3 Σεπ 2013








Ιδιαίτερα φτωχός μου φάνηκε ο κατάλογος του Σεπτεμβρίου. Είτε αυτό συμβαίνει, είτε το άδειο μου πορτοφόλι μου έκοψε την όρεξη να ψαχτώ περισσότερο...

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AMALAS BLADE: SPIRITS OF NAAMARON SC
page 50, $18.99

PUBLISHER   Dark Horse Comics
WRITER   Steve Horton
ARTIST   Michael Dialynas
COVERARTIST  Michael Dialynas
PAGES   144 pages
COLOR   Full Color.
SIZE   7” x 10”
Includes never-before-seen story and images! The kingdom of Naamaron is bitterly divided into warring factions, Purifiers and Modifiers, with both sides fearing the Great Vizier's deadliest assassin, Amala. With a price on her head - and a ghost monkey on her back - the future of both kingdoms may rest in her bloodstained hands! Collects the entire miniseries and Dark Horse Presents stories and includes a never-before-published Amala's Blade story, an art gallery, and creators' notes! • Debuted in the award-winning Dark Horse Presents. • Featuring art by Michael Dialynas from Superior Spider-Man Team-Up Special #1.
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SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE VAMPIRES OF LONDON HC
page 72, $17.99

PUBLISHER  Dark Horse Comics
WRITER  Sylvain Cordurie
ARTIST  Laci
COVER ARTIST  Axel Gonzalbo
PAGES  96 pages
COLOR   Full Color.
SIZE  7” x 10”
Holmes versus Vampires! Sherlock Holmes died fighting Professor Moriarty in the Reichenbach Falls. At least, that's what the press claims. However, Holmes is alive and well and taking advantage of his presumed death to travel the globe. Unfortunately, Holmes's plans are thwarted when a plague of vampirism haunts Britain. • Perfect for Sherlock Holmes fans!
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PLANETARY OMNIBUS HC
page 134, $75.00

PUBLISHER  DC Comics
WRITER  Warren Ellis
ARTIST  John Cassaday
COVER ARTIST  John Cassaday
PAGES  864 pages.
COLOR  Full Color.
Hailed as a timeless story that turned modern super hero conventions on their heads, PLANETARY stars an inter-dimensional peace-keeping force including Elijah Snow, Jakita Wagner, and The Drummer. Tasked with tracking down evidence of super-human activity, these mystery archaeologists uncover unknown paranormal secrets and histories, such as a World War II supercomputer that can access other universes, a ghostly spirit of vengeance, and a lost island of dying monsters. Now, the entire series is collected in hardcover, including Planetary #1-27, Planetary/Batman #1, Planetary/JLA #1 and Planetary/Authority #1.
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SANDMAN: OVERTURE #1 (SPECIAL EDITION)
page 141, $5.99

PUBLISHER   DC Comics - Vertigo
WRITER  Neil Gaiman
ARTIST   J. H. Williams
COVER ARTIST   J. H. Williams
SERIES of 6
PAGES  42 pages.
COLOR  Full Color.
SPECIAL NOTES  Mature Content Limited Series
Each of the six issues of THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE will be followed the next month by its own Special Edition which will include an interview with a member of the creative team, plus rare artwork and more. This issue starts things off with an interview with J.H. Williams. This issue will include the entire first issue of the new miniseries, including the gatefold in its original form before coloring, giving readers a behind-the-scenes at J.H. Williams' unique process. Williams' original coloring will be shown in addition to the black, white and gray tones of the original work. In addition, the lettering will be translucent, allowing the reader to see the exquisite artwork behind the word balloons.
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TIM BRADSTREET: SKETCHBOOK SERIES VOL. 01 SC
page 184, $9.99

PUBLISHER  IDW Publishing
WRITER  Tim Bradstreet
ARTIST  Tim Bradstreet
COVER ARTIST  Tim Bradstreet
PAGES  48 pages
COLOR  B&W
SIZE  8.5 x 11
Tim Bradstreet has been one of the most in-demand comic-book cover artists for two decades. From the Punisher to Star Trek, his stylized illustrations are all beautifully rendered. Now IDW Publishing is releasing an entire sketchbook of Tim's gorgeous pencils and sketches, complete with insightful commentary by the artist.
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PRINCESS OF MARS ILLUSTRATED (PROSE) HC
page 186, $29.99

PUBLISHER  IDW Publishing
WRITER  Edgar Rice Burroughs
ARTIST  Michael William Kaluta
COVER ARTIST  Michael William Kaluta
PAGES  124 pages
COLOR  Full Color
SPECIAL NOTES   Relist, Previous Orders are Canceled
SIZE  9 x 13.5
Relive Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic adventure tale in this handsome representation featuring illustrations by Michael Kaluta. A revered illustration powerhouse, Kaluta's unmistakable style presents John Carter's Barsoom experiences like you've never seen before. A must have for Burroughs and Kaluta fans.
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BEAUTIFUL DREAMER GN
page 320, $22.95

PUBLISHER  Drawn and Quarterly
WRITER  Fabien Vehlmann
ARTIST  Kerascoet
COVER ARTIST  Kerascoet
PAGES  96 pages.
COLOR  Full Color
SPECIAL NOTES  Mature Content
SIZE  8x11
A dark fairy tale about surviving the human experience. Aurora's having a tea party with Hector, the prince she's been dreaming about, when a sudden deluge forces them to take shelter elsewhere. They emerge from the skull of a dead girl into the woods at night and find themselves among a crowd of tiny people. Aurora quickly takes charge of the situation, and at first things seem to be going well for most of her friends. Despite a few injuries and deaths and a lot of hunger, they forage successfully and befriend a mouse that lives in the neighborhood. But as time goes by, more and more of the little people begin to lose hope, turning against one another in brutal ways. Beautiful Darkness is a harrowing look at the human psyche and the darkness that hides behind the routine politeness and meaningless kindness of civilized society.

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SHOWA: HISTORY OF JAPAN (1926 -1939) SC
page 320, $24.95

PUBLISHER  Drawn and Quarterly
WRITER  Shigeru Mizuki
ARTIST  Shigeru Mizuki
COVER ARTIST  Shigeru Mizuki
PAGES  560 pages
COLOR  Partial Color
SIZE  6.5x8.75
Showa 1926-1939: A History of Japan is the first volume of Shigeru Mizuki's meticulously researched historical portrait of twentieth-century Japan. This 560-page volume deals with the period leading up to World War II, a time of high unemployment and other economic hardships caused by the Great Depression. Mizuki's photo-realist style effortlessly brings to life the Japan of the 1920s and 1930s, depicting bustling city streets and abandoned graveyards with equal ease. With his trusty narrator Rat Man, Mizuki brings history into the realm of the personal, making it palatable, and indeed compelling, for young audiences as well as more mature readers.
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PRETTY IN INK: NORTH AMERICAN WOMEN CARTOONISTS 1896-2013 SC
page 325, $29.99

PUBLISHER  Fantagraphics Books
WRITER  Trina Robbins
PAGES  200 pages.
COLOR  Partial Color.
SIZE  9 x 12
Although the comics profession has been dominated by men, there were far more women working in the profession throughout the 20th century than other histories indicate, and they have flourished in the 21st. Pretty In Inkis the ultimate history of women cartoonists in America and author Trina Robbins has revised, updated and rewritten the history of women cartoonists, adding more color illustrations than ever before along with some startling new discoveries. B&W with 80 pages full color.
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CITY OF LIGHT, CITY OF DARK GN
page 329, $10.99

PUBLISHER  Graphix
WRITER  AVI
ARTIST  Brian Floca
COVER ARTIST  Brian Floca
PAGES  192 pages.
COLOR  Full Color
SIZE  6x9
Avi's groundbreaking graphic novel gets a stunning new cover to celebrate its twentieth anniversary! Two kids fight to save their city from eternal winter in this gripping fantasy by Newbery Medalist Avi, illustrated by three-time Sibert Honoree Brian Floca. The Kurbs give people light and warmth to establish a city, on one condition: The people must return the Power every year or risk losing the city forever. This system works for centuries until evil Mr. Underton tries to steal the Power. If he succeeds, the Kurbs will take back the City, reducing it to a dark and frozen tundra. It's up to Carlos and Sarah to find the Power, housed in a subway token, and keep the City safe, despite secrets of Sarah's history that are entwined with the token. What ensues is a race against darkness. Available in Hardcover and Softcover editions.
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EARLY EARTH GN
page 332, $23.00

PUBLISHER   Little Brown and Company
WRITER  Isabel Greenberg
ARTIST  Isabel Greenberg
COVER ARTIST   Isabel Greenberg
PAGES  176 pages.
COLOR  Full Color
Before our history began, another, now forgotten, civilization thrived. The people who roamed Early Earth were much like us: curious, emotional, funny, ambitious, and vulnerable. In this series of illustrated and linked tales, Isabel Greenberg chronicles the explorations of a young man as he paddles from his home in the North Pole to the South Pole. There, he meets his true love, but their romance is ill-fated. Early Earth's unusual and finicky polarity means the lovers can never touch. As intricate and richly imagined as the work of Chris Ware, and leavened with a dry wit that rivals Kate Beaton's in Hark! A Vagrant, Isabel Greenberg's debut will be a welcome addition to the thriving graphic novel genre.
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RENEE GN
page 356, $29.95

PUBLISHER  Top Shelf Productions
WRITER  Ludovic Debeurme
ARTIST  Ludovic Debeurme
COVER ARTIST  Ludovic Debeurme
PAGES  464 pages.
COLOR  B&W.
SPECIAL NOTES  Mature Content
SIZE  6.6x9
French graphic novelist Ludovic Debeurme returns with a devastating sequel to his prize-winning graphic novel Lucille. While Lucille moves back in with her overbearing mother and Arthur serves time in prison for murder, new character Renée becomes obsessed with a married jazz musician twice her age. Debeurme's haunting border-less panels follow these three lovers between dreams and reality, twining their stories together into a poignant and universal search for love.
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SUNNY VOL. 02 HC
page 376, $22.99

PUBLISHER  Viz Media LLC
WRITER  Taiyo Matsumoto
ARTIST  Taiyo Matsumoto
COVER ARTIST  Taiyo Matsumoto
PAGES  216 pages.
COLOR   B&W.
SIZE   6x8
What is Sunny? Sunny is a car. Sunny is a car you take on a drive with your mind. It takes you to the place of your dreams. It is the story of beating the odds, in the ways that count, for a group of orphans who discover the car and let it take them to better places in their imagination. Sunny is the brand-new masterwork from Eisner Award-winner Taiyo Matsumoto, one of Japan's most innovative and acclaimed manga artists.
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MITCH BYRD: WOMEN, DINOSAURS & RANDOM ILLUSTRATIONS SC
page 386, $19.99

PUBLISHER  Blue Line Art
WRITER  Mitch Byrd
ARTIST  Mitch Byrd
COVER ARTIST  Mitch Byrd
PAGES  48 pages.
COLOR  B&W.
SIZE  8x11
No one draws women with as much grace and elegance as Mitch, no matter their shape or size. You can't help but stare and marvel. And no artist puts more thought into dinosaurs, how they moved, why they had certain bone structures and features than Mitch. He has shared his ideas through illustrations that make dinosaurs come alive as never before. Mitch is a man of few words but these illustrations from one of modern day's greatest artists speak volumes!
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Για όσους δεν το γνωρίζουν ήδη, η Diamond Comic Distributors είναι ο μεγαλύτερος προμηθευτής (χονδρέμπορας) των εξειδικευμένων καταστημάτων με κόμικς στα αγγλικά. Μέσα από τον κατάλογο Previews της εν λόγω εταιρείας, τα καταστήματα λιανικής έχουν τη δυνατότητα να προπαραγγείλουν προιόντα που θα κυκλοφορήσουν στην αγορά δύο μήνες αργότερα (σε ορισμένες περιπτώσεις μπορεί και παραπάνω). Ο κατάλογος έχει συνήθως γύρω στις 400 σελίδες και συνοδεύεται από έναν δεύτερο κατάλογο 100 σελίδων αποκλειστικά για τα προϊόντα της Marvel Comics.

Οποιοδήποτε ελληνικό κατάστημα με κόμικς κι αν επισκεφθείτε, θα μπορέσετε είτε να αγοράσετε το συγκεκριμένο κατάλογο (5 ευρώ περίπου) είτε να τον ξεφυλλίσετε στο κατάστημα, και αν βρείτε κάτι που σας ενδιαφέρει να το παραγγείλετε.

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