This weekâ€™s ephemera: Former Captain America Steve Rogers is STILL dead, but at least heâ€™s out of development hell! Itâ€™s night in Hyboriaâ€¦ do you know where your children are? And, cyborg versus cyborg in a no-holds barred chair-swinging extravaganza smackdown. Plus: all hell breaks loose, the pulps rise again, Archieâ€™s girlfriend gets a new paint job, andâ€¦ begun, this clone war has. Or, begun it will have been someday, this after which we are living now, or began, however that sentence did. Hmm.
Show Notes after the Jump!
Captain America Lands Director
Ratner in Final Negotiations for Conan
SCARLET VERONICA #1
By Moody, Ruggles, Barry & Greathouse.
When Veronica Gainsburrow died, all hell broke loose. Literally. Now her undead alter ego is all that stands between the forces of evil and the end of the world. Can she harness her new powers in time to stop this army of darkness? Horror has a Heroâ€”SCARLET VERONICA
SAVAGE DRAGON #140
story ERIK LARSEN
art & cover ERIK LARSEN
Spawn! Witchblade! Invincible! ShadowHawk! The Savage Dragon! Together, the world’s greatest heroes unite to face the greatest menace to even threaten this perilous planet! Dragon’s tour of the Image Universe comes to its cataclysmic conclusion in this awe-inspiring epic destined to shake the universe to its very foundation! Not for the squeamish!
KULL #1 Writer: Arvid Nelson
Penciller: Will Conrad
Colorist JosÃ© Villarrubia
Cover Artist: Andy Braseâ€¨More comfortable with a sword than a scepter, Kull has recently crowned himself king and seeks to unite the once-proud and powerful land of Valusia. Only Count Areyas stands between Kull and a reunified kingdom–and the obstinate Count waits patiently in his Iron Fortress, the land’s oldest and most formidable castle. Horrors lurk in the shadows of Kull’s newly won throne, and slithering foes stalk his every move. Arvid Nelson scripts this series, which will adapt Robert E. Howard’s story “The Shadow Kingdom,” with art by Will Conrad and JosÃ© Villarrubia.
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Robot Wars II
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Knights of the Old Republic: Commencement
Thousands of years before Luke Skywalker would destroy the Death Star in that fateful battle above Yavin 4, one lone Padawan would become a fugitive hunted by his own Masters, charged with murdering every one of his fellow Jedi-in-training!
From criminals hiding out in the treacherous under-city of the planet Taris, to a burly, mysterious droid recovered from the desolate landscape of a cratered moon, Padawan Zayne Carrick will find unexpected allies in his desperate race to clear his name before the unmerciful authorities enact swift retribution upon him!
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