The GeeksversePREVIEW | Select paperbacks and hardcovers on sale 02 March 2016

PREVIEW | Select paperbacks and hardcovers on sale 02 March 2016
Published on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 by
New releases include the latest New Lone Wolf and Cub paperback, a hardcover collection for Conan the Avenger #13–#19, an original Honorverse story, and more.

New Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 8 (Dark Horse Manga)

  • nlwcv8Paperback/black & white/$13.99 (US)
  • NOTE: Book is oriented in right-to-left reading format
  • Due in stores 02 March 2016
  • Story: Kazuo Koike
  • Art: Hideki Mori
  • “The last Kurokuwa ninja has seen through Mamiya Rinzo’s conspiracy to control the shogunwith drugs. But while trying to stop the plot, she finds herself being used as a pawn in Rinzo’s final assault on rogue swordsman Togo Shigekata, Togo’s young ‘cub,’ Daigoro—and his own renegade daughter!”

 

Conan, Vol. 19: Xuthal of the Dusk (Dark Horse)

  • conanv19Hardcover/full color/$24.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 March 2016
  • Story: Fred Van Lente
  • Illustrations: Brian Ching, Guiu Villanova
  • Colors: Michael Atiyeh
  • “Conan and the former slave girl Natala dare to enter the city of Xuthal, where a mysterious horror waits in the shadows! Then, Conan fights a deadly duel as Janissa the Widowmaker makes her triumphant return! This enthralling volume collects issues #13–#19 of the Conan the Avenger series.”

Misfits of Avalon, Vol. 2: The Ill-Made Guardian (Dark Horse)

  • moav2Paperback/black & white/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 02 March 2016
  • Story & art by: Kel McDonald
  • “Smart-mouthed, modern-day teens Morgan, Elsie, Kimber, and Rae couldn’t be more different from each other. That is, until a mysterious fairy imbues them with magical powers and tasks them with capturing the sword Excalibur from King Arthur. When they fail to retrieve it after a tense battle, the girls begin to question if their quest is a noble one… ”

Tales of Honor, Vol. 2: Bred to Kill (Image Comics)

  • TOHBTKPaperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 02 March 2016
  • Story: Matt Hawkins, Dan Wickline
  • Art: Linda Sejic
  • Honor Harrington and the Honorverse created by: David Weber
  • “The first ever original comic book tale set in David Weber’s Honorverse! On the leisure station Eros, naval commander Honor Harrington’s roguish uncle has gone missing… under very mysterious circumstances. In the absence of actual shore leave, it’s up to Honor and her crewmen, officers Horace Harkness and Scotty Tremaine, with the help of her pet Treecat, Nimitz, to infiltrate Eros and uncover a mystery of galactic proportions! But what they find will extend far beyond a simple kidnapping, and will push Honor and her crew to their absolute limits… and then some.”
  • Collects Tales of Honor (2015 series) #0–#4.

Thief of Thieves, Vol. 5: Take Me (Image Comics)

  • ThiefOfThieves_Vol05-1Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 02 March 2016
  • Story: Andy Diggle
  • Illustrations: Shawn Martinbrough
  • Colors: Adriano Lucas
  • “There’s a new thief of thieves in town—and they’re using the Redmond name to pull heists. Will stealing Conrad’s legacy be enough to pull the master thief out of retirement? Collects Thief of Thieves #26–#31.”
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