Zenescope Previews: Warlord of Oz #4 and Godstorm Hercules Payne #5

Warlord of Oz #4
The Labour of Ages

Thora’s plan continues to come together as her slaves finally uncover the tomb of the arch witch Zamora. Thorne, Adraste, and the Scarecrow barely survive their encounter with the Warlord. Meanwhile, high in the mountains above the lost city, Dorothy faces a new enemy who may permanently end her second trip to Oz.

Story: Joe Brusha and Jeff Massey
Writer: Jeff Massey
Artwork: Miguel Mendonca
Colors: Grostieta
Letters: Jim Campbell
Editor: Nicole Glade

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Cover A : Mike Lilly and David Ocampo
Cover B : Richard Ortiz and Simon Gough
Cover C : Jose Luis and Vinicius Andrade

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Godstorm Hercules Payne #5 (Final Issue)
The Watcher

Now armed with the power of the Gods, Andre Payne sets out on a mission of redemption. But will his quest to do good in a city that wants him dead help redeem him, or get him in a deeper mess? Gangsters and Gods collide in this climatic issue of Hercules!

Story: Joe Brusha, Ralph Tedesco, and Pat Shand
Writers: Chuck Brown and Pat Shand
Artwork: AC Osorio
Colors: Omi Remalante Jr.
Letters: Jim Campbell
Editor: Nicole Glade

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Cover A : Paolo Pantalena and Ross Campbell
Cover B : Eric J and Alessia Nocera
Cover C : Vincenzo Cucca and Ylenia Di Napoli

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Warlord of Oz #4 and Godstorm Hercules Payne #5 go on sale Wednesday (8/27/14) at http://shop.zenescope.com

Zenescope Previews: Warlord of Oz #3, Grimm Tales of Terror #1, GFT vs Wonder #1, Realm War #1, Neverland AOD TPB, and Clash of Queens TPB

Warlord of Oz #3
The Excess of Sorrow

A secret evil plagues Oz. As its people scramble to fill the lands vacated by the evil witches, little do they realize that a sinister force is moving against them, destroying their villages and cities and making them slaves. Meanwhile, as Dorothy tries to piece together the events that have brought her back to Oz, she meets a new ally that may hold the key to her mysterious powers.

Story: Joe Brusha; Jeff Massey
Writer: Jeff Massey
Artwork: Miguel Mendonca
Colors: Grostieta
Letters: Jim Campbell
Editor: Nicole Glade

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Cover A – Ken Lashley/ Sean Ellery
Cover B – Richard Ortiz/ Sabine Rich
Cover C – Ale Garza/ Luis Guerrero
Cover D – Marat Mychaels/ Mikey Babinski/ Sanju Nivangune

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Grimm Tales of Terror #1
The Tales We Tell

Zenescope goes back to its roots of horror as the publisher known for re-inventing classics delves into an entirely new bag of tricks. From Poe, to Lovecraft, to brnad new fables, these tales of terror are sure to creep you out in a whole new way!

Writer: Ralph Tedesco
Artwork: Antonio Bifulco
Colors: Marco Lesko
Letters: Jim Campbell
Editor: Nicole Glade

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Cover A: Richard Ortiz/ Alessia Nocera
Cover B: Steven Cummings/ Stephen Schaffer
Cover C: Wes Huffor/ Ylenia Di Napoli
Cover D: Drew Edward Johnson

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Grimm Fairy Tales Vs Wonderland #1
Takes place between Wonderland #25 and #26.

After years of being terrorized by the evils of Wonderland, Calie Liddle has finally triumphed over the Realm of Dreams. However, in Wonderland, even the ultimate victory has a price. When she defeated the Queen of Spades, Calie became the White Queen of Wonderland… and now the realm that once existed to torment her family is in her care. With the White Rabbit and newly reformed Dark Cheshire by her side, Calie seeks to purify Wonderland.

But when Sela Mathers, the Guardian of the Nexus, finds out that the evils being purged from Wonderland are spilling over into Earth, the two most powerful women in the Grimm Universe will clash!

Story: Joe Brusha/ Ralph Tedesco/ Pat Shand
Writer: Troy Brownfield
Artwork: Luca Claretti
Colors: Leonardo Paciarotti
Letters: Jim Campbell
Editor: Pat Shand

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Cover A: Harvey Tolibao/ Ivan Nunes
Cover B: Drew Edward Johnson/ Wes Hartman
Cover C: Michael Dooney/ Ula Mos
Cover D: Emilio Laiso/ Sabine Rich

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Realm War “Age of Darkness” #1

The four realms have fallen and an “Age of Darkness” has arrived. The Dark Queen begins her reign after merging the realms with earth. The survivors, still reeling from such a terrifying display of power, must band together in order to defeat her and restore order. But with several Realm Knights dead and the Grimm Universe thrown into chaos, can Sela and her remaining team stand against the Dark Queen and her army?

Writer: Joe Brusha
Artwork: Sami Kivela
Colors: Maxflan Araujo
Letters: Jim Campbell
Editor: Nicole Glade

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Cover A: J. Scott Campbell/ Nei Ruffino
Cover B: David Finch/ Richard Friend/ Mohan Sivakami
Cover C: Sean Chen/ Wes Hartman
Cover D: Marat Mychaels/ Mikey Babinski/ Sanju Nivangune
Cover E: Anthony Spay/ Ivan Nunes

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Neverland “Age of Darkness”
Trade Paperback

The secret government agency known as HiboCorp grows increasingly concerned with the activities of the Dark Horde. Not only has the Horde appropriated modern weaponry…but now they’re targeting Neverland.

Nathan Cross knows Neverland better than any man on Earth, and as part of HIboCorp’s elite Realm Knights team, he is called on to find out exactly what the Dark Horde is up to. It’s a mission that will reunite him with long lost friends, but one that will also send him back to the place where his nightmares reside.

“This title surprised me in being quite entertaining and providing a nice jumping on point for a new reader such as myself.” – Adventures in Poor Taste
“This supernatural comic easily earns a recommendation.” – Unleash the Fanboy

Story: Joe Brusha
Writer: Dan Wickline
Artwork: Luca Claretti/ Ivan Nunes
Colors: Renato Guerra/ Maxflan Araujo
Letters: Jim Campbell
Art Director: Anthony Spay
Trade Design: Christopher Cote/ Stephan Schaffer
Editor: Nicole Glade

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Cover: Anthony Spay/ Ivan Nunes

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Wonderland: Clash of Queens “Age of Darkness”
Trade Paperback

Until now, the four Queens of Wonderland have co-existed, ruling their corners of Wonderland without challenge. But when the Ebony Blade – a weapon forged by Death itself – decends on their realm, they will be drawn into a conflict that plunges Wonderland into an Age of Darkness!

Vying for control of the Blade, each Queen schemes with an army at her disposal. But a wildcard named Trickster has her own plan, setting into motion a series of events that will culminate in all out war.

“A compelling narrative…highly recommended” – Unleash the Fanboy
“A really solid story…interesting and intriguing.” – Comic Frontline

Story: Joe Brusha/ Ralph Tedesco
Writer: Raven Gregory/ Troy Brownfield
Artwork: Manuel Preitano
Colors: Daniel Morales/ Ben Sawyer
Letters: Jim Campbell
Art Director: Anthony Spay
Trade Design: Christopher Cote/ Stephen Schaffer
Editor: Pat Shand

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Cover: Anthony Spay/ Ivan Nunes

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Zenescope Previews: Robyn Hood Legend 4, Warlord of Oz 2, & BAR Maid Trade Paperback

Robyn Hood: Legend 4 of 5

Robyn vs. the Sheriff of Nottingham. One lives, one dies. Don’t miss this shocking penultimate issue of Robyn Hood: Legend.

Written by Pat Shand
Artwork by Larry Watts
Colors by Slamet Mujiono
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Pat Shand

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Cover A by Emilio Laiso
Cover B by Matt Triano/Stephen Schaffer
Cover C by Chris Ehnot/David Delanty

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Warlord of Oz 2 of 6
A Most Sublime Act

There is a new evil in Oz, and it is greater even than that of the wicked witches. When Dorothy is called back into the realm that she once saved, she will find out a secret about her power that she may not be ready to accept. As her destiny looms in Emerald City, the Warlord begins his plan to send it all to hell.

Story by Joe Brusha and Jeff Massey
Written by Jeff Massey
Artwork by Miguel Mendonca
Colors by Grostieta
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Nicole Glade

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Cover A by Sean Chen/Stephen Schaffer
Cover B by Richard Ortiz/Sabine Rich
Cover C by Mirka Andolfo
Cover D by Giuseppe Cafaro/Vinicius Andrade
*Cover E Denver Comic Con Exclusive (Limited to 350) by Jamie Tyndall/Ula Mos

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B.A.R. Maid Trade Paperback Volume 1

Taken in and trained by her uncle to be a freedom fighter after her parents were murdered, Cassidy O’Hara leads a dual life in the mountains and forests of Manchuria. Part time guerrilla, part time saloon girl, Cassidy is about to be pulled into a plot that will affect the outcome of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and the very outcome of World War II.

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Created by Clayburn Moore
Story by Clayburn Moore and Joe Brusha
Written by Pat Shand
Artwork by Jacob Bear
Colors by Jose Exposito, Jeff Balke
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Pat Shand
Cover by Billy Tucci/Ivan Nunes

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Robyn Hood: Legend 4 of 5, Warlord of Oz 2 of 6, and B.A.R. Maid Trade Paperback on sale Wednesday (6/11/14) on shop.zenescope.com

Zenescope Previews: Warlord of Oz 1, Helsing 2, Godstorm Hercules Payne 2, & Ascension 4

Warlord of Oz 1 of 6
A Memorable Fancy

Warlord of Oz takes place after the events of Oz Volume One.

Peace has been restored to Oz. The fallen Witch, Lynessa, and her sister, Zinna, are fading into memory like a bad dream, soon to be remembered only in tales meant to frighten children. But there is one witch that still draws breath in Oz and she has not forgotten the power of her masters or the evil that they left behind. Soon the people of Oz will face a foe more frightening than any enemy that has come before… The Warlord of Oz
has arrived!

Story by Joe Brusha and Jeff Massey
Written by Jeff Massey
Pencils by Miguel Mendonca
Colors by Grostieta
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Nicole Glade

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Cover A by David Finch/Ula Mos
Cover B by Talent Caldwell/Ivan Nunes
Cover C by Ken Lashley/Teodoro Gonzalez
Cover D by Sheldon Goh/Ivan Nunes
Cover E by Richard Ortiz/Ivan Nunes
*Wizard World Philly Exclusive (Limited to 500) by Mike S. Miller/Ula Mos
*Wizard World Philly Exclusive (Limited to 250) by Mike S. Miller/Ula Mos
*Diamond Retailer Summit Exclusive by Jason Metcalf/Wes Hartman
*Wizard World Philly Blank Sketch Cover (Limited to 100)

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Helsing 2 of 4
Jonathan Harker and the Vampire Brides

In pursuit of the mysterious stranger that sent her the lost diary of her father, Liesel Van Helsing travels to Rome. There, she comes into contact with Jonathan Harker, a meek bookshop owner, who will assist her in her quest to find her target. However, they might not get far, as they are being followed by a trio of deadly vampires known as the Brides!

Written by Pat Shand
Pencils by Tony Brescini and Andres Esparza
Colors by Fran Gamboa and J.C. Ruiz
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Nicole Glade

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Cover A by Mike S. Miller/Mohan Sivikami
Cover B by Richard Ortiz/Stephen Schaffer
Cover C by Pasquale Qualano/Devgear/Alessia Nocera

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Godstorm: Hercules Payne 2 of 5
How Long Will They Mourn Me?

In the face of personal tragedy, Andre Payne is unable to look himself in the mirror. Ashamed of his role in the death of a family member, Andre prepares to flee, until he is confronted by a man who claims to be his father, Zeus, the king of the gods. When true power is bestowed upon the misguided teen, will Andre become a power for good or a force of evil?

Story by Joe Brusha, Ralph Tedesco, and Pat Shand
Written by Pat Shand
Pencils by AC Osorio
Colors by Omi Remalante Jr.
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Nicole Glade

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Cover A by Stjepan Sejic
Cover B by Emilio Laiso
Cover C by Vincenzo Cucca/Ylenia Di Napoli

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Ascension 4 of 5

It’s all been building toward the final stand between the Being and those who oppose him. Can humanity stand a chance against an all-powerful, vengeful deity? Has the time of reckoning arrived? The battle that will decide the fate of the Grimm Universe’s deadliest villain begins now!

Story by Pat Shand, Raven Gregory, and Joe Brusha
Written by Pat Shand
Pencils by Butch Mapa
Colors by Michelle Nucera
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Nicole Glade

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Cover A by Paolo Pantalena/Sergio Manicelli
Cover B by Marat Mychaels/Jacob Bear/Sanju Nivangune
Cover C by Ale Garza/Luis Guerrero

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Warlord of Oz 1 of 6, Helsing 2 of 4, Godstorm: Hercules Payne 2 of 5, and Ascension 4 of 5 on sale Wednesday (5/21/14) on shop.zenescope.com