KLAUS AND THE WITCH OF WINTER #1 Retail Price: $7.99 Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Dan Mora Cover Artists: Main cover: Dan Mora “Black Ice” Incentive cover: Dan Mora Synopsis: Klaus returns for an epic oversized one-shot, perfect for any comic fan’s stocking! Brought to you by legendary creator Grant Morrison and 2016 Russ Manning Award winner Dan Mora, join the continuing adventures through space and time of the man that would become Santa Claus. Over 40 pages of all-new story and art!
JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: GIANTS #1 (OF 4) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Conor Nolan Artist: Conor Nolan Cover Artists: Main cover: Conor Nolan Incentive cover: Karl Kerschl Synopsis: Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Giants is a collection of mythic tales of when giants roamed the Earth, inspired by folklore from around the world and told in the spirit of Jim Henson’s beloved television series. In this first issue, rising newcomer Conor Nolan reimagines the “The Peach’s Son,” a Japanese tale of a giant who was raised by humans but never accepted by them. When a nearby village is overrun with evil beings, the giant will take a chance to be a hero and prove himself to be part of the community he calls home. Upcoming issues will include stories by Brandon Dayton, Jared Cullum, and Feifei Ruan.
STEVEN UNIVERSE 2016 SPECIAL #1 Retail Price: $7.99 Writers: Ayme Sotuyo, T. Zysk, Queenie Chan, Sara Talmadge, Katie Jones Artists: Ayme Sotuyo, T. Zysk, Queenie Chan, Sara Talmadge, Katie Jones Cover Artists: Main Cover: Ayme Sotuyo Incentive Cover: Katie Jones Synopsis: This is it! The Big Donut Special! This special one-shot focuses on Lars, Sadie, the citizens of Beach City, and the Crystal Gems as they hang out at their favorite donut place. Featuring off-model stories and alternative portrayals of Steven and the entire gang. 40 pages of story and art!
NAMESAKE #2 (of 4) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Steve Orlando Artist: Jakub Rebelka Cover Artist: Jakub Rebelka Synopsis: Jordan has finally crossed into Ektae, where he is immediately arrested and forced to lie his way out of one bad situation and into another.
BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA/ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK #3 (of 6) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Greg Pak Artist: Daniel Bayliss Cover Artists: Main Cover: Daniel Bayliss Subscription Cover: Eric Powell Synopsis: Snake and Jack must team up with their mortal enemies to face the endless threat of magic unleashed upon dystopian America.
WARLORDS OF APPALACHIA #3 (of 4) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Phillip Kennedy Johnson Artist: Jonas Scharf Cover Artist: Robert Sammelin Synopsis: It’s Kade and the rebels versus the Augies, a group of augmented soldiers with orders from President Roth to shut the rebellion down.
SONS OF ANARCHY REDWOOD ORIGINAL #5 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Ollie Masters Artist: Eoin Marron Cover Artists: Main Cover: Brahm Revel Subscription Cover: Greg Smallwood Synopsis: Jax recommits to Prospecting, dedicating his focus to it this time and convincing a reluctant Opie to do the same.
KONG OF SKULL ISLAND #6 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: James Asmus Artist: Carlos Magno Cover Artists: Main Cover: Nick Robles Incentive Cover: Artyom Trakhanov Synopsis: The two queens will fight to ensure domain over their new civilizations, while the Kongs must tear down the monstrous king of the island.
JOYRIDE #8 Retail Price: $3.99 Writers: Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly Artist: Marcus To Cover Artist: Marcus To Synopsis: Someone hijacks the ship and takes the team to an unknown section of space, where they come face-to-face with the powerful aliens that humanity encountered when they first left Earth…and the reason the SafeSky was built.
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #10 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Kyle Higgins Artist: Jon Lam Cover Artists: Main Cover: Jamal Campbell Morph Incentive Cover 1: Goñi Montes Incentive Cover 2: Derek Charm Unlockable Action Figure Variant: Telmos Santos Unlockable Villain Variant: Xermanico Synopsis: Special standalone issue featuring guest artist Jon Lam! As someone who tends to shy away from conflict and confrontation, Billy feels like the least likely candidate to protect Earth. When he first receives his Power Coin, he’s constantly afraid of not being prepared, and it’ll take a carefully strategized battle and the support of his friends to feel like a true member of the team.
THE WOODS #28 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Michael Dialynas Cover Artist: Michael Dialynas Synopsis: Isaac continues to string the group along on his mission to return everyone to Earth, but Karen is convinced he’s hiding something and is determined to uncover it.
MEGA PRINCESS #2 (of 5) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Kelly Thompson Artist: Brianne Drouhard Cover Artist: Brianne Drouhard Synopsis: Max and her, ahem, trusted steed, Justine, utilize some mega princess powers and deductive reasoning on a mission to find the prince, but Max’s overconfidence may get them into trouble when they find themselves at the mercy of the Tiny Kingdom!
ADVENTURE TIME COMICS #6 Retail Price: $3.99 Writers: Shaenon Garrity, Ryan Browne, Kelsey Wroten Artists: Roger Langridge, Ryan Browne, Kelsey Wroten Cover Artists: Main Cover: Jorge Corona Subscription Cover: Diigii Daguna Incentive Cover: Colleen Coover Synopsis: Gunther tells his favorite story, and Finn and Jake have to fight monsters.
OVER THE GARDEN WALL #9 Retail Price: $3.99 Writers: Jim Campbell & Kiernan Sjursen-Lien Artists: Jim Campbell & Cara McGee Cover Artists: Main Cover: Matt Smigiel Subscription Cover: Kellye Perdue Synopsis: Greg and Wirt have to figure out where the missing rock is.
ADVENTURE TIME #59 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Christopher Hastings Artist: Ian McGinty Cover Artists: Main Cover: Shelli Paroline & Braden Lamb Subscription Cover: Emily Warren Synopsis: Finn finds his current adventure to be a bit more than he expected, but he’s getting really into it. It’s kind of like how someone approaches taking over their basement with a model train set.
SLAM! #2 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Pamela Ribon Artist: Veronica Fish Cover Artists: Main Cover: Veronica Fish Incentive Cover: Natacha Bustos Synopsis: Now that best friends Knockout and CanCan are on separate derby teams, their paths go in different directions, with the pressure putting a strain on their relationship both on and off the track.
THE BACKSTAGERS #5 (of 8) Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Rian Sygh Cover Artist: Veronica Fish Synopsis: The Backstagers meet their lady counterparts from the All-Girls school, and it turns out that they have way more in common than they’d think. Working together to put on the best show this town’s ever seen should be as simple as pie, right? …RIGHT??
GOLDIE VANCE #8 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Hope Larson Artist: Brittney Williams Cover Artist: Kat Leyh Synopsis: To unravel the mystery of the lady astronaut suddenly appearing on the beach, Goldie must dive deep—to a secret underwater base, that is!
GIANT DAYS #21 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: John Allison Artist: Max Sarin Cover Artist: Lissa Treiman Synopsis: The girls come home to find that they have been burgled, so Susan decides to employ her street smarts in order to retrieve their stolen items. Daisy and Esther, against their better judgement, decide to help.
MUNCHKIN #24 Retail Price: $3.99 Writer: Andrew Hackard Artist: Len Peralta Cover Artist: Art Baltazar Synopsis: Love is in the air! Oh, wait. Oh, no. That’s not love. THAT SMELLS AWFUL, WHO DID THAT? Snuggle up with this Valentine’s-themed issue of Munchkin!
LUMBERJANES #33 Retail Price: $3.99 Writers: Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh Artist: Carolyn Nowak Cover Artists: Main Cover: Kat Leyh Incentive Cover: Alexandra Glenn-Collins Synopsis: Barney is officially a Lumberjane and it has come time for them to say goodbye to their friends at the Scouting Lads…but will a simple day ever stay simple in these woods?
ROBOCOP: DEAD OR ALIVE VOL. 3 TP *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR FEBRUARY 2017***** Retail Price: $19.99 Writer: Joshua Williamson, Dennis Culver Artists: Alejandro Aragon and Amancay Nahuelpan Cover Artist: Goñi Montes Synopsis: Killian’s endgame is set into motion. As the people of Old Detroit rally behind Killian’s rebellion, RoboCop, Detective Anne Lewis, and the Police Department must prepare for the end of law and order. Three worlds will collide and all comes to an end in this final chapter. From the ashes of death, change will arise. Collects issues #9-12.
JOHN FLOOD TP *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR FEBRUARY 2017***** Retail Price: $19.99 Writer: Justin Jordan Artist: Jorge Coelho Cover Artist: Jorge Coelho Synopsis: Written by Justin Jordan (Sombra, The Strange Talent of Luther Strode) and illustrated by Jorge Coelho (The Haunted Mansion), John Flood is a mind-bending murder mystery that take readers on a wild ride to uncover the truth. As the result of shady corporate experiments, John Flood no longer needs to sleep. Instead, he lives in a constant dream-state where sometimes it’s hard to decipher what’s real and what isn’t. A side effect of his supernatural insomnia allows him to see patterns and make connections no one else can. This ability serves Flood well in his new “career” as a makeshift private investigator, and he’s recruited an ex-cop looking for redemption to be his assistant. When the pair begins to unravel the connection between thousands of unsolved and seemingly unrelated murders, Flood discovers the one secret that has eluded him: his own past. Collects the complete limited series.
KONG OF SKULL ISLAND VOL. 1 TP *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR FEBRUARY 2017***** Retail Price: $16.99 Writer: James Asmus Artist: Carlos Magno Cover Artist: Nick Robles Synopsis: From James Asmus (Thief of Thieves, All-New Inhumans) and Carlos Magno (Lantern City, Planet of the Apes) comes the authorized origin of Kong. Two fractured and combative civilizations are forced to unite when their island is destroyed. Washing up on the shores of Skull Island, they must defend their people against an endless horde of dinosaurs and monsters. With the help of Kong lies hope for survival. Collects issue #1-#6 of the ongoing series.
OVER THE GARDEN WALL VOL. 1 TP *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR FEBRUARY 2017***** Retail Price: $14.99 Writers: Jim Campbell & Amalia Levari Artists: Jim Campbell & Cara McGee Cover Artist: Jim Campbell Synopsis: Based on the hit Cartoon Network miniseries created by Pat McHale, brand-new adventures await Greg and Jason Funderburker as they explore the uncharted depths of the Unknown, and pick up a few unusual friends along the way. On the other side of the forest, the Woodsman’s daughter, Anna, begins her own journey and quickly learns what it takes to survive on her own, especially once she’s confronted by the Beast. Collects issues #1-4 of the Eisner Award-winning, ongoing series. Jim Campbell returns to write and illustrate Greg’s latest travels through the Unknown, and Anna’s story is brought to life by show co-writer Amalia Levari and artist Cara McGee.
ADVENTURE TIME: BRAIN ROBBERS OGN *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR FEBRUARY 2017***** Retail Price: $14.99 Writer: Josh Trujillo Artist: Zachary Sterling Cover Artist: Scott Maynard Synopsis: In this new original graphic novel adventure from Josh Trujillo (Love Machines) and Zachary Sterling (Adventure Time), it’s the most important moment of Lumpy Space Princess’s life, and it’s all going to slip through her fingers if she doesn’t get help. Tree Trunks comes out of her mystery-filled retirement for one last job as she agrees to help LSP on a wild west treasure hunt. Finn and Jake secretly follow along to protect their friends but discover that LSP knows more than she is letting on about this particular treasure.
THE KILLER VOL. 5 HC *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR FEBRUARY 2017***** Retail Price: $24.99 Writer: Matz Artist: Luc Jacamon Cover Artist: Luc Jacamon Synopsis: Archaia presents the fifth and final installment of Matz and Luc Jacamon’s Eisner Awardnominated The Killer, a hardboiled, noir series following a hitman lost in a world without a moral compass. Get inside the mind of a professional assassin, a man of few scruples, nerves of steel, and a steady trigger finger. A man whose crimes might be catching up with him. A man on the verge of cracking…
GIANT DAYS VOL. 4 TP *****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR FEBRUARY 2017***** Retail Price: $14.99 Writer: John Allison Artist: Max Sarin Cover Artist: Lissa Treiman Synopsis: It’s springtime at Sheffield University—the flowers are blooming, the birds are singing, and fast-pals Susan, Esther, and Daisy continue to survive their freshman year of university. Susan is barely dealing with her recent breakup with McGraw, Esther is considering dropping out of school, and Daisy is trying to keep everyone and everything from falling apart! Combined with house- hunting, indie film festivals, and online dating, can the girls make it to second year? Collects issues #13-16.
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