Bluewater Productions sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week. Take the jump for an early look at Roger Corman’s Battle Amongst the Stars, Tom Corbett: Space Cadet, Tales from William F. Nolan’s Dark Universe, Sherlock Holmes: Victorian Knights, Fame: One Direction, Venus, and more.

Roger Corman’s Battle Amongst the Stars #4
Writer: Martin Fisher
Artist: Ben Hansen
In print and digital
“The battle concludes! The Malmori press their assault and get closer to their target, the Oztem replication technology. Zed and the resistance forces face their greatest choices. Are they willing to lay down their lives to stop Remlar and his forces? Who will survive at the end to tell the tale?”

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Tom Corbett: Space Cadet #4
Writer: Bill Spangler
Artist: John DaCosta
Tom, Astro and Roger have discovered the origin and the goal of the robot army called the One State. To fight these deadly robots, though, they need to solve a mystery, and, to solve that mystery, they have to enlist the help of Joan Dale.  Third in a four-issue limited series: story by Bill Spangler (Alien Nation: The Spartans and Robotech) and art by John DaCosta.

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Tales from William F. Nolan’s Dark Universe  #3
Writer: William F. Nolan & Jason Brock
Artist: Jaymes Bolton
In print and digital
TALES FROM WILLIAM F. NOLAN”S DARK UNIVERSE, Outstanding adaptations of some of his best horror stories, by the author of the novel and major motion picture Logan’s Run. Join the scary hi-jinks as characters struggle to deal with unseen horrors, killers, and more! This issue contains two stories called “Major Payne” & “Giant Man”

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Sherlock Holmes: Victorian Knights #4
Writer: Ken Janssens
Artist: Matt Martin
In print and digital
Alone in the middle of nowhere, Dr. Watson guards an important clue to the case of the Demon in the Trees. However, someone or something wants it back and isn’t afraid to kill Watson to get it back. Join us for the final, thrilling issue of “Sherlock Holmes: Victorian Knights”.

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Fame: One Direction #2
Writer: Michael Troy
Artist: Jill Lamarina
In print and digital
The sequel to the popular comic book in the “Fame” series.  One Direction is one of the biggest sensations in the world today and this issue has documented their Fame in since they formed.  See what One Direction is a British-Irish boy band consisting of members Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson have been doing with their FAME in comic book form!

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Fame: One Direction #1: itunes exclusive: Giant-Sized X-men #1 homage cover
Writer: Michael Troy
Artist: Gustavo Rubio
In print and digital
Special edition of issue #1 of the “FAME: One Direction”.  This is an homage to the classic cover from “X-men Giant #1” Bluewater Productions’ latest offering in it’s popular line of Fame biography comics features up and coming boy band One Direction. One Direction is a British-Irish boy band consisting of members Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. Chronicling their career, “Fame: One Direction” starts at the beginning, with the band’s performance on the popular reality TV show X-Factor.


Orbit: John Lennon
Writer: Marc Shapiro
Artist: Luciano Kars
In print and digital
John Lennon’s post Beatles life was every bit as amazing as his time as part of the legendary Fab Four. In the upcoming Bluewater comic book, “Orbit: John Lennon,” writer Marc Shapiro looks at those up and down moments that defined this true artist and renaissance man’s final years… right up to the moment when the music truly died.

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Venus #1
Writer: Chad Rebmann
Artist: Esdras Cristobel
Venus is blessed with, not only beauty, but power, forcing her to do super hero work on the side. Soon, she discovers a mysterious Olympian working with the hi-tech assassin group, which has marked their next target, Taylor Darcy, heir to the Darcy fortune and the most eligible bachelor in Hollywood. Now, Venus must watch over the spoiled Darcy, teaching him the mysterious ways of romance and to protect his ass from the assassin’s big guns! A hardboiled action adventure mixed with the classic screwball comedy, you don’t want to miss Venus in her first solo book! Come discover the love as only Venus can show you!


Orbit: Jack Kirby
Writer: Jon Judy
Artist: Paul Cox
For comic book fans the world over, Jack Kirby was the king. Born Jacob Kurtzberg in 1917, Bluewater Comics is now celebrating his life with their latest bio-comic “Orbit: Jack Kirby.” This new bio comic will highlight how an artist helped change the face of comic books. For almost three decades, characters were trapped within each panel, but Kirby’s cinematic style broke the boundaries of the sequential boxes, as he would use the whole page as his canvas. This style of graphic story telling would turn a fledgling comic book company into one of the most powerful companies in the world.

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Nanny & Hank: Retirement is Hell
Writer: Mark L. Miller
Artist: Steve Babb
In print and digital
NANNY & HANK Vol.1 – The critically acclaimed miniseries mixing horror & heart from AICN Comics writer Mark L. Miller gets collected! Nanny & Hank are ready for their golden years, but a blood-drunk vampire turns their life upside down!  Now the elderly pair must deal with becoming creatures of the night & take care of their ornery grandkids too!

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Presidential Pets
Writer: Paul J. Salamoff
Artist: Keith Tucker
From horses to elephants, read about the pets that occupied the White House along with the many families that stayed there!  A great book for all ages!

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Legend of Isis Vol 3 – Dogs of War
Writer: Ryan Scott Ottney
Artist: Rove
From Arcana: In print and digital
Isis confronts a new threat, known as The Council, who plan to cleanse the world of all who reject their one true god. When Scott is taken hostage, Isis– now completely powerless– agrees to trade her freedom for his. After the trade is complete, The Council welcomes Isis into their holy sanctuary, where she comes face-to-face with their o’mighty god herself… and Isis quickly realizes the the only person who could stop this maddening cult is the god whose word they follow. This brand new collected edition features never before seen images and bonus material!

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via Bluewater Productions


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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...

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