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Papercutz has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in April 2009.  Take the jump for descriptions of Nancy Drew #17, Bionicle #5, and Tales from the Crypt #12.

nancydrew.jpgNANCY DREW Graphic Novel # 17:
“Night of the Living Chatchke”
By Stefan Petrucha & Sarah Kinney and Sho Murase

Part one of a special two-part tale! When the Girl Detective finds that mysterious artifacts have been vanishing, she does some sleuthing that leads her into a surprise: the ruins of a long-forgotten city filled with priceless ancient treasures that certain people will do anything to get!

Full-color paperback, 5” x 7 ½”, 96 pages, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-59707-143-7

Also in collector’s hardcover: $12.95, ISBN 978-1-59707-144-4

bionicle.jpgBIONICLE® Graphic Novel #5:
“The Battle of Voya Nui”
By Greg Farshtey and Stuart Sayger

The best-selling BIONICLE graphic novel series based on the hot LEGO® toys begins a new chapter with an exciting new look by artist Stuart Sayger. The island of Voya Nui holds a treasure with unlimited power: the Mask of Life. When the ruthless Piraka arrive on the island and enslave its inhabitants, all appears lost until six heroic Toa wash ashore. Their missio  n: to stop the Piraka   from obtaining the Mask of Life. The epic battle — written by Greg Farshtey, BIONICLE’s creator — will decide the fate of the entire BIONICLE universe.

Full-color paperback, 5” x 7 ½”, 96 pages, $7.95, ISBN:  978-1-59707-145-1

Also in collector’s hardcover: $12.95, ISBN: 978-1-59707-146-8

crypt.jpgTALES FROM THE CRYPT comic book #12
By David Gerrold, Rob Vollmar, Jim Salicrup, Robert Hack, Tim Smith 3, Rick Parker, and Steve Mannion

Scarier than TALES FROM THE CRYPT story is that real-life horror: the recession. So we’re proud to point out that every issue of TALES FROM THE CRYPT features 48 all-new, full-color pages, including TWO COMPLETE terror tales, for only $3.95! That’s right: for the same price that some comics publishers charge for only 22 to 24 pages of one piece of a continued story, Papercutz delivers over 40 pages of new comics! This issue features an all-new tale by famed Star Trek scribe David Gerrold — “Sales of a Deathman,” the story of a new Grim Reaper — that makes TALES FROM THE CRYPT your best horror comic value!

Full-color bi-monthly comic book, 48 pages, $3.95

via Papercutz

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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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