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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2009

DARK HORSE COMICS FIRST LOOKS

FIRST LOOK: B.P.R.D.: WAR ON FROGS #4

B.P.R.D.: War on Frogs #4 will arrive in stores on Dec. 9 from Dark Horse Comics. The issue is written by John Arcudi, with art by Pete Snejbjerg and a cover by Mike Mignola.

Here's how Dark Horse describes the issue:

"Johann Kraus, the ectoplasmic man, leads a team of B.P.R.D. agents against the frog monsters as they spread across the country. But this time, burning the nest of frogs is not the end of the battle for Johann, as he learns about the horrifying afterlife of the Bureau's sworn enemies."

B.P.R.D.: War on Frogs #4 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.

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FIRST LOOK: CITIZEN REX #6

Citizen Rex #6 will arrive in stores on Dec. 9 from Dark Horse Comics. The issue is written by Mario Hernandez and Gilbert Hernandez, with art by Gilbert Hernandez.

Here's how Dark Horse describes the issue:

"After the explosive finish to the Blanc Masque gala, Sergio awakes to find himself . . . on a TV talk show? Secrets come out and dirty laundry is aired when Citizen Rex grants his final interview in 'As the Nights Bite, So the Days Bite Back.'

"Everything comes back to the very beginning, with the answers behind the mysterious "block" and Sergio's attack in this startling conclusion to Mario and Gilbert Hernandez's sexy sci-fi epic!"

Citizen Rex #6 will be 24 black-and-white pages and will cost $3.50.

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FIRST LOOK: EMILY THE STRANGE: THE 13TH HOUR #3

Emily the Strange: The 13th Hour #3 will arrive in stores on Dec. 9 from Dark Horse Comics. The issue is written by Rob Reger and Cosmic Debris, with art by Buzz Parker.

Here's how Dark Horse describes the issue:

"When Emily awoke on the morning of her thirteenth birthday, she had no way to predict the insanity that would follow. What was supposed to be a mellow day spent celebrating with her mom and watching the solar eclipse has turned into something else entirely. Now Emily is a stranger in an even stranger land, in hot pursuit of the bizarre beast who stole the powerful heirloom watch her mysterious Aunt LaRue sent. Flying ships, talking creatures, and deadly traps are all just the start of an adventure that started in her own bedroom and now finds her standing on the precipice of her own fate, at the ancestral home of her family. Emily loves when things get weird, but is she ready for what waits for her within the walls of Blackrock?"

Emily the Strange: The 13th Hour #3 will be 32 pages and will cost $3.99.

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FIRST LOOK: GROO: THE HOGS OF HORDER #2

Groo: The Hogs of Horder #2 will arrive in stores on Dec. 9 from Dark Horse Comics. The issue is written by Adam Warren, with art and cover by Warren.

Here's how Dark Horse describes the issue:

"Unemployment is rising . . . debts are swelling . . . and no one can afford to buy anything. p>"Fortunately, that's only happening in the world of Groo the Wanderer, not in real life! Breathe a sigh of sweet relief and join Groo as, aided and abetted by the award-winning team of Sergio AragonÚs and Mark Evanier, he rambles across the land, adding economic destruction to the many other catastrophes that he usually spreads. Also in this issue, meet King Huhu and learn what he has to do with the whole mess!"

Groo: The Hogs of Horder #2 will be 32 pages and will cost $3.99.

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FIRST LOOK: STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS #11

Star Wars: The Clone Wars #11 will arrive in stores on Dec. 9 from Dark Horse Comics. The issue is written by Henry Gilroy and Steven Melching, with art by Brian Koschak and a cover by Russell Chong.

Here's how Dark Horse describes the issue:

"Blamed for the death of a member of the royal family of Valahari, Anakin Skywalker is exiled to a remote outpost on Ryloth. Meanwhile, Obi-Wan Kenobi infiltrates the royal family's castle searching for the truth -- which leads him from an unexpected encounter to a deadly one!

"But even finding the truth may come too late to save a noble hero of the Confederacy who has become Republic Enemy Number One!"

Star Wars: The Clone Wars #11 will be 40 pages and will cost $2.99.

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