Image Comics Solicitations for September, 2007

Wed, June 20th, 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 September, 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">MICE TEMPLAR #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH

story BRYAN J.L. GLASS & MICHAEL AVON OEMING

art & cover MICHAEL AVON OEMING

56 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 5

$3.99

For the young mouse Karic, the Mice Templar are merely an exciting legend. They were real, though, and a vicious civil war left them scattered and all mouse culture in the grip of brutal rat masters. When Karic's family is enslaved, he realizes their only hope of freedom lies in his paws…if he can only find the courage and strength to become one of the legendary Templar himself.

OFFERED AGAIN!

BASTARD SAMURAI, VOL. 1 TP

86 VOLTZ: THE DEAD GIRL

target="PopUp">SPAWN: ARCHITECTS OF FEAR #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH

story ARTHUR CLAIRE

art & cover ALEKSI BRICLOT

56 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 26

$6.99

The elite Angels, known as the Caste of Architects, needs the help of Spawn to retrieve one of their living weapons that has gone amok, the Horsaak-El. For centuries this "weapon" has been absorbing the souls of the damned to keep them from joining the armies of Hell, but now it is preying on the souls of the innocent. And just to make sure Spawn carries out their plans, the Caste have placed his brother Marc in the weapon's path.

Don't miss this state of the art SPAWN project!

OFFERED AGAIN!

SPAWN: BLOOD & SHADOWS

SPAWN: BLOOD & SALVATION

target="PopUp">LUCHA LIBRE #1

story JERRY FRISSEN

art BILL, GOBI, FABIAN M, WITKO, TANQUERELLE

cover BILL

48 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 5

$5.99

The first issue in an ongoing anthology series based on the successful wrestler themed designer toy line. Includes three ongoing series: THE LUCHADORES FIVE are masked wrestlers protecting Los Angeles from tiki warriors and werewolves. The incompetent PROFESOR FURIA teaches his life "lessons" to aspiring wrestlers. The LUCHADORITOS is part "Peanuts," part "Dennis The Menace," and lots of Lucha Libre!

target="PopUp">PARADE (WITH FIREWORKS) #1 (of 2)

story MICHAEL CAVALLARO

art & cover MICHAEL CAVALLARO


32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 12

$3.50


In 1923, Italy was pulling itself from the wreckage of one World War while unknowingly plummeting towards another. The Nation seemed to be holding its breath, and the slightest perceived transgression could result in violence. On the evening of The Feast of the Epiphany, it did. Young Paolo is caught between a rowdy group of local Fascist Party members and his family. And the choice he's about to make will change his life forever!


TAG: Stunning art in a compelling real-life drama torn from the pages of history!

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target="PopUp">SUBURBAN GLAMOUR #1 (of 4)

story JAMIE MCKELVIE

art & cover JAMIE MCKELVIE & GUY MAJOR

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 12

$3.50

Astrid and Dave are teenagers stuck in a dead-end suburban town living uneventful lives – until Astrid gets a visit from her childhood imaginary friends, who tell her something big is about to happen. Are they real or is she crazy? Life is about to get a lot more interesting for the pair – interesting and very, very dangerous. From the co-creator of PHONOGRAM comes this tale of magic, mystery and underage drinking.

OFFERED AGAIN!

LONG HOT SUMMER OGN

PHONOGRAM, VOL. 1 TP

target="PopUp">AFTER THE CAPE VOL. 1: HOW FAR TO FALL TP

story HOWARD WONG & JIM VALENTINO

art & cover MARCO RUDY & MANNY TREMBLEY

128 PAGES

BW

SEPTEMBER 19

$12.99

Ethan Falls had it all! He was a respected super-hero, part of a world-renowned team from which he pulled a handsome stipend. He had a beautiful young wife and two loving children. He also had a problem…alcohol. A problem that would cause him to lose everything he held dear.

Collects AFTER THE CAPE #1-3

TAG LINES:

Collected together for the first time the smash hit sold-out series!

"For fans of the neo-realism of Powers' Brian Michael Bendis"

-Entertainment Weekly

target="PopUp">MADMAN & THE ATOMICS, VOL. 1 TP

story MIKE ALLRED

art & cover MIKE & LAURA ALLRED

380 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 26

$24.99

From pop art wizard MIKE ALLRED comes straight-up superhero good times! The Atomics are a group of fun-lovin' hipster heroes trying to make a difference. They fight crime, befriend monster aliens and find love in Snap City! Spun off from the pages of Madman, Frank "Madman" Einstein also appears alongside the Mutant Street Beatniks turned superheroes.

target="PopUp">THE NIGHTLY NEWS TP

story JONATHAN HICKMAN

cover & art JONATHAN HICKMAN

184 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 19

$16.99

As an act of violence spirals out of control to encompass the entirety of the news media, a cult has emerged from the errors and retractions that have ruined careers, marriages and even lives. Under direction from his cult master, The Hand leads an army of followers committed to revolution, willing to die for their cause.

Collects THE NIGHTLY NEWS #1-6

QUOTES (Drew place these over the cover image):

"A comic created with pure creative rage! A tour de force in graphic design as story and I loved it!"

- Brian Michael Bendis

"This is what the future looks like. I have no idea where Jonathan Hickman is taking us, but it's so clear he does."

- Brad Meltzer

"Jonathan Hickman's The Nightly News is the industry vanguard ... where the rest of comics will be a decade from now."

- Stuart Immonen

"A totally unique thriller."

- Brian K Vaughn

"The Nightly News is the best new comic of the year."

- Andy Diggle

target="PopUp">THE PRO (ONE-SHOT) NEW PRINTING

story GARTH ENNIS

art & cover AMANDA CONNER & JIMMY PALMIOTTI

80 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 5

$7.99

BACK IN PRINT!

Reintroducing the outrageous story of THE PRO in a paperback version of the deluxe hardcover edition. Just when you think GARTH ENNIS has gone too far, just when you thought it was safe to walk the streets, just when you thought no one would go near the idea of the world's first superhero prostitute…here comes THE PRO! Plus, in "The Pro Meets the Ho," our plucky heroine faces a super-powered "soiled dove" whose powers of perversion exceed the Pro's own!

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

target="PopUp">THE WALKING DEAD, VOL 7: THE CALM BEFORE TP

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

144 PAGES

BW

SEPTEMBER 26

$12.99

Lori's pregnancy has come to term –the birth is near. After everything they've been through, though, can anything prepare Rick and the other survivors for what they are about to experience? A major turning point in the series is reached.

Collects THE WALKING DEAD #37-42

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

OFFERED AGAIN!

THE WALKING DEAD BOOK 1 HC

THE WALKING DEAD BOOK 2 HC

target="PopUp">THE WALKING DEAD POSTER

art CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

24 X 36

FC

SEPTEMBER 19

$6.99

This stunning rendition of the cast is meticulously drawn and colored by series artists CHARLIE ADLARD and CLIFF RATHBURN.

OFFERED AGAIN!

INVINCIBLE POSTER

target="PopUp">THE AMORY WARS #4 (of 5)

story CLAUDIO SANCHEZ

art M.S. MILLER

cover TONY MOORE

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 19

$2.99

It's a blood bathin space as Coheed and Cambria fight for control of the Gloria Vel Vessa.Will the ship stay on courseto Paris: Earthor will Inferno blow it out of the sky?The Priest's deadly shape-shiftingcontinues making Patrick's life a living hell,and we meetAdmiral Vielar Crom, possibly the most dangerous man on Heaven's Fence. What does he have in store for Mayo Deftinwolf...and where is Claudio?

target="PopUp">THE ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN #3

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art & cover by JASON HOWARD

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 5

$2.99

After the cataclysmic, status quo altering events of last issue, Gary Hampton is left to pick up the pieces of his life. After everything he's been through, things are about to get worse. Could The Astounding Wolf-Man's career as a crime-fighter be over before it's even truly begun? Also in this issue: WEREWOLF FIGHT!

target="PopUp">BAD PLANET #4 (of 12)

story STEVE NILES & THOMAS JANE art JIM DALY & TIM BRADSTREET

cover TIM BRADSTREET

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 19

$2.99

The world is being consumed an inch at a time as the DeathSpiders™ spread from the two crash sites! The mysterious FrogMan starts to eat himself in a top-secret hermetically sealed facility! Strange cults start to form, worshipping the aliens! The Convict and the Boy discover a strange connection! And Crighton and Veronica make a horrific revelation…

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

target="PopUp">BRIT #2

story BRUCE BROWN

art & cover CLIFF RATHBURN

editor ROBERT KIRKMAN

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 19

$2.99

She's indestructible, super-strong and unstoppable. Thank god she fights for the good guys. Who is she? Why is she so ticked off? Where did she come from? Who knew Brit had a SISTER? And where exactly IS Brit?

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

target="PopUp">BOMB QUEEN IV #2 (of 4)

story JIMMIE ROBINSON

art & cover JIMMIE ROBINSON

32PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 26

$3.50

"SUICIDE BOMBER," PART TWO

Bomb Queen's plans to terrorize the Nation are ready to hatch. New powers. New headquarters. New weapons. The government is ready with a few surprises of its own, though. Unknown to both sides, however, a third party is pulling the strings – and Bomb Queen flips when she figures out who!

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

target="PopUp">CASANOVA #9

story MATT FRACTION

art FABIO MOON

cover GABRIEL BA

24 PAGES

2C

SEPTEMBER 12

$1.99

This issue: Kubark Benday: The man you'll love to love. Valomilk Chocolates: What God would taste like if He had a flowing center candy cup. Zephyr Quinn: Brutal, beautiful and BACK with ten thousand sinister secrets. X.S.M. Island: What if Dr. Moreau knocked up an issue of POPULAR MECHANICS? And who's that six-armed space-vixen daring to ask the question that melts men's minds: WHEN IS CASANOVA QUINN? What does that even MEAN, anyway?

From the writer of PUNISHER: WAR JOURNAL and THE IMMORTAL IRON FIST.

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

OFFERED AGAIN!

CASANOVA, VOL. 1: LUXURIA HC

target="PopUp">THE CHEMIST #2

story JAY BOOSE

art & cover JAY BOOSE

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 26

$3.50

With Alex in tow, Vance's simple life is becoming more complicated. He tries to return to his normal routine, assuming that his identity has not been compromised. He is soon to learn that his assumption is very wrong.

target="PopUp">COMPASS #2

story C.B. CEBULSKI & AKIHIDE YANAGI

art & cover RYUSUKE HAMAMOTO

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 5

$2.99

Alone and abandoned, Mei, Aiyana, Anneli and Lola find themselves on the run from an unknown mystic enemy. To try and get their bearings, Mei leads the other three young witches to Chinatown in Kobe, where she thinks she will find friends sympathetic to their plight. But when giant robots stand in their way, help comes from a most unexpected source!

target="PopUp">DYNAMO 5 #7

story JAY FAERBER

art & cover MAHMUD A. ASRAR & RON RILEY

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 5

$3.50

Dynamo 5 vs. Chrysalis vs. Whiptail vs. … Captain Dynamo? What the--?

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target="PopUp">ELEPHANTMEN: WAR TOYS #2 (of 3)

story RICHARD STARKINGS

art MORITAT

cover BOO COOK

variant pencil cover LADRNN

32 PAGES

BW

SEPTEMBER 26

$2.99

"RESISTANCE!"

France has fallen to MAPPO... but even the Elephantmen have sustained heavy casualties. As Africa's forces advance into the North of Europe, Hip Flask, Ebony Hide and Obadiah Horn learn their way forward is not as easy as they thought it would be.At last, STARKINGS & MORITAT tellthe story of the war to end all wars in this special three-issue miniseries.

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

story JOSHUA ORTEGA

art NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS

covers FRANK FRAZETTA, NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 5

$3.99

The Death Dealer vs. Mirahan! Lambeau and Dreovid vs. the Shadow Horde army! Rian Atar, King Strom and the fate of the Land of Iparsia! This is it, the pulse-pounding conclusion to one of the most talked-about miniseries of the year! Join critically-acclaimed novelist and comics writer JOSHUA ORTEGA (NECROMANCER) and the red-hot art team of NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS (SPAWN, '68) for the grand finale to this modern-day classic of dark fantasy!

target="PopUp">GUTSVILLE #5 (of 6)

story SIMON SPURRIER

art & cover FRAZER IRVING

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 26

$2.99

With the leader of the rebellion rotting in a Jonahkin cell, Albert struggles to fill the void: drawn ever closer to the narcotic delusionist, Mary. But how will Emelia – newly married, immersed in the horror of the Jonahkin set – react when she discovers them together, and what terrible secret has the High Priest been guarding, even from his clerical minions?

target="PopUp">HIDING IN TIME #3 (of 4)

story CHRISTOPHER E. LONG

art & coverRYAN WINN

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 26

$3.50

Nathan Crew is an accidental tourist in Colonial America who is swept up in the events unfolding before him, including having Benjamin Franklin coax him into being an unwitting participant in the Boston Tea Party. But his vacation comes to an abrupt end when the three killers from the future arrive to settle accounts!

target="PopUp">KILLING GIRL #2 (of 5)

story by GLEN BRUNSWICK

art & cover by FRANK ESPINOSA

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 5

$2.99

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

Sara has uncovered the truth: Her sister is alive. Just one quick kill...then Sara will slip away to spend some overdue quality time with her long lost sibling. Unfortunately,her currenttarget may complicate matters. The FBI agent she's been assigned to kill is also her sister's fiance.

target="PopUp">MADMAN ATOMIC COMICS! #5

story by MICHAEL ALLRED

art & cover by MICHAEL ALLRED

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 5

$2.99

Frank "Madman" Einstein is LOST IN SPACE and SPACED AND LOST, but friends are on the way! This nail-biting cosmic adventure has old and new members of THE ATOMICS to the rescue! You're not gonna miss the galactic events of this issue along with the usual grab bag of choiceness in the Madman universe!

target="PopUp">PVP# 38

story SCOTT KURTZ

art & cover SCOTT KURTZ

24 PAGES

BW

SEPTEMBER 19

$3.50

Who is Sam and what secrets will she reveal about Jade's checkered past? It all leads up to the GREAT PVP CAPER!

target="PopUp">REPO #4 (of 5)

story RICK SPEARS

art & cover ROB G

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 19

$3.50


KD and Emil get their butts to the moon and hit New Vegas, which is a lot like the old one, with casinos, booze and crappy magicians in no short supply. There the boys track down the clone and Emil and Lola have a one hell of a knockdown, drag-out fistfight to end all fistfights!

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

target="PopUp">SORROW #2 (of 4)

story RICK REMENDER & SETH PECK

art FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA

cover KIERON DWYER

32 PAGES

BW

SEPTEMBER 5

$2.99

Things get worse as Danni is introduced to the residents of Sorrow, and Nevada and Dalton come face-to-face with the unspeakable evil responsible for Mike's recent transformation. Meanwhile, the sheriff continues his relentless pursuit of the escaped girls with the help of the monster known as Black Dog.

target="PopUp">SPAWN #174

story DAVID HINE

art BRIAN HABERLIN

cover GREG CAPULLO

32 PAGES

FC

OCTOBER 31

$2.95

As Spawn continues to explore the past, he finds that Mammon's influence on the Simmons family goes back further than he has imagined. Al Simmons' great-great-grandfather was a Buffalo Soldier, but what happened when this hero of the Old West crossed paths with an emissary from Hell? Two words: Gunslinger Spawn!

target="PopUp">SPAWN: GODSLAYER #5

story BRIAN HOLGUIN

art PHILIP TAN

cover JAY ANACLETO

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 19

$2.99

"DROMO'S TALE"

He's a thief, a rogue, a drunk and a liar. Now, as he sails with Bairn and Neva to the fallen kingdom of Endra-La, Dromo at last tells his story. It is a soaring tale of lust and revenge that spans nations. A tale of feuding kingdoms, jealous gods, mistaken identities and armies of assassins. The only question is, is any of it true?

target="PopUp">SPECIAL FORCES #2 (of 6)

story KYLE BAKER

art & cover KYLE BAKER

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 26

$2.99

We meet all the characters and they earn their nicknames. Who will be nicknamed "Hummer" and why? Characters die in gruesome ways, and it's just the basic training issue! All we know is you either buy this book or you support terrorism! And we can find you!

target="PopUp">STRANGE EMBRACE #5 (of 8)

story DAVID HINE

art & cover DAVID HINE & ROB STEEN

32 PAGES

FC

SEPTEMBER 12

$2.99

Why does the discovery of his wife's mutilated body seem to bring comfort to Anthony Corbeau? What is it that prevents Alex from discovering the dark secrets behind their doomed romance? SPAWN and DISTRICT X writer DAVID HINE continues his gothic masterpiece.

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

target="PopUp">THE WALKING DEAD #43

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

32 PAGES

BW

SEPTEMBER 26

$2.99

Living safely among the dead for so long can make you let your guard down. You forget how dangerous they truly are. Mistakes are made... lives are lost.

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

TMP

David Ortiz Collector's Figure 1 page

Item #71274-2

4 items per case

McFarlane Toys salutes one of the baseball's biggest hitters!

Boston designated hitter David Ortiz has not only given the Red Sox a dominant presence in their lineup, but he's also revolutionized the "walk-off home run." Time and again, "Big Papi" ends games with a thunderous home run, followed by a salute to the Fenway faithful and a trot around the bases.

3-inch Spawn 2 pages

Item #11520-8

18 items per case; no guarantee of mix

Small in stature, HUGE in detail. The second series of McFarlane Toys' SPAWN Mini Trading Figures gathers eight all-time-favorites in a new dimension. Collect them. Trade them. It's time to think small.

- Manga SPAWN

- SPAWN 4

- Samurai SPAWN

- Overtkill 3

- Pirate SPAWN

- Hellspawn i.001

- SPAWN i.95

- Urizen 2

NBA Legends 3 2 pages

Item #92760-3

12 items per case; no guarantee of mix

NBA Legends Series 3 features all new sculpts of six hardcourt phenoms who helped paved the way for today's NBA stars. These celebrated players not only had longevity on the court, they live on in the hearts of legions of fans.

- David Robinson – San Antonio Spurs (1989-2003)

- Dominique Wilkins – Atlanta Hawks (1982-94)

- Bill Russell – Boston Celtics (1956-69)

- Moses Malone – Philadelphia 76ers (1982-86)

- Earl Monroe – N.Y. Knicks (1972-80)

- James Worthy – L.A. Lakers (1982-94)

NFL 15 2 pages

Item #92750-4

12 items per case; no guarantee of mix

McFarlane's Sports Picks 15th series of National Football League action figures features new figures for a pair of longtime favorites, a pair of explosive running backs, and two of the best young quarterbacks in the league. Each player is sculpted in an action pose with official team uniform and custom base.

- RAY LEWIS 2 – Baltimore Ravens – LB

- PEYTON MANNING 3 – Indianapolis Colts – QB

- CEDRIC BENSON – Chicago Bears – RB

Action-figure debut!

- TONY ROMO – Dallas Cowboys – QB

Action-figure debut!

- BRIAN WESTBROOK – Philadelphia Eagles – RB

Action-figure debut!

- VINCE YOUNG – Tennessee Titans – Quarterback – 10

Action-figure debut!

- WILLIAM THOMAS – Philadelphia Eagles – Offensive Tackle - 72

Action-figure debut!

NHL Legends 5 1 page

Item #75570-1

12 pieces per case; no guarantee of mix

NHL Legends 5 features three players saluting the teams and cities they spent some time in, while Montreal's Guy LaFleur is showcased in his Canadiens uniform, which he wore for 14 glorious seasons.

- WAYNE GRETZKY – St. Louis Blues (1996)

- GUY La FLEUR – Montreal Canadiens (1971-85)

- BOBBY HULL – Winnipeg Jets (1979-80)

- BOBBY ORR – Chicago Blackhawks (1976-77 & 1978-79)

Top Cow

This Summer's Hottest Event Comes to a Pulse Pounding Conclusion!

SEPTEMBER 2007 CHECKLIST!

First Born #3 Ron Marz/Stjepan Sejic $2.99

Velocity: Pilot Season #1 Joe Casey/Kevin Maguire $2.99

Cyblade: Pilot Season #1 Joshua Hale Fialkov/Rick Mays $2.99

Madame Mirage #4 Paul Dini/Kenneth Rocafort $2.99

Witchblade Takeru Manga #8 Kobayashi/Sumita/Kirkham $3.99

Freshmen Volume 2 TPB Green/Sterbakov/Conrad/Correa $14.99

The Darkness Statue Dave Cortes/Eddie Wires $199.99

First Born #3 Sejic Lithograph Stjepan Sejic $29.99

The Darkness WWPA T-Shirt Top Cow Gear $19.99

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target="PopUp">First Born #3 (of 3)

(W) Ron Marz (A) Stjepan Sejic (Cov) Marc Silvestri, Stjepan Sejic

First Born culminates as the battle between the forces of Light and Dark reaches a fever pitch. And in the final issue of this summer's hottest event – the birth of Sara Pezzini's child! Writer Ron Marz (ION, SAMURAI: HEAVEN & EARTH) and digital painter Stjepan Sejic (THE DARKNESS: LEVEL 1, WITCHBLADE) deliver the ultimate conclusion and set up events for the next thrilling year to come including THE DARKNESS ongoing series.

FIRST BORN #3 features covers by ??? and series artist Stjepan Sejic.

Cover A) ???

Cover B) Stjepan Sejic

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 Limited Series

First Born #3 Stjepan Sejic litho

(Art by) Stjepan Sejic

Bring the beautiful painted image from FIRST BORN #3 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 with a certificate of authenticity.

Limited Edition Lithograph $29.99

First Born. 2007 Top Cow Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. "First Born," the First Born logos, and the likeness of all featured characters are registered trademarks of Top Cow Productions, Inc.

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!

Pop and Superheroics Meet in VELOCITY!

target="PopUp">Velocity: Pilot Season #1

(W) Joe Casey (A)Kevin Maguire (Cov) Kevin Maguire

CYBERFORCE'S resident speedster, Velocity, finally gets her groove on in this one-shot brought to you by Joe Casey (UNCANNY X-MEN, AVENGERS: EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HEROES) and Kevin Maguire (JUSTICE LEAGUE, SUPERMAN/BATMAN)! How does a young heroine find love when she's the target of an all-new batch of super-villains?! Pure pop superheroics unlike anything Top Cow fans have ever experienced!

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 pilot issue

Order Form Note – SPOTLIGHT

Velocity Pilot Season #1 CGC Graded Edition

(W) Joe Casey (A)Kevin Maguire (Cov) Kevin Maguire

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

CGC Graded 9.8 - $69.99

Velocity. 2007 Top Cow Productions, Inc. All rights reserved."Velocity," the Velocity and logos, and the likenesses of all featured characters are registeredtrademarks of Top Cow Productions, Inc.

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!

The True Origin of CYBLADE Revealed!

target="PopUp">Cyblade: Pilot Season #1

(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov (A)Rick Mays (Cov) Rick Mays

Cyblade - she's training to be an elite super-spy and assassin, but who is she working for? A cereberal action thriller in the vein of ALIAS and LA FEMME NIKITA, this is a whole new portrayal of CYBERFORCE'S electromagnetic warrior. Written by Harvey Award Winner Joshua Hale Fialkov (ELK'S RUN, PUNKS: THE COMIC) with stunning art by Rick Mays (KABUKI, ZATANNA), the true origin of Cyblade begins here.

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 pilot issue

Order Form Note – SPOTLIGHT

Cyblade Pilot Season #1 CGC Graded Edition

(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov (A)Rick Mays (Cov) Rick Mays

For the diehard member of the Herd, looking to capture a pristine copy of Cyblade Pilot Season #1 for their collection.

CGC Graded 9.8 - $69.99

Cyblade. 2007 Top Cow Productions, Inc. All rights reserved."Cyblade," the Cyblade and logos, and the likenesses of all featured characters are registeredtrademarks of Top Cow Productions, Inc.

MADAME MIRAGE Declares War!

target="PopUp">Madame Mirage #3

(W) Paul Dini (A) Kenneth Rocafort (Cov) Rocafort

With the answer to the most asked question of the summer answered – "Who is Madame Mirage?", award winning author Paul Dini (COUNTDOWN, LOST) and hot new artist Kenneth Rocafort (HUNTER-KILLER) turn the excitement up to eleven. Mirage cuts loose in this issue and stretches her powers to the limit as she unleashes an all out assault on Aggressive Solutions International's headquarters!

Mirage is through toying with the villains of ASI… or is she?

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 continuing series

Madame Mirage. 2007 Paul Dini and Top Cow Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. "Madame Mirage," the Madame Mirage logos, and the likeness of all featured characters are registered trademarks of Paul Dini and Top Cow Productions, Inc.

A New Chapter Begins in WITCHBLADE TAKERU MANGA!

target="PopUp">Witchblade Takeru Manga #8

(W) Yasuko Kobayashi (A) Kazasa Sumita (C) Blond (Cov) Sumita, Kirkham

The second jaw-dropping chapter of WITCHBLADE TAKERU MANGA launches here! MORE DESCRIPTIVE TEXT HERE. Originally serialized in Japan's popular magazine, CHAMPION RED and written by WITCHBLADE ANIME head writer, Yasuko Kobayashi, this issue also features an alternate cover by Top Cow star Tyler Kirkham (NEW AVENGERS/TRANSFORMERS, PHOENIX WARSONG).

Cover A) Kazasa Sumita

Cover B) Tyler Kirkham

Full Color 32 pages $3.99 continuing series

Witchblade: Takeru Manga. 2007 Top Cow Productions, Inc. GONZO/CBC GDH SPWT All rights reserved. "Witchblade," the Witchblade logos, and the likenesses of all featured characters are registered trademarks of Top Cow Productions, Inc.

The FRESHMEN Return With More Action & Drama!

target="PopUp">Freshmen Volume 2 Fundamentals of Fear Trade Paperback

(W) Hugh Sterbakov (A) Will Conrad, Jorge Correa (Creator) Green, Sterbakov

The super-powered college drama is back with all of your favorite characters including Wannabe, The Puppeteer, The Seductress, The Intoxicator, and of course The Beaver! The group returns for their second semester at Freese College and they soon learn what's at stake when you don a costume. While the young heroes struggle with the inherent problems their powers cause, they must also deal with the mysterious Mr. Fiddlesticks. Plus secrets and lies surface that threaten to rock the team to their core!

Co-created by Seth Green (ROBOT CHICKEN, THE ITALIAN JOB) and Hugh Sterbakov (ROBOT CHICKEN) with art by Will Conrad (SERENITY, RED SONJA) and Jorge Correa (STARGATE SG-1). Featuring bonus behind the scenes material and a cover gallery with art by Rodolfo Migliari, Randy Green, Scott Benefiel, Phil Hester, and Eric Basaldua!

Full Color 160 pages $14.99

Freshmen is 2007 Seth Green, Hugh Sterbakov, and Top Cow Productions, Inc. "Freshmen," the logos, and the likenesses of all featured characters are registered trademarks of Seth Green, Hugh Sterbakov, and Top Cow Productions, Inc. All rights reserved.

THE DARKNESS Is Huge in September!

target="PopUp">The Darkness 15 Inch Poly-Stone Statue

(Sculptor) Dave Cortes (Painter) Eddie Wires

Springing to life from THE DARKNESS video game released in late June by 2K Games and Starbreeze, this gorgeous three dimensional piece captures Jackie Estacado as he begins his transformation from deadly mafia hitman to the unstoppable bearer of The Darkness! Jackie wears his signature trenchcoat from the video game and stands atop a menacing base of clamoring Darklings eager to join in the fight! A MUST HAVE for any The Darkness fan!

This statue is sculpted by renowned sculptor Dave Cortes and hand painted by Eddie Wires and is a highly detailed resin piece measuring a massive 15 inches in height! Quantities are very limited!

Statue $199.99

15" Tall

Caution: (0-1-3)

Order Form Note – Quantities are limited and allocations may occur.

Order Form Note – SPOTLIGHT

The Darkness. 2007 Top Cow Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. "The Darkness," the Darkness logos, and the likenesses of all featured characters are registered trademarks of Top Cow Productions, Inc.

This Summer's Hottest Limited Convention Exclusives!

target="PopUp">The Darkness Wizard World Philadelphia Exclusive T-Shirt

Capturing the wicked graphic symbols from THE DARKNESS video game, this t-shirt let's the world know you are a proud member of The Brotherhood of The Darkness. Limited to 500 copies, allocations may occur.

T-Shirt (SM-XL) $17.99

The Darkness: Level 3 Pittsburgh Comicon Exclusive Variant

(W) Paul Jenkins, David Wohl (A) Eric Basaldua (Cov) Eric Basaldua

The incredibly limited black and white edition of the third issue of THE DARKNESS LEVEL series by Top Cow superstar artist Eric Basaldua. Limited to 500 copies, allocations may occur.

Full Color 32 pages $10.00 limited series

Madame Mirage #1 Wizard World Philadelphia Exclusive Variant

(W) Paul Dini (A) Kenneth Rocafort (C) Blond (Cov) Rocafort

The smash sold out first issue of MADAME MIRAGE is available as a limited edition Top Cow/Fantastic Realm shared exclusive variant cover by hot new artist Kenneth Rocafort. Limited to 2000 copies, allocations may occur.

Full Color 32 pages $10.00 continuing series

First Born First Look Wizard World Philadelphia Exclusive Variant

(W) Ron Marz (A) Stjepan Sejic (Cov) Michael Broussard

The summer's most explosive event launched with this First Look. Now available as a limited edition original variant cover by rising Top Cow exclusive artist Michael Broussard. Limited to 1000 copies, allocations may occur.

Full Color 32 pages $10.00 limited series

The Darkness. 2007 Top Cow Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. "The Darkness," the Darkness logos, and the likenesses of all featured characters areregistered trademarks of Top Cow Productions, Inc.

Madame Mirage. 2007 Paul Dini and Top Cow Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. "Madame Mirage," the Madame Mirage logos, and the likeness of all featured characters are registered trademarks of Paul Dini and Top Cow Productions, Inc.

First Born. 2007 Top Cow Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. "First Born," the First Born logos, and the likeness of all featured characters are registered trademarks of Top Cow Productions, Inc.

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