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Top Cow Solicitations For July 2009

cfhk001000covdone_choi_proofCyberforce/Hunter-Killer #1 (of 5)
(W) Mark Waid (A) Kenneth Rocafort (Cov) Rocafort, Mike Choi & Sonia Oback

Top Cow’s technology based teams collide in a critical crossover event that will have everyone talking this summer!
The Hunter-Killer team’s directive to hunt down and detain rogue Ultra-Sapiens brings them head to head with the Cyberforce team in a brutal showdown that leaves more than one member bleeding. But who is manipulating these two teams into conflict and to what end?
The team of writer and Hunter-Killer co-creator Mark Waid (Amazing Spider-Man, Irredeemable) and artist Kenneth Rocafort (Astonishing Tales, Madame Mirage) bring you a crossover filled with epic action, intrigue, lies, and betrayal. Featuring two connected covers by series artist Rocafort and a third variant cover by Mike Choi and Sonia Oback (Uncanny X-Men, X-Force).

Cover A – Kenneth Rocafort Hunter-Killer
Cover B – Kenneth Rocafort Cyberforce
Cover C – Mike Choi & Sonia Oback


Full Color 32 pages $2.99 limited series

Expected Ship Date – July 22nd, 2009



bers2cvrflatBerserker #2
(W) Rick Loverd (A) Jeremy Haun (Cov) Dale Keown, Jeremy Haun

The bone-crushing new series produced by Heroes star Milo Ventimiglia and DiVide Pictures continues this month!
Farris and Aaron, the two young men afflicted with uncontrollable powers fueled by anger, find out that their outbursts have deadly consequences. Meanwhile, agents of Midgard and Asgard move in to acquire both men for their own purposes. Farris and Aaron must each choose their own path, but do they really understand where the paths lead?
Featuring variant covers by series artist Jeremy Haun (Battle for the Cowl: Arkham) and Dale Keown (The Darkness/Pitt).

Cover A – Dale Keown

Cover B – Jeremy Haun

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 ongoing series

Expected Ship Date – July 29th, 2009





fusion003000covdone_proofFusion #3 (of 3)
Starring Cyberforce, Hunter-Killer, Avengers, & Thunderbolts
(W) Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning (A) Tyler Kirkham (Cov) Mike Choi & Sonia Oback

The mother of all Top Cow/Marvel concludes in July! The battle explodes deep inside Thunderbolt Mountain as a horrifying new villain emerges to threaten everyone!
Amidst an atmosphere of mistrust, the teams of Cyberforce, the Mighty Avengers, and Thunderbolts frantically struggle to contain the threat inadvertently created by Ellis of Hunter-Killer. The writing team of Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (Guardians of the Galaxy, War of Kings) and Top Cow favorite artist Tyler Kirkham (Ultimate Fantastic Four, Broken Trinity: Aftermath) bring you a perfect lead into this summer’s Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer event.

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 limited series

Expected Ship Date – July 15th, 2009


Dragon Prince #1-4 Reader Set
(W) Ron Marz (A) Lee Moder

Get all four issues of Top Cow’s first All Ages series in this convenient reader pack! Young Aaron has always struggled to fit in, but imagine his surprise when he discovers his real father is a dragon!

Full Color $7.99 Set (x 4 Comics)


impv2005coverchazImpaler #5
(W) William Harms (A) Matt Timson (Cov) Matt Timson

This fresh, new take on the vampire mythos from International Horror Guild-nominated writer William Harms continues!
Victor learns the price for his miraculous recovery – vampires can no longer kill him. Vlad demands Victor’s eternal servitude as payment. In Washington, D.C., Lt. George Wagner and his men take refuge at the top of the Washington Monument, but things take a turn for the worst when one of Wagner’s own turns on him.

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 ongoing series

Expected Ship Date – June 3rd, 2009


Witchblade #128
“War of the Witchblades” Part 3 (of 6)
(W) Ron Marz (A) Stjepan Sejic (Cov) Stjepan Sejic & Luke Ross

The momentous “War of the Witchblades” story arc continues!
Every war has casualties and the climactic battle in Witchblade #127 has left both Sara and Dani lying on the ground. Which one will rise to reunite the Witchblade? Or will the Witchblade choose a new bearer entirely to carry the mantle of The Balance?
Featuring a beautiful homage variant cover by Luke Ross (Captain America)!

Cover A – Stjepan Sejic
Cover B – Luke Ross

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 ongoing series

Expected Ship Date – July 8th, 2009


Witchblade #125 Emerald City Comic-Con Silvestri Variant Cover
(W) Ron Marz (A) Stjepan Sejic (Cov) Marc Silvestri

Don’t miss your chance to get Witchblade co-creator Marc Silvestri’s interpretation of “Dark Sara” previously available only at Emerald City Comic-Con! Quantities are limited, allocations may occur.

Full Color 40 pages $10.00 Convention Exclusive


aotc000covdone_marc_proofThe Art of Top Cow Hard Cover
(A) Marc Silvestri, Dale Keown, Michael Turner, David Finch, Joe Benitez, Stjepan Sejic, Eric Basaldua, and many, many more (Cov) Marc Silvestri & Steve Firchow

One of Top Cow’s lasting legacies in the comic world is the studio and Marc Silvestri’s impact on the face of comic art. Today’s top artist lists is filled with alumni of the famous Top Cow “Pit”. The Art of Top Cow is a gigantic collection that combines The Art of The Darkness, The Art of Witchblade and The Art of Marc Silvestri, plus select additional pieces drawn by some of the best artists to have graced the pages and covers of Top Cow titles. This is the definitive art collection for the ultimate art fan.
This over-sized 10” x 12” coffee table book will feature a beautiful dust cover with a unique poster printed on the inside of the dust cover.

Full Color 320 pages $49.99 hard cover

Expected Ship Date – July 22nd, 2009


tpb7Witchblade Vol. 7 Trade Paperback
(W) Ron Marz (A) Stjepan Sejic (Cov) Stjepan Sejic

The new era of Witchblade featuring the team of writer Ron Marz and artist Stjepan Sejic continues! The pair committed to staying on the title until at least issue #150 and their second complete arc together entitled “Crown Heights” is collected in this trade paperback. More importantly this storyline sets the stage and leads directly into “War of the Witchblades”.
Collects Witchblade #120-#124 plus an additional story previously featured in Top Cow’s 2008 Free Comic Book Day offering, a cover gallery featuring Stjepan Sejic, Matt Haley, Tyler Kirkham, and plenty of bonus materials.

Full Color 176 pages $14.99 trade paperback

Expected Ship Date – July 29th, 2009


Witchblade/Darkness/Angelus Trinity: Blood on the Sands Signed Edition
(W) Philip W. Smith (A) Sheldon Mitchell, Tom Grindberg, & Admira Wijaya (Cov) Stjepan Sejic

Get this limited edition signed by writer Philip W. Smith and artist Sheldon Mitchell. Quantities are limited, allocations may occur.

Full Color 32 pages $14.99 Signed Edition

Top Cow Items Shipping March 2009

Below are the March 2009 solicitations for Top Cow Productions. As per their vow, all regular edition comics are $2.99.

wb125_cov_a-and-bWitchblade #125
(W) Ron Marz (A) Stjepan Sejic (Cov) Chris Bachalo, Stjepan Sejic

One of the longest-running series in comics reaches a milestone: 125 issues and still going strong! There’s no better way to mark this occasion than with the start of the biggest Witchblade story arc ever!
For more than a year now, the Witchblade has been split between two bearers—NYPD Detective Sara Pezzini and dancer Danielle Baptiste—and they have coexisted peacefully. But that’s all about to end.
Beginning in this issue, the six-part “War of the Witchblades” arc will change Sara, Dani and the Witchblade forever. Sara has been Dani’s friend and mentor, but now she becomes her bitter enemy. By the end of the storyline, only ONE bearer will remain.
The critically acclaimed team of writer Ron Marz and artist Stjepan Sejic is joined by cover artist Chris Bachalo (Uncanny X-Men, Amazing Spider-Man), who contributes a two-part cover of Sara and Dani.

Cover A – Chris Bachalo
Cover B – Chris Bachalo
Cover C – Stjepan Sejic

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 ongoing series

black-vault_1_covBlack Vault #1
(W) B. Clay Moore (A) Nelson Blake II (Cov) Jeremy Haun

From Kickstart Productions (“Wanted” movie); B. Clay Moore, the creator and writer of the critically acclaimed Hawaiian Dick; and brilliant new talent Nelson Blake II (Broken Trinity: Witchblade, Orphan) comes a gripping tale of torture, terror and the threat of nuclear annihilation…set in deep space.
When the astronauts aboard the International Space Station help install a state-of-the-art weather observation satellite, everything seems perfectly routine…until the screaming begins. Now it’s up to the ISS crew to face down the threat, and the stakes are higher than they could ever imagine.

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 ongoing series

dk076_cov_b-not-final-artThe Darkness #76
(W) Phil Hester (A) Michael Broussard (Cov) Frazer Irving, Josh Medors

Jackie’s face-off against his deadliest foe yet continues as the Legacy numbering of The Darkness goes into full effect, taking into account every issue ever published, regardless of volume.
The Sovereign’s bloody mission for Jackie has finally driven him to despair. Broken and lost, Jackie falls for an otherworldly seductress who seeks to exact a centuries-old curse against The Darkness. Plus, who is The Foreigner and how does his connection to The Darkness predate Jackie Estacado’s?

Cover A – Frazer Irving
Cover B – Josh Medors

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 ongoing series

dkv3003_cov_nyccThe Darkness Vol. 3 #3 2008 NYCC Variant Cover Edition Signed
(W) Phil Hester (A) Michael Broussard, Dale Keown (Cov) Michael Broussard

Get it while it’s still available! This exclusive variant cover from the 2008 New York Comic-Con is soon to run out. Signed by cover and series artist Broussard.

Full Color 32 pages $14.99 convention exclusive

The Darkness #71-74 Cover Set
(W) Phil Hester (A) Jorge Lucas (Cov) Jorge Lucas, Stjepan Sejic, Matt Timson, Frazer Irving

Previously known as The Darkness Vol. 3 issues #7-10, get all seven covers for these soon-to-be collectibles at a fraction of the cost!

Full Color 32 pages each $16.99 Comic Set (x 7)

impaler_3_covImpaler #3
(W) William Harms (A) Matt Timson (Cov) Matt Timson

Vampires are overwhelming America, state by state, and the only chance of survival lies at the hands of an ancient hero!
Lt. George Wagner arrives in Washington, D.C., hoping to find reinforcements. Instead, he discovers the nation’s capital has been abandoned, its citizens headed west, away from the approaching vampires. In New Jersey, Victor and Vlad are attacked by the unlikeliest of enemies – Vlad’s brother, Mircea, who was long thought dead but is out for revenge!

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 ongoing series

impv2001_cov_bImpaler #1 Cover Variant Signed
(W) William Harms (A) Matt Timson (Cov) Sheldon Mitchell

Get this alternate cover of the new series signed by writer William Harms and cover artist Sheldon Mitchell before it’s too late!

Full Color 32 pages $10.99 signed exclusive

rising-stars-compendium-not-final-artRising Stars Compendium Softcover
(W) J. Michael Straczynski, Fiona Avery (A) Brent Anderson, Keu Cha, David Finch, Karl Moline

Now available in softcover!
When Rising Stars first debuted in 1999, people hailed its fresh take on the superhero mythos, grounding the fantastic in reality. The groundbreaking series by acclaimed writer J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5, Thor) spawned three spin-off mini-series and has influenced successful TV shows like The 4400 and Heroes.
Now, every issue of Rising Stars, from the #0 to the last issue of the last mini-series, is collected into one comprehensive softcover.
This edition includes Rising Stars #1-24, #0 issue, #½ issue, Prelude issue, Rising Stars: Bright, Rising Stars: Voices of the Dead and Rising Stars: Untouchable.

Full Color 1,008 pages $59.99 softcover

blood-legacy-3-novel-not-final-artBlood Legacy: Heir to the Throne (Novel 3)

(W) Kerri Hawkins

In this third installment of the Blood Legacy novel series by author Kerri Hawkins (The Darkness novels), the story of Ryan Alexander continues. Heir-apparent to those that inspired the legend of the vampire, Ryan is a woman who possesses all of the mythical creature’s abilities and none of its weaknesses. Surrounded by ancient beings who seek to dominate her by force or seduction, Ryan has become the most powerful of her Kind.
But just as she begins to solidify her power, old and new enemies appear, challenging not only her supremacy, but her conception of all that she is. Once thought immortal, she is confronted with the previously unimaginable: defeat, destruction…and death.

B/W 160 pages $6.99 novel

freshmen-summer_cov_3Freshmen: Summer Vacation Special Sheldon Mitchell Paradise Comics Variant
(W) Hugh Sterbakov (A) Sheldon Mitchell (Cov) Sheldon Mitchell

Get the limited, exclusive cover of this oversized one-shot for the series co-created by star Seth Green!

Full Color 48 pages $10.00 exclusive variant