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AICN COMICS: SPINNER RACK PREVIEWS is our new weekly one-stop shop for previews of comics coming out in the upcoming week. Click on the pics below to gaze into the near future to read these extra special previews of comics varying from the heart of the mainstream to the tip of the edge of the fringe.
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@@@@ RADICAL PREMIERE: AFTER DARK @@@@ Dot.Comic o’ the Week: MAYA! @@@@

Hey folks, Ambush Bug here with one last reminder for folks to check out my new comic, NANNY & HANK #1 available in this month’s Previews (order # JUN100824). Be sure to tell your store to order it! I hope fans of AICN will check out the first issue when it drops in late August. It’s been getting some pretty positive reviews here and here and here and here and our own superhero said some kind words about it right here. I also was just interviewed at Comics Bulletin if you’re thirsty for more! Enjoy the preview, folks!

NANNY & HANK #1 Writer: Mark L. Miller Art: Steve Babb Publisher: Bluewater Comics In stores in August! Click on the cover for the preview!

LEGENDS: THE ENCHANTED (Hardcover Graphic Novel) Creator, Writer and Illustrator Nick Percival Publisher: Radical Comics In stores July 7th! Click on the cover for the preview!

G.I.JOE: HEARTS & MINDS #2 Writer: Max Brooks Art: Howard Chaykin & Antonio Fuso Publisher: IDW Publishing In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!

ELEPHANTMEN #26 Writer: Richard Starkings Art Moritat Publisher: Image Comics In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!

THE KILLER: MODUS VIVENDI #3 Written by Matz Illustrated by Luc Jacamon Publisher: Archaia In stores now! Click on the cover for the preview!

DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? #12 Written by Philip K. Dick Drawn by Tony Parker Publisher: BOOM! Studios In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!

VELOCITY #1 Written by Ron Marz Illustrated by Kenneth Rocafort Publisher: Top Cow In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!

WE KILL MONSTERS Tpbk Writers: Christopher Leone & Laura Harkcom Art: Brian Churilla Publisher: Red 5 Comics In stores July 14th! Click on the cover for the preview!

POLITICAL POWER: ARNOLD SCHWARTZENEGGAR #1 Written by Justin Peniston Illustrated by Matt Filer Publisher: Bluewater Comics In stores this month! Click on the cover for the preview!

THE MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK #7 Written by Roger Langridge Drawn by Amy Mebberson Publisher: BOOM! Studios In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!

THE SECRET HISTORY BOOK TEN Written by Jean-Pierre Pécau Illustrated by Igor Kordey Publisher: Archaia In stores now! Click on the cover for the preview!

ANGELUS #4 Written by Ron Marz Illustrated by Stjepan Sejic Publisher: Top Cow In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!

FAME: KRISTEN STEWART #1 Written by Kim Sherman Illustrated by Warren Martineck Publisher: Bluewater Comics In stores this month! Click on the cover for the preview!

TOY STORY #4 Written by Jesse Blaze Snider Drawn by Travis Hill & Clint Hilinski Publisher: BOOM! Studios In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS #0 Written by John Rogers & Alex Irvine Art: Andrea Di Vito & Peter Bergting Publisher: IDW Publishing Available for order in this month’s Previews! Click on the cover for the preview!

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BARON VON SHOCK? #2 Writer: Rob Zombie Art: Donny Hadiwidjaja & Val Staples Publisher: Image Comics Click on the cover for the preview, but beware…graphic content ahead!

RADICAL PREMIERE: AFTER DARK Creators Antoine Fuqua & Wesley Snipes Writer Peter Milligan Artist Jeff Nentrup Additional Art by Sara Biddle Publisher: Radical Comics In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!

Hey all, Ambush Bug here with clicktastic webcomic for your online comic habit today. MAYA is a science fiction story with superhero elements written by Chris Noeth. Check out this webseries which already has about 12 pages to enjoy! It looks to be a lot of fun with some high powered action and cool art by Noeth himself. Enjoy!

Editing, compiling, imaging, coding, logos & cat-wrangling by Ambush Bug Proofs, co-edits & common sense provided by Sleazy G

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  • June 28, 2010, 8:57 a.m. CST

    I'd Like To Be First To Say,,

    by pr1c3y

    I jerked it and came hard to the Kristen Stewart preview.

  • June 28, 2010, 9 a.m. CST

    Another D&D comic, huh?

    by letsfightinglove

    I like the callback to the old AD&D Player's Handbook cover. But, wouldn't a gnoll know what an elf looks like?

  • June 28, 2010, 9:18 a.m. CST

    It's Schwarzenegger, not Schwartzeneggar

    by RedEgiraahgnal

    I know, it's a complicated name, but it's even spelled in huge letters on the comic you are previewing!

  • June 28, 2010, 9:44 a.m. CST

    does anyone read comics anymore

    by sith_rising

    that's under the age of 35? as far as I can tell, they just read manga

  • June 28, 2010, 9:47 a.m. CST

    OT: Thanks for I Kill Giants!

    by Dave I

    This has nothing to do with the comics in THIS review, but I recall reading about I Kill Giants from this site, checked it out, and found it great! It is a title I would never have been aware of, and the cover art would probably not have caught my eye nor revealed how powerful a story was inside. Just wanted to express my sincere thanks for the heads up. It was SUCH a great comic, and without gushing too much really a better story and much more moving than I expected. Flat out awesome! A bit late to the party, but belated or not thanks for the review even if it did take me a while to get around to checking it out. <p><p>-Cheers

  • June 28, 2010, 9:54 a.m. CST

    sith_rising; I'm 32

    by Dave I

    I read comics, usually graphic novels or TPBs, but yeah I try to. It's sporadic, sometimes selective, but yeah I still love the medium. <p><p>-Cheers

  • June 28, 2010, 10:40 a.m. CST

    Quick question for any wandering @$$holes..

    by Thalya

    Anyone been reviewing Giffen's Doom Patrol - particularly #6 (the Larry ish)? Just curious whether it's futile to go archive-searching back 6 months or not.

  • June 28, 2010, 10:46 a.m. CST

    Dave I: Same here

    by Mr_Sinister

    I thought I Kill Giants was excellent! Gotta read it again soon...

  • June 28, 2010, 12:03 p.m. CST


    by The Penultimate Gunslinger

    I'm in my mid-twenties and read comics, but my 16 year-old bro and my step bro are both Manga-addicts, so I see your point. Apparently Captain America just isn't "cool" enough for the youth of today. Those fools!

  • June 28, 2010, 12:30 p.m. CST


    by IAmLegolas

    They made a comic about that TWILIGHT chick and her uncomfortablity with the limelight?

  • June 28, 2010, 12:56 p.m. CST

    Only small children and hipsters read mangas.

    by RedEgiraahgnal

    Not saying they all suck, but it's true.

  • June 28, 2010, 1:17 p.m. CST

    sith_rising and RedEgiraahgnal

    by Kontarsky

    RedEgiraahgnal - Otakus too. Wankers sit in the middle of aisles at bookstores almost tripping people, because they're too lazy to find a chair to sit in. Some were even wearing cat ears.<p>sith_rising - In my 20s. Read comics quite a bit in my early years, late teens, and early 20s, but recent shoddy writing has turned me off to most of the series I liked reading (Thor, Captain America, Starman, Batman stuff).

  • June 28, 2010, 1:23 p.m. CST

    Siekiewicz should do every cover for...

    by Jaka

    ...Do Androids Dream Electric Sheep? And why hell can't somebody make a good D&D comic? It's so open, with so many possibilities, it should be incredibly easy. Oh well. Maybe next time.

  • June 28, 2010, 1:57 p.m. CST


    by kungfuhustler84

    Because if everybody had that attitude, I'm not sure comic creators could make enough money to continue making those comics you so readily read for free. I myself have realized I couldn't possibly pay for all the comics I want to read, but I think it's rude to go into a store, sit around for an hour or two, and then just not buy anything. If you really enjoy reading all those comics weekly, finding one book and supporting it financially wouldn't be that hard would it?

  • June 28, 2010, 2:11 p.m. CST


    by hallmitchell

    I heard Wizard are having a revamp. I hope that gets previewed. Mark Millar as guest editor.

  • June 28, 2010, 2:51 p.m. CST

    While I don't agree with Fareal...

    by Jaka

    ...I don't think the blame is his. No, the blame rests squarely on whatever store is allowing that behavior to happen. They need to train their employees to have an understanding of the situation and the balls to take care of it. But that's not the world we live in anymore. Customer service in those bigger stores consists of apathy towards the consumer because they're interrupting a conversation that was taking place with a co-worker. I can assure you most LCS don't let that kind of mess take place.

  • June 28, 2010, 3:37 p.m. CST

    D&D looks pretty good!

    by Spacelab

    nice to see this title focused on gameplay ideas. Have a rotating cast of characters and creators, and it could be awesome. one idea for that title: Just like marvel's recent Iron Fist title, have the names of the attacks appear, so people can use those in tabletop gameplay. (ex: "bull rush attack," "sword dancing" etc.)

  • June 28, 2010, 6 p.m. CST

    The Origin of Arnold Schwarzenegger!

    by Amazing Maurice

    Fucking brilliant idea!<P>Someone buy the movie rights!

  • June 28, 2010, 6:46 p.m. CST

    The D&D looks pretty good? Really?!

    by Jaka

    I respect your opinion - to each their own. But I think it looks about four steps past completely awful.

  • June 28, 2010, 7:57 p.m. CST


    by sonnyhooper a fine piece of comic book ass. <p> what? <p> she is. you just can't go wrong with a green outfit on a red-head.

  • June 28, 2010, 10:35 p.m. CST

    Baron Von Shock

    by v1cious

    Issue 1 was surprisingly good. A lot better than one would expect.

  • June 29, 2010, 8:25 a.m. CST

    I Vant To Schay Danke To Red...

    by Buzz Maverik

    ...foah korrechtung der Ascholz on der schpellink ob mein name. Dey don't reilly edit der schite bery vell. I mean, hab you scheen how mein gut freud Hahry schells "noone"? Vat der hell isch dat, noonie? Vat der hell isch ein "noonie"? Vell, I know what ein "noonie" isch bot I dond dink dat isch vat Hahry isch tryink to schell. Anyvay, go und schee me in mein new films DER EXPINDERBLES costhahing Tom Hanks und Ben Schtilluh, und mein new boddy komohdy vhich I vill schoon be done vit filmink KUHLIFOHNIA in vich I play ein foamah bohdy builtuh und moobie schtah who isch vay ovah hisch headt ash der gubuhnuh ob Kuhlifohnia und hijingz ischu.

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