Image is all over the board this month, so I recommend checking the full solicits, 'cause I probably missed something good.
THE WALKING DEAD, BOOK 1 HC
written by ROBERT KIRKMAN
art by TONY MOORE, CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
cover by CHARLIE ADLARD
June 28 o 304 pg o BW o $29.99
Limited S&N edition $59.99
This hardcover features the first 12 issues of the hit series along with the covers for the issues all in one oversized hardcover volume. Perfect for long time fans, new readers and anyone needing a slightly heavy object with which to fend off the walking dead.
A special edition is also available signed by ROBERT KIRKMAN and CHARLIES ADLARD and limited to 300 copies.
Collects THE WALKING DEAD #1-12
So very tempting, so very not in my price range.
PAUL JENKINS' SIDEKICK #1 (of 5)
written by PAUL JENKINS
art & cover by CHRIS MORENO
June 7 o 32 pg o FC o $3.50
By day, he is mild-mannered pizza delivery boy, Eddie Edison. By night, he is also mild-mannered Eddie Edison…who just happens to be the alter ego of the Hyper-Human's teenaged sidekick, Hyper-Lad. But the pay sucks. So Eddie settles upon an unlikely solution: He becomes a paid sidekick to three other superheroes, but soon finds out how hard it is to juggle the schedules of four super-powered morons.
Heh. Moonlighting sidekicks. Gotta love that Jenkins.
LIONS, TIGERS AND BEARS, VOL. II #4 (of 4)
written by Mike Bullock
art & cover by Jack Lawrence
May 14 o 32 pg o FC o $2.99
Lord Valthraax is on the verge of remaking the Stuffed Animal Kingdom in his own evil image , and only Joey and the Night Pride stand in his way. But with Joey down for the count, and the Night Pride outnumbered by the Beastie army, is there any hope of wresting the castle from Valthraax's evil grip?
Would this not make an awesome cartoon show?
ARROW: Countdown to #100!
(W) Ron Marz (P) Adriana Melo (I) Mariah Benes (Col) Sonia Oback (Cov)
Penciling sensation Adriana Melo (Star Wars: Empire, Birds of Prey covers) makes her Witchblade debut! All the pieces for next month's landmark issue #100 start falling into place around NYPD detective Sara Pezzini. Her former police partner, Jake McCarthy, awakens from his coma and seems to be his normal self. But appearances can be deceiving, as Jake hides a dark and dangerous secret that will threaten not only Sara, but all of New York City and perhaps the entire world! See why Paperback Reader rates Witchblade A+ and says, "If you missed the last ten years, now is a good time to get on board for the next ten. Witchblade hasn't been this good - ever."
Full color 32 pages $2.99 ongoing series
Okay, I know they didn’t intend to damn with faint praise, but still…
That’s really all this month. Full solicits are here. Interesting topic of discussion is Top Cow’s new EIC. Happy Hunting.