Here are the latest titles added to our comic pullsheet.
(W) Dan Jurgens, Jeff King (A/CA) Ethan Van
Where do worlds go when they die?
The Earthquakes felt round the Multiverse, Superman’s lost days after “Doomed,” the World’s End – all these points will converge as the history of the DCU is spun from a new perspective, the perspective of a mad god and his arrogant child. The biggest story in DC history ties into literally every DC story ever told – and it all begins here.
Kingdom Come, Red Son, Wild West Justice League, Captain Carrot and the Zoo Crew – all the worlds you remember can still be found on Telos. Everything matters. Every story matters.
Don’t miss the start of DC’s April/May 2015 event with this special issue!
BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT #1
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Viktor Bogdanovic, Art Thibert (CA) Dan Panosian
The Joker is dead. Arkham City is closed. As a new day begins, Bruce Wayne finds himself in devastating pain, recovering from his injuries and questioning whether his role as Batman is still necessary to the city’s survival. But as the sun rises in Gotham City, dangerous new threats emerge from the shadows…and the Arkham Knight is just beginning. Don’t miss this in-continuity prequel comic set prior to the events of the brand-new video game Batman: Arkham Knight!
STRANGE SPORTS STORIES #1 (OF 4) (MR)
Comics’ top talents, including some making their Vertigo debut, take on the classic DC Comics anthology title for four issues of strange, scary, sexy and sensational sports stories. Featuring stories and art by Brian Azzarello, CM Punk, Paul Pope, Gilbert Hernandez, Lauren Beukes, Ben McCool, Ivan Brandon, Monica Gallagher, Lee Loughridge, Nick Dragotta, Christopher Mitten, Darick Robertson, Mark Finn, John Lucas, Gabe Soria, Ronald Wimberly, Michael DiMotta, Tim Fish, Rael Lyra and many more!
DC COMICS MOTHER BOX PROP REPLICA
Now you can own your own sentient, miniaturized, portable supercomputer and feel like you are one of the New Gods with this intricately detailed prop replica. Just don’t expect it to be able to actually open a “boom tube” and transport you to New Genesis. WITH LIGHTS AND SOUND! Measures Approximately 8.75″ Tall
ALL NEW HAWKEYE #1
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Ramon K. Perez
Hawkeye returns in an all-new series featuring superstar writer Jeff Lemire in his Marvel debut and Eisner Award-winning artist Ramon Perez, as they bring you a fresh new look into the life of everyone’s favorite Avenger. With Kate Bishop, his trusted ward and protege back at his side (not titles she would use), Team Hawkeye is thrown into an all new adventure spanning two generations of avenging archers. Past and present lives collide as Kate and Clint face a threat that will challenge everything they know about what it means to be Hawkeye.
But no one puts Hawkeye in a corner.
Hawkeye and Hawkeye take aim March 2015!
HOWARD THE DUCK #1
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Joe Quinones
HOT off the pages of the … the post-credits scene at the … the end of a … popular movie … HOWARD THE DUCK is back! Join him as he takes on the weird cases that only a talking duck can crack as the Marvel Universe’s resident private investigator!
Let Sex Criminals’ CHIP ZDARSKY (a writer known mostly as an artist) and JOE QUINONES (an artist known mostly as a lover) guide you through his new world as he takes on THE BLACK CAT and MYSTERIOUS FORCES FROM OUTER SPACE!
STAR WARS: PRINCESS LEIA #1 (OF 5)
(W) Mark Waid (A) Terry Dodson (CA) Bill Sienkiewicz
When Princess Leia Organa was captured by the Empire as a Rebel spy, she never betrayed her convictions, even in the face of the complete destruction of her home world, Alderaan. When her rescue came, she grabbed a blaster and joined the fight, escaping back to the Rebel Alliance and helping strike the biggest blow against the Empire-the destruction of the Death Star. But in the aftermath of that victory, the question remains…what is a princess without a world?
Writer Mark Waid (Daredevil, S.H.I.E.L.D.) and artist Terry Dodson (Avengers & X-Men: Axis, Uncanny X-Men) bring us a story of Leia’s quest to help her people and find her place in the galaxy.
BIG THUNDER MOUNTAIN RAILROAD #1 (OF 5)
(W) Dennis Hopeless (A) Tigh Walker (CA) Pasqual Ferry
THE WORLD FAMOUS, THRILL-PACKED DISNEY ATTRACTION ROARS TO LIFE AS AN ALL-NEW MARVEL EPIC BURSTING WITH ACTION, ROMANCE, MYSTERY, AND ADVENTURE!
Millions of fans have climbed aboard the “wildest ride in the wilderness”-and now Marvel hurtles you through the mists of time to reveal the never-before-told saga of how the dangerous gold mine of Big Thunder Mountain became the haunted legend it is today!
Malevolent mine owner Barnabas T. Bullion is determined to shelter his teen daughter Abigail from the dangers of the Wild West, but this brave young hero has other ideas…which include robbing her own father’s mine as a masked bandit!
Earthquakes! Floods! Dynamite-chewing goats! Can the denizens of Rainbow Ridge survive the clash between mankind’s greed and nature’s fury? And what is the protective power that dwells deep within the mysterious mountain? Surprises await you in the latest Disney Kingdoms saga by the acclaimed duo of Dennis Hopeless (Spider-Woman) and Tigh Walker (Avengers Undercover)!
Elements based on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad © Disney
BEYOND BELIEF #1
(W) Ben Acker, Ben Blacker (A/CA) Phil Hester
Based on the hit Nerdist podcast!
It’s time to send the little ones to dream land, and set your radio’s dial to “SPOOKY.” Steel yourself for mysterious suspense in…BEYOND BELIEF! Meet Frank and Sadie Doyle, toast of the upper crust! Headliners on the society pages. And oh yes…THEY SEE GHOSTS! Who cares what evil lurks in the hearts of men…unless evil’s carrying the martini tray!
BIG MAN PLANS #1 (OF 4) (MR)
(W) Eric Powell, Tim Weisch (A/CA) Eric Powell
From ERIC POWELL (Eisner award-winning creator of The Goon) and TIM WEISCH (a guy who used to be a bricklayer) comes BIG MAN PLANS, a brutal crime drama with a shocking mystery at its heart. Even the most marginalized in society can exact revenge if they don’t care how they do it.
BILL & TED MOST TRIUMPHANT RETURN #1 (OF 6)
(W) Brian Lynch, Ryan North (A) Jerry Gaylord, Ian McGinty (CA) Felipe Smith
WHY WE LOVE IT: Similar to our Big Trouble in Little China comics, we’re returning readers to one of our favorite-and most excellent-cult-classic properties with a new Bill & Ted adventure of epic proportions. And because we’re fans first, we’re making sure it’s something WE would read. Wyld Stallyns forever!
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: If you’re a fan of the films, our comics will pick up where they left off. Main creative team Brian Lynch (Angel: After the Fall) and Jerry Gaylord (Fanboys vs. Zombies) bring you all the silly humor and likable characters mixed with some cool historical science fiction you love! Plus, each story will have a backup adventure! This issue features a tale of tech terror by Ryan North (Adventure Time) and Ian McGinty (Bravest Warriors)!
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Following the time-traveling historic epic of Excellent Adventure and the turbulent life and death of Bogus Journey, Bill and Ted must now fulfill their destiny as the inspiration for galactic harmony! How can someone hate the Wyld Stallyns as much as the evil Chuck De Nomolos? With the power of time travel, Bill and Ted set their sights on turning a young 27th-century Nomolos’ non-nonheinous attitude into something most outstanding and metal!
BLACKCROSS #1 (OF 6)
(W) Warren Ellis (A) Colton Worley (CA) Jae Lee
All small towns have secrets. All small towns have ghosts. Blackcross, in the Pacific North West of America, has more secrets than most. And it is being haunted by something impossible. BLACKCROSS, a supernatural extension of the PROJECT SUPERPOWERS mythos, is a ghost story about something reaching out from the other side of the night, through the forest and mist of this remote town, to grasp at the hearts of a handful of people who may not find out that they’re the targets of a strange killer until it’s much, much too late.
BLOOD QUEEN VS DRACULA #1 (OF 4)
(W) Troy Brownfield (A) Kewber Baal (CA) Jay Anacleto
The Prince of Darkness clashes with Elizabeth Bathory in this explosive new mini-series! Dracula returns from war to face a potential threat in the form of the Blood Queen. Whether they become allies or adversaries, there will be blood!
(W) Mark Millar (A) Sean Murphy (CA) Sean Murphy, Matt Hollingsworth
From MARK MILLAR (Kick-Ass) and SEAN GORDON MURPHY (Punk Rock Jesus) comes a bromance for the ages! Corbin Quinn and Danny Reilly are two buddies who love to have fun. They’re also scientific geniuses. When their research leads them to a time-traveling adventure, will they use their knowledge for the good of all mankind? Or use the space-time continuum for their own ends? This is the story of man’s first, televised steps through the time-stream and everything going wrong in the process.
CON JOB #1 (OF 4)
(W) Jimmy Palmiotti, Matt Brady (A) Dominike “Domo” Stanton (CA) Amanda Conner, Jay Shaw
WHY WE LOVE IT: Comics veteran Jimmy Palmiotti (Harley Quinn) is a master at
crafting humorous, snarky comics, and for The Con Job he’s teamed up with longtime
Matt Brady (Buck Rogers) and artist Dominike “Domo”
Stanton (Deadpool) for a unique heist story. They’ve put the “con” back in comic
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: In the mood for a characterdriven,
comic book convention
crime caper? Palmiotti and Brady have crafted a Galaxy Quest meets Ocean’s 11style
crime story set in the largerthanlife
backdrop of the modern convention circuit. You
thought cons couldn’t get any bigger? You have no idea.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: After working the same convention circuit for many years, a group
of flabby action heroes, aging sex symbols, and scifi
bit players have become close friends
as they watch their lines get shorter and their autographs get cheaper. That is, until they hire a cocky new booking agent who offers them their only chance at a comfortable retirement
by robbing one of the largest cons in the country!
DESCENDER #1 (MR)
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Dustin Nguyen
One young robot’s struggle to stay alive in a universe where all androids have been outlawed and bounty hunters lurk on every planet.
A rip-roaring and heart-felt cosmic odyssey that pits humanity against machine, and world against world, to create a sprawling space opera from the creators of Trillium, Sweet Tooth, and Little Gotham.
FLY OUTBREAK #1 (OF 5)
(W) Brandon Seifert (A/CA) Menton3
Years ago, a scientist had a horrific accident when he tried to use his newly invented teleportation device and became a human/fly hybrid. Now his almost-human son continues to search for a cure for the mutated genes. But a breakthrough turns into a breakout, and anyone exposed risks turning into a monster as well…
FOX (DARK CIRCLE) #1 REG CVR
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
(W) Mark Waid (A) Dean Haspiel & Various (CA) Dean Haspiel
New ongoing series from Dark Circle! The Fox Is Back! Emmy Award winning writer/artist Dean Haspiel is once again united with Eisner award-winning writer Mark Waid (Daredevil, Thrillbent) for “Fox Hunt,” Part 1, “The Situation”: When a billionaire philanthropist prepares Paul Patton Jr’s home town for demolition, our hero is sent on assignment to photograph the event. But what strange force lurks in the shadows, and why will it take Paul’s alter-ego, The Fox, to stop it? The answer is the beginning of a deadly fox hunt and you won’t believe what happens next! Don’t miss the debut issue from the critically-acclaimed team that brought you The Fox: Freak Magnet, featuring FOUR all-new variant covers with art from Dean Haspiel, David Mack, Thomas Pitilli, Ulises Farinas, and Chris Samnee!
HALOGEN #1 (OF 4)
(W) Josh Tierney (A/CA) Afu Chan
WHY WE LOVE IT: We’ve published four books thus far in Josh Tierney’s Spera series because we simply love his characters and storytelling. Now, he teams up with fellow webcomic creators Afu Chan (Spera) and Giannis Milonogiannis (Old City Blues, Prophet) for a new creator-owned,
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Having first collaborated on the Eisner Award-nominated Spera series, the creative team behind HaloGen is no stranger to kickbutt ladies, epic world-building, and sweeping adventures. This time they’re strapping on their sci-fi boots for a series perfect for fans of Prophet, Rocket Girl, and The Fifth Element.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: There’s a rumor on Cityship Q that the gigantic body of a dead god was found floating in space. Rell, an agent woking for the HaloGen organization, is tasked with finding the location of the god and retrieving it by any means necessary. Using her ability to form hyperrealistic holograms, Rell is about to take on the first mission she might not be able to finish.
HELLBREAK #1 (RES) (MR)
ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Brian Churilla
There are thousands of Hells, each unique, each terrible. Mega-cities ruled by vicious gangs. Empires where the most perverse are well-respected. Wastelands roamed by prehistoric monstrosities. With the proper tools and know-how… you can infiltrate Hell whether you’re dead or not. With the proper tools and know-how, you can break out. Project Kerberos has developed this forbidden technology, and a special forces extraction team is dispatched to rescue lost souls from the infernal realm.
HIT 1957 #1 (OF 4)
(W) Bryce Carlson (A/CA) Vanesa Del
WHY WE LOVE IT: Hit: 1955 was one of our favorite original series of 2013, a dark,
violent dive into the depths of 1950s corruption in Los Angeles featuring the writing of
Bryce Carlson and the debut of Russ Manning Award for Most Promising Newcomer
nominee Vanesa R. Del Rey. We couldn’t wait to take another Hit!
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: The next entry in the Harvey Awardnominated
1957, takes us later in the seminal decade of change for the LAPD-familiar faces, new
threats, and more sharp, smart noir. Even if you missed out on the first series, if you’re a
fan of crime comics like Parker, Criminal, and Tumor, Hit is in your wheelhouse.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Crime is down in Los Angeles-at least, on the surface. Mickey
Cohen has been quiet since his release from prison and the LAPD has seemingly regained
control of the city. But the underground is a different story. Det. Harvey Slater and
company have spent the last two years focused on Domino and his Syndicate’s unrelenting
infiltration, but no matter how many people the hit squad kills, the real fight for Los
Angeles rages on. Meanwhile, Slater’s being hounded by Internal Affairs, Bonnie Brae is
missing, and everything is falling apart at the seams.
INVISIBLE REPUBLIC #1 (MR)
(W) Gabriel Hardman, Corinna Bechko (A/CA) Gabriel Hardman
Breaking Bad meets Blade Runner.
Arthur McBride’s planetary regime has fallen. His story is over. That is until reporter Croger Babb discovers the journal of Arthur’s cousin, Maia. Inside is the violent, audacious hidden history of the legendary freedom fighter. Erased from the official record, Maia alone knows how dangerous her cousin really is…
FRANKENSTEIN UNDERGROUND #1 (OF 5)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Mike Mignola (A) Ben Stenbeck (CA) Mike Mignola
The Frankenstein creature is alone, abandoned, and wandering underground, where he will discover other strange creatures-and dark secrets to the universe.
Creative team GABRIEL HARDMAN (KINSKI, “Intense” – A.V. Club) and CORINNA BECHKO (HEATHENTOWN, “Nuanced” – Broken Frontier) brought you sci-fi adventure before (Planet of the Apes, Star Wars: Legacy, Hulk) but never this gritty or this epic.
JEM & THE HOLOGRAMS #1
(W) Kelly Thompson (A) Ross Campbell (CA) Ross Campbell, Amy Mebberson
SHOWTIME, SYNERGY! Meet JERRICA BENTON-a girl with a secret. She and her sister KIMBER team with two friends to become… JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS! But what does it mean to be JEM today? Fashion, art, action, and style collide in the most outrageous comic of 2015!
LADY RAWHIDE LADY ZORRO #1 (OF 4)
(W) Shannon Eric Denton (A) Rey Villegas (CA) Mike Mayhew
Zorro is murdered! Who stands ready to emancipate all the girls of an entire village from the evil slavers who would prey upon them? Lady Zorro and Lady Rawhide — would sooner ride alone another than ride together, but that’s just what they’ll have to do to free all the missing girls from a fate worse than death!
MIAMI VICE REMIX #1 (OF 5)
(W) Joe Casey (A/CA) Jim Mahfood
Iconoclastic creators Joe Casey and Jim Mahfood turn the world of Miami Vice on its head in a way that’s got to be seen to be believed! Detectives Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs are taking on crime in a city rampant with danger at every turn! An ’80s classic is now a Lion Forge reimagining for a bold, new audience!
MOUSE GUARD LEGENDS OF GUARD VOL 03 #1 (OF 4)
(W/A) David Peterson & Various (CA) David Peterson
WHY WE LOVE IT: 2015 marks the 10-year anniversary of David Petersen’s Eisner and Harvey Award-winning Mouse Guard, and what better way to celebrate than with a new collection of short stories centered around a storytelling contest at the local bar, featuring work by some of the best writers and artists in comics paying homage to this beloved all-ages series.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: It’s Mouse Guard as interpreted by some of the most celebrated storytellers in all of comics, including Skottie Young (Rocket Raccoon), RamÛn K. PÈrez (The Amazing Spider-Man), Mark Buckingham (Fables), Becky Cloonan (Gotham Academy), Dustin Nguyen (Batman), and many more!
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Following two award-nominated volumes, once again, mice of all furs and trades have gathered at the June Alley Inn to swap tales of courage, adventure, and craftsmanship. The storytellers can’t help but try to outdo one another, as the mouse who tells the best tale gets their bar tab cleared. This issue features stories by Skottie Young, Mark Buckingham, and Hannah Christenson (Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: The Novelization).
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Shaun Simon (A) Tyler Jenkins (CA) Conor Nolan
Most people take drugs to escape reality. Neverboy, a former imaginary friend, does the opposite. He’s found a loophole that allows him to stay in the real world. As long as he stays medicated, everything’s perfect. But when the drugs wear off and reality fades, the forces that guard the borders between the real and the imaginary will be ready to drag him back to where he belongs.
NEMO RIVER OF GHOSTS HC (MR) (C: 1-0-2)
TOP SHELF PRODUCTIONS
(W) Alan Moore (A/CA) Kevin O’Neill
In a world where all the fictions ever written coalesce into a rich mosaic, it’s 1975. Janni Dakkar, pirate queen of Lincoln Island and head of the fabled Nemo family, is eighty years old and beginning to display a tenuous grasp on reality. Pursuing shadows from her past – or her imagination – she embarks on what may be a final voyage down the vastness of the Amazon, a last attempt to put to rest the blood-drenched spectres of old. With allies and adversaries old and new, we accompany an aging predator on her obsessive trek into the cultural landscape of a strange new continent, from the ruined city of Yu-Atlanchi to the fabulous plateau of Maple White Land. As the dark threads in her narrative are drawn into an inescapable web, Captain Nemo leads her hearse-black Nautilus in a desperate raid on horrors believed dead for decades.
NINJAK #1 CVR A LAROSA (NEXT)
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC
(W) Matt Kindt (A) Clay Mann, Butch Guice (CA) Lewis LaRosa
For the first time, Ninjak’s past and future collide in the pages of an all-new ongoing series from New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (RAI, Mind MGMT) and superstar artists Clay Mann (X-Men: Legacy, Gambit) and Butch Guice (Captain America, Action Comics)!
Then: Meet inexperienced MI-6 recruit Colin King on his first mission in the field as he learns the basics of spycraft and counterintelligence, and develops a volatile relationship with his first handler.
Now: Colin King is Ninjak, the world’s foremost intelligence operative, weapons expert, and master assassin. And he’s hunting the Shadow Seven – a secret cabal of shinobi masters with mysterious ties to his training and tragic past.
ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
(W) James F. Wright (A/CA) Jackie Crofts
Poppy Pepper just wants to survive junior high and avoid her rich rival, Saffron Longfellow, and her brownie-baking minions, The Lady Rangers. But when mysterious new girl Cassia Caraway arrives, she teams up with Poppy and together they plot to bring Saffron and crew down. Variant cover by Josh Eckert, limited to 2000 copies!
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Matt Kindt (A/CA) Scott Kolins
2015: the distant past. A crash landing strands five deep-time explorers in a primitive world of internal-combustion engines and Internet 1.0 and tears a rift in space-time that spouts dinosaurs, giant robots, and other strange phenomena! Only the marooned “PastAways” can defend the twenty-first century, unless the tensions of their unexpectedly prolonged mission tear them apart!
PUPPET MASTER #1 MAIN CVR (MR)
(W) Shawn Gabborin (A/CA) Michela Da
Charles Band’s long-running cult classic horror film series makes its way to the comic page! When a group of friends sets out to use the abandoned Bodega Bay Inn as a party spot, they find out first-hand that the bizarre local folklore is more truth than fantasy as an army of twisted autonomous Puppets have their way with the trespassing teens! The Puppets are back, and they’re out for blood!
RED ONE #1 (MR)
(W) Xavier Dorison (A/CA) Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
What happens when America’s greatest hero…is a Russian Spy?
Soviet Agent Vera Yelnikov is sent to 1977 Los Angeles by the Kremlin to become an American Superhero and spread communist values in the land of Uncle Sam in a funky superhero romp straight out of a Tarantino film by TERRY & RACHEL DODSON (Uncanny X-Men, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man, Harley Quinn) and XAVIER DORISON (Long John Silver, The Third Testament).
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Eric Heisserer (A/CA) Felipe Massafera
A galactic empire hunts a race of shape shifters prophesied to overthrow its rule. When orphaned teenager Spry discovers that he is one of the hunted – a Shaper – he must learn to use his newfound abilities to escape the empire’s prime enforcer, Tor Ajax, and save his entire race!
SIXTH GUN DUST TO DUST #1
ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Tyler Crook
We all know that the bounty hunter Billjohn O’Henry died at the battle of the Maw. But that death was not the end for him. Nor was it the beginning of his story. This yarn takes a look at a story from Billjohn’s past as he embarks on a quest to save the life of his beloved Sally.
SOUTHERN CROSS #1
(W) Becky Cloonan (A) Andy Belanger (CA) Becky Cloonan
NOW BOARDING: Southern Cross, tanker flight 73 to TITAN!
Alex Braith is on board retracing her sister’s steps to the refinery moon, hoping to collect her remains and find some answers. The questions keep coming though-how did her sister die? Where did her cabin mate disappear to? Who is that creep across the hall? And why does she always feel like she’s being watched?
Inspired by classic mysteries and weird fiction, SOUTHERN CROSS is a crucible of creeping anxiety and fear as Braith struggles with the ghosts of her past on board a ship that holds secrets best kept buried.
TRANSFORMERS WINDBLADE COMBINER WARS #1
(W) Scott Mairghread (A) Sarah Stone (CA) Casey W. Coller
THE WAR BEGINS! The first strike in COMBINER WARS is against WINDBLADE’S homeworld-and she’s not happy about it! Her long- lost CYBERTRONIAN colony is found… and the only thing that can protect it is SUPERION. But who’s side will