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ALIEN AND PREDATOR
McFarlane Toys


Item #: 17780


Initially released as part of Movie Maniacs 6 in 2003, McFarlane Toys has refreshed the Alien and Predator line for 2004. Each of the four figures has special features--from new paint jobs to accessories, new bases and different parts--that differentiate it from the original.


The item ships 12 per case. $6.99 each. $83.88 per case.


June 2004


Alien from Alien


Warrior Alien from Aliens


Predator from Predator


Predator the Hunter from Predator 2

ALTERNATION #4 (of 4)

CONCEPT


It's the 19th Century, and a strange astronomic-time phenomenon has created an alternate timeline in which every era of Earth's history is combined into a single reality. Germany has invaded America and Ludwig II is Emperor, but a clever band of rebels led by Samuel Clemens are staging a revolt…

THIS ISSUE


The conclusion to the greatest miniseries of ALL times! Sam has been eliminated by Rasputin. Annie Oakley will lead her Rebel group, guided by the trapper Teddy Roosevelt and his giant bear, into a great sky battle against the German Empire's Zeppelin Army. The mystery of the ALTERNATION Universe is at the threshold of discovery!

Written by F.G. HAGHENBECK


Art by CARLO BARBERI


Covers by CARLO BARBERI [A] & ALE GARZA [B]


FC 32 pgs. $2.95


Monthly ongoing series


On Sale 2 JUNE, 2004


ALTERNATION is ™ and Francisco Haghenbeck, 2004. All Rights Reserved.

BUT…BUT…BARBARIANS?


AN ILSDALE ADVENTURE

Okay: You're Bob and you just got fired from your job. You're taking a ride on Cal, your vintage Harley Davidson Sportster, to clear your head. Things look a little better through the speed and the haze of engine oil, when all of a sudden you fishtail through a dimensional portal and wind up in another world. Isn't that just always the way?!

You find yourself in a world where magic exists side by side with atomic weapons. It's a world where elves, dwarves, vampires, Nazis and oversized barbarians (the type that would make Conan himself blush with envy) live, work and play.

And the only hope for the survival of that world and our own is… What's that you ask? Of COURSE the world needs saving! Every novel needs some sort of jeopardy, and two worlds on the brink of destruction, well, that's a whole LOT of jeopardy! The only hope is you, Bob, and your now living motorcycle Cal. Oh yeah, and two big ol' nasty barbarians (hence the title).

BUT…BUT…BARBARIANS?: AN ILSDALE ADVENTURE truly brings the fun back to fantasy!



Written by BRIAN HABERLIN & JAMES HABERLIN


Art by BRIAN HABERLIN


Cover by BRIAN HABERLIN


FC COVER with BW chapter illustrations 240 pgs. $6.95


Illustrated novel


On Sale 2 JUNE, 2004


BUT…BUT…BARBARIANS?: AN ILSDALE ADVENTURE is ™ and Haberlin Studios Inc., 2004. All Rights Reserved.

CASEFILES: SAM & TWITCH #14

CONCEPT


This is the second spin-off book featuring New York City police detectives Sam Burke and Twitch Williams, popular characters originally introduced in SPAWN. CASE FILES: SAM & TWITCH takes the crime noir world of Sam and Twitch to a darker level, featuring unique artwork and storytelling from MARC ANDREYKO and ANDY LEE.

THIS ISSUE


"Ancient Chinese Secret, Huh?" Part Two of Six


As the vampiric murders continue and the turf wars over the Chinatown heroin trade escalate, Sam and Twitch not only must dodge a hail of gunfire, but unravel the ways to deal with Chinese undead! (No, seriously, what's the Chinese equivalent of a crucifix? Anybody?)

Written by MARC ANDREYKO


Art by ANDY LEE


Cover by GREG CAPULLO


FC 32 pgs. $2.50


Monthly ongoing series


On Sale 9 JUNE, 2004


MATURE READERS WARNING


CASE FILES: SAM & TWITCH is ™ and Todd McFarlane Productions, 2004. All Rights Reserved.

CITY OF SILENCE

CONCEPT:


The future is bad for you. In a place where everyone has the technology to create brand-new, weird sciences ten times a day, there are policemen who will hunt you down for having a bad idea. They are the Silencers. And the investigation of a dead kid with a silicon pentagram on his neck opens up a whole box of bad ideas upon a city that only survives through silence…

Issues #1-3 of the critically acclaimed miniseries from WARREN ELLIS are collected into this trade paperback. Originally created and produced in the mid-Nineties and prefiguring his Transmetropolitan in its approach and themes, CITY OF SILENCE is among Warren Ellis' (The Authority, Planetary, Ministry of Space) first work for American publishers with artwork by GARY ERSKINE (The Authority). Never before collected into one volume, this tech-noir masterpiece has waited patiently for the times to catch up with it. Now, it's finally run out of patience.

PLUS: Special pin-up gallery featuring artwork by CHRIS WESTON, DOUGIE BRAITHWAITE, JOHN McCREA, ANDI WATSON, STEVE PUGH, SIMON FRASER, DOM REGAN, KEV HOPGOOD, JON HAWARD and MATT GREG.

Collects CITY OF SILENCE #1-3

Written by WARREN ELLIS


Art & Cover by GARY ERSKINE


FC 104 pgs. $9.95


Trade paperback


On Sale X JUNE, 2004


MATURE READERS WARNING


CITY OF SILENCE is ™ and Warren Ellis & Gary Erskine, 2004. All Rights Reserved.

CLOUDBURST

An experimental weather machine, a transport ship filled with hundreds of families and a troop of hired killers converge on a derelict colony world only to discover it's not abandoned.

Lauren Moore is a brilliant young scientist and the creator of Cloudburst: a massive satellite designed to control rainfall on dry planets. Onboard a new colony ship carrying several hundred families, soldiers and cryogenically stored animal embryos, Lauren has been commissioned to use Cloudburst to terraform the planet. What Lauren doesn't know is the soldiers escorting the ship have been sent to remove the existing colonists to make room for the new ones. The corporate term is eviction. The human term is mass murder. The only man who can help her is a mysterious drifter who some say is only a myth, an invention of desert nomads and lunatics.

Written by JUSTIN GRAY & JIMMY PALMIOTTI


Art by CHRISTOPHER SHY & ELISEU GOUVEIA


Cover by AMANDA CONNER & JIMMY PALMIOTTI


FC 64 pgs. $7.95


Original Graphic Novel


On Sale 16 JUNE, 2004


MATURE READERS WARNING


Cloudburst is ™ and Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti, 2004. All Rights Reserved.

DOCTOR CYBORG: OUTPATIENT

THE CONCEPT


Malcolm Syberg has created powerful devices that could be used as weapons of mass destruction. If Malcolm lets himself be used by the government, they will grant his every wish. But his inventions would be pushing the world closer to the brink of disaster. What would you do?

THIS BOOK


Has Doctor Cyborg been released from the sanitarium prematurely? He is set loose in a world run by a shadow government and has become the prey of an assassin known as Genocide Jane. But his greatest danger could come from the woman he is falling in love with.

Written by ALLAN GROSS


Art by MIKE OEMING with Adrian Salmon, Neil Vokes and John Staton


Cover by MIKE OEMING


FC 96 pgs. $9.95


Graphic Novel


On Sale 23 JUNE, 2004


DOCTOR CYBORG is ™ and Allan Gross and Mark Wheatley, 2004. All Rights Reserved.

FRANKENSTEIN MOBSTER #4

THE CONCEPT


He's a cop stitched together with three mobsters. He's a giant fighting to uphold the law. He's a monster who can turn the city into a living hell. The Frankenstein Mobster fights a constant inner battle to do the right thing, and he can't win all the time!

THIS ISSUE


It's a shootout between the Frankenstein Mobster and the police, and his daughter is one of them. He'd rather die than hurt her, and this time, he just might get the chance.

SPECIAL BACK-UP FEATURE


THE BLACK FOREST by Todd Livingston, Robert Tinnell and Neil Vokes. A frightening new story!

Written & illustrated by MARK WHEATLEY


Cover A by MARK WHEATLEY


Deviant Cover B by SCOTT MORSE


FC 32 pgs. $2.95


Bi-Monthly ongoing series


On Sale 9 JUNE, 2004


FRANKENSTEIN MOBSTER is ™ and Mark Wheatley, 2003. All Rights Reserved.

GHOST SPY #2 (of 6)

CONCEPT


Keico Loc is a young bounty hunter, psychologically torn apart by a hyper-violent future. After being infected with the biological toxin Adrenafin and constant embattlement, Keico decides to take control of her life for the very first time.

THIS ISSUE


In an underground bio-weapons research lab, illegal human experiments are being performed. Keico Loc awakens in her cell, weak and helpless. A renegade revolutionary group raids the complex and escapes with Keico. She is brought back to their compound, where the revelations begin.

Written by STEVE ALBERTSON


Art & cover by JACOB ELIJIAH


FC 32 pgs. $2.95


Six-issue monthly miniseries


On Sale 30 JUNE, 2004


GHOST SPY is ™ and Jacob Elijiah, 2004. All Rights Reserved.

THE GREY AREA #1 (of 3)

CONCEPT


After his execution for double-crossing a drug cartel, Rudy Chance, a brutal, corrupt cop and womanizer expects he'll wind up in Hell. Instead, he finds himself in the Grey Area. Here he is forced to combat evil for an afterlife police force and a shot at redemption. Given extraordinary powers, Chance hunts down the wicked to condemn and the worthy to heal. But can he control his own dark side or will it lead him to eternal damnation?

THIS ISSUE


Demanding more cash for his dirty work, Detective Chance angers a drug cartel. Drug lord Karl Bruter decides to put the freeze on him by kidnapping his son. When Chance's family is murdered before his eyes, he tracks Karl down. But Karl cleverly sets a trap that has fatal consequences. Is this the end or a new beginning?

Written by JOHN ROMITA, JR. & GLEN BRUNSWICK


Art & Cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. & KLAUS JANSON


FC 48 pgs. $5.95


Three-issue monthly miniseries


On Sale 23 JUNE, 2004


THE GREY AREA is ™ and John Romita, Jr. 2004. All Rights Reserved.

INVINCIBLE #14

CONCEPT


Mark Grayson is just like most everyone else his age, except that his father is the most powerful superhero on the planet. And now he's begun to inherit his father's powers. It all sounds okay at first, but how do you follow in your father's footsteps when you know you will never live up to his standards?

THIS ISSUE


They're back! The dreaded alien invaders from another dimension have returned seeking revenge! Invincible and Atom Eve are the front line against an all-out invasion of EPIC proportions. The end of the world is at hand, and our best defense is a couple of 18-year old superheroes. Let's hope they've got their hormones in check!

ALSO AVAILABLE


INVINCIBLE, VOL. 2: EIGHT IS ENOUGH TP

Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN


Art by RYAN OTTLEY


Cover by FRANK CHO


FC 32 pgs. $2.95


Monthly ongoing series


On Sale 16 JUNE, 2004


INVINCIBLE is ™ and Robert Kirkman & Cory Walker, 2004. All Rights Reserved.

LIBERTY MEADOWS #37

CONCEPT


It's life and love as usual in Liberty Meadows animal sanctuary, where anything and everything can happen.

THIS ISSUE


Frictions arise as Brandy's mother takes charge of the plans for Brandy's wedding. Testosterone and estrogen run high as Ralph and Leslie star in a new public access channel show with Jen. ALL-NEW STRIPS. NO REPRINTS.

ALSO AVAILABLE


LIBERTY MEADOWS, BOOK 2: CREATURE COMFORTS HC

Written and illustrated by FRANK CHO


Cover by FRANK CHO


BW 32 pgs. $2.95


Bi-monthly ongoing series


On Sale 9 JUNE, 2004


LIBERTY MEADOWS is ™ and Frank Cho, 2004. All Rights Reserved.

McFARLANE'S SPORTS PICKS: MLB SERIES 10
McFarlane Toys


Item #: 72350


Our 10th baseball series is McFarlane Toys' final MLB line for 2004 and features a host of classic players, many representing new teams this year. Each is sculpted in a game-based action pose with official uniform and equipment; includes base. Collect them all. See you during the 2005 season with more of the greatest baseball action figures on the planet.


The item ships 12 per case. $6.99 each. $83.88 per case.


June 2004


Andy Pettitte, Houston Astros P, No. 21


Rafael Palmeiro, Baltimore Orioles 1B, No. 25


Curt Schilling 2, Boston Red Sox P, No. 38


Derek Jeter 2, New York Yankees SS, No. 2


Albert Pujols 2, St. Louis Cardinals LF, No. 5


Mark Mulder, Oakland Athletics P, No. 20


Garret Anderson, Anaheim Angels LF, No. 16


Carlos Delgado, Toronto Blue Jays 1B, No. 25


Roger Clemens, Houston Astros P, No. 22

NOBLE CAUSES: EXTENDED FAMILY #2

CONCEPT


Comics' best and brightest come together to craft short stories featuring the cast of the critically acclaimed NOBLE CAUSES!

THIS ISSUE


JAY FAERBER and FRAN BUENO present a full-length story featuring the entire Noble family, which sets the stage for next month's all-new NOBLE CAUSES ongoing series.

B. CLAY MOORE and IAN RICHARDSON reveal a defining moment in Doc's history.

ROBERT KIRKMAN and CORY WALKER show us Krennick's rite of passage.

DEVIN GRAYSON and ROGER ROBINSON put Frost in a delicate situation when Zephyr runs away from home…and wants to stay with him!

BRIAN JOINES and JAMAL IGLE give us a tragic glimpse of Icarus' inner demons.

ANTONY JOHNSTON and MIKE NORTON take us behind the scenes of the Noble Causes TV series.

TOM PEYER and KELLY YATES present a day in the life of the Noble family's demonic housekeeping staff.

FABIAN NICIEZA and VALENTINE DE LANDRO show us a sordid tale from Zephyr's past.

Written by JAY FAERBER, B. CLAY MOORE, ROBERT KIRKMAN, DEVIN GRAYSON, BRIAN JOINES, ANTONY JOHNSTON, TOM PEYER & FABIAN NICIEZA


Art by FRAN BUENO, IAN RICHARDSON, CORY WALKER, ROGER ROBINSON, JAMAL IGLE, MIKE NORTON, KELLY YATES & VALENTINE DE LANDRO


Cover by FRAN BUENO


FC 80 pgs. $7.95


One-shot


On Sale 16 JUNE, 2004


NOBLE CAUSES is ™ and Jay Faerber, 2004. All Rights Reserved.

NYC MECH #3

CONCEPT


Eight million robots walk the streets, but this isn't science fiction. This is New York City, top to bottom, from a basement in the last Brooklyn ghetto to the clouds above a penthouse suite on Park Avenue. These are robots in agony, ecstasy and everything in between, searching for love, sex or just enough spare change to get them through the day.

THIS ISSUE


NEW STORY! Runway models and runaway lies: Enter two worlds, one of high-fashion glamour and one of low-down guns and grit. Both are built on upholding appearances, but who's fooling whom?

Written by MILES GUNTER & IVAN BRANDON


Art by ANDY MACDONALD


Cover by ALEX MALEEV


FC 32 pgs. $2.95


Monthly ongoing series


On sale 16 JUNE, 2004


NYC MECH is ™ and Ivan Brandon, Miles Gunter & Andy MacDonald, 2004. All Rights Reserved.

PATIENT ZERO #4 (of 4)

CONCEPT


As humanity spirals towards global war, Alex Grant and a handful of other imperfectly mutated psychics must battle against the true instigator: an AI that is viciously conquering the human race, one mind at a time.

THIS ISSUE


"Eternity's Past" Part Four


When Laura threatens to kill them all with a live grenade, Deighton is clamped to a torturer's chair, Ioway lies dying and Alex's hands are literally tied. The survivors must resolve their past mistakes and find a way to band together as the embodiment of Deighton's nightmare--a human overrun by a computer--is unleashed upon them.

ALSO AVAILABLE


PATIENT ZERO #1

Written by JOHN McLEAN-FOREMAN


Art by BRENT WHITE


FC 32 pgs. $2.95


Four-issue monthly miniseries


On Sale 16 JUNE, 2004


PATIENT ZERO is ™ and John McLean-Foreman, 2004. All Rights Reserved.

PHANTOM JACK #4

CONCEPT


Jack Baxter is a New York newspaper reporter who always seems to get the impossible stories. He has a gift (or is it a curse?) to become invisible at will. Sometimes he uses his powers for good, other times for selfish gain. Despite his success, though, he's not a happy man. He carries the guilt of letting a friend die in a foreign land, a friend he could have saved if only he had the courage. And now he must go back.

THIS ISSUE


"Madison Blue, Who Are You?"


Previously, Jack mustered up his courage and returned to Baghdad to rescue his errant brother, Cassidy, captured by Iraqi forces in the days before the 2003 ground war. On the way, Jack's inaction caused yet another death, leaving him alone and distraught. The time for fear and misgivings is over, as the mysterious MADISON BLUE, agent of MISCELLANEOUS, leads him on a rescue mission to save his brother.

ALSO AVAILABLE


PHANTOM JACK #1

Written by MIKE SANGIACOMO


Art & Cover by MITCHELL BREITWEISER & JAIME JONES


FC 32 pgs. $2.95


Monthly ongoing series


On Sale 9 JUNE, 2004


PHANTOM JACK is ™ and Mike Sangiacomo. Inc. 2004. All Rights Reserved.

PvP ARCHIVES, VOL. 1

THE CONCEPT


In a world where nerds evolved instead of man, the staff of PvP magazine rule as kings. Join Cole, Brent, Francis, Jade and Skull the Troll as they chronicle the world of pop-culture.

THIS ISSUE


Office hijinks, role-playing games, teenage geeks in love, old high-school rivals, and a Troll who's run away from home: It's just another average day at PvP Magazine. Collects the first six issues of the new hit comic strips series. Includes sketches, cover gallery and a look behind the scenes of creating a daily comic strip.

Collects PvP #1-6

Written & illustrated by SCOTT KURTZ


Cover by SCOTT KURTZ


BW 128 pgs. $11.95


Trade paperback


On Sale 30 JUNE, 2004


PvP is ™ and Scott R. Kurtz, 2004. All Rights Reserved.

THE RIDE #1

CONCEPT


Hop in the passenger seat and buckle up for a new series about a 1968 Camaro and the people who come in contact with it. Each story arc focuses on a character whose life is dramatically affected by a situation involving the vehicle. Is it stolen? Is it cursed? Is it simply a car, or something much more? A diverse body of creators will showcase their unique talents and show you THE RIDE of your life!

THIS ISSUE


"Wheels of Change," Part One


Meet Samantha Vega, a rookie detective with the Atlanta P.D. During a drug stakeout with her grizzled veteran partner, Frank Simms, she learns of her brother's brutal murder in a small college town. Now, the two cops must survive a fiery road trip in order to find her brother's killer. Don't miss the first issue of this innovative new series!

"This is exciting. Some of my all time favorite artists gathering for new creator-owned work. Bring it, Gaijin."


- Brian Michael Bendis, writer of POWERS and DAREDEVIL.



"To my mind, the Gaijin boys are some of the most underappreciated (and flatulent) creators I have encountered in this industry. It's incredibly exciting to see them on a concept worthy of their time, effort and collective talents. I will be there for THE RIDE."


- Paul Jenkins, writer of SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN



"THE RIDE has all the makings of an incredible comic book: An innovative concept with potential for limitless variation in directions that transcend genre. But most importantly to me, it's loaded with some of my favorite creators in the business! I can't wait to get my grubby little mitts on this one."


- Mike Wieringo, artist of FANTASTIC FOUR.

Written by DOUG WAGNER


Art by CULLY HAMNER & BRIAN STELFREEZE


Cover by ADAM HUGHES


B&W 32 pgs. $2.95


Two-issue monthly miniseries


On sale 2 JUNE, 2004


*Art shown is not the final cover.


THE RIDE is ™ and Ballistic Comics, 2004. All Rights Reserved.

SAVAGE DRAGON #117

CONCEPT


Found unconscious and naked in a burning field, the super-powered amnesiac was recruited by the Chicago Police to help fight their war on crime. Now, the ex-cop fights a never-ending battle to restore order to a world in chaos. Savage Dragon fights to save the city of Chicago and the world itself from the sinister forces of evil.

THIS ISSUE


"POWERLESS!"


With Savage Dragon's heartbroken lovely wife stripped of her


superhuman power, Dragon recruits a familiar friend to help him wage his war on crime. Another pulse-pounding, action-packed, tension-filled tale by SAVAGE DRAGON creator Erik Larsen! Plus a NEW Mighty Man feature by Erik Larsen and Mark Englert! Over 30 pages of comic book goodness for the same low price! The biggest bargain in comics!

Written & illustrated by ERIK LARSEN


Cover by ERIK LARSEN


FC 32 pages, cardstock cover $2.95


Ongoing series


On Sale 23 JUNE, 2004


SAVAGE DRAGON is and Erik Larsen, 2004. All Rights Reserved.

SMALL GODS #1

CONCEPT

In 1991, after decades of skepticism and disbelief, the existence of psychic powers was finally, definitively proven. Today, an estimated 1% of the world's population possess psychic abilities. These people are not superheroes. In most ways, they're just ordinary people, living ordinary lives. They have families, careers and dreams; they eat, sleep, live - and die.

THIS ISSUE


"Killing Grin," Part One


For precognitive detective Owen Young, life is...well, life. His routine has become a rut in his work, in his friendships, and in his relationship with his beautiful girlfriend. However, all that is about to change when a vision puts him on the trail of a bank robber who is more than he seems.

Written by JASON RAND


Art & cover by JUAN E. FERREYRA


FC 32 pgs. $2.95


Monthly ongoing series


On Sale 30 JUNE, 2004


SPAWN is ™ and Todd McFarlane Productions, 2004. All Rights Reserved.

SPAWN #147

CONCEPT


Al Simmons, once the U.S. government's greatest soldier and most effective assassin, was mercilessly executed by his own men. Resurrected in a flawed agreement with the powers of darkness, Simmons was reborn as a creature from the depths of Hell. Disfigured, homeless and alone, the warrior now known as Spawn wanders the shadowy alleys of New York City in search of his past life.

THIS ISSUE


"Scrawled," Part One


A half-century ago, inside the wards of a now-abandoned asylum, a madman scrawled a bizarre manifesto on the walls of his cell, a prophecy writ in blood. And now, decades later, that prophecy is given form and life as a being of shadow and blood is set loose on the world. Spawn tracks the unstoppable hunter as it leaves a trail of corpses in its wake. But the creature's true goal, for now, remains a mystery.

*Art shown is not the cover.

ALSO AVAILABLE


SPAWN, VOL. 8: BETRAYAL OF BLOOD TP

Written by BRIAN HOLGUIN & TODD McFARLANE


Art by ANGEL MEDINA


Cover by GREG CAPULLO & TODD McFARLANE


FC 32 pgs. $2.50


Monthly ongoing series


On Sale 30 JUNE, 2004


SPAWN is ™ and Todd McFarlane Productions, 2004. All Rights Reserved.

SPAWN REBORN 2
McFarlane Toys


Item #: 11350


Limited-edition redecoration series featuring six of the more interesting and visually appealing Spawn-related action figures from the last several years. Each figure will have new details, paint applications, etc., to be different from the original release and will feature updated packaging.


The item ships 12 per case. $5.99 each. $71.88 per case.


June 2004


Interlink Spawn


Manga She-Spawn


Spawn the Black Knight


Mandarin Spawn


Cyber Spawn


She-Spawn 2

THE WALKING DEAD #9

CONCEPT


An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months society has crumbled: There is no government, no grocery stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV. In a world ruled by the dead, we are forced to finally begin living.

THIS ISSUE


With a roof over their heads and food in their bellies, Rick and crew seem to have finally gotten the opportunity to relax in this apocalyptic zombie hell-hole they call home. But now that their guard is down, disaster strikes, and Rick finds himself in a position no father or husband should be.

ALSO AVAILABLE


THE WALKING DEAD, VOL. 1: DAYS GONE BYE TP



Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN


Art & cover by TONY MOORE


BW 32 pgs. $2.95


Monthly ongoing series


On Sale 30 JUNE, 2004


MATURE READERS WARNING


THE WALKING DEAD is ™ and Robert Kirkman 2004. All Rights Reserved.

TOP COW

Darkness #12
(W) Ron Marz (P) Martin Montiel (Col) Matt Milla (Cov) Dale Keown


Hitman Jackie Estacado is on the run in the neon-drenched streets of Hong Kong. Normally the army of assassins on his heels wouldn't be a big deal, but they're led by a merciless killer who controls the dragons of ancient Chinese myth! Green Lantern writer Ron Marz sinks his teeth into The Darkness!

Full color 32 pages $2.99 continuing series

Tomb Raider #43
"TOWER OF SOULS" Part 1 of 2


(W) James Bonny (P)Wilson Tortosa (Col) Tyson Wengler (Cov) Adam Hughes


Lara Croft travels to the Irish countryside to search for a legendary talisman buried beneath a medieval castle where centuries ago, unspeakable tortures took place. What happens when Lara finds the castle remains a place of eternal torment for the wretched spirits imprisoned within? Join us for Part one of a blood-chilling two-part story arc to find out!

Full Color 32 pages $2.99

Strykeforce #3
(W) Jay Faerber (P) Tyler Kirkham (I) Marlo Alquiza (Col) Brian Buccellato


Little Tommy Jenkins is being held in a secret government outpost in Idaho, and it falls to the Strykeforce team to get inside the heavily guarded fortress to bust him out! Top Cow's hit superhero series continues with writer Jay Faerber (Nobles Causes) and hot new artist Tyler Kirkham.

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 Part 3 of a 5-part story arc

Wanted #2 Death Row Edition
(W) Mark Millar (Art) J.G. Jones (Col) Paul Mounts Painted Cover by J.G. Jones


Wanted #2 sold out in less than 48 hours, but you're not shut out! The entire story from Wanted #2 is re-presented here, with a special bonus section of NEW "Behind the Scenes" material found nowhere else.


Sex. Money. Super-powers. Costume. You know you want it. Still.

Full Color Mature Readers 32 pages $2.99 Part 2 of a 6-part story arc

b>Common Grounds #6 (of 6)
(W) Troy Hickman (P) Dan Jurgens/Sam Kieth (Cov) Rodolfo Migliari


The critically acclaimed new take on new superheroes continues with two tales! Penciler Dan Jurgens (JLA) illustrates the superhero talk show, while artist Sam Kieth (Wolverine/Hulk) introduces the newest sensation, American Pi!

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 Part 5 of a 6-part story arc

Top Cow Convention Sketchbook 2004
Art by Marc Silvestri, Tony Daniel, Angel Medina, Dave Johnson, Francis Manapul, Tyler Kirkham, Eric Basaldua and more!


New wraparound cover by Eric Basaldua


If you can't milk the Cow in person at 2004's conventions, experience the con excitement here! Take a look behind the curtain for a sneak peek at all of Top Cow's newest projects and hottest artists here, including your FIRST-EVER look at many new titles!

Color cover, b/w interiors 24 pages inquire for pricing allocations may occur

Aphrodite IX Trade Paperback
(W) David Wohl (Art) David Finch and Clarence Lansang (Col) Steve Firchow (Cov) David Finch


The beautiful cyborg Aphrodite IX is the perfect assassin. She does her job, then retains no memory of her past. But when she seeks out clues to her true identity, the blood flows faster than ever. Collecting issues #1-#4 of the original series, along with the rare Wizard #0 issue AND bonus art by Marc Silvestri, Joe Benitez, and Michael Turner.



FC 142 pages $14.99 trade paperback

Proximity Effect Graphic Novel
(W) Scott Tucker (P) David Nakayama (Col) Beth Sotelo (Cov) Marc Silvestri


Throughout history, beings of great power have walked the earth, for the most part unknown and detected. Some have become historic figures, but few knew where their power came from. This is the story of one such being, Lisa. But her power only works when she's near Caleb, who is her "Source." Caleb has the ability to give superhuman powers to those who are compatible and standing within 30 feet of him-The "Proximity Effect." Separated, Lisa and Caleb are merely human. But together, they can change the world.

Full Color $9.99 96 pages Original graphic novel trade paperback

 
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