New From Image Comics in February 2016
February 8, 2016
IMAGE GIANT-SIZED ARTIST’S PROOF EDITION: TOKYO GHOST #1 & 2
STORY: RICK REMENDER
ART / COVER: SEAN MURPHY
FEBRUARY 24 / 56 PAGES / BW / M / $19.99
Presenting issues #1 and #2 of the hit TOKYO GHOST by RICK REMENDER and SEAN MURPHY in the ultimate artist’s treatment, as MURPHY’s groundbreaking pages are presented in their original inks at glorious 11x17.
Collects TOKYO GHOST #1-2
STORY: EMMA RÍOS
ART / COVER: HWEI LIM
FEBRUARY 3 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
EMMA RÍOS (PRETTY DEADLY, ISLAND) and HWEI LIM (Lalage, Hero) team up for a new ongoing series, following a terrorist talking dog, an idealist mage, and a heroic lab rat on their quest for acceptance.
STORY: JOE HARRIS
ART / COVER: MARTÍN MORAZZO
FEBRUARY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
Writer JOE HARRIS (The X-Files) and artist MARTÍN MORAZZO (Vertigo Quarterly), creators of GREAT PACIFIC, reunite for a brand new ongoing science-fiction series and an OVERSIZED DEBUT ISSUE featuring thirty-two pages of story! In the year 2045 it no longer snows. A catastrophic crash has left the climate ravaged, society splintered, and the newly-christened "Cooperative States of America" propped up and administered by the powerful Hazeltyne Corporation. Only one man wages an all-out weather war against the system, wielding the forces of nature themselves as weapons. He is the White Wizard. The ghost in the night. Genius. Terrorist. Outlaw. Hero?
THE FADE OUT, VOL. 3 TP
STORY: ED BRUBAKER
ART / COVER: SEAN PHILLIPS & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER
FEBRUARY 17 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $12.99
The final act of the bestselling Hollywood noir comic from the award-winning team of Brubaker and Phillips!
Collects THE FADE OUT #9-12
HINGES BOOK 2: PAPER TIGERS TP
STORY / ART / COVER: MEREDITH McCLAREN
FEBRUARY 3 / 120 PAGES / FC / E / $15.99
An important character is introduced (Abernathy) and an important character is separated (Bauble).
INVINCIBLE, VOL. 22 TP
STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ART / COVER: RYAN OTTLEY, CLIFF RATHBURN, JEAN-FRANCOIS BEAULIEU, & RUS WOOTON
FEBRUARY 17 / 152 PAGES / FC / T+ / $16.99
While Mark, Eve, and Terra make the best of their life on Talescria, Thragg has eluded capture. In this volume, loose ends are tied up, conflicts are brought to a resolution, and a door is closed... so that a new one can open.
Collects INVINCIBLE #121-126
THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS, VOL. 2 HC
STORY: JONATHAN HICKMAN
ART: NICK PITARRA
FEBRUARY 3 / 296 PAGES / FC / T+ / $34.99
What if the research and development department created to produce the first atomic bomb was a front for a series of other, more unusual, programs? What if the union of a generation's brightest minds was not a signal for optimism, but foreboding? What if everything... went wrong?
Collects THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS #11-20
MANIFEST DESTINY, VOL. 3 TP
STORY: CHRIS DINGESS
ART / COVER: MATTHEW ROBERTS, STEFANO GAUDIANO, TONY AKINS, OWEN GIENI, & PAT BROSSEAU
FEBRUARY 3 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99
Deep in America’s heartland, Lewis & Clark’s expedition discovers a civilization unlike any they—or anyone else on Earth—has encountered. An encounter that will push their men to the brink of mutiny, and redefines the relationship between man and monster, predator and prey.
Collects MANIFEST DESTINY #13-18
OCTOPUS PIE, VOL. 1 TP
STORY / ART / COVER: MEREDITH GRAN
FEBRUARY 3 / 272 PAGES / BW / T+ / $14.99
In this first collected volume of the OCTOPUS PIE series, we follow grumpy twenty-something Eve and her stoner roommate Hanna as they navigate post-college life. They'll take on crazed childhood rivals, troubling art scenes, the discomfort of exes, and maybe even... friendship? All this and more in the fictional, totally made-up city of Brooklyn.
"Well paced and grounded, ranging from funny ha-ha to odd observational humor, OCTOPUS PIE’s ultimate hooks are its flawed, but genuine characters." — BOOKLIST
RUMBLE, VOL. 2: A WOE THAT IS MADNESS TP
STORY: JOHN ARCUDI
ART / COVER: JAMES HARREN
FEBRUARY 24 / 160 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99
The second volume of RUMBLE delves deeper into the past and present of Rathraq, Scarecrow Warrior God, as writer JOHN ARCUDI (B.P.R.D., A God Somewhere) and artist JAMES HARREN (Conan, Deadpool) keep the weirdness and the action at a high level. An expanded sketchbook section and pin-ups by the best talents in comics round out a killer book!
"Thanks for...RUMBLE. I like it a lot. In fact, I wish it were my project." —RICHARD CORBEN
Collects RUMBLE #6-10
SIDEKICK, VOL. 2 TP
STORY: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
ART / COVER: TOM MANDRAKE & HI-FI
FEBRUARY 3 / 160 PAGES / FC / M / $15.99
Barry Chase, aka Flyboy, was the faithful sidekick of the Red Cowl...until the day the Cowl was murdered, sending Barry out on his own into a hostile world that ridiculed him. Now the truth is known: the Red Cowl faked his death to ditch Flyboy and now it's time for payback as our story reaches its dark conclusion. Will Flyboy go through with his plans to murder the Red Cowl? What dark secret does Barry carry from his past?
Collects SIDEKICK #7-12
TALES OF HONOR, VOL. 2 TP
STORY: MATT HAWKINS & DAN WICKLINE
ART / COVER: LINDA SEJIC
FEBRUARY 24 / 160 PAGES / FC / T+ / $14.99
The first ever original comic book tale set in David Weber's HONORVERSE! On the leisure station Eros, naval commander Honor Harrington's roguish uncle has gone missing... under very mysterious circumstances. In the absence of actual shore leave, it's up to Honor and her crewmen, officers Horace Harkness and Scotty Tremaine, with the help of her pet Treecat, Nimitz, to infiltrate Eros and uncover a mystery of galactic proportions! But what they find will extend far beyond a simple kidnapping, and will push Honor and her crew to their absolute limits... and then some.
Collects TALES OF HONOR: BRED TO KILL #0-4
VALHALLA MAD TP
STORY: JOE CASEY
ART / COVER: PAUL MAYBURY
FEBRUARY 24 / 120 PAGES / FC / T+ / $12.99
Their names are legend: the Glorious Knox! Greghorn the Battlebjörn! Jhago the Irritator! Three warrior gods vacationing on Earth, just looking to get their drink on and have a good time! Join the drunken festivities with toastmasters Joe Casey (SEX) and Paul Maybury (SOVEREIGN). The new mythology begins now!
Collects VALHALLA MAD #1-4
THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, VOL. 3 TP
STORY: KIERON GILLEN
ART: JAMIE McKELVIE, KATE BROWN, TULA LOTAY, STEPHANIE HANS, LEILA DEL DUCA, MATTHEW WILSON, MAT LOPES, BRANDON GRAHAM, & CLAYTON COWLES
COVER: JAMIE McKELVIE
FEBRUARY 3 / 200 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99
After the detonation of FANDEMONIUM the gods-as-pop-stars of THE WICKED + THE DIVINE try living in the long dark shadow. Team WicDiv are joined by a stellar cast of guest artists to put the spotlight on each of the gods. The multiple Eisner Award nominated series continues in the only way it knows how: darker, weirder, faster. Don't worry. It's going to be okay.
Collects THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #12-17