When Satoshi Kon died in 2010 at the age of 46, he left behind a small but brilliant legacy of anime masterpieces like Paprika and Perfect Blue. But before he was a filmmaker, he was a manga artist, and finally Dark Horse is bringing Kon's comic Opus to America for the first time!


New Issues

Capture Creatures #1 (Boom) — Two teens try to discover why 100 strange and adorable creatures have suddenly appeared out of nowhere. Frank Gibson (W), Becky Dreistadt (A).

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Crossed Plus 100 (Avatar) — A first look at Alan Moore's upcoming epic, limited to 3000 copies. Alan Moore (W), Gabriel Andrade (A).

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes #1 (Boom) — Caesar's ape society rises as human civilization crumbles in this series set in-between Rise and Dawn. Michael Moreci (W), Dan McDaid (A).

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Gotham by Midnight #1 (DC) — Jim Corrigan investigates a series of mysterious occurrences in Gotham City. Ray Fawkes (W), Ben Templesmith (A).

Madman In Your Face 3D Special (Image) — Mike Alllred's offbeat hero returns in a new story, as well as several classic Madman tales rendered in 3D! Mike Allred (W), Mike and Laura Allred (A).

ODYC #1 (Image) — "In the aftermath of a galactic war a hundred years long, Odyssia the Clever Champion and her compatriots begin their longest, strangest trip yet: the one home." Matt Fraction (W), Christian Ward (A).

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Planet Gigantic #1 (Action Lab) — Two genetically altered teens crashland on a strange, dangerous planet. Eric Grissom (W), David Halvorson (A).

Scarlet Spiders #1 (Marvel) — Ben Reilly, Kaine and Ultimate Jessica Drew team up for a mission vital to the Spider-verse. Mike Costa (W), Paco Diaz (A).

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Shadow Show #1 (IDW) — Horns' Joe Hill pens the first work in this new comic anthology celebrating the works of Ray Bradbury. Various (W/A).

Toe Tag Riot #1 (Black Mask) — A punk rock band tours the country, searching for a cure to the curse that makes them becomes zombies whenever they play their music. Matt Miner (W), Sean Von Gorman (A).


Collections and Graphic Novels

Absolute Batman: Haunted Knight (DC) — Batman battles a Halloween night of horror unleashed by his villains in this massive, deluxe Absolute edition. Jeph Loeb (W) Tim Sale (A).

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Bad Blood (Dark Horse) — When a man discovers his blood is toxic to vampires, he decides to use it to destroy them. Jonathan Maberry (W), Tyler Crook (A).

The Borgias (Dark Horse) — Director Alejandro Jodorowsky and artist Milo Manara — yes, that Milo Manara — tell the tale of Italy's sexiest, most violent, and most devious family.

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The Dresden Files: War Cry (Dynamite) — Dresden's first mission as a Warden may be his last when he's forced to guard a mysterious item from an army of vampires in this canon tale. Jim Butcher and Mark Powers (W), Carlos E. Gomez (A).

Incredible Changebots Two Point Something Something (Top Shelf) — The further adventures of the transforming robos who are somewhat less than meet the eye. Jeffrey Brown (W/A).

Inhuman Vol. 1: Genesis (Marvel) — As the Terrigen Mists unleash a new generation of Inhumans around the globe, a deposed king returned to Attilan to claim his throne. Charles Soule (W), Joe Madureira and Ryan Stegman (A).

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Monster Vol. 1: Perfect Edition (Viz) — A serial killer stalks Germany, and the doctor who saved the killer's life when he was young feels responsible. Naoki Urasawa (W/A).

Nelvana of the Northern Lights (IDW) — Before Wonder Woman, this early superheroine wandered the Canadian wilderness protecting it from Nazis, aliens, and more. Adrian Dingle (W/A).

Orphan Blade (Oni) — Kicked out of his dojo after an accident mangles his hand, Hadashi discovers a mysterious sword that seems to wield him instead of the other way around. M. Nicholas Almand (W), Jake Myler (A).

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Robbie Burns: Witch Hunter (Renegade Arts) — When a poet stumbles upon a coven of witches, he's rescued by witch hunters and joins their cause. Gordon Rennie (W), Tiernen Trevallion (A).

Satoshi Kon's Opus (Dark Horse) — "A manga artist planning a shocking surprise ending to his story gets literally pulled into his own work-to face for himself what he had planned for his characters!" Satoshi Kon (W/A).

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The White Suits (Dark Horse) — After destroying the Russian underworld during the Cold War, a mysterious group returns to take on the modern mob. Frank Barbiere (W,) Toby Cypress (A).


As usual, here's the list of everything being released to comic stores tomorrow, and you can find your nearest comic retailer here.

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