Something For The Weekend: US Comics On Sale from 18th November 2015 – Sound the Klaxon!

2000AD Prog 1957

Our weekly list of British creator-skewed new comic releases kicks off with this week’s wraparound cover for 2000AD by Jake Lynch. Dredd at his finest!

But the thrills don’t stop there, because we also get a new issue of Judge Dredd Megazine and there are some graphic novels from British publishers out this week, including a great selection from Cinebook that included Red Baron Graphic Novel Volume 3: Dungeons & Dragons and KLAXON from SelfMadeHero by Si Spencer and DIX. I was privileged to interview the creative pair on this bizarre and visually disturbing horror story at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival last month – it’s a quirky tale that Si revealed came to him as a dream. Nightmare, more like – you’ll never look at a Liquorice Allsort in the same way ever again if you buy this book… You can read my recent interview with Si where he talks about the book here.

On the US side launching this week from the DC Comics imprint Vertigo is Red Thorn, written by David Baillie, who started out in the British small press, has written for 2000AD and is now working with artist Meghan Hetrick on this series. If you’re intrigued by the title, he’s written the latest guest Director’s Commentary piece for the Forbidden Planet International blog, revealing the story is influenced by the weirder edges of Scottish mythology and folklore.

“I’ll admit that I bled a lot for this first issue,” he reveals. “I wanted so much to make a splash, to hook every casual reader who flipped through its pages, that it almost hurt to let go of that final draft. But, a few weeks later, when the actual comic pages started to flow in from Meghan Hetrick, I knew that it was worth it and that we had something genuinely special on our hands.” The feature includes some great sample pages from the book and it looks terrific. Definitely one I’ll be picking up.

As usual, don’t forget that despite many British publishers lack of faith in full-blown cover to cover comic strip action and humour, there are still comics on sale in newsagents that still delight in bringing you such subversive delights, including The Beano, Commando, Judge Dredd Megazine, Panini’s superhero titles and VIZ, with great strips also featuring in titles such as Doctor Who MagazineDoctor Who Adventures, Titan’s Doctor Who Comic (collecting their strips from the US format titles) Mega, TOXIC and many others.

The Hachette Judge Dredd Collection is also on sale now, but you may now have to subscribe if you want to continue buying it as Part Works are not distributed in newsagents after their first few issues.

Plus, the wonderful Phoenix Comic is now on sale in many (but not all) Waitrose supermarkets and – at last, selected high street WH Smiths stores – and some comic shops (stockist list here) as well as available on subscription.

• You may also like to check out this year’s crop of annuals, which are available in all good bookshops and supermarkets now.

British Comic Publishers

2000AD/Rebellion

2000AD Prog 1957

Cover by Jake Lynch.

Featuring: Judge Dredd: That Extra Mile by Alec Worley, Karl Richardson, and Annie Parkhouse; Defoe: The London Hanged by Pat Mills, Leigh Gallagher, and Annie Parkhouse; Brass Sun: Motor Head by Ian Edginton, INJ Culbard, and Ellie De Ville; Terror Tales: Night Shifts by John Smith and Peter Doherty; Bad Company: First Casualties by Peter Milligan, Rufus Dayglo, Jim McCarthy, and Simon Bowland.

Judge Dred Megazine Issue 366

Judge Dred Megazine Issue 366

Cover by Colin MacNeil.

Featuring: Judge Dredd: Terror Rising by John Wagner, Colin MacNeil, Chris Blythe, and Annie Parkhouse; Storm Warning: The Relic by Leah Moore, John Reppion, Tom Foster, Kirsty Swan, and Simon Bowland; Lawless: Between Badrock and a Hard Place by Dan Abnett, Phil Winslade and Ellie De Ville; Demon Nic by Paul Grist.

Interviews: Mike Carey, Garth Ennis

Bagged reprint: Tyranny Rex: Deus Ex Machina by John Smith, Mark Buckingham and Paul Marshall

Cinebook

Blake & Mortimer Graphic Novel Volume 21: Plutarch’s Staff

Blake & Mortimer Graphic Novel Volume 21: Plutarch’s Staff
Writer: Yves Sente Artist/Cover Artist: Andre Juillart

Blake and Mortimer must help end a war – to prepare for the next one. Blake and Mortimer’s first mission together 1944. England is still locked in a struggle to the death with Nazi Germany. But already a new threat looms among the peaks of the Himalayas. For now, though, Squadron Leader Blake, having saved London from a German prototype, is assigned to a top secret mission, during which he meets with an old friend he hasn’t seen since India: Philip Mortimer. Soon, the pair are introduced to an officer working for Allied Intelligence: Colonel Olrik.

Kenya Graphic Novel Volume 5: Illusions

Kenya Graphic Novel Volume 5: Illusions
Writer: Rodolphe Artist/Cover Artist: LEO

The conclusion of an investigation on the edges of reality. After the extraordinary events of Lake Victoria, the Soviet agents let Kathy Austin and her companions go. On their way back to Mombasa, the group stops to speak to Lord Balmer, who was taken in by the Maasai. The Lord has lost his mind, and tells them a wild story of extraterrestrials and apocalypse – but is the story so fantastic after all? Will Kathy manage to find an explanation to the mysteries of Kenya, and maybe tangible proof?

Lucky Luke Trade Paperback Volume 55: Arizona

Lucky Luke Trade Paperback Volume 55: Arizona
Writer/Artist/Cover Artist: Morris

A gang operating around Nugget City is attacking stage coaches to steal gold shipments. After rescuing the driver of one of them, Lucky Luke arrives in town just in time to stop the murderous intents of a cheat. Pursuing the scoundrel after an epic bar fight, Luke finds out he’s a member of the gang, and will have to arrest him and the others before riding on to new adventures on the other side of the Rio Grande.

Marquis Of Anaon Graphic Novel Volume 2: Black Virgin

Marquis Of Anaon Graphic Novel Volume 2: Black Virgin
Writer: Fabien Vehlmann Artist/Cover Artist: Mattieu Bonhomme

Can Jean-Baptiste stop the Black Virgin killer? Jean-Baptiste Poulain comes to Auvergne in central France to investigate the deaths of two young women. Both were killed one year apart in the same barbaric, ritual way, their bodies left near the Black Virgin Chapel, and the day approaches when another victim could turn up. Unfortunately, he’s going to have to struggle against the locals’ superstitions, the hostility of the authorities, and the hatred all seem to direct at the neighboring gypsies.

Red Baron Graphic Novel Volume 3: Dungeons & Dragons

Red Baron Graphic Novel Volume 3: Dungeons & Dragons
Writer: Pierre Veys  Artist/Cover Artist: Carlos Puerta

It’s a war on two fronts that begins for the Red Baron. Manfred Von Richthofen is now flying over Russia, where his missions escorting heavy bombers or strafing ground troops are doing considerable damage. So much so that he’s eventually offered the opportunity to transfer to the Western Front and pit himself against the best British fighters. But a nasty surprise is waiting for him: among his new colleagues is his old enemy Prince Friedrich. The foe in the air may not be the most dangerous one!

Knockabout/ Top Shelf

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Nemo Trilogy Hard Cover Slipcase Edition

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Nemo Trilogy Hard Cover Slipcase Edition (Mature Readers)
Writer: Alan Moore (Artist/ Cover Artist: Kevin O’Neill

With a classic two-fisted spirit of adventure, Alan Moore & Kevin O’Neill explore stunning new horizons of their League of Extraordinary Gentlemen universe with the bestselling Nemo trilogy! These spinoff graphic novels follow the terrifying pirate queen Janni Nemo in her confrontations with unearthly Antarctic horrors (Heart of Ice), mechanical metropolitan monstrosities (The Roses of Berlin), and depraved tropical tyrants (River of Ghosts). Now, these handsome hardcovers are joined in a magnificent slipcase gloriously illustrated by Kevin O’Neill.

NoBrow Press

101 Artists To Listen To Before You Die Hard Cover

101 Artists To Listen To Before You Die Hard Cover
Writer/ Artist/ Cover Artist: Ricardo Cavolo

A gorgeously illustrated graphic memoir detailing Ricardo Cavolo’s personal journey through a lifetime of music fandom, with a visit to Bach, a meditation on Radiohead and a hundred other stops along the way (from Dolly Parton to Daft Punk), 101 Artists To Listen To Before You Die is a comic to get lost in.

SelfMadeHero

Filmish Graphic Journey Through Film Graphic Novel

Filmish Graphic Journey Through Film Graphic Novel
Writer/ Artist/ Cover Artist: Edward Ross

Scottish cartoonist Edward Ross uses comics to illuminate the ideas behind our favorite movies. In Filmish, Ross’s cartoon alter-ego guides readers through the annals of cinematic history, introducing some of the strange and fascinating theories of film. Each chapter zooms into a particular theme – the body, architecture, language – and explores an eclectic mix of cinematic triumphs, from A Trip to the Moon to Rambo.

Read our news item on the book’s launch here

Hysteria Graphic Freud Series Graphic Novel

Hysteria Graphic Freud Series Graphic Novel
Writer: Richard Appignanesi Artist/ Cover Artist: Oscar Zarate

“I very soon had an opportunity to interpret Dora’s nervous coughing as the outcome of a fantasized sexual situation.” An Analysis of a Case of Hysteria, often referred to as “Dora,” is one of Sigmund Freud’s most influential case studies. Focusing on the psychoanalyst’s investigation of the emotional life of a suicidal 18-year-old, it offers a fascinating insight into his methods of working and interpretation. Freud’s analysis of the patient, who he refers to as Dora, leads him to uncover a remarkably troubled and conflict-ridden family history. In this graphic novel adaptation, Richard Appignanesi and Oscar Zarate bring to life this landmark of psychoanalysis, as well as capturing the gripping story of a deeply troubled but fascinating patient.

Klaxon Graphic Novel

Klaxon Graphic Novel
Writer: Si Spencer Artist/ Cover Artist: DIX

In a not-too-distant past or present, three unemployed slackers find themselves embroiled in an unusual dispute with new neighbors: Carole and her weeping mother. When the shabby Carlisle intervenes in their lives, he incurs the wrath of their landlord – the silent, grinning embodiment of evil, Mr. Stapleton – and his mute minion son, Craig. As Mr. Stapleton’s malign influence spreads to his housemates and Carole’s house is besieged by cherubim cowboys carrying psychic TV sets, Carlisle takes the fight to his enemy and realizes he must sacrifice his life to save the world.

Read my interview with Si Spencer

Titan Comics

Rivers Of London #5

Rivers Of London #5
Writer: Andrew Cartmel, Ben Aaronovitch Artist: Lee Sullivan

A battered old harmless wooden stall? A snazzy sports car turned homicidal killer? A pack of wayward rich kids? Like pieces of a weaponizsed jigsaw puzzle, the links between these three apparently unrelated things are becoming lethally clear to full-time London cop and part-time wizard Peter Grant!

US Comic Publishers

Dark Horse Comics

BPRD Hell On Earth #137

BPRD Hell On Earth #137
Writer: Mike Mignola, John Arcudi Artist/ Cover Artist: Laurence Campbell

The BPRD send their two strongest champions to assist in the destruction of the Black Flame, and with the help of their newest ally’s incredible weapon, things are finally looking up.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #21 Main Cvr
Chronicles Of Conan Trade Paperback Volume 30 Death Of Conan

Dark Horse Presents 2014 #16

Dark Horse Presents 2014 #16
Writer/Artist: Brendan McCarthy & Various Cover Artist: Brendan McCarthy, Mike Mignola

A SPECIAL FLIPBOOK ISSUE! Behind a Brendan McCarthy cover in this issue, which features the next chapter of his surreal Dream Gang, Dennis Calero’s The Suit returns!

BUT FLIP THE BOOK OVER and find a Mike Mignola Hellboy cover and a special eight-page Hellboy story!

This issue also features new chapters of Carla Speed McNeil’s Finder, Alex de Campi and Jerry Ordway’s Semiautomagic, and Shawn Aldridge and Julius Gopez’s Last Act! And David Chelsea continues a four-issue run on DHP with his strip entitled Sandy & Mandy.

Eve Valkyrie #2
Mulan Revelations #4
Paybacks #3
Plants Vs Zombies Ongoing #6 Grown Sweet Home
Power Cubed #3
Rook #2
Steam Man #2
Usagi Yojimbo #150

DC Comics

Action Comics #46
Astro City #29
Astro City Lovers Quarrel Hard Cover
Batman & Robin Hard Cover Volume 7 Robin Rises
Batman & Robin Trade Paperback Volume 6 The Hunt For Robin
Batman 66 #29
Batman And Robin Eternal #7
Batman Arkham Knight Genesis #4
Batman Europa #1
Batman The Golden Age Omnibus Hard Cover Volume 1
Bizarro #6
Catwoman A Celebration Of 75 Years Hard Cover
Clean Room #2 (Mature Readers)
DC Comics Book And Dvd Blu Ray Slipcase Set
Doctor Fate #6
Doomed #6
Earth 2 Society #6
Green Lantern The Lost Army #6
Harley Quinn #22

Martian Manhunter #6

Martian Manhunter #6
Writer: Rob Williams Artist: Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira Cover Artist: Eric Canete

A new female Martian warrior emerges as the mystery of our four heroes and their connection to the late J’onn J’onzz is finally revealed, and the Martian invasion reaches its deadly endgame.

New Suicide Squad #14

Red Thorn #1

Red Thorn #1 (Mature Readers)
Writer: David Baillie Artist: Meghan Hetrick-Murante Cover Artist: Choong Yoon

On the rain-soaked streets of Glasgow, a girl whose drawings somehow come to life has just stumbled across her one true love. And thousands of miles below those streets, an ancient demi-god plots his escape from the prison where he’s been held for nearly two thousand years. Evil forces are at play and no one is safe as the legends of Scottish mythology collide with the modern world. Fans of FABLES and THE SANDMAN won’t want to miss this riveting dark fantasy epic!

Secret Six #8
Superman Earth One Trade Paperback Volume 3
Superman Wonder Woman Hard Cover Volume 3 Casualties Of War
Superman Wonder Woman Trade Paperback Volume 2 War And Peace

Swamp Thing Darker Genesis Trade Paperback

Swamp Thing Darker Genesis Trade Paperback (Mature Readers)
Writer: Mark Millar Artist: Phil Hester & Various

In these tales from issues #151-160, Swamp Thing meets the spirit of a dead writer who is trapped in her own unpublished short story collection. Swamp Thing can free her only by working his way through the reality of each of her stories. Along the way, Swamp Thing visits the occult side of New Orleans, becomes a golem in a world ruled by Nazis, inhabits the form of the villainous Solomon Grundy, and more.

Telos #2

Titans Hunt #2

Titans Hunt #2
Writer: Dan Abnett Artist/Cover Artist: Paulo Siqueira

“The Secret History of the Teen Titans” continues! Dick Grayson is hot on the trail of a young Atlantean named Garth-but what he doesn’t realize is that something is hunting him! Plus, Roy Harper encounters a mysterious woman named Lilith-and this run-in will leave him questioning his own past!

IDW Publishing

Andre The Giant Graphic Novel Closer To Heaven
Boy-1 #4

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency #5

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency #5 (Variant Covers)
Writer: Chris Ryall Artist/ Cover Artist: Ilias Kyriazis

“The Interconnectedness of All Kings,” part 5 (of 5)! Will the museum’s gala event for King Ahktenkhamen, a serial-killing couple, and a soul-stealing phone all wrap up nicely here? Of course not! Luckily, Dirk wouldn’t have it any other way.

Godzilla In Hell #5
Infinite Loop Trade Paperback

Jem & The Holograms #9

Jem & The Holograms #9
Writer: Kelly Thompson Artist/ Cover Artist: Emma Vieceli

VIRAL PART 3! Jem and The Holograms commemorate their new video with a huge house party… but that may have been a mistake, as more than one party crasher isn’t looking to celebrate their success!

My Little Pony Adventures In Friendship Hard Cover Volume 4
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #36
Onyx #3
Orphan Black Helsinki #1
Ragnarok Hard Cover Volume 1 Last God Standing
Star Trek Gold Key Archives Hard Cover Volume 4
Star Trek Green Lantern #5
Steve Canyon Hard Cover Volume 6 1957-1958
Tet #3
Transformers #47

Image Comics

Beauty #4 (Mature Readers, Variant Covers)

Huck #1

Huck #1 (Variant Covers)
Writer: Mark Millar Artist/ Cover Artist: Rafael Albuquerque

In a quiet seaside town, Huck uses his special gifts to do a good deed each day. His neighbours return the favors by keeping his abilities a secret. But when a newcomer alerts the media, a firestorm erupts, sending Huck on an adventure that will change everything. This brand-new series from writer MARK MILLAR and artist RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE presents a comicbook unlike anything you’ve read before. Featuring a Feel-Good Movie variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQURQUE.

I Hate Fairyland #2  (Mature Readers)
Invincible #125
Low Trade Paperback Volume 2 Before The Dawn Burns Us

Phonogram The Immaterial Girl #4

Phonogram The Immaterial Girl #4 (Mature Readers)
Writer: Kieron Gillen Artist: Jamie McKelvie & Various Cover Artist: Jamie McKelvie

We take a break from Emily’s existential music television horror and spend time with Mr Logos and Laura’s precious lack of life. Includes extensive mid-00s comic homage.

Pretty Deadly #6 (Mature Readers)
Rat Queens #13 (Mature Readers)
Reyn #10
Savage Dragon Archives Trade Paperback Volume 5
Savior #8
Shutter #17 (Mature Readers)
Tokyo Ghost #3 (Mature Readers, Variant Covers)
Wayward #11 (Mature Readers, Variant Covers)
Witchblade 20th Anniversary Hard Cover

Marvel Comics

A-Force Trade Paperback Warzones Vol 0
All New X-Men Trade Paperback Volume 6 Ultimate Adventure
Astonishing Ant-Man #2
Black Knight #1
Captain America Sam Wilson #3
Captain Marvel And Carol Corps Trade Paperback
Dark Tower Drawing Of Three Lady Of Shadows #3 (Mature Readers)
Deadpool #2
Extraordinary X-Men #2
Guardians Of Galaxy Trade Paperback Volume 4 Original Sin
Guardians Of Knowhere Trade Paperback
Kanan #8

Korvac Saga Trade Paperback Warzones

Korvac Saga Trade Paperback Warzones
Writer: Dan Abnett Artist: Gerardo Sandoval & Various Cover Artist: Otto Schmidt

The Guardians come face-to-face with the 21st-century Guardians of the Galaxy! Stranded in the present, the 31st-century Guardians finally locate the anomaly that’s ripping the timestream apart. But preventing it is something else altogether! Then, after the incursions end and Battleworld is formed, Michael Korvac governs the Forest Hills – but his domain is threatened by chaotic forces from beyond the Wall, and a dark madness spreading through the population. Korvac’s loyal Guardians must find the source of the evil before it corrupts the new world they live on! When Korvac’s rival the Wonder Man moves against him, deploying his Avengers in an effort to seize power, only the Guardians stand in the way of this ruthless power play – and a terrible, world-shattering secret will be discovered. Collecting GUARDIANS 3000 #6-8 and KORVAC SAGA #1-4.
Rated T+

Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble Season Two #13

Marvel Zombies Trade Paperback Battleworld

Marvel Zombies Trade Paperback Battleworld
Writer: Simon Spurrier, Robert Kirkman Artist: Sean Phillips, Kev Walker Cover Artist: Ken Lashley

Elsa Bloodstone is stationed on the Wall, tasked with keeping Battleworld’s zombie hordes contained. Elsa thinks often of her deceased father, Ulysses Bloodstone – how all his lessons gave her the skills to fight, but the love he didn’t give is indirectly what landed her on the Wall to begin with. When Elsa spots a human child caught in the zombieverse, she decides to rescue the girl – and now, stranded in the Deadlands with this mysterious child and stalked by a merciless hunter, Elsa must traverse the zombie-ridden landscape and escape. But haunted by ghosts from her past – including visions of her stern father – Elsa realizes it may not be the zombies she fears. And she’s about to learn that the child is not what she claims to be. Collecting MARVEL ZOMBIES (2015) #1-4 and MARVEL ZOMBIES (2006) #1.
Rated T+

Mighty Thor #1
Ms Marvel #1
Ms Marvel Trade Paperback Volume 4 Last Days

New Avengers #3

New Avengers #3
Writer: Al Ewing Artist/ Cover Artist: Gerardo Sandoval

• Avengers Island — under attack from outer space!
•  Who are the Knights Of The Infinite? What do they want with Wiccan and Hulkling? And how far will the New Avengers go to stop them?
•  Meanwhile, Songbird uncovers evidence of a traitor on the team…
Rated T+

Secret Wars 2099 Trade Paperback

Secret Wars 2099 Trade Paperback
Writer: Peter David Artist: Will Sliney Cover Artist: Dave Rapoza

Travel to the Battleworld domain of 2099 and see the future in a whole new light. Introducing the Avengers 2099! Can the ideal of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes survive in a world where megacorporations rule with an iron fist? Find out as the 2099 Avengers come face-to-face with a tremendous beast who’s no stranger to the team! (You won’t like him when he’s angry.) Then, the Defenders of 2099 square off against the Avengers! When corporations control super heroes, what differences could have driven the Defenders to stand against Earth’s Mightiest Heroes? To find out, the Avengers take on Alchemax – and Miguel Stone bears his talons for the first time! And even as Captain America discovers the truth about her own dual identity, an ancient evil appears, intent on destroying the 2099 Avengers! Collecting SECRET WARS 2099 #1-5.
Rated T

Secret Wars Too #1
Silver Surfer Epic Collection Trade Paperback Freedom
Spider-Woman #1
Star Wars #12
Star Wars Trade Paperback Journey To Sw Force Awakens Shatter Empire
Star Wars Vader Down #1 Vdwn
Star-Lord #1

Uncanny Avengers Annual #1

Uncanny Avengers Annual #1
Writer: James Robinson Artist: Marc Laming Cover Artist: Mike Deodato

• The only good Nazi is an undead Nazi…
•  The Uncanny Avengers take on magic in this supernatural adventure!
•  Featuring Deadpool! Doctor Voodoo! Agatha Harkness! And the Emerald Warlock makes his marvel debut!
RATED T+

Uncanny Inhumans #2

Other Publishers Comics And Graphic Novels

Adventure Time Fionna & Cake Card Wars #5 (Variant Covers)

Big Trouble In Little China #18

Big Trouble In Little China #18
Writer: Fred Van Artist: Dan McDaid Cover Artist: Joe Eisma

Jack and the gang sneak into a sorcerers’ convention at a lavish casino to rescue Margo from Baba Yaga.

Black Cat Mystery #50 (Mature Readers)
Bloodshot Reborn #8 (Variant Covers)
Bobs Burgers Ongoing #5 Rare Wong Virgin Edition
Bodacious Space Pirates Abyss Of Hyperspace Graphic Novel Volume 2
Cognetic #2
Cops For Criminals #1
Dawn Vampirella #5 Rare Linsner Virgin Edition
Dean Koontz Frankenstein Storm Surge #2
Disney Rosa Duck Library Hard Cover Box Set Volume 3 & 4
Disney Rosa Duck Library Hard Cover Volume 4 Last Clan Mcduck
Double Take Super Pack #2 (Mature Readers)
Escape From New York #12
Evil Dead 2 Tales Of The Exmortis #1 Special Edition
F1rst Hero Fight For Your Life #4
Fairy Girls Graphic Novel Volume 1
Fairy Tail Masters Edition Trade Paperback Volume 1
Fathom Blue #5 (Variant Covers)
Furrever Friends: A Cat Named Haiku Anthology
Futurama Comics #77
Future Proof #8
Get Fuzzy Trade Paperback Clean Up On Aisle Stupid
Gft 2015 Robyn Hood Holiday Special (Mature Readers, Variant Covers)
Gft Wonderland #41 (Mature Readers, Variant Covers)
Giant Days #8
Giant Days Trade Paperback Volume 1
Gold Digger #226
Grumpy Cat #1 Haeser Hand Drawn Orig Art Edition
Hacktivist Vol 2 #5
Hero Hourly #1
Holy F*Cked #3 (Mature Readers)
James Bond Omnibus Trade Paperback Volume 1 New Printing
Jirni Vol 2 #4 (Variant Covers)
Junction True Graphic Novel
Lady Death (Ongoing) #25 Seattle VIP Cvr (Mature Readers)
Lady Death Apocalypse #2 Century Firestarter Cvr (Mature Readers)
Lady Death Apocalypse #3 CGC Numbered Edition Cvr (Mature Readers)
Lady Death Premiere Unveiled Cvr (Mature Readers)
Lady Mechanika Trade Paperback Volume 1 Mystery Of Mechanical Corpse
LCSD 2015 Wrath Of The Eternal Warrior #1
Looking For Group #8
Lumberjanes #20
Lumberjanes To Max Edition Hard Cover Volume 1
Masks 2 #8 (Variant Covers)
Mistry Pi #5
Moon Girl #5
New Construction 2 More Stories Graphic Novel
Night Of The Living Dead The Beginning Comp Box Set (Mature Readers)
Ooku Inner Chambers Graphic Novel Volume 11 (Mature Readers)
Our Expanding Universe Trade Paperback
Peanuts Every Sunday Hard Cover Volume 3 1961-1965
Project Nemesis #2 Reg Cvr Frank
Public Relations #3 (Mature Readers)

Puma Blues Complete Saga Hard Cover

Puma Blues Complete Saga Hard Cover
Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS
Writer: Stephen Murphy, Alan Moore Artist/ Cover Artist:Michael Zulli

Out of print for nearly 25 years and one of Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Non-Super Hero graphic novels of all time, The Puma Blues is a series of interrelated stories that visualize life at the turn of the 21st century as a world of mutated animals, in which a lone government agent investigates the truth behind environmental degradation. Written by Stephen Murphy, the most prolific Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles author of all-time, and illustrated by Michael Zulli, artist on The Sandman, this deluxe hardcover edition unveils the never-before-seen ending, includes a foreword by Dave Sim, an afterword by Stephen Bissette, and a new story by Alan Moore. “Intelligent and urgent mythology for the end of the millennium.” – Neil Gaiman

Quit Your Job And Other Stories Graphic Novel (Mature Readers)
Rachel Rising #37
Red Sonja Conan #1 Premium Aod Collectables Exc
Rick & Morty Trade Paperback Volume 1
Serving Supes #1
Shigeru Mizuki Hitler Trade Paperback (Mature Readers)
Simpsons Winter Wingding #10

Six #1

Six #1 (Variant Covers)
Publisher: 451 MEDIA GROUP
Writer: George Pelecanos, Andrew Ewington Artist/ Cover Artist: Mack Chater

From master author George Pelecanos, (HBO’s The Wire, The Pacific, Treme), comes a searing tale of warfare at its worst and fighting soldiers at their best. When the wife of a former Marine buddy finds herself a target of a vicious Mexican cartel, she ends up turning to her husband’s old squad for help. Sergeant James McQuade and five former members of the Five-One Sand Scorpions find themselves outnumbered and outgunned against the most lethal and unpredictable enemy they ever went head-to-head with.  It was someone else’s war but it was their fight.  Just the way they like it.

Six Gun Gorilla Pen Ink #1

Six Gun Gorilla Pen Ink #1
Writer: Simon Spurrier Artist/ Cover Artist: Jeff Stokely

What’s to Love: Calling all process junkies! If you’re as much a fan of the behind-the-scenes process of illustration as you are of the finished product, you will love this in-depth look at the making of the critically acclaimed Six-Gun Gorilla.

What It Is: This next installment of the Pen & Ink series collects Six-Gun Gorilla issues #1-2 in an oversized, 11″ x 17″ format that features Jeff Stokely’s inks alongside new commentary and creative insights from Stokely and writer Simon Spurrier.

Sonic The Hedgehog #278 Reg Cvr A Peppers
Spooks Graphic Novel Volume 5 Megan
Steambusters #2
Sunbeam Astronaut Graphic Novel (Mature Readers)
Terra Formars Graphic Novel Volume 9 (Mature Readers)
Tomboy #1 Ely Cvr (Mature Readers)
Tomboy #1 Main Cvr (Mature Readers)
Ultraman Graphic Novel Volume 2

Unity Deluxe Hard Cover Volume 1

Unity Deluxe Hard Cover Volume 1
Writer: Matt Kindt Artist: Doug Braithwaite & Various Cover Artist: Travel Foreman

At last, a deluxe oversized hardcover collecting the bestselling debut and first year of adventures of the Valiant Universe’s first-ever superteam! From their first explosive confrontations with X-O Manowar to their head-on assault on the alien strike-force known only as the Armor Hunters, the most dangerous and most ruthless team of heroes ever united comes together right here in this prestige-sized collection from New York Times bestselling writer Matt Kindt (THE VALIANT, NINJAK) and an all-star cast of artists including Doug Braithwaite (ARMOR HUNTERS), Cary Nord (Conan), CAFU (UNITY), and Stephen Segovia (Superior Carnage)!

To kill a king, he has created an army. The world’s most dangerous man, Toyo Harada, has been struck by the one thing he never thought possible – fear. Halfway across the globe, a new power threatens to topple modern civilization and, to preempt the cataclysm that is to come, Harada will unite the most lethal, most volatile, most unforgiving team the world has ever known – UNITY. Their mission: defeat the warrior king armed with the universe’s most powerful weapon. Kill X-O Manowar! Collecting UNITY #0-14 and HARBINGER: FAITH #0, this deluxe oversized hardcover comes packed with more than 20 pages of rarely seen art and extras, direct from the Valiant vaults.

Vampirella #1969 (Variant Covers)
Voltron From The Ashes #3
Welcome Back #3
Wes Craven Coming Of Rage #2 (Mature Readers)
Wes Craven Coming Of Rage #2 Ultra Rare Bloody Sky Lt
Will Eisner Spirit #1 Premium Aod Collectables Exc
Wrath Of The Eternal Warrior #1 (Variant Covers)
X-O Manowar #1 Dollar Debut Edition (New Printing)
Zen Hard Bounty #1

Magazines

Comic Shop News #1483
DC Batman Auto Fig Mag #70 Batman Returns Movie Sub
Doctor Who Magazine #492
Horrorhound #56
Judge Dredd Megazine #365
Little Shoppe Of Horrors #35
Locus #658
Star Trek Magazine 2016 Special
Star Wars Insider 2016 Special

Books

Agatha H & Voice Of The Castle Girl Genius Novel Hard Cover
Collecting Childrens Books Art Memories Values Hard Cover
Dinomania Hard Cover Lost Art Winsor Mccay King Kong New York
Disney Princess Magical Pop Up World Hard Cover
Doctor Who Comp Hist Hard Cover Volume 4 1st Doctor Stories 1 & 2
Glamourama Pin Up Art Carlos Valenzuela Sc (Mature Readers)
Green Lama Crimson King Prose Novel
Michael Allred Conversations Hard Cover
Savage Art Of Bob Larkin Sc Vol 1
Thunderbirds Agents Technical Manual 50th Anniv Edition Hard Cover
Ult Guide Collectible Lego Sets Identification & Price Guide
Walking Dead Pop Up Book Hard Cover
Warhammer 40k Deathfire Trade Paperback
World Of Vikings Hard Cover

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a "freelance comics operative", currently working as a freelance editor for TITAN COMICS, as Creative Consultant on the new DAN DARE audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL and LANCASTER COMICS DAY. John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years, starting out at Marvel UK, where he edited a number of the Genesis 1992 books with Paul Neary. His numerous credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines, where he was Managing Editor. He also edited STRIP Magazine and worked as an editor on several audio comics for ROK Comics, including TEAM M.O.B.I.L.E. and THE BEATLES STORY. Most recently he is writing CRUCIBLE as a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and DEATH DUTY and SKOW DOGS with Dave Hailwood for the digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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