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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2009

AVATAR PRESS FOR SEPTEMBER

CHRONICLES OF WORMWOOD: THE LAST BATTLE #1

Written by Garth Ennis, art and cover by Oscar Jimenez.

Continuing the ongoing series of mini-series, Jimmy the Rabbit, Jay, and Danny Wormwood, the Anti-Christ himself, are back in a new full-color six-issue series! Danny has started to get his life back together after averting the apocalypse, and getting rid of God and Devil. But Hell might be getting taken over by something even worse, Pope Jacko! This issue is available with Regular and Visions of Hell Wraparound, both by series artist Jimenez, a Special Ennis Signed Poster edition that also has a new Jimenez cover and is limited to just 3,000 copies, and special retailer incentive Anti-Christ Edition!

32 pages, $3.99.

ABSOLUTION #2

Written by Christos Gage, art by Roberto Viacava, covers by Jacen Burrow, Juan Jose Ryp and Paul Duffield.

Absolution introduces John Dusk, a superhero in a world where they're a sanctioned arm of law enforcement. But this veteran hero has been scarred by his exposure to man's infinite capacity for evil, and he's seen one too many perpetrators escape justice. One day he crosses the line...lets a murderer die...and discovers it feels good. In this brutal second issue, John Dusk's campaign of exterminating criminals intensifies...as his girlfriend Karen reaches the conclusion that only an "enhancile" could have committed the murders she's investigating. We'll see that not all superhumans in John's world are on the side of the law, and meet some of the renegades, including the enigmatic Happy Kitty. And before the issue's over, someone will discover John's secret... He wants to be forgiven...but he doesn't want to stop. This issue features a Regular cover by Jacen Burrows, Wraparound by Juan Jose Ryp and Crime Files Edition (featuring the sexy Happy Kitty) by Paul Duffield, as well as a Vigilante Retailer Order Incentive.

32 pages, $3.99.

GRAVEL #15

Written by Warren Ellis and Mike Wolfer, art and covers by Wolfer.

Ellis and Wolfer serve up the beginning of the third major story arc, and the magicians of Britain will never be the same! William Gravel has reformed the Minor Seven, Britain's occult detectives, exclusively from people like himself -- the London working class. There are people who aren't going to be happy about that. And the new, young Minor Seven are pretty much on their own... it's never a dull day being Combat Magician William Gravel! This issue is available with a regular or wraparound cover by Mike Wolfer.

32 pages, $3.99.

ANNA MERCURY 2 #4

Written by Warren Ellis, art by Facundo Percio, covers by Paul Duffield, Juan Jose Ryp and Felipe Massafera.

Anna Mercury is back in this summer's biggest carnage-filled epic! Warren Ellis' fiery red-head once again bursts into mad science-fiction action with the stellar art of Facundo Percio, returning from the smash-hit original series! Space Vikings Attack! The most advanced city known to humanity, the island of Three Souls Town in the weird superdimension of The Constellation, is being torn apart by the mad dogs of the Ultraspacial Dreadnought Vanaheim! And Anna Mercury can't do anything about it... not without help. But reinforcements are on the way not only the other crazy agents of the London Constellation Project, but the most unexpected air cover the Project's brilliant boss could summon.... The fate of the peaceful island of Three Souls Town rests on their only possible savior- a girl from London with the call sign Anna Mercury.

32 pages, $3.99.



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