Image Comics Solicitations for August, 2007

Thu, May 24th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

Image Comics has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for product shipping August, 2007. Discuss these solicitations here on CBR's Image Comics forum and tell fellow fans what you plan on picking up.

Image Solicitations - Last Six Months

target="PopUp">SPECIAL FORCES #1 (of 6)

story KYLE BAKER

art & cover KYLE BAKER

32 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 22

$2.99

GET READY TO RAQ! It's Black Hawk Upside-Down!

EISNER award-winning Kyle Baker brings you SPECIAL FORCES the wackiest boot camp since "Stripes"! SPECIAL FORCES follows a small-town autistic teen from his recruitment, through basic training, and then off to war in Iraq. With violent felons, mental patients, a violent mental hot chick felon and at least one "Don't ask don't tell", his unit is composed of the military's last line of defense. The very last line!

What happens when desperate army recruiters fall below quota at the same time the President calls for additional troops? Find out in SPECIAL FORCES!

SIDEBAR:

Inspired by a true 2006 incident in which an 18-year-old autistic Oregon boy was recruited into the army.

target="PopUp">BRIT #1

story BRUCE BROWN

art & cover CLIFF RATHBURN

editor ROBERT KIRKMAN

32 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 15

$2.99

Brit is a one-man, unstoppable killing machine... and eligible for a senior citizen's discount. He's been this country's last line of defense for almost a century--but after he inadvertently caused the death of his ex-wife and her son, he quit. Now SOMETHING has drawn him out of retirement. Look out, evil – BRIT IS BACK!

FROM THE CREATOR OF THE WALKING DEAD AND INVINCIBLE!

SIDEBAR:

OFFERED AGAIN! BRIT VOL 1: OLD SOLDIER!

target="PopUp">BONDS #1 (of 3)

story DURWIN TALON

art & cover DURWIN TALON

32 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 15

$3.99

"ALLEGRO"

Faith Warner is an up and coming cellist leading a seemingly perfect life until the night she loses her father to an assassin's bullet. So when Faith discovers she has the opportunity to use long dormant magical abilities to exact her revenge, she takes it. Her path of retribution is a bloody one. To become an instrument of vengeance, she must sever the bonds of her happiness… and sacrifice her future. BONDS is by DURWIN TALON, artist on BATMAN: OFFICER DOWN.

SIDEBAR

A supernatural thriller about a woman's bloody path to retribution.

target="PopUp">BOMB QUEEN IV # 1 (of 4)

story JIMMIE ROBINSON

art & cover JIMMIE ROBINSON

32PAGES

FC

AUGUST 29

$3.50

"SUICIDE BOMBER"

Bomb Queen declares war against the Image Universe! The nuclear aftermath from the Queen's last adventure put the country on high alert and forced government sanctions on her dictatorship. However, unknown to the Queen, there's a deeper, more evil plot forming right under her feet.

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

OFFERED AGAIN!

BOMB QUEEN, VOL. 1: WOMAN OF MASS DESTRUCTION TP

target="PopUp">CASANOVA #8

story MATT FRACTION

art FABIO MOON

cover GABRIEL BA

24 PAGES

2C

AUGUST 8

$1.99

An all-new storyline drawn by the stunning Fbio Moon ignites here as CASANOVA returns with the perfect jumping-on point for new readers. What terrible truth lurks inside of Dokkktor Klockhammer's horror hospital? How much time passes on page 11? Who's the stone-cold fox behind the stick of that sick assault aircraft from the future? Do all women from the future look like that? We hope so -- because that's where we're spending all our tomorrows. Besides, only a girl from the future would dare ask...

WHEN IS CASANOVA QUINN?

CASANOVA Volume 2: We have come from tomorrow to save you from boring.

OFFERED AGAIN!

CASANOVA, VOL. 1:

LUXURIA HC

target="PopUp">COMPASS #1

written C.B. CEBULSKI & AKIHIDE YANAGI

art & cover RYUSUKE HAMAMOTO

32 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 1

$2.99

CAN FOUR YOUNG WITCHES WIELD THE POWER OF EARTH'S MAGIC?

In the world where Magic rules, the last four clans of witches meet on the summer solstice for the Rite of Ascendency ceremony. They are set to ring in a new generation of spiritual leadership and appoint their newest "Heirs to the Elements". However, a deadly attack by forces unknown leaves four young witches alone and helpless as they must learn to cooperate and use their knowledge, skills and magical abilities to prove they are indeed worthy of inheriting the abilities to control Earth's mystic forces.

SIDEBAR: C.B. Cebulski teams with writer Akihide Yanagi and renowed Japanese manga artist Ryusuke Hamamoto (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Sea Sir Sun) for this new full-color manga series, debuting first in the United States.

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target="PopUp">ELEPHANTMEN: WAR TOYS #1 (of 3)

story RICHARD STARKINGS

art MORITAT

cover BOO COOK

variant pencil cover LADRNN

40 PAGES

BW

AUGUST 22

$2.99

INVASION!

Africa and China are at war. The battlefield: Europe. Enter: MAPPO's genetically engineered soldiers, The Elephantmen. At last, Starkings & Moritat tellthe story of the war to end all wars in this special three-issue miniseries.

target="PopUp">ELEPHANTMEN: HIP FLASK Jigsaw puzzle

Art LADRNN

1000 PIECES

FC

AUGUST 22

$24.99

Because you demanded it -- the first HIP FLASK jigsaw featuring the Eisner award-winning work of ELEPHANTMEN cover artist, Ladrnn! Much like every lovingly crafted issue of HIP FLASK, this thousand piece puzzle won't come together quickly... measuring 48.5 X 68 cm, it's a great gift and perfect for those rainy days in Mystery City.

target="PopUp">IN HER DARKEST HOUR (ONE-SHOT)

story FERNANDA CHIELLA

art & cover FERNANDA CHIELLA

32 PAGES

BW

AUGUST 8

$3.50

Lisa is a young girl on the brink of suicide. Living alone in a town with no family and no friends, she has fallen into despair. Can her newfound friend Joshua convince her that life is worth living, or will she fall to the embrace of death in her darkest hour?

Brilliant, newly discovered artist Fernanda Chiella has created one of the most visually stunning and emotionally gripping freshman efforts in years. Hers is a name we'll be hearing more from in years to come.

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target="PopUp">KILLING GIRL #1 (of 5)
story by GLEN BRUNSWICK

art & cover by FRANK ESPINOSA

32 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 8

$2.99

What if the Mafia had their own secret service...?

Sara doesn't remember her real name. What she does know is that she traded away misery as a former prostitute and became a world-class killing machine.

When a routine hit goes sour, Sara makes a shocking discovery: Suppressed memories, haunting her since childhood, are in fact TRUE! And her REAL family, presumed dead, may actually still be alive.

She begins to wonder about her life that could have been. Is it too late to reclaim her humanity? No one has ever retired from the Cosa Nostra secret service and lived.

RETAILERS: SEE ORDER FORM FOR INCENTIVE!

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

target="PopUp">SORROW #1 (of 4)
story RICK REMENDER & SETH PECK

art FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA

cover KIERON DWYER

32 PAGES

BW

AUGUST 1

$2.99

In 1952, the U.S. Government's nuclear testing killed all of the good people of Sorrow, Nevada. Today, the sign in front of town reads "population zero". The locals, however, will tell you a very different story... When a car accident strands four young travelers in this desolate ghost town, they soon find that not all that is buried is dead.

A modern take on the classic ghost story SORROW mingles the psychological terror of The Exorcist with the eerie dread of David Lynch's Twin Peaks to inspire fear in the most hardened of horror fans.

target="PopUp">STEVE NILES' STRANGE CASES #1 (of ???)
concept STEVE NILES

story by DAN WICKLINE

art by DAVID HARTMAN


32 page

FC

AUGUST 1

$2.99


"THE GATHERING"

The greatest monster hunters in the world are called to Holcomb Manor to hear an offer they may not live long enough to refuse. From the mind of horror master Steve Niles along with writer Dan Wickline (30 Days of Night, Unravel) and artist David Hartman (Rob Zombie's American Witch) comes the first part of the multi-format collaboration with D2C Games.

target="PopUp">CRIMELAND OGN
story FELIPE FERREIRA & IVAN BRANDON

art & cover RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

96 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 1

$9.99

Drug dealing, underground death-match fights and prostitution are every day fare La Rambla, but when Squallo, the top of the criminal food chain is assassinated, a long-standing truce between rival gangs is broken and life is about to get worse. Revenge, corruption and power rain down on the city when the 3 heirs to the crime-throne go to war on the streets of the city. Everyone is a suspect in this bombastic crime thriller loaded with violence, intrigue and lies.

target="PopUp">THE SURREAL ADVENTURES OF EDGAR ALLAN POO OGN

story DWIGHT L. MACPHERSON

art THOMAS BOATWRIGHT

cover DAVID HARTMAN

96 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 15

$9.99

Edgar Allan Poe just lost everything. His dead wife is haunting him in his dreams, his latest book has bombed, and the imagination that fueled his stories has become a curse. His prayer to never dream again is answered one evening as he falls asleep in an outhouse. His discarded creativity takes the form of his dream child, Edgar Allan Poo, who must now undergo a strange odyssey through the poet's troubled mind.

This August, Shadowline presents a twisted glimpse into the dream life of America's greatest fantasist in DWIGHT L. MACPHERSON & THOMAS BOATWRIGHT's unusual epic, The Surreal Adventures of Edgar Allan Poo!

target="PopUp">GLISTER #1
story ANDI WATSON

art & cover ANDI WATSON

64 PAGES

BW

AUGUST 1

$5.99

"GLISTER BUTTERWORTH AND THE HAUNTED TEAPOT"

From the writer of DC MINX graphic novel CLUBBING, the Eisner and Harvey-nominated

creator's new series follows the adventures of Glister, a girl who's a magnet for the weird

and unusual. Ghost writers back from the dead, upset houses who can change appearance,

a Toll Troll in the wishing well, unscrupulous antiquarian ex-wrestlers, and a misplaced Sphinx

are just some the oddities she encounters in the self-contained, all-ages stories.

Includes a new SKELETON KEY back-up.

target="PopUp">24seven, VOL. 2 OGN
story and art by: ASHLEY WOOD, GENE HA, ADAM HUGHES, DAVE JOHNSON, FRAZER IRVING, MICHAEL AVON OEMING, JUAN DOE, JASON AARON, NIKO HENRICHON, CB CEBULSKI, BEN TEMPLESMITH, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, JOHN NEY RIEBER, WILL PFEIFFER, FBIO MOON, GABRIEL B & MANY MORE!

cover by ASHLEY WOOD

200 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 1

$19.99

24seven features a who's who of today's best writers and artists from comics, film and animation, telling tales of ROBOTS in the city that never sleeps. Following in the tradition of the acclaimed hit 24seven volume one, volume two's stories run a cross-genre gamut, from crisis in space to bank robberies to gambling robot dogs. 24seven has romance, action, horror – everything you want – told by a cross-section of the most diverse writers and artists you'll find on the printed page.

OFFERED AGAIN!

27seven

VOL. 1 GN

target="PopUp">THE ART OF GREG CAPULLO TP
art & cover GREG CAPULLO

160 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 1

$24.99

"The comic artist's artist!" Ask anyone who knows the medium and that is what they will say about GREG CAPULLO. This collection features many never before seen pieces, with GREG taking you step by step through the creation of the new cover painting for the soft cover. CAPULLO's very best from comics and illustration, this stunning collection of drawings and paintings finally removes the text and logos from all those covers, and lets you take a good long look at the art itself. A must for any SPAWN or comic art fan.

target="PopUp">MADMAN, VOL. 1 TP
story MIKE ALLRED

art & cover MIKE ALLRED

300 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 22

$24.99

MIKE ALLRED holds rank in the pantheon of great American cartoonists, and Image Comics is proud to present this first volume of his seminal work collecting the first MADMAN series, MADMAN ADVENTURES, and some extra goodies. With a new series, a new publisher and new movie with Sin City's ROBERT RODRIGUEZ in the works, this is going to be a huge year ALLRED fans!

MIKE ALLRED weaves colorful characters, pop culture and super-heroics into heartfelt modern myth!

target="PopUp">NOBLE CAUSES VOL. 7: POWERLESS TP
story JAY FAERBER

art JON BOSCO

cover KHARY RANDOLPH

184 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 8

$15.99

Race Noble has lost his powers, and he's convinced his life is over. But his wife Liz has never had any superpowers, and she tries to convince him that there's more to life than being a superhero. Meanwhile, Rusty Noble learns a horrible secret about his girlfriend, which sends him on a collision course with his hated half-brother, Frost.

Collects NOBLE CAUSES 19-25

OFFERED AGAIN!

NOBLE CAUSES, VOL. 1

NOBLE CAUSES, VOL. 2

NOBLE CAUSES, VOL. 3

NOBLE CAUSES, VOL. 4

NOBLE CAUSES, VOL. 5

NOBLE CAUSES, VOL. 6

target="PopUp">PX! OGN
BOOK 1: A GIRL AND HER PANDA

story MANNY TREMBLEY & ERIC A. ANDERSON

art & cover MANNY TREMBLEY

168 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 1

$16.99

PX! is the story of a young girl named Dahlia who – with the help of her giant and trusty Panda sidekick - sets off on an epic journey around the globe to save her missing father. Unbeknownst to our heroes, Dad has been kidnapped by Pollo, an evil goat mastermind bent on taking over the world, and it's only a matter of time before Pollo's twisted machinations will be unleashed. Paths will be crossed, alliances will be formed, and ninjas will be punched!Will this unlikely band of misfits be able to stop Pollo in time, or is it already too late for Dalia's dad… and the world?

An all-ages adventure from the creators of SAM NOIR: MANNY TREMBLEY and ERIC A. ANDERSON!

target="PopUp">SPAWN, VOL. 4 TP
story TODD MCFARLANE, BRIAN HOLGUIN

art TODD MCFARLANE, GREG CAPULLO

cover TODD MCFARLANE

480 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 29

$29.95

Classic TODD MCFARLANE and GREG CAPULLO at the top of their game in both art and story! Spawn, the archetypal anti-hero, features in pivotal confrontations with many classic villains. Complete your Spawn library! Twenty issues of pulse pounding sequentials, containing issues 55-75 of the Spawn comic.

COLLECTS SPAWN 55-75

OFFERED AGAIN!

SPAWN, VOL. 1

SPAWN, VOL. 2

SPAWN, VOL. 3

target="PopUp">STRAY TOASTERS TP
story BILL SIENKIEWICZ

art & cover BILL SIENKIEWICZ

224 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 28

$24.99

Locked up for a crime he didn't commit, burnt out detective Egon Rustemagick is released from a high security mental institution in order to catch a serial-killing monster who is murdering and mutilating housewives and young children. Thus STRAY TOASTERS, the legendary seminal graphic novel written and painted by one of the world's most innovative and influential comic book artists, BILL SIENKIEWICZ.

STRAY TOASTERS, a full-color definitive annotated volume, showcases SIENKIEWICZ at the top of his game. Contains new cover, cover gallery and a few surprises.

target="PopUp">TECH JACKET VOL 1: THE BOY FROM EARTH TP
story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art & cover E.J. SU

144 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 15

$14.99

The Geldarians are a race of incredibly intelligent, yet physically weak and fragile beings. To compensate for their frailty they have invented the "Tech Jacket," a vest that every Geldarian is equipped with upon birth. A fully developed Tech Jacket is considered to be one of the most powerful weapons in the universe. Zack Thompson, through an event of sheer chance, has come to possess a Tech Jacket of his own. Now it appears that the fate of the entire universe rests on his shoulders as he learns that with infinite power comes infinite responsibility.

FROM THE WRITER OF INVINCIBLE AND THE WALKING DEAD!

Collects TECH JACKET 1-6 in FULL COLOR for the first time in the USA

target="PopUp">THE AMORY WARS #3 (of 5)
story CLAUDIO SANCHEZ

art M.S. MILLER

cover TONY MOORE

32 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 15

$2.99

Coheed and Cambria have been captured and ride a spaceshipbound forParis: Earth. At the house, Claudio discovers Josephine's dead body, the vicious Priest that killed her – and some amazingnew powers – as his own fight for survival begins.How does the Kilgannon family'sself-awarenessplay into Inferno's plans for revenge? Will Maria'srebellionfree Heaven's Fence – or destroy it?

target="PopUp">BAD PLANET #3 (RES)
story STEVE NILES & THOMAS JANE art JIM DALY & TIM BRADSTREET

cover MARK SCHULTZ

32 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 15

$2.99

The fearsome, loathsome DeathSpiders™ continue their sickening carnal rampage over the ravaged earth – this time in heart-thumping, mind-numbing SUPER-TERROR 3-D!

The Phaedon Warrior makes his way to Earth, and Veronica Falcon thinks he may hold the key to stopping the horrific Deathspiders™. But will the escaped alien convict want to lend a hand? Or is he here to revel in the destruction?

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

SIDEBAR

PLUS no less than 14 pages of FULL COLOR 3D done by the MASTER of STEREOSCOPIC imaging, RAY ZONE! SUPER-TERROR 3-D GLASSES included!

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target="PopUp">DUST #2 (of 2)
story mink & PAOLO PARENTE

art & cover PAOLO PARENTE

32 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 22

$3.99

With the Axis poised to launch a manned orbiting space probe to end WWII once and for all, the Sino-soviets lead a sabotage mission to Reicher Castle to stop the rocket. Outmanned and outgunned, the team was captured. Now, deep behind enemy lines, a ragtag U.S. Special Forces ranger team must mount a seemingly impossible rescue mission to save the Sino-soviet unit allies and destroy the rocket.

RETAILERS: SEE ORDER FORM FOR INCENTIVE!

(RETAILER INCENTIVE: This book will ship with a 1-for-10 variant cover by Paolo Parente.)

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

target="PopUp">DYNAMO 5 #6

story JAY FAERBER

art & cover MAHMUD A. ASRAR & RON RILEY

32 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 2

$3.50

Chrysalis and her offspring have got Maddie backed into a corner as they reveal even more secrets about Captain Dynamo, which leads Maddie to take desperate measures. Meanwhile, F.L.A.G. agent Augie Ford makes an offer to someone on the Dynamo 5 team… but can Augie be trusted?

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target="PopUp">FRANK FRAZETTA'S DEATH DEALER #5 (of 6)
story JOSHUA ORTEGA

art NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS

covers FRANK FRAZETTA, NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS

32 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 8

$3.99

Rian Atar finally reaches the castle of King Strom–only to find a most terrible surprise waiting for him and his men! Adelia, Lambeau and Dreovid follow the Death Dealer to the edge of the Angra Swamp, where the grotesque Dazaka lies in wait… Featuring one of the biggest shocks in fantasy history–this is one twist you won't see coming!

SIDEBAR:

Get ready for the one of the biggest shockers of the year!

target="PopUp">GUTSVILLE #4 (of 6)
story SIMON SPURRIER

art & cover FRAZER IRVING

32 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 29

$3.99

Albert finds himself tangled amongst the Vittals: a cadre of idealistic revolutionaries. Will he finally discover the peace he craves, or merely trade one violent life for another? Meanwhile, Emelia must endure her marriage to the unctuous George Rathbone, finally witnessing first-hand the freaky practices of the JonahKin. And all the while, the Great Beast swims on, far more aware of the life in its belly than the citizens of Gutsville could ever guess.

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

target="PopUp">HIDING IN TIME #2 (of 4)
story CHRISTOPHER E. LONG

art & coverRYAN WINN


32 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 22

$3.50


With every passing moment Abraham Smith remains in 1774, he comes closer to having to fight three assassins from the future! Outgunned, outmanned, and out of time, Abraham must decide whether to abandon his new life and family… and live to fight another day.

Tag: Not final cover!


target="PopUp">INVINCIBLE #46
story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art & cover RYAN OTTLEY & BILL CRABTREE

32 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 15

$2.99

Invincible and Rex Splode haven't always seen eye-to-eye but when Dupli-Kate's twin brother Multi-Paul comes to town, more than a little angry about his sister's death, the two of them find a little common ground on which to relate – common ground called KICKING ASS!

target="PopUp">PVP# 37
story & art SCOTT KURTZ

cover CLAIRE HUMMEL

24 PAGES

BW

AUGUST 22

$3.50

After a hard day's night, curl up with a copy of PvP and take a magical mystery tour of hilarity. It will please, please you.

target="PopUp">REPO #3 (of 5)
story RICK SPEARS

art & cover ROB G

32 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 15

$3.50


KD and Emil have got the clone, and everyone in the sprawl is after them! The Boss man puts the dangerous Chinese repo brothers Ming and Ling on the case, Killian dispatches his well-armed private mercenary security force and the Clone Liberation Army is fired up and in hot pursuit. But it's Lola who comes up ahead as the chase blasts off Earth-- final destination: the moon!

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

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target="PopUp">THE RIDE: DIE VALKYRIE! #3 (of 3)

story DOUG WAGNER

art & variant cover BRIAN STELFREEZE

cover ROB HAYNES

32 PAGES

BW

AUGUST 15

$2.99

All roads merge when the Valkyries meet Laci and the nuns, with the bad guys hot on their tails and taking no prisoners! As the bodies pile up, the true Laci is unleashed.

Uh-oh…

RETAILERS: SEE ORDER FORM FOR INCENTIVE!

(RETAILER INCENTIVE: This book will ship with a 1-for-5 variant cover by BRIAN STELFREEZE.)

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

target="PopUp">SPAWN #173
story DAVID HINE

art BRIAN HABERLIN

cover GREG CAPULLO

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 26

$2.95

"A Tale of Three Brothers" continues as Al Simmons becomes a cold-blooded killer, while his brothers follow their own paths: one to become a man of justice, the other descending into drug addiction and mental breakdown. As the memories flood back, Spawn begins to realize that it was no accident that he was chosen to become a Hellspawn.

target="PopUp">SPAWN: GODSLAYER #4
story BRIAN HOLGUIN

art PHILIP TAN

cover JAY ANACLETO

32 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 22

$2.99

"The Winter King," Conclusion

In the conclusion to the Winter King saga, it's a furious battle to the death between the Godslayer and the cannibal God, Urshrek. But Bairn soon discovers there may be more at stake in the outcome than he had bargained for. Meanwhile, Neva makes a bargain of her own.

target="PopUp">STRANGE EMBRACE #4 (of 8)
story DAVID HINE

art & cover DAVID HINE

color ROB STEEN

32 PAGES

FC

AUGUST 8

$2.99

The death of his father only seems to make Anthony Corbeau's strange obsessions more extreme, and Sarah starts to learn more about the sinister family secret concerning Anthony's mother. SPAWN and DISTRICT X writer DAVID HINE continues his gothic masterpiece.

target="PopUp">THE WALKING DEAD #42
story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

32 PAGES

BW

AUGUST 22

$2.99

The time has come.

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

TMP

24 boxed set 1 page

Item #15350-7

4 pieces per case

Jack Bauer from FOX TV's 24

Capturing the pulse-pounding excitement of the smash-hit FOX TV show 24, Jack Bauer makes his McFarlane Toys action-figure debut. This deluxe boxed set is a must for fans and collectors.

Bon Jovi (Jon + Richie) 1 page

- Jon Bon Jovi Item # 12581-8

- Richie Sambora item #12582-5

6 pieces per case

As they say, "100 million Bon Jovi fans can't be wrong."

Rock on! The legacy that Bon Jovi has created over the last three decades is an undeniable force in American metal music. And now, these legendary musicians get the McFarlane touch – unparalleled detail, likeness and pose.

NFL Mini Football 1 page
Item #92500-5

12?? pieces per case

McFarlane Toys presents Mini Football Sports Picks sets, featuring the starting offense for the Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, New York Giants and Chicago Bears. Each set includes all eleven starters from the offense, depicted in pre-snap poses complete with authentic team uniform and a base.

DENVER BRONCOS STARTING LINEUP
Rod Smith – Wide Receiver – 80

Javon Walker – Wide Receiver – 84

Stephen Alexander – Tight End – 82

Matt Lepsis – Left Tackle – 78

Ben Hamilton – Left Guard – 50

Tom Nalen – Center – 66

Cooper Carlisle – Right Guard – 65

Adam Meadows – Right Tackle – 75

Jay Cutler – Quarterback – 6

Mike Bell – Running Back – 20

Kyle Johnson – Fullback – 39

CHICAGO BEARS STARTING LINEUP
Mushin Muhammad – Wide Receiver – 87

Bernard Berrian – Wide Receiver – 80

Desmond Clark – Tight End – 88

John Tait – Left Tackle – 76

Ruben Brown – Left Guard – 74

Olin Kreutz – Center – 57

Roberto Garza – Right Guard – 63

Fred Miller – Right Tackle – 69

Rex Grossman – Quarterback – 8

Cedric Benson – Running Back – 32

Jason McKie – Fullback – 37

DALLAS COWBOYS STARTING LINEUP
Terrell Owens – Wide Receiver – 81

Terry Glenn – Wide Receiver – 83

Jason Witten – Tight End – 82

Flozell Adams – Left Tackle – 76

Kyle Kosier – Left Guard – 63

Andre Gurode – Center – 65

Marco Rivera – Right Guard – 62

Marc Colombo – Right Tackle – 75

Tony Romo – Quarterback – 9

Julius Jones – Running Back – 21

Oliver Hoyte – Fullback – 46

NEW YORK GIANTS
Plaxico Burress – Wide Receiver – 17

Amani Toomer – Wide Receiver – 81

Jeremy Shockey – Tight End – 80

David Diehl – Left Tackle – 66

Grey Ruegamer – Left Guard – 65

Shaun O'Hara – Center – 60

Rich Seubert – Right Guard – 69

Kareem McKenzie – Right Tackle – 67

Eli Manning – Quarterback – 10

Brandon Jacobs – Running Back – 27

Jim Finn – Fullback – 20

NFL Legends 3 1 page
Item #74440-8

12 pieces per case

Our third NFL Legends lineup features six players enshrined in Canton. Three legendary quarterbacks, two breakaway running backs and one of the all-time great defensive ends. It all adds up to pure football power.

BO JACKSON – Oakland Raiders – Runningback – 34

EARL CAMPBELL – Houston Oilers – Quarterback – 20

JOHN ELWAY 2 – Denver Broncos – Quarterback – 7

DAN MARINO – Miami Dolphins – Quarterback – 13

ROGER STAUBACH – Dallas Cowboys – Quarterback - 12

REGGIE WHITE – Green Bay Packers/Philadelphia Eagles – Defensive End – 92

McFarlane's Monsters of Horror 3-pack

Item # 41130

4 pieces per case

McFarlane Toys collects three of the world's most horrific monstrosities in a limited-edition boxed set. Originally released as part of the first McFarlane's Monsters action figures, these fan-favorite creatures of the night are a must-have for all horror fans.

Dracula – The Prince of Darnkess takes many forms. Fangs bared and driven by an unquenchable lust for blood, he preys on the innocent to sustain his own wretched life.

Frankenstein's Monster – Pieced together from the scavenged remains of the dead, the slow-witted yet preternaturally strong behemoth wanders the earth with the decaying corpse of his creator strapped to his back.

The Mummy – Returned from the Land of the Dead by an ancient curse, the Mummy stalks the world of the living on an unending quest against those who disturbed his eternal slumber.

Simpsons – Island of Dr. Hibbert 2 pages

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Weapons of Mass Destruction –Diamond Exclusive 3-pack: Spawn 2 pages
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4 pieces per case

• Diamond Exclusive - Collector's Spawn 3-pack

• Includes Spawn IV, Spawn i.095 and Spawn i.131

McFarlane Toys resurrects three fan favorites that are geared up for combat in: Spawn: Weapons of Mass Destruction. Focusing on SPAWN's predilection toward large weapons and lots of firepower, this collection of three action figures features a traditional SPAWN piece – costume, cape and attitude – accompanied by two figures focusing on the more direct and ready-for-battle side of his personality.


Top Cow August 2007 Shipping Solicitations

AUGUST 2007 CHECKLIST!

First Born #2 Ron Marz/Stjepan Sejic $2.99

Witchblade #111 Ron Marz/Steve Sadowski/Kevin Nowlan $2.99

Ripclaw Pilot Season #1 Jason Aaron/Jorge Lucas/Tony Moore $2.99

Witchblade Takeru Manga #7 Kobayashi/Sumita/Mack $3.99

Dark Sector Zero David Wohl/Bill Sienkiewicz $2.99

The Darkness Level TPB Jenkins/Wohl/Top Cow's Finest $16.99

Rising Stars Vol 5 TPB Straczynski/Avery/Frank/Anderson $14.99

First Born #2 Sejic Lithograph Stjepan Sejic $29.99

Masane Power Up Figure Alter/Good Smile Co. $74.99

target="PopUp">First Born #2 (of 3)
(W) Ron Marz (A) Stjepan Sejic (Cov) Marc Silvestri, Stjepan Sejic

First Born goes into overdrive as the delicate truce between the forces of Dark and Light breaks down and Sara Pezzini and Patrick Gleason are caught in the middle! The Darkness and the Angelus throw down in the ultimate melee and the true nature of Sara's pregnancy is revealed. Writer Ron Marz (ION, SAMURAI: HEAVEN & EARTH) and digital painter Stjepan Sejic (THE DARKNESS: LEVEL 1, WITCHBLADE) deliver the second arc of Top Cow's epic three issue series that sets the stage for the next incredible year!

FIRST BORN #2 features covers by Marc Silvestri and series artist Stjepan Sejic.

Cover A) Marc Silvestri

Cover B) Stjepan Sejic

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 Limited Series

First Born #2 Stjepan Sejic litho
(Art by) Stjepan Sejic

Bring the beautiful painted image from FIRST BORN #2 by Top Cow exclusive artist Stjepan Sejic home as a limited edition lithograph of 500 pieces reproduced at the highest quality possible at 11X17 inches! Each lithograph will ship in a clear protective sleeve.

Limited Edition Lithograph $29.99

target="PopUp">Witchblade #111
(W) Ron Marz (P) Steve Sadowski (I) Kevin Nowlan (Cov) Mike Mayhew

FIRST BORN tie-in issue! Patience, the current Magdalena is suddenly drawn into the events of FIRST BORN as Sara Pezzini and new Witchblade bearer Dani Baptiste struggle to survive the battle. This issue will provide fans with a fuller reading experience and lead directly into next month's FIRST BORN #3!

Long time scribe Ron Marz (ION, SAMURAI: HEAVEN AND EARTH) is joined in the second of three very special FIRST BORN tie-in issues by the unstoppable art team of Steve Sadowski (JSA, RED SONJA ANNUAL), Kevin Nowlan (BATMAN: BLACK & WHITE, SUPERMAN v. ALIENS) and cover artist Mike Mayhew (VAMPIRELLA, THE PULSE).

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 continuing series

Hunter-Killer #12 Wizard World Los Angeles Exclusive Variant
(W) Mark Waid (A) Kenneth Rocafort (C) Blond (Cov) Marc Silvestri

Previously only available to fans at the Wizard World Los Angeles convention, Top Cow is proud to offer a limited edition variant cover by Top Cow founder Marc Silvestri. Limited to 500 copies, allocations may occur.

Full Color 32 pages $10.00 continuing series

What is Pilot Season 2007?
Pilot (noun): television show produced and filmed or taped as a sample of a proposed series.

This Fall, Top Cow is launching 7 Pilot Issues starring fan favorite characters currently without a series. After all 7 issues have been released, fans will be able to VOTE online and pick 2 characters to get greenlit for their own all-new series in 2008. It's up to you!

target="PopUp">Ripclaw Pilot Season #1
(W) Jason Aaron (A)Jorge Lucas (Cov) Tony Moore

Eisner nominated writer Jason Aaron (SCALPED, THE OTHER SIDE) joins up with artist Jorge Lucas (INCREDIBLE HULK, ANNIHILATION: RONAN) to unleash Top Cow's resident badass in the first of eight special one-shots published under the Pilot Season 2007 initiative. The killer team is joined by intense cover artist Tony Moore (THE WALKING DEAD, EXTERMINATORS).

To kill the Yakuza kingpin called Boss Yamamoto, you'd have to fight your way through level after deadly level of his secret fortress, past an army of gun-toting thugs and sword-wielding assassins. No one has ever been foolish enough to try. Enter Ripclaw. The fan-favorite character returns to the spotlight as dangerous as ever and fighting as if hell is at is his back.

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 pilot issue

Ripclaw Pilot Season CGC Graded Edition
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Jorge Lucas (Cov) Tony Moore

For the diehard member of the Herd, looking to capture a pristine copy of the inaugural issue of Top Cow's Pilot Season 2007 event for their collection.

CGC Graded 9.8 - $69.99

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target="PopUp">Witchblade Takeru Manga #7
(W) Yasuko Kobayashi (A) Kazasa Sumita (C) Blond (Cov) Sumita, Mack

Takeru, the wielder of the demon blade, and the demon Kira fight to determine the fate of her love. How much of her humanity can Takeru maintain if she hopes to defeat the demon and save Kuo? And will Kuo's hand be forced if Takeru does become a demon? The questions are answered here! Originally serialized in Japan's popular magazine, CHAMPION RED and written by WITCHBLADE ANIME head writer, Yasuko Kobayashi, this issue also features a second beautiful alternate cover by artist David Mack (KABUKI: ALCHEMY, DAREDEVIL).

Cover A) Kazasa Sumita

Cover B) David Mack

Full Color 32 pages $3.99 continuing series

Witchblade Takeru Manga #2 Wizard World Los Angeles Exclusive Variant
(W) Yasuko Kobayashi (A) Kazasa Sumita (C) Blond (Cov) Tyler Kirkham

The smash success second issue of Witchblade Takeru Manga is available as a limited edition black & white variant cover by Top Cow exclusive artist Tyler Kirkham. Limited to 1000 copies, allocations may occur.

Full Color 32 pages $10.00 continuing series

target="PopUp">Dark Sector Zero
(W) David Wohl (A) Bill Sienkiewicz (Cov) Bill Sienkiewicz

Created by acclaimed developer Digital Extremes, Dark Sector is a new and original action-thriller video game designed exclusively for next generation systems. Enter the world of Hayden Tenno, a black ops agent sent on a dangerous assassination mission into Lasria, an Eastern European city that hides a deadly Cold War secret. Attacked by an unknown enemy, he awakens to find part of his body altered by an infection that has granted him inhuman abilities. Now, Hayden must learn to evolve along with his powers, to survive and to become a hero.

Written by acclaimed creator David Wohl (WITCHBLADE, APHRODITE IX) and illustrated by living legend Bill Sienkiewicz (ELEKTRA: ASSASSIN, MOON KNIGHT), this special prequel to the hit game provides an unseen look into Lasria's secrets and the beginning of Hayden's transformation from man to... something more.

Visit DarkSector.com for more information!

One Shot 32 pages $2.99

target="PopUp">The Darkness Levels Trade Paperback
(W) Paul Jenkins, David Wohl (A) Mattias Snygg, Stjepan Sejic, Tyler Kirkham, Eric Basaldua, Patrick Blaine, Mike Choi

Based on smash hit THE DARKNESS VIDEO GAME from 2K Games and Starbreeze, this trade paperback captures the intensity and horror of the game while expanding The Darkness Universe for both players of the game and readers of the comic! All six self-contained, unique stories from THE DARKNESS LEVEL 0-5 is collected here!

Co-written by video game writer Paul Jenkins (CIVIL WAR: THE INITIATIVE, WOLVERINE: ORIGIN) and co-creator David Wohl (WITCHBLADE, APHRODITE IX) with art by Top Cow's finest artists this is a is a must have for all fans of the video game and The Darkness!

Novel 176 pages $14.99

target="PopUp">Rising Stars Volume 5 Untouchable Visitations Trade Paperback
(W) J. Michael Straczynski, Fiona Avery (A) Gary Frank, Brent Anderson, Keu Cha

The RISING STARS legend is expanded and enriched by the previously untold tales of The Pederson Specials collected within this essential trade paperback volume.

This volume collects RISING STARS: UNTOUCHABLE #1-6 and the RISING STARS: VISITATIONS collection, which includes RISING STARS PRELUDE, issues #0, #1/2 and "A Lost Tale of the Specials" into one massive trade! Featuring stories by creator J. Michael Straczynski (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, FANTASTIC FOUR) and Fiona Avery (WITCHBLADE, ARANA: HEART OF THE SPIDER) and featuring art by such superstar artists as Gary Frank (SUPREME POWER, MIDNIGHT NATION), Brent Anderson (ASTRO CITY), Keu Cha (WITCHBLADE) and many more.

Full Color 208 pages $16.99 trade paperback

target="PopUp">Witchblade Anime: Amaha Masane Witchblade Powerup Figure
(Manufacturer) Alter

From the smash anime sensation WITCHBLADE ANIME comes the main character Amaha Masane in her full powered up Witchblade form! Throughout the exciting 24 episode series Masane struggles with the Witchblade and when she finally gains control assumes this breath-taking and deadly crimson armored "Power Up" form.

This figure is from Alter and Good Smile Co. in Japan and is a 1/8 PVC model figure measuring 10 inches in height! Quantities are very limited!

Action Figure $74.99

6 Figures Per Case

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