The Concrete; Marked Man; Blood; Finder: Third World; Mister Monster vs Oooak!; Xerxes; How Interesting: A Tiny Man; Murky World; Star Wars: Crimson Empire III; Snow Angel; wiki last edited by fesak on 05/31/14 10:30AM View full history

The legendary, premiere anthology is back! The 80-page spectacular, Dark Horse Presents returns with all-new stories by Neal Adams, Howard Chaykin, and Richard Corben; a new Concrete story by Paul Chadwick, a new Crimson Empire story from the Star Wars universe, and an exclusive sneak peek of Frank Miller’s highly-anticipated prequel to 300, Xerxes!

The celebration continues with a brand-new, all-color Finder story by Carla Speed McNeil, a prose piece from science fiction legend Harlan Ellison, the return of Michael T. Gilbert’s Mr. Monster, and much, much more!

List of covers and their creators:

CoverNameCreator(s)Sidebar Location
RegRegular CoverAlex Ross1
VarVariant CoverFrank Miller2
RIUltra Variant Cover (1:20)Paul Pope3

Note: Retailers had to order 20 copies total of the regular and variant issue and they could order one ultra-rare Paul Pope variant signed by one of the book's creators.

Story & Chapter Titles

  • Concrete: Intersection - "Love, Fear, Hate"
  • Marked Man - Chapter 1
  • Blood - Chapter 1
  • Finder: Third World - Chapter 1
  • Mr. Monster vs. Oooak!
  • Interview with Frank Miller
  • Xerxes - Sneak Peek
  • How Interesting: A Tiny Man*
  • Murky World - Chapter 1
  • Star Wars: Crimson Empire III - The Third Time Pays For All
  • Snow Angel
  • Aaaaaaaaaaah
  • Personality Quiz

*A short story written by Harlan Ellison that originally appeared in the February 2010 issue of Realms of Fantasy - a bi-monthly magazine dedicated to publishing the best in fantasy fiction, nonfiction, and artwork; published by Damnation Books.

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