Sunday, September 05, 2010

Previews HYPE: November '10

Wading through the phonebook that is Previews Catalogue so you don't have to...  Here are fifteen choice books that you may have overlooked or that I'm just plain excited about, shipping to comic shops in November!

The Acme Novelty Library (Volume 20) HC - Last year was the first year in a while we didn't get anything from Chris Ware, but we're lucky enough to get an offering this year in the form of this 72 page hardcover featuring CEO Jordan Wellington Lint.

Castle Waiting (Volume 2) HC - Linda Medley's fantasy returns in this second collected volume of the acclaimed series.

Return of the Dapper Men HC - I had a chance to see some of the original painted woodblocks that make up this original graphic novel from Archaia (at C2E2) and the art here is just beautiful.  This is going to be a book you won't want to miss.

Krazy and Ignatz: The Sketchbook Strips 1910-1913 HC - This collection of Krazy Kat strips features George Herriman's sketches that he drew before redrawing them to be printed in the supplemental strip beneath the Family Upstairs.  Also available this month is a Craig Yoe-edited biography and collection of art on George Herriman entitled Krazy Kat & the Art of George Herriman HC.

Salvatore (Volume 1): Transports of Love GN - From the artist of Glacial Period comes a new series about a mechanic dog whose garage is located on an isolated peak of a mountain.

Batman, Inc. #1 - Grant Morrison begins another new Batman series with this title, which features Bruce Wayne under the cowl once more, and promises a new direction for the character. Also this month, another new ongoing Batman title from David Finch called Batman: The Dark Knight #1.

The Great Treasury of Christmas Comic Book Stories HC - Craig Yoe edits this book of holiday tales that features the talent of top-notch creators such as John Stanley, Walt Kelly, and even Richard Scarry.

The Incal Classic Collection Deluxe HC - This is a deluxe slipcase edition of the beloved international comic by Alexandro Jorodowsky and Moebius, featuring a detective who discovers a very interesting artifact.

H Day HC - Renee French returns with a new graphic novel that blurs the line between autobiography and fantasy.

Captain America by Jack Kirby Omnibus HC - Over 560 pages of 100% Jack Kirby goodness.  'Nuff said.

Generation Hope #1 - A new series spun out of Uncanny X-Men, this book follows Hope and four other mutants that have been activated since The Scarlet Witch said "No More Mutants."  Written by S.W.O.R.D. writer Kieron Gillen.

The Sword: The Complete Collection Deluxe HC - Didn't get your fill of gore and violence the first time around?  Well, ogle the bloody mayhem of The Luna Brothers' The Sword from beginning to end in a deluxe format, a treatment their last series, Girls, also received.

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #1 - A new crew of T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents make their debut in a new ongoing series.

Fraggle Rock (Volume 2) #1 - Archaia is releasing a second volume of their anthology series featuring the fraggles.

Firebreather vs. Dragon Prince One-Shot - Now all they need is Savage Dragon thrown in the ring and Image will have something.

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