Vertigo Solicits for February 2013

Vertigo Solicits for February 2013

By Alex Nagorski Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

DJANGO UNCHAINED #4

Based on the screenplay by QUENTIN TARANTINO

Art by R.M. GUERA and JASON LATOUR

Cover by FRANK QUITELY

1:25 Variant cover by IVAN REIS

On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 48 pg, FC, 4 of 5, $4.99 US • MATURE READERS

• The adaptation of the screenplay from award winning director Quentin Tarantino’s latest film continues!

• Django and Dr. Schultz take a big risk against impossible odds inside the stronghold of slave owner Calvin Candie.

• This is the only way to read the entire, uncut story, which contains scenes that may not appear in the final film!

 

FAIREST #12

Written by LAUREN BEUKES

Art and cover by INAKI MIRANDA

Cover by ADAM HUGHES

On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Rapunzel discovers that bloody vengeance will come back to haunt you. Frau Totenkinder and Bigby get caught in a war between Tomoko’s yakuza gangsters and Katagiri’s not-so-unassuming sumo school. There’s murder, mayhem, terrible compromises and unholy hairballs deep in the heart of a dark forest and in the frenetic streets of Tokyo.

 

FABLES #126

Written by BILL WILLINGHAM

Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and STEVE LEIALOHA

Cover by JOAO RUAS

On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Marriage and family are the most important components of the community. It’s in the book. Go ahead and look it up yourself. The official charter of Fabletown laws hold little the government as a whole can do to interfere in family matters. Mostly this is a good thing. Once in a great while—like in this issue, for instance—it isn’t. Also, Bigby and Stinky continue their road trip, trying to catch the hint of a scent of the missing cubs.

 

HELLBLAZER #300

Written by PETER MILLIGAN

Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and STEFANO LANDINI

Cover by SIMON BISLEY

On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • MATURE READERS • FINAL ISSUE

It’s the heart-rending conclusion of “DEATH AND CIGARETTES”—and the end of Vertigo’s longest running series. John Constantine has escaped, cheated, narrowly avoided and even reversed death on multiple occasions over the past 25 years. Now, we will test whether the old boy has one more second chance in him. Don’t miss this epic, oversized special issue celebrating everything that makes John Constantine so bloody unique.

 

100 BULLETS DELUXE EDITION BOOK FOUR HC

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO

Art by EDUARDO RISSO

Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

On sale APRIL 10 • 512 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $49.99 US • MATURE READERS

In this new deluxe edition collecting 100 BULLETS #59-80, the Houses of the Trust are warily circling each other, looking for the right angle to take in their impending war, while the remaining Minutemen continue to choose sides—and set up their own battle plans. Then, following Lono’s ascension to warlord for the houses of the Trust, players on both sides ready themselves for the endgame of their private war.

 

JOE THE BARBARIAN TP

Written by GRANT MORRISON

Art and cover by SEAN MURPHY

On sale MARCH 6 • 224 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS

Joe is an imaginative eleven-year-old boy. He can’t fit in at school. He’s the victim of bullies. His dad died overseas in the Iraq war. He also suffers from Type 1 diabetes. One fateful day, his condition causes him to believe he has entered a vivid fantasy world in which he is the lost savior—a fantastic land based on the layout and contents of his home. His desperate attempts to make it out of his bedroom transform into an incredible, epic adventure through a bizarre landscape

of submarine pirate dwarves, evil Hell Hounds, Lightning Lords and besieged castles. But is his quest really just an insulin-deprived delirium—from which he can die if he doesn’t take his meds—or something much bigger? Collecting the 8-issue miniseries!

 

SAUCER COUNTRY #12

Written by PAUL CORNELL

Art and cover by RYAN KELLY

On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

It’s the run-up to election day, and Arcadia is racing to close the gap on her Republican rival. But meanwhile Prof Kidd’s life is falling apart, as he discovers the secret of the Pioneer Couple. Secrets are revealed, an election is won and lost, and several steps toward the truth are taken in Part One of the three-part tale “President’s Day.”

 

THE UNWRITTEN VOL. 7: THE WOUND TP

Written by MIKE CAREY

Art by PETER GROSS and RUFUS DAYGLO

Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU

On sale MARCH 20 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS

In this volume collecting THE UNWRITTEN #36-41, the War of Words is over, but the real world and the fictional world are both in turmoil, and the damage seems to be spreading. When a rash of mysterious disappearances catches the eye of young Australian detective Didge Patterson, it becomes apparent that the cult known as The Church of Tommy is involved. Can Tom Taylor heal “The Wound” before the real and fictional worlds crumble?

 

THE UNWRITTEN #46

Written by MIKE CAREY

Art by PETER GROSS and DEAN ORMSTON

Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU

On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Richie continues to help Didge with her inquiries, and the Corpse Harvest Killer strikes again—against himself! Enter Madame Rausch, with a surefire plan for stopping the rising body count. All that’s left to settle now is her price...

 

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(The cover for DJANGO UNCHAINED #4 by Frank Quitely)