Image Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of comics arriving this week. Take the jump for the latest installments of Chew, Dynamo 5, Elephantmen, Magdalena, Mice Templar, Moriarty, Netherworld, Spawn, and more.
story JOHN LAYMAN art & cover ROB GUILLORY
DYNAMO 5, VOL. 5: SINS OF THE FATHER
story JAY FAERBER, art JULIO BRILHA & MARCIO TAKARA, cover MAHMUD A. ASRAR & RON RILEY
136 PAGES, FC, $15.99
Dynamo 5 teams up with guest stars from across the Image universe to defend Tower City from the sons of Dominex, three alien warriors whose father was humiliated in combat with Captain Dynamo years ago.
Also included is a holiday-themed story of family obligations, as the Dynamo 5 kids track down a super-villain with a unique motivation for breaking out of prison.
story RICHARD STARKINGS, art AXEL MEDELLIN, cover BOO COOK
44 PAGES, FC, $3.99
Someone is hunting down Elephantmen, one by one… Hip Flask is on the killer’s trail.
story RON MARZ, art NELSON BLAKE II, cover RYAN SOOK
32 PAGES, FC, $3.99
Patience Confronts the Anti-Christ!
The moment Patience has been dreading has arrived. Slaying demons and battling evil cult members is righteous. Rebelling against a Church hierarchy she knows is corrupt is virtuous. But now, faced with executing a young boy who may bring about the end of the world, Patience will discover how far she’s willing to go to wield the Spear of Destiny and bear the mantle of Magdalena…
MICE TEMPLAR, VOL. III #4
story BRYAN J.L. GLASS & MICHAEL AVON OEMING, art VICTOR SANTOS, cover a MICHAEL AVON OEMING, cover b VICTOR SANTOS & VERONICA GANDINI
story DANIEL COREY, art & cover ANTHONY DIECIDUE
NETHERWORLD #1 (of 5)
story BRYAN EDWARD HILL & ROB LEVIN, art TONY SHASTEEN & JD METTLER
32 PAGES, FC, $3.99
Top Cow Productions, Inc. and Heroes and Villains Entertainment present the next evolution of supernatural noir!
It’s the message on the walls. It’s the feeling in your gut. In this city, “We are all lost.” Ray certainly is; a former cop turned private eye and junkie, haunted by his past in a city with no sun and no hope. A beautiful woman and a slick criminal both offer him the same job: Find a girl named Madeline and bring her to them. Ray doesn’t want the job, but he can’t just leave this girl in the middle. Thrust into the city’s twisted underbelly, Ray will unveil Netherworld’s darkest secrets and come face-to-face with his past. Beware, Ray. If you seek the truth, you just might find it.
story WILL CARLTON, art SZYMON KUDRANSKI & TODD MCFARLANE, cover SZYMON KUDRANSKI
THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #19
story ROBERT KIRKMAN, art CHARLIE ADLARD, cover TONY MOORE
32 PAGES, FC, $2.99
The group has a visitor, but is she friend, foe or worse? Where did she come from? How did she survive? Can she be trusted? This is the beginning of a new story arc, an excellent jumping-on point for new readers. The quest to rebuild civilization starts here.
UNDYING LOVE #2
story TOMM COKER & DANIEL FREEDMAN, art TOMM COKER
32 PAGES, FC, $2.99
To save Mei from her vampire curse, John Sargent sets out to destroy the infamous Shang-Ji. His first stop: Club G-Boss, nightclub, casino and notorious vampire hangout.
But after being bitten himself, Sargent is forced to contend with a curse of his own.
WITCHBLADE REDEMPTION TP VOLUME 2
story RON MARZ, art STJEPAN SEJIC, MICHAEL GAYDOS, ALINA URUSOV, TONY SHASTEEN, cover STJEPAN SEJIC
160 PAGES, FC, $19.99
Redemption Meets Artifacts!
Sara Pezzini, current bearer of the Witchblade, has been to Hell and back. As she finally begins to get her private and work life back in order, the Universe decides it has other plans. Sara must help a kindred spirit in Abby van Alstine, the Necromancer, deal with her powers and mantle and then is dragged into the epic Artifacts storyline when her daughter Hope is taken and her sister Julie is killed by the same robotic assassin Sara let get away in the recent past.
Collected in this volume are a series of stand-alone Witchblade stories originally printed in issues #137-142 written by Top Cow architect Ron Marz (Artifacts, Angelus) and featuring art by Stjepan Sejic (Angelus). Also included as a special bonus is Witchblade: Due Process by Top Cow Holiday Special team Phil Smith and Alina Urusov. Featuring behind-the-scenes sketches, script pages, and cover gallery by Sejic, Eisner award winner Michael Gaydos (Alias), Urusov and Randy Queen (Darkchylde).
BREED III #1
story & art JIM STARLIN