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Preview: Bravo for Adventure

Bravo for Adventure

Alex Toth (w & a & c)

First time in trade paperback! Alex Toth’s magnum opus contains all three of The Genius’s stories starring Jesse Bravo, knock-about pilot and reluctant swashbuckler. Also included are rare pencil roughs, preliminary drawings, and story fragments, as well as samples of Toth’s own coloring for an edition that never saw print, and of the coloring for what was intended to be Bravo’s original 1975 first printing in France!

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 96 pages • 8-1/2” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-470-1

Bravo for Adventure

Preview: Haunted Horror: Cry From The Coffin

Haunted Horror: Cry From The Coffin

Alex Toth, Rudy Palais, Bob Powell & Bernard Baily (w & a) • Bernard Baily (c)

Comics so scary and gruesome, Congress had to get involved. A face-melting anthology featuring spine-chilling stories from the Pre-Code 1950s. Horror comics that the Senate and do-gooders reviled. Lovingly restored, this striking, full-color tome showcases terrifying stories of dead walking and ghouls stalking, drawn by Alex Toth, Rudy Palais, Bernard Baily, and many more macabre masters. Part of the acclaimed Chilling Archives of Horror Comics.

HC • FC • $24.99 • 152 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-175-5

Haunted Horror: Cry From The Coffin

Zorro Returns to Comics in August

In advance of next year’s landmark 100-year anniversary of the character, American Mythology has announced that Zorro – the swashbuckling adventurer of literature and film – will return to comics in August 2018 with a bold and unexpected twist:, the Zorro tales will have a supernatural bent, pitting the famed hero against demons, vampires, and all forms of paranormal evil. Zorro: Swords of Hell, the first miniseries of the Maryland-based publisher’s thrilling new western horror direction, will be written by David Avallone, illustrated by Roy Allan Martinez, and colored by Enrica Angiolini.

In Swords of Hell #1, wealthy playboy Don Diego de la Vega celebrates the defeat of his nemesis, the villainous Alcalde Quintero, by his secret alter-ego Zorro with a joyous celebration at his hacienda… but unknown to de la Vega and his beloved Lolita, his actions have set a terrible vengeance in motion. A dark power has risen in Alta California, an unstoppable horde of demonic horsemen intent on bringing Hell to Earth, and Zorro – the defender of the people – must use every weapon, every skill, every ounce of strength and resolve to bring this infernal incursion to heel.

The debut issue of Zorro: Swords of Hell features a wide selection of cover variants, providing fans and retailers with the freedom of choice:

  • Main Cover by interior artist Roy Allan Martinez
  • “Demon Fury” Variant by S.L. Gallant (G.I. JoeMarvel Adventures: The Avengers)
  • “Classic Nostalgia” Variant by Jon Pinto (Stargate Atlantis)
  • “Visions of Zorro” Limited Edition Variant, by cartooning legend Alex Toth (Super FriendsThe Herculoids), limited to a print run of only 450 comics
  •  “Blank Sketch” Variant, perfect for professional and aspiring artists to illustrate

Preview: The Best of DC War Artist’s Edition HC

The Best of DC War Artist’s Edition HC

Robert Kanigher, various (w) • Russ Heath, Jack Kirby, Joe Kubert, John Severin & Alex Toth (a) • Joe Kubert (c)

DC Comics produced some of the very finest war comics ever, and by some of the best artists in the field. This spectacular Artist’s Edition will include an amazing selection of stories by the best of the best: Heath, Kirby, Kubert, Severin, and Toth—a veritable pantheon of classic war artists doing what they do best. As with all Artist’s Editions, these complete stories are scanned from the original art work and reproduced to the exacting standards that has garnered IDW five consecutive Eisner Awards for the Artist’s Edition series. If you are a fan of Classic DC war comics you cannot afford to miss this incredible book!

HC • BW • $75.00 net discount item • 160 Pages • 12” x 17” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-547-1

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Preview: Haunted Love #3

Haunted Love #3

Various (w) • Howard Nostrand, Mike Sekowsky, Sheldon Moldoff, and more (a) • Alex Toth (c)

Gruesome guys ’n gals ensnared in shivery Pre-Code horror comics of love and romance gone horribly awry! “A Tomb for Two”, “The Ghost Girl”, “The Noose of Pearls” and more morbid demented comics about rotting romance! 7 macabre matches most definitely NOT made in heaven! (WARNING: Haunted Love is not recommended for lovers of long walks on the beach, soft music, or candlelight dinners.)

FC • 48 pages • $4.99

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Preview: Haunted Love #2

Haunted Love #2

Various (w) • Alex Toth, Bill Savage, Bud Thompson, Ken Landau and more (a) • Ken Bald (c)

Just when you thought it was safe to crawl back in your corroded coffins, #2 worms its way into your hearts with more awful affairs and creeped-out courtships direct from the crumbling crypt of golden age Pre-Code comics! SEE! Monsters get married! HEAR! The haunting howl of love even AFTER death! SMELL! The eternal stench of a long rotted romance! TASTE! (ummm, do NOT put this comic book in your mouth!) FEEL! The worst case of crabs EVER! HAUNTED LOVE!

FC • 48 pages • $4.99

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Preview: Vampirella Archives 13 Hardcover

Vampirella Archives 13 Hardcover

writer: Bill DuBay, Bruce Jones, Rich Margopoulos, Don Glut, Gerry Boudreau, Esteban Maroto, Michael Fleisher, Roger McKenzie, Nicola Cuti, Jim Stenstrum, John Lakey, Val Lakey, Laura Buscemi
artist: Rudy Nebres, Auraleon, Jose Ortiz, Pablo Marcos, Leo Duranona, Alex Toth, Alfredo Alcala, Anton Caravana, Enrich, Esteban Maroto, Jose Gonzalez, Delando Nino, John Lakey, Val Lakey, Laura Buscemi, Ken Kelly, Luis Bermejo, Masanabu Soto
cover: Enrich
400 pages • $49.99 • Teen+

Can you withstand the bloodcurdling terrors found within the thirteenth volume of Vampirella Archives? Take a guided tour of the Warren Publishing library with horror hostess extraordinaire Vampirella, perusing some of her finest (and most fear-fraught) capers from yesteryear, plus a delightfully devilish selection of the era’s best horror and science fiction stories. Confronting tales of murder machines and winged demons, vivacious were-panthers and killer clones, adventurous readers will thrill to the creative talent of horror luminaries Bill DuBay, Bruce Jones, Alex Toth, Auraleon, Rudy Nebres, and many more.

This edition of Vampirella Archives collects Vampirella Magazine #89-96, and features a wealth of bonus materials from a bygone era, including the “Feary Tales” feature on urban legends, the monthly “Scarlet Letters” column, “Vampi’s Vault” of creator biographies and literary reviews, and more.

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NYCC 2015: The Best of DC War Artist’s Edition

DC Comics produced some of the very finest war comics ever with art by some of the best artists in the field. This spectacular 160 page 12”x17”Artist’s Edition will include an amazing selection of stories by the best of the best: Russ Heath, Jack Kirby, Joe KubertJohn Severin, and Alex Toth—a veritable pantheon of classic war artists doing what they do best. As with all Artist’s Editions, these complete stories are scanned from the original artwork and reproduced to the exacting standards that has garnered IDW five consecutive Eisner Awards for the Artist’s Edition series. If you are a fan of Classic DC war comics, you cannot afford to miss this incredible book!

THE BEST OF DC WAR ARTIST’S EDITION

Preview: Haunted Horror #19: Special Halloween Issue

Haunted Horror #19: Special Halloween Issue

Various (w) • Alex Toth, Lou Cameron, Jack Abel, Eugene Hughes, Art Gates, and more (a) • Bernard Baily (c)

A terrifying Spook-tacular Halloween Ish! Steve Banes of the infamous “The Horrors of It All” pre-code comics blog, assembles, Frankenstein-like, this Halloween horror-winner of a comic book! Tremble and read if you dare this frightful fare: “Out of the Black Night”, “Trick or Treat” and many more morbid tales! This Halloween eye-candy won’t rot your teeth—just your brain!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Preview: The Fox #5

The Fox #5

Plot/Script: J.M. DeMatteis
Art: Dean Haspiel, Allen Passalaqua, and John Workman
Cover: Dean Haspiel
FOX FIVE Variant Cover 1: Dean Haspiel
FOX FIVE Variant Cover 2: Howard Chaykin
FOX FIVE Variant Cover 3: Mike Norton
FOX FIVE Variant Cover 4: Mike Cavallaro
FOX FIVE Variant Cover 5: Alex Toth Throwback
On Sale at Specialty Comic Shops Date: 3/12
32-page, full color comic
$2.99 US.

The fantastically-foxy finale IS HERE in Freak Magnet Part 5: “Future’s End”!

Emmy Award-winning writer/artist Dean Haspiel (Billy Dogma, HBO’s Bored to Death) is joined by acclaimed writer J.M. DeMatteis (Abadazad, Justice League 3000) to conclude the “Freak Magnet” saga of the pulp-style hero The Fox! Our hero has won the day and defeated his evil adversaries, so why does he now find himself trapped 70 years in the past, side-by-side with the legendary hero of WW2 known as THE SHIELD?! And what does the Shield’s arctic battle-royale have to do with the diamond realm?! And will SOMEONE please tell The Fox, aka Paul Patton Jr., why he can’t just have the simple, freak-free life he wants?? Don’t miss the finale to end-em-all, and don’t miss out on collecting all five “FOX FIVE” Variant Covers to this issue! With art from Dean Haspiel, Howard Chaykin, Mike Cavallaro, Mike Norton and a special ALEX TOTH throwback edition!

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