[Solicitations] Action Lab: Danger Zone – May 2020

PopCultHQ looks at all of the comics releasing from
Action Lab Entertainment‘s Danger Zone imprint in May 2020…

The following titles will be available
for purchase in comic shops everywhere!

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THE ARGUS #4

Writer: Mark Bertolini
Artist: Darryl Knickrehm
Colorist: Darryl Knickrehm

Cover Artist: Darryl Knickrehm

32 pgs./ T+ / FC $3.99

DIAMOND ITEM CODE: MAR201489

Time is angry, and the temporal organization called The Argus will pay the price – specifically young Randall Patton, the genius who invented time travel! As Randall learns the true reason behind Time’s hatred of mankind, he will be forced to align himself with the crazed Killer Patton in order to save everything! This is the last stand between The Argus, the multiple Randall Pattons, and Time itself!


SWEET HEART #3 (of 5)

Writer: Dillon Gilbertson
Artist: Francesco Iaquinta
Colorist: Marco Pagnotta
Letterer: Saida Temofonte

Cover Artists: Francesco Iaquinta w/ Marco Pagnotta

32 pgs./ M / FC $3.99

DIAMOND ITEM CODE: MAR201490

In this issue, Maddie goes hunting, catches up with an old enemy, and visits a family friend. 20 years after she was first chosen by the Stringer, she’s doing everything she can to fight back against the creatures Ellicott City town has long since surrendered to.


TWIN WORLDS Vol. 1 TPB

Writer: Rami Al-ashqar
Artist: Jethro Morales
Colorist: Bryan Magnaye
Letterer: Lucas Gattoni

Cover Artists:
Jethro Morales (Pencils, Inks)
Bryan Magnaye (Colors)
Lucas Gattoni (Letters)

128 pgs./ T+ / FC  $14.99

DIAMOND ITEM CODE: MAR201491

It’s fantasy vs. sci-fi! The natives of the fantasy-like world Drakkara rebel against the technologically advanced imperialist Earthers who colonized their planet. Two twin children, hybrids controversially born to a pioneer Earther and a Drakkaran princess, embark on a journey of survival. They’re caught between colonizer fire, natives who view them as abominations, and a manhunt by warlocks seeking to eliminate their royal bloodline.


The following series are classic Action Lab Entertainment titles that relate to our current solicitations, featuring Women in Comics as part of the creative team!

BLACK BETTY Vol. 1 TPB

Writer: Shawn Gabborin
Artist: Michela Da Sacco
Colorist: Rosa “Rosakaz” Rantila

Cover Artist: Michela Da Sacco

128 pgs./ M / FC $14.99

Collects Black Betty #1-4.

DIAMOND ITEM CODE: MAR201493

Meet the newest member of the Zombie Tramp universe!

Black Betty has made a living killing the unkillable. She has taken down monsters of every shape and size with a style all her own. But when a man’s daughter is kidnapped by a local legend, Betty steps in to save her… for a price!

If you need it dead (and you’ve got the cash!), Betty’s your girl!

RELATED: <[Interview] Writer Shawn Gabborin of Action Lab: Danger Zone’s BLACK BETTY>


THE CIRCLE TPB

Writer: Damon Clark
Artist: Alyzia Zherno
Letterer: Zen of HCMP

Cover Artists: Ivan Shavrin, Dave Murdoch

160 pgs./ M / FC $14.99

Collects issues #1-5

DIAMOND ITEM CODE: MAR201494

​After his mother dies, Christian, a teenage boy, moves to Shell Bay with his single father only to be bullied as the new kid at school. He finds friendship with the “Weird” kids and unknowingly joins them in an occult ritual that allows a darkness to possess each of them. Through the help of his gypsy neighbor, Christian will learn that the only way he can reverse the ritual is by killing off his circle of friends before they kill him, or before the darkness takes over his soul. One by one he will face them all, and in the end he will have to make the hardest decision of his young life.


GUNCATS Vol. 1 TPB

Writer: Samantha Wallschlaeger
Artists: Joge, Rosa “Rozakaz” Rantila

Cover Artists: Joge, Rosa “Rozakaz” Rantila

128 pgs./ T+ / FC $14.99

DIAMOND ITEM CODE: MAR201492

Cass and Iola are a pair of rookie bounty hunters trying to strike it big on the wildest edge of the galaxy. Squeaking by on luck, tenacity, and a heavy dose of foolhardiness, they’ve begun to make a name for themselves in the hunting circuit. But when they accept a job from a wealthy exotic pet dealer, they stumble into a fight they weren’t prepared for–and become the newest target. Can the guncats outsmart the deadliest hunters and criminals in the galaxy, or will their luck finally run out?


OBLIVION TPB

Writer: Tim Seeley
Artist: Romina Moranelli
Colorist: Marcelo Costa

Cover Artists: Tim Seeley w/ Marcelo Costa

128 pgs./ T+ / FC $14.99

DIAMOND ITEM CODE: MAR201495

A sequel to the acclaimed Full Moon space western that introduced the world to “cowboys and aliens!” The backwater planet Oblivion has fallen on hard times, but everything’s about to get harder for Marshall Zack Stone with the arrival of Lyz Azorr, the daughter of notorious outlaw, RED EYE!


TOMBOY Vol. 1 TPB: DIVINE INTERVENTION

Writer: M. Goodwin
Artist: M. Goodwin

Cover Artist: M. Goodwin

124 pgs./ T+ / FC $14.99

Collects Tomboy 1-4.

DIAMOND ITEM CODE: JAN161004

“No Crime Goes Unpunished. No Criminal Walks Away.”

The death of a friend catches sixteen year-old Addison off guard, but a chance encounter with his killers on the subway forever changes her life. Crime cover-ups, dirty cops, and magical dead boyfriends consume her life as she’s thrust into the vigilante lifestyle and murder becomes her after school activity.


TWELVE DEVILS DANCING TPB

Writer: Erica Schultz
Artist: Dave Acosta
Colorist: Andrew Covalt
Letterer: Cardinal Rae

Cover Artist: Bill Sienkiewicz

128 pgs./ M / FC $14.99

DIAMOND ITEM CODE: MAR201496

For years, a serial killer dubbed The Crypto-Killer mutilated women and left cryptic ciphers on their bodies. FBI Special Agent Callum Cooper was the one to solve the ciphers and catch the killer…Or did he? Now retired from the FBI because of a fatal diagnosis, the REAL killer emerges with a new mystery for Callum, and his past comes back to haunt him, torturing him in his last days. With the help of Aisha Miller, a bio-tech genius college student, Callum and Aisha are tasked with confronting this agent’s past mistakes, as they both seek redemption before it’s too late.

Features a stunning cover from industry legend Bill Sienkiewicz!


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