Dark Horse June 2013 Releases!

THE TRUE LIVES OF THE FABULOUS KILLJOYS #1 (of 6)

Here are the full Dark Horse June 2013 solicitations for comics & merchandise.

From hellboy creator MIKE MIGNOLA!
ABE SAPIEN #3ABE SAPIEN #3

Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Dave Stewart (C), and Sebastián Fiumara (A/Cover)

On sale June 5
FC, 32 pages
$3.50

Ongoing

A town cut off from the world by rampaging monsters must decide if the strange fishman in their midst signals salvation, or the end of days.
Dark and Terrible part 3 (of 3)
Sebastián Fiumara (Loki, Mystery in Space) joins the Mignolaverse.
"Fiumara’s art is gorgeous."—Comic Book Resources

RED RIDING HOOD REIMAGINED!
AKANEIRO #2 (of 3)AKANEIRO #2 (of 3)

Justin Aclin (W), Vasilis Lolos (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Shu Yan (Cover)

On sale June 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.99

Miniseries

American McGee’s reenvisioning of Red Riding Hood takes shape as this all-new story.
The brave young warrior Kani battles a gauntlet of fantastic mythical beasts inspired by Japanese folklore. However, things are not what they seem, and danger lurks where Kani least expects it!
Justin Aclin (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) and Vasilis Lolos (Conan the Barbarian)!
Based on the hot new game by American McGee’s Spicy Horse Games!

AMALA'S BLADE #3 (of 4)AMALA’S BLADE #3 (of 4)

Steve Horton (W) and Michael Dialynas (A/C/Cover)

On sale June 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.50

Miniseries

Master assassin Amala makes a startling discovery about her latest target that will change her life forever! And Amala’s day turns full of surprises when she’s thrown into an abandoned subway to face a Modifier monstrosity!
"Tale of a teen assassin, swords, seafaring, steampunk, cyborgs, religious war and a ghost robot pirate monkey. Admit it, you’re intrigued."—Newsarama
"IT SCRATCHES MY ITCH FOR HIGH ADVENTURE."—COMICSALLIANCE

ANGEL & FAITH #23ANGEL & FAITH #23ANGEL & FAITH #23

Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)

On sale June 26
FC, 32 pages
$2.99

Ongoing

Preventing Pearl, Nash, and Whistler from releasing their magical virus proves difficult for Angel and Faith. The duo is outmatched! Enter Nadira—could this hate-filled Slayer lend a helpful hand or will she use this opportunity to end Angel for good?
Showdown with this season’s Big Bads!
"Joss Whedon fans, you need this comic."—Comic Book Resources

MIKE MIGNOLA’S ONGOING MASTERPIECE!
B.P.R.D. HELL ON EARTH #108B.P.R.D. HELL ON EARTH #108

Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Laurence Campbell (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Dave Johnson (Cover)

On sale June 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.50

Ongoing

A spreading contagion in the Chicago wastelands turns the residents of the Windy City into vicious monsters. Will these creatures and the giant bat-faced monsters stop the B.P.R.D. from saving their missing agents?
Wasteland part 2 (of 3)
Cowritten by Mike Mignola, with art by Laurence Campbell (Marvel Universe vs. Wolverine, Punisher MAX)!
"It’s as good a time as any to check in with a series that started as a Hellboy spin-off but has become a force in its own right."—Comic Book Resources

BPRD HELL ON EARTH VOLUME 6: THE RETURN OF THE MASTER TPBPRD HELL ON EARTH VOLUME 6: THE RETURN OF THE MASTER TP

Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), Tyler Crook (A), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale Aug 27
FC, 144 pages
$19.99
TP, 7" x 10"

A rogue scientist who escaped the bloody massacre in B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: Russia assembles a paranormal cult bent on world destruction. Can an elite B.P.R.D. task force hunt down the mad Russian’s stronghold in time, or will monsters overwhelm a world already teetering on the edge of apocalypse? Collects B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: The Return of the Master #1–#5.
FEATURING ART BY RYAN SOOK AND EISNER WINNER TYLER CROOK!
RETURN OF THE BLACK FLAME!

B.P.R.D.: VAMPIRE #4 (of 5)B.P.R.D.: VAMPIRE #4 (of 5)

Mike Mignola (W), Fábio Moon (W/A/Cover), Gabriel Bá (W/A) and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale June 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.50

Miniseries

Plagued with two vampires trapped inside his chest, Simon Anders struggles to keep them under control before they can throw him into a bloodbath with an army of witches.
A direct sequel to the critically acclaimed B.P.R.D.: 1948!
From the Eisner Award–winning creators of Daytripper—Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon!

BALTIMORE: THE INQUISITORBALTIMORE: THE INQUISITOR

Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Ben Stenbeck (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale June 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.50

One-shot

The sadistic Judge Duvic, who we’ve seen serving God’s vengeance on women and children, nearly has Lord Baltimore in his grasp, but first he has to face Baltimore’s last few friends in this doomed, war-torn world.
"These Baltimore miniseries . . . have provided us with the type of genuine Gothic horror that we crave . . . This is a great read." —Complex

BATTLEPUG VOLUME 2: THIS SAVAGE BONE HCBATTLEPUG VOLUME 2: THIS SAVAGE BONE HC

Mike Norton (W/A/Cover) and Allen Passalaqua (C)

On sale Aug 14
FC, 72 pages
$14.99
HC, 12" x 8 1/2"

When the Warrior was just a child, the beast mage Catwulf destroyed his village. Since then, the Warrior has become strong, and he will have his vengeance! Joined by his trusty steed and friend Battlepug, a crazy loon, elite warrior Black Sasha, and a foulmouthed child mage named Bryony, the warrior will not be denied revenge, but is the group ready to meet one of the most powerful mages in the world in battle?

• Mike Norton (artist on the hit Revival)!
• Never-before-seen material in a handsome hardcover collection.

"There are some concepts that are just so ‘wrong’ that they wrap around to ‘right’." —Stumptown Trade Review
"Yeah, it’s Conan on a pug. And it is awesome."—Stumptown Trade Review

THE BLACK BEETLE VOLUME 1: NO WAY OUT HCTHE BLACK BEETLE VOLUME 1: NO WAY OUT HC

Francesco Francavilla (W/A/Cover)

On sale Aug 27
FC, 152 pages
$19.99
HC, 7" x 10"

After witnessing an explosion that decimates the city’s organized crime community, killing dozens, the Black Beetle—Colt City’s sleuthing sentinel—is on the hunt for answers and justice!
Follow Francesco Francavilla’s critically acclaimed pulp hero as he searches island prisons, dank sewers, and swanky nightclubs for the mysterious man known as Labyrinto.

"The Black Beetle #1 is one of the most exhilarating, stunning superhero comics on the stands . . . This miniseries presents a high-stakes mystery realized through Francavilla’s intensely graphic style, full of innovative layouts and spectacular splash pages."—The Onion’s A.V. Club
"I , FOR ONE, CANNOT WAIT TO GET MORE!" —Comic Book Resources
"The hard-boiled mystery hits the ground running and doesn’t pause to catch its breath."—Nerdist

Steve Niles! Dave Wachter!
BREATH OF BONES: A TALE OF THE GOLEM #1BREATH OF BONES: A TALE OF THE GOLEM #1

Steve Niles (W), Matt Santoro (W), and Dave Wachter (A/Cover)

On sale June 12
b&w, 32 pages
$3.99

Miniseries

The giant clay monster from Jewish legend goes on a Nazi-killing rampage in order to protect the inhabitants of a small Jewish stronghold and an injured British pilot.

"Dark Horse and Steve Niles have published some outstanding horror titles, like Criminal Macabre, The Nail, Freaks of the Heartland and City of Others." —Comics Bulletin

FROM THE CREATOR OF 30 DAYS OF NIGHT STEVE NILES!
Art by 2012 Russ Manning Award nominee Dave Wachter!

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 9 #22BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 9 #22BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 9 #22

Andrew Chambliss (W), Georges Jeanty (A/Variant cover), Dexter Vines (I), Michelle Madsen (C), and Phil Noto (Cover)

On sale June 12
FC, 32 pages
$2.99

Ongoing

Buffy, Xander, and Willow must fight against all odds to get past the mystical council and gain entry to a magical hotspot—the Deeper Well! New allies are born while old enemies bring the heat. Grave dangers await our heroes at the center of the earth!

"It’s just awesome in both script and art."—Bloody Disgusting

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER: WILLOW—WONDERLAND TPBUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER: WILLOW—WONDERLAND TP

Jeff Parker (W), Christos Gage (W), Brian Ching (P), Jason Gorder (I), Michelle Madsen (C), and David Mack (Cover)

On sale Sept 3
FC, 144 pages
$17.99
TP, 7" x 10"

Armed with Buffy’s broken scythe, Willow has entered another dimension and begun a quest to somehow, someway, against all odds, bring magic back to Earth. She must keep her darkest self at bay while she battles demons—the scaly and horned type as well as her own! Collects the five-issue miniseries.
Season 9 continues with Willow’s story!

"Ching, much like Parker, captures the essence of Willow Rosenberg and adds the magic (and the monsters) to the mystical wonderland in which our witch finds herself stranded."—iFanboy
"Brian Ching’s attractive artwork has strong transitions and his drawing of Buffyverse characters strikes a great balance between recognizable faces and keeping his own distinctive line intact. Michelle Madsen’s colors are also easy on the eye." —Comic Book Resources

CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT #0CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT #0

Joshua Williamson (W), Victor Ibáñez (A), Pere Pérez (A), Ego (C), and Raymond Swanland (Cover)

On sale June 19
FC, 32 pages
$2.99

One-shot

Piloting a World War II dive-bomber, Captain Midnight—fighter pilot extraordinaire and expert inventor—hurtles out of a freak storm in the Bermuda Triangle and into the twenty-first century, where he’s in for more than one surprise as he enters the modern era! Collects the three stories from Dark Horse Presents #18–#20.
Joshua Williamson (Masks and Mobsters, Voodoo, Uncharted), Victor Ibáñez (Rat Catcher, The Spirit) and Pere Pérez (Aquaman, Detective Comics)!
Cover by Raymond Swanland!
Grab your decoder rings!
Dark Horse reimagines radio, television, and comics’ legendary hero in an all-new ongoing series!

"Dark Horse and writer Joshua Williamson are reaching a bit further back, pulling the titular Golden Age hero from his roots in World War II and post-war America into contemporary culture."—Comic Book Resources

CONAN THE BARBARIAN #17CONAN THE BARBARIAN #17

Brian Wood (W), Davide Gianfelice (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Massimo Carnevale (Cover)

On sale June 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.50

Ongoing

While recovering from their most traumatic personal challenge to date, Conan and Bêlit seek respite in a mystical journey of the mind. Instead, they uncover the dark truths that they’ve hidden from themselves and each other.

• Epic story arc from Northanders team Wood & Gianfelice!

"This is about as good as it gets as far as visceral action meeting cerebral emotion."––Comic Book Resources
"It’s a moving and sad tale, filled with passion and love and violence. The interior artwork is outstanding but the cover shines. It’s gripping and beautiful." ––Technorati

CREEPY PRESENTS STEVE DITKO HCCREEPY PRESENTS STEVE DITKO HC

Archie Goodwin (W) and Steve Ditko (A/Cover)

On sale Aug 7
b&w, 128 pages
$19.99
HC, 8 3/8" x 10 7/8"

Making a lasting mark on comics as the co-creator of Spider-Man, Steve Ditko veered away from the mainstream and into darker territories at the end of the sixties, especially with his work in Creepy and Eerie! Warring wizards, paranoid goons, persistent heroes, and otherworldly domains dominate the diverse tales in this handsome hardcover collection—with fifteen of the sixteen stories written by fellow comics icon Archie Goodwin.

• New introduction by Mark Evanier!

CRIME DOES NOT PAY ARCHIVES VOLUME 5 HCCRIME DOES NOT PAY ARCHIVES VOLUME 5 HC

Dick Wood (W), Lev Gleason (W), Charles Biro (A/Cover), Robert Sale (A), Richard "Dick" Briefer (A), Al Fagaly (A), Rudy Palais (A), Jack Alderman (A), Art Mann (A), Norman Maurer (A), and C.L. Hartman (A)

On sale Sept 3
FC, 216 pages
$49.99
HC, 6 5/8" x 10 3/16"

Issues #38–#41 are collected into one hardcover with a new foreword by comics journalist Paul Gravett (Comics International)!
Extremely rare comics—finally collected for a new generation of readers!
1940s million-a-month seller!
Gangsters, kidnappers, maniacal killers, and thugs…

"One of the more controversial series in comics history."—Comic Book Resources

DARK HORSE PRESENTS #25DARK HORSE PRESENTS #25

Jane Espenson (W), Matt Fraction (W), Ron Randall (W/A), Frank Barbiere (W), Fred Van Lente (W), Phil Stanford (W), Peter Hogan (W), Dan Jolley (W), Mike Richardson (W), Andrew Vachss (W), Mike Baron (W), Emma T. Capps (W/A), Dominic Reardon (A), Karl Moline (A), Christian Ward (A), Micah Kaneshiro (A), Freddie Williams II (A), Patric Reynolds (A), Phil Winslade (A), Leonard Kirk (A), Steve Rude (A), and Steve Morris (Cover)

On sale June 19
FC, 80 pages
$7.99

Ongoing

After training with Buffy, Billy the vampire slayer heads back to his hometown to deal with the zompire epidemic! Delve into a time-travel story from Eisner Award–winning writer Matt Fraction! Mike Richardson adapts Andrew Vachss’ vision of violence in city in Undergound! Read an installment of The Chapel Chronicles by fifteen-year-old Emma T Capps!
Plus, new installments of Trekker, Blackout, Nexus, Crime Does Not Pay, Brain Boy, King’s Road, and Bloodhound!

"If Dark Horse Comics is a port, then DHP is the ship that launched a thousand careers."—Fangoria
"Seriously, this is comics’ best kept secret trove of great comics."—Comic Book Resources’ Robot 6
EISNER/HARVEY AWARD WINNER!
"Five stars"—iFanboy

DOMO

On sale Aug 28

Domo Astronaut OrnamentDomo and Friends in Bobsled OrnamentDomo Snowboarding OrnamentDomo Snowboarding Ornament
$14.99

Domo and Friends in Bobsled Ornament
$14.99

Domo Astronaut Ornament
$14.99

On sale July 17

Domo Japanese Coaster SetDomo Japanese MugDomo Japanese Playing CardsDomo Japanese Playing Cards
$4.99

Domo Japanese Coaster Set
$9.99

Domo Japanese Mug
$12.99

Our friend Domo is back, and Dark Horse is excited to offer a fantastic line of all-new Domo holiday ornaments’ as well as some great historical Japanese-themed Domo playing cards, a coaster set, and a mug.

DRAGON AGE VOLUME 3: UNTIL WE SLEEP HCDRAGON AGE VOLUME 3: UNTIL WE SLEEP HC

David Gaider (W), Alexander Freed (W), Chad Hardin (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Anthony Palumbo (Cover)

On sale Sept 3
FC, 72 pages
$14.99
HC, 7" x 10"

The lead writer of BioWare’s hit Dragon Age games concludes King Alistair’s epic quest—in a journey beyond reality itself!
Fans around the world have recognized the Dragon Age comics to be an integral addition to the video-game saga. Now, series writer David Gaider pits King Alistair and his noble companions Varric and Isabela against their most nefarious foe—the twisted blood mage Aurelian Titus!
An essential read while you wait for Dragon Age III!
from dragon age lead writer DAVID GAIDER!

DREAM THIEF #2 (of 5)DREAM THIEF #2 (of 5)

Jai Nitz (W), Greg Smallwood (A), and Ryan Sook (Cover)

On sale June 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.99

Miniseries

The spirits of the dead possess John Lincoln’s mind and body while he sleeps! With a head full of dead men’s memories—and an arsenal of their skills—the new Dream Thief invades the grungy underworld of drugs and pornography on a vengeful errand . . . and tries to stay awake!

All-new cover from Ryan Sook!
written by Jai Nitz!
Bram Stoker Award winner

EDGAR ALLAN POE'S THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER #2 (of 2)EDGAR ALLAN POE’S THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER #2 (of 2)

Richard Corben (W/A/Cover)

On sale June 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.99

Miniseries

When the dead come to us in dream, in search of the truth, all manner of horrors are revealed. To save the dignity of a dead woman, Herbert must destroy the painting that killed her. But her brother is not ready to let her go…

• Adapted by Eisner Award Hall of Fame 2012 inductee Richard Corben!

"Corben shows the strength of the comics medium, particularly in the hands of a master artist like himself." ––ComicsBeat

ADAM WARREN’S EMPOWERED!
EMPOWERED SPECIAL #4: ANIMAL STYLEEMPOWERED SPECIAL #4: ANIMAL STYLE

Adam Warren (W/P/Cover), John Staton (A/Cover), and Robaato (C)

On sale June 5
b&w, 32 pages
$3.99

One-shot

TERRORPIN! POWERPACHYDERM! BRASS MONKEY! CYBERIAN TIGER! SUPERCOBRA! MAUL BUNNY! Can struggling superheroine Empowered foil a mass carjacking by these animal-armored crimebots at the 21st annual Alternate Timeline Superhero Auto Show? Can one exceedingly flimsy "supersuit" overcome fourteen hostile tons of heavy metal? This action-packed new Empowered one-shot says: "MAYBE!"

• 30 brand new story pages, with art by mecha-master John Staton and major-color-domo Robaato, plus bonus art by Adam Warren!

"Empowered is the comic to give to people who don’t think superhero comics can be for real, live adults." —MTV Geek News

TIM SEELEY!
EX SANGUINE TPEX SANGUINE TP

Tim Seeley (W/A/Cover), Joshua Scott Emmons (W), Carlos Badilla (C), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale Sept 3
FC, 110 pages
$17.99
TP, 7" x 10"

One’s a natural born killer—a remorseless hunter gleefully prowling the night for victims to quench an unnatural blood lust. The other’s a vampire. His centuries of existence have left him world weary and detached, until one day his thirst is reinvigorated when the deadly and intricate work of the Sanguine Killer catches his eyes. Collects the five-issue miniseries.
For fans of Dexter, Fatale, and Hack/Slash!

"Seeley delivers the goods."—IGN
creator of Hack/slash and revival!

FORREST J FORREST J FORREST J "FORRY" ACKERMAN STATUE

On sale Sept 25
13" tall statue
$179.99

Forrest J Ackerman, commonly known to fans as "Forry", comes to life in this colorful 13" tall statue. Forry was the creator, editor and principal writer for Famous Monsters of Filmland, a magazine that influenced generations while spreading the love of the horror genre he was also known for his "Ackermansion," a sprawling house in Los Angeles that held his extensive horror book and memorabilia collection. For fifty years, Forry shared his collection with fans during open-house events. As an agent, writer, editor, and actor, he had far-reaching influence in the science fiction, horror, and fantasy community. The statue includes a nameplate on the base with one of Forry’s most popular nicknames, "Dr. Acula."

HOUSE OF GOLD & BONES #3 (of 4)HOUSE OF GOLD & BONES #3 (of 4)HOUSE OF GOLD & BONES #3 (of 4)

Corey Taylor (W), Richard Clark (A) Dan Jackson (C), Jason Shawn Alexander (Cover), and Steve Morris (Variant cover)

On sale June 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.99

Miniseries

An angry mob of zombielike men and women called the Numbers are inches away from capturing the Human. He must find his way to the location of the Conflagration—an event that he is inexplicably tied to—and come face to face with his past if he hopes to escape this twisted new reality!
Inspired by the Stone Sour album House of Gold & Bones, in stores now!
Extra content in every issue!

Written by Stone Sour and Slipknot front man COREY TAYLOR!

KING CONAN: HOUR OF THE DRAGON #2 (of 6)KING CONAN: HOUR OF THE DRAGON #2 (of 6)

Timothy Truman (W), Tomás Giorello (P), José Villarrubia (C), and Gerald Parel (Cover)

On sale June 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.50

Ongoing

Weakened by Xaltotun’s spells and imprisoned in a foreign land, Conan has lost his kingdom—and could lose much more! His only hope for escape is a mysterious, enamored harem girl named Zenobia. In an underground dungeon filled with slavering horrors, Conan and his future queen must fight for their lives!

LEGEND OF CONAN COMING IN 2014!
FAN-FAVORITE CREATIVE TEAM ADAPTS ROBERT E. HOWARD’S ONLY CONAN NOVEL!

THE LAST OF US: AMERICAN DREAMS #3 (of 4)THE LAST OF US: AMERICAN DREAMS #3 (of 4)

Faith Erin Hicks (W/A), Neil Druckmann (W), Rachelle Rosenberg (C), and Julian Totino Tedesco (Cover)

On sale June 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.99

Miniseries

Fleeing a mall turned war zone, Ellie and Riley find themselves caught between the military and the Fireflies—and a nest of infected!
Cowritten by Naughty Dog Games art director Neil Druckmann!
Essential chapter of the anticipated game!
Naughty Dog’s Uncharted series has sold over 17 million copies!
Naughty Dog’s Award-winning game now comes to comics!

LONE WOLF AND CUB OMNIBUS VOLUME 2 TPLONE WOLF AND CUB OMNIBUS VOLUME 2 TP

Kazuo Koike (W), Goseki Kojima (A), and Frank Miller (Cover)

On sale Aug 20
b&w, 70 pages
$19.99
TP, 5" x 7"

Ronin samurai ¯Ogami Itt¯o and his young son travel a dark road, beset by enemies sworn to destroy them. But how did the Shogun’s loyal and trusted executioner become a dishonored fugitive marked for death? What hidden forces moved to destroy Ogami’s family and fuel his relentless quest for retribution? This volume collects stories from volume 3, volume 4, and volume 5 of the original Lone Wolf and Cub series.
Over 700 pages, value priced!
Over one million copies sold of the original Dark Horse series!

Cover by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley.

ALL-NEW STORY ARC IN NEW YORK CITY!
THE MASSIVE #13THE MASSIVE #13

Brian Wood (W), Garry Brown (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and J. P. Leon (Cover)

On sale June 26
FC, 32 pages
$3.50

Ongoing

With The Massive’s trail gone dead, the Kapital is forced to respond to a different crisis, one very close to home. Navigating the thawed Canadian polar ice into the turbulent northern Atlantic, the crew arrives at the most infamous post-Crash disaster zone: New York City.
Creator/writerBrian Wood returns home, crafting another chilling near-future story on the same turf as DMZ, Channel Zero, The Couriers, and more.

"Brian Wood’s The Massive proves that there’s room for political comics."—Complex
"The Massive is clearly one of the best books of 2012 due to its exquisite ability to meld high concept ideas with real characters as Brian Wood continues to make comics smart."—Comic Book Resources

ALL-NEW STORY ARC!

MMICHAEL AVON OEMING'S THE VICTORIES #2ICHAEL AVON OEMING’S THE VICTORIES #2

Michael Avon Oeming (W/A/Cover) and Nick Filardi (C)
On sale June 5
FC, 32 pages
$3.99

Ongoing

A new world order plotted by a secret cabal known as the Advisors seems to be connected to the crazed criminal known as the Jackal, Metatron’s trip to the moon, and the deadly new villain known as Tarcus. What does it mean for Faustus and his teammates?
Transhuman part 2 (of 5)

"If you like Powers, you will love The Victories!"—Brian Michael Bendis
"One of the most anticipated comics of the year." —Comic Booked
By Eisner award winner AND COCREATOR OF POWERS

MIND MGMT #12MIND MGMT #12

Matt Kindt (W/A)

On sale June 26
FC, 24 pages
$3.99

Ongoing

"The Futurist" concludes, as Lyme faces the Immortals in a battle royale at Shangri-la! Meru discovers the secrets of the Monks—and her own! The origin of the Hulk reaches its explosive finale! Plus more, in the comic that gives you your money’s worth!

"With so many dense mysteries swirling through these pages, it will be hard for readers to give up once they are hooked."—Comic Book Resources
"One of the best things to happen to comics ever."—Comic Bastards
"If you are a fan of mysteries, if you are a fan of Kindt, if you are a fan of comics: pick this up!"—Comics Bulletin

CREATOR OF 3 Story, Super Spy, Cowritter of jla
NAMED A TOP TEN COMIC OF 2012 BY MTV GEEK!

MISTER X: EVICTION #2 (of 3)MISTER X: EVICTION #2 (of 3)

Dean Motter (W/P/Cover) and Hamid Bahrami (I/C)

On sale June 5
FC, 24 pages
$3.99

Miniseries

Visionary artist and designer Dean Motter reintroduces his classic character! When Radiant City’s government falls to a coup, Mister X’s possession of secret city plans makes him and his friends a target of the city’s new masters!
Backup story featuring Rosetta Stone!

"A visual treat for those that remember a time that never was." —Ain’t It Cool News

NEXUS OMNIBUS VOLUME 3 TPNEXUS OMNIBUS VOLUME 3 TP

Mike Baron (W), Steve Rude (P/Cover), John Nyberg (I), Les Dorscheid (C), Mike Mignola (A), and others

On sale Sept 10
FC, 408 pages
$24.99
TP, 6" x 9"

The mighty Nexus is charged and empowered to execute the galaxy’s mass murderers, and there is no shortage of targets. But when Nexus delegates some of his docket, the appointed assassins go on a rampage, killing thousands, and Nexus must intervene or become responsible for genocide himself! Collects Nexus #26–#39 (Volume 2).

New Nexus stories in Dark Horse Presents.
424 pages, value priced.

"There’s that artistic progress to marvel at, and appreciate, as a definitive statement of ‘this is what comics can look like.’ "—Comics Alliance

GUEST APPEARANCE BY MIKE MIGNOLA!
MULTIPLE EISNER AWARD WINNER!

NUMBER 13 TPNUMBER 13 TP

Robert Love (W/A/Cover), David Walker (W), Dana Shukartsi (I), Michelle Davies (C), Diego Simone (C), and Heather Breckel (C)

On sale Sept 10
FC, 120 pages
$15.99
TP, 7" x 10"

Number 13, a young cybernetic amnesiac, wanders a postapocalyptic wasteland searching for a father he can’t remember. He possesses powers coveted by irrational, feuding factions of the future, and he quickly becomes entangled in their deadly struggle for world dominance! A sci-fi adventure about one’s search for identity in a grim, violent world! Collects Number 13 #0–#3.

FROM THE ARTIST BEHIND ALPHA GIRL AND FIERCE!
COWRITTEN BY DAVID WALKER (BADAZZ MOFO MAGAZINE)

SACRIFICE HCSACRIFICE HC

Sam Humphries (W), Dalton Rose (A/Cover), Bryan Lee O’Malley (A), Cliff Chiang (A), Paul Azaceta (A), Emma Rios (A), and Pete Toms (C)

On sale Sept 3
FC, 168 pages
$19.99
HC, 6" x 9"

What happens when a troubled youth is plucked from modern society and thrust though time and space on a psychedelic journey into the heart of the Aztec civilization—one of the greatest and most bloodthirsty times in human history? Collects Sacrifice #1–#6.

Featuring art from Bryan Lee O’Malley (Harvey and Eisner winner), Cliff Chiang, and Paul Azaceta!

THE SELF-PUBLISHED SENSATION COMES TO DARK HORSE!
"Rose combines the illustrative chutzpah of a creator like Geof Darrow with the dainty, horrific line-work of Guy Davis and just a smidgen of Charles Burns’ surreal terror."—ComicsAlliance

THE SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN VOLUME 14 TPTHE SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN VOLUME 14 TP

Chuck Dixon (W), Gary Kwapisz (P), Ernie Chan (I), Doug Beekman (Cover), and others

On sale Aug 27
b&w, 528 pages
$19.99
TP, 7" x 10"

"Give me a sword, I will give you a show." Conan is sentenced to a Nemedian gladiator arena, where the barbarian gives the mob the blood they desire. But as his fame grows, so do his masters’ jealousies—they seek to accomplish with treachery what they cannot achieve with steel! Collects Marvel’s Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian #141–#150, never before collected and out of print for over a quarter century!

Over 500 pages, value priced.

Check out the Conan monthly series, written by Brian Wood!

STAR WARS #6STAR WARS #6

Brian Wood (W), Carlos D’Anda (A), Gabe Eltaeb (C), and Rodolfo Migliari (Cover)

On sale June 12
FC, 32 pages
$2.99

Ongoing

When he and Chewbacca are cornered by Imperials, Han Solo resorts to an improvised plan—with the most dangerous results imaginable! Meanwhile, half a galaxy away, Princess Leia and Wedge Antilles prepare for certain death, unaware that Luke Skywalker has an improvisation of his own. And Darth Vader is watching . . .
Sketch variant by Alex Ross!

"It all just feels like Star Wars, and for a franchise that has been around for over 30 years, D’Anda somehow finds a way to inject new life into it."—Complex

issue #1 and #2 were instant sellouts!

STAR WARS: DARK TIMES—FIRE CARRIER #5 (of 5)STAR WARS: DARK TIMES—FIRE CARRIER #5 (of 5)

Randy Stradley (W), Gabriel Guzman (A), Garry Henderson (C), and Douglas Wheatley (Cover)

On sale June 5
FC, 32 pages
$2.99

Miniseries

Jedi Master K’Kruhk’s fight with militia soldiers comes to an abrupt end—with the appearance of not one, but two unexpected allies. The refuge he and his Padawans have sought may be in sight . . .
but a shadow from within their own ranks bodes a perilous future.

"It’s no small claim when I say this is the greatest Star Wars series I have ever read."—SciFiPulse
"This book isn’t just for Star Wars fans. It is for fans of exceptional writing. . ." —Comic Book Nerds are Hot

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE NINTH ASSASSIN #3 (of 5)STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE NINTH ASSASSIN #3 (of 5)

Tim Siedell (W), Ivan Fernandez (P), Denis Frietas (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Ariel Olivetti (Cover)

On sale June 19
FC, 32 pages
$3.50

Miniseries

Darth Vader’s search for the culprits behind an assassination attempt on the Emperor leads to a shattered Star Destroyer floating lifeless above a mysterious moon. On the ground he finds no survivors—instead ancient ruins, and frightening inhabitants. All the while, a hunter follows, waiting for the moment to strike!

tim siEdell (@badbanana) has one of time’s 140 best twitter feeds!

STAR WARS: LEGACY #4STAR WARS: LEGACY #4

Corinna Bechko (W), Gabriel Hardman (W/A), Rachelle Rosenberg (C), and Dave Wilkins (Cover)

On sale June 26
FC, 32 pages
$2.99

Miniseries

A vanishing planet and an impostor revealed . . . a deadly trap and a dangerous escape. When Ania Solo set out in search of adventure, little did she know trouble, peril, and the Sith would be along for the ride!

STAR WARS OMNIBUS: KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC TPSTAR WARS OMNIBUS: KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC TP

John Jackson Miller (W), Brian Ching (A), Travel Foreman (A), Harvey Tolibas (A), Dustin Weaver (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), Jay David Ramos (C), and Travis Charest (Cover)

On sale Sept 10
FC, 424 pages
$24.99
TP, 6" x 9"

Padawan Zayne Carrick is suddenly a fugitive framed for the murder of his fellow Jedi-in-training. Little does the galaxy know, Zayne’s own Masters are behind the massacre and dead set on recovering him before he can reveal the truth. Collects Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic issues #0–#18 (volumes 1–3).

• Expands the story of the smash-hit videogames!

TREKKER OMNIBUS TPTREKKER OMNIBUS TP

Ron Randall (W/A/Cover) and Jeremy Colwell

On sale Aug 20
b&w & FC, 328 pages
$24.99
TP, 6" x 9"

Enter the retrofuturistic world of Mercy St. Clair, a talented and troubled bounty hunter navigating a society steeped in extreme violence on her journey of growth and self-discovery.
Over 60 pages of brand-new color material!
Ron Randall’s sci-fi adventure opus!

Mercy is on her emotional journey . . . adventures filled with strange technologies and creatures, far-flung politics, and lots and lots of action."—io9
"smartly written pulp…

THE TRUE LIVES OF THE FABULOUS KILLJOYS #1 (of 6)THE TRUE LIVES OF THE FABULOUS KILLJOYS #1 (of 6)THE TRUE LIVES OF THE FABULOUS KILLJOYS #1 (of 6)

Gerard Way (W/Special variant cover), Shaun Simon (W), Becky Cloonan (A/Cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Gabriel Bá (Variant cover)

On sale June 12
FC, 32 pages
$3.99

THE TRUE LIVES OF THE FABULOUS KILLJOYS #1 (of 6) - Gerard Way Variant Cover!Miniseries

Years ago, the Killjoys fought against the tyrannical megacorporation Better Living Industries, costing them their lives, save for one—the mysterious Girl. Today, the followers of the original Killjoys languish in the Desert while BLI systematically strips citizens of their individuality. As the fight for freedom fades, it’s left to the Girl to take up the mantle and bring down the fearsome BLI or else join the mindless ranks of Bat City!

The follow-up to the album Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys!

FROM THE CREATOR OF THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY
KILLJOYS!

"…Gerard Way bring(s) a sharp level of wit and fun to each new issue."—Comic Book Resources

X #2X #2

Duane Swierczynski (W), Eric Nguyen (A), Michelle Madsen (C), and Dave Wilkins (Cover)

On sale June 12
FC, 32 pages
$2.99

Ongoing

X has a bone to pick with Arcadia’s political kingmaker Berkshire, and the two share some "face time." Meanwhile, Leigh’s online exposé attracts some murderously angry readers.
Swierczynski and Nguyen take on Dark Horse’s classic vigilante!

X MAKES HIS DARK HORSE RETURN WITH SWIERCZYNSKI

- The Comic Book Critic