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Moonstone Books sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in January 2010.  Take the jump to see The Phantom like you’ve never seen her before.  Yup, you read that right.

AirFighters1Schwager.jpgAirfightersCove1-Grindberg300.jpgAIRFIGHTERS #1
Story: Chuck Dixon, Tom DeFalco
Art: Oscar Celestini
Covers: Tom Grindberg, Rob Schwager
72pgs, b/w $5.99

They’re ALL back! It’s an all out AIR WAR as (GI JOE’s) Chuck Dixon, (Spiderman: Clone) Tom Defalco, and (Unknown Solider) Oscar Celestini rev up Airboy and his Airfighters RETURN to the comic page! This 72pg extravaganza features the all new high-flying exploits of Airboy and his revamped compatriots in their very FIRST Moonstone appearance: Skywolf, Black Angel, Flying Dutchman, Iron Ace, Bald Eagle, and the Flying Fool! Plus, a special first tale of Moonstone’s CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT!

(2 covers: 75% Gringberg, 25% Schwager)

*Retailer incentive: Buy 4 copies of Airfighters#1, and receive one free copy!

The PHANTOM, Julie Walker: Race Against Death
Story: Elizabeth Massie
Art: Paul Daly, Colors: Stephen Downer
Covers: J. Anthony Kosar, JD, Paul Daly
40pgs, color, $4.50

Two time Bram Stoker winner (and Buffy novelist) Elizabeth Massie delivers a previously unknown adventure tale of danger on the high seas of the ONLY female Phantom that Lee Falk ever created! Julie Walker is forced to take over the Phantom role and guard her friend, Nellie Bly on her historic trip around the world! Something or someone does NOT want Ms Nellie to finish this record breaking trek!

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( J. Anthony Kosar cover = 75%, and the Paul Daley cover = 25%)

*Retailers who buy 3 or more of the Phantom, can purchase any amount of the “close up” cover, retail price $4.50

**Retailers who order 5 or more of the Phantom, receive one free b/w JD cover!(limit 1 per store)

PhantomNoirCover2-300.jpgPHANTOM Double Shot #2: KGB Noir (of6)
Stories: Mike Bullock, Clay & Susan Griffith
Art: Fernando Peniche, Cover: Dennis Calero
24pgs, b/w, $2.99

A Special Noir Mini-Series Starring The Phantom with Tectonic Tie-In Tales Featuring Moonstone Books’ Best and Brightest Stars!

After the events in #1, The Phantom falls into an explosive situation that may cost him his life, and begin the end of the world! The Hammer falls on The Phantom this issue! And in the second feature: Kolchak the Night Stalker tangles with a KGB up close and personal!

Spider4.jpgTHE SPIDER #4:
Story: Robin Wayne Bailey
Art: Cortney Skinner
Cover: Gary Carbon
32pgs, b/w grayscale, $3.50

Join Sci-Fi/Fantasy novelist Robin Wayne Bailey in “Death Votes Twice!” It’s election year in NYC, however, someone isn’t satisfied with casting votes. They’re casting bombs! No one is safe from the monster city newspapers call The Chaos-Maker, as a bomb destroys the state capitol! When a young New York senator is killed, the city turns to Richard Wentworth for help. But the title of Senator can only complicate Wentworth’s life because, as ever in times of trouble and danger, he must become – The Spider! (2 covers, 75% Spider and agents, 25% the “Nita and Ram” cover)

Kung1.jpgKUNG! Twisted Barbarian Felony #1
Writer/Creator: Joe Judt
Artist: Joel Cotejar, Colors: Bill Outlaw
48pgs, color, $2.50

Special introductory price AND a double-sized issue! New, on-going series!

Raised to be a killing machine; without compassion, without friends, and without mercy. Carving out his piece of the American Dream one body at a time. But when he gets on the wrong side of the all-powerful cross-dressing mob boss Mother Dear,TM the body count sky rockets. “Imagine having Conan stalking modern day New York city crossed with a healthy dose of Sony Chiba gangster films – this totally rocks.” – TV producer Lars Ullberg

CAPTAIN ACTION Logo Pin!

Be part of the A.C.T.I.O.N. Directorate with this fully painted metal pin on a blister card, $5.99

*Diamond Discount is adjusted

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GHOST SKULL pin

Check out this purple skull fully painted metal pin on a blister card, $5.99

*Diamond Discount is adjusted

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via Moonstone Books

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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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