Upcoming furry comics for August 2007 (Diamond Previews only)
Another busy month, heavy on the werewolves and Halloweenish stuff.
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DC COMICS (http://www.dccomics.com/)
AUG070203D1 Captain Carrot and the Final Ark #1 (of 3) 32pg, color $2.99
Written by Bill Morrison, art by Scott Shaw! & Al Gordon
'The Zoo Crew is back in a 3-issue COUNTDOWN tie-in miniseries! Captain Carrot reunites the team to face a threat that begins at the 'Sandy Eggo Comic-Con' and quickly menaces the entire world! The gang's all here: Fastback, Pig-Iron, Yankee Poodle, American Eagle, Alley-Kat-Abra, and the Captain himself, taking on the Salamandroid!' But where's Little Cheese! Looks like they have American Eagle from the *Teen Titans* storyline that lost him, Fastback and Alley-Kat-Abra! Oh, the continuity!
AUG070289D1 Looney Tunes #155 32pg, color $2.25
by a myriad
'Witch Hazel has the itch for fame and is going to make Bugs her agent, whether he likes it or not!'
AUG070291D1 Scooby-Doo #125 32pg, color $2.25
by heaps of people, and Robert Pope should be ashamed of himself
Halloween stuff happens.
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IMAGE COMICS (http://www.imagecomics.com/)
AUG072020D2 Mice Templar #2 32pg, color $2.99
This is listed in the Diamond order form but not in the Previews textfile I got. Huh? Karic begins his studies under the wanderer Pilot the Tall and faces menaces like the Many.
AUG072007D2 Elephantmen: War Toys 3 (of 3) 32pg, b&w $2.99
by Richard Starkings, Moritat, etc.
MAPPO advances over the frozen wastes of Scandinavia.
ACTIVE IMAGES (http://www.activeimages.com/)
AUG073284F Moritat: Elephantmen Sketchbook 40pg, b&w $20.00
'The regular artist on Elephantmen provides pencil and ink drawings of the hybrid cast and other deadly deeds in this 7" x 11" black-and-white booklet.' The cast are deadly deeds?
AMAZE INK/SLAVE LABOR (http://www.slgpublishing.com/)
AUG073316E Gargoyles: Bad Guys #1
by Greg Weisman & Karine Charlebois
Five villains from the Gargoyles Universe have to work together on the side of Good.
Also, three issues of the Gargoyles comic are offered again.
ANTARCTIC PRESS (http://www.antarctic-press.com/)
AUG073355E Gold Digger Halloween Special 2007 32 pg, b&w $2.99
by Fred Perry and other Antarctic artists
What you think it is.
AUG073356E Gold Digger #89 32pg, color $2.99
by Fred Perry
Gina and Penny continue through the dwarven ruins, fending off nasties with assorted magical items they've found. Damage rolls every page.
AUG073357E Gold Digger Sourcebook: the Official Handbook to the Gold Digger Universe #10 32pg, color $3.95
by Fred Perry & Doug Dlin
More of the usual, ranging from Nomad Artificers to Pee Wee Talon, with FRP specs for everybody. They're not as tough as they look; 1 mega point is only 100 points, 1 giga only 10000.
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ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS (http://www.archiecomics.com/)
AUG073395E Sonic the Hedgehog #181 32pg, color $2.25
by four of 'em
Enerjak continues to make a nuisance of himself..
AUG073396E Sonic X #25 32pg, color $2.25
by Edkin, Hutchison, & Austin
If they liked an evil Sonic double, they'll love five.
AUG073397E Sonic X #26 32pg, color $2.25
by Edkin, Hutchison, & Austin
Dr. Eggman enters the wrestling ring as El Gran Gordo. Is there no limit to his infamy?
AUG073550F Thirteen Steps #3 40pg, b&w $3.99
'Justin falls in with a commune of non-aggressive werewolves who teach him the secrets of controlling his "wolfstate," but soon learns their idyllic lifestyle has a hidden dark side. He also continues to work the 13 step program. The next step? Restitution! How do you apologize for biting a guy's arm off?' MATURE THEMES
DRAWN & QUARTERLY (http://www.drawnandquarterly.com)
AUG073600H Moomin: The Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip vol. 2 hc, 9"x12", 96pg, B&W $19.95
'Drawn & Quarterly's best-selling collection of the Tove Jansson's Moomin comic strips, original published in the London Evening News in the 1950s, continues in this second volume. The Moomins--a family of Scandinavian trolls that resemble hairless hippos--attempt to hibernate, discover love and jealousy, meet new neighbors, and reinvent themselves in a "return to nature." Discover the comic strip that Neil Gaiman calls a "surrealist masterpiece" and Jeff Bone describes as "gentle, witty, and completely engrossing."' Also, volume 1 from last August is offered again.
AUG073652F Castle Waiting #2.8 24pg, b&w $3.95
by Linda Medley
'Tolly, Jain, and Simon continue to be shocked at what they do--and don't-- find in the Castle's secret passageways. Meanwhile, Chess struggles to face one of his greatest lifelong terrors, and Dr. Fell has lunch.'
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GEMSTONE PUBLISHING (http://www.gemstonepub.com/)
AUG073666E Uncle Scrooge #371 sc, 7"x10", 64pg, color $7.99
by Carl Barks et al.
AUG073667E Walt Disney's Comics & Stories #685 sc, 7"x10", 64pg, color $7.99
by Barks, Erickson & Van Horn
AUG073668E Walt Disney's Christmas Parade #5 sc, 7"x10" I guess, color $9.50
by Barks, Block, Korhonen & Scarpa
MIRAGE STUDIOS (http://www.ninjaturtles.com/)
AUG073848F Tales of Raphael: Bad Moon Rising #4 (of 4) 32pg, b&w $3.25
by Murphy, Lawson, & Talbot
The shattering conclusion.
AUG073849F Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #39 32pg, b&w $3.25
by Dan Berger & Andie Tong.
Raphael is summoned to a future full of lycanthropes.
AUG073850F Werewolves: Dead Moon Rising sc, 6"x9", 192pg, b&w $14.95
Moonstone ordinarily does comics, but they're putting out a bunch of prose fiction now, starting with this one. It's a collection of short stories by Elaine Bergstrom, Tom DeFalco, Dave Dorman, Clay Griffith, William R. Halliar, C.J. Henderson, David Michelinie, Christopher Mills, Mike Reynolds, Beau Smith, Paul D. Storrie, Dave Ulanski, and Fred Van Lente, with interior illustrations.
AUG073916H Brian Jacques' Redwall sc, 6"x9", 144pg, b&w $12.99
by Brian Jacques & Bret Blevins
The first in the long series is graphic-novelized.
RADIO COMIX (http://www.radiocomix.com/)
AUG073931F Furrlough #176 32pg, b&w $3.50
More episodes of three series: in 'Lancaster: The Ghost Detective' by Phil 'Poinko' Gibson, 'Ace and Queenie' by Rusty Haller, and 'Ebin and May' by Christina Hanson and Ed Garcia. Cover by the ever-lovely Heather Bruton.
AUG073932F Genus #86 32pg, b&w $3.50
The usual fuzzy pr0n, including 'Il Phantismo' by Shon Howell and Phil 'Poinko' Gibson. ADULT MATERIAL
SHANDA FANTASY ARTS
AUG073959F Katmandu #36 40pg, b&w $4.99
by Curtis, Loomis, Mouri, Tracer
'Liska is now Chief of her tribe, but faces the greatest challenge of her life from her giant enemy Rakon, now chief of his own tribe.' And two other backup stoires. MATURE THEMES