Papercutz has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in April 2009.Â Take the jump for descriptions of Nancy Drew #17, Bionicle #5, and Tales from the Crypt #12.
NANCY DREW Graphic Novel # 17:
â€œNight of the Living Chatchkeâ€
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, 5â€ x 7 Â½â€, 96 pages, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-59707-143-7
Also in collectorâ€™s hardcover: $12.95, ISBN 978-1-59707-144-4
BIONICLEÂ® Graphic Novel #5:
â€œThe Battle of Voya Nuiâ€
By Greg Farshtey and Stuart Sayger
The best-selling BIONICLE graphic novel series based on the hot LEGOÂ® 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 missioÂ n: to stop the PirakaÂ Â from obtaining the Mask of Life. The epic battle — written by Greg Farshtey, BIONICLEâ€™s creator — will decide the fate of the entire BIONICLE universe.
Full-color paperback, 5â€ x 7 Â½â€, 96 pages, $7.95, ISBN:Â 978-1-59707-145-1
Also in collectorâ€™s hardcover: $12.95, ISBN: 978-1-59707-146-8
Scarier than TALES FROM THE CRYPT story is that real-life horror: the recession. So weâ€™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! Thatâ€™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 — â€œSales of a Deathman,â€ 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