Advance Image Solicits, August 2009

Thu, May 14th, 2009 at 11:58am PDT | Updated: May 14th, 2009 at 12:36pm

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Image Comics has provided CBR with a first look at cover artwork and solicitation information for brand new titles debuting in August 2009. The full August solicitations will be released on CBR later this week.

TYRESE GIBSON’S MAYHEM #1 (of 3)
story TYRESE GIBSON, MIKE LE & WILLIAM WILSON
art & cover TONE RODRIGUEZ
AUGUST 5
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99

Los Angeles, the City of Fallen Angels, is a city swept up by a brutal crime wave led by a kingpin known only as Big X.  The body count builds as only one man can stop the flow of drugs and violence, only one man can stop Big X.  He is the embodiment of vengeance and raw justice, the faceless arm of those who cannot defend themselves.  He is known as Mayhem, and along with his sexy but deadly partner Malice, their goal is to dismantle the kingpin's organization, unravel the dark secret that mysteriously links them to Big X, and save the city they grew up in.

THE DARKNESS/PITT #1 (of 3)
story PAUL JENKINS
art & cover DALE KEOWN
variant covers ERIC BASALDUA, STJEPAN SEJIC
AUGUST 26
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99

DALE KEOWN’s classic hero Pitt makes his return to comics! What else do you need to know?

When Tim and Pitt’s mission to track down those infected by an alien virus brings them to Jackie’s stomping ground in New York, they are invariably drawn together. Both attract the unwanted attention of the Federal Government and mayhem ensues!

The crossover reunites The Darkness writer Paul Jenkins (Captain America, Mythos) and Pitt creator Dale Keown (Hulk: The End) and features two covers by series artist Keown and a variant cover by Eric Basaldua (Witchblade Annual).

G-MAN: CAPE CRISIS #1 (of 5)
story CHRIS GIARRUSSO
art & cover CHRIS GIARRUSSO
AUGUST 12
32 PAGES, FC
$2.99

Mini-Marvels creator CHRIS GIARRUSSO returns with a brand new G-Man miniseries!  When pieces of G-Man’s magic cape fall into the wrong hands, things quickly spin out of control.  G-Man and his friends must battle to recover the pieces, and this time the bad guys have the same power as G-Man!

KING CITY #1
story BRANDON GRAHAM
art & cover BRANDON GRAHAM
AUGUST 19
32 PAGES, BW
$2.99

Pete falls in love with an alien he’s forced to betray…Anna watches her boyfriend literally turn into the drug he’s addicted to…and Joe has a cat that can become any tool or weapon.

It’s all just another day in King City, where mystery is down every alley…and weirdness is crawling through your window.

From critically acclaimed comics vet BRANDON GRAHAM comes a comic unlike any you have ever read!

THE GEAR: LEFT OF CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE CD
AUGUST 12
$12.99
S&N $24.99

This album takes off through hyperspace from where the previous album from The Gear left off!   Imagine Pink Floyd and Alice Cooper melding with The Beatles and Bowie after gorging on blackberry cobbler then taking a time machine into the year 2010 and you might get some idea of what to expect from these sonic gems.  Includes the modern classic "Nasty Snack" with special guest-star Courtney Taylor of The Dandy Warhols sitting in. This special limited edition CD includes special die-cut packaging with rotating artwork.   Check out aaapop.com for free previews where you can get a taste of the psychedelic pop of the future!  GINCHY! 

"Really cool- Phantasmagoria"—Courtney Taylor-Taylor of THE DANDY WARHOLS

TAGS:  image comics, solicitations

 
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