The GeeksversePREVIEW | Select paperbacks on sale 13 April 2016

PREVIEW | Select paperbacks on sale 13 April 2016
Published on Saturday, April 9, 2016 by
New releases include the second volume of Bunn and Crook’s Harrow County, the Neon Genesis Evangelion: Campus Apocalypse omnibus, a collection of Kengo Hanazawa’s I Am a Hero, Linda Sejic’s Blood Stain, the latest Rat Queens paperback, and more.

Harrow County, Vol. 2: Twice Told (Dark Horse)

  • harrowcv2Paperback/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 13 April 2016
  • Story: Cullen Bunn
  • Art: Tyler Crook
  • “After uncovering Harrow County’s twisted history and her bizarre connection to its populace, Emmy forges a profound new relationship with the land and its creatures—but a familiar and sinister presence lurking just over the county lines seeks to wreak havoc on Emmy’s new harmony. Collects Harrow County#5–#8.”

Hellboy in Mexico (Dark Horse)

  • hbymexPaperback/full color/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 13 April 2016
  • Story: Mike Mignola
  • Illustrations: Mike Mignola, Richard Corben, Mick McMahon, Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba
  • Colors: Dave Stewart
  • “In 1956, Hellboy caravans across Mexico—vampire hunting with luchadores, finding the Aztec gods, fighting evil turkeys and Frankenstein’s monster, and drinking way too much tequila, in the strangest collection of his adventures yet. Collects ‘Hellboy versus the Aztec Mummy,’ ‘Hellboy Gets Married,’ and ‘“The Coffin Man 2: The Rematch’ from Dark Horse Presents, ‘The Coffin Man’ from Hellboy 20th Anniversary Sampler, Hellboy in Mexico, and Hellboy: House of the Living Dead.”

Neal Adams’ Blood (Dark Horse)

  • nabloodPaperback/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 13 April 2016
  • Story & illustrations: Neal Adams
  • Colors: W. Moose Baumann
  • “From the mind of comics legend Neal Adams! Jorge Maslow, the one-man army known as Blood, must rescue his friend from a criminal syndicate tied to the Knights Templar. With unfathomable power coursing through his veins, Blood wages an ancient war on the mean streets! Collects stories from Dark Horse Presents and features an incredible animated 3-D lenticular cover.”

I Am a Hero Omnibus, Vol. 1 (Dark Horse Manga)

  • iamherov1Paperback/black & white/$19.99
  • NOTE: Book is oriented in right-to-left reading format, as is the preview gallery below.
  • Due in stores 13 April 2016
  • Story & art: Kengo Hanazawa
  • “A mentally unhinged manga artist witnesses the beginning of a zombie outbreak in Tokyo, and he’s certain of only two things: he’s destined to be the city’s hero, and he possesses something quite rare in Japan—an actual firearm! The Shogakukan Manga Award winner comes to Dark Horse! Contains I Am a Hero Japanese volumes 1 and 2.”
  • Over 460 pages!

Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus, Vol. 12: The Final Battle (Dark Horse Manga)

  • lwcubom12Paperback/black & white/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 13 April 2016
  • Story: Kazuo Koike
  • Art: Goseki Kojima
  • “The road to hell ends here! The final confrontation between Ogami Itto and Yagyu Retsudo is finally at hand as the two ultimate swordsmen face off in a titanic struggle to settle their scores once and for all—and determine the fate of the Lone Wolf’s Cub, little Daigoro! Collects ‘Drifting Shadows’ and ‘Straw Boy’ from volume 26 and all of volumes 27 and 28.”
  • 720 pages!

Neon Genesis Evangelion: Campus Apocalypse Omnibus (Dark Horse Manga)

  • negenciomniPaperback/black & white with color plates/$24.99
  • NOTE: Book is oriented in right-to-left reading format, as is the preview gallery below.
  • Due in stores 13 April 2016
  • Story & art: Mingming
  • “Shinji Ikari’s parents are gone, and he lives with his legal guardian, Ryoji Kaji, while attending the elite private NERV Academy.But no one ever told Shinji about the school’s many secrets . . . or that he’d find his fellow students Kaworu, Rei, and Asuka out on the streets late at night—fighting with sword, spear, and whip against an enemy that looks very human, but that Kaworu insists are beings called the Angels! Collects the entire four-volume Campus Apocalypse story in one omnibus.”
  • Over 700 pages!

Blood Stain (Image Comics)

  • BloodStain_vol1-1Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 13 April 2016
  • Story & art: Linda Sejic
  • “Mad science at its finest. Chemistry major Elliot Torres has been unable to keep a steady job and eventually accepts a job by a rumored mad scientist Dr. Vlad Stein. Humorous hijinks ensue as their collaboration becomes epic.”

The Manhattan Projects, Vol. 6 (Image Comics)

  • TheManhattanProjects_vol6-1Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 13 April 2016
  • Story: Jonathan Hickman
  • Illustrations: Nick Pitarra
  • Colors: Michael Garland, Jordie Bellaire
  • “The sixth volume of the award-winning The Manhattan Projects. Collects The Manhattan Projects: The Sun Beyond the Stars #1–#4.”

Rat Queens, Vol. 3: Demons (Image Comics)

  • RatQueens_vol03-1Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 13 April 2016
  • Story: Kurtis J. Wiebe
  • Illustrations: Tess Fowler
  • Colors: Tamra Bonvillain
  • “Having survived the end of the world, the Queens follow Hannah back to where it all began: Mage University. A long perilous journey awaits the Rat Queens as they attempt to find out what happened to Hannah’s father while battling their own demons. Collects Rat Queens #11–#15”

Savage Dragon Archives, Vol. 6 (Image Comics)

  • SavageDragonArchives_Vol06-1Paperback/full color/$15.99 (US, digital); $19.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 13 April 2016
  • Story & illustrations: Erik Larsen
  • Colors: Nikos Koutsis, Erik Larsen, Dylan McCrae, Steve Oliff, Vale Staples, Mike Toris
  • “Savage Dragon rejoins the Chicago police force and his life will never be the same! Collects Savage Dragon #126–#150.”

Savior: The Complete Collection (Image Comics)

  • SaviorCompleteCollection-1Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 13 April 2016
  • Story: Brian Holguin, Todd McFarlane
  • Art: Clayton Crain
  • “From Todd Mcfarlane (Spawn) comes the complete collection of his newest original series. Co-written by Brian Holguin with beautiful digitally painted pages by Clayton Crain (Carnage, X-Force), this eight-issue series has quickly become a fan-favorite. Collects Savior #1–#8.”
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