On The Shelf: @DarkHorseComics October 2016 Solicitations

 

Dark Horse On the Shelf


Aliens-LifeAndDeath-2-43bd3Leave no man behind!

Aliens: Life and Death #2 (of 4)
Dan Abnett (W), Moritat (A), Rain Beredo (C), and David Palumbo (Cover)
On sale Oct 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Up till now, the Colonial Marines have been reacting to attacks by the Predators and the Engineers. But having escaped LV-223, they make the decision to return and fight — against the deadliest adversaries in the galaxy!
• Aliens versus Colonial Marines!

 


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The Art of Dishonored 2 HC
Arcane Studios (W/A)
On sale Nov 22
FC, 184 pages
$49.99
HC, 9″ x 12″
The Empire of the Isles is home to fabulous wonders beyond count, and dangers to match. Now, walk in the same steps as heroes Corvo Attano and Emily Kaldwin as you examine the complexly beautiful concept and design of Dishonored 2!
Arcane Studios and Dark Horse Books are proud to present this gorgeous collection featuring hundreds of pieces of art chronicling the development of the blockbuster stealth-action title. The Art of Dishonored 2 is a must-have item for art fans and gamers alike!
• Exclusive, never-before-seen concept art from the making of Dishonored 2!
• The comprehensive companion to the wildly anticipated Dishonored 2!

The Art of ReCoreThe Art of Recore HC
Art TK (Cover)
On sale Sept 27
FC, 112 pages
$24.99
HC, 8 1/2″ x 11
From the legendary makers of Metroid Prime comes ReCore, an action-adventure game that pits the player against devious robotic foes while forging friendships with a courageous group of uniquely powerful robot companions!
Now, Dark Horse Books presents this comprehensive volume, examining the art and inspiration behind this mysterious and dynamic world with The Art of ReCore!
• Featuring commentary from the game’s creators!
• The essential companion to the highly anticipated game!
• Collecting hundreds of pieces of never-before-seen art!

 


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Astro Boy Omnibus Volume 6 TP
Osamu Tezuka (W/A/Cover)
On sale Dec 28
b&w, 696 pages
$19.99
TP, 4 1/2″ x 6 1/2″
Sixty years old and still rockin’, Astro Boy proudly wears the championship belt of all-ages robot action! In this volume, a powerful robot bent on creating a robot nation threatens to ignite all-out war between man and machine… and cause the destruction of Astro Boy!
• Osamu Tezuka is renowned internationally as a master cartoonist, animator, and storyteller.

 


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Bait HC
Chuck Palahniuk (W), Duncan Fegredo (A/Cover), Lee Bermejo (A), Alise Gluŝkova (A), Kirbi Fagan (A), Marc Scheff (A), Steve Morris (A), Joëlle Jones (A), and Tony Puryear (A)
On sale Oct 26
b&w, 128 pages
$19.99
HC, 8 1/2″ x 11″
New York Times bestselling novelist Chuck Palahniuk presents Bait: Off-Color Stories for You to Color, his first ever coloring book for adults. Bait is both the coloring book debut and the second short story collection for Palahniuk, author of Lullaby and Fight Club.
Palahniuk invites readers to collaborate on this unprecedented hardcover edition: “Maybe between your colors, the artists’ designs, and my stories we can create something that endures. Something worth keeping. Let’s create a well-bound book that can sit on any shelf and be available for a new generation to discover and enjoy.”
• Contains eight bizarre tales, illustrated in detailed black and white by Joëlle Jones (Lady Killer), Lee Bermejo (The Suiciders), Duncan Fegredo (Hellboy), and more.
• Chuck Palahniuk’s first ever coloring book for adults.

 


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Baltimore Volume 7: Empty Graves HC
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Christopher Golden (W), Peter Bergting (A), and Michelle Madsen (C)
On sale Dec 7
FC, 144 pages
$24.99
HC, 7″ x 10″
Baltimore’s allies relive their own troubled pasts while they bury their fallen friends. Can they uncover the origins of the Blood-Red Witch before she awakens the Red King — the devil behind all the world’s evil? Collects Baltimore: Empty Graves #1–#5.

 


BlackHammer-4-97b6aBlackHammer-4-Variant-82658“A cosmic, reality-bending battle.” — The Hollywood Reporter

Black Hammer #4
Jeff Lemire (W/Variant cover), Dean Ormston (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Oct 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
In the forties, Abraham Slam faced such menaces as the psychedelic Florist and the eldritch Cthu-Lou without breaking a sweat. But keeping the heroes of Black Hammer Farm from each other’s throats when his girlfriend comes to dinner proves far more perilous! Meanwhile, the Black Hammer’s daughter uncovers new clues to the exiled heroes’ disappearance!
• Comics history variant cover by Jeff Lemire! Collect them all!
“Every so often, you read a comic that grabs hold of you and won’t let go. Its world is fascinating, its characters are captivating and its art is mesmerizing. ” — IGN

 

 


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Blade of the Immortal Omnibus Volume 1 TP
Hiroaki Samura (W/A/Cover)
On sale Dec 21
b&w, 576 pages
$19.99
TP, 5 3/4″ x 8 1/4″
A cursed, seemingly immortal warrior aids a young girl in her quest for revenge. Samura’s massive manga series spawned an anime run, a spinoff novel, an art book, and a live-action film! Intense and audacious, Blade takes period samurai action and deftly combines it with a modernist street idiom to create a style and mood like no other work of graphic fiction! Collects volumes 1–3.
• A great way to start the series before the 2017 film!

 


Bounty-4-cd297“Bounty is totally fresh and fun.” — Fiona Staples (Saga)

Bounty #4
Kurtis Wiebe (W), Mindy Lee (A/Cover), and Leonardo Olea (C)
On sale Oct 5
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
When their ship comes under attack by ruthless mercenaries, it’s all hands on deck. But when Plan A doesn’t go exactly as Nina and Georgie hoped, they have to try Plan B. And Plan C. And Plan D. Eventually, something’s gotta work, right? And who is out to get them, anyway?
• Kurtis Wiebe (Rat Queens) goes sci-fi!

 


BPRDHellOnEarth-146-20140B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #146

Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Laurence Campbell (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Duncan Fegredo (Cover)
On sale Oct 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
The BPRD faces heavy fatalities as western states are laid waste in the battle with the embodiment of cosmic evil, the Ogdru Jahad. The only hope to destroy the beast may be the unholy plan of the little demon girl Varvara.

 


BriggsLand-3-df9e9In development with A24 Productions as a television series for AMC!

Briggs Land #3
Brian Wood (W), Mack Chater (A), Lee Loughridge (C), and Tula Lotay (Cover)
On sale Oct 12
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
On a quiet highway in the predawn light, Grace encounters a true test of her empathy and her strength when she comes face to face with the worst aspects of the community she’s struggling to take back.
• An electrifying crime saga!

 


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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Adult Coloring Book
Karl Moline (A/Cover), Rebekah Isaacs (A), Georges Jeanty (A), Yishan Li (A), Steve Morris (A), Newsha Ghasemi (A), and others
On sale Dec 28
b&w, 96 pages
$14.99
TP, 10″ x 10″
Enter the world of the Slayer, the Chosen One who wields the skill to fight vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness… Favorite characters and moments from the beloved television series are represented in this delightful adult coloring book. Containing 45 black-and-white, detailed, and original illustrations, you can add color to Buffy and Co. — and, of course, all the Big Bads!
• Includes 45 pieces of beautifully detailed black-and-white artwork!

 


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The final arc of Season 10!
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 Volume 6: Own It TP
Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)
On sale Dec 14
FC, 136 pages
$18.99
TP, 7″ x 10″
In this season-finale story arc, the team is splintered after a confrontation with the Soul Glutton and the Mistress. As Buffy tries to bring the team together, insecurities plague her relationship with Spike. To make matters worse, a new Big Bad makes a move to capture the Vampyr book! Buffy must trust in herself to make the right choice and bear the burden of protecting the book from the monsters who wish to abuse it. Collects Buffy Season 10 #26–#30, as well as the eight-page short story from the 2016 Dark Horse Day Sampler.

 


COD-Zombies-1-1cb16Call of Duty: Zombies #1 (of 6)

Justin Jordan (W), Jonathan Wayshak (A), and Simon Bisley (Cover)
On sale Oct 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Waves of zombies just keep coming, first in the Call of Duty®: Zombies games, and now from Dark Horse Comics!
Join Stuhlinger, Misty, Russman, and Marlton as they fight for survival against the undead horde. The Tranzit crew, last seen in the “Buried” map, are trapped on a deeply unstable and fractured future Earth. The Call of Duty®: Zombies miniseries delves into these characters’ backstories, providing a crucial piece of the Zombies puzzle. See what happens between the maps as the Tranzit crew fights to escape Maxis’s apocalyptic wasteland.
• The Call of Duty ®: Zombies comics show crucial, never-before-seen moments in the Zombies timeline!
• Covers by superstar artist Simon Bisley!

 


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The return of Eric Powell’s Chimichanga!
Chimichanga: Sorrow of the World’s Worst Face #1 (of 4)
Eric Powell (W) and Stephanie Buscema (A/Cover)
On sale Oct 12
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Wrinkle’s Traveling Circus’s most adorable bearded girl and her savory-named beast are back, and there is a new act in store! Come one, come all to the Sorrow of the World’s Worst Face! But beware: those who look behind the curtain are in for an awful treat, and it’s not just his face we’re talkin’ about!
• Featuring art by Stephanie Buscema!
“Chimichanga is full of that youthful vigor that makes The Goon such a delight.” — Broken Frontier

 

 


Conan-TheSlayer-4-a9c27Death in the desert!

Conan the Slayer #4
Cullen Bunn (W), Sergio Dávila (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Admira Wijaya (Cover)
On sale Oct 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
After returning to the Kozaki camp, Conan and Taraslan discover a grisly scene — the chief has been murdered, and by none other than his own conniving son Kyrylo! As the murderous brother flees the camp, his true motivations will be revealed. Superstar writer Cullen Bunn (Harrow County, Uncanny X-Men) and artist Sergio Dávila (Red Sonja, Swords of Sorrow) team up to bring a new chapter of Conan’s story to life!

 


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Conan Omnibus Volume 1: Birth of the Legend TP
Kurt Busiek (W), Cary Nord (P), Thomas Yeates (P), Tom Mandrake (P), Greg Ruth (P), Dave Stewart (C), and Joseph Michael Linsner (Cover)
On sale Dec 7
FC, 472 pages
$24.99
TP, 7″ x 10″
Conan’s earliest adventures, now available in affordable omnibus format!
Featuring the legendary run of comics greats Kurt Busiek and Cary Nord, This 472 page omnibus features favorites such as Born on the Battlefield, The Frost Giant’s Daughter, The God in the Bowl, and more!
• Features the legendary run by comics greats Kurt Busiek and Cary Nord!
• Also features work by Thomas Yeates and Greg Ruth, with colors by Dave Stewart!

 


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Creepy Archives Volume 25 HC
Budd Lewis (W), Len Wein (W), Carmine Infantino (A), Pablo Marcos (A), Val Mayerik (A), Jeffrey Jones (Cover), and others
On sale Dec 7
b&w, 272 pages
$49.99
HC, 8 3/8″ x 10 7/8″
Another volume packed with classic collaborations, hideous creatures, and bizarre settings! Stories by Budd Lewis, Len Wein, Carmine Infantino, Pablo Marcos, Val Mayerik, and many others are collected in this terrifying tome, featuring issues #117 to #122 of Warren Publishing’s groundbreaking horror title. Includes a foreword by The Goon’s Eric Powell!
• A New York Times best-selling series!

 


Cryptocracy-5-fc9bfCryptocracy #5

Van Jensen (W) and Pete Woods (A/Cover)
On sale Oct 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
In the wake of tragedy, Grahame makes a desperate gamble for leadership of the Mars Family. But to do so, he must battle with his stepsister Temple for the Spear of Mars. Elsewhere, Bela’s document leak has brought her fame and attention, but she begins to question the motives of her new ally, Hum. Also: The Lizard Men attack!
• A blend of The X-Files and Marvel’s A.I.M., a fun and thrilling adventure melding conspiracy theories, alternate history, trippy sci-fi, political thrills, and intense action!

 


DarkHorsePresents-27-044fdDark Horse Presents #27

Alan Gordon (W), Paul Levitz (W), Carla Speed McNeil (W/A), Kaare Andrews (W), Jimmy Palmiotti (W), Justin Gray (W), Keith Goldberg (W), John Nadeau (W/A), Dan Jolley (W), Bo Hampton (A), Tim Hamilton (A), Troy Nixey (A), and Aaron Campbell (A)
On sale Oct 19
FC, 48 pages
$4.99
Ongoing
In this month’s installment of Dark Horse Presents, John Nadeau and Dan Jolley stitch together a tale of high-class intrigue and homicide in Murder Society! In 1930s Paris, a young tailor joins an elite club with remarkable — and violent — entry criteria.
Plus, Al Gordon and Bo Hampton’s The Once and Future Tarzan reaches its conclusion! Also features new chapters of Paul Levitz and Tim Hamilton’s Brooklyn Blood, Carla Speed McNeil’s Finder: Chase the Lady, Kaare Andrews and Troy Nixey’s Black Sinister, and Rubber Guns by Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti, Keith Goldberg, and Aaron Campbell!

 


DeptH-7-eeeeaTIME IS RUNNING OUT!

Dept. H #7
Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover) and Sharlene Kindt (C)
On sale Oct 19
FC, 28 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
As the water rises inside their base, tensions rise among the Dept. H crew. They desperately try to stop the flooding of the headquarters, but a sacrifice hardly buys them any more time. They’ve got twelve hours to stem the tide…
• Featuring content exclusive to the single issues!
“Kindt has developed into one of the most exciting and original talents in the business.” — The LA Times

 


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Dragon Age Omnibus Volume 1 TP
David Gaider (W), Alexander Freed (W), Chad Hardin (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Anthony Palumbo (Cover)
On sale Nov 9
FC, 216 pages
$24.99
TP, 7″ x 10″
BioWare’s best-selling franchise Dragon Age lives on in these canonical comics from Dark Horse — now in an affordable omnibus format!
Dragon Age lead writer David Gaider pens an exciting tale following King Alistair as he discovers the fate of his father. Collects Dragon Age miniseries The Silent Grove, Those Who Speak, and Until We Sleep.
• Written by Dragon Age lead writer David Gaider!
• Now available in an affordable paperback omnibus!

 

 


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Foreword from MIND MGMT’s Matt Kindt!
The EC Archives: Crime SuspenStories Volume 2 HC
Al Feldstein (W), Johnny Craig (W/A/Cover), Jack Kamen (A), Jack Davis (A), Graham Ingels (A), George Roussos (A), Marie Severin (C), and Carlos Badilla (C)
On sale Dec 21
FC, 216 pages
$49.99
HC, 8 3/16″ x 11″
Classic chronicles of criminals and capers! Collecting issues #7–#12 of Crime SuspenStories from the immortal artistic talents of Al Feldstein, Johnny Craig, Jack Kamen, Jack Davis, Graham Ingels, and George Roussos, this archive also features a foreword by Matt Kindt (MIND MGMT)!

 


GameOfThrones-Pin-NightKing-c1cccGame of Thrones: The Night King Pin

On sale Aug 10
3″ pin
$14.99
One of the most dramatic moments in Season Five of HBO’s adaptation of Game of Thrones is when the Night King, demonic leader of the White Walkers, raises the fallen Wildlings in the aftermath of the massacre at Hardhome. His appearance is unforgettable, his powers formidable.
This 3″ pin is based on the front chest piece of the Night King’s icy gray armor.


GameOfThrones-Figure-SonOfHarpy-340f9Game of Thrones: Son of the Harpy Figure

On sale Oct 26
$24.99
The Sons of the Harpy is an underground insurgency group composed of former slaves who are fighting the rule of Daenerys Targaryen over Meereen, composed of former slavers. They take their name from the harpy, the heraldic symbol of the slave masters in the Ghiscari cities of Slaver’s Bay. They conceal their identities by wearing golden masks with horned faces resembling harpies.
Our detailed figure represents one of the many Sons of the Harpy seen on HBO’s adaptation of Game of Thrones.

 


Groo-FrayOfGods-4-e94c8Groo: Fray of the Gods #4 (of 4)

Sergio Aragonés (W/A/Cover), Mark Evanier (W), and Tom Luth (C)
On sale Oct 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
It’s the last issue of a four-issue Groo miniseries, and we all know what that leads to: the first issue (coming soon) of the next four-issue Groo miniseries. In this epic conclusion (not to be confused with the next epic conclusion or others that follow), Groo finds himself in the midst of a battle twixt the awesome, all-powerful gods and maybe a few lesser ones.
• The all-star team returns: Sergio Aragonés, Mark Evanier, Tom Luth, and Stan Sakai!

 


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The long-awaited complete Gun Theory!
Gun Theory HC
Daniel Way (W) and Jon Proctor (A/Cover)
On sale Dec 21
FC, 152 pages
$24.99
HC, 6″ x 9″
Everyone who’s laid eyes on Harvey is dead. That’s because Harvey is a hired killer whose victims never see him until it’s too late. Through years of practice, Harvey’s appearance and demeanor have become so devoid of humanity that he has become invisible. Unknowable. Untouchable. Until Harvey meets a woman who, strangely, can see him.
• From superstar writer Daniel Way (Deadpool, Wolverine: Origins)!

 


HarrowCounty-17-b0159Harrow County #17

Cullen Bunn (W), Carla Speed McNeil (A), Jenn Manley Lee (C), and Tyler Crook (Cover)
On sale Oct 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
The Abandoned, that hulking figure with haunting yellow eyes, rarely leaves his ramshackle cabin deep in the woods of Harrow County. But it wasn’t always so. Illustrated by guest artists Carla Speed McNeil and Jenn Manley Lee, this issue is the first of a two-part story that explores the Abandoned’s past and reveals secrets about the very foundations of Harrow County.
• Guest art by Carla Speed McNeil and Jenn Manley Lee!
• Featuring special backup stories exclusive to the single issues!

 


HellboyBPRD1954-BlackSun-2-863d0Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1954 — The Black Sun #2 (of 2)

Mike Mignola (W), Chris Roberson (W), Stephen Green (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Mike Huddleston (Cover)
On sale Oct 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Separated from the rest of the BPRD, Hellboy finds himself in the company of a familiar enemy with a new weapon — and plans to test it out on Hellboy.

 


KingswayWest-3-20e06“Magic, romance and heroism.” — USA Today

Kingsway West #3 (of 4)
Greg Pak (W), Mirko Colak (A/Cover), and Wil Quintana (C)
On sale Oct 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
The Chinese gunslinger Kingsway Law just wants to escape the winged Buffalo Scout Strode and find his long-lost wife, Sonia. But today he finally meets the mysterious community that the swordswoman Ah Toy has sworn to protect — and learns their terrifying secret. Now the fate of the West lies in Kingsway’s hands as he chooses between love and destiny.

 


LadyKiller2-3-4df9c“A tightly-knit melodrama rife with the blackest of humor, sharply tuned dialogue, and an appropriately gripping cliffhanger.” — Doom Rocket

Lady Killer 2 #3 (of 5)
Joëlle Jones (W/A/Cover) and Michelle Madsen (C)
On sale Oct 5
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Life in Florida gets a little twisted for Josie when she learns about the dark past of her mother-in-law and the connection to her new partner.
• The return of the best-selling original series from Joëlle Jones!

 

 


Machines-HC-d7b76The Machines HC

John McLean-Foreman (W), Eric Nguyen (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and William Chen (Cover)
On sale Dec 28
FC, 72 pages
$9.99
HC, 6″ x 9″
Two hundred years after the fall of mankind, a malfunctioning war machine and a slave girl with the unique power to heal robotic minds must overcome their mutual distrust in order to rescue a friend from the robots intent on harvesting his life force.
• Adapted from the combat strategy game coming in 2016 from Directive Games!
• Scripted by the game’s lead writer, John McLean-Foreman!
• A dynamic new take on man vs. machine!

 


Mae-6-c3bd6Mae #6

Gene Ha (W/Cover), Paulina Ganucheau (A), and Wesley Hartman (C)
On sale Oct 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Before Mae’s sister Abbie was known as Ani, Fallen Queen of the Mňoukové, she was just a punk kid running away from problems at home. This standalone issue, illustrated by guest artist Paulina Ganucheau, shows how something, or someone, in the magical world of Cimerterěn transformed Abbie into the warrior she is today.
• A standalone story with guest art by Paulina Ganucheau!
• An all ages fantasy adventure!
“Mae manages to make you fall in love with a fantasy world you don’t even see in the issue.” — AiPT!

 


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Mass Effect Omnibus Volume 1 TP
Mac Walters (W), John Jackson Miller (W), Jeremy Barlow (W), Patrick Weekes (W), John Dombrow (W), Sylvia Feketekuty (W), Omar Francia (A), Eduardo Francisco (A), Garry Brown (A), Chris Staggs (A), Jean Diaz (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Daryl Mandryk (Cover)
On sale Nov 9
FC, 400 pages
$24.99
TP, 7″ x 10″
Dark Horse and BioWare’s canonical continuation of the smash-hit video game is now available in an affordable omnibus!
Mass Effect 2 and 3 lead writer Mac Walters teams up with an all-star creative team, including John Jackson Miller, Omar Francia, Eduardo Francisco, and more! Collects the first four story arcs — Redemption, Evolution, Invasion, and Homeworlds!
• An essential, canonical addition to the Mass Effect universe!

 


MUHALI-HC-CVR-SOL-4x6-b3b89The story of boxing icon Muhammad Ali!

Muhammad Ali HC
Sybille Titeux (W) and Amazing Ameziane (A/Cover)
On sale Oct 26
FC, 128 pages
$19.99
HC, 6″ x 9″
An original graphic novel celebrating the life of the glorious athlete who metamorphosed from Cassius Clay to become a three-time heavyweight boxing legend, activist, and provocateur: Muhammad Ali. Not only a titan in the world of sports but in the world itself, he dared to be different and to challenge and defy through his refusal to be drafted to fight in Vietnam, his rejection of his “slave” name, and ultimately his final fight with his body itself through a thirty-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. Witness what made Ali different, what made him cool, what made him the Greatest.
• The critically acclaimed French graphic novel, now available for the first time in English.
• Focuses on key figures in the Civil Rights movement.

 


NeonGenesisEvangelion-RaisingProjOmnibus-v2-edb01Neon Genesis Evangelion: The Shinji Ikari Raising Project Omnibus Book 2 TP

Osamu Takahashi (W/A/Cover)

On sale Dec 7
b&w, 552 pages
$19.99
TP, 5 1/8″ x 7 1/4″
Book Two introduces Mana Kirishima, the mysterious transfer student who might be more capable than even Rei and Asuka… and who’s definitely more capable when it comes to making moves on Shinji! The four of them will get a chance to show their elders what they can do (and hopefully not kill each other in the process) when Yui takes them all on a field trip to a facility run by her greatest rival from school — to see Japan’s newest, nuclear-powered giant robot! What could possibly go wrong?
• Recently featured in a Nerd Block custom gift pack of 25,000 copies!
• Evangelion celebrated its twentieth anniversary in 2015, with a new movie coming soon!

 


NewLoneWolfCub-v11-178a3New Lone Wolf and Cub Volume 11 TP

Kazuo Koike (W) and Hideki Mori (A/Cover)
On sale Dec 7
b&w, 232 pages
$13.99
TP, 5″ x 7 1/8″
Young Daigoro, the Lone Wolf’s cub, again wears the white robes of death he and his father wore to battle Yagyū Retsudō. But Daigoro is now a hardened warrior, ready to fight alongside Tōgō Shigekata against the regiments of Edo Castle and a shōgun who is more than he seems!
• Written by Lone Wolf and Cub creator Kazuo Koike!
• Over one million copies sold of the Dark Horse Lone Wolf and Cub editions.

 


PredVDreddVAliens-4-298b7PredVDreddVAliens-4-Variant-4bbc1“An epic face-off.” — Comic Book Resources

Predator vs. Judge Dredd vs. Aliens #4 (of 4)
John Layman (W), Chris Mooneyham (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Glenn Fabry (Cover/Variant cover)
On sale Oct 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Road trip! The mad, gene-splicing scientist Dr. Reinstöt is having the best summer ever as he hits the road toward Mega-City One. He’s got a sweet ride: a stolen Predator ship! He’s got his new BFF, the murderous Archbishop Emoji, riding shotgun. And he’s got snacks… or maybe he is a snack… for his homegrown crew of xenomorphs. Spoilsport Judge Dredd and his killjoy Predator friends are hot on their tail, trying to ruin everyone’s fun, but Dr. Reinstöt has a secret weapon that will keep the party going. Until the end of time! Which might be tomorrow, if Reinstöt has his way. Either way, it’s going to be a killer time.
• Copublished with IDW and 2000 AD!
• Pencil variant cover by Glenn Fabry.

 

 


ResidentAlien-ManWithNoName-2-d2076Resident Alien: The Man with No Name #2 (of 4)

Peter Hogan (W) and Steve Parkhouse (A/Cover)
On sale Oct 12
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
A fiery explosion and a sudden death in the small town of Patience, Washington — but is it an accident or a calculated murder? The stranded alien who’s known as Dr. Harry hunts for a dead drifter’s daughter, and the local police look into a possible drug ring! Peter Hogan (Tom Strong) and Steve Parkhouse (Doctor Who) continue their unique, acclaimed science-fiction/murder-mystery series!

 


RiseOfTheBlackFlame-2-b00f0The bizarre origin of the B.P.R.D.’s greatest foe

Rise of the Black Flame #2 (of 5)
Mike Mignola (W), Chris Roberson (W), Christopher Mitten (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Laurence Campbell (Cover)
On sale Oct 5
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Rumors of the Black Flame cult practicing human sacrifice lead downriver and deep into the jungle, while the group’s guide is plagued by dreams of a dark goddess.

 


Smite-PantheonWar-TP-5145fSMITE: The Pantheon War TP

Jack Banish (W), John Jackson Miller (W), Eduardo Francisco (A/Cover), Wes Dzioba (C), and Stefani Rennee (C)
On sale Dec 28
FC, 88 pages
$14.99
TP, 7″ x 10″
Revealed here is the never-before-told tale of how the conflict between the gods began — from the assassination of Zeus, to the goddess Hel tricking Thor into attacking her own father Loki, to the death of Ares and the plunging of the Pantheons into all-out war! Collects the three-issue digital series.
• Millions play the game, but this is the first time the backstory has been told!

 


SpellOnWheels-1-e4377Kate Leth and Megan Levens team up for a magical new series!

Spell on Wheels #1 (of 5)
Kate Leth (W), Megan Levens (A), Marissa Louise (C), and Ming Doyle (Cover)
On sale Oct 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Three young witches are robbed of their magical items, and they’ll have to hit the road to track down the mysterious thief before he does any damage to — or with — their possessions.
• Supernatural meets Buffy and The Craft!

 


Strain-MisterQuinlan-2-fff49Read the comic! Watch the series!

The Strain: Mister Quinlan — Vampire Hunter #2 (of 5)
David Lapham (W), Edgar Salazar (P), Keith Champagne (I), Dan Jackson (I), and Juan Ferreyra (Cover)
On sale Oct 12
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Now a champion in the ancient arenas of Rome, Mr. Quinlan finds himself up against the fiercest of all of the gladiators. But his chances of survival outside the arena are even worse, as the Master closes in on Mr. Quinlan after years of searching!
• The origin of Mr. Quinlan from director Guillermo del Toro and writer David Lapham — begins here!
• Watch The Strain on FX.

 


TarzanOnPlanetOfApes-2-770e3“A perfect crossover idea.” — Dread Central

Tarzan on the Planet of the Apes #2 (of 5)
Tim Seeley (W), David Walker (W), Fernando Dagnino (A), Sandra Molina (C), and Duncan Fegredo (Cover)
On sale Oct 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Early twentieth-century British colonialists have rebuilt the slave trade around the intelligent apes that raised Tarzan in the jungles of Africa. Now Tarzan and his adoptive brother Caesar fight back to free the apes — but discover that man and ape will have to unite if the surface world is to survive.
• Copublished with BOOM! Studios!
• From the writers of Revival and Power Man and Iron Fist!

 


TombRaider-9-83cd6Tomb Raider #9

Mariko Tamaki (W), Phillip Sevy (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Tula Lotay (Cover)
On sale Oct 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Escaping from a mental institution was just the beginning. Now Sam Nishimura is making her way across Europe and leaving a trail of destruction in her wake, gathering followers to her violent cause. Lara Croft and Jonah are on the case, trying to rescue Sam from the mysterious force that has overtaken her. But as haunting memories of Yamatai resurface and the sinister Order of Trinity gets more involved, this search-and-rescue mission becomes so much more.
• Continuing where the Rise of the Tomb Raider game left off!
• By Eisner Award–winning author Mariko Tamaki.

 


UsagiYojimbo-158-a2d7bUsagi Yojimbo #158

Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)
On sale Oct 19
FC, 24 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
During an intense famine, Usagi comes across a mother and son being accosted by bandits. After rescuing them, he escorts them on a treacherous journey to reunite with her husband — to an outlying mountain range rife with unpredictable weather and aggressive, starving animals! Just when Usagi thinks all of their troubles are behind them, he learns their hidden secret…
• A new one-issue story!
“One of the most original, innovative, well-executed comic books anywhere to be found.” — Stan Lee

 

 


WeirdDetective-5-72e08Weird Detective #5 (of 5)

Fred Van Lente (W), Guiu Vilanova (A/Cover), and Mauricio Wallace (C)
On sale Oct 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Det. Sebastian Greene is determined to rescue his partner, Sana, even if it exposes his true demonic nature, but his only clue is the monster killing people all over New York. Can he find Sana, take down the killer, and protect himself from the powerful alien forces corrupting the NYPD?
• Fred Van Lente’s newest original comic series!

 


Witchfinder-CityOfDead-3-97501Witchfinder: City of the Dead #3 (of 5)

Mike Mignola (W), Chris Roberson (W), Ben Stenbeck (A), Michelle Madsen (C), and Julián Totino Tedesco (Cover)
On sale Oct 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Sir Edward Grey travels beneath London to the lair of a longtime enemy who needs his help fighting an even greater threat.

 


WorldOfTanks-3-b8c7f“Crackin’ good war comics.” — Kotaku

World of Tanks #3 (of 5)
Garth Ennis (W), Carlos Ezquerra (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Isaac Hannaford (Cover)
On sale Oct 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
In the war-torn countryside of Normandy, the battle continues to rage as Linnet’s crew experiences the tortures of war firsthand. Garth Ennis (Preacher, Hellblazer) and Carlos Ezquerra (Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog) team up to create a tense war story inspired by the massively popular online game World of Tanks.
• World of Tanks has a global audience of 110 million players!

So what makes your october pull list? Let us know in the comment section below.

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