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Aliens vs. Predator Omnibus, Vol. 1 by (Dark Horse Books 26 June 2007 / $24.99) - Product Description: Mankind's two ultimate nightmares come together in mortal combat, and whoever wins we lose. On the remote planet Ryushi, a small ranching community becomes an unwilling participant in a deadly ritual: extraterrestrial Predators have seeded Ryushi with Alien eggs in order to create the ultimate hunt. But what the Predators don't know is that an Alien queen egg is amongst those they've sent as potential hunting stock, and when the Predators arrive, the hunters become the hunted amidst a monumental swarm of Aliens, and they may need to turn to the very same humans they regard as little more than potential trophies to give them any hope of survival.

Devilengine by Chad Michael Ward (Nantier Beall Minoustchine Publishing 05 June 2007 / $18.95) - Product Description: The critically acclaimed creator behind 'Black Rust' and 'Autopsyrotica' returns with a third stunning volume of beauty and decay. Featuring a selection of commercial work and never-before-seen photos and paintings, DevilEngine is a must have for fans of Ward's darkly original imagery. (Source: Nantier Beall Minoustchine Publishing)

Brave Story Volume 1 by Miyuki Miyabe (TokyoPop 12 June 2007 / $9.99) - Book Description: Life couldn't be more average for Junior High School student Wataru, whose only real skill is playing video games. But, that all changes in the blink of an eye when a mysterious transfer student comes to his school and drags him into a land of magic and monsters. Now, Wataru must face challenges he could not imagine in even his wildest dreams!Based on the the epic novel that spawned the hit anime! Welcome to the Brave Story of one boy's adventure of a lifetime . . . (Source: TokyoPop)

Good Witch of the West V. 3 by Noriko Ogiwara (TokyoPop 12 June 2007 / $9.99) - Book Description: Firiel soon learns the price of her bargain with the Count of Rualgo. At Taurus Academy, the girls treat her lower than a dog. She's willing to take the abuse for the sake of Rune's protection by the Count. But will her questionable friendship with her fencing instructor scar Rune even more? (Source: TokyoPop)

King of Thorn Volume 1 by Yuji Iwahara (TokyoPop 12 June 2007 / $9.99) - Book Description: Twin sisters... Separated by fate... Drawn together by a horrific illness...Kasumi and her sister, Shizuku, were infected with the Medusa virus, which slowly turns the victim to stone--and there is no cure! Hope for salvation rests in Kasumi and a select few who are put into a cryogenically frozen state until a cure is found. But Shizuku is left behind, and in the not-too-distant future, Kasumi awakens to find herself in an unfamiliar world with terrifying beings roaming the terrain.Resolving to unlock the mysteries of the disease and the fate of her twin sister, Kasumi struggles to survive in this treacherous world! (Source: TokyoPop)

Apollo's Song by Osamu Tezuka (Vertical 08 June 2007 / $19.95) - From publicity material: Apollo's Song is the story of Shogo, a troubled young man who has no faith in love. When his misanthropy reaches its peak, he is met by the Goddess of Love, who condemns him to an eternity of heartbreak. (see review)

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