Dark Horse Comics Solicitations for November, 2013

Wed, August 14th, 2013 at 2:51pm PDT | Updated: August 14th, 2013 at 4:10pm

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Dark Horse has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for products shipping October 2013. When you're through checking out these solicitations, be sure to visit CBR's Indie Comics Forum and discuss these Dark Horse releases with fellow readers.

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One full issue! One dollar!
#1 for $1: Abe Sapien
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Scott Allie (W), Sebastián Fiumara (A), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 32 pages
$1.00
One-shot
To celebrate the release of the new trade paperback collection, Dark Horse is offering Abe Sapien #1 again—for $1! On the run from the B.P.R.D., a mutated Abe Sapien traverses a devastated America, with monster corpses scattered around and cities in ruin.
• Abe Sapien #1 for just $1!
• A low-cost introduction to the new ongoing series!
• Cover by Mike Mignola!
• From the pages of Hellboy!

#1 for $1: Star Wars—Legacy
Corinna Bechko (W), Gabriel Hardman (W/A),Rachelle Rosenberg (C), and Dave Wilkins (Cover)
On sale Nov 20
FC, 32 pages
$1.00
One-shot
Read the first chapter in the saga of Ania Solo—Han and Leia's great-great-granddaughter—for only $1! She's just a girl trying to make her way in the galaxy, who comes into possession of a lightsaber and an Imperial communications droid—and discovers she has been targeted for death!
• The trade-paperback collection, Prisoner of the Floating World, is on sale now!
• In the aftermath of Legacy: War, this is what's next!

#1 for $1: The Victories
Michael Avon Oeming (W/A/Cover) and Nick Filardi (C)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 32 pages
$1.00
One-shot
Meet the Victories—six heroes sworn to protect us from crime, corruption, and the dark. When the team member Faustus uncovers his traumatic hidden past, will he self-destruct?
• The Victories #1—back in print for $1!
"The highest compliment I can pay to any form of storytelling is this: I have no idea what's going to happen next and I can't wait to find out."–Bloody Disgusting

"Fiumara's…monsters are top notch." -Comic Book Resources
Abe Sapien #7
Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Sebastián Fiumara (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Max Fiumara (Cover)
On sale Nov 13
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Abe dives into a fight between carnivorous monsters crawling out of the desert sand and the fortified militia that's walled Phoenix off from the rest of the world.
Abe vs. the Mayan apocalypse!

Includes never-before-seen story and images!
Amala's Blade: Spirits of Naamaron TP
Steve Horton (W) and Michael Dialynas (A/Cover)
On sale Jan 22
FC, 144 pages
$18.99
TP, 7" x 10"
The kingdom of Naamaron is bitterly divided into warring factions, Purifiers and Modifiers, with both sides fearing the Great Vizier's deadliest assassin, Amala. With a price on her head—and a ghost monkey on her back—the future of both kingdoms may rest in her bloodstained hands! Collects the entire miniseries and Dark Horse Presents stories and includes a never-before-published Amala's Blade story, an art gallery, and creators' notes!
• Debuted in the award-winning Dark Horse Presents.
• Featuring art by Michael Dialynas from Superior Spider-Man Team-Up Special #1.
"Swashbuckling fun for the whole family."—Comic Book Resources

"If you're a fan of Mignola, then you'll definitely enjoy Baltimore."–Geeks of Doom
Baltimore: The Infernal Train #3 (of 3)
Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Ben Stenbeck (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Nov 6
FC, 32 pages
$3.50

Miniseries
Baltimore jumps aboard the Infernal Train and fights high-priest vampires and an evil witch to stop them from resurrecting a vampire god.
• From Hellboy creator Mike Mignola!
"Golden and Mignola understand . . . well-told spook story spun out in dramatic segments by shadowy characters in seedy settings." –PopMatters

Big Bang Theory Stress Dolls
On sale Nov 13
The Big Bang Theory Stress Doll: Sheldon Cooper
The Big Bang Theory Stress Doll: Leonard Hofstadter
The Big Bang Theory Stress Doll: Howard Wolowitz
The Big Bang Theory Stress Doll: Rajesh Koothrappali
The Big Bang Theory Stress Doll: Penny
Each figure is $9.99
Get yourself some Big Bang Theory therapy before your head explodes in an even bigger bang!
This comics-friendly sitcom is centered on five characters: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and socially awkward friends and co-workers, aerospace engineer Howard Wolowitz and astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali. The geekiness and intellect of the four guys is contrasted for comic effect with Penny's social skills and common sense.
If YOU have any common sense, you'll stock up on these. The figures measure approximately 5.5" and are made of a soft material. Packaged in a window box, which has a side hole allowing the consumer to feel the figure's tactile quality without opening the box.

The Black Beetle: Necrologue #2 (of 5)
Francesco Francavilla (W/A/Cover)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 32 pages
$3.99

Miniseries
Get ready for thrills and chills, Beetlemaniacs!
It's a bad time to live in Colt City... The streets are his hunting ground. The citizens are his prey. He's cruel and wild, like a wounded beast... He is Mudman! Only one man can stop this villain's murder binge, but time is running out for the Black Beetle!
Plus, on a lighter note, the New Adventures of Little Black Beetle!
• Features a brand new back up feature Little Black Beetle!
• From the mind of Eisner Award–winning and New York Times best-selling creator Francesco Francavilla!
"Francesco Francavilla grabs the reader by the throat, then takes them on a thrill ride packed with action, adventure, excitement, mystery, and intrigue."—Newsarama
"Francesco Francavilla creates a fully realised pulp hero in The Black Beetle. Do we have a new Rocketeer here? It's looking more and more like it."—Bleeding Cool
"The hard-boiled mystery hits the ground running and doesn't pause to catch its breath."—Nerdist

The violent rush to Blade's finale!
Blade of the Immortal Volume 28: Raining Chaos TP
Hiroaki Samura (W/A)
On sale Jan 15
b&w, 216 pages
$19.99
TP, 5 3/4" x 8 1/4"
Heads and limbs fly as the vicious grudge match between desperate rogue Anotsu and disgraced officer Habaki continues! Three weird Rokki-dan thugs catch up to the fleeing Ittō-Ryū crew—with unexpected results! As this epic manga series nears its final volume, now's time to catch up with Manji, Rin, and your favorite battling groups of anachronistic, freakish warriors!
"Samura's work will thrill you, engage you, and even horrify you like no other artist working in film or print today." –Geof Darrow

SUPERPOWERS FOR SALE!
Bloodhound: Crowbar Medicine #2
Dan Jolley (W), Leonard Kirk (A/Cover), Robin Riggs (I), and Moose Baumann (C)
On sale Nov 13
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
A superhuman tragedy becomes Clev's biggest case to date, as a rogue scientist declares that the only way to stop a bad guy with superpowers is with a good guy with superpowers. To get the superpower-granting technology under control, Clev finds himself drafted by top military brass!
• From Dan Jolley (Prototype 2) and Leonard Kirk (X-Factor)!
• For fans of X and The Boys!
Back for blood!

"The writing and the art are stellar, making this a top notch entry into the B.P.R.D. canon."–Bloody Disgusting
B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #113
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Tyler Crook (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Rafael Albuquerque (Cover)
On sale Nov 20
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
As Liz and a police squad ambush the mad doctor and his Moreau-like experiments, Fenix takes on a group of cultists and by killing their god!
• Art by Eisner winner Tyler Crook (The Sixth Gun).
• Liz is back!
Cover by Rafael Albuquerque (American Vampire)!

Mike Mignola's New York Times best-selling series!
B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth Volume 7: A Cold Day in Hell TP
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), Peter Snejbjerg (A), Laurence Campbell (A), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Jan 22
FC, 144 pages
$19.99 
TP, 7'' x 10''
Following the deadly events of The Return of the Master, the zombie director of the Russian occult sciences division leads the B.P.R.D. to go head to head with demons from Hell. Meanwhile, Johann commands a rescue mission to locate the missing agents from The Abyss of Time. What they find is an army of mutated humans. Collects B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #105-109.
• Art by Peter Snejbjerg (Abe Sapien: The Abyssal Plain, A God Somewhere) and Laurence Campbell (Marvel Universe vs. Wolverine, Punisher MAX).

This psychic agent knows EXACTLY what you're thinking!
Brain Boy #3
Fred Van Lente (W), R. B. Silva (P), Rob Lean (I), Ego (C), and Ariel Olivetti (Cover)
On sale Nov 20
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
In a battle between two telepaths, any bystander is a potential ally . . . or a potential enemy! Matt Price, code name Brain Boy, must defeat a mad mental giant but he'll have to survive a mob of mind-controlled New Yorkers to do it!
• New York Times best selling author Fred Van Lente (Archer and Armstrong, G.I. Joe).
"…entertaining psychic warfare."–The Trades

HE'S FALLING DOWN THE TWELVE STEPS!
Buzzkill #3
Donny Cates (W), Mark Reznicek (W), Geoff Shaw (A/Cover), and Lauren Affe (C)
On sale Nov 20
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Ruben's new AA sponsor, the mystical-burnout teleporter Dr. Blaqk, has him acknowledging his past errors, apologizing to his fellow superheroes on their moon base, and facing his angry ex-girlfriend. But after a shocking betrayal sends the booze-fueled hero literally over the edge, a demon from his past bursts onto the scene.
• Featuring Discharge, the superhero with the worst name!
• Cowritten by Toadies drummer Mark Reznicek!
• Geoff Shaw's kinetic art perfectly suits this gritty tale!

Captain Midnight #5
Joshua Williamson (W), Eduardo Francisco (A), Stefani Rennee (C), and Steve Rude (Cover)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
As Agent Jones investigates the mysterious Black Sky, Captain Midnight's on the clock as a time bomb ticks down to destruction! Can our hero save the day before he's out of time?!
• Introducing . . . SKYMAN!
• A brand-new artist! Eduardo Francisco (Mass Effect: Homeworlds) flies with Captain Midnight!
"I'm aching to get my hands on the next issue and watch as Dark Horse's talented artists and writer bring this Golden Age bad-ass back to life." —Graphic Policy

Captain Midnight Volume 1 TP
Joshua Williamson (W), Fernando Dagnino (A), Victor Ibáñez (A), Pere Pérez (A), Roger Robinson (A), Ego (C), and Felipe Massafera (Cover)
On sale Jan 29
FC, 120 pages
TP, 7'' x 10''
$14.99
In the forties, he was an American hero, a daredevil fighter pilot, a technological genius . . . a superhero. Since he rifled out of the Bermuda Triangle and into the present day, Captain Midnight has been labeled a threat to homeland security. Can Captain Midnight survive in the modern world, with the US government on his heels and an old enemy out for revenge?! Collects Captain Midnight #1-#3, Captain Midnight #0, and the Captain Midnight Free Comic Book Day story.
• Written by Joshua Williamson (Masks and Mobsters, Ghosted)!

JOE CASEY REWRITES THE RULES OF (SUPER)COMICS!!!
Catalyst Comix #5
Joe Casey (W), Paul Maybury (A), Ulises Farinas (A), Dan McDaid (A), Brad Simpson (C), and Paul Pope (Cover)
On sale Nov 6
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries
Catalyst Comix is getting hot, with another 32 pages of pure superhero swagger! Amazing Grace discovers a deep, dark secret! The Agents of Change bust some sick moves! And newly enlightened Franks Wells's public bed-in becomes a fight with more than just pillows! It's three times the super!
"Writer Joe Casey seems bent on exploring the seedier side of life in his work these days." –Comic Book Resources
• Cover by Paul Pope (100%, Batman: Year 100)!
• Artists Dan McDaid (Doctor Who), Ulises Farinas (Gamma), and Paul Maybury (Aqua Leung)!
• Three story lines for the price of one!
"I have seen the future of superhero comic books, and it's called Catalyst Comix." —Comics The Gathering
"I think the artist line-up alone sells the book for me."–Joe Casey, writer

Cute. Carny.
Contract Killers!
Clown Fatale #1 (of 4)
Victor Gischler (W), Maurizio Rosenzweig (A), Moreno DiNisio (C), and Tim Seeley (Cover)
On sale Nov 13
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Sexy female clowns are mistaken for contract killers and abandon their shabby traveling circus for a world of violence and cruelty—with clown makeup.
• Featuring covers by Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash, Revival)
• By Victor Gischler (Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike—A Dark Place, Punisher MAX, X-Men)!
"[Victor Gischler]'s proven . . . to be a writer that can balance humor, drama and action in an entertaining, fast paced package."–Bleeding Cool

CONAN THE BARBARIAN #22
Brian Wood (W), Riccardo Burchielli (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Massimo Carnevale (Cover)
On sale Nov 20
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
"The Song of Bêlit" brings Brian Wood's critically acclaimed epic adaptation of "Queen of the Black Coast" to a conclusion, as Conan and Bêlit sail up the black waters of the river Death . . . and into the horror that awaits them!
• From Brian Wood (Star Wars, The Massive) and Paul Azaceta (Amazing Spider-Man, B.P.R.D.).
• Wood's hard-hitting take on the Cimmerian is winning scores of new readers!

The most acclaimed Conan series in years!
Conan Volume 15: The Nightmare of the Shallows HC
Brian Wood (W), Davide Gianfelice (A), Mirko Colak (A), Andrea Mutti (P), Pierluigi Baldassini (I), Dave Stewart (C), and Massimo Carnevale (Cover)
On sale Jan 22
FC, 152 pages
$24.99
HC, 7" x 10"
In the wake of an unthinkable tragedy, Conan and Bêlit find their bond buckling under an enormous strain. When Bêlit returns to her childhood home, what she discovers in the sands of Shem could separate her from Conan forever. Conan then seeks clarity through the mind-altering power of the yellow lotus, but the visions revealed to him may be more than the Barbarian can bear.
• With The Legend of Conan announced for 2014, Dark Horse's Conan is essential reading!

Conan like you've never seen him…
Fully painted by Olivetti!
Conan and the People of the Black Circle #2
Fred Van Lente (W), Ariel Olivetti (A/C/Cover)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Conan is on the run with his captive, Queen Yasmina—but his desperate bid to seek refuge in the Himelian Mountains leads him into an ambush! Meanwhile, murderous magic is afoot as the wicked sorcerer Khemsa plots against the unsuspecting Cimmerian!
• From the celebrated team behind Hercules and Hulk!
• A sorceror schemes while a hero seeks refuge!

First time in print!
Conan: The Phantoms of the Black Coast TP
Victor Gischler (W), Attila Futaki (A/Cover), and Jok (C)
On sale Jan 29
FC, 128 pages
$19.99
TP, 7'' x 10''
King Conan is haunted by the ghost of his first—and some say greatest—love. If he is to ever know peace again, he must put her spirit to rest. Who is the mysterious sorceress Conan enlists to aid him in his quest, even as she secretly plots against him? And can the barbarian survive the danger-filled journey across the never-ending ocean, back to the forbidding temple on the coast, where his lost love met her end? Collects Conan: The Phantoms of the Black Coast #1–#5.
• From the artist of The Lightning Thief and Scott Snyder's Severed

The Monster War boils over!
Criminal Macabre: The Eyes of Frankenstein #3 (of 4)
Steve Niles (W), Christopher Mitten (A), Michelle Madsen (C), and Justin Erickson (Cover)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
While Cal and Frankenstein go shopping for human eyes, a strange stage magician reveals why the ghoul population is dying out.
• Dark Horse horror will leave you senseless!
From Steve Niles: A Master of Modern Horror!

Eisner and Harvey Award Winner!
Dark Horse Presents #30
Fred Van Lente (W), Jamie S. Rich (W), David Lapham (W/A), Mike Baron (W), Caitlín R. Kiernan (W), Michael T. Gilbert (W/A), Chad Lambert (W), Steve Horton (W), Stan Sakai (W/A), Phil Stanford (W), Reilly Brown (A/Cover), Brent Schoonover (A), Steve Rude (A), Steve Lieber (A), Tom Williams (A), Ryan Cody (A), Patric Reynolds (A), and Jordie Bellaire (Cover)
On sale Nov 20
FC, 80 pages
$7.99
Ongoing
Fred Van Lente and Reilly Brown tell the epic tale of Saint George . . . the dragon slayer! Sixties sci-fi meets a hard-boiled detective mystery in Jamie S. Rich and Brent Schoonover's Integer City! Stan Sakai does action adventure with the return of Nilson Groundthumper! Phil Stanford's City of Roses returns! The writer of Amala's Blade, Steve Horton, introduces Monstrous with Ryan Cody! And a unique time-travel story from Chad Lambert and Tom Williams!
Plus, new installments of The Strain: The Fall, Mr. Monster, and Alabaster!
Featuring a story from the world of Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan's The Strain: The Fall!
"Dark Horse's prestigious anthology series . . . showcases emerging talent alongside some of the greatest writers, artists and cartoonists." —Comics Alliance
FIVE NEW STORIES BEGIN IN THIS ISSUE!

THE ORIGINAL RADIOACTIVE HERO!
Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom Archives Volume 2 TP
Paul S. Newman (W), Frank Bolle (A), and George Wilson (A)
On sale Jan 8
FC, 216 pages
$19.99
TP, 7" x 10"
After absorbing dangerous amounts of radiation in a nuclear accident, Doctor Philip Solar finds himself endowed with incredible powers over matter and energy. In these classic 1960s stories created by Paul S. Newman and Frank Bolle, Solar finds his powers evolving and his fight against archcriminal Nuro intensifying!
• With a foreword by Jim Shooter.

EC Archives: The Vault of Horror Volume 3 HC
Bill Gaines (W), Johnny Craig (W/A/Cover), Al Feldstein (W), Jerry De Fuccio (W), Graham Ingels (A), Joe Orlando (A), Jack Davis (A), Jack Kamen (A), George Evans (A), Marie Severin (C), and Carlos Badilla (C)
On sale Jan 29
FC, 216 pages
$49.99
HC, 8 3/16" x 11"
The Vault of Horror Volume 3comes to you courtesy of Dark Horse Comics! Presenting twenty-four terrifying tales illustrated by timeless talents—Johnny Craig, Joe Orlando, Jack Davis, Jack Kamen, Graham Ingels, and George Evans—this terrorizing tome also features digitally remastered colors, based on the originals by Marie Severin! Collects The Vault of Horror issues #24–#29 in full color!
• Dark Horse reprints the legendary horror comic series!
• Features stories drawn by all-star comic artists Johnny Craig, Graham Ingels, Joe Orlando, Jack Davis, Jack Kamen, and George Evans!
Foreword by Mike Richardson!

Classic tales of horror!
Eerie Archives Volume 15 HC
Jose Bea (W/P), Gerry Boudreau (W), Bill DuBay (W), Budd Lewis (W), Doug Moench (W), Auraleon (P), Luis Bermejo (P), Howard Chaykin (P), Esteban Maroto (P), Gonzalo Mayo (P), Paul Neary (P), Jose Ortiz (P), Leopold Sanchez (P), Bernie Wrightson (P), Michele Brand (C), Sanjulian (A) and Ken Kelly (A/Cover)
On sale Jan 22
b&w, 294 pages
$49.99
HC, 8 3/8" x 10 7/8"
Bizarre science fiction, luminous fantasy, dark psychological drama, and wild western adventure—in the pages of Eerie, these genres were brought together, twisted, and given thrilling touches of the macabre! This volume in the acclaimed Eerie Archives hardcover series collects all stories and bonus features from issues #70 to #74.
• The continued adventures of Coffin, undead in the wild west!
• Thrill at the eye-popping artwork!
• Painted covers by Ken Kelly and Sanjulian, plus all text features and fan pages!

Exploring the Supernatural!
Forbidden Worlds Archives Volume 3 HC
Richard E. Hughes (W), Ken Bald (A), Jon Blummer (A), Al Camy (A), Sam Cooper (A), Jay Disbrow (A), Art Gates (A), Harry Lazarus (A), Edvard Moritz (A), Charles Nicholas (A), Charles Quinlan (A), Pete Riccia (A), Charlie Sultan (A), and King Ward (A)
On sale Jan 29
FC, 224 pages
$49.99
HC, 6 5/8" x 10 3/16"
Chased by a wax sculpture of Adolf Hitler, cursed by a snake goddess, and forced to marry an oozing swamp monster—life has never been easy for the residents of Forbidden Worlds! Issues #9 through #14 of this wonderfully bizarre 1950s anthology are collected in a deluxe hardcover, which features a new introduction from Timothy Truman (King Conan, Hawken) and contributions from golden age creators King Ward, Harry Lazarus, Charlie Sultan, Jon Blummer, and others.
• Features all original ads, text pieces, and letters columns!

Game of Thrones Figures
On sale Jan 15
Jon Snow Figure
7.5" tall
$24.99
Daenerys Figure
7.5" tall
$24.99
The worldwide success of HBO's adaptation of Game of Thrones has won a legion of fans. This audience is clamoring for related collectibles and merchandise, and Dark Horse Deluxe has been providing it in a steady stream. A core item in the Game of Thrones program is now revealed: an ongoing series of high-quality, affordable, molded plastic figures of the most-asked-for characters.
The figures are non-articulated, and are packaged in window box.

ALIEN HELL!
Gantz Volume 30 TP
Hiroya Oku (W/A)
On sale Jan 22
b&w, 192 pages
$13.99
TP, 5 1/8" x 7 1/16"
As masses of helpless humans are brought aboard the gigantic alien mothership, the horror on the ground below looks like a picnic compared to what the monstrous invaders have in store for their prisoners. But despite the odds, Kei Kurono has infiltrated the mothership and its alien city, and he may have only one chance to find his lost love before she suffers a bizarre fate worse than death!
• Gantz has sold over fifteen million copies in Japan!
• Popular anime series and live-action feature.
"Gantz is unrelenting."—Manga Helpers

By the writing team from Captain Marvel!
Ghost #1
Kelly Sue DeConnick (W), Chris Sebela (W), Ryan Sook (A), Terry Dodson (Cover), and Paolo Rivera (Variant cover)
On sale Nov 6
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
Ghost, the hero trapped between two worlds, fights to protect Chicago from extradimensional demons disguised as humans. When a familiar stranger destroys an el train, Ghost makes a deal with a devil for the chance to uncover her own mysterious past. The perfect issue to join this action-packed superhero title!
• Ryan Sook on interiors!
• Cover artist Terry Dodson!
• Chris Sebela (High Crimes) joins the fray!
• Kelly Sue DeConnick (Captain Marvel) continues her hit run on the Dark Horse hero.
"DeConnick has a strong sense of dialogue and the rhythms that sound right; the end result is a script that isn't just natural but hard to pull yourself away from."–Comic Book Resources

THE GOON #44
Eric Powell (W/A/Cover), Mark Buckingham (A), and Ryan Hill (C)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing

¡LAGARTO HOMBRE REGRESA! ¡Ah, Jesús dulce! ¡El horror de ese bocadillo de jamón Lagarto Hombre ha regresado! ¡El diablo! es el diablo! ¡El señor salvo nosotros! ¡Lagarto Hombre comerá a sus bebés en la noche! ¡Vuela como gatos malos en la cara!*
*We apologize to our Spanish-language readers; the process that created the Lagarto Hombre gave him terrible grammar.
"The quirky sense of humor, dark seriousness, and glorious monster mayhem make it a top of the pile read whenever an issue is released."—Bleeding Cool

Grimm Bust
On sale Dec 11
Measures a full 8.5"
$79.99
We have worked directly with NBC and the Grimm production on this finely crafted bust. It was commissioned from the sculpting team at Gentle Giant Studios. It shows Nick, as portrayed by actor David Giuntoli, wielding one of his heirloom weapons.
Limited edition. Edition size not known at press time.

EXCESSIVE, GRATUITOUS, AND TASTELESS, JUST AS IT SHOULD BE!
Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight #2
Alex de Campi (W), Chris Peterson (A), Nolan Woodard (C), and Dan Panosian (Cover)
On sale Nov 6
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Just because Grindhouse #1 was the most messed-up comic you've read this year, don't think #2 can't top it! The bee vixens' queen is ten feet of pissed-off buzzing stinger, and the only one left to stop her is shotgun-wielding, motorcycle-straddling Deputy Garcia. Good thing she don't take no bull!
• Eisner nominee Alex de Campi (Smoke, Ashes) is a writer to watch in 2013!

Halo!
Halo: Initiation HC
Brian Reed (W), Marco Castiello (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and John Liberto (Cover)
On sale Jan 8
FC, 72 pages
$14.99
HC, 7" x 10"
Halo®—one of the most iconic video game franchises in history—comes to Dark Horse!
Before she was a supersolider defending humanity as part of the Spartan-IV program, Sarah Palmer was an ODST—Orbital Drop Shock Trooper—carrying out the most dangerous missions behind enemy lines!
Join her on her dramatic journey from the ranks of humanity's toughest leathernecks to the highest echelon of elite warriors in the galaxy. Collects the three-issue miniseries.
• A new era of Halo® comics begins at Dark Horse!
• The Halo franchise has sales eclipsing $3 billion over its lifetime!
• From one of the writers on Halo 4—comics veteran Brian Reed!

AW YEAH!!!! HELLBOY! NOW A FIVE-ISSUE SERIES!
ITTY BITTY HELLBOY #4 (of 5)
Art Baltazar (W/A/Cover) and Franco (W)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries
What comes down must go UP! All the way up to the heavens! That's right! Things may never be the same for Itty Bitty Hellboy and his pals after Roger tries to make friends with the Baba Yaga! What? Doesn't she like flowers? Maybe it's just Roger she finds irritating. Roger may be feeling separation anxiety after this story! Prepare yourself for the fluffiest, cloudiest, heavenliest issue yet!
• Highly recommended by Franco's mom. Aw yeah, man.
• ART BALTAZAR & FRANCO take on HELLBOY!
"Sounds cool, huh? We thought so too." —Nerdist

Covers by Dave Johnson!
Kiss Me, Satan! #3
Victor Gischler (W), Juan Ferreyra (A/C), Dave Johnson (Cover)
On sale Nov 20
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
After a bloody zombie battle, a dying witch tells Barnabus Black to cut out her eye. If it's still in her head when she dies, all her knowledge of the occult will be lost forever. Now for the hard part: Who gets the eye?
• Don't miss writer Victor Gischler's all-new series, Clown Fatale!
• By Victor Gischler (Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike—A Dark Place, Punisher MAX, X-Men) and Juan Ferreyra (Colder, Rex Mundi)!

Introduction by Moon & Bá!
The Manara Library Vol. 6: The Borgias HC
Alejandro Jodorowsky (W) and Milo Manara (A)
On sale Jan 22
FC, 224 pages
$59.99
HC, 8 3/8" x 10 7/8"
Milo Manara and Alejandro Jodorowsky's (Metabarons, The Incal) sweeping saga of sex, blood, and religion is collected in a single edition for the first time, in the latest volume of The Manara Library! When Pope Innocent VIII dies, the corrupt, licentious Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia schemes, murders, and seduces his way into becoming the new Pope and immediately secures positions for his family to ensure a Borgia dynasty. With breathtakingly beautiful painted artwork by Manara, this account of Italy's first Mafia family is among comics'—and history's—sexiest, most violent, and most engrossing epics!
• The complete collaboration between legends Milo Manara and Alejandro Jodorowsky (The Incal)!
• Eisner & Harvey Award-winning series!
• First time all four volumes have been collected together in English!

OUT ON THE LAWLESS FRONTIER!
Mass Effect: Foundation #5
Mac Walters (W), Matthew Clark (P), Drew Geraci (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Benjamin Carré (Cover)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
On the distant, lawless edge of the populated galaxy, Jacob Taylor and Miranda Lawson are sent to search for the body of the deceased Commander Shepard. Instead, they encounter a threat that could lead to their demise as well!
• Written by Mac Walters, lead writer of Mass Effect 2 and 3!
• A canonical entry in the Mass Effect series!
• Ties directly into Mass Effect 2!


"For anyone who has yet to give it a try, now's the time."–Comic Book Resources
The Massive #17
Brian Wood (W), Garry Brown (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), J. P. Leon (Cover)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
As Ninth Wave's pre-Crash antiwhaling ideology is challenged, so is their very place in these waters, as the crew of the Kapital enters a pitched battle against traditional whalers. Meanwhile, Mary is AWOL at this most crucial time, with no indications that she'll ever come back or any clues to where she's gone.
• One of Comic Book Resources' Best Comics of 2012!
"Much like DMZ, the glimpses of savagery [in The Massive] are unsettling because this world isn't as divorced from ours as we'd like it to be."—IGN

PSYCHIC BATTLE ROYALE!
MIND MGMT #17
Matt Kindt (W/A/C/Cover)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
MIND MGMT's third arc comes to its explosive, oversized conclusion, as each of the one-shot stories collide in a suburban neighborhood destabilized by sleeper agent the Home Maker. As Lyme, the Eraser, and Meru each follow their own agenda, a psychic battle royale engulfs the community!
• Extra pages! Same price!
• Don't miss October's MIND MGMT Volume 2 hardcover!
Matt Kindt's (JLA, 3 Story) most berserk issue yet!

Mighty monsters!
Monsters! and Other Stories TP
Gustavo Duarte (W/A/Cover)
On sale Jan 15
2 color, 152 pages
$12.99
TP, 7" x 10"
Newcomer Gustavo Duarte spins wordless tales brimming with humor, charm, and delightfully twisted horror!
In Monsters!, oversized beasts wreak havoc on cities in the tradition of Godzilla and King Kong. In Có!, an alien abduction disarms a gentle farmer, and in Birds, two business partners run from fate only to find themselves hopelessly unable to change the future.
• In the tradition of Pixar!
Giant beasts bent on destroying the world!

An Eisner and Harvey Award-winning writing team!
NEVER ENDING #1 (of 3)
Adam Knave (W), D. J. Kirkbride (W), and Robert Love (A/Cover)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Fighting crime isn't superhero Charles Baxter's main problem—it's fighting time! Trapped for decades in a superpowered body that never ages but is now driving him insane, Chuck's only hope for a "permanent cure" is to team up with his archnemesis Archibald Crane. He just needs the evil scientist to stop hitting him first!
• The writers behind Amelia Cole deliver a strange, stunning superhero adventure!
• Robert Love's superheroic follow-up to Number 13!
How do you kill an unkillable man?

Seeley/Norton!
The creative team of Revival!
The Occultist #2
Tim Seeley (W), Mike Norton (A), Allen Passalaqua (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)
On sale Nov 6
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Introducing the Providences! A trio of Catholic school students who dabble in the occult—and they take our hero on a wild and dangerous out-of-body trip that is literally out of this world! How far will they go, in search of the ultimate high?
• Art by Mike Norton (Battlepug, The Answer!, Revival).
• Written by Hack/Slash's Tim Seeley!
• Cover by Steve Morris (Serenity, Angel & Faith).
"The Occultist is a comic you should be checking out."—Comic Book Resources

Genetically modified geniuses on the run!
Pariah Volume 1 TP
Aron Warner (W), Philip Gelatt (W), and Brett Weldele (A/Cover)
On sale Jan 1
FC, 112 pages
$14.99
TP, 7" x 10"
Genetically engineered geniuses known as Vitros are labeled a terrorist cell after an explosion at a military weapons lab. The Vitros are rounded up and left on a decrepit satellite orbiting Earth. Now they must band together and use their supergenius abilities to get back to Earth safely.
• Created by Academy Award-winning producer Aron Warner (Shrek).
• Art by Eisner-nominated painter Brett Weldele (The Surrogates).
• Written by Philip Gelatt (Petrograd).

Resident Alien: The Suicide Blonde #3 (of 3)
Peter Hogan (W) and Steve Parkhouse (A/C/Cover)
On sale Nov 13
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
An alien explorer stranded in America yearns for his home world, but he's enamored with ours—especially when it comes to murder mysteries! Seeking to clear the name of a friend who's fingered for a college girl's death, Harry combs Seattle for clues. And those federal agents? They're only getting closer to nabbing Harry!
"Steve Parkhouse's art is excellent, and I'm looking forward to the next volume."–Boing Boing

A SHOT OF NAPALM WITH A BARE-KNUCKLE CHASER!
The Shaolin Cowboy #2
Geof Darrow (W/A/Cover) and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Nov 13
FC, 40 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
He came, he "sawed," but will he conquer?! The Shaolin Cowboy proves—in 33 pages of gas-powered mayhem—that the undead and kung fu don't mix as they mix it up in issue #2. No "low T" in this one!
• From writer/artist Geof Darrow (Hard Boiled, The Matrix)!
• 33 pages of story!
• The action heats up!
• For fans of chainsaws!
"What do a talking horse and a shaolin priest have in common? Each other. Add to this strange pair a band of assassins (including a talking monkey with a gun) and you get Shaolin Cowboy" —Comic Critique

Holmes versus Vampires!
Sherlock Holmes and the Vampires of London HC
Sylvain Cordurié (W), Laci (A), Axel Gonzalbo (C), and Jean-Sébastien Rossbach (Cover)
On sale Jan 29
FC, 96 pages
$17.99
HC, 7" x 10"
Sherlock Holmes died fighting Professor Moriarty in the Reichenbach Falls. At least, that's what the press claims. However, Holmes is alive and well and taking advantage of his presumed death to travel the globe. Unfortunately, Holmes's plans are thwarted when a plague of vampirism haunts Britain.
• Perfect for Sherlock Holmes fans!

S.H.O.O.T. First #2 (of 4)
Justin Aclin (W), Nicolas Daniel Selma (A/Cover), and Marlac (C)
On sale Nov 13
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
The Secular Humanist Occult Obliteration Taskforce heads to Egypt to take on a terrorist group—and their monstrous protector! But this is one battle that S.H.O.O.T. can't hope to win, and when the dust settles, the team will never be the same—and the identity of the traitor will be revealed!
• Original, irreverent, and controversial!
• Aclin and Selma are the next "it" team in creator-owned comics!
"Justin Aclin and artist Nicolas Selma are bringing back their story of a team that operates from a more Scoobydoovian foundation: S.H.O.O.T First, the story of a task force that battles myths and monsters with the power of atheism." —Comics Alliance 

Mike Mignola's Iron Supersoldier!
Sledgehammer 44: Lightening War #1 (of 3)
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), Laurence Campbell (A), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
After the classified, advanced airplane known as the Flying Wing is hijacked by the Nazis, Sledgehammer is sent on a special recovery mission that pits him against the deadly Black Flame!
• Cover by Mike Mignola!
• From the pages of Hellboy!
• Laurence Campbell takes the reins of Sledgehammer!
"Sledgehammer 44 has been an entirely enjoyable look into a heretofore unexplored portion of both the Hellboy universe and Mike Mignola's storytelling." - Weekly Crisis
"Laurence Cambell's art is fantastic...The monsters look creepy as always and overall the art is a big highlight of the issue." - Unleash the Fanboy

STAR WARS #11
Brian Wood (W), Carlos D'Anda (A), Gabe Eltaeb (C), and Sean Cooke (Cover)
On sale Nov 13
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
Princess Leia's stealth squadron is together again, just in time to fight for their lives. The Star Destroyer Devastator launches an all-out attack on the Rebel fleet! Meanwhile, Vader's secret agent realizes what it could mean to fail the Dark Lord. And, on Coruscant, Han Solo's luck may be changing—unless . . . well, unless it isn't . . .
• Artist Carlos D'Anda returns!
"Brian Wood and Carlos D'Anda truly have the making of a classic on their hands." —Newsarama
"I like to think of this comic as the pilot for the lost television series that was supposed to take place between Star Wars and Empire. Everything about it screams Star Wars." —Comics Bulletin

Vader's flagship vs. the Rebels!
The Star Wars #3 (of 8)
Jonathan Rinzler (W), Mike Mayhew (A), Rain Beredo (C), and Nick Runge (Cover)
On sale Nov 6
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
A Queen steps down! The Hidden Fortress destroyed! The Imperial army on the march!
Annikin Starkiller and Princess Leia rescue two wayward droids in the desert, Darth Vader recruits a famous Knight of the Sith to his army, and a squad of lazersword-wielding Stormtroopers attempt to arrest Jedi General Luke Skywalker!
• The adaptation of George Lucas's original rough-draft screenplay for Star Wars!
The Star Wars you thought you'd never see!

Vader kills!
Star Wars: Dark Times—A Spark Remains #5 (of 5)
Randy Stradley (W), Douglas Wheatley (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Benjamin Carré (Cover)
On sale Nov 20
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
The fight is on! Darth Vader and his numerous forces are besieged with death traps. A showdown with the Jedi who lured Vader to this doom is inevitable—and now Darth Vader is angry. Do not underestimate the power of an angry Sith!
• Vader enraged, Jedi unleashed—the end is nigh!
• Artist Doug Wheatley returns!
"Wheatley's knack for including insane amounts of detail certainly helps to add credibility to this story…"–Comic Book Resources

Je'daii go to war!
Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi—Force War #1 (of 5)
John Ostrander (W), Jan Duursema (P), Dan Parsons (I), Wes Dzioba (C), and David Michael Beck (Cover)
On sale Nov 20
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
The fearsome Rakata have invaded the Tython system, and war rages on every world. With Forcesabers in hand, the Je'daii have aligned themselves with unlikely generals: Daegen Lok, the mad Je'daii, and the stranger, the Force Hound Xesh—one the devil they know, the other the wild card they don't!
• The battle that will decide the future of the Jedi!
• John Ostrander and Jan Duursema pull out all the stops!

Don't worry about drowning—a single drop will kill you!
Star Wars: Legacy #9
Corinna Bechko (W), Gabriel Hardman (W), Brian Thies (A), Rachelle Rosenberg (C), and Agustin Alessio (Cover)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
Ania Solo is in over her head—literally! With their escape pod sunk in an ocean of poison, she and Imperial Knight Jao wait for rescue. But even if it comes, they still have to free the slaves in the orbiting docks—with an army of pirates standing in their way!
• The incredible future of the Star Wars galaxy!
"The script by Bechko and Hardman in this new series of Legacy is exceptional."–Geeks of Doom

Star Wars Omnibus: Adventures TP
Chris Cerasi (W), Jeremy Barlow (W), Tom Taylor (W), Daxiong (P), Brian Koschak (P), Rick Lacy (P), Jennifer L. Meyer (P), Carlo Soriano (P), Dan Parsons (I), Matthew Loux (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), Michael Wiggam (C), and Sean McNally (Cover)
On sale Jan 8
FC, 456 pages
$24.99
TP, 6" x 9"
Star Wars headliners Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Darth Vader, and others feature in six tales of galaxy-shaking adventure for readers of all ages! Han and Chewie are caught between the Empire and the underworld in a quest to pay off a debt. Boba Fett is on a treasure hunt, racing two vengeful bounty-hunter brothers to the prize. Princess Leia becomes entangled in the kidnapping of the beautiful Princess Mi—and soon the Millennium Falcon is the target of kidnappers, bounty hunters, gangsters, and the Empire! And other tales of galactic proportion!
A galaxy of adventure at a value price!

Requiem for a Republic!
Star Wars Omnibus: Dark Times Volume 1 TP
Randy Stradley (W), Douglas Wheatley (P/Cover), Dave Ross (P), Lui Antonio (P), Chris Chuckry (C), Ronda Pattison (C), Alex Wald (C), and Dave McCaig (C)
On sale Jan 1
FC, 344 pages
$24.99
TP, 6" x 9"
Master Dass Jennir will strive to find out what it means to be a Jedi in a changed galaxy now ruled by the Empire. Master K'Kruhk—suddenly responsible for a group of Jedi younglings—will sacrifice much for their safety. The struggles of the Jedi will intertwine with those of others now living in fear, including the diverse crew of a smuggling ship, the Uhumele, and a Nosaurian whose troubles begin when the Clone Wars end. Collects Star Wars: Republic #79–#80, Dark Times Volume 1—The Path to Nowhere, Dark Times Volume 2—Parallels, Dark Times Volume 3—Vector, and "Star Wars: Dark Times—Blue Harvest" Parts 1–2.

Outnumbered by Vampires! Impossible odds!
The Strain: The Fall #5
David Lapham (W), Mike Huddleston (A), Dan Jackson (C), and E. M. Gist (Cover)
On sale Nov 20
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Sure that an ancient tome, the Occido Lumen, holds the secret to defeating the Master, Fet and Setrakian head to the auction house for a different kind of battle. Meanwhile, Eph, sure of a conspiracy surrounding the vampire epidemic, mounts a secret mission to assassinate the wealthy and ailing Eldritch Palmer!
• The next chapter in The Strain Trilogy, by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan!
• Soon to be a TV show on FX!
"I've got to say that they've created the vilest, most revolting looking vampires I've ever seen."–Geeks of Doom

TRIPLE THE TRIGUN!
Trigun Maximum Omnibus Volume 2 TP
Yasuhiro Nightow (W/A/Cover)
On sale Jan 1
b&w, 600 pages
$19.99
TP, 5" x 7"
Vash the Stampede carries a gun capable of destroying planets, and yet his credo is "Peace and Love." But Vash never gets much peace with a galaxy of zealots and killers for hire dogging his every step. The freakish Gung-Ho Guns are always hot on his bootheels, and a showdown with his brother Knives is a deadly inevitability—if Vash survives!
Yasuhiro Nightow's Trigun is an international phenomenon, and Trigun Maximum Omnibus presents Nightow's signature Trigun series, 600 pages in one value price edition.
• International popularity.
• Wildly popular anime series, Cartoon Network Adult Swim mainstay
• Trigun: Badlands Rumble film released in 2010.
• Yasuhiro Nightow's latest series, Blood Blockade Battlefront, now being published in English by Dark Horse Manga.

Gerard Way's KILLJOYS NEVER SAY DIE!
The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys #6 (of 6)
Gerard Way (W), Shaun Simon (W), Becky Cloonan (A/Cover), Dan Jackson (C) and Gabriel Bá (Variant Cover)
On sale Nov 13
FC, 40 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
"Stupid children, they'll never learn."
It all ends here, boys and girls, so Killjoys, make some noise! The Phoenix Witch rises, Destroya lives, and Korse is on the loose! If Battery City isn't razed to the ground by the end of this issue, then we're all dead. Check your BLI-issued heart monitors and make sure you have a pulse. If you do, you need this raucous finale!
• The final chapter of the Danger Days saga by My Chemical Romance.
"Welcome back, Gerard—we needed more comic books like this."–Multiversity


From the co-creator of Powers Michael Avon Oeming!
Victories_Posthuman_6_VariantThe Victories #6
Michael Avon Oeming (W/A/Sketch variant), Nick Filardi (C), Andrea Wicklund (Cover)
On sale Nov 6
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
With all superheroes ordered to internment camps until research can prove that they aren't a diseased risk to humanity, and one of the world's most powerful heroes now a mind slave to mysterious powers, who will stand to save humanity from the shadowy group taking over the world?
• #FindtheVictories
• The Victories ongoing continues!!
"Fans of superhero comics will find this series aims to provide a more thought-provoking, adult-oriented narrative."–Newsarama

X BATTLES THE DOGS OF WAR!
X #7
Duane Swierczynski (W), Eric Nguyen (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Alex Garner (Cover)
On sale Nov 13
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
The manipulative Lt. Setter has charged rookie Ruidoso and a team of other honest cops with capturing X, knowing that X's code won't let him fight back lethally. As X battles the Dogs of War in Arcadia's toxic sewers, Ruidoso has to make a choice . . .
• The last honest cops in Arcadia do the wrong thing for the right reason!
• Join comics' fiercest ongoing series!
"This feels like a mash-up between Punisher MAX and The Question." –Comic Book Resources

Two strikes—You're out!
X Volume 1: Big Bad TP
Duane Swierczynski (W), Eric Nguyen (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Dave Wilkins (Covers), and Glint Langley (Cover)
On sale Jan 15
FC, 128 pages
$14.99
TP, 7'' x 10''
A masked vigilante known only as "X" dispenses justice without mercy to the criminals who rule the decaying city of Arcadia. When muckraking blogger Leigh Ferguson snoops down the wrong alley, she gets swept into X's bloody war with a politically powerful crime lord. Duane Swierczynski (Godzilla, Cable and X-Force) and Eric Nguyen (Batman: Arkham Unchained) dish out nonstop, visceral action, with Dark Horse's most brutal and exciting character—X! Collects issues #0-#4 of the ongoing series.
• Nguyen's shocking art is a fever dream of violence!

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