STRANGE SPORTS STORIES #1 Written by various Art by various Cover by PAUL POPE 1:13 Variant cover by MIKE MITCHELL On sale MARCH 18 • 40 pg, 1 of 4, FC, $4.99 US • MATURE READERS Comics’ top talents, including some making their Vertigo debut, take on the classic DC Comics anthology title for four issues of strange, scary, sexy and sensational sports stories. Featuring stories and art by Brian Azzarello, CM Punk, Paul Pope, Gilbert Hernandez, Lauren Beukes, Ben McCool, Ivan Brandon, Monica Gallagher, Lee Loughridge, Nick Dragotta, Christopher Mitten, Darick Robertson, Mark Finn, John Lucas, Gabe Soria, Ronald Wimberly, Michael DiMotta, Tim Fish, Rael Lyra and many more!
EFFIGY #1 Written by TIM SEELEY Art by MARLEY ZARCONE Cover by W. SCOTT FORBES 1:13 Variant cover by ANDREW ROBINSON On sale JANUARY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS After a sex-tape scandal, former Hollywood child star turned Z-lister Chondra Jackson returns to her hometown of Effigy Mound, IL, to
Vertigo Comics has released info and images for their December Solicits. These are some of the finest books on the market and I highly recommend both Dead Boy Detectives, Fables, Fairest, BODIES and so much more. These comics are more for adults but do not let that fool you. Check out a Vertigo title today and
THE KITCHEN #1 Written by OLLIE MASTERS Art by MING DOYLE Cover by BECKY CLOONAN 1:13 Variant cover by MING DOYLE On sale NOVEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 8, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS New York City, late 1970s. Times Square is a haven for sex and drugs. The city teeters on
THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #4 Written by NEIL GAIMAN Art by J.H. WILLIAMS III Cover A by J.H. WILLIAMS III Cover B by DAVE McKEAN 1:100 special ink variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III 1:200 special ink variant cover by DAVE McKEAN On sale OCTOBER 29 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $3.99 US MATURE
AMERICAN VAMPIRE: SECOND CYCLE #4 Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE On sale JUNE 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS The fangs are longer, the claws are sharper and the mythos grows as Scott Snyder brings Pearl and Skinner head to head with their most vicious opponent
THE ROYALS: MASTERS OF WAR #1 Written by ROB WILLIAMS Art by SIMON COLEBY Cover by SIMON COLEBY 1:13 Variant cover by BRIAN BOLLAND On sale FEBRUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 6, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS The year is 1940. As the Blitz destroys London and kills thousands, the Royal Family
Elementals #2 April 1989 It was 1989, and I was graduating from High School. In my home town, there were only two places to buy comics, a Convenience store with a spinner rack and just down the road from there at the town's only shopping mall, a B. Dalton booksellers that also had a spinner rack, but featured better comics. The plan was just after graduating and just prior to a party, to stop by the mall and get a t-shirt for the college I would be attending (and subsequently dropping out of) in the fall. Being the comics fan that I am, I decided to stop by the bookstore and pick up a comic or two. For some reason on that afternoon, I decided to pick up something new, and that was where I was introduced to Elementals.
THE UNWRITTEN VOL. 2: APOCALYPSE #1 Written by MIKE CAREY Art by PETER GROSS Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU 1:13 Variant cover by PETER GROSS On sale JANUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS It’s the perfect jumping on point, as Tom Taylor is stranded at the beginning of all creation! Lost