June 5th Trade, Hardcover, & Graphic Novel Releases


Here's a short list of the Trade Paper Backs (TPB), Hardcovers (HC) and Graphic Novels (GN) that are being released this week. You can save 20-40% off the cover price by ordering them from Amazon. Amazon's release dates are normally off due to the way Publishers (Marvel & DC) date their releases (+2 Months) but they still ship when released.

Note: Releases based on http://www.mycomicshop.com/ and subject to change.

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1st printing. Collects Amazing Spider-Man (1998 2nd Series) #692-697, and Avenging Spider-Man (2011) #11. Join us for a once-in-a lifetime event: the Amazing Spider-Man's 50th anniversary! Get ready for a new tale about a different kind of power and responsibility, harkening back to the legend that started it all! As an old foe returns, a new character joins the Marvel Universe - but who is Alpha, and how will he change Spider-Man's life? Then, the Kingpin's latest plan turns one of Spider-Man's greatest strengths against him. And the Hobgoblin returns, but his days may be numbered as the past sharpens its blades. Goblins go to war, and Peter Parker is caught dead-center! Plus: Spider-Man teams up with the hero he admires most - May Parker! Hardcover, 160 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.
Volume 2 – 1st printing. "Pearl!" Collects Batman and Robin (2011 2nd Series) #9-14 and #0. Written by Peter J. Tomasi. Art and cover by Patrick Gleason and Mick Gray. After the events of BORN TO KILL, it's obvious that Damian has a long way to go before he'll be accepted into Gotham City's crimefighting family. Will Damian ever be able to live up to the standards that Nightwing, Red Robin and Red Hood set before him? After a battle with the former Robins, can Damian's convictions stand up to a confrontation with the Dark Knight's greatest foe: The Joker? Hardcover, 192 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.
Volume 1 – 1st printing. "Born to Kill!" Collects Batman and Robin (2011 2nd Series) #1-8. Written by Peter J. Tomasi. Art and cover by Patrick Gleason and Mick Gray. The hit DC Comics – The New 52 series is collected for the first time! Batman and Damian – the new Robin – Are Driven apart by the insidious Nobody! Softcover, 192 pages, full color. Cover price $16.99.
Volume 6 - 1st printing. Collects Justice League of America (1960-1987 1st Series) #195-197, 207-209, and 219-220. Written by GERRY CONWAY and Roy Thomas. Art and cover by George Perez. The JLA meet the JSA in this new collection in which the teams face Gorilla Grodd and the Secret Society of Super-Villains and battle the Crime Syndicate and the the Crime Champions of Earth-1! Softcover, 208 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.
1st printing. Collects Crow Skinning The Wolves (2012 IDW) #1-3. Written by James O'Barr. Art by Jim Terry and James O'Barr. Cover by James O'Barr. In this all-new tale James O'Barr and artist Jim Terry craft a harrowing story set in a concentration camp in 1945 Europe. The night train is being unloaded. And one of the passengers is making a return visit... Softcover, 104 pages, full color. Cover price $17.99.
Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Grimm Fairy Tales (2005) #1-50. Written by Ralph Tedesco, and Joe Brusha. Cover by Franchesco. Start reading from the very beginning of Zenescope Entertainment's longest running series with this massive collection. Experience the uniquely twisted fairy tales from the minds of Joe Brusha and Ralph Tedesco. Follow the heroine Sela as she uses the classic tales of old to lead modern day men and women to the right choices while combating the lure of evil! Softcover, 1600 pages, full color. Cover price $59.99.
1st printing. Written by Dan Wickline & Various. Art by Various. The hot new series that spotlights the Heroes and Villains of the Grimm Universe is collected here for the first time EVER! An unsuspecting woman learns of her highborn heritage and finds herself entangled in a war between the Gods themselves. Red Riding Hood returns to New York in search of a serial killer who is anything but what he seems. Before she was the Goblin Queen there was only the princess Olivia. A small child whose dark lust and blood thirsty obsession against the Goblins that slaughtered her family would lead her to discover a greater power hidden within. An evil power that would consume all she was and all she could ever be until only the evil that is the Goblin Queen remained. And see for the first time the full origin of the greatest evil to inhabit the Grimm Universe...The Dark One himself! Softcover, 7-in. x 10-in., 176 pages, full color. Cover price $15.99.
Image Edition - Volume 5 - 1st printing. Written by Tim Seeley. Art by Daniel Leister, and Elena Casagrande. Cover by Stefano Caselli. The last volume in the HACK/SLASH horror saga collects the epic FINALE and the acclaimed bloodsoaked tales that lead up to it! When Cassie discovers a potential cure for slashers, she accidently kickstarts a chain of events that will lead to the ultimate betrayal at the hands of a man she thought she could trust! Giant monsters, Vlad's man-eating family, the secret life of Cat Curio, and the finale showdown fans have waited years to see! Softcover, 384 pages, full color. MATURE READERS Cover price $34.99.
Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Renegades!" Collects Harbinger (2012 Valiant) #6-10. Written by Joshua D. M. Dysart. Art by Matthew Clark. Cover by Mico Suayan. Outside the law. Inside your head. Welcome to the Renegades. Battered and broken after his escape from the Harbinger Foundation, telekinetic teenager Peter Stanchek only has one option left - run. But he won't have to go it alone. Crisscrossing America with the only two people he can trust, Peter will have to activate a new team of super-powered recruits before Toyo Harada and his Harbinger shock troops can reach them first. Peter Stanchek. Zephyr. Kris. Flamingo. You've never met a team of super-powered teenagers quite like the Renegades. And, together, they'll dismantle Harada's global empire one brick at a time! Softcover, 128 pages, full color. Cover price $14.99.
1st printing. Collects Harley Quinn (2000) #8-13, and Harley Quinn Our Worlds at War (2001) #1. Written by Karl Kesel. Art by Pete Woods. Cover by Rachel Dodson and Terry Dodson. In this second Harley collection, Harley gets fed up with crime and decides to switch sides-much to the chagrin of Batman. Then, Harley must whip her gang into shape while battling Killer Croc! Softcover, 192 pages, full color. Cover price $16.99.
Volume 6 - 1st printing. "The Storm and the Fury" and "The Bride of Hell!" Written by Mike Mignola. Art by Duncan Fegredo. Cover art by Mike Mignola and Dave Stewart. The oversized Hellboy hardcover series continues, collecting the climactic death of Hellboy storyline from Mike Mignola and Duncan Fegredo, and one-shots by some of the greatest talents in comics! Hellboy Library Volume 6 collects two complete trade-paperbacks: The Storm and the Fury and The Bride of Hell and Others, as well as an extensive selection of previously unreleased art! Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 376 pages, full color. Cover price $49.99.
1st printing. Written by Chris Ryall. Art and Cover by Sam Keith. Sam Kieth and Chris Ryall transport you to a near-future Japan, where burned-out husks-the Hollows-wantonly devour souls throughout the city. Far above, a segment of society lives safely in giant tree-cities, but the problems below have a way of growing out of control... Hardcover, 104 pages, full color. Cover price $21.99.
1st printing. Collects Lone Wolf 2100 (2002)#1-11, and Lone Wolf 2100: Red Files (2003) #1. Written by Mike Kennedy. Art and Cover by Francisco Ruiz Velasco. Daisy Ogami holds the key to a dying future's salvation. Powerful interests will stop at nothing to obtain Daisy, but her android bodyguard will do anything to protect her . . . and the promise of a brighter day! Softcover, 296 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.
Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Lone Wolf and Cub TPB (2000-2002 Digest) Volume 1- 2, and stories from Volume 3. Written by Kazuo Koike. Art by Goseki Kojima. Cover by Frank Miller. A samurai epic of staggering proportions, the acclaimed Lone Wolf and Cub begins its second life at Dark Horse Manga with new, larger editions of over 700 pages, value priced. The brilliant storytelling of series creator Kazuo Koike and the groundbreaking cinematic visuals of Goseki Kojima create a graphic-fiction masterpiece of beauty, fury, and thematic power! Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 712 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $19.99.
1st printing. By Victoria Frances. Renowned artist of the dark fantastic Victoria Francés first made a splash in the US with her dreamy, sensual paintings in the Favole trilogy. Now, Francés returns with a gorgeous storybook for all ages. The tale of little Parisian boy Sasha and his poignant misadventures is at once heartwarming and melancholy, combining a sweetly gothic story with arresting, beautifully painted illustrations! Hardcover, 64 pages, full color. Cover price $14.99.
1st printing. Collects Solo (2004 DC)#1-12. Cover by Tim Sale. At last, the acclaimed 12-issue series SOLO is collected, featuring the work of some of comics' greatest creators, including Darwyn Cooke, Tim Sale, Paul Pope and so many others. With stories starring Batman, Robin, Superman, The Spectre, The Teen Titans and more, as well as westerns, war stories, science fiction epics, humor and horror, this is a collection you won't want to miss! Hardcover, 568 pages, full color. Cover price $49.99.
1st printing. Collects Spike (2012 Dark Horse) #1-5. Written by Victor Gischler. Art by Paul Lee, and Andy Owens. Cover Art by Cris Peter, and Jo Chen. Fresh from his latest attempt to get Buffy to act on her feelings for him, Spike has fled to the dark side of the moon. His trip leads him to a group of dangerous demons and a rude awakening from his reverie, which in turn leads him on an unexpected adventure to . . . Sunnydale! Softcover, 136 pages, full color. Cover price $17.99.
1st printing. Written by Chris Roberson. Art by Jeffrey Moy. IDW Publishing and DC Comics are proud to present the greatest tale of the 23rd century! Or is that the 31st century? Eisner-nominated writer Chris Roberson and Star Trek and Legionnaires veteran artist Jeffrey Moy collaborate to bring you the most bizarre partnership of any century! The crew of the Starship: Enterprise and the Legion of Super-Heroes come face to face as they deal with a changed history and timeline that neither knows the cause of. Traveling to the past and the future to find answers, both teams must work together to set things right. Softcover, 7-in. x 9-in., 156 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.
Volume 1 - 1st printing. Written by John Ostrander, and Jan Duursema. Art by Jan Duursema. Cover by Brad Anderson. The future of Star Wars and the future of the Skywalkers is told in John Ostrander and Jan Duursema's acclaimed Star Wars: Legacy. A Sith legion has conquered the Empire, the Jedi have been scattered, and the galaxy is divided. Into this comes Cade Skywalker, heir to the Skywalker legacy . . . Hardcover, 440 pages, full color. Cover price $34.99.
Volume 2 - 1st printing. Collects Strain (2011 Dark Horse) #7-12. Written by David Lapham. Art by Mike Huddleston. Cover Art by Dan Jackson and Mike Huddleston. A vast conspiracy has made it nearly impossible for the CDC's Dr. Ephraim Goodweather to convince the world that there's a vampiric epidemic spreading across Manhattan. His only hope is to go head to head with the ancient evil responsible for the wave of bloodthirsty vamps set to drown the Big Apple . . . but can the strain be stopped?! Softcover, 144 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.
Volume 5 - 1st printing. Story and Art by Mark Bode. Cover by Michael Dooney. Volume 5 contains issues #34 and #38-40, which includes the Hedden and McWeeney turtles stories "Toitle Anxiety" and the three-parter "Spaced Out." All in beautiful new color! Softcover, 132 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.
Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Transformers: Movie Prequel TPB (2007), Movie Adaptation TPB (2007 IDW), and Movie Sequel - Reign of Starscream TPB (2008). Now available in one handsome, oversize hardcover collection, get all the action surrounding the first TRANSFORMERS film. This volume includes the TRANSFORMERS Movie Prequel, Movie Adaptation, and the sequel, The Reign of Starscream. Softcover, 324 pages, full color. Cover price $29.99.
Volume 18 - 1st printing. "What Comes After!" Collects THE WALKING DEAD #103-108. Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN. Art and cover by CHARLIE ADLARD and CLIFF RATHBURN. Following the events of SOMETHING TO FEAR, Rick and the other survivors accept a new way of life under Negan's rule, but not everyone agrees.... Softcover, 136 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $14.99.
1st printing. Collects Wolverine (1982 Limited Series)#1-4, and Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series #172-173. Written by Chris Claremont. Art by Frank Miller and Paul Smith. Cover by Frank Miller. Wolverine's vacation from the X-Men is interrupted when he discovers that his beloved, Mariko Yashida, has been married off by her criminal father Lord Shingen! When Shingen humiliates Wolverine in front of Mariko, the hero loses heart, drowning his sorrows in beer, bar fights - and the arms of wild assassin Yukio. But when ninjas attack and betrayal strikes from a most unexpected source, can Wolverine reclaim his honor, and rescue Mariko and himself from the trap Shingen has drawn around them both? Then: The X-Men travel to Japan to rejoin their wayward teammate, but the villainous duo of Viper and the Silver Samurai want to guarantee that the mutants' story won't have a happy ending. It's secrets, shockers and broken hearts in Wolverine's legendary first solo adventure! Hardcover, 144 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.
1st printing. Collects Wolverine (2003 2nd Series) #50-55 and 310-313. Written by Jeph Loeb. Art and Cover by Simone Bianchi. Superstars Jeph Loeb and Simone Bianchi's titanic two-part tale is collected in one oversized, blood-soaked volume! Sworn foes Wolverine and Sabretooth have been locked in an endless grudge match that goes back longer than either can remember - or even imagine. But the key to their bloody history is eons old: Who is the immortal manipulator Romulus? And exactly how deep does the conspiracy surrounding Wolverine's century-long life go? As Sabretooth cheats certain death and the villainous duo close in for the kill, long-buried secrets are revealed that rewrite Wolverine's entire history, and he finds himself forced to make a terrible choice: stop Sabretooth, or stop Romulus - and deal with the lives lost either way! Guest-starring Storm, Black Panther, Wolfsbane, Sasquatch, Wild Child, Cloak and Dagger, and more! Hardcover, 264 pages, full color. Cover price $39.99.
1st printing. Written by Ben Acker, and Ben Blacker. Art by Salva Espin. Cover by Juan Totino Tedesco. Discovered as a feral mutant prowling the wilds! Recruited as a covert operative by a secretive government agency! Destined to pursue a dream of peaceful coexistence between man and mutant! Witness the birth of the Wolverine as the man called Logan makes his journey from animalistic wildling to beloved X-Man. Including Logan's first blockbuster battle with the Hulk, as well as pivotal appearances by Sabretooth and Wendigo, this blood-splattered tale features a contemporary retelling of the Clawed Canuck's formative years! Hardcover, 136 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.
1st printing. Collects Wolverine The Origin (2001)#1-6, Marvel Comics Presents (1988-1995 1st Series) #72-84, Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series #162, 205, 268, Wolverine (1982 Limited Series)#1-4, Wolverine (1988 1st Series) #75, 119-122, Wolverine (2003 2nd Series) #32, and Wolverine (2003 2nd Series) #1-3. Cover by Gabrielle Dell. It's the best and brightest moments from Wolverine's long and storied history - presented together in a gorgeous, oversized slipcased hardcover and packed with dozens of extras, just in time for Logan's triumphant return to the big screen! Witness the transformation of sickly James Howlett into the battle-hardened Logan, and then into the metal-clawed super hero called Wolverine! Experience Logan's struggles to learn the ways of honor, control his bestial nature, and deal with a litany of friends and foes from his checkered past! Thrill to his near-fatal encounter with Magneto! And be there as Wolverine takes on the responsibility of mentoring the next generation - and opens a school! Hardcover (Slip-Cased) 720 pages, full color. Cover price $200.00.
1st printing. Collects Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series #199-209, and Uncanny X-Men (1963) Annual #10. Written by Chris Claremont. Art by John Romita JR., Art Adams, Rick Leonardi, June Brigman, Whilce Portacio, Barry Windsor Smith, and P. Craig Russell. Cover by Rick Leonardi. Change is in the air for the X-Men! Rachel Summers lays claim to the Phoenix Force, Magneto stands trial and joins the team, Professor X departs for outer space, and Cyclops becomes a father - and that's just the start of the X-Men's adventures as the Beyonder erases the New Mutants from history, the futuristic Nimrod Sentinel attacks, and Mojo regresses the team to childhood! Plus: In a pair of bona-fide X-Men classics, Storm duel Cyclops for team leadership, and Lady Deathstrike hunts Wolverine in a savage tale by Barry Windsor-Smith (WOLVERINE: WEAPON X)! Featuring the debut of Freedom Force, the villainy of Arcade and the Hellfire Club, and the birth of Nathan Christopher Summers - the mutant who would one day become the time-traveling soldier known as Cable! Softcover, 360 pages, full color. Cover price $34.99.

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