Image Comics Collected Editions November 2011 Solicitations

Image Comics has released their November 2011 Solicitations.
Looks like Image is getting ready for the holidays by offering a reissue of The Walking Dead Omnibus, The Complete Invincible Library Vol. 3 HC (aka Invincible Ultimate Collections Vol. 5-6) Collects Invincible #48-70, Elephantmen Vol. 0 HC (first issued in trade as War Toys), The complete run of Girls by the Luna Brothers, Morning Glories Deluxe Collection Vol. 1 HC by Nick Spencer collecting #1-12 for $39.99 and The Nightly News Anniversary Edition HC by Jonathan Hickman. If you have never read the Nightly News you owe to yourself to do so. In 2008 it was Nominated for Best Limited Series Eisner Award.

Let’s take a look at the other Collected Editions:

SHAKY KANE’S MONSTER TRUCK
story / art / cover SHAKY KANE
NOVEMBER 23
108 PAGES/ FC / LANDSCAPE / T+
$14.99
GET YOUR MOTOR ROLLING AND HEAD OUT ALONG COMIC BOOK ROUTE 666!
Taking it’s stylistic cues from the silver age of comics, this graphic road movie by comics legend SHAKY KANE, pans out over 50 continuous panels, taking the reader on a hallucinogenic journey into the very hinterland of popular culture. Deluxe, recolored, remastered second printing of the WISHBONE STUDIO cult classic.
“The world in a blender, all the tastiest parts shaken, rattled, and rolled into a Technicolor mind-warp!”
Matt Seneca, Death To The Universe.

50 GIRLS 50, VOL. 1: SHAKEDOWN TP
story DOUG MURRAY & FRANK CHO
art AXEL MEDELLIN
cover FRANK CHO
NOVEMBER 2
120 PAGES / FC / T+
$14.99
OLD SCHOOL SCI-FI EXPLORES THE WORLDS OF TOMORROW!
This complete edition of FRANK CHO (X-Men: Schism), DOUG MURRAY (The ‘Nam) & AXEL MEDELLIN’s (ELEPHANTMEN) contains all four issues of their space-faring epic featuring the galaxy-lost ESS Savannah’s search for home! If that’s not enough, it’s also packed with bonus pieces written by MURRAY further exploring the worlds of 50 GIRLS 50 and a gallery of art by both MEDELLIN and CHO!
Collects 50 GIRLS 50 #1-4

ELEPHANTMEN, VOL. 0 HC
story RICHARD STARKINGS
art MORITAT, BOO COOK, AXEL MEDELLIN & LADRÖNN
cover  BOO COOK
NOVEMBER 9
312 PAGES / FC / M
$34.99
Collecting the sold out WAR TOYS trade paperback, now in full color for the first time, and the sequel, ENEMY SPECIES, this highly anticipated ELEPHANTMEN, VOL. 0 is packed with extras, including MORITAT and BOO COOK sketchbooks and unseen work by LADRÖNN, MARIAN CHURCHLAND, MARLEY ZARCONE and a new prologue by AXEL MEDELLIN!
Collects ELEPHANTMEN: WAR TOYS, VOL. 1: NO SURRENDER; ELEPHANTMEN: YVETTE ONE SHOT and ELEPHANTMEN #34-35

FEARLESS, VOL. 1 TP
story MARK SABLE & DAVID ROTH
art & cover PJ HOLDEN
NOVEMBER 2
128 PAGES / FC / T
$14.99
From the creator of GRAVEYARD OF EMPIRES and GROUNDED comes the story of a literal man without fear.  The vigilante known as Fear is a bold, even reckless superhero.  He’s also a man paralyzed by a crippling anxiety disorder who needs an anti-fear drug to fight his war on crime.  Hell, he needs it just to get out of bed every day.  So what happens when his drug supply runs out?
Collects FEARLESS #1-4

GIRLS: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION TP
story JOSHUA LUNA
art & cover JONATHAN LUNA
NOVEMBER 16
608 PAGES / FC / M
$49.99
This edition collects the complete run of GIRLS by THE LUNA BROTHERS (THE SWORD, ULTRA). Experience the epic horror series about a small town that is invaded by beautiful, murderous, egg-laying clones.
Collects GIRLS #1-24

GLADSTONE’S SCHOOL FOR WORLD CONQUERORS, VOL. 1 TP
story MARK ANDREW SMITH
art / cover ARMAND VILLAVERT
NOVEMBER 19
144 PAGES / FC / E
$9.99
Welcome to Gladstone’s School for World Conquerors, a top-secret academy for the children of the world’s greatest super villains to learn the trade. Join us as Kid Nefarious, Mummy Girl, Martian Jones, Ghost Girl, and the infamous Skull brothers unearth the School’s and their parents’ hidden past.
Collects GLADSTONE’S SCHOOL FOR WORLD CONQUERORS #1-6

THE COMPLETE INVINCIBLE LIBRARY, VOL. 3 HC
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art RYAN OTTLEY & BILL CRABTREE
cover RYAN OTTLEY
NOVEMBER 23
688 PAGES / FC
$125.00
S&N EDITION LIMITED TO 150 COPIES $175.00
Collecting the INVINCIBLE ULTIMATE COLLECTION, VOL. 5-6 into one massive slip cased volume just in time for Christmas! Almost 700 pages of pure INVINCIBLE goodness. This is a can’t-miss for any INVINCIBLE fan and a perfect addition to any reinforced, sturdy bookshelf.
Collects INVINCIBLE #48-70

THE LI’L DEPRESSED BOY, VOL. 2 TP
story S. STEVEN STRUBLE
art / cover SINA GRACE
NOVEMBER 16
112 PAGES / FC / T
$12.99
“MOVIN’ RIGHT ALONG”
LDB has stumbled hard on his path to happiness. It’s easy for him to retreat back into his routines, and avoid the outside world. Thankfully, his friend Drew Blood notices his need for escape and takes him on a road trip to see a concert. Adventure awaits – along with peril and maybe closure?
Collects THE LI’L DEPRESSED BOY #5-8

THE MISSION TP
story JON HOEBER & ERICH HOEBER
art & cover WERTHER DELL’EDERA & ARIANNA FLOREAN
NOVEMBER 9
144 PAGES / FC
$14.99
Paul Haskell’s average suburban life is upended when a mysterious figure claiming to be an angel taps him as a foot-soldier in the hidden war between Good and Evil. As Paul descends into a dark disturbing world of covert missions and murder, he struggles to discern reality from illusion, good from evil, and sanity from madness.

MORNING GLORIES DELUXE COLLECTION, VOL. 1 HC
story NICK SPENCER
art JOE EISMA
cover RODIN ESQUEJO
NOVEMBER 30
336 PAGES / FC / M
$39.99
At last, an oversized hardcover of NICK SPENCER’s runaway hit series, MORNING GLORIES. This deluxe edition features every cover, plus sketches, character studies and other extras that no collector or fan of the series will want to be without.
See why critics everywhere have cited MORNING GLORIES as THE book of the year!
Collects MORNING GLORES #1-12

THE NIGHTLY NEWS ANNIVERSARY EDITION HC
story / art / cover JONATHAN HICKMAN
NOVEMBER 16
300 PAGES / HC / T+
$34.99
The five-year anniversary, over-sized, deluxe hardcover edition of THE NIGHTLY NEWS. Containing the Eisner-nominated original story, as well as the never before seen original scripts and sketches, a complete making of, the original pitch, and much more.
Collects THE NIGHTLY NEWS #1-6
“Jonathan Hickman’s The NIGHTLY NEWS is the industry vanguard… where the rest of comics will be a decade from now.” – Stuart Immonen
“This is what the future looks like. I have no idea where Jonathan Hickman is taking us, but it’s so clear he does.” – Brad Meltzer

REED GUNTHER, VOL. 1 TP
story SHANE HOUGHTON
art / cover CHRIS HOUGHTON
NOVEMBER 2
184 PAGES / FC / E
$14.99
Everyone’s favorite bear-riding cowboy gallops into his first collected edition! REED GUNTHER and his trusty grizzly bear steed bumble their way through the wild west fighting giant snakes, hoards of mole creatures, a resurrected John Henry zombie, freak show freaks, special government agents, and all sorts of wild monsters created by an ancient mysterious Idol! This colored collection of excitement, friendship, and adventure is fun for folks of all-ages!
Collects REED GUNTHER #1-5

SKULLKICKERS, VOL. 2: FIVE FUNERALS AND A BUCKET OF BLOOD TP
story JIM ZUBKAVICH
art & cover EDWIN HUANG & MISTY COATS
NOVEMBER 16
144 PAGES / FC / T – TEEN
$16.99
The second SKULLKICKERS adventure is a wondrous tornado of action-adventure: a den of thieves, a city of danger, nobility, stupidity, plant monsters, dinner parties and bloodthirsty faerie folk. Jump on board to see why Ain’t It Cool News says “Everyone who loves comics should buy SKULLKICKERS.”
Collects SKULLKICKERS #6-11

SUPER DINOSAUR, VOL. 1 TP
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover JASON HOWARD
NOVEMBER 23
128 PAGES / FC / E
$9.99
This is where it begins! The Evil Max Maximus wants to get to Inner-Earth! He wants the dinosaurs that live there! He wants the powerful DynOre mineral that originates there! SUPER DINOSAUR and DEREK DYNAMO are the only ones who can stop him! The fate of the world rests on the shoulders of a ten year-old kid and his best friend, a nine-foot tall Tyrannosaurus Rex who loves to play video games.
Collects SUPER DINOSAUR #1-5 and SUPER DINOSAUR ORIGIN SPECIAL #1

TOP COW: WE CREATE… HC
story TOP COW’S FINEST
art & cover TOP COW’S FINEST
NOVEMBER 30
224 PAGES / FC / T
OVER-SIZED
$34.99
THE PERFECT GIFT!
Over it’s almost 20-year history, Top Cow has established itself as both a legendary breeding ground for great artists, and a hot bed of creativity and new ideas. Celebrate the full library of Top Cow properties and characters with overviews, profiles, and insights in this deluxe hard cover reference guide. Collecting material previously found in the Top Cow Bible and Bible Addendum along with new entries and content, Top Cow: We Create… makes the perfect holiday gift for the diehard Top Cow fan in your life. Plus be the first to find out about what Top Cow has planned for the future with sneak peeks at upcoming concepts and properties!

THE WALKING DEAD OMNIBUS, VOL. 1 HC (NEW PRINTING)
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art TONY MOORE, CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
NOVEMBER 2
560 PAGES / BW / M
$100
BACK IN PRINT DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND!
This deluxe hardcover features the first 24 issues of the hit series along with the covers for the issues all in one massive, oversized slip-cased volume. Perfect for long time fans, new readers, and anyone needing a heavy object with which to fend off the Walking Dead.
Collects THE WALKING DEAD #1-24

WITCHBLADE: REDEMPTION, VOL. 4 TP 
story RON MARZ
art STJEPAN SEJIC
cover STJEPAN SEJIC
NOVEMBER 30
160 PAGES / FC / T
STANDARD SIZE
$19.99
END OF AN ERA!
Longtime scribe RON MARZ (ARTIFACTS, MAGDALENA) and artistic partner STJEPAN SEJIC (BROKEN TRINITY) conclude their critically acclaimed run on WITCHBLADE. In this volume, Sara Pezzini must defeat the ancient Babylonian goddess-queen Tiamat, who has returned after centuries with an ax to grind with the Witchblade bearer. Also in this volume, the over-sized landmark 150th issue of Witchblade where Internal Affairs closes in on Sara’s mystical secret, forcing her to choose between her role as Witchblade bearer and detective.
Collects WITCHBLADE #145-150

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