Sollicitations dark horse - mai 2017

**ALIENS: DEAD ORBIT #2 **

James Stokoe (W/A/Cover)

Having narrowly escaped the deadly xenomorph, Wascylewski moves around the hold of the ship, wary of his terrifying pursuer. His reflexes are tested again – but this time, by a sudden, massive breach in the hull. Will he survive?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 31.

AMERICAN GODS: SHADOWS #3

Neil Gaiman (W), P. Craig Russell (W/A), Scott Hampton (A/C), Walt Simonson (A), Glenn Fabry (Cover), and David Mack (Variant cover)

After a bizarre encounter with his dead wife, Shadow Moon is eager to flee Eagle Point and put the past behind him. In Chicago, he is introduced to an eccentric family who seem to be a key part of Mr. Wednesday’s mysterious plans.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 17.

ANGEL CATBIRD VOLUME 3: THE CATBIRD ROARS HC

Margaret Atwood (W), Johnnie Christmas (A/Cover), and Tamra Bonvillain ©

It’s all-out war in the madcap conclusion to Angel Catbird’s superhero saga. The evil rat army is aiming for world domination, and only a ragtag gang of half-cats stands in their way. Internationally best-selling novelist and animal lover Margaret Atwood pens the conclusion to the dramatic, hilarious, and heartwarming trilogy. Featuring a foreword by Kelly Sue DeConnick!

104 pages, $14.99, in stores on July 4.

ANGEL SEASON 11 #5

Corinna Bechko (W), Zé Carlos (A), Michelle Madsen ©, Scott Fischer (Cover), and Jeff Dekal (Variant cover)

Chasing the moment in the past that will bring disaster to the future, Illyria transports Angel and Fred to a new time period . . . One where the pair will have to strive to avoid Angelus, Darla, and pirates on the high seas as they search for a precious artifact that could lead to saving the future!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 24.

BALTIMORE: THE RED KINGDOM #4

Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Peter Bergting (A), Michelle Madsen ©, and Ben Stenbeck (Cover)

The allied armies battle their way through the Vatican on Coronation Day and lose lives along the way, but defeating the Red King will not be as simple as they suspected.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on My 3.

BERSERK VOLUME 38 TP

Kentaro Miura (W/A/Cover)

Guts and company reach the isle of Skellig in hopes that elven magic can cure the afflicted Casca. Meanwhile, Guts’s Band of the Hawk comrade Rickert journeys to Falconia, the seat of power for Griffith, the Hawks’ former commander. But the glittering towers of Falconia cast deadly shadows!

208 pages, $14.99, in stores on July 5.

BLACK HAMMER #9

Jeff Lemire (W/Variant cover), David Rubín (A/C/Cover), and Dave Stewart ©

In the golden age of space exploration, Colonel Randall Weird was on the frontlines. In his interstellar travels he encountered many strange worlds and alien civilizations, but none more curious than the technological marvel that became his best friend: Talky-Walky! Guest artist David Rubín reveals her robotic backstory in this special issue of Black Hammer!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 24.

THE BLACK SINISTER HC

Kaare Andrews (W), Troy Nixey (A/Cover), and Dave McCaig ©

A pitch-black tale of a city that lives in fear – not of crime or gangs, but the billionaire vigilante sworn to protect them. Emerson Black’s superhero identity is no secret: patrolling the night skies as the Black Sinister, he enforces his own brand of psychotic justice, no matter the cost. Joined by his unhinged butler Danby, Emerson protects the citizens of Coal City from kidnappers, gangs, and jaywalkers alike. But who will protect the city from the Black Sinister? And what happens when the mayor hatches a plan to finally rid Coal City of its deranged antihero?

72 pages, $9.99, in stores on July 26.

BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL OMNIBUS VOLUME 3 TP

Hiroaki Samura (W/A/Cover)

Over 650 pages of samurai battles and bitter rivalries! Rin’s seemingly immortal protector, Manji, is helping her destroy the eccentric, bloodthirsty Ittō-ryū sword school. While Manji has his hands full with a trio of devious assassins, Rin decides to make her way across Edo in a solo search for the murderous Anotsu Kagehisa!

656 pages, black and white, $19.99, in stores on July 5.

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 11 #7

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

Having determined that breaking out of the Safe Zone is impossible, Buffy and Willow struggle with the decision of having their magic removed so that they can return to the world outside – in the hopes that breaking in to the magical internment camp might go easier. But once their magic is gone, will two normal human girls be able to succeed?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 24.

THE COMPLETE DOC UNKNOWN HC

Fabian Rangel Jr. (W) and Ryan Cody (A/Cover)

After crash-landing his fighter plane during World War II, Warren Williams is taken in and trained by the warrior monks of the secret temple of Min-Yao. After a Nazi ambush, Warren returns to Gate City as Doc Unknown, a mystery man on the side of light in a world being consumed by darkness. Read as Doc Unknown must protect Gate City from ruthless gangsters, monstrous mobsters, possessed museum attractions, evil secret societies, vampire ninjas, vengeful ghosts, hypnotizing fish-women, and much more!

360 pages, $24.99, in stores on July 19.

CONAN THE SLAYER #10

Cullen Bunn (W), Sergio Dávila (A), Michael Atiyeh ©, and Phroilan Gardner (Cover)

Where once was an abandoned ruin, the glittering city of Xapur suddenly rises again. Conan, drawn by deceit to the ancient necropolis, is now lost in this resurrected fortress . . . but he is not alone. For the demon Khosatral Khel, the Devil in Iron, walks the streets once more!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 31.

DARK HORSE PRESENTS #34

Ron Randall (W/A), Carla Speed McNeil (W), Jim Alexander (W), Shannon Wheeler (W/A), Will Pickering §, Fin Cramb §, and Steve Rude (Cover)

This month’s issue features new installments of Shannon Wheeler’s Too Much Coffee Man; Ron Randall’s Trekker: The Volstock Payoff; Carla Speed McNeil’s Finder: Chase the Lady; Jim Alexander, Will Pickering, and Fin Cramb’s Savant; and much more!

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on May 17.

DEPT. H #14

Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover) and Sharlene Kindt ©

Unable to return to the surface, the surviving crew of Dept. H must make some difficult choices, with air and livable space at a premium. Will they have to sacrifice one of their own in order for the rest to survive? Meanwhile, we begin to see the larger role that Verve has played in the fate of our crew.

28 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 24.

DEPT. H VOLUME 2: AFTER THE FLOOD HC

Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover) and Sharlene Kindt ©

Six miles below the surface of the ocean, Mia has to solve a locked-room murder mystery before the crime scene is completely flooded. As the crew tries to save the Dept. H base from destruction, some of them start to take matters into their own hands. But the bottom of the ocean is full of unknown dangers, and with time running out, rescue is almost impossible. Collects issues #7-12.

168 pages, $19.99, in stores on July 5.

DOTA 2: THE COMIC COLLECTION HC

Valve Corporation (W/A)

Valve Corporation and Dark Horse Books are proud to present this complete collection of the web comics produced by Valve that dive deeper into the many characters and events from the game. Collected for the first time ever, DOTA 2: The Comic Collection is a must-have item for comics fans and DOTA heroes alike.

200 pages, $24.99, in stores on July 19.

DRAGON AGE: KNIGHT ERRANT #1

Nunzio DeFilippis (W), Christina Weir (W), Fernando Heinz Furukawa (A), Michael Atiyeh ©, and Sachin Teng (Cover)

BioWare’s best-selling fantasy franchise lives on in these canonical comics from Dark Horse! Elven squire Vaea and her knight arrive in Kirkwall for Varric Tethras’s appointment as viscount. A talented thief, Vaea takes on an easy job . . . but when she chooses to change the terms of the deal midheist, she is entangled in a dangerous mission that is surely above her pay grade.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 10.

ETHER VOLUME 1: DEATH OF THE LAST GOLDEN BLAZE TP

Matt Kindt (W) and David Rubín (A/Cover)

A science-minded adventurer gets mixed up in the mysteries of a fantasy world in this charming new adventure from an award-winning creative team. Boone Dias is an interdimensional explorer, a scientist from Earth who has stumbled into great responsibility. He’s got an explanation for everything, so of course the Ether’s magical residents turn to him to solve their toughest crimes. But maybe keeping the Real and the Abstract separate is too big a job for just one man. Collects issues #1-5.

152 pages, $14.99, in stores on July 19.

GAME OF THRONES CHARACTER MAGNET SET 3

Set is 7.75" x 10" in plastic sleeve. Includes five character magnets and a Game of Thrones logo magnet.

6 magnets, $8.99, in stores on June 28.

GAME OF THRONES JOURNAL: DAENERYS AND DROGON

The latest journal from our Game of Thrones line of products. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" spiral- bound journal.

128 pages, $9.99, in stores on June 28.

GARY GIANNI’S MONSTERMEN AND OTHER SCARY STORIES TP

Gary Gianni (W/A/Cover)

Gary Gianni created one of the strangest occult detective teams in comics history: millionaire filmmaker Lawrence St. George and his associate, Benedict, of the venerable guild of Corpus Monstrum. They navigate a peculiar and deadly world plagued by squid pirates, zombie cowboys, abominable snowmen, mustachioed skulls, and fat, flying demons.

Gianni’s meticulous and evocative art combined with his haunting but often hilarious writing create a horror comic unlike anything else on the stands. This book also includes classic prose stories by Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, and more, illustrated by Gianni.

168 pages, black and white, $19.99, in stores on July 5.

GLISTER TP

Andi Watson (W/A/Cover)

Strange things happen around Glister Butterworth. A young girl living on her family’s English estate, Glister has unusual adventures every day, like the arrival of a teapot haunted by a demanding ghost, a crop of new relatives blooming on the family tree, a stubborn house that walks off its land in a huff, and a trip to Faerieland to find her missing mother.

304 pages, $!4.99, in stores on July 5.

THE GUILD LIBRARY EDITION VOLUME 1 HC

Various (W/A)

Set before the web series begins, these stories follow lonely violinist Cyd Sherman trying to navigate a frustrating personal life as she stumbles on an online MMO called The Game. As she gathers friends in-game, she gains confidence to confront all the problems in her real life. With, ahem, varying results.

The Guild is a pioneer among web series, referred to by Rolling Stone as one of “the net’s best serial shows.” Heartwarming and hilarious, this is a comic origin story that brings an award-winning world to life in a unique way that will delight geeks of all ages. Especially gamers. Collects The Guild #1-3, The Guild: Vork, The Guild: Tink, The Guild: Bladezz, The Guild: Clara, and The Guild: Zaboo.

288 pages, $49.99, in stores on July 12.

HARROW COUNTY #23

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

The death of one of Harrow County’s most powerful magical forces leaves a void in Mason Hollow. Bernice is forced to choose between her oldest friend and her own future when she’s offered powers beyond her wildest dreams . . . and the chance to save her home from destruction!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 10.

H. P. LOVECRAFT’S THE HOUND AND OTHER STORIES TP

Gou Tanabe (W/A/Cover)

A pair of decadent young men pursue the abhorrent thrill of grave robbing . . . A German submarine’s crew is driven mad by the call of an underwater temple . . . An explorer in the Arabian Desert discovers a hideous city older than mankind. This moody and evocative manga gets back to the dark foundations of the Cthulhu mythos, adapting three of H. P. Lovecraft’s original stories that first shaped the outlines of cosmic horror!

184 pages, black and white, $12.99, in stores on July 12.

I AM A HERO OMNIBUS VOLUME 4 TP

Kengo Hanazawa (W/A/Cover)

Now subservient to a band of strange men with odd postapocalyptic survival rules, will Hideo find a way to escape this desperate group at an outlet mall and rescue the sick, partially mutated Hiromi? This hit manga series is presented in a deluxe omnibus format, collecting two of the original Japanese volumes into each Dark Horse edition.

480 pages, $19.99, in stores on July 26.

JOE GOLEM: OCCULT DETECTIVE – THE OUTER DARK #1

Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Patric Reynolds (A), Dave Stewart ©, and Dave Palumbo (Cover)

Two years after he killed a child-snatching monster and stopped an undead takeover in the Drowning City, occult detective Joe Golem searches for a man with superhuman strength who is attacking citizens under orders from the otherworldly voices in his head. But Joe has his own demons to wrestle with . . .

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 31.

KILL ALL MONSTERS! OMNIBUS VOLUME 1 HC

Michael May (W) and Jason Copland (A/Cover)

Monsters rule the world. Humanity’s last hope is a squad of giant robots and their skilled pilots, all from different backgrounds, each with a unique reason to fight. Can we survive the conflict? Are we worth saving? A familiar but wholly original story about war, survival, and the human spirit, told through gigantic-scale battles fought by memorable characters! Contains nearly 200 pages of new story, in addition to collecting the entire hit web comic!

368 pages, black and white, $24.99, in stores on July 19.

LEAD POISONING: THE PENCIL ART OF GEOF DARROW HC

Geof Darrow (W/A/Cover)

Geof Darrow’s slick, precise inks and stunning detail have amazed comics fans for decades, from his early work with Moebius to Hard Boiled, his first collaboration with Frank Miller, to the overwhelming success of his current series, The Shaolin Cowboy.

Now Darrow provides incredible insight into his process by sharing the pencil drawings behind his meticulous inks in a huge hardcover collection. Featuring well-known covers and never-before-seen drawings alike, Lead Poisoning is a behind-the-scenes look that reveals perfectionism at its best, showing how clean and perfect the initial drawings can be as well as the bizarre alterations that appear to happen on the fly.

Featuring commentary by Darrow and his notable peers, Lead Poisoning: The Pencil Art of Geof Darrow is a hardcover that brings you right to Darrow’s drawing board.

128 pages, $34.99, in stores on July 5.

THE LEGEND OF KORRA COLORING BOOK TP

Jed Henry (A/Cover)

Avatar Korra meets the adult coloring book craze! This beautiful book comes packed with forty-five highly detailed, black-and-white images to color however you choose! With illustrations by artist Jed Henry, and produced in close collaboration with creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, this book is a must-have for all Korra fans! Includes 45 pieces of beautifully detailed, original black-and-white artwork!

96 pages, $14.99, in stores on July 12.

LOBSTER JOHNSON: THE PIRATE’S GHOST #3

Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), and Tonci Zonjic (A/Cover)

The Lobster’s search for a missing reporter comes to an explosive end aboard a pirate ship.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 24.

MANARA LIBRARY VOLUME 2: EL GAUCHO AND OTHER STORIES TP

Hugo Pratt (W) and Milo Manara (A/Cover)

This volume features the enthralling historical epic El Gaucho, the second of Manara’s storied collaborations with his mentor, Hugo Pratt, as well as Trial by Jury, a series of captivating shorts in which some of history’s most notorious figures undergo mock trials.

280 pages, $29.99, in stores on July 12.

MASS EFFECT: DISCOVERY #1

Jeremy Barlow (W), John Dombrow (W), Gabriel Guzmán (A/Cover), Michael Atiyeh ©, and Kate Niemczyk (Variant cover)

A young Turian military recruit goes undercover in order to infiltrate the mysterious Andromeda Initiative – and ultimately retrieve a scientist who’s made a potentially devastating discovery. Tying in to the highly anticipated release of Mass Effect: Andromeda, writers Jeremy Barlow and John Dombrow and artist Gabriel Guzmán team up to create the next exciting chapter of the Mass Effect comics series!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 24.

THE ONCE AND FUTURE QUEEN #3

Adam P. Knave (W), D.J. Kirkbride (W), and Nickolas Brokenshire (A/Cover)

Rani, Gwen, and Lance stumble across an important discovery that changes the rules of the game. The choices they make send them headlong into mortal danger as their relationships expand and deepen – will the old Arthurian tales be repeated?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 10.

PREDATOR: HUNTERS #1

Chris Warner (W), Francisco Ruiz Velasco (A/Variant cover), and Doug Wheatley (Cover)

Space aliens have been coming to Earth for centuries – but not with any message of brotherhood or peace. They’re here to hunt the toughest, most dangerous humans they can find. Only now their former prey have teamed up against them. Predators, watch your backs!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 3.

REBELS: THESE FREE AND INDEPENDENT STATES #3

Brian Wood (W), Andrea Mutti (A), Lauren Affe ©, and Matthew Taylor (Cover)

John Abbott, considerably wiser and more guarded after recent events, is faced with the prospect of relocating to the Caribbean to help outfit the merchant navy with arms. With the completion of the USS Constitution on the horizon, he has little leverage to escape the assignment. Next stop: Nassau – and the Quasi-War with France!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 24.

SERENITY: NO POWER IN THE 'VERSE HC

Chris Roberson (W), Georges Jeanty (A), Stephen Byrne (A), Karl Story (I), Wes Dzioba ©, and Dan Dos Santos (Cover)

When a call for help to find a missing friend takes them to an Alliance post on the Outer Rim, they encounter a new force building strength to fight the battle of the Browncoats. Discovering that their friend is in Alliance custody and that an Alliance Operative is on the way, Mal strikes an uneasy partnership for a daring rescue. Collects issues #1-6 of the series and the 2016 Free Comic Book Day story “Serenity: The Warrior and the Wind.”

152 pages, $19.99, in stores on July 26.

SHADOWS ON THE GRAVE #4

Richard Corben (W/A/Cover)

A bodybuilder desperate for victory will literally kill for a chance to win, but must pay the price that comes with it; a thief at a carnival is thwarted by a vengeful clown; and in the next installment of Denaeus, the hero leads an attack against the Cyclops Monoculus but finds even greater danger elsewhere.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 10.

THE SHAOLIN COWBOY: WHO’LL STOP THE REIGN? #2

Geof Darrow (W/A/Cover), Frank Cho (Variant cover), and Dave Stewart ©

The Shaolin Cowboy hits town, and it hits back. With King Crab in hot pursuit, he runs straight into the not-so-kosher menace of Hog Kong and his twisted tale of ham-fisted revenge. High-cholesterol-fueled action served up hot with plenty of chasers!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 24.

THE USAGI YOJIMBO SAGA: LEGENDS TP & LTD. ED. HC

Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)

Dark Horse presents the quintessential companion to the Usagi Yojimbo Saga series – Usagi Yojimbo Saga: Legends! In this volume, Usagi takes on a myriad of opponents, but never loses sight of the warrior’s code: truth, honor, loyalty, and sacrifice. Collects some of the rabbit ronin’s most exhilarating stories, including Senso, Yokai, and the long-out-of-print Space Usagi!

560 pages, $79.99, in stores on July 26.

USAGI YOJIMBO VOLUME 31: THE HELL SCREEN LTD. ED. HC

Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)

In this thrilling volume, the rabbit ronin teams up with – and faces off against – a multitude of unexpected characters: destitute bandits, a renegade kappa, and a komori ninja! Then, Inspector Ishida returns to investigate a ghastly painting known only as the Hell Screen! Collects Usagi Yojimbo issues #152-158. Foreword by Cullen Bunn.

208 pages, $59.99, in stores on July 12.

THE VISITOR: HOW AND WHY HE STAYED #4

Mike Mignola (W), Chris Roberson (W), Paul Grist (A/Cover), and Bill Crabtree ©

The Visitor alerts the BPRD as increasing numbers of Ogdru Hem attack, and the challenges of being an alien on Earth take a toll.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 31.

W.B. DUBAY’S THE ROOK ARCHIVES VOLUME 2 HC

William B. DuBay (W), Luis Bermejo (A), Alex Niño (A), Abel Laxamana (A), Jose Ortiz (A), and Jordi Penalva (Cover)

Time is no obstacle to Restin Dane, the Rook, who uses his chesspiece-shaped Time Castle to face danger millions of years in the past or eons into frightening futures. Joined by his gunfighter grandfather and a team of oddball robots, the Rook will go anywhere – any time – in search of adventure! Collects Rook stories from Eerie #89-95, and #98.

152 pages, $19.99, in stores on July 5.

Source : comicscontinuum.com