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FOOLKILLER #3 (of 5)
Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Pencils & Cover by LAN MEDINA
”FOOL’S PARADISE,” Part 3
Move over Frank Castle, there’s a new vigilante in town.  The Foolkiller has been brutally introduced to the human joke, and he wants to make sure fools everywhere take note.  Right now, he wants names, and Nathan McBride is only too happy to give him four: Tyrell, Cyrus, Slick Brukowski and Dirty Pete.  When the Foolkiller’s done with them, they’ll have spat out all the information he needs to carve his way up the food chain to his ultimate prey: the man they call The Cheese.
32 PGS./CARDSTOCK COVER/Explicit Content …$3.99

pun53.jpgPUNISHER #53
Written by GARTH ENNIS
Penciled by GORAN PARLOV
Cover by TIM BRADSTREET
“LONG COLD DARK,” PART 4
Her name is Sarah, and she’s the only thing that’s good and pure in Frank Castle’s life.  The problem?  Barracuda’s got her – and payback is on his mind.  He’s bigger, stronger, faster, and more ruthless than his nemesis.  But Franks’ got one thing that Barracuda doesn’t.
32 PGS./Explicit Content …$2.99

terror5.jpgTERROR, INC. #5 (OF 5)
Written by DAVID LAPHAM
Art by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Cover by JELENA KEVIC DJURDJEVIC
Holy dismembered corpses! The blood-and-guts, guns-and-ammo, cloak-and-dagger, five-issue massacre that is TERROR, INC. comes to its explosive, gory conclusion! Fans have gone bananas for this buckets-of-blood horror mystery, so you won’t want to miss this sordid story’s messy end — will Mr. Terror’s rotting body finally give up the ghost? Can he stop the merchants of death who tried to destroy him before that happens? At the very least…will his fingers stay on long enough to flip them the bird? By “Decaying” Dave Lapham (Stray Bullets) and “Putrid” Patrick Zircher (IRON MAN)!
32 PGS./CARDSTOCK COVER/Explicit Content …$3.99

zombie2.jpgTHE ZOMBIE: SIMON GARTH #2 (of 4)
Written by KYLE HOTZ & ERIC POWELL
Art & Cover by KYLE HOTZ
On one side: An honest cop just living his life day-by-day and a mysterious woman lost high in the mountains. On the other: An ever-growing horde of the flesh-starved undead, an angry husband and a murderous pair of mountain men. And the only person who can tip the balance…is dead. Will Simon Garth, the newly-minted zombie, lose his mind and shuffle after the living in search of delicious brains? Or will this decaying monster become the hero the living need if they’re going to survive? Find out in this MAX re-imagining of Marvel’s masterpiece of horror, by artist/co-writer Kyle Hotz (ZOMBIE) with Eric Powell (The Goon)!
32 PGS./CARDSTOCK COVER/Explicit Content …$3.99

POWERS #29
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Art & Cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
« THE 25 COOLEST DEAD SUPERHEROES OF ALL TIME » continues…
Homicide detectives Christian Walker and Deanna Pilgrim investigate murders specific to super hero cases, and they both have a secret: They both have powers. The new Retro Girl goes undercover to stop a serial killer who is spreading a deadly powers virus and killing young girls all over the city.  Meanwhile, Deena Pilgrim’s life gets even worse as one of the kingpins of the city targets her for execution.  New format, new story, and all-new attitude from the Eisner Award-winning team of Bendis (New Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man, Halo) and Oeming (Omega Flight, Mice Templar).
40 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.95

POWERS: THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION VOL. 2 HC
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Art & Cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
We know this is the one you have been waiting for… and that wait is now over! It’s a hardcover collection of the entire second year of POWERS in chronological order! The first three epic POWERS stories, issues #12-24, are presented in order of publication – remastered, redesigned and reformatted! Also featuring all the POWERS bonus features you’ve come to know and love: sketchwork, scripts, interviews, galleries, original designs and another POWERS Best of the Letter Column, Year Two! This is the most celebrated year of this award-winning title! A must-have for your comic library!
488 PGS./Explicit Content …$29.99
ISBN: 0-7851-2440-3
Trim size: oversized

criminalv2.jpgCRIMINAL VOL. 2: LAWLESS TPB
Written by Ed Brubaker
Pencils and Cover by Sean Phillips
A CHRISTMAS EVE HEIST STORY – JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS.
Tracy Lawless has come home for his first Christmas in the city in nearly twenty years. But the only kind of family reunion he’ll find is in a graveyard, because his last living relative, his little brother Ricky, was killed almost a year earlier. Now Tracy is back to find out who did it, and why, and to do that he’ll have to immerse himself back into the criminal world that he once ran away from.  The question is, even if he finds the answers he seeks, will he survive the experience?
Winner of the EISNER AWARDS for Best Writer and Best New Series!
128 PGS./Mature Content…$14.99