Below you’ll find the solicitations information and cover artwork for all of Dark Horse Comics comic book titles releasing on August 3, 2016. My picks this week are the Tarzan graphic novel and Baltimore, both are must haves in my book! Check it all out and see what’s right for you!
Lady Killer 2 #1
Writer: Joelle Jones
Artist: Joelle Jones
Colorist: Michelle Madsen
Cover Artist: Joelle Jones
Joelle Jones multi Eisner award nominated series continues!
The killer housewife is back! The Schuller family has moved to Cocoa Beach, Florida, where life carries on as usual. Josie continues to juggle Tupperware parties, her kids, and a few human heads. However, when someone from her past tails her on a hit, she may be in for more than she bargained for.
Writer: Kurtis Wiebe
Artist: Mindy Lee
Cover Artist: Mindy Lee
SHOOT FIRST. KICK ASS. GET PAID.
Sisters Nina and Georgie are bounty hunters, wanted criminals, and flat broke. In their quest to finally get paid, they’ve taken on a dangerous job on a familiar planet. It’s a showdown between old enemies and new allies as the epic sci-fi adventure continues!
“¢ Rat Queens creator Kurtis Wiebe joins forces with Mindy Lee to present a femme fatale sci-fi caper of epic proportions!
Baltimore: Empty Graves #5
Writer: Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden
Artist: Peter Bergting
Colorist: Michelle Madsen
Cover Artist: Ben Stenbeck
After the Blood-Red Witch disappears with Baltimore, Sofia and the others must fend off her followers while Rose and Kidd follow a new lead to find the witch and save Baltimore.
Blood-C: Demonic Moonlight Volume 2 TPB
Writer: CLAMP, Production I.G, Ryo Haduki
Artist: Ryo Haduki
Cover Artist: Ryo Haduki
CLAMP, Production I.G, and artist Ryo Haduki’s Blood-C prequel series concludes! An all-new story, Blood-C: Demonic Moonlight is a lore-rich prequel to the creature-filled Blood-C universe. David, a US soldier investigating strange deaths in Japan, continues to fight the Ancient Ones as they try to break into the human realm, and more is revealed about Lucy’s mysterious team of monster hunters!
* Based on CLAMP’s original story line and character designs!
Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan: The Complete Joe Kubert Years TPB
Writer: Joe Kubert
Artist: Joe Kubert
Colorist: Tatjana Wood
Cover Artist: Joe Kubert
Tarzan tales from a storytelling master!
This huge archival collection””featuring several Tarzan essays and original page layouts by Joe Kubert, along with collaborations with Russ Heath and Frank Thorne””is a must-have for fans of timeless adventure tales and Kubert’s undeniable intensity and skill. Reprinting issues #207–#235 of Kubert’s 1970s Tarzan run””every issue that he wrote and drew!
King’s Road TPB
Writer: Peter Hogan
Artist: Staz Johnson, Phil Winslade
Colorist: Phil Winslade, Douglas A. Sirois
Cover Artist: Staz Johnson
A civil war in another dimension impacts a seemingly normal American family! When mystical creatures raid the suburbs to assassinate Don’s family, he reveals that he needs to return to the original fantasy realm in which he was born to quell a violent uprising and regain the family throne! This collection includes all Dark Horse Presents chapters and the three-issue miniseries!
* Fantasy and action from writer Peter Hogan (Resident Alien)!
Dark Horse Comics/DC: Superman TPB
Writer: Chuck Dixon, Dan Jurgens
Penciller: Jon Bogdanove, Mike Allred
Artist: Kevin Nowlan, Carlos Meglia
Colorist: Dave Stewart, Greg Wright, Laura Allred
Cover Artist: Kevin Nowlan, Jon Bogdanove
Superman vs. Aliens!
In the first ever collection of the DC/Dark Horse Superman crossover stories, the Man of Steel faces the universe’s deadliest foe, but is he truly strong enough to defeat the xenomorph? Follow the Last Son of Krypton through the world of Madman and explore the jungles of East Africa with him alongside Tarzan, son of the jungle. Collects Superman vs. Aliens Volume 1, Superman vs. Aliens Volume 2: God War, Superman/Tarzan: Sons of the Jungle, and The Superman/Madman Hullabaloo.
* Over 400 pages of material contains four full Superman arcs from Dan Jurgens, Chuck Dixon, and Mike Allred, original covers, and pinup and sketchbook art from the original creative teams.
* In this 30th-anniversary year of Aliens, fans can rediscover the Man of Steel combating the xenomorph””for the first time since 2002.