Below you’ll find the solicitations information and cover artwork for all of Dark Horse Comics comic book titles that were released on May 25, 2016. There are quite a few goodies on the list. Lobster Johnson and Death Follows are my picks of the week!
Lobster Johnson: Metal Monsters Of Midtown #1
Writer: John Arcudi
Artist: Tonci Zonjic
Colorist: Dave Stewart
Cover Artist: Tonci Zonjic
A trio of skyscraping robots crash into a Manhattan bank and leave Lobster Johnson with two mysteries to solve: what is behind the massive machines, and why would the robots pull a heist without taking a penny?
Aliens: Defiance #2
Writer: Brian Wood
Artist: Tristan Jones
Colorist: Dan Jackson
Cover Artist: Massimo Carnevale
Colonial Marine Hendricks and the Weyland-Yutani synthetic Davis break protocol, navigating the Europa to a distant science station discovered in the once-derelict ship’s data records—a station that recently went dark. Following the trail of the alien species, they dive deeper into a conspiracy, uncovering just how much is riding on their choices.
Aw Yeah Comics: Action Cat And Adventure Bug #3
Writer: Art Baltazar, Franco
Artist: Art Baltazar
Cover Artist: Art Baltazar
Did you ever have a sweet tooth? Were you ever the victim of desserts gone bad? Did you ever have a crush on a sweetie? ACTION CAT is about to answer YES to all of these questions! Introducing . . . TOOTH-A-CORNEA! Find out what happens when your past comes back to bite you!
Death Follows TPB
Writer: Cullen Bunn
Artist: A. C. Zamudio
Colorist: Carlos Nicolas Zamudio
Cover Artist: Simon Bisley
Birdie lives with her family on a struggling farm. When an itinerant farmhand comes to their aid, she should be relieved. Instead, she finds her life spiraling into nightmare, as wherever the hired man goes, the dead grow restless.
* An all-new original graphic novel collecting never-before-printed material from Harrow County’s Cullen Bunn, with illustration by A. C. and Carlos Nicolas Zamudio!
* Cover by Simon Bisley!
Groo: Friends And Foes Volume 3 TPB
Writer: Mark Evanier
Artist: Sergio Aragones
Colorist: Tom Luth
Cover Artist: Sergio Aragones
The mutton-skulled swordsman Groo runs into friends (who want to kill him a little) and foes (who want to kill him a lot). He’ll meet up with the sneaky Pal and Drumm, the sneakier Taranto, and the melodic Minstrel . . . but can he help Kayli reunite with her long-lost father? Collects issues #9–#12 of the year long series from Sergio Aragonés, Mark Evanier, and Tom Luth.
* Lettering by Eisner winner Stan Sakai!
The Art Of Broken Age Hardcover
Cover Artist: Nathan “Bagel” Stapley
Broken Age began life as a record-breaking crowdfunding campaign. Now, the full adventure is here in all its beautiful, hand-painted glory! Dark Horse Books is proud to partner with Double Fine Productions to offer an intimate look into the worlds of Broken Age, featuring hundreds of pieces of art, and commentary from the game’s creators!
* The art and artistry from the record-breaking Kickstarter dynamo, Broken Age!
* Commentary by adventure gaming icon Tim Schafer.
The EC Archives: The Haunt Of Fear Volume 3 Hardcover
Writer: Al Feldstein, Jerry De Fuccio
Artist: Graham Ingels, Johnny Craig, Jack Kamen, Jack Davis, George Evans, Bill Elder, Wally Wood, Sid Check
Cover Artist: Carlos Badilla
Delight in fright! This third volume of the EC Comics horror classic The Haunt of Fear collects even more of the unforgettable scares! Featuring art from the timeless talents of Graham Ingels, Johnny Craig, Jack Kamen, Jack Davis, George Evans, Bill Elder, Wally Wood, and Sid Check! Collects EC Comics’ The Haunt of Fear #13–#18.
The Rook Volume 1 TPB
Writer: Steven Grant
Artist: Paul Gulacy
Colorist: Jesus Aburto
Cover Artist: Paul Gulacy
The Rook is back! Bill DuBay’s time-traveling adventure comic returns, penned and illustrated by comics masters Steven Grant and Paul Gulacy! Restin Dane is ready for action—anyplace, anytime! Collects the Dark Horse Comics series The Rook #1–#4.
* The most popular series to ever be introduced in the pages of Eerie!
The Strain Book 3: The Night Eternal Hardcover
Writer: David Lapham
Artist: Mike Huddleston
Colorist: Dan Jackson
Cover Artist: E. M. Gist
It’s been two years since the Master’s plan succeeded and a near apocalypse coated the world in darkness. Now able to roam freely, the Master’s legion of vampires rule the world—a horrifying police state where humans are harvested for blood. As humanity despairs, Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and an unlikely team of heroes continue their fight against extinction and hope to unlock the secret to the Master’s demise. Collects The Strain: The Night Eternal #1–#12 and the short story “A Man of Refined Tastes” from Free Comic Book Day 2015.