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MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2008

BOOM! STUDIOS FOR APRIL

THE GODFATHER CHRONICLES #2

By Mark Waid and Greg Scott.

The second chapter in the five-part tale chronicling the untold battle between Don Corleone and outside forces for control of New York's underworld! Just how loyal are the Don's lieutenants -- and, more importantly, how loyal are his sons when they could lose everything near and dear to them? Features alternate covers, including one by Bill Sienkiewicz, distributed in a 50/50 split.

24 pages, $3.99.

ZOMBIE TALES #1

By various.

The award-winning undead anthology rises from the grave -- and this time it's monthly! Join top writers Joe R. Lansdale, Steve Niles and Academy Award nominee Kim Krizan for a trio of undead tales that will rot your head away! More great Zombie stories from more great writers and artists that you know and love.

24 pages, $3.99.

ZOMBIE TALES TP

By various.

The best-selling zombie anthology finally gets collected, featuring work from the best of the best: material written by Mark Waid, Keith Giffen, Eureka creator Andrew Cosby, Transformers the Movie writer John Rogers, Eureka TV show writer Johanna Stokes, Fall of Cthulhu writer Michael Alan Nelson, and more! Artists featured are a non-stop constellation of names: Keith Giffen, Fallen Angel's J.K. Woodward, Painkiller Jane's Lee Moder, 100 Bullets' Dave Johnson, Mark Badger, and many many more! This edition collects Zombie Tales #1, Zombie Tales: Oblivion, and Zombie Tales: The Dead.

144 pages, $14.99.

CTHULHU TALES #2

By Steve Niles, Michael Alan Nelson and various.

Steve Niles and Michael Alan Nelson are aboard the new monthly series that readers demanded, based on the fan-favorite, critically-acclaimed anthology! Yes, Cthulhu Tales is back -- and this time it's monthly!

24 pages, $3.99.

FALL OF CTHULHU #12

By Michael Alan Nelson.

Continuing a brand new story arc! Sheriff Raymond Dirk hunts for the killer that only teenage Lucy has seen! Can Sheriff Dirk find the mysterious "Gray Man" before he kills again? Or are Lucy's prophecies of doom destined to come true?

24 pages, $3.99.

JENNY FINN: DOOM MESSIAH HC

By Mike Mignola, Troy Nixey, and Farel Dalrymple.

Finally collected in a hardcover volume! From the mind of Mike Mignola, creator of Hellboy, comes this Lovecraftian tale of a mysterious girl who arrives in Victorian England leaving carnage in her wake. Is she evil incarnate or a misled child?

128 pages, black and white, $29.99.

2 GUNS TP

By Steven Grant and Mat Santolouco.

A pulp story about cops and thieves and the men that are something in between. Trench has targeted a local bank to rob, and asked Steadman in on the job. Trench figures it's a great way to score -- considering it's a cover for mob money. They'll be thieves ripping off thieves. But what Steadman doesn't know is that Trench is a DEA agent. And what Trench doesn't know is that Steadman's a Naval Intelligence officer. They're both cops! And neither one knows that they're not robbing the mob, they've been set up to steal $50 million from the CIA! A light-hearted crime romp in the vein of Ocean's Thirteen and The Italian Job from comics legend, Steven Grant!

128 pages, $14.99.

SCHMOBOTS TP

By Adam Rifkin and Les Toil.

Celebrated director Adam Rifkin (Detroit Rock City) pairs with pin-up artist supreme Les Toil to create Schmobots! In an world where man needs robots to do menial labor, a city decides to contract with the lowest bidder in order to create its army workforce. But the whole thing backfires and the robots end up being lazy and stupid -- with attitude. So what do you call these slacker robots? They're a bunch of Schmobots! A darkly funny tale of passion, romance, and sexy-time! Once you go chrome, you never go home!

128 pages, $14.99.

FOUNDATION #5

By John Rozum and Chee.

Nostradamus predicted the rise of Napoleon, the rise of Hitler, the Apollo landing and 9/11. Now, in the present, his Foundation works to save mankind from the greatest threats he predicted still to come. The conclusion.

24 pages, $3.99.

NORTH WIND #5

By David DiGilio and Alex Cal.

In the future, global warming has wrought havoc with the world's climate and triggered a new Ice Age. Into this dark future, a hero is born on the glacier above what was once Los Angeles!

24 pages, $3.99.

WARHAMMER: CONDEMNED BY FIRE #2

By Dan Abnett, Ian Edginton and Rahsan Ekedal.

Having single-handedly put the Chaos-corrupted inhabitants of Loughville to the sword and flame, Witch Hunter Magnus Gault backtracks along the tainted river to find the source of the corruption. Gault's quest ends at the village of Mittlesedorf, which he finds miraculously untouched. However, there is a worm in the rotten-apple, and even Gault may not be a match for the foes that await him!

24 pages, $3.99.

BLOOD BOWL: KILLER CONTRACT #1

By Matt Forbeck and Lads Helloven.

Welcome to the hyper-violent hilarity of Blood Bowl, the mini-series that puts the fantasy (as in elves, dwarfs, orcs, and ogres) back into football! Blood Bowl novelist Matt Forbeck brings his trademark twisted blend of humor and action to the first-ever Blood Bowl comic book, featuring the now-legendary Bad Bay Hackers in a grudge match against the ever-evil Orcland Raders! Join the Hackers as they begin their brutal march to their next championship game, filled with spiked balls, corrupt refs, and giant-sized barrels of Bugman's XXXXXX!

24 pages, $3.99.



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