EXCL PREVIEWS: "Lobster Johnson," "Dark Horse Presents" & "Gamma"

Tue, July 9th, 2013 at 11:58am PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

Courtesy of Dark Horse Comics, CBR presents exclusive previews of several books hitting stores on July 24: Mike Mignola, John Arcudi and Sebastian Fiumara's "Lobster Johnson: A Scent of a Lotus" one-shot, Ulises Farinas and Erick Freitas "Gamma" one-shot and the latest issue of "Dark Horse Presents featuring a new "Trekker" story from Ron Randall and work by Steve Niles, Andrew Vachss, David Lapham and more!

LOBSTER JOHNSON: A SCENT OF LOTUS #1
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Sebastián Fiumara (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Tonci Zonjic (Cover)
On sale July 24
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
A series of brutal Chinatown murders sets off a manhunt for an Imperial Japanese agent even the Tong are afraid to kill. The Crimson Lotus, first introduced in B.P.R.D.: The Dead in 2005, finally stands revealed!
• Essential ties to B.P.R.D. Plague of Frogs!
"Lobster is the hero who gets things done instantly ..."–Comic Book Resources]

GAMMA
Ulises Farinas (W/A/Cover) and Erick Freitas (W)
On sale July 24
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
One-shot
Dusty Keztchemal is a pathetic coward. He failed the entire planet, and now, the only way he can make a living is by getting punched in the face for money. But when a beautiful stranger wanders into his saloon looking for help, Dusty thinks he can conjure up the man he once was—the greatest monster trainer in the world!
• The first original story from Catalyst artist and rising star Ulises Farinas (Transformers: Heart of Darkness, Glory)!
"Hilarious, awesome and hilariously awesome."—ComicsAlliance.com

DARK HORSE PRESENTS #26
Ron Randall (W/A/Cover), Steve Niles (W), Andrew Vachss (W), Mike Richardson (W), David Lapham (W/A), Mike Baron (W), Patrick Alexander (W/A), Phil Stanford (W), Jane Espenson (W), Caitlín R. Kiernan (W), Frank Barbiere (W), Dan Jolley (W), Dara Naraghi (W), menton3 (A), Steve Rude (A), Patric Reynolds (A), Karl Moline (A), Steve Lieber (A), Micah Kaneshiro (A), Leonard Kirk (A), Dom Reardon (A), and Tom Williams (A)
On sale July 24
FC, 80 pages
7.99
Ongoing
Meet the Juice Squeezers: a group of elementary-school kids tasked with secretly keeping their small town safe from a horrible, underground epidemic—written and drawn by David Lapham! Learn about a vampire couple during the time of the Black Plague in Steve Niles and menton3’s The Nosferatu Wars! Join bounty hunter Mercy St. Clair on a vacation gone horribly wrong in Ron Randall’s Trekker!
• Plus, new installments of Buffy, Blackout, Nexus, Crime Does Not Pay, Underground, Alabaster: Boxcar Tales, and Bloodhound!
• David Lapham srites and draws a gory all-ages story.
"Dark Horse’s prestigious anthology series ... showcases emerging talent alongside some of the greatest writers, artists and cartoonists comics has to offer." —ComicsAlliance 
"Seriously, this is comics’ best kept secret trove of great comics."—Comic Book Resources’ Robot 6

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