DARK HORSE February 2016 Solicitations

Dark Horse February 2016 cover
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Credit: Dark Horse Comics
Credit: Dark Horse Comics

Abe Sapien #31
 
Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Sebastián Fiumara (A), Dave Stewart (C), Max Fiumara (Cover), and David Mack (Variant cover)
 
On sale Feb 10
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
 
Our villain reaches his goal—the mythic Black School, where his training began over two hundred years ago. Here he’ll find the answers Abe Sapien himself has sought for years. Strobl may also find the shortcut he needs to restore his place at the end of the world: tyrannizing mankind at the right hand of the devil.
 
• Features a David Mack variant cover!
 
“An outing that gives action, suspense and thrills from beginning to end.”—Unleash the Fanboy
 
 

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Alabaster: The Good, the Bad, and the Bird #3 (of 5)
 
Caitlín R. Kiernan (W), Daniel Warren Johnson (A), Carlos Badilla (C), and Greg Ruth (Cover)
 
On sale Feb 10
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
Dancy Flammarion was content to spend eternity in the nothingness of hell, but when a twisted pair of incestuous bounty hunters initiates a dark ritual, she finds herself unceremoniously cast from the afterlife into the deadly waters of the bayou! Now, new dangers are stalking Dancy, some of whom wear familiar faces . . .
 
“Dancy is a compelling mix of down-home earnestness, savage ferocity, and sullen misery.”—Crave Online
 
“The script is raw and powerful, the characters are dynamic, with brilliant artwork to tie it all together.”—Bloody Disgusting
 
 
 
The original sequel to Aliens!
 
Aliens 30th Anniversary: The Original Comics Series HC
 
Mark Verheiden (W) and Mark A. Nelson (A/Cover)
 
On sale Apr 26
b&w, 184 pages
$39.99
HC, 8” x12”
 
For the thirtieth anniversary of Aliens, Dark Horse is releasing an oversized hardcover edition of the unabridged and unadulterated series!
 
In 1988, Dark Horse’s Aliens, with stunning art by Mark A. Nelson and a script by Mark Verheiden,took the comics market by storm . . . until the release of Alien3 forced the story to change.
 
• First major comics work by Mark Verheiden, who went on to write The Mask, Timecop, Battlestar Galactica, Daredevil, and many other films and television shows.
 
 
 

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Credit: Dark Horse Comics

Angel & Faith Season 10 #23
 
Victor Gischler (W), Will Conrad (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Scott Fischer (Cover), and Mike Norton (Variant cover)
 
On sale Feb 3
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
Archaeus attempts to lure the magic of Magic Town into the dysfunctional family he’s building. But the sentient magic is young, erratic, and a danger to everyone. The team must come together to stop the Big Bad and his malicious plans, but to be a cohesive unit they’ll have to learn to trust each other first.
 
“I fall in love with these characters every time a new issue comes out.”—SciFiPulse
 
 
 

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Barb Wire #8
 
Chris Warner (W), Patrick Olliffe (P), Tom Nguyen (I), Wes Dzioba (C), and Adam Hughes (Cover)
 
On sale Feb 3
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing 
 
Badass bounty hunter Barb Wire has found her target—a former confederate wanted by federal authorities—and a battalion of armed-to-the-teeth agents has found them both. But Avram Roman has become something every bit as dangerous as advertised—less the man, more the Machine!
 
Barb Wire is bold and fast-paced.”—Comic Book Resources
 
“Not a series you should sleep on.”—Geeked Out Nation
 
 
 
 

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B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #140
 
Mike Mignola (W), Cameron Stewart(W/A), Dave Stewart (C), Duncan Fegredo (Cover), and David Mack (Variant cover)
 
On sale Feb 17
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
 
Cameron Stewart (Fight Club 2, Batgirl) returns to the character he developed in B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: Exorcism. Last time we saw Ashley Strode, she’d learned only the most basic aspects of exorcism as the world started to fall apart around her. Now that Hell’s closed its doors and civilization has ground to a halt in the face of the apocalypse, Ashley’s using what she knows to delay the end. A crumbling house in a small town holds bizarre secrets that make Ashley wish she’d stayed with Liz and Kate—because it might take the whole BPRD to handle this. 
 
• Features a David Mack variant cover!
 
 
 
Brody’s Ghost Collected Edition TP
 
Mark Crilley (W/A/Cover)
 
On sale Apr 27
b&w, 600 pages
$24.99
TP, 5 1/4” x 7 1/2”
 
After losing his job and his girlfriend, Brody is haunted by a ghostly teenage girl who says only he can stop a dangerous killer and must undergo training from a centuries-old samurai’s spirit to do it. The hunt becomes personal when Brody learns his ex is destined to be the next victim! Includes all six volumes, plus the color stories from Dark Horse Presents!
 
“Mix a pinch of The Sixth Sense with a dash of The Karate Kid and a bit of The Crow, and you’ll start to get a feel for Brody’s Ghost.”—Wired
 
 
 
 

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #24
 
Christos Gage (W), Megan Levens(A), Dan Jackson (C), Steve Morris (Cover), and Rebekah Isaacs (Variant cover)
 
On sale Feb 17
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
As new jobs, new relationships, and new priorities arise, the Scoobies’ personal feuds are becoming a big issue for the team. When the trail of the Restless Door leads to the Demon Lord’s hideout, the Mistress takes advantage of their discord and presents the team with a terrible decision that could tear them apart.
 
• Writer Christos Gage (Daredevil)heats up Season 10!
 
“Playing with deep, dark emotions, the creative team generate a thrilling sense of suspense, with the dramatic flow keeping this reader hooked to every page.”—Unleash the Fanboy
 
 
 
Call of Duty: Black Ops III #4 (of 6)
 
Larry Hama (W), Marcelo Ferreira (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Anthony Palumbo (Cover)
 
On sale Feb 3
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
The Wet Witch may think she’s safe in the penthouse of yakuza boss Oni Bozu, high above the flooded streets of drowned Tokyo . . . but the team has a strategy to smoke them both out. The thrill-packed prequel to November’s highly anticipated game Call of Duty®: Black Ops III attacks by land, sea, and air.
 
 
 

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Conan the Avenger #23
 
Fred Van Lente (W), Brian Ching (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Paul Renaud (Cover)
 
On sale Feb 24
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
 
A depraved witch rules Khauran in place of her twin sister, plunging the city into debauchery and committing unspeakable atrocities—including blasphemous rites to the malevolent entity Thaug! Can Conan rally an army and prove that the queen is an impostor before it’s too late?
 
“If you’re a Conan fan and you’re not reading this, you should.”—Fandom Post
 
 
 
Crime Does Not Pay Archives Volume 11 HC
 
Various (W/A)
 
On sale Apr 13
FC, 280 pages
$49.99
HC, 7” x 10”
 
Every uncensored page from Crime Does Not Pay issues #62 to #65—collected in a deluxe hardcover! Packed with timeless true-crime tales by artists George Tuska, Fred Guardineer, Dan Barry, Charles Biro, and more! Featuring an insightful new foreword by Charles Brownstein, executive director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund!
 
• Featuring pre-Code work by Tuska, Biro, Guardineer, and others!
 
 
 
Eisner, Harvey, and Stumptown award winner!
 

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Dark Horse Presents #19
 
John Arcudi (W), Rich Woodall (W), Adam P. Knave (W), D.J. Kirkbride (W), Carla Speed McNeil (W/A), Barbara Randall Kesel (W), Paul Levitz (W), Maxim Šimi? (A/Cover), Craig Rousseau (A), Robert Wilson IV (A), Marc Olivent (A), and Tim Hamilton (A)
 
On sale Feb 17
FC, 48 pages
$4.99
Ongoing
 
Appearances aren’t everything in the new story World Away by writer John Arcudi and artist Maxim Šimi?! Pop-star spies also come to DHP in Adam P. Knave, D.J. Kirkbride, and Robert Wilson IV’s Laser Joan and the Rayguns!
 
This issue also features new installments of Paul Levitz and Tim Hamilton’s Brooklyn Blood,Barbara Randall Keseland Marc Olivent’s Sundown Crossroads, Rich Woodall and Craig Rousseau’s Kyrra: Alien Jungle Girl, and Carla Speed McNeil’s Finder.
 
 
 
Greg Rucka!
 

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Dragon Age: Magekiller #3 (of 5)
 
Greg Rucka (W), Carmen Carnero (P), Terry Pallot (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Sachin Teng (Cover)
 
On sale Feb 17
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
 
Cornered by demons and assassins, mercenaries Tessa and Marius are fighting for their lives. While searching for a safe haven, they rescue a village from demons, garnering the attention of the only organization trying to save the world—the Inquisition!
 
• A new adventure taking place during the timeline of Dragon Age: Inquisition.
 
An essential addition to the Dragon Age canon!
 
 
 
Eerie Archives Volume 21 HC
 
Various (W/A)
 
On sale Apr 6
FC, 256 pages
$49.99
HC, 8 3/8” x 10 7/8”
 

The apocalypse arrives! Robots attack, alien invaders descend, and other threats strive to eradicate mankind! Fan-favorite characters the Rook, Darklon, and Hunter return, and Eerie issues #100 to #103 are collected! Brought to you by comic book titans Paul Gulacy, Jim Starlin, Larry Hama, Bill DuBay, Budd Lewis, Leo Duranona, Alfredo Alcala, Jose Ortiz, and more!
 
 

 
 
THE BEST IN ILLUSTRATED SCIENCE-HORROR!
 
Eerie Comics Volume 1: Close Encounters of the Spooky Kind TP
 
Various (W/A)
 
On sale Apr 13
b&w, 168 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”
 
Here comes Cousin Eerie to nudge Uncle Creepy out of the scary spotlight! The terrifying treasury of sinister sci-fi and fearsome fantasy is finally collected in this handsome paperback volume, amassing the inimitable talents of David Lapham, Mike Allred,Jonathan Case, Kelley Jones, and many more! Collects Eerie Comics #1–#8.
 
 
 
Elfquest: The Final Quest Volume 2 TP
 
Wendy Pini (W/A/Cover), Richard Pini (W), and Sonny Strait (C)
 
On sale Apr 27
FC, 136 pages
$17.99
TP, 7” x 10”
 
Sunstream, son of Wolfrider chief Cutter Kinseeker, finally fulfills his destiny and becomes the psychic link among all the elfin tribes scattered across the World of Two Moons. At long last, the seeds planted 20,000 years ago in the original, classic quest can come to fruition. But a devastating secret, hidden in plain sight, is moving into the light, and it will affect the elfin race forever.Volume 2 collects Wendy and Richard Pini’s issues #7–#12 of The Final Quest, the newest adventures of the Wolfriders!
 
 
 
 
The Facts in the Case of the Departure of Miss Finch HC (Second Edition)
 
Neil Gaiman (W) and Michael Zulli (A/Cover)
 
On sale Apr 20
FC, 56 pages
$13.99
HC, 7” x 10”
 
Come and hear of the terrible tale of Miss Finch, befallen by mystery and abduction deep under the streets of London! Join a group of friends, with the stern Miss Finch in tow, as they enter this strange world of vampires, ringmasters, illusions, and the Cabinet of Wishes Fulfill’d!
 
• Gorgeously redesigned new edition of Neil Gaiman’s classic!
 
 
 
The Explosive Finale!
 

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Fight Club 2 #10
 
Chuck Palahniuk (W), Cameron Stewart (A), Dave Stewart (C), David Mack (Cover), and Steve Morris (Variant cover)
 
On sale Feb 24
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
The most highly anticipated comics series of the year ends in the biggest way possible—the whole world burns away according to Tyler’s plan, and a new one he never anticipated is conceived. The meek inherit the Earth, and a final showdown proves that, finally, Roland Barthes is right!
 
• Chuck Palahniuk writes the sequel to Fight Club!
 
“Full of more surprises than a Cracker Jack box, it’s a great expansion of an already strange universe.”—Fangoria
 
 
 
Game of Thrones: Night’s King Bust
 
On sale Apr 15
8 3/4” tall, arm span is 12”
$129.99
 
One of the most dramatic moments in season 5 of HBO’s adaptation of Game of Thrones is when the Night’s King, demonic leader of the White Walkers, raises the fallen wildlings in the aftermath of the massacre at Hardhome.
 
Arms raised as if he is a conductor orchestrating a crescendo, his otherworldly blue eyes demonic as they challenge Jon Snow, it is a pivetal moment in the award-winning saga.
 
Drawing on the skills of sculptor Dave Cortes, Dark Horse has captured this moment in all its detail.
 
This limited-edition bust (edition size not yet determined at press time) is sure to be the centerpiece of any Game of Thrones collection.
 
 
 
The Goon Volume 15: Once Upon a Hard Time TP
 
Eric Powell (W/A/Cover)
 
On sale Apr 20
FC, 136 pages
$16.99
TP, 7” x 10”
 
After the tragic events of Occasion of Revenge, the witch coven believes that control of the unnamed town will soon be in their grasp and the Goon’s tragic soul will contribute to the curse that increases their power. But has their plot destroyed the Goon or created a monster too savage for them to withstand?
 
Once upon a Hard Timeis a climactic miniseries that has major consequences for the Goon and his supporting cast. If you’re a Goon fan, you can’t miss this. Collects issues #1-#4.
 
 
 

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Harrow County #9
 
Cullen Bunn (W), Carla Speed McNeil (A),and Tyler Crook (Cover)
 
On sale Feb 10
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
Emmy knows the Skinless Boy simply as her silent and grisly protector, but the mysteries of his life and afterlife run much deeper than the powerful young witch could ever know. Now, briefly reunited with his disembodied tattered skin, the Skinless Boy explores the secrets of his lost past.
 
• Guest art Eisner-winning creator Carla Speed McNeil (Finder, No Mercy).
 
 
 
 
Harrow County Volume 2: Twice Told TP
 
Cullen Bunn (W) and Tyler Crook (A/Cover)
 
On sale Apr 13
FC, 120 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”
 
After uncovering Harrow County’s twisted history and her bizarre connection to its populace, Emmy forges a profound new relationship with the land and its creatures—but a familiar and sinister presence lurking just over the county lines seeks to wreak havoc on Emmy’s new harmony. Collects Harrow County #5–#8.
 
“Genuinely creepy, fun, and suspenseful.”—Jason Latour (Southern Bastards)
 
 
 

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Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953—Beyond the Fences #1 (of 3)
 
Mike Mignola (W), Chris Roberson (W), Paolo Rivera (P/Cover), Joe Rivera (I), Dave Stewart (C), and David Mack (Variant cover)
 
On sale Feb 24
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
 
A mysterious creature hunts the children of an idyllic suburban town, and the BPRD get more than they bargained for when their investigation begins to seem strangely familiar.
 
iZombie cocreator Chris Roberson joins Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and Eisner and Harvey Award–winning artist Paolo Rivera for Hellboy: year two.
 
• Features a David Mack variant cover!
 
 
 
Hellboy in Mexico TP
 
Mike Mignola (W/A/Cover), Richard Corben (A), Mick McMahon (A), Fábio Moon (A), Gabriel Bá (A), and Dave Stewart (C)
 
On sale Apr 13
FC, 152 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”
 
In 1956, Hellboy caravans across Mexico—vampire hunting with luchadores, finding the Aztec gods, fighting evil turkeys and Frankenstein’s monster, and drinking way too much tequila, in the strangest collection of his adventures yet.
 
Collects “Hellboy versus the Aztec Mummy,” “Hellboy Gets Married,” and “The Coffin Man 2: The Rematch” from Dark Horse Presents, “The Coffin Man” from Hellboy 20th Anniversary Sampler, Hellboy in Mexico, and Hellboy: House of the Living Dead.
 
 
 
 

I Am a Hero Omnibus Volume 1 TP
 
Kengo Hanazawa (W/A/Cover)
 
On sale Apr 6
b&w, 512 pages
$19.99
TP, 5 1/8” x 7 1/4”
 
A mentally unhinged manga artist witnesses the beginning of a zombie outbreak in Tokyo, and he’s certain of only two things: he’s destined to be the city’s hero, and he possesses something quite rare in Japan—an actual firearm! The Shogakukan Manga Award winner comes to Dark Horse! Contains I Am a HeroJapanese volumes 1 and 2.
 
• Winner of the esteemed Shogakukan Manga Award!
 

 
“Probably the greatest zombie manga ever.”—Jason Thompson (Manga: The Complete Guide)
 
 
 

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Itty Bitty Hellboy: The Search for the Were-Jaguar #4 (of 4)
 
Art Baltazar (W/A/Cover) and Franco (W)
 
On sale Feb 24
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries
 
Baba Yaga and Hecate show up with a bag full of pants for the Island of Rogers. Will Ben turn this into a mysteriously elusive cryptozoic mess? The answers to your burning Hellboy questions are right here, from Eisner Award–winning creators Art Baltazar and Franco!
 
• Don’t miss Art and Franco’s Action Cat, coming soon!
 
“Bite-sized, adorable Hellboy fun for all ages.”—Comic Vine
 
 
 
 

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Joe Golem #4 (of 5)
 
Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Patric Reynolds (A), Dave Stewart (C), and David Palumbo (Cover)
 
On sale Feb 3
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
 
A search for the source of a signal picked up on Simon Church’s paranormal detector leads Church and Joe Golem to a mansion in submerged Greenwich Village, where a millionaire is going to supernatural lengths to recover what the Drowning City has taken from him.
 
• Ties in to illustrated novel Joe Golem and the Drowning City.
 
 
 

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King Conan: Wolves beyond the Border #3 (of 4)
 
Timothy Truman (W), Tomás Giorello (A/Cover), and José Villarrubia (C)
 
On sale Feb 24
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
Returning a cursed Pictish crown to its true tribe, King Conan leaves the protection of his court in Aquilonia to prevent an invasion! In this expansion on Robert E. Howard’s unfinished “Wolves beyond the Border” tale, Conan joins forces with an old lover and her group of renegade Picts.
 
“Truman, Giorello, and Villarrubia have been making some of the greatest Conan adaptations ever made.”—Comics Bulletin
 
 
 
Double-sized debut spectacular!
 

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King’s Road #1 (of 3)
 
Peter Hogan (W), Phil Winslade (A/C), Staz Johnson (A/Cover), and Douglas A. Sirois (C)
 
On sale Feb 10
FC, 48 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
This 48-page special includes all King’s Road chapters from Dark Horse Presents by Peter Hogan and Phil Winslade—and an additional issue’s worth of story drawn by the new King’s Road art team! Artist Staz Johnson (Judge Dredd) and colorist Douglas A. Sirois (The 7th Sword) join Hogan to continue this tale of a family on the run from magical, other-dimensional monsters.
 
• Value-priced double issue! 48 pages for $3.99!
 
“Clearly one of the best original creations to come out of Dark Horse in recent memory.”—Comics Bulletin
 
 
 

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Lara Croft and the Frozen Omen #5 (of 5)
 
Corinna Bechko (W), Randy Green (P), Andy Owens (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Jean-Sébastien Rossbach (Cover)
 
On sale Feb 3
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
The identity of Lara and Carter’s dangerous new enemy—Mr. Green—is revealed. The two adventurers use every weapon in their arsenal to stop a cult led by a madman who wants to remake the world . . . by destroying it!
 
• Comic book superstar Corinna Bechko writes Lara Croft’s newest adventure!
 
 
 
INTRODUCTION BY NEIL GAIMAN!
 
The Last Dragon TP
 
Jane Yolen (W) and Rebecca Guay (A/Cover)
 
On sale Apr 20
FC, 144 pages
$12.99
TP, 6” x 9”
 
Two hundred years ago, humans drove the dragons from the islands of May. Now, the last of the dragons rises to wreak havoc anew—with only a healer’s daughter and a kite-flying would-be hero standing in its way.
 
• Master storyteller Jane Yolen (Owl Moon, Sword of the Rightful King) and fantasy artist Rebecca Guay (Magic: The Gathering) weave a tale of adventure, homelands, and heroism the hard way.
 
 
 

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Leaving Megalopolis: Surviving Megalopolis#2 (of 6)
 
Gail Simone (W) and J. Calafiore (A/Cover)
 
On sale Feb 10
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
The survivors of a mysterious event in the world’s greatest city wish they were only being chased by the walking dead! Instead, the world’s greatest heroes have turned into violent, rage-filled killers, and staying alive is nearly impossible. An illegal rescue attempt into the center of the quarantined city goes terribly wrong, and the rescuers attract the attention of the supers in the worst way imaginable. Also, the question is answered—where are all the supervillains?
 
 
 

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Lone Wolf 2100 #2 (of 4)
 
Eric Heisserer (W), Miguel Sepulveda (A), Javier Mena (C), and Brian Kalin O’Connell (Cover)
 
On sale Feb 3
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
Young Daisy Ogami’s blood carries the cure to the plague that has devastated the world. Itto, Daisy’s android protector, has gone in search of a country that will use the cure fairly. Unfortunately, the remaining world powers all want the cure for themselves—and one has sent soldiers to insure that happens!
 
• A reimagining of the classic assassin-and-child tale originated in Lone Wolf and Cub.
 
 
 
The Final Battle!
 
Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus Volume 12 TP
 
Kazuo Koike (W) and Goseki Kojima (A)
 
On sale Apr 6
b&w, 720 pages
$19.99
TP, 5” x 7”
 
The road to hell ends here! The final confrontation between ?gami Itt? and Yagy? Retsud? is finally at hand as the two ultimate swordsmen face off in a titanic struggle to settle their scores once and for all—and determine the fate of the Lone Wolf’s Cub, little Daigoro! Collects “Drifting Shadows” and “Straw Boy” from volume 26 and all of volumes 27 and 28.
 
• 720 pages, value priced.
 
• Cover by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley.
 
• Eisner and Harvey Award winner!
 
 
 
 

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The Massive: Ninth Wave #3 (of 6)
 
Brian Wood (W), Garry Brown (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and J. P. Leon (Cover)
 
On sale Feb 10
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
A tiny, pristine island in the North Pacific is ground zero for Ninth Wave’s newest environmental battle. Leased for oil exploitation, the island is in danger of being consumed completely by a million tons of heavy machinery poised to roll in. The indigenous animals are about to be obliterated. But they may yet have friends in high places.  
 
• Each issue a self-contained one-shot!
 
 
 

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Mirror’s Edge: Exordium #6 (of 6)
 
Christofer Emgård (W), Daniele Di Nicuolo (A), Davi Comodo (C), and Robert Sammelin (Cover)
 
On sale Feb 10
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
Faith’s skills are pushed to their limit as a questionable job pits her against a desperate fellow runner. Faced with an impossible choice, the woman who leaps without looking will finally have to decide where she lands. This breathless conclusion to the prequel saga leads directly into Mirror’s Edge™ Catalyst, February’s highly anticipated game!
 
• The final issue leads directly into the events of the new Mirror’s Edge™ Catalyst game!
 
• Scripted by the writer of the upcoming game!
 
 
 

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Mystery Girl #3
 
Paul Tobin (W), Alberto Alburquerque (A/Cover), and Marissa Louise (C)
 
On sale Feb 3
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
While hot on the trail of the mysterious Siberian mammoths, Trine uncovers a much deadlier conundrum that surrounds a multibillion-dollar dynasty, their ill-gotten gains, and the shadowy hit squad who have Trine and her friends in their crosshairs!
 
 
 
NEAL ADAMS’ UNSTOPPABLE HERO!
 
Neal Adams’ Blood TP
 
Neal Adams (W/A/Cover), Moose Baumann (C), and Erica Schultz (I)
 
On sale Apr 6
FC, 96 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”
 
From the mind of comics legend Neal Adams! Jorge Maslow, the one-man army known as Blood, must rescue his friend from a criminal syndicate tied to the Knights Templar. With unfathomable power coursing through his veins, Blood wages an ancient war on the mean streets! Collects stories from Dark Horse Presents and features an incredible animated 3-D lenticular cover.
 
• Not just 3-D, not just animated . . . Neal Adams has created the first animated 3-D cover in comics, using lenticular lenses. Blood spins and fires as his blood symbiont shoots from his body toward the reader.
 
• Check out a preview of the Blood motion comic at NealAdams.com!
 
 
 
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Campus Apocalypse Omnibus TP
 
Mingming (W/A/Cover)
 
On sale Apr 6
b&w, 712 pages
$24.99
TP, 5 1/8" x 7 1/4" 
 
Shinji Ikari’s parents are gone, and he lives with his legal guardian, Ryoji Kaji, while attending the elite private NERV Academy.But no one ever told Shinji about the school’s many secrets . . . or that he’d find his fellow students Kaworu, Rei, and Asuka out on the streets late at night—fighting with sword, spear, and whip against an enemy that looks very human, but that Kaworu insists are beings called the Angels! Collects the entire four-volume Campus Apocalypse story in one omnibus.
 
• Omnibus contains bonus color pages.
 
• An elegant, shojo-influenced reinterpretation of the classic series.
 
 
 
Outlander
 
Dark Horse has acquired the license to create a program of Outlander collectibles, just in time for the season 2 debut in February.
 
Crown & Thistle Pin
 
On sale Mar 16
$12.99
 
The icon of Outlander is the Crown & Thistle design. We have sculpted this into a beautiful 1.75” antiqued bronze lapel pin.
 
Journal
 
On sale Mar 16
5 1/2” x 8 1/2” spiral-bound journal, 128 pages
$9.99
 
We have reproduced the custom tartan pattern from the show on a buckram style stock, giving the cover a fabric feel. The Crown & Thistle is isolated in spot varnish to create contrast. Duotone interior pages.
 
Magnetic Bookmark Set
 
On sale Mar 16
$6.99
 
Fans following the Outlander series often refer back to their books. A great way to keep current is by using the different tartans and mottoes of the clans.
 
 
Magnet 4-Pack
 
On sale Mar 16
$8.99
 
A set of four magnets featuring the Outlander iconography. Each magnet is 1 1/4” and the set is packaged in a clear hinged plastic case, which measures 2 3/4” x 3 3/4”.
 
Coaster Set
 
On sale Mar 16
Four coasters in a full-color, 4” x 4” box.
 
 
 

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The Paybacks Volume 1: A Bitch TP
 
Donny Cates (W), Eliot Rahal (W), Geoff Shaw (A/Cover), and Lauren Affe (C)
 
On sale Apr 20
FC, 104 pages
$9.99
TP, 7” x 10”
 
Heroism doesn’t come cheap, so when superheroes borrow money to finance their genetic enhancements or crime-fighting supercomputers, their debts make student loans look like IOUs. Enter the Paybacks, a repo squad composed of bankrupt former heroes here to foreclose on everybody’s secret lairs! Collects issues #1–#4 of the superhero comedy series from the team that delivered the acclaimed Buzzkill!
 
“If it’s not obvious by now The Paybacks gets a big fat 10.”—Geeks with Wives
 
 
 
Planetes Volume 2 TP
 
Makoto Yukimura (W/A/Cover)
 
On sale Apr 20
b&w, 528 pages
$19.99
TP, 5 3/4” x 8 1/4”
 
The award-winning hard science-fiction saga concludes in this definitive omnibus!Hachimaki makes the cut for the Von Braun Jupiter mission, but what awaits him past the farthest frontier? Back home, his compatriots Fee, Yuri, and Tanabe become embroiled in a war that threatens to trap Earth forever behind a wall of deadly space debris!
 
• Over 500 story pages!
 
“One of the most compelling stories for an anime along with some of the most appealing and original characters makes this one hell of an anime.”—IGN
 
 
 

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Plants vs. Zombies #9: Petal to the Metal
 
Paul Tobin (W), Ron Chan (A/Cover), and Matthew J. Rainwater (A/C)
 
On sale Feb 17
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
 
Dr. Zomboss unleashes a horde of mobile, fast-moving zombies on the innocent citizens of Neighborville! Riding inventive hot rods and crazy contraptions, both zombie and plant forces alike pull out all the creative stops in a series of contests to win control over the city! A competitive, race-filled finale as our Petal to the Metal story arc closes!
 
“The comedy jumps from each and every page, and the preposterous nature of the whole thing is just golden.”—Dread Central
 
 
 

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Plants vs. Zombies Minicomic Set Display Box
 
Paul Tobin (W), Ron Chan (A/Cover), Dustin Nguyen (A), Jennifer L. Meyer (A), Peter Bagge (A), and Matthew J. Rainwater (C)
 
On sale Feb 24
FC, 32 pages
$124.75
 
Paul Tobin, Ron Chan, and others deliver hilarious, action-filled zombie romps to your neighborhood in three minicomic sets! Each set comes with a minicomic, a sticker sheet that corresponds with a comic activity spread, exclusive trading cards, a foldout poster, and a temporary tattoo! Show off your zombie and/or plant pride—and look for free download codes in the sets for even more comics!
 
• Each sealed pack will include a 32-page minicomic (3 3/4" x 5 3/4"), a temporary tattoo (approx. 1 1/2" x 1 1/2"), a sticker sheet (3 3/4" x 5 3/4"), a foldout poster (opening up to 7 1/2" x 11 1/2"), and two trading cards (2 1/2" x 3 1/2"). Display box comes with 24 sealed packs.
 
• Bonus stories by Dustin Nguyen, Jennifer L. Meyer, and Peter Bagge!
 
 
 
 
TRUE CRIME IN THE 19TH CENTURY!
 
Scotland Yard HC
 
Dobbs (W) and Stéphane Perger (A/Cover)
 
On sale Apr 6
FC, 104 pages
$17.99
HC, 7” x 10”
 
When he botches a prisoner transfer, allowing the escape of two psychopathic criminals, Inspector Gregson is given the opportunity to redeem himself by leading the manhunt to recapture the felons. To do so, he may need to forge alliances on the other side of the law!
 
• Printing both volumes of the Soleil edition in English for the first time!
 
 
 

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The Steam Man #5 (of 5)
 
Mark Alan Miller (W), Joe R. Lansdale (W), Piotr Kowalski (A/Cover), and Kelly Fitzpatrick (C)
 
On sale Feb 17
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
The surviving members of the Steam Man’s intrepid crew have lost all hope. Now captives of the vengeful and vicious Dark Rider and victims of his hideous torture, they can only watch helplessly as the Rider initiates Armageddon—but just because the crew is down for the count, don’t count the Steam Man himself out of the fight!
 
• 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
 
 
 
A perfect jumping-on point for new readers!
 

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Tomb Raider #1
 
Mariko Tamaki (W), Phillip Sevy (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Agustin Alessio (Cover)
 
On sale Feb 17
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
After Rise of the Tomb Raider, Lara Croft’s adventure continues in a new comic series by Eisner Award winning writer Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer)!
 
Lara Croft is pursuing a lost truth about the world that just might unlock the secret to defeating death! She becomes entangled in a search for a rare mushroom said to grant immortality and a lethal new enemy that just won’t die!
 
• Continuing where the Rise of the Tomb Raider game left off!
 
 
 
The Tomorrows TP
 
Curt Pires (W), Jason Copland (A/Cover), Alexis Ziritt (A), Ian MacEwan (A), Andrew MacLean (A), Liam Cobb (A), Kevin Zeigler (A), and Dylan Todd (Cover)
 
On sale Apr 20
FC, 144 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”
 
The future: Art is illegal. Everything everyone ever posted online has been weaponized against them. The reign of the Corporation is quickly becoming as absolute as it is brutal—unless the Tomorrows can stop it. Artists, terrorists, they fight with explosives, they fight with ideas, they fight to reclaim the future we sold. Collects issues #1–#6 of the series.
 
The Tomorrows is a retro, smart, brightly colored and unrepentantly fun look at a dystopia unlike any other in comics right now.”—Comics: The Gathering
 
“The art in Tomorrows is appropriately gorgeous. It balances color and grime, realism and impression, to an ideal degree considering its subject matter.”—Comic Crusaders
 
 
 

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Usagi Yojimbo #152
 
Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)
 
On sale Feb 17
b&w, 24 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
Usagi’s travels take him to a village plagued by rainstorms threatening to destroy it. While the rabbit ronin organizes the men to build a levee, the defenseless town is ransacked by bandits. Now Usagi and his companions must choose: chase after the brigands and risk a flood or finish the dike and face starvation!
 
• From a story idea by Sergio Aragonés!
 
“Reading Usagi Yojimbo is like curling up by a fire in a cozy blanket on a cold day. It’s a comfortable, safe place that is fun to fully immerse yourself into and Sakai makes it easy to do that.”—Comicosity
 
“This is a must read for any comic book fan.”—Graphic Policy
 
 
The Usagi Yojimbo Saga Volume 6 TP & Ltd. Ed. HC
 
Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover), Frank Miller (A), Jeff Smith (A), Matt Wagner (A), Sergio Aragonés (A), Guy Davis (A), Rick Geary (A), Andi Watson (A), and Scott Shaw (A)
 
On sale Apr 27
b&w, 600 pages
$24.99
TP, 7” x 10”
 
On sale Apr 27
b&w, 600 pages
$79.99
Ltd. Ed. HC, 7” x 10”
 
In this volume, a new love tempts Usagi to abandon his wandering lifestyle, the origin of the demon Jei is revealed at last, and Frank Miller, Jeff Smith, Sergio Aragonés, and more contribute to the landmark issue #100!Collects Usagi Yojimbo Volume Three#94–#116.
 
• 600 pages of Stan Sakai’s enduring samurai masterpiece!
 
• Also available in a signed and numbered hardcover edition, limited to 1,500 copies!
 

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