DARK HORSE March 2016 Solicitations

Dark Horse March 2016 cover
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Alabaster: The Good, the Bad, and the Bird #4 (of 5)
Caitlín R. Kiernan (W), Daniel Warren Johnson (A), Carlos Badilla (C), and Greg Ruth (Cover)
On sale Mar 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
No sooner has Dancy been reunited with Maisie than she finds her lover violently wrested from her embrace! Now, as Maisie is held captive by a psychotic pair of gun-toting sisters, Dancy risks everything to save the woman she loves—even if it means dying . . . again.
• Winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel!
“Kiernan’s richly evocative prose vividly portrays her twisted characters as well as it illustrates their eerie, kudzu-infested, Deep South surroundings.”—Booklist
 

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Angel & Faith Season 10 #24
Victor Gischler (W), Will Conrad (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Scott Fischer (Cover), and Mike Norton (Variant cover)
On sale Mar 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Magic Town is being overrun by Big Bad Archaeus’s vampire family. His plot to take complete control hinges on one thing—whether or not the sentient magic will join him. Angel, Faith, and their team are ready for the challenge!

Archie Archives: Spring Fever and Other Stories TP
Harry Sahle (W/P), Ed Goggin (W), Clem Weisbecker (P), Janice Valleau (I), and Zoltan Szenics (I)
On sale May 11
FC, 232 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”
Archie, Jughead, and the gang are all back with another laugh-packed volume of vintage comics sure to delight even the most fanatical of fans. Dark Horse’s gorgeously restored archive editions of these early Archie adventures now come in bargain-priced trade paperback collections. Over 200 pages of “the mirth of a nation” will tickle the funny bones of all ages! Collects all appearances of Archie from Pep Comics #39–#45, Jackpot Comics #9, and Archie Comics #3–#6.

The Art of Broken Age HC
Various (W/A) and Nathan “Bagel” Stapley (Cover)
On sale May 25
FC, 120 pages
$19.99
HC, 8 1/2" x 11”
Broken Age began life as a record-breaking crowdfunding campaign. Now, the full adventure is here in all its beautiful, hand-painted glory! Dark Horse Books is proud to partner with Double Fine Productions to offer an intimate look into the worlds of Broken Age, featuring hundreds of pieces of art, and commentary from the game’s creators!
• The art and artistry from the record-breaking Kickstarter dynamo, Broken Age!
• Commentary by adventure gaming icon Tim Schafer.
Action, adventure, and so much fun!
 

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Aw Yeah Comics: Action Cat! #1 (of 4)
Art Baltazar (W/A/Cover) and Franco (W)
On sale Mar 9
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries
Fresh from the creative minds at Aw Yeah Comics—a brand-new series starring the valiant Action Cat and his trusty sidekick, Adventure Bug! As Evil Cat lurks behind the scenes, our heroes endeavor to bring comics to the good people of Beautiful Downtown Skokie. You better believe high jinks will ensue!
• From Eisner Award winners Art and Franco!
• Great fun for all ages!

Bird Boy Volume 1: The Sword of Mali Mani TP
Anne Szabla (W/A/Cover)
On sale May 18
FC, 88 pages
$9.99
TP, 6” x 9”
Bird Boy follows the story of Bali, a ten-year-old boy desperate to prove his worth to his northern tribe despite his small stature. Banned from the ceremony that would make him an adult in the eyes of his people, he takes matters into his own hands. To prove that he is capable of taking care of himself, he sets out into the forbidden forest and stumbles upon a legendary weapon. Bali fights his way across a dangerous land of gods, men, and beasts to keep the sword of Mali Mani, the savior of the sun, from the hands of the terrifying Rooks.

Blood-C: Demonic Moonlight Volume 1 TP
CLAMP (W), Production I.G (W), and Ryo Haduki (W/A)
On sale May 11
b&w, 184 pages
$12.99
TP, 5 1/8” x 7 1/4”
The prequel to the Blood-C saga from CLAMP, Production I.G, and artist Ryo Haduki! In occupied Japan in 1946, an American military investigator is sent to the Yokohama base to research a number of bizarre deaths. He soon discovers that the murderer isn’t human! Blood-C: Demonic Moonlight is the prequel fans have been waiting for!
• The prequel story to the entire Blood-C series!
• Dark Horse has sold over 70,000 copies of Blood+!
 

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B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #141
Mike Mignola (W), Cameron Stewart (W/A), Dave Stewart (C), and Duncan Fegredo
 (Cover)
On sale Mar 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
Missing children and rumors of devil worship have led BPRD exorcist Ashley Strode to a rural near ghost town, where not everyone is ready to banish the town’s demons.

B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth Volume 13: End of Days TP
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Laurence Campbell (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale May 18
FC, 144 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”
The Hell on Earth as we know it comes to an end. In a drastic change, one of the most terrifying creatures in existence has been released. Can the BPRD defend the world—and humanity—or is this finally the end? This volume collects B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #135–#139.
 

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #25
Christos Gage (W), Megan Levens (A), Dan Jackson (C), Steve Morris (Cover), and Rebekah Isaacs (Variant cover)
On sale Mar 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Defeating the demon lords has been priority one for Buffy and team—to stop the continual opening of portals to dangerous demon dimensions . . . Suddenly there is a new priority one: closing a portal—and one portal in particular. Will the team be lost?
• Guest artist Megan Levens finishes out the penultimate arc of Season 10!

Call of Duty: Black Ops III #5 (of 6)
Larry Hama (W), Marcelo Ferreira (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Anthony Palumbo (Cover)
On sale Mar 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
The team heads to Germany to track down tech CEO Ivan Rudel . . . but they’ll have to fight through his high-tech defenses before they can get a lead on the Red Witch. It’s an all-out fight in the action-packed prequel to the highly anticipated November release of Call of Duty®: Black Ops III.
• Comics veteran Larry Hama nails the frenetic, nonstop pace of playing Call of Duty®!

Colder Volume 3: Toss the Bones TP
Paul Tobin (W), Juan Ferreyra (A/Cover), and Eduardo Ferreyra (C)
On sale May 4
FC, 136 pages
$17.99
TP, 7” x 10”
When Nimble Jack returns to claim Boston’s sanity, Declan can only fight him by fulfilling a dark prophecy. With every ounce of effort he uses to hold on to his sanity, his body fails, his sanity crumbles, and he grows . . . colder. Collects Colder: Toss the Bones #1–#5.
“This is horror as an absolute art form, and is essential reading for anyone who ever wondered what that weird scratching noise under their bed was.”—Big Comic Page  

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Conan the Avenger #24
Fred Van Lente (W), Brian Ching (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Paul Renaud (Cover)
On sale Mar 30
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
As Conan lays siege to Khauran, inside the city the soldier Valerius desperately seeks evidence that a fiendish impostor has replaced his beloved queen. Even if he uncovers the proof he needs, can Valerius gather enough allies in time to save the true queen and restore her to the throne?
• The final arc of Conan the Avenger continues!
“The writing and art are top shelf, and by God can Brian Ching draw a fight.”—Fandom Post
Eisner, Harvey, and Stumptown Award winner!
 

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Dark Horse Presents #20
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), Craig Rousseau (A), Robert Wilson IV (A/Cover), Marc Olivent (A), and Tim Hamilton (A)
On sale Mar 16
FC, 48 pages
$4.99
Ongoing
This issue features continuations of all of your favorite DHP stories! Included are Paul Levitz and Tim Hamilton’s Brooklyn Blood; Rich Woodall and Craig Rousseau’s Kyrra: Alien Jungle Girl; John Arcudi and Maxim Šimi?’s World Away; Adam P. Knave, D.J. Kirkbride, and Robert Wilson IV’s Laser Joan and the Rayguns; and Carla Speed McNeil’s Finder.
Finally, Barbara Randall Kesel and Marc Olivent’s Sundown Crossroads concludes!

Dead Vengeance HC
Bill Morrison (W/P/Cover, Tone Rodriguez, Keith Champagne (I), and Carlos Badilla (C)
On sale May 18
FC, 104 pages
$19.99
HC, 7” x 10”
It’s 1940, and a phony body on exhibit in a carnival sideshow suddenly springs to life and shambles away. Not so phony after all: he is John Doe, radio commentator and archenemy of Detroit’s notorious Purple Gang. But why did he disappear in 1930, and why did the mayor, the mob, and the cops all want him dead? Collects Dead Vengeance #1–#4.
• Featuring pinups by Darwyn Cooke.
“If you like seeing comics be comics and really use the medium to transport you to another time and era, then Dead Vengeance is that book for you.”—Comic Bastards

THE DEVIL HAS COME TO CALL . . .
Death Follows TP
Cullen Bunn (W), A. C. Zamudio (A), Carlos Nicolas Zamudio (C), and Simon Bisley (Cover)
On sale May 25
FC, 136 pages
$17.99
TP, 7” x 10”
Birdie lives with her family on a struggling farm. When an itinerant farmhand comes to their aid, she should be relieved. Instead, she finds her life spiraling into nightmare, as wherever the hired man goes, the dead grow restless.
• An all-new original graphic novel collecting never-before-printed material from Harrow County’s Cullen Bunn, with illustration by A. C. and Carlos Nicolas Zamudio!
• Cover by Simon Bisley!

Death Head TP
Zack Keller (W), Nick Keller (W), Joanna Estep (A), Kelly Fitzpatrick (C), and E. M. Gist (Cover)
On sale May 18
FC, 152 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”
When Niles and Justine Burton go camping to get a break from their stressful lives, they expect to find peace . . . not an abandoned village hiding an ancient evil. After accidentally stealing the cursed mask of the murderous Plague Doctor, they’ll have to keep their family from falling apart as they solve an ancient mystery and struggle to survive. Collects the six-issue series.
“A solid horror comic, that definitely deserves a big screen adaptation.”—Graphic Policy
Greg Rucka!
 

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Dragon Age: Magekiller #4 (of 5)
Greg Rucka (W), Carmen Carnero (P), Terry Pallot (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Sachin Teng (Cover)
On sale Mar 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
After joining the Inquisition, Marius and Tessa are sent to the Hissing Wastes. Despite the overbearing heat, savage wildlife, and copious amounts of sand, they discover a Venatori encampment utilizing slave labor for gains unknown. In order to rescue the slaves and tear down the camp, they must team up with an unlikely ally!

The EC Archives: The Haunt of Fear Volume 3 HC
Al Feldstein (W), Jerry De Fuccio (W), Graham Ingels (A), Johnny Craig (A), Jack Kamen (A), Jack Davis (A), George Evans (A), Bill Elder (A), Wally Wood (A), Sid Check (A), and Carlos Badilla (C)
On sale May 25
FC, 216 pages
$49.99
HC, 8 3/16” x 11”
Delight in fright! This third volume of the EC Comics horror classic The Haunt of Fear collects even more of the unforgettable scares! Featuring art from the timeless talents of Graham Ingels, Johnny Craig, Jack Kamen, Jack Davis, George Evans, Bill Elder, Wally Wood, and Sid Check! Collects EC Comics’ The Haunt of Fear #13–#18.
 

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ElfQuest: The Final Quest #14
Wendy Pini (W/A/Cover), Richard Pini (W), and Sonny Strait (C)
On sale Mar 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
What happens when the one leader who can unite the elves in their time of greatest turmoil has seemingly deserted them? The descent into the symbolic cave is a hero’s darkest hour. For Cutter—vulnerable, mortal, wandering through the forest primeval—can there be a moment darker still? Has the Blood of Ten Chiefs come, at last, to the end of all quests?

EVE: Valkyrie HC
Brian Wood (W), Eduardo Francisco (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Börkur Eiríksson (Cover)
On sale May 18
FC, 96 pages
$19.99
HC, 7” x 10”
Superstar writer Brian Wood tells the origin of the Valkyrie—the deadliest spacefighter pilots in the EVE universe!
This series leads into EVE: Valkyrie, one of the most hotly anticipated video games of all time—a groundbreaking virtual reality space dogfighting shooter from the creators of EVE Online. With cloning technology that transmits them into a new body each time the old one dies, the Valkyrie are immortal—the most skilled and fearless pilots money can buy, mercenaries with loyalty to no one but each other. Collects the four-issue miniseries.

Groo: Friends and Foes Volume 3 TP
Mark Evanier (W), Sergio Aragonés (A/Cover), and Tom Luth (C)
On sale May 25
FC, 96 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”
The mutton-skulled swordsman Groo runs into friends (who want to kill him a little) and foes (who want to kill him a lot). He’ll meet up with the sneaky Pal and Drumm, the sneakier Taranto, and the melodic Minstrel . . . but can he help Kayli reunite with her long-lost father? Collects issues #9–#12 of the year long series from Sergio Aragonés, Mark Evanier, and Tom Luth.
• Lettering by Eisner winner Stan Sakai!

Halo Library Edition Volume 1 HC
Various (W/A)
On sale May 11
FC, 368 pages
$49.99
HC, 9” x 12”
Showcasing chapters written by Halo® 5: Guardians lead writer Brian Reed and Halo 4 senior writer Chris Schlerf, this deluxe oversized hardcover collects Halo: Initiation #1–#3 and Halo: Escalation #1–#12 and features creator annotations exclusive to this edition, a complete cover gallery, and a selection of never-before-seen extras!
• The entire Initiation series and the first year of Escalation, in a deluxe, definitive edition!
• Includes a complete cover gallery and a behind-the-scenes extras!

Halo 5 UNSC Prowler Ship Replica
On sale: May 11
$39.99
As seen in Halo 5 Guardians, this detailed polyresin 6” replica of the stealth UNSC Prowler is our first release in the line of ship replicas from the new game. Display base is included.
 

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Harrow County #10
Cullen Bunn (W) and Tyler Crook (A/Cover)
On sale Mar 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
A malevolent serpent sows madness and malice into the town’s residents, and there’s only one way to stop it. But the shadowy Lovely Belfont’s motivations are far from pure, and an alliance could spell doom for Bernice and the entirety of the town.
• The first issue of a terrifying two-parter!
“Genuinely creepy and engaging, plus delicious art.”—Mark Millar (Huck)
 

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Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953—Beyond the Fences #2 (of 3)
Mike Mignola (W), Chris Roberson (W), Paolo Rivera (P/Cover), Joe Rivera (I), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Mar 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
Suburbia is torn apart when Hellboy faces off against a bizarre creature, while the BPRD tries to uncover who created such a monster—and why.

Itty Bitty Hellboy: The Search for the Were-Jaguar! TP
Art Baltazar (W/A/Cover) and Franco (W)
On sale May 18
FC, 104 pages
$12.99
TP, 6” x 9”
Art Baltazar and Franco return to Itty Bitty Hellboy! Hellboy, Abe, Liz, and friends are on a quest . . . to deliver underwear to the Island of Rogers! But their mission is interrupted by the discovery of the mysterious beast known as the were-jaguar! Collects Itty Bitty Hellboy: The Search for the Were-Jaguar #1–#4!
• New story in the Eisner Award–winning series!
“Itty Bitty Hellboy is bite-sized, adorable Hellboy fun for all ages.”—Comic Vine
 

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Joe Golem #5 (of 5)
Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Patric Reynolds (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Dave Palumbo (Cover)
On sale Mar 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
When a Drowning City millionaire’s plan to reunite with his dead family goes terribly wrong, Joe Golem and Simon Church rush to reverse his spell before the city is taken over by drowning victims come back to life.
• Ties in to illustrated novel Joe Golem and the Drowning City.
 

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King Conan: Wolves beyond the Border #4 (of 4)
Timothy Truman (W), Tomás Giorello (A/Cover), and José Villarrubia (C)
On sale Mar 30
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Joining forces with the Pictish witch Nai (from Dark Horse’s original Conan series), King Conan and his old lover hope to defeat several tribes of renegade Picts seeking to unite and invade Aquilonia. A prized legendary relic could turn the tide in their struggle, and both sides will have to face the horrific “Children of the Night” in this final issue!
“This book is dirty, nasty, gritty, and quite possibly the best Conan book Dark Horse Comics has ever put out.”—Newsarama
“King Conan is a triumph of execution, that places worthwhile odds within our hero’s epic quest. Highly recommended.”—Unleash the Fanboy
 

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King’s Road #2 (of 3)
Peter Hogan (W), Phil Winslade (A/C), Staz Johnson (A/Cover), and Douglas A. Sirois (C)
On sale Mar 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Still reeling from the revelation that their family’s from another dimension, Ashley and Tyler get a history lesson on Avalon and the mythical forces there. Stocking up at a local mall for their journey to this strange realm, the family is attacked by a batch of bizarre creatures sent by the evil queen Malicia!
• Fantasy and action from writer Peter Hogan (Resident Alien)!

The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service Omnibus Edition Book Four TP
Eiji Otsuka (W), Housui Yamazaki (A), and Bunpei Yorifuji (Cover)
On sale May 18
b&w, 688 pages
$19.99
TP, 5 1/8” x 7 1/4” The Kurosagi gang encounter more bizarre horror as weird folktales of Japan reemerge with new faces in the modern day! The Corpse Delivery Service find they’re being beaten to their clients by a bike-riding pilgrim with electrical means to reanimate the dead . . . a virtual gaming world may have some players online but no longer alive . . . a child convicted of murdering her family is paroled under a new identity to the very school where the crew have gotten part-time jobs. Plus five other strange stories! Collects The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service Volumes 10–12.
 

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Leaving Megalopolis: Surviving Megalopolis #3 (of 6)
Gail Simone (W) and J. Calafiore (A/Cover)
On sale Mar 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
One of the great mysteries of the event that destroyed America’s greatest city and turned its greatest heroes into savage hunters of humanity has been “Where are the supervillains?” Where did they go, and what have they been up to? This issue, we find out where all the bad guys went before the good guys made them obsolete! The intense horror/hero story continues as the tension escalates!
• Gail Simone and J. Calafiore put their demented imaginations to the test in this gritty new reality!
 

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Lobster Johnson: The Forgotten Man
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Peter Snejbjerg (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Tonci Zonjic (Cover)
On sale Mar 30
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
One-shot
After a transient goes missing, Lobster Johnson is called in to investigate a priest who practices more than just religion. What he’s got cooking in his stew pot is nothing compared to what he has hiding in the sewers below . . .
• Action-packed one-shot—perfect for new readers!
 

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Lone Wolf 2100 #3 (of 4)
Eric Heisserer (W), Miguel Sepulveda (A/Cover), and Javier Mena (C)
On sale Mar 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Soldiers have come, sent by governments fearful that another will be the first to benefit from a vaccine harvested from young Daisy Ogami’s blood. In the middle of the Pacific, an ambush takes place. But Daisy’s protector, the android Itto, is ready with a counterambush . . . The blood spilled will not be Daisy’s!
• Hell in the Pacific!
• A reimagining of the classic assassin-and-child tale originated in Lone Wolf and Cub.

The Massive Library Edition Volume 1 HC
Brian Wood (W), Garry Brown (A), Kristian Donaldson (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and J. P. Leon (Cover)
On sale May 11
FC, 400 pages
$39.99
HC, 8” x 12”
In a post-war, post-crash, post-disaster, post-everything world, the environmental-action trawler Kapital scours the earth’s oceans for its mysteriously missing sister ship, The Massive. This first ever library edition collects The Massive issues #0–#15 in a beautiful hardcover.
“Wood continues to put together one of the best monthly series on the market. One that entertains and makes you think at the same time.”—Graphic Policy
 

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The Massive: Ninth Wave #4 (of 6)
Brian Wood (W), Garry Brown (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and J. P. Leon (Cover)
On sale Mar 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
The open ocean is lawless. It’s up to Callum Israel’s crew to police it—and to save some of their own when the ecowarriors of Ninth Wave end up in over their heads.

Mirror’s Edge: Exordium TP
Christofer Emgård (W), Mattias Häggström (A), Robert Sammelin (A/Cover), Erix Persson (A), and Henrik Sahlström (A)
On sale May 4
FC, 152 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”
Leading up to the events of the highly anticipated new Mirror’s Edge™ game comes an exhilarating comic prequel that delves into the story of Faith, one of the most celebrated heroines in video games! Collects issues #1–#6 of the miniseries—the complete story in one volume!
• Leads directly into the events of the new Mirror’s Edge™ game!
 

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Mystery Girl #4
Paul Tobin (W), Alberto Alburquerque (A/Cover), and Marissa Louise (C)
On sale Mar 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Trine may be down for the count, but she’s not out yet! Left for dead in a frozen Siberian wasteland, she has already solved the mystery of how to survive—the bad guys just don’t know it yet. And when she gets back to London, one shadowy group’s misdeeds will be brought to light.
“Paul Tobin and Alberto Alburquerque flip the mystery/detective genres on its head.”— Newsarama

Negative Space TP
Ryan K Lindsay (W) and Owen Gieni (A/Cover)
On sale May 18
FC, 104 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”
When one man’s writer’s block gets in the way of his suicide note, he goes for a walk to clear his head and soon uncovers a century-old conspiracy dedicated to creating and mining the worst lows of human desperation. A corporation has manipulated his life purely so they can farm his suicide note as a sadness artifact that will be packed and shipped to ancient underwater creatures who feed off our strongest and most base emotions. Our hero partners with a cult intent on exposing the corporation, and only a suicide mission can solve the whole mess. Collects Negative Space #1–#4.
“Negative Space is the most promising new science fiction series I’ve encountered since Saga.”—AiPT

Oreimo: Kuroneko Volume 5 TP
Tsukasa Fushimi (W) and Sakura Ikeda (A/Cover)
On sale May 4
b&w, 168 pages
$10.99
TP, 5 1/8” x 7 1/4” In the bright sparkle of summer, Ruri Gokou has descended to earth in her sundress as her divine persona, Kamineko! And wouldn’t you know—now Kyousuke and Ruri have begun seeing each other! Will their date together bring to light the hitherto-unseen object of her desire—and will Kyousuke at last see as well that which only she has gazed upon . . . ?
“One of the most relatable manga for any geek.”—Review Fix

Outlander
Dark Horse continues our line of Outlander collectibles.
On sale May 27
Outlander Stainless Steel Stein
$34.99   If you drink from this stein, you will be transported to another time. The specially embellished stainless steel stein has a crown and thistle emblem attached to the front, above the Outlander logo.
On sale March 16

Outlander: Crown & Thistle Embroidered Patch
$4.99
The icon of Outlander is the “Crown & Thistle” design. We have made a 3” patch that can be sewn or ironed on to your best kilt!
 

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Past Aways #9
Matt Kindt (W), Scott Kolins (A/Cover), and Bill Crabtree (C)
On sale Mar 30
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!

Power Cubed TP
Aaron Lopresti (W/A/Cover)
On sale May 4
FC, 96 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”
On Kenny’s eighteenth birthday, his inventor father gives him a piece of alien technology that allows him to create anything he can imagine, attracting the attention of a bumbling Nazi scientist and an elite government agent. Aaron Lopresti delivers a comical coming-of-age tale in a fantastic sci-fi universe! Collects issues #1–#4 of the miniseries.
• A weird and wonderful adventure from the atomic mind of Aaron Lopresti (Planet Hulk, Wonder Woman, Justice League International, Detective Comics).
 

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Predator: Life and Death #1 (of 4)
Dan Abnett (W), Brian Thies (A), Rain Beredo (C), Chris Warner (Variant cover), Sachin Teng (Variant cover, and David Palumbo (Cover)
On sale Mar 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Colonial Marines on the planet Tartarus battle extraterrestrial hunters over the possession of a mysterious horseshoe-shaped spaceship of unknown origin. The Weyland-Yutani rep wants the ship, and the marine captain wants to protect her crew. But neither objective is likely when a band of Predators attacks!
• Predator: Life and Death begins chapter one in a new story cycle involving Predators, Aliens, and the mysterious Engineers from Prometheus!

Rebels Volume 1: A Well-Regulated Militia TP
Brian Wood (W), Andrea Mutti (A), Matthew Woodson (A), Ariela Kristantina (A), Tristan Jones (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and Tula Lotay (Cover)
On sale May 4
FC, 240 pages
$24.99
TP, 7” x 10”
This is 1775. With the War for Independence playing out across the colonies, Seth and Mercy Abbott find their new marriage tested at every turn as the demands of the frontlines and the home front collide. Rebels details the epic story of the colonists who, in a few short, turbulent years, created the nation of America. Collects Rebels #1–#10.
• An all-star team of artists lead by Andrea Mutti!
• The full run of Rebels comics in one collection.
“Poignant and so incredibly powerful.”—PopMatters
“A lush, detailed world full of rugged characters.”—IGN

The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia HC
Mary M. Talbot (W) and Bryan Talbot (A)
On sale May 25
FC, 144 pages
$19.99
HC, 6 1/4" x 8 3/4"
From acclaimed writer Mary M. Talbot and graphic-novel pioneer Bryan Talbot comes The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia, a portrait of revolutionary feminist Louise Michel, who took up arms against a French regime that executed thousands. Deported to a penal colony, Michel joined the cause of the indigenous population against colonial oppression.
• Mary M. Talbot, writer of Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes and Sally heathcote Suffragette is a scholar of international acclaim who has published widely on language, gender, and power, particularly in relation to media and consumer culture.
• Artist Bryan Talbot is one of the pioneers of the graphic novel, whose works include The Adventures of Luther Arkwright, The Tale of One Bad Rat, Alice in Sunderland, and the Grandville series.

The Rook Volume 1 TP
Steven Grant (W), Paul Gulacy (A/Cover), and Jesus Aburto (C)
On sale May 25
FC, 104 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”
The Rook is back! Bill DuBay’s time-traveling adventure comic returns, penned and illustrated by comics masters Steven Grant and Paul Gulacy! Restin Dane is ready for action—anyplace, anytime! Collects the Dark Horse Comics series The Rook #1–#4.
• The most popular series to ever be introduced in the pages of Eerie!

The Savage Sword of Conan Volume 22 TP
Various (W/A)
On sale May 18
b&w, 592 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”
Conan crosses paths with Valeria, a former pirate comrade as formidable as she is beautiful. When their mercenary band is fallen upon and captured by seemingly deathless Darfari warriors, there is only one way out for Conan and company—Conan must kill the moon! Final Savage Sword volume! Collects Conan stories from Marvel’s The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian #223–#235.
• Nearly 600 pages, value priced.
 

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The Shadow Glass #1 (of 6)
Aly Fell (W/A/Cover)
On sale Mar 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
A young student of England’s greatest occultist learns her real father is in league with the devil. When Rose finds out that the man who raised her isn’t her father, she ignores his warnings about the terrible secrets of her own past and seeks answers from her childhood teacher Dr. John Dee, the queen’s occult adviser.

The Strain Book 3: The Night Eternal HC
David Lapham (W), Mike Huddleston (A), Dan Jackson (C), and E. M. Gist (Cover)
On sale May 25
FC, 304 pages
$29.99
HC, 7 1/4” x 10 7/8”
It’s been two years since the Master’s plan succeeded and a near apocalypse coated the world in darkness. Now able to roam freely, the Master’s legion of vampires rule the world—a horrifying police state where humans are harvested for blood. As humanity despairs, Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and an unlikely team of heroes continue their fight against extinction and hope to unlock the secret to the Master’s demise. Collects The Strain: The Night Eternal #1–#12 and the short story “A Man of Refined Tastes” from Free Comic Book Day 2015.
“Strongly written, thought provoking, and strikingly illustrated, this is a must read for all.”—Big Comic Page
“The comic timing, the narrative style and the art really work well to bring a comic that could just turn it up to 11.”—Big Comic Page

This Damned Band TP
Paul Cornell (W), Tony Parker (A/Cover), and Lovern Kindzierski (C)
On sale May 4
FC, 144 pages
$17.99
TP, 7” x 10”
The biggest rock band in the world thought they were only pretending to worship Satan. As they record the documentary of what might be their final world tour, they discover the horrifying truth.
From Paul Cornell (Wolverine, Action Comics) and Tony Parker (Mass Effect: Foundation) comes a darkly hilarious adventure of black magic and classic rock! Collects This Damned Band #1–#6.
“This is a refreshing take on the excesses of rock music that continues to be an absolute delight to read.”—Graphic Policy
 

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Tomb Raider II #2
Mariko Tamaki (W), Phillip Sevy (A), Michael Atiyeh (Cover), and Agustin Alessio (Cover)
On sale Mar 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
After Rise of the Tomb Raider, Lara Croft’s adventure continues with Eisner Award- winning writer Mariko Tamaki!
To discover the true nature of the soul, Lara is drawn into a hunt for a rare mushroom said to grant immortality. However, she’s not the only one in pursuit--the Knights of the Spore will stop at nothing to take Lara down!

Trump: The Complete Collection: Essential Kurtzman Volume Two HC
Harvey Kurtzman (W/Cover), Will Elder (P), Jack Davis (I), and Al Jaffee (C)
On sale May 25
FC, 168 pages
$29.99
HC, 8” x 11”
Trump (1956-57) was Harvey Kurtzman’s dream magazine for Hugh Hefner and Playboy. Despite top talent (Mel Brooks, Will Elder, Jack Davis, Wally Wood), only two issues saw print. Six decades later the legendary Trump is finally collected, including the aborted issue #3. This overdue collection will blow comic fans’ minds!
• Content that will rivet fans and collectors, including never-before-seen art intended for the unpublished Trump #3.
• The fascinating creation of Trump magazine is detailed, featuring the unusual crossover of Hugh Hefner’s Playboy empire with the core team that created and then abandoned MAD magazine.
 

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Usagi Yojimbo #153
Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)
On sale Mar 16
b&w, 24 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
In his effort to save a village, Usagi’s fate takes a turn when he must defend a kappa—a supernatural creature that would normally be his enemy—from an even deadlier threat: a renegade of its own species! The trail leads him to the monster’s lair with his only weapons: two swords and some cucumbers!
“A perfect comic. It has humor, it has drama, it has sadness, it has joy. It’s beautifully drawn, it’s approachable from multiple angles, and it rewards both long-time readers and first-time visitors.”—Comic Book Resources

FROM THE INCOMPARABLE WALT KELLY!
Walt Kelly’s Fables and Funnies HC
Walt Kelly (W/A/Cover)
On sale May 18
FC, 240 pages
$49.99
HC, 7” x 10”
Before achieving international fame as the creator of Pogo, Walt Kelly illustrated numerous fairy tales and nursery rhymes for Dell Comics in the 1940s. Featuring selections from Fairy Tale Parade, Four Color Comics, Raggedy Ann and Andy, and Santa Claus Funnies, this volume exemplifies the legacy of one of comics’ greatest masters.
• Kelly won a Reuben Award and an Inkpot Award and was an inductee into both the National Cartoon Museum and the Will Eisner Hall of Fame.
• Includes a foreword by author John E. Petty and a preface by editor David W. Tosh.
 

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