New in Comics: Jericho Season 4 #4 (Maybe), Locke & Key Alpha #1, and More

By | August 28, 2013
A few choice selections from the comics due out August 28th (Note that the release dates are tentative on some of these titles):

Jericho Season 4 #4 (of 5)
IDW
Note that the release date on this is very tentative

Description: Jake continues to be weary of John Smith’s motives and gets hold of Smith’s prized possession ‘the precipice.’ Jake will use this tool to uncover some new secrets about Smith’s story and unravel his deeper ambitions. Meanwhile, imprisoned Hawkins ultimate plan to get the A.S.A leadership more invested in Jericho backfires as Adam Palmer, the A.S.A. Mole, becomes Beck’s newly minted right-hand man.

Ships randomly with one of two covers. Cover B Shown.

By: Kalinda Vazquez, Andrew Currie

Locke & Key Alpha #1 (of 2)
IDW

Description: “Omega and Alpha,” part 1

In the second-to-the-last issue of Locke & Key, the damned and the saved alike will make their final stand in the Drowning Cave, in a clash of blood and fire. The shadows have never been darker and the end has never been closer. Turn the key and open the last door; it’s time to say goodbye.

By: Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez

American Vampire Anthology #1
DC Comics

Description: You are cordially invited to a party-to die for! This special features eight amazing stories set in the world of American Vampire, with ‘lost tales,’ new characters and old favorites.

Don’t miss these stories brought to you by series creators Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque, as well as other awesome comics talent like Becky Cloonan (BATMAN), Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon (DAYTRIPPER), Jeff Lemire (SWEET TOOTH), Greg Rucka (The Punisher, BATWOMAN), Gail Simone (BATGIRL) and many more!

By: Scott Snyder, Becky Cloonan, Rafael Albuquerque


Itty Bitty Hellboy #1

Dark Horse

Description: A ghost named Rasputin has been spotted! And Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. are going to find out what he’s up to.

Who is Hellboy anyway? Why does he have such a big hand and what is it used for? Who’s weirder, him or his friends? What is the B.P.R.D.? And what does chicken soup have to do with all of it? This and more answered in the debut issue, where BIG things happen to itty bitty Hellboy!

* The creators of Tiny Titans, Superman Family Adventures, and Aw Yeah Comics comes to Dark Horse!

* A new kids’ comic with Mike Mignola’s characters reimagined by Art Baltazar and Franco!

By: Art Baltazar, Franco


DC vs. Masters Of The Universe #1 (of 6)

DC Comics

Description: After narrowly escaping his last battle with He-Man, Skeletor has fled to the most unexpected realm to recover: EARTH! Once there, he sets a plan in motion to siphon off Earth’s core magic. Forging an unlikely hunting party, He-Man and company go in search of Skeletor. Finding themselves at odds with the heroes of the DC Universe, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe must find a way to stop Skeletor and his mysterious new master!

This debut issue features two covers by Ed Benes, both available for ordering: one featuring the heroes of the DC Universe, and the other featuring The Masters of the Universe!

By: Keith Giffen, Dexter Soy, Ed Benes

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