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Click here for a list of the comics published in april ‘08

 

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The Nye Incidents OGN
Frequency of Publication: Original Graphic Novel
Intended Audience: Teen Readers: TR 15+
Genre: Sci-Fi, Mystery.
Format: Trade paperback, approx 144 pgs, FC, perfect bound.
Retail Price: 18.99
ISBN: 1-934692-01-8 ISBN 13: 978-1-934692-01-1
Author: Craig Spector
Artist: Guus Floor
Cover Artists: A – Aadi Salman

Lynn Devlin is a medical examiner who thinks she has seen everything Nye County has to throw at her. She copes with methodical, rational logic. But when a grotesque murder of a supposed alien abductee occurs that cannon be solved with her scalpel and microscope, Lynn finds her detachment is shattered, and her dreams haunted by large dark, oval-shaped eyes. Now, only one thing is certain: There’s a killer loose in the alien abductee community… human or otherwise.
The story Whitley Strieber (Communion) was too terrified to tell himself!
Inspired by true events!

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Kore & Warstone: The World of Abaddon TP
Frequency of Publication: Trade Paperback
Intended Audience: Teen Readers: TR 12+
Genre: Action/Adventure, Fantasy, Martial Arts, Sci-Fi.
Format: Trade paperback, approx 144 pgs, FC, perfect bound.
Retail Price: 18.99
ISBN: 1-934692-12-3 ISBN 13: 978-1-934692-12-7
Author: Josh Blaylock
Artists: Tim Seeley & Matt Cossin
Cover Artists: Tim Seeley

Two different men stumble down two very different fated paths when they enter the mystical world of Abaddon.  Alex Crane, a compulsive gambler turned thief, and Dylan Forester, a college freshman who discovers his lineage as a half elf orphaned in New York, both rise to new callings in modern landscape where magic, fairies, dwarves, and goblins live among one another.

A new printing of the hard-to-find and sold out Kore TP now with bonus
Warstone: Abaddon Invades story included!

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Defex TP
Frequency of Publication: Trade Paperback
Intended Audience: Teen Readers: TR 12+
Genre: Superhero, Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi.
Format: Trade paperback, approx 144 pgs, FC, perfect bound.
Retail Price: 18.99
ISBN: 1-932796-37-1 ISBN 13: 978-1-932796-37-7
Author: Marv Wolfman (Teen Titans)
Artists: Stefano Caselli (Avengers; The Initiative) & Sunder Raj
Cover Artists: Stefano Caselli & Sunder Raj

It started as an experiment gone too far. A group of brilliant young scientists, working on the outer edge of genetic theory, acting in secret, trigger something hidden in every human’s DNA. In the space of one night, they become more than human — and find themselves caught up in a conspiracy that threatens to affect the entire planet! Can a handful of confused, frightened young people adjust to their incredible powers in time to prevent catastrophe?
Collecting all six action packed issues!

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Halloween Journal
Frequency of Publication: Notebook
Intended Audience: Teen Readers: TR 15+
Genre: Superhero, Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi.
Format: 5 ½” x 8 1/2” Spiral Bound, approx 128 pgs,
Retail Price: 10.99
ISBN: 1-934692-13-1 ISBN 13: 978-1-934692-13-4
Artists: Tim Seeley & Various
Using the eerie artwork from DDP’s new Halloween: Nightdance mini-series! The perfect desk item for any Michael Myers/Halloween fan! Write, draw, take notes about your top ten horror movies – all with The Shape watching over you!

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Halloween 3A Halloween 3B Halloween 3C
Halloween: Nightdance #3 [of 4] Frequency of Publication: Monthly Limited Series
Intended Audience: TR – Teen Readers 17+
Genre: Horror / Movie Tie-In / Action
Format: Standard Comic, 32 pgs, FC, Saddle Stitched
Retail Price: A – $3.50 B – $3.50 C – $5.50
UPC Code: Cover A – 882142-00154-00301 Cover B – 882142-00154-00302
Cover C – 882142-00154-00303

Author: Stefan Hutchinson
Artists: Tim Seeley
Cover Artists:
A –Tim Seeley
B –Roger Robinson
C – “Masters of Comic Book Horror” Alternate Cover by Greg Capullo (Spawn)
As Halloween night descends on the small town of Russellville, Illinois, a young girl named Lisa desperately tries to escape the terror unleashed by Michael Myers. Meanwhile, Ryan enacts his plan of revenge against Michael for the murder of his wife, but how far is he willing to go in his hunt for The Shape?
Continuing the classic story from the original John Carpenter film!
-“Masters of Comic Book Horror” Alternate Cover by Greg Capullo (Spawn)!
-B-cover by Roger Robinson
-Written by the director of the Halloween: 25 Years of Terror documentary!
-Each issue of this series will have an alternate cover by a “Master of Comic Book Horror”!

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Spooks 3A Spooks 3B
Spooks #3 [of 4] Frequency of Publication: Monthly Limited Series
Intended Audience: TR – Teen Readers 15+
Genre: Horror / Action / High Fantasy / Adventure
Format: Standard Comic, 32 pgs, FC, Saddle Stitched
Retail Price: A – $3.50 B – $5.50 (Prestige Cardstock cover)
UPC Code: Cover A – 882142-00157-00301 Cover B – 882142-00157-00302

Author: Ryan Schifrin & Larry Hama (Story by R.A. Salvatore, Geno Salvatore and Ryan Schifrin)
Artist: Adam Archer & Jonny Rench
Cover Artists:
A – Bill Sienkiewicz
B – Adam Archer
The SPOOKS team undertakes a dangerous mission to rescue Frank from the Witch’s lair, where he’s being held captive. Once inside the Haunted Manor, Zach and Felicia face unimaginable horrors as they journey deeper into the heart of darkness. Meanwhile, the Witch prepares to unleash a devastating spell that will doom all of humanity.
LARRY HAMA VS R.A. SALVATORE in an epic event!
Classic Monsters from the mind of R.A. Salvatore! Military characters from the mind of Larry Hama! Based on a concept by Ryan Schifrin! (Director of Abominable)

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G.I. Joe: America’s Elite #34 (part 10 of 12)
Frequency of Publication: Monthly Ongoing Series
Intended Audience: Teen Readers: TR 12+
Genre: Action/Adventure, Military/Espionage, Martial Arts.
Format: Standard Comic, 32 pgs, FC, Saddle Stitched.
Retail Price: $3.50
UPC Code: 882142-00100-03401
Author: Mark Powers
Artists: Mike Bear, Mike Shoyket & Jean-Francois Beaulieu
Cover Artist: Rob Atkins
An urgent message from deep within COBRA sends the G.I. JOE team on four desperate missions around the globe… if any of these missions are unsuccessful, millions will suffer! But in order to accomplish their goals, the team has to trust two people that hate them the most. At last: DESTRO & BARONESS enter the war!
WORLD WAR III part 10!
Only three issues left in this monumental series! Don’t out on the most important G.I. Joe story ever published!

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Hack/Slash 11A Hack/Slash 11B
Hack/Slash #11
Frequency of Publication: Monthly Ongoing Series
Intended Audience: TR – Teen Readers 15+
Genre: Horror, Action, Comedy.
Format: Standard Comic, 32 pgs, FC, Saddle Stitched
Retail Price: A – $3.50 B – $3.50
Diamond Discount: STANDARD
Printer: QUEBECOR
Country of Printing: PRINTED in CANADA.
Ship Date/Month: April
UPC Code: Cover A – 882142-00076-02201 Cover B – 882142-00076-02202
ISBN: N/A ISBN 13: N/A
Author: Tim Seeley (Loaded Bible)
Artists: Emily Stone & Courtney Via
Cover Artists:
A –Tim Seeley
B – Jamie McKelvie
When a masked individual starts killing people in Portland, Oregon, Cassie and Vlad go there with all intentions of stopping another slasher… what they find there doesn’t end up being quite so cut and dried. Plus: a certain demonic puppy pops up in Wisconsin, and when Cassie’s not available, it’s up to the silent partners of Hack/Slash, Inc. to bring him down! Armed only with a pair of Cassie’s dirty panties!!
Special Alternate cover by Jamie McKelvie (PHONOGRAM)!

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Pogrom #2 [of 7] Frequency of Publication: Monthly Limited Series
Intended Audience: TR – Teen Readers 15+
Genre: Horror / Action / High Fantasy / Adventure
Format: Standard Comic, 48 pgs, FC, Saddle Stitched
Retail Price: $3.50
UPC Code: Cover A – 882142-00159-00201
Author: Matthew Tomao
Artist: Josh Medors
Cover Artist: Sunder Raj
Desparate to somehow regain his lost senses, Pogrom leads an army of condemned prisoners into battle against Dominion forces! Faced with enemies at every turn, Pogrom forces his way into the hellish, plague-ridden ruins of Washington D.C. and confronts the living embodiment of the sin Sloth! Don’t miss the latest chapter of this post-apocalyptic epic!

-The intrigue of The DaVinci Code meets the horror of Hellraiser in this brand-new limited series!

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Slashers Sticker set
Frequency of Publication: One time
Intended Audience: 12+
Genre: Horror
Format: Single sticker sheet poly bagged with hang tag, FC, approx 12 stickers
Retail Price: $4.99
Diamond Discount: STANDARD
Printer: TBD
Country of Printing: TBD
Ship Date/Month: April
UPC Code: 882142-00160-00201
ISBN: N/A ISBN 13: N/A
Artists: Various
Just when you thought you could escape the terror of slashers, they’re stuck on you! Fight back with this bone-chilling sticker collection featuring some of the scariest slashers on the planet, including the most terrifying of all… Michael Myers from HALLOWEEN!
Featuring images of slashers from HACK/SLASH and HALLOWEEN: NIGHTDANCE!

-A perfect collectible for fans of slasher films and television shows, including A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, FRIDAY THE 13TH, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, and more!
-Features 12 outrageous and terrifying stickers!

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FR: The Legacy A FR: The Legacy 2B
Forgotten Realms vol 7: The Legacy #2 [of 3] Frequency of Publication: Monthly Limited Series
Intended Audience: Teen Readers: TR 12+
Genre: High Fantasy / Adventure
Format: Standard Comic, 48 pgs, FC, Saddle Stitched.
Retail Price: Cover A – $5.50 Cover B – $9.50 (Prestige Cardstock cover)

UPC Code: Cover A – 882142-00156-00201 Cover B – 882142-00156-00202
Writer: R.A. Salvatore
Adapted by: Andrew Dabb
Artist: Rob Atkins
Cover Artists:
A – Rob Atkins
B – Tyler Walpole
Drizzt’s nightmare comes true! The home and friendships he’s worked so hard to obtain are threatened by the ruthless, violent family he left behind… The Drow return! To add to the horrible situation, Drizzt’s archenemy — Artemis — has joined the Drow forces! Does Drizzt stand a chance at defeating this deadly alliance?

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Proliferating ComiCulture
The Art, Rants, ands Commentary of a Comic Book Upstart
Frequency of Publication: One-shot
Intended Audience: Teen Readers: TR 12+
Genre: Art book
Format: Standard Comic, 48 pgs, FC, Saddle Stitched, cardstock cover.
Retail Price: $9.99
UPC Code: 882142-00110-00101
Writer & Artist: Josh Blaylock
Cover Artists: Josh Blaylock
Take a look inside the mind of upstart comic book publisher, Josh Blaylock, writer of How to Self-Publish Comics: Not Just Create Them. Packed with design sketches, production art, and commentary, this collection of material offers both a creative and business perspective, a mix that Blaylock is known for like no other.
See what the DDP President has been drawing and developing in between projects, and where he sees comics going in the years to come!
Limited to 2,000 copies!

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Dragonlance Chronicles Vol. III: Dragons of Spring Dawning TP 2
Frequency of Publication: Trade paperback
Intended Audience: Teen Readers: TR 12+
Genre: High Fantasy / Adventure
Format: Trade Paperback, approx 152 pgs, FC, Perfect Bound.
Retail Price: $18.99
ISBN: 1-934692-11-5 ISBN 13: 978-1-934692-11-0
Writers: Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman
Adapted by: Andrew Dabb
Artists: Pere Perez, Julius Gopez
Cover Artists: Jeremy Roberts
The final chapter in Weis’ and Hickman’s acclaimed Trilogy! Divided by the enemies that surround them from all sides, the ragtag, unlikely group of heroes called the Companions struggle to defeat the forces of the evil queen Takhisis and her dragon armies, with the fate of the world at stake!
Collects issues #7-12 of the twelve-issue maxi-series!
-This fantasy epic is the perfect gift for fans of Lord of the Rings, and Dungeons and Dragons fans!
-Written by New York Times-bestselling authors Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman!