Published on June 21st, 2013 | by Richard Boom
C4S Highlights Dark Horse Comics Solicitations For September 2013
C4S highlights the best (so yes, only the ladies!!) of Dark Horse Comics September 2013 solicitations, to be pre-ordered in the July Diamond Previews.
Justin Aclin (W), Vasilis Lolos (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Shu Yan (Cover)
On sale Nov 6
FC, 72 pages
HC, 7″ x 10″
From the brilliant imagination of video game auteur American McGee comes a dazzling reenvisioning of Red Riding Hood set in the wondrous world of Japanese folklore!
A young woman torn between two cultures takes on an epic adventure battling devious yokai for the fate of her world! Collects the three-issue miniseries.
• Based on the hot new game by American McGee’s Spicy Horse Games!
• Written by Justin Aclin (Star Wars: The Clone Wars), and illustrated by Vasilis Lolos (Conan the Barbarian)!
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 9 #25
Andrew Chambliss (W), Georges Jeanty (A/Variant cover), Dexter Vines (I), Michelle Madsen (C), and Phil Noto (Cover)
On sale Sept 11
FC, 32 pages
Buffy can’t ever just be a vampire Slayer, can she? Always, the world seems to want more, and as the lives of her loved ones are threatened, Buffy shows why she is the Chosen One. Whatever is thrust upon her, she can handle it! Er . . . sometimes with a little help from her friends.
• Executive produced by Joss Whedon!
“Very enjoyable, and the fandom will eat it up.” – Bloody Disgusting
Empowered Special: Nine Beers with Ninjette
Adam Warren (W/A/Cover) and Takeshi Miyazawa (A/C/Cover)
On sale Sept 25
b&w, 32 pages
Kick back and have a cold one with hearty-partying Ninjette, Empowered’s Best Friend Forever, as she weaves a boozy yet poignant tale of ninja magic, complete with fighting, flirting, and swing-dancing with the Maidman—not to mention the outwitting of ’Jette’s monstrous thug of a father. Drink up!
• Story (and bonus art) by Adam Warren, spectacularly illustrated by manga creator Takeshi Miyazawa (Lost Planet Bound Raven, Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane)
• Over 100,000 Empowered graphic novels in print.
“Empowered is the comic to give to people who don’t think superhero comics can be for real, live adults.” — MTV Geek News
So . . . I Survived the Zombie Apocalypse and All I Got Was This Podcast TP
Chris W. Freeman (W), Korey Hunt (W), Richard Bonk (A), Andrew Mangum (A), Alan Kupperberg (A), Anthony Diecidue (A), Jerry Beck (A), Thomas Chu (C), and Melike Acar (Cover)
On sale Nov 20
FC, 72 pages
TP, 6” x 9”
In a lonely compound surrounded by the zombie apocalypse, one girl remains unchanged. A slight garden mishap means a supply run to the outside where she makes a life-changing discovery—the zombies only eat males. Now Mara Mitchell is on a mission: make friends with the undead, or kill them all.