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Spotlight: Sanctum - Softcover Edition

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Sanctum - Softcover Trade

Story by Xavier Dorison & Art by Christophe Bec

After receiving a distress call from another submarine off the Syrian coast, the crew of the USS Nebraska search a series of massive caverns, where they discover a 70-year-old shipwrecked Soviet sub, whose crew died under mysterious circumstances. While investigating this enigma, the Nebraska's away team discover a massive underground sanctum dedicated to Môt, the ancient Ugarit god of death. Now, the crew must find a way to escape the death god's prison without freeing him to wreak destruction upon the world.


Quick Facts about Sanctum

• Nominated for Best Comic album at both the Jules Verne Film Festival in Paris and the Detective Film Festival in Cognac.
Christophe Bec won the Albert Uderzo Prize in 2005 (Best Young Talent for his series Lent)
• From Xavier Dorison, author of Red One with Terry Dodson (Image), The Third Testament (Titan) and Long John Silver (Cinebook).


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Sanctum arrives in a new softcover edition in stores March 8, 2017 with an MSRP of $19.95/£13.99

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Spotlight: Snow Day

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Snow Day
Story by Pierre Wazem & Art by Aubin

An outsider sheriff struggles to find his place in an isolated, snow-covered town populated by a hard people who are set in their ways and don't take too kindly to strangers. It's a place where folks mind their own business — however odd it may be — and do as they please. That is, until the calm, quiet sheriff decides to do his job…


Quick Facts about Snow Day

Pierre Wazem had only completed three comics before he received the Töpffer Prize for best young author from the city of Geneva. 
• Critically acclaimed Pierre Wazem is the author of KOMA and has received the Töpffer Prize, Palmarès Prix International and, with Tom Tirabosco, he also won the Ecumenical Jury of Comics Prize at Angoulême; the judges consisting mainly of critics, teachers, and professors, as well as professionals and fans of comics.
Aubin is most known for his work on the Blake & Mortimer series.
• Perfect for fans of Fargo!


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Snow Day arrives in stores February 15, 2017 with an MSRP of $14.95/£12.99

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Support the ACLU!

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

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At HUMANOIDS we want to support ACLU by giving 100% of the profits from the following four books during the month of February.

So if you want to take a stand against ignorance, show your support for ACLU by Buying A Book!  It's that simple!  The titles are:


A genre-bending work of political science fiction, where the rulers of the future are haunted by the ghosts of the past… Written and illustrated in stunning color by Ukrainian green-card lottery winning creator Igor Baranko.


The travel diary of French two brothers in a land at war. Based on the siblings' real life experiences in war-torn Lebanon.


A unique and addictive anthropomorphic mystery with an intricate plot and an immigrant hero, rendered in stark black-and-white. Winner of best series at the Angoulême International Comics Festival in 2012.




According to Tobe Hooper "It's disgusting, fun and politically right on target!" A book full of alt-right nuts and rednecks who are way more dangerous that the peaceful living-impaired (just don't call them zombies!).

Spotlight: Whispers in the Walls (Slightly Oversized)

Monday, January 30, 2017

Whispers in the Walls
Story by David Muñoz & Art by Tirso, with colors by Javi Montes


Czechoslovakia, 1949. What Evil lurks within the walls of an ancient children's infirmary? After the brutal murder of her parents, Sarah, a young orphan, is about to discover that and much more. From long-buried secrets to imminent battles, the fate of man, and monster, lie with young Sarah. A gothic tale of horror from David Muñoz (co-writer of Guillermo Del Toro's "The Devil's Backbone" film) and artist Tirso.


Quick Facts about Whispers in the Walls

• Now available in our Slightly Oversized Hardcover format!
• Hugely successful with its original French release, the series has been translated into 5 languages.
David Muñoz is also the co-writer of the Guillermo Del Toro film: The Devil's Backbone.
• First prize winner at the Comic Contest of Arteixo (Spain), Javi Montes is an artist known for The Incredible Hulk (Marvel), Crisis Aftermath: The Battle for Blüdhaven (DC) and Uncle Sam and the Freedom Fighters (DC).


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Whispers in the Walls arrives in stores February 8, 2017 with an MSRP of $29.95/£22.99

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L.A. based graphic novel company HUMANOIDS has today revealed the new logo of its most iconic brand, METAL.

Friday, January 20, 2017

L.A. based graphic novel company HUMANOIDS has today revealed the new logo of its most iconic brand, METAL.

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The brand was created in 1974, along with the legendary comic book magazine METAL HURLANT (French for "Screaming Metal"), founded by creators Moebius, Druillet and Dionnet, and that later inspired the creation of numerous foreign versions, including Heavy Metal magazine in the U.S.

Designed by Humanoids' Senior Art Director, Jerry Frissen, the new logo will be used in connection with new projects that will be announced later in the year, in both the publishing and entertainment fields.

From Fabrice Giger, Humanoids' CEO, who has steered the company for much of its history: "Since the 70s, METAL has been part of worldwide pop culture. It has always been a symbol of the strong ties that exists between the comic book world and the movie industry. BLADE RUNNER and MAD MAX's creators, to name only a few, shared the same creative and innovative spirit. A spirit that has never faltered across Humanoids' many ventures, and that is now being revitalized in the form of this new logo and movement!"

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Happy New Year! 2017!

Sunday, January 1, 2017

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-Happy New Year from your friends at Humanoids

Spotlight: The Ring of the Seven Worlds

Friday, December 30, 2016

The Ring of the Seven Worlds
Story by Giovanni Gualdoni and Gabriele Clima & Art by Matteo Piana


Seven planets linked to one another by the multidimensional gates of a giant ring. Only the passage to Nemo, one of the Seven Worlds, has remained sealed for three centuries, in order to confine its people after they savagely attacked the rest of the Empire. When the infamous gate reopens and unleashes the ancient enemy, Timo and Luce, two teenagers from the planet Mose, are caught up in a war they were not prepared to fight.


Quick Facts about The Ring of the Seven Worlds
• Winner of the Carlo Boscarato Award for Best Script with its release in Italian
• From two of the artists behind Star Wars: Original Trilogy Graphic Novel, Matteo Piana (Layout and cleanup, Ink) Davide Turotti (Paint)
• Appeals to fans of Hayao Miyazaki
• Hardcover release was one of Paul Gravett's Books to Read: Best Graphic Novels


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The Ring of the Seven Worlds arrives in stores January 24, 2017 with an MSRP of $24.95/£17.99

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Spotlight: The Fourth Power

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The Fourth Power
Story & Art by Juan Gimenez


The odyssey of Exether Mega, a young military pilot caught up in an interplanetary conflict between humans — under the banner of the Planetary United States — and the Krommiums. After narrowly escaping an attack by an enemy patrol, Mega begins a perilous journey across enemy lines. Through a series of encounters —with both friends and foes — Mega discovers she's at the center of a complex, secret experiment to create the ultimate weapon of war. As further clues to her role, identity, and destiny are revealed to her, the powers that be ramp up their efforts to capture her. A spectacular and riveting space opera by the creator of Leo Roa and the illustrator of The Metabarons saga.


Quick Facts about The Fourth Power:
• Renowned Argentinian artist, Juan Gimenez, known for The Metabarons and his work in Heavy Metal magazine, so popular it spurred an art book, Overload.
• Designed the "Harry Canyon" segment in the cult-classic Heavy Metal film.
• Known for his extreme attention to technical and historical details in his works.
• The complete series in one book, only the first 2 volumes (of 4) have released in English.


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The Fourth Power arrives in stores January 24, 2017 with an MSRP of $39.95/£29.99

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