(W) Jodie Bellaire, Jeremy Lambert (A) Andres Genolet, Ramon Bachs, Eleonora Carlini (CA) Kevin Wada In Shops: Jul 28, 2021 SRP: $14.99
Anya has a secret connection to the Watcher’s Council and it leads to… the first full appearance of the Slayer who came before Buffy??? And the truth behind Anya’s mysterious past connects Buffy(s) – yes, plural – in ways no one ever saw coming…
Plus, discover the shocking truth behind the Slayer known as Faith!
Collects Buffy the Vampire Slayer #21-22, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Faith #1.
Script: Various Art: Various Cover: Dan Parent, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña 978-1-64576-921-7 $14.99 US / $17.99 CAN 5 1/4 x 8” 1000 pp, Full Color Digital On-Sale Date: 7/28 Direct Market On-Sale Date: 8/4
1000 pages of Archie Comics? No, you’re not dreaming—that’s exactly what you’ll get in this oversized collection featuring over 100 stories of hilarious scenarios and heartwarming tales!
(W) Kevin Eastman, Tom Waltz, Mateus Santalouco (A) Dave Watcher, Michael Dialynas, Mateus Santalouco, Ben Bishop (CA) Dan Duncan In Shops: Jul 21, 2021 SRP: $59.99
It’s all been leading up to this! A massive showdown on the streets of New York City! As New York gets torn apart by different factions, mutant and human alike, Karai returns and the future of the TMNT, in fact all of NYC, comes down to a final negotiation between Splinter and Karai. It’s the shocking culmination of nearly a decade of storytelling as our heroes face their darkest hour against a multitude of enemies bent on their total destruction. Find out how a City at War will change the world forever! Plus, abandon all hope… as the most infamous villain in the Turtles’ universe, Shredder, returns!
Collects Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #90-100 as well as the 2019 Free Comic Book Day issue, Macro-Series: Raphael, and the Shredder In Hell mini-series.
(W) Katie Cook (A/CA) Butch K. Mapa In Shops: Jul 21, 2021 SRP: $9.99
Grab a teammate and strap in for adventure, Avengers-style! Three action-packed stories featuring unlikely superhero pairs joining forces to thwart the plans of outrageous villains!
First, in order to stop Loki’s newest scheme, Thor and Ant-Man go…antiquing? Then, while visiting an elementary school, Captain America runs into the nefarious Trapster! With scores of children in peril, Cap must rely on the aid of none other than Squirrel Girl! And, after Thor and Cap’s difficulties, find out what the rest of the Avengers are up to on their day off! Chaos reigns as a fiendish villain makes off with one of Dr. Strange’s most powerful artifacts! Collects issues #1-3 of Marvel Action Avengers Vol. Two.
(W) Joe Hill (A/CA) Gabriel Rodriguez In Shops: Jul 21, 2021 SRP: $125.00
The stories that inspired the Netflix series! All six volumes of the critically acclaimed Locke & Key series are now available in one massive compendium featuring an all-new Introduction by series co-creator, Joe Hill.
Named a “modern masterpiece” by The A.V. Club, Locke & Key tells a sprawling tale of magic and family, legacy and grief, good and evil. Acclaimed suspense novelist and New York Times-bestselling author Joe Hill (The Fireman, Heart-Shaped Box, NOS4A2) has created a gripping story of dark fantasy and wonder-with astounding artwork from Gabriel Rodriguez-that, like the doors of Keyhouse, will transform all who open it.
(W) Fred Van Lente (A/CA) Ryan Dunlavey In Shops: Jul 21, 2021 SRP: $17.99
From the team behind The Comic Book History of Comics comes the perfect companion piece telling the story of the triumphs and tragedies of the filmmakers and beloved animated characters of the past century and a half – essential for hardcore fans of the medium and noobies alike! It’s all here, from Aardman to Zoetrope, Disney to Miyazaki, Hanna-Barbera to Pixar, and everything in-between!
Begin in the early 1900s with J. Stuart Blackton and the first American cartoon, Winsor McCay’s Gertie the Dinosaur, and Felix the Cat! Find out about Margaret Winkler, the most powerful person in early animation, and Walt Disney, who revolutionizes cartoons with sound and color! Discover how Fleischer Studios teaches us to sing “Boop-boop-a-doop” and eat our spinach, and how Warner Bros’ Looney Toons rivaled Disney’s Silly Symphonies! Plus, icons of animation including Hanna-Barbera, Huckleberry Hound, The Flintstones, and Ruby-Spears; the Plastic Age of toy-based TV shows including G.I. Joe, Transformers, and He-Man; and the new Golden Age of TV animation launched by The Simpsons!
And go abroad to France with Emile Cohl’s dynamic doodles in Fantasmagorie; to Japan, where Momotaro debuts the first full-length anime, Divine Sea Warriors, and Osauma Tezuka conquers TV as he conquered manga; and to Argentina, which beat out Snow White for the first feature length animated movie by two decades! And finally, Jurassic Park and the computer animation revolution! Post-Little Mermaid Disney, Pixar, and Studio Ghibli conquer the world!
If you’ve ever wanted to know more about the history of animation but were afraid to ask, this book is especially for you!
Script: Various Art: Various Cover: Dan Parent 978-1-64576-919-4 $12.99 US / $17.99 CAN 6 x 9” 120 pp, Full Color Direct Market On-Sale Date: 7/21
BETTY & VERONICA: WHAT IF is classic B&V at their finest — loaded with friendship and fun. Featuring the timeless, classic Archie style known across the world for its family-friendly stories and rich history. Betty and Veronica stories are back with this collection of tales that see the two iconic BFFs tackle the fantastical, supernatural, dangerous and everything in-between!
(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Dan Mora In Shops: Jul 21, 2021 SRP: $16.99
As the tether between our world and the Otherworld grows dangerously thin, Bridgette and Duncan are determined to stay one step ahead of Arthur and Merlin’s plans…though this time it may not be enough.
To prevent more chaos, Bridgette, Duncan, and Rose must fight harder than ever to keep things secret, but it’s a modern era and Merlin’s secrets may not stay hidden very long…
Image Comics has announced that the Eisner Award winning seriesPaper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang with colors by Matt Wilson will be collected in its entirety into a trade paperback compendium. Paper Girls: The Complete Storywill feature new cover art by Chiang and will hit shelves this Fall from Image Comics.
“Always Be My Maybe star and Baby Cobra comedian Ali Wong will join Amazon’s Paper Girls series, based on Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang’s graphic novel, from Amazon Studios, Legendary TV and Plan B. She will join series leads Sofia Rosinksy, Camryn Jones, Riley Lai Nelet and Fina Strazza. Stephany Folsom and Christopher C. Rogers will co-showrun. Vaughan, Chiang, Plan B, Christopher Cantwell and the showrunners will serve as executive producers for the series, which is set to film in Chicago this year.”
Paper Girls follows four twelve-year-old newspaper delivery girls from the year 1988 who uncover the most important story of all time. Suburban drama and otherworldly mysteries collide in this critically acclaimed series about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood.
Paper Girls: The Complete Story trade paperback (ISBN: 978-1534319998, Diamond Code: AUG210107) will collect the complete series, issues #1-30, and be available on Wednesday, October 27 and in bookstores on Tuesday, November 2.
(W) Jim Zub (A) Max Dunbar (CA) Espen Grundetjern In Shops: Jul 07, 2021 SRP: $19.99
The nomadic space station called Stone Star brings gladiatorial entertainment to ports across the galaxy. Inside this gargantuan vessel of tournaments and temptations, foragers and fighters struggle to survive.
A young thief named Dail discovers a dark secret in the depths of Stone Star and has to decide where his destiny lies-staying hidden in the shadows or standing tall in the searing spotlight of the arena. Either way, his life, and the cosmos itself, will never be the same!
Collects the original digital series Stone Star #1-#5 in print for the first time.