Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Previews: October 2006

This is going to be one exciting month for comics! The highlights...

Amaze Ink/Slave Labor Graphics:
Agnes Quill: An Anthology of Mystery GN - A teenage detective solving mysteries in her haunted town. Beautiful cover.

Archaia Studios Press:
The Killer #1 (of 10) - A tale of a cold, methodical assassin in a brutal noir story. If ASP's track record's any indicator, this should be awesome!

Robotika HC - Alex Sheikman's strange four issue mini-series is collected in a deserving hardcover volume.

DC Comics:
DC solicitations were examined separately.

Drawn & Quarterly:
Acme Novelty Library Volume 17 HC - I wasn't expecting to see this already! Chris Ware brings us the second part of his introduction to Rusty Brown!

Fanfare/Ponent Mon:
The Ice Wanderer GN - The new graphic novel from Jiro Taniguchi (The Walking Man) collects six shorts of "men confronted with a savage nature."

Fantagraphics Books:
The Complete Peanuts 1961-1962 - Sally starts kindergarten! Linus introduces Sally to the Great Pumpkin! More classic Peanuts!

Let Us Be Perfectly Clear - A collection of Paul Hornschemeier's (Mother, Come Home) short stories.

Gemstone Publishing:
The EC Archives: Weird Science (Volume 1) HC - The hardcover archives collecting EC Comics classics begins with Weird Science and a foreward by George Lucas.

IDW Publishing:
The Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy (Volume 1) HC - The first volume of the recently-announced Dick Tracy archival project puts the strips from October 1931-May 1933 into print.

Image Comics:
Impaler #1 - Looks like a cool horror series with some nice art by Nick Postic and Nick Marinkovich.

Marvel Comics:
Marvel solicitations were looked at separately.

Papercutz:
Degrassi: Extra Credit (Volumes 1 and 2) - The Canadian TV show Degrassi: The Next Generation comes to comics!! I bet Kevin Smith's itching to write a story...

Top Shelf Productions:
Owly plush toy - It's sooo cute...

Virgin Comics:
John Woo's Seven Brothers #1 - Garth Ennis and Jeevan Kang present a comic about seven men with nothing in common who come into the service of a strange woman.

1 comment:

Dr. J said...

Just noticed that you had Degrassi: Extra Credit listed as a PaperCutz program. In fact, the books are from Pocket Books / Simon & Schuster for the American market, and book one, Turning Japanese, will go on sale 21 November.