Dark Horse Previews for July 18, 2012
ALABASTER WOLVES #4
Award-winning author Caitlín R. Kiernan brings one of her most enduring and popular creations to comics!
In a scant few days, Maisie has gone from werewolf to ghost, and from Dancy's would-be murderer to her erstwhile ally. Now, finally, Dancy's enigmatic guide tells her story—and Dancy gets her first real glimpse into the evil infesting the town.
*"Ms. Kiernan is a cartographer of lost worlds." -New York Times
B.P.R.D. HELL ON EARTH: THE DEVIL'S ENGINE #3
As Zinco's latest scheme ends in disaster, Fenix and Devon escape the bat-faced monsters and reveal why Abe needed to die.
*From the pages of Hellboy!
*It's all going to hell in 2012!
"Don't be like me, waiting for the right time to start reading. The time is now." -Geeks of Doom
BALTIMORE: DR. LESKOVAR'S REMEDY #2 (of 2)
As his surgically enhanced monsters attack Lord Baltimore, the crazed doctor reveals a plan to kill all the innocents before the plague of vampires can get them first.
"This is supernatural horror at its finest!"—Fangoria
"Crisp, clean, and drenched in blood." —Comic Attack
CONCRETE: THREE UNEASY PIECES (One-Shot)
One of the medium's all-time greats is back in this collection ofConcrete stories from the relaunched Dark Horse Presents! In three new adventures, the most human of heroes intervenes in a burglary that turns out to be much more, investigates a possible sighting of the aliens who gave him his rocky body, and develops an alternative to the Taser: himself. This issue strikes the perfect balance of inviting stories for new readers and character development for longtime fans.
*Collecting the Concrete stories from Dark Horse Presents #1-#3!
*Great jumping on point for new readers!
A COMICS ICON RETURNS!
DARK HORSE PRESENTS #14
The best-selling anthology just upped the ante! This 104-page flipbook boasts a special Nexus back cover alongside new installments of Aliens, Ghost, and Mister X, and the debut of Michael Avon Oeming's The Wild Rover!
*Oversized 104-page issue!
*A flipbook style issue with two covers!
FATIMA: THE BLOOD SPINNERS #2 (of 4)
Love and Rockets' Gilbert Hernandez continues his scary and sexy romp through the zombie-infested future! With the irresistible drug "spin" turning more and more people into shambling brain-eaters, the beautiful Fatima finds herself one of the last agents standing against them. But with conspiracy theories running rampant, it's impossible to tell if she's on the right side or if her own organization is responsible for unleashing the plague!
*From Love and Rockets cocreator Gilbert Hernandez!
*Zombies, drug lords, and gorgeous women!
"I picture Gilbert Hernandez approaching his drawing board these days like Lawrence of Arabia approaching a Turkish convoy: ';NO PRISONERS! NO PRISONERS!'" —Comic Book Resources
With the Reset project's implementers, lab assistants, and bigwigs all seeming to run amuck in chaos and confusion, Guy Krause is—for once in his life—the man with the plan, by comparison. And his plan? Get the girl, of course! Has being a guinea pig for science really changed Guy all that much? And will his final, horrible moments strapped in the Reset machine break him or totally reinforce his new outlook on life? Peter Bagge, the creator of the acclaimed Hate and Apocalypse Nerdcomics, returns with an offbeat, hilarious new series that asks the question "If you could relive your life, would you make a BIGGER mess of it?"
*From multiple Harvey and Eagle Award winner Peter Bagge!
STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE GHOST PRISON #3
Cadet Tohm, in the company of Darth Vader, Moff Trachta, and the wounded Emperor, has finally reached the mysterious Ghost Prison.
Vader battles the Jedi guard and Trachta wreaks vengeance on a particular prisoner. The Emperor's condition is stabilized, but they must find a way to combat the uprising back on Coruscant. Vader plans to use the only army available to him—the inmates of the Ghost Prison. But the prisoners have begun to revolt . . .
*The secret of the Ghost Prison is revealed!
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