Image Comics Solicitations for June, 2007

Wed, March 21st, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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Image Comics has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for product shipping June, 2007. Discuss these solicitations here on CBR's Image Comics forum and tell fellow fans what you plan on picking up.

Image Solicitations - Last Six Months

THE AMORY WARS #1 (of 5)
story CLAUDIO SANCHEZ


art GUS VAZQUEZ


cover TONY MOORE

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 6


$2.99

Coheed Kilgannon's suburban world is turned upside down by General Mayo Deftinwolf, who explains the nightmares of torture that violate Coheed's dreams are real-and that Coheed and his family play a crucial piece in a terrorist plot to destroy all the worlds of the Keywork. To save these worlds, Coheed and his wife, Cambria, must do the unthinkable...

From the imagination of Claudio Sanchez, the creative mind behind the music sensation COHEED AND CAMBRIA, comes a science fiction epic in the tradition of Star Wars and The Matrix-a new, star-spanning mythology, rooted in the story of one simple family. Hold on tight. The Amory Wars start here!

RETAILER INCENTIVE:

Get one variant cover signed by Claudio Sanchez FREE with every 10 copies ordered.

REPO #1 (of 5)
story RICK SPEARS


art & cover ROB G

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 20


$3.50

From the team that brought you TEENAGERS FROM MARS, and THE COURIERS comes REPO, an all-out action comedy about two small-time repo men named KD and Emil. Usually their job is repossessing cars from deadbeats who owe the wrong kind of people money. Today the job is different-the repo of an escaped clone. More specifically, its beating heart!

With a multi-million dollar price on the clone's head attracting every hyper-violent repo team in the quad-not to mention the Clone Liberation Army-our boys will have to fight their way through an ever-growing body count just to stay one step ahead of the pack, snatch the clone and hopefully make it out with their lives.

SIDEBAR:


Part LETHAL WEAPON. Part AKIRA. All AWESOME.

PAUL JENKINS' SIDEKICK: SUPER SUMMER SIDEKICK SPECTACULAR #1 (of 2)
story PAUL JENKINS


art & cover CHRIS MORENO

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 13


$3.50

Things we all know about summertime: snotty-nose kids are out of school, hot girls wear skimpy bikinis, video game geeks get fatter and sweat more-and Eddie Edison (a.k.a. Superior Boy) will continue his annual quest to be voted into the Council of American Superheroes (C.A.S.H. - a non-profit organization).

What does all this mean? If you're lookin' for a rockin' good time (well, one that won't require a round of antibiotics when you're done), then don't miss PAUL JENKINS' SIDEKICK: SUPER SUMMER SIDEKICK SPECTACULAR #1! Did we mention it was written by PAUL JENKINS? You know, the guy that turned Wolverine into a wussie-boy?

SIDEBAR


"Paul's a FUNNY guy! Not funny as in odd or strange... NO! He's FUNNY as in clever, hysterical, loopy, comical or irreverent. It's not unlike a feline playing with a catnip toy! Yeah! That's it! Pick up SIDEKICK, and when you're done, put the book down and lick clean as much of your body as possible!" - JOHN ROMITA, JR.

LOOK FOR THE FIRST SIDEKICK TP ON PAGE XXX!

THE RIDE: DIE, VALKYRIE! #1 (of 3)
written DOUG WAGNER


art & variant cover BRIAN STELFREEZE


cover JASON PEARSON

32 PAGES


BW


JUNE 6


$2.99

Hot chicks, a stolen '68 Camaro, tons of guns, a car chase and a mess of dead bodies-all drawn by one of the best in the business, BRIAN STELFREEZE, artist of MATADOR and cover artist for BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT. All this and the hottest teen-assassin in comics as a cherry on top!

RETAILER INCENTIVES:


Get one variant cover signed by Brian Stelfreeze FREE with every 10 copies ordered.

This book will ship with a 1-for-5 variant cover by Brian Stelfreeze.

SIDEBAR:


It's like a Bruckheimer movie mixed with a Hong Kong action flick and a dash of sex appeal. Well, maybe more than a dash…

BATTLE POPE, VOL. 4 TP
story ROBERT KIRKMAN


art TONY MOORE & VAL STAPLES

128 PAGES


FC


JUNE 13


$12.99

Picking up right where volume three left off! Battle Pope is in big trouble when God finds out about the time he spent with Mary over Christmas. Fire and brimstone fly as the stage is set for the battle of the millennium, BATTLE POPE vs. GOD! Now presented in FULL-COLOR!

Collects BATTLE POPE #12-14

ALSO AVAILABLE:


BATTLE POPE, VOL. 1 TP


BATTLE POPE, VOL. 2 TP


BATTLE POPE, VOL. 3 TP

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FO RALL AGES

GIRLS, VOL. 1: CONCEPTION TP (NEW PRINTING!)
story JOSHUA LUNA


art & cover JONATHAN LUNA

152 PAGES


FC


JUNE 6


$14.99

Ethan Daniels is a small town bachelor who suffers from one, infallible truth: dealing with the opposite sex can be complicated. One night, he bumps into a beautiful and mysterious woman who will change his life... and maybe even the world.

Collects GIRLS #1-6

ALSO AVAILABLE:


GIRLS, VOL. 2 TP


GIRLS, VOL. 3 TP

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FO RALL AGES

THE RIDE, VOL. 1 TP (NEW PRINTING)
136 PAGES


JUNE 6


BW


$12.99

story RON MARZ, CHUCK DIXON, DOUG WAGNER & CULLY HAMNER


art JASON PEARSON, BRIAN STELFREEZE, CULLY HAMNER, ROB HAYNES, CHRIS BRUNNER, DOUG GREGORY, GEORGES JEANTY & DEXTER VINES


cover BRIAN STELFREEZE

BACK IN PRINT - WITH MORE PAGES!

Featuring a diverse and dynamic body of creators, THE RIDE showcases the tales of a 1968 Camaro and the many lives it alters. Volume 1 contains five amazing stories featuring bullets, babes, murder & mayhem, all from the driver's seat of a car that exudes muscle and power. Exclusive bonus material includes: a new color cover gallery, character designs, pin-ups, commentary, plus a foreword from industry legend HOWARD CHAYKIN!

Collects THE RIDE #1-4

SIDEBAR:


"UNDENIABLY CAPTIVATING, BALLS-TO-THE-WALL PULP STORYTELLING. A-" - ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

SAM NOIR, VOL. 1 TP
story ERIC A. ANDERSON & MANNY TREMBLEY


art & cover MANNY TREMBLEY

160 PAGES


BW


JUNE 13


$15.99

Follow along with Sam Noir as he blazes a trail of blood and vengeance from the Far East to the deep tropics! Collected for the first time ever in one volume are "Samurai Detective" and "Ronin Holiday"... including extras that no Sam fan can live without-now with 20% more stabbing!

SIDEBAR:


The sell-out hit miniseries and it's off-the-wall sequel in one volume for the first time!

SAVAGE DRAGON, VOL. 12: LAST RITES
story ERIK LARSEN art & cover ERIK LARSEN

152 PAGES


FC


JUNE 20


$14.99

Following his resurrection, Dragon's life is on the upswing. As a matter of fact, ol' Finhead is in love and set to get hitched-until tragedy strikes on his wedding day! But is everything as it seems? Find out in the storyline many consider a highlight of ERIK LARSEN's continuing run on SAVAGE DRAGON!

Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #59-63

ALSO AVAILABLE:


SAVAGE DRAGON ARCHIVES, VOL. 1 TP


SAVAGE DRAGON ARCHIVES, VOL. 2 TP

TRUE STORY, SWEAR TO GOD, VOL. 1 TP
story TOM BELAND


art & cover TOM BELAND

128 PAGES


BW


JUNE 13


$14.99

TOM BELAND is a California cartoonist who is now living on the island of Puerto Rico, with the woman of his dreams he met at a bus stop a year ago in Disneyworld. It hasn't been easy, since his freelance clients haven't paid him in months, while demanding more work from him. But all that is going to change as BELAND demands restitution... or else!

SIDEBAR:


Fans of '60s animation and romantic comedies will love this six-time Eisner Award nominee!

PAUL JENKINS' SIDEKICK, VOL. 1 TP

JUNE 13


128 PAGES


FC


$16.99

written by PAUL JENKINS


art & cover by CHRIS MORENO

This is the story of the not-so-glamorous life of Eddie Edison - also known as Superior Boy! "Cool", you say! Well, not really. Eddie works two jobs: delivering pizza to pay the bills and being a sidekick to the most powerful superhero on earth - to pay the bills. What's a guy to do? Discover the answer to this burning question, and get a healthy dose of evil villains, busty women, sex-fiends and more F-bombs than you can shake a stick at! Brilliant!

SIDEBAR:


"SIDEKICK might just be the best thing young JENKINS has written. Stop fannying about and buy it. " - MARK MILLAR

"SIDEKICK proves what anyone who knows PAUL JENKINS even slightly has known for years, that he's a sick bastard who'd rather make you laugh at superheroes than worship them." - ED BRUBAKER

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

AGE OF BRONZE #26
Written by ERIC SHANOWER


art and cover by ERIC SHANOWER

32 PAGES


BW


JUNE 6


$3.50

"BETRAYAL", Part Seven


The members of the embassy to Troy are oblivious to their mortal danger. Menelaus gets drunk and waxes sentimental about his past with Helen. Meanwhile Laodike gets more than she bargained for when she arranges to meet Akamas privately.

ALIEN PIG FARM 3000 #3 (of 4)
story TODD FARMER


art DON MARQUEZ


cover BILL STOUT

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 6


$2.99

The town's destroyed and most folks are either dead or carried off into the night by them green-skinned sonsabitches. Mankind's only hope... a handful of rednecks holed up in a tiny farmhouse. Outnumbered, out-gunned, out-brained. But as long as a fella's too stupid to know he's beat, then there's a chance. And our heroes are pretty stupid.

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

BOMB QUEEN III #4 (of 4)
story JIM VALENTINO & JIMMIE ROBINSON


art & cover by JIMMIE ROBINSON

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 13


$3.50

"INTRODUCING…BOMB TEEN!"


Who is she? Where did she come from? What does she want? And, more importantly, will she turn our mnage a trios into a FANTASTIC FOURSOME?! Answers, yuks and salacious double entendres abound as Bomb Queen III concludes with a… er, bang!

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

DYNAMO 5 #4
story JAY FAERBER


art & cover MAHMUD A. ASRAR & RON RILEY

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 6


$3.50

Father's Day. Big deal, right? You buy your dad a tie and call it good. But what if you've just discovered your real father is a dead super-hero, and you've inherited one of his super-powers? Father's Day kinda takes on a whole new meaning then, doesn't it…?

SIDEBAR:


"DYNAMO 5 is full of playful action, entertaining banter and slightly sordid details that will not disappoint." - Don MacPherson (eyeoncomics.com)

ELEPHANTMEN #10
story RICHARD STARKINGS


art MORITAT


cover LADRNN


flip cover LADRNN vs SNAKEBITE!

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 13


$2.99

"UNICORN"


Underneath a veneer of success and celebrity, Obadiah Horn believes himself to be more animal than man. Forced to hide this side of himself from his human consort, Sahara, he is nevertheless aware that she is the only one that understands the war that rages inside him and can perhaps save him from himself. But in all wars, there must be casualties.

FRANK FRAZETTA'S DEATH DEALER #3 (of 6)
story JOSHUA ORTEGA


art NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS


covers FRANK FRAZETTA, NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 13


$3.99

The war between Oro and Edani reaches Duke Atar's stronghold in Treya, as the Duke's daughter Adelia learns a shocking secret about the Death Dealer. The Shadow Hordes of Mirahan continue to sweep across the land of Iparsia, while a mysterious stranger makes his way toward Adelia and the Death Dealer.

GDLAND #20
written by JOE CASEY


art by TOM SCIOLI


cover by TOM SCIOLI & RICHARD STARKINGS

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 27


$2.99

BOOK TWENTY: VIVA LAS VULGAR


This is it! It's all coming to a cosmic head! The Triad unleashed! Showdown on what's left of America's playground! Adam Archer fights for humanity's survival! And - if anyone was shocked by the return of an old favorite last issue, wait until you see what he's drinking this month!

COSMIC APOCALYPSE NOW! GDLAND IS BETTER THAN CRACK ON A HOT SUMMER DAY!

ALSO AVAILABLE:


GDLAND #16

GUTSVILLE #2 (of 6)
story SIMON SPURRIER


art & coverFRAZER IRVING

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 27


$2.99

Albert begins his quest to escape from within the Great Beast, but events take a psychedelic turn when he's joined by a mysterious companion. What weirdness awaits in the gloom of the Second Gut, and who watches from the shadows? Meanwhile, in the city above, the First-Class snobs preen and pose, while Emelia begins to pay close attention to the strange ceremonies of her JonahKin fiance...

SIDEBAR:


"FRAZIER IRVING has one of the most amazing senses of design and storytelling I've ever come across "


- GRANT MORRISON

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

INVINCIBLE #44
story ROBERT KIRKMAN


art & cover RYAN OTTLEY & BILL CRABTREE


32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 20


$2.99

Month's ago, despite Invincible's defiance against them, the Viltrumites designated him the Viltrum agent on Earth, responsible for preparing it for takeover in 400 years. Now they have come to check in on him-and they've sent their fiercest, most deadly agent.

ALSO AVAILABLE:


INVINCIBLE: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION, VOL. 1 HC

MADMAN ATOMIC COMICS #3
story MICHAEL ALLRED


art & cover MICHAEL & LAURA ALLRED

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 6


$2.99


"SWIPED FROM DIMENSION X!" Frank Einstein must run the gauntlet through multiple realities in various comic strip and comic book universes in a story you'll have to see to believe! Will Frank make it back to Snap City? Or will he settle into a new world and just try to make the best of it?

NOBLE CAUSES #31


story JAY FAERBER


art YILDIRAY CINAR


cover KHARY RANDOLPH

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 13


$3.50

Judgment Day. Gaia Noble finally faces the consequences of her recent actions, and the Noble family will never be the same. We mean it!

ALSO AVAILABLE:


NOBLE CAUSES, VOL. 1


NOBLE CAUSES, VOL. 2


NOBLE CAUSES, VOL. 3


NOBLE CAUSES, VOL. 4


NOBLE CAUSES, VOL. 5


NOBLE CAUSES, VOL. 6

PVP# 35
story SCOTT KURTZ


art & cover SCOTT KURTZ


24 PAGES


BW


JUNE 27


$3.50

When Scratch Fury, the office cat, experiences his first kill, he is overtaken by an unquenchable blood thirst that can only lead to... MURDER?!!

ALSO AVAILABLE:


PvP, VOL. 1: PvP AT LARGE TP

SPAWN #171


story DAVID HINE


art & cover BRIAN HABERLIN

32 pg


FC


JULY 25


$2.95

Desperate to regain her powers of magick, Nyx seeks help among the Voudou community of New Orleans. But the price she has to pay proves too high. Only Spawn can save her from the evil she encounters. The problem is, the last time they met, Spawn swore to kill her if their paths ever crossed again. Poor Nyx. Out of the cauldron and into the fire.

ALSO AVAILABLE:


DAVID HINE and BRIAN HABERLIN redefine SPAWN in the series' most talked about storyline since TODD McFARLANE's original run!

SPAWN: GODSLAYER #2
story BRIAN HOLGUIN


art PHILIP TAN


cover JAY ANACLETO

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 27


$2.99

"THE WINTER KING," Part Two


In the realm of the Winter King, as the days grow shorter and the shadows deepen, families cower in fear of the ravenous cannibal god, Urshrek. As the Godslayer continues his perilous trek to hunt down the tyrant god, he enlists the aid of an unlikely companion-a dissolute wanderer named Dromo. Meanwhile, Neva seeks answers regarding Bairn's enslavement, and a prideful goddess seeks to avenge the murder of her twin.

SIDEBAR:


An absolute must-read for fans of epic fantasy like CONAN, LORD OF THE RINGS and FRANK FRAZETTA'S DEATH DEALER.

STRANGE EMBRACE #2 (of 8)
story, art & cover DAVID HINE


color ROB STEEN

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 13


$2.99

The strange man that haunted his dreams has somehow pulled young Sukumar into an altogether different nightmare... but who is the sinister stranger and why does he insist upon telling Sukumar his terrible stories? SPAWN scribe DAVID HINE (SPAWN, X-MEN: CIVIL WAR) continues his critically acclaimed modern gothic horror story.

STRANGE GIRL #18
story RICK REMENDER


art & cover PETER BERGTING

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 27


$2.99

In a seemingly futile attempt to halt the ancients from annihilating all life on Earth, Bethany and crew join forces with those who set the ancients free. Everyone gets exactly their heart's desire-and everyone dies.

STRONGARM #5 (of 5)
story STEVE HORTON


art & cover DAVID AHN

24 PAGES


BW


JUNE 20


$2.99

The mastermind of Rob's assault and disfigurement is revealed! As Rob deals with the shock of his discovery, he's forced into a final duel that he never wanted! In the end, hard decisions must be made and


lives are changed forever. Is it the end of corruption, or only the beginning?

SIDEBAR:


MINISERIES FINALE!

TEXAS STRANGERS #4
story ANTONY JOHNSTON & DAN EVANS III


art MARIO BOON & TRACI HUI


cover JEREMY LOVE & STEVEN SANDERS

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 6


$2.99

Stranger vs. Stranger! Meet two new Rangers who may have the skills to turn the tide in the Houstons' favor-Sally Sunclaw and the Padre! The Lone Stranger has decided that no one is safe from his wrath, including Wyatt and Madara. Can the twins unlock the mystery of the Stranger before malevolent forces end their latest adventure?

TRUE STORY, SWEAR TO GOD #9
story TOM BELAND


art & cover TOM BELAND

24 PAGES


BW


JUNE 6


$2.99

Romance and comedy from a man's point of view. This is one love story you can relate to. Find out what everyone else is talking about!

WARD OF THE STATE #2 (of 3)
story CHRISTOPHER E. LONG


art & cover CHEE

32 PAGES


FC


JUNE 6


$3.50

Dravis and Carrie give each other hope for a better life far away from the ugly and violent world they currently inhabit. But as the two foster children make plans to run away together, a ruthless killer has them in his crosshairs!

THE WALKING DEAD #40
story ROBERT KIRKMAN


art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

32 PAGES


BW


JUNE 20


$2.99

The BEGINNING is near…

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

MCFARLANE TOYS SOLICITATIONS o JUNE 2007

Medicom - 2.5-Inch Kubricks
Item #11600-7


144 items per case; no guarantee of mix

SPAWN as you have never seen him before. The Hellspawned hero and his enemies enter the highly collectible world of Medicom Toys' KUBRICK action figures with this limited-edition series of six classic SPAWN characters.

SPAWN


CLOWN


VIOLATOR


TREMOR


THE REDEEMER


OVERTKILL

Inspired by McFarlane Toys very first series of SPAWN action figures, this special lineup uses Medicom's unique KUBRICK-style to re-create fan-favorite characters in a whole new light.

Medicom - 12-Inch "Real Action Hero" Spawn
Item #11620-5


6 items per case


Todd McFarlane's Hellborn hero comes to life as never before as McFarlane Toys and Medicom Toys join forces to bring collectors the world's very first SPAWN Real Action Hero. 12-inches tall, with a fully poseable cape and fabric costume - this is one for the collectors!

Medicom - Vcd "Vinyl Collectible Doll" Spawn
(Ad already complete)

Medicom - 2.7-Inch Be@Rbrick
(Ad already complete)

The Simpsons Movie Boxed Set - What You Lookin' At
Item #12780-5


4 pieces per case

Featuring sound chips pulled directly from the feature film, the piece includes Bart, Flanders and a multi-eyed creature. Is it a squirrel? Chipmunk? Raccoon? Who knows what kind of animal this creature was before its exposure to nuclear waste.

The Simpsons Movie Assortment
Item #12740-9


12 pieces per case; no guarantee of mix

When America's funniest family makes their feature-film debut this summer, McFarlane Toys will be there with a complete line of toys inspired by the movie. Homer, Marge, Bart, Maggie, Lisa and other favorite characters add up to pure fun the McFarlane way!

* Movie Mayhem - Bart


* Movie Mayhem - Homer


* Movie Mayhem - Marge


* Movie Mayhem - Lisa and Maggie


* Who's Your Daddy? - Homer and Plopper

Boxed Set:


*What you lookin' at?! Bart Ned Flanders and Multi-Eyed Creature

The Simpsons Movie Boxed Set - Doodle Double Dare
Item #12747-8


4 pieces per case

With the push of a button, the au naturel Bart circles twins Terri and Sherri. Includes sound-chip technology with quotes taken directly from the film's soundtrack and real skateboarding play action!

NHL SERIES 15
Item #75450-6


12 pieces per case, no guarantee of mix

McFarlane Toys presents NHL 15, featuring four Canadian players in stunning poses with impressive detail. Roberto Luongo, Darcy Tucker, Eric Staal and Dion Phaneuf come together to represent the True North strong and free!

Eric Staal - Carolina Hurricanes


Dion Phaneuf - Calgary Flames


Roberto Luongo - Vancouver Canucks


Darcy Tucker - Toronto Maple Leafs

3-INCH NFL SERIES 5
Item #74420-0


18 pieces per case; no guarantee of mix

It's the NFL's biggest names in a smaller scale - McFarlane Toys presents 3-inch NFL 2007; featuring Brett Favre, Tom Brady, Plaxico Burress, Reggie Bush, LaDainian Tomlinson and Terrell Owens.

Tom Brady 2 - New England Patriots


Reggie Bush - New Orleans Saints


Brett Favre 3 - Green Bay Packers


Plaxico Burress - New York Giants


Terrell Owens 2 - Dallas Cowboys


LaDainian Tomlinson 2 - San Diego Chargers

TOP COW SOLICITATIONS o JUNE 2007

JUNE 2007 CHECKLIST!

First Born First Look Ron Marz/Stjepan Sejic $0.99


Top Cow/Marvel: Unholy Union Ron Marz/Michael Broussard $3.99


Madame Mirage #2 Paul Dini/Kenneth Rocafort $2.99


Witchblade #109 Ron Marz/Adriana Melo $2.99


Witchblade Takeru Manga #5 Kobayashi/ Sumita/Mack $3.99


City of Heroes #20 Sean Fish/Matt Miller/Jon Landry $2.99


Common Grounds TPB Hickman/Various $14.99


The Darkness Volume 6 TPB Lapham/Wohl/Manapul/Texeira $14.99


First Born Sejic Lithograph Stjepan Sejic $29.99

First Born First Look
(W) Ron Marz (A) Stjepan Sejic (Cov) Stjepan Sejic


The Summer Event of 2007 begins here! Top Cow Productions is proud to present a sneak preview of FIRST BORN, the highly anticipated three issue limited series debuting in July. Buzz has been steadily building for Top Cow's first comic event in years since it was first announced in Wizard Magazine's 2007 Preview Issue in January.


Spinning out of the current events in the monthly WITCHBLADE series, regular series writer Ron Marz (ION, SAMURAI: HEAVEN & EARTH) delivers the story that fans have been asking for since the pivotal Witchblade #100 - the birth of Sara Pezzini's child and the truth behind her mysterious pregnancy! Marz is joined by Croatian painting sensation Stjepan Sejic (THE DARKNESS: LEVEL 1, WITCHBLADE) to deliver the most compelling event of 2007. This First Look introduces new fans to the story leading into FIRST BORN as well as an exclusive early look at the event itself. FIRST BORN is a self-contained fully painted three issue series involving the entirety of the Top Cow Universe. Details of the series have been closely guarded, but one thing is certain… Baby Makes Three.

Full Color 16 pages $0.99

First Born Stjepan Sejic litho
(Art by) Stjepan Sejic

Bring the beautiful painted image from First Born First Look by Top Cow exclusive artist Stjepan Sejic home as a limited edition lithograph of 500 pieces reproduced at the highest quality possible at 11X17 inches! Each lithograph will ship in a clear protective sleeve.

Limited Edition Lithograph $29.99

Top Cow/Marvel: Unholy Union
(W) Ron Marz (P) Michael Broussard (Cov) Marc Silvestri

The biggest Top Cow/Marvel crossover yet crashes into stores in June! Bringing together The Darkness and Witchblade along with no less than three Marvel superstars, this crossover is going to bring the house down!


Every mob boss needs a competent lawyer. Jackie Estacado's hired a great one (even though he does happen to be blind). But even if Jackie can beat the rap, the Spirit of Vengeance is not so easily satisfied. As if a battle royale between The Darkness and Ghost Rider weren't enough, this special features the incredible Hulk rampaging through New York City, both the current and former bearers of the Witchblade, and even an appearance by the master of the mystic arts, Doctor Strange. A stand-alone story that nevertheless sets the stage for Top Cow's FIRST BORN event, this is a tale in which all hell breaks loose -- literally!


Written by Ron Marz (WITCHBLADE, ION) and drawn by Top Cow's latest find, Michael Broussard, this is one crossover that demands your attention. Oh, yeah... The book also contains an exclusive preview of FIRST BORN!

Full Color 40 pages $3.99 one-shot

Madame Mirage #2
(W) Paul Dini (A) Kenneth Rocafort (Cov) Rocafort

Superstar writer Paul Dini (DC COUNTDOWN, LOST) brings a brand new character in Madame Mirage to Top Cow!


Hollywood's elite have gathered to party the night away at the fabulous Kelly Mansion. But this season's soiree is going to take a deadly turn when Madame Mirage crashes the party. But will the hunter become the prey when Mirage encounters Mousetrap?


Dini and dynamic new talent, Kenneth Rocafort (HUNTER-KILLER) dive deeper into a unique story of murder, revenge, and deceit. Madame Mirage - you'll never forget her… if you can make her acquaintance and live to tell the tale…

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 continuing series

Madame Mirage #1 CGC Graded Editions
(W) Paul Dini (A) Kenneth Rocafort (Cov) Horn, Rocafort

For the diehard member of the Herd, looking to capture a pristine copy of this inaugural issue of Paul Dini and Top Cow's newest comic creation for their collection. We present three CGC Graded Editions of MADAME MIRAGE #1 - both the illustrative Greg Horn cover and the sultry Kenneth Rocafort cover graded at 9.8 or higher and the Horn cover signed by creator and writer, Paul Dini!

Greg Horn Cover CGC Graded 9.8 - $69.99


Kenneth Rocafort Cover CGC Graded 9.8 - $69.99


Greg Horn Cover CGC Graded 9.6 Signed - $89.99

Witchblade #109
(W) Ron Marz (A) Adriana Melo (C) Annette Kwok (Cov) Chris Bachalo

Dani Baptiste faces her deadliest test to date as Celestine brings her full madness to bear on the newest wielder of the Witchblade. Dani will need the full power of the Witchblade in order to survive... but can she control it once she unleashes it? Meanwhile, the birth of Sara Pezzini's baby draws ever closer, as the story hurtles toward the summer's epic FIRST BORN crossover event.

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 continuing series

Witchblade Takeru Manga #5
(W) Yasuko Kobayashi (A) Kazasa Sumita (C) Blond (Cov) Sumita, Mack

Top Cow Productions and Bandai Entertainment proudly present a wholly unique interpretation of the WITCHBLADE mythos in this authentic manga. The battle between the demon Kira and Takeru is on! Will Kou be an asset or a liability in this fight? And how much control will Takeru have to give over to the Witchblade in order to survive? In the final analysis, will the price of victory be too high? Originally serialized in Japan's popular magazine, CHAMPION RED and written by WITCHBLADE ANIME head writer, Yasuko Kobayashi, this uniquely Japanese tale is collected for the first time in standard comic format and in glorious full color. This issue also features a breathtaking alternate cover by artist David Mack (KABUKI: ALCHEMY, DAREDEVIL).

Cover A) Kazasa Sumita


Cover B) David Mack

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 continuing series

Witchblade Takeru Manga #1 CGC Graded Editions
(W) Yasuko Kobayashi (A) Kazasa Sumita (C) Blond (Cov) Sumita, GONZO, Gossett

For the diehard member of the Herd, looking to capture a pristine copy of this inaugural issue of Top Cow's ground breaking manga event for their collection. We present three CGC Graded Editions of WITCHBLADE TAKERU MANGA #1 - all three covers by original series artist Kazasa Sumita, the anime cover by Studio GONZO, and the interpretation by Christian Gossett (THE RED STAR)!

Kazasa Sumita Cover CGC Graded 9.8 - $69.99


Studio GONZO Cover CGC Graded 9.8 - $69.99


Christian Gossett Cover CGC Graded 9.8 - $69.99

City of Heroes #20
(W) Sean Fish & Matt Miller (P) Jon Landry (C ) Blond (Cov) David Nakayama

Positron discovers a terrible threat from the Rikti. And a long forgotten, powerful hero has returned, but who's side is the hero on? What are the true motives and goals of the group known as Vanguard? The CITY OF HEROES comic comes to a dramatic conclusion written by Sean "Manticore" Fish and Matt "Positron" Miller with pencils by dynamic newcomer Jon Landry. This issue sets the stage for in game events for the coming year!

Full Color 32 pages $2.99

Common Grounds Trade Paperback (New Printing)
(W) Troy Hickman (P) Various (Cov) Rodolfo Migliari


You've read the 5-star reviews-now read the book! Writer Troy Hickman (CITY OF HEROES) welcomes you to Common Grounds, a chain of doughnut and coffee shops where both heroes and villains kick back in their off-hours. Hickman delivers a total of 13 tales of triumph and tragedy putting a true-to-life view on the arch types. The stories are lavishly illustrated by a galaxy of star artists including George Perez (BRAVE & BOLD, JLA/AVENGERS), Sam Keith (THE MAXX, WOLVERINE/HULK), Dan Jurgens (52, THOR), and Chris Bachalo (X-MEN, ULTIMATE X-MEN)!


"A fabulous book filled with stories of side-splitting humor and deep sadness…" - Tim Janson, Amazon Top 50 Reviewer

Full Color 144 pages $14.99 trade paperback

The Darkness Volume 6 Depths of Hell Trade Paperback
(W) David Lapham, David Wohl (P) Brian Denham, Various (Cov) Dale Keown


This latest volume collects the first foray from STRAY BULLETS mastermind David Lapham (DETECTIVE COMICS) as Jackie travels to Sin City for "Hell House" joined by Brian Denham (IRON MAN: HYPERVELOCITY). Then, THE DARKNESS co-creator David Wohl takes the reigns to tell a tale of the age old battle between light and dark, as the Angelus comes to town! Did we mention the Magdalena wants in on that action as well?


Collecting THE DARKNESS volume 2 issues #17-#24 plus the fully painted special THE DARKNESS: BLACK SAILS this trade paperback collection delivers new tales of The Darkness from some of the industry's biggest names!

Full Color 224 pages $14.99 trade paperback

 
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