Image has released their October 2011 Solicitations. Among the many great books are a few notable collected editions:
THE WALKING DEAD BOOK 7 HC
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD
304PAGES / BW / M
Rick and his group learn the dangers of living behind the safety of theCommunity walls, and much worse: what happens when those walls give way to those outside. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #73-84
THE WALKING DEAD SURVIVOR’S GUIDE TP
story TIM DANIEL & ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
112 PAGES / FC / M
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the cast of The Walking Dead. TheSurvivor’s Guide is a handy checklist of all the characters who have appeared in the series thus far, alive or dead. This series isa can’t-miss supplement to the hit comic book series that is now a hit TV series on AMC!
DOC BIZARRE, M.D.HC
story JOE CASEY
art / color ANDY SURIANO
72 PAGES/ FC / T+
From monsters crippled with pneumonia or demons suffering from incontinence, only one manclaims to possess the skills and the training to cure what ails them…DOC BIZARRE, M.D.! He’ll make globe hopping house calls for sick creepers, medically challenged myths and ghouls at death’s door!It’s over-the-top, comedic horror from JOE CASEY and ANDY SURIANO! DON’T MISS THIS ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL – JUST IN TIME FOR HALLOWEEN!
ARTIFACTS,VOL. 3 TP
story RON MARZ
art JEREMY HAUN & DALE KEOWN
cover DALE KEOWN
160 PAGES / FC / T+
THE EPIC CONCLUSION!
Over a year in the making, the final act of Top Cow’s landmark ARTIFACTS is finally collected. The mysterious Survivor has been revealed and his plan exposed, but with the Artifact bearers evenly split is it possible for anyone to truly triumph? And what role will the deadlyThirteenth Bearer play in the final battle? RON MARZ (WITCHBLADE, MAGDALENA) and artists JEREMY HAUN (DetectiveComics)and DALE KEOWN (THE DARKNESS/PITT)take the entire Top Cow Universe to the brink of destruction and beyond! Collects ARTIFACTS #9-13
LAST MORTAL HC
story JOHN MAHONEY & FILIP SABLIK
art & cover THOMAS NACHLIK
160 PAGES / B&W / M
REVENGE NEVER DIES!
Alec King is a small time thief & con man who has always run away from responsibility. When he and his partner get in over their heads after being blackmailed into becoming hitmen and his partner is killed in the process, Alec tries to escape one last time. Alec attempts to take his own life, only to discover he cannot die. What would you do if you had nowhere left to run? Collecting the hard-hitting noir tale of revenge from Minotaur Press, this hardcover not only offers the complete series, but a wealth of behind-the-scenes bonus material including a complete cover gallery,character designs, and a look at the development of Last Mortal. Collects LAST MORTAL #1-4.
MICE TEMPLAR, VOL. 3 HC
story BRYAN J.L. GLASS & MICHAEL AVON OEMING
art MICHAEL AVON OEMING & VICTOR SANTOS
cover MICHAEL AVON OEMING
250 PAGES / FC / T
“A MIDWINTER NIGHT’S DREAM”
Karic was the prophesied “Chosen One,” yet now all the Dark Lands will suffer for his audacious actions against King Icarus and the snake god of the druids. Winter has come to the Shadow Time. TheDruid High Priest claims the vacant throne and unleashes a wave of tyranny. Civil war looms between rats and weasels. The legend of “Karic Lives” sparks open rebellion. While the hero Karic lies in a feverish coma, unable to wake: yet his dreams are a portal to the Outer Darkness, where the accursed evil of Donas the Nathair lays claim to Karic’s very soul. The two-time Harvey Award-winning series continues, from the acclaimed writer of THOR: FIRST THUNDER and the co-creator of POWERS and TAKIO!
NIGHTMARE WORLD, VOL. 3: DEMON DAYSTP
story DIRK MANNING
cover KRISTEN PERRY
128 PAGES / FC / T+
The Armageddon is over and The Devil has won. In this latest collection of stories culled from the hit Shadowline Web comic series, learn how the previous NIGHTMARE WORLD tales of Irish fairy-folk, vengeful zombie killers, alien ultra-heroes, Cthulhu and more combine with these 13 new tales of terror to reveal Lucifer’s sinister plan to control Creation,revealing the haunted underbelly of a monstrous world all too similar to our own in the chilling tradition of “Tales from the Crypt”and “The Twilight Zone.” Includes an introduction by GARY (Deadworld)REED, re-mastered art, a bonus prose story and more!
SCIENCE DOG OVERSIZED HC
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art CORY WALKER
cover CORY WALKER & CHRIS CHUCKRY
64 PAGES / FC / T
From the pages of Invincible comes a Science Dog odyssey no fan should miss! Spanning time and space, watch Science Dog fight fire with fire, evil with science!
WHO IS JAKE ELLIS?, VOL. 1, TP
story NATHAN EDMONDSON
art & cover TONCI ZONJIC
136 PAGES / FC / T+
The multiple-sellout miniseries Newsarama calls “a modern noir package that is not to be missed” and MTV “couldn’t put down.” Jon Moore is a mercenary spy on the run, protected only by Jake Ellis, a man invisible to everyone except Jon. Collects WHO IS JAKE ELLIS? 1-5.