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Dark Horse Comics Solicitations for April 2016


Abe Sapien #32

Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Max Fiumara (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Sebastián Fiumara (Cover)

On sale April 13 FC, 32 pages $3.50 Ongoing

Abe arrives in New York City to discover the Bureau knew more about his origins than they let on.


Abe Sapien Volume 7: The Secret Fire TP

Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Max Fiumara (A/Cover), Sebastián Fiumara (A), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale June 15 FC, 160 pages $19.99 TP, 7” x 10”

Having traveled across the country searching for the truth about himself, Abe Sapien uncovers the secrets he’s been looking for when he faces a giant monster that tore off part of the Florida coast, and a young girl with a psychic bond to the most ancient powers in the Hellboy mythology. Collects Abe Sapien #24–#26, #28–#29, and #31.

“One of our essential writers of dark fiction . . . a cartographer of lost worlds.”—New York Times

Alabaster: The Good, the Bad, and the Bird #5 (of 5)

Caitlín R. Kiernan (W), Daniel Warren Johnson (A), Carlos Badilla (C), and Greg Ruth (Cover)

On sale April 13 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Miniseries

Trapped in the twisted grip of the Asquith sisters, Dancy and Maisie have resigned themselves to certain fate—but even as the end approaches, Dancy uncovers a horrifying secret that could shake her entire world to its core!


Aliens: Defiance #1

Brian Wood (W), Tristan Jones (A), Dan Jackson (C), Massimo Carnevale (Cover), and Mark A. Nelson (Variant cover)

On sale April 27 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Ongoing

Battling demons from her past while fighting for her life, Colonial Marine Private First Class Zula Hendricks, in the company of Weyland-Yutani synthetics, is forced to question her strength and loyalty when the discovery of an insidious alien species on a derelict hauler sends her on a dangerous journey across the stars.


Angel & Faith Season 10 #25

Victor Gischler (W), Will Conrad (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Scott Fischer (Cover), and Mike Norton (Variant cover)

On sale April 6 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Ongoing

Angel, Faith, and the whole of Magic Town will be needed in this final face-off with Big Bad Archaeus and Drusilla. Its vampires versus . . . well, everyone!


Archie’s Pal Jughead Archives Volume 2 HC

Bob Montana (A), George Frese (A), and Bill Vigoda (A)

On sale June 15 FC, 240 pages $49.99 HC, 7” x 10”

Hungry for more? Jughead gets into more scrapes, rebuffs more cute girls, and eats more hamburgers than anyone! These classic stories feature artwork from Bob Montana and Bill Vigoda and highlight the weirder antics of Jughead, Archie, Betty, Veronica, and the rest of the gang. Collecting Archie’s Pal Jughead #9–#16.



The Art of Doom HC

id Software (W/A/Cover)

On sale June 8 FC, 184 pages $39.99 HC, 9” x 12”

From id Software, the studio that pioneered the first-person-shooter genre and coined the multiplayer term deathmatch, comes a massive art tome from the highly anticipated next installment of DOOM!

From the immense UAC facilities on Mars to the depths of hell, uncover never-before-seen sketches and concept art from DOOM. The book also features an exclusive look at the development of the relentless demons of hell, devastating, over-the-top weapons, and the iconic DOOM marine—all accompanied by commentary from the developers themselves. The Art of DOOM is indispensable for fans of video games, visceral first-person-shooter combat, and pulse-pounding action!


The Art of Doug Sneyd TP

Doug Sneyd (W/A/Cover), Hugh Hefner (W), and Lynn Johnston (W)

On sale June 29 FC, 248 pages $19.99 TP, 9” x 12”

The scintillating cartoon works of Doug Sneyd, an artist for Playboy magazine since the early 1960s, return to print in this stunning softcover art book. Readers will be charmed by these most deliciously hilarious of Doug’s full-page cartoons featuring the lovely Sneyd girls and the one-line jokes they so ably illustrate!



Astro Boy Omnibus Volume 4 TP

Osamu Tezuka (W/A/Cover)

On sale June 22 b&w, 688 pages $19.99 TP, 4 1/2″ x 6 1/2″

Under the ruse of building older bodies for Astro and his sister so that the young robots can grow up, an unscrupulous con man replaces their electrobrains to help him abscond with the art treasures stored in the Neo Pyramid! Astro Boy is all-ages adventure packed with humor and heart. Collects one story from volume 10 and all of volumes 11-13.




Aw Yeah Comics: Action Cat! #2 (of 4)

Art Baltazar (W/A/Cover) and Franco (W)

On sale April 13 FC, 32 pages $2.99 Miniseries

So, what happens when characters with opposite schedules merge together? When day becomes night? When red and yellow become . . . yellow and red? That’s right . . . you get an Over-Re-Action! It’s the result of what too many coffees and energy drinks may bring you! Join us for this action-packed adventure of fun and awesomeness!



Aw Yeah Comics! Volume 3: Make Way . . . for Awesome! TP

Art Baltazar (W/A/Cover), Franco (W/A), Scoot McMahon (A), Denver Brubaker (A), Marc Hammond (A), Kurt Wood (A), Dave Scheidt (A), and Vince Dorse (A)

On sale June 8 FC, 144 pages $12.99 TP, 7” x 10”

HERE COMES THE AWESOME! Your favorite superheroes return, led by Action Cat! But what evil will threaten our heroes this time? No doubt Evil Cat will pounce again! And Parallel-O-Ham menaces beautiful downtown Skokie! Follow the continuing adventures of Art Baltazar and Franco’s superhero creations! Collects Aw Yeah Comics #9–#12, with over thirty pages of new material!



Baltimore: Empty Graves #1 (of 5)

Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Peter Bergting (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Ben Stenbeck (Cover)

On sale April 6 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Miniseries

With no bodies to bury, Baltimore lays to rest the memories of good friends, while the strange worshipers of the Red King make use of the corpses of his fallen allies.


Barb Wire Book 2: Hotwired TP

Chris Warner (W), Patrick Olliffe (P), Tom Nguyen (I), Wes Dzioba (C), and Adam Hughes (Cover)

On sale June 29 FC, 104 pages $14.99 TP, 7” x 10”

Braced by shady federal agents, bounty hunter Barb Wire is forced to locate an old associate who the agents claim is the most dangerous man alive. With no choice but compliance, Barb learns that her former ally is not the man she remembers . . . if indeed he is a man at all! Collects Barb Wire #5–#8.



B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #142

Mike Mignola (W), Cameron Stewart (W/A), Dave Stewart (C), and Duncan Fegredo (Cover)

On sale April 20 FC, 32 pages $3.50 Ongoing

After tracing the origins of a demonic symbol to an abandoned house in a rural town, Ashley must face the town’s demons before more children disappear.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #26

Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)

On sale April 20 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Ongoing

The Scoobies are falling apart—and so is the world they are trying to save. While demon lords are still on the loose, Buffy has become distracted, and a bit enraged, by another crisis that is affecting those closest to her . . .

For a Slayer, high school is hell!


Buffy: The High School Years—Freaks & Geeks TP

Faith Erin Hicks (W), Yishan Li (A), Rod Espinosa (C), and Scott Fischer (Cover)

On sale June 1 FC, 80 pages $10.99 TP, 6” x 9”

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is back in classic action in a tale set during her first year at Sunnydale High School! Burdened with the stress of a new school, making new friends, and sleepless nights spent slaying the undead, Buffy becomes the target of a group of nerdy vampires hoping to climb the vampire social ladder.



Call of Duty: Black Ops III #6 (of 6)

Larry Hama (W), Marcelo Ferreira (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Anthony Palumbo (Cover)

On sale April 20 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Miniseries

Hendricks’s team takes the fight to Moscow in the explosive conclusion to the prequel to Call of Duty®: Black Ops III. They’ve tracked the Red Witch to the basement of the former KGB headquarters, but they’ll have to fight their way through a maze full of combat robots to get to her.



The Complete Emily the Strange: All Things Strange HC

Rob Reger (W), Jessica Gruner (W), Buzz Parker (A/Cover), and Ryan Hill (C)

On sale June 29 FC, 416 pages $19.99 HC, 6” x 9”

Emily the Strange is not your ordinary thirteen-year-old girl—she’s got a razor-sharp wit as dark as her jet-black hair, a posse of moody black cats, and famous friends in very odd places! The Complete Emily the Strange: All Things Strange collects the first three volumes of Emily the Strange in one beautiful hardcover. It’s a perfect time to be strange.


Conan the Avenger #25

Fred Van Lente (W), Brian Ching (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Simon Bisley (Cover)

On sale April 27 FC, 32 pages $3.50 Ongoing

The senses-shattering conclusion to Fred Van Lente’s epic Conan run!

In an act of vindictive desperation, the imposter queen Salome intends to sacrifice her twin sister Taramis—the rightful queen—to the demon Thaug, and then unleash the vile beast on the populace. Can Conan save Taramis and her kingdom before it’s too late?


Creepy Comics #23

Rachel Deering (W), Jai Nitz (W), Joshua Boulet (A), Federico De Luca (A), Mirko Colak (A), and Glen Fabry (Cover)

On sale Apr 27 b&w, 40 pages $3.99 Ongoing

Peter Bagge and Dan Braun return to deliver more gory Creepy Family antics, and Joshua Boulet continues to explore Sister Creepy’s place in her twisted clan’s family tree. Writers Rachel Deering and Jai Nitz bring us the dilemmas of two pariahs trying desperately to hold onto their humanity and faith. These new stories—and more surprises—will leave you as breathless and bewildered as their poor protagonists!



Dark Horse Presents #21

John Arcudi (W), Rich Woodall (W), Adam P. Knave (W), D.J. Kirkbride (W), Carla Speed McNeil (W/A), Paul Levitz (W), Dennis Calero (W/A), Aaron Lopresti (W/A/Cover), Maxim Šimić (A), Craig Rousseau (A), Robert Wilson IV (A), and Tim Hamilton (A)

On sale April 20 FC, 48 pages $4.99 Ongoing

Writer and artist Dennis Calero returns to DHP with the next thrilling installment of The Suit! Also new for this issue, Aaron Lopresti gives his take on the Cimmerian sword swinger in Conan: The Swamp King!

This issue also features continuations of Paul Levitz and Tim Hamilton’s Brooklyn Blood and Rich Woodall and Craig Rousseau’s Kyrra: Alien Jungle Girl.

Finally, tune in for the conclusions of two stories: John Arcudi and Maxim Šimić’s Worlds Apart, and Adam P. Knave, D.J. Kirkbride, and Robert Wilson IV’s Laser Joan and the Rayguns!

Dept. H #1

Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover), Sharlene Kindt (C), and Jeff Lemire (Variant cover)

On sale April 20 FC, 28 pages $3.99 Ongoing

From New York Times best-selling MIND MGMT creator Matt Kindt comes an exciting new undersea sci-fi mystery.

Mia is a special investigator hired to uncover possible sabotage taking place at a deep-sea research station. What she finds is a mind-blowing crime scene filled with suspects with terrible secrets, strange deep-sea creatures, and an impending flood!



Dragon Age: Magekiller #5 (of 5)

Greg Rucka (W), Carmen Carnero (P), Terry Pallot (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Sachin Teng (Cover)

On sale April 20 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Miniseries

On Leliana’s orders, Marius and Tessa must take on an impossible task . . . a task that could mean life or death for the Inquisitor! Corypheus and the destruction of Thedas looms . . . but has the path our heroes have chosen to follow given them peace? The final battle rages, with the world’s future at stake!



Fate/Zero Volume 2 TP

Gen Urobuchi (W), Type-Moon (W), and Shinjiro (A)

On sale June 8 FC, 184 pages $11.99 TP, 5 1/8” x 7 1/4″

Gen Urobuchi and Shinjiro’s manga adaptation of Type-Moon’s hit anime and novel series continues! As the Fourth Holy Grail War rages, seven magi and their summoned heroes from history battle to the death to claim the Grail and have their wishes granted! The first conflict of the war begins with Saber and Lancer crossing blades!



Fight Club 2 HC

Chuck Palahniuk (W), Cameron Stewart (A), Dave Stewart (C), and David Mack (Cover)

On sale June 21 FC, 280 pages $29.99 HC, 7” x 10”

Some imaginary friends never go away . . .

Ten years after starting Project Mayhem, he lives a mundane life. A kid, a wife. Pills to keep his destiny at bay. But it won’t last long—the wife has seen to that. He’s back where he started, but this go-round he’s got more at stake than his own life. The time has arrived . . . Collects issues #1–#10 of the series.



Frank Miller’s Sin City: The Hard Goodbye Curator’s Collection HC & Ltd. Ed. HC

Frank Miller (W/A)

On sale June 22 FC, 224 pages $175.00 HC,15” x 21 1/2”

On sale June 22 FC, 224 pages $275.00 Ltd. Ed. HC,15” x 21 1/2”

You’ve seen Sin City, but never like this! Frank Miller’s Sin City: The Hard Goodbye Curator’s Collection showcases the entire graphic novel scanned from the original artwork in Frank Miller’s archives and reproduced at full size. Introduction by Robert Rodriguez, with an afterword by Mike Richardson and an interview about the artistic process with Frank Miller!



Fritz Leiber’s Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser: The Cloud of Hate and Other Stories TP

Dennis O’Neil (W), Howard Chaykin (A), and Walter Simonson (A/Cover)

On sale June 15 FC, 136 pages $17.99 TP, 7” x 10”

In 1973, industry titan Denny O’Neil joined master artists Howard Chaykin and Walt Simonson to adapt stories starring Fritz Leiber’s timeless fantasy characters, the barbarian Fafhrd and the nimble rogue the Gray Mouser. Now, for the first time ever, Dark Horse Books is collecting all of those exciting tales of swords and devilry into one handsome collection!



The Goon Library Volume 3 HC

Eric Powell (W/A/Cover)

On sale June 1 FC, 416 pages $39.99 HC, 8” x 12 3/16”

Fear and misery plague the town on the edge of Horse-Eater’s Wood. After the death of a friend and ally reveals the return of Labrazio, the Goon’s sworn enemy thought long gone, the Goon realizes that something darker is going on in the town than anyone suspected. Collects The Goon Volumes 7–9.




Harrow County #11

Cullen Bunn (W) and Tyler Crook (A/Cover)

On sale April 13 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Ongoing

An infestation of insidious serpents has warped the minds of Bernice’s neighbors. Turning to the mysterious Lovey Belfont for aid, Bernice soon learns the dark history surrounding the land on which the Holler rests.



Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953—Beyond the Fences #3 (of 3)

Mike Mignola (W), Chris Roberson (W), Paolo Rivera (P/Cover), Joe Rivera (I), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale April 27 FC, 32 pages $3.50 Miniseries

Man’s best friend becomes Hellboy’s worst nightmare in a Cold War–era mission.



House of Penance #1 (of 6)

Peter Tomasi (W), Ian Bertram (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale April 13 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Miniseries

The Winchester House—famous for its original owner’s bizarre compulsion to incorporate a multitude of architectural curiosities. But as the bereaved Sarah Winchester’s workers toil on stairways to nothing and doors to nowhere, a mysterious stranger arrives . . . and he could make Sarah’s demons all too real.



How to Talk to Girls at Parties HC

Neil Gaiman (W), Gabriel Bá (A/Cover), and Fábio Moon (A/Cover)

On sale June 15 FC, 64 pages $17.99 HC, 7” x 10”

Two teenage boys are in for a tremendous shock when they crash a party where the girls are far more than they appear!





King’s Road #3 (of 3)

Peter Hogan (W), Staz Johnson (A/Cover), and Douglas A. Sirois (C)

On sale April 13 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Miniseries

The conclusion to the first King’s Road story arc! On the run after being ambushed by the witch Malicia’s army of monsters, Don and his family search for a secret doorway into the magical land of Avalon. As Malicia moves to put an end to Don’s royal clan, an old family friend comes to the rescue!



Lara Croft and the Frozen Omen TP

Corinna Bechko (W), Randy Green (P), Andy Owens (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), Carmen Carnero (P), and Jean-Sebastien Rossbach (Cover)

On sale June 22 FC, 120 pages $19.99 TP, 7” x 10”

It’s up to Lara Croft and Carter Bell to stop a group of cultists from causing worldwide cataclysmic devastation! Ancient ivory artifacts hold the key to both salvation and destruction, and these rivals turned friends must recover them before the cultists in a race against time! Lara’s newest quest is filled with incredible action, dual pistols, and high-spirited adventure in the same universe as the Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light and Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris games! Collecting issues #1–#5 of Lara Croft and the Frozen Omen by Corinna Bechko!



Leaving Megalopolis: Surviving Megalopolis #4 (of 6)

Gail Simone (W), J. Calafiore (A/Cover), and Jason Wright (C)

On sale April 13 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Miniseries

On the day all the superheroes turned bad, a horrifying creature emerged from a giant hole in the middle of the city. No one has dared look too deeply into that abyss. Until now. What horrors lie at the other end, and what is yet to come through? Our band of ordinary citizens find themselves with answers too terrifying to comprehend as the sequel to the Kickstarter megahit Leaving Megalopolis continues!



Living with the Dead: A Zombie Bromance Second Edition TP

Mike Richardson (W), Ben Stenbeck (A), and Richard Corben (Cover)

On sale June 29 FC, 88 pages $9.99 TP, 6” x 9”

Life in the big city has its problems: traffic, overpopulation, and crime, not to mention the brain-hungry living dead. But for hard rockers Straw and Whip, life among the flesh-eating populace is easy . . . until they meet a gun-crazy vixen named Betty. Collects Living with the Dead #1–#3.



Lone Wolf 2100 #4 (of 4)

Eric Heisserer (W), Miguel Sepulveda (A), Javier Mena (C), and Brian Kalin O’Connell (Cover)

On sale April 6 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Miniseries

The fate of the human race comes down to a final battle on the coast of Japan! Daisy Ogami holds the key to a cure for a killer virus, but only Itto, her android bodyguard, can protect her from those who would let the plague continue!


New Lone Wolf and Cub Volume 9 TP

Kazuo Koike (W) and Hideki Mori (A/Cover)

On sale June 1 b&w, 232 pages $13.99 TP, 5” x 7 1/4”

Matsudaira Izu-no-kami, masquerading as the lord of Satsuma, has learned there is only one sword school in all of Japan that can possibly defeat Tōgō Shigekata’s Jigen-ryū. Matsudaira calls out the legendary Satsuma Osenshi cavalry to test these mysterious Taisha-ryū warriors—with their lives!



The Massive: Ninth Wave #5 (of 6)

Brian Wood (W), Garry Brown (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and J. P. Leon (Cover)

On sale April 13 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Miniseries

When the Ninth Wave crew vote to undertake a side mission off the coast of a war-ravaged country, they get more than they bargained for, and Callum Israel ends up on the FBI’s Most Wanted list.



Neon Genesis Evangelion: The Shinji Ikari Raising Project Volume 16 TP

Osamu Takahashi (W/A/Cover)

On sale June 1 b&w, 184 pages $9.99 TP, 5 1/8″ x 7 1/4″

Breaking their silence, SEELE tries once again to hack the MAGI system. Yui, who has been tasked with running the research facility, dispatches Shinji and the crew to meet the menace. Shinji vanishes upon confronting the bizarre invader entity—but has he truly succumbed to unreal horrors, and can Rei and Asuka bring him back again?




Plants vs. Zombies #10: Boom Boom Mushroom Part 1 (of 3)

Paul Tobin (W), Jacob Chabot (A/Cover), Cat Farris (A/C), and Matthew J. Rainwater (A/C)

On sale April 20 FC, 32 pages $2.99 Ongoing

Crazy Dave’s brainy niece Patrice, neighborhood daredevil Nate Timely, and a batch of bold plants discover “Zomboss’s Secret Plan for Raising a Zombie Army Underground and Then Swallowing the Entire City of Neighborville Whole!” The rare Boom Boom Mushroom must be found in order to save the humans aboveground!



Plants vs. Zombies Volume 4: Grown Sweet Home HC

Paul Tobin (W), Andie Tong (A/Cover), Karim Friha (A/C), Nneka Myers (A/C), Brian Churilla (A/C), and Matthew J. Rainwater (C)

On sale June 1 FC, 80 pages $9.99 HC, 6” x 9”

A group of young plants move out of Crazy Dave’s garage and into his huge family mansion in Neighborville. But why is Dr. Zomboss spying on them? Artist Andie Tong joins writer Paul Tobin for this three-issue arc! Bonus stories by Karim Friha, Nneka Myers, and others! Collects Plants vs. Zombies #4–#6.



Poppy! and the Lost Lagoon TP

Matt Kindt (W/C/Cover) and Brian Hurtt (W/A/Cover)

On sale June 8 FC, 144 pages $14.99 TP, 6” x 9”

At the age of ten, Poppy Pepperton is the greatest explorer since her grandfather Pappy! When a shrunken mummy head speaks, adventure calls Poppy and her sidekick/guardian Colt Winchester across the globe in search of an exotic fish—along the way discovering clues to what happened to Pappy all those years ago!



Predator: Life and Death #2 (of 4)

Dan Abnett (W), Brian Thies (A), Rain Beredo (C), and David Palumbo (Cover)

On sale April 6 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Miniseries

Colonial Marines hunt the Predators, and the Predators lead the marines into an ambush! But on the jungle world of Tartarus, everyone has their eyes on the ultimate prize: an otherworldly spacecraft ripe for the taking!


Semiautomagic TP

Alex de Campi (W), Jerry Ordway (A/Cover), and Marissa Louise (C)

On sale June 29 FC, 104 pages $12.99 TP, 7” x 10”

Professor Alice Creed doesn’t have tenure. And she never will, as long as she keeps ditching her lectures to kill monsters. But when a dark force from between universes begins seducing young souls through an innocent computer game, she packs her occult relics, holy water, and iPad to kick eldritch ass!



The Shadow Glass #2 (of 6)

Aly Fell (W/A/Cover)

On sale April 20 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Miniseries

Rosalind’s search for the truth about her past brings her face to face with her father at the home of her tutor, where the two men are set to perform a conjuration to loose the powers of a powerful object that pulls Rosalind in as well.


Tarzan: The Beckoning TP

Thomas Yeates (W/A/Cover)

On sale June 1 FC, 208 pages $19.99 TP, 7” x 10”

The ageless Tarzan and his beautiful wife Jane have been living in America, fighting the illegal ivory trade to stop the slaughter of elephants . . . but they’re soon drawn back to Africa, entangled in a dangerous web that threatens their long lives! Thomas Yeates’s saga collected in its entirety for the first time.


Tomb Raider II #3

Mariko Tamaki (W), Phillip Sevy (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Agustin Alessio (Cover)

On sale April 20 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Ongoing

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