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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2012

BONGO COMICS FOR JANUARY

VAMPIRELLA STRIKES #1

Written by Tom Sniegoski, art by Johnny D., covers by Michael Turner, David Finch, Johnny D., Milo Manara, photo.

Fearful that her monstrous nature is taking control, Vampirella takes solace in some extreme violence, and conversation, all topped off with a nice glass of Merlot, in a Boston tavern overrun by the demonic in the first part of this six issue story. Living in a world of growing supernatural threats, Vampirella never knows what she will be facing from one moment to the next, but what she finds waiting for her in her Boston Brownstone when she returns from a night of hunting is the most unexpected of all. Angels of Heaven sent by God . . . and they want Vampirella to work for them.

32 pages, $3.99.

VAMPIRELLA #27

Written by Brandon Jerwa, art by Heubert Kahn Michael, covers by Fabiano Neves, Paul Renaud, Lucio Parrillo.

The 2-part "Theories of Relativity" story begins here! Secrets -- and maybe a little blood -- are certain to be spilled when Vampirella finds herself in the midst of an unexpected family reunion. The revelations don't stop there -- we're also pulling back the curtain to reveal the origin stories of Criswell and The Conjuress! How are they connected, and what does their bond have to do with Vampirella's mother, Lilith?

32 pages, $3.99.

VAMPIRELLA VOLUME 3: THRONE OF SKULLS TP

Written by Eric Trautmann, art by Jose Malaga, Patrick Berkenkotter, cover by Paul Renaud.

Welcome of the End of Days. A mysterious hijacking -- by an undetectable force which leaves only death in its wake -- lures Vampirella to Russia, and deeper into a deadly conspiracy where nothing is what it seems. At the request of Vampirella's allies -- the Vatican's paranormal covert strike force, Cestus Dei -- the blood-drinking scourge of the supernatural travels to Russia, on the hunt for a terrifying killer with a gift for murder. But there's more at play than a simple search-and-destroy mission. Complicating matters is the return of the King of the Vampires, Dracula -- more powerful than ever before, and determined to consecrate an unholy pact with ancient, unknowable forces that even the lords of Chaos and Order wisely fear. War is on the horizon, and only one who has worn the Crown of Worms can sit upon a Throne of Skulls. Old foes are reborn, alliances are broken, and nothing in Vampirella's world will ever be the same! Collecting issues #12-20 of the popular ongoing Vampirella series, with a complete cover gallery.

256 pages, $29.99.

THE ART OF VAMPIRELLTHE WARREN YEARS HC

Written by Roy Thomas, art by Frank Frazetta, Sanjulian, Enrich, Jose Gonzalez, Ken Kelly, more, cover by Jose Gonzalez.

In 1969 an iconic image of a mysterious female and the backdrop of an alien moon popped up on America's newsstands and forever became the fantasy of millions of young adult males! Dynamite Entertainment is celebrating these classic images of the original Vampirella series by presenting fans with The Art Of VampirellThe Warren Covers which will feature every image to grace the cover of the Vampirella magazine from issue 1 through 112 and the 1972 Annual. Showcased in their purest form, every cover presented in this volume will be without logos and cover type. This is the first time anywhere that fans can see how the original works of art looked before any design elements were placed over them. Featuring the art of Frank Frazetta, Sanjulian, Enrich, Ken Kelly along with photo covers of the beautiful Barbara Leigh dressed as Vampirella! This is sure to be one of the hottest collectibles in Vampirella history!

200 pages, $39.99.

MASKS #3

Written by Chris Roberson, art by Dennis Calero, covers by Alex Ross, Ardian Syaf, Jae Lee, Stephen Segovia

With criminals and corrupt politicians in power, the masked vigilantes are on the run. The Spider ventures to Albany to investigate the newly elected governor who has signed all of the unjust measures into law, while Green Hornet seeks to find the secret masters of the Justice Party. The Shadow encounters other heroes who have run afoul of the Black Legions, and still more individuals are inspired to don masks and take to the streets in the name of justice.

32 pages, $3.99.

THE SHADOW #10

Written by Victor Gischler, art by Aaron Campbell, cover by Alex Ross, Jack Herbert, Tim Bradstreet, Francesco Francavilla.

"Revolutionary," part 1. The Shadow, along with faithful sidekick and pilot Miles Crofton and new partner in adventure George Orwell, pursues The Black Sparrow across the war-torn Spanish countryside. Cranston must decide how he's going to confront the woman who is both former lover and current adversary, but there is a new player in the mix! Just who is the maniacal El Rey? The Shadow must thwart El Rey's plot to rise from the debris of a war shattered nation and install himself as supreme ruler.

32 pages, $3.99.

EVIL ERNIE #4

Written by Jesse Blaze Snider, art by Jason Craig, cover by Ardian Syaf, Dan Brereton, Kyle Hotz, Stephen Segovia

"Origin of Evil," part 4. It's Ernie versus Smiley with a dead Angel on the floor between them! Someones keeping secrets, is it Smiley? Plus, Buford escapes to Death Row with a new and bizarre plan of action! First: Release the TWELVE Death Row inmates who have giving Ernie nightmares for the past five years! Second: Have his hostage, Thana perform... waaait. We've said too much.

32 pages, $3.99.

JIM BUTCHER'S DRESDEN FILES: GHOUL GOBLIN #1

Written by Jim Butcher and Mark Powers, art by Joseph Cooper, cover by Ardian Syaf.

An original comic series set in the official Dresden Files continuity! Harry Dresden has survived the events of Fool Moon -- barely -- but all is not well in his world. He's still alienated from his closest friend, Karrin Murphy, and on exceedingly poor terms with Chicago's number one gangster, John Marcone. And that's just the small stuff -- the creatures of the Nevernever don't take vacations and aren't particularly worried about Harry's friendships or love life.

32 pages, $3.99.

DAMSELS #5

Written by Leah Moore, John Reppion, art by Aneke, cover by Joseph Michael Linsner.

From the tales of Cinderalla, Sleeping Beauty, The Little Mermaid and Snow White comes Damsels! Transported magically to the northern Enchanted Forest, Rapa and Heinrich find themselves under the protection of an axe-wielding woods-woman. Out on the desolate Myvathen Mire our little mermaid seizes the chance to confess all to her beloved prince. King Oberon welcomes new recruits to his faerie army as the secret of what lies at the heart of the Enchanted forest, and what is at stake in the war to come, is revealed.

32 pages, $3.99.

THE BIONIC MAN VS. THE BIONIC WOMAN #1

Written by Keith Champagne, art by Jose Luis, covers by Ardian Syaf, Sean Chen, Jonathan Lau, Jack Herbert.

Steve Austin joins forces with the FBI to track down a mysterious, seemingly-bionic, serial killer. But when the Bionic Man disappears, only Jamie Sommers has a chance to find him. But if their paths cross, will it be as friends, lovers...or mortal enemies. Welcome to "Artificial, part 1 of 6. Nothing will ever be the same!

32 pages, $3.99.

THE BIONIC MAN #18

Written by Aaron Gillespie, art by Ed Tadeo, covers by Mike Mayhew, Ed Tadeo.

Caught in a lethal crossfire between a growing rebellion and a vicious dictator determined to hold on to power at any cost, the Bionic Man must enlist help if he's to make it to Libue's capitol city in time to stop certain catastrophe. Once there, Steve navigates the bloody streets, desperate to locate the country's nuclear weapons before it's too late. But as time ticks away, he uncovers a plot far more insidious than he expected.

32 pages, $3.99.

THE BIONIC WOMAN #10

Written by Paul Tobin, art by Juan Antonio Ramirez, cover by Erik Jones.

The conclusion of the Fembot War in Russia, with the Bionic Woman caught in the middle! And when all hell is breaking loose in Mother Russia, will Jaime be forced to be Mother Fembot? It's the hardest decision of Jaime's life when her mind is the key to fembot salvation, but her finger is on the trigger of fembot annihilation!

32 pages, $3.99.

THE BIONIC WOMAN VOLUME 1: MISSION CONTROL TP

Written by Paul Tobin, art by Leno Carvalho, Daniel Leister, Juan Antonio Ramirez, cover by Paul Renaud.

Just because they could rebuild her, doesn't mean her life isn't a wreck! After Jaime Sommers suffers a horrific parachute accident, her then-boyfriend, Steve Austin, convinces his superiors to save her life using similar bionic parts to the ones that made him the Bionic Man. The doctors / scientists replace both Jaime's legs. Her right arm. Her ear. And a few other surprises! Now, she's the Bionic Woman, and her body is faster, and stronger, but much of the memory of her past life is missing. But old lives have a way of popping back up again, and when the recipients of the earliest bionic prototypes are being killed across the globe, horribly murdered with their bionic parts stolen, Jaime has to put her new life in Paris on hold. Especially since it now looks like the mysterious killers are done with the small fry. They want the upgrade. They want the Bionic Woman! It's bullets, bionics, and baguettes in the city of love in this trade paperback collecting issues #1-6 of The Bionic Woman series, complete with a cover gallery.

136 pages, $19.99.

SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE LIVERPOOL DEMON #2

Written by Leah Moore, John Reppion, art by Matt Triano, cover by Francesco Francavilla.

The streets of Liverpool are abuzz with rumors of a demon known as Spring Heeled Jack loose in the city. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson visit the city Bridewell to examine the body of one of Jack's supposed victims but find the officer in change, Inspector Thornton, unimpressed by The Great Detective's reputation. Meanwhile, a collection of mysterious, eldritch Australian Aboriginal artifacts arrive at the William Brown Museum while, in the city's underworld, crime lord Mr. Drummond comes up with a novel solution to the problem of a lost dog.

32 pages, $3.99.

WARLORD OF MARS #27

Written by Arvid Nelson, art by Leandro Oliveira, covers by Joe Jusko, Lucio Parrillo.

John Carter's going north -- to the Martian north pole, that is, in hopes of finding clues that will lead him to the murderer stalking his palace. From the moment he arrives, Carter finds himself embroiled in the conspiracies and intrigues of the Martian north, where the only thing more bitter than the cold is the politics. How many asses is our hero gonna have to kick to get to the truth? A whole lot, trust us -- this is Mars! Warlord of Mars #27: White Lies and Alibis!

32 pages, $3.99.

WARLORD OF MARS: DEJAH THORIS #23

Written by Robert Place Napton, art by Carlos Rafael, covers by Paul Renaud, Fabiano Neves,

A lost city and an unexpected storm give Dejah Thoris and Kantos Kan more than can handle when they are entrusted to protect a bratty young princess with a price on her head!

32 pages, $3.99.

GEORGE R.R. MARTIN'S A GAME OF THRONES #14

Written by George R.R. Martin, Daniel Abraham, art by Tommy Patterson, cover by Mike Miller.

Daniel Abraham's riveting adaptation of the fantasy masterwork by George R. R. Martin continues. When three lords owing allegiance to Riverrun come to King's Landing to complain of Ser Gregor Clegane, it falls to Eddard Stark, in the absence of the king, to pass judgment. He declares the brutish Clegane, a bannerman of House Lannister, guilty of treason and dispatches men to bring him to justice. Knowing that this will increase the enmity of the powerful Lannisters, Eddard decides that he must send his daughters, Sansa and Arya, home to Winterfell. Meanwhile, another Lannister, Tyrion--the Imp--gains savage new allies in his quest for vengeance against Lady Stark. And Eddard, enlightened by the unwitting Arya, moves against Cersei Lannister . . . yet acts with a mercy he may come to regret.

32 pages, $3.99.

PATHFINDER #5

Written by Jim Zub, art by Andrew Huerta, covers by Lucio Parillo, Matteo Scalera, Tyler Walpole, Erik Jones.

Captured by the cult behind the goblin plague and subjected to nightmarish rituals, the Pathfinder adventurers see only darkness on the road ahead. Hope lies with their oldest member who narrowly escaped - Hidden, alone and unsure... one soul against a hundred pairs of gnashing teeth and a cult of demonic evil.

Paizo's incredible award-winning fantasy world, fiction line and tabletop RPG is now the ultimate fantasy comic from Dynamite Entertainment. Includes over 5 pages of character profiles and Pathfinder RPG game statistics, plus an exclusive removable, playable tactical map and poster.

32 pages, $3.99.

JENNIFER BLOOD #23

Written by Al Ewing, art by Kewber Baal, cover by Mike Mayhew.

We find out the last bloody details of what happened to Revere, New Mexico. Who survived and what was left of them? Meanwhile, Prisoner #060665 - Jessica Blute - is beginning her first day in Las Chacales Women's Correctional Facility. And maybe - just maybe - her last day alive.

32 pages, $3.99.

JENNIFER BLOOD: FIRST BLOOD #5

Written by Mike Carroll, art by Igor Vitorino, cover by Mike Mayhew.

For 12 years, Jessica Blute has successfully hidden her blood-drenched past, but deep down she has always known that her new life as Jennifer Fellows was at best a temporary fix. Now, caught spying on Wendell Cortland by his henchman Rudy Hooper, Jen is forced to take action, finally setting in motion a chain of events that will change her life forever... and God help anyone who gets in her way.

32 pages, $3.99.

GARTH ENNIS' BATTLEFIELDS #3: THE GREEN FIELDS BEYOND PART 3

Written by Garth Ennis, art and cover by Carlos Ezquerra.

Only one chance remains to save the encircled British forces from being overrun, and that's an armored drive straight down the valley of death to smash through the Chinese lines. Stiles and his crew find themselves leading the charge- and meeting their destiny, in the final installment in the story of the Tankies.

32 pages, $3.99.

PETER CANNON: THUNDERBOLT #5

Written by Steve Darnall & Alex Ross, art by Jonathan Lau, covers by Alex Ross, Stephen Segovia.

In "Street Level," a troubled inventor decides to combat Peter Cannon's mysterious dragon with one of his own. It's up to Thunderbolt to save Manhattan from the threat of a fire-breathing monster that he can't control--and when things looks darkest, he finds help from an unexpected source.

32 pages, $3.99.

RED SONJA #76

Written by Brandon Jerwa, art by Jack Jadson, cover by Lucio Parrillo.

"The Crimson Well," part 1 of 6. The She-Devil has been suspiciously absent for nearly a full season. There are many rumors and tall tales surrounding her disappearance, but the truth of the matter is far more outlandish, and terrifying, than any tavern story. Following the Prophecy event, Red Sonja has placed herself in exile, desperately hoping to protect the world from the demonic influence that threatens to consume her very soul.

32 pages, $3.99.

QUEEN SONJA #35

Written by Luke Lieberman, art by Milton Estevam, cover by Lucio Parrillo.

It ends where it began, in the heart of Hyrkania itself. Red Sonja is queen no more, but before she is done with the realm of crowns and kings, there is royal blood yet to be spilled, and her homeland yet to free.

32 pages, $3.99.

THE SPIDER #8

Written by David Liss, art by Ivan Rodriguez, cover by Francesco Francavilla.

Richard Wentworth never wanted anything to do with his father's arms-dealing corporation, but control of it has landed in his hands ñ along with a whole lot of trouble. When weapons go missing from within the company, Wentworth begins an investigation that leads him to a dangerous terrorist plot that threatens to destroy the company, and much more! Meanwhile, Nita Van Sloan begins an investigation of her own ñ one that leads her into the hands of a master hypnotist with a grudge against Nita's husband. Mayhem and mind-control clash, pulp style, as one of the original Spider supporting characters makes his first appearance in the new series.

32 pages, $3.99.

THE SPIDER VOLUME 1: TERROR OF THE ZOMBIE QUEEN TP

Written by David Liss, art by Colton Worley, cover by Alex Ross.

The Spider, one of the most celebrated pulp heroes of all time is back, and re-launched into the 21st century! Richard Wentworth is a decorated war hero who has sacrificed everything, including the woman he loves, for duty. But the New York City Wentworth returns to is riddled with crime and corruption. With the police overwhelmed and a populace helpless, Wentworth becomes The Spider, a vigilante as ruthless and merciless as the criminals he hunts. But now there's a new danger on the rise. A deranged woman called Anput has begun a series of attacks that turn ordinary citizens into mindless zombies, bringing New York and the police force to its knees. Wentworth will stop at nothing to save the city he's sworn to protect, but in the process he will risk his family, his friends, and the woman he still loves.

Written by bestselling novelist David Liss (Black Panther, Mystery Men) with stunning art by Colton Worley (Dracula, Lobster Johnson), The Spider is dark, hard-hitting neo-pulp at its best. Collecting issues #1-6 of the critically acclaimed series, The Spider, along with a complete cover gallery. Also contains writers commentary for issue #1 of The Spider by David Liss as well as character sketches by Alex Ross!

168 pages, $19.99.

ABSOLUTE ULTIMATE GUTTERS OMNIBUS VOLUME 3

Written by Ryan Sohmer, art by Various, cover by Tom Richmond.

The Absolute Ultimate Gutters Omnibus Volume 3 is the newest collection of the wildly popular Gutters comic. Gutters is a series of standalone pages that parody the comic book industry and the heroes and characters that dwell within. Each page is penciled, inked and colored by a different artist, varying from industry veterans to newcomers. Volume 3 is an over-sized full color (and glossy) printed book.

136 pages, $39.95.

THE LONE RANGER VOL. 2 #13

Written by Ande Parks, art by Esteve Polls, cover by Francesco Francavilla.

"Ghost Town," the first in a series of single issue stories, and a perfect jumping on point. The Lone Ranger and Tonto come across a small Western town that harbors great suffering. That suffering resonates through time, to the Ranger's own past, and to the future. Can the Lone Ranger and Tonto find a way to replace that suffering with hope?

32 pages, $3.99.

DARK SHADOWS #14

Written by Mike Raicht, art by Guiu Vilanova, cover by Francesco Francavilla.

The future of Collinwood has been glimpsed. Barnabas and his clan are headed towards dark days. What are those who endured it willing to sacrifice to make sure it never happens? Is it too late for some, or is there one last drastic measure one member of the clan can make to make the future unknown again?

32 pages, $3.99.

ROBERT JORDAN'S THE WHEEL OF TIME: THE EYE OF THE WORLD #33

Written by Robert Jordan, Chuck Dixon, art by Francis Nuguit, cover by Adam Moore.

Moiraine has at last delivered Rand and the others safely to the realm of the Green Man, where the Eye of the World rests and the last battle shall take place. But they are not the only ones who have found this place -- Balthamel and Aginor, two of the Forsaken, have found their way there as well, and now they know precisely who they're looking for.

32 pages, $3.99.

VOLTRON #12

Written by Brandon Thomas, art by N. Steven Harris, cover by Sean Chen

Everything is changing for the Voltron Force. One of their number has perished, another casualty of the turmoil engulfing the galaxy. One of them is intending to leave the unit permanently for a much different life. One of them is receiving the opportunity of a lifetime, even though they might not be ready. One of them is committed to saving everything there is. And one, well one of them is carrying a secret that ensures they'll never again be welcome amongst their ranks. One door closes and three more open in "31 Days," as the Galaxy Alliance decides just how many more Voltrons are truly necessary to defend the universe...

32 pages, $3.99.




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