe alike.

52 pages, black and white, $5.99, in stores on July 5.


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


32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on July 26.



Written by Ron Marz, penciled by Mike Choi and Adriana Melo, colored by Sonia Oback, covers by Marc Silvestri, Michael Turner/ Keu Cha, Mike Choi and Gonzo.

Witchblade reaches its 100th issue with a milestone story that will shake the book to its very core! New York City Police detective Sara Pezzini has been the wielder of the mystic weapon known as the Witchblade since issue #1. But Sara realizes nothing lasts forever as she faces a friend turned deadly enemy ... and only one of them will survive! Writer Ron Marz has been building to this story since the beginning of his acclaimed run, bringing closure to the past and setting the stage for the future. Outgoing penciler Mike Choi pulls out all the stops in his Witchblade swansong, joined by new regular artist Adriana Melo. Plus, a shocking ending you have to read to believe! The winds of change are blowing, bringing in a new era of Witchblade greatness!

48 pages, $4.99.


By various.

32 pages of art and ONLY art. No text, no ads. Covers, splashes, collectible cards, sketches -- the best of the best Witchblade art. See it here in unadulterated form. With 100 issues and a decade of work to choose from, you can bet this is going to be stunning! Featuring art by the top names in comics including Marc Silvestri, Michael Turner, Adam Hughes, Keu Cha, Chris Bachalo and more!

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by David Wohl, Michael Turner, Christina Z and Paul Jenkins, penciled by Turner, Randy Green and Keu Cha, inked by D-Tron, colored by Jonathan Smith and Steve Firchow.

There's nothing like going back to the beginning and reading it all over again -- issue #1-50 collected into one trade paperback. See how the Witchblade chose Sara and threw her into the chaotic world of the supernatural. Get the first appearances of Sara Pezzini, Ian Nottingham, Kenneth Irons and Jackie Estacado in one handy tome!

1,248 pages, $49.99.


Written by Ron Marz, penciled by Mike Choi, Keu Cha and Chris Bachalo, colored by Brian Buccellato and Sonia Oback.
Ron Marz continues his rave-receiving run in Witchblade issues #86-92. The enigmatic Curator continues to give Gleason and Sara just enough information to leave them with more questions until the origin of the Blade is revealed to Sara in issue #92. Keu Cha, Chris Bachalo, Mike Choi, Brandon Peterson, Marc Silvestri, Eric Basaldua, Francis Manapul, Darwyn Cooke, J. Michael Linsner, Bart Sears, Luke Ross and George Perez join together to create one of the most beautiful stories of Witchblade history.

192 pages, $14.99.


Written by Ron Marz, art and cover by Pat Lee.

Cyberforce was born thanks to having the DNA of an alien race spliced into their genes. Now the team may very well die at the hands of those same god-like aliens! As the alien mothership nears earth, Cyberforce must be at full strength to have any chance of winning the coming battle, and that means finding powerhouse Impact and convincing him to rejoin the team. Of course, first Ripclaw and his teammates must survive an aerial dogfight, and face off against deadly mechanized warriors. Ron Marz and Pat Lee continue the rebirth of Top Cow's team supreme!

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by David Wohl, penciled by James Raiz, colored by Kevin Senft.

Statesman and the Freedom Phalanx must team up with the mysterious new hero known as Foreshadow, as well as the rest of his team, to face the Banished Pantheon and hundreds of super-powered villains!!! But what is the Pantheon's plan? And what does it have to do with the Circle of Thorns and an ancient and powerful scroll? These answers and many others will begin to be revealed in this issue.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by David Wohl, penciled by Bing Casion, colored by Haberlin Studios.

Young, smart and beautiful, Grace Stokes had the perfect life. At 32 years old, she'd already accomplished what most people could only dream of. First as a multiple-record-setting X-Games champion, and most recently as sole designer and president of her own clothing company, Grace was an icon for a generation. But on a fateful trip to Japan, Grace discovered that she was no ordinary person‹she was one in a long line of special individuals known as The Innocents. Blessed with unbelievable abilities, the Innocents are living embodiments of Yin and Yang and, unfortunately for Grace, somebody wants them dead.

32 pages, $2.99.

E-mail the Continuum at

Return to the Continuum home page

Copyright © 2006, The Comics Continuum