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FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2008



By Pia Guerra, John Reppion, Leah Moore, David Mack, Mike Dringenberg, Colleen Doran, Jonathan Hickman, James Owen, Eric Canete, Ted Mckeever, Jock, Antony Johnston, Dame Darcy and more than 70 more, edited by Rantz A. Hoseley, cover by Jason Levesque.

Over 80 of the best creators from every style and genre, have contributed over 50 stories to this anthology featuring stories inspired by the songs of multi-platinum recording artist, Tori Amos. Featuring an introduction by Neil Gaiman, with stories by creators such as Carla Speed Mcneil, Mark Buckingham, C.B. Cebulski, Nikki Cook, Hope Larson, John Ney Reiber, Ryan Kelly and many others, Comic Book Tattoo encapsulates the breadth, depth and beauty of modern comics in this coffee table format book.

480 pages, $29.99 (Limited signed and numbered hardcover, $149.99), in stores on July 16.


Written by Rick Remender, art by Peter Bergting, covers by Bergting, Frazetta and Nat Jones.

Pulp fantasist Remender spins the untold adventures of Teddy Roosevelt, Rough Rider, President of the United States and paranormal investigator as he uncovers a plot concocted by a band of nefarious aliens in cahoots with a malevolent ancient Mayan demon to eradicate humanity and claim Earth for their own purposes. A merging of The X-Files, Ghostbusters, and Indiana Jones, Creatures promises high-adventure starting one of America's greatest heroes of the early twentieth century brought to four-color life by Sweden's Bergting.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 30.


Written by Howard M. Shum, art by Matteo Scalera and Oscar Celestini, cover by Scalara, Mike Wieringo and Shum.

Four intergalactic highly skilled female bounty hunters pursue an elusive prey. They end up going through a wormhole and crashing on a weird alien planet. They now have bigger concerns such as giant killer robots and crazy aliens.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 2.


Written by Joe Kelly, art and cover by Jm Ken Niimura.

Barbara Thorson is your new hero: A quick-witted, sharp-tongued fifth-grader who isn't afraid of anything. Why would she be..? After all, she's the only girl in school who carries a Norse war hammer in her purse and kills giants for a living... At least, that's what she'll tell youbut where does the fantasy end and reality begin in the heart of this troubled girl? And what if she's telling the truth?

Brought to life with unexpected tenderness, I Kill Giants is the bittersweet story of a young girl struggling to conquer monsters both real and imagined as her carefully constructed world crumbles at the feet of giants bigger than any one child can handle.

24 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on July 9.


Written by Daniel Brereton, art by Brereton, Viktor Kalachev and Ruben Martinez, cover by Brereton.

Celebrate the return of Nocturnals with three rings of savagery in Nocturnals: Carnival of Beasts. In the fully painted "Beasts", Doc Horror unleashes an inner demon while settling an old score with a viper's nest of disturbed scientists. "The Scrimshaw Crown" follows amphibian girl, Starfish, tracking a haunted sea monster. In "Candy Butchers," Halloween Girl, the Gunwitch and Polychrome encounter toothsome carnies.

64 pages, $6.99, in stores on July 23.


Written by Ed Brubaker, Darwyn Cooke, Garth Ennis, Mark Evanier and Mark Millar, art by Sergio Aragones, Darwyn Cooke, John Paul Leon, Sean Phillips and Darick Robertson, covers by J. Scott Campbell and Mike Mignola.

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and Image Comics team for an all-new 32-page, full color comic book crammed cover-to-cover with work by many of today's top creative talents. This mature readers anthology is printed in a high quality format and features all-new stories of The Boys and Criminal as well as all-new creations from some of your favorite artists. All proceeds benefit the CBLDF and their efforts to protect your creative rights!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 23.


By James Kochalka, Ryan Ottley, Dean Haspiel, Jim Rugg, Frank Espinosa, Erik Larsen, Paul Maybury, Jamie S. Rich, Corey Lewis, John Reppion, Leah Moore, Danny Hellman and more, edited by Mark Andrew Smith and Joe Keatinge, cover by Paul Pope.

The original graphic mixtape returns in a new volume, once again mashing up the next generation of cartoonists with the some of the medium's finest in stories covering nearly every genre and style imaginable!

460 pages, $29.99, in stores on July 16.


Written by Howard Chaykin, art by Chaykin, James Sherman, Pat Broderick and Rick Burchett, cover by Chaykin.

Aavailable for the first time as a deluxe hardcover collecting the series' first groundbreaking story arc! Plus: Additional cover paintings and promotional pieces by Chaykin, a Michael Chabon introduction, an afterword by Jim Lee, and as a special bonus -- a brand-new American Flagg! story written and illustrated by Chaykin exclusively for this edition! Collects American Flagg! #1-14

440 pages, $49.99 (Limited signed and numbered, $69.99).


Written by Robert Kirkman, art and cover by Jason Howard.

When Gary Hampton is mauled and left for dead--his life takes a drastic turn. Gary is cursed: When the moon is full he transforms into a beast of the night, a werewolf. This curse will not be used for evil -- witness the birth of the world's most unlikely new superhero: Wolf-Man! Brought to you by the writer of The Walking Dead and Invincible! Collects The Astounding Wolf-Man #1-7.

176 pages, $14.99, in stores on July 30.


Written by Ryan Rubio, art and cover by Thomas Boatwright.

Collects the sold-out ShadowLine series "The Haunting of Hernesburg", as well as the never-before-seen series "The Curse of Wallace Manor"! Plus, it includes two unpublished tales of Ridley and Falstaff: "The Inconvenience Store" and "Let's All Die in the Lobby!" This volume truly is a must have for all fans of humor and horror.

184 pages, black and white, $16.99, in stores on July 9.


Written by Richard Starkings, art by Moritat, wraparound cover by Boo Cook.

The story of the war to end all wars now in one volume! The prequel to Image's hit series, Elephantmen finds Africa and China at war. The battlefield: Europe, recently devastated by a lethal virus. Enter: Mappo's soldiers, The Elephantmen. Even in the face of blistering resistance, it seems that nothing can stop Mappo's advance across France to the North. But as Hip Flask comes face to face with the last vestiges of humanity in the frozen Scandinavian wastes, he discovers that only the dead see the end of warfare. Collects Elephantmen: War Toys #1-3.

104 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on July 23.


Written by Michael Allred, art and cover by Michael Allred and Laura Allred.

"Existential Exits." Clear the decks! Move beyond the past and leap into the future! This if the first collection from Michael Allred's acclaimed and groundbreaking new Madman series. Many story elements from the Madman mythos fulfill their promise in this volume containing the first seven issues of Madman Atomics Comics including the "Madman IN Space!" arc and the now legendary "Swiped From Dimension X" issue. Everything you need to know about where Frank "Madman" Einstein came from and where he's going are contained herein. So anyone who wants to ride the Madman rocket can strap in and launch into the stratosphere with this super ginchy tome! Collects Madman Atomic Comics #1-7.

160 pages, $17.99, in stores on July 23.


Written by David Hine, art by Brian Haberlin, Bing Cansino and Geirrod Van Dyke, cover by Brian Haberlin and Van Dyke.

This all-new collection features the most critically acclaimed issues of Spawn in years. If you haven't been picking up Spawn you should and this is a fantastic place to start. Includes the stunningly painted Gunslinger story arc! Collects Spawn #170-175.

144 pages, $14.95, in stores on July 30.

'76 #7

Written by B. Clay Moore and Seth Peck, art by Ed Taden and Tigh Walker, cover by Tadem.

Jackie Karma takes his fight to the rooftops of New York City, where the most unexpected ambush of all tests all of his abilities. In COOL, Pete and Cherry hatch a plan to spring Leon while Jimmy and Caesar "interrogate" Detective Logan. Meanwhile, Davey is still dead.

32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on July 2.


Written, art and cover by Bob LeFevre.

The mysterious Ruse reveals his true identity, only to leave Medusa with a stone cold choice that forces her to decide between love or death -- with the fate of the Ancient Gods in the balance! The conclusion to the mini-series!

32 pages, $3.50, in store on July 23.


Written by Claudio Sanchez, art and cover by Tony Moore.

"The Second Stage Turbine Blade," Part VI. Mariah Antillera makes a daring escape from Dil-Ariuth IX, but the rebellion may be doomed if Inferno can't help Coheed and Cambria defeat Admiral Crom. General Mayo Deftinwolf lands his ships on Paris: Earth, but his increasing paranoia may destroy his plan for the Flies. Claudio deals with the hellish conditions of Shylos 10 -- but will Ambellina be able to find him before the Onstantine Priests? Tensions run high and power levels are out of control as "The Amory Wars" continues.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 2.


Written by Robert Kirkman, art and cover by Jason Howard.

Now monthly! After the status quo altering events of the last issue, Gary Hampton, The Astounding Wolf-Man sets out in search of the creature responsible for the wreck his life has become: The Elder. This issue marks the beginning of a new story arc, picking up right where The Astounding Wolf-Man Vol. 1 left off a perfect jumping on point for new readers!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 30.


Written, art and cover by Jimmie Robinson.

"The Divine Comedy," part three. Bomb Queen licks her wounds after her defeat by the hero, White Knight. But she plots her revenge using the fanboys from Cape-Watch to uncover the hero's secret power. Meanwhile New Port City moves to dethrone the Queen and we see the debut of a new super heroine!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on July 16.

BRIT #10

Written by Bruce Brown, art by Nate Bellegarde and Andy Kuhn, cover by Ryan Ottley and Kelsey Shannon, edited by Robert Kirkman.

It's the brawl to end them all! Brit! Invincible! Donald! Wolf-Man! Tech Jacket! Locked in battle with The Emperor! The fate of Other Earth rests in the balance but if the world falls -- could our universe be next?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 9.


Written by Joe Casey, art and cover by Andy Suriano.

Funky stage magician, Chuck Amok and his trusty show rabbit, Caesar, find themselves in a realm where magic is real -- and it's all worth fighting over! Demon Empty's patsy plan is moving along make room for the Dancing Swami Revue and the mythical creature they conjure up with their fancy footwork. And is there any giant magic chick hotter than Donnarama?

24 pges, $2.50, in stores on July 16.


Written by Joseph Michael Linsner and Eva Hopkins, art and cover by Linsner.

"Fall From Grace." Ivory struggles with the real-world implications of being a vampire & having fresh blood on her hands, while trying to figure out why it happened. Her best friend Samson turns away from her as Ivory returns to the vampire's underground club. Ivory's quest leads her to the lair of voluptuous vampire villainess, Marie Antoinette.

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


Written by Antony Johnston, art and cover by Ben Templesmith.

Real space. Real terror. Continuing the prequel horror series to Electronic Arts' upcoming deep space survival horror game,. The infection has begun! The colonists of Aegis VII begin a desperate fight for survival in the face of the necromorph onslaught, as the true scope of their fate becomes clear. Can anyone escape before the colony is overrun?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 2.

DYNAMO 5 #15

Written by Jay Faerber, art and cover by Mahmud A. Asrar and Ron Riley.

Scrap is left to defend Tower City by herself when the rest of the team is busy attending to more important matters. But what's more important than defending Tower City?

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on July 16.


Written by Phil Hester, art and cover by Andy Kuhn.

The first action packed arc nears its earthshaking climax. The violent world of Belloc starts to threaten Duncan's adopted hometown. Duncan has sworn to defend his friends and family, but will he have to become a murderer to do it? Should appeal to fans of Invincible and Runaways.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 9.


Written by Jay Faerber, art and cover by Jon Sommariva and FColor.

Aided by a mysterious ally, Gemini goes rogue, and becomes hunted by The Constellation, the very organization that gave him his powers.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on July 2.


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

Book 25: The Mother Cutter. The final year of Godland begins here! And if you thought the first two years were cosmically surreal, you ain't seen nothing yet! Adam Archer has an all-new mission to breach the final frontier in the greatest rescue mission ever attempted! And introducing Leviticus and Vayikra!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 30.


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

Fightmaster and Drop Kick return! They're back from the future to alter the past -- can Invincible stop them or will he be lost in the time stream forever? Also in this issue: Kid Omni-Man saves the day!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 2.


Written, art and cover by Paul Grist.

Sommerset Stone is a hunter, and his prey is The Claw - and just when Ben Kulmer thought things couldn't get any worse... Plus! A bonus story featuring The Eternal Warrior!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on July 16.


Written by Jerry Frissen, art by Bill, Dobi, Fabien M, Tanquerelle, Witko and Ohm, cover by Bill.

Diablo Loco's missing. The Luchadores 5 go to Huntington Beach to find him. Can they deny their lust for bikini-clad ladies to save their masked comrade? Tequila battles the legendary Bigfoot. Discover our heroes' traumatic childhoods in Los Triplicados. The Tikitis try to stop the psychotic experiments of a mad scientist. The Luchadoritos pass time. Profesor Furia passes gas.

64 pages, $6.99, in stores on July 9.


Written by Michael Allred, art and cover by Michael Allred and Laura Allred.

"Phantoms of Paradise." Frank "Madman" Einstein is provided the chance to learn about his parents from his previous life, but first he has to complete a dangerous mission. He must survive the night in a mansion that is said to be haunted! Will he survive? What do you think? If he does, what will be the cost?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 23.


Written by Bryan J.L. Glass and Michael Avon Oeming, art nad cover by Oeming.

As bitter dissension is revealed within the Templar priesthood, Lord Wotan himself makes a powerful public declaration regarding Karic's destiny. Cassius is entrusted with a secret mission, and a sacred task he no longer believes in. While in the Shining City, King Icarus prepares for his coming ascendancy to godhood, rat druids seek to unlock the magic contained within the swords of fallen Templar, and "One-Arm" Leito and the mice slaves come face to face with the frightening power of the Snake God.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 30.


Written by Jay Faerber, art and cover by Yildiray Cinar and Ron Riley.

The Nobles are attacked from all sides, as they finally come face-to-face with the traitor in their ranks. But is there more than one traitor...?

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on July 16.


Written by Todd Dezago, art and cover by Craig Rousseau, variant cover by Jason Armstrong.

"Triangle," part 4. As things heat up with the Mothmen in the Bermuda Triangle, things get crazy at Bedlma when the Chief calls for a complete evacuation of the entire facility! Meanwhile, Arisa, MG, and Hammerskold find themselves trapped in an all-too-familiar -- and volatile! -- dimension with very little chance for survival! Also, Armstrong lends his talents to a tale of Hammerskold's Red Team as they take on the dreaded Aswang!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on July 2.


Written by Clark Westerman, art and cover by Kody Chamberlain.

PRETTY Boy Floyd, BABY Face Nelson and MACHINE Gun Kelly go after Capone only to realize, perhaps too late, that it has not been Big AL who has been causing each of member of the gangster trio such misery! But, if not Big Al, then who -- and why? The stunning conclusion to the greatest gangster movie never made!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on July 2.


Written by Alex Grecian, art and cover by Riley Rossmo.

"Thunderbirds are Go," part 1. Are there angels in America's corn belt? That's what Proof's going to find out. Meanwhile, Ginger Brown returns to New York where she meets a golem. Again.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 23.


Written by Jonathan Hickman, art and cover by Ryan Bodenheim.

"Liberty." As things on Earth grow dire, we learn the history of Mars and the events that shaped his life. How does a man become king? How does a king become a god? How does a god become human?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 9.


Written, art and cover by Erik Larsen.

From the pages of Godland comes Adam Archer! Savage Dragon travels to New York and all-out action is the end result.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 30.


Written by Harold Sipe, art and cover by Hector Casanova.

They totally got the band back together. The dark rat pack assembles again, at last. Who's gained the most weight? Who drives the nicest car? Questions abound as the filming of "Monsterhunter 3000" begins. Will the gang get through a tough shoot without reverting to type? Monsters get their monster on! Chock full of actual monster action!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 9.

SPAWN #183

Written by David Hine, art and cover by Brian Haberlin.

In this issue: The most stunning revelation ever seen in the pages of Spawn! Behind the scenes of human history, one man has been pulling the strings. Now at last, Mammon's plans come to deadly fruition.

32 pages, $2.95, in stores on July 30.


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

Dara has found Zakros. But that was the easy part.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 30.

VIX #2

Written by Rantz A. Hosely, art and cover by Matthew Humphries.

"A Sort of Fairytale." In this explosive issue, the comfortable life Vix knew is torn away. Unwillingly, she is thrust into the public eye in order to save her friends, and must face the terrible truth that she may have been betrayed by the person she believed in the most.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on July 23.


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

To the rescue.

32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on July 16.


Written by Mark Millar, art and cover by Tony Harris.

"Boot Camp!" The road to war continues as our country's newest recruits train to become the super soldiers of tomorrow, but not everyone makes it out alive!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 30.


Written by Todd Nauck, art by Nauck, Ray-Anthony Height and Joey Maso, cover by Nauck.

The last 16 of the exclusive WildGuard Internet comic strips are presented in the conclusion of this miniseries. Also this issue, Snapback recalls the day he told two of his fellow Tri-County Power Patrol members he was auditioning for WildGuard. The "Where Are They Now?" feature spotlights rejected contenders, Strong-Bot and Running Girl.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on July 9.


Written by Joe Casey, art by Derec Donovan, covers by Donovan and Rob Liefeld.

The new Youngblood experiences its first trial by fire! Meanwhile, the Televillain continues his reign of terror -- and it will be televised! The question is, which heroes will get to him first? Plus, Badrock faces the challenge of his life! The new media onslaught continues!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 30.

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