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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2012

BOOM! STUDIOS FOR DECEMBER

DEATHMATCH #1

(W) Paul Jenkins (A) Carlos Magno.

A powerful and mysterious supervillain has imprisoned the world's greatest superheroes, forcing them to fight to the death until there is but one victor. It's kill or be killed as we settle the score on all those hypothetical superhero match-ups in the ultimate Deathmatch.

32 pages, $1.

PLANET OF THE APES: CATACLYSM #4

(W) Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman (A) Damian Couceiro (CA) Alex Ross, Gabriel Hardman.

With nowhere left to turn, Zaius must trust the one ape that has the most to hide... As Ape City continues to burn, will Zaius be reunited with his family before the final calamity arrives?

32 pages, $3.99.

EXILE ON THE PLANET OF THE APES TP

(W) Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman (A) Marc Laming (CA) Gabriel Hardman.

Ape society is evolving, yet not all primates are considered equal. Humans alone lack the power of speech. Two years ago, Dr. Zaius banished all humans from Ape City, launching a campaign of eradication. But one among them was taught to communicate with his hands. Now the human rebellion has begun. They don't need to speak to find their voice... Collecting the critically acclaimed series, find out what happens 18 years before the arrival of Colonel George Taylor from the original 1968 Planet of the Apes movie!

112 pages, $14.99.

GRACE RANDOLPH'S SUPURBIA #2

(W) Grace Randolph (A) Russell Dauterman (CA) Stephane Roux, Russell Dauterman.

After Hayley Harper's televised bombshell, Hella has to face a parole hearing that may send her back behind bars, where Sovereign can't protect her... A new romance is kindled in Alexis's life -- during the middle of a super-powered rooftop heist... Jeremy puts his explorer skills to the test as he hunts down his kidnapped son in the Mongolian wilderness... Sick of living in the shadows of Paul's marriage, Gio has a shocking announcement to make... And what dastardly deeds does Hector Hunt have in store for the neighborhood while the heroes are away?

32 pages, $3.99.

FREELANCERS #3

(W) Ian Brill (A) Joshua Covey (CA) Felipe Smith, Khary Randolph.

Val and Cass' search for their former instructor puts them on a collision course with the woman at the top of the Freelancer food chain, Kathy Rushmore. Our heroines are outgunned and out of cash, but they literally can't afford to fail. The fight that began way back at the Kung Fu orphanage spills out into the streets of L.A.!

32 pages, $3.99.

FANBOYS VS. ZOMBIES #9

(W) Sam Humphries, Shane Houghton (A) Jerry Gaylord (CA) Jerry Gaylord, Dominike Stanton.

New arc! Last month, the new-and-improved Wrecking Crew wrecked shop, eliminating the zombie threat in San Diego and salvaging what they could of the mecca of geek culture. But what happens when they're faced with the Ghosts of Comic-Cons Past? Rising star writer Shane Houghton (Reed Gunther) joins Team FvZ as the fanboy-favorite series enters a new era!

32 pages, $3.99.

FANBOYS VS. ZOMBIES VOLUME 1 TP

(W) Sam Humphries (A) Jerry Gaylord (CA) Humberto Ramos.

San Diego, we have a problem! One is a decrepit mob of gurgling, ravenous fiends... and the other is a zombie outbreak. When there is no more room in Hell, the undead shall take over Comic-Con! A crew of feuding best friends find themselves trapped inside the largest comic convention in America, transformed into a seething cauldron of the undead.

128 pages, $14.99.

STEED & MRS. PEEL #4

(W) Caleb Monroe (A) Will Sliney (CA) Drew Johnson, Mike Perkins.

After the events of their last adventure, John Steed & Emma Peel definitely deserve a night out. But there's something sinister afoot amongst all the champagne & caviar. Murder is the main course at ìThe Black & White Ballî!

32 pages, $3.99.

HELLRAISER: THE ROAD BELOW #3

(W) Brandon Seifert (A) Ibraim Roberson (CA) Tim Bradstreet, Nick Percival

She tried the easy way... Kirsty Cotton wanted no part of the deadly war waged between the Wolfes & the Nethercoates, but with the surviving members of both clans seeing the Cenobite Queen as their salvation, Kirsty will have to take a side -- her own!

32 pages, $3.99.

VALEN THE OUTCAST VOLUME 2 TP

(W) Michael Alan Nelson (A) Matteo Scalera (CA) Khary Randolph

Every quest must end. Valen Brand used to be the beloved King of Oakhaven until the necromancer Korrus Null stole his soul. Now, with the help of his old friend Zjanna and their drunken guide Alexio Cordovan, Valen is on a mission to get it back.

112 pages, $14.99.

THE HYPERNATURALS #6

(W) Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning (A) Tom Derenick, Andres Guinaldo (CA) Francesco Mattina, Wes Craig

Responsible for protecting the Quantinuum, the Hypernaturals face their biggest threat yet, as the Quantinuum itself begins to create catastrophic problems that the Hypernaturals can't even begin to comprehend...

32 pages, $3.99.

HIGHER EARTH #8

(W) Sam Humphries (A) Francesco Biagini (CA) Frazer Irving, Garry Brown

The truth of Higher Earth is out and now Heidi must find a way to make things right. With nowhere else to turn, Heidi must ally herself with the last person she ever suspected. But can they be trusted, or has Heidi lost sight of the truth? Find out in the penultimate issue of Higher Earth!

32 pages, $3.99.

EXTERMINATION #7

(W) Simon Spurrier (A) V Ken Marion (CA) Tom Derenick, Antonio Fuso

Nox and Red Reaper have finally done it--they've found Absolute, the only superhero on the planet who stands any chance of eliminating the alien threat. But once he is awakened, will Absolute side with the Alliance... or the EDDA?

32 pages, $3.99.

BRAVEST WARRIORS #3

(W) Joey Comeau (A) Mike Holmes (CA) Tyson Hesse, Aaron Renier

This clown planet is getting the Bravest Warriors super-down, man. But if someone needs saving, then they're the dudes to do it! The comic adaptation of the new show from Adventure Time creator Pendelton Ward!

32 pages, $3.99.

GARFIELD #8

(W) Mark Evanier (A) Gary Barker, Dan Davis, Mike DeCarlo (CA) Gary Barker

What's on Garfield's Christmas list? Lasagna, lasagna, and more lasagna! Naughty or nice, everyone is welcome to a holiday from Santa's favorite elves, Mark Evanier, Gary Barker, Dan Davis & Mike DeCarlo! This issue will feature a special Christmas themed story -- also, a Santa meets Jim Davis variant cover!

32 pages, $3.99.

ADVENTURE TIME COVER SHOWCASE

(A) Jeffrey Brown, Emily Carroll, Dan Hipp, Frank & Becky, Mike DeForge, Scott C., Bettie Ward (Pen's Mom), James Kochalka, Gabe (from Penny Arcade), Eleanor Davis, Phil McAndrew, Steve Wolfhard (CA) Paul Pope

Collectors love the Adventure Time comic book's many totally math covers by the hottest artists in the comic book industry! See several of your favorite Adventure Time covers packaged into one high-quality special issue featuring a cover by comic book rockstar Paul Pope!

32 pages, $3.99.

ADVENTURE TIME: MARCELINE AND THE SCREAM QUEENS #6

(W/A) Meredith Gran, Nick Edwards (CA) Jab, Chynna Clugston-Flores

The final totally awesome issue of this Adventure Time mini-series! Can the Scream Queens rock their crazy-huge biggest gig ever... and will Princess Bubblegum finally discover the true meaning of ROCK? Final issue of this incredibly popular series!

32 pages, $3.99.

ADVENTURE TIME #11

(W) Ryan North (A) Shelli Paroline, Braden Lamb (CA) Chris Houghton, Tom Waga

New arc! Join Jake the Dog and Finn the Human in the latest of their totally algebraic adventures! Get on board for what critics are calling ìthe best series of 2012î! Ask your retailer about the special Paul Pope Black-and-White variant!

32 pages, $3.99.





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