In this issue: Fairchild, Cow Boy, and Alabaster are all discussed in this issue, along with tales of The Lone Ranger, and The Spider-Men drop by for a visit.


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32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by CHUCK DIXON
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The Ranger and Tonto are in the crossfire as a bloody Kiowa uprising draws these Western legends onto the warpath. The Spirit Horse has returned to the plains and calling the tribes to battle. Is this a ghostly apparation or something else? If the Lone Ranger cannot solve the mystery then the land north of the Brazos will run red with blood!

Rating: ★★★½☆

Alabaster: Wolves #4
Writer: Caitlín R. Kiernan
Artist: Steve Lieber
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Cover Price: $3.50
SOLICITATION: In a scant few days, Maisie has gone from werewolf to ghost, and from Dancy’s would-be murderer to her erstwhile ally. Now, finally, Dancy’s enigmatic guide tells her story—and Dancy gets her first real glimpse into the evil infesting the town.

Rating: ★★★★☆

Spider-Men #3
Writer: Brian Michael Bendis
Artist: Sara Pichelli
Publisher: Marvel
Cover Price: $3.99
• Can both Peter Parker and Miles Morales defeat CLASSIFIED?
• Guest starring Nick Fury and the Ultimates!

Rating: ★★★☆☆

The Ravegers #3
Writer: Howard Mackie
Artist: Ian Churchill
Norm Rapmund
SOLICITATION: BEAST BOY and TERRA continue to feel the ramifications of THE CULLING!

Rating: ★½☆☆☆

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With the big hullabaloo that The Walking Dead #100 sold more copies than anything since Matthew and I were in grad school, it does make us wonder – Did people buy it and store it away, or did people actually read the issue before sealing it in Mylar?


Cow Boy
“Justice ain’t got no age.”
Nate Cosby (Pigs, Jim Henson’s The Storyteller) and Chris Eliopoulos (Franklin Richards, Misery Loves Sherman) present Cow Boy, the story of a young bounty hunter determined to send his entire outlaw family to jail. He travels the Old West on a horse that ain’t his and won’t stop ’til everyone’a his kin’s in the clink.
Also in this volume are short stories by the likes of Roger Langridge (The Muppet Show comic book), Brian Clevinger, and Scott Wegener (Atomic Robo), Mike Maihack (Cleopatra in Space), and Colleen Coover (Jim Henson’s The Storyteller).

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  1. BanditoJuan
    July 18, 2012 at 6:16 am — Reply

    Hey, if you guys are looking for a genre book that isn’t made as often anymore, here’s my recommendation:

    Prophet by Brandon Graham being published by Image. Conan in space, a sprawling space epic, great world-building, smart story-telling, unexpected progressions, it all seems to hail-back to the old french science fiction books. Gorgeous, interesting and satisfying all my taste buds for exploration and sci-fi. Best book I’ve read in a long time, and the collected edition should come out in early august from Image: Prophet Vol.1 Remission
    (Also don’t be put off by the fact this was once a Liefeld book, it’s been completely reimagined.)

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