Avatar Press solicitations for product shipping November, December 2001

Wed, September 26th, 2001 at 12:00am PDT

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Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

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November Releases

ALAN MOORE'S GLORY #1 - Joseph Linsner
Retail Price: $3.50 US


Cover: Joseph Michael Linsner (fully painted)


Writer: Alan Moore


Artist: Marat Mychaels


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, monthly, 1 of 4

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Alan Moore is without question the most critically acclaimed and influential writer working in the industry today. His long-awaited Glory series has been eagerly anticipated for years, and now Avatar is releasing it monthly with an all-star lineup of cover artists including Joseph (Dawn) Linsner and David (Aphrodite IX) Finch! This first issue finds the goddess Glory's worrying mother Demeter wondering how her daughter can ever fit in on Earth with the mortals. But her peaceful, perfect island of Thule is troubled by an unexpected visit from Lilith, queen of the underworld, who threatens to strike at Demeter where she is weakest, her daughter Glory! This issue also has a Golden Age Glory story written by Alan Moore and drawn by Melinda Gebbie! This series features the same intricately crafted plot, world renowned characterization and razor-sharp dialogue that has made Alan Moore so amazingly popular. The interior art is by Marat Mychaels and is simply beyond comparison to any of his previous work. The stunning detail going into every page and the luscious colors by Nimbus Studio make this simply one of the finest books being published this year.

ALAN MOORE'S GLORY #1 - David Finch
Retail Price: $3.50 US


Cover: David Finch


Writer: Alan Moore


Artist: Marat Mychaels


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, monthly, 1 of 4

ALAN MOORE'S GLORY #1 - Matt Haley
Retail Price: $3.50 US


Cover: Matt Haley


Writer: Alan Moore


Artist: Marat Mychaels


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, monthly, 1 of 4

ALAN MOORE'S GLORY #1 - Mychaels
Retail Price: $3.50 US


Cover: Marat Mychaels


Writer: Alan Moore


Artist: Marat Mychaels


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, monthly, 1 of 4

ALAN MOORE'S GLORY #1 - Matt Martin
Retail Price: $3.50 US


Cover: Matt Martin


Writer: Alan Moore


Artist: Marat Mychaels


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, monthly, 1 of 4

ALAN MOORE'S GLORY #1 - Wraparound
Retail Price: $3.50 US


Cover: Marat Mychaels


Writer: Alan Moore


Artist: Marat Mychaels


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, monthly, 1 of 4

ALAN MOORE'S GLORY #1 Red Velvet
Retail Price: $25.00 US


Cover: Brandon Peterson


Writer: Alan Moore


Artist: Marat Mychaels


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, monthly, 1 of 4

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: This special embossed red velvet cover is limited to just 700 copies and features a new cover by Brandon Peterson!

THRESHOLD #45 - DEMONSLAYER cover
Retail Price: $4.95 US


Cover: Marat Mychaels


Artists: Marat Mychaels, Phil Xavier, Ivan Abraini


Readership: Mature Readers


Format: B&W, 48 pages, bi-monthly series

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: By fan demand, Marat Mychaels's Demonslayer comes to the pages of Threshold! This first chapter of a six part serial launches Jacyln the Demonslayer into her spiciest adventure yet. Her innocent trip to Rome turns into a whirlwind of trouble as she discovers horrific demon trouble in the catacombs under the Vatican! Also in this issue, the Lookers have their hands full with a convent full of twisted nuns in a story by Robert Lugibihl and newcomer artist Ivan Abraini. Pandora rounds out this issue with a new story of her past by Robert Lugibihl and Phil Xavier as she finds herself in a passionate love affair with Alexander the Great. But Alexander's mother will stop at nothing to see Pandora dead. Threshold continues bi-monthly as the longest running American anthology.

THRESHOLD #45 - PANDORA cover
Retail Price: $4.95 US


Cover: Phil Xavier


Artists: Marat Mychaels, Phil Xavier, Ivan Abraini


Readership: Mature Readers


Format: B&W, 48 pages, bi-monthly series

THRESHOLD #45 - DEMONSLAYER Nude cover
Retail Price: $6.00 US


Cover: Marat Mychaels


Artists: Marat Mychaels, Phil Xavier, Ivan Abraini


Readership: Mature Readers


Format: B&W, 48 pages, bi-monthly series

THRESHOLD #45 - PANDORA Nude cover
Retail Price: $6.00 US


Cover: Lloyd (fully Painted)


Artists: Marat Mychaels, Phil Xavier, Ivan Abraini


Readership: Mature Readers


Format: B&W, 48 pages, bi-monthly series

AVENGELYNE: Seraphacide #1/2 Bound Edition
Retail Price: $5.95 US


Cover: Karl Waller


Writer: Robert Lugibihl


Artist: Rick Lyon


Readership: All ages


Format: FC, 32 pages, of 2

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: She's young, she's beautiful and she's the deadliest assassin alive. Her name is Onyx and she has been aimed like a gun at Avengelyne. But why would anyone want to have Avengelyne killed? This special prelude to #1 has all-new exclusive art featuring the first sword flashing encounter between the two warrior women. With stellar art by Rick Lyon and luscious colors by Nimbus, this is not a book you want to miss. Because you can be sure Onyx won't. This special edition cover is limited to just 1000 copies.

AVENGELYNE: Seraphacide #1 Adam and Eve Edition
Retail Price: $5.95 US


Cover: Marat Mychaels


Writer: Robert Lugibihl


Artist: Rick Lyon


Readership: All ages


Format: FC, 32 pages, 1 of 2

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Avengelyne is caught in the cross hairs of the deadliest assassin on the planet, the luscious Onyx. Raised since a child to master one thing, killing, Onyx brings a fury of firepower and slicing swords to bear against Avengelyne. So who would want the Earth Angel dead? And will Avengelyne live long enough to find out why? With stunning art by Rick Lyon and vibrant colors by Nimbus, you don't want to miss this hard hitting and action packed one shot... because one shot is all Onyx needs! This exclusive new cover special edition is limited to just 1000 copies.

DEMONSLAYER: PROPHECY #1 Lace Edition
Retail Price: $5.95 US


Cover: Marat Mychaels


Writer/Artist: Marat Mychaels


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: The Demonslayer is back in an all-new full color special by creator and artist Marat Mychaels! Jaclyn has finally accepted her role in the war between humanity and the demons. Her relationship with Michael is stronger than ever and life finally appears to be going well for the young Demonslayer. However, her importance in the large scale of the war may be completely hidden to her and the extent of her powers unrevealed. A mysterious new player in the game, Ebon, storms into her life, bringing with him carnage and an ominous Prophecy of the future. This special edition is limited to just 1000 copies.

COVEN: Dark Sister #1/2 Raptor Prism Foil (Previews Exclusive)
Retail Price: $12.95 US


Cover: Matt Martin


Writer/Artist: Matt Martin


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 16 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: The new Coven: Dark series is red hot so be to not miss out on our next limited edition Prism foil edition. This Previews Exclusive Prism Foil is limited to just 500 copies. All copies ship bagged and boarded with a certificate of authenticity.

COVEN: Dark Sister #1 Royal Blue
Retail Price: $75.00 US


Cover: Andy Park


Writer/Artist: Matt Martin


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, 1 of 2

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: This series introduces Eden, a powerful black magic sorceress who shares a horrible secret with Spellcaster, they are sisters! But instead of the love of a mother that made Spellcaster the white witch she is, Eden claims to have been deserted and left to learn her magical heritage on her own. She has been slowly mastering the black arts and now finally has her hands on a legendary Spellbook as well! But a time-altering spell that went horribly awry leads to total chaos in New York. Bits and pieces of dozens of time periods have all been deposited right in Times Square, leading the most incredible conflicts ever! Dinosaurs running rampant, Nazis fighting Al Capone's gang, knights attacking tanks, and the Coven are right in the middle, being hunted down by Eden! If you have ever loved beautifully drawn women, dinosaurs, or giant fight scenes, you do not want to miss this epic series! This ultra- limited Royal Blue Edition is limited to just 100 copies and every copy ships in a special protective case with a certificate of authenticity.

DONNA MIA TPB (O/A)
Retail Price: $15.95 US


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Cover: Trevlin Utz


Writer/Artist: Trevlin Utz


Readership: Mature Readers


Format: B&W, 144 pages, square bound

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Trevlin Utz's erotic gothic masterpiece is available again with this specially re-bound first printing. For the succubus known as Donna Mia, life with humans is a terribly confusing thing. But just trying to fit in when you are hunted by vampires and ancient cults makes from some tough situations. Utz's beautifully rendered art has won fans the world over and his superb storytelling makes for a truly outstanding series.

December releases

ALAN MOORE'S GLORY #2 - David Finch
Retail Price: $3.50 US


Cover: David Finch


Writer: Alan Moore


Artist: Marat Mychaels


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, monthly, 2 of 4

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Alan Moore's most eagerly anticipated series continues as Glory strides between the two worlds she lives in , our mortal Earth and her mother's godly Thune, and she tries to come to grasp with her new found mortal love. But something is very wrong with Thune and the Gods themselves tremble as Glory's world literally falls apart! Alan Moore's reputation for brilliant characterization and his staggering ability to create new realities as vivid and alive as our own is fully displayed in this wonderful work. Marat Mychaels continues to produce a whole leval of artwork that will impress even the most fickle of fans and Nimbus' colors are as good as it gets. This truly is a series for all comic book fans!

ALAN MOORE'S GLORY #2 - Andy Park
Retail Price: $3.50 US


Cover: Andy Park


Writer: Alan Moore


Artist: Marat Mychaels


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, monthly, 2 of 4

ALAN MOORE'S GLORY #2 - Matt Haley
Retail Price: $3.50 US


Cover: Matt Haley


Writer: Alan Moore


Artist: Marat Mychaels


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, monthly, 2 of 4

ALAN MOORE'S GLORY #2 - Mychaels
Retail Price: $3.50 US


Cover: Marat Mychaels


Writer: Alan Moore


Artist: Marat Mychaels


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, monthly, 2 of 4

ALAN MOORE'S GLORY #2 - Matt Martin
Retail Price: $3.50 US


Cover: Matt Martin


Writer: Alan Moore


Artist: Marat Mychaels


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, monthly, 2 of 4

COVEN: TOOTH & NAIL #1 - Ron Adrian
Retail Price: $3.50 US


Cover: Ron Adrian


Writer: Robert Lugibihl


Artist: Ron Adrian


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, one shot

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: The Coven are back in their most action-packed epic yet! The lycanthropic Darkwolf has come seeking vengeance upon his sister Fantom, and Spellcaster is caught in the middle after she is bitten by Darkwolf and infected with his dreaded curse. In a desperate scramble against time, Spellcaster, Fantom and Scratch must fight tooth and nail against Darkwolf and his pack as they make their way across town to the one man who may be able to prevent Spellcaster from being doomed to life as a werewolf! Red hot artist Ron Adrian (Witchblade, Darkchylde) has slaved over these pages to make them the most stunning of his career and with Nimbus Studios vibrant colors, this book is sure to blow you away!

COVEN: TOOTH & NAIL #1 - Al Rio
Retail Price: $3.50 US


Cover: Al Rio


Writer: Robert Lugibihl


Artist: Ron Adrian


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, one shot

COVEN: TOOTH & NAIL #1 - Karl Waller
Retail Price: $3.50 US


Cover: Karl Waller


Writer: Robert Lugibihl


Artist: Ron Adrian


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, one shot

COVEN: TOOTH & NAIL #1 - Mychaels
Retail Price: $3.50 US


Cover: Marat Mychaels


Writer: Robert Lugibihl


Artist: Ron Adrian


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, one shot

COVEN: TOOTH & NAIL #1 - Wraparound
Retail Price: $3.50 US


Cover: Ron Adrian


Writer: Robert Lugibihl


Artist: Ron Adrian


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, one shot

COVEN: TOOTH & NAIL #1 - Leather
Retail Price: $25.00 US


Cover: Karl Waller


Writer: Robert Lugibihl


Artist: Ron Adrian


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 32 pages, one shot

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Limited to just 500 copies printed on our special white leather-composite.

WARREN ELLIS' STRANGER KISSES TPB
Retail Price: $9.95 US


Cover: Mike Wolfer


Writer: Warren Ellis


Artist: Mike Wolfer


Readership: Mature Readers


Format: B&W, 72 pages, square bound TPB

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Warren Ellis brings his mad visions to life with the same team who brought you Strange Kiss, with Mike Wolfer on art and Dan Parsons on painted grey tones. Stranger Kisses is about people for whom two genders are not enough, no matter how you play mix-and-match with sexuality. It's also about videotape, bad secrets, and what it's like to have an entire city wanting to kill you. The videotape is of seriously physically modified whores. Possibly altered at the genetic level. Because those extra orifices look grown. And those weird protuberances don't look artificial.... A very 21st Century comic, mad and modern and speedy and full of nasty ideas. Most sequels end up as pale imitations of the first. Stranger Kisses makes its ancestor look like a runt. It's Big Comics, Pop Comics. hard fast explosive storytelling, mad science and weird sex. What the hell more do you want? The year 2000. In LA, the future of rich man's whoring and trophy women is being designed. Two sexes are not enough. People like their kisses stranger than that.

WARREN ELLIS' STRANGER KISSES HC
Retail Price: $24.95 US


Cover: Mike Wolfer


Writer: Warren Ellis


Artist: Mike Wolfer


Readership: Mature Readers


Format: B&W, 72 pages, square bound HC

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: This special hardcover edition is limited to just 500 copies. (Diamond: caution 2)

AVENGELYNE: Seraphacide #1 Hard Woman Edition
Retail Price: $5.95 US


Cover: Karl Waller


Writer: Robert Lugibihl


Artist: Rick Lyon


Readership: All ages


Format: FC, 32 pages, 1 of 2

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: seraphicide n. to kill an angel. Avengelyne is caught in the cross hairs of the deadliest assassin on the planet, the luscious Onyx. Raised since a child to master one thing, killing, Onyx brings a fury of firepower and slicing swords to bear against Avengelyne. So who would want the Earth Angel dead? And will Avengelyne live long enough to find out why? You don't want to miss this hard hitting and action packed one shot... because one shot is all Onyx needs! This special edition cover is limited to just 1000 copies.

AVENGELYNE: Dragon Realm #2 Ron Adrian
Retail Price: $5.95 US


Cover: Ron Adrian


Writer: Robert Lugibihl


Artist: Rick Lyon


Readership: All ages


Format: FC, 32 pages, 2 of 2

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Avengelyne's most epic adventure wraps up in this unbelievable action issue. Avengelyne has finally found a way to get back home from the overwhelming Dragon Realm, but opening the portal doesn't go as planned. Sure, she is back in modern day London, but a huge fire breathing dragon came through with her! The casualties mount as London burns and Avengelyne is saddled with the job of killing him before his rampage goes any further. Is the Earth Angel up to the task? This exclusive new cover special edition is limited to just 1000 copies.

AVENGELYNE CONVENTION SPECIAL Mychaels Sketch Edition
Retail Price: $29.95 US


Cover: Marat Mychaels


Writers/Artists: Sean Shaw, Matt Martin


Readership: All Ages


Format: B&W, 16 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Now is you chance to get this special edition book previously only available at this summer's major conventions! The Avengelyne Convention Special features preview pages of upcoming Avengelyne books, unseen pinups and covers, and has a special section on creating Avengelyne/ Shi! This edition is even more amazing, each has an original Avengelyne sketch by red hot artist Marat Mychaels! This special edition is limited to just 100 copies. All copies ship bagged and boarded with a certificate of authenticity.

AVENGELYNE/SHI #1 Prism Foil (Previews Exclusive)
Retail Price: $12.95 US


Cover: David Finch


Writer: Robert Lugibihl


Artist: Karl Waller


Readership: All Ages


Format: Full color, 16 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: This Previews Exclusive Prism Foil is limited to just 500 copies. Two of the most popular woman in comics are in for the fight of their lives, against each other! The Earth Angel Avengelyne is drawn into conflict with a renegade sect of samurai warriors who overwhelm her and use her body to capture the spirit of the demon lord Akuma. This horrible fate for Avengelyne appears to Shi in a dream, and then she must use all of her skills to stop this new evil Angel of Death! The story stands alone for readers not familiar with the characters, yet also looks deeply into the core of each woman as they struggle against this horrific force of terror. All copies ship bagged and boarded with a certificate of authenticity.

PANDORA Crossovers Set
Retail Price: $11.95 US


Covers: Rick Lyon, Mike Wolfer


Writer/Artist: Rick Lyon, Mike Wolfer


Readership: Mature Readers


Format: B&W and Full color, 4 books in a bagged set

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: This set contains four years worth of crossovers featuring the Girl of Myth, Pandora! Perfect for new fans missing her previous adventures. Included are copies of Pandora/Shotgun Mary #1, Pandora/Widow #1, Pandora/Widow: Arachnaphobia #1 and Avengelyne/Pandora #1! This special collection is limited to just 200 bagged sets.

DEMONSLAYER: RAVE #1 Nude Edition
Retail Price: $6.00 US


Cover: Marat Mychaels


Writer/Artist: Marat Mychaels


Readership: Mature Readers


Format: Full color, 32 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Yowza, it's the Demonslayer as you have never seen her before, in the buff! This special pinup book features tons of all-new ultra sexy pinups as well as every cover and rare advertising piece by the artist and creator of Demonslayer Marat Mychaels! You don't want to miss some of the ultra-scarce early Demonslayer pieces that are collected here in color for the first time. This is the ultimate Marat Mychaels collection of art and a must have for fans of sexy female art. This special edition cover is limited to just 1000 copies.

RAZOR X Vol 1 TPB
Retail Price: $6.95 US


Cover: Mike Wolfer


Writer/Artist: Mike Wolfer


Readership: Mature Readers


Format: B&W, 48 pages, square bound

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Mike (Stranger Kisses) Wolfer's Razor opus from the pages of Threshold is now available in this special expanded square bound edition that features lots of all-new, ultra-spicy pages! It is Razor as you have never seen her before, with Lethal Stryke and Poizon thrown into the mix as they face off against Widow and Pandora! But the stakes are higher than ever as Razor gets infected with the spidervirus and will spread it to whomever she breeds with! It is sultry catfight action as Spider-Razor and Widow get into the arachnafight of the century!

RAZOR X Vol 1 TPB Adult cover
Retail Price: $8.00 US


Cover: Mike Wolfer


Writer/Artist: Mike Wolfer


Readership: Mature Readers


Format: B&W, 48 pages, square bound

RAW MEDIA #11
Retail Price: $3.95 US


Cover: Pete Ayala


Writer: David Quinn


Artist: Al Rio, Pete Ayala


Readership: Adults Only


Format: B&W, 32 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Raw Media continues as the most erotic adult anthology in comics today! An incredibly powerful sexual stimulant leads to nothing but decadence as Al Rio continues to provide the over-the-top art on Thrust with script by David Quinn. In this final chapter everything (and everyone) comes to a head! Also in this issue, Glen Hammonds writes and Pete Ayala uses his art magic to unleash another chapter of carnage with the sex cops in Naked Justice. For naughty delight, you don't want to be missing Raw Media.

RAW MEDIA #11 Al Rio Adult
Retail Price: $6.00 US


Cover: Al Rio


Writer: David Quinn


Artist: Al Rio, Pete Ayala


Readership: Adults Only


Format: B&W, 32 pages

RAW MEDIA #11 Ayala Bondage
Retail Price: $6.00 US


Cover: Al Rio


Writer: David Quinn


Artist: Al Rio, Pete Ayala


Readership: Adults Only


Format: B&W, 32 pages

STRANGE KISS SCRIPT BOOK (O/A)
Retail Price: $4.95 US


Cover: Mike Wolfer


Writer: Warren Ellis


Readership: All ages


Format: B&W, all text, 48 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Warren Ellis fans have been screaming to see the master's original scripts, well here they are! With all-new commentary on the genesis of the book, the scripting of the series, and how to write horror comic books all by Warren Ellis, this is destined to be a classic compendium! See for yourself why Warren Ellis is the most critically acclaimed writer since Alan Moore! New cover by Mike Wolfer.

 
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