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The Bookshelf Comics Release List is designed to give readers an idea of when upcoming graphic novels are scheduled for release. The Release List reflects the most recently announced shipping changes, however, while we maintain the list as accurately as possible, the dates listed here are expected ship dates only and are tentative at best, especially for the smaller publishers. We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause.
Shipping in October
October 6, 2005
Arkham Asylum Annivesary Edition (DC)
Batman Strikes Vol. 2: In the Darkest Knight (DC)
Conan The God in the Bowl & Other Stories (Dark Horse)
Curse of Dracula (Dark Horse)
Damn Nation (Dark Horse)
Daredevil: Redemption (Marvel)
Elfquest Archives Vol. 3 HC (DC)
Fog (Dark Horse)
Jingle Belle (Dark Horse)
Kong: King of Skull Island (Dark Horse)
Madara Vol. 5 (DC/CMX)
Mary Jane Vol. 2: Homecoming (Marvel)
New X-Men: Hellions (Marvel)
The Quitter HC (DC)
Rising Stars HC (Image)
Showcase Presents: Metamorpho Vol. 1 (DC)
Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 6: Final Curtain (Marvel)
You Deserved It (Dark Horse)
V For Vendetta HC (DC)
Watchmen: The Absolute Edition HC (DC)
X-Men Complete Age of Apocolypse Epic Book 2 (Marvel)
October 12, 2005
ASTRO CITY: LOCAL HEROES (DC)
BERSERK VOLUME 9 (Dark Horse)
Chosen (Dark Horse)
The Curse of Dracula (Dark HOrse)
Damn Nation (Dark Horse)
DOOM PATROL VOL. 3: DOWN PARADISE WAY (DC)
ELFQUEST ARCHIVES VOL. 3 HC (DC)
Essential Spider-Man Vol. 7 (Marvel)
Favole: Stone Tears Book 1 (Dark Horse)
FROM EROICA WITH LOVE VOL. 5 (DC/CMX)
The Goon: Fancy Pants Edition HC (Dark Horse)
GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH HC (DC)
Hercules: New Labors of Hercules (Marvel)
Jack Hightower (Dark Horse)
Little Lulu: Letters to Santa (Dark Horse)
Oh My Goddess VOl. 1 (Dark Horse)
Ruule: Ganglords of Chinatown (Image)
Wolverine: Enemy of the State Vol. 1 (Marvel)
You Deserved It (Dark Horse)
October 19, 2005
Battle hymn: Farewell to the First Golden Age (Image)
CHIAROSCURO: THE PRIVATE LIVES OF LEONARDO DA VINCI (DC)
Dawn Vol. 1: Lucifer's Halo (Image)
Dawn: Lucier's Halo Supplemental BOok (Image)
Essential Werewolf By Night Vol. 1 (Marvel)
KIKAIDER CODE 02 VOL. 1 (DC/CMX)
LAND OF THE BLINDFOLDED VOL. 5 (DC/CMX)
Last Hero Standing (Marvel)
New X-Men: Hellions (Marvel)
OUTSIDERS VOL. 3: WANTED (DC)
Shanna, The She-Devil (marvel)
SUPERMAN IN THE FORTIES (DC)
TEEN TITANS: JAM-PACKED ACTION VOL. 1 (DC)
TOMORROW STORIES BOOK TWO (DC)

October 26, 2005
Astonishing X-Men Vol. 2: Dangerous (Marvel)
BATMAN: UNDER THE HOOD (DC)
Cravan HC (Dark Horse)
ELFQUEST: THE GRAND QUEST VOL. 11 (DC)
The Fog (Dark Horse)
Frank Miller's Sin City Library I HC (Dark Horse)
Hellsing: Impure Souls Anime Manga (Dark Horse)
KAMIKAZE KAITO JEANNE VOL. 1 (DC/CMX)
THE ORIGINALS (DC)
PLASTIC MAN ARCHIVES VOL. 7 HC (DC)
Samurai: Heaven and Earth (Dark HOrse)
Spawn Collection Vol. 1 HC (Image)
Spellbinders: Signs and Wonders Digest (Marvel)
Tarzan: The Joe Kubert Years Vol. 1 HC (Dark Horse)
TENRYU: THE DRAGON CYCLE VOL. 3 (DC/CMX)
X-Men: Bizzare Love Triangle (Marvel)
Young Avengers Col. 1: Sidekicks HC

Also in October
ARMAGEDDON and SON (oni Press)
Attitude, Featuring: Stephanie McMillan (NBM)
Beowulf Vol. 1: Gods and Monsters (Speakeasy)
Boston Blackie: Bloody Shame (Moonstone)
Buja's Diary (NBM)
Castlevania: The Belmont Legacy (IDW Publishing)
DEAL WITH THE DEVIL VOLUME 1 (Alias Enterprises)
Elk's Run Collected Edition Vol. 1 (Speakeasy)
ELSINORE # 1-3 SPECIAL EDITION (Alias Enterprises)
FORGOTTEN REALMS VOL I: HOMELAND (Devil's Due)
Hero Corps: Rookie (Baby Shark Productions)
The Hunger (Speakeasy)
I Am Legend (IDW Publishing)
Jew Gangster: A Father's Admonition (IBooks)
Johnny Caronte & the Revolver (Alias Enterprises)
Kindly Corpses (Speakeasy)
The Living and the Dead (Speakeasy)
PSI-KIX VOLUME 2: CALITO'S WAY (Alias Enterprises)
Pyongyang: A Journey to North Korea (Drawn and Quarterly)
Skeleton Family: The Neighbors from Elsewhere (IBooks)
Strangers in Paradis Vol. 17: Tattoo (Abstract Studios)
Sunset City (AiT/Planet Lar)
Shipping in November
November 2, 2005
Black Panther HC (Marvel)
Cable/Deadpool VOl. 3: The Human Race (Marvel)
CATWOMAN: WHEN IN ROME HC (DC)
CLUB 9 Vol. 4 (Dark Horse)
Daredevil Vol. 12: Decalogue (Marvel)
DAY OF VENGEANCE (DC)
EDEN Vol. 1: IT'S AN ENDLESS WORLD! (Dark Horse)
Fantastic Four: Maximum Edition Hardcover (Marvel)
THE FOUNTAIN HC (DC)
JLA/AVENGERS: THE COLLECTOR'S EDITION HC (DC/Marvel)
OH MY GODDESS! COLORS (Dark Horse)
THE OMAC PROJECT (DC)
SHOWCASE PRESENTS: JONAH HEX VOL. 1 (DC)
SMAX (DC)
Spider-Man vs. Sivver Sable Vol. 1 (Marvel)
TRIGUN MAXIMUM VOLUME 7: HAPPY DAYS (Dark Horse)
X-Men: The Complete Age oFApocalypse Epic Book 2 (Marvel)
November 9, 2005
House of M: World of M (Marvel)
THE LOSERS: CLOSE QUARTERS (DC)
MANHUNTER VOL. 1: STREET JUSTICE (DC)
Marvel Nemesis: The Imperfect Digest (Marvel)
NYX/X-23 HC (marvel)
Secret War HC (Marvel)
T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS ARCHIVES VOL. 6 HC (DC)
Ultimate Fantastic Four Vol. 4: Inhumans (Marvel)
Ultimate Galactus Vol. 2: Secret (Marvel)
X-Men: The End Vol. 2: Heroes and Martyrs (Marvel)
November 16, 2005
CIPHER VOL. 1 (DC/CMX)
CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS: THE ABSOLUTE EDITION HC (DC)
Essential Marvel Two-In-One VOl. 1 (Marvel)
Excalubur Classic Vol. 1: The Sword is Drawn (Marvel)
House of M: Incredible Hulk (MarveL)
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES VOL. 1: TEENAGE REVOLUTION (DC)
MAN WITH THE SCREAMING BRAIN (Dark Horse)
MARVEL KNIGHTS SPIDER-MAN: VOL. 1 HC (Marvel)
Marvel Team-Up Vol. 2: Master of the Ring (Marvel)
Ororo: Before the Storm Digest (Marvel)
Scorpion: Poison Tomorrow Digest (Marvel)
X-Factor by Peter David Vol. 1 (marvel)
ZOMBIEWORLD: CHAMPION OF THE WORMS 2nd ED. (Dark Horse)
November 23, 2005
House of M: Fantastic Four/Irong Man (Marvel)
I CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S NOT THE JUSTICE LEAGUE (DC)
MARVEL KNIGHTS SPIDER-MAN VOL 4: WILD BLUE YONDER (Marvel)
New Thunderbolts Vol. 2: Modern Marvels (Marvel)
THE SPIRIT ARCHIVES VOL. 17 HC (DC)
The Titans Companion (TwoMorrows Publishing)
Toxin: The Devil You Know (Marvel)
Y: THE LAST MAN -- GIRL ON GIRL (DC)
November 30, 2005
CHRONICLES OF CONAN Vol. 9: RIDERS OF THE RIVER-DRAGONS & OTHER STORIES (Dark Horse)
FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY LIBRARY SET II HC (Dark Horse)
Machine Teen: HIstory 101001 Digest (marvel)
OCEAN (DC)
Samurai Executioner Vol. 8 (Dark Horse)
STAR WARS: CLONE WARS VOLUME 7--WHEN THEY WERE BROTHERS (Dark Horse)
SUPERMAN: IN THE NAME OF GOG (DC)
TEEN TITANS: THE FUTURE IS NOW (DC)

Also in Novemeber
10 One-Shot (Boom! Studios)
10th Muse Vol. 2: Tragedy Strikes (Alias)
100 GIRLS VOLUME 2 (Arcana)
Adventures of Red Sonja Vol. 2: The Devil with a Sword (Dynamite Entertainment)
Ascend Special Edition HC (Image)
Battle Pope Vol. 1: Genesis (Image)
Dawn Vol. 3: Three Tiers HC (Image)
Death, Jr. (Image)
A Distant Soil, Vol. 4: Coda (Image)
Easy Way (IDW)
Ed's Terrestrials (Alias)
Elium (Speakeasy Comics)
Fade from Grace (Image)
Five Fists of Science (AiT/Planet Lar)The Gift Vol. 2: Consequences (Image)
Fused One-Shot (Boom! Studios)
Girls VOl. 1: Conception (IMage)
He Done Her Wrong HC (Fantagraphics)
Horrorama Vol. 1 (Narwain Publishing)
Image First (Image)
Image Comics HC (Image)
Jimbo's Inferno HC (Fantagraphics)
John Carpenter's Snake Plissken Chronicles Vol. 1 (Alias)
Judo Girl Vol. 1 (Alias)
Karney (IDW)
NEXUS ARCHIVES VOLUME 1 HC (Dark Horse)
Night Fisher (Fantagraphics)
Off Road (Oni Press)
THE PHANTOM: DEATH IN THE DEEP WOODS (Moonstone)
THE PHANTOM: THE GHOST WHO WALKS (Moonstone)
THE PHANTOM: THE GRAHAM NOLAN SUNDAYS VOL.2 (Moonstone)
PIRATE CLUB TP VOL. 1: BRAINWASH ESCAPE VICTIMS (Slave Labor Graphics)
RANKLECHICK AND HIS THREE-LEGGED CAT (Slave Labor Graphics)
Smoke (IDW)
Soulfire Vol. 1 HC (Aspen)
Spawn Manga, Vol. 1 (Image)
Strangers in Paradise Vol. 5: Pocket TP (Abstract Studios)
The Three Paradoxes (Fantagraphics)
Tozzer 2 Special Edition (Ablaze Media)
The Walking Dead Vol. 4: The Heart's Desire (Image)
Warren Ellis' Apparat Vol. 1 (Avatar Press)
Wimbledon Green: The Greatest Comic Book Collector in the World HC (Drawn and Quarterly)

Shipping in December
December 7, 2005
Essential X-Factor Vol. 1 (Marvel)
December 14, 2005
Amazing Spider-Man Vol 14: New Avengers (Marvel)
LITTLE LULU: LULU'S UMBRELLA SERVICE (dark Horse)
OH MY GODDESS! VOLUME 22 (Dark Horse)
SAMURAI EXECUTIONER VOLUME 9 (Dark Horse)

December 21, 2005
Astonishing X-Men Vol. 1: Gifted HC (Marvel)
Essential Spider-Woman Vol. 1 (Marvel)
Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne Vol. 5 (Marvel)
House of M: Spider-Man (Marvel)
Marvel Adventures Spider-Man Vol. 2 Digest (marvel)
Marvel COmics Presents WOlverine VOl. 2 (marvel)
Megamorphs Digest (Marvel)
SEXY CHIX (Dark Horse)
ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOLUME 14 (Marvel)

December 28, 2005
CONAN AND THE JEWELS OF GWAHLUR HC (Dark Horse)
Gravity Digest (Marvel)
House of M: Uncanny X-Men (Marvel)
STAR WARS: THE COMICS COMPANION (Dark Horse)
STAR WARS: GENERAL GRIEVOUS (Dark Horse)
Also in December
30 DAYS OF NIGHT ANNUAL 2005 (IDW)
THE COMPLETE JON SABLE, FREELANCE: Vol. FOUR (IDW)
Lost Girls (Top Shelf)
METAL GEAR SOLID VOL. 2 (IDW)

SHAUN OF THE DEAD (IDW)
Shipping in January
January 4, 2006
House of M (Marvel)
Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four Vol. 1 Digest (Marvel)
January 25, 2006
PENNY ARCADE VOLUME 1: ATTACK OF THE BACON ROBOTS! (Dark Horse)
Shipping in May
May 6, 2006
New Avengers Vol. 2: Sentry HC (Marvel)
 
 

 

 
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