Dark Horse Comics by Canadians – May 2011

Although, technically, the Art of Doug Sneyd will not be shipping until July 2011, it is being solicited along with the May 2011 releases:
Doug Sneyd (W/A), Hugh Hefner (W), and Lynn Johnston (W)
On sale July 13
FC, 248 pages
HC, 9″ x 12″
On sale July 13
FC, 248 pages
Ltd. HC, 9″ x 12″
The scintillating carton works of Doug Sneyd, an artist for Playboy magazine since the eary 1960s, are now collected in this stunning art book. This book features the most lush, sumptuous, striking, and hilarious of Doug’s full-page cartoons. Readers will be charmed with the lovely scantily (and even non-) clad “Sneyd” girls and the one-line jokes they so ably illustrate. Don’t miss this collection by one of Playboy’s veteran cartoonists!
This book includes a foreword by Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, an introduction by Lynn Johnston, cartoonist of the nationally syndicated strip For Better or For Worse, and reflections from the artist himself!
• Nearly three hundred full-color cartoons!
• Featuring cartoons previously unpublished by Playboy magazine.
• The deluxe limited-edition collection features an exclusive print inside the book that is signed by the artist, presented in a handsome slipcase, and limited to one hundred copies.

Roy Thomas (W), Mike Hawthorne (P), John Lucas (I), Dan Jackson (C), and Doug Wheatley (Cover)
On sale May 18
FC, 32 pages
The dangers keep stacking up against Conan as he travels down the Road of Kings. If he wants to continue on his journey, Conan will need to defeat a deadly executioner, a mystic royal astrologer, and the evil and deadly razor-handed Gamesh! Chapter 6 of Conan’s voyage along the Road of Kings is one you won’t want to miss! Written by legendary Conan scribe Roy Thomas and illustrated by artists extraordinaire Mike Hawthorne and John Lucas!
• Roy Thomas, the man who brought Robert E. Howard to comics, returns to Conan!
• Painted covers by Doug Wheatley.