EXCLUSIVE: Dark Horse Advance Solicits for April, 2013

Tue, January 8th, 2013 at 12:07pm PST

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Dark Horse has provided CBR News with an exclusive first look at select April solicitation information and covers, including Corey Taylor's "House of Gold & Bones," "Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 9" and more! Look for the full solicitations text to be released later this week.

Corey Taylor (W), Richard Clark (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Jason Shawn Alexander (Cover)
On sale Apr 17
FC, 32 pages
Trapped in an alternate reality, the Human must make his way to the House of Gold & Bones as he is chased by a crazed mob, and taunted by mysterious ally, Allen. What the Human discovers on his journey will be his salvation . . . or his destruction.
• Inspired by the Stone Sour album House of Gold & Bones.
• Cover art by Jason Shawn Alexander.

Andrew Chambliss (W), Karl Moline (P), Andy Owens (I), Dexter Vines (I), Michelle Madsen (C), Phil Noto (Cover), and Georges Jeanty (Variant cover)
On sale Apr 10
FC, 32 pages
The loss of the world’s magic has finally hit Buffy. Hard. As friends and family continue to fall, Buffy is helpless. . . and Xander is beyond fed up with helplessness—and Buffy! He is so finally ready to do something about it!
• Special guest artist Karl Moline!
• Season 9 continues!
• Xander’s secret revealed!

Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)
On sale Apr 24
FC, 32 pages
The time has come for Angel to make good on his promise to resurrect Giles—but at the same time, Season 9’s Big Bads, Pearl and Nash, together with Angel’s own mentor, Whistler, gather the final pieces needed to harness the last magical powers on Earth for their own apocalyptic plan.
•  Executive produced by Joss Whedon!
• Angel’s moment of truth!
• Showdown with this season’s Big Bads!
• Distrust and accusations among the heroes!

Victor Gischler (W), Paul Lee (P), Andy Owens (I), Cris Peter (C), and Jo Chen (Cover)
On sale June 5
FC, 136 pages
TP, 6 5/8” x 10 3/16”
Fresh from his latest attempt to get Buffy to act on her feelings for him, Spike has fled to the dark side of the moon. His trip leads him to a group of dangerous demons and a rude awakening from his reverie, which in turn leads him on an unexpected adventure to . . . Sunnydale! Collecting Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike—A Dark Place #1–#5.
• Cover by Jo Chen!
• A crucial episode in Season 9!

SLEDGEHAMMER 44 #2 (of 2)
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), Jason Latour (A), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Apr 10
FC, 32 pages
Outgunned and outnumbered by an army of Nazis, a group of GIs must band together and unleash the Hyperborean power of the mysterious man in the iron suit in order to make it home safely.
• Super Soldier!
• The Iron Prometheus returns!
• From B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: The Pickens County Horror and Dejango Unchained artist Jason Latour.

TAGS:  solicitations, dark horse comics, buffy, corey taylor, joss whedon

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