Moonstone May 2010 Solicitations

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The SPIDER: The Iron Man War #1 (of 3)
Story: Norvell W. Page, Howard Hopkins, Art: J. Anthony Kosar
32pgs, b/w, $3.99
Read the story that Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster used for the 1940 SUPERMAN Sunday comic strip adventure “Bandit Robots of Metropolis” and Stan Lee/Larry Lieber used for the 1963 story in TALES OF SUSPENSE #39!!

THE SPIDER—cloaked, fanged nightmare in black—delivers swift justice with a pair of .45 automatics. Midnight shadows cast doom over exclusive Sutton Place—under attack by new evil in terror warfare—a sinister criminal mastermind in power armor named The Iron Man! 
First of a three-part Wide-Vision comic book mini-series based on the novel published in the Dec. 1939 issue of THE SPIDER magazine.
**RETAILER INCENTIVE: for every 5 copies purchased, you receive one virgin cover variant FREE!
**RETAILER INCENTIVE: any retailer who orders 5 copies of The Spider: The Iron Man War #1 and one copy of the relist of Spider: Judgement Knight…gets the aforementioned single copy of the virgin cover variant and one free copy of The Spider: The Chaos Maker!

Story: Mike Bullock
Art: Silvestre Syzilagyi
Colors by Bob Pedroza
Cover: Steve Scott
32pgs, color, $3.99

“Godfall” Part IV (of V)

Deep within the heart of HIM’s castle, The Phantom discovers he is the latest warrior to die in the arena for the amusement of the warlord’s army. As the child soldiers cheer on his opponents, Phantom must fight to the death against impossible odds. 

“If you’re looking for superhero action with a clear vision then look no further than The Phantom.”– Broken Frontier

”Mike Bullock's Phantom is a masterful extrapolation on Lee Falk's original." – Silver Bullet Comic Books

Phantom Generations Special #1
Story: Justin Gray, Mike Bullock, Aaron Shaps
Art:  John Toledo, Norman Lanting, Mick Collins
Cover: Eugenio Mattozzi
72pgs, color, $7.50
Three brand new tales in one giant-sized mag!
In “Final Roar”, join the 14th Phantom in the hunt for a rogue lion who is responsible for the deaths of many villagers…and then begins to stalk the Phantom!
In "Priceless", the 15th Phantom returns to Africa to find the perfect diamond for his betrothed, but what awaits him is far more than a pretty gem!
And in “Ghost Drum”, Venture to the wild west with the 16th Phantom, where the Masked Cowboy must battle for his life, and his soul, against an legendary murderer...

**RETAILER INCENTIVE: for every 5 copies purchased, you receive one free variant virgin-close-up cover!
**RETAILER INCENTIVE: retailers who order 5 copies or more, can order unlimited amounts of variant cover-$7.50 retail price.

The Phantom: Unmasked #2 (of 2)
Story: Martin Powell, Art: Hannibal King
Colors: Andrew Dalhouse, Covers: Franchesco, Howard Simpson
(Franchesco cover=90%, Simpson=10%)
32pgs, color, $3.99

Investigator Laughton Brice, brilliant as she is icily beautiful, traces the true origins of The Phantom into the Deep Woods, ultimately meeting the Ghost Who Walks face to face. In a deadly cat-and-mouse game of deceitful double-crosses and unexpected alliance, the Man Who Cannot Die finally faces his most evil and ancient adversary.
*RETAILER INCENTIVE: any order of 4 or more, & receive one free “close up” variant copy!
**RETAILER INCENTIVE: retailers who order 5 copies or more, can order unlimited amounts of variant cover-$3.99 retail price.

PHANTOM Double Shot #6: KGB Noir (of 6)
Stories: Mike Bullock, Joe Gentile
Art: Fernando Peniche, Cover: Dennis Calero
(2 covers: regular version = 75%, “white cover” = 25%)
24pgs, b/w, $2.99

A Special Noir Mini-Series Starring The Phantom with Tectonic Tie-In Tales Featuring Moonstone Books’ Best and Brightest Stars!
*The Phantom hits the nail on the head…with the Hammer…to conclude this gritty six part story with a bang!  And then, The Spider is out for revenge as an innocent woman and child is killed and NKVD agents are roaming the streets looking to take down one of their own!

Written by: John J. Nance, Stephen Mertz, Chuck Dixon
Chapter Art: Vatche Mavlian
Cover: Richard Clark
224 pages, b/w, squarebound, softcover, 6 x 9, $16.95
234pg Ltd Ed HC = $29.95

Featuring New York Times bestselling aviation novelist John J. Nance!

Born in the blazing crucible of war, but sworn to fight for peace, the mysterious obsidian aviator known only by the codename Captain Midnight… flies again!

An ace pilot, super secret agent, and astounding scientific genius, the heroic Captain Midnight returns when we need him most, along with his legendary Secret Squadron– to battle spies, saboteurs and the mercenary armies of the evil warmonger Ivan Shark and his delectably deadly daughter, Fury. Join the Captain and his elite air warriors in eleven all-new stories by some of the greatest adventure writers in the world, as they battle evil and fight for freedom all over the world!

*(HC edition includes a special “history of Captain Midnight” section!)

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