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Image Comics has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in November 2009.  Take the jump for a look at Image United, a new look for Invincible, and a lot more.

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IMAGE UNITED #1 (of 6) – GEM OF THE MONTH
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art ERIK LARSEN, ROB LIEFELD, TODD McFARLANE, WHILCE PORTACIO, MARC SILVESTRI & JIM VALENTINO
covers ERIK LARSEN, ROB LIEFELD, TODD McFARLANE, WHILCE PORTACIO, MARC SILVESTRI & JIM VALENTINO

NOVEMBER 25
32 PAGES / FC
$3.99

THE CROSSOVER EVENT OF THE CENTURY IS HERE!
The heroes of the Image Universe are united in order to fight the greatest threat the world as ever faced!  You can’t miss this historic event as the original Image Founders draw all the characters they made history with.  Each page is an amazing jam piece – it’s a story told in a way never before attempted in comics!

Haunt2_previews.jpgHAUNT #2
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art GREG CAPULLO, RYAN OTTLEY & TODD McFARLANE
covers TODD MCFARLANE & RYAN OTTLEY

NOVEMBER 4
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99

MCFARLANE & KIRKMAN’S HAUNT CONTINUES!
Daniel Kilgore is pulled deeper into his estranged brother Kurt’s secret life of murder and espionage.  Still haunted by Kurt’s ghost, Daniel tries to figure out the secrets of HAUNT and his new abilities–all the while, protecting the people around him from the assassins who murdered his brother and set this whole story in motion.

Haunt1_CollEd.jpgHAUNT #1 COLLECTOR’S EDITION
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art GREG CAPULLO, RYAN OTTLEY & TODD McFARLANE
cover TODD McFARLANE

NOVEMBER 4
32 PAGES / FC
$10.00

S&N EDITION LIMITED TO 100 COPIES $25.00

This ultra-rare special edition of HAUNT #1 is limited to 3000 copies and will feature an exclusive cover with a gold-foil embossed logo.  Don’t miss the opportunity to own this rare collectable comic commemorating the debut of Todd McFarlane and Robert Kirkman’s new creation.

existence3_cov01.jpgEXISTENCE 3.0 #1 (of 4)
story NICK SPENCER
art & cover RON SALAS

NOVEMBER 18
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50

The sequel to the critically acclaimed surprise hit of the summer, EXISTENCE 2.0, begins here! Sly’s consciousness transfer technology has fallen into the wrong hands, and its new owners are on the hunt for the only living prototype! And as these new threats emerge, some familiar faces return and pose some intriguing challenges of their own.
DON’T MISS THE FOLLOW UP TO WHAT G4’S BLAIR BUTLER CALLED “THE WANTED OF 2009!”

artofgreghorn_hc_cov.jpgCOVER STORIES: THE ART OF GREG HORN VOL. 2 HC
art & cover GREG HORN

NOVEMBER 11
144 PAGES / FC
$39.99

Over the last 10 years, Greg Horn has established himself as one of the premier digital painters in comics, creating some of the most memorable covers and images of characters such as Elektra, Emma Frost, She-Hulk, and Ms Marvel.  This brand new art book is a visually stunning collection of the artist’s most recent work for Marvel, Image, and DC – as well as his best illustrations in advertising and video games. Don’t miss this opportunity to own this beautiful collection of all-new material.

pta_night_cover.jpgPTA NIGHT HC
story JEREMY R. SCOTT
art & cover JEREMY R. SCOTT

NOVEMBER 4
32 PAGES / FC
$12.99
It’s the creepiest PTA Night ever when the lunch lady’s soup comes alive, the janitor turns into a werewolf, and the old graveyard that the school was built over brings the dead back to life! More humorous than frightening—a treat for kids of all ages!
SILVERLINE BOOKS’ FIRST WORDLESS PICTURE BOOK, A STORY TOLD COMPLETELY THROUGH ILLUSTRATIONS!

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invincible_library_vol2.jpgTHE COMPLETE INVINCIBLE LIBRARY, VOL. 2 HC
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover RYAN OTTLEY & BILL CRABTREE

NOVEMBER 25
688 PAGES / FC
$125.00

S&N EDITION LIMITED TO 150 COPIES $175.00

Collecting the INVINCIBLE ULTIMATE COLLECTION Vol. 3-4 into one massive slipcased volume just in time for Christmas!  Almost 700 pages of pure INVINCIBLE goodness.  This is a can’t-miss for any INVINCIBLE fan and a perfect addition to any reinforced, sturdy bookshelf.

COLLECTS INVINCIBLE #25-47

SpawnOrigins1_DLX_previews.jpgSPAWN ORIGINS COLLECTION: DELUXE EDITION VOL. 1 HC
story TODD McFARLANE, ALAN MOORE, FRANK MILLER, GRANT MORRISON, TOM ORZECHOWSKI, ANDREW GROSSBERG
art TODD McFARLANE, GREG CAPULLO & MARC SILVESTRI

NOVEMBER 18
620 PAGES/ FC
$100.00

S&N EDITION LIMITED TO 150 COPIES $150.00

THE DEFINITIVE SPAWN COLLECTION IS HERE!
Featuring the stories and artwork (by TODD McFARLANE himself) that laid the groundwork for the most successful independent comic book ever published, THE SPAWN ORIGINS COLLECTION: DELUXE EDITION VOL. 1 HARDCOVER includes the classic SPAWN stories written by ALAN MOORE, FRANK MILLER and GRANT MORRISON in one massive slipcase volume!

Collects SPAWN #1-25

ikillgiants_titan_hc.jpgI KILL GIANTS TITAN EDITION HC
story JOE KELLY
art & cover JM KEN NIIMURA

NOVEMBER 18
300 PAGES / BW
$39.99

S&N EDITION LIMITED TO 150 COPIES $50.00

Barbara Thorson, a girl battling monsters both real and imagined, kicks butt, takes names, and faces her greatest fear in the bittersweet coming-of-age story called “Best Indy Book of 2008” by IGN.  AICN says “…a great mini full of eccentricity, humor and humanity that I not only highly recommend, but hope to see get some well-deserved attention come Eisner time.” This is a LIMITED EDITION OVERSIZED PRINTING and will not be printed again.
Collects I KILL GIANTS #1-7, plus the original script for issue #1, pin up gallery, back up material and more!

chew_vol1_tpb.jpgCHEW, VOL. 1: TASTER’S CHOICE TP
story JOHN LAYMAN
art & cover ROB GUILLORY

NOVEMBER 25
128 PAGES / FC
$9.99

Tony Chu is a detective with a secret. A weird secret. Tony Chu is Cibopathic, which means he gets psychic impressions from whatever he eats. It also means he’s a hell of a detective, as long as he doesn’t mind nibbling on the corpse of a murder victim to figure out whodunit, and why. He’s been brought on  by the Special Crimes Division of the FDA, the most powerful law enforcement agency on the planet, to investigate their strangest, sickest, and most bizarre cases.
Collects CHEW #1-5

SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE!

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

dead@17ultimatecov.jpgDEAD @17 ULTIMATE EDITION TP (new printing)
story JOSH HOWARD
art & cover JOSH HOWARD

NOVEMBER 4
408 PAGES, FC
$24.99

BACK IN PRINT!
When 17-year-old Nara Kilday is murdered at the hands of a demonic cult, the quiet suburb of Darlington Hills is turned upside down. But when Nara inexplicably returns from the dead, what seems like a miracle at first may in fact spell the end for mankind. This volume collects the entire DEAD @17 saga – what Comic Shop News calls “one of the most thought-provoking character-driven horror tales in years.”

Collects DEAD @17, DEAD @17: BLOOD OF SAINTS, DEAD @17: REVOLUTION and DEAD @17: THE 13th BROTHER

FANTASTICcover2.jpgTHE FANTASTIC WORLDS OF FRAZETTA, VOL. 2 HC
story JAY FOTOS, MARK KIDWELL, JOSHUA ORTEGA & CHRIS RYALL
art TIM VIGIL, JOSH MEDORS, NAT JONES, JOHN CBOINS & JAY FOTOS
cover FRANK FRAZETTA

NOVEMBER 11
178 PAGES / FC
$29.99

Journey to the fantastic worlds of Frank Frazetta in this oversized, limited-edition hardcover that collects four epic Frazetta-inspired tales!

Enter a distant world in MOON MAID, as a sheltered young woman finds herself torn between good, evil, and her destiny. Take a trip to the past in NEANDERTHAL, a tale of prehistoric life fraught with danger at every turn, while FREEDOM is a classic western set in Deadwood three months after the murder of Wild Bill Hickock! Return to the Land of Iparsia in SORCERER, an essential story of the Frazettaverse set 900 years before the epic “Shadows of Mirahan” storyline from FRANK FRAZETTA’S DEATH DEALER.

Also featuring new, never-before-seen bonus material gallery, this second volume of the FANTASTIC WORLDS OF FRAZETTA is a must-have for any fan of epic fantasy, high adventure and horror!

LM_book2.jpgLIBERTY MEADOWS, VOL. 2: CREATURE COMFORTS TP
story FRANK CHO
art / cover FRANK CHO

NOVEMBER 4
144 PAGES / BW
$14.99

BACK IN PRINT!
Collecting nine more issues of the award winning and totally uncensored Liberty Meadows. Also featuring cover galleries and sketch galleries, and an introduction by SCOTT KURTZ.
Collects LIBERTY MEADOWS #10-18

ministry_of_space_tpb.jpgMINISTRY OF SPACE TP (new printing)
written WARREN ELLIS 
art & cover CHRIS WESTON & LAURA MARTIN

NOVEMBER 4
96 PAGES / FC
$12.99

BACK IN PRINT!
This is the story of how we could have gone to space.  Maybe how we should have gone to space.  This is the story of the Ministry of Space. The black budget that financed the move into space.  The deaths of the test pilots, taken from the surviving Spitfire flyers of the Battle of Britain. And in 2000, the end of the Golden Age, as America and Russia begin moving into space.  The secret revealed, and the destruction of a man who sacrificed himself for the Ministry of Space. Plus, a sketchbook section by CHRIS WESTON and an all-new appendix by WARREN ELLIS revealing the facts behind the fiction!

Collects MINISTRY OF SPACE #1-3

noblecauses_vol9.jpgNOBLE CAUSES, VOL. 9: FIVE YEARS LATER TP
story JAY FAERBER
art YILDIRAY CINAR
cover YILDIRAY CINAR & RON RILEY

NOVEMBER 25
136 pages / FC
$14.99

Jump ahead five years in the lives of the Noble family! Doc Noble has rededicated the Noble family to be the world’s preeminent super-heroes, but even as they take a more pro-active approach to fighting crime on a global scale, they still harbor dark secrets and hidden agendas.

Collects NOBLE CAUSES #32-36

scud_tp.jpgSCUD THE DISPOSABLE ASSASSIN: THE WHOLE SHEBANG! TP (new printing)
story  ROB SCHRAB, DAN HARMON & MONDY CARTER
art & cover ROB SCHRAB

NOVEMBER 4
764 PAGES / BW
$29.99

BACK IN PRINT!
Scud is programmed to destroy a basement monster but he will self destruct if he does, so the robotic assassin puts the wounded creature on life support and becomes a freelance assassin to pay for the hospital bills.

Collects SCUD # 1-24, plus the super-sweet one-shot DRYWALL: UNZIPPED

walkingdead_book4_cov.jpgTHE WALKING DEAD BOOK 4 HC (new printing)
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

NOVEMBER 4
304 PAGES / BW
$29.99

BACK IN PRINT!
This hardcover features another 12 issues of the hit series along with the covers for the issues all in one oversized hardcover volume.  Perfect for long time fans, new readers, and anyone interested in reading a zombie movie on paper that never ends.

Collects THE WALKING DEAD #37-48

wolfman_cov21.jpgTHE ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN #21
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover JASON HOWARD

NOVEMBER 25
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99

His grand plans for a Vampire ruled utopia are but a distant memory.  Zechariah has been beaten, caged and left to rot.  But this vampire has been around too long to give up now.  Wolf-Man, beware!  Now is a time for REVENGE!

bombqueen6_cov03.jpgBOMB QUEEN VI #2 (of 4)
story JIMMIE ROBINSON
art & cover JIMMIE ROBINSON

NOVEMBER 25
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50

“OH, BOMB AH!” Part Three
President Obama scrambles to prove his innocence when the evil Bomb Queen alleges he is the father of her unborn child. But while Obama is on the defense, the Queen uses her charm offense against the White House on America’s scandal-hungry media.

ALL CHARACTERS ARE ENTIRELY FICTIONAL…EVEN THE REAL ONES!

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

CHEW-6-Cover.jpgCHEW #6
story JOHN LAYMAN
art & cover ROB GUILLORY

NOVEMBER 25
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99

“INTERNATIONAL FLAVOR,” Part One
Tony Chu’s jerk boss: Agent Chu, go eat that.
Tony Chu: That’s the grossest thing ever. I’m not gonna eat that.
Tony Chu’s new partner: I got an idea. We’re detectives, right? Lie to your boss, and let’s solve this old school – before your boss figures out you lied to him and makes you eat the grossest thing ever!

Presenting the first chapter of “International Flavor,” the globe-trotting second story arc in the inexplicably well-received comic about cops, crooks, cooks, cannibals and clairvoyants!

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

cowboyninjaviking_cov02.jpgCOWBOY NINJA VIKING #2
story AJ LIEBERMAN
art & cover RILEY ROSSMO

NOVEMBER 11
24 PAGES / FC
$3.50
Dr. Ghislain sends C.N.V and partner Sara Nix to Tokyo to track down rogue Triplet Yashitiko Ammo (P.G.O) and things go from bad to worse, starting with the fact that sticking C.N.V in economy class on a 18-hour flight to Japan is, in the history of bad ideas, right up there with Stalin, polyester, and Axe Body Spray.  Plus, we finally learn who the Scarf Guy is!
ALI VS. FRAZIER!  TYSON VS. HOLYFIELD!  COWBOY/NINJA/VIKING  VS. PIRATE/GLADIATOR/OCEANOGRAPHER!

darkkingdom3_previews.jpgDARK KINGDOM BOOK 3 (of 4)
story MARK KIDWELL
art TIM VIGIL & JAY FOTOS
covers FRANK FRAZETTA, TIM VIGIL & NAT JONES

NOVEMBER 11
32 PAGES / FC
$3.99

Amid the icy wastes of the Brumal Sea, Red Morden awakens on the hot sands of a tropical oasis in the shadow of a monster born of black magic and the twisting, tangled wall of evil that lies deep in the island’s jungle. There, in the heart of a growing darkness, Morden must pit his courage and his axe against beasts that walk as men, power mad wizards twisted by sorcery and the murderous, intoxicating singing of the vines. Following his quest for a mysterious talisman that will save his soul, Red Morden has come…to the Isle of Thorns!

elephantmen023b.jpgelephantmen023.jpgELEPHANTMEN #23
story RICHARD STARKINGS
art ANDRE SZYMANOWICZ
cover BOO COOK
variant cover GREG CAPULLO

NOVEMBER 18
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50

“DANGEROUS LIAISONS,” Part Eight
Why has Simm lured Vanity to Horn Tower? What deadly game is the MAPPO sleeper cell playing with Information Agents Ebony Hide and Hip Flask?

fallouttoyworks_cov03.jpgFALL OUT TOYWORKS #3 (of 5)
created by PETE WENTZ & DARREN ROMANELLI
story BRETT LEWIS
art SAMI BASRI, SUNNY GHO & IMAGINARY FRIENDS STUDIOS
cover STANLEY LAU

NOVEMBER 4
32 PAGES / FC
$3.99

“TIFFANY BLEWS,” Part 3: “BUT AREN’T ALL DREAMS INTERLUDES ANYWAY?”
The Toymaker saves Tiffany from the clutches of the Baron, and the pair escape the city to start a new life in Paris.   There an old scientist, Giraud, offers the hope that the pair can have their dreams fulfilled.  But for their dreams to become reality, a nightmare must be faced…

foureyes_cov04.jpgFOUR EYES #4 (RES)
story JOE KELLY
art & cover MAX FIUMARA & NESTOR PEREYRA

NOVEMBER 11
32 PAGES  / FC
$3.50

With his hands on a baby dragon, Enrico stands on the precipice of a new life. But is the cost too high to bear?

GMan_CC_cov04.jpgG-MAN: CAPE CRISIS #4 (of 5)
story CHRIS GIARRUSSO
art & cover CHRIS GIARRUSSO

NOVEMBER 11
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99

His magic cape in tatters, G-Man is left powerless and alone.  Will he be able to rejoin his friends and regain his powers, or will his enemies find him first?  It’s more action-packed laugh-out-loud kid super hero fun from Mini-Marvels creator CHRIS GIARRUSSO!

invincible_cov68.jpgINVINCIBLE #68
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover RYAN OTTLEY & FCO PLASCENCIA

NOVEMBER 18
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99

EVERYTHING IS DIFFERENT NOW!
We return to Earth after the brief space interlude involving Nolan and Allen the Alien… but is it the Earth we knew?!  What changes have taken place?  What has transpired in the time we were away?  Who is DINOSAURUS?!  This issue is a can’t-miss for long-time fans of Invincible and an excellent jumping-on point for people who have yet to dip their toes in the INVINCIBLE waters.

atom_rexplode_cov02.jpgINVINCIBLE PRESENTS: ATOM EVE & REX SPLODE #2 (of 3)
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art NATE BELLEGARDE & BILL CRABTREE
cover NATE BELLEGARDE & FCO PLASCENCIA

NOVEMBER 25
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99

Picking up right where the first ATOM EVE miniseries left off!  See the secret origin of Rex Splode!  See what shaped him into the man who tragically sacrificed himself in the Invincible War.  Witness his first meeting with Atom Eve and learn their stunning secret!

jerseygods_cov09.jpgJERSEY GODS #9
story GLEN BRUNSWICK
art DAN McDAID
cover MIKE ALLRED

NOVEMBER 11
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50

Has Barock’s father returned from his ten thousand year-old grave?  Did Zoe really trade away the Barneys warehouse sale for the secrets of Neboron?  On Earth, has Rushmore bit off more than he can chew with Hecticus, Queen Maya and Billy Dickens?  Can he manage to rescue Helius from their savage clutches, alone?

kingcity_cov04.jpgKING CITY #4
story BRANDON GRAHAM
art & cover BRANDON GRAHAM

NOVEMBER 25
32 PAGES / BW
$2.99

Critically acclaimed comics vet BRANDON GRAHAM’s epic saga continues!  Joe returns to the spy hotel Nowhere for a meeting with a mysterious woman with Bonita Applebum curves.  Time is running out for Pete as he desperately tries to keep the alien girl alive.  Also, man-eating dog pits!  Raaaah!

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

micetemplar02_cov05.jpgTHE MICE TEMPLAR: DESTINY #5
story BRYAN J.L. GLASS & MICHAEL AVON OEMING
art VICTOR SANTOS & VERONICA GANDINI
cover MICHAEL AVON OEMING
alternate cover VICTOR SANTOS & VERONICA GANDINI

NOVEMBER 11
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99

“AN ORDER DIVIDED”
When the Maeven Archers joined their brother Templar in civil war, their sisterhood suffered the same fate. Now Cassius is reunited with his lost love, Llochloraine, but must fight her jealous husband Ronan in a duel to the death. While, at a secret training camp that prepares the next generation of Templar and Maeven to overthrow the tyrant King Icarus, Karic puts his own prophesied destiny to a test that may cost his life.

OFFERED AGAIN:
MICE TEMPLAR SKETCHBOOK #1

Proof26-Cover.jpgPROOF #26
story ALEXANDER GRECIAN
art CHRIS GRINE
cover RILEY ROSSMO & CHRIS GRINE

NOVEMBER 18
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50

“BLUE FAIRY”
The baby fairy, Joy, travels across the habitat in search of his dead father. A special stand-alone story with art by guest illustrator Chris Grine.

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

savagedragon_cov154.jpgSAVAGE DRAGON #154
story ERIK LARSEN
art & cover ERIK LARSEN

NOVEMBER 4
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50

“TRANSFORMATIONS”
She-Dragon returns – like you’ve never seen her before. The mystery of Overlord deepens. And Dragon is back – or is he? Strange things have been happening in the city of Chicago and they’re not getting any less strange any time soon. The Dragon War is coming!

skypirates_cov03_previews.jpgSKY PIRATES OF NEO TERRA #3 (of 5)
story JOSH WAGNER
art & cover CAMILLA D’ERRICO

NOVEMBER 25
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99

This issue is Non-Stop action as Billy and the Pirate King clash over the Light Crystal. Wurl engages in a battle-to-the-death with an old rival, and Suma and Racket have to help fend off a Sky Pirates attack! Based on a game for Nintendo DS and Wii.

spawn198_previews.jpgSPAWN #198
story TODD MCFARLANE
art WHILCE PORTACIO
cover GREG CAPULLO & TODD MCFARLANE

NOVEMBER 25
32 PAGES / FC
$2.95

THE COUNTDOWN TO SPAWN #200 BEGINS HERE!
Spawn’s biggest, most menacing villain to date joins the cast of rogue characters in this month’s issue.  Jim discovers he wasn’t the only patient with secrets at St. Anthony’s and finds answers to his true identity in the last place he ever expected.

underground_cov03.jpgUNDERGROUND #3 (of 5)
story JEFF PARKER
art & cover STEVE LIEBER

NOVEMBER 18
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50

Wes and Seth run for their lives right into the true inhabitants of Stillwater Cave- thousands of them! Harden’s men keep coming, leaving no choice but to douse lights and hide with the bats. Back above ground people begin to realize that something has gone horribly wrong…

walkingdead_cov67.jpgTHE WALKING DEAD #67
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

NOVEMBER 11
32 PAGES / BW
$2.99

Finally, at long last… Eugene gives everyone the answers they’ve been waiting for.

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

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4 Comments

  1. August 20, 2009 at 1:02 pm — Reply

    Only Invincible could follow up one of the most brutal super hero events in recent memory with a fight against dinosaurs.

  2. August 20, 2009 at 2:03 pm — Reply

    And a RED dinosaur at that…

  3. August 20, 2009 at 2:16 pm — Reply

    And the way that dinosaur is breaking through the ground, one might think that red dino is from the underworld – a spawn of satan if you will.

  4. snw
    August 20, 2009 at 9:33 pm — Reply

    I need to read this again. Was awesome when I caught up with the story last year.

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