DARK HORSE COMICS November 2015 Solicitations

Dark Horse November 2015 solicitations
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Abe Sapien #28
Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Max Fiumara (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Nov 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Monstrosities continue to spill out of the destruction Abe saw in Florida as he meets someone with answers about his role in the worldwide disaster.
• Kicking off a two-parter full of revelations!

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Adam.3 #4 (of 5)
Scott Kolins (W/A/Cover)
On sale Nov 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Scott Kolins(The Flash, The Avengers) continues his career highlight with “Death”—part four of S.E.E.D.S. How can Adam survive when his paradise has transformed into a haunting nightmare? Family and friends all seem lost as the infectious monster JRMM reveals a new, dark secret! DO. NOT. MISS.

Age of Reptiles: Ancient Egyptians TP
Ricardo Delgado (W/A/Cover) and Ryan Hill (C)
On sale Jan 6
FC, 120 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”
Ricardo Delgado’sAge of Reptiles series returns and marks a bold, new direction in wordless storytelling! The steaming swamps of Cretaceous Africa teem with prehistoric life and primordial danger in a tale filled with villains, victims, and one of the most dangerous and unpredictable protagonists ever created—the lone, lonely antihero Spinosaurus aegyptiacus. Collects Age of Reptiles: Ancient Egyptians #1-#4.

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Angel & Faith Season 10 #20
Victor Gischler (W), Will Conrad (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Scott Fischer (Cover), and Mike Norton (Variant cover)
On sale Nov 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Angel, Faith, and Fred have only just begun to delve into the plans that Drusilla and the Big Bad Archaeus have made for London’s Magic Town. With Nadira in danger and so many unknowns—including how to fight against this demon that is literally a part of Angel, Drusilla, and Spike—the team has to quickly gain distance on a long road . . .
“Victor Gischler, Will Conrad and Michelle Madsen are the right team to handle Angel & Faith.”—All-Comic

Angel & Faith Season 9 Library Edition Volume 3 HC
Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)
On sale Jan 13
FC, 288 pages
$29.99
HC, 8” x 12 3/16”
When a demon from Giles’s past reemerges in London, it gives Angel the opportunity he’s been waiting for: capturing the final piece of the late Watcher’s soul. Faith’s Slayer comrades discover her long-standing relationship with public enemy number one, Angel. And if that wasn’t enough, Slayers start turning into zombies! Collects Angel & Faith Volumes 4 and 5.
• Expanded sketchbook and deluxe oversized format.

Baltimore Volume 6: The Cult of the Red King HC
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Christopher Golden (W), Peter Bergting (A), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Jan 6
FC, 144 pages
$24.99
HC, 7” x 10”
Continuing his quest to destroy the Red King, Lord Baltimore heads to the icy Baltic Sea and northern Russia, but he finds witchcraft in the streets of St. Petersburg and evil in its shadows. With new allies and fearsome new enemies, Baltimore continues his battle to save the world from the Red King. But as his path grows darker, he may not only lose his way but those closest to him as well. Collects Baltimore: The Cult of the Red King #1–#5.

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Barb Wire #5
Chris Warner (W), Patrick Olliffe (P), Tom Nguyen (I), Gabe Eltaeb (C), and Adam Hughes (Cover)
On sale Nov 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing After yet another bruising run-in with a superpowered psychopath, bounty hunter Barb Wire finds herself in the custody of shadowy federal agents who will stop at nothing to extract the information they seek. Barb has two ways to go: the hard way or the harder way!
“Barb Wire, the baddest bounty hunter around, is back.”—Comic Book Resources

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B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #137
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Laurence Campbell (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Nov 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
The BPRD send their two strongest champions to assist in the destruction of the Black Flame, and with the help of their newest ally’s incredible weapon, things are finally looking up.
“I think the book is super on point right now and it feels like they're just getting some of the chess pieces in the right place before something big. I'm really excited to find out what that is.” —Multiversity Comics

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #21
Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)
On sale Nov 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Demon invasions are becoming a worldwide threat, and Buffy is tasked with convincing the vampire community that they should help fight the invasions. But to win them over, Buffy and Spike have to triumph in one-on-one battles with the finest vampires around—and Harmony is organizing the event!

 

 

 

 

 

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THE FUTURE OF WARFARE IS HERE!
Call of Duty: Black Ops III #1 (of 6)
Larry Hama (W), Marcelo Ferreira (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Benjamin Carré (Cover)
On sale Nov 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
The hit game franchise comes to comics! A prequel to the highly anticipated game, the Call of Duty®: Black Ops III comic book series follows an elite group of soldiers as they wage a secret war across a futuristic, war-torn world transformed by technology. In the bullet-ridden first issue, the team infiltrates Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to take down a double agent . . . but as they close in, they uncover something much more sinister at hand.
• Written by decorated comicsveteran Larry Hama!

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Colder: Toss the Bones #3 (of 5)
Paul Tobin (W) and Juan Ferreyra (A/Cover)
On sale Nov 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
When Nimble Jack becomes your roommate, there’s no telling what kind of insanity will pay the rent. The Eisner-nominated series continues!
Visually, this book is leaps and bounds above 99% of the other books on the stands.” —IGN

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Conan the Avenger #20
Fred Van Lente (W), Brian Ching (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Paul Renaud (Cover)
On sale Nov 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
An evil witch secretly takes the place of her twin sister, the beloved queen of Khauran, and seizes control of the kingdom. But Conan, captain of the royal guard, sees through the witch’s ruse—can the Cimmerian stand against her villainous ally Constantius and the might of his mercenary army?
• The beginning of a new story arc—a great jumping-on point!
Eisner, Harvey, and Stumptown award winner!

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Dark Horse Presents #16
Brendan McCarthy (W/A/Cover), Carla Speed McNeil (W/A), Dennis Calero (W/A), Shawn Aldridge (W), Alex de Campi (W), David Chelsea (W/A), Todd Mignola (W), Mike Mignola (W/A/Cover), Julius Gopez (A), and Jerry Ordway (A)
On sale Nov 18
FC, 56 pages
$5.99
Ongoing
A SPECIAL FLIPBOOK ISSUE! Behind a Brendan McCarthy cover in this issue, which features the next chapter of his surreal Dream Gang, Dennis Calero’s The Suit returns!
BUT FLIP THE BOOK OVER and find a Mike Mignola Hellboy cover and a special eight-page Hellboy story!
This issue also features new chapters of Carla Speed McNeil’s Finder, Alex de Campi and Jerry Ordway’s Semiautomagic, and Shawn Aldridge and Julius Gopez’s Last Act! And David Chelsea continues a four-issue run on DHP with his strip entitled Sandy & Mandy.

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Dead Vengeance #2 (of 4)
Bill Morrison (W/P/Cover) and Keith Champagne (I)
On sale Nov 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Can the carnival’s fortunetelling femme fatale, Madame Cansino, help the newly reanimated amnesiac John Doe fill in his memory gaps—or will she lead him to his doom?
• Perfect for fans of The Goon!
• From Bill Morrison (The Simpsons)!

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Death Head #5 (of 6)
Zack Keller (W), Nick Keller (W), Joanna Estep (A), Kelly Fitzpatrick (C), and E. M. Gist (Cover)
On sale Nov 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Niles ventures into the deep, dark caves beneath Reyes with  hopes, and fears, of confronting the Plague Doctor. But what he finds only unlocks more riddles to the mysterious related hauntings. At home, the Burton family battle their own personal demons as they discover they’re more connected to the mystery than they realized.
• Zack Keller (cocreator of Dick Figures, the Streamy, IAWTV, and Annie Award–nominated web series with 650 million+ YouTube views) and Nick Keller (Turner of the Century) deliver a supernatural-horror thriller about family and creeping, terrifying murder!

Dream Logic TP
David Mack (W/A/Cover)
On sale Jan 6
FC, 240 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”
Collecting the entire series of Dream Logic by David Mack, this softcover includes further stories, as well as a gallery of artwork, sketches, step-by-step art processes with commentary on Mack’s cover work, the series Kabuki, and other extras.
• Eisner and Harvey Award winner.

The EC Archives: Panic Volume 1 HC
Al Feldstein (W/A/Cover), Nick Meglin (W), Jack Davis (A), Joe Orlando (A), Jack Kamen (A), Wally Wood (A), Bill Elder (A), Basil Wolverton (A), and Carlos Badilla (C)
On sale Jan 27
FC, 216 pages
$49.99
HC, 8 3/16” x 11”
Panic is on the attack! This volume reprints the first six issues of the madcap classic in glorious remastered color and assembles satires supreme from the splendid savvy of Sirs Al Feldstein, Jack Davis, Joe Orlando, Jack Kamen, Wally Wood, Bill Elder, and Basil Wolverton! Collects the complete Panic issues #1–#6 in color for the first time in decades!
Includes the banned early issues!

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ElfQuest: The Final Quest #12
Wendy Pini (W/A/Cover), Richard Pini (W), and Sonny Strait (C)
On sale Nov 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
What happens when you discover who you really are—and realize you never wanted to know that soul-wrenching truth? Nightfall and Redlance lead a band of Wolfriders to try to learn the answer, just as the Wavedancers deliver dire news: the Djun’s warships have arrived. The most game-changing issue of ElfQuest ever!
• Brand-new ElfQuest adventures!
• Collects extras from past and present!

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Over 150,000 Empowered graphic novels in sold!
Empowered Special: PEW! PEW! PEW!
Adam Warren (W/A/Cover) and Rob Porter (Cover)
On sale Nov 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
One-shot
The laser blasts fly as costumed crime fighter Empowered battles a series of puzzlingly rage-fueled supervillains, each one armed with a bigger and more destructive “supergun” than the last. Ah, but might our long-suffering heroine’s own buried resentments and repressed bitterness prove to be her deadliest foes? (SPOILER: Yes, pretty much.)
• All story and art by series creator Adam Warren!

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Brian Wood!
EVE: Valkyrie #2 (of 4)
Brian Wood (W), Eduardo Francisco (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Börkur Eiríksson (Cover)
On sale Nov 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Brian Wood writes the series leading into EVE: Valkyrie—a groundbreaking virtual reality space-dogfighting shooter game from the creators of EVE Online.
Rán seizes the opportunity of a lifetime, using her skills and ingenuity to dominate the field of battle as descent rises and the truth is revealed!
• Based on the upcoming game for the Oculus Rift!

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Fight Club 2 #7
Chuck Palahniuk (W), Cameron Stewart (A), Dave Stewart (C), David Mack (Cover), and Duncan Fegredo (Variant cover)
On sale Nov 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
To survive, Sebastian must pretend to be Tyler. If he can bluff his way into Tyler’s hideout, he can rescue his son. But when he gets word that his wife is dead, he is bereft, and Tyler, ever the troublemaker, insists that Dr. Wrong is the real mastermind who plans to kill them all and seize control of the world. Is there no one Sebastian can trust?

 

 

 

 

Game of Thrones Dragon Egg Bookends
On sale Feb 24
$149.99
Daenerys Targaryen is given three petrified dragon eggs as a gift for her wedding to Khal Drogo. Dark Horse has skillfully replicated all three dragon eggs into a deluxe set of triple bookends! Each dragon egg stands 7” tall on its decorative base, and placed together they are just over 13” wide. Use them as bookends, or proudly display them in all of their statuesque glory!

Game of Thrones Oberyn Martell figure
On sale Mar 16
7” tall
$24.99
Prince Oberyn, also known as the Red Viper of Dorne, is a noteworthy character in HBO’s adaptation of Game of Thrones. One of the most exciting moments in the series is his fight to the death with Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane.

Game of Thrones Grey Worm figure
On sale Mar 16
7 1/2” tall
$24.99
Grey Worm has emerged from slavery to fight for Daenerys as a free man. Skilled at both battle and subterfuge, he is a sly warrior.

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Finally back in print!
Girl Crazy HC
Gilbert Hernandez (W/A/Cover)
On sale Jan 6
b&w, 88 pages
$17.99
HC, 6” x 9”
Kitten, Maribel, and Gaby are childhood friends celebrating their sixteenth birthday. But someone’s missing—their fourth friend, Una, is imprisoned in Tijuana. So the girls set out to give Una the ultimate birthday gift—freedom—even if it means taking on an entire city!
• From Love and Rockets cocreator Gilbert Hernandez!
• Features a cover gallery with art by Gilbert Hernandez and Dave Stevens, Jaime Hernandez, and Chris “Coop” Cooper!

The Goon Plush
On sale Dec 9
Doll measures 7” tall, packaged in non-sealed polybag with hang tag
$19.99
Goon fans don’t need to hide anymore! Cuddle up to this cutified version of Eric Powell’s minion of mayhem, and you’re admitting how sick you really are.
Embrace it!

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Groo: Friends and Foes #11
Sergio Aragonés (W/A/Cover), Mark Evanier (W), Stan Sakai (L), and Tom Luth (C)
On sale Nov 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Groo’s yearlong journey is headed toward its barbaric conclusion! This issue spotlights the Minstrel, the bard who has told tales of Groo far and wide for years now . . . but even he doesn’t know how things will end as Groo ramps up the search for the long-lost father of little Kayli. As always, brought to you by the Eisner-nominated-again team of Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier, with Stan Sakai and Tom Luth.

Groo: Friends and Foes Volume 2 TP
Sergio Aragonés (W/A/Cover), Mark Evanier (W), Stan Sakai (L), and Tom Luth (C)
On sale Jan 27
FC, 96 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”
As the lunkheaded barbarian Groo continues his wandering journey, he stumbles across—and into—the wise Sage, the beautiful swordswoman Chakaal, Weaver and Scribe, and his own sister Grooella! The award-getting team of Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier deliver heaps of their patented silliness! Collects issues #5–#8 of the greatest Groo series of 2015.

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Halo: Escalation #24
Duffy Boudreau (W), Douglas Franchin (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Jean-Sébastien Rossbach (Cover)
On sale Nov 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
“The Absolute Record: Part 6”—The fugitive Dr. Catherine Halsey makes her final, defiant stand against Spartan Commander Palmer in the explosive conclusion of this epic six-part chapter of the Halo® saga by Duffy Boudreau (BlackAcre) and Douglas Franchin (Person of Interest).
• The climactic final issue of the Escalation story line!
• The Halo® franchise has sales eclipsing $4.5 billion over its lifetime!
• An essential addition to the Halo® canon!

Halo: UNSC Pillar of Autumn Ship Replica
On sale Feb 24
$49.99
The UNSC Pillar of Autumn is a Halcyon-class light cruiser ship and first appeared in Halo: Combat Evolved. This highly detailed ship replica comes in at just under 8” long, and display base is included.
 “One of the best horror comics I’ve ever read. Super creepy!”—Josh Williamson (Birthright)

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Harrow County #7
Cullen Bunn (W) and Tyler Crook (A/Cover)
On sale Nov 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
When your twin is the evil half of a dead witch that can control monsters and the undead, a joyful reunion just isn’t in the cards—which means there’s only one option for Emmy: war!
Harrow County is a masterful creation that lingers in the small moments of terror in our daily lives.”—Bloody Disgusting

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Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953—The Witch Tree & Rawhead and Bloody Bones
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Ben Stenbeck (A), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Nov 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
One-shot
As Hellboy continues his journey across England with his mentor, he confronts some of the most horrible figures of British folklore—Rawhead Rex and Bloody Bones.

The Incredible Adventures of Dog Mendonça and PizzaBoy Volume 3: Requiem TP
Filipe Melo (W), Juan Cavia (A/Cover), and Santiago Villa (C)
On sale Jan 20
FC, 128 pages
$12.99
TP, 6” x 9”
Banding together one final time, a world-weary werewolf, a six-thousand-year-old demon, a nervous gargoyle, and a former pizza-delivery boy face a worldwide monster invasion! Dog Mendonça is a hit sensation in its home country of Portugal, and this English-language edition includes a special making-of section and a foreword by legendary horror director and writer Tobe Hooper!
• A celebrated international team delivers a mash-up of humor, horror, and end-of-days drama!
• The final volume in the Dog Mendonça trilogy!

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He’s Itty Bitty and he’s back!
Itty Bitty Hellboy: The Search for the Were-Jaguar #1 (of 4)
Art Baltazar (W/A) and Franco (W)
On sale Nov 25
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries
Aw yeah! Art Baltazar and Franco return to Itty Bitty Hellboy! This time, Hellboy, Abe, Liz, and friends are on a very special quest . . . to deliver underwear to the Island of Rogers! But their mission is suddenly interrupted by the discovery of the strange, mysterious beast known as the were-jaguar!
Itty Bitty Hellboy is bite-sized, adorable Hellboy fun for all ages.”—Comic Vine

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New from Mike Mignola!
Joe Golem: Occult Detective #1 (of 5)
Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Patric Reynolds (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Dave Palumbo (Cover)
On sale Nov 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Forty years after disaster left Lower Manhattan submerged in thirty feet of water, children have begun disappearing below the surface. In this new series, Joe Golem hunts the terrifying creature that has been pulling children into the depths of the canals.
• Tie-in to illustrated novel Joe Golem and the Drowning City!

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King Tiger #4 (of 4)
Randy Stradley (W), Doug Wheatley (A/Cover), and Rain Beredo (C)
On sale Nov 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
King Tiger has used all his strength, expended every weapon, cast his last spell. His adversary is trapped, and Tiger is trapped with it. But Rikki Boyd, the woman whose heart he broke, refuses to let Tiger die alone. When magic fails, can the heart prevail?
King Tiger looks to blend the spirit of classic kung-fu comics with some supernatural mystery for an adventure comic you won’t want to miss.”—Nerdist

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Old West, new magic.
Kingsway West #1 (of 4)
Greg Pak (W), Mirko Colak (A/Cover), and Wil Quintana (C)
On sale Nov 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
After thirteen years in prison, a Chinese gunslinger named Kingsway Law just wants to find his wife. But in a fantastical American Old West crackling with magic, monsters, and racist vigilantes, trouble just won’t leave him be. And in this case, trouble is a woman with a magic sword who needs his help.
• Greg Pak and Mirko Colak (Turok) team up for a magical western!

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Lara Croft and the Frozen Omen #2 (of 5)
Corinna Bechko (W), Randy Green (P), Andy Owens (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Jean-Sébastien Rossbach(Cover)
On sale Nov 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Ancient artifacts are being collected by cultists planning to cause a natural disaster of world-ending scale! Lara must call on former rival Carter Bell’s expertise to stop them, and together they’ll face danger, action, and adventure like never before!
• The original Tomb Raider!
• From Corinna Bechko (Invisible Republic).

Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus Volume 11 TP
Kazuo Koike (W), Goseki Kojima (A), and Frank Miller and Lynn Varley (Cover)
On sale January 6
b&w, 736 pages
$19.99
TP, 5” x 7”
The swords of ?gami Itt? and Retsud? Yagy? stand waiting for the mortal enemies’ final confrontation, but Yagy? is imprisoned in Edo Castle, with conniving poisoner Abeno as his warden. Retsud? has two deadly options—take Abeno’s prepared meals and be slowly poisoned or die of hunger and thirst![AG1]
• The acclaimed classic by Kazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima.
• 736 pages, value priced.
“Like all great literary accomplishments, Lone Wolf and Cub stands out as an important icon.”—Shawn O’Rourke, PopMatters

Midnight Society: The Black Lake TP
Drew Edward Johnson (W/A/Cover) and Lizzy John (C)
On sale Jan 20
FC, 128 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”
Forty years ago, England’s greatest adventurers shattered their friendship, making a terrible choice that would come to haunt humanity. Forty years later, when she’s sent on a desperate rescue operation to Scotland’s Loch Ness, secret agent Matilda Finn faces the consequences of that choice and questions her already-loose ties to human society. Collects Midnight Society: The Black Lake #1–#4.
“A gem of a comic book.”—Oscar Maltby, Newsarama
“Drew Johnson has drawn a beautifully elucidated world . . . The word ‘impeccable’ comes to mind.”—Walter Simonson
“The quality is simply sublime.” —Comic Book Resources

MIND MGMT Volume 6: The Immortals HC
Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover)
On sale Jan 27
FC, 168 pages
$19.99
HC, 7” x 10”
Every sacrifice has led to this! Meru gathers her allies against the Eraser’s new MIND MGMT regime, but the final fight can’t be won with bullets or blades—this is a battle of minds! Collects MIND MGMT #31–#35 and NEW MGMT #1!
New York Times bestseller!
• Foreword by Greg Rucka!
“For the past three years . . . MIND MGMT has been thrilling readers with a story about espionage and psychics. It has also been working very, very hard to make its readers paranoid conspiracy theorists.”—Joshua Rivera, Entertainment Weekly
MIND MGMT is one of comics’ best-kept secrets . . . I wish that everyone was reading this fantastic series.”—Greg McElhatton, Comic Book Resources

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Mirror’s Edge: Exordium #3
Christofer Emgård (W), Mattias Häggström (A), Henrik Sahlström(A), Davi Correia (C), and Robert Sammelin (Cover)
On sale Nov 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
As Faith Connors pushes to prove herself as a Runner, more trouble is brewing on all sides of her life—can she learn a valuable lesson from the city’s oldest Runner? Witness the pivotal moments in her life leading up to one of the most anticipated video games of 2016, Mirror’s EdgeCatalyst!
• Leads directly into the events of the new Mirror’s Edge game!

Oreimo: Kuroneko Volume 4 TP
Tsukasa Fushimi (W) and Sakura Ikeda (A/Cover)
On sale Jan 27
b&w, 168 pages
$10.99
TP, 5 1/8"  x 7 1/4" It’s summer in Japan, and Kirino is back, which can mean only one thing . . . everyone’s second trip together to Comike, the world’s largest fan convention. Kuroneko’s got a stack of her doujinshi (self-published comics) to sell, but who should they all bump into there but the lovely, talented male model Kouki Mikagami . . . who’s been in a photo shoot with Kirino . . . ?
• Spinoff of Oreimo, starring the fan-favorite character Kuroneko.

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Past Aways #8
Matt Kindt (W), Scott Kolins (A/Cover), and Bill Crabtree (C)
On sale Nov 25
FC, 40 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
The death of a teammate is also the death knell for the team, as the act that stranded them in the twenty-first century stands revealed. With a renewed fervor to get home, it’s every Past Away for himself!
Past Aways has one hell of a kicker.”—Comics Bulletin
“It’s great doggone modern storytelling, and I’m one curious puppy who will be back for more next issue.”—Comic Bastards

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The Paybacks #3
Donny Cates (W), Eliot Rahal (W), Geoff Shaw (A/Cover), and Lauren Affe (C)
On sale Nov 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Indebted superheroes keep turning up dead before the Paybacks can collect. What’s worse, Night Knight suspects there’s a traitor in their midst. In perilous circumstances like these, our heroes do the only sensible thing . . . they split up! Hey, these assets ain’t gonna repossess themselves!
“The concept for The Paybacks is brilliant.”—PREVIEWSWorld

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Plants vs. Zombies #6: Grown Sweet Home
Paul Tobin (W), Andie Tong (A/Cover), Brian Churilla (A), and Matthew J. Rainwater (C)
On sale Nov 18
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
The action-packed finale to the imp-filled Grown Sweet Home story arc! Armed with newfound knowledge of humanity, Dr. Zomboss launches a strike at the heart of Neighborville . . . and also sparks a series of all-star plant-versus-zombie brawls! Brian Churilla (Hellbreak, Creepy Comics) draws this month’s bonus stories!
• Eisner Award winner Paul Tobin continues his hilarious PVZ run!
• More than 500,000 PVZ collections sold!

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare HC
Paul Tobin (W), Jacob Chabot (A/Cover), and Matthew J. Rainwater (C)
On sale Jan 13
FC, 80 pages
$9.99
HC, 6” x 9”
Based on the hit video game, this comic tells the story leading up to the events in Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2! Written by Paul Tobin (Bandette) and illustrated by Jacob Chabot (SpongeBob Comics), this is a hilarious, action-packed, all-ages, zombie-fightin’ adventure! Collects Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare #1–#3.

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare #2 (of 3)
Paul Tobin (W), Jacob Chabot (A/Cover), and Matthew J. Rainwater (C)
On sale Nov 25
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries
In this story that ties directly into the hit Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 game, discover how Dr. Zomboss acquires new technology to improve his zombie army! Written by Paul Tobin (Bandette, Banana Sunday) and illustrated by Jacob Chabot (The Mighty Skullboy Army, SpongeBob Comics), this series is for zombie and video game fans of all ages!
• The prequel to the Garden Warfare 2 game!

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Power Cubed #3 (of 4)
Aaron Lopresti (W/A/Cover) and Marc Deering (I)
On sale Nov 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
With his house leveled and his dad abducted, Kenny retreats to the wilderness, along with his matter-transforming cube and his new robot friends, Click and the Power Blaster. But when Dr. Cruel captures his girlfriend, Kenny can’t keep hiding . . . He’ll have to summon the courage and ingenuity he’s not sure he has to save her from the mad scientist’s machinations!
• A weird and wonderful adventure from the atomic mind of Aaron Lopresti (Wonder Woman, Detective Comics).

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Rebels #8
Brian Wood (W), Ariela Kristantina (A), Andrea Mutti (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and Tula Lotay (Cover)
On sale Nov 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Two standalone stories in this issue! Meet Silence Bright, “Liberty’s Daughter,” who runs an underground print shop in occupied Boston in a tale with art by guest artist Ariela Kristantina (Deep State). Main series artist Andrea Mutti returns with “Occupation,” a Seth Abbott story set during the Great Fire of New York that touches on a topic new to Rebels: the freed slaves who fought on the British side.
• Artist Ariela Kristantina joins the fight!
“It’s a standout in the historical comic genre.”—Newsarama

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He’s back!
The Rook #2 (of 4)
Steven Grant (W), Paul Gulacy (A/Cover), and Jesus Aburto (C)
On sale Nov 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
H. G. Wells’s The Time Machine never seemed so real to Restin Dane—especially since he’s living the experience! Thrust into a real-life science-fiction epic, Dane is forced to defend the gentle Eloi from the fearsome Morlocks in a battle for dominance!
• From comics masters Steven Grant and Paul Gulacy!
• The most popular series to ever be introduced in the pages of Eerie!

The Savage Sword of Conan Volume 21 TP
Roy Thomas (W), Rafael Kayanan (P), Mike Docherty (P), John Buscema (P), E. R. Cruz (I), Julie Bell (Cover), and others
On sale Jan 20
b&w, 552 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”
Traveling through Shadizar the Wicked, Conan saves the life of a beautiful noblewoman who promises to help the barbarian free his soul from a bewitched mirror. Plus: Conan meets Solomon Kane—and the reimagining by Eisner Hall of Famers Roy Thomas and John Buscema of Marvel’s very first Conan story! Collecting Conan stories from Marvel’s Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian #213–#222.
• Over 500 pages!

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The Steam Man #2 (of 5)
Mark Alan Miller (W), Joe R. Lansdale (W), Piotr Kowalski (A/Cover), and Kelly Fitzpatrick (C)
On sale Nov 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
The Dark Rider’s tale is one of tragedy and cold-blooded murder. But how did he go from mild-mannered time traveler to the deadliest vampire the Old West has ever known?
• Cowritten by Joe R. Lansdale (Cold in July) and beautifully illustrated by Piotr Kowalski (Sex).

Credit: Dark Horse Comics

This Damned Band #4 (of 6)
Paul Cornell (W), Tony Parker (A/Cover), and Lovern Kindzierski (C)
On sale Nov 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Bassist Alex Lodge owes a lot of money to his . . . “pharmaceutical representatives,” and now they’ve come to collect. With something satanic already afoot in their recording chateau, can the band make it out alive? The Mephistophelean misadventures of Motherfather continue, from Paul Cornell (Wolverine, Action Comics) and Tony Parker (Mass Effect: Foundation)!
• A hilarious documentary-style thrill ride of black magic and rock music!
“He writes kick-ass comic books.”—George R. R. Martin (Game of Thrones)

Credit: Dark Horse Comics

The Tomorrows #5 (of 6)
Curt Pires (W), Liam Cobb (A), Adam Metcalfe (C), and Dylan Todd (Cover)
On sale Nov 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Something is coming through the wormhole. It won’t be pretty. Curt Pires (The Fiction, POP, Mayday) and Liam Cobb (Spread) bring us the latest chapter of The Tomorrows!
• For fans of sci-fi and cyberpunk!
• A brand-new series from celebrated comics author Curt Pires!

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150TH DARK HORSE ISSUE!
Usagi Yojimbo #150
Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)
On sale Nov 18
$3.50
b&w, 24 pages
Ongoing
Usagi meets a European swordsman for the first time, a traveler who makes his mark by defeating Lord Odo’s best samurai! But when the stranger demands to witness a ritualized-suicide ceremony and chooses Tomoe’s old tea master as the victim, the rabbit ronin is caught between honorable tradition and compassion!
• 24 pages, no ads!
• Perfect jumping-on point for new readers!

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Zodiac Starforce #4 (of 4)
Kevin Panetta (W), Paulina Ganucheau (A), and Babs Tarr (Cover)
On sale Nov 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Evil mean girl Diana, powered by the malevolent goddess Cimmeria, is about to overrun the remaining members of the Zodiac Starforce. Can they put their differences aside and unite to free team leader Emma and save the day? It’s gonna mean so much detention for them if they don’t!
• A brand-new series from Kevin Panetta (Bravest Warriors) and Paulina Ganucheau (TMNT: New Animated Adventures, Bravest Warriors) for fans of Sailor Moon, Buffy, and Lumberjanes!
• Cover art by Babs Tarr (Batgirl).
“Your new favorite magical girl team.”—ComicsAlliance
 

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