Mignola's "Frankenstein Underground" & More Premiere in Dark Horse's March 2015 Solicitations

Thu, December 11th, 2014 at 3:41pm PST | Updated: December 12th, 2014 at 1:30pm

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CBR News Team, Editor
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Dark Horse has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for products shipping March 2015. 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.

Dark Horse Solicitations - Last Six Months

ABES 21 FC FNL 4x6Abe Sapien #21
Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Sebastián Fiumara (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Max Fiumara (Cover)
On sale Mar 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
The villain takes center stage as south Texas’s necromancy problem is revealed, and Sebastián Fiumara gives Geof Darrow a run for his money.
“This is certainly a property that deserves a spot on your pull-list.”—Unleash the Fanboy

ALFS TPB MOCK UP 4x6The most terrifying creatures in the universe collide!
Aliens: Fire and Stone TP
Chris Roberson (W), Patric Reynolds (A), Dave Stewart (C), and David Palumbo (Cover)
On sale May 13
FC, 104 pages
$14.99
TP, 7″ x 10″
During a vicious xenomorph outbreak, terraforming engineer Derrick Russell leads a desperate group of survivors onto a rickety mining vessel. They hope to escape the creatures overrunning their colony—but they’ll face horrors both in space and on the strange planet where they crash. Ties in with the Prometheus and Aliens films! Collects the four-issue miniseries.
• From critically acclaimed writer Chris Roberson!
“This is the way I want an Aliens comic to be: frantic, exciting, scary, and well illustrated.”—SciFiPulse

ANGELAFS10 12 FC FNL 4x6ANGELAFS10 12 VARIANT FC FNL 4x6A Universe of terror drawn to one world!
Angel & Faith Season 10 #12
Victor Gischler (W), Will Conrad (P), Michelle Madsen (C), Scott Fischer (Cover), and Mike Norton and Mark Englert (Variant cover)
On sale Mar 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Though she’s returned to London, Faith isn’t planning to join up with Team Angel again. But circumstances will throw the Slayer and the vampire together when someone searching for Illyria brings his quest through Magic Town . . .
“If you haven’t picked up the new Angel & Faith Season 10 series, this is as good a place as any to [get] a sample and see for yourself what’s inside.”—Comic Book Resources

ANGELAFS10V2 FC FNL 4x6Angel & Faith Season 10 Volume 2: Lost and Found TP
Victor Gischler (W), Will Conrad (A), Michelle Madsen (C), and Scott Fischer (Cover)
On sale May 13
FC, 136 pages
$18.99
TP, 7″ x 10″
Faith’s guilty conscience can’t resist a Deepscan mission to find missing demon hunter Riley Finn in South America, but a surprise encounter with tribal vampires tests the slaying skills of Faith’s team! In London’s Magic Town, Amy the Rat has been seeking favors, and Angel is on alert—he knows the witch is after more than she’s letting on . . . Collects Angel & Faith Season 10 #6–#10.

ApocalyptiGirl 4x6ApocalyptiGirl: An Aria for the End Times TP
Andrew MacLean (W/A/Cover)
On sale May 20
FC, 96 pages
$9.99
TP, 6″ x 9″
Alone at the end of the world, Aria is a woman with a mission! As she traipses through an overgrown city with a cat named Jelly Beans, Aria is on a fruitless search for an ancient relic with immeasurable power. But when a creepy savage sets her on a path to complete her quest, she’ll face death in the hopes of claiming her prize.
• The premiere graphic novel from underground sensation Andrew MacLean (Head Lopper)!
Praise for MacLean’s Head Lopper:
“Head Lopper is what you’d get if Mike Mignola wrote an issue for Brian Wood’s Northlanders by way of James Stokoe’s Orc Stain.”—Multiversity Comics

BPRDHE 125 129 FC FNL 4x6B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #129
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), James Harren (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Laurence Campbell (Cover)
On sale Mar 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Howards uses his link to the past to save the BPRD from a rampaging monster in the snowy mountains. But will the secrets he has learned be enough?
• The conclusion to James Harrenffff’s epic arc!
“An excellent read.” —SciFiPulse

BPRDOMV4 TPB CVR 4X6B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs Volume 4 TP
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), Guy Davis (A), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale May 20
FC, 456 pages
$24.99
TP, 7″ x 10″
A story that began in the first issue of Hellboy concludes with the BPRD team set to permanently wipe out the subterranean colony of frog monsters. The team track down Memnan Saa’s hideout but soon find themselves in over their heads when old enemies like the Black Flame arrive to lay waste to the world. Collects B.P.R.D.: The Black Goddess, B.P.R.D.: The Warning, and B.P.R.D.: King of Fear.

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BUFFYS10 13 FC FNL 4x6BUFFYS10 13 VARIANT FC WRK 4x6Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #13
Christos Gage (W), Nicholas Brendon (W), Megan Levens (A), Dan Jackson (C), Steve Morris (Cover), and Rebekah Isaacs (Variant cover)
On sale Mar 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Some suspiciously supernatural murders have Spike, Xander, Willow, and Giles in a conundrum. They have to talk to Buffy, but there’s something about the killer they’re pretty sure she’s not going to like . . . Meanwhile, Andrew gets some relationship advice from Buffy!
• Buffy’s Nicholas Brendon (Xander) cowrites!
“This comic is a lot of fun and will make you a fan of Buffy and company all over again.”—Comic Book Resources 

CAPMID 21 FC FNL 4x6The final arc!
Captain Midnight #21
Joshua Williamson (W), Michael Broussard (A/Cover), and Javier Mena (C)
On sale Mar 25
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
Captain Midnight is on the hunt in Arcadia, but vigilante hero X doesn’t tolerate trespassers in his city. Especially when mayhem tends to follow close behind. But when the high-flying hero finds the Archon’s archnemesis, the Mark, he learns the height of peril presented by the world’s most dangerous man.
• Continuing the X and Captain Midnight “Marked for Death” crossover in X #21–#22 and Captain Midnight #21–#24!

CAPMIDV5 TPB CVR SOL 4x6Captain Midnight Volume 5: Lost Time TP
Joshua Williamson (W), Fernando Dagnino (A), Javier Mena (C), and Michael Broussard (Cover)
On sale May 27
FC, 112 pages
$14.99
TP, 7″ x 10″
After the capture of the technovillain Tempus, it’s time to rebuild the town of Nightshade, raising it up from its fiery ruin. Captain Midnight struggles to acclimate to a future that needs a hero now more than ever, but his allies are forcing his hand in an effort to track down his friend turned enemy, Chuck Ramsey—the man who killed his sidekick, Rick Marshall—which results in a battle so epic it threatens to rip a hole in our universe! Oh, and did we mention the werewolves? Captain Midnight Volume 5 collects issues #16–#19 of the ongoing superhero epic!

CONANTA 12 FC FNL 4x6Conan the Avenger #12
Fred Van Lente (W), Brian Ching (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Dan Scott (Cover)
On sale Mar 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
With an evil sorcerer standing in his way and an enemy army approaching on the horizon, Conan must make a choice with dire consequences. Was the treasure he fought so hard for worth the price he’s paid?
• The final thrilling chapter in this arc of Conan the Avenger by Fred Van Lente!
“Kudos to Dark Horse Comics for keeping the favored barbarian alive and special thanks to this creative team for making this tale interesting. Recommended.”—Unleash the Fanboy

CONANRS 3 FC FNL 4x6Conan/Red Sonja #3 (of 4)
Gail Simone (W), Jim Zub (W), Dan Panosian (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Mar 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Fighting together, Conan and Red Sonja must face a king who seeks revenge for their past deeds before they proceed to stop a sorcerer-priest intent on creating a deadly new weapon!
• Comics superstars Gail Simone and Jim Zub write Conan and Red Sonja in this crossover of epic proportions.

DHP3 8 FC FNL 4x6DHP3 8 GRELL FC FNL 4x648 pages for only $4.99!
Dark Horse Presents #8
Fred Van Lente (W), Alex de Campi (W), Ed Brisson (W), Mike Grell (W/A/Variant cover), Brendan McCarthy (W/A), Mark Evanier (W), Guiu Vilanova (A), Jerry Ordway (A), JD Faith (A), Sergio Aragonés (A), and Francesco Francavilla (Cover)
On sale Mar 18
FC, 48 pages
$4.99
Ongoing
When the skin of a cyclist turns up in a public pool minus all of its innards, Fred Van Lente’s Detective Greene is on the case—he’s the bizarre, towering redhead who tackles New York’s weirdest crimes. And Mike Grell returns to Tarzan with Tarzan and the Gods of Opar.”
Plus, new chapters of Alex de Campi and Jerry Ordway’s Semiautomagic, Sergio Aragonés’s Groo, Brendan McCarthy’s Dream Gang, and Ed Brisson’s Murder Book, featuring art from JD Faith!
“Dark Horse’s prestigious anthology series . . . showcases emerging talent alongside some of the greatest writers, artists and cartoonists comics has to offer, as well as promising new and underground talents.”—ComicsAlliance 

DRAGON AGE INQUISITION STEIN FRONT SOL 4x6DRAGON AGE INQUISITION STEIN BACK SOL 4x6Dragon Age: Inquisition Stein
On sale May 13
22 oz. ceramic stein
$19.99
With the release of the highly anticipated Dragon Age: Inquisition game, it seemed appropriate to create a high-quality stein to celebrate with this 22 oz. ceramic stein featuring the Inquisition symbol and the Dragon Age: Inquisition logo, you’ll be ready to toast your victories.

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DDROPV2 CVR SOL 4x6Drug & Drop Volume 2 TP
CLAMP (W/A/Cover)
On sale May 6
b&w, 176 pages
$10.99
TP, 5 1/8″ x 7 1/4″
After completing Watanuki’s request, Rikuo disappears, with his own ever-mysterious purposes. Fraught with worry over Rikuo, and bearing the new burden of “carrying memories” all by himself, Kazahaya makes a rendezvous at an unknown house—whose signpost has his family name! From behind the wisteria tree appears something even more unexpected . . . a tiny angel named Kohaku. 
• Crosses over with the CLAMP universe!
• A new ongoing series.

EERIEARCV19 CVR SOL 4x6Eerie Archives Volume 19 HC
Various (W/A)
On sale May 27
FC, 272 pages
$49.99
HC, 8″ x 11″
The Rook returns for more adventures, along with scores of aliens, classic creatures, modern terrors, and tales of human folly. Creators include horror masters Bruce Jones, Richard Corben, Alex Nino, and many others! Eerie Archives explores all things strange and horrific to deliver timeless, shocking, and experimental short stories to readers old and new! Collects Eerie #90–#94!
• An arresting assembly of timeless terror and classic creators that features works by Richard Corben, Alex Nino, Bruce Jones, and more!

EI8HT 2 FC FNL 4x6A sci-fi tour de force by American Vampire co-creator!
EI8HT #2 (of 5)Rafael Albuquerque (W/A/Cover) and Mike Johnson (W)
On sale Mar 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Chrononaut Joshua is stuck in the dimension known as the Meld, captured by a camp of rebels that oppose the maniacal Tyrant and his champion, the Spear. When Joshua remembers his mission, the past and the future collide to reveal the peril he must face.
• Rafael Albuquerque’s (American Vampire, Batman: Black and White) stunning sci-fi epic!

EQFQ 8 FC FNL 4x6ElfQuest: The Final Quest #8
Wendy Pini (W/A/Cover), Richard Pini (W), and Sonny Strait (C)
On sale Mar 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
There is one question Wolfrider chief Cutter can no longer avoid: If the elves must choose between the star-traveling Palace, and “the Way” that binds all to the World of Two Moons, who will stay, and who will go? The irresistible call goes out! How will those long absent—Rayek, Winnowill, Two-Edge, and more—react?
• Brand-new ElfQuest adventures!
“One of the most beautifully crafted, well thought out comic book fantasy epics of all time.”—Comic Book Resources

FLOOD 4E FC SOL 4x6Flood! A Novel in Pictures Fourth Edition HC
Eric Drooker (W/A)
On sale May 6
b&w, 192 pages
$24.99
HC, 6 1/4″ x 9″
This special hardcover edition of Flood! A Novel in Pictures features an “After the Flood” chapter with bonus artwork and an in-depth interview with the author—and a striking new cover. Flood! is the powerful first graphic novel by Eric Drooker, a frequent cover artist for the New Yorker and creator of Blood Song.
• Original art for Flood! acquired by the Library of Congress.
• A New York Times Editor’s Choice book!

DBFRANK FC SOL C 4x6Frankenstein: The Mad Science of Dick Briefer HC
Dick Briefer (W/A/Cover)
On sale May 27
FC, 260 pages
$49.99
HC, 7″ x 10″
Frankenstein: The Mad Science of Dick Briefer reanimates a most unusual Frankenstein monster, one “who, like Ferdinand the Bull, would rather pluck flowers than pluck off people’s heads.” Briefer’s Frankenstein mixes screwball comedy with canny observation of postwar America into a creation that would shock the original monster senseless! It’s alive! Collects Frankenstein #1–#6 (Prize Publications, 1945–1946).
• A truly unusual take on the Frankenstein mythos.

FRANKU 1 FC FNL 4x6Hellboy’s creator takes on history’s greatest monster!
Frankenstein Underground #1 (of 5)
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Ben Stenbeck (A), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Mar 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
The Frankenstein creature is alone, abandoned, and wandering underground, where he will discover other strange creatures—and dark secrets to the universe. 
• One of the most anticipated comic books of 2015!
“The iconic Frankenstein creature as imagined by “the master of modern horror comics.”—IGN

GOT PLAYING CARDS 2ND ED SOLGame of Thrones Playing Cards Second Edition
On sale Mar 25
Standard-size deck, with 52 cards and 2 jokers
$4.99
Dark Horse is pleased to announce a second edition of the Game of Thrones playing cards! New faces have emerged in the fight for the Iron Throne. These characters are portrayed on the face cards and the joker cards.

GFLT 5 FC FNL 4x6TRUCKS vs. BIKES!
The Ghost Fleet #5
Donny Cates (W), Daniel Warren Johnson (A), Lauren Affe (C), and Tim Doyle (Cover)
On sale Mar 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Trace wakes from the bender of a lifetime to find that a cranked-out biker gang—Los Santos de la Muerte—have stolen his stolen truck . . . and his dog! What the hell? But Trace’s guardian angel may not be what she seems, and the bounty-hunting devil on his heels is catching up!
“Donny Cates . . . is a rising star in the comic-book scene.”—Bleeding Cool

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GOONOUHT 2 FC SOL 4x6The Goon: Once upon a Hard Time #2 (of 4)
Eric Powell (W/A/Cover)
On sale Mar 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
As the Goon patiently waits for the men sent to kill him, he passes the time with a classic book that parallels his descent into a man turned animal. Eric Powell delves into a reflective Goon tale inspired by the work of legendary fantasy author H. G. Wells. 
“The Goon is old school cool—a great gurgling gumbo of EC comics horror, Monty Python wit, and 1930’s pulp.” —Entertainment Weekly

GRVSHW PROMO IMAGE 4x6Grendel vs. The Shadow HC
Matt Wagner (W/A/Cover) and Brennan Wagner (C)
On sale May 20
FC, 160 pages
$19.99
HC, 7″ x 10″
Sparks fly and bullets blaze when the original Grendel, Hunter Rose, is transported to 1930s New York and faces off with the original dark-night avenger, the Shadow! Two pulp-noir icons go head to head in a thrilling story written and drawn by legendary Grendel creator Matt Wagner. Collects the three-issue miniseries.
“This is the best ‘versus’ storyline I have ever read.”—Comic Bastards
“If you want a fun gang story chock full of violence in 1930s New York, you should definitely pick this one up.”—The Weekly Crisis

GHDIBO 5 FC SOL 4x6Grindhouse: Drive In, Bleed Out #5 (of 8)
Alex de Campi (W), Chris Peterson (A), Nolan Woodard (C), and Francesco Francavilla (Cover)
On sale Mar 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Deputy Garcia is back, and this time the shotgun-toting Latina is sporting the latest in badass cybernetic enhancements! But can her new augmentations prepare her for the giant, man-eating ticks that now rise from a small southern town’s mysterious blood lagoon?
• Look for Alex de Campi on Archie vs. Predator in 2015!

GROOFRIFO 3 FC SOL 4x6SOMETHING STUPID THIS WAY COMES!
Groo: Friends and Foes #3
Mark Evanier (W), Sergio Aragonés (A/Cover), Tom Luth (C), and Stan Sakai (L)
On sale Mar 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
As the Year of Groo bumbles on, the world’s stupidest barbarian and his dog wander into those two sinister witches, Arba and Dakarba . . . who have a scheme to conjure up a giant duplicate of Groo! That means more Groo for your buck! Brought to you as always by Sergio Aragonés, Mark Evanier, Stan Sakai, and Tom Luth!
“Evanier and Aragonés are talented, funny, and charming.”—Multiversity Comics

HALOES 16 FC FNL 4x6Halo: Escalation #16
Duffy Boudreau (W), Douglas Franchin (P), Rob Lean (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Jean-Sébastien Rossbach (Cover)
On sale Mar 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
It’s total war as Dr. Catherine Halsey and Covenant Commander Jul ’Mdama launch their final assault to regain control of the all-powerful Forerunner Janus Key. The thrilling Halo saga continues in this ongoing Halo 4 story by Duffy Boudreau (BlackAcre) and Douglas Franchin (Person of Interest). 
• An essential addition to the Halo canon!
• The Halo franchise has sales eclipsing $4 billion over its lifetime!
• The ultimate chapter in the newest Halo: Escalation arc!

HBYBPRD 4 FC FNL 4x6Dr. Halsey and Jul ’Mdama attack!
Alex Maleev draws Hellboy’s earliest adventure with the B.P.R.D!
Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1952 #4 (of 5)
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Alex Maleev (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Mar 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
After an explosion sends Hellboy into the sewers, he finds himself lost below a Portuguese fortress. But when he finds the way out, he stumbles into something even more ominous.

IBGRIM 1 FC FNL 4x6AW YEAH TIKI TIME!
Itty Bitty Comics: Grimmiss Island #1
Art Baltazar (W/A/Cover) and Franco (W)
On sale Mar 11
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
The Volcano Goddess threatens the Mama Woogees’ tiny island! What can their creation Grimmiss do to stop this terror? Between an eye exam, a tough lesson in love, and stopping the Tiki Monoliths, there are lots of things for a little guy with a skull head to do! Tropical drinks not included.
• For fans of Itty Bitty Hellboy and Tiny Titans!
• From the multiple-Eisner-winning team of Art Baltazar and Franco!
“Art and Franco need to take on every property in comics.”—Comic Vine
“Art and Franco make the world a better place.”—Following the Nerd

LDYKLR 3 FC FNL 4x6The hit of any party!
Lady Killer #3 (of 5)
Joëlle Jones (W/A/Cover) and Jamie S. Rich (W)
On sale Mar 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
The pressure is on for Josie as the conflict increases between her cozy suburban home life and her work as a paid killer! No one said it’d be easy to be a wife and mother, but now she faces her toughest job yet—one where she’ll find out how cold-blooded she really is.
• New original series from Joëlle Jones!
“[Jones] varies her style to suit the mood of each piece, and the results can be spellbinding.”—Powell’s Books

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LARPV1 FC SOL 4x6GLEE MEETS GAME OF THRONES!
LARP! Volume 1 TP
Dan Jolley (W), Shawn deLoache (W), and Marlin Shoop (A/Cover)
On sale May 13
b&w, 88 pages
$9.99
TP, 6″ x 9″
Lifelong nerd Pete Ford’s been living two lives. In one, he’s a cool kid on the tennis team, and in the other he’s Lord Blackmane in the South Haven Action Roleplaying Club. Can Pete keep up both, especially once he falls for a fellow SHARC, or will his separate lives collide?
• From acclaimed YA author Dan Jolley (Warriors, My Boyfriend Is a Monster)!
• A coming-of-age story for nerds and jocks alike!

MELIBV2 FC FNL 4x6Bring me the corpse of Commander Shepherd!
Mass Effect Library Edition Volume 2 HC
Mac Walters (W), Jeremy Barlow (W), Omar Francia (A), Tony Parker (A), Garry Brown (A), Benjamin Carré (A), Matthew Clark (P), Drew Geraci (I), Sean Parsons (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Tony Parker (Cover)
On sale May 6
FC, 312 pages
$49.99
HC, 9″ x 12″
Featuring behind-the-scenes annotations by the creators, this deluxe oversized hardcover collects the Mass Effect: Foundation series, a story from Free Comic Book Day 2013, Mass Effect: Blasto—Eternity Is Forever, and a beautiful gallery section of covers, exclusive sketches, process drawings, and more, making this an essential edition for any Mass Effect fan!
• From the lead writer of the blockbuster Mass Effect 2 and 3 games!
• Starring bounty hunter Urdnot Wrex, geneticist Mordin Solus, assassin Thane Krios, and other members of the Normandy crew!
The ultimate Mass Effect story collection!

MMGMT 31 FNL 4x6THE FINAL ARC!
MIND MGMT #31
Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover)
On sale Mar 18
FC, 24 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
The final MIND MGMT arc takes everything right back to the beginning, as Meru looks back at the mysterious Flight 815, the event that started it all!
• Includes a special recap story for new readers!
• Hailed as one of the greatest comics of our time!
• “The Immortals” part 1 of 5.
“Month after month, Matt Kindt breaks all pre-conceived notions of what comic books are with MIND MGMT.”—IGN

MRXRAZ 2 FC FNL 4x6Mister X: Razed #2 (of 4)
Dean Motter (W/A/Cover)
On sale Mar 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
The second issue of legendary comics creator Dean Motter’s Mister X: Razed is here! In the retrofuturistic metropolis of Radiant City, the city’s mysterious designer, Mister X, becomes entangled in a crime that defies reason: a gigantic skyscraper has been kidnapped and is held for ransom—but why?
• From visionary artist and designer Dean Motter!
“A visual treat for those that remember a time that never was.”—Ain’t It Cool News

VARIANT COVER BY GERARD WAY!
Neverboy #1 (of 6)
Shaun Simon (W), Tyler Jenkins (A), Kelly Fitzpatrick (C), Conor Nolan (Cover), and Gerard Way (Variant cover)
On sale Mar 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Most people take drugs to escape reality. Neverboy, a former imaginary friend, does the opposite. He’s found a loophole that allows him to stay in the real world. As long as he stays medicated, everything’s perfect. But when the drugs wear off and reality fades, the forces that guard the borders between the real and the imaginary will be ready to drag him back to where he belongs. 
• Killjoys cocreator Shaun Simon’s new fantasy adventure!
• Artist Tyler Jenkins (Peter Panzerfaust) breathes life into the imaginary!

PASWGB FC SOL 4x6The dreamer vs. the dream
Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt TP
TAGRO (W/A/Cover)
On sale May 6
b&w, 136 pages
$9.99
TP, 5 1/8″ x 7 1/4″ 
Panty and Stocking are cute but highly dangerous angels, booted out of heaven for wrath, sloth, lust, envy, avarice, and gluttony (at least pride wasn’t high on their list). Now residing among the sinners of Daten City, the angels try to earn their way back into grace by exorcising evil at the behest of their questionable preacher boss, the Afro-bedecked Garterbelt!
• Based directly on the cult GAINAX anime from Funimation!
• Features new stories not in the original anime!
• From the creators of Kill La Kill and Gurren Lagann!

PAWAYS 1 FC FNL 4x6PAWAYS 1 FC VAR FNL 4x6From the brain of MIND MGMT’s Matt Kindt!
PastAways #1
Matt Kindt (W/Variant cover), Scott Kolins (A/Cover), and Bill Crabtree (C)
On sale Mar 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
2015: the distant past. A crash landing strands five deep-time explorers in a primitive world of internal-combustion engines and Internet 1.0 and tears a rift in space-time that spouts dinosaurs, giant robots, and other strange phenomena! Only the marooned “PastAways” can defend the twenty-first century, unless the tensions of their unexpectedly prolonged mission tear them apart!
• Career-best art from fan favorite Scott Kolins (The Flash)!
• Don’t miss the prologue in Dark Horse Presents #6!
TRAPPED IN PREHISTORY—A.K.A. OUR PRESENT!

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RATGOD 2 FC FNL 4x6Rat God #2 (of 5)
Richard Corben (W/A/Cover) and Beth Corben Reed (C)
On sale Mar 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
A town hidden in the dark woods holds frightening secrets and even more frightening residents! The one “gentleman” in a town full of subhumans offers some answers, but no safety, for our wayward hero.
• Lovecraftian horror from the Eisner Award Hall of Famer!
“He is the mainstay in my collection of original art and one of the most precise and admirable storytellers in the medium.”—Guillermo del Toro

RESURS 5 FC FNL 4x6Resurrectionists #5
Fred Van Lente (W), Maurizio Rosenzweig (P), Moreno Dinisio (I/C), and Juan Doe (Cover)
On sale Mar 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
To pull off the highest-stakes heist in history, Jericho Way—a Resurrectionist known as the Maker who’s been awakened to the knowledge and abilities of all of his past lives—must team up with the woman who helped ruin his current life: his ex-wife Adele. Way and the Scout need her skills, which means she needs to be unlocked. But will millennia after millennia of skills be enough to free their crew from the clutches of the evil Sojourn Corporation?
• From New York Times best-selling author Fred Van Lente (Brain Boy, Archer and Armstrong)!

CONANSSV19 FC FNL C 4x6The Savage Sword of Conan Volume 19 TP
Roy Thomas (W), John Buscema (P), Ernie Chan (I), Tony DeZuniga (I), and Joe Jusko (Cover)
On sale May 20
b&w, 504 pages
$19.99
TP, 7″ x 10″
While Conan fights to survive in a hostile kingdom, far away a similar dire circumstance is faced by an adventurer whose fate will determine Conan’s very existence. But this land is not of the Hyborian Age—it is 1920s Mexico, and the adventurer is writer Robert E. Howard! Collects stories from Marvel’s The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian #192–#201.
• Over 500 pages, value priced.

SHAPER 1 FC SOL 4x6A Hidden Heritage Reveals a Hero!
Shaper #1 (of 5)
Eric Heisserer (W), Felipe Massafera (A/Cover), and Wes Dzioba (C)
On sale Mar 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
A galactic empire hunts a race of shape shifters prophesied to overthrow its rule. When orphaned teenager Spry discovers that he is one of the hunted—a Shaper—he must learn to use his newfound abilities to escape the empire’s prime enforcer, Tor Ajax, and save his entire race!
• Screenwriter Eric Heisserer brings his cinematic vision to comics!
• A timeless tale for a new generation!
• In the tradition of Arthurian legends and Star Wars.

STRAINNE 7 FC FNL 4x6Read the comic. Watch the series!
The Strain: The Night Eternal #7
David Lapham (W), Mike Huddleston (A), Dan Jackson (C), and E. M. Gist (Cover)
On sale Mar 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
More of the vampires’ origins are revealed as Eph, consumed by guilt and his crippling addiction, heads toward a breaking point. The rebels will be betrayed to the Master; it’s only a matter of time with the odds stacked against them. Will Eph be the one to turn on them?
“Dark, gruesome, and filled with intrigue.”—Comic Monsters 

STRAINV5 CVR SOL 4x6The Strain Volume 5: The Night Eternal TP
David Lapham (W), Mike Huddleston (A), Dan Jackson (C), and E. M. Gist (Cover)
On sale May 6
FC, 152 pages
$19.99
TP, 7″ x 10″
It has been two years since the Master’s plan succeeded and a near apocalypse coated the world in eternal darkness. Now able to roam freely, the Master’s legion of vampires rule the world—a horrifying police state where humans are harvested for blood. As humanity despairs, Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and an unlikely team of heroes continue their fight against extinction, hoping to unlock the secret to the Master’s demise. Collects The Strain: The Night Eternal #1–#6.
“A must read for all.”—Big Comic Page

SUNDOWN 8 FC FNL 4x6Move over, Heisenberg!
Sundowners #8
Tim Seeley (W), Jim Terry (A), Sean Dove (C), and Juan Ferreyra (Cover)
On sale Mar 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Tensions flare as the Sundowners find themselves in the midst of a Detroit gang war! Now trapped between drug dealers, a twisted creep in a Santa Claus suit, and a wishing well to hell, they’re forced to rely on the leadership of the man who believes in them the least—Dr. David Shrejic!
• Cover by Juan Ferreyra (Constantine, Prometheus: Fire and Stone)!
• The ongoing series gets a wild new twist!
“A joy to read, intrigue pouring out the seams, and exceptional visuals.”—Bloody Disgusting

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SUNDOWNV1 TPB CVR SOL 4x6Sundowners Volume 1 TP
Tim Seeley (W), Jim Terry (A), Sean Dove (C), and Chris Brunner (Cover)
On sale May 27
FC, 160 pages
$19.99
TP, 7″ x 10″
Faster than lightning! Stronger than steel! Crazier than an outhouse rat? Enter the Sundowners—sworn to protect humanity from interdimensional invaders! But is the threat real, or all in their heads? Collects issues #1–#6 of the ongoing series.
“Everything about this book leads me to believe that this is going to be a huge series. Get in on the ground floor now.”—Multiversity Comics

TR 14 FC FNL SOL 4x6“Tomb Raider is the quintessential example of a reboot done right.”—Gaming Trend
Tomb Raider #14
Rhianna Pratchett (W), Derlis Santacruz (P), Andy Owens (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Brenoch Adams (Cover)
On sale Mar 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
The second issue in a new arc from the writer of the Tomb Raider 2013 video game—Rhianna Pratchett!
Lara and her friends must leave London in order to save a friend’s life from a mysterious organization! However, there is danger lurking in the shadows that threatens to destroy them all!

TRV2 TPB CVR SOL FNL 4x6Tomb Raider Volume 2: Secrets and Lies TP
Gail Simone (W), Rhianna Pratchett (W), Derlis Santacruz (P), Nicolás Daniel Selma (P), Andy Owens (I), Juan Gedeon (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Andy Park (Cover)
On sale May 13
FC, 132 pages
$19.99
TP, 7″ x 10″
After the return to Yamatai Island, Lara and her friends try to put the horror of what happened there behind them and return to “normal” life. However, when a dearly departed friend pleads for help, Lara goes on a globetrotting adventure fraught with new perils and a horrible truth that must be brought to light at all costs! Collects issues #7–#12 of the ongoing series.

NGETONY CVR SOL 1 4x6Tony Takezaki’s Neon Genesis Evangelion TP
Tony Takezaki (W/A/Cover)
On sale May 20
b&w, 176 pages
$12.99
TP, 5 1/8″ x 7 1/4″ 
You saw his work in Neon Genesis Evangelion: Comic Tribute . . . depicting the truth about Rei with great sensitivity . . . Wait, that’s not the right word. What’s the opposite of “great sensitivity”? Well, whatever it is, Tony Takezaki’s got it, in this collection of all-new stories satirizing the Evangelion you saw on TV, as well as some scenes that apparently were never aired! SEE! Eva as a 1960s TV show! SEE! Kaworu and Shinji’s standup comedy career! SEE! Ritsuko’s days as Gendo’s student intern! SEE! Eva Units, flinging dookie! You’ll see all that and more, because this is Tony Takezaki’s Neon Genesis Evangelion!
• Voted a favorite spinoff by Evangelion fans in Japan!
• The new anime films are available in the US through Funimation.

UYSAGAV2 LTD CVR BC SPOT GLOSS 4x6UYSAGAV3 FC FNL 4x6The Usagi Yojimbo Saga Volume 3 TP & Ltd. Ed. HC
Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)
On sale May 27
b&w, 616 pages
$24.99
TP, 7″ x 10″
On sale May 27
b&w, 632 pages
$79.99
Ltd. Ed. HC, 7″ x 10″
In this third volume of the definitive Usagi Yojimbo compilations, Usagi faces a new foe who wears a demon mask, the Eisner-winning “Grasscutter” story line receives a sequel, pickpocket Kitsune’s history is revealed, Sasuké the Demon Queller makes his debut, and Usagi faces a terrifying new foe who wears a demon mask! Collects Usagi Yojimbo Books 14–16.
• 600 pages of Stan Sakai’s enduring samurai masterpiece!
• Also available in a signed and numbered hardcover edition, limited to 1,500 copies!

UYSENSO HC CVR MOCKUP 4x6Who lives, who dies?
Usagi Yojimbo: Senso HC
Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)
On sale May 6
b&w, 168 pages
$19.99
HC, 6″ x 9″
Twenty years in his future, Miyamoto Usagi faces a menace from Mars! It will take all the considerable fortitude, ingenuity, and heroism that Usagi and his loved ones can muster to combat the fearsome extraterrestrial war machines and halt the alien invasion. In the end, not everyone will survive to tell the tale. Collects issues #1–#6 of the miniseries.
• Includes bonus art and behind-the-scenes extras!
“Usagi Yojimbo: Senso is rip roaring fun.”—cxPulp

X2 23 FC FNL 4x6A NEW VIGILANTE IN TOWN!
X #23
Duane Swierczynski (W), Eric Nguyen (A), Michelle Madsen (C), and Rafael Albuquerque (Cover)
On sale Mar 11
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
The city zone destroyed in the battle between the Archon and the Mark has become an insane asylum, as a new, highly addictive drug gains control of ordinary Arcadians. X goes on the hunt for the operation’s ringleader, but a rival vigilante—a shadowy woman from X’s past—stands in his way!
“I’ve come to enjoy seeing the man called X kill everything in sight in the name of his mission. I hope it doesn’t end anytime soon.”—Bloody Disgusting

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