[Solicitations] Action Lab: Danger Zone – September 2018

Action Lab Danger Zone

PopCultHQ looks at all of the comics and trades releasing
from Action Lab Entertainment‘s Danger Zone imprint in September 2018…

The following titles will be available for purchase in comic shops everywhere!

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Aberrant #4 Cover A
Aberrant #4 Cover A
Aberrant #4 Cover B
Aberrant #4 Cover B

ABERRANT #4

Writer:
Rylend Grant


Artists:
Davi Leon Dias (Artist),
Iwan Joko Triyono (Colorist),
HdE (Letterer)


Cover Artists (both covers):

Davi Leon Dias (Artist),
Iwan Joko Triyono (Colorist)

32 pgs./ M / FC   $3.99

CHAPTER 4: I BELIEVE I CAN FLY.

Global political hell breaks loose when Russia’s Bond villain of a President cavalierly announces that he is pressing into service the world’s first aberrant military unit. In a desperate attempt to restore order, Article 13’s mole inside NORCO makes a truly audacious move. Featuring the music of R&B superstar R. Kelly.

DIAMOND ITEM CODES:
JUL181446 – ABERRANT #4 Cover A
JUL181447 – ABERRANT #4 Cover B


Black Betty #8 Cover A
Black Betty #8 Cover A
Black Betty #8 Cover C
Black Betty #8 Cover C
Black Betty #8 Cover E
Black Betty #8 Cover E

BLACK BETTY #8

Cover Artists:
Rafael Dantas (Covers A-B),
Trevor Grace (Covers C-D),
Bill McKay (Covers E-F)
32 pgs./ M / FC   $4.99

It’s time for Betty to take out a siren! But can she avoid the siren’s song long enough to do it??

DIAMOND ITEM CODES:
JUL181448 – BLACK BETTY #8 Cover A – Rafael Dantas (unlimited)
JUL181449 – BLACK BETTY #8 Cover B – Rafael Dantas Tattered & Torn (limited to 2500)
JUL181450 – BLACK BETTY #8 Cover C – Trevor Grace artist variant (limited to 2000)
JUL181451 – BLACK BETTY #8 Cover D – Trevor Grace Risque (limited to 2500)
JUL181452 – BLACK BETTY #8 Cover E – Bill McKay (limited to 2000)
JUL181453 – BLACK BETTY #8 Cover F – Bill McKay Risque (limited to 2500)


BRIGANDS: RUIN OF THIEVES TPB

Writer:
Ram V

Artists:
Sumit Kumar,
Rosh,
Aditya Bidikar


Cover Artist:
Sumit Kumar

128 pgs./ M / FC $14.99

Our Brigands taken off death-row have reached a foreign land to steal The Myros Pendulum. An act of necessity will spark a war and in the rasping sands of Rhool, pursued by fatal ambitions, our heroes must overcome their pasts and their mistrust of each other if they are to make it out alive. But, betrayal and unforeseen ends lie in wait around the corner, for the prize they seek may very well be The Ruin of Thieves.

DIAMOND ITEM CODE
JUL181433 – BRIGANDS Vol. 2 TPB


DollFace #20 Cover A
DollFace #20 Cover C
DollFace #20 Cover C
DollFace #20 Cover E
DollFace #20 Cover E

DOLLFACE #20

Writers:
Bryan Seaton,
Nicole D’Andria

Artist:
Marco Maccagni

Cover Artists:
Daniel “Catman” Salcedo (Covers A-B),
Richard Garcia (Covers C-D),
Dan Mendoza (Covers E-L)

32 pgs./ M / FC $4.99

Lila’s hunt for Melora’s witch coven continues. The Horned Prince makes Lila a tempting offer that can release her family. Will the love of her family and revenge against the witches cause Lila to take him up on it? Can Lila defeat Melora without his help? What does it all mean for the two friends that have stood beside her this whole time? Don’t miss this action packed issue with 4 special Mendoza “Real Girl” covers reviving some of Lila’s favorite TV shows. Covers are randomly distributed. Be sure to collect them all.

DIAMOND ITEM CODES:
JUL181455 – DOLLFACE #20 Cover A – Daniel “Catman” Salcedo (unlimited)
JUL181456 – DOLLFACE #20 Cover B – Daniel “Catman” Salcedo Risqué variant cover (limited to 2000)
JUL181457 – DOLLFACE #20 Cover C – Richard Garcia Pin-up variant cover (limited to 1500)
JUL181458 – DOLLFACE #20 Cover D – Richard Garcia Pin-up Risqué variant cover (limited to 2000)
JUL181459 – DOLLFACE #20 Cover E – Dan Mendoza Real Girl variant cover (4 random versions, limited to 500 of each total 2000)
JUL181460 – DOLLFACE #20 Cover F – Dan Mendoza Real Girl variant cover (4 random versions, limited to 500 of each total 2000)
JUL181461 – DOLLFACE #20 Cover G – Dan Mendoza Real Girl variant cover (4 random versions, limited to 500 of each total 2000)
JUL181462 – DOLLFACE #20 Cover H – Dan Mendoza Real Girl variant cover (4 random versions, limited to 500 of each total 2000)
JUL181463 – DOLLFACE #20 Cover I – Dan Mendoza Real Girl Risqué variant cover (4 random versions, limited to 500 of each total 2000)
JUL181464 – DOLLFACE #20 Cover J – Dan Mendoza Real Girl Risqué variant cover (4 random versions, limited to 500 of each total 2000)
JUL181465 – DOLLFACE #20 Cover K – Dan Mendoza Real Girl Risqué variant cover (4 random versions, limited to 500 of each total 2000)
JUL181466 – DOLLFACE #20 Cover L – Dan Mendoza Real Girl Risqué variant cover (4 random versions, limited to 500 of each total 2000)


DOLLFACE Vol. 5

Writers: Dan Mendoza, Bryan Seaton & Nicole D’Andria
Artist: Marco Maccagni
Cover Artist: Dan Mendoza

128 pgs./M/FC $14.99

The ball jointed witch hunter DollFace and her ghostly pal Ivan are battling a witch for a magical crystal. This volume of the best-selling Action Lab title collects issues #17-20.

DIAMOND ITEM CODE
JAN188466 – DOLLFACE Vol. 5 TPB


Double Jumpers: Full Circle Jerks #2 Cover A
Double Jumpers: Full Circle Jerks #2 Cover A
Double Jumpers: Full Circle Jerks #2 Cover B
Double Jumpers: Full Circle Jerks #2 Cover B

DOUBLE JUMPERS: FULL CIRCLE JERKS #2

Writer: Dave Dwonch
Artists: Sergio Rios (art),
Geraldo Filho w/ Megan Huang (color)

Cover Artists:
Sergio Rios (Cover A),
Daniel J. Logan (Cover B)

32 pgs./ M / FC $3.99

While Jason and the other programmers fall prey to the most unlikely villain in their videogame, Dungeon Lords 2, Danielle faces a villain of her own in the real world—her father, the creator of the original Dungeon Lords. Plus, the fate of Pilfer REVEALED!

CBR’s “Top 100” series returns, from the writer of Infinite Seven and Cyrus Perkins and the Haunted Taxi Cab!

DIAMOND ITEM CODES:
JUL181467 – DOUBLE JUMPERS: FULL CIRCLE JERKS #2 (OF 4) Cover A
JUL181468 – DOUBLE JUMPERS: FULL CIRCLE JERKS #2 (OF 4) Cover B


GUNCATS #2

Writer: Samantha Wallschlaeger
Artists: Joge, Rosa “Rozakaz” Rantila

Cover Artists: Joge, Rosa “Rozakaz” Rantila

32 pgs./ T+/ FC $3.99

Cass and Iola have been hired by a rich exotic creature dealer to bag one of the most dangerous beasts in the galaxy: the bulgor. But when they track the creature down on its homeworld, they run headlong into a fight they weren’t expecting—and make a new friend along the way. Can the guncats save their little buddy before every beasthunter in the galaxy tracks them down?

DIAMOND ITEM CODE:
JUL181469 – GUNCATS #2


Vampblade Season 3 #7 Cover A
Vampblade Season 3 #7 Cover A
Vampblade Season 3 #7 Cover C
Vampblade Season 3 #7 Cover C
Vampblade Season 3 #7 Cover E
Vampblade Season 3 #7 Cover E

VAMPBLADE Season 3 #7

Writer: Jason Martin
32 pgs./ M / FC       $4.99

With the original Katie on a journey to Hell to rescue her girlfriend, the alternate universe Katie must survive on her own as Vampblade for the first time.

Features 3 regular and risqué variants, including two covers from Dan Mendoza (Zombie Tramp, DollFace)!!

DIAMOND ITEM CODES:
JUL181470 – VAMPBLADE Season 3 #7 Cover A – Marcelo Costa Regular Cover (unlimited)
JUL181471 – VAMPBLADE Season 3 #7 Cover B – Marcelo Costa Risqué variant (limited to 2000)
JUL181472 – VAMPBLADE Season 3 #7 Cover C – Joel Ojeda Artist variant (limited to 1000)
JUL181473 – VAMPBLADE Season 3 #7 Cover D – Joel Ojeda Artist risqué (limited to 1500)
JUL181474 – VAMPBLADE Season 3 #7 Cover E – Mendoza variant (limited to 1000)
JUL181475 – VAMPBLADE Season 3 #7 Cover F – Mendoza risqué (limited to 1500)

 


Zombie Tramp #52 Cover A Celor
Zombie Tramp #52 Cover A Celor
Zombie Tramp #52 Cover C
Zombie Tramp #52 Cover C
Zombie Tramp #52 Cover E
Zombie Tramp #52 Cover E

ZOMBIE TRAMP #52

Writer: Dan Mendoza
Artist: Celor

Cover Artists:
Celor (Covers A-B)
Joel Ojeda (Covers C-D)
Dan Mendoza (Covers E-F)

32 pgs./ M / FC $4.99

With Janey gone, do the remaining Danger Dolls – Vampblade, DollFace, and Black Betty – actually feel some remorse?

Features 3 regular and risqué variants, including two covers from series creator Dan Mendoza (DollFace)!!

DIAMOND ITEM CODES:
JUL181476 – ZOMBIE TRAMP #52 Cover A – Celor Regular Cover (unlimited)
JUL181477 – ZOMBIE TRAMP #52 Cover B – Celor Risqué (limited to 2500)
JUL181478 – ZOMBIE TRAMP #52 Cover C – Joel Ojeda artist variant (limited to 2000)
JUL181479 – ZOMBIE TRAMP #52 Cover D – Joel Ojeda artist risqué variant (limited to 2500)
JUL181480 – ZOMBIE TRAMP #52 Cover E – Mendoza risqué variant A (limited to 2500)
JUL181481 – ZOMBIE TRAMP #52 Cover F – Mendoza risqué variant B (limited to 2500)


Re-releases: Action Lab: Danger Zone for September 2018


GINGERDEAD MAN: BAKING BAD TPB

Writer:
Brockton McKinney

Artists:
Sergio Rios (pencils/inks),
Marcelo Costa (colors)

Cover Artists:
Sergio Rios (pencils/inks),
Marcelo Costa (colors)

96 pgs./ M / FC $9.99

From the cult classic Full Moon film comes the all new epic tale of the serial-killing dough boy!  There’s new designer drug called Confection and the abandoned Betty’s Bakery has been taken over by a gang of drug dealers! But by using a leftover box of seasoning containing the remaining ashes of Millard Findlemeyer, the gang has unwittingly baked up one killer cookie!

DIAMOND ITEM CODE:
MAR160996 – GINGERDEAD MAN: BAKING BAD TPB


OBLIVION TPB

Writer: Tim Seeley
Artists: Romina Moranelli (pencils/inks), Marcelo Costa (colors)
Cover Artists: Tim Seeley (pencils/inks), Marcelo Costa (colors)

128 pgs./ T+ / FC $14.99

A sequel to the acclaimed Full Moon space western that introduced the world to “cowboys and aliens!” The backwater planet Oblivion has fallen on hard times, but everything’s about to get harder for Marshall Zack Stone with the arrival of Lyz Azorr, the daughter of notorious outlaw, RED EYE!

DIAMOND ITEM CODE:
AUG161075 – OBLIVION TPB


Puppet Master Volume 1 The Offering Cover
Puppet Master Volume 1 The Offering Cover

PUPPET MASTER Vol. 1 TPB: THE OFFERING

Writer: Shawn Gabborin
Artists: Michela Da Sacco (pencils/inks), Yann Perrelet (colors)
Cover Artists: Michela Da Sacco (pencils/inks), Yann Perrelet (colors)

96 pgs./ T+ / FC $14.99

Charles Band’s long running cult classic horror film series makes its way to the comic page! When a group of friends set out to use the abandoned Bodega Bay Inn as a party spot, they find out first hand that the bizarre local folklore is more truth than fantasy as an army of twisted autonomous Puppets have their way with the trespassing teens! The Puppets are back, and they’re out for blood!

DIAMOND ITEM CODE:
JUL150893 – PUPPET MASTER Vol. 1 TPB: THE OFFERING


Puppet Master Volume 2 Rebirth Cover
Puppet Master Volume 2 Rebirth Cover

PUPPET MASTER Vol. 2 TPB: REBIRTH

Writer: Shawn Gabborin
Artists: Michela Da Sacco (Pencils/Inks) and Yann Perrelet (Colors)
Cover Artists: Michela Da Sacco (Pencils/Inks) and Daniel Morales Olvera (Colors)

128 pgs./ T+ / FC $14.99

After a lifetime of being manipulated by a succession of Masters, Andre Toulon’s Puppets may have finally found a way out. Is the psychic Madam Adon the savior they have been looking for? And if so, what is the price of freedom?

REBIRTH moves the Puppet Master universe in a bold new direction! Collects issues 4-7 of the ongoing series!

DIAMOND ITEM CODE:
OCT151032 – PUPPET MASTER Vol. 2 TPB: REBIRTH


Puppet Master Volume 3 The Wooden Boy Cover
Puppet Master Volume 3 The Wooden Boy Cover

PUPPET MASTER Vol. 3 TPB: THE WOODEN BOY

Writer: Shawn Gabborin
Artists: Antonio Ontiveros (pencils/inks), Daniel Morales Olvera (colors)

Cover Artists:
Front Cover: Glenn Lumsden (Pencils/Inks/Colors)
Back Cover: Antonio Ontiveros (pencils/inks), Daniel Morales Olvera (colors)

128 pgs./ T+ / FC $14.99

For nearly twenty years a life-sized puppet has tormented the children of the Bouldeston Institute for Mentally Troubled Tots and Teens. When her scare tactics escalate to murder, a young patient named Anthony seeks out the Puppets hoping they can stop their former Master’s rampage. Things, however, are never as simple as they seem.

Film and comics collide in THE WOODEN BOY as the Puppets go toe-to-toe with the human-sized doll, Camille! Collects issues 8-11 of the ongoing series!

DIAMOND ITEM CODE:
APR161144 – PUPPET MASTER Vol. 3 TPB – WOODEN BOY


Puppet Master Volume 4 Blood Debt Cover
Puppet Master Volume 4 Blood Debt Cover

PUPPET MASTER Vol. 4 TPB: BLOOD DEBT

Writer: Shawn Gabborin
Artists: Michela Da Sacco (Pencils/Inks) and Yann Perrelet (Colors)
Cover Artists: Michela Da Sacco (Pencils/Inks) and Daniel Morales Olvera (Colors)

128 pgs./ T+ / FC $14.99

The Puppets debt to the demon god Anapa has been paid, but what was the endgame behind the seven tasks… and are the puppets ready to face what comes next? Anthony’s short reign as Puppet Master may be coming to a screeching halt!

Collecting Puppet Master #12-15.

DIAMOND ITEM CODE:
JUL161148 – PUPPET MASTER Vol. 4 TPB BLOOD DEBT


Puppet Master Curtain Call TPB
Puppet Master Curtain Call TPB

PUPPET MASTER: CURTAIN CALL TPB

Writer: Shawn Gabborin
Artists: Daniel J. Logan (pencils/inks), Yann Perrelet (colors)
Cover Artists: Daniel J. Logan (pencils/inks), Yann Perrelet (colors)

96 pgs./ T+ / FC $11.99

The final chapter of Action Lab’s epic Puppet Master story starts now! Everything from the past two years comes to a head as the demon god Anapa makes one final play at world domination! Can Andre Toulon’s puppets stop him, let alone survive??

Collects issues 1-3 of PUPPET MASTER CURTAIN CALL.

DIAMOND ITEM CODE:
NOV171132 – PUPPET MASTER: CURTAIN CALL TPB


Subspecies Volume 1 Cover
Subspecies Volume 1 Cover

SUBSPECIES Vol. 1 TPB

Writers: Cullen Bunn & JimmyZ
Artist: Daniel J. Logan
Cover Artist: Daniel J. Logan

96 pgs./ M / FC $9.99

Michelle survived being attacked by the vampire Radu, defeated him on more than one occasion, and has been living with the fallout for years. Her life forever changed since she was infected by him, she has adjusted to her existence as a creature of the night. Now, though, the unthinkable has happened. Radu has resurfaced… only now there appears to be FIVE incarnations of the fiendish vampire.

DIAMOND ITEM CODE
MAR181051 – SUBSPECIES Vol. 1 TPB


Zombie Tramp Halloween One-Shot Cover McKay Variant
Zombie Tramp Halloween One-Shot Cover McKay Variant
Zombie Tramp Halloween One-Shot Mendoza Variant
Zombie Tramp Halloween One-Shot Mendoza Variant

ZOMBIE TRAMP HALLOWEEN ONE-SHOT (2015)

Writer: Dan Mendoza
Artist: Marcelo Trom

Cover Artists:
Marcelo Trom, Bill McKay, Dan Mendoza

32 pgs./ M / FC $3.99 (reg.), $4.99 (var.)

Get set for Hot Habanero Action and Sexy Salsa Sizzle as our favorite Undead Vixen goes south of the border just in time for a Día de Muertos themed Halloween special!!

When a troubled young girl visits her sister’s grave on All Souls Day, could she rise from the ground and come to her sister’s aid? That we don’t know. But what we do know is that someone does hear her. Someone that does rise from graves.
That someone is Janey Belle, The ZOMBIE TRAMP.

Features Dia de los Muertos regular and risqué covers, and Halloween covers by Zombie Tramp creator Dan Mendoza, and Bill McKay (Zombies VS Cheerleaders, Night of the 80s Undead)!

DIAMOND ITEM CODES:
JUL150902 – ZOMBIE TRAMP HALLOWEEN SP ONE SHOT
JUL150903 – ZOMBIE TRAMP HALLOWEEN SP ONE SHOT TROM RISQUE VAR
JUL150904 – ZOMBIE TRAMP HALLOWEEN SP ONE SHOT MCKAY RISQUE VAR
JUL150905 – ZOMBIE TRAMP HALLOWEEN SP ONE SHOT MCKAY VAR
JUL150906 – ZOMBIE TRAMP HALLOWEEN SP ONE SHOT MENDOZA VAR


Zombie Tramp Halloween Special 2016 Cover A
Zombie Tramp Halloween Special 2016 Cover A
Zombie Tramp Halloween Special 2016 Cover C
Zombie Tramp Halloween Special 2016 Cover C
Zombie Tramp Halloween Special 2016 Cover E
Zombie Tramp Halloween Special 2016 Cover E

ZOMBIE TRAMP HALLOWEEN SPECIAL 2016

Writer: Dan Mendoza, and Jason Martin
Artists: Dan Mendoza, Bill McKay, Brian Hess and more!

Cover Artists:
Dan Mendoza (Covers A-B),
Marcelo Trom (Covers C-D),
Bill McKay (Covers E-F)

64 pgs./ M / FC $4.99 (reg.), $5.99 (var.)

Zombie Tramp returns to celebrate the darkest holiday of the year, and she’s bringing a murderer’s row of friends and creators with her! It’s an all-new, double-sized Hallow’s Eve romp stuffed with twisted tales, murderous tricks, and tainted treats! Featuring the talents of Dan Mendoza, Jason Martin, Bill McKay, Brian Hess, and many more!

Features a risqué variant, plus limited edition (Marcelo Trom) and artist (Bill McKay) variants and risqué variants.

DIAMOND ITEM CODES:
AUG161088 – ZOMBIE TRAMP HALLOWEEN 2016 SP CVR A MENDOZA
AUG161089 – ZOMBIE TRAMP HALLOWEEN 2016 SP CVR B MENDOZA RISQUE
AUG161090 – ZOMBIE TRAMP HALLOWEEN 2016 SP CVR C SLASHER
AUG161091 – ZOMBIE TRAMP HALLOWEEN 2016 SP CVR D RISQUE SLASHER
AUG161092 – ZOMBIE TRAMP HALLOWEEN 2016 SP CVR E MCKAY
AUG161093 – ZOMBIE TRAMP HALLOWEEN 2016 SP CVR F MCKAY RISQUE


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