Some Dark Horse news comics out of the ComicsPRO presentation:
• Cullen Bunn and Sergio Dávila are taking over Conan with a new #1, Conan the Slayer, due in July. Lee Bermejo will provide covers, and MArk Schultz does the variant for issue #1.
Conan the Slayer #1 Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Sergio Dávila Cover: Lee Bermejo Variant: Mark Schultz (30th Anniversary Variant) On Sale: 07/13/16 Alone, battle weary, and with nothing but his sword, Conan of Cimmeria faces his inevitable death in the arid wastes . . . but instead stumbles into a camp of Kozaki raiders. With a knife at his throat and a band of Turanian hunters at his back, will the half-dead barbarian find a new ally in the Kozaki chief? Kicking off a brand new story arc, penned by superstar writer Cullen Bunn (Harrow County) and with art by Sergio Davila (Red Sonja)!
Next, the “Red Sonja” team of writer Gail Simone and artist Walter Geovani have a new creator-owned series arriving in 2016, titled “Wonderfall.”
• Gail Simone and Walter Geovani (Red Sonja) are teaming up for Wonderfall, a new all ages series.
Wonderfall #1 Writer: Gail Simone Artist: Walter Geovani On sale: TBD
WONDERFALL is an epic fantasy, featuring the adventures of Yala, a young girl with powers even she isn’t fully aware of, against the nightmarish forces that threaten her home and family.
It’s a book of monsters, courage, and adventure as one young girl and her collection of oddball allies (and two goofy greyhounds!) go up against an insurmountable dark army of creatures from inside the Earth’s crust.
• The long awaited Moebius LIbrary is kicking things off in October with the return of the Edena Cycle.
Moebius Library: The World of Edena Volume 1 On sale: 10/26/2016 The long out-of-print Edena Cycle from Moebius gets a deluxe hardcover treatment! Moebius’s World of Edena story arc is comprised of five chapters—Upon a Star, Gardens of Edena, The Goddess, Stel, and Sra—which are all collected here.
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