Action Lab Entertainment sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in November 2016.


ACTIONLAB_DOG_4_A_CVR ACTIONLAB_DOG_4_B_CVRACTION LAB: DOG OF WONDER #3

Writer(s): Vito Delsante and Scott Fogg
Artist Name(s): Reilly Leeds
Cover Artist(s): Reilly Leeds (COVER A), Jay Peteranetz (COVER B)

NEW STORY ARC! NEW ARTIST! Percy and the Action Lab League are on the case as a new dog enters their lives as they continue their search for the dogs that have gone missing in Canaan City. And it looks like Percy’s secret has been revealed…to two unlikely characters. Join us as we welcome Reilly Leeds on as new regular series artist!

32 pgs./ E / FC $3.99 (reg.), $4.99 (var.)

av_compendiumATHENA VOLTAIRE HC COMPENDIUM

Writer(s): Steve Bryant
Artist Name(s): Steve Bryant
Cover Artist(s): Steve Bryant

In the knuckle-dusting style of classic pulp adventure comes Athena Voltaire, a courageous, globetrotting aviatrix who takes on Nazis, zombies, and unspeakable occult creatures! This whopping 224-page tome rescripts and remasters Athena’s adventures from the long-running, Eisner-nominated comic by Steve Bryant, including over 50 pages of new material created for the Compendium!

224 pgs./ T / FC $19.99

av_vg_01_COVER_A av_vg_01_COVER_BATHENA VOLTAIRE & THE VOLCANO GODDESS #1

Writer(s): Steve Bryant
Artist Name(s): Steve Bryant
Cover Artist(s): Steve Bryant (COVER A), Michael Allred (COVER B)

The fan-favorite pulp heroine returns in an all-new miniseries written and drawn by Eisner and Manning Award-nominated creator Steve Bryant. When her father gains possession of a legendary necklace, Athena Voltaire must save him from both strange assassins and the Nazis, who want the power the artifact could unlock! Variant cover by comics legend Michael (MADMAN) Allred!

32 pgs./ T / FC $3.99 (reg.), $4.99 (var.)

awake_issue_8_2x3_rgbAWAKE #8

Writer(s): Susan Beneville
Artist Name(s): Brian Hess
Cover Artist(s): Brian Hess

Don’t miss the exciting conclusion to the Gremon storyline! Regn escapes. The Baron proceeds with his plan to wake Gremon and control the planet. Picar’s past haunts him. Gurk seeks revenge. Chay stands tall. Gen chooses sides. Operi explains everything and Bashi says good-bye.

32 pgs./ E / FC $3.99

BTWD2_SOLICITBEYOND THE WESTERN DEEP: VOLUME 2

Writer(s): Alex Kain
Artist Name(s): Rachel Bennett
Cover Artist(s): Rachel Bennett

As conflict looms between ancient enemies, the fragile truce that held civilization together has begun to unravel. A small peace envoy travels north to prevent war, while a ragtag army of rebels marches south to create it. Experience the latest chapter of this all-ages fantasy saga in its second collected volume!

96 pgs./ A / FC $9.99

BloodandDust_volume1TPB_cover_solicitBLOOD+DUST: VOLUME 1

Writer(s): Michael R. Martin & Adam Orndorf
Artist Name(s): Roy Allan Martinez
Cover Artist(s): Roy Allan Martinez

Co-Creators & Writers Michael R. Martin & Adam Orndorf give a fresh infusion of blood into the vampire genre with the Glenny Family. Brought to life by the illustrations of Roy Allan Martinez and colors of Raymund Lee, Blood & Dust pushes the boundaries of horror and explores dark places children shouldn’t be allowed to go…especially the swamp.

96 pgs./ T+ / FC $11.99

BRIGANDS-1-COVER BRIGANDS-1-VARIANT-COVERBRIGANDS #1

Writer(s): Ram V
Artist Name(s): Nick Barber, Jason Lewis, Kel Nuttall
Cover Artist(s): Mukesh Singh (COVER A), Anand Radhakrishnan (COVER B)

Pulled from death row and recruited by the secretive inquisition to steal an artifact called The Myros Pendulum, Stilian Desault now paired with an old colleague, Veina must put together a group of Brigands for the heist of their lives. But there are no happy endings or quick deaths for battle-forged blades. Stilian will soon discover that things are about to go very wrong.

32 pgs./ T+ / FC $3.99 (reg.), $4.99 (var.)

Cash_and_Carrie_Book_One_Cover_RGBCASH+CARRIE: BOOK ONE

Writer(s): Shawn Pryor, Giulie Speziani
Artist Name(s): Various Artists
Cover Artist(s): Nilah Magruder

Two junior high detectives, Dallas Cash and Inez Carrie, are on the case! Cash’s tech savviness paired with Carrie’s sensible approach makes them the perfect mystery-solving duo. Together, they investigate a missing mascot, make a few ghost friends and expose an undercover Voodoo cult. Baddies beware, these gumshoes won’t easily scare!

72 pgs./ E / FC $9.99

HERALD-9HERALD #9

Writer(s): John Reilly
Artist Name(s): Tom Rogers (pencils), Dexter Weeks (color, letters)
Cover Artist(s): Tom Rogers

When Houdini and Lovecraft are taken to Sean Breag’s underground ceremony room, Sonia Greene and Tesla rush to save them from the transformative power of the accursed needle of Zur’in Xal in a confrontation that leaves more questions than answers.

32 pgs./ T / FC $3.99

HC-TPB4-cover-WEBHERO CATS VOL. 4: WORLD TOUR

Writer(s): Kyle Puttkammer
Artist Name(s): Omaka Schultz (pencils), Ryan Sellers (inks), Brandon Page (inks), Julie Barclay (colors)
Cover Artist(s): Omaka Schultz

Exploring the world they saved. From the dangers of the desert, to a remote jungle island, and finally the Far East, the Hero Cats are ready for anything.

96 pgs./ E / FC $11.99

MIRACULOUS-7A_SOLICIT MIRACULOUS-7B_SOLICITMIRACULOUS #7

Writer(s): Zag Entertainment
Artist Name(s): Zag Entertainment
Cover Artist(s): Zag Entertainment
Arranged and Adapted by: Cheryl Black and Nicole D’Andria

Hawk Moth turns Jalil, a young Egyptologist, into Pharaoh, a super-villain with the powers of the gods of Ancient Egypt. Pharaoh intends to sacrifice Alya in a ritual at the foot of the Louvre Pyramid in order to bring an ancient Egyptian princess back to life. In order to stop him, Ladybug and Cat Noir will have to fight against an army of mummies and to unearth strange secrets which date back over 5,000 years…

64 pgs./ E / FC $4.99

MIRACULOUS-TPB-VOL2_SOLICITMIRACULOUS: SPOTS ON

Writer(s): Zag Entertainment
Artist Name(s): Zag Entertainment
Cover Artist(s): Zag Entertainment
Arranged and Adapted by: Cheryl Black and Nicole D’Andria

Hawk Moth is at it again!

Follow Ladybug and Cat Noir as they save Paris from Hawk Moth’s akumatized citizens such as, Roger Cop, whose embodiment of the law ensures a tyrannical jusrice, the Bubbler, who wants a city of all children, and Mr. Pigeon, whose aim is a city of birds! Will Paris ever be safe from Hawk Moth and his akuma? There’s only one way to find out!

SPOTS ON, CLAWS OUT!

Collects issue #4-6.

192 pgs./ E / FC $9.99

Adv-of-Miru-cover-3MIRU #3

Writer(s): Rick Laprade (script), Rick Laprade & J. McClary (story)
Artist Name(s): J. McClary (drawing, inking), Elenora Dalla Rosa (colorist), Rick Laprade (lettering)
Cover Artist(s): J. McClary (art) & Elenora Dalla Rosa (colorist)

Successfully avoiding certain death in the cursed Wraith Wood, Miru, Scribbles, 9Teen, and the mysterious Kayelyn stare down even more danger as they’re besieged by an ancient horror. With the surface clearly not smooth sailing, the group treks to the dark reaches of Gaia’s lower depths—The Underworks.

32 pgs./ T / FC $3.99

Previews-Preview-of-Monty-The-Dinosaur-TPB-Cover-CMYK-MONTY THE DINOSAUR: BOOK ONE

Writer(s): Bob Frantz
Artist Name(s): Jean Franco
Cover Artist(s): Jean Franco

Here it is! The gut­busting, cookie­munching, swing set­destroying adventures of your favorite prehistoric pal and his best friend all in one nifty collection. Collects issues 1­3 of Action Lab Entertainment’s smash hit all­ages romp.

96 pgs./ E / FC $8.99

Puppet_Master_19_A_Standard-RGB-Solicit Puppet_Master_19_B_Williams_Cover-RGB-Solicit Puppet_Master_19_C_Lumsden_Cover-RGB-Solicit Puppet_Master_19_D_Kill_Cover-RGB-Solicit Puppet_Master_19_E_Kill_Cover_Sketch-RGB-SolicitPUPPET MASTER #19

Writer(s): Shawn Gabborin
Artist Name(s): Marco Carrillo (pencils/inks) , Dan Olvera (colors)
Cover Artist(s): Standard Cover A: Marco Carrillo (pencils/inks) , Dan Olvera (colors)
Variant B: Crafter Cover: Kelly Williams (pencils/inks/colors)
Variant C: Glenn Lumsden (pencils/inks/colors)
Variant D: Kill Cover: Andrew Mangum (pencils/inks) , Gene Jimenez (colors)
Variant E: Kill Cover Sketch: Andrew Mangum (pencils/inks)

Armed with the Retro Puppets, Andre Toulon makes his way across the country to the rolling hills of West Virginia in search of a particular puppet that was stolen from him decades ago: Mephisto. What secrets do the residents of the reclusive commune of Peterstown hold? The truth comes out in Retro Now!

Variant and variant sketch covers limited to 1,500 copies each.

32 pgs./ T+ / FC $3.99 (reg.), $4.99 (var.)

SleigherVolume1_Solicit_TPB_RGBSLEIGHER: THE HEAVY METAL SANTA CLAUS TPB

Writer(s): Rob Harrington
Artist Name(s): Axur Eneas (Art), Alessandro Alessi (Colors), Chas! Pangburn (Letters)
Cover Artist(s): Axur Eneas

This is Spinal Tap meets a Rankin/Bass Christmas special!

The ultimate holiday tale for metalheads! Sleigher is the most recent heir of the “Santa Claus” mantle… even if it’s not really his bag. He’d rather slam back bourbon than glasses of milk, and blast metal instead of carols. But when a long forgotten member of Santa’s rogues gallery rears his ugly head to reap chaos and destruction, Sleigher may have found his true calling—dishing out a holiday ass whoopin!!!

Collects issues #1-4 of the high-octane holiday series!

128 pgs./ M / FC $14.99

VAMPBLADE #10

Writer(s): Jason Martin
Artist Name(s): Winston Young
Cover Artist(s): Winston Young (cover A – regular, and cover B, E, F), Dan Mendoza (cover C and D)
Cover B – Risqué variant (limited to 2000): Winston Young
Cover C – Mendoza variant (limited to 1500): Dan Mendoza
Cover D – Mendoza Risqué (limited to 2000): Dan Mendoza
Cover E – Election variant (limited to 1500): Winston Young
Cover F – Election risqué variant (limited to 2000): Winston Young

Katie continues to “cosplay” her costume while making tiny pieces out of the hidden other-dimensional intergalactic parasites infesting Detroit. It doesn’t take the world’s greatest detective to see caped crusading never looked so… bootylicous!

Features 4 regular and risqué variants showcasing an all new costume, plus 2 outrageous regular and risqué election variants!!

32 pgs./ M / FC $3.99 (reg.), $4.99 (var.)

ZOMBIE TRAMP #29

Writer(s): Jason Martin, Dan Mendoza
Artist Name(s): Marco Maccagni
Cover Artist(s): Marco Maccagni (cover A – regular, and B), Abraham Lopez (cover C and D), Dan Mendoza (cover E and F)
Cover B – Risqué (limited to 2500): Marco Maccagni
Cover C – Artist variant (limited to 2000): Abraham Lopez
Cover D – Artist risqué variant (limited to 2500): Abraham Lopez
Cover E – Election variant (limited to 2000): Dan Mendoza
Cover F – Election risqué variant (limited to 2500): Dan Mendoza

On the road again… everyone’s favorite streetwalking dead hits the highway once more, but this time she’s got friends. Who’s along for the ride, and what’s the destination? Hopefully it’s not your town!!

Features a risqué variant, artist and artist risqué variant (Abraham Lopez), plus election variants.

32 pgs./ M / FC $3.99 (reg.), $4.99 (var.)

ZombieTramp_volume9_cover_solicitZOMBIE TRAMP: SKANKS, SHANKS, AND SHACKLES

Writer(s): Dan Mendoza
Artist Name(s): Dan Mendoza, Marcelo Trom
Cover Artist(s): Bill McKay

After her ordeal with fighting Demons, both physical and emotional, Janey makes an effort to regroup and keep a promise she made to herself – busting her father out of prison!! Locked up with vindictive wardens, disgraced sandwich kings, and past enemies thought to be dead, Janey discovers more secrets about her past, while trying to bust her father out and take down a few assholes in the process!

Collects issues 25-28 of the wildly popular ongoing series!

128 pgs./ M / FC $14.99

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