elephantmen02_cover.jpgImage Comics has sent us sneak previews of issues shipping this week. Five page previews of Amazing Joy Buzzards, Battle Pope, Elephantmen, Shock Croc, Fear Agent, The Last Christmas, and Shadowhawk One-Shot.

THE AMAZING JOY BUZZARDS, VOL. 2 #5
written by MARK SMITH
art & cover by DOUG HOLGATE
“THE NIGHT OF A THOUSAND LUCHADORES!”

RETAILER ALERT! Image Comics is proud to announce that EL CAMPEON’S ORIGIN will finally be revealed in this larger than life adventure! That’s right, true believers: SMILIN’ SMITH & HECKLIN’ HOLGATE release this tale before Hollywood can get to it! It has been decades since readers and speculators alike have desired a single issue as much as this one!

24 pg – BW – $2.99

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BATTLE POPE #10
written by ROBERT KIRKMAN
art by MATTHEW ROBERTS, CORY WALKER, E.J. SU & VAL STAPLES
cover by CORY WALKER & STAPLES

In this chapter Battle Pope learns to deal with his new celebrity status, stops a bank robbery, sleeps with a major villain, and has a hell of a nightmare! Beginning a new direction for Pope and his sidekick Jesus. An excellent jumping on point for new readers! (Yes, we mean YOU!)

32 pg – FC – $2.99

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RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

ELEPHANTMEN #2
written by RICHARD STARKINGS
art by FLINT HENRY & MORITAT
covers by LADRÖNN & IAN CHURCHILL
“BEHEMOTH AND LEVIATHAN” by STARKINGS & FLINT
cover by LADRÖNN

HENRY “JUDGE DREDD/ALIENS” FLINT delivers eight pages of all-out action as Hip Flask takes on the Croc Elijah Delaney above and below the waters of the Los Angeles canal!

“SHOCK CROC”
by STARKINGS & MORITAT
flip cover by IAN CHURCHILL

Mouth Almighty Herman Strumm and his delectable sidekick, Rabbi, entertain satellite radio listeners when Elijah Delaney stops by Dogstar Radio to deliver an exclusive interview!

32 pg – FC – $2.99

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FEAR AGENT #7
written by RICK REMENDER
art by JEROME OPENA
cover by TONY MOORE

For the first time in eight years, Heath returns to Earth in a futile attempt to save his home planet from the scourge of an alien infestation. Once there, though, he finds little left to greet him.

32 pg – FC – $2.99

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THE LAST CHRISTMAS #3 (of 5)
written by GERRY DUGGAN & BRIAN POSEHN
art by RICK REMENDER & HILARY BARTA
cover by KIERON DWYER
“SEASON’S BEATINGS”

Santa screws things up with the Kid and gets beaten up by a bear. And a surprising name goes on the naughty list…

32 pg – FC – $2.99

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

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THE PORTENT #4 (of 4)
written by PETER BERGTING
art & cover by PETER BERGTING
“NEAZABUDKA”

For one hero to rise, another must fall. Lin and Milo has to accept their fates as the final chapter comes to its tragic end.

32 pg – FC – $2.99

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SHADOWHAWK ONE-SHOT #1
written by JIM VALENTINO
art & cover by JIM VALENTINO & CHANCE WOLF
“GREAT RESPONSIBILITY”

Originally published in the sold-out IMAGE COMICS hardcover, this stand-alone story reunites JIM VALENTINO with CHANCE WOLF on his seminal character! Eddie Collins and his father, James, must come to an understanding about what being ShadowHawk means for both of them. A very special issue at a very special price – a must-have item for the collector or the curious!

24pg – FC – $1.99

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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