BURNING FIELDS #1 (of 8)
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Authors: Michael Moreci & Tim Daniel
Artist: Colin Lorimer
Cover Artists: A: Colin Lorimer B: Trevor Hairsine (10 Years Cover) (INCENTIVE) C: Riley Rossmo (INCENTIVE)
WHY BOOM! LOVES IT: After the critical acclaim of Curse, we couldn’t wait to work with Michael Moreci, Tim Daniel, Colin Lorimer, and Riley Rossmo again—and just as they reinvented the werewolf tale, their modern take on military horror got under our skin.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: The team that brought you one of the best-reviewed comics of 2014 returns in 2015 to create a new horror tale unlike any other. A geopolitical drama with monster mythos, Burning Fields is a story for both fans of Zero Dark Thirty and The Thing, as the writers of Roche Limit and Enormous explore the evil that lurks when greed drives one to drill too deep into the unknown.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Dana Atkinson, a dishonorably discharged army investigator, is pulled back to the Middle East when a group of American oil technicians disappear under bizarre circumstances. With the help of an Iraqi investigator, what Dana discovers is unimaginable: A series of unusual incidents at the drill site lead her and her unlikely ally to discover a mythic evil that has been released, one that threatens both the lives of the entire region and the fragile peace that exists.
The next installment of the critically acclaimed Pen & Ink program, Day Men: Pen & Ink #2 collects issues #3-4 of the hit vampire noir series in the hallmark oversized, black-and-white format, complete with commentary from writers Matt Gagnon and Michael Alan Nelson, and legendary artist Brian Stelfreeze.
Between the escalation of World War III and being Number One on America’s most wanted list, Snake Plissken jumps borders and finds himself in the seceded nation of Florida. While he may have escaped the USPF, Snake finds himself in the middle of a whole new level of political corruption.
After the explosive events of the first issue, the New Life corporation wants to destroy the Human Liberation Army now more than ever! Rathmann is charged with hunting down the HLA’s leader, Gail. In a world of immortal clones, does life truly have meaning?
GEORGE PÉREZ’S SIRENS #3 (of 6)
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Author: George Pérez
Artist: George Pérez
Cover Artists: A: George Pérez & Bob Wiacek Wraparound B: George Pérez (Character Spotlight) (INCENTIVE) C: George Pérez (Pencils) (INCENTIVE) D: George Pérez (Meta Variant, Pencils) (INCENTIVE)
As Perdition and his zombie army battle the Sirens, Bombshell and Chan learn the truth about their unique relationship, and Ammo is forced to choose between her vow of pacifism or saving her teammate.
The Cosmonaut invasion is perilously close to becoming public as Control agents Harrow and Branch struggle to seal off the rural Pennsylvania town while also saving its populace from the thrall of the mysterious presence.
As Caesar’s search group ropes new apes into the fold, Pope begins to implement his siege for power and dominance over his newfound tribe. On the other side of America, Malcolm must decide between two worlds—a community built on stability and support or going back on the road for the rumored cure in Austin.
It’s only a matter of time before war erupts between the nations of Oz and Wonderland. Tensions are at an all-time-high as crime runs rampant throughout the town of Rimes. Detective Frankie Mack is in the middle of a ticking time-bomb and he knows it. With the help of Simple Simon and the kid detectives, he may just find his way to the maniacal mastermind in time.
With the true origins of the clock revealed, Ichabod and Abbie must find a way to destroy the infernal machine before it damns them, and perhaps all of Earth, to an eternity of hell… Plus, the last of Noelle Stevenson’s (Lumberjanes) short stories!
With nowhere left to run, our heroes must band together in a desperate bid to take down the largest alien they have faced yet and save whatever is left of Lower Crowchurch. But is there hope of safety even if they succeed?
CLIVE BARKER’S HELLRAISER: BESTIARY #6 (of 6)
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Authors: Christopher Sebela, Ben Meares, & Mark Miller
Artists: Matt Battaglia, Peter Bergting, & Carlos Magno
Cover Artists: A: Conor Nolan B: Matt Battaglia (INCENTIVE)
The final chapter of this Hellraiser anthology arrives with perhaps its most shocking stories, as Christopher Sebela (Dead Letters) teams up with Matt Battaglia for a tale of a hoarder unlike any you’ve seen on reality TV. Also, Ben Meares and Peter Bergting (Baltimore) show us a scientist racing to crack the secrets of the puzzle box, and in the finale of “The Hunted,” Pinhead comes face to face with those who want to steal his pins.
The race between Lucifer and Madam Cymbaline to assemble the stolen magical repertoire of Val’s basement hurtles on, as Lucifer and her crew set their eyes on the ultimate heist—sneaking into Graeae Towers themselves. Meanwhile, Raina struggles to control her newfound necromancing powers and Val copes with the deal she’s made with the Harlot.
Kellen’s gambit is over: The Virgos’ last-ditch attempt to find proof of the Scourge has failed, and Azalea will be subject to Justice by Day. But before that ultimate battle between Day Men occurs, David must race up to Vermont to save his mentor Blackwill from his betrayer, Lera.
After bringing down the latest customized ED-209 monstrosities without a firearm or partner, RoboCop is beginning to question whether the path before him is setting him up to fail. Only Detective Anne Lewis can see the pattern. Everything going wrong in Detroit and crippling OCP is stemming from one man: Killian.
Thomas’ plan to free 3,000 souls has made him a pariah in New York City, but now it is the moment of truth in this final issue! To succeed, Thomas must face more than just demons in the past. Dark, personal secrets shall come to light!
As Lo Pan’s forces bring their terror to the Midnight Road in search of Egg and Miao Yin, Jack Burton looks to end this once and for all. Jack Burton is back, and he has brought an army…sort of. With the Lords of Death on their tail, Jack and Wang must find a way to make these two evil forces butt heads without bringing Chinatown down in the process.
New story arc! Having barely escaped their confrontation with the swarm, the hunters have led Adrian, Karen, Calder and company. to their breathtaking home base. But just when they think they may have found answers to what brought them to this alien world, a horror from the teens’ past rears its ugly head…
Everything comes down to this! After living among their people and being set up as their savior, Boone abandons everything for the one he loves most: Lori. Seeing war as an inevitability, Lylesburg must ready the Breed for the end. What becomes of monsters when there is nowhere left to hide?
“War does not determine who is right—only who is left.” The resistance is here. Reese’s numbers grow stronger and the battle between the Evil Empire and the people who aren’t completely mental is on. Who will outlast the other?
A Son of Anarchy by day but an impersonator by night, Bobby Munson is a man with many talents. After a gig in Las Vegas, Bobby wakes up to discover someone stole his cut. Armed with a couple more drinks and only the clothes on his back, Bobby will tear the Las Vegas strip a new one tracking down the men that robbed him.
Faced with either protecting the false family he’s come to love, and the real, violent one he left behind the F.A.U.L.T.Line, the rift between Leo’s past and present begins to violently pull apart. But he may not have time to make a choice, as there may not be an Earth—either Earth—left to return to!
WHY BOOM LOVES IT: BOOM! Studios has a long history of publishing some of the industry’s best modern horror, and Curse takes us back to our roots with a werewolf story with a twist unlike any you’ve ever seen.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: The Curse creative team practically screams “horror”—from writers Michael Moreci (Roche Limit) & Tim Daniel (Enormous) and artists Riley Rossmo (Drumhellar) & Colin Lorimer (UXB), you’re in for one of the best reviewed comics of 2014, injecting new life into the classic werewolf story.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Laney Griffin is a man who will do anything to save his son from leukemia, but the cost of treatment has broken him financially. When he pursues an elusive murderer in the wilderness of his small, rural community in the hopes of securing a substantial bounty, Laney is confronted with something he never could have expected: a werewolf. The captive Lycan, in human form, turns Laney’s life upside-down, forcing him to confront his haunted past and race against the clock because there are only 30 days until the next phase…
WHY BOOM LOVES IT: We love that luminary writer Paul Jenkins (Wolverine: Origin) and world-renowned artist Humberto Ramos (The Amazing Spider-Man) teamed up to unfold a sophisticated story of religion, murder, and mystery. It kept us guessing until the end!
WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT: No superheroes, no outlandish fight scenes. Just the beautiful artistry of Humberto Ramos as it shines in this tale devoid of any superheroes but full of the supernatural , as told by Paul Jenkins. Fans of Constantine and the BBC’s Sherlockwill not want to miss this tale of corruption through the eyes of an outsider.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: London detective Charlie Northern is a devout atheist, but when the pope’s successor dies suddenly and mysteriously, he has no choice but to step foot back in church. Sidestepping nefarious local politics and a crooked police force, Northern comes face to face with hundreds of years of conspiracy and corruption in the seat of the world’s wealthiest religion. Some signs point to the supernatural, but a good detective knows the sins of man when he sees them.
The Sons of Anarchy are behind bars and it’s up to Gemma and Tara to keep the homefront safe from rival clubs. And while Tara uses everything she’s learned as a doctor and an “old lady” to keep the MC intact during Jax’s absence, Jax puts his life on the line to keep the Sons safe on the other side… Written by Ed Brisson (Sheltered) and illustrated by Damian Couceiro (Planet of the Apes), this jaw-dropping second volume bridges the gap between Seasons 3 and 4 of Kurt Sutter’s revered television series. Also featuring a story drawn by the critically acclaimed Jesús Hervás (Hellraiser) revealing the violent origins of how Lee Toric came to Charming. Collects issues #7-10.