Comic Book New Releases September 24

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  • Issue #1-1ST
    30 Years of WrestleMania HC (2014 Brady Games) 1-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Brady Games.

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    1st printing. Celebrate 30 Years of WrestleMania with this comprehensive look back at the biggest annual event in sports-entertainment! 30 Years of WrestleMania provides an in-depth coverage of WWE's WrestleMania from its inception to the current day. Relive each exciting match with detailed information and an in-depth discussion of each WrestleMania event. Get a behind the scenes look at all the historic matches, exclusive interviews with Superstars, never-before-seen shots, and much more! Hardcover, 9-in. x 11-in., 208 pages, full color. Cover price $30.00.

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    Accel World GN (2014 Yen Press Digest) 1-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Yen Press.

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Written by Reki Kawahara. Art and cover by Hiroyuki Aigamo. From bullied to Burst Linker, one boy grasps his true destiny in this manga adaptation of the mega-popular and award-winning futuristic series! No matter how much the times change, bullied kids aren't going anywhere. And overweight junior high school student Haruyuki is one of them. One day, Haruyuki encounters Kuroyukihime, the most beautiful and elegant girl at school, who gives him a mysterious program: "Brain Burst" - and the secret of the "Accelerated World." He may be at the bottom of the food chain at school, but Haruyuki and his destiny begin to "accelerate" with incredible speed in the virtual realm as he aims for the top! Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 192 pages, B&W. Cover price $13.00.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    All the Wrong Questions HC (2012 LB&C) By Lemony Snicket 3-1ST
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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "Shouldn't You Be in School?" Written by Lemony Snicket. Art and Cover by Seth. Is Lemony Snicket a detective or a smoke detector? Do you smell smoke? Young apprentice Lemony Snicket is investigating a case of arson but soon finds himself enveloped in the ever-increasing mystery that haunts the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea. Who is setting the fires? What secrets are hidden in the Department of Education? Why are so many schoolchildren in danger? Is it all the work of the notorious villain Hangfire? How could you even ask that? What kind of education have you had? Maybe you should be in school? Hardcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 272 pages, Text (with PC Chapter Illustrations). Cover price $16.00.

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    Amazing Spider-Man Great Power TPB (2014 Marvel) Epic Collection 1-1ST
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    1st printing. Collects Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998 1st Series) #1-17 and ANNUAL #1, and material from Amazing Fantasy (1962) #15. Written by Stan Lee. Art by Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby. Cover by Steve Ditko. In 1962, in the pages of a comic book slated for cancellation, Stan Lee and Steve Ditko gave birth to one of the most enduring icons in American popular culture: the Amazing Spider-Man! Turning the concept of a super hero on its head, they imbued the young, guilt-ridden Peter Parker with the fantastic powers of an arachnid and the fantastic pressures of an everyday teenager. The combination was pure magic. Now, you can leap into Spider-Man's web-slinging world from the very beginning, including the tragic origin that started it all; the first appearances of the Daily Bugle and J. Jonah Jameson; and the debut of classic villains including the Green Goblin, Dr. Octopus, the Sandman, the Vulture and Electro! Softcover, 504 pages, full color. Cover price $34.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1970s HC (2014 TwoMorrows) 1-1ST
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    1st printing. Jason Sacks and Keith Dallas coordinate this volume on the 1970s, covering all the pivotal moments and behind-the-scenes details of the emerging Bronze Age! You'll get a year-by-year account of the most significat publications, notable creators, and trends, including: the dawn of relevance with Denny O'Neil and Neal Adams' Green Lantern, Jack Kirby's Fourth World saga, revisions to the Comics Code, Jeantte Kahn's arrival at DC, the coming of Jim Shooter, and the arrival of the Direct Market. Hardcover, 288 pages, full color. Cover price $41.95.

  • Issue #6-1ST
    Are You Alice TPB (2013 Yen Press Digest) 6-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Yen Press.

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    Volume 6 - 1st printing. Written by Ikumi Katagiri. Art and Cover by Ai Ninomiya. A twist on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in which "Alice" is a boy whose "adventures" more closely resemble a gunfight! After barely surviving the Cheshire Cat's attack, Alice finds himself face-to-face with the sister from his dreams. He remembers sharing the name Alice with her, but the White Rabbit insists the girl's name is Maryanne. And to protect this "Maryanne," the White Rabbit is ready to do away with Alice for good! But when an unlikely ally intercedes, the demands made of Alice by his savior shock him most of all! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 192 pages, B&W. NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $13.00.

  • Issue #SET#1
    Ariol GN (2013- Papercutz) SET#1
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Papercutz.

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    Set Includes Volume 1-3 - Printings may vary - Written by Emmanual Guibert. Art and Cover by Marc Boutavant. Ariol is your average everyday donkey. He lives in the suburbs with his mom and dad. His best friend is a pig. He's in love with a beautiful cow in his class. His teacher is a dog. His gym teacher is a huge rooster. In short, Ariol is just like you and me! This new series from multiple-award-winning author Emmanuel Guibert is a hilarious adventure through recess, silly nicknames, gym class, and everything else life throws our way! Softcover (3 Volumes with cardstock slipcase), 6 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 372 pages (Total), full color. Cover price $38.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Art of Greg Spalenka HC (2014 Titan Books) 1-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Titan Books.

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    1st printing. A graduate of the prestigious Art Center College of Design, fantasy artist Greg Spalenka has been producing commercial and fine art for over 30 years. With a client list including film studios, magazines, newspapers and book publishers, his distinctive style is immediately recognisable and this book marries a celebration of Greg's body of work with instructional elements to inspire the reader. The book includes instructional elements for art students interested in pursuing a career in both fine and commercial art. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 176 pages, full color. Cover price $34.95.

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    Auteur TPB (2014 Oni Press) 1-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Oni Press.

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    1st printing. Collects Auteur (2014 Oni Press) #1-5. Written by Rick Spears. Art and cover by James Callahan. Fresh off the biggest bomb in Hollywood history, producer Nathan T. Rex enters a downward spiral of drugs and depravity in a quest to resurrect his career and save his soul. Over budget and behind schedule on PRESIDENTS DAY, he is backed into a corner by bad publicity, a crap project, and studio politics. But enlisting serial-killer-turned-murder-consultant Darwin, his trusty assistant Igor, narcotics from Doctor Love, and the lovely actress Coconut, T. Rex will stop at nothing in his quest for cinematic fame and glory. God help us all. Softcover, 144 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Barbarella HC (2014 Humanoids) Deluxe Edition 1-1ST
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    1st printing. Written by Jean-Claude Forest and Kelly Sue DeConnick. Art and cover by Jean-Claude Forest. Jean-Claude Forest's timeless erotic sci-fi classic - from which the cult-favorite movie of the same name stems from - is now available as a deluxe limited and numbered Coffee Table edition. Featuring a brand new, contemporary English-language adaptation by writer Kelly Sue DeConnick (Marvel's Captain Marvel, Avengers Assemble, Dark Horse's Ghost, Image's Pretty Deadly) and published in a beautiful duotone edition. Hardcover, 12-in. x 16-in., 72 pages, PC/PB&W (shades of blue, green, yellow, and purple). NOTE: Limited and numbered to 1200 copies only. Cover price $79.95.

  • Issue #SET#1
    Batman Death of the Family Book and Joker Mask Set HC (2014 DC Comics The New 52) SET#1

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    Includes Book and Mask - NOTE: Printing may vary. Written by Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV. Art and cover by Greg Capullo. This new collectors set includes the critically acclaimed tale DEATH OF THE FAMILY from the superstar #1 New York Times best-selling team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo. Now, this seminal Batman trade paperback graphic novel is paired with a replica hand-painted vinyl latex mask of The Joker that features sewn-on hair and a white elastic band. It's a must-have for any fan of Scott Snyder's groundbreaking work! Hardcover, 176 pages, full color. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Batman Gordon of Gotham TPB (2014 DC) 1-1ST
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    Published September 03, 2014 by DC.

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    1st printing. Collects Batman: Gordon of Gotham (1998) ##1-4, Batman: GCPD (1996) #1-4 and Batman: Gordon's Law (1996) #1-4. Written by Dennis O'Neil and Chuck Dixon. Art by Dick Giordano, Klaus Janson, and Jim Aparo. Cover by Klaus Janson. Jim Gordon, Gotham City's top cop, stars in this new collection of crime stories from the 1990s that stars the colorful, determined cops of Batman's home town. Softcover, 288 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #19-1ST
    Battle Angel Alita Last Order TPB (2003-Present Digest) 19-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Viz.

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    Volume 19 - 1st printing. Story and art by Yukito Kishiro. After years in the Scrapyard beneath the sky city of Tiphares, Alita ascends the orbital elevator into space, where she encounters twisted aliens, Martian warriors, an evil genius with four brains, a transdimensional warrior monk and more bizarre friends and foes in her fight to save her comrade Lou from the worst fate imaginable in this age of nanotech-powered immortality: permanent death. Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 208 pages, B&W. NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $10.99.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Before the Incal HC (2012 Humanoids) Classic Collection 1-REP
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Humanoids.

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    2nd and later printings. Written by Alejandro Jodorowsky. Art and Cover by Zoran Janjetov. Foreword by Jose Ladronn. New edition of the prequel to Mœbius and Jodorowsky's Sci-Fi masterpiece The Incal, this story cycle recounts the youth of John Difool and the adventures that propelled him into his encounter with the mighty artifact known as the Incal. Written by Alexandro Jodorowsky, who once again builds on the vast universe he has created and developed over many different titles, and drawn by European sensation Zoran Janjetov (The Technopriests), Before The Incal is compiled here into a single volume. Hardcover, 7-in. x 10-in., 304 pages, full color. Cover price $44.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Bird and Squirrel GN (2012- Scholastic) 2-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Scholastic Press.

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "On Ice!" Story and art by James Burks. Bird and Squirrel are back and ready for adventure! After Bird and Squirrel crash land in the South Pole during a raging blizzard, a penguin named Sakari thinks Bird has come to rid her village of a hungry Killer Whale. But when Squirrel finds out that Bird will actually be fed to the Killer Whale as a sacrifice, they hatch a crazy plan to escape. With good timing, a little luck, and help from Sakari, they just might make it out alive. Or they might end up as whale food! Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $8.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Bramble HC (2014 Humanoids) Deluxe Edition 1-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Humanoids Publishing.

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    1st printing. Written by Jean-David Morvan. Art and cover by Nesmo. When a mysterious, giant of a man arrives in a vast steampunk megalopolis, death walks beside him, leaving a trail of corpses in their wake. It's up to a dysfunctional police investigator to find the strange giant and stop him before the bodies pile even higher. An ecological detective story told amid a backdrop of fantasy and science-fiction, from prolific creator Jean-David Morvan (Magnetic Press's NAJA) and artist Nesmo. Hardcover, 10-in. x 13-in., 144 pages, full color. Cover price $29.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Captain Midnight TPB (2014 Dark Horse) 3-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Dark Horse.

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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "For a Better Tomorrow!" Collects Captain Midnight (2013 Dark Horse) #8-11. Written by Joshua Williamson. Art by Fernando Dagnino. Cover by Felipe Massafera. Since he traveled seventy years into the future, Captain Midnight has been attacked by supervillains, Nazis, and assassins. Tired of being on the defensive, he's taking the fight to his enemies. But since his return, he hasn't slowed down, and it's about to catch up with him. He's a man on a mission, but will he be able to handle the truth? A key title in Dark Horse's new superhero initiative! Written by Joshua Williamson (Ghosted, Masks and Mobsters, Uncharted)! Softcover, 112 pages, full color. Cover price $14.99.

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    Cat Dad King of the Goblins GN (2014 Koyama Press) 1-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Koyama Press..

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    1st printing. Like visiting Narnia with a sugar rush. Miri and Luey have a dilemma. Their dad's been turned into a cat and their closet is a garden full of goblins. There is only one thing for them to do - grab their friend Phil the frog and dive headfirst into a wild, woolly, and wacky adventure. Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 48 pages, full color. Cover price $12.00.

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    Chronicles of Hate HC (2014 Image) 1-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Image.

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    1st printing. Story and art by Adrian Smith. An art event that will shatter your expectations of what the medium can offer is being exclusively released in this over-sized hardcover. In a world where the sun is frozen and the moon burns, an unlikely hero rises to free the Earth Mother from her chains. His path lies in shadows, his enemies' legion. Hardcover, 8-in. x 12-in., 156 pages, B&W. Cover price $29.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Crow Pestilence TPB (2014 IDW) 1-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by IDW Publishing.

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    1st printing. Collects Crow: Pestilence (2014 IDW) #1-4. Written by Frank Bill. Art by Drew Moss. Cover by James O'Barr. Juarez, Mexico. A young boxer, Salvador, refuses to take a fall, but has no problem taking a vicious drug gang's pay-off. When they take their lethal revenge on Salvador and his family, he returns as THE CROW, in search of vengeance... and forgiveness. Softcover, 104 pages, full color. Cover price $17.99.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    D-Frag GN (2014 Seven Seas Digest) 2-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Seven Seas.

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. Story and art by Tomoya Haruno. Kazama Kenji thinks he's a delinquent. He's got the look, the style and the attitude to match - he even has a second-rate entourage of sorts. Deep down, however, Kazama is a good-hearted kid who finds himself and his loyal gang in over their heads when they stumble upon the Game Creation Club. The club's formidable members, Chitose, Sakura, Minami, and Roka, are four girls who he might actually be attracted to if they weren't so freaking weird. The girls claim to have otherworldly powers which they use to defeat Kazama's gang and force him to join their offbeat club. Can Kazama resist the girls' bizarre charms and return to some semblance of a normal, everyday life - or is it "game over" for our hapless hero? Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 192 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.99.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Dance in the Vampire Bund: The Memories of Sledge Hammer GN (2013 Digest) 3-1ST
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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. Story and art by Nozomu Tamaki. Three months have passed since Princess Mina, queen of all vampires, has recaptured the Bund. The damage inflicted to vampire/human relations runs deep, but a peaceful postwar restoration is now underway. Yet appearances can be deceiving. Somebody is trying to kill government liaison Reiko Gotoh, but her lycanthrope bodyguard, Seiji Hama, is nowhere to be found. The mystery of Hama's whereabouts can only be solved by examining the past, when the ill-fated couple first met. The past may be the key to saving Gotoh in the present - and to the future of the Vampire Bund itself! Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 192 pages, B&W. Cover price $13.99.

  • Issue #29B-1ST
    Doc Savage SC (2006- Double Novel) 29B-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Nostalgia Ventures.

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    Bama Variant Cover - Volume 29 - 1st printing. "The Mental Wizard!" and "The Secret of the Su!" Written by Lester Dent. Art by Paul Orban. Cover by James Bama. The pulp era's greatest superhero seeks the lost secrets of Atlantis in two action-packed novels by Lester Dent. First, deep in the Amazon, Doc Savage is drawn into the weird mystery of "The Mental Wizard" in his quest for a lost kingdom and the incredible creature known only as "Z." Then, plunging into the Everglades the Man of Bronze races against Doctor Light and his Nazi agents in a desperate search for "The Secret of the Su." Next, Doc confronts "The Society Amazonia" and their murderous conspiracy to create a New World Order controlled by women, in a lost 1943 Doc Savage radio adventure by Edward Gruskin. Plus, a new 16-page section with exclusive commentary by James Bama and art historian Brian M. Kane! Softcover, 144 pages, text with B&W chapter illustrations. Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Doctor Who Engines of War SC (2014 Broadway Novel) 1-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Broadway.

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    1st printing. By George Mann. The first original novel featuring the War Doctor, portrayed by John Hurt in the Doctor Who 50th-anniversary special! The Great Time War has raged for centuries, ravaging the universe. On the outer rim of the Tantalus Eye, human colonies are overrun by Dalek occupation forces. A weary, angry Doctor leads a flotilla of Battle TARDISes against the Dalek stronghold but amid the carnage, the Doctor's TARDIS crashes to a planet below: Moldox. As the Doctor is trapped in an apocalyptic landscape, he meets Cinder, a young Dalek hunter. Their struggles to discover the Dalek plan take them from the ruins of Moldox to the halls of Gallifrey and set in chain events that will change everything. And everyone. Softcover, 5-in. x 8-in., 256 pages, Text Only. Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Doctor Who K-9 Light and Sound Figurine and Book Kit (2014 Running Press) 1-1ST
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    1st printing. This kit will appeal to millions of dedicated fans of the sci-fi TV phenomenon Doctor Who. The kit includes a miniature figurine of K-9 the robotic canine. Includes audio of K-9's catchphrase, "Affirmative!" and light-up eyes. Both features are activated by a button. Batteries included. Plus, a 48-page book on Doctor Who and K-9, featuring full-color photos throughout. Includes figurine and mini book. Cover price $12.95.

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    Doctors GN (2014 Fantagraphics) 1-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Fantagraphics.

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    1st printing. Story and art by Dash Shaw. This new graphic novel from acclaimed cartoonist Dash Shaw (Bottomless Belly Button, BodyWorld, New School) is his most taut book to date. Doctorsfocuses on death, bereavement and knowing when to let go. Part science-fiction thriller, part family drama, part morality play for the 21st century, and quite possibly Shaw's best book to date. Softcover, 6-in. x 8-in., 96 pages, full color. Cover price $16.99.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Ex Machina TPB (2014 DC/Vertigo) Deluxe Edition 3-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by DC/Vertigo.

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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. Collects Ex Machina (2004-2010) #21-29, Ex Machina: Inside the Machine (2007), and Ex Machina Special (2006) #3. Written by Brian K. Vaughan. Art by Tony Harris and John Paul Leon. Cover by Tony Harris. Mayor Hundred faces difficult decisions regarding New York City's drug laws. But will a string of brazen robberies and a shocking suicide affect the Mayor's policy? And in a story set during the blackout of 2003, the mayor must deal with a city gone dark. Softcover, 272 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Fatale TPB (2012-2014 Image) 5-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Image.

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    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "Curse of the Demon!" Collects Fatale (2012 Image) #20-24. Written by Ed Brubaker. Art by Sean Phillips and Elizabeth Breitweiser. The final book in ED BRUBAKER and SEAN PHILLIPS's best-selling horror-noir epic. The secrets of the immortal Femme Fatale and her adversary come to light before their final explosive confrontation. Softcover, 144 pages, full color. MATURE READERS Cover price $14.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Flash Omnibus HC (2014 DC) By Carmine Infantino 1-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by DC.

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Flash Comics (1940-1949 DC) #104, Showcase (1956-1978) #4, 8, 13 and 14 and Flash (1959-1985 1st Series DC) #105-132. Written by Robert Kanigher. Art by Carmine Infantino. Cover by Carmine Infantino and Joe Kubert. This massive title collects the earliest Silver Age adventures of The Flash, including the origin of the Scarlet Speedster, the first appearances of his sidekick, Kid Flash, fellow detective The Elongated Man, plus his battles against the Trickster, the Weather Wizard, Mirror Master, Mr. Element, Reverse Flash, Captain Boomerang, Captain Cold and Gorilla Grodd. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 864 pages, full color. Cover price $99.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Forever Evil Argus TPB (2014 DC Comics The New 52) 1-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by DC.

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    1st printing. Collects Forever Evil: Argus (2013) #1-6. Written by Sterling Gates. Art by Philip Tan. Cover by Mikel Janin. In this action-packed epic collected from the 6-issue miniseries tying into FOREVER EVIL, the villains have killed the Justice League and decimated A.R.G.U.S.'s headquarters! Only Steve Trevor and the surviving A.R.G.U.S. agents can pick up the pieces and save the civilian populace from unthinkable evil! Softcover, 144 pages, full color. Cover price $14.99.

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    Forever Evil Blight TPB (2014 DC Comics The New 52) 1-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by DC.

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    1st printing. Collects Justice League Dark (2011) #24-29, Phantom Stranger (2012 DC) #14-17, Constantine (2013 DC) #9-12, Trinity of Sin: Pandora (2013 DC) #6-9. Written by J. M. DeMatteis and Ray Fawkes. Art and cover by Mikel Janin. After a battle between the three Justice Leagues, the heroes of the DC Universe have all gone missing! With the unspeakable evil known as Blight unleashed upon the world, it's up to the Justice League Dark, Swamp Thing, Pandora and the Phantom Stranger to try and stop them from destroying everything around them. Softcover, 400 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Forever Evil Rogues Rebellion TPB (2014 DC Comics The New 52) 1-1ST
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    1st printing. Collects Forever Evil: Rogues Rebellion (2013) #1-6 and Flash (2011) 23.3A: ROGUES. Written by Brian Buccellato. Art by Patrick Zircher. Cover by Scott Hepburn. The Rogues call no man boss, but the threat of the Crime Syndicate isn't leaving them much choice! Will they fall in line, or refuse and risk certain death? How can the Rogues take on the Crime Syndicate together? Softcover, 160 pages, full color. Cover price $16.99.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Girls Und Panzer GN (2014 Seven Seas Digest) 2-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Seven Seas.

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. Written by Girls. Art and cover by Ryouichi Saitaniya. You may have heard of kung fu, but the girls at Oarai High School practice gun-fu - really, really big 75mm gun-fu, in fact. It's called Sensha-do, and it's the martial art of operating armored tanks! They take it seriously too, and since winning the national Sensha-do championship is such a huge deal at Oarai, they sometimes go to extreme ends in order to get the best students from Panzer class to sign up. They may not be on the half-track to fame and fortune, and maybe a few of them would rather shop for tank tops than become tops in tanks, but once their focus is locked and loaded, they're absolutely driven. Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 180 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Graphic Novel Classroom SC (2014 Skyhorse) POW!erful Teaching and Learning from Images 1-1ST
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    1st printing. By Maureen Bakis. Every teacher knows that keeping adolescents interested in learning can be challenging; The Graphic Novel Classroom overcomes that challenge. In these pages, you will learn how to create your own graphic novel in order to inspire students and make them love reading. Create your own superhero to teach reading, writing, critical thinking, and problem solving! Secondary language arts teacher Maureen Bakis discovered this powerful pedagogy in her own search to engage her students. Readers will learn how to incorporate graphic novels into their classrooms. This all-encompassing resource includes teaching and learning models, text-specific detailed lesson units, and examples of student work. Softcover, 176 pages, B&W. Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Gremlins Gizmo Miniature Kit (2014 Running Press) 1-1ST
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    1st printing. Gremlins is a 1984 "horror comedy" produced by Steven Spielberg and directed by Joe Dante. The film is about a young man (Billy, played by Zach Galligan) who is given a pet "mogwai" as a gift. The creature is adorable but also dangerous. When wet or fed after midnight he spawns other mogwais who transform into destructive, evil Gremlins. Timed for the 30th anniversary of Gremlins, this gift-able kit for fans contains a plush doll of the movie's unforgettable, dangerously cute and cuddly star - Gizmo. Includes mini figurine and booklet. Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Grimm Fairy Tales Presents Age of Darkness TPB (2014 Zenescope) 3-1ST
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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. Collects Oz: Age of Darkness (2014), Wonderland: Age of Darkness (2014), and Godstorm: Age of Darkness (2014). The Age of Darkness is descending upon the Grimm Universe! All hell is about to break loose as the Dark Queen prepares to wage war on Earth and the four realms of power all at once. Can Sela, Robyn, Cross, Shang and the rest of the Realm Knights stop her in time or will the Queen finally get what she wants: Power over all things. Volume 3 of the epic Age of Darkness series is here! Softcover, 160 pages, full color. Cover price $15.99.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Guardians of the Galaxy TPB (2014 Marvel NOW) 2-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Marvel.

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Angela!" Collects Guardians of the Galaxy (2013 3rd Series) #4-10. Written by Brian Michael Bendis. Art and cover by Sara Pichelli. Spinning out of the dramatic conclusion of AGE OF ULTRON, dimensions collide and Heaven's most fearsome Angel arrives - and comes straight for the Guardians! Gamora, one of the galaxy's greatest warriors, holds a deadly secret that could bring down the entire team. And when Gamora battles Angela, the entire universe hangs in the balance! Then, the galaxy's most mismatched heroes find themselves at a crossroads when the effects of Infinity begin to rise. Can even the mysterious Angela's power help combat the fallout from Thanos' master plan? And what will it take for Star-Lord to betray the entire Marvel Universe? The biggest blockbuster hit of the year continues as artists Sara Pichelli and Francesco Francavilla climb aboard, and comics legend Neil Gaiman joins the team in this one-of-a-kind comic-book event! Softcover, 144 pages, full color. NOTE: The Guardians of the Galaxy starring Chris Pratt movie hits theatres August 2014. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Harley Quinn Vengeance Unlimited TPB (2014 DC) 1-1ST
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    1st printing. Collects Harley Quinn (2000-2004) #26-38. Written by A. J. Lieberman. Art by Mike Huddleston. Cover by Mike Huddleston and Troy Nixey. Harley attempts to balance psychiatry and her criminal activities - until she's suspected of murdering a police officer! Plus, Harley gains super powers! Softcover, 288 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic and Art SC (2014 Udon) 2-1ST
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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. Superstar Japanese idol Hatsune Miku and her fellow Vocaloids are back in this latest artwork & story collection! Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Vol.2 contains tribute artwork from well known and upcoming Japanese artists, plus comic strips, album covers, and more! All this, plus three exciting manga short stories featuring Miku and friends! Softcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Heart of Juliet Jones Dailies TPB (2008- Classic Comics Press) By Stan Drake 4-1ST
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    Volume 4 - 1st printing. "May 2, 1954 to August 3, 1958!" By Elliot Caplin and Stan Drake. With the fourth volume of our continuing series Stan Drake's The Heart of Juliet Jones we're taking a break on the daily storylines and will be delving into the Sunday strips, collecting Sunday storylines from the first Sunday - May 2, 1954 to August 3, 1958. For this volume we'll also be reprinting an interview with Drake, conducted by Shel Dorf that originally appeared in David Anthony Craft's Comics Interview, and more! Softcover (Horizontal Format), 11-in. x 8 1/2-in., 240 pages, B&W. NOTE: See also Mary Perkins on Stage TPB (2006). Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #SET#1
    Hip Hop Family Tree TPB (2013 Fantagraphics) SET#1
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Fantagraphics.

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    Includes Volume 1-2 (with Slipcase) - NOTE: Printings may vary. Story and art by Ed Piskor. To celebrate the resounding success of the first two volumes of Ed Piskor's history of Hip Hop, we are offering the two books along with an exclusive 24-page comic book specifically created for this boxed set inside a mind-blowingly colorful slipcase, drawn and designed by the artist. Piskor tells this story as a perfect parody/pastiche/homage to '90s Image comics. Softcover (2 Volumes with slipcase), 9-in. x 12-in., 224 pages (Total), full color. Cover price $59.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    How Star Wars Conquered the Universe HC (2014 Basic Books) 1-1ST
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    1st printing. By Chris Taylor. Veteran journalist Chris Taylor traces the series from the difficult birth of the original Star Wars film through its sequels, the franchise's death and rebirth, the prequels, and the preparations for a new trilogy. Providing portraits of the friends, writers, artists, producers, and marketers who labored behind the scenes to turn Lucas's idea into a legend, Taylor also jousts with modern-day Jedi, tinkers with droid builders, and gets inside Boba Fett's mask, all to find out how Star Wars has attracted and inspired so many fans for so long. Hardcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 448 pages, Text. Cover price $28.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    I Am Albert Einstein HC (2014 Dial Books) Ordinary People Change World 1-1ST
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    1st printing. Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos. Never stop dreaming is the message of this fourth picture book in the lively, collectible biography series. Brad Meltzer, New York Times bestselling author, is on a mission to give kids the right role models. His engaging picture book series, playfully illustrated by comic book artist Christopher Eliopoulos, shares the stories of heroes in a way that will inspire every reader to strive for greatness. Such as the tale of Albert Einstein, who struggled in school and was called a foolish dreamer by one of his teachers, but whose dreaming led to a theory of relativity that showed us a whole new view of our universe. Hardcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 40 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $12.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    In the Shadows HC (2014 Scholastic) 1-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Scholastic Press.

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    1st printing. Written by Kiersten White and Jim Di. Art and cover by Jim Di. Told in an astonishing mix of art and words, In the Shadows collides past against future, love against evil, and hope against fear. Cora and Minnie are sisters living in a small, stifling town where strange and mysterious things occur. Their mother runs the local boarding house. Their father is gone. The woman up the hill may or may not be a witch. Thomas and Charles are brothers who've been exiled to the boarding house so Thomas can tame his ways and Charles can fight an illness that is killing him with increasing speed. Their family history is one of sorrow and guilt. They think they can escape from it - but they can't. Arthur is also new to the boarding house. His fate is tied to that of Cora, Minnie, Thomas, and Charles. He knows what darkness circles them, but can't say why, and doesn't even know if they can be saved. Hardcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 384 pages, full color. Cover price $21.99.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Incal HC (2011 Humanoids) Classic Collection 1-REP
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    2nd and later printings. Written by Alexandro Jorodowsky. Art by Moebius. New edition of the bestselling Sci-Fi masterpiece by Mœbius and Jodorowsky, which recounts the trials and tribulations of lowly detective John Difool as he searches for the precious and coveted Incal. Foreword by Brian Michael Bendis. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 316 pages, full color. Cover price $44.95.

  • Issue #6-1ST
    Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus TPB (2013 Dark Horse) 6-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Dark Horse.

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    Volume 6 - 1st printing. Written by Kazuo Koike. Art by Goseki Kojima. Cover by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley. Yagy Retsud's quest to kill gami Itt has cost him three brave sons, countless warriors, and an eye. But Retsud has two illegitimate children, a son and a daughter who are nothing to Retsud but another sword and a vessel to carry a true heir to the Yagy?! The acclaimed classic by Kazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima. Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 696 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Covers HC (2014 IDW/Marvel) Artist's Edition 1-1ST
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    1st printing. Cover by Gil Kane. Marvel Comics is the home of some of the greatest and most iconic cover images in the history of comics. This unique Artist's Edition will feature an amazing "Best of" selection of gorgeous covers by a veritable who's who of the medium. From Neal Adams to Art Adams, Frank Miller to Jack Kirby, Jim Steranko to Jim Starlin, there has never been a book like this before and you are not likely to see its ilk again anytime soon! Hardcover, 12-in. x 17-in., 144 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #69-1ST
    Marvel Masterworks Deluxe Library Edition Variant TPB (2009) 69-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Marvel.

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    Volume 69 - 1st printing. "Thor: Book 5!" Collects Thor (1962-1996 1st Series - Journey Into Mystery) #131-140 and ANNUAL #2. Written by STAN LEE. Art and Cover by JACK KIRBY. A masterpiece of immortal action, cosmic scope and boundless drama, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's THOR marks a cornerstone of the Marvel Universe - and in this collection they kick their efforts up a cosmic notch! It begins when Thor is captured by Rigellian colonizers and pitted against Ego, the Living Planet! The action continues non-stop from there as Thor faces the High Evolutionary and his man-beasts, battles the Ulik the Troll in the under-earth menace's first appearance, and confronts the unstoppable Destroyer! There's a soft spot to these tales, too, as Thor struggles to reconcile his love for the mortal Jane Foster. And when Lady Sif returns, the cup runneth over with drama and delight! Softcover, 264 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Marvel Masterworks Thor TPB (2010- ) 5-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Marvel.

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    Volume 5 - 1st printing. Collects Thor (1962-1996 1st Series - Journey Into Mystery) #131-140 and ANNUAL #2. Written by STAN LEE. Art and Cover by JACK KIRBY. A masterpiece of immortal action, cosmic scope and boundless drama, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's THOR marks a cornerstone of the Marvel Universe - and in this collection they kick their efforts up a cosmic notch! It begins when Thor is captured by Rigellian colonizers and pitted against Ego, the Living Planet! The action continues non-stop from there as Thor faces the High Evolutionary and his man-beasts, battles the Ulik the Troll in the under-earth menace's first appearance, and confronts the unstoppable Destroyer! There's a soft spot to these tales, too, as Thor struggles to reconcile his love for the mortal Jane Foster. And when Lady Sif returns, the cup runneth over with drama and delight! Softcover, 264 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #7-1ST
    Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man TPB (2012 Digest) 7-1ST
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    Published September 24, 2014 by Marvel.

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    Volume 7 - 1st printing. Collects Ultimate Spider-Man Adventures (2012) #25-28. Featuring screen-capture images from MARVEL'S ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN The smash Disney XD hit webs its way right out of your TV! Scorpio and the Zodiac have taken over the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier! Now, Spider-Man and Nick Fury must put their differences aside and team up! Spider-Man is put on a S.H.I.E.L.D. security detail to protect J. Jonah Jameson from the Beetle, on the same day Mary Jane has an interview at the Daily Bugle! Spidey and the team sneak off to a desert island for a vacation! But it's hard to relax when the beach beneath your feet is the villainous Sandman! After Hulk falls sick with an alien infection caused by the Phalanx, Spider-Man, tries to hide him at his house! It's all-out action and excitement as the hit Disney XD TV show bursts off the screen and into your hands with these screen-capture adaptations! Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 88 pages, full color. Cover price $9.99.