Dark Horse Comics Solicitations for December, 2010

Wed, September 22nd, 2010 at 8:28am PDT

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AGE OF REPTILES OMNIBUS VOLUME 1
Ricardo Delgado (W/A), James Sinclair (C), and Jim Campbell (C)
On sale Feb 9
FC, 400 pages
$24.99
TPB, 6” x 9”
When Ricardo Delgado—a prolific development and storyboard artist who has worked on such hit films as Men in Black, The Incredibles, WALL-E, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and the Matrix series—first set his sights on creating comics, he crafted an epic tale about the most unlikely cast of characters: dinosaurs. Since that first foray into the world of sequential art—which earned him an Eisner win for Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition—he has returned to his critically acclaimed Age of Reptiles again and again, each time crafting a captivating saga about his saurian subjects.
• This volume collects the long-out-of-print Age of Reptiles and Age of Reptiles: The Hunt, and the never-before-collected third series, Age of Reptiles: The Journey.
“Delgado once more proves that the age of great illustration is alive and well.”
—John Landis, Filmmaker, An American Werewolf in London, Michael Jackson’s Thriller

BALTIMORE: THE PLAGUE SHIPS #5 (of 5)
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Christopher Golden (W), Ben Stenbeck (A), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Dec 1
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
After a weird array of plague vampires attack them on the island shore, Vanessa suspects that Lord Baltimore may be damned after all.
• By award-winning, best-selling writers Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden.
• Terrifying vampire saga set in World War I.
• More Baltimore coming in 2011.
“I really enjoyed this book as a first experience with both a character and a setting that immediately drew me in. The tone of the writing perfectly matches the tone of the artwork and the two combine to create an instant impression of who Lord Henry Baltimore is, why the world he lives in has turned him into such a grim man, and how remarkable it is that he can still be so determined to carry out his hunt.” —Comics Alliance

BILLY THE KID’S OLD TIMEY ODDITIES AND THE GHASTLY FIEND OF LONDON #4 (of 4)
Eric Powell (W/A/Cover), Kyle Hotz (A/Cover), Dan Brown (C), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Dec 8
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Billy the Kid’s mission to stop Jack the Ripper comes to its explosive finish! In this issue, the Ripper kills people, the freaks look freaky, and Billy says something offensive. Don’t miss the conclusion to Eric Powell and Kyle Hotz’s weirdest tale yet!
• Goon backup story by Eric Powell!
• Powell’s The Goon was named the number-four essential indie comic by ugo.com!

B.P.R.D.: HELL ON EARTH—NEW WORLD #5 (of 5)
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Guy Davis (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Dec 8
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
As the shape-shifting baby monster implodes before their very eyes, the Bureau discover the real beast is feeding on grief and flesh for sustenance.
Written by Mike Mignola and John Arcudi and drawn by Eisner Award–winning artist Guy Davis (The Marquis).
“Davis is an absolute master of creepiness; he creates atmosphere almost effortlessly.” —Newsarama

Read the story from the start!
B.P.R.D.: PLAGUE OF FROGS VOLUME 1
Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Geoff Johns (W), Michael Avon Oeming (W/A), Guy Davis (A), Ryan Sook (A), and others
On sale Feb 2
FC, 408 pages
$34.99
HC, 7" x 10"
In 2001, Hellboy quit the B.P.R.D., leaving Abe Sapien to lead Liz Sherman and a bizarre roster of special agents in defending the world from occult threats, including the growing menace of the frog army, first spotted in Hellboy: Seed of Destruction.
Mike Mignola and Dark Horse present the complete Plague of Frogs saga, from Hollow Earth to King of Fear. This first book explores the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense after Hellboy’s departure, cracks open the secrets of Abe Sapien’s origin, and sets the war on frogs in motion.
• Mike Mignola teams with cowriters Christopher Golden (Baltimore), Geoff Johns (Blackest Night), Tom Sniegoski (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), and others for occult adventure drawn by Ryan Sook (X-Factor), Cameron Stewart (Seaguy), Scott Kolins (The Flash), and, making his Hellboy-universe debut, award-winning, longtime B.P.R.D. artist Guy Davis!
• This hardcover collection includes the first appearances of Lobster Johnson and Johann Kraus!
• Over 400 pages, collecting Hollow Earth, The Soul of Venice, and Plague of Frogs.

Joss Whedon writes the Season Eight Finale!
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #39
Joss Whedon (W), Scott Allie (W), Georges Jeanty (P/Cover), Andy Owens (I), Michelle Madsen (C), and Jo Chen (Cover)
On sale Dec 1
FC, 40 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
It’s war, and there will be casualties not soon forgotten as Buffy faces her most fearsome enemy.
Buffy creator Joss Whedon and series artist Georges Jeanty join forces for the most emotional issue to date as they approach the finale of Season Eight.
• The penultimate issue!
• Written by Joss Whedon!

CLASSIC ARCHIE CHARACTER #3: BETTY
On sale Mar 23
Limited to 950 numbered pieces
Packaged in its own tin box, with a pin-back button and character booklet
$49.95
Archie first appeared in Pep Comics #22 in 1941, followed closely by his own comic book series. 2011 marks the 70th Anniversary of Archie, and with Dark Horse poised to begin releasing the Archie Archives, we are proud to give the Archie family our signature Syroco-style treatment.
The third statuette in our series of five is Betty Cooper. Blond hair, blue eyes, very sweet, pretty, and earnest, Betty is always ready to have fun, especially when Archie is involved!

Epic adventure from the man who first brought Conan to comics!
CONAN: ROAD OF KINGS #1 (of 6)
Roy Thomas (W), Mike Hawthorne (P), John Lucas (I), Dave Stewart (C), Doug Wheatley (Cover), and Dale Keown (Cover)
On sale Dec 15
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
The pirate world is about to get 100 percent more savage as Conan and his crew of brigands ravage the seas in search of treasure and glory. But when the beautiful Olivia appears aboard one of the captured ships and starts speaking of prophetic dreams and king’s fortunes, Conan and his crew head in another direction—one that leads straight to the ROAD OF KINGS!
• Joined by artists Mike Hawthorne and John Lucas, and master scribe Roy Thomas returns to the pages of Conan in this first issue of a new era in the adventures of Conan!
• 100% Adventure from Dark Horse Comics!

COUSIN EERIE STATUE
On sale May 25
12.5" tall
Limited edition, packaged in full-color deluxe packaging with a certificate of authenticity, hand numbered on base
$149.99
We are shambling forward from our musty crypt with a fabulous companion piece to the Uncle Creepy statue—none other than his good pal Cousin Eerie. Is he a handsome guy or what?
Crafted by master sculptor Tony Cipriano, who coincidentally is often mistaken for Cousin Eerie when he makes convention appearances, this sinister-but-engaging statue is a genuine labor of love.
Be warned! No detail was suppressed. The statue captures Cousin Eerie warts and all …

DOCTOR SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #5
Jim Shooter (W), Roger Robinson (A), Agustin Alessio (A/C), Wes Dzioba (C), and Michael Komarck (Cover)
On sale Dec 29
FC, 40 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Doctor Solar, the Man of the Atom, is the greatest single power in existence. But Tanek Nuro, a ruthless global power broker, has acquired the key code to the operating system of the universe, and he means to change things. With no limit to Nuro’s monstrous ambition and only Doctor Solar in his way, a war of biblical proportions starts now. Also starting now, the origin saga of the Man of the Atom. How did a middle-aged man of science come to command the fires of creation?
Everything you know . . . and everything you didn’t . . . comes to the fore in this double-feature extravaganza not to be missed!
• Solar’s origin revealed!
• Two stories in one!

FEMINA AND FAUNA: THE ART OF CAMILLA D’ERRICO
Camilla d’Errico (W/A)
On sale Feb 23
FC, 112 pages
$22.99
HC, 8 1/2" x 11"
One of the brightest rising stars of pop surrealism returns to Dark Horse!
Camilla d’Errico is an artistic dynamo—a highly accomplished painter and comic-book artist as well as a clothing, product, and custom-toy designer. Her handiwork captivates admirers around the world, and some of her best-known creations are these, her studies of beautiful women and their animal companions. Playful and flamboyant, exotic and enigmatic, the women who inhabit these striking paintings embody a fascinating array of contradictions. They dwell in a fantastic world—a circus of color and impossibility—where nothing is quite as it seems.
Perfect for fans of pop art, fine art, manga, and anime, this deluxe hardcover is the largest collection of Camilla’s work to date!
• The largest and most comprehensive book of Camilla’s art ever published!
 • Camilla’s art has appeared in Hi-Fructose, Kid Robot, Juxtapoz, and in galleries around the world!
“Through her fiery nature, creative ability, and profound passion for her craft, Camilla d’Errico has become one of the best of her generation and a true inspiration.” —Format Magazine

FINDER: VOICE
Carla Speed McNeil (W/A)
On sale Feb 16
b&w, 208 pages
$19.99
TPB, 6” x 9”
What you find isn’t nearly as important as what finds you . . .
Since 1996, Finder has set the bar for science-fiction storytelling, with a lush, intricate world and compelling characters. Now, Carla Speed McNeil’s Eisner Award-winning series comes to Dark Horse with the original graphic novel Voice.
In a society defined by its intricate network of clans, Rachel Grosvenor has grown up an outcast, straddling worlds. Now, her quest for admission to a highly exclusive clan sends Rachel spiraling into the dark underbelly of Anvard and a paradox that holds the key to her future: How do you find a Finder?
• Rising star Carla Speed McNeil has been nominated for seventeen industry awards, winning five times, since 1998!
• Voice won the 2009 Eisner Award for Best Webcomic.
“Completely fascinating.” –Warren Ellis
“Finder is, bar none, the best SF comic being published today.” –Strange Horizons

THE GOON VOLUME 10: DEATH’S GREEDY COMEUPPANCE
Eric Powell (W/A) and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Feb 9
FC, 136 pages
$16.99
TPB, 7" x 10"
Celebrate ten years of The Goon with this collection of two hilarious Goon stories and the Buzzard miniseries! This volume includes the landmark tenth-anniversary special and the riotous (and silent) One-Shot Wonder issue, plus a poignant adventure of the immortal Buzzard, wandering a desolate land after his confrontation with the Zombie Priest. Filled with equal parts comedy and misfortune, this collection serves as both an epilogue to the Goon Year epic and the beginning of the next chapter in the story of Lonely Street’s tragic protector!
Five-time Eisner Award-winning series!
“Every panel [is] gorgeously detailed, like a Max Fleischer cartoon if Cthulu spat some sort of hellish bile all over it. Few artists can actually, truly justify the purchase of a comic through their art alone, but Powell is certainly one of them.”
—ign.com

Felicia Day’s The Guild returns!
THE GUILD: VORK
Felicia Day (W), Jeff Lewis (W), Richard Clark (I), Dave Stewart (C), Darick Robertson (P/Cover), and Gilbert Hernandez (Cover)
On sale Dec 22
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
One-shot
Hot off filming The Guild Season Four, Felicia Day returns to comics with five brand-new one-shots spotlighting the Knights of Good!
As leader of the Knights of Good, Vork rules with an iron spreadsheet. Having devoted his life to gaming and the pursuit of Goodness, he’s earned the nickname “Goody-Two-Greaves” within the game world, but there’s more to Vork than his guild knows. Written by Day and Vork himself—actor Jeff Lewis—this hilarious one-shot delves into the man behind the rule book!
“It’s not dissimilar to the tone of Joss Whedon at his best . . . Day makes one heck of a comic book writer.”
—Comic Book Resources
• Written by series creator Felicia Day and costar Jeff Lewis (Vork)!

David Lapham delivers gritty adventure!
KULL: THE HATE WITCH #2 (of 4)
David Lapham (W), Gabriel Guzman (P), Mariano Taibo (I), Dan Jackson (C), Tom Fleming (Cover), and Fabio Cobiaco (Cover)
On sale Dec 29
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
A series of murders has brought Valusia to the verge of rebellion!
If King Kull cannot defend the people of the Purple Kingdom from the awesome arcane powers of the evil witch Heka-La, then they’ll take his crown, and maybe his head in the process! With none of his allies to accompany him in his hunt for the witch, Kull must brave the one nation that hates him more than his own—Atlantis, whose memory is long and unforgiving. Kull must come face to face with his past and battle foes he once called friends if he is to find and destroy Heka-La and restore order to his kingdom!
• David Lapham (Stray Bullets) joins rising-star penciler Gabriel Guzman (Predators) in bringing you this brutal and barbaric chapter in the life of Kull the conqueror!

THE KUROSAGI CORPSE DELIVERY SERVICE VOLUME 12
Eiji Otsuka (W), Housui Yamazaki (A), and Bunpei Yorifuji (Cover)
On sale Feb 9
b&w, 224 pages
$11.99
TPB, 5" x 7"
Second Death! Two bodies found in the woods—one not quite departed, the other horribly mutilated—lead the Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service to investigate a private online community. The virtual world offers you the chance to do all kinds of things in simulation that you couldn’t do in life . . . but are you sure everyone playing is still alive?
• Nominated for an Eagle Award and the only manga nominated for Amazon.com’s Best Book Covers of 2009!
• The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service is a focus title of Dark Horse’s new Blood and Guts promotional campaign.
“I was sold by the first few pages . . . it's a lot of fun. It’s a warped Saturday morning cartoon for grown-ups.”—David Welsh, Comic World News

The prelude to the highly anticipated horror film Let Me In!
LET ME IN: CROSSROADS #1 (of 4)
Marc Andreyko (W), Patric Reynolds (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Sean Phillips (Covers)
On sale Dec 8
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Being forced to spend eternity as a vampire—trapped in the mind and body of a child, with slaughter the only recourse for survival—is torture enough. But when Abby finds herself faced with a ruthless real-estate tycoon willing to do anything to get at the property she and her caretaker call home, far more monstrous torments await. In a small community torn apart by vicious men who are consumed by greed, wrath, and envy, she will learn which deadly sin is truly deadliest.
Taking you even deeper into a tragic world of sophisticated horror with Let Me In: Crossroads, a chilling prelude to the highly anticipated film Let Me In.
• The official prelude to Cloverfield director Matt Reeves’ highly anticipated horror film starring Chloe Moretz (Kick-Ass).
• An essential part of the Let Me In experience.
• Featuring a regular cover and a foil-enhanced photo variant cover!

LITTLE LULU VOLUME 26: THE FEUD AND OTHER STORIES
John Stanley (W/A) and Irving Tripp (A)
On sale Feb 16
FC, 200 pages
$14.99
TPB, 6” x 9”
Cartoon virtuosos John Stanley and Irving Tripp continue their incredible streak on Little Lulu, one of the touchstones of American comics. Never short of brilliant new plots and deft character comedy, the duo bring laughs by the wagonload as Lulu outsmarts a truant officer and makes the gang look foolish with her camera, Tubby eats his way through the Sunset Diner’s menu, the fellers’ camping trip wakes the whole neighborhood, and Alvin takes over Lulu and Tubby’s classroom, a magic show, piano lessons, and everything else he touches.
• Continuing Dark Horse’s reprints of Little Lulu, with #130 through #135 in their original full color!
• 2010 Eisner nominee for Best Humor Publication.

“METAL MOB” CONCLUDES!
MAGNUS ROBOT FIGHTER #4
Jim Shooter (W), Bill Reinhold (A), Wes Dzioba (C), and Raymond Swanland (Cover)
On sale Dec 8
FC, 40 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
If you hunt and kill a man, it’s murder, but what if it’s a robot with advanced artificial intelligence? To Magnus, that’s murder, too. The Metal Mob’s Capo Andronicus runs a “safari” racket patronized by the idle rich, who pay to track sentient Q-ROBs deep in the lawless Goph Lands. Tonight’s prey: Q-ROB Steelhammer. Even though Steelhammer is a blood-soaked human killer, Magnus cannot allow him to be hunted like an animal. Interfering with the hunt makes Magnus prey as well . . . dangerous game, indeed. Magnus confronts the Boss of all Bosses, Timur, in a battle for the ages!
“This is what we love about comics: non-stop, kick-ass action.” —Comic Attack
“Magnus offers a Silver Age tone with enough modern storytelling sensibility to not stick out as being hokey or dated.” —IGN

FIGHT FOR THE FUTURE!
MIGHTY SAMSON #1
Jim Shooter (W), Patrick Olliffe (A/Cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Raymond Swanland (Cover)
On sale Dec 1
FC, 48 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Five-hundred years after the end of the world, amid the ruins of a once-great city scourged by mutated monsters, marauders, and savage subhuman predators, the primitive N’Yark tribe ekes out a meager, fragile existence. But from among them rises a champion, gifted with prodigious strength—a warrior who can strike dead the most fearsome beast and stand alone against an army. Singlehandedly, he holds at bay the ravaging barbarian hordes of Jerz, thwarting the dark ambitions of beautiful, ruthless Queen Terra. At stake is the future of the world. Mighty Samson is the last, best hope of humankind.
For the first time in a quarter century, Mighty Samson returns to comics, reimagined by legendary writer Jim Shooter and illustrated by Patrick Olliffe (Untold Tales of Spider-Man, Spider-Girl, 52).
• This bonus-sized first issue includes the very first Mighty Samson story from 1964!

HOT RAILS TO HELL!
METALOCALYPSE/DETHKLOK #3 (of 3)
Brendon Small (W), Jon Schnepp (W/Cover), Jeremy Barlow (W), Lucas Marangon (A), and Eric Powell (Cover)
On sale Dec 29
FC, 40 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Dethklok have constructed the ultimate concert venue, the DethTrain—three stories high and eight car lanes wide, requiring a small nation’s worth of manpower and materials to build. But a deadly ghost haunts the iron leviathan, murdering its way toward the band and giving Dethklok’s adversary, the Blues Devil, another shot at claiming their souls. Evil rides the rails, turning a killer live show into a one-way trip to hell!
• Based on the popular Adult Swim animated series Metalocalypse. Season 3 resumes in September! Brutal!
• Stories by series creator/writer Brendon Small and series director/designer Jon Schnepp! Brutaler!
• Variant cover by The Goon creator Eric Powell! Brutalest!

MYSPACE DARK HORSE PRESENTS VOLUME 6
Jaime Hernandez (W/A), Gabriel Bá (W/A), Art Baltazar (W/A), Stan Sakai (W/A), Ron Chan (A), Frank Stockton (W/A), and others
On sale Feb 9
FC, 168 pages
$19.99
TPB, 7" x 10"
All good things must come to an end, so here we are at the final volume of MySpace Dark Horse Presents. But to alleviate your pain, volume 6 is jam packed with a roster of the greatest writers and artists in comics today, joined by the brightest stars of tomorrow!
With contributions from heavy hitters like Mac Walters, Jackie Kessler, Jaime Hernandez, Stan Sakai, Evan Dorkin, Hilary Barta, Mark Crilley, Art Baltazar, Scott Morse, Andi Watson, Ron Chan, Simon Spurrier, Christopher Mitten, and so, so many more, MDHP Volume 6 is everything you love about comics distilled into one fantastic anthology.
• Collects MySpace Dark Horse Presents #31–#36, and “Brody’s Ghost: The Midnight Train” from MDHP #30.
• This may be the last volume, but no tears! You can’t keep the future of comics down, so look for more Dark Horse Presents announcements soon!

Hack/Slash creator Tim Seeley makes his Dark Horse debut!
THE OCCULTIST
Tim Seeley (W), Victor Drujiniu (P), Jason Gorder (I), Andrew Dalhouse (C), Guy Davis (Cover), and Steve Morris (Cover)
On sale Dec 15
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
One-shot
When a mysterious book of powerful spells binds itself to him, the fact that Rob’s life has been falling apart doesn’t seem like such a big deal. What do his girlfriend leaving him or his mountain of debt matter when mystics and demons are overrunning the town in search of the book—and him? To survive, Rob must learn to control the book’s unpredictable magic, while his life slips even further out of control.
• Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash) brings his rare mix of humor, horror, and heroes to the latest creation from company founder Mike Richardson.
• Character design by Guy Davis!

OH MY GODDESS! VOLUME 17
Kosuke Fujishima (W/A)
On sale Feb 23
b&w, 256 pages
$11.99
TPB, 5 1/8" x 7 3/16"
Ever since a cosmic phone call brought the literal young goddess Belldandy into college student Keiichi’s residence, his personal life has been turned upside down, sideways, and sometimes even into strange dimensions!
Peorth returns to Earth to try to reverse the slowdown of universal time at its source—the demon boy whose mysterious obsession with a goddess is literally bringing the world to a halt! What is the secret of his link with Belldandy—a link Belldandy is not allowed to remember?
• Plus your fan art and letters, and more commentary by Kosuke Fujishima on the early days of the Oh My Goddess! series!
• Oh My Goddess! is the longest-running manga in the U.S.!

ROBERT E. HOWARD’S SAVAGE SWORD #1
Marc Andreyko (W), Mark Finn (W), Roy Thomas (W), Paul Tobin (W), Tim Bradstreet (A), Robert Atkins (A), Tim Conrad (A), Barry Windsor-Smith (A), Esad Ribic (Cover), and others
On sale Dec 22
FC, 80 pages
$7.99
Ongoing
Continuing our tradition of bringing Robert E. Howard’s incomparable characters to life, Dark Horse is proud to present the inaugural issue of Robert E. Howard’s Savage Sword!
Each eighty-page, perfect-bound issue will showcase the exploits of Howard’s heroes in new comic adventures and restored reprints of classic tales, and include a wide range of bonus material too! Some of these characters have never before appeared in comics—you’ll see them here first, folks! Featuring the work of industry legends and today’s top talent and hottest rising stars, this is a can’t-miss series for fans of action-packed adventure comics!
• Featured in this issue: Paul Tobin (Spider-Man & the Secret Wars), Wellinton Alves (Nova), Marc Andreyko (Manhunter), Robert Atkins (G.I. Joe), Tim Bradstreet (Punisher), Barry Windsor Smith (Conan), and more!
• Inaugural issue of a brand-new anthology series!
• Includes Roy Thomas, Tim Conrad, and Barry Windsor-Smith’s acclaimed Savage Sword of Conan epic, “Worms of the Earth,” recolored and reprinted in its entirety!

THE SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN VOLUME 9
Michael Fleisher (W), John Buscema (P), Val Mayerik (P), Pablo Marcos (P), Ernie Chan (I), Vince Colletta (I), and Rudy Nebres (I)
On sale Feb 2
b&w, 500 pages
$19.99
TPB, 7" x 10"
Conan has his hands full in this set of era-defining stories by Michael Fleisher, John Buscema, Ernie Chan, Pablo Marcos, and other familiar talents! In these pages, the Cimmerian faces a demigod who wields the awesome powers of the leopard, three deadly dwarves, a siren with an army of undead pirates, and the return of the Devourer of Souls! Plus, fan-favorite stories “The Blood Ruby of Death,” in which a priceless gem turns even the staunchest allies into enemies, and “When a God Lives,” where the theft of a seemingly harmless statue unleashes the ancient, arcane energies of a god whose only goal is to destroy Conan!
• Over 500 jam-packed pages of adventure, betrayal, and revenge!
• This volume collects The Savage Sword of Conan #94 to #101, complete with covers, frontispieces, backup stories, and pinups from each issue!

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: BOBA FETT AND THE SHIP OF FEAR
Jeremy Barlow (W), Daxiong (A), and Sean McNally (Cover)
On sale Feb 2
FC, 80 pages
$7.99
TPB, 5 1/4” X 7 1/2”
The wreck of the Reverie, a four-hundred-year-old abandoned luxury liner is rumored to house an ancient relic of immense value. When Boba comes into possession of a map revealing the ship’s current whereabouts, he sets his sights on the prize. But he’s not alone—two bounty-hunting brothers with a grudge against Fett are now on his trail, hoping to win the treasure for themselves. But, neither Boba nor the brothers are prepared for what else is lurking within the creepy corridors of the forsaken Reverie . . .
• An original Boba Fett graphic novel for all ages!
The of Fett continues!

STAR WARS: KNIGHT ERRANT—AFLAME #3 (of 5)
John Jackson Miller (W), Ivan Rodriguez (P/I), Belardino Brabo (I), Marcio Loezer (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Joe Quinones (Cover)
On sale Dec 8
FC, 40 pages
$2.99
Miniseries
Amidst Sith-on-Sith violence, lone Jedi Kerra Holt persists with her near-broken mission!
Trapped behind enemy lines and still eager to follow through with help for the oppressed miners on Chelloa, Kerra strikes out on her own to rid the galaxy of at least one Sith Lord. But she’s still incredibly green and ruled too much by her strong feelings, and keeping her plan on track might prove to be too much for the young Jedi . . .
• Follow this young Jedi heroine through an unchartered era of Star Wars.
• Kerra Holt’s adventure continues in John Jackson Miller’s Knight Errant novel from Del Rey.

The final chapter of Legacy begins here!
STAR WARS: LEGACY—WAR #1 (of 6)
John Ostrander (W), Jan Duursema (P/Cover), Dan Parsons (I), and Brad Anderson (C)
On sale Dec 15
FC, 40 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Darth Krayt has returned from the “dead,” stronger, more evil, and more determined than ever to crush the galaxy under his heel. With Emperor Roan Fel’s Imperials, the Galactic Alliance, the Jedi, and even some of his own Sith followers arrayed against him, Krayt would seem overmatched—but his enemies have not reckoned with the power of the dark side!
If Cade Skywalker was ever going to run from his legacy, now would be the time!
• Featuring Cade Skywalker!
• John Ostrander and Jan Duursema return to Legacy!

The concluding issue of Blood of the Empire!
STAR WARS: THE OLD REPUBLIC #6—BLOOD OF THE EMPIRE Part 3 (of 3)
Alexander Freed (W), Dave Ross (P), Mark McKenna (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Benjamin Carré (Cover)
On sale Dec 1
FC, 40 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
Teneb Kel is only steps behind his prey, the emperor’s apprentice, when light is finally shed on her dark plans. The foundling Sith Lord must find and face her one last time to uncover the secret behind her betrayal . . .
• Major events and characters from LucasArts and BioWare’s soon-to-be-released massive multiplayer online game!
• Written by Alexander Freed, a senior writer of the game!

STAR WARS OMNIBUS: A LONG TIME AGO. . . .VOLUME 3
Chris Claremont (W), Michael Fleisher (W), Archie Goodwin (W), David Michelinie (W), Walter Simonson (P), Al Williamson (P), Tom Palmer (I), and others
On sale Feb 16
FC, 480 pages
$24.99
TPB, 6" x 9"
Return to the great adventures of your youth, or discover a part of the Star Wars saga you never knew existed. From 1977 to 1986, Marvel Comics produced monthly Star Wars comics. This was when the continuity for that galaxy far, far away was still brand new, when almost anything could happen—and often did!
• This third volume of Star Wars Omnibus: A Long Time Ago. . . . collects issues #50–#67 of the Marvel run—nearly five hundred pages of action and adventure at a bargain price!
• Stories from the classic era of the original Star Wars films!

TIM BURTON VINYL FIGURES
On sale Feb 16
Robot Boy Vinyl Figure
7.5" tall, packaged in a full-color window box
$29.99
Pin Cushion Queen Vinyl Figure
9" tall, packaged in a full-color window box
$29.99
We continue our line of vinyl figures based on the characters from Tim Burton’s book The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories.
This month we bring you Robot Boy, who carries his spare parts under a hinged, domed lid, and the Pin Cushion Queen, who rules her kingdom from a pink and pin-filled throne. These large-size vinyl figures reflect all of the nuance and detail of our past, smaller models.

USAGI YOJIMBO #134
Stan Sakai (W/A)
On sale Dec 22
b&w, 24 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
The rabbit ronin Usagi gets caught in the middle of the latest scam from the master thief Kitsune in a tale of double—and triple—crosses!
Kitsune’s got a good con going: she’s been making a mint selling oil and falsely claiming it comes from the toads of Mt. Tsukuba, which are said to have extraordinary healing powers. But too much of a good con can be a bad thing, and before long Kitsune’s partners want a bigger cut of the profits, or else! When Usagi tries to intervene, he’s plunged into a web of lies even his best intentions won’t be able to unravel!
• Usagi Yojimbo was included in Paste magazine’s Best Graphic Novels of the Decade!
• The done-in-one standalone story is a great jumping on issue for new readers!
“It’s no wonder Usagi Yojimbo has a fan base that stretches from children to adults. It is highly recommended for anyone who likes comics, fun and craziness.”
–Broken Frontier

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