DC Comics In March 2009 – Part 2 : Wildstorm15 décembre 2008 Non Par Comic Box
[ENGLISH] DC Comics tells us: DC’s new solicitation info and artwork for comics arriving in stores in March 2009 are here. Part 2: Wildstorm (Stormwatch, Gen13, Authority, Wildcats, Ex Machina, Casey Blue, DC/Wildstorm: Dreamwar, Fringe, Gears of War…)
STORMWATCH: PHD #20
Written by Ian Edginton and Russell Utley
Art by Leandro Fernández & Francisco Paronzini and Ben Oliver
Cover by Leandro Fernández
Fuji lies dying after a confrontation with the Eidolon! And a StormWatch emergency beacon is activated in Europe where a nuclear winter has covered the region in darkness. What could be waiting in the shadows?
Features the final chapter of the Defile story from Russell Utley and Ben Oliver!
On sale March 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by Scott Beatty and Russell Utley
Art by Mike Huddleston and Ben Oliver
Cover by Mike Huddleston
Grunge literally skates for his life as he and the team make a stop at a fabled skatepark! How will a fateful meeting change the team and what member finally decides to leave the group?
Russell Utley and Ben Oliver continue their backup tale featuring the Daemonite villain Defile!
On sale March 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
THE AUTHORITY #8
Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning and Russell Utley
Art by Simon Coleby and Ben Oliver
Cover by Simon Coleby
The British government reaches out to the Authority to help apprehend a powerful super-powered being who escaped confinement when the world ended. Can the team, minus their more powerful members, contain a threat of unimaginable power?
Meanwhile, writer Russell Utley and artist Ben Oliver – the creative team behind the critically acclaimed miniseries Puncture – continue their backup story featuring the Daemonite villain known as Defile!
On sale March 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by Christos Gage
Art by Neil Googe and Ivan Reis & Livesay
Cover by Neil Googe
After struggling to survive in Los Angeles, the appeal of Majestic’s Hawaiian utopia proves too powerful a pull for some members of the team. But what’s really going on in the tropical paradise – and will the truth tear the team apart?
Also, Christos Gage and artist Ivan Reis (GREEN LANTERN) team for a two-part backup that at last reveals the fate of StormWatch: Team Achilles and just how Flint joined up with the current team!
On sale March 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
EX MACHINA SPECIAL #4
Written by Brian K. Vaughan
Art and variant cover by John Paul Leon
Cover by Tony Harris
Artist John Paul Leon (SCALPED) joins writer Brian K. Vaughan for an extra-sized adventure leading directly into the series’ final two storylines. As Mayor Mitchell Hundred fights to solve New York City’s energy crisis, a mysterious new villain from the retired Super Hero’s past threatens more than just the environment.
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Tony Harris), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by John Paul Leon). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale March 11 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US MATURE READERS
CASEY BLUE: BEYOND TOMORROW TP
Written by B. Clay Moore
Art and cover by Carlo Barberi
Casey Blue is your average high school senior – until the moment she snaps into action and savagely murders a stranger with her bare hands! In this volume collecting the entire 6-issue miniseries, Casey discovers her hidden role in preventing a full-scale invasion of earth. The only problem is she had no idea she’s humanity’s salvation.
Advance-solicited; on sale April 15 • 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US
DC/WILDSTORM: DREAMWAR TP
Written by Keith Giffen
Art by Lee Garbett & Trevor Scott
Cover by Mike McKone
The six-issue miniseries that pits the heroes of two universes against each other is collected! The WildStorm Universe is being torn apart — and when heroes from the DCU begin crossing over into their world, things go from bad to worse!
Advance solicited; on sale April 1 • 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Written by Mike Johnson, Alex Katsnelson, Matthew Pitts and Danielle DiSpaltro
Art by Tom Mandrake
The FOX television phenomenon Fringe continues in this special tie-in comic series from creators J.J. Abrams, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. Don’t miss any of the clues as the mysteries of FRINGE unfold here! This book is resolicited. All previous orders are canceled.
RESOLICIT • On sale March 4 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
GEARS OF WAR #6
Written by Joshua Ortega
Art by Liam Sharp
Cover by Brandon Badeaux
Video game art variant cover
The action-packed prequel to Gears of War 2 concludes its opening arc with a bang! Delta finds their mission in shambles with numerous members dead! Could things possibly get worse?
For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition, retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition. See the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale March 11 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
MIRROR’S EDGE #5
Written by Rhianna Pratchett
Art by Matthew Dow Smith
Cover by Niko Henrichon
Faith finds her father, and when the two are finally reunited, he tells her there may be more to her mother’s work than she ever knew – perhaps even a clue she left behind especially for Faith. Continuing the miniseries event written by famed game writer Rhianna Pratchett and illustrated by Matthew Dow Smith (SUPERNATURAL: ORIGINS) and presenting an adventure further fleshing out this incredible video game world!
On sale March 4 • 5 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US
MYSTERIUS: THE UNFATHOMABLE #3
Written by Jeff Parker
Art and cover by Tom Fowler
After a surprising tragedy at Grant’s Tomb, Mysterius and Delfi return to the home of the severely disturbed Vic Chesnea to find he had a good reason for becoming unhinged. Two of the good reasons are trying to get into the house tonight to kill everyone! Can Mysterius’ magic keep them out and save the day? Here’s a hint: No.
On sale March 18 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
RESIDENT EVIL #1
Written by Rick Sanchez
Art by Kevin Sharpe & Jim Clark
Video game art cover
Variant cover by Brandon Badeaux
Capcom’s international video game sensation returns in March with Resident Evil 5 and WildStorm debuts the new prequel miniseries tying into the highly anticipated release! Find out what led Chris Redfield to Africa and learn the dark burden that haunts him! An absolute must-read for fans of the franchise and a starting point for new readers!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a video game art cover), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Brandon Badeaux). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale March 11 • 1 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
RESIDENT EVIL: FIRE AND ICE TP
Written by Ted Adams and Kris Oprisko
Art by Lee Bermejo, Shawn Crystal, Carlos D’Anda
Cover by Lee Bermejo
Timed for release with the all-new Resident Evil 5 video game and limited to 5,000 copies! Umbrella agents attempt to dominate the world with their Zombie Virus, and S.T.A.R.S.’ Charlie Team is the only force capable of standing in their way. But are they prepared to battle an entire circus full of zombie-fied freaks? Collecting the 4-issue miniseries (for the first time!) plus stories from WildStorm’s RESIDENT EVIL magazine, featuring art by Lee Bermejo (JOKER HC)!
On sale March 25 • 256 pg, FC, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by Mike Costa
Art by CP Smith and Ramón Pérez
Cover by CP Smith
Facing a deadly new adversary, Alpha Team finds their fortunes turn for the worse with the arrival of a Chimeran patrol! Fighting for their lives, the team retreats into the deserted Alaska base and prepares for war! But with overwhelming enemy forces everywhere and the nearest military help hundreds of miles away, will Alpha’s first mission be their last?
On sale March 25 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
SUPERNATURAL: RISING SON TP
Written by Peter Johnson & Rebecca Dessertine
Art by Diego Olmos
Cover by Dustin Nguyen
Collecting the 6-issue miniseries prequel to the hit CW television series! Dean and Sam Winchester were raised as hunters by their widowed father — and now they’re old enough to join him on his “hunting” trips.
Advance-solicited; on sale April 29 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
TOP 10 SPECIAL #1
Written by Zander Cannon
Art by Da Xiong
Cover by Gene Ha
AMERICA’S BEST COMICS. It’s a courtroom drama as only Top 10 can do it! Girl Two has a murder case, and her client is more than willing to plead guilty. The problem is, she’s got a feeling he didn’t commit the crime. So who – or what – is he protecting? Featuring stunning art by Chinese superstar Da Xiong.
On sale March 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
WORLD OF WARCRAFT: ASHBRINGER HC
Written by Micky Neilson
Art by Ludo Lullabi & Tony Washington
Cover by Chris Robinson
Collecting the 4-issue ASHBRINGER miniseries, this rollicking adventure begins as the Lich King’s plague of undeath ravages the human kingdom of Lordaeron. Hidden away, a mighty blade is forged from a dark orb — a blade that will become legend.
Advance-solicited; on sale May 27 • 128 pg, FC, $19.99 US
THE X-FILES #5
Written by Doug Moench
Art and cover by Brian Denham
People have gone missing in the Badlands for centuries. Now, a fresh spate of disappearances is linked to the possible serial killer “Dante,” who claims he is inspired by demons from hell. While Scully assumes the suspect is either lying or deranged, Mulder follows legends of the Hollow Earth to a labyrinth of subterranean tunnels – just as Dante escapes custody and heads for home.
On sale March 18 • 5 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.50 US
WORLD OF WARCRAFT #17
Written by Walter Simonson
Art by Mike Bowden & Jerome K. Moore
Cover by Jon Buran & Tony Washington
It’s an historic day as Thrall arrives in Theramore to attend an important summit. But when natural enemies like Horde and Alliance converge, there’s sure to be bloodshed. And in the shadows, Garona plans on making matters worse for the Horde!
On sale March 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US