Dark Horse Comics Solicitations for February, 2011

Thu, November 11th, 2010 at 6:42am PST | Updated: November 11th, 2010 at 7:22am

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CBR News Team, Editor

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THE ADVENTURES OF DR. MCNINJA: NIGHT POWERS
Chris Hastings (W/A), Benito Cereno (W), and Les McClaine (P)
On sale Apr 20
FC, 232 pages
$19.99
TPB, 7" x 10"
What's better than an evil unicorn motorcycle, monster gang wars, a tennis match against a god of destruction, and bandidos on velociraptors?
…Yeah, we couldn't think of anything, either!
Award-winning cartoonist Chris Hastings teams up with Dark Horse Books to bring his smash-hit webcomic to print with the first three full-color story arcs of Dr. McNinja, as well as an exclusive-to-print story by Benito Cereno and Les McClaine.
• Collects "Monster Mart," "Death Volley," and "Doc Gets Rad" (previously published at www.drmcninja.com), and the new, exclusive-to-print story "Winter Wonderdome."
• Drmcninja.com receives up to 200,000 unique visitors on update days.

ARCHIE ARCHIVES VOLUME 1
Various (W/A)
On sale Apr 13
FC, 160 pages
$49.99
HC, 7" x 10"
Dark Horse Comics and Archie Comics Publications are thrilled to present Archie Archives!
Seventy years ago, a small independent comics publisher in New York introduced a new kind of character to comics fans. He wasn't a superhero or a warrior, neither a spaceman, nor a villain—he was Archie Andrews, the red headed teenaged "everyman" we all grew up with! Volume 1 of the Archie Archives series shines the spotlight on young Mr. Andrews's earliest adventures on the streets of Riverdale, from the budding romances he shares with Betty Cooper and Veronica Lodge, to his anxious antics at Riverdale High and all the trouble he's caused along the way!
• Collects all of the first appearances of Archie Andrews from Pep and Jackpot Comics, through Pep #31 and Jackpot #8.

BETTIE PAGE 16 OZ. PINT GLASS SET
On sale May 25
4-pack, 16 oz. glasses
$19.99
We're putting the glamour back into glassware!
Our favorite 1950s bombshell, Bettie Page, has added to her fashionable list of accessories with this high-quality boxed set of heavy-duty glasses.
What can we say? It's just another classy item from Dark Horse Deluxe. This joins our stellar array of fine Bettie Page collectibles.

From the pages of Hellboy!
B.P.R.D.: HELL ON EARTH—GODS #2 (of 3)
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Guy Davis (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Ryan Sook (Cover)
On sale Feb 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Monsters overrunning the American southwest, a volcano in Houston burning in the night, and a group of outcasts with a prophetic leader; prove to be great threats to a struggling bureau.
• Introducing a pivotal new character!
• Learn the origin of the Hyperborean shaman!
"Simply put, if you aren't reading B.P.R.D. . . . you're making a mistake."
–Comics Alliance

BORIS KARLOFF TALES OF MYSTERY ARCHIVES VOLUME 5
Dick Wood (W) and various (A)
On sale Apr 13
FC, 240 pages
$49.99
HC, 6 5/8" x 10 3/16"
Scientists fend off terrifying monsters; an ancient, reptilian alien uses a most unexpected disguise to leech the life force of a Caribbean village; and a secret experiment engulfs a sleepy town. If it sounds too fantastic to be true, it can only be happening under the steely gaze of the legendary Boris Karloff!
A collaboration with some of the most electrifying comics creators of the sixties and seventies, Tales of Mystery is a swirling vortex of creativity, suspense, and horror.
• Contains issues #25–#32, originally published from March 1969 to November 1970.
• Features introductions by film legend Christopher Lee, and singer/songwriter Frank Sinatra Jr.!

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
On sale May 25
Lunch Box
Full-color, embossed metal, 8" x 7" x 3 3/4"
$14.99
Pint Glass Set
4-pack, 16 oz. glasses
$19.99
After the end of the television series, Dark Horse and creator Joss Whedon teamed up to keep Sunnydale's favorite daughter alive and well in comic-book format.
We have delved into the rich archive of Jo Chen's award-winning cover art to bring you the latest in our line of acclaimed accoutrements—a shiny new Buffy lunch box and a four-pack of 16 oz. glasses!

CHRONICLES OF CONAN VOLUME 21: BLOOD OF THE TITAN AND OTHER STORIES
Michael Fleisher (W), Larry Yakata (W), Roy Thomas (W), Bob Camp (P), John Buscema (P), Gary Kwapisz (P), and others
On sale Apr 20
FC, 224 pages
$17.99
TPB, 7" x 10"
Only one man has called Conan "Little Man" and lived to tell the tale—Fafnir of the red beard, friend of Conan, brawler, and general tavern body, makes his triumphant return to action in this volume of The Chronicles of Conan, and none too soon! Conan will need all the allies he can muster if he is to survive a witch that commands a demon arm, a man-mountain known as Gargantax, and a crafty immortal who would remain that way at all costs! But will helping Conan be a one-way ticket to the afterlife for Fafnir and the rest of Conan's allies?
• This volume collects Conan the Barbarian issues #160 to #167 and Conan the Barbarian Annual #7, now with new colors, an insightful foreword, and new art by Ernie Chan!
• Featuring a King Conan story by Roy Thomas and John Buscema!
• Ernie Chan answers the age-old question, "Who would win in a fight, Conan or Kull?"

CLASSIC ARCHIE CHARACTER #5: REGGIE
On sale May 25
5" tall
Limited to 550 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 seventieth anniversary of Archie.
The final character in our series is Riverdale's resident rapscallion, Reggie Mantle. Working his snarky way toward a degree in lounge lizardom, forever competing with Archie for the girls, Reggie is a central figure in the timeless tale of teenage life that is Archie.

Roy Thomas returns to Conan!
CONAN: ROAD OF KINGS #3 (of 6)
Roy Thomas (W), Mike Hawthorne (P), John Lucas (I), Dave Stewart (C), and Doug Wheatley (Cover)
On sale Feb 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
When Conan finds a nice out-of-the-way tavern to leave his female companion, Olivia, for a few hours, he imagines she'll be safe under the watchful eye of the dancing wench he paid to watch her. Unfortunately, Olivia has a big mouth when she's drinking and news that she's royalty turns the safe oasis into a watery death trap—seeing as how the tavern is conveniently situated over the top of an underground lake that is home to a prehistoric water dragon! Join legendary Conan scribe Roy Thomas and artists extraordinaire Mike Hawthorne and John Lucas in part 3 of the epic tale Conan: Road of Kings!
• Painted covers by Doug Wheatley.
• Conan: Road of Kings is the lead title in Dark Horse's ongoing Robert E. Howard campaign.

CONAN VOLUME 10: IRON SHADOWS IN THE MOON
Timothy Truman (W), Tomás Giorello (P), José Villarubia (C), and Cary Nord (Cover)
On sale May 11
FC, 144 pages
$17.99
TPB, 7" x 10"
On sale Apr 13
FC, 144 pages
$24.99
HC, 7" x 10"
On the run from the army of Turan, Conan and fellow fugitive Olivia hide out on a small island in the Vilayet Sea. They soon find themselves stalked by an unseen terror in the jungles and threatened by a group of pirates belonging to the Red Brotherhood, which is led by Conan's sworn enemy—Sergius of Koth! However, those may be the least of Conan's concerns, because when the moon rises on this island, the ruins of a lost civilization stir and an ancient, deadly curse awakens! Conan will be pushed to his limits as he and Olivia fight to survive!
• Collects Conan the Cimmerian issues #22-#25, plus the Weight of the Crown one-shot with its MySpace Dark Horse Presents short-story prologue.
• This collection completes the epic Dark Horse series Conan the Cimmerian.
• Features a foreword by series writer Timothy Truman and an afterword by Robert E. Howard biographer and genre writer Mark Finn!

DOCTOR SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #6
Jim Shooter (W), Roger Robinson (P/I), Agustin Alessio (P/I), Wes Dzioba (C), and Michael Komarck (Cover)
On sale Feb 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
With his beloved Gail's life hanging in the balance, the Man of the Atom faces his archenemy Nuro's Nuclear Ninja—warriors skilled in the arts of stealth, deception . . . and death. It's martial-arts mayhem on a cosmic scale! Plus, the astonishing origin of the Man of the Atom continues! In the searing ergozone of a black hole, all of time and space is laid bare to Dr. Phillip Solar. World War III is imminent. So is the death of his eleven-year-old sister . . . If only he could do something! But maybe he can . . .
• Industry legend Jim Shooter returns to the character he redefined in the 1990s to overwhelming sales and critical success.
• Part of a major launch of new related titles, including Magnus, Robot Fighter; Turok, Son of Stone; Mighty Samson; and Doctor Spektor.
• This issue contains multiple tales, including the continuing origin tale of the Man of the Atom.

DOMO
On sale Apr 6
Domo Qee Mystery Figures Series 3 Display Case
2" Qee, mystery boxed, 15 figures
$134.85
On sale May 25
Domo Lunch Box
$14.99
Dark Horse is proud to continue bringing you an exciting new series of creative designs for our little pal Domo, who continues to enjoy the "Qee" treatment from our collaborators at Hong Kong's Toy2R!
Their popular 2" Qee minifigures, appearing in stores and galleries worldwide, have proven to be a great fit for this character, and collectors and retailers seem to just want more. As before, chase figures are being produced with common figures. There will be a total of fifteen different versions, with varied levels of scarcity.
• Join Domo and his friends for lunch why don't ya! Your lunch is bound to taste better than ever with this shiny new Domo lunch box!

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Chloe Moretz!
EMILY THE STRANGE VOLUME 3: THE 13TH HOUR
Rob Reger (W) and Buzz Parker (A)
On sale Apr 27
FC, 96 pages
$19.99
TPB, 7" x 10"
We all know Emily the Strange is the world's weirdest thirteen-year-old, but do you have any idea how that came to be? Would you believe that Emily wasn't always the curious and confident stranger we know today? For any girl, a thirteenth birthday is a big deal, and that's doubly true for Emily. Emily doesn't know it yet, but a surprise gift from a long-lost aunt is more than just a family heirloom—it also holds the key to unlocking the mystery of her lineage and the secrets of her fate!
• In 2011 Emily will become a full-fledged rock star to international audiences when Virgin Records releases her first-ever rock ‘n' roll CD!
• In addition to Dark Horse's long-running comic-book series, Emily is also the subject of three young-adult novels published by HarperCollins!

Introduction by Neil Gaiman!
EVELYN EVELYN
Amanda Palmer (W), Jason Webley (W), and Cynthia von Buhler (A)
On sale Mar 23
FC, 160 pages
$24.99
HC, 8" x 7"
Being a wholly true and accurate account of the tragic events surrounding the extraordinary lives of Evelyn Evelyn, a darling but unfortunate pair of conjoined twins. Including such noteworthy incidents as: the bizarre circumstances of their birth and subsequent bereavement; shocking encounters with depraved gentlemen; the acquisition and loss of loyal friends; and the terrible fate of Elephant Elephant; and concluding with the conjoined sisters' rise to international fame as Internet celebrities, as told by the inimitably eloquent Amanda Palmer and Jason Webley and illustrated in lifelike detail and color by Cynthia von Buhler! This lavish book set features an insightful introduction by renowned storyteller Neil Gaiman.
• Evelyn Evelyn is an elegant set of two hardbound volumes nestled within a single slipcover—a perfect gift for any lover of the exquisite, the eccentric, and the grotesque.
• Release corresponds with Palmer/Webley music album Evelyn Evelyn.
• World-renowned musicians Amanda Palmer and Jason Webley make their comics debut!

FLASH GORDON COMIC-BOOK ARCHIVES VOLUME 3
Bill Pearson (W), Joe Gill (W), Pat Boyette (P), Jeff Jones (P), and Reed Crandall (P)
On sale Apr 27
FC, 204 pages
$49.99
HC, 6 5/8" x 10 3/16"
The champion of all Mongo returns in this new volume of classic comics stories! Flash Gordon Comic Book Archives Volume 3 reprints the full run of Flash Gordon stories originally published by Charlton Comics in the late 1960s, and with these amazing tales of outer-space adventure, Flash has quite a fight on his hands! Featuring eye-popping artwork from such comics luminaries as Jeff Jones and Pat Boyette, this new wave in the history of Flash Gordon promises thrills, excitement, and touches of wry comedy! Strange creatures, fantastic planetscapes, intense action—everything you love about Flash Gordon!
• Reprints the complete run of Flash Gordon comic books #12–#18, released by Charlton Comics in the late 1960s.
• Thrilling artwork by legendary creators Pat Boyette and Jeff Jones!

HELLBOY: THE SLEEPING AND THE DEAD #2 (of 2)
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Scott Hampton (A), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Feb 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Hellboy is trapped in a dark basement littered with bones and small coffins, and the only way out is through the floating creature of death!
For the first time, Mike Mignola teams up with artist Scott Hampton (Batman, The Sandman Presents: Lucifier) for this gothic tale.
• Classic vampire horror!
• The exciting conclusion!

First King Conan miniseries!
KING CONAN: THE SCARLET CITADEL #1 (of 4)
Tim Truman (W), Tomás Giorello (A), José Villarrubia (C), Darick Robertson (Cover), and Gerald Parel (Cover)
On sale Feb 23
FC, 40 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
A thrilling new era begins, as Dark Horse launches its first miniseries devoted entirely to the trials and exploits of Robert E. Howard's King Conan! Timothy Truman, Tomás Giorello, and José Villarrubia—the monthly team behind the critically acclaimed Conan the Cimmerian run—jump many years forward in the barbarian's life to a time when he's already crowned himself ruler of Aquilonia, as they adapt the beloved King Conan story, "The Scarlet Citadel." With covers by fan-favorite Darick Robertson, this fast-paced, standalone miniseries is sure to please fans of breathtaking artwork and edge-of-your-seat adventure—and it's a great introduction to Howard's tales of King Conan!
• The creative team behind the Conan the Cimmerian run launches Dark Horse's King Conan series!
• Covers by fan-favorite Darick Robertson!
• A thrilling adaptation of one of Robert E. Howard's most beloved Conan stories!
"Tomás Giorello and José Villarrubia's art is so great here that it's the ultimate selling point . . . it's just beautiful."
—Comic Book Resources

Follow Kull into the heart of Atlantis!
KULL: THE HATE WITCH #4 (of 4)
David Lapham (W), Gabriel Guzman (P), Mariano Taibo (I), Dan Jackson (C), Tom Fleming (Cover), and Fabio Cobiaco (Cover)
On sale Feb 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Kull's pursuit of the black-hearted witch Heka-La—a shady character from his past who threatens to destroy mankind—will bring the fierce warrior to the brink. Having traversed the deadly terrain of Atlantis, Kull must retain his strength to kill the Hate Witch and her band of wraiths prior to returning to the City of Wonders—the Mighty Valusia—before it's overcome by war.
• From Stray Bullets creator David Lapham!
• From Robert E. Howard, creator of Conan!
• Witness barbarian King Kull in a bloody showdown!

An essential part of the Let Me In experience.
LET ME IN: CROSSROADS #3 (of 4)
Marc Andreyko (W), Patric Reynolds (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Sean Phillips (Cover)
On sale Feb 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
The body count is rising fast in the sleepy little town Abby and Thomas call home—but this time, they're not the ones responsible! Desperate times have led to very desperate measures for someone very close to them, forcing Abby to make a life-changing decision.
• The official prelude to Cloverfield director Matt Reeves' highly anticipated horror film starring Chloe Moretz (Kick-Ass).
• Written by Marc Andreyko (Manhunter), with art by Patric Reynolds (Serenity) and covers by Sean Phillips (Criminal).
Featuring a regular cover and a foil-enhanced photo variant cover!

MASS EFFECT: EVOLUTION #2 (of #4)
Mac Walters (W), John Jackson Miller (W), Omar Francia (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), Massimo Carnevale (Cover), and Joe Quinones (Cover)
On sale Feb 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Mass Effect 2 lead writer Mac Walters reveals humanity's first wondrous and deadly excursion into the Milky Way, shedding light on the most mysterious figure in Mass Effect—the Illusive Man!
Whether born of human curiosity or arrogance, mankind's first steps onto the galactic stage have ignited a war with the alien turians. Although the end of hostilities is in sight, one man's fight is just beginning. It will take him far beyond the realms of human knowledge, into conflict with some of the most notorious villains in Mass Effect—a story exclusive to these comics!
• The secret origin of the Illusive Man continues!
• Story by Mass Effect 2 lead writer Mac Walters!
• Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2 are among the most acclaimed games of all time!

One against ten thousand!
MIGHTY SAMSON #2
Jim Shooter (W), Jeff Vaughn (W), Patrick Olliffe (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Raymond Swanland (Cover)
On sale Feb 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Five hundred years after the end of the world, mutated monsters prowl the desolate wilds, and savage marauders from the wastelands of Jerz scourge the helpless N'Yark tribe.
Samson, the strongest man on Earth, defender of the N'Yark, singlehandedly invades the forbidding fortress of Terra, Queen of the Jerz. Ten thousand hardened Jerz warriors swarm to her defense. The odds for survival look grim. If only the Jerz had more warriors! 
• Mighty Samson returns to comics, reimagined by legendary writer Jim Shooter and illustrated by Patrick Olliffe (Untold Tales of Spider-Man, Spider-Girl, 52).

OH MY GODDESS! VOLUME 38
Kosuke Fujishima (W/A)
On sale Apr 27
b&w, 144 pages
$10.99
TPB, 5 1/8" x 7 3/16"
Ever since a cosmic phone call led five young goddesses to live in college student Keiichi's residence, his personal life has been turned upside down, sideways, and sometimes even into strange dimensions!
Chrono's crusade to recover the remaining piece of the music program runs into a demonic obstacle—Velsper. And speaking of demons, when Hild drops in by surprise on Keiichi's birthday, it's not to give best wishes . . . it's because there's been a coup in hell!
• Includes 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 US!

THE OUTLAW PRINCE
Rob Hughes (W), Thomas Yeates (P/I/C), Michael Wm. Kaluta (P), Lori Almeida (C), and Esad Ribic (Cover)
On sale Apr 13
FC, 80 pages
$12.99
TPB, 7" x 10"
On sale Apr 13
FC, 112 pages
$49.99
Ltd. HC, 7" x 10"
This timeless tale unfolds during the tumultuous Second Baron's War, when a young prince is ruthlessly abducted from his royal family, taken into the rugged mountains of Derbyshire, and brainwashed to forget his very heritage. He's trained to become the greatest swordsman the world has ever known—and grows to be the most dreaded name in all of Britain! With civil war looming upon the horizon, the fate of the kingdom of England may very well rest in his hands!
• Presenting a medieval adventure based on The Outlaw of Torn, written by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
• A classic Edgar Rice Burroughs novel—adapted for a modern audience!
• This deluxe limited edition features an afterword by Burroughs expert Frank Westwood and a cvoer by artist Alan Lathwell!

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE LOST COMMAND #2 (of 5)
Haden Blackman (W), Rick Leonardi (P), Dan Green (I), Wes Dzioba (C), and Tsuneo Sanda (Cover)
On sale Feb 23
FC, 40 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Vader in command!
Darth Vader steps up his attacks when his invasion of the Ghost Nebula meets with stiff resistance. But when a courageous beauty offers her help in conquering the system, visions of what his life might have been if he had not betrayed the Jedi and if Padmé was still alive affect the dark lord's decisions.
Vader in turmoil!
• Darth Vader, the darkest lord of the Sith, at his best—and worst!
• Written by The Force Unleashed's Haden Blackman!
• Art by Aliens vs. Predator's Rick Leonardi!
• Darth Vader and the Lost Command launched Dark Horse into its 20th anniversary of publishing Star Wars.

STAR WARS: INVASION VOLUME 2—RESCUES
Tom Taylor (W), Colin Wilson (A), Wes Dzioba (C), and Jo Chen (Cover)
On sale Apr 27
FC, 144 pages
$17.99
TPB, 7" x 10"
Twenty-five years after A New Hope, the Yuuzhan Vong invasion has the forces of the New Republic spread thin. Even Luke Skywalker's New Jedi Order is nearly helpless against the invaders from beyond the galaxy. These are times when even the rescuers may need rescuing . . .
Prince Finn Galfridian, despite Master Skywalker's disapproval, flies into danger with Jacen and Jaina Solo! Princess Kaye and Queen Nina turn a captured Yuuzhan Vong ship against their enemies! And King Caled conducts an underground war on the family's homeworld of Artorias, not realizing the enemy is closer than he thinks!
• Collects issues #1–#6 of Star Wars: Invasion—Rescues.
• This new series ties into—and fits between—the nineteen novels of Del Rey's The New Jedi Order series.
• Features some of the first visual representations of this turbulent era of the Star Wars saga!
• Features Jacen and Jaina Solo!

STAR WARS: KNIGHT ERRANT— AFLAME #5 (of 5)
John Jackson Miller (W), Ivan Rodriguez (P), Belardino Brabo (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Joe Quinones (Cover)
On sale Feb 16
FC, 40 pages
$2.99
Miniseries
Who can be saved? What must be sacrificed? Kerra Holt will decide once and for all what it means to be a Jedi in the concluding issue of Aflame!
Sith Lord Odion and his army arrive at Chelloa prepared to take over the mining planet, but upon arriving, Odion finds a terrible surprise from his brother, Lord Daiman. World-devastating war is inescapable, but Kerra knows that when all hope is lost, that is when the Jedi are needed the most!
• John Jackson Miller's Knight Errant novel for Del Rey starring Kerra Holt hits shelves January 25!
• Read about Kerra Holt here first in Dark Horse comics!

Putting the War back in Star Wars!
STAR WARS: LEGACY—WAR #3 (of 6)
John Ostrander (W), Jan Duursema (P/Cover), Dan Parsons (I), and Brad Anderson (C)
On sale Feb 23
FC, 40 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
While Emperor Krayt's forces strike at hundreds of targets across the galaxy without thought for their own losses, one place has remained safe: the hidden Jedi temple on Taivas. But that happens to be the one place Krayt most wants to annihilate—if he can locate it and learn the secrets of its defenses.
So, it's only a matter of time . . . and torture . . .
• The final chapter of Legacy continues!
• Featuring Cade Skywalker!

STAR WARS OMNIBUS: AT WAR WITH THE EMPIRE VOLUME 1
Various (W/A)
On sale Apr 6
FC, 408 pages
$24.99
TPB, 6" x 9"
Collected here are stories of the early days of the Rebel Alliance and the beginnings of its war with the Empire—tales of the Star Wars galaxy set before, during, and after the events in Star Wars: A New Hope!
In this volume: Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine are targeted for assassination by rogue Imperial officers; Princess Leia gets her first taste of war and the sacrifices the coming rebellion will require; Vader, after surviving the destruction of the Death Star, must fight to become the leader of a pack of savage beasts; and many other stories!
• Collects Star Wars: Empire #1–#6, part of #9, #10–#11, #13–#14, #19–#22, #24–#25, and #31.
• Includes the 88-page story Betrayal!
• Five stories from the Imperial point of view, and five stories from that of the Rebels!

TOO MUCH COFFEE MAN OMNIBUS
Shannon Wheeler (W/A)
On sale July 15
b&w, 536 pages
$24.99
TPB, 8 1/2" x 11"
Shannon Wheeler was once just another ambitious cartoonist with some big ideas (and some small ones, too), a wicked sense of humor, a questioning spirit, and a coffee jones the size of a tanker truck. Who would have ever guessed that ten years later, he would have multiple volumes of critically acclaimed cartoons under his belt and a rich, satisfying career? Too Much Coffee Man Omnibus gathers all of the cartoons from four hilarious volumes of work, bringing together all of Wheeler's signature satire and sweetness in one convenient package. Essential for Too Much Coffee Man fans, and sure to convert new ones!
• Too Much Coffee Man Omnibus collects four Too Much Coffee Man volumes—Guide for the Perplexed, How to Be Happy, Parade of Tirade, and Amusing Musings.
• The omnibus format promises an extra-tall helping of laughs for a great price!
• Wheeler's hilarious strips have been featured in both the New Yorker and The Onion.

TOY STORY: WOODY'S ROUNDUP #1—WOODY
On sale Mar 23
5" tall
Limited to 550 numbered pieces
Packaged in its own tin box, with a pin-back button and character booklet
$49.95
Dark Horse launches a new series of vintage-style statuettes featuring four of Toy Story's best-known characters.
In examining the candidates from this classic film's many characters, we agreed with Disney that Woody and his gang were best-suited to the deliberately rough-hewn, somewhat distressed style that sculptors Yoe! Studio describe as "primitive but charming".

TUROK, SON OF STONE #4
Jim Shooter (W), Eduardo Francisco (A), José Villarrubia (C), and Raymond Swanland (Cover)
On sale Feb 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
In a lost land where anything and anyone from anywhen might be, Native Americans Turok and Andar face perils beyond imagining. Swooping down from the clouds astride the awesome Sky-Terror, Turok fights to save Andar and his own beloved Aasta from cruel death at the hands of the Aztec god-king, Maxtla. Turok's unlikely ally is a fighter pilot from an age yet to come. But can even the firepower of the future stand against thousands of fearless warriors and swarms of trained dinosaurs?
• Turok, Son of Stone is one of comics' truly iconic characters, popular for half a century.
• Industry legend Jim Shooter returns to the character he redefined in the 1990s to overwhelming sales and critical success.

USAGI YOJIMBO #135
Stan Sakai (W/A)
On sale Feb 23
b&w, 24 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
The rabbit ronin Usagi and the mysterious Lord of Owls cross paths once again!
It has been more than a hundred issues since the mysterious samurai known as the Lord of Owls made his ominous prediction: that the next time he met Usagi, one would surely kill the other!
Now, as Usagi is traveling through a mountain pass plagued with bandits, the two samurai meet once again! What will come of the grim prophecy of the Lord of Owls?
• Usagi Yojimbo was included in Paste magazine's Best Graphic Novels of the Decade!
"Sakai instills all of his various animal characters with a richness and believability that you can't deny, much less help reading and enjoying."
–Robert Murray, Comics Bulletin

VAMPIRE HUNTER D VOLUME 16: TYRANT'S STARS, PARTS 1 AND 2
Hideyuki Kikuchi (W) and Yoshitaka Amano (A)
On sale Apr 13
b&w, 168 pages
$14.99
TPB, 5 1/8" x 7 1/4"
In this chilling adventure, Vampire Hunter D has been dispatched to vanquish the ancient vampiric Noble, Count Braujou, guardian of an ancient buried treasure. But when a mysterious object crashes into the earth, destroying half of the northern Frontier, D faces an even more terrifying opponent—the renegade vampire Valcua, the Ultimate Noble! Having been exiled to outer space, Valcua took his entire kingdom of strange and deadly creatures with him, and swore that when the time was right they would return to have their revenge. Unfortunately for D, that time is now . . .
• Dark Horse Books and Digital Manga Publishing are proud to present the classic novels and stories in the Vampire Hunter D series.
• Features gorgeous black-and-white line illustrations by Yoshitaka Amano, as well as a color tip-in illustration.

From the pages of Hellboy!
WITCHFINDER: LOST AND GONE FOREVER #1 (of 5)
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), John Severin (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Feb 2
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries
In the hellish frontiers of the American Wild West, nineteenth-century occult investigator Edward Grey hunts down a fiendish member of the Heliopic Brotherhood of Ra. What he finds is a town harboring bloodthirsty criminals and terrible supernatural horrors!
• EC Comics legend John Severin (Two-Fisted Tales) rejoins the Hellboy line after his stellar debut in B.P.R.D.: War of Frogs!
• Horror comes to the Wild West!
"The tale itself is interesting, spooky, and, at times, quickens the blood."
—Under the Radar

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