The GeeksversePREVIEW | Select hardcovers & paperbacks on sale the week of 12 August 2015

PREVIEW | Select hardcovers & paperbacks on sale the week of 12 August 2015
Published on Monday, August 10, 2015 by
Coming this Wednesday: The concluding volume of Alex + Ada, a Mouse Guard art book, a Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. collection, a Fraggle Rock hardcover, and more.

Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock: Journey to the Everspring (BOOM!/Archaia)

  • FraggleRock_HC_coverHardcover/full color/$24.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 12 August 2015
  • Story: Kate Leth
  • Art: Corey Breen
  • “When the water supply of Fraggle Rock mysteriously runs dry, Gobo, Red, Mokey, Wembley, and Boober will have to journey deep into the caves of Fraggle Rock to find the fabled Everspring. Along the way, they’ll encounter spooky creatures, discover the Crystal Caves, and meet a never-before-seen colony of Doozers! Collects the complete miniseries, issues #1-4.”

The Art of Mouse Guard: 2005–2015 (BOOM!/Archaia)

  • Mouse_Guard_2015_Art_Book_coverHardcover/full color/$59.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 12 August 2015
  • Text and art: David Petersen
  • “Celebrate the first 10 years of a comics classic from the very first sketch. For the first time since the series debut, David Petersen’s process for creating the world of Mouse Guard and bringing it to life in stunning illustration is documented in exquisite detail. With never-before-seen sketches; 100 pages of full-color, oversized artwork; and commentary from colleagues, collaborators, and Petersen himself, readers and fans get an unprecedented look behind-the-pages at how their favorite characters and adventures were born.”

Satellite Sam, Vol. 3: Satellite Sam And The Limestone Caves Of Fire (Image Comics)

  • SatelliteSamVol3_900pxPaperback/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 12 August 2015
  • Story: Matt Fraction
  • Art: Howard Chaykin
  • “The dramatic conclusion to the first SATELLITE SAM trilogy sees everyone’s secrets brought to light, everyone’s questions answered, and decides the fate of the LeMonde television network with the flick of a match.”

Black Science, Vol. 3: Vanishing Point (Image Comics)

  • BLKSCI_TPB03_Cov_col--DressedPaperback/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 12 August 2015
  • Story: Rick Remender
  • Illustrations: Matteo Scalera
  • Colors: Moreno Dinisio
  • “The Anarchist League of Scientists dive deeper into the Onion than ever before. Now veterans of inter-dimensional travel, the team begins to realize how damaging their actions are on the fabric of reality. No longer content with merely fixing the Pillar and finding a way back home, they vow to uphold a new ideal: leave every dimension they visit better off than how they found it. Collects BLACK SCIENCE #12-16.”

Alex + Ada, Vol. 3 (Image Comics)

  • AlexAdaVol3_900pxPaperback/full color/$12.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 12 August 2015
  • Story: Jonathan Luna, Sarah Vaughn
  • Art: Jonathan Luna
  • “In this final arc of the sci-fi drama, Alex and Ada struggle against the growing hatred for sentient robots and their human allies. Can they survive what’s around the corner? Collects ALEX + ADA #11-15.”

Angel & Faith Season 9 Library Edition, Vol. 2 (Dark Horse)

  • angelafseason9libedv2Hardcover/full color/$29.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 12 August 2015
  • Story: Christos Gage, Victor Gischler
  • Illustrations: Rebekah Isaacs, David Lapham, Paul Lee, Lee Garbett, Cliff Richards
  • Inks: Derek Fridolfs, Andy Owens, Dexter Vines
  • Colors: Dan Jackson, Cris Peter
  • “Willow arrives in London looking for help from Angel so she can get to the fearsome hell dimension Quor’toth and restore magic to earth! And Spike identifies some hard truths when a pack of demons and a succubus rip him from a melancholic reverie and take him on an unexpected adventure. Collects Angel & FaithVolume 3 and Spike: A Dark Place.”

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1952 (Dark Horse)

  • hbubprdtpbPaperback/full color/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 12 August 2015
  • Story: Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
  • Illustrations: Alex Maleev
  • Colors: Dave Stewart
  • “A bizarre series of murders and rumors of something worse lead Professor Bruttenholm to send a young Hellboy to a Brazilian village on his first mission. Hellboy and a small group of agents uncover something terrible in the shadows of a sixteenth-century Portuguese fortress . . . Collects the five-issue miniseries.”
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