Monday, 13 October 2014

SOMETHING NEW

NEW GRAPHIC NOVELS
AND TRADE COLLECTIONS
15 OCTOBER 2014

 

New in store this week: everyone's favourite new teenage superhero MS. MARVEL Vol 1, revisit the original Miss Marvel stories in MARVEL MASTERWORKS: MS MARVEL Vol 1, the American, Skottie Young illustrated edition of Neil Gaiman's FORTUNATELY, THE MILK (why not have a matching set with the Chris Riddell version? ;-),  Stan Sakai's beloved USAGI YOJIMBO series gets a new deluxe compilation,  learn more about Scribblenauts and other popular games in THE ART OF 5TH CELL, Peter Parker returns in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Vol 1, see what the future holds for the JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000, the complete DEADPOOL: DRACULA'S GAUNTLET, horror author's Joe Hill's LOCKE AND KEY: ALPHA AND OMEGA, philosophy becomes fun in the anniversary edition of ACTION PHILOSOPHERS,  in and new collections for POWERS, BATMAN 66, MARVEL ZOMBIES, CLONE, HELLBLAZER, SATELLITE SAM, DAREDEVIL,  PEANUTS, THE X-FILES, and MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC. 
What are you looking forward to reading? Talk to us @DavesComics!





ACTION PHILOSOPHERS HC
 Study the tenets of Plato, the wrestling superstar from ancient Greece; learn the lessons of Nietzsche, the original √úbermensch; and meditate on the messages of Bodhidharma, a kung fu master. Laugh, learn, and laugh some more, as Van Lente and Dunlavey deliver this comprehensive cartoon history from the pre-Socratics to Jacques Derrida!
Features the entire award-winning Action Philosophers plus a new eight-page story!

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 01 PARKER LUCK
 The greatest super hero of all time returns! The world may have changed since Spidey's been gone, but so has Peter Parker. This is a man with a second chance at life, and he's not wasting a moment of it. But his old foes are back, as well! Re-energised, out of control and madder than ever, Electro and the Black Cat demand revenge! And as if dealing with them isn't enough, a new revelation rocks Spider-Man's world to its core: the radioactive spider that granted Peter his powers bit someone else, too! Who is Silk, and where has she been all these years? Find out as Peter Parker retakes his life, putting the "friendly" back in the neighbourhood, the "hero" back in "super hero" - and the "amazing" back in "Spider-Man!" Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (2014) #1-6.
ART OF 5TH CELL SC
 The award-winning video games of 5TH Cell have captivated gamers with their innovative mechanics and unique visuals. Whether it's the endless freedom of Scribblenauts, the exciting battles of Lock's Quest, or the joy of creating your own game world in Drawn to Life, every 5TH Cell game is an engaging new experience. Now the wonderful artwork behind these digital worlds has been collected in The Art of 5TH Cell. Inside you'll find character designs, rough sketches, rare promotional art, creator interviews, and more!
ART OF EVIL WITHIN HC
 The Art of The Evil Within is a comprehensive look at the twisted new survival horror game by the legendary Shinji Mikami-creator of Resident Evil!
Go behind the scenes and witness never-before-seen concept art as this unique art book takes you on a terrifying ride showcasing what went into making this horrific thriller-can you survive your greatest fears and make it out alive?

BATMAN 66 HC VOL 02
Return to the swingin' 60s as DC Comics reimagines the classic Batman TV series in comics form. In this volume of tales pulled from issues #6-10 of the digital first series, King Tut returns to Gotham City to challenge the Dynamic Duo with his most far-reaching plan yet to rule the modern Thebes known as Gotham City! Plus, Batman and Robin meet the Bookworm and face off with False Face and more!
BATMAN 66 TP VOL 01
 Put on your go-go boots and get ready to "Batusi" back to the Swingin' '60s as DC Comics reimagines the classic Batman TV show! In this hardcover collecting issues #1-5 of the hit series, The Dynamic Duo takes on The Riddler, Mr. Freeze, The Penguin, The Mad Hatter, The Joker, and more of the world's most colourful Bat-villains!
CLONE TP VOL 04
Luke Taylor's mission to uncover the truth behind the Clone program has only lead to the death of his friends. Who will be the next to die in his name?
Collects CLONE #16-20.
COLLECTOR HC
 WHY WE LOVE IT: The late Sergio Toppi remains one of the great master sequential
artists whose work inspired a generation of illustrators and comic artists who followed
him. The Collector is Toppi's longest-running original series, now translated into English
for the first time since its debut in 1984.
WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: Toppi's breathtaking line work and composition will leave you
staring at his pages for hours. While this over sized edition serves as much as an art book
as a comic, the adventures of the globescouring, daredevil Collector will appeal to fans
of Indiana Jones, Five Ghosts, or Doc Savage.
WHAT IT'S ABOUT: Far from the auction halls of the elite, The Collector seeks out rare
and mysterious artifacts across the world. He is at home in the salons of Paris as he is in
the jungles of Borneo. Set against the backdrop of late 19thcentury colonialism, The
Collector is a delightful, swashbuckling adventure!

DAREDEVIL TP VOL 01 DEVIL AT BAY
 Marvel's fearless hero begins his most awe-inspiring adventure yet in sunny San Francisco! Daredevil has headed West, and he now protects the Golden City's streets from evil - both as a costumed hero and as blind lawyer Matt Murdock! But big changes are in store for Matt as old haunts and familiar faces rise to give the devil his due. The Owl is back, and he isn't working alone. But old enemies are small potatoes compared to Matt's new "friend": the would-be hero known as the Shroud! As one of DD's oldest enemies is permanently redefined, deadlier than ever, Kirsten and Matt find themselves sharing a volatile secret. But who will crack first? Plus: What killed Foggy Nelson? Also featuring a special look into the future, celebrating DD's fiftieth anniversary with cryptic hints at what's to come! Collecting DAREDEVIL (2014) #1-5, #1.50 and #0.1.
DEADPOOL DRACULA'S GAUNTLET HC
 You've witnessed Deadpool's marriage to the succubus queen Shiklah! Now, experience their first meeting and learn the secrets of their bloody romance! When Dracula hires Deadpool to transport a highly valuable delivery for him, Wade has no idea what kind of trouble he's in for. It's a crazy journey across the world - and into the dark heart of the Merc with the Mouth! Guest-starring Blade, M.O.D.O.K., Hydra Bob, Werewolf by Night and more! Collecting DEADPOOL: DRACULA'S GAUNTLET #1-7.
DOOMBOY HC VOL 01
 A lonely, metal-obsessed teen sends a heartfelt song to his missing beloved, only to find out that his music has traveled to the beyond, and re-broadcast to the entire city. Only his best friend knows that he is really the mysterious rock god and anonymous legend known as "Doomboy." An evocative, melancholy coming-of-age story.
FIELD TP
 An underwear clad amnesiac, an ex-Bible salesman on a meth-induced murder spree, a seedy biker gang on a revenge mission, and a group of cosplayers out to save the world. What more do you need to know?
Collects THE FIELD #1-4 and extras, including all-new bonus material.

HELLBLAZER TP VOL 09 CRITICAL MASS

In these stories from HELLBLAZER #84-96, collected here for the first time, Constantine is drawn into a web of time travel and terror when he meets the ghost of Sir Francis Dashwood, founder of the Hellfire Club. Then, Constantine plunges into an arcane landscape where an entity known as the Rainbow Serpent intends to punish man's treatment of the environment by clearing the earth of all animal life.
JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000 TP VOL 01 YESTERDAY LIVES
 In the far-flung future of the year 3000, the Justice League still stands! Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, and Green Lantern comprise the team, but how could these heroes still exist a millennium from now? Find out in these stories from issues #1-7 of the thrilling new series!
LOCKE & KEY TP VOL 06 ALPHA & OMEGA
It took two lifetimes and countless victims, but Lucas "Dodge" Caravaggio has his terrible prize at last: the key which will open The Black Door. Disguised in the form of little Bode Locke, Dodge descends into the Drowning Cave, to throw back the door and release the demons on the other side. Those who have stood against him for so long - Tyler, Kinsey, Scot, Nina, Rufus, and all the rest - take their places as the final tragedy unfolds... A confrontation between decency and hate in the caverns a hundred feet beneath Keyhouse, at the threshold of an evil kept for generations under lock and key.
MARVEL ZOMBIES TP VOL 03 COMPLETE COLLECTION
 Zombies on infinite earths! First, it's monkey on the menu as the original Marvel Zombies invade the dimension of the Marvel Apes! Then, to uncover an antidote to the zombie plague, Machine Man and Howard the Duck set out across the multiverse - battling zombies in the Wild West, Camelot, a future megacity, during a Martian invasion, and on a world suspiciously similar to our own! But back home, undead clones of the Squadron Supreme have overrun Project P.E.G.A.S.U.S., and only a long-dead former Avenger can stop them! And when the Marvel Universe is targeted by a dimension of Nazi zombies, Howard the Duck must assemble a brigade of misfits to beat them back! Collecting MARVEL APES: PRIME EIGHT #1, MARVEL ZOMBIES: EVIL EVOLUTION #1, MARVEL ZOMBIES 5 #1-5, MARVEL ZOMBIES SUPREME #1-5, MARVEL ZOMBIES DESTROY #1-5 and MARVEL ZOMBIES HALLOWEEN #1.
METEOR MEN GN VOL 01
 On a summer night, Alden Baylor sits in a field watching the largest meteor shower in human history. What begins as teenage adventure becomes something more--the celestial event brings travelers who will change the world completely, and Alden discovers a connection to one of them. How does a young man who had to grow up fast handle the invasion of his planet? Can Alden keep humanity from oblivion? From writer Jeff Parker (AQUAMAN, HULK) and artist Sandy Jarrell (BATMAN 66) comes this story of adolescence, friendship, and hard decisions.
MMW MS MARVEL HC VOL 01
 The year was 1977, and Marvel was set to debut its latest and greatest new super heroine. NASA Security Chief Carol Danvers' life had long been intertwined with the alien Kree's interventions on Earth. But now it was time for this new woman in a new era to take on a new persona all her own: Ms. Marvel! As editor of Woman magazine, Danvers must contend with the Marvel Universe's biggest blowhard, J. Jonah Jameson, while discovering her identity and origins as a super hero. Chris Claremont, continuing the series begun by Gerry Conway, brings to bear all the craft and character development of his renowned X-MEN run - while Jim Mooney, John Buscema and Joe Sinnott supply some of the most stunning art of the era! Collecting MS. MARVEL (1977) #1-14.
MS MARVEL TP VOL 01 NO NORMAL
 Marvel Comics presents the new Ms. Marvel, the groundbreaking heroine that has become an international sensation! Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City - until she's suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm! When Kamala discovers the dangers of her newfound powers, she unlocks a secret behind them, as well. Is Kamala ready to wield these immense new gifts? Or will the weight of the legacy before her be too much to bear? Kamala has no idea, either. But she's comin' for you, New York! It's history in the making from acclaimed writer G. Willow Wilson (Air, Cairo) and beloved artist Adrian Alphona (RUNAWAYS)! Collecting MS. MARVEL (2014) #1-5 and material from ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW! POINT ONE #1.
MY LITTLE PONY OMNIBUS TP VOL 01
 Welcome to Ponyville, home of Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, and all of their friends. The ponies find out what the power of friendship can do in these tales of high adventure and funny mishaps. Collects the first 12 issues of My Little Pony Friendship is Magic in one big volume.
NEIL GAIMAN FORTUNATELY THE MILK SC
A father's quick trip to the grocery store turns into a much longer outing when he is abducted by aliens! There's no milk for cereal. No matter, Dad will run down to the store to pick some up. The children wait. And wait. And wait. Dad better have a pretty good excuse for taking so long. In a delightful reversal of how things usually go, the father is the one making up wild, impossible stories, and the child is the rational listener who isn't buying a word of it.
PEANUTS TP VOL 04
 New PEANUTS adventures, perfect for you and your Sweet Babboo! It's time to hop atop your doghouse biplane and escape into the wonderful world of legendary cartoonist Charles M. Schulz with brandnew adventures from an all-star lineup of writers and artists, and classic strips by Schulz himself. Featuring Charlie Brown and the whole Peanuts gang, this timeless collection of humor and imagination is sure to help you finally kick that football or take to the skies and defeat the Red Baron once and for all. Collects PEANUTS #5-8.
POWERS TP VOL 01 WHO KILLED RETRO GIRL NEW PTG
 Coming this December as the first-ever television show on Sony's PlayStation Network, POWERS is about to reach an all-new audience all over the world. And with these Eisner Award-winning graphic novels, you can discover where it all began.
Heroes glide through the sky on lightning bolts and fire. Flamboyant villains attempt daring daylight robberies. Godlike alien creatures clash in an epic battle in the night sky. And on the dirty city streets below, homicide detective Christian Walker does his job. Now, Walker must investigate the shocking murder of one of the world's most popular superheroes: Retro Girl. Walker is teamed up with spunky rookie Detective Deena Pilgrim, and the investigation takes them from the city's seedy underbelly to the gleaming towers that are home to immortal beings. As shocking, twisted truths about Retro Girl come to light, Walker discovers that to solve this crime, he might have to reveal his own dark secret. This collection also includes the POWERS comic strips, a Michael Avon Oeming sketchbook, the POWERS #1 script and more! Collecting POWERS (2000) #1-6.

POWERS TP VOL 02 ROLEPLAY NEW PTG

Homicide detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim work special cases that involve Powers. And this case is the most disturbing one yet. A group of college kids who role-play their favorite real-life superheroes D&D-style are being murdered one by one. And the path of violence takes our detectives to the most unexpected places. This collection also includes a cover gallery including unused images and an interview with artist Michael Avon Oeming! Collecting POWERS (2000) #8-11.
RAI TP VOL 01 WELCOME TO NEW JAPAN

JAPAN IN THE 41st CENTURY!
The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called "Father," the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit... the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed... and his own long-lost humanity... Collecting RAI #1-4 by New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (Unity, Mind MGMT) and superstar artist Clayton Crain (X-Force, Carnage), start reading to discover an astonishing new vision of the future that Comic Book Resources calls "an immersive experience... unlike anything else in comics.
SATELLITE SAM TP VOL 02 SATELLITE SAM KINESCOPE SNUFF 
 NEW YORK CITY, 1951: The star of the hit TV show "Satellite Sam" turns up dead in a flophouse filled with dirty secrets. If his son can sober up, he might be able to figure out why in this noir mystery shot through with sex and violence in the seedy underbelly of TV's golden age. By MATT FRACTION (SEX CRIMINALS, Casanova, Hawkeye) and HOWARD CHAYKIN (BLACK KISS I & II, AMERICAN FLAGG!).
SPIDER-MAN NEWSPAPER STRIPS TP VOL 02
 Extra! Extra! Read all the Spidey strips by Stan "The Man" Lee and "Jazzy" John Romita! The second volume compiling all of Stan and John's AMAZING SPIDER-MAN newspaper strips in chronological order, this titanic tome brings you the classic panels that hit the papers in the late 1970s and early 1980s! All the daily strips are printed in the original black and white, and all the Sundays in colour, ready to spin a web of enchantment upon anyone who reads them! Collecting the AMAZING SPIDER-MAN newspaper strips from Jan. 29, 1979, to Jan. 11, 1981.
STAR TREK NEW VISIONS TP
 John Byrne presents all-new TOS episodes like you've never seen them before! Including the 2013 photonovel Annual, "Strange New Worlds," as well as the feature-length stories "The Mirror Cracked," and "Time's Echo"-done in all-new fumetti style by one of the greatest living comic book artists!  
STATION 16 HC
 May 1997, Russia, north of the Arctic Circle: A border patrol rookie receives a distress call from the long-abandoned Station 16, uninhabited since the heyday of massive nuclear testing more than thirty years ago. When he and his squad fly out to investigate the call, they find an injured man who claims that the rookie was his attacker-and suddenly a nuclear explosion blasts the sky!
Presented in English for the first time!

THOR EPIC COLLECTION TP GOD OF THUNDER
 Pull up a seat to the beginning of one of the greatest tales of modern myth: the epic saga of the Mighty Thor! While vacationing in Norway, Dr. Donald Blake discovered a strange, gnarled cane. Upon striking it, a shower of lightning rained down - and the hobbled doctor found himself transformed into Thor, God of Thunder! In these pages, you'll journey across the Rainbow Bridge to Eternal Asgard - and meet Lord Odin, Heimdall, Balder and Thor's evil half-brother, Loki, for the first time. And to top it off, the mythological origins of Asgard are revealed in fan-favourite backup features! 
Collecting JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY (1952) #83-109.
USAGI YOJIMBO SAGA TP VOL 01
 Celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of Stan Sakai's beloved rabbit ronin, Dark Horse proudly presents Miyamoto Usagi's epic trek along the warrior's path in a new series of deluxe compilations, beginning with over 600 pages of Usagi's essential adventures. Collects Usagi Yojimbo Vol. 2 #1-#16 and Vol. 3 #1-#6!
WALT DISNEY UNCLE SCROOGE HC VOL 02 7 CITIES OF GOLD
 This is the Scrooge story famous for providing Steven Spielberg and George Lucas with inspiration for parts of Raiders of the Lost Ark. Carl Barks delivers another superb collection of clever plot twists, laugh-out-loud comedy, and all-around cartooning brilliance.
WONDER WOMAN COMP NEWSPAPER DAILIES HC VOl 1
 Just a few years after she burst into comic books, the world's most famous female superhero starred in her own daily newspaper strip written and drawn by the same creative team that produced the comic book: William Moulton Marston and Harry G. Peters. It all starts on Paradise Island where Amazonian women rule supreme and no men are allowed. Led by Princess Diana, their way of life is about to change when Steve Trevor, a wounded American soldier, washes up on their shores. Soon, Diana-rechristened Wonder Woman-is off to America, where the saga continues!
X-FILES CLASSICS SEASON ONE HC VOL 01

The X-Files Classics continues with the adaptations of the first season by Topps Comics. Included in this collection are "Pilot Episode," "Deep Throat," "Squeeze," "Conduit," and "Ice." 




No comments:

Post a Comment

Don't worry! Your comments will appear soon