Dark Horse Collected Editions November 2012 Solicitations

Dark Horse has released their November 2012 solicitations. The Eerie Archives have reached volume 12! I am so far behind on collecting this title. I think I only own 2 of them.

I fully expect Star Wars: Blood Ties Volume 2—Boba Fett Is Dead TP to a best seller when the sales figures get released from Diamond. I’ve been reading it in the monthly issues. It’s been a OK series and the writers have toned down Fett’s ruthlessness, probably due to the younger Clone Wars cartoon audience.

Finally at the bottom of the list is The Sunday Funnies Volume 1 And 2. This looks to be a wonderful nostalgic newspaper product and the solicit says that both volumes are available now.

What are you getting?

Roy Thomas (W), Mike Hawthorne (P), Dan Panosian (A), John Lucas (I), and Dan Jackson
On sale Jan 23
FC, 152 pages
TP, 7″ x 10″
Conan finds himself wrapped up in a plot to unseat the king of Aquilonia as his journey down the Road of Kings concludes. But when everything goes wrong, the Cimmerian and his coconspirators become lost in the catacombs beneath the city, surrounded by zombies and monstrous insects, all while a civil war brews above their heads! Also in this volume, an encounter at a tavern lands Conan at the end of every sword in a small port city, in a story leading directly into Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan’s acclaimed Conan the Barbarian! Collecting Conan: Road of Kings #7–#12!
• Now in softcover!

Brian Wood (W), Becky Cloonan (A), James Harren (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Massimo Carnevale (Cover)
On sale Jan 16
FC, 152 pages
HC, 7″ x 10″
Kicking off Dark Horse’s sweeping adaptation of Robert E. Howard’s “Queen of the Black Coast,” Conan turns his back on the civilized world and takes to the Western Ocean. Finding first danger and then passion in the arms of the pirate queen Bêlit, the Cimmerian begins a new life of pleasure and pillage along the Black Coast, in this epic of romance and terror! Collect issues #1-#6 of the Conan the Barbarian series.
• A bold new take on the Cimmerian from Brian Wood!
• Great jumping-on point!

David Lapham (W/A), Jeff Parker (W), Rick Geary (W), Joe R. Lansdale (W), Doug Moench (W), Emily Carroll (W/A), Doselle Young (W), Christopher A. Taylor (W), Timothy Truman (W/A), Ben Truman (W), Peter Bagge (W/A), Dan Braun (W), Jason Shawn Alexander (A), Colleen Coover (A), Rick Geary (A), Nathan Fox (A), Patric Reynolds (A), Mike Vosburg (A), Garry Brown (A), Kyle Baker (A), Dean Ormston (A), Guus Floor (A), and Wilfredo Torres (A)
On sale Jan 9
b&w, 176 pages
TP, 7” x 10”
Continuing the terrifying tradition of the odious original, Dark Horse’s Creepy brings a modern flavor to classic horror! In this vicious volume, your dear Uncle Creepy presents over a dozen new spine-tingling stories from twisted talents including David Lapham, Jeff Parker, Doug Moench, Joe R. Lansdale, Jason Shawn Alexander, Timothy Truman, Rick Geary, Colleen Coover, Emily Carroll, Nathan Fox, and more! With so much fear to go around, this awful omnibus is sure to keep you drenched in a cold sweat all the way through! Collecting issues #5–#9 of the series.
“Uncle Creepy should be proud to appear in this book.”

David Gaider (W), Alexander Freed (W), Chad Hardin (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Anthony Palumbo (Cover)
On sale Jan 30
FC, 72 pages
HC, 7″ x 10″
Reluctant monarch King Alistair travels to an empire of evil mages! Accompanied by the pirate captain Isabela and the underworld merchant Varric, Alistair will stop at nothing to uncover the fate of his lost father—even if it means battling an army of cultists singlehanded! The fight turns even more personal as Alistair faces a former ally and Isabela must confront the tragedies of her past while imprisoned in the cultists’ dungeon!
• An essential addition to the Dragon Age canon!

Steve Skeates (W), Gerry Boudreau (W), Doeg Moench (W), Rich Margopolous (W), Bill DuBay (W), Budd Lewis (W), Wally Wood (A), Bernie Wrightson (A), Richard Corben (A), Sanjulian (A), Paul Neary (A), Isidoro Mones (A), Martin Salvador (A), Leopoldo Sanchez (A), Esteban Maroto (A), and Jaime Brocal (A)
On sale Jan 23
B&w, 272 pages
HC, 8 3/8” x 10 7/8”
The latest deluxe hardcover features work by Bernie Wrightson, Richard Corben, and Paul Neary, lavish covers by Ken Kelly and Sanjulian, and an interplanetary romance by none other than Wally Wood! We’re introduced to the Spook, a voodoo-inspired zombie hero of the antebellum south. We continue the post-apocalyptic adventures of Hunter and follow Dr. Archaeus as he tracks down each of the twelve jurors who sentenced him to death! Collects Eerie magazine #56-#60.
• Retailer and Warren contributor Buddy Saunders pens a brand-new introduction!

Hiroya Oku (W/A)
On sale Jan 23
b&w, 200 pages
TP, 5 1/8” x 7 1/16”
The shape-shifting 100-point alien boss has finally been destroyed—along with much of Osaka—and Kei Kurono is back on the team, resurrected after his second death. But good times never last as the Gantz orb reveals a countdown clock showing that Earth has just over a week before catastrophe strikes, and the Tokyo team is whisked to Italy to face a new set of deadly foes on what what may be their final mission!
• Gantz has sold over fifteen million copies in Japan!
• Popular anime series, live-action feature.
“Bold, shocking, and entertaining.” —About.com

On sale Jan 16
FC, 248 pages
HC, 9″ x 12″
Dark Horse Books and Nintendo® bring you The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, containing an unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda™ franchise. This handsome hardcover contains never-before-seen concept art, the full history of Hyrule, the official chronology of the games, and much more! Starting with an insightful introduction by the legendary producer and video-game designer of Donkey Kong™, Mario™, and The Legend of Zelda™, Shigeru Miyamoto, this book is crammed full of information about the storied history of Link’s adventures from the creators themselves! As a bonus, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia includes an exclusive comic by the foremost creator of The Legend of Zelda manga—Akira Himekawa!
• The full history and making of the The Legend of Zelda™ franchise, never-before-seen concept art!
• Introduction by Shigeru Miyamoto!

Tsukasa Fushimi (W) and Sakura Ikeda (W/A/Cover)
On sale Jan 9
B&w, 168 pages
TP, 5 1/8” x 7 1/4”
Things are heating up at home for Kyosuke and his little sister Kirino! It’s getting difficult for Kirino to keep her love of kids’ anime and naughty video games a secret, especially from her nosy clique of popular girls and her stern, strict father! With all this chaos, might it be possible for Kirino to turn to her brother and really see him as a friend? Clever and engaging, Oreimo is full of surprises!
• A second season of the anime is planned for 2013!

Peter Bagge (W/A)
On sale Jan 2
b&w, 96 pages
HC, 6″ x 9″
If you could relive major events in your life, would you take a stab at making things better—and would your best attempts only make things worse? Or would you use your second chance to put your most twisted, perverted fantasies in motion? These are questions washed up actor and comedian Guy Krause asks himself after he signs up to be the main research subject for a virtual reality experiment! This new hardcover graphic novel from Harvey Award-winning writer/artist Peter Bagge—creator of Hate and Apocalypse Nerd—collects the hilarious, offbeat Reset comic-book series in its entirety.
• Multiple Harvey Award-winner Peter Bagge!
Cowboys versus demons in the Wild West!

Paul Tobin (W), Scott Allie (W), Mark Finn (W), Mark Andreyko (W), Joe Casey (W), Jeremy Barlow (W), David Lapham (W), Joshua Williamson (W), Dave Land (W), Peter Doree (W), Wellington Alves (A), Ben Dewey (A), Tim Bradstreet (A), Robert Atkins (A), Pop Mhan (A), Tim Seeley (A), Tony Parker (A), Fabio Cobiaco (A), Patric Reynolds (A), M.S. Corley (A), Sean Phillips (A), Rebecca Buchman (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), Dave Stewart (C), Grant Goleash (C), Michelle Madsen (C), José Villarubia (C), Brian Miller (C), Dan Jackson, (C), and Gerald Parel (Cover)
On sale Jan 2
FC, 144 pages
TP, 7″ x 10″
From the mind of pulp titan Robert E. Howard comes a slew of thrilling tales of savage heroism and brutal adventure! This collection features larger-than-life Howard heroes like Dark Agnes, El Borak, the Sonora Kid, and, of course, Conan, and showcases some of today’s top creators like Sean Phillips, Tony Parker, Joe Casey, Paul Tobin, and many, many more! This trade paperback collects all the original material from Robert E. Howard’s Savage Sword #1 – #4, along with a cover and pin-up gallery.
• Over 140 pages of savagery!

Tom Taylor (W), Chris Scalf (A), and David Palumbo (Cover)
On sale Jan 23
FC, 96 pages
TP, 7″ x 10″
The news spreads from one end of the galaxy to the other like wildfire: Boba Fett, the galaxy’s most feared bounty hunter, is dead.
But members of the team that killed Fett are themselves being picked off one by one by a mysterious avenger, and Connor Freeman—the son of one of Jango Fett’s clones—gets drawn into the whodunit. Freeman is recruited against his will to find and safeguard a particular bounty hunter on a distant world with an unknown connection to Boba Fett . . . Collects Star Wars: Blood Ties—Boba Fett Is Dead #1–#4.
• Dead, but more dangerous than ever!

Frank King (W/A), V. T. Hamlin (W/A), Hal Foster (W/A), Fred Harman (W/A), George Herriman (W/A), Lyonel Feininger (W/A), Frank Godwin (W/A), Winsor McCay (W/A), Phil Nowlan (W), and Dick Calkins (A)
Available now
FC, 96 pages
Vol. 1, 22” x 16”
Available now
FC, 96 pages
Vol. 2, 22” x 16”
America’s greatest Sunday comics are presented at full size in The Sunday Funnies! Each volume is made up of three full-size newspaper sections with beautiful, high-quality reproductions of the original strips in full color—just as they appeared in the 1930s!
Featuring a mix of beloved classics, including Tarzan, Gasoline Alley, Buck Rogers, Alley Oop, Wee Willie Winkie’s World, and Krazy Kat, and seldom-seen treasures, like Bobby Make-Believe, Connie, Tales of the Jungle Imps, and Bronc Peeler, there’s something to surprise and delight even the most well-versed comics fan! The Sunday Funnies is the most authentic reprinting of these masterpieces ever and a vital addition to any comics collection!
• From comics masters Hal Foster, Frank King, Winsor McCay, George Herriman, Lyonel Feininger, and more!
• Rarely seen gems like King’s Bobby Make-Believe, McCay’s Tales of the Jungle Imps, Frank Godwin’s Connie, and Fred Harman’s Bronc Peeler!
• Reprinted at full size!

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