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Comic books December 2008

  • Issue #0A
    Wormwood Gentleman Corpse Down the Pub (2008) 0A

    Cover by Ben Templesmith. Ben Templesmith (w & a & c) The Gentleman Corpse himself introduces two little-known tales from the past, as well as an all-new story in this special one-shot featuring 28 pages of beer-stained art and story from Eisner Award- and Horror Guild-nom'd writer/artist/gadfly Ben Templesmith (Welcome to Hoxford). Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #0B
    Wormwood Gentleman Corpse Down the Pub (2008) 0B

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    Limited Variant Cover by Ben Templesmith. Ben Templesmith (w & a & c) The Gentleman Corpse himself introduces two little-known tales from the past, as well as an all-new story in this special one-shot featuring 28 pages of beer-stained art and story from Eisner Award- and Horror Guild-nom'd writer/artist/gadfly Ben Templesmith (Welcome to Hoxford). Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1B-1ST
    Wyatt Earp The Justice Riders TPB (2008 Moonstone) 1B-1ST

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    David Palumbo Cover (Book Market Edition) - 1st printing. Written by Richard Dean Starr. Art by Dan Doughtery. Wyatt Earp, Geronimo, Belle Starr, Annie Oakley, and The Cisco Kid! This wide-vision graphic novel teams up these five legendary characters for the first time anywhere! Wyatt Earp - a deliberate man whose word is his bond, finds himself paying back an old debt, but his sense of duty might just cost him his life! Geronimo - this proud warrior wants to right a terrible wrong, at any price! Belle Starr - a rough-and-tumble outlaw, hell-bent on finding her lost fiancé! Annie Oakley - the men she's after are about to learn a bloody lesson from one of history's deadliest shots! And the Cisco Kid - he's riding with Wyatt Earp's band of immortals to exact a final, terrible revenge! Featuring an introduction by Wyatt Earp himself, the actor who portrayed Billy Claibourne in the classic film Tombstone, and a namesake of the legendary lawman! Softcover, B&W. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #36
    X-Factor (2005 3rd Series) 36

    Written by PETER DAVID Penciled by LARRY STROMAN Cover by BOO COOK X-Factor manages to track down Darwin, but will they be able to rescue him before the mysterious Karma organization completes their experiments? And with it's forces stretched so thin, can our mutant heroes stand up to the U.S. government when it decides to place Siryn and her unborn child in 'protective custody'? 32 PGS./Rated T+ Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    X-Factor TPB (2007-2013 3rd Series) By Peter David 5-1ST

    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "The Only Game in Town!" Collects X-Factor (2005 3rd Series) #28-32 and X-Factor: Quick and Dead (2008). Written by PETER DAVID. Art by PABLO RAIMONDI and VALENTINE DE LANDRO. Cover by Pablo Raimondi. Following the events of Messiah Complex, X-Factor Investigations is in shambles. Jamie is a basket case from his trip to a nightmarish future, Layla's fate is completely in the air, and Wolfsbane has to leave the team to join X-Force, though none of her friends can know about it. What will Wolfsbane tell the X-Factor team? What are they going to do about Layla? How is Jamie coping with his guilt? Get onboard here for X-Factor's brand-new direction! Hardcover, 144 pages, full color. Cover price $15.99.

  • Issue #8
    X-Force (2008 3rd Series) 8

    Old Ghosts: Part 2 of 4 - Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST & CRAIG KYLE Pencils & Cover by MIKE CHOI The Vanisher now possesses the one thing that can kill every mutant on the planet. Guess who just made X-Force's hit list? The hunt begins in Japan, but Wolverine and his team aren't the only ones after him. And in an attempt to make peace with the blood on his hands, Warpath goes to visit his brother's grave...but what he finds when he arrives means the killing has just begun. 32 PGS./Parental Advisory Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    X-Men Angel Revelations TPB (2008 Marvel Knights) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects Angel: Revelations (2008) #1-5.

    Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA. Art and cover by ADAM POLLINA.

    Warren Worthington III has it made. A senior at St. Joseph's Prep, he's smart, tall, handsome, and rich; a star both on the field and in the classroom. All the girls want to date him, all the guys want to be him. There's just one problem...Warren's changing. Something's happening to his body - humps have started to grow under his shoulder blades, and they're getting bigger and more painful every day. See the never-before-told origin of one of the X-Men's five founding members, and his first encounter with an unsolvable, unrelenting evil...the Hunter.

    Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN), with groundbreaking art by Adam Pollina (X-FORCE), who returns with a vengeance to the X-Men!

    Softcover, 120 pages, full color.

    Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1
    X-Men First Class Giant Size (2008) 1

    Written by JEFF PARKER & ROGER LANGRIDGE Penciled by MICHAEL CHO, ROGER LANGRIDGE, NICK KILISLIAN, DEAN HASPIEL, DAVID WILLIAMS & JEFF PARKER Cover by JEFF PARKER, KEVIN NOWLAN & BRAD ANDERSON Just in time for Halloween, The Beast starts conducting investigations into his own 'X' files around the world! Are there aliens among us- or things even weirder? Featuring special guest-star artists and classic material too! And emboldened by the safety net of Nowlan inks, Parker even drew the cover! 48 PGS./Rated A Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #217
    X-Men Legacy (2008 Marvel) 217
    Published Dec 2008 by Marvel.

    Original Sin : Part 2 - Written by MIKE CAREY Penciled by SCOT EATON Cover by MIKE DEODATO & RICHARD ISANOVE 'After his bruising encounter with Cyclops and Emma Frost, Professor X is forced to revisit the biggest challenge and the biggest failure of his career: Logan. But the layers of lies hide one last, deadly secret which goes back to the days of the X-Men's founding, and the Professor's timing couldn't possibly be worse... 32 PGS./Rated T+ Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #2
    X-Men Magneto Testament (2008) 2

    Written by GREG PAK Art by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC The latest from the Marvel Knights line! The definitive origin story of one of Marvel's greatest icons continues as young Magneto, a Jewish boy in Hitler's Germany, travels to Berlin with his father in a desperate attempt to secure protection from the Nazi menace. What new rules and skills must father and son learn to survive in this insane new world? And will those lessons be enough to save their family on the Night of Broken Glass? 32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Parental Advisory ...$3.99 Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #2
    X-Men Manifest Destiny (2008) 2

    Written by Mike Carey, Skottie Young & Chris Yost. Art by Michael Ryan, Dan Panosian, Paco Diaz & Victor Olazaba. Cover by Humberto Ramos & Brian Reber. Mike Carey's Iceman saga continues as things take a dark turn for Bobby Drake with the emergence of an old, deadly foe of the X-Men. Will this spell disaster for our hero or a new chapter in the history of this original X-Man? Also, Emma Frost as you've never seen her before. And find out what Boom Boom has been up to since NEXTWAVE! 48 PGS./Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    X-Men Onslaught The Complete Epic TPB (2007-2008 Marvel) 4-1ST

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    Volume 4 - 1st printing. Collects Fantastic Four (1961-1996 1st Series) #416, X-Men #56-57, Onslaught: Marvel Universe (1996), Cable (1993-2002 1st Series) #36, Uncanny X-Men #337, Onslaught: Epilogue (1997), Iron Man (1996 2nd Series) #6 & X-Men: Road to Onslaught (1996). Written by TOM DEFALCO, SCOTT LOBDELL, MARK WAID, JEPH LOEB and LARRY HAMA. Art by CARLOS PACHECO, ANDY KUBERT, JOE BENNETT, BERNARD CHANG, JOE MADUREIRA, RANDY GREEN, JIM LEE, WHILCE PORTACIO and RYAN BENJAMIN. Cover by ADAM KUBERT. The final onslaught is ON! Mutantdom's mightiest telepaths are forced to turn on one of their own, because Professor X's evil side won't stand for any more repression! The world's greatest hero teams gird for battle against one of their deadliest enemies, and when the smoke clears, not only will some of them not still be standing, they won't be there at all! The X-Men are left to take the blame for over a dozen dynamic disappearances, leading the man called Bastion to lay the groundwork for their NEXT crisis! But even if Onslaught is purged from this world, can a reborn world say the same? Guest appearances galore, plus step-by-step details on where the turning point of the 1990s began and ended! Softcover, 256 pages, full color. Cover price $29.99.

  • Issue #1
    X-Men Original Sin (2008) 1

    Original Sin: Part 1 - Written by MIKE CAREY & DANIEL WAY. Penciled by MIKE DEODATO & SCOT EATON. Cover by MIKE DEODATO & RICHARD ISANOVE. WHAT IS THE SECRET REASON WOLVERINE JOINED THE X-MEN? The X-Men event of the fall begins in this one-shot! For years, Logan has been a man without a past, whose memories existed only as conflicting fragments. And Charles Xavier has been a master of his own mind and others. Now the tables are turned, and as WOLVERINE struggles to rescue his son, DAKEN, from the evil and darkness that have consumed him, PROFESSOR X comes face-to-face with the most terrifying secret of all! Beginning here and continuing in the pages of X-MEN LEGACY and WOLVERINE: ORIGINS this month and next, ORIGINAL SIN is sure to turn your expectations on their head! This issue also includes a reprint of "First Night" by Chris Claremont & John Bolton from Classic X-Men #1. 48 PGS./Parental Advisory Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1A
    X-Men Worlds Apart (2008) 1A

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    Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST Penciled by DIOGENES NEVES Cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL Over the course of her life, STORM has been many things: A thief. A goddess. An X-Man. A Wife. A Queen. But not until now have these roles come into conflict. When a mutant commits a mysterious murder in Wakanda, Storm takes it upon herself to investigate. And what she discovers will force her into a position where she must choose: Will she stand with the X-Men or with her husband? Writer Chris Yost (X-FORCE, NEW X-MEN) and up-and-coming artist Diogenes Neves bring you this first part of a limited series that will change Storm forever... 32 PGS./Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1B
    X-Men Worlds Apart (2008) 1B

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    Wizard World Texas 2008 Limited Edition Sketch Variant Cover by J. Scott Campbell. Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST Penciled by DIOGENES NEVES. Over the course of her life, STORM has been many things: A thief. A goddess. An X-Man. A Wife. A Queen. But not until now have these roles come into conflict. When a mutant commits a mysterious murder in Wakanda, Storm takes it upon herself to investigate. And what she discovers will force her into a position where she must choose: Will she stand with the X-Men or with her husband? Writer Chris Yost (X-FORCE, NEW X-MEN) and up-and-coming artist Diogenes Neves bring you this first part of a limited series that will change Storm forever... 32 PGS./Rated T+

  • Issue #2A
    Xena vs. Army of Darkness What Again (2008) 2A

    Cover by Miguel Montenegro. Brandon Jerwa, Elliott Serrano (W), Miguel Montenegro (A) What, more? Oh right, issue #2 of the sequel to the surprise (none more than us, I tell you what!) 'hit' cross-over series! And it takes two writers to put this together? Serious? Whatever it takes, I guess... In all (heh!) seriousness, Jerwa and Serrano continue to amaze as they are again joined by artist Miguel Montenegro for a time-spanning, thrill-inducing, literary (no, really) adventure! Featuring two covers by series artist Miguel Montenegro! Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #2B
    Xena vs. Army of Darkness What Again (2008) 2B

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    Cover by Miguel Montenegro. Brandon Jerwa, Elliott Serrano (W), Miguel Montenegro (A) What, more? Oh right, issue #2 of the sequel to the surprise (none more than us, I tell you what!) 'hit' cross-over series! And it takes two writers to put this together? Serious? Whatever it takes, I guess... In all (heh!) seriousness, Jerwa and Serrano continue to amaze as they are again joined by artist Miguel Montenegro for a time-spanning, thrill-inducing, literary (no, really) adventure! Featuring two covers by series artist Miguel Montenegro! Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #6-1ST
    Yakari GN (2006-2008 Cinebook) 6-1ST

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    Volume 6 - 1st printing. "Yakari in the Land of the Wolves!" Tormented Wolf, a warrior from Yakari's tribe, has an obsession - to take his revenge on the wolf who attacked and injured him three winters before. Yakari has crossed the path of Three Legs. He is afraid, but a dream and the intervention of Great Eagle, his totem, encourage him to join the wolves. He will earn the trust of the pack's leader! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 48 pages, full color. Cover price $11.95.

  • Issue #2
    Yeti vs Vampire (2008) 2

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    by Miles Gunter & Kelsey Shannon The Yeti has been captured by the Vampire's dirtbag werewolf posse and transported via death chopper to her castle keep in Milan. Now he is bound in electric chains, surrounded by a horde of freakoid monster minions. But what does the vampire have in store for the Yeti? And what's up with the giant mummified alligator wanting to play fetch with a steel skull? Featuring a back cover image by Ryan Ottley, the artist for Image Comics' Invincible! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #8
    Young Liars (2008) 8

    Written by David Lapham Art and cover by David Lapham From the red dust planes of Mars to the hopping party grounds of Midwest trailer parks, this arc will take the YOUNG LIARS in a direction you never saw coming! The only thing standing between us and complete brain takeover is a lonely little alien girl obsessed with the nighttime radio programming of glam rocker Danny Duoshade. ? 32 pg, FC ? MATURE READERS Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Young Liars TPB (2008-2010 DC/Vertigo) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Daydream Believer!" Collects Young Liars (2008) #1-6.

    Story and art by David Lapham.

    From the creator of Stray Bullets comes this rip-roaring, hardcore urban adventure comic! When young Sadie gets a bullet lodged in her brain, it sets her group of friends on an insane ride where nothing is what it seems!

    Featuring an introduction by rockstar and Eisner Award-winner Gerard Way!

    Softcover, 144 pages, full color. MATURE READERS

    Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #7A
    Young X-Men (2008) 7A

    Cover by Ben Oliver. X-Men: Manifest Destiny tie-in - Written by Marc Guggenheim. Pencils by Ben Oliver. Cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson. MANIFEST DESTINY TIE-IN The Young X-Men have a brand new line-up... but one of them isn't a mutant! And doesn't know it! Secrets are revealed and discovered in this self-contained issue perfect for new readers and fans of the new Manifest Destiny X-Status Quo! 32 PGS./Rated T+ Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #7B
    Young X-Men (2008) 7B
    Published Dec 2008 by Marvel.

    Zombie Variant by Yardin. X-Men: Manifest Destiny tie-in - Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM Pencils by BEN OLIVER. MANIFEST DESTINY TIE-IN The Young X-Men have a brand new line-up... but one of them isn't a mutant! And doesn't know it! Secrets are revealed and discovered in this self-contained issue perfect for new readers and fans of the new Manifest Destiny X-Status Quo! 32 PGS./Rated T+ Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #1A
    Ythaq Forsaken World (2008 Marvel Soleil) 1A

    Cover by ADRIEN FLOCH. Written by CHRISTOPHE ARLESTON. Adaptation by PAUL BENJAMIN. Penciled by ADRIEN FLOCH. The first-ever English adaptation of the critically acclaimed European comic-book series from writer Christophe Arleston and artist Adrien Floch, a science-fiction epic adventure that has captivated readers around the world! In space, no one can hear you scream - even if you're screaming for help from deadly mercenaries while trying to survive a crash landing on a strange, new world! Battered by a cosmic storm, the space cruiser Comet's Mist falls toward an unknown planet. Only one man and two women survive: poetic technician Narvath, young and intrepid astronavigator Granite, and beautiful but unbearable and materialistic passenger Callista. Only fate knows what lies ahead. 64 PGS./Mature Cover price $5.99.

  • Issue #1B
    Ythaq Forsaken World (2008 Marvel Soleil) 1B

    Cover by ADRIEN FLOCH. Written by CHRISTOPHE ARLESTON. Adaptation by PAUL BENJAMIN. Penciled by ADRIEN FLOCH. The first-ever English adaptation of the critically acclaimed European comic-book series from writer Christophe Arleston and artist Adrien Floch, a science-fiction epic adventure that has captivated readers around the world! In space, no one can hear you scream - even if you're screaming for help from deadly mercenaries while trying to survive a crash landing on a strange, new world! Battered by a cosmic storm, the space cruiser Comet's Mist falls toward an unknown planet. Only one man and two women survive: poetic technician Narvath, young and intrepid astronavigator Granite, and beautiful but unbearable and materialistic passenger Callista. Only fate knows what lies ahead. 64 PGS./Mature Cover price $5.99.

  • Issue #22-1ST
    Zatch Bell! TPB (2005 Digest) 22-1ST

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    Volume 22 - 1st printing. Story and Art by Makoto Raiku. Awaken The Power Inside! Zatch, Kiyo and their friends are in their most dangerous predicament yet-inside the body of a mamodo so big, it could swallow a skyscraper! Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 192 pages, B&W NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #4
    Zero G (2008) 4
    Published Dec 2008 by Spacedog.

    written by Alex Zamm art Jason Badower color Annette Kwok cover Jason Badower & Annette Kwok Trapped on an asteroid that's on a direct collision course with Earth, our heroes warn NASA of the impending doom, but learn nothing can be done to stop the catastrophe from the ground. It's up to them to save humanity. In addition, NASA informs them of an amazing discovery - the asteroid follows the exact same path as the one that wiped out the dinosaurs 70 million years ago. Even more astounding, there are dozens of similar asteroids, spaced exactly 70 million years apart...all targeted at Earth! Atom and Evelyn speculate on who or what is launching these DNA missiles at our planet. Is Earth part of some eons-old experiment, or perhaps something more nefarious? Meanwhile, Atom and Evelyn, both infected with the alien DNA, continue to undergo mysterious physiological changes. As the countdown to destruction begins, our band of heroes race to destroy the asteroid, fend off vicious worms and make it off the rock alive. With action, mystery and horror all rolled into a tightly wound package of science fiction at its best, be sure to catch the exciting conclusion of issue 4 of 4 in the first ZERO G mini-series. 32pgs, FC $2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #9A
    Zombie Tales (2008 2nd Series) 9A

    Cover by Shane Oakley. by Kim Krizan, John R. Fultz & Jon Reed Oscar-nominated writer Kim Krizan returns to the pages of Zombie Tales with a sequel to issue one's 'Spring 2061,' about human resistance fighters in a world overrun by the undead! Also: 'The Last Hit,' a tale of gangsters and the underworld - the true underworld - by writer John R. Fultz! Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #9B
    Zombie Tales (2008 2nd Series) 9B

    Cover by Patrick Ballesteros. by Kim Krizan, John R. Fultz & Jon Reed Oscar-nominated writer Kim Krizan returns to the pages of Zombie Tales with a sequel to issue one's 'Spring 2061,' about human resistance fighters in a world overrun by the undead! Also: 'The Last Hit,' a tale of gangsters and the underworld - the true underworld - by writer John R. Fultz! Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #9A
    Zorro (2008 Dynamite Entertainment) 9A

    Cover by Matt Wagner. Matt Wagner (W) Caesar Razek (A) Matt Wagner's Zorro from Dynamite Entertainment continues! Following the opening origin arc (Zorro: Year One), Wagner continues to script, art direct and provide covers for our second story arc! This time out, we're welcoming artist Cesar Rezak to the team for this 6-issue arc! In issue #9, a new love interest is introduced as Zorro continues to be hounded by the military men that he's made to look so foolish and incompetent. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #9B
    Zorro (2008 Dynamite Entertainment) 9B

    Cover by Francesco Francavilla. Matt Wagner (W) Caesar Razek (A) Matt Wagner's Zorro from Dynamite Entertainment continues! Following the opening origin arc (Zorro: Year One), Wagner continues to script, art direct and provide covers for our second story arc! This time out, we're welcoming artist Cesar Rezak to the team for this 6-issue arc! In issue #9, a new love interest is introduced as Zorro continues to be hounded by the military men that he's made to look so foolish and incompetent. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #9C
    Zorro (2008 Dynamite Entertainment) 9C

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    Cover by Francesco Francavilla. Matt Wagner (W) Caesar Razek (A) Matt Wagner's Zorro from Dynamite Entertainment continues! Following the opening origin arc (Zorro: Year One), Wagner continues to script, art direct and provide covers for our second story arc! This time out, we're welcoming artist Cesar Rezak to the team for this 6-issue arc! In issue #9, a new love interest is introduced as Zorro continues to be hounded by the military men that he's made to look so foolish and incompetent. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #9D
    Zorro (2008 Dynamite Entertainment) 9D

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    Red Foil Cover. Limited to 80 copies. Includes Dynamite Entertainment Certificate of Authenticity. Cover by Francesco Francavilla. Matt Wagner (W) Caesar Razek (A) Matt Wagner's Zorro from Dynamite Entertainment continues! Following the opening origin arc (Zorro: Year One), Wagner continues to script, art direct and provide covers for our second story arc! This time out, we're welcoming artist Cesar Rezak to the team for this 6-issue arc! In issue #9, a new love interest is introduced as Zorro continues to be hounded by the military men that he's made to look so foolish and incompetent. Cover price $3.50.