Solicitations for April 2021
January 25, 2021
APRIL 07 / 36 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99The critically acclaimed team of writer GEOFF JOHNS and artist GARY FRANK unites with superstar colorist BRAD ANDERSON to bring their first creator-owned hero to Image Comics!Set in the years after a nuclear war ravaged the planet, desperate outlaws battle for survival in a world of radioactive chaos. Out past the poisoned wasteland lives a man even the Nightcrawlers and Organ People fear. Some name him Joe Glow, others call him the Meltdown Man. But his name…is Geiger.
APRIL 21 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99A STAR-STUDDED ANTHOLOGY EVENT! The bestselling, critically acclaimed THE OLD GUARD, now a hit Netflix movie starring Charlize Theron, returns with all-new stories by writers GREG RUCKA, VITA AYALA, BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, KELLY SUE DeCONNICK, MATT FRACTION, DAVID F. WALKER, and more, and artists LEANDRO FERNÁNDEZ, HORACIO ALTUNA, RICK BURCHETT, VALENTINE DE LANDRO, JUSTIN GREENWOOD, KANO, NICOLA SCOTT, and more!Andromache the Scythian—a warrior over six thousand years old, who has fought more battles than she cares to remember—has kept one constant companion through her long lifetime of combat…her labrys. Andy's battle axe takes many forms, and many lives, in its centuries at her side, a story told by THE OLD GUARD creators GREG RUCKA & LEANDRO FERNÁNDEZ.Meanwhile, Nicolo "Nicky" di Genova and Yusuf "Joe" al-Kaysani, lovers since they tried (and failed) to kill each other in the First Crusade, spend an evening at Berlin's famed Eldorado nightclub in the twilight era of 1932, sharing drinks with drag queens and fistfighting Nazis in an all-new story by writer ANDREW WHEELER (Another Castle: Grimoire) and JACOPO CAMAGNI (NOMEN OMEN)!
APRIL 28 / 40 pages / FC/ T+ / $4.99New Latinx fantasy by HENRY BARAJAS, author of the critically acclaimed LA VOZ DE M.A.Y.O.: TATA RAMBO! The last dragon prince has been abducted—kept prisoner by an unknown threat: AZTEC MEXICA! Helm Greycastle and his outsider comrades are here to save the prince—but are recruited by a resistance plotting to overthrow Montezuma. Will Greycastle help save the people of MEXICA...or rescue the dragon prince and flee? BONUS! HELM GREYCASTLE #1 includes a Latinx one-shot RPG (5E compatible) written by TRISTAN J. TARWATER (Rolled & Told) and art by JEN VAUGHN.
APRIL 14 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99When a young boy is torn away from his mother while seeking asylum at the U.S. border, something begins to change in him, and it isn’t just the trauma, anxiety, and guilt you’d expect. He doesn’t know it yet, but it’s the onset of superhuman abilities that will change his life forever.JULIO ANTA and ANNA WIESZCZYK debut with a deeply grounded and heartfelt five-issue series that explores the real-world implications of a migrant with extraordinary powers.
APRIL 14 / 48 pages / FC/ M / $4.99At the edge of the galaxy, there is a giant supercomputer known as the Lighthouse. The only brain powerful enough to navigate ships through a sargasso of naturally occurring wormholes, potentially cutting months or even years off a spaceship’s journey. Three humans, one alien, and a nanny bot have manned the remote station for years in relative peace until the arrival of Captain Kongre and his band of cutthroat pirates threatens the future of civilization and reveals that each of the Lighthouse crew has been hiding a shocking secret. He who controls the Lighthouse controls this part of the galaxy. From the team that brought you THE MARKED and SONATA comes this double-sized sci-fi thriller set on the high seas of space, based on the work of master storyteller JULES VERNE.
APRIL 07 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Eisner-winning artist MICHAEL WALSH (Star Wars, Black Hammer/Justice League) teams with an all-star lineup of collaborators—CHIP ZDARSKY (STILLWATER), KELLY THOMPSON (Sabrina the Teenage Witch), ED BRISSON (Old Man Logan), and JEFF LEMIRE (GIDEON FALLS)—on a new horror anthology miniseries for mature readers. Each issue will tell a tale of terror in a shared supernatural world. The story starts in 1978 with a failing rock band whose fortune suddenly changes when they find the mysterious Silver Coin. Little do they know that fame comes with a cost, and a curse is always hungry.
APRIL 28 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99Skybound dives into the wondrous world of Summoners War, the popular mobile game where magical monsters are summoned in a never-ending battle of good vs. evil! Rai knows there’s only one way out of her nothing town—to become a summoner! But when she’s recruited by Abuus Dein as an apprentice, she embarks on the adventure of a lifetime and is thrust into a war for the fate of the world.Journey to Alea alongside JUSTIN JORDAN (THE STRANGE TALENT OF LUTHER STRODE, REAVER) and newcomer LUCA CLARETTI for an action-packed fantasy like none other!
APRIL 28 / 40 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“SAVE YOUR GENERATION,” Part One Critically acclaimed bestseller DEADLY CLASS returns in the apathy of the slacker era. Join MARCUS in 1991 where he lives in a bathtub, delivers pizza, and hides from the bite of reality. Haunted by his past and unable to change his ways, he self-medicates with drugs, sex, and music snobbery. But his past is never too far behind him.
APRIL 28 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Cole Turner thought he joined the right side of the war for the Truth. But now that he’s learning more about Lee Harvey Oswald’s tenure leading the Department, he’s not so sure. The answers Cole seeks are hidden behind a pair of unsolvable riddles: WHO is the Fictional Woman, and WHAT does she want from him? The second arc of the smash-hit THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH begins here!
APRIL 07 / 24 pages / FC/ T / $3.99Oblivious to the profound grief it has caused the Seeker, the cat travels to Earth where it befriends a young sorceress named Eliza Proctor. Eliza throws a party with her friends to celebrate the beginning of summer, but it’s ruined by a monster tearing through the void.
APRIL 21 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Reunited with family and old friends turned enemies—will Maika still choose to stand alone or join the wolves?
APRIL 21 / 36 pages / FC/ M / $3.99A NEW BEGINNING! Rick and crew’s search for shelter leads them to…the prison. In a world overrun by the dead, it’s the perfect place to survive and has nearly everything they could ever need. The only problem is that it already has tenants...lots and lots of dead ones.This deluxe presentation in STUNNING FULL COLOR also features another installment of Cutting Room Floor and creator commentary.
APRIL 28 / 160 pages / FC/ M / $16.99The last survivors of the Multiverse live among us under new, superheroic identities, five survivors of doomed worlds...taking a second chance to ensure our world lives on. A new twist on strange superhero comics, with a bleeding-edge eye on the modern moment, COMMANDERS IN CRISIS follows in the footsteps of Doom Patrol and Thunderbolts as five unexpected heroes come together to solve a murder unlike any other. The victim? Compassion itself…This is ideacide!A new series by acclaimed writer STEVE ORLANDO (Wonder Woman, Doom Patrol: Milk Wars, Martian Manhunter) and artist DAVIDE TINTO (Marvel Action: Spider-Man), an intense, weird action thriller reminding us about the importance of compassion and hope in the present moment, and putting fists to faces along the way!Collects COMMANDERS IN CRISIS #1-6
MARCH 23 / 408 pages / FC/ M / $39.99There are many assassins in the known universe, this is the story of the most well-mannered one.
Collects DECORUM #1-8
Trim size: 7.25" x 10.875"
APRIL 28 / 448 pages / FC/ M / $49.99At the end of every horror movie, one girl always survives...in this case, Cassie Hack not only survives, she turns the tables by hunting and destroying the horrible slashers that would do harm to the innocent! Alongside the gentle giant known as Vlad, the two cut a bloody path through those who deserve to be put down...hard!Fans have asked for YEARS, and we're finally delivering a fancy oversized hardcover edition, with a new cover and a never-before-seen nine-page story written and drawn by series creator TIM SEELEY!Collects EUTHANIZED, GIRLS GONE DEAD, COMIC BOOK CARNAGE, LAND OF LOST TOYS #1–3, TRAILERS, the SLICE HARD prequel and SLICE HARD, and the hellish crossovers with Chucky and Evil Ernie.TRIM SIZE 7.5" x 11.1"
JULY 07 / 560 pages / FC/ M / $59.99When a violent storm levels his sleepy Middlewest town, Abel and his childhood companion, Fox, must hastily flee into a world of mystical carnies and soothsayer hobos, bridge trolls and wilderness spirits, endless forests and forgotten children.
SKOTTIE YOUNG (Strange Academy, I HATE FAIRYLAND) and JORGE CORONA (NO. 1 WITH A BULLET, Feathers), with colorist JEAN-FRANCOIS BEAULIEU and letterer NATE PIEKOS, collect the complete Eisner Award-nominated tale of Abel, a boy who must navigate a strange and mysterious land in order to discover who he can become.
Collects MIDDLEWEST #1-18, with exclusive bonus features!
TRIM SIZE 7.25" x 10.875"
JULY 21 / 272 pages / FC/ M / $44.99When Suzie and Jon have sex, time stops—literally.
Suzie and Jon break up and come together one last time in this gorgeous hardcover climax of the award-winning, bestselling, ground-breaking sex comedy/love story, SEX CRIMINALS—complete with flashforward epilogue, bonus content created exclusively for this volume, and a modesty cover beneath the dust jacket to enable shame-free public consumption—in the biggest, hardest SEX CRIMINALS yet.
Collects SEX CRIMINALS #21-30, 69
Select praise for SEX CRIMINALS:
"The most emotionally realistic and relatable sex comic ever made." —Wired Magazine
“A smart, funny, sex-positive comic book for readers of all genders and predilections.” —Slate
“The story transcends the sex and the jokes to take a hard, wet look at what humans do when we do sex...An astounding read.” —Boing Boing
TRIM SIZE 7.25" x 10.875"
APRIL 28 / 112 pages / FC/ M / $12.99The mind-bending conclusion to the Eisner Award-winning series by New York Times bestselling writer JEFF LEMIRE and artist ANDREA SORRENTINO (the creative team behind Green Arrow and Old Man Logan), with the talents of Eisner Award-winning colorist DAVE STEWART (Hellboy)!As all the universes of Gideon Falls finally converge, can the combined forces of this rag-tag band of adventurers be enough to stop the Laughing Man and his limitless legions of evil?! Find out the answers to all your questions! This volume includes loads of behind-the-scenes extras from this ground-breaking series.Collects issue #27, plus bonus material
APRIL 14 / 232 pages / FC/ T / $14.99Happiness is an illusion when unfinished business awaits. Seven years have passed since the disastrous events of BOOK ONE, and now it's time for Sibylla to face her curse-breaking destiny. When Troll Kingdom soldiers arrive in the once safe town of Fiskeby, she's forced to flee up the Glass Mountain. But the moment she steps foot on Troll lands, she's thrown into a jail cell, where she discovers her amnesiac ex-fiancé is set to wed the Troll Queen's daughter. Using all of her wits, she must convince the princess to turn against her own mother, or else face execution on the day of the wedding—and doom the kingdom to remain cursed forever.
JUNE 30 / 304 pages / FC/ M / $39.99This hardcover 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.
The beginning of the end is upon us. Allison has been possessed, but it’s unlike any possession we’ve seen before. How will this affect Kyle’s mission to save the world now that the Great Merge has begun? Find out in the thrilling final volume of OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA!
Collects OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #37-48
TRIM SIZE 7.5" x 11.1"
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Stjepan Sejic
MAY 19 / 152 pages / FC/ M / $16.99"MERCY," Part Two The tale of kink and metal continues as Ally and Alan ride their rollercoaster of sexual exploration. Meanwhile, Anne and Laura enjoy their little slice-of-heaven relationship. Good times all around. Sure would be a shame if addictive behavior and trust issues ruined all that fun. I mean, that would be terrible.
APRIL 28 / 120 pages / FC/ T / $16.99The stakes are turned all the way up when blood enemies Surka and Hisa are stranded together on a mysterious, far-off world. Can they survive an epic journey across space and time, fraught with pleasures and peril? Can they survive each other?Collects TARTARUS #6-10
APRIL 14 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99Since the war against Terrenos ended, Brennan has been missing. Where has Earth’s mightiest mage been? And what failure haunts his every waking moment? Only two issues left!
APRIL 28 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“LEGACY,” Part Two Cullen and Ford are in a fight to stay alive while Ma Etta makes a decision that will impact the entire Sangerye family. Meanwhile, Enoch makes an important discovery…but will he live long enough to tell anyone?
MAY 05 / 24 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99THE PENULTIMATE ISSUE!! The lauded miniseries is near its completion. LETHE battles to the end with BENTON and PERRY. While over the mountains, a new and final threat emerges. The townspeople and victims of Feral City.
APRIL 07 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99The American Individuality Act moves forward as the world looks on in envy. The loss of empathy has left few speed bumps on the road to worldwide chaos. Can the Crisis Command’s hail mary revelation about the Multiverse kickstart Earth’s caring? And will Frontier escape the Lightning World in time for it to matter?
APRIL 28 / 36 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99“KIDS LOVE CHAINS,” Part Six The dome has been shattered. The world is burning. Everything has come undone. DO NOT miss the SHOCKING conclusion to the blockbuster final chapter of “KIDS LOVE CHAINS!”
APRIL 07 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99Paul and Jolene become a more close-knit team, and together they finally reach Pam’s submarine. But sea monsters and the threats of the wilderness are not the only thing to be afraid of. On the surface world, politics and plots between cities start to unfurl, and the consequences will fall on the unauthorized rescue expedition.
APRIL 07 / 28 pages / FC/ T / $3.99The tragic life of Owen Johnson becomes...more tragic?
APRIL 21 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“GUSTAV IN THE WORLD OF FLOATING OBJECTS” A wise clown once said that everything floats…and he was right. The comic book with a literally laughable title drifts into the big, blue sky with an issue hand-painted by watercolorist PATRICK HORVATH.
APRIL 14 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99The Old James House turns on Ami. If she can’t conquer her own demons, how can she expect to conquer those that haunt its hallways? Perhaps demons aren’t for conquering. Perhaps we must fight alongside them… The house fistfights a monster is what we’re getting at, in the END OF OUR FIRST STORY ARC.
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Guillem March
APRIL 14 / 36 pages / FC/ M / $3.99In this second issue, Cata explores her newfound ability to fly, landing at a plaza in Palma where real-life Xisco and Cata are having a conversation that plunges her further into the depths of despair. When an ever-cheeky Karmen pops in to intervene, she and Cata sit down for a philosophical heart-to-heart.
APRIL 21 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“THE WELL,” Part Two Love’s own entrancing music lives again as an old flame re-enters Lou’s life. And when the Holts come to New York to free their patriarch from Joe the Boss’s clutches, what will they ask of the ill-fated boozehound?
APRIL 07 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“FULL THROTTLE DARK,” Part Two Val brings her passengers to their first truckstop—the Neon Grove! But with her brother getting worse by the minute, and dark forces in hot pursuit, our ferryman finds herself faced with a grave decision.
APRIL 21 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“AS THE WORLD FALLS DOWN,” Part Four The End is nigh! As JACOPO CAMAGNI and MARCO B. BUCCI’s saga of magic storycraft gallops toward its epic finale, get ready for the most action-filled issue yet! Survival is quite a big deal in the mean streets of Arcadia, especially if you’re just puny humans. But if you’re, say, a badass and pissed-off witch, well, that’s a completely different story. Cue the Ride of the Valkyries and sit tight: there will be blood.
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Steve Skroce
APRIL 21 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Carolyn and Mike take a ride with NIGHT TERROR to the lost coast of California where Mike finally meets his secret ally, Marcy, in person. Everything she told him was a lie, and the truth is a death sentence for them and everyone else left on the planet.
APRIL 21 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Okay, that's it. Nathan's getting down to business today: he's finally working on his novel. All he needs is some solitary writing time—no "helpful" parents, no superhero social media, and definitely no alien voices beaming an unintelligible language into his brain. That's not too much to ask for, right?
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Brandon Graham
APRIL 21 / 56 pages / FC/ M / $4.99Supercriminal Brik Blok plans to steal a high-ranking aristocrat's fingers and use them as keys to access the palace-world's deepest sub-levels. Elsewhere, a detective working for the Immortals, and his sexy-sex robot assistant, are traveling across the solar system to investigate the strange happenings on Skycradle. SCI-FI FINGER BUTCHERY IN FULL COLOR!!
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A / COVER B: Erik Larsen
JUNE 02 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“A NEW Force to Be Reckoned With!” The Canadian super-team North Force is looking to recruit a new member to their team: Malcolm Dragon.
APRIL 14 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“MOONFLOWER,” Part Two The battle on the moon continues! ERNIE gets separated from the rest of his crew and meets the leader of the evil MOONFLOWER cult. Will she convince him to help her with her nefarious plans with the promise of free sex and drugs? ...Probably.
APRIL 28 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99As if surviving high school wasn’t hard enough, now Zadie has to contend with killer shadow monsters too. On the upside, her own shadow has come to life and is determined to protect her. So that should even things out…right? But what is up with the new school guidance counselor, who seems to know a lot more than she lets on??
APRIL 28 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $2.99“CHAIN GANG,” Part FourThe CHAIN GANG arrives! Spawn comes to terms with new allies as well as new threats! Spawn She-Spawn Reaper Gunslinger Redeemer
APRIL 21 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Under the farmhouse, something rots. And no matter how well they’re trained, dogs will be dogs. Now they’ve uncovered something that can’t just be buried again.
APRIL 28 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99"THE IRON NOOSE," Part Three While Virgil is stuck riding with the band of bloodthirsty Confederate guerrillas that saved his life, Frances is faced with a deadly decision.
APRIL 21 / 52 pages / FC/ M / $7.99Rising out of the carnage of our debut issue, a new hero emerges to beatdown the kaiju scum! Fists fly and blood is spilled.Fight monsters. Stand with humanity. Stand with the ULTRAMEGA!
APRIL 07 / 36 pages / FC/ M / $3.99The Greene Family Farm was supposed to be the start of something new, or at least a place to end the survivors’ petty squabbles. But no. It's never that simple. Now Rick has a gun to his head.This deluxe presentation in STUNNING FULL COLOR also features another installment of Cutting Room Floor and creator commentary.