SNEAK PEEK: Image Comics for June 22, 2011

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Image Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving this week.  Take the jump for an early look at All Nighter #1, Darkness Origins, Dreams of Darkchylde, Hack/Slash #5, The Mission #5, and more.

ALL NIGHTER #1 (of 5)

story DAVID HAHN, art & cover by DAVID HAHN

32 PAGES, BW, $2.99

“STEALING COINS,” Part One
Kit Bradley is a 20 year-old art student and petty criminal who knows it’s time to leave her delinquent past behind, but isn’t ready for the responsibilities of adulthood. Her social headquarters is an all night diner, and while trying to put the ‘off’ on an on-again-off-again boyfriend, she runs into an old flame, and an enigmatic loner named Martha, who alters Kit’s life forever. Created by Eisner and Ignatz Award nominee DAVID HAHN.

DARKNESS ORIGINS VOLUME 3 TP

story GARTH ENNIS & MALACHY CONEY, art MARC SILVESTRI & JOE BENITEZ

DREAMS OF DARKCHYLDE, VOL. 1 TP

story RANDY QUEEN, art RANDY QUEEN, BRANDON PETERSON & RON ADRIAN, cover RANDY QUEEN

160 PAGES, FC, $16.99

Ariel Chylde is the girl cursed to become any of the creatures from her many Nightmares. But have the shadows circled all her life? Now we go deeper. Into her past. Into her dreams. Where fears roam, and truth is never a friend. New Collection and Cover by RANDY QUEEN.

Collects DREAMS OF DARKCHYLDE #1-6

HACK/SLASH #5 (COVER A)

story TIM SEELEY, art KYLE STRAHM, cover A JENNY FRISON, cover B RODIN ESQUEJO

32 PAGES, FC, $3.50

Guest-artist KYLE STRAHM (We Will Bury You) steps in as the
skull-faced mystery woman Fantomah comes to Cassie and Vlad for help. But, what could a super powerful goddess, known for her horrible (yet creative) methods of tormenting evil doers, need with a teenage girl and a mutant with a machete?

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

MAGDALENA ORIGINS VOLUME 2 TP

story BRIAN HOLGUIN & MARCIA CHEN, art ERIC BASALDUA & BRIAN CHING

160 PAGES, FC, $19.99

Rediscover the Origin of the Magdalena!

Patience was not the first Magdalena. Not even the first to make her presence known in the modern Top Cow Universe. However in this second of two Origin volumes, readers are introduced to Patience before she took on the mantle of the Magdalena.

This collected edition includes the full second four-issue limited series by Brian Holguin (Spawn) and Eric Basaldua (Witchblade, Hunter-Killer) where Patience debuted. Also featured in this edition is The Magdalena/The Angelus #1/2 by Marcia Chen (Wriathborn) and Brian Ching (Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Thor: Chaos War).

THE MISSION #5

story JON & ERICH HOEBER, art & cover WERTHER DELL’EDERA & ARIANNA FLOREAN

32 PAGES, FC, $2.99

Paul’s world implodes as his wife realizes he’s leading a double-life, and he makes a dangerous attempt to break free from his supernatural handler, Gabriel.

THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #25

story ROBERT KIRKMAN, art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

32 PAGES, BW, $2.99

Everything is different now.

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

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