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SATURDAY, JANUARY 24, 2009

BOOM! STUDIOS FOR APRIL

FALL OF CTHULHU: NEMESIS #1

Written by Michael Alan Nelson, art by Mateus Santolouco, covers by Jeffrey Spokes and Chuck BB.

Fall of Cthulhu returns with Nemesis, an epic origin story revealing the secret history behind Nyarlathotep's favorite companion. Who is Nemesis you ask? Get this book and find out!

24 pages, $3.99.

MR. STUFFINS #1 (NEW EDITION)

Written by Andrew Cosby and Johanna Stokes, art by Axel Medellin, covers by David Petersen and Joe Abraham.

"My teddy bear's a secret agent!" When a scientist succeeds in creating Artificial Intelligence, he discovers to his horror that the government plans on making it a weapon. On the run, he hides the program inside a mechanical toy bear. An unsuspecting family buys the toy bear and a little boy discovers a new best friend -- a cute, cuddly toy bear who's got all the moves of James Bond! Chaos, fun, and mayhem ensue, from the Eureka creator Andrew Cosby and writer Johanna Stokes! All over the country, the original edition of Mr. Stuffins #1 has sold out at convention after convention as fans asked, "When will issue #2 come out?" Well the bear is back in a completely re-drawn and re-colored first issue with all new art from Axel Medellin and guaranteed this time to be on-time and on-schedule!

24 pages, $3.99.

IRREDEEMABLE #1

Written by Mark Waid, art by Peter Krause, covers by John Cassaday and Barry Kitson.

A new original ongoing superhero series from Mark Waid! Irredeemable dares to ask the question: what if the world's greatest hero decided to become the world's greatest villain? A "twilight of the superheroes"-style story that examines super-villains from the writer of Kingdom Come and Empire! With a special afterword by Grant Morrison.

32 pages, $3.99.

CAPED #2

Written by Josh Lobis and Darin Moiselle, art by Yair Herrera, covers by Saumin Patel and Joe Quinones.

Think your boss is tough? Try working for a superhero! Millions would kill to be a superhero's personal assistant like Jimmy Lohman. But not Jimmy! He's getting a glimpse of the seedy side of spandex life, as he walks among the sex-crazed and foul-mouthed superhero set Jimmy discovers clues to a strange conspiracy.

24 pages, $3.99.

HERO SQUARED: LOVE AND DEATH #3

Written by Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis, art by Nathan Watson.

The final (probably), absolute (pretty much) last (finally!) issue of Hero Squared (well, maybe). Find out what happens to Captain Valor, his parallel-world alter ego, Milo, and at least one homicidal ex-girlfriend!

24 pages, $3.99.

FARSCAPE: D'ARGO'S LAMENT #1

Written by Keith R.A. DeCandido, art by Tommy Patterson, covers by Michael DiPascale and Will Sliney.

Ka D'argo lives on -- only in this Farscape mini-series set in continuity during Season 3 between episodes "Revenging Angel" and "Fractures!" Follow the adventures of John Crichton's best friend D'argo as he's forced to not only save the day and end planetary war, he's got to do it all with mouthy "princess" Jool along for the ride. And that means trouble!

24 pages, $3.99.

EUREKA: DORMANT GENE #1

Written by Andrew Cosby and Jonathan L. Davis, art by Mark Dos Santos, covers by J.K. Woodward.

Sci-Fi Channel's show returns for another series masterminded by the creator of the show, told completely in continuity! Eureka creator Andrew Cosby joins writer Jonathan L. Davis in bringing all-new stories from everybody's favorite town of eccentric geniuses!

24 pages, $3.99.

THE MUPPETS' ROBIN HOOD #1

Written by Tim Beedle, art by Armand Villavert Jr., covers by David Peterson and Shelli Paroline.

The Muppets tell the Robin Hood legend for laughs, and it's the reader who will be merry! Robin Hood (Kermit the Frog) joins with the Merry Men, Sherwood Forest's infamous gang of misfit outlaws, to take on the stuffy Sheriff of Muppetham (Sam the Eagle) and the wicked Gonzo of Gisbourne!

24 pages, $2.99.

TOY STORY: THE MYSTERIOUS STRANGER #1

Written by Dan Jolley, art by Chris Moreno, covers by Michael Cavallaro and Mike DeCarlo.

Woody and Buzz are back! Andy has a new addition to his room-a circuit-laden egg. Is this new gizmo friend or foe? While Woody and Buzz welcome the mysterious stranger, Mr. Potato Head and Rex are terrified of it, plotting to destroy the orb before Andy comes home! Can they do it?

24 pages, $2.99.

DISNEY/PIXAR'S THE WORLD OF CARS: THE ROOKIE #2

Written by Alan J. Porter, art by Albert Carreres, covers by Allen Gladfelter.

Lightning McQueen's untold origin story continues! McQueen has just befriended Mack, and the two ragtag dreamers hit the road together. When they arrive at Piston Cup's pre-season testing track, McQueen and Mack are ignored by all the pros. But McQueen will do anything to get his big break!

24 pages, $2.99.

FARSCAPE: STRANGE DETRACTORS #2

Written by Rockne S. O'Bannon and Keith R.A. DeCandido, art by Will Sliney, covers by Joe Corroney and Dennis Calero.

Farscape creator Rockne O'Bannon is back! Television's science fiction masterpiece Farscape continues with the same hit writing team from the first sold out mini-series! Crichton and crew are all here as it's friend vs. friend and ally vs. ally as a mysterious wave of violence sweeps through the crew of Moya. And worse, an entire planet!

24 pages, $3.99.

DISNEY/PIXAR'S THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS #2

Written by Mark Waid, art by Marcio Takara, covers by Sean "Cheeks" Galloway, Takara and Tom Scioli.

Mark Waid writes The Incredibles! Mr. Incredible faces his most dangerous challenge yet -- the loss of his powers! Is it psychological? Is it an alien virus? Is it just old age? Summoning up all courage, Mr. Incredible takes a terrifying trip to Doc Sunbright, an eccentric doctor who treats superheroes!

24 pages, $2.99.

THE MUPPET SHOW #2

Written and art by Roger Langridge.

Landridge continues his madcap romp across The Muppet Show stage! In this hilarious issue, Fozzie's comedy act is even more terrible than normal! When he asks for Gonzo's help with his routine, Fozzie might just break more than his funny bone!

24 pages, $3.99.

POTTER'S FIELD HC

Written by Mark Waid, art by Paul Azaceta.

Outside New York City is Potter's Field, where the unnamed dead are buried. Now, a mysterious man has taken it upon himself to name the unnamed in this cemetery! Using a network of underground operatives who don't know each other, he fights to save the unsaved and solve the mysteries of the unjustly slain! Special Over-Sized Edition collecting the critically acclaimed three issue mini-series and the Stone Cold one-shot into one volume, for fans of the "new crime comics" movement like Criminal! Introduction by Greg Rucka!

128 pages, $24.99.

GALVESTON TP

Written by Johanna Stokes, art by Todd Herman.

True fact: fabled pirate Jean Lafitte spent his last years not on the high seas, but in Texas. Guess who his buddy was? Jim Bowie. What adventures must a swashbuckling corsair and an American frontiersman have had together in the Old West? It's Deadwood with pirates, man. Pirates! Collecting the four issue mini-series.

112 pages, $15.99.



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