GRENDEL: BEHOLD THE DEVIL #2 – [of 8] B&W w/Red Creators: Matt Wagner (W/A) Description: Hunter Rose tightens his grip on the New York underworld through violence and intimidation in this previously untold chapter in the life of the original Grendel! Writer and artist Matt Wagner tells the tale of a brilliant and confident Rose—successful novelist, deadly assassin, and ruthless mastermind—held back from complete success by a single problem.
The man who stalks the night as Grendel is being haunted himself.
As the feeling of being watched grows, Rose becomes increasingly distracted—a dangerous proposition for a man hated by both cops and robbers alike.
Grendel must maintain order within his growing empire, even as the greatest threat to his sovereignty may be the one lurking in shadows. 24 pages. GRENDEL: DEVIL QUEST HC – Full Color.
Creators: Matt Wagner (W/A) Description: In seven chapters, all written and lusciously painted by Wagner, the deadly cyborg Grendel-Prime pursues the past with singular purpose, even while the decadent and decaying world he has forsaken hunts him for reasons of its own.
With each chapter a twisted relation to the children’s rhyme, “Rich man, poor man, beggar man, thief, doctor, lawyer, Indian chief,” this tightly crafted work is an essential piece of the Grendel canon, and a tie-in to Wagner’s popular Batman/Grendel series.
Scheduled to arrive in February. 64 pages. (7″ x 10″) GROO: HELL ON EARTH #4 – [of 4] Full Color.
Creators: Mark Evanier (W), Sergio Aragonés (A), and Tom Luth (C) Description: Here’s where all hell breaks loose.
Groo has caused destruction before, but will he be responsible for wiping out all of mankind? Given that this story features dinosaurs, volcanoes, earthquakes, tornados, floods, droughts and the biggest threat of all (Groo), it seems imminently possible.
Brought to you by the same people who’ve been bringing you Groo for twenty-five years now: Sergio Aragones, Mark Evanier, Stan Sakai, and Tom Luth. 32 pages. HANAMI INTERNATIONAL LOVE STORY VOL. 4 SC – B&W.
Creators: Plus (W) and Sung-Jae Park (A) Description: PLUS and Sung-Jae Park conclude their hilarious tale of high-school romance—one of the hottest titles in Korea! Hanami has made her decision: she’s going back to Japan.
The news comes as a shock to all her friends, and Hena is so dismayed at the prospect of losing her best friend that she encourages Joonho to ask Hanami out.
Joonho agrees, hoping to keep Hanami in Korea, but now he’s in trouble up to his ears. .
He already has a girlfriend, and his coworker Joori is still pursuing him with take-no-prisoners aggression! It all comes to a head at the school sports festival, in a roiling ending you won’t soon forget.
Scheduled to arrive in February. 160 pages. (5″ x 7 3/8″) HELLBOY: EMERALD HELL NOVEL – Creators: Tom Piccirilli (W) Description: Hellboy comes to the crossroads in Enigma, Georgia, a small town plagued by strange occurrences.
Sent to keep an eye on Sarah Nail, a young girl hiding from the curse of her family, Hellboy becomes entangled in the blood debt of evil mystical preacher, Brother Jester.
Stuck between human malice and the mysteries of the occult, Hellboy comes up against an intrigue of ghosts, demon trees, talking bullfrogs, and a race of lost mutant children.
Scheduled to arrive in February. 256 pages. (5 1/4″ x 8″) INDIANA JONES OMNIBUS VOL. 1 SC – Full Color.
Creators: William Messner-Loebs (W), Dan Barry (W), Lee Marrs (W), Dan Barry (A), Leo Duranona (A), Karl Kesel (A), Andy Mushynsky (A), and More Description: Indiana Jones is back in this massive volume recounting three of the most important discoveries in the career of the twentieth century’s most adventurous archaeologist! Containing the long-out-of-print stories, “Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis,” “Thunder in the Orient,” and “Indiana Jones and the Arms of Gold,” this substantial tome follows the intrepid Dr.
Jones as he travels from Africa to Asia and nearly everywhere in between in a race against the Nazis for the world’s greatest treasures.
From lost cities, to ancient temples, to artifacts of legendary power, Indy will stop at nothing to preserve these prizes from the grasp of Adolf Hitler’s evil minions.
Scheduled to arrive in February. 352 pages. (6″ x 9″) IT ATE BILLY ON CHRISTMAS HC – Full Color.
Creators: Roman Dirge (W) and Steven Daily (A) Description: It would have been a Christmas like any other for little Lumie and her horrible, terrible, obnoxious, awful bully of a brother Billy.
But then a funny little monster appeared and ate Billy right up! Lumie knows it’s not really a good thing to let a monster eat your brother, but she can’t help but notice that things are, in fact, much nicer now that he’s gone.
Now that things are looking up a little in her world, Lumie has to decide what to do with her new little monster friend, and—most importantly—what she’s going to feed him. . 48 pages. (11″ x 8 1/2″) JACKSON 500 HC VOL. 1 – Full Color.
Creators: Tim Biskup Description: Available again.
Contains paintings 1 to 100, all reproduced at actual size. 112 pages. (5″ x 5″) JACKSON 500 HC VOL. 2 – Full Color.
Creators: Tim Biskup Description: Available again.
Contains paintings 101 to 200, all reproduced at actual size. 112 pages. (5″ x 5″) JACKSON 500 HC VOL. 3 – Full Color.
Creators: Tim Biskup Description: Available again.
Contains paintings 201 to 300, all reproduced at actual size. 112 pages. (5″ x 5″) KUROSAGI CORPSE DELIVERY SERVICE VOL. 6 SC – B&W.
Creators: Eiji Otsuka (W) and Housui Yamazaki (A) Description: There’s competition on all sides in the body baggage game, when Kurosagi finds its rather loose business model challenged by a corporate rival who guarantees the next world on time! But it’s not only the clean-cut trying to dig into their market—the oddball duo calling itself the White Heron Corpse Cleaning Service aren’t just out to eat Kurosagi’s wormy lunch, they’re going to start revealing trade secrets—namely, the hideous history behind the ghost which haunts Karatsu! Scheduled to arrive in February. 192 pages. (5 1/8″ x 7 3/16″) LIVING WITH THE DEAD #3 – [of 3] Full Color.
Creators: Mike Richardson (W), Ben Stenbeck (A), and Richard Corben (Cover) Description: A global virus has turned the seven billion inhabitants of Earth into mindless brain-and-flesh-hungry zombies.
Best friends Straw and Whip have been able to survive in this savage land disguising themselves as zombies.
Now their new friend Betty is posed to be their Yoko Ono.
In the final act Straw narrowly escapes a zombie attack to find Whip making his famous “boeuf bourguignonne” for Betty.
But when zombies break into their home, will their disguises hold, or will one of these hard rockers fall victim to the flesh-hungry masses? 32 pages. LOBSTER JOHNSON: THE IRON PROMETHEUS #4 – [of 5] Full Color.
Creators: Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Jason Armstrong (A), and Dave Stewart (C) Description: With his allies dead, the Lobster must fight his way through a mutated menagerie of mystical and scientific abominations to stop the sinister machinations of his mysterious adversary.
After years of captivating fans from the pages of Hellboy and B.P.R.D., the pulp-style adventures of Lobster Johnson take the limelight in the character’s first solo series.
Written and with covers by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, and drawn by Jason Armstrong (Ferro City, The Sensational Spider-Man), Lobster Johnson: The Iron Prometheus is a wild ride full of fearsome monsters, mad scientists, and threats from the world beyond. 32 pages. NEIL GAIMAN PRESENTS VOL. 1: TWILIGHT OF GODS SC – B&W.
Creators: Richard Garnett (W) and Neil Gaiman (Introduction) Description: The Twilight of the Gods and Other Tales captures, in twenty-eight breathtaking stories, an epic range of adventures.
From “Madam Lucifer,” in which the fallen angel Lucifer plays a fateful game of chess for the soul of Man, to the title story of the collection, which details what might have become of Prometheus, chained to the rocky crags of the Caucasus for the theft of the knowledge of fire from Zeus, if he were to be freed from his eternal prison, the stories here are ones of tragedy, humor, and magic.
This is the first of six titles in the forthcoming Neil Gaiman Presents line to specifically deal with the subject of gods and mythology, chosen by Gaiman to represent the origins of his views on classic heroic literature.
Scheduled to arrive in February. 288 pages. (5 1/4″ x 8″) NEXUS ARCHIVES VOL. 7 HC – Full Color.
Creators: Mike Baron (W) and Steve Rude (A) Description: The Merk is restless, dissatisfied with Nexus’s performance as champion and executioner since the massacre on Mars.
The fallout from that incident is just beginning: Of the two Quatros responsible, Sinclair has disappeared, and Kreed is being tracked by two Gucci assassins hired by the Martian government.
The Merk now psychically reaches out to Michana—the youngest daughter of the late General Loomis, bent on revenge.
Nexus doesn’t have the luxury of worrying about any of this, though. .
The artificial black hole known as the Gravity Well is on the verge of collapse, which endangers the entire solar system! He and Judah Maccabee set out to appeal to the one creature who can manipulate black holes. .
Ashram, resident of the Bowl-Shaped World.
The only time the duo encountered this strange world, they were with the likewise bizarre Badger! And speak of the devil. .
Scheduled to arrive in February. 208 pages. (7″ x 10.5″) OH MY GODDESS! VOL. 8 SC – B&W.
Creators: Kosuke Fujishima (W/A) Description: Ever since a cosmic phone call brought the literal young goddess Belldandy into college student Keiichi’s residence, his personal life has been turned upside-down, sideways, and sometimes even into strange dimensions! It’s a-haunting we will go. .
With the N.I.T.
Motor Club, as Urd and Belldandy join them on vacation to a mysterious hotel haunted by the g-g-g-ghost of a lovely young maid who wants to hold Keiichi to a promise his grandfather made long ago! And between Sora’s crappy cooking and Skuld’s funny feelings, the summer is bound to stay hot! Plus four pages of color, twelve Mini-Goddess strips, a message from creator Kosuke Fujishima, and your fan art and letters! Scheduled to arrive in February. 192 pages. (5 1/8″ x 7 3/16″) PATH OF THE ASSASSIN VOL. 11 SC – B&W.
Creators: Kazuo Koike (W) and Goseki Kojima (A) Description: Ninjas, samurai, hot lovin’, political intrigue, and gold! Path of the Assassin has it all in spades! Hanzo, the heroic ninja for the future shogun Ieyasu Tokugawa, has been in some tight situations before, but nothing like the trap set for him by a ninja from a competing warlord’s clan! And to settle this trickery, a sexy battle of wits and weapons.
Meanwhile, Tokugawa is moving across the battlefield on his way to Japan’s future.
Path of the Assassin is a pinnacle in (Lone Wolf and Cub creators) Koike and Kojima’s fantastic and seemingly unending stable of awesome samurai manga.
And as usual, these works don’t wane as they draw toward their final volumes! Presented, as always, in the original, unflopped, unretouched format, Path of the Assassin is a series you won’t be able to put back on the bookshelf.comes shrink-wrapped and carries an 18+ content advisory.
Scheduled to arrive in February. 320 pages. (5″ x 7″) Publisher Rating: MATURE THEMES. PREDATOR OMNIBUS VOL. 2 SC – Full Color.
Creators: John Arcudi (W), Andrew Vachss (W), Randy Stradley (W), Evan Dorkin (W/A), Jordan Raskin (A), Derek Thompson (A), and Various Description: Trophy hunters from another world, hiding in plain sight, drawn to heat and conflict.
A historical scourge, lethal specters, powerful, savage, merciless.
Utilizing their feral instincts and otherworldly technology in the sole pursuit of the most dangerous game. .
Whether haunting the blazing deserts of the Southwest, stalking the claustrophobic woods of the Pine Barrens, or infiltrating a maximum security prison, the Predators take no prisoners and leave only death in their grisly wake.
But even these bestial killing machines can meet their match when men swallow their fear and channel their own primal rage. .
And the hunter becomes the hunted! Predator Omnibus Volume 2 continues the complete presentation of these comics classics—some never before collected—featuring over three hundred gripping story pages in full color, penned by a who’s-who of top writers.
Scheduled to arrive in February. 360 pages. (6″ x 9″) PREDATOR: TURNABOUT NOVEL – Creators: Steve Perry (W) Description: Deep in the Alaskan forest, ranger Sloan comes across the torn and bloody carcasses of Grizzly bears.
Searching a human cause for the massacres, he discovers a team of poachers hunkered within the Alaska wilderness, waiting for the chance to score a big kill.
He also finds evidence of the most fearsome killers in the universe: the Predators.
Scheduled to arrive in February. 256 pages. (4 3/16″ x 6 1/4″) REX MUNDI #9 – Full Color.
Creators: Arvid Nelson (W) and Juan Ferreyera (A) Description: A massive German army is poised to annihilate the Duke of Lorraine.
The Duke is badly outnumbered, but he has a second army ready to strike the unsuspecting Germans from the rear.
Will the element of surprise be enough, or will the House of Lorraine’s millennia-old ambitions of world domination come to an untimely end? Meanwhile, Julien has escaped from the Inquisition, only to find himself at the mercy of Lorraine’s dreaded Imperial Guard.
He travels deep into the heart of the remote Pyrenees Mountains, where he will uncover the deepest secrets of the Holy Grail.
The Grail has been Julien’s driving obsession since he began his investigation, and he might regret being so persistent when he learns the truth! 24 pages. ROBERT E.
HOWARD’S CONAN: FROST GIANT’S DAUGHTER ONE-SHOT – Full Color.
Creators: Kurt Busiek (W), Cary Nord (P), Dave Stewart (C), and Frank Frazetta (Cover) Description: This December, Conan turns seventy-five! But while the Cimmerian may be seasoned, he’s still going strong, as Dark Horse celebrates the barbarian’s birthday with the first in a series of special-edition reprints of their adaptations of Robert E.
Howard stories—with cover art by definitive Conan illustrator Frank Frazetta.
The Frost Giant’s Daughter reprints Conan #2 and features Frazetta’s origal cover painting “The Frost Giants,” first seen on the jacket of Lancer’s 1969 edition Conan of Cimmeria. 24 pages. SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN VOL. 2 SC – Full Color.
Creators: Roy Thomas (W), Barry Windsor-Smith (A), and John Buscema (A) Description: In the mid 1970s a comics magazine was published containing some of the most exciting epic fantasy tales the world has ever known—The Savage Sword of Conan.
Based off of the work of renowned author Robert E.
Howard, each issue offered multiple thrilling tales of the legendary barbarian.
The magazine was also a showcase of comics talent, headed up by Conan aficionado Roy Thomas.
Now for the first time ever, these stories are being collected in a series of omnibus-style books, with over five hundred pages of classic sword and sorcery—for the complete Conan collector! Included in this volume are tales featuring the stunning art of such comics luminaries as Barry Windsor-Smith, John Buscema, Alfredo Alcala, Jim Starlin, Al Milgrom, Pablo Marcos, Walter Simonson, and many more.
Scheduled to arrive in February. 544 pages. (7″ x 10″) SCREAM #2 – [of 4] Full Color.
Creators: Peter David (W), Bart Sears (P), Randy Elliott (I), and Michelle Madsen (C) Description: Something strange is happening to Danny Duncan.
Recently released from the Belle Foux treatment facility for his psychological troubles, Danny returned to a soul-crushing day job at the post office.
Even though he knows he went through the Belle Foux program, Danny can’t remember a single thing about his stay there. .
And his emotions are affecting coworkers and customers in bizarre ways.
Now caught in the middle of a bank holdup, Danny’s just been robbed at gunpoint of his father’s most valuable possession—a Purple Heart.
His desperation and anger have suddenly manifested a horrifying creature, and all bets are off! 32 pages. SHAMAN WARRIOR VOL. 6 SC – B&W.
Creators: Park Joong-Ki (W/A) Description: Reunited with Batu, her sworn protector, Yaki learns of the events that led Batu to follow and serve her father—the shaman warrior Yarong.
How did the toughest Butcher Camp wrestler wind up pledging his life and loyalty to the refined, mystical Yarong? When you’re the daughter of the most powerful shaman warrior who’s ever lived, it’s just the tale you want to hear before you set off to destroy those who murdered your father and have a genocidal hatred of your people.
The corrupt forces of Kugai, which have sworn to destroy the shaman warriors and their bloodlines, have no idea that Batu, Yaki, and the resourceful shaman Horakaan are setting a plan in motion to kill their General.
Yuda, the Death Lord who defeated Yarong, senses that his opponents are getting near, though. .
And he has some nasty surprises of his own in store for them! Scheduled to arrive in February. 200 pages. (5″ x 7 3/8″) STAR WARS: 30TH ANNIVERSARY VOL. 12 – LEGACY HC – Full Color.
Creators: John Ostrander (W), Jan Duursema (P), Dan Parsons (I), Brad Anderson (C), and Adam Hughes (Cover) Description: More than a hundred years have passed since the events in Return of the Jedi and the days of the New Jedi Order.
There is a new evil gripping the galaxy, shattering a resurgent Empire and seeking to destroy the last of the Jedi.
Even as their power is failing, the Jedi hold to one final hope—the last remaining heir to the Skywalker legacy! Each month, the Star Wars 30th Anniversary Collection series will bring readers a limited-edition hardcover.
Available only through Direct Market retail outlets, each volume’s print run is limited to initial orders and will not be reprinted.
Scheduled to arrive in February. 144 pages. (7″ x 10″) STAR WARS: DARK TIMES #10 – Full Color.
Creators: Mick Harrison (W), Dave Ross (P), and Zach Howard (Cover) Description: PARALLELS part 5 (of 5) A resolute few fight for their lives—and the lives of their friends—in a final fight with serious consequences for those left standing.
Confronted with a nightmare scenario, Jedi Master K’Kruhk is thrust into a battle unlike any he has ever faced.
To save those in his care, he may be forced to lose himself.
Elsewhere, Bomo Greenbark unleashes an unrivaled fury upon the captors of the crew of the Uhumelé.
His friends will have their freedom, and he will have his revenge! 40 pages.
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