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'68: SCARS #1

Written by Mark Kidwell, art by Nat Jones and Jay Fotos, covers by Nat Jones.

In the heart of war-torn Saigon, a handful of battered survivors hold Tan Son Nhat Airport against an endless army of Viet Cong and the shambling dead. Crumbling bunkers defend the outer perimeter as inside... a seething hatred builds. And in the jungle, the desperate remainders of a deep recon SEAL team meet their luckless rescuers in the dripping shadows of a tropical slaughterhouse. As old wounds heal, new ones open... and souls are laid bare.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 16.


Written by Nathan Edmondson, art by Marc Laming, cover by Mitch Gerads.

"Camouflage." Who was Leslie before she was Fiddler? Guest artist Marc Laming draws a flashback issue of Leslie Ryan's days in Civil Affairs on an early geopolitical mapping mission that takes her to a dangerously isolated village west of the Congo. The Activity continues to globetrot with a finger on the trigger at all times.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 9.


Written by Jonathan Ross, art and cover by Bryan Hitch.

From aero to unlikely hero, Tommy Watts is the new face of America's Got Powers, the most-watched TV show on the planet! Behind the girls, glamour and glory though, there are hard personal truths to face ? and when he does face them, Tommy might just break the world.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 30.


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

"The New Creator," part five. As the initial arc in Top Cow's Rebirth comes to a conclusion, Tom Judge sees his mission clearly for the first time. He failed to prevent the end of the last universe, but saving this one may require him to destroy everything. Marz and Sejic set the stakes that will consume the Top Cow Universe for the year to come.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 16.


Written by Mark Poulton and Rob Liefeld, art by Owen Gieni, cover by Rob Liefeld.

"In the Mouth of Madness," Part Two. Guest-starring Bloodwulf! With the aid of Bloodwulf, Avengelyne and friends try to fight their way out of Hell. Along the way, they meet old enemies with scores to settle, leading to one shocking conclusion.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 30.


Written by Tim Seeley, art by Franchesco Gaston, covers by Tim Seeley and Carlos Badilla.

It's a Blood Brothers reunion, as a ticked off Battlestone comes gunning for his brother, Cabbot. Does the newly reborn Bloodstrike team have what it takes to save their leader from fratricide?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 30.


Written by Viktor Kalvachev and Andrew Osborne, art by Viktor Kalvachev and various, cover by Viktor Kalvachev.

"Serenity."It's all been leading to this: the stakes are high, the chips are down and the cards are on the table as Blue Estate's first season goes out with a bang! See who gets what they deserve, who deserves what they get and who winds up in body bags as the 100% cool Hollywood crime saga explodes in a gun-blazing, house-razing grand finale!

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


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

"The Hatred Out of Space." A planet full of hate explodes and aeons later a meteorite lands on Earth, resurrecting a platoon of US soldiers. The full story of The Hateful Dead, featuring art from the legendary set of bubblegum cards, reproduced as full-size paintings.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 30.

CHEW #26

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

"Space Cakes," Part One. "Open the door, sir. I'm Toni Chu, Agent of NASA. I'm here to lick your paintings."

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 16.


Written by Nathan Edmondson, art and cover by Nic Klein.

"Ouverture." Retired assassin Alan Fisher and his ballerina companion must escape a ruthless sniper who stalks them through the streets of Milan. To survive and protect the love of his life, Alan will unravel the tapestry of the past he's kept hidden and discover the killer's impossible identity.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 16.


Written by Landry Quinn Walker, art and cover by Eric Jones.

Yoshimi Onomoto returns to her homeland a fugitive as Danger Club leader Kid Vigilante and his arch-nemesis Ladybug confront their pasts in the Cave of Vengeance. Old wounds are opened again, and new mysteries arise as the world faces its imminent doom.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 16.


Written by David Hine, art and cover by Jeremy Haun.

"The Crack in Everything," Part Three. At home, Jackie remains blissfully unaware of the rot growing under the surface of his perfect family life. But at the office, he's painfully aware that the cold war brewing between him and the Bulgarian mafiya is about to boil over.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 9.


Written, art and cover by Raffaele Ienco.

Hitmen and mercenaries from around the globe are ordered by the President to bring down an eighteen-year-old super assassin named Song -- but she's going to turn the tables on them -- and every kill is going to be epic! Song has trained for years into adulthood to take revenge on the man responsible for her parents' deaths -- the man who has just been elected President!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 2.


Written by Ed Brubaker, art by Sean Phillips and Dave Stewart, cover by Sean Phillips.

The surprise hit of 2012 continues! Fatale's first arc veers dangerously toward its crushing end... all the pieces are in place, Josephine and her lover are prepared to execute their plan, but only one of them knows what kind of men (or demons) they're dealing with. Nothing will go as planned, and there will be blood.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 2.


Written by Joe Keatinge, art and cover by Ross Campbell.

"Destroyer," Part One. The secrets of Glory's past, present and future have all been revealed, but now those closest to her must suffer their consequences. The Extreme relaunch revolution continues with Glory fully coming into her role as the new universe's instrument of war and nothing will stand in her way, not even her allies.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 16.


Written by Kurtis J. Wiebe, art and cover by Aluisio Santos.

Grim Leaper is a gory romantic comedy. Lou Collins is caught in a cyclical curse of violent, gruesome deaths and new beginnings in the bodies of strangers. With no clue why, Lou desperately searches for a way to break the curse and cross over peacefully to the other side. Then equally doomed Ella comes along. It's a love story to die for.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 30.


Written by Justin Jordan art by Daniel Lester, cover by Ryan Browne and Jim Zub.

"The Good Son," part one. Guest writer Justin Jordan brings his strange talent for gore and horror to Hack/Slash! Vlad and Cassie must travel back to Chicago in search of Vlad's elusive mutant family to find a cure. If Vlad's disease doesn't kill him, his aunt, cousin and grandpa just might!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 23.


Written by Joe Casey, art and cover by Nathan Fox.

The mystery of Still Harvey Tubman gets even more mysterious as the Kilgore brothers are forced to confront their own surreal, family dysfunction. Of course, the most important question of all is: Who is Lady Haunt!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 30.


Written by Joe Keating, art and cover by Andre Szymanowicz.

"Last Day on Earths," Part Three. Kurtzburg University, one of the most elite colleges for super-powered individuals, is now the victim of a massive, unexpected attack and everyone believes Ben Day's responsible. When the super-powered community isn't enough to find him, there's only one man they call. All this, plus Ben begins to find out what exactly it means to be the "last Day on Earths."

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 2.


Written by Robert Kirkman, art by Ryan Ottley and Cory Walker, cover by Ryan Ottley, Cory Walker and John Rauch.

What has been going on with Monster Girl and Robot? What happened to them while they were in the Flaxan dimension? All answers will be revealed ó starting now! Meanwhile, trouble is brewing in the present and the New Invincible is already in over his head! All this -- and where is Mark Grayson?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 16.


Written by S. Steven Struble, art by Sina Grace, wraparound cover by Cory Walker. "

"Sciene of You." The Li'l Depressed Boy's world is growing and the past is starting its long journey in the rearview. What does the future hold for LDB?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 30.


Written by Jonathan Hickman, art by Nick Pitarra and Cris Peter.

"The Bomb." The Death of FDR leaves the Manhattan Projects in chaos as questions of leadership arise. The world's first Artificial Intelligence is created 40 years ahead of schedule. And whatever happened to the third atomic bomb developed by Oppenheimer and his unparalleled Science Team?

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 9.


Written by Jim McCann, art and cover by Rodin Esquejo and Sonia Oback.

After Elle Peterssen is mysteriously attacked on a Manhattan subway platform, she is left in a coma, the only clues to her attacker trapped inside her mind. No one knows the identity of the person behind this brutal beating or where they will strike next. In this new ongoing series, everyone is suspect, and no one is innocent.

48 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 2.


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

Sister knows best.

40 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 23.


Written, art and cover by Paul Grist.

When his mud powers go out of control, Owen Craig has no choice but to turn to the mysterious Mister Gull for help. But just because it's the only choice doesn't make it a good one.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 30.


Written by Jay Faerber, art by Simone Guglielmini, cover by Francesco Francavilla.

Markham gets mixed up with two families engaged in a blood feud that has lasted for generations.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 23.


Written by Angelo Tirotta, art and cover by Richard Jordan.

"Home Again" Part Four. Something evil is brewing under the farm, everyone is dead or dying, and Dee is stuck in the middle of it all. With family secrets out in the open it's up to Dee to stop the winged monster from killing again, but is it already too late?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 23.


Written by Kurtis J. Wiebe, art and cover by Tyler Jenkins.

"The Great Escape," Part Four. The road to Paris proves highly dangerous for Peter and the boys and with three new recruits it becomes impossible to hide from the German army. With the city in sight, they must overcome the biggest obstacle to their freedom yet

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 9.


Written by Nathan Crosy and Ben McCool, art by Breno Tamura and Will Sliney, cover by Dennis Calero.

"Straight into Compton." Brad new arc: The KGB Cuban sleeper cell's new mission is simple: Kill every gangster in Compton and steal all their drugs. But what's that got do with overthrowing the U.S. government?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 23.


Written by Brandon Graham, art by Farel Dalyrmple, cover by Simon Roy and Jason Wordle.

Prophet is trapped on an alien slave ship manufacturing living missiles in the middle of a massive space war.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 23.


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

It's dog-eat-dog out there. And dog-eat-man. A mysterious infection has turned the whole world into a free-for-all feeding frenzy overnight and the forest is alive with infected animals and people out for your blood. They're after you and they're hungry! If only they weren't walking. If only they weren't dead!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 23.


Written by Brian K. Vaughan, art and cover by Fiona Staples.

Stranded on a mystical alien world, new parents Marko and Alana encounter their greatest fear.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 16.


Written, art and cover by Erik Larsen.

"Overlord Triumphant." Overlord is back - and it's up to Malcolm Dragon and Angel to bring him in. Are they up for the task? The answer will shock you!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 23.


Written by Jonathan Hickman, art and cover by Ryan Bodenheim.

"Never Get Caugh." We learn the secret past of the Steadfast Security's chief operator as clues begin to appear regarding the mysterious KODIAC protocols. Someone gets out of jail, someone gets divorced, someone comes home dead.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 16.


Written by Ron Marz, art and cover by Lee Moder and various.

"The Hidden Fortress," Part Two. Shinku must delve deep into her clan's samurai past as her bloody battle with the vampires rages on! The virus to destroy the vampire horde nears completion, but Shinku's enemies have gone underground. Can she find them before they rise again?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 23.


Written by Jim Zub, art by Edwing Huang and Misty Coats, cover by Saejin Oh.

"Six Shooter on the Seven Seas," part two. Secrets revealed. The gun. The gun. The gun. The gun. The gun. The gun. The gun. The gun. The gun. The gun. The gun. The gun. The gun. The gun. The gun. The gun. The gun. The gun...

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 9.

SPAWN #219

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

"Eye of the Storm," part one. Spawn vs. Malebolgia - the conclusion! The epic battle between the one-time ruler of Hell's Eighth Circle and the world's newest Hellspawn is here. But the showdown may be more one-sided than anyone expected. Witness a new evolution as Spawn heads into its next unexpected and thrilling chapter.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 2.


Written by Erik Larsen, art by Erik Larsen and Cory Hamscher, cover by Erik Larsen.

"Storming Heaven." Following Alan Moore's final Supreme tale, writer/artist Erik Larsen takes up where he left off. Supreme's most hated nemesis, Darius Dax, has rallied a thousand versions of himself to face the Ivory Icon! Against such odds, Supreme turns to the Supremacy for aid - and ultimately the deadliest Supreme of them all! Is the world ready for the return of Rob Liefeld's Supreme? A shocker!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 2.


Written by Robert Kirkman and Nick Spencer, art and cover by Shawn Martinbrough.

Augustus' past comes to full light as the hunt for Redmond rages further. Will the mistakes of his son jeopardize Conrad Paulson's greatest caper?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 2.


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

Two issues in one month! The start of a new storyline, leading up to our monumental issue 100! After nearly 100 issues, Rick and the other survivors finally have "Something to Fear."

32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on May 9.


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

Two issues in one month! "Something to Fear" continues.

32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on May 30.


Written, art and cover by Joshua Luna.

Sam has looked into the face of pure evil, and he heard it speak. The problem is -- the voice won't go away. Desperate to rid his mind of it, Sam devises a morally questionable plan. He may save his sanity, but will he lose his soul in the process?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 30.


Written by Tim Seeley, art by Diego Bernard and Fred Benes, cover by John Tyler Christopher.

"Portals," part one. Even as she struggles to make ends meet as a PI, Sara Pezzini can't help but be drawn into the corrupt supernatural underbelly of Chicago. Her discovery of mystical portals around the city will lead her to a realm unlike anything she's experienced before and bring her face-to-face with a former bearer of the Witchblade!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 2.


Written by John McLaughlin, art by Jon Malin and Rob Liefeld, cover by Rob Liefeld.

It's the 20th anniversary of the comic book that launched the Image Revolution in 1992! Rob Liefeld's Youngblood returns bigger and better than ever with an all-new look at the next generation of superheroes, courtesy of screenwriter John McLaughlin (Black Swan, Parker), up-and-coming artist Jon Malin and Youngblood creator and Image founder Rob Liefeld.

In this first issue, a young reporter is embedded in the Youngblood team. Her assignment is to gather enough information for a humiliating puff piece, but she quickly discovers Shaft, Vogue, Lady Photon, Die Hard and Cougar are a team to be reckoned with. Badrock would be part of the group too... if he wasn't in a coma with wounds that have nearly pulverized his otherwise rock-hard hide.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on May 23.



Written by Malachy Coney and Scott Lobdell, art by Joe Benitez and Clarence Lansang, cover by Joe Benitez.

Origin completed! In this final volume of The Darkness: Origins trade line, Jackie Estacado puts his house in order and assumes control of his life with the Darkness. First, Jackie's family life in the Franchettis is thrown into upheaval when his uncle Cristo and cousin Nicoletta return and bring old feuds with them. Then Jackie discovers he has a twin sister he never knew right before the Angelus and Sonatine return for a climactic showdown. Collects The Darkness #19-25.

176 pages, $19.99, in stores on May 30.


Written by Johnny Zito, Tony Trov and Christian Weiser, art and cover by Paul Maybury.

Isolated on the farthest frontier of civilization, Nocturnal monsters stalk Captain Zoe and the crew of Mars Base Bowie. Lines are drawn and loyalties are tested as dissent grows within the ranks. Faced with mutiny, death and dishonor; Zoe must sacrifice her humanity if she hopes to survive. Collects Dogs of Mars #1-4 as seen on Comixology.

120 pages, $15.99, in stores on May 2.


Written by Richard Starkings, art by Moritat, Boo Cook, Axel Medellin, Rob Steen and Ladronn, cover by Boo Cook.

Collecting the sold out War Toys trade paperback, now in full color for the first time, and the sequel, Enemy Species, this volume is packed with extras, including Moritat and Boo Cook sketchbooks and work by Ladronn, Marian Churchland, Rob Steen and a new prologue by Axel Medellin!. Collects Elephantmen: War Toys, Vol. 1: No Surrender; Elephantmen: Yvette One Shot and Elephantmen #34-35.

312 pages, $24.99, in stores on May 30.


Written by Jim Krueger, art by Mike Oeming and Mike Parobeck, cover by John K. Snyder III.

Justice was the age of heroes. Earth X, their twilight battle.

But when all the heroes are gone, who will fill their shoes?

Jim Krueger's cult-favorite heroes return in a very special collection featuring art by Mike Oeming and pinups and stories from Parobeck, Ross, Mignola, Sale, Simonson and more. Collects Foot Soldiers #1-4.

176 pages, $19.99, in stores on May 16.


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

The monthly title brings its third knock-out story arc to trade paperback format. The Kilgore brothers settle into their newfound power, but nothing is ever easy in the world of Haunt. The Mysterious creature The Apparition relentlessly chases down the duo. However, a new ally may have the answers to The Apparition's defeat. Collects Haunt #13-18.

160 pages, $16.99, in stores on May 16.


Written, art and cover by Jim Mahfood.

Cult favorite Jim Mahfood's mega-popular gonzo-style autobio web comic is collected in print, for the first time ever!! Relive the action, the late night destruction, the traveling, the comic cons, the dance parties, the art-makin' and the love-takin' all in this ridiculously handsome volume. Plus, exclusive new strips created just for this book and a snazzy photo section, too!

144 pages, black and white, $16.99, in stores on May 23.


Written by Bryan Edward Hill and Rob Levin, art by Tony Shasteen and Dennis Calero, cover by Tony Shasteen.

Top Cow Productions and Heroes and Villains Entertainment present the next evolution of supernatural noir! It's the message on the walls. It's the feeling in your gut. In this city, ''We Are All Lost.'' Ray certainly is; he's a former cop turned private eye and junkie, haunted by his past in a city with no sun and no hope. A beautiful woman and a slick criminal both offer him the same job: find a girl name Madeline and bring her to them. Ray doesn't want the job, but he can't just leave this girl trapped in the middle. Thrust into the city's twisted underbelly, Ray will unveil Netherworld's darkest secrets and come face-to-face with his past. Collects Netherworld #1-5.

160 pages, $19.99, in stores on May 23.


Written by Nate Cosby and Ben McCool, art by Brena Tamura and Will Sliney, cover by Dave Gibbons.

The second-generation KGB Cuban sleeper cell saga continues. The Pigs break into San Quentin Penitentiary to kill a criminal, but find an entire army of neo-Nazis waiting for them. Collects Pigs #5-8.

112 pages, $12.99, in stores on May 2.


Written by Garth Ennis, art and cover by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti.

Back in print! Reintroducing the outrageous story of The Pro in a paperback version of the deluxe hardcover edition. Just when you think Garth Ennis has gone too far, just when you thought it was safe to walk the streets, just when you thought no one would go near the idea of the world's first superhero prostitute... here comes The Pro! Plus, in "The Pro Meets the Ho," our plucky heroine faces a super-powered ìsoiled doveî whose powers of perversion exceed the Pro's own!

72 pages, $7.99, in stores on May 9.


Written by Shane Houghton, art and cover by Chris Houghton.

"Monsters, Mayhem and Moutstaches." The bear-riding cowboy returns with more hilarious adventures! In this exciting collection, Reed Gunther tells his origin tale, battles a reverse werewolf, gets stuck in a hole, buys new boots, gets possessed by an evil spirit, eats pickles, and lots more. Of course his best friends Sterling and Starla are there for all the dangerous, heart-warming and goofy adventures. Collects Reed Gunther #6-10.

172 pages, $14.99, in stores on May 30.


Written by Joshua Williamson, art by Seth Damoose, cover by Seth Damoose and Dan Duncan.

The series is collected in trade paperback! Are you addicted to aliens? Late night encounters? Abductions? Probes? Then become a member of Xenoholics Anonymous! Members of a support group that claim to be victims of alien abductions try to solve the mysterious disappearance of the Doctor who led their group but find themselves involved in a larger conspiracy. X-files and Fire in the Sky meet Chew in this exploration of the xenoholic subculture. Collects Xenoholics #1-5.

136 pages, $14.99, in stores on May 16.


Art by Clayton Crain.

Celebrate 20 years of Spawn with us! The second installment of our 2012 quarterly poster program starts now with this memorable digitally painted piece from renowned artist Clayton Crain. Look for two additional posters to be released later this year in this poster series. Sized to be perfect for framing to showcase this fantastic art!

24 inches by 36 inches, $9.99, in stores on May 9.

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