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Written, art and cover by Jim Starlin.

"Book of Revelation," part one. After being attacked by some of his fellow 'Breed, Ray Stoner realizes he can no longer hide from what he is: a monster. He returns to the mystical city Elsewhere and discovers much has changed. The struggle he is unwillingly part of has become extremely more dangerous and the stakes astronomically higher.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Mark Andrew Smith, art and cover by Armand Villavert and Carlos Carrasco.

Welcome to Gladstone's School for World Conquerors, a top-secret academy for the children of the world's greatest super villains to learn the trade. Join us as Kid Nefarious, Mummy Girl, Martian Jones, Ghost Girl, and the infamous Skull brothers unearth the School's and their parents' hidden past.

40 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 4.


Written by Ron Marz, art by Jeremy Haun, covers by Eric Canete, Dale Keown and John Tyler Christopher.

Apocalypse approaches! As the final act of Artifacts begins the lines have been drawn and the ultimate battle for the fate of the Top Cow Universe begins. The alliance formed by Sara Pezzini, bearer of the Witchblade and Jackie Estacado, host of The Darkness, has been battered to the edge of defeat. Meanwhile, the antagonist's machinations have gone exactly as planned and his bearers move to bring about Armaggedon to remake the world. One question remains... what role will Sara and Jackie's daughter Hope play in the end of the Universe? PLUS: Each issue will also feature a Top Cow Origin backup written by Marz.

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


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

Super Dinosaur is finally here! In this stand-alone origin special, learn everything there is to know about Derek Dynamo's best friend, Super Dinosaur! Where did he come from? How did he avoid extinction? What is Inner-Earth? And what the heck is DynOre and why is it so dangerous?! All this and more will be revealed.

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


Written by El Torres, art by Abe Hernando and Kwaichang Kraneo and a cover by Raul Allen.

"Let the Bata Speak." In our world there exists an ancient religion with many names and many disguises: Candomble, Palo Mayombe, Santeria... Voodoo. FBI agent Martin Irons is sent to investigate the sudden deaths of an entire gathering of followers at a ceremony, an assignment horrible enough before one of the mangled corpses rises and leads him on a sinister path. A new horror story with possesions, santeros, zombies... all set to the thunderous boom of drums!

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


Written by John Mahoney and Filip Sablik, art and cover by Thomas Nachlik.

Alec King is a born loser. A small time criminal who has never succeeded at anything in life and whose fear of failure has crippled him. When his only friend, Brian, the brains and charm of their two-man operation, convinces Alec to help him with a hit contract on a mayoral candidate his life unravels to rock bottom. But sometimes we need to hit rock bottom to begin the climb towards a better day...

32 pages, black and white, $3.99, in stores on May 25.


Written by Daniel Corey, art and cover by Anthony Diecidue.

"The Dark Chamber," part one. It is the dawn of World War I, and Sherlock Holmes has been dead for 20 years. Holmes' enemy — Professor James Moriarty — is a lost man. MI5 blackmails Moriarty into finding Holmes' long-lost brother, Mycroft, but what at first appears to be a routine case leads to a web of intrigue that involves a psychic box and its creator, a woman from Moriarty's past, and a new villain that threatens to be greater than Moriarty ever was! Moriarty is a new science fiction-noir starring the nefarious Professor Moriarty, arch nemesis of Sherlock Holmes.

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


Written by Jeff Cahn, art by Salvador Navarro and Ifansyah Noor.

"Adrenaline."It's been over 70 years since the world first began its research into creating a Super Soldier. In 2011, the United States successfully created not one, but two. The latest in US Black Ops, Project Red Spike discovered that through the manipulation and regulation of the adrenal glands the super soldier was one step closer. The first (surviving) successes of the program, two close friends Matt Cutler and Greg Dane, have been proven on the field to be everything that was wanting in the program. But what happens when an adrenaline regulator malfunctions? What happens should one man refuse to follow orders if he finds out the true price they had to pay for these abilities and goes AWOL? How do we stop him? What price becomes too high?

32 pages, $1, in stores on May 4.


Written, art and cover by Jimmie Robinson.

Continuing the bawdy Bomb Queen series, this volume features President Obama's efforts to shut down Bomb Queen's city of crime. However, President Obama learns it's not easy to beat the evil Bomb Queen, especially when she creates a smear campaign on par with the Monica Lewinsky scandal. Collects Bomb Queen VI #1-4, a gallery of production art and new content not seen in the single issue series.

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


Written, art and cover by Jim Starlin.

Starlin's groundbreaking series, Breed, is collected into this must-read volume, 167 pages of blood-drenched action. Ray Stoner discovers that he's not exactly who he thinks he is. He's not human; he's 'Breed: half human/half demon and in trouble with just about everyone.

176 pages, $17.99 (Signed and numbered, $49.99).


Written by Ben McCool, art and cover by Ben Templesmith.

Johnny Jackson is a bitter ex-cop working at a deadbeat detective agency, but an escaped fugitive soon thrusts Johnny right back into the thick of the police force... and Shotgun City's despicable underworld. Collects Choker #1-6.

160 pages, $16.99 (Signed and numbered, $39.99).


Written by Robert Kirkman and Benito Cereno, art and cover by Ransom Getty.

Just in time for the second volume of the hit series, this volume reprints the first six-issue miniseries, following Brit as he recruits a new, international Guardians of the Globe roster. Collects Guarding the Globe #1-6.

144 pages, $16.99, in stores on May 25.


Written by Williams Harms, Brad Ingelsby, Jeff Katz, Bryan Edward Hill, Rob Levin and Filip Sablik, art and cover by various.

Top Cow's annual Pilot Season competition draws unprecedented fan and media attention and 2010's crop of competitors was no different. Featuring a variety of creators, genres, and unique ideas, Pilot Season showcases five original series each presented in a "pilot issue", which fans then voted on to determine which series would continue. This year's crop included reinventions of the bank heist, sci-fi conspiracy, supernatural revenge, action-thriller espionage, and deadly femme fatale. In the end, only one series emerged victorious! Collects the pilot issues of 39 Minutes, Asset, Crosshair, Forever, and 7 Days From Hell, along with a cover gallery, behind-the-scenes extras, and commentary from the creators.

160 pages, $19.99, in stores on May 18.

'68 #2

Written by Mark Kidwell, art by Nat Jones, Tim Vigil and Jay Fotos, cover by Jones and Fotos.

An anti-war activist actress on a propaganda tour, a deep cover CIA agent with a secret agenda and a young, Chinese-American grunt facing a screeching, drooling undead thing made up of dozens of Viet-Cong dead...these stories and more intertwine as the Vietnam-Zombie epic continues.

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


Written by Viktor Kalvachev and Andrew Osborne, art by Kalvachev, Nathan Fox, Toby Cypresss and Robert Valley, cover by Kalvachev.

In part two of this fast, funny 100% cool new series for readers of all stripes, Hollywood starlet Rachel Maddox plots with her A.A. sponsor "Johnny" to steal a big pile of dirty money from her shady action star husband, Bruce. What she doesn't know is that "Johnny's" a hit man, Bruce wants her dead and her brother Billy just made a deadly deal with a psycho mobster called Tony Luciano!

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


Written by Joe Casey, art and cover by Mike Huddleston.

Car chases and comicbooks are like oil and water -- until now! You'll feel the motion of the ocean when you open this issue! You'll feel the wind in your hair as Butcher Baker races for his life! Plus, as more enemies conspire, Arnie B. Willard has a cosmic epiphany!

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


Written by Hoang Nguyen, Khari Evans, Paul Gardner and Mike Kennedy, art and cover by Nguyen, Evans and Kinsun Loh.

Giselle heads west, as Howard answers a higher calling. The Greys close in on their wayward sister and the General suspects he has been deceived. Mathilde learns that Gottfaust's rock is more than a metaphor. As Arc One draws to a close the truth surrounding the Kaiser's death is revealed...

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

CHEW #20

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

"FLAMBÉ," Conclusion—Mike Applebee has been itching to get Tony Chu booted from the FDA, and today might be his lucky day. Tony and Colby infiltrate The Church of the Immaculate Ova, a cult of egg worshippers, and things, of course, go terribly wrong. The climax of "FLAMBÉ," Chew's fourth story arc, and the end of an era for Tony Chu!

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


Written by Kennedy Xu, art and cover by Ken chou.

A CORAL installation is under attack by an unrelenting force, as Sean stumbles around the ancient tomb. Can his friends rescue him before the tomb's guardians hunt him down?

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


Written by Phil Hester, art and Sheldon Mitchell, cover by Bane.

"Outer Darkness," part four .Even as The Darkness itself moves against its rebellious host, Jackie Estacado, he realizes that there is another entity marshaling forces against him. Who is the skeleton in Jackie's closet that has come back seeking revenge and possibly control of The Darkness?

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


Written by Richard Starkings, art by Axel Medllin, covers by Boo Cook and J. Scott Campbell.

"The Draong King's Daughter." Ebony's cravings lead him into a world undreamed of, where he journeys dark-eyed, axe in hand, and becomes a prince among thieves, a ruthless mercenary and a slaughterer of demons, and yet also a prisoner of his own melancholy and a love that can never be returned!

44 pages, $3.99.


Written by Kurtis J. Wiebe, art and cover by Riley Rossmo.

Green Wake claims another mutilated victim and the disfigured body leaves little evidence behind. The secrets of this sleepy town begin to creep through the blood filled cracks when Morley Mack confronts one of its oldest residents. Is the key to stopping another macabre murder in the hands of an insane recluse?

24 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 4.


Written by Tim Seeley, art by Daniel Leister, covers by Tim Seeley and Carlos Badilla, covers by Seeley, Carlos Badilla and Erik Jones.

The first story arc comes to brutal, bloody end! Some will live, some will die, and some will be short a few pieces! Two slashers! A whole bunch of victims! And a new status quo for Hack/Slash!

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


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

In a moment of desperation, Haunt turns to the one who told him what he was. Andressa knows much about the supernatural, she knows about the existence of Haunt and about The Apparition, but more importantly... she's knows how to kill it.

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


Written by Nick Spencer, art and cover by Christian Ward.

This is it: the mind-blowing conclusion to the biggest sci-fi epic of 2011! As Mark comes face to face with the makers of The Infinite Vacation and discovers the startling truth behind the multiverse, he'll be forced to make a decision that will change the very nature of life itself forever!

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


Written by Kurtis J. Wiebe, art and cover by Scott Kowalchuk.

"A Manbot Named Jonah." An adrenaline-infused look at the early action days of the Intrepids, learning the realities of a world teetering on the brink of mad scientist hell. With the capture of Dr. Koi's associate, Jonah, the team discover an important clue to the location of their nefarious nemesis.

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


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

Tether Tyrant and Magmaniac have long stood on the sidelines of the villain community — until now! Invincible has more than enough to deal with now that his life is in ruins dealing with the aftermath of... oh, that would be telling.

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


Written by S. Steven Struble, art and cover by Sina Grace.

"There is a Light That Never Goes Out." After birthdays, concerts, bowling and house parties, The Li'l Depressed Boy feels closer to his dream girl more than ever before. In this issue: A new friend, some fried rice, and a kiss.

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


Written, art and cover by Ian Churchill.

"Chapter Six: A Matter of Life and Depth." Still reeling from the startling truth, an angry Steve 'Marineman' Ocean heads back to Marine Base Alpha to confront his father and Admiral Brookes before returning to the 'Leviathan' for the final showdown!

44 pages, $4.99, in stores on May 4.


Written by Ben McCool, art and cover by Nikki Cook.

"Birth." With the strange goings-on coming to a head in Lowesville, Trent makes a shocking discovery in the secret room below the town's library. And with the truth being slowly revealed, the journalist's personal objective changes in a big way... And a visit to the "haunted" forest shakes things up ever further!

32 pages, black and white, $3.50, in stores on May 18.


Written by Bryan J.L. Glass and Michael Avon Oeming, art by Victor Santos, covers by Oeming, Santos and Veronica Gandini.

"Solitaire." Cassius stands alone! As sole protector of the comatose Karic, Cassius must rely on every aspect of his Templar skills to defend them both amidst the frost and fury of a raging blizzard...against a rat horde bent on vengeance! As the snow runs red with the blood of enemies, Cassius wrestles over the stunning truth of Karic's prophecy, destiny and his growing legend.

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


Written by Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber, art and cover by Werther Dell'Edera and Arianna Florean.

Paul's seemingly simple mission spins horribly out of control as he discovers he's not the only pawn in play on Gabriel's chessboard.

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


Written by Nick Spencer, art by Joe Eisma, cover by Rodin Esquejo.

Since enrolling at Morning Glory Academy, perhaps no new student has been through more than Jade. But it turns out, sadly, this is one girl who is no stranger to pain and suffering — learn more about who she is, what she's been through, and what the Academy wants with her right here!

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


Written by Bryan Edward Hill and Rob Levin, art and cover by Tony Shasteen and JD Mettler.

We are all lost! Ray rescued Madeline from the clutches of the City's criminal underworld, but nothing is what it seems. Where in the hell did those demonic thugs come from? And, what do they want from Madeline? As the veil peels revealing the true face of the City, Ray will be confronted with the ultimate decision: Save himself or save everyone? But, when everything you've known is suddenly a lie, where do you find the truth?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 11.


Written, art and cover by Erik Larsen.

"Enter: Warren Terror!" Malcolm Dragon's life has been turned upside down, Becoming an instant celebrity isn't all it's cracked up to be and he finds himself the target of mooches, freeloaders and unwanted attention, including that of a brand new villain! Enter: Warren Terror.

Plus: The beginning of a new Vanguard backup serial by Gary Carlson, Frank Fosco and Erik Larsen.

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


Written by Jim Zub, art by Edwing Huang and Misty Coats, covers by Chris Stevens, Steve Cummings and Espen Grundetjern.

"Five Funerals and a Bucket of Blood," part one. After the events collected in Image's hit trade paperback Skullkickers, Vol. 1, the second SK adventure begins here! In this issue: a den of thieves, a city of danger, nobility, stupidity, dinner parties and bloodthirsty faerie folk.

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

SPAWN #207

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

"Q&A," Part One. Spawn vs. Twitch! Twitch confronts Jim for the first time! But can he survive Jim's growing wrath? Meanwhile, Detective Rowand is introduced to the dark forces at work on Earth, as Sam's life hangs in the balance. A new story arc begins here! Old questions answered! New questions asked! And the return of a villain first brought to life in the pages of Hellspawn!

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


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

At long last, Max Maximus makes his move! Super Dinosaur and Derek Dynamo find themselves face to face with the most fearsome foe they've ever faced... and that's only if they don't freeze to death first

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


Written by Tomm Coker and Daniel Freedman, art by Coker.

To save Mei from her vampire curse, John Sargent sets out to destroy the infamous Shang-Ji. His first stop: Club G-Boss, nightclub, casino and notorious vampire hangout. But after being bitten himself, Sargent is forced to contend with a curse of his own.

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


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

Where do we go from here?

32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on May 4.


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

Everything you've ever wanted to know about the cast of The Walking Dead. The Survivor's Guide is a handy checklist of all the characters who have appeared in the series thus far, alive or dead. This series is a supplement to the comic book series that is now a TV series on AMC!

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


Art by Charlie Adlard.

Remember your favorite moments of the series -- an all-new "tour" t-shirt featuring Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead! Showcasing artwork by Charlie Adlard and listing the most haunting locations.

S-XL, $24.99; XXL, $27.99; in stores on May 25.


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

Rick has gone over the edge. He's alienating everyone around him — people he's come to know and trust, his family, his friends. Rick is becoming more and more isolated within the group. Where he goes from here will test the limits of his humanity.

32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on May 4.


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

The group has a visitor, but is she friend, foe or worse? Where did she come from? How did she survive? Can she be trusted? This is the beginning of a new story arc, an excellent jumping-on point for new readers. The quest to rebuild civilization starts here.

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


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

After the earth shattering events of past issues, Lori is left dealing with the choices she's made and the events that have transpired of no fault of her own. Meanwhile steps are made to turn the prison into a home. Things are winding down and life is becoming more bearable. If only they could forget what they just went through.

32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on May 18.


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

The world they knew is becoming a distant memory. The camp is adjusting to their new life inside the walls of the prison. Things are really starting to settle down. Could the dangers of this new world finally be behind them, or is this the calm before the storm?

32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on May 25.


Written by Nathan Edmondson, art and cover by Tonci Zonjic.

Conclusion! The answer to the past lies in the Morocco desert. Uncovering the truth, however, means placing everything on the line. If Jon or Jake is to escape, it may only be by the sacrifice of one or the other.

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


Written by Ron Marz, art and cover by Stjepan Sejic.

"Tiamat," part two. In modern day New York, the ancient Babylonian goddess Tiamat seeks vengeance upon current Witchblade bearer, Sara Pezzini, to settle an ancient score. With the weight of recent events bearing down on her, can Sara possibly stave off a power older than civilization itself?

32 pages, $3.99.

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