VERTIGO Solicits

VERTIGO Solicits

By Alex Nagorski Monday, January 14th, 2013

GET JIRO! TP

Written by ANTHONY BOURDAIN and JOEL ROSE

Art and cover by LANGDON FOSS

On sale MAY 1 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS

Don’t miss this original graphic novel from Anthony Bourdain, renowned chef, New York Times bestselling author (Kitchen Confidential, Medium Raw) and star of the Emmy-winning hit travel show No Reservations and the new series The Layover! Cowritten with Joel Rose (LA PACIFICA, Kill Kill Faster Faster) this stylized send-up of food culture and society features spectacular detailed and dynamic art by Langdon Foss.

In a not-too-distant future of food-obsessed L.A., where master chefs rule the town like crime lords and people literally kill for a seat at the best restaurant, Jiro, a renegade and ruthless sushi chef arrives in town with strong ideas of his own. It’s a bloody culinary war of epic proportions, and in the end, no chef may be left alive!

 

FAIREST #14

Written by BILL WILLINGHAM

Art by BARRY KITSON

Cover by ADAM HUGHES

On sale APRIL 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Dating is hard for everyone in this standalone tale—but it’s especially tricky if you’re a gorgeous tree nymph from Fabletown. Princess Alder tells her tales of woe to Reynard the fox in a special issue written by FABLES writer/creator Bill Willingham and featuring the art of superstar Barry Kitson (The Amazing Spider-Man).

 

FABLES #128

Written by BILL WILLINGHAM

Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM

Cover by JOAO RUAS

On sale APRIL 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Bigby howls back to Castle Dark for a showdown with Prince Brandish for the hand of his/their wife, Snow White. Will anyone walk away alive?

 

DJANGO UNCHAINED #5

Based on the screenplay by QUENTIN TARANTINO

Art by R.M. GUERA and JASON LATOUR

Cover by FRANK QUITELY

1:25 Variant cover by TBD

On sale APRIL 24 • 48 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $4.99 US • MATURE READERS

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Order Form for details.

• The latest chapter of the miniseries adaptation of the screenplay from the Quentin Tarantino film, with a cover by Frank Quitely!

• Based on the entire, uncut story, containing scenes that may not appear in the final film!

• It’s no holds barred as Django goes all out to save his beloved wife, Broomhilda!

 

HOUSE OF SECRETS OMNIBUS HC

Written by STEVEN T. SEAGLE

Art by TEDDY KRISTIANSEN, DUNCAN FEGREDO, DEAN ORMSTON and others

Cover by TEDDY KRISTIANSEN

RESOLICIT • On sale APRIL 10 • 752 pg, FC, $75.00 US • MATURE READERS

In this hardcover collecting HOUSE OF SECRETS #1-25, a story from VERTIGO: WINTER’S EDGE #1 and the 2-part FAÇADE miniseries, teenage runaway Rain Harper becomes part of a supernatural justice system in a haunted mansion. Five spirits known as the Juris summon people to judge them for their secrets. Acting as a “witness,” Rain must try to save the defendants from their sentences.

Retailers: This title is resolicited. All current orders are cancelled.

 

LUCIFER BOOK ONE TP

Written by MIKE CAREY

Art by SCOTT HAMPTON, CHRIS WESTON, JAMES HODGKINS, WARREN PLEECE, DEAN ORMSTON, PETER GROSS and RYAN KELLY

Cover by SCOTT HAMPTON

On sale MAY 29 • 392 pg, FC, $29.99 US • MATURE READERS

Cast out of Heaven, Lucifer Morningstar has resigned his throne in Hell for Los Angeles. Emerging from the pages of THE SANDMAN, the former Lord of Hell is enjoying retirement as the proprietor of L.A.’s most elite piano bar when an assignment from the Creator Himself threatens to change all that. Collects THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: LUCIFER #1-3 and LUCIFER #1-13.

 

SAUCER COUNTRY #14

Written by PAUL CORNELL

Art and cover by RYAN KELLY

On sale APRIL 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS • FINAL ISSUE

Arcadia finally learns the “truth” about the alien invasion—but what she chooses to do with that information will change the world forever! Don’t miss the FINAL ISSUE of this mind-bending series!

 

THE UNWRITTEN #48

Written by MIKE CAREY

Art by PETER GROSS

Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU

On sale APRIL 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

In part 2 of “Orpheus in the Underworld,” Tom’s quest for Lizzie has hit a major hurdle, in that he no longer remembers who either of them is. But is it possible he’s already found her without even realizing it? And who holds the true power in Hades, where masks may hide anything—or nothing?

 

Click here for a gallery of covers for the above titles.

 

(The cover for FAIREST #14 by Adam Hughes)