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damnedTHE DAMNED VOLUME 1: THREE DAYS DEAD
(W) Cullen Bunn
(A/CA) Brian Hurtt
(C) Bill Crabtree
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: NOV161703
FINAL ORDER CUTOFF: 2/13/2017
ON SALE: 3/8/2017
AGE RANGE: 16 and up
GENRE: Horror, Crime
PRICE: $9.99
152 PAGES

During prohibition, gangsters grew rich on our vices, and rivalries between criminal organizations resulted in open war. But unknown to the masses, a more sinister power controlled the crime cartels, using greed, gluttony, lust and other sins to fuel a more lucrative trade: mortal souls. Enter Eddie, a mortal who lost his soul long ago. Caught in the middle of competing demonic families, any other human would’ve gotten the ax long ago. But Eddie’s got a special talent that keeps him on his feet. One man’s curse is another man’s gift.

$9.99! EISNER-NOMINATED WRITER JOHN ALLISON (GIANT DAYS) ACCLAIMED BAD MACHINERY SERIES NOW IN A NEW, EASY TO SHELVE 9” x 6” POCKET EDITION!

bad-machineryBAD MACHINERY VOLUME 1: THE CASE OF THE TEAM SPIRIT (POCKET EDITION)
(W/A/C/CA) John Allison
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: NOV161704
FINAL ORDER CUTOFF: 2/20/2017
ON SALE: 3/15/2017
AGE RANGE: 10 and up
GENRE: Humor, Mystery
PRICE: $9.99
136 PAGES

The Case of the Team Spirit introduces readers to Jack, Linton, Sonny, Shauna, Charlotte, and Mildred: six kids navigating the treacherous waters of school and adolescence while also exploring the strange mysteries that abound in their peculiar English town of Tackleford.

Jack, Linton, and Sonny look for cures to their football club’s unexplainable woes, while Shauna, Charlotte, and Mildred try to find a way for compassion and justice to triumph in the face of die-hard sports fanaticism. But all of them should probably be more concerned with keeping on the good side of their history teacher, Mr. Bough. That is, if he has a good side…

WRITTEN BY 2016 “BEST HUMOR” EISNER AWARD NOMINEE KYLE STARKS (SEXCASTLE)!

rick-and-morty-vol-4RICK AND MORTY VOLUME 4
(W/A) Kyle Starks
(A/CA) CJ Cannon
(W/A/C) Marc Ellerby
(C) Ryan Hill, Katy Farina
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: NOV161705
FINAL ORDER CUTOFF: 1/23/2017
ON SALE: 2/15/2017
AGE RANGE: 15 and up
GENRE: Humor, Sci-fi
PRICE: $19.99
128 PAGES

Catch up on the adventures of degenerate genius Rick Sanchez and his bumbling grandson Morty as they explore the outer reaches of time, space, and morality. This volume features Eisner Award-nominated writer Kyle Starks (Sexcastle) in collaboration with series artist CJ Cannon in a three-issue story of interplanetary drug rings and star-traveling pickup artists. Also included is “Rick Burn, Dude,” drawn by artist Marc Ellerby, in which Rick and Morty take a germophobic planet by storm, a totally swole one-shot drawn by Kyle Starks, and hilarious backup comics about the whole family!

FROM THE WRITER OF TEEN TITANS GO! AND THE ARTIST OF TRANSFORMERS: WINDBLADE!

mighty-zodiac-v-1THE MIGHTY ZODIAC VOLUME 1: STARFALL
(W) J. Torres
(A/CA) Corin Howell
(C) Maarta Laiho
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: NOV161706
FINAL ORDER CUTOFF: 2/13/2016
ON SALE: 3/8/2016
AGE RANGE: 8 and up
GENRE: Fantasy, Adventure
PRICE: $14.99
152 PAGES

Collects the first six issues of the fantasy and fable adventure, The Mighty Zodiac! One dark and quiet night in Gaya, six stars fall from the sky. Master Long, the ailing leader of the Mighty Zodiac, sends his warriors out to collect the stars before the Moon Rabbit Army can get their paws on them first. If the Rabbits get the stars, the balance of nature—and the fate of all of Gaya—will be in danger. But Long’s plans to use the stars to “cure” his illness may be just as dangerous—and bring an end to the Mighty Zodiac itself.

SERIES FINALE OF JEFF STEINBERG: CHAMPION OF EARTH

jeff-steinberg-5JEFF STEINBERG: CHAMPION OF EARTH #6
(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov
(W/A/CA) Tony Fleecs
(C) Luigi Anderson
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: NOV161707
FINAL ORDER CUTOFF: 12/6/2016
ON SALE: 1/18/2016
AGE RANGE: 15 and up
GENRE: Sci-fi, Humor
PRICE: $3.99
32 PAGES

Earth needed a champion. It got a video store clerk (that’s still a thing?!) with a bathroom problem. So far Jeff Steinberg has risen to the occasion like the water level in a toilet bowl after an epic flush! Will he to be able to fend off the next round of intergalactic feces flung his way or is the planet’s future about to be sent down the drain?

rick-and-morty-22-a rick-and-morty-22RICK AND MORTY #22
(W) Kyle Starks
(A/CA) CJ Cannon
(C) Katy Farina
BACK-UP COMIC by Marc Ellerby
INCENTIVE COVER by Kory Bing
DIAMOND ORDER CODE (COVER A): NOV161708
DIAMOND ORDER CODE (COVER B INCV): NOV161709
FINAL ORDER CUTOFF: 1/2/2017
ON SALE: 1/25/2017
AGE RANGE: 15 and up
GENRE: Humor, Sci-fi
PRICE: $3.99
32 PAGES

Break-out hit writer Kyle Starks (Sexcastle) returns to Rick and Morty! Doofus Jerry is a REAL PIECE OF WORK, MAN. And, somehow, Rick’s Achilles heel. He can’t figure out how to beat the dude! Well, if ONE Rick can’t solve your Jerry Problems maybe all of them can? Can The Council of Ricks stop Doofus Jerry before everyone becomes—oh god, no—conquered by a Jerry?

Incentive cover illustrated by
Kory Bing
(Adventure Time)!

invader-zim-17-a invader-zim-17INVADER ZIM #17
(W) Eric Trueheart
(A/CA) Warren Wucinich
INCENTIVE COVER by Krooked Glasses
DIAMOND ORDER CODE (COVER A): NOV161710
DIAMOND ORDER CODE (COVER B INCV): NOV161711
FINAL ORDER CUTOFF: 12/26/2016
ON SALE: 1/18/2017
AGE RANGE: 8 and up
GENRE: Humor, Sci-fi
PRICE: $3.99
32 PAGES

A perfect starting point for the Invader ZIM comics! ZIM’s latest doomsday device might actually work, and Dib is, as usual, powerless to stop it! But an unexpected ally might be just what the doctor ordered! As long as that doctor’s credentials aren’t from an unaccredited university.

Retailer incentive alternate cover illustrated by
Krooked Glasses!

SERIES FINALE OF
SPACE BATTLE LUNCHTIME!

space-battle-lunchtime-8SPACE BATTLE LUNCHTIME #8
(W/A/C/CA) Natalie Riess
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: NOV161712
FINAL ORDER CUTOFF: 12/12/2016
ON SALE: 1/4/2017
AGE RANGE: 8 and up
GENRE: Sci-fi
PRICE: $3.99
32 PAGES

The final battle. Anything that can go wrong does, and Peony finds herself fighting against time—and a defective oven—to get her cake to the judges! Who will go on to victory in this final issue of Space Battle Lunchtime?

motro-3MOTRO #3
(W) Ulises Fariñas with Erick Freitas
(A/CA) Ulises Fariñas
(C) Ryan Hill
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: NOV161713
FINAL ORDER CUTOFF: 12/19/2016
ON SALE: 1/11/2017
AGE RANGE: 15 and up
GENRE: Action, Adventure
PRICE: $3.99
32 PAGES

When a mysterious Frog Wizard interrupts Motro holding court at the pub, he and his comrades are sent on an epic quest filled with wizard strongholds, fierce dragons, and the ghosts of family.

letter-44-29LETTER 44 #29
(W) Charles Soule
(A/CA) Alberto Jiménez Alburquerque
(C) Dan Jackson
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: NOV161714
FINAL ORDER CUTOFF: 1/2/2017
ON SALE: 1/25/2017
AGE RANGE: 15 and up
GENRE: Sci-fi
PRICE: $3.99
32 PAGES

No one has ever set foot on Mars soil—until now. After the crew of the Clarke crash-land into the red planet, they’ll need to figure out a way to survive—especially when the Builders come looking for them. On Earth, Blades gets some disturbing news about the 666 meant to survive the end of the world, as well as the contents of a recently blown-up mountain in Nevada.

nights-dominion-5NIGHT’S DOMINION #5
(W/A/C/CA) Ted Naifeh
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: NOV161715
FINAL ORDER CUTOFF: 12/26/2016
ON SALE: 1/18/2017
AGE RANGE: 16 and up
GENRE: Fantasy, Adventure
PRICE: $3.99
32 PAGES

The battle for the city of Umber has begun! Emerane finds herself standing between the city she hates and total annihilation, and must decide if Umber, cruel and corrupt though it may be, deserves its fate. But the faces of terrified citizens make her decision easy. She finds herself fighting alongside the Furie himself, as well as her companions: the Asp, the Magus, and the Acolyte, each of whom reveal hidden power. But will they be enough? Against the overwhelming might of Death’s army, is there any hope of victory?

angle-city-4ANGEL CITY #4
(W) Janet Harvey
(A/CA) Megan Levens
(C) Nick Filardi
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: NOV161716
FINAL ORDER CUTOFF: 12/19/2016
ON SALE: 1/11/2017
AGE RANGE: 15 and up
GENRE: Noir, Mystery
PRICE: $3.99
32 PAGES

When MGM’s top star is linked to the April Fools murder, the studio will go to great, dangerous lengths to shut down the rumors. Meanwhile, Dolores calls on her skills as a mob enforcer to get answers from Brenda’s driver, Rollo. But without Gino Volante’s protection, Dolores may be out of her depth—and the “fixers” will let her know it.

FROM THE CREATORS OF THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED LUCKY PENNY!

our-catsOUR CATS ARE MORE FAMOUS THAN US: A JOHNNY WANDER COLLECTION
(W) Ananth Hirsh
(A/C/CA) Yuko Ota
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: NOV161717
FINAL ORDER CUTOFF: 3/6/2017
ON SALE: 3/29/2017
AGE RANGE: 13 and up
GENRE: Humor, Autobiography
PRICE: $39.99
416 PAGES

In 2008, Ananth Hirsh and Yuko Ota launched the auto-bio webcomic Johnny Wander. Eight years, four cats, and three moves are chronicled in this gorgeous hardcover omnibus, which includes a foreword by Raina Telgemeier (Smile, Ghosts). Hirsh and Ota’s charming reverie about new adulthood will appeal to fans of Kate Beaton (Hark! A Vagrant), Bryan Lee O’Malley (Scott Pilgrim), and Jeffrey Brown (Stars Wars: Jedi Academy)—along with anyone who’s just winging it.

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