PREVIEW: Comics for 08/23/2006

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    ASPEN COMICS
    Soulfire: Chaos Reign #1

    DARK HORSE COMICS
    Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures Volume 6 TP

    DC COMICS
    Batman #656 (2 of 4)
    Batman and the Mad Monk #1 (of 6)
    Blue Beetle #6
    Justice League Of America #1
    Wonder Woman #2

    DEVIL'S DUE PUBLISHING
    Eberron: Eye of the Wolf
    Forgotten Realms: the Crystal Shard #1
    G.I.Joe: Declassified #2 (of 3)
    Nightwolf: the Price #1 (of 5)

    DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT
    Painkiller Jane #3 - updated 09/07/2006
    Red Sonja #13 (2 of 6) - added 08/23/2006
    Xena: Warrior Princess #2 (of 4) Ongoing Series - added 08/22/2006

    IDW PUBLISHING
    Children Of Grave TP
    Fallen Angel Volume 1 TP
    Metal Gear Solid: Sons Of Liberty Volume 1 TP
    Super Bad James Dynomite #3
    Supermarket #4
    The Transformers: Generations #6
    Zombies!: Feast #3

    IMAGE COMICS
    Elephantmen #2
    Fear Agent #7
    The Last Christmas #3 (of 5)
    The Portent #4 (of 4)
    The Walking Dead #30

    IMAGE COMICS/SHADOWLINE COMICS
    ShadowHawk (One Shot)

    IMAGE COMICS/TOP COW
    Darkness/Wolverine (One Shot)

    MARVEL COMICS
    Astonishing X-Men #16 (4 of 6) - updated 08/22/2006
    Daredevil #88
    Heroes For Hire #1
    New Avengers #23 - added 08/27/2006
    Ultimates Annual #2

    NARWIN PUBLISHING
    Bluff #3 (of 3)

    VIRGIN COMICS
    The Sadhu #2
     
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    SOULFIRE: CHAOS REIGN #1

    Publisher:
    Aspen Comics
    Writers: J. T. Krul
    Pencils: Marcus To
    Cover: Marcus To
    Inker: Jason Gorder, Don Ho
    Colorist: Beth Sotelo
    Letters:

    In a time long past, when the world was still young and primitive, magic thrived in this untamed land. And just how it had always been, man and creature held true to the same common desire, survival! But, a deadly new threat has emerged from the shadows, looking to claim the planet's raw magical power, and they won't let anyone or anything, stand in their way! It's a brand new Soulfire tale unlike any other you've ever experienced, as only Aspen could deliver! From the mind of Soulfire creator Michael Turner, please join writer J. T. Krul, artist Marcus To, and colorists David Moran with Beth Sotelo, as Aspen presents to you Soulfire: Chaos Reign #1. Featuring a painted cover compilation between artist Marcus To and Aspen colorist Peter Steigerwald, it's time to let the chaos reign down!

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    Source: Aspen Comics

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    STAR WARS: CLONE WARS ADVENTURES VOLUME 6 TP

    Publisher:
    Dark Horse Comics
    Writers: Haden Blackman, Mike Kennedy, The Fillbach Brothers, more
    Pencils: Matt Fillbach, Shawn Fillbach, Stewart McKenny, more

    Four more thrilling tales of planets in peril and Jedi in jeopardy! The Clone Wars grind through the galaxy, shaking every system to its core and testing loyalties on both sides of the conflict. The last days of the Jedi are at hand, but if their Order is to fall, they're going down swinging! Presenting another round of lightning-paced, action-packed, all-ages Star Wars goodness, all told in the same stripped-down stylization as Cartoon Network's micro-series.

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    Source: Dark Horse Comics

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    BATMAN #656 (2 of 4)

    Publisher:
    DC Comics
    Writers: Grant Morrison
    Pencils: Andy Kubert, Jesse Delperdang
    Cover: Andy Kubert

    "BATMAN AND SON", Part 2 of 4
    What do you get when you add one Batman, fifty Ninja Man-Bats and the British Prime Minister's wife? Welcome to a glittering night of mayhem among the rich and famous, as Batman faces down a whole army of winged horrors in a no-holds barred, bone-crunching superbrawl among the treasures of London's Pop Art museum. And when the Dark Knight's done, an even greater shock awaits, as we finally meet a startling NEW addition to the Batman family in "Man Bats of London," - Part 2 of the 4-part "Batman and Son," by comics legends Grant Morrison (ALL STAR SUPERMAN, SEVEN SOLDIERS) and Andy Kubert (Ultimate X-Men, 1602)!

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    Source: Newsarama

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    BATMAN AND THE MAD MONK #1 (of 6)

    Publisher:
    DC Comics
    Writers: Matt Wagner
    Pencils: Matt Wagner
    Cover: Matt Wagner
    Colorist: Dave Stewart
    Letters: Bob Leigh

    "DARK MOON RISING", Part 1 of 6
    Join Matt Wagner as he revisits the early career of the young Batman in another adventure inspired by DC's Golden Age in this blood-curdling sequel to BATMAN AND THE MONSTER MEN!

    The Dark Knight is learning that there are more twisted faces of evil than those worn by the street criminals and mobsters of Gotham. Now, Batman must counter sinister machinations and new dimensions of wickedness as he confronts the hooded menace of the Mad Monk!

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    BLUE BEETLE #6

    Publisher:
    DC Comics
    Writers: Keith Giffen, John Rogers
    Pencils: Cully Hamner
    Cover: Duncan Rouleau

    A jaw-dropping secret about the Beetle's armor is revealed in this can't-miss issue!

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    Blue Beetle #6, Page 17

    Source: Newsarama

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    JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1

    Publisher:
    DC Comics
    Writers: Brad Meltzer
    Pencils: Ed Benes, Sandra Hope
    Cover: Ed Benes, Michael Turner (Variant)

    It begins here — a bold new era for the World's Greatest Heroes by New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer and superstar artist Ed Benes! It's Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman...and the true roster of members who will become the new Justice League of America. Join us as we head into "The Tornado's Path."

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    Source: Newsarama

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    WONDER WOMAN #2

    Publisher:
    DC Comics
    Writers: Allan Heinberg
    Pencils: Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
    Cover: Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson

    The shocks continue as Wonder Girl confronts the all-new Wonder Woman, challenging the position she’s assumed in the DCU. But their battle of wills is cut short when the titanic Giganta arrives on the scene, taking New York City hostage and forcing Wonder Woman to make a decision that could end her new career before it’s even begun.

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    EBERRON: EYE OF THE WOLF

    Publisher:
    Devil's Due Publishing
    Writers: Keith Baker
    Pencils: Chris Lie
    Cover: Chris Lie, Lee Moyer

    Eberron is a sprawling realm fueled by magic-powered technology - in comics for the first time, in an all-new tale by Eberron’s creator, Keith Baker! What becomes of a patriot who fails her country? That is the curse of young hero Greykell. But a conflict still rages - a secret struggle upon which her world’s fate hinges!

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    Source: Devil's Due Publishing
     
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    FORGOTTEN REALMS: THE CRYSTAL SHARD #1

    Publisher:
    Devil's Due Publishing
    Writers: R.A. Salvatore
    Adapter: Andrew Dabb
    Pencils: Val Semeiks
    Cover: Tim Seeley, Tyler Walpole

    Adapting the fourth novel in R.A. Salvatore’s acclaimed "Legend of Drizzt" series! At long last, Drizzt Do’urden has found a home in the secluded Icewind Dale. But his hard-fought peace is threatened by the awakening of the fabled Crystal Shard - an occult device of unimaginable destructive power...

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    Source: Devil's Due Publishing

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    G.I.JOE: DECLASSIFIED #2 (of 3)

    Publisher:
    Devil's Due Publishing
    Writers: Larry Hama
    Pencils: Pat Quinn, Valentine DeLandro
    Cover: Francis Manapul, Tim Seeley

    The untold history continues! As Stalker, Rock ‘N Roll and company face severe danger in Sierra Gordo, the rest of the fledgling team continues to gather evidence and intelligence on a growing threat from within America! Can Cobra be far behind? More all-new tales from the very beginnings of America’s Real Heroes!

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    Source: Devil's Due Publishing

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    NIGHTWOLF: THE PRICE #1 (of 5)

    Publisher:
    Devil's Due Publishing
    Writers: Stephen L Antczak
    Pencils: Nick Marinkovich
    Cover: Nick Postic, Nick Marinkovich

    The family curse turned Davey Doyle into a werewolf. Powerless to stop himself, he slaughtered his family. Davey has chosen his penance: to use the power of his curse for good...as Nightwolf. As he struggles to balance the demon and the hero within, Davey learns it's not as simple as good vs. evil. An exciting, dark new super-hero from Visible Light Entertainment!

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    Source: Devil's Due Publishing

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    PAINKILLER JANE #3

    Publisher:
    Dynamite Entertainment
    Writers: Joe Quesada, Jimmy Palmiotti
    Pencils: Lee Moder
    Cover: Will Conrad, Amanda Conner (with Jimmy Palmiotti), Joe Quesada, Lee Moder

    New York city is starting to feel the pain as the entire police force and the criminal underground are on the hunt for Jane. Meanwhile, the Fitzgerald family is starting to fall apart at the seams and the big apple is starting to turn rotten as we learn that the corruption goes deeper than anyone would have imagined. As if that wasn't bad enough, Jane is forced to deal with personal issues in her life and everyone around her pays for it.

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    Painkiller Jane #3, Page 16 (from Newsarama)
    Painkiller Jane #3, Page 17 (from Newsarama)
    Painkiller Jane #3, Page 18 (from Newsarama)

    UPDATED: 09/07/2006 - added pages 14-18

    Source: Comic Book Resources and Newsarama
     
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    CHILDREN OF THE GRAVE TP

    Publisher:
    IDW Publishing
    Writers: Tom Waltz
    Pencils: Casey Maloney
    Cover: Dan Brereton

    Team Orphan, a U.S. Special Forces team made up of three hardened soldiers, has been tasked with assassinating a maniacal terrorist guilty of genocide on a massive scale. In their desperate quest to rid the world of the rogue terrorist, Team Orphan will soon learn they are not the only ones seeking his death. The terrorist's many small victims—the children he has destroyed—have returned from the dead, bent on revenge. Team Orphan is caught in the middle, wondering who they should fear most: the terrorist, themselves or the Children of the Grave? The artwork for the entire miniseries collected here has been given new greytone shading from artist Casey Malone, and this special collection will also feature an all-new cover from artist Dan Brereton!

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    Children of the Grave TP, (Chapter 2?) Page 12 (from Newsarama)

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    FALLEN ANGEL VOLUME 1 TP

    Publisher:
    IDW Publishing
    Writers: Peter David
    Pencils: J.K. Woodward
    Cover: J.K. Woodward

    Gliding through the streets of the fate-filled city of Bete Noire, the Fallen Angel has been a force both for good and evil. But her origins have remained as mystery-cloaked as the Angel herself... until now. See the truth of her background unfold for the first time as the most formidable opponent she's ever faced tracks her down with an offer that she may not be able to refuse... even though, in accepting it, the life she knows may well be over. This special trade paperback collects IDW's first Fallen Angel mini-series, co-created and written by fan-favorite writer Peter David.

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    Source: IDW Publishing

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    METAL GEAR SOLID: SONS OF LIBERTY VOLUME 1 TP

    Publisher:
    IDW Publishing
    Writers: Alex Garner
    Pencils: Ashley Wood
    Cover: Ashley Wood

    Four years after former FoxHound hero Solid Snake saved the day on Shadow Moses Island, a new terrorist organization known as Dead Cell has hijacked the environmental cleanup facility known as the Big Shell and taken the President of the United States hostage. In response to their threat, FoxHound agent Raiden must join forces with a mysterious Navy Seal known as Pliskin to rescue the President and neutralize Dead Cell, whose leader is said to be none other than Solid Snake himself! Collecting issues 1-6 of Sons of Liberty, and featuring a new cover from artist Ashley Wood!

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    Source: IDW Publishing

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    SUPER BAD JAMES DYNOMITE #3

    Publisher:
    IDW Publishing
    Writers: Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Xavier Cook, Mitchell Marchand
    Pencils: Robert Reed, Darren Huang
    Cover: Robert Reed, Darren Huang

    After having his drug deal disrupted by Super Bad James Dynomite, Kane seeks revenge on his arch-enemy by setting him up. Will Dynomite take the fall? Go to jail? Can this pretty soul brotha survive in the cruel prison system? Stay tuned!

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    Source: IDW Publishing
     
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    SUPERMARKET #4

    Publisher:
    IDW Publishing
    Writers: Brian Wood
    Pencils: Kristian Donaldson
    Cover: Kristian Donaldson

    Pella accepts reality and turns herself into the twin authority of her pursuers, the Yakuza and Porno Swede crime families, but not without a contingency plan, a way out of it all, one that will forever change the very nature of the big city, "The Supermarket" and keep her new friends safe. Not too shabby for a 16-year-old convenience store clerkette from the suburbs. Wood (DMZ) and Donaldson (Doomed) conclude their tale in an explosive way!

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    Source: IDW Publishing

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    THE TRANSFORMERS: GENERATIONS #6

    Publisher:
    IDW Publishing
    Writers: Bob Budiansky
    Pencils: Don Perlin, Keith Williams
    Cover: Ashley Wood, Nick Roche

    IDW continues their look back at some of the most beloved Transformers comics from years past. This special monthly series continues to present classic hard-to-find stories from the past two decades of Transformers comics. Once again, this issue features brand-new cover art from Ashley Wood (Metal Gear Solid) and Nick Roche, both of which present recreations of the original cover art. This issue features the conclusion to “The Return to Cybertron” mini-arc with "The Bridge to Nowhere!" originally presented in Marvel Comics’ The Transformers #18!

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    Source: IDW Publishing and IDW Publishing

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    ZOMBIES!: FEAST #3

    Publisher:
    IDW Publishing
    Writers: Shane McCarthy
    Pencils: Chris Bolton
    Cover: Chris Bolton, Ted McKeever

    A power struggle ensues as the stress and confinement begin taking their toll. Freedom is guaranteed for the prisoners if they can stand united however a dark secret threatens to break them all apart and all the while their vital need for food becomes increasingly problematic. Yet who among them will risk their lives for the good of the group? Who among them will die to save another? 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. Ted McKeever again provides a special variant cover.

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    Source: IDW Publishing

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    ELEPHANTMEN #2

    Publisher:
    Image Comics
    Writers: Richard Starkings
    Pencils: Henry Flint (Behemoth), Moritat (Shock Croc)
    Cover: Ladrönn, Ian Churchill (Flip Cover)

    "BEHEMOTH AND LEVIATHAN"
    Henry 'Judge Dredd/Aliens' Flint delivers eight pages of all-out action as Hip Flask takes on the Croc Elijah Delaney above and below the waters of the Los Angeles canal!

    "SHOCK CROC"
    Mouth Almighty Herman Strumm and his delectable sidekick, Rabbi, entertain satellite radio listeners when Elijah Delaney stops by Dogstar Radio to deliver an exclusive interview!

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    Elephantmen #2, Shock Page 4 (from Newsarama)
    Elephantmen #2, Shock Page 5 (from Newsarama)

    Source: Image Comics, Newsarama and Newsarama
     
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    FEAR AGENT #7

    Publisher:
    Image Comics
    Writers: Rick Remender
    Pencils: Jerome Opena
    Cover: Jerome Opena

    For the first time in eight years, Heath returns to Earth in a futile attempt to save his home planet from the scourge of an alien infestation. Once there, though, he finds little left to greet him.

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    Source: Image Comics

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    THE LAST CHRISTMAS #3 (of 5)

    Publisher:
    Image Comics
    Writers: Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn
    Pencils: Rick Remender
    Cover: Rick Remender

    Part 3 of 5
    Santa screws things up with the Kid and gets beaten up by a bear. And a surprising name goes on the naughty list...

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    Source: Image Comics

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    THE PORTENT #4 (of 4)

    Publisher:
    Image Comics
    Writers: Peter Bergting
    Pencils: Peter Bergting
    Cover: Peter Bergting

    "NEAZABUDKA", Part 4 of 4
    For one hero to rise, another must fall. Lin and Milo has to accept their fates as the final chapter comes to its tragic end.

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    Source: Image Comics

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    THE WALKING DEAD #30

    Publisher:
    Image Comics
    Writers: Robert Kirkman
    Pencils: Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn
    Cover: Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn

    Near death.

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    SHADOWHAWK (ONE SHOT)

    Publisher:
    Image Comics/Shadowline Comics
    Writers: Jim Valentino
    Pencils: Jim Valentino
    Cover: Jim Valentino

    Originally published in the sold-out IMAGE COMICS hardcover, this stand-alone story reunites JIM VALENTINO with CHANCE WOLF on his seminal character! Eddie Collins and his father, James, must come to an understanding about what being ShadowHawk means for both of them. A very special issue at a very special price - a must-have item for the collector or the curious!

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    Source: Image Comics

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    DARKNESS/WOLVERINE (ONE SHOT)

    Publisher:
    Image Comics/Top Cow
    Writers: Frank Tieri
    Pencils: Tyler Kirkham
    Cover: Tyler Kirkham
    Colorist: Stjepan Sejic

    Jackie Estacado, the Darkness bearer, Wolverine have never met, but the same cannot be said for the Darkness power and Wolverine. The sins of Jackie's grandfather haven't been forgotten, and Jackie's left to pay the price. Frank Tieri (Iron Man, Deadpool, Wolverine) and Tyler Kirkham (V.I.C.E., Amazing Spider-Man) bring you an edge-of-your-seat story and Stjepan Sejic tops it off with his mouth-watering colors. You do NOT want to miss this book!

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    ASTONISHING X-MEN #16 (4 of 6)

    Publisher:
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    Writers: Joss Whedon
    Pencils: John Cassaday
    Cover: John Cassaday
    Inker: John Cassaday
    Colorist: Laura Martin
    Letters: Chris Eliopoulos

    "TORN", Part 4 of 6
    The X-Men have been ripped apart and mentally destroyed. Only one remains standing. But with the combined power of the Hellfire Club standing in their way, what chance do they have?!

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    UPDATED: 08/22/2006 - Updated pages 2-4 and added page 5

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    DAREDEVIL #88

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: Ed Brubaker
    Pencils: Michael Lark
    Cover: Lee Bermajo
    Inker: Michael Lark
    Colorist: Frank D'Armata
    Letters: Cory Petit

    "THE SECRET LIFE OF FOGGY NELSON"
    This month features a stand-alone issue entitled, THE SECRET LIFE OF FOGGY NELSON, a special interim episode focusing on Daredevil’s recently deceased best friend. Did we really know all there is to know about Foggy? What remains hidden in the life of this man, that could still affect Matt Murdock’s fate to this day?

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    HEROES FOR HIRE #1

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray
    Pencils: Billy Tucci
    Cover: William Tucci
    Inker: Tom Palmer
    Colorist: High
    Letters: Dave Lanphear

    CIVIL WAR Tie-in!
    As CIVIL WAR rages through the Marvel Universe, an unlikely group of heroes have gathered together to hunt down and capture criminals who refuse to sign the Registration Act. In response to the overwhelming number of masked fugitives on the loose, Misty Knight and Colleen Wing use their bail bonds skills, underworld connections and government funding to lead an all-new Heroes for Hire into battle. Action, adventure, crime, beautiful women and Kung Fu chaos come together in this explosive new series from writers Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti with art by Billy Tucci! Featuring BLACK CAT, SHFANG CHI—THE MASTER OF KUNG FU, PALADIN, MISTY KNIGHT, COLLEEN WING and THE ALL-NEW TARANTULA.

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    ULTIMATES ANNUAL #2

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: Charlie Huston
    Pencils: Mike Deodato
    Cover: Mike Deodato
    Inker: Jose Pimentel
    Colorist: Rainier Beredo
    Letters: Chris Eliopoulos

    As the Ultimates clear the wreckage from the recent attack on the U.S., a monstrous evil from the past rises from the ashes to launch an attack when America is at her weakest. Featuring the return of the long-thought-dead bio-fanatic: Arnim Zola! And with the ranks of the Ultimates severely depleted, all that stands in Zola’s path is the indomitable sentinel of liberty—Captain America and Sam Wilson, the high-flying Falcon! Cover to cover action!

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    BLUFF #3 (of 3)

    Publisher:
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    Writers: Giovanni Masi
    Pencils: Yoshiko Watanabe
    Cover: Yoshiko Watanabe
    Inker: Yoshiko Watanabe
    Colorist: Arcana Studio

    The behaviour of the Porter family has Bluff scratching his head, and not just because his buddy Flea is on it. Bluff hacks into bank records and learns that the Porters are eating through their lotto winnings faster than he goes through a box of Milkbones. Mom is neglecting everyone in favour of her charity dinners. Dad has poker fever and is sliding into debt with the mafia. And the kids, Derek and Cindy pursuit of fortune and glory has them heading for disaster! What are a dog and his tenacious flea to do? Rescue their family, of course!

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    THE SADHU #2

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

    A maelstrom of violence results in the worst tragedy of all, and opens up a wound that not even eternity can heal. James Jensen takes the first step from being a simple soldier to becoming a true warrior.

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    I editted in 6 more IDW Publishing titles (Fallen Angel, Metal Gear Solid, Super Bad James Dynomite, Supermarket, The Transformers and Zombies) since they were already posted on their website.

    Hope you all enjoy the early previews! :D 
     
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    XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS #2 (of 4)

    Publisher:
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    Writers: John Layman
    Pencils: Fabiano Neves
    Cover: Adriano Batista, Fabiano Neves
    Colorist: Chris Garcia, Richard Isanove

    "CONTEST OF PANTHEONS: PANTHEON PANDEMONIUM", Part 2 of 4
    "Pantheon Pandemonium!" continues the royal rumble between the Greek and Egyptian Gods, with Xena, Gabrielle, Joxer and Autolycus caught in the middle! Plus, the return of Callisto -- Don't miss out!
    ONGOING SERIES

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    RED SONJA #13 (2 of 6)

    Publisher:
    Dynamite Entertainment
    Writers: Mike Avon Oeming
    Pencils: Mel Rubi
    Cover: Frank Cho, Mel Rubi, Billy Tan

    "THE RETURN OF KULAN GATH", Part 2 of 6
    After the incredible final page of Red Sonja #12, the She-Devil with a Sword hurtles towards her confrontation with the ultimate evil of the Hyborean Age as our most exciting story arc continues! Writer Michael Avon Oeming and artist Mel Rubi are joined by a special guest artist (supplying a special glimpse into Sonja's past) and cover artists Frank Cho, Mel Rubi and Billy Tan!

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    NEW AVENGERS #23

    Publisher:
    Marvel Comics
    Writers: Brian Michael Bendis
    Pencils: Oliver Coipel
    Cover: Oliver Coipel
    Colorist: Dave Stewart
    Letters: ComiCraft

    CIVIL WAR Tie-In!
    The team behind last year’s mega blockbuster HOUSE OF M reunites for a startling important chapter in the CIVIL WAR, the history of the New Avengers and the life of this year’s break-out star Spider-Woman.

    Straddling the world’s of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Hydra as a double agent for Nick Fury isn’t going to fly in the middle of a war, and Jessica is going to find this out the hard way. It’s the end of the road for Jessica Drew, and where she ends up will shock you. An important lead-in book for the upcoming SPIDER-WOMAN ongoing debuting after CIVIL WAR!

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