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Image Comics: On Shelves May 18th

Thom Atkinson 05/17/2011 Reviews

This week’s Image Comics new releases sees a triple threat from Walking Dead scribe Robert Kirkman, including, not only the reissued Walking Dead in it’s weekly format, but also Science Dog and the all new Super Dinosaur!

Image ComicsDRUMS #1 (of 4)

By: El Torres, Abe Hernando, Kwaichang Kraneo, Raul Allen
‘LET THE BATAA SPEAK’
In our world there exists an ancient religion with many names and many disguises: Candomble, Palo Mayombe, Santeria… Voodoo.
FBI agent Martin Irons is sent to investigate the sudden deaths of an entire gathering of followers at a ceremony, an assignment horrible enough before one of the mangled corpses rises and leads him on a sinister path. A new horror story with possesions, santeros, zombies… all set to the thunderous boom of drums!

SCIENCE DOG SPECIAL #2

By: Robert Kirkman, Corey Walker, Dave Steward
FIGHT FIRE WITH FIRE. FIGHT EVIL WITH SCIENCE!
Collecting the never before reprinted Science Dog back-up story from INVINCIBLE #75, as well as the ALL-NEW full-length, never-before-seen conclusion of the story!
This story has been years in the making-don’t miss its epic conclusion!

SUPER DINOSAUR: ORIGIN SPECIAL #1

By: Robert Kirkman, Jason Howard
Super Dinosaur is finally here! In this stand-alone origin special, you will learn everything there is to know about Derek Dynamo’s best friend, Super Dinosaur! Where did he come from? How did he avoid extinction? What is Inner-Earth? And what the heck is DynOre and why is it so dangerous?! All this and more will be revealed – don’t miss out!

THE DARKNESS: FOUR HORSEMEN #4 (OF 4)

story DAVID HINE, art & cover, JEFF WAMESTER

32 PAGES, FC, $3.99

The Darkest Tale of The Darkness Yet!
Apocalypse has come to Ginsberg, CA! Two ominous powers arrive in town, one of ultimate light and the other of deepest darkness, and Jackie Estacado is trapped between them. The Four Horsemen are ascending to their full power. Can Jackie muster the power to prevent the end of the world?
From David Hine (Batman: Arkham Asylum) and up-and-coming artist Jeff Wamester (Frenemy of the State).

THE LI’L DEPRESSED BOY #4

story S. STEVEN STRUBLE, art & cover SINA GRACE

32 PAGES, FC, $2.99

“THERE IS A LIGHT THAT NEVER GOES OUT”

After birthdays, concerts, bowling and house parties, The Li’l Depressed Boy feels closer to his dream girl more than ever before. In this issue: A new friend, some fried rice, and a kiss.

THE WALKING DEAD WEEKLY #20

story ROBERT KIRKMAN, art CHARLIE ADLARD, cover TONY MOORE

WITCHBLADE #144

(W) Ron Marz (A) Stjepan Sejic (Cov) Stjepan Sejic, Jean-Sebastien Rosbach

Witchblade 15th Anniversary Issue! In 1995, Marc Silvestri, Michael Turner, David Wohl, and Brian Haberlin created a new kind of comic heroine with the origin of Sara Pezzini, the latest in a long line of bearers of the mystical gauntlet known as the Witchblade. In an over-sized 15th Anniversary issue, Ron Marz and Stjepan Sejic tell Sara’s origin from a new perspective, planting seeds that soon will bear deadly fruit! Featuring two spellbinding covers including a wraparound retrospective by series artist Sejic and an iconic painting by fantasy illustrator Jean-Sebastien Rossbach (Magic: The Gathering). Also including special anniversary features, pin ups, and much more! Plus ask your retailer about a FREE matching digital download of this issue with purchase.

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art & design JM KEN NIIMURA

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