The GeeksversePREVIEW | Select paperbacks and hardcovers on sale the week of 13 May 2015

PREVIEW | Select paperbacks and hardcovers on sale the week of 13 May 2015
Published on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by
This week’s preview galleries feature CLAMP’s Drug & Drop, Vol. 2,TAGRO’s Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt, the second Tomb Raider trade paperback collection, the latest volume of Tim Seeley and Mike Norton’s Revival,  and an Adventure Time hardcover featuring the work of Roger Langridge, Noelle Stevenson, and others.

Revival, Vol. 5: Gathering of Waters (Image Comics)

  • 00_000Paperback/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 13 May 2015
  • Story: Tim Seeley
  • Illustrations: Mike Norton
  • Colors: Mark Englert
  • “For one day in rural central Wisconsin, the dead came back to life. Now it’s up to Officer Dana Cypress to deal with the media scrutiny, religious zealots, and government quarantine that have come with them. As the pregnant Em searches for the missing father of her child, Dana is embroiled in a conspiracy to contain Revivers that ends in fire. Collects REVIVAL #24-29.”

Drug & Drop, Vol. 2 (Dark Horse Manga)

  • ddropv2Paperback/black & white/$10.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 13 May 2015
  • Story & art: CLAMP
  • NOTE: Pages are in right-to-left reading format
  • “After completing Watanuki’s request, Rikuo disappears, with his own ever-mysterious purposes. Fraught with worry over Rikuo, and bearing the new burden of “carrying memories” all by himself, Kazahaya makes a rendezvous at an unknown house—whose signpost has his family name! From behind the wisteria tree appears something even more unexpected … a tiny angel named Kohaku.”

Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt (Dark Horse Manga)

  • paswgbPaperback/black & white/$9.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 13 May 2015
  • Story & art:
  • NOTE: Pages are in right-to-left reading format
  • “Panty and Stocking are cute but highly dangerous angels, booted out of heaven for wrath, sloth, lust, envy, avarice, and gluttony (at least pride wasn’t high on their list). Now residing among the sinners of Daten City, the angels try to earn their way back into grace by exorcising evil at the behest of their questionable preacher boss, the Afro-bedecked Garterbelt!”

Tomb Raider, Vol. 2: Secrets and Lies (Dark Horse)

  • trv2Paperback/full color/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 13 May 2015
  • Story: Gail Simone, Rhianna Pratchett
  • Pencils: Derlis Santacruz, Nicolas Daniel Selma
  • Inks: Andy Owens, Juan Gedeon
  • Colors: Michael Atiyeh
  • “After the return to Yamatai Island, Lara and her friends try to put the horror of what happened there behind them and return to “normal” life. However, when a dearly departed friend pleads for help, Lara goes on a globetrotting adventure fraught with new perils and a horrible truth that must be brought to light at all costs! Collects issues #7–#12 of the ongoing series.”

Adventure Time: Sugary Shorts, Vol. 2 (kaBOOM!)

  • AT_SugaryShorts_V2_Math_coverHardcover/full color/$24.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 13 May 2015
  • Stories: Roger Langridge, Alex Cox, Bryce Carlson, Josh Williamson, Derek Fridolfs, Kory Bing, Sfe’ Monster, Noelle Stevenson, Ryan Pequin, Emily Partridge, Frank Gibson, Jones Wiedle, Jay Holser, Kevin Church, Sina Grace, Grand Nitz, Reed Nitz, Jai Nitz, Rachel Edidin
  • Art: Roger Langridge, Alex Cox, Dustin Nguyen, Jason Ho, Derek Fridolfs, Kory Bing, Sfe’ Monster, Noelle Stevenson, Ryan Pequin, Emily Partridge, Becky Dreistadt, Frazer Irving, Jones Wiedle, Jay Holser, Jen Vaughn, Sina Grace, Pranas Naujokaitis, Kel McDonald
  • Additional colors: Whitney Cogar, Shaun Steven Struble
  • “A collection of shorts featuring Finn, Jake, and the rest of the citizens of Ooo from the pages of Adventure Time #16-18, Adventure Time: 2013 Spoooktacular, Adventure Time: 2013 Summer Special, and Adventure Time: 2013 Annual, presented in a deluxe hardcover.“
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