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SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2010



Written by Robert Kirkman and Benito Cereno, art by Ransom Getty, cover by Ryan Ottley, Getty and Fco Plascencia.

As the Viltrumite War rages on within the pages of Invincible, the ranks of the Guardians of the Globe are suddenly depleted. The world is in danger, and the team is in search of new blood. It's the biggest recruitment drive since Omni-Man slaughtered the original members. But will the new Guardians of the Globe be ready in time to stop The Order?

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



The most anticipated new series of the year starts here! Morning Glory Academy is one of the most prestigious prep schools in the country... But behind it's hallowed doors something sinister and deadly lurks. When six brilliant but troubled new students arrive, they find themselves trapped and desperately seeking answers in a place where nothing is what it seems to be!

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 11.


Written by Stephen Scott, art and cover by David Hahn and Gullem Mari, flip cover by Boo Cook.

"Set the Method Down," Part One. A story of doomed romance, bloodshed and the outer limits of human potential, all unfolding on the "complicated" streets of Baltimore, Maryland. The Arabber is a reformed killer bent on bringing peace to his hometown. Method is his lover and partner in crime, but she may not be long for The Arabber's crusade. The first of many genre-bending stories in the Murderland universe.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 4.


Written by El Torres, art and cover by Juan Jose Ryp and Fran Gamboa.

Good girls go to heaven, right? But it seems like there are no good girls anymore. After her death, Nancy awakens in a creepy landscape to find decomposing lost souls, demons lurking in the shadows, outcasts, chainsaws, booze, and certain doom. Can Nancy escape from Hell?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 4.


Written, art and cover by Corey Lewis.

Harmony Treblecleff may be the daughter of an eccentric inventor, but she thought she led a pretty normal life. Normal, that is, until the grapes she grabbed from the kitchen suddenly came to life! Suddenly, Harmony is being attacked by a rogue Grape Tyrant from a distant planet (aptly named "Crazy") and his many tiny minions. Her only hope is the intervention of a new special breed of heroic grape warriors -- ones that are seedless! Join Harmony as she teams up with her new alien grape pals -- Funky, Pulse, Dash & Snap -- as they ride jetpacks into the jungle, do battle with electric sabretooths, and reclaim their special robo-weapons called Robostomps.

128 pages, $12.99, in stores on August 4.


Written by Mark Andrew Smith, art and cover by James Stokoe.

When Sullivan's bedraggled, minor league sluggers accept an invitation to play an out-of-town game, they have no idea their small-town destination is cursed. When the sun goes down after the 7th inning stretch, the dysfunctional teammates find themselves fighting for their lives against a town crawling with flesh eating monsters. See what happens when America's favorite pastime becomes one team's nightmare.

176 pages, $16.99, in stores on August 11.


Written by Alan Martin, art and cover by Rufus Dayglo.

Third in a line of special Tank Girl one-shots from Image! Tank Girl returns -- and returns -- and returns! Lost in a sea of dopplegangers, Tank Girl almost loses her mind, but an old army buddy is on hand to finish the job in bloodthirsty style. In a second story, Tank Girl tries to curb Booga's internet shopping habit, but she ends up in a gang fight! As always, this Image Special is rammed to the rafters with bonus material, including the long-awaited Cut N' Dress Booga! A comic of all meat and no gristle.

32 pages, black and white, $3.99.


Art and cover by Dan Brereton.

After more than 20 years, Brereton, award-winning comics creator and painter, collects his best works for the very first time in this beautiful full-color hardcover volume. The Goddess & The Monster features 144 pages of furiously colorful illustrations in Brereton's unmistakable style, spanning his work in comics, film and more, ranging from the commercial to personal, adventurous to lurid, dark to heroic. Signed and numbered remarqued editions contain an original sketch, and are limited to only 200 copies!

144 pages, $24.99 (Signed and numbered edition, $50), in stores on August 4.


Written by Nick Spencer, art by Ron Salas and Joe Eisma, cover by Eisma.

In Existence 2.0, self-absorbed physicist Sylvester Baladine finds his consciousness transferred into the body of the hit man who just killed him. In Existence 3.0, it's corporate warfare like you've never seen as the only living prototype of the consciousness transfer process fights to survive against a wild variety of deadly threats! Collects Existence 2.0 #1-3 and Existence 3.0 #1-4.

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on August 18.


Art and cover by Frank Cho.

From the creator of Liberty Meadows and Zombie King, Frank Cho Women: Selected Drawings And Illustrations showcases some of Cho's past and present illustrations. You will see why he's considered one of the top modern masters of the female form!

112 pages, black and white, $14.99, in stores on August 4.


Written by Daniel Berman and Michael Avon Oeming, art by John Broglia, cover by Oeming.

Paul is an everyday guy. Well, he's really the god Apollo (no really), and he's in hiding. Against great odds, Paul will battle monsters and demi-gods. He'll even go to Hades and back to protect his mortal family. You'll see why being Paul's friend is dangerous -- and why being Paul is complex! Contains a slew of extras, including covers, character designs, sequential break downs, pin ups, promo art, and original scripts! Collects God Complex #1-7

184 pages, $24.99, in stores on August 25.


Written by Tim Seeley, art by Bryan Baugh, Kevin Mellon and Seeley, cover by Ryan Ottley.

An utterly defeated Cassie must overcome the death of her father if she's gong to escape a run-in with the police, a host of vengeance-seeking enemies, and a whole bunch of new slashers! Will Vlad be enough back up, or will the slasher-hunting duo need to turn to some unlikely allies? Collects Hack/Slash #18-34, plus the Entry Wound one-shot.

296 pages, $34.99, in stores on August 25.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis and Steve Niles, art by Ashley Wood, Ben Templesmith cover Ben Templesmith.

Hellspawn marked the return of Spawn; the guns blazing, take-no-prisoners warrior. This next step in the evolution of Todd McFarlane's hell-born creation featured the creative minds of Brian Michael Bendis, Steve Niles, Ashley Wood and Ben Templesmith, who redefined the mythos of the Hellspawn. The Hellspawn Complete Collection includes the entire Hellspawn series along with never-before-seen art, a cover gallery and behind the scenes content in an oversized, hardcover format. This hardcover book reprints Hellspawn #1-16, and includes new cover artwork by Ben Templesmith.

400 pages, $39.99, in stores on August 4.


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

In the aftermath of his battle with Conquest, Invincible and his world are left in ruins. He's faced with questions he doesn't know how to answer about his future as a hero and what is needed to actually protect the people of Earth. Meanwhile: deep in space, Nolan and Allen the Alien are making preparations for the impending Viltrumite War! This volume is not to be missed! Collects Invincible #66-70 and Invincible Returns #1.

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on August 25.


Written by Jay Faerber, art by Yildiray Cinar, cover by Cinar and Jacob Baake.

Long-kept secrets are revealed in the final volume of the Noble Causes saga as Image Comics' most dysfunctional superhero family returns for their last collection of adventures. Collects Noble Causes #37-40.

104 pages, $12.99, in stores on August 25.


Written, art and cover by Erik Larsen.

Collecting for the first time Savage Dragon's epic team up with Invincible, Spawn, ShadowHawk and Witchblade! When Solar Man decided it was time to take control of Earth, Savage Dragon gathered the most awe-inspiring show of force ever assembled to oppose him! All that, plus Dragon's search for his wife comes to its tragic conclusion. Collects Savage Dragon #139-144

128 pages, $16.99, in stores on August 18.


Written by Rob Liefeld, art and cover by Marat Mychaels and Matt Yackey, variant cover by Liefeld.

Clash of Titans! Genocide and Battlestone stage a battle to the death in the streets on Los Angeles. Boone and Roman arrive onboard the alien mothership in order to sabotage the fleet!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 25.


Written by David Hine and Shaky Kane, art and cover by Kane.

Steve Nyman dons the costume of Coffin Fly to battle dinosaurs and Zombie Nam Vets on the Graveyard Planet. Meanwhile, in our insert Classic Comic, Ramona Queen of the Stone Age battles dinosaurs and Zombie Nam Vets... Realities collide in the story we just had to call "Dead Finks Walking!"

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 18.

CHEW #14

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

"Just Desserts," Part Four -- Cibopath showdown!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 25.


Written by AJ Lieberman, art and cover by Riley Rossmo.

Fingerpointing. In-fighting. Double crosses. And the return of one Johann Blaq! The triplets' mission couldn't be going worse... Until their boat blows up and one of their own is revealed a traitor. Oh yeah, and the Viking's back! Only you'll never believe where Duncan finds him...

24 pages, $3.99. in stores on August 25.


Written by Christopher "Mink" Morrison, art by Davide Fabbri, cover by Paolo Parente.

"Gunter Valley," Part Three--TWI Story Studios presents Paolo Parente's pin-up girl & war machine universe like you have never seen. Issue #3 is the thrilling conclusion to the covert Allied mission to loot a castle deep behind enemy lines, and they inadvertently save the world from destruction. Meanwhile, Soviet Commander Koshka Rudinova and her well-armored KV-47 robot team are on the run after discovery by an Axis air patrol.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 11.


Written by Jay Faerber, art by Julio Brilha, cover by Mahmud A. Asrar and Ron Riley, incentive cover by Erik Larsen and Riley.

More teenage Image heroes guest star as the fight against the alien menace continues. Meanwhile, Wraith gets a shocking look at his heritage. Plus, in the exclusive back-up series, Notorious is targeted by the assassin Omerta!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 25.


Written by Richard Starkings, art by Andre Szymanowicz and Marian Churchland, cover by Camilla D'Errico.

"Questionable Things," Part Six. Thanks to their associations with the Elephantmen, it seems that neither Vanity nor Miki are as safe as they thought they were.

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


Written by Tim Seeley, art by Dan Leister and Mark Englert, covers by Seeley/Carlos Badilla and Mike Norton/Nei Ruffino.

Cassie has found a friend for the first time in her life! But there's more to Sarah than meets the eye. What is the secret behind the arcade game Blud Bus? And what does it have to do with the kids who keep turning up dead in a cornfield? The story behind Cassie's first case gets twisted!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 11.


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

Before he died, Doctor Shillinger was working toward achieving the reanimation of dead tissue. Along the way he stumbled across something much more deadly. Now, what he discovered has been perfected -- and Haunt must face his greatest threat yet!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 4.


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

The Viltrumite War continues! It's all been leading up to this: Invincible vs. Thragg, one-on-one! It's the fight to end all fights, and the fate of the entire universe hangs in the balance. Whatever you do, don't miss this issue!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 18.


Written by Jane Wiedlin and Bill Morrison, art by Morrison and Tone Rodriguez, cover by Morrison.

Lady Robotika is treated to a VIP tour of New Detroit Rock City, but it's not the enlightened utopia it seems to be. Lady Robotika's cyborg powers manifest themselves for the first time when a racial incident involving the cyborg slave population of Herron IV erupts during a command performance!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 18.


Written by Nathan Edmondson, art and cover by Brett Weldele.

"Burn Out Bright."At the height of their desperation, and pursued by a violent killer, Coyle and Avery race from Portland to where the only hope that they have left lies: the largest power plant in the state.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 4.

META 4 #3

Written and art by Ted McKeever, cover by McKeever and Dana Mooreshead.

The massively muscled woman Gasolina, having named the "space-man" Bzoma after a receipt found in his suit, assists the amnesiac astronaut in his journey of self-discovery, which is traveled down a road of bizarre nightmares, twisted romance and comedic insanity on the shady and weird streets of Coney Island.

32 pages, black and white, $3.50, in stores on August 11.


Written, art and cover by James Stokoe.

"Through Mondu Pass"--A daring escape puts fugitive orc One-Eye and his would be ransomer Bowie between a rock and a hard place. The Orc Tzar's continent-spanning mob hot on their heels, it seems the only option is to travel through Mondu Pass, the rumored home of an ancient implacable evil.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 25.


Written, art and cover by Erik Larsen.

"Emperor Dragon," Part One--Savage Dragon is dead. The Dragon has reverted to the man he was prior to being found in a burning field. Now he plans to take over this periled planet for himself! That puts him at odds with every being on the face of the earth, man or god! Enter: Thor -- the deadliest god of them all! And whichever one wins -- we lose! It all starts here: The most-savage saga yet! Plus the next in a series of Twisted Savage Dragon Funnies! This one's by Rachel Freire, featuring a 1950s-style Dragon! Groovy!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 4.


Written by Dan Wickline, art by Tone Rodriguez, covers by Szymon Kudranski and Rodriguez.

"Resurrection," Part Four--The vigilante back from the dead versus the villain who can't seem to die! The man called Atrocity is in police custody, but finding out who is under the mask is only the beginning of the mystery. The true motive behind the killing is revealed and it leads to the moment that ShadowHawk fans have been waiting for since he reclaimed the helmet.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 4.

SPAWN #206

Written by Will Carlton, art by Syzmon Kudranski and Todd McFarlane, cover by Kudranski.

Jim is paid a visit by the biggest guest-star of all -- God. Jim's ambitious attempts to discover his identity literally lead him to the pearly gates. Meanwhile, his celebrity status begins to take a toll on his relationships with those trying to help him, but he's one step closer to finding the answers he's looking for.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 25.


Written, art and cover by Kody Chamberlain.

A psychotic spree killer continues to terrorize New Orleans, but Detective Curt Delatte has already picked up his scent. To end the slaughter, Delatte must revisit a world he'd rather forget -- a dark world filled with pimps, hookers, snitches and bums.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 18.


Written, art and cover by Tom Beland.

It's the TMI issue as Tom talks about... viagra. Everyone knows about the fun times you can have in separate bathtubs, with all that groovy music in the background. But no one knows about the horrible side effects -- and not just the four-hour one. Tune in and learn wayyy too much about Tom Beland!

24 pages, black and white, in stores on August 11.


Written by Jonathan Ross, art and cover by Tommy Lee Edwards, covers by Michael Kaluta and Dave Gibbons.

"The Bloodfather" -- series conclusion! This is it. The final battle. The Vampire Family have swollen their ranks. Manhattan is nearly theirs. The cops have been transformed into a willing army of bloodthirsty footsoldiers. In the garden, the trees hang heavy with living victims, unwilling sacrifices, waiting to shed their life-blood onto the ancient and evil roots that feed The Old One--The First Vampire--The Bloodfather.

Former gang boss Eddie Falco -- no longer the man he once was -- in fact, no longer a man at all -- must lead his rag-tag army of reluctant heroes up against the might of their supernatural enemies. But can Eddie trust that when the chips are down, his uneasy alliance between Samual Kane and his Uptown Racketeers, the half-human/half-vampire Dragonmir brothers and Squeed, the alien with a powerful secret locked onboard his ship--will hold fast? Where will their loyalties lie in the final battle?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 29.


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

The conflict escalates.

32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on August 11.


Written by Rob Zombie, art and cover by Donny Hadiwidjaja and Val Staples.

Leon's plans for the show take a turn for the worse when Valerie returns to Los Angeles.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 25.

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