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Image Sneak Peeks: Wed, May 18th!

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Whoa, did I forget comics come out today? MAYBE. Here are all the sneak peeks at what Image will be pushing out this week at your local comic book store! We hope you enjoy and pick up some comics based off what you see here! Our recommend for this week is The Last Mortal #1 We’d love to hear what you think or if you want to talk about what you’re reading with other comic fans check out the special comic section of our forum!

Drums #1 (of 4)

Writer: El Torres
Artist: Abe Hernando, Kwaichang Kraneo
Pages: 32
Price: $2.99

In our world there exists an ancient religion with many names and many disguises: Candomble, Palo Mayombe, Santeria… Voodoo. FBI agent Martin Irons is sent to investigate the sudden deaths of an entire gathering of followers at a ceremony, an assignment horrible enough before one of the mangled corpses rises and leads him on a sinister path. A new horror story with possesions, santeros, zombies… all set to the thunderous boom of drums!

Science Dog Special #2

Writer: Robert Kirkman
Artist: Cory Walker
Price: $3.50

Collecting the never before reprinted Science Dog back-up story from INVINCIBLE #75, as well as the ALL-NEW full-length, never-before-seen conclusion of the story!

Super Dinosaur: Origin Special #1

Writer: Robert Kirkman
Artist: Jason Howard
Price: $3.99
Super Dinosaur is finally here! In this standalone origin special you will learn everything there is to know about Derek Dynamo’s best friend, Super Dinosaur! Where did he come from? How did he avoid extinction? What is Inner-Earth? And what the heck is DynOre and why is it so dangerous? All this and more will be revealed

The Darkness: Four Horsemen #4 (of 4)

Writer: David Hine
Artist: Jeff Wamester
Pages: 32
Price: $2.99

Even as The Darkness itself moves against its rebellious host, Jackie Estacado, he realizes that there is another entity marshaling forces against him. Who is the skeleton in Jackie’s closet that has come back seeking revenge and possibly control of The Darkness? Find out in this issue!

Witchblade #144

Writer: Ron Marz
Artist: Stjepan Sejic
Pages: 32
Price: $2.99
”TIAMAT,” Part Two

In modern day New York, the ancient Babylonian goddess Tiamat seeks vengeance upon current Witchblade bearer, Sara Pezzini, to settle an ancient score. With the weight of recent events bearing down on her, can Sara possibly stave off a power older than civilization itself? Join longtime writer RON MARZ (ARTIFACTS, MAGDALENA) and collaborator STJEPAN SEJIC (BROKEN TRINITY, ANGELUS) as they charge towards the landmark issue #150!

The Li’l Depressed Boy #4

Writer: Steven Struble
Artist: Sina Grace
Pages: 32
Price: $2.99

After birthdays, concerts, bowling and house parties, The Li’l Depressed Boy feels closer to his dream girl more than ever before. In this issue: A new friend, some fried rice, and a kiss.

The Last Mortal #1

Writer: John Mahoney Filip Sablik
Artist: Thomas Nachlik
Pages: 32
Price: $3.99
Alec King is a born loser. A small time criminal who has never succeeded at anything in life and whose fear of failure has crippled him. When his only friend, Brian, the brains and charm of their two-man operation, convinces Alec to help him with a hit contract on a mayoral candidate his life unravels to rock bottom. But sometimes we need to hit rock bottom to begin the climb towards a better day…

Zero JM Ken Niimura Illustrations

Artist: Ken Niimura
Pages: 96
Price: $12.99
Image Comics is proud to present a collection of whimsical, colorful illustrations by JM Ken Niimura. The esteemed artist’s gestural, emotionally affective work with writer Joe Kelly on the critically acclaimed miniseries I KILL GIANTS helped ensure that book was nominated for an Eisner award in 2009, won IGN’s Best Indy Book of 2008, and was listed as one of the Top 10 YA Library Association picks of 2010. Niimura’s work did not start nor stop with I KILL GIANTS, though.
Prior to his collaboration with Kelly, Niimura worked on a variety of international titles, including UNDERGROUND LOVE, CLOCKWORLD, VACIO ABSOLUTO, and OSTRAS JUALAS.

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