Solicitations for March 2023
December 23, 2022
MARCH 29 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99MINISERIES PREMIEREThe most ambitious comic book of all time is finally here!Imagine you could gift superpowers to six people. In a world of eight billion, who do you choose? Join six of the greatest artists in the industry for an enormous story about ordinary people from around the world explaining why it should be them.This first story features artwork by superstar FRANK QUITELY.
WRITER / COVER B: Jeff Lemire
COVER A: Gabriel Hernandez walta
COVER C: Javier Fernandez
MARCH 01 / 32 pages / FC/ -- / $3.99SERIES PREMIEREDom is a long-haul truck driver attempting to stay ahead of his tragic past. When he stops one night to assist Birdie, who has been in a massive car crash, they pull an artifact from the wreckage that throws their lives into fifth gear. Suddenly, a typical midnight run has become a frantic journey through a surreal world where Dom and Birdie find themselves the quarry of strange and impossible monsters.It’s grindhouse horror meeting high-concept supernatural fantasy in the first issue of a bold new series from JEFF LEMIRE (THE BONE ORCHARD MYTHOS, LITTLE MONSTERS) and GABRIEL HERNÁNDEZ WALTA (The Vision, Hellboy and the B.P.R.D: Old Man Whittier), the Eisner Award-nominated creative team behind the bestselling Sentient series.
WRITER: Fred Kennedy
COVER A / COVER B / COVER E: Nick Marinkovich
COVER C: Cary Nord
COVER D: Adam Gorham
COVER F: Sketch Cvr
MARCH 29 / 32 pages / FC/ -- / $3.99MINISERIES PREMIEREArminius, a Germanic prince raised in Rome, has sworn vengeance against the Empire that butchers his people. He wants to make a queen of the woman he loves, Honoria, a fellow slave. Now, fifty thousand Romans will die to give her a throne she never asked for…or wanted.Lush, beautiful illustrations bring to life a brutal tale of love and war from the birth of the Roman Empire.
MARCH 15 / 64 pages / FC/ -- / $5.99SERIES PREMIERETRIM SIZE: 8.375" x 10.875"In the 11th Millennium of the rule of the Eternal Empress, a squad of planet-smashing super soldiers find their routine mission to be anything but. These are the Forged. They take no prisoners.Written by GREG RUCKA & ERIC TRAUTMANN and brought to the page by MIKE HENDERSON, embark upon an over-the-top pulp adventure of sex, violence, and sci-fi inspired by Conan, Heavy Metal, and other comics you tried to hide from your parents.
MARCH 29 / 48 pages / FC/ -- / $3.99SERIES PREMIEREAcclaimed creator CURT PIRES returns to Image for a brand-new ongoing series with the creative team behind the smash-hit series Youth, soon to be a show on Amazon Prime!RADIANT BLACK meets THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH in this action-packed sci-fi/mystery epic as journalist Donovan Price hunts down the extraordinarily gifted INDIGO CHILDREN after their mysterious disappearance fifteen years prior.An EXTRA-LENGTH FIRST ISSUE for the regular price of just $3.99!
MARCH 15 / 48 pages / FC/ -- / $3.99MINISERIES PREMIERETen months ago, the Richard Roe murders shocked the city of Pittsburgh. In the months since, the killings have sparked a dangerous political movement, copycat killers, and a masked vigilante who’s still determined to hold the powerful accountable. Not a symbol. Not a hero. They could be anyone. They’re NO/ONE.Superstar writers KYLE HIGGINS (RADIANT BLACK, Nightwing) and BRIAN BUCCELLATO (Chicken Devil, Detective Comics) and rising-star artist GERALDO BORGES (Nightwing) bring you the extra-length first chapter of a true crime superhero drama in its own corner of the MASSIVE-VERSE!PLUS! The story continues in “Who is No/One,” a monthly companion podcast starring RACHAEL LEIGH COOK (She’s All That) and PATTON OSWALT (Netflix’s The Sandman, Minor Threats, Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.)!NO/ONE is a Massive-Verse series.
WRITER / COVER A: Emma Kubert
MARCH 08 / 32 pages / FC/ -- / $3.99SERIES PREMIEREEMMA KUBERT, the artist behind Frank Miller Presents’ Frank Miller’s Pandora and Image Comics’ INKBLOT and RADIANT PINK, introduces her whimsically twisted tale STONEHEART, a new ongoing action/adventure fantasy series!Bubbly and headstrong Shayde Whisper has been inexplicably exiled from her magical guild and relocated, left only with vague memories and romanticized hope. But when she hears a sinister voice in her head that awakens a power beyond her comprehension, she’ll traverse her past and present to unravel her prestigious place within the mystical land of Athea!
MARCH 08 / 48 pages / FC/ -- / $4.99Illegal poaching is a billion-dollar industry, a black market trade violently interwoven with the bloody work of warlords and international traffickers. South African industrial heir Noah Ehran has dedicated himself to battling this evil on two fronts, in two separate lives. By day, he’s an environmental lobbyist and aggressive corporate reformer—but by night, Noah leads A.R.C., the Animal Rights Collective, in an armed crusade against the criminal empires responsible!
MARCH 15 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99In the penultimate chapter of ALL AGAINST ALL, Helpless is loose, and now no one is safe. The last human prowls through the bowels of the ship, eviscerating every living thing he encounters. Meanwhile, B’Tay and his daughter V’lmann must find their way home through the warrens of the habitat while B’Tay himself struggles to suppress his animal nature. Can he keep control long enough to stop Helpless’ rampage?Featuring variant covers by JACOB PHILLIPS (THAT TEXAS BLOOD) and ALISON SAMPSON (Sleeping Beauties)!
COVER A: Brad Simpson
MARCH 08 / 40 pages / FC/ / $4.99An exhausted Fale and Del finally arrive in Loncast City with the brutal Golden State motorcycle gang in hot pursuit. But their rest is cut short as they find themselves surrounded with no warning, no hope, and no way out.
MARCH 15 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99END OF STORY ARCIt’s the gonzo, genre-jumping, art-history-spanning finale to the pulpy, painty psycho-art-noir thriller of the year! (And years past, if we’re being honest…)Watch in awe as Art Brut and Manny chase a mysterious figure through cubism, through pointillism…and even through a beloved Edward Hopper!And in the waking world, Margot infiltrates the secret base of the Correction, forced to lock horns with that wily Warhol impersonator. (Or is it…?)STILL featuring new letters, new covers, and a final new Silver Age-style backup story, rounding out the previously misplaced adventures of Art Brut!
MARCH 15 / 24 pages / FC/ / $3.99Black Cloaks Essex and Pax make desperate moves to uncover the truth before powerful forces cover it up forever. A dead man speaks. Magicians scheme. And the deadly mysteries of the Lagoon prove impossible for our heroes to resist.
MARCH 29 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99SERIES FINALETime’s run out for Atticus Sloane, but the Vampire-for-Hire is past caring. Now held up in Dr. Beverly Phelps’ underground hospital, he’s trapped in a last stand against the First Borns.
COVER A: Christian Alamy
MARCH 08 / 32 pages / FC/ -- / $3.99Blood-spattered “angels” continue to fall throughout New York City as Detectives Azzaro and Diaz hunt for a serial killer whose body count grows with each passing day.
WRITER: Will Morris
COVER A: Ver
MARCH 08 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99MINISERIES FINALEThe explosive final chapter. As the devil’s deadline looms, Pitt and Matilde discover that it is not only hellish forces acting against them. With enemies mounting, Pitt must find the courage to surge into an inferno, and Matilde’s only hope of success lies in letting go of her desire for it.
WRITER: Todd McFarlane
COVER A: Mark Spears
COVER B: Kevin Keane
MARCH 15 / 24 pages / FC/ T+ / $2.99Gunslinger isn’t used to needing help from someone else—especially someone he hates, like Al Simmons.
WRITER / COVER B: Tim Seeley
COVER A: ZULEMA SCOTTO LAVINA
MARCH 15 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Hexware’s mission continues! After unexpectedly joining forces with the Helljumpers, the android in service of the Darkest Depths is determined to get to the bottom of the conspiracy behind Jesi’s death. But the answers she gets may be worse than she ever imagined when all signs point to Kieran, Jesi’s father, as the prime suspect!
WRITER / COVER A / COVER B: Skottie Young
COVER C: Brett Bean
COVER D: Peach Momoko
MARCH 15 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99END OF STORY ARCThe band plays on as Gert finds her groove again and finally makes her way closer to Fairyland, where she’ll finish the mission VILLIANAIRE Walter Wiggins sent her on ages ago. There will be dragons slain, villages saved, and…a full song to listen to while following the action?Yeah, I just said that. Don’t miss this one! Eisner Award-winning writer SKOTTIE YOUNG (MIDDLEWEST, TWIG, THE ME YOU LOVE IN THE DARK) and superstar artist BRETT BEAN (Marvel’s Rocket & Groot) return to I HATE FAIRYLAND for the end of a story arc—and a new beginning for Fairyland!
MARCH 01 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99NEW STORY ARC“Check this series out. You won’t regret it.” —SKTCHD Last year’s breakout horror series returns! Trudy’s past comes back to haunt her, which wouldn’t be so bad if she and Gabby weren’t already literally haunted by unimaginable forces of evil on a daily basis. Can’t a gal catch a break?
MARCH 01 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99
MARCH 22 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“THE BOOK OF NECESSARY MONSTERS” Herewith a bestiary of creatures unavoidable, ineluctable, and everlasting.
MARCH 15 / 64 pages / FC/ M / $5.99It’s the penultimate issue of our year-long celebration of Image’s 30th anniversary, and this time around we’ve got an all-new PRETTY DEADLY story by KELLY SUE DeCONNICK & EMMA RÍOS, the first NYC MECH tale in nearly 20 years by IVAN BRANDON & ANDY MacDONALD, the debut of GHOST MAKERS by EMI LENOX, “The Slacktacular Now” by JOHN ARCUDI & DOUG MAHNKE, and another look at IN HELL WE FIGHT! by JOHN LAYMAN & JOK. And as if that’s not enough, GEOFF JOHNS & ANDREA MUTTI bring us closer to the conclusion of “The Blizzard,” BRENDEN FLETCHER & ERICA HENDERSON prepare to wrap up “Red Stitches,” and the clock runs out for PATRICK KINLDON & MAURIZIO ROSENZWEIG’s “Gehenna.” Plus! SKOTTIE YOUNG’s “Stupid Fresh Mess” and DEAN HASPIEL’s “Billy Dogma!”
MARCH 22 / 40 pages / BW/ / $3.99Sarge and Michael head out for a night on the town. Booze and two emotionally scarred humans make for a volatile mix. Michael grows a pair and confronts Sarge, but his father is focused on something much bigger: a break in the case that’s haunted his entire career.
MARCH 22 / 48 pages / FC/ / $5.99MINISERIES FINALEAfter an overwhelming defeat and a harrowing personal loss, Inferno Girl Red has no plan and seemingly nothing left to lose. But with the very existence of Apex City on the line, she’ll have to charge into a rematch with the Griffin anyway. And though there may always be hope, Cássia’s about to be reminded that there is also always more to lose.INFERNO GIRL RED: BOOK ONE concludes in this action-packed, knock-down-drag-out finale!INFERNO GIRL RED is a Massive-Verse series.
MARCH 29 / 40 pages / FC/ / $4.99MINISERIES FINALE The tales of Mad Ghost’s Unnamed go full-throttle in this final chapter! The man known only as the Custodian won’t relent until he claims Joe’s technology for his clandestine group. And if Muddy Davis and the neighbor kids get in his way, they’re merely collateral damage in the building Unknown War…
WRITER / COVER A / COVER B: Wes Craig
MARCH 15 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Discover the origin of Kaya’s mysterious magic arm and the sacrifice her uncle Kova made to save the young girl’s life! Plus, a backup story illustrated by indie superstar AL GOFA (Dark Angels of Darkness). A standalone story that’s a perfect jumping-on point for new readers!Featuring a movie poster-inspired variant cover by WES CRAIG!
MARCH 29 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME,” Part Five The sold-out, Eisner Award-nominated horror series continues with more unexpected twists! From RODNEY BARNES, the writer behind such hit shows as Marvel’s Runaways and STARZ’s American Gods, and Jason Shawn Alexander, the artist who redefined SPAWN.Undead detective James Sangster Sr.—the one man standing between Philadelphia and total annihilation—has been KILLED. Now, his son Jimmy Sangster Jr. must find a way to uphold his legacy…but what can one human do against the forces of evil? Will he succeed at keeping this war from ravaging the city and everyone in its path, or will his unborn baby grow up fatherless?Also available in NOIR EDITION, featuring black-and-white line art interiors!
WRITER: Sean Lewis
COVER A: Mark Spears
MARCH 01 / 24 pages / FC/ T+ / $2.99With the DEADZONES now thrown wide open, Spawn must face an entire new breed of enemy. Not one that wants to take over the world, but one that wants to destroy it completely.
WRITER / COVER A / COVER B / COVER C / COVER D: Brian Haberlin
MARCH 15 / 32 pages / FC/ -- / $3.99“NO FUN STORMING THE CASTLE” The more time Sylv and Shadow spend with Falk, the more his story doesn’t add up. They’re unsure if they’re rescuing his grandson or nephew, and when he tasks them with raiding a castle, they’re not sure if he’s stupid or just plain crazy! Sure, they didn’t want to starve to death, but a potential public execution doesn’t sound that much better!
MARCH 15 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99The group continues to find conflict in their next actions after last issue’s shattering revelations…but their time may be limited, as the human encampment has managed to regroup for an offensive survivalist maneuver.
MARCH 29 / 32 pages / FC/ -- / $3.99STRAY DOGS creator TONY FLEECS teams with REVIVAL’s TIM SEELEY for a series that combines rural crime noir and superhero action. Once the star recruit of the media sensation super-team THIRD GEN, JACK XAVER has become the prime suspect in the murder of his archenemy, THE HODAG! Now, Jack must clear his own name in a town that hates him, even as he’s followed by a persistent security drone primed to obliterate him if he steps out of line!Each issue is a classic Image Comics FLIP BOOK with a lead story drawn by FLEECS and a superhero flashback into the depths of the Image Universe drawn by SEELEY.
MARCH 29 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99The cutthroat relationship between Domino, Jack and his partners will create a rift between the two…but how long can it last?
WRITER: Mark Millar
COVER A / COVER B: Dike Ruan
COVER C: Dani Strips
MARCH 22 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Cordelia and Francis are trapped in a magical dimension a billion realities from Earth, where they learn the true origin of dear old Uncle Edgar. Meanwhile, renegade wizards reign supreme as they raise havoc back on Earth.
WRITER: Rodney Barnes
COVER A: Alex Lins
COVER B: Chris Visions
MARCH 15 / 32 pages / FC/ -- / $3.99“STRANGER FROM ABOVE,” Part Two It’s Earth vs. Aliens—with one teenage boy standing between them—in this tale of terror and high-stakes science fiction! From RODNEY BARNES, the star comics writer behind the Eisner-nominated series KILLADELPHIA and the writer/executive producer of HBO’s Winning Time, and up-and-coming Marvel artist ALEX LINS comes a new tale of love, triumph, disaster, and defeat!Young Travon has ventured beyond the makeshift shelter of his high school’s walls in a desperate search for food and rations for the surviving students—but no heroic act goes unpunished. Travon finds himself captured and at the mercy of these strange beings from another world, but what do they want with him? Why are they attacking Earth? And will he ever see his beloved Daysha again, or is he as doomed as the rest of the world?
MARCH 22 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Long ago, the Monstra were locked away on a kill-or-be-killed planet of equal parts beauty and brutality. Can Zinn, Maika, and their allies survive a visit to such a place? And what secrets might it hold about their own world?
WRITER: Mark Millar
COVER A / COVER B: Jorge Jimenez
COVER C: Ryan Sook
MARCH 15 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99The secret origin of Nemesis. You DO NOT want to miss this. That is all.
MARCH 15 / 32 pages / FC/ / $1.99This is already your favorite book. Do we even NEED to write this text anymore? Okay, well, discover the origin of the evil vampire Biker Gang and the truth behind the vampire who bit Danny back in issue one. What was he up to? It’s not what you think. Note: This book is half the price of less good ones!
WRITER: Joseph Clark, Kyle Higgins
COVER A: Frank William, Felipe Watanabe
MARCH 01 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99At the fin de siecle, young Ioseb talks to a past life about life, death, and power. Twelve decades later, the gang attempts to stop another cycle as they learn the location of the God Machine—and Christopher will decide if he’s a compassionate or vengeful God.
MARCH 22 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Sheriff Brottman and his brood of redneck executioners have infiltrated the mansion of our serial-killing, cannibalistic furries. And with Devin stuck handcuffed in a room full of dead bodies, he only has one option available… embrace his inner “princessa.”
MARCH 29 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99One giant robot? No problem. All the Radiants working together took it down easily. So what if there’s one more coming?…What’s that? Look at the cover? Why would I look at the…oh.Oh no.RADIANT BLACK is a Massive-Verse series.
MARCH 22 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Eva and Kelly are closer to home than ever before—but can their blossoming relationship survive the journey? Or are they doomed to crash and burn?RADIANT PINK is a Massive-Verse series.
WRITER: Ryan Parrott
COVER A: Luana Vecchio
COVER B: Carla Wyzgala
MARCH 29 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99END OF STORY ARCIn the horrifying aftermath of the last issue, Dylan makes a drastic decision about the future of Rogue Sun as he squares off against Hellbent for one final fight with everything on the line.ROGUE SUN is a Massive-Verse series.
MARCH 29 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Is this hell?
WRITER: Sean Lewis
COVER A: Mark Spears
COVER B: Von Randal
MARCH 22 / 24 pages / FC/ / $2.99Jessica’s role as team leader is called into question when a new recruit challenges her for the position!
WRITER: Rory McConville
COVER A: Mark Spears
COVER B: Kibar
APRIL 05 / 24 pages / FC/ T / $2.99The thing Spawn fears the most may finally come to pass. One of his greatest enemies is poised to claim the throne of Hell, and there’s nothing he can do about it!
MARCH 15 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Chaos engulfs Arcola as the city turns on its new arrivals. Will Theresa and Jettie side with Nadia or their new home?
COVER A: Rico Renzi, Justin Greenwood
COVER B: Ramon Villalobos
COVER C: Rico Renzi, Rick Leonardi
MARCH 22 / 24 pages / FC/ -- / $3.99Michelle Metcalf used to be Crackerjack, the most happy-go-lucky superhero. But all that changed the night her husband was murdered and her son was kidnapped. Now, all she cares about is getting her boy back. But things don’t exactly go according to plan as Michelle barrels toward an ending that no one saw coming.
WRITER: Genevieve Valentine
COVER A: Ming Doyle
COVER B: Annie Wu
MARCH 08 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Death falls in love. Emilia sees the water. Everything falls apart.
WRITER / COVER A: Mirka Andolfo
COVER B: Ivan Bigarella
APRIL 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99SERIES FINALEThe masks have fallen; the mysteries are finally revealed. It’s time for Bes to rest in peace and for the divided families to be reunited. Hopefully, Leslie’s blood will flow the right color again in this breathtaking series finale.
MARCH 22 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99NEW STORY ARC Oliver Harrison sounds more like a cursed man than the chosen one: psych wards, confrontations with the authorities, reality shifts, hexes, hallucinations, and bloody crime scenes. At least he has his lovely Elynor to come home to, right? …RIGHT?! Join us as the next epic VANISH arc begins right here!
WRITER / COVER A: Sumeyye Kesgin
COVER B: Yildiray Cinar
APRIL 19 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99MINISERIES FINALEThe action-packed VOYAGIS finale is here! The Modians find themselves faced with the prospect of interstellar immigration as Primoris’s terrifying endgame unravels. Will LIFE find a way?
MARCH 01 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Rick encounters an old friend, but much has changed since he’s been away. This deluxe presentation in STUNNING FULL COLOR also features another installment of Cutting Room Floor and creator commentary.
MARCH 15 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Encountering a herd of walkers means only one thing—RUN!