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Preview: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Omnibus Vol. 6

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Omnibus Vol. 6

(W) Thom Zahler, Katie Cook, Andy Price, Jeremy Whitley, Ted Anderson, Paul Allor (A) Tony Fleecs, Agnes Garbowska, Andy Price, Brenda Hickey, Tony Kuusisto, Kate Sherron (CA) Lanna Souvanny
In Shops: Jan 20, 2021
SRP: $24.99

The adventures continue with all of your favorite Ponies. Enjoy more tales of friendship and fun ranging all over Equestria in this graphic novel omnibus!

First, when asked to direct a film based on their friendship adventures, will the friends’ memories turn out to be less than accurate? Then, things are getting a little crazier than normal in Ponyville! Pinkie Pie gains extraordinary powers after eating a magic apple, but will she use her new powers for good, or for fun? Meanwhile, the entire town is getting into the spooky spirit for Nightmare Night! Then, Rainbow Dash decides the elderly ponies of the retirement village could use some more excitement in their lives. So she invents EXTREME BINGO!
Collects My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic issues #66-78.

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Omnibus Vol. 6

Travel to August 1961 with Marvel

In August 1961, Fantastic Four #1 hit newsstands, heralding a new take on super hero stories and the birth of the Silver Age Marvel Universe! Now, sixty years later, experience the excitement of being a comic book fan in that momentous month with the Marvel: August 1961 Omnibus, a complete hardcover collection of every issue that shared the shelves with Fantastic Four #1, many never before reprinted!

Considering leaving the comic book industry behind, Stan Lee was persuaded by his loving wife Joan to create one more book exactly the way he wanted it. And so, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby created Fantastic Four #1 and changed the American pop culture landscape forever. Before the Silver Age kicked off, Marvel Comics had published western, romance, comedy, monster and science fiction titles — and in August 1961, Fantastic Four was just one of over a dozen very different Marvel books. This first-of-its-kind omnibus will include:

  • JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY (1952) #73-74
  • KATHY #13
  • FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #1
  • STRANGE TALES (1951) #90
  • TALES OF SUSPENSE (1959) #23
  • TALES TO ASTONISH (1959) #25
  • RAWHIDE KID (1960) #25

These works were brought to readers by some of the most influential comic book creators of all time including Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Don Heck, Stan Goldberg, Al Hartley, Paul Reinman, Jack Keller, Dick Ayers, Bob Forgione, Vince Colletta, and more!

Check out the all-new cover by Javier Rodriguez as well as the exclusive Direct Market variant cover by Jack Kirby and be sure to pick up this rare and unique collection when the Marvel: August 1961 Omnibus hits shops in August 2021!

Mike Grell is Kickstarting a Deluxe Omnibus of Jon Sable

Jon Sable, Freelance

After successful Kickstarter campaigns to revive Mike Grell’s Maggie the Cat and his collaboration with actor/writer Mark Ryan on The Pilgrim, Grell’s Masterstroke Studios imprint is giving one of his most popular creations a massive new release: Jon Sable, Freelance.

Jon Sable, Freelance, the story of a former African hunter in the concrete jungle, was one of the earliest successes among independent comics of the 1980s helped redefine what the medium could achieve..  A top seller, Sable often saw higher sales and critical praise than Batman, Superman, Spiderman, Avengers, and many other mainstay titles.

Grell left art duties on Jon Sable, Freelance with issue #44, but continued to write the title through issue #56 before leaving to do Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters for DC in 1987 (the same year Sable became a short-lived TV show on ABC, co-starring newcomer Rene Russo), continuing to push the boundaries of comics within the major companies thanks to the independent comics’ influence.

It is notable that Sable has never gotten the Deluxe Hardcover Omnibus treatment it deserves. IDW released a series of trade paperbacks in the early 2000s, and Comicmix published smaller sized paperback omnibus editions in the last decade. Masterstroke is upping the game by going for over-sized editions that will be definitive versions of the legendary series.

Each of the planned five volumes will clock in at around 400 pages each. They will be larger than we’ve ever seen Sable, measuring approximately 8.5 by 12.25 inches (the same size as the DC Comics Absolute Edition releases) with glossy interior pages, rare materials (including never before seen artwork), all new covers, and dust jackets that will line up to form a complete image when placed in order on a shelf. Each volume will retail for $100.

Jon Sable, Freelance

Masterstroke will release the omnibus editions, first via Kickstarter campaigns, then through wide distribution. Kickstarter backers will get them first, and with a variety of additional perks available only through the campaigns. 

That’s just the tip of the iceberg. The companion books that will be part of the Kickstarter campaigns will include the original Freelance Writing letters columns, a guide to the characters, guns and gadgets, creator commentary and new art from Grell. More will be announced as the campaign gets underway.  

Grell fans have been clamoring for a return of Jon Sable for many years. This omnibus collection will not only immortalize the iconic run of the character, but also pave the way for new Sable stories from Grell.

Look for the Jon Sable, Freelance Volume One THREE WEEK Kickstarter to launch in time for Christmas 2020, with an early Spring 2021 release date. All five omnibuses will be released over the two years that follow, culminating in Volume Five being published to celebrate Grell’s 75th birthday in 2022.

Read Classic Predator Comics with the Original Years Omnibus

Just as the Predators make their Marvel debut, fans can experience their original comics legacy in Predator: The Original Years Omnibus Vol. 1. Following the landmark 1987 film, the Predator franchise thrilled comic book readers with various series depicting terrifying encounters with the extraterrestrial hunters and exploring the dark history of their species. Both Predator aficionados and newcomers will be able to enjoy these classic tales in a hardcover format this July.

Nowhere is safe when the remorseless alien killers stalk the concrete jungle of New York City, leave a trail of death across the American Southwest and ignite the Cold War by landing in Siberia! Find out if the Predators came to Earth during Vietnam or World War I and see the hunters make a new enemy in Dutch’s brother, Detective John Schaefer. Read on as an Arizona prison becomes a slaughterhouse and witness a Predator vs. psychotic Predator showdown in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey! Finally, take a trip to 1950s Hollywood, where only a child with special glasses can see the monster in the midst of Tinseltown! It’s total carnage, Predator-style!

This unprecedented collection includes: Predator (1989) #1-4, Predator 2 #1-2, Predator: Big Game #1-4, Predator: Cold War #1-4, Predator: The Bloody Sands of Time #1-2, Predator: Race War #1-4, Predator: Bad Blood #1-4, Predator: Invaders From the Fourth Dimension, Predator: Dark River #1-4, Predator: Strange Roux, and Predator: Kindred #1-4 — plus material from Dark Horse Presents (1986) #46, #67-69 and #119; Dark Horse Comics #1-2, #4-7, #10-14, #16-18 and #20-21; and A Decade of Dark Horse #1.

Writers include Mark Verheiden, Franz Heinkel, John Arcudi, Dan Barry, Andrew Vachss, Randy Stradley, Evan Dorkin, Jerry Prosser, Brian McDonald, Jason R. Lamb, Scott Tolson, Neal Barrett, Jr., Chuck Dixon, Charles Moore, Terry Laban, and more. Artists include Chris Warner, Ron Randall, Dan Barry, Mark Bright, Evan Dorkin, Jordan Raskin, Lauchland Pelle, Derek Thompson, Jim Somerville, Mitch Byrd, Brian O’Connell, Roger Petersen, Leo Duranona, Enrique ALcatena, D. Alexander Gregory, Howard Cobb, and more.

Check out the cover by artist Iban Coello below, the direct market variant cover by artist Chris Warner.

Preview: Incorruptible Omnibus

Incorruptible Omnibus

(W) Mark Waid (A) Jean Diaz, Horacio Domingues, Marcio Takara, Damian Couceiro (CA) Scott Newman
In Shops: Sep 23, 2020
SRP: $39.99

Legendary comics writer Mark Waid examines the hard road to changing your ways and making a difference in the world in this direct followup to the award-winning Irredeemable.

Super villain Max Damage had an epiphany the day The Plutonian destroyed Sky City. When The Plutonian turned his back on humanity, Max Damage decided to step up. Now Max Damage has changed his name to Max Daring and turned from his formerly selfish ways to become… Incorruptible.

Collects Incorruptible issues #1-30.

Incorruptible Omnibus

Preview: Irredeemable Omnibus

Irredeemable Omnibus

(W) Mark Waid (A) Peter Krause, Various (CA) Scott Newman
In Shops: Sep 23, 2020
SRP: $49.99

When the Plutonian, the world’s greatest superhero, snaps and turns into the world’s greatest villain, only his former teammates have a chance at stopping his rampage. What became of the hope and promise once inside him? What happens to the world when its savior betrays it? What makes a hero irredeemable? For the first time, the entire Irredeemable saga is available in a single volume.

The acclaimed team of writer Mark Waid (Kingdom Come, The Avengers) and artist Peter Krause, along with some of the most acclaimed creators in comics, challenge everything you think you know about superheroes by exploring the good, the bad… and the irredeemable inside all of us.

Collects Irredeemable #1-37, Irredeemable Special #1 and Incorruptible #25-26.

Irredeemable Omnibus

Trick ‘r Treat Gets an Omnibus Comic Collection

Trick ‘r Treat

In time for Halloween and in celebration of the beloved horror saga, Legendary Comics has released the omnibus of the Trick ‘r Treat comic book collection from the deliciously dark imagination of the film’s creator Michael Dougherty. The celebratory edition—uniting the past two previously released graphic novels for the first time ever and featuring a new special introduction from Dougherty, new cover art and other cool extras—is now on sale in stores and online.

Legendary Comics is bringing fans the full compendium of twisted Halloween tales, brought to life by a top-notch team of creators, including: writers Zach Shields and Todd Casey; Eisner Award-winning writer Marc Andreyko; Eisner Award-winning artist Fiona StaplesZIDStuart Sayger; Stephen ByrneGrant BondMike Huddleston; and Christopher Gugliotti.

Trick ‘r Treat, the graphic novel adaptation of the film, reveals four evocatively illustrated tales of horror interwoven into one unforgettable Halloween night as the unsettling figure known as Sam pays a visit to an unsuspecting community, wreaking havoc during the scariest night of the year.

And then, in Trick ‘r Treat: Days of the Dead, franchise icon Sam takes readers on a journey back through Halloween history with four chilling tales. Discover old-world lovers whose romance takes a chilling turn and Western pioneers who discover the dark side of the frontier. Travel to 1950s Los Angeles for a tale of pure horror noir and into the heart of small-town America to see some pranksters taught a lesson they’ll never forget. Across centuries of Halloween horror, wherever fear lies, Sam will be waiting…

Marvel Begins to Collect Dark Horse’s Aliens Comics in April

The classic comic book tales set in the iconic—and terrifying—world of the Alien franchise will be collected next April in Aliens Omnibus Volume 1! Following the debut of the landmark film in 1979, the groundbreaking Alien franchise took the comic book world by storm with thrilling comic book series that both featured classic characters from the films and explored never-before-seen corners of the Alien universe.

This unprecedented collection will contain: Aliens (1988) 1-6, Aliens (1989) 1-4, Aliens: Earth War (1990) 1-4, Aliens: Genocide (1991) 1-4, Aliens: Hive (1992) 1-4, Aliens: Tribes (1992) 1, Aliens: Newt’s Tale (1992) 1-2, Alien 3 (1992) 1-3 and Aliens: Space Marines (1992) 1-12—plus material from Dark Horse Presents (1986) 24, 42-43, 56; Dark Horse Presents Fifth Anniversary Special (1991) 1; and Dark Horse Insider (1989) 14-27. Check out the direct market exclusive cover by artist Mark A. Nelson below, and be on the lookout the all-new main cover by artist Greg Land and more news about future Alien collections and comic books coming your way!

Aliens Omnibus Volume 1

Preview: Bill & Ted Omnibus

Bill & Ted Omnibus

(W) Brian Lynch (A) Jerry Gaylord (CA) Jamal Campbell
In Shops: Jul 29, 2020
SRP: $29.99

Join Bill & Ted in this totally resplendent, triumphant, stellar, and non-heinous follow up to Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey!

The universe’s most excellent duo has saved the world, but now it’s time to fulfill their destiny to become the inspiration for galactic harmony.

Collects Bill & Ted’s Most Triumphant Return, Bill & Ted Go to Hell, and Bill & Ted Save the Universe for a special value price that no fan can miss!

Bill & Ted Omnibus

Preview: Frank Cho’s Jungle Girl Complete Omnibus

Frank Cho’s Jungle Girl Complete Omnibus

writers: Frank Cho, Doug Murray
artists: Frank Cho, Adriano Batista, Jack Jadson
cover: Frank Cho
FC | 392 pages | $39.99 | Action/Adventure | Teen +

Dynamite proudly presents Frank Cho’s Jungle Girl! Overseen by co-writer and artist Frank Cho and infused the issue with everything Cho fans want to see — beautiful women, thrilling adventures, and, of course, dinosaurs — Jungle Girl also features Co-writer Doug Murray (Red Sonja: Queen of the Frozen Wastes, The ‘Nam) who’s along for the ride, as is series artist Adriano Batista (New Battlestar Galactica: Zarek, Red Sonja) as they bring the Jungle Girl to life!

This Complete Omnibus features all three “Seasons” of the Jungle Girl series, collected for the first time in one book!

Jana the Jungle Girl lives in a strange land – a land filled with dinosaurs, prehistoric men, and much, much more! When a group of intruders finds themselves in need, Jana races to save them, kicking off a chain of events that, with each new chapter, reveals more clues about the nature of Jana, and of the island itself!

Frank Cho’s Jungle Girl Complete Omnibus
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