Moonstone Solicitations For Januari 2010

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Moonstone Publishing has provided BF with info and images on all their titles, shipping worldwide in Januari 2010.


Story: Martin Powell, Gary Phillips
Art: Pablo Marcos, Roberto Castro
Cover: Dan Brereton, Doug Pagacz
32pgs, color, $2.99
A Moonstone “Return of the Originals” event!

For the first time ever…since his beginnings in 1933, predating Superman and Batman, The Spider now has his own ongoing straight up comic book series!
The most relentless destroyer of the guilty the world has ever seen is back in all of his “bloody pulp” action! Even the Punisher can’t hold a candle to the body count The Spider racks up!

There was no escape for Nita Van Sloan, abducted by a horde of inhuman monstrosities, doomed to become the victim of a diabolical experiment. The Spider, Master of Men, strikes back with a vengeance, fighting alone against the brutally brilliant creator of the Frankenstein Legion, in a desperate race against time to save the only woman who shares his darkest secrets!

And then, double shot action with Operator 5 by (Vertigo’s) Gary Phillips

(Covers are 75% Brereton, 25% Pagacz)
**Retailer incentive: for every TWO copies you buy, get one free!


Story: Beau Smith, Tony Lee
Art: Eduardo Barreto, Giovanni Timpano
Covers: Mark Wheatley, Ruben Procopio
48pgs, color, $4.99

It may be winter, but the action’s blazing hot in this Winter Special featuring the spy heroes of the A.C.T.I.O.N. Directorate!
For the first time ever, the Green Hornet teams up with Captain Action in a sizzling sixties showdown! Get your buzz on as for this prose adventure featuring these two icons!

PLUS: the Original Captain Action must confront a beautiful French Spy, a Communist Yeti and a 3,000 foot drop! And strap on your skis for another escapade with the world’s second favorite British Agent, Lady Action in this fun filled, pun filled romp by Tony Lee. You know cats don’t like the water, but they really hate the snow! Find out why in another ferocious adventure starring Action Boy’s pet panther, Khem!

(covers split 50/50)

**Retailer incentive, if you order more than 4 copies, get one FREE alternate Ruben Procopio cover!


Story: Elaine Lee
Art: Ronn Sutton
Colors: Ken Wolak
Cover: Malcolm McClinton
32pgs, color, $3.99

The ALL NEW adventures of the first female private eye continue!

Join Vertigo’s (“Vamps”) writer Elaine Lee as Honey goes undercover on the set of low budget sci fi film Amazons of Mars to investigate the mysterious death of Zu Zu Varga, queen of the B movies. It looks like murder, but who had motive? Was it the scheming ingénue, the down on his luck director, the jealous agent, or the ageing teen heartthrob? Robots, aliens and murder in 1960s CA!

(covers: McClinton = 75%, photo = 25%)

The Spider: “Burning Lead for the Walking Dead” GN

Story & Art: Mark Wheatley
64pgs, 7” x 10”, b/w, squarebound, $7.99
ISBN 10: 1 933076 89 5
13: 978 1 933076 89 8

And now, representing…
Eisner winner Mark Wheatley brings us a plague of blood crazed zombies that are spreading across the city. Only the swift cold justice of THE SPIDER stands between the remnants of humanity and the hoards of the Cannibal Queen. Can even THE SPIDER have enough BURNING LEAD FOR THE WALKING DEAD?

Expanded, updated and includes unseen art and information from the vaults of THE SPIDER!


Story: TY Templeton
Art: David Cutler
Cover: Jason Edmiston
40pgs, color, $3.99

There was a group of colorful heroes up in the frozen North of Canada. But these characters have never seen print in the United States. Until now.
Moonstone’s ALL CANADIAN creative team tells an all new story, updating these characters, complete with added, never before seen reprints of classic tales!
Dwindling resources have led the world to the brink of war. A device is set off that was meant to disarm all the radioactive material on Earth, but instead it plunges most of the planet into a permanent blackout. A new, electricity free Dark Age, from which there seems to be no escape.
All except for a one long stretch of North America a hundred miles wide and three thousand miles long through Alaska, across Canada, and down to Detroit through to New York City.

Secret Agent X#2

Story: Mel Odom, Mike W. Barr
Art: Robert Geronimo
Colors: Jason Jensen
Cover: Tom Grindberg
32pgs, color, $3.99

A Moonstone “Return of the Originals” event!

The man without a face, without a name, and without a home, is the USA’s ultimate spy machine. He can do it all…fast, efficient, and without remorse. He is a master disguise maker, and a master engineer of gadgets ahead of their time. He can be anybody, anywhere…you will never see him coming. Plus: The Green Lama!


story: Mike Bullock*
art: Michael Metcalf*
cover: Shawn Van Briesen
32pgs, b/w, $3.50

A Moonstone “Return of the Originals” event!

Two heroes are on a collision course with a psychotic army of killers as the lives of the city’s street population hangs in the balance. The criminal mastermind is revealed but Black Bat and Death Angel may not live to tell about it.

Don’t miss the thrilling conclusion of Black Death, same black time, same death channel! Before the caped crusader patrolled the streets, before horn head prowled the back alleys, the original dark avenger hunted evil men. The Black Bat is back and hell’s coming with him!

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