#Solicitations – August 2017: Action Lab Entertainment & Action Lab: Danger Zone

PopCultHQ looks at all of the comics and trade paperbacks
releasing from Action Lab Entertainment in August 2017…

 #Solicitations: Action Lab Entertainment for August 2017
The following titles will be available for purchase in comic shops everywhere!
(unless otherwise noted)

E: Appropriate for everyone
A: Appropriate for ages 9 and up
T: For readers ages 12 and up
T+: For older teen readers and adults
M: Mature readers 18+



Writer: Scott Fogg
Artist: Reilly Leeds
Cover Artist: Reilly Leeds

Where has Percy gone? Is there any way to find him? Or is too late? Join Clancy and Toby as they tumble through time and learn the true story of Percy’s first adventure!


32 pgs./ E / FC $1.99 (DIGITAL ONLY)


Amerikarate#5 – Cover A


Writers: Brockton McKinney, Corey Kalman
Artist: Daniel Arruda Massa
Cover Artists: Devin Roth (Cover A), Daniel Arruda Massa (Cover B), Anthony Petrie (Cover C), April O’Neil (Cover D)

Cover A – Regular cover (unlimited): Devin Roth
Cover B – Movie Poster Cover (limited to 1500): Daniel Arruda Massa
Cover C – Action Cover (limited to 1500): Anthony Petrie
Cover D – April O’Neil Cosplay Cover (limited to 1500)

AmeriKarate continues with a new storyline and the same outrageous, sexy B-movie martial arts action that you demand! Sam and Cynthia are faced with a new hidden foe and crime wave that has the city shaking in its city-boots! Join us for a high-kicking new adventure and a shocking twist that will leave you clutching your book with a kung fu grip!

32 pgs./ M / FC $3.99

Danger Doll Squad #0 – Cover A
Danger Doll Squad #0 – Cover B


Writers: Jason Martin, with Dan Mendoza and Bryan Seaton
Artist: Winston Young

Cover Artists:
Celor (Covers A-B), Dan Mendoza (Covers C-D), Bill McKay (Covers E-F)

Cover A – Celor (unlimited)
Cover B – Celor Risqué variant (limited to 2500)
Cover C – Dan Mendoza variant (limited to 2000)
Cover D – Dan Mendoza risqué (limited to 2500)
Cover E – Bill McKay variant (limited to 2000)
Cover F – Bill McKay risqué (limited to 2500)

Danger Zone has three popular monthly titles each starring different deadly ladies, and now for the first time, all three girls come together in one book! Danger Doll Squad #0 is the fuse that ignites the explosive upcoming series featuring Zombie Tramp, Vampblade, and DollFace!

This all new crossover features our three most popular characters in one special event with covers by three different artists (each with a risqué variant as well)!

32 pgs./ M / FC $4.99

Dollface #8 – Cover A
Dollface #8 – Cover B


Writers: Dan Mendoza & Bryan Seaton
Artist: Dan Mendoza

Cover Artists:
Dan Mendoza
(Covers A-B), Marco Maccagni (Covers C-D),
Daniel Massa (Covers C-D colors), Bill McKay (Covers E-F)

Cover A – Dan Mendoza (unlimited)
Cover B – Dan Mendoza Tattered & Torn variant cover (limited to 2000)
Cover C – Marco Maccagni Pin-up variant cover (limited to 1500)
Cover D – Marco Maccagni Pin-up Tattered & Torn variant cover (limited to 2000)
Cover E – Bill McKay Pin-up variant cover (limited to 1500)
Cover F – Bill McKay Pin-up Tattered & Torn variant cover (limited to 2000)


Lila’s battle comes to an emotional end in this horrific tale of DollFace.

Retailer exclusive covers are available, please contact bseaton@actionlabcomics.com.

32 pgs./ M / FC $4.99


Writer: Kyle Puttkammer
Artists: Omaka Schultz (inks), Julie Barclay (colors)
Cover Artist: Omaka Schultz

Bandit and the Hero Cats of Skyworld are in for the fight of their lives as they confront the Crow King and his wretched warriors. It’s time to storm the castle in this all-out action-packed issue.

3-part story covers connect to form a huge poster!

32 pgs./ E / FC $3.99


Infinite Seven #6 – Cover A
Infinite Seven #6 – Cover C
Infinite Seven #6 – Cover B


Writer: Dave Dwonch

Arturo Mesa
Geraldo Filho (colors)

Cover Artists:
Arturo Mesa
(Covers A-B),
Josh Greathouse
(Cover C)

The boys of the Infinite Seven decide to blow off steam with a night on the town. Little do they know that they are being hunted by an enemy with vengeance on his mind and oil in his veins. Witness the rise of the CYBORG! Plus, a surprise ending that EVERYONE will be talking about!

32 pgs./ T+ / FC $3.99



Writer: Justin Phillips
Artists: Sean Miller (Pencils), Lesley Atlansky (Colors)
Cover Artist: Sean Miller

Recess is a time for fun, to clear ones mind of the drudgery of the classroom. But for the students of Baker Elementary room 221, it is a solemn occasion. The playground equipment has all gone missing. Worse yet, when Sherlock and Watson run into trouble with a group of ‘big kids,’ Sherlock is forced to face his worst nightmare, his older brother.

32 pgs./ E / FC $3.99



Writers:  Jeff Dyer and Mark McKeon
Artists: David Brame (Pencils), Joaquin Pereyra (Colors)
Cover Artist: David Brame

Health care for super villains! A team of doctors are blackmailed into providing medical aid for the world’s worst bad guys. Led by brilliant Ethan Sharp, the doctors struggle with their own ethics and morals in a dangerous battlefield where saving a patient’s life can mean death for countless others! This graphic novel collects MEDISIN issues 1-3. Get in on the ground floor of Action Lab’s newest smash hit series.

96 pgs./ T+ / FC $11.99



Writer: Zag Entertainment
Artist: Zag Entertainment
Cover Artist: Zag Entertainment
Arranged and Adapted by: Cheryl Black and Nicole D’Andria

Humiliated in a TV talent contest where he performed a hypnotist act, Simon gets akumatized and turns into Simon Says. Now endowed with an amazing power of hypnosis, he only has to say “Simon Says” before any request to have people obey him. Simon Says: destroy Ladybug and Cat Noir!

64 pgs./ E / FC $4.99


Miraculous Adventures #2 – Cover A
Miraculous Adventures #2 – Cover B


Created by: Thomas Atruc

Written by:
Thomas Astruc, Mélanie Duval,
Fred Lenoir & Sébastien Thibaudeau

Artist: Brian Hess

Cover Artists:
Miraculous Team France
(Cover A), Tony Fleecs (Cover B)

Cover A – Main Cover (unlimited):
Miraculous Team France
Cover B – Cat Noir Cover (unlimited):

Edited by: Nicole D’Andria and Bryan Seaton

The Trash Krakken Part 1
Marinette and her friends are having fun at the beach when an akumatized fisherman, Silurus, crashes their party! Controlling the water and catfish in the Seine, Silurus makes a lot of trouble for Ladybug and Cat Noir. Will they be able to stop him before he takes his revenge out on the citizens of Paris?

32 pgs./ A / FC $3.99


Writer: David Pepose
Artists: Jorge Santiago, Jr. (Pencils), Jasen Smith (Colors)
Cover Artist: Jorge Santiago, Jr.

Collecting the hit mini-series, Spencer & Locke follows hard-boiled Detective Locke as he investigates a brutal murder with the strangest of partners — his childhood imaginary panther, Spencer. But when they face brutal gunfights, deadly car chases and memories of Locke’s traumatic upbringing, can this unlikely pair survive long enough to find the truth? Collects Spencer & Locke #1-4.

128 pgs./ T+ / FC $14.99




Writers: Rick Laprade (script), Rick Laprade & J. McClary (story)
Artists: J. McClary (pencils, inks), Elenora Dalla Rosa (colors), Rick Laprade (letters)
Cover Artists: J. McClary (art) & Elenora Dalla Rosa (colors)

The adventure begins here! When Miru crash lands on the world of Gaia, he inadvertently becomes the most wanted creature around. Along with a rag-tag band of allies, Miru begins his journey to save all existence from the devious Dr. Monopoly and his wicked master, the demon king, Samsura!

128 pgs./ A / FC $17.99



Writer: M. Alice LeGrow
Artist: M. Alice LeGrow
Cover Artist: M. Alice LeGrow

In the world of Toyetica, a tiny race of humanoids called Bittles jockeys for its place in the world alongside humans. Luckily, there’s always steady employment as models for children’s toys! At Dollington Academy, young Bittles go to school to hone their toy theme, choose their accessories and prove to toy companies that they’re the most marketable, lovable and toyetic of them all. Whether it’s as an action figure, fashion doll or The Next Big Thing, for these young students, the race to the toy store is on!

32 pgs./ E / FC $3.99


Vampblade #6 (Season 2) – Cover A
Vampblade #6 (Season 2) – Cover B


Writer: Jason Martin
Artist: Marco Maccagni

Cover Artists:
Winston Young (Covers A-B),
Marcelo Trom (Covers C-D),
Ben Hansen (Covers E-F)

Cover A – Winston Young Main cover (unlimited)
Cover B – Winston Young Risqué variant (limited to 2000)
Cover C – Marcelo Trom Artist variant (limited to 1500)
Cover D – Marcelo Trom Artist risqué (limited to 2000)
Cover E – Ben Hansen 90s variant (limited to 1500)
Cover F – Ben Hansen 90s risqué (limited to 2000)

With the new space vampire hybrid threat, Katie must seek help from her sworn enemy… Zombie Tramp! But they also need the help of another unlikely ally… DollFace!!

This Danger Doll Squad tie-in features 3 covers (regular, artist, and 90s style), each with a risqué variant as well!

32 pgs./ M / FC $4.99


Writer: Jason Martin
Artists: Winston Young, Marco Maccagni
Cover Artist: Winston Young

Comic fan, cosplayer, and shop manager Katie Carva continues her quest as Vampblade. Fighting invisible other-dimensional vampires straight from the 90s comics of her namesake, the blades push her to all new extremes! It’s all new next-level Vampblade adventures, shiny and chrome!

Collects the complete first story arc for the second season of the hit Danger Zone series.

128 pgs./ M / FC $14.99


Zombie Tramp #38 – Cover A
Zombie Tramp #38 – Cover B


Writer: Dan Mendoza
Artist: Celor

Cover Artists:
Dan Mendoza (Covers A-B),
Timothy Weaver (Covers C-D), Ben Hansen (Covers E-F)

Cover A – Dan Mensoza Main variant (unlimited)
Cover B – Dan Mendoza Risqué variant
(limited to 2500)
Cover C – Timothy Weaver “dinner time” variant (limited to 2000)
Cover D – Timothy Weaver Risqué “dinner time” variant (limited to 2500)
Cover E – Ben Hansen Artist variant (limited to 2000)
Cover F – Ben Hansen Artist risqué variant (limited to 2500)

The battle begins as Xula and Janey go head to head in an epic showdown for survival and power.

Features 3 regular and risqué variants, including two covers from series creator Dan Mendoza (DollFace)!!

32 pgs./ M / FC $4.99

Zombie Tramp: Origins #2 – Cover A
Zombie Tramp: Origins #2 – Cover B


Writer: Dan Mendoza
Artist: Dan Mendoza

Cover Artists:
Dan Mendoza (Covers A-B), Celor (Covers C-D),
Bill McKay (Covers E-F), Dan Mendoza (Cover G)

Cover A – Dan Mendoza Main cover (unlimited)
Cover B – Dan Mendoza Risqué variant
(limited to 2500)
Cover C – Celor SEXY variant (limited to 2000)
Cover D – Celor Risqué SEXY variant (limited to 2500)
Cover E – Bill McKay GORY variant (limited to 2000)
Cover F – Bill McKay risqué GORY variant (limited to 2500)
Cover G – Dan Mendoza Replica variant (limited to 2500)

The second issue in the remastered reprinting of the highly collectible original mini-series, that was never before released in single issues to the direct market.

Features a new cover by series creator Dan Mendoza, plus new SEXY and GORY variants (all with risqué variants), plus a “replica” variant (recreating the rare original issue cover)!

32 pgs./ M / FC $4.99


Writer: Dan Mendoza
Artists: Celor, Marco Maccagni
Cover Artist: Celor

While Janey takes a much needed dirt nap, the focus shifts to her supporting cast. Can the voodoo queen, Xula, complete her path to amplified power? Where has the undead child menace Morning gone? And what is the true nature of the mysterious and powerful Kaiju Queen?!

Collects issues 33-36 of the wildly popular ongoing series!

128 pgs./ M / FC $14.99



Formed in 2010 with the purpose of pooling their collective talents into a single, powerful entity, the members of Action Lab Entertainment have countless years in multimedia publishing, design, and business.  Their first release, Fracture, was successfully funded through Kickstarter and since then they have continued their mission to produce high quality, genre-spanning entertainment.  Since its formation, the accolades for A.L.E continue to build on a daily basis.  Among its more popular titles are all ages material like the Eisner, Glyph, Shel Dorf Award nominated series PRINCELESS, MIRACULOUS (based on the Nickelodeon Television series), Jamal Igle’s MOLLY DANGER, Artist/ Writer Katie Cook’s GRONK and Gayle Middleton’s (My Little Pony, The Littlest Pet Shop) monstrously adorable VAMPLETS. Action Lab’s Mature Readers imprint ACTION LAB DANGER ZONE continues to push the envelope of comics entertainment with titles as varied as Charles Band’s PUPPET MASTER and Dan Mendoza’s over the top horror-comedy ZOMBIE TRAMP, VAMPBLADE and ITTY BITTY BUNNIES IN RAINBOW PIXIE CANDY LAND, and socially relevant titles including SOUTHERN DOG, KINGDOM BUM and M Goodwin’s TOMBOY.

*** info courtesy of Action Lab Entertainment