Gage, Gillen, Hine, Hickman, Lapham And Martin – Avatar Press Solicitations For November 2013

Caligula: Heart Of Rome collected, new story arc for Uber, the conclusions of Absolution: Rubicon, Night Of The Living Dead: Aftermath and Skin Trade, God Is Dead continues and a double dose of Crossed: Badlands.

Absolution5RegABSOLUTION: RUBICON #5
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Writer: Christos Gage
Cover & Art: Daniel Gete
MR, Color, 32 pages, 5 of 5
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:  The final explosive issue!  The Polymath is beaten… John Dusk has saved the day… or has he?  Even sick and dying the Polymath plans to take the city with him in a blaze of destruction.  Can even the combined might of Dusk and the police Enhanciles do what has to be done to save the city?  The final chapter sends John Dusk headlong into a dangerous future.  Available with Regular, Wraparound, and Electric Blue Retailer Incentive covers by series artist Daniel Gete, a Final Justice cover by Caanan White, and a special Happy Kitty Premium cover by Gete that is limited to just 750 copies.
Absolution5WrapABSOLUTION: RUBICON #5 WRAPAROUND COVER
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Writer: Christos Gage
Cover & Art: Daniel Gete
MR, Color, 32 pages, 5 of 5
Absolution5FinalJusticeABSOLUTION: RUBICON #5 FINAL JUSTICE COVER
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Cover: Caanan White
Writer: Christos Gage
Art: Daniel Gete
MR, Color, 32 pages, 5 of 5
Absolution5HappyKittyABSOLUTION: RUBICON #5 HAPPY KITTY PREMIUM COVER
Retail Price: $9.99 US
Writer: Christos Gage
Cover & Art: Daniel Gete
MR, Color, 32 pages, 5 of 5
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Limited to 750 copies.
Absolution5electricblueABSOLUTION: RUBICON #5 ELECTRIC BLUE ORDER INCV COVER
Writer: Christos Gage
Cover & Art: Daniel Gete
MR, Color, 32 pages, 5 of 5

 

CaligulaVol2TPBCALIGULA VOL 2 HEART OF ROME TPB
Retail Price: $19.99 US
Writer: David Lapham
Cover & Artist:  German Nobile
MR, Color, 160 pages
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: They thought the mad emperor, Caligula was destroyed. But his evil lives on, hiding in plain sight.  Now good Laurentius must track down the demon to stop the slaughter in the streets and to avenge his wife's death. But the demon is not alone this time. It seems that others with hellish powers have risen up and are shaping the world of the new ruling class. Even young Nero, his son, has a demonic influence changing the boy and directing him to take up the grievous excesses of his father. The modern master of horror, DAVID LAPHAM (Crossed Vol. 2 & 3, Stray Bullets), joins talented painter GERMAN NOBILE in a descent into the darkest corners of Rome's history.  Collects issues #1 – 6 of the Caligula Heart of Rome series.
Crossed41regCROSSED: BADLANDS #41
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Cover:  Matt Martin
Writer: David Hine
Art: German Erramouspe
MR, Color, 32 pages
***In Stores November 13, 2013
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:  DAVID HINE spins a bloody and dire tale from the beginning of the Crossed outbreak.  A group of American college kids abroad find themselves not only in a strange land but at ground zero with the grinning psychopaths of the apocalypse.  What started out as a road trip to Japan has turned into a grueling bloodbath of pain and misery.  Even at a remote Japanese monastery temple, there is no help, there is no hope…there is only the Crossed.  Available with a Regular cover by Matt Martin, Torture cover by Gabriel Andrade, Wraparound cover by Rafael Ortiz, and special Red Crossed Incentive cover by Martin.
CROSSED: BADLANDS #41 WRAPAROUND COVER
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Cover:  Rafael Ortiz
Writer: David Hine
Art: German Erramouspe
MR, Color, 32 pages
***In Stores November 13, 2013
CROSSED: BADLANDS #41 TORTURE
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Cover:  Gabriel Andrade
Writer: David Hine
Art: German Erramouspe
MR, Color, 32 pages
***In Stores November 13, 2013
Crossed41redcrossedCROSSED: BADLANDS #41 RED CROSSED ORDER INCV CVR
Cover:  Matt Martin
Writer: David Hine
Art: German Erramouspe
MR, Color, 32 pages
***In Stores November 13, 2013
Crossed42regCROSSED: BADLANDS #42
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Cover:  Jacen Burrows
Writer: David Hine
Art: German Erramouspe
MR, Color, 32 pages
***In Stores November 27, 2013
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:  Emiko is a broken girl.  Her art expresses the horror and violence she holds close to her with gore filled imagery of sexual revenge.  Men who take innocence face the slashing and bloody vengeance they deserve in the pages of "Gore Angels."  But when the Crossed begin to spread, the world itself is transformed into a mockery of her art.  And among the gleeful monsters, there are precious few places to hide from the misery of the Crossed.  Available with a Regular cover by Jacen Burrows, Torture cover by Matt Martin, Wraparound cover by Rafael Ortiz, and special Red Crossed Incentive cover by Burrows.
CROSSED: BADLANDS #42 WRAPAROUND
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Cover:  Rafael Ortiz
Writer: David Hine
Art: German Erramouspe
MR, Color, 32 pages
UPC:  820023007691    42021
***In Stores November 27, 2013
CROSSED: BADLANDS #42 TORTURE COVER
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Cover: Matt Martin
Writer: David Hine
Art: German Erramouspe
MR, Color, 32 pages
***In Stores November 27, 2013
Crossed42redcrossedCROSSED: BADLANDS #42 RED CROSSED ORDER INCV CVR
Cover:  Jacen Burrows
Writer: David Hine
Art: German Erramouspe
MR, Color, 32 pages
***In Stores November 27, 2013
SkinTrade04regGEORGE RR MARTIN SKIN TRADE #4
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Writer: George RR Martin, Daniel Abraham
Cover & Art: Mike Wolfer
MR, Color, 32 pages, 4 of 4
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:  The brutal conclusion is unleashed when Randi Wade finally found the truth about the creature that killed her father.  But now she is face-to-face with a real werewolf and an otherworldly demon that skins people alive.  GEORGE RR MARTIN's World Fantasy Award winning horror tale comes to a close with a violent and unforgettable final act.  Available with Regular, Wraparound, Grisly and Skinned Retailer Incentive covers by series artist Mike Wolfer.
SkinTrade04wrapGEORGE RR MARTIN SKIN TRADE #4 WRAPAROUND COVER
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Writer: George RR Martin, Daniel Abraham
Cover & Art: Mike Wolfer
MR, Color, 32 pages, 4 of 4
SkinTrade04grizzlyGEORGE RR MARTIN SKIN TRADE #4 GRISLY COVER
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Writer: George RR Martin, Daniel Abraham
Cover & Art: Mike Wolfer
MR, Color, 32 pages, 4 of 4
SkinTrade04SkinnedGEORGE RR MARTIN SKIN TRADE #4 SKINNED ORDER INCV CVR
Writer: George RR Martin, Daniel Abraham
Cover & Art: Mike Wolfer
MR, Color, 32 pages, 4 of 4
GodisDead3GOD IS DEAD #3
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Cover:  Jonathan Hickman
Writer: Jonathan Hickman
Art:  Di Amorim
MR, Color, 32 pages, 3 of 6
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:  It is god-mageddon as the pantheons clash for ultimate rule.  Gods from every faith are locked in mortal combat with the Earth as the spoils.  JONATHAN HICKMAN brings the wrath of the divine to comics in God is Dead!  A small group of human resistance fighters undertake a covert mission to recover the DNA of a fallen deity.  But can human kind, in all their arrogance, find a way to create their own secret weapon against these all powerful foes?  The doomsday clock is ticking and with each moment we are moving closer to annihilation.  Available with a Regular cover by Jonathan Hickman, End of Days cover and a premium Iconic card stock cover that is limited to just 5000 copies by Jacen Burrows, and a Pantheon Order Incentive cover by series artist Di Amorim.
GodisDead3EndofDaysGOD IS DEAD #3 END OF DAYS COVER
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Cover:  Jacen Burrows
Writer: Jonathan Hickman
Art:  Di Amorim
MR, Color, 32 pages, 3 of 6
GOD IS DEAD 3 ICONIC COVER  (This cover has not been released to the media yet)
Retail Price: $4.99 US
Cover:  Jacen Burrows
Writer: Jonathan Hickman
Art:  Di Amorim
MR, Color, 32 pages, 3 of 6
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:  Limited to just 5000 copies!  <Allocations likely>
GodIsDead3PantheonGOD IS DEAD #3 PANTHEON RETAILER ORDER INCENTIVE COVER
Cover:  Di Amorim
Writer: Jonathan Hickman
Art:  Di Amorim
MR, Color, 32 pages, 3 of 6
NotLDAftermath12regNIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: AFTERMATH #12
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Cover: Matt Martin
Writer: David Hine
Art: Tomas Aira
MR, Color, 32 pages, 12 of 12
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:   The end is here as DAVID HINE tells the final bloody chapter in the Night of the Living Dead: Aftermath story.  The excessive 1970s have given way to the dawn of the undead.  Zombies have overrun the defenses that held them in check and turned major American cities into shambling ghoul towns.  We started our journey with the Las Vegas survivors and our tale of misery ends with them.   Available with Regular cover by Matt Martin, Gore & Wraparound cover by German Erramousepe, and Terror Retailer Incentive cover also by Martin
NotLDAftermath12wrapNIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: AFTERMATH #12 WRAPAROUND COVER
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Cover: German Erramousepe
Writer: David Hine
Art: Tomas Aira
MR, Color, 32 pages
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: AFTERMATH #12 GORE COVER
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Cover: German Erramousepe
Writer: David Hine
Art: Tomas Aira
MR, Color, 32 pages
NotLDAftermath12terrorNIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: AFTERMATH #12 TERROR ORDER INCENTIVE COVER
Cover: Matt Martin
Writer: David Hine
Art: Tomas Aira
MR, Color, 32 pages
Uber7regUBER #7
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Writer: Kieron Gillen
Cover & Art: Caanan White
MR, Color, 32 pages, ongoing
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:  KIERON GILLEN's Uber has taken the comics world by storm.  The war in the Pacific has changed.  With the deployment of Ubers into the naval combat, suddenly the balance of power is shifting.  The Japanese super soldiers have a specific goal and supported by their Kamikaze pilots, they are succeeding in devastating the Allied fleet.  As the Allies race to catch up to their enemies' development of Ubers, they must find a way to stem the tide of destruction raining down upon them.    Available with Regular or Wraparound cover by Caanan White, Propaganda Poster cover by Michael Dipascale, and a special Blitzkrieg Incentive cover by Caanan White
Uber7WrapUBER #7 WRAPAROUND COVER
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Writer: Kieron Gillen
Cover & Art: Caanan White
MR, Color, 32 pages, ongoing
Uber7PropagandaUBER #7 PROPAGANDA POSTER COVER
Retail Price: $3.99 US
Writer: Kieron Gillen
Cover: Michael Dipascale
Art: Caanan White
MR, Color, 32 pages, ongoing
Uber7BlitzkriegUBER #7 BLITZKRIEG ORDER INCV CVR
Writer: Kieron Gillen
Cover & Art: Caanan White
MR, Color, 32 pages, ongoing

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.

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