The GeeksversePREVIEW | Select hardcovers and paperbacks on sale 03 February 2016

PREVIEW | Select hardcovers and paperbacks on sale 03 February 2016
Published on Sunday, January 31, 2016 by
New this week: The third Lumberjanes volume, Kentaro Miura’s Giganto Maxia, the second deluxe hardcover collection of Eric Powell’s The Goon, the newest Manifest Destiny paperback, volume three of The Wicked + The Divine, and more.

Clive Barker’s Nightbreed, Vol. 2 (BOOM! Studios)

  • Nightbreed_v2_coverPaperback/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 03 February 2016
  • Story: Clive Barker
  • Script: Marc Andreyko
  • Illustrations: Piotr Kowalski, Emmanuel Xerx Javier
  • Colors: Juan Manuel Tumburús
  • “In the catacombs beneath an abandoned cemetery lies the city of Midian. A home to all that have none, this sanctuary from the cruelty of man has been sought by monsters throughout time. Explore both the past and present of this clandestine tribe, unleashing new secrets and horrors as these creatures fight to coexist with mankind. From master storyteller Clive Barker, writer Marc Andreyko (Batwoman) and artists Piotr Kowalski (Dark Tower: The Drawing of Three) and Emmanuel Xerx Javier (Raven Nevermore) comes the story behind Midian’s most famous monsters and the one who is destined to save them all! Collects issues #5–#8.”

Lumberjanes, Vol. 3: A Terrible Plan (BOOM! Box)

  • Lumberjanes_v3_TP_coverPaperback/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 03 February 2016
  • Story: Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters
  • Illustrations: Carolyn Nowak
  • Colors: Maarta Laiho
  • Additional story material by: Faith Erin Hicks
  • Additional art by: Felicia Choo, Faith Erin Hicks, Rebecca Tobin, T. Zysk
  • “It’s a free day at Lumberjanes camp, and the Roanoke cabin is… bored out of their skulls. With nothing to fight, the girls set themselves to earning all the badges they can that don’t involve monsters or the supernatural, which is surprisingly hard! When Mal and Molly sneak off in search of real adventure, they accidentally stumble into something more than they ever bargained for. Collects the Halloween special issue #9 written by Faith Erin Hicks, plus issues #10–#12.”

Regular Show, Vol. 5 (KaBOOM!)

  • RegularShow_v5_TP_A_MainPaperback/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 03 February 2016
  • Script: Nick Sumida
  • Illustrations: Allison Strejlau
  • Colors: Lisa Moore
  • Additional story material by: Kevin Church, Derek Fridolfs, Colin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing, Eddie Wright
  • Additional art by: Derek Charm, Derek Fridolfs, Mad Rupert, Andrew Stewart, Whitney Cogar, Pamela Lovas
  • Regular Show created by: J. G. Quintel
  • “It’s Spring Break, and Mordecai and Rigby aren’t exactly stoked to be watching over the Park while the rest of the crew kicks back, grills hot dogs, and wears awesome tank tops. Once Benson busts them for slacking off and allowing vandals to ransack the park, Rigby snaps… and when he discovers a mysterious genie lamp, it’s time for Benson to learn his lesson. But be careful what you wish for! Collects issues #17–#20 of the comic based on the hit Cartoon Network animated series.”

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

  • conanv18Paperback/full color/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 03 February 2016
  • 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—and in the shadows a great evil lurks, awaiting its chance to destroy him! Collects issues Conan the Avenger #7–#12.”

The Goon Library, Vol. 2 (Dark Horse)

  • goonlibv2Hardcover/full color/$39.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 03 February 2016
  • Story & art: Eric Powell
  • “Lonely Street comes under all manner of threats both tragic and hilarious in this deluxe hardcover edition of The Goon. A mysterious new figure has entered the crime scene and is taking out the Goon’s business operations one by one—systematically intercepting shipments, murdering contacts, and alienating friends. As Goon struggles to keep the city’s organized crime under his control, his mind is haunted by the memories of his darkest moments… Collects The Goon Volumes 4–6.”

Rainbow Children: The Art of Camilla d’Errico, Vol. 3 (Dark Horse)

  • aocercHardcover/full color/$24.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 03 February 2016
  • Text and art: Camilla d’Errico
  • “Camilla d’Errico is a world-renowned painter, illustrator, comic artist, and clothing designer. This gorgeous hardcover compilation of her artwork is the perfect addition to the collection of anyone that appreciates manga-inspired fine art! Both beautiful and haunting, her paintings will mesmerize and enthrall all who look upon them!”

Sherlock Holmes: Crime Alleys (Dark Horse)

  • shcaHardcover/full color/$17.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 03 February 2016
  • Story: Sylvain Cordurie
  • Illustrations: Alessandro Nespolino
  • Colors: Axel Gonzalbo
  • “When members of England’s literati begin disappearing without ransom or a trace, Sherlock Holmes springs into action! But the mastermind behind the abductions may prove too cunning even for the great detective! The second follow-up to the thrilling Sherlock Holmes and the Vampires of London!”

Giganto Maxia (Dark Horse Manga)

  • gigmaxPaperback/black & white/$13.99 (US)
  • NOTE: Book is oriented in right-to-left reading format
  • Due in stores 03 February 2016
  • Story & art: Kentaro Miura
  • “From Berserk creator Kentaro Miura comes Giganto Maxia, a science-fiction/fantasy manga of titanic proportions! One hundred million years in the future, the Empire of Olympus uses colossal mutant beasts to crush its adversaries. Only the gladiator Delos, the mystic Prome, and the titan Gohra can hope to prevent genocide!”

Hinges, Book 2: Paper Tigers (Image Comics)

  • Hinges_vol02-1Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $15.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 03 February 2016
  • Story & art: Meredith McClaren
  • “Orio and Bauble have settled nicely into the city of Cobble. But as more of Bauble’s nature reveals itself they find themselves facing a much greater world outside of Cobble’s walls.”

The Manhattan Projects: Deluxe Edition, Vol. 2 (Image Comics)

  • ManhattanProjects_Vol2HCHardcover/full color/$27.99 (US, digital); $34.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 03 February 2016
  • Story: Jonathan Hickman
  • Illustrations: Nick Pitarra, Ryan Browne
  • Colors: Jordie Bellaire
  • “What if the research and development department created to produce the first atomic bomb was a front for a series of other, more unusual, programs? What if the union of a generation’s brightest minds was not a signal for optimism, but foreboding? What if everything went wrong?”

Manifest Destiny, Vol. 3: Chiroptera & Carniformaves (Image Comics)

  • ManifestDestiny_V03-1Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 03 February 2016
  • Story: Chris Dingess
  • Pencils: Matthew Roberts
  • Inks: Matthew Roberts, Stefano Gaudiano, Tony Akins
  • Colors: Owen Gieni
  • “Deep in America’s heartland, Lewis & Clark’s expedition discovers a civilization unlike any they—or anyone else on Earth—has encountered. An encounter that will push their men to the brink of mutiny, and redefines the relationship between man and monster, predator and prey.”

Sidekick, Vol. 2 (Image Comics)

  • Sidekick_Vol02-1Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $15.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 03 February 2016
  • Story: J. Michael Straczynski
  • Illustrations: Tom Mandrake
  • Colors: Hi-Fi Colour Design
  • “For years, Barry Chase, a.k.a. Flyboy, was the faithful sidekick of the Red Cowl… until the day the Cowl was apparently murdered, sending Barry out on his own into a hostile world that ridiculed him and refused to take him seriously. Now the truth is known: the Red Cowl faked his death to ditch Flyboy—ruining his life—and now it’s time for payback as our story reaches its dark and dangerous conclusion. Will Flyboy go through with his plans to murder the Red Cowl for real this time? And what dark secret does Barry carry from his past? Find out in volume two of Sidekick.”

Where is Jake Ellis? (Image Comics)

  • whereisJakeEllis_Vol01-1Paperback/full color/$16.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 03 February 2016
  • Story: Nathan Edmondson
  • Art: Tonci Zonjic, Jordan Gibson
  • “Jon Moore and Jake Ellis are back. The sequel to the Eisner-nominated Who is Jake Ellis? finds the American spy now without his invisible guide, but their enemies are still after them. Where is Jake, and will Jon find him in time to stop The Facility from furthering their designs? Collects Where is Jake Ellis? #1–#5.”

The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 3: Commercial Suicide (Image Comics)

  • TheWicDiv_03-1Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 03 February 2016
  • Story: Kieron Gillen
  • Illustrations: Kate Brown, Leila Del Duca, Brandon Graham, Stephanie Hans, Tula Lotay, Jamie McKelvie
  • Colors: Kate Brown, Dee Cunniffe, Brandon Graham, Mat Lopes, Tula Lotay, Matt Wilson
  • “After the detonation of Fandemonium the gods-as-pop-stars of The Wicked + The Divine try living in the long dark shadow. Team WicDiv are joined by a stellar cast of guest artists to put the spotlight on each of the gods. The multiple Eisner Award nominated series continues in the only way it knows how: darker, weirder, faster. Don’t worry. It’s going to be okay.”
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