Solicitations for December 2022
August 31, 2022
DECEMBER 28 / 56 pages / FC/ M / $4.99SPECIAL EXTRA-LENGTH ISSUE! In the burning deserts of Afghanistan, Platonov confronts Azra about her secrets and discovers her grand plan! But what will he do with what he learns? Then, in the frigid tundra of Siberia, the Iron Star seeks out an old ally for help. But something is terribly wrong with THE COLLECTIVE MAN!
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: David Messina
DECEMBER 14 / 28 pages / FC/ / $3.99Noah and Theon follow a perilous path from the devastated West Side of Manhattan to the ruins of a corrupt and decadent land of dreams in search of answers about that explosive night on New York's High Line...if they both survive the journey to learn anything, that is.
DECEMBER 07 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Writer ALEX PAKNADEL (DC vs. Vampires: All Out War, Giga), artist CASPAR WIJNGAARD (HOME SICK PILOTS), and letterer HASSAN OTSMANE-ELHAOU present a primal vision of humanity gone terribly wrong. In All Against All, it is the distant future. Earth is long gone, but a race of alien conquerors knows as "the Operators" have preserved its most savage animals in an artificial jungle environment they barely understand. With no bodies of their own, the Operators move from world to world, harvesting bodies for the organic exosuits they use to wage their endless wars. Ignored and underestimated by his captors is the habitat's sole human specimen, Helpless. However, when their efforts to find and harvest an apex predator intensify, he gives them far more than they bargained for. Featuring variant covers by artistic powerhouses as SEAN PHILLIPS (RECKLESS), MARTIN SIMMONDS (THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH), and CHRISTIAN WARD (BLOOD STAINED TEETH)!
DECEMBER 14 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Presenting here the first major work from the creative minds behind ICE CREAM MAN-re-lettered, remastered, and under its original intended name! The world of fine art is falling apart, and only ART BRUT knows how to fix it. Alongside the Bureau of Artistic Integrity, Arthur Brut the Mad Dreampainter (and his trusty sidekick, Manny the Mannequin) must dive back into the very paintings that made him insane...or reality itself might just crumble to pieces. A colorful, gonzo romp through art and art history, ART BRUT is equal parts police procedural, hyper-fantasy, and psychological thriller-a veritable Pollock-splatter of comics genres tossed onto one giant pulpy canvas! Each issue features new covers, new design, and a new Silver Age-style backup story featuring the art hero that no one's ever heard of-until now! Originally published under the title The Electric Sublime, this special edition presents the NPR-lauded, critically acclaimed material in its intended form.
WRITER: Doug Wagner
ARTIST / COVER A: Tim Odland, Michelle Madsen
DECEMBER 14 / 184 pages / FC/ / $16.99Helgi, the prince of a Viking village, has stumbled upon the cursed Eye of Odin. If he doesn't return it to its rightful owner by the new moon, he will die an agonizing death of boils and decay. By his side are Stigr, a one-armed warrior past his prime, and Kadlin, a female warrior convinced she's a Valkyrie. Their only path will take them through the treacherous lands of the Hundrafolk, Trolls, and Earthen Smiths. Collects BEWARE THE EYE OF ODIN #1-4
DECEMBER 07 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99NEW STORY ARC Atticus Sloane has a cash flow problem! But with Mr. Tooth still on his back, raising cash to pay the Bone Merchant is easier said than done. Meanwhile, the devious First Borns reveal their plans as the mysterious Pensmiths-an ancient society of Vampire assassins-enter the fray. Series artist and co-creator PATRIC REYNOLDS returns to the hit series to explore deadly new corners of this blood-sucking universe!
WRITER: Matt Hawkins
ARTIST / COVER A: Christian Dibari
DECEMBER 14 / 48 pages / FC/ M / $15A biracial boy in the Midwest uses a supernatural gift from his grandfather to push back against two older boys who are terrorizing him. In a tale inspired by the song "Colossus" by heavy metal band THE CLAY PEOPLE, intolerance, drug addiction, poverty, and boredom collide into a perfect storm of grisly revenge! THE CLAY PEOPLE is a rock band hailing from Albany, New York. The band's self-titled debut album was released on Mercury/Slipdisc records; their furiously propulsive lead single "Awake" climbed the radio charts and launched the band into an international touring act with the likes of Disturbed, Staind, Clutch, Rob Zombie, Static-X, Stabbing Westward, and Filter. "Colossus" is from THE CLAY PEOPLE's latest album, Demon Hero. This exclusive signed edition features a foil logo and is limited to 500 copies!
DECEMBER 28 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99The Creep scares up two all-new standalone stories in this star-studded anthology based on the hit Shudder TV series. KYLE STARKS (I HATE THIS PLACE) and FRAN GALÁN (Lucky Devil) deliver the story of a ragtag group of kids who hunted a nest of vampires in their neighborhood...and the one who lived to tell the tale. HENRY BARAJAS (HELM GREYCASTLE) and DANI (Detective Comics, COFFIN BOUND) drop a hellacious tale of a fallen luchador who will do anything to claw her way back to the top!
DECEMBER 14 / 24 pages / FC/ / $3.99Halloween's come early, and she's here to SLAY. Daddy's favorite girl threatens her brother Sam Dante and his plans for the family legacy, even as someone uncovers the terrifying disappearances at Devil Land.
DECEMBER 07 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99MINISERIES FINALE LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, INTRODUCING THE FINAL ISSUE OF THIS SERIES!!! Lona Steelrose and Cobrasun must face the ultimate challenge on their path to resurrecting Lona's mother! Will they be successful?
APRIL 12 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99MINISERIES FINALE The monumental ode to worldwide wish fulfillment completes its story with an exploration of THE FIRST EIGHT CENTURIES after the moment eight billion genies appeared on earth. We'll see how the last remaining wishes get used and discover the fates of the characters we met at the Lampwick Tavern all that time ago. What's our wish? That you'll see us through, all the way to the end.
WRITER: Chuck Brown
ARTIST / COVER A: Prenzy
DECEMBER 28 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Higgs undergoes a horrific transformation, Detective Davis's world crumbles beneath his feet, and Gem faces the violent ghosts of her past alongside the very real threat of Relic and Mr. Penni's combined forces.
DECEMBER 14 / 120 pages / FC/ M / $15.99BOOK TWO is finally here! A young adult detective hero finally grows up in this second volume of the genre-defying post-YA masterpiece from award-winning creators ED BRUBAKER (RECKLESS, FRIEND OF THE DEVIL, PULP, KILL OR BE KILLED) and MARCOS MARTIN (THE PRIVATE EYE, Daredevil), as well as acclaimed colorist MUNTSA VICENTE. Friday Fitzhugh's best friend and partner Lancelot Jones (the smartest boy in the world) has been killed, and the police in their small town of King's Hill are not up to the task of solving the crime. Now, Friday must pull herself out of her grief and hunt the cold winter night for justice-all on her own this time.
DECEMBER 07 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99MINISERIES FINALE All things must end, and the first series of GOLDEN RAGE is no exception. Life, death, love, and hip problems-GOLDEN RAGE has it all. Join us for the FINAL ISSUE OF THIS SERIES with cake, a wake, and the frenzied preparation of domestic munitions.
DECEMBER 14 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Battered and bruised in body and ego, Matilde makes a discovery that triggers a desperate race against time and imperils the community she has sworn to serve. Little do our heroes know that, as they journey into the treacherous wilds of Cornwall, it is not only the devil at their heels.
WRITER: Todd McFarlane
ARTIST: Brett Booth
COVER A / COVER B: Puppeteer Lee
DECEMBER 21 / 24 pages / FC/ T+ / $2.99Gunslinger has finally gotten the upper hand against those hunting him. But when Radcliffe creates an uneasy alliance with a mysterious benefactor, Gunslinger may be forced on the run again.
DECEMBER 14 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Sebastian and Maia Stone have learned the terrible truth-that their quest to rid the world of 666 cursed coins, the task they thought they had completed, is only just beginning. They must use their supernatural gifts to discover the source of the new coins and eradicate them...or the Shrouded College will never let them go!
WRITER: Tim Seeley
ARTIST / COVER A: ZULEMA SCOTTO LAVINA
DECEMBER 07 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Why sell your soul...when you can buy a new one? In a corporate-ruled world where class inequality is greater than ever, a desperate, lonely populace is drawn to neo-spiritualism and hedge magic. When their teenage daughter is murdered, the Marks family is left asking the gods what they did to deserve this. But their android maid, Which-Where, has a different approach. Perhaps if she asked the devil... A new futuristic miniseries by acclaimed creator TIM SEELEY (HACK/SLASH, REVIVAL, Nightwing, Superman vs. Lobo) and rising star ZULEMA SCOTTO LAVINA (Red Sonja, The Little Mermaid)! THE MAGIC ORDER meets Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in this dark mashup of witchcraft and sci-fi.
DECEMBER 21 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Hitomi's lessons under Yasuke result in a trial by fire when the mismatched warriors agree to rid a village of its "witch" problem. The pair soon learns the village hides a much darker and more evil secret than the occult...
WRITER / COVER A / COVER B: Skottie Young
COVER D: Peach Momoko
DECEMBER 21 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Gert is more jaded than ever when she discovers the secret behind the mystery man offering her a mission he doesn't think she can refuse. Eisner Award-winning writer SKOTTIE YOUNG (MIDDLEWEST, TWIG, THE ME YOU LOVE IN THE DARK) and artist BRETT BEAN (Marvel's Rocket & Groot) continue the triumphant return of I HATE FAIRYLAND!
WRITER: Patrick Kindlon, Dean Haspiel, Geoff Johns, Brenden Fletcher, Ed Brubaker, Skottie Young, Kieron Gillen, John Arcudi, Simon Roy
ARTIST: Dean Haspiel, Skottie Young, Simon Roy, Maurizio Rosenzweig, Erica Henderson, Andrea Mutti, Sean Phillips, Steve Lieber, Stefano Caselli
COVER A: Sean Phillips
DECEMBER 28 / 64 pages / FC/ M / $5.99Our all-star celebration of Image's 30th anniversary rolls on, including all-new shorts by ED BRUBAKER & SEAN PHILLIPS, CHUCK BROWN & STEVEN STATZ, SIMON ROY, and JOHN ARCUDI & DOUG MAHNKE. Plus: more of "The Blizzard" by GEOFF JOHNS & ANDREA MUTTI, "Closer" by KIERON GILLEN & STEVE LIEBER, "Red Stitches" by BRENDEN FLETCHER & ERICA HENDERSON, "Gehenna" by PATRICK KINDLON & MAURIZIO ROSENZWEIG, "Hack/Slash vs. Image" by TIM SEELEY & STEFANO CASELLI, "Billy Dogma" by DEAN HASPIEL and "Stupid Fresh Mess" by SKOTTIE YOUNG!
DECEMBER 21 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99The tales of Mad Ghost's Unnamed continue as the strange robot soldier named Joe further inserts himself into Muddy Davis' retirement life. But the oddness of Joe's presence has caught the attention of Muddy's new neighbors, which spells danger for everyone involved. Deadly forces conspire to reclaim Joe, and nothing-and no one-will get in their way.
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A / COVER B: Wes Craig
DECEMBER 07 / 24 pages / FC/ / $3.99To help a defenseless farmer and his family, Kaya and the Lizard-Riders hunt the most fearsome beast on the plains-and not all of them will survive! Featuring a Hellboy-inspired variant cover by WES CRAIG!
DECEMBER 28 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99"THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME," Part Two The sold-out, Eisner Award-nominated horror series continues! From RODNEY BARNES, the writer behind such hit shows as Marvel's Runaways and STARZ's American Gods, and JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER, the artist who redefined SPAWN. The war has begun! Vampire king President George Washington leads SeeSaw and his vampire army against Toussaint Louverture and his Haitian guardians. But with the strength of the National Guard against them as well, this might very well spell an extinction era for all vampires, including James Sangster! Also available in NOIR EDITION, featuring black-and-white line art interiors!
WRITER: Sean Lewis
ARTIST: Javi Fernandez
COVER A: Thaddeus Robeck
COVER B: Don Aguillo
NOVEMBER 30 / 24 pages / FC/ T+ / $2.99After traversing one of the Deadzones, Spawn makes a startling decision that could affect the future of humanity!
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A / COVER D: Lorenzo De Felici
COVER B / COVER C: Mirka Andolfo
DECEMBER 21 / 56 pages / FC/ / $7.99Discover the most visually stunning comic of the year! After last issue's shocking final page, Kroma ventures beyond the Pale City into a jungle ruled by gigantic beasts. However, one man lives among them, and he may hold the answers to Kroma's mysterious past.
DECEMBER 07 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99A massive secret is revealed to our group of LITTLE MONSTERS in the tunnels under the city. One vampire, Ray, is captured by the humans and separated from his friends...but what exactly do the humans have planned for the vampires? And will either group survive the fight?
DECEMBER 14 / 24 pages / FC/ / $3.99END OF STORY ARC "TRAPPED BY LOVE" Joan slips outside of the Romance world. She meets her second Everlasting, a woman who, like Joan, sees this warped world for what it is, but unlike Joan knows why it is there. Can Joan get the answers she needs before she falls back into the trap of love?
DECEMBER 28 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Domino is finally ready to perform her infamous live Redroom to her adoring fans. But as her self-doubt and hallucinations grow stronger, an even bigger threat closes in on her.
DECEMBER 28 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99In 1803, Lewis and Clark led the Corps of Discovery across America so their great nation could fulfill its destiny. Years have passed, and now a new monster has been birthed in the heart of their country.
Since 2013, CHRIS DINGESS and MATTHEW ROBERTS have created an alternate history of the United States, and now it’s time to bring Lewis and Clark’s expedition to its blood-soaked end.
WRITER: Mark Millar
ARTIST / COVER A: JUANAN RAMÍREZ
DECEMBER 14 / 40 pages / FC/ / $1.99THIS SERIES WILL BE $1.99. TAKE THAT, MARVEL AND DC! You're 17 years old and you've been bitten by a vampire. Do you live in the shadows and drink human blood, or do you use your newfound gifts for the dream costumed superhero life you've always wanted? You're bulletproof, you can crawl up walls, and you can turn to mist, bats, or even a wolf. Why not have a little fun?
DECEMBER 28 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Still in his overly ripe fursuit, Devin can only watch from his jail cell as two very disparate groups fight over him-the jealous deputy and his friends, intent on staging his death, and a group of psychotic, cannibalistic furries that wish to invite him over for dinner.
DECEMBER 07 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99The newest entry into the MASSIVE-VERSE, RADIANT BLACK's shared superhero universe! Life is good for Eva. Ever since teleporting superhero RADIANT PINK (her secret alter ego) started guesting on her streams, her view count has skyrocketed-and fame and fortune are surely close behind. But when a charity appearance is interrupted by a squad of mercenaries hunting for the Radiant that powers her, Eva will find herself very far out of her comfort zone. Join streaming superstar MEGHAN CAMARENA (RADIANT BLACK), rising-star writer MELISSA FLORES (THE DEAD LUCKY), and third-generation comics artist EMMA KUBERT (INKBLOT) for a galaxy-hopping thrill ride from the world of RADIANT BLACK! A perfect entry point for new readers to the line-and the perfect new series to handsell to those hooked on ROGUE SUN, RADIANT RED, THE DEAD LUCKY, and C.O.W.L.!
DECEMBER 07 / 112 pages / FC/ M / $16.99After years portraying popular comic book character the Red Rogue, Maisie Wade is desperate to hang up the spandex suit. But when her exit from the Red Rogue's TV series leads to its unceremonious cancellation, Maisie finds herself trapped in her home by a group of unhinged intruders cosplaying as her character's archvillains. These fans are hellbent on teaching Maisie a lesson, and to survive the night, Maisie must become the hero she has grown to despise. Collects ROGUES' GALLERY #1-4
APRIL 05 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99"THE SAMURAI STRIKES!" Malcolm Dragon's faces the leader of the Vicious Circle at last! Showdown with deadly Samurai! Savage Dragon comes with our highest possible recommendation.
WRITER: Robert Windom, Kelvin Mao
ARTIST / COVER A / COVER G: Jae Lee
COVER B: Bill Sienkiewicz
COVER C: Kent Williams
COVER D: Joseph Michael Linsner
COVER E: John Cassaday
COVER F: Liam Sharp
DECEMBER 07 / 40 pages / FC/ / $3.99MINISERIES FINALE In this final issue of JAE LEE's first creator-owned series since 1994, Coronation Day brings chaos as the one true Son of God is finally revealed.
DECEMBER 14 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99The Earth is dead. Long live BEARTH! Can Silva's underground resistance take Ursa Major down before he can shut the door on humanity for good? And where is Shirtless Bear-Fighter? Plus! Silva embarks on a special mission to save Shirtless's birth mother from none other than...THE SELF-CARE BEARS!
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A / COVER B: Liam Sharp
DECEMBER 14 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99MINISERIES FINALE In the shocking conclusion of STARHENGE: BOOK ONE, King Arthur is killed after Gwynn sabotages Merlin's plans. Merlin goes mad and flees, transforming into an Elk. Can Taliesin, Amber, and Daryl offer any hope for the future of magic?
APRIL 19 / 496 pages / FC/ M / $49.99Spinning off from the SUNSTONE universe comes a slice-of-life romantic drama about a couple trying to regain the sexual energy from the beginning of their relationship by swinging with other couples. An emotional journey of two people fighting to stay in love! Collects SWING, VOL. 1-5
DECEMBER 14 / 32 pages / FC/ -- / $3.99Jackie and Trish are forced to relive the events of a terrible night in their teen years when the past comes crashing back to haunt the present. And even though she doesn't have a choice either way, Trish is ready to fight this time.
DECEMBER 07 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99NEW STORY ARC "PRINCESS MUMMY IS MISSING" On Christmas night in 1992, Joe Bob and Martha listen as their son Billy spins a wild yarn about a mummy, a vampire, and an extraordinary place called Ambrose County, Texas.
DECEMBER 21 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Jasmine Hawthorn: mother, assassin, murder victim. After leaving Europe and coming to the U.S., she thought she had left her violent past behind her, but she was wrong. She trained her daughters as she was trained, and that rough life left a long list of suspects. Sometimes motives are not what they appear.
WRITER / COVER B: Iolanda Zanfardino
ARTIST / COVER A / COVER C: Elisa Romboli
DECEMBER 07 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Finally, Uriel can take part in her first mission against the Eden Army. Will she be able to fight like the other Eclipse Rebels and prove that her grueling training has paid off? And will she manage to protect the team captain from her own hot-headedness and thirst for revenge?
JANUARY 04 / 40 pages / FC/ M / $3.99SERIES FINALE It's the stunning conclusion to the third volume of Netflix's next big thing, as Leonard and Salome meet their destiny and everything falls apart for Cordelia like never before. This issue should come with a health warning: faint-hearted readers beware.
WRITER: Sean Lewis
ARTIST: STEPHEN SEGOVIA
COVER A: Kevin Keane
COVER B: Don Aguillo
DECEMBER 21 / 24 pages / FC/ / $2.99They've survived their war with the Sin Devourers, but now the shadow of the traitor in their midst has reared its head once again!
DECEMBER 07 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Rick and Carl meet some familiar faces on the road. This deluxe presentation in STUNNING FULL COLOR also features another installment of Cutting Room Floor and creator commentary.
DECEMBER 21 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99As the losses from the prison weigh on them heavily, the group is unprepared to meet new survivors.
WRITER: Genevieve Valentine
ARTIST: Annie Wu, Ming Doyle
COVER A: Annie Wu
COVER B: Ming Doyle
DECEMBER 14 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99Emilia and Death see Vegas, grab lunch, and meet some friends who try to kill them. The road trip's going great.
WRITER / COVER A: Mirka Andolfo
ARTIST / COVER B: Ivan Bigarella
DECEMBER 06 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Leslie and Shea are not completely alone, but that is not necessarily a good thing. Meanwhile, Angelica and her gang are prepared to do anything to get what they want!
DECEMBER 21 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99END OF STORY ARC Oliver goes to war with Battery while Deacon and Halcyon clash! The Prestige is attacking from all sides as their master plan begins to take shape. And a few jaw-dropping revelations pop up along the way. It's an all-out battle of mystic savagery that sets up our next arc, coming at you in March 2023!
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Sumeyye Kesgin
COVER B: Andrew Robinson
DECEMBER 21 / 32 pages / FC/ / $3.99The Voyager probe triggers strange visions in Sen she doesn't understand. Desperate to find answers about her murky past, Sen realizes that if she wants to solve the mystery of the probe's GOLDEN RECORD, she has to safely land Voyager on the surface of Modia.