Solicitations for March 2020
December 19, 2019
MARCH 11 / 56 pages / FC/ M / $4.99There are many assassins in the known universe. This is the story of the most well-mannered one.“Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what knife you use.”
MARCH 04 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99When the placid mining village of Woodsburgh is disturbed by a series of brutal murders, the settlement is in turmoil. And as the first snow covers the chaos in a white blanket, a mysterious woman in black arrives, eliciting a totally different kind of unrest. But who is Lady Hellaine, really? And what’s her secret agenda?
Acclaimed UNNATURAL creator MIRKA ANDOLFO presents a sensual Victorian gothic horror about otherness, damnation, redemption, and what it means to be a monster in a horror tale perfect for fans of Penny Dreadful, Crimson Peak, The Alienist, Parasol Protectorate, and Dark Shadows.
MARCH 11 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99For decades, Stealth has waged war on crime in Detroit, but now he’s taken his pursuit of justice too far. Only reporter Tony Barber knows that behind Stealth’s reckless behavior is an older man battling Alzheimer’s—his father. A father unwilling to accept that he’s no longer the hero this city needs…with enemies all too eager to force his retirement.Created by ROBERT KIRKMAN and MARC SILVESTRI, STEALTH is an action-packed series, perfect for readers who enjoy Black Panther and Iron Man.
MARCH 18 / 28 pages / FC/ M / $3.99DIE!DIE!DIE! returns with a brand new story arc! Senator Connie Lipshitz has taken over the cabal and will be using her vast resources to finally make the world a better place...no matter how many people have to die! Meanwhile, Barnaby is on the run and his journey takes him to some very dark places. Thankfully...you can only get your nose cut off once!
MARCH 18 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99Grandpa Judd refuses to give up the fight even as young Meg begins what could possibly be her final transformation…or is it the world that will be transformed?
MARCH 04 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99THE GREATEST CROSSOVER EVER!Tony Chu is a modern-day cop who gets psychic impressions from what he eats. Joshua Rigg is a 28th-century starship captain who flies through an outer space filled with demons, monsters, and ghosts. Sounds like a perfect recipe for a comic book crossover, don’t it? Well, be careful what you wish for, because CHEW/OUTER DARKNESS is warping your way, bringing together the reunited multiple Eisner Award-winning CHEW team, writer JOHN LAYMAN and artist ROB GUILLORY, with OUTER DARKNESS’ regular resident artistic genius, AFU CHAN!
MARCH 04 / 28 pages / FC/ T+ / $4.99Don’t believe the radical pro-feline media. PANTHERISM IS REAL. Does your daughter exhibit cat-like behaviors? Does she engage in self-grooming? Does she try to go out at night? Is she impertinent? Ruminations is here to help! Page through our promotional catalog to find the ideal treatment solution.
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Remy Boydell
JUNE 10 / 136 pages / FC/ M / $17.992005, north of London. A doomed romance between two emo kids. More than friends, less than lovers, they’re trying to grow shrooms before the world ends. Send help.Solo graphic novel debut by REMY BOYDELL (THE PERVERT), fully painted in watercolor.
MARCH 25 / 144 pages / FC/ M / $16.99Izzy Tyburn has promised the world that if it won’t have her in it, it’ll have nothing of her at all. Chased by an unstoppable killer, she’s retreading her life, leaving nothing behind but burned rubber, ash, and the sun-scorched bones of those who get in her way. Ride shotgun on an existential road trip through the tangle of a blood-splattered life.Mad Max: Fury Road meets Neil Gaiman’s Sandman in this full-throttle, grindhouse fantasy epic!Collects COFFIN BOUND #1-4“If you like DAN WATTERS’ work on Lucifer, this is even weirder…” —Neil Gaiman“Wholly original. Fresh concepts and characters pop up on almost every page, courtesy of [DAN] WATTERS’ mind and DANI’s art. This is a series to keep your eye on.” —Entertainment Weekly“It’s a gleeful of literary grindhouse comic that brings to mind Milligan’s Arthouse Pulp and notes of PRETTY DEADLY.” —Kieron Gillen“Something that feels a little bit like the early days of Vertigo Comics laced with the sensibilities of Hunter S. Thompson. WATTERS’ script has a confident, poetic swagger while DANI unleashes page after page gorgeous art.” —Nerdist“A damned joy.” —Warren Ellis
JULY 01 / 176 pages / FC/ M / $16.99The Marked may look like cool young influencers, but beneath the designer clothes, their bodies are tattooed with the magical glyphs of an ancient order that secretly protects the world from evil forces. After years of no new occult threats, The Marked use their tattooed powers solely for the pursuit of pleasure—that is, until a young woman called Liza creates a dangerous new form of hybrid sorcery. The party is over for The Marked.You’ll believe in magic—terrifying, soul-destroying magic.Collects THE MARKED #1-5
MARCH 18 / 160 pages / FC/ M / $16.99No matter how fast you run, sooner or later your past will catch up with you. Becky Kumar is a daughter of three mothers and a geeky twenty-year-old from New York City who is about to cross the veil between our reality and an ancient realm of otherworldly truths.From writer and RPG creator MARCO B. BUCCI (Magna Veritas, Memento Mori) and artist JACOPO CAMAGNI (X-Men Blue, Deadpool the Duck, Strikeforce) comes the tale of witchcraft and secrets that rewrites the rules of urban fantasy. Collects NOMEN OMEN #1-5
MARCH 11 / 160 pages / FC/ M / $14.99Gamma Rae wants to be a superhero, and why shouldn’t she?! She’s been strong since she was a baby! The problem is, her siblings are all notorious criminals who would be delighted to see her fail...with all of her new friends dead at their feet. Will she be able to win the respect of the hero community without alienating her family? She’s going to try!Collects PRETTY VIOLENT #1-6
MARCH 18 / 128 pages / FC/ T / $14.99THE BOYS ARE BACK. Time-traveling physicists and best friends Corbin Quinn and Danny Reilly attempt to conquer the future in their latest adventure. But when their own mission goes awry, a face from the past calls upon them to fulfill a unique, and sinister, assignment.A little bit older but none the wiser, Corbin and Danny return with a BANG in the second volume of this MARK MILLAR classic.Collects CHRONONAUTS: FUTURESHOCK #1-4
JUNE 17 / 128 pages / FC/ M / $16.99The Sophomore exam draws near as another year comes to a close in RICK REMENDER and WES CRAIG’s smash-hit series.Collects DEADLY CLASS #40-44
MARCH 18 / 128 pages / FC/ T+ / $16.99Who are the Faceless Men? Finally...some answers.Collects OBLIVION SONG #19-24
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Kickliy
JUNE 17 / 160 pages / FC/ M / $24.99Perdy desperately needs her daughter to help pull a heist so they can get Thee Ol’ Posse back together. The problem is, Petunia wants nothing to do with her mother! She just wants to get rid of Perdy before she finds out that Petunia was responsible for putting her own mother away in Yuma Prison for 15 years. The proverbial horse manure hits the wagon wheels in this volume. There will be no turning back.Sex. Language. And enough violence to make The Wild Bunch blush.TRIM SIZE 8.125” x 10.875”
JULY 01 / 128 pages / FC/ M / $14.99Eden has a vicious new serial killer on the loose, and dealing with the crisis has put Mark and Laura at odds. Meanwhile, a bit of jealousy arises when Mark meets his mother’s new surrogate son Pascal for the first time.Collects POSTAL: DELIVERANCE #5-8
MARCH 18 / 152 pages / FC/ M / $14.99The Eisner-nominated, New York Times bestselling world of PRETTY DEADLY returns, this time to the sun-soaked strips of ‘30s-era Hollywood. Here, the best and brightest are dimmed and broken and the granddaughter of Sara Fields is found dead. Desperate to solve her murder, her heartbroken uncle calls on the Reaper of Vengeance to aid him. Collects PRETTY DEADLY: THE RAT #1-5 “Grand and majestic storytelling.” —Warren Ellis “Cherish it." —Kieron Gillen “A masterpiece of mythopoeism." —N.K. Jemisin, NYT Book Review “Pushes the boundaries of comics storytelling in the most wicked ways. I love it.” —Ed Brubaker “Sergio Leone crossed with Neil Gaiman’s American Gods.” —Tor.com
MAY 20 / 144 pages / FC/ T+ / $15.99The biggest fashion disaster in comics is back! Fashion blogger Lottie Person just wants to live up to her flawless online persona—but why is real life so much harder?“Will appeal to longtime O’MALLEY fans and offer a challenging but entertaining perspective to young adults whose reality is mediated through the glow of their smartphones.” —School Library Journal“Explores both what it's like for those with anxiety as well as the pressure we all put on ourselves in a refreshing and introspective way, all while delivering one hell of a story.” —Comic Book Resources“One of comics’ best psychological thrill rides.” —IGNCollects SNOTGIRL #11-15
MARCH 18 / 112 pages / FC/ M / $14.99The acclaimed TREES series returns with a brand new story of murder and ghosts.In the remote Russian village of Toska, there’s a dead body by the leg of the Tree that landed eleven years ago. Police sergeant Klara Voranova, still haunted by that day, has no idea how this murder will change everything, nor what awaits her in the Tree’s shadow.“Clever, funny, romantic, sad, and absolutely essential.” —KirkusCollects TREES: THREE FATES #1-5
MAY 27 / 32 pages / BW/ M / $3.99Mer’s budding romance with Nuon gives her hope for the future, while her cousin Lucas confronts his past. Reality sets in as Nuon struggles to keep her identity a secret and Mer makes a shocking discovery.
MARCH 04 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99As war rages across Earth, a long-lost ally returns to Mikey’s side.
MARCH 18 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Sylvester continues to plot his revenge against the Sangerye family, and now he has help—the demon Ardo has arrived on Earth. The Sangeryes, and the world, are not prepared.
MARCH 25 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99Charlie and Vita are trapped in a decommissioned missile silo full of crazy cultists who want to murder them while hiding from a world full of regular people who want to murder them. If they manage to survive all that, they’ll still have to face their biggest threat: each other.
MARCH 25 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99With organ harvesters chasing her and her convoy, Glory has to find a way across the Mexican border to a surgeon to save her father’s life.
MAY 27 / 36 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Season three of FARMHAND comes to a cataclysmic conclusion. Jedidiah’s greatest secret is revealed, and the Jenkins Family may not survive it.
MARCH 18 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99The new President is under attack! In order to save him, Drake will have to go further than he ever has before and body-jack his most powerful host ever!
MARCH 25 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99As the threat of Powers of Mass Destruction hangs over Austin, Gospel Gary mounts a plan to end the tyranny of the V.C.U. once and for all.
JUNE 10 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“HAUNTING FOR BEGINNERS” Inside: step-by-step instructions to becoming a better ghost. Includes tips for more efficient apparitioning; how to invisibly observe; methods of spook-improvement.Note: see Section 6 for safety warnings.
MARCH 25 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“SINS OF THE FATHER,” Part Five As Philadelphia burns around him, newborn vampire and former detective James Sangster Sr. must fight back his blood-thirst long enough to save his city and his son. But is he willing to make a deal with another devil to stop lead vampire John Adams and his hell hounds?
MARCH 25 / 64 pages / FC/ M / $7.99“GIFTS OF GOD” Casey Solomon and Michael Barrett. Bound together by a shared history and a deep love… …and something else that may, one day, tear them apart. The Lazarus, Forever Carlyle.
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A / COVER B: John Upchurch
MARCH 25 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Lucy’s life hangs in the balance after her battle with a god. Now, the rest of the group must rely on the aid of a mysterious stranger who claims that she may be able to save Lucy—and shed a bit of light on the wolf hunter's mysterious past.
MARCH 11 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Death comes for the Corps of Discovery.
MARCH 18 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Nicolas Raider’s operation is a reflection of the man himself: backbreaking work, ruthless kidnapping and mistreatment of children, the cruelty of the guards—all characteristic of and authorized by him. Everything will need to go precisely according to plan if Abel and his crew hope to make it out alive.
MARCH 25 / 36 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Maika takes control of the city's forces on the eve of battle with the Federation…
MARCH 11 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“RUE LE JOUR,” Part Five In the pulse-pounding story arc finale, a ghoulish wedding is about to happen in the deepest, darkest bayou swamps. But with Lou rampaging in his werewolf form, it’s going to be hard for him to speak now or forever hold his peace.
MARCH 25 / 36 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Nile grapples with her present, and with the potential of an eternal past. Andy welcomes a new-old enemy, and Nicky and Joe decide enough is e-goddamn-nough. Also: lots of bullets are used. 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.
JULY 01 / 52 pages / FC/ T+ / $5.99The war for planet earth is waged in this extra-length finale.
MARCH 25 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99The Slay Act, which would legalize Stump killings, has suffered some setbacks—but Thunder Bearer isn’t about to let that stop him. Meanwhile, Jack and Anna decide to enlist some outside help, and Abe must choose between the freedom of the press and the safety of everyone around him.
MARCH 25 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Captured by their former slaves, First Knife and his warriors find themselves at the mercy of the High Priestess Mari and the metal-skinned relic she worships. Only First Knife's cunning can keep his men from a sacrificial death atop the Yanqui Ziggurat.
MARCH 25 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“THE GOD DILEMMA” While Hannah ventures down a dangerous path of black magic, a monstrous titan interrupts peace in Palisade and pulls the Rat Queens back into action.
MARCH 11 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99INTRODUCING NEW SERIES ARTIST NIKO HENRICHON.Essen Breaker is tired of violence. He's traveled to Haas Haaden, the city at the edge of the world, to escape it. But where Breaker goes, death follows. Join writer JUSTIN JORDAN and new series artist NIKO HENRICHON (Pride of Baghdad) for the start of a brand-new story arc, featuring murder, mystery, and lots and lots of blood.
JUNE 24 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“TALL TALES,” Part Three Who was Carroña, and how did he come to control Asilo Del Muerto? “TALL TALES” continues here!
MARCH 25 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“THE END,” Part Three The bad guy comes into rack focus. I didn't mean anything dirty by that, I mean, like, we learn a lot about him on the eve of the Big Job. That sounds dirty too. It's not. I mean, not really.
MARCH 25 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $4.69“THE END,” Part Three Have you ever asked yourself, "What if VANESA R. DEL REY drew a SEX CRIMINALS cover and it was so DIRTY we had to ship it in a sealed pink bag?" Buddy have I got the answer for YOU.
MARCH 11 / 28 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“SAFER” After learning what horrors the Party has really been planning all along, the Dirty Mind team must make one final stand to fight the power! The conclusion of the “PROTECTION” arc!
MARCH 11 / 36 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“THE CITADEL: THE SQUEAKY WHEEL” Part Three The return to Perdita reveals dark secrets and causes more problems for our heroes—and a new love interest certainly doesn’t help matters!
JUNE 24 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $2.99“PROPHECY OF DEATH,” Part Two SPAWN like you’ve never seen it before! Fan-favorite artist PHILIP TAN and SPAWN creator TODD McFARLANE explore an epic tomorrow. The ramifications of Spawn’s war with Heaven and Hell have created a nightmare future… A future that threatens to destroy everything Al Simmons has fought to defend.
MARCH 18 / 36 pages / FC/ T / $3.99“HOMEGOING” Tilde’s on the run from an empire. Klinzu has a date in a war zone. Their plan, a fiery escape to the most dangerous place in the galaxy: Tartarus.Includes “LIFE,” a new backup story by STEPHANIE COOKE and MEGAN HUANG, exclusively in single issues.
MARCH 18 / 36 pages / FC/ M / $3.99"DESTINY,” Part Five The key has been found, and now it's a race to find and unlock the gate leading deeper into the former United States before the Destiny Man catches up with our team, tears them apart and feeds every last chunk to his hungry beasts.
MARCH 04 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99One year after the eruption at Site 17, the survivors have begun to piece their lives back together. Kul is cleaning up the mess the world has become while Frankie searches for answers to big questions. Strange and twisted forces are at work in the first issue of a brand new story arc from CULLEN BUNN, KYLE STRAHM, and BALDEMAR RIVAS.