Here’s our second installment of Image Comic Sneak Peeks of the week. In this sneak, Dynamo 5, Killing Girl trade, The Ride Volume II trade, and the Safest Place graphic novel.
DYNAMO 5, VOL. 2: MOMENTS OF TRUTH TP
story JAY FAERBER, art & cover MAHMUD A. ASRAR & RON RILEY
140 PAGES, FC, $14.99
As the Dynamo 5 teamâ€™s personal lives begin to overlap with their super-hero adventures, some of their deadliest enemies decide to join forces, which may spell doom for Imageâ€™s newest super-team!
Collects DYNAMO 5 #8-13
KILLING GIRL, VOL. 1: A SISTERâ€™S LOVE TP
story GLEN BRUNSWICK, art FRANK ESPINOSA & TOBY CYPRESS, cover TOBY CYPRESS
148 PAGES, FC, $14.99
What if the Mafia had its own Secret Service? Sara doesn’t remember her name. What she does know is that she traded away mystery as a former prostitute and became a world-class killing machine. When a routine hit goes sour, Sara makes a shocking discovery: Suppressed memories, haunted her since childhood, are in fact true! And her real family, presumed dead, may actually be alive.
The collection includes an “Art of Killing Girl” section with unseen art from both of the book’s illustrators.
Collects KILLING GIRL #1-5
THE RIDE, VOL. II TP
story by DOUG WAGNER, art & cover by BRIAN STELFREEZE
152 PAGES, BW with color gallery, $15.99
Bullets, babes and a bad-ass car! Since 2004 THE RIDE has featured a line-up of the best and most respected talent in the industry. The second volume of this critically acclaimed series tightens its focus on fan-favorite teen-assassin LACI! Brought to you by the creative team of artist Brian Stelfreeze (BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT) and writer Doug Wagner, THE RIDE Volume II trade includes the long-awaited collection of the smash-hit series GUN CANDY and the explosive action film on paper, DIE VALKYRIE! Featuring a color cover gallery, never-before-seen pin-ups by Stelfreeze, and much, much more!
Collects THE RIDE: DIE VALKYRIE #1-3 and GUN CANDY #1-2
THE SAFEST PLACE OGN
story STEVEN GRANT & VICTOR RICHES, art & cover TOM MANDRAKE
112 PAGES, BW, $12.99
War photographer Matthew Castle suffered a brutal event in his past, closing him off emotionally, but granting him a special gift: He cannot feel physical pain.
Allied with a beautiful but secretive news reporter, Matthew uses his unique ability to track down the kidnapped daughter of a wealthy San Francisco family. Forced to confront his past, not only is the kidnapped childâ€™s safety at stake, but Matthewâ€™s sanity as well. Featuring art by Tom Mandrake (THE SPECTRE) and a story by Victor Riches and Steven Grant (THE PUNISHER).
‘THE SAFEST PLACE’ is a hard-edged, modern-day mystery that will pull you across the globe, riding shotgun with a war photographer who’s sucked into the world he’s only photographed. – Geoff Johns