BOOM! Studios sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week. Take the jump for an early look at Darkwing Duck #16, Planet of the Apes #6, Stan Lee’s Soldier Zero #12, Hellraiser Volume 1, and the Zombie Tales Omnibus.
DARKWING DUCK #16
Written by Ian Brill
Drawn by James Silvani
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: James Silvani
COVER B: Sabrina Alberghetti
Diamond Code: JUL110960
The unseen hand behind Darkwing and Launchpad’s political peril has been revealed and the powerful pundit won’t rest until all of St. Canard is conquered. Can the dangerous duo put aside their squabbling and put a stop to the villain’s deadly, debauched democracy? Find out as this arc-ending issue dares to get dangerous and fan-favorite writer Ian Brill and superstar artist James Silvani bring you another fantastic issue of DARKWING DUCK!
Written by Daryl Gregory
Drawn by Carlos Magno
SC, 24pgs, FC, SRP: $1.00
COVER A: Carlos Magno
COVER B: Damian Couceiro
Diamond Code: JUL110947
The hit series continues! The ferociousness of the apes’ plans against humans is finally revealed! As humans face oppressive tactics not seen in centuries, they choose to fight with newfound viciousness — committing an act so severe it will have reverberations for years to come! Superstar writer Daryl Gregory and white hot artist Carlos Magno ensure you have to “get your hands on these damn dirty apes!”
Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning
Drawn by Javier Pina
SC, 24 pg, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER: Trevor Hairsine
Diamond Code: JUL110949
LAST ISSUE! Stan Lee, Dan Abnett, and Andy Lanning bring the year’s most colossal crossover to a close with the series finale that will forever change the universe! Soldier Zero, the Traveler, Starborn, the Inheritors…what is their fate? Find out as Stan “The Man” Lee concludes the finest superhero run of the year!
Written by Clive Barker, Christopher Monfette
Drawn by Leonardo Manco, Stephen Thompson
SC, 128pgs, FC, SRP: $9.99
Diamond Code: JUL110928
One of the greatest horror franchises of all time returns, now under the control of its original creator! Clive Barker has touched HELLRAISER only twice: once to write THE HELLBOUND HEART, and once more to write and direct the original HELLRAISER film. Now witness Barker’s long-awaited return to tell a new chapter in the series’ official continuity—a trajectory that will forever change the Cenobites…and Pinhead! So prepare your soul for an epic journey into horror from one of the medium’s greatest voices, and starring one of the medium’s greatest characters, in an unforgettable new chapter of HELLRAISER.
ZOMBIE TALES OMNIBUS: OUTBREAK
Written by Mark Waid, Keith Giffen, John Rogers, Michael Alan Nelson, William Messner-Loebs
Drawn by Andy Kuhn, Jon Schnepp
SC, 211pgs, FC, SRP: $19.99
Diamond Code: JUL110957
We’ve got plenty more mad creations spilling out of our zombie kitchen! Delivering smart, accessible, high-quality zombie short stories, this anthology has met with great acclaim amongst both comic and zombie fans, featuring more great zombie stories from more great writers and artists that you know and love. Don’t worry about leaving room for dessert — you’re it! Featuring work from writers Mark Waid (IRREDEEMABLE, KINGDOM COME), John Rogers (Leverage, Transformers), William Messner-Loebs (THE FLASH, THE MAXX), Brian Augustyn (JLA: YEAR ONE, B.P.R.D.), role-playing game master Monte Cook, Karl Kesel (FANTASTIC FOUR, SUPERMAN), Michael Alan Nelson (28 DAYS LATER), Ian Brill (DARKWING DUCK), Tom Peyer (THE FLASH), Pierluigi Cothran (HEROES webcomic), Bryce Carlson (WALL•E), plus art from the likes of Andy Kuhn (FIREBREATHER), Keith Giffen (52, LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES), Jon Schnepp (Venture Brothers, Metalocalypse), Toby Cypress (KILLING GIRL), and more. With talent like this, neither the dead nor the living stand a chance!