Moonstone Books For September

Moonstone Pulp Fiction Magazine #1
Airboy/G8 Limited Edition HC
Savage Beauty- limited Edition HC
Buckaroo BANZAI #2
The Spider: Satan’s Seven Swordsmen GN
The Spider #3/4
DOC SAVAGE: Python Isle – Unabridged Audiobook
RES: Honey West #5
RES: KOLCHAK: the Night Stalker Files #3
RES: Airboy Presents: AIR VIXENS#1
O/A: Battle for LA (HC and SC)

Age of Reptiles Returns

The hallmark anthology Dark Horse Presents continues with another spectacular eighty-page issue! In this installment of Dark Horse Presents #4, stories by creators Howard Chaykin, Carla Speed McNeil, and Sanford Greene continue, now joined by an exciting new short from Ricardo Delgado, creator of Age of Reptiles.

Delgado, a prolific development and storyboard artist who has worked on such hit films as Men in Black, The Incredibles, WALL-E, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and the Matrix series, first brought Age of Reptiles to Dark Horse Comics in 1993 and has since received Eisner Awards for Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition and Best Limited Series.

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Top Shelf Books For September

Infinite Kung Fu
Pirate Penguin vs Ninja Chicken Book 1: Troublems with Frenemies
Okie Dokie Donuts – Open For Business
Nate Powell’s Any Empire

Age of Reptiles Returns

Atomic Robo Vol 6 #1

There are two kinds of people. Those who love Atomic Robo and those who haven’t read it yet. What’s that? You don’t want to start on the sixth volume? Well, GOOD NEWS! Every volume is stand alone. BOOM. You can start with this one and know what’s going on from page one. KA-BOOM. Then go back and read the other volumes in any order. THWACKA-BOOM. Oh, a plot? Okay, fine. Astronauts are stranded in a deteriorating orbit, and it’s up to Atomic Robo to save them in a race against the laws of physics!

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Its All In Your Head

Maria McCutchen did not have time to be sick. With a husband who had just lost a job, two young sons, and a cross-country move on the horizon, who had time to be sick? Maria didn’t have time for a common cold, let alone a major medical condition. But one day while shopping in the grocery store where she had shopped hundreds of times before, she couldn’t find the milk.

It was then she knew what she was feeling was more than just stress or exhaustion. There was something very wrong. For more information, please go to

Penguin Books For The Month Of October


Settle down for the longer nights with these thoroughly enjoyable reads:
Lee Evans’ The Life of Lee, Rob Brydon’s Small Man in a Book, Jeremy Paxman’s Empire and Clarkson’s Round the Bend.

THE HELP, NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Enter a vanished and unjust world: Jackson, Mississippi, 1962. Where black maids raise white children, but aren’t trusted not to steal the silver… The Help is an unforgettable read.

JAMIE’S GREAT BRITAIN Go on a culinary tour of Britain with Jamie’s Great Britain, celebrating the essence of British food, done properly, that puts a smile on your face.

JAMIE OLIVER FOOD GUIDE APP The Jamie Oliver Food Guide App is now available in the iTunes store and offers a definitive guide to finding the best places to eat, shop and visit in Great Britain.

CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF CHARLES DICKENS Claire Tomalin’s definitive Charles Dickens: A Life paints an unforgettable portrait of Dickens, capturing brilliantly the complex character of his great genius.

The Thing Returns To Dark Horse Comics

Dark Horse Comics is pleased to announce that it has created an exclusive digital comic to serve as a prequel to the thriller “The Thing,” in theaters October 14. Starting today, the comic will be released in three parts on September 21, September 28 and October 5 and is available FREE online at and via the free Dark Horse Comics mobile app (

The Thing: The Northman Nightmare tells the origin story of pioneering Norsemen who discover a shape-shifting creature that is hiding in a desolate village with few human survivors. For more information, go to

NBM’s October solicitations

Salvatore, vol.2
“An Eventful Crossing”
Nicholas De Crecy
The next chapter of this highly acclaimed off-the-wall nominated for an Eisner series that never ceases to astonish and amuse! Salvatore the crack dog mechanic has now finished his rig and is off to all the way out somewhere in Latin America to his sweetheart pooch he has been pining for. His trip which he takes with his reluctant assistant, a minuscule human who communicates only through his PC, goes all the way through Russia and the Bering Straits, a route he characterizes as epic but is really designed to avoid the seas which Salvatore is deadly afraid of. On the way, there are many temptations such as the pretty cat Julie who, as it turns out, has adopted the missing piglet Amandine the Sow has been so desperately spending her last penny trying to find while, unbeknownst to her, the rest of her litter is busy in a lucrative endeavor of bio recycling.

Peanut Butter, vol. 5
Cornnell Clarke
Molly gets to read her best friend Erica’s hot diary. Some of her experiences take a trip on the edge

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Moonstone October Solicitations

RETURN OF THE MONSTERS: The Spider vs Werewolf
Story: Martin Powell
Art: Jay Piscopo
Cover: Dan Brereton
40pgs, grayscale, $3.99
A Return of the Originals event!
A seething, ferocious nightmare from the Spider’s dark past invades New York City, preying upon the innocent and the helpless. Mutilated victims are strewn in the blood-slick streets, and once normal men have become murderous monsters. The Master of Men must face the deadly demons alone. Not even his beloved Nita Van Sloan can be trusted when everyone—including the Spider himself—may not be what they seem.

Story: Mike Bullock
Art: Eric Johns
Cover: Dan Brereton
40pgs, grayscale, $3.99

For the first time in history three eras collide in one place as Pulp Fiction’s newest heroine, Death Angel joins forces with Pulp’s enduring vigilante The Black Bat to battle the eternal face of horror, Dracula. Mike (The Phantom) Bullock and rising star Eric Johns bring this spine-tingling tale of darkness, lust and fear to you, wrapped in a visceral cover crafted by horror comic legend Dan Brereton.

Story: Nancy Holder, Bobby Nash
Art: Rock Baker, Jeff Austin
Cover: Dan Brereton
40pgs, grayscale, $3.99

The Egyptian sorceress Nephthys has promised to build her mummified mistress the perfect mate. Together, they cut a bloody swath across 1930’s Hollywood in search of the last few perfect bodies to harvest to complete the process. The last thing Nepthys or the mummy expected to run across was The Domino Lady, a perfect body that fights back.

Story: Aaron Shaps
Art: Andrew Froedge
Cover: Dan Brereton
40pgs, grayscale, $3.99

One of the greatest crimefighters in pulp history crosses paths with the most iconic monster in all of pop culture! Frankenstein’s monster is on a rampage in New York, leaving a trail of destruction—and dead bodies—in his wake, but before the Phantom Detective can stop him, the World’s Greatest Sleuth must contend with the insidious, occult Nazi brotherhood known as the Order of the Black Sun!

Justice Machine #2
Writer: Mark Ellis
Art: David Enebral/Mar Degano
Cover: Jeff Slemons
32 Pages, color, $3.99

The Justice Machine: Object of Power #2 (of 3)
As The Justice Machine battles to survive in a shocking new reality, they are torn by personal horrors and tragedies…but the countdown to enslave all of humanity has begun and the Machine must face their most implacable foe—Darkforce! Their demonic arch-enemy has returned for a deadly confrontation that will remake the Earth or ensure its final destruction!
The saga of the legendary super-team continues!

Airboy presents the Airfighters
Story: Jeff Limke
Art: Giovanni Timpano
Cover: Tom Grindberg
40pgs, grayscale, $3.99

Air Fighters: Insurrection.
Starring Airboy, Sky Wolf, Flying Dutchman, Black Angel, and Flying Fool! A botched mission forces the Air Fighters into a standoff against Vichy soldiers, leaving the fate of concentration camp prisoners teetering in the balance.

(W) Steven L Frank and Pals (A) Various
32pgs, color, $3.99
Each issue features killer stories by some of the top indie writers and artists out there. This anthology, and the awesome covers that showcase it, is a read not to be missed if you enjoy horror or humor, or both (humror?)! See what all the buzz is about in the pages of ZvC!

Vampire, PA: Pittsburgh Noir Limited HC
J.C. Vaughn, Brendon Fraim, Brian Fraim
Full Color / 104 Pages / Hardcover, $34.95

Vampires in suburbia? Dean Marklin didn’t believe in vampires until a beautiful one tried to kill him! Now he’s a vampire hunter trying to hold onto what’s left of normal life. How do you think that’s working out for him? This new limited edition hardcover collects Moonstone’s three-issue Vampire, PA mini-series, bonus story pages, and the prose short story that inspired it, from the writer of Zombie-Proof and Bedtime Stories for Impressionable Children. Visit Western Pennsylvania’s oddly vampire-rich environment! Cover by Mark Wheatley.

Story: Steven Grant
Art: Reno Maniquis, Manual Martin
Cover: Art Thibert
120pgs, Color, 7” x 10”, HC, $36.95

The new adventures of the original super-hero action figure continue as the original Captain Action, and his son Cole, the new Captain Action, face the insidious challenges of the Red Crawl. And along the way they encounter Lady Action, Patriot Power, Crescent and…Dr. Eville! The full story arc from “Season 2” including the epilogue is collected here.

(story) Ian Ng
(Art) Mark Sparacio
(Colors) Abe Melendez
32pgs, color, $2.99

Julian and Solarra face off against mercenaries to rescue a man from their grasp, leading to a tenuous partnership. The enigmatic man leads them into the bowels of antiquity in search of a fearful artifact. Moonstone introduces a creator-owned effort from Mark Sparacio (Captain Action, Jonah Hex) and newcomer Ian Ng, in full color.

Moonstone’s Modern Myths – The Blackest Terror #1
(W) Eric M Esquivel (A) Ander Sarabia
32pgs, B&W, $2.99
The Blackest Terror is a pioneer in what sociologists have dubbed “the super hero subculture”, a collection of racial and social minorities who feel underserved by the mainstream legal system and have decided to take matters into their own costumed hands. How will the world react to these benevolent outlaws? Will they become celebrated symbols of humankind’s capacity for good or hated catalysts of a bloody revolution? This is a new breakout series not to be missed.

Mass Effect: Invasion

BioWare™, a division of Electronic Arts, and Dark Horse Comics announced today Mass Effect™: Invasion, a four issue comic series detailing the events following Commander Shepard’s epic journey in the critically acclaimed Action Role Playing Game Mass Effect™ 2. Starting today only fans can visit the Dark Horse Digital Store to download previous issues of the Mass Effect™ comic book series and will also get an exclusive first look at Mass Effect™: Invasion.

Mass Effect: Invasion focuses on Aria T’Loak, a self-appointed queen of Omega, a space station catering to the galaxy’s underworld. T’Loak is a key figure in the Mass Effect universe and must defend her territory from a terrifying new threat unleashed by the pro-human black-ops organization Cerberus. For more information, go to

Snarked #1

KABOOM! and Roger Langridge want to give you a taste of the all-new All-Ages ongoing series Snarked with the $1 Snarked #0 prelude leading into this October’s exciting Snarked #1! Written and drawn by Roger Langridge, Snarked is a bold re-imagining of Lewis Caroll’s topsy-turvy world! Also shipping this August, for the adult fans of Roger’s work, an all-new trade paperback featuring Langridge’s previously uncollected alt-comix material The show must go on

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Seven Warriors

Step into the world of 7 WARRIORS and follow seven beautiful women in 6th century Libya. The capitol of an ancient nation is surrounded by the Persian and Byzantine armies, and only these seven soldiers are chosen to save the heir to the kingdom. Seven Warriors. Seven…sexy, gorgeous women! An exquisitely rendered tale in the vein of 300, written by Michaël Le Galli and drawn by Francis Manapul.

7 WARRIORS #1 hits shelves in November, is written by Michaël Le Galli and features cover and interior art by Francis Manapul. The #1 issue is priced at $3.99.

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The Occultist Acquires New Power

Dark Horse Comics is pleased to announce that Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash) is bringing his rare mix of humor, horror, and heroes to the latest creation from company founder Mike Richardson. The Occultist returns this fall, following its hugely successful one-shot released last year. When a mysterious book of powerful spells binds itself to him, the fact that Rob’s life has been falling apart doesn’t seem like such a big deal. What do his girlfriend leaving him or his mountain of debt matter when mystics and demons are overrunning the town in search of the book—and him? To survive, Rob must learn to control the book’s unpredictable magic, while his life slips even further out of control.

Now, while harnessing his new powers as the Occultist, college student Rob Bailey must defend himself and those around him from a series of hired hit mages with unique magical abilities and a serpentine demon known as the Swordbreaker, all determined to kill him and to possess the powerful spell book known as the Sword!

Cover art by Steve Morris and variant cover art by Jenny Frison! For more information, go to

Betrayal Of The Planet Of The Apes

With BETRAYAL OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, take you right into the continuity of the original seminal fan-favorite film, as the feared and respected General Aleron finds himself at the center of a conspiracy that could transform ape/human relations! Aleron’s journey puts him face to face with…Dr. Zaius! A not-to-be-missed mini-series with story and art that is sure to make you go…ape! For more information, go to

Penguin Books For November

In The Quantum Universe Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw set off to show that everyone can understand the world around them and share in the joys of experimental science.

The perfect Penguin Gift to put under the tree. Available this month F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tales of the Jazz Age, The Great Food boxed set, Penguin Modern Classics Postcards and much more.

From the author of Pig to Twig, this Christmas classic from India Knight will remind you of all the Comfort & Joy, and maybe tears, that Christmas brings.

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