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All Star Western Vol. 2: The War of Lords and Owls (The New 52)   by Jimmy Palmiotti
On Sale Date: March 12, 2013
9781401238513, 1401238513
$16.99 USD, $19.99 CAD
Trade Paperback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Crime & Mystery
DC Comics
192 pages
6.580 in W | 10.120 in H | 0.300 in T | 0.720 lb Wt
167mm W | 257mm H | 8mm T | 327g Wt
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Jonah Hex tracks the kidnapper Thurston Moody to New Orleans in pursuit of his bounty, he soon finds himself infiltrating the ranks of the anarchist group August 7, a group dedicated to eliminating the immigrant population of New Orleans. With Dr. Arkham in jail and his companions Hawkeye and Cinnamon no where to be found, things can only get worse for Hex when the
Court of Owls begin to unfurl their plan to lay siege to Gotham.
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Jimmy Palmiotti is a multi-award winning, multifaceted comic creator. He is a co-founder of Event Comics, Black Bull Media, Marvel Knights as well as Paperfilms. Palmiotti entered the field as an inker, but at DC he quickly demonstrated his versatility as a writer, authoring such titles as MONOLITH, 21 DOWN, THE RESISTANCE as well as Painkiller Jane, which was developed into a series for Syfy. In addition to being the co-writer of acclaimed series such as MANHUNTER, UNCLE SAM AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS and JONAH HEX, Palmiotti has since further broadened his comic vision beyond the printed page, co-scripting the story behind the successful Midway video game Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe.
down Comp Titles
Jonah Hex: No Way Back by Palmiotti, Jimmy
6/14/2011, 9781401225513, $14.99, Trade Paperback, Comics & Graphic Novels
Jonah Hex: Six Gun War by Palmiotti, Jimmy
4/20/2010, 9781401225872, $14.99, Trade Paperback, Comics & Graphic Novels
Jonah Hex: Origins by Palmiotti, Jimmy
11/7/2007, 9781401214906, $14.99, Trade Paperback, Comics & Graphic Novels
Jonah Hex: Lead Poisoning by Palmiotti, Jimmy
10/27/2009, 9781401224851, $14.99, Trade Paperback, Comics & Graphic Novels
Jonah Hex: Tall Tales by Gray, Justin
5/3/2011, 9781401230098, $14.99, Trade Paperback, Comics & Graphic Novels
Power Girl: A New Beginning by Gray, Justin
4/20/2010, 9781401226183, $17.99, Trade Paperback, Comics & Graphic Novels
Uncle Sam and the Freedom Fighters: Brave New World by Gray, Justin
9/23/2008, 9781401219543, $14.99, Trade Paperback, Comics & Graphic Novels
Marvel Westerns by Palmiotti, Jimmy
11/15/2006, 9780785122807, $20.99, Hardcover, Comics & Graphic Novels
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"This book lives up to its All-Star name, for sure."-USA Today

"All Star Western packs plenty of plusses-starting, of course, with Moritat's gorgeous art."-Time Out Chicago

"Gritty, detailed, sensual, and brutal all at the same time...Perfect."-The Onion AV Club

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Marketing: In-Book Advertising and National Print and Online Advertising: Facebook, i09, IGN, CBR, Google, Good Reads

Ingram and Baker & Taylor Graphic Novel supplements

Ingram Continuations Newsletter

Promotion on dccomics.com; librarything.com, goodreads.com

Promotion through DC Comics social media (Facebook, Twitter, Blogs)

Book Trailer

Good Reads giveaway

Feature in monthly DC newsletter to libraries and the book trade

Bookstore co-op available

Publicity: National Media Campaign including, National Public Radio and National print features and review coverage. Extensive online support including, EW, USA TODAY, Pop Matters, Ain't It Cool News, IGN, CBR, Comicvine, Newsarama, and various comic book blogs and pop culture sites.
down Key Selling Points
1. Part of DC Comics: The New 52 event

2. Coverage of DC Comics: The New 52 has been featured in media outlets including USA Today, CNN, The New York Times, LA Times, The Hollywood Reporter and many more.

3. Features the Court of Owls who feature prominently in Scott Snyder’s hit Batman: The Court of Owls

4. Explores Gotham City’s past and redesigns may elements of the city itself that carries over into modern day-set Batman titles.

5. Collects issues #7-13

6. Rated PR

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