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MONDAY, MAY 18, 2009



Written by Phil Hotsenpiller and Rob Liefeld, art and cover by Liefeld and Mike Capprotti.

Corbin chases his former lover-turned-nemesis, Jada, across Europe, setting up a deadly confrontation in Paris. Meanwhile, Sadju, the Beast arrives in the United States and further consolidates his power.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 26.


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

Behind enemy lines! The Face's master plan is now revealed! Will Wolf-Man be able to stop him before it's too late - or will his cover be blown? Wolf-Man embarks on the most dangerous mission of his life... all leading up to the monumental issue 25!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Joe Kelly, art and cover by Diego Greco.

Lou is derailed from his quest to score the perfect bender when he finds himself face to face with the mysterious Baker. Will a sweet job offer mark the end of Lou's existential crisis...or is he too drunk to notice?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by John Layman, art and cover by Rob Guillory.

Amelia Mintz is a food critic and a Saboscrivner. That means she can write about food so accurately, so vividly and with such precision, people get the actual sensation of taste when reading her restaurant reviews. Since the government prohibition of poultry, she's lost her enthusiasm for the culinary world, and only reviews restaurants with a "D" rating or less from the Health Department. Her last review caused half the city to projectile vomit, and sent hundreds to the hospital with severe food poisoning. Agent Tony Chu has been assigned to arrest Amelia Mintz, but there's just one problem with that... he's madly in love with her!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


Written, art and cover by Josh Howard.

Nara's war against Zachary Pitch and the Marked continues to have dire consequences for her closest friends, paving the way for a shocking betrayal.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by Michael Dolce and Marcus Perry, art by Mariano Navarro, cover by Tyler Kirkham.

Finally embracing the pyrotechnic powers she spurned all her life, Rayne sets out to rescue her captured brothers. But her worst fears are realized when she discovers her siblings have been genetically altered...and are out to kill her!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 12.


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

He was the world's greatest hero, but Captain Dynamo was not a faithful husband. Now he's dead and his family is trying to piece their lives together. As his enemies descend on his unprotected city, Captain Dynamo's widow rounds up his five illegitimate children, each of whom have inherited one of their father's super-powers. Can these total strangers come to terms with their powers, their father's legacy and each other as total chaos erupts? Collects Dynamo 5 #1-7.

176 pages, $9.99, in stores on August 19.

DYNAMO 5 #24

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

Why does Father Gideon hate Dynamo 5, and what is his shocking connection to the team? Find out this issue, as he and Synergy launch their attack. This is the story that changes everything!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 26.


Written by Richard Starkings, art and cover by Marian Churchland.

Featuring a new cover and short story written and illustrated by Churchland, this full color trade collects Churchland's sold-out issues of Elephantmen focussing on the mademoiselles of Mystery City, Miki, Sahara and Vanity Case. Also features an extensive sketchbook of Churchland art. Collects Elephantmen #18-20.

128 pages, $12.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Nick Spencer, art by Ronald Salas, cover by Salas and Tim Daniel.

Sylvester the scientist has taken over Marko the assassin's body through a consciousness transfer, and as he desperately tries to find out who has kidnapped his daughter, he learns that a beautiful Russian assassin has been dispatched to take care of him! The closer he gets to finding the answers, the more questions there are to distract him!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 5.


Written by Mark Kidwell, Steve Niles, Joshua Ortega and Rick Remender, art by Peter Bergting, Francesco Francavilla, Josh Medors and Tim Vigil, cover by Frank Frazetta.

Now in softcover! Enter the savage world in "Dark Kingdom" as Red Morgan conquers demons to avenge his family. America's icon Teddy Roosevelt battles Mayan gods and Martians in "Creatures" to protect his country and the world. Enter "Swamp Demon" as the battle against good and evil wages on in the land of and two horror classics come toe to toe in "Dracula Meets the Wolfman!" All brought to life by some of the industries' top creators, along with new, never-before printed bonus material.

176 pages, $19.99, in stores on August 19.


Written, art and cover by Chris Giarrusso.

When pieces of G-Man's magic cape fall into the wrong hands, things quickly spin out of control. G-Man and his friends must battle to recover the pieces, and this time the bad guys have the same power as G-Man!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 12.


Written, art and cover by Duncan Rouleau.

Zach comes face to face with the owners of IMIND, the company that has been stealing his thoughts! When they make a proposal for him to become a partner Zach has to make a decision, does he "fight the power' or " join the club" - a choice made even more complicated when he discovers that both answers involve him doing something other than sitting on a couch, eating chips and complaining.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 26.


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

Funeral for the fallen.

32 pages $2.99, in stores on July 22.


Written by Benito Cereno, art by Nate Bellegarde and Bill Crabtree, cover by Bellegarde and Fco Plascencia.

To commemorate the tragic events involving Atom Eve in recent issues of Invincible, Image is reprinting her acclaimed solo series for the first time ever. See Eve's beginnings as she gets her powers and trains herself to the hero we all knew and loved. Collects Invincible: Presents Atom Eve #1-2

48 pages, $5.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by Glen Brunswick, art and cover by Dan McDaid.

You're a fun-loving, high-maintenance girl that grew up in a New Jersey suburb. You live close enough to New York City to want the clothes and the cosmopolitan lifestyle, but you're not brave enough to move away from you over protective parents. What's a girl to do? If you're Zoe, you marry the first God of War that crash lands in town during a life or death struggle with his evil adversary! But, what happens when even an all-powerful God can't exactly measure up to your elevated expectations? The trade paperback collects the first five issues, plus alternate covers by Darwyn Cooke, Paul Pope, Mike Allred and Erik Larsen, and a special "art of Jersey Gods" section featuring new, unseen artwork by series regular artist McDaid. Collects Jersey Gods #1-5.

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Glen Brunswick, art by Dan McDaid, cover by Mike Allred.

Will Zoe's intense desire to own the only Frank Lloyd Wright designed house in Cherry Hill drive a wedge between her and Barock's love before they even get off the ground? And just who in the heck is Hecticus? And why is he out to make Barock's life a living Hell in New Jersey? This is part one of "The Abandoned" - an exciting dramatic five part story arc that sets the new status quo on earth - it's a perfect jump on point for new readers. Mark Waid and Joe Infurnari continue their exciting Gods of Neboron Civil War back-up story.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 5.


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

Collecting the critically acclaimed mini-series from the writer of Marvel's X-Force and the artist of the Eisner nominated Atomic Robo! Hell has invaded Earth and only one man can stop it... junior account executive Dave Sloan, aka the Killer of Demons! With an angel at his side, Dave can see the demons that have infiltrated our world... and they all have to die! But these 'demons' are mostly Dave's co-workers, or people that annoy Dave in some way, leading him to believe that he's gone totally insane. Or has he? Dave has to fight to survive and find out the truth... is he a whacked out mass murderer, or the last hope the world has against the forces of Hell? Collects Killer of Demons #1-3

120 pagesw, $12.99, in stores on August 12.


Written, art and cover by Brandon Graham.

Pete falls in love with an alien he's forced to betray...Anna watches her boyfriend literally turn into the drug he's addicted to...and Joe has a cat that can become any tool or weapon. It's all just another day in King City, where mystery is down every alley...and weirdness is crawling through your window.

32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by Justin Shady, art and cover by Jeremy R. Scott.

Two monster children dig deep into their imaginations to become the weirdest creatures of all: humans! The brother and sister duo Blarg and Clarg live in a cave in the crater of a live volcano, playing and pretending all day long. To them, their lava-filled bedroom is a plush carpeted floor, their dinner of critters and grubs a tasty meal of spaghetti and meatballs. While what they pretend may be ordinary to humans, it's fantastical and exotic to them!

32 pages, $12.99, in stores on August 5.


Written, art and cover by Michael Allred.

"Teenage Wasteland," conclusion. The Grand Finale! Frank "Madman" Einstein and the Atomics meet Red Rocket 7 as they join forces with the surviving members of the fabulous psychedelic pop band,The Gear, after their lead singer has mysteriously disappeared. This is the climactic cosmic conclusion to this Madman series and will open the door for the next Madman epic in the months to come. This issue contains several ginchy extras, including all-new pin-ups by comic artist legends dave cooper, craig thompson, dave johnson and others!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 19.


Written by Michael Avon Oeming and Bryan JL Glass, art by Victor Santos and Oeming, cover by Oeming, variant cover by Santos and Veronica Gandini.

Karic and Cassius must answer for ancient crimes of the Templar in the underground kingdom of the Mole Goblins. Yet a horror from the Haunted Wood stalks the tunnels, hungry for flesh and souls, and only a pair of condemned Templar stand in its way. While in the capital city of the mice--Dealrach Ard-Vale--mad King Icarus asserts his control; but is his Highness oblivious to the schemes of his own court, or is he intentionally pitting ally against ally to maintain his position? And Druid Priests use "Death Magic" to unlock the power contained within the swords of fallen Templar.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Nathan Edmondson, art and cover by Christian Ward, variant cover by Tony Harris.

In the harrowing finale, Castor and Pollux come together on the island of Crete to face Pelops at Demeter's temple. Realizing their only chance for saving the daughter of the goddess and stopping Pelops' savage desires lies caged in the Underworld, the brothers must trust each other beyond all reason and make a choice that will yield either salvation or disaster. With the Gemini's abilities and relationship put under the fiercest of tests, the story climaxes to a new height of action that will either forge the brother's relationship with new strength or rend them apart forever.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 26.


Written by Kieron Gillen, art and cover by Jamie McKelvie.

Britannia is ten years dead. Phonomancer David Kohl hadn't spared his old patron a thought for almost as long... at which point his mind starts to unravel. Can he discover what's happened to the Mod-Goddess of Britpop while there's still something of himself left? Dark modern-fantasy in a world where music is magic, where a song can save your life or end it. Collects Phonogram #1-6.

152 pages, black and white, $14.99.


Written by Kieron Gillen, art and cover by Jamie McKelvie.

Lloyd believes as much as a boy ever has. As such, he's ready to be heartbroken. In the sixth of seven stories set around a single club night, we join the fledgling phonomancer as he sifts through the evening's wreckage and tries to piece together meaning with glue, scissors and magic. Complete with two back-up stories with art from PJ Holden and Adam Cadwell.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 26.


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

"Julia," conclusion The Julia arc concludes with a cold-blooded murder. Queen Victoria would have censored this issue.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 26.


Written, art and cover by Erik Larsen.

With Savage Dragon out of commission following his battle with OverLord, Dragon's kids, Malcolm and Angel, face the marauding menace of Mako! Plus Dart and the Golden Age Daredevil!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 5.

SPAWN #195

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

Jim is torn in two different directions as the Freak and the Violator vie for his loyalty. It's a battle of life and death, and Jim must win. Meanwhile, detectives Sam and Twitch get one step closer to discovering the identity of the new Spawn.

32 pages, $2.95, in stores on August 19.


Written by Mike Bullock, art by Michael Metcalf, cover by Manny Trembley.

Timothy is a young boy being raised by his single father. His dad always has to go away on long business trips, but makes sure to bring home a special gift each time. His latest trip was to Hawaii, and he brought home a multi-colored beach towel. Timothy thinks the towel kind of sucks, until he discovers it can transport him to other worlds and times! In this, the first of a projected series, Timothy is transported into the heart of an inter-galactic war!

112 pages, $16.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Tyrese Gibson, Mike Le and William Wilson, art and cover by Tone Rodriguez.

Los Angeles, the City of Fallen Angels, is a city swept up by a brutal crime wave led by a kingpin known only as Big X. The body count builds as only one man can stop the flow of drugs and violence, only one man can stop Big X. He is the embodiment of vengeance and raw justice, the faceless arm of those who cannot defend themselves. He is known as Mayhem, and along with his sexy but deadly partner Malice, their goal is to dismantle the kingpin's organization, unravel the dark secret that mysteriously links them to Big X, and save the city they grew up in.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Ivan Brandon, art and cover by Nic Klein.

After the events of issue two, Egil is like a cornered animal with nothing left to lose. He's about to raise the stakes and try to pull off the biggest job he can imagine. But success might just have a greater price than failure.

24 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.


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

Out on their own, danger lurking around every corner, our ragged band of survivors tries to live long enough to reach Washington D.C... but at what cost? Collects The Walking Dead #55-60.

136 pages, black and white, $14.99, in stores on August 5.


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

The hunt continues! They've never been in more danger. Who will be the next to fall?

32 pages, black and whie, $2.99, in stores on August 12.

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