Preview Action Lab Danger Zone’s New Releases: ‘Sleigher: The Heavy Metal Santa Claus’ #1, ‘Tomboy’ #6, ‘Vampblade’ #6 (Out 7/27)

On Wednesday, July 27th, Action Lab: Danger Zone has three new releases hitting newsstands.

Dishing out a holiday ass-whoopin’ is “SLEIGHER: THE HEAVY METAL SANTA CLAUS” #1, the plot thickens in “TOMBOY #6,” and in “VAMPBLADE #6,” Katie takes on Mom Spaceknight?

Here’s a look at the covers and preview pages of the releases from Action Lab: Danger Zone this Wednesday (Today!) for New Comics Day!

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ACTION LAB: DANGER ZONE COMICS IN STORES THIS WEEK
New Releases for the week of July 20th, 2016

SLEIGHER: THE HEAVY METAL SANTA CLAUS #1

Writer(s):Rob Harrington & Adam Horrigan
Artist Name(s): Axur Eneas (Art), Alessandro Alessi (Colors), Chas! Pangburn (Letters)
Cover Artist(s):Axur Eneas (Regular), Tony Fleecs (Variant)

Sleigher is the most recent (and reluctant) heir of the centuries old lineage to bear the title of
“Santa Claus.”He’d rather slam back bourbon than glasses of milk, and blast metal instead of
carols. But when evil rears its head before he’s delivered
a single present, maybe he’s found his true calling — dishing out a holiday ass whoopin’!!!
Christmas in July…headbanger style – featuring a limited edition variant cover
by Tony Fleecs (My Little Pony)

32 pages/ Rated M / FC                           $3.99 (reg)/ $4.99 (var)



TOMBOY #6

Writer(s): M. Goodwin
Artist Name(s): M. Goodwin, Colors by Michelle Wong
Cover Artist(s): M.Goodwin, Thomas Paul Thesen

With Jessica’s life on the line, Addison makes the dangerous decision to confront the corrupt
Detective Tico and his partners. Shocking choices must be made and Addison’s pursuit of justice forces her to face a rather monstrous truth about her dedication to the cause.

32 pages/ Rated T+ / FC                           $3.99 (reg)/ $4.99 (var)



VAMPBLADE #6

Writer(s): Jason Martin
Artist Name(s): Winston Young 
Cover Artist(s): Winston Young (cover A – regular, and cover B), Joe Pekar (cover C and D), Andrew Mangum (cover E and F) 

Cover B – Risqué variant (limited to 1500): Winston Young
Cover C – Artist variant (limited to 1500): Joe Pekar
Cover D – Artist Risqué (limited to 2000): Joe Pekar
Cover E – “90s Monster” variant  (limited to 1500): Andrew Mangum
Cover F – “90s Monster” Risqué (limited to 2000): Andrew Mangum 

Vampblade’s in for the fight of her life… instead of facing more mindless monsters, an all-new super deadly sword wielding foe crosses blades with Katie. Who or what is Mom Spaceknight, and why is she unleashing cosmic hell on our cosplaying slayer?!?

Features “artist”, “90s Monster” and risqué variant covers.

32 pages/ Rated T+ / FC                           $3.99 (reg)/ $4.99 (var) 

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Action LabABOUT ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT– Formed in 2010 with the purpose of pooling their collective talents into a single, powerful entity, the members of Action Lab Entertainment have countless years in multimedia publishing, design, and business.  Their first release, Fracture, was successfully funded through Kickstarter and since then they have continued their mission to produce high quality, genre-spanning entertainment.  Since its formation, the accolades for A.L.E continue to build on a daily basis.  Among its more popular titles are all ages material like the Eisner, Glyph, Shel Dorf Award nominated series PRINCELESS, MIRACULOUS (based on the Nickelodeon Television series), Jamal Igle’s MOLLY DANGER, Artist/ Writer Katie Cook’s GRONK and Gayle Middleton’s (My Little Pony, The Littlest Pet Shop) monstrously adorable VAMPLETS. Action Lab’s Mature Readers imprint ACTION LAB DANGER ZONE continues to push the envelope of comics entertainment with titles as varied as Charles Band’s PUPPET MASTER and Dan Mendoza’s over the top horror-comedy ZOMBIE TRAMP, VAMPBLADE and ITTY BITTY BUNNIES IN RAINBOW PIXIE CANDY LAND.

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