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Image Comics Sneak Peeks for 4/16/08

Here's this week's batch of what the fine folks at Image Comics are bringing to us.

NIXON’S PALS OGN
story JOE CASEY
art & cover CHRIS BURNHAM

What’s worse than being a super-villain in Los Angeles County? Being their parole officer, of course! Meet Nixon Cooper and his colorful cast of parolees at large, hanging on by their fingernails in the morally ambiguous underbelly of L.A. But who’s got it worse -- the criminals who’re struggling (and often failing) to live the straight life? Or Nixon himself, struggling to keep up with all of them? And who the hell is sleeping with Nixon’s wife?! A crime story like you’ve never seen before! Loaded with extra features!

AN ORIGINAL, SUPER-POWERED CRIME NOVEL! ELMORE LEONARD MEETS JACK KIRBY!

120 PAGES • BW • $12.99

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES


’76 #3 (of 8)
story B. CLAY MOORE & SETH PECK
art ED TADEM & TIGH WALKER
cover ED TADEM

Jackie Karma and Marcus King deal with kung fu team the Sabaki Boys in the New York City streets, while Bobby Howler tracks a new menace across town, and we meet private eye Sam(antha) Jones. In “Cool”, Pete and Leon are tracked by a crazed ex-pornstar turned hit man, and the mob takes an interest.

32 PAGES • BW • $2.99

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES


NOBLE CAUSES ARCHIVES, VOL. 1 TPB
story JAY FAERBER
art VARIOUS
cover FRAN BUENO

The earliest adventures of the world-famous Noble family are collected for the first time in one volume! Normal girl Liz Donnelly marries super-hero Race Noble and gets a firsthand look at the inner workings of the celebrity super-heroes. Behind the glamour and wonder lie dark secrets, ruthless ambition and twisted desires.

Collects NOBLE CAUSES FIRST IMPRESSIONS, NOBLE CAUSES #1-4, NOBLE CAUSES: FAMILY SECRETS #1-4, NOBLE CAUSES: DISTANT RELATIVES #1-4, and the NOBLE CAUSES ongoing series #1-12.

598 PAGES • BW • $19.99


STRANGE GIRL, VOL. 4: GOLDEN LIGHTS TP
story RICK REMENDER
art & cover PETER BERGTING

With the fate of all existence on the line, Bethany must look deep into her heart and choose between her ideology and eternal reward. Everyone gets his or her heart’s desire… and everyone dies. RICK REMENDER's critically applauded series comes to its heart-wrenching conclusion illustrated masterfully by Swedish artist Peter Bergting.

96 PAGES • FC • $13.99


THE SWORD #7
story JOSHUA LUNA
art & cover JONATHAN LUNA

Dara Brighton has discovered more information about the three powerful strangers who murdered her family. Armed with this knowledge and the sword, her first order of business is to find the man who murdered her sister and make him pay.

32 PAGES • FC • $2.99

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES


WONDERLOST BOOK TWO
story C.B. CEBULSKI, art MIKE OEMING, SKOTTIE YOUNG & MORE, cover STEVE McNIVEN

C.B. CEBULSKI returns for the second volume of his autobiographical anthology taking us back to his youth for another round of adventures you have to see to believe. This second issue walks us through a series of teenage trials and tribulations as C.B. tries to "round the bases" and attain certain "goals" he set for himself growing up. Told in the same open and honest style as the highly-praised first issue, these slice-of-life tales are sure to take readers back to the more carefree times of their own youths.

64 PAGES • BW • $5.99


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