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To quote everyone’s favorite Cool-Aid icon, “Oh Yea!” Image Comics has really come through this week, dropping off 14 sneak peeks for titles arriving in stores next week. The list is long and space is tight, so I’m splitting this over two days.

Take the jump for today’s offering including The Chemist #1, Hiding in Time #1, and a bunch of collected trades.

24seven, VOL. 2 OGN
story and art by: ASHLEY WOOD, GENE HA, ADAM HUGHES, DAVE JOHNSON,
FRAZER IRVING, MICHAEL AVON OEMING, JUAN DOE, JASON AARON, NIKO
HENRICHON, CB CEBULSKI, BEN TEMPLESMITH, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, JOHN NEY
RIEBER, WILL PFEIFFER, FÁBIO MOON, GABRIEL BÁ & MANY MORE!
cover by ASHLEY WOOD

200 PAGES
FC
AUGUST 1
$19.99

24seven features a who’s who of today’s best writers and artists from comics, film and animation, telling tales of ROBOTS in the city that never sleeps. Following in the tradition of the acclaimed hit 24seven volume one, volume two’s stories run a cross-genre gamut, from crisis in space to bank robberies to gambling robot dogs. 24seven has romance, action, horror – everything you want – told by a cross-section of the most diverse writers and artists you’ll find on the printed page.

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THE CHEMIST #1
story JAY BOOSE
art & cover JAY BOOSE

32 PAGES, FC, $3.50

Vance Larroche is not your typical drug dealer. He’s a manufacturer – a chemist, to be exact. He doesn’t waste time making street drugs like Heroin. He’s looking to the future. The real money is in prescription drugs. Lately, it seems everyone wants him dead. Will he be able to survive when a mysterious woman further complicates his life?

FEATURES ARTWORK BY PIXAR ANIMATOR JAY BOOSE!

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GØDLAND CELESTIAL EDITION HC
story JOE CASEY
art & cover TOM SCIOLI, NICK FILARDI & RICHARD STARKINGS

360 PAGES, FC, $34.99

BOOK ONE IS HERE!
See how the greatest cosmic superhero epic of the new century began! See Commander Adam Archer, Maxim, Basil Cronus, Nickelhead, IBOGA and more in all their oversized glory! What other book delivers the Secret Origin of the Universe? None! What other book squeezes your guts like an angry Torture-Bot? None! Only GØDLAND gives you everything you’ll ever need!

Collects GØDLAND issues #1-12 plus over 40 pages of cosmic-powered, behind-the-scenes extras!

THE CELESTIAL EDITION HARDCOVER IS THE MAXIMUM FORMAT TO EXPERIENCE THE FIRST YEAR OF THE GØDLAND SAGA! THIS MIGHTY AND POWERFUL BOOK WILL RULE YOUR STRANGLED WORLD!

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INVINCIBLE: ULTIMATE COLLECTION, VOL. 3 HC
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover RYAN OTTLEY & BILL CRABTREE

336 PAGES, FC, $34.99

Collecting the formative issues in the growing of Invincible as a superhero. This volume collects Invincible’s violent battle with the villainous Angstrom Levy, his reunion with his estranged father and the bloody battle with the Viltrumites. This is a can’t-miss for any Invincible fan and a perfect addition to any bookshelf.

Collects INVINCIBLE #25-35 along with LOADS of extras.

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BOMB QUEEN, VOL. 2: QUEEN OF HEARTS TP
story JIMMIE ROBINSON
art & cover JIMMIE ROBINSON

128 PAGES, FC, $14.99

Bomb Queen’s dictatorship over New Port city is threatened when she falls in love with the wrong man. Can our favorite villain get her head out of the clouds and her legs back together before she loses everything? An outrageously salacious satire sure to appeal to y our “guilty pleasure” funnybone! Includes the BOMB QUEEN VS. BLACKLIGHT ONE-SHOT!

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HIDING IN TIME #1 (of 4)
story CHRISTOPHER E. LONG
art & cover by RYAN WINN

32 PAGES, FC, $3.50

In the near future, the Witness Protection Program will relocate people throughout time to ensure their safety. But when hired assassins begin finding and killing them, Nathan Crew – a simple technician in the now-defunct Time Portal Division of the WPP – is forced to travel back in time to try and stop the atrocities!

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DUST #1 (of 2)
story mink & PAOLO PARENTE
art & covers PAOLO PARENTE

32 PAGES, FC, $3.99

It’s THE DIRTY DOZEN versus robots, zombies and more! Jump into battle as the Allies and the Sino-Soviet Union join forces to fight the evil Axis; a powerful group (Germany, Japan and Africa) whose plans to dominate the world are bolstered by their amazing weapons – built using alien technology taken from a crashed space ship.

Paolo Parente and mink have created a seamless blend of historical events and cutting edge Sci-Fi to bring you DUST – a groundbreaking World War II adventure!

Writer mink is a feature film and MTV music video director who has worked with Snoop Dogg, Slum Village, Sheryl Crow and many more. Parente’s art style was molded in the fashion world as Versace’s lead illustrator, before turning his skills towards graphic novel covers, World of Warcraft art, Magic the Gathering trading cards & toy design.

MTV VIDEO DIRECTOR, mink LOOKS TO CONQUER COMICS WITH THIS SURREALISTIC SCI-FI MASTERPIECE!

This book will ship with a 1-for-10 variant cover by Paolo Parente.

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AMERICA JR, VOL. 1 TP
story NICK CAPETANAKIS & TODD LIVINGSTON
art & cover BRENDON & BRIAN FRAIM

96 PAGES, BW, $9.99

When a tiny U.S. town becomes an independent country, its clueless citizens decide to model their new nation after America – with hilarious results! This collection of the first 150 strips of the popular webcomic includes pin-ups by special guest artists, exclusive never-before-seen strips and an Introduction by GREGORY ITZIN (President Logan on the TV series “24.”)

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The Author

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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1 Comment

  1. quelonio
    July 20, 2007 at 5:24 pm — Reply

    The introduction scene of Dust, the one with the drunk captain, reminds me of Apocalypse Now.

    Bring the shower-fanservice sequence!

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