AVATAR PRESS Solicitations for DECEMBER 2012

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DECEMBER 2012

Caligula: Heart of Rome #1

Written By: David Lapham

Art By: German Noble

Cover By: German Noble

Description: Caligula returns for an all-new series by the original creative team! David (Stray Bullets) Lapham and painter German Noble return to the time of hedonism and supernatural evil with Caligula: Heart of Rome #1! They thought the mad emperor destroyed, his mysterious soul box gone, and his body run through with a thousand blades. But the demon lives on and ten years later the job of finding and slaying the beast once and for all has fallen to heroic Laurentius. But can anyone unravel the mystery of the demon before its bloody tendrils can make glorious Rome a wasteland? Available with Regular, Wraparound, or Gore covers by German Noble, and a special Imperial Retailer Incentive.

32 pages, $3.99.

Ferals Volume 1

Written By: David Lapham

Art By: Gabriel Andrade

Cover By: Gabriel Andrade

Description: David Lapham and Gabriel Andrade’s hit horror series redefines modern werewolf mythology the Avatar way, with violent animal ferocity and gallons of blood! Officer Dale Chesnutt is a lawman with a big, bloody problem. Slaughtered civilians are turning up in the sleepy town of Cypress, and the burden falls on him to end the carnage. But no sooner does he begin his investigation than he finds himself violently drawn to a sexy, mysterious woman… and a vicious creature strikes again at Dale’s own family. Hidden among the faces on Cypress streets, unrecognizable to neighbors and friends, a culture of werewolves dating back a thousand years has found their ancient secrets threatened… and worth tearing their enemies to pieces for. Available with a Trade Paperback, Hard Cover, and a special Signed Hard Cover Edition (limited to 1,000 copies and signed by David Lapham) all featuring covers by Gabriel Andrade!

160 pages softcover, $19.99; 160 pages hardcover, $27.99.

Ferals #11

Written By: David Lapham

Art By: Gabriel Andrade

Cover By: Gabriel Andrade

Description: Dale Chesnutt has a real problem. He’s gone native…and now he hopes to hide his new life with Pia and forthcoming pup from the watchful eye of the FBI. His plan is to deliver the Viking Rikkard to the authorities on a platter seems like a good one. But in the Feral world, your only choices are kill or be killed. And Rikkard isn’t going down with a fight. And a fight with Rikkard means a fight with an army of Ferals. The second story arc is running full speed toward a bloody end! Available with a Regular, Wraparound, Gore, and special Slashed Incentive cover by series artist Gabriel Andrade.

32 pages, $3.99.

Fashion Beast #4

Written By: Alan Moore

Art By: Facundo Percio

Cover By: Facundo Percio

Description: There is no nuclear winter in the seasons of the fashion world. And while life outside of Celestine’s empire is tumbling toward oblivion, within the doors of the temple to fashion Doll becomes enwrapped in the disdain and contempt of the madams. But while Doll strives to raise her station from commoner to elitist, she discovers that the wrong turn of phrase can do more than ruin a career, it can take a life. For in this world only the designs of Le Patron are immaculate and everything else is terminally flawed and to be scorned, used, and eventually discarded. And it may be too late when Doll realizes that her obstinate and haughty projected image may turn out to be a mortal detriment to her newly found stardom as the jewel of Celestine’s eye. Fashion Beast brings Alan Moore’s unearthed masterpiece into the limelight after nearly thirty years! Available with a Regular or Wraparound Cover by series artist Facundo Percio or Haute Couture Incentive (by Percio) or the very rare Tarot (by Paul Duffield) Incentive cover.

32 pages, $3.99.

Hero Worship #6

Written By: Zak Penn and Scott Murphy

Art By: Michael Dipascale

Description: All of Adam’s life has lead up to this surreal moment ñ from worshiping the godly superhero Zenith to becoming the super-powered Apex to discovering the truth about his idol and the people behind the carefully crafted public persona. Now he must choose how to confront the truth and what will happen if he turns his own powers upon his mentor and accepts the mission to bring down Zenith. One way or another, there will be blood. Zak Penn and Scott Murphy’s fresh take on superhero comics have ignited fans everywhere! Available with a Regular, Wraparound, and a special Heroic Incentive cover by Michael Dipascale.

32 pages, $3.99.

Dan the Unharmable #8

Written By: David Lapham

Art By: Rafael Ortiz

Cover By: Rafael Ortiz

Description: Lizzy’s quest to find out more about her father has put her and the other Hickenlooper kids in bad way. Oddball killers from Dan’s forgotten past have come out of the woodwork and are trying to cut their way into the world’s most dysfunctional family. Now Lizzy must contend with the truth…she is pregnant and a group called the Consortium is out to get her. All this is really putting unnecessary stress on Dan’s current case to find a mysteriously missing vagina. Try something you have never seen in comics before ñ pick up an issue of David Lapham’s gonzo noir crime series and get pulled into the drug induced world of Dan the Unharmable. Available with a Regular, Wraparound, and special Retro Incentive cover by series artist Rafael Ortiz.

32 pages, $3.99.

Crossed: Badlands #19

Written By: Si Spurrier

Art By: Raulo Caceres

Cover By: Raulo Caceres

Description: December 2012 ñ it’s the end of the world, Crossed style! And to celebrate we have a special Crossed Badlands event by Si Spurrier and Raulo Caceres. Even in the first days of the Crossed epidemic, there was the one-in-a-million rare berserker who was able to concentrate his rage on a subject from deep in their old mind. All that fury and hatred bent towards not general mayhem but a single vile and unthinkable action. One goal…one driven horror…to find love lost. Available with a Regular, Wraparound, Torture covers by Raulo Caceres, and a special Red Crossed Incentive. Also, on #19 and #20 only, don’t miss the amazing End of the World Connecting Covers. This special connecting cover set celebrates the end of the known world as predicted by the Mayans, Crossed style!

32 pages, $3.99.

Crossed: Badlands #20

Written By: Si Spurrier

Art By: Raulo Caceres

Cover By: Raulo Caceres

Description: Serena and Mattias were from two different worlds before the outbreak ñ she a cop and he a mob enforcer. But they shared a bond that went beyond their unlikely pairing and has lasted into the first days of the Crossed plague. Now a freak Crossed berserker has a single goal above the violent chaos of his burning brain and he plans to reunite with all the fury of infection. There is no hope. There is only the Crossed. Available with a Regular, Wraparound, Torture covers by Raulo Caceres, and a special Red Crossed Incentive. Also, on #19 and #20 only, don’t miss the amazing End of the World Connecting Covers.

32 pages, $3.99.

Night of the Living Dead: Aftermath #3

Written By: David Hine

Art By: German Erramouspe

Cover By: Raulo Caceres

Description: Las Vegas is a city of the dead now. The zombie epidemic hits new heights as the government tries to cover up the extent the plague of the undead has reached. Zombies run Sin City now and time is running out for the group of survivors trying to escape the quarantine alive. The original zombie epic returns with a fresh and violent picture of the end of the world courtesy of David Hine. Available with Regular Wraparound, or Gore cover by Raulo Caceres, and a special Terror Retailer Incentive.

32 pages, $3.99.

Stitched #10

Written By: Mike Wolfer

Art By: Fernando Furukawa

Cover By: Fernando Furukawa

Description: An ancient terror which lay hidden in the wastes of the Afghanistan is about to find new life! Now in the hands of a Pakistani smuggler, a handful of supernaturally-reanimated Stitched are the illicit merchandise, and a reclusive collector of religious antiquities in the jungle of Sri Lanka is ready to pay any price to add the horrific, living dead assassins to his collection. But it’s not only the creatures themselves he’s driven to possess, but also the secret of their unholy creation. The collector will stop at nothing to procure the relics and possess the secret of the Stitched! Stitched #10 is available with a Regular cover, Wraparound cover, Gore cover, and a special Ancient Evil retailer incentive cover by Fernando Furukawa.

32 pages, $3.99.

SOURCE: Comics Continuum

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