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Hop Into the Driver’s Seat with New Archaia Original Series Rocket Salvage

Archaia, an imprint of publisher BOOM! Studios, invites you to pull on your racing gear and rev up your engines this December for the new sci-fi adventure series Rocket Salvage. Creator/writer Yehudi Mercado and artist Bachan give new meaning to the term “space race” with this six-issue limited series about a disgraced former rocket racer named Primo Rocket and his clone kids as they take off across the galaxy to escape the alien gangsters targeting them.

Primo Rocket was the fastest racer in the galaxy until a crash changed his fate and that of his space-station-city home, Rio Rojo. Now, Primo is the owner of a spaceship salvage yard with his two “kids,” clones Beta and Zeta. But everything changes after they become the target of a manhunt leading them on a string of intergalactic adventures. It’s up to this dysfunctional family to stay together and, ultimately, save their home.

Rocket Salvage #1 arrives in comic shops from Archaia on December 17th with a cover price of $3.99 under Diamond order code OCT141161. The main cover is illustrated by series artist Bachan, with an incentive cover by Yehudi Mercado.

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Roger Langridge’s Abigail and the Snowman to Debut New Year’s Eve from KaBOOM!

KaBOOM!, the imprint from publisher BOOM! Studios, has announced the New Year’s Eve release of Abigail and the Snowman, a new, original miniseries from Eisner Award-winning creator Roger Langridge. This heartwarming story follows young Abigail, the new girl at school with a habit of talking to imaginary friends. When her newest friend turns out to be a real yeti named Claude who escaped from a top-secret government facility, it’s up to Abigail to keep him safe from the “Shadow Men” chasing him.

Abigail and the Snowman #1 arrives in comic shops on December 31st with a cover price of $3.99 under Diamond order code OCT141174. The main cover is illustrated by series creator Roger Langridge, with an incentive cover by Sonny Liew.

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Preview: Clive Barker’s Hellraiser: Bestiary #4 (of 6)

Clive Barker’s Hellraiser: Bestiary #4 (of 6)

Authors: Lela Gwenn, Ben Meares, Christian Francis, and Mark Miller
Artists: Daniele Serra, Huseyin Ozkan, and Carlos Magno

The descent into darkness continues with more all-new tales of the Cenobites! First, in “Study,” Lela Gwenn and Daniele Serra follow a anthropologist who goes from observer to subject, while in the continuing story “The Hunted,” Pinhead begins his counterattack against those trying to usurp his power.

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Preview: Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Witches #3 (of 4)

Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Witches #3 (of 4)

Imprint: Archaia

Author: Matthew Dow Smith
Artist: Matthew Dow Smith

Matthew Dow Smith (X-Files, Hellboy) tells the epic Irish folktale of “The Phantom Isle.” When a young man shipwrecks on a mysterious island ruled by a council of witches, he has the choice of freedom or staying on the isle where he does not age. The lure of immortality is hard to resist, but it comes with a price he may not be willing to pay.

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Preview: Regular Show #17

Regular Show #17

Imprint: KaBOOM!

Author: Nick Sumida
Artist: Allison Strejlau

Mordecai and Rigby are so tired of Benson yelling at them. They just want a break from their ill-tempered boss, but the these two park workers are about to get an education on what truly makes Benson tick.

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Preview: Peanuts #23

Peanuts #23

Imprint: KaBOOM!

Authors: Charles Schulz, various
Artist: Charles Schulz, various

Good grief! Brand-new adventures with classic Charles M. Schulz goodness for the youngest of fans all the way to the biggest of enthusiasts. This collection of stories is truly for all ages and can be enjoyed from the top of the top of the doghouse to the dugout of the baseball field.

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Preview: Bravest Warriors 2014 Paralyzed Horse Giant

Bravest Warriors 2014 Paralyzed Horse Giant

Imprint: KaBOOM!

Authors: James Tynion IV, Mairghread Scott, Tessa Stone, Pranas Naujokaitis, and Kat Leyh
Artists: Erica Henderson, Meredith McClaren, Tessa Stone, Pranas Naujokaitis, and Kat Leyh

Do you like quirky, left-of-center things, things that are just so unusual, you’re drawn to it? That’s pretty much Paralyzed Horse (and all of the Bravest Warriors for that matter)—a horse that can’t move but has far-reaching knowledge of the present and future. We’ve assembled an amazing team of diverse creators to tell stories of a girl named Beth and her um, unusual horse, including shorts by Mairghread Scott (Transformers: Windblade), James Tynion IV (The Woods, Batman: Eternal), and Bravest Warriors vet Tessa Stone.

This oversized (48 pages!) one-shot features new original stories from Paralyzed Horse’s log that span all of eternity and forever, guest starring the entire wacky cast of Bravest Warriors!

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Preview: The Last Broadcast #7 (of 7)

The Last Broadcast #7 (of 7)

Imprint: Archaia

Author: André Sirangelo
Artist: Gabriel Iumazark

Reunited with Backbone, Ivan must unlock the mysteries of Blackhall’s legacy to find the final glowbug and take down S.P.I. once and for all. But will the combined forces of Backbone and the Nonchalants be enough to stop Sir Arthur? Find out in the stunning conclusion to The Last Broadcast!

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Preview: Sleepy Hollow #2 (of 4)

Sleepy Hollow #2 (of 4)

Author: Marguerite Bennett
Artist: Jorge Coelho

Based on the hit Fox TV show. When Ichabod begins to toy with a puzzle box Jenny acquired at Corbin’s request, the box begins to toy with Ichabod: He grows cruder, crueler, and wilder the longer the box is within his keep. Can Abbie and Katrina solve the mystery of the puzzle box before all that is good in Ichabod is lost forever? Featuring a back-up short story written and illustrated by Noelle Stevenson (Lumberjanes).

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Preview: Protocol: Orphans TP

Protocol: Orphans TP

Author: Michael Alan Nelson
Artist: Mariano Navarro

Grabbed up by the United States government and thrown into training camps, orphans around the country have been raised to become America’s next generation of super-spies. Now, as adults, they live among us, ready for “the family” to call them back into action. Collects the complete four-issue limited series.

Protocol: Orphans is a tense thriller perfect for fans of fun spy fiction like TV’s Alias or Mission: Impossible, with a dash of Teen Titans.

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