Shipping in October from Archaia Press
Alright Mouse fans, coming to us from Archaia Press is a list of their October Releases which we're sure to review a few of them on the site. Archaia has a rich portfolio titles ranging from the kid friendly Mouse Guard series all the way to the adult themed Killer series. In October you'll find several single issues from their current miniseries along with several hardcovers and trade paper backs collecting their previous miniseries. Let's get started by going through Archaia's October hits!
DAYS MISSING: KESTUS #2 (of 5)Retail Price: $3.95 U.S.Page Count: 32 pagesFormat: saddle bound, 6.625" x 10.25", full colorWritten by Phil HesterIllustrated by David MarquezCover by Jorge Molina
Archaia and Roddenberry Productions continue the history-making series DAYS MISSING! Since the dawn of mankind, the enigmatic Steward has guided our destiny in solitude. But during his attempt to prevent raging fires from consuming Egypt's legendary Library of Alexandria, he discovers he's not alone. A mysterious figure from the Steward's past reveals herself, and alters The Steward's existence in ways he never thought possible.
T +13 (Contains material suitable for teen readers age 13 and above)
FEEDING GROUND #2 (of 6)
Retail Price: $3.95 U.S.
Page Count: 64 pages
Format: saddle bound, 6.625" x 10.25", full color
Written by Chris Mangun and Swifty Lang
Illustrated by Michael Lapinski
Cover by Michael Lapinski
A local enforcer, Don Oso, terrorizes the Busqueda family as their father Diego makes a solitary trek home through the horrors of the Devil's Highway. Meanwhile, US Border Patrol agents unearth a shocking discovery that threatens to reveal a secret buried in the desert for generations. Also included are 24 pages of bonus content in Spanish!
T +13 (Contains material suitable for teen readers age 13 and above)LUCID #3 (of 4)
Retail Price: $3.95 U.S.Page Count: 24 pagesFormat: saddle bound, 6.625” x 10.25”, full colorWritten by Michael McMillianIllustrated by Anna WieszczykCover by Anna Wieszczyk LUCID barrels toward an explosive climax as Agent Dee is pulled deeper into a dark conspiracy fraught with bold, unbridled evil! After a dangerous Magical Artifact created by Matthew’s infamous ancestor disappears from the archives of The School of Black, Matthew travels to London to team up with England’s Combat Mage, the beautiful and enchanting Wren, to hunt it down before all Hell breaks loose. LUCID is Archaia’s first title published in association with Zachary Quinto (“Heroes,” “Star Trek”) and his company, Before the Door. T +13 (Contains material suitable for teen readers age 13 and above)THE KILLER: MODUS VIVENDI #6 (of 6)Retail Price: $3.95 U.S.Page Count: 32 pagesFormat: saddle bound, 6.875" x 10.25", full colorWritten by MatzIllustrated by Luc JacamonCover by Luc Jacamon
The latest volume in this Eisner Award-nominated series comes to a sharp and violent end as our Killer tries to extricate himself from the American plot against Venezuela...
Mature Readers (series contains Nudity, Graphic Violence and Adult Content)MOUSE GUARD: LEGENDS OF THE GUARD VOL. 1 Collected Edition HardcoverRetail Price: $19.95 U.S.Page Count: 144 pagesWritten by David Petersen, Jeremy Bastian, Alex Sheikman, Ted Naifeh, Mark Smylie, Katie Cook, Terry Moore, Alex Kain, Lowell Francis, Guy Davis, Karl Kerschl and Craig RousseauIllustrated by David Petersen, Jeremy Bastian, Alex Sheikman, Ted Naifeh, Mark Smylie, Katie Cook, Terry Moore, Sean Rubin, Gene Ha, Guy Davis, Karl Kerschl, Craig Rousseau and João LemosCover by David Petersen
Collects the first volume of LEGENDS OF THE GUARD, a new MOUSE GUARD anthology series featuring the work of artists and storytellers handpicked by series creator David Petersen. Bonus content includes an all-new Epilogue illustrated by João Lemos (AVENGERS FAIRY TALES), cover gallery, character lineup, floor plan of the June Alley Inn and creator bios.
All AgesAWAKENING VOL. 2 Original Graphic Novel HardcoverRetail Price: $24.95 U.S.Page Count: 176 pagesFormat: hardcover with dust jacket, 6.625" x 10.25", full colorWritten by Nick TapalanskyIllustrated by Alex Eckman-LawnCover by Alex Eckman-Lawn
The truth is unavoidable: There are zombies in Park Falls and, seemingly, the rest of the world. As the situation in the city spins out of control, Detective Derrick Peters and others search for answers amid a mass exodus and murders perpetrated by monsters of a different sort. Follow the conclusion of Park Falls' harrowing year in the second volume of the critically acclaimed zombie noir series!
Mature Readers (contains Adult Content and Graphic Violence)THE GOD MACHINE Original Graphic Novel Hardcover
Retail Price: $19.95 U.S.Page Count: 144 pagesFormat: hardcover with dust jacket, 6.625” x 10.25”, full colorWritten by Chandra FreeIllustrated by Chandra FreeCover by Chandra Free Stricken with grief from the death of his girlfriend, Sith, Guy Salvatore struggles to make sense of his world. He’s plagued with hallucinations of monsters that torment him with outrageous requests. Enter Satan: a strange, old man who implores Guy to call upon his latent power to break through his world’s plane to rescue Sith, who he claims is floating aimlessly in and out of dimensional planes known as the “Dream Worlds.” But is Satan to be trusted? Is he ever? Mature Readers (contains Nudity and Adult Content)MOON LAKE Original Graphic Novel HardcoverRetail Price: $19.95 U.SPage Count: 112 pagesFormat: hardcover with dust jacket, 6.625" x 10.25", full colorWritten by Dan Fogler, Brian Holguin, Stef Hutchinson, Blake Leibel, Tim Seeley, R.H. Stavis and Nick TapalanskyIllustrated by Tommy Castillo, Jim Daly, Alex Eckman-Lawn, Robbi Rodriguez and Jeffrey ZornowFrom the hilariously demented mind of Tony Award-winning actor Dan Fogler ("The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," "Balls of Fury," "Fanboys") comes MOON LAKE! Moon Lake isn't just any normal body of water—it's a mysterious portal into the weird, drawing all manner of macabre mysteries to its shores. In the spirit of classic horror tales from EC Comics, MOON LAKE combines comedy, horror and adventure into a fantastic anthology, where each story is centered on the strange happenings of Moon Lake.
Mature Readers (contains Nudity, Graphic Violence and Adult Content)
THE GRAVE DOUG FRESHLEY Original Graphic Novel HardcoverRetail Price: $24.95 U.S.Page Count: 168 pagesFormat: hardcover with dust jacket, 6.625" x 10.25", full colorWritten by Josh HechingerIllustrated by mpMannCover by mpMannDouglas Freshley, a former schoolmaster, is hired by his longtime friend, Shane McNally to tutor their rambunctious son, Bat. But when the Delancey gang raids the McNally ranch, killing all the adults, it's up to the corpse of Doug to rise up, protect Bat and exact some good ol' frontier justice. Little does he know, however, that he is being stalked by the Deadliest Gun in the West (or anywhere): the Grim Reaper himself.
T+13 (contains material suitable for teen readers ages 13 and above)