SNEAK PEEK: Image Comics for June 05, 2013

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Image Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of comics on sale this week.  Take the jump for a look at ’68: Jungle Jim #3, All-New Secret Skullkickers #1, Bedlam #7, BlackAcre #7, The Darkness #113, East of West #3, Invincible Universe #3, and more.

’68: Jungle Jim #3 (of 4)
In a tangled jungle known as the Hell Hole, fang and machete join forces as two relentless predators massacre the living dead. At Salut Glen mission, the Viet Cong teach a monstrous lesson in depravity and torture. And deep in the scalding shadows of war torn Laos, the children are weeping…

But the reaper is coming… and there’ll be hell to pay.

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All-New Secret Skullkickers #1
THE ALL-NEW SECRET SKULLKICKERS: We can’t hide the secret any longer!
SKULLKICKERS is the most fun adventure comic in the entire industry.
Jump on board with this unbooted new first issue and see why!

And, for those of you wishing comics kept the original numbering: No problem! Our B cover variant is a legacy-tastic issue twenty-two.

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Bedlam #7
“Way Back When.”

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BlackAcre #7
A disgraced leader braces for the fight of his life, a pariah comes to grips with a confounding new world, and a lethal duo sets out to track down an old ghost. Arc two begins here!

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The Darkness #113
“ALONE IN THE WOODS”
Darkness bearer Jackie Estacado’s daughter Hope has wandered beyond the perimeter of her father’s vigilantly guarded estate, Erewon. When night falls in the woods and the supernatural begins to stir, Hope is more at home that ever before. Don’t miss this twisted fairytale that illustrates firsthand that Hope is truly her father’s daughter!

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East of West #3
“THE DRAGON”
Death’s reign of terror over THOSE WHO RULE continues, as the forces of the END TIMES continue to work to bring about the Apocalypse. It’s the END OF THE WORLD: Someone dies, someone lives, and someone falls in love.

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Invincible Universe #3
Chupacabra is a recovering alcoholic with a lot to atone for. But will he find redemption in Siberia, at the hands of his dead teammate’s family, or climb back into the bottle?

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The Mice Templar IV: Legend #3
“THE STORYTELLERS”
Karic returns to where his saga began, within the cavern of the Fish gods, where the young hero of prophecy and destiny demands an answer regarding his fate. Meanwhile, his old friend Leito, who believes Karic died as a youth, discovers unexpected love in the town of Bluth. Yet the insidious manipulator Pilot the Tall weaves tales of deception that may doom the one-armed storyteller forever. And the growing “Legend of Karic” reveals an insidious darkness within those who follow his cause!

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The Perhapanauts: Danger Down Under! #5 (of 5)
“THE AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURE” Conclusion
The Incredible Finale!! It all comes Crashing together here!
The stunning Conclusion that just wrecks the place! We’ve
been building to this climax for 5 issues and you WON’T be
disappointed! Also, look at those freakin’ variant covers!!!
Plus, a startling epilogue that you won’t be forgetting anytime
soon! Be there!

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Savage Dragon #188
“THE CLAW”
The Claw returns! the legendary villain from the Golden Age of comics strikes again! Malcolm Dragon joins forces with the Claw’s most hated enemy–the Golden Age Daredevil in an effort to stop the notorious menace! Plus, we continue to look into the lives of the sons and daughters of Chicago’s Vicious Circle. It’s a tantalizing glimpse at the crime family they were born to inherit and the forces who oppose them.

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Son of Merlin #5
CONCLUSION!
Dr. Simon Ambrose, MIT professor and heir to Merlin’s magic legacy, has fled from the vengeful Morgana long enough. Now it is time to stand his ground and fight. But will inherited talent and his cursory understanding of Merlin’s diaries be enough to conquer a mage of Morgana’s level and might?

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Spawn #232
“COMPLEX MESSIAH,” Part Four
A Massacre!
An Awakening!
And The True Face of Evil!
Featuring another classic TODD McFARLANE cover!!!

As the world eagerly awaits the gifts of their newest savior, Jim Downing’s struggle for control over the darkness within him threatens to jeopardize everything he has worked to build. Violence erupts in the deserts of Mexico as the K7 goes on a feeding frenzy, and for the first time Jim awakens to the realities of the monster that lives within him. Can a man live with so much blood on his hands, or will the weight of the world’s sins crush any hope of salvation? While Jim wrestles with his new reality, an old adversary explores the true power behind Jim’s”miracles,” as THE CURSE makes his deadly return!

Also Featured: The K7-Leetha is a weapon of mass destruction birthed in the pits of Hell, a living creation built for one purpose — death. But what happens when a tool of unending violence has its own ambitions? A dark future awaits and the path forward begins here.

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Ten Grand #2
“ANGELS NEVER LIE”
FDA (Federal Demon Association) Advisory. Contents contain: one cult church where incantations are encoded into the playlist; one flesh-dwelling, food-obsessed demon; one seer capable of perceiving the spirit world but blinded to this one; one missing woman; one murder; one angel with an agenda of his own; and one rendezvous between supernatural investigator Joe Fitzgerald and the woman he loves, now deceased, in what may or may not be heaven. Warning: do not operate heavy equipment while reading.

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