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Image Comics has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for March 2010.

imageunited_interlude_cov.jpgIMAGE UNITED: INTERLUDE #1
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover RYAN OTTLEY & MANY OTHERS

MARCH 31
32 PAGES/FC
$3.99
FOLLOWING THE CATACLYSMIC EVENTS OF IMAGE UNITED #3!
We take a break from our regularly scheduled mayhem to take a tour of the rest of the Image Universe to see how everyone is dealing with the shocking evens from the last issue of Image United. Featuring Invincible and many, many more.  This story is not to be missed – and leads directly into next month’s IMAGE UNITED #4!

dead@17_witch_1cov.jpgDEAD @ 17: THE WITCH QUEEN #1 (of 4)
story, art & cover by JOSH HOWARD

MARCH 10
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
DEAD @ 17’s penultimate chapter begins here!
After being forced to kill her closest friend, Nara found herself banished to Purgatory by the Beast from the Abyss. Doomed to wander a hostile and timeless wasteland ruled by the mysterious Witch Queen, Nara has accepted her fate as penance for her actions. Haunted by her past, she faces her greatest challenge as she confronts who she’s been and what she will become.

haunt6cov.jpgHAUNT #6
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art GREG CAPULLO & TODD McFARLANE
covers TODD MCFARLANE

MARCH 3
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
SPECIAL STAND-ALONE ISSUE!
The events surrounding Kurt’s death are revisited, this time from the perspective of the mysterious Mirage, providing more insight into the birth of Haunt.  An excellent jumping-on point for new readers, leading up to the second explosive story-arc beginning next issue!

Haunt_TPB_1_previews.jpgHAUNT, VOL. 1 TP
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art GREG CAPULLO, RYAN OTTLEY & TODD McFARLANE
cover TODD McFARLANE

MARCH 3
120 PAGES / FC
$9.99
THE FIRST STORY-ARC OF MCFARLANE & KIRKMAN’S HAUNT COLLECTED!
ROBERT KIRKMAN and TODD McFARLANE present HAUNT!  Based around two brothers, one a less than perfect priest, the other a government agent, the men struggle to get along, rarely agreeing on anything.  An unexpected accident forces them to work together in ways they never thought possible.  Struggling with his own personal demons, the priest begrudgingly works alongside the spirit of his recently deceased brother, who possesses him.  Together, the brothers form a new superhero: Haunt.
COLLECTS HAUNT #1-5

SPAWN201_previews.jpgSPAWN #201
story WILL CARLTON
art SZYMON KUDRANSKI & TODD MCFARLANE
cover TODD MCFARLANE

MARCH 31 
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
With the return of one of Spawn’s greatest enemies, Clown continues to build his army of Vampires.  Jim struggles with his instant celebrity status as a modern day Messiah, all while protecting New York City from the evils that lurk at night.

SPAWN ORIGINS: BOOK ONE HC
story TODD McFARLANE, ALAN MOORE, DAVE SIM & FRANK MILLER
art TODD McFARLANE
cover GREG CAPULLO

MARCH 17
200 PAGES / FC
$29.99
CLASSIC SPAWN REPRINTED IN OVERSIZED HARDCOVER!
With SPAWN, legendary writer and artist TODD McFARLANE unleashed his iconic antihero on the world, and launched the most successful independent comic book in history. SPAWN ORIGINS: BOOK ONE, includes classic Spawn stories written by ALAN MOORE, DAVE SIM and FRANK MILLER, as well as the introduction of memorable characters into the Spawn universe.
COLLECTS SPAWN #1-8 & 10-13


Fadetoblack_01_FC_final.jpgFADE TO BLACK #1 (of 5)
story JEFF MARIOTTE
art & cover DANIELE SERRA

MARCH 17
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50
Desert survival is hard, even without a cannibal cult in the mix. Five people will find that out as they embark on the most terrifying journey of their young lives…only none of them are what they seem–and neither is anything else!– in this gut-wrenching horror miniseries.
Written by award-winning novelist Jeff Mariotte (Zombie Cop, Cold Black Hearts), with art by internationally acclaimed illustrator Daniele Serra (Pray for Death).


shuddertown-01-COV_FINAL.jpgSHUDDERTOWN #1
story NICK SPENCER
art & cover by ADAM GEEN

MARCH 24
32 pgs/FC
$3.50
The dead are killing, and troubled homicide cop Isaac Hernandez is on a desperate search for answers. His investigation leads him deep into the corridors of the Shuddertown housing projects, and towards a truth too terrible to face.
A story of guilt, redemption, and resurrection; perfect for fans of THE WIRE, MULHOLLAND DRIVE and SE7EN.


TankGirl_DirtyHelmets_cov.jpgTANK GIRL: DIRTY HELMETS (ONE-SHOT)
story ALAN MARTIN
art & cover RUFUS DAYGLO

MARCH 3
32 PAGES / BW
$3.99
Second in a line of special TANK GIRL one-shots from Image!
Tank girl returns to her army roots when she receives special orders from a long-forgotten de-coding machine and decides to act upon them – she has to confront more than just the enemy in this twisted, ridiculous tale. And, in a special bonus story, the army rears its head again as Tank Girl’s brain is cloned and used to power a new state-of-the-art tank. DIRTY HELMETS is a classic retro-styled TANK GIRL book for war movie lovers of all ages.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

tsstg12cover-hirez.jpgTRUE STORY, SWEAR TO GOD #12
story TOM BELAND
art & cover TOM BELAND

MARCH 3
32 PAGES / BW
$3.50
When you meet the love of your life at a bus stop in Disneyworld… where else do you marry her, but at the “Happiest Place on Earth?” But who will marry them…? Goofy? Mickey? All this plus a shocking discovery that could mean THE END OF THE IMAGE UNIVERSE AS WE KNOW IT!!! Okay… maybe not, but this issue is jammed-packed with heart and soul and we dare you not to cry!!

youngblood10cov.jpgYOUNGBLOOD #10 (RES)
story ROBERT KIRKMAN & ROB LIEFELD
art & cover by ROB LIEFELD

MARCH 3
32 PAGES/FULL COLOR
3.99
“CONSEQUENCES”
AN IMAGE UNITED TIE -IN!
Shaft is suspended from the Youngblood program following the White House massacre. The Free Agent takes the reigns of a Youngblood team re-grouping after the events of IMAGE UNITED. A new recruit upsets the balance of an already unstable team. Badrock and Die Hard pursue the time travelers who kidnapped the President.

vikingHCcov.jpgVIKING, VOL. 1 HC
story IVAN BRANDON
art & cover NIC KLEIN

MARCH 24
144 PAGES / FC
$24.99
The most violent criminal underworld in history! Fine and Egil, brothers – one bad, one worse – are trying to stab and steal their way to a seat at the table. Two men at war with the world around them, but today’s the day the world fights back! From the writer of CROSS BRONX comes a crime book for the 9th Century.

fell_tp.jpgFELL, VOL. 1: FERAL CITY TP
story WARREN ELLIS
art & cover BEN TEMPLESMITH

MARCH 3
128 PAGES / FC
$14.99
BACK IN PRINT!
Detective Richard Fell is transferred over the bridge from the big city to Snowtown, a feral district whose police investigations department numbers three and a half people (one detective  has no legs). Dumped in this collapsing urban trashzone, Richard Fell is starting all over again. In a place where nothing seems to make any sense, Fell clings to the one thing he knows to be true: Everybody’s hiding something.
COLLECTS FELL #1-8

godland_vol5tp_cov.jpgGØDLAND, VOL. 5: FAR BEYOND THE BANG TP
story JOE CASEY
art & cover TOM SCIOLI

MARCH 24
152 PAGES / FC
$14.99
The Eisner-nominated GØDLAND saga continues into this fifth softcover volume of mayhem!  Follow Earth’s emissary to the cosmos, Commander Adam Archer, as he journeys into deep space in search of his sister, Neela.  On his journey, he meets cosmic Vikings, Leviticus and Vayikra – and does battle with the otherworldly weirdness of N’ull Pax Mizer and R@d-Ur Rezz!  All this, and the return of Friedrich Nickelhead in his grandest scheme ever!
COLLECTS GØDLAND ISSUES #25-30
“I can’t recommend this book more highly to anyone out there with a brain, a sense of humor, and a taste for classic comic absurdity.” – Newsarama.com

micetemplar_dest1_hc.jpgTHE MICE TEMPLAR, VOL. 2: DESTINY HC
story BRYAN J.L. GLASS & MICHAEL AVON OEMING
art & cover VICTOR SANTOS & MICHAEL AVON OEMING

MARCH 17
220 PAGES / FC
$3.50
Karic might be the Chosen One…but what does such a title even mean for the young mouse who desires only to save his family from a monstrous fate. Under the training of exile Cassius, Karic learns what it truly is to be a Templar knight and warrior. While One-Arm Leito rallies his fellow prisoners, struggling to become a leader against impossible odds. Both mice find themselves on a collision course with destiny.
COLLECTS MICE TEMPLAR: DESTINY #1-5

savagedragon_identity_tpcov.jpgSAVAGE DRAGON: IDENTITY CRISIS TP
story ERIK LARSEN
art & cover ERIK LARSEN

MARCH 3
128 PAGES / FC
$14.99
Savage Dragon is dead. Or is he? After being brutally slain by Overlord, Dragon’s son comes up with a scheme to resurrect his fallen father. Meanwhile, Dragon’s consciousness has found its way into Virus, a murdering psychopath with multiple personalities, Overlord is using Dragon’s blood to transform members of the notorious Vicious Circle into rampaging reflections of the Dragon and the forces have even found a way to restore and free Dark Dragon—a murderous marauder in his own right. It’s one shock after another on the greatest roller coaster ride in comics.
Comes with our highest possible recommendation!
COLLECTS SAVAGE DRAGON #151-156

jacks_knack_hc.jpgJACK’S KNACK: BOOK THREE OF THE BLUE FOREST SERIES HC
story KRISTEN KOERNER SIMON
art & cover by JIM VALENTINO

MARCH 10
32 pgs/FC
$12.99
Jack the Rabbit wanders through the Blue Forest, watching the birds build their nests, the beaver build his dam, and the squirrels store their food – and wonders what HE’S supposed to be doing.  Join Jack on his quest to discover what he’s good at…and perhaps realize that he’s been doing it all along!
Subtly targeted for younger readers as they follow the path to discovering what they want to be when they grow up!

wolfman_23cover.jpgTHE ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN #23
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art JASON HOWARD
cover JASON HOWARD & FCO PLASCENCIA

MARCH 24
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
“LEGACY,” Part Three
Wolf-Man, Hunter and Mecha-Maid team-up as the legions of the Wolf-Nation attack!  Jacobson and his clan return and that spells trouble for a certain Elder Brood – but where is Chloe?  All this and more in the ramp-up to the monumental 25th issue!

chew19cov.jpgCHEW #10
story JOHN LAYMAN
art & cover ROB GUILLORY

JANUARY 17
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
“INTERNATIONAL FLAVOR,” Conclusion
Cannibal vs. bloodsucker.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

CHOKER02covsolicit.jpgCHOKER #2
story BEN McCOOL
art & cover BEN TEMPLESMITH

MARCH 17
32 PAGES / FC
$3.99
ISSUE TWO: …WHERE ANGELS GO TO DIE
Johnny is introduced to his maniacal new partner on the Shotgun City police force, and experiences a vicious foretaste of what’s in store for him. Meanwhile, a new mob of villains rear their ugly head, suggesting Hunt Cassidy’s clutch on the city is tighter – and deadlier – than first thought…
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

ELEPHANTMENWT26cover.jpgELEPHANTMEN #26
story RICHARD STARKINGS
art MORITAT
cover BOO COOK

MARCH 10
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50
“QUESTIONABLE THINGS,” Part Three
Blackthorne is assigned to assist Hip and Ebony in tracking down the MAPPO agents loose in Los Angeles. Miki reluctantly agrees to help.

forgetless4cov.jpgFORGETLESS #4 (of 5)
story NICK SPENCER
art JORGE COELHO & MARLEY ZARCONE
cover MARLEY ZARCONE

MARCH 3
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50
Normally, Forgetless is about the last great club night in New York, and the murderous models that it make so special. But this month, we’re doing a story about a sex-addicted koala instead. And trust us, it’s even weirder than it sounds. Don’t miss the issue EVERYONE will be talking about, if only so they can feel clean again!
Continuing the hit series Crave Online calls “one hell of a ride!”
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

godcomplex4cov.jpgGOD COMPLEX #4
story MICHAEL AVON OEMING & DANIEL BERMAN
art JOHN BROGLIA
cover MICHAEL AVON OEMING

MARCH 3
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
George and Sophia are safe, but Paul can’t leave the monstrous Medusa loose on this unsuspecting world. He must go back and defeat one of the most dangerous creatures of myth and legend! Is she too strong for him now that he is no longer immortal? Can he resist the temptation she brings him from the gods?

invincible71cov.jpgINVINCIBLE #71
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover RYAN OTTLEY & FCO PLASCENCIA

MARCH 17
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
THE VILTRUMITE WAR BEGINS!
The entire series has been leading up to this! The pieces are in place, the time to strike is now!  It’s all out war as the Coalition of Planets finally make its move against the Viltrum Empire–with Invincible stuck in the middle.  Things will never be the same after this–and this is INVINCIBLE, so you know we mean it.

jerseygods12cov.jpgJERSEY GODS #12
story GLEN BRUNSWICK
art DAN McDAID
cover MIKE ALLRED

MARCH 31
48 PAGES / FC
$4.99
“THUNDER ROAD,” conclusion
Hang on to your seats: The JERSEY GODS train is about to derail.  Everything that you thought you knew was wrong!  The stunning conclusion to “Thunder Road,” a tale so huge that we had to make it a double-sized issue.  No hype: This ending is a shocker!  Don’t be the only one clueless standing by the water cooler.  We warned you!

kingcity8cov.jpgKING CITY #8
story BRANDON GRAHAM
art & cover BRANDON GRAHAM

MARCH 24
32 PAGES / BW
$2.99
Pete learns where the Raquet Club has taken the alien girl he was entrusted with. Meanwhile, Max finds his old friend Tooth dead from the drug Chalk, and remembers their time in the Korean Xombie war.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

orcstain003-cover.jpgORC STAIN #3
story JAMES STOKOE
art & cover JAMES STOKOE

MARCH 10
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
“ESCAPE FROM SKRUBTOWN”,
One Eye is ready for a little relaxation after being up on the chopping block, but soon finds himself in a desperate chase to escape Skrubtown. Meanwhile, the Great Mob of the south marches ever onwards, sending out their shadowy dark robed agents to find the key to unlocking the god organ.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

savagedragon158cov.jpgSAVAGE DRAGON #158
story ERIK LARSEN
art & cover ERIK LARSEN

MARCH 3
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50
“DRAGON WAR,” Part Four
The Vicious Circle has upgraded its most powerful member, and things aren’t looking too rosy for Savage Dragon.

TheSword-23-0-Solicitation.jpgTHE SWORD #23
story JOSHUA LUNA
art & cover JONATHAN LUNA

MARCH 31
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
Dara and Malia’s battle continues.  As Dara’s quest for revenge nears its end, she will witness how far a god is willing to go to defeat its enemies.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

walkingdead71cov.jpgTHE WALKING DEAD #71
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

MARCH 10
32 PAGES / BW
$2.99
Adjusting to this new life won’t be easy.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

weirdjackstaff3cov.jpgTHE WEIRD WORLD OF JACK STAFF #3
story & art PAUL GRIST
cover IAN CHURCHILL

MARCH 31
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50
The untold origin of Jack Staff continues as Professor Fate siezes the Sword of Devastation, whilst in the present day John Smith finds out just who has wiped his memories of being a superhero. And that’s not good news.

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