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Posted by bnwadmin On May - 10 - 2010

A big release week sees two Jeff Lemire Vertigo titles on shelves – Nobody and Sweet Tooth Volume 1.  Take the jump to check out other indie releases coming out on May 12.

Green Hornet Strikes #1 Brett Matthews (w), Ariel Padilla (a)

Another week, another new Green Hornet title by Dynamite.  Who is the Green Hornet?  Well this dude does not even know.  Sounds like fun!

Nobody TP Jeff Lemire (w&a)

If you missed this Vertigo release when it came out as a hardcover, now is the time to check it out in its initial trade released.  Inspired by H.G. Wells’ Invisible Man explores identity, fear and paranoia in a small community that promises to keep you guessing until the very end.

Pride, Prejudice & Zombies GN Tony Lee (adapter), Cliff Richards (illustrator)

You’ve read the novel(s), so check out the comic-book version of what happens in between scenes of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.

Sweet Tooth TP Volume 1 Out of the Woods Jeff Lemire (w&a)

Lemire’s second Vertigo collected release of the week, this initial volume is a bargain at just $9.99 and contains the first five issues of Sweet Tooth.  Meet Gus, a rare human-animal hybrid.  Of course hilarity will ensue because after years of isolation, Gus now must fend for himself.

Weathercraft HC Jim Woodring (w&a)

A “Frank” comic, Woodring has been entertaining fans for over 20 years.  Weathercraft is his first full-length graphic novel, ever!

For a complete list of what is coming out this week, Jump Here

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