image Comics in December 2010 featuring the work of Canadian creators

You see a lot of the same people repeated this month at image…. Riley Rossmo, for example, has a big month with the launch of Proof Endangered #1, the fifth Proof tpb and the second Cowboy Ninja Viking tpb; The Incredibles’ Marcio Takara is providing the artwork for Dynamo 5 in December; Jim Zubkavich’s hit the Skull Kickers sees the arrival of it’s fourth issue; Finally, Todd McFarlane’s work will appear as usual in the Spawn and Haunt series, but the big release of the month is the massive, 300-page Art of Todd McFarlane hardcover!

THE ART OF TODD McFARLANE: THE DEVIL’S IN THE DETAILS HC
story by TODD McFARLANE
art by TODD McFARLANE
DECEMBER 1
300 PAGES / FC
$64.99
Showcasing TODD McFARLANE’s unique art style, which burst onto the comic book scene in the late 1980s and forever changed the landscape of comic book art. Features art from original comic art boards; rare, never-before-seen sketches; as well as art from McFARLANE’s work on Batman, Spider-Man and the Hulk (amongst many others), and his own top-selling creation, Spawn. Also features selected commentary by the artist himself. Large format hardcover book presents McFARLANE’s detailed art style at a previously unpublished size!
Limited edition of 5000 initial run.

PROOF: ENDANGERED†#1
story ALEX GRECIAN
art & cover RILEY ROSSMO
DECEMBER 15
32 PAGES / FC
$3.99“ENDANGERED,” Part†One
The cult hit series†returns! A mysterious organization threatens The Lodge, and John “Proof”†Prufrock is on the run, hunted by the government he once worked for. He†has†found information that, after 200 years, could finally tell him who he†is and where he came from, but he has to turn for help to a teenager who claims†to own Proof’s body! This is where it begins all over again!
RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

DYNAMO 5: HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2010
story JAY FAERBER
art MARCIO TAKARA
cover MAHMUD A. ASRAR & RON RILEY
incentive cover ROB GUILLORY
DECEMBER 22
32 PAGES / FC
$3.99
It’s the holiday season in Tower City, but the Dynamo 5 kids don’t get any time off. They’re busy tracking down one of Captain Dynamo’s old enemies, who has escaped from prison. But is there more to this simple escape than meets the eye?
Featuring a special epilogue section that lays the groundwork for Dynamo 5 in 2011!

COWBOY NINJA VIKING VOL. 2 TP
story AJ LIEBERMAN
art & cover RILEY ROSSMO
DECEMBER 1
136 PAGES / FC
$16.99
International intrigue. Black market nukes. And a Cowboy Ninja Viking that’s gone missing. Sent on a covert mission that takes the triplets from Bangkok to Russia and to the high seas, alliances are made and broken as the truth of their mission is slowly uncovered. Duncan, Ghislain, Nix, Grear, and everyone’s favorite gladiator-pirate-oceanographer, Yashitiko Ammo, are gonna save the world. Or totally blow it up.
Collects COWBOY NINJA VIKING #6-10, plus never-before-seen alternate covers, a “Help Duncan find his Welbutrin” maze, and MAD LIBS!

PROOF, VOLUME 5: BLUE FAIRIES TP
story ALEX GRECIAN
art RILEY ROSSMO & CHRIS GRINE
cover RILEY ROSSMO
DECEMBER 1
128 PAGES / FC
$16.99
A year from now, the†habitat lies in ruins and the Dover Demon may be dead. Where are the†other cryptids? Escaped? Eaten? The fairy child Joy journeys across the habitat, searching for the body of his father while the U.S. Army takes†over the habitat! Leander disappears, Wayne hides a terrible secret, and Proof†quits the Lodge!
Collects PROOF #24-28

HAUNT #15
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art GREG CAPULLO & TODD MCFARLANE
cover GREG CAPULLO
DECEMBER 15
32 pg/ FC
$2.99After the status quo altering events of last issue, Kurt and Daniel must come to grips with what’s happened… But the Apparition is still out there, and it won’t rest until Haunt is pulled from the realm of the living.

SKULLKICKERS #4
story JIM ZUBKAVICH
art EDWIN HUANG & MISTY COATS
cover CHRIS STEVENS
DECEMBER 22
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
“ONE THOUSAND OPAS AND A DEAD BODY,” Part Four
The Skullkickers are up to their necks in trouble and the key to their survival is the Necromancer who wants to see them both (un)dead!
Or, more eloquently explained in Haiku:
death magic chaos
undead army rising fast
flee you crazy fools

SPAWN #210
story WILL CARLTON
art SZYMON KUDRANSKI & TODD MCFARLANE
cover SZYMON KUDRANSKI
DECEMBER 22
32 PAGES / FC
$2.99
THE RETURN OF TREMOR!
As the world begins to shift, a character is introduced from the past, but will he be friend or foe? What will it mean when Hell gets its hooks into Tremor?

BERSERKER SAN DIEGO EXCLUSIVE HARD COVER
story RICK LOVERD
art JEREMY HAUN
cover JEREMY HAUN, DALE KEOWN
160 PAGES / FC / CONVENTION EXCLUSIVE
$30.00
Get this extremely limited edition (250 copies made) convention variant hard cover edition of Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer. Featuring a wraparound cover by series artist Kenneth Rocafort, previously available exclusively at Comic-Con International in San Diego. Quantities are limited, allocations may occur.

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