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Written by Nathan Edmondson, art and cover by Christian Ward, variant cover by Tommy Lee Edwards.

In ancient Greece, Zeus granted eternal life to two brothers, and bound them to his service. 3,000 years later, they are hunting an exiled god, only in their hunt they release onto earth one of Hades' most dangerous prisoners. With a fresh, compelling visual style and original storytelling, Olympus #1 is a rebirth of classical mythology into action and intrigue.

24 pages, $2.99 in stores on May 20.


Written by Arthur Claire, art and cover by Aleksi Briclot.

From the creative team that of Spawn Simony comes this new original Spawn graphic novel fully painted.

An elite group of Angels, known as the Caste of Architects, needs the help of Spawn to retrieve one of their living weapons that has gone amok, the Horsaak-El. For centuries this ėweaponî has been absorbing the souls of the damned to keep them from joining the armies of Hell, but now it is preying on the souls of the innocent. To ensure Spawn's cooperation, one of the Caste have placed his brother, Marc, in the weapon's path.

Also features a behind-the-scenes section, with additional art and commentary about this long-anticipated project.

64 pages, $5.99, in stores on May 28.


Written, art and cover by Rob Liefeld.

First Strike begins! While the new Obama-appointed Youngblood team deals with the threat of a resurgent Cybernet, the White House is under attack! The President must work with a surprising figure from Youngblood's past in order to stay alive. Who is the member from Youngblood's past that is behind the assault on the First Family?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 8.


Written by Rob Liefeld, art and cover by Marat Mychaels and Mike Capprotti.

A mysterious baby holds the key to Armageddon! The popular rogue agent, Jada, from the pages of Armageddon Now earns her status as an elite agent in this exciting spy tale pitting her against a powerful crime cartel seeking control of a mysterious baby who holds secrets that can change the world as we know it.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 20.


Written, art and cover by Doug Tennapel.

From the creator of Earthworm Jim, Creature Tech and Monster Zoo comes the comedic story of Hugh Randolph, a family man down on his luck. He works as a mindless drone at a local printer until he discovers a mysterious video game console that gives him the power to produce endless riches, manipulate his work day, even cheat death.

128 pages, black and white, $12.99, in stores on May 28.


Written, art and cover by Chris Giarrusso.

From the creator of the Mini-Marvels digests comes the first G-Man digest! Giarrusso continues his signature Mini Marvels brand of comics with G-Man and his pals, the next wave of all-new kid super-heroes! Collects the sold-out G-Man one-shot, the G-Man Christmas story, an extensive collection of Comics Bits comic strips and more!

96 pages, $9.99, in stores on May 20.


Written and art by Todd McFarlane, cover by Greg Capullo.

Newly designed and reformatted trades now feature all new cover art with new interpretations of classic Spawn covers by Capullo.

Spawn: Origins, Vol. 1 reprints the stories and artwork (by McFarlane) that laid the groundwork for the most successful independent comic book ever published. Spawn: Origins, Vol. 1 includes the introduction of not only Spawn, but also a number of other memorable and menacing characters, including Malebolgia and the Violator. Collects Spawn #1-6.

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on May 6.


Written, art and cover by Kyle Baker.

Zone, the unwitting pawn of a corrupt recruiter, is a mentally disabled soldier. Felony is a three-time loser who enlisted to avoid life in prison. When the rest of their unit is massacred in Baghdad, these brave American teenagers are democracy's last hope against the villainy of the notorious terrorist known as The Desert Wolf! Collects issues Special Forces #1-4.

200 pages, $16.99, in stores on May 13.


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

Available for a limited time only! The first eight volumes of this fan-favorite series collected into one massive paperback collection. Get it while supplies last. Collects The Walking Dead #1-48.

1,088 pages, black and white, $59.99, in stores on May 6.


Written, art and cover by Josh Howard.

When 17-year-old Nara Kilday is murdered at the hands of a demonic cult, the quiet suburb of Darlington Hills is turned upside down. But when Nara inexplicably returns from the dead, what seems like a miracle at first may in fact spell the end for mankind. This volume collects the entire Dead @17 saga. The perfect way to jump on board before the launch of next month's all-new series. Collects DEad @17, Dead @17: Blood of Saints, Dead @17: Revolution And Dead @17: The 13th Brother.

408 pages, $24.99, in stores on May 13.


Written, art and cover by Joseph Michael Linsner.

Linsner put three years into creating this third chapter of the Dawn saga, his modern reworking of classic earth goddess mythology. In Three Tiers, Dawn leads her earthly lover Darrian through a post-apocalyptic Europa. She taunts him in visions and dreams, but she is always just one maddening step away. On his quest for Dawn, Darrian fights duels, slays dragons, and makes love to three women -- a virgin, a queen and a whore. Is Dawn one of them -- or all three? In chasing Dawn, Darrian stumbles upon the key to his destiny and discovers the true face of the goddess. Collects Dawn: Three Tiers #1-6

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on May 13.


Written by Joe Kelly, art and cover by J.M. Ken Niimura.

Barbara Thorson, a girl battling monsters both real and imagined, kicks butt, takes names, and faces her greatest fear in the bittersweet coming-of-age story. Collects I Kill Giants #1-7.

184 pages, black and white, $15.99, in stores on May 13.


Written by Jay Faerber, art and by various, cover by Cory Walker.

Concluding Jay Faerber's epic superhero series! This volume features the introduction of the Blackthornes, a family of super-villains, as well as a leap forward 5 years into the future! Together with the first volume, these Archives collect the entire series, start to finish! Collects Noble Causes #13-40, Noble Causes: Extended Family #1 and Noble Causes: Extended Family #2.

778 pages, black and white, $24.99.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, art and cover by Michael Avon Oeming.

Homicide Detective Christian Walker has to investigate the shocking murder of one of the most popular superheroes the world has ever known, Retro Girl. Walker teamed up with spunky rookie Detective Deena Pilgrim, as the murder investigation takes them from the seediest underbelly a city has to offer, to the gleaming towers that are home to immortal beings. As shocking twisted hidden truths about Retro Girl come to light, Walker finds that to solve this crime he might have to reveal his own dark secret.

This Definitive Collection features an all-new ėmaking ofî sketch-book section, a presentation of Bendis' original "shooting script" for the first chapter, a collection of newspaper style teaser strips, plus a gallery of unused illustrations art and cover art. Collects Powers #1-6.

208 pages, $21.99, in stores on May 27.


Written, art and cover by Kelly Yates, colors by Michael E. Wiggam

The final battle begins when the true villain, Lord Boomba, reveals his plan to enslave all the free worlds of the galaxy in a single stroke. It's up to Amber to stop Boomba's monstrous warships, yet there's one that stands in her way... her father's killer. It's a confrontation for the fate of the galaxy.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 27.


Written by Robert Kirkman, art by Jason Howard, covers by Howard and Dale Keown.

"Lockdown," part two. As the world-ending plans of The Face draw nearer to completion, Stronghold Prison is attacked! Amidst the chaos Wolf-Man must face off against Zechariah for the final time. Will it lead to his escape -- or his demise?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 28.


Written by Richard Starkings, art by Marian Churchland, cover by Ian Churchill and Boo Cook, flip cover by Churchland, variant cover by Churchill.

"Monsoon." The story of Sahara.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 13.


Written by Joe Kelly, art and cover by Max Fiumara and Nestor Pereyra.

With his hands on a baby dragon, Enrico stands on the precipice of a new life. But is the cost too high to bear?

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 25.


Written by Robert Kirkman, art and cover by Ryan Ottley and Fco Plascencia.

Invincible War: Aftermath! Conquest is here. Invincible is confronted with the most dangerous threat he's ever faced. He will not come out of this unscathed.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 20.


Written by Glen Brunswick and Mack Waid, art by Dan McDaid and Joe Infurnari, covers by Michael Allred and McDaid.

A strange turn of events sends Zoe bargain shopping at the Cherry Hill Mall. Her delight goes sour when an unexpected encounter with fashion mogul Delia forces her to confront a fierce designer-jean counterfeit ring. The gods of Neboron must undergo extreme measures in order to save their planet from an extinction level asteroid. Waid and Infurnari continue their exciting gods of Neboron Civil War back-up story.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 6.


Written by Christopher Yost, art and cover by Scott Wegener.

The fiendish finale! But what's at stake? Dave Sloan's mind and soul? Or the fate of humanity? Is Dave fighting his way through a horde of demons, or is he blazing a trail of death through his co-workers and cementing his place as a mass murderer? Who is telling the truth... the angel, or the devil? But as Dave faces off with Astaroth, Archduke of Hell (or possibly his creative director), one thing is for sure... demons are going be be killed, whether they're real or imaginary.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 6.


Written by Shaun Lapacek and Ian Keiser, art and cover by Matrix.

After his confrontation with Bridget's ex-boyfriend, Loki is forced to explain his dark rage. Loki shocks Bridget with the truth of his identity and life, as they begin their journey to the place of his birth, where he hopes to find answers about Odin. Meanwhile, Odin and Thor begin to assert their dominance over the volatile country of Provenka.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Jerry Frissen, art by Gobi, Witko, Fabien M and Tanquerelle, cover by Gobi.

After fighting cheerleading Ninjas and evil Rednecks, Tequila discovers his precious trailer home in flames. Ouch! The Cyclops and Sirens mysteriously appear on The Tikitis tropical island. Odyssey! Profesor Furia gets arrested. Karma! Luchadorito's Melindez fights a little lizard and loses. Pathetic!

56 pages, $6.99, in stores on May 6.


Written, art and cover by Michael Allred.

"Teenage Wasteland." The Atomics get their band back together and work to get a spot in a music festival. But they are shocked and surprised to find it's sponsored by immortal "Tweens" from another dimension who are looking to take their favorite band back with them.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 28.


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

"Julia," part three. As Scotland Yard closes in, London's circus freaks join forces to track down Springheel Jack and end his reign of terror.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 28.


Written, art and cover by Erik Larsen.

There's a new vigilante in town: The Dynamic Daredevil! This recently resurrected hero from comics' Golden Age has made Chicago his new home and it pits him against Chicago's fin-headed finest! Plus: A mysterious assassin from Dragon's past is introduced as Dragon's battle against the notorious Vicious Circle heats up.

A great jumping-on point for Savage Dragon, which includes the ongoing back-up serial that is not available in the Free Comic Book Day edition of this issue, plus the usual assortment of letters, pinups and other features.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 6.


Written by Steven T. Seagle, art and cover by Marco Cinello.

Be careful what you wish for...

Lili Bloom is locked into a non-stop nightmare version of ėLet's Make a Deal.î But trading the scarred souls of men she kisses for the innocent soul of her boyfriend is proving harder than Lili thought. Time is running out for the worst barter of the decade. Will Lili find a way to beat the Devil? Or will she simply give in to her urge to pucker up and seal the deal? And could her situation possibly get any more complicated? Of course it could.

... you just might get it.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 13.

SPAWN #192

Written by Todd McFarlane and Brian Holguin, art and cover by Whilce Portacio and McFarlane.

"Endgame," part eight. Realizing that there is no one he can fully trust, Jim sets out on his own, growing increasingly paranoid and desperate for answers regarding his identity. As he becomes more and more reliant on the Spawn entity to sustain him, enemies begin closing in from all sides. Meanwhile, detectives Sam and Twitch make a surprising discovery.

32 pages, $2.95, in stores on May 20.


Written by Mac Carter, art by Tony Salmons, cover by Adam Byrne.

Something sinister has been unleashed into the life of young pulp writer H.P. Lovecraft. His wretched dream of monsters and murder has come true! It can't be coincidence. It can't be merely that he's begun a fast descent into madness. Two men are dead! Can Lovecraft stop the deadly beasts that seem to slip from his subconscious into the real world before the police discover that the trail of blood leads directly to his doorstep.

36 pages, $4.99, in stores on May 13.


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

Dara's battle with the earth-god Knossos finally comes to an end, but in a way she and even Knossos never expected.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 6.


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


32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on May 13.



Written and plot by Kristen Simon and Jim Valentino, dialogue by Kat Cahill, art by Seth Damoose, cover by Jimmie Robinson.

Bomb Queen! Dee Rail! Blacklight! Rebound! Editor Girl! Tempest! Fetish! The girls must work together to solve a problem that affects them all ... something is rendering all the men in the world impotent! Bomb Queen reluctantly teams up with the super-heroines to find the culprit and save the human race ... although not for that reason.

28 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 27.


Written by Joshua Williamson, art and cover by Alejandro Aragon.

Mickey makes his way to the corrupt city of Overlook and quickly infiltrates the underground fight scene. But he learns that finding twenty million dollars is not an easy task! Especially when he keeps getting distracted by women who love to make life complicated.

32 pages, black and white, $3.50, in stores on May 6.


Written and art by Jimmie Robinson.

Evelyn and Malinda are the 13-year-old twin daughters of the infamous (but soft-hearted) villain, The Black Eye. But when a group of super villains makes life miserable for their father the girls take action themselves -- as superheroes! Now the madcap action is a race against time before their father discovers their identities and grounds them for life!

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on May 20.

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