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COVER ACTION Doreen Green typically goes by her super-heroic name, Squirrel Girl. Gifted with the proportional strength and speed of a squirrel, as well as the ability to speak with squirrels (such as her sidekick, “TippyToe”), Squirrel Girl can also command an army of squirrels, which she generally uses to overwhelm her foes... which include Doctor Doom, M.O.D.O.K., Galactus, and many more, including Wolverine and Deadpool! In her current series, Doreen is a college student studying computer science at Empire State University. But she’s always got time to have some fun, like on our cover! You can catch up with The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl’s latest exploits with Vol. 5 of her current series, as well as the rest of the Marvel Universe (and Star Wars!) with our Summer Reading Guide, featuring the latest and greatest in summer reading for comics fans!

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ALIENS: THE ORIGINAL COMICS SERIES VOLUME 2 HC

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(W) Mark Verheiden (A) Denis Beauvais, Sam Kieth (CA) Denis Beauvais Long before Alien3 was even a glint in director David Fincher’s eye, Dark Horse Comics was already crafting a terrifying postAliens continuity for Ripley, Hicks, and Newt. These are the original stories that took the comics market by storm in a prestige collection of the unabridged and unadulterated series. Collects Aliens: Nightmare Asylum #1-4 and Aliens: Female War #1-4.

DEC160105 $39.99

ANGEL CATBIRD VOLUME 1 HC

(W) Margaret Atwood (A/CA) Johnnie Christmas Internationally best-selling and respected novelist Margaret Atwood and acclaimed artist Johnnie Christmas collaborate for one of the most highly anticipated comic book and literary events of 2016! A young genetic engineer is accidentally mutated by his own experiment when his DNA is merged with that of a cat and an owl. What follows is a humorous, actiondriven, pulp-inspired superhero adventure-with a lot of cat puns.

MAY160020 $14.99

BERSERK VOLUME 1: THE BLACK SWORDSMAN TP (MR)

(W/A/CA) Kentaro Miura His name is Guts, the Black Swordsman, a feared warrior spoken of only in whispers. Bearer of a gigantic sword, an iron hand, and the scars of countless battles and tortures, his flesh is also indelibly marked with The Brand, an unholy symbol that draws the forces of darkness to him and dooms him as their sacrifice. But Guts won’t take his fate lying down; he’ll cut a crimson swath of carnage through the ranks of the damned — and anyone else foolish enough to oppose him!

AUG108203 $14.99

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BLACK HAMMER VOLUME 1: SECRET ORIGINS TP

(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Dean Ormston Once they were heroes. Now, banished from existence by a multiversal crisis, the old champions of Spiral City lead simple lives in a timeless farming town. But as they attempt to free themselves from this strange purgatory, a mysterious stranger works to bring them back into action for one last adventure! Collects issues #1-6 of the series.

DARK HORSE COMICS

NOV160051 $14.99

FIGHT CLUB 2 HC (MR)

(W) Chuck Palahniuk (A) Cameron Stewart (CA) David Mack 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!

FEB160014 $29.99

FORBIDDEN BRIDES OF THE FACELESS SLAVES IN THE SECRET HOUSE OF THE NIGHT OF DREAD DESIRE HC

(W) Neil Gaiman (A) Shane Oakley A celebrated send-up of gothic literature, beautifully adapted into a dark, brooding, and oddly comical graphic novel. Somewhere in the night, a raven caws, an author’s pen scratches, and thunder claps. The author wants to write nonfiction: stories about frail women in white nightgowns, mysterious bumps in the night, and the undead rising to collect old debts. But he keeps getting interrupted by the everyday annoyances of talking ravens, duels to the death, and his sinister butler.

SEP160035 $17.99

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HARROW COUNTY VOLUME 1: COUNTLESS HAINTS TP

(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Tyler Crook Emmy always knew that the woods surrounding her home crawled with ghosts and monsters. But on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, she learns that she is connected to these creatures — and to the land itself — in a way she never imagined. Collecting the first four issues of the southern gothic fairy tale from the creator of smash hit The Sixth Gun, beautifully and hauntingly realized by B.P.R.D.’s Tyler Crook!

AUG150030 $14.99

HELLBOY: INTO THE SILENT SEA HC

(W) Mike Mignola, Gary Gianni (A) Gary Gianni (CA) Mike Mignola Hellboy sets sail from the wreckage of a deserted island only to cross paths with a ghost ship. Taken captive by the phantom crew that plans to sell him to the circus, Hellboy is dragged along by a captain who will stop at nothing in pursuit of a powerful sea creature. Following the events of Hellboy: The Island, Gary Gianni draws Hellboy in a brand-new graphic novel.

DEC160056 $14.99

I AM A HERO OMNIBUS VOLUME 1 TP

(W/A/CA) Kengo Hanazawa A mentally unhinged manga artist witnesses the beginning of a zombie outbreak in Tokyo, and he’s certain of only two things: he’s destined to be the city’s hero, and he possesses something quite rare in Japan-an actual firearm! The Shogakukan Manga Award winner comes to Dark Horse! Contains I Am a Hero Japanese volumes 1 and 2.

DEC150147 $19.99

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The Legend of Zelda: Art and Artifacts contains over fourhundred pages of fully-realized illustrations from the entire thirty-year history of The Legend of Zelda including artwork from the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild! This book includes rare promotional pieces, game box art, instruction booklet illustrations, official character illustrations, sprite art, interviews with the artists, and much, much more! Select artwork from the entirety of the franchise! A nostalgic look at the past! An exciting look at the future! Interviews with some of the artists behind The Legend of Zelda series!

JUL168360 $39.99

MOEBIUS LIBRARY: THE WORLD OF EDENA HC

(W/A/CA) Moebius Working closely with Moebius Production in France, Dark Horse brings the work of a master storyteller back in print-with some material in English for the first time! Stel and Atan are interstellar repairmen trying to find a lost space station and its crew. What they discover about the universe and themselves on the mythical paradise planet Edena, though, changes their lives forever. Moebius’s long-out-of-print World of Edena story arc gets a deluxe hardcover treatment, with its five main chapters — Upon a Star, Gardens of Edena, The Goddess, Stel, and Sra.

DARK HORSE COMICS

THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: ART AND ARTIFACTS HC

JUN160019 $49.99

PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES: GARDEN WARFARE HC

(W) Paul Tobin (A) Jacob Chabot Based on the hit video game, this comic tells the story leading up to the events in Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2! Written by Paul Tobin (Bandette) and illustrated by Jacob Chabot (SpongeBob Comics), this is a hilarious, action-packed, all-ages, zombie-fightin’ adventure! Collects Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare #1-3.

SEP150022 $9.99

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DC REBIRTH

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ALL STAR BATMAN VOL. 1: MY OWN WORST ENEMY HC

(W) Scott Snyder (A) John Romita & Various (CA) John Romita, Danny Miki Scott Snyder, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of Batman returns to the Dark Knight in All-Star Batman! Batman finds himself trying to help his old friend Harvey Dent, a.k.a. the villainous TwoFace! The Dark Knight accompanies his sometime friend on a crosscountry trip to fix his scarred face and end the Two-Face identity forever. But when the former Gotham City D.A. sets a plan into motion to free himself, what deadly secrets from the past will bubble to the surface? Collects issues #1-5.

JAN170374 $24.99

BATGIRL & THE BIRDS OF PREY VOL. 1: WHO IS ORACLE? TP

(W) Julie Benson, Shawna Benson (A) Claire Roe, Roge Antonia (CA) Yanick Paquette In these tales from Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #1-6 and Rebirth #1, a mysterious new criminal operative called Oracle has declared war on Gotham City! Barbara Gordon, a.k.a. Batgirl — and a.k.a. super-cyber hero Oracle — in a previous guise, takes exception to someone smearing her legacy. Can she count on Black Canary and the volatile Huntress to help her get to the bottom of this mystery?

JAN170377 $16.99

BATMAN BEYOND VOL. 1: ESCAPING THE GRAVE TP

(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Bernard Chang & Various (CA) Ryan Sook Terry McGinnis takes on the Batman cowl amid rumors that the original Joker has returned. An entire section of Gotham City has descended into the Jokerz’ hands, creating a community of clownworshipping crazies called Jokerztown! Rising from the chaos, Terminal unifies the gang of Jokerz and he’s after the new Batman. Collects issues #1-5 and Batman Beyond: Rebirth #1.

MAR170403 $16.99

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BATMAN VOL. 2: I AM SUICIDE TP

(W) Tom King (A) Mikel Janin, Mitch Gerads, June Chung (CA) Mikel Janin Batman has always been crazy… but this? This is suicide! In order to retrieve Psycho-Pirate and save Gotham Girl, Batman must recruit a team from Amanda Waller to break into the most impenetrable prison in the world and steal from one of the Dark Knight’s greatest foes -- Bane. The next great Batman story begins here! Collects Batman #9-15.

JAN170376 $16.99

BATMAN VOL. 3: I AM BANE TP

(W) Tom King (A/CA) David Finch Monster Men. New costumed vigilantes. Mad doctors. Each new threat has brought Batman--and Gotham City--to the brink. But it was all a smokescreen for the real threat in the shadows... Bane. The man who has physically tested the Dark Knight like no man before is back to finally break the Bat. Can a battered, exhausted Batman fend off one of his greatest foes ever?

JAN178219 $16.99

JUSTICE LEAGUE: REBIRTH BOOK 1 DELUXE HC

(W) Bryan Hitch (A) Tony S. Daniel & Various (CA) Tony S. Daniel A new day dawns for the Justice League as they welcome a slew of new members into their ranks. But can the world’s greatest superheroes trust these new recruits? And will the members of the League be able to come together against an ancient evil that threatens to reclaim not just the world, but the entire universe? Collects Justice League: Rebirth #1 and Justice League #1-11.

APR170416 $34.99

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SUPERGIRL VOL. 1: REIGN OF THE SUPERMEN TP

(W) Steve Orlando (A) Brian Ching, Emanuela Lupacchino (CA) Emanuela Lupacchino Supergirl moves to National City! As Kara Danvers, high school student, Supergirl must balance her life as a superhero with her new life on Earth. But some demons from her Kryptonian past are coming back to haunt her, and Kara will find herself face to face with her father, the sinister Cyborg Superman! Collects Supergirl: Rebirth #1 and Supergirl #1-6.

FEB170296 $16.99

SUPERWOMAN VOL. 1: WHO KILLED SUPERWOMAN? TP

(W) Phil Jimenez (A) Phil Jimenez & Various (CA) Phil Jimenez Imbued with the powers of Superman, Lois Lane and Lana Lang pledge to use their powers to protect Metropolis as Superwomen! The only problem is their new powers are killing them, and neither one knows how to stop it. Can they survive long enough to uncover the deadly secret of their new foe, Ultra-Woman? Collects Superwoman #1-7.

FEB170297 $16.99

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TEEN TITANS VOL. 1: DAMIAN KNOWS BEST TP

(W) Ben Percy (A) Khoi Pham & Various (CA) Jonboy Meyers The Teen Titans are further apart than ever before...until Damian Wayne recruits Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy and the new Kid Flash to join him in a fight against his own grandfather, Ra’s al Ghul! Collects issues #1-5 and Teen Titans: Rebirth #1.

MAR170410 $16.99

TRINITY VOL. 1: BETTER TOGETHER HC

(W) Francis Manapul (A) Francis Manapul & Various (CA) Francis Manapul The Dark Knight. The Man of Steel. The Amazon Warrior. The three greatest heroes in the DC Universe unite when the threats to our planet are bigger than any one of them can handle. But now, the deadly White Mercy has Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman in its terrifying grasp! But who would dare to orchestrate this attack—and why? All will be revealed as the three most powerful heroes in the DC Universe fight for their very souls! Collects issues #1-6.

MAR170411 $24.99

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BATMAN BY BRIAN K. VAUGHAN TP

(W) Brian K. Vaughn (A) Scott McDaniel & Various (CA) Scott McDaniel, Andy Owens In these tales by superstar writer Brian K. Vaughan, Bruce Wayne adopts the guise of Matches Malone to infiltrate the Gotham underworld. But when Matches is seemingly shot, it’s up to Batman to determine what really happened... and discover how Scarface is involved! Plus, Batman takes on the Mad Hatter, and Wonder Woman and Donna Troy square off against Clayface! Collects Batman #588-590, Detective Comics #787, Wonder Woman #160-161, and Batman: Gotham City Secret Files #1!

DEC160380 $16.99

BATWOMAN BY GREG RUCKA AND J.H. WILLIAMS III TP

(W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) J. H. Williams Writer Greg Rucka and artists J.H. Williams III and Jock’s legendary run of Batwoman adventures from Detective Comics #854-863 are collected in a single title for the first time! In these stories, Kate Kane takes on the Religion of Crime and struggles to save Gotham City from the surreal villainy of Alice. Plus, learn the origin of Batwoman!

MAR170416 $24.99

DEADMAN: DARK MANSION OF FORBIDDEN LOVE TP

(W) Sarah Vaughn (A) Lan Medina (CA) Stephanie Hans Trapped inside an old gothic mansion, Deadman must battle the forces of darkness alongside Berenice, a young woman with a complicated love life who is gifted—or cursed—with the ability to communicate with the dead. Romance, mystery, and evil await in this new title collecting the acclaimed prestige format miniseries!

FEB170307 $16.99

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(W) Joshua Williamson, Rob Williams, Tim Seeley (A) Riley Rossmo, Tony S. Daniel, Jesus Merino, Fernando Pasarin, Robson Rocha, Howard Porter, Giuseppe Cafaro, Christian Duce (A/CA) Jason Fabok The wildly popular Justice League vs. Suicide Squad is here in this title collecting stories from Justice League vs. Suicide Squad #1-6, Suicide Squad #8-10 and Justice League #1213. The Justice League has discovered the existence of the Suicide Squad, and the World’s Greatest Heroes can’t let that stand! But Amanda Waller and Task Force X won’t go down without a fight!

MAR170412 $29.99

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JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. SUICIDE SQUAD HC

WONDER WOMAN: EARTH ONE VOLUME 1 TP

(W) Grant Morrison (A/CA) Yanick Paquette In this installment of the New York Times-bestselling Earth One original graphic novel line, Grant Morrison joins with Yanick Paquette to reimagine Wonder Woman for a new era. Encompassing the vision of her original creator, William Moulton Marston, Morrison presents a Diana who yearns to break free from her mother and the utopian society on Paradise Island to learn about the forbidden outside world. Her dreams may come true when Air Force pilot Steve Trevor crashes on their shores, and she must defy the laws of the Amazons to return him to Man’s World. Is she ready for the culture shock that awaits her in America? And is the world ready for this Wonder Woman?

JAN170402 $16.99

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DC SUPER HERO GIRLS VOLUME 3: SUMMER OLYMPUS TP

(W) Shea Fontana (A/CA) Yancey Labat School’s out for summer, which means Wonder Woman is preparing for her annual trip to visit her father, Zeus—and this year, he says she can bring along a few friends, including Bumblebee, Batgirl, Beast Boy and Katana! When they arrive at Olympus, it’s not long before distrustful Ares turns this family reunion into a family competition—and the prize is Wonder Woman’s soul! But when Ares and Strife join forces to work their battle magic on Wonder Woman’s friends, will the girls end up fighting each other instead of the real enemy?

MAR170353 $9.99

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CAVE CARSON HAS A CYBERNETIC EYE VOL. 1: GOING UNDERGROUND TP (MR)

(W) Gerard Way & Various (A) Michael Avon Oeming, Tom Scioli (CA) Matt Wagner Cave Carson has done it all: survived countless adventures below the Earth’s surface, met the love of his life, and gotten a cybernetic eye...somehow. Now, newly widowed, Cave tries to piece his life back together when a knock on the door of his secret underground lab pulls him back into a past that he and Eileen thought they had left buried deep within the Earth. In these tales from issues #1-6, Cave must determine if his recent hallucinations are the work of his mind or his mysterious cybernetic eye. (Spoiler: It’s the eye.)

MAR170396 $16.99

DOOM PATROL VOL. 1: BRICK BY BRICK TP (MR)

(W) Gerard Way (A) Nick Derington (CA) Nick Derington, Gerard Way A blenderized reimagining of the ultimate series of the strange, Doom Patrol combines elements from classic runs, new directions and things that could not be. Our entry point is Casey Brinke, a young E.M.T. on the graveyard shift to abstract enlightenment, with a past so odd that she’s not entirely sure what is real and what is not. Along with her partner, Sam Reynolds, the pair blaze a path through the city and its denizens, finding the only quiet that exists at 3 a.m. is the chaos of the brain. When the pair answer a hit-and-run call, they find themselves face to face with a familiar figure: Cliff Steele, a.k.a. Robotman. This first Doom Patrol trade paperback collects issues #1-6.

FEB170287 $16.99

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HANNA-BARBERA

(W) Mark Russell (A/CA) Steve Pugh It’s the Flintstones as you’ve never seen them before! Issues #1-6 of this new series starring the first family of Bedrock (and civilization, really) tell the story of the dawn of civilization through the eyes of Fred, Wilma, Barney, Betty and the rest of the citizens of Bedrock. Shining a light on humanity’s oldest customs and institutions, writer Mark Russell (Prez) blends satire with Hanna-Barbera’s classic characters.

DEC160395 $16.99

PLANETARY BOOK 1 TP

(W) Warren Ellis (A) John Cassaday, Phil Jimenez (CA) John Cassaday This new cut of the classic series includes extras from the Absolute Edition, including sketches and variant covers. Collecting the adventures of Elijah Snow, a powerful hundredyear-old-man, Jakita Wagner, an extremely powerful but bored woman, and the Drummer, a man with the ability to communicate with machines. Collects Planetary #1-14, the Planetary Sneak Peek, and Planetary/The Authority: Ruling the World #1.

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THE FLINTSTONES VOL. 1 TP

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APR170433 $29.99

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DARK KNIGHT: A TRUE BATMAN STORY TP (MR)

(W) Paul Dini (A/CA) Eduardo Risso The Caped Crusader has been an icon of justice and authority for generations. But in this surprising original graphic novel, now in trade paperback for the first time, we see Batman in a new light—as the savior who helps a discouraged man recover from a brutal attack that left him unable to face the world. In the 1990s, Eisner Awardwinning writer Paul Dini had a flourishing career writing the hugely popular Batman: The Animated Series and Tiny Toon Adventures. Walking home one evening, he was jumped and viciously beaten to within an inch of his life. His recovery process was arduous, hampered by the imagined antics of the villains he was writing for television, including The Joker, Harley Quinn and the Penguin. But Dini also always imagined the Batman at his side during his darkest moments. Dark Night: A True Batman Story is the harrowing and eloquent autobiographical tale of Dini’s courageous struggle to overcome a desperate situation.

MAR170445 $16.99

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THE ELECTRIC SUBLIME TP

(W) W. Maxwell Prince (A/CA) Martin Morazzo “Art is anything you can get away with… destroy it all.” Welcome to The Electric Sublime, where art history, madness, and expression meet in a Pollock-splatter of thrilling crime adventure! When a mysterious change in the composition of a famous painting begins poisoning the minds of its spectators, Margot Breslin-director of the Bureau of Artistic Integrity-must pull famed “art detective” Arthur Brut out of a mental institution and back into the insanity that sent him there in the first place.

JAN170571 $17.99

HER BARK & HER BITE TP

(W/A/CA) James Albon Soon after young artist Rebecca arrives in the big city, she stumbles headlong into the arms of the charismatic Victor. When they fall madly in love, she’s thrown into his socialite world of glamorous parties, devoted fans, and layabout debutantes. The people, the art, and the acclaim are exhilarating -- until Victor’s affections start to wander to his new pug, Princess. With her new boyfriend slipping away before her eyes, Rebecca’s jealousy and fear threaten to upend everything. Can she hold onto the man she loves? Does she even really want to?

JAN170576 $9.99

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HOME TIME HC

(W/A/CA) Campbell Whyte Even though they’re twins, Lilly and David don’t agree on much… except that the last summer before high school is the perfect time for relaxing with friends. But their plans for sleepovers, fantasy games, and romance are thrown out the window when the whole gang falls into a river and wakes up in a village of fantastic creatures. Hailed as magical spirits and attacked by lizards, these kids must find their way home - if they don’t throttle each other first. Australian cartoonist Campbell Whyte combines the rich imagination of Dungeons & Dragons with puckishly charming characters and a touch of video-game geometry in his spectacular first graphic novel.

FEB170448 $24.99

LENNON: THE NEW YORK YEARS HC

(W) David Foenkinos (A) Horne In 1975 the most famous rock star in the world moved to New York City to raise his young family, in the process setting career, adoring fans, and creative contemporaries aside. During this reflective time he met with a psychoanalyst, worked to spread peace around the globe, celebrated his wife, and went about the daily business of being John Lennon. Then, just five years later, he was killed. Lennon adapts David Foenkinos’ legendary novel to graphic album form, with striking black-and-white illustrations by French artist Horne. Relive the defining moments and experiences that shaped pop music’s-and popular culture’s-most influential voice, as captured in this unique and moving graphic novel.

JAN170546 $19.99

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IDW PUBLISHING

STAR WARS: THE CLASSIC NEWSPAPER COMICS VOLUME 1 HC

(W/A) Russ Manning The first of three volumes that present, for the first time ever, the classic Star Wars newspaper strip from 1979-1984 in its complete format, including each Sunday title header and “bonus” panels in their meticulously restored original color. Initially the color Sundays and black and white dailies told separate stories, but within six months the incomparable Russ Manning merged the adventures to tell brand new epic seven-days-a-week sagas that rivaled the best science fiction comics of all time. Volume One contains 575 sequential comic strips from the strip’s premiere on March 11, 1979 to October 5, 1980.

DEC160604 $49.99

SURFSIDE GIRLS VOLUME 1: THE SECRET OF DANGER POINT GN

(W/A/CA) Kim Dwinell Things are getting weird in Surfside. Lately, Samantha’s best friend Jade explodes into fits of giggles whenever she sees a boy, and it’s throwing a wrench into the kick-back summer of surfing and hanging out that Sam had planned. But after swimming through a secret underwater cave, Sam starts to… see things. Like ghosts. And pirates. And maybe something even scarier! Can she and Jade get to the bottom of this mystery in time to save their town?

APR170634 $19.99

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TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ARTISAN EDITION HC

(W) Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird (A/CA) Kevin Eastman This book reproduces all the original art to the first issue of one of the most important comic book phenomena of the last 35 years -- the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Scanned directly from the original art, mimicking the experience of the original hand drawn page, and also collecting all the layouts (also hand drawn) by the creators of what has been called this generation’s Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck. Rounding out the volume is an extensive gallery of other TMNT images, also scanned directly from the original art.

JAN170470 $50.00

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES UNIVERSE VOLUME 1: THE WAR TO COME TP

(W) Kevin Eastman, Tom Waltz, Paul Allor, Chris Mowry (A) Bill Sienkiewicz, Damien Couceiro, Michael Dialynas, Kevin Eastman (CA) Freddie Williams III An all-new series that explores characters and story-lines that are pivotal to the IDW TMNT universe! When a mysterious new mutant targets Baxter Stockman, it will be up to the TMNT to reluctantly save him. Little does everyone know that a larger trap is being laid by a new arch-foe! Plus a back-up story from TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman and comics legend Bill Sienkiewicz! Collects issues #1-5.

JAN170477 $19.99

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TOYBOX TIME MACHINE HC

(W/A/CA) Marty Baumann Recapture an innocent era of boundless commercial creativity in a beautifully illustrated tome featuring some of the greatest toys never made (but wouldn’t your world have been a better place if they had been?). A tribute to the unbridled imaginations, madcap design, and illustrative skills of the toy creators who drew inspiration from the robots, movie monsters, comic books, and military men that kids adored, as well as the limitless possibilities of the space age. Showcased in catalogs, comics, trading cards, drug store and department store displays, somehow these geniuses knew what we wanted before we did.

FEB170491 $29.99

TRANSFORMERS: OPTIMUS PRIME VOLUME 1 TP

(W) John Barber (A) Kei Zama, Alex Milne (CA) Kei Zama Revolution is over—but the danger to Earth is just beginning. As Optimus Prime pulls Earth into the larger universe, he’s painted a target on Earth... and a new alien incursion begins when a corkscrew shaped craft drills into our world! Collects issues #1–6.

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IMAGE COMICS

THE ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN COMPLETE COLLECTION HC

(W) Robert Kirkman (A/CA) Jason Howard For the first time ever, the complete Astounding Wolf-Man is collected in one volume! When Gary Hampton is mauled and left for dead, his life takes a drastic turn! When the moon is full, he transforms into a beast of the night—a werewolf! But this curse will not be used for evil. Witness the birth of the world’s most unlikely new superhero—The Astounding Wolf-Man! Collects Astounding Wolf-Man #1-25 and Invincible #57.

APR170737 $54.99

CURSE WORDS VOL. 1 TP

(W) Charles Soule (A/CA) Ryan Browne A wizard has appeared in present-day New York! His name is Wizord, and he’s here to save us all from dark magical forces bent on our destruction. He’s the best wizard of all time! Or... he’s not, and he’s lying to everyone, and secretly is the dark magical force, but wants to hang out in our world for a while because it’s so much nicer than the hellhole he comes from. Secrets, and spells, and talking koalas—Curse Words is a gonzo dark fantasy from Charles Soule (Daredevil, Letter 44, Star Wars) and Ryan Browne (God Hates Astronauts). Collects Curse Words #1-5

MAY170612 $9.99

GREEN VALLEY HC

(W) Max Landis (A/CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Cliff Rathburn & Jean-Francois Beaulieu The knights of Kelodia are the finest in the land, but they’ve never faced a power like the one that resides in the Green Valley. Now they’re about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime—to stop a wizard and slay his dragons—but there’s no such thing as magic or dragons…is there?

DEC168279 $29.99

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LOOSE ENDS TP

APR170742 $14.99

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(W) Jason Latour (A/CA) Chris Brunner & Rico Renzi No one seemed to notice Sonny Gibson as he stepped back into “The Hideaway,” a dusty little honky-tonk nestled off the Carolina highway. But before the night was over, Sonny would be on the run—from the law, from criminals, and even from himself. Loose Ends is a gritty, slow-cooked, Southern crime romance that follows a winding trail down Tobacco Road, through the war-torn streets of Baghdad, and into the bright lights and bloody gutters of South Florida. Collects Loose Ends #1-4.

MAGE: THE HERO DISCOVERED VOL. 1 TP

(W) Matt Wagner (A) Matt Wagner & Sam Keith (CA) Matt Wagner The first of two volumes reprinting the classic early issues of creator Matt Wagner’s epic fantasy trilogy. The Hero Discovered reveals the fledgling adventures of the reluctant everyman hero, Kevin Matchsick. After encountering a shaggy and beguiling wizard, Kevin soon discovers is that he is more than he ever imagined. This seminal work has found an enduring popularity with readers for decades and marks creator Matt Wagner’s emergence as a powerful storyteller. With the release of the final part of the Mage trilogy, this series will spark interest with new readers and older fans alike.

MAY170640 $19.99

MAYDAY TP

(W) Alex De Campi (A) Tony Parker & Blond (CA) Tony Parker April 1971. The CIA is handed the espionage coup of the decade when a KGB general defects with a list of all Soviet intelligence assets in Asia. Including spies within the US Army in Vietnam. All Jack Hudson has to do is get the defector and his microfilm from Hong Kong to California... and keep Palm Springs’ overzealous FBI office from turning everything into a freakshow. All Codename: Felix has to do is kill the defector and get the microfilm back to the USSR, by any means possible. Easy, right? Now throw in a beautiful woman, a fast car, and a whole lot of drugs. Collects Mayday #1-5.

MAR170811 $14.99

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MONSTRESS VOL. 2 TP

(W) Marjorie Liu (A/CA) Sana Takeda The Eisner-nominated Monstress is back! Maika, Kippa, and Ren journey to Thyria in search of answers to her past... and discover a terrible new threat. Collects Monstress #7-12.

APR170834 $14.99

MOTOR CRUSH VOL. 1 TP

(W) Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart & Babs Tarr (A) Babs Tarr & Cameron Stewart (CA) Babs Tarr The team behind the critically acclaimed revamp of Batgirl returns with an exciting sci-fi action-adventure series! By day, Domino Swift competes for fame & fortune in a worldwide motorcycle racing league. By night, she cracks heads of rival gangs in brutal bike wars to gain possession of a rare, valuable contraband: an engine-boosting “machine narcotic” known as Crush. Collects Motor Crush #1-5.

MAR170820 $9.99

NOTHING LASTS FOREVER OGN

(W/A/CA) Sina Grace Cartoonist Sina Grace returns with another chapter in his growing library of reflective memoirs, producing his strongest and most compelling tale to date. Chronicling a year of heartbreaks, writer’s block, career highs, emotional lows, and the emergence of a mystery illness, Nothing Lasts Forever is Grace’s unflinching exploration of how to pick up the pieces and find hope when absolutely everything falls apart.

MAR170827 $14.99

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THE OTHER SIDE SPECIAL EDITION HC

MAY170642 $19.99

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(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Cameron Stewart The Other Side Special Edition is a hardcover collection of the Eisner-Award Nominated miniseries that started it all for writer Jason Aaron! With amazingly visceral artwork from Cameron Stewart and vivid colors from Dave McCaig, The Other Side tells an unforgettable Vietnam War story from the point-ofview of two young soldiers on both sides of the conflict. The special edition not only showcases this powerful war story but also includes loads of extra materials straight from the files of both writer and artist. Cameron Stewart was so committed to this project that he travelled to Vietnam to do preliminary research and this collection will feature pictures, drawings and journal entries from that trip. Collects The Other Side #1-5.

ROCKSTARS VOL. 1: NATIVITY IN BLACKLIGHT TP

(W) Joe Harris (A/CA) Megan Hutchison When a pattern of unsolved “groupie” murders from the 1970s resumes in present-day Los Angeles, nobody makes the connection except Jackie Mayer, a rock nerd with a strange connection to music’s urban legends and a mysterious ability to “see” what most people miss. Together with a muckraking music writer and his loyal cat, Jackie uncovers an underground conspiracy involving a legendary band, demonic possession, and sacrifices to the dark gods of rock. Fan-favorite Joe Harris and the mega-talented Megan Hutchison deliver a crash course in rock ‘n’ roll’s untold mysteries, secret histories, and seedy underbellies. Collects Rockstars #1-5.

MAR170832 $9.99

TOKYO GHOST: COMPLETE EDITION DELUXE HC

(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Sean Gordon Murphy & Matt Hollingsworth The Isles of Los Angeles 2089: Humanity is addicted to technology. Getting a virtual buzz is the only thing left to live for, and gangsters run it all. And who do these gangsters turn to when they need their rule enforced? Constables Led Dent and Debbie Decay are about to be given a job that will force them out of the familiar squalor of LA and into the last techless country on Earth: The Garden Nation of Tokyo. Presenting the full run of the smash hit Tokyo Ghost by Rick Remender and Sean Gordon Murphy in this oversized hardcover, packed with extra content, variants, designs, sketches, and bonus materials! Collects Tokyo Ghost #1-10.

APR170747 $39.99

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USER HC

(W) Devin Grayson (A) Sean Phillips & John Bolton (CA) Sean Phillips The complete miniseries in an all-new hardcover edition. Originally published as a groundbreaking three-part Vertigo miniseries, Devin Grayson’s User explores sexual identity and online role-playing in the text-based MUDs of the nineties. Featuring breathtaking art by Sean Phillips and John Bolton, User—which was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for its authentic portrayal of gender fluidity—is as relevant and powerful today as it was when first created.

MAR170839 $29.99

VIOLENT LOVE VOL. 1: STAY DANGEROUS TP

(W) Frank J. Barbiere (A/CA) Victor Santos Daisy Jane and Rock Bradley were two of the most notorious bank robbers in the American Southwest. And then they fell in love. Join Frank J. Barbiere (Five Ghosts, The Revisionist) and Victor Santos (The Mice Templar, Polar) for a pulp-infused criminal romance oozing with style and action! Collecting Violent Love #1-5.

MAR170849 $9.99

THE WICKED & THE DIVINE BOOK TWO HC

(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Jamie McKelvie, Matt Wilson, Brandon Graham, Kate Brown, Leila Del Duca, Mat Lopes, Stephanie Hans, Tula Lotay (CA) Jamie McKelvie Oversized hardcover collection of issues #12-22 of The Wicked & The Divine include the most experimental and elating material in the critically acclaimed commercial superstar of a series so far. Collects Commercial Suicide and Rising Action with copious making of material and extensive director’s commentary.

MAY170737 $44.99

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THE ROAD TO SECRET EMPIRE TP

JAN171105 $34.99

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(W) Rick Remender, Nick Spencer (A) Daniel Acuna, Stuart Immonen, Nic Klein, Carlos Pacheco, Paul Renaud, Jesus Saiz, Angel Unzueta (CA) Jesus Saiz Captain America, due to the manipulations of the Red Skull, is secretly a true believer in the cause of Hydra and has turned his back on the Super Hero community. Before the can’t-miss first issue of Secret Empire, experience for the first time or relive the moments that led to this shocking turn of events! Steve Rogers sacrifices all to defeat the Iron Nail! Falcon takes over as the high-flying Sentinel of Liberty! A Standoff in the shadowy town of Pleasant Hill rejuvenates Steve Rogers…but at what cost? And finally, relive the twist ending that sent shockwaves reverberating across the world. Captain America is secretly... a Hydra operative?! Secret Empire Prelude collects Captain America (2012) #21 & #25; material from Captain America: Sam Wilson #7 & #8; Avengers Standoff: Assault on Pleasant Hill Alpha, Avengers Standoff: Assault on Pleasant Hill Omega; Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 & #2.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: STEVE ROGERS VOLUME 2: THE TRIAL OF MARIA HILL TP

(W) Nick Spencer (A) Jesus Saiz, Rod Reis (CA) Stephanie Hans Hail Hydra! As Red Skull marches across Europe, S.H.I.E.L.D. falls apart at the seams — and the trial of Maria Hill begins! Steve Rogers opens a door — and the secret behind it will shake the Marvel Universe to its core! And as Captain America searches desperately for the cosmically powerful Kobik, he seeks aid from Avril Kincaid, the all-new Quasar! But threats soon begin to mount — one from beyond the stars and another in the form of the unbeatable Taskmaster! He’s learned Cap’s greatest secret, so what will his next move be? And as Hill’s trial reaches its dramatic conclusion, who will be the new head of S.H.I.E.L.D.? Collecting Captain America: Steve Rogers #7-11. Rated T+

JAN171120 $15.99

THE UNWORTHY THOR TP

(W) Jason Aaron (A) Olivier Coipel, Aaron Kim Jacinto (CA) Olivier Coipel Unfit to lift his hammer, and with someone else now wielding the power of Thor, the Odinson’s desperate quest to regain his worthiness takes him out into the cosmos — where he’s learned of the existence of a mysterious other Mjolnir! This ultimate weapon, a relic from a dead universe, is the key to his redemption — but some of the greatest villains of the Marvel Universe are anxious to get their hands on it, including the Collector and Thanos! And when the realm of Old Asgard vanishes, all might be lost — unless good tidings from Beta Ray Bill offer fresh hope! The Odinson gets a new look and a new pet — but can he reclaim his honor? Or will the power of thunder be wielded for evil? Let the battle for the hammer commence! Collecting The Unworthy Thor #1-5. Rated T+

FEB170983 $15.99

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BLACK PANTHER BOOK 3: A NATION UNDER OUR FEET TP

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(W) Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jonathan Hickman (A) Various (CA) Brian Stelfreeze The full truth of The People’s revolution — and the power players supporting it — has been revealed! Now, T’Challa must fight like never before for the fate of his nation — and one of his most trusted allies is back to stand by his side. As the final battle begins, the entirety of Wakanda’s glorious history may be their most potent weapon. But even if The People fall, can the monarchy still stand? With the Midnight Angels, the Dora Milaje, the Hatut Zeraze, Tetu, Zenzi, Changamire, Manifold and more in the mix, the pieces are all in position; now it’s time for Ta-Nehisi Coates to knock over the board as his revitalization of Black Panther continues! One way or another, Wakanda will be ushered into a bold new future! Collecting Black Panther (2016) #9-12, plus New Avengers (2013) #24 and material from issues #18 and #21. Rated T

JAN171111 $16.99

BLACK PANTHER: WORLD OF WAKANDA VOLUME 1: DAWN OF THE MIDNIGHT ANGELS TP

(W/A) Ta-Nehisi Coates, Roxane Gay (CA) Afua Richardson Wakanda! Home of the Black Panther, a proud and vibrant nation whose legends and mysteries run deep. Now, delve deep into Wakanda’s lore with a love story where tenderness is matched by brutality! You know them as the Midnight Angels, but for now they are just Ayo and Aneka — young women recruited to become Dora Milaje, an elite task force trained to protect the crown of Wakanda at all costs. But with their king shamed and their queen killed, Ayo and Aneka must take justice into their own hands! They’ve been officers. Rebels. Lovers. But can they be leaders? Plus: the return of former White Tiger, Kasper Cole! As Wakanda burns, Cole can only watch helplessly from halfway around the world. Will he find a new beginning — or meet a painful end? Collecting Black Panther: World of Wakanda #1-6. Rated T

MAR171151 $17.99

JESSICA JONES VOLUME 1: UNCAGED TP

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Michael Gaydos (CA) David Mack A lot has changed in the Marvel Universe since the last time she headlined her own book, and there are secrets hiding in the shadows — secrets only a special woman like Jessica Jones can hope to uncover. Alias Investigations is open for business, and of all the many mysteries to uncover, her new case may be the most dangerous one! Jessica has unearthed a new hidden evil — one so terrifying she was willing to rip her family apart to save them from it. But was her sacrifice enough? And is there any way to piece her life back together? From Jessica Jones’ creators comes an allnew chapter in the world-famous private eye’s ongoing adventures — one that answers some of the biggest questions about the new Marvel NOW! Universe! Collecting Jessica Jones #1-6. Parental Advisory

FEB170985 $17.99

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CHAMPIONS VOLUME 1: CHANGE THE WORLD TP

FEB170982 $15.99

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(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Humberto Ramos One of the great team names in Marvel history returns, in incredible new fashion! After the fallout of Civil War II, Ms. Marvel, Nova and SpiderMan quit the Avengers and strike out on their own! Along with Viv Vision and the Totally Awesome Hulk, these young heroes are determined to change the world their own way — and they’re only the beginning! It starts as an idea. It becomes an ideal. But what happens when it turns into a movement — one so big even the Hulk can’t stop it? Will one of the greatest X-Men of all forge a new future by their side? Will the Unbelievable Gwenpool be friend or foe? It’s a super-team book for a new generation! Collecting Champions (2016) #1-5. Rated T+

SPIDER-MAN/SPIDER-GWEN: SITTING IN A TREE TP

(W) Brian Michael Bendis, Jason Latour (A) Sara Pichelli, Robbi Rodriguez (CA) Sara Pichelli K-I-S-S-I-N-G! That’s just one of the things that makes this a very modern Marvel team-up, as the two most sensational web-spinners of the 21stcentury cross paths — and lock lips! Miles Morales and Gwen Stacy are two young heroes from different Earths, but what threat could unite the SpiderMan and Spider-Woman of the new generation? The answer will rock both their worlds! Not for the first time, Miles will find himself in another universe — and he’s in pursuit of someone he holds dear. But will that description soon apply to Gwen? Or, as the stakes are raised, will this spider-crossed pair see teen romance give way to arachnid animosity? First comes love, then comes much worse, then comes chaos in the Multiverse! Collecting Spider-Man (2016) #12-14 and Spider-Gwen (2015B) #16-18. Rated T

FEB170988 $17.99

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN: IRONHEART VOLUME 1: RIRI WILLIAMS PREMIERE HC

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Stefano Caselli A new Iron Age begins! From the violent streets of Chicago, an armored hero rises! Clad in her own Iron Man suit, Riri Williams is ready to show the world what she can do as the self-made hero of tomorrow. Her technology just might change the world forever — if she survives that long! But is she ready for all the problems that come with stepping into Iron Man’s jet boots? Problems like her first big villain. And the other guy running around as shell-head. And the laundry list of criminals looking to destroy Tony Stark’s legacy. Oh, and all the super-teams out to recruit her! As Riri’s adventures go viral, it’s time to claim an alter ego of her own — welcome to the Marvel Universe, Ironheart! Collecting Invincible Iron Man (2016) #1-6. Rated T+

MAR171148 $24.99

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ALL NEW WOLVERINE VOLUME 3: ENEMY OF THE STATE II TP

(W) Tom Taylor (A) Nicole Virella, Djibril Morissette-Phan (CA) Ron Lim Wolverine: murderer? Laura has battled so hard to be something other than what she was created to be, but now the fight is over. Wolverine has blood on her hands. In the wake of an unspeakable tragedy, dark forces have Laura under their control. Can she defeat demons both internal and external? Or will she be forced to give up the hero’s life she’s built for herself? On the run, Wolverine heads to beautiful Madripoor — home to white sand beaches, five-star cuisine and a bustling criminal enterprise. Pirates await, as does a villain from her past — but will the seedy underworld of this island paradise reveal the architect of her fall? Angel, Gambit, Nick Fury and more guest-star in Wolverine’s most devastating adventure yet! Collecting All-New Wolverine #13-18. Rated T+

FEB170977 $17.99

WOLVERINE: OLD MAN LOGAN VOLUME 4: OLD MONSTERS TP

(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Filipe Andrade, Andrea Sorrentino (CA) Andrea Sorrentino Jubilee is missing! And to find her, Logan must team up with the supernatural super-team known as the Howling Commandos! But as a monster war begins, will the old man who was Wolverine be prepared for what this investigation will uncover? Follow Logan to Romania and discover Dracula’s dastardly plot that endangers the whole world! The stakes are high, but can the Commandos trust Logan to make the tough calls with Jubilee’s (undead) life in the balance? And after a disaster, Logan will be trapped in the cold void of space, hunted by the Brood…but somehow also back in the dystopian Wastelands of his future past! What madness is this? Find out, along with Alpha Flight, Danny Cage and Logan’s adopted Hulk Baby! Collecting Old Man Logan (2016) #14-18. Parental Advisory

MAR171158 $15.99

INHUMANS VS X-MEN HC

(W) Jeff Lemire, Charles Soule (A) Kenneth Rocafort, Leinil Francis Yu, Javier Garron (CA) Leinil Francis Yu The X-Men and Inhumans have been on a collision course ever since the link was proven between the Inhumans’ precious Terrigen Mist and the sickness and death of many mutants. And when the Beast discovers that mutants have only two weeks left before Earth becomes uninhabitable for them, an Inhuman/mutant war is unavoidable! It all begins with one choice, and the world will never be the same! As New Attilan comes under attack, the Inhumans won’t surrender without a fight — but when the X-Men target the Terrigen cloud, will that mean the end of the line for the entire Inhuman legacy? IVX delivers sensational set pieces and gargantuan grudge matches that promise to shatter the Marvel Universe as you know it! Collecting Inhumans Vs. X-Men #0-6. Rated T+

APR171137 $50.00

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HULK VOLUME 1: DECONSTRUCTED TP

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(W) Mariko Tamaki (A) Nico Leon, Dalibor Talajic (CA) Elizabeth Torque Jennifer Walters survived the second Civil War… barely. But having risen from the rubble, she reenters the world a very different kind of hero. Fueled by a quiet rage, Jen is determined to move forward with her life — but the pain of the past and all that she’s lost is always there. An undercurrent, a pulse waiting to quicken — and can trigger her transformation into the one thing over which she has no control. As Jen returns to legal practice, her newest client struggles with her own dark secrets. What happens when a fear is so strong, it becomes a destructive force in its own right? Jen is about to find out — and a string of murders may leave her in over her head as a mere lawyer. Must she give in to her anger… and become the Hulk? Collecting Hulk (2016) #1-6. Rated T+

APR171147 $17.99

VENOM VOLUME 1: HOMECOMING TP

(W) Mike Costa (A/CA) Gerardo Sandoval Venom is back in his classic form, and deadlier than ever! The symbiote you know and love has returned to New York City. No more “Agent of the Cosmos.” No more “Lethal Protector.” It’s time for a new Venom, and it’s great to be bad. But now that Venom is back on Earth, just who has bonded with him — and turned him back into a slathering, fanged monster? As the symbiote returns to its old ways, sink your teeth into the deadliest Venom story yet! One that will draw old friends — like Mac Gargan, the Scorpion! And a certain other former host of the Venom symbiote, known for web-slinging, wall-crawling and wisecracking! That’s right: It’s Venom vs. Spider-Man like never before! Collecting Venom (2016) #1-6. Rated T+

MAR171160 $17.99

THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL VOL. 05: LIKE I’M THE ONLY SQUIRREL IN WORLD TP

(W) Ryan North, Will Murray (A/CA) Erica Henderson A Squirrel Girl takes Nancy to visit her mom in Canada! What could possibly go wrong, right? How about the return of a super-villain not seen for more than a decade?! One that will prompt the inter-species team-up you’ve been waiting for: squirrels and ants! Also Squirrel Girl and Ant-Man. It’ll be HUGE! Or tiny. Then, when Taskmaster strikes, with his uncanny ability to duplicate any super-type’s sweet moves, who will stand between him and total domination? You probably guessed Doreen Green, but you’re wrong! It’s actually Nancy’s cat, Mew! It’s a story of one feline, and all the feels. Plus: To celebrate the 25th anniversary of our unbeatable hero, her co-creator Will Murray returns to write only his second-ever Squirrel Girl tale--and he’s bringing the Hulk! Collecting The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (2015) #12-16. Rated T

DEC161097 $15.99

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STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA VOLUME 1: APHRA TP

(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Kev Walker (CA) Karmome Shirahama Following her time in the clutches of Darth Vader, Doctor Aphra has barely escaped with her life. If the Dark Lord of the Sith ever learns of her survival, he’ll hunt her to the ends of the galaxy. But for now, it’s time for a return to what she does best. With droids Triple-Zero and BeeTee-One in tow, she’s off in search of rare artifacts from the galactic center to the Outer Rim — and everywhere in between. Aphra’s got debts to pay, after all. Just as long as she can stay one step ahead of the Empire, some bounty hunters… and just about everyone else in the galaxy! Collecting Doctor Aphra #1-6. Rated T

MAR171129 $17.99

STAR WARS: POE DAMERON VOLUME 2: THE GATHERING STORM TP

(W) Charles Soule (A/CA) Phil Noto Continuing the adventures of the ace-pilot hero of Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Poe Dameron faces the wrath of a vengeful Agent Terex! But how does Terex always seem to know what Black Squadron is doing? Could there truly be a traitor in the Squadron’s midst? Poe will undertake a secret mission from General Leia Organa herself: to escort none other than C-3PO on a dangerous journey to the planet Kaddak! Can they complete the mission and keep their key informant intact? Or will Terex’s past somehow come back to haunt them? Join Poe and Threepio as they take on the First Order! Collecting Star Wars: Poe Dameron #8-13. Rated T

MAR171130 $19.99

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ABRAMS

(W/A/CA) Derk Backderf Soon to be a motion picture from director Marc Meyers. In 1991, Jeffrey Dahmer, the most notorious serial killer since Jack the Ripper, seared himself into the American consciousness. To the public, Dahmer was a monster who committed unthinkable atrocities. To Derf Backderf, “Jeff” was a much more complex figure: a high school friend with whom he had shared classrooms, hallways, and car rides. In My Friend Dahmer, writer-artist Backderf creates a surprisingly sympathetic portrait of a disturbed young man struggling against the morbid urges emanating from the deep recesses of his psyche — a shy kid, a teenage alcoholic, and a goofball who never quite fit in with his classmates.

DEC148265 $18.95

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STRANGERS IN PARADISE POCKET VOLUME 1 TP

(W/A/CA) Terry Moore This SiP Pocket trade paperback is small, affordable and collects the entire first two volumes of SiP into one continuous 340-page story! David loves Katchoo, but Katchoo loves Francine who loves Katchoo back — but not that way, because Francine loves Freddie, who doesn’t love anybody but himself! Each pocket book features new cover art by Terry Moore, and special spine art that gives this mangasized collection a distinctive look on the shelf!

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MIRACULOUS ORIGINS TP

(W/A/CA) Zag Entertainment Every story has a beginning. Discover how Marinette and Adrien, two high school students practically like everyone else, become Ladybug and Cat Noir, and why Hawk Moth is their sworn enemy. This is the perfect jumping on point for new readers!

AUG161056 $9.99

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ANIMOSITY VOLUME 1 TP (MR)

(W) Marguerite Bennett (A) Rafael de Latorre, Juan Doe (CA) Rafael de Latorre One day, for no reason, the Animals woke up. They started thinking. They started talking. They started taking revenge. The world is plunged into chaos as the newly-intelligent Animals fight humanity, and simply fight each other, for their own life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness. In the midst of the turmoil is Jesse, an 11-year-old girl, and her dog, Sandor, who is devoted to her and her protection. One year after the incident, Jesse and Sandor begin a cross-country journey to find Jesse’s halfbrother, Adam, who is living in San Francisco. Collecting the first four issues of the best-selling series, plus the special oneshot issue Animosity: The Rise.

JAN171219 $14.99

ROUGH RIDERS VOLUME 1 TP

(W) Adam Glass (A/CA) Pat Olliffe On the cusp of the 1898 World’s Fair, America is poised to become Earth’s most industrious nation. When a terrible power emerges from the darkness, a group of unlikely heroes team-up to stop it. A tortured Teddy Roosevelt recruits a struggling Coney Island magician named Harry Houdini: a hard-drinking, gun-slinger, Annie Oakley; a financially strapped and aging Thomas Edison; and a boisterous, womanizing African American boxer with a big chip on his shoulder named Jack Johnson. These legends of old will soon wage a shadow war that will change the course of history for America, and the world. That is, of course, if they don’t kill one another first. Collecting the first seven issues.

OCT161101 $19.99

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ROAD TO RIVERDALE VOLUME 1 TP

(W) Mark Waid, Marguerite Bennett, Chip Zdarsky, Tom DeFalco (W/A) Adam Hughes (A) Fiona Staples, Audrey Mok, Erica Henderson, Sandy Jarrell (CA) Francesco Francavilla Read the stories that inspired the new CW television series! In the past two years, the little town of Riverdale has changed in a number of amazing ways. The entire Archie universe has been given a fresh coat of paint and it’s only getting bigger and better from here. Road to Riverdale presents to readers all of the first issues of each of our new series so far, including Archie, Jughead, Betty and Veronica, Josie and the Pussycats, and Reggie & Me.

NOV161164 $14.99

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ARCHIE VOLUME 1 TP

(W) Mark Waid (A) Fiona Staples, Annie Wu, Veronica Fish (CA) Fiona Staples Archie, one of the longest-running titles in comic book history, is rebooted here by two of the most talented creators in comics, Mark Waid and Fiona Staples. Together they create a surprising and definitive take on the origins of everyone’s favorite redheaded teen and his friends while showcasing the beginnings of the historic love triangle between Archie, Betty, and Veronica. Collects Archie #1-6 and bonus content including scripts, sketches, and variant covers.

DEC151006 $19.99


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(W) Alan Moore (A/CA) Jacen Burrows Alan Moore’s quintessential horror series has set the standard for a terrifying reinvention of the works of H.P. Lovecraft. It is being universally hailed as one of Moore’s most realized works in which the master scribe has controlled every iota of the story, art, and presentation. The result has been a masterpiece like no other and a true must-have addition to his essential works in the field. We present a collected Providence Act 1 hardcover edition that contains Providence issues #1-4, and all the back matter, in this one-time printing of the edition.

DEC161300 $19.99

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KIM & KIM VOLUME 1 TP (MR)

(W) Magdalene Visaggio (A) Eva Cabrera (CA) Tess Fowler Kim & Kim are 20something besties making a name for themselves in the wild world of interdimensional cowboy law enforcement. A day-glo action adventure that’s bursting with energy and enthusiasm, Kim & Kim puts queer women and trans women front and center in an adventure that’s bright, happy, punk rock, sci fi & queer as all get-out.

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THE BACKSTAGERS VOLUME 1 TP

(W) James Tynion IV (A/CA) Rian Sygh James Tynion IV teams with artist Rian Sygh for an incredibly earnest story that explores what it means to find a place to fit in when you’re kinda an outcast. When Jory transfers to an all-boys private high school, he’s taken in by the lowly stage crew known as the Backstagers. Hunter, Aziz, Sasha, and Beckett become his new best friends and introduce him to an entire magical world that lives beyond the curtain that the rest of the school doesn’t know about, filled with strange creatures, changing hallways, and a decades-old legend of a backstage crew that went missing and was never found. Collects the first four issues.

MAR171429 $14.99

GIANT DAYS: NOT ON THE TEST SONS OF ANARCHY: REDWOOD ORIGINAL VOLUME 1 TP EDITION VOLUME 1 HC (W) Ollie Masters (A) Luca Pizzari (CA) Chris Brunner Writer Ollie Masters and artist Luca Pizzari journey 10 years before Season 1 of Kurt Sutter’s critically acclaimed television series Sons of Anarchy to tell the never-before-seen, official story of Jax Teller’s first year as a SAMCRO prospect. Jax Teller has always had one dream: to follow the family legacy and join the Sons of Anarchy. But at eighteen, still reeling from his father’s death and just starting out as a prospect, Jax is about to discover just how hard the life of an outlaw can be. Collects issues #1-4.

MAR171421 $16.99

(W) John Allison (A) Lissa Treiman, Max Sarin (CA) Michelle Ankley This oversized first volume of Giant Days: Not on the Test Edition, written by John Allison and illustrated by Lissa Treiman and Max Sarin, collects the first eight issues of the Eisner Award and Harvey Award-nominated series, as well as additional neverbefore-collected Giant Days comics in a deluxe hardcover. University is a time to learn for most people, but for Susan, Esther, and Daisy, academia seems to be throwing more at them than books and learning. House-hunting, terrible breakups, and regretful hookups pepper the girls’ lives this semester as they navigate their way through Freshman year. Thankfully, they have each other.

MAR171436 $34.99

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DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT

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JAMES BOND VOLUME 1: VARGR HC

(W) Warren Ellis (A/CA) Jason Masters After a mission of vengeance in Helsinki, James Bond returns to London and assumes the workload of a fallen 00 Section agent. His new mission takes him to Berlin, presumably to break up an agile drug-trafficking operation. But Bond has no idea of the forces ranged in secret against him, the full range of an operation that’s much scarier and more lethal than he could possibly imagine. Berlin is about to catch fire... and James Bond is trapped inside. Dynamite Entertainment proudly presents VARGR, crafted by masterful writer Warren Ellis and artist Jason Masters.

APR161508 $19.99

BOB’S BURGERS: PAN FRIED TP

(W) Jeff Drake & Various (A) Anthony Aguinaldo & Various (CA) Jay Howell Feast your eyes on new mouth-watering stories of the Belcher family, the stars of Fox Television’s fan-favorite animated sitcom! Written and illustrated by the fine folks at the Emmy Award-winning studio Bento Box Entertainment, the continuing comic book hijinks of parents Bob and Linda and ragamuffins Tina, Gene, and Louise will surely satisfy fans of all ages. You’ve never seen daydreams quite like those of the Belchers, as Louise finds herself sucked into a videogame, Gene’s rhymes climb to new heights in Jack and the Genestalk, and Tina takes a fateful trip to Tinagan’s Island... and that’s just for starters! Collects Bob’s Burgers Ongoing #9-12.

MAY161383 $14.99

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FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS

MY FAVORITE THING IS MONSTERS GN

(W/A/CA) Emil Ferris My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is a murder mystery, a family drama, a sweeping historical epic, and a psychological thriller about monsters, real and imagined. Set against the political backdrop of late ’60s Chicago, Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her enigmatic upstairs neighbor. Rendered in a kaleidoscopically visual style, Emil Ferris’ draftsmanship echoes the drawing of Otto Dix, George Grosz, and Robert Crumb. This is a revelatory work of striking originality and will undoubtedly be greeted as the debut graphic novel of the year.

DEC161677 $39.99

THIS ONE SUMMER GN

(W) Mariko Tamaki (A/CA) Jillian Tamaki Every summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach. It’s their getaway, their refuge. Rose’s friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she never had. But this summer is different. Rose’s mom and dad won’t stop fighting, and when Rose and Windy seek a distraction from the drama, they find themselves with a whole new set of problems. One of the local teens, just a couple of years older than Rose and Windy, is caught up in something bad. It’s a summer of secrets, and sorrow, and growing up, and it’s a good thing Rose and Windy have each other.

MAR141196 $17.99

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SMILE GN

(W/A/CA) Raina Telgemeier Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night after Girl Scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth, and what follows is a long and frustrating journey with on-again, off-again braces, surgery, embarrassing headgear, and even a retainer with fake teeth attached. This coming-of-age true story is sure to resonate with anyone who has ever been in middle school.

DEC090873 $10.99


HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS

(W/A/CA) Noelle Stevenson Nimona is an impulsive young shape-shifter with a knack for villainy. Lord Ballister Blackheart is a villain with a vendetta. As sidekick and supervillain, Nimona and Lord Blackheart are about to wreak some serious havoc. Their mission: prove to the kingdom that Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin and his buddies at the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics aren’t the heroes everyone thinks they are. But as small acts of mischief escalate into a vicious battle, Lord Blackheart realizes that Nimona’s powers are as murky and mysterious as her past. And her unpredictable wild side might be more dangerous than he is willing to admit. Featuring an exclusive epilogue not seen in the web comic, along with bonus conceptual sketches and revised pages throughout, this gorgeous fullcolor graphic novel is perfect for the thousands of fans of the web comic and is sure to win Noelle many new ones.

MAR151388 $17.99

NEIL GAIMAN’S THE GRAVEYARD BOOK VOLUME 1 GN

(W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) Kevin Nowlan, P. Craig Russell, Tony Harris, Scott Hampton, Galen Showman, Jill Thompson, Stephen B. Scott (CA) P. Craig Russell Nobody Owens, known as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn’t live in a graveyard, being raised by ghosts, with a guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor the dead. Neil Gaiman’s Newbery Medal-winning The Graveyard Book reaches new heights in this glorious adaptation by P. Craig Russell. Each chapter is illustrated by a different luminary from the comic book world, including Kevin Nowlan, P. Craig Russell, Tony Harris, Scott Hampton, Galen Showman, Jill Thompson, and Stephen B. Scott, to create an imaginatively diverse and yet cohesive interpretation of Neil Gaiman’s luminous novel.

JUL151418 $9.99

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NIMONA HC

NEIL GAIMAN’S THE GRAVEYARD BOOK VOLUME 2 GN

(W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) David Lafuente, Scott Hampton, P. Craig Russell, Kevin Nowlan, and Galen Showman (CA) P. Craig Russell The second volume of a glorious two-volume graphic novel adaption of the bestselling and Newbery Award-winning novel The Graveyard Book. Nobody Owens is a normal boy, except he lives in a sprawling graveyard and has been raised since infancy by ghosts and a guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor the dead. This full-color graphic novel is the second volume in a two-volume set. It contains chapters 6 through the end of The Graveyard Book, adapted by renowned graphic novelist P. Craig Russell and illustrated by luminaries of the comics world: David Lafuente, Scott Hampton, P. Craig Russell, Kevin Nowlan, and Galen Showman.

JUL151419 $9.99

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HERMES PRESS

THE PHANTOM VOLUME 1: DANGER IN THE FORBIDDEN CITY TP

(W) Peter David (A/CA) Sal Velluto This six part mini-series written by Peter David with art by Sal Velluto triumphantly returned the original, Ghost Who Walks — The Phantom — to comic books and is now collected together as a deluxe graphic novel. This tale pits The Phantom against the Singh Brotherhood and their metal-handed leader who are intent on plundering an ancient fabled City of Gold. Only The Phantom, Diana and a new-found ally can stop them!

JUN161584 $19.99

(W) Dick Wood (A/CA) Jim Aparo The great Jim Aparo got his first big break with Charlton Comics and did stand-out work on The Phantom which garnered him praise throughout the industry. Now for the first time, all of Aparo’s Phantom stories and covers are collected in one volume which focuses on this great artist’s outstanding work on The Ghost Who Walks. In addition to containing his complete work on the character, seven stories in all, this volume also contains Aparo covers for stories created by other artists as well. To top it all off there are extensive selections of Aparo’s original art on the feature as well as an extensive essay and documentary materials.

MAY161575 $49.99

JOE BOOKS INC.

DISNEY PRINCESS COMIC STRIPS COLLECTION VOLUME 2 TP

(W/A/CA) Disney Get ready for adventure! Disney’s beloved Princesses are back again in this hilarious collection of issues #5-8 of the bestselling Disney Princess comic series from Joe Books. Featuring laugh-out-loud stories from the worlds of Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Tiana, Pocahontas, Rapunzel, and more, this charming collection will make all your dreams come true.

OCT168319 $9.99

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JIM APARO’S COMPLETE THE PHANTOM HC

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LION FORGE

VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER VOLUME 1 TP

(W) Tim Hedrick, Mitch Iverson (A) Digital Art Chefs Join Shiro, Keith, Lance, Pidge, and Hunk as they form Voltron. Written by Tim Hedrick (Avatar: The Last Airbender) and Mitch Iverson, writers on the popular Voltron Legendary Defender animated show currently on Netflix! With art by Digital Art Chefs (Robotech/Voltron) This graphic novel is a must have for fans of Voltron Legenary Defender. Collecting the 5 issues of series one!

NOV161677 $14.99


ONI PRESS

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RICK & MORTY VOLUME 1 TP

(W) Zac Gorman (A) CJ Cannon, Marc Ellerby (CA) CJ Cannon The hit comic book series based on Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s hilarious [adult swim] animated show Rick & Morty is now available in its first collection! Join the excitement as depraved genius Rick Sanchez embarks on insane adventures with his awkward grandson Morty across the universe and across time. Caught in the crossfire are his teenage granddaughter Summer, his veterinary surgeon daughter Beth, and his hapless son-in-law Jerry. This collection features the first five issues of the comic book series, including ““The Wubba Lubba Dub Dub of Wall Street,” “Mort-Balls!” and more, along with hilarious mini-comics showcasing the whole family.

JUL151482 $19.99

INVADER ZIM VOLUME 1 TP

(W) Jhonen Vasquez, Eric Trueheart (A) Aaron Alexovich, Megan Lawton (CA) Aaron Alexovich Collects the first five issues of the comic series based on the hit TV show, Invader Zim! “Never has a comic so purposefully stupid lied on a foundation of comedic skill so honed and smart.” You said it, Paste Magazine. From the far reaches of weird space to the incomprehensible world of underground art, Zim is back! And his thirst for world domination has only grown!

OCT151564 $19.99

THE SIXTH GUN VOLUME 1: COLD DEAD FINGERS — SQUARE ONE EDITION

(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Brian Hurtt During the darkest days of the Civil War, wicked cutthroats came into possession of six pistols of otherworldly power. In time the Sixth Gun, the most dangerous of the weapons, vanished. When the gun surfaces in the hands of an innocent girl, dark forces reawaken. Vile men thought long dead set their sights on retrieving the gun and killing the girl. Only Drake Sinclair, a gunfighter with a shadowy past, stands in their way. Get the first volume of this critically acclaimed series for only $10 as part of Oni’s Square One program!

APR171874 $10.00

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ASTERIX VOLUME 1: THE GAUL TP

(W) Rene Goscinny (A/CA) Albert Uderzo The year is 50 BCE, and all Gaul is occupied. Only one small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against the invaders. But how much longer can Asterix, Obelix, and their friends resist the mighty Roman legions of Julius Caesar? Anything is possible, with a little cunning plus the druid Getafix’s magic potions! Their effects can be truly hair-raising...

MAR168880 $12.99

RANDOM HOUSE

THE ART OF CHARLIE CHAN HOCK CHYE HC

(W/A/CA) Sonny Liew Meet Charlie Chan Hock Chye, the greatest comic book artist you’ve probably never heard of. When he started making comics in Singapore as a boy of 16 in 1954, Chan expected fame and fortune to quickly follow. But just as Singapore’s road to independence would be full of twists and turns, so too would Chan’s own journey as an artist. Splicing together a dizzying array of art styles, genres and forms, Sonny Liew’s multilayered graphic novel is a celebration of life, comics and storytelling. The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye is an innovative work that challenges the possibilities of the comics medium, creating a double-edged history.

JAN161601 $30.00

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LUCY & ANDY NEANDERTHAL VOLUME 1 HC

(W/A/CA) Jeffrey Brown For fans of the New York Times-bestselling Jedi Academy books comes a hilarious new graphic novel series about two young cave kids living 40,000 years ago! The laugh-outloud adventure features Lucy and her goofball brother Andy, as the Paleo pair take on a wandering baby sibling, bossy teens, cave paintings, and a mammoth hunt. But what will happen when they encounter a group of humans? Humorous and entertaining, Jeffrey Brown’s signature comical touch enlivens the scientific and historical content, including a special paleontologist section that helps to dispel common Neanderthal myths.

JUN162088 $12.99


TITAN COMICS

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DARK SOULS: WINTER’S SPITE TP

(W) George Mann (A) Alan Quah Beyond this tenuous fabric lies another place; a world between a world where the frigid nights endure and even the Old Lords fear to tread. Only the deluded dead venture there, yet in these times of misery, sometimes madness is our only path toward salvation. It is the realm of Parnathia, where Andred of Ithvale, finds himself trapped in a never-ending crucible.

JAN172000 $14.99

ASSASSIN’S CREED: LAST DESCENDANTS - LOCUS TP

(W) Ian Edginton (A) Caspar Wijngaard Dive into the sordid underworld of Victorian London, and the memories of New Yorker, Tommy Greyling, as he teams up with Evie Frye and Henry Green to search for a Piece of Eden that has the potential to change the world! Collects issues #1-4.

NOV161835 $16.99

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VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT

FAITH VOLUME 1: HOLLYWOOD & VINE TP

(W) Jody Houser (A) Francis Portela, Marguerite Sauvage (CA) Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic Orphaned at a young age, Faith Herbert, a psionically gifted “psiot” discovered by the Harbinger Foundation, has always aspired to greatness. But now this once ordinary teenager is taking control of her destiny and becoming the hard-hitting hero she’s always known she can be — complete with a mild mannered secret identity, unsuspecting colleagues, and a day job as a reporter that routinely throws into her harms way! Well, at least she thought it would… When she’s not typing up listicles about cat videos, Faith makes a secret transformation to patrol the night as the City of Angels’ own leading superhero, the skysoaring Zephyr! Collecting Faith (Limited Series) #1-4.

MAY161860 $9.99

X-O MANOWAR VOLUME 1: SOLDIER TP

(W) Matt Kindt (A) Tomas Giorello (CA) Lewis LaRosa Born under the oppressive thumb of the Roman Empire, Aric of Dacia learned warfare at an early age. It was amid such violence that he was abducted by an alien race. Forced into slavery, he survived where others perished. His escape would come from bonding with a weapon of immeasurable power: the X-O Manowar armor. With it, he returned to Earth... only to find himself stranded in the modern day. But that was a lifetime ago. Now, far from home on a strange and primitive new world, Aric has begun a new life. Liberated from his past, he tends to his crops. Free from war. Free from violence. Free from the armor. But the machinery of death marches his way once again. Collecting X-O Manowar (2017) #1–3 with more than 30 pages of rarely seen art and extras!

APR172140 $9.99

HARBINGER RENEGADE VOLUME 1: THE JUDGMENT OF SOLOMON TP

(W) Rafer Roberts (A) Darick Robertson & Various (CA) Darick Robertson Anyone you know could become a psionically powered “harbinger.” Your neighbor. Your boss. Your best friend. Your kids. Six months ago, a secret team of renegade whistleblowers leaked the existence of these extraordinarily dangerous individuals to a stunned world. Today, all across the country, crude, DIY psiot activation attempts have left hundreds brain-damaged… or worse. America is terrified of what could happen next. Now, Kris Hathaway, John “Torque” Torkelson, Faith “Zephyr” Herbert, and Peter Stanchek are about to discover their calling. Together, the Harbinger Renegades are moving from town to town, building their ranks, and subverting authority one mind at a time… and setting out to prove once and for all that behind their power, there has always been a purpose. Collecting Harbinger Renegade #1-4.

FEB172076 $9.99

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MANGA

OTHERWORLD BARBARA VOLUME 1 HC (MR)

(W/A) Moto Hagio In the first volume (of two) of Moto Hagio’s Otherworld Barbara, Tokio discovers a phantom island named Barbara, there’s a missing geneticist, an eccentric clergyman, a grandmother granted temporary youth, a psychologist killed by a freak tornado and more. Hagio offers a sci-fi explanation for these seemingly random paranormal elements, and makes it all matter with believable characters in complex and subtle relationships. This book won the “Nebula Award of Japan” (Nihon SF Taish Award) in 2006.

JUL161605 $39.99

KODANSHA COMICS

GHOST IN SHELL DELUXE EDITION VOLUME 1 HC (MR)

(W/A/CA) Shirow Masamune This deluxe edition will mark the first time the book has been published in its original Japanese right-to-left format in English. Supervised by the creator, this will be the definitive edition of The Ghost in the Shell. Deep into the twenty-first century, the line between man and machine has been blurred as humans rely on the enhancement of mechanical implants and robots are upgraded with human tissue. In this rapidly converging landscape, cyborg superagent Major Motoko Kusanagi is charged to track down the craftiest and most dangerous terrorists and cybercriminals, including “ghost hackers” who are capable of exploiting the human/machine interface and reprogramming humans to become puppets to carry out the hackers’ criminal ends.

FAIRY TAIL: MASTER’S EDITION VOLUME 1 TP

(W/A/CA) Hiro Mashima Finally, a lower-cost omnibus edition of Fairy Tail for new fans! Fairy Tail: Master’s Edition is an oversized collection of the first five volumes of the Fairy Tail manga series. With a total of 960 pages and a 7” x 10” trim, the Master’s Edition contains the same material as the original volumes, but printed larger and on high-end paper! Fairy Tail takes place in a world filled with magic. 17-year-old Lucy is an attractive mage-in-training who wants to join a magician’s guild so that she can become a full-fledged magician. The guild she dreams about joining is the most famous in the world, and it is known as the “Fairy Tail.”

JUL151454 $39.99

NOV161661 $29.99

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ATTACK ON TITAN ANTHOLOGY PREVIEWS EXCLUSIVE HC

(W/A) Isayama Hajime & Various (CA) Phil Jimenez A PREVIEWS Exclusive! Limited to 3,000 copies! The manga megahit Attack on Titan, reinterpreted by some of comics’ top talent! Featuring original stories by a long roster of comic superstars such as Scott Snyder (Batman, American Vampire), Gail Simone (Batgirl), Faith Erin Hicks (Adventures of Superhero Girl), Michael Avon Oeming (Powers), Paolo Rivera (Daredevil, Amazing Spider-Man), and Cameron Stewart (Fight Club 2, Batgirl)! This unprecedented, full-color collaboration between East and West will be released first in English, making it indispensable for Attack on Titan fans and curious comic fans. Additional contributors include: Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, and Babs Tarr (Batgirl); Eisner Award nominee Phil Jimenez (The Invisibles, Infinite Crisis); Kate Leth and Jeremy Lambert (Kate or Die!, Haven: Origins) and Afua Richardson (Black Panther); Eisner Award winner Evan Dorkin (Milk & Cheese, Dork); Eisner Award nominee Simon Spurrier (Judge Dredd) and Kate Brown (The Phoenix); Crawford Award winner Genevieve Valentine (Catwoman) and David Lopez (X-Men, Fallen Angel); and many more!

APR168248 $29.99

SEVEN SEAS ENTERTAINMENT

PANDORA IN THE CRIMSON SHELL: GHOST URN VOLUME 1 GN (MR)

(W) Masamune Shirow (A/CA) Koshi Rikdo From the creators of Ghost in the Shell and Excel Saga comes a thrilling new series about cybernetic girls. The planet is in a constant state of tumult. As rival countries vie for power and resources, while racing to create the latest technological breakthroughs, robots and cyborgs have become commonplace. What hope is left for a jaded humanity in an age of advances in cybernetics and artificial intelligence? Enter two cyborgs girls outfitted with insurmountable combat capabilities. This is their story.

APR151688 $12.99

MONSTER MUSUME VOLUME 1 GN (MR)

(W/A/CA) Okayado Monsters — they’re real, and they want to date us! Three years ago, the world learned that harpies, centaurs, catgirls, and all manners of fabulous creatures are not merely fiction; they are flesh and blood, not to mention scale, feather, horn, and fang. When a hapless human teenager named Kurusu Kimihito is inducted into a government exchange program, his world is turned upside down. A snake-like lamia named Miia comes to live with him, and it is Kurusu’s job to take care of her and make sure she integrates into his everyday life. Unfortunately for Kurusu, Miia is undeniably sexy, and the law against interspecies breeding is very strict. Even worse, when a ravishing centaur girl and a flirtatious harpy move in, what’s a full-blooded teenage human with raging hormones to do?

JUL131272 $12.99

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MANGA

DISNEY DESCENDANTS MANGA VOLUME 1 GN

(W) Jason Muell (A/CA) Natsuki Minami Follow the children of the worst Disney Villains as they fight to destroy the United States of Auradon as revenge for their imprisoned parents. Mal, Evie, Jay, and Carlos leave their dark and evil island and enter the bright and perfect world of Auradon Prep. Their first act of malevolence involves stealing the Fairy Godmother’s wand in hopes of overthrowing all of Auradon and freeing their parents! But first -- high school! This ‘rotten-to-the-core’ manga retelling of the beloved Disney Channel movie Descendants will make you rethink everything you think you know about good versus evil!

DISNEY MANGA: BEAUTY & THE BEAST LIMITED EDITION GN BOX SET

(W) Mallory Reaves (A/CA) Studio Dice We’re excited to announce our upcoming two part manga to accompany Disney’s Beauty and the Beast live action movie coming out in 2017! With Book One telling Belle’s version of events and Book Two from the Beast’s perspective. This slipcase combines the two volumes of Beauty and the Beast as well as a mini poster, perfect for collectors.

DEC161999 $19.99

MAR172115 $10.99

UDON ENTERTAINMENT

KILL! LA KILL! VOLUME 1 GN

(W) Kazuki Nakashima (A/CA) Ryo Akizuki Welcome to Honnouji Academy, a school ruled under the iron fist of the Student Council President and her underlings, the Elite Four. Bestowed with incredible powers from their special Goku Uniforms, only one person dares to stand against them – transfer student Ryuki Matoi! Wielding her fabric-slicing Scissor Blade, Ryuki aims to bring Honnouji Academy’s fascist overlords to their knees!

JUN151580 $12.99

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MEGA MAN MEGAMIX VOLUME 1 GN

Because you demanded it! The manga adventures of Mega Man — available in English for the first time! Witness the origin of Mega Man, his first battles with Dr. Wily and the evil the Robot Masters, plus appearances from Dr. Light, Roll, Proto Man, Rush, and many more Mega Man favorites! Also included in each volume are character profiles, sketches, and creator interviews.

MAR111279 $12.95

MANGA CLASSICS: GREAT EXPECTATIONS VOLUME 1 GN

(W) Charles Dickens (A/CA) Nokman Poon Great Expectations has it all: romance, mystery, comedy and unforgettable characters woven through a gripping rags-to-riches tale. Naïve Pip, creepy Miss Haversham, beautifully cold Estella, terrifying Abel Magwitch and the rest of Dicken’s fantastic cast are perfectly envisioned in this new adaptation in this 300 plus page volume featuring artwork by artist Nokman Poon.

NOV141670 $19.99

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VERTICAL

MANGA

MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM: THE ORIGIN VOLUME 1: ACTIVATION HC

NINJA SLAYER: MACHINE OF VENGEANCE VOLUME 1 GN (MR)

(W) Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, Yoshiyuki Tomino (A/CA) Hajime Yatate In a civil war, half of humanity is wiped out, and Zeon’s army of Zaku mobile units is the decisive weapon. With the Federation’s first Gundam out of action, Amuro miraculously stumbles on a second unit. Now, in control of a machine with unparalleled destructive power, will Amuro’s actions save the colony’s survivors — or destroy them? The biggest name in Japanese science-fiction — Gundam — returns with one of its creators retelling its origins 25 years after the series debuted.

(W) Bradley Bond & Various (A/CA) Yuuki Yogo Ninja Slayer is the latest project from the team behind megahits such as Neon Genesis Evangelion, Gurren Lagaan, and the new Cartoon Network hit Kill la Kill. A ninja-exploitation project, this manga release is based directly off the original web novels by Bradley Bond. A futuristic sci-fi action tale of ninja on ninja warfare in the hard-knocks Tokyo suburb of Neo-Saitama. Rogue ninja, Ninja Slayer, fights criminals and other ninjas to maintain order in this lawless region of Japan.

AUG151799 $12.95

JAN131319 $29.95

VIZ MEDIA

MANGA IN THEORY AND PRACTICE: THE CRAFT OF CREATING MANGA HC

(W/A/CA) Hirohiko Araki Hirohiko Araki is the author of one of the longest-running and most beloved manga of all time, the epic fan favorite JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. According to him, “manga is the ultimate synthesis of all forms of art,” and in this book he reveals the secrets behind how to make the magic happen using concrete examples from his own work. Read all about his “golden ratio of beauty” for drawing, the “investigative reports” he draws up for each of the characters he creates, his methodology for storytelling inspired by the great Ernest Hemingway, and many more aspects of manga creation in this how-to guide penned by an industry legend.

APR172155 $19.99

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MANGA ONE PUNCH MAN VOLUME 1 GN

(W/A/CA) One Nothing about Saitama passes the eyeball test when it comes to superheroes, from his lifeless expression to his bald head to his unimpressive physique. However, this average-looking guy has a not-so-average problem -- he just can’t seem to find an opponent strong enough to take on! Every time a promising villain appears, he beats the snot out of ‘em with one punch! Can Saitama finally find an opponent who can go toe-to-toe with him and give his life some meaning? Or is he doomed to a life of superpowered boredom? For teen audiences.

REVOLUTIONARY GIRL UTENA DELUXE HC BOX SET (MR)

(W/A/CA) Chiho Saito The classic manga returns in a deluxe box set! Hardcover editions of Revolutionary Girl Utena and The Adolescence of Utena are included in this two-volume collectors’ set with exclusive color pages and poster. For older teen audiences.

DEC162078 $49.99

JUN158141 $9.99

YEN PRESS

AKAME GA KILL VOLUME 1 GN

(W) Takahiro (A/CA) Tetsuya Tashiro Red is the new black in this bloody, action-packed series about a group of righteous assassins! Teenage country bumpkin Tatsumi dreams of earning enough money for his impoverished village by working in the Capital, but his shortlived plans go awry when he’s robbed by a buxom beauty upon arrival! Penniless, Tatsumi is taken in by the lovely Lady Aria, but just when his Capital dreams seem in reach yet again, Lady Aria’s mansion is besieged by Night Raid, a team of ruthless assassins who targets high-ranking members of the upper class! As Tatsumi is quick to learn, appearances can be deceiving in the Capital, and this team of assassins just might be the good guys!

NOV141746 $13.00

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BLACK BUTLER VOLUME 1 TP

(W/A/CA) Yana Toboso Just a stone’s throw from London stands the manor house of the illustrious Phantomhive earldom. Earl Phantomhive is a giant in the world of commerce, Queen Victoria’s faithful servant... and a 12-year-old boy! Fortunately, his loyal butler Sebastian stands at his side, ready to carry out the young master’s wishes. Whether Sebastian is called upon to save a dinner party gone awry, or probe the dark secrets of London’s underbelly, there is practically nothing Sebastian cannot do. One might even say Sebastian is too good to be true, or at least, too good to be human!

SEP138279 $13.00

SWORD ART ONLINE VOLUME 1: AINCRAD GN

(W/A/CA) Reki Kawahara In the year 2022, gamers rejoice as Sword Art Online, a VRMMORPG (Virtual Reality Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) like no other, opens its virtual doors, allowing players to take full advantage of the ultimate in gaming technology: NerveGear, a system that allows users to completely immerse themselves in the game world by manipulating their brain waves to create a wholly realistic gaming experience. But when the game goes live, the elation of the players quickly turns to horror as they discover that, for all its amazing features, SAO is missing one of the most basic functions of any MMORPG — a log-out button. Now trapped in the virtual world of Aincrad, their bodies held captive by NerveGear in the real world, users are issued a chilling ultimatum: conquer all one hundred floors of Aincrad to regain your freedom. But in the warped world of SAO, “game over” means certain death — both virtual and real!

JAN141425 $20.00

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BOOKS THE ART OF GHOST IN THE SHELL HC

(W) David S. Cohen Witness the incredible artwork behind the creation of Ghost in the Shell, the live-action feature film based on the Japanese manga classic and starring Scarlett Johansson. Also starring Pilou Asbæk (Game of Thrones), Michael Pitt (Boardwalk Empire), Juliette Binoche (The English Patient), and Takeshi Kitano (Battle Royale), this riveting science-fiction thriller is helmed by director Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman). The Art of Ghost in the Shell is a deluxe book that chronicles the epic creative journey that brought Ghost in the Shell to the big screen.

JAN172325 $45.00

SPIDER-MAN: INSIDE THE WORLD OF YOUR FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD HERO UPDATED

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Inside the World of Your Friendly Neighborhood Hero explores Peter Parker’s exciting move into global hi-tech with Parker Industries, the tumultuous events of “Spider Island,” Superior Spider-Man, and SpiderVerse. Discover profiles of new stars Spider-Gwen and Silk and the latest developments in Spider-Man’s costumes and equipment. Fully updated with Spider-Man’s timeline and existing character histories, this is perfect guide to learning more than 50 years of Spider-Man comics.

APR172261 $24.99

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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: THE COMPLETE COMICS HISTORY HC

(W) Marc Sumerak Explore the greatest art from five decades of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy comics with this deluxe art book. The Guardians of the Galaxy made their first appearance in the pages of Marvel Super-Heroes back in 1969, and while the team’s lineup has changed significantly over the years, its popularity with fans has continued to grow and grow. This deluxe book delves into the creation and evolution of the Guardians through exclusive interviews with the writers and artists who have brought them to life.

FEB172200 $45.00

WONDER WOMAN: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO AMAZON WARRIOR HC

(W) Landry Walker Learn all you need to know about the legendary Amazon, including her powers and abilities, weapons, armor, and costume. Wonder Woman: The Ultimate Guide to the Amazon Warrior showcases stunning Wonder Woman comic artwork and examines iconic characters as well as key issues and story lines. Packed with information on allies, enemies, locations, and much more, this is a must-have book for fans of DC Comics and Wonder Woman. Celebrate 75 years of the legendary Amazon princess and explore all aspects of the world of Wonder Woman, from the Golden Age to the Rebirth story line.

APR172263 $24.99

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THE SPECTACULAR SISTERHOOD OF SUPERWOMEN HC

(W) Hope Nicholson In The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen you’ll meet the most fascinating exemplars of the powerful, compelling, entertaining, and heroic female characters who’ve populated comic books from the very beginning. This spectacular sisterhood includes costumed crimebusters like Miss Fury, super-spies like Tiffany Sinn, sci-fi pioneers like Gale Allen, and even kid troublemakers like Little Lulu. With vintage art, publication details, a decade-by-decade survey of industry trends and women’s roles in comics, and spotlights on iconic favorites, this book proves that not only do strong female protagonists belong in comics, they’ve always been there.

ART OF NESTOR REDONDO SC

(W) Manuel Auad (A) Nestor Redondo Nestor Redondo was one of the Philippines foremost comic book illustrator since the early 1950s. In the 1970s he came to the United States and worked for Marvel for whom he drew Savage Sword of Conan. He also drew mystery and gothic tales for DC where is best remembered for teaming up with Joe Kubert for the stories of Rima, The Jungle Girl, and The Bible.

FEB172191 $24.95

MAR172334 $24.95

DOCTOR WHO: T IS FOR TARDIS HC

(W/A) Adam Howling A is for Angel. B is for Bow Tie. C is for Cyberman. D is for Doctor! Featuring Doctors, companions and monsters both past and present, kids of all ages will love this Doctor Who alphabet book. Includes stunning original illustrations in a retro style on every page, all the way through from A to Z(ygon).

JAN172289 $9.99

NEIL GAIMAN: CINNAMON PICTURE BOOK HC

(W) Neil Gaiman (A) Divya Srinivasan A talking tiger is the only one who may be able to get a princess to speak in this stunning picture book set in a mythic India by Neil Gaiman. A long time ago, there lived a princess named Cinnamon. Cinnamon had pearls for eyes. Cinnamon did not talk. Her father and mother offered many riches to anyone who could get Cinnamon to speak. One day, a tiger came to the palace, armed with knowledge of the world, and everything changed. This stunning picture book will transport readers to another time and place, and will delight parents and children alike.

JAN178880 $17.99

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BOOKS DOCTOR WHO: THE COMPANION’S COMPANION HC

If there’s one thing the Doctor ought to remember, it’s this: he should never travel alone. And to help make sure he always has someone suitably brilliant by his side, Clara has compiled this comprehensive guide to traveling with the Doctor. Packed full of hints and tips on topics such as introducing the Doctor to your family, packing for life on the TARDIS and practicing alien first aid, this guide will fully prepare you for life as a companion!

JAN172288 $14.99

TASCHEN: 75 YEARS OF DC COMICS HC

(W) Paul Levitz In 1935, DC Comics founder Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson published New Fun #1, the first comic book with all-new, alloriginal comic material. More than 40,000 comic books later and in honor of the publisher’s 75th anniversary, TASCHEN has produced the single most comprehensive book on DC Comics. The 2010 original XL edition of 75 Years of DC Comics was winner of the 2011 Eisner Comic Industry Award for Best Comics-Related Book of the Year! But as even Superman might have trouble lifting the XL, here is the chance to enjoy the title in a smaller format. And if it is still too heavy for you, the slipcase converts into a book stand, so you can delight in your favorite comic stories and characters book on display.

JAN172285 $69.99

OTOMO: A GLOBAL TRIBUTE TO THE GENIUS BEHIND AKIRA HC (MR)

(W/A) Katsuhiro Otomo With the manga and anime Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo changed art and pop culture worldwide. Now some of the most admired illustrators and comics artists in the world have come together to pay tribute to this master, in a beautiful tribute art book.This 168-page collection began life as a limited-edition tribute to Otomo given only to attendees of the prestigious Angouleme International Comics Festival, where Otomo was recipient of the Grand Prize in 2015. Now it’s available to readers and collectors around the world, with additional content from a list of more than 80 fine artists, illustrators, and comics legends, including Stan Sakai, Jiro Taniguchi, Tomer and Asaf Hanuka, and many others. In full color at a large size.

JAN171866 $29.99

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(W) Chris McDonnell Steven Universe: Art & Origins is the first book to take fans behind the scenes of the groundbreaking and boundlessly creative Cartoon Network animated series Steven Universe. Bursting with concept art, production samples, early sketches, storyboards, and exclusive commentary, this lavishly illustrated companion book offers a meticulous written and visual history of the show, as well as an all-access tour of the creative team’s process. Steven Universe: Art & Origins reveals how creator Rebecca Sugar, the writers, the animators, and the voice actors work in tandem to bring this adventure-packed television series to life.

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STEVEN UNIVERSE: ART & ORIGINS HC

MAY172170 $29.95

NEIL GAIMAN: NORSE MYTHOLOGY HC

(W) Neil Gaiman In Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin’s son, incredibly strong yet not the wisest of gods; and Loki, the son of a giants, blood brother to Odin, and a trickster and unsurpassable manipulator. Through Gaiman’s deft and witty prose emerge these gods with their fiercely competitive natures, their susceptibility to being duped and to duping others, and their tendency to let passion ignite their actions, making these long-ago myths breathe pungent life again.

DEC162208 $25.95

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