Preview of Action Lab Comics On Sale August 13th, 2014


The F1rst Hero #1

New Releases for the week of August 13th, 2014


Here’s a preview of The F1rst Hero #1, Midnight Tiger #1, Skyward #8, Southern Dog #1, & Vamplets: The Nightmare Nursery Book 2 HC, on sale from Action Lab on August 13th, 2014.


THE F1RST HERO #1 (of 4)

Writer(s): Anthony Ruttgaizer
Artist Name(s): Phillip Sevy (art), Fred C Stresing (letters/colors)
Cover Artist(s): Lee Moder (standard cover),  Jamal Igle (variant cover)


The entire world knows the stark reality: everyone who manifests superpowers goes insane and becomes a threat to society. So, when Jake Roth develops superpowers but somehow keeps his sanity, he must decide whether to put himself at risk by using his powers to help people or do nothing and save himself while innocent people around him get hurt. Cover by Lee Moder, with a variant by Jamal Igle (Supergirl, Molly Danger) limited to 1500 copies!

32 pgs./Mature Readers/ FC                         $3.99/$4.99 Variant

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Writer(s): DeWayne Feenstra, Ray-Anthony Height
Artist Name(s): Ray-Anthony Height
Cover Artist(s): Ray-Anthony Height (reg). Jerry Gaylord (v)

Having lost all hope in the heroes of his world, fate steps in and gives young Gavin Shaw the power to do the things they have not. Only as the teenage hero Midnight Tiger does his city have a chance at redemption. Retailer incentive cover by Jerry Gaylord!

32 pgs./ All Ages/ FC                                    $3.99/ $4.99 Variant

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Writer(s): Jeremy Dale
Artist Name(s): Jeremy Dale
Cover Artist(s): Jeremy Dale (reg.) Chris Giarrusso (var.)

The Runaway hit series continues! At last, the decision is made…WAR! From rising star creator Jeremy Dale (GI Joe, Marvel Kapow!), this issue also features a stellar homage variant cover by Chris Giarrusso (G-Man, Mini Marvels).

32 pgs./ All Ages/ FC                                    $3.99/ $4.99 Variant

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SOUTHERN DOG #1 (of 4)

Writer(s): Jeremy Holt
Artist Name(s): Alex Diotto
Cover Artist(s): Riley Rossmo
Limited variant cover (limited to 1500): Mehdi Cheggour

When awkward high school teen Jasper Dixon conceals an injury sustained during a hunting excursion with his family, his infected wolf bite combined with the hormonal changes of puberty triggers a disturbing physical transformation. Now he’s forced to confront his Deep South upbringing and monsters far worse
than what he’s become!

32 pgs./ Mature Readers / FC                            $3.99/ $4.99 Variant

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Writer(s): Gayle Middleton and Dave Dwonch
Artist Name(s): Amanda Coronado (a), Bill Blankenship (c)
Cover Artist(s): Amanda Coronado (a), Bill Blankenship (c)

After the debacle at the Bizarre Bazaar, Destiny Harper is in more trouble than she imagined. To redeem herself, she must replenish the Vamplets’ supply of blood; but to do that she and the Vamplets must travel to the Undead Dragon Farm and into danger!

48 pgs./ All Ages/ FC                                    $15.99

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