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

PREVIEW | Select hardcovers and paperbacks on sale 02 December 2015
Published on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by
New this week: Collected editions for Jorge Corona’s Feathers, Bunn and Crook’s Harrow County, Vaughan and Martin’s The Private Eye, Powell and Wiesch’s Big Man Plans, Lapham’s Stray Bullets, Koike and Mori’s New Lone Wolf and Cub, and more.

Feathers (BOOM!/Archaia)

  • Feathers_HC_coverHardcover/full color/$24.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 December 2015
  • Story & illustrations: Jorge Corona
  • Colors: Jen Hickman
  • “Born covered in black feathers, abandoned as a baby in the slums of the Maze, Poe has lived his entire 11-year-old life hidden away under the protection of his adoptive father, Gabriel. He spends his days secretly helping the Mice, bands of orphans who roam the slums, but there is a whisper of an altogether more sinister figure in the shadows, making street children disappear. When Bianca, an over-protected girl from the wealthy City beyond the Wall, escapes into the Maze in search of adventure, their worlds collide. Collects the complete six-issue limited series plus never-before-seen artwork.”
  • “Created, written, and illustrated by incredible breakout talent and Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award winner Jorge Corona (We Are Robin, Teen Titans Go!).”

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Omnibus (BOOM! Studios)

  • DADOES_Omnibus_coverPaperback/full color/$39.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 December 2015
  • Story: Philip K. Dick
  • Illustrations: Tony Parker
  • Colors: Blond
  • “San Francisco lies under a cloud of radioactive dust. The World War has killed millions, driving entire species to extinction and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remain covet any living creature, and for people who can’t afford one, companies build incredibly realistic fakes: horses, birds, cats, sheep…even humans. Rick Deckard is an officially sanctioned bounty hunter tasked to find six rogue androids. They’re machines, but look, sound, and think like humans—and infinitely more dangerous.”
  • “… for the first time, all 24 issues of the Eisner Award-nominated series are collected into one complete omnibus edition, featuring a brand-new cover by Mondo artist Jay Shaw and essays from Jonathan Lethem, Ed Brubaker, Warren Ellis, Matt Fraction, and more.”

New Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 7 (Dark Horse Manga)

  • nlwcv7Paperback/black & white/$13.99 (US)
  • NOTE: Book is oriented in right-to-left reading format
  • Due in stores 02 December 2015
  • Story: Kazuo Koike
  • Art: Hideki Mori
  • “With his ninja assassins exterminated by Togo Shigekata, Mamiya Rinzo plays his final card to stop the rogue swordsman’s crusade for retribution: the ruthless Oroshiya Ushikudonki warriors Rinzo trained in Russia. But another foreign fighter has arrived in Japan—Rinzo’s abandoned daughter, on her own quest for vengeance!

Harrow County, Vol. 1: Countless Haints (Dark Horse)

  • harrowcountyv1Paperback/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 December 2015
  • Story: Cullen Bunn
  • Art: Tyler Crook
  • “Emmy always knew that the woods surrounding her home crawled with ghosts and monsters. But on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, she learns that she is connected to these creatures—and to the land itself—in a way she never imagined. Collecting the first four issues of the southern gothic fairy tale from the creator of smash hit The Sixth Gun, beautifully and hauntingly realized by B.P.R.D.’s Tyler Crook!”

Nexus: Into the Past and Other Stories (Dark Horse)

  • nexusitpaosPaperback/full color/$17.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 December 2015
  • Story: Mike Baron
  • Illustrations: Steve Rude
  • Colors: Glenn Whitmore
  • “Nexus is back—and this time the galactic judge, jury, and executioner is stalking history’s most dangerous killer—Clayborn—across time itself! But when justice comes at an enormous personal cost to Nexus himself, can the Merk’s chosen champion still do what’s right? Collects Nexus short stories from Dark Horse Presents #12–#15,#23–#26, and #29–#34.

The Strain, Vol. 6: The Night Eternal (Dark Horse)

  • strainv6Paperback/full color/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 December 2015
  • Story: Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan
  • Script: David Lapham
  • Illustrations: Mike Huddleston
  • Colors: Dan Jackson
  • “The final volume! The rebels’ victory at Camp Liberty has emboldened their efforts against the Master’s vampire army, but a traitor in their ranks leaves an opening for the Master to strike back even harder. The fate of humanity ultimately resides with one man. Will Dr. Ephraim Goodweather finally snap and make a deal to see his son? Or will he use some newfound information to destroy the Master once and for all? Collects The Strain: The Night Eternal#7–#12.”

Big Man Plans (Image Comics)

  • bigmanplans-1Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 02 December 2015
  • Story: Eric Powell, Tim Wiesch
  • Art: Eric Powell
  • “From ERIC POWELL (Eisner award-winning creator of The Goon) and TIM WIESCH (a guy who used to be a bricklayer) comes BIG MAN PLANS, a brutal crime drama with a shocking mystery at its heart. Even the most marginalized in society can exact revenge if they don’t care how they do it.”
  • “WITH 20 PAGES OF BONUS MATERIAL! Collects BIG MAN PLANS #1–#4.”

Chew: The Omnivore Edition, Vol. 5 (Image Comics)

  • ChewOmnivoreVol5HCHardcover/full color/$34.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 December 2015
  • Story: John Layman
  • Art: Rob Guillory
  • “This gorgeous oversized edition collects the ninth and tenth storylines of the New York Times bestselling, Harvey and multiple Eisner Award series, as well as the beloved one-shot CHEW: WARRIOR CHICKEN POYO.”

God Hates Astronauts, Vol. 3: Cosmic Apocalypse! (Image Comics)

  • GodHatesAstronauts_Vol03-1Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 02 December 2015
  • Story & illustrations: Ryan Browne
  • Colors: Jordan Boyd
  • “The incredibly strange, totally true story of the Power Persons Five continues! Be sure to hunker down as our world is invaded by crab people and the evil King Tiger Eating a Cheeseburger! That’s right. You heard me. Hunker down!”

The Private Eye: The Cloudburst Edition (Image Comics)

  • ThePrivateEye_HorizHardcover/full color/$49.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 December 2015
  • Storu: Brian K. Vaughan
  • Illustrations: Marcos Martin
  • Colors: Muntsa Vicente
  • “THE EISNER AWARD-WINNING “BEST DIGITAL COMIC” IS FINALLY AVAILABLE IN PRINT! Because retailers, readers, and ROBERT KIRKMAN demanded it, the online sensation from PanelSyndicate.com’s BRIAN K. VAUGHAN (SAGA, PAPER GIRLS) and MARCOS MARTIN (The Amazing Spider-Man, Doctor Strange: The Oath) is finally coming to print with this gorgeous deluxe hardcover edition, presented in the story’s original widescreen format! Years after the digital cloud “bursts” and exposes all of our worst secrets, THE PRIVATE EYE is set in an inevitable future where everyone has a secret identity. Following an unlicensed P.I. who is thrust into the most important case of his life, this sci-fi mystery explores the nature of privacy with frightening prescience.”

Rat Queens Deluxe Hardcover, Vol. 1 (Image Comics)

  • RatQueensDlxHC_Vol1_2x3_300Hardcover/full color/$39.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 December 2015
  • Story: Kurtis J. Wiebe
  • Art: Roc Upchurch, Stjepan Sejic, Tess Fowler
  • “Who are the Rat Queens? A pack of booze-guzzling, death-dealing battle maidens-for-hire, and they’re in the business of killing all gods’ creatures for profit. It’s also a darkly comedic fantasy series starring Hannah the Rockabilly Elven Mage, Violet the Hipster Dwarven Fighter, Dee the Atheist Human Cleric, and Betty the Hippy Hobbit Thief. This modern spin on an old school genre is a violent monster-killing epic that is like Buffy meets Tank Girl in a Lord of the Rings world on crack! Collects RAT QUEENS #1–#10 plus the never-before reprinted RAT QUEENS SPECIAL: BRAGA #1 plus extras all in an over-sized hardcover with a SILVER-FOIL stamped cover! A collector’s dream package just in time for Christmas!”

Stray Bullets, Vol. 4: Dark Days (Image Comics)

  • straybullets_vol04-1Paperback/black & white/$15.99 (US, digital); $19.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 02 December 2015
  • Story & art: David Lapham
  • “The Eisner Award-winning team of DAVID and MARIA LAPHAM bring you the next volume in the STRAY BULLETS trade paperback collection. STRAY BULLETS: DARK DAYS tells the story of Beth and Virginia’s time in Los Angeles, fourteen-year-old Virginia’s growing relationship with the young boy Bobby, and the horrible kidnapping that rips apart all of their lives. A gut-wrenching noir thriller of small joys, big horrors, and the crushing weight of guilt… Collects STRAY BULLETS #23–#30.”

The Walking Dead Omnibus, Vol. 6 (Image Comics)

  • TWD_OmnibusVol6Hardcover/black & white/$100.00
  • Due in stores 02 December 2015
  • Story: Robert Kirkman
  • Pencils: Charlie Adlard
  • Inks: Stefano Gaudiano
  • Tones: Cliff Rathburn
  • “This deluxe hardcover features 24 issues of the hit series, THE WALKING DEAD, along with the covers for the issues all in one massive, oversized slipcased volume. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #121–#144.”
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