The GeeksversePREVIEW | Select hardcovers and paperbacks on sale 20 January 2016

PREVIEW | Select hardcovers and paperbacks on sale 20 January 2016
Published on Sunday, January 17, 2016 by
New this week: Midnight Society: The Black Lake; The Savage Sword of Conan, Vol. 21; Revival: Deluxe Collection, Vol. 3The Incredible Adventures of Dog Mendonça and PizzaBoy Vol. 3, and ’68, Vol. 5.

Midnight Society: The Black Lake (Dark Horse)

  • mstblPaperback/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 20 January 2016
  • Story & illustrations: Drew Edward Johnson
  • Colors: Lizzy John
  • “Forty years ago, England’s greatest adventurers shattered their friendship, making a terrible choice that would come to haunt humanity. Forty years later, when she’s sent on a desperate rescue operation to Scotland’s Loch Ness, secret agent Matilda Finn faces the consequences of that choice and questions her already-loose ties to human society. Collects Midnight Society: The Black Lake #1–#4.”

The Savage Sword of Conan Vol. 21 (Dark Horse)

  • ssconanv21Paperback/black & white/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 20 January 2016
  • Story: Roy Thomas
  • Pencils: Rafael Kayanan, Mike Docherty, John Buscema
  • Inks: E. R. Cruz
  • “Traveling through Shadizar the Wicked, Conan saves the life of a beautiful noblewoman who promises to help the barbarian free his soul from a bewitched mirror. Plus: Conan meets Solomon Kane—and the reimagining by Eisner Hall of Famers Roy Thomas and John Buscema of Marvel’s very first Conan story! Collecting Conan stories from Marvel’s Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian #213–#222.”
  • Over 500 pages!

The Incredible Adventures of Dog Mendonça and PizzaBoy Vol. 3: Requiem (Dark Horse)

  • iadmpbv3Paperback/full color/$12.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 20 January 2016
  • Story: Filipe Melo
  • Illustrations: Juan Cavia
  • Colors: Santiago Villa
  • “Banding together one final time, a world-weary werewolf, a six-thousand-year-old demon, a nervous gargoyle, and a former pizza-delivery boy face a worldwide monster invasion! Dog Mendonça is a hit sensation in its home country of Portugal, and this English-language edition includes a special making-of section and a foreword by legendary horror director and writer Tobe Hooper!”

‘68, Vol. 5: Homefront (Image Comics)

  • 68HomefrontPaperback/full color/$15.99 (US, digital); $19.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 20 January 2016
  • Story: Mark Kidwell
  • Illustrations: Kyle Charles, RIchard Bonk
  • Colors: Jay Fotos
  • “In February of 1968, Hell gave up its dead and the entire world became a graveyard filled with hungry cannibalistic ghouls overnight. With HOMEFRONT, the fifth volume in the ongoing ’68 series, the focus on Vietnam and the war shifts to the American continent, revealing three red, dripping slices of post-apocalyptic life in the USA and Canada. A pep rally at Harbinger High in a small Pennsylvania town becomes an orgy of undead violence in ’68: PEECE AND LOVE. The Canadian snow runs red as Vietnam draft-dodgers flee the US seeking asylum with neutral neighbors to the north in ’68 DODGERS. And deep in the Butchertown district of San Francisco, a bloodthirsty madman who calls himself The Zodiac completes with the living dead for headlines, daring the remnants of a fragmented police force to catch him if they can in ’68: BAD SIGN! Five full issues plus a cover gallery, pin-ups, and tons of behind-the-scenes extras available nowhere else!”

Revival: Deluxe Collection, Vol. 3 (Image Comics)

  • RevivalDeluxe_vol03Hardcover/full color/$34.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 20 January 2016
  • Story: Tim Seeley
  • Illustrations: Mike Norton, Emilio Laiso
  • Chapter art: Jenny Frison
  • Colors: Mark Englert
  • “For one day in rural central Wisconsin, the dead came back to life. Now, it’s up to Officer Dana Cypress to deal with the media scrutiny, religious zealots, and government quarantine that has come with them. In a town where the living have to learn to deal with those who are supposed to be dead, Officer Cypress must solve a brutal murder, and everyone, alive or undead, is a suspect. The sell-out hit series created by New York Times-bestselling author Tim Seeley and Eisner-winning artist Mike Norton is collected in this oversized hardcover featuring Revival #24–#35, plus many behind-the-scenes bonuses and other features.“
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