Image Comics dropped off another round of sneak peeks this week for titles arriving in store June 11, 2008. Take the jump for After the Cape, Charlatan Ball, Crawl Space: XXXombies trade, the long awaited Invincible #50, and Madman Atomic Comics.
If anything take a look at the layout of Madman Atomic Comics and tell me one continuous panel doesn’t make you go – whoa!
Keep your eyes on the site, as there may be another batch of previews coming your way later today or tomorrow.
AFTER THE CAPE II: ALL FALLS DOWN TPB
story HOWARD WONG & JIM VALENTINO, art & cover SERGIO CARRERA
112 PAGES, BW, $12.99
How far can one man fall? How long does it take before ones bad life choices reap their consequences? Just when he thought things couldn’t get any worse… they do! And Ethan Falls, former hero, loses the one thing that was more important to him than life itself.
Collecting the second hit miniseries AFTER THE CAPE II, plus tons of extras, this is a MUST-READ book!
Collects AFTER THE CAPE II #1-3
CHARLATAN BALL #1
story JOE CASEY, art & cover ANDY SURIANO
24 PAGES, FC, $2.50
WELCOME TO THE BALL!
Meet Chuck Amok, a down-and-out stage magician pumping the sleaze ‘n’ peanut circuit. When he and his trusty rabbit, Caesar, are transported to a reality where magic actually worksÃ¢â‚¬Â¦ Chuckâ€™s showbiz compulsions take on a whole new meaning. But why was this wayward chucker picked? Only the vile Demon Empty knows for sure! Take your comic book rulebook and tear it up, y’all! This is graphic fiction on shrooms, True Believer!
CRAWL SPACE, VOL. 1: XXXOMBIES TPB
story RICK REMENDER, TONY MOORE & KIERON DWYER, art & cover KIERON DWYER
96 PAGES, FC, $12.99
1977, with hopes of paying off his debit to a ruthless mob boss, sleazy porn producer Wong Hung Lau gathers a bevy of adult stars for a sequestered weekend of film making. However, when they emerge days later, they discover a zombie plague has overrun a now-quarantined Los Angeles.
Collects CRAWL SPACE #1-4
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES
story ROBERT KIRKMAN, art RYAN OTTLEY, CORY WALKER & BILL CRABTREE, cover RYAN OTTLEY & VAL STAPLES
48 PAGES, FC, $4.99
Itâ€™s all been building to this. After five long years, the best superhero comic book in the universe has reached its monumental FIFTIETH ISSUE! Invincible and Cecil Stedman face off and after this issue, nothing will ever be the same. Also in this issue, Science Dog returns in an all-new back-up story… and the ORIGIN OF CECIL STEDMAN!
MADMAN ATOMIC COMICS #9
story MICHAEL ALLRED, art & cover MICHAEL ALLRED & LAURA ALLRED
32 PAGES, FC, $2.99
An advanced Alien civilization has engineered a mind boggling secret headquarters in Snap City for Frank “Madman” Einstein and the surviving members of the Atomics Super Group. A celebratory party may be in the making, but something sinister is part of the new decor. Is it “curtains” for Frank and the gang? Haunt your local comic shop this march and be the first in line to find out.
if if they could only print this issue out on one long foldout, that would rock.