Image Sneak Peek of the Week

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It’s Friday, and if you were paying attention you noticed there wasn’t a sneak peek from Image yesterday. That’s because the company sent us so many sneak peeks this week that it spilled over to today, giving you plenty to gawk at as you slide into the weekend. Alien Pig Farm, Ward of the State, The Ride, and Dynamo 5 are just a few you can feast your eyes on after the jump.

THE ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN #2
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover JASON HOWARD

32 PAGES – FC – $2.99

Gary Hampton puts his newly acquired powers to the test. Wolf-Man finally takes to the streets – saving lives and doing good. How will the public react to him – and can he control the beast within? Don’t miss out on the first action-packed adventures of THE ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN!

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PLUS

THE ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN #1: DIRECTOR’S CUT

40 PAGES – FC – $3.99

Witness the birth of the world’s most unlikely superhero—WOLF-MAN!

Featuring all the material from the Free Comic Book Day edition as well as loads of bonus sketches, character designs and script excerpts. Don’t miss out a second time!

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THE CREATURE FROM THE DEPTHS (ONE-SHOT)
story MARK KIDWELL
art & cover MARK KIDWELL & JAY FOTOS

40 PAGES – FC – $3.99

In the tradition of the classic “Creature From the Black Lagoon” by way of Lovecraft, peppered with gore and EC-style twists comes the tale of loathsome beasts, treachery and red death beneath the waves. A self-contained one-shot, “Creature” sports a full 36 pages of full color story and art, with script and pencils by MARK KIDWELL and eye-popping color by JAY FOTOS. The creative team that brought you ‘68 brings you an all-new tale of extreme horror!

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GIRLS & GODDESSES: THE PIN-UP ART OF JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER HC
art by JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER
cover by JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER

112 PAGES – FC – $29.99
LTD S&N ED $75.00

A Linsner Girl is one with a sparkle in her eye, a saucy pose and plenty of beautiful skin. GIRLS & GODDESSES features Dawn, Dark Ivory and many other gorgeous LINSNER pin-up girls collected together for the first time! Showcasing page after page of previously unpublished work, this volume is a must for all lovers of true beauty, both earthly and divine. 112 pages of luscious, full color LINSNER cheesecake — served extra sweet — await you in this 9″ x 12″ hardcover book.

PLUS! A special signed, limited edition featuring a dazzling full color signing plate and eight bonus pages of full color material exclusive to this edition. Strictly numbered to just 500 copies.

RETAILER WARNING: NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

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DYNAMO 5 #5
story JAY FAERBER
art & cover MAHMUD A. ASRAR & RON RILEY

32 PAGES – FC – $3.50

Chrysalis, the armored femme fatale, is one of Captain Dynamo’s oldest enemies. But was there another facet to their relationship? Chrysalis claims there was, as she reveals a hidden connection to one of Captain Dynamo’s offspring. Meanwhile, F.L.A.G. continues their efforts to debrief Dynamo 5.

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INVINCIBLE, VOL. 8: MY FAVORITE MARTIAN TP
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover RYAN OTTLEY & BILL CRABTREE

144 PAGES – FC – $2.99

Invincible battles the REANIMEN on the campus of Upstate University. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to him trouble is brewing–trouble of MARTIAN origin. Invincible must assemble a team of Earth’s mightiest defenders to go out into space and prevent what could well be the end of mankind!

Collects INVINCIBLE #36-41.

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THE RIDE: DIE VALKYRIE! #2 (of 3)
story DOUG WAGNER
art & variant cover BRIAN STELFREEZE
cover CULLY HAMNER

32 PAGES – BW – $2.99

The joyride that started last issue is turning into a bloodbath. Note to reader: never steal a car with a trunk full of the mob’s guns. They won’t like that. Meanwhile, Laci tries hard to change her killin’ ways, but being good is just so damn hard – God love her for tryin’.

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TRUE STORY, SWEAR TO GOD #7
story TOM BELAND
art & cover TOM BELAND

24 PAGES – BW – $3.50

From out of nowhere, at a time not expected, comes the man they call FANBOY DAVID. Plus, Tom and Lily have to decide whether or not to buy her sister’s house! All there in living black and white!

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TRUE STORY, SWEAR TO GOD, VOL. 1 TP
story TOM BELAND
art & cover TOM BELAND

128 PAGES – BW – $14.99

TOM BELAND is a California cartoonist who is now living on the island of Puerto Rico, with the woman of his dreams he met at a bus stop a year ago in Disneyworld. It hasn’t been easy, since his freelance clients haven’t paid him in months, while demanding more work from him. But all that is going to change as BELAND demands restitution… or else!

SIDEBAR: Fans of ’60s animation and romantic comedies will love this six-time Eisner Award nominee!

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ALIEN PIG FARM #4 (of 4)
story TODD FARMER
art DON MARQUEZ
cover MARK SCHULTZ

32 PAGES – FC – $2.99

Only one thing worse than not being able to make out with yer sister… and that’s not being able to make out with your sister because the green-skinned alien sumbitch you been fightin’ with done went and carried her back to his buried spaceship to make green-skinned babies with’er!

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

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WARD OF THE STATE#3 (of 3)
story CHRISTOPHER E. LONG
art & cover CHEE

32 PAGES – FC – $3.50

This hardboiled miniseries comes to an emotional close as Norma Balitzer must face the sins of her past! Death and mayhem make it impossible for her wards, Dravis and Carrie, to envision a normal life – but that doesn’t stop them from making a stand as they fight for a life free from murder and misery!

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