DARK HORSE COMICS December 2015 Solicitations

Dark Horse December 2015 cover
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Abe Sapien #29
Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Max Fiumara (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Dec 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Abe meets a prophetic young woman who knows the truth about his role in what’s coming.
“Definitely a fun read.”—Comic Vine
“This series is one of my favourites of the year.”—Bloody Disgusting

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Adam.3 #5 (of 5)
Scott Kolins (W/A/Cover)
On sale Dec 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Critically acclaimed creator Scott Kolins (Flash, Avengers) smashes this last issue of Adam.3! The ultimate conclusion! Everyone is a monster! Adam’s infected island home is rocked to its core! Secrets are revealed! A cure is found—but at what price? Who survives? Find out in S.E.E.D.S. Part 5: “Sacrifice”! “A bold step in a new direction.”—Comic Book Resources
“A solid world to continue building upon.”—Newsarama
"Not only is Adam.3 ambitious and beautiful—it is revolutionary as well.”—Comics Bulletin
 

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“Kiernan is the poet and the bard of the wasted and the lost.”—Neil Gaiman
Alabaster: The Good, the Bad, and the Bird #1 (of 5)
Caitlín R. Kiernan (W), Daniel Warren Johnson (A), Carlos Badilla (C), and Greg Ruth (Cover)
On sale Dec 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
A new evil haunts the sun-scorched back roads and ghost towns of the American South—murderous twins who command a legion of ghouls. Once again, Dancy Flammarion must face down demons: both those who walk the world unchallenged and those in her own shattered mind.
• Winner of the Bram Stoker Award! “A fresh take on the terrible creatures that lurk in the shadows.”—Comic Book Resources
 

BEGINNING OF THE FINAL ARC

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Angel & Faith Season 10 #21
Victor Gischler (W), Will Conrad (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Scott Fischer (Cover), and Mike Norton (Variant cover)
On sale Dec 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Attacks in London’s Magic Town by Archaeus and Drusilla’s vampires reach a fever pitch, putting Angel and Faith back on their heels. In an attempt to turn the tables on the Big Bads, Faith seeks their new hideout and Angel walks into a trap—on purpose!

Archie Archives Volume 12 HC
Bill Vigoda (A), Bob Montana (A), and Ray Gill (A)
On sale Feb 10
FC, 240 pages
$59.99
HC, 7"x 10" If there’s trouble, Archie’s usually in the middle of it! Adventure abounds for Archie, gal pals Betty and Veronica, and the voracious Jughead. These lovingly restored tales of high-school romance, malt-shop gatherings, pranks gone horribly wrong, close shaves, and terminally annoyed teachers are sure to delight readers of all ages!Collecting every Archie appearance from Archie Comics #37–#39, Pep Comics #73–#75, and Laugh Comics #32–#34.
• Foreword by Mark Waid writer of the new Archie series!
 

Never-before-seen art from the hit video game!
The Art of Mirror’s Edge Catalyst HC
DICE (W/A)
On sale Feb 10
FC, 184 pages
$39.99
HC, 9"x 12"
Take a behind-the-scenes journey into the richly detailed yet minimalist futuristic, totalitarian universe of Mirror’s Edge with this oversized hardcover art book! Each glossy page is jam packed with never-before-seen art, commentary, and insight from the creators of the game! Fans and newcomers alike won’t want to miss this beautiful art-book experience!
• Features commentary from the game’s creators and never-before-seen art!
• Dive into the universe of the game that won the Game Chronicles award for Biggest Surprise of E3 2013!

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Barb Wire #6
Chris Warner (W), Patrick Olliffe (P), Tom Nguyen (I), Wes Dzioba (C), and Adam Hughes (Cover)
On sale Dec 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing Grilled like a tough steak by mysterious federal agents, Barb Wire recounts her very first solo bounty hunt. What looks like an easy-money walk in the park quickly turns to a holy-@#$% run for survival as Barb discovers that her skip is hot property . . . and his pursuers don’t play!
Barb Wire is bold and fast-paced.”—Comic Book Resources
“Not a series you should sleep on.”—Geeked Out Nation

Barb Wire Book 1: Steel Harbor Blues TP
Chris Warner (W), Patrick Olliffe (P), Tom Nguyen (I), Gabe Eltaeb (C), and Adam Hughes (Cover)
On sale Feb 17
FC, 96 pages
$14.99
TP, 7" x 10"
Hard as nails and hot as hell, badass bounty hunter Barb Wire rides the meanest streets of America’s toughest town: Steel Harbor, USA. Barb tracks gangsters who can punch through walls and crush cars like beer cans, but it’s a living. Call her a bitch—just don’t call her babe! Collects Barb Wire #1–#4.
• Cover by Adam Hughes!
“A refreshing return for the ’90s bombshell.”—Snap Pow
 

From the pages of Hellboy!

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B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #138
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Laurence Campbell (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Dec 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
The Black Flame has returned and is wreaking havoc on the Hudson River! Panya and Kate try to psychically help from BPRD headquarters while Liz and Johann battle the Black Flame to stop him from destroying New York City.
“Undoubtedly earns a solid buy rating.”—Multiversity Comics
“Highest possible recommendation.”—SciFiPulse

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #22
Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)
On sale Dec 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Willow’s loyalties to Buffy are questioned when she makes a decision behind the Slayer’s back . . . Are the besties growing apart? Also unknown to Buffy, Spike has a conversation with an old friend that leads him to question the patterns of his relationship with Buffy.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 Volume 4: Old Demons TP
Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)
On sale Feb 10
FC, 136 pages
$18.99
TP, 7" x 10"
Buffy needs serious backup. With an ultimate Big Bad, Archaeus, connected to so many from the Slayer’s past, she’s calling in reinforcements—and saying to hell with the awkward consequences. As the gang get closer to Archaeus, the extent of his plans and their connection to the new rules of magic are revealed. Collects Buffy Season 10 #16–#20.
“The most consistently good of the post-series Buffy comics to date.”—Comic Book Resources
“Perfect reading in every way.”—SciFiPulse
 

WRITTEN BY LARRY HAMA!

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III #2 (of 6)
Larry Hama (W), Marcelo Ferreira (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Anthony Palumbo (Cover)
On sale Dec 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Hendricks and Taylor’s mission to take out an enemy operative leads them from Helsinki, Finland, deep into the Arctic Circle . . . and deeper into a deadly conspiracy! The official prequel to the anticipated game Call of Duty®: Black Ops III delivers high-caliber thrills in the war-torn world of the distant future!
• The gaming phenomenon takes comics by storm!

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Colder: Toss the Bones #4 (of 5)
Paul Tobin (W) and Juan Ferreyra (A/Cover)
On sale Dec 30
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Declan and Nimble Jack square off in the final battle for Declan’s sanity! Now, as he engages in a desperate gambit to outwit Jack, Declan may have to sacrifice his life if he doesn’t want to lose his mind!
• Written by Eisner Award winner Paul Tobin!
“The best series on the stands right now.”—IGN
 

Conan’s greatest ordeal!

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Conan the Avenger #21
Fred Van Lente (W), José Luis (A), Andy Owens (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Paul Renaud (Cover)
On sale Dec 30
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
A false queen—the evil twin sister of the rightful ruler—sits on the throne of Khauran. After quashing Conan’s brief rebellion against the impostor, the brutal mercenary leader Constantius orders the Cimmerian to be crucified.
Now, Conan will suffer the most agonizing ordeal of his life.
•  Featuring the most famous sequence in the Conan canon: Conan’s crucifixion!

Conan Volume 18: The Damned Horde TP
Fred Van Lente (W), Brian Ching (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Dan Scott (Cover)
On sale Feb 3
FC, 152 pages
$19.99
TP, 7" x 10"
Conan and his allies are thrown into battle against an army of brigands! Conan enters into an uncertain alliance to steal a legendary treasure—and in the shadows a great evil lurks, awaiting its chance to destroy him! Collects issues #7–#12.
“Our favorite barbarian is still in very good hands with Dark Horse.”—Newsarama
“Newcomers will find this an easy gateway into Conan’s world.”—IGN

Creepy Archives Volume 23 HC
Various (W/A)
On sale Feb 17
b&w, 240 pages
$49.99
HC, 8 3/8" x 10 7/8"
Creepy ArchivesVolume 23 collects issues #108 through #111 of Warren Publishing’s classic horror anthology! Devious demons, domineering devils, vindictive aliens, and jealous mutants abound! Featuring celebrated creators Archie Goodwin, Bruce Jones, Alfredo Alcala, Bill DuBay, Jose Ortiz, Klaus Janson, and many others!
 

PAUL LEVITZ COMES TO DARK HORSE!

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Dark Horse Presents #17
Paul Levitz (W), Alex de Campi (W), Dennis Calero (W/A), Brendan McCarthy (W/A), Shawn Aldridge (W), Carla Speed McNeil (W/A), David Chelsea (W/A), Tim Hamilton (A/Cover), Jerry Ordway (A), and Julius Gopez (A)
On sale Dec 16
FC, 56 pages
$4.99
Ongoing
Paul Levitz and Tim Hamilton premiere Brooklyn Blood! In a precinct not known for murder, a killer is on the loose. If Detective Billy O’Connor’s PTSD doesn’t get in the way, he may be able to help his partner Nadira Hasan solve this eerie case.
This issue also features new chapters of Carla Speed McNeil’s Finder,Shawn Aldridge and Julius Gopez’s Last Act, Dennis Calero’s The Suit, and David Chelsea’s Sandy and Mandy. Alex de Campi and Jerry Ordway’s Semiautomagic and Brendan McCarthy’s Dream Gang conclude!
• Eisner, Harvey, and Stumptown Award winner!

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Dead Vengeance #3 (of 4)
Bill Morrison (W/P/Cover), Tone Rodriguez (P), and Keith Champagne (I)
On sale Dec 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
As Madame Cansino helps John Doe to uncover the mystery of his bizarre resurrection, a new menace is revealed in the form of her jealous would-be lover!
• A noir horror story by Bill Morrison (The Simpsons)!
 

THE FINAL, FRIGHTENING ISSUE!

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Death Head #6 (of 6)
Zack Keller (W), Nick Keller (W), Joanna Estep (A), Kelly Fitzpatrick (C), and E. M. Gist (Cover)
On sale Dec 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
The Doctor is in . . . and he’s making a house call. In this climactic battle, the Burton family must finally work together or be torn apart forever. After all of the death and destruction, the shocking truth behind the Plague Doctor is finally revealed.
•  Zack Keller is a writer for Telltale Games, known for their The Walking Dead,Game of Thrones, and Tales from the Borderlands series!
 

Greg Rucka writes Dragon Age!

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Dragon Age: Magekiller #1 (of 5)
Greg Rucka (W), Carmen Carnero (P), Terry Pallot (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Sachin Teng (Cover)
On sale Dec 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Greg Rucka begins an all-new story set in the immersive dark-fantasy world of Dragon Age!
Tessa and Marius are mercenary partners, eliminating those who use blood magic to hurt others, but when a powerful patron employs them, they realize this next job may be their last . . .
• The beginning of a new adventure set in the world of Thedas!
• An essential addition to the Dragon Age canon!
• Perfect entry point into this epic dark-fantasy world!

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Eerie #8
Justin Jordan (W), Jen Van Meter (W), TK (A), Tony Parker (A), Kelly Williams (A), and Jim Pavelec(Cover)
On sale Dec 9
b&w, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Sing scary carols with Cousin Eerie! Featuring frightful familial fables from fiction’s fantastically fearsome fabulists, including Justin Jordan, Jen Van Meter, Tony Parker, Kelly Williams, and many more! Pick up your Yuletide ghoul guide!

The Eltingville Club HC
Evan Dorkin (W/A/Cover)
On sale Feb 10
FC, 144 pages
$19.99
HC, 8"x 11"
Take-no-prisoners trivia-offs. Pill-fueled Twilight Zone marathons. Fan interventions. Here is the ultimate word on the fugly side of fandom, collecting every Eltingville story from Dork, House of Fun, and The Eltingville Club #1–#2, three of which won Eisner Awards for Best Short Story. Also features the Northwest Comix Collective alt-comics smackdown and an afterword about the 2002 Adult Swim animated pilot. Definitive, complete, and unashamed, this is fandom at its fan-dumbest, in the mighty Eltingville manner!
“One of the sharpest, harshest, most honest things you’ll read all year.”—Multiversity Comics
“Dorkin’s storytelling is strong on pacing and suspense.”—Comic Book Resources

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EVE: Valkyrie #3 (of 4)
Brian Wood (W), Eduardo Francisco (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Börkur Eiríksson (Cover)
On sale Dec 16
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.
An unknown enemy relentlessly pursues the Valkyries. What is their purpose, and what does their specific interest in Rán mean for the future?
• Full-throttle sci-fi action from writer Brian Wood!
EVE: Valkyrie is the future of gaming—the killer app of virtual reality!
 

The battle for the Holy Grail begins!
Fate/Zero Volume 1 TP
Gen Urobuchi (W), Type-Moon (W), and Shinjiro (A)
On sale Feb 10
FC, 194 pages
$11.99
TP, 5 1/8" x 7 1/4"
Gen Urobuchi and Shinjiro’s prequel to Type-Moon’s Fate saga! Based on the hit novel and anime series, Fate/Zero is a faithful manga adaptation that includes never-before-seen content! The fourth Holy Grail War has begun, and seven magi must summon heroes from history to battle to the death. Only one pair can claim the Grail, though—and it will grant them their wishes!
• The manga adaptation of Gen Urobuchi and Type-Moon’s hit anime and novel series!
• For fans of Blade of the Immortal and Berserk!

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Fight Club 2 #8
Chuck Palahniuk (W), Cameron Stewart (A), Dave Stewart (C), David Mack (Cover), and Steve Morris (Variant cover)
On sale Dec 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Marla and her growing army of child soldiers track her son to a mountain stronghold and lay siege. Tyler takes Sebastian on a dreamland tour to explain human history and the new future Rize or Die has planned. Sebastian, it would seem, is only the latest man in many generations to have his life steered and destroyed by Tyler. The writers of Write Klub are no help whatsoever. • Chuck Palahniuk writes the sequel to Fight Club!
“Some of Cameron Stewart’s best work, ever.”—The Beat
“It’s hard to not be pretty damn excited.”—Nerdist
 

Hilarious history lessons from Peter Bagge!
Founding Fathers Funnies HC
Peter Bagge (W/A/Cover) and Joanne Bagge (C)
On sale Feb 24
FC/b&w, 80 pages
$14.99
HC, 6" x 9"
America’s Founding Fathers were brilliant, brave, forward thinking . . . and ridiculous, at least in the eyes of cartoonist and history buff Peter Bagge! Collecting all Founding Fathers Funnies cartoons from Apocalypse Nerd and Dark Horse Presents, this volume also delivers several brand-new stories and helpful biographical information on the colorful revolutionaries Bagge respectfully skewers!
• A multiple Eisner and Harvey Award winner’s take on American history!
• Great for fans of Action Philosophers and Hark! A Vagrant.

Game of Thrones
3 D Crystal Iron Throne with Illumination Base

On sale Mar 30
$29.99
An otherworldly gold light illuminates the delicate, laser-etched swords of the iconic Iron Throne from the HBO series Game of Thrones in all their detail.
The solid glass rectangular box measures 5 x 5 x 8 cm and sits on a discreet black base with a hidden gold LED element. The stunning effect is best viewed in person; this was one of our most-anticipated items by retailers and fans who saw the prototype at conventions and trade shows.

Ygritte Figure
On sale Mar 16
7” tall
$24.99
Ygritte, quick witted with a temper as fiery as her hair, is a skilled archer living in the frozen wilderness north of the Wall. She is the tempestuous lover of Jon Snow and also his foe in battle.

Margaery Tyrell Figure
On sale Mar 16
7.5” tall
$24.99
Raised an aristocrat, the beautiful and cunning Margaery is the widow of Renly Baratheon and was betrothed to Joffrey until his death. Later wed to the evil Tommen Baratheon, she is imprisoned by the Faith Militant, a victim of Cersei’s schemes. Her fate is still pending as season six of HBO’s series approaches.
 

FROM THE CREATOR OF BERSERK!
Giganto Maxia TP
Kentaro Miura (W/A/Cover)
On sale Feb 3
b&w, 232 pages
$13.99
TP, 5" x 7"
From Berserk creator Kentaro Miura comes Giganto Maxia, a science-fiction/fantasy manga of titanic proportions! One hundred million years in the future, the Empire of Olympus uses colossal mutant beasts to crush its adversaries. Only the gladiator Delos, the mystic Prome, and the titan Gohra can hope to prevent genocide!
• Miura’s Berserk is an international sensation, inspiring wildly popular TV and film anime.

The Goon Library Volume 2 HC
Eric Powell (W/A/Cover)
On sale Feb 3
FC, 416 pages
$39.99
HC, 8" x 12 3/16"
Lonely Street comes under all manner of threats both tragic and hilarious in this deluxe hardcover edition of The Goon.
A mysterious new figure has entered the crime scene and is taking out the Goon’s business operations one by one—systematically intercepting shipments, murdering contacts, and alienating friends. As Goon struggles to keep the city’s organized crime under his control, his mind is haunted by the memories of his darkest moments . . . Collects The Goon Volumes 4–6.
 

IT ALL COMES CRASHING DOWN!

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Groo: Friends and Foes #12
Sergio Aragonés (W/A/Cover), Mark Evanier (W), Stan Sakai (L), and Tom Luth (C)
On sale Dec 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
It’s the grandest of finales as Groo: Friends and Foes wraps up with its twelfth and final issue. By now, everyone should have figured out how and where Kayli, the little girl Groo has been helping to find her father, finds her father. That is, if they’re smarter than Groo, and we hope for their sakes they are. This issue, like all of ’em, comes from the award-winning team of Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier.

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Harrow County #8
Cullen Bunn (W) and Tyler Crook (A/Cover)
On sale Dec 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Kammi has rallied the forsaken haints to her dark cause. Now Emmy may have to make a profound sacrifice if she hopes to protect her kith and kin at the heart of Harrow County.
“If you like creepy, eerie, gory, and scary stories, don’t hesitate to pick this one up.”—ComicWow!
“One of the most haunting comics to come out in some time.”—IGN
 

WERE-JAGUAR? THERE JAGUAR!

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Itty Bitty Hellboy: The Search for the Were-Jaguar #2 (of 4)
Art Baltazar (W/A/Cover) and Franco (W)
On sale Dec 23
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries
The discovery of the Were-Jaguar distracts Hellboy and his friends from trying to explain the Right Hand of Doom to the island’s residents! What’s that button on Roger’s chest? Why is the Were-Jaguar so friendly? And what do evil Karl and Rasputin want with the beast?
• New story in the Eisner Award–winning series!
• Great laughs for all ages!

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Joe Golem #2 (of 5)
Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Patric Reynolds (A), Dave Stewart (C), and David Palumbo (Cover)
On sale Dec 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Joe Golem finds the Rat Catcher red-handed—pulling children into the canals of Lower Manhattan—and discovers that there’s more behind this creature than he suspected.
• Tie-in to Mignola’s illustrated novel Joe Golem and the Drowning City.
 

The return of a fan-favorite Conan creative team!

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King Conan: Wolves beyond the Border #1 (of 4)
Timothy Truman (W), Tomás Giorello (A/Cover), and José Villarrubia (C)
On sale Dec 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
King Conan grows weary of the crown. When an old soldier visits him with talk of a cursed relic and rumors of Pictish tribes preparing a full-scale invasion on Aquilonia’s borders, Conan eagerly embarks on what could be his final adventure! A fan-favorite team expands on Robert E. Howard’s unfinished “Wolves beyond the Border” tale!
• A perfect companion piece to King Conan: The Hour of the Dragon!

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Kingsway West #2 (of 4)
Greg Pak (W), Mirko Colak (A/Cover), and Wil Quintana (C)
On sale Dec 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
In an Old West overrun with magic, a Chinese outlaw rides to reunite with his wife. But can he escape Colonel Frank Woods’s monstrous posse and a winged and dangerous buffalo soldier?
• Greg Pak (Action Comics) and Mirko Colak team up for a magical western!

The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service: Omnibus Edition Book Three TP
Eiji Otsuka (W), Housui Yamazaki (A), and Bunpei Yorifuji (Cover)
On sale Feb 17
b&w, 632 pages
$19.99
TP, 5 1/8" x 7 1/4" Some manga offer you stories about zombies . . . others, robots . . . others, otaku—but only The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service would offer you a story about a zombie-robot otaku! And that’s just the first of ten cases the Kurosagi gang encounter in Book Three, as strange-but-true rituals and incidents from Japan’s past reemerge as tales of bizarre modern horror! Marriages with the dead . . . human air-defense radar . . . the souls of babies in the bodies of yakuza! And even as a cabal of phantoms seeks to imprison Karatsu’s familiar spirit Yaichi, the Delivery Service face perhaps their greatest challenge yet . . . convincing somebody else to join their club so they don’t lose their meeting space on campus! 

CLASSIC LARA CROFT RETURNS!

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Lara Croft and the Frozen Omen #3 (of 5)
Corinna Bechko (W), Randy Green (P), Andy Owens (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Jean-Sébastien Rossbach (Cover)
On sale Dec 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Lara and Carter are trapped in an airfield where the only way out is through a hail of bullets! Can they survive this race against time to gather ancient artifacts and keep them away from cultists who would use these treasures to destroy everything?
• Corinna Bechko writes an all-new miniseries!
“One more way to enjoy the adventures of the classic Lara.”—Polygon

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Lobster Johnson: The Glass Mantis
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Toni Fejzula (A), and Tonci Zonjic (Cover)
On sale Dec 30
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
One-shot
Murder interrupts the opening of a new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum. Lobster Johnson investigates to find out what makes a blown-glass sculpture worth killing for.
• Featuring art from Toni Fejzula (Veil)!
 

The environment’s first responders

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The Massive: Ninth Wave #1 (of 6)
Brian Wood (W), Garry Brown (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and J. P. Leon (Cover)
On sale Dec 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
In the pages of The Massive, Ninth Wave was struggling to repair a broken world. But before that, they were the preeminent global environmental-rescue unit, taking on criminals, polluters, politicians, and rogue states. The Massive: Ninth Wave tells these stories in a stylish, high-action, done-in-one format, reuniting the entire creative team from the original series. • Praise for Brian Wood’s The Massive:
The Massive is everything readers have come to expect from Wood: provocative, original, and fiercely intelligent.”—Comic Book Resources
“A gripping read.”—IGN
“Absolutely perfect.”—ComicBook.com

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Mirror’s Edge: Exordium #4
Christofer Emgård (W), Daniele Di Nicuolo (A), Davi Comodo (C), and Robert Sammelin (Cover)
On sale Dec 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Things are reaching the boiling point as Faith Connors discovers potential new allies but receives a dire ultimatum. Her entire future is at stake—which path will she choose? Witness the pivotal moments in her life leading up to one of the most anticipated video games of 2016, Mirror’s Edge™ Catalyst!
• Dive into the universe of the game that won the Game Chronicles award for Biggest Surprise of E3 2013!
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst has several nominations and awards for Most Anticipated and Most Wanted.
 

SHE CAN SOLVE ANY MYSTERY BUT HER OWN!

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Mystery Girl #1
Paul Tobin (W), Alberto Alburquerque (A/Cover), and Marissa Louise (C)
On sale Dec 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Trine Hampstead knows everything. Ask her a question like “Where are my keys?” or “Is he cheating on me?” or “How are there perfectly preserved mammoths in recent ice?” and she just knows. She’s the Mystery Girl. The only thing Trine doesn’t know is how she knows—or anything else from the last ten years of her life.
• A new series from the Eisner-winning cocreator of Bandette!
• For fans of Marvel Girl and iZombie!
 

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FINAL ISSUE!
Past Aways #9
Matt Kindt (W), Scott Kolins (A/Cover), and Bill Crabtree (C)
On sale Dec 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
It’s the end of the road for the intrepid Past Aways! Will infighting destroy the team and consign them to the footnotes of history, or will their heroic return mark them as the greatest explorers of all time? Find out at last!
“Because this is a Kindt title, there has to be a kicker, and Past Aways has one hell of a kicker.” —Comics Bulletin

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The Paybacks #4
Donny Cates (W), Eliot Rahal (W), Geoff Shaw (A/Cover), and Lauren Affe (C)
On sale Dec 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Everyone’s favorite superhero repo squad finally confront the shadowy organization that’s been offing bankrupt heroes, and they work out their differences with poise and civility. No, actually, they fight. But one of the Paybacks is fed up with the life of indentured servitude and decides it’s time to default . . . no matter the cost!

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Plants vs. Zombies #7
Paul Tobin (W), Andie Tong (A/Cover), Brian Churilla (A), and Matthew J. Rainwater (C)
On sale Dec 16
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
Sun-powered, plant-driven speedsters vs. imp-powered, zombie-driven hot rods! Let the races begin! Crazy Dave takes on the incredibly tough Don’t Blink video game—and he also challenges Dr. Zomboss to a race to determine the future of Neighborville! Inventive Zomboss cars and souped-up zombie rigs are getting ready for another invasion!

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare #3 (of 3)
Paul Tobin (W), Jacob Chabot (A/Cover), and Matthew J. Rainwater (C)
On sale Dec 23
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries
Leading into the Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 video game, this series shows how Crazy Dave, a group of tenacious plants, and some surprise visitors from the past and the future team up to combat Dr. Zomboss’s upgraded army!
• This series is for zombie apocalypse and video game fans of all ages!

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Power Cubed #4 (of 4)
Aaron Lopresti (W/P/Cover), Marc Deering (I), and Hi-Fi (C)
On sale Dec 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Dr. Cruel is forcing Kenny to use his cube’s near-limitless power in a bizarre plan for world domination and . . . love? But Kenny is through with letting other people run his life. With his robot friends at his side and a secret agent at his back, Kenny’s finally ready to take control!
 

AN ART-BOOK EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER!
Rainbow Children: The Art of Camilla d’Errico Volume 3 HC
Camilla d’Errico (W/A/Cover)
On sale Feb 3
FC, 112 pages
$24.99
HC, 8 1/2" x 11"
Camilla d’Errico is a world-renowned painter, illustrator, comic artist, and toy and clothing designer. This gorgeous hardcover compilation of her artwork is the perfect addition to the collection of anyone that appreciates her fine art and manga-inspired style! Both beautiful and haunting, her paintings will mesmerize and enthrall all who look upon them!
• An art-book collection of one of the most popular pop artists of a generation!
“Camilla’s artwork brings a smile to the observer’s face and her merchandise helps transport the consumer to a magical odyssey, coloring their world and inspiring their life.”—Examiner
 

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Enlist for this one-shot story!
Rebels #9
Brian Wood (W), Andrea Mutti (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and Tula Lotay (Cover)
On sale Dec 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Before the Revolutionary War, across the Ohio River Valley, numerous forts were built to claim and hold valuable territory. Meet Stone Hoof, a young Native American who falls in with a crew of white settlers during the French and Indian War.
• From best-selling writer Brian Wood (The Massive, DMZ, Northlanders).
“A good comic book full of solid characterization and beautiful art.”—Comic Book Resources

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The Rook #3 (of 4)
Steven Grant (W), Paul Gulacy (A/Cover), and Jesus Aburto (C)
On sale Dec 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Trapped by vicious morlocks in humanity’s doomed future, Restin Dane must confront the paradoxical conundrum of his lineage if he hopes to truly embrace his destiny!
• The return of the internationally acclaimed Warren Publishing classic!

Sherlock Holmes: Crime Alleys HC
Sylvain Cordurié (W), Alessandro Nespolino (A), Axel Gonzalbo (C), and Ronan Toulhoat (Cover)
On sale Feb 3
FC, 104 pages
$17.99
HC, 7" x 10"
When members of England’s literati begin disappearing without ransom or a trace, Sherlock Holmes springs into action! But the mastermind behind the abductions may prove too cunning even for the great detective!
• The second follow-up to the thrilling Sherlock Holmes and the Vampires of London!

Sleepless and Other Stories: David Chelsea’s 24-Hour Comics Volume 2 HC
David Chelsea (W/A/Cover)
On sale Feb 3
b&w, 168 pages
$19.99
HC, 6" x 9"
Six strange 24-hour comics in one deluxe hardcover volume! Strictly following rules devised by Scott McCloud (Understanding Comics), David Chelsea has created six inspired improvisations—each drawn in a single day! This hardcover collection is filled with experimentation, witty pun play, and inventive scenarios!
“[David Chelsea] has mastered his art and he has a wicked sense of humor.”—Comics Grinder

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The Steam Man #3 (of 5)
Mark Alan Miller (W), Joe R. Lansdale (W), Piotr Kowalski (A/Cover), and Kelly Fitzpatrick (C)
On sale Dec 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
As the stranded monster hunters attempt to rehabilitate their crippled Steam Man, the Dark Rider makes ready his own war machine! Now, as the shadow of death looms overhead, can the intrepid crew raise the steam-powered titan in time to prevent untold destruction?
• Cowritten by Joe R. Lansdale (Cold in July) and beautifully illustrated by Piotr Kowalski (Sex).
“A crazy Wild West premise with some beautiful art.”—Bloody Disgusting


“[Paul Cornell] He writes kick-ass comic books.”—George R. R. Martin

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This Damned Band #5 (of 6)
Paul Cornell (W), Tony Parker (A/Cover), and Lovern Kindzierski (C)
On sale Dec 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
It’s the last leg of Motherfather’s world tour, and all hell is about to break loose . . . literally! Someone’s been in league with Lucifer all along—but who? Find out in the best seats in the house, courtesy of Paul Cornell (Wolverine, Action Comics) and Tony Parker (Mass Effect: Foundation)!
• From Eagle Award winning, New York Times best-selling author Paul Cornell!
 

Art is a Weapon

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The Tomorrows #6 (of 6)
Curt Pires (W), Kevin Zeigler (A/Cover), Adam Metcalfe (C), and Dylan Todd (Cover)
On sale Dec 30
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
An ocean in between the waves. A threat from another reality. The death of everything. Only the Tomorrows can save us. The finale to volume 1 of the hottest comic in the multiverse is here!

Vampire Hunter D Volume 23: Iriya the Berserker TP
Hideyuki Kikuchi (W) and Yoshitaka Amano (A/Cover)
On sale Feb 17
b&w, 180 pages
$11.99
TP, 5 1/8" x 7 1/4"
She might just look like an ordinary—if beautiful—young woman, but Iriya is anything but ordinary! A ruthless warrior clad in red armor, Iriya is a Hunter determined to exterminate the vampires that were once her parents and siblings. Now, half-vampire, half-human D has to decide to offer his assistance, get out of the way, or have a dangerous battle on his hands!
• A new female action hero joins the Vampire Hunter D mythos!
• The Vampire Hunter D series celebrates its tenth year at Dark Horse!
 

Alan Moore! Neil Gaiman!
Will Eisner’s The Spirit: The New Adventures HC (Second Edition)
Various (W/A)
On sale Feb 10
FC, 240 pages
$24.99
HC, 6 5/8" x 10 3/16"
In 1997, Will Eisner gave permission for a new series of Spirit stories to be commissioned, written and drawn by the most famous names in the comics industry. The call went out, and the response was nothing short of remarkable, with contributions from such creators as Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, Neil Gaiman, Paul Chadwick, and Eddie Campbell.
• Features a previously unpublished story by Gary Chaloner, as well as new Will Eisner sketches!
 

THE ZONE ISN’T BIG ENOUGH FOR THE TWO OF THEM . . .
The Zone Continuum TP
Bruce Zick (W/A/Cover)
On sale Feb 24
b&w, 128 pages
$15.99
TP, 7" x 10"
High atop the New York City skyline, an invisible war has raged for generations. As two nigh-immortal champions brawl for dominance of the ever-shrinking extradimensional Zone 27, the populace below remain oblivious of the cataclysm that could cause their annihilation from the rooftops above!
• Comics veteran Bruce Zick revisits his dystopian opus!
“Zick’s art is a big draw for the series. The artist provides some psychedelic art with a small dash of Kirby and Mike Mignola’s Hellboy.”—Comic Book Therapy

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