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Dark Horse Comics November 2017 Solicitations

Written by Tim Midura on Tuesday, August 22 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

Dark Horse Comics November 2017 Solicitations

Highlights include B.P.R.D.: The Devil You Know #4, Usagi Yojimbo #163, and Dept. H #20.


Source: Dark Horse Comics

American Gods: Shadows #9
Neil Gaiman (W), P. Craig Russell (W/A), Scott Hampton (A/C), Adam Brown (C), Glenn Fabry (A/Cover), and David Mack (Variant cover)
On sale Nov 15
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Still in the employ of Ibis and Jacquel, Shadow sees his share of dead bodies . . . but doesn't ever expect them to be gods. When Mad Sweeney turns up and blames him for maliciously giving away his lucky coin, Shadow can only plead innocence—and the leprechaun then claims he is certainly doomed.
• A Starz TV show from NEIL GAIMAN!

Angel Season 11 #11
Corinna Bechko (W), Geraldo Borges (A/Variant cover), Michelle Madsen (C), and Scott Fischer (Cover)
On sale Nov 22
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
As the steam clears from Angel's confrontation with the goddess Illyria, the trio find themselves back in the present where their time-traveling adventure began. Angel, Fred, and Illyria are finally ready to face what waits for them—as long as they all can let go of the past . . .
• The penultimate issue of Angel Season 11!

Angel Season 11Volume 2: Time and Tide TP
Corinna Bechko (W), Zé Carlos (A), Michelle Madsen (C), and Scott Fischer (Cover)
On sale Jan 3
FC, 104 pages
$17.99
TP, 7" x 10"
On a time-traveling mission to prevent an impending disaster, Joss Whedon's ensouled vampire confronts his past self aboard a ship filled with zombies and a dangerous treasure. Collects AngelSeason 11 #5–#8.
"Bechko has crafted a terrific tale."—SciFiPulse

B.P.R.D.: The Devil You Know #4
Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Laurence Campbell (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Duncan Fegredo (Cover)
On sale Nov 29
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Exorcist Ashley Strode directs the BPRD toward a deadly cult leader while Fenix pushes for a return to the site of Kate's death.
"Briggs Land is a sordid, violent, roiling story."—Nerdist

Briggs Land: Lone Wolves #6 (of 6)
Brian Wood (W), Werther Dell 'Edera (A), Lee Loughridge (C), Matthew Woodson (Cover), and Tristan Jones (Variant cover)
On sale Nov 15
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
The Briggs always figured threats to the Land would come from law enforcement—not from within. Not so close to home.

Briggs Land Volume 2 TP
Brian Wood (W), Mack Chater (A/Cover), Werther Dell 'Edera (A), Vanesa R. Del Rey (A), and Lee Loughridge (C)
On sale Jan 17
FC, 144 pages
$19.99
TP, 7" x 10"
Grace Briggs is now the leader of the largest antigovernment secessionist group in the United States, having outmaneuvered both Federal law enforcement and an attempted takeover by white power stormtroopers. But troubles at home remain, and when a chance encounter with innocent civilians blows up into an ugly hostage situation, the privacy and integrity of Briggs Land is compromised. Meanwhile, Jim Briggs, humiliated at losing control of the family, seeks revenge. Collects issues #7-#12.
"Wood's writing is enthralling beyond belief, and there's so much more to think about than just the storyline." —ComicWow!TV

Dept. H #20
Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover) and Sharlene Kindt (C)
On sale Nov 22
FC, 28 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
When Q confesses to Mia the heavy burden he has been carrying for years, she finds out that he has even more secrets than he has tattoos. Hari Hardy's head of security has a complicated past that may contain a vital key to Mia's future.

Dept. H Volume 3: Decompressed HC
Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover) and Sharlene Kindt (C)
On sale Jan 17
FC, 168 pages
$19.99
HC, 7" x 10"
Confronted with a deep-sea base that is slowly imploding, Mia gets one step closer to solving the murder of her father. But things won't be that easy, as our small team of survivors grapple with psychic jellyfish and exposure to mind-altering and potentially lethal pathogens that might just drive them insane before they can reach the surface. But even if they can survive all of this? The bigger question still remains—why aren't they allowed to surface? Mia may have figured out who murdered her father . . . but the motivation for the crime may prove even more devastating. Collects Dept. H #13–#18.
"If you're even the slightest bit tempted to jump on Dept. H, do yourself a massive favor and dive in."—All-Comic

Dragon Age: Knight Errant TP
Nunzio DeFilippis (W), Christina Weir (W), Fernando Heinz Furukawa (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Sachin Teng (Cover)
On sale Jan 3
FC, 112 pages
$17.99
TP, 7" x 10"
Elven squire Vaea and her knight arrive in Kirkwall for Varric Tethras' appointment as Viscount. A talented thief, Vaea takes on an easy job . . . but when she chooses to change the terms of the deal mid-heist, she is entangled in a dangerous mission that is surely above her pay grade. Collects Dragon Age: Knight Errant#1–#5.
• An essential addition to the Dragon Age canon!
"Fans of Dragon Age will find what they are looking for, with reoccurring characters from the series and references to events from the broader universe."—AiPTComics

Game of Thrones: Daenerys Targaryen - Mother of Dragons Bust
On sale Jan 10
8" tall, limited edition bust
$99.99
Daenerys Targaryen, Mother of Dragons has at long last made her journey across the seas to claim her throne. In this elegantly hand painted bust, her contemplative and strong presence comes across in striking detail. This 8" tall limited edition polyresin bust is hand numbered, and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Halo: Rise of Atriox #4 (of 5)
Alex Irvine(W), Tristan Jones(A), Jeremy Colwell (C), and Aleksi Briclot (Cover)
On sale Nov 1
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Atriox and his Banished forces are seemingly interrupted while assaulting a UNSC forward base by a Covenant warship led by the Shipmaster Let 'Volir. With the Banished forces pushed back, Let 'Volir is able to capture Atriox.
But before the Shipmaster can claim victory, Atriox presents him with an offer and reveals that he has other plans for 'Volir, his ship, and its crew.

The legend of Hatsune Miku reaches the stars!
Hatsune Miku: Future Delivery Volume 2 TP
Satoshi Oshio (W) and Hugin Miyama (A/Cover)
On sale Jan 24
B&w, 168 pages
$10.99
TP, 5" x 7 1/4"
Asumi and Asimov have met the many future incarnations not only of Hatsune Miku, but Kagamine Len and Rin as well. But where is the original Miku who inspired so many others, and will finding her be the key to unlock the memories of who Asumi really is? Or has that truth been close by her all along . . .?

Harrow County #27
Cullen Bunn (W) and Tyler Crook (A/Cover)
On sale Nov 8
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
An evil spirit that looks exactly like Emmy is wreaking havoc in Harrow County, aiming to hit Emmy where it hurts her most. In order to defeat this mighty adversary, Emmy seeks help wherever she can find it . . . even if that means doing things she once found reprehensible.
"Deftly written, beautifully drawn, thoughtfully imagined—Harrow County already feels like a classic."—Michael Chabon (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay)

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1955—Occult Intelligence #3 (of 3)
Mike Mignola (W), Chris Roberson (W), Brian Churilla (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Paolo Rivera (Cover)
On sale Nov 8
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
The BPRD agents are surprised to find a familiar enemy involved with the island attacks, and Bruttenholm digs deep to uncover the truth behind an international supernatural conflict and the BPRD's role in it.
•Brian Churilla returns for more Hellboy and the BPRD!
"The art by Brian Churilla was a real shining star. Not only because of his ability to use artistic metaphors, but in his ability to capture Hellboy in his art."—Bounding into Comics

Hellboy and the BPRD: 1954 TP
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Chris Roberson (W), Richard Corben (A), Stephen Green (A), Patric Reynolds (A), Brian Churilla (A), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Jan 10
FC, 144 pages
$19.99
TP, 7" x 10"
No longer a rookie, Hellboy joins other Bureau agents in a series of far-flung mysteries that take them searching for yetis terrorizing an Arctic research team, into the American suburbs where a family is haunted by a phantom monkey, and to a Hong Kong showdown with demons drawn to a Chinese artifact.
iZombie co-creator Chris Roberson teams with Mike Mignola and a group of artists to uncover the horror and intrigue of a growing occult Cold War. Mignola also reunites with legendary artist Richard Corben for the short story "The Mirror."
Collects Hellboy and the BPRD: 1954 #1–#5 and "Hellboy: The Mirror" from Free Comic Book Day 2016. ". . . a satisfying tale of suburban ghosts with a suitably dark twist."—IGN

I Am a Hero Volume 5 TP
Kengo Hanazawa (W/A)
On sale Jan 3
FC, 432 pages
$19.99
TP, 5 1/8" x 7 1/4"
The monstrous ZQN creatures begin to take over Taiwan. Back in Japan, our three key survivors must help each other heal up mentally and physically, as Hiromi's mysterious affliction continues to evolve and Kurusu's gang bikes across the country rescuing survivors! Collects two of the original Japanese volumes into one Dark Horse edition—to catch you up with manga's strangest zombie apocalypse quicker!
• A worldwide best-selling series—finally in English and featuring all color pages from the original Japanese editions!

Jenny Finn #1 (of 4)
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Troy Nixey (W/A),and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Nov 15
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
London's dockside is threatened by the twin terrors of a plague that leaves bodies covered in tentacles and a slasher killing women in the night, all of which began after the arrival of a strange young girl who is followed by whispers of doom wherever she goes.
• Mike Mignola and Troy Nixey's acclaimed series!
• Colored for the first time by nine-time Eisner Award-winner Dave Stewart!
"Filled with its creator's trademark spirit mediums, ghastly tentacles, and general all-around weirdness... good, creepy stuff."—Booklist

The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part Two TP
Michael Dante DiMartino (W), Irene Koh (A), Vivian Ng (C), Heather Campbell (Cover)
On sale Jan 17
FC, 80 pages
$10.99
TP, 6" x 9"
Recovering from a fight with the dragon-eel spirit and furious for revenge, Triple Threats member Tokuga solidifies his ties with the duplicitous Wonyong. Meanwhile, when Republic City's housing crisis reaches its peak, Zhu Li sets her sights on the biggest public figure in the city—President Raiko—in a bid for the presidency! With her friend's success, the future of the spirit portal, and the wellbeing of Republic City's citizens at stake, can Korra remain neutral and fulfill her duties as the Avatar?
Written by series co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino and drawn by Irene Koh (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Afrina and the Glass Coffin), with consultation by Bryan Konietzko, this is the official continuation of TheLegend of Korra!
"We can't wait to finally see more of this wonderful series—and what adventures Korra and Asami go on next, of course."—io9

Mass Effect: Discovery TP
Jeremy Barlow (W), John Dombrow (W), Gabriel Guzman (A/Cover), and Michael Atiyeh (C)
On sale Jan 15
FC, 104 pages
$17.99
TP, 7" x 10"
A young Turian military recruit goes undercover in order to infiltrate the mysterious Andromeda Initiative—and ultimately retrieve a scientist who's made a potentially devastating discovery. Tying in to BioWare's sci-fi video game Mass Effect: Andromeda, this is the next essential chapter of the Mass Effect comics series! Collects Mass Effect: Discovery#1-#4.
"As a Mass Effect fan, I'm thrilled about this story angle because it's ripe with potential to capitalize on everything that makes the Mass Effect universe fascinating."—Hulking Reviewer

Matt Wagner's Grendel Tales Omnibus Volume 2 TP
Pat McEown (W/A), Darko Macan (W), Terry LaBan (W), Jeffrey Lang (W), Edvin Biukovi? (A), Peter Doherty (A/C), Steve Lieber (A), Dave Cooper (C), Matthew Hollingsworth (C), and Bernie Mireault (C)
On sale Jan 31
FC, 408 pages
$24.99
TP, 6" x 9"
From the visionary mind of Matt Wagner, the world of Grendel returns with the second of two value-priced volumes collecting all Grendel Tales stories! Grendel Tales Omnibus Volume 2 features some of the best writers and artists in the industry, all covers from the original comic books, and never-before-collected story material! Featuring early work from Steve Lieber, Dave Cooper, Peter Doherty, and Matt Hollingsworth! Collects Homecoming #1-#3, Devil's Choice #1-#4, The Devil May Care #1-#6, and The Devil's Apprentice #1-#3.

Michael Chabon's The Escapist: Amazing Adventures TP
Michael Chabon (W), Howard Chaykin (W/A), Harvey Pekar (W), Jim Starlin (W/A), Brian K. Vaughan (W), Eduardo Barreto (A), Gene Colan (A), C. Scott Morse (A), Bill Sienkiewicz (A), Eric Wight (A), and Others
On sale Jan 31
FC, 400 pages
$24.99
TP, 7" x 10"
In the fictional world of the Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, the Escapist—master of elusion, foe of tyranny, champion of liberation, and epitome of Golden Age superhero—was conceived. This anthology is a collection of the hero's history and his exploits, created by an all-star cast of comic book luminaries.
Containing a total of twenty-six tales, along with two never-before-collected stories this volume also contains six never-before-published stories, as well as a robust gallery of pinups celebrating the world of the Escapist!
• Eisner and Harvey Award–winning anthology!
• Pinups from artists including Brian Bolland, John Cassaday, Mike Mignola, and so many more!

Niourk HC
Stefan Wul (W) and Olivier Vatine (A/Cover)
On sale Jan 10
FC, 176 pages
$24.99
HC, 9" x 12"
On a post-apocalyptic Earth, where mankind has regressed to a handful of primitive tribes hunting and foraging for a meager, oppressed existence, a lone black child, shunned by other members of his tribe, sets out on an epic journey to what used to be known as New York, land of the gods! Written by Stefan Wul, author of cult favorite Fantastic Planet, illustrated by acclaimed French comics artist Olivier Vatine, this unusual hero's journey is a memorable examination of a child's compassion—and the human race's cruelty.
• Post apocalyptic sci fi from the author of Fantastic Planet.
• First time published in English!
• Translated by Brandon Kander and Diana Schutz.

Predator: Hunters TP
Chris Warner (W), Francisco Ruiz Velasco (A), and Doug Wheatley (Cover)
On sale Jan 24
FC, 120 pages
$19.99
TP, 7" x 10"
Since time immemorial, the aliens known as Predators have come to Earth to hunt us. Now a group of survivors of those visits have begun a hunt of their own. This is the year that humanity turns the tables on the Predators! Collects Predator: Hunters#1-#5.
• A new direction in Predator stories!
"Warner and Velasco each have a firm grasp on the inherent appeal of the Predator franchise, and deserve all the credit in the world for managing to pay homage to that while simultaneously flipping the entire 'hunter and prey' dynamic on its head." —Big Comic Page

Good vs Evil in the early days of WWII!
Rasputin: The Voice of the Dragon #1 (of 5)
Mike Mignola (W/Variant cover), Chris Roberson (W), Christopher Mitten (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Mike Huddleston (Cover)
On sale Nov 15
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
A conspiracy involving the Third Reich and a dead member of a sinister secret society sets Professor Bruttenholm on his first mission—to find the man who'd soon bring Hellboy to earth.
The mad Russian sorcerer Rasputin had been thought dead since 1916, when a group of noblemen sought to end his influence over the tsar. Now Rasputin works with the most twisted members of Hitler's inner circle, and he's about to cross paths with the man who'll go on to found the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense.

Shadows on the Grave HC
Richard Corben (W/A/Cover)
On sale Jan 17
b&w, 240 pages
$19.99
HC, 7" x 10"
Richard Corben follows up 2014's Spirits of the Dead with a new collection of original short stories, ranging from gothic tales worthy of Poe, to Twilight Zone-style encounters with the weird, to a full-length fantasy epic featuring a barbarian reminiscent of Corben's most notorious creation, Den, immortalized in the 1981 animated film Heavy Metal. Collects Shadows on the Grave #1-#8.
• New stories from 2012 Eisner Hall of Fame award winner Richard Corben!
"Shadows on the Graveis as fun and clever as it is horrific." —All-Comic

Sherlock Frankenstein & The Legion of Evil: From the World of Black Hammer #2 (of 4)
Jeff Lemire (W), David Rubín (A/Cover), Dean Ormston (Variant cover), and Dave Stewart (Variant cover colors)
On sale Nov 22
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Lou Kamiski was just a regular ol' Spiral City plumber when one day he was plunged into the horrific world of the great Old Ones to become CTHU-LOU! Witness the origin story of how a mild-mannered handyman turned into an emissary for a cosmic god and one of Black Hammer's most feared opponents.
• Guest artist from the main Black Hammer series DAVID RUBÍN returns for his own miniseries with JEFF LEMIRE!

Tomb Raider: Survivor's Crusade #1 (of 4)
Jackson Lanzing (W), Collin Kelly (W), Ashley A. Woods (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Hannah Fisher (Cover)
On sale Nov 22
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries
Lara Croft has unfinished business. After facing Trinity in Siberia, she's more confused than ever about her father's mysterious death. She's been training and following flimsy leads, preparing herself to figure out what really happened to Lord Richard Croft. Now, she's ready to put everything on the line to uncover the truth.
Writers Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly (Joyride, Hacktivist) and artist Ashley A. Woods (Ladycastle, Niobe), continue Lara's story after Rise of the Tomb Raider and the last Dark Horse series!
• A new creative team puts a new twist on Lara Croft's adventures!
• A great jumping-on point for new readers!

Usagi Yojimbo #163
Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)
On sale Nov 1
b&w, 28 pages
$3.99
Ongoing
Nezumi the thief has been at large for too long, robbing the rich and sharing with the poor, thereby winning the love of the townsfolk. However, Nezumi suddenly finds himself in need of Ishida and Usagi when the leader of the town marks him for death and the master thief becomes the victim of injustice.
• Part one of three—a great jumping-on point!





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