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REVELATIONS #1 (of 6)
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Paul Jenkins
Artist(s): Humberto Ramos
Cover Artist(s): Humberto Ramos

WHY WE LOVE IT: The creators of FAIRY QUEST, Paul Jenkins (DEATHMATCH, WOLVERINE: ORIGIN) and Humberto Ramos (SPIDER-MAN: BIG TIME, WOLVERINE: CIVIL WAR) have created a compelling mystery thriller that is truly one-of-a kind.

WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT: The beautiful work of Humberto Ramos unfolds a story of religion, atheism, murder, and mystery, as told by Paul Jenkins. Fans of BBC’s Sherlock and Luther will not want to miss this tale of corruption through the eyes of an outsider.

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: A potential successor to the dying pope is killed at the Vatican. Long-time atheist and hard-edged London detective, Charlie Northern, is put on the case by a Vatican priest, and long forgotten friend. He must solve the case that the local police cannot, coming face to face with hundreds of years of conspiracy and corruption in the seat of the world’s wealthiest religion.

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CURSE #1 (of 4)
Price: $3.99 Author(s): Michael Moreci & Tim Daniel
Artist(s): Riley Rossmo & Colin Lorimer
Cover Artist(s): A. Colin Lorimer B. Riley Rossmo

WHY WE LOVE IT: BOOM! Studios has a long history of publishing some of the industry’s best modern horror, and CURSE takes us back to our roots with a werewolf story unlike any you’ve ever seen.

WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT: The CURSE creative team practically screams “horror” -- from writers Michael Moreci (HOAX HUNTERS) & Tim Daniel (ENORMOUS) and artists Riley Rossmo (DRUMHELLAR) & Colin Lorimer (UXB), you’re in store for a smart, realistic, and haunting read.

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Laney Griffith is a man who will do anything to save his son from leukemia, but the cost of treatment has broken him financially. When he pursues an elusive murderer in the wilderness of his small, rural community, in the hopes of securing a substantial bounty, Laney is confronted with something he never could have expected: a werewolf. The captive lycan, in human form, turns Laney’s life upside-down, forcing him to confront his haunted past and race against the clock—because the wolf will return, and Laney’s son’s condition continues to worsen. CURSE is a story of a family’s survival at all costs.

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ADVENTURE TIME: THE FLIP SIDE #1 (of 6)
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Paul Tobin & Colleen Coover
Artist(s): Wook Jin Clark
Cover Artist(s): B: Ellen Alsop C: Ru Xu D: Britt Wilson

WHY WE LOVE IT: Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover, the team behind the Eisner Award-winning BANDETTE, writing ADVENTURE TIME?! It’s a match made in comic book heaven!

WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT: The “Freaky Friday” trope is turned on its head with an Ooo-sized twist! Tobin and Coover, together with newcomer Wook Jin Clark bring you a dream ADVENTURE TIME mini-series like you’ve never seen it!

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Finn and Jake find themselves without a quest and a little too much free time -- what better place to look for a new adventure than the “Adventurer’s Posting Board”?! Only the adventure they grab might be more complicated than they first imagined...this might be the most complicated adventure they’ve ever been on!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ADVENTURE TIME 2014 WINTER SPECIAL #1 (One Shot)
All Ages
Price: $4.99
Author(s): Luke Pearson, Josceline Fenton, Jeremy Sorese, Theresa Zysk, & Allison Strejlau
Artist(s): Luke Pearson, Josceline Fenton, Jeremy Sorese, Theresa Zysk, & Allison Strejlau
Cover Artist(s) B: Theresa Zysk C: Luke Pearson

WHY WE LOVE IT: This is a perfect issue of snowy ADVENTURE TIME tales to curl up with by the fire and a cup of hot chocolate.

WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT: An all-star team of indie cartoonists bring you stories as warm as your holiday spirit. Who doesn’t love a snow day?

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: It’s winter time in the land of Ooo! Join your favorite characters in a collection of short stories as they embrace the cold! Snow, sweaters, and chilling adventures!

 

 

 

 

 

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BRAVEST WARRIORS 2014 ANNUAL #1 (One Shot)
All Ages
Price: $4.99
Author(s): Tyson Hesse, Kate Leth, & Nicole Mannino,
Artist(s): Tyson Hesse, Kate Leth, & Nicole Mannino,
Cover Artist(s): A: Ryan Pequin B: Carrie Hankins C: Jennifer Jeong

WHY WE LOVE IT: Because Catbug. Everything is Catbug.

WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT: This is first time we’ve let loose a bunch of creators to make the BRAVEST WARRIORS comic book universe their own. And, obviously, you love Catbug. Everyone loves Catbug.

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: It’s a Catbug special!! All new original short stories starring your favorite Catbug! Join Catbug and his friends, the Bravest Warriors, as they fight new enemies and embrace talking about feelings with this crazy collection of shorts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I DON’T GET IT
All ages
4.5 x 6.5, 116 pages, B&W, Hardcover)
Price: $17.99
Author(s): Shannon Wheeler
Artist(s): Shannon Wheeler
Cover Artist(s): Shannon Wheeler

By popular demand, it’s a new collection of illustrations from cartoonist Shannon Wheeler-- continuing a run that began with the Eisner Award-winning book, I THOUGHT YOU WOULD BE FUNNIER.

Where do cartoons go when they’ve been bounced by the New Yorker? When they’re as funny as what’s floating in Wheeler’s brain, they’re boiled down to the best of the bounced and presented in one laugh-out-loud volume.

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HACKTIVIST #1 (of 4)
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Alyssa Milano, Jackson Lanzing, and Collin Kelly
Artist(s): Marcus To and Ian Herring
Cover Artist(s): Marcus To

WHY WE LOVE IT: From the creative mind of Alyssa Milano, with artist Marcus To (Huntress, Red Robin), and writers Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly, Hacktivist is a fast-paced cyber-thriller about friendship and freedom in a time war.

WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT: Fantastic characters and stunning action set pieces, beautifully illustrated by Marcus To (Cyborg 009, Red Robin) and Eisner-nominated colorist Ian Herring (Jim Henson's Tale of Sand).

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Ed Hiccox and Nate Graft are young, brilliant, and the co-founders of YourLife, a social networking company that has changed the way the world stays connected. In secret, these best friends are also “sve_Urs3lf,” the largest, white-hat hacking group on the planet, exposing information and sparking revolutions across the globe.

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DECEIVERS #2 (of 6)
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Steven Grant
Artist(s): Jose Holder
Cover Artist(s): Lorena Carvalho

Let the games begin...At luxurious parties all across Europe, con men Lincoln McCord and Adony Zaruka dance around each other, trying to worm into one another’s confidence in an attempt to uncover the true identity of the international thief “Micah.” Little do they know, the noose is slowly closing around both of their necks as the international intelligence community starts to take notice...

 

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PROTOCOL #3 (of 4)
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Michael Alan Nelson
Artist(s): Mariano Navarro
Cover Artist(s): Stephane Roux

The “Black Friday” terrorist plot has been unleashed -- and the devastation could cripple the United States as we know it. Will the Orphans be able to stop Alconi in time? Or will the saboteur in their ranks break the team apart before they even get the chance?

 

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IMAGINE AGENTS #4 (of 4)
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Brian Joines
Artist(s): Bachan
Cover Artist(s): A: Khary Randolph B. Felipe Smith

Dapple’s plan has taken a turn for the worse, and no man, woman, or figment is safe! With Elliot in the clutches of evil and Furdlegurr in the stomach of evil, Rebecca and Terry must find a way to rescue them without getting stomped out in the process. It is up to Dave to overcome his resentment of figments and work with Blounder to take Dapple down once and for all.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SONS OF ANARCHY #5
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Christopher Golden
Artist(s): Damian Couceiro
Cover Artist(s): A: Garry Brown B: “Chase” Photo Variant

With road quickly running out between the Sons and the Ghost Brothers, Kendra discovers a dark secret in the club’s past that could mean a grisly end for her and Tig. With all options potentially ending bloody, Jax and the crew faces a decision that will most certainly end in death -- leaving only one question: whose?

 

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ROBOCOP: LAST STAND #6 (of 8)
Mature Themes

Price: $3.99
Story: Frank Miller
Sequential Adaptation: Steven Grant
Artist(s): Korkut Öztekin
Cover Artist(s): Declan Shalvey

OCP has won. Our heroes are dead. There is no hope for Detroit in this final battle. The city is for the taking...or so they believe. Marie has one last move to make that will change everything. OCP may have won the battle, but the war is far from over. RoboCop will rise.

 

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3 GUNS #6 (of 6)
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Steven Grant
Artist(s): Emilio Laiso
Cover Artist(s): Rafael Albuquerque

Nothing is as it seems. While anything but a friendship has formed between Marcus and Bobby, they must rely entirely on each other if they want to make it out of this alive. With Joey at their side, this might be just the advantage they need. Unfortunately, they will never see what Ckota has coming...

 

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SUICIDE RISK #9
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Mike Carey
Artist(s): Elena Casagrande
Cover Artist(s): Tommy Lee Edwards

With an entire country in their grasp, the super-villain team NIGHTMARE SCENARIO has forced the world’s leaders to come to the table for negotiations. But Just-A-Feeling’s namesake warns of an even greater, bloodier calamity, and every life Leo has managed to save helping Nightmare Scenario against his will, is suddenly at risk...

 

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CLIVE BARKER’S NEXT TESTAMENT #9 (of 12)
Mature Themes
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Clive Barker & Mark Miller
Artist(s): Haemi Jang
Cover Artist(s): Goñi Montes

Wick has his disciples, and rules unopposed -- but Tristan & Elspeth’s actions force the Lord of Colors to reveal what he truly desires.

 

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HELLRAISER: THE DARK WATCH #12
Mature Themes
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Clive Barker & Brandon Seifert
Artist(s): Tom Garcia
Cover Artist(s): Sami Makkonen

FINAL ISSUE. The war between Hells reaches its climax, and the fates of Elliott Spencer, Kirsty Cotton, and Harry D’Amour hang in the balance.

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REGULAR SHOW: SKIPS #3 (of 6)
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Mad Rupert
Artist(s): Mad Rupert
Cover Artist(s): B: Corey Lewis C: Pauline Ganucheau D: Brooke Allen

Everytime Skips things he might be heading in the right direction he finds himself waking up into the same nightmare! What is going on with this park and who is the guy with the creepy glasses? It’s time for Skips to do something, he just needs to get more answers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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REGULAR SHOW #10
Price: $3.99
Author(s): KC Green
Artist(s): Allison Strejlau
Cover Artist(s): A: Andy Hirsch B: Michael Dialynas C: Ben Jelter D: Guillaume Singelin

It’s just a regular day at the park, nothing exciting going on and the only thing left to do is a couple of chores that shouldn’t take too long. Mordecai and Rigby think they’re up to the challenge when the tasks take a very different turn. Will they be able to save the park in time or is it already too late?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GARFIELD #21
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Mark Evanier
Artist(s): Andy Hirsch & Courtney Bernard
Cover Artist(s): Gary Barker

Jon’s missing shoes lead Garfield & Odie on a wild ride through town, as we start the year off with two all-new Garfield stories.

 

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BRAVEST WARRIORS #16
Price: $3.99 Author(s): Joey Comeau
Artist(s): Mike Holmes
Cover Artist(s): A: Tyson Hesse B: Terry Blas C: Jason Adams D: Ian Bertram

The Bravest Warriors are finally getting the break the deserve, just a nice time for friendship and feelings...NOT! It’s another crazy mission where the Bravest Warriors must once again save the universe before it destroys itself!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ADVENTURE TIME #24
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Ryan North
Artist(s): Shelli Paroline, Braden Lamb
Cover Artist(s): A: Mike Holmes B: Brad McGinty C: Kevin Stanton D: Eva Cabrera

Princess Bubblegum faces the consequences of her science experiment gone wrong as she finally finds a way to save the day! But is it too late? Find out if Princess Bubblegum is able to right all her wrongs or if her friends will never be themselves again, it’s a crazy conclusion to this arc!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PEANUTS #15
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Charles M. Schulz & Various
Artist(s): Charles M. Schulz & Various
Cover Artist(s): Vicki Scott

No matter how hard Charlie Brown looks, he cannot find a single story worth writing about for his school newspaper assignment. Luckily, Lucy is on the case and she has found the perfect solution--when you can’t find a story to tell, you have to make life tell the story you want!!

PRESS HERE and many more fun stories can be found in this month’s issue of PEANUTS. Jam-packed full of brand new stories, starring Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, and Franklin!

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THE MIDAS FLESH #2 (of 8)
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Ryan North
Artist(s): Shelli Paroline & Braden Lamb
Cover Artist(s): A. John Keogh B. Aaron Diaz

Fatty and the crew have arrived at the forgotten planet, Earth to find the source of the power that has transformed the entire place to gold. While they scour the planet in search of a myth, we get to know the crew a bit more and find out exactly why they’re chasing legends in search of a great source of power.

 

 

 

 

 

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HAWKEN MELEE #3 (of 5)
All Ages
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Mike Kennedy
Artist(s): Michael O’Hare
Cover Artist(s): Bagus Hutomo

When a raging mech battle smashes through an outskirt colony tavern, two clueless fanatics get caught in the crossfire. Featuring a story by Mike Kennedy (Star Wars, Lone Wolf 2100), art by Michael O’Hare (Birds of Prey, Army of Darkness), and a cover by Bagus Hutomo!

 

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HAWKEN MELEE #4 (of 5)
All Ages
32 pages, FC
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Andrew E. C. Gaska
Artist(s): Dan Dussault
Cover Artist(s): F. Ruiz Velasco

Corporate combat tears through a blissful family farm, changing the course of their lives irrevocably over the course of a decade. Featuring a story by Andrew E.C. Gaska (Space: 1999, Conspiracy of the Planet of the Apes), art by Dan Dussault (Critical Millennium: The Dark Frontier), and a cover by F. Ruiz Velasco!

 

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HAWKEN MELEE #5 (of 5)
All Ages
Price: $3.99
Author(s): Nathan Fox
Artist(s): Nathan Fox
Cover Artist(s): A. Bengal

In this final issue, get ready for fast-paced, madcap action as a savant mechanical genius is chased by a cabal of corporate gangsters who are after her high-tech secret weapon designs! Featuring a story and art by Nathan Fox (DMZ) and a cover by Bengal!

 

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OKKO VOL. 1 (of 5 Volumes)
Mature Themes
6.875”x10.25”, 104 pages, FC)
Price: $19.99
Author(s): Hub
Artist(s): Hub
Cover Artist(s): Hub

The first volume of Archaia’s lusciously illustrated samurai series, translated from its original French, is back in print! In Cycle of Water, when pirates kidnap Tikku’s sister, Little Carp, the young fisherman enlists the ronin, Okko, and his group of demon hunters to find her.

 

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OKKO VOL. 3 (of 5 Volumes)
Mature Themes
6.875”x10.25”, 104 pages, FC
Author(s): Hub
Artist(s): Hub
Cover Artist(s): Hub

Archaia goes back to press on the third volume of French creator Hub’s supernatural ronin series set in the Pajan Empire. In Cycle of Air, Okko assists a woman that has retreated into a profound silence, haunted by a strange force that has started to prowl over the region. BOOM! STUDIOS TPBs

 

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THE HYPERNATURALS VOL. 3
All Ages
7x10, 128 pages, FC, SC
Price: $16.99
Author(s): Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning
Artist(s): Tom Derenick & Andres Guinaldo
Cover Artist(s): Francesco Mattina

With the galaxy on the brink of complete destruction and nowhere else to turn, the Hypernaturals must work with their most dangerous enemy if they want to save the Quantinuum. It's a fight for survival as the world as we know it teeters on the edge of annihilation..

Collecting 9-12 of the critically acclaimed series, THE HYPERNATURALS Volume 3 sees Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, the superstar writing duo behind ANNIHILATION and GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, team up with fan-favorite artists Tom Derenick (JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA) and Andres Guinaldo (NIGHTWING) to take cosmic super-heroes to an all-new frontier!

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ROBOCOP VOL. 2: LAST STAND PART 1
Mature Themes
7x10, 112 pages, FC, SC
Price: $14.99
Story: Frank Miller
Sequential Adaptation: Steven Grant
Artist(s): Korkut Öztekin
Cover Artist(s): Declan Shalvey

From the pages of Frank Miller’s original RoboCop 3 screenplay comes ROBOCOP: LAST STAND. This tale of redemption, revenge, and corruption brings RoboCop’s final chapter to life as he originally envisioned. Sequentially adapted by Steven Grant (PUNISHER: CIRCLE OF BLOOD, 2 GUNS) and illustrated by Korkut Öztekin (HELLRAISER: THE DARK WATCH), this is an event no RoboCop or Frank Miller fan should miss!

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ALIENS VS PARKER TP
7x10, 112 pages, FC, SC
Price: $14.99
Author(s): Paul Scheer & Nick Giovannetti
Artist(s): Manual Bracchi
Cover Artist(s): Joshua Covey

GAME OVER

Set in the not so distant future, a group of Space-Ex employees spend their days doing what they always do: loading and unloading cargo all over the universe and playing video games. That is, until they have to deliver a "classified" package to the most dangerous planet in the galaxy. The rag-tag team of slackers, malcontents, and gamers must put all their skills (or lack thereof) to the test if they want to survive.

From comedian Paul Scheer (Adult Swim's NTSF: SD: SUV: : ) and writer Nick Giovannetti, with art by rising star Manuel Bracchi, comes a sci-fi action comedy perfect for fans of Shaun of the Dead and alien farts.

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ADVENTURE TIME MATHEMATICAL EDITION VOL. 3 HC
All Ages
7.5 x 11, 144 pages, FC, HC
Price: $34.99
Author(s): Ryan North
Artist(s): Shelli Paroline & Braden Lamb
Cover Artist(s): Stephanie Gonzaga

Finn, Jake and Marceline only want to do one thing…PLAY TOTALLY RAD VIDEO GAMES! But some evil wizard has given BMO a virus! Will the heroes be able to save their friend in time? Don’t miss these brand new adventures, written by acclaimed cartoonist Ryan North (DINOSAUR COMICS) and drawn by the hottest team in all-ages comics, Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb (ICE AGE).

This totally mathematical hardcover edition features never-before-seen extras, including an inside look into the making of the ADVENTURE TIME comic!

 

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GARFIELD VOL. 3
All Ages
7 x 10, 112 pages, FC, SC
Price: $13.99
Author(s): Mark Evanier
Artist(s): Gary Barker & Andy Hirsch
Cover Artist(s): Gary Barker & Dan Davis

The latest collection of Garfield’s return to comic books sends the gang into some wacky adventures, as Odie makes a new friend, Pet Force takes on a scary team of Super-Villains, and Garfield faces his most fearsome foe, the Lasagna Monster!

Mark Evanier, Gary Barker, Andy Hirsch and an amazing group of guest artists bring home even more fun with the Fat Cat.

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