Dark Horse Previews for June 13, 2012
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 9 #10
While Buffy is undertaking an away mission with Spike and Andrew, the SFPD is starting to really feel the effect of the rapid zompire population growth . . . With Buffy out of town, as the only Scoobies in the vicinity, Xander and Dawn have been approached for guidance. Buffy needs to get herself back together and home to SF quick, but facing Slayer Simone and her unexpected ally is going to make it a rough job!
* Zompires attack the SFPD!
* Executive produced by Joss Whedon!
CONAN THE BARBARIAN #5
Brian Wood and James Harren turn up the intensity in "The Argos Deception" Part 2!
Conan's pirate days may already be over! Captured for his past crimes in Messantia, the Cimmerian faces public execution before a mob baying for his blood. But will he really lose his head—or is it all part of Bêlit's plan?
* Brian Wood's (DMZ, Northlanders) red-hot run on Conancontinues!
* Art by rising star James Harren (Nation X, B.P.R.D.)!
"Brian Wood is not a writer that pulls punches." —Comic Book Resources
"James Harren knows how to dig down deep and channel some fear for his monsters."—ComicsBulletin
FALLING SKIES: THE BATTLE OF FITCHBURG #5
When the town is too quiet and the retreat too easy, Weaver gets suspicious. Using a play from the 2nd Mass's game book, the enemy attacks. Ben's faith in 2nd the Mass and his resolve to finish the mission are tested in the aftermath.
THE MASSIVE #1
In a post-war, post-crash, post-disaster, post-everything world, the environmental-action trawler Kapital scours the earth's oceans for its mysteriously missing sistership, The Massive.Captain Callum Israel, a man who has dedicated his life to the ocean, now must ask himself—as our planet dies—what it means to be an environmentalist after the world's ended. Callum and his crew will come up against pirates, rebels, murderers, and thieves as they struggle to remain noble toward their cause. Can you save a planet that's already doomed?
* The perfect follow-up to Wood's DMZ!
"The Massive is a book to keep an eye on in 2012." —IGNAt the end of the world, the story begins.
STAR WARS: KNIGHT ERRANT - ESCAPE #1
Jedi Knight Kerra Holt's next mission starts with a very personal and ultrasecret investigation! But with the dark realities of Sith territory surrounding her, something unexpected may be taking hold of the lone Jedi! As she takes the first step toward her goal, Kerra knows there will be no turning back!
* First issue in a brand-new story line!
* John Jackson Miller's Knight Errant novel was a New York Times bestseller!
THE STRAIN #5
Consistently a step ahead of the Centers for Disease Control, elderly pawnbroker Abraham Setrakian seems to have an intimate knowledge of the epidemic rapidly spreading across New York City and the hideous creatures it's spawning. How does he know what's happening? Where did he learn about the grotesque monsters roaming the streets at night? And, most importantly, does he know how to stop them?
The scope of the mystery widens as the man who seemingly has all the answers reveals his history in the extermination camps of Nazi-occupied Poland and his first encounter with the beast behind Manhattan's invasion.
* Adapting the Strain Trilogy from director Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan!
"This is cerebral horror with a dark, beastly side just waiting to pounce." —Comic Book Resources
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