The Top Cow Bible is a comprehensive collection listing all of Top Cowâ€™s properties and key characters.Â The volume includes profiles, first appearances, key creators, trivia, and a top-secret â€œIn Developmentâ€ section.Â The Top Cow Bible packs everything well-known and loved by fans with a few gems slipped in that even a true fan may have missed all in one compact guide.Â Every Top Cow property listing suggests a corresponding â€œMust Readâ€ trade paperback collection or single comic book issue serving as an introduction to the series for fans unfamiliar with the title.
â€œThe Top Cow Bible is a culmination of seventeen years of Top Cowâ€™s finest works,â€ said Publisher Filip Sablik.Â â€œWe are thrilled to provide fans of our work with a resource to reacquaint themselves with familiar characters and to introduce themselves to newer properties.â€
Top Cow Productions, Inc. has been a major player in the comic book entertainment market since Silvestri formed the company in 1992. Top Cow has created more widely recognizable properties than virtually any other comic book publisher that was established within the last twenty years.Â From its first publication of Cyberforce to current fan favorite titles such as Witchblade and The Darkness, The Top Cow Universe and its library of properties is one of the most intricate and varied in comics today.
Written by Scott Newman, Bryan Rountree, and Jennifer Chow, and featuring art by Marc Silvestri, Dale Keown, Stjepan Sejic, Kenneth Rocafort and many more, The Top Cow Bible is a full color, 176 page soft cover essential guide for navigating the Top Cow Universe and beyond.Â Retailing for $19.99, The Top Cow Bible was previously only available at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con.Â This must-have for all die-hard Top Cow fans will be available in comic book stores everywhere October 7, 2009.