New in Comics: Keith Giffen Brings Back He-Man and the Masters of the Univers

By | April 16, 2013

A few choice selections from the comics due out April 17th (Note that the release dates are tentative on some of these titles):

He Man And The Masters Of The Universe #1

Description: First exciting issue of the new, ongoing adventures of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe!

While the Masters of the Universe mourn the loss of a fallen friend, Hordak infiltrates Eternia!

Featuring the return of She-Ra! Now known as Despara, the most lethal weapon in Hordak’s army, she returns to Eternia as He-Man’s newest enemy!

By: Keith Giffen, Pop Mhan, Ed Benes

House of Gold & Bones #1
Dark Horse

Description: Trapped in an alternate reality, the Human must make his way to the House of Gold & Bones as he is chased by a crazed mob, and taunted by mysterious ally, Allen. What the Human discovers on his journey will be his salvation . . . or his destruction

Stone Sour and Slipknot’s Corey Taylor turns nightmare to reality!

* Inspired by the Stone Sour album House of Gold & Bones.

* Cover art by Jason Shawn Alexander.

By: Corey Taylor, Richard Clark, Dan Jackson, Jason Shawn Alexander

Jirni #1 (of 5)
Aspen Mlt Inc

Description: Take an incredible JIRNI with Aspen’s newest ’10 for 10″ series debut! Discover a whole new world of adventure! Trekking through a violent and dangerous frontier of savage barbarians, devious thieves, and wild creatures, a warrior-princess named Ara searches for her mother, who was stolen away from her kingdom by a mysterious sorcerer with the help of his powerful D’jinn. What great and terrible secrets await her in the distant horizon? Prepare to experience an epic tale of fantasy and wonder without boundaries. This is Ara’s quest. This is Ara’s destiny. This is Ara’s – JIRNI. After years of preparation, creator JT Krul is ready to take you on a JIRNI unlike any other! Accompanied by the incredible talents of artist Paolo Pantalena and colorist Brett Smith, prepare yourself for the ride of a lifetime and the premiere of 2013’s newest hit series!

By: J. T. Krul, Paolo Pantalena

Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #1
Dark Horse

Description: Eight assassins hired to murder Darth Vader-eight assassins dead. Now the man who enlisted them seeks a ninth assassin. The price? A cost higher than all the credits in his bottomless coffers. But when it comes to avenging his son, no sacrifice is too great to acquire the one man who can kill the Dark Lord of the Sith . . .

The Hunt for Darth Vader is on!

* All-new series starring Darth Vader!

* Tim Siedell (@badbanana) has one of Time’s 140 Best Twitter Feeds!

By: Tim Siedell, Stephen Thompson, Mark Irwin, Michael Atiyeh, Ariel Olivetti

Neozoic Traders Gambit #1 (of 4)
Red 5 Comics

Description: The long-awaited return to the world where dinosaurs and humans live side-by-side! While the Predator Defense League oversees the rebuilding of the city, Lilli and Petra get considerably more than babysitting duty trying to protect a caravan from the giant lizards in the wild.

By: Paul Ens, J. Korim

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