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Top Cow has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in October 2009.

Witchblade131_classified_B.jpgWitchblade131_classified_AC.jpgWitchblade #131
“A New Beginning”
(W) Ron Marz        (A) Stjepan Sejic      (Cov) Sejic, Chris Bachalo, John Tyler Christopher

A new status quo begins here!
Emerging from the ashes of “War of the Witchblades”, the new Witchblade bearer must struggle to adjust to her new responsibility with the reunified gauntlet. But will the gauntlet allow her a moment of respite in the wake of war and loss?
Featuring a cover by regular artist Sejic and two additional variant covers by Chris Bachalo (Amazing Spider-Man) and newcomer John Tyler Christopher!

Cover A – Stjepan Sejic
Cover B – Chris Bachalo
Cover C – John Tyler Christopher

Full Color        32 pages        $2.99      ongoing series

Expected Ship Date – September 9th, 2009

Witchblade “War of the Witchblades” Reader Set
(W) Ron Marz    (A) Stjepan Sejic    (Cov) Various

Catch up on the storyline that had everyone buzzing with this handy reader set that includes all six issues of “War of the Witchblades” (#125-130)! Quantities are limited, allocations may occur.

Full Color    $12.99        Set (x 6 Comics)

PilotSeasonDeclassified.jpgPilot Season: Declassified
(W) Robert Kirkman    (A) Marc Silvestri      (Cov) Marc Silvestri

From the creative minds of Image partners Robert Kirkman & Marc Silvestri!
The most exciting year of Pilot Season begins next month, but thanks to an inside source at Top Cow HQ, fans can find out the secrets behind inception of the five new properties from Kirkman and Silvestri! Pilot Season: Declassified is filled with top secret design sketches, documents, along with trailer pages from the five properties. And the best part is the fans will determine the winning property!

Full Color        32 pages        $1.00      pilot issue

Expected Ship Date – October 7th, 2009

TKFL_SDCC09_stampled_pg001COV.jpgTracker: First Look San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive
(W) Jonathan Lincoln        (A) Francis Tsai        (Cov) Francis Tsai

The first property from Top Cow and Heroes & Villains Entertainment is here! Enter a world of werewolves and serial killers unlike anything you’ve seen before. This limited First Look was previously available only at San Diego Comic-Con.

Full Color    32 pages    $2.99        Convention Exclusive

BZ_004_COV_Keown(color).jpgBerserker #4
(W) Rick Loverd    (A) Jeremy Haun    (Cov) Dale Keown, Jeremy Haun

The bone-crushing new series produced by Heroes star Milo Ventimiglia and DiVide Pictures continues this month!
Both Aaron and Farris have been courted, hunted and manipulated by Midgard and Asgaard since they manifested their powers. But have they been pushed too far? And what path have they chosen?
Featuring variant covers by series artist Jeremy Haun (Battle for the Cowl: Arkham Asylum) and Dale Keown (The Darkness/Pitt).

Cover A – Dale Keown
Cover B – Jeremy Haun

Full Color        32 pages        $2.99      ongoing series

Expected Ship Date – October 14th, 2009

Recommended for Mature Readers

BZ002_COVD_stamped.jpgBerserker#2 Keown “Rage” Edition
(W) Rick Loverd    (A) Jeremy Haun        (Cov) Dale Keown

Get this limited edition variant cover previously available only at San Diego Comic-Con by Dale Keown. Quantities are limited, allocations may occur.

Full Color    32 pages    $10.00    Convention Exclusive

CFHK4_COV_KR.jpgCyberforce/Hunter-Killer #4 (of 5)
(W) Mark Waid    (A) Kenneth Rocafort        (Cov) Rocafort, Joe Benitez

The conflict between the Cyberforce and Hunter-Killer teams against Morningstar and Cyberdata comes to a boiling point! But can the two teams trust each other long enough to survive the encounter?
Featuring a cover by series artist Rocafort as well as a variant cover by Joe Benitez (Soulfire).

Cover A – Kenneth Rocafort
Cover B – Joe Benitez

Full Color        32 pages        $2.99      limited series

Expected Ship Date – October 21st, 2009

CFHK001_COVS_Page_06.jpgCyberforce/Hunter-Killer #1 Rocafort San Diego Variant Cover
(W) Mark Waid    (A) Kenneth Rocafort        (Cov) Rocafort

Get this limited edition variant cover previously available only at San Diego Comic-Con by series artist Kenneth Rocafort. Quantities are limited, allocations may occur.

Full Color    32 pages    $10.00    Convention Exclusive

DKPT003000COV.jpgThe Darkness/Pitt #3 (of 3)
(W) Paul Jenkins    (A) Dale Keown    (Cov) Keown, Eric Basaldua

Jackie Estacado, Timmy and Pitt are forced into a final showdown with The Infected and their Leader! But when The Infected display previously unrevealed powers, will the two anti-heroes be able to triumph?
Featuring two covers, one by series artist Keown and a variant cover by Eric Basaldua (Witchblade Annual 2009).

Cover A – Dale Keown
Cover B – Eric Basaldua

Full Color        32 pages        $2.99      limited series

Expected Ship Date – October 21st, 2009

WB128_interiors_Page_03.jpgWitchblade #128 Sejic San Diego Variant Cover
(W) Ron Marz        (A) Stjepan Sejic    (Cov) Sejic

Get this limited edition variant cover by series artist Stjepan Sejic previously available only at San Diego Comic-Con. Quantities are limited, allocations may occur.

Full Color    32 pages    $10.00    Convention Exclusive

The Darkness Accursed Volume 3 Trade Paperback
(W) Phil Hester        (A) Michael Broussard, Nelson Blake II, Jorge Lucas, & Michael Avon Oeming        (Cov) Michael Broussard & Steve Firchow

A depowered Jackie Estacado, the current bearer of The Darkness, comes under the thumb of an ancient demon lord who calls himself, The Sovereign. Forced to collects old debts for The Sovereign, Jackie is pushed to the brink of his questionable moral limits.
Collects The Darkness #76-79 plus The Darkness: Lodbrok’s Hand, a cover gallery and plenty of bonus materials.

Full Color        160 pages        $12.99        trade paperback

Expected Ship Date – October 28th, 2009

TCB_preview_stamped_Page_01.jpgTop Cow Bible Trade Paperback
(W) Scott Newman, Bryan Rountree, & Jennifer Chow    (A) Marc Silvestri, Dale Keown, Stjepan Sejic, Kenneth Rocafort, and many, many more        (Cov) Marc Silvestri & Top Cow’s Finest

The Top Cow Universe and its library of properties is one of the most intricate and varied in comics today. The Top Cow Bible is a comprehensive collection listing all of Top Cow’s properties and key characters. The volume includes profiles, first appearances, key creators, trivia, and a top-secret “In Development” section.
Previously only available at San Diego Comic-Con, this is a MUST HAVE for all die hard Top Cow fans!

Full Color        176 pages        $19.99        soft cover

Expected Ship Date – October 7th, 2009

Art of Top Cow HC San Diego Variant Edition
(A) Top Cow’s Finest        (Cov) Marc Silvestri & Steve Firchow

Get this limited edition variant hard cover previously available only at San Diego Comic-Con. Featuring a variant dust jacket and exclusive lithograph. Quantities are limited, allocations may occur.

Full Color    320 pages    $60.00    Convention Exclusiv

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1 Comment

  1. Mike Keller
    August 5, 2009 at 9:56 am — Reply

    I LOVE Chris Bachalo’s take on the old ‘Coppertone’ ads with Witchblade #131. Cant wait to see the rest of it.

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