Top Cow Productions has sent Major Spoilers cover images and solicitation information for titles shipping in March 2007.  Take the jump for the complete list.

WB107000COV.jpgWitchblade #107
(W) Ron Marz
(A) Stjepan Sejic  (Cov) Chris Bachalo

Danielle Baptiste, the new bearer of the Witchblade, realizing that the Witchblade can be a bit of a “weirdness magnet.”  On her trip home to visiting her ailing father she begins having horrific, ghostly encounters with the unquiet dead, their graves destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.  Only Danielle can return them to their rest.  Meanwhile an old foe of Sara returns to haunt her and now she doesn’t have the Blade to protect her…or her unborn child.

Fan-Favorite Ron Marz (Green Lantern) and Croatian sensation Stjepan Sejic team up for this Witchblade milestone!!

Full Color     32 pages     $2.99

DKLV004000COV.jpgDKLV004000COVb.jpgThe Darkness: Level 4
(W) Paul Jenkins and David Wohl
(P) Patrick Blaine (Cov) Keown, Stjepan

Welcome to the world of THE DARKNESS. In this special issue, find out what it means to be not the bearer of THE DARKNESS, but part of the power itself. Through the eyes of the Schlog, the German darkling creatures in the hellish world of THE DARKNESS, we’ll see for the first time what it’s like to serve THE DARKNESS. This terrifying look into the inner workings of THE DARKNESS brings a new level of horror to Jackie’s world!
This special series, brought to you by THE DARKNESS video game/comic scribe Paul Jenkins and THE DARKNESS co-creator David Wohl, parallels the levels of the much anticipated video game by 2K, while bringing you original stories that show you a side of THE DARKNESS you’ve never seen. These stand-alone stories can be enjoyed without the video game, but add a new level to the playing experience!

Cover A) Dale Keown
Cover B) Stjepan Sejic

Full Color     32 pages     $2.99 

The Darkness Video Game litho
(Art by) Starbreeze

Bring the hit THE DARKNESS video game from Starbreeze and 2K home as a limited edition lithograph of 500 pieces reproduced at the highest quality possible at 12X18 inches!

Limited Edition Lithograph  $19.99

The Darkness: Vol 1 Coming of Age Video Game Edition Trade Paperback
(W) Garth Ennis
(P) Marc Silvestri (Cov) Silvestri

With the highly anticipated THE DARKNESS video game from 2K just around the corner, Top Cow is releasing a collection of the best of THE DARKNESS to bring fans of the video game into the fold. This video game collection reprints the essential  COMING OF AGE origin story arc by Garth Ennis and Marc Silvestri, which introduced the world to Jackie Estacado, the terrible power and curse known as THE DARKNESS as well as other Top Cow favorite’s such as THE ANGELUS, THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE DARKNESS, and more. This is THE ESSENTIAL DARKNESS!

Full Color     176 pages     $14.99 

WB-Manga-2-Sumita.jpgWitchblade Manga #2
(W) Yasuko Kobayashi
(A) Kazasa Sumita  (Cov) Sumita, Gonzo

Manga Mayhem in the Monastery!
Top Cow Productions and Bandai Entertainment proudly present a wholly unique interpretation of the WITCHBLADE mythos in this authentic manga. Takeru is an average schoolgirl being raised in a Buddhist monastery by a group of nuns. That is until a group of mysterious black clad monks show up at the monastery with bad intent!
In this issue Takeru and Kou return from school to the monastery only to find the entire place in shambles. As Kou searches for the nuns outside, Takeru remembers the mysterious, forbidden claw locked away inside. But can she get to it in time? Originally serialized in Japan’s popular magazine, CHAMPION RED and written by WITCHBLADE ANIME head writer, Yasuko Kobayashi, this uniquely Japanese tale is collected for the first time in standard comic format and in glorious full color.

Cover A) Sumita cover
Cover B) Gonzo cover

Ask your retailers how you can get this special ultra-rare cover by STUDIO GONZO, the animation studio behind the Witchblade Anime!   [For every 2 copies of Cover A that a retailer purchases they can purchase 1 copy of cover B]
Full Color     32 pages     $2.99

FRv2004000COV4of6.jpgFRESHMEN II #4
“Fundamentals of Fear x153: The Question” pt. 4
(W) Hugh Sterbakov
(P) Will Conrad (Col) Blond (Cov) Conrad,  Migliari

Fiddlesticks’ Secrets Revealed!

The secret of Mr. Fiddlesticks is revealed! THE FRESHMEN must come together to save one of their own! Things take a turn for the darker as the Jupiter Corporation, the sinister company owned by The Puppeteer’s father, finally makes their move! What evil secret will THE FRESHMEN uncover when they infiltrate Jupiter’s horrifying Research & Development department?
Co-created by AUSTIN POWERS and THE ITALIAN JOB star Seth Green and written by recovering Banana Quik addict Hugh Sterbakov!

Cover A)  Will Conrad
Cover B)  Rodolfo Migliari (Part 4 of a six-part cover)

Full Color     32 pages     $2.99

Ask your retailers how you can get this special ultra-rare part 4 of a 6 part panoramic cover painted by Rodolfo Migliari!   (For every two copies of Cover A the retailer buys, they can order one Migliari cover at $2.99 retail.)

UnusualSuspects00100.jpgUnusual Suspects Original Graphic Novel
ARROW: 100 pages of ALL-NEW fun benefits The Hero Initiative!
(W) Dan Wickline
(Art) Ben Templesmith, Tone Rodriguez, Nat Jones, Chris Moreno and more (Cov) Mike Mayhew and Dean White

From the demented mind of writer Dan Wickline (30 DAYS OF NIGHT) comes…the UNUSUAL SUSPECTS! See the imagination of a writer run amok as he rolls out story after hilarious story in a dizzying array of genres with an all-star cast of artists! A whopping 16 short stories include art by such fan-faves as Nat Jones (SPAWN), Ben Templesmith (FELL), Tone Rodriguez (VIOLENT MESSIAHS), Chris Moreno (SIDEKICK), and many more!

AND, bounce over to to download samples of the book AND win great prizes!

BLACK AND WHITE       96 pages     $12.99


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