It’s a holiday week, which means Thursday comics instead of Wednesday fun.Â To get you ready for the week ahead, Image Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of comics arriving on May 28, 2009.Â Take the jump for Astounding Wolf-Man #16, Back to Brooklyn #5, Dead@17: Ultimate Edition TP, Godland #28, and Special Forces, Volume 1 TP.
ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN #16
story ROBERT KIRKMAN, art & cover JASON HOWARD, variant cover DALE KEOWN (1/25 incentive)
32 PAGES, FC, $2.99
â€œLOCKDOWN,â€ Part Two
As the world-ending plans of THE FACE draw nearer to completion — Stronghold Prison is attacked! Amidst the chaos Wolf-Man must face off against Zechariah for the final time. Will it lead to his escape — or his demise?
BACK TO BROOKLYN #5 (OF 5)
story GARTH ENNIS & JIMMY PALMIOTTI, art & cover MIHAILIO VUKELIC
32 PAGES, FC, $2.99
Bob Saetta and his scumbag brother Paul can avoid it no longer, the FBI and the police department are running low on body bags as the sh*t hits the fan. Itâ€™s brother vs. brother in one of the bloodiest climaxes in comic book history. Brooklynâ€™s underworld will never be the same, and neither will you!
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES
DEAD @17: ULTIMATE EDITION TP
story, art & cover JOSH HOWARD
408 PAGES, FC, $24.99
When 17-year-old Nara Kilday is murdered at the hands of a demonic cult, the quiet suburb of Darlington Hills is turned upside down. But when Nara inexplicably returns from the dead, what seems like a miracle at first may in fact spell the end for mankind. This volume collects the entire DEAD @17 saga – what Comic Shop News calls “one of the most thought-provoking character-driven horror tales in years.”
The perfect way to jump on board before the launch of next monthâ€™s all-new series.
Collects DEAD @17, DEAD @17: BLOOD OF SAINTS, DEAD @17: REVOLUTION and DEAD @17: THE 13th BROTHER
story JOE CASEY, art & cover TOM SCIOLI
24 PAGES, FC, $2.99
BOOK TWENTY-EIGHT: THE HORROR!
Neela Archerâ€™s mission is revealed! Sheâ€™s a cosmic cleaner sent to eliminate an Entropist Assassin gone rogue! But what role will Adam play?! Galactic politics at its most severe! Two wrongs donâ€™t make a right! The horror! The horror! (Hence the title)
SPECIAL FORCES, VOL. 1 TP
story, art & cover KYLE BAKER
200 PAGES, FC, $16.99
THE COMIC BOOK THAT ENDED THE IRAQ WAR!
Zone, the unwitting pawn of a corrupt recruiter, is a mentally disabled soldier. Felony is a three-time loser who enlisted to avoid life in prison. When the rest of their unit is massacred in Baghdad, these brave American teenagers are democracy’s last hope against the villainy of the notorious terrorist known as The Desert Wolf!
Collects issues SPECIAL FORCES #1-4
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES.
I was really dissapointed in Dead@17. The story was pretty good, but the art was a total turnoff.