authpr_tpb_solicit.jpgcbbt-cv2_solicit.jpgfabl-cv74_solicit.jpgmxan-cv1_solicit.jpg[English] Wildstorm and Vertigo come this summer with lots of new stuff including the comic adaptation of Chuck, the excellent geek-series from NBC and Madame Xanadu, a new series from Mage creator Matt Wagner…

chuck-cv1_solicit.jpgCHUCK #1
Written by Peter Johnson & Zev Barow
Art by Jeremy Haun & Phil Noto
Cover by Phil Noto
The hit NBC television series comes to comics as Chuck Bartowski and his friends are about to take the world by storm—literally! From series co-executive producer Peter Johnson (Supernatural: Rising Son) and series writer Zev Borow joined with artists Jeremy Haun (The Leading Man) and Phil Noto (Jonah Hex) comes an adventure too big for television!
In this globe-trotting, action-packed adventure, Chuck will see many exotic locales, dodge numerous bullets, and be tortured by the world’s greatest…tickler?
On sale June 11 • 1 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE LOST BOYS: REIGN OF FROGS #2
Written by Hans Rodionoff
Art by Joel Gomez & John Stanisci
Cover by Jonathan Wayshack

The Frog Brothers return home to find their family has been shattered by a vampire they thought they’d killed…and that the head vampire is someone terribly familiar. Don’t miss out on the comic book miniseries that will bridge the gap between their adventures in the original film and what has gone on since; leading up to the feature LOST BOYS: THE TRIBE, available only on DVD in summer 2008.
On sale June 11 • 2 of 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.50 US
MATURE READERS

cbbt-cv2_solicit.jpgCASEY BLUE: BEYOND TOMORROW #2
Written by B. Clay Moore
Art and cover by Carlo Barberi & Jacob Eguren

The exciting new series continues as Casey Blue finds juggling her old life with her new one can be a difficult experience…especially when she’s being hunted for a murder she can’t remember! And does the mysterious woman whom holds the answers an ally…or an enemy?
On sale June 18 • 2 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

authpr_tpb_solicit.jpgTHE AUTHORITY: PRIME TP
Written by Christos Gage
Art and cover by Darick Robertson
Collecting the red-hot 6-issue miniseries! The Authority and StormWatch Prime were once teammates and the closest of comrades…but a custody battle over Henry Bendix’s secret bunker causes long-held grudges to boil over! It’s mayhem as two of the strongest teams in the WildStorm Universe collide in a battle for the ages!
Advance-solicited; on sale July 23 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US

EX MACHINA #37
Written by Brian K. Vaughan
Art by Tony Harris & Jim Clark
Cover by Harris

Y: THE LAST MAN may be over, but Brian K. Vaughan’s other hit ongoing series continues, as he and superstar artist Tony Harris introduce a brand-new masked adventurer named Trouble to this fast-paced political thriller!
On sale June 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

NUMBER OF THE BEAST #5-6
Written by Scott Beatty
Art and covers by Chris Sprouse & Karl Story

The end of the world has come for the Paladins, and it’s an apocalypse at the hands of the newly returned High! But is this tragic hero — believed to have perished in a violent collision with SkyWatch years ago — the Anti-Christ to a world in the grip of its own private Armageddon, or is he its sole surviving savior?
And what secret does death hold for the Paladins, heroes considered a “lost generation” by everyone but them? The answers edge the WildStorm Universe ever closer to oblivion!
Issue #5 on sale June 11; issue #6 on sale June 25
5 & 6 of 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

MIDNIGHTER #20
Written by Keith Giffen
Art by Lee Garbett & Rick Burchett
Cover by Garbett & Trevor Scott

Assassin8 has managed to take out almost all of the Authority. The only thing standing between him and complete victory is the Midnighter — and Midnighter wants serious revenge!
On sale June 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • Final Issue

aut-hwkmr-cv4_solicit.jpgTHE SECRET HISTORY OF THE AUTHORITY: JACK HAWKSMOOR #4
Written by Michael Costa
Art by Fiona Staples
Cover by Cully Hamner
There’s a maniac from the 70th century piloting a giant robot from another universe, and Jack has been cut off from his powers. This is gonna be ugly. Plus, a dark secret finally answers the question: Whatever happened to Jack’s family?
On sale June 25 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE PROGRAMME #12
Written by Peter Milligan
Art and cover by C.P. Smith

The earth-shaking conclusion to the acclaimed miniseries! Can Max unite America and overcome the Russian Dolls once and for all? Is the United State ready for a “new world order” where super-powers reign supreme over conventional weapons?
On sale June 23 • 12 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERNATURAL: RISING SON #3
Written by Peter Johnston & Rebecca Dessertine
Art by Diego Olmos Cover by Dustin Nguyen
The sacrifices John Winchester has made for the “greater good” of hunting are tremendous, but he finally takes the biggest step of all: arranging a first “hunt” for his older son Dean. Is the young man ready for the horrors his father has hunted for years? Will he finally “connect” with an emotionally distant father in the only way possible?
On sale June 25 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: RAISING CAIN #2
Written by Bruce Jones
Art by Chris Gugliotti Cover by Dave Taylor
The Hewitt twins, separated birth, find themselves inexorably drawn to each other as they grow up, connected by a hideous bond soaked in blood, a bond time and distance cannot begin to sever. And when the long-missing twin goes into law enforcement, more blood is sure to follow.
On sale June 4 • 2 of 3 • 32 pg, FC, $3.50 US • MATURE READERS

WILDSTORM: REVELATIONS TP
Written by Scott Beatty & Christos Gage
Art by Wes Craig
Cover by Ivan Reis & Richard Friend
Collecting the universe-shaking 6-issue miniseries! Rogue Coda warrior Nemesis, following her harrowing post-apocalyptic vision, must find Backlash and Savant to help her unlock the secrets of the coming destruction. But can anything stem the tide of darkness about to sweep the entire WildStorm Universe?
Advance-solicited; on sale July 2 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US

WORLD OF WARCRAFT #8
Written by Walter Simonson
Art by Jon Landry & Jerome K. Moore
Covers by Samwise Didier and Ludo Lullabi

“The Return” begins a new story arc set in the WORLD OF WARCRAFT. Upon learning he is in fact the missing king of Stormwind, Lo’Gosh returns to reclaim his throne with his comrades-in-arms Valeera, and Broll. But all is not as it seems in the eastern kingdom, especially if one informed dwarf has anything to say about it. Enter Thargas Anvilmar!
Retailers please note: This issue will feature two covers that will ship in approximately 50/50 ratio. Cover A is by Blizzard Art Director Samwise Didier, and Cover B is by Ludo Lullabi. Please see the Previews Order Form for more details.
On sale June 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE NEW YORK FOUR
Written by Brian Wood
Art and cover by Ryan Kelly

A new Minx graphic novel from acclaimed writer Brian Wood (DEMO, DMZ)!
Just starting her freshman year at NYU, Riley is about to find out what an adventure — and a mystery — living in New York City can be.
The ultimate insider’s guide to NYC is seen through the eyes of Brooklyn-born Riley. Raised by stuffy, literati parents, Riley’s a shy, straight-A student who convinces three other NYU brainiacs to join a research group for fast cash. What Riley doesn’t bank on is accidentally falling in love with arty older sister’s boyfriend.
Advance-solicited; on sale July 23 • 176 pg, B&W, $9.99 US

mxan-cv1_solicit.jpgMADAME XANADU #1
Written by Matt Wagner
Art and cover by Amy Reeder Hadley
Variant cover by Wagner
Legendary creator Matt Wagner (MAGE, GRENDEL, SUPERMAN/BATMAN/WONDER WOMAN: TRINITY) and rising star artist Amy Reeder Hadley present Vertigo’s newest ongoing fantasy epic. Centuries long and around the globe her tale winds before the ageless fortuneteller arrives in modern era New York. Her powers of sight can change the course of human events, but how does the seer see herself? Wagner and Hadley answer with painstakingly elegant story and breathtakingly innovative art that is sure to make Madame Xanadu a classic!
Issue #1 opens into a medieval kingdom beset by intrigue and foul sorcery. A fair sylph with magic of her own is thrown into the world of war and men — where she encounters a dark stranger who knows not only her past, but her most intimate future as well.
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Hadley), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Wagner). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
FC / 32 pgs / Monthly / $2.99 US / On sale June 25 / MATURE READERS

100 BULLETS #92
Written by Brian Azzarello
Art by Eduardo Risso
Cover by Dave Johnson
The countdown to the series finale continues. As the heat rises on the cold streets of Chicago, we check back in with the remaining Minutemen who have plans of their own. Is this all a part of Graves’ plan – or has the old man finally lost control?
On sale June 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

AMERICAN SPLENDOR SEASON TWO #3
Written by Harvey Pekar
Art by Darwyn Cooke, Warren Pleece, Rick Geary,
Dean Haspiel and others
Cover by Darwyn Cooke
How much pain is too much? For Harvey Pekar, the answer may be somewhat different than you’d think. And that’s just one of the conundrums pondered by Pekar in this issue.
On sale June 4 • 3 of 4 • 32 pg, B&W, $2.99 US • No ads • MATURE READERS

ARMY@LOVE VOL. 2: GENERATION PWNED TP
Written by Rick Veitch
Art by Veitch & Gary Erskine Cover by Veitch
Collecting issues #6-12 of the incisive ARMY@LOVE, a series writer Rick Veitch describes as Desperate Housewives meets the war. This volume, leading into the upcoming ARMY@LOVE SEASON 2, follows the exploits of rivals Loman and Flabbergast, as well as Switzer, the woman they both love.
Advance-solicited; on sale July 2 • 168 pg, FC, $12.99 US • MATURE READERS

AMERICAN VIRGIN VOL. 4: AROUND THE WORLD TP
Written by Steven T. Seagle
Art by Becky Cloonan & Jim Rugg Cover by Celia Calle
Collecting issues #15-23 of the GLAAD Award nominated series! In this final volume, Adam Chamberlain comes full circle. He’s been waiting his whole life to experience reunion, revenge and consummation. Under the all-seeing eye of his Higher Power, Adam is offered these desires, but each comes with a price: betrayal, arrest and damnation.
Advance-solicited; on sale July 2 • 224 pg, FC, $17.99 US • MATURE READERS

dmz-cv32_solicit.jpgDMZ #32
Written by Brian Wood
Art by Riccardo Burchielli
Cover by Wood
“Blood in the Game” Part 4. All hell breaks loose in the DMZ as an assassination attempt is made on Delgado during an impassioned speech. Before the dust even settles, officials from all sides try and spin the shooting in their favor — with even Matty Roth taking advantage of the situation.
On sale June 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

DMZ VOL. 5: THE HIDDEN WAR TP
Written by Brian Wood Cover by Wood
Art by Riccardo Burchielli and Danijel Zezelj
Collecting issues #23-28 of the acclaimed series from writer Brian Wood (DEMO). The world and characters of the DMZ are expanded and enriched in this volume as Matty Roth turns his attention to several locals — a guerilla artist, a former ally who’s now worse off than a homeless person, the powerful head of an organization within the DMZ and more
Advance-solicited; on sale July 2 • 144 pg, FC, $12.99 US • MATURE READERS

HOUSE OF MYSTERY #2
Written by Matthew Sturges & Bill Willingham
Art by Luca Rossi and Jill Thompson
Cover by Sam Weber

The new monthly series that takes THE HOUSE OF MYSTERY into the twenty-first century continues. Meet feisty, young, almost-architect Fig Keele, who just happens to be running for her life. Unfortunately for Fig, she’s ended up in the House of Mystery, a strange place like something out of her nightmares, where the bizarre inhabitants tending bar demand stories from visiting patrons to cover their tabs. And one of the customers tells such a tale — detailing the life of a supernatural process server who discovers an undersea kingdom — illustrated by multiple Eisner Award-winner Jill Thompson (THE SANDMAN)!
On sale June 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

fabl-cv74_solicit.jpgFABLES #74
Written by Bill Willingham
Art by Mark Buckingham & Steve Leialoha
Cover by James Jean

The all-out war between Fabletown and the Empire continues — and everything is going Fabletown’s way. But as everyone knows, just when things are going well, the hammer falls.
Bigby and his team fight for their lives on the ground while the
Skyship’s crew, commanded by Prince Charming and Sinbad, hit the decks. This is the issue that, for obvious legal reasons, we couldn’t call « The Empire Strikes Back. »
On sale June 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

JACK OF FABLES #24
Written by Matthew Sturges & Bill Willingham
Art by Tony Akins & Andrew Pepoy
Cover by Brian Bolland

The tumultuous year 1883 comes to a close with the final showdown between Smiling Jack Candle and the Sheriff without a Gun. Get the women and children off the streets and board up your doors and windows — there’s gonna be a killin’!
On sale June 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

THE EXTERMINATORS #30
Written by Simon Oliver
Art by Tony Moore & John Lucas
Cover by Philip Bond
Vertigo’s most skin-crawling series crashes to an apocalyptic conclusion as the boys (and girls) of Bug Bee Gone fight the battle they always knew was coming: humanity’s last stand against the chaos of nature. There’s no guarantee that anyone will survive, but if Henry, Stretch, Nils and the rest can’t make a last stand against the killer cockroaches, no one else will. Don’t miss the ending of this cult-classic comic never to be duplicated.
On sale June 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS • Final issue

HELLBLAZER #245
Written by Jason Aaron
Art by Sean Murphy
Cover by Lee Bermejo
“Newcastle Calling” Part 1 of 2, written by Jason Aaron (SCALPED, Ghost Rider) with art by Sean Murphy (Batman/Scarecrow: Year One). A group of naïve documentary filmmakers try to find out what happened to Mucous Membrane — an up-and-coming punk outfit (led by John Constantine) that met a mysterious end.
On sale June 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

SCALPED #18
Written by Jason Aaron
Art by Davide Furno
Cover by Tim Bradstreet
A stand-alone issue focusing on tribal policeman Franklin Falls Down. After years spent being the one good cop on a dirty rez, Falls Down is considering retirement. But for a man who knows everything there is to know about policing in Indian Country, there’s one thing he’s never learned how to do, and that’s « let go. »
On sale June 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

THE UN-MEN #11
Written by John Whalen
Art by Mike Hawthorne
Cover by Tomer Hanuka
Since his arrival in Aberrance, Kilcrop has been dogged by dark hints of a secret past — a past he shares with none other than Cranius himself. Now, in this special stand-alone issue, the hidden history of the albino agent and the Living Brain is revealed. And like all things in Aberrance, it’s not pretty.
On sale June 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

NORTHLANDERS #7
Written by Brian Wood
Art by Davide Gianfelice
Cover by Massimo Carnevale

With the assistance of a small army, the battle for Sven’s birthright begins. Vastly outnumbered by Gorm’s forces, things begin to look bleak until some unforeseen allies help Sven’s cause. But will it be enough in the end?
On sale June 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

THE VINYL UNDERgROUND #9
Written by Si Spencer
Art by Simon Gane & Ryan Kelly
Cover by Sean Phillips
As the final clues to the ritual killings fall into place, Morrison and the Vinyl Underground are in a race against time.
And just as the killers begin to dispose of the evidence and, worse, their remaining victims, Morrison learns the truth about a family member that could destroy him once and for all.
On sale June 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

YOUNG LIARS #4
Written, art and cover by David Lapham
The Young Liars take to the high seas for a scrap booking adventure! In this latest tale of things not working out as planned, Danny gets his heart’s desire again and again and again and again, Annie screams, Big C drinks, Donnie pastes, Truman hits (but not like a girl), and Sadie sings, skis and hijacks. But there’s only one thing that keeps her from being the worst thing of all: B-O-R-E-D. Find out what it is in “Bedsheets & Bloodstains”!
On sale June 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS