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MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017

DARK HORSE COMICS FOR JULY

ALIENS: DEAD ORBIT #4

James Stokoe (W/A/Cover)

With one last gambit aboard the space station, Wascylewski finds himself ambushed by two more deadly xenomorphs that will stop at nothing until he's dead. The conclusion to Orc Stain creator James Stokoe's thrilling and claustrophobic Aliens story!

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

ALIENS: DEFIANCE VOLUME 2 TP

Brian Wood (W), Stephen Thompson (A), Tony Brescini (A), Eduardo Francisco (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Massimo Carnevale (Cover)

Colonial Marine Private First Class Zula Hendricks is AWOL and on a mission to prove her mettle by eradicating the Alien species. She must battle with xenomorphs, fend off space pirates, and elude the insidious Weyland-Yutani corporation that wants their freighter back, all while facing rehabilitation from an old war injury. Collects Aliens: Defiance #7-12.

152 pages, $19.99, in stores on Sept. 13.

AMERICAN GODS: SHADOWS #5

Neil Gaiman (W), P. Craig Russell (W/A), Scott Hampton (A/C), Glenn Fabry (Cover), and David Mack (Variant cover)

Strange things continue to plague Shadow and Wednesday as their mad American road trip takes them all the way to a surreal roadside attraction, the House on the Rock, where they encounter Mr. Nancy and the world's largest carousel!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 12.

ANGEL SEASON 11 #7

Corinna Bechko (W), Ze Carlos (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Scott Fischer (Cover), and Stephanie Hans (Variant cover)

On a ship filled with zombies, pirates, and a plague of zombie-creating beetles, Angel is torn between saving his past evil self -- to save his own future -- and making sure that the ship he is on never reaches land.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

ART OF OVER THE GARDEN WALL HC & LTD. ED. HC

Sean Edgar (W) and Patrick McHale (W)

Venture into the Unknown! A complete tour through the development and production of the hit animated miniseries Over the Garden Wall, this volume contains hundreds of pieces of concept art and sketches, and a comprehensive look at the show's breathtaking production art. Also includes commentary from creators Patrick McHale and Nick Cross, interviews with the cast and crew, and more!

184 pages, $39.99 (Limited Edition hardover, $49.99), in stores on Sept. 13.

THE ART OF RICK AND MORTY HC

James Siciliano (W), Justin Roiland (P), James McDermott (P), Jason Boesch (P), Carlos Ortega (P), and Andrew DeLange (P)

The animated science-fiction adventures seen in Rick and Morty are irreverent, shocking, and hilarious -- from the cynical and rapid-fire one-liners to the grotesque and endearing character designs. Now, take a deep transdimensional dive into the creation of these many insane universes with The Art of Rick and Morty!

224 pages, $39.99, in stores on Sept. 12.

BANKSHOT #2

Alex de Campi (W), ChrisCross (A/Cover), and Snakebite Cortez (C)

Marcus King was shot in the back, paralyzed, and left for dead. But fate, a beautiful woman, and science intervened. Now King has returned, better than ever, on a mission to take down the most dangerous adversary from his past: the Dutchman. Spies! Intrigue! Betrayal!

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

THE BLACK BEETLE: KARA BOCEK HC

Francesco Francavilla (W/A/Cover)

The masked American hero ventures to the Middle East incognito (as Tom Sawyer) to fight Nazis in pursuit of a mysterious object of terrible power -- a weapon of unknown origin, older than the pyramids, which could fuel the Thousand-Year Reich of Hitler's dreams. This story originally appeared in Dark Horse Presents #28-#32.

96 pages, $14.99, in stores on Sept. 6.

BLACK HAMMER #11

Jeff Lemire (W/Variant cover), Dean Ormston (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)

He was born into the Red Tribes of Mars. He walked the streets of Spiral City as a police officer by day, vigilante hero by night. And now he's trapped in the sleepy-but-sinister Rockwood. In each of these places, Barbalien has been an outsider. He's never felt at home. Maybe, in the end, home is not a location . . . it's something to find in other people.

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

B.P.R.D.: THE DEVIL YOU KNOW #1

Mike Mignola (W/Variant cover), Scott Allie (W), Laurence Campbell (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Duncan Fegredo (Cover)

Before they were vanquished by the BPRD, Lovecraftian monsters created a Hell on Earth. Now Liz Sherman leads a crew through monster-infested ruins on the most important rescue mission of her life. As society tries to rebuild, strange cults vie for influence, and a demon emerges to lead the way . . .

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

BRIGGS LAND: LONE WOLVES #2

Brian Wood (W), Mack Chater (A), Lee Loughridge (C), Matthew Woodson (Cover), and Fiona Staples (Variant cover)

When Isaac Briggs went overseas to war, he shed his quiet, reserved personality for something fiercer and far more nationalist than the rest of his family are prepared to deal with.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 12.

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 11 #9

Christos Gage (W), Georges Jeanty (P/Variant cover), Dexter Vines (I/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)

The great escape is underway as Buffy, Faith, and Willow infiltrate headquarters at the Safe Zone. Everything and everyone they expected to stop their mission is in the way. The question is, can two powerless girls and one Slayer succeed with these ridiculous odds? Elsewhere: unexpected vampire complications . . .

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER OMNIBUS: SEASON 8 VOLUME 1 TP

Joss Whedon (W), Brian K. Vaughan (W), Drew Goddard (W), Jeph Loeb (W), Georges Jeanty (P), Karl Moline (P), Paul Lee (P), Cliff Richards (P), Andy Owens (I), Dave Stewart (C), Michelle Madsen (C), and Jo Chen (Cover)

Series creator Joss Whedon brought Buffy the Vampire Slayer back to life with this comics-only follow-up to Season 7 of the television show. Aptly named Season 8, these comics are the official sequel to Buffy and continue where the live-action series left off with the Slayer, her friends, and their ongoing challenge to fight the forces of darkness. This oversized omnibus edition is one of two volumes that will contain the entirety of Season 8. Contains Buffy Season 8 Library Edition Volumes 1–2 (excluding sketchbook materials), all series covers (Buffy Season 8 #1-20), the Willow one-shot Goddesses and Monsters, and the "Always Darkest" short from MySpace Dark Horse Presents #24.

592 pages, $24.99, in stores on Sept. 13.

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER: BIG BADS & MONSTERS ADULT COLORING BOOK TP

Karl Moline (A/Cover), Georges Jeanty (A), Pablo Churin (A), Yishan Li (A), Newsha Ghasemi (A), Stephen Byrne (A), and others

Demons, horror, and fantasy fill these original illustrations based on Joss Whedon's cult-classic television series. Inside this volume focused on their greatest foes, you'll find heroes Buffy, Willow, Xander, and Giles fighting to save the world from the likes of the Master, Angelus, Spike, Drusilla, and other supernatural beasts and beings. Features forty-five original black-and-white illustrations.

96 pages, black and white, $14.99, in stores on Sept. 6.

COLDER OMNIBUS TP

Paul Tobin (W) and Juan Ferreyra (A/Cover)

Declan Thomas, the former patient of an insane asylum that was destroyed in a fire, has the strange ability to step inside a person's madness -- and sometimes cure it. He hopes to one day cure his own, but time is running out, as a demonic predator pursues him. Collects the entire Colder series.

424 pages, $24.99, in stores on Sept. 27.

DARK HORSE COMICS/DC COMICS: MASK TP

Various (W/A)

Grifter and the Mask team up and face off against smugglers at a Las Vegas weapons show. After destroying a planet, the Mask has a bounty on his head and Lobo hot on his tail in a mind-bending, time-twisting showdown between madmen. And last but not least, the Joker stumbles upon the mask, which inspires a new superpowered reign for the Clown Prince of Crime! This volume collects Grifter/The Mask #1-2, Lobo vs. the Mask #1-2, and Joker/Mask #1-4. Collects never-before-reprinted material.

256 pages, $24.99, in stores on Sept. 13.

THE DARK NORTH HC

Martin Dunelind (W), Peter Bergting (A), Henrik Pettersson (A), Joakim Ericsson (A), Magnus Olsson (A), and Lukas Thelin (A/Cover)

Originally crowdfunded in 2015, this illustrated prose/art book fusion features five unique tales ranging from Norse mythology to science fiction. The Dark North showcases artwork by Scandinavia's leading illustrators and concept artists Peter Bergting, Henrik Pettersson, Joakim Ericsson, Magnus Olsson, and Lukas Thelin, prose by Martin Dunelind, and a foreword by author and filmmaker Clive Barker!

232 pages, $34.99, in stores on Sept. 27.

DEPT. H #16

Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover) and Sharlene Kindt (C)

Looking into Hari Hardy's past, it's clear that Mia's father's long history has made him the author of his own destruction, and perhaps Mia's as well. Meanwhile, some of the Dept. H crew appear to be going insane, for they feel compelled to aid a sea turtle older than time . . . and it demands to be worshiped?

28 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

DRAGON AGE: KNIGHT ERRANT #3

Nunzio DeFilippis (W), Christina Weir (W), Fernando Heinz Furukawa (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Sachin Teng (Cover)

With Varric's help, Vaea sets out on a rescue mission for the Inquisition. After dodging societal niceties with the stuffy prince Sebastian and the even stuffier Seneschal Granger, Vaea catches up to her quarry . . . only to discover the mission will be far from that simple!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 12.

EMPOWERED DELUXE EDITION VOLUME 3 HC

Adam Warren (W/A/Cover)

Prepare your puny intellect for wonders awe-inspiring, comedy gut-busting, and images steamy within Adam Warren's Empowered Deluxe Edition Volume 3. Collected within its vast confines are Empowered Volumes 7, 8, and 9 plus a priceless hoard of unpublished artwork, author's notes, and arcane wisdom both illuminating and terrifying to behold!

704 pages, $59.99, in stores on Sept. 13.

THE END LEAGUE LIBRARY EDITION HC

Rick Remender (W), Mat Broome (A), Eric Canete (A/Cover), Sean Parsons (A), Ashley MacDonald (A), Wendy Broome (C), Matthew Wilson (C), and Naomi Baker (C)

The genre-bender is now available in a deluxe oversized format! A thematic merging of The Lord of the Rings and Watchmen, The End League follows the last remaining superheroes on Earth as they embark on a desperate quest to find the one artifact that can save humanity -- the Hammer of Thor. Superstar writer Rick Remender (Fear Agent, Tokyo Ghost) is joined by comics legends Mat Broome (X-Men, Batman) and Eric Canete (Iron Man, Martian Manhunter) on a perilous journey to save the world! Collects all nine issues of the series.

248 pages, $39.99, in stores on Sept. 20.

GAME OF THRONES: JON SNOW "BATTLE OF THE BASTARDS" LIMITED EDITION BUST

The pulse-pounding climax of the most recent HBO season of Game of Thrones was the "Battle of the Bastards," where Jon Snow faces off in a life-or-death struggle with evil Ramsay Bolton -- considered one of the most ambitious and elaborately choreographed battles ever staged for filmed entertainment. A key moment is when Jon prepares for his last stand by drawing his sword Longclaw and facing the Bolton army seemingly alone. This is the moment sculptor Dave Cortes and his studio capture. This prepainted bust measures 6" from the base to the top of his head, plus sword extension. Edition size TBD at press time. Full-color deluxe packaging with a certificate of authenticity.

Measures 6" from base to the top of his head, plus sword extension, $89.99, in stores on August 23.

GROO: PLAY OF THE GODS #1

Sergio Aragones (W/A/Cover), Mark Evanier (W), John Ercek (C), and Tom Luth (C)

In this, the first installment in the newest Groo miniseries (which is continued from the last Groo miniseries), the stupidest hero in the comic book shop finds himself in a new village . . . a village where you pray to the proper god or you pray for your life. And even the other gods know that they are all players. It's from the award-winning team of Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier, with lettering by Stan Sakai, coloring by Tom Luth, and a running commentary by the gods above.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 12.

HALO: UNSC VULTURE LIMITED EDITION SHIP REPLICA

The UNSC Vulture, also known as the AC-220 Gunship, is a heavy gunship used by the United Nations Space Command during the early years of the Human-Covenant War. The premier aerial combat vehicle for extended air-to-ground battles, the Vulture was originally produced to combat the rebel threat during the early years of the Insurrection. The Vulture is heavily featured in the hit game Halo Wars 2, and now you can own this beautifully detailed polyresin, limited edition 6" replica. Includes display base. Limited edition of 2,000.

6" limited edition, $49.99, in stores on August 9.

HARD BOILED HC (SECOND EDITION)

Frank Miller (W), Geof Darrow (W/A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)

Carl Seltz is a suburban insurance investigator, a loving husband, and a devoted father. Nixon is a berserk, homicidal tax collector racking up mind-boggling body counts in a diseased urban slaughterhouse. Unit Four is the ultimate robot killing machine -- and the last hope of the future's enslaved mechanical servants. And they're all the same psychotic entity.

136 pages, $19.99, in stores on Sept. 13.

JOE GOLEM: OCCULT DETECTIVE -- THE OUTER DARK #3

Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Patric Reynolds (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Dave Palumbo (Cover)

Joe discovers that the supernatural voices driving men insane may have roots in another dimension, and Church takes matters into his own hands when Lori starts to ask too many questions.

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

LIFEFORMED: CLEO MAKES CONTACT TP

Matt Mair Lowery (W) and Cassie Anderson (A/Cover)

In the wake of an alien invasion -- and her father's death -- a young girl must fight for the future of Earth. Aided by a shape-shifting rebel alien posing as her father, the unlikely pair bond, fight back, and ponder what it means to be human. The powers of choice, courage, and unity are examined in Lifeformed: Cleo Makes Contact, an unforgettable debut work from creators Matt Mair Lowery and Cassie Anderson.

192 pages, $12.99, in stores on Sept. 8.

MASS EFFECT: ANDROMEDA -- TEMPEST SILVER FINISH LIMITED-EDITION SHIP REPLICA

Mass Effect: Andromeda is a hit, and the new Tempest ship is key to the intergalactic exploring experience. Long and sleek, the new design is an instant classic. The 8" replica is also a hit, so Dark Horse is offering collectors a special silver-colored, metal-plated limited edition. Approximately 8" long, this collector piece captures all the detail of the regular edition. Only 1,000 will be produced for worldwide distribution.

8", limited edition, $49.99, in stores on July 19.

MASS EFFECT: DISCOVERY #3

John Dombrow (W), Jeremy Barlow (W), Gabriel Guzmán (A/Cover), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Kate Niemczyk (Variant cover)

Following a lead to the lawless space station Omega, Tiran Kandros is closer than ever to uncovering the Andromeda Initiative's biggest secret. Unfortunately, so is the deadly Agent Zeta! In a story that ties in to the highly anticipated Mass Effect: Andromeda game, writers John Dombrow and Jeremy Barlow and artist Gabriel Guzmán team up to create the next exciting chapter of the Mass Effect comics series!

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

MISFITS OF AVALON VOLUME 3: THE FUTURE IN THE WIND TP

Kel McDonald (W/A/Cover)

Smart-mouthed teens Elsie, Kimber, Morgan, and Rae have enough to handle with magical rings, talking dogs, and faeries, but when they discover that the knight they've been battling for Excalibur is a familiar face with a mission of his own, they must get to the bottom of the real intentions behind the quest they were given.

216 pages, $14.99, in stores on Sept. 27.

MISTER X: THE MODERN AGE TP

Dean Motter (W/A/Cover)

In the retrofuturistic metropolis of Radiant City, its mysterious creator, Mister X, must protect the city and its residents from the architecture of the city itself, which poses a danger to all those within it! Collecting every Mister X comic published by Dark Horse Comics, this trade includes Condemned, Excavations, and Razed, along with never-before-seen behind-the-scenes material!

368 pages, $29.99, in stores on Sept. 20.

MOEBIUS LIBRARY: THE ART OF EDENA HC

Moebius (W/A/Cover)

A companion volume to the World of Edena graphic novel, Moebius Library: The Art of Edena collects four fantastic Edena-related short stories and a mother lode of Moebius illustrations. A celebration of the imagery of Edena and the creative enthusiasm Moebius held for his Edena universe, this volume collects the short stories "Seeing Naples," "Another Planet," "The Repairmen," and "Dying to See Naples," as Moebius explores his imagination with Stel and Atan, two of his favorite characters.

176 pages, $34.99, in stores on Sept. 20.

THE ONCE AND FUTURE QUEEN #5

Adam P. Knave (W), D.J. Kirkbride (W), and Nickolas Brokenshire (A/Cover)

Enemies are revealed and plans are set in motion as the Fae go to war! Can Rani, Gwen, Lance, and Merlin save humanity? And even if they do . . . at what cost?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 12.

PREDATOR: HUNTERS #3

Chris Warner (W), Francisco Ruiz Velasco (A/Variant cover), and Doug Wheatley (Cover)

Contact! The assault team encounters the Predator at night on the tropical island! First blood goes to the alien hunter, but 10-to-one odds and machine guns favor the humans . . . unless there's something about their quarry they don't know!

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

REBELS: THESE FREE AND INDEPENDENT STATES #5

Brian Wood (W), Andrea Mutti (A), Lauren Affe (C), and Matthew Taylor (Cover)

As a veteran of the War of Independence, Seth Abbott retired to his Vermont cabin and lived a quiet life. When his son John returns from the War of 1812 to a bustling, vibrant America that's finally found its place in the world, what awaits him?

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

SHADOWS ON THE GRAVE #6

Richard Corben (W/A/Cover)

A hunter becomes the hunted when he ventures into restricted woods, but the nature of his adversary is truly terrifying. Recurring dreams haunt a man every year around his birthday. And Denaeus surprises his enemy, the king, when he reappears with an offer to help.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 12.

THE SHAOLIN COWBOY: WHO'LL STOP THE REIGN? #4

Geof Darrow (W/A/Cover), Dave Stewart (C), and Genndy Tartakovsky (Variant cover)

Bullets, claws, and fists fly when the evil congress of King Crab and the Revengers play their final trump card and attempt to pass a ban on the Shaolin Cowboy, who filibusters heads in the most dogged way possible. Who has the stronger constitution?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

STAR TREK: THE ORIGINAL SERIES ADULT COLORING BOOK VOLUME 2 -- WHERE NO MAN HAS GONE BEFORE TP

Juann Cabal (A), Will Conrad (A), Gabriel Guzmán (A/Cover), and Derlis Santacruz (A)

The coloring voyage continues with Star Trek: The Original Series Adult Coloring Book -- Where No Man Has Gone Before. This beautifully illustrated volume features all-new, stunningly detailed black-and-white images from seasons 2 and 3 of the iconic sixties television show. Printed on high-quality stock, each illustration offers an array of diverse details to color as faithfully or as wildly as you choose and is single sided to avoid unsightly bleed-though. This is a must-have collectible for Star Trek fans throughout the galaxy!

96 pages, black and white, $14.99, in stores on Sept. 13.

ZODIAC STARFORCE: CRIES OF THE FIRE PRINCE #1

Kevin Panetta (W), Paulina Ganucheau (A/Cover), and Jen Bartel (Variant cover)

An elite group of teenage girls with magical powers have sworn to protect our planet against dark creatures . . . as long as they can get out of class! Known as the Zodiac Starforce, these high-school girls aren't just combating math tests -- they're also battling monsters! After defeating a former ZS member and her mean-girl minions, the girls thought they'd get a little break! But a new big bad's come out to play, and demons are starting to overrun the downtown!

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







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