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Boom! Studios sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of 28 Days Later #2, Poe #3, Swordsmith Assassin #2, Unthinkable #5, Caped trade paperback and Mr. Stuffins trade paperback, which arrive in stores on Wednesday September 16, 2009.

28 DAYS LATER #2
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Declan Shalvey
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Tim Bradstreet
COVER B: Sean Phillips

Diamond Code: JUL090752

The film that changed horror forever continues here! Selena and her new comrades struggle against the infected, the American presence in the UK…and themselves. Selena is a survivor but even she must give pause when the mission has her breaking into the land she fought so hard to get out of.

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POE #3
Written by J. Barton Mitchell
Drawn by Dean Kotz
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (3 of 4), SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Tim Bradstreet
COVER B: Sean Phillips

Diamond Code: JUL090753

He created Horror. Find out how horror created him… In this pulse-pounding issue Poe must rescue his brother and his brother’s wife from THE RED DEATH! But when THE RED DEATH offers to bring Poe’s wife Virginia back to life in exchange, will Poe make the right choice? Supernatural adventure for fans of books like HELLBOY!

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SWORDSMITH ASSASSIN #2
Written by Andrew Cosby, Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Ayhan Hayrula
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (2 of 4), SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Dennis Calero
COVER B: John Nofsinger

Diamond Code: JUL090750

Toshiro Ono has spent his life making the best swords that have ever been forged and selling them to the highest bidder. But when his family is killed by a blade of his own making… Toshiro will do whatever it takes to make sure none of his swords ever kill again. Andrew Cosby, creator of EUREKA, and Michael Alan Nelson, creator of HEXED, bring feudal Samurai Japan to life like no other comic has done before.

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UNTHINKABLE #5
Written by Mark Sable
Drawn by Julian Totino Tedesco

SC, 24 pgs, FC, (5 of 5), SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: JUL090758

Novelist Alan Ripley was an unlikely hero, trying (and failing) to stop UNTHINKABLE terror scenarios he imagined from coming true. Now that he’s finally succeeding, will he learn who’s using his mind as a blueprint for terror, and why? The answer finally comes from writer Mark (TWO-FACE YEAR ONE, CYBORG) Sable artist Julian Tedesco in this penultimate issue.

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CAPED TPB
Written by Darin Moiselle, Josh Lobis
Drawn by Sebastian Piriz, Yair Herrera

SC, 112 pgs, FC, SRP: $16.99
ISBN13: 978-1-934506-95-0

“We save them! So they can save the day!” Think your boss is tough? Try working for a superhero! While your boss is out fighting crime, you get the pleasure of scheduling public appearances, getting the dry-cleaning done and keeping a tidy secret lair. Millions would kill to be a superhero’s personal assistant like Jimmy Lohman. Unfortunately, he’s not one of them. A story of capes, cowls and Blackberrys from SOUTH PARK’s Josh Lobis & Darin Moiselle.

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MR STUFFINS TPB
Written by Johanna Stokes, Andrew Cosby
Drawn by Axel Medellin

SC, 88 pgs, FC, SRP: $12.99
ISBN13: 978-1-934506-82-0

My teddy bear’s a secret agent!” When a scientist succeeds in creating Artificial Intelligence, he discovers to his horror that the government plans on making it a weapon. On the run, he hides the program inside a mechanical toy bear. An unsuspecting family buys the toy bear and a little boy discovers a new best friend – a cute, cuddly toy bear who’s got all the moves of James Bond! Chaos, fun, and mayhem ensue, from the creator of EUREKA Andrew Cosby and EUREKA writer Johanna Stokes! Covers by MOUSE GUARD’s David Petersen.

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via Boom! Studios

The Author

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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