The GeeksversePREVIEW | Select paperbacks on sale the week of 27 May 2015

PREVIEW | Select paperbacks on sale the week of 27 May 2015
Published on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 by
Previewed this week: Genius, Vol. 1: Siege; Garfield, Vol. 6The Savage Sword of Conan, Vol. 19; and Tony Takezaki’s Neon Genesis Evangelion.

Genius, Vol. 1: Siege (Image Comics)

  • geniusv1Paperback/full color/$24.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 27 May 2015
  • Story: Marc Bernardin, Adam Freeman
  • Art: Afua Richardson
  • “What if the greatest military mind of our generation was born to a people who are already supremely conditioned to wage war, who know nothing but violence from birth and must continually adapt to new predators in order to survive? This action-packed book contains the full story of a city that declares war on a brilliant young woman pushed to the edge. Collects PILOT SEASON: GENIUS #1 & GENIUS #1-5.”

Garfield, Vol. 6 (kaBOOM!)

  • Garfield_V6_coverPaperback/full color/$13.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 27 May 2015
  • Story: Mark Evanier, Scott Nickel
  • Illustrations: Andy Hirsch, Sibylline Meynet, Rachel Dukes, Miranda Yeo
  • Colors: Lisa Moore, Sibylline Meynet, Rachel Dukes, Miranda Yeo
  • “It’s more all-new Garfield stories, including Garfield in a televised race, Nermal entering a beauty pageant, and Liz meeting a Scary Sorceress! Collects Garfield #21-24.”

The Savage Sword of Conan, Vol. 19 (Dark Horse)

  • saswoconv19Paperback/black & white/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 27 May 2015
  • Story: Roy Thomas
  • Pencils: John Buscema
  • Inks: Ernie Chan, Tony DeZuniga
  • “While Conan fights to survive in a hostile kingdom, far away a similar dire circumstance is faced by an adventurer whose fate will determine Conan’s very existence. But this land is not of the Hyborian Age—it is 1920s Mexico, and the adventurer is writer Robert E. Howard! Collects stories from Marvel’s The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian #192–#201.”

Tony Takezaki’s Neon Genesis Evangelion (Dark Horse Manga)

  • ngetonyPaperback/black & white with color inserts/$12.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 27 May 2015
  • Story & art: Tony Takezaki
  • “You saw his work in Neon Genesis Evangelion: Comic Tribute … depicting the truth about Rei with great sensitivity… Wait, that’s not the right word. What’s the opposite of “great sensitivity”? Well, whatever it is, Tony Takezaki’s got it, in this collection of all-new stories satirizing theEvangelion you saw on TV, as well as some scenes that apparently were never aired! SEE!Eva as a 1960s TV show! SEE! Kaworu and Shinji’s standup comedy career! SEE! Ritsuko’s days as Gendo’s student intern! SEE! Eva Units, flinging dookie! You’ll see all that and more, because this isTony Takezaki’s Neon Genesis Evangelion!”
  • NOTE: Pages oriented in right-to-left reading format
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