LION FORGE January 2018 Solicitations

Lion Forge January 2018 cover
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CATALYST PRIME: ACCELL #7
Writer: Joe Casey
Artist: Damion Scott
Cover Artist: Chriscross
After taking a beating from the mercenary Midnight Blue, Accell’s life as a super spedster is fractured between science and mysticism.
An old friend returns from the spirit realm to guide Accell on the right path, while scientist Althea Morrison works with the hero to figure out just how fast he can go.
The world’s first public superhero is about to have his perceptions of life torn apart at breakneck speed.
32 Pages / Full Color / $3.99

CATALYST PRIME: ASTONISHER #4
Writer: Alex De Campi
Artist: Pop Mhan
Cover Artist: Pop Mhan
Synopsis
To save his celebrity reputation after a near-death experience, Magnus Attarian became the world’s newest meteor-powered superhero, The Astonisher…and it’s been a colossal failure.
Now recovering from brain trauma in a mental facility, one of Magnus’s enemies has returned, to kill Magnus and prevent him from interfering with a plan to control all of Earth’s new superpowered people.
32 Pages / Full Color / $3.99

CATALYST PRIME: INCIDENTALS #5
Writer: Joe Casey & Ramon Govea
Artist: Will Rosado
Cover Artist: Sanford Greene
New series artist Will Rosado and guest cover artist Sanford Greene take the world’s first superpowered team into their next mission!
The Incidentals saved the superpowered teenager called Seven, but the strongest member of their team was kidnapped in the process.
Professor Whisper has captured superhuman MMA fighter Alex Winters, and she’s going to push his body to the breaking point to learn the true nature of everyone’s enhanced abilities.
32 Pages / Full Color / $3.99

CATALYST PRIME: KINO #3
Writer: Joe Casey
Artist: Jefte Palo
Cover Artists: Jefta Palo, TBA
Clarence Coal, the world’s greatest hunter, has been hired by the Foresight Corporation to locate Alistair Meath, the superhero called KINO.
Agent Gilmour from Britain’s MI6 is on Kino’s tail as well, but the superhero is having strange problems of his own, fighting a group of enhanced children who want to tear him apart, limb from limb.
Paths converge as the secrets behind Kino’s new life as a superhero begin to unravel.
32 Pages / Full Color / $3.99

CATALYST PRIME: NOBLE #8
Writer: Brandon Thomas
Artist: Roger Robinson
Cover Artist: Khary Randolph
Surrounded by enemies on all sides, superpowered telekinetic David Powell and his wife, ex-mercenary Astrid Allen-Powell, stand side by side in a final stand to save the world and protect the life of their greatest nemesis.
But now that David has his full range of memories back, how far will he go to protect a life he’s fought for months to regain?
32 Pages / Full Color / $3.99

CATALYST PRIME: SUMMIT #2
Writer: Amy Chu
Artist: Jan Duursema
Cover Artist: Jan Duursema, Keron Grant, Patrick Zircher
Dr. Valentina Resnick-Baker helped save the world from annihilation, and gained cosmic powers because of it. She tried to hold the power in check, and failed.
Now, Val’s testing the limits of the plasma energy her body harnesses, but the clock starts ticking when Val finds out a young friend of hers is in danger, and the path to becoming the hero called Summit takes a sharp turn.
32 Pages / Full Color / $3.99

CATALYST PRIME: SUPERB #6
Writer: David Walker & Sheena C. Howard
Artist: Ray-Anthony Height
Cover Artist: Nilah Magruder
Ohio’s new superheroes, Cosmosis and Amina, have barely survived taking on the soldiers from Foresight Corp.
The enemy knows their secret identities, and has their parents in custody, forcing the heroes to go into the belly of the beast to reunite their families.
But their new ally Abbie is taking on Foresight in a different way, and the secrets she digs up may turn the tide of battle.
32 Pages / Full Color $3.99

DREAM OF THE BUTTERFLY VOL. 1: RABBITS ON THE MOON
Writer: Richard Marazano
Artist: Luo Yin
Cover Artist: Luo Yin
Tutu is lost in a village where winter is eternal and the rabbits of the secret police find her guilty of one of the worst crimes imaginable—being a little girl! The Emperor of this strange town holds the key to her redemption, but it will come at a price.
Multicultural story based on a Chinese parable by Chuang Tzu (“The Dream of the Butterfly”), with a touch of Alice through the Looking Glass Gorgeous art mixes manga, US, and European influences to create something unique. Volume 1 won Best Children’s Book at the Angouleme festival in 2011
112 pages / Full Color / $12.99

VOLTRON LEGENDARY DEFENDER VOL. 2: THE PILGRIMAGE
Writers: Tim Hedrick & Mitch Iverson
Artists: Jung Gwan, Rubine
Cover Artist: Mariko
Author(s): Tim Hedrick & Mitch Iverson
Artist(s): Jung Gwan, Rubine
Cover Artist(s): Mariko
When the Voltron Paladins respond to a distress call, they discover a group of alien settlers on a mining planet under attack by the Galra. The five daring pilots must then escort the convoy of rescued settlers to their new home. To succeed they must cross into increasingly dangerous territory, successfully navigate amongst frightening predators and colossal beasts, and battle the evil Galra!
136 Pages / Full Color / $14.99

WRAPPED UP #4
Writer: Dav Scheidt
Artist: Scoot McMahon, Sean Dove, Kelsey Wroten
Cover Artists: Scoot McMahon, James Stanton
Milo's class is taking a field trip, and his stepsister Jill is way too cool, teen, and goth to be a chaperone. But the trip gets a whole lot more exciting when they hear the rumblings of a giant, hungry monster—a kaiju! It's up to Milo and Jill to save a whole bus full of kids from certain doom!
Wrapped Up #4 features a backup story drawn by Kelsey Wroten.
32 Pages / Full Color / $3.99


MAGNETIC COLLECTION

INFINITY 8 #1
Writer: Lewis Trondheim and Zep
Artist: Dominique Bertail
Cover Artist: Dominique Bertail
The deep-space cruise ship "Infinity 8" encounters a field of debris from who knows where, and eight of the ship's top security agents are sent to investigate in eight separate parallel time-loops.  But secrets lie within the inter-species population on the ship, some of whom may know more than they lead on...
- The debut of a far-out, pulpy, sci-fi series of parallel adventures in the tongue-in-cheek tradition of the original Heavy Metal, but for a new generation.
- 8 different 3-issue arcs explore each of the agents parallel investigations, each by a different creative team of the most popular creators in France: Lewis Trondheim, Olivier Vatine Zep, Dominique Bertail, Fabien Vehlmann, Balez, Kris, Trystram, De Felici, and Boulet.
- Each 3-issue arc is self-contained, but together they unravel the larger mystery.
- Conceived and directed by the legendary Lewis Trondheim and Olivier Vatine.
32 Pages / Full Color / $3.99

GHOST MONEY #6 (of 10)
Writer: Thierry Smolderen
Artist: Dominique Bertail
Cover Artist: Dominique Bertail
Bruised, bloodied, and terrified, Lindsay carefully flees the terrorist-occupied Dubai hotel tower only to find herself in the rescuing clutches of Hendricks team. But when their questions come up fruitless, her own curiosity is piqued.  It’s time for her to go on the defense…
- A taut, politically relevant thriller in today’s global political climate.
- MR ROBOT meets HOMELAND by way of BLACK MIRROR.
- Written by noted French author and comic historian Thierry Smolderen (“GYPSY”, “MCCAY”).
- Illustrated by noted comic artist and cinematic storyboard artist Dominique Bertail.
32 Pages / Full Color / $3.99

LITTLE TAILS ON THE FARM #5 (of 6)
Writer: Frederic Brremaud
Artist: Federico Bertolucci
Cover Artist: Federico Bertolucci
Chipper and Squizzo set out on a hunt for some fresh milk for their breakfast, taking the adventurous duo across the fields of a nearby farm, where they meet horses, pigs, goats, bulls, and more!
- From the creators of the award winning LOVE series.  “LOVE: THE TIGER”, now in its third printing, won the Special Jury Award at the 2011 Lucca Comics Festival, and was selected by the ALA/YALSA for their list of GREAT GRAPHIC NOVELS FOR TEENS ’15 and QUICK PICKS FOR RELUCTANT READERS.  “LOVE: THE FOX”) won the gold medal for BEST GRAPHIC NOVEL from the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards.
- Artist Federico Bertolucci was nominated for the EISNER AWARD for BEST PAINTER/MULTI-MEDIA ARTIST two years in a row (2015 and 2016).
- Includes 3 pages of additional trivia about each featured animal in the back of the book.
- Lesson plans available to schools, libraries, and wildlife conservation societies from our website (free download).
32 Pages / Full Color / $14.99

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