Friday, July 10, 2009

Wednesday's Comics! (7-15-09)

Action Comics #879
Agents of Atlas #8
All Select Comics #1 70th Anniversary Special
Amazing Spider-Man #599
Art of A Song of Ice and Fire HC
Batman Chronicles vol 2 TP
Batman: Streets of Gotham #2
Beta Ray Bill: Godhunter #2 (OF 3)
Betty & Veronica Spectacular #90
Blackest Night #1 (OF 8)
Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps #1 (OF 3)

Brave & the Bold #25
Buck Rogers #2
Captain America #601
Captain America #601 Djurdjevic Variant – S/O #17
Creepy Comics #1
Dark Avengers #7
Dark Reign: Mr. Negative #2 (OF 3)
Deadpool #12
Descendant #1 (OF 3)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep #1 (OF 24)

Dr. Who Ongoing #1
Dog Eaters #3
Ender’s Game: Battle School HC
Ender’s Shadow: Battle School HC
Fables #1 Peter & Max Preview
Fables #86
Farscape: Dargo’s Lament #4 (OF 4)
Final Crisis Aftermath: Escape #3 (OF 6)
Franklin Richards: School’s Out
GI Joe Movie Adaptation #3 (OF 4)
Green Lantern #41 – S/O #6
Hellboy vol 1 TP: Seed of Destruction
Hellboy vol 2 TP: Wake the Devil
Hellboy vol 3 TP: Chained Coffin & Other Stories
Hellboy vol 4 TP: Right Hand of Doom
Incognito #5
Incredibles: Family Matters #4 (OF 4)
Iron Man: Armored Adventures
JSA vs Kobra #2 (OF 6)
Last Resort #1
Lockjaw & the Pet Avengers #3 (OF 4)
Marvel Adventures Avengers #38
Marvel Select Wolverine AF – S/O #64
Mighty Avengers #27
New Mutants #3
Preacher vol 1 HC
Punisher #7
Red Star vol 2 TP: Nokgorka
Sherlock Holmes #3 (OF 5)
Soulfire: New World Order #3 (OF 5)
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic #43
Star Wars: Mimobot 2 Gig Darth Sidious Flash Drive
Super Friends #17
Superman/Batman #62
Timestorm 2009/2099 #3 (OF 4)
Titans #15 (Blackest Night)
Ultimate Spider-Man vol 2 TP: Learning Curve
Ultimate Spider-Man vol 3 TP: Double Trouble
Uncanny X-Men #513 – Shortage Replacement
Unknown #3 (OF 4)
Unthinkable #3 (OF 4)
Vigilante #8
Walking Dead #63
Watchmen Movie Rorshach Action Figure – S/O #16
Wednesday Comics #2 (OF 12)
Werewolves on the Moon vs Vampires #2 (OF 3)
Whiteout: Definitive Edition vol 1 TP
Whiteout: Definitive Edition vol 2 TP: Melt
World of Warcraft #21
X-Factor #46
Y The Last Man vol 1 TP: Unmanned
Y The Last Man vol 4 TP: Safeword
Y The Last Man vol 5 TP: Ring of Truth

All Select Comics #1 70th Anniversary Special – Meet Blonde Phantom - she's gorgeous, quick-witted, and hard-boiled. There was never a case that wasn't open-and-shut for this gun-toting, two-fisted knockout of a P.I. But has she still got what it takes to bust a mystery wide open in the modern Marvel Universe? Marc Guggenheim (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and Javier Pulido (CAPTAIN AMERICA 65TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL) turn the classic Blonde Phantom into Marvel's newest hero! AND MORE! Writer/artist Michael Kupperman (Tales Designed to Thrizzle) takes on Marvex, the Super-Robot, in a hilarious bonus special feature!!

Blackest Night #1 (OF 8) – Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis raise the dead in the most anticipated comics story of the year! Throughout the decades, death has plagued the DC Universe and taken the lives of heroes and villains alike. But to what end? As the War of Light rages on, the prophecy of the BLACKEST NIGHT descends upon us, with Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps at the center of it all. Don't miss this 8-issue epic taking the DCU beyond the grave!

Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps #1 (OF 3) – In this 3-issue miniseries, writers Geoff Johns and Peter J. Tomasi (GREEN LANTERN CORPS) reveal the secrets behind the Lanterns of BLACKEST NIGHT! Bear witness to Blue Lantern Saint Walker's pilgrimage of hope, Star Sapphire Carol Ferris' sacrifice for love, Green Lantern Kilowog's courageous beginnings, Red Lantern Vice's source of rage, Orange Lantern Blume's bizarre creation, and the first appearance of the mysterious Indigo, leader of the Indigo Tribe!

Creepy Comics #1 – What's black and white and clawing its way onto your reading list? It's the newly resurrected Creepy, of course! Now, don't fret, my putrid pets -- these new terror tales are cut from the same cursed cloth as the outlandish originals, telling contemporary horror stories with gorgeously ghoulish art from a lineup that'll make you lose your head! Original Creepy artist Angelo Torres teams up with devilish Dan Braun on "Hell Hound Blues"; Michael Woods and artist Saskia Gutekunst serve up a dose of "Chemical 13"; Neil Kleid and Brian Churilla provide "All the Help You Need" at a weird weight-loss camp; and jaundiced Jason Shawn Alexander brings his phenomenal painting skills to Joe Harris's "The Curse!" Plus Bernie Wrightson, the return of "Loathsome Lore," and more. All this, plus one classic story from Uncle Creepy's dank dungeon, and you've got 48 freakish pages of terror to bring home to mummy!

Descendant #1 (OF 3) – Descendant,” follows the adventures of Rayne Santiago, a South American refugee and now a U.S. counter terrorism agent, believed to be the descendant of an ancient Incan fire God. The series creators, writers Mike Dolce and Marcus Perry, along with artist Mariano Navarro, spoke with CBR News about “Descendant,” it’s blend of action and fantastic elements, and also about bananas. Rayne is forced to return to her South American homeland of Martagal when she receives word that her brothers have been abducted by a rogue pharmaceutical conglomerate bent on using their DNA to manufacture super powers,” Mole Dolce told CBR. “Exiled from her country years ago for abusing her own innate pyrokinetic abilities, Rayne must not only win back the trust of her people, but also overcome her fear of the powers that lay dormant inside her in order to rescue her brothers from the regime’s sinister commander, Dr. Alexis Bane.”

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep #1 (OF 24) – Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, the book that inspired the film Blade Runner, comes to Boom! with backmatter by Warren Ellis! Visionary sci-fi author Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep has been called "a masterpiece ahead of its time, even today" and served as the basis for the Ridley Scott film Blade Runner. San Francisco lies under a cloud of radioactive dust. The World War killed millions, driving entire species to extinction, and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remained coveted any living creature, and for people who couldn't afford one, companies built incredibly realistic fakes: horses, birds, cats, sheep--even humans. Rick Deckard is an officially sanctioned bounty hunter tasked to find six rogue androids--they're machines, but look, sound, and think like humans. Clever, and most of all, dangerous humans. Rick Deckard, Pris, The Voight-Kampff Test, Nexus 6 androids, the Tyrell Corporation: join Boom! Studios as the complete novel is adapted into the comic book medium, mixing all new panel-to-panel continuity with the actual text from the novel in an innovative, groundbreaking 24-issue maxi-series illustrated by acclaimed Wolf artist Steven Dupre for the science-fiction publishing event of the year! Covers by Bill Sienkiewicz, Dennis Calero, Moritat, and Scott Keating.

Fables #1 Peter & Max Preview – Preview the new Fables novel for a buck! Set in the imaginative realm of the award-winning comic book series FABLES, PETER & MAX is a stand-alone prose novel--the first ever published starring FABLES characters! Long ago, in the deepest dark of The Black Forest, two brothers--Peter Piper and his older brother, Max--encountered ominous forces that changed them both irreparably. Thus begins an epic tale of sibling rivalry, magic, music, and revenge that spans medieval times to the present day, when their deadly conflict surfaces in the placid calm of modern day Fabletown. PETER & MAX: A FABLES NOVEL features the deft prose of award-winning comic book writer Bill Willingham and lush ink spot illustrations from FABLES artist Steve Leialoha. The novel also reveals secrets of some of the regular FABLES series cast members, including Bigby Wolf, Frau Totenkinder, and Bo Peep.

Last Resort #1 – A zombie epic that pays homage to 1970s exploitation films and disaster movies like Airport and Towering Inferno. In an entertaining and darkly over-the-top celebration of gore and sex, The Last Resort transforms a Caribbean paradise into a biological wasteland populated with homicidal flesh-eating vacationers! From the acclaimed writers of Jonah Hex and Uncle Sam & the Freedom Fighters!

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