Dark Horse Comics Solicitations for June, 2011

Wed, March 16th, 2011 at 9:28am PDT

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ARCHIE ARCHIVES VOLUME 2
Various (W/A)
On sale Aug 17
FC, 232 pages
$49.99
HC, 7" x 10"
The funniest and most anticipated archive series of the year continues this summer with Archie Archives Volume 2 from Dark Horse! Gas up your jalopy and run a comb through that wild hair—Archie, Jughead, and the gang are all back with another laugh-packed volume of vintage comics to delight even the most fanatical of fans. Dark Horse’s gorgeously restored archive editions of these early Archie adventures are the talk of the town, and you won’t want to miss out on your fair share of the fun. Whether he’s double-dating (or is that double-timing?) with Betty and Veronica, or pulling silly pranks on everyone at Riverdale High, nobody can keep up with Archie Andrews—unless they’re reading these books!
• Volume 2 of our Archie Archives series collects all of the material from Jackpot Comics #9, Pep Comics #39-#45, and Archie Comics #3-#6.

BILLY THE KID’S OLD TIMEY ODDITIES AND THE GHASTLY FIEND OF LONDON VOLUME 2
Eric Powell (W), Kyle Hotz (A/Cover), Daniel Brown (C), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Aug 17
FC, 104 pages
$15.99
TPB, 7" x 10"
Billy the Kid lives! The hired gun of a traveling spectacle of biological curiosities—or “freaks.” In their past adventures, Billy and crew have faced a variety of supernatural terrors, but none of that has prepared them to confront their most vicious challenge yet: Jack the Ripper!
• Introduction by Brian Azzarello.
• This volume includes Billy the Kid’s Old Timey Oddities and the Ghastly Fiend of London #1-#4 and “Billy the Kid and the Pit of Horrors” from the Buzzard miniseries!

B.P.R.D.: THE DEAD REMEMBERED #3 (of 3)
Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Karl Moline (P), Andy Owens (I), Dave Stewart (C), and Jo Chen (Cover)
On sale June 1
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Liz Sherman relives the fate of an accused woman who was tortured three hundred years ago, but she has to rein in her own fire power, or an entire New England town will be forced to relive the day when Liz burned her own family to death.
Liz’s first mission comes to a horrifying end, presenting the details of her parents’ death for the first time!
• Drawn by Fray artist Karl Moline!
• Liz Sherman’s first mission!

BORIS KARLOFF TALES OF MYSTERY ARCHIVES VOLUME 6
Arnold Drake (W), Paul S. Newman (W), Len Wein (W), and others
On sale Aug 27
FC, 264 pages
$49.99
HC, 6 5/8" x 10 3/16"
Timeless tales of mystery and horror, hosted by the renowned Boris Karloff!
Residents of a quiet mountainside face the hypnotic horror of the “opti-pus,” a modern-day white knight battles a dragon from the distant past, a scientist stumbles onto proof of his wildest theories but soon wishes he hadn’t, and the curse of an ancient tropical pool punishes a wicked nonbeliever . . .
• Contains issues #33–#41, originally published from February 1971 to June 1972.
• Introduction by Leonard Maltin.

B.P.R.D.: HELL ON EARTH VOLUME 1—NEW WORLD
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), Guy Davis (A), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Aug 24
FC, 144 pages
$19.99
TPB, 7" x 10"
Our heroes face new horrors, as they investigate small town vanishings, wild monsters in the woods, and a strange new creature that arrives to create hell on earth.
Written by Mike Mignola and John Arcudi, and drawn by 2009 Eisner Award-winner Guy Davis (The Marquis), B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: New World marks the beginning of a new era in horror!
• A new B.P.R.D. facing new monsters!
• Collects B.P.R.D.: Hell on Earth—New World issues #1-#5 and an eight-page story previously released at Emerald City Comic Con.
• Perfect entry point for new readers!
“Simply put, if you aren’t reading B.P.R.D. . . . you’re making a mistake. This book is fantastic, and has a habit of upping its game with each new volume. Get in on “Hell on Earth—New World” before all your friends discover it and tell you how cool it is.” —Comics Alliance

New Story Arc!
CONAN: ISLAND OF NO RETURN #1
Ron Marz (W), Bart Sears (P), Randy Elliott (I), Mark Roberts (C), and Michael Kutsche (Cover)
On sale June 15
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
On the run from a cadre of guards, Conan is aided by two sister thieves who just happen to be in need of a strong back to help them with an upcoming heist. Never one to turn his back on adventure (or two beautiful sisters), Conan agrees to assist in the robbery of a reportedly haunted cliff-top castle. But evil spirits may be the least of Conan’s problems when both sisters set their sights on taking the barbarian as their own! Written by fan favorite Ron Marz and illustrated by the incomparable Bart Sears, this is one Conan tale true fans will not want to miss!
• The first of a two-issue story by Ron Marz and Bart Sears!

CREEPY #6
Joe R. Lansdale (W), Alice Henderson (W), Christopher A. Taylor (W), Jason Shawn Alexander (P/Cover), and Nathan Fox (P)
On sale June 29
b&w, 48 pages
$4.99
Ongoing
Run! Hide! Call the authorities! You’ll find all your efforts futile . . . It was foolish to think you could escape Creepy #6! There will be no mercy shown as you recoil in horror at tales brought to you by Joe R. Lansdale, Nathan Fox, Christopher A. Taylor, Jason Shawn Alexander, Alice Henderson, and more! Featuring 48 bone-chilling pages Creepy #6 will make your summer scream!
• Continuing the rich, horror-filled history of Creepy comics!
• The only horror comics anthology currently on the market!

DARK HORSE PRESENTS #2
Howard Chaykin (W/A), Richard Corben (W/A), Carla Speed McNeil (W/A), Paul Chadwick (W/A), David Chelsea (W/A), Robert Love (W/A), Michael T. Gilbert (W), Dave Gibbons (W/A), Sanford Greene (A/Variant cover), Geof Darrow (A), Neal Adams (Cover), Fábio Moon (Ultra variant cover), and others
On sale June 22
FC, 80 pages
$7.99
Ongoing
As Dark Horse’s 25th year rolls on in grand fashion, so does Dark Horse Presents! Issue number two of Dark Horse’s landmark anthology features not only the continuation of stories by the likes of Howard Chaykin, Richard Corben, Paul Chadwick, and Carla Speed McNeil, but the premieres of all new stories by Patrick Alexander, Sanford Greene, and Robert Love! Don’t miss this milestone showcase of the comics industry’s hottest talents and most esteemed legends!
• Exclusive, premiere content from established creators as well as exciting new talents.
• Deluxe perfect-bound presentation with 80 pages of full color and no ads.
• Featuring a variant cover by Eisner Award-winning artist Fábio Moon.

DOCTOR SOLAR, MAN OF THE ATOM #9
Jim Shooter (W), Roger Robinson (A/Cover), and Wes Dzioba (C)
On sale June 15
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
The Man of the Atom finds himself, his friends, and the woman he loves caught in the middle of a father-son conflict that threatens to obliterate the world. Malefic god Moloch the Devourer returns and has a newborn son, Samuel. With his godlike power, Moloch instantly ages the baby to young manhood, so he can share his father's cosmic-scale power. Together, they can overcome the Man of the Atom and have their way with our universe. But Samuel has his own dark agenda . . .
• New story arc! Moloch the Devourer returns!
• Doctor Solar is one of comics’ truly iconic characters, popular for half a century.
“The totally new Dr. Solar is what we need to save the day when superhero comics haven’t really thrilled some of us lately." —Comic Attack

DRIFTERS VOLUME 1
Kohta Hirano (W/A)
On sale Aug 31
b&w, 216 pages
$12.99
TPB, 5" x 7"
First he pitted the Catholic church against vampires, Nazis and Great Britain, bathing London in a flood of blood. But Hellsing creator, Kohta Hirano still had something crazy up his sleeve when he created his new series, Drifters.
Imagine a world of magic, full of elves and hobbits and dragons and orcs. Inside this world of magic and wonder there is a great war being waged, using warriors from human history as chess pieces in a bloody, endless battle. Hirano’s new concept gathers famous warriors throughout history and puts them on both sides of good and evil, and then turned them loose in a bloody melee of madness.
• The new miniseries from Hellsing creator Kohta Hirano!

EDEN: IT’S AN ENDLESS WORLD! VOLUME 13
Hiroki Endo (W/A)
On sale Aug 31
b&w, 224 pages
$12.99
TPB, 5" x 7"
Hiroki Endo’s critically acclaimed manga series returns with a massive volume packed with brutal battles, strange sci-fi surprises, political intrigue, and an expanding “intelligent virus” that’s taking over the world!
As Elijah searches Australia for his missing sister, the Propater organization sends several rounds of cyborg assassins after him! The “Maya” virus grows and threatens to absorb all human life into it, Elijah is reunited with a few talented friends, and a budding romance restores a bit of hope to this violent, postapocalyptic near future!
• New York Times best-selling series!
“Eden is one of the more riveting and gut-wrenching volumes of manga that I have not only read all year, but quite possibly ever.” —Anime on DVD

EMPOWERED SPECIAL #2: TEN QUESTIONS FOR THE MAIDMAN
Adam Warren (W/A) and Emily Warren (A/C)
On sale June 8
b&w/FC, 32 pages
$3.50
One-Shot
The badass, broom-swinging vigilante Maidman, the “cross-dressing crusader,” is interviewed by the super-phony “celebricape” TV host of an ill-fated talk show. The confab soon degenerates from happy chatter to cape-on-cape violence! Meanwhile, costumed crimefighter Empowered exploits Maidman's fearsome reputation not only to victimize hapless supervillains, but also to get the upper hand on her recalcitrant boyfriend!
In a new one-shot spinning off from the sexy superhero comedy graphic-novel series Empowered, creator Adam Warren draws fourteen black-and-white pages that frame and cruelly interrupt a fifteen-page story painted in glorious full color by special guest artist Emily “No Relation” Warren!
• Traditional comic-book format, twenty-nine story pages.
• Over 75,000 Empowered graphic novels in print.
" A fantastically rendered book on every conceivable level."—Comic Book Resources

FLASH GORDON COMIC BOOK ARCHIVES VOLUME 4
John Warner (W), Gary Poole (W), Carlos Garzón (A), and Frank Bolle (A)
On sale Aug 31
FC, 232 pages
$49.99
HC, 6 5/8" x 10 3/16"
Flash is back! The intrepid science-fiction hero returns in a new volume collecting the full run of Flash Gordon comics published by Gold Key in the 1970s. Thrill to the adventure as Flash battles shark men, evil robots, lava men, and every twisted scheme the villain Ming the Merciless can invent! Featuring sharp storytelling and classic artwork, Flash Gordon Comic Book Archives Volume 4 revisits an action-packed era in the history of one of comics’ most enduring heroes.
• Collects Flash Gordon comics #19–#27 from Gold Key.

GANTZ VOLUME 18
Oku Hiroya (W/A)
On sale Aug 3
b&w, 224 pages
$12.99
TPB, 5 1/8" x 7 1/16"
The crazy world of Gantz just got a heck of a lot crazier. First, there were people being recruited at the moment of death to fight aliens living on earth, but unseen by humanity. The battles have seemed to take place outside of human sight. Our reluctant hero, Kei, has lived through many of these battles, but now something strange is happening. People can see the Gantz warriors.
This ragtag collection of street punks, fighters, and schoolkids are suddenly exposed to the world, along with the freakish aliens they fight. Will the civilians believe what they see, or are their lives so full of media that they think it’s just fantastic 3-D entertainment?
• With a recently released live-action film in Japan, Gantz is a series on a serious upswing, with a whole lot of story ahead of it!

The Return of Eric Powell!
THE GOON #34
Eric Powell (W/A) and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale June 29
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
The Goon’s been away for a while, and he’s horrified by what’s been passing for horror in his absence! When a bunch of gothy vampires summon some of the new generation for revenge on the Goon, they discover just how little tolerance he has for sparkliness. The Goon returns to its bimonthly schedule, and nothing beloved by ten-year-old girls is safe!
• The Goon is back—and bimonthly!
• Tired of sparkly vampires? Dark Horse does vampires right!
“The Goon is the product of a contentedly demented mind.” —Comic Book Resources

THE GUILD: BLADEZZ
Felicia Day (W), Sean Becker (W), Andrew Currie (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Karl Kerschl (Regular Cover), Farel Dalrymple (Variant Cover), Sean Phillips (Anniversary Variant Cover)
On sale June 22
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
One-Shot
The Guild creator and star Felicia Day is joined by series director Sean Becker for a new one-shot starring the Knights of Good’s brash young rogue, Bladezz!
In this issue, it’s the secret origin of Bladezz’s alter ego, the supernaturally gifted model Finn Smulders! When all he wants is a place to play the Game, and faced with a controlling mother, know-it-all sister, and obnoxious potential stepfather, can Bladezz use Smulders’s “powers” to save the day? Can he keep his new identity secret? And can any good possibly come of fatherly advice from Vork?
• Written by series creator and star Felicia Day and director Sean Becker!
• Covers by Karl Kerschl, Farel Dalrymple, and Sean Phillips!
“It’s hard to believe The Guild is Day’s first foray into comics. Day manages to translate Cyd into this new medium with all the same quirks, timing, and personality of her live-action character.” —MTV’s Splash Page

The Final Arc!
HELLBOY: THE FURY #1 (of 3)
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Duncan Fegredo (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Francesco Francavilla (Variant Cover)
On sale June 1
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries
War ensues between the forces of good and evil as Hellboy finally confronts the Queen of Blood one on one, setting the stage for a new chapter in Hellboy’s life!
• Mike Mignola and Duncan Fegredo conclude an epic collaboration that began in 2007’s Darkness Calls!
• Hellboy faces his demons!
“Once The Fury hits the shelves . . . $#!T. IS. GOING. TO. GO. DOWN.” —Comic Impact

LITTLE LULU VOLUME 28: THE PRIZE WINNER AND OTHER STORIES
John Stanley (W/A) and Irving Tripp (A)
On sale Aug 31
FC, 200 pages
$14.99
TPB, 6" x 9"
Lulu Moppet and her mischievous gang take over Main Street for summer high jinks and Halloween capers!
On top of the thousands of wonderful pages of the monthly Little Lulu comics produced by Stanley and Tripp, the duo also created a series of Lulu one-hundred-page giants, some of the most acclaimed and sought-after humor comics of all time.
• This volume contains the never-before-reprinted Marge’s Little Lulu and Tubby at Summer Camp and Marge’s Little Lulu and Tubby Halloween Fun!

MIGHTY SAMSON #4
Jim Shooter (W), J. C. Vaughn (W), Patrick Olliffe (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Raymond Swanland (Cover)
On sale June 22
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Five hundred years after the end of the world, among the overgrown ruins, in tangled jungles where misbegotten horrors lurk, barbarian armies battle for supremacy. To save the world from Warlord Sunder’s dreaded behemoths, Samson allies himself with Queen Terra of the Jerz and her barbarian horde. But the irresistible Terra has wicked ways of turning allies into lovers. Inflamed and enraptured by Terra, Samson becomes more and more ruthless to please her. If he loses himself to the dark passions she arouses . . . then who will save the world from him?
• Part of a major multiseries program including Doctor Solar; Magnus, Robot Fighter; Turok, Son of Stone; and Doctor Spektor.

OH MY GODDESS! VOLUME 39
Kosuke Fujishima (W/A)
On sale Aug 31
b&w, 168 pages
$10.99
TPB, 5" x 7"
The hostile takeover of hell is bearing forbidden fruit all over Earth, as their aggressive new customer-service campaign makes rapid gains in the battle for market share . . . over us! The reason gods and demons grant humans wishes is the energy they gain from the strength of our desires, a cosmic competition kept stable only when both sides are equal, and by linking each god to a demon through the Doublet System. But Belldandy herself imbalances it through her link to the human being she loves. And if order is to be restored, it will require not only her help, but that of the goddesses Peorth and Lind, all to put Hild, the deposed lord of demons, back on her throne!
• August marks seventeen years of Dark Horse’s Oh My Goddess! . . . the longest-running manga in the US.
• Oh My Goddess! won the 2009 Kodansha Manga Award in Japan for general excellence.
• Inspired the Ah! My Goddess anime TV series, available from Funimation.

RAGE #1 (of 3)
Arvid Nelson (W), Andrea Mutti (P), Pierluigi Baldassini (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), Glenn Fabry (Cover), and Stephan Martiniere (Variant Cover)
On sale June 22
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
The groundbreaking new game from the developers of Doom and Quake is almost here, but first Dark Horse presents an essential introduction to the world of Rage!
The Earth has been devastated by collision with an asteroid, with a tiny fraction of the population surviving in life-sustaining arks, only to awaken in a wasteland controlled by a global military dictatorship called the Authority. But a rescued scientist learns that the Authority has lied to her and the other survivors about how this new world came to be.
• Written by Arvid Nelson, creator of Rex Mundi!
• An exclusive tie-in to the next hit game from id, the developers of Doom and Quake!
• Reveals secrets central to the story of Rage!

SNOOPY 8" VINYL FIGURES
On sale Oct 19
Classic White
Blue (Edition of 500)
Green (Edition of 750)
Orange (Edition of 750)
Pink (Edition of 500)
Violet (Edition of 750)
Yellow (Edition of 500)
Brown (Edition of 300)
$29.99
Dark Horse continues its celebration of Charles Schulz’s masterpiece, Peanuts, with limited-edition 8" flocked vinyl Snoopy figures in a rainbow of contemporary colors.
Peanuts Worldwide is letting us go back to the original look of the character, but with a modern spin forward the main characters in a special, limited-edition series of colors. They are seldom if ever depicted this way, but if we do say so ourselves, they came through with flying colors.
The black parts of Snoopy (ears, nose, etc.) will be unflocked black vinyl. The rest of him will be flocked in a pastel hue.
Limited to only the noted edition sizes, this new take on Snoopy is a rare opportunity to secure a genuine collector’s item.

SOLOMON KANE: RED SHADOWS #3 (of 4)
Bruce Jones (W), Rahsan Ekedal (P), Dan Jackson (C), Dave Stewart (C), Guy Davis (Cover), and Gregory Manchess (Variant Cover)
On sale June 1
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Hitting the dangerous shores of Africa, a furiously obsessed Solomon Kane continues to search for his nemesis—the infamous marauder Le Loup! Comic-book legend Bruce Jones (The Incredible Hulk) continues his adaptation of Robert E. Howard’s most popular Kane story. In this issue, Kane finds one powerful ally, plenty of foes, and lurking supernatural horrors in Africa’s jungles, and feuding voodoo.
• Comics legend Bruce Jones reenergizes Solomon Kane!
• Each issue in this series features two covers!

SPACE FAMILY ROBINSON ARCHIVES VOLUME 1
Del Connell (W) and Dan Spiegle (A)
On sale Aug 31
FC, 224 pages
$49.99
HC, 7" x 10"
“Come in, Earth Control! This is the Robinsons. A cosmic explosion has damaged our control system and we’re moving deeper into space! This is Space Station One. Do you copy?”
The Robinsons might be far from Earth, but they certainly aren’t alone. Join America’s first outer-space family in a high-flying cosmic adventure as they meet wonderful and terrifying alien races as they attempt to get back home!
• Includes the beautiful, original painted covers by George Wilson!
• Collects Space Family Robinson #1-#7.
• The first volume of many Space Family Robinson archives that will collect all of the classic Gold Key comics!

STAR WARS: JEDI—THE DARK SIDE #2 (of 5)
Scott Allie (W), Mahmud Asrar (A), Paul Mounts (C), and Stéphane Roux (Cover)
On sale June 22
FC, 40 pages
$2.99
Miniseries
Dispatched to the planet Telos IV, Qui-Gon, his Padawan Xanatos, and the lovely Jedi Master Tahl must uncover the secrets behind a recent political assassination and prevent an outbreak of civil war. For the headstrong Xanatos, this return to the world of his birth has dredged up hidden resentments, while Master Tahl has herself become a target for assassination!
Intrigue, action, danger, and the dark side are imminent!
Years before the events in Star Wars: Episode I, before Obi-Wan Kenobi was his Padawan, and before he met Anakin Skywalker, Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn had his first encounters with the dark side . . .

• Writer Scott Allie’s first Star Wars story since Star Wars: Empire—Betrayal.
• Illustrated by rising star Mahmud Asrar (Brightest Day: The Atom Special, Avengers: The Initiative).
• Covers by acclaimed artist Stéphane Roux (Countdown to Final Crisis, Action Comics).

STAR WARS: KNIGHT ERRANT—AFLAME
John Jackson Miller (W), Federico Dallocchio (A), Ivan Rodriguez (A), Belardino Brabo (I), Marcio Loezer (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Joe Quinones (Cover)
On sale Aug 3
FC, 120 pages
$17.99
TPB, 7" x 10"
Kerra Holt is a new kind of Jedi for a new era of Star Wars!
More than one thousand years before Luke Skywalker, the galaxy experiences a dark age as an ineffectual Republic abandons entire systems to Sith control. On her first mission, eighteen-year-old Jedi Kerra Holt has joined a band of Jedi volunteers traveling behind enemy lines. She thinks she is prepared for anything, but when the mission goes awry and she is left in Sith space without any support, Kerra realizes just how wrong she was . . . But she can’t abandon the mission or the colony that the Jedi came to help!
This Jedi foundling has her work cut out for her: she is alone, unprepared, without resources, and stuck in a battle between two warring Sith brothers, Lord Odion and Lord Daiman!
• Collects the five-issue miniseries.
• The second Knight Errant comics series also debuts in August 2011!
• Look for Kerra’s continuing story in the Knight Errant prose novel by series writer John Jackson Miller from Del Rey Books!

New hero, New mission!
STAR WARS: THE OLD REPUBLIC—THE LOST SUNS #1 (of 5)
Alexander Freed (W), George Freeman (P), Dave Ross (P), Mark McKenna (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Benjamin Carré (Cover)
On sale June 8
FC, 40 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
The biggest Star Wars event of 2011—LucasArts and BioWare’s Star Wars: The Old Republic online game—gets a fresh, new story set concurrent with the game, written by one of its senior writers!
The Lost Suns stands alone as an accessible Star Wars adventure, introducing a new hero with a new mission! It also intertwines with the narrative of the game, revealing secrets players will find nowhere else! Theron Shan—descendant of the legendary bloodline that includes Jedi Bastila Shan and Satele Shan—is no Jedi he’s a Republic spy! His mission: to discover the blackest secret at the heart of the evil Sith Empire!
• The first issue in a brand-new story!
• Written by Alexander Freed, a senior writer of the game!
• Readers who are familiar with The Old Republic game will be able to make connections directly from the game to this comic story line!

STAR WARS OMNIBUS: A LONG TIME AGO. . . . VOLUME 4
Jo Duffy (W), Archie Goodwin (W), David Michelinie (W), Gene Day (P), Ron Frenz (P), Kerry Gammill (P), Klaus Janson (P), M. Hands (P), Carmine Infantino (P), Luke McDonnell (P), Tom Palmer (P/I), Al Williamson (P), Bob Layton (I), and others
On sale Aug 24
FC, 576 pages
$24.99
TPB, 6” x 9”

This volume collects over five hundred pages of classic Star Wars adventures! Luke Skywalker and his rebel friends battle the oppressive Empire in stories set shortly before and after the galaxy’s restoration to a New Republic in Return of the Jedi.
• This volume collects Marvel Comics’ Star Wars #68–#85, as well as the original four-issue adaptation of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi!
• Stories from the classic era of the original Star Wars films!

THE STRANGE CASE OF MR. HYDE #3 (of 4)
Cole Haddon (W), M. S. Corley (A/Cover), and Jim Campbell (C)
On sale June 29
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Inspector Thomas Adye of Scotland Yard arrested the wrong man when he locked Leather Apron up for the murders of several Whitechapel prostitutes. Jack the Ripper is still on the loose and, worse, appears to be in league with powerful forces that have a vested interest in keeping him in business. Adye once again turns to the imprisoned Dr. Henry Jekyll for help. Will their unholy alliance redeem our hero from his arrogant mistakes, or push him even closer to the edge of the abyss Jekyll calls home?
• Featuring art by exciting newcomer M. S. Corley!
• Weaving together the Jack the Ripper legend with elements of the classic tale of Jekyll and Hyde.

USAGI YOJIMBO #138
Stan Sakai (W/A)
On sale June 22
b&w, 24 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
The Red Scorpion gang has terrorized the countryside for months, and its members have been the culprits behind many of Usagi’s recent adventures. In this issue, Usagi finally faces the Red Scorpion himself! But defeating both the Scorpion and the mercenaries at his side may be too much even for the rabbit ronin—unless he has some help.
• The heart-pounding conclusion to the story arc “Those Who Tread on the Scorpion’s Tail”!
• Usagi has his final showdown with the Red Scorpion!
“Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo has been one of the most consistently well-written and well-drawn comics over the past twenty-five years.” —David Brothers, ComicsAlliance

Cowboy zombies!
WITCHFINDER: LOST AND GONE FOREVER #5 (of 5)
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), John Severin (A), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale June 1
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries
A fierce storm beats down on the land, as Edward Grey takes on Eris the witch and her gang of cowboy zombies!
EC Comics legend John Severin (Two-Fisted Tales) rejoins the Hellboy line after his stellar debut in B.P.R.D. War on Frogs!
• Art by EC artist and Eisner Hall of Famer John Severin!
• A final showdown erupts between Grey and Eris the witch!
• From the pages of Hellboy!

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