Image Comics Solicitations for August, 2010

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GUARDIANS OF THE GLOBE #1 (of 6) – GEM OF THE MONTH
story ROBERT KIRKMAN & BENITO CERENO
art RANSOM GETTY
cover RYAN OTTLEY, RANSOM GETTY & FCO PLASCENCIA
AUGUST 25
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50
As the VILTRUMITE WAR rages on within the pages of INVINCIBLE, the ranks of the Guardians of the Globe are suddenly depleted. The world is in danger, and the team is in search of new blood. It’s the biggest recruitment drive since Omni-Man slaughtered the original members. But will the new Guardians of the Globe be ready in time to stop The Order? This series is a can’t-miss action extravaganza!

MORNING GLORIES #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH
story NICK SPENCER
art JOE EISMA
cover RODIN ESQUEJO
AUGUST 11
48 PAGES / FC
$3.99
The most anticipated new series of the year starts here! Morning Glory Academy is one of the most prestigious prep schools in the country… But behind it's hallowed doors something sinister and deadly lurks. When six brilliant but troubled new students arrive, they find themselves trapped and desperately seeking answers in a place where nothing is what it seems to be!


DOUBLE SIZED FIRST ISSUE, 44 FULL PAGES OF STORY FOR JUST $3.99! IT'S RUNAWAYS MEETS LOST! FROM THE WRITER OF EXISTENCE 2.0, FORGETLESS, AND SHUDDERTOWN!

MURDERLAND #1 
story STEPHEN SCOTT 
art & cover DAVID HAHN & GUILLEM MARI 
flip cover BOO COOK
AUGUST 4
32 PAGES / FC 
$2.99
“SET THE METHOD DOWN,” Part One 
Artist DAVID HAHN joins newcomer STEPHEN SCOTT to tell a story of doomed romance, bloodshed and the outer limits of human potential, all unfolding on the “complicated” streets of Baltimore, Maryland. The Arabber is a reformed killer bent on bringing peace to his hometown. Method is his lover and partner in crime, but she may not be long for The Arabber’s crusade. The first of many genre-bending stories in the MURDERLAND universe. 


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NANCY IN HELL #1 (of 4)
story EL TORRES
art & cover JUAN JOSE RYP & FRAN GAMBOA
AUGUST 4
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
Good girls go to heaven, right? But it seems like there are no good girls anymore. After her death, Nancy awakens in a creepy landscape to find decomposing lost souls, demons lurking in the shadows, outcasts, chainsaws, booze, and certain doom. Can Nancy escape from Hell? Amazing artist JUAN JOSE RYP (Black Summer, No Hero) and writer EL TORRES (The Veil) take you on a white-knuckle tour of the underworld to find out!


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TANK GIRL: HAIRY HEROES (ONE-SHOT)
story ALAN MARTIN
art & cover RUFUS DAYGLO
AUGUST
32 PAGES / BW
$3.99 
Third in a line of special TANK GIRL one-shots from Image!
Tank Girl returns -- and returns -- and returns! Lost in a sea of doppelgangers, Tank Girl almost loses her mind, but an old army buddy is on hand to finish the job in bloodthirsty style. In a second story, Tank Girl tries to curb Booga's internet shopping habit, but she ends up in a gang fight! As always, this Image Special is rammed to the rafters with bonus material, including the long-awaited Cut N' Dress Booga! A comic of all meat and no gristle.
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SEEDLESS OGN
story COREY LEWIS
art & cover COREY LEWIS
AUGUST 4
128 PAGES / FC
$12.99
Harmony Treblecleff may be the daughter of an eccentric inventor, but she thought she led a pretty normal life. Normal, that is, until the grapes she grabbed from the kitchen suddenly came to life! Suddenly, Harmony is being attacked by a rogue Grape Tyrant from a distant planet (aptly named "Crazy") and his many tiny minions. Her only hope is the intervention of a new special breed of heroic grape warriors -- ones that are SEEDLESS!
Join Harmony as she teams up with her new alien grape pals -- Funky, Pulse, Dash & Snap -- as they ride jetpacks into the jungle, do battle with electric sabretooths, and reclaim their special robo-weapons called ROBOSTOMPS.


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SULLIVAN'S SLUGGERS OGN
story MARK ANDREW SMITH
art & cover JAMES STOKOE
AUGUST 11
176 PAGES / FC
$16.99
Harvey Award-winning graphic novel author MARK ANDREW SMITH joins forces with Eisner Award-nominated illustrator JAMES STOKOE for a powerful collaboration.
When Sullivan’s bedraggled, minor league sluggers accept an invitation to play an out-of-town game, they have no idea their small-town destination is cursed. When the sun goes down after the 7th inning stretch, the dysfunctional teammates find themselves fighting for their lives against a town crawling with flesh eating monsters. See what happens when America's favorite pastime becomes one team's nightmare.


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DAN BRERETON: THE GODDESS & THE MONSTER HC
Art & cover DAN BRERETON
AUGUST 4
144 PAGES / FC
REGULAR EDITION $29.99
SIGNED & NUMBERED REMARQUED EDITION $50.00
After more than 20 years, DAN BRERETON, award-winning comics creator and painter, collects his best works for the very first time in this beautiful full-color hardcover volume. THE GODDESS & THE MONSTER features 144 pages of furiously colorful illustrations in BRERETON's unmistakable style, spanning his work in comics, film and more, ranging from the commercial to personal, adventurous to lurid, dark to heroic.
Signed and numbered remarqued editions contain an original sketch, and are limited to only 200 copies!

EXISTENCE 2.0/3.0 TP
story NICK SPENCER
art RON SALAS & JOE EISMA
cover JOE EISMA
AUGUST 18
144 PAGES / FC
$14.99
The breakout hit of last summer, finally collected in one volume!
In EXISTENCE 2.0, self-absorbed physicist Sylvester Baladine finds his consciousness transferred into the body of the hit man who just killed him. In EXISTENCE 3.0, it's corporate warfare like you've never seen as the only living prototype of the consciousness transfer process fights to survive against a wild variety of deadly threats!
Collects EXISTENCE 2.0 #1-3 and EXISTENCE 3.0 #1-4
COLLECTING THE HIGH-ACTION, TWIST-FILLED BLOCKBUSTER G4'S BLAIR BUTLER CALLS, "THE WANTED OF 2009!"
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FRANK CHO WOMEN: SELECTED DRAWINGS & ILLUSTRATIONS TP (NEW PRINTING)
art & cover FRANK CHO
AUGUST 4
112 PAGES / BW
$14.99
From the award-winning creator of LIBERTY MEADOWS and ZOMBIE KING, FRANK CHO WOMEN: SELECTED DRAWINGS AND ILLUSTRATIONS showcases some of FRANK CHO’s past and present illustrations. You will see why he’s considered one of the top modern masters of the female form!
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GOD COMPLEX: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION TP
story DANIEL BERMAN & MICHAEL AVON OEMING
art JOHN BROGLIA
cover MICHAEL AVON OEMING
AUGUST 25
184 PAGES / FC
$24.99
THE WORLD IS FULL OF HIDDEN MAGIC, MONSTERS
AND GODS!
Paul is an everyday guy. Well, he’s really the god Apollo (no really), and he’s in hiding. Against great odds, Paul will battle monsters and demi-gods. He’ll even go to Hades and back to protect his mortal family. You’ll see why being Paul’s friend is dangerous -- and why being Paul is complex!
Contains a slew of extras, including covers, character designs, sequential break downs, pin ups, promo art, and original scripts!
Collects GOD COMPLEX #1-7

HACK/SLASH OMNIBUS, VOL. 3 TP
story TIM SEELEY
art BRYAN BAUGH, KEVIN MELLON & TIM SEELEY
cover RYAN OTTLEY
AUGUST 25
296 PAGES / FC
$34.99
An utterly defeated Cassie must overcome the death of her father if she's gong to escape a run-in with the police, a host of vengeance-seeking enemies, and a whole bunch of new slashers! Will Vlad be enough back up, or will the slasher-hunting duo need to turn to some unlikely allies?
Collects HACK/SLASH #18-34, plus the ENTRY WOUND one-shot

HELLSPAWN COMPLETE COLLECTION HC
story Brian Michael Bendis, Steve Niles
art Ashley Wood, Ben Templesmith
cover Ben Templesmith
AUGUST 4
400 PAGES / FC
$39.99
HELLSPAWN marked the return of Spawn; the guns blazing, take-no-prisoners warrior. This next step in the evolution of TODD MCFARLANE’s hell-born creation featured the creative minds of industry greats BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, STEVE NILES, ASHLEY WOOD and BEN TEMPLESMITH, who redefined the mythos of the Hellspawn. The HELLSPAWN COMPLETE COLLECTION includes the entire HELLSPAWN series along with never-before-seen art, a cover gallery and behind the scenes content in an oversized, hardcover format.
This hardcover book reprints HELLSPAWN #1-16, and includes new cover artwork by BEN TEMPLESMITH.

INVINCIBLE, VOL. 13: GROWING PAINS TP
Story ROBERT KIRKMAN
Art & cover RYAN OTTLEY
AUGUST 25
144 PAGES / FC
$14.99
In the aftermath of his battle with CONQUEST, Invincible and his world are left in ruins. He's faced with questions he doesn't know how to answer about his future as a hero and what is needed to actually protect the people of Earth. Meanwhile: deep in space, Nolan and Allen the Alien are making preparations for the impending VILTRUMITE WAR! This volume is not to be missed!
Collects INVINCIBLE #66-70 and INVINCIBLE RETURNS #1

NOBLE CAUSES, VOL. 10: EVER AFTER TP
story JAY FAERBER
art YILDIRAY CINAR
cover YILDIRAY CINAR & JACOB BAAKE
AUGUST 25
104 pages / FC
$12.99
Long-kept secrets are revealed in the final volume of the Noble Causes saga as Image Comics' most dysfunctional superhero family returns for their last collection of adventures.
Collects NOBLE CAUSES #37-40

SAVAGE DRAGON: UNITED WE STAND TP
story, art & cover ERIK LARSEN 
AUGUST 18 
128 PAGES / FC 
$16.99
Collecting for the first time Savage Dragon's epic team up with Invincible, Spawn, ShadowHawk and Witchblade! When Solar Man decided it was time to take control of Earth, Savage Dragon gathered the most awe-inspiring show of force ever assembled to oppose him! All that, plus Dragon's search for his wife comes to its tragic conclusion. 
Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #139-144

BRIGADE # 3
story ROB LIEFELD
art & cover MARAT MYCHAELS & MATT YACKEY
variant cover ROB LIEFELD
AUGUST 25
32 PAGES / FC 
$2.99
CLASH OF TITANS!
Genocide and Battlestone stage a battle to the death in the streets on Los Angeles. Boone and Roman arrive onboard the alien mothership in order to sabotage the fleet!

THE BULLETPROOF COFFIN #3 (of 6)
story DAVID HINE & SHAKY KANE
art & cover SHAKY KANE
AUGUST 18
32 PAGES/FC
$3.99
Steve Nyman dons the costume of Coffin Fly to battle dinosaurs and Zombie Nam Vets on the Graveyard Planet. Meanwhile, in our insert Classic Comic, Ramona Queen of the Stone Age battles dinosaurs and Zombie Nam Vets… Realities collide in the story we just had to call “Dead Finks Walking!”
RETAILER WARNING: NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

CHEW #14
story JOHN LAYMAN
art & cover ROB GUILLORY 
AUGUST 25
32 PAGES / FC 
$2.99
“JUST DESSERTS,” Part Four
Cibopath showdown!
RETAILER WARNING: NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

COWBOY NINJA VIKING #9
story AJ LIEBERMAN
art & cover by RILEY ROSSMO
AUGUST 25
24 PAGES / FC
$3.99
Finger pointing. In-fighting. Double crosses. And the return of one Johann Blaq! The triplets’ mission couldn’t be going worse… Until their boat blows up and one of their own is revealed a traitor. Oh yeah, and the Viking's back! Only you’ll never believe where Duncan finds him…
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

DUST WARS #3 (of 3)
story CHRISTOPHER "MINK" MORRISON
art DAVIDE FABBRI
cover PAOLO PARENTE
AUGUST 11
32 PAGES / FC 
$2.99
“GUNTER VALLEY,” Part Three
TWISTORY STUDIOS presents PAOLO PARENTE'S pin-up girl & war machine universe like you have never seen. Issue #3 is the thrilling conclusion to the covert Allied mission to loot a castle deep behind enemy lines, and they inadvertently save the world from destruction. Meanwhile, Soviet Commander Koshka Rudinova and her well-armored KV-47 robot team are on the run after discovery by an Axis air patrol. Be sure not to miss the final of latest three-issue series from PAOLO PARENTE’s ever-growing DUST universe. This time, it's DUST WARS! 

DYNAMO 5: SINS OF THE FATHER #3 (of 5)
story JAY FAERBER
art JULIO BRILHA
cover MAHMUD A. ASRAR & RON RILEY
incentive cover ERIK LARSEN & RON RILEY
AUGUST 25
32 PAGES / FC
$3.99
More teenage Image heroes guest star as the fight against the alien menace continues. Meanwhile, Wraith gets a shocking look at his heritage.
Plus, in our exclusive back-up series, NOTORIOUS is targeted by the assassin Omerta!

ELEPHANTMEN #29
story RICHARD STARKINGS
art ANDRÉ SZYMANOWICZ & MARIAN CHURCHLAND
cover CAMILLA D'ERRICO
AUGUST 25
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50
“QUESTIONABLE THINGS,” Part Six 
Thanks to their associations with the Elephantmen, it seems that neither Vanity nor Miki are as safe as they thought they were.

HACK/SLASH: MY FIRST MANIAC #3 (of 4)
story TIM SEELEY
art DAN LEISTER & MARK ENGLERT
cover A TIM SEELEY & CARLOS BADILLA
cover B MIKE NORTON & NEI RUFFINO
AUGUST 11
32 PAGES / FC 
$3.50
Cassie has found a friend for the first time in her life! But there's more to Sarah than meets the eye. What is the secret behind the arcade game BLUD BUS? And what does it have to do with the kids who keep turning up dead in a cornfield? The story behind Cassie's first case gets twisted!

HAUNT #11
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art GREG CAPULLO & TODD MCFARLANE
cover Greg CAPULLO
AUGUST 4
32 PAGES/FC
$2.99
Before he died, Doctor Shillinger was working toward achieving the reanimation of dead tissue. Along the way he stumbled across something much more deadly. Now, what he discovered has been perfected -- and HAUNT must face his greatest threat yet!

INVINCIBLE #76
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover RYAN OTTLEY & FCO PLASCENCIA
AUGUST 18
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
THE VILTRUMITE WAR CONTINUES!
It’s all been leading up to this: Invincible vs. Thragg, one-on-one! It’s the fight to end all fights, and the fate of the entire universe hangs in the balance. Whatever you do, don’t miss this issue!

LADY ROBOTIKA #2
story JANE WIEDLIN & BILL MORRISON
art BILL MORRISON & TONE RODRIGUEZ
cover BILL MORRISON
AUGUST 18
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50
Lady Robotika is treated to a VIP tour of New Detroit Rock City, but it’s not the enlightened utopia it seems to be. Lady Robotika’s cyborg powers manifest themselves for the first time when a racial incident involving the cyborg slave population of Herron IV erupts during a command performance!
SEXY SCI-FI ACTION AND ROCK AND ROLL COLLIDE IN IMAGE’S LATEST HIT SERIES!

THE LIGHT #5 (of 5)
story NATHAN EDMONDSON
art & cover BRETT WELDELE
AUGUST 4
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"BURN OUT BRIGHT"
At the height of their desperation, and pursued by a violent killer, Coyle and Avery race from Portland to where the only hope that they have left lies: the largest power plant in the state.

META 4 #3 (of 5)
story & art TED McKEEVER
cover TED MCKEEVER & DANA MOORESHEAD
AUGUST 11
32 PAGES / BW
$3.50
The massively muscled woman Gasolina, having named the "space-man" Bzoma after a receipt found in his suit, assists the amnesiac astronaut in his journey of self-discovery, which is traveled down a road of bizarre nightmares, twisted romance and comedic insanity on the shady and weird streets of Coney Island.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

ORC STAIN #6
story JAMES STOKOE
art & cover JAMES STOKOE
AUGUST 25
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
“THROUGH MONDU PASS”
A daring escape puts fugitive orc One-Eye and his would be ransomer Bowie between a rock and a hard place. The Orc Tzar's continent-spanning mob hot on their heels, it seems the only option is to travel through Mondu Pass, the rumored home of an ancient implacable evil.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

SAVAGE DRAGON #163
story ERIK LARSEN
art & cover ERIK LARSEN
AUGUST 4 
32 PAGES / FC 
$3.50
“EMPEROR DRAGON,” Part One
Savage Dragon is dead. The Dragon has reverted to the man he was prior to being found in a burning field. Now he plans to take over this periled planet for himself! That puts him at odds with every being on the face of the earth, man or god! Enter: Thor -- the deadliest god of them all! And whichever one wins -- we lose! It all starts here: The most-savage saga yet!
PLUS the next in a series of TWISTED SAVAGE DRAGON FUNNIES!
This one’s by RACHEL FREIRE, featuring a 1950s style Dragon! Groovy!

SHADOWHAWK #4
story DAN WICKLINE
art TONE RODRIGUEZ
cover SZYMON KUDRANSKI
variant cover TONE RODRIGUEZ
AUGUST 4
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50
“RESURRECTION,” Part Four
The vigilante back from the dead versus the villain who can’t seem to die! The man called Atrocity is in police custody, but finding out who is under the mask is only the beginning of the mystery. The true motive behind the killing is revealed and it leads to the moment that ShadowHawk fans have been waiting for since he reclaimed the helmet.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

SPAWN #206
story WILL CARLTON
art SZYMON KUDRANSKI & TODD MCFARLANE
cover SZYMON KUDRANSKI
AUGUST 25
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
Jim is paid a visit by the biggest guest-star of all -- God. Jim’s ambitious attempts to discover his identity literally lead him to the pearly gates. Meanwhile, his celebrity status begins to take a toll on his relationships with those trying to help him, but he’s one step closer to finding the answers he’s looking for.

SWEETS #2 (of 5)
story KODY CHAMBERLAIN
art & cover KODY CHAMBERLAIN
AUGUST 18
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
A psychotic spree killer continues to terrorize New Orleans, but Detective Curt Delatte has already picked up his scent. To end the slaughter, Delatte must revisit a world he’d rather forget -- a dark world filled with pimps, hookers, snitches and bums.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

TRUE STORY, SWEAR TO GOD #13
story TOM BELAND
art & cover TOM BELAND
AUGUST 11
24 PAGES / BW
$3.50
It's the TMI issue as Tom talks about... VIAGRA. Everyone knows about the fun times you can have in separate bathtubs, with all that groovy music in the background. But no one knows about the horrible side effects -- and not just the four-hour one. Tune in and learn wayyy too much about TOM BELAND!

TURF #5 (of 5)
story JONATHAN ROSS
art & cover TOMMY LEE EDWARDS
1 in 20 variant cover by MICHAEL KALUTA
1 in 50 variant cover by DAVE GIBBONS
SEPTEMBER 29
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"THE BLOODFATHER" – SERIES CONCLUSION!
This is it. The final battle. The Vampire Family have swollen their ranks. Manhattan is nearly theirs. The cops have been transformed into a willing army of bloodthirsty footsoldiers. In the garden, the trees hang heavy with living victims, unwilling sacrifices, waiting to shed their life-blood onto the ancient and evil roots that feed The Old One -- The First Vampire -- The Bloodfather.
Former gang boss Eddie Falco -- no longer the man he once was -- in fact, no longer a man at all -- must lead his rag-tag army of reluctant heroes up against the might of their supernatural enemies.
But can Eddie trust that when the chips are down, his uneasy alliance between Samual Kane and his Uptown Racketeers, the half-human/half-vampire Dragonmir brothers and Squeed, the alien with a powerful secret locked onboard his ship -- will hold fast? Where will their loyalties lie in the final battle? It ain’t over 'til it’s over -- pulse-pounding blood-thirsty action from start to finish!
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

THE WALKING DEAD #76
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
AUGUST 11
32 PAGES / BW
$2.99
The conflict escalates.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BARON VON SHOCK? #4
story ROB ZOMBIE
art & cover DONNY HADIWIDJAJA & VAL STAPLES
AUGUST 25
32 PAGES / FC
$3.99
Leon's plans for the show take a turn for the worse when Valerie returns to Los Angeles.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

ARTIFACTS #2
story RON MARZ
art MICHAEL BROUSSARD
cover RYAN SOOK, JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
AUGUST 18
32 PAGES / FC / LIMITED SERIES
$3.99
The Event FIVE Years in the Making!
Thirteen mystical Artifacts will guide the fate of the world. Thirteen Artifacts will destroy the world. A mysterious being has taken Hope, the daughter of Sara Pezzini, the Witchblade bearer, and Jackie Estacado, the Darkness bearer; but his intent remains in shadow. As the two frantic parents search for their missing child, other players including Dani Baptiste, the Angelus bearer, Tom Judge, Magdalena and others are brought onto the board.
From Top Cow Universe architect Ron Marz (Witchblade, Angelus) and Top Cow superstar artist Michael Broussard (The Darkness) comes an event series, which will literally shake the Top Cow Universe to its foundation. Featuring a gorgeous cover by superstar artist Ryan Sook (Wednesday Comics) as well as a variant cover series featuring each of the 13 Artifact bearers by John Tyler Christopher (Witchblade).
Each issue will also feature a Top Cow Origin backup written by Marz and drawn by a superstar collection of artists.

ARTIFACTS #1 SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON BROUSSARD WRAPAROUND VARIANT COVER
story RON MARZ
art & cover MICHAEL BROUSSARD
32 PAGES / FC / CONVENTION EXCLUSIVE
$10.00
Get this stunning wraparound convention variant cover by series artist Michael Broussard, previously available exclusively at San Diego Comic-Con. Quantities are limited, allocations may occur.

THE DARKNESS: FOUR HORSEMEN #1
story DAVID HINE
art & cover JEFF WAMESTER
AUGUST 4
32 PAGES / FC / LIMITED SERIES
$3.99
The Darkest Tale of The Darkness Yet!
Jackie Estacado has known little fear since he inherited the power of The Darkness on his 21st birthday. But when an old mafia boss blackmails him to hunt down four fiendish bikers in the California desert, he will find that even The Darkness can know fear.
From David Hine (Batman: Arkham Asylum) and up-an-coming artist Jeff Wamester (RAZE).

THE DARKNESS #87
story PHIL HESTER
art SHELDON MITCHELL
cover DALE KEOWN
AUGUST 4
32 PAGES / FC / ONGOING SERIES
$2.99
The Darkest Tale of The Darkness Yet!
Just as the Brotherhood of The Darkness existed to serve the interests of The Darkness on Earth, another cult has existed in secret serving the needs of The Angelus on this world. Now armed with a legendary weapon crafted from the heart of a sun itself, a servant of the cult within Jackie’s inner circle moves to end the Estacado line once and for all.

MAGDALENA #1 ALBANY CON VARIANT COVER
story RON MARZ
art NELSON BLAKE II
cover MATT SMITH
FC / 32 PAGES / CONVENTION EXCLUSIVE
$10.00
Get this limited edition convention variant cover by Matt Smith (Doctor Who), previously available exclusively at Albany Comic Con. Quantities are limited, allocations may occur.

MAGDALENA #4
story RON MARZ
art NELSON BLAKE II
cover RYAN SOOK
AUGUST 18
32 PAGES / FC / ONGOING SERIES
$3.99
The Star of the Forthcoming Feature Film Gets Her Own Series!
Patience, the latest in a long line of The Magdalena, bearer of the Spear of Destiny, and Kristof, her mentor and Knight of Malta, continue to race around Europe hunting a demonic cult intent on bringing about the era of the Anti-Christ. With Patience doubting whether she will be able to fulfill her duty or not, the Church moves to ensure that their servant will do its will… even if that servant is not Patience.

MAGDALENA #1 C2E2 BLAKE WRAPAROUND VARIANT COVER
story RON MARZ
art & cover NELSON BLAKE II
32 PAGES / FC / CONVENTION EXCLUSIVE
$10.00
Get this limited edition convention variant cover by series artist Nelson Blake II, previously available exclusively at Albany Comic Con. Quantities are limited, allocations may occur.

WITCHBLADE: DUE PROCESS #1 ONE-SHOT
story PHIL SMITH
art & cover ALINA URUSOV
AUGUST 4
32 PAGES / FC / ONE-SHOT
$3.99
Sara has to make amends with an innocent man she sent to prison.
Before young Sara Pezzini was called to bear the Witchblade she made a horrible mistake that destroyed a man’s life. Today that man is being released from prison and has to put the pieces of his life back together. In order to protect his family, this desperate father made a deal with demonic forces, and now it is time to pay. When Sara tries to reach out and make her past wrong right, she's confronted by demonic forces. The stakes: a man's very soul. 
Written by Phil Smith (Trinity: Blood on the Sands) with art by Alina Urusov (X-23, Young Avengers).

WITCHBLADE #136 WASHINGTON DC COMICON JG JONES VARIANT COVER
story RON MARZ
art STJEPAN SEJIC
cover JG JONES
32 PAGES / FC / CONVENTION EXCLUSIVE
$10.00
Get this limited edition variant cover by master artist JG Jones (Wanted, Final Crisis), previously available exclusively at the Washington DC Comicon. Quantities are limited, allocations may occur.

VELOCITY #4
story RON MARZ
art & cover KENNETH ROCAFORT
AUGUST 25
32 PAGES / FC / LIMITED SERIES
$3.99
The Pilot Season Winner is Back!
The clock counts down to zero as the taut, pulse pounding series races to its conclusion. Carin Taylor, the hero known as Velocity, has been infected with a deadly techno-virus. Thus far she has been successful in saving most of her teammates from the same virus, but now the exertion is taking its toil and the fastest girl in the world may not be able to win this race. The issue concludes the creative collaboration of writer Ron Marz (Witchblade, Angelus) and artist Kenneth Rocafort (Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer).

ANGELUS #3 CALGARY EXPO STJEPAN SEJIC VARIANT COVER
story RON MARZ
art & cover STJEPAN SEJIC
32 PAGES / FC / CONVENTION EXCLUSIVE
Get this limited edition sketch variant cover by series artist Stjepan Sejic, previously available exclusively at Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo. Quantities are limited, allocations may occur.

WITCHBLADE: REDEMPTION VOLUME 1 TRADE PAPERBACK
story RON MARZ
art & cover STJEPAN SEJIC
AUGUST 25
176 PAGES / FC / TRADE PAPERBACK
$4.99
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In the aftermath of “War of the Witchblades,” Sara Pezzini must reclaim the full mantle of the Witchblade and come to terms with her dark actions. In this first volume of the “Redemption” trade line, readers are reintroduced to Sara; boyfriend and partner, Patrick Gleason; and the strange, supernatural world of the Witchblade. Fans are also re-introduced to Aphrodite IV, the emerald haired cyborg assassin.
This volume collects issues #131-135 by long time writer Ron Marz (Artifacts) and artistic partner Stjepan Sejic (Angelus) and is a perfect introductory volume for new readers. Also included in the volume is a cover gallery, behind the scenes sketches, designs, and more at a special introductory price point of $4.99 (only in comic shops)!

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