New in Comics: Jericho Season 4 Begins!

By | August 7, 2012

A few choice selections from the comics due out August 8th:

Jericho Season 4 #1 (of 5) (Release Revised to Aug 15th)
IDW

Description: Overseen by the original writing staff of the television series, Jericho is back with a vengeance, with a whole new chapter of stories told in the show’s official continuity. If you are a fan of Jericho you cannot afford to miss this compelling all-new series!

In the tradition of nail-biting suspense and intrigue that fans of the show-and the comic-have come to expect and love, Jericho Season Four picks up where Season Three left off. Though Jake and Hawkins are happy to be back in Jericho, the challenges they face are daunting.

Not only are they fugitives in their own hometown, but they find themselves forced to play host to the newest member of the Jericho community-John Smith…a man who some know as a friend of the resistance, but who Jake and Hawkins know as the man behind the September Attacks.

Only they know his secret. And only they can stop him from committing another heinous act.

By: Kalinda Vazquez, Andrew Currie, The Sharp Brothers

New Crusaders Rise Of The Heroes #1
Archie Comics

Description: Red Circle Comics presents ‘Ashes to Ashes,’ Part One! Our world demands heroes, and a new generation must rise! Over a decade ago, the super hero team known as The Mighty Crusaders did the impossible: they won. Successful in their battle against evil and finding they’d made the world a better place, the heroes settled down to the small town of Red Circle to start families, unwind and take a much-deserved rest. When the quiet town is rocked by the return of the ultimate evil, the super hero residents are obliterated! It’s up to their heirs to fight for justice and crusade against evil. They are our last, best hope. They are The New Crusaders!

By: Ian Flynn, Ben Bates

Godzilla Half Century War #1 (of 5)
IDW

Description: Introducing a new and exciting look at Godzilla’s reign of destruction, courtesy of Orc Stain creator James Stokoe! The year is 1954 and Lieutnant Ota Murakami is on hand when Godzilla makes first landfall in Japan. Along with his pal Kentaro, Ota makes a desperate gamble to save lives… and in the process begins an obsession with the King of the Monsters that lasts fifty years! Don’t miss the first decade in a tale of a lifetime!

By: James Stokoe

Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith – Spiral #1
Dark Horse

Description: On a planet ruled by a tribe of Sith-marooned thousands of years ago and cut off from the galaxy-the throne holder is about to be challenged by a power-hungry Sith rebel from the slums . . . and a thwarted royal Sith princess! Their few shared interests set them on a quest together-but most certainly not as partners!

The saga of the lost tribe continues in comics, following the release of John Jackson Miller’s Lost Tribe of the Sith: The Collected Stories-in print from Del Rey Books!

* Debuts one month after John Jackson Miller’s Lost Tribe of the Sith prose novel from Del Rey Books!

* An all-Sith tale with heroes, antiheroes, and straight-up villains!

By: John Jackson Miller, Andrea Mutti, Pierluigi Baldassini, Michael Atiyeh, Paul Renaud

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