PREVIEW: Comics for 07/19/2006

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    AMERICAN MULE ENTERTAINMENT
    Public Enemy #1

    DARK HORSE COMICS
    Berserk Volume 12 TP Mature Readers
    Blade Of The Immortal #115 (4 of 6) Mature Readers
    Conan #30 Mature Readers
    Star Wars: Rebellion #4
    Sudden Gravity TP
    Usagi Yojimbo Volume 20: Glimpses Of Death TP

    DC COMICS
    Checkmate #4 Ongoing Series
    Superman/Batman #28
    Uncle Sam and the Freedom Fighters #1 (of 8) - added 07/22/2006

    DC COMICS/VERTIGO COMICS
    Sloth HC Mature Readers

    DEVIL'S DUE PUBLISHING
    the Lost Squad #5 (of 6)

    HEROIC PUBLISHING
    Roy Thomas Anthem #3

    IDW PUBLISHING
    The Transformers: Stormbringer #1 (of 4)
    Zombies!: Feast #2

    IMAGE COMICS
    Ant #7 (3 of 5) - added 07/21/2006
    24 Seven GN
    Elephantmen #1 - updated 01/03/2007
    Girls #15 Mature Readers - added 07/21/2006
    The Red Diaries TP

    IMAGE COMICS/TOP COW
    Bearers Of The Blade Special (One-Shot)
    Witchblade #100

    MARKOSIA ENTERPRISES LTD.
    Done to Death #1 (of 5) Mature Readers

    MARVEL COMICS
    Cable & Deadpool #30 (1 of 3)
    Civil War: X-Men #1 (of 4)
    Daily Bugle: Civil War Newspaper Special Edition
    Halo Graphic Novel HC
    Jack Kirby's Galactic Bounty Hunters #1 (of 6)
    Marvel Adventures: The Avengers #3
    Marvel Westerns: Western Legends #1
    New X-Men #28 (1 of 4)
    Runaways #18 (5 of 5)
    Ultimate X-Men #72 (1 of 3)
    Uncanny X-Men #476 (2 of 12)
    X-Factor #9
    X-Men: Fairy Tales #3 (of 4)

    VIRGIN COMICS
    The Shadu #1 - updated 12/22/2006
     
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    PUBLIC ENEMY #1 (of 6)

    Publisher:
    American Mule Entertainment
    Writers: Chuck D
    Pencils: Adam Wallenta
    Cover: Adam Wallenta

    "WELCOME TO THE TERRORDOME" Part 1 of 6
    The evil Executives and their New World Order are about to unleash their master plan for world domination. Before they can succeed though, they must eliminate a young boy named Vincent who holds the key to their ultimate secret weapon. Unfortunately for the Executives, Vincent is a Public Enemy fan. In a desperate attempt to destroy their enemies, the Executives devise a plan that will eliminate Vincent, Public Enemy and their Underground Railroad allies in one clean swoop. This is the beginning of an epic battle for peace and justice as Public Enemy and the Underground Railroad fight the powers that be to keep the American people free from tyranny and oppression.

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    Public Enemy #1, Page 30
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    Public Enemy #1, Additional Page 1
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    Source: Comic Book Resources and Comic Book Resources

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    BERSERK VOLUME 12 TP

    Publisher:
    Dark Horse Comics
    Writers: Kentaro Miura
    Pencils: Kentaro Miura
    Cover: Kentaro Miura

    The Band of the Hawks' rescue of their leader, Griffith, has brought them no ease. Broken beyond healing, a frail ghost of his former glory, Griffith is now more an object of pity than a man, and the Hawks, who've grimly hung together under duress and death during his absence, are now on the verge of splintering to the winds. But Griffith's dreams and ambitions, built on the bodies of his troops and the countless enemies they have slain, have not gone unnoticed in the spirit realm, and though Griffith has nowhere to go as a man, he may yet have a future . . . a future borne on jet-black wings in the company of the demon lords of the Godhand!
    MATURE READERS

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    Source: Dark Horse Comics

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    BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL #115 (4 of 6)

    Publisher:
    Dark Horse Comics
    Writers: Hiroaki Samura
    Pencils: Hiroaki Samura
    Cover: Hiroaki Samura

    "ON THE PERFECTION OF ANATOMY" Part 4 of 6
    After the last issue's shocking death, Burando's grip on reality slips a bit more, and he struggles to continue his research while in a depressed stupor. Habaki Kagimura isn't letting his prize doctor off the hook, though. Kagimura pushes for new tests with a new felon. Word of his experiments in immortality is spreading through Edo's jails, and Manji's cocky cellmate is a willing volunteer who has no idea what pain is in store for him. Hiroaki Samura's samurai drama continues its dark descent into a horrific world of torture and "modern Japanese medicine," as the secrets of Manji's mystical kessen-chu are slowly revealed.
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    Source: Dark Horse Comics

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    CONAN #30

    Publisher:
    Dark Horse Comics
    Writers: Mike Mignola
    Pencils: Cary Nord
    Cover: Tony Harris
    Colorist: Dave Stewart

    Conan battles a gelatinous abomination older than history itself in this continuation of Robert E. Howard's "The Hall of the Dead" adapted by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and drawn by Cary Nord.

    Grasping, groping tentacles meet cold, hard steel as Conan struggles to avoid the churning gullet of an adversary unlike any he's faced before. In an abandoned city long lost to the hearts and memories of man, where will the Cimmerian turn for refuge? The haunting dead of this ancient place offer no solace, but they want nothing more than for Conan to join their dank and lifeless company.
    MATURE READERS

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    Source: Dark Horse Comics
     
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    STAR WARS: REBELLION #4

    Publisher:
    Dark Horse Comics
    Writers: Rob Williams
    Pencils: Brandon Badeaux
    Cover: Brandon Badeaux
    Colorist: Wil Glass

    "MY BROTHER, MY ENEMY"
    Luke Skywalker faces a squad of stormtroopers when he attempts to bring his boyhood friend Imperial officer Janek "Tank" Sunber over to the Rebellion. Was Tank's plan to defect discovered by the Empire before he could get away, or are the troopers a plot to trick the Alliance into letting Sunber into the heart of their operations? It might not even matter, because while Luke is off on his renegade rescue mission, the Rebel Fleet comes under attack-from inside the command ship!

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    Source: Dark Horse Comics

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    SUDDEN GRAVITY TP

    Publisher:
    Dark Horse Comics
    Writers: Greg Ruth
    Pencils: Greg Ruth
    Cover: Greg Ruth

    Built on a site of great and forgotten power, the mammoth Bentham International Hospital was to be the very definition of modern medical science at its best. But over the years, the spectres and dark secrets of the Hospital began to bore away at its heart, leaving its foundations cracked and vulnerable to the oldest of horrors and nightmares. When a prominent Commissioner of the City's Housing and Urban Development Department is brought in for evaluation after murdering her family, the haunted secrets of the hospital begin to unravel, leaving no one untouched. Julius, the prosthetic boy in room 13 is waking up. The black eggs are found. The lines between the patients and the doctors is blurring. This is where the end begins. Every cure is paid with a curse and every sin is birthed anew as the once brilliant light of modern medicine forsakes the world for the shadows it can no longer hide.

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    Source: Dark Horse Comics

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    USAGI YOJIMBO VOLUME 20: GLIMPSES OF DEATH TP

    Publisher:
    Dark Horse Comics
    Writers: Stan Sakai
    Pencils: Stan Sakai
    Cover: Stan Sakai

    Wandering ronin Usagi Yojimbo is alone once again, having emerged from his travels with young Jotaro. His brief respite from danger was not destined to last long, for adventure in feudal Japan waits for no one! In this volume of the internationally acclaimed series, master storyteller Stan Sakai treats readers to intriguing tales of Usagi on his own and catches up with a bevy of fan-favorite characters - "whodunit" maestro Inspector Ishida has another puzzling mystery to solve, bounty hunters Gen and Stray Dog are each on the tail of the possessed swordswoman Inazuma, bodyguard Tomoe has a new political rival in Lord Noriyuki's court, and Priest Sanshobo's temple is plagued by a vile demon! Throughout these stories we follow Usagi as he is roped into a covert smuggling operation, escorts a cantankerous old woman through dangerous territory, assists an inventor with a visionary flying machine, and once again encounters a vengeful young samurai.

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    Source: Dark Horse Comics

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    CHECKMATE #4 (of 4)

    Publisher:
    DC Comics
    Writers: Greg Rucka
    Pencils: Jesús Saíz
    Cover: Lee Bermejo

    "THE GAME OF KINGS" Part 4 of 4
    A Kobra traitor is revealed and an international metahuman battle joined as "The Game of Kings" concludes!
    ONGOING SERIES

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    Source: Newsarama and DC Comics
     
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    SUPERMAN/BATMAN #28 (1 of 5)

    Publisher:
    DC Comics
    Writers: Mark Verheiden
    Pencils: Ethan Van Sciver
    Cover: Ethan Van Sciver

    "THE ENEMIES AMONG US" Part 1 of 5
    The Martian Manhunter attacks Batman! Parasite and Titano return! And Superman's allegiance will be tested as writer Mark Verheiden (SUPERMAN) and Ethan Van Sciver (GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH) begin an epic 5-part arc involving many of the DCU's alien heroes, including members of the Green Lantern Corps!

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    Source: The Comic Fanatic

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    SLOTH HC

    Publisher:
    DC Comics/Vertigo Comics
    Writers: Gilbert Hernandez
    Pencils: Gilbert Hernandez
    Cover: Gilbert Hernandez

    From Gilbert Hernandez, the award-winning co-creator of Love and Rockets - the series that defined alternative comics - comes SLOTH, Hernandez's first original graphic novel, presented in breathtaking black and white by Vertigo.

    Troubled teenager Miguel Serra becomes a walking urban legend after he wills himself into a coma and wakes up one year later virtually unchanged - except for his sloth-like pace.

    Discover how a haunted lemon orchard, a mysterious goatman and murder collide as Miguel, his girlfriend Lita and their friend Romeo take on the teenage wasteland of suburbia.

    Will it be love or rock-and-roll suicide? Find out in SLOTH, a surrealistic romantic drama in the spirit of David Lynch that takes the art of sequential storytelling to new heights in its use of light and shadow.
    MATURE READERS

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    Source: Comic Book Resources

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    THE LOST SQUAD #5 (of 6)

    Publisher:
    Devil's Due Publishing
    Writers: Chris Kirby
    Pencils: Alan Robinson
    Cover: Alan Robinson

    With the true nature of the SYBIL device revealed, the Squad's battle plans change from search and destroy to a rescue mission. The boys detour to a small Belgian town and receive a hostile reception as their presence draws the full might of the German forces, spearheaded by the dreaded SPYDER tanks, looking for SYBIL.

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    Source: Devil's Due Publishing

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    ROY THOMAS ANTHEM #3

    Publisher:
    Heroic Publishing
    Writers: Roy Thomas
    Pencils: Jorge Santamaria Garcia
    Cover: Jorge Santamaria Garcia
    Colorist: Michael Kelleher
    Letters: Albert Deschesne

    "KEEPING SECRETS"
    WORLD WAR II -- YOU ONLY THINK YOU KNOW WHO WON!

    A dying American warns Anthem of a sinister secret behind the secret weapons that enabled the Axis powers to turn the tide of battle in World War II. And at last, the origins of the young heroes of Project Anthem.

    PLUS! Don't miss this issue's special bonus feature: A Golden Age LIBERTY GIRL adventure by Shi's Billy Tucci!

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    Roy Thomas Anthem #3, Page 32

    Source: Heroic Publishing
     
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    THE TRANSFORMERS: STORMBRINGER #1 (of 4)

    Publisher:
    IDW Publishing
    Writers: Simon Furman
    Pencils: Don Figueroa
    Cover: Don Figueroa
    Colorist: Josh Burcham
    Letters: Tom B. Long

    For those of you craving unchecked, cover-to-cover giant robot action (guaranteed no humans!) on an epic scale, look no further than this special space epic. So far, in "Infiltration," we’ve had tantalizing hints about the state of play elsewhere in the TRANSFORMERS universe, but now we look in on Cybertron itself, unlocking a dark, dark chapter in the planet’s history, one that is about to hit the Autobots and Decepticons again… full force! By the Beast Wars team supreme of Simon Furman and Don Figueroa. This special four-part series will tell one complete, self-contained cosmic epic. What’s more, each issue will feature a wraparound cover from Figueroa, all four of which combine to present one huge image, and a variant cover from Fig, too.

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    The Transformers: Stormbringer #1, Variant Cover (from IDW Publishing)
    The Transformers: Stormbringer #1, Inside Cover and Page 1
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    The Transformers: Stormbringer #1, Page 6-7
    The Transformers: Stormbringer #1, Page 8-9
    The Transformers: Stormbringer #1, Page 10-11

    Source: Newsarama, TFW2005's Mr. Roboto, and IDW Publishing

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    ZOMBIES!: FEAST #2

    Publisher:
    IDW Publishing
    Writers: Shane McCarthy
    Pencils: Chris Bolton
    Cover: Chris Bolton, Ted McKeever
    Colorist: Josh Burcham
    Letters: Tom B. Long

    Eight of the country's most vicious criminals are on the loose but something far worse is waiting for them as they make their way to the safety of the small town of South Ridge. It's natural born killers against an inhuman horde with a guarantee that not everyone will last till nightfall!. Art and all five covers, which connect to form one horrific image, will be provided by George A. Romero’s Land of the Dead cover artist Chris Bolton.

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    Source: IDW Publishing

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    24 SEVEN GN

    Publisher:
    Image Comics
    Writers: Various
    Pencils: Various
    Cover: Adam Hughes

    24seven features a who's who of today's best writers and artists from comics, film and animation, telling tales of robots in the city that never sleeps. In the vein of FLIGHT, these stories run a cross-genre gamut, from robot zombies to a prison break to a bizarre feud between a Siamese DJ team. 24seven has romance, action, horror...everything you want, all told by a cross-section of the most diverse writers and artists you'll find on the print page.

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    Source: Newsarama, Newsarama and Comic Book Resources

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    ELEPHANTMEN #1

    Publisher:
    Image Comics
    Writers: Richard Starkings
    Pencils: Moritat
    Cover: Jose Ladrönn, Moritat (flip-cover)

    "SEE THE ELEPHANT"
    They were genetically engineered to be supra-human weapons of mass destruction, but now they must walk amongst the people they were created to destroy. Hip Flask and Ebony Hide count amongst their number: Elephantmen. Even when befriended by a small girl, Hide is still haunted by his past and is forced to recognize that suspicion and contempt will always be his constant companions.

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    UPDATED: 01/03/2007 - complete issue

    Source: Newsarama
     
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    THE RED DIARIES TP

    Publisher:
    Image Comics
    Writers: Gary Reed
    Pencils: Laurence Campbell, Chris Jones, Larry Shuput
    Cover: Ken Meyer Jr.

    Marilyn Monroe, John F. Kennedy, the Mob, Fidel Castro, J. Edgar Hoover, the CIA...it was a conspiracy of secrets, a conspiracy of murder. All was revealed in Marilyn's diaries, her Red Diaries, and it is about to blow everything out into the open.
    COLLECTS: Red Diaries #1-4

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    Source: Comic Book Resources and Image Comics

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    BEARERS OF THE BLADE SPECIAL (ONE-SHOT)

    Publisher:
    Image Comics/Top Cow
    Writers: Various
    Pencils: Various

    Over the years, many people have attempted to wield the Witchblade but few have succeeded. More often, the Witchblade has found its own bearers and their entwined paths have led to world-changing events. Compiled here is a timeline of the Witchblade and information on the bearers we know about along with an inside look at the newest beautiful face in Witchblade.

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    Source: Newsarama

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    WITCHBLADE #100

    Publisher:
    Image Comics/Top Cow
    Writers: Ron Marz
    Pencils: Mike Choi, Adriana Melo
    Cover: Marc Silvestri, Michael Turner/Keu Cha, Mike Choi, Gonzo Animated, Joseph Linsner (Incentive)
    Colorist: Sonia Oback

    Witchblade reaches its 100th issue with a milestone story that will shake the book to its very core! New York City Police detective Sara Pezzini has been the wielder of the mystic weapon known as the Witchblade since issue #1. But Sara realizes nothing lasts forever as she faces a friend turned deadly enemy ... and only one of them will survive! Writer Ron Marz has been building to this story since the beginning of his acclaimed run, bringing closure to the past and setting the stage for the future. Outgoing penciler Mike Choi pulls out all the stops in his Witchblade swansong, joined by new regular artist Adriana Melo. Plus, a shocking ending you have to read to believe! The winds of change are blowing, bringing in a new era of Witchblade greatness!

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    DONE TO DEATH #1 (of 5)

    Publisher:
    Markosia Enterprises Ltd.
    Writers: Andrew Foley
    Pencils: Fiona Staples
    Cover: Fiona Staples

    A serial-killing book editor out to kill a genre, one writer at a time. An incompetent vampire on a blood-thirsty rampage through a world of faux-darkness. The most famous vampire novelist alive...for the moment. When the three of them cross paths, it's going to get ugly, and it wasn't exactly pretty to begin with. May the best monster win..."
    MATURE READERS

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    Done to Death #1, Cover
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    Done to Death #1, Page 14

    Source: Newsarama
     
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    CABLE & DEADPOOL #30 (1 of 3)

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: Fabian Nicieza
    Pencils: Staz Johnson
    Cover: Roberto Campus
    Inker: Cam Smith
    Colorist: Gotham Entertainment Group
    Letters: Cory Petit

    CIVIL WAR Tie-in!
    "THE HERO HUNTER" Part 1 of 3
    With CIVIL WAR tearing the Marvel Universe apart, only one man can sew it back together... DEADPOOL?! Well, who else would make the perfect mercenary Hero-Hunter? In an effort to do his part, Deadpool crosses paths with the GREAT LAKES AVENGERS, and slices and dices his way to DAREDEVIL-THE MAN WITHOUT FEAR!
    What happens when the Merc with a Mouth faces the Sightless Scarlet Sentry? And where does CABLE stand in all this? Where he always does... pretending he’s above the fray. Then why is he having a secret meeting with CAPTAIN AMERICA...?

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    CIVIL WAR: X-MEN #1 (of 4)

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: David Hine
    Pencils: Yanick Paquette
    Cover: Juan Doe
    Colorist: High
    Letters: Joseph Caramagna

    CIVIL WAR Tie-in!
    Enough is enough! The tension between the X-Men, the 198, and the O*N*E has finally reached a breaking point. As the Marvel Universe is ripped apart by the Civil War, the X-Men also find themselves crumbling from the inside out. Will they fold-up and admit defeat, or will the X-Men finally start to fight back? Find out here!

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    DAILY BUGLE: CIVIL WAR NEWSPAPER SPECIAL EDITION

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: Peter David, J. Michael Straczynski, various
    Pencils: Mike Mayhew

    The sides have been chosen and the Civil War has begun! As heroes battle heroes, putting their lives on the line to fight for what they believe in, there’s only one source to keep you informed on the happenings of the biggest Marvel event of the year: the Daily Bugle! This is the very newspaper the citizens of the Marvel Universe read to keep informed! With a very special editorial by J. Jonah Jameson and news, gossip, and opinions from the best writers he hasn’t fired yet, this is the place to go to for Civil War secrets you won’t see anywhere else! That’s right: the Bugle has an exclusive on this story-and art!

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    HALO GRAPHIC NOVEL HC

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: Lee Hammock (The Last Voyage of the Infinite Succor), Brett Lewis (Second Sunrise Over New Mombasa), Tsutomu Nihei (Breaking Quarantine), Jay Faerber (Armor Testing),
    Pencils: Simon Bisley (The Last Voyage of the Infinite Succor), Jean "Moebius" Giraud (Second Sunrise Over New Mombasa), Tsutomu Nihei (Breaking Quarantine), Ed Lee & Andrew Robinson (Armor Testing), Doug Alexander, Rick Berry, Geof Darrow, Glenn Fabry, Scott Fisher, Sterling Hundley, George Pratt, Greg Staples, Justin Sweet, Tsutomu Nihei, John Van Fleet, Kent Williams and several Bungie artists
    Cover: Phil Hale

    Marvel Comics, Bungie Studios, and Microsoft Game Studios are pleased to announce the creation of the Halo Graphic Novel. The Halo Graphic Novel (HGN) is an all-new hardcover anthology, consisting of one lengthy story and three shorter stories set within the Halo universe--all adding to the Halo mythos. In addition, there will be a collection of gallery pages featuring Halo inspired artwork from a variety of artists. By joining forces with an experienced industry veteran Marvel as the publisher and recruiting some of the comic industry's most talented artists and writers, Bungie Studios hopes not only to expand upon the incredibly popular Halo storyline but also to raise the bar and set a new standard for what a graphic novel can and should be.

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    JACK KIRBY'S GALACTIC BOUNTY HUNTERS #1 (of 6)

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: Lisa Kirby, Steve Robertson
    Pencils: Mike Thibodeaux
    Cover: Jack Kirby
    Inker: Karl Kesel
    Colorist: Wil Quintana
    Letters: Dave Lanphear

    Part 1 of 6
    An All-New series featuring characters and concepts created by Jack "King" Kirby!
    In this double-sized first issue, meet the Berkleys, your typical suburban California family. But when young Garrett Berkley discovers his parents’ secret—that the science fiction stories his father writes aren’t fiction at all, but autobiography—he’s blasted into a whole new universe of adventure, mystery and danger. Now, Jack Berkley must put down his pen, reassemble his old team, and take up the mantle of being a Galactic Bounty Hunter for one final mission!

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    MARVEL ADVENTURES: THE AVENGERS #3

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: Jeff Parker
    Pencils: Manuel Garcia
    Cover: Aaron Lopresti
    Inker: Scott Koblish
    Colorist: Val Staples
    Letters: Dave Sharpe

    He served alongside Allied Forces in World War Two and serves with the super team The Avengers today-- the legend of Captain America spans generations. Now an evil from his earliest days has come through the ages to exact vengeance on the Captain-- and anyone who might stand with him.

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    MARVEL WESTERNS: WESTERN LEGENDS #1

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: Jeff Parker, Karl Kesel, Fred Van Lente
    Pencils: Tom Coker, Carmine Di Giandomenico, Homs
    Cover: Eric Powell
    Inker: Tom Coker
    Colorist: Matt Hollingsworth
    Letters: Dave Lanphear

    Three all-new tales of the Mighty Marvel West! Do you remember the MAN CALLED HURRICANE? Over a hundred bounty hunters and cowboys looking for revenge do. The “Fastest Man in the West“ doesn’t have much of a choice but to face them at once. Question is, does he have enough bullets? By Jeff Parker and Tomm Coker.
    RED WOLF is a considered superstition by many, but a group of thugs are about to find out how much is fiction and how much is true. Surviving their challenge is another thing all together for RED WOLF. By Karl Kesel and Carmine Di Giandomenico.
    Major Brett Saber is known as the MAN FROM FORT RANGO, hard-nosed leader of a rag-tag group of frontier soldiers. His unruly men are no match for a deadly band of Indians intent on holding their stronghold, but a mythical man-beast poses a deadlier threat to both sides. By Fred Van Lente and Homs.
    PLUS: Re-presenting the origin of RAWHIDE KID by Jack "King" Kirby!

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    NEW X-MEN #28 (1 of 4)

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: Craig Kyle, Chris Yost
    Pencils: Paco Medina
    Cover: Paco Medina
    Inker: Juan Vlasco
    Colorist: Brian Reber
    Letters: Dave Sharpe

    "NIMROD" Part 1 of 4
    The New X-Men have been killed, blown up, and absolutely decimated. Now, they’re on the offensive! But after all they’ve been through, will they have the strength to defeat their toughest enemy yet? Hey, maybe the New Avengers could help!

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    RUNAWAYS #18 (5 of 5)

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: Brian Vaughan
    Pencils: Adrian Alphona
    Cover: Marcos Martin
    Inker: Craig Yeung
    Colorist: Christina Strain
    Letters: Randy Gentile

    "PARENTAL GUIDANCE" Part 5 of 5
    The shocking conclusion of "Parental Guidance" results in the death of a Runaway.
    ‘Nuff said, true believers.

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    ULTIMATE X-MEN #72 (1 of 3)

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: Robert Kirkman
    Pencils: Tom Raney
    Cover: Tom Raney
    Inker: Scott Hanna
    Colorist: Justin Ponsor
    Letters: Randy Gentile

    "MAGICAL" Part 1 of 3
    He’s a media darling, a vital part of the X-Men dynamic and the newest member of the team. His name - The Magician! Watch him live up to his name in ways you could never conceive. There is more - much, much more about this new mutant than any suspect. Plus - the fallout from the Shi’ar’s test on Jean Grey has drastically unanticipated consequences.

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    UNCANNY X-MEN #476 (2 of 12)

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: Ed Brubaker
    Pencils: Billy Tan
    Cover: Billy Tan
    Inker: Danny Miki
    Colorist: Frank D'Armata
    Letters: Chris Eliopoulos

    "THE RISE AND FALL OF THE SHI’AR EMPIRE" Part 2 of 12
    A brand new era for the Uncanny X-Men begins here! Fresh off X-MEN: DEADLY GENESIS, Ed Brubaker takes the helm of Marvel’s mighty mutants. Billy Tan joins Ed for a story that won’t just affect earth, but will rock the foundations of the entire galaxy! Vulcan is out for revenge and has his sites set on the Shi’Ar Empire! Get ready for the ride of your life! A perfect starting point for any new reader!

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    X-FACTOR #9

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: Peter David
    Pencils: Dennis Calero
    Cover: Ryan Sook
    Inker: Dennis Calero
    Colorist: Jose Villarrubia
    Letters: Cory Petit

    CIVIL WAR Tie-in!
    Jamie Madrox comes face to face with the thing that terrifies him the most: Having to make a decision. The divisiveness of CIVIL WAR has spread to his own team, as half of them want to cooperate with the government, while the other half wants to take a stand against it. It’s Jamie’s decision that may well decide whether X-Factor stands or cracks apart...and things aren’t being helped by Quicksilver, who offers Rictor the opportunity to get his powers back -- but at what price?
    Guest starring QUICKSILVER!

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    X-MEN: FAIRY TALES #3 (of 4)

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: C. B. Cebulski
    Pencils: Kei Kobayashi
    Cover: Claire Wendling
    Letters: Chris Eliopoulos

    Part 3 of 4
    Our storytellers turn their attention to the American South this month and tap the terrifying traditions of New Orleans in a retelling of the romance of Rogue and Gambit. When a voodoo priestess named Mystique meets a young girl who can speak with the spirits of the recently deceased, she tries to bend the girl’s will and use her abilities for evil. They soon learn it’s unwise to upset the ghosts and ghouls of the South, and it’s up to a mysterious Cajun stranger to set things right!

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    THE SHADU #1

    Publisher:
    Virgin Comics
    Writers: Gotham Chopra
    Pencils: Jeevan Kang
    Cover: Jeevan Kang

    I was once a "Sadhu" - what, in the East, they call mystics. I was sitting on the threshold of moksha - spiritual liberation or enlightenment. But I’m not one anymore. Because I lusted after something else, something just as primal and ubiquitous. It’s called revenge.

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    UPDATED: 12/22/2006 - complete issue

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    ANT #7 (3 of 5)

    Publisher:
    Image Comics
    Writers: Mario Gully
    Pencils: Mario Gully
    Cover: Mario Gully

    "MOVING ON" Part 3 of 5
    Defeated and crushed, Hannah must face Coldsnap again if she is to recover her lost limb. Meanwhile the rent is due and Dre is pressuring Hannah to move. Gadget Man has a plan but can he be trusted?

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    GIRLS #15

    Publisher:
    Image Comics
    Writers: Joshua Luna
    Pencils: Jonathan Luna
    Cover: Jonathan Luna

    There are two types of girls. Predator. And prey.
    MATURE READERS

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    UNCLE SAM AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS #1 (of 8)

    Publisher:
    DC Comics
    Writers: Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
    Pencils: Daniel Acuña
    Cover: Daniel Acuña

    This ain't your father's Freedom Fighters! Meet the all-new Phantom Lady, Doll Man, Human Bomb and the Ray - members of the government task force known as SHADE - in a new 8-issue miniseries based on concepts by Grant Morrison, written by the acclaimed team of Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray (Jonah Hex, Crisis Aftermath: Battle For Blüdhaven) and featuring the art of rising superstar Daniel Acuña (JLA and Outsiders covers)!

    These Freedom Fighters are the country's first line of defense against super-powered threats and terrorists. But when the government has become corrupt, how far will they have to go to protect the country? And what of Uncle Sam? Has the embodiment of the spirit of America really been forced underground?

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