Markosia Titles for January 2008

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Markosia Publishing has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles shipping in January 2008.

kong-03-covA.jpgkong-03-covB_incentive.jpgKONG: KING OF SKULL ISLAND #3 (of 5)
Chuck Satterlee (writer)
Dan O’Connor (Art)
Kris Johnson (colors)
Sal Cipriano (letters)
Full Color
32 pages

Cover A – Joe DeVito
Cover B – Joe DeVito Sketch Incentive Cover
$3.99 / £2.00p DeVito Cover (Cover A)
1:10 RETAILER INCENTIVE: DEVITO SKETCH COVER (Cover B)

The tribal politics continue as STORYTELLER continues her yarn. Vincent gets stronger. Jack braces for more adventures as he struggles to make his way to Vincent…whom he is not sure is even alive. KONG comes out from under the shadow of his parents, only to be held captive as a result of the power struggle within the tribe. The legend of KONG: KING OF SKULL ISLAND is heating up during the 75th anniversary year for KONG, a worldwide icon!

hf-03-covA.jpghf-03-covB_incentive.jpgHOPE FALLS #3 (of 5)
Tony Lee (writer)
Dan Boultwood (art)
Szymon Kudranski (cover art)
Thomas Mauer (Letters)
Full Color
24 pages

$3.50 / £2.00p Cover A
Cover A – Kudranski
Cover B – Boultwood (Retailer Incentive cover)
1:10 RETAILER INCENTIVE COVER (BOULTWOOD)

“Prom Queen” – With one down and three to go, Helen visits an old boyfriend for a final dance. Meanwhile Michael discovers that there’s more to her death than they realized and the Voodoo Priest known as Papa digs up Helen’s mortal remains. Can Michael stop Helen from a battle she cannot win? And why does Papa visit her mother?

Mature Readers.

st-05-covA.jpgst-05-covB_Incentive.jpgSTARSHIP TROOPERS #5: Bad Blood (Part 1 of 4)
Cy Dethan (writer)
Paul Green (art)
Full Color
28 PP
Ongoing Monthly series

$3.50 / £2.00
COVER A: Paul GREEN
COVER B: Paul GREEN (Retailer Incentive Cover)
1:10 RETAILER INCENTIVE COVER (GREEN)

Starship Troopers returns in an explosion of Sex, Bugs and Rock ‘n Roll! An elite Pathfinder platoon storms the Arachnid-infested jungles of Farsteldt, where a savage ambush catapults them into a knife-edge First Contact situation. The Bug War just gained an unpredictable new player! Spectacular new story arc with newcomers Cy Dethan and Paul Green creating a stunning new look to the much-loved Troopers Universe!

TRADE PAPERBACKS O/A

mk-TPB-cover.jpgMIDNIGHT KISS – THE COLLECTED EDITION
Tony Lee (writer)
Ryan Stegman (art)
Kieran Oats (colors)
Full Colour
132 pages

FC – $16.95/£11.95

Collecting issues #1 to #4 and the never before printed #5 – with an introduction by Michael Moorcock!
The universe is shattered Multi-verses, with every dream a different world. And through those worlds walk Matt Sable and Nightmare De’Lacy, saving a human boy from a great evil. But is he normal – or the last of a breed? And how are they connected to the Land of Oz – and Jerry Cornelius? Believe in Faeries – before they kill you.

dm-TPB-cover.jpgDARK MISTS – COLLECTED EDITION
Annika Eade (writer)
Lee Garbett and Yishan Yi (art)
Full Colour
100 pages

$14.95 / £9.95

Kyoto, Japan. 1936. While a shroud of impending unrest hangs over Europe, in Japan the number of Yakuza members is close to outnumbering the Japanese army. In a government experiment, a group of geisha ladies are recruited to inform on the conversations they observe between the murderers and politicians. However, as untrained spies the geisha’s actions result in one of their member’s brutal and bloody murder.

Starship Troopers DMH TPB.jpgSTARSHIP TROOPERS – DEAD MAN’S HAND
Tony Lee (writer)
Neil Edwards (Art)
John Feeney (Inks)
Kieran Oats (colors)
Full Colour
100 pages

$14.95/£9.95p

Following the explosive ending to Blaze of Glory, Will Tanner and Tamari’s Tigers are back in action once more. But after corrupt Sergeant Lock vows revenge on Tanner, he finds himself the target of an assassin – and a friend pays the ultimate price. And at the end only one man will stand triumphant – but will it be Will? Collecting issues #1 to #4 of the hit miniseries.