DARK HORSE July 2016 Solicitations

Dark Horse July 2016 cover
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Credit: Dark Horse Comics

“A dark and dangerous ride through a realm of evil.”—Comic Book Resources
 
Abe Sapien #35
 
Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Max Fiumara(A/Cover), Dave Stewart (C), and Sebastián Fiumara (Cover)
 
On sale July 13
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
 
The necromancer Gustav Strobl demonstrates his newfound power as Abe Sapien reaches England in the final calm before the storm of Dark and Terrible.
 
 
 

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“[Keeps] well within what Alien is known for. So if you have a hankering for survival horror, this will satisfy your craving.”—Geek Sushi
 
Aliens: Defiance #4
 
Brian Wood (W), Riccardo Burchielli (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Massimo Carnevale (Cover)
 
On sale July 27
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
Colonial Marine Private Zula Hendricks is AWOL deep in space along with the combat synthetic Davis 01, chasing the trail of the xenomorph threat. But in the eerie quiet of a space graveyard the ghosts of her past are catching up with her, and Weyland-Yutani isn’t far behind.  
 
 
 
 

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The most anticipated graphic novel of 2016!
 
Angel Catbird Volume 1 TP
 
Margaret Atwood (W), Johnnie Christmas (A/Cover), and Tamra Bonvillain (C)
 
On sale Sept 6
FC, 112 pages
$10.99
TP, 6” x 9”
 
Internationally best-selling and respected novelist Margaret Atwood and acclaimed artist Johnnie Christmas collaborate for one of the most highly anticipated comic book and literary events of 2016!
 
A young genetic engineer is accidentally mutated by his own experiment when his DNA is merged with that of a cat and an owl. What follows is ahumorous, action-driven, pulp-inspired superhero adventure—with a lot of cat puns.
 
• Margaret Atwood’s first original graphic novel!
 
• Atwood has been published in over thirty-five countries, is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays, and has won the Man Booker Prize, the Giller Prize, the Premio Mondello, and more.
 
• Features bonus content by David Mack, Matt Kindt, Tyler Crook, and more!
 
 
 

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FIRST ASTRO BOY APPEARANCE!
 
Astro Boy Omnibus Volume 5 TP
 
Osamu Tezuka (W/A/Cover)
 
On sale Sept 28
b&w, 688 pages
$19.99
TP, 4 1/2” x 6 1/2"
 
Taking his second century by storm, Astro Boy remains the robot of choice for legions of readers worldwide. In this volume, Astro must stop the completion of a deadly robot built from alien blueprints, explosive Astro Boy balloons terrorize Tokyo, the very first appearance of Astro Boy from 1952, and more!
 
• Osamu Tezuka is renowned internationally as a master cartoonist, animator, and storyteller.
 
• Inspiration for three animated series and the 2009 feature film.
 
 
 

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From National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Eisner Award winner, and #1 New York Times bestseller Gene Yang!
 
Avatar: The Last Airbender—North and South Part One TP
 
Gene Luen Yang (W), Michael Dante DiMartino (W), Bryan Konietzko (W), and Gurihiru (A/C/Cover)
 
On sale Sept 14
FC, 80 pages
$10.99
TP, 6” x 9”
 
When Aang leaves to aid Zuko with the Kemurikage, Katara and Sokka return to the Southern Water Tribe by themselves. Katara is shocked to find that her beloved village has become a bustling city, with none other than their father, Hakoda, in charge! A northerner named Malina seems to be behind this change, pushing the North and South to be more unified . . . but what are her true goals?
 
• The official continuation of Airbender from its creators, Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko!
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“Fans should prepare themselves for a thrilling and adventurous ride.”—Entertainment Weekly
 
Avatar: The Last Airbender—Smoke and Shadow Library Edition HC
 
Gene Luen Yang (W), Michael Dante DiMartino (W), Bryan Konietzko (W), and Gurihiru (A/C/Cover)
 
On sale Sept 21
FC, 240 pages
$39.99
HC, 9” x 12”
 
 
The Fire Nation is threatened by a prophecy told by the Kemurikage—mysterious figures thought only to exist in legend: “Remove Zuko from the throne or the country will perish!” Unrest is brewing as the New Ozai Society prepares to make its move against the Crown, and children begin to go missing from their homes under mysterious circumstances! Avatar Aang and his friends are doing everything in their power to save them—but will it be enough?
 
This special oversized edition features parts 1–3 with annotations by writer Gene Luen Yang and artists Gurihiru and a sketchbook section with new behind-the-scenes material!
 
 
 

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“If you appreciate good horror stories and gorgeous artwork, there’s no excuse as to why you haven’t bought this already. Go. Now.”—Comix I Read
 
Baltimore: Empty Graves #4 (of 5)
 
Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Peter Bergting (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Ben Stenbeck (Cover)
 
On sale July 6
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
Led to a sultan’s tomb in their search for the Blood-Red Witch, Baltimore and his companions get answers from unexpected sources that will lead them not only to the witch, but to the Red King as well.
 
 
 

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Face your fear—save the planet!
 
The Battles of Bridget Lee: Invasion of Farfall TP
 
Ethan Young (W/A/Cover)
 
On sale Sept 21
FC, 80 pages
$10.99
TP, 7” x 10”
 
There is no longer a generation that remembers a time before the Marauders invaded Earth. Bridget Lee, an ex–combat medic now residing at the outpost Farfall, may be the world’s last hope. But Bridget will need to overcome her own fears before she can save her people. Her legend begins here.
 
• Acclaimed Nanjing: The Burning City artist/writer Ethan Young creates a sci-fi series!
 
• Ethan Young won a 2007 Independent Publishers Book Award for Best Graphic Novel for Tails.
 
 
 

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Credit: Dark Horse Comics

Black Hammer #1
 
Jeff Lemire (W/Variant cover), Dean Ormston (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
 
On sale July 20
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing
 
A new story from the prodigious brain of Jeff Lemire (Descender), amazingly realized by Dean Ormston (The Sandman) and Dave Stewart (Hellboy)!
 
Once they were heroes, but that age has long since passed. Banished from existence by a multiversal crisis, the old champions of Spiral City—Abraham Slam, Golden Gail, Colonel Weird, Madame Dragonfly, and Barbalien—now lead simple lives in a timeless farming town. Even as they try to find their way home, trouble has a unique way of finding heroes wherever they are!
 
• Variant cover by Jeff Lemire!
 
“An epic, gripping superhero mystery . . . Black Hammer is easily one of Lemire’s best creations.” —Scott Snyder (Wytches)
 
 
 
 

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RAT QUEENS MEETSFIREFLY!
 
Bounty #1 (of 10)
 
Kurtis Wiebe (W), Mindy Lee (A/Cover), and Leonardo Olea (C)
 
On sale July 6
FC, 40 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
The Gadflies were the most wanted criminals in the galaxy—robbing corporations to redistribute wealth to the destitute. Now, with a bounty to match their reputation, the Gadflies are forced to abandon banditry for a career as bounty hunters . . . ’cause if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em—then rob ’em blind!
 
Rat Queens creator Kurtis Wiebe joins forces with pop-comic sensation Mindy Lee to present a femme fatale sci-fi caper of epic proportions!
 
• Also features an exclusive bonus story and other special content.
 
 
 
 

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The final arc of Hell on Earth starts here!
 
B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #143
 
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Laurence Campbell (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Duncan Fegredo (Cover)
 
On sale July 20
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing
 
Kate and Panya argue over abandoning BPRD headquarters, while in New York City Johann and Liz fight a seemingly unstoppable opponent as the Ogdru Jahad spawns dozens more monsters by the hour.
 
 
 
 
 

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Return of the Exorcist!
 
B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth Volume 14: The Exorcist TP
 
Mike Mignola (W), Cameron Stewart (W/A), Chris Roberson (W), Mike Norton (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Laurence Campbell (Cover)
 
On sale Sept 21
FC, 144 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”
 
BPRD field agent Ashley Strode attempts to purge a demon from a hundred-year-old exorcist, utilizing a deadly rite that sends both of them into a spiritual hell. When she returns, her commitment to fighting the forces of evil in the world leads her to a rural town where a demon-worshiping cult is believed to be kidnapping children.
 
Collects B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: Exorcism #1–#2 and B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #140–#142.
 
 
 

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VENGEANCE IS REAL!
 
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #29
 
Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs(A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)
 
On sale July 20
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
The Big Bad is revealed—and so is Ghost Anya! Buffy and the Scoobies know what they are up against, but will they be able to stop the current world-ending course of events?
 
 
 
 

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Conan Volume 20: A Witch Shall Be Born HC
 
Fred Van Lente (W), Brian Ching (A), José Luis (P), Andy Owens (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Paul Renaud (Cover)
 
On sale Sept 7
FC, 152 pages
$24.99
HC, 7” x 10”
 
Writer Fred Van Lente’s incredible run on Conan reaches its epic conclusion! This spellbinding volume features an evil witch bent on vengeance against her twin sister, as well as what is perhaps the most famous event in the Conan mythos—Conan’s crucifixion! Collects issues #20–#25 of Conan the Avenger.
 
• Fred Van Lente wraps up his epic run!
 
• Features one of the most famous scenes in the canon—the crucifixion of Conan!
 
• Artist José Luis joins series regular Brian Ching!
 
 
 

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Credit: Dark Horse Comics

Cullen Bunn writes Conan!
 
Conan the Slayer #1
 
Cullen Bunn (W), Sergio Dávila (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), Lee Bermejo (Cover), Mark Schultz (Variant cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
 
On sale July 13
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
Alone, battle weary, and with nothing but his sword, Conan of Cimmeria faces his inevitable death in the arid wastes . . . but instead stumbles into a camp of Kozaki raiders. With a knife at his throat and a band of Turanian hunters at his back, will the half-dead barbarian find a new ally in the Kozaki chief? 
 
• Covers by Lee Bermejo and Mark Schultz!
 
• A new number one—a perfect jumping-on point for new readers!
 
 
 

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Cryptocracy #2
 
Van Jensen (W) and Pete Woods (A/Cover)
 
On sale July 27
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
The Nine Families have ruled civilization from the shadows for time beyond memory. But now, for the first time, they are being hunted. Family leaders begrudgingly forge an alliance to discover the hunter’s identity, but in so doing only place themselves in greater danger.
 
 
 

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TWENTY GORGEOUS POSTERS FROM THE DRAGON AGE SERIES!
 
Dragon Age: Inquisition—The Poster Collection TP
 
Various (A)
 
On sale Sept 28
FC, 42 pages
$24.99
TP, 12” x 16”
 
Collecting twenty premium-quality posters from BioWare’s fan-favorite, award-winning fantasy video game epic! Dark Horse is proud to present this assembly of removable prints, featuring gorgeous art hand selected by the game’s creators. Whether you’re a hardcore fan or new to the world of Dragon Age, this beautiful poster book is not to be missed!
 
• Deluxe oversized poster collection of art from the Dragon Age game series!
 
• The Dragon Age series is one of the most beloved sagas in gaming history!
 
 
 

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Multiple Eisner and Harvey Award winner!
 
Dark Horse Presents #24
 
Caleb Goellner (W), Al Gordon (W), Carla Speed McNeil (W/A), Rich Woodall (W), Michael T. Gilbert (W/A), Dean Motter (W/A), Buster Moody(A), Bo Hampton (A), Craig Rousseau(A), and Geof Darrow (Cover)
 
On sale July 20
FC, 48 pages
$4.99
Ongoing
 
This month, follow reluctant astronaut Brad as he traverses an unknown planet in the hilarious space adventure Slothed in Space, featuring the work of Caleb Goellner and Buster Moody!
 
Plus, all-new chapters of Al Gordon and Bo Hampton’s The Once and Future Tarzan, Carla Speed McNeil’s Finder: Chase the Lady, Rich Woodall and Craig Rousseau’s Kyrra: Alien Jungle Girl, Michael T. Gilbert’s Mr. Monster, and Dean Motter’s Mister X: Pokerface!
 
Dark Horse Presents . . . is a must-read for any and all comic book fans, both casual and hardcore.”—ComicBooked.com
 
 
 

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A monstrous love ballad
 
Dear Creature HC
 
Jonathan Case (W/A/Cover)
 
On sale Sept 28
b&w, 192 pages
$22.99
HC, 7” x 10”
 
Deep beneath the waves Grue discovers love after finding Shakespeare’s plays in cola bottles. When his first attempt at companionship in the world above ends . . . poorly, Grue searches for the person who cast the plays into the sea. What he finds is love in the arms of Giulietta?but with his wicked past catching up to him, Grue must decide if becoming a new man means ignoring the monster he was.
 
• Brand-new hardcover edition of Jonathan Case’s debut graphic novel!
 
 
 
 

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“Like a cross between sci-fi Jack London, The Abyss and the criss-cross espionage of Kindt’s previous material, there is no element of this new project we’re not ecstatically awaiting.”—Paste Magazine
 
Dept. H #4
 
Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover) and Sharlene Kindt (C)
 
On sale July 20
FC, 28 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
From New York Times best-selling author Matt Kindt (MIND MGMT, Past Aways, Super Spy)!
                                                                        
With time running out, Mia launches a final, desperate attempt to rescue her brother. But the mission is endangered as soon as it begins when the crew encounters the dangers of the ocean floor: earthquakes, lava, and the creatures that lurk in the deep.
 
• Featuring content exclusive to the single issues!
 
 
 
Foreword by rock-and-roll legend Gene Simmons!
 
The EC Archives: Weird Fantasy Volume 2 HC
 
Bill Gaines (W), Al Feldstein (W/A), Wally Wood (W/A), Jack Kamen (A), George Roussos (A), Joe Orlando (A), Max Elkan (A), Marie Severin (C), and Carlos Badilla (C)
 
On sale Sept 28
FC, 216 pages
$49.99
HC, 8 3/16” x 11”
 
The fantasies just get weirder at Dark Horse! This wonderful and bizarre volume collects issues #7–#12 of the groundbreaking comics anthology—remastered in glorious digital color! Featuring twenty-four breathtaking tales from iconic writers and artists including Al Feldstein, Jack Kamen, George Roussos, Wally Wood, Joe Orlando, and Max Elkan.
 
• Dark Horse reprints the famous science-fiction comic series!
 
 
 

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Timeless tales for horror fans!
 
Eerie Archives Volume 22 HC
 
Larry Hama (W), Bruce Jones (W), Alfredo Alcala (A), Val Mayerik (A), and Pablo Marcos (A)
 
On sale Sept 7
FC, 256 pages
$49.99
HC, 8” x 11”
 
Alien terrors and celestial double crosses abound in Cousin Eerie’s latest collection of strange suspense and science-fiction fright! Collecting Eerie issues #104 to #108, this tome features stories by Bruce Jones, Larry Hama, Pablo Marcos, Paul Gulacy, Alfredo Alcala, Jose Ortiz, and more! Introduction by Frank Barbiere.
 

• An arresting assembly of timeless terror and classic creators!
 
• All bonus features, fan pages, and letters columns are included! 
 

 
 
 

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Can Cutter be saved?
 
ElfQuest: The Final Quest #15
 
Wendy Pini (W/A/Cover) and Richard Pini (W)
 
On sale July 27
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
After months of tracking, the Wolfrider rescue party finally discovers Cutter in the clutches of an eerie new tribe of elves. But are they too late to reclaim their chief from the edge of madness? Meanwhile, the Djunslander warships have reached the shores of Iceholt, home of the reborn Father Tree. Will the elves’ cherished home fall to the hordes of human mercenaries?
 
• Winner of the Golden Pen Award from the Young Adult Advisory Committee!
 
• Brand-new ElfQuest art and adventures collecting ElfQuest extras from past and present!
 
 
 
Frazetta Signature Pin and Big Magnets
 
Signature logo pin
 
On sale Aug 24
1.75” x 1”
$4.99
 
Frazetta Magnet: The Destroyer
On sale July 6
2.25”
$4.99
 
Frazetta Magnet: The Huntress
On sale July 6
2.25”
$4.99
 
Frazetta Magnet: The Mammoth
On sale July 6
2.25”
$4.99
 
Frazetta Magnet: Silver Warrior
On sale July 6
2.25”
$4.99
 
Dark Horse is continuing to bring forward officially licensed collectibles based on the work of the great fantasy artist Frank Frazetta.
 
We have reproduced Frazetta’s distinctive signature logo in fire-engine red on a black glossy enamel lapel pin measuring 1.75” x 1”.
 
Frazetta’s greatest images are shown on these magnets. Each 2.25” magnet is packaged on a 2.5” x 3.5” card in a hanging polybag. Crisp reproduction makes the art seem to leap from each extra-strong, durable magnet.
 
 
 

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A BATTLE FOR THE AGES!
 
Groo: Fray of the Gods #1
 
Sergio Aragonés (W/A/Cover), Mark Evanier (W), and Tom Luth (C)
 
On sale July 20
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
The gods did not bless Groo with brains, only with the ability to battle. Now, they themselves are in conflict over the spirit and future of mankind . . . and it is Groo who becomes the pawn (unwitting, of course) in their war. If the future of humanity depends on the wanderer—we're all in a lot of trouble.
 
It's the basis for the new twelve-issue Groo limited series, Groo: Fray of the Gods, featuring a fable told by the same old guys as always: Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier, with Tom Luth coloring, and Stan Sakai on the lettering pen.
 
 
 

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“I cannot recommend this book enough.”—Major Spoilers
 
Harrow County #14
 
Cullen Bunn (W) and Tyler Crook (A/Cover)
 
On sale July 13
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
Emmy encounters more strangers in Harrow County, mysterious and powerful with supernatural abilities. As she learns more about the strange brood that claims to be her family, she is lured further into their world. But staying with them will have a dire cost for Emmy—and all of Harrow County.
 
• The latest Harrow County arc reveals secrets about Emmy’s past!
 
• Featuring special backup stories exclusive to the single issues!
 
In development for television on SyFy!
 
 
 

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Harrow County is a masterful creation that lingers in the small moments of terror in our daily lives.”—Bloody Disgusting
 
Harrow County Volume 3: Snake Doctor TP
 
Cullen Bunn (W), Tyler Crook (A/C/Cover), Carla Speed McNeil (A), Hannah Christenson (A/C), and Jenn Manley Lee (C)
 
On sale Sept 14
FC, 136 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”
 
The Skinless Boy seeks to understand the mysteries of his past, Emmy investigates a haunted house, and a malevolent serpent sows madness and malice in the minds of the Holler’s residents. Collects issues #9–#12 of the hit series!
 
• Collecting the third arc of the chilling series from Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook (The Sixth Gun)!
 
 
 
 

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House of Penance is hypnotic, disturbing and mysterious in all the right ways.”—Jeff Lemire (Descender)
 
House of Penance #4 (of 6)
 
Peter Tomasi (W), Ian Bertram (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
 
On sale July 20
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
A tale of horror from creator Peter Tomasi (Batman and Robin,Green Lantern), illustrated by the terrifyingly talented Ian Bertram (Bowery Boys, Batman: Eternal)!
 
The chaotic construction is no longer enough to keep Sarah’s ghosts at bay, so she tries something more extreme to ease her conscience. Peck’s nightmares are growing worse, too. Brought together by their dark visions, the heiress and the outlaw are getting closer, but Sarah’s sister doesn’t like it one bit.
 
IT’S NOT JUST THE HOUSE THAT’S HAUNTED . . .
 
 
 

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A must-have for any Legend of Korra fan!
 
The Legend of Korra—The Poster Collection TP
 
Various (A)
 
On sale Sept 28
FC, 42 pages
$24.99
TP, 12” x 16”
 
Regarded as one of the highest-quality shows on TV, The Legend of Korra has garnered critical acclaim, dozens of awards, and thousands of fans since its 2012 debut. Relive all of your favorite moments with this oversized poster collection packed with stunning scenery and extraordinary characters!
 
• Return to Republic City with this oversized poster collection!
 
• Full-color pages can be easily removed for display!
 
 
 

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Grimy and Gritty until the very end, it’s a pleasure as always.”—Big Comic Page
 
Lobster Johnson: Metal Monsters of Midtown #3 (of 3)
 
Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Tonci Zonjic (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
 
On sale July 27
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries
 
The giant robot invasion of New York comes to a showdown when the Lobster has to get into a machine’s head to drive it out of the city.
 
• Mignola, Arcudi, Zonjic, and Stewart do pulp right with this epic conclusion!
 
 
 
 

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Filled with fluid scenes of action, violence, and of course explosions.”—Graphic Policy
 
Lone Wolf 2100: Chase the Setting Sun TP
 
Eric Heisserer (W), Miguel Sepulveda (A), Javier Mena (C), and Brian Kalin O’Connell (Cover)
 
On sale Sept 14
FC, 104 pages
$15.99
TP, 6” x 9”
 
AD 2100: The world has been devastated by a manmade plague. Young Daisy Ogami is infected but unaffected. In her blood can be found a cure that will save humanity, but the remaining world powers are less concerned with preserving humanity and more with being the first nation to return to power.
 
Unfortunately for them, Daisy has a protector: a loyal android named Itto. Together, they set out across the Plague Lands looking for a way to save the world! Collects issues #1–#4.
 
• Screenwriter Eric Heisserer takes on Lone Wolf 2100!
 
 
 

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All-ages fantasy adventure!
 
Mae #3
 
Gene Ha (W/A/Cover) and Wesley Hartman(C)
 
On sale July 27
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
As Mae and her sister venture deeper into the fantasy world on the hunt for their kidnapped father, the sisters find new supernatural allies and meet dangerous enemies determined to bring them down.
 
Gene Ha was awarded the 1994 Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award and has won four Eisner Awards.
 
“[Mae is]a fun lead protagonist. She asks questions, but isn’t completely a fish out of water thanks to the fact that she’s a geek.”—The Mary Sue 
 
 
 

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The environment’s first responders
 
The Massive: Ninth Wave Library Edition HC
 
Brian Wood (W), Garry Brown (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and J. P. Leon (Cover)
 
On sale Sept 14
FC, 152 pages
$24.99
HC, 8” x 12”
 
In the pages of The Massive, Ninth Wave was struggling to repair a broken world. But before that, it was the preeminent global environmental-rescue unit, taking on criminals, polluters, politicians, and rogue states. 
 
Critically acclaimed writer Brian Wood and artist Garry Brown go back to the beginning with the Ninth Wave environmental action unit, sharing stories from the front lines of the eco-war in The Massive: Ninth Wave #1–#6, now collected in a beautiful hardcover perfect for any library collection.
 
“A welcome look at a strong cast of characters who are at their peak, rather than suffering through the effects of a world gone mad.”—Comic Book Resources
 
 
 

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From the mind of master storyteller Neil Gaiman!
 
Neil Gaiman’s Troll Bridge HC
 
Neil Gaiman (W) and Colleen Doran (W/A/Cover)
 
On sale Sept 21
FC, 64 pages
$14.99
HC, 6.5” x 10”
 
Young Jack’s world was full of ghosts and ghouls, but one monster—a ravenous and hideous troll—would haunt him long into manhood. As the beast sups upon a lifetime of Jack’s fear and regret, Jack must find the courage within himself to face the fiend once and for all!
 
• Beautifully adapted by Colleen Doran (The Sandman, Stan Lee’s Amazing Fantastic Incredible: A Marvelous Memoir)!
 
• A gorgeous new addition to your Gaiman library!
 
 
 
 

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New Lone Wolf and Cub Volume 10 TP
 
Kazuo Koike (W) and Hideki Mori (A/Cover)
 
On sale Sept 7
b&w, 232 pages
$13.99
TP, 5” x 7 1/8”
 
T?g? Shigekata and Daigoro have battled to the gates of Edo but now plunge into the rugged mountains east of the capital to find an eccentric hermit swordsmith whose black-steel blades can shatter a d?tanuki battle sword. That is, if Mamiya Rinz?’s mountain warriors don’t reach him first!
 
• Written by Lone Wolf and Cub creator Kazuo Koike!
 
Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus program is collecting the entirety of the original series in value-priced editions.
 
 
 
 

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The best-selling game adaptation roars forward!
 
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 5: Petal to the Metal HC
 
Paul Tobin (W), Ron Chan (A/Cover), and Matthew J. Rainwater (C)
 
On sale Sept 7
FC, 80 pages
$9.99
HC, 6” x 9”
 
Sun-powered, plant-driven speedsters versus 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 series of races to determine the future of Neighborville! The car-filled competition is underway! Paul Tobin and Ron Chan return to deliver another hilarious zombie battle to your burg! Collects issues #7–#9 of the series.
 
• Eisner Award winner Paul Tobin continues his hilarious PVZ run!
 
• The official comic of the addictive video games!
 
 
 

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“Exactly as awesome as it sounds.”—ComicsAlliance
 
Predator vs. Judge Dredd vs. Aliens #1 (of 4)
 
John Layman (W), Chris Mooneyham (A), Michael Ayiyeh (C), and Glenn Fabry (Cover)
 
On sale July 27
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
The ultimate science-fiction crossover pits the legendary lawman Judge Dredd against the universe’s supreme hunters, the Predators, as they both try to survive an onslaught by the galaxy’s ultimate killing machines, the Aliens!
 
• Written by Eisner Award–winning, NYT best-selling Chew creator John Layman!
 
• Covers by Eisner Award winner Glenn Fabry!
 
 
 
 

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There is so much intrigue and awesomeness packed into the first issue that I am sincerely out-of-my-mind nerdgasming for more.”—Bloody Disgusting
 
Prometheus: Life and Death #2 (of 4)
 
Dan Abnett (W), Andrea Mutti (A), Rain Beredo (C), and David Palumbo (Cover)
 
On sale July 13
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
The Engineer’s ship finally makes planetfall, and the Colonial Marine stowaways find themselves on a world even more deadly than the one they left behind!
 
The Life and Death story cycle becomes the sequel to Fire and Stone as the characters end up on LV-223—the planet of Prometheus!
 
 
 

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The Shadow Glass #5 (of 6)
 
Aly Fell (W/A/Cover)
 
On sale July 20
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
Rosalind sets out to avenge the death of her father but makes a mistake that could be fatal for her and the creature in the Shadow Glass.
 
“Aly Fell’s artwork transports me to a world of dark magic and beauty that I want to live in.”—Joëlle Jones (Lady Killer)
 
 
 

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Mariko Tamaki’s thrilling conclusion!
 
Tomb Raider #6
 
Mariko Tamaki (W), Phillip Sevy (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Agustin Alessio (Cover)
 
On sale July 27
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
Eisner Award–winning writer Mariko Tamaki’s exhilarating first arc comes to a close!
 
Professor Demur has located a mushroom said to grant the impossible in a feat that nearly cost him his life—and Lara’s! However, danger still lingers, and it’s stalking Lara Croft!
 
• For those who enjoy fast-paced action, adventure, and the 2013 Tomb Raider and Rise of the Tomb Raider games!
 
• By Eisner Award–winning author Mariko Tamaki.
 
 
 

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Usagi Yojimbo #156
 
Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)
 
On sale July 20
FC, 24 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
 
Part 2 of “The Secret of the Hell Screen”!
 
While the vicious murder of a samurai at a remote temple is investigated, the assassin returns! Now with two murders to solve in connection with the Hell Screen, Inspector Ishida is no closer to finding the killer. Meanwhile, the son of the Screen’s painter surfaces at the temple! Usagi acts as bait to lure the culprit in . . . but has the killer been under their noses the entire time?
 
“Stan Sakai is able to spin a web of emotions with few words . . . nothing is lost as each sentence has a meaning and purpose towards the larger narrative. The art is equally gorgeously simple . . . a must read for any comic book fan.”—Graphic Policy
 
 
 
 

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The Usagi Yojimbo Saga Volume 7 TP & Ltd. Ed. HC
 
Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)
 
On sale Sept 21
b&w, 624 pages
$24.99
TP, 7” x 10”
 
On sale Sept 21
b&w, 624 pages
$79.99
Ltd. Ed. HC, 7” x 10”
 
 
This seventh volume includes “Traitors of the Earth,” in which Usagi faces the undead, “A Town Called Hell,” wherein Usagi is caught between two competing gang lords, “Those Who Tread on the Scorpion’s Tail,” which pits Usagi against the notorious Red Scorpions, and more!
 
Collects Usagi Yojimbo Volume Three #117–#138 and the Free Comic Book Day 2009 story “One Dark and Stormy Night.”
 
“One of the longest running series in comics, the quality of the narrative still remains undeniably high.”—Paste Magazine
 
 
 

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Fred Van Lente and Guiu Vilanova’s new series is an H. P. Lovecraft inspired take on a murder mystery.”—Infinite Comix
 
Weird Detective #2 (of 5)
 
Fred Van Lente (W), Guiu Vilanova (A/Cover), and Mauricio Wallace (C)
 
On sale July 20
FC, 48 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
 
Det. Sebastian Greene is on the case to capture the Lovecraftian monster leaving the empty skins of human victims all over New York City and uncover its connection to a blasphemous crime family. At the same time, his partner, Det. Sana Fayez, tries to uncover Greene's sanity-blasting secret, but can her mind survive learning the weird detective's true identity? 
 
 
 
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Figures
 
On sale Oct 26
 
Ciri figure
7.5” tall
$29.99
 
Yennifer figure
7.85” tall
$29.99
 
Eredin figure
8.5” tall
$29.99
 
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, based on the best-selling fantasy novels by Andrzej Sapkowski, was the most popular and critically acclaimed video game of 2015..
 
Dark Horse Deluxe is proud to announce, in partnership with CD Projekt RED, a high- end product line based on The Witcher debuting in fall 2016.
 
Joining the previously solicited Geralt and Triss are three new characters: Ciri, Yennifer, and Eredin (the Wild Hunt King).  Each figure is about 8” tall and includes a 1.5” base.
 
Each deluxe figure is designed to the character’s likeness, custom painted, and displayed in deluxe window box.
 

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