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27: SECOND SET #4 (of 4)

27: SECOND SET #4 (of 4)


story CHARLES SOULE art RENZO PODESTA cover SCOTT FORBES DECEMBER 7 32 PAGES / FC / T+ $3.99 The second chapter of the 27 saga comes to a close with a stunning confrontation between Garland and one-hit-wonder-witch, Valerie Hayes. It’s a talent competition with the entire world as the audience, judged by none other than the God of Fame. The loser loses it all, and the winner takes… everything!



THE ACTIVITY #1

THE ACTIVITY #1


story NATHAN EDMONDSON art / cover MITCH GERADS DECEMBER 21  32 PAGES/ FC / T+ $3.50 The evolution of global warfare necessitates the evolution of special forces to rise and meet the call.  The U.S Army has therefore looked to its last secret special operations tribe, the INTELLIGENCE SUPPORT ACTIVITY, or Gray Fox. Within Gray Fox is a team of elite men and women whose mission is flexible, whose technology is bleeding edge, and whose execution is precise and lethal. They are Team Omaha, and they serve THE ACTIVITY.



ARTIFACTS #15

ARTIFACTS #15


story RON MARZ art / cover STJEPAN SEJIC DECEMBER 7 32 PAGES / FC / T $3.99 SEARCH FOR THE ANGELUS! Everything is different. Everything is the same. And something is definitely wrong. The longtime WITCHBLADE team of RON MARZ (MAGDALENA, SHINKU) and STJEPAN SEJIC (ANGELUS) reunite as Tom Judge and longtime companion Tilly Grimes embark on a quest to solve the mystery of the Top Cow Universe. The first question they must answer… Who and where is the Angelus?



THE ART OF CARBON GREY HC

THE ART OF CARBON GREY HC


art / wraparound cover  HOANG NGUYEN, KHARI EVANS & KINSUN LOH DECEMBER 7 128 PAGES / 9" x 12" / FC / T+ $29.99   The art secrets of Image Comic’s masterpiece are revealed in THE ART OF CARBON GREY. Learn how three talented artists united to create a uniquely beautiful and kinetic visual style. Follow their working processes and trace the evolution of the characters and worlds that made CARBON GREY the most explosive comic of the year.



AVENGELYNE #6

AVENGELYNE #6


story MARK POULTON art OWEN GIENI cover A ROB LIEFELD cover B OWEN GIENI cover C RILEY ROSSMO DECEMBER 21 32 PAGES / FC / T+ $2.99 “THE HAND OF GOD,” Part Three Conclusion to the second story arc! Avengelyne and Passover join Devlin on his exploration of the paranormal and learn more about his secret past with Operation Hellstrike. Meanwhile, Father Michael pays a visit to Torment, Ned Crowley, as he awaits trial! Will Priest tag along for the visit? Plus, an Extreme Origins back-up written by MARK POULTON with art by a guest artist!



CHEW OMNIVORE EDITION VOL. 2 HC

CHEW OMNIVORE EDITION VOL. 2 HC


story JOHN LAYMAN art / cover ROB GUILLORY   DECEMBER 7 272 PAGES / FC / M $34.99   Tony Chu is a detective with a secret. A weird secret. Tony Chu is cibopathic, which means he gets psychic impressions from whatever he eats. It also means he's a hell of a detective--as long as he doesn't mind nibbling on the corpse of a murder victim to figure out whodunit and why. He's been brought on by the Special Crimes Division of the FDA, the most powerful law enforcement agency on the planet, to investigate their strangest, sickest and most bizarre cases. Winner of the 2011 Eisner Award for Best Continuing Series, this gorgeous oversized edition, loaded with extras, collects issues #11-20, the third and fourth story-arcs of the acclaimed series, “Just Desserts” and “Flambé.”



BLOOD RED DRAGON #2

BLOOD RED DRAGON #2


story JON GOFF art CARLO SORIANO & CRIMELAB SYNDICATE cover CARLO SORIANO DECEMBER 7 24 PAGES / FC / T $3.99 Limited print run of 5000 copies   KNEEL BEFORE THE MIGHT OF DARKEST OBLIVION! As the world teeters on the brink of annihilation, Yoshiki is thrust into battle against a massive invasion force led by Oblivion's mightiest mass murderer, KY'RANN the Slayer. It is up to Yoshiki, with the aid of his new allies, the beautiful, yet deadly, SHRINE MAIDENS of the DRAGON TEMPLE, to defeat Oblivion's armies. But can he hope to control the power of the Blood Red Dragon before it consumes him? Or is this the last standoff for the world's newest hero? Created by comic book legend, STAN LEE, and rock icon, YOSHIKI, with art direction by the one-and-only, TODD McFARLANE, BLOOD RED DRAGON introduces a brand-new hero to the world of comics!!! BORN OF LIGHT. POWERED BY DARKNESS. A HERO WILL RISE.



DAOMU #8

DAOMU #8


story KENNEDY XU, COLIN JOHNSON art KEN CHOU cover EDWARD WANG DECEMBER 7 32 PAGES / FC / M $2.99 Trapped in the legendary sunken Tomb of Cang Hai Wang, Sean closes in on a terrible secret regarding his family’s past. Nothing can prepare him for the truth, or the horrors that wait for him within shadows of the murky deep.



BLUE ESTATE #8

BLUE ESTATE #8


story VIKTOR KALVACHEV & ANDREW OSBORNE art VIKTOR KALVACHEV, TOBY CYPRESS & NATHAN FOX cover VIKTOR KALVACHEV DECEMBER 7 32 PAGES / FC / M $2.99 "STATE OF SHOCK" Secrets aren’t the only things laid bare in the aftermath of a shocking reversal of fortune, while ticking time bombs of suspicion and paranoia threaten to blow a dangerous alliance to smithereens.  Love is unspoken and promises are made to be broken in episode eight of the fast, funny 100% cool smash hit series.  (But wait!  There’s more…at www.BlueEstateComic.com!)



THE DARKNESS #98

THE DARKNESS #98


story PHIL HESTER art ROMANO MOLENAAR cover JEREMY HAUN DECEMBER 21 32 PAGES / FC / M $2.99 CELEBRATE THE FIFTEENTH ANNIVERSARY! Fighting his way further into the Darkness dimension itself, Jackie Estacado will need be forced to decide what he is willing to sacrifice in order to confront and destroy the Darkness itself. Long time writer PHIL HESTER (Wonder Woman, Green Hornet) and ROMANO MOLENAAR (THE DARKNESS II: CONFESSION) barrel towards the landmark issue #100! TOP COW UNIVERSE LOGO



ELEPHANTMEN #38

ELEPHANTMEN #38


story RICHARD STARKINGS art AXEL MEDELLIN cover BOO COOK DECEMBER 7 40 PAGES / FC / M $3.99 “THE KILLING SEASON,” Part Three RAZORBACK versus BLACKTHORNE.... one lives, one dies!



EPOCH #5 (of 5)

EPOCH #5 (of 5)


story KEVIN McCARTHY art PAOLO PANTALENA cover PAOLO PANTALENA & BILL FARMER DECEMBER 14 32 PAGES / FC / T+ $3.99 MORTAL COMBAT! Fully embracing his Archangel heritage, Detective Jonah Wright has brutally battled his way through the ancient tournament, EPOCH. Now, finally, he has an opportunity to confront the murderer of his dead partner, Michael, and exact his own brand of justice. Will Jonah triumph and maintain the Angels' benevolent control over the Supernatural Council, or will he become just another body left on the tournament floor?



GRAVEYARD OF EMPIRES #4 (of 4) (RES)

GRAVEYARD OF EMPIRES #4 (of 4) (RES)


story MARK SABLE art / cover PAUL AZACETA DECEMBER 21 32 PAGES / FC / M $2.99 The shocking cause of the zombie outbreak in Afghanistan is finally revealed. The only way out for our uneasy alliance of Marines and Taliban is to turn the zombies against their creators.  Find out who - if anyone - will survive The Graveyard of Empires.



GLADSTONE’S SCHOOL FOR WORLD CONQUERORS #8

GLADSTONE’S SCHOOL FOR WORLD CONQUERORS #8


story MARK ANDREW SMITH art / cover ARMAND VILLAVERT   DECEMBER 14 32 PAGES / FC / E $2.99   The Gladstone’s Cadets get an Extreme Supervillain Makeover as they venture deep into the heart of enemy territory, the Superhero Archives! What can they hope to learn about the now-fallen Shakurankai and the Devouring Storm that’s due to eat our sun in two week’s time? And will they be able to make it out in one piece, or will the Skull Brothers kick the hornet’s nest with them inside of it?



GREEN WAKE #8

GREEN WAKE #8


story KURTIS J. WIEBE art / cover RILEY ROSSMO DECEMBER 28 32 PAGES / FC / M $3.99 “LOST CHILDREN,” Part Three After the horrific murder of one of Green Wake’s most elusive citizens, a new organization emerges in open rebellion against the followers of Micah. While the opposing sides clash, murders continue to surface with no suspect in sight.



GUNS AND DINOS #2 (of 3)

GUNS AND DINOS #2 (of 3)


story / art / cover FRANK CHO DECEMBER 14 32 PAGES / FC / M $2.99 Things go from bad to worse as food, fuel and ammo begins to run out at the time-lost military base. Colonel Norr sets forth draconian rules to keep the ragged band alive as they brace for another attack from an unrelenting T-Rex family, but a new danger is revealed – one much more dangerous than the carnivores.



HACK/SLASH #11

HACK/SLASH #11


story TIM SEELEY art DANIEL LEISTER cover A TIM SEELEY & CARLOS BADILLA DECEMBER 14 32 PAGES / FC / T+ $3.50 “INTERDIMENSIONAL WOMEN'S PRISON BREAKOUT,” Part Three Vlad is dying! Samhain is in the clutches of the highly evil, Bomb Queen, missing a limb or two! And a lone Cassie has to take out one really psychotic mime! Things are getting ugly up in here, in the conclusion to INTERDIMENSIONAL WOMEN'S PRISON BREAKOUT.



HACK/SLASH #11

HACK/SLASH #11


story TIM SEELEY art DANIEL LEISTER cover B EMILIO LAISO



HAUNT #22

HAUNT #22


story JOE CASEY art NATHAN FOX & JOHN LUCAS cover NATHAN FOX   DECEMBER 14 32 PAGES / FC / T+ $2.99 The secret of Still Harvey Tubman revealed!  The mysterious new figure in Haunt's world has a past of his own... and this issue gives it all away in a special sequence drawn by John Lucas! You won't believe what his true purpose is – and what it means for the Kilgore brothers!



HEART #2 (of 4)

HEART #2 (of 4)


story BLAIR BUTLER art / cover KEVIN MELLON   DECEMBER 7 32 PAGES / BW / M $2.99   The evolution of cage fighter Oren "Rooster" Redmond continues – but will a fist to the face stop his momentum before it starts?  If you like dudes punching each other in the grill, this one's for you! 



THE INFINITE #5

THE INFINITE #5


story ROBERT KIRKMAN art / cover ROB LIEFELD DECEMBER 7 32 PAGES / FC / T $2.99 Questions are answered and details are finally revealed. How did Imperius invent a time machine? Why? And what happened to him set him toward this path of conquest? Answers to all these questions and more contained in a very special issue focusing on the villain Imperius.



THE INFINITE, VOL. 1 TP

THE INFINITE, VOL. 1 TP


story ROBERT KIRKMAN art / cover ROB LIEFELD DECEMBER 7 120 PAGES / FC / T $9.99 Freedom fighter, Bowen has lost everything in the war against The Infinite. His only hope, travel back in time to prevent their world domination before it starts! Bowen can’t do this alone, he must turn to the only ally he knows he can trust: HIMSELF. Now a man in his 40s, damaged by the horrors of war, must team-up with his younger, reckless and optimistic 20 year-old self in order to SAVE THE WORLD! Collects THE INFINITE #1-4



JINGLE BELLE: GIFT-WRAPPED (ONE-SHOT)

JINGLE BELLE: GIFT-WRAPPED (ONE-SHOT)


story PAUL DINI art / cover STEPHANIE GLADDEN DECEMBER 7 32 PAGES / FC / E $3.99 The 2011 Harvey-nominated Jingle Belle story “Grounded” returns in a special single-issue printing along with six pages of brand new content! When Jingle Belle and her father Santa are caught in a web of lies, it falls upon Santa’s one-time sidekick, the demon Krampus to administer punishment! The sly devil forbids the contentious Kringles from ever leaving the North Pole, thus ending Christmas for all time! Can Jingle find a way around Krampus’ punishment and restore the holiday season? Written by PAUL DINI (Madame Mirage, Batman: Arkham City) and drawn by STEPHANIE GLADDEN (The Powerpuff Girls, Hopsters Tracks) Jingle Belle: Gift Wrapped also features a brand-new cover and all-new stories featuring Jing, Polly Green and the wicked and wacky Krampus himself!



THE LAST BATTLE (ONE-SHOT)

THE LAST BATTLE (ONE-SHOT)


story TITO FARACI art / cover DAN BRERETON DECEMBER 21 80 PAGES / FC / T+ $7.99 In 52 BCE, General Caius Rodius, retired hero of Caesar’s Legions, is called back to war. In nearby Gaul, Rome’s combined armies lay siege to the Gallic stronghold of Alesia in a conflict fated to shape history. A third barbarian horde prepares to attack the Romans from without, led by the rebel Cammius, who once fought for Rome. Rising star Julius Caesar dispatches Rodius to track through the wilderness and bring back the rebel’s head. Who better to hunt Cammius than the man who taught him the very skills he now uses to defy Rome? Rodius must choose between duty to Rome and Caesar or the barbarian he raised as his own son. Story by international comics legend TITO FARACI (Diabolik, Spider-Man: The Secret of Glass, Daredevil and Captain America), art by award winning, multiple Eisner nominee DAN BRERETON (NOCTURNALS, Punisher, Marvel Ultimate Team,-Up, God-Sized Thor, Red Sonja).



THE LAST OF THE GREATS #3

THE LAST OF THE GREATS #3


story JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV art / cover  BRENT PEEPLES DECEMBER 7 32 PAGES / FC / T+ $2.99 “THE DEAL,” Part Three Meet mankind's last hope for survival. He's called The Last, and he hates our guts. The Last is the center of our universe, Superhero, Celebrity, God-Emperor — and loving it. But Beaumont has one final dark secret that even the Last doesn't know. The balance between good and evil shifts once more.



THE LAST OF THE GREATS #3

THE LAST OF THE GREATS #3


story JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV art / cover BRENT PEEPLES cover B NUNO PLATI



THE LI'L DEPRESSED BOY #9

THE LI'L DEPRESSED BOY #9


story S. STEVEN STRUBLE art / cover SINA GRACE DECEMBER 28 32 PAGES / FC / T $2.99 “WELCOME TO THE WORKING WEEK” Home again, broken hearted and broke. The Li'l Depressed Boy's non-adventures continue as he faces his biggest challenge yet: Finding a job.



THE LI'L DEPRESSED BOY, VOL. 0 TP

THE LI'L DEPRESSED BOY, VOL. 0 TP


story S. STEVEN STRUBLE art VARIOUS cover LINDSAY JANE DECEMBER 7 96 PAGES / FC / T $9.99 “LONELY HEART BLUES” For the first time in print: Before disastrous road trips. Before style-points. Before Jazmin. Join LDB as he takes his first steps on his search for love. Told in shades of blue with artwork by SAM KIETH, JIM MAHFOOD, JIM VALENTINO and many more. Including never before seen artwork and an exclusive all-new story drawn by SINA GRACE.



THE STRANGE TALENT OF LUTHER STRODE #3 (of 6)

THE STRANGE TALENT OF LUTHER STRODE #3 (of 6)


story JUSTIN JORDAN art / cover TRADD MOORE   DECEMBER 7 32 PAGES / FC / M $2.99 The acclaimed new series continues as Luther decides to take advantage of his new talents and become a hero. He’s got the powers, he’s got the costume, but is it enough? Meanwhile the Librarian is tightening the noose around Luther’s life as the body count begins to pile up.



MADMAN 20th ANNIVERSARY MONSTER! HC

MADMAN 20th ANNIVERSARY MONSTER! HC


STORY / ART / COVER MICHAEL ALLRED & VARIOUS DECEMBER 14 264 PAGES / FC / T OVERSIZED $100 FRAZETTA!  KIRBY!  TOTH! MOEBIUS! KUBERT! MILLER! STEVENS! The BIG one! Literally: This gigantic 11 x 17 hardcover is the coffee table book of the Millennium!   Nearly every great artist to ever work in comics is in this book which includes new stories from PETER BAGGE, KYLE BAKER, PHILIP BOND & PETER MILLIGAN, DARWYN COOKE, DAVE COOPER, DEAN HASPIEL, LOS BROS HERNANDEZ, ERIK LARSEN, DAVID MACK, PAT McKEOWN, BERNIE MIREAULT, MICHAEL AVON OEMING, PAUL POPE, ERIC POWELL, FRANK QUITELY, STEVEN T. SEAGLE & TEDDY KRISTIANSEN, JEFF SMITH, JAY STEPHENS, CRAIG THOMPSON, MATT WAGNER, JOE QUINONES & MARIS WICKS.  Also MICHAEL ALLRED’s latest – and most epic ever – MADMAN story!  PLUS almost every Madman illustration collected over the past 20 years from all the greats.  Surprises galore!



MAGDALENA #12

MAGDALENA #12


story RON MARZ art NELSON BLAKE II, DAVID MARQUEZ, SAL REGLA & DAVE McCAIG cover NELSON BLAKE II, SAL REGLA & DAVE McCAIG DECEMBER 14 32 PAGES / FC / T $3.99 GUEST-STARRING WITCHBLADE! Patience, Kristof, and Witchblade bearer Sara Pezzini race to retrieve the piece of the One True Cross, before it is once again lost to the world. Will Patience be able to recover the relic or will she share the fate of her ancestor? RON MARZ (ARTIFACTS, WITCHBLADE), NELSON BLAKE II (PILOT SEASON: MURDERER) and DAVID MARQUEZ (Secret Warriors, Days Missing) continue the fan favorite series!



MARKSMEN #6 (of 6)

MARKSMEN #6 (of 6)


script DAVID BAXTER art JAVIER ARANDA, GARRY LEACH & JESSICA KHOLINNE cover TOMM COKER   DECEMBER 14 32 PAGES / FC / T $2.99   MINISERIES CONCLUSION! New San Diego lies in ruins. The Hyatt, Marriot and convention center gone. Like spoilt children Duke and Deacon have destroyed what they couldn’t have. However like their predecessors, the Navy Seals, the MARKSMEN don’t EVER give up. Not even in death.



MORIARTY #7

MORIARTY #7


story DANIEL COREY art MIKE VOSBURG & ANTHONY DIECIDUE cover  ANTHONY DIECIDUE DECEMBER 7 32 PAGES / FC / T  $2.99 “THE LAZARUS TREE,” Part Three Veteran artist MIKE VOSBURG joins the creative team for this link in the Lazarus Tree mystery, which finds Moriarty reflecting on a case in 1880's Kingston, Jamaica. Answers are revealed to present-day questions, including the identity of the sniper that has been murdering residents of Kyauktada and stoking the fires of rebellion.



MORNING GLORIES #16

MORNING GLORIES #16


story NICK SPENCER art JOE EISMA cover RODIN ESQUEJO DECEMBER 14 32 PGS / FC / M $2.99 “P.E.,” Part Four



MUDMAN #2

MUDMAN #2


story /art / cover PAUL GRIST DECEMBER 21 32 PAGES / FC / T $3.50 A BRAND-NEW SUPERHERO COMIC BY PAUL GRIST! Welcome to Burnbridge on Sea. Ideal for that quiet little break when you want to get away from the crowd. Or the law. But Bank Robbers Vince and Dobromil find it's not as quiet as it used to be. Not with Mudman around!



MYSTERIOUS WAYS #6 (of 6)

MYSTERIOUS WAYS #6 (of 6)


story JASON RUBIN art / cover TYLER KIRKHAM DECEMBER 7 32 PAGES / FC / M $3.99 MINISERIES CONCLUSION! The mind-bending, action-packed supernatural thriller by JASON RUBIN (THE IRON SAINT, Crash Bandicoot) teams with TYLER KIRKHAM (Green Lantern Corps) comes to a thrilling conclusion as Sam’s eyes are open to the horrible truth and he must confront his demon for the final time!



NEAR DEATH #4

NEAR DEATH #4


story  JAY FAERBER art SIMONE GUGLIELMINI cover  TOMM COKER DECEMBER 21 32 PAGES / FC / T+ $2.99 Markham engages in a one-man war against an Asian gang when they kidnap a software mogul's girlfriend. But does the software mogul have his own hidden agenda?



OFFICER DOWNE: BIGGER, BETTER, BASTARD EDITION HC

OFFICER DOWNE: BIGGER, BETTER, BASTARD EDITION HC


story JOE CASEY art / cover CHRIS BURNHAM DECEMBER 7 96 PAGES/ FC / M $12.99 The Badass With A Badge returns in a glorious oversized hardcover! Brought to you JOE CASEY (BUTCHER BAKER) and CHRIS BURNHAM (Batman, Inc.) – now with ADDED PAGES of over-the-top sex and violence – experience OFFICER DOWNE as it was meant to be experienced! You’ve never felt “command presence” quite like this! This is the cop that’ll keep coming back for more… even from beyond the grave! Now with all-new bonus features!



PIGS #4

PIGS #4


story NATE COSBY & BEN McCOOL art BRENO TAMURA cover BECKY CLOONAN DECEMBER 14 32 PAGES / FC / M $2.99 “SIXTEEN” Kill…or your best friends will murder you. What do you do? The stunning end of the first arc of PIGS by NATE COSBY (Jim Henson’s Storyteller), BEN McCOOL (MEMOIR, CHOKER) & BRENO TAMURA.



THE RED WING TP

THE RED WING TP


story JONATHAN HICKMAN art / cover NICK PITARRA DECEMBER 14 140 PAGES  / FC / T+ $14.99 To stay alive in the future, the best fighter pilots in the world not only have to perfect their skills and master their aircraft, they also have to know how to travel through time. Collecting the acclaimed mini-series brought to you by award winning writer JONATHAN HICKMAN and possibly the best new talent of the year, NICK PITARRA, THE RED WING is the story of the greatest battle in the history of three worlds. Collects THE RED WING #1-4



RATFIST TP

RATFIST TP


story DOUG TENNAPEL art / cover DOUG TENNAPEL & KATHERINE GARNER DECEMBER 14 176 PAGES / FC / T $19.99 Earthworm Jim creator DOUG TENNAPEL is publishing his Webcomic RATFIST, a vigilante-in-tights that satirizes comics, politics, philosophy, and even TENNAPEL himself! Featuring a forward written by MST3K/RiffTraxx's MICHAEL J. NELSON, and pinups by RYAN OTTLEY, SCOTT KURTZ, CHRISTOPHER HASTINGS and ETHAN NICOLLE!



SAM AND TWITCH: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION, VOL. 2 HC

SAM AND TWITCH: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION, VOL. 2 HC


story BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & TODD MCFARLANE art PAUL LEE, ALEX MALEEV, ANGEL MEDINA, CLAYTON CRAIN, JONATHAN GLAPION & ASHLEY WOOD cover ASHLEY WOOD   DECEMBER 21 320 PAGES / FC / T+ $34.99   The Spawn Universe's favorite detectives come at you full-force in their own ground breaking series. Featuring an all-star cast of creators, the bar was set high for gritty crime fiction when Sam and Twitch first came on the scene. Follow the exploits of NYPD's two most dedicated public servants as they try to uncover the secrets behind the "Bounty Hunter Wars".  Also includes the never before reprinted "John Doe Affair" story arc by TODD MCFARLANE (story), with ALEX MALEEV (art) and PAUL LEE (art).   Collected in an all-new size and format, SAM AND TWITCH: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION, VOL. 2 brings you the art and stories that made this series a classic. Extra features include an ASHLEY WOOD cover gallery and behind-the-scenes art.   Collects SAM and TWITCH #14-26



REED GUNTHER #6

REED GUNTHER #6


story SHANE HOUGHTON art / cover CHRIS HOUGHTON DECEMBER 7 32 PAGES / FC / E $2.99 "FROM COWBOY TO COWMAN!" Reed recalls the tale of how he and his grizzly bear steed, Sterling, first met. This spooky and fun origin tale is the perfect jumping on point for folks who have never read the exciting adventures of Reed Gunther!



SCREAMLAND: DEATH OF THE PARTY TP

SCREAMLAND: DEATH OF THE PARTY TP


story HAROLD SIPE & CHRISTOPHER SEBELA art LEE LESLIE cover HECTOR CASANOVA 162 PAGES / FC / T+ STANDARD SIZE $16.99 It’s con season in Screamland. When a legendary sex tape threatens to leak and Invisible Man is found murdered in his booth, it's up to Wolfman Carl and his pal Travis to run through the monstrous suspects and stop the film before it drives a stake through the heart of all their careers. Collects SCREAMLAND #1-5



SEVERED #5

SEVERED #5


story SCOTT SNYDER & SCOTT TUFT art / cover ATTILA FUTAKI DECEMBER 14 32 PAGES / FC / M $2.99 “The Road Beckons” In 1916, a boy runs away from home in search of his father. But along the way he meets a salesman with sharp teeth and a hunger for flesh. SCOTT SNYDER (American Vampire, Batman, Swamp Thing), SCOTT TUFT and ATTILA FUTAKI (Percy Jackson) are back with 2011’s most terrifying horror series. SEVERED.



SHINKU, VOL. 1 TP

SHINKU, VOL. 1 TP


story RON MARZ art / cover LEE MODER, MATTHEW WAITE & MICHAEL ATIYEH DECEMBER 7 160 PAGES / FC / M $14.99 Bloody horror meets martial-arts mayhem in the first collection from the sold-out series by RON MARZ (WITCHBLADE, ARTIFACTS) and LEE MODER (WONDER WOMAN). The last surviving member of a samurai family wages a one-woman war against a clan of vampires in modern-day Tokyo in the first story arc from the acclaimed new series. If you like your vampires to sparkle, look elsewhere! Also contains a cover gallery, sketchbook, pin-ups and the rare black, white and red ashcan edition. Collects SHINKU #1-5



SPAWN #214

SPAWN #214


story WILL CARLTON art SZYMON KUDRANSKI & TODD MCFARLANE cover MICHAEL GOLDEN DECEMBER 7 32 PAGES / FC / T+ $2.99   "THE GATHERING STORM," Part Two No longer willing to sit idly by as outside forces manipulate his life, Jim sends a violent warning in order to secure an uneasy alliance with one of his greatest enemies. Meanwhile, an old friend is pulled deeper into the pit of intrigue surrounding the new Hellspawn, as Marc's search into Jim's mysterious past takes a surprising turn.



SPAWN: ORIGINS BOOK FIVE HC

SPAWN: ORIGINS BOOK FIVE HC


story TODD MCFARLANE art GREG CAPULLO, TODD MCFARLANE, DANNY MIKI & CHANCE WOLF cover CLAYTON CRAIN   DECEMBER 7 325 PAGES / FC / T+ $29.99 CLASSIC SPAWN REPRINTED IN OVERSIZED HARDCOVER – BOOK 5! With SPAWN, legendary writer and artist TODD MCFARLANE unleashed his iconic antihero on the world, and launched the most successful independent comic book in history. SPAWN: ORIGINS BOOK FIVE HC includes classic SPAWN stories written by TODD MCFARLANE. Revisit stories of deception and betrayal, with Al's former boss, Jason Wynn, in the center of it all. Includes the epic clash between Spawn and the Savage Dragon! Extra features include color and b/w cover gallery and behind-the-scenes art. All this and more in an oversized, hardcover format complete with a wraparound painted cover by renowned artist, Clayton Crain. Grow your family of SPAWN: ORIGINS collection of books with this latest stellar addition.   Collects Spawn #51-62



SPAWN: ORIGINS, VOL. 13 TP

SPAWN: ORIGINS, VOL. 13 TP


story TODD McFARLANE & BRIAN HOLGUIN art GREG CAPULLO, DWAYNE TURNER & DANNY MIKI cover CLAYTON CRAIN   DECEMBER 14 152 PAGES / FC / T+ $14.99 SPAWN: ORIGINS, VOL. 13 is the latest addition to the ever-expanding classic SPAWN trade paperback program. Collecting classic issues written by Spawn creator TODD McFARLANE with legendary artist GREG CAPULLO providing stellar pencil work. Spawn visits Greenworld to help restore the earth's splendo. When he returns, he helps Sam and Twitch solve a series of senseless murders.   Relive the excitement of one of the best-selling independent comics of all time and grow your SPAWN: ORIGINS TP collection!   Collects SPAWN #75-80



SUPER DINOSAUR #7

SUPER DINOSAUR #7


story ROBERT KIRKMAN art / cover JASON HOWARD DECEMBER 21 32 PAGES / FC / E $2.99 As the Kingston family adjusts to living in the Dynamo Dome, Derek introduces Erin to her very own robot pal, Pixie! Meanwhile, Doctor Dynamo has to deal with the terrible truth that was revealed to him by Max Maximus... and the Dino-Men are up to no good!



SUPER DINOSAUR DELUXE COLORING BOOK!

SUPER DINOSAUR DELUXE COLORING BOOK!


story ROBERT KIRKMAN art / cover JASON HOWARD DECEMBER 7 64 PAGES / BW / E $4.99 Holy smokes! It’s Super Dinosaur! It’s Derek Dynamo! It’s Max Maximus! It’s the Mega-Raptor! They’re all here – and they’re all in black and white! Hours upon hours of enjoyment is to be had in this deluxe coloring book! Woo! IT’S A COLORING BOOK!



VESCELL #5

VESCELL #5


story ENRIQUE CARRION art / cover JOHN UPCHURCH DECEMBER 21 32 PAGES / FC / M $2.99 “HITLER’S A BITCH”  Agent Barrino finds himself at war with evil gestapo scientists, crooked cops, and Fraulein femme fatales on his mission to make sure the most evil mustache never returns.



TALES FROM BEYOND SCIENCE HC

TALES FROM BEYOND SCIENCE HC


story MARK MILLAR, ALAN MCKENZIE & JOHN SMITH art / cover RIAN HUGHES DECEMBER 21 88 PAGES / FC / T 8.5” X 11” $16.99 Follow your host Hilary Tremayne on eight surreal journeys into the unknown. Discover the truth behind the mysteries of spontaneous human combustion, the Bermuda Triangle, the lost 13th month, and the real reason men have nipples. Drawn by RIAN HUGHES and written by a Rogue’s Gallery of Britain’s finest comic writers that includes MARK MILLAR (KICK ASS, WANTED), ALAN MCKENZIE (THE HARRISON FORD STORY) and JOHN SMITH (DEVIN WAUGH), this hardcover volume collects the complete series.



THE WALKING DEAD #92

THE WALKING DEAD #92


story ROBERT KIRKMAN art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN DECEMBER 14 32 PAGES / BW / M $2.99 Get ready for some action.



THE WALKING DEAD – RISE OF THE GOVERNOR NOVEL: DELUXE SLIPCASED EDITION

THE WALKING DEAD – RISE OF THE GOVERNOR NOVEL: DELUXE SLIPCASED EDITION


story ROBERT KIRKMAN & JAY BONANSINGA DECEMBER 7 320 PAGES / BW / M $74.99 Find out the true origins of The Governor, the most vile and deadly villain to appear in THE WALKING DEAD series. Discover his transformation into the monster we grew to know, presented in a deluxe format that will keep it looking pristine on a bookshelf for decades to come. A must have for any die-hard Walking Dead fan, and the perfect gift for well... anyone. ALSO AVAILABLE, SIGNED EDITION LIMITED TO 200 COPIES, $124.99



THE WALKING DEAD OMNIBUS, VOL. 2 HC (NEW PRINTING)

THE WALKING DEAD OMNIBUS, VOL. 2 HC (NEW PRINTING)


story ROBERT KIRKMAN art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN DECEMBER 7 560 PAGES / BW / M OVERSIZED $100 BACK IN PRINT DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND! This deluxe hardcover features the next 24 issues of the hit series along with the covers for the issues all in one massive, oversized slip-cased volume. Perfect for long time fans, new readers and anyone needing a heavy object with which to fend off the walking dead. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #24-48



THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #49

THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #49


story ROBERT KIRKMAN art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN DECEMBER 7 32 PAGES / BW / M $2.99 Everything is different now.



THE WALKING DEAD, VOL. 15: WE FIND OURSELVES TP

THE WALKING DEAD, VOL. 15: WE FIND OURSELVES TP


DECEMBER 7 story ROBERT KIRKMAN art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN 136 PAGES / BW / M $14.99 The events of “No Way Out” have affected everyone in the community, and not everyone has survived to pick up the pieces. Rick and the survivors must now try to pick themselves up and carry in the wake of disaster... and by doing so, they find hope. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #85-90



THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #50

THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #50


story ROBERT KIRKMAN art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN DECEMBER 14 32 PAGES / BW / M $2.99 All alone now.



THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #51

THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #51


story ROBERT KIRKMAN art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN DECEMBER 21 32 PAGES / BW / M $2.99 Too late to save this one.



THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #52

THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #52


story ROBERT KIRKMAN art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN DECEMBER 28 32 PAGES / BW / M $2.99 Reunion.



WITCHBLADE #153

WITCHBLADE #153


story TIM SEELEY art DIEGO BERNARD & FRED BENES cover A JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER cover B DIEGO BERNARD & FRED BENES DECEMBER 21 32 PAGES / FC / T+ $2.99 The new creative team of TIM SEELEY (HACK/SLASH) and DIEGO BERNARD (The Man With No Name) smash occult and biker culture together as Sara is dragged deeper into the supernatural underbelly of Chicago by a coven of biker witches!



WITCH DOCTOR: THE RESUSCITATION (ONE-SHOT)


WITCH DOCTOR: THE RESUSCITATION (ONE-SHOT)



story BRANDON SEIFERT art / cover LUKAS KETNER
 DECEMBER 14 32 PAGES/ FC / T+ $2.99 
You wake up in a bathtub of ice with a surgical incision on your side… but the hospital says you’ve still got two kidneys! Where do you go for a second opinion? Where else but Dr. Vincent Morrow, the Witch Doctor! Summer’s medical horror smash hit returns with a tale of black magic and organ-swapping. And it’s a great jumping-on point for new readers, so don’t miss out — ask your retailer to preorder a copy for you! “If you’re not checking out WITCH DOCTOR, you need to do so, STAT!” - Ain’t It Cool News



WITCH DOCTOR, VOL. 1: UNDER THE KNIFE TP

WITCH DOCTOR, VOL. 1: UNDER THE KNIFE TP


story BRANDON SEIFERT
art / cover LUKAS KETNER DECEMBER 14 112 PAGES/ FC/ T+ $12.99

“A glimpse into the future of horror comics” — Bloody Disgusting. Meet Dr. Vincent Morrow, the Witch Doctor, in the smash hit debut title from Robert Kirkman’s Skybound Originals line! Dr. Morrow’s looking for a vaccine — for the apocalypse — and in his quest to understand the biology of the supernatural, he faces vampires, demonic possession, faeries and more.   “Arguably the most accomplished debut by a pair of new creators in recent memory.” — Broken Frontier COLLECTS WITCH DOCTOR #1-4



XENOHOLICS #3

XENOHOLICS #3


story JOSHUA WILLIAMSON art SETH DAMOOSE cover DAN DUNCAN   DECEMBER 21 32 PAGES / FC/ M $3.50   “ALIEN GONE WILD!” It’s an all out war between the Men in White and the Grey Aliens for possession of the Xenoholics! As our heroes continue on the run, they start to uncover the truth about their abductions. Secrets are revealed as this hot new series continues!



THE INFINITE #5 DELUXE EDITION

THE INFINITE #5 DELUXE EDITION


story ROBERT KIRKMAN art / cover ROB LIEFELD DECEMBER 7 48 PAGES / FC / T $5.99 This Deluxe Edition of THE INFINITE #4 comes loaded with mountains of behind the scenes sketches and illustrations by ROB LIEFELD and piles of notes and script pages by ROBERT KIRKMAN. Much like your favorite extras-filled DVDs, this version will give you a glimpse behind the curtain to see all the usually unseen work that goes into the creation of a comic book.