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liquidcity_cover.jpgLIQUID CITY GN – GEM OF THE MONTH
by MIKE CAREY, SONNY LIEW, GERRY ALANGUILAN, LAT, JON FOSTER & others
cover SHELLY WAN

The full-color LIQUID CITY anthology brings together creators based mainly in South-east Asia, such as Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. From LEONG WAN KOK’s distinct post apocalyptic landscapes and alien creatures to LAT’s unique and charming take on Malaysian life, from MIKE CAREY’s meditation on colonialism to KEN FOO’s dark tales of regurgitations and bodily transformations, LIQUID CITY presents an edgy vision of lives in cities past, present and future.

NOVEMBER 5 • 312 PAGES • FC • $24.99

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bodybags_oneshot_coverc.jpgBODY BAGS: ONE SHOT (ONE-SHOT)
story JASON PEARSON
art & cover JASON PEARSON & DAVE STEWART

The wait is over!  The highly anticipated and much debated return of JASON PEARSON’s signature creation is here!

Mack takes a job that should be easy money, but leave it to his daughter Panda to screw it all to hell.  Trapped on top of a skyscraper, surrounded by dozens of well-armed men aiming for the kill…and our ‘heroes’ down to one last bullet.  The most exciting BODY BAGS story ever will definitely end with a bang!

NOVEMBER 26 • 48 PAGES • FC • $5.99

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Spawn186_cover.jpgSPAWN #186
story TODD McFARLANE & BRIAN HOLGUIN
art & cover WHILCE PORTACIO & TODD McFARLANE

Last issue, everything changed! The world of SPAWN was rocked by the most stunning moment in the series’ sixteen year history. And now, the mystery deepens… Sides are chosen and secrets are revealed… Experience SPAWN’s bold new direction with the all-star creative team of TODD McFARLANE, WHILCE PORTACIO and BRIAN HOLGUIN.

NOVEMBER 26 • 32 PAGES • FC • $2.95

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adventuresofspawn_cov02.jpgADVENTURES OF SPAWN #2
story JONATHAN DAVID GOFF
art KHARY RANDOLPH
cover GREG CAPULLO

“THE AWAKENING WAR”  THE CONCLUSION!
SPAWN.COM’s 2nd Web comic collected and in print for the very first time! Following the popular ADVENTURES OF SPAWN: DIRECTOR’S CUT, Issue 2 collects the second and final part of The Awakening War; also includes the bonus 22-page Phlebiac Brothers story featuring the mischievous minions finally escaping from limbo!

NOVEMBER 19 • 48 PAGES • FC • $5.99

douglas_houseofthey_cov.jpgDOUGLAS FREDERICKS AND THE HOUSE OF THEY TP
story JOE KELLY
art & cover BEN ROMAN

Douglas Fredericks is a kid on a mission. His parents’ 15th wedding anniversary is just  around the corner and he wants to create an extra-special present for them. However, his wild attempts at unique gifts are all shut down by his friends and neighbors, concerned that Douglas’s wild ideas go against what THEY say. But who are THEY? Why do THEY make the rules? And why does everyone listen to THEY?

NOVEMBER 26 • 80 PAGES • FC • $12.99

madman_atomic_cov14.jpgMADMAN ATOMIC COMICS #14
Story & art MICHAEL ALLRED, DARWYN COOKE & J.BONE
cover MICHAEL ALLRED, DARWYN COOKE & J.BONE

MADMAN ATOMIC COMICS reaches a new milestone as each issue will now contain self-contained adventures.  To mark this event, this issue will have two big stories including one from modern master, DARWYN COOKE (New Frontier/X-Force/The Spirit), and his extraordinary frequent collaborator, J.BONE (The New Frontier/ Mr. Gum one-shot/ The Spirit), in addition to another head-spinning yarn from MADMAN creator, MIKE ALLRED.  Big things are afoot and you won’t want to miss this dynamic barrier buster.  Robots, rayguns, mutants, monsters, and mad scientists all merge in the wonderful world of Snap City in one tale, while Frank “Madman” Einstein, and his girl, Joe, “think” they’re on a vacation at a theme park in the other.  Every issue of M.A.C. always promises big surprises and this issue is no different.  Jump on the MADMAN bullet train!

NOVEMBER 19 • 32 PAGES • FC • $3.50

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new_brighton-00-cover.jpgTHE NEW BRIGHTON ARCHEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OGN
story MARK ANDREW SMITH
art & cover MATTHEW WELDON

Out of the ashes of misfortune will rise the next generation of great adventurers! After their parents are lost on an archeological expedition, four children begin to unlock the secrets of their parents’ mysterious lives, discovering a hidden world of mystical artifacts, mythical creatures, and arcane knowledge. Soon they find themselves drawn into a conflict over a great library that has kept two kingdoms at war for centuries, the children must save an enchanted forest, the birthplace of magic itself. Join us as these children become the latest members of the fabled New Brighton Archeological Society, and take their first steps towards their true destiny!

NOVEMBER 19 • 152 PAGES • FC • $17.99

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hectorplasm_totentanz_cov.jpgHECTOR PLASM: TOTENTANZ (ONE-SHOT)
story BENITO CERENO
art & cover NATE BELLEGARDE

The creative team behind INVINCIBLE PRESENTS: ATOM EVE return to their original creation, a modern-day member of an ancient cult whose duties dictate that he roam the earth to protect the living from the dead…and occasionally to protect the dead from the living. It’s the follow-up to the book WIZARD MAGAZINE called one of the top 200 comics released during its publication history.

NOVEMBER 5 • 48 PAGES • FC • $5.99

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ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (ONE-SHOT)  (O/A)
story FÁBIO MOON & GABRIEL BÁ
art & cover FÁBIO MOON, GABRIEL BÁ, BRUNO D’ANGELO & KAKO
cover FÁBIO MOON

Romeo and Kelsie just want to go home, but life has other plans.  Strange things happen all around in a story about that music that follows you wherever you go.  When it comes to rock ‘n’ roll, you don’t have to understand what they’re saying to know what they’re talking about.

RE-PRESENTING THE FIRST WORK BY EISNER WINNERS FÁBIO MOON & GABRIEL BÁ!

NOVEMBER XX • 32 PAGES • BW • $3.50

amazingjoybuzz_vol2_cov.jpgTHE AMAZING JOY BUZZARDS, VOL. 2: MONSTER LOVE OGN
story MARK ANDREW SMITH
art & cover DAN HIPP

In the second volume of THE AMAZING JOY BUZZARDS’ graphic novel series, band manager Dalton finds himself on his way to a mental breakdown. He’s hot on the trail of a criminal organization known as the Spider Syndicate. This naturally leads to monsters riding vespas, the Buzzards rocking out at a mysterious Egyptian temple, werewolf tribes, and more! Amidst the mayhem, Gabe and Betty continue to get closer (isn’t that sweet?), and Biff happens upon nothing less than the secrets of the whole universe and life as we may or may not know it!

NOVEMBER 19 • 204 PAGES • FC • $19.99

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frazettaworlds_cover.jpgTHE FANTASTIC WORLDS OF FRANK FRAZETTA, VOL. 1 HC
story MARK KIDWELL, STEVE NILES, JOSHUA ORTEGA & RICK REMENDER
art PETER BERGTING, FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA, JOSH MEDORS & TIM VIGIL
cover FRANK FRAZETTA

This oversized (8.5×12”) hard cover edition collects four classic FRAZETTA-based tales. Enter the savage world in “Dark Kingdom” as Red Morgan conquers demons to avenge his family. America’s icon Teddy Roosevelt battles Mayan gods and Martians in “Creatures” to protect his country and the world. Enter “Swamp Demon” as the battle against good and evil wages on in the land of Iparsia, and two horror classics come toe to toe in “Dracula Meets the Wolfman!” All brought to life by some of the industries’ top creators, along with new, never-before printed bonus material.

NOVEMBER 12 • 176 PAGES • FC • $29.99

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godland_vol4_cov.jpgGØDLAND, VOL. 4: AMPLIFIED NOW TP
story JOE CASEY
art & cover TOM SCIOLI

Finally!  The stupendous and gripping climax of the Triad’s rampage on Earth!  The Eisner-nominated GØDLAND saga reaches a fever pitch in this fourth trade paperback collection, regaling you with the continuing exploits of Earth’s emissary to the cosmos: Commander Adam Archer.  The cold hand of death touches friends and foes alike, with the fate of the Earth at stake!  You can’t miss this one!  (and, yeah, Basil’s still sporting a woman’s body!)

COLLECTS GØDLAND ISSUES #19-24

NOVEMBER 12 • 152 PAGES • FC • $14.99

“I can’t recommend this book more highly to anyone out there with a brain, a sense of humor, and a taste for classic comic absurdity.” – Newsarama.com

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luchalibre_v1_cov.jpgLUCHE LIBRE, VOL. 1: HEROING’S A FULL-TIME JOB (TIPS APPRECIATED) TP
story JERRY FRISSEN
art BILL, FABIEN M, GOBI & OHM
cover BILL

It’s the first complete stories chronicling the wild adventures of the Luchadores Five, Tequila and Tikitis, collected for the first time! Also includes bonus behind-the-scenes artwork. It’s perfect way to sample the hilarious mix of superheroes and masked wrestling that received a 2008 Eisner Award nomination!

COLLECTS ISSUES 1-5

NOVEMBER 5 • 160 PAGES • FC • $14.99

DR. DESTRUCTION ORIGINAL VINYL FIGURE
design BILL, JERRY FRISSEN
sculpt SYTE R

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Yet another beautiful Designer Toy based on Image’s Lucha Libre comics: Dr. Destruction! The latest addition to Muttpop’s rotocast vinyl figure line. Comes with a removable cape, cigarette, cane and rotating head.  Approximately 8.25″ (21cm) tall.

NOVEMBER 5 • 8.25 INCHES • $60

perhapanauts_v3_cov.jpgTHE PERHAPANAUTS, VOL. 1: TRIANGLE TP
story TODD DEZAGO
art & cover CRAIG ROUSSEAU

Collecting this first incredible story arc from the highly-acclaimed new series, plus the much sought after annual! Includes all covers and pin-ups as well as a few small surprises!

COLLECTS ISSUES 1-5, PLUS ANNUAL 1

NOVEMBER 5 • 204 PAGES • FC • $17.99

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walkingdead_omnibus_vol2.jpgTHE WALKING DEAD OMNIBUS, VOL. 2 HC
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

This deluxe hardcover features the next 24 issues of the hit series along with the covers for the issues all in one massive, oversized slip-cased volume. Perfect for long time fans, new readers and anyone needing a heavy object with which to fend off the walking dead.  Strictly limited to a print run of 3000.

Collects THE WALKING DEAD #24-48

NOVEMBER 26 • 560 PAGES • BW • $100.00 S&N LTD ED $150.00

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THE COMPLETE INVINCIBLE LIBRARY  BOOK ONE HC

THE ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN #12
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover JASON HOWARD

As if The Astounding Wolf-Man didn’t already have enough to worry about–here comes TRIPLE THREAT!  Are they here to hurt him–or HELP him?  This issue sets the stage for the next dramatic arc in the life of Gary Hampton, The Astounding Wolf-Man!

NOVEMBER 19 • 32 PAGES • FC • $2.99

backtobrooklyn_cov03.jpgBACK TO BROOKLYN #3 (of 5)
story GARTH ENNIS & JIMMY PALMIOTTI
art & cover MIHAILIO VUKELIC

Churchill is hunting, Mr. Caproni is taking one for the team.  Maggie is losing it, as Bob finally tells us what drove him to turn his back on his brother and all his friends.  Once you read this issue, say goodbye to all the innocence you’ve had in you.  Nothing… and we mean nothing will ever be the same.

NOVEMBER 19 • 32 PAGES • FC • $2.99
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charlatanball_cov06.jpgCHARLATAN BALL #6
story JOE CASEY
art & cover ANDY SURIANO

ARE YOU READY TO RUUUUUMMMBLE?!
The main event is finally here – and Chuck Amok finds himself in one corner!  In the opposite corner: the badazz mofo known only as THUNK!  Two psycho-mages enter (well, one mage in this case)… but only one will leave!  The wackiness has all led to this – so don’t miss it!

NOVEMBER 19 • 24 PAGES • FC • $2.50

BALL TO THE WALL! WATCH THE PATSY FINALLY GET HIS ON!

dynamo5_cov19.jpgDYNAMO 5 #19
story JAY FAERBER
art & cover MAHMUD A. ASRAR & RON RILEY

Vigil’s true identity is revealed as the original Dynamo 5 team returns in the action-packed finale to the series’ third story arc.

NOVEMBER 26 • 32 PAGES • FC • $3.50

firebreather_cov07.jpgFIREBREATHER #7
story PHIL HESTER
art & cover ANDY KUHN

“HOLMGANG,” Part Two
Duncan comes up on the short end of a brutal reunion with a long-lost family member bent on wresting away Belloc’s inheritance. And while Duncan’s body is taking a beating, his heart isn’t faring much better when he’s entangled in a full blown love-traingle.

NOVEMBER 5 • 32 PAGES • FC • $2.99

foureyes_03.jpgFOUR EYES #3
story JOE KELLY
art & cover MAX FIUMARA

Enrico goes against the wishes of both his mother and brother and signs on to work for Boccioni…as bait on a dragon hunt. But when all hell breaks lose, the resourceful boy not only cheats fate, but earns a very special reward.

NOVEMBER 26 • 24 PAGES • FC • $3.50

ikillgiants_cov05.jpgI KILL GIANTS #5 (of 7)
story JOE KELLY
art & cover J. M. KEN NIIMURA

Death seems to loom everywhere as Barbara’s fantasy life takes a dark turn and she does everything she can to figure out why Coveleski has lost its powers. Meanwhile, the truth behind the ghoul upstairs is finally revealed, and it may all be too much for Barbara to bear.

NOVEMBER 12 • 24 PAGES • BW • $2.99

invincible_cov58.jpgINVINCIBLE #58
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover RYAN OTTLEY & FCO PLASCENCIA

Invincible and Atom Eve are finally together.  Young love… how interesting.

NOVEMBER 12 • 32 PAGES • FC • $2.99

JACK STAFF #22
story PAUL GRIST
art & cover PAUL GRIST

When the Muddy Man sets up home in Castletown, Helen Morgan has to bring the local heroes together to stop him.  Unfortunately the only thing the local heroes agree on is they don’t like Helen Morgan!

NOVEMBER 12 • 32 PAGES • FC • $3.50

luchalibre_cov06.jpgLUCHE LIBRE #6
story JERRY FRISSEN
art BILL, TANQUERELLE, FABIEN M, GOBI & WITKO
cover WITKO

Professor Furia, that vile, stinky, disgusting excuse for a human has forced us to publish a 10-page Furia story. Prepare to have your eyeballs violated! We also discover Poquito Furiosio’s younger days as a dancing disco king. And the Luchadores Five find themselves in the midst of a battle between the Surf Crew and Surf Creatures!

NOVEMBER 5 • 56 PAGES • FC • $6.99

noblecauses_cov40.jpgNOBLE CAUSES #40
story JAY FAERBER
art YILDIRAY CINAR & RYAN VERA
cover YILDIRAY CINAR &  RON RILEY

SERIES FINALE!
Race and Liz return as the long-running superhero saga comes to a close. We’ve saved the best surprises for last!

With a special wraparound cover featuring the entire series cast, past and present.

NOVEMBER 19 • 32 PAGES • FC • $3.50

proof_cov14.jpgPROOF #14
story ALEX GRECIAN
art & cover RILEY ROSSMO

Mi-Chen-Po has been manipulating Proof for 150 years. Who is he and what does he want? Plus, the origin of the golem is finally revealed and he’s not what you think he is!

NOVEMBER 26 • 32 PAGES • FC • $3.50

savagedragon_cov142.jpgSAVAGE DRAGON #142
story ERIK LARSEN
art & cover ERIK LARSEN

Fall From Grace. Following the shocking events from the previous few issues, the Dragon’s reputation goes straight into the crapper and the world unites against him!

NOVEMBER 26 • 32 PAGES • FC • $3.50

sword_cov13.jpgTHE SWORD #13
story JOSHUA LUNA
art & cover JONATHAN LUNA

His name is Knossos.  With the power to manipulate earth, he is one of the most powerful beings alive.  And he has only one weakness:  The Sword.  His first mistake was helping to create it.  Killing the mother of Dara Brighton, the Sword’s current wielder, may be his last.

NOVEMBER 12 • 32 PAGES • FC • $2.99

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walkingdead_cov57.jpgTHE WALKING DEAD #57
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

They continue down the road – and they are not alone.

NOVEMBER 26 • 32 PAGES • BW • $2.99

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2 Comments

  1. Maximus Rift
    August 22, 2008 at 6:06 pm — Reply

    Noble Causes is ending? I though is selling well.

  2. August 23, 2008 at 9:52 am — Reply

    I din’t see war heroes on there… Did I miss it?

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