SNEAK PEEK: Image Comics for November 21, 2012

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Image Comics released a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week.  Take the jump for an early look at Clone #1, Comeback #1, Darkness #108, Glory #30, It Girl and The Atomics #4, Mind the Gap #6, Revival #5, Savage Dragon #183, Spawn #225, and more.

Clone #1
From ROBERT KIRKMAN’s Skybound imprint, comes a sci-fi story like you’ve never seen before! Dr. Luke Taylor’s perfect life comes to a dramatic halt when an identical, bloodied version of himself arrives at his doorstep with news that he is one of many clones… and they’re all after his pregnant wife and their unborn child!

Comeback #1 (of 5)
Reconnect is more than a company – it’s an opportunity for good. Reconnect can reverse tragedy by sending agents into the past to rescue your mother, your wife, your brother or father or child moments before their untimely death. Mark is one of these agents. He brings the rescued from the past to the present, to a blessed reunion with their loved ones. He saves lives…or does he?

The Darkness #108
“BREAKING DARK,” PART Three
Jackie Estacado’s world has been crumbling around him and he fears recent events may drive his wife, Jenny, to the brink of insanity. But will Jackie be able to hold it together when he receives even more tragic family news? DAVID HINE (THE DARKNESS: FOUR HORSEMEN, THE BULLETPROOF COFFIN) and JEREMY HAUN (ARTIFACTS, Detective Comics) follow up their horrific first arc with a four-part story that will make you question everything you think you know about the Top Cow universe.

Glory #30
“BLOODSHADOW,” Part Two
A battle over one hundred years in the making – sister vs. sister! No one gets out unscathed! Not every bodily limb survives! PLUS: In 1920s Paris, Glory teams up with Ernest Hemingway to take down the greatest villain the city has ever known, illustrated by New Yorker cartoonist ROMAN MURADOV!

It Girl & The Atomics #4
“DARK STREETS, SNAP CITY” Part Four
LaLa Wah Wah has It Girl right where she wants her: under her boot! The truth about who this mysterious inter-dimensional villain really is comes to light, and the Atomics will have to rally everything they have to stop her. Featuring art from the Eisner-winning team behind Battlepug!

Mind The Gap #6
“WISH YOU WERE HERE,” Part One
New Arc! Great Jumping on point! Join the mystery everyone is talking about!!
As one person sits in a jail cell for the crime of attacking Elle Peterssen, the accuser is running free. Is a pawn about to become pain? Meanwhile, Elle is on the brink of contacting the physical world, but will resurfacing memories drive her further away? This issue begins the ending of many relationships as you know them, secrets laid bare, and not everyone will make it out in one piece…

Retrovirus HC
When Zoe, a brilliant young scientist who specializes in identifying extinct viruses, is offered a job at a remote research facility in Antarctica, she soon discovers her employer has unearthed a perfectly preserved Neanderthal. That is only one of the many dark secrets lurking at the facility as Zoe races against time to stop a global pandemic.

In the vein of Andromeda Strain, Altered States and Jurassic Park, RETROVIRUS seamlessly blends human drama, action, science fiction and horror in a 64 page graphic novel written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY (QUEEN CRAB, JONAH HEX, CREATOR-OWNED HEROES) and illustrated by NORBERTO FERNANDEZ (THE TATTERED MAN).

Revival #5
Em is going to need her ability to NOT DIE to save May Tao from Blaine’s garage. But something lurks in the forest nearby, and it wants IN.

Savage Dragon #183
SPECIAL 20TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE!
The final showdown between Overlord and Savage Dragon! This is the big one! It’s all been leading up to this! Secrets revealed – blood spilled – butts kicked! Comes with our highest possible recommendation!

Spawn #225
“DE-PROGRAMMED,” Part One
MILESTONE 225th issue! AND…FOR THE FIRST TIME…the results of a Presidential Election will directly affect the events to come.

On November 6th, the citizens of the United States of America will select their Commander In Chief. The winner, and his goals and agendas, will play a role in shaping the next stage in Jim Downing’s evolution.

Meanwhile…Jim’s long search for answers about his past comes to an end in this two-part story, featuring the return of fan-favorite villain, Jason Wynn.

Wynn, the master puppeteer whose manipulations led to Al Simmons’ original fall from grace, now lays bare the full truth regarding Jim’s role in “The Project.” But what are Wynn’s true intentions? And what ramifications do they have on global events.

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