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Solicitations for February 2020

November 19, 2019

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100% TP

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Paul Pope

FEBRUARY 19 / 264 pages / FC/ M / $24.99

Following the 20th anniversary edition of PAUL POPE’s HEAVY LIQUID, IMAGE is proud to release POPE’s follow-up, 100%, in a newly remastered edition collecting all 5 issues, a gallery of the wraparound covers, unseen art and sketches, and a stunning wraparound cover colored by YUKO SHIMIZU. Time Magazine listed both HEAVY LIQUID and 100% among their 100 most important science fiction graphic novels of the decade, and fans and critics alike regard 100% as some of POPE’s most emotionally charged and literary work, akin to Los Bros. Hernandez’s Love and Rockets and the films of Wong Kar-wai.Set in HEAVY LIQUID’s alternate future New York and the same timeline as hit series Batman Year 100, 100% focuses on the intertwining struggles, hopes, and loves of six characters all working and frequenting the seedy Catshack strip club. Blending the worlds of sex work, MMA fighting, and urban menace, 100% asks—is it possible to find love, safety, and hope in this dystopian American megalopolis?Collects 100% #1-5
100% TP

20XX #3

WRITER: Lauren Keely, Jonathan Luna
ARTIST / COVER A: Jonathan Luna

FEBRUARY 12 / 32 pages / BW/ M / $3.99

As Nuon’s relationship with Mer grows, so do her conflicted feelings for her mission. And Mer’s last encounter with the East Side was brief, but the chain reaction it’s sparked may threaten her newfound safety.
20XX #3

Analog, Vol. 2 TP

WRITER: Gerry Duggan
ARTIST: David O'Sullivan, Mike Spicer
COVER A: David O'Sullivan

FEBRUARY 26 / 120 pages / FC/ M / $16.99

The internet has collapsed, and now it’s up to steadfast armed couriers called Ledger Men to move sensitive information around the world in locked briefcases. In the wake of the chaos and conspiracy of ANALOG, VOL. 1, one such Ledger Man, hard-drinking human punching bag Jack McGinnis, must unravel the mystery of his nemesis’ return to power and survive a burn notice from his old pals in the intelligence community. Collects ANALOG #6-10
Analog, Vol. 2 TP

Ascender #10

WRITER: Jeff Lemire
ARTIST / COVER A: Dustin Nguyen

MARCH 18 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

“THE DEAD SEA,” Part Five In this stunning story arc conclusion, Andy and his wife-turned-vampire Effie are locked in a life-or-death struggle…with each other. Meanwhile, their daughter Mila encounters the familiar face of a friend thought long gone!
Ascender #10

Battlepug, Vol. 1: War on Christmas TP

WRITER: Mike Norton
ARTIST: Mike Norton, Allen Passalaqua
COVER A: Allen Passalaqua, Mike Norton

FEBRUARY 19 / 128 pages / FC/ T+ / $16.99

The epic tale of blood and drool continues! It’s been a few years since the Last Kinmundian and his faithful Battlepug saved the world from a magical apocalypse, so when a familiar threat emerges, they’ll need help from old and new friends alike to get back on the job! A great place for seasoned fans and BATTLEPUG beginners to join the adventure. Collects BATTLEPUG: THE SERIES #1-5
Battlepug, Vol. 1: War on Christmas TP

Birthright #41

WRITER: Joshua Williamson
ARTIST / COVER A: Andrei Bressan, Adriano Lucas

FEBRUARY 05 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99

The God King Lore has arrived. The war for Earth begins with BIRTHRIGHT’s biggest battle yet!
Birthright #41

Bitter Root #6

WRITER: David F. Walker, Chuck Brown
ARTIST / COVER A: Sanford Greene
COVER B: Chris Brunner

FEBRUARY 19 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

The critically acclaimed series returns! Loved ones once thought lost forever have returned, though the bliss of this family reunion doesn’t last for long. Cullen has changed, and everyone is concerned. But they’ll need all the help they can get, as a new threat has arrived on Earth...
Bitter Root #6 Bitter Root #6

Copra #5

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Michel Fiffe

FEBRUARY 05 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

“TENDER LIVING” This prelude to “THE OCHIZON SAGA” pits our crew against a destructive quartet of villain-husks who help usher in a cruel dynasty of cosmic proportions. How do you even fight that with a fist, a gun, or malfunctioning armor? End times aren’t nigh, they’re here; COPRA is swimming in them.
Copra #5

Dead Eyes, Vol. 1 TP

WRITER: Gerry Duggan
ARTIST: Mike Spicer, John McCrea
COVER A: John McCrea

MARCH 04 / 120 pages / FC/ M / $9.99

Meet Martin Dobbs. He’s a hot-tempered, foul-mouthed former mercenary and gun-for-hire who’s just been forced out of retirement—with both funny and violent results. DEAD EYES is equal parts Unforgiven, The Equalizer, and Robin Hood, from two of comics’ most irreverent creators: writer GERRY DUGGAN (Deadpool) and artist JOHN McCREA (Hitman)!Collects DEAD EYES #1-4
Dead Eyes, Vol. 1 TP

Die, Vol. 2: Split The Party TP

WRITER: Kieron Gillen
ARTIST / COVER A: Stephanie Hans

FEBRUARY 05 / 160 pages / FC/ M / $16.99

No one can escape DIE until everyone agrees to go home. Or rather, no one can escape DIE until everyone who is alive agrees to go home. The commercial and critical hit second arc of the bleakly romantic fantasy fiction series starts to reveal the secrets of the world, and our heroes’ pasts. There’s always the chance they’ll escape DIE. They’ll never escape themselves.Collects DIE #6-10
Die, Vol. 2: Split The Party TP

Family Tree #4

WRITER: Jeff Lemire
ARTIST: Eric Gapstur, Phil Hester, Ryan Cody
COVER A: Phil Hester, Ryan Cody

FEBRUARY 19 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

Grandpa Judd and Loretta are close to a reconciliation of sorts just as the crazed and deadly Arborist closes in on their Chinatown hideout.
Family Tree #4

Farmhand #14

WRITER: Rob Guillory
ARTIST: Rob Guillory, Taylor Wells
COVER A: Taylor Wells, Rob Guillory

FEBRUARY 19 / 36 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

Jedidiah panics as the truth of the Jedidiah Seed begins to sprout.
Farmhand #14

Gideon Falls #21

WRITER: Jeff Lemire
ARTIST: Andrea Sorrentino, Dave Stewart
COVER A: Andrea Sorrentino
COVER B: Michael Walsh

FEBRUARY 05 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

2019 EISNER AWARD WINNER, BEST NEW SERIES“THE PENTOCULUS,” Part Five Clara comes face-to-face with the Laughing Man (or maybe it’s face-to-face-to-face-to-face) as Fred and Angie take a leap of faith through the Multiverse!
Gideon Falls #21

Hardcore: Reloaded #3 (of 5)

WRITER: Brandon Thomas
ARTIST: Francis Portela, Leonardo Paciarotti
COVER A: Nic Klein

FEBRUARY 19 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

Agent Drake is hot on the trail of the men responsible for assassinating the President. Too bad the body he just hijacked has been poisoned and he’s surrounded by a team of rogue Hardcore operators…
Hardcore: Reloaded #3 (of 5)

Heart Attack #4

WRITER: Shawn Kittelsen
ARTIST / COVER A: Eric Zawadzki, Mike Spicer

FEBRUARY 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

With the threat of Powers of Mass Destruction hanging over the city, two masked Variants appear to unleash their own brand of justice!
Heart Attack #4

Hit-Girl, Vol. 6 TP

WRITER: Peter Milligan
ARTIST: Alison Sampson
COVER A: Declan Shalvey

FEBRUARY 19 / 104 pages / FC/ M / $14.99

HIT-GIRL's in Mumbai. Mindy lands in India looking for a new mission and quickly uncovers a criminal operation that mutilates children and forces them to beg in the streets. Time for Hit-Girl to track down the gang’s master and serve justice. A new riot of color and bloodshed from your favorite tween superhero.Collects HIT-GIRL SEASON TWO #9-12
Hit-Girl, Vol. 6 TP

Ice Cream Man #18

WRITER: W. Maxwell Prince
ARTIST / COVER A: Martín Morazzo
COVER B: Emma Ríos

FEBRUARY 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

“WATCH AS IT ALL RECEDES” The lights that line the hallway of your mind will blink off one by one.
Ice Cream Man #18 Ice Cream Man #18

Killadelphia #4

WRITER: Rodney Barnes
ARTIST / COVER A: Jason Shawn Alexander
COVER B: Eric Canete

FEBRUARY 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

“SINS OF THE FATHER,” Part Four As vampires flood the city, no one in Philly is safe. The streets become a bloodbath as the population desperately tries to survive until morning. But will dissension in John Adams’ undead army open a crack that Jimmy and Jose can exploit to defeat them…or will Jimmy’s insecurities have him chasing ghosts?
Killadelphia #4 Killadelphia #4

Lucy Claire: Redemption #3

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A / COVER B: John Upchurch

FEBRUARY 19 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

Lucy sets out to find the only weapons that can bring an end to the werewolves…again! However, this time around she’ll have help: a crew of wolf hunters who don’t know or trust her. Beggars can’t be choosers, and with myriad obstacles in her path, Lucy will need all the help she can get.
Lucy Claire: Redemption #3 Lucy Claire: Redemption #3

Manifest Destiny #41

WRITER: Chris Dingess
ARTIST / COVER A: Matthew Roberts, Owen Gieni

FEBRUARY 05 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

Reckoning! While some of the Corps seeks comfort with the rabbit-women of the prairie, Lewis and Clark drop a bombshell on Magdalene.
Manifest Destiny #41

Middlewest #15

WRITER: Skottie Young
ARTIST / COVER A: Jean-Francois Beaulieu, Jorge Corona

FEBRUARY 19 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

While Fox, Jeb, Maggie, Wrench, and the others struggle through increasingly threatening weather, they also seek to grow their ranks. Any assault on the Raider Farms compound will need as many able hands and sharp minds as the Middlewest can muster.
Middlewest #15

Monstress #26

WRITER: Marjorie Liu
ARTIST / COVER A: Sana Takeda

FEBRUARY 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

In a border city about to be invaded by Federation troops, Maika finally begins to accept who she must become to survive…no matter the cost.
Monstress #26

Moonshine #16

WRITER: Brian Azzarello
ARTIST / COVER A: Eduardo Risso

FEBRUARY 05 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

“RUE LE JOUR,” Part Four As Lou goes on a rampage through the bayou in his werewolf form, his lover Delia makes a deal with a local devil that may save Lou’s soul.
Moonshine #16

Nomen Omen #5 (of 15)

WRITER / COVER C: Marco B. Bucci
ARTIST / COVER A: Jacopo Camagni
COVER B: Mahmud A. Asrar

FEBRUARY 05 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

“TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART,” Part Five The first arc of MARCO B. BUCCI and JACOPO CAMAGNI’s genre-bending epic reaches its cataclysmic conclusion! Will Becky finally embrace her magical heritage, or will she succumb to King Taranis’ machinations? And how did he become the King of Manhattan in the first place?
Nomen Omen #5 (of 15) Nomen Omen #5 (of 15) Nomen Omen #5 (of 15)

Oblivion Song By Kirkman & De Felici #24

WRITER: Robert Kirkman
ARTIST: Annalisa Leoni, Lorenzo De Felici
COVER A: Lorenzo De Felici

FEBRUARY 12 / 28 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99

It’s all been leading to this. Ed and Marco lead their strike team against the Faceless Men—but elsewhere, Nathan is in a whole different world of trouble.
Oblivion Song By Kirkman & De Felici #24

Olympia #4 (of 5)

WRITER: Curt Pires, Tony Pires
ARTIST / COVER A: Alex Diotto, Dee Cunniffe
COVER B: Paul Maybury

FEBRUARY 26 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99

Olympian, Elon, and Kirby rush to stop the invading force. The world burns. A reckoning begins.
Olympia #4 (of 5) Olympia #4 (of 5)

On The Stump #1

WRITER: Chuck Brown
ARTIST / COVER A: Prenzy
COVER B: Sanford Greene

FEBRUARY 19 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

Each issue of arc one features a connecting variant cover by SANFORD GREENE!The campaign trail is paved with blood and broken bones.History diverged in 1868 when a pivotal presidential debate turned violent. Today, elections are decided by highly publicized hand-to-hand combat in arenas called Stumps. Unfortunately, the violence doesn't end in the ring, and powerful people can still get away with murder. Senator Jack Hammer and FBI Agent Anna Bell Lister are teaming up to bring it all down.Eisner-nominated writer CHUCK BROWN (BITTER ROOT) joins forces with Italian artist PRENZY (#Like4Like) and letterer CLAYTON COWLES to create a hyper-violent tale full of countless injustices—and people who have to fight for their place in it.
On The Stump #1 On The Stump #1

Outcast by Kirkman & Azaceta #45

WRITER: Robert Kirkman
ARTIST / COVER A: Paul Azaceta, Elizabeth Breitweiser

FEBRUARY 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

“THE MERGED,” Part Three The Great Merge continues, and the final story arc marches on! As his journey nears its end, Reverend Anderson begins to question if he’s been on the wrong side all along.
Outcast by Kirkman & Azaceta #45

Postal: Deliverance #8

WRITER: Bryan Hill
ARTIST / COVER A: Raffaele Ienco

MARCH 04 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

The Eden Killer snaps and invades Mark and Maggie’s home, catching them off guard and leaving behind a bloody trail of carnage—and death.
Postal: Deliverance #8

Project X #3

WRITER: Mark Millar
COVER B / COVER C: Jason Shawn Alexander

FEBRUARY 19 / 40 pages / FC/ M / $4.99

Welcome to the finale of what started as PROJECT X-MAS and ends now with you knowing which Millarworld sequel this really is. We still can’t say here in the solicits without blowing the issue one surprise, but the good news is, readers finally got the series they’ve asked about for years, and the next volume is already in the works!
Project X #3

Protector #2

WRITER: Daniel M. Bensen, Simon Roy
ARTIST: Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou, Artyom Trakhanov, Jason Wordie
COVER A: James Harren

FEBRUARY 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

First Knife leads his slavers south to retake the city of Shikka-Go. The city is now home to a demon of the old world, but First Knife has a plan. His predecessors have fought such creatures before.
Protector #2

Rat Queens, Vol. 7: The Once and Future King TP

WRITER: Ryan Ferrier
ARTIST / COVER A: Marco Lesko, Priscilla Petraites

FEBRUARY 12 / 136 pages / FC/ M / $16.99

A vengeful presence from the past forces the Rat Queens to face their own demons in order to save everything they’ve ever loved! Can the Queens hold their own legacy together when faced with their greatest challenge yet? A whole new era for the Rat Queens begins here, chronicled by a brand new creative team!Collects RAT QUEENS Volume 2 #16-20
Rat Queens, Vol. 7: The Once and Future King TP

Redneck #26

WRITER: Donny Cates
ARTIST / COVER A: Dee Cunniffe, Lisandro Estherren

FEBRUARY 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

“TALL TALES,” Part Two “TALL TALES” continues as we unravel the secrets of the first vampire, Demus! Plus, the origin of the one we know as Granpa!
Redneck #26

Savage Dragon #250

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Erik Larsen
COVER B: Frank Cho
COVER C: Rob Liefeld
COVER D: Walter Simonson
COVER E: Skottie Young

MARCH 11 / 100 pages / FC/ M / $9.99

ERIK LARSEN’S SAVAGE DRAGON HITS ISSUE 250!For 28 years, ERIK LARSEN has chronicled the lives and times of the Dragon and his extended family in one of comics’ only series set in real time. This monumental oversized milestone issue is a sweeping culmination that sets the stage for the next phase of comics’ most uncompromising series with its most shocking story yet! Forces have conspired against Malcolm Dragon and his family—but is this a turning point or…THE END?! Find out as SAVAGE DRAGON becomes the second original Image title to reach its 250th issue and begins the countdown to #300!
Savage Dragon #250

Sex Criminals #27

WRITER: Matt Fraction
ARTIST / COVER A: Chip Zdarsky

FEBRUARY 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

“THE END,” Part Two Suze and Jon inch closer to the big finish, albeit in very different ways, bringing Suze face-to-face with her future, and Jon—well, read it, it’s a whole thing.
Sex Criminals #27

Sex Criminals #27 XXX Variant

WRITER: Matt Fraction
ARTIST: Chip Zdarsky
COVER A: Aud Koch

FEBRUARY 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $4.69

“THE END,” Part Two All the same stuff but with a naughty cover by the brilliant AUD KOCH.
Sex Criminals #27 XXX Variant

SFSX (Safe Sex) #6

WRITER: Tina Horn
ARTIST: Jen Hickman
COVER A: Tula Lotay

FEBRUARY 12 / 28 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

“RISK” Trapped and confronted with their worst nightmares, the Dirty Mind team resorts to desperate measures to get out of the Pleasure Center intact—with possibly fatal consequences.
SFSX (Safe Sex) #6

Sonata #8

WRITER: Brian Haberlin, David Hine
ARTIST: Brian Haberlin, Geirrod van Dyke
COVER A / COVER B: Geirrod van Dyke, Brian Haberlin

FEBRUARY 05 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

“THE CITADEL: WHEN DOVES DIE” Part Two Kantor prepares to wage war on the rebel Tayans. Knowing that whoever wins will come after the Rans next, their leader Matari tries to make peace, while Sonata risks everything by setting off to find the last of the Old Gods.
Sonata #8 Sonata #8

Spawn #306

WRITER: Todd McFarlane
ARTIST: Philip Tan
COVER A / COVER C: Todd McFarlane, Philip Tan
COVER B: Francesco Mattina

FEBRUARY 26 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $2.99

Fan-favorite artist PHILIP TAN returns to illustrate a dark vision of the future.“PROPHECY OF DEATH,” Part One The future is full of terrors, all unleashed by Al Simmons! A strange new threat unravels as the origin of the all-new Ninja Spawn begins.
Spawn #306 Spawn #306

Tartarus #1

WRITER / COVER B: Johnnie Christmas
ARTIST / COVER A: Jack T. Cole

FEBRUARY 12 / 56 pages / FC/ T / $5.99

A new adventure series with all the sci-fi drama of Breaking Bad set in Mos Eisley! Promising young cadet Tilde is framed for crimes against the empire after discovering her mother was the ruthless warlord of the deadly colony Tartarus, a vital player in the galactic war. Now, Tilde’s only way home may be to reclaim her mother’s dark crown.#1 New York Times bestseller JOHNNIE CHRISTMAS (Alien 3) and artistic phenom JACK T. COLE (The Unsound) kick off this ongoing series with 44 big pages of story!
Tartarus #1 Tartarus #1

The After Realm Quarterly #1

WRITER / COVER A: Michael Avon Oeming
ARTIST: Michael Avon Oeming, Shawn Lee, Taki Soma

FEBRUARY 05 / 48 pages / FC/ T / $5.99

From Eisner and Harvey Award-winning MICHAEL AVON OEMING, co-creator of Powers and The United States of Murder and writer of Thor: Ragnarok and Red Sonja, comes THE AFTER REALM, a new ongoing extra-length quarterly! In the aftermath of Ragnarok, Oona, an elven ranger, sets out into the post-apocalyptic chaos to discover the fate of the old gods. But first, she must fulfill an oath to a lost friend that could doom what’s left of the Nine Realms.
The After Realm Quarterly #1

The Clock #2 (of 4)

WRITER: Matt Hawkins
ARTIST / COVER A: Colleen Doran

FEBRUARY 12 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99

When aggressive cancer begins spreading through humanity like a virus, one scientist will sacrifice anything for answers. Is it a global eugenics conspiracy? The beginning of World War III? And can he get to the bottom of it before it takes what’s left of his family?
The Clock #2 (of 4)

The Marked #5

WRITER: Brian Haberlin, David Hine
ARTIST: Brian Haberlin, Geirrod van Dyke
COVER A: Jay Anacleto
COVER B: Geirrod van Dyke, Brian Haberlin

FEBRUARY 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

The casualties pile up until only Mavin and Liza are left standing. That’s an unstoppable force meeting an immovable object—and that never ends well.
The Marked #5 The Marked #5

The Old Guard: Force Multiplied #3 (of 5)

WRITER: Greg Rucka
ARTIST / COVER A: Leandro Fernández

FEBRUARY 19 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

In her 6,000 years of life, death, warfare, and sin, Andy has never faced an enemy so deadly as the killer who stands before her now. After disrupting a human trafficking operation, Nile and the rest of the team meet the mastermind—a figure from Andy’s past she never thought she’d see again.Soon to be a major motion picture starring Charlize Theron and KiKi Layne, THE OLD GUARD roars back! From the acclaimed New York Times-bestselling team of GREG RUCKA and LEANDRO FERNÁNDEZ and the stellar artistic talents of DANIELA MIWA, JODI WYNNE, and ERIC TRAUTMANN.
The Old Guard: Force Multiplied #3 (of 5)

The Weatherman, Vol. 2 TP

WRITER: Jody LeHeup
ARTIST / COVER A: Nathan Fox

FEBRUARY 26 / 208 pages / FC/ M / $17.99

Mars’ wise-cracking, hard-partying local weatherman Nathan Bright has no memory of his alleged role in the terrorist attack that killed 18 billion people, but that won’t stop him from trying to atone for the actions of his past self. Hunted by literally everyone in the galaxy, Nathan’s quest takes him back to Earth, the scene of the crime, where he continues his search for the key to saving humanity from another extinction-level attack.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! Collects THE WEATHERMAN Volume 2 #1-6
The Weatherman, Vol. 2 TP

Undiscovered Country #4

WRITER: Charles Soule, Scott Snyder
ARTIST: Daniele Orlandini, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Matt Wilson
COVER A: Giuseppe Camuncoli
COVER B: Jamie McKelvie

FEBRUARY 12 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

All is lost. The world will wither under the Sky pandemic, and the Destiny Man will murder our intrepid explorers before they’ve made it further into the former US than Nevada. Unless, that is, brilliant journalist Valentina Sandoval can discover one…essential…truth.
Undiscovered Country #4