A few choice selections from the comics due out April 10th (Note that the release dates are tentative on some of these titles):
Dark Shadows Year One #1
Description: The origin of Dark Shadows, finally revealed! How did Barnabas Collins become a bloodthirsty vampire? What tragedies befell the Collins family through the generations? All it took was one night of weakness, and Barnabas cursed his family — and himself — forever!
The twisted tale of one of pop culture’s most iconic and enduring vampires begins here!
By: Marc Andreyko, Guiu Vilanova, Patrick Berkenkotter
Colonized #1 (of 4)
Description: Part 1: ‘Minutemen in Black’
In this all-new miniseries, a spaceship crashes into a separatist camp and manages to reanimate the dead as well! It’s aliens vs. zombies vs. militiamen in a carnage-filled tale from the co-creator of Zombies vs Robots! And if that ain’t enough, covers for this series will be by acclaimed Cerebus creator, Dave Sim!
By: Chris Ryall, Drew Moss, Dave Sim
Tales Of Fear #1
Description: First issue! Six horror tales that push the boundaries of good taste, modernized for today’s comic readers in a realistic, new style by Xeric-awarded author and illustrator Gary Scott Beatty! Film producers agree the zombie apocalypse was a good thing for their industry. Then, giants relax fishing, and their bait is not worms. Read ‘TXT’ if you were ever annoyed by texting, corporations – or both. Plus three more stories! All tales complete in this issue!
By: Gary Scott Beatty
G.I. Joe Cobra Files #1
Description: A SNAKE IN THEIR MIDST!
Her name is CHAMELEON-and she used to be a COBRA agent. Now she’s made her way into the G.I. JOE team-the honest way. But even with the best of intentions, does she have what it takes to fight on the side of the angels? FLINT thinks she does, and he’s willing to gamble the lives of this teammates on her. . . Unfortunately, with the Crimson Twin called TOMAX pulling the strings, no bet is a sure thing.
By: Mike Costa, Antonio Fuso