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The June 2007 solicits...
« on: 27 March, 2007, 06:40:25 AM »
Here's what's in the current Previews, shipping to comic shops this weekend.

Check the price on TPO, Adventurer... good grief!  You're better ordering that one off amazon.uk.


2000 AD #1540-1543
by Various
Hard-edged, gritty SF tales from Britain's award-winning SF weekly anthology title! Jared
McKay makes a last stand against the creatures from beyond in "Detonator X" by Ian
Edginton (Scarlet Traces) and Steve Yeowell (Sebastian O); there's brutal espionage in
"Greysuit," by Pat Mills (Marshal Law) and John Higgins (Thunderbolt Jaxon); a new
character makes his debut in the shape of 17th century zombie-killer "Defoe," by Pat
Mills and Leigh Gallagher; future hitmen "Sinister Dexter" are embroiled in citywide
gang warfare, courtesy of Dan Abnett and various guest artists; and Judge Dredd patrols
the mean streets of "Mega-City One," by John Wagner (A History of Violence), Richard
Elson, and Colin MacNeil! (C: 0-1-2)
#1540-1543â??Magazine, 32pgs, PC SRP: $4.10

by Various
More classic cuts from the 2000 AD archives this issue, go into the psi of the storm in
"The Mind of Wolfie Smith" by Tom Tully and Ian Gibson (Ballad of Halo Jones)! (C: 0-
Magazine, 116pgs, FC SRP: $5.99

by Pat Mills & Charley Adlard
The long awaited sequel to classic 2000 AD strip "Invasion!" In 1999 Britain was invaded
by the Volgans, led by the despotic Marshall Vashkov. With the royal family exiled to
Canada and a puppet government installed, the United Kingdom was quickly under
oppressive military rule. When lorry driver Bill Savage discovered his wife and kids had
been killed by a stray Volgan shell, he began an one-man war against the aggressors. He
escaped to Canada, but now in 2004 heâ??s back and continuing to lead the resistance. (C:
SC, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $26.99

by David Bishop
For 30 years 2000 AD has been one of the most influential science fiction comics in the
world. Home to such respected characters as Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog, and Rogue
Trooper, the Galaxyâ??s Greatestâ??s influence on the world of comic books as a whole is
incalculable. Now, fomer 2000 AD editor David Bishop explores the history of this
legendary comic in a comprehensive and fully illustrated book. (C: 0-1-2)
SC, 260pgs, B&W SRP: $39.99

by Various
Plunge into the crime-ridden world of zero-tolerance lawman Judge Dredd! Psi-Judge
Cassandra Anderson must uncover the truth behind the city-smashing mekanoids in "Big
Robots" by Alan Grant (Lobo) and Dave Taylor; Dredd faces his demons in "Blood of
Satanus III: The Tenth Circle" by Pat Mills and John Hicklenton; and the dreaded Angel
Gang is after a valuable Cursed Earth treasure in "Before They Wuz Dead" by Simon
Spurrier (Gutsville) and Steve Roberts. And a familiar face returns to "Mega-City One,"
courtesy of John Wagner and Pete Doherty (Shaolin Cowboy). Plus interviews, reviews,
and much more! (C: 0-1-2)
Magazine, 64pgs, PC SRP: $7.50

by Alan Grant & Carlos Ezquerra
Following the Atom Wars in the 22nd century, many of the survivors were mutated by the
Strontium 90 fallout. Unable to get regular jobs, forced into ghettoes, and considered an
underclass by the "norms," the only work open to them was bounty hunting. These Search
Destroy Agents â?? or Strontium Dogs â?? hunt the criminals too dangerous for the
Galactic Crime Commission. One such S/D Agent is Johnny Alpha, whose eyes enable
him to see through solid objects. Book 2 collects together such classic stories as "Outlaw"
and "The Moses Incident." (C: 0-1-2)
SC, 288pgs, B&W SRP: $28.99


by Frank Hampson & Don Harley
In this much-anticipated reprint of the original rare and action-packed story from the high
point of the Dan Dare saga â?? Dan, Lex, and Digby, with their alien guide Lero, finally
make planetfall on Cryptos. But the Phant invasion has already begun! Our heroes must
fight a desperate battle to save two worlds! This continues the classic "Man from
Nowhere" storyline and features a brand new introduction and exclusive feature material!
(C: 0-1-2)
HC, 9x12, 144pgs, FC SRP: $24.95

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Re: The June 2007 solicits......
« Reply #1 on: 27 March, 2007, 10:58:44 AM »
We're in danger of getting Pat Mills overload this year.
We never really die.