Image Comics Sneak Peek for the Week of December 23, 2009

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Image Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Chew #7, Dark Kingdom #3, Dead @17: Afterbirth trade paperback, Invincible #69, and The Fantastic Worlds of Frazetta Volume 2 hardcover, all of which arrive in stores on December 23, 2009.


CHEW #7
story JOHN LAYMAN, art & cover ROB GUILLORY

32 PAGES, FC, $2.99

“INTERNATIONAL FLAVOR,” Part Two
Meet Lin Sae Woo.

She’s a covert operative for the United States Department of Agriculture, and one its most lethal assassins. She has the equivalent of black belts in four different disciplines of martial arts hand-to-hand combat and is equally deadly with swords, throwing knifes, sniper rifles and handguns.

She’ll make a corpse out of anybody who tries to stand between her and completion of her current assignment—and that includes that nosy F.D.A. agent with the creepy cibopath power, Tony Chu!

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DARK KINGDOM #3 (OF 4)
story MARK KIDWELL, art TIM VIGIL & JAY FOTOS, covers FRANK FRAZETTA, TIM VIGIL & NAT JONES

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!

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DEAD@17: AFTERBIRTH TPB
story & art JOSH HOWARD

104 PAGES, FC, $12.99

In the latest chapter of the DEAD@17 saga, Nara and Hazy face their darkest hour. The insidious Abraham Pitch has returned and plots to open the Abyss, while Nara’s crusade against the Marked has disastrous consequences for those closest to her.

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INVINCIBLE #69
story ROBERT KIRKMAN, art & cover RYAN OTTLEY & FCO PLASCENCIA

32 PAGES, FC, $2.99

EVERYTHING IS DIFFERENT NOW!
Who is Universa?! Why did she come to this planet in search of the one called Invincible? What does it have to do with the impending Viltrumite Invasion?! And why did she decide to come NOW, on the eve of an attack from the SEQUIDS?! The answers to all these questions and even more questions piled on top of them – in this issue of Invincible.

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THE 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

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!

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