"The Goon," "Dream Thief" Return in Dark Horse's June 2014 Solicitations

Fri, March 14th, 2014 at 1:21pm PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

Dark Horse has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for products shipping June 2014. 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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#1 for $1
The Strain
David Lapham (W), Mike Huddleston (A/Cover), and Dan Jackson (C)
On sale June 18

FC, 32 pages
$1.00
One-shot
Based on the Strain Trilogy by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, this horrifying first chapter confronts a mysterious outbreak of diabolical proportions and puts an original twist on the vampire genre!
Read the comics! Watch the series!
Written by Stray Bullets creator David Lapham!

NEIL DRUCKMANN!
A Second Chance at Sarah HC
Neil Druckmann (W) and Joysuke Wong (A/Cover)
On sale Aug 20
FC, 96 pages
$14.99
HC, 6" x 9"
As his wife Sarah lies dying, John makes a deal with a demon for a desperate chance to save her! Transported to their childhood, John gets a single day to prevent the tragedy that led to Sarah’s present-day doom, all while trying to convince her that he really is who he says!
• An original graphic novel from the Last of Us creative director!

Abe Sapien #13
Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Sebastián Fiumara (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale June 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Haunted by guilt over the staggering death toll in Arizona, Abe vows to never let such horrors happen again—until a crazed healer and a frog-possessed teen block his path!
• A perfect starting point for new readers!
"Abe Sapien is an outstanding book that sets the tone for the coming year at Dark Horse."—Bloody Disgusting
"Great art, an excellent story line. What’s not to like?"—Adventures in Poor Taste

Archie Archives Volume 10 HC
Bill Woggon (W/A), Scott Fleming (W), Ray Gill (W/A), Al Fagaly (A), Bill Vigoda (A), Irving Novick (A), and Joe Edwards (A)
On sale Aug 27
FC, 264 pages
$59.99
HC, 6 5/8" x 10 3/16"
By 1948, America’s favorite teenager was headlining a radio program, a newspaper strip, and three comic books—Archie, Pep, and Laugh! Dark Horse Comics and Archie Comics are back with over 200 pages of wild wackiness from all three series’ Golden Age! Collecting Archie Comics #32–#34, Pep Comics #67–#79, and Laugh Comics #27–#28!

A terrifying thrill ride!
The Art of the Evil Within HC
Shinji Mikami (W), Bethesda (A), and Tango Gameworks (A)
On sale Aug 26
FC, 184 pages
$39.99
HC, 9” x 12”
The Art of The Evil Within is a comprehensive look at the twisted new survival horror game by the legendary Shinji Mikami—creator of Resident Evil!
Go behind the scenes and witness never-before-seen concept art as this unique art book takes you on a terrifying ride showcasing what went into making this horrific thriller—can you survive your greatest fears and make it out alive?
• Shinji Mikami’s new game explored with never-before-seen content!
• Tango Gameworks joins forces with Bethesda to create a new generation of horror in The Evil Within!
• One of the most anticipated video games of 2014 by one of the industry’s legends!

From comics to TV and back again!
Axe Cop: The American Choppers #2 (of 3)
Malachai Nicolle (W) and Ethan Nicolle (A/Cover)
On sale June 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99

Miniseries
The Chainsaw Force Three are struck by Demonitis when they accidentally cut down a hell tree! When they sabotage the axe industry, causing axes everywhere to turn into evil chopping creatures, the resulting Axe Beast conflict may prove too much for Axe Cop to handle!
• Now a hit animated series on Fox’s Animation Domination HD!

New Players, New Rules, New Season!
Angel & Faith Season 10 #3
Victor Gischler (W), Will Conrad (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Scott Fischer (Cover), and Chris Samnee and Jordie Bellaire (Variant cover)
On sale June 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Angel has found everyone is going to the same person in London’s Magic Town for advice—and it’s decidedly not him. But she is someone Angel can take partial credit for . . . And the pixie menaces have stepped up their muscle with another lady from Angel’s past. Meanwhile, Faith is screwing up. Again.
• Season 10 has just begun—don’t miss a second!
• Will Conrad (Serenity) returns to the Whedonverse!
• Executive produced by Joss Whedon!

Blackout #4 (of 4)
Frank J. Barbiere (W), Randy Stradley (W), Colin Lorimer (A/C), Doug Wheatley (A), Rain Beredo (C), and Micah Kaneshiro (Cover)
On sale June 25
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries
The dimension-jumping Blackout suit is a powerful weapon—except when it doesn’t work! And if you’re Scott Travers and don’t know how the suit functions and are facing off against enemies wearing ultrapowerful combat armor, the Blackout suit is just extra weight—dead weight!
• Story by Frank J. Barbiere (The White Suits, Five Ghosts).
• Special King Tiger feature by Star Wars stars Randy Stradley and Doug Wheatley!

Blood Blockade Battlefront Volume 6 TP
Yasuhiro Nightow (W/A/Cover)
On sale Aug 27
b&w, 192 pages
$12.99
TP, 4 5/8” x 7 1/4"
Jerusalem’s Lot—the Big Apple gone to otherworldly hell—has unique crime problems. One of the Lot’s yakuza gangs is looking to up their armor, and dealers from the Beyond can provide serious arcane firepower that may be more than even the special agents of Libra can handle!
• From Yasuhiro Nightow, creator of Trigun and Gungrave!
Trigun: Badlands Rumble animated film now available in North American markets.
• "Everything we’ve come to expect from Nightow, all done up in his signature style." —Comic Attack

Flashback to teenage Hellboy!
B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #120
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Laurence Campbell (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale June 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
A blackout causes panic at B.P.R.D. headquarters as Kate comes face to face with the ghost of a satanic veteran.
• From the pages of Hellboy!
“If you’ve ever fantasized about fighting monsters, there’s no reason to not pick this thing up.”—Comic Bastards
"B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth brings the creepiness every month.”—Comic Book Resources

Fred Van Lente and Freddie Williams II!
Brain Boy: The Men from G.E.S.T.A.L.T. #2 (of 4)
Fred Van Lente (W), Freddie Williams II (A/Cover), Jeremy Colwell (C), and Dan Scott (Cover)
On sale June 18
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries
Agent Price’s flight to the desert to confront a psychic doomsday-cult leader gives new meaning to the word turbulence as he fights tooth and brain for his psychic soul thirty thousand feet up in the air. Is there a shadowy agency out to ground the United States Secret Service’s best agent?
"It will make your brain happy."—Bloody Disgusting
"Five out of five."—Unleash the Fanboy

New Players, New Rules, New Season!
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #4
Christos Gage (W), Nicholas Brendon (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C/Variant cover), and Steve Morris (Cover)
On sale June 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Getting help from Dracula seemed like a good idea, until he stole the Vampyr book—and Xander! Now Buffy, Spike, Dawn, Willow, and Giles must save Xander and retrieve the book before it’s too late. Dracula has already begun to study how the lack of magical rules can work in his favor . . .
• The team from Angel & Faith takes over Buffy!
• Executive produced by Joss Whedon!
Nicholas Brendon (Xander) joins Season 10!

Captain Midnight . . . no more?!
Captain Midnight #12
Joshua Williamson (W), Manuel Garcia (P), Bit (I), Marta Martínez (C), and Freddie Williams II and Jeremy Roberts (Cover)
On sale June 25
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
Reeling from the death of one friend and the betrayal of another, Captain Midnight throws himself into his work to mourn. Disillusioned with why he wears a costume, the time-traveling hero ponders what the world needs more of: the brawn of Captain Midnight or the brains of his civilian identity, genius inventor Jim Albright?
• The start of a brand-new arc!
• Written by Joshua Williamson (Ghosted, Masks and Mobsters)!
"Dark Horse has done this one right."—Comic Bastards

ElfQuest from the beginning!
The Complete ElfQuest Volume 1: The Original Quest TP
Wendy Pini (W/A/Cover) and Richard Pini (W)
On sale Aug 6
b&w, 720 pages
$24.99
TP, 7" x 9 3/4"
Discover the legendary ElfQuest! Chief Cutter and the Wolfriders are driven from their forest home by threat of annihilation. As they wander an ever-changing landscape in search of a new home, they are confronted by fearful and vengeful humans, power-hungry trolls, and other mysterious elfin tribes. Alliances are forged, enemies discovered, and savage battles fought in this epic fantasy adventure! Collects ElfQuest #1–#20.
• The entire Original Quest in stunning black and white, under one cover!
• Winner of the Golden Pen Award from the Young Adult Advisory Committee!
• A value-priced 720-page collection!
• Celebrate 35 years of ElfQuest!

Conan the Avenger #3
Fred Van Lente (W), Brian Ching (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Philip Tan and Romulo Fajardo Jr. (Cover)
On sale June 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
A demon roams the streets of Shumballa—sent by mysterious forces to kill the popular commander of the city guard. When the king’s royal sister is accused of witchcraft, Conan comes to her rescue . . . but for what purpose?
• Fred Van Lente (Archer & Armstrong) ramps up Conan!

Conan Volume 16: The Song of Bêlit HC
Brian Wood (W), Paul Azaceta (A), Riccardo Burchielli (A), Leandro Fernandez (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Massimo Carnevale (Cover)
On sale Aug 20
FC, 176 pages
$24.99
HC, 7" x 10"
Brian Wood’s epic and acclaimed adaptation of Robert E. Howard’s “Queen of the Black Coast” reaches its heart-rending conclusion! This thrilling volume collects issues #19–#25 of the Dark Horse Comics series Conan the Barbarian.
• Wood’s acclaimed run reaches its earth-shattering conclusion!
• With the Legend of Conan film set for 2014, Dark Horse’s Conan is essential reading!
• Don’t miss Brian Wood’s Star Wars!
“I will never read comics the same way again.”—Comic Bastards
“Highly recommended.”—Unleash the Fanboy
“Shouldn’t be missed by anyone.”—Multiversity Comics

“Dream team. Dream book. Wake up to DREAM THIEF!”—Grant Morrison
Dream Thief: Escape #1 (of 4)
Jai Nitz (W) and Greg Smallwood (A/C)
On sale June 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Like his father before him, John Lincoln is a Dream Thief, possessed by vengeful spirits while he sleeps—a deadly instrument of revenge! Now he must defend the felon possessed by his father’s ghost . . . and get revenge against his killer! Continuing the supernatural drama of last summer’s acclaimed miniseries.
Jai Nitz’s DREAM THIEF IS BACK!
“This is an ambitious and beautifully produced fever dream. Don’t wake me up, I want to stay in.”—Jonathan Hickman

Richard Corben!
Edgar Allan Poe’s Morella and the Murders in the Rue Morgue
Richard Corben (W/A/Cover)
On sale June 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
One-shot
Killer apes and the return of the dead are presented in these two gothic horror Poe adaptations by Eisner Hall of Fame inductee Richard Corben.
• The greatest horror artist of all time adapts horror’s greatest author!
“Some of the best comics of Richard Corben’s career.”—Comics Bulletin
“Horror fans need to add this one to their collection.”—Newsarama

Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan: The Sunday Comics Volume 2, 1934–1936 HC
George A. Carlin (W) and Hal Foster (A)
On sale Aug 27
FC, 120 pages
$125.00
HC, 15" x 20"
Hal Foster is celebrated in this deluxe collection of every Tarzan Sunday strip from September 1934 through September 1936! This giant-size second volume compiles over one hundred expertly restored strips, on archive-quality paper and in gorgeous color, replicating their original appearance!
• From all-time great Hal Foster, creator of Prince Valiant!
• Supersized presentation at 15" x 20"!

“This is the Emily we’ve all been waiting for.”—IGN
Emily and the Strangers: Breaking the Record #1 (of 3)
Rob Reger (W), Mariah Huehner (W), Cat Farris (A/C), and Buzz Parker (Cover)
On sale June 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Emily—and her new band, the Strangers—won the battle of the bands and received a record contract with Awesomely Awesome Records, but can the girl who just figured out how to get along with her friends manage dealing with a major corporation?
• An Emily the Strange feature film is in development.
“A good fun comic with a great message for young female comic readers.”—Read Comic Books
“Reger’s emo/gothic vision shines through in the punk-themed plot and in Emily’s edgy dialogue.”—PopMatters

LEGENDARY ILLUSTRATOR MICHAEL HAGUE!
Eye of Newt #1 (of 4)
Michael Hague (W/A/Cover)
On sale June 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
As a young apprentice wizard embarks on a perilous quest, he encounters marvelous creatures of all shapes and sizes, and learns a dark secret that could shape his entire destiny!
• Gorgeously illustrated!
• For fans of The Hobbit!

Rick Remender/Tony Moore!
Fear Agent Volume 5: I Against I Second Edition TP
Rick Remender (W), Tony Moore (A/Cover), Mike Hawthorne (P), John Lucas (I), and Lee Loughridge (C)
On sale Aug 6
FC, 120 pages
$16.99
TP, 7" x 10"
Heath Huston, the last Fear Agent, finds himself marooned on the desolate Planet Westx, populated by gun-slinging robots, venomous mutants, and buxom cowgirls. Creators Rick Remender and Tony Moore reunite to bring you the good, the bad, and the ugly in a sci-fi western shot through the heart! Collects issues #22–#27.
“[Fear Agent] is the rarest of the rare; pure action mixed with an intense look at humanity.”—Comics Bulletin

Game of Thrones: The Hound Limited-Edition Bust
On sale July 30
Measures 7.5" from the base to his helmet's top; his broad shoulders stretch 7" across
Hand-painted numbered edition in full color collector packaging. Certificate of authenticity included.
$150.00
Dark Horse reveals the next piece in the ongoing series of limited-edition collectibles based on HBO's hit television series, Game of Thrones.
This bust portrays Sandor Clegane, the fearsome killer known as the Hound. Sandor wears a distinctive steel helmet to mask a childhood disfigurement inflicted on him by his brother. The helmet in this bust is hinged, giving collectors the ability to display it up or down.

Jan Duursema joins the team!
Ghost #5
Chris Sebela (W), Jan Duursema (P), Dan Parsons (I), Dan Jackson (C), and Jenny Frison (Cover)
On sale June 4
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
When Tommy starts to suspect that Von Ghastly, the eccentric host of a bloodcurdling cable access show, may be up to more than just morbid mischief, Ghost leaps into action . . . but she has an audience of her own! Chris Sebela serves up big screams on the small screen!
• Beginning a new arc!
“Loaded with mystery and drama, set against a fantastically large supernatural backdrop.”—Comic Vine
“A strong, smart offering from Dark Horse.”—Comic Book Resources

The Goon is back!
The Goon: One For the Road

Eric Powell (W/A), Dave Stewart (C), and Jack Davis (Cover)
On sale June 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
One-shot
Goon and Franky meet a sailor on the hunt for his buddy . . . but trouble ensues when the trio go bar to bar in genre-hopping pursuit.
Revenge—what better way than to have a cover by one of the greatest humor cartoonists of all time, JACK DAVIS!
• Cover by Jack Davis
• Created by Eisner-award winner Eric Powell!

EISNER AND HARVEY NOMINEE!
The Guns of Shadow Valley HC
Dave Wachter (W/A/Cover) and James Andrew Clark (W)
On sale Aug 13
FC, 240 pages
$24.99
HC, 12" x 8"
Somewhere in Shadow Valley lies a secret that could forever change the frontier. Only a posse of gunmen with special abilities can defend that secret from a tribe of ghostly warriors, an advancing army led by a deranged colonel, and the perils of the valley itself.
• Art by 2012 Russ Manning Award nominee Dave Wachter (Breath of Bones)!
“Whatever Wachter draws, I know I'll want to read it.” —Comic Book Resources

New story arc!
Halo: Escalation #7
Brian Reed (W), Sergio Ariño (P), Juan Castro (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Sparth (Cover)
On sale June 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
“The Fall of New Phoenix”—eight months ago, an attack on Earth left seven million dead, including the family of Spartan Gabriel Thorne. Today the city has been opened from quarantine, and Thorne is going home to see what’s left . . . and what it has to do with the Master Chief.
• From Halo 4 writer and comics vet Brian Reed!
• An essential addition to the Halo canon!
• The Halo franchise has sales eclipsing $3 billion over its lifetime!

Juice Squeezers Volume 1: The Great Bug Elevator TP
David Lapham (W/A/Cover) and Lee Loughridge (C)
On sale Aug 6
FC, 128 pages
$12.99
TP, 6" x 9"
Tunnels made by a legion of giant bugs crisscross the fields below Weeville, and only one thing can stop them from overrunning this quaint California town: the Juice Squeezers. A covert group of scrawny tweens, the Squeezers are the only ones who can fit into the cramped subterranean battlefield and fight the insects on the frontlines! Collects stories from Dark Horse Presents #26–#28 and issues #1–#4 of the miniseries.
• A new series from Eisner Award winner David Lapham (Stray Bullets, The Strain).
"Juice Squeezers is a lot of fun with a grotesque edge, a series that kids can read, but probably shouldn’t if it’s close to bedtime." —The Onion’s AV Club

King Conan: The Conqueror #5 (of 6)
Timothy Truman (W), Tomás Giorello (A/Cover), and José Villarrubia (C)
On sale June 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
From the demon-haunted darkness of a Stygian crypt, across the sea, and back to Aquilonia speeds the dethroned King Conan—revenge finally within his grasp! The stage is set for a battle against an evil wizard’s forces, and this epic Robert E. Howard adaptation races to a scorching climax!
“A violent tribute to the world of Conan and something that all comic book fans should be reading.”—IGN

Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess—Link and Ganondorf FiguresOn sale July 30
Link Figure
Packaged in gatefold window box.
$79.99
Ganondorf Figure
Packaged in gatefold window box.
$124.99
Link is the main protagonist of the Legend of Zelda series. Adept with his sword, the Master Sword, he evolves through various versions of the game. This figure depicts Link as he appears in Twilight Princess.
"Ganondorf was the leader of a band of thieves who invaded Hyrule in the hopes of establishing dominion over the Sacred Realm. He was known as a demon thief, an evil-magic wielder renowned for his ruthlessness . . . "— Ancient Sage
The Link figure measures 10” high on, sculpted base, and the Ganondorf figure measures 12”. Each is meticulously detailed and has been approved by Nintendo in Japan. Dark Horse has been named the exclusive North American distributor.

“This is just a fantastic comic.”—Multiversity Comics
Lobster Johnson: Get the Lobster #5 (of 5)
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Tonci Zonjic (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale June 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
The Lobster engages in a firefight with a madman in a biplane on top of a zeppelin!
• From the pages of Hellboy!
“Zonjic’s art is cinematic.”—ComicsAlliance

Marvel Classic Character: X-Men 94 #4—Nightcrawler
On sale Aug 27
Packaged in a custom litho-printed tin box, containing character booklet and unique pin back button. Limited to 750 numbered copies.
$49.95
The debut of Nightcrawler as a member of the X-Men marks the introduction of one of the most exotic Marvel characters. Kurt Wagner was born in the Black Forest. He has the ability to teleport, and an adhesive quality to his hands and feet gives him extraordinary agility. We are delighted to give him the Syroco-style treatment.

Secrets revealed!
The Massive #24
Brian Wood (W), Danijel Zezelj (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and J. P. Leon (Cover)
On sale June 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Since the very start, Mary’s been a mystery at best—and at worst, an unstable and potentially dangerous presence. With the Kapital waiting off the coast of Morocco, and signs that perhaps the Crash was only a prelude to something bigger, the secrecy surrounding Mary starts to reveal itself.
“One of Dark Horse’s most underrated titles which comic book fans should jump on immediately.”—Unleash the Fanboy

“Walters knows these characters and worlds . . . and that shines through in his writing.”—Rhymes With Geek
Mass Effect: Foundation #12
Mac Walters (W), Jeremy Barlow (W), Tony Parker (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Benjamin Carré (Cover)
On sale June 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
When Thane is given a chance at redemption, will he be able to overcome his blood-soaked past as a killer in order to have a chance at a new life?
• Story by the lead writer of Mass Effect 2 and 3!
“The writing is spot on.”—Unleash the Fanboy

ONION A.V. CLUB’S BEST COMIC OF 2013!
Mind Mgmt #23
Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover)
On sale June 25
FC, 24 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Meru, Lyme, and company make a final, desperate attempt to recruit the Magician, but after they receive a devastating blow from the Eraser, all may be lost! Will the Management be reborn?!
• New York Times bestseller!
• The staggering conclusion to “The Magician”!
“What a f#@king book . . .”—Comic Bastards

20th Anniversary Volume!
Oh My Goddess! Volume 46 TP
Kosuke Fujishima (W/A/Cover)
On sale Aug 6
b&w, 176 pages
$12.99
TP, 5 1/8" x 7 3/16"
Somewhere inside the Judgment Gate, the minstrel learns the sad truth about the lady of the lake. Happiness can defy their fate for a time . . . but in the end, it will only turn to sadness again. So Keiichi and Belldandy are told by the power above them—but a couple who’ve prevailed on Earth and in Hell aren’t about to give up their love . . . even against Heaven!
• America’s longest-running manga series!

Pariah #5 (of 8)
Aron Warner (W), Philip Gelatt (W), and Brett Weldele (A/Cover)
On sale June 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Lila captains the Vitros’ ongoing struggle for survival in orbit, while a young, homesick Vitro, Shelley, daydreams of returning to Earth.
• Created by Academy Award winner Aron Warner (Shrek).
• Art by Eisner-nominated painter Brett Weldele (The Surrogates).

P. CRAIG RUSSELL’S FANTASY EPIC!
The Ring of the Nibelung HC
P. Craig Russell (W/A/Cover) and Lovern Kindzierski (C)
On sale Aug 6
FC, 448 pages
$29.99
HC, 7" x 10"
Giants plot against gods, who in turn tear human lovers apart, while the lives of great warriors are ruined, and murder after murder is committed in the name of love and gold. Collects The Ring of the Nibelung Volumes 1 and 2.
• Includes behind-the-scenes production art, notes by the artist, and scans of original art.
• The Eisner Award–winning series, collected in one deluxe volume.

FROM THE CREATORS OF LONE WOLF AND CUB!
Samurai Executioner Omnibus Volume 2 TP
Kazuo Koike (W) and Goseki Kojima (A/Cover)
On sale Aug 13
b&w, 784 pages
$19.99
TP, 5" x 7"
The shogun’s sword tester and executioner is a position of consummate skill and great prestige. While the feared Yamada “Decapitator” Asaemon holds the post, another sword master seeks the office, and this election can be won by only a single vote—cast in steel and certified in blood! Collects stories from volume 3 and all of volumes 4 and 5 of previous Dark Horse editions.
• Nearly 800 pages, value priced.
“Fully in keeping with the classic imagery of Koike and Kojima.”—Blogcritics

Serenity is found!
Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #6 (of 6)
Zack Whedon (W), Georges Jeanty (P/Variant cover), Karl Story (I), Laura Martin (C), and Dan Dos Santos (Cover)
On sale June 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Mal’s plan B—a plan he didn’t like when he made it—has gone into action, and the Serenity has come out of hiding. With his crew, one victim, and a hostage, Mal is ready to fight the Alliance head on—but first, they are going to rescue Zoe, no matter what!
• Buffy’s Season 8 and 9 artist conquers the galaxy!
• Zack Whedon returns to Serenity!
• The story finally continues after the film!
“For fans of the series, you've been waiting 9 years for something and this is it.” —Unleash the Fanboy
“I was feeling all the great ups and downs that I did when I watched the episodes way back when.” —Bloody Disgusting

Skyman Volume 1: The Right Stuff TP
Joshua Hale Fialkov (W), Manuel Garcia (P), Bit (I), Marta Martínez (C), and Freddie Williams II and Dan Scott (Cover)
On sale Aug 6
FC, 112 pages
$14.99
TP, 7" x 10"
After an embarrassing defeat at the hands of Captain Midnight, the Skyman Program turns to US Air Force Sgt. Eric Reid: a wounded veteran looking for a new lease on life. They tried to make the perfect weapon, but they got a hero instead. Collects the four-issue miniseries.
• Written by Joshua Hale Fialkov (The Bunker, Ultimate FF)!
“Dark Horse has really done something brilliant with their new superhero comics, and this one is another feather in their hat.”—Comic Book Therapy

WEDDING-DAY BATTLE!
Star Wars #18
Brian Wood (W), Stéphane Créty (P), Julien Hugonnard-Bert (I), Gabe Eltaeb (C), and Víctor Manuel Leza (Cover)
On sale June 11
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
Princess Leia’s wedding day has arrived—and so has the Empire! As Darth Vader’s fleet bears down on the planet, the Rebels scramble to defend themselves—they have been double crossed!

COUNT DOOKU AT BAY!
Star Wars: Darth Maul—Son of Dathomir #2 (of 4)
Jeremy Barlow (W), Juan Frigeri (P), Mauro Vargas (I), Wes Dzioba (C), and Chris Scalf (Cover)
On sale June 18
FC, 40 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
With his Shadow Collective army stalled, Darth Maul calls on Mother Talzin for help and is sent reinforcements—the deadly Nightbrothers! Maul is ready again to take on the Separatist droid army, Count Dooku, and General Grievous—in a trio of simultaneous battles!
• Adapted from un-aired episodes of The Clone Wars TV show!

IMPERIAL KNIGHT—OR TRAITOR?
Star Wars: Legacy #16
Corinna Bechko (W), Gabriel Hardman (W), Brian Albert Thies (A), Jordan Boyd (C), and Agustin Alessio (Cover)
On sale June 25
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
Imperial Knight Jao Assam is awaiting execution, and Ania Solo is on a mission to intercede. But when it is discovered that Jao has escaped—with the Sith Darth Wredd—Ania has doubts about her friend. But she still has to rescue him, in case he isn’t a bad guy . . .

Star Wars: Legacy Volume 3—Wanted: Ania Solo TP
Corinna Bechko (W), Gabriel Hardman (W/A), Jordan Boyd (C), and Agustin Alessio (Cover)
On sale Aug 13
FC, 120 pages
$19.99
TP, 7" x 10"
Ania Solo is charged with the murder of an Imperial Knight! Now she’s a wanted criminal, and even her pals Sauk and Imperial Knight Jao Assam are wary. Before Ania can explain, their ship is compromised, the friends are separated, and Ania is captured by one bounty hunter, while another is in pursuit! Collects Star Wars: Legacy #11–#15.
• Star Wars—140 years after A New Hope!
“More please!”—Adventures in Poor Taste

MATT KINDT WRITES CLASSIC-ERA STAR WARS!
Star Wars: Rebel Heist #3 (of 4)
Matt Kindt (W/Variant cover), Marco Castiello (P), Dan Parsons (I), Gabe Eltaeb (C), and Adam Hughes (Cover/Ultravariant Cover)
On sale June 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Han Solo is in an Imperial jail, and a crime boss has the information that will free him. Enter Chewbacca, who pounds and pummels his way through the mission, accompanied by an untrusting ex-Imperial who can’t understand a word Chewie says. Not that words matter much to a Wookiee on a rampage!
• Covers by Adam Hughes and Matt Kindt!

Terminator: Enemy of My Enemy #5 (of 6)
Dan Jolley (W), Jamal Igle (P/Cover), Ray Snyder (I), and Wes Dzioba (C)
On sale June 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Deliberately walking into a trap to save the life of scientist Elise Fong, ex-CIA operative Farrow Greene finds herself surrounded by metal monstrosities, as she contends with not only the T-800 but a host of other robot enemies reverse engineered by mercenaries!
• Superstar artist Jamal Igle (Supergirl)!
"A great start to what should be a stellar mini-series that comes recommended." —Unleash the Fanboy
"This one offers adventure and tension, same as the original movie, but throws in a noteworthy mystery." —Comic Book Resources
"Jamal Igle's art is solid, offering a look similar to that seen in The Final Battle currently. The action is clean and the characters are expressive." —IGN

GAIL SIMONE WRITES LARA CROFT!
Tomb Raider #5
Gail Simone (W), Nicolás Daniel Selma (P), Juan Gedeon (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Brian Horton (Cover)
On sale June 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
With Sam being targeted by a deadly enemy, it’s a race against time to find out who’s next. Can Lara save her friends and find out the truth of what’s happening around her?
• The official continuation of Lara Croft’s story!
• The Tomb Raider video game sold over 3.5 million copies in 2013!

A TRIPLE SHOT OF TRIGUN!
Trigun Maximum Omnibus Volume 4 TP
Yasuhiro Nightow (W/A/Cover)
On sale Aug 6
b&w, 672 pages
$19.99
TP, 5" x 7"
While Vash the Stampede fights to stop his evil brother, Knives, from exterminating humanity on planet Gunsmoke, a fleet of Earth starships arrives to rescue their long-lost human brethren. Can they avert genocide if Vash fails, or will Knives ramrod the last roundup? Collects previously published Trigun Maximum volumes 10, 11, and 12.
• International hit anime and manga and a Cartoon Network Adult Swim mainstay.
“Everything we’ve come to expect from Nightow, all done up in his signature style.”—Comic Attack

Horror fiction legend Kim Newman!
Witchfinder: The Mysteries of Unland #1 (of 5)
Kim Newman (W), Maura McHugh (W), Tyler Crook (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Julián Totino Tedesco (Cover)
On sale June 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Edward Grey is sent to Hallam to investigate a mysterious death. Once there, he hears rumors about the mysterious Unland, the wetlands around the town, and the creatures that inhabit it. Grey’s skepticism vanishes when he encounters the monsters of Unland, and he realizes that Hallam is a place of secrets.
• Mike Mignola’s Witchfinder!
• Featuring art by Eisner winner Tyler Crook (Bad Blood, B.P.R.D.)!
• From the pages of Hellboy!

THE BEST B MOVIE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN!
Vandroid #5 (of 5)
Tommy Lee Edwards (W/Cover), Noah Smith (W), Dan McDaid (A), and Melissa Edwards (C)
On sale June 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Vandroid’s fiery vengeance rains down in honor of his creator’s memory! By becoming the hero he was never built to be, Vandroid fights to destroy the techno conspiracy that led to his own creation. But can he defeat his corporate enemies and their deadly new cyborg army? Nothing can prepare you for this explosive conclusion!
• Complete the Vandroid experience with the remastered soundtrack from Ed Banger Records and the unearthed 1984 movie trailer at Vandroid.com!

Greg Rucka’s strangest heroine yet!
Veil #4 (of 5)
Greg Rucka (W) and Toni Fejzula (A/Cover)
On sale June 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
The truth about Veil leads even more eyes to focus on the strange young woman found wandering out of an empty subway tunnel. Passions run high around her as the body count increases, but is she just an object of desire—or a force to be reckoned with in her own right?
• From Eisner Award winner Greg Rucka!

The chosen one steps up!
The Victories #12
Michael Avon Oeming (W/A/Cover) and Nick Filardi (C)
On sale June 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Lady Dragon has infiltrated the secret organization run by her father and now she must decide—turn her back on the Victories or continue to help them from the inside? Meanwhile, Sleeper’s attempts to contact her lead to some unusual, and unexpected, results . . .
• By the Eisner Award–winning cocreator of Powers!
“The Victories never lets me down.”—Comic Bastards

The Witcher #4 (of 5)
Paul Tobin (W), Joe Querio (A/Cover), and Carlos Badilla (C)
On sale June 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Geralt struggles to maintain his sanity as he is forced to endure the House of Glass’s unrelenting torment! He soon finds himself questioning Jakob’s true motivation and is faced with a dark new omen!
• Based on the hit game by CD Projekt RED!
• From the Eisner-winning writer of Bandette, Prometheus, and Colder!

X #14
Duane Swierczynski (W), Robert Atkins (A), Michelle Madsen (C), and Aleksi Briclot (Cover)
On sale June 11
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
A merciless and unstoppable army calling themselves “the Chosen” have invaded Arcadia, starting a full-fledged war with Carmine Tango’s forces. They’re looking for something . . . or someone. X has recovered from Tango’s torment and is ready to pound some answers out of both parties!
• A game-changing new villain—a new chapter in the Project Black Sky event!

“Better than Batman.”—Adventures in Poor Taste
X Volume 3: Siege TP
Duane Swierczynski (W), Eric Nguyen (A), Daniel Maia (A), Mark Pennington (I), Michelle Madsen (C), and Garry Brown (Cover)
On sale Aug 27
FC, 104 pages
$14.99
TP, 7" x 10"
Arcadia descends into chaos as old villains return to town and new ones are born! While X faces down suicidal psychos, superstitious mobsters, and thrill-junkie assassins, Leigh uncovers the secrets of his past . . . before he locked on his mask and became X! Collects issues #9–#12.
• Featuring the return of some of the original X characters from Comics’ Greatest World.
“[X] just gets better and better.”—Comic Book Resources

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