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Highlights from October Previews – Dark Horse

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Sugarshock

Joss Whedon’s Sugarshock is getting a one-shot. Originally in MySpace Dark Horse Present, the Eisner award winning story is available October 21. $3.50. http://www.myspace.com/darkhorsepresents

Abe Sabien

This one-shot about the BPRD agent looks interesting enough but the cover by Dave Johnson does not look like Abe Sabien at all. Available October 28. $3.50

Conan The Cimmerian #15

Crom! This story takes place 10,000 years before Conan is around. Creepy looking cover art. Available 21. $2.99

Rapture #5

Society collapses, people with superpowers are fighting evil. The cover is a pretty sweet homage to John and Yoko. This six issue miniseries is written by Michael Avon Oeming, the artist of Powers. There is an alternate cover by Matt Wagner. Available October 28. $2.99

The Escapists

Based on the characters created in Michael Chabon’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (which I demand you read if you haven’t). Brian K. Vaughn and Michael Chabon pen this reprinted in softcover tales. The biggest complaint I always had was that these stories were too expensive. Dark Horse apparently listened to myself and other people bitching! Available December 2. $14.95

Casper The Friendly Ghost 60th Anniversary

Dark Horse reprints a few rare Golden Age Casper stories. The cover has Casper in tears because he has failed Ghost Finishing School. Looks cute. Available November 25. $9.95

Hellboy

Four Hellboy tales are available this month: Abe Sabien one shot, Hellboy: The Wild Hunt #7 (of 8), BPRD: 1947 #4 (of 5) and Witchfinder: In The Service of Angels #4 (of 5). Hellboy trade paperbacks volumes 6 – 8 still available. All $2.99. Hellboy and BRPD available October 14. Witchfinder available October 7. Abe Sabien available October 28.

Beasts of Burden #2

This four issue miniseries written by Evan Dorkin with art by Jill Thompson has puppies solving mysteries. Looks adorable! Available October 21. $2.99

Star Wars

There are four Star Wars titles available this month. Star Wars Invasion #0, available October 14 $3.50. Star Wars Invasion #4 (of 5) available October 7 $2.99. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic #46 available October 21 $2.99. Star Wars: Legacy #41 available October 28 $2.99. Also offered: Star Wars Legacy trade paperback volume 7. Available December 9. $17.95.

Note: Dark Horse is offering more books this month, I just did the highlight reel. Happy reading!

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