A FINE LINE PRESS
SEVEN PEACHES: THE FIRST SEVEN DESERT PEACH EPISODES
by Donna Barr
The tales of the Desert Peach, the gay brother of the Desert Fox, have sold out. The first collections sold out. Here then, is the first in an all-new series if trade paperbacks, this volume collecting The Desert Peach #1-7, with more to follow. This collection is being funded by The Xeric Grant.
SC, 7x10, 244pg, b&w $19.95
AAA MILWAUKEE COMICS
THE ARSENIC LULLABIES AUGUST 2002 #2
Voodoo Joe masquerades a lint-covered fetus as a teddy bear to torture a child. The tooth fairy ruins a man's life so that he'll become so frustrated he'll knock out his daughter's tooth. And a man has 1,000 brains transplanted into his newborn to ensure him a successful life!
b&w, 24pg $2.65
ARSENIC LULLABY COLLECTION: THE DEVIL'S HAT TRICK TP
All of the darkest stories from the first three years of Arsenic Lullaby. See how Voodoo Joe got his zombie fetuses. See how the clot lost his skin! See why the tooth fairy was taking whole heads! Plus, never-before-seen pages from the Halloween special, featuring Abraham Lincoln as the devil.
b&w, 240pg $18.95
AAA POP COMICS
THE ATOMICS DELUXE LIMITED EDITION VOLUME 1 HC
by Mike Allred; colored by Laura Allred
This enormous limited edition hardcover collection of The Atomics comes signed, numbered, and personalized! You'll have the option of following the enclosed "Sealed Top Secret" instructions to obtain a free signed-and-numbered illustrated bookplate that can be personalized to anyone you want by both Mike and Laura Allred! This collection is jam-packed with everything from the modern classic, The Atomics, and all four King-Size Giant Spectaculars. Not only does this package collect all fifteen hard-to-find issues of The Atomics on "Fancy Schmancy" Hi-quality paper between two hardshell glossy covers (suitable for the finest shelves in the most elite libraries!), it contains an extra large gallery section beyond the gallery section seen in the last issue of the series! This is the first and only time that AAA Pop Comics will be offering this material in its entirety. Bonus! In addition to the bookplate, a special print of the Atomics painted by Alex Ross from Mike Allred's pencils and signed by both artists, will be offered exclusively through the purchase of this Deluxe Special Limited Edition Hard Cover. Afterword by Alex Ross. Limited to 500 copies.
LATTER DAYS: Part 16 (of 35) "And It Came To Passe"- Cerebus continues his study of the obscure sacred text Konigsberg, the Not-So-Good Samaritan has brought him. Konigsberg, meanwhile, gets back to his critical self-analysis as a devoted student of the works of Sigmund Fräud (being always careful to put the umlaut over the "a" in the Master's name). Includes Part Five of Sim's essay, "Islam, My Islam." The countdown to issue 300 (March, 2004) continues... t-minus 19 and counting!
b&w, 24pg $2.25
STRANGERS IN PARADISE 2003 CALENDAR
Shipping in early September! It's time, once again, for the new SIP Calendar! Your favorite SIP characters are featured in fabulous Technicolor for every month of the year! Katchoo, Francine, Casey, David and even a surprise or two! Features SIP-based comments and text throughout, with special SIP dates noted. A must-have item for every SIP addict in your house!
Calendar, 10x8, FC $14.95
AMERICA'S GREATEST COMICS #4
Will Eisner illustrates an early adventure starring Yarko, Master Magician; Bob Powell contributes a Cave Girl tale; Bill Ward brings the glamorous Torchy Todd to life in a hilarious case of mistaken identity; and John Severin pits Billy the Kid up against "El Chivito." Plus: more classic tales from Joe Kubert, Murphy Anderson, Mort Meskin, Steve Ditko, and a 3-page love story by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Cover by Joe Kubert.
b&w, 52pg $6.95
BEST OF THE WEST #30
The Durango Kid is hot on the deadly "Trail of the Sawbones!" by Fred Guardineer! Black Diamond and Bumper investigate "Terror Island" by Bill Walton. Redmask finds himself in a death trap set by the "Apache Killer!" Tom Mix unravels the mystery of "The Wedding Present Murder" by Carl Pfeufer; and The Haunted Horseman roams the eerie wastelands to confront "Terror in the Night!" by Dick Ayers. Plus: Al Williamson puts Wild Bill Hickok in a shoot-out against the killer with "The Silver Colt!" Cover by Joe Certa.
b&w, 44pg $5.95
BIG GIRL ADVENTURES #1
Matt Baker's Phantom Lady leads the Big Girl parade. Next, Bill Ward cooks up a comedic kitchen caper for the saucy Torchy! Ever an? Zalda gets pawed by an Octopus Man in an outer space thriller by Maurice Whitman! Dolly Warren's late husband just won't stay dead in "The Ghost Gallery!" Kaanga's savage mate, Ann, knives a panther, stampedes a rhino, and slugs a sultan while hardly working up a sweat! Giant creatures terrorize the land until the leggy Camilla undoes a black magic curse in a tale by Good Girl art master, Matt Baker!
b&w, 52pg $7.95
GLAMOUR GIRLS & GOOD GUYS PACK #1
A wonderful collection of Golden Age Reprints celebrating the best of the sexy "Good Girl" art and sterling, stalwart heroes of the comics of the 1940s and '50s! Pack includes one copy each of Cliffhangers #1 & 2, Jungle Girls #6, Good Girl Art Quarterly #9, and Strongman #1 bagged together.
Pack (x5) $22.95
VINTAGE WEIRD & WESTERN PACK #1
Feel like your back in the fabulous fifties again with this hefty handful of classic reprints covering two of the decade's favorite pop culture subjects - cheesy Horror and Westerns! Pack features one copy each of Redmask #1, Young Gun #1, Black Phantom #2, Nightveil's Cauldron of Horror #2, and Demon Dreams of Dr. Drew #1, bagged together.
Pack (x5) $20.95
Wretch and his teammates face the toughest decision of their lives... do they force the B.U.G.G.'s down to the mysterious Level 9 as Lock and Key command? Or do they release them on the world? The decision happens in this issue... along with the death of one of the team!
b&w, 24pg $2.50
GIANT MANGA HORROR #2 Art by Sanho Kim
ACG is back with a second collection of outstanding Manga art by South Korean Charlton artist, Sanho Kim! This collection showcases the first Manga-style comics ever produced in America! Gritty, no-nonsense "in-your-face" from the Charlton, ACG archives!
b&w, 64pg $5.95
MANGA ADVENTURES #1 WITH FREE ISSUE.
Art by Sanho Kim
Ever see a Manga Western? This special collection of rare Manga art collects the strangest stories from the Charlton archives, as illustrated by Korea's Sanho Kim. Discover Westerns in Manga-style, and as an added bonus, get a free copy of the House of Yang #! - a $2.95 value as an added bonus!
b&w, 64pg $5.95
ACG HEROES TP
A special collection of adventure stories including Charlton's Fighting Five and ACG's Nemesis and Magicman! A true sixties classic collection from the ACG archives! Cover Jack Kirby.
The stunning cover art to the most recent third printing of Powers: Who Killed Retro Girl? is available as this massive, 18" x 24" high-quality lithograph! Best of all, all net proceeds from sales of this litho go to A.C.T.O.R. (A Commitment To Our Roots), the only charity dedicated to providing financial assistance for the forefathers of the comics industry! This is the first-ever Powers lithograph, based on the hyper-popular Image Comics series! A rare Limited Edition of the first-ever Powers litho, signed by Powers writer/creator Brian Michael Bendis, is also available!
REGULAR-Lithograph, 18x24, FC $29.99
SIGNED-Lithograph, 18x24, FC $39.99
MARVEL "MEMORIES OF ONSLAUGHT" LITHO
This beautiful lithograph by Ultimate X-Men artist Adam Kubert and colorist Richard Isanove measures a massive 18" x 24" and is printed on 80lb. Gallerie Silk Stock. The litho features everyone from the X-Men and Captain America to Iron Man and the Fantastic Four! Also available signed by Adam Kubert!
REGULAR-Litho, 18x24, FC $24.99
SIGNED-Litho, 18x24, FC $49.99
DARKCHYLDE LIMITED EDITION SKETCHBOOK
Randy Queen's beautiful Ariel Chylde (a.k.a. Darkchylde) adorns the cover of this beautiful sketchbook! Suggested retail on this was originally $10.00, but to help raise as much money as possible for ACTOR, they are offering this sketchbook at the special price of just $4.99!
PARTS: THE SITCOMIC #1
by Buddy Scalera & Nick Diaz
This ongoing "sitcomic" is by former Deadpool writer Buddy Scalera. Readers who are fans of primetime sitcoms will laugh out loud at this sharp funny look at working life. Interior and cover by new talent Nick Diaz!
b&w, 24pg $2.95
BLACK HEART BILLY TP
by Dwyer, Remender, & Jaten
Meet Billy Black, your average 20-something skate punk with a robot head! Watch! as he survives the high cost of living and fast times in San Francisco! See him spend his day handing beat-downs to hippies and dot-commies alike! Gasp! as Billy stumbles into a horrible conspiracy! Evil Nazi scientists have reincarnated Hitler, housing his evil soul in the corpse of Jerry Garcia! Their goal: to turn the world into mindless hippie zombies and begin the 4th Reich! The adventure that follows is a boss bowl of high-octane super-crunch as Billy fights the evil Garcia/Hitler robot, Deadhead! Can Billy... this rebel without a clue... save the world from free love and never-ending jams? New cover by Brian Wood.
SC, 7x10, 96pg, b&w $12.95
ALBATROSS EXPLODING FUNNY BOOK
GOON COLOR SPECIAL #1
by Eric Powell
The Goon and Franky find themselves in a fight with intangible figments from the nether world when their quest for forgotten treasure goes horribly awry. Can they survive a confrontation with mind-altering phantoms bent on their destruction? Can Franky fit five whole pies in his mouth without choking to death? Can a monkey wear a pink dress and play the banjo in Georgia without being shot?
FC, 24pg $2.95
I DREAM OF JEANNIE SPEC IAL EDITION
Stories based on the classic television show! In "A Major Tiki Party," Jeannie and Tony find themselves on the magical island of living Tiki gods, and in the center of a tropical laugh fest! This book also reprints the stories "Dinner With Jeannie," "Puppy Love," and "Sibling Showdown" from the I Dream of Jeannie Wishbook and I Dream of Jeannie #1. The cover (featuring Barbera Eden as Jeannie) is painted by Joe Jusko! Sqaurebound.
SC, 48pg, b&w $5.95
MAGIC WHISTLE #7
by Sam Henderson
Harvey Award-nominated four years in a row for "Special Award for Humor," this is the funniest issue yet! This time you can read Sam Henderson's epic "Paul Purd: The Man With the Biggest P*nis In the World" (don't worry, it's not dirty!), plus The Brube, Gunther Bumpus, and more of what you've come to know and love! Sam Henderson is a comic genius and is still one of the funniest cartoonists working today, no doubt about it.
b&w, 32pg $2.95
PEANUTBUTTER & JEREMY: NEST AND WINDOW EXCHANGE
by James Kolchalka
The third issue of James Kochalka's all-ages title finds that silly cat Peanutbutter getting a hat stuck really tight on his head. He can't see! How will he ever be able to finish work on the Fleeble Report? His only choice is to strike a bargain with that nasty old crow, Jeremy. This situation deteriorates quite quickly, however. Watch out Peanutbutter! Jeremy has a gun! This series is cute, funny, and unlike anything else on the shelves, delighting young and old alike with its clever mix of adult pathos and childlike innocence.
b&w, 24pg $2.95
FANTASTIC BUTTERFLIES GN
by James Kolchalka
Magic Boy wanders drunkenly through a hallucinogenic nightmare world of Cancer Robots, softball showdowns, dance parties, barbecues, time machines, testicular injury, and cake-baking kung-fu cuties! The graphic novel has twists and turns so bizarre you'll be shouting out "Oh My God!" and scaring your roommates. It also happens to be hilariously funny and infectious in its bubbly charm, combining autobiography with a kind of a magic science fiction. Stunning graphic design by Tom Devlin. This is gonna be a big year for James Kochalka!
SC, 192pg, b&w $14.95
AMAZE INK/SLG PUBLISHING
WHERE'S IT AT, SUGAR KAT?: THE THIN OF THE LAND TP
by Ian Carney & Woodrow Phoenix
Collecting the hit mini series! Sugar Kat, the most popular girl in the world, and her overachieving sister Rebecca, investigate a series of hobo disappearances in the small town of Bumrush, PA. There, they find an anorexic population preyed on by a cell of flatulent, overweight vampires. Can our girls stop the undead before they resurrect an army of vampires to dine on Middle America? Plus: An unpublished 16-page Sugar Kat story and a new interview with Carney and Phoenix! Critically acclaimed cartoon fun!
SC, 7x10, 104pg, b&w $12.95
by Evan Dorkin
At last!!! It's the latest issue of the award-winning humor anthology from Evan Dorkin! This issue features "The Devil Puppet's Invisible College of Secret Knowledge," covering the Great Macy's Balloon Hunt of 1929, the suicidal circus midget known as 'Little Methuselah', and the real motivation behind Dr. Frederic Wertham's anti-comics crusade of the '50s. Also: Eltingville Club Secretary of Science Fiction, Josh Levy, feuds with the host of a QVC comic book show, live on the air! Plus: "How to Get Your Ass Kicked in 5 E-Z Lessons," "Mighty Carl Jung," a second look at "Advertising Characters of Yesteryear," and other odds and ends designed to amuse, delight, and remove three dollars from your pocket! So un-pop the cork - it's Dork!
b&w, 24pg $2.95
GLOOM COOKIE VOLUME 2 TP
by Serena Valentino & John Gebbia
Collecting issues 7-12 of the popular gothic soap-opera series - follow the conclusion of the triangle of fate between Isabella, Damion, and Lex; discover the secrets behind Chrys and Sebastian; and see triumph turn to humiliation in Vermillion the poet's ultimate plot against Lex. Plus NEW material, including pages from Darrick Robertson and Jhonen Vasquez!
SC, 7x10, 192pg, b&w $16.95
LITTLE GLOOMY #6
by Landry Walker & Eric Jones
Little Gloomy returns! This time, it's "The Mystery of The Invisible Men": Part 1! Gloomy has been kidnapped by the Invisible Men! Are her friends rushing to save her? Well... no, actually. They don't even know she's missing. Besides, they've got their hands full subduing Gloomy's rampaging doppelganger, Shelly! Who are the Invisible Men? What is their evil plan? Why is Shelly so crazy? The mystery of Frightsylvania continues to unfold as this all new Little Gloomy storyline begins!
b&w, 24pg $2.95
NIGHTMARES AND FAIRY TALES #2
by Serena Valentino & FSc
Poor little Morgan, lying on the bathroom floor in a pool of blood, an understandably freaked-out Morgan embarks on a search for some answers as to why her friends are being murdered. Unfortunately, she goes a little crazy when all the evidence points in her direction. Join the little doll named Annabelle (our narrator) for the horrifying conclusion of the first story in this ongoing series from the writer of GloomCookie.
b&w, 24pg $2.95
SPARKS: AN URBAN FAIRY TALE GN
by Lawrence Marvit
Lawrence Marvit's critically acclaimed series is presented in the graphic novel format he always envisioned! Containing all five original issues, plus 170 pages of all-new, unpublished material! This never-before-published material completes the tale of a lonely mechanic named Josephine, who creates her ideal man from scrap metal, and then must teach him to be human when he magically comes to life. In the process, she re-examines who she is, and what she wants in life. This modern take on Pinocchio comes with an introduction by writer, artist, and animator, Paul Dini.
SC, 440pg, b&w $35.95
by Lorna Miller
This issue: Angela takes on the feminists; the Mad Cows have a genius for a baby; and Mary goes on a really fabby date. We can't tell you what else happens, 'cause it's for "Mature Readers", or at least for Adults anyway. More virtuoso scalding satire from our Scottish lassie Lorna!
b&w, 24pg $2.95
by David Conway & Kevin Lau
SERPENT'S KISS: Part 4 (of 4)-Blood is the goal, and Vampi's the prize as the Valusians stake their claim! Vampi, though, has a few tricks up her own sleeves, and some she hadn't considered in a blood brother and a new ally. The bite of this serpent's kiss is sure to sting. Regular cover by Kevin Lau; Limited Edition cover by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti, limited to 1,500 copies.
This limited hardcover edition contains Vampi #7-12, the entire "Underworld" and "Tainted Love" story arcs written by David Conway and illustrated by Kevin Lau. Recovered from the last attempt on her life, Vampi must plunge once more into the heart of darkness to challenge a nightmare world of slavery, degradation, and systematic slaughter that threatens to engulf the entire world! Featuring a new hi-tech costume and a deadly array of devastating weapons at her disposal, Vampi stars in her second collection! Packaged in an illustrated dustjacket featuring a new explosive cover by Kevin Lau!
HC, 7x10, 128pg, FC $24.95
VAMPI #1 LIMITED KEVIN LAU EDITION
by David Conway & Kevin Lau
Offered for the first time! It's a special edition of Vampi #1, the limited edition group cover also including Vampi creator and artist Kevin Lau. The very first appearance of Vampi, limited to a mere 1,000 copies!
FC, 32pg $9.95
CYBERTRONIAN TRANSFORMERS INDEX
Ever since their introduction in 1984, the Transformers have stood out as giants among other toys, becoming recognized as one of the best robot toy lines in history. Now, 19 years and over 700 individual figures later, Antarctic Press is proud to introduce the Cybertronian Transformers Index. For the first time ever, every Transformer marketed in the U.S. - from Autobots to Vehicons, from Generation 1 through Robots in Disguise - is depicted in one, fully illustrated color volume! All are arranged in alphabetical order within their size/price-point classes (Mini through Supreme, as introduced during the Beast Wars era) for ease of location. If you need a quick visual reference to any American-market Transformer, this guide is an absolute must!
SC, 8x11, 128pg, FC $29.95
GOLD DIGGER #35
by Fred Perry
AP Core Title! Natasha, Queen Empress of the Undead, has been dethroned by the powerful union of Dreadwing, Brendan, Gyphon, and the Lich King! Now, she and her retainer and companion, Count Vladimir, must find a way to escape from the realm and journey to Earth in order to find Dr. Diggers and call in that favor he "owes" her...
FC, 24pg $2.99
GOLD DIGGER SWIMSUIT END OF SUMMER SPECIAL 2002
This "end of summer " issue features all of your favorite artists from the previous GD Swimsuit Specials, with encore performances by Craig Babiar (Warrior Nun), Brian Denham (American Woman), David Hutchinson (Ninja High School), and Joseph Wight (Shotgun Mary and Twilight X). Features a cover by Eisner nominee Rod Espinosa (Courageous Princess and Battle Girlz).
b&w, 48pg $4.50
HOW TO DRAW HENTAI VOLUME 2 #1
b&w, 40pg $4.95
HOW TO DRAW MANGA #18
Antarctic Press continues its series of how-to-draw-manga guidebooks! Artists like Ben Dunn, Fred Perry, Rod Espinosa, Joe Wight, and David Hutchison continue to present a comprehensive guide in mastering the manga style and will emphasize layout in this issue. Each featured artist will have his own exclusive special comments. Some topics we will cover in the series are advanced figure study, costumes, mecha, comic storytelling, and composition. If you don't get it...you'll regret it!
b&w, 32pg $4.95
LUFTWAFFE: 1946 #1
by Ted Nomura & Various
This 99th issue of the long-running Families of Altered Wars series - started in 1986 - will refocus the popular Luftwaffe: 1946 storyline as its main feature, with all new art and stories! Completing this new first issue are the continuing Tigers of the Luftwaffe story of General Galland, a new chapter of the original Tigers of Terra series, more of the popular Reichdreams files from Spain, and more stories from Marcel Magnette of Belgium. This first issue special will be a full 48 pages!
b&w, 48pg $5.95
All the hijinks of Ninja High School, all the action of the Families of Altered Wars saga, all the outlandish exploring of Gold Digger and all the holy heroics of Warrior Nun Areala! All this plus the beauty and power of Rod Espinosa's Battle Girlz to round out the biggest package of anime- and manga-inspired adventures in America! Wrap it up in a spectacular cover by Joe Wight and you've got Mangazine!
SC, 7x10, 100+pages, PC $8.99
NINJA HIGH SCHOOL #98
by Ben Dunn with Robby Bevard
AP Core Title! Asrial has been found at long last-by her old Zardonian friend Leeanna! However, it seems Leeanna still seeks revenge for Asrial leaving her to die years ago, and now wants to kill her. Or maybe she wants to date her instead-it's sometimes hard to tell with Zardonians. Meanwhile, Jeremy is trying to find Asrial while dealing with a cute marketing tool, Space Pirate Captain Kalen and lovestruck Solora are exploring the mysteries of a black hole that threatens to destroy the universe, and the evil time-traveling dog Peachbody is on the loose and has control of Ricky Feeple, who may be the key to destroying the universe! And the big countdown to issue 100 continues!
FC, 24pg $2.99
by Tom Root & Jerzy Drozd
A boring high school assembly erupts into mayhem when the faculty members announce their shocking secret - they're really aliens! Yep, standardized test scores have fallen so low that the aliens have given up on educating the students; instead, they're gonna trap them on campus, give each kid a unique superpower and broadcast the resulting carnage on pay-per-view TV back on the home planet! Earth teenagers destroying each other - it's gonna be bigger than Survivor! Class president Victor quickly takes charge of the berserk teens, but lovable loser Evan knows Victor's more evil than any friggin' alien! Man, oh, man... everyone is screwed. A new three-issue mini-series from writer Tom Root (ToyFare magazine's Twisted ToyFare Theatre) and artist Jerzy Drozd (Ninja High School, Hitomi)!
b&w, 32pg (1 of 3) $2.95
WARRIOR NUN AREALA #10
by Craig Babiar
AP Core Title! THE GOOD SON: Part 3-As Areala's emotional and perilous hunt for what appears to be her dead friend Jason comes to an end, she discovers that the chase has lead her to a world of deceit and treachery, all in the guise of her new nemesis, Ivan Seethe. Having finally come face to face with the young boy, she finds that things don't appear as they seem, and that he is one part of another of Seethe's new devious machinations. But in order to get to Seethe and prevent him from carrying out his latest scheme, Areala must face off against an old friend and save him from falling forever into Seethe's clutches.