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Image Comics and Top Cow Solicitations For May 2011

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Mon, 02/28/2011 - 14:49

Courtesy Image, here are solicits for May 2011:

ARTIFACTS #9 (of 13) – GEM OF THE MONTH
story RON MARZ
art JEREMY HAUN
cover A ERIC CANETE
cover B DALE KEOWN
cover C JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
MAY 25
40 PAGES / FC
$3.99
APOCALYPSE APPROACHES!
As the final act of Artifacts begins the lines have been drawn and the ultimate battle for the fate of the Top Cow Universe begins. The alliance formed by Sara Pezzini, bearer of the Witchblade and Jackie Estacado, host of The Darkness, has been battered to the edge of defeat. Meanwhile, the antagonist's machinations have gone exactly as planned and his bearers move to bring about Armaggedon to remake the world. One question remains… what role will Sara and Jackie's daughter Hope play in the end of the Universe?
PLUS: Each issue will also feature a Top Cow Origin backup written by RON MARZ and drawn by a superstar artist.
ALSO AVAILABLE
ARTIFACTS #4 TOP COW STORE B&W EXCLUSIVE VARIANT COVER BY WHILCE PORTACIO $10.00

'BREED III #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH
story JIM STARLIN
art & cover JIM STARLIN
MAY 11
32 PAGES/FC
$2.99
"BOOK OF REVELATIONS," Part One of Seven
After being attacked by some of his fellow 'Breed, Ray Stoner realizes he can no longer hide from what he is: a monster. He returns to the mystical city Elsewhere and discovers much has changed. The struggle he is unwillingly part of has become extremely more dangerous and the stakes astronomically higher.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

DRUMS #1 (of 4)
story EL TORRES
art ABE HERNANDO & KWAICHANG KRANEO
cover RAUL ALLEN
MAY 18
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"LET THE BATÁA SPEAK"
In our world there exists an ancient religion with many names and many disguises: Candomble, Palo Mayombe, Santeria... Voodoo. FBI agent Martin Irons is sent to investigate the sudden deaths of an entire gathering of followers at a ceremony, an assignment horrible enough before one of the mangled corpses rises and leads him on a sinister path. A new horror story with possesions, santeros, zombies... all set to the thunderous boom of drums!
OFFERED AGAIN
HAWAIIAN DICK, VOL. 1 TP
HAWAIIAN DICK, VOL. 2 TP

GLADSTONE'S SCHOOL FOR WORLD CONQUERORS #1
story MARK ANDREW SMITH
art & cover ARMAND VILLAVERT
MAY 25
40 PAGES / FC
$2.99
Welcome to Gladstone's School for World Conquerors, a top-secret academy for the children of the world's greatest super villains to learn the trade. Join us as Kid Nefarious, Mummy Girl, Martian Jones, Ghost Girl, and the infamous Skull brothers unearth the School's and their parents' hidden past.

 


OFFERED AGAIN:
AMAZING JOY BUZZARDS, VOL. 1 TP
NEW BRIGHTON ARCHEOLOGICAL SOCIETY, VOL. 1 OGN
TAG: SPECIAL 40-PAGE INTRODUCTORY ISSUE – ONLY $2.99!

LAST MORTAL #1 (of 4)
story JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV
art & cover RASHAN EKEDAL
MAY 25
38 PAGES / FC
$2.99
Alec King is a born loser. A small time criminal who has never succeeded at anything in life and whose fear of failure has crippled him. When his only friend, Brian, the brains and charm of their two-man operation, convinces Alec to help him with a hit contract on a mayoral candidate his life unravels to rock bottom. But sometimes we need to hit rock bottom to begin the climb towards a better day…
OFFERED AGAIN:
ECHOES #1 (current printing)
ECHOES #2
ECHOES #3
ECHOES #4
ECHOES #5

MORIARTY #1
story DANIEL COREY
art & cover ANTHONY DIECIDUE
MAY 11
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"THE DARK CHAMBER," Part One
It is the dawn of World War I, and Sherlock Holmes has been dead for 20 years. Holmes' enemy — Professor James Moriarty — is a lost man. MI5 blackmails Moriarty into finding Holmes' long-lost brother, Mycroft, but what at first appears to be a routine case leads to a web of intrigue that involves a psychic box and its creator, a woman from Moriarty's past, and a new villain that threatens to be greater than Moriarty ever was!
MORIARTY is a new science fiction-noir starring the nefarious Professor Moriarty, arch nemesis of Sherlock Holmes, written by DANIEL COREY, with art by ANTHONY DIECIDUE and letters by DAVE LANPHEAR.
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FIVE FISTS OF SCIENCE OGN

RED SPIKE #1 (of 5)
story JEFF KAHN
art SALVADOR NAVARRO & IFANSYAH NOOR
cover MARK TEXIERA
MAY 4
32 PAGES / FC
$1.00
"ADRENALINE"
It's been over 70 years since the world first began its research into creating a Super Soldier. In 2011, the United States successfully created not one, but two. The latest in US Black Ops, Project Red Spike discovered that through the manipulation and regulation of the adrenal glands the super soldier was one step closer. The first (surviving) successes of the program, two close friends Matt Cutler and Greg Dane, have been proven on the field to be everything that was wanting in the program. But what happens when an adrenaline regulator malfunctions? What happens should one man refuse to follow orders if he finds out the true price they had to pay for these abilities and goes AWOL? How do we stop him? What price becomes too high?
OFFERED AGAIN:
SCI-SPY: THE COMPLETE SERIES TP

 

27 TP
story CHARLES SOULE
art RENZO PODESTA
cover W. SCOTT FORBES
MAY 11
128 PAGES / FC
$14.99
Hendrix, Cobain, Joplin, Morrison. All belong to the "27 Club," which admits only the most brilliant musicians and artists…and kills them dead in their 27th year. Will Garland is a famous rock guitarist, secretly unable to play for months due to a neurological disorder afflicting his left hand. He's also 27! With mad scientists, long dead rock legends and cosmic entities in his way, can he make it to 28?
A rock opera in Graphic Novel format at slightly larger than normal size!
OFFERED AGAIN:
FORGETLESS HC

BOMB QUEEN, VOL. 6: TIME BOMB TP
story JIMMIE ROBINSON
art & cover JIMMIE ROBINSON
MAY 18
128 PAGES / FC
$16.99
Continuing the popular and bawdy BOMB QUEEN series, this volume features President Obama's efforts to shut down Bomb Queen's city of crime. However, President Obama learns it's not easy to beat the evil Bomb Queen, especially when she creates a smear campaign on par with the Monica Lewinsky scandal.
Collects Bomb Queen VI #1-4, a gallery of production art and new content not seen in the single issue series.
OFFERED AGAIN
BOMB QUEEN OMNIBUST HC
BOMB QUEEN, VOL. 1 TP
BOMB QUEEN, VOL. 2 TP
BOMB QUEEN, VOL. 3 TP
BOMB QUEEN, VOL. 4 TP
BOMB QUEEN, VOL. 5 TP

 

THE 'BREED COLLECTION, VOL. 1: THE BOOK OF GENESIS TP
story JIM STARLIN
art & cover JIM STARLIN
MAY 11
176 PAGES / TP
$17.99
$49.99 S&N LTD ED HC
JIM STARLIN's groundbreaking series, 'BREED, is collected into this must-read volume, 167 pages of blood-drenched action. Ray Stoner discovers that he's not exactly who he thinks he is. He's not human; he's 'Breed: half human/half demon and in trouble with just about everyone.

CHOKER, VOL. 1 TP
story BEN McCOOL
art & Cover BEN TEMPLESMITH
MAY 18
160 PAGES / FC
$16.99
LTD ED S&N HC $39.99
Johnny Jackson is a bitter ex-cop working at a deadbeat detective agency, but an escaped fugitive soon thrusts Johnny right back into the thick of the police force… and Shotgun City's despicable underworld.
Collects CHOKER #1-6
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES
OFFERED AGAIN:
FELL, VOL. 1 TP

GUARDING THE GLOBE, VOL. 1 TP
story ROBERT KIRKMAN & BENITO CERENO
art & cover RANSOM GETTY
MAY 25
144 PAGES / FC
$16.99
Just in time for the second volume of the hit series, this volume reprints the first six-issue miniseries, following Brit as he recruits a new, international Guardians of the Globe roster.
Collects GUARDING THE GLOBE #1-6
OFFERED AGAIN
BRIT, VOL. 1 TP
BRIT, VOL. 2 TP
BRIT, VOL. 3 TP

PILOT SEASON, VOL. 4: 2010 TP
story WILLIAMS HARMS, BRAD INGELSBY, JEFF KATZ, BRYAN EDWARD HILL, ROB LEVIN & FILIP SABLIK
art &
cover TOP COW'S FINEST
MAY 18

160 PAGES / FC
$19.99
OVER ONE MILLION VOTES CAST!
Top Cow's annual Pilot Season competition draws unprecedented fan and media attention and 2010's crop of competitors was no different. Featuring a variety of creators, genres, and unique ideas, Pilot Season showcases five original series each presented in a "pilot issue", which fans then voted on to determine which series would continue. This year's crop included reinventions of the bank heist, sci-fi conspiracy, supernatural revenge, action-thriller espionage, and deadly femme fatale. In the end, only one series emerged victorious!
Collects the pilot issues of 39 MINUTES, ASSET, CROSSHAIR, FOREVER, and 7 DAYS FROM HELL, along with a cover gallery, behind-the-scenes extras, and commentary from the creators.
OFFERED AGAIN
PILOT SEASON, VOL. 1 TP
PILOT SEASON, VOL. 2 TP
PILOT SEASON, VOL. 3 TP

BACKLIST SPOTLIGHT: THE DARKNESS
THE DARKNESS COMPENDIUM LTD ED HC
THE DARKNESS: ORIGINS, VOL. 1 TP
THE DARKNESS: ORIGINS, VOL. 2 TP
THE DARKNESS: ACCURSED, VOL. 1 TP
THE DARKNESS: ACCURSED, VOL. 2 TP
THE DARKNESS: ACCURSED, VOL. 3 TP
THE DARKNESS: ACCURSED, VOL. 4 TP
THE DARKNESS PITT TP
THE DARKNESS: LEVELS TP
THE DARKKNESS NOVEL TP

'68 #2 (of 4)
story MARK KIDWELL
art NAT JONES, TIM VIGIL & JAY FOTOS
cover A: NAT JONES
cover B: NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS
1/10 INCENTIVE COVER C: NAT JONES
MAY 18
32 PAGES / FC
$3.99
An anti-war activist actress on a propaganda tour, a deep cover CIA agent with a secret agenda and a young, Chinese-American grunt facing a screeching, drooling undead thing made up of dozens of Viet-Cong dead…these stories and more intertwine as the Vietnam-Zombie epic continues.

BLUE ESTATE #2
story VIKTOR KALVACHEV & ANDREW OSBORNE
art VIKTOR KALVACHEV, NATHAN FOX, TOBY CYPRESS & ROBERT VALLEY
cover VIKTOR KALVACHEV
MAY 6
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
In part two of this fast, funny 100% cool new series for readers of all stripes, Hollywood starlet Rachel Maddox plots with her A.A. sponsor "Johnny" to steal a big pile of dirty money from her shady action star husband, Bruce. What she doesn't know is that "Johnny's" a hit man, Bruce wants her dead and her brother Billy just made a deadly deal with a psycho mobster called Tony Luciano! Featuring art by VIKTOR KALVACHEV (PHERONE, DMZ, The Incredibles), NATHAN FOX (Invincible Iron Man, Pigeons From Hell), TOBY CYPRESS (Batman/Nightwing), ROBERT VALLEY (Gorillaz, Tron), written by Emmy Award winning screenwriter ANDREW OSBORNE.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

BUTCHER BAKER, THE RIGHTEOUS MAKER #3
story JOE CASEY
art & cover MIKE HUDDLESTON
MAY 25
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
Car chases and comicbooks are like oil and water -- until now! You'll feel the motion of the ocean when you open this issue! You'll feel the wind in your hair as Butcher Baker races for his life! Plus, as more enemies conspire, Arnie B. Willard has a cosmic epiphany! Don't miss it!
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

 

CARBON GREY #3
story HOANG NGUYEN, KHARI EVANS, PAUL GARDNER & MIKE KENNEDY
art & cover HOANG NGUYEN, KHARI EVANS & KINSUN LOH
MAY 11
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
Giselle heads west, as Howard answers a higher calling. The Greys close in on their wayward sister and the General suspects he has been deceived. Mathilde learns that Gottfaust's rock is more than a metaphor. As Arc One draws to a close the truth surrounding the Kaiser's death is revealed…
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

CHEW #20
story JOHN LAYMAN
art & cover ROB GUILLORY
MAY 25
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"FLAMBÉ," Conclusion
Mike Applebee has been itching to get Tony Chu booted from the FDA, and today might be his lucky day. Tony and Colby infiltrate The Church of the Immaculate Ova, a cult of egg worshippers, and things, of course, go terribly wrong. The climax of "FLAMBÉ," CHEW's fourth story arc, and the end of an era for Tony Chu!

DAOMU #4
story KENNEDY XU
art & cover KEN CHOU
MAY 25
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
A CORAL installation is under attack by an unrelenting force, as Sean stumbles around the ancient tomb. Can his friends rescue him before the tomb's guardians hunt him down?
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

THE DARKNESS #93
story PHIL HESTER
art SHELDON MITCHELL
cover BANE
MAY 18
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"OUTER DARKNESS," Part Four
Even as The Darkness itself moves against its rebellious host, Jackie Estacado, he realizes that there is another entity marshaling forces against him. Who is the skeleton in Jackie's closet that has come back seeking revenge and possibly control of The Darkness? Find out in this issue!
ALSO AVAILABLE
THE DARKNESS #90 ECCC VARIANT COVER BY TONY SHASTEEN $10.00

ELEPHANTMEN #32
story RICHARD STARKINGS
art AXEL MEDELLIN
cover BOO COOK
40 PAGES / FC
$3.99
"THE DRAGON KING'S DAUGHTER"
Ebony's cravings lead him into a world undreamed of, where he journeys dark-eyed, axe in hand, and becomes a prince among thieves, a ruthless mercenary and a slaughterer of demons, and yet also a prisoner of his own melancholy and a love that can never be returned!

GREEN WAKE #2 (of 5)
story KURTIS J. WIEBE
art & cover RILEY ROSSMO
MAY 4
24 PAGES / FC
$ 3.50
Green Wake claims another mutilated victim and the disfigured body leaves little evidence behind. The secrets of this sleepy town begin to creep through the blood filled cracks when Morley Mack confronts one of its oldest residents. Is the key to stopping another macabre murder in the hands of an insane recluse?
ALL-NEW MINI SERIES! From the creators of THE INTREPIDS, COWBOY NINJA VIKING and PROOF!!
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

HACK/SLASH #4
story TIM SEELEY
art by DANIEL LEISTER
cover A TIM SEELEY & CARLOS BADILLA
cover B ERIK JONES
MAY 11
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50
The first story arc comes to brutal, bloody end! Some will live, some will die, and some will be short a few pieces! Two slashers! A whole bunch of victims! And a new status quo for HACK/SLASH!
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

HAUNT #17
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art GREG CAPULLO, TODD MCFARLANE, JONATHAN GLAPION
cover GREG CAPULLO
MAY 25
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
In a moment of desperation, Haunt turns to the one who told him what he was. Andressa knows much about the supernatural, she knows about the existence of Haunt and about The Apparition, but more importantly... she's knows how to kill it.

THE INFINITE VACATION #5 (of 5)
story NICK SPENCER
art & cover CHRISTIAN WARD
MAY 18
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50
This is it: the mind-blowing conclusion to the biggest sci-fi epic of 2011! As Mark comes face to face with the makers of The Infinite Vacation and discovers the startling truth behind the multiverse, he'll be forced to make a decision that will change the very nature of life itself forever!
TAG: IT ALL ENDS HERE!

THE INTREPIDS #3
story KURTIS J. WIEBE
art & cover SCOTT KOWALCHUK
MAY 4
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"A MANBOT NAMED JONAH."
An adrenaline infused look at the early action days of the Intrepids, learning the realities of a world teetering on the brink of mad scientist hell. With the capture of Dr. Koi's associate, Jonah, the team discover an important clue to the location of their nefarious nemesis.

INVINCIBLE #83
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover RYAN OTTLEY & FCO PLASCENCIA
MAY 11
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
Tether Tyrant and Magmaniac have long stood on the sidelines of the villain community – until now! Invincible has more than enough to deal with now that his life is in ruins dealing with the aftermath of... oh, that would be telling.

THE LI'L DEPRESSED BOY #4
story S. STEVEN STRUBLE
art & cover SINA GRACE
MAY 11
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"THERE IS A LIGHT THAT NEVER GOES OUT"
After birthdays, concerts, bowling and house parties, The Li'l Depressed Boy feels closer to his dream girl more than ever before. In this issue: A new friend, some fried rice, and a kiss.

MARINEMAN # 6
story IAN CHURCHILL
art & cover IAN CHURCHILL
MAY 4
40 PAGES / FC
$3.99
"CHAPTER SIX: A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEPTH"
Still reeling from the startling truth, an angry Steve 'Marineman' Ocean heads back to Marine Base Alpha to confront his father and Admiral Brookes before returning to the 'Leviathan' for the final showdown! Don't miss it!

MEMOIR #5
story BEN McCOOL
art & Cover NIKKI COOK
MAY
32 PAGES / BW
$3.50
ISSUE FIVE: BIRTH
With the strange goings-on coming to a head in Lowesville, Trent makes a shocking discovery in the secret room below the town's library. And with the truth being slowly revealed, the journalist's personal objective changes in a big way… And a visit to the "haunted" forest shakes things up ever further!

MICE TEMPLAR, VOL. 3 #6
story BRYAN J.L. GLASS & MICHAEL AVON OEMING
art VICTOR SANTOS
cover A MICHAEL AVON OEMING
cover B VICTOR SANTOS & VERONICA GANDINI
MAY
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"SOLITAIRE"
Cassius stands alone! As sole protector of the comatose Karic, Cassius must rely on every aspect of his Templar skills to defend them both amidst the frost and fury of a raging blizzard...against a rat horde bent on vengeance! As the snow runs red with the blood of enemies, Cassius wrestles over the stunning truth of Karic's prophecy, destiny and his growing legend.
The two-time Harvey Award-winning series continues, from the acclaimed writer of Thor: First Thunder and the co-creator of Powers and Takio!

 

THE MISSION #4
story JON & ERICH HOEBER
art & cover WERTHER DELL'EDERA & ARIANNA FLOREAN
MAY 25
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
Paul's seemingly simple mission spins horribly out of control as he discovers he's not the only pawn in play on Gabriel's chessboard.

MORNING GLORIES #10
story NICK SPENCER
art JOE EISMA
cover RODIN ESQUEJO
MAY 18
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
Since enrolling at Morning Glory Academy, perhaps no new student has been through more than Jade. But it turns out, sadly, this is one girl who is no stranger to pain and suffering – learn more about who she is, what she's been through, and what the Academy wants with her right here!

NETHERWORLD #2 (of 5)
story BRYANN EDWARD HILL & ROB LEVIN
art & cover TONY SHASTEEN & JD METTLER
MAY 11
32 PAGES / FC
$3.99
Motivated by curiosity, Ray has rescued Madeline, an ordinary girl prized by both the criminal underworld of the City and an alluring woman in white. Now as the truth of the City is revealed to Ray, he will be faced with the decision to continue to look out for himself or save everyone. When everything you know is a lie, how do you find the truth?

SAVAGE DRAGON #172
story ERIK LARSEN
art & cover ERIK LARSEN
MAY 1
32 PAGES / FC
$3.50
ENTER: WARREN TERROR!
Malcolm Dragon's life has been turned upside down, Becoming an instant celebrity isn't all it's cracked up to be and he finds himself the target of mooches, freeloaders and unwanted attention, including that of a brand new villain! Enter: Warren Terror.

SKULLKICKERS #7
story JIM ZUB
art EDWIN HUANG and MISTY COATS
cover CHRIS STEVENS
1:10 variant cover STEVEN CUMMINGS & ESPEN GRUNDETJERN
MAY 25
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"FIVE FUNERALS AND A BUCKET OF BLOOD," Part One
After the events collected in Image's hit trade paperback SKULLKICKERS, VOL. 1, the second SK adventure begins here! In this issue: a den of thieves, a city of danger, nobility, stupidity, dinner parties and bloodthirsty faerie folk. Jump onboard and see why Ain't It Cool News says: "Everyone who loves comics should buy Skullkickers."

SPAWN #207
story WILL CARLTON
art SZYMON KUDRANSKI & TODD MCFARLANE
cover SZYMON KUDRANSKI
MAY 4
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"Q&A" Part One
Spawn vs. Twitch! Twitch confronts Jim for the first time! But can he survive Jim's growing wrath? Meanwhile, Detective Rowand is introduced to the dark forces at work on Earth, as Sam's life hangs in the balance. A new story arc begins here! Old questions answered! New questions asked! And the return of a villain first brought to life in the pages of the critically-acclaimed HELLSPAWN!

SUPER DINOSAUR #2
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover JASON HOWARD
MAY 18
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
ALL-NEW FROM ROBERT KIRKMAN & JASON HOWARD!
At long last, Max Maximus makes his move! Super Dinosaur and Derek Dynamo find themselves face to face with the most fearsome foe they've ever faced... and that's only if they don't freeze to death first! This issue can't be missed, just like every issue of SUPER DINOSAUR!

UNDYING LOVE #2
written by TOMM COKER & DANIEL FREEDMAN
art by TOMM COKER
color by DANIEL FREEDMAN
MAY 11
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"UNDYING LOVE" Part Two
To save Mei from her vampire curse, John Sargent sets out to destroy the infamous Shang-Ji. His first stop: Club G-Boss, nightclub, casino and notorious vampire hangout.
But after being bitten himself, Sargent is forced to contend with a curse of his own.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

THE WALKING DEAD #85
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
MAY 4
32 PAGES / BW
$2.99
Where do we go from here?
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

THE WALKING DEAD SURVIVOR'S GUIDE #2 (of 4)
story TIM DANIEL & ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
MAY 4
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
Everything you've ever wanted to know about the cast of The Walking Dead. The Survivor's Guide is a handy checklist of all the characters who have appeared in the series thus far, alive or dead. This series is a can't-miss supplement to the hit comic book series that is now a hit TV series on AMC!

THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #18
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art CHARLIE ADLARD
cover TONY MOORE
MAY 4
32 PAGES / BW
$2.99
Rick has gone over the edge. He's alienating everyone around him — people he's come to know and trust, his family, his friends. Rick is becoming more and more isolated within the group. Where he goes from here will test the limits of his humanity.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #19
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art CHARLIE ADLARD
cover TONY MOORE
MAY 11
32 PAGES / BW
$2.99
The group has a visitor, but is she friend, foe or worse? Where did she come from? How did she survive? Can she be trusted? This is the beginning of a new story arc, an excellent jumping-on point for new readers. The quest to rebuild civilization starts here.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #20
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art CHARLIE ADLARD
cover TONY MOORE
MAY 18
32 PAGES / BW
$2.99
After the earth shattering events of past issues, Lori is left dealing with the choices she's made and the events that have transpired of no fault of her own. Meanwhile steps are made to turn the prison into a home. Things are winding down and life is becoming more bearable. If only they could forget what they just went through.
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #21
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art CHARLIE ADLARD
cover TONY MOORE
MAY 25
32 PAGES / BW
$2.99
The world they knew is becoming a distant memory. The camp is adjusting to their new life inside the walls of the prison. Things are really starting to settle down. Could the dangers of this new world finally be behind them, or is this the calm before the storm?
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

WHO IS JAKE ELLIS? #5
story NATHAN EDMONDSON
art & cover TONCI ZONJIC
MAY 25
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
CONCLUSION
The answer to the past lies in the Morocco desert. Uncovering the truth, however, means placing everything on the line. If Jon or Jake is to escape, it may only be by the sacrifice of one or the other.

WITCHBLADE #147
story RON MARZ
art & cover STJEPAN SEJIC
MAY 18
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
"TIAMAT," Part Two
In modern day New York, the ancient Babylonian goddess Tiamat seeks vengeance upon current Witchblade bearer, Sara Pezzini, to settle an ancient score. With the weight of recent events bearing down on her, can Sara possibly stave off a power older than civilization itself? Join longtime writer RON MARZ (ARTIFACTS, MAGDALENA) and collaborator STJEPAN SEJIC (BROKEN TRINITY, ANGELUS) as they charge towards the landmark issue #150!
ALSO AVAILABLE
WITCHBLADE #144 SIGN EDITION $10.00