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Radical Publishing has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in November 2008.   Take the jump for the short list.

CITY OF DUST: A PHILIP KHROME STORY #2
Writer STEVE NILES
Artist and Colorist ZID
Letterer CHRIS ELIOPOULOS

28 pages, FC, November, $2.99
4 Covers

The discovery of a child’s storybook puts Khrome at the center of a citywide crackdown on imagination crimes. While detective Khrome bears the weight of suspicion, another grizzly murder is committed and a secret truth is revealed, a truth that will shatter the fragile peace of this estranged societ.
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FREEDOM FORMULA: GHOST OF THE WASTELAND #4
Writer EDMUND SHERN
Artist CHRIS JOHNSON
Colorist IMAGINARY FRIENDS STUDIOS
Letterer STANLEY ONG

28 pages, FC, November, $2.99
2 Covers

Zee realizes that his entire life has been a lie and he must face the one man who holds the answers, the very man who wants him dead, Daedalus. As the surviving street racers try to pick up the pieces following a brutal attack, the true identity of the Corporation’s spy is revealed.

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RADICAL BOOKS

Hercules_Bookcover.jpgHERCULES: THE THRACIAN WARS HARDCOVER
Writer STEVE MOORE
Artist ADMIRA WIJAYA
Colors by IMAGINARY FRIENDS STUDIOS and SIXTH CREATION
Letterer TODD KLEIN

Page Count: 144
Format: Hardcover, Full Color

Collecting the 5 issue miniseries, that is being produced by Peter Berg’s production company Film 44 and has Newsarama’s Best Shots saying “I can’t recommend this book enough”, along with character renderings and covers by Jim Steranko, George Pratt, Arthur Suydam, John Bolton, Clint Langley, Stjepan Sejic, Greg Broadmore of Weta Workshop, Imaginary Friends Studios and more.

The King of Thrace has hired Hercules and his mercenaries to train his men to become the greatest army of all time. Hercules does not question King Cotys’ motives until he takes his army out to battle and sees them practice on the innocent men, women and children of their neighbors. Deep in his soul something stirs, but is it enough to stop a mad king and his army of the damned from marching across Greece or even Olympus itself?

Caliber_Bkcover.jpgCALIBER: FIRST CANON OF JUSTICE HARDCOVER
Writer SAM SARKAR
Artist GARRIE GASTONNY
Colorist IMAGINARY FRIENDS STUDIOS
Letterer ANNIE PARKHOUSE

Page Count: 144
Format: Hardcover, Full Color

The hit series, that is being produced and directed for film by John Woo (Red Cliff, Mission Impossible 2) and has Ain’t It Cool News declaring “This fantastical western is yet another powerful debut from Radical Publishing”, is finally collected in a hardcover format. Included with the 5 issue miniseries are character renderings and covers provided by Luis Royo, Greg Ruth, Tomm Coker, Dave Wilkins, Stanley “Artgerm” Lau, and more.

The Arthurian Legend of Excalibur is reborn in the old Pacific Northwest. A world in which Shamans replace Wizards, gunfighters walk where knights once stood, and in which a mystical gun will change the world in place of the sword of legend. It is here that Caliber is revealed as a tattooed six gun imbued with supernatural power. A land where lawlessness runs rampant and Arthur will have his chance to set balance to the scales of justice.

OFFERED AGAIN

MATEKI_COVER.jpgYOSHITAKA AMANO’S MATEKI: THE MAGIC FLUTE
Writer YOSHITAKA AMANO
Artwork by YOSHITAKA AMANO’S
English adaptation by EDMUND SHERN

Price: $29.95 (C:32.99)
Page count: 128 pages
Format: Hardcover, Full Color

Radical Books is proud to present Yoshitaka Amano’s masterful and unique interpretation of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Mateki is a beautiful and dark tale of a young man who must put away his flute and become a warrior to save his lover from the lord of darkness. Celebrated Japanese painter, Amano is world renown for his work on Vampire Hunter D, Final Fantasy, and  Neil Gaiman’s Sandman: The Dream Hunters.

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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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