Solicitations for March 2019
December 21, 2018
MARCH 13 / 40 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Director/screenwriter DARCY VAN POELGEEST boasts a long list of awards and accolades for his storytelling prowess and brings the same writing finesse to IAN BERTRAM’s breathtakingly detailed artwork in the gorgeous, hyper-detailed miniseries LITTLE BIRD.With the same limitless scope as a new EAST OF WEST or SAGA and the drama and surrealism of Akira, LITTLE BIRD follows a young resistance fighter who battles against an oppressive American Empire and searches for her own identity in a world on fire.
MARCH 13 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Hot off her breakout success at Marvel, two-time Eisner award winner ERICA HENDERSON (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Jughead) teams up with KYLE STARKS (writer of sales beast Rick and Morty) for a hilarious twist on the hitman trope that will have readers laughing in the aisles over ASSASSIN NATION.The World’s Former Greatest Hitman hires the 20 best assassins in the world to be his bodyguards. These mean-as-hell hired guns and murderers must work together to keep the new crime boss safe while attempting to solve the mystery of who’s trying to off him.With the same laugh-until-you-cry spirit of action-comedies like Hot Fuzz, Tropic Thunder, and Deadpool, ASSASSIN NATION is the bombastic, side-splitting murder-fest you’ve been waiting for.
MARCH 20 / 64 pages / FC/ M / $7.99“FRACTURE I,” Part One LAZARUS returns in an all-new prestige format! New series, new story arc, new size, and a new quarterly schedule!Introducing a new ongoing LAZARUS series—at 64 pages, perfect bound, LAZARUS: RISEN continues the story of Forever and the Carlyle Family… featuring an oversized, 44-page story by Eisner winners GREG RUCKA and MICHAEL LARK, an all-new short story exploring the larger world of LAZARUS by Eisner-nominated writer LILAH STURGES, an all-new supplement to the Modern Age: World of Lazarus Roleplaying Game by Green Ronin, original design artifacts and art supplements, and more!Two years have passed since the Carlyle Family was betrayed in battle, and the Conclave War encroaches on every side. As a new era dawns, Johanna Carlyle goes on the attack to ensure the survival of her Family, relying on the loyalty and support of the Carlyle Lazarus—her sister, Forever—remaining at her side. And while their united front may be enough to turn the tide, the cracks are beginning to show…
MAY 22 / 152 pages / FC/ M / $19.99Writer DEVIN GRAYSON (Nightwing) and artist BRIAN STELFREEZE (Black Panther) bring you an explosive story pitting Lt. Isabel Cardona against a deadly serial killer! Dismissed as a quota minority hire by her colleagues, Cuban-born and Florida-bred Detective Isabel Cardona makes no friends on the Miami force by insisting that a series of seemingly unrelated murder cases lead to an urban-legend killer known only as “The Matador.” Proving his existence soon becomes the only way to prove her sanity—but how close to the dangerous Matador will Cardona have to get to make that happen?Collects MATADOR #1-6
MAY 22 / 296 pages / FC/ M / $34.99The complete first chapter of the critically acclaimed series from New York Times bestselling creators GREG RUCKA and NICOLA SCOTT, assembled together for the first time!Rowan Black is awakening to the almost unimaginable power that is her inheritance—a power she neither wants nor is able to refuse. But all power comes at a price, and those who seek to destroy her may not be as dangerous as those who wish to control her. Yet when one’s will can alter reality, the ultimate enemy may be the human heart.Collects BLACK MAGICK #1-11, plus additional content, artifacts, and backmatter designed by ERIC TRAUTMANN
MARCH 20 / 168 pages / FC/ T+ / $12.99Ten minutes in the future, the world runs on an economy of job shares and apps—like Reaper, a platform for legal assassination. When the apparently average Charlie Ellison wakes up one day to find out she’s the target of a million dollar Reapr campaign, she hires Vita, the lowest rated bodyguard on the Dfend app. Now, with all of Los Angeles hunting Charlie, she and Vita will have to figure out who wants her dead, and why, before the campaign’s 30 days—or their lives—are over.From Eisner-nominated writer CHRISTOPHER SEBELA (SHANGHAI RED, We(l)come Back, Heartthrob), RO STEIN and TED BRANDT (Captain Marvel, Raven: The Pirate Princess), TRIONA FARRELL (Runaways, Mech Cadet Yu), and CARDINAL RAE (BINGO LOVE, ROSE).Collects CROWDED #1-6
MARCH 13 / 128 pages / FC/ T+ / $16.99The universe ended, but humanity survived. And for years, the passengers and crew of the vessel Orpheus found the endless void between realities to be a surprisingly peaceful home.Then they found a body—bloodied, brutalized, and surrounded by inscrutable runes. As Security Director Deva Karrell investigates the Orpheus’ first murder, she’ll come face-to-face with a horror from beyond the confines of time itself…Collects INFINITE DARK #1-4
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Tom Parkinson-Morgan
MARCH 06 / 160 pages / FC/ M / $16.99In this collection of the third chapter of the popular webcomic KILL SIX BILLION DEMONS, sorority sister and possible inheritor to the universe Allison Ruth must battle her way to the depths of an infinite treasure fortress in search of a long-lost friend, confronting not only the dark, criminal past of her closest companion, but also the depths of her own inner lust for power.
MAY 01 / 344 pages / FC/ M / $34.99Sixteen of the world’s most notorious serial killers were all born and raised in Buckaroo, Oregon—and for years, no one knew why. Now, the truth is finally revealed… but at what cost?This deluxe oversized hardcover edition collects the fifth and sixth story arcs of the blood-soaked crime drama, plus the NAILBITER/HACK/SLASH crossover one-shot and never-before-collected bonus material, including sketches, a process section, and script pages.Collects NAILBITER #21-30, NAILBITER/HACK/SLASH (ONE-SHOT)
MARCH 13 / 136 pages / FC/ T+ / $16.99Nathan Cole’s world comes crashing down around him. For the sake of two worlds, he must pick up the pieces and carry on.Collects OBLIVION SONG #7-12
MARCH 27 / 128 pages / FC/ M / $16.99Adrian is no more. His past life has consumed him. The influence of Gregory Sutter and the weird Valgeroti demon cult is complete. Still, there are those who oppose him—in the past, in the present, and in the future. A resistance is rising against the Valgeroti. But Sutter is fearful of those who might send him back into the void. And when he is afraid, his thoughts turn bloody.The final chapter of the mind-bending past-life horror story by CULLEN BUNN, DANNY LUCKERT, and MARIE ENGER started to unfold hundreds of years ago, but now it draws to a close.Collects REGRESSION #11-15
MARCH 13 / 144 pages / FC/ T / $16.99Nearly a year later in the court of Harbeny, Lady Poppy and Sir Cyrenic must forge ahead without each other. Cyrenic adjusts to life after being released from the Sleepless Vow. And though the future looks bleak, both Poppy and Cyrenic are fighters. Either they will claw their way out of the darkness, or take as many enemies with them as they can. This second volume of SLEEPLESS concludes the story of Poppy and Cyrenic.Collects SLEEPLESS #7-11
SEPTEMBER 18 / 128 pages / FC/ M / $16.99Dan and Cathy’s swinging adventures continue in this SUNSTONE spin-off as they explore their love and boundaries—and discover that trust is the key to it all.
MARCH 06 / 136 pages / BW/ M / $16.99Rick leads the Commonwealth’s Governor, Pamela Milton, on a tour of the various communities Alexandria is aligned with. Naturally… terrible things begin to happen very quickly.Collects THE WALKING DEAD #181-186
MAY 22 / 320 pages / FC/ M / $39.99Image Comics’s supernatural sensation concludes in this oversized hardcover collection that includes every stunning cover illustration, design sketches, extensive essay material on culture and mythology by monster scholar ZACK DAVISSON, plus a special poster of the 5-part WAYWARD connected cover illustration from issues #26-30!The wayward are reunited at last, but is it too late? The Yokai have prepared a sacrifice that could change everything. This is war, and Tokyo is the final battleground.Fate burns as the past and present clash in this exciting finale!Collects WAYWARD #21-30
WRITER: Kieron Gillen
ARTIST: Rachel Stott, Aud Koch, André Lima Araújo, Jen Bartel, Chynna Clugston Flores, Stephanie Hans, Carla Speed McNeil, Tamra Bonvillain, Matt Wilson, Ryan Kelly, Kris Anka, Emma Vieceli
COVER A: Jamie McKelvie, Matt Wilson
MARCH 06 / 240 pages / FC/ M / $17.99Modernist poets, Godly Romantics, what really happened during the fall of Rome, and the Lucifer who was a medieval nun… Also includes the delights of the WicDiv Christmas Annual and the Comedy Special.Collects all six of THE WICKED + THE DIVINE’s essential Specials—including the CHRISTMAS ANNUAL and THE FUNNIES!
MARCH 13 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99Sawyer tries his best to rally all the rabbits on the Agatha estate in preparation for another attack by J. Jackson Jackson’s crew. He’s finding out the hard way his friends are just too fragile to help defend their only home.
MARCH 20 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99As an unspeakable evil ravages New York City, the last of the Sangerye Family fight just to stay alive. But with Cullen missing and presumed dead, hope is fading fast, both for the family, and the fate of humanity.
MARCH 13 / 28 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99Don’t miss the climactic confrontation between Nina, the Great Beast, and the secret origin of magic.
AUGUST 28 / 40 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“NO AUTHORITY BUT YOURSELF,” Part Four Grant McKay has lived a billion lives across a trillion realities. Now there is only one, and he has one final choice to make.
MARCH 06 / 24 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Mike and Grace are almost at Cemetery Beach, close to making their escape back to Earth. If they make it, President Barrow’s dream of a perfect world is over. So, Mike and Grace have to die on Cemetery Beach.
MARCH 20 / 40 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“THE LONGEST WEEKEND,” Part Two Jacob’s weekend taking care of his old mentor takes a turn for the worse.As always, CRIMINAL contains back page art and articles only found in the single issues.
JUNE 26 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“NEVER GO BACK,” Part Four Marcus returns to Kings Dominion with a head full of nightmares and a heart full of holes.
MARCH 06 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“FANTASY HEARTBREAKER,” Part Four Our heroes reach the civilization of Glass Town and do what heroes have always done upon reaching civilization. As in, go to the pub. As it’s DIE, you can guess people don’t exactly get happy drunk.
MARCH 06 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99In a world where sunlight is deadly, a dangerous and bold new villain challenges the city’s true source of power, leaving Nick Brandt and the city’s solar tycoons panicked, our demoralized and defeated heroes David Baxter and Cielo Brandt threatened with peril, and the people in the streets burning.
MARCH 20 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99California has had its share of cults… but none like Kavalis. Welcome to the end times!
MARCH 20 / 36 pages / FC/ M / $3.99The hit ongoing series about agriculture gone apocalyptic returns for Season Two!As transplant recipients flood the streets of Freetown, Jedidiah Jenkins does the only thing that makes sense as his life’s work begins to implode: he goes fishin’.
MARCH 13 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99Gavin has narrowed down the search for the killer and Maria finds herself in a very bad situation. A single moment will change the new society forever…
MARCH 06 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“GUERRA” Randy left Texas to escape one war, only to find himself in the middle of a narco-monster bloodbath. With the odds stacked against him, he’ll have to put up one helluva fight to survive…
MARCH 13 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99As Martin closes in on signing Brian Slade, Slade’s bodyguard threatens to torpedo Martin’s plans. Stunted Growth begins to record their debut album, but Slade is lurking with evil intent. Plus: don’t miss this issue’s background feature and Spotify playlist.
MARCH 27 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99After the shocking events of last issue, the United States military is on high alert. So there’s no better time for America’s most wanted to break into the country he’s served for his entire life!
MARCH 13 / 48 pages / FC/ M / $5.99The Goblin horde is pushed back, but for how long? Dark messengers arrive in Venoriah. Taking advantage of the chaos of war, Florentine makes her moves.
MARCH 13 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“THE TALKIES” Hit-Girl’s on set—watching her life portrayed by America’s sweetheart. She needs to axe this film, and fast. Everyone knows if you want to kill a snake, you cut off its head. So Hit-Girl’s heading to Hollywood’s viper nest: The Black Tower.
MARCH 27 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“HOPSCOTCH MÉLANGE,” Part Three This is the true story… of one guy… picked to live in a house… and have his life taped… to find out what happens… when life stops being polite… and starts getting real.
MARCH 27 / 28 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99Danger on the road forces Rook and Olwyn to take a treacherous detour.NOW BI-MONTHLY!
MARCH 27 / 28 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99“RISE OF THE UNICORNS” Don’t mistake the silence of the unicorn for weakness. She is silent because she is plotting.
MARCH 20 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Care and compassion are not concepts that Abel has previously associated with his action’s repercussions but Magdalena’s carnival is nothing if not unpredictable.
MARCH 20 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99It’s a turning point in Maika’s life when she comes face-to-face with a stranger from her deep past.
MARCH 13 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99For those about to shred, we salute you! Magnum Khaos is one step closer to enslaving our planet, and the only hope for Brooticus lies within the newest member of the band!
MARCH 13 / 28 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99In the wake of the world’s SECOND transference event… everything is different now.
APRIL 17 / 24 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99When heavily armed government forces come to London looking for Oliver, he decides to fight back against them, inspiring his adopted family of genetically engineered former soldiers to rise up against their oppressors in an unlikely rebellion.
MARCH 27 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“THE DARKNESS GROWS” Other Outcasts are drawn to Rome from far and wide, but are they prepared for what they find there?
MARCH 13 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99After The Charon crash-lands on a frozen planet, the crew is forced to fight together or die alone. Unfortunately, there’s a demonic betrayer in their midst… and something even worse lurking beneath the snow and ice.
MARCH 20 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99On the Frost, one accident can wipe out the entire Outpost. The unimaginable happens here.
MARCH 06 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99THE COUNTDOWN TO THE SERIES FINALE STARTS HERE! After surviving adventures in their past, present, and future, the Paper Girls of 1988 embark on one last journey—a five-part epic that will conclude with a double-sized 30th issue in July!
MARCH 13 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Crane’s in a tricky situation in a Damascus poker room—there are guns at his head, and two million dollars of bribe money at stake. The cash could grant him access to the ancient ruins of Palmyra, and to the secrets of the scroll. Elsewhere, a blood ritual swears a new leader into power.
MARCH 13 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“THE INFERNAL PATH,” Conclusion Braga’s past comes back to haunt her as the villain behind the tyrannical rule is revealed. Dee faces the consequences of her harrowing choice.This book will ship with two covers—cover B by JIM VALENTINO and OWEN GIENI will be the fifth of five connected covers.
MARCH 27 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Wounded and on the run, Will and company seek shelter at an abandoned farmstead. What could go wrong?
APRIL 03 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Casper discovers that sometimes redemption has no reward, and the witches return to Redlands, minus one.
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Erik Larsen
MAY 22 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99As his life falls apart and his world comes crashing down around him, Malcolm Dragon faces the pulse-pounding power of the fighting fowl called Powerhouse!
MARCH 06 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“THE ‘TA-DA’ MOMENT” Amala has made it to our world—and she is distinctly unimpressed. What’s a girl with a new robot body and some pent-up rage to do? Paint the town red.
MARCH 27 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Sharkey and his sidekick are racing through space, hunting for Edra Deering—the terrorist fugitive with a huge bounty on her head. But they’re not the only hunters with Edra in their sights, and the competition will stop at nothing to throw Sharkey’s mission off course.
MARCH 27 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99“FIX THE WORLD,” Part One Willa’s in a race to save the world! Can she beat Barrow to the finish line and finally restore gravity to what it was? And what shocking surprise awaits her at the end that will rock her to her very core? This is where EVERYTHING CHANGES.
MARCH 27 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99The big day is finally here—Lottie and Esther are launching their fashion line! But why is everyone being so annoying? Today of all days! Don’t they know how important this is to her?!
MARCH 27 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $2.99Spawn comes face-to-face with his wife’s killer. This begins the final reckoning that will culminate in the 300th issue!
MARCH 13 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99The big villain Clownos looks to take the mantle as the king of parody characters. But he collides with our baby Spawn and EVEN WORSE, the baby’s baby Spawns.THE EXCITING CONCLUSION OF SPAWN KILLS EVERYONE TOO MINISERIES!!
MARCH 06 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99As we move toward the shocking final arc of MIRKA ANDOLFO’s bestselling series, we explore the roots of UNNATURAL’s mythology. What’s the secret nesting in Leslie’s blood? And will she be strong enough to face the savage curse running in her own veins? A word of advice: stay away from spoilers as this issue’s final page will likely blow your mind!
APRIL 03 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99As the media hypes police shootings around the country, Internal Affairs takes a closer look at Detective Christopher’s case. Can he get a fair shake? Meanwhile, things between Detective Christopher and Turn intensify, and someone ends up surrounded with no way out.
MARCH 06 / 32 pages / BW/ M / $3.99“LINES ARE DRAWN” Chaos has come to The Commonwealth.
MARCH 20 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“QUIET KNIFE” The aliens strike back.
APRIL 17 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“LAST DAYS,” Part One Transported five years into the future by the shockwave of a failed spell, Alex, Ash, and Majil must find a way back home—but the New York they knew is gone, and an apocalyptic wasteland ruled by demons stands between them and their ticket back to the present.
MAY 22 / pages / / M / $24.99From the pages of BLACK MAGICK! Every witch needs a familiar. For Rowan Black, his name is Hawthorne, the most ill-tempered, foul-mouthed feline around. Cross his Mistress and you’d best pray you never cross his path. Featuring Nicola Scott’s stunning art of the blackest of black cats.SM-XL- $24.99
MAY 22 / pages / / M / $26.99From the pages of BLACK MAGICK! Every witch needs a familiar. For Rowan Black, his name is Hawthorne, the most ill-tempered, foul-mouthed feline around. Cross his Mistress and you’d best pray you never cross his path. Featuring Nicola Scott’s stunning art of the blackest of black cats.XXL- $26.99
MAY 22 / pages / / M / $9.99This is Rowan Black’s personal sigil, the rune that marks her, the signature of her line. See it and beware, for it speaks of power… and temptation.
APRIL 17 / pages / / M / $24.99From GIDEON FALLS—the hit horror series of 2018 by creators JEFF LEMIRE (DESCENDER, Black Hammer) and ANDREA SORRENTINO (Green Arrow, Old Man Logan)—comes this stunning T-SHIRT that’s dripping with bloody attitude. Featuring exclusive art on the front and the series’ logo on the back, this shirt is sure to turn heads!SM-XL $24.99
APRIL 17 / pages / / M / $26.99From GIDEON FALLS—the hit horror series of 2018 by creators JEFF LEMIRE (DESCENDER, Black Hammer) and ANDREA SORRENTINO (Green Arrow, Old Man Logan)—comes this stunning T-SHIRT that’s dripping with bloody attitude. Featuring exclusive art on the front and the series’ logo on the back, this shirt is sure to turn heads!XXL $26.99
ARTIST: Stjepan Sejic
MARCH 27 / pages / / M / $10WITCHBLADE GAUNTLET PIN - $10.00 art by STJEPAN SEJIC Made by Yesterdays.
ARTIST: Stjepan Sejic
MARCH 27 / pages / / M / $10SUNSTONE HANDS PIN - $10.00 art by STJEPAN SEJIC Made by Yesterdays.
ARTIST: Stjepan Sejic
MARCH 27 / pages / / M / $10SUNSTONE COLLAR PIN - $10.00 art by STJEPAN SEJIC Made by Yesterdays.