These are the new Avatar Press items coming to comic book shops on Wednesday 7/15/15:
Crossed: Badlands #80
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: The final powerful issue of Kieron Gillen’s Crossed exploration of ancient history comes to a shocking conclusion! The truth of the Homo Tortor is revealed and humanity’s brush with near extinction in the past is explained. But learning from the mistakes of the past may not save the present. A last-ditch effort goes horribly wrong for the hopeful college student who has tracked down one potential explanation for the Crossed outbreak. Knowledge is power, unless you are facing the horrors of the Crossed. Available with Regular, Wraparound, Torture, Megafauna, and Red Crossed Incentive Covers by Fernando Heinz. Art Deco cover by Michael DiPascale.
Crossed +100 #6
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: The final issue of the first story arc comes to a dramatic and powerful conclusion! The truth about the Crossed outbreak and the resurgence of the miserable tribe of maniacs is revealed to Future Taylor. Alan Moore’s incredible story of the inevitable conclusion to the Crossed outbreak will shock and stun you like no other tale. This multi-layered story delivers a new brand of horror to Crossed fans at the hands of the scribe that redefined the comics medium. All the covers for the series have been planned out by Alan Moore, with the images enriching and expanding on the series. Clues and glimpses of what came before, and what might be, are found throughout the variant covers. Available with Regular, American History X Wraparound, Crossed Culture, Future Tense, as well as Retailer Incentive covers of Red Crossed and Design Sketch. Also, the New World Order Wraparound (Bagged for your safety). Due to all these special protective measures this edition is strictly limited to initial orders. Don’t miss out on the ultra-rare CGC Numbered Edition as well!
Mercury Heat #1
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Blasting out of the incredible Free Comic Book Day Mercury Heat Debut comes Kieron Gillen’s World-building space epic! This ongoing monthly is pure Gillen, Mercury Heat introduces the sci-fi world of the future where individuals are identified by genetic markers and personality types to fill roles in society, the troublemakers end up on Mercury. Luiza wanted to help people, she wanted with all her heart to be a police officer. But the automated Grapevine system had other plans for her. There are only a few legal options for someone branded with her neuroprofile. As an adult Luiza’s dream came true – just on Mercury where she enforces laws with extreme prejudice as a bounty agent in a world of hard-as-nails miners and cyborgs. Available with Regular, Wraparound, Art Nouveau, Excessive Force, and a special Designs Incentive Cover by series artist Omar Francia. This first issue also has a Black Leather cover, limited to just 750 copies!
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