DC Comics In February 2010: Vertigo

16 novembre 2009 Non Par Comic Box

DC Comics In February 2010: Vertigo[ENGLISH] DC Comics tells us: DC Comic In February 2010, Part 3: Vertigo. Air, Daytripper, Demo, DMZ, Cinderella: From Fabletown With Love, Hellblazer, Fables, Jack of Fables, Greek Street, Joe The Barbarian, House of Mystery, Madame Xanadu, Northlanders, Scalped, Unwritten, Unknow Soldier…

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Advance-solicited • On sale April 14 • 136 pg, B&W, $6.75” x 10.25”, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Peter Bagge • Art and cover by Peter Bagge
“I can count on one hand the number of comic artists whose work is as strong…maybe on two or three fingers.”
– Robert Crumb
Meet three certified geeks: a self-loathing journalist who has a seemingly normal girlfriend, a conspiracy theorist who still lives with his mother and an unemploy ed gamer who lives in his car. These strangely likable misfits find that dark personal secrets can sometimes be a virtue in OTHER LIVES, a hilarious original graphic novel by award-winning creator Peter Bagge (Hate). The story also explores people’s identities, both real and created, and how the two become confused and conflated through the Internet and role-playing games.

AIR #18
On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by G. Willow Wilson • Art by M.K. Perker • Cover by M.K. Perker

Newly weaned off her medication, Blythe heads back to work for the first time in weeks. A surprise is waiting for her: the Hyperwing 307, the sleekest and most advanced hyperprax airship ever built. It will be hers to fly – if she survives a series of baffling pilot’s tests.

On sale February 10 • 3 of 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Fábio Moon & Gabriel Bá • Art by Gabriel Bá & Fábio Moon • Cover by Gabriel Bá

“I hate you, you piece of s—!” Those were her last words before she left him. If all we need is love, how do we keep going once we lose it? To find out, Bras’ father will take him to the desert and take Bras’ best friend to an art show.

DMZ #50
On sale February 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Brian Wood • Art by Riccardo Burchielli, Ryan Kelly, Rebekah Isaacs, Fábio Moon, JP Leon & others •Cover by Riccardo Burchielli & BRIAN WOOD

Celebrate 50 issues of DMZ with “Notes from the Underground,” an oversized collection of short stories gathered by stranded rookie journalist Matty Roth on location in the heart of America’s Second Civil War. Featuring art from talent spanning the entire industry including Ryan Kelly (Local) Fábio Moon (B.P.R.D., DAYTRIPPER), JP Leon (STATIC) and more! This is a must-not-miss celebration of a pivotal Vertigo series.

DEMO VOL. 2 #1

On sale February 3 • 1 of 6 • 32 pg, B&W, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Brian Wood • Art and cover by Becky Cloonan

“A series of compelling but achingly brief short stories that each introduce extraordinary characters.”  –THE ONION on DEMO VOL. 1

The pioneering indie masterwork returns! And here’s the first of 6 brand-new, single-issue, done-in-one stories from Brian Wood (DMZ, NORTHLANDERS) and Becky Cloonan (AMERICAN VIRGIN, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), each one just as powerful and emotionally charged as the original run. In “The Waking Life of Angels,” a woman is haunted by a recurring premonition; one of a person plummeting from a great height. Seriously sleep-deprived and with only fragments of images for clues, she abandons her life to travel halfway around the world in hopes of finding this person before her fateful accident occurs.

On sale February 3 • 4 of 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Chris Roberson • Art by Shawn McManus • Cover by Chrissie Zullo

Fabletown’s favorite superspy Cinderella and her Arabian ally are closer than ever to finding the source of the illicit magics. Meanwhile, at Cindy’s store, the new magical shoes are a runaway success – literally!

On sale February 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Bill Willingham • Art by David Lapham • Cover by Joao Ruas

“The Championship” concludes! As honorable judge Flycatcher sits in judgment of star baseball player Goblin, he has a tough choice – if he finds Goblin guilty, the penalty is death. Heavy is the head that wears the crown! Featuring guest-artist David Lapham (YOUNG LIARS, SILVERFISH).

On sale February 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Bill Willingham and Matthew Sturges • Art by Tony Akins & Andrew Pepoy • Cover by Brian Bolland

Jack Frost, all things being equal, is a much better hero than his dad. You want monsters? We got ‘em! You want quests and riches? We got ‘em in spades! You want fish men from Venus? Well…we don’t actually have those.

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Peter Milligan • Art by Giuseppe Camuncoli & Stefano Landini • Cover by Simon Bisley

In the conclusion of “India,” imperialism and dodgy mysticism collide in a Bollywood spectacular – HELLBLAZER-style! John Constantine tries to trick a demon, talks to the dead, and may finally find time to enjoy his duty-free whiskey.

On sale February 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Peter Milligan • Art by Davide Gianfelice • Cover by Davide Furno

Walking corpses and unquiet ghosts stalk Greek Street as Eddie and Sandy hook up with our chorus girl, Chantel. But now that Chantel has entered the story… can things ever be the same for her? Meanwhile the Furies gang war heats up while Lord Menon discovers that some dead bodies just won’t lie still.

Advance-solicited • On sale March 10 • 144 pg, FC, $9.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Peter Milligan • Art by Davide Gianfelice • Cover by KAKO

“A reminder that some stories are too true and too dangerous to ever die…crackles with Promethean fire.” – Grant Morrison

Boasting a “Greek Chorus” of sexy strippers, vengeful gangsters, a murderous youth and a disturbed clairvoyant teenaged girl, GREEK STREET is Peter Milligan’s reimagining of the brutal and visceral tragedies of Ancient Greece played out on the mean streets of modern-day London. This first paperback collects issues #1-5 of the provocative new series.

On sale February 17 • 2 of 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US  MATURE READERS
Written by Grant Morrison • Art and cover by Sean Murphy

Formless Deathcoats, Dwarf Pirate Submariners, a Rodent Yojimbo – the wildest imaginings of a young boy become all too real in this breakout epic from superstar writer Grant Morrison and rising talent Sean Murphy. Fantasy and reality, death and life, collide in this new must-read series.

On sale February 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Matthew Sturges • Art by Luca Rossi & Farel Dalrymple • Cover by Esao Andrews

A boy has arrived at the House of Mystery, and he claims to have a very special relationship with Fig. The problem: Fig has no idea who he is. And she doesn’t much like him, either. Featuring art by indie superstar Farel Dalrymple (Omega The Unknown).

On sale February 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Matt Wagner • Art by Joëlle Jones & David Hahn • Cover by Amy Reeder Hadley

Presenting the conclusion of guest artist Joëlle Jones’ flashback revealing Madame Xanadu’s earliest days. Squabbles with the young immortal’s sister Morganna intensify and turn bloody as the world of Fairy and Roman conquest vie for domination of pre-history Britain.

On sale February 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Brian Wood • Art by Leandro Fernandez
Cover by Massimo Carnevale
“The Plague Widow” part 5 of 8. The plague finally claims a victim within the city walls, and in the outburst of violence that follows, several scores are settled. By the time dawn breaks, will there still be “700 souls on the Volga” – and who would be left to command them?


Advance-solicited • On sale March 24 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US MATURE READERS
Written by Brian Wood •Art by Dean Ormston, Vasilis Lolos, Danijel Zezelj & Davide Gianfelice • Cover by Massimo Carnivale

Collecting NORTHLANDERS #9,10, 17-20! This collection explores everything from the art of Viking single combat to the role of women in the Viking world.

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Jason Aaron • Art by Davide Furno • Cover by Jock

Beginning a brand-new arc focusing on one of the reservation’s most mysterious characters: Red Crow’s right-hand man, Shunka. When Red Crow becomes embroiled in a feud with a rival Native American casino, Shunka is sent to sort out the mess…

On sale February 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Mike Carey • Art by Peter Gross & Jimmy Broxton • Cover by Yuko Shimizu

The start of a new storyline! Tom Taylor discovers the true meaning of “out of the frying pan” as his escape from Donostia jail takes him to Stuttgart – in 1940! It’s a ghost city inhabited by the master liar of the Third Reich, Josef Goebbels, and a tortured soul who’s crying out for rescue – or death…

On sale February 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Jeff Lemire • Art and cover by Jeff Lemire

“The new ‘must-read’ book.”  – Geoff Johns

“Like a Coen brothers road trip drama… a fantastic post-apocalyptic comic.”   – AM New York

“In Captivity” part 1! A new storyline begins for one of the most talked about new series. After the twisted conclusion to the previous issue, take a look back at the first days of the apocalypse and the lengths to which Jeppard is forced to go in order to survive. Plus, discover more details about the disturbing fate of the young hybrid boy Gus.

On sale February 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Joshua Dysart • Art by Alberto Ponticelli • Cover by Dave Johnson

The world is becoming as hot as the barrel of a spent gun, and Moses feels it most of all. Now he’s making a mad play, falsely aligning himself with everyone in hopes of figuring out who killed the camp doctor before one of his new “friends” puts a bullet in his back.

Advance-solicited• On sale March 17 • 200 pg, FC, $17.99 US MATURE READERS
Written by Joshua Dysart • Art by Alberto Ponticelli & Pat Masioni • Cover by Dave Johnson

In this second volume, collecting issues #7-14 of the acclaimed series, a militant group makes the Unknown Soldier an offer: To focus the world’s attention on Africa’s problems, kill American celebrity Margaret Wells on Ugandan soil.

Advance-solicited•On sale March 3 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US MATURE READERS
Written by Warren Ellis • Art by Darick Robertson, Rodney Ramos and others • Cover by Darick Robertson

Spider Jerusalem is hot on the trail of the horrifying truth behind the newly elected President’s campaign, all from issues #31-36.

Advance-solicited • On sale April 21 • 320 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $29.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Brian K. Vaughan • Art by Pia Guerra, Goran Sudzuka and Jose Marzan Jr.• Cover by Massimo Carnevale

In this collection of issues #24-36 of the Eisner Award-winning series, Yorick’s unbalanced sister Hero tracks him to San Francisco, only to find that he has seemingly succumbed to the male-killing plague.