Dark Horse Comics: NEW RELEASES - July 30th, 2014


DEEP GRAVITY #1
He didn't get onto the most lucrative interstellar mission for the money—Paxon wants to be reunited with the woman he loves. But his high-stakes journey takes him to a savage world full of the galaxy’s most dangerous game, where the gravity can turn your bones to powder.
* Written by Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko (Star Wars: Legacy, Planet of the Apes).

BALTIMORE: THE WITCH OF HARJU #1
Baltimore shelters a woman on the run from a possessed dead man and the witch playing his puppet master.
* From Hellboy creator Mike Mignola!

CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT #13
The madman responsible for the assassination of Arcadia’s police chief in Two Past Midnight escaped . . . and now Tempus is back! Addicted to technology, Tempus wants Jim Albright’s inventions . . . and he’ll happily kill to get them! No one knows the Secret Squadron headquarters better than Captain Midnight, but he’ll need all his cunning to protect his home from this lunatic!
* Die Hard–style action by the artist of Skyman!
* Cover by Dustin Nguyen (Batman, Batman: Li’l Gotham)!

EMILY AND THE STRANGERS: BREAKING THE RECORD #2
Though they’ve offered Emily and the Strangers a seemingly awesome record deal, it’s beginning to look like Awesomely Awesome Records isn’t all they appear to be. Initial investigation shows they might have something to do with the stray cat situation in Emily’s hometown! The gang decides they have to investigate before they sign anything!
* An Emily the Strange feature film is in development.

KING CONAN: THE CONQUEROR #6
As Xaltotun and his traitorous lackeys face the returning King Conan, it’s their black magic against Conan’s fury and steel! The barbarian has an oath of vengeance to keep, some powerful friends of his own by his side, and a promise of love to fulfill! The epic adaptation’s thunderous climax!
* Conan confronts an ancient evil as he seeks to regain his crown!

MIND MGMT #24
MIND MGMT concludes its second year in this crucial one-shot revealing “The Life and Times of Henry Lyme,” with a shocking twist that sets up the final two arcs!
* The AV Club’s best series of 2013!
* This issue is the perfect jumping-on point for new readers!
* Retailers, see your order form for a special offer.

PARIAH #6
A fatal outbreak causes the Vitros to divide their focus between saving Earth and preparing to launch their space station out of Earth’s orbit.
* Created by Academy Award winner Aron Warner (Shrek).
* Written by Philip Gelatt (Petrograd), with art by Eisner-nominated painter Brett Weldele (The Surrogates).

STAR WARS: REBEL HEIST #4
The Rebellion’s plan is coming together. All Luke Skywalker has to do is elude an Imperial spy—and perform some unanticipated rescues! But this farm boy is on the edge of greatness, and he is not about to stop saving the galaxy now!
* Matt Kindt writes the Leia, Han, and Luke from the classic era of Star Wars!
* Covers by Adam Hughes!

THE MASSIVE #25
The Crash was only the beginning. The earth has begun to tear itself apart. And the truth of Mary’s identity, which began as a faint signal, grows louder and is seemingly connected to it all. The secret of the Crash and the location of the missing ship The Massive get answered here, in the final arc, Ragnarok!

VEIL #4
The truth about Veil leads even more eyes to focus on the strange young woman found wandering out of an empty subway tunnel. Passions run high around her as the body count increases, but is she just an object of desire—or a force to be reckoned with in her own right?
* From Eisner Award winner Greg Rucka!

FEAR AGENT VOLUME 5: I AGAINST I (2ND EDITION) 
Heath Huston, the last Fear Agent, finds himself marooned on the desolate Planet Westx, populated by gun-slinging robots, venomous mutants, and buxom cowgirls. Creators Rick Remender and Tony Moore reunite to bring you the good, the bad, and the ugly in a sci-fi western shot through the heart! Collects issues #22–#27.

GASOLINE ALLEY: THE COMPLETE SUNDAYS VOLUME 2, 1923–1925 HC
Presenting the second in a series that will collect, in chronological order, all the Sunday pages of the celebrated newspaper strip! Discover the abundant wonder and dazzling beauty in the world—as seen through the eyes of creator Frank King and his beloved characters, Walt and Skeezix—in some of Gasoline Alley’s most artistically imaginative art! Reprinted in full color, this giant-sized volume collects every Gasoline Alley Sunday strip from 1923 through 1925.
* One of the most influential and critically acclaimed newspaper strips of all time!
* The second-longest-running comic strip in the US—still published after almost 100 years!

THE EC ARCHIVES: TWO-FISTED TALES VOLUME 3 HC
Before Two-Fisted Tales burst onto the scene in 1950, war comics were largely unsophisticated, focusing only on action and adventure—wartime propaganda, essentially. But under the editorial direction of Harvey Kurtzman—who also penned the majority of the stories therein—Two-Fisted Tales dared to examine all the horror and madness to be found on the battlefield. Collecting Two-Fisted Tales issues #30–#35 in fully remastered digital color.
* Features stories created by comic artists Gene Colan, Johnny Craig, Reed Crandall, Jack Davis, Will Elder, Ric Estrada, George Evans, Joe Kubert, John Severin, and Wally Wood!
* Foreword by Joe Kubert!

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