Upcoming comics scheduled for a release in April 2013…
HACK/SLASH, VOL. 12
story JUSTIN JORDAN, JAMES LOWDER & Various
art DANIEL LEISTER, MATT MERHOFF & EMILIO LAISO
cover TIM SEELEY
160 PAGES / FC / T+
This volume collects the acclaimed issues written by guest stars JUSTIN JORDAN (LUTHER STRODE), JAMES LOWDER and MICAHEL MORECI & STEVE SEELEY (HOAX HUNTERS) as well as the rare crossover with Mercy Sparx.
On a trip back to Chicago, Vlad encounters his extended family, a mob of inbred cannibals; while Cat Curio takes the stage in a solo adventure. Then, Cassie and Vlad feel the toll of a slasher who can come back every few minutes.
Collects HACK/SLASH, VOL. 2 #16-19 & HACK/SLASH vs. MERCY SPARX
HOAX HUNTERS #9
story MICHAEL MORECI & STEVE SEELEY
art BRENT SCHOONOVER
covers JOE EISMA
32 PAGES / FC / T +
Special flipbook issue! The Hoax Hunters go on a haunted house ghost-busting mission. One half of the issue contains the “on-air” story, what happened while the camera was rolling; flip it over and find out what went down behind the scenes! Features guest artist BRENT SCHOONOVER. PERFECT FOR NEW READERS!
story TIM SEELEY
art MIKE NORTON
cover by JENNY FRISON
32 PAGES / FC / T+
Em and Dana have a long dinner and talk about murder. There’s something weird going on in Cooper’s dad’s shed. Joe Meyers isn’t feeling quite like himself lately. The authorities start cracking down on “gently used” body parts.
IT GIRL & THE ATOMICS #9
story JAMIE S. RICH
art MIKE NORTON
cover MICHAEL & LAURA ALLRED
32 PAGES / FC / E
It’s the anniversary for romantic superhero couple Black Crystal and the Slug, but it appears that Black Crystal has forgotten. To be fair, he has other things on his mind. Like giant monsters that have erupted from their home beneath the ocean looking for a fight!
DARK HORSE COMICS
THE ANSWER! #4 (of 4)
Mike Norton (W/A), Dennis Hopeless (W), and Mark Englert (C)
On sale Apr 24
FC, 32 pages
A mind is a terrible thing to waste. Can Devin and the Answer think their way free of the Brain Trust before CHEMICAL X breaks their brains for good? The explosive conclusion of this superhero mystery!
• Written by Dennis Hopeless (Cable and X-Force, Avengers Arena) and Mike Norton (Battlepug, Revival)!
• Super Mysterious!
G.I. JOE/Transformers, Vol. 3
Tim Seeley (w) • Joe Ng, James Raiz, Alex Milne, & Andrew Wildman (a) • Brendan Cahill (c)
The G.I. JOE vs The Transformers saga continues as the AUTOBOTS return to earth and with the help of G.I. JOE plan on destroying all Cybertronian technology. But Serpentor has other objectives.
TPB • FC • $24.99 • 208 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-620-9
Transformers: Robots In Disguise, Vol. 3
John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli, Brendan Cahill, & Guido Guidi (a) • Tim Seeley (c)
Orion Pax—the former OPTIMUS PRIME—follows a rogue group of DECEPTICONS into one of the greatest mysteries ever to face the AUTOBOTS! Also, The mysterious Metrotitan arrives on CYBERTRON—smashing into the ruins of the legendary Crystal City! Meahwhile, Tensions ratchet up between AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS as violence breaks out in the heart of the city… and PROWL looks for someone to blame. Is DIRGE a convenient target—or the key to what comes next?
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-626-1