Victor Gischler (W), Paul Lee (P), Andy Owens (I), Cris Peter (C), Jenny Frison (Cover), and Steve Morris (Variant cover)

On sale Dec 19
FC, 32 pages
Spike and his new demon companion are getting along really well . . . On Easter Island, the duo work to activate a remnant of magic to help get Nadia home. Spike has stars in his eyes, but the bugs are wary of Spike's newest friend and their master's overly relaxed attitude. Something seems off. He's come out of his self-inflicted dark place a bit too swiftly . . .

The conclusion!

Coincides with events in Buffy Season 9.

Caitlín R. Kiernan (W), Steve Lieber (A), Rachelle Rosenberg (C), and Greg Ruth (Cover)
On sale Feb 13
FC, 136 pages
HC, 6 5/8" x 10 3/16"
Dancy Flammarion may look like a frail teenage girl, but her journey through the swamps and byways of the American South brings her into battle with werewolves, monsters, and grotesque secrets, armed only with a knife and a mission to destroy the deadly creatures that lurk in shadow. Collects the five-issue miniseries.

"It's gentle and horrific and apocalyptic all at once. Good writing. Good pencil and ink work. Good colors. That's a good comic." Comics Alliance

Brian Wood (W), Garry Brown (A), Dave Stewart (C), J. P. Leon (Cover)
On sale Dec 12
FC, 32 pages

The Kapital stumbles upon a newly declared sovereign nationa community of hundreds living on oil platforms with dreams of forming a new utopia. With the world's governments and economies in shambles in the post-Crash world, is this new country the hope for the future that Callum Israel and Ninth Wave are looking for? Or is it the divisive issue that'll bring his crew to their breaking point?

The beginning of a new arc!

From New York Times bestselling author Brian Wood.

Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)
On sale Dec 19
FC, 32 pages

Longtime nemesis Ethan Rayne has set the final piece of Giles's soul practically in Angel's lap. To complicate things further, the loss of a Slayer has sent Nadira and her group into the fray with their sights set on Angel now more than ever!

Coincides with events in Buffy Season 9.

"Everything is solid, the characters voices feel and sound true, Rebekah Isaacs does a phenomenal job and Christos Gage's writing just keeps getting better. This really was a great read and I can't wait for the next issue!" BAMFAS

DARK HORSE Reveals December 2012 ANGEL, SPIKE, & More!

Date: 07 September 2012 Time: 02:56 PM ET
Dark Horse's December 2012 solicitations are coming soon, but to tide you over, we have first looks at four of their biggest books, with covers and solicitation text.

We kick off with Buffy Season 9: Spike #5, the final issue of the miniseries. Click through for the solicitation text and variant cover to the issue, then click on for looks at Alabaster: Wolves, The Massive, and Angel & Faith!

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