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FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013



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

In a tangled jungle known as the Hell Hole, fang and machete join forces as two relentless predators massacre the living dead. At Salut Glen mission, the Viet Cong teach a monstrous lesson in depravity and torture. And deep in the scalding shadows of war torn Laos, the children are weeping...

But the reaper is coming... and there'll be hell to pay.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on June 5.


Written, art and cover by Eric Shanower.

"Betrayal," Part 14. Diomedes wants to get into Cressida's pants. Cressida's father is doing everything he can to make that happen. Meanwhile on the Trojan city walls Troilus waits and waits . . . and waits . . . until his final battle with Diomedes.

24 pages, black and white, $3.50, in stores on June 19.


Written by Matt Hawins, art and cover by Stjepan Sejic, variant cover by Marc Silvestri.

Top Cow's hottest cyborg assassin returns in her own series! Straight out of her Free Comic Book Day first issue debut, the saga of the cyborg assassin Aphrodite IX continues in her first original series in over a decade! Hawkins and Sejic take you to a dystopian future where technology and evolution have merged and a cyborg killer searching for meaning is the most human individual left!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 12.


Written by Ron Marz, art by Nelson Blake II, cover by Stjepan Sejic.

The Angelus and Tom Judge reunited! When Tom Judge failed in his efforts to assemble a team of Artifacts bearers and battle Jackie Estacado, Angelus host Finch was left eagerly preparing for her next confrontation with the Darkness bearer. Will her bullheaded obsession to destroy the Darkness distract her from the dangerous task at hand when Tom Judge returns to Finch for a favor?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on June 26..


Written by Nick Spencer, art by Ryan Browne, cover by Frazer Irving.

"Tell The Truth."

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on June 19.


Written by Duffy Boudreau, art by Wendell Cavalcanti and Antonio Fabela, cover by Brian Churilla.

A disgraced leader braces for the fight of his life, a pariah comes to grips with a confounding new world, and a lethal duo sets out to track down an old ghost. Arc two begins here!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 5.


Written by Joe Casey, art and cover by David Messina.

The good vibes and good times continue in this full-color superhero mega-epic! The big question is asked: How many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center of the world outside your window? Only the Fog knows! Also, beginning this issue: the mysterious origin of the Bounce!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 26.


Written by Steve Niles, art and cover by Tony Harris.

"Into The Land Of The Dead." Shaw must conjure all his powers and remember long forgotten incantations to undo the murder he wrongly committed. Shaw knows his enemies will be alerted to his presence but it time for him to right his wrongs. Horror Noir has never been so strange.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 19.


Written by David Schulner and various, art and cover by Juan Jose Ryp and Felix Serrano.

Death comes for every clone. For Luke Taylor, it's just arrived sooner.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 19.


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

"The Age of Reason," Part Two. Hope Estacado is very much her father's daughter. But Jackie Estacado was raised to be a hired killer for a crime family before he inherited the curse of the Darkness. As she matures to take care of her mentally unstable mother, what terrible rites of passage await Hope?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 26.


Written by Nathan Edmondson, art and cover by Konstantin Novosadov.

"Chapter Two." While hiding with The Dream Merchant, Winslow and Anne learn the truth about Winslow's dream and about what is coming - a shocking revelation they have to see, or dream, to believe.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on June 12.


Written by Jonathan Hickman, art and cover by Nick Dragotta

"The Promise." Flashback to the fallout of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Learn what shocking event tore them apart and the secret that has been hidden ever since.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on May 29.


Written by Richard Starkings, art by Axel Medellin, cover by Boo Cook.

"Sleeping Partners," conclusion. The Elephantmen Attack Mars!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on June 19.


Written by Ed Brubaker, art by Sean Phillips and Bettie Breitweiser, cover by Sean Phillips.

A new arc begins! Fatale finally arrives in modern times, as Nicolas Lash's research from his prison cell draws out old enemies. And him with nowhere left to run. And remember each issue of Fatale contains extra content, articles and artwork that are not available anywhere but the printed single issues.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on June 5.


Written by Frank J. Barbiere, art and cover by Chris Mooneyham.

The Five Trials of Fabian Gray." Fabian's ghostly affliction takes a turn for the worse while Iago terrorizes the Forgotten City!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 19.


Written, art and cover by Jimmie Robinson.

Tyler's life hangs in the balance between a master assassin, saving his parents, and the wrath of the school principal. This could be the biggest caper ever pulled off, or the end of the world at the School of Five Weapons.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on June 26.


Written by Joe Harris, art and cover by Martin Morazzo.

"Nation Bulding," Part One. New arc! Over a year has passed since "The Battle of New Texas" and the settlement has opened a plastic frontier rife with opportunity. But when eco-terrorists threaten plans for expansion, a growing cast of patriots, plunderers, monsters and thieves conspire to tear it all down.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Juen 5.


Written by Michael Moreci, Steve Seeley and more, art by Ron Salas, Nick Pitarra and more, cover by Mike Norton.

In this Annual issue, the Hoax Hunters dust off some of their lost cases from the archives. Featuring some of the industry's top creators, like TIM SEELEY, NICK PITARRA, ERIK BURNHAM, RON SALAS, and more! Even Fact or Fact's Ben Hansen makes an appearance!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 26.


Written by Robrert Kirkman, art and cover by Ryan Ottley, John Rauch.

The wrath of Angstrom Levy takes its toll.

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


Written by Phil Hester, art and cover by Todd Nauck, John Rauch.

Chupacabra is a recovering alcoholic with a lot to atone for. But will he find redemption in Siberia, at the hands of his dead teammate's family, or climb back into the bottle?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 5.


Written by Jamie S. Rich, art by Natalie Nourigat, cover by Michael Allred and Laura Allred.

"Tweenage FBI" Part Two. The conclusion of a special two-parter brings It Girl face-to-face with an ancient evil, one now wielding unlimited power thanks to the technological secret stolen from Atomics HQ. It Girl's got the Kid Commandoes on her side, but will they be enough?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 19.


Written by Mark Millar, art and cover by Frank Quitely, variant covers by Bryan Hitch and Jock.

Image's comic book event of 2013 continues as the schism between the superheroes widens and a plot to unseat the greatest hero of them all emerges.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 26.


Written by Greg Rucka, art and cover by Michael Lark.

"Family," Part One. In a dystopian near-future, government is a quaint concept, resources are coveted, and possession is 100% of the law. A handful of Families rule, jealously guarding what they have and exploiting the Waste who struggle to survive in their domains. Forever Carlyle defends her family's holdings through deception and force as their protector, their Lazarus. Shot dead defending the family home, Forever's day goes downhill from there...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 26.


Written by Jim McCann, art by Janet Lee, covers by Janet Lee, Ron Salas.

One hand can make or break you. That has never been more true than now, and not just for Roland, but for the entire galaxy. After the sacrifice he made, the house of cards that is Lost Vegas and all it stands for, begins to crumble. As the saying goes, you have to know when to run.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on June 12.


Written by Jonathan Hickman, art by Nick Pitarra, cover by Jonathan Hickman.

"Finite Oppenheimers," part two. An in-depth look at the second decade of the ongoing war inside Oppenheimer's brain. It's endless brothers versus brothers: It's the Oppenheimer Civil War!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on June 26.


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

"The Storytellers." Karic returns to where his saga began, within the cavern of the Fish gods, where the young hero of prophecy and destiny demands an answer regarding his fate. Meanwhile, his old friend Leito, who believes Karic died as a youth, discovers unexpected love in the town of Bluth. Yet the insidious manipulator Pilot the Tall weaves tales of deception that may doom the one-armed storyteller forever. And the growing "Legend of Karic" reveals an insidious darkness within those who follow his cause!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 5.


Written by Jim McCann, art by Sami Basri, covers by Rodin Esquejo, Michael Gaydos.

"Out Of Bodies," Part Two. Elle's shattered mind stitches back together with an unexpected twist- the full memory of her attack! Meanwhile, someone realizes they have played a far more integral role in Elle's situation than they knew. Plus "The Fifth" is revealed! The two-part arc wraps up, setting the stage for the most unexpected twist yet!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 12.


Written, art and cover by Ted McKeever.

Chomsky, our recovering alcoholic, is about to find out that the constant barrage of screaming voices in his head are not all imaginary. Meanwhile, Jesus is facing an array of obstacles the average person walks over, but to him, being eight inches tall, they're monoliths!

24 pages, black and white, $3.99, in stores on June 19.


Written by Nick Spencer, art by Joe Eisma, covers by Rodin Esquejo and various.

The double-sized conclusion to the Season 2 Premiere!

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on June 26.


Written by Todd Dezago, art by Craig Rousseau and Eric Henson, covers by Craig Rousseau, Walter Simonson and Michael Golden.

"The Australian Adventure" conclusion. The Incredible Finale!! It all comes crashing together here! The stunning Conclusion that just wrecks the place! We've been building to this climax for 5 issues and you WON'T be disappointed! Also, look at those freakin' variant covers!!! Plus, a startling epilogue that you won't be forgetting anytime soon! Be there!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on June 5.


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

"Cry of the Wolf." A new story arc begins. Having faced the wrath of The Hook, Peter and the Lost Boys join forces with the Braves in guerilla warfare from their secret hideout in the Sticks. This time, Felix is the man with the memories, and as Mr. Parsons soon learns, he's not eager to revisit that life.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on June 12.


Written by Brandon Graham and Simon Roy, art by Simon Roy, Giannis Milonogiannis, cover by Jim Rugg.

It's a race for power, with Prophets seeking to enslave the children of Badrock to use them as living weapons against a new mysterious foe.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on June 5.


Written by Tim Seeley, art by Mike Norton, cover by Jenny Frison.

Dana and her father are in a race to save Ibrahaim from trigger happy retired militiaman. Em gets her hands dirty. Poor Tommy the Torso.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 19.


Written, art and cover by Erik Larsen.

The countdown to the single biggest change in Savage Dragon history starts here! The Dragon is in jail. But is he locked up with his greatest enemies or are they locked up with him? Find out in "The Cage!"

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on June 26.


Written by Jim Zub, art by Edwin Huang, covers by Edwin Huang and Seajin Oh.

Yup, we're beating this re-re-re-re-boot dead horse one... more... time. Dark Skullkickers Dark - it's the comic the industry needs, it just doesn't know it yet! Our fourth story arc ends and darkness begins! Secrets are revealed, continuity is poked and, of course, violence is unleashed. For die-hard collectors keeping up with our old sequential numbering, no problem! Our B cover legacy variant is a classic issue 23.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on June 26.

SEX #4

Written by Joe Casey, art and cover by Piotr Kowalski.

Simon Cooke might be having a tough time adjusting to civilian life, but Saturn City is having just as much trouble adjusting to life without its hero! Meanwhile, the infamous Prank Addict is making romantic overtures! There's plenty of dramatic angst to go around, and the tension is rising.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 26.


Written by Robert Napton, art and cover by Zid.

Conclusion! Dr. Simon Ambrose, MIT professor and heir to Merlin's magic legacy, has fled from the vengeful Morgana long enough. Now it is time to stand his ground and fight. But will inherited talent and his cursory understanding of Merlin's diaries be enough to conquer a mage of Morgana's level and might?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 5.

SPAWN #232

Written by Todd McFarlane, art by Szymon Kudranski, cover by Todd McFarlane.

"Complex Messiah," part 4. A Massacre! An Awakening! And The True Face of Evil!

As the world eagerly awaits the gifts of their newest savior, Jim Downing's struggle for control over the darkness within him threatens to jeopardize everything he has worked to build. Violence erupts in the deserts of Mexico as the K7 goes on a feeding frenzy, and for the first time Jim awakens to the realities of the monster that lives within him. Can a man live with so much blood on his hands, or will the weight of the world's sins crush any hope of salvation? While Jim wrestles with his new reality, an old adversary explores the true power behind Jim's"miracles," as The Curse makes his deadly return!

Also Featured: The K7-Leetha is a weapon of mass destruction birthed in the pits of Hell, a living creation built for one purpose -- death. But what happens when a tool of unending violence has its own ambitions? A dark future awaits and the path forward begins here.


Written by J. Michael Straczynski, art and cover by Ben Templesmith.

FDA (Federal Demon Association) Advisory. Contents contain: one cult church where incantations are encoded into the playlist; one flesh-dwelling, food-obsessed demon; one seer capable of perceiving the spirit world but blinded to this one; one missing woman; one murder; one angel with an agenda of his own; and one rendezvous between supernatural investigator Joe Fitzgerald and the woman he loves, now deceased, in what may or may not be heaven. Warning: do not operate heavy equipment while reading.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 5.


Written by Andy Diggle and Robert Kirkman, art and cover by Shawn Martinbrough and Felix Serrano.

It's go time for Conrad's Italian heist!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 26.


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

Lucille is going to be so jealous.

32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on June 12.


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

"Absolute Corruption," part one. The bitter, former Witchblade bearer Katarina has transcended the Faerie realm, travelling to Chicago to intercept the fugitive murderer Toio Mulranny. And she's going to get the Witchblade's help to catch him, whether Sara Pezinni wants to or not.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on June 5.



Written by Matt Hawkins, David Wohl and David Finch, art and cover by David Finch.

Re-imagining and re-collecting the complete, original Aphrodite IX series drawn by David Finch, this trade has been completely rescripted, rebooted, and updated in celebration to for her new Aphrodite IX ongoing series. Only 500 copies of this glorious, oversized hardcover will be produced! A beautiful female assassin's memory is purged after every hit to protect her and her masters. As she becomes self-aware, Aphrodite begins to surpass her programming to rebel against those who use her.

160 pages, $99.99, in stores on June 12.


Written by Ales Kot, art and cover by Morgan Jeske, Sloane Leong and Jordie Bellaire.

Dear Los Angeles: meet apocalypse. You have one day left. Unless, of course, someone decides to save you. Possible saviors include: a foul-mouthed struggling screenwriter who moonlights as a car thief, an obscenely wealthy rapper, a dying cosmonaut on his way back to Earth and one very deranged little boy. Good luck.

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on June 26.


Written, art and cover by Colleen Doran.

The first new edition of the out of print A Distant Soil, Vol. 1 collection returns in a spectacular, digitally re-mastered volume! This beautiful and critically acclaimed series has not had a new edition in seventeen years. Now, digital technology allows us to bring you a more beautiful presentation than ever before. Every single page has been completely restored, and re-lettered, with a new and stunning die cut cover! This is the definitive version fans have been waiting for! Features an introduction by Neil Gaiman!

240 pages, black and white, $16.99, in stores on June 5.


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

The third arc of the hit series hits stands the same day as the next one begins! From the dark days of the depression, to the middle ages and the old west, these tales of horror and myth and the mystery of the Femme Fatale reveal secrets even our heroine doesn't know about yet. Bold and experimental, this is pulp noir horror at it's finest. Collects Fatale #11-14.

120 pages, $14.99, in stores on June 5.


Written by Tim Seeley, art Elena Casagrande, cover by Jenny Frison.

The acclaimed series comes to an end as the machinations of the slasher-breeding Black Lamp Society drag Cassie and Vlad into an ultimate bloody confrontation! Collects Hack/Slash, VOL. 2 #20-25.

160 pages, $18.99, in stores on June 26.


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

Welcome to the Infinite Vacation, where alternate realities are up for sale, and buying and trading your way through unlimited variations of yourself is as commonplace as checking your e-mail. At long last the brilliant and beautiful series that turned alternate realities on its ear, collected together for the first time in a beautiful, lavish, oversized hardcover. All five issues, plus extras – and a five-page fold-out suitable for framing. Collects Infinite Vacation #1-5.

192 pages, $24.99, in stores on June 19.


Written by Daniel Corey art and cover by Anthony Diecidue.

It is the dawn of World War I, and Sherlock Holmes has been dead for 20 years. Professor James Moriarty is a lost man, but he's called back into the fray when MI5 blackmails him into finding Holmes' long-lost brother, Mycroft. 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. This deluxe, hardcover edition collects issues #1-9, the first and second story arcs of the acclaimed series, The Dark Chamber and The Lazarus Tree.

272 pages, $29.99, in stores on June 6.


Written by: Joshua Hale Fialkov, Rob Williams, Chris Ryall, Matz, Corinna Bechko, Joshua Ortega, Michael Woods and more, art by Tradd Moore, Greg Scott, Amilcar Pinna, Jonathan Way$hack, Rey Macutay, Kyle Latino and more, cover by Ryan Sook.

Join us one last time as the critically acclaimed anthology Outlaw Territory returns with it's largest volume ever! Thirty-five tales of the Old West from some of the biggest and brightest talent in the industry today. A wonderful addition to any comic lover or Western enthusiast's bookshelf.

296 pages, $24.99, in stores on June 19.


Written by Ron Marz, Tim Seeley and David Hine, art by various, cover by John Tyler Christopher.

Can a mother's love save the universe? In the aftermath of Artifacts, Darkness bearer Jackie Estacado reconstructed the fabric of the universe to save his daughter Hope and resurrect his previously murdered lover, Jenny Romano. What seemed like an innocent transgression to set things right for himself has created cracks that have allowed older, greater evils to enter our world. Rapture bearer and defrocked priest Tom Judge knows what Jackie has done and is assembling an army of Artifacts bearers to stop him and set things right... but will the Witchblade bearer Sara Pezzini be willing to help him? Collects Artifacts #25-26, Witchblade #164-165, and The Darkness #111.

160 pages, $16.99, in stores on June 26.



The distant future war continues, Old man Prophet is awake now and searching across the universe for old allies that have survived the centuries since the last war. Collects Prophet #27-32.

172 pages, $14.99, in stores on June 12.


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

Collecting the epic second storyline of the smash hit series Entertainment Weekly called "the kind of comic you get when truly talented superstar creators are given the freedom to produce their dream comic." Thanks to her star-crossed parents Marko and Alana, newborn baby Hazel has already survived lethal assassins, rampaging armies, and alien monstrosities, but in the cold vastness of outer space, the little girl encounters her family's greatest challenge yet: the grandparents. Collects Saga #7-12.

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on June 19.


Written by Brian Holguin and Steve Niles, art by Liam Mccormack-Sharp, Nat Jones, Kevin Conrad, Chance Wolf and Jonathan Glapion.

Spawn: The Dark Ages Complete Collection reprints the journey of Lord Covenant, a 12th Century knight killed in a holy crusade far from his homeland, who returns to Earth as a HellSpawn. As a plague of violence and turmoil cover the English countryside, the Dark Knight must choose whether to align himself with the innocent inhabitants of the once-thriving kingdom or with the malevolent forces of evil and corruption. Featuring behind-the-scenes bonus art and cover gallery, Spawn: The Dark Ages Complete Collection is the first time the series will be collected in hardcover, oversized format. Collects Spawn: The Dark Ages #1-28.

700 pages, $59.99, in stores on June 26.


Written by Matt Hawkins, art and cover by Rahsan Enedal.

"Genetics." Two months after the flashy and brilliant escape from the DARPA funded military think he used to call his home, slacker/genius Dr. David Loren has willingly returned to his lab to continue his work that he not long ago wished to be no part of. When a weapons designer loses his moral compass, who are the true victims of his creations? Collects Think Tank #4-8 and Think Tank Military Dossier #1/


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

Following the events of "Someting to Fear," Rick and the other survivors accept a new way of life under Negan's rule, but not everyone agrees. Collects The Walking Dead #103-108.

136 pages, black and white, $14.99, in stores on June 6.


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

Jon Moore and Jake Ellis are back. The sequel to the Who Is Jake Ellis? finds the American spy now without his invisible guide, but their enemies are still after them. Where is Jake, and will Jon find him in time to stop The Facility from furthering their designs? Collects Where Is Jake Ellis? #1-5.

136 pages, $16.99, in stores on June 26.


Written by Brandon Seifert, art and cover by Lukas Ketner.

Dr. Vincent Morrow, specialist in supernatural diseases, is back -- but this time, he's the patient! In the second collection of the hit medical horror series, Doc Morrow himself is targeted by shadowy supernatural forces. With his body betraying him, Morrow races against the clock to diagnose the threats he faces -- and to punish those responsible! Collects Witch Doctor: The Resuscitation one-shot and Witch Doctor: Mal Practice # 1-6.

176 pages, $14.99, in stores on June 19.

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