Image Comics Solicitations for September, 2008

Wed, June 25th, 2008 at 2:24pm PDT | Updated: June 25th, 2008 at 6:28pm

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Image Comics has released solicitation information and images for new books and products shipping in September, 2008. When you're through checking out these solicitations for new Image releases, be sure to visit CBR's Image Comics forum to discuss these titles and products with fellow readers and fans.

Image Comics Solicitations - Last Six Months

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BACK TO BROOKLYN #1 (of 5) �" GEM OF THE MONTH

story GARTH ENNIS & JIMMY PALMIOTTI

art & cover MIHAILIO VUKELIC & JIMMY PALMIOTTI

variant cover PHIL NOTO

Bob Saetta made the biggest mistake of his life by pissing off his brother, one of the biggest and most brutal crime bosses in New York City. This is the story of two brothers at war, wrapped in a special package of extreme language and hardcore violence.

Join award winning writer GARTH ENNIS (PREACHER, THE PUNISHER), JIMMY PALMIOTTI (JONAH HEX, PAINKILLER JANE) and artist MIHAILO VUKELIC on a five-issue adrenaline ride that rips the roof off Brooklyn’s criminal underworld!

SEPTEMBER 24 - 32 PAGES - FC - $2.99

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

DEAD AHEAD #1 (of 3)

story CLARK CASTILLO & MEL SMITH

art & cover ALEX NINO & MOOSE BAUMANN

“WATER… WATER… EVERYWHERE!”

On a restless ocean, a group of weary survivors contemplate their grim fortune: What had started out as a fun little fishing trip soon turns into a nightmare of damnation, trapped on a floating prison. The continents have been hit by a plague that has turned humanity into living corpses - leaving our castaways at sea to fend for themselves! With provisions low, hope comes in the form of a luxury liner sailing into view on the horizon… All they needed to survive would be on board, but who among them has what it takes to find out what happened to its crew and passengers?

SEPTEMBER 17 - 32 PAGES - FC - $3.99

FOUR EYES #1

story JOE KELLY

art & cover MAX FIUMARA

Brooklyn 1930. America struggles in the grip of the Great Depression, and ten-year-old Enrico is willing to make any sacrifice to take care of his mother. Even if it means taking a job in the one place he’s forbidden to go…the ring of fire where dragons are trained and fought for cash and glory.

A new ongoing series from the writer of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, ACTION COMICS and SUPERGIRL!

SEPTEMBER 24 - 24 PAGES - FC - $3.50

KICK DRUM COMIX #1 (of 2)

story JIM MAHFOOD

art & cover JIM MAHFOOD

Kick Drum Comix is an over the top full color two-issue miniseries from fan-favorite JIM MAHFOOD (GRRL SCOUTS, CLERKS)! All-new material here, including the exciting stories "Coltrane's Reed" and "Death of the Popmaster." Great stories, beautiful artwork, all in a full color package! Highly recommended.

SEPTEMBER 10 - 48 PAGES - FC - $5.99

YOUNGBLOOD: BLOODSPORT #2

story MARK MILLAR

art & cover ROB LIEFELD

The long awaited, much anticipated next chapter in the carnage filled saga that is YOUNGBLOOD: BLOODSPORT! Written by MARK MILLAR (WANTED, THE ULTIMATES, CIVIL WAR). Shaft vs. Battlestone! Cougar vs. Doc Rocket! Sentinel vs. Die Hard! Suprema vs. Twilight! There can be only one as the fight for ultimate survival spills into the streets of Los Angeles! Who will reign supreme and lead the inter-dimensional squadron into the next era!

SEPTEMBER 24 - 24 PAGES - FC - $2.99

OFFERED AGAIN

YOUNGBLOOD #1 (CURRENT PRINTING)

YOUNGBLOOD #2

YOUNGBLOOD #3

YOUNGBLOOD: BLOODSPORT #1 DIRECTOR’S CUT

story MARK MILLAR

art & cover ROB LIEFELD

The explosive first chapter of MARK MILLAR and ROB LIEFELD's controversial epic re-released with additional pages and sketch material!

SEPTEMBER 3 - 32 PAGES - FC - $3.99

13 CHAMBERS (ONE-SHOT)

story CHRISTOPHER ‘mink’ MORRISON

art DENIS MEDRI

cover PAOLO PARENTE

After Abraham Lincoln’s death, one of President Jackson’s first orders was to disband the 13 Marshals: a secret group of lawmen operating with complete federal authority. Set in a fantasy 1860s, 13 CHAMBERS is the story of the 13th Marshal and his Presidential mission to retrieve all 13 Territory Peace Keeper pistols and return them to Washington D.C. for retirement. All is well until he reaches a small town in four corners where an insane mining baron named YORK has killed the 12th Marshal and stolen his pistol. The 13th Marshal must get the pistol back at all costs and bring York to justice…or die trying.

SEPTEMBER 24 - 48 PAGES - FC - $5.99

TAG: Blazing shootouts, killer train robberies, gorgeous babes, wicked architecture and an Old West like you have never imagined: This is the epic universe of 13 CHAMBERS!

OFFERED AGAIN

PAOLO PARENTE’s DUST TP

MIXTAPE, VOL. 2 HC

art & cover JIM MAHFOOD

This is the second volume in the all-new JIM MAHFOOD art book series! This volume is all about the experimental weird stuff: never before seen sketchbook material, drawing/photo collaborations, and the live art and painted stuff. A must-have for art lovers and MAHFOOD fans alike!

SEPTEMBER 3 - 48 PAGES - FC - $24.99 - LTD S&N ED $49.99

OFFERED AGAIN

MIXTAPE, VOL. 1 HC

PvP AWESOMOLOGY DELUXE HC (RES)

story SCOTT KURTZ

art SCOTT KURTZ

cover BRANDON PETERSON

Celebrating 10 years of the second best Webcomic on the entire planet. Every existing PvP collection forged in the flame pits of Asgard by Odin's Dwarven Blacksmiths into one mighty tome. Includes PvP: THE DORK AGES, PvP AT LARGE, PvP RELOADED, PvP RIDES AGAIN and PvP GOES BANANAS. Also includes the lost, self-published, PvP collection... PvP STRIPTEASE. A must own for the PvP completist! Limited Signed and numbered edition includes an exclusive original sketch and is limited to 200 copies.

Collects PvP #1-24, PvP: THE DORK AGES and PvP: STRIPTEASE

SEPTEMBER 10 - 600 PAGES - BW - $99.99 - LTD S&N ED $125

RED ROCKET SEVEN TP

story MICHAEL ALLRED

art & cover MICHAEL ALLRED

This is the story of RED ROCKET SEVEN: The entire history of rock n roll as seen through the eyes of the seventh clone of a man from a distant world. RR7 rubs shoulders with every legend from the birth of rock in the '50s, through the British invasion of the '60s, through the advent of Heavy Metal and Glam rock in the '70s, the New Wave of the '80s, the Grunge Rock and Indie/Alt. scene in the '90s, and into the new millennium! This special edition is busting out with special features, plus rare and new art.

Alternate Press Magazine called it, "The stuff of ultimate juvenile fantasy." and "If this weren't a comic, it'd be one of the greatest stories in modern rock history."

Raygun Magazine said,” A magnum opus to popular music, with ALLRED presenting sly, yet loving explanations of some of rock's greatest mysteries."

SEPTEMBER 24 - 208 PAGES - FC - $16.99 - LTD ED HC $49.99

OFFERED AGAIN

MADMAN & THE ATOMICS TP

AMORY WARS II #4 (of 5)

story CLAUDIO SANCHEZ

art GABRIEL GUZMAN

cover TONY MOORE

“THE SECOND STAGE TURBINE BLADE,” PART IX

Coheed and Cambria make their final sacrifice as the eternal energy of the Keywork is disrupted, breaking the bonds between the planets. Claudio, still on Shylos Ten, is unaware of his parents’ fate �" or that he may be the ONLY one able to stop Wilhelm Ryan. Heaven’s Fence is no more, and its 78 planets float free in space. The Apocalypse has begun!

SEPTEMBER 10 - 32 - PAGES - FC - $2.99

THE ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN #10

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art & cover JASON HOWARD

NOW MONTHLY!

Zechariah, the Astounding Wolf-Man’s former mentor has a long, dark history filled with tragedy, betrayal and murder. Now is the time for that story to be told. At long last, the secret origin of Zechariah.

SEPTEMBER 24 - 32 PAGES - FC - $2.99

BRIT #12

story BRUCE BROWN

art NATE BELLEGARDE & ANDY KUHN

cover RYAN OTTLEY & KELSEY SHANNON

edited by ROBERT KIRKMAN

Brit’s son has been missing, replaced by a drone. Brit’s brother is involved. Brit will do anything to get his son back... but is it already too late? A dramatic turning point in Brit’s life has been reached.

SEPTEMBER 10 - 32 PAGES - FC - $2.99

CHARLATAN BALL #4

story JOE CASEY

art & cover ANDY SURIANO

SCARY STUFF GOIN’ DOWN AT THE BALL!

Chuck is sweating it out, at the mercy of Fire Mage, WRATHBURN! But when the notorious GANG OF FOUR GODS show up to rumble �" is it a blessing or a curse when it comes to Chuck’s predicament?

SEPTEMBER 24 - 24 PAGES - FC - $2.50

THE GANG OF FOUR GODS ARE THE NEXT GREAT POP SENSATION!

DARK IVORY #4 (of 4)

story JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER & EVA HOPKINS

art & cover JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER

“THE LAST BEAT OF MY HEART”

The first DARK IVORY miniseries climaxes in an explosion of fire & blood. Old family secrets are exposed, and the true nature of the Vampiric aristocracy is revealed. Dark Ivory learns what is means to have blue blood. To quote her friend Samson, “Some people should die…” Some will.

SEPTEMBER 10 - 32 PAGES - FC - $2.99

DYNAMO 5 #17

story JAY FAERBER

art & cover MAHMUD A. ASRAR & RON RILEY

As the comatose Maddie’s consciousness slips farther and farther away, Scatterbrain enters her mind in an effort to revive her. Along the way, he witnesses key moments in her life. But the longer he stays, the greater the risk that both he and Maddie will become trapped in her unconscious mind!

SEPTEMBER 24 - 32 PAGES - FC - $3.50

ELEPHANTMEN #18

Story RICHARD STARKINGS

art MARIAN CHURCHLAND

cover J. SCOTT CAMPBELL w/BOO COOK

variant cover J. SCOTT CAMPBELL

“BAD GIRL”

Hiromi Kiyoko �" Miki �" is intent on finding out Hip Flask's deepest darkest secrets... but Miki and her mother, Keiko, have some secrets of their own.

SEPTEMBER 17 - 32 PAGES - FC - $2.99

FIREBREATHER #5

story PHIL HESTER

art & cover ANDY KUHN

After the tragic events of last issue Duncan must return to his everyday life with an unbearable secret. An attempt to forget about his problems on a night out with the guys ends in violence and an unexpected betrayal from Duncan's closest friend. For fans of INVINCIBLE and ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN.

SEPTEMBER 3 - 32 PAGES - FC - $2.99

GEMINI #5 (of 5)

story JAY FAERBER

art & cover JON SOMMARIVA & FCO PLASCENCIA

MINISERIES FINALE!

Everything is revealed as Gemini confronts the man who’s been controlling his life! But is he better off with what he’s learned?

SEPTEMBER 3 - 32 PAGES - FC - $3.50

GØDLAND #27

story JOE CASEY

art & cover TOM SCIOLI

BOOK TWENTY-SEVEN: KILL THE WABBIT!

The first Supervillain Congress is now in session! But with Commander Adam Archer in deep space on the Grand Cosmic Sibling Search, who will protect the Earth when a threat like ALMIGHTY DECIMATOR arrives?!

SEPTEMBER 24 - 24 PAGES - FC - $2.99

GØDLAND TURNS YOUR OWN PERCEPTIONS INSIDE OUT �" AND IT FEELS SO GOOD!

GOLLY #2

story PHIL HESTER

art BROOK TURNER

cover ANDY BRASE

The hapless carnie Golly Munhollen has been charged with stopping the half-assed apocalypse threatening Earth. His first mission- killing or curing the Holy Roller preacher by day, ravenous were-hog by night that stalks the midway. Southern fried horror and humor for fans of PREACHER and THE GOON.

SEPTEMBER 10 - 32 PAGES - FC - $2.99

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

HYPERKINETIC #3 (of 4)

story HOWARD M. SHUM

art MATTEO SCALERA & OSCAR CELESTINI

covers MATTEO SCALERA & HOWARD M. SHUM

Katiya has to fend off a giant fish monster. Alicia, Shirley, and Milla encounter more problems and dangers with crazy aliens and robots while attempting to apprehend Renpy. There is action galore!

SEPTEMBER 3 - 32 PAGES - FC - $3.50

I KILL GIANTS #3 (of 7)

story JOE KELLY

art & cover J. M. KEN NIIMURA

Taylor’s conniving and Mrs. Molle’s good intentions begin to wreak havoc on Barbara’s carefully balanced reality, even as Sophia’s friendship truly begins to blossom. When it becomes too much to bear, who will suffer Barbara’s fury? Will the great war hammer Coveleski finally speak?

SEPTEMBER 10 - 24 PAGES - BW - $2.99

TAG: KNOW YOUR ARMOR.

INVINCIBLE #56

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art & cover RYAN OTTLEY & FCO PLASCENCIA

When someone very close to Invincible is hurt �" the gloves come off! Is Mark Grayson’s murderous Viltrumite heritage finally coming to the forefront? Find out in this special stand-alone issue that answers the question once and for all: can Invincible be driven to MURDER?

SEPTEMBER 3 - 32 PAGES - FC - $2.99

MADMAN ATOMIC COMICS #13

story MICHAEL ALLRED

art & cover MICHAEL ALLRED & LAURA ALLRED

Scientific breakthroughs have brought about the return of Frank "Madman" Einstein's girlfriend, Josephine Lombard, and Adam "Metal Man" Balm. But some miracles come with a cost. What will be the consequences and who will have to pay? WARNING: When you read this issue, prepare to have your brain do a flip in your skull!

SEPTEMBER 17 - 32 PAGES - FC - $3.50

NOBLE CAUSES #38

story JAY FAERBER

art & cover YILDIRAY CINAR & RYAN VERA

SPOTLIGHT ON RUSTY!

Years ago, Rusty was mortally wounded and Doc saved his son’s life by placing his brain into a robotic body. But lately, Rusty’s been acting more and more like a robot. Is he losing his humanity? Or is he falling victim to an evil plot? Find out in this issue!

SEPTEMBER 10 - 32 PAGES - FC - $3.50

THE PERHAPANAUTS #6

story TODD DEZAGO

art & cover CRAIG ROUSSEAU

additional art JASON ARMSTRON & JAMAR NICHOLAS

flip cover MATT POTT

"PERHAPANAUTS HALLOWEEN SCARE-FEST Special!"

Three stand alone, easily accessible, scary, fun, and chilling tales to get your Halloween on! All written by Todd, with spooky art by Craig, JASON ARMSTRONG (FERRO CITY, Lobster Johnson) and JAMAR NICHOLAS (Detective Boogaloo)! A great jumping on point and a great way to start your Halloween season!

SEPTEMBER 17 - 32 PAGES - FC - $3.50

PROOF #12

story ALEX GRECIAN

art & cover RILEY ROSSMO

"THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO," Part Three

The last Chinese Ink Monkey fights for its life against a rogue fairy. The Lodge will be changed forever.

SEPTEMBER 24 - 32 PAGES - FC - $2.99

A RED MASS FOR MARS #4 (of 4)

story JONATHAN HICKMAN

art & cover RYAN BODENHEIM

“FRATERNITY”

The smashing conclusion to the tale of Mars as the fate of the world hangs in the balance and the one person who could save the Earth must make his decision.

SEPTEMBER 10 - 32 PAGES - FC - $3.50

SAVAGE DRAGON #140

story ERIK LARSEN

art & cover ERIK LARSEN

Spawn! Witchblade! Invincible! ShadowHawk! The Savage Dragon! Together, the world's greatest heroes unite to face the greatest menace to even threaten this perilous planet! Dragon's tour of the Image Universe comes to its cataclysmic conclusion in this awe-inspiring epic destined to shake the universe to its very foundation! Not for the squeamish!

SEPTEMBER 24 - 32 PAGES - FC - $3.50

THE SWORD #11

story JOSHUA LUNA

art & cover JONATHAN LUNA

Sword versus water.

SEPTEMBER 3 - 32 PAGES - FC - $2.99

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

THE WALKING DEAD #55

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

On the road.

SEPTEMBER 17 - 32 PAGES - BW - $2.99

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

WAR HEROES #4 (of 6)

story MARK MILLAR

art & cover TONY HARRIS

inks CLIFF RATHBURN

colors JD METTLER

Just when the scam is ready to kick into action, one of the team is kidnapped and may be beheaded by Islamic fundamentalists. Yes, the bad news is that the Islamics have gotten their hands on the super-pills, too, and have an unholy Jihad planned against both the soldiers in the Gulf and the western world in general. The war between these two cultures reaches a new high with the threat of a third World War fought entirely between super-powered soldiers.

SEPTEMBER 24 - 32 PAGES - FC - $2.99

YOUNGBLOOD #8

story JOE CASEY

art DEREC DONOVAN

covers DEREC DONOVAN & ROB LIEFELD

The party will be televised! It's the Televillain's last stand he's not through making his pop cultural point yet! And speaking of last stands... the all-new, all-different Youngblood meets the greatest foe they never knew, live in prime time!

SEPTEMBER 24 - 32 PAGES - FC - $2.99

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