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EarthQuaker Devices Announces Octo Skull

Ohio-based effects pedal company EarthQuaker Devices has launched EarthQuaker Comics with the release of Octo Skull, its first foray into the world of comic books on September 1st, 2016.

Octo Skull is an epic fantasy adventure set in a magical and unforgiving universe with characters and locations inspired by the company’s colorful and inventive line of musical effects pedals. Legendary barbarian warrior Octo Skull is on a quest through the haunted Ghost Echo canyon to the murky Depths to defend the world from demonic invasion at the hands of the merciless Hoof Reaper.

Octo Skull is written and drawn by EarthQuaker Devices staff artist Matt Horak, with colors by Chris O’Halloran, and letters by Crank!.The

The five page online prologue launches at EarthQuakerDevices.com on September 1st with new pages premiering every Tuesday and Thursday, and will feature an exclusive soundtrack with original music by EarthQuaker Devices artists. A print edition will be released down the road.

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Preview: Mr. Crypt #1

MR. CRYPT #1

(W) Troy Vevasis
(A) Aleksandar Jovic
$2.99, 20 pgs, Full Color, All Ages, Horror/Humor
Digital Comic

Say hello to Mr. Crypt! Nobody’s favorite suit-wearing mustachioed living skeleton. Down on his luck and feared for no reason at all, can Mr. Crypt and his friendly pet rat make the best of a bad situation?

Mr. Crypt is an all-ages adventure that follows a lonely skeleton. His suit and fake mustache is the only thing that keeps angry villagers from chasing him around town. Joined by a pet rat that he discovers in an abandoned shack, Mr. Crypt does his best to be kind and optimistic in a town that fears and hates him.

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Preview: Croak #1

CROAK #1

(W) Cody Andrew Sousa
(A) Francesco Iaquinta, Chris O’Halloran
$2.99, 24 pgs, Full Color, Mature Readers, Horror
Digital Comic

Aubrey, Nick, and Tim are three friends on a casual camping trip. Their fun weekend turns awry after being forced to set up camp deep in the woods. Lost, afraid, and alone, their worst nightmares come to life.

The woods have always been a home of nightmarish horror.  A group of friends will quickly discover this as their deepest darkest fears come to life.

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Who’s Mosaic? Find Out in Marvel’s Free Prelude Story

You’ve heard about his new series. You’ve seen his first appearance in the pages of Uncanny Inhumans. Before he explodes onto the scene in his new ongoing series, read the FREE 10 page Mosaic Prelude – available right now! Geoffrey Thorne and artist Khary Randolph introduce the world to the character that will have the world talking!

Mosaic centers on Morris Sackett – professional basketball player and celebrity. Loved by millions, hated by his teammates. Only Morris is secretly something else – something Inhuman. Coming into contact with the transformative Terrigen Mists has given Morris spectacular new abilities. Imbued with the power to jump from person-to-person like a ghost, Morris can control the bodies and memories of those he inhabits. Only these fantastic new abilities come at a grave cost. With his own body destroyed, the one-time superstar athlete must rely on others to survive. But can he?

MOSAIC PRELUDE
Written by GEOFFREY THORNE
Art & Cover by KHARY RANDOLPH
Available Free Digitally

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Preview: Charge #3

Charge #3

Fiction/Thriller
Digital Comic
(W) Chris Jury, Dan Jury
(A) Adhitya Zulkarnaen, Pam Siega

ISSUE SUMMARY

“Looks like people. Lots more army people.” Action packed issue! The Dentsu powers up again, opening the way for reinforcements from the future. But tensions mount between the two teams, as the clock ticks down to the next charge. Only one thing is certain: they won’t all make it through this alive.

SERIES SUMMARY

1975: trapped in a remote mountaintop research facility, scientists Jenson and Hobbs have made an amazing discovery. Just not the one they planned on. Now they must survive the night, and avoid being caught up in a future war between militarized corporations. And all before the machine’s next CHARGE.  Dan Jury and Chris Jury craft a gripping story about the invention of time travel and the fight to survive it.

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Preview: Archie 75 Series: Veronica

ARCHIE 75 SERIES: VERONICA

DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE
Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan Parent & Dan DeCarlo
On Sale Date: 8/17
112-page, digital exclusive comic
$2.99

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Archie Comics with this special retrospective presentation! Since she made her debut in PEP Comics #26 all the way back in 1942, Veronica Lodge has been an alluring figure. Despite her popularity, it wasn’t until 1989 that she finally got her own series. Veronica started in April 1989 and ended in December 2011, spanning across 210 issues. During this run, Veronica travelled across the globe, made some famous friends, joined a pop supergroup and welcomed a new resident to Riverdale that would make history. This collection will give you a glimpse at some of Veronica’s most memorable moments!

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Preview: Trespasser: Epilogue

TRESPASSER: EPILOGUE

(W) Justin M. Ryan
(A) Kristian Rossi
(L) DC Hopkins
FREE, 10 pgs, Full Color, Young Adult
Digital Comic Book

Were the right choices made that night? The story of Hector and his daughter Maria comes to a close… for now.

Alone and afraid, how far will one man go to protect his child from the unknown?

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Preview: Pep Digital #184 – Archie & Friends: The Riverdale Games

PEP DIGITAL #184 – ARCHIE & FRIENDS: THE RIVERDALE GAMES

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan DeCarlo, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 8/10
124-page, digital exclusive comic
$4.99 U.S.

Archie and the Gang are spending their summer vacation partaking in some gold-medal worthy activities including swimming, archery, volleyball, golf and lots more! Don’t worry about booking a plane to Brazil — celebrate the Riverdale Games without even leaving the comfort of your own home!

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Preview: Trespasser #4

TRESPASSER #4

(W) Justin M. Ryan
(A) Kristian Rossi
(L) DC Hopkins
$2.99, 22 pgs, Full Color, Young Adult
Digital Comic Book

While his daughter’s life hangs in the balance, Hector takes a desperate gamble with the beings who threaten their existence.

Alone and afraid, how far will one man go to protect his child from the unknown?

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Dark Horse’s 30 Years Humble Bundle to Benefit the Hero Initiative

Humble Bundle and Dark Horse Comics have teamed up to launch the Dark Horse Comics 30th Anniversary Bundle today. Starting today, fans of the legendary publisher can pay what they want for over $400 worth of digital comics, all while supporting a great cause.

These comics together usually cost as much as $483. At Humble Bundle, though, customers choose their price! Fans can pay what they want for Adventures into the Unknown Archives Volume 1, Aliens vs. Predator: Thrill of the Hunt, Captain Midnight Volume 1: On the Run, Conan Volume 1: The Frost-Giant’s Daughter and Other Stories, Cravan: Mystery Man of the Twentieth Century, Crime Does Not Pay Archives Volume 1, Cut, Dark Horse Heroes Omnibus Volume 1, Ghost Omnibus Volume 1, X Omnibus Volume 1, Project Black Sky: Secret Files, and SpyBoy Volume 1: The Deadly Gourmet Affair.

Those who pay more than the average price will also unlock The Secret, Two Past Midnight, Usagi Yojimbo: Yokai, The Chronicles of Conan Volume 1: Tower of the Elephant and Other Stories, Skyman Volume 1: The Right Stuff, Mass Effect Volume 1: Redemption, Dark Matter Volume 1: Rebirth, Itty Bitty Mask, SpyBoy Volumes 2–3, and Father’s Day.

Fans who pay $15 or more will receive all of the above, plus Ghost Volume 1: In the Smoke and Din, Ghost/Hellboy Special, Deep Gravity, Empowered Volume 1, Milk and Cheese: Dairy Products Gone Bad, MIND MGMT Volume 1: The Manager, Plants vs. Zombies: Timepocalypse, Predator: Prey to the Heavens, The Massive Volume 1: Black Pacific, The Goon Volume 6: Chinatown, and King Tiger.

On Wednesday, August 17, look for eight additional volumes to join the bundle!

As with all Humble Bundles, customers can choose how their purchase dollars are allocated between the publisher and the charity. The Humble Comics Bundle: Dark Horse 30th Anniversary supports the Hero Initiative, though customers can also choose a favorite organization from a database of over thirty thousand charities.

The Humble Comics Bundle: Dark Horse 30th Anniversary will run from August 10 to August 24 at 11 a.m. Pacific Time.

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