Moonstone Books has released the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in October 2010.  It’s going to be a month of vampires, zombies, and Kolchak!

KOLCHAK: The Night StalkerFiles #1
Story: Chris Mills, Art: Jaime Martinez
Covers: Woodrow Hinton III, Mark Maddox
32pgs, color, $3.50

NEW ONGOING SERIES!
Night stalking reporter Carl Kolchak doesn’t have time for horror movies. His life is scary enough – and now he’s between jobs and desperate for a paycheck. But when a young actress goes missing on the set of a low-budget monster flick, he soon discovers that making it big in Hollywood can be murder!
(covers: Hinton = 75%, Maddox =25%)
**retailer incentive: buy 3 or more copies, get one FREE Dave Ulanksi variant
**order more than 5, and receive one free Dave Ulanksi variant AND one free Maddox sketch variant
**order more than 3 copies, Special Lmt virgin sketch variant cover by Mark Maddox can be ordered separately at $3.50 retail.

The PHANTOM DETECTIVE #1
Story: Aaron Shaps, Art: Danilo Guida
Covers: Tom Grindberg
(covers: 85% full color Grindberg, 15% mono-chrome close-up)
32pgs, color, $3.50

*A “Return of the Originals” event
He is a ghost. No lock can delay him. No walls can repel him. He is the Phantom Detective. Enter the shadows with the World’s Greatest Sleuth, as he takes you on a journey beyond the flickering electric glow of our world, into a universe of psychedelic noir. Plus second feature: the first Moonstone appearance of The GREEN GHOST by Eric Fein, Win Eckert, and David Niehaus!
(covers: 85% full color Grindberg, 15% close-up)
**Retailer incentive: for every 3 you buy, get one free!

ZEROIDS #2
Written by: Aaron Shaps, Art: Roberto Castro, colors: Jason Jensen
Cover: Dave Hoover, Mark Sparacio
32pgs. Color, $3.99

The exciting, action-packed conclusion of the two-issue mini-series! With the true cause of the global blackout revealed, the Zeroids must unite our two human heroes in order to fulfill their destiny. Don’t miss the stunning second chapter of this spectacular new beginning for the most beloved robot toy line ever! (covers: Mark Sparacio = 75%, Dave Hoover = 25%)
**Retailer incentive: for every 5 you buy, get one -Dave Hoover close up- variant free!

CAPTAIN ACTION #3
Story: Steven Grant
Art: Manuel Martin
Colors: James Brown
Covers: Art Thibert, Ed Hannigan
32pgs, color, $3.99

“Season Two” of the hit new series continues at breakneck speed with Presumed Dead. In the aftermath of the climactic battle last issue with Crescent, the A.C.T.I.O.N. Directorate officially, yet reluctantly, lists the new Captain Action as MIA. And it doesn’t take long for the battle lines to be drawn by his fiercest foes. And wait until you see who the Directorate brings in as his replacement!
And in the part 3 of the special back up feature, the mystery of Action Boy deepens by Raf Nieves and Steve Scott!
(Covers: Thibert =75%, Hannigan = 25%)

Bedtime Stories For Impressionable Children #1
By: James Kuhoric, Robert Tinnell, Mark Wheatley

A brand new horror anthology in the spirit of the classics! Meet Alonzo Del Vecchio, a former construction work forced by the tough economic times to become, much to just about everyone’s regret, a babysitter. Modern horror masters James Kuhoric (Dead Irons, Army of Darkness), Robert Tinnell (The Black Forest, The Living and The Dead), Mark Wheatley (Breathtaker, Blood of the Innocent) and J.C. Vaughn (Vampire, PA, Zombie-Proof) provide a series of terrifying tales the babysitter probably should have left at home. Covers by Mark Wheatley (75%) and Jacob Jordan(25%).
32 pages, B&W $3.99

VAMPIRE,PA #3
Story:J.C. Vaughn
Art: Brendon Fraim / Brian Fraim

The concluding chapter of the first Vampire, PA mini-series finds Dean desperate to track down the vampires who grabbed Dee-Dee, and he’s not about to let their minions stand in his way. It’s an all-or-nothing series of battles across Dormont with one life and many un-lives hanging in the balance. Also in this issue: two more chapters of Zombie-Proof: Zombie Zoo, leading into the upcoming Zombie-Proof one-shot! 30 pages of story and art. (Covers: Brendon & Brian Fraim = 75%, wraparound Jacob Jordan =25%)
32 pages, full-color $3.99

ROTTEN #8
Story: Mark Rahner, Robert Horton
Art: Dan Dougherty
32pgs, color, $3.99

Part 2 of “Revival of the Fittest” takes the action to another level with Agent Wade in a grueling marathon death-chase through the Seattle wilderness of 1877. Flynn looks for answers at a Chicago university where violence threatens to erupt because of a visit from some Darwin guy. Get on board with the acclaimed zombie-western featured in USA Today. CHEW’s John Layman calls it “Smart, sick and awesome!”
**Retailer Incentive: order more than 3, and you can purchase one Dougherty sketch variant for $3.99 retail.
***Retailer Incentive: order more than 5 and get one free Dan Dougherty sketch variant!

via Moonstone Books

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2 Comments

  1. Mike Keller
    June 9, 2010 at 6:25 pm — Reply

    I used to love Kolchak yelling at Mr Vincenzo “its Neews! Neeeeewz!” I’m looking forward to this.

  2. J Michael T
    June 9, 2010 at 7:13 pm — Reply

    Kolchak!!!

    Man, I am old.

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