Image Comics Solicitations for product shipping October, 2002

Mon, July 22nd, 2002 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Founder/Former Owner

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(W) Brian Haberlin

(A) Jay Anacleto


Cover A by Jay Anacleto - white

Cover B by Jay Anacleto - blue

FC 32pp $2.95 Bi-monthly ongoing series.

The Concept

Athena Inc., the blackest of black ops, has come up with the perfect operative.

She can't be caught.

And even if she could be, there is no way to link her to any action because she doesn't even know she's an agent.

Heck, she doesn't even look like their agent.

She was hailed as a success…that was until…the genetic trigger that enables her to switch personas began to break down. Now she can switch forms more or less on her own. And is now she's a threat to the security of Athena Inc. and must be dealt with. But who will deal with whom first?

This Issue


Gwen begins to realize what she is, and the realization is driving her #$%^&*# crazy. She is lo.osing it. But the warm hand of help is being offered by the cold heart of Athena Inc. itself, Morgan Castle. This guy is THE wolf in sheep's clothing. Mary knows he is not here to help. But how can she convince her nave alter-ego that she is walking into a deathtrap, before it's too late? An issue not to be missed.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Alex Ross, Jay Anacleto, James Bond, Alias, and Le Femme Nikita.


ATHENA INC. is ™ and Brian Haberlin, 2002. All rights reserved.

G.I. JOE #11
(W) Josh Blaylock

(P) Kevin Sharpe

(I) John Larter

(Cover) Steve Kurth

FC 32pp $2.95 Ongoing monthly series.

The Concept

G.I.JOE is the code name for America's daring and highly trained special

mission force. It's purpose: to defend freedom against COBRA, a

ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world.

This Issue

COBRA's latest experiment terrorizes the Dreadnok compound in Chicago,

but when its path of destruction spreads out into the city streets,

G.I.JOE intervenes. However, COBRA is not about to let them go home

with their new technological wonder.

Recommended for readers and fans of

G.I.Joe is a sure win with anyone into high adventure, military action,

and more. It's an action story that plots the U.S. military against a

team of near-super villains, and a great nostalgia kick to boot.

Recommended for fans of Sgt. Rock, all the way to Crouching Tiger.

G.I.Joe has it all! Also a must have for anyone who grew up playing

with the Real American Heroes the first time around.


G.I. Joe is ™ and 2002 Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved. Under

license to Devil's Due.

(W) Larry Hama

(P) Dan Jurgens

(I) Bob Layton

(Cover) Dave Dorman

FC 32pp $2.95 Ongoing monthly series.

The Concept

G.I.Joe: Frontline expands the action of the regular G.I. JOE series

into another title, featuring a cast of rotating creative teams.

Frontline allows us to see the G.I. JOE universe through the eyes of

different artists, and of course, is full of action action action.

This Issue

It's the year 1994, just after the government mothballed the classic

G.I. JOE organization... or did they? Cobra is still up to its dirty

tricks, and there's only one group of people qualified to stop them.

You can guess who that is! This story arc fills in many of the gaps

between G.I. JOE of the 1980's, and the current Image Comics series, and

features the return of original G.I. JOE writer, Larry Hama, joined by

(Superman and Captain America) artist Dan Jurgens.

Recommended for readers and fans of

'NAM and Nth Man, all the way to Crouching Tiger. G.I. Joe has it all!

Also a must have for anyone who grew up playing with the Real American

Heroes the first time around.

Offered Again:

GI Joe #1 2nd Printing


G.I. Joe is ™ and 2002 Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved. Under license to Devil's Due.

Todd McFarlane Productions

(W) Steve Niles

(A) Ben Templesmith

(Cover) Ben Templesmith

FC 32pp $2.50 Ongoing monthly series


Featuring the same core character as the long-running Spawn comic book,

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Hellspawn mires the protagonist in a dark, foreboding world of grime and

dirty secrets. While Spawn highlights a battle between the dark and the

light, Hellspawn is struggling mightily to keep the blackness at bay.

This book is the stripped-down ugly essence of Todd McFarlane's

Hell-born creation.

This Issue

"The Killing Hand, Part 2"

Someone has escaped the grips of Hell and has begun a killing spree to

end all killing sprees. You know who he is. You can hear his laughter

and the sound of his whisper in your ear when you sleep. But how do stop

a killer who is already dead? The Hellspawn knows the pain, knows Hell

and knows the killer. This time it ends for good!

Recommended for readers and fans of

The Sixth Sense, Stephen King, Clive Barker, and Twin Peaks.


Hellspawn is ™ and Todd McFarlane Productions, 2002. All right reserved.

(W) Jason Caskey

(A) Phil Hester

(I) Jim Woodyard

FC 32pp $2.95 Four issue finite series.

The Concept

Sometimes the worst that can happen is that your dreams come true, and

they turn out to be nightmares. Take for example Max Brody, an upcoming

grappler struggling to live up to his father's legend in the wild world

of professional wrestling. It'll just take one big break for that to

happen. Max gets that break, but is it worth it? Is fame and fortune

enough for a man to risk his very soul.

This Issue

Max Brody has gone from jobbing to has-been wrestlers to moving to the

top of the card. His role as The Holy Terror has become the hottest

gimmick in AWF wrestling. Only problem is no other wrestler wants to

step in the ring with him. Is it jealousy over Max's rise to fame, or do

they really fear facing him, even in fixed fight? Meanwhile the forces

of the Silent One are closing in.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Savage Dragon, Hellboy, Beyond the Mat, Old School Pro Wrestling, and

John Carpenter movies


Holy Terror is ™ and Jason Caskey and Phil Hester 2002. All rights reserved.

(W/A) David Mack

Limited editions signed by David Mack

Due to an unprecedented number of requests, Image is finally offering

Kabuki #1 issues signed by Kabuki creator, writer, & artist David Mack.

These are the first printing #1 issues of the innovative Kabuki series

that you may have missed when they first debuted. Now they are

available SIGNED in a limited quantity.

Including the exclusive Joe Quesada Scarab #1 cover. This limited

edition is signed by David Mack and has never before been offered for

sale as an unsigned book.

(C) Kabuki Agents: Scarab #1 (Joe Quesada Limited Edtion Cover) $5.95

(D) Kabuki Reflections #1 $7.95

(E) Kabuki Classics #1 $6.95

(F) Kabuki 1/2 $5.95

(W/A) David Mack

FC 128pp $12.95 Trade paperback

The Concept

Japan. A horribly scarred woman has a vision of the afterlife in which

she is visited by her dead mother, and then returns to life with a new

sense of purpose. A personal tale of love, duty, and self discovery,

elegantly told through the masks and metaphors of the Japanese Ghost Story.

The long awaited second volume in David Mack's critically acclaimed series.

This Collection

Now back in print! Collecting four fully painted Kabuki stories

(including a COMPLETELY NEW story) in a brand new and improved prestige

edition with extra


Much more than the previous out of print 48p Dreams paperback, this 128p

volume presents all the very first fully painted Kabuki books (The

Kabuki Color Special & Kabuki Dreams of the Dead), but also the fully

painted Kabuki 1/2, and an entire BRAND NEW

Kabuki story written and painted by David Mack just for this volume.

Also included in Kabuki for the first time ever, a completely

autobiographical comic book story written and drawn by David Mack, an in

depth Kabuki Spotlight and David Mack interview from France's Ekllipse

Magazine, a gallery of the original covers, an introduction by Brian

Michael Bendis, and brand new afterword by David Mack, a brand new front

and back cover (and lots of new art pages), and printed on new and

improved, thicker high grade, archival paper.

Having been out of print for some time, fans are looking for these early

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painted Kabuki stories and this book delivers with loads of extras and a

brand new painted story!

Recommended for readers and fans of

Sandman, Elektra Assassin, David Mack's Daredevil, and fine art.

Offered Again:

Kabuki Dreams Hard Cover.


Kabuki is ™ and David Mack, 2002. All rights reserved.

(W) James Robinson

(A) Paul Smith

FC 112pp $14.95 Hardcover

Fourteen-year-old Chance Falconer has occult investigation in her blood.

Her father, Lucas Falconer, is the protector against supernatural crime

in the city of Devil's Echo, an amazing place where the magic and

monsters are an everyday occurrence.This is a family tradition handed

down from one generation to the next -- but will Chance's knack for

landing herself in big trouble stop her from living long enough to take

up that mantle?

Leave it to Chance Vol. II: Trick or Threat (collecting original issues

#5-8),introduces our intrepid heroine to a new circle of friends, and

pits Chance against a new cast of dastardly villains, misunderstood

monsters, and otherworldly apparitions. From the festive streets of

Devil's Echo on Halloween night -- to haunted pirate caves -- and even

at her favorite shopping mall -- the young danger magnet Chance Falconer

finds paranormal peril at every turn.

Praised for its widespread appeal and ability to entertain both children and adults alike, Trick or Threat is the latest in Image's ongoing collections of the Harvey and Eisner award winning Leave it to Chance material. Printed in an oversized hardcover format, this edition is Leave it to Chance as you have never seen it before.

Recommended for readers and fans of...

Starman, Harry Potter, Batman Beyond, and Scooby Doo.


Leave it to Chance is ™ and James Robinson & Paul Smith, 2002. All

right reserved.

by Frank Cho

BW 32pp $2.95 Bi-monthly ongoing series.

The Concept

Life and love in Liberty Meadows, the animal sanctuary , where

everything and anything can happen.

This Issue

Poor Frank the vet. Ralph and Leslie resequenced his DNA and gave him a

whole new look to help him capture Brandy's heart... unfortunately,

they've neglected to them Frank that they've based the new DNA sequence

on Dean's DNA. You thought that having one Dean around was bad enough -

watch as TWO Deans wreck havoc to Liberty Meadows and good taste. Double

the trouble. Double the excitement. Double the fun in this issue. Not

for the faint of heart.

New wide-screen format. All the comic strips are completely remastered

and uncensored.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Bloom County, Calvin & Hobbes, and Star Trek.


Liberty Meadows is ™ and Frank Cho, 2002. All rights reserved.

McFarlane Toys

Item # 70330

Run. Throw. Pass. Score. McFarlane Toys' fifth series of professional

football action figures is NFL tested and approved. McFarlane's Sports

Picks: Football Series 5 contains eight of the league's best, each in an

action pose with official team uniform and custom base.

* Jerome Bettis

* Tom Brady

* Stephen Davis

* Jeff Garcia

* Tony Gonzalez

* Ray Lewis

* Jerry Rice

* Anthony Thomas

This item ships 12 per case, no guarantee of mix.

Please inquire about pricing.


McFarlane Toys

Item # 17810

Horror taken to its next level. A further redefinition of human flesh as

canvas. Taking up where last year's Tortured Souls series left off,

Clive Barker's Tortured Souls 2: The Fallen features six brand-new

characters and six new reasons to be afraid.

* Szaltax

* Camille Noire

* Zain

* Suffering Bob

* Moribundi

* Feverish

This item ships 12 per case, no guarantee of mix.

Please inquire about pricing.


Note: This line will be available to specialty retailers only.

(W) Scott Wherle

(P) Eric Hanson

(I) Barb Shulz

(Cover) Dave Johnson

FC 32pp $2.95 Bimonthly ongoing series

The Concept

Within our own universe lies another universe unbeknownst to us... until

now. The realm of the MICRONAUTS - a place ruled by evil tyrant, Baron

Karza, whose scientific marvels offer his people immortality, at the

cost of their humanity. When unsuspecting, Ryan Archer is thrown into

their world, we find that not only are things about to change, but Ryan

will have much to do with it.

This Issue


As the noble warrior Acroyear continues to shelter Ryan Archer from harm

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in Baron Karza's holding pens, rumors begin to spread amongst the other

prisoners of Ryan's importance to the revolution. But how could this

irresponsible Earthman with no fighting skills possibly contribute to

their cause? Meanwhile, what do the mindless killing machine Biotron and

the probe droid called The Micronaut have in common? The answer may

surprise you.

Recommended for Readers and Fans of...

The original Micronauts toys and comics, A Distant Soil, Farscape, Lost In Space, Star Wars.


Micronauts is 2002 Takara/A.G.E. All rights reserved.

(W) Jay Faerber

(P) Ian Richardson & Jonboy Meyers

(I) John Wycough & Damon Hacker

Cover A by Mike Avon Oeming

Cover B by Cory Walker

FC 32pp $2.95 Four issue monthly finite series

The Concept

When everyday girl Liz Donnelly married super-hero Race Noble, she

didn't realize "until death do you part" would come so soon! Now, with

Race dead, she's a stranger in a strange land -- an everyday person

living with a family of celebrity super-heroes! Behind the glamour and

wonder lie dark secrets, ruthless ambition, and twisted desires.

Each issue features a lead story set in the present, and a back-up story

set in the past.

This Issue

In an attempt to get on with her life following the death of her

husband, Liz Donnelly-Noble gives her first solo interview on live

television something the Noble family isn't sure she's ready for.

Meanwhile, Gaia tries to keep Zephyr's pregnancy a secret, and Rusty

makes a bold decision about his future.

Newcomer Jonboy Meyers pencils the back-up story, which traces the

beginnings of Celeste's affair with Frost.

Recommended for readers and fans of

X-Force, The Ultimates, Powers, Astro City, and soap operas.


Noble Causes: Family Secrets is ™ and Jay Faerber, 2002. All right reserved.

(W) Matthew Cashel

(A) Jeremy Haun

BW 40pp $3.50 Monthly

The Concept

Paradigm showcases a world very familiar, a world of arguing couples,

sitcoms, and 9-5 jobs. A world we all know and understand, a world in

hiding. It is within those shadows, however, that the real world of

paradigm is waiting. Waiting for a time when the shroud can be thrown

back, and the last generation of mankind can truly begin its final

years. The evolution has begun, and no one gets out alive. Except for

those, perhaps, who embrace the "POP"!

This Issue

VCR tapes, recordable dvds, and episode 22 of Moonlighting; what happens

in a world where passions run too strongly, when obsession creates new

understanding? What is Ultimate Sanity and what does it have to do with

dogs who can't reach the water bowl?

Join Chris Howells, Zeke Moore, Andrew Dreiser, and a troll named

Dogberry on a collective unconscious journey into the unknown. And

remember, enlightenment is only a mini-van impact away.

Recommended for readers and fans of

100 Bullets, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Kubrick, Savage Dragon, and Twin Peaks..


Paradigm is ™ and Matt Cashel and Jeremy Haun, 2002. All rights reserved.

(W) Brian Michael Bendis

(A) Michael Avon Oeming

FC 112pp $13.95 Trade Paperback

Now in it's second printing!

Detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim work out of the special

homicide offices in charge of cases that involve powers.

But this case is the most disturbing one of their careers. A group of

college kids who 'Roleplay' their favorite real life super-heroes D&D

style are being murdered one by one. Who or what is perpetrating these

heinous crimes, and can our two stalwart detectives find him before his

next murder?

The first printing of Powers Vol. 2: Roleplay sold in an amazing six

months (which isn't too shocking, considering that Powers Vol. 1 is now

in its THIRD printing), so if you lament missing your opportunity to get

on the Powers train, now is your chance!

by Erik Larsen

FC 32pp $2.95 Ongoing monthly series.

The Concept

The World's Greatest Super-hero fights to make the world a better place!

This Issue

We're keeping a lid on this one suffice to say that it will be the

biggest change in the life of the Savage Dragon, well, ever

Recommended for readers and fans of

Recommended for readers and fans of bitchin' funnybooks.


Savage Dragon and Erik Larsen, 2002. All right reserved.

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by Erik Larsen

Pin-ups my Mike Mignola and Jae Lee

(Cover) Erik Larsen

FC 48pp $5.95 one-shot

The Concept

The World's Greatest Super-hero meets the World's Greatest Paranormal

Investigator. The entire epic collected in one handy volume at an

affordable price.

This Issue

Fans of Mike Mignola's Hellboy will be delighted to read this volume

which collects Savage Dragon #34 and #35 for the first time. When

Dragon's arch foe starts to decompose, a spell is cast to draw the

undead from around the globe to Chicago. With Hellboy in hot pursuit, an

ape with an exposed brain commands the Christmas-colored couple to

clobber each other. This one has it all! Vampires! Nazis! Big Mummies!

Big action! Big laughs! And Dragon crawling out of a Big Monster's Big Butt

Recommended for readers and fans of

Bitchin' funnybooks.


Savage Dragon and Erik Larsen, 2002. All rights reserved. Hellboy

is and Mike Mignola, 2002. All rights reserved.

(W) Karl Hrnell

(A) Karl Hrnell

(Cover) Karl Hrnell & Erik Larsen

BW 80pp$5.95 One-Shot.

The Concept

From the pages of Savage Dragon comes Savage Dragonbert -- one of the

most absurd superhero comics parodies ever. Working at a small Image

studio, superhero/engineer Dragonbert, his jaded co-workers and his

ever-conspiring roommate, Hitler's Brainbert, take satire to new lows.

This Issue

Savage Dragonbert: Full Frontal Nerdity is a complete collection of all

published Savage Dragonbert material from the pages of Savage Dragon,

plus outtakes, unfinished stories and bonus jokes galore.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Savage Dragon, Dilbert, Robotman and the big name Marvel and DC

characters. But in a deeper sense this book is for everyone out there

who's a little too old to be reading superhero comics and tries to make

up for the lack of intellectual stimulation by endlessly debating the

flaws and virtues of said comics on the Internet.


Savage Dragon is and Erik Larsen, 2002. All rights reserved.

SPAWN #127
Todd McFarlane Productions

(W) Brian Holguin and Todd McFarlane

(P) Angel Medina

(I) Danny Miki

(Cover) Greg Capullo and Todd McFarlane

FC 32pp $2.50 Ongoing monthly series


Al Simmons, once the U.S. government's greatest soldier and most

effective assassin, was mercilessly executed by his own men. Resurrected

from the ashes of his own grave in a flawed agreement with the powers of

darkness, Simmons is reborn as a creature from the depths of Hell.

Disfigured, homeless and alone, this warrior now known as Spawn wanders

the shadowy alleys of New York City in search of his past life.

This Issue

"Loose Threads"

An old foe returns in a new guise, whipping up mischief and chaos in the

shadows of the New York City alleys. But there is method in this

madness, a growing web of intrigue that is quickly tightening around the

Hellspawn. Meanwhile, a pair of government agents are given a top secret

assignment: Find out who stole Al Simmons' body and why.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Seven, Stir of Echoes, Stephen King,, and American Gothic.


Spawn is ™ and Todd McFarlane Productions, 2002. All rights reserved.

(W) Robert Kirkman

Cory Walker

(Cover) Cory Walker

FC 32pp $2.95 Four of a four-issue finite series

The Concept

Super soldier, Johnny Armstrong has been battling the forces of evil

since World War II. His illustrious career has had many pitfalls and

triumphs over the many years of his activity. In the early '90s it

seemed that career had come to an end, his arms and legs missing, the

result of a deadly battle with Chicago's Vicious Circle crime

organization. His broken body was rebuilt into the ultimate killing

machine. More machine than man Johnny found himself the pawn of various

criminal and government organizations. In control of his life at last

he tries to pick up the pieces and regain some semblance of the life he knew.

This Issue

The pulse pounding patriotic pandemonium concludes! This is the one to

get, folks! Baron Blitzkrieg's plan finally come to a head, but why

isn't he in the drivers seat? Johnny instead finds himself face to face

with his most deadly foe yet: A mechanical menace of Nazi origin! Can

SuperPatriot overcome the odds to win the day? Well, what's the title

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of the book, silly?

Also featuring a four-page preview of next months MASTERS OF THE

UNIVERSE comic! Buy it for THAT at least!

Recommended for readers and fans of

Savage Dragon, Captain America, G.I. Joe, war movies, Other cool stuff,

and y'know... He-Man. Buy it for He-Man!


SuperPatriot is and Erik Larsen, 2002. All rights reserved

(W) Todd Dezago

(P) Tracie Mauk, Eric Hanson, Mauricet

(I) Tracie Mauk, Howard Shum, Mauricet

(Cover) Nick Cardy

FC 48pp $5.95

The Concept

Tellos is a magikal patchwork world made up of a myriad of different

realms, populated by creatures of myth and legend! A fantastic land

where there is an adventure around every corner ... and danger at every turn!

This Issue

Sporting a Gorgeous Cover by Comics Legend, NICK CARDY, Todd Dezago and

Mike Wieringo present this third installment of their Anthology series!

The first tale, "Night Flight" recounts the less-than-romantic first

meeting between the Pirate Queen, Serra and the adventurous thief,

Hawke! Pencilled and Inked by newcomer, Tracie Mauk! Next is "Jealous

Skies", which reveals the secret of Hawke's wings! This fable is

pencilled by Eric Wolfe Hanson and Inked by Howard Shum (Intrigue,

Aquaman). Eric also provides the back cover. And finally, the "Legend of

Oge K'Tion", the story of the Amulet. Pencilled and inked by Belgian

Sensation, Mauricet, this tale provides some much requested history to

the magikal world of Tellos!! With pin-ups by Thor Badendyck, Carlo

Barberi, and Mike Wieringo, this tome is a crowd pleaser! Don't miss it!

Recommended for readers and fans of

Lord of the Rings, Leave it to Chance, and Harry Potter.


Tellos is ™ and Todd DeZago and Mike Wieringo, 2002.

To coincide with Tellos: Sons and Moons, we are proud to offer all things Tellos! Now you can own it all from the ground up, complete and unabridged!

Tellos Vol. 1: Reluctant Heroes
FC 152pp $17.95

The beginning of the Tellos saga! Find out how a young boy, a swashbuckling talking tiger, and a band of misfits came together to

save the world of Tellos!

Tellos Vol. 2: Kindred Spirits
FC 172pp $17.95

Continuing the adventure, Kindred Spirits delves deeper into the world

of Tellos, revealing secrets and putting our band of heroes into danger

the likes of which tehy've never seen!

Tellos: The Last Heist
FC 48pp $5.95

When a kleptomaniacal fox named Rikk runs into the "most worst thing"

that's ever happened to him, it's up to a familiar band of adventureres

to bail him out! A one-shot stand alone special.

Tellos: Maiden Voyage
FC 48pp $3.95

Recounting the story of Serra, the pirate queen, Maiden Voyage is a

history lesson on one of your favorite Tellos characters! A one shot

stand alone special.

(W) John Ney Rieber (P) Michael Turner (C) Jonathan D. Smith

ENDGAME PART 1 (of 3) Tomb Raider's 25th issue extravaganza arrives as

special guest penciler Michael Turner joins forces with John Ney Rieber

to present the monumental issue of Tomb Raider as Top Cow's blockbuster

ENDGAME crossover kicks off!! It all begins when the charred remains of

a long-lost Native American settlement lure Lara Croft to New York City

the home of Sara Pezzini and the Witchblade, and it ends with...the

death of Lara Croft?!?

FC 32 pages $2.99 continuing series

Attention: Retailers please see order form for retailer incentive program:

(W) Fiona Avery (P) TBA (I) Marlo Alquiza (C) Jonathan D. Smith

"The Low Down"

This small Australian town isn't big enough for the two of them. Lara

Croft begins her digging into the mystery of the stolen Maori

Dream-Spear. Finding the right information will come only after she

agrees to a duel shoot-out with the man who knows what she's looking

for. It seems that Down Under, Lara is wanted more dead than alive!

FC 32 pages $2.99 limited series

(W) David Wohl (P) Francis Manapul (I) Jason Gorder (C) Steve Firchow

ENDGAME PART 2 (of 3) Witchblade month kicks off with this special

anniversary issue!!! As Top Cow's ENDGAME crossover continues, Sara

Pezzini searches for answers to what caused the terrible fate of her

friend and cohort, Lara Croft. What she discovers is an entity as old as

the Witchblade itself, but much more deadly...and evil...

FC 32 pgs $2.99 continuing series

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Attention: Retailers please see order form for retailer incentive program:

(W) David Wohl (P) Brian Ching (I) Batt/Jonathan Sibal (C) Dan Kemp

One of the most sought after half issues returns just in time for

Witchblade month as Top Cow re-releases the highly acclaimed Witchblade

1/2 issue. Showcasing one of Sara and Nottingham's most vicious

meetings, who will make it out alive? With an all new cover, this great

half issue is not to be missed!!

FC 24 pgs $2.99

(W) David Wohl (P) Francis Manapul (I) Jason Gorder (C) John Starr/Beth Sotelo

The Battle of the Planets phenomenon continues on as the team comes face

to face with the Witchblade on this great alternate cover!! This

incredible crossover event cover premiered at the Wizard World East

convention earlier this year and was the hit of the show!! A highly

visual and stunning cover, only a handful of copies remain so make sure

to grab yours while you can!!

FC 32 pgs Please inquire about pricing.

(W) David Wohl (P) Francis Manapul (I) Jason Gorder (C) John Starr/Beth Sotelo

The Battle of the Planets phenomenon continues on as the team comes face

to face with none other than Sara Pezzini, the Witchblade!! This

incredible crossover event cover premiered at the Wizard World East

convention earlier this year and was the hit of the show!! Plus, now is

your chance to own this incredible cover signed by artist Andy (Tomb

Raider) Park!! Quantities are limited so act now!!

FC 32 pgs Please inquire about pricing.

(W) Munier Sharrieff (P) Wilson Tortosa (C) Shane Law and Udon Studios

Who is the mysterious and nefarious Zoltar? And how far will he go in

his quest to infiltrate, conquer and annihilate all of humanity? What

connection does he have to the Gotchaman team's mentor Dr. Anderson? And

even more importantly, can the team stay together long enough to save

all of mankind? The frightening answers begin to be revealed this issue.

FC 32 pgs $2.99 continuing series

By Alex Ross

The first ever Battle of the Planets poster is now available!!

Previously a convention exclusive, now is your chance to own the poster

of the hottest team in the universe, Battle of the Planets!! Painted by

none other than Alex Ross, Mark, Jason, Princess, Tiny and Keyop are

ready to protect your walls today!!

FC rolled Please inquire about pricing.

(W & P) Michael Turner (I) Joe Weems (C) Jonathan D. Smith

Top Cow Classics is proud to present the original special that started

it all, Tomb Raider/Witchblade. Written and illustrated by superstar

Michael Turner, you can now own this modern day classic in its purist

form. Made available for the first time ever in a black and white

format, this beautiful issue won't last long!!

B&W 32 pgs $2.99

(W) Michael turner/Bill O'Neil (P) Michael Turner/Keu Cha (I) Joe Weems

(C) Jonathan D. Smith

Lara and Sara are back in a few of their most celebrated crossover events!! Containing the first ever meeting of these two ultra-beauties, the Tomb Raider/Witchblade special and there second historic teaming in the Witchblade/Tomb Raider special, you can now relive these classic adventures all over again!! Also including the hard to find Witchblade/Tomb Raider 1/2 issue, all encompassed with an all-new cover

by artist Michael Turner, this great trade paperback is sure to go


FC 80 pages $7.95

(P) Marc Silvestri

From the depths of the Top Cow vaults comes the first ever offering of the uncut Witchblade/Tomb Raider holofoil cover, illustrated by the man himself, Marc Silvestri! As an added bonus, Marc has signed a handful of these great uncut covers, making sure they're ready to be framed and displayed for all to see!! Measuring over 11" x 14" in size, quantities

of this incredible exclusive are limited, make sure to grab yours


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(W) Joseph Michael Linsner.

(Painted artwork )Linsner and Mike Dubisch.

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(Cover) Linsner.

FC 48pp $5.95 Graphic Novel

The Concept

At Christmas time, all dreams come true. What do vampires dream of?

Blood, of course. Lots of it. Esque, the vampire, is no different, but

in Santa's eyes he's been more naughty than nice. A lump of coal in his

stocking is what Esque expects as he goes off into the cold city night

to seek his holiday dinner. During his hunt on Christams Eve, he

encounters junkies, pedophiles, goth chicks, and the scariest of them

all --holiday shoppers. Everyone's hustling for that last-minute score,

and amidst the snow and carols, who knows what Esque might find?

This Graphic Novel marks the return of Esque, Joseph Michael Linsner's

post-modern vampire. After haunting Linsner's work for the last 10

years, Esque finally gets a chance to star in a book of his own. The

Vampire's Christmas ~~ the feel-good vampire comic of the season.

Recommended for readers and fans of

Anne Rice, Laurel K. Hamilton, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Angel.


The Vampire's Christmas is ™ and Joseph Michael Linsner, 2002.

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