Image Comics Sneak Peek of the Week

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Image Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week including The Bulletproof Coffin #2, Chew #12, and Orc Stain #4.

THE BULLETPROOF COFFIN #2 (of 6)
story DAVID HINE & SHAKY KANE
art & cover SHAKY KANE
32 PAGES / FC
$3.99

ITEM! Another Golden Nuggets Classic—The Shield of Justice brings swift and bloody retribution to the city’s streets! ITEM! In Steve Neuman’s attic, four smelly, wrinkled old farts in ill-fitting costumes are seeking the mysterious Shadow Men! ITEM! Steve learns that, “A rat’s cage is a beautiful thing!”

CHEW #12
story JOHN LAYMAN
art & cover ROB GUILLORY
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99

“JUST DESSERTS,” Part Two
The killer cock Poyo returns! Feathers will fly, and blood will spill! Plus: Tony Chu undercover!
RETAILER WARNING: NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

FRACTURED FABLES HC
story & art VARIOUS
cover MIKE & LAURA ALLRED
160 pages / FC
$29.99

Some of the comic book industry’s best and brightest use their talents to welcome the next generation of comic book readers with the kid-friendly anthology, FRACTURED FABLES! Features all-new, humorous takes on our most beloved fairy tales, with stories by award-winning creators like JILL THOMPSON, BRYAN TALBOT, PETER DAVID, BEN TEMPLESMITH, TERRY MOORE, SCOTT MORSE, DOUG TENNAPEL, TED McKEEVER, BILL MORRISON, LARRY MARDER, JIM VALENTINO, PHIL HESTER, SHANNON WHEELER and many more!

HACK/SLASH: MY FIRST MANIAC #2 (of 4)
story TIM SEELEY
art DANIEL LEISTER
cover A TIM SEELEY & NEI RUFFINO
cover B ERIK JONES
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50

Critically acclaimed cult horror hit HACK/SLASH comes to IMAGE COMICS in a new mini series that explores CASSIE’S first case!
Cassie travels to small town Iowa to investigate an abandoned farm where murdered teens keep turning up in a cornfield. But, for a girl who can’t fit in, trying to go “undercover” at a new school may prove a greater challenge than any slasher.

LADY ROBOTIKA #1
story JANE WIEDLIN & BILL MORRISON
art BILL MORRISON & TONE RODRIGUEZ
cover BILL MORRISON
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50

Aliens from a distant planet abduct rock star JANE WIEDLIN (The Go-Go’s) and force her to play a concert for their Earth-obsessed emperor. On the trek back to their planet, they implant Jane’s body with nanobots as she sleeps. But their plan to turn her into one of their cyborg slaves backfires when Jane learns to control the nanites within her and becomes the super-powered cyborg liberator, LADY ROBOTIKA!

A NEW OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD SHOCK SENSATION! JANE WIEDLIN (THE GO-GO’S) TEAMS UP WITH BILL MORRISON (THE SIMPSONS) TO CREATE A SEXY AND FUN COSMIC ROCK AND ROLL FANTASY!

THE LIGHT #4 (of 5)
story NATHAN EDMONDSON
art & cover BRETT WELDELE
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99

“REUNION”
The company arrives in Portland to find that the cataclysm is complete. Avery’s only hope lies in finding her mother alive, and that search yields a family truth that changes everything.

OFFICER DOWNE (ONE-SHOT)
story JOE CASEY
art & cover CHRIS BURNHAM
48 PAGES / FC
$4.99

FROM THE DEVIANT MINDS WHO BROUGHT YOU THE CULT HIT, NIXON’S PALS — A TWISTED NEW KIND OF CRIME COMIC!
He walks the eternal beat…and delivers the eternal beat-down! Much more than man…he is policeman! It’s hyper-violence on the mean city streets, from JOE CASEY (Avengers: The Origin) and CHRIS BURNHAM (X-Men: Manifest Destiny)—an all-new special in which a lone Badass With A Badge takes on the scourge of the criminal underworld: Headcase Harry! The Fortune 500! Zen Master Flash! Not even death itself can stop this powerhouse of justice! You’ve never experienced “command presence” like this! This is one cop that’ll keep coming back for more…even from beyond the grave!
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

ORC STAIN #4
story JAMES STOKOE
art & cover JAMES STOKOE
32 PAGES / FC
$3.99

“BOWIE THE POISON THROWER”
After collapsing from the effects of a strange poison, One-Eye finds himself in the clutches of a dreaded Swamp Ramba; a notorious nymph-witch known to perform bizarre and deadly experiments on any stray orc that crosses their path.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

SWEETS #1 (of 5)
story, art & cover KODY CHAMBERLAIN
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99

A spree killer terrorizes New Orleans days before Hurricane Katrina makes landfall. Detective Curt Delatte just buried his only daughter, and he’s in no condition to work. But when the bodies pile up, he masks his grief and joins the hunt through the bowels of the Big Easy. It won’t be long until his city—and his evidence—gets washed away.

CHAMBERLAIN, a native of southern Louisiana, makes his writing debut with this dark and gritty miniseries.

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

THE SWORD, VOL. 4: AIR TP
story JOSHUA LUNA
art & cover JONATHAN LUNA
168 PAGES / FC
$14.99

Three powerful siblings entered Dara Brighton’s home and brutally murdered her family right before her eyes. With the help of a powerful sword and her two friends, she has vowed to exact revenge on the three.

Dara’s epic quest concludes in this final volume, and her last target is Malia, the air-goddess who murdered Dara’s father. Dara has already fought Malia’s brothers—Zakros, the water-god, and Knossos, the earth-god—but nothing can prepare Dara for the wrath of the last god standing.

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

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