Odds & Ends

ENDER'S GAME: THE LEAGUE WAR

Creative Director ORSON SCOTT CARD
Written by AARON JOHNSTON
Penciled by TBD
Cover by PASQUAL FERRY

Ender Wiggin is not the only genius child to influence the course of Earth's history.  Not even the only one in his family.  After the end of the final Formic War, the nations of the Earth are scrambling for power...and Peter and Valentine Wiggin, Ender's older and equally intelligent siblings, will start and end a world war with nothing more than words.  This ALL-NEW, action-packed followup to Ender's Game fills in new detail between the pages of the multiple Hugo Award winning Ender Wiggin series by Orson Scott Card.

32 PGS./One-Shot/Parental Advisory …$3.99

HALO: BLOOD LINE #5 (of 5)

Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Pencils & Cover by FRANCIS PORTELA

The action-packed series based on the bestselling X-Box game comes to its white-knuckle conclusion! Spartans, Covenant and Forerunners engage in a furious three-way battle for control of the mysterious Line installation, the power of which rivals the fabled Halos themselves! Will Spartan: Black be able to heal the rifts within their unit long enough to secure The Line for the forces of Earth...or is this their last stand against overwhelming alien forces?

32 PGS./17 & Up …$3.99

 

 

 

HUSK #1

Written by FRÉDÉRIC L’HOMME
Art and Cover by
ARNAUD BOUDOIRON
Variant Cover by TBA

In the near future, The Arnold Company has developed the Husk, fifteen-foot tall biomechanical suits that are an anatomical addition to their pilot’s body. In Paris, the BMRI police brigade features a special squad of Husk pilots in charge of investigating the most dangerous criminals of their time. This series explores the day-to-day life of these men and the different cases they must confront.

48 PGS./Mature …$5.99

 

 

 

MILLAR & MCNIVEN’S NEMESIS #2 

Written by MARK MILLAR
Pencils & Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN

The most talked about new series of 2010 rages on! Nemesis’s tour of terror hits Washington D.C. and hits it hard. That doesn’t bode well for the citizens of the nation’s capital or the man in the house on Pennsylvania Ave. Luckily, the Chief of Police has an idea on how to stop the super-villain-- but can you stop a one man hurricane of violence and mayhem? All this, thanks to the creative team that brought you CIVIL WAR- Mark Millar and Steve McNiven.

32 PGS./Mature Content …$2.99

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHILIP K. DICK’S ELECTRIC ANT #1 (of 5)

Written by DAVID MACK
Penciled by PASCAL ALIXE
Cover by PAUL POPE
Variant Cover by DAVID MACK

FROM THE MIND OF LEGENDARY SCI-FI AUTHOR PHILIP K. DICK! Garson Poole had a pretty great life: good job, nice apartment, a sexy, flirtatious assistant. And then he wakes up in a hospital room…the doctors inform him that he’s been in a car accident…and they can’t treat him. Because he’s a robot. Specifically, Garson is an Electric Ant, a human-like robot created and programmed to serve a specific function. But what is Garson’s function? How will his friends and co-workers treat him, knowing that he’s a machine, and not a person? And how much of his world is real, and how much of it is part of his programming? Written by Kabuki scribe David Mack and illustrated by Pascal Alixe (Eternals Annual).

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99
© and TM 2010 Laura Leslie, Isa Dick Hackett and Christopher Dick

POWERS #6

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING

Guess who's back!!??  Detective Deena Pilgrim returns to POWERS and wait ‘til you see what she has been up to.  Meanwhile, Detective Walker reunites with his young protege Retro Girl and things are not at all anything close to peachy.  It is cops and capes worth “four stars!"- CBR. So hop on board the comic that blends crime and super heroes like you have never seen before. From the writer of some of your favorite Marvel Comics.

40 PGS./Mature …$3.95

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE MARVELOUS LAND OF OZ #5 (of 8)

Written by ERIC SHANOWER
Pencils & Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG

The sequel to the New York Times best-selling graphic novel continues! Discover for yourself why CBR.com calls Eric Shanower and Skottie Young the “best writer/artist team in the comics biz” in this adaptation of Frank L. Baum’s beloved novel.  The battle for Oz is on as Tip and company go toe-to-toe with General Jinjur’s all-girl Army of Revolt! But will a timely assist from the Queen of the Field Mice be enough to stop Jinjur from turning poor Jack Pumpkinhead into a tart? Find out as the Woggle-bug (maybe) woggles his last wiggle!

32 PGS./All Ages …$3.99

 

 

 

 

 

 

STEPHEN KING'S "N." #2 (of 4)

Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Art & Cover by ALEX MALEEV

Patient Case Study: “N.” Subject initially complained of insomnia, stating that standard pharma was not having any effect. I will prescribe him something stronger. Subject is also open and frank about obsessive-compulsive tendencies, most notably; he has a habit of counting, and speaks of “good” and “bad” numbers. Traces symptoms back to visit of certain field in rural Maine with a rock formation that changes in number. Calls it a “faded place” where he could “tear through the fabric of reality.” Also recalls a “grinning figure trapped within the stones.” Suggests strong bouts of delusion. Prognosis: stronger sedative, intensive continued therapy.
DON’T MISS THE NEXT EXCITING CHAPTER IN THIS LANDMARK COMIC-BOOK EVENT. FROM THE MIND OF STEPHEN KING, ADAPTED BY MARK GUGGENHEIM AND ALEX MALEEV, “N.” WILL HAVE YOUR PULSE RACING!

32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Parental Advisory…$3.99
© 2010 Stephen King. All rights reserved.

TALES OF THE DRAGON GUARD #3 (of 3)

Written by ANGE
Adapted by PAUL BENJAMIN
Art and Cover by SYLVAIN GUINEBAUD

The life of a Veill hunter is difficult. To retrieve the treasures protected by the dragons, his timing must be perfect so that he might avoid being changed by the Veill, and get his reward without the other hunters getting there first. Haïrin is one of these Veill hunters in search of riches, while trying to protect his niece who adores the dangerous lives of the beautiful adventurers, the Dragon Knights. When Mara, a young Dragon Knight comes to the region tracking a dragon, Haïrin will go to the limits to protect his family.

48 PGS./Mature …$5.99