Solicitations for June 2019
March 21, 2019
JUNE 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“THE HAUNTED GALAXY,” Part Three (of Five) Andy, his feisty daughter Mila, and his faithful companion Bandit flee the deadly Militia and the tranquil life they tried to forge after the events of DESCENDER—dodging Froxes, Giants, and killer Vamps all the while! Plus: revelations of what really happened to Effie, and how they ended up on this strange planet.
JUNE 19 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99In this issue, all our surviving hitmen-turned-bodyguards have to do is storm the tower fortress of a rival crime syndicate, defeat their literal army of sword-wielding maniac teenagers, and kill their leader. Wait. Was that an army of sword-wielding maniacs? Yikes.
JUNE 05 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99On July 1st, 1946, two park rangers made first contact with a monster born of magic. Now Mikey Rhodes must uncover the secret history of Earth if he is to save it from certain doom.
JUNE 05 / 40 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Dan Farraday, private detective and skip-tracer, comes to town looking for a dangerous woman. This issue begins the long and winding tale of THE SUMMER OF '88… the story of the last days of Teeg Lawless. As always, CRIMINAL contains back page art and articles only found in the single issues.
JUNE 19 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“FAIRY TALE ENDING,” Part Two Wizord and Ruby Stitch, their memories finally restored, head to the Hole World to help their daughter Margaret in her epic battle against the forces of the demon Sizzajee. It’s all coming to a head, and heads will roll!
JUNE 05 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99Light and dark face off as a disillusioned solar engineer, a powerful solar tycoon, and his rebellious daughter must stop a fearless maniac from destroying the city—and, ultimately, decide the fate of all of humanity.
SEPTEMBER 25 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99It’s the end of the world as we know it, and everyone feels terrified. With nowhere left to run from the apocalypse all around them, hard choices will have to made, blood will have to be shed, and a species might have to die.
JUNE 19 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99The Aegis protects the world, but not everyone is equal is their eyes. A lesson their newest recruit, Spencer Dales, learns the hard way when he crosses the Aegis’s unseen master: the Overseer!
JUNE 19 / 40 pages / FC/ T / $3.99When her client turns up dead, Fairlady Jenner Faulds thinks her biggest task will be figuring out whodunnit. Instead, she learns that the client was an imposter, that the assassin(s) might still be after the real guy, and that she might yet have a bigger role to play.
JUNE 19 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Many vultures gather to dine on the corpse of the Jenkins Family Farm.
JUNE 19 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“STATIONS OF THE CROSS,” Part Three After a near fatal encounter, Father Burke finds himself in “The Village,” an eerie place where the people seem to worship Norton Sinclair and leave him with more questions than answers… at least until an old (and we mean REALLY old) Doctor shows up. HOLLYWOOD NEWS! Picked up for TV by Hivemind after a multi-studio bidding war with long-time producing partners Sean Daniel and Jason Brown, Bad Robot veteran Kathy Lingg, and former Valiant Entertainment CEO & Chief Creative Officer Dinesh Shamdasani.
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Ken Garing
JUNE 12 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99With Gogor now awakened, Armano must journey out into the world of Altara and piece together the purpose of his mysterious quest. Swamp monsters, hot air balloons, floating crystals, hidden histories, and a reptilian bounty hunter are also involved.
JUNE 12 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Brian Slade returns to the stage for a make-or-break worldwide TV broadcast, but not everyone wants him to make it through the show. Billy has that “one bad day” everyone talks about. Plus: don’t miss this issue’s background feature and Spotify playlist!
JUNE 26 / 112 pages / FC/ M / $14.99From the minds of ROBERT KIRKMAN and MARC SILVESTRI and brought to life by ANDY DIGGLE (THIEF OF THIEVES, Losers) and ALESSANDRO VITTI (Secret Warriors)! The Hardcore Program can turn anyone—your neighbor, your co-worker, your spouse—into a human drone to get to targets normal soldiers can’t. Agent Drake is the best soldier Hardcore has to offer, until he’s stranded in a body with only 72 hours to discover who’s hijacked the Program. But who can he trust when his enemy can change their appearance as easily as you change your shirt? Collects HARDCORE #1-5
JUNE 26 / 56 pages / FC/ M / $5.99Our heroes fight battles on two fronts—the Goblin horde flooding the city, and the dark wizards above. The stakes are dire.
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Paul Pope
JUNE 19 / 264 pages / FC/ T / $24.99Celebrate the 20th anniversary of PAUL POPE’s (Battling Boy, Batman: Year 100) Eisner-nominated sci-fi/cyberpunk classic with this new edition. Time Magazine listed HEAVY LIQUID among the 100 most important science fiction graphic novels of the decade when it originally debuted in the 2000s, and its relevance and influence has only increased since it was first published. In a future where New York has evolved into a sci-fi metropolis, a man named S becomes entwined in a mystery that’s littered with love and drugs—and in particular, an addictive substance called heavy liquid that’s both a drug and an art form. In his search for the one artist skilled enough to render heavy liquid into a perfect sculpture, S finds himself battling deadly psychopathic foes as well as the inner demons of addiction. If he can survive these physical and mental trials, S just might discover the shocking secret behind heavy liquid, and a love he thought lost forever. Collects HEAVY LIQUID #1-5
JUNE 19 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99HIT-GIRL’S IN HONG KONG. Her mission: to destroy a bloodthirsty gang that’s responsible for drug trafficking, money laundering, and brutal massacres across Asia. Big Daddy had plans for taking down the Liu triad, but only Mindy can take these monsters out for good.
JUNE 19 / 112 pages / FC/ M / $14.99Hit-Girl tears Tinsel Town a new one when she realises her life’s being dramatized for the silver screen. The adolescent assassin storms sets, wages war on fat-cat movie bosses, and lures old enemies out of hiding in this kamikaze Californian bloodbath. Collects HIT-GIRL SEASON TWO #1-4
JUNE 12 / 128 pages / FC/ M / $16.99ICE CREAM MAN continues with four more strange, sad stories. Plus: more is revealed about the mischievous Ice Cream Man and his history with the dark cowboy, Caleb. Collects ICE CREAM MAN #9-12
JUNE 12 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99Deva shares her mind with a monstrous saboteur while the rest of the ship falls into chaos over an impossible choice. Who can you trust at the edge of oblivion?
JUNE 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Maurice is tightening his grip on Kick-Ass. He has knowledge that would destroy her empire and her family, and he wants a cut of her blood money. Meanwhile, the Russians are trying to lure her out of hiding to take her empire down once and for all.
JUNE 19 / 44 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Held captive at New Vatican, Little Bird endures endless medical examinations to procure the “resurrection gene” for Bishop’s dying son. If Little Bird wants to escape this nightmare and save her people, she’ll first have to confront a dark family secret. The penultimate issue of the LITTLE BIRD saga contains 30 pages of story, and a pin-up gallery by a variety of artists.
JUNE 05 / 28 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99“MOTHERS ARE MAGIC” Introducing our new artist, ELISE McCALL, launching a new arc, AND featuring a special “Tampon Woman and Maxi Pad Girl” team-up? That’s right. Also, unicorns. And middle schoolers.
JUNE 05 / 128 pages / FC/ T+ / $16.99Twelve-year-old Maude has a case of puberty-induced pantherism, a missing friend, a detective dad who thinks she may be a killer, a mom with a big secret, a unicorn hiding in her bedroom, and a plan to overthrow the patriarchy. From the creative team that brought you the groundbreaking and Eisner-nominated series Mockingbird, this trade paperback collects the second arc of the unconventional coming-of-age tale—including the mental hygiene guide for girls, “WHAT’S HAPPENING TO ME AND HOW CAN IT BE STOPPED?” Collects MAN-EATERS #5-8
JUNE 19 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Maggie’s band of nomads try to pick themselves up after a break in the storm. Meanwhile, Abel and the fox discover the forest they’ve been wandering in has been watching.
JUNE 05 / 208 pages / FC/ T+ / $19.99Rejected by the paradise they sought to create, the survivors of the Irzah colony return to the utopian system they left behind—the Synchronia. But this is no joyous homecoming for them, nor for the sentient animals they have created. Finding this exiled crew a new home becomes a dangerous task for former admiral Elena Hagia. EMMA RÍOS (I.D., PRETTY DEADLY) and HWEI LIM (Lalage, Hero) conclude their tale of disparate souls seeking a small corner of the universe to call their own. Collects MIRROR #6-10
JUNE 19 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Maika is finally close to getting all the answers she ever wanted—but at what price?
JULY 03 / 504 pages / FC/ M / $49.99A teenage girl struggles to overcome the trauma of war in an alternate, matriarchal 1900s Asia that’s brimming with arcane dangers. This task is made all the more difficult by her mysterious psychic link to an eldritch monster of tremendous power—a connection that will transform them both, and place them in the crosshairs of both human and otherworldly powers. Creator/writer MARJORIE LIU (who made history as the first woman to win an Eisner Award for Best Writer) and creator/artist SANA TAKEDA present a deluxe, oversized hardcover edition of their beloved breakout comic in MONSTRESS, BOOK ONE. This massive edition features a striking new cover and includes never-before-seen sketches, script pages, and more for over 500 pages of award-winning content. Collects MONSTRESS #1-18
JUNE 26 / pages / / T / $25.00Join artist and creator DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON’s 2019 journey with this cool tour t-shirt. This two-sided shirt offers the awesome MURDER FALCON logo on the front with the back featuring Daniel’s “tour” in 2019. T-Shirt fits true to size.
JULY 10 / 224 pages / FC/ T / $19.99The world is under attack by hideous monsters, and Jake’s life is falling apart—until he meets Murder Falcon. He was sent from The Heavy to destroy all evil, but he can’t do it without Jake shredding up a storm. Now, with every chord Jake plays on his guitar, the power of metal fuels Murder Falcon into all-out kung fu fury on those that seek to conquer Earth! From DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON—creator of the Eisner-nominated EXTREMITY—comes MURDER FALCON! GET READY TO SHRED! Collects MURDER FALCON #1-8
JUNE 12 / 28 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99Something bad is happening in Oblivion. Every creature that resides there is on edge and out of control… but why? And what happens if the chaos spills over to Earth? Something must be done.
JUNE 26 / 272 pages / FC/ M / $39.99This collection features twelve issues of the hit comic book series, along with covers and a sketchbook, in one oversized hardcover volume. Perfect for long-time readers and fans of the TV show! Big things are in store for Kyle Barnes as he’s faced with something he never could have prepared for—hope. Everything changes, especially in the face of the coming invasion… Collects OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #25-36
JUNE 12 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Captain Rigg’s past is revealed, and the Charon finds a haunted house in deep space. If only the crew could figure out how there’s still someone living inside…
JUNE 19 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99Deep in the Outpost, Alea and Sam make a new friend—who knows a lot more than they do—and finally get to ask the questions that have been building since Steven’s death. Hopefully their friendship can survive the answers.
JUNE 05 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99PART FOUR OF THE FINAL ARC! It’s the final showdown between past, present, and future in this explosive penultimate issue of the series!
JUNE 19 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99As our alien business partners urge the Earth Security Agency to destroy Seattle in order to protect the planet from a deadly alien virus, covert agents scramble to uncover the truth about the outbreak’s origins. Why does the Consortium want to recover these escaped aliens so badly, and what secret are they hiding?
JUNE 12 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Edison has cracked the code, and the threat the world faces is worse than he could ever imagine. The forces of evil are uniting, rising up to destroy Earth and slaughter mankind. How can Edison protect the human race from total destruction?
JUNE 19 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING,” Part One In the wake of great change, the Rat Queens struggle to reclaim their sisterhood—just as a mysterious force of great vengeance sets its sights on Palisade. For our incorrigible band of adventurers, it’s personal. A new chapter begins here, with the all-new ongoing creative team of RYAN FERRIER, PRISCILLA PETRAITES, and MARCO LESKO!
JUNE 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Evil—like, the actual guy named Evil who used to be their ally—is coming for the Bowmans. If they hope to survive, JV is going to have to make the hardest choice he’s ever made…
JUNE 19 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“LAST KNIGHT,” Part Three The Scourge Knights of the Apocalypse keep coming, and its Famine’s turn to destroy the Rumble world. This issue also features a variant cover by comics greats RON WILSON and BILL SIENKIEWICZ, our third in a series of variant covers celebrating African American comics artists.
JUNE 05 / 36 pages / FC/ E / $3.99“SACRIFICES MUST BE MADE” There’s a secret, savage world far below the streets of New York—and Section Zero must survive it in order to find their missing leader. KARL KESEL (Harley Quinn, Superboy) and TOM GRUMMETT (The Death of Superman, Superboy) continue their high-octane, high-adventure miniseries.
AUGUST 14 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Our heroes are stranded—their ship missing and their bounty robbed. What do The United Worlds have in store for Edra Deering, and how will Sharkey and Extra-Billy get out of this mess?
JUNE 19 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99“FIX THE WORLD,” Part Four The battle for Chicago! The bug-riding Farmers have descended on the city, and it’s all-out WAR. It’s up to Willa and Edison to save their home! But if they’re not enough… can the city itself rise to the challenge?
JUNE 12 / 36 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“THE FALL” In this all-new series from DAVID HINE (THE BULLETPROOF COFFIN), BRIAN HABERLIN (WITCHBLADE), and GEIRROD VAN DYKE (SPAWN, MEDIEVAL SPAWN/WITCHBLADE), two cultures clash on a planet they each believe is their Promised Land. The Rans are a peace-loving people, but the Tayans are a race of warriors who seek to colonize and control. The mysterious Sleeping Giants also call this place home, though no one knows if they’re monsters or the gods of legend. And amidst all this, a young woman named Sonata is willing to break all the rules to find her place in this world—and she’s not about to let sleeping gods lie.
JUNE 26 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $2.99“WAR TO 300,” Part One TWO ISSUES ‘TIL SPAWN #300! Spawn vs. the full might of Heaven’s newest Godsend—ROUND 1! TODD McFARLANE and JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER up the ante in this lead-up to SPAWN’s record-setting 300th issue, featuring TODD McFARLANE’s special parody recreation of one of his own classic comic book covers!
AUGUST 21 / 120 pages / FC/ T / $19.99Bring the artistic legacy of TODD McFARLANE’s record-breaking independent comic home with this hardcover collection of the classic cover artwork for the FIRST 100 ISSUES of SPAWN! All the action! All the detail! All the capes! And spikes! And demons! And guns! Part celebration, part inspiration, this is a gallery AND an artbook—a must-have for any SPAWN fan! Collects covers for SPAWN #1-100
JUNE 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Joe and Adelaide found love in the time of The Beauty. Can it last as the world burns?
JUNE 12 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99THE RIDE celebrates its 15th anniversary with a five-part story from the award-winning team of PLASTIC, plus a special backup feature from ADAM HUGHES! After serving a hard 15 years in prison on a murder plea, former Atlanta P.D. detective Samantha Vega now makes her living as a bouncer at an exotic dance club. But life on the outside isn’t easy, especially when enemies have scores to settle…
JUNE 05 / 32 pages / BW/ M / $3.99“AFTERMATH” Carl fights for the Commonwealth… but who is he fighting against?
JUNE 19 / 36 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“A PLACE BEYOND TEARS” Joshua and Gladiator Two-Six go head-to-head with The Red Machine as the mobile targeting platform Jacknife is deployed onto the scorched hellscape of Los Angeles.
JUNE 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Nathan Bright has no memory of his alleged role in the terrorist attack that killed 18 billion people, but that isn’t stopping him from trying to atone for the actions of his past self. Hunted by literally everyone in the galaxy, Nathan’s quest for redemption takes him to the scene of the crime—where he discovers that Earth’s not lifeless at all… it’s monstrous! This summer, writer JODY LEHEUP (SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER!), artist NATHAN FOX (HAUNT, DMZ), and colorist MORENO DINISIO (BLACK SCIENCE) return with the hotly anticipated second chapter of their jaw-dropping, critically acclaimed sci-fi sensation!
SEPTEMBER 04 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“OKAY,” Conclusion Thanks for reading. We’ll miss you.
JUNE 05 / 60 pages / FC/ M / $4.99Imagine someone like, say, Mark Zuckerberg created his own army of tech-obsessed teens and directed them to take on the government. What would the fallout be? Charley “Thumbs” Fellows is a member of just such an army. Poor and raised by the influential MOM™ app, he finds himself in the center of a war. The Social Network meets Blade Runner in this big event book from the team that brought you the hit series THE FEW!
JUNE 12 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99The worst has happened: Leslie surrendered! And with her guard finally down, the evil within her just gained the upper hand. The Wolf is finally off-leash and her closest friends will be the first to taste his wrath. Is it really all over?
OCTOBER 30 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“LAST DAYS,” Part Four Alex makes a deal with the last person she wants as an ally—Naomi, leader of the demon faction in New York. Haley’s powers rage out of control as she attempts to further weaken the barriers of time and dimension, and Team Witchblade realizes that a sinister force is controlling Haley—and has much bigger plans.