Solicitations: Action Lab Entertainment for March 2014 The following titles will be available for purchase in comic shops everywhere!
BO, PLUSHY GANSTA #2 (Bi-Monthly) Writer(s): Pavel Balabanov Artist Name(s): Pavel Balabanov Cover Artist(s): Pavel Balabanov Variant cover: Pavel Balabanov
After clashing with the “Roswell” gang, Bo lies in a coma. Now it’s up to his posse to help him fight back from limbo to finish the job of taking out the next big boss, Serpent (a.k.a. Puppet Master). It’s plushy teddy vs. alien mutant gang warfare… can you dig it!?
Bo Plushy is like Ted meets Scarface in Vice City video game combat! 28 pages/ Mature Readers /FC $3.99
FRACTURE VOL.2 #4 (of 4) Writer(s): Shawn Gabborin Artist Name(s): Chad Cicconi (p/i), Bill Blankenship (c) Cover Artist(s): Chad Cicconi (p/i), Bill Blankenship (c)
In this climactic last installment of the newest arc of FRACTURE, the city of Triton is held hostage by the Society of Thorns and its minions, while Virtue fights Jeff for control of their shared existence. An unexpected ally joins the battle with disastrous consequences, leading to a final shocking twist.
Variant cover by Dark Horse Comics (Athena Voltaire) creator Steve Bryant! 32 pages/ Rated PG/ FC $2.99
GHOST TOWN VOL.1 TPB Writer(s): Ryan Lindsay, Dave Dwonch Artist Name(s): Daniel Logan, Justin Greenwood Cover Artist(s): Justin Greenwood
Collecting the hit series’ first arc. The unthinkable has happened. In the wake of time displaced terrorist attacks on Baltimore and Las Vegas, Washington DC has been evacuated. With the government uprooted, the abandoned Capital has become a refuge for bandits, smugglers, hardened criminals and those who have chosen to stay behind in this pre-apocalyptic Ghost Town. 116 pages/ Mature Readers/ FC $11.99
JACK HAMMER #3 (0f 4) Writer(s): Brandon Barrows Artist Name(s): Ionic Cover Artist(s): Ionic Variant Cover9s0 Des Taylor
Synopsis: With the architect of Eddie Newman's death revealed, Jack goes on the offensive to confront the mastermind pulling the strings of Boston's underworld and rescue Newman's kidnapped widow. He knows the who and the how, but the questions remain: why? And does he stand a chance?
Variant cover by pop art Superstar Des Taylor (The Trouble with Katie Rogers) 32 pages/ All Ages/ FC $2.99
PRINCELESS ENCORE EDITION TPB Writer(s): Jeremy Whitley Artist Name(s): M. Goodwin Cover Artist(s): M. Goodwin
The 2011 Eisner Award nominated series is collected in a brand new printing. Adrienne Ashe never wanted to be a princess. She hates fancy dinners, is uncomfortable in lavish dresses, and has never wanted to wait on someone else to save her. However, on the night of her 16th birthday her parents, the King and Queen, locked her away in a tower guarded by a dragon to await the rescue of some handsome prince. Now Adrienne has decided to take matters into her own hands! Come join the Eisner-nominated team of Jeremy Whitley and M. Goodwin for a tale of swashbuckling in the face of sexism. Princeless is the action adventure for the girl who's tired of waiting to be rescued and ready to save herself. 128 pages/ All Ages/ FC $11.99
PRINCELESS VOL.2: GET OVER YOURSELF TPB Writer(s): Jeremy Whitley Artist Name(s): Emily Martin Cover Artist(s): Emily Martin
Offered again! A new collection of the adventures of everyone's favorite runaway princess, the incomparable Adrienne. This time she's out to rescue her older sister Angelica, the most beautiful princess in the world. It won't be easy though. Not only does Adrienne have to deal with Angelica's legions of admirers and their sibling rivalry, but the King has hired a band of ruthless mercenaries to track her down. Can she save Angelica? Does she want to? And how willshe deal with these deadly knights who are after her head? 128 pages/ All Ages/ FC $14.99
SKYWARD #9 (Monthly) Writer(s): Jeremy Dale Artist Name(s): Jeremy Dale Cover Artist(s): Jeremy Dale
All-out war! Three Rivers is under attack by Herod's armies, and it may just beup to Quinn, Abigail, and the Rabites to save the city from certain destruction! But wait...who rides on the horizon? Plus: A HUGE REVELATION you won't see coming-- not to be missed! THE SMASH HIT SERIES CONTINUES! From rising star creator Jeremy Dale (GI Joe, Marvel Kapow!), this issue also features a stellar homage RETAILER INCENTIVE variant cover by Gene Ha (Top Ten, Action Comics)! 32 pages/ All Ages/ FC $3.99
SKYWARD VOL.2: STRANGE CREATURES Writer(s): Jeremy Dale Artist Name(s): Jeremy Dale Cover Artist(s): Jeremy Dale
Synopsis: Jeremy Dale and Action Lab proudly present the second volume of the runaway hit action-fantasy, Skyward! New, curious allies and strange, twisted enemies emerge as Quinn runs headfirst into a conflict that's bigger than he ever dreamed possible. Who will catch up to our young hero? Enter... The savage Rabites! Or will it be Skerrigan who ends our hero's journey? Continuing the series that TMStash lauds as "...Breathtaking. You won't be able to put this down!" Thrill to the fantastic storybook adventure from Jeremy Dale (G.I. Joe, Marvel Kapow!), following the exciting tale of Quinn and his dog, Jack-- left orphaned by an invasion of his homeland. Collects Skyward #4-6, as well as the critically-acclaimed Halloween Comicfest 2013 short story, "Into the Grim. 96 pages/ All Ages/ FC $8.99