DC Solicitations August 2016 Part Four: Vertigo

DC Solicitations August 2016 Part Four: Vertigo

Getting Dizzy

♦ It’s that time of the month again when the companies release their titles for two months’ time so here is the fourth part of DC’s books shipping in August, all their Vertigo books…

ASTRO CITY #38

Written by KURT BUSIEK • Art by BRENT ANDERSON • Cover by ALEX ROSS

A look at 1930s Astro City, featuring Jazzbaby, the Cloak of Night, the Blasphemy Boys and more, as we delve into the secrets of the Oubor and the Broken Man’s decades-long war against it. Pulp action, serpent cults and speakeasies! Hot jazz meets cold lead, as our historical arc continues.

On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

 

ART OPS #11

Written by SHAUN SIMON

Art by ROB DAVIS

Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED

In this stand-alone issue, Reggie and the Art Ops crew face off against a painted atrocity from a centuries past by an artist so skilled, he captured not only death’s likeness but its essence! Featuring guest art by multi-Eisner Award nominee Rob Davis, you won’t want to miss “The Boy Who Painted Death.”

On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

 

CLEAN ROOM #11

Written by GAIL SIMONE

Art by JON DAVIS-HUNT

Cover by JENNY FRISON

The Entities threaten their final revenge on our world and it’s vastly more horrible than even Astrid thought, while Evangelical forces stake a claim on Astrid’s organization, and only Chloe has the knowledge to stop them. Our second mind-bending arc rockets to a grisly conclusion for all mankind, including you and everyone you know!

On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

 

LUCIFER #9

Written by HOLLY BLACK • Art by LEE GARBETT • Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

Lucifer must join the fight for the throne of Hell! But the balance of power in Heaven is about to take a dark and deadly turn!

On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

 

THE DARK & BLOODY TP

Written by SHAWN ALDRIDGE

Art by SCOTT GODLEWSKI

Cover by TYLER CROOK

Guns, moonshine, monsters—there’s a lot going on in the backwoods of Kentucky. Something evil is lurking in the woods, and Armed Forces veteran Iris Gentry is pretty sure it’s laying in wait to punish him for his past sins. Collects the acclaimed six-issue miniseries.

On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS

 

RED THORN #10

Written by DAVID BAILLIE

Art by MEGHAN HETRICK

Cover by CHOONG YOON

While Tarek embarks on the most arduous journey of his life, Thorn hunts upstart Gods on the streets of Glasgow and ends up discovering something about himself that will change him forever. Why is the city erupting with violence, and what does all this have to do with the Otherworld? Political rallies, nudity, snow and unspeakable violence—the tenth issue of the critically-acclaimed dark fantasy hit of the year, Red Thorn has all this and more wrapped in a gorgeous cover from Choong Yoon.

On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC • $3.99 US, MATURE READERS

 

THE SHERIFF OF BABYLON #9

Written by TOM KING

Art by MITCH GERADS

Cover by JOHN PAUL LEON

If Sofia wants to take down Abu Rahim, she’s going to have to make a big play, forming an uneasy alliance with one of his rivals and putting up Nassir as bait to lure the warlord into her trap. What could possibly go wrong?

On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, 9 of 12, $3.99 US • MATURE READER

 

SUICIDERS: KINGS OF HELL.A. #6

Written by LEE BERMEJO

Art by ALESSANDRO VITTI and LEE BERMEJO

Cover by LEE BERMEJO

After the events of the previous issue, there’s no returning to normal for the Kings of HelL.A. With both the Mulholland Corp and the police dropping the hammer on the kids, the ones who make it out alive are going to have to decide which way they want their lives to go: get out of the gang life, or die trying. Meanwhile, Leonard and Ellroy have their final showdown. Featuring a special epilogue illustrated by series creator Lee Bermejo.

On sale AUGUST 31 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

 

SURVIVORS’ CLUB TP

Written by LAUREN BEUKES and DALE HALVORSEN

Art by INAKI MIRANDA, RYAN KELLY and others

Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ

One was possessed by a poltergeist. Another was trapped in a haunted house. A third had a killer doll. Ever wonder what happened to these children of the 1980s? Find out in this paperback collecting the entire nine-issue SURVIVORS’ CLUB series.

Having found each other over the internet, six grown-up survivors are drawn together by the horrors they experienced in 1987 when a rash of occult events occurred around the world—with fatal results. Now, there are indications that it may be happening all over again. Is it possible that these six aren’t just survivors—but were chosen for their fates?

On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 224 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS

 

UNFOLLOW #10

Written by ROB WILLIAMS

Art by MIKE DOWLING

Cover by MATT TAYLOR

Factions form as the 140 hunker down on a heavily armed island or behind sanctuary walls. But the number continues to drop. Can money truly buy protection? And if your mad messiah finally loses his mind…how will anyone be able to tell? Unfollow is being praised for having some of the most complex and interesting characters on the shelves today, but prepare yourself for a new level of mind-bending visuals.

On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US, MATURE READERS

 

 

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