PREVIEWS: "Repo," "Invincible," "Alien Pig Farm" & More

Sun, June 17th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

Image Comics has provided CBR News with advance looks at new issues and graphic novels shipping to comics and book stores next week, June 20th. When you're done checking out these exciting previews, stop by CBR's Image Comics forum to discuss them with fellow fans.

PHONOGRAM, VOL. 1: RUE BRITANNIA TP

story KIERON GILLEN

art & cover JAMIE McKELVIE

152 PAGES - BW - $14.99

Britannia is ten years dead. Phonomancer David Kohl hadn't spared his old patron a thought for almost as long… at which point his mind starts to unravel. Can he discover what's happened to the Mod-Goddess of Britpop while there's still something of himself left?

A dark modern-fantasy in a world where music is magic, where a song can save your life, or end it.

REPO #1 (of 5)

story RICK SPEARS

art & cover ROB G

32 PAGES - FC - $3.50

From the team that brought you TEENAGERS FROM MARS, and The Couriers comes REPO, an all-out action comedy about two small-time repo men named KD and Emil. Usually their job is repossessing cars from deadbeats who owe the wrong kind of people money. Today the job is different—the repo of an escaped clone. More specifically, its beating heart!

With a multi-million dollar price on the clone’s head attracting every hyper-violent repo team in the quad—not to mention the Clone Liberation Army—our boys will have to fight their way through an ever-growing body count just to stay one step ahead of the pack, snatch the clone and hopefully make it out with their lives.

Part LETHAL WEAPON. Part AKIRA. All AWESOME.

INVINCIBLE #43

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art & cover RYAN OTTLEY & BILL CRABTREE

24 PAGES - FC - $2.99

ALLEN THE ALIEN has returned to Earth, seeking more information from INVINCIBLE that he can use against the Viltrumite Empire. Unfortunately, THE IMMORTAL is giving Allen a less-than-warm welcome. SPACE FIGHT!

TRUE STORY, SWEAR TO GOD #6

story TOM BELAND

art & cover TOM BELAND

24 PAGES - BW - $3.50

Tom Beland becomes the Man Without Fear when he decides to finally publish his first comic book. If you ever wanted to publish a comic, but were afraid to, because you had no idea how to do so... join the club! You'll see every embarassing, stupid move Beland made on his way to entering the world of comic book publishing! If this dork can do it... ANYONE can!!

ALIEN PIG FARM 3000 #3 (of 4)

story TODD FARMER

art DON MARQUEZ

cover BILL STOUT

32 PAGES - FC - $2.99

The town's destroyed and most folks are either dead or carried off into the night by them green-skinned sonsabitches. Mankind's only hope... a handful of rednecks holed up in a tiny farmhouse. Outnumbered, out-gunned, out-brained. But as long as a fella's too stupid to know he's beat, then there's a chance. And our heroes are pretty stupid.

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

STRONGARM #4 (of 5)

story STEVE HORTON

art & cover DAVID AHN

32 PAGES - FC - $2.99

Who is really behind the attempt on Rob's life that led to his disfigurement? Was it the Overlord, or someone else? In the penultimate chapter of the first Strongarm story arc, mysteries are revealed, conspiracies are uncovered and Rob is pushed into a confrontation he never wanted! Not everyone's coming out of this one alive...

 
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