The GeeksversePREVIEW | Select hardcovers and paperbacks on sale 12 October 2016

PREVIEW | Select hardcovers and paperbacks on sale 12 October 2016
Published on Monday, October 10, 2016 by

New for October 12: Bandette returns to print, the deluxe Fade Out hardcover, the second I Am a Hero omnibus volume, the latest Fate/Zero paperback, volume two of Tokyo Ghost, and more.

Bandette, Vol. 3: The House of the Green Mask (Dark Horse Books)

  • badettevol3Hardcover/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 12 October 2016
  • Script: Paul Tobin
  • Art: Colleen Coover
  • “Bandette, greatest thief in all the lands, uncovers the greatest of all mysteries: a clue to the location of the legendary House of the Green Mask! But the sinister Voice has set his sights on the same treasure and sent a deadly assassin after the same secrets! Worse, he’s stolen the one thing dearest to Bandette’s heart. Now, she’s after revenge! (And also chocolate.)”

The Double Life of Miranda Turner, Vol. 1: If You Have Ghosts (Image Comics)

  • thedoublelifeofmirandaturner-vol1Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 12 October 2016
  • Script: Jamie S. Rich
  • Line art: George Kambadais
  • Color art: George Kambadais, Paulina Ganucheau, Mike Toris
  • “Miranda Turner never knew her sister, international supermodel Lindy Turner, was also the masked crime fighter The Cat. At least not until Lindy appeared in Miranda’s bedroom as a ghost, looking for help finding her own murderer. From Lady Killer co-creator Jamie S. Rich and up-and-coming artist George Kambadais (Vampire Diaries).”

The Fade Out Deluxe Edition (Image Comics)

  • fadeout-deluxehcHardcover/full color/$49.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 12 October 2016
  • Script: Ed Brubaker
  • Line art: Sean Phillips
  • Color art: Elizabeth Breitweiser
  • “The most ambitious project yet from the award-winning team of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips, with acclaimed color artist Elizabeth Breitweiser—finally available in the gorgeous deluxe edition their fans have come to expect! A picture-perfect recreation of a lost era, The Fade Out is an instant classic from one of comics’ most acclaimed teams. Collects The Fade Out #1–#12.”

Fate/Zero, Vol. 3 (Dark Horse Manga)

  • ftzerov3Paperback/black & white with color plates/$11.99 (US)
  • NOTE: Book is formatted for right-to-left reading.
  • Due in stores 12 October 2016
  • Script & art: Shinjiro
  • Original story by: Gen Urobochi, Type-Moon
  • “With the Fourth Holy Grail War underway, seven magi and their summoned heroes from history meet and battle to the death to claim the Grail and have their wishes granted. Servants Berserker and Caster reveal the horror of how their masters summoned them, and Kariya’s disturbing origins are revealed.”

The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story Expanded Edition (Dark Horse Books)

  • fifthbPaperback/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 12 October 2016
  • Script: Vivek J. Tiwary
  • Art: Andrew C. Robinson, Kyle Baker
  • The Fifth Beatle recounts the untold story of visionary Beatles manager Brian Epstein—who created Beatlemania and guided the band from basement gigs to unprecedented international stardom. This multiple-award-winning graphic novel has been added to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives! This new softcover edition includes a revised sketchbook and Beatles memorabilia bonus section with behind-the-scenes insights from writer Vivek Tiwary and artists Andrew Robinson and Kyle Baker—expanded to include eight pages unique to this edition!”

I Am a Hero Omnibus, Vol. 3 (Dark Horse Manga)

  • iamaheromv2Paperback/black & white/$19.99 (US)
  • NOTE: Book is formatted for right-to-left reading.
  • Due in stores 12 October 2016
  • Story & art: Kengo Hanazawa
  • “Having avoided being eaten by his zombie girlfriend and torn apart by his infected coworkers, Hideo Suzuki continues to head away from civilization and the bloodthirsty hordes taking over Japan. In a ‘suicide forest,’ Hideo finds a young girl who needs help—and who could also help him more than he realizes!”
  • Over 450 pages!

Predator: Life and Death (Dark Horse Books)

  • prdldPaperback/full color/$14.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 12 October 2016
  • Script: Dan Abnett
  • Line art: Brian Albert Thies
  • Color art: Rain Beredo
  • “Colonial Marines on the planet Tartarus battle extraterrestrial hunters over the possession of a mysterious horseshoe-shaped spaceship of unknown origin. The Weyland-Yutani rep wants the ship, and the marine captain wants to protect her crew. But neither objective is likely when a band of Predators attacks! Collects issues #1–#4.”

Savage Dragon Archives, Vol. 7 (Image Comics)

  • savagedragon_archives_vol7Paperback/full color/$15.99 (US, digital); $19.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 12 October 2016
  • Story & line art: Erik Larsen
  • Color art: Nikos Koutsis, Steve Oliff, Mike Toris
  • “The chronicling of the Savage Dragon series continues in this oversized volume! Collects Savage Dragon #151–#175.”

Sons of the Devil, Vol. 2: Secrets and Lies (Image Comics)

  • sonsofthedevil_vol2Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 12 October 2016
  • Script: Brian Buccellato
  • Art: Toni Infante
  • “Travis and Jennifer commit to unite their long-lost family and begin searching for their siblings who survived the Cult Massacre 25 years ago. When these siblings start disappearing, Travis is forced to reevaluate his alliances and whom he can trust. From New York Times-bestselling author Brian Buccellato and Toni Infante. Collects Sons of the Devil #6–#10.”

Spawn: Origins Collection, Book 10 (Image Comics)

  • spawnorigins_book10Hardcover/full color/$29.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 12 October 2016
  • Story/script: Brian Holguin, Todd McFarlane
  • Pencil art: Angel Medina
  • Ink art: Allen Martinez, Danny Miki, Victor Olazaba, Crimelab! Studios
  • Color art: Brian Haberlin, Dan Kemp
  • “Contains the stories and artwork that helped cement the Spawn legacy. Featuring hyper-detailed art by Angel Medina (The Incredible Hulk, Sensational Spider-Man), and stories by legendary Spawn scribe Brian Holguin with Todd Mcfarlane. Expect old favorites and new villains to collide in this exciting hardcover collection with a unique ‘Spawn vs. Villain’ wraparound digitally-painted cover art by Clayton Crain. Collects Spawn #113–#125.”

Terminal City Library Edition (Dark Horse Books)

  • tcityHardcover/full color/$49.99 (US)
  • Due in stores 12 October 2016
  • Script: Dean Motter
  • Art: Michael Lark
  • “Venture back into Dean Motter and Michael Lark’s Terminal City in this oversized library edition! The city has been in decline since a group of celebrated adventurers were each disgraced or disappeared into obscurity. Now, a series of strange mysteries brings them together again… with explosive results!”
  • 400 pages! Features never-before-seen behind-the-scenes art by Dean Motter and Michael Lark.

Tokyo Ghost, Vol. 2: Come Join Us (Image Comics)

  • tokyoghost_vol02Paperback/full color/$11.99 (US, digital); $14.99 (US, print)
  • Due in stores 12 October 2016
  • Script: Rick Remender
  • Line art: Sean Murphy
  • Color art: Matt Hollingsworth
  • “Following the destruction of the Garden Nation of Japan, Constable Led Dent returns to his brutal beat, having succumbed to his inner demons. But as he stalks the streets of the Isles of Los Angeles, enforcing the corporate new world order, he’s haunted by a ghost from Tokyo. Collects Tokyo Ghost #6–#10.”
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