Image Comic Previews Shipping September 6, 2007

Sat, September 1st, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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Image Comics has provided CBR News with advance looks at new titles and issues shipping next week, September 6, to finer comic stores. When you're done checking out these exciting previews of "Brit" #1, "Lucha Libre" #1, "Strange Cases" #1, "Sorrow" #1, "Frank Frazetta's Death Dealer" #4, "Bad Planet" #3 and "Strange Embrace" #4, stop by CBR's Image Comics Forum to discuss these previews.

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BRIT #1
story BRUCE BROWN, art & cover CLIFF RATHBURN, editor ROBERT KIRKMAN

32 PAGES, FC, $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!

LUCHA LIBRE #1
story JERRY FRISSEN, art BILL, GOBI, FABIAN M, WITKO, TANQUERELLE, cover BILL

48 PAGES, FC, $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!

STRANGE CASES #1
story DAN WICKLINE, art DAVID HARTMAN

32 page, FC, $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.

SORROW #1 (OF 4)
story RICK REMENDER & SETH PECK, art FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA, cover KIERON DWYER

32 PAGES, BW, $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.

FRANK FRAZETTA'S DEATH DEALER #4 (OF 6)
story JOSHUA ORTEGA, art NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS, covers FRANK FRAZETTA, NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS

32 PAGES, FC, $3.99

Adelia Atar and Lambeau catch up with the Death Dealer at Cascada Pass, and learn the shocking secret of his origin! The mysterious stranger finally steps out of the shadows, but what are his ties to the Death Dealer... and does he fight on the side of the King of Oro or the evil forces of Mirahan? Join critically-acclaimed novelist and comics writer JOSHUA ORTEGA (THE NECROMANCER, Star Wars) and the cult-favorite art team of NAT JONES and JAY FOTOS (SPAWN, '68) for all of the pulse-pounding answers!

BAD PLANET #3


story STEVE NILES & THOMAS JANE, art JIM DALY & TIM BRADSTREET, cover MARK SCHULTZ

32 PAGES, FC, $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?

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!

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

STRANGE EMBRACE #4 (OF 8)


story DAVID HINE, art & cover DAVID HINE, color ROB STEEN

32 PAGES, FC, $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.

 
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