Solicits and cover previews for July 2013
Source: DC Blog / Comics Continuum
100 BULLETS: BROTHER LONO #2
Written by Brian Azzarello, art by Eduardo Risso, cover by Dave Johnson, variant cover by Eduardo Risso.
South-of-the-Border intrigue heats up as a mysterious nun shows up at the monastery where Lono has been hiding out. It doesn't help that she's a lot sexier than most nuns have a habit of being...
40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 17.
ASTRO CITY #2
Written by Kurt Busiek, art by Brent Anderson, cover by Alex Ross.
When the Honor Guard charges into battle, they're not alone. They're backed by a crack support staff, from researchers to threat assessment teams to hotline switchboard clerks. And when one young woman gets the job offer of a lifetime, it opens the way to a world of wonder, of possibilities--and possibly, the greatest mistake of her life. The return of the series continues, with a closeup look at the humans behind the super humans.
40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 10.
Written by Simon Oliver, art by Robbi Rodriguez, cover by Nathan Fox.
It started small: temporary gravity failures, time reversal loops, entropy reversals. With much fanfare a new government agency was formed with a mandate "to prevent and protect." Its official title: The Federal Bureau of Physics. Humans, if nothing else, adapt to the changing parameters of their existence. What was extraordinary soon became ordinary, a part of people's daily lives. They move on and do what people have always done: survive. But even that new status quo is now under threat. Things are getting worse, and it falls to Special Agent Adam Hardy and his FBP team to figure out what's going on, before it's too late...
32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 10.
DJANGO UNCHAINED #6
Based on the screenplay by Quentin Tarantino, adapted by Reginald Hudlin, art by R.M. Guera and Jason Latour, cover by Alex Ross.
The comics adaptation of the Oscar-winning film by Quentin Tarantino comes to its violent conclusion. What chance does Django have to rescue Broomhilda now? To take on Candyland on his own, it's going to take all his wits and the skills Django learned from Dr. Schultz!
48 pages, $4.99, in stores on July 24.
Written by Bill Willingham, art by Mark Buckingham and Steve Leialoha, cover by Joao Ruas.
The new storyline "Camelot" begins as Rose Red finally and formally takes on the mantle of Paladin of Hope to heroically rally the Fables in the tragic aftermath of "Snow White." A new dark age calls for a new Round Table, with modern knights willing to take on a sacred quest to reassemble the shattered pieces of Fabletown.
32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 17.
Written by Sean Williams, art by Stephen Sadowski and Phil Jimenez, cover by Adam Hughes.
In Part 3 of "The Return of the Maharaja," Nalayani and the Maharaja face a lethal enemy while trapped in the Village of the Dead, and the expedition to rescue Nalayani's village faces an even deadlier curse that sabotages their attempts to search for their leader (whose mysterious past is finally revealed)!
32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 3.
TOM STRONG AND THE PLANET OF PERIL #1
Written by Peter Hogan, art and cover by Chris Sprouse and Karl Stroy.
At last, it's the return of Tom Strong--too bad he's powerless! The lives of his daughter Tesla and her unborn child both hang in the balance, and there's nothing Tom can do to save them...until he remembers the one thing that just might. To find it, he and Val Var Garm must journey to the far side of the galaxy, and the mysterious world known as...TERRA OBSCURA!
32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 31.
THE UNWRITTEN #51
Written by Mike Carey, art by Peter Gross, cover by Yuko Shimizu.
In "The Unwritten Fables" part 2 of 5, Tom Taylor steps into the role of warrior and protector in a war between storybook characters. His first mission: save the Big Bad Wolf. But a job like that might need TWO Tom Taylors...
32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 24.
THE WAKE #3
Written by Scott Snyder, art and cover by Sean Muprhy, variant cover by Dustin Nguyen.
A new species has been discovered at the bottom of the ocean, and as a result people are dying. Is it the missing link? Or a link to something even bigger? Marine biologist Lee Archer and her crew have to find out before things get much, much worse...
32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 24.
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