March 2017 Solicitations
The mangled Europa is in a state of free fall in Earth’s atmosphere with Zula, Davis, Hollis, and a previously frozen xenomorph onboard. Davis battles the alien threat while Hollis and Zula scramble to the escape hatch. Impact is unavoidable; survival is doubtful.
On LV-223, it’s the last stand for the Colonial Marines—and their Predator allies—against an overwhelming army of Alien warriors determined to protect their new queen. Only one thing can stop them . . . and it’s the last thing anybody wants!
Shadow Moon just got out of jail, only to discover his wife is dead. Defeated, broke, and uncertain as to where to go from here, he meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday, who employs him to serve as his bodyguard—thrusting Shadow into a deadly world of the supernatural, where ghosts of the past come back from the dead, and a brewing war between old and new gods hits a boiling point.
As the battle between Illyria of the past and an invading god escalates, Fred is caught in the middle while Angel tries to figure a way to prevent the foretold disaster and get them back to the future . . . safe . . . And able to save the world again.
Protected by his armies marching on Rome, the Red King seems invulnerable as he takes his place at the Vatican for his coronation. How can the resistance hope to get close enough to confront him in human form?
A visitor from the outside world arrives on the farm, looking for the Black Hammer and bringing news of Spiral City to its Golden Age heroes. Her arrival stirs up old memories and awakens new hope in the marooned heroes.
Buffy is trying hard to keep things civil in the Safe Zone, but certain residents seem to be pushing for confrontations of any kind—and the death toll is rising. Buffy is not making any new friends. Meanwhile, Willow is doing all she can to get fellow Wiccans released from camp—and if that means magic, she has plenty to use.
The sinister Jehungir Agha enlists the bewitching Octavia to lure Conan to the remote island of Xapur, where Agha’s murderous trap is to be sprung. But other malign forces are at work in Xapur’s jungle-choked ruins . . . and the Devil in Iron lurks in the shadows!
Paul Levitz (W), Carla Speed McNeil (W/A), Michael Walsh (W/A/Cover), Jim Alexander (W), Shannon Wheeler (W/A), Chad Lambert (W), Patrick Alexander (W/A), Tim Hamilton (A), Will Pickering (A), and Apri Kusbiantoro (A)
This month’s Dark Horse Presents offering is full of fresh, new stories, featuring Shannon Wheeler’s Too Much Coffee Man, Jim Alexander and Will Pickering’s Savant, and Chad Lambert and Apri Kusbiantoro’s The Jock! Plus, a new chapter of Carla Speed McNeil’s Finder: Chase the Lady, the penultimate chapter of Paul Levitz and Tim Hamilton’s Brooklyn Blood, and more!
It had enough twists and turns to be interesting, but in the end it was a simple case. The Jail Crimes Division of the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office easily solved the murder of an inmate. Or did they? Detective Caruso isn’t ready to accept that the case is closed, and the more questions she asks, the more suspects she finds.
There’s a traitor loose in the Dept. H base, sabotaging the underwater research station, endangering the lives of the crew and their valuable research. With both paranoia and water rising, the crew is at each other’s throats. Will a world-changing discovery and news from the surface bring them together or tear them apart?
Seemingly healed at long last, Wolfrider chief Cutter returns, with his rescuers, to the Father Tree. But the rejoicing is tempered by news that the invading Djunslander army has met and engaged the native Iceholt human tribes—who have never before encountered the murderous power of firearms. Meanwhile, in the long-abandoned ruins of the Sun Village, the search is on for a long-lost talisman that could spell doom for all the elves dwelling in the Palace of the High Ones!
While Empowered struggles with a superhero community turned upside down by rampant romance, her mercenary “magical girl” opponent, the Soldier of Love, escalates her fanatical “down with love” campaign to an apocalyptic new level! Meanwhile, Ninjette wisely stays well hydrated with a beer or three! Or four! (Gotta have priorities, folks.)
When a dangerous magical force finds its way to Earth, Boone is the only man equipped to protect his home from the dangers of the Ether. But he hardly recognizes his home anymore—every week he spends in the Ether is a full year on Earth. Maybe one man can’t live in two dimensions, after all.
As the birdbrained wanderer Groo and his loyal mutt Rufferto crisscross the countryside, they encounter various acquaintances from years past. Sometimes, it’s a friend. Other times, it’s a foe. Most of the time, it doesn’t matter! From Arba and Dakarba to Granny Groo, Chakaal, Taranto, and even the melodic narrating Minstrel, the bumbling cheese-dip eater crosses paths with fan-favorite characters on his quest to reunite Kayli with her long-lost father. Can Groo do even that one little thing right? This oversized hardcover collects over three hundred pages of Groo: Friends and Foes, the full twelve-issue series from Dark Horse.
As the guardian of Harrow County, Emmy is not surprised that someone has come to ask for her help. But she is surprised that her visitor is a haint! Someone (or something) has been attacking Harrow County’s supernatural residents, and it’s up to Emmy to solve the mystery.
The Abandoned, a giant monster with haunting yellow eyes, rarely leaves his ramshackle cabin deep in the woods of Harrow County. But it wasn’t always so. And when hunters travel to Harrow County in search of big game, they get a lot more than they bargained for. As Emmy meets more visitors from the outside world, she discovers secrets of her own past and the very foundations of Harrow County. Collects issues #17–#20 of the award-winning horror comic.
The fight to make Rin-chan the most popular Vocaloid has never been so much fun, as her smallest everyday activities at school, home, and work (?) get blown up online to major celebrity events! Based on the video with over 2.5 million combined views on Niconico and YouTube, the Rin-Chan Now! manga is written, drawn, and edited by the video’s creators!
The universe of He-Man and She-Ra is full of mystery. And thanks to over four thousand individual entries covering characters, beasts, vehicles, locations, weapons, and magic, you can learn the secrets of this entire universe! This is the most comprehensive MOTU guide ever published, covering all things Masters of the Universe and Princess of Power from 1982 through today!
In this art-infused memoir by the late Jerry Robinson, learn how a seventeen-year-old became the artist on Detective Comics and Batman—and created one of the most famous villains of all time: the Joker. This volume includes never-before-published full-page artwork from Detective Comics and Batman, covers featuring Batman, Robin, and the Joker, and much more.
Mass Effect: Andromeda’s Tempest is the ship in which we do most of our exploring in the eagerly awaited forthcoming BioWare game release—Mass Effect: Andromeda. Long and sleek but still recalling the classic Normandy ship design, it is a key element of the new interactive player experience.
When Mister X hit the shelves over thirty years ago, no one had ever seen anything like it. A fusion of film noir, art deco, and German expressionism, it is still as inspiring and compelling as the first time it saw print. This paperback includes issues #1–#14 of Dean Motter’s original Mister X; Heartsprings and Watchstops, written by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Dave McKean; and a foreword by Warren Ellis!
Mysterious invaders are threatening Earth . . . so recruit a group of elite school kids to play video games that secretly train them for the real fight that lies ahead! Does this plan sound familiar? Well, they’d better get a new plan, because the elite school kids are Shinji, Rei, Asuka, and Kaworu, and they’re too busy playing games to ever get in the fricking robot!
It’s out with the old myths and in with the new as a nineteen-year-old chess prodigy pulls Excalibur from the stone and becomes queen. Now, magic, romance, Fae, Merlin, and more await her! Lend her your axe as the creators of Amelia Cole start a new age of adventure!
The manga prequel to the acclaimed anime series! Kogami’s team have learned that the hospital where patients have died due to a genetic timer set in them decades ago was a “privileged” residence for the emotionally unfit. In searching for clues, they discover just how their society perfected itself by pushing some things into the shadows . . . and the underground network dedicated to keeping those things alive!
In 1775, Seth Abbott fought to win his fellow Americans their independence. In 1794, his savant son, John, comes of age as their new nation faces multiple threats: high seas terrorism, fresh aggression from Britain, and intense political division at home. When Congress authorizes building America’s first navy, the famous “six frigates,” John Abbott signs up.
No villain in the history of Mike Mignola’s line of books has caused as much death and destruction as the Black Flame. See what it was like when that power belonged to a secret order of priests hidden in the jungles of Siam. Collects issues #1–#5 of the series.
Tales from all kinds of crypts spring from the pen of horror legend Richard Corben, reuniting for one story with special guest collaborator Jan Strnad, who’s previously worked with Corben on Mutant World, Jeremy Brood, and Ragemoor. And in the latest chapter of Denaeus, the Greco-Roman version of Corben’s Den, our hero has a horrifying family visitor!
In a story based on the brutal Repentless video trilogy by metal overlords Slayer, a murderous hate group descends upon the isolated desert town of Repentless to exact vengeance on its leader’s turncoat brother, who has nothing left but a few badass comrades and his own burning desire to settle the score!
A Celtic warrior from the days of the Roman Empire is compelled to join the crew of the pirate spaceship Jolly Roger in the distant future. The director’s cut of this wildly popular classic comic, originally published by Windjammer at Valiant (issues #1–#8), is collected with a wealth of extras, including sketches and commentary from legendary comic creator Mike Grell.
A vampiric abomination seeks to destroy the monster that sired him. Born as a mistake of a powerful vampire known as the Master and raised in the brutal gladiatorial arenas of ancient Rome, Mr. Quinlan must survive long enough to carry out his mission—but then his target begins hunting him. Collects issues #1–#5 of the miniseries.
Caesar’s birth in the original Planet of the Apes films was a result of the time travel at the core of that story. Tim Seeley (Revival) and David Walker (Power Man and Iron Fist) relocate that birth to nineteenth-century Africa, where Caesar crosses paths with Tarzan, leading to a much different fate for man and ape.
Drawing deeply from the Tarzan novels and the Apes films, Seeley and Walker run Caesar and the Lord of the Jungle through the enslavement of the apes, through a century of war, and through the center of the earth. Collects issues #1–#5 of the series.
Following the events of Rise of the Tomb Raider, Lara Croft’s life hasn’t gotten any easier! When Lara gets word that Sam Nishimura has escaped from a mental hospital, she drops everything to help her friend. But after an encounter with the Order of Trinity, she realizes that things are more complicated than she thought. Haunted by her memories of Yamatai, Lara is determined to rescue her friend. But the specter of Himiko the Sun Queen looms large in Sam’s life, and threatens to consume her completely! Collects issues #7-#12.
Explore the dark and gritty world of the hit video game series as Geralt and Ciri become embroiled in a brutal story of revenge. In this ruthless world, the past always comes back to haunt you, and nothing is as it seems. Collects issues #1–#5 of the Dark Horse Digital series The Witcher: Curse of Crows.
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