Dark Horse Previews for September 12th, 2012
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 9 #13
Acting as bodyguard for her first-ever client, Buffy has found herself entangled in some nasty demon business with ties to Angel and his time in LA. Through the social network Tincan, some demons have been able to connect to our world, and any attempts to sever that connection will lead Buffy and her client into increasingly dangerous territory.
* Executive produced by Joss Whedon!
CONAN THE BARBARIAN #8
At home in Cimmeria, Conan feels a confidence he hasn't experienced in some time. However, Bêlit is unsure of herself among Conan's family and clan in this strange, frozen land, a dangerous variable as the two face not only the impostor Conan, but also his vicious army!
* Conan and Bêlit in Cimmeria!
* New artist Vasilis Lolos (Pixu)!
THE CREEP #1
A pair of teen suicides raise terrible questions, but can a grim private eye commit himself to a case that is so closely connected to his own haunted past?
* Cover by Mike Mignola!
* From the artist of Green River Killer and the writer ofB.P.R.D.!
"Great mystery involving a Rondo Hatton look alike, of B film Creeper fame. It's clever and original, and full of surprises. I just ate it up. More please." —Joe R. Lansdale
Don't be a goon! Read The Creep!
THE MASSIVE #4
Searching for essential supplies in a post-Crash black market, Callum Israel struggles to maintain his moral code in a new world where survival requires working within the gray area. But can this environmentalist's pacifism survive in a violent world when a ghost from his past as a corporate mercenary resurfaces?
* A new series from New York Times best-selling author Brian Wood.
* The debut of artist Garry Brown!
"I can't wait to see more of The Massive."—iFanboy
"The Massive is a book to keep an eye on in 2012."—IGN
MICHAEL AVON OEMING'S THE VICTORIES #2
With their city drowning in the weird drug known as Float, the Victories bust a major operation, only to have their leader's mind scanned by an evil psychic who plans to use this knowledge for the superhero team's destruction.
* The raunchiest superheroes since The Boys!
* From the co-creator of Powers!
"[Michael Avon Oeming's] work has such brilliant formatting, use of negative space, dramatic light and dark contrasts, emotion, and style that it really is a joy to behold." —comic Booked
After deciding to take a risk that—if it doesn't kill her—may give the rebellion a fighting chance, Orchid turns her focus to rallying the downtrodden Bridge People for the battle to come. With their backs against the wall and enemy forces on the offensive, a long shot is the best hope for the Shadow Rebels.
* Ravenous robotic beasts! Deadly combat!
* Free musical score with every issue!
Warrior Women ride!
STAR WARS: KNIGHT ERRANT - ESCAPE #4
Who are the Doomed?
Caught in a battle between three Sith armies, Jedi Kerra Holt does her utmost to prevent them from finding a powerful Sith relic. Her mission to find her lost family brought the war onto this world, and as she reaches the end of her search for her parents, she realizes the extent of the danger that could be brought to the galaxy if the relic falls into Sith hands! Has Kerra let her personal gain override the needs of thousands of innocents?
* John Jackson Miller's Knight Errant novel from Del Rey was aNew York Times bestseller!
STAR WARS: LOST TRIBE OF THE SITH - SPIRAL #2
Having set sail on a prisoner vessel to uncharted territories, a rebel and a stowaway princess find themselves in a losing battle with their crewmates against a society of strange self-proclaimed exiles. When they are taken in by the exiles, new opportunities for power within the civilization pique their interest. The rebel recklessly takes the first opening to go after a guarded weapon he believes could upend the entire tribe of Sith!
* Based on the popular e-book.
* An all-Sith tale!
THE STRAIN #8
As an epidemic of vampirism engulfs Manhattan, Dr. Ephraim Goodweather tries to uncover the conspiracy aiding these monsters' ascent to dominance. Meanwhile, an attack in a police transport will force one man to become a vampire killer instead of a meal!
* Adapts the Strain Trilogy from director Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan!
* A terrifying twist on the vampire genre.
* No one is safe from a terrifying new plague!
"The subtle build of tension and terror still peppers every page." —IGN
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