The GeeksversePREVIEW | Select hardcovers and paperbacks on sale 10 August 2016

PREVIEW | Select hardcovers and paperbacks on sale 10 August 2016
Published on Friday, August 5, 2016 by

New books for August 10: The Angel & Faith Season 10 finale; part two of Adrian Smith’s Chronicles of Hate; Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953; Invisible Republic, Vol. 2; Injection, Vol. 2; Starve, Vol. 2; and the ODY-C Adult Coloring Book.

Angel & Faith Season 10, Vol. 5: A Tale of Two Families (Dark Horse Books)

  • angelafs10 v05Paperback/full color/$18.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 10 August 2016
  • Script: Victor Gischler
  • Line art: Will Conrad
  • Color art: Michelle Madsen
  • “The season finale! With gangs of vampires bringing trouble to the streets of Magic Town, Angel and Faith have their work cut out for them protecting the citizens from vampire terrorists and also dealing with the source of the trouble: Drusilla and the überdemon Archaeus. Angel, Faith, Fred and Illyria, and Koh will pit their newly formed family against a brood of blood in a battle for London! Collects Angel & Faith Season 10 #21–#25.”

Chronicles of Hate, Book 2 (Image Comics)

  • Chronicles of Hate v02_00000Hardcover/full color/$23.99 (US, digital); $29.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 10 August 2016
  • Story & art: Adrian Smith
  • “An original hardcover graphic novel by internationally recognized painter Adrian Smith! The story follows our hero who, evading the clutches of Tyrant, fled with one of the keys…”

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953 (Dark Horse Books)

  • hb and bprd 1953Paperback/full color/$19.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 10 August 2016
  • Story/script: Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson
  • Line art: Ben Stenbeck, Paolo Rivera, Joe Rivera
  • Color art: Dave Stewart
  • “Hellboy and his mentor Bruttenholm travel across England and confront the phantom hand of a murderer, a demonic water spirit, and some of the most horrible figures of British folklore—Rawhead Rex and Bloody Bones. Back in the States, Hellboy rejoins the team from 1952 as a monster with possible ties to an earlier mission ravages a suburban community. Collects the five-issue miniseries.”

Injection, Vol. 2 (Image Comics)

  • Injection v02Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 10 August 2016
  • Script: Warren Ellis
  • Line art: Declan Shalvey
  • Color art: Jordie Bellaire
  • “Consulting detective Vivek Headland tackles a case involving a stolen ghost, but when human deli meat causes him to call for help the details of his investigation reveal a new battleground between humanity and The Injection. Collects Injection #6–#10.”

Invisible Republic, Vol. 2 (Image Comics)

  • Invisible Republic v02Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 10 August 2016
  • Story: Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman
  • Script: Corinna Bechko
  • Line art: Gabriel Hardman
  • Color art: Jordan Boyd
  • “The critically-acclaimed political/sci-fi thriller Invisible Republic continues! Arthur McBride’s consolidation of power comes at a terrible price, but is his cousin Maia willing to pay it? Collects Invisible Republic #6–#10.”

ODY-C Adult Coloring and Activity Book (Image Comics)

  • ODY-C-adult-coloring-activity-book_00Paperback/black & white/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 10 August 2016
  • Text: Matt Fraction
  • Line art: Christian Ward
  • “Lose yourself in an epic twenty-six centuries in the making. Featuring art from the gender-bent science fiction comic ODY-C by Matt Fraction (Casanova, Sex Criminals, Satellite Sam) and Christian Ward (Infinite Vacation, Olympus), this interactive activity book takes you on a feverishly eye-popping journey rendered in lavish psychedelic pen-and-ink illustrations—all waiting to be brought to life through color.”

Starve, Vol. 2 (Image Comics)

  • Starve v02Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 10 August 2016
  • Script: Brian Wood
  • Line art: Danijel Zezelj
  • Color art: Dave Stewart
  • “Once the world’s most famous chef, Gavin Cruikshank’s been in a self-imposed exile for years. In his absence his foodie television program has evolved into Starve, a morally bankrupt competition that thrills the wealthy with rare and often illegal cuisine. Gavin’s crusade to end this outrage has stalled out as he finds himself seduced by the toxic mix of success, money, and adoration. Collects Starve #6–#10.”
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