Image Comics Previews for 8/31/11

Tomorrow is comic day and Image has given us a little something to hold us over!

(Also, click HERE for a list of all the other releases and look for my review of 8/31/11’s releases coming at the end of the week)

Savage Dragon #173
By: Erik Larsen
Price: $3.50

It’s Malcolm Dragon vs. Mr. Glum – and Angel vs. Angel as the gates to Dimension-X are thrown wide open and all hell descends on Earth!






Butcher Baker, The Righteous Maker #6 (MR)
Story by: Joe Casey
Art By: Mike Huddleston
Price: $2.99

Think we’ve pushed the envelope in this series so far? Well, this issue goes all the way! Learn the hidden secret of Jihad Jones! Discover Butcher Baker’s happy place! And Arnie B. Willard is still in hot pursuit! Do you need to read this comicbook? Absolutely!






Epoch #1 (of 5) (MR)
story KEVIN McCARTHY art PAOLO PANTALENA & JORGE FARES cover PAOLO PANTALENA &
PAOLO BARBIERI
Price: $3.99

THE GREATEST TOURNAMENT THE WORLD HAS NEVER SEEN BEGINS ANEW! Top Cow Productions and Heroes and Villains Entertainment proudly present a dark and intensely kinetic tale from writer KEVIN McCARTHY (Red Sonja, The Amazing Adventures of the Escapist) and newcomer PAOLO PANTALENA (What If?: House of M, War of Kings: Darkhawk). Jonah Bishop is an NYPD detective assigned to a mysterious murder case that threatens to rip the reality he knows and plunge him into the shadow world of his heritage–the Supernatural. Jonah’s quest will drop him deep in the middle of a conspiracy that threatens to tear apart the very fabric of society.






Haunt #17
Written by: Robert Kirkman
Art By: Greg Capullo
Price: $2.99

In a moment of desperation, Haunt turns to the one who told him what he was. Andressa knows much about the supernatural, she knows about the existence of Haunt and about The Apparition, but more importantly… she’s knows how to kill it.






Invincible #82
Written by: Robert Kirkman
Art By: Ryan Ottley
Colored By: Fco Plasencia
Price: $2.99

Face-to-face with Universa. She came from a distant planet, wielding unimaginable power, seeking to drain our planet dry of all energy. Invincible was able to stop her. But how long can she be contained… and what can be done with her?






Vescell #1 (MR)
Story by ENRIQUE CARRION, Art & Cover JOHN UPCHURCH
Price: $2.99

The International Company known as Vescell specializes in what is commonly known as ‘Vtrans’, the transferring of a person’s mind and spirit from one body into another. Former Icarus City Detective, Mauricio ‘Moo’ Barrino is now Vescell’s best agent, handling the most high profile and dangerous cases. In the seedy world of a high end corporate espionage, where mysticism and guns clash, and money is tainted with sin, Agent Mauricio Barrino fights against the demons of fate while trying to reach the heaven of his destiny. Be prepared for the bar-raising, sci-fi noir epic that is VESCELL.






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Dynamite Entertaiment Previews 8/31/11 Releases

The kind folks over at Dynamite have provided us with a look at what they have releasing in comic shops this week!

WARLORD OF MARS: FALL OF BARSOOM #2
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by ROBERT PLACE NAPTON
Art by ROBERTO CASTRO
Covers by JOE JUSKO (main), FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA (1-in-10)
“Black & White” Retailer incentive cover by JOE JUSKO
“Virgin Art” Retailer incentive cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
Scientist Tak Nan Lee resumes work on the desperately needed Atmosphere Plant as he tries to befriend the Red Martian woman he rescued from the Green Horde. Meanwhile, thousands of Greens march on the White Martian city of Thark! The story that tells the fall of Barsoom 100,000 years before John Carter continues!






KATO ORIGINS #11: THE HELLFIRE CLUB
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by JAI NITZ
Art by COLTON WORLEY
Covers by COLTON WORLEY (main) & FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA (1-in-10)
The conclusion of the whodunit murder mystery comes to a shocking end. Everyone is disguised and everyone is hiding something, even Kato! Can the masked master of martial arts bring justice to society’s elite? Or will it get pinned on the butler? Final issue of the series!!






RED SONJA #57
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by ERIC TRAUTMANN
Art by NOAH SALONGA
Covers by FABIANO NEVES (50%) & WALTER GEOVANI (50%)
Red Sonja’s wanderings have brought her to Koth and a gathering blood feud amongst that kingdom’s ruling families. With deception lurking in every shadow, and the fate of a nation at stake, what better place is there for a sword for hire?






VAMPIRELLA #9
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by ERIC TRAUTMANN
Art by FABIANO NEVES
Covers by PAUL RENAUD (25%), FABIANO NEVES (25%), ALÉ GARZA (25%), Jelena Kevic Djurdjevic (25%)
“Black & White” Retailer incentive cover by FABIANO NEVES
“Blood Red” Retailer incentive cover by PAUL RENAUD
On a lonely stretch of highway, Vampirella faces off against her most murderous foes yet: a trio of demonic assassins, drunk on newfound freedom and bloodlust and intent on making the vampiric heroine’s death something special…






ZORRO RIDES AGAIN #2 (of 12)
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by MATT WAGNER
Art by ESTEVE POLLS
Cover by MATT WAGNER
“Black & White” Retailer incentive cover by MATT WAGNER
Matt Wagner’s return to Zorro continues! This storyline introduces some
major new characters but also represents significant and catastrophic changes in Zorro’s world—events that cause him to call question everything he does and everything for which he stands. There’re thrilling times ahead as ZORRO RIDES AGAIN!






Image Comics Previews for 8/24/11

Here is a look at some of the Image titles hitting the shelves this Wednesday!

(Also, click HERE for a list of all the other releases and look for my weekly review of 8/24/11’s releases coming at the end of the week)

The Intrepids #6
story KURTIS J. WIEBE art & cover SCOTT KOWALCHUK
Price: $2.99

‘CYBORGS, BABOONS AND BEARS! OH, MY!’ The action packed finale that will have you high-fiving and fist-pumping in public places. With the true villain revealed, the Intrepids must face their darkest fears and most powerful enemy. A full-scale epic brawl for the fate of humanity. Enter the cyber-bears!






Graveyard of Empires #2
story MARK SABLE art / cover PAUL AZACETA
Price: $2.99

The new C.O. of a remote outpost in Afghanistan has his hands full. If the terror of the Taliban and the mutiny of a Marine sniper weren’t bad enough, his squad is now under attack by the undead! GRAVEYARD OF EMPIRES doesn’t just show you the face of modern warfare – it rips it right off.






Chew #20 (MR)
By: John Layman, Rob Guillory
Price: $2.99

Mike Applebee has been itching to get Tony Chu booted from the FDA, and today might be his lucky day. Tony and Colby infiltrate The Church of the Immaculate Ova, a cult of egg worshipers, and things, of course, go terribly wrong. The climax of ‘FLAMBE,’ CHEW’s fourth story arc, and the end of an era for Tony Chu!




Marksmen #2 (of 6)
script DAVID BAXTER art JAVIER ARANDA, GARRY LEACH & JESSICA KHOLINNE cover TOMM COKER
Price: $2.99

In the midst of blood shed, a Trojan horse stands revealed. This betrayal may change the stakes of this violent game. Drake and the Marksmen face a desperate shootout with the Lone Star Rangers, but was the catalyst a soldier’s arrogance, or a well-played move?





Mysterious Ways #2 (of 6)
story JASON RUBIN art & cover TYLER KIRKHAM
Price: $3.99

THIS KILLER JUST SAVED YOUR LIFE. Sam is a nightmare he cannot wake up from. Pursued by the cops and Feds for a series of murders he doesn’t remember committing, Sam is in desperate need of sanctuary. Will a mad, blind priest lead him to salvation? Video game industry titan JASON RUBIN (The Iron Saint, Crash Bandicoot) teams with TYLER KIRKHAM (Green Lantern Corps) to bring a dark, action-packed supernatural thriller that will have you questioning everything you believe.






Avengelyne #2
story ROB LIEFELD & MARK POULTON art OWEN GIENI cover A ROB LIEFELD
Price: $2.99

‘DEVIL IN THE FLESH,’ Part Two In his search for a new apprentice, the Red Dragon has taken control of Avengelyne’s body forcing her essence into Heaven Starr. Meanwhile, Torment targets the New Church of the People. Plus, the return of Passover!






Dynamite Entertaiment Previews 8/24/11 Releases

Comic day is almost here. REJOICE!!! Here is a look at what will be arriving in stores from Dynamite Entertainment.

(Also, click HERE for a list of all the other releases and look for my weekly review of 8/24/11’s releases coming at the end of the week)

THE BIONIC MAN #1
40 pages FC  • $3.99  •  Teen +
Written by KEVIN SMITH w/ PHIL HESTER  •  Art by JONATHAN LAU
Covers by ALEX ROSS (main), PAUL RENAUD (1-in-10), STEPHEN SEGOVIA (1-in-15)­­, JONATHAN LAU (1-in-20)
“Sketch Art” Retailer Incentive  cover by ALEX ROSS
“Bionic Blue” Retailer Incentive  cover by PAUL RENAUD
“Black & White” Retailer Incentive  cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
“Negative Effect Art” Retailer Incentive  cover by ALEX ROSS
Steve Austin is back and acclaimed film maker Kevin Smith unleashes his high octane vision in this new series from Dynamite.  Featuring 28 pages of story/art in an action-packed first issue!  Kevin Smith is joined by Phil Hester, artist Jonathan Lau, and cover artist/character designer Alex Ross (the team who
brought you The MAIN Green Hornet series), Smith unleashes Bionic Man into the 21st century as only he can. Based on the Universal Television series “The Six Million Dollar Man.”



HACK SLASH / EVA: MONSTER’S BALL #3 (of 4)
32 pages FC  • $3.99  •  Teen +
Written by BRANDON JERWA
Art by CEZAR RAZEK
Cover by TIM SEELEY
“Black & White” Retailer incentive cover by TIM
?SEELEY
Dr. Praetorious has joined forces with Mary Shelley Lovecraft, and they’re looking to make some changes around here. (Note: by “around here” we mean “across our entire reality” – which is NOT A GOOD THING!) Meanwhile, our heroes are doing their best to stay alive on the mean streets of Detroit…which happen to be crawling with freaks, weirdos and monster hit-squads!

 

 


QUEEN SONJA #19
32 pages FC  • $3.99  •  Teen +
Written by ARVID NELSON
Art by EDGAR?SALAZAR
Covers by FABIANO NEVES (50%) & CARLOS RAFAEL (50%)
Things are reaching a breaking point for Sonja and her one-time ally, the Cimmerian mercenary Ryakin. Meanwhile, Thulsa Doom continues working to free his dark god, Set, from his imprisonment. Set is hiding something from Thulsa, but not to worry – Thulsa is hiding something from Set, too! A desperate battle in the wilderness and an unexpected reversal of fortunes – and loyalties – awaits in the blood-and-guts packed penultimate issue of Son of Set.

 

 

WAREHOUSE 13 #1
32 pages FC  • $3.99  •  Teen +
Written by BEN RAAB & DERIC A. HUGHES
Art by BEN MORSE
Covesr by BEN MORSE (50%), PHOTO (50%)
Enter a world of endless wonder as Syfy’s smash-hit dramedy makes its comic book debut!  When a series of sudden, unexplained sinkholes appear beneath the streets of Rio de Janeiro, the Warehouse team heads down to Brazil in the middle of Carnival to uncover the cause. What they discover is that someone is using an ancient artifact to move massive chunks of earth and mine huge, underground gold deposits.  With the ground becoming increasingly unstable, our heroes find themselves in a race to retrieve the artifact before the entire city collapses!  Written by the writers of WAREHOUSE 13, this thrilling 5-issue action-adventure/mystery series promises to snag, bag and tag fans of the show and new readers alike!

Medal of Honor Q&A Answers Some First Questions

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Dead Space 2 Full, In-Depth Details

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Did that teaser image give you a hard time? This preview reveals all there is to reveal about Dead Space 2.

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