Fraggle Rock #2, Okko: the Cycle of Air #2, and The Secret History Book Nine arrive in stores this week from Archaia.  The company sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of these issues, that you can read after the jump.

FRAGGLE ROCK #2 (of 3)
Retail Price: $3.95 U.S.
Page Count: 32 pages
Format: saddle bound, 8” x 8”, full color
On-sale Date: May 26, 2010
Written by Leigh Dragoon, Adrianne Ambrose and Neil Kleid
Illustrated by Jake Myler, Joanna Estep and Fernando Pinto

It’s time for another trip to JIM HENSON’S FRAGGLE ROCK with Gobo, Red, Wembley, Mokey, Boober and the rest of the gang! In a lead story from Lulu Award-winning writer Leigh Dragoon and Undertown artist Jake Myler, a cat gets lost in Fraggle Rock and the Fraggles must overcome fear, work together and run like the wind to get it back into Outer Space! Then, Gobo shares yet another postcard from his Uncle Travelling Matt in a tale by Adrianne Ambrose and Joanna Estep. Finally, find out how Convincing John became who he is in a delightful story by Neil Kleid and Fernando Pinto.

Retail Price: $3.95 U.S.
Page Count: 32 pages
Format: saddle bound, 6.875” x 10.25”, full color
On-Sale Date: May 26, 2010
Written by Hub
Illustrated by Hub
Cover by Hub

A samurai whose father Okko killed many years ago seeks revenge, but the warrior chooses instead to confront a demon-hunting bunraku, who has his sights set on Okko’s longtime faithful companion, Noburo. The ronin and the hunter engage in an epic, violent duel, a duel that may well be Okko’s last…

Mature Readers (series contains Graphic Violence and Adult Content)

Retail Price: $5.95 U.S.
Page Count: 48 pages
Format: perfect bound, 6.875” x 10.25”, full color
On-sale Date: May 26, 2010
Written by Jean-Pierre Pécau
Illustrated by Igor Kordey
Colors by Chris Chuckry
Cover by Manchu & Olivier Vatine

The Thule Society. 1919: The ashes of the Great War still smolder across Europe. Civil war rages in the Ukraine, where Makhno’s anarchists fight Reds and Whites alike, and despite himself, Itsak is swept into the hellish Russian revolution. While in Munich, another revolution is dying, and Baron von Sebottendorf and the black mages of the Thule Society use the occasion to set in action their diabolical plan. Once more, Europe’s fate dims and darkens. Grudgingly, Aker and Erlin prepare themselves once more for war…

Mature Readers (series contains Nudity, Graphic Violence, and Adult Content)

via Archia


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