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Werewolves and Gunslingers? High Moon Is Coming for Halloween!

High Moon is ‘a unique western and horror genre mash-up about the investigations of a mysterious bounty hunter, one whose own dark secret emerges every full moon.’

Papercutz’s Super Genius imprint will publish the definitive edition of the first of three volumes of the Harvey Award winning High Moon, the acclaimed graphic novel series by writer David Gallaher and artist Steve Ellis – just in time for Halloween.

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CBLDF and Valiant Debut Joint Fundraising Activities for NYCC 2017!

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) and comics publisher Valiant Entertainment are joining forces to offer an exclusive fan experience that benefits the CBLDF’s important work in protecting the First Amendment and the freedom to read comics.

For donations beginning at just $100, qualifying fans can obtain an all-access tour of Valiant HQ – located just steps from New York Comic Con’s central nerve center at the Javits Center – as well as rare and limited-edition Valiant comics and merchandise, the opportunity for one-on-one signings with Valiant creators and staff, and more.

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2000AD Goes To NYCC 2017!

British comics publisher 2000 AD will be hosting a panel on the history and politics of Judge Dredd at New York Comic-Con 2017. The publisher will also hold autograph sessions with Jock, Lee Garbett, Rob Williams and Arthur Wyatt.

New York Comic Con takes place October 5th – 8th at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.

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Dark Horse’s Black Hammer Returns in Black Hammer: Age of Doom!

The creators of Dark Horse’s Black Hammer take the idea of rebooting superhero universes that is so prevalent today, and put their own unique spin on it in their upcoming Black Hammer: Age of Doom.

Series write Jeff Lemire noted, ‘It’s a new series, but everything you love will stay intact and we’ll deliver the next chapter in the story of Golden Gail, Abraham Slam, Barbalien and the rest of the gang.’

Black Hammer: Age of Doom #1 will be released in April, 2018.

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The Expanse: Origins Original Graphic Novel Debuts in February 2018!

BOOM! Studios will collect the hit miniseries The Expanse: Origins as a softcover graphic novel in February, 2018 – with a new story by James S.A. Corey that will feature Detective Joe Miller.

Additionally, an edition of The Expanse: Origins OGN containing 16 extra pages of bonus material, including a writers’ commentary and process art, will be available exclusively at Barnes & Noble.

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Eisner Award Winner Creates First Holiday Special for Valiant’s Faith!

FAITH ‘S WINTER WONDERLAND SPECIAL #1 – Cover A by Marguerite Sauvage

Eisner Award-winning Marguerite Sauvage is writing and illustrating the first holiday special for Valiant’s Faith – Faith’s Winter Wonderland Special.

As cheer fills the air, Faith “Zephyr” Herbert is about to take a trip down the rabbit hole…and into a mind-bending winter wonderland where every day is something special! But hiding behind the tinsel, all is not what it seems…

Faith’s Winter Wonderland will be in comics shops on December 6th.

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Royden Lepp’s Rust Vol. 4 – Jet Jones’ Saga Concludes in 2018!

The saga that began with a boy with a jet pack falling into the Taylor family farm will conclude early next year – Rust Vol. 4: Soul in the Machine brings the story of Jet Jones to an end.

“Rust is about loss, loyalty, love, and courage,” says series creator Royden Lepp. “This final volume takes place entirely in the course of one final night on the farm as each member of the family must fight for their lives and choose what they truly believe.”

Rust Vol. 4: Soul in the Machine will be released in February 2018 – in both hardcover and softcover editions by BOOM! Studios under its Archaia imprint.

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BOOM! Studios’ Archaia Releasing Full-Color Hardcover Pizzeria Kamikaze!

In Pizzeria Kamikaze, after committing suicide, narrator Mordy is condemned to an afterlife where he still has to attend a crappy job in a place no less crappy than the place he came from. When he discovers that his beloved ex-girlfriend is there, too, he embarks on a much-needed road trip through an absurdist and fantastical landscape to find her.

First published in black and white by Alternative Comics in 2006, writer Etgar Keret (The Seven Good Years) and artist Asaf Hanuka’s graphic novel will be released in a full-color, hardcover edition. It will be in stores in February at comics shops, bookstores and digital content providers.

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Dark Horse Publishing The Hellboy Omnibus Collection!

Dark Horse Books will be undertaking the task of publishing Hellboy’s complete story – collected in chronological order for the first time – beginning with the first Hellboy series, Seed of Destruction.

There will be four volumes of Hellboy Omnibus and two volumes of Hellboy: The Complete Short Stories. Each volume will feature new covers by Mike Mignola and Dave Stewart.

Hellboy Omnibus Volume 1: Seed of Destruction will be in comics shops on May 23, 2018 and bookstores on June 5, 2018. Pre-orders are now being taken for Hellboy Omnibus Volume 1: Seed of Destruction and Hellboy: The Complete Short Stories Volume 1.

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High School Is Hell – Empowered Style!

Adam Warren and Carla Speed McNeil have put their heads together and come up with Empowered & Sistah Spooky’s High School Hell – a new miniseries from Dark Horse that teams Empowered with her frenemy, Sistah Spooky, in a new kind of high school hellscape.

Empowered & Sistah Spooky’s High School Hell is the first Empowered comic book miniseries in standard comics format and issue #1 will be in comics shops on December 20th.

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Grant Morrison and Dan Mora’s Klaus Returns To Combat Christmas Crisis!

When an evil Santa from an alternate dimension uses Christmas to build profits for his soda corporation, Pola-Cola Corp., it’s up to Klaus to see things put right in Grant Morrison and Dan Mora’s Klaus and the Crisis in Xmasville.

Klaus and the Crisis in Xmasville continues the BOOM! Studios tradition of new installments in the Klaus Saga every Christmas.

The  Klaus and the Crisis in Xmasville one-shot will be in comics shops in December.

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