The GeeksversePREVIEW | Select hardcovers & paperbacks on sale the week of 08 July 2015

PREVIEW | Select hardcovers & paperbacks on sale the week of 08 July 2015
Published on Monday, July 6, 2015 by
[UPDATED] Due to hit stores this week: The High Crimes hardcover, the first Kabuki Library Edition volume, the first Junior Braves of the Apocalypse hardcover, a massive East of West omnibus, and more.

Junior Braves of the Apocalypse, Book 1: A Brave is a Brave (Oni Press)

  • JRBRAVESV1 FRONT COVERHardcover/full color/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 08 July 2015
  • Story: Greg Smith, Michael Tanner
  • Art: Zach Lehner
  • “The Junior Braves of Tribe 65 return from a camping trip to find swarms of bloodthirsty mutants have overrun their town, bringing death and destruction everywhere they go! With their families missing and their homes destroyed, these plucky kids must use all their scouting talents, combined smarts, and teamwork to survive the end of the world! The beginning of an exciting new young adult graphic novel series that is one part GOONIES and one part THE WALKING DEAD, full of zombies, adventure, and handy tips for wilderness survival!”

High Crimes (Dark Horse)

  • hcrimesHardcover/full color/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 08 July 2015
  • Story: Christopher Sebela
  • Art: Ibrahim Moustafa
  • “Disgraced Olympic snowboarder Zan Jensen runs a sideline business as a high-altitude grave robber. When a body is found at the summit of Everest with a treasure of state secrets under its skin, Zan finds herself in the crosshairs of a government hit squad. As she races to the roof of the world, Zan will navigate bullets and avalanches to find salvation in the deadliest place on Earth. Collecting the critically acclaimed Monkeybrain digital comic the A.V. Club calls ‘a high concept executed with precision, delivering real-world intrigue.’”

Kabuki Library Edition, Vol. 1 (Dark Horse)

  • kabukilib1Hardcover/full color/$39.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 08 July 2015
  • Story & art: David Mack
  • “Celebrating twenty years of Kabuki, this is the first volume in a complete set of large oversize library editions collecting the entire critically acclaimed Kabuki series.This edition collects the first two original Kabuki volumes: Circle of Blood and Dreams. With eleven issues and loads of extras, this is the book that fans of Kabuki have been waiting for and the perfect starting point for brand-new readers. Extra features include Kabuki drawings from Brian Michael Bendis, introductions by Bendis and Jim Steranko, and more!”

Baltimore; or the Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire (Dark Horse)

  • btstsatvPaperback (illustrated prose novel)/full color/$12.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 08 July 2015
  • Story: Christopher Golden, Mike Mignola
  • Prose story illustrations: Mike Mignola
  • The Widow and the Tank illustrations: Ben Stenbeck
  • The Widow and the Tank colors: Dave Stewart
  • “When Lord Baltimore awakens the wrath of a powerful vampire on the hellish battlefields of World War I, the world is forever changed. A deadly plague has been unleashed—one that even death cannot end.”
  • NOTE: Paperback includes the original prose novel featuring multiple illustrations by Hellboyartist Mike Mignola and the one-shot comic The Widow and the Tank. Preview pages below are from The Widow and the Tank.

They’re Not Like Us, Vol. 1: Black Holes for the Young (Image Comics)

  • TNLU_06_01_titlesPaperback/full color/$9.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 08 July 2015
  • Story: Eric Stephenson
  • Illustrations: Simon Gane
  • Colors: Jordie Bellaire
  • “Eisner-nominated NOWHERE MEN writer ERIC STEPHENSON teams up with red-hot artist SIMON GANE for an all-new ongoing series! We all have advantages over one another, but what if you were capable of things most of us can only imagine? What would you do – and who would you be? A doctor? An athlete? A soldier? A hero? Everyone has to make a choice about how to use the abilities they’re born with… but they’re not like us. Collects THEY’RE NOT LIKE US #1-6.”

Shutter, Vol. 2: Way of the World (Image Comics)

  • Shutter_Vol2Paperback/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 08 July 2015
  • Story: Joe Keatinge
  • Illustrations: Leila Del Duca
  • Colors: Owen Gieni
  • “RELEASED THE SAME DAY AS THE NEW STORY ARC! Kate Kristopher crosses the Earth to unlock a family mystery taking her far beyond her own reality. Collects SHUTTER #7-12.”

Four Eyes, Vol. 1: Forged in the Flames, Remastered (Image Comics)

  • FourEyes_vol1Paperback/full color/$9.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 08 July 2015
  • Story: Joe Kelly
  • Illustrations: Max Fiumara
  • Colors: Nestor “Nano” Pereyra
  • “In anticipation of the next FOUR EYES arc due in September: Reprinting act one of the epic saga of Enrico, a boy living in an alternate 1930s New York where dragon fighting is the city’s number one underground sport and the cause of his father’s untimely death. Enrico’s literal trial by fire begins here! Collects FOUR EYES #1-4.”

East of West, The Apocalypse: Year One (Image Comics)

  • EOW_HC1Hardcover/full color/$49.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 08 July 2015
  • Story: Jonathan Hickman
  • Art: Nick Dragotta
  • “This is the world. It is not the one we wanted, but it is the one we deserved. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse roam the Earth, signaling the End Times for humanity, and our best hope for life, lies in DEATH. The oversized prestige collection of the First Year of The Apocalypse. Collects EAST OF WEST #1-15.”
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