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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2008

BOOM! STUDIOS FOR DECEMBER

EUREKA #1

By Andrew Cosby, Brendan Hay and Diego Barreto, covers by J.K. Woodward.

TV's smash sci-fi hit comes to BOOM! In what Eureka creator Andrew Cosby calls "Season 1.5, " Cosby and writer Brendan Hay (The Daily Show) bring all-new stories from everybody's favorite town of eccentric geniuses! Things start off with a bang when something menacing escapes from Global Dynamics, and it has a target! It's up to Carter and Jo to put together the pieces, but will elements from Jo's past stop her from getting the job done?

24 pages, $3.99.

HEXED #1

By Michael Alan Nelson and Emma Rios, covers by Rios and Joe Pekar.

It's said there's no honor amongst thieves. Add to that a thief operating in the occult underground, and it's whole different kind of nasty! Luci Jenifer Inacio Das Neves, Lucifer for short, takes a new job that will expose her to the macabre underbelly of the city, and a secret that she'd rather nobody know.

24 pages, $3.99.

STUART & KATHRYN IMMONEN'S NEVER BAD AS YOU THINK HC

By Kathryn Immonen and Stuart Immonen.

A fascinating original graphic novel! Never As Bad As You Think tracks the alarming failures of paranoid urbanites, murderous waitstaff, heart-broken ambulance drivers, mariachi bands, talking cats and dogs, people who like cake, and many who wield knives for a variety of purposes. This full-color printing contains all 52 strips from the Immonens' year-long web project along with two new strips and fresh, revealing bios in a perfect-bound deluxe edition hardcover designed by the House of Immonen. A gorgeous collection in a handsome limited edition!

64 pages, $15.99.

THE REMNANT #1

By Stephen Baldwin, Andrew Cosby, Caleb Monroe and Julian Totino Tedesco, covers by Tedesco and Paul Azaceta.

When natural disasters erupt around the world and people start to vanish, CIA agent David Sacker is pulled into a dangerous mystery that will challenge everything he knows about reality!

24 pages, $3.99.

HERO SQUARED: LOVE & DEATH #1

By J.M. DeMatteis and Joe Abraham, covers by Abraham and Ming Doyle.

It's the return of Captain Valor, his parallel-world alter-ego, Milo, and at least one homicidal ex-girlfriend! DeMatteis' and Abraham's geeeenius super-hero series Hero Squared is back for a three-issue finale that will leave you gobsmacked!

24 pages, $3.99.

LAST REIGN: KINGS OF WAR #3

By Walt Becker, Michael Alan Nelson and Ed Estevez, covers by Karl Richardson and John Nofsinger.

Director Walt Becker (Van Wilder) comes to BOOM! in a big way with his sci-fi/fantasy tale of knights in a post-apocalyptic future! Darius and the descendants of the Eight go head-to-head with the Duke's forces and the Sinclarian priests!

24 pages, $3.99.

GALVESTON #4

By Tom Peyer, Mark Rahner and Greg Scott, covers by Jeffrey Spokes and Scott.

Taken straight from the history books, as Jean Lafitte and Jim Bowie team up to defend Galveston, Texas from threats big and small. Didn't they teach you about this in high school history class?

24 pages, $3.99.

ZOMBIE TALES #9

By Kim Krizan, John R. Fultz and Jon Reed, covers by Shane Oakley and Patrick Ballesteros.

Oscar-nominated writer Kim Krizan returns to the pages of Zombie Tales with a sequel to issue one's "Spring 2061," about human resistance fighters in a world overrun by the undead! Also: "The Last Hit," a tale of gangsters and the underworld -- the true underworld -- by writer John R. Fultz!

24 pages, $3.99.

CTHULHU TALES #10

By Michael Alan Nelson, Raven Gregory and Drew Rausch.

Nelson pens a special tale of creeping chaos that ties directly into the events of the Fall of Cthulhu: Apocalypse series, providing new insights and background into that epic tale! Also: "The Zoo," written by Gregory.

24 pages, $3.99, covers by Shane Oakley and Crank.

FALL OF CTHULHU: APOCALYPSE #2

By Michael Alan Nelson and Mark Dos Santos, covers by Jeffrey Spokes and TBA.

The Apocalypse is upon us! The culmination of the sweeping storyline that began in the original Fall of Cthulhu series comes to a head in Apocalypse as the ultimate war between gods and men is upon us!

24 pages, $3.99.

FARSCAPE #2

By Rockne O'Bannon, Keith R.A. DeCandido and Tommy Patterson, covers by Joe Corroney and Dennis Calero.

Farscape creator Rockne O'Bannon continues his creation in comic-book form right where The Peacekeeper Wars left off! Conflicts erupt on Rygel's home planet of Hyneria! Jothee and Chiana join their egocentric little pal on a mission to regain his throne! Do the comics tie into Sci-Fi Channel's upcoming webisodes? You know it, 'Scapers!

24 pages, $3.99.

FALL OF CTHLUHU: GODWAR TP

By Michael Alan Nelson and Mark Dos Santos.

The final conflict between the Elder Gods and all of humanity reaches its climax, and the Earth hangs in the balance! This volume collects the four-issue Fall of Cthulhu: Godwar series, prequel to the current Fall of Cthulhu: Apocalypse!

128 pages, $15.99.

CTHULHU TALES VOLUME 3: CHAOS OF THE MIND TP

By various.

Collecting issues 5-8 of the anthology Cthulhu Tales! A dozen short stories by some of today's best horror writers and artists as they harness the power of the H.P. Lovecraft mythos with tales of modern terror!

128 pages, $15.99.

HIGH ROLLERS TP

By Gary Phillips and Sergio Carrera.

Crime does pay! Meet Cameron Quinn, a ruthless upstart out to make a name for himself in the underworld of Los Angeles! Award-winning mystery novelist Gary Phillips (High Hand, Bangers) shines a harsh light on the action and drama of the L.A. underworld with this inner-city spin on The Sopranos! Collects High Rollers #1-4.

128 pages, $15.99.

STATION TP

By Johanna Stokes and Leno Carvalho.

The International Space Station the crowning achievement of mankind's space program, assembled and maintained by the governments of the world's five greatest superpowers -- and the site of the ultimate locked-room mystery as one of seven astronauts aboard has targeted the others for death! Collects Station #1-4.

128 pages, $15.99.

SEEKERS INTO THE MYSTERY TP

By J.M. DeMatteis, Glenn Barr and Jon J. Muth.

Collecting the first five issues of the out-of-print Vertigo series! Angels and aliens, faeries and demons, alternate realities and multiple personalities. Once Lucas Hart would have laughed at these things, but when this cynical, burned-out screenwriter's repressed memories of the past invade his present, Hart's vision of reality is completely shattered. Now he's on a quest to find the Magician whose legacy of mystery and hope might move the human race to the next level.

128 pages, $15.99.

THE LAST ONE TP

By J.M. DeMatteis and Dan Sweetman.

Collecting the out-of-print Vertigo series! Myrwann is the last of the immortals, driven by a need to help save lost souls. From his home in New York's East Village, he takes in the lonely, the abused, or the forgotten, healing them when he can -- but at what cost to himself?

192 pages, $24.99.

WARHAMMER: FIRE AND HONOR

By Graham McNeill and Tony Parker.

The all-out climactic battle between Blazer Company's Hellhounds and the Tau's diabolical xenos machinery with flames and mayhem ruling the day! In the middle of all this action the turncoat behind the Blazer Company's suffering is revealed. And he has no idea what he just stepped into! Collecting the mini-series. Available in Softcover and Limited Edition Hardcover.

Hardcover, 128 pages, $49.99; Softcover, 128 pages, $16.99.

WARHAMMER: CROWN OF DESTRUCTION #4

By Kieron Gillen and Dwayne Harris, covers by Kevin Hopgood and Ryan Stegman.

As the Skaven chitter ominously around the tattered Empire army, Greatsword Frohlich finally wrestles answers from the Necromancer Brecht. The reason behind the Clan Skyre scurrying forth with their foul warpstone engines is revealed! There are worse things than Skaven abroad in the Empire!

24 pages, $3.99.

WARHAMMER 40,000: DEFENDERS OF ULTRAMAR #2

By Graham McNeill and Kevin Hopgood, covers by David Esbri.

Discover one of the fiercest fighting Chapters in the Universe: The Ultramarines 4th Company! Sergeant Learchus must take twenty-five newly recruited Battle Brothers on their first engagement, as they embark on an investigation of the lost patrol ship Guilliman's Honour. What was a routine mission becomes much more when 4th Company encounters one of the Imperium's deadliest enemies!

32 pages, $3.99.

WARHAMMER 40,000: ONLY WAR OMNIBUS SC

By various.

In the 41st Century there is only war! Collecting Damnation Crusade, Blood and Thunder, and Fire and Honour, this book features relentless war and mayhem seared across its 400+ page count! The Black Templars, Orks, and Imperial Guard all fight their respective enemies with no compromise and no remorse! Don't miss out on this monument to the majesty and insanity that marks the world of Warhammer 40,000! Creators include Dan Abnett, Ian Edginton, Graham McNeill, Lui Antonio, Greg Boychuck, and Tony Parker.

400 pages, $24.99.

WARHAMMER: BLOOD OF THE EMPIRE OMNIBUS SC

By various.

When the hordes of Chaos threaten the Empire's land, it is only the bravest, strongest and most cunning that pledge their loyalty to the Empire and fight! This 400+ page collection features all of Forge of War, Condemned by Fire, and Crown of Destruction. See the stories that confirm that Sigmar's might resonates within those who shed blood in battle for the cause! Creators include Dan Abnett, Ian Edginton, Kieron Gillen, Rahsan Ekedal, and Dwayne Harris.

400 pages, $24.99.



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