Image Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week. Take the jump for an early look at the books that you can run out and buy later today.
27 Second Set #4 (MR)
The second chapter of the 27 saga comes to a close with a stunning confrontation between Garland and one-hit-wonder-witch, Valerie Hayes. It’s a talent competition with the entire world as the audience, judged by none other than the God of Fame. The loser loses it all, and the winner takes… everything!
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Vietnam, 1968: Behind enemy lines, a soldier stands alone. A one-man army armored against the risen, hungry dead under burlap, bamboo and Army green. Armored against the living with a Bowie knife and a mobile arsenal. If you got left behind he’ll find you. If you’re the enemy you’ll never see him coming. If you’re a zombie he’ll kill you again. Sometimes, to slay monsters you have to become one yourself. Jungle Jim is a stand-alone one-shot comic story set in the grim world of ’68. Meshing smoothly with the ongoing military horror series, Jungle Jim is a savage new slant on the Vietnam/Zombie apocalypse scripted by MARK KIDWELL with stunning artwork by NATE VAN DYKE and JAY FOTOS.
Blue Estate #8 (MR)
“STATE OF SHOCK”
Secrets aren’t the only things laid bare in the aftermath of a shocking reversal of fortune, while ticking time bombs of suspicion and paranoia threaten to blow a dangerous alliance to smithereens. Love is unspoken and promises are made to be broken in episode eight of the fast, funny 100% cool smash hit series. (But wait! There’s more…at www.BlueEstateComic.com!)
Daomu #8 (MR)
Trapped in the legendary sunken Tomb of Cang Hai Wang, Sean closes in on a terrible secret regarding his family’s past. Nothing can prepare him for the truth, or the horrors that wait for him within shadows of the murky deep.
Jingle Belle (One-Shot) Gift-Wrapped
The 2011 Harvey-nominated Jingle Belle story “Grounded” returns in a special single-issue printing along with six pages of brand new content!
When Jingle Belle and her father Santa are caught in a web of lies, it falls upon Santa’s one-time sidekick, the demon Krampus to administer punishment! The sly devil forbids the contentious Kringles from ever leaving the North Pole, thus ending Christmas for all time! Can Jingle find a way around Krampus’ punishment and restore the holiday season?
Written by PAUL DINI (Madame Mirage, Batman: Arkham City) and drawn by STEPHANIE GLADDEN (The Powerpuff Girls, Hopsters Tracks) Jingle Belle: Gift Wrapped also features a brand-new cover and all-new stories featuring Jing, Polly Green and the wicked and wacky Krampus himself!
The Li’l Depressed Boy Vol. 00 TP (MR)
“LONELY HEART BLUES”
For the first time in print: Before disastrous road trips. Before style-points. Before Jazmin. Join LDB as he takes his first steps on his search for love. Told in shades of blue with artwork by SAM KIETH, JIM MAHFOOD, JIM VALENTINO and many more. Including never before seen artwork and an exclusive all-new story drawn by SINA GRACE.
Patience and Kristof’s quest to recover a piece of the One True Cross takes a deadly turn in Mexico. Will Patience be able to recover the familial relic or will this mission make her just another statistic in a long line of Magdalenas? Another issue of world-spanning, high octane adventure from the fan favorite team of RON MARZ (ARTIFACTS, WITCHBLADE), NELSON BLAKE II (PILOT SEASON: MURDERER) and DAVID MARQUEZ (Secret Warriors, Days Missing)!
Memoir #5 (of 6)
ISSUE FIVE: BIRTH
With the strange goings-on coming to a head in Lowesville, Trent makes a shocking discovery in the secret room below the town’s library. And with the truth being slowly revealed, the journalist’s personal objective changes in a big way… And a visit to the “haunted” forest shakes things up ever further!
The Nightly News HC (MR) Anniversary Edition
The five-year anniversary, over-sized, deluxe hardcover edition of THE NIGHTLY NEWS. Containing the Eisner-nominated original story, as well as the never before seen original scripts and sketches, a complete making of, the original pitch, and much more.
Pigs #4 (MR)
Kill…or your best friends will murder you. What do you do? The stunning end of the first arc of PIGS by NATE COSBY (Jim Henson’s Storyteller), BEN McCOOL (MEMOIR, CHOKER) & BRENO TAMURA.
The Red Wing TP (MR)
To stay alive in the future, the best fighter pilots in the world not only have to perfect their skills and master their aircraft, they also have to know how to travel through time.
Collecting the acclaimed mini-series brought to you by award winning writer JONATHAN HICKMAN and possibly the best new talent of the year, NICK PITARRA, THE RED WING is the story of the greatest battle in the history of three worlds.
Samurai’s Blood #6 (of 6) (MR)
It all comes down to this moment? Three teenagers, the last survivors of a brutal betrayal on their clan, face an army with only the support of the Edo Ghost. All willing to die to enact their revenge. It looks like it may come to that.
32 PAGE – NO ADS FINALE!
Severed #5 (of 7) (MR)
“The Road Beckons”
In 1916, a boy runs away from home in search of his father. But along the way he meets a salesman with sharp teeth and a hunger for flesh. SCOTT SNYDER (American Vampire, Batman, Swamp Thing), SCOTT TUFT and ATTILA FUTAKI (Percy Jackson) are back with 2011′s most terrifying horror series. SEVERED.
The Walking Dead #92 (MR)
Get ready for some action.
The Walking Dead Vol. 15: We Find Ourselves TP (MR)
The events of “No Way Out” have affected everyone in the community, and not everyone has survived to pick up the pieces. Rick and the survivors must now try to pick themselves up and carry in the wake of disaster… and by doing so, they find hope.
Collects THE WALKING DEAD #85-90
Witch Doctor Vol. 1: Under The Knife TP (MR)
“A glimpse into the future of horror comics” – Bloody Disgusting.
Meet Dr. Vincent Morrow, the Witch Doctor, in the smash hit debut title from Robert Kirkman’s Skybound Originals line! Dr. Morrow’s looking for a vaccine – for the apocalypse – and in his quest to understand the biology of the supernatural, he faces vampires, demonic possession, faeries and more.
“Arguably the most accomplished debut by a pair of new creators in recent memory.” – Broken Frontier
COLLECTS WITCH DOCTOR #1-4
Witchblade #150 Sejic Cvr A
END OF AN ERA! WITCHBLADE reaches its landmark one hundred-fiftieth issue! The series reaches another landmark as long time writer RON MARZ and artist STJEPAN SEJIC put a final stamp on the series they helped define for the modern reader with their final issue.