Top Shelf Productions has a trilogy of new releases coming in Fall 2019, including the final volume in Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.
When Top Shelf announced The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Vol. IV: The Tempest
at Comic-Con International in San Diego in 2017 (see "Alan Moore & Kevin O’Neill Are Going Out with a ‘Tempest’
"), they promised a final resolution of all the stories in the preceding volumes (including the first three numbered volumes of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen,
the original graphic novel The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Black Dossier,
and the Nemo trilogy). At the same time they also revealed that this would be the last comic from both Moore and O’Neill. The sixth and final issue of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest
is due out at the end of July, and Top Shelf and the UK publisher Knockabout are co-publishing the collected edition in the fall. The Top Shelf edition, a 224-page, full color hardcover graphic novel, is scheduled for an October 16 release with an MSRP of $29.99.
Top Shelf has two more graphic novels queued up for fall release. Deep Breaths
is a collection of 10 short stories by Australian creator Chris Gooch (Bottled
), ranging from a misplaced condom to a space adventurer on the tail of a frog princess. The 208-page partial-color softcover graphic novel with flaps is due out on September 11 with an MSRP of $19.99.
by Hannah Templer, starts out with a pair of childhood friends (one of whom is a princess) and turns into lesbian space gladiators fighting the patriarchy. The book is being pitched as an adult/YA crossover. A 216-page, full-color softcover with flaps, it is also scheduled for a September 11 release with an MSRP of $19.99.
Before all that, though, Top Shelf has a high-profile graphic novel coming out this summer: They Called Us Enemy,
the memoir of life in a Japanese internment camp by Star Trek actor George Takei, is due out on July 16. (see "George Takei’s ‘They Called Us Enemy’
"). The 208-page black-and-white softcover book will have an MSRP of $19.99.