Solicitations for November 2019
August 22, 2019
NOVEMBER 13 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99When an eight-year-old girl literally begins to transform into a tree, her single mom, troubled brother, and possibly insane grandfather embark on a bizarre and heart-wrenching odyssey across the back roads of America in a desperate search for a way to cure her horrifying transformation before it’s too late.But the farther they get from home, the more forces threaten to tear the family apart as fanatical cults, mercenaries, and tabloid Paparazzi close in, determined to destroy the girl—or use her for their own ends.A new genre-defying series written by New York Times bestselling author JEFF LEMIRE (GIDEON FALLS, ASCENDER) and illustrated by acclaimed artist PHIL HESTER (Shipwreck, Green Arrow), FAMILY TREE combines mystery, action, and horror into an epic story about the lengths a mother will go to in order to keep her children safe.
NOVEMBER 06 / 44 pages / FC/ M / $3.99This November, New York Times bestselling writers SCOTT SNYDER (WYTCHES, A.D.: AFTER DEATH) and CHARLES SOULE (CURSE WORDS, the forthcoming novel Anyone) will team up with artists GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (The Amazing Spider-Man, Darth Vader, Hellblazer) and DANIELE ORLANDINI (Darth Vader) and 2019 Eisner Award-winning colorist MATT WILSON (THE WICKED AND THE DIVINE, PAPER GIRLS) to embark on an epic adventure in the brand-new ongoing series, UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY!In this special oversized first issue, readers will journey into the near future, and an unknown nation that was once the United States of America—a land that’s become shrouded in mystery after walling itself off from the rest of the world without explanation over thirty years ago. When a team seeking a cure for a global pandemic breaches U.S. borders, they quickly find themselves in a struggle to survive this strange and deadly lost continent!
NOVEMBER 20 / 40 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Superpowers and teenage romance collide in the newest Skybound original by SHAWN KITTELSEN (Mortal Kombat 11) and ERIC ZAWADZKI (The Dregs, Eternal)!Gene therapy has saved Americans from disease—only to give birth to Variants: people with powers so unique, the government denies their human rights. But a rebellion has begun…Charlie North is on the run from the police when he crosses paths with Jill Kearney. Instant attraction becomes mass destruction when they unlock powers neither knew they had. Now, the question isn’t how to use them—but how far they’re willing to go.
NOVEMBER 27 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“SINS OF THE FATHER,” Part One Featuring the show-stopping talents of SPAWN series artist JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER and the writer behind such hit shows as Wutang: An American Saga, Marvel’s Runaways, and Starz’s American Gods—RODNEY BARNES.When a small-town beat cop comes home to bury his murdered father—the revered Philadelphia detective James Sangster Sr.—he begins to unravel a mystery that leads him down a path of horrors that will shake his beliefs to their core. The city that was once the symbol of liberty and freedom has fallen prey to corruption, poverty, unemployment, brutality… and vampires.Welcome to KILLADELPHIA.
NOVEMBER 20 / 52 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99DOUBLE-SIZED FIRST ISSUE!Elon is a latchkey kid who spends his days alone reading comic books—until his favorite superhero, Olympian, comes crashing off the page and into reality! But as he nurses his wounded and delirious hero back to health, he discovers Olympian isn’t the only thing that came through… something evil followed him.A comedic yet heartfelt love letter to the comics medium, OLYMPIA is also a meditation on hope and loss, conceived by CURT PIRES (Wyrd) and his father, TONY PIRES, while Tony was undergoing treatment for cancer.
NOVEMBER 13 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“RUE LE JOUR,” Part One The hit horror/crime series that Nerdist called “damn near perfect” is back from the creative team behind the seminal crime drama 100 Bullets!With the help of his girlfriend Delia, “Torpedo” Lou Pirlo made it to New Orleans in search of a cure for his werewolf curse. However, curse cures cost money, and Lou is a little “light” on scratch. But if there’s one thing Lou can do, it’s hustle. So he’s off to work his way from the crookedest gutters to the swankest gambling dens in The Big Easy—along the way crossing paths with witches, warlocks, and the occasional zombie!
NOVEMBER 20 / 160 pages / FC/ T+ / $16.99Spencer Dales was born into a world of magic. His father belongs to the Aegis, a secret society of black magicians tasked with bettering the lives of others—with higher potential—but never themselves.Now it’s time for Spencer to follow in his father’s footsteps, but all he sees is a broken system in need of someone with the wand and the will to change it. But who will stand beside him in this fight for a better future?KHARY RANDOLPH and BRANDON THOMAS ignite a generational war in this action-fantasy series, made entirely by creators of color, and committed to one truth above all others—Excellence is Real.Collects EXCELLENCE #1-6
NOVEMBER 13 / 128 pages / FC/ T / $16.99LA VOZ DE M.A.Y.O: TATA RAMBO is based on the oral history of Ramon Jaurigue, an orphan and WWII veteran who co-founded the Mexican, American, Yaqui, and Others (M.A.Y.O.) organization, which successfully lobbied the Tucson City Council to improve living and working conditions for members of the Pascua Yaqui tribe, paving the way to their federal recognition. Meanwhile, Ramon’s home life suffered as his focus was pulled from his family to the wider community, and from domesticity to the adrenaline of the campaign.A resonant, neglected slice of American history is brought to life for the first time with art by J. GONZO, letter art by BERNARDO BRICE, editing by CLAIRE NAPIER, and a script by HENRY BARAJAS—the great-grandson of Ramon Jaurigue, a.k.a. Tata Rambo.
NOVEMBER 20 / 128 pages / FC/ M / $14.99POSTAL returns to find Mark struggling with the responsibilities and horrors of being the new mayor of Eden, as it seems the newest member of their community has brought his own personal war with him. Mark’s mother, Laura Shiffron, tries to enjoy her retirement in Florida, but violence finds her… and violence might be the only way she can find peace.Collects POSTAL: DELIVERANCE #1-4
NOVEMBER 27 / 216 pages / FC/ E / $19.99A team of fearless adventurers band together to protect humankind from everything that doesn’t exist. If JACK KIRBY had created The X-Files, it would look a lot like SECTION ZERO!This graphic novel from one of comics’ classic creative teams—KARL KESEL (Harley Quinn, Superboy) and TOM GRUMMETT (Death of Superman, Superboy)—includes pin-ups by some of the greatest artists in comics, including GEORGE PEREZ (Avengers), DAVE GIBBONS (Watchmen), WALTER SIMONSON (Thor), and many more!Collects SECTION ZERO #1-6, plus extras!
DECEMBER 11 / 160 pages / FC/ M / $19.99Set in a brilliant new sci-fi universe, Sharkey is a blue-collar bounty hunter tracking criminals across the galaxy in his converted, rocket-powered ice-cream truck. Aided and abetted by his ten-year-old partner, he’s out for the biggest bounty of his career.Collects SHARKEY THE BOUNTY HUNTER #1-6
NOVEMBER 27 / 424 pages / FC/ M / $49.99From the award-winning creative team of JEFF LEMIRE and DUSTIN NGUYEN, DESCENDER is a rip-roaring and heartfelt cosmic odyssey that pits humanity against machine, and world against world, to create a sprawling sci-fi epic. This second oversized hardcover collection sees the final solution of the Harvesters come to fruition as the fate of the entire galaxy rests in the hands of one young robot who’s finally ready to take the great leap forward.Collects DESCENDER #17-32TRIM SIZE: 7.25” x 10.87”
NOVEMBER 06 / 268 pages / FC/ M / $5.99Sample eight of the hottest new comic book series on the market with this shelf-busting sampler of #1 issues collected together for only $5.99!Lush fantasy worldbuilding, characters that leap from the page, and plot-twisting mysteries unfold in these first chapters to stories created by today’s top talent in comics.Included are: IMAGE FIRSTS: ICE CREAM MAN #1 IMAGE FIRSTS: CRIMINAL #1 IMAGE FIRSTS: COPRA #1 IMAGE FIRSTS: OBLIVION SONG BY KIRKMAN & DE FELICI #1 IMAGE FIRSTS: GIDEON FALLS #1 IMAGE FIRSTS: ISOLA #1 IMAGE FIRSTS: TREES #1 IMAGE FIRSTS: UNNATURAL #1
NOVEMBER 06 / 152 pages / FC/ T+ / $16.99Middle schooler Maude turns into a werepanther when she gets her period. Will an in-patient, anti-pantherism clinic called Ruminations cure her through hormone adjustment therapy? Or will Maude overthrow the patriarchy, solve a series of murders, and uncover a global capitalist conspiracy?(HINT: IT’S THE SECOND ONE.)This volume wraps up the MAN-EATERS series and includes the inspirational and informative guide, “HANDBOOK FOR THE REVOLUTION,” plus never-before-published extras.Collects MAN-EATERS #9-12
NOVEMBER 20 / 152 pages / FC/ M / $16.99Abel’s journey to deal with his family legacy continues as his newfound sense of stability slips through his fingers. Writer SKOTTIE YOUNG (I HATE FAIRYLAND, Deadpool) and artist JORGE CORONA (NO. 1 WITH A BULLET, Feathers) take Abel and his companion, Fox, to a few familiar places, and to others that are both wild and new. The journey across Middlewest has shown these travelers that their homeland has more hidden away than they could have ever thought.Collects MIDDLEWEST #7-12
JANUARY 15 / 112 pages / FC/ T+ / $14.99Welcome back to the smallest town in the universe! Deep 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. But can their friendship survive the answers? Find out in the final volume of this coming-of-age science fiction epic!Collects OUTPOST ZERO #10-14
NOVEMBER 27 / 128 pages / FC/ M / $16.99Will and company continue their journey across the apocalyptic wasteland of the midwest with Johnny Eldritch and the Red Mother in hot pursuit. Ben catches up with Redjaw and Bunny and looks to settle old scores. Old friends return and a stunning betrayal leads to bloodshed.Collects THE REALM #11-15
NOVEMBER 27 / 128 pages / FC/ M / $16.99In the wake of their darkest day, it’s time to say goodbye to The Lone Star State as the Bowman family searches for salvation… in the shadows of Mexico.Collects REDNECK #19-24
MARCH 25 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“MOVING TARGETS,” Conclusion An exhausted Jack is trapped in Texas surrounded by MegaChurch Cops, assassins, and spies that want him dead. With technocrat hunter-killer drones on his tail, it doesn’t seem like Jack can survive this one… until he flies the Analog skies in a vintage war machine. Don’t miss the end of the exciting second collection—not everyone’s gonna make it!
NOVEMBER 27 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“THE DEAD SEA,” Part Two As Captain Telsa struggles in the jaws of a massive WereWhale, the secret of what happened to her during the Second Descender attack is finally revealed!
NOVEMBER 13 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99“WAR ON CHRISTMAS,” Part Three Our hero learns the terrible truth about his four-legged best friend while the rest of the gang battles a ruthless band of horse-thieves. No seriously. They’re horses AND they’re thieves. More insane fantasy adventure from MIKE NORTON, ALLEN PASSALAQUA, and CRANK!
NOVEMBER 06 / 48 pages / FC/ M / $4.99Death! Ashes! The finale of our first story arc! Without hope, friends, or allies, Izzy faces her past and the end of her world.
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Michel Fiffe
NOVEMBER 06 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“ESCAPE FROM A.R.M.” The COPRA epic continues! With one half of the crew stranded beyond reach and the other half trying to survive the nightmare trap they woke up in, who’s gonna welcome our new cast member? First appearance, check. Best jumping-on point ever, check. Rising body count depicted with tender love and care, check check check.
NOVEMBER 27 / 40 pages / FC/ M / $3.99The CRIMINAL epic moves toward its brutal climax, as Private Detective Dan Farraday reenters the scene… while Teeg prepares for the biggest heist of his career.And as always, CRIMINAL contains back page art and articles only found in the single issues.
NOVEMBER 06 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99With his wife’s mounting medical bills Martin Dobbs is forced back into the mask. The first step to financial solvency: getting his crew back together. Unfortunately, his Wheelman makes a costly mistake and the job doesn’t go quite as planned in a mirror of a real-life incident that nearly killed the writer in Boston back in 1994. Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you money, that’s what I always say!Contains previously published material.
DECEMBER 11 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“BONE MACHINE,” Part Three Betrayal threatens to ruin everything Marcus has been planning.
DECEMBER 04 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99A pit stop on the road to saving her father’s life may be Glory’s one-way street to the grave.
NOVEMBER 06 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“SPLIT THE PARTY,” Part Four Forget escaping DIE. You can’t do that without escaping the prison, with your worst enemy and the first woman who ever gazed upon this plane with human eyes.
NOVEMBER 20 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Comics’ best ongoing series about agriculture gone apocalyptic returns for its third season!After last issue’s game-changing events, a weakened Jedidiah Jenkins seeks guidance from an old friend. Unfortunately, her mystical wisdom points to a dark future for the residents of Freetown.
NOVEMBER 13 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.992019 Eisner Award winner, Best New Series“THE PENTOCULUS,” Part Two The Bishop finally reveals the dark secrets of the Pentoculus to Father Fred and Angie… and what horrors it unleashed on the universe.
NOVEMBER 13 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99In her hunt for the Beggarman, Hit-Girl encounters the hijras, a minority group being exploited and persecuted by local gangs. Can Mindy save the children—and the hijras—from danger?
NOVEMBER 27 / 64 pages / FC/ M / $7.99“FRACTURE I,” Conclusion Revenge is a dish best served bloody. Forever faces the Zmey once again, but this time it’s a battle of a different sort. On the home front, Eight’s problems get worse, and Abigail breaks her silence. Featuring an all-new prose story by award-winning writer ANDREW CONSTANT, artifacts from the firm of Trautmann and Howe, an all-new World of Lazarus: Tools of War, and more…
NOVEMBER 06 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99When an expedition leads the Corps of Discovery deep into a nest of monsters, Lewis and Clarke face an impossible decision. There’ll be no turning back from this.
NOVEMBER 20 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Banished from The Marked, Liza is recruited by the government’s occult research department, Shadowgate, where she is encouraged to take her magic to the limits and beyond. The Marked must find her before she succeeds in creating an unstoppable army of super-soldiers.
NOVEMBER 06 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART,” Part Two The birthday night is still young for Becky Kumar. While she tries to wrap her head around what happened in the first issue of MARCO B. BUCCI and JACOPO CAMAGNI’s urban fantasy saga, things take a turn for the weird as a mysterious ally enters the fray.
NOVEMBER 13 / 28 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99The Faceless Men divided!
NOVEMBER 20 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“Season One” of OUTER DARKNESS concludes with a new ship, a new crew, and a new mission: hunt down the stolen Charon and bring the girl back.
NOVEMBER 27 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Eden has a vicious new serial killer on the loose and it’s put Mark and Laura at odds on how to deal with the crisis. Mark meets Pascal for the first time and a bit of jealousy arises.
NOVEMBER 06 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Enter the door that never closes to the realm of the Reaper of Thirst.“PRETTY DEADLY goes old Hollywood, and pushes the boundaries of comics storytelling in the most wicked ways.” —ED BRUBAKER
NOVEMBER 20 / 24 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Gamma Rae makes a deal with her know-it-all super-villain older brother in order to become the most successful hero in history. Relax. How could this possibly go wrong?
NOVEMBER 13 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99The Siege of the Anvil! Will any of Hell’s Half-Dozen survive?
NOVEMBER 13 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99“LOST IN THE WILDS OF HEAVEN,” Conclusion On a mysterious lost moon, Kadyn begins to unlock the secrets of the strange war club of the Gods that’s become a part of him. Meanwhile, has his imprisoned father Gil finally given up all hope? The hit sci-fi series concludes its first story arc!
NOVEMBER 20 / 28 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“HORIZONTAL” Wonder what it would be like to go behind the scenes at the Dirty Mind? Take a tour of this decadent underworld just as its denizens realize they need to take a stand for everything they believe in.
NOVEMBER 06 / 36 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“A LESSER GOD” With one of our star-crossed lovers mortally wounded, the first story arc reaches its climax with death and betrayal on all sides. The Tayans prepare to break out the big guns and nothing short of a miracle will save the planet from all-out war.
NOVEMBER 06 / 40 pages / FC/ M / $5.99In the spectacular climax of the first volume of SPACE BANDITS, our heroes are called upon to save Viggo from the jaws of a monstrous, bloodthirsty princess. In this high-octane final issue, the girls must use their criminal cunning and combat skills to get out alive.
NOVEMBER 06 / 40 pages / FC/ M / $0.75In the spectacular climax of the first volume of SPACE BANDITS, our heroes are called upon to save Viggo from the jaws of a monstrous, bloodthirsty princess. In this high-octane final issue, the girls must use their criminal cunning and combat skills to get out alive.
DECEMBER 04 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $2.99“HELL HUNT,” Part Two The aftermath of SPAWN #301 continues in this great jumping-on point for new readers! Spawn, Reaper, and She-Spawn fight their way to the catacombs beneath the Vatican to free Medieval Spawn! But is he friend or foe? Meanwhile, Clown’s Hellhounds have other plans, as they move to stop Spawn from gathering his new army of heroes. JOIN THE HUNT!
NOVEMBER 13 / 24 pages / FC/ M / $3.99“A creative flare that effectively shakes the status quo.” —Paste MagazineKlara and Sasha were lovers, before the Tree came down. And then, eleven years ago, it landed, and they were separated forever. Which does not explain what she’s looking at.
NOVEMBER 06 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99With the ultimate truth—and the ultimate goal—of the flesh-twisting disease revealed, nothing short of total annihilation can spare humanity from an ungodly fate. The Earth shakes. Humankind screams in horror. A call is made and a doomsday weapon is soon to be unleashed. Underground, the survivors of the American task force struggle to escape an unthinkable horror—but before they can emerge into the light, a terrible sacrifice must be made. And even that might not be enough to slake the hunger of the being that lurks below. The first story in the UNEARTH cycle from writers CULLEN BUNN (REGRESSION) and KYLE STRAHM (SPREAD) and artist BALDEMAR RIVAS comes to a close in a shocking fashion!
NOVEMBER 27 / pages / / T+ / $30Follow young Spencer Dales on his journey as he joins the Aegis, a secret organization of black magicians. T-shirt fits true to size.
NOVEMBER 27 / pages / / T+ / $33Follow young Spencer Dales on his journey as he joins the Aegis, a secret organization of black magicians. T-shirt fits true to size.
NOVEMBER 27 / pages / / T+ / $10This pin features the main protagonist, Spencer, of the hit new magical series, EXCELLENCE. Made by our partners at Yesterdays.
NOVEMBER 27 / pages / / M / $10The Charon, the ship powered by a God Engine from JOHN LAYMAN and AFU CHAN’s OUTER DARKNESS. Made by our partners at Yesterdays.
NOVEMBER 27 / pages / / T / $10Murder Falcon’s story may have come to an end but you can still EAT METAL! with this rockin’ enamel pin. Made by our partners at Yesterdays.