The GeeksversePREVIEW | Select hardcovers and paperbacks on sale 02 September 2015

PREVIEW | Select hardcovers and paperbacks on sale 02 September 2015
Published on Monday, August 31, 2015 by
New this week: An Adventure Time cover art collection, the Lady Killer paperback, the latest Conan hardcover, a Legend of Korra art book, and more.

Adventure Time: Eye Candy, Vol. 2 (kaBOOM!)

  • AdventureTime_EyeCandy_v2_coverHardcover/full color/$24.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 September 2015
  • Art: Mike Holmes, Meredith McClaren, J.J. Harrison, Sophie Goldstein, Kris Mukai, Mad Rupert, Chris Houghton, Kassandra Heller, Erica Moen, Jemma Salume, and more
  • “Feast your eyes on this limited edition hardcover that collects all of the covers by a host of talented artists from Adventure Time #16-30, Adventure Time Annual #1, Adventure Time 2013 Summer Special #1, Adventure Time 2013 Spoooktacular #1, Adventure Time 2014 Winter Special #1, and Adventure Time 2014 Annual #1.”

Suicide Risk, Vol. 5 (BOOM! Studios)

  • SuicideRisk_V5_coverPaperback/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 September 2015
  • Story: Mike Carey
  • Illustrations: Elena Casagrande, Haemi Jang
  • Colors: Andrew Elder
  • Ink assists: Michele Pasta
  • Layout assists: Giorgia Sposito
  • “The Men of Gold, the alternate earth police corps that sentenced Requiem to a life sentence in the F.A.U.L.T.Line for his crimes against humanity, have decided enough is enough. If Requiem refuses to submit to their authority and accept his punishment as his due, they’ll do anything to ensure that justice is served. Even if they have to destroy Earth to serve it… Mike Carey (Lucifer, The Unwritten) and Elena Casagrande (Hulk, Hack/Slash) continue the mysterious superhero world of Suicide Risk  in this fifth arc, which also includes the celebrated standalone story illustrated by spotlight artist Haemi Jang (New Testament). Collects issues #17-20.”

Basil & Moebius, Vol. 2: The Shadow Gambit (Magnetic Press)

  • B&Mv02_00Hardcover/full color/$18.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 September 2015
  • Story: Ryan Schifrin, Larry Hama
  • Art: Robert Atkins, Fritz Casas, Les Toil
  • “Alaric Moebius and Basil Fox are two lovable scoundrels looking to make a quick fortune. Basil is a former SAS trooper turned Queen’s Guard by day and thief by night. Moebius is an Oxford-educated charmer with a knack for getting into trouble. Together they chase adventure under the patronage of “The Collector,” a mysterious billionaire with a taste for rare and valuable supernatural objects of the occult. VOLUME TWO contains the feature length adventure “The Shadow Gambit” in which our pair of scoundrels find themselves dodging ninjas, pirates, and Nazi war robots all in pursuit of mysterious fabled UFO technology reportedly developed during WWII!”

The Legend of Korra—The Art of the Animated Series, Book Four: Balance (Dark Horse)

  • lokarts4Hardcover/full color/$34.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 September 2015
  • Text: Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko, Joaquim Dos Santos
  • Art: Various
  • “Go behind the scenes and uncover the phenomenal never-before-seen artwork that went into creating this beloved series’ final season! Captions from series creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko will give you an exclusive look at every aspect of the show; it’s like having your own backstage pass to The Legend of Korra Book Four: Balance!”

LARP!, Vol. 1 (Dark Horse)

  • larpv1Paperback/black & white/$9.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 September 2015
  • Story: Dan Jolley, Shawn deLoache
  • Art: Marlin Shoop
  • “Lifelong nerd Pete Ford’s been living two lives. In one, he’s a cool kid on the tennis team, and in the other he’s Lord Blackmane in the South Haven Action Roleplaying Club. Can Pete keep up both, especially once he falls for a fellow SHARC, or will his separate lives collide?”

Lady Killer (Dark Horse)

  • ldyklrPaperback/full color/$17.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 September 2015
  • Story: Joëlle Jones, Jamie S. Rich
  • Illustrations: Joëlle Jones
  • Colors: Laura Allred
  • “Josie Schuller is a picture-perfect homemaker, wife, and mother—but she’s also a ruthless, efficient killer! She’s balanced cheerful domestic bliss with coldly performed assassinations, but when Josie finds herself in the crosshairs, her American Dream life is in danger! Collects issues #1–#5.”

Groo: Friends and Foes, Vol. 1 (Dark Horse)

  • groofrifov1Paperback/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 September 2015
  • Story: Mark Evanier
  • Illustrations: Sergio Aragones
  • Colors: Tom Luth
  • “The bird-brained wanderer Groo and his mutt Rufferto crisscross the countryside, encountering acquaintances from years past: Captain Ahax, the witches Arba and Dakarba, Arcadio the Hero, and Groo’s own Granny Groo! These chance meetings can only end in chaos! Collects issues #1–#4 of the series from Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier.”

 

Conan, Vol. 18: The Damned Horde (Dark Horse)

  • conanv18Hardcover/full color/$24.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 September 2015
  • Story: Fred Van Lente
  • Illustrations: Brian Ching
  • Colors: Michael Atiyeh
  • “Conan and his allies are thrown into battle against an army of brigands! Conan enters into an uncertain alliance to steal a legendary treasure that leads him on a perilous journey! Writer Fred Van Lente tackles the world’s most famous barbarian in this collection of issues #7–#12 of Dark Horse Comics’ Conan the Avenger.”

The Last Days of American Crime (Image Comics)

  • Last Days of American Crime v1_00000Hardcover/full color/$24.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 September 2015
  • Story: Rick Remender
  • Art: Greg Tocchini
  • “The critically acclaimed, smutty, sci-fi, and noir first collaboration between RICK REMENDER (LOW, DEADLY CLASS) and GREG TOCCHINI (LOW, Uncanny X-Force) is finally back in print, remastered, and delivered in a glorious hardcover format. Collects LAST DAYS OF AMERICAN CRIME #1-3.”

Nailbiter, Vol. 3: Blood in the Water (Image Comics)

  • Nailbiter_Vol3-1Paperback/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 September 2015
  • Story: Joshua Williamson
  • Illustrations: Mike Henderson
  • Colors: Adam Guzowski
  • “Does the Nailbiter know why sixteen of the world’s worst serial killers all came from the same small town? Does he know the truth? Find out as the Nailbiter…confesses! Collects NAILBITER #11-#15.”
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