DC Comics In July 2009 – Part 2 : Wildstorm

20 avril 2009 Non Par Comic Box

DC Comics In July 2009 - Part 2 : Wildstorm[ENGLISH] DC Comics tells us: DC Comics In July 2009 – Part 2 : Wildstorm – Authority, Astro City, Stormwatch, Wildcats, Freddy VS Jason VS Ash, North 40, Killapalooza, Gears of War, Prototype, Starcraft, Tom Strong, World of Warcraft

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Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning
Art by Simon Coleby & Cliff Rathburn
Cover by Simon Coleby

The horrifying secret behind the Warhol Infection is finally revealed. And it just happens to coincide with Apollo’s return to the Carrier! But it’s not the reunion anyone was expecting!
On sale July 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning
Art and cover by Simon Coleby
The WildStorm Universe has been shattered by an apocalyptic event. Does the Authority have a hope of rebuilding their « finer world, » or is that dream dead and gone? Don’t miss this beginning
of an astounding new direction for the super-team from THE AUTHORITY #1-7.
Advance-solicited; on sale August 26 • 136 pg, FC, $17.99 US

Written by Kurt Busiek
Art by Brent Anderson
Cover by Alex Ross

The secrets of the Apollo Eleven! The inner workings of PYRAMID! An assault on the First Family! The return of the Silver Agent! A game of Jarts! Charles and Royal get dragged deeper and deeper into the darkness and turmoil of Astro City in the early ‘80s – only to come face-to-face with the cosmic threat of the Incarnate!
On sale July 1 • 3 of 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by Ian Edginton
Art and cover by Leandro Fernández
& Francisco Paronzini

There are rumblings of discontent onboard Skywatch. Winter challenges Jackson King’s idiosyncratic leadership, which threatens to widen growing divisions within the team and distract them from seeing the true enemy within.
Meanwhile, The High becomes human to solve the mystery of Finland!
On sale July 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Christos Gage
Art by Shawn Moll & Drew Geraci
Cover by Ryan Sook

After the explosive events of last issue, the Wildcats are in shambles. There couldn’t be a worse time for them to confront the archvillain known as Tao, but they don’t have much choice, as his plans are coming to fruition and the fate of what’s left of the world hangs in the balance.  There’s one bit of good news: they won’t have to do it alone. Team Seven is back…but can even they turn the tide against a madman who can alter reality itself?
On sale July 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

NORTH 40 #1
Written by Aaron Williams
Art and cover by Fiona Staples

Somewhere in Midwestern America was a place called Conover County. When the old book was opened, and the runes therein used in haste and ignorance, a place of farms, simple folk, and small-town dreams became a den of monsters and nightmare. NORTH 40 is the story of those who survived and came to confront an even greater evil on the horizon – one that wouldn’t just consume their flesh, but their souls as well. Heroes arise with power to bring against the dark: Wyatt, an unwilling protector of his former tormentors; Amanda, an apprentice to forgotten arts; and Sheriff Morgan, whose bonds with Conover County go back farther than even he can remember. See where it started, and watch where it’s all going in NORTH 40 #1.
Created by Aaron Williams (PS238, The Nodwick Chronicles) and Fiona Staples (SECRET HISTORY OF THE AUTHORITY: HAWKSMOOR).
On sale July 8 • 1 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Jeff Katz and James Kuhoric
Art and variant cover by Jason Craig
Cover by Shane Davis

Something strange is happening in the halls of Project Black Book. The covert government group is unleashing creatures of mass destruction in their bid to gain control over the Necronomicon. And as the survivors of Freddy and Jason’s murder sprees congregate, the short-lived reunion is shattered by the violent arrival of Jason Voorhees. But when a mysterious stranger arrives to aid in the battle, Jason must confront the one man who has not only survived his murderous rampages but has also “killed him” in the past. Fan favorite Tommy Jarvis returns to finish what he started and see Jason Voorhees buried a final time!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Shane Davis), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Jason Craig). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale July 22 • 2 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by Mike Capps & Joshua Ortega
Art by Liam Sharp
Cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams

Following a distress signal from the overrun city of Jilane, Delta Squad is dispatched to investigate with the help of a unique “scout” named Alex. The team, with the help of Sigma Squad, will explore one of the darker elements of the Gears universe, and to tell this unique and harrowing tale, series writer Joshua Ortega will be joined by Epic Games president Mike Capps! Further exploring the world of the sensational hit video game!
And featuring a stunning new cover from superstar artist Jim Lee on this start to a new arc!
On sale July 8 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Adam Beechen
Art and cover by Trevor Hairsine

The Clap contends with a deadly death trap, has a pleasant drink at the hotel bar, lets their internal tensions come to a head, finds that backstage security isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, and learns that in their line of work, « Everybody Wants You (Dead)! »
On sale July 22 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray
Art and cover by Darick Robertson & Matt Jacobs
The bloodbath continues in this issue as the NY homicide detectives realize finding the truth isn’t as critically important as surviving it. No longer able to deal with the realization that their word has forever changed, the detectives come to terms with the fact that they just may not make it out of this one alive. Based on the best-selling video game!
On sale July 1 • 4 of 6, 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Simon Furman
Art and cover by Federico Dallocchio
Variant cover by Shawn Moll

Dark secrets are unearthed when a malign alien force from beyond the grave is unleashed aboard the ship General Lee and threatens to tear the War Pigs apart from within! As the search for Jim Raynor gathers pace, a team member’s dark and blood-soaked past is laid bare, beginning a spiral of terror that pits War Pig against War Pig. Continue the journey into the extended galaxy of the best-selling video game!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Federico Dallocchio), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Shawn Moll). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale July 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Alan Moore
Art by Chris Sprouse, Al Gordon, Arthur Adams,
Jerry Ordway, Dave Gibbons, Gary Frank, Cam Smith, Alan Weiss, Paul Chadwick and Gary Gianni
Cover by Chris Sprouse & Karl Story

Comics legend Alan Moore introduces science hero Tom Strong in the first of three deluxe hardcover editions of the popular series illustrated by Chris Sprouse and many of comics’ greatest artists. Tom’s remarkable exploits over a nearly century-long career feature an amazing cast of characters including his wife Dhalua (the daughter of a mighty chieftain), their daughter Tesla, the enhanced ape King Solomon and Tom’s robotic valet, Pneuman.
In this volume, collecting issues #1-12, Tom finds himself battling in different times, worlds and realms, facing off against an eclectic group of enemies like the ruthless Paul Saveen, the mechanized Aztechs and the prehuman Pangaean—in places as diverse as New York, Venus, an alternate Earth and even the past!
Advance-solicited; on sale September 16 • 336 pg, 7.0625” x 10.875”, FC, $39.99 US

Written by Walter Simonson & Louise Simonson
Art and cover by Mike Bowden & Tony Washington

King Varian is so focused on The Lich King and the recent Scourge attacks that he fails to notice Cho’Gall’s power and threat continue to grow. Plus, Maraad has kidnapped Garona – but to what nefarious end?
On sale July 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Walter Simonson
Art by Ludo Lullabi & Sandra Hope
Cover by Jim Lee
Collecting WORLD OF WARCRAFT #0-7, based on the world’s most popular massively multiplayer video game! In this epic tale, a human is found unconscious, with no memory of who he is. Enslaved by the Orc Shaman Rehgar Earthfury, this man must fight for survival, striking uneasy relationships with other races in his quest to find the secrets of his past!
Advance-solicited; on sale August 12 • 176 pg, FC, $14.99 US