Dark Horse Solicitations for June, 2008 - Updated

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Dark Horse Comics has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for products shipping June, 2008. Discuss these solicitations here on CBR's Indie Comics Forum and tell fellow fans what you're picking up!

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ABE SAPIEN: THE DROWNING #5 (of 5)

Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Jason Shawn Alexander (A), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale June 5

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Miniseries

Abe comes face to face with the power that has protected Saint Sbastien for centuries in this breathtaking conclusion to his first solo miniseries.

Written by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, and featuring the haunting art of Jason Shawn Alexander (Damn Nation, The Secret, The Escapists), The Drowning is the story of Hellboy mainstay Abe Sapien trying to save a cursed island and its doomed inhabitants.

• "Jason Shawn Alexander's moody and dark artwork . . . is probably the best thing going in recent horror tales."

-Newsarama

APPLESEED BOOK 3: THE SCALES OF PROMETHEUS (3RD EDITION)
Shirow Masamune (W/A)

On sale Aug 27

b&w, 216 pages

$14.95

TPB, 8 " x 5 3/4"

Life seems ideal within the utopian confines of Olympus, a shining beacon in a post–World War III wasteland, but perfection is always an illusion. Stalking the ruins of New York City is Artemis, a renegade, flesh-eating bioroid (enhanced artificial human) carrying data critical to the future of Olympus. The elite ESWAT is sent in to tranq her and bring her in, but when Artemis recovers during transit the powerful combat bioroid brings down the transport ship and escapes into Olympus! ESWAT agents Deunan and Briareos are dispatched to bring in the feral Artemis, but will they emerge as heroes . . . or lunch?

• Shirow is well-known and critically acclaimed internationally, and is responsible for numerous classic anime/manga titles, such as Appleseed, Dominion, Ghost in the Shell, Orion, and Black Magic.

• Produced in the authentic right-to-left reading format, as originally published in Japan.

BLOOD + MANGA VOLUME 3

Asuka Katsura (W/A)

On sale Aug 13

b&w, 200 pages

$10.95

TPB, 5" x 7"

This third, pivotal volume reveals one of the biggest secrets in the Blood+ mythos-but you'll have to wade through plenty of violence, betrayal, and sacrifice before you get there. Hagi shows just how resilient he can be, Kai is as stubborn and reckless as ever, and confused, sweet Riku is once again in the wrong place at the wrong time. Speaking of time, this volume also features a longer flashback sequence that takes us to the 1800's and another violent episode in Saya's curious, catastrophic life! A brutal skirmish, eye-popping gore, and some enlighteningflashbacks open this central volume to the Blood+ manga series, as Saya faces her brutal tormentor Charles head on.

• Asuka Katsura's Blood+ manga series is the official adaptation and companion to the popular Production I.G/Aniplex anime series that became a hit on Adult Swim.

B.P.R.D.: THE ECTOPLASMIC MAN

Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), and Ben Stenbeck (A)

On sale June 18

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

One-shot

This one-shot comic tells the origin of Johann Kraus-corresponding with Johann's appearance in the 2008 feature film Hellboy II: The Golden Army. The Ectoplasmic Man is the ideal introduction to one of the most peculiar members of the remarkable Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense.

B.P.R.D.: WAR ON FROGS #1

Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), Herb Trimpe (A), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale June 5

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

One-shot

Legendary artist Herb Trimpe (The Incredible Hulk) joins regular B.P.R.D. writer John Arcudi and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola for the first of four one-shots which pick up from the March-April B.P.R.D. feature on MySpace/Dark Horse Presents. These stories are set before the events of B.P.R.D.: The Black Flame, chronicling the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense's fight against the frog monsters.

As the frog cult spreads across America, Roger the Homunculus returns to the site of the B.P.R.D.'s first clash with the frog creatures- the ruins of Cavendish Hall, where Hellboy, Abe, and Liz first encountered both the frogs and Rasputin (Hellboy: Seed of Destruction)- to track down the final pieces of the puzzle of the Cavendish family.

Cavendish family puzzle solved!

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #15

Drew Goddard (W), Georges Jeanty (P/Cover), Andy Owens (I), Michelle Madsen (C), and Jon Foster (Cover)

On sale June 4

FC, 40 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

Having traveled from her base in Scotland, Buffy ventures to the heart of Japan in order to reclaim her stolen scythe, in Drew Goddard's conclusion to Wolves at the Gate. Along the way, Buffy and the legion of Slayers join forces with the irresistible Dracula to defeat a tight-nit group of nefarious vampires, in which the Slayers suffer a massive hit.

The celebrated Buffy Season Eight continues with Joss Whedon as executive producer, with Georges Jeanty (The American Way) as series artist, and Jon Foster on covers.

Written by acclaimed television scribe Drew Goddard!

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER OMNIBUS VOLUME 5

Christopher Golden (W), Jane Espensen (W), Tom Fassbender (W), Doug Petrie (W), Chris Boal (W), Cliff Richards (P), Paul Lee (P), Brian Horton (P), Logan Lubera (P), Julio Ferreira (I), Andy Owens (I), and Jeromy Cox (C)

On sale Sept. 10

FC, 352 pages

$24.95

TPB, 6" x 9"

Volume Five of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus series begins immediately after Season Three, after Sunnydale High has gone up in flames. Buffy is plagued by dreams of fellow Slayer Faith, who now lies in a comma. Jane Espenson, the celebrated writer from the Buffy TV show, writes the powerful Faith story Haunted. And as summer comes to an end, Buffy and Willow begin their first year of college in The Blood of Carthage, in a story written by acclaimed Buffy novelist Christopher Golden. Meanwhile Buffy embarks on a new romance with Riley Finn, and Willow and Oz's relationship comes to an end in Golden's Oz: Into the Wild. This volume also features work by Buffy Season Eight contributors Cliff Richards and Paul Lee and Brian Horton.

• Collects Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Haunted, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Blood of Carthage, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Autumnal, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Oz "Into the Wild," DHP 2000: Buffy the Vampire Slayer "Take Back the Night," DHP #150: Buffy the Vampire Slayer "Killing Time"

THE CLASSIC SPIRIT STATUE

On sale July 9

Classic Spirit Statue

13" tall x 7" wide x 9" long

$175.00

Once again, we've harnessed the talent of sculptor Tony Cipriano to capture the Spirit in action. An impressive statue at 13 inches tall, the Spirit is fleeing away from, or toward, what we're guessing is an urgent crime scene. The base of realistic railroad tracks adds a great touch to this piece.

• The Spirit has inspired the current in-production Lions Gate film directed by Frank Miller.

CONAN THE CIMMERIAN #0

Timothy Truman (W), Toms Giorello (P/Cover), Jos Villarubia (C)

On sale June 25

FC, 24 pages

$.99

Ongoing

Conan the Cimmerian #0 marks a transitional period in young Conan's life, as he spurns the magicians, turncoats, and legal trappings of the cities he's seen in order to return to the beloved northern frontiers of Cimmeria, where he was born and raised. It also marks a turning point in the artistic muscle that will fuel Conan's adventures throughout 2008 and beyond. Writer Timothy Truman and Argentine artist Toms Giorello are joined by renowned colorist Jos Villarrubia in this special issue, as they deliver their adaptation of Robert E. Howard's "Cimmeria" poem. And what's up with Conan? He fights for his life when he crosses paths with a pack of Vanir raiders on the Cimmerian border!

Taking our brutal barbarian into his next exciting era!

DILBERT PVC SET

On sale Sept. 17

Six piece PVC set

$24.99

Dilbert-the cartoon champion of the workplace-means business. Anybody who works in an office or deals with bureaucracy relates to Dilbert's plight. Created by Scott Adams and first syndicated in 1989, Dilbert addresses issues ranging from office politics to new technology-and the mayhem they produce. DILBERT features a rich cast of characters, including his sidekick Dogbert, his inept Boss, and his co-workers Wally and Alice.

Dark Horse Deluxe is proud to be named a licensee, and has depicted the whole gang in 3D. Capturing Adams' style was a challenge, but we have not only nailed the look, but even have placed the characters in special packaging designed to resemble an office cubicle enviroment. Six of your favorites in one big set!

THE END LEAGUE #4

Rick Remender (W), Mat Broome (P/Cover), Sean Parsons (I), and Wendy Broome (C)

On sale June 25

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

Hopeless, trapped between the forces of the Smiling Man, the brutal Nazi warlord Wolfsangel, and the soul-possessing Scarecrow Sinister, the surviving members of The End League find themselves at the mercy of the man they cast from their ranks-the mysterious Black. Meanwhile, Prairie Ghost makes a deal for salvation with the dark scientists of the Devil's Addition!

EVIL DEAD #4 (of 4)

Mark Verheiden (W) and John Bolton (A)

Available now

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Miniseries

"I didn't know it then, but there had been a change in strategy. Phase one had been a frontal assault . . . phase two was simpler . . . scare the livin' beejesus out of me."

Ash finds himself fighting both the cabin itself and terrifying, possessed versions of his companions. Will the curious power of the "Book of the Dead" (which started this whole violent mess) actually hold the key to his survival? In the final chapter of this adaptation and EXPANSION of the classic Sam Raimi film, more disgusting, demonic bile will fly before Ash's night is over! Take a trip down memory lane, to celebrate the first time The Evil Dead scared the pants off you-or visit this evil cabin for the first time and enjoy. This is the original gore-fest that started it all-and the comic book series is peppered with moments of pure terror that weren't in the original film!

FEAR AGENT #22: I AGAINST I part 1 (of 6)

Rick Remender (W), Tony Moore (P), and Lee Loughridge (C)

On sale June 25

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

After being shot through the other side of a black hole, Heath Huston finds himself in a shadow universe marooned on the desolate planet Westx. A stranger in a strange place, the last Fear Agent enters a world populated by gun-slinging robots, venomous mutants, and buxom cowgirls in this six-part sci-fi western shot through the heart. Creators Rick Remender and Tony Moore reunite to bring you the good, the bad, and the ugly days of Heath Huston, outlaw . . . it's high noon in dead space.

• Tony Moore returns to Fear Agent!

THE GOON #25

Eric Powell (W/A) and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale June 11

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

Buzzard returns from Horse Eater's Woods with the tale of how the terrible curse that plagues the town began. He also knows what it means for Goon. Will Goon turn his back on those that need him most to escape his fate?

Eric Powell's The Goon, continues with the laughter, the tears, the zombies, and Dave Stewart on colors!

• "…Powell's characterizations are sharp enough to cut through stone." – Wizard Magazine

GRENDEL: BEHOLD THE DEVIL #8 (of 8)

Matt Wagner (W/A)

On sale June 18

b&w w/red, 24 pages

$3.50

Miniseries

Writer/artist Matt Wagner brings the most revelatory Grendel story ever told to its secret-busting conclusion as the ultimate fate of Hunter Rose's missing journal pages is exposed!

Journalist Lucas Ottoman's investigation into the dual identity of Grendel reaches its grisly climax, and Task Force Grendel suddenly faces a situation far beyond the boundaries of ordinary police work, as this final issue of Behold the Devil unveils a shocking piece in the puzzle that is Grendel!

Grendel's secret revealed!

HELP IS ON THE WAY: A COLLECTION OF BASIC INSTRUCTIONS

Scott Meyer (W/A)

On sale Aug 27

b&w, 120 pages

$10.95

TPB, 7" x 7"

Ever want to know the best way to combat "the silent treatment"? How to destroy society? Apply video game skills to real life? Well, read Help Is On The Way, a collection of strips from the hilarious online web comic "Basic Instructions"!

Cartoonist Scott Meyer will guide you through some of life's more uncomfortable moments with plenty of absurdly bad advice, usually packed economically into four side-splitting panels. This is the kind of stuff that jumps from the weekly paper onto your cubicle wall in seconds flat!

Learn how to apply the laws of physics to your personal relationships! Help Is On The Way, by Basic Instructions creator Scott Meyer is your "all-inclusive guide to a life well-lived."

• 10,000 web site readers every day!

A guidebook for those who want a life of hilarious chaos!

HERBIE ARCHIVE VOLUME 1

Shane O'Shea (W) and Ogden Whitney (A)

On sale Aug 20

FC, 224 pages

$49.95

HC, 6 5/8" x 10 3/16"

Make way for the Fat Fury! The unlikeliest superhero of all time makes his mark in this new Dark Horse archival series. Coming from the strange, wry imagination of classic comics scribe Richard Hughes (writing as Shane O'Shea) and artist Odgen Whitney, Herbie Popnecker looks like a plump lump, but with his collection of supernatural lollipops, there is pretty much nothing that he can't do.

• Herbie Archives Volume One is the first of a new archive series collecting the finest works of 1960s comics publisher ACG.

• Herbie Archives Volume 1 collects the earliest appearances of Herbie, as he battles monsters, bends time and space, and gets the better of Fidel Castro! Herbie is a delightfully weird, all-ages barrel of laughs!

INDIANA JONES AND THE TOMB OF THE GODS #1

Rob Williams (W), Steve Scott (P), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Tony Harris (Cover)

On sale June 29

FC, 40 pages

$2.99

Miniseries

Dr. Henry Jones Jr. may be the world's preeminent archeologist, but that doesn't mean he's spent his life in the library! Ready and able to do whatever it takes to preserve the final remnants of history's most significant happenings, he'll go head-to-head against Hitler's elite who want nothing more than to exploit objects of ancient power in pursuit of world dominance!

Be there for the beginning of this roller coaster thrill ride of non-stop excitement as Indiana Jones dons his hat, packs his whip, and undertakes an endeavor more awesome than anything ever!

Indiana Jones sets out on an all-new adventure that will take him around the globe!

LOBSTER JOHNSON VOLUME 1: THE IRON PROMETHEUS

Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Jason Armstrong (A), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale Aug 18

FC, 140 pages

$17.95

TPB, 7" x 10"

"Beware my claw, for I've come to inflict justice!"

After years of captivating fans from the pages of Hellboy and B.P.R.D., the pulp-style adventures of Lobster Johnson take the limelight in this collection of The Lobster's first solo series. Written and featuring a cover by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, and drawn by Jason Armstrong (Ferro City, The Sensational Spider-Man), Lobster Johnson: The Iron Prometheus is a wild ride full of fearsome monsters, mad scientists, and threats from the world beyond.

• Collects Lobster Johnson: Iron Prometheus #1-5, with a sketchbook section featuring Mignola, Armstrong and Guy David, plus The Secret History of Lobster Johnson.

• "This is pure pulp action-adventure fun. It's like Indiana Jones meets the Rocketeer meets the Shadow meets Doc Savage" -Wizard Magazine

THE MASK OMNIBUS VOLUME 1

John Arcudi (W) and Doug Mahnke (A)

On sale Aug 13

FC, 376 pages

$24.95

TPB, 6" x 9"

It has all the makings of an epic adventure: an ancient artifact is rediscovered; a mask of unknown origins, with unforeseen power and magic. But who knew that after donning this mask even the wimpiest geek would become an indestructible shape-changing super-tornado with a mind for mischief and an appetite for destruction?

Equally adept with gun, knife, bat, bomb, pie, or bat-knife-gun-pie-bomb, a geek turned super-freak, The Mask cuts a crazed swath of cartoon mayhem!

• This original comic trilogy inspired the hit film The Mask, which has grossed over $450 million worldwide since its release in 1994.

• Collects The Mask, The Mask Returns, The Mask Strikes Back (long out-of- print) for the first time in one volume.

OH MY GODDESS! VOLUME 30

Kosuke Fujishima (W/A)

On sale Aug 20

b&w, 160 pages

$10.95

TPB, 5 1/8" x 7 3/16"

As powerful (and wrathful) as Belldandy's older sister Urd is, what's the real reason she never became a Goddess First Class? Now, in order to finally achieve that exalted state, Urd must fulfill a challenge decreed by Peorth-give Keiichi a certain amount of happiness! That sounds great...until you realize that with Urd, giving a certain amount of happiness is going to mean inflicting a great amount of misery first!

• Oh My Goddess! inspired two recent anime TV series from Media Blasters and ADV Films, as well as the import "Belldandy" figure from Kotobukiya.

PIGEONS FROM HELL #3 (of 4)

Joe R. Lansdale (W), Nathan Fox (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale June 18

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Miniseries

After last issue's bloody surprises and frightening, new terrors, Claire and Janet follow a mysterious lawman away from the gore-filled plantation house to seek advice from a strange, obsessive-compulsive hermit. While they can't leave their friends (or what's left of them) behind for long, this may be their only chance at escape. Or maybe they'll just find a quick death, if they're lucky. Haunted by dangerous shape-shifting shadows, reanimated bodies of the dead, and the dark heart of the mansion itself, the panic-stricken twins would rather take a chance finding answers in the demented shack of a madman than spend another minute in the hell that still holds their friends captive!

• Written by celebrated horror author Joe R. Lansdale (writer of Bubbu Ho-Tep, Batman, Jonah Hex, Conan)

• Based on the classic horror story by Conan creator Robert E. Howard!

PREDATOR VOLUME 4: SOUTH CHINA SEA

Jeff VanderMeer (W)

On sale Aug 27

b&w, 288 pages

$6.99

Novel, 4 3/16" x 6 "

On a remote South China Sea island, a deadly hunt is underway . . . but not the kind of expedition the participants expected. In this remote jungle-covered island somewhere between Thailand and Indonesia some of the most exotic animals in the world have been gathered as the prizes in a challenge of human against nature. The hunters come from all walks of life: a South African arms dealer, a Romanian ex-wrestler, two former KGB agents, a wildlife TV host, a Thai pirate, and John Gustat, a billionaire with a mysterious past. Each has come to the island for personal reasons, some secret, some deadly. But when the encampment's owner, ex-Khmer Rouge Colonel Rath Preap, finds the fences cut and his security men missing, it's clear that the game has turned. And as the hunters battle for survival, they discover there is another creature out for blood-a Predator with an unstoppable lust for conquest.

REX MUNDI #12

Arvid Nelson (W) and Juan Ferreyera (A/Cover)

On sale June 18

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

Lorraine swallows up Prussia and Austria, reuniting the ancient empire of Charlemagne. But it's only the first step in a brutal, worldwide campaign of mass ethnic cleansing and murder. Genevieve is to become Lorraine's empress . . . but how much longer can she turn a blind eye to his genocidal madness?

Julien, meanwhile, has found refuge in the secret valley of the Holy Grail, the very place where Lorraine is most vulnerable. But he is overwhelmed by the mysteries he has uncovered. A village forced into slavery and isolation for untold centuries . . . a magical brew that kills anyone who drinks it . . . and over it all looms the dark, forbidding Castle of the Holy Grail. What does it all mean?

STAR WARS: DARK TIMES #12-VECTOR part 6

Mick Harrison (W), Douglas Wheatley (P/Cover), and Dave McCaig (C)

On sale June 11

FC, 40 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

Darth Vader confronts the legacy of the ancient Sith-and the ancient Jedi-as the Star Wars event of the year concludes its second chapter!

Bomo Greenbark and the crew of the Uhumele find themselves unwilling witnesses to a conflict between good and evil . . . and eviler! The outcome of this battle will affect not only their lives, but could change the fate of the galaxy forever. In his search for power, has Vader taken on more than he can handle?

• This is the second phase of "Vector," a 12-part storyline that will run through every Star Wars title, from Knights of the Old Republic, to Dark Times, to Rebellion, to Legacy.

Darth Vader versus a Knight of the Old Republic!

STAR WARS: DARK TIMES VOLUME 2

Mick Harrison (W), Dave Ross (P), Lui Antonio (P), Alex Wald (C), and Douglas Wheatley (Cover)

On sale Aug 13

FC, 120 pages

$17.95

TPB, 7" x 10"

At the dawn of the Galactic Empire, two beings a galaxy apart will do the unthinkable to save those in their care, only to risk losing themselves in the process.

After Order 66 forces Jedi Master K'Kruhk to take desperate measures in defense of some Padawan younglings, he believes he has found for them a peaceful oasis in an oppressed galaxy. But little does K'Kruhk know, a far away drama involving Bomo Greenbark and the smuggling crew of the Uhumele will alter his future forever.

Meanwhile, these dark times have taken much from Bomo Greenbark, but he cannot-will not-let it take his new-found friends. No matter what it takes, Bomo will fight to his last breath.

• Collects Star Wars Dark Times #6-10.

• Cover art by Douglas Wheatley!

STAR WARS: KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC #30-EXALTED part 2 (of 2)

John Jackson Miller (W), Bong Dazo (P), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Dustin Weaver (Cover)

On sale June 25

FC, 40 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

Zayne Carrick faces off against one of the Jedi Masters who framed him for the murder of his fellow Padawans in this shocking conclusion to "Exalted"!

When Zayne and his con-artist companion Gryph decided to risk it all in an attempt to prove Zayne's innocence, they never expected a consequence for failure quite like this! Their plans ruined and their future bleak, Zayne and Gryph need to act fast or the history and traditions of an entire world could fall victim to another display of madness by the secret Jedi Covenant!

Will another Jedi fall to the Prophecy?

STAR WARS: LEGACY #25

John Ostrander (W), Jan Duursema (P), Dan Parsons (I), and Brad Anderson (C)

On sale June 18

FC, 40 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

Danger comes to the most secret location in the galaxy in this first part of a new story!

There is a place, hidden to all but a select few, where some of the most powerful figures in the galaxy reside. As Cade Skywalker travels there with a mission of upmost importance, an undetected pursuer may put Cade's clandestine destination at terrible risk!

Discover the Hidden Temple. A place of peace and sanctuary-enter at your own risk!

STAR WARS: LUKE SKYWALKER, LAST HOPE FOR THE GALAXY- FROM TATOOINE TO DARK EMPIRE

Various (W/A)

On sale Oct 1

FC, 800 pages

$99.95

HC, 7 1/4" x 10 3/4"

Luke Skywalker's greatest adventures from over thirty years of comics are compiled in a single slipcased hardcover!

A deluxe edition worthy of the hero who saved the galaxy, this massive volume follows Luke Skywalker on his journey from the moisture farms of Tatooine to the final days of the Dark Empire! Each story painstakingly selected from every Luke Skywalker comic ever published-from Marvel's first issue to Dark Horse's latest-this masterpiece collection is the ultimate portrait of one of the most widely known and widely loved heroes of modern mythology!

• All of the most exciting, most significant stories of Luke Skywalker are here in this breathtaking oversized hardcover. Never has there been a more magnificent assemblage of Star Wars comics, or a more perfect prize for any Star Wars fan!

Epic, 800 page Skywalker hardcover!

STYLE SCHOOL VOLUME 3

Various (W/A)

On sale Aug 20

FC, 176 pages

$16.95

TPB, 8 7/8" x 10 1/8"

The third volume of Japan's leading manga and anime instructional magazine. Learn the techniques of Japan's top manga and anime artists, showing step-by-step methods to help today's up-and-coming illustrators master the use of pen, brush, paint, marker, screen tones, computer modeling, and other tricks of the trade. Gain insight into the weapons of choice of today's top creators, especially those brands and tools that are so hard to find outside Japan. Experience the eye-popping art of tomorrow's manga and anime stars, with page after gorgeous page of spectacular visual imagination.

• Find out how to submit your work to be considered for publication in upcoming issues of Style School Magazine in Japan!

• One of the most successful art publications in Japan, for the first time in English.

• Many "How to" techniques for many different art styles!

TOKIDOKI "KAITEN SUSHI" JOURNAL

On sale July 2

5 1/2" x 8 1/2" spiral-bound journal

$9.99

Back by popular demand! You cannot stop the popularity of adorable Tokidoki. Our first journal and stationery set sold more than any other sets, so we're extremely excited to present a second journal, designed by Italian-born artist Simone Legno. The image speaks for itself. This journal will be sought after and treasured by many!

THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY MUG AND MAGNET

On sale July 9

"Thank You for the Coffee" Mug

11 oz. mug comes in full-color box

$12.99

Umbrella Icon Magnet

2.25" magnet comes packaged on a backing card, in polybag,

with die-cut for hanging

$4.99

If you've read issue 5 of The Umbrella Academy, you will recognize this as a replica of the mug that Number 00.05 drinks his coffee out of. You will also be familiar with the saying printed on the interior of this mug "Thank you for the coffee." With the popularity of the embroidered patch, button, and t-shirts featuring the umbrella icon, we're happy to offer a sturdy 2.25" magnet with this bold emblem.

VAMPIRE HUNTER D PVC SET

On sale Aug 12

Contains 3 fully painted, non-articulated figures

Approx. 4" tall in a full-color window box

$24.99

Based on the revered illustrations of Yoshitaka Amano, this is the first in a line of upcoming Vampire Hunter D products. Featuring D, Doris, and Magnus, these are some of the finest representations of these characters ever made! Meticulously sculpted and painted by Tim Bruckner; we feel that he is one of the few artists capable of truly capturing the beauty and attitude of these beloved characters.

X OMNIBUS VOLUME 2

Steven Grant (W), Javier Saltares (A), Chris Warner (A), Andrew Pepoy (A), Tim Bradstreet (A), Frank Miller (A), Chris Brunner (A), and Dave Dorman (Cover)

On sale Aug 27

FC, 352 pages

$24.95

TPB, 6" x 9"

Nothing in Arcadia is what it seems. Beneath its faade of order and industry lies a corrupt brotherhood of criminals, cronies, and cops all drawing from the same tainted well. But there's a wrench in this dirty machine, a leather-clad, one-eyed, one-man wrecking crew bent on tearing down the lie of Arcadia, brick-by-brick. The man known as X cares about only one thing, the rule of law. Unfortunately, that law is X.

X Omnibus Volume 2 collects for the first time the audacious, critically-acclaimed Dark Horse series. Violent and morally ambiguous, X walks the thin line between mission and madness and shows that the devil you know may be better, much better, than the devil you don't.

• Includes X #12-25; "Someone to Watch Over Me" from Dark Horse Extra #28-31, all never before collected.

 
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