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As new comic book day quickly approaches, there’s still time to show off upcoming issues to get you excited.  Image Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Choker #1, Cowboy Ninja Viking #4, Image United #0, King City #5, PvP #44, The Walking Dead #70, The Weird World of Jack Staff #1, and Viking #5.

CHOKER #1

story BEN McCOOL, art & cover BEN TEMPLESMITH

32 PAGES, FC, $3.99

ISSUE ONE: PAIN
Industry superstar BEN TEMPLESMITH teams up with writer BEN McCOOL for this deliciously skewed tale of hardboiled noir. Johnny “Choker” Jackson, once one of Shotgun City’s most promising police officers, is a bitter private detective with a terrible case of Alien Hand Syndrome. But he’s unexpectedly been offered a job back on the force: provided he can nail a twisted drug dealer selling a very exclusive product, that is…

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COWBOY NINJA VIKING #4

story AJ LIEBERMAN, art & cover RILEY ROSSMO

24 PAGES, FC, $3.50

4.2 million people want to know just what in hell happened in San Cristobal. The only place they’ll find an answer? CNV #4. And it ain’t pretty. But it is kinda funny… and by “funny” we mean “bloody slaughter”. Not ready to pay? How ’bout we toss in CNV’s arch nemesis/hairstylist.

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IMAGE UNITED #0

story ROBERT KIRKMAN, art ERIK LARSEN, RYAN OTTLEY, & WHILCE PORTACIO, cover ERIK LARSEN & WHILCE PORTACIO

32 PAGES, FC, $2.99

PRELUDE TO THE CROSSOVER OF THE CENTURY!
Meet FORTRESS, the exciting new character created by WHILCE PORTACIO for IMAGE UNITED! He’s trapped in a suit that gives him seemingly limitless power that he can barely control, which leads to a confrontation with the Image Universe’s favorite cop: Savage Dragon!

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KING CITY #5

story BRANDON GRAHAM, art & cover BRANDON GRAHAM

32 PAGES, BW, $2.99

Joe and Pete set up a stakeout across from a ninja school…and a restaurant filled with demonic cannibals. There may not be enough turtle soda and old cop movies to prepare them for the fight ahead…

Don’t miss the next chapter of Brandon Graham’s saga of weird!

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PvP #44

story SCOTT KURTZ art & cover SCOTT KURTZ

24 PAGES, BW, $3.50

THE JADE FONTAINE MYSTERIES!
When Jade and Brent get invited to their high-school reunion it can mean only one thing: MURDER!

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THE WALKING DEAD #70

story ROBERT KIRKMAN art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

32 PAGES, BW, $2.99

Behind these walls everyone has their place; everyone has their job. There is no danger, there are no threats… everyone has hope. Will it last?

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VIKING #5
story IVAN BRANDON
art & painted cover NIC KLEIN

24 PAGES / FC
$2.99

SEASON 1 FINALE!
Two brothers, one covered in the other’s blood. The extremely violent and harrowing ending to VIKING Season One.

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THE WEIRD WORLD OF JACK STAFF #1
story PAUL GRIST
art & cover PAUL GRIST

32 PAGES / FC
$3.50

BEGINNING A BRAND NEW ERA IN THE LIFE OF BRITAIN’S GREATEST HERO!
Castletown is home to giant robots, vampire reporters, victorian escape artists and also Britain’s Greatest Hero.  Welcome to the Weird World of Jack Staff!
John Smith is a builder.  He also seems to be a superhero, only he doesn’t know about that.  The only thing he knows is that a lot of people want him dead.  And the only weapon he has to protect himself with is a wooden stick…

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  1. February 23, 2010 at 1:07 pm — Reply

    In regards to The Walking Dead #70, will Douglas be a woman?

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