Dark Horse Solicitations for February, 2008

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Dark Horse Comics has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for products shipping February, 2008. Discuss these solicitations here on CBR's Indie Comics Forum and tell fellow fans what you're picking up!

Dark Horse Solicitations - Last Six Months

ABE SAPIEN: THE DROWNING #1 (of 5)

MIKE MIGNOLA (W/Cover), JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER (A), and DAVE STEWART (C)

On sale Feb 6

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Miniseries

A century ago, paranormal investigator Edward Grey fought and destroyed a powerful warlock off the island of Saint Sebastian. In the early 1980s,the B.P.R.D.'s newest agent was sent to retrieve the warlock's remains. But Abe Sapien is ill prepared for the supernatural forces that block his way. Written by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, and featuring the haunting art of Jason Shawn Alexander (Damn Nation, The Secret, The Escapists), Abe Sapien: The Drowning's the story of Hellboy and B.P.R.D. mainstay Abe Sapien's first solo adventure.

"Jason Shawn Alexander is one of my favourite new artists. The man has got soul, and he pours it right into his art."

--Silver Bullet Comics

Abe Sapien's first solo series!

APAK JOURNAL AND STATIONERY SET

On sale Feb 13

Stationery Set

8 letter sheets, 6 envelopes

5 3/4" x 8 3/4"

$4.99

Journal

5 1/2" x 8 1/2"

spiral bound journal

$9.99

Ayumi and Aaron Piland are the fantastical magical duo known as APAK. When they combine forces all things are possible. Since they first started collaborating, their goal has always been to inspire fascination. This stationery set and journal does just that. Much of this artwork was taken from APAK's acrylic paintings originally done on wood. Featuring their Happy Hermits characters frolicking in a colorful fantasyland, it is perfectly cute!

BLOOD+ VOLUME 2: CHEVALIER

RYO IKEHATA (W) and CHIZU HASHII (A)

On sale Apr. 13

SC, 256 pages

$8.95

Prose, 5 1/8" x 7 1/4"

Following the traces of Diva, the leader of the Chiroptera, Saya and her group make their way to Russia. But awaiting their arrival is Diva's powerful protector Chiroptera, "The Chevalier." In the middle of the battle against this new threat, Saya is told a horrible truth--"It is because you are one of us." Is Saya a human, or something more sinister...?

• Featuring sixteen pages of illustrations by series character designer Chizu Hashii.

• The official novelization of the international sensation continues!

• Blood+ currently running on the Cartoon Networks Adult Swin, is available in 86 million homes, making this a widely recognized prose novel.

B.P.R.D.: 1946 #2 (of 5)

MIKE MIGNOLA (W/Cover), JOSHUA DYSART (W), PAUL AZACETA (A), and NICK FILARDI (C)

On sale Feb 13

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Miniseries

The first case of the fledgling Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense--a post-WWII investigation into the Nazis' occult research--turns deadly for U.S. forces as Professor Bruttenholm probes deeper into Project Vampir Sturm. With lives at stake, Bruttenholm enters an uneasy alliance with the leader of the Russian occult team--uncovering a secret as terrible as any plot of the Third Reich.

Adventure, horror, and mystery in the finest Hellboy tradition.

B.P.R.D. year one!

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #11

JOSS WHEDON (W), GEORGES JEANTY (P/Cover), ANDY OWENS (I), MICHELLE MADSON(C), and JON FOSTER (Cover)

On sale Feb 6

FC, 40 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

An ill-prepared Buffy comes face to face with the new Big Bad in the form of an old- fahioned death match in this standalone issue titled A Beautiful Sunset.

Buffy Season Eight continues to entertain longtime Buffy fans and newcomers alike with Joss Whedon at the helm and Georges Jeanty serving as series artist.

"It already looks like . . . the start of the three-hundred-million-dollar Buffy movie you crave in your heart."--Ain't it Cool News

A standalone issue written by Joss Whedon!

CHICKENHARE VOLUME 2: FIRE IN THE HOLE

CHRIS GRINE (W/A)

On sale Apr 9

b&w, 200 pages

$10.95

TPB, 6" x 9"

Things are going from bad to worse for our feathered and furry friend Chickenhare and his partner in hijinks Abe! Their narrow escape from the evil taxidermist Klaus is going to seem like a cakewalk compared to the dangers they'll face in the sequel to the Eisner- nominated graphic novel, Chickenhare: The House of Klaus.

Magic and mayhem are about to collide, along with some pointy pitchforks, a few unexpected relatives, and more laughs than a barrel full of wet shromph as the Chickenhare and Abe learn the origins of their mysterious fellow escapees Meg and Banjo--and what this means to our friends is nothing but trouble!

• Don't miss this exciting new chapter in the Eisner Award-nominated Chickenhare saga!

• A great new kid-friendly series of graphic novels in the adventurous tradition of Bone and Usagi Yojimbo!

CLASSIC COMIC BOOK CHARACTER #12: THE ROCKETEER

On sale July 16

5" tall

Each comes hand-numbered

Includes a booklet and vintage-style pin

Limited to 500

$49.95

One of the best comics of all time is surely The Rocketeer by Dave Stevens! The year is 1938, and in the midst of a crime wave a hero soars into the stratosphere propelled by a high-powered backpack, armed with his wits, guts, and a deadly mauser pistol. Cliff Secord, take a bow!

Modeled after products that were popular in the 1930s and 1940s, this character surely fits the line. These new statuettes being produced by Dark Horse are designed and manufactured in a deliberately rough-hewn style. Produced in a limited edition of only five hundred hand-numbered copies, it is fully painted and ready to display.

THE COMPLETE GREEN LAMA FEATURING THE ART OF MAC RABOY

On sale Apr 30

FC, 208 pages

$49.95

HC, 6 1/4" x 10 1/4"

Chanting "Om Mani Padme Hum," the wealthy Jethro Dumont transformed into the Green Lama--a flying freedom fighter made famous in comics by the distinguished and imaginative artist Mac Raboy (Captain Marvel Jr., Flash Gordon). A unique 1940s Buddhist superhero, the Green Lama used special powers gained in a pilgrimage to Tibet to fight master criminals, monstrous dictators, and inequality across the globe. He made his debut in April 1940 in the pulp fiction anthology Double Detective, but he is most well known in his comic book incarnation--especially the stories drawn by Raboy in the eight-issue Green Lama series. Dark Horse Archives presents the entire Green Lama run in two high-quality hardcovers, starting with these first four issues. In addition to Raboy's classic covers and stories, these issues contain entertaining and adventurous bonus stories following the adventures of Lieutenant Hercules, Rick Masters, Angus McErc, and others!

• Our first volume also features an introduction by free speech activist and patron saint of comics collecting Chuck Rozanski!

• Long-deserving archival treatment, these enchanting, historic Golden Age tales are now available to fans who can't spend thousands of dollars on original issues!

CONAN #49

TIMOTHY TRUMAN (W), TOMS GIORELLO (P/Cover), and JD METTLER (C)

On sale Feb 20

FC, 40 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

In this penultimate chapter of Timothy Truman and Toms Giorello's epic adaptation of the Robert E. Howard fragment "The Hand of Nergal" Conan must fight for his very life against a foe unlike any other. But how do you kill an enemy that's already dead?

The only hope for Conan and his comrades is to destroy the gateway to the demonic underworld and stop the spawn of the evil god Nergal before it's too late!

• Don't miss this stunning installment on the road to Conan's blockbuster re-launch coming in April 2008!

CRIMINAL MACABRE: MY DEMON BABY

STEVE NILES (W), NICK STAKAL (A) and TIM BRADSTREET (Cover)

On sale Apr 9

FC, 104 pages

$12.95

TPB, 7" x 10"

To say that Cal's been through hell and back would be a misstatement. He's been to hell, all right, and he seems to be stuck there for good. When we last checked in on Cal, he and Mo'Lock had just witnessed the vile, horrifying transformation of Cal's lovely ex, Sabrina Lynch, into a minion of the vampire Nosferatu. After that Cal disappeared for a bit, and at the start of our new series, Mo'Lock finds him just in time to lure him off the filthy couch in an abandoned house with an offer he can't refuse--either he gets up and takes a new case, or Mo'Lock will kill him before the drugs can. And what a case it is. Devil worshippers in sunny SoCal are doing their best to bring Satan into the world, and by the looks of things, Cal's already too late. What does one feed a bouncing baby Beelzebub, anyway?

• From the creator of this fall's biggest box office horror buzz, 30 Days of Night!

•Collecting the four-issue miniseries.

EMILY THE STRANGE #4: THE ALONE ISSUE

ROB REGER (W), JESSICA GRUNER (W), BUZZ PARKER (P), RYAN HILL (P/I), and COSMIC DEBRIS (W/I)

On sale Feb 27

b&w, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

Cult favorite Emily the Strange brings her unique brand of dark, dry wit to comics!

Emily has often been a lone voice of sanity in a completely wacky and confusing world, but this time, she seeks and finds the true nature of solitude. With or without her posse of clever black cats, strange spirits, and hip and unexpected guest stars, Emily's got what it takes to truly go it alone.

THE END LEAGUE #2

RICK REMENDER (W), MAT BROOME (P/Cover), SEAN PARSONS (I), and WENDY BROOME (C)

On sale Feb 27

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

Lobotomized and insane with rage, Thor returns from the dead with one goal--the annihilation of his former teammates. The fate of the world once again rests on the shoulders of The Miraculous Astonishman, the only man living with the power to stop a God of Thunder gone mad. Meanwhile, the mysterious man known only as Black uncovers the truth behind mastermind Dead Lexington's renewed interest in the demise of the last remaining heroes on Earth.

EVIL DEAD #2 (of 4)

MARK VERHEIDEN (W) and JOHN BOLTON (A)

On sale Feb 13

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Miniseries

"Cheryl was floating in mid-air, growling like a '68 Mustang, muttering something about her ancient slumber . . . "

Relive the blood-soaked experience of the classic horror film The Evil Dead--from Ash's point of view and with extra scenes! Mark Verheiden (Battlestar Galactica, My Name Is Bruce) scripts this EXPANSION on Sam Raimi's first full-length feature film, putting us right inside Ash's brash mind and giving Evil Dead fans Raimi-approved dialogue and scenes that didn't appear in the original gore-fest. Mark writes, "With permission from Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, we've expanded the movie, meeting our characters back in their pre-deadite lives and opening up the story to see what happened between the events seen on screen." John Bolton (Army of Darkness, Harlequin Valentine) returns to the Evil Dead universe to paint some of the best horror pages of his career--and he's having red bucketfuls of fun in the process!

• Bolton's painted covers will be showcased without design elements on every back cover!

• Mark Verheiden returns to comics with this gore-filled expansion of Sam Raimi's first film--and John Bolton returns to the Evil Dead universe after painting Ivan and Sam Raimi's own adaptation of Army of Darkness!

FAVOLE PORTFOLIO #2

On sale Feb 13

Six 13 1/2"x 10 3/8" color prints in folder

$19.99

The dark images of Victoria Francs emerge as if secret thoughts . . . and these pictures resonate with an ever-growing following of admirers. We were taken with the strange, beautiful, and somewhat dangerous images that pervade Francs' work, and are delighted to discover that a handsome new oversized collection of unseen images is ready for publication.

From a snowy graveyard with inexplicable butterflies to a madly macabre Venetian carnival, the haunting and beautiful work will fascinate forever.


FEAR AGENT #20: HATCHET JOB #4 (of 5)

RICK REMENDER (W), JEROME OPEA (A), and MICHELLE MADSEN (C)

On sale Feb 27

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Miniseries

Abandoned in deep space, near death, and with no hope of rescue, Heath learns the cost of crossing the nefarious pirates of the Centurion Nebula. Back on the moon base, a mysterious figure from Heath's past arrives as a harbinger of more hard days for humanity.

"It's action from cover-to-cover, but also filled with a good deal of often-bawdy humor . . . Good scf-fi stories are really lacking in comics today and Fear Agent is one of the best."

--ComicWorldNews.com

GLENN BARR'S JANES FIGURE: TIKA

On sale May 14

Tika: Muse of Destruction

Approximately 6" tall x 5" wide

Limited to 500 pieces

$150.00

In the past ten years, an exciting new world of limited-edition "designer toys" has exploded worldwide. Tracing its roots to the Hong Kong toy scene in the late 1990s, this phenomenon refers to unique figures, produced in very limited editions, that are three-dimensional works inspired by contemporary artists. One of the best of these artists is Glenn Barr.

A primary theme in Glenn's work is his "Janes" series, which are stylized young women in retro-looking space ships. We have gone to great lengths to reproduce these in 3D, and are proud to announce the result--four different pieces, our first offering is Tika. Tika's fiery red hair, green eyes, and deep red lips speak of anarchy and confusion. Bombs away!

The manufacturing process involved includes roto-cast vinyl, injected plastic, and "blow-molding", making these figures some of the most ambitious produced to date.

Sculpted by Steve Kiwus, painted by Kat Sapene, with personal participation from Glenn Barr.

GLOOMY BEAR T-SHIRTS

On sale Feb 13

Women's

M-XL

$29.99

Men's

M-XXL

$29.99

Gloomy Bear creator, Mori Chack, is designing two new T-shirts for Dark Horse! More Gloomy, more Pity, and more blood! These high-quality super-soft T-shirts will be a prized possession for any Gloomy fan. Both designs come in women's and men's styles. Our last round of Gloomy Bear T-shirts flew off the rack, so get yours while you can!

GRENDEL: BEHOLD THE DEVIL #4 (of 8)

MATT WAGNER (W/A)

On sale Feb 20

b&w w/red, 24 pages

$3.50

Miniseries

The Korean mob move against Grendel's criminal empire in this explosive new chapter in the life of Hunter Rose.

A presence is haunting Hunter Rose--ubiquitous, ethereal, maddening. As Grendel becomes increasingly obsessed with his unseen pursuer, his grip on the New York underworld loosens. For the man who assassinates his victims with the same precision that he writes his bestselling novels, this ignorance and weakness is unacceptable. He will uncover what hunts him, and he will show his rivals that the city is his alone!

• Matt Wagner writes and draws Grendel for the first time in twelve years!

"Wagner knows how to use comics' potential for epic storylines, and thought nothing of jumping thousands of years forward, creating religions and blowing the story out to colossal scale." --Decibel Magazine

GRENDEL: DEVIL CHILD

DIANA SCHUTZ (W), TIM SALE (A/Cover), and MATT WAGNER (Cover)

On sale Apr 9

FC, 56 pages

$14.95

HC, 7" x 10"

Joining the highly successful Grendel Archives and Grendel: Devil by the Deed as part of Dark Horse's new library of Grendel hardcovers, Grendel: Devil Child features superstar artist Tim Sale as he teams with colorist Teddy Kristiansen and Grendel editor-turned-writer Diana Schutz to tell the story of Stacy Palumbo, adopted daughter of Hunter Rose, and the tragic role she played in passing his legacy onto her daughter Christine Spar--the legacy of Grendel!

• Collecting an unforgettable part of the Grendel saga unseen for nearly ten years!

• Tim Sale's art features prominently in the smash-hit TV show Heroes.

HELLBOY LIBRARY EDITION VOLUME 1: SEED OF DESTRUCTION AND WAKE THE DEVIL

MIKE MIGNOLA (W/A) with JOHN BYRNE (W)

On sale Apr 9

FC, 288 pages

$49.95

HC, 9" x 12"

Since Mike Mignola's Hellboy first hit the stands in 1993, it has become a cultural sensation, racking up a dozen Eisner Awards and inspiring numerous spinoffs, from a novel line, to video games, to feature films. Now, Dark Horse is pleased to present the comics that started it all, collected in deluxe hardcover editions. Sized at a generous 9" x 12", and handsomely bound to match The Art of Hellboy, each volume contains two complete story-arcs--the equivalent of two full trade-paperbacks. Each volume of the Hellboy Library Edition also includes extensive supplemental materials, including previously unreleased sketches and designs.

• Hellboy Volume 1 collects the first two story-arcs--Seed of Destruction and Wake the Devil--with the original introductions by Robert Bloch and Alan Moore.

• Expanded Mignola sketchbook sections.

Available for the first time as a hardcover collection!

LIVING WITH THE DEAD

MIKE RICHARDSON (W), BEN STENBECK (A), and RICHARD CORBEN (Cover)

On sale Apr 2

FC, 88 pages

$9.95

TPB, 6" x 9"

Two survivors of a global catastrophe disguise themselves as corpses to survive in a land of the walking dead.

Soon the two friends save a lovely young gun-crazy woman named Betty, who becomes a source of rivalry between them. With hundreds of zombies out for a snack, the three try their best to blend in so as not become the next item on the menu.

From the mind of Mike Richardson, creator of The Mask and The Secret, comes this hilariously frightening tale of Straw and Whip who have lived through a plague that's left the world with seven billion brain-hungry zombies.

• Be sure to catch this heart pounding and hilarious graphic novel with art by Ben Stenbeck, and cover by legendary Richard Corben (Hulk: Banner; Punisher: The End; and Hellboy: Makoma).

• Collecting the three-issue miniseries.

OH MY GODDESS! VOLUME 29

KOSUKE FUJISHIMA (W/A)

On sale Apr 16

b&w, 160 pages

$10.95

TPB, 5 1/8" x 7 3/16"

When Belldandy races Stringfellow against Hild's, er, broom, to win the secret of curing Velsper's magical mange, she learns it's really such a simple matter--so simple, only her sister goddesses Urd and Skuld could possibly mess it up! Thoughts on the power of names run alongside the chase through the streets and alleyways of town in this volume of Oh My Goddess!

• Oh My Goddess! is the longest-running manga on the U.S. market.

• Oh My Goddess inspired two recent anime TV series from Media Blasters and ADV Films, as well as the import Belldandy figure from Kotobukiya.

REELART STUDIOS:THE SPIDER STATUE

On sale Apr 30

10" tall

Strictly Limited

Packaged in full color box with certificate of authenticity

$150.00

Pulpdom's The Spider is the most violent vigilante crime fighter of all time and he's back and bigger than ever in 2008!

Licensed by Argosy Communications, Inc., sculptor William Paquet has designed and sculpted a stunning rendition capturing the very essence of The Master of Men. The sculpt includes two interchangeable heads; one of crime fighter Richard Wentworth and one of his alter ego, The Spider. Produced by ReelArt Studios.

REX MUNDI #10

ARVID NELSON (W) and JUAN FERREYRA (A)

On sale Feb 20

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

Following a narrow escape from death, Julien finds himself in a tiny hamlet in the remote part of the Pyrenees mountains. He doesn't realize it, but he's closer than he's ever been to his goal of finding the Holy Grail!

Meanwhile, Julien himself is being sought by none other than the Duke of Lorraine's banished daughter, Isabelle! Isabelle is a powerful sorceress with nothing left to lose, a free agent, her motives unclear. Isabelle follows Julien's tracks to Rennes-le-Chateau, where a deadly nighttime encounter yields a tantalizing clue about the truth of her family history.

And the Duke of Lorraine's fortunes continue to rise, to the point where he can openly defy the Church. But as his power grows, his grip on sanity weakens...

THE SCREAM #4 (of 4)

PETER DAVID (W), BART SEARS (P/Cover), RANDY ELLIOTT (I), and MICHELLE MADSEN (C)

On sale Feb 20

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Miniseries

Intrepid reporter Sian Ferguson has tracked down Danny, but landed a trip to the emergency room in the process. The pair, freshly escaped from the hospital after a close encounter with a Belle Foux operative, now set out to find Antoine Payne. Known as "The Trashman," Payne was the former employer of Danny's crush, Celeste Crane, who herself was formerly alive and well. And if the human head in his mail was any indication, this intimidating businessman is in a dirty, dirty line of work.

• Don't miss this action-packed conclusion to the most unusual origin story of the year!

• Created by Mike Richardson (Cravan, The Secret) and written by Peter David (X-Factor, SpyBoy)!

STAR WARS: EPISODE VI--RETURN OF THE JEDI PHOTO COMIC

On sale Apr 16

FC, 96 pages

$9.95

TPB, 5" x 7 1/2"

High above the forest moon of Endor, the Empire is building another Death Star. If the Rebel Alliance hopes to bring its vision of peace to the galaxy, Emperor Palpatine and his unflinching enforcer Darth Vader must be stopped!

Experience the climax of one of the most beloved sagas in history as Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, and all the rest reach their ultimate destinies in this photo comic that fits perfectly into your pocket!

• This manga-sized volume adapts Star Wars: Return of the Jedi into a comic made up entirely of images from the film!

STAR WARS: THE FORCE UNLEASHED

HADEN BLACKMAN (W), BRIAN CHING (A), and DAVID ROSS (A)

On sale Apr 2

FC, 104 pages

$17.95

TPB, 7" x 10"

LucasArts' game The Force Unleashed, is poised to be the Star Wars event of the year. The game-play promises to be stunning, but we think it's the story that will blow you away.

Revealed here are the origins of Darth Vader's secret apprentice, the deadly missions on which he was sent to track down and destroy Jedi, and the awesome decision he is forced to make that will, literally, change the way you look at the Star Wars saga!

Scripted by the game's author, Haden Blackman, this graphic novel can be enjoyed alone, or as a companion to the amazing new game.

• An original graphic novel based on the upcoming game!

The Star Wars graphic novel of the year!

STAR WARS: KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC #26--VECTOR part 2

JOHN JACKSON MILLER (W), SCOTT HEPBURN (P), MICHAEL ATIYEH (C), and DUSTIN WEAVER (Cover)

On sale Feb 27

FC, 40 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

The second part of the biggest Star Wars story of 2008 begins with Mandalorians galore and ends with the arrival of a seemingly unstoppable threat!

Fugitive Padawan Zayne Carrick and his con-artist companion Gryph have fallen into a situation even more dangerous than the one they escaped on wartorn Taris--surrounded by enemies and trapped in close-quarters with a deadly agent of the group who framed Zayne for killing his fellow Jedi-in-training!

• No one should miss "Vector"! This is Star Wars on its grandest scale--a galaxy-spanning, era-defining, sure-fire hit with fans both casual and hardcore!

The comics event of 2008 continues!

STAR WARS LEGACY #21

JOHN OSTRANDER (W), OMAR FRANCIA (P), BRAD ANDERSON (C), and DOUG WHEATLEY (Cover)

On sale Feb 20

FC, 40 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

The conclusion of a shocking two-part tale pitting the Sith Empire against the Galactic Alliance in an all-out space battle!

The Sith have lured outlaw Admiral Gar Stazi into a trap to destroy the Alliance once and for all. Yet Stazi is no fool--he may have agreed to play the Sith's game, but not with the cards they expect! Meanwhile, forces loyal to the deposed Emperor Roan Fel wait on the sidelines. Are they here to help, to hurt, or simply make off with whatever's left when the dust settles?

Stazi springs the Empire's trap!

STAR WARS: TALES OF THE JEDI OMNIBUS VOLUME 2

TOM VEITCH (W), KEVIN J. ANDERSON (W), and VARIOUS (A)

On sale Apr 9

FC, 464 pages

$24.95

TPB, 6" x 9"

Learn the fate of the ancient Jedi Order's most legendary heroes in this huge collection!

In a time when Jedi were numerous and the Sith Empire but a bitter memory, an ancient evil rose again, corrupting one of the Jedi's finest and igniting a war that ravaged worlds. The Sith were reborn, ties of friendship and family were betrayed, and the lives of Jedi Nomi Sunrider and Ulic Qel-Droma were changed forever.

• This gargantuan omnibus completes the epic Tales of the Jedi saga with "The Freedon Nadd Uprising," "Dark Lords of the Sith," "The Sith War," and "Redemption."

THE TERMINATOR OMNIBUS VOLUME 1

JOHN ARCUDI (W), JAMES ROBINSON (W), IAN EDGINTON (W), CHRIS WARNER (A), MATT WAGNER (A), PAUL GULACY (A/Cover), VINCE GIARRANO (A), and others

On sale Feb 20

FC, 352 pages

$24.95

TPB, 6" x 9"

They came from another time to ensure that the future would belong solely to the machines. They are Terminators--indestructible killing engines hiding inside shells of flesh and blood. Tireless, fearless, merciless, unencumbered by human emotion, dedicated to the complete eradication of mankind. But despite the frailty of human flesh, nothing is as immortal as the human spirit, and even the strongest metal will bend by the will of a mother fighting for the future of her children.

Dark Horse Comics has long been regarded as the heavyweight champion of adapting film blockbusters to graphic fiction, and The Terminator is one of the finest examples of bringing top comics talents to the expansion of a premier action/adventure mythos. Featuring work by fan-favorite creators James Robinson, Matt Wagner, John Arcudi, Paul Gulacy, Ian Edginton, and more, The Terminator Omnibus Volume 1 features over three hundred story pages in a full color, high-quality, value-priced edition.

• The three Terminator films have generated over a billion dollars of international box-office, making it one of the most popular film franchises of all time.

• The Sarah Connor Chronicles, a new Fox TV series based on the s films, launches in January 2008, starring Lena Headey (300), Thomas Dekker (Heroes), and Summer Glau (Serenity).

• A fourth Terminator film is currently in development.

THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY: APOCALYPSE SUITE #6 (of 6)

GERARD WAY (W), GABRIEL B (A), DAVE STEWART (C), and JAMES JEAN (Cover)

On sale Feb 20

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Miniseries

Welcome to the jaw-dropping, action-packed, dramatic conclusion to The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite. As the world lingers on the brink of complete annihilation, this dysfunctional fighting team must put their issues aside as they attempt to save planet Earth.

Created by Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance, The Umbrella Academy features interior art by Eisner Award-nominated artist Gabriel B (De:TALES), colors by Eisner Award-winning colorist Dave Stewart, and covers by multiple Eisner Award-winning painter James Jean (Fables).

"The Umbrella Academy knocked my socks off. I can't really recall the last time I picked up a book and was so unbelievably surprised at how good it actually was, but it happened here." --AintItCool.com

• "An ultraviolet psychedelic sherbert bomb ofwit and ideas. The superheroes of the 21st century are here at last . . . "

--Grant Morrison

From Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance!

UNCLE CREEPY STATUE

On sale Apr 16

14.25" tall

Limited edition

Comes with certificate of authenticity and title logo plate on base

$150.00

The graphic story medium's favorite moldering corpse is none other than Uncle Creepy. Exhumed from his crypt by Warren magazines in 1964, the titular host of Creepy magazine has cheerfully introduced many a scary story. As rumored in dark corridors, the stage is being set for his revival.

Dark Horse has finally reanimated the grisly old coot with a statue by none other than top sculpting talent Tony Cipriano. Using himself as a model, Tony has captured every detail--warts and all!

Painstakingly (and painfully!) talon-crafted by the claws of demon slaves of the netherworld, this knock-out statue is more fun than a coffin full of maggots. Get one before it gets you!

 
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