PREVIEWS: Image Comics Shipping June 6th

Sat, June 2nd, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

Image Comics has provided CBR News with advance looks at new titles shipping next week to finer comic stores everywhere. When you're done checking out these exciting previews of "Alien Pig Farm," "Strange Girl," "Dynamo 5" and more, stop by CBR's Image Comics forum to discuss them with fellow fans.

ALIEN PIG FARM #2 (of 4)

story TODD FARMER

art DON MARQUEZ

cover WILLIAM STOUT

32 PAGES, FC, $2.99

Put yer head between yer knees and kiss yer sister goodbye! Them green-skinned sumbitches is hugry fer pig innards and horny fer

farmgirls! But don't nobody fondle the cousins while eatin bacon 'cept Johnny Ray and Elvis! Consider the can of whoopass open!

The second title from RAW Studios’ Steve Niles and Thomas Jane! Issue 2 features a stunning cover by mark Schultz! Written by newcomer Todd Farmer with art by Don Marquez, ALIEN PIG FARM is a four-issue miniseries with all four issues are complete and ready to ship!

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES



DYNAMO 5 #4

story JAY FAERBER

art and cover MAHMUD A. ASRAR & RON RILEY

32 PAGES, FC, $2.99

Father’s Day. Big deal, right? You buy your dad a tie and call it good. But what if you’ve just discovered your real father is a dead superhero, and you’ve inherited one of his super powers? Father’s Day kinda takes on a whole new meaning then, doesn’t it …?

“Dynamo 5 is full of playful action, entertaining banter and slightly sordid details that will not disappoint.” – Don MacPherson (eyeoncomics.com)

OCCULT CRIMES TASKFORCE, VOL. 1 TP

story DAVID ATCHISON & ROSARIO DAWSON

art and cover TONY SHASTEEN

136 PAGES, FC, $14.99

After narrowly surviving an encounter with a supernatural serial killer, N.Y.P.D. officer Sophia Ortiz (modeled after ROSARIO DAWSON, star of SIN CITY and CLERKS 2) is drafted into Manhattan’s clandestine police unit: the Occult Crimes Taskforce, which keeps the streets of New York safe from the unholy creatures of the night. Can Sophia solve this case, or will she be the Soul-Ripper’s next victim?

COLLECTS O.C.T. #1-4

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

STRANGE EMBRACE

story David Hine art and cover David Hine & Rob Steen

32 PAGES, FC, $2.99

SPAWN & X-MEN: CIVIL WAR writer David Hine brings his magnum opus to Image Comics! Digitally remastered, STRANGE EMBRACE will be available as eight monthly issues colored by FLANIMALS co-creator Rob Steen and lettered by those awfully nice chaps at Comicraft! STRANGE EMBRACE is a modern gothic psycho-sexual tortured romance and is not for the nervous!

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES



STRANGE GIRL #17

story RICK REMENDER

art and cover PETER BERGTING

32 PAGES, FC, $3.50

“GOLDEN LIGHTS,” Part Two of Four

Enraged at the loss of his lordship, Belial discovers Bethany mere miles from the gateway to heaven. Finally so near her goal, Bethany won’t go down without giving her former owner the fight of his life.

THE RIDE: DIE, VALKYRIE #1 (OF 3)

story DOUG WAGNER

art and variant cover BRIAN STELFREEZE

cover JASON PEARSON

32 PAGES, FC, $2.99

Hot chicks, a stolen '68 Camaro, tons of guns, a car chase and a mess of dead bodies. All this and the hottest teen-assassin in comics as a cherry on top! This book will ship with a 1-for-5 variant cover by Brian Stelfreeze.

WARD OF THE STATE #2 (OF 3)

story CHRISTOPHER E. LONG

art and cover CHEE

32 PAGES, FC, $3.50

“GOLDEN LIGHTS,” Part Two of Four

Dravis and Carrie give each other hope for a better life far away from the ugly and violent world they currently inhabit. But as the two foster children make plans to run away together, a ruthless killer has them in his crosshairs!

 
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