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ARCHAIA MAY 2011 SOLICITATIONS

CYCLOPS #5 (OF 8 )
FEEDING GROUND #6 (OF 6)
THE SECRET HISTORY BOOK SEVENTEEN
BERONA’S WAR VOL. 2: FIGHT FOR AMITY Original Graphic Novel Hardcover
DAYS MISSING VOL. 2: KESTUS Collected Edition Hardcover

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    OFFERING 1

Cyclops #5

CYCLOPS #5 (OF 8 )
Retail Price: $3.95 U.S.
Page Count: 32 pages
Format: saddle bound, 6.875” x 10.25”, full color
Written by Matz
Illustrated by Jamin de Meyere
Cover by Jamin de Meyere

DIAMOND ORDER CODE: MAR11 0856
UPC: 811514010757 00511

The Rebel, Part One. Douglas Pistoia is a new kind of soldier, his missions broadcast live on television for ratings and profit, and he’s becoming a media star. After a few days relaxing in Mexico City, Doug and his unit return to the field, arriving at a deserted village on the border between Argentina and Chile—deserted, because its inhabitants have been methodically massacred… New artist Jamin de Meyere takes over for Luc Jacamon in the second half of this critically acclaimed miniseries.

Mature Readers (series contains Nudity, Graphic Violence and Adult Content)

    OFFERING 2

Feeding Ground #6

FEEDING GROUND #6 (OF 6)
Retail Price: $3.95 U.S.
Page Count: 64 pages
Format: saddle bound, 6.625” x 10.25”, full color
Created by Swifty Lang, Michael Lapinski and Chris Mangun
Written by Swifty Lang
Illustrated by Michael Lapinski
Cover by Michael Lapinski

DIAMOND ORDER CODE: MAR11 0857
UPC: 811514010405 00611

Sheep’s Clothing. The epic conclusion to the story Ain’t It Cool News calls “one of the most interesting werewolf [tales] in years.” Blood has been spilled and now is the time for vengeance. As the Border Patrol invades the Blackwell Industries compound, young Flaca is forced to choose between her father and her dark benefactor, Alejandro Blackwell. The rest of her family have won a new life in the United States, but, will the hunger overtake them as well? The outcome will forever change the American landscape. Included is the story told in Spanish at no extra cost!

Mature Readers (Contains graphic violence)

    OFFERING 3

The Secret History #17

THE SECRET HISTORY BOOK SEVENTEEN
Retail Price: $5.95
Page Count: 48 pages
Format: perfect bound, 6.625” x 10.25”, full color
Written by Jean-Pierre Pécau
Illustrated by Igor Kordey
Colors by Leonard O’Grady
Cover by Manchu & Olivier Vatine

DIAMOND ORDER CODE: MAR11 0858
UPC: 811514010542 01711

Operation Kadesh. 1956: In the Egyptian desert, Curtis settles accounts and conducts his personal crusade to avenge the death of this wife Nimue, the mother of Pandora, putting him on a collision course with General Nasser and the Condor as they try to retrieve the secrets buried in the Red Fort, where it all began. But the Archons do not control events they way they once did. Meanwhile, in Budapest, a new player arrives and changes the course of history. The critically acclaimed historical fiction series with an occult bent continues!

Mature Readers (series contains Nudity, Graphic Violence and Adult Content)

    OFFERING 4

Berona's War Vol. 2: Fight for Amity HC

BERONA’S WAR VOL. 2: FIGHT FOR AMITY Original Graphic Novel Hardcover
Retail Price: $19.95
Page Count: 144 pages
Format: hardcover with dust jacket, 5.75” x 8.75”, full color
Written by Anthony Coffey and Jesse Labbé
Illustrated by Anthony Coffey and Jesse Labbé
Cover by Anthony Coffey and Jesse Labbé

DIAMOND ORDER CODE: MAR11 0859
ISBN: 978-1936393169

You’ve met the characters, you’ve seen their weapons, you’ve witnessed their war in BERONA’S WAR: FIELD GUIDE. And now, you can know their stories. BERONA’S WAR VOL.2: THE FIGHT FOR AMITY brings to life the blood-hungry warriors and races of Berona and takes you deep within their individual tales. Follow the soldier as he enters his final battle. Witness the elite teams at work behind the scenes. Learn the savage ways of the Condyle warriors, and the vicious speed of the Ele-Alta Slayers. Watch as the brave struggle for glory, obtain it, then live to see it stripped from them. Will it be a glorious death, or will it be the death of a coward? The battles have just begun to rage, and the War has so much left to claim.

T +13 (Contains material suitable for teen readers age 13 and above)

    OFFERING 5

Days Missing Vol. 2: Kestus HC

DAYS MISSING VOL. 2: KESTUS Collected Edition Hardcover
Retail Price: $24.95
Page Count: 144 pages
Format: hardcover with dust jacket, 6.625” x 10.25”, full color
Written by Phil Hester
Illustrated by David Marquez
Cover by Alex Ross

DIAMOND ORDER CODE: MAR11 0861
ISBN: 978-1936393107

Archaia Black Label and Roddenberry Productions are proud to present the thrilling sequel to the critically acclaimed series DAYS MISSING. DAYS MISSING: KESTUS continues the saga of The Steward, a mysterious being whose ability to “fold” days of time has resulted in critical human events being absent from our historical record. Their existence is not remembered…but the occurrences of these days have forever changed the course of our evolution. Since humanity’s birth, The Steward has stood as a guiding force for our species. But now, he is not alone! The emergence of the ancient being, Kestus, may put everything he knows in question, and the future of those he means to protect in jeopardy. DAYS MISSING: KESTUS spans the ages, featuring adventures about ancient China, the burning of Egypt’s Alexandria, the 1969 moon launch, Y2K, and the Large Hadron Collider.

T +13 (Contains material suitable for teen readers age 13 and above)