Upcoming comics scheduled for a release in June 2013…
HACK/SLASH, VOL. 13: FINAL TP
story TIM SEELEY
art ELENA CASAGRANDE
cover JENNY FRISON
160 PAGES / FC / T+
The acclaimed series comes to an end as the machinations of the slasher-breeding Black Lamp Society drag Cassie and Vlad into an ultimate bloody confrontation!
Collects HACK/SLASH, VOL. 2 #20-25
story TIM SEELEY
art MIKE NORTON
cover by JENNY FRISON
32 PAGES / FC / T+ TEEN PLUS
Dana and her father are in a race to save Ibrahaim from trigger happy retired militiaman. Em gets her hands dirty. Poor Tommy the Torso.
REVIVAL #1 (Offered Again)
story TIM SEELEY
art DIEGO BERNARD
cover A JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
cover B DIEGO BERNARD
32 PAGES / FC / T+
“ABSOLUTE CORRUPTION,” Part One
The bitter, former Witchblade bearer Katarina has transcended the Faerie realm, travelling to Chicago to intercept the fugitive murderer Toio Mulranny. And she’s going to get the Witchblade’s help to catch him, whether Sara Pezinni wants to or not.
PROGENY, VOL 1 TP
story RON MARZ, TIM SEELEY & DAVID HINE
art TOP COW’S FINEST
cover JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
160 PAGES / FC / M
CAN A MOTHER’S LOVE SAVE THE UNIVERSE?
In the aftermath of ARTIFACTS, Darkness bearer Jackie Estacado reconstructed the fabric of the universe to save his daughter Hope and resurrect his previously murdered lover, Jenny Romano. What seemed like an innocent transgression to set things right for himself has created cracks that have allowed older, greater evils to enter our world. Rapture bearer and defrocked priest Tom Judge knows what Jackie has done and is assembling an army of Artifacts bearers to stop him and set things right… but will the Witchblade bearer Sara Pezzini be willing to help him?
Collects ARTIFACTS #25-26, WITCHBLADE #164-165, and THE DARKNESS #111
HOAX HUNTERS: CASE FILES #1
story MICHAEL MORECI & STEVE SEELEY & MORE
art RON SALAS, NICK PITARRA & MORE
cover MIKE NORTON
32 PAGES / FC / T
In this Annual issue, the Hoax Hunters dust off some of their lost cases from the archives. Featuring some of the industry’s top creators, like TIM SEELEY, NICK PITARRA, ERIK BURNHAM, RON SALAS, and more! Even Fact or Fact’s Ben Hansen makes an appearance!
DARK HORSE COMICS
EX 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
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
From the creator of Hack/Slash and Revival!
BATTLEPUG VOLUME 2: THIS SAVAGE BONE HC
Mike Norton (W/A/Cover) and Allen Passalaqua (C)
On sale Aug 14
FC, 72 pages
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
Written by Tom DeFalco, art by Rex Lindsey, covers by Fernando Ruiz and Tim Seeley.
48 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 3.
Archie in “Summer Daze!” — Archie proclaims this will be the “greatest summer of all!” However, after a water skiing accident, a hang gliding mishap, and a run in with Mr. Lodge, it just may end up being the worst! And that’s just day one! Can his vacation be salvaged or is Archie in for a bummer of a summer? Find out in this special summer-themed issue with extra summer fun packed into 48 pages.
NEW CRUSADERS: DARK TOMORROW #3
Written by Ian Flynn, art by Alitha Martinez and various, covers by Sergio Cariello and Tim Seeley.
32 pages, $2.99.
“Hard Lessons,” Part Two! The past comes alive as the Fox returns-but how is he connected to the new Fly Girl? And how will his presence push her to make a life-altering decision? Meanwhile, the tension breaks as the New Crusaders get embroiled in a brawl at school. But who threw the first punch?