PREVIEWS: FEB19

Order by 27/02/2019

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ASCENDER #1

(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Dustin Nguyen (CA) Dustin Nguyen

"THE HAUNTED GALAXY," Part One Powerhouse creative team JEFF LEMIRE and DUSTIN NGUYEN launch an all-new sequel series to DESCENDER with the launch of ASCENDER!   Set ten years after the conclusion of DESCENDER's storyline, magic has taken the place of machinery and the rules are very different indeed... Mila, the daughter of Andy and Effie from DESCENDER, spends her days exploring the lonely wilds of the planet Sampson and trying to stay out of the clutches of the evil disciples of the all-powerful vampire witch known only as Mother. But, like her parents, Mila doesn't like to play by the rules, and when a certain robot pal of her dad's shows up, nothing will ever be the same! With all the scope and heart of the sci-fi classic DESCENDER, LEMIRE and NGUYEN reunite to take readers on an unforgettable fantasy quest!

$3.99 €3.79

ASSASSIN NATION #2

(W) Kyle Starks (A) Erica Henderson (CA) Erica Henderson

Someone's trying to kill Boss Rankin! After the shoot-out in his loft, the remaining assassins have accepted his offer to be his private security force. There's no way anyone tries to knock him off now, is there? There is?! Are more people going to die? Probably!

$3.99 €3.79

AUNTIE AGATHAS HOME FOR WAYWARD RABBITS #6 (OF 6)

(W) Keith Giffen (A) Benjamin Roman (CA) Benjamin Roman

MINISERIES FINALE Sawyer and the gang get the upper hand on J. Jackson Jackson's two goons. Fearing the relentless attacks won't stop, Sawyer must decide on what to do with them once and for all. This might not end well for anyone.

$3.99 €3.79

BLACK MONDAY MURDERS #9

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Tomm Coker (CA) Tomm Coker

NEW STORY ARC "WHAT ABOUT WYNN" The last arc of THE BLACK MONDAY MURDERS begins with the origin story of the world's greatest witch. Every issue of this last arc will be double-sized!

$4.99 €4.74

BLACKBIRD TP #1

(W) Sam Humphries (A) Jen Bartel (CA) Jen Bartel

Included in Tor.com's Best Comics of 2018 Included in Book Riot's Best Comics of 2018 "Much like BARTEL's art, the world of BLACKBIRD thrums with a fantastical undercurrent, and the moments when it spills through to the surface are supremely satisfying." -KELLY SUE DeCONNICK (BITCH PLANET) Nina Rodriguez knows there's a hidden magical world run by ruthless cabals hiding in Los Angeles. And when a giant magic beast kidnaps her sister, Nina must confront her past (and her demons) to get her sister back and reclaim her life. Perfect for fans of SYFY's The Magicians, the CW's Riverdale, and THE WICKED + THE DIVINE-don't miss the first collection of the smash-hit neo-noir fantasy series from fan-favorite writer SAM HUMPHRIES (Harley Quinn, Nightwing) and red-hot artist JEN BARTEL (Black Panther, Mighty Thor)! Collects BLACKBIRD #1-6

$16.99 €16.14

CRIMINAL #4

(W) Ed Brubaker (A) Sean Phillips (CA) Sean Phillips

A breathtaking single-issue story finds Ricky Lawless caught in the grip of violence and double cross after a robbery. As always, CRIMINAL contains back page art and articles only found in the single issues.

$3.99 €3.79

CURSE WORDS SPRING HAS SPRUNG SPEC #1

CVR A BROWNE (ONE-SHOT)

(W) Charles Soule (A) Ryan Browne (CA) Ryan Browne

Spring is in the air, which means it's time for the final seasonal CURSE WORDS special! This ends an unofficial trilogy begun with the Winter and Summer specials, telling the story of the greatest, most tragic love story in all of comics: Wizord and Ruby Stitch. Watch, read, glory, exult as love blooms... and then it all goes to hell. Read this one, and you'll finally know why we called our book CURSE WORDS.

$3.99 €3.79

CURSE WORDS SPRING HAS SPRUNG SPEC #1

CVR B NORTON (ONE-SHOT)

(W) Charles Soule (A) Ryan Browne (CA) Mike Norton

Spring is in the air, which means it's time for the final seasonal CURSE WORDS special! This ends an unofficial trilogy begun with the Winter and Summer specials, telling the story of the greatest, most tragic love story in all of comics: Wizord and Ruby Stitch. Watch, read, glory, exult as love blooms... and then it all goes to hell. Read this one, and you'll finally know why we called our book CURSE WORDS.

$3.99 €3.79

DIE #5

CVR A HANS

(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Stephanie Hans (CA) Stephanie Hans

END OF STORY ARC "FANTASY HEARTBREAKER," Conclusion It was never going to be okay. Wait, wrong book.

$3.99 €3.79

DIE #5

CVR B MACK

(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Stephanie Hans (CA) David Mack

END OF STORY ARC "FANTASY HEARTBREAKER," Conclusion It was never going to be okay. Wait, wrong book.

$3.99 €3.79

EAST OF WEST TP #9

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Nick Dragotta (CA) Nick Dragotta

The penultimate trade collecting the fan-favorite story of love at the end of the world.   Collects EAST OF WEST #39-42

$16.99 €16.14

ECLIPSE #14

(W) Zack Kaplan (A) Giovanni Timpano (CA) Giovanni Timpano

A rebellious criminal gang holds the city's solar electricity hostage, forcing our disillusioned heroes Bax and Cielo to gather their wills for one final showdown between the city's self-interested leaders and the last person left alive with an immunity to the sun.

$3.99 €3.79

EVOLUTION #16

(W) James Asmus (A) Joe Infurnari (CA) Joe Infurnari

The beginning of the end! As Kavallis, Hannah, and Abe converge on Los Angeles, the Bug begins to fight back.

$3.99 €3.79

EXORSISTERS TP #1

(W) Ian Boothby (A) Gisele Lagace (CA) Gisele Lagace

Included in Book Riot's Best Comics of 2018   Did you sign a deal with the devil? Has a loved one been dragged to Hell? Then Kate and Cate Harrow should be the first ones you call for timely soul removal at a reasonable rate. This collection is perfect for fans of case-solving procedurals like Veronica Mars, Netflix's Jessica Jones, and the CW's Supernatural, and introduces readers to the Harrows, who have to deal with the end of the world, fallen angels, demon worshipping ex-boyfriends, and their Mother.    Collects EXORSISTERS #1-5

$16.99 €16.14

FAIRLADY #1

CVR A BALBONI & LOUISE

(W) Brian Schirmer (A) Claudia Balboni (CA) Claudia Balboni

SERIES PREMIERE Every fantasy epic ends with a war. But what happens when the war is over? After posing as a man to join the army, Jenner Faulds returns home to The Feld for a new start as a "Fairman"-a specially licensed private investigator. But sexism didn't end on the battlefield, and as the only "Fairlady," Jenner gets stuck with the cases nobody else wants. Hitting the streets to solve The Feld's overlooked mysteries, Jenner finds that the smallest cases hide the biggest secrets. Writer Brian Schirmer, artist Claudia Balboni (Star Trek), and colorist Marissa Louise team up for FAIRLADY-an all-new series with the procedural case-solving of Magnum, P.I. and Fables, but set in a vibrant, RAT QUEENS-like high fantasy world. Plus, this-and every-issue contains a complete 30-page story!

$3.99 €3.79

FAIRLADY #1

CVR B LOTAY

(W) Brian Schirmer (A) Claudia Balboni (CA) Tula Lotay

SERIES PREMIERE Every fantasy epic ends with a war. But what happens when the war is over? After posing as a man to join the army, Jenner Faulds returns home to The Feld for a new start as a "Fairman"-a specially licensed private investigator. But sexism didn't end on the battlefield, and as the only "Fairlady," Jenner gets stuck with the cases nobody else wants. Hitting the streets to solve The Feld's overlooked mysteries, Jenner finds that the smallest cases hide the biggest secrets. Writer Brian Schirmer, artist Claudia Balboni (Star Trek), and colorist Marissa Louise team up for FAIRLADY-an all-new series with the procedural case-solving of Magnum, P.I. and Fables, but set in a vibrant, RAT QUEENS-like high fantasy world. Plus, this-and every-issue contains a complete 30-page story!

$3.99 €3.79

FARMHAND #7

(W) Rob Guillory (A) Rob Guillory (CA) Rob Guillory

Andrea Jenkins struggles with her father's erratic behavior, as Jedidiah clings to what's left of his crumbling legacy. Meanwhile, an unexpected visitor points to a frightening future for the residents of Freetown.

$3.99 €3.79

FREEZE TP #1

(W) Dan Wickline (A) Phillip Sevy (CA) Phillip Sevy

A mysterious global event has left the entire human population frozen-all except Ray, and only he has the power to unfreeze them. Now, with the fate of the world in his hands, he must figure out what's going on and how to set things right again. But does everyone really deserve to be saved? Collects THE FREEZE #1-4

$12.99 €12.34

GASOLINA #17

(W) Sean Mackiewicz (A) Niko Walter (CA) Niko Walter

"QUE SERÁ, SERÁ" In a small town not on any map, a gunfight erupts that will change the course of the war against Los Queridos... and Amalia is greatly outnumbered.

$3.99 €3.79

GIDEON FALLS #12

(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Andrea Sorrentino (CA) Andrea Sorrentino

NEW STORY ARC "STATIONS OF THE CROSS," Part One The hottest series of 2018 returns from the creative team that BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS said "will go down as one of the greatest comic teams of all time!" After the mind-blowing events of the second arc, our story heads right through the looking glass back to Gideon Falls, 1886! Once there, a Father Burke must help catch a vicious killer named... Norton Sinclair? And when the killer can travel through time (and space), readers are in for a wild ride.

$3.99 €3.79

GIDEON FALLS TP #2

ORIGINAL SINS

(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Andrea Sorrentino (CA) Andrea Sorrentino

Included in Forbes' Best Graphic Novels of 2018 Included in WIRED Magazine's Favorite End-of-Year Books, 2018 "This comic really is amazing... This is two guys at the top of their game." -MARK MILLAR The mystery deepens in the second volume of the runaway bestselling series by New York Times bestselling and Eisner Award-winning writer JEFF LEMIRE (DESCENDER) and ANDREA SORRENTINO, the acclaimed creative duo behind Green Arrow and Old Man Logan. As the reclusive and troubled young man NORTON becomes more immersed in his quest for the secret of the legendary Black Barn, washed-up Catholic priest FATHER FRED unravels the secret behind a series of grisly murders. The psychological dread-inducing terror of Netflix's The Haunting of Hill House collides with the unsettling atmosphere of Twin Peaks in this addictive new series. Collects GIDEON FALLS #7-11

$16.99 €16.14

GUNNING FOR HITS #4

(W) Jeff Rougvie (A) Moritat (CA) Moritat

While Martin makes two business trips and an important phone call, Cook tries to sabotage him, Slade spins his web, Diane and Billy fight, shots ring out and, as usual, Melch drinks and speaks the truth. Plus: don't miss this issue's background feature and Spotify playlist.

$3.99 €3.79

HACK SLASH OMNIBUS TP #6

(W) Michael Moreci (A) Emilio Laiso (CA) Stefano Caselli

Okay, so maybe Volume 5 WASN'T the last omnibus! What can we say, there was so much more HACK/SLASH to tell! Cassie Hack, lost and broken after the death of Vlad, must find her new place in the world... and kill a whole lot more monsters! Another hefty brick of critically acclaimed horror goodness that contains the previously uncollected SECRET ORIGIN OF VLAD! Collects HACK/SLASH: SON OF SAMHAIN #1-5, HACK/SLASH:  RESURRECTION #1-12, HACK/SLASH: ME WITHOUT YOU (ONE-SHOT), and bonus features

$34.99 €33.24

HARDCORE #5

(W) Andy Diggle (A) Alessandro Vitti (CA) Dan Panosian

MINISERIES FINALE Back on American soil, Drake comes face-to-face with the man who betrayed him. He has only minutes before the Hardcore expires-and his life along with it. But Drake only needs a little time to unload a LOT of bullets.

$3.99 €3.79

HIT-GIRL SEASON TWO #3

CVR A FRANCAVILLA

(W) Kevin Smith (A) Pernille Orum (CA) Francesco Francavilla

"IN SENSURROUND!" Someone's butchering movie execs, and Hit-Girl's getting the blame. Her blood-soaked L.A. adventures have caught the attention of an old enemy-one who's ready for a little trip out west to seek revenge.

$3.99 €3.79