Image Comics Solicitations for November, 2011

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GUNS AND DINOS #1 (of 3) – GEM OF THE MONTH
story / art / cover FRANK CHO
NOVEMBER 16
32 PAGES / FC / M
$2.99
With a catastrophic fossil fuel shortage looming, several scientific and military groups are hard at work trying to find alternative fuel sources and modes of transportation to keep the United States military machine running. A small group of quantum scientists and engineers have made a breakthrough in transportation: space folding. Things go awry on its maiden voyage, though, and instead of teleporting the soldiers across the lab, it sends the entire military base back in time – with disastrous results!

HEART #1 (of 4) – GEM OF THE MONTH
story BLAIR BUTLER
art & cover KEVIN MELLON
NOVEMBER 2
32 PAGES / BW / M
Mixed Martial Arts and comics collide when an office drone named Oren “Rooster” Redmond follows his older brother into the fiercely competitive world of professional MMA. With nothing left to lose, Oren hopes to find his purpose in fighting – but does passion equal proficiency?  Does Oren truly have the heart of a champion? Find out in the first chapter of this four-issue series.

BLOOD RED DRAGON #1
story JON GOFF
art CARLO SORIANO & CRIMELAB SYNDICATE
cover CARLO SORIANO
NOVEMBER 2
24 PAGES / FC / T
$3.99
LIMITED PRINT RUN OF 5000 COPIES
Conceived by legendary storyteller, STAN LEE!!!
Developed by comic book revolutionary, TODD McFARLANE!!!
Inspired by worldwide musical icon, YOSHIKI!!!
As an overwhelming force of darkness prepares for an epic assault on reality, one man must call upon a power beyond his control to stand against the rising tide of Oblivion…
Enter the BLOOD RED DRAGON.
With his life suddenly thrown into chaos, Yoshiki must come to grips with the devastating powers at his command. But, with time running out, he must also discern friend from foe, as new players in the war with Oblivion make themselves known, and dark assassins continue their assault on the lyrical heart of humanity.
THE END OF ALL THINGS BEGINS HERE!!!

ARTIFACTS #14
story RON MARZ
art & cover STJEPAN SEJIC
NOVEMBER 2
32 PAGES / FC / T
$3.99
NOW ONGOING!
The Top Cow Universe irrevocably changed by the event of ARTIFACTS #13, and while the event is over, the story continues. Tom Judge, bearer of the Rapture, can’t get the feeling out of his head that something is horribly wrong… with everything. The longtime WITCHBLADE team of RON MARZ (MAGDALENA, SHINKU) and STJEPAN SEJIC (ANGELUS) reunite to tell the ongoing saga of the Top Cow Universe itself.

MUDMAN #1
story /art / cover PAUL GRIST
NOVEMBER 16
32 PAGES / FC / TEEN
$3.50
A BRAND-NEW SUPERHERO COMIC BY PAUL GRIST!
It’s the first day back at school for Owen Craig, and it’s not going too well. He’s been run over, got detention, and his police officer father has been taken prisoner by armed bank robbers.
And now his body seems to be turning into mud…

GIANT-SIZE ELEPHANTMEN #1
story RICHARD STARKINGS
art AXEL MEDELLIN
cover A J. SCOTT CAMPBELL & NEI RUFFINO
cover B AXEL MEDELLIN
NOVEMBER 2
68 PAGES / FC / M
$5.99
COMPLETE THIS ISSUE: “MAN AND ELEPHANTMAN”
J. SCOTT CAMPBELL’s beautiful tri-fold cover art wraps around the complete, sold out ELEPHANTMEN: MAN AND ELEPHANTMAN story arc, previewed in THE WALKING DEAD #86. Read the whole story and see what everyone was talking about!

THE INFINITE HORIZON #6 (of 6)
story GERRY DUGGAN
art & cover  PHIL NOTO
NOVEMBER 30
32 PAGES / FC / T
$2.99
FINALLY COMPLETE!
The war-weary soldier must summon the strength for one final, bloody battle to save his wife and son from criminals. 
HACK/SLASH ANNUAL 2011: HATCHET/SLASH
story BENITO CERENO
art ARIEL ZUCKER-BRULL
cover A TIM SEELEY & MARK ENGLERT
cover B ARIEL ZUCKER-BRULL
NOVEMBER 2

48 PAGES / FC / T+
$4.99
THE BIGGEST STARS IN COMIC BOOK HORROR MEET THE BIGGEST STAR IN INDEPENDENT HORROR FILMS AS CASSIE AND VLAD MEET HATCHET'S VICTOR CROWLEY!
In the Louisiana Bayou, the murderous ghost of Victor Crowley is maiming tourists in creatively horrible ways. But in his blind murderous rampage, he may have created something worse than himself! Now, Cassie and Vlad are back in New Orleans, and it won't be long before baseball bat meets hatchet and deformed mutant meets deformed mutant!  GUARDING THE GLOBE writer BENITO CERENO teams with star-in-the-making ARIEL ZUCKER-BRULL for this momentous mash-up!

SHAKY KANE'S MONSTER TRUCK
story / art / cover SHAKY KANE
NOVEMBER 23
108 PAGES/ FC / LANDSCAPE / T+
$14.99
GET YOUR MOTOR ROLLING AND HEAD OUT ALONG COMIC BOOK ROUTE 666!
Taking it's stylistic cues from the silver age of comics, this graphic road movie by comics legend SHAKY KANE, pans out over 50 continuous panels, taking the reader on a hallucinogenic journey into the very hinterland of popular culture. Deluxe, recolored, remastered second printing of the WISHBONE STUDIO cult classic.
"The world in a blender, all the tastiest parts shaken, rattled, and rolled into a Technicolor mind-warp!"
Matt Seneca, Death To The Universe.

OUR LOVE IS REAL
story SAM HUMPHRIES
art / cover STEVEN SANDERS
NOVEMBER 2
24 PAGES / B&W / M
SIZE 8” X 8”
$3.99
The comic book "surprise hit of the summer" is back – and Image has it! In wide release for the very first time! See it for yourself – the book that has everyone buzzing: OUR LOVE IS REAL!
THE FUTURE IS HERE! Plantsexuals riot in the streets for equal rights. Humans fall in love with dogs. And crystals are more than just jewelry. A chance encounter on the job changes a riot cop's life forever as he finds himself caught in a bizarre love triangle that blurs romance, crime, and lust beyond recognition. 
OUR LOVE IS REAL is a bold new sci-fi one-shot written by SAM HUMPHRIES (one of Wizard's "Five Writers to Watch in 2011," CBGB, Fraggle Rock) and illustrated by STEVEN SANDERS (Uncanny X-Men: The Heroic Age, FIVE FISTS OF SCIENCE).
“A splendidly-perverse and eye-poppingly gorgeous fistful of futuristic fun.” – Jason Aaron, writer of Scalped, Wolverine, and Ghost Rider
“One of the Top Ten Comics of July 2011… this is one of the most surprisingly original sci-fi stories we’ve ever read…a shocking, funny, and emotional read that will stick with you long after you put it down.” – Alex Zalben, MTV Geek (http://bit.ly/r9Tndf)
“It’s a really fun comic book that could get quite a following.” – Rich Johnston, Bleeding Cool

PILOT SEASON: MISDIRECTION #1
story FILIP SABLIK
art CHRIS DiBARI
cover MICHAEL GAYDOS
NOVEMBER 2
32 PAGES / FC / T+
$3.99
PILOT SEASON RETURNS! TAKE CONTROL!
Vince Martinez raced cars for a living, now he can’t even drive. A tragic mistake took Vince from the height of success to losing his career, his family & his freedom. When he is unwittingly made the getaway driver for a bank robbery gone wrong, will Vince head back to jail or show the world why he was NASCAR’s hottest driver in one of the heaviest trafficked cities in the US.
Writer FILIP SABLIK (LAST MORTAL, PILOT SEASON: ASSET) teams with artist CHRIS DIBARI (Pale Horse, The Warriors) hit the gas on a high-speed fugitive tale with a twist!

PILOT SEASON: THEORY OF EVERYTHING #1
story DAN CASEY
art THOMAS NACHLIK
cover ERIK JONES
NOVEMBER 9
32 PAGES / FC / T+
$3.99
PILOT SEASON RETURNS! TAKE CONTROL!
Charles Witten is a brilliant scientist capable of inventing devices that will change our world. Unfortunately, most of the scientific community thinks he’s a crackpot. As does the government, until… a precision team of heist men rob a bank in Switzerland using what appears to be Witten’s dimension hopping technology. Technology that Witten designed, but never completed…
Writer/director DAN CASEY and artist THOMAS NACHLIK (LAST MORTAL) deliver fast-paced, action-packed science fiction that will keep you guessing.

PILOT SEASON: ANONYMOUS #1
story ALAN McELROY
art MICHAEL MONTENAT
cover ERIK JONES
NOVEMBER 16
32 PAGES / FC / T+
$3.99
PILOT SEASON RETURNS! TAKE CONTROL!
Marcus Walsh was an elite Special Forces soldier involved in black ops all over the world. Wet work like this takes its toll and Marcus wanted out, but this wasn’t a job you quit. There was only one way out. Now believed dead and completely anonymous, Walsh struggles to use his black ops skills to atone for his past sins.
Screenwriter ALAN McELROY (SPAWN, Tekken) newcomer MICHAEL MONTENAT delivers a hard-hitting adventure of redemption and conspiracy!

PILOT SEASON: SERAPH #1
story LANCE BRIGGS & PHIL HESTER
art & cover JOSE LUIS
NOVEMBER 23
32 PAGES / FC / T+
$3.99
PILOT SEASON RETURNS! TAKE CONTROL!
The angelic warrior now known only as Seraph was once a sinner. After living a life of selfishness and sin, personal tragedy drove him to kill himself. Plucked on his way to Hell by Heaven, the man was made Heaven’s soldier in an endless battle. Charged with fighting an ancient war, but bound by God’s law, can Seraph triumph over opponents not restricted in the same way and regain his faith in the process?
Creator LANCE BRIGGS (Chicago Bears) and writer PHIL HESTER (THE DARKNESS, Wonder Woman) are joined by artist JOSE LUIS (Justice League of America) deliver a story of personal loss and redemption wrapped in a rich supernatural mythos.

THOUGHT BUBBLE ANTHOLOGY #1
story ANDY DIGGLE, STUART GORDON & ANTONY JOHNSTON
art CHARLIE ADLARD, DUNCAN FEGREDO & D'ISRAELI
cover BECKY CLOONAN
NOVEMBER 9
24 PAGES / FC / E
OVERSIZED
$2.99
Top names come together to celebrate Thought Bubble's fifth year with an anthology of new short comics. This collection will also print the winners of the first ever Northern Sequential Art Competition. All profits from this comic will go to the charity Banardos. 
www.thoughtbubblefestival.com

50 GIRLS 50, VOL. 1: SHAKEDOWN TP
story DOUG MURRAY & FRANK CHO
art AXEL MEDELLIN
cover FRANK CHO
NOVEMBER 2
120 PAGES / FC / T+
$14.99
OLD SCHOOL SCI-FI EXPLORES THE WORLDS OF TOMORROW!
This complete edition of FRANK CHO (X-Men: Schism), DOUG MURRAY (The 'Nam) & AXEL MEDELLIN's (ELEPHANTMEN) contains all four issues of their space-faring epic featuring the galaxy-lost ESS Savannah's search for home! If that’s not enough, it’s also packed with bonus pieces written by MURRAY further exploring the worlds of 50 GIRLS 50 and a gallery of art by both MEDELLIN and CHO!
Collects 50 GIRLS 50 #1-4

ELEPHANTMEN, VOL. 0 HC
story RICHARD STARKINGS
art MORITAT, BOO COOK, AXEL MEDELLIN & LADRÖNN
cover  BOO COOK
NOVEMBER 9
312 PAGES / FC / M
$34.99
Collecting the sold out WAR TOYS trade paperback, now in full color for the first time, and the sequel, ENEMY SPECIES, this highly anticipated ELEPHANTMEN, VOL. 0 is packed with extras, including MORITAT and BOO COOK sketchbooks and unseen work by LADRÖNN, MARIAN CHURCHLAND, MARLEY ZARCONE and a new prologue by AXEL MEDELLIN!
Collects ELEPHANTMEN: WAR TOYS, VOL. 1: NO SURRENDER; ELEPHANTMEN: YVETTE ONE SHOT and ELEPHANTMEN #34-35

FEARLESS, VOL. 1 TP
story MARK SABLE & DAVID ROTH
art & cover PJ HOLDEN 
NOVEMBER 2
128 PAGES / FC / T
$14.99
From the creator of GRAVEYARD OF EMPIRES and GROUNDED comes the story of a literal man without fear.  The vigilante known as Fear is a bold, even reckless superhero.  He’s also a man paralyzed by a crippling anxiety disorder who needs an anti-fear drug to fight his war on crime.  Hell, he needs it just to get out of bed every day.  So what happens when his drug supply runs out?
Collects FEARLESS #1-4

GIRLS: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION TP
story JOSHUA LUNA
art & cover JONATHAN LUNA
NOVEMBER 16
608 PAGES / FC / M
$49.99
This edition collects the complete run of GIRLS by THE LUNA BROTHERS (THE SWORD, ULTRA). Experience the epic horror series about a small town that is invaded by beautiful, murderous, egg-laying clones.
Collects GIRLS #1-24

GLADSTONE’S SCHOOL FOR WORLD CONQUERORS, VOL. 1 TP
story MARK ANDREW SMITH
art / cover ARMAND VILLAVERT
NOVEMBER 19
144 PAGES / FC / E
$9.99
Welcome to Gladstone's School for World Conquerors, a top-secret academy for the children of the world's greatest super villains to learn the trade. Join us as Kid Nefarious, Mummy Girl, Martian Jones, Ghost Girl, and the infamous Skull brothers unearth the School's and their parents' hidden past.
Collects GLADSTONE’S SCHOOL FOR WORLD CONQUERORS #1-6

THE COMPLETE INVINCIBLE LIBRARY, VOL. 3 HC
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art RYAN OTTLEY & BILL CRABTREE
cover RYAN OTTLEY
NOVEMBER 23
688 PAGES / FC
$125.00
S&N EDITION LIMITED TO 150 COPIES $175.00
Collecting the INVINCIBLE ULTIMATE COLLECTION, VOL. 5-6 into one massive slip cased volume just in time for Christmas! Almost 700 pages of pure INVINCIBLE goodness. This is a can't-miss for any INVINCIBLE fan and a perfect addition to any reinforced, sturdy bookshelf.
Collects INVINCIBLE #48-70

THE LI'L DEPRESSED BOY, VOL. 2 TP
story S. STEVEN STRUBLE
art / cover SINA GRACE
NOVEMBER 16
112 PAGES / FC / T
$12.99
“MOVIN’ RIGHT ALONG”
LDB has stumbled hard on his path to happiness. It's easy for him to retreat back into his routines, and avoid the outside world. Thankfully, his friend Drew Blood notices his need for escape and takes him on a road trip to see a concert. Adventure awaits – along with peril and maybe closure?
Collects THE LI’L DEPRESSED BOY #5-8

THE MISSION TP
story JON HOEBER & ERICH HOEBER
art & cover WERTHER DELL'EDERA & ARIANNA FLOREAN
NOVEMBER 9
144 PAGES / FC
$14.99
Paul Haskell's average suburban life is upended when a mysterious figure claiming to be an angel taps him as a foot-soldier in the hidden war between Good and Evil. As Paul descends into a dark disturbing world of covert missions and murder, he struggles to discern reality from illusion, good from evil, and sanity from madness.

MORNING GLORIES DELUXE COLLECTION, VOL. 1 HC
story NICK SPENCER
art JOE EISMA
cover RODIN ESQUEJO
NOVEMBER 30
336 PAGES / FC / M
$39.99
At last, an oversized hardcover of NICK SPENCER’s runaway hit series, MORNING GLORIES. This deluxe edition features every cover, plus sketches, character studies and other extras that no collector or fan of the series will want to be without.
See why critics everywhere have cited MORNING GLORIES as THE book of the year!
Collects MORNING GLORES #1-12

THE NIGHTLY NEWS ANNIVERSARY EDITION HC
story / art / cover JONATHAN HICKMAN
NOVEMBER 16
300 PAGES / HC / T+
$34.99
The five-year anniversary, over-sized, deluxe hardcover edition of THE NIGHTLY NEWS. Containing the Eisner-nominated original story, as well as the never before seen original scripts and sketches, a complete making of, the original pitch, and much more.
Collects THE NIGHTLY NEWS #1-6
"Jonathan Hickman's The NIGHTLY NEWS is the industry vanguard… where the rest of comics will be a decade from now." – Stuart Immonen
"This is what the future looks like. I have no idea where Jonathan Hickman is taking us, but it's so clear he does." – Brad Meltzer

REED GUNTHER, VOL. 1 TP
story SHANE HOUGHTON
art / cover CHRIS HOUGHTON
NOVEMBER 2
184 PAGES / FC / E
$14.99
Everyone’s favorite bear-riding cowboy gallops into his first collected edition! REED GUNTHER and his trusty grizzly bear steed bumble their way through the wild west fighting giant snakes, hoards of mole creatures, a resurrected John Henry zombie, freak show freaks, special government agents, and all sorts of wild monsters created by an ancient mysterious Idol! This colored collection of excitement, friendship, and adventure is fun for folks of all-ages!
Collects REED GUNTHER #1-5

SKULLKICKERS, VOL. 2: FIVE FUNERALS AND A BUCKET OF BLOOD TP
story JIM ZUBKAVICH
art & cover EDWIN HUANG & MISTY COATS
NOVEMBER 16
144 PAGES / FC / T - TEEN
$16.99
The second SKULLKICKERS adventure is a wondrous tornado of action-adventure: a den of thieves, a city of danger, nobility, stupidity, plant monsters, dinner parties and bloodthirsty faerie folk. Jump on board to see why Ain’t It Cool News says “Everyone who loves comics should buy SKULLKICKERS.”
Collects SKULLKICKERS #6-11

SUPER DINOSAUR, VOL. 1 TP
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover JASON HOWARD
NOVEMBER 23
128 PAGES / FC / E
$9.99
This is where it begins! The Evil Max Maximus wants to get to Inner-Earth! He wants the dinosaurs that live there! He wants the powerful DynOre mineral that originates there! SUPER DINOSAUR and DEREK DYNAMO are the only ones who can stop him! The fate of the world rests on the shoulders of a ten year-old kid and his best friend, a nine-foot tall Tyrannosaurus Rex who loves to play video games.
Collects SUPER DINOSAUR #1-5 and SUPER DINOSAUR ORIGIN SPECIAL #1

TOP COW: WE CREATE… HC
story TOP COW’S FINEST
art & cover TOP COW’S FINEST
NOVEMBER 30
224 PAGES / FC / T
OVER-SIZED
$34.99
THE PERFECT GIFT!
Over it’s almost 20-year history, Top Cow has established itself as both a legendary breeding ground for great artists, and a hot bed of creativity and new ideas. Celebrate the full library of Top Cow properties and characters with overviews, profiles, and insights in this deluxe hard cover reference guide. Collecting material previously found in the Top Cow Bible and Bible Addendum along with new entries and content, Top Cow: We Create… makes the perfect holiday gift for the diehard Top Cow fan in your life. Plus be the first to find out about what Top Cow has planned for the future with sneak peeks at upcoming concepts and properties!

THE WALKING DEAD OMNIBUS, VOL. 1 HC (NEW PRINTING)
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art TONY MOORE, CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
NOVEMBER 2
560 PAGES / BW / M
$100
BACK IN PRINT DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND!
This deluxe hardcover features the first 24 issues of the hit series along with the covers for the issues all in one massive, oversized slip-cased volume. Perfect for long time fans, new readers, and anyone needing a heavy object with which to fend off the Walking Dead.
Collects THE WALKING DEAD #1-24

WITCHBLADE: REDEMPTION, VOL. 4 TP
story RON MARZ
art STJEPAN SEJIC
cover STJEPAN SEJIC
NOVEMBER 30
160 PAGES / FC / T
STANDARD SIZE
$19.99
END OF AN ERA!
Longtime scribe RON MARZ (ARTIFACTS, MAGDALENA) and artistic partner STJEPAN SEJIC (BROKEN TRINITY) conclude their critically acclaimed run on WITCHBLADE. In this volume, Sara Pezzini must defeat the ancient Babylonian goddess-queen Tiamat, who has returned after centuries with an ax to grind with the Witchblade bearer. Also in this volume, the over-sized landmark 150th issue of Witchblade where Internal Affairs closes in on Sara’s mystical secret, forcing her to choose between her role as Witchblade bearer and detective.
Collects WITCHBLADE #145-150

27: SECOND SET #3 (of 4)
story CHARLES SOULE
art RENZO PODESTA
cover SCOTT FORBES
NOVEMBER 2
32 PAGES / FC / T+
$3.99
1980s one-hit wonder turned witch Valerie Hayes will NOT stop until she has magically stolen our hero William Garland's immense fame and made it her own. Her first attempt failed miserably, so now she's calling on the other members of the one-hit wonder club to help. Full of homages to some of rock's greatest fizzles, this is one issue not to miss!

AVENGELYNE #5
story ROB LIEFELD & MARK POULTON
art OWEN GIENI
cover A ROB LIEFELD
cover B OWEN GIENI
cover C JOHN STINSMAN
NOVEMBER 23
32 PAGES / FC / T+
$2.99
“THE HAND OF GOD,” Part Two
Avengelyne and Passover question the Four Horsemen about their reappearance on Earth, as Heaven Starr nurses a recuperating Father Peter back to health after a recent attack. Meanwhile, Operation Hellstrike sends their latest recruit, Special Agent Devlin to investigate the recent paranormal activity in New York City, which puts him right in the path of Priest. Plus, an “Extreme Origins” back up story written by MARK POULTON, with art by a guest artist!

BLUE ESTATE #7
story VIKTOR KALVACHEV & ANDREW OSBORNE
art VIKTOR KALVACHEV, TOBY CYPRESS & NATHAN FOX
cover VIKTOR KALVACHEV
NOVEMBER 9
32 PAGES / FC / M
$2.99
"TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT"
Not everyone gets out alive when cops, killers and innocent bystanders converge on a house of homicide in the Hollywood Hills.  Schemes unfold, secrets explode and all hell breaks loose in episode seven of this fast, funny 100% cool hit series! 

BOMB QUEEN VII: QUEEN’S WORLD #4 (of 4)
story / art / cover JIMMIE ROBINSON
NOVEMBER 23
32 PAGES / FC / M
$3.50
ShadowHawk races against time to find Bomb Queen’s son before she launches her ultimate evil plan: the destruction of the world. Robinson pulls no punches in this grand finale where the fate of mankind rests in the hands of ShadowHawk - who has his own demons to battle.

'BREED III #7 (of 7)
story JIM STARLIN
art & cover JIM STARLIN
NOVEMBER 30
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"...AND IT ENDS WITH A LIE!"
It's the conclusion to Starlin's decade-spanning Ray Stoner versus his demonic father battle!  What more need be said?
CARBON GREY ORIGINS #2 (of 2)
story PAUL GARDNER, HOANG NGUYEN & KHARI EVANS
art HOANG NGUYEN, KHARI EVANS & KINSUN LOH
cover A HOANG NGUYEN 
cover B KHARI EVANS & KINSUN LOH
NOVEMBER 23
32 PAGES / FC / M - MATURE 
$3.99
“ORIGIN,” Part Two
A second anthology of short stories set in the CARBON GREY universe. A boy becomes a god in “Gottfaust,” mysterious events are investigated by “Marshal and Marshall” and a refugee becomes a queen in the tale of “Raisa.” Legends, secret histories and continuity errors – all will be revealed in CARBON GREY ORIGINS.

CHEW #24
story JOHN LAYMAN
art / covers ROB GUILLORY
NOVEMBER 16
32 PAGES / FC / M
$2.99
“MAJOR LEAGUE CHEW,” Part Four
This issue we give new meaning to the phrase “death by chocolate.”
CHEW #19 SDCC GLOW-IN-THE-DARK VARIANT
story JOHN LAYMAN
art / covers ROB GUILLORY
NOVEMBER 2
32 PAGES / FC / M
$10.00
If you weren’t able to make it to Comic-Con International in San Diego this year, have no fear: We’re making the SDCC special glow-in-the-dark variant of CHEW #19 available while supplies last!
THE DARKNESS #97
story PHIL HESTER
art ROMANO MOLENAAR
cover JEREMY HAUN
NOVEMBER 16
32 PAGES / FC / M
$2.99
CELEBRATE THE FIFTEENTH ANNIVERSARY!
Longtime Darkness bearer, Jackie Estacado, is on a mission to destroy the one enemy that can strike at the core of his life… the Darkness itself. But fighting his way through the Darkness’ home dimension, Estacado will encounter unexpected ghosts from his past. Long time writer PHIL HESTER (Wonder Woman, Green Hornet) and ROMANO MOLENAAR (THE DARKNESS II: CONFESSION) barrel towards the landmark issue #100!
ALSO AVAILABLE:
• THE DARKNESS #90-#95 Signed Set – issue #90 signed by PHIL HESTER - $19.99

EPOCH #4 (of 5)
story KEVIN McCARTHY
art PAOLO PANTALENA
cover PAOLO PANTALENA & BILL FARMER
NOVEMBER 9
32 PAGES / FC / T+
$3.99
BATTLE ROYALE!
Detective Jonah Wright will embrace his Archangel heritage and fight in Epoch, the world's greatest supernatural blood sport.  He will risk his life in the ring to gather the clues, unveil the conspiracy, and incarcerate the murderer who killed his partner, Michael.  He will fight Demons, Gorgons, and Warlocks, but will Jonah survive the bloodstained floors of Epoch long enough to uncover the truth?  
ALSO AVAILABLE:
• Epoch #1– Comic-Con International Exclusive Wraparound Variant Cover by Paolo Pantalena - $10.00

GLADSTONE’S SCHOOL FOR WORLD CONQUERORS #7
story MARK ANDREW SMITH
art / cover ARMAND VILLAVERT
NOVEMBER 19
32 PAGES / FC / E
$2.99
Field trips are usually pretty boring, even at a School for World Conquerors. When a trip to the museum of cosmic relics takes a dangerous turn, the Gladstone’s Cadets have to team up with their Golden Age idols in order to prevent themselves from becoming today's obituaries.

GREEN WAKE #7
story KURTIS J. WIEBE
art / cover RILEY ROSSMO
NOVEMBER 30
32 PAGES / FC / M
$3.50
“LOST CHILDREN,” Part Two
Morley is haunted by ghosts of his past that force him to face his fears about Green Wake. Violent unrest seizes the citizens of the once sleepy town and Morley is forced to choose a place to stand in the deepening social divide.
“GREEN WAKE is the strongest debut of 2011+” – CBR
“My first 10/10 rating.” – COMIC BOOK REVOLUTION
“The best comic so far in 2011.” – THE WEEKLY CRISIS
“GREEN WAKE keeps raising the bar…” – FANGORIA

HACK/SLASH #10 
story TIM SEELEY
art DANIEL LEISTER
cover A TIM SEELEY & MARK ENGLERT
cover B  BECKY CLOONAN
NOVEMBER 9
32 PAGES / FC / T+
$3.50
“INTERDIMENSIONAL WOMEN'S PRISON BREAKOUT,” Part Two
The woman's prison escapees are staking their claims on NYC! Cassie and Samhain are caught in the middle! While fighting the likes of killer ladies Dr. Weir, April Fool and Bomb Queen, they're also fighting the urge to knock boots! A little bit of sexy, and a whole lot of bloody!

HAUNT #21
story JOE CASEY
art / cover NATHAN FOX
NOVEMBER 16
32 PAGES / FC / T+
$2.99
It's the big showdown between the Kilgore brothers and the swarming hordes of the Second Church in the heart of Radical City! With the help of an enigmatic new ally, Haunt cuts loose on his enemies... but will it be enough to ensure his escape?

THE INFINITE #4
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover ROB LIEFELD
NOVEMBER 9
32 PAGES / FC / T
$2.99
Bowen has finally assembled his team and is ready to face The Infinite head-on. But is he too late? Will they be enough? And what happens when one of his own turns their back on the team?

THE INFINITE #4 DELUXE EDITION
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover ROB LIEFELD
NOVEMBER 9
48 PAGES / FC / T
$5.99
This Deluxe Edition of THE INFINITE #3 comes loaded with mountains of behind the scenes sketches and illustrations by ROB LIEFELD and piles of notes and script pages by ROBERT KIRKMAN. Much like your favorite extras-filled DVDs, this version will give you a glimpse behind the curtain to see all the usually unseen work that goes into the creation of a comic book.

INVINCIBLE #88
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover RYAN OTTLEY & FCO PLASCENCIA
NOVEMBER 30
32 PAGES / FC / T+
$2.99
Invincible versus Young Omni-Man!
WHAT?!!
THE LAST OF THE GREATS #2 
story JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV
art & cover  BRENT PEEPLES
cover B STJEPAN SEJIC
NOVEMBER 2
32 PAGES / FC / T+
$2.99
“THE DEAL,” Part Two
Meet mankind's last hope for survival.  He's called The Last, and he hates our guts.
The apocalypse is stopped before it can start, and the Last has taken his place as ruler of Earth.  His beneficent rule may not be all that it seems when his siblings' sins begin to surface.

MAGDALENA #11
story RON MARZ
art NELSON BLAKE II, DAVID MARQUEZ, SAL REGLA & DAVE McCAIG
cover NELSON BLAKE II, SAL REGLA & DAVE McCAIG
NOVEMBER 9
32 PAGES / FC / T
$3.99
GUEST-STARRING WITCHBLADE!
The hunt for a piece of the One True Cross leads Patience and Kristof to the US, where Patience is reunited with an old friend – Sara Pezzini! Together will the Artifact bearers be able to recover the relic from Patience’s newest adversary? RON MARZ (ARTIFACTS, WITCHBLADE), NELSON BLAKE II (PILOT SEASON: MURDERER) and DAVID MARQUEZ (Secret Warriors, Days Missing) continue the fan favorite series!

MARKSMEN #5 (of 6)
script DAVID BAXTER
art JAVIER ARANDA, GARRY LEACH & JESSICA KHOLINNE
cover TOMM COKER
NOVEMBER 16
32 PAGES / FC / T
$2.99
There is a time in all our lives when we finally see our parents for who they are.  6o years from now, Drake and Cammy find out about theirs in the midst of a battle for the lives of everyone in New San Diego.  “Disappointment” just doesn’t cover it.

MORIARTY #6
story DANIEL COREY
art & cover  ANTHONY DIECIDUE
NOVEMBER 2
32 PAGES / FC / T 
$2.99
“THE LAZARUS TREE,” Part Two
Tensions in Kyauktada are reaching a boiling point. Moriarty discovers bizarre facts behind a recent spate of killings, a drug-trafficking ring that is linked to his missing friend, and a mass-murder in the jungle that threatens to expose his endgame.

MORNING GLORIES #15
story NICK SPENCER
art JOE EISMA
cover RODIN ESQUEJO
NOVEMBER 9
32 PGS / FC / M
$2.99
P.E. Part Two
MYSTERIOUS WAYS #5 (of 6)
story JASON RUBIN
art / cover TYLER KIRKHAM
NOVEMBER 2
32 PAGES / FC / M
$3.99
THIS KILLER JUST SAVED YOUR LIFE…
Sam is getting closer and closer to discovering the truth of his predicament, but the authorities are getting even closer to capturing him. JASON RUBIN (THE IRON SAINT, Crash Bandicoot) teams with TYLER KIRKHAM (Green Lantern Corps) to bring a dark, action-packed supernatural thriller that will have you questioning everything you believe. 

NEAR DEATH #3
story  JAY FAERBER
art SIMONE GUGLIELMINI
cover  TOMM COKER
NOVEMBER 23
32 PAGES / FC / T+
$2.99
Markham attempts to save a female Homicide detective. But will she accept help from the assassin she's been trying for years to put in jail?

PIGS #3
story NATE COSBY & BEN McCOOL
art BRENO TAMURA
cover AMANDA CONNER & PAUL MOUNTS
NOVEMBER 9
32 PAGES / FC / M
$2.99
“ROCKY”
How do you assassinate a U.S. Senator without murdering him? Find out in a tale of impossibility & intrigue by NATE COSBY (Jim Henson’s Storyteller), BEN McCOOL (MEMOIR, CHOKER) and BRENO TAMURA.
SAMURAI’S BLOOD #6 (of 6)
story OWEN WISEMAN
art NAM KIM, MATTHEW DALTON & SAKTI YUMONO
cover JO CHEN
NOVEMBER 9
32 PAGES / FC / T
$3.99
MINISERIES CONCLUSION!
It all comes down to this moment… Three teenagers, the last survivors of a brutal betrayal on their clan, face an army with only the support of the Edo Ghost.  All willing to die to enact their revenge.  It looks like it may come to that.
32 PAGE - NO ADS FINALE!
SAVAGE DRAGON #178 
story / art / cover ERIK LARSEN
NOVEMBER 30
32 PAGES / FC / T
$3.50
INVASION!
The war comes to earth at last! Can the combined might of Earth's greatest heroes hope to overcome their greatest challenge ever?
SEVERED #4
story SCOTT SNYDER & SCOTT TUFT
art / cover ATTILA FUTAKI
NOVEMBER 16
32 PAGES / FC / M
$2.99
“STEALING HOME”
A young ambitious runaway encounters a travelling salesman with sharp teeth and a hunger for the innocent.
SCOTT SNYDER (American Vampire, Batman, Swamp Thing), SCOTT TUFT and ATTILA FUTAKI (Percy Jackson) are back with 2011’s most terrifying horror series. SEVERED.

SPAWN #213
story WILL CARLTON
art SZYMON KUDRANSKI & TODD MCFARLANE
cover MICHAEL GOLDEN
NOVEMBER 2
32 PAGES / FC / T+
$2.99
"THE GATHERING STORM," Part One
Since his awakening in the pages of SPAWN #185, Jim Downing has been at constant odds with his new life as a Hellspawn. Now, following his confrontation with Clown, Jim is ready to step from the shadows and claim his place as a new messiah for the Digital Age.
The future starts NOW!!!

THE STRANGE TALENT OF LUTHER STRODE #2 (of 6)
story JUSTIN JORDAN
art & cover TRADD MOORE
NOVEMBER 2
32 PAGES / FC / M
$2.99
Suspended from school for putting a bully in the hospital, Luther spends his days figuring out his newfound abilities and getting to know Petra, his new girlfriend. Unfortunately, it’s not going to last long with The Librarian killing his way toward Luther and those that he loves.

SUPER DINOSAUR #6
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover JASON HOWARD
NOVEMBER 23
32 PAGES / FC / E
$2.99
In the wake of the massive battle with Mega Raptor, Derek and Super Dinosaur must rebuild the Dynamo Dome, but the evil SQUIDIOUS has other plans! It’s danger in the depths for our heroes!
TEEN WOLF: BITE ME #3 (of 3)
story DAVID TISCHMAN
art STEPHEN MOONEY
cover JOE CORRONEY
NOVEMBER 23
32 PAGES / FC / T
$3.99
PARTY!
Scott goes on the offensive, attacking Allison's father and the Hunters in a last-ditch attempt to get the serum that will enable him to return to human form.  And he better do it quick.  Lydia's party is in two hours and Allison's laid down an ultimatum--if he doesn't show up, their relationship is over.  Jackson gets off on watching Scott's life crumble, but nothing motivates a teen-aged Werewolf like a hot girl threatening to break up with him.  Can a last-minute assist from Derek and Stiles help save the day?  Scott deals with the idea that he may never be human again, as the first comic book story based on MTV's new hit series concludes!  

VESCELL #4
story ENRIQUE CARRION
art / cover JOHN UPCHURCH
NOVEMBER 23
32 PAGES / FC / M
$2.99
“CHURCH OF FAME” 
This solicitation has to be 50 words or less...but why write so little when a picture is worth a thousand? Just check the cover.
THE WALKING DEAD #91
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
NOVEMBER 16
32 PAGES / BW / M
$2.99
Andrea still mourns for Dale.
THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #44
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
NOVEMBER 2
32 PAGES / BW / M
$2.99
Everything is changing – starting now! It’s all been leading up to this, folks! Nobody is safe. Nothing will ever be the same. The biggest, most explosive story-arc in the history of this series starts right here, in this issue.

THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #45
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
NOVEMBER 9
32 PAGES / BW / M
$2.99
It’s all been leading up to this. No one is safe. Not even our hero, Rick Grimes.

THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #46
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
NOVEMBER 16
32 PAGES / BW / M
$2.99
The bloodbath continues. No one is safe.

THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #47
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
NOVEMBER 23
32 PAGES / BW / M
$2.99
Mother and Child. No one is safe.

THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #48
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
NOVEMBER 30
32 PAGES / BW / M
$2.99
Dead and buried.

WITCHBLADE #152
story TIM SEELEY
art DIEGO BERNARD & FRED BENES
cover A JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
cover B DIEGO BERNARD & FRED BENES
NOVEMBER 23
32 PAGES / FC / T+
$2.99
“UNBALANCED PIECES”, Part Two
Tracking supernatural killers was a lot easier when Sara Pezzini, bearer of the Witchblade, lived in her hometown of New York and was a police detective. Now she must do it while avoiding butting heads with the Chicago PD and trying to make ends meet as a private detective. The new creative team of TIM SEELEY (HACK/SLASH) and DIEGO BERNARD (The Man With No Name) continue to shake up the status quo of WITCHBLADE!
Featuring two covers by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER (ARTIFACTS) and DIEGO BERNARD!
ALSO AVAILABLE:
• WTICHBLADE #146 – Comic-Con International Exclusive Variant Cover by KALMAN ANDROSOFSKY - $10.00

XENOHOLICS #2
story JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art SETH DAMOOSE
cover DAN DUNCAN
NOVEMBER 16
32 PAGES / FC/ M
$3.50
“ALIEN ARE NOT REAL!”
Then who are the little green men chasing the XenoHolics?!
While the truth of one of the XenoHolics is revealed, they’re on the run and the only place they can hide is the… ALIEN FETISH SEX CLUB?
X-Files and Fire in the Sky twisted with CHEW in this hot new series!

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