NEW GRAPHIC NOVELS & COLLECTED EDITIONS WEDNESDAY 23RD OCTOBER
It's encyclopaedia week here at Dave's, with guides to the Marvel and DC universes, the world of Fables, and the popular characters of Capcom games arriving in store for all your reference needs. DC also have another Death in the Family collection on offer, as well as one of their gorgeous Absolute Editions, this time with mini-series starring the Joker and Lex Luthor. The adorable young Hellboy (aka Peanut) goes off on an adventure away from the B.P.R.D in The Midnight Circus, and the Lady Sif has concludes her mighty story arc in the final volume of beautifully illustrated, unfairly cancelled Journey into Mystery.
ABSOLUTE JOKER LUTHOR HC Two of DC's greatest villains take center stage in this new Absolute edition from Eisner Award winning writer Brian Azzarello and artist Lee Bermejo! This slipcase contains two hardcovers and collects the LUTHOR: MAN OF STEEL 5-issue miniseries and the original graphic novel JOKER, along with sketchbook pages and more!
ANSWER TPInsomniac librarian Devin MacKenzie is yanked into a maelstrom of mayhem and mystery by the punctuation-faced crime fighter known as the Answer! Can this unlikely team take on the sinister BRAIN TRUST? A thoroughly original superhero adventure from Mike Norton (Battlepug) and Dennis Hopeless (Avengers Arena, Cable and X-Force). Collects the four-issue miniseries. AVENGERS PREM HC VOL 03 PRELUDE TO INFINITY BATGIRL HC VOL 03 DEATH OF THE FAMILY
Batgirl stars in these epics from #14-19 of her monthly series, plus BATMAN #17, BATGIRL ANNUAL #1 and a story from YOUNG ROMANCE #1, all spinning out of "Death of the Family." The Joker is back, and Barbara Gordon must confront her past as she deals with the crazed criminal responsible for crippling her. Plus, once the dust settles, Barbara must deal with her family demons as her psychotic brother James Jr. comes after her. BATGIRL TP VOL 02 KNIGHTFALL DESCENDS
CAPCOM 30TH ANNIV CHARACTER ENCYCLOPEDIAEstablished in 1983, Capcom is one of the world's most well-known video game publishers and is recognized for creating many important game franchises, such as Mega Man, Resident Evil, and Street Fighter. The Capcom 30th Anniversary Character Encyclopedia celebrates Capcom's 30 years in the industry and gives fans concise information about every major Capcom character, their key artwork, statistics, background information, and interesting notes on the history of each character and game franchise. Including almost 200 characters from the Capcom family, this Character Encyclopedia sheds new light on these characters in a way nothing else does! DC COMICS ENCYCLOPEDIA HC UPDATED EXPANDED
Back in Print! Featuring a spectacular, wraparound cover by fan-favorite artist Alex Ross, this revised edition of the definitive guide to the characters of the DC Universe offers even more incredible detail and imagery with 48 brand-new pages packed with major updates on characters and storylines.FABLES ENCYCLOPEDIA DELUXE ED HC From Aladdin to Zephyr, THE FABLES ENCYCLOPEDIA is a must-have reference guide to the hidden history of every Fables character from Bill Willingham's multiple award-winning series. Written by noted academic scholar Jess Nevins (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Companion) with artwork by FABLES luminaries including cover artists James Jean, Joao Ruas and series regulars Mark Buckingham and Steve Leialoha, the FABLES ENCYCLOPEDIA provides rich historical information about each character as well as his/her first appearances and respective role within creator/writer Bill Willingham's imaginative Fables mythos. Willingham and series artist Mark Buckingham provide fun facts and anecdotes along the way. Featuring an exquisite wraparound cover by noted FAIREST cover artist Adam Hughes, the FABLES ENCYCLOPEDIA is a deluxe hardcover that's essential for every FABLES reader, old and new. GFT ZOMBIES AND DEMONS TP HELLBOY MIDNIGHT CIRCUS HC
Young Hellboy runs away from the B.P.R.D. only to stumble upon a weird and fantastical circus and the few demons from Hell who inhabit it. JIM FEATURING SIF TP VOL 02
Beta Ray Bill returns! After her recent misadventures, Sif is working on controlling her berserker rages. But when a certain hammer-wielding, space-faring ex shows up, all bets are off! Can the burly Bill and the scorching Sif deny their fiery past? Do they even want to? And when the mysterious spaceship the Ark turns against them, it's all swords and hammers on deck as allies mutate, dead exes arise, and the ship gives up its secrets! To save the goddess Gaea, Sif and Beta Ray Bill race to stop the Ark - and the finish line is Asgardia! Plus: Volstagg's daughter only wanted a midnight snack, but something is rampaging in the lower kitchens of Asgardia! Sif, Thor, the Warriors Three and more must join forces to chain the vicious beast once and for all. Collecting JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY (1952) #651-655. JUDGE DREDD YEAR ONE TP "The Long Hard Road" begins here! In an all-new adventure from Joe Dredd's early days as a Mega City-One Judge, writer (and Eagle-award-winning 2000 AD Editor) Matt Smith presents a tale where "all the young juves, carry the news," only in this case, the news is delivered with a lethal blow!JUICY CIDER GN Honour student Taka is hopelessly in love with his totally cute childhood friend, Ken. Always worried about Ken, Taka can never steal a kiss or make love. Though Taka is usually cool and composed, he doesn't know how to get together with Ken! Imagine what their first time would be like..! MARVEL ENCYCLOPEDIA HC 70TH ANNIV EDITION MARVEL ZOMBIES TP COMPLETE COLLECTION The gory, horrifying breakout hit is back! On an Earth shockingly similar to the Marvel Universe, an alien virus has mutated the world's greatest super heroes - into flesh-eating monsters! What happens when they run out of humans to eat? When the Ultimate Universe's young Reed Richards unknowingly makes contact with the Zombie-verse, he'll find out the hard way! Then: When the Silver Surfer arrives, the world-devourer Galactus is never far behind. But the Marvel Zombies might just be a match for his all-consuming hunger! Plus: The Marvel Universe's New Fantastic Four just crash-landed in the Zombie-verse! If they can't escape, they'll be the next hors d'oeuvre for...Zombie Skrulls?! Collecting ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #21-23 and #30-32, MARVEL ZOMBIES #1-5, MARVEL ZOMBIES: DEAD DAYS, BLACK PANTHER (2005) #28-30, and material from MARVEL SPOTLIGHT: MARVEL ZOMBIES/MYSTIC ARCANA.
MY LITTLE PONY TALES TP VOL 01
Collecting the six hit spotlight issues on everyone's favorite ponies! Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie...everybody gets a story! PRICELESS HONEY GN SHADOWMAN TP VOL 02 DARQUE RECKONING
STAR TREK / DOCTOR WHO ASSIMILATION H/C
Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the USS Enterprise have joined forces with the Doctor and his companions to combat an unholy alliance between the Federation's most terrifying enemy and one of the Doctor's greatest antagonists. But once the Cybermen turn on their Borg allies, the Doctor and Picard find themselves at odds over how to proceed against the threat, with the fate of the universe hanging in the balance! SUICIDE SQUAD TP VOL 03 DEATH IS FOR SU TMNT ONGOING TP VOL 06 CITY FALL PT 1
WALKING DEAD 100 PROJECT LTD ED HC
ROBERT KIRKMAN and Skybound team up with the Hero Initiative to present 100 all new covers envisioning the horrors of the bestselling THE WALKING DEAD. This art book features brand-new pieces by THE WALKING DEAD artist CHARLIE ADLARD, PAOLO RIVERA, RYAN OTTLEY, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE and more! This book will never be reprinted and all proceeds go to the Hero Initiative and comic book creators in need! WAR BROTHERS GNThe unforgettable story of a child soldier. When 14-year-old Jacob is brutally abducted and forced to become a child soldier, he struggles to hold on to his sanity and the will to escape. Daniel Lafrance's striking artwork and the poignant, powerful text capture the very essence of life as a child soldier in Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army. Readers will never forget the experiences of this young boy struggling to survive, unsure who to trust, afraid of succumbing to madness, and above all, desperate to get to freedom. In the end, Jacob engineers a daring escape.