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Wednesday, February 15, 2006


The following four comics from the current Feb. Previews (for books shipping in April) are our picks for this month's Indie Challenge. Each are specially discounted at 45% off the cover price. Preorder your copies (and a few for your friends!) at DCBService.

HORRORWOOD #1(M) (Ape Ent.)
by Brandon Terrell & Brent Schoonover After an odd confrontation with a cryptic magician, actress Sophia St. Claire is thrust into an adventure involving her father - the reclusive special effects artist Pierce Jackson, a stuntman named Bruno, and a cult led by a maniacal man known only as The Father. When the cult attacks a carnival sideshow, Sophia and Bruno come across a startling discovery. Product Code: FEB062846. Go to the
Horrorwood site for previews, bios and more.

by Nick Bertozzi, Mike Dawson, & Dean Trippe This fantastic first issue of the comic that is all about heroes that are super contains the uber-talents of Nick Bertozzi, Mike Dawson and Dean Trippe! Ignatz Award-winning Bertozzi visits the 'Supermart'; AdHouse-Alumn Dawson gives us one of the final tales of Ace-Face, and Web-boy Trippe shows us the powers of a Butterfly! Product Code: FEB062786. For this and other Adhouse books, go

by Kirk Kushin & Gonzalo Martinez In the tradition of Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Freaks & Geeks, and Sixteen Candles comes a new ongoing series from Alias - Super Teen*Topia! While 'A-list' teen super heroes travel to other dimensions and fight cosmic overlords, the STT gang gets stuck at the mall waiting for a bus! In this issue Paige, Cameron, and Kevin meet for the first time as they respond to a crisis with their untested powers. If you're ready for a comic series that focuses more on character than it does costume - Super Teen*Topia is the brand new 'super soap' in town! Product Code: FEB062801. For more, go to the
Super Teen*Topia forum.

by Mike Oliveri & Joe Bucco If you're going to kill a man, you best make sure his brother won't come looking for him. Especially if that man's brother is a werewolf. Cole Tyler fears the worst when he learns his missing brother is the subject of a murder investigation by a hostile sheriff. Sheriff Hess, meanwhile, wants to know why Marcus Rice wants Cole to join his brother in a shallow grave. Product Code: FEB063172. Check out more info at

Help support these comics as they enter the marketplace. And don't forget to check out Indie Challenge picks from previous months such as Mouseguard, Athena Voltaire, Atomika, Claypool Comics, and Marlene.


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