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Comic books June 2008

  • Issue #2A
    Blood Bowl Killer Contract (2008) 2A

    Cover by Lads Helloven. by Matt Forbeck & Lads Helloven Welcome to the hyper-violent hilarity of Blood Bowl, the mini-series that puts the fantasy (as in elves, dwarves, orcs, and ogres) back into football! 'Retired' assassin Kalter Mörder seeks redemption for the only contract he ever blew when his team, the Bad Bay Hackers, battles the feared Dwarf Giants. Mörder finally gets his shot at star Giants blitzer Snazkazi Ungrim, and he's going to take it, no matter who else might die in the process! Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #2B
    Blood Bowl Killer Contract (2008) 2B

    Cover by Lads Helloven. by Matt Forbeck & Lads Helloven Welcome to the hyper-violent hilarity of Blood Bowl, the mini-series that puts the fantasy (as in elves, dwarves, orcs, and ogres) back into football! 'Retired' assassin Kalter Mörder seeks redemption for the only contract he ever blew when his team, the Bad Bay Hackers, battles the feared Dwarf Giants. Mörder finally gets his shot at star Giants blitzer Snazkazi Ungrim, and he's going to take it, no matter who else might die in the process! Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #2C
    Blood Bowl Killer Contract (2008) 2C

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    Cover by Lads Helloven. by Matt Forbeck & Lads Helloven Welcome to the hyper-violent hilarity of Blood Bowl, the mini-series that puts the fantasy (as in elves, dwarves, orcs, and ogres) back into football! 'Retired' assassin Kalter Mörder seeks redemption for the only contract he ever blew when his team, the Bad Bay Hackers, battles the feared Dwarf Giants. Mörder finally gets his shot at star Giants blitzer Snazkazi Ungrim, and he's going to take it, no matter who else might die in the process! Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #21
    Blood N Thunder (Pulp Fanzine 2002) 21

    Fanzine featuring articles covering Pulps, Movies, and Old-Time Radio. Edgar-winning author Francis M. Nevins makes his Blood n Thunder debut with an overview of John Lawrences excellent Marquis of Broadway series, which ran in Dime Detective during the 30s and 40s. Dime Detective contributor, J.-J. des Ormeaux (Forrest Rosaire), laments the passing of the ultra-hard-boiled Black Mask style in Farewell to Bang! Bang!, an insightful look at pulp-fiction craftsmanship that originally appeared in a 1940 issue of Writers Digest. Old-Time Radio historian Martin Grams Jr. is back with Part Two of his exhaustive study of The Adventures of Sam Spade, chronicling the tumultuous events that led to the blacklisting of star Howard Duff and the programs fall from grace. 28 pages, B&W Cover price $6.00.

  • Issue #26
    Blue Beetle (2006 DC 2nd Series) 26

    Written by Jai Nitz Art by Mike Norton & Trevor Scott Cover by Zach Howard A special extra-sized Spanish-language issue, with the English script as bonus material! Blue Beetle takes Traci 13 to his family reunion, and having your girlfriend meet your family can be tough, especially when she's the only guest who doesn't speak Spanish! To make matters worse, two people have uncovered Jaime's secret identity - and one of them is the Parasite! ? 40 pg, FC Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Bluesman HC (2008) 1-1ST
    Published Jun 2008 by NBM.

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    1st printing. Written by Rob Vollmar. Art by Pablo Callejo. This story is structured like a traditional twelve bar blues song, with three sections each made of four chapters. It follows blues musician Lem Taylor's harrowing journey across Arkansas of the late twenties, hunted for a crime he didn't commit. He and his blues companion find a gig in a "juke" outside a small town. Their music takes it by storm leading even to a well connected man offering a recording session. However, that night, they accept the invitation of two ladies to go home with them, a fatal mistake, as one of the ladies' lover is a white man who happens to belong to a powerful bootlegging family. The result is a triple murder with only Lem and his lady friend left standing. Hardcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 208 pages, B&W. Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #2
    Bomb Queen (2008 5th Series) 2

    story JIMMIE ROBINSON art & cover JIMMIE ROBINSON 'THE DIVINE COMEDY,' Part Two-Bomb Queen's city of crime is set to explode. Overpopulation has exhausted the town's supplies, citizens are on the edge of revolt, and our villainous Queen makes some drastic cuts - literally. With everything at the breaking point, any new problem could set the city ablaze. Enter the supreme superhero, WHITE KNIGHT! ? 32 PAGES ? FC ? RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #8
    Booster Gold (2007 DC 2nd Series) 8

    Blue and Gold: Part 3 of 6 - Written by Geoff Johns & Jeff Katz Art and cover by Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund Booster and Beetle come face-to-face with the all-new, all-different Freedom Fighters as time continues to crash down around them. Can a makeshift super-team really stop Maxwell Lord and his O.M.A.C.s? Plus, the continuing evil machinations of Supernova and Black Beetle! ? 32 pg, FC Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #4
    Boy Who Made Silence (2008) 4

    Story, Art and Cover by Josh Hagler. Returning home from his isolating first day back at school, deaf boy Nestor Gudfred discovers his house is actually a defunct bed and breakfast for strange transients along Route 66. In his own bedroom, Nestor comes face to face with Peter'n'Charlie, a wisecracking, upside-down cat-headed visitor, with whom only Nestor can communicate. Among other things, they discuss Esme, the girl who saved Nestor's life and becomes the focus of Nestor's new obsession. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #19
    Boys (2006) 19
    Published Jun 2008 by DC/Dynamite.

    I Tell You No Lie, G.I.: Part 1 of 4 - by Garth Ennis & Darick Robertson Wee Hughie sits down with The Legend to get the lowdown on the Boys and their enemies from the very beginning. All will be revealed, or at least that's what Hughie's expecting - who started it all, who did what to whom, why the Twin Towers are still up and the Brooklyn Bridge is down. Meanwhile, Butcher and the others meet their sparring partners, and deep down in the bowels of their hovering headquarters, Annie and A-Train discover the Seven's darkest secret! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #0
    BPRD The Ectoplasmic Man (2008) 0

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    Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), and Ben Stenbeck (A) On sale June 25 FC, 32 pages $2.99 One-shot This one-shot comic tells the origin of Johann Kraus-corresponding with Johann's appearance in the 2008 feature film Hellboy II: The Golden Army. The Ectoplasmic Man is the ideal introduction to one of the most peculiar members of the remarkable Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #1
    BPRD War on Frogs (2008) 1

    Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), Herb Trimpe (A), and Dave Stewart (C) Legendary artist Herb Trimpe (The Incredible Hulk) joins regular B.P.R.D. writer John Arcudi and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola for the first of four one-shots which pick up from the March-April B.P.R.D. feature on MySpace/Dark Horse Presents. These stories are set before the events of B.P.R.D.: The Black Flame, chronicling the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense's fight against the frog monsters. As the frog cult spreads across America, Roger the Homunculus returns to the site of the B.P.R.D.'s first clash with the frog creatures- the ruins of Cavendish Hall, where Hellboy, Abe, and Liz first encountered both the frogs and Rasputin (Hellboy: Seed of Destruction)- to track down the final pieces of the puzzle of the Cavendish family. Cavendish family puzzle solved! FC, 32 pages Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #12
    Brave and the Bold (2007 3rd Series) 12

    Written by Mark Waid Art by Jerry Ordway Cover by George Pérez It's all been leading up to this: Half of the DC Universe vs. Megistus! Superman, Supergirl, Green Lantern, Flash and a host of others fight to stop the alchemist pulling the strings since the beginning of the series. But will the combined powers of these heroes be enough to stop what has already begun? ? 32 pg, FC Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #7A
    Brit (2007 2nd Series Image) 7A

    story BRUCE BROWN art NATE BELLEGARDE & ANDY KUHN cover RYAN OTTLEY & KELSEY SHANNON edited by ROBERT KIRKMAN GUEST-STARRING INVINCIBLE! It's 'Invulnerable' versus 'Invincible' in a knockdown, drag-out brawl to end them all! Two heroes - one old enough for social security, one not old enough to drink - forced against each other. It's a story of strip clubs, giant robots and the terror from a transdimension! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #7B
    Brit (2007 2nd Series Image) 7B

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    Variant "Connecting" Cover by David Williams. The David Williams covers to Invincible #50, Brit #7 and Astounding Wolf-Man #5 connect to form one image.
    story BRUCE BROWN art NATE BELLEGARDE & ANDY KUHN edited by ROBERT KIRKMAN GUEST-STARRING INVINCIBLE! It's 'Invulnerable' versus 'Invincible' in a knockdown, drag-out brawl to end them all! Two heroes - one old enough for social security, one not old enough to drink - forced against each other. It's a story of strip clubs, giant robots and the terror from a transdimension! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #3
    Buddha Story of Enlightenment (2008) 3

    Deepak Chopra's comic book interpretation of his New York Times best-selling novel continues as Prince Siddartha is at the cusp of adulthood and the peak of his physical strength. Poised to succeed his fathers' rule, he must first face a series of trials to prove his ability to lead and strike fear in the hearts of his subjects. But will the young prince be able to commit the ultimate act of violence, killing another man, or will his path lead him towards something greater? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #15A
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2007 Season 8) 15A

    Cover by Jon Foster - Wolves at the Gate: Part 4 of 4 - Drew Goddard (W), Georges Jeanty (P) Andy Owens (I), Michelle Madsen (C). Having traveled from her base in Scotland, Buffy ventures to the heart of Japan in order to reclaim her stolen scythe, in Drew Goddard's conclusion to Wolves at the Gate. Along the way, Buffy and the legion of Slayers join forces with the irresistible Dracula to defeat a tight-nit group of nefarious vampires, in which the Slayers suffer a massive hit. The celebrated Buffy Season Eight continues with Joss Whedon as executive producer, with Georges Jeanty (The American Way) as series artist, and Jon Foster on covers. Written by acclaimed television scribe Drew Goddard! FC, 40 pages Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #15B
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2007 Season 8) 15B

    Cover by George Jeanty - Wolves at the Gate: Part 4 of 4 - Drew Goddard (W), Georges Jeanty (P) Andy Owens (I), Michelle Madsen (C). Having traveled from her base in Scotland, Buffy ventures to the heart of Japan in order to reclaim her stolen scythe, in Drew Goddard's conclusion to Wolves at the Gate. Along the way, Buffy and the legion of Slayers join forces with the irresistible Dracula to defeat a tight-nit group of nefarious vampires, in which the Slayers suffer a massive hit. The celebrated Buffy Season Eight continues with Joss Whedon as executive producer, with Georges Jeanty (The American Way) as series artist, and Jon Foster on covers. Written by acclaimed television scribe Drew Goddard! FC, 40 pages Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #2
    Burn (2008 Arcana Studios) 2

    by Scott Sanders & Camilla d'Errico Now that Burn's world has collapsed, he finds himself a walking machine, a living genetic abomination. Burn's reality exists now only in his mind, imprisoned in his own subconscious, struggling to find answers. The mechanical monster, Shoftiel, controls the body like a puppet master, marching the boy across the desert towards a new city. Burn walks the path of destruction trying desperately to stop the sentient Shoftiel from killing any more people, but can he succeed? Can a mere child, a boy, find the strength to overcome a machine programmed to hate and kill all humans? Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Burnout GN (2008 DC/Minx) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Rebecca Donner. Art and cover by Inaki Miranda. When Danni and her mom move in with her mom's alcoholic boyfriend, Danni develops a fierce crush on Haskell, her soon-to-be stepbrother. Desperate and confused, Danni wrestles with what she's willing to sacrifice as she confronts first love, family secrets and the politics of ecoterrorism set against the lush backdrop of the Pacific Northwest. Author Rebecca Donner is also a playwright, screenwriter/director and sings in a rock band. She's currently working on her third novel. Artist Inaki Miranda's beautifully detailed illustrations have appeared in the multiple Eisner Award-winner FABLES and in 2000 A.D. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 176 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #75
    Burroughs Bulletin SC (1990) New Series 75

    Art by Ned Dameron. Fanzine published for the benefit of the Burroughs Bibliophiles. Tarzan Stories and articles. Feature on "Marcia of the Doorstep". Softcover 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 36 Pages B&W. Cover price $7.00.

  • Issue #2A
    Cable (2008 2nd Series) 2A

    Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI. Messiah Complex Aftermath - Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Pencils by ARIEL OLIVETTI A new ongoing series spinning out of the decade's biggest X-Men event! The future of mutantkind continues here! There's only one thing worse than a heavily-armed man with murder on the brain. And that's several heavily-armed men, none of whom give a damn about Cable's mission to save mutantkind from total extinction. Meanwhile, Cable's newest enemy-Lucas Bishop-crawls back from bloody oblivion and tracks down his quarry the hard way: one brutal time jump after another. When Bishop finally catches up wit Cable, he's not going to be in the mood for small talk. It'll be kill first, ask questions later. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #2B
    Cable (2008 2nd Series) 2B

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    Variant Cover by David Finch. Messiah Complex Aftermath - Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Pencils by ARIEL OLIVETTI A new ongoing series spinning out of the decade's biggest X-Men event! The future of mutantkind continues here! There's only one thing worse than a heavily-armed man with murder on the brain. And that's several heavily-armed men, none of whom give a damn about Cable's mission to save mutantkind from total extinction. Meanwhile, Cable's newest enemy-Lucas Bishop-crawls back from bloody oblivion and tracks down his quarry the hard way: one brutal time jump after another. When Bishop finally catches up wit Cable, he's not going to be in the mood for small talk. It'll be kill first, ask questions later. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #2A
    Caliber (2008 Radical Comics) 2A

    Cover by Stanley Lau. by Sam Sarkar & Garrie Gastonny Seven years have passed. Arthur returns to Telecoma to reclaim his birthright, escorted by his Uncle and two cousins. Though prosperous, Telacoma is ruled by fear alone and acts of injustice have become an accepted part of everyday life. The shaman Whitefeather, lost and disillusioned with his search for the Lawbringer, still clings to the hope of finding the man whose destiny it is to wield the gun, Caliber. With heart pounding action/adventure mixed with fantasy, the legend of King Arthur comes anew to the Old American Northwest. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #2B
    Caliber (2008 Radical Comics) 2B

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    Variant Cover by Stanley Lau. by Sam Sarkar & Garrie Gastonny Seven years have passed. Arthur returns to Telecoma to reclaim his birthright, escorted by his Uncle and two cousins. Though prosperous, Telacoma is ruled by fear alone and acts of injustice have become an accepted part of everyday life. The shaman Whitefeather, lost and disillusioned with his search for the Lawbringer, still clings to the hope of finding the man whose destiny it is to wield the gun, Caliber. With heart pounding action/adventure mixed with fantasy, the legend of King Arthur comes anew to the Old American Northwest. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #37
    Captain America (2004 5th Series) 37

    The Death of Captain America Act 3: Part 1 of 6 - Written by ED BRUBAKER Pencils by STEVE EPTING & JACKSON Guice Cover by JACKSON GUICE ACT THREE OF 'THE DEATH OF CAPTAIN AMERICA' STORY BEGINS! With a new Cap now established, things go from bad to worse as the Red Skull makes an unexpected move for the very soul of America! And what was it that Sharon Carter saw at the end of the last issue? Act Three - The Man Who Bought America - begins here! By the most popular Cap team in years - Brubaker and Epting! 32 PGS./Rated T+ Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #1A-1ST
    Captain America The Chosen HC (2008 Marvel Knights) 1A-1ST

    1st printing. Collects Captain America: Chosen (2007) #1-6. Written by DAVID MORRELL. Art and cover by MITCH BREITWEISER. Marvel brings you a groundbreaking new vision of Captain America as you've never seen him, in this six-issue Marvel Knights mini-series in the vein of SPIDER-MAN: REIGN and SILVER SURFER: REQUIEM. Steeped in the life-or-death tension of insurrectionist combat, is the young Marine Corporal James Newsom really fighting side by side with Captain America, or is it all in his mind? And is Cap actually...dying? Includes the script to issue #1 and an introduction by David Morrell. Hardcover, 168 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #1B-1ST
    Captain America The Chosen HC (2008 Marvel Knights) 1B-1ST

    1st printing. Collects Captain America: Chosen (2007) #1-6. Written by DAVID MORRELL. Art and cover by MITCH BREITWEISER. Marvel brings you a groundbreaking new vision of Captain America as you've never seen him, in this six-issue Marvel Knights mini-series in the vein of SPIDER-MAN: REIGN and SILVER SURFER: REQUIEM. Steeped in the life-or-death tension of insurrectionist combat, is the young Marine Corporal James Newsom really fighting side by side with Captain America, or is it all in his mind? And is Cap actually...dying? Includes the script to issue #1 and an introduction by David Morrell. Hardcover, 168 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Captain America The Death of Captain America TPB (2008-2009 Marvel) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "The Death of the Dream!" Collects Captain America (2004-2011 5th Series) #25-30. Written by ED BRUBAKER. Art and cover by STEVE EPTING. Leaping from the final pages of CIVIL WAR, this is the biggest Cap story that Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting have yet to tell - guaranteed to stun readers and send shockwaves through the entire Marvel Universe! As repercussions ripple outward, the Winter Soldier finally chooses a side - his own. But what are the Red Skull and his minions up to behind the scenes? Softcover, 160 pages, full color. NOTE: "The quintessential American super hero is dead." - U.S. News & World Report Cover price $14.99.

  • Issue #5
    Captain Marvel (2007 6th Series) 5

    Secret Invasion tie-in - Written by BRIAN REED Penciled by LEE WEEKS Cover by ED MCGUINNESS The end is here. The truth of Mar-Vell's trip to the future is revealed once and for all. Brian Reed (MS. MARVEL) and Lee Weeks (INCREDIBLE HULK) bring the last chapter of Captain Marvel's saga to light as the Secret Invasion begins. 32 PGS./Rated A Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #5-DFSIGNED
    Captain Marvel (2007 6th Series) 5-DFSIGNED

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    Dynamic Forces Edition Signed by writer Brian Reed - Limited to 17 copies. Includes numbered Dynamic Forces Certificate of Authenticity. NOTE: Scan is for reference purposes only and does not reflect the actual edition number that will be received. Secret Invasion tie-in - Written by BRIAN REED Penciled by LEE WEEKS Cover by ED MCGUINNESS The end is here. The truth of Mar-Vell's trip to the future is revealed once and for all. Brian Reed (MS. MARVEL) and Lee Weeks (INCREDIBLE HULK) bring the last chapter of Captain Marvel's saga to light as the Secret Invasion begins. 32 PGS./Rated A Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #24
    Cartoon Network Action Pack (2006) 24

    Written by Arie Kaplan Art by Min S. Ku Cover by Travis Kotzebue & Mike DeCarlo Quiet on the set! Ben discovers movie magic can get a little too real! On sale April 9? 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #44
    Cartoon Network Block Party (2004) 44

    Written by Scott Cunningham, Robbie Busch and John Rozum Art by Robert Pope, Gary Fields, Scott Roberts, Jeff Albrecht and Scott McRae Cover by Stephanie Gladden Bloo will do anything to get out of his chores! Plus, Camp Lazlo and Dexter's Laboratory. ? 32 pg, FC Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #78
    Catwoman (2002 3rd Series) 78
    Published Jun 2008 by DC.

    Written by Will Pfeifer Art by David Lopez & Alvaro Lopez Cover by Adam Hughes Catwoman's way off the Hell Planet is set and ready to go, but first she'll have to deal with the villains she's crossed. And she's crossed a lot of villains. Line forms to the left...let's start with the bloodthirsty, claw-wielding, kill-happy Cheetah! ? 32 pg, FC Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Cereal Geek Animation of the Eighties SC (2007-2014 Busta Toons) 4-1ST

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    Volume 4 - 1st printing. The animated series of the 1980s are the subject of cereal:geek. The fourth issue covers horror in animation and details how this storytelling theme was used throughout the animated shows of the eighties. G.I. Joe, He-Man, Inhumanoids, Transformers, and even My Little Pony are just some of the shows analyzed for their darker content, whilst animation writers Flint Dille, Robert Lamb, and Larry DiTillio fondly remember their work on these shows. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 100 pages, full color. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #1
    Charlatan Ball (2008) 1

    story JOE CASEY art & cover ANDY SURIANO WELCOME TO THE BALL! Meet Chuck Amok, a down-and-out stage magician pumping the sleaze 'n' peanut circuit. When he and his trusty rabbit, Caesar, are transported to a reality where magic actually works... Chuck's showbiz compulsions take on a whole new meaning. But why was this wayward chucker picked? Only the vile Demon Empty knows for sure! Take your comic book rulebook and tear it up, y'all! This is graphic fiction on shrooms, True Believer! ? 24 PAGES ? FC ? Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #6
    Charlton Spotlight Magazine (2000) 6

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    Exploring the legacy of 20th-century publisher Charlton Comics Group. This special "All-Art and Comics" issue features vintage, unpublished, full-length E-Man and Michael Mauser stories by Joe Staton and Nick Cuti, with a new full-color cover by Joe Staton. The second half of the issue is a gallery of unpublished, obscure and rare Charlton art, photos and artifacts. Also, Part 5 of the Charlton Comics Checklist (1967-1971). Black and white; 68 pages. Cover by Staton. Cover price $7.95. Cover price $7.95.

  • Issue #25
    Checkmate (2006 DC 2nd Series) 25

    Written by Greg Rucka & Eric Trautmann Art by Joe Bennett & Jack Jadson Cover by Kalman Andrasovfsky 'Castling' concludes! Taking down Kobra's mass attack - a bid to bring forth the apocalyptic era of Kali Yuga - requires Checkmate to use their ops team of last resort: The Rooks! A 25th issue not to be missed! On sale April 23 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Cherise the Niece HC (2008) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By J.K. Benton. From the creator of the hugely successful It's Happy Bunny franchise, comes this little piece of work named Cherise, who may be, it turns out, a not-so-nice niece. In the tradition of Edward Gorey's The Gashlycrumb Tinies, Jim Benton's first adult picture book, with hilarious rhymes and illustrations, is a darkly comic masterpiece of the macabre. Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 8 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 48 pages, B&W. Cover price $10.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Chiggers GN (2008) 1-1ST
    Published Jun 2008 by Atheneum.

    1st printing. Story and art by Hope Larson. It's summertime, and 13-year-old Abby is at camp. It promises to be a great time - she's planning to spend a lot of time with her friend Rose, who is now a cabin assistant, and she'll be bunking with Beth, a girl she met the summer before. But Rose turns out to be too busy with her new cabin assistant duties to spend any time hanging out with Abby. And Beth seems to have developed a persona that's almost too cool for Abby to get. Then Shasta arrives on the scene. She's pretty, she's fun, and she enjoys exactly the same books and games Abby does. Unfortunately she also rubs Beth and Zoe, Abby's other cabinmate, the wrong way. What happens next will be familiar to any girl who's ever been torn between friendships. This is a classic summer camp story of the friendships and betrayals among girls that epitomizes what it's like to be female, nerdy, and adolescent in America. Softcover, 6-in. x 8 1/2-in., 170 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Chiggers HC (2008) 1-1ST
    Published Jun 2008 by Atheneum.

    1st printing. Story and art by Hope Larson. It's summertime, and 13-year-old Abby is at camp. It promises to be a great time - she's planning to spend a lot of time with her friend Rose, who is now a cabin assistant, and she'll be bunking with Beth, a girl she met the summer before. But Rose turns out to be too busy with her new cabin assistant duties to spend any time hanging out with Abby. And Beth seems to have developed a persona that's almost too cool for Abby to get. Then Shasta arrives on the scene. She's pretty, she's fun, and she enjoys exactly the same books and games Abby does. Unfortunately she also rubs Beth and Zoe, Abby's other cabinmate, the wrong way. What happens next will be familiar to any girl who's ever been torn between friendships. This is a classic summer camp story of the friendships and betrayals among girls that epitomizes what it's like to be female, nerdy, and adolescent in America. Hardcover, 6-in. x 8 1/2-in., 170 pages, B&W. Cover price $17.99.

  • Issue #15-1ST
    Chronicles of Conan TPB (2003-Present Dark Horse) 15-1ST

    Volume 15 - 1st printing. "The Corridor of Mullah-Kajar and Other Stories!" Collects Conan the Barbarian (1970-1993 Marvel) #116-121 and Conan the Barbarian Annual (1970-1980) #2. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, Roy Thomas, Larry Hama, and Len Wein. Art by John Buscema, Neal Adams, Vincente Alcazar, Yong Montano, Ernie Chan, and Bob McLeod. Following a legendary writer like Roy Thomas is no easy task, but J.M. DeMatteis (Justice League, Spider Man: Kraven's Last Hunt, Moonshadow) found himself doing just that when he collaborated with writer Len Wein on Conan #116-and then became the book's new regular writer with Conan #118! Dark Horse's latest Chronicles of Conan collects six issues from the regular series run, as well as the second Conan King-Size Annual. Readers will marvel at the strange new landscapes, creatures, and magical foes that DeMatteis brought to the series, while still getting a Roy Thomas fix with his "Phoenix on the Sword" adaptation from Conan Annual #2. Softcover, 192 pages, full color. Cover price $16.95.

  • Issue #9
    Civil War Chronicles (2007) 9

    Written by PAUL JENKINS, J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI & MARK MILLAR Penciled by RAMON BACHS, STEVE LIEBER, RON GARNEY & STEVE MCNIVEN Cover by MICHAEL TURNER Experience CIVIL WAR and its major tie-ins chronological order! The landscape of the Marvel Universe is changing, and it's time to choose: Whose side are you on? In CIVIL WAR: FRONT LINE #9, the betrayer among the Marvel heroes stands revealed, as war with Atlantis seems inevitable! And Speedball comes face-to-face with his accuser! In AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #537, Spider-Man embarks on what very well might be the most important offensive of the Civil War that's rocking the Marvel Universe. And in CIVIL WAR #6, Captain America's depleted forces have determined the secret of File 42, setting them on a last-ditch collision course with Iron Man and the Pro-Registration heroes! It's the beginning f the battle of the century - a conflict in which virtually every superhuman on Earth will be forced to choose a side to fight on! Collecting CIVIL WAR: FRONT LINE #9, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #537 and CIVIL WAR #6. 72 PGS./Rated T+ Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #SET-12
    Clamp No Kiseki Magazine/Collectable Chess Pieces (2005) SET-12

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    Volume 12 - Includes 3 Bonus Chess Pieces. To honor CLAMP's 15th anniversary, CLAMP no Kiseki: The Ultimate Collection features full-color pages, exclusive material, 6 pages of new, never-before-seen manga, and limited-edition collectible figures! This volume features an in-depth look at CLAMP's hits Tsubasa and The Legend of Chun Hyang. Softcover (Magazine), 9-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #3
    Clandestine (2008 2nd Series) 3

    Written by ALAN DAVIS Pencils & Cover by ALAN DAVIS Guest-starring the time-lost Excalibur! Anybody who loved Alan Davis's classic run on that series in the '90s will want to jump on board, because the Cross-Time Express is making its way through the dimension Newton Destine calls home, and it's bringing with it a trainload of trouble along with it! 32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #073
    Classic Marvel Figurine Collection (2007-2013 Eaglemoss) Magazine and Figure #073

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    Volume 73 - 1st printing. "Kang!" - NOTE: Includes Figurine. Measuring 3 ½"- 4" tall, each figurine is individually numbered, comes stamped with the Marvel official logo, and comes packaged in its own box. The magazine accompanying each figurine will provide a detailed history and background on the featured character, including exclusive images and interviews Slick card-stock cover, 20 pages, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., full color.

    Note: Due to packaging, condition of magazine may vary. Near-Mint Grade refers to the fact that the figurine is undamaged. Cover price $12.00.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Classics Illustrated HC (2007-2014 Papercutz) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "The Invisible Man!" Based on the story by H.G. Wells. Adapted by Rick Geary. One of the most gripping of H.G. Wells' science-fiction sagas, The Invisible Man is the story of a brilliant young scientist who impetuously experiments upon himself, and then becomes invisible and mad, imprisoned in a nightmare of his own making. A spellbinding and unforgettable fantasy, it also provides a lesson in the calamity that can result when knowledge is used toward a corrupt end. Eisner-Award winner Rick Geary's artwork captures the tragedy and irony of Wells' fascinating tale. Hardcover, 6 1/2-in. x 9 1/2-in., 64 pages, full color. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Clifton TPB (2006- Cinebook) 5-1ST

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    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "JADE!" By De Groot and Rodrigue. Translated by Luke Spear. Although he wants to take his Cub Scouts to Wales, Heron Melomane (a.k.a. Colonel Clifton) is forced to take them to Devonshire. The reason for this change of plan - a note in his letterbox stating that the Second World War isn't finished yet and signed AKC 666! Decrypted by his faithful housekeeper, Miss Partridge, the message sets up a mysterious meeting! This information piques the interest of the British Secret Service, and it's of course Clifton who is chosen to sort out this mess. But Clifton is unaware that MI5 sent a new agent to protect him. Just in case! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 48 pages, full color. Cover price $11.95.

  • Issue #4
    Clockwork Girl (2007) 4

    by Sean O'Reilly, Kevin Hanna & Grand Bond A nameless robot girl has recently been given the gift of life from her creator, while exploring the wonders of an ordinary world she meets an amazing mutant boy and they share a friendship that must overcome their warring families! Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #0-1ST
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    Volume 0 - 1st printing. "Stage 0: Entrance!" Based on the story by Ichirou Ohkouchi and Goro Taniguichi. Art by Mamoru Iwasa. In the year 2010, the Holy Empire of Britannia declared war on Japan, renaming the conquered archipelago "Area 11." As a boy, Lelouch vowed to crush his own government, but seven years later he's accepted that he can't change anything. That is, until he meets a mysterious young woman who gives him the power to change the world! Softcover, 5-in x 7 1/2-in., 210 pages, Text (with B&W Chapter Illustrations). Cover price $8.99.