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ABES #33 FC 4x6 SOL

Abe Sapien #33

Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Max Fiumara (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Sebastián Fiumara (Cover)

On sale May 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Ongoing

Abe discovers parts of the biggest answers, withheld from him for decades by the BPRD itself.

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Aliens: Defiance #2

Brian Wood (W), Tristan Jones (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Massimo Carnevale (Cover)

On sale May 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

Colonial Marine Hendricks and the Weyland-Yutani synthetic Davis break protocol, navigating the Europa to a distant science station discovered in the once-derelict ship’s data records—a station that recently went dark. Following the trail of the alien species, they dive deeper into a conspiracy, uncovering just how much is riding on their choices.

AYCAC #3 FC 4x6 SOL
Aw Yeah Comics: Action Cat and Adventure Bug #3 (of 4)

Art Baltazar (W/A/Cover) and Franco (W)

On sale May 11
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries

Did you ever have a sweet tooth? Were you ever the victim of desserts gone bad? Did you ever have a crush on a sweetie? ACTION CAT is about to answer YES to all of these questions! Introducing . . . TOOTH-A-CORNEA! Find out what happens when your past comes back to bite you!

BEG #2 FC 4x6 SOL
Baltimore: Empty Graves #2 (of 5)

Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Peter Bergting (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Ben Stenbeck (Cover)

On sale May 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Before Baltimore and company set out for Constantinople to hunt the Blood Red Witch, old friends are buried and they prepare to face their own graves in their hunt for the Red King.

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Beasts of Burden: What the Cat Dragged In

Evan Dorkin (W), Sarah Dyer (W), and Jill Thompson (A/Cover)

On sale May 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
One-shot

This standalone adventure is a perfect entry point for readers new to the award-winning series. When curiosity gets the best of Burden Hill’s cats (and one reluctant raccoon), sleeping demons are awakened and black magic is unleashed on the town of Burden Hill.

BUFFYS10 #27 FC 4x6 SOL
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #27

Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)

On sale May 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

While Dawn and Xander are trapped in another dimension, Buffy, Willow, and Giles are deal with betrayal from the Magic Council, the faerie folk, and the military—no surprise there—all while trying to keep peace among themselves.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 Volume 5: Pieces on the Ground TP

Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A), Megan Levens (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)

On sale July 13
FC, 136 pages
$18.99
TP, 7” x 10”

Demon invasions wreak havoc worldwide when an interdimensional portal lands in the wrong hands. As new threats pour into the streets, Buffy and her closest allies find their paths diverging: Willow gets a serious job, Xander and Ghost Anya grow perilously close, Andrew is tempted by evil, and Buffy and Spike continue to work at making their relationship, well, work. Collects Buffy Season 10 #21–#25.

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The Chronicles of Conan Volume 32: The Second Coming of Shuma-Gorath and Other Stories TP

Roy Thomas (W), Sandy Plunkett (W/P), Mike Docherty (P), Dave Hoover (P), Ernie Chan (I), Alfredo Alcala (I), Dell Barras (I), Ricardo Villagrán (I), Nel Yomtov (C), Dave Samson (C), and Steve Lightle (Cover)

On sale July 20
FC, 240 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”

Plagued by nightmares of fire and death, Conan sets out for his distant Cimmerian homeland to see if his tribe still lives. But the barbarian warrior’s path is unexpectedly fraught with the undead legions of the witch Vammatar, who once held Conan’s own chains! Collects Marvel’s Conan the Barbarian #250–#258.

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Danganronpa: The Animation Volume 2 TP

Takashi Tsukimi (W/A/Cover)

On sale July 20
b&w, 192 pages
$12.99
TP, 5 1/8″ x 7 1/4″

Having lived through the first round of judgment in the trap that is Hope’s Peak Academy, bonds are beginning to form among the surviving students. But the evil paws of Monokuma, the villainous bear that holds them captive, are stretched around them . . . one light, one dark, signifying that at this school there’s only room for two kinds of students: those found innocent—and those found guilty!

DHP3 #22 Witches of Mars FC 4x6 SOL
Dark Horse Presents #22

On sale May 18
FC, 48 pages
$4.99
Ongoing

Alan Gordon (W), Carla Speed McNeil (W/A), Dennis Calero (W/A), Paul Levitz (W), Michael T. Gilbert (W/A), Jeff Lemire (W/A/Cover), Bo Hampton (A), and Tim Hamilton (A)

In this issue of the Harvey Award–winning Dark Horse Presents, Jeff Lemire introduces readers to the last surviving coven of extraterrestrial witches in the heartbreakingly magical story The Witches of Mars!

Swing alongside the King of the Jungle in the modern tale The Once and Future Tarzan, by Alan Gordon and Bo Hampton! And Michael T. Gilbert returns to DHP with a new installment of Mr. Monster!

This issue also features the continuations of Carla Speed McNeil’s Finder: Chase the Lady, Paul Levitz and Tim Hamilton’s Brooklyn Blood, and Dennis Calero’s The Suit!

DEPTH #2 FC 4x6 SOL
Dept. H #2

Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover) and Sharlene Kindt (C)

On sale May 18
FC, 28 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

Matt Kindt’s survival sci-fi series continues!

Mia’s investigation into the sabotage of an underwater station becomes complicated by the disappearance of a loved one, the loss of communications with the world above, and a confrontation with a giant squid and other strange creatures of the deep.

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Dragon Age: Magekiller TP

Greg Rucka (W), Carmen Carnero (P), Terry Pallot (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Sachin Teng (Cover)

On sale July 27
FC, 104 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”

Tessa and Marius are mercenary partners who eliminate those that use magic to hurt others. When they betray a powerful patron intending to kill them, they’re forced to flee and join the Inquisition. Collects issues #1–#5 of the miniseries.

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Dream Gang TP

Brendan McCarthy (W/A/Cover)

On sale July 27
FC, 112 pages
$14.99
TP, 7” x 10”

To stop a psychic bomb that threatens to render all of humanity catatonic, the last Dream Voyager awakens! When the evil Zeirio goes on a rampage throughout the Dreamworlds, it’s up to a new generation of the Dream Gang to put him down. From the fertile mind of Brendan McCarthy—the cowriter/designer of Mad Max: Fury Road and a contributor to Dark Horse Presents and 2000 AD! Collects Dream Gang chapters from DHP #1–#4, #7–#10, and #14–#17.

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The EC Archives: Tales from the Crypt Volume 2 HC

Al Feldstein (W/A/Cover), Graham Ingels (A), Jack Davis (A), Johnny Craig (A), Wally Wood (A), Howard Larsen (A), George Roussos (A), Joe Orlando (A), and Jack Kamen (A)

On sale July 20
FC, 216 pages
$49.99
HC, 8 3/16” x 11”

More classic horror tales written and illustrated by the all-star lineup of Al Feldstein, Wally Wood, Jack Kamen, Johnny Craig, Joe Orlando, Graham Ingels, and Jack Davis! Reprinting twenty-four stories from Tales from the Crypt #23–#28, the inspiration for the hit movie and HBO series!

HARROWC #12 FC 4x6 SOL

Harrow County #12

Cullen Bunn (W), Hannah Christenson (A), and Tyler Crook (Cover)

On sale May 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

When Emmy is called upon to investigate a haunted house, she’s surprised by how . . . normal . . . the family that lives there is. But as she encounters mysterious bumps and creaks in the night, she finds that the house has dark secrets of its own.

HBYIH #9 FC 4x6 SOL
Hellboy in Hell #9

Mike Mignola (W/A/Cover) and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale May 4
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing

Hellboy faces demons furious about the fall of Hell and his role in it, and another family member makes an appearance.

HOPEN #2 FC 4x6 SOL
House of Penance #2 (of 6)

Peter Tomasi (W), Ian Bertram (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale May 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Sarah Winchester’s house is always under construction—the banging of hammers keeps her demons at bay. Her construction crew of vagrants and murderers build, tear down, and rebuild the mansion according to her visions. But her newest employee, Warren Peck, has brought some demons of his own . . .

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Joe Golem: Occult Detective Volume 1—The Rat Catcher and The Sunken Dead HC

Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Patric Reynolds (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Dave Palumbo (Cover)

On sale July 20
FC, 136 pages
$24.99
HC, 7” x 10”

Forty years after disaster left Lower Manhattan submerged in thirty feet of water, the Drowning City has taken a turn for the weird, and Joe Golem is there to investigate. A mysterious and terrifying creature has been snatching children and pulling them into the depths of the canals, and those that drowned in the floods are coming back to the surface—alive. Collects the five-issue miniseries.

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Kabuki Library Edition Volume 3 HC

David Mack (W/A/Cover)

On sale July 13
FC, 400 pages
$39.99
HC, 9” x 12”

This edition collects Kabuki Volume 7: The Alchemy and more—including all-new material by David Mack! With the help of Akemi, Kabuki has escaped from Control Corps amid all the fallout and mayhem. And now that Kabuki has the chance to learn what her true calling in this life is, it seems there is a kind of Akemi network. A network that Kabuki herself will be asked to help in. And it seems Akemi is attempting a kind of revolution. One that Akemi expects Kabuki to play a major part in. A revolution that will change the landscape of their world forever.

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King Conan: Wolves Beyond the Border TP

Timothy Truman (W), Tomás Giorello (A/Cover), and José Villarrubia (C)

On sale July 27
FC, 120 pages
$17.99
TP, 7” x 10”

King Conan grows weary of the crown, and when an old soldier visits him with talk of a cursed relic and rumors of Pictish tribes preparing a full-scale invasion on Aquilonia’s borders, Conan eagerly embarks on what could be his final adventure! Timothy Truman and Tomás Giorello expand on Robert E. Howard’s unfinished “Wolves Beyond the Border” tale! Collects issues #1–#4 of the miniseries.

LMEGASM #5 FC 4x6 SOL
Leaving Megalopolis: Surviving Megalopolis #5 (of 6)

Gail Simone (W), J. Calafiore (A/Cover), and Jason Wright (C)

On sale May 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

A bittersweet reunion takes place against a backdrop of unrelenting terror as the crusader turned remorseless killer known as Southern Belle makes the brutal death of Megalopolis’s last true heroes her personal mission. And something far worse than wicked this way comes, from the bowels of the earth itself!

The mind-blowing sequel to the massive Kickstarter hit Leaving Megalopolis continues!

LJOHNMMM #1 FC 4x6 SOL

Lobster Johnson: Metal Monsters of Midtown #1 (of 3)

John Arcudi (W), Tonci Zonjic (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale May 25
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries

A trio of skyscraping robots crash into a Manhattan bank and leave Lobster Johnson with two mysteries to solve: what is behind the massive machines, and why would the robots pull a heist without taking a penny?

MAE #1 FC 4x6 SOL
Mae #1

Gene Ha (W/A/Cover) and Frank Cho (Variant cover)

On sale May
FC, 40 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

When she was just a girl, Abbie discovered a portal to a fantasy world and for the last couple of years has been having great adventures there: defeating horrible monsters, power-mad scientists, and evil nobles. She was a celebrated action hero! But when she turned twenty-one it all came apart and she decided to return home. Her sister, Mae, has had no idea what happened to Abbie all this time. Her tales are too hard to believe; that is, until the monsters and other terrible creatures start to cross over to our world . . .

MSVNW #6 FC 4x6 SOL

The Massive: Ninth Wave #6 (of 6)

Brian Wood (W), Garry Brown (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and J. P. Leon (Cover)

On sale May 11
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Poachers, trophy seekers, killing contests, and sport hunting: Ninth Wave is having none of that. This series concludes with a roaring story of bravery and comradeship on the plains of Africa.

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Mister X: The Modern Age Ltd. Ed. HC

Dean Motter (W/A/Cover) and Hamid Bahrami (I/C)

On sale July 6
FC, 368 pages
$100.00
Ltd. Ed. HC, 6″ x 10 3/16″

This deluxe hardcover collects, for the first time, every Mister X comic published by Dark Horse, including Condemned, Eviction, and Razed, along with never-before-seen behind-the-scenes material!

In the retrofuturistic metropolis of Radiant City, its mysterious creator, Mister X, must protect the city and its residents, as the architecture of the city poses a danger to all those within it!

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Mystery Girl Volume 1 TP

Paul Tobin (W), Alberto J. Alburquerque (A/Cover), and Marissa Louise (C)

On sale July 6
FC, 120 pages
$12.99
TP, 7” x 10”

Trine Hampstead knows everything. Ask her a question like “Where are my keys?” or “Is he cheating on me?” or “How are there perfectly preserved mammoths in recent ice?” and she just knows. She’s the Mystery Girl. The only things Trine doesn’t know are anything else from the last ten years of her life or why a killer has targeted her! Collects Mystery Girl #1–#4.

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Nexus Omnibus Volume 7 TP

Various (W/A)

On sale July 6
FC, 448 pages
$24.99
TP, 6” x 9”

Created by Mike Baron and Steve Rude, Nexus is a superhero/science-fiction masterpiece! This value-priced omnibus collects Nexus: The Origin, Nexus: The Liberator #1–#4, Nexus: Alien Justice #1–#3, Hammer of God: Pentathlon, Mezz: Galactic Tour 2494, Hammer of God: Butch #1–#3, and Clonezone Special.

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Oh My Goddess! Omnibus Book Four TP

Kosuke Fujishima (W/A/Cover)

On sale July 27
b&w, 568 pages
$19.99
TP, 5 3/4″ x 8 1/4″

The fourth goddess, Peorth, arrives in Keiichi’s life . . . to make it more complicated than ever! Peorth, mistress of roses, is in the same business as Belldandy—granting wishes to mortals. Keiichi thinks there must be some mistake, as he already has Belldandy in his life . . . but Peorth is certain he can’t really be satisfied, or else how was he able to contact her? Now she’s determined to stick around until Keiichi admits to what he really wants . . . so she can grant it!

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Oreimo: Kuroneko Volume 6 TP

Tsukasa Fushimi (W) and Sakura Ikeda (A/Cover)

On sale July 13
b&w, 200 pages
$10.99
TP, 5 1/8″ x 7 1/4″

Kyousuke and Kuroneko spend their days wonderfully established in a boyfriend-girlfriend relationship—then suddenly, Kuroneko decides that they must break up! In the end, what will be the true relationship between Kuroneko and Kyousuke . . . and between them and Kirino? The Oreimo: Kuroneko spinoff story wraps up in this final volume!

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Past Aways: Facedown in the Timestream TP

Matt Kindt (W), Scott Kolins (A/Cover), and Bill Crabtree (C)

On sale July 27
FC, 256 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”

When five deep-time explorers find themselves stranded in the distant past of 2015, they’re forced to adapt to a primitive world of iPhone 6s and cars that can’t even drive themselves. But when a rift in space-time starts spitting out dinosaurs, giant robots, and other strange phenomena, only the marooned “pastaways” can defend the twenty-first century from the terrors of the timestream!

PVZBBM #11 FC 4x6 SOL
Plants vs. Zombies #11: Boom Boom Mushroom Part 2 (of 3)

Paul Tobin (W), Jacob Chabot (A/Cover), Rachel Downing (A/C), Chris Sheridan (A/C), and Matthew J. Rainwater (A/C)

On sale May 18
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Ongoing

Patrice, Nate, and Twister the Hybrid Pig-Dog explore the Caves of Moderately Certain Doom and a Few Unpleasant Odors in their search for the powerful, Neighborville-saving Boom Boom Mushroom! Underground gargantuar zombies abound as Paul Tobin and Jacob Chabot take us to yet another secret Zomboss lab! Bonus stories by PopCap Games senior artist Rachel Downing and Motorcycle Samurai writer and artist Chris Sheridan!

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Predator: Life and Death #3 (of 4)

Dan Abnett (W), Brian Thies (A), Rain Beredo (C), and David Palumbo (Cover)

On sale May 4
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

The Colonial Marines discover the corporate claim jumpers they’re protecting have been hiding what they know about the massive, horseshoe-shaped alien spaceship. Meanwhile, the Predators go on the offensive!

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The Shadow Glass #3 (of 6)

Aly Fell (W/A/Cover)

On sale May 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Rosalind witnesses her father and John Dee summoning a demon but decides she is the only one who can prevent the Shadow Glass, and the entity bound to it, from being used for evil purposes.

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The Steam Man TP

Joe R. Lansdale (W), Mark Alan Miller (W), Piotr Kowalski (A/Cover), and Kelly Fitzpatrick (C)

On sale July 6
FC, 136 pages
$17.99
TP, 6 5/8” x 10 3/16”

Enormous steam-powered robots march across the Great Plains of the old American West, protecting the populace against invading aliens and monsters! The Steam Man and his operators seem to have their task well in hand, until a crazed and powerful vampire comes to town intent on bringing forth the apocalypse! Collects The Steam Man #1–#5.

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Tomb Raider #4

Mariko Tamaki (W), Phillip Sevy (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Agustin Alessio (Cover)

On sale May 18
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

After Rise of the Tomb Raider, Lara Croft’s adventure continues with Eisner Award–winning writer Mariko Tamaki!

Fighting for survival in a raging river, Lara must abandon the team’s provisions. She is undersupplied and on the trail of the dangerous, immortality-seeking Knights of the Spore—and the looming darkness within the jungle descends!

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Usagi Yojimbo Volume 30: Thieves and Spies TP & Ltd. Ed. HC

Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)

On sale July 6
b&w, 208 pages
$17.99
TP, 6” x 9”

On sale July 20
b&w, 208 pages
$59.99
Ltd. Ed. HC, 6” x 9”

Stan Sakai’s samurai masterpiece returns! In this volume, Miyamoto Usagi joins forces with a thief and a samurai to thwart a black-market ginseng trade, meets a ronin who lost his arm in a duel yet still has a trick up his sleeve, and more! Collects Usagi Yojimbo #145–#151.

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Usagi Yojimbo #154

Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)

On sale May 18
FC, 28 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

When Usagi protects a Komori ninja during a raging storm, he never guesses that he will cross paths with her again . . . but many months later, fate places them on opposite sides of a trade agreement gone wrong. Usagi must protect the merchant, while the ninja has been hired to stop him. With the negotiation on the line, which side will emerge victorious?

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Wandering Island TP

Kenji Tsuruta (W/A/Cover)

On sale July 6
b&w, 200 pages
$14.99
TP, 5 3/4″ x 7 1/4″

Mikura Amelia is a free-spirited young woman who lives alone with her cat and operates an air delivery service, flying her vintage seaplane to Japan’s small island communities located hundreds of miles out in the Pacific. When her beloved grandfather passes away, she discovers he left her an undelivered parcel, addressed to an island that doesn’t exist . . . or does it? To answer the question, Mikura flies off in search of the truth behind the Wandering Island!

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