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Preview: Sidekick #7

Sidekick #7

Story By: J. Michael Straczynski
Art By: Tom Mandrake
Cover By: Tom Mandrake
Variant Cover By: Alina Urusov
Price: $2.99
Diamond ID: MAR140598
Published: July 2, 2014

Flyboy has learned the truth: his former partner and mentor The Red Cowl faked his death…a discovery that has shattered Barry Chase all the way down to his soul. Allied now with Julia Moonglow, he seeks revenge on the man who he revered and deserted him. But before he can pursue vengeance, he has to get past a new hero in town, sent to reel him in for his recent dangerous behavior. How far will Flyboy go to get past this obstacle…and will he ever be the same afterward?

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Preview: The Twilight Zone #6

THE TWILIGHT ZONE #6

J. Michael Straczynski (w)
Guiu Vilanova (a)
Francesco Francavilla (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99 • Teen+
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Diana Clark has discovered she can see the future. There’s a lot to be said for that power. A lot of ways you can make money. A lot of ways to protect yourself from harm. But when one of those visions involves a mushroom cloud rising over the city, Diana must choose between saving her own life, and risking it all to save millions.

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Preview: Protectors, Inc. #7

Protectors, Inc. #7

Story By: J. Michael Straczynski
Art By: Gordon Purcell
Art By: Mike Atiyeh
Cover By: Gordon Purcell
Cover By: Mike Atiyeh
Variant Cover By: Renae Deliz
Variant Cover By: Ray Dillon
Price: $2.99
Diamond ID: MAY140720
Published: July 2, 2014

The Angel and Detective Riley have joined forces to determine who killed the Huntsman, and why. With each new discovery, the suspicion grows that it was one of the Protectors who did the job…and that there may be other, unsolved murders that could only have been committed by one of their own. In a world without super-powered bad guys, has someone finally crossed over to the other side? And if they have, how can they be stopped? And what secret is Protectors Inc. hiding about all this? Tune in for another thrilling adventure…

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Preview: Dream Police #3

Dream Police #3

Story By: J. Michael Straczynski
Art By: Sid Kotian
Colored By: Bill Farmer
Cover By: Sid Kotian
Price: $2.99
Diamond ID: APR140564
Published: June 25, 2014

In the Dreamscape, anything can happen. So when Katie begins investigating a case that threatens to get out of control, she realizes that she may have bitten off more than she can chew, raising the question: can Dream Police die? And if so, can she survive the darkness she has unwittingly unleashed? Meanwhile, Joe Thursday continues having fl ashes of memory concerning a former partner that neither he nor anyone else can remember. To solve this mystery, he will have to begin asking questions no one wants to answer…questions that threaten the very foundations of the Dreamscape.

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Preview: The Twilight Zone Vol. 1 TPB

THE TWILIGHT ZONE VOL. 1 TPB

J. Michael Straczynski (w)
Guiu Vilanova (a)
Francesco Francavilla (c)
FC • 120 pages • $15.99 • Teen+

Trevor Richmond is a Wall Street investor who embezzled millions and is about to destroy the economy. Desperate to avoid the consequences of his actions, he goes to Expedited Services, which offers to help him disappear and enjoy a life of leisure in a new identity. But what exactly is this new life, and how much is freedom worth? And what happens to the old life when someone else shows up to claim it? This captivating first volume pushes the boundaries of The Twilight Zone into new and uncharted territory — join us on a journey into the past and the future, into murder and revenge, and finally into the sunrise of nuclear Armageddon!

This volume collects issues 1-4 of the hit series by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI (Hugo Award-winning creator of Babylon 5, and writer for the blockbuster films Changeling, Thor, and World War Z) and GUIU VILANOVA (Dark Shadows), and features the original script to issue one, character sketches, and all of the covers by Eisner Award-winning artist FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA, ALÉ GARZA, ROBERTO CASTRO, and KEN HAESER!

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Preview: The Twilight Zone #5

THE TWILIGHT ZONE #5

J. Michael Straczynski (w)
Guiu Vilanova (a)
Francesco Francavilla (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99 • Teen+
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For three years, Diana Tyler has been working at a small café in the shadow of Wall Street, putting in long hours to pay for her college education. She’s level headed, strong, not given to flights of fancy…until the day when she suddenly finds herself able to listen in on the thoughts of other people. Suddenly a new world is revealed to her, with mysteries and wonders and an unforeseen threat that could mean the death of millions.

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Preview: Apocalypse Al #4 (of 4)

Apocalypse Al #4 (of 4)

Story By: J. Michael Straczynski
Art By: Sid Kotian
Cover By: Sid Kotian
Variant Cover By: Ariel Olivetti
Price: $2.99
Diamond ID: FEB140590
Published: May 7, 2014

In the fiery conclusion to Allison Carter’s investigation, she at last comes face-to-face with the man trying to bring about the end of the world…who has been working in secret with someone close to her the whole time. If love can be a reason to live, can it also be a reason to destroy…everything? This time saving the world may require the ultimate sacrifice. Does Al have what it takes? Or must we all confront the possibility that there is an ominous reason that this is only a four-part series?

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Preview: Ten Grand #9

Ten Grand #9

Written By: J. Michael Straczynski
Cover By: Tommy Lee Edwards
Art By: C.P. Smith
Price: $2.99
Diamond ID: JAN140618
Published: April 30, 2014

When Joe Fitzgerald was hired to find a runaway, he never imagined that pursuing that case would take him into the afterlife, tracking the man who was also responsible for the death of the woman he loved. Having crossed into Hell, Joe at last discovers that what seemed like a simple case is in fact a plot to tear down the walls of Heaven, overthrow God, and reboot Creation…and Joe is the only man who can stop the destruction of everything.

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Preview: Protectors, Inc. #6

Protectors, Inc. #6

Story By: J. Michael Straczynski
Art By: Gordon Purcell
Cover By: Gordon Purcell
Price: $2.99
Diamond ID: FEB140620
Published: April 23, 2014

It began with two seemingly unconnected deaths: a young woman, washed up on the shore of Lake Michigan, and the Huntsman, whose death Protectors, Inc. insisted was an accident. But now the lines connecting those two events are becoming clear, and Lieutenant Detective John Riley finds himself on the edge of a conspiracy that may shatter everything the public believes about their heroes…assuming he can survive the investigation.

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Preview: The Twilight Zone #4

THE TWILIGHT ZONE #4

J. Michael Straczynski (w)
Guiu Vilanova (a)
Francesco Francavilla (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99 • Teen+
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Trevor Richmond had it all, then lost it all, leaving behind a trail of ruined businesses, damaged relationships and criminal charges. He escaped into a new identity, free of consequences, only to find someone else living in his old identity…someone who is doing a much better job at it than he ever did. And now Trevor wants his life back. The final confrontation between two men fighting for one life comes to its fiery conclusion…and only one of them will survive.

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