Solicitations for October 2019
July 25, 2019
OCTOBER 23 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99"THE DEAD SEA," Part OneThe hit fantasy series from powerhouse creative team JEFF LEMIRE and DUSTIN NGUYEN continues!After a bruising escape attempt, Andy finds himself in the clutches of the Militia, which means the murderous Mother can’t be far behind. Meanwhile, Mila books passage on a ship piloted by none other than the irascible Captain Telsa!
OCTOBER 23 / 136 pages / FC/ M / $9.9910 years after the conclusion of DESCENDER, magic has taken the place of machinery, and the rules are very different indeed. Mila, daughter of Andy and Effie, spends her days exploring the lonely wilds of the planet Sampson and trying to stay out of the clutches of the evil disciples of the all-powerful vampire witch known only as Mother. But, just like her parents, Mila doesn’t like to play by the rules, and when a certain robot pal of her dad’s shows up, nothing will ever be the same!With all the scope and heart of the sci-fi classic, DESCENDER, powerhouse creative team JEFF LEMIRE and DUSTIN NGUYEN reunite to take readers on an unforgettable fantasy quest! Collects ASCENDER #1-5
OCTOBER 02 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99Once upon a time, five mages sacrificed it all to protect Earth from Lore. Can five new mages recreate this impossible task to keep his evil at bay?
OCTOBER 09 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Champagne! Bloodshed! Uncomfortable silences!In the clutches of the unstoppable assassin they call the Eartheater, Izzy must break free to rescue those she once cared for from the hands of the murderous poet Paulie. But once they learn of her past sins, will they want her to save them?
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Michel Fiffe
OCTOBER 02 / 44 pages / FC/ M / $3.99COPRA returns in the first issue of its all-new ONGOING SERIES! Acclaimed comics auteur MICHEL FIFFE picks up where his band of mercenary misfits left off, reintroducing the entire cast of his Suicide Squad-esque revenge machine in a brutal standoff against their own leader. Jump right into the thick of it with the world’s greatest action team in this extra-length debut milestone—36 pages for just $3.99!
OCTOBER 23 / 40 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Teenage Leo Patterson takes center stage as his best friend, Ricky Lawless, starts to drag him down a destructive path. CRUEL SUMMER, the story of the last days of series favorite Teeg Lawless, continues as BRUBAKER and PHILLIPS deliver the best monthly comic on the market. And as always, CRIMINAL contains back page art and articles only found in the single issues.
JANUARY 01 / 168 pages / FC/ M / $16.99FINAL VOLUME. The epic fantasy series concludes here, as Wizord, Margaret, and the entire gang fight an epic battle that will take our dark heroes from our world to the Hole World and back again. Will Sizzajee be vanquished? Will our little family of evil wizards ever find happiness and stop being so dang evil? LET’S FIND OUT! Collects CURSE WORDS #21-25 and CURSE WORDS: SPRING HAS SPRUNG SPECIAL.
NOVEMBER 06 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Glory is back and barreling toward the Mexican border in the hopes of delivering the liver transplant to save her father’s life. Hot on her heels is her ex-husband, his criminal empire, crooked cops, psycho killers, and a Mexican murder cartel. Time, fuel, and hope are running out, but no one outruns Glory!
NOVEMBER 27 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99"CONQUEST"All the great Nations of man have fallen. Witness the rise of Babylon.
OCTOBER 16 / 136 pages / FC/ M / $16.99The hot horror series that WIRED magazine named one of the best books of 2018 returns from the creative team that BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS said "will go down as one of the greatest comic teams of all time!"After the mind-blowing events of the second arc, our story heads right through the looking glass. Father Burke tracks a vicious killer named… Norton Sinclair? And when that killer can travel through time (and space!), readers are in for a wild ride. Collects GIDEON FALLS #12-16
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Ken Garing
OCTOBER 16 / 120 pages / FC/ T / $16.99Among the floating islands of Altara, deep underground, the mystical creature Gogor sleeps. But above ground, trouble brews as soldiers of the Domus invade the land and impose their will on the people of Altara. Now, Armano—a young student of the natural arts—must awaken Gogor and begin his quest to discover the nature of the threat and fight to preserve the culture of Altara. Experience a new kind of fantasy from writer/artist KEN GARING, the acclaimed creator of the PLANETOID series.Collects GOGOR #1-5
WRITER: Daniel Way
ARTIST / COVER A: Goran Parlov
OCTOBER 30 / 112 pages / FC/ M / $14.99Hit-Girl’s in Hong Kong. She’s hunting a merciless gang leader—one responsible for drug trafficking, kidnapping, extortion, and bloody gang warfare. Yet all is not what it seems, and Hit-Girl’s ready to recruit allies from the darkest, dirtiest corners of Hong Kong. A hyper-violent, Hong Kongese assault from everyone’s favorite adolescent assassin.Collects HIT-GIRL SEASON TWO #5-8
WRITER: Steve Niles
ARTIST / COVER A: Marcelo Frusin
DECEMBER 04 / 152 pages / FC/ M / $17.99After the bloody defeat of Violencia and Santos, there’s no rest for Kick-Ass. She now has a criminal empire at her fingertips, and bags of blood money at her disposal. New threats emerge from out of town as she destroys Russian meth labs and rattles the Mexican cartels. Can she take down her enemies, keep her family alive, and keep her identity secret?Collects KICK-ASS #13-18
NOVEMBER 20 / 624 pages / FC/ M / $49.99Grad student Dylan must kill one person—who deserves it—every month. And the longer this goes on, the more he realizes just how many people deserve to be killed. Catcher in the Rye meets Death Wish in this dark take on the vigilante genre that quickly became a cracked reflection of the world around us. This deluxe hardcover edition contains the entire bestselling KILL OR BE KILLED series, as well as behind-the-scenes extras and artwork, from the award-winning team of ED BRUBAKER and SEAN PHILLIPS.Collects KILL OR BE KILLED #1-20Trim size: 7.25" x 11"
NOVEMBER 20 / 226 pages / FC/ M / $29.99With the limitless scope of Star Wars and EAST OF WEST paired with the sociopolitical explorations of A Handmaid’s Tale and MONSTRESS, LITTLE BIRD tells the story of a young resistance fighter battling against an oppressive American Empire while searching for her own identity in a world on fire. A gorgeously illustrated epic from Award-winning filmmaker DARCY VAN POELGEEST and Angoulême-nominated artist IAN BERTRAM in which one girl risks everything to save her people, their land, and the freedom they so desperately deserve.Collects LITTLE BIRD #1-5Trim size: 7.25" x 10.875"
OCTOBER 02 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Spring has sprung and the Corps of Discovery is closing in on the Pacific! But new beginnings mean new horrors for Lewis and Clark, and out on the American plains a sleeping beast has awoken!
OCTOBER 23 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99There are countless tales of those unfortunate enough to get tangled up in the Raider Farms. Far fewer are the stories of those who escape their grasp.
DECEMBER 04 / 72 pages / FC/ M / $12.99Newsweek’s Best Comic Books of 2018Thrillist’s Best Comics & Graphic Novels of 2018ED BRUBAKER and SEAN PHILLIPS—the bestselling creators of CRIMINAL, KILL OR BE KILLED, THE FADE OUT, and FATALE—present their first original graphic novel in paperback for the very first time!Teenage Ellie has always romanticized drug addicts, those tragic artistic souls drawn to needles and pills, ever since the death of her junkie mother ten years ago. But when Ellie lands in an upscale rehab clinic where nothing is as it appears to be, she’ll find another—more dangerous—romance, and discover how easily drugs and murder go hand-in-hand.MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN JUNKIES is a seductive coming-of-age story, a pop and drug culture-fueled tale of a young girl seeking darkness… and what she finds there.
WRITER: Robert Kirkman
ARTIST: Annalisa Leoni, Lorenzo De Felici
COVER A: Lorenzo De Felici
OCTOBER 09 / 28 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99The danger rises for Edward Cole as he is lost deep in the wilds of Oblivion.
WRITER: John Layman
ARTIST / COVER A: Afu Chan
OCTOBER 09 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Sex priests, haunted hallucinogens, and barbarian mercenary lizards, oh my!
DECEMBER 18 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99Every question, every setback, every leap of faith has led to this. It’s a long way down to the bottom of the Stem—see you there!
OCTOBER 09 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Mark has a reckoning with the sociopath he maimed, the monster he may have just created. Laura creates her own monster in the mind of young Pascal, and both Mark and Laura will have to accept the horror—and the power—of their own natures.
OCTOBER 09 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Vengeance hungers.
OCTOBER 23 / 24 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Gamma Rae has made it to Savior Complex, the headquarters of the most elite superhero team in Bay City, but she’s about to find out it’s much harder to navigate the expectations of heroes than villains.
OCTOBER 23 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99The Once and Future King continues, but the trial of the Rat Queens begins! Captured by Palisade’s vengeful new king, the Queens must face their sins. Court is in session and the chopping block awaits in the most shocking RAT QUEENS issue you’ve ever seen!
OCTOBER 09 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Hell’s Half-Dozen has fought their way to the Anvil without losing a member… until now.
OCTOBER 30 / pages / / M / $10Now you can have awesome fangs from REDNECK! 1.25" wide. Produced by our partners at Yesterdays.
OCTOBER 30 / pages / / M / $10Show your love of REDNECK and the LGBT+ community with this pin. Produced by our partners at Yesterdays.
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Erik Larsen
MAY 20 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99"THE GATHERING STORM"The countdown to SAVAGE DRAGON #250 continues! Malcolm Dragon’s greatest foes assemble in an attempt to eliminate him once and for all! A great jumping-on point for new readers from award-winning writer/artist ERIK LARSEN.
OCTOBER 02 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99"LOST IN THE WILDS OF HEAVEN," Part FourKadyn is finally waking up to the fact that he’s lost in space… and that his only hope is a star-spanning shaman named Dalla. Can she help train him to harness his burgeoning powers—or at least keep him from feeling so homesick?
OCTOBER 30 / 28 pages / FC/ M / $3.99"EXPOSURE"On the run, Avory seeks help from an unexpected source. The entire Dirty Mind team gets horrifying news about a fallen friend that galvanizes them into action against the Party!
OCTOBER 02 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $0.75The bandits pick off Cody’s enemies one by one, working their way through her old crew. But before they can wipe out the whole set, a familiar face from Thena’s past crackles over the telecast, and the girls turn their vengeful attention to her ex, Viggo.
OCTOBER 30 / 240 pages / FC/ T / $19.99Jesse "Street Angel" Sanchez is a homeless ninja girl on a skateboard! In between kicking ass and taking sandwiches, she fights bullies, street gangs, ninjas, the man, cocky superheroes, hunger, and the ninja industrial complex. She also rescues a stray dog, makes weird new friends, and saves Christmas!?! This collection includes all of Street Angel’s Image Comics adventures, plus a couple of extra stories and behind-the-scenes materials. Collects STREET ANGEL: AFTER SCHOOL KUNG FU SPECIAL, THE STREET ANGEL GANG, STREET ANGEL: SUPERHERO FOR A DAY, STREET ANGEL GOES TO JUVIE, STREET ANGEL VS NINJATECH, STREET ANGEL’S DOG, XMAS SPECIAL, GHOST MONSTER
OCTOBER 30 / pages / / M / $33Relive your journey with our fearless protagonist, Clementine from Telltale’s The Walking Dead, with this cool shirt. It features Clem from when she was just a little girl in Chapter 1 to her epic finish in Chapter 4. T-shirt fits true to size.
OCTOBER 30 / pages / / M / $30Relive your journey with our fearless protagonist, Clementine from Telltale’s The Walking Dead, with this cool shirt. It features Clem from when she was just a little girl in Chapter 1 to her epic finish in Chapter 4. T-shirt fits true to size.
OCTOBER 30 / pages / / M / $33This shirt features the epic art shown on the cover of Telltale’s The Walking Dead, Definitive Series Edition. T-shirt fits true to size.
OCTOBER 30 / pages / / M / $30This shirt features the epic art shown on the cover of Telltale’s The Walking Dead, Definitive Series Edition. T-shirt fits true to size.
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Farel Dalrymple
OCTOBER 30 / 360 pages / FC/ T+ / $29.99THE OFTEN WRONG is a meaty collection of new and old comic stories, paintings and illustrations, "behind-the-scenes" concept art for The Wrenchies, PROXIMA CENTAURI, POP GUN WAR, IT WILL ALL HURT, and over 100 sketchbook drawings by comic book creator FAREL DALRYMPLE.
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Dean Haspiel
OCTOBER 09 / 136 pages / FC/ M / $17.99The Red Hook’s dead girlfriend is resurrected into War Cry, a human of mass destruction hosted by a teenage boy named Rajak Allah. When a demigod from their past comes to haunt them to death, they must resolve their lost love. This Ringo-nominated comic continues the New Brooklyn saga.
NOVEMBER 06 / 560 pages / BW/ M / $100This deluxe hardcover includes 25 issues of the hit series THE WALKING DEAD, along with the covers for the issues, all in one massive, oversized slipcased volume.Collects THE WALKING DEAD #169-193
NOVEMBER 06 / 560 pages / BW/ M / $150This deluxe hardcover includes 25 issues of the hit series THE WALKING DEAD, along with the covers for the issues, all in one massive, oversized slipcased volume.Collects THE WALKING DEAD #169-193
OCTOBER 09 / 60 pages / FC/ M / $4.99The grand finale—and grand it is! Thumbs and MOM™, reeling from personal loss and with their backs against the wall, put everything on the line.
OCTOBER 16 / 24 pages / FC/ M / $3.99"Clever, funny, romantic, sad, and absolutely essential." —KirkusSmall towns run on little lies. As the wind howls across Toska and a body is dragged across old snow, Klara unpacks a crime to discover just how many lies there are.
JUNE 10 / 152 pages / FC/ M / $16.99Transported 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.Collects WITCHBLADE #13-18
OCTOBER 16 / 24 pages / FC/ M / $3.99The assassins close in around Oona and Sam, the A.I. in the boombox asks Jack for an impossible request—oh, and Jack fights his nemesis to the death. And those Ledger Women, are they here to help? Or to hurt? This issue will change everything!
OCTOBER 09 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99"WAR ON CHRISTMAS," Part TwoThe last Kinmundian and his faithful Battlepug have returned to his homeland to face his past, but are they prepared for what they will find? Meanwhile, his friends are at the mercy of the most ruthless band of criminals in the forest—The Nobody’s Ponies!
OCTOBER 30 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99THE BOYS ARE BACK. CHRONONAUTS returns with FUTURESHOCK, as time-traveling physicists Corbin Quinn and Danny Reilly attempt to conquer the future with their new machine—The Timehawk. A little older but none the wiser, the best friends return for their biggest mission yet!
OCTOBER 30 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99Someone’s sabotaging Danny and Corbin’s missions, and they’ve finally figured out who. A face from the past presents them with an explosive new mission—the boys must go back into the past to protect the future.
OCTOBER 30 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99If one little girl with big, fascist ideas is allowed to live, the world as we know it will be destroyed. Will Danny and Corbin do what needs to be done, or defy orders and risk destroying all human civilisation?
OCTOBER 30 / 48 pages / FC/ T / $5.99The high-octane double-sized climax of the CHRONONAUTS sequel sees Danny and Corbin battle against their old Professor and classmate Bronwyn. The utopian future will collapse if they mess with the Professor’s plans, but it’s a price the boys are willing to pay.
NOVEMBER 20 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99With Vegas in their rearview and a complicated new kink in their client-bodyguard relationship, Charlie and Vita try to enjoy each other’s company and a moment of quiet as they head east looking for shelter. But the danger is far from over as the assassin Circe’s infatuation with Vita turns angry.
OCTOBER 02 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99You can’t keep a good comic down.In the 1990s, DEAD EYES was a prolific stick-up man and hoodlum in Boston until he took down one last big score and disappeared. Nobody ever discovered the truth. He retired to be with the love of his life, but now he’s back in the mask to save her. No one—not his wife, the mafia, or the cops—is happy that he’s out of retirement. From JOHN McCREA, the artist and co-creator of MYTHIC and Hitman, and GERRY DUGGAN, the writer of ANALOG and DEADPOOL, comes the action, comedy, and drama of Martin Dobbs, a.k.a. DEAD EYES, the man who says he’s descended from one of the original gangs of New York City. Get on board the oversized first issue of an all-new ONGOING SERIES for mature readers.
NOVEMBER 06 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99"BONE MACHINE," Part TwoA nice, relaxing trip to a remote cabin in the woods—what could go wrong?
OCTOBER 02 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99"SPLIT THE PARTY," Part ThreeThe endless social whirl of the popular unpopular kids in Angria threatens to ensnare the party. Mistakes have grown in their absence. Have our heroes?
OCTOBER 16 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99Raymond Dales only wanted the best for his son, Spencer, but what has that cost them both? The relationship between father and son hits its breaking point. Plus, where does the Aegis imprison the world’s most dangerous wizards?
OCTOBER 16 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99"THE PENTOCULUS," Part OneThe smash-hit horror series continues! After the time- and space-shifting journey of the previous arc, Norton and Clara are trapped in "small town" Gideon Falls with a murderous psychopath. Meanwhile, Father Fred and Angie confront the Bishop in "big city" Gideon Falls.
OCTOBER 16 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99HIT-GIRL’S IN MUMBAI. Mindy lands in India looking for a new mission, and uncovers mutilated children forced to beg in the streets. Time for Hit-Girl to track down their gang master and serve justice.
NOVEMBER 20 / 40 pages / FC/ M / $3.99"TINY LIVES"Whatever you do, do NOT read your daughter’s diary.
FEBRUARY 05 / 28 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99Secrets from the past threaten to tear Olwyn and Rook apart.
OCTOBER 02 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99"TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART," Part OneNo matter how fast you run, sooner or later your past will catch up with you. Enter Becky Kumar, a geeky twenty-year-old from New York City who is about to cross the veil between our reality and a 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) comes a tale of tales, witchcraft, and secrets for mature readers that rewires the rules of urban fantasy. #wakeup
OCTOBER 16 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99"RUMBLINGS ANTHOLOGY," Part TwoThe crossover everybody’s been asking for—Head Lopper and Rathraq together for the first time, with art by HEAD LOPPER creator ANDREW MacLEAN and RUMBLE co-creator JAMES HARREN! It’s 16 pages of action, adventure, and head-loppin’ laffs, rounded out with a gorgeous, spooky eight-pager by emerging star GONZALO RUGGIERI!
OCTOBER 09 / 36 pages / FC/ M / $3.99"THE ART OF HEALING"Sonata is dangerously ill, and her survival is in the hands of the deranged Korbys and his dubious expertise in herbal remedies. Meanwhile, an unexpected visitor brings catastrophic news from the Tayan home world.
OCTOBER 02 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99The bandits pick off Cody’s enemies one by one, working their way through her old crew. But before they can wipe out the whole set, a familiar face from Thena’s past crackles over the telecast, and the girls turn their vengeful attention to her ex, Viggo.
NOVEMBER 06 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99"HELL HUNT," Part One In the aftermath of the record-setting SPAWN #300 and #301, new heroes—The Reaper and Jessica Priest: She-Spawn—join Spawn’s war against the forces of Heaven and Hell. The next evolution in the mythology and power of the Hellspawn begins NOW. PLUS: The return of MEDIEVAL SPAWN!THE HUNT IS ON.
OCTOBER 16 / 48 pages / FC/ M / $3.99DOUBLE-SIZED FOR SINGLE PRICE!THEIR MAGIC IS CHANNELED THROUGH THEIR TATTOOS!The 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 against evil forces. With no new occult threats, The Marked use their tattooed powers solely for the pursuit of pleasure 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.
OCTOBER 30 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99We’re in overtime now. Vega’s nightmares become reality, causing the world around her—and her exotic dancing crew—to burn to ash.
NOVEMBER 20 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99The stakes couldn’t be higher as Kestrel closes in for the kill! Sentenced to death in the ruins of New York City, our heroes fight for their lives against an onslaught of viral terrors. Can they recover the key to saving humanity? And will they survive long enough to use it? Don’t miss the thrilling penultimate issue of the summer’s most talked about sci-fi saga—THE WEATHERMAN VOL. 2!
OCTOBER 09 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99Amidst a bloodbath, the truth of the flesh-warping disease—and the hideous cave system in which our heroes are lost—is revealed! Once these shocking secrets come to light, nothing in our world will remain the same. Meanwhile, the soldiers and scientists trapped underground face their most horrifying challenges yet… including the mind of the infection.