Monday, February 20, 2017

Action Lab Solicitations For May 2017 - Bark To The Future!


Action Lab Solicitations For May 2017 - Bark To The Future!

Action Lab has shared with Comic Frontline solicitation information for products shipping May 2017. Buckle up as Action Lab heads Bark To The Future, and more! Discuss these solicitations in the comments here and share with fellow fans what titles you are most interested in.
NEW RATING SYSTEM:
E: Appropriate for everyone 
A: Appropriate for ages 9 and up
T: For readers ages 12 and up
T+: For older teen readers and adults
M: Mature readers 18+




ACTION LAB: DOG OF WONDER #7
Writer(s): Vito Delsante & Scott Fogg
Artist Name(s): Reilly Leeds

Cover Artist(s): Cover A - Reilly Leeds, Cover B - David Golding
WHO is this canine from the future? WHEN in the past has he taken Percy? WHAT is going on here?! It’s a story that could only be called…BARK TO THE FUTURE! And this is just Part One! With an action figure variant cover by David Golding (Infested Earth)!

32 pgs./ E / FC                   $3.99 (reg.), $4.99 (var.)



AMERIKARATE #3  
Writer(s): Brockton McKinney & Corey Kalman
Artist Name(s): Devin Roth
Cover Artist(s): Devin Roth (art) & Joey McCormick (cover color art)
Cover A – Main by Devin Roth (unlimited)
Cover B Bloodsports by Daniel Arruda Massa (limited to 1500)
Cover C – 16 Bit by Dave Perillo (limited to 1500)
Cover D – Photo Cover: April O’Neil (limited to 1500)

Sam Kickwell is captured by the nefarious henchman Bloodbreaker! The evil dictator Neon gloats, certain he has imprisoned the only thing standing between himself and world domination! But Karate MasterForce Agent Cynthia Weaver has infiltrated the megalomaniacal tyrant’s lair, and is prepared to kill her way to the top—with karate!

32 pgs./ M / FC                   $3.99 (AB), $4.99 (CDE)



BLUE HOUR: COLLECTED EDITION
Writer(s): Dino Caruso
Artist Name(s): Chad Cicconi
Cover Artist(s): Chad Cicconi

After the great resource wars on planet Earth, a group of disillusioned colonists set out to establish a utopian colony on another planet. Can they overcome basic human nature, a treacherous environment and a hostile indigenous race? This collection presents the entire five-issue series in one beautiful package.

160 pgs./ T / FC                   $14.99



DOLLFACE #5
Writer(s): Dan Mendoza & Bryan Seaton
Artist Name(s): Dan Mendoza
Cover Artist(s): Dan Mendoza, Marco Maccagni, Colette Turner
Cover A – Dan Mendoza (unlimited)
Cover B – Tattered & Torn variant cover (limited to 2000): Dan Mendoza
Cover C – Marco Maccagni Pin-up variant cover (limited to 1500)
Cover D – Marco Maccagni Pin-up Tattered & Torn variant cover (limited to 2000)
Cover E – Colette Turner Pin-up variant cover  (limited to 1500)
Cover F – Colette Turner Pin-up Tattered & Torn variant cover (limited to 2000)

Now that Ivan has perfected his Witch Positioning System (WPS), the gang take off to sunny Southern California to track down the next witch on their list. Be sure to check out this nightmarish 2nd story arc of DollFace: Tales of the Ball Jointed Witch Hunter!

Retailer exclusive coves are available, please contact bseaton@actionlabcomics.com.

32 pgs./ M / FC                   $3.99 (reg.), $4.99 (var.)



HERO CATS: MIDNIGHT OVER STELLAR CITY VOL. 2 #1
Writer(s): Kyle Puttkammer
Artist Name(s): Alex Ogle
Cover Artist(s): Alex Ogle
Inks: Alex Ogle
Colors: Julie Baclay

The claws of justice are BACK!  Midnight is forced to deal with the fallout of a prison break at the Taurus County Jail.  Can Midnight corral the criminals so Stellar City can sleep safe and sound?  With the help of fellow Hero Cat, Cassiopeia, they might just have a chance!

32 pgs./ E / FC                   $3.99



INFINITE SEVEN #4
Writer(s): Dave Dwonch
Artist Name(s): Arturo Mesa (Pencils), Geraldo Filho (Colors)
Cover Artist(s): Arturo Mesa (Covers A, B, D), Axur Eneas (Cover C)

Lines have been drawn and war between the Infinite Seven and Chimera has been declared. The first arc in the hit series comes to an end, but one question remains: Who will draw FIRST BLOOD? This issue is chock full of revelations, and a shock ending that will leave readers reeling!

NOTE:  Cover D, in addition to the variants from 1-3, completes the MASSIVE Infinite Seven Poster!

32 pgs./ T+ / FC                   $3.99 (reg.), $4.99 (var.)



MEDISIN #1
Writer(s): Jeff Dyer and Mark McKeon
Artist Name(s): David Brame (Pencils), Joaquin Pereyra (Colors)
Cover Artist(s): David Brame (Covers A, B and C)

“First Do No Harm” Chapter 1
Health care for super villains! Criminal mastermind Malady has recruited a team of down on their luck physicians to provide medical aid for the world’s worst bad guys. Led by the brilliant Ethan Sharp, the blackmailed doctors struggle to uphold their own ethical codes (or lack thereof) in violent and confusing battlefields. And when one doctor goes rogue, the rest learn a terrifying lesson from Malady.

32 pgs./ T+ / FC                   $3.99 (reg.), $4.99 (var.)



MIRACULOUS #13
Writer(s): Zag Entertainment
Artist Name(s): Zag Entertainment
Cover Artist(s):  Zag Entertainment
Arranged and Adapted by: Cheryl Black & Nicole D’Andria

Rose, a student who goes to high school with Marinette, gets akumatized by Hawk Moth and starts bewitching everyone with her perfumes. While this formidable Princess Fragrance causes mayhem in the Palace, Marinette has a serious problem: Tikki has disappeared, and with her... the power of Ladybug!

64 pgs./ E / FC                   $4.99


MIRACULOUS VOL. 4 AKUMATIZED!
Writer(s): Zag Entertainment
Artist Name(s): Zag Entertainment
Cover Artist(s):  Zag Entertainment
Arranged and Adapted by: Cheryl Black and Nicole D’Andria

Ladybug and Cat Noir, the defenders of Paris, continue to face off against Hawk Moth and his akumatized victims. First they must fight Dark Cupid, whose heart gets broken on Valentine’s Day. Then they must survive Horrificator, a slimy monster that grows more powerful as it causes fear. Finally, the duo encounter Le Mime, whose powers may be just too real for them to handle!

Collects MIRACULOUS #10-12.

192 pgs./ E / FC                   $9.99



PETER DAVID'S ARTFUL #6
Writer: Adapted by Nicole D’Andria from the Peter David novel
Artist Name(s): Laura Neubert
Cover Artist(s): Laura Neubert

Mr. Fang’s plan to take over the royal family is almost complete. Narrator Charley Bates finally joins our tale proper! Alongside the Artful Dodger and Van Helsing’s son Bram, the group attempts to save Drina from the clutches of the nefarious Mr. Fang.

32 pgs./ A / FC                   $3.99 (reg.), $4.99 (var.)



SPENCER AND LOCKE #2
Writer(s): David Pepose
Artist Name(s): Jorge Santiago, Jr. (Pencils), Jasen Smith (Colors)
Cover Artist(s): Jorge Santiago, Jr. (Cover A), Maan House (Cover B)

Spencer and Locke’s investigation leads them to the seedy nightclub known as the Red Rose, and its dangerous owner who holds power over Locke. Meet Ramona Sinclair. If this femme fatale doesn’t do these gumshoes in, a death-defying car chase just might.

32 pgs./ T+ / FC                   $3.99 (reg.), $4.99 (var.)



THE CIRCLE TPB
Writer(s): Damon Clark
Artist Name(s): Alyzia Zherno
Cover Artist(s): Ivan Shavrin, Dave Murdoch

After his mother dies, Christian, a teenage boy, moves to Shell Bay with his single  father only to be bullied as the new kid at school. He finds friendship with the  "Weird" kids and unknowingly joins them in an occult ritual that allows a darkness to  possess each of them. Through the help of his gypsy neighbor, Christian will learn  that the only way he can reverse the ritual is by killing off his circle of friends before  they kill him, or before the darkness takes over his soul. One by one he will face them  all, and in the end he will have to make the hardest decision of his young life. Collects issues #1-5

160 pgs./ M / FC                   $14.99



VAMPBLADE SEASON 2 #3
Writer(s): Jason Martin
Artist Name(s): Winston Young
Cover Artist(s): Winston Young (cover A-B), Marco Maccagni (cover C-D), Pow Rodrix (cover E-F)
Cover A – Standard cover (unlimited)
Cover B – Risqué variant (limited to 2000)
Cover C – Artist variant (limited to 1500)
Cover D – Artist risqué (limited to 2000)
Cover E – 90s variant (limited to 1500)
Cover F – 90s risqué (limited to 2000)

Katie and her comic shop gang continue their first team Vampblade mission at SoCal Comic Con, but things aren’t going as planned. Instead of them finding the local vamp hub, they find the vamps turning the convention floor itself into an other-dimensional death trap!

Features 3 covers (regular, artist, and 90s style), each with a risqué variant as well!

32 pgs./ M / FC                   $3.99 (reg.), $4.99 (var.)



VORACIOUS VOL. 2: FEEDING TIME
Writer(s): Markisan Naso
Artist Name(s): Jason Muhr
Cover Artist(s): Jason Muhr

Hunting dinosaurs and secretly serving them at his diner has helped Chef Nate Willner become a big success. But when he discovers his hunts take place on an alternate Earth where dinosaurs evolve to rule the far future, his world begins to burn around him faster than any beast he’s ever roasted. This second volume collects the critically acclaimed VORACIOUS: Feeding Time #1-5.

VORACIOUS named one of the Best New Series of 2016 by Comics Alliance!

160 pgs./ T+ / FC                   $14.99




ZOMBIE TRAMP #35
Writer(s): Dan Mendoza
Artist Name(s): Marcelo Trom
Cover Artist(s): Dan Mendoza (cover A – regular, B), Bill McKay (cover C-D), Pow Rodrix (cover E-F)
Cover A – Standard cover
Cover B – Risqué variant (limited to 2500): Dan Mendoza
Cover C – Artist variant (limited to 2000): Bill McKay
Cover D – Artist risqué variant (limited to 2500): Bill McKay
Cover E – Artist variant (limited to 2000): Pow Rodrix
Cover F – Artist risqué variant (limited to 2500): Pow Rodrix

Janey’s been on the road desperately searching for Morning, the little redhead of the dead, but she's not the only one. Where did Morning run off to? What does she know about the Kaiju Queen? And who else is looking for the ginger-haired ghost child? Find out in this issue of Zombie Tramp!

Features 3 regular and risqué variants, including two covers from series creator Dan Mendoza (DollFace)!!

32 pgs./ M / FC                   $3.99 (reg.), $4.99 (var.)


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