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Top Cow January Solicitations

Posted by Sarah LeBoeuf On October - 22 - 2008

January may seem far away right now, but the new year will be here before you know it, and that brings a whole lot of new comics. Hit the jump to see what Top Cow is bringing to the table in the first month of 2009. Click any image to view it in Expand-O-Scope.

Velocity #1
(W) Joe Casey    (A) ChrisCross    (Cov) ChrisCross, Kenneth Rocafort

Another Pilot Season winner gets its “series premiere.” Cyberforce’s resident speedster, Velocity, gets her own solo series because you voted for it!

Even with her super-speed, it seems the past still has its way of catching up with Carin Taylor. When a certain blue-skinned mogul reappears in her life to make her an offer she shouldn’t refuse, Velocity discovers that saying no can get her killed!

Featuring spectacular art by ChrisCross (Captain Marvel, Firestorm) and a stunning variant cover by Kenneth Rocafort (Madame Mirage).

Cover A – ChrisCross and Snakebite
Cover B – Kenneth Rocafort

Full Color        32 pages        $2.99      ongoing series


Impaler #2
(W) William Harms    (A) Matt Timson    (Cov) Matt Timson

The massive vampire army, numbering in the millions, pushes west, out of New York and into Pennsylvania. Desperate to hold the line against the undead horrors, Lt. George Wagner leads a team of soldiers in the defense of Philadelphia. And back in New York, Victor is healed by the most potent medicine of all – Vlad’s blood.

Full Color        32 pages        $2.99      ongoing series


Starfall Poster
(ART BY) Randy Queen

Randy Queen’s newest heroine is making her way to Top Cow in 2009 so steel yourselves for her arrival with this magnificent, giant poster.

Full Color    24”x36”    $7.99        Poster


Cyblade #4
(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov    (A) Rick Mays         (Cov) Rick Mays

The table is set for the final showdown between Cyblade and Cyberdata. Dominique must face her toughest foe yet, in the form of RIPCLAW! More than just her life hangs in the balance, as she must decide between her freedom and the lives of all those tortured by Cyberdata.

Full Color        32 pages        $2.99      ongoing series


Cyblade #1 Kenneth Rocafort Baltimore Comic-Con Variant
(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov     (A) Rick Mays        (Cov) Kenneth Rocafort

This stunning portrait by Rocafort (Madame Mirage) is a must-have collectible, available in limited supply.

Full Color    32 pages    $10.00    convention exclusive

Pilot Season Winners Pack
(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov, Joe Casey, Marc Bernardin, Adam Freeman, Troy Hickman
(A) Rick Mays, Kevin Maguire, Afua Richardson, Reza         (Cov) Rick Mays, Kevin Maguire, Afua Richardson, Hendry Prasetyo

The first two years of Pilot Season have produced four winners: Cyblade and Velocity from 2007 and Genius and Twilight Guardian in 2008. Missed out on what everyone else thought was worth voting for? Here’s your chance in this discounted pack of all four issues!

Full Color    32 pages each    $6.99        Comic Set (x 4)


Witchblade #124
(W) Ron Marz        (A) Stjepan Sejic    (Cov) Stjepan Sejic

Witchblade wielders Sara Pezzini and Dani Baptiste find themselves at odds over the fate of a girl Dani has taken on as a dance student. Could this be the end of their friendship and perhaps the start of something far more deadly? This issue sets the stage for a storyline that will change Sara, Dani and the Witchblade forever!

Full Color    32 pages    $2.99      ongoing series


Dragon Prince #1 David Finch B/W Lone Star Comics Variant
(W) Ron Marz     (A) Lee Moder        (Cov) David Finch

An exclusive convention cover by the inimitable David Finch in pristine black and white.

Full Color    32 pages    $10.00    convention exclusive


Witchblade “Ring in the New Year” Pack
(W) Various        (A) Various        (Cov) Various

To celebrate the new year, here’s a random assortment of 10 past issues of Witchblade, offered at an unbeatable price. Sets are limited!

Full Color    32 pages each    $9.99        Comic Set (x 10)


The Darkness #10/74
(W) Phil Hester    (A) Michael Broussard    (Cov) Dale Keown, Frazer Irving

To reclaim his soul from the demonic Sovereign, Jackie must defeat his last champion – a trailer park meth lord who happens to be immortal. Cut off from his full power, Jackie travels to the dark underbelly of the American heartland to execute a man who cannot die. Black Teeth continues the startling “Crooked” storyline and sets up the game-changing events that will alter The Darkness forever.
Artist Michael Broussard returns as we count down to the 75th issue overall of The Darkness!

Cover A – Dale Keown
Cover B – Frazer Irving

Full Color        32 pages        $2.99      ongoing series


Broken Trinity #2 Marc Silvestri Baltimore Comic-Con Variant
(W) Ron Marz     (A) Stjepan Sejic, Phil Hester    (Cov) Marc Silvestri

An iconic image of the Top Cow Trinity drawn by the artist who had a hand in all of their creation.

Full Color    32 pages    $10.00    convention exclusive


Midnight Nation Oversized Deluxe Hardcover
(W) J. Michael Straczynski    (A) Gary Frank

Midnight Nation is a thought-provoking story with religious overtones about a police officer in limbo who goes on a cross-country search for his soul but encounters some mighty obstacles along the way. J. Michael Straczynski’s provocative storytelling and the fantastic art of Gary Frank (Action Comics, Squadron Supreme) captivated readers with its mix of action, horror and drama built around a message of hope, loyalty and sacrifice.

Collected now for the first time in a deluxe, oversized hardcover, this edition includes Midnight Nation #1-#12, the Wizard #½ issue, a spectacular cover gallery and never-before-seen extras!

Full Color        304 pages        $34.99        hardcover


Witchblade Vol. 6 Trade Paperback
(W) Ron Marz        (A) Stjepan Sejic    (Cov) Stjepan Sejic

The new era of Witchblade featuring the team of writer Ron Marz and artist Stjepan Sejic begins here! The pair committed to staying on the title until at least issue #150 and their first complete arc together is collected in this trade paperback. If you’ve never read Witchblade, this is the perfect place to start!
Collects Witchblade #116-#120 and features an eye-catching cover gallery that includes pieces by Sejic, Greg Horn, Luke Ross and Marc Silvestri.

Full Color        144 pages        $14.99        trade paperback


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