"Itty Bitty Mask," "Ghost Fleet" Arrive in Dark Horse's November Solicitations

Wed, August 13th, 2014 at 12:05pm PDT

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#1 for 1 Axe Cop: Bad Guy Earth #1
Malachai Nicolle (W), Ethan Nicolle (A/Cover), and Dirk Erik Schulz (C)
On sale Nov 19
FC, 32 pages
$1.00
One-shot
When the so-called “real” police find out about Axe Cop’s bad guy chopping antics, they team up with the army to take Axe Cop down! But when a pair of nasty villains from outer space turn the army into bad guys, it’s up to Axe Cop to set things right!
• A full issue of Axe Cop for just $1!
• Look for the Axe Cop Volume 6: The American Choppers collection on sale November 19, 2014!

Abe Sapien Volume 5: Sacred Places TP
Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Sebastián Fiumara (A/Cover), Max Fiumara (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Jan 21
FC, 144 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”
Haunted by deaths he’s seen and ones he’s caused, Abe returns to the place where he was shot, where his latest transformation began. His path is blocked by strange priests, apocalyptic prophets, and one doomed soul after another, who all seem to think Abe is either the answer or the cause. Collects Abe Sapien #12–#14 and #16–#17.
“Incredible storytelling, both writing and art.”—Comic Bastards

Aliens: Fire and Stone #3 (of 4)
Chris Roberson (W), Patric Reynolds (A), Dave Stewart (C), and David Palumbo (Cover)
On sale Nov 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
With their numbers dwindling and hopes for rescue fading, the desperate survivors on the strange planet known as LV-223 fight among themselves. A lone scientist may hold the key to their freedom, though—if everyone can live long enough to hear him out! Ties in with the Prometheus and Aliens films!
• From critically acclaimed writer Chris Roberson!
• An exciting new direction for Aliens!

AvP BATTLE ROYALE!
Alien vs. Predator: Fire and Stone #2 (of 4)
Christopher Sebela (W), Ariel Olivetti (A), and E. M. Gist (Cover)
On sale Nov 5
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
A terminally ill scientist’s desperate experiment yields deadly results, and offers the Predators a chance to hunt an invincible new game!
• Written by Christopher Sebela (Dead Letters, High Crimes, Ghost)!
• Art by Ariel Olivetti (One-Hit Wonder, Conan and the People of the Black Circle)!

Angel & Faith Season 10 #8
Victor Gischler (W), Will Conrad (P/Variant cover), Michelle Madsen (C), and Scott Fischer (Cover)
On sale Nov 5
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
The tribal vampires have the upper hand, with Riley back to being vampire food. Faith works on a straight-up strong-arm jungle rescue, while Angel plans to turn the tables on Amy the Rat, to keep her from her real target.
“So far, so good.”—Comic Book Resources
“Angel & Faith Season 10 continues to twist an entertaining take.” —Unleash the Fanboy

Baltimore: The Wolf and the Apostle #2 (of 2)
Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Ben Stenbeck (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Nov 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
A young inquisitor who faced the werewolf Judge Duvic finds himself at the very limited mercy of Lord Baltimore.
“2014 is shaping up to be an intense year for Baltimore.”—Bloody Disgusting

James Harren returns!
B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #125
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), James Harren (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Laurence Campbell (Cover)
On sale Nov 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Things seem to be going well for the BPRD. With their alliance with the military, they now have all the munitions they need, and, after New York, an easy mission to clear a small town. But the town has strange connections to Howards’s past as a prehistoric warrior, and more than its share of monsters.
“B.P.R.D. is one of the most incredibly consistent and high quality books being published.” —All-Comic

B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs Volume 2 TP
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), Guy Davis (A), John Severin (A), Dave Stewart (C), and others
On sale Jan 14
FC, 480 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”
In 2001, Hellboy quit the BPRD, leaving Abe Sapien, Liz Sherman, and a bizarre roster of special agents to defend the world from the growing menace of the frog army. While Abe dives deeper into his origins, Liz and the BPRD fight against two of their greatest villains yet with their newest recruit, Daimio! Collects B.P.R.D.: The Dead, B.P.R.D.: The Black Flame, and B.P.R.D.: War on Frogs.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #9
Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)
On sale Nov 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
The Sunnydale homecoming becomes less than fun as Buffy, Spike, and Willow realize that Andrew is in over his head with the Vampyr rules book and a terrible plan, and the demon they’re up against has a grudge against Slayers and a penchant for eating souls . . .
“A fantastic continuation to the Buffyverse.”—Unleash the Fanboy

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 Library Edition Volume 1 HC
On sale Jan 14
FC, 304 pages
$29.99
HC, 8” x 12 3/16”
The world has lost its connection to magic, and a new breed of vampires has been born—zompires! Still, there’s more trouble for Buffy the Vampire Slayer: a magic siphon is loose, student loans have to be paid, Willow goes walkabout, and Buffy finds herself pregnant while coming to terms with her relationship with Spike. Collects Buffy Season 9 Volume 1 and Volume 2.
• Expanded sketchbook and deluxe oversized format.

Brand-new arc!
Captain Midnight #17
Joshua Williamson (W), Fernando Dagnino (A), Javier Mena (C), and Michael Broussard (Cover)
On sale Nov 26
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
Captain Midnight may be a genius, an inventor, and a fighter . . . but is the time traveler ready to be a superhero in the modern era? And is he ready for his first date since 1944?! Meanwhile, a mysterious power has taken over Sharkbyte Technology and the assassin Helios has forged a rocky allegiance with Midnight's closest allies.
• Written by Joshua Williamson (Nailbiter, Ghosted)!
“It is entertaining, exciting, well written, with expertly driven artwork and color.” —Comic Bastards

Supervillainous home invasion!
Captain Midnight Volume 4: Crash and Burn TP
Joshua Williamson (W), Manuel Garcia (P), Bit (I), Marta Martínez (C), Freddie Williams II and Jeremy Roberts (Cover)
On sale Jan 28
FC, 112 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”
Reeling from the death of one friend and the betrayal of another, Captain Midnight ponders what the world needs more: the brawn of a superhero or the brains of his civilian identity, genius inventor Jim Albright. But the madman responsible for the assassination of Arcadia’s police chief, Tempus, has escaped prison! Addicted to technology, Tempus wants Captain Midnight’s inventions . . . and he’ll happily kill to get them! Captain Midnight Volume 4 collects issues #12–#15 of the ongoing superhero epic!
“The more I read of this series, the more I want.”—Comic Vine

THE SEED IS SOWN!
Colder: The Bad Seed #2
Paul Tobin (W) and Juan Ferreyra (A/Cover)
On sale Nov 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Declan’s efforts to rescue others from the grip of insanity are compromised as the maniacal Swivel wreaks gruesome havoc on Boston’s populace!
• The sequel to the critically acclaimed series!
• From Eisner Award winner Paul Tobin and artist Juan Ferreyra!
• Don’t miss Paul Tobin and Juan Ferreyra on Prometheus: Fire and Stone!

Conan the Avenger #8
Fred Van Lente (W), Brian Ching (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and John Picacio (Cover)
On sale Nov 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
The second thrilling chapter of the newest Conan the Avenger arc by Fred Van Lente is here!
Conan and his comrades join forces with the very brigands they once fought! Swords and personalities clash as Conan’s plan to steal a legendary treasure right under the nose of his new “ally” is in danger of being revealed!
• Fred Van Lente’s Conan is a hit!
• Conan the Avenger expands on the original Conan universe!

“Concrete Park is brilliant . . .” —The Berkeley Graduate
Concrete Park: R-E-S-P-E-C-T #3 (of 5)
Tony Puryear (W/A/Cover) and Erika Alexander (W)
On sale Nov 5
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Barrio Las Cruces erupts in violence as Isaac fights side by side with the strange gang leader Silas. Supernatural forces stalk the streets of Scare City, and an aggressive Luca takes her fight to the Potato King. Concrete Park is a dark, sexy sci-fi saga by Tony Puryear (Eraser) and Erika Alexander!
• A Best American Comics 2013 selection!
• Screenwriter Tony Puryear cowrites and draws!

Mayhem in the streets!
Criminal Macabre: The Third Child #3 (of 4)
Steve Niles (W), Christopher Mitten (A), Michelle Madsen (C), and Justin Erickson (Cover)
On sale Nov 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
The world is rioting and everyone has turned to their darker sides. In all this mayhem, Cal seeks help from those long gone, but can he and the few outcasts still on his side save a world that has always shunned them?
• From the writer of Breath of Bones and 30 Days of Night!

Guardians of the Galaxy’s Dan Abnett!
Dark Ages #4 (of 4)
Dan Abnett (W) and I. N. J. Culbard (A/Cover)
On sale Nov 12
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
When a godless mercenary war band discovers an ancient and bizarre piece of alien technology, they find themselves enlisted in the violent conflict against cosmic demon invaders!
• From the creators of Vertigo’s The New Deadwardians!

Eisner and Harvey award winner!
Dark Horse Presents #4
Alex de Campi (W), Brendan McCarthy (W/A), Jimmy Palmiotti (W), Justin Gray (W), Tyler Jenkins (W/A), Keith Champagne (W), Evan Dorkin (W/A), Jerry Ordway (A/Cover), Andy Kuhn (A), and Leonard Kirk (A)
On sale Nov 19
FC, 48 pages
$4.99
Ongoing
After a demon steals a child’s soul, occult professor Alice Creed must track down the evil culprit in Alex de Campi and Jerry Ordway’s Semiautomagic. A new tale of conspiratorial superheroics from the world of Peter Tomasi and Keith Champagne’s The Mighty, written by Keith Champagne with art by Leonard Kirk! Plus, Evan Dorkin delivers eight hilarious pages of House of Fun!
New chapters of Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, and Andy Kuhn’s Wrestling with Demons and Tyler Jenkins’s The Chaining fill out the rest of this awesome issue!
• The award-winning series returns at a new price—$4.99!
• New 48-page format!
“Seriously, this is comics’ best kept secret trove of great comics.”—Comic Book Resources

ONLY REVENGE BRINGS REST!
Dream Thief Volume 2: Escape TP
Jai Nitz (W), Greg Smallwood (A/Cover), Todd Galusha (A), and Tamra Bonvillain (C)
On sale Jan 14
FC, 104 pages
$17.99
TP, 7” x 10”
John Lincoln didn’t understand why vengeful ghosts possessed him while he slept—until he learned that his father was also a Dream Thief! To give Dad’s spirit rest, he’ll need to orchestrate a prison break, avoid a statewide manhunt, and try not to get possessed himself! Collects issues #1-#4 of the miniseries.
“Crisp, mysterious, compelling and gorgeously drawn. Don’t miss this book.” —Kurt Busiek

Drug & Drop Volume 1 TP
CLAMP (W/A)
On sale Jan 7
b&w, 192 pages
$10.99
TP, 5" x 7"
The story of Drug & Drop picks up right where Legal Drug left off! Kazahaya awakens from a disturbing dream of the sister he had to part from, Kei—covered in blood and clutching him close to her. If it’s a case of seeing spirits, there’s one young (?) man Kazahaya and Rikuo can go to for advice—a special guest character CLAMP fans know from xxxHolic and Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle—Kimihiro Watanuki!
• Contains many crossover references to the CLAMP universe.
• Will be an ongoing series.

Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom Archives Volume 4 TP
Dick Wood (W), Donald Glut (W), Roger McKenzie (W), Ernie Colón (A), Dan Spiegle (A), Jose Delbo (A), Al McWilliams (A), and Jesse Santos (A)
On sale Jan 14
FC, 216 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”
Doctor Solar faces a clever new nemesis named King Cybernoid, terrors from other dimensions, and electric aliens from Mars! This collection restores and reprints issues #23-#31 of the original Doctor Solar comic-book series and also includes Solar’s guest appearance in The Occult Files of Dr. Spektor #14!
• Featuring a foreword by Batton Lash (Supernatural Law)!
• Classic adventures by Ernie Colón, Dick Wood, and others!

The EC Archives: The Vault of Horror Volume 4 HC
Bill Gaines (W), Johnny Craig (W/A), 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 28
FC, 216 pages
$49.99
HC, 8 3/16” x 11”
Dark Horse Comics brings even more macabrely majestic stories from the vault! This terrifying tome has been digitally recolored—using Marie Severin’s original palette as a guide—and features stories drawn by all-star comic artists Johnny Craig, Graham Ingels, Joe Orlando, Jack Davis, Jack Kamen, and George Evans! Collects Vault of Horror #30–#35 in full color!
• Featuring a foreword by Bram Stoker Award Winning author Jonathan Maberry!
• Includes all the original ads, text pieces, and letters!

Richard Corben!
Eerie Archives Volume 18 HC
Various (W/A)
On sale Jan 28
FC, 256 pages
$49.99
HC, 8” x 11”
Eerie Archives Volume 18 celebrates the unique horror work of Richard Corben. In addition to running some of the best Corben shorts from the seventies, this volume also includes a new interview between Corben and longtime collaborator José Villarrubia! Horror masters Bruce Jones, Bernie Wrightson, and Alex Nino also contribute! Collects Eerie #86-#89!
• Exclusive new Richard Corben interview!

ElfQuest: The Final Quest #6
Wendy Pini (W/A/Cover), Richard Pini (W), and Sonny Strait (C)
On sale Nov 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
The human warlord Angrif Djun, more furious than ever, prepares a massive assault upon every elf living on the World of Two Moons. Master archer Strongbow faces an unexpected betrayal. And within the Wolfrider tribes, Chief Cutter and Chieftess Ember wrestle with a dire choice that will define—or destroy—their worlds.
“If you’re looking for some engaging fantasy, don’t miss ElfQuest: The Final Quest! It’s something special and will pull you in from the first time you read it!” —Major Spoilers

From legendary illustrator Michael Hague!
Eye of Newt HC
Michael Hague (W/A/Cover)
On sale Jan 21
FC, 112 pages
$17.99
HC, 8” x 11”
Legendary illustrator Michael Hague takes readers on a strange and fantastic journey in Eye of Newt! As a young wizard’s apprentice, Newt, embarks on a wonderful and perilous quest through the mysterious Netherworld and beyond, he learns a dark secret that could shape his entire destiny! Collects the four-issue miniseries.
• Gorgeously illustrated in the classic fantasy style!
• For fans of The Hobbit and Harry Potter!
“If you like fantasy stories this is a must read.” —Comic Bastards

ARE WE DEAD YET?
Father’s Day #2 (of 4)
Mike Richardson (W), Gabriel Guzmán (A), Java T (C), and Keron Grant (Cover)
On sale Nov 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
An ex-mob enforcer and his estranged daughter are on the worst road trip ever. Driving a stolen Plymouth along a lonely desert highway, the unhappy duo would be at each other’s throats . . . were they not having to fight for their lives on old Route 66!
• An action-packed crime thriller written by Dark Horse publisher Mike Richardson (The Secret, Cut, Atomic Legion).
• Illustrated by Gabriel Guzmán (Star Wars, Cable, Kull).

Game of Thrones
On sale Mar 11
Dark Horse has rocked the collectibles world with its series of stunning Game of Thrones figures. Sculpted and painted with painstaking detail, these figures capture the character of the show and the likenesses of the HBO series cast.
Tywin Lannister Figure
8” Figure
$24.99
The head of House Lannister and Lord of Casterly Rock, Tywin is one of the most powerful lords in Westeros.

Gantz Volume 34 TP
Hiroya Oku (W/A)
On sale Jan 28
b&w, 216 pages
$13.99
TP, 5 1/8” x 7 1/16”
Kei is reunited with his beloved Tae only to be torn from her and returned to the streets, where the Gantz warriors are hunted “terrorists,” accused of sabotaging the truce with the alien invaders. Thinking Tae is lost forever, Kei makes a one-man suicide assault against the monstrous ETs!
• Gantz has sold over fifteen million copies in Japan!
• Popular anime series and live-action feature.
“Gantz is unrelenting.” —Manga Helpers

A GREAT JUMPING-ON POINT!
Ghost #9
Chris Sebela (W), Harvey Tolibao (P), Keith Champagne (I), Dan Jackson (C), and Emanuela Lupacchino and Wes Dzioba (Cover)
On sale Nov 5
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
Ghost has recovered all of her memories as Elisa Cameron, but instead of this making things easier, it just highlights the differences between who she was and what she has become. Can Elisa be the Ghost and still retain her humanity? Or will Ghost run out of control?
• The beginning of a hard-hitting new arc!
“Loaded with mystery and drama, set against a fantastically large supernatural backdrop.”—Comic Vine
“Highly recommended.” —Unleash the Fanboy
“Ups the stakes and doubles the danger . . . strongly recommended.” —Front Towards Gamer

THEY TRUCKED WITH THE WRONG GUY!
The Ghost Fleet #1
Donny Cates (W), Daniel Warren Johnson (A/Cover), and Lauren Affe (C)
On sale Nov 5
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
For the world’s most valuable, dangerous, or secretive cargo, you don’t call just any trucking service . . . You call THE GHOST FLEET. When one of the world’s most elite combat-trained truckers takes a forbidden peek at his payload, he uncovers a conspiracy that will change his life forever! A new series of badass action on the open road begins here!
• From the critically acclaimed writer of Buzzkill!

Matt Wagner’s Grendel meets The Shadow!
Grendel vs. The Shadow #3 (of 3)
Matt Wagner (W/A/Cover/variant cover) and Brennan Wagner (C)
On sale Nov 5
FC, 48 pages
$5.99
Miniseries
Eisner Award winner Matt Wagner brings this exciting miniseries to its dramatic conclusion as two pulp-noir icons go head to head! Will GRENDEL succumb to the seductive temptations of the past? Or will THE SHADOW finally fall prey to the most dangerous foe he’s ever faced? WHO will prevail as . . . the Master of Darkness?
• Matt Wagner (Grendel, Zorro) brings his iconic character face to face with the Shadow.
• 48-page action-packed issues!
"Grendel vs. The Shadow is an example of the perfect creator on a perfect, and highly unexpected, project . . . Wagner taking on this historical pairing could be the stuff of comic book legend.” —Comic Book Resources

“An outstanding series with a masterful use of its tone.” —Comic Bastards
Grindhouse: Drive In, Bleed Out #1 (of 8)
Alex de Campi (W), R. M. Guéra (A/Cover), and Giulia Brusco(C)
On sale Nov 12
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Grindhouse is back from the dead, and it’s meaner, badder, and dirtier than ever! In the first of four new exploitation opuses, Scalped’s R. M. Guéra joins series writer Alex de Campi for “Slay Ride,” a brutal holiday tale of revenge and supernatural terror in the driven snow!
• We’re back, just in time to celebrate the holidays in bloody style!
• From the perverted mind of Alex de Campi (Smoke/Ashes, Lady Zorro)!
• World-renowned artist R. M. Guéra (Django Unchained, Scalped)!

Halo!
Halo: Escalation #12
Duffy Boudreau (W), Ricardo Sánchez (P), Rob Lean (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Anthony Palumbo (Cover)
On sale Nov 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
“Exposure” part 2—Disaster looms as Spartans Ray and Thorne race against time to track down a mysterious new weapon of mass destruction. Duffy Boudreau (BlackAcre, Bloodshot) and Ricardo Sánchez (Green Arrow) bring you the stunning conclusion of another action-packed chapter of the Halo saga!
• An essential addition to the Halo canon!
• The Halo franchise has sales eclipsing $3 billion over its lifetime!
• An all-new story arc—a great jumping-on point!

AW YEAH! ITTY BITTY MASK!
Itty Bitty Comics: The Mask #1
Art Baltazar (W/A) and Franco (W/A)
On sale Nov 12
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
The Mask is back, and it’s Herman Shazbert’s turn! When the mild-mannered zookeeper buys his wife a strange mask, the whole family wants to try it on! But watch out, Grandma Shazbert—it will put quite the pep in your step!
• From the guys who brought you the Eisner-nominated Itty Bitty Hellboy and Tiny Titans and Aw Yeah Comics!
• All-ages mayhem from Art Baltazar and Franco!
• The Mask is back, and crazier than ever!

King Conan Volume 4: The Conqueror TP
Timothy Truman (W), Tomás Giorello (A/Cover), and José Villarrubia (C)
On sale Jan 14
FC, 168 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”
The deposed Conan must fight his way across battle-ravaged countries and bandit-filled seas, through dark tombs, and back to Aquilonia to regain his throne! The calculating barbarian is on the hunt for the magical Heart of Ahriman, which will ensure victory over the evil Xaltotun and his group of traitors. Collects issues #1–#6 of the miniseries King Conan: The Conqueror.
• Howard’s only Conan novel—adapted by a critically acclaimed creative team!
“Overall, King Conan from Truman, Giorello, and Villarrubia is a smash hit.”—Read Comic Books

Go behind the scenes!
The Legend of Korra: The Art of the Animated Series—Book Three: Change HC
Michael Dante DiMartino (W), Bryan Konietzko (W/Cover), and Joaquim Dos Santos (W)
On sale Jan 7
FC, 184 pages
$34.99
HC, 9” x 12”
Go behind the scenes of the third season of the Legend of Korra animated TV series—created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko—the smash-hit sequel to their blockbuster show Avatar: The Last Airbender!
Discover amazing never-before-seen artwork created during the development of The Legend of Korra Book Three. Detailed captions throughout this impressive art book give you an in-depth, revealing tour of the creative process that went into creating this beloved series.
• Never-before-seen artwork from season 3 of Korra!
• Captions by Korra creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko!

The Legend of Korra: Naga Plush Doll
On sale Nov 12
11” tall plush doll
$34.99
Despite her intimidating appearance, Naga the polar bear dog is sweet and is regarded as Korra’s best friend. Undyingly loyal, she is protective of Korra and has learned how to use her strength to help her out of perilous situations. We have teamed up with Nickelodeon to create this version of Naga, Avatar Korra’s faithful and beloved animal companion. Naga is beautifully captured in this super-detailed, 11” tall cuddly plush doll that is sure to please all Legend of Korra fans!

Kazuo Koike!
Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus Volume 7 TP
Kazuo Koike (W), Goseki Kojima (A), and Frank Miller (Cover)
On sale Jan 7
b&w, 680 pages
$19.99
TP, 5” x 7”
Yagyu Retsudo will stop at nothing to kill Itto Ogami—even sending his last child to kill the Lone Wolf. And if his daughter can’t finish the job, Retsudo is prepared to offer a reward for Itto that should have every bounty hunter, ronin, and peasant out for Itto’s head! Collects Four stories from volumes 15, all of volume 16, and two stories from from volume 17.
• The acclaimed classic by Kazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima.
• Over 700 pages, value priced.

The Crash was only a prelude!
The Massive #29
Brian Wood (W), Garry Brown (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and J. P. Leon (Cover)
On sale Nov 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
The world as we know it will die. This is a fact. Will anyone, or anything, manage to survive?
“Wood continues to put together one of the best monthly series on the market. One that entertains and makes you think at the same time.”—Graphic Policy

New York Times bestseller!
Mind Mgmt #28
Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover)
On sale Nov 26
FC, 24 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Meru has a new mission: targeting every agent loyal to the Eraser’s new Management. Sides are being chosen, and the final line is being drawn!
• Matt Kindt (Star Wars: Rebel Heist) brings the threads together!
• The final year heats up!

Pariah Volume 3 TP
Aron Warner (W), Philip Gelatt (W), and Brett Weldele (A/Cover)
On sale Jan 7
FC, 104 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”
Tensions escalate aboard their ship as the Vitros try to maintain order and control over one another. Meanwhile, a disaster on Earth diverts their attention and causes the Vitros to further divide their allegiances to each other and to their space mission. Collects issues #5-#8 of the series.
• Created by producer Aron Warner (Shrek)!
• Art by Eisner-nominated painter Brett Weldele (The Surrogates).

A “fun-dead” adventure through time!
Plants vs. Zombies: Timepocalypse HC
Paul Tobin (W), Ron Chan (A/Cover), and Matthew J. Rainwater (C)
On sale Jan 13
FC, 80 pages
$9.99
HC, 6” x 9”
Crazy Dave—the babbling-yet-brilliant inventor and top-notch neighborhood defender—helps his niece, Patrice, and young adventurer Nate Timely fend off Zomboss’s latest attack in Plants vs. Zombies: Timepocalypse! This new, standalone tale will tickle your funny bones and thrill . . . your brains! Collects the Plants vs. Zombies: Timepocalypse digital comics into one hardcover!
• The hit video game returns to comics!
• Tobin and Chan take us on another original PvZ adventure.

“[Curt Pires is] A creator to watch.” —Multiversity
POP #4 (of 4)
Curt Pires (W), Jason Copland (A), Pete Toms (C), and Dylan Todd (Cover)
On sale Nov 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Captured within the Cartel’s lair, Elle and Coop fight for their minds, bodies, and souls! Can they escape and take down the Cartel as their diabolical reach extends farther than anyone could have imagined? Can Elle transcend her programming? Can you? Find out in the explosive final issue of POP!
“[Jason Copland is] A creator to watch.” —Comicbook.com

THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY MOTHER%*@$#!
Predator: Fire and Stone #2 (of 4)
Joshua Williamson (W), Chris Mooneyham (A), Dan Brown (C), and Lucas Graciano (Cover)
On sale Nov 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
After the mayhem and terror of Weyland-Yutani’s disastrous mission to the site of the Prometheus, Galgo’s troubles continue when his ship is shanghaied by a Predator stowaway! Its obsession with a mysterious, deadly quarry sends them to the last place in the universe Galgo’d like to revisit—the Xeno-infested LV-223!
• Dark Horse’s Prometheus event goes on the prowl!
• Joshua Williamson (Nailbiter, Captain Midnight) is Multiversity’s breakout writer of 2013!
• Five Ghosts’s Chris Mooneyham pits Predator against vicious game!

THE SEARCH FOR TRUTH BRINGS ONLY DAMNATION!
Prometheus: Fire and Stone #3 (of 4)
Paul Tobin (W), Juan Ferreyra (A), and David Palumbo (Cover)
On sale Nov 12
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Chaos breaks loose when a member of the Prometheus’s recovery team is exposed to the dangerous and mysterious genetic accelerant! Now, with the crew divided and hope for survival fleeting, a terrifying discovery offers a glimpse into the fate of the Prometheus . . . and the colony on LV-426!
• The blockbuster crossover event heats up!
• From Eisner Award-winning writer Paul Tobin (Colder)!
• Art by Bleeding Cool’s Artist of the Year, Juan Ferreyra (Colder, Kiss Me Satan!)!

Fred Van Lente!
Resurrectionists #1
Fred Van Lente (W), Maurizio Rosenzweig (P), Moreno Dinisio (I/C), and Juan Doe (Cover)
On sale Nov12
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Are you near-death experienced? Framed architect-turned-thief Jericho Way has discovered he’s a Resurrectionist, one of a select group of people who can not only remember their past lives, but become them. Two groups are now after his services—the Sojourn corporation, which wants to exploit his powers for mysterious purposes, and a motley crew of modern-day tomb robbers who have been trying to pull the same impossible heist for 3,000 years—and if Jericho joins them, he may steal back his own future!
• A new creator-owned ongoing comic series.
• Art by rising stars Maurizio Rosenzweig (Clown Fatale) and Moreno Dinisio (Dead Body Road)!
• CBLDF member retailer exclusive, contact the CBLDF for more info on the Jenny Frison benefit variant!

HOWARD’S GREATEST CHARACTERS!
Robert E. Howard’s Savage Sword Volume 2 TP
Various (W/A)
On sale Jan 21
FC, 136 pages
$17.99
TP, 7” x 10”
They’re all here: Solomon Kane, Dark Agnes, Bran Mak Morn, Breckinridge Elkins . . . and, of course, Conan! Pulp master Robert E. Howard’s most unforgettable characters deliver bold tales of adventure and romance! Collects all original material from REHSS #5-#8.
• Featuring stunning work from Francesco Francavilla, Howard Chaykin, John Arcudi, and an overflow of others.

The Savage Sword of Conan Volume 18 TP
Charles Dixon (W), Doug Murray (W), Larry Yakata (W), Michael Docherty (P), Ernie Chan (P/I), and Doug Beekman (Cover)
On sale Jan 21
b&w, 560 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”
Taken prisoner in far-flung Zamora, Conan is discovered to resemble the land’s demigod of legend, prophesied to return to champion Zamora in war. Conan is paid handsomely to lead “his” people, but finds that battle against countless enemies is to be preferred to facing the wrath of an angry god! Collects Marvel’s The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian #181–#190.
• Over 500 pages, value priced!

Hero under fire!
Skyman One-shot
Spencer Cushing (W), Manuel Garcia (P), Bit (I), and Freddie Williams II and Jeremy Colwell (Cover)
On sale Nov 5
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
One-shot
Sergeant Eric Reid may have survived the Skyman Program’s assassins and exposed its corruption, but he’s about to find that wearing the Skyman belt and trying to do the right thing means there will always be a target on his back. Can he take the heat? Or will he burn up in the atmosphere?
• Manuel Garcia (Bloodshot) and Bit (Captain Midnight) return for another high-flying Skyman story!
• A great way for new readers to experience the action and excitement of the Project Black Sky universe!
• Cover by Freddie Williams II and Jeremy Colwell!

Read the comic! Watch the series!
The Strain: The Night Eternal #3
David Lapham (W), Mike Huddleston (A), Dan Jackson (C), and E. M. Gist (Cover)
On sale Nov 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Known as the Born, he works with the rebellion, but he’s a vampire . . . Who, or what, is Mr. Quinlan? And what, exactly, is his connection to the Master? This issue sheds light on the past of the mysterious and badass bloodsucker slayer who is bent on destroying the Master’s strain and ending his reign.
The final chapter in the Strain Trilogy—by Guillermo del Toro and novelist Chuck Hogan—begins here!

Tim Seeley!
Sundowners #4
Tim Seeley (W), Jim Terry (A), Sean Dove (C), and Chris Brunner (Cover)
On sale Nov 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
As the Illuminatrix does her best to convince Karl Volf to join the Jubilant, Arcanika and Concerned Citizen battle a twisted version of Arcanika, and Crowlita realizes that, despite hating everyone, she may be humanity’s only hope against a planet-devouring threat!
Invisible monsters!

J. Michael Straczynski!
Terminator Salvation: The Final Battle #11 (of 12)
J. Michael Straczynski (W), Pete Woods (A/Cover), and Matt Wilson (C)
On sale Nov 5
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Locked in a war neither can win, John Connor and Skynet contemplate the unthinkable—an alliance against the murderous intelligence ravaging them both. But with Connor’s foretold death nearing, is it too late?!
• Celebrate 30 years of The Terminator!
“Straczysnki and Woods are on a roll and they show absolutely no sign of stopping or slowing anytime soon.” —Comic Bastards

Tomb Raider’s Rhianna Pratchett joins Gail Simone!
Tomb Raider #10
Gail Simone (W), Rhianna Pratchett (W), Derlis Santacruz (P), Andy Owens (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Andy Park (Cover)
On sale Nov 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
After a terrifying journey in the cursed depths of the lost Roanoke colony, Lara heads aboveground to the desert, now in possession of dangerous information—and under attack! Lara’s globetrotting hunt for truth continues!
• The official continuation of Lara Croft’s story!
• The Tomb Raider video game has sold over 6 million copies!
“With Simone at the helm, I have no doubt the series is in good hands.”—Game Skinny

Usagi v.s. aliens!
Usagi Yojimbo: Senso #4 (of 6)
Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover) and Tom Luth (Cover colors)
On sale Nov 5
b&w, 24 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Trapped underneath the wreckage from another Martian rocket’s crash landing, Usagi and Tomoe only havevoneway out: through the alien craft! As they desperately fight for their lives, one major villain returns, and another makes a fateful decision. With the town ravaged, and more rockets on the way, is all hope finally lost?
• From multiple Eisner Award-winning creator Stan Sakai!
• Celebrating Usagi’s 30th anniversary!

The Victories Volume 4: Metahuman TP
Michael Avon Oeming (W/A/Cover) and Nick Filardi (C)
On sale Jan 21
FC, 136 pages
$17.99
TP, 7” x 10”
The discovery of who was behind Metatron’s mind control and the death of DD Mau has Faustus hitting a breaking point. No longer capable of controlling his anger, he goes after the Advisors and discovers a secret he is not ready for. Will Faustus—and the Victories—be able to save the world . . . and themselves? Collects The Victories #11–#15.
• By Eisner Award winner Michael Avon Oeming (cocreator of Powers).
“Michael Avon Oeming manages to show us what being a true hero is all about. He pulls no punches and offers no apologies for it.”—Comic Bastards
The apocalyptic conclusion!
“ If you like Powers, you’ll love The Victories!” —Brian Michael Bendis

The perverse “pig-man” unmasked!
X #19
Duane Swierczynski (W), Eric Nguyen (A), Michelle Madsen (C), and Freddie Williams II and Jeremy Colwell (Cover)
On sale Nov 12
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
A nameless man, scarred from an encounter with the Skin Traders, is wheeled into the hospital—only Leigh Ferguson knows that this John Doe is none other than Arcadia’s most wanted, X! But the sicko surgeon that sliced him up is closing in to finish the job.
“Dark Horse’s X is really hitting its stride and readers should get on board immediately.”—Unleash the Fanboy

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