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Radical Publishing Solicitations for May 2009

CHOLLY AND FLYTRAP: CENTER CITY

(Hardcover)
ISBN: 0-9802335-4-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-9802335-4-4
Price: $24.95
Writer and illustrator ARTHUR SUYDAM
Size: 7 x 11
Page Count: 156
Format: Hardcover, Full Color
Cover Artist: ARTHUR SUYDAM

The classic noir action-adventure from comics superstar Arthur Suydam (Marvel Zombies), now collected for the first time, with new hand-painted colors by the creator himself! Center City remains the belly-button lint of surviving society, a final human outpost oozing crime and racial tension between man and machine. Enter Cholly and Flytrap, who become caught in the crossfire between the city’s two power brokers: the Siamese-twin Hobbs Brothers and paranoid paraplegic millionaire Ameil Luvitz. When sumo-master Flytrap is mistakenly shanghaied and forced into slavery in a secret fight world, his partner Cholly’s odyssey to rescue him from certain doom begins. A groundbreaking and compelling epic told by an ultimate storyteller, now in a deluxe hardcover edition!

CITY OF DUST: A PHILIP KHROME STORY

(Trade Paperback)
ISBN: 0-9802335-5-0
ISBN-13: 978-0-9802335-5-1
Price: $14.95
Writer STEVE NILES
Artist ZID, GARRIE GASTONNY and BRANDON CHNG
Colorist BUDDY JIANG, LEOS NG “OKITA” and SIXTH CREATION
Letterer CHRIS ELIOPOULOS
Size: 6 5/8 X 10 3/16
Page Count: 144
Format: TPB, Full Color
Cover Artist: CLINT LANGLEY

Collecting the critically acclaimed five-issue miniseries from the dark mind of 30 Days of Night creator Steve Niles! A chilling vision of the future reveals a world where police now patrol for Crimes of the Imagination, including stories of fiction, fable and religion. Homicide detective Philip Khrome doesn’t enforce Imagination… but when a brutal killing spree strikes his city, Khrome finds himself face to face with a perpetrator who has merged reality with superstition—and society itself may hang in the balance.

Lauded by Ain’t It Cool News as “another impressive debut in both story and art,” this deluxe trade paperback edition features an interview with Niles, a stunning new cover by painter Clint Langley, production renderings and a cover gallery by Langley, Arthur Suydam, Nick Percival, and more!

HOTWIRE: REQUIEM FOR THE DEAD #4
Created by STEVE PUGH and WARREN ELLIS
Based on a story by WARREN ELLIS
Written and illustrated by STEVE PUGH
28 pages, FC, $2.99

4 covers, one each by Steve Pugh, Jelena Djurdjevic and Garry Leach along with a wraparound cover by Alan Brooks

Hotwire #4 Cover A – Steve Pugh
Hotwire #4 Cover B – Jelena Djurdjevic
Hotwire #4 Cover C – Garry Leach
Hotwire #4 Wraparound Cover D – Alan Brooks

From revolutionary storytellers Steve Pugh and Warren Ellis comes the electrifying climax of the Hotwire saga! What do you do when your city is under siege from a riot, your personal war against the “blue lights” has spun into all-out chaos, and all the good choices are long gone? If you’re Alice Hotwire, you risk everything to face the horror of Amir Malik and uncover a truth that could either save the city– or destroy it.

SHRAPNEL: ARISTEIA RISING #5

Creators MARK LONG & NICK SAGAN
Writer M. ZACHARY SHERMAN
Artist BAGUS HUTOMO
52 pages for only $2.99!, FC, May
2 covers, one cover by Marko Djurdjevic and one cover by Bruno Werneck
Shrapnel #5 Cover A – Marko Djurdjevic
Shrapnel #5 Cover B – Bruno Werneck

The planet-shattering conclusion! The war for galactic freedom reaches its final moments as the Alliance Marines storm through the militia’s resistance. Faced with imminent defeat, Sam realizes that their only hope lies with the one person who understands the Marines well enough to destroy them utterly: herself.

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