Dark Horse Comics for July 2014

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Dark Horse Comics sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in July 2014.

ATLBTRV1-FC-WRK+SWOOP#1 for $1: Avatar: The Last Airbender—The Rift #1

Gene Luen Yang (W), Michael Dante DiMartino (W), Bryan Konietzko (W), and Gurihiru (A/Cover)

On sale July 2
FC, 32 pages
$1.00
One-shot

Written and drawn by the team behind the best-selling The Promise and The Search, Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru (in collaboration with Airbender and Korra creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko), this is the ultimate continuation of Avatar and the perfect companion to Legend of Korra!

• A low-cost entry into the New York Times best-selling series!

• Look for Avatar: The Last Airbender—The Rift Part 2 on sale in July!

 

ABES-#14-FC-FNLAbe Sapien #14

Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Max Fiumara (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Sebastián Fiumara (Cover)

On sale July 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing

Abe tries to find out what’s haunting the young woman he’s traveling with, while his own past catches up to him. Abe goes underwater for answers, but a crazed witch claims to hold the answers they both need.

“Easily one of the best books on the shelf each and every month.” —All Comic

 

 

ALLEYOOPV2-CVR-4x6Alley Oop Volume 2 HC

V. T. Hamlin (W/A/Cover)

On sale Sept 3
FC, 128 pages
$75.00
HC, 12” x 16”

Presenting the second in a series that collects, in chronological order, all the full color Sunday pages of the classic newspaper strip! Go back in time to the prehistoric kingdom of Moo, and follow the strange, hilarious and outlandish Stone Age antics of V. T. Hamlin’s intrepid caveman, Alley Oop! This oversized volume collects every Alley Oop Sunday strip from 1936 through 1938!

• After over ninety years, Alley Oop is still in publication!

• The strip has been commemorated in a hit song, a comics award statue, and a US postage stamp!

 

New Players, New Rules, New Season!

ANGELAFS10-#4-FC-FNL ANGELAFS10-#4-VARIANT-FC-FNLAngel & Faith Season 10 #4

Victor Gischler (W), Will Conrad (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Scott Fischer (Cover), and Chris Samnee and Jordie Bellaire (Variant cover)

On sale July 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing

Angel’s taking some beatings in Magic Town, while Faith is dishing them out, whether they’re deserved or not. The two remain a world apart, dealing with a demonic rock god and a city preyed on by the magical powers exploding inside it.

• Will Conrad (Serenity) returns to the Whedonverse!

• Executive produced by Joss Whedon!
AOBOL-FC-BC-SOLThe Art of The Book of Life HC

Jorge R. Gutierrez (W/A), Paul Sullivan (W/A), and Guillermo del Toro (W)

On sale Sept 3
FC, 184 pages
$34.99
HC, 11” x 10”

To determine whether the heart of humankind is pure and good, two godlike beings engage in an otherworldly wager during Mexico’s annual Day of the Dead celebration. They tether two friends, Manolo and Joaquin, into vying for the heart of the beautiful and fiercely independent Maria, with comical and sometimes dangerous consequences.

• Foreword by visionary filmmaker Guillermo del Toro!

• Introduction by writer/director Jorge R. Gutierrez (El Tigre).

• Behind the scenes of one of 2014’s biggest animated features.
BILLYYTKOMV1-CVR-4X6The Authentic Accounts of Billy the Kid’s Old Timey Oddities Omnibus TP

Eric Powell (W), Kyle Hotz (A/Cover), and Dan Brown (C)

On sale Sept 10
FC, 320 pages
$24.99
TP, 6” x 9”

The world believes the notorious outlaw Billy the Kid was killed by Pat Garrett, but in reality the Kid is very much alive, the hired gun of Fineas Sproule’s traveling spectacle of biological curiosities—or “freaks,” as Billy calls them. Follow Billy and this crew of oddities, searching for mystical gems, taking on a fiendish freak killer, and rescuing an alligator man from the clutches of the Loch Ness vampire! Now all three tales are presented in one gun-slingin’ omnibus!

• From the Eisner Award–winning creator of The Goon!

• The Wild West collides with Victorian horror!

“Well worth the price of admission for anyone craving a few laughs and some oddball characters.”—IGN
AW YEAH COMICS!!! It’s FINALLY here!

AYCV1-TPB-FC-WRK-LAYERSAw Yeah Comics!™ And . . . Action! TP

Art Baltazar (W/A/Cover) and Franco (W/A)

On sale Sept 3
FC, 152 pages
$12.99
TP, 7” x 10”

It’s up to Action Cat and Adventure Bug to stop the bad guys! Follow these amazing superheroes created by Art Baltazar and Franco in this EPIC ALL-AGES comic extravaganza!!! With BONUS stories from the AW YEAH BULLPEN . . . Scoot McMahon, Denver Brubaker, Alejandro Rosado, and Kurt Wood! Collects issues #1–#4.

• ALL collected for the first time in this handsome Dark Horse trade paperback!

• An epic all-ages extravaganza!

• From Itty Bitty Hellboy creators Art Baltazar and Franco!

• The kickstarter blockbuster offered at last!
AXE COP AND GOD TEAM UP!

AXECOPAC-#3-FC-FNLAxe Cop: The American Choppers #3 (of 3)

Malachai Nicolle (W), Ethan Nicolle (A/Cover), and Dirk Erik Schulz (C)

On sale July 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

The adventures of Axe Cop and the American Choppers have culminated in a massive war between heaven and hell! Now the American Choppers are on the frontlines, helping God and the angels fight Satan and his demons!

• Now a hit animated series on Fox’s Animation Domination HD!

“You can’t help but read this book all in one sitting.”—IGN
Peter Bergting (The Portent) joins Mike Mignola!

BWH-#1-FC-FNLBaltimore: The Witch of Harju #1 (of 3)

Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Peter Bergting (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Ben Stenbeck (Cover)

On sale July 30
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries

Baltimore shelters a woman on the run from a possessed dead man and the witch playing his puppet master.

• From Hellboy creator Mike Mignola!

“2014 is shaping up to be an intense year for Baltimore.”—Bloody Disgusting

“Although not as well known as Hellboy, Lord Baltimore does have my vote for Mignola’s best work.”—Comic Bastards

 

BPRDHE-#121-FC-FNLB.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #121

Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Laurence Campbell (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale July 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing

After a massive blackout shuts down B.P.R.D. headquarters, our heroes are faced with having to exorcise Kate Corrigan and the dead vet who’s with her.

• From the pages of Hellboy!

“Absolute must-read reading. Scary, exciting, and riveting storytelling. Highest possible recommendation.”—SciFi Pulse
BPRDHERBF-TPB-CVR-4X6B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth Volume 9: The Reign of the Black Flame TP

Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), James Harren (A), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale Sept 10
FC, 144 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”

With Liz Sherman back in fiery action, two B.P.R.D. teams make their way through the monster-filled streets of the Manhattan wasteland in order to reach the Black Flame’s fortress and take down his army. Collects B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #115-#119.

• Featuring art by James Harren, with pinups by Mike Mignola, Rafael Albuquerque, Kevin Nowlan, Richard Corben, and Ryan Sook!

“It’s as good a time as any to check in with a series that started as a Hellboy spin-off but has become a force in its own right.”—Comic Book Resources

 

Fred Van Lente and Freddie Williams II!

BBOYMG-#3-FC-FNLBrain Boy: The Men from G.E.S.T.A.L.T. #3 (of 4)

Fred Van Lente (W), Freddie Williams II (A/Cover), Jeremy Colwell (C), and Dan Scott (Cover)

On sale July 16
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries

It’s the end of the world . . . and Brain Boy’s at ground zero! Faraday confronts a legion of zombie bikers, while Brain Boy tries to escape a psychic cage that’s driving him insane as he’s forced to watch the apocalypse over and over again. Is the psychic cult that’s tormenting him also out to get the president?

“It will make your brain happy.”—Bloody Disgusting

“Five out of five.”—Unleash the Fanboy

 

 

BUFFYS10-#5-FC-FNL BUFFYS10-#5-VARIANT-FC-FNLBuffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #5

Christos Gage (W), Nicholas Brendon (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)

On sale July 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing

When Buffy and crew try to wrest Xander from Dracula’s control, they begin a battle supreme with the terrifying demon that Dracula has become . . .

• Nicholas Brendon joins the writing team!

• The team from Angel & Faith takes over Buffy!

“Another fantastic addition to the series.” —Newsarama

 

“Dark Horse has done this one right.”—Comic Bastards

CAPMID-#13-FC-FNLCaptain Midnight #13

Joshua Williamson (W), Manuel Garcia (P), Bit (I), Marta Martínez (C), and Dustin Nguyen (Cover)

On sale July 30
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing

The madman responsible for the assassination of Arcadia’s police chief in Two Past Midnight escaped . . . and now Tempus is back! Addicted to technology, Tempus wants Jim Albright’s inventions . . . and he’ll happily kill to get them! No one knows the Secret Squadron headquarters better than Captain Midnight, but he’ll need all his cunning to protect his home from this lunatic!

• Die Hard–style action by the artist of Skyman!

• Cover by Dustin Nguyen (Batman, Batman: Li’l Gotham)!
Captain Midnight’s past catches up with him!

CAPMIDV3-SOL-CVR-4x6Captain Midnight Volume 3: For a Better Tomorrow TP

Joshua Williamson (W), Fernando Dagnino (A), Javier Mena (C), and Felipe Massafera (Cover)

On sale Sept 24
FC, 112 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”

Since he traveled seventy years into the future, Captain Midnight has been attacked by supervillains, Nazis, and assassins. Tired of being on the defensive, he’s taking the fight to his enemies. But since his return, he hasn’t slowed down, and it’s about to catch up with him. He’s a man on a mission, but will he be able to handle the truth? Volume 3 collects issues #8–#11 of the ongoing superhero epic!

• A key title in Dark Horse’s new superhero initiative!

• Written by Joshua Williamson (Ghosted, Masks and Mobsters, Uncharted)!
Fred Van Lente’s cult crime comic!

SLNCR-TPB-CVR-SOL-4x6The Complete Silencers TP

Fred Van Lente (W), Steve Ellis (A/C/Cover), and Dae Lim Yoo (C)

On sale Sept 17
FC, 160 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”

In a city full of superpowered do-gooders, the mob needs above-average enforcers. Enter the Silencers, super criminals who are more than happy to use lethal force for a mafia-funded payday. When the Silencers’ leader finds out he’s being set up for a deadly fall, these pawns do more than put a mob king in checkmate . . . They want to take over the whole city’s crime scene. Collects issues #1–#4 of the series originally published by Moonstone, a one-shot originally published by Image, and all supplemental material.

 

FRED VAN LENTE’S CONAN RAMPS UP!

CONANTA-#4-FC-FNLConan the Avenger #4

Fred Van Lente (W), Eduardo Francisco (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Fiona Staples (Cover)

On sale July 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing

El Shebbeh is under attack, and it’s up to Conan as the city’s newest captain of the guard to defend against those who would seek to conquer it! A spy infiltrates the king’s inner circle, and Conan’s ally Agara is imprisoned after he learns a deadly truth!

• Conan faces off with magic and ghouls!

• Cover by Fiona Staples!

 

If aliens don’t kill him, the crash will!

DEEPG-#1-FC-FNLDeep Gravity #1 (of 4)

Mike Richardson (W), Gabriel Hardman (W/Cover), Corinna Bechko (W), Fernando Baldó (A), and Nick Filardi (C)

On sale July 30
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

He didn’t get onto the most lucrative interstellar mission for the money—Paxon wants to be reunited with the woman he loves. But his high-stakes journey takes him to a savage world full of the galaxy’s most dangerous game, where the gravity can turn your bones to powder.

• Written by Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko (Star Wars: Legacy, Planet of the Apes).
THE 2013 CRITICAL HIT RETURNS!

DRTHFES-#2-FC-WRKDream Thief: Escape #2 (of 4)

Jai Nitz (W) and Greg Smallwood (A/C/Cover)

On sale July 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

John Lincoln has to break two men out of two separate prisons . . . simultaneously! While plotting elaborate revenge against his tormentor, Patricio Brown-Eagle, will he have any time to share with the father he never knew? Or will the ghosts get a hold of the Dream Thief first?

“This is an ambitious and beautifully produced fever dream. Don’t wake me up, I want to stay in.”—Jonathan Hickman

 

WARPED WEIRDNESS WITHIN!

EERIE-#5-FC-FNLEerie #5

John Arcudi (W), Brandon Montclare (W), Aaron Conley (A), Henry Flint (A), and Jim Pavelec (Cover)

On sale July 9
b&w, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

Undergo a macabre metamorphosis this month with Eerie! Witness bizarre transformations set in motion by an ancient spore and ruinous radioactivity—brought to you by the otherworldly talents of John Arcudi, Brandon Montclare, Aaron Conley, and Henry Flint—not to mention a classic Eerie tale! Don’t miss the transfigurative fright!

• Aaron Conley (Sabertooth Swordsman), Henry Flint (Judge Dredd), John Arcudi (B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth), and Brandon Montclare (Rocket Girl)!
FRAZETTA! INFANTINO! CORBEN!

EERIEARCV17-CVR-SOL4x6Eerie Archives Volume 17 HC

Various (W/A)

On sale Sept 24
FC, 280 pages
$49.99
HC, 8 3/8” x 10 7/8”

The Eerie anthology of horror, fantasy, and science fiction overflows with a bounty of black-and-white tales, always delivering bizarre twists and ironic punches! The latest volume in this award-winning hardcover series features early pieces starring Jim Starlin’s Darklon the Mystic, gorgeous color covers by Frank Frazetta, and plenty of standalone scares! Collects Eerie magazine #81–#85.

• Foreword by Denis Kitchen!

• Featuring seven story interpretations inspired by an iconic Frazetta cover!

 

The end of the Wolfriders?!

EQFQ-#4-FC-FNLElfQuest: The Final Quest #4

Wendy Pini (W/A/Cover), Richard Pini (W), and Sonny Strait (C)

On sale July 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing

Years ago, the human tyrant Grohmul Djun made an unholy alliance with the mad half-elf, half-troll tinkerer called Two-Edge. Now, the Djun’s ambitious heir, Angrif, holds the key to a power never before seen on the World of Two Moons—a power that Chieftess Ember of the Wolfriders fears might destroy her world forever.

• Brand-new ElfQuest adventures!

• Collects ElfQuest extras from past and present!

“Just read all of them and say hello to insomnia.”—Comic Bastards

 

EMILYATSBTR-#2-FC-FNLEmily and the Strangers: Breaking the Record #2 (of 3)

Rob Reger (W), Mariah Huehner (W), Cat Farris (A/C/Cover), and Buzz Parker (Cover)

On sale July 30
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Though they’ve offered Emily and the Strangers a seemingly awesome record deal, it’s beginning to look like Awesomely Awesome Records isn’t all they appear to be. Initial investigation shows they might have something to do with the stray cat situation in Emily’s hometown! The gang decides they have to investigate before they sign anything!

• An Emily the Strange feature film is in development.

“A good fun comic with a great message for young female comic readers.”—Read Comic Books

 

EONEWT-#2-FC-FNLEye of Newt #2 (of 4)

Michael Hague (W/A/Cover)

On sale July 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Inimitable illustrator Michael Hague creates a marvelous tale of high fantasy! Newt, a young wizard’s apprentice, begins the trials to become a full-fledged wizard! His adventure leads him through the Netherworld, a magical realm filled with creatures both wondrous and frightful!

• From legendary illustrator Michael Hague!

• For fans of The Hobbit!

 

THE LAST FEAR AGENT’S FINAL ADVENTURE!

FAV6-2ND-ED-CVR-4X6Fear Agent Volume 6: Out of Step Second Edition TP

Rick Remender (W), Tony Moore (P/Cover), Mike Hawthorne (P), John Lucas (I), and Lee Loughridge (C)

On sale Sept 3
FC, 144 pages
$16.99
TP, 7” x 10”

The final tale of the last Fear Agent! Heath Huston is the only remaining human in a universe that has been totally amalgamated by Tetaldian robotic conquerors. Presented with one final opportunity to set things right, can Heath give the bastards a little back? Collects issues #28–#32.

• Heath blazes into a spectacular and moving finale!

• From Rick Remender (Captain America) and Tony Moore (The Walking Dead)!

 

Eisner Award winner!

FINDERTW-TPB-CVR-SOLFinder: Third World TP

Carla Speed McNeil (W/A/Cover), Jenn Manley Lee (C), and Bill Mudron (C)

On sale Sept 3
FC, 184 pages
$19.99
TP, 6” x 9”

There hasn’t been a single place that Jaeger couldn’t infiltrate, escape, or loot—until now! Award-winning creator Carla Speed McNeil and colorists Jenn Manley Lee and Bill Mudron create the very first full-color Finder graphic novel. Serialized in the pages of Dark Horse Presents, Finder: Third World now includes seventeen extra story pages and extensive annotations by McNeil!

• The first Finder graphic novel in full color!

“You’ll be addicted in no time.”—Jeff Smith (Bone)
The creative team of Mice Templar!

FURIOV1-CVR-SOL-4x6Furious Volume 1: Fallen Star TP

Bryan J. L. Glass (W) and Victor Santos (A/C/Cover)

On sale Sept 3
FC, 144 pages
$17.99
TP, 7” x 10”

Staring into a fractured mirror of her life, the world’s first superhero, Furious, seeks to atone for her past sins by doling out rage-fueled justice! But the spotlight of our celebrity-obsessed media threatens to undo her noblest efforts and expose her true identity before she can achieve redemption. Collects Furious #1–#5 and an eight-page short story from Dark Horse Presents #31.

“Glass and Santos’ creation is very much a superhero for our time.”—Comic Book Resources

“A visual treat . . . filled to the brim with awesome artwork.”—IGN

 

GOT-Daenerys-Targaryen-Magnet-SetGame of Thrones: Daenerys Targaryen Magnet Set

On sale Sept 24
7.75” x 10” in a plastic sleeve
$8.99 

After Daenerys is sold into marriage to Khal Drogo, they eventually fall in love. When Khal is murdered, Daenerys hatches three dragons by having her petrified dragon eggs placed on Drogo’s funeral pyre, before she walks into the flames to claim them. Her dragons are the first seen in the world in hundreds of years, earning her the epithet Mother of Dragons.

Jan Duursema joins the team!

GHOST4-#6-FC-FNLGhost #6
Chris Sebela (W), Jan Duursema (P), Dan Parsons (I), Dan Jackson (C), and Jenny Frison (Cover)

On sale July 2
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing

Von Ghastly’s not just a corny TV host—he’s an obsessive cult leader with a brainwashed fan club of obedient minions. What’s worse, he’s tapped into a power that allows him to physically touch Ghost! Will she be able to cancel his program before he takes her permanently off the air?

“Loaded with mystery and drama, set against a fantastically large supernatural backdrop.”—Comic Vine

“Everything you could hope for.”—Multiversity
Kelly Sue DeConnick!

GHOST4-V2-CVR-SOL-4x6Ghost Volume 2: The White City Butcher TP

Kelly Sue DeConnick (W), Chris Sebela (W), Ryan Sook (A), Drew Johnson (A), Geraldo Borges (A), Andy Owens (I), Dave McCaig (C), Dan Jackson (C), and Terry and Rachel Dodson (Cover)

On sale Sept 10
FC, 96 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”

Ghost, the spectral protector of Chicago, defends the world against extradimensional demons and all-too-human monsters. After a painful encounter with a familiar face, Elisa Cameron finds herself torn between protecting her city and uncovering the mystery of her past life! Collects Ghost #1–#4.

• Featuring killer covers from Terry and Rachel Dodson!

 

TROLLS-MFS4-MOCKUP-SHEETGood Luck Trolls Mystery Box Assortment Series 3

On sale Sept 24
15-figure counter display
$119.85

The Dark Horse Deluxe mystery-box assortment of Good Luck Trolls has been a growing sensation, capturing the attention of hipsters, collectors, and the general public alike. They’re ba-a-a-ack!

This all-new assortment of colorful designs comes with the fun addition of a jewel embedded in each Troll’s belly, as well as an all-new array of hair colors and exotic surface treatments. There are fifteen different versions, with varied levels of scarcity.

 

THE GOON RETURNS!

GOONOR-#1-FC-FNLThe Goon: Occasion of Revenge #1 (of 8)

Eric Powell (W/A/Cover)

On sale July 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries

In Eric Powell’s biggest story since 2008, what’s left of the Zombie Priest’s race of witches comes after the Goon, forcing him to face his nightmares or lose his town!

• The Goon returns for a monthly run!

• Eisner Award winner Eric Powell!

“After all these years, The Goon still manages to be a title for the true comic lover that doesn’t mind a bit of the surreal and peculiar in their reading.”—Complex

 

Evanier! Aragonés! Yeates!

GROOCONAN-#1-FC-FNLGroo vs. Conan #1 (of 4)

Mark Evanier (W), Sergio Aragonés (A/Cover), Thomas Yeates (A/Cover), and Tom Luth (C)

On sale July 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries

It had to happen: The most heroic warrior in history meets the stupidest as Robert E. Howard’s immortal Conan the Barbarian crosses swords with Sergio Aragonés’s Groo the Wanderer in Groo vs. Conan #1. This four-issue miniseries was concocted by Mark Evanier and Sergio Aragonés, aided by illustrator Thomas Yeates and colorist Tom Luth. Will Conan annihilate Groo? Will Groo turn out to be the man who can defeat Conan? We’ll see.

• Comics’ greatest barbarians together at last!

 

New arc with Master Chief!

HALOES-#8-FC-FNLHalo: Escalation #8

Brian Reed (W), Sergio Ariño (P), Juan Castro (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Anthony Palumbo (Cover)

On sale July 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

The Master Chief returns in “The Next 72 Hours: Part 1”! After defeating the Didact, John-117 joined the crew of Infinity . . . but why did he leave? The mystery begins here. Halo® lead writer Brian Reed (Amazing Spider-Man, Ms. Marvel) reveals the secret events that immediately follow the end of Halo 4.

• From Halo lead writer and comics veteran Brian Reed!

 

Charming, dark, and unforgettable

JAYBIRD-HC-FC-BC-FNLJaybird HC

Jaakko Ahonen (W) and Lauri Ahonen (A/Cover)

On sale Sept 3
FC, 128 pages
$19.99
HC, 8 1/2” x 11 3/4”

Disney meets Kafka in this beautiful, intense, original tale! Jaybird is the story of a very small and very scared little bird, who lives a lonely, isolated life in a great big house with his infirm mother. Curious but terrified of the world outside, he’s never been outside the house, and he will never leave if his mother has anything to say about it.

• Gorgeously painted, humorously melancholy modern fable for adults.

 

An acclaimed creative team’s finale!

CONANKCQ-#6-FC-FNLKing Conan: The Conqueror #6 (of 6)

Timothy Truman (W), Tomás Giorello (A/Cover), and José Villarrubia (C)

On sale July 30
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries

As Xaltotun and his traitorous lackeys face the returning King Conan, it’s their black magic against Conan’s fury and steel! The barbarian has an oath of vengeance to keep, some powerful friends of his own by his side, and a promise of love to fulfill! The epic adaptation’s thunderous climax!

• Conan confronts an ancient evil as he seeks to regain his crown!

“10 out of 10.”—Newsarama

 

Gail Simone!

LMEGA-CVR-SOL-4x6Leaving Megalopolis HC

Gail Simone (W), Jim Calafiore (A/Cover), and Jason Wright (C)

On sale Sept 10
FC, 120 pages
$14.99
HC, 7” x 10”

When the caped heroes of the world’s safest city inexplicably turn into homicidal maniacs, no one is safe. The only rational thing to do is to get the hell out of town. If only it were that easy. A small group of terrified survivors make a desperate run for the city limits, chased by unspeakable evil!

• The Kickstarter phenomenon is finally available through Dark Horse Comics!

• The team behind the critically acclaimed comic Secret Six, Jim Calafiore and Gail Simone, reteam in this relentless book.

 

The complete Legal Drug in one omnibus!

LEGAL-DRUG-CVR-SOL-4x6Legal Drug Omnibus TP

CLAMP (W/A/Cover)

On sale Sept 10
b&w, 528 pages
$19.99
TP, 5 1/8″ x 7 1/4″ 

Kudo Kazehaya’s name evokes the wind, which is given to warn him that one day he, too, might disappear. He almost thought his time had come—until he was rescued by the dark, handsome, and equally mysterious Himura Rikuo. Now they both reside where Rikuo works, the Green Drugstore, a place that dispenses not only medicine but the secret powers of both Rikuo and Kazehaya, as the pair embark on missions into the paranormal at the bidding of its strange proprietor, Kakei.
• Get the sequel, Drug & Drop, in 2015 from Dark Horse!

 

“Gorgeous.”—Kotaku

LOKARTS2-CVR-SOL-4x6The Legend of Korra: The Art of the Animated Series Book Two—Spirits HC

Michael Dante DiMartino (W), Bryan Konietzko (W/Cover), and Joaquim Dos Santos (W)

On sale Sept 3
FC, 184 pages
$34.99
HC, 9” x 12”

This handsome hardcover gives you an in-depth look at the creative team behind the vibrant and richly detailed world of Korra. Discover never-before-seen artwork created during development of Book Two: Spirits. With detailed commentary throughout, this is an intimate look inside the creative process that brought the mystical world of bending and a new generation of heroes to life!

• Commentary by creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko!

• Follow-up to smash-hit animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender!

• Never-before-seen artwork!

 

MUG-1-SIDE-VIEW MUG-1-SIDE-VIEW MUG-2-SIDE-VIEWThe Legend of Zelda Coffee Mugs

On sale July 16

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time—Li’l Link Mug
$14.99

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time—Link on Epona Mug
$14.99

Dark Horse Deluxe brings you two high-quality mugs based on characters from the
award-winning franchise. Each colorful mug is a big 16 oz. size. Packaged in a color box.

 

EISNER AND HARVEY AWARD WINNER!

MANLIBV6-CVR-COMP-4x6-SOLThe Manara Library Volume 6: Escape from Piranesi and Other Stories HC

Milo Manara (W/A), Alfredo Castelli (W), Valentino Rossi (W), and various

On sale Sept 10
b&w/FC, 296 pages
$59.99
HC, 8 3/8″ x 10 7/8″

In this final volume of The Manara Library, the Maestro’s unmatched draftsmanship and versatility are on full display, with stories spanning science fiction, westerns, war, creature features, and more! Featuring the sexy political space opera Escape from Piranesi; the provocative illustrated history of the human race “The Story of Humanity”; Manara and Castelli’s classic tale of spiritual discovery, The Snowman; and Manara’s Reality Comics, among others; all newly translated.

• The most comprehensive collection of Manara’s works ever released!

 

SYROCO-4X6-XMEN-94-COLOSSUSMarvel Classic Characters: Uncanny X-Men 94 #5: Colossus

On sale Sept 24
Packaged in a custom litho-printed tin box, containing character booklet and unique pin back button. Limited to 750 numbered copies.
$49.95

Colossus is by far the physically strongest member of the X-Men, being able to transform into a strong metallic figure. We are delighted to give him the Syroco-style treatment.

Sculpted by Yoe! Studio in its signature “primitive but charming ” style.

 

FREEDOM OR DEATH!

MEFND-#13-FCMass Effect: Foundation #13

Mac Walters (W), Jeremy Barlow (W), Tony Parker (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Benjamin Carré (Cover)

On sale July 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

The explosive finale! Can Rasa outwit all of Cerberus and escape to live a life of freedom? Or will the Illusive Man tighten the noose around her neck?

• Story by Mac Walters, lead writer of Mass Effect 2 and 3!

• Ties directly into the “Citadel” DLC for Mass Effect 3!

“The writing . . . is fantastic and it works.”—Unleash the Fanboy
At the end of the world . . .

MASSIVE-#25-FC-FNLThe Massive #25

Brian Wood (W), Garry Brown (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and J. P. Leon (Cover)

On sale July 30
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing

The Crash was only the beginning. The earth has begun to tear itself apart. And the truth of Mary’s identity, which began as a faint signal, grows louder and is seemingly connected to it all. The secret of the Crash and the location of the missing ship The Massive get answered here, in the final arc, Ragnarok!

“Wood’s post-Crash world . . . remains as interesting as it did when it began.”—Comic Book Resources

 

New York Times bestseller!

MMGMT-#24-FC-FNLMind Mgmt #24

Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover)

On sale July 30
FC, 24 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

MIND MGMT concludes its second year in this crucial one-shot revealing “The Life and Times of Henry Lyme,” with a shocking twist that sets up the final two arcs!

• The AV Club’s best series of 2013!

• This issue is the perfect jumping-on point for new readers!

• Retailers, see your order form for a special offer.

“Matt Kindt is a storyteller so fully in control of his gifts that his graphic novels read like quietly compelling arguments for the comics medium’s narrative potential.”—NPR

“There’s espionage and conspiracy for the thriller seekers, and mind control, loquacious dolphins and reality corkscrewing like taffy for fans of Lost, Fringe, and The Prisoner.”—New York Times

 

THE SEQUEL TO LONE WOLF AND CUB!

NLWCV2-CVR-4X6New Lone Wolf and Cub Volume 2 TP

Kazuo Koike (W) and Hideki Mori (A/Cover)

On sale Sept 3
b&w, 208 pages
$13.99
TP, 5” x 7 1/8”

In Kazuo Koike’s Lone Wolf and Cub sequel, Daigoro, son of the slain “Lone Wolf,” accompanies warrior Togo Shigekata on the road to Satsuma. But the secret message Togo carries is a fraud, and enemies have aligned to ensure the message’s delivery . . . and the death of Daigoro!

• Over one million copies sold of the Dark Horse Lone Wolf and Cub editions.

• Lone Wolf and Cub omnibus program collects the entire original series in value-priced editions.

• Uncut and in authentic right-to-left format.

 

Multiple Eisner Award winner!

NXOMV6-CVR-SOL-4x6Nexus Omnibus Volume 6 TP

Mike Baron (W), Hugh Haynes (P), Mark Heike (P), and Steve Rude (Cover)

On sale Sept 10
FC, 424 pages
$24.99
TP, 6” x 9”

When dark forces push the current Nexus into his work with a brutal vengeance, classic Nexus Horatio Hellpop must step in before he goes too far! But as the Nexuses square off, an even greater threat looms on the cosmic horizon! Collects Nexus volume 2 #66–#80.

• Don’t miss original Nexus stories in Dark Horse Presents!

• Over 400 pages!

 

A PROSE ANTHOLOGY OF TERROR!

NIGHTCARN-SOL-CVR-4x6Nightmare Carnival TP

Dennis Danvers (W), Terry Dowling (W), Nick Mamatas (W), Priya Sharma (W), and E. M. Gist (Cover)

On sale Sept 24
b&w, 350 pages
$19.99
TP, 5 1/4″ x 8”

A man determined to kill a clown. A child’s eleventh birthday heralds the arrival of a bizarre new entourage. A suicidal performer just can’t seem to die. All of these weird marvels and more can be found at the Nightmare Carnival!
• Featuring an introduction by Katherine Dunn (Geek Love).

• Ellen Datlow’s collaboration with Dark Horse Lovecraft Unbound sold over 10,000 copies in its first year!

 

PARIAH-#6-FC-FNLPariah #6 (of 8)

Aron Warner (W), Philip Gelatt (W), and Brett Weldele (A/Cover)

On sale July 30
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

A fatal outbreak causes the Vitros to divide their focus between saving Earth and preparing to launch their space station out of Earth’s orbit.

• Created by Academy Award winner Aron Warner (Shrek).

• Written by Philip Gelatt (Petrograd), with art by Eisner-nominated painter Brett Weldele (The Surrogates).

PARIAHV2-CVR-COMP-4x6Pariah Volume 2 TP

Aron Warner (W), Philip Gelatt (W), and Brett Weldele (A/Cover)

On sale Sept 3
FC, 104 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”

With an entire space station at their disposal, the Vitros (genetically enhanced genius teenagers) have to fight for survival against an increasingly aggressive Earth. Collects Pariah #1–#4.

“It’s a story of exceptional people being pushed to their limits, and being forced to do things they wouldn’t otherwise do.”—We the Nerdy

“An incredibly strong start to what should be a great new series.”—All Comic

 

Eduardo Risso!

REDMOON-HC-CVR-4x6Red Moon HC

Carlos Trillo (W) and Eduardo Risso (A/Cover)

On sale Sept 17
FC, 240 pages
$24.99
HC, 8 3/8″ x 10 7/8″

When Moon’s village is attacked and her father arrested, she embarks on an adventure to find the power to save him and bring joy back to the people of Burien. With the help of an invisible friend, Moon and her pal Antolin the acrobat will sail the high seas, befriend fairies, and fight volatile monsters. On their journey, they’ll gather the strength to confront the vast army controlling the citizens of her home and bring peace to the land.
• Fairies, knights, and flying caped crusaders!

 

THE BOLD, THE BRAVE, and the HORRIFYING!


REHSS-#9-FC-FNLRobert E. Howard’s Savage Sword #9

Paul Tobin (W), Gary Chaloner (W/A), Roy Thomas (W), Alberto Alburquerque (A), John Buscema (A), Alfredo Alcala (A), and Ariel Olivetti (Cover)

On sale Sept 24
FC, 80 pages
$7.99
Ongoing

The hard-hitting anthology is back with more tales from the mind of pulp master Robert E. Howard! While adventurers Conrad and Kirowan confront a demonic invader in London, pioneer Breckinridge Elkins bumbles across the American frontier . . . and of course, Conan treads the plains of Hyboria!

• The conclusion of Paul Tobin and Alberto Alburquerque’s haunting “A Book and Its Cover.”

• Includes the classic Thomas/Buscema adaptation of “Black Colossus”!

 

FREEDOM IS NEVER FREE

SHEATHCOTE-HC-SOLSally Heathcote, Suffragette HC

Mary M. Talbot (W), Kate Charlesworth (A/Cover), and Bryan Talbot (A)

On sale Sept 10
FC, 192 pages
$19.99
HC, 6” x 8 1/2″

A story of loyalty, love, and courage, Sally Heathcote, Suffragette follows a common housemaid swept up in the feminist militancy of Edwardian Britain. Costa Award winners Mary and Bryan Talbot and acclaimed illustrator Kate Charlesworth craft a gripping inside story of depth, drama, and detail that brings history to life.

• Mary Talbot, PhD (Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes), is an internationally acclaimed scholar and author.

• Layouts by Bryan Talbot (Tale of One Bad Rat, Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes)!

 

CONANSSV17-CVR-SOL-4x6The Savage Sword of Conan Volume 17 TP

Various (W/A)

On sale Sept 17
b&w, 520 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”

Vastly outnumbered, Conan and his mercenary army retreat to a walled city where safety is assured . . . as is starvation within the enemy’s encircling stranglehold. But the city holds a horrifying secret that makes the slow death of privation or the agonizing death of the blade seem welcome! Collects Conan stories from Marvel’s The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian #171–#180.

• Never before collected and out of print for over twenty years!

• Over 500 pages, value priced!

• Featuring famed comics and screen writer Gerry Conway.

 

SWARS-#19-FC-FNLStar Wars #19

Brian Wood (W), Carlos D’Anda (A), Gabe Eltaeb (C), and Hugh Fleming (Cover)

On sale July 9
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing

Luke, Leia, Han, and Chewie are together again aboard the Millennium Falcon. Disguised as smugglers, they have a crazy caper to pull off—if they can avoid the dread bounty hunter IG-88!

“Wood continues to craft a great story to add to the already rich expanded universe, leaving the readers wanting for more.”—Newsarama

“I’ll be damned if I’m going to miss a single thing.”—Comic Bastards

 

SWDMSOD-#3-FC-FNLStar Wars: Darth Maul—Son of Dathomir #3 (of 4)

Jeremy Barlow (W), Juan Frigeri (A), Mauro Vargas (I), Wes Dzioba (C), and Chris Scalf (Cover)

On sale July 16
FC, 40 pages
$3.50
Miniseries

Darth Maul has captured Darth Sidious’s new apprentice! Mother Talzin and Maul attempt to sway Count Dooku to their cause, revealing surprising facts about Maul’s past. But an attack by an elite Jedi strike force throws everyone’s plans into chaos!

• Based on unaired episodes of the television series The Clone Wars!

 

Rogue planet—rogue Sith!

SWLEG2-#17-FC-FNLStar Wars: Legacy #17

Corinna Bechko (W), Gabriel Hardman (W), Brian Albert Thies (A), Jordan Boyd (C), and Agustin Alessio (Cover)

On sale July 23
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing

On a mission by order of the Empress, Ania Solo and a contingent of stormtroopers search for Jao Assam and Darth Wredd. Arriving once again on the rogue planet where her adventures began, Ania encounters something no one expected—an army of Sith!

• Sith! Stormtroopers! Solo!

“Anyone who reads Star Wars comic books must read Star Wars: Legacy.”—Comic Book Bin

 

MATT KINDT! ADAM HUGHES!

SWREHE-#4-HUGHES-FC-FNLSWREHE-#4-KINDT-FC-FNL SWREHE-#4-ULTRA-VARIANT-FC-FNLStar Wars: Rebel Heist #4 (of 4)

Matt Kindt (W/Variant cover), Marco Castiello (P), Dan Parsons (I), Gabe Eltaeb (C), Adam Hughes (Cover/Sketch variant cover)

On sale July 30
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries

The Rebellion’s plan is coming together. All Luke Skywalker has to do is elude an Imperial spy—and perform some unanticipated rescues! But this farm boy is on the edge of greatness, and he is not about to stop saving the galaxy now!

• Matt Kindt writes the Leia, Han, and Luke from the classic era of Star Wars!

• Covers by Adam Hughes!

 

TERMEME-#6-FC-FNLTerminator: Enemy of My Enemy #6 (of 6)

Dan Jolley (W), Jamal Igle (P/Cover), Ray Snyder (I), and Wes Dzioba (C)

On sale July 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Betrayed by humanity and battered by a machine, ex-CIA operative Farrow Greene engages in the final showdown with her new and old enemies! Greene must put it all on the line in order to preserve the life of biologist Elise Fong, but can her skills match the T-800’s raw, tireless brutality?

• Superstar artist Jamal Igle (Supergirl)!

“Another solid offering in Dark Horse’s stable of Terminator comic books.”—Comic Book Resources

 

“Get this or be terminated.”—SciFi Pulse
TERMFB-7-FC-FNLTerminator Salvation: The Final Battle #7 (of 12)
J. Michael Straczynski (W), Pete Woods (A/Cover), and Matt Wilson (C)

On sale July 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

As the deranged Thomas Parnell employs the Terminator army to wreak havoc on both the human resistance and Skynet, the computer network calculates a single option for survival—and its plans require John Connor!

• J. Michael Straczynski!

• Pete Woods (Superman, Deadpool) brings the destruction!

• Celebrating 30 years of The Terminator!

 

Gail Simone!

TR-#6-FC-FNLTomb Raider #6

Gail Simone (W), Nicolás Daniel Selma (P), Juan Gedeon (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Dan Scott (Cover)

On sale July 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing

Lara’s journey leads her to a place she thought she would never return to—the place of her nightmares—Yamatai! Can Lara survive long enough to find out the truth of the danger that stalks her?

• The official continuation of Lara Croft’s story reaches its first arc conclusion!

• The Tomb Raider video game sold over 3.5 million copies in 2013!

“A must have for fans of the video game franchise.”—Fortress of Solitude

 

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF USAGI!

UYCS-#5-FC-FC-SOLUsagi Yojimbo Color Special: The Artist

Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover) and Tom Luth (C)

On sale July 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
One-shot

The artist of 47 Ronin returns to his signature creation in a new one-shot collecting four Usagi Yojimbo tales in full color, from the pages of Dark Horse Presents and MySpace DHP! In this issue, Usagi encounters ghosts, thugs, pumpkins(?!), and a foreign artist with a price on his head! Collects “Saya,” “Buntori,” “The Artist,” and the much-lauded “Cut the Plum”! Collects stories from Dark Horse Presents #7, #35, and #36, and MySpace Dark Horse Presents #18 and #35!

• 32 pages of color stories and a perfect entry point for new readers!

• Contains a preview of Usagi Yojimbo: Senso #1!
Beautiful and brutal!

VEIL-#5-FC-SOLVeil #5 (of 5)

Greg Rucka (W) and Toni Fejzula (A/Cover)

On sale July 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries

The mysterious young woman named Veil fights to escape the powerful men controlling her. There’s only one person she can trust, but he’s about to learn that love, whether it’s twisted or pure, always demands a sacrifice.

• From Eisner Award–winning writer Greg Rucka (Whiteout, Stumptown, Queen & Country, Gotham Central)!

• Rucka’s next great heroine is not what you expect!

 

Is all hope lost?

VICTOR-#13-FC-FNLThe Victories #13

Michael Avon Oeming (W/A/Cover) and Nick Filardi (C)

On sale July 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

The shadowy organization behind the downfall of the champions chooses Lady Dragon to meet the visitors—the makers of gods and champions. As she ascends the ranks, will she remember her original cause and the Victories, or has she become an Advisor?

• By Eisner Award winner Michael Avon Oeming (cocreator of Powers).

“A fresh take on the superhero genre.”—The Weekly Crisis

“10 out of 10.”—Newsarama

 

WITCHER-#5-FC-FNLThe Witcher #5 (of 5)

Paul Tobin (W), Joe Querio (A/Cover), and Carlos Badilla (C)

On sale July 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Geralt uncovers a bitter betrayal, leading to the release of a legion of cursed souls! As he endures their onslaught, he must also seek escape from the torture of the House of Glass!

• Based on the hit game by CD Projekt RED!

• From the Eisner-winning writer of Bandette, Prometheus, and Colder!

 

Cover by Mike Mignola!

WITCHER-TPB-FC-FNLThe Witcher Volume 1 TP

Paul Tobin (W), Joe Querio (A), Carlos Badilla (C), and Mike Mignola (Cover)

On sale Sept 10
FC, 120 pages
$17.99
TP, 7” x 10”

Traveling near the edge of the Black Forest, monster hunter Geralt meets a widowed fisherman whose dead and murderous wife resides in an eerie mansion known as the House of Glass—a labyrinth of endless rooms with nothing to fill them, and horror around every corner. Collects the entire miniseries.

 

Horror fiction legend Kim Newman!

WFUL-#2-FC-FNLWitchfinder: The Mysteries of Unland #2 (of 5)

Kim Newman (W), Maura McHugh (W), Tyler Crook (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Julián Totino Tedesco (Cover)

On sale July 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries

After a dangerous clash with giant eel monsters, Sir Edward Grey determines that all signs of the secrets of Hallam point to Poole’s Elixir factory.

• Featuring art by Tyler Crook (Bad Blood, B.P.R.D.)!

• Created by Mike Mignola!
ERIC NGUYEN RETURNS!

X2-#15-FC-FNLX #15

Duane Swierczynski (W), Eric Nguyen (A), Michelle Madsen (C), and Tony Parker (Cover)

On sale July 9
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing

With Arcadia in the grip of a war between the old gangs and the newly arrived militia known as “The Chosen,” mob boss Carmine Tango arranges a meeting with a visiting billionaire. When X crashes the party, he’ll discover an enemy categorically unlike any he’s ever faced!

“I like where X is headed and have bought in to Swierczynski and Nguyen’s world, lock, stock and bloody barrel!”—Unleash the Fanboy