The GeeksversePREVIEW | Select paperbacks & hardcovers on sale the week of 22 July 2015

PREVIEW | Select paperbacks & hardcovers on sale the week of 22 July 2015
Published on Monday, July 20, 2015 by
[UPDATED] This week we’ve got a massive 22-page preview of the latest Sixth Gun paperback, as well as previews of MIND MGMT, Vol. 5, Savage Dragon: Changes, Oreimo: Kuroneko, Vol. 2, and more.

The Sixth Gun, Vol. 8: Hell and High Water (Oni Press)

  • Sixth Gun v8 prev_00001Paperback/full color/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 22 July 2015
  • Story: Cullen Bunn
  • Illustrations: Brian Hurtt
  • Colors: Bill Crabtree
  • “The Six—the cursed pistols that can destroy the world—have fallen into the wrong hands. Griselda the Grey Witch and her henchman Jesup Sutter now control the weapons. As they prepare to use the guns to throw open the gates of Perdition and condemn the world to darkness, they are opposed only by the ragtag group of of desperate heroes. But Drake Sinclair, Becky Montcrief, and Screaming Crow have a few surprises in store for the ageless witch. As the apocalypse dawns, a vicious gunfight rages in the streets of a nameless city.”

The Adventures of Dr. McNinja, Vol. 3: King Radical (Dark Horse)

  • advdrmcninv3Paperback/full color/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 22 July 2015
  • Story & illustrations: Christopher Hastings
  • Colors: Anthony Clark
  • “When Dr. McNinja is believed killed by a vengeful astronaut ghost, the Doc uses the opportunity to infiltrate the criminal organization of King Radical! But should he who fights rad monsters beware becoming one himself?”

MIND MGMT, Vol. 5: The Eraser (Dark Horse)

  • mindmgmtv5Hardcover/full color/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 22 July 2015
  • Story & art: Matt Kindt
  • “The mission to stop Mind Management has fallen apart, and after nearly losing her mind at the hands of the Eraser, Meru finds herself alone in a world of rogue agents. To press on, she’ll need to seek out a new mentor—the First Immortal! Collects MIND MGMT #25–#30!”

Gantz, Vol. 36 (Dark Horse Manga)

  • gantz36Paperback/black & white/$13.99 (US)
  • NOTE: Book is oriented in right-to-left reading format
  • Due in stores 22 July 2015
  • Story & art: Hiroya Oku
  • “The penultimate Gantz! The tide of the alien war has turned in humanity’s favor, and victory may be at hand. Gantz warriors aboard the orbiting alien mother ship expect a desperate battle, but they couldn’t expect to be given the answers to all their questions by the aliens themselves!”

Oreimo: Kuroneko, Vol. 2 (Dark Horse Manga)

  • oreimokuv2Paperback/black & white/$10.99 (US)
  • NOTE: Book is oriented in right-to-left reading format
  • Due in stores 22 July 2015
  • Story: Tsukasa Fushimi
  • Art: Sakura Ikeda
  • “Kirino seems far out of the way, studying in America . . . but is she really that far away from the thoughts of Kyousuke? That’s the problem on Kuroneko’s mind: She’s glad to be by Kyousuke’s side, but fears she may only be a substitute. Meanwhile, a new challenger appears when Kuroneko joins the Gaming Club: Sena Akagi, who has an overactive imagination and wishes to pair Kyousuke up with her brother!”

Savage Dragon: Changes (Image Comics)

  • SavageDragonChangesTPB_900pxPaperback/full color/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 22 July 2015
  • Story & illustrations: Erik Larsen
  • Colors: Nikos Koutsis with Mike Toris
  • “Malcolm Dragon’s girlfriend moves in with him and things get pretty wild. Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #199-204.”

The Dream Merchant (Image Comics)

  • TheDreamMerchantTPB_Web_900Paperback/full color/$15.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 22 July 2015
  • Story: Nathan Edmondson
  • Illustrations: Konstantin Novosadov, Anthony Hope-Smith
  • Colors: Konstantin Novosadov, Stefano Simeone
  • “Winslow is a troubled boy with a recurring dream. When mysterious alien figures show up to literally dissolve the memories out of Winslow’s mind, Winslow realizes that his dream may be the most important memory in the world, and one that has been wiped from the collective minds of everyone on earth. Collects THE DREAM MERCHANT 1-5.”

Dead@17, Vol. 7: The Blasphemy Throne (Image Comics)

  • Deadat17_900pxPaperback/full color/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 22 July 2015
  • Story & art: Josh Howard
  • “For the last 10 years, Nara Kilday has gone up against the worst Hell has to offer, losing many friends and allies along the way. Now she faces her greatest threat: an unholy pact between her oldest nemesis and the Great Beast. While the world is thrown into chaos, Nara remains helpless, captive to an unknown force, the secret to victory hidden somewhere in her past. The countdown to Earth’s final hours has begun. The final chapter in the DEAD@17 saga! Collects DEAD@17: THE BLASPHEMY THRONE #1-7.”

The Li’l Depressed Boy, Vol. 5: Supposed to be There, Too (Image Comics)

  • LDB_TP_05Paperback/full color/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 22 July 2015
  • Story: S. Steven Struble
  • Art: Sina Grace
  • “Finding himself suspended from work, the Li’l Depressed Boy spends the week getting closer to his girlfriend, Spike. However, several stressors appear, threatening to ruin this unplanned vacation. Collects THE LI’L DEPRESSED BOY: SUPPOSED TO BE THERE, TOO #1-5.”
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