Solicitations for September 2020

June 23, 2020

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20XX #6

WRITER: Lauren Keely, Jonathan Luna
ARTIST / COVER A: Jonathan Luna

SEPTEMBER 23 / 32 pages / BW/ M / $3.99

Mer seeks revenge. Nuon chooses between love and loyalty. With casualties on both sides, things don’t look good for reconciliation between the East and West Side gangs.
20XX #6

The After Realm #3

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Michael Avon Oeming

SEPTEMBER 23 / 64 pages / FC/ T / $5.99

Oona encounters the dead god, Odin! With his body and mind taken over by maggot-like beings, Oona must escape from its wrath as she fights her way through his larva children. From the writer of Thor: Ragnarok and co-creator of POWERS, MICHAEL AVON OEMING.
The After Realm #3

Ascender #12

WRITER: Jeff Lemire
ARTIST / COVER A: Dustin Nguyen

SEPTEMBER 02 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"THE DIGITAL MAGE," Part TwoLast issue saw the return of the beloved Driller, and now another fan-favorite DESCENDER character is set to return…but have they been forever changed? Find out!
Ascender #12

Ascender #13

WRITER: Jeff Lemire
ARTIST / COVER A: Dustin Nguyen

SEPTEMBER 30 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"THE DIGITAL MAGE," Part ThreeMila, Driller, Telsa, and the crew finally escape into space and head to the only planet in the galaxy that Mother is too scared to control…Phages!
Ascender #13

Big Girls #2

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Jason Howard

SEPTEMBER 16 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99

With the Preserve threatened by monsters, can even the great Apex make a difference? As Ember faces her worst fear, Gulliver shares a secret, and Martin makes a decision.
Big Girls #2

Bitter Root #10

WRITER: David F. Walker, Chuck Brown
ARTIST / COVER A: Sanford Greene
COVER B: Francis Vallejo

SEPTEMBER 02 / 36 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"RAGE & REDEMPTION," Part FiveAdro is on the cusp of destroying the world as we know it. In order to stop him, a member of the family may have to make the ultimate sacrifice.
Bitter Root #10

Black Magick #14

WRITER: Greg Rucka
ARTIST / COVER A: Nicola Scott

SEPTEMBER 23 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"ASCENSION I," Part ThreeThe growing conflict between demons and witches bursts into open combat on Earth…and claims a major fatality. Each side is marshaling all around Rowan Black. Can the detective pull out of her spiral in time to lead her forces, or is she doomed to become this war's biggest victim?
Black Magick #14

Blackhand & Ironhead, Vol. 1 HC

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: David López

SEPTEMBER 23 / 160 pages / FC/ T+ / $24.99

Alexia's father is the head of a superpowered corporate empire and one of the greatest superheroes of all time, and she desperately wants to take up his mantle. However, upon his sudden death, a woefully unprepared Alexia is confronted with a wealth of well-kept family secrets—including a villainous sister she never knew existed. Can the sisters work together to investigate their father's mysterious death? Or will they destroy each other in the process?Collects BLACKHAND & IRONHEAD #1-5 (originally published as BLACKHAND IRONHEAD on PanelSyndicate.com)TRIM SIZE: 6.30" x 9.84"
Blackhand & Ironhead, Vol. 1 HC

Bliss #3 (of 8)

WRITER: Sean Lewis
ARTIST / COVER A: Caitlin Yarsky

SEPTEMBER 23 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99

Lethe's ravens descend on the courthouse as Perry and Hera make their way to his cell. Time continues to shift as the past reveals a deadly plot, where Benton, high on the Bliss drug, finds himself ready to kill the most important person in his life...a story of escapes and reversals emerges throughout this issue. Breaking Bad meets Neil Gaiman’s Sandman in an urban fantasy unlike any you’ve ever seen.
Bliss #3 (of 8)

Bomb Queen: Trump Card #2 (of 4)

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A / COVER B: Jimmie Robinson

SEPTEMBER 30 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"GRAB ‘EM BY THE RALLY" Bomb Queen escapes one dangerous trap only to drop into another when she makes a surprise appearance at Trump’s campaign rally, but the shocking results make her motives suspect.
Bomb Queen: Trump Card #2 (of 4) Bomb Queen: Trump Card #2 (of 4)

Chu #3

WRITER: John Layman
ARTIST / COVER A: Dan Boultwood

SEPTEMBER 30 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"THE FIRST COURSE," Part ThreeMassacre at the old folks’ home! If you love elder abuse, this comic is for you!
Chu #3

Coffin Bound #6

WRITER: Dan Watters
ARTIST / COVER A: Dani

SEPTEMBER 02 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

LOVE HEARTS! FIST FIGHTS! ROTTEN FRUIT!Having put a price on her own head, Taqa has proven somewhat death-wish-ish. Now the city’s assassins are coming for her—killers of every shape and size with every philosophical delusion under the sun.
Coffin Bound #6

The Complete Witchblade, Vol. 1 HC

WRITER: Christina Z., Brian Haberlin, Warren Ellis, David Wohl, David Finch
ARTIST: David Finch, Billy Tan, Nathan Cabrera, Marc Silvestri, Michael Turner, Tony Daniel
COVER A: Michael Turner

SEPTEMBER 02 / 624 pages / FC/ M / $49.99

The story of the WITCHBLADE begins here, as streetwise cop Sara Pezzini receives a mysterious weapon of untold power and uses it to face the dark supernatural underbelly of New York City—and the uncertainty of her own destiny. This first collection of the bestselling series created by MARC SILVESTRI, DAVID WOHL, BRIAN HABERLIN, and MICHAEL TURNER, beautifully rendered and painstakingly assembled in gorgeous hardcover.Collects WITCHBLADE #1–19, THE DARKNESS #9 & 10 & TALES OF THE WITCHBLADE #1/2–3
The Complete Witchblade, Vol. 1 HC

Dead Body Road: Bad Blood #4 (of 6)

WRITER: Justin Jordan
ARTIST: Benjamin Tiesma, Mat Lopes
COVER A: Moreno Dinisio, Matteo Scalera

SEPTEMBER 23 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

Pinned down by Monk’s men, Bree and Dane have no way out but surrender…and Bree Hale damn sure has never surrendered once in her life.
Dead Body Road: Bad Blood #4 (of 6)

Death or Glory, Vol. 2 TP

WRITER: Rick Remender
ARTIST / COVER A: Bengal

SEPTEMBER 09 / 152 pages / FC/ M / $16.99

Glory is back—and barreling toward the Mexican border in the hopes of delivering the liver transplant to save her father’s life. Time, fuel, and hope are running out, but no one outruns Glory!Don’t miss the concluding chapter of RICK REMENDER & BENGAL’s runaway smash hit!Collects DEATH OR GLORY #6-11
Death or Glory, Vol. 2 TP

The Department of Truth #1

WRITER: James Tynion IV
ARTIST / COVER A: Martin Simmonds
COVER B: Jenny Frison

SEPTEMBER 30 / 36 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

Cole Turner has studied conspiracy theories all his life, but he isn’t prepared for what happens when he discovers that all of them are true, from the JFK assassination to flat Earth theory and reptilian shapeshifters. One organization has been covering them up for generations. What is the deep, dark secret behind the Department of Truth? Bestselling writer JAMES TYNION IV (Batman, Something is Killing the Children) debuts his first Image ONGOING SERIES alongside breakout artist MARTIN SIMMONDS (Dying is Easy)!
The Department of Truth #1 The Department of Truth #1

Die #13

WRITER: Kieron Gillen
ARTIST / COVER A: Stephanie Hans
COVER B: Mike Del Mundo

SEPTEMBER 02 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"THE GREAT GAME," Part Three"War isn’t a game" seems obvious. Let one of DIE’s most aggressive masters explain:i) why that isn’t true ii) that war being a game only makes it worse. Can our heroes save the world? Can they save anything?
Die #13 Die #13

Fire Power By Kirkman & Samnee #3

WRITER: Robert Kirkman
ARTIST / COVER A: Chris Samnee, Matt Wilson

SEPTEMBER 02 / 28 pages / FC/ T / $3.99

Things just keep getting worse for Owen, as it becomes clear that he cannot protect his family from his past. Whether he likes it or not, he's going to have to face who he is, what he's done—and who he's meant to be...before it's too late!
Fire Power By Kirkman & Samnee #3

Gideon Falls #25

WRITER: Jeff Lemire
ARTIST / COVER A: Andrea Sorrentino, Dave Stewart
COVER B: Francesco Francavilla

SEPTEMBER 23 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

2019 EISNER AWARD WINNER, BEST NEW SERIES"WICKED WORLDS," Part FourThe Bishop will finally reveal the secrets of the Multiverse to Angela…IF she can survive long enough to hear them!
Gideon Falls #25

The Goddamned: The Virgin Brides #3 (of 5)

WRITER: Jason Aaron

SEPTEMBER 23 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

Having somehow survived the thorns, the bizarre beasts of the field, and the primeval brutality of their former sisters, Sharri and Jael finally come face to face with the true cruelty of God’s plan for them.
The Goddamned: The Virgin Brides #3 (of 5)

Gunning For Ramirez, Vol. 1 TP

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Nicolas Petrimaux

SEPTEMBER 30 / 144 pages / FC/ M / $16.99

What if the deadliest assassin in all of Mexico, a man with dozens of kills to his name, was actually a vacuum repairman in Arizona?Falcon City, Arizona. Jacques Ramirez works at Robotop, the leading home appliance company in the Southwest United States. Jacques is efficient, thorough, and discreet. That last one is easy: he's also mute. But everything changes when two members of one of Paso del Rio's largest drug cartels stumble upon Jacques and believe him to be the deadly hitman who betrayed them in the past: the ruthless Ramirez. Could it be that the cartel's legendary clean-up man is really a legendary vacuum cleaner expert? NICOLAS PETRIMAUX presents the first in a trilogy—a tribute to the action thrillers of the 1980s and '90s, a brutal narrative with never a dull moment. GUNNING FOR RAMIREZ is as much a descendant of Friedkin's To Live and Die in L.A. as it is Tarantino's Pulp Fiction or Rodriguez's Mexico Trilogy.
Gunning For Ramirez, Vol. 1 TP

Head Lopper #13

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Andrew MacLean
COVER B: Daniel Warren Johnson

SEPTEMBER 16 / 48 pages / FC/ M / $5.99

The hit quarterly fantasy comic is back with another big, action-packed arc of extra-length issues!! Evil forces continue to hunt Norgal and Agatha as they begin their quest for the fabled Mulgrid’s Stair.
Head Lopper #13 Head Lopper #13

Ice Cream Man Presents: Quarantine Comix Special #1

WRITER: W. Maxwell Prince
ARTIST / COVER A: Chris O’Halloran, Martín Morazzo

SEPTEMBER 09 / 56 pages / FC/ M / $5.99

In the early days of the pandemic, the team behind ICE CREAM MAN launched an online-only series of mini-comics set in the ICM universe. The project was called, predictably, QUARANTINE COMIX. These strange little ditties were meant to tide folks over while the industry was on pause—and also raise money for struggling comic shops, with 50 percent of all proceeds donated to Comicbook United Fund/BINC.Now, collected in everyone’s preferred format (a floppy comic book!) are all six issues of QUARANTINE COMIX, featuring brand-new cover art and bonus stories by guest creators.And, as before, 50 percent of creator profits will go to Comicbook United to help stores get back on their feet—because comic shops are sweet.
Ice Cream Man Presents: Quarantine Comix Special #1

Ice Cream Man, Vol. 5: Other Confections TP

WRITER: W. Maxwell Prince
ARTIST / COVER A: Chris O’Halloran, Martín Morazzo

SEPTEMBER 08 / 128 pages / FC/ M / $16.99

See here four more strange and sad stories of the critically lauded horror-adjacent anthology series, ICE CREAM MAN. See here a tetrad of atypical tales: a suppurating superhero satire; a lamentation of lost memory; a field guide for being a ghost; a rotten retelling of your favorite children’s stories. See here some other confections, too. See here, see here!Collects ICE CREAM MAN #17-20
Ice Cream Man, Vol. 5: Other Confections TP

Inkblot #1

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Emma Kubert, Rusty Gladd

SEPTEMBER 02 / 24 pages / FC/ T / $3.99

Third-generation comic artist EMMA KUBERT partners with up-and-coming creator RUSTY GLADD to deliver a high-fantasy epic! This new ONGOING SERIES follows a powerful sorceress attempting to correct her greatest mistake—the creation of a magical cat that can travel through time, space, and reality. The cat threatens to unravel the fabric of the universe, doesn’t care, and just won’t listen!
Inkblot #1

Killadelphia #8

WRITER: Rodney Barnes
ARTIST: Luis Nct, Jason Shawn Alexander
COVER A: Jason Shawn Alexander
COVER B: Bill Sienkiewicz

SEPTEMBER 30 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"BURN BABY BURN," Part TwoFrom 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​, comes a horror tale that will shake you to your core! Jimmy Sangster’s worst nightmare returns when Abigail unleashes the most vicious vampire the world has ever seen. Meanwhile, James Sangster Sr. must traverse the afterlife if he’s to be reunited with his wife’s spirit…but will the ferryman of the underworld help or is he pulling Sangster deeper into Hell?
Killadelphia #8 Killadelphia #8

Little Bird: The Fight For Elder's Hope TP

WRITER: Darcy Van Poelgeest
ARTIST / COVER A: Ian Bertram

SEPTEMBER 16 / 200 pages / FC/ M / $19.99

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. The critically acclaimed, gorgeously illustrated epic, from award-winning filmmaker DARCY VAN POELGEEST and Angoulême-nominated artist IAN BERTRAM, now available in paperback.Collects LITTLE BIRD #1-5"It. Is. Amazing."—Patton Oswalt"Packed with rich ideas and executed with precision and passion."—The Onion’s AV Club"Nothing short of a masterpiece."—Nerdist"Powerful and thought-provoking."—Impulse Gamer"Dark, surreal, and addictive."—Comic Book Resources
Little Bird: The Fight For Elder's Hope TP

Lost Soldiers #2 (of 5)

WRITER: Aleš Kot
ARTIST / COVER A: Heather Moore, Luca Casalanguida

SEPTEMBER 02 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

The crash.
Lost Soldiers #2 (of 5)

Low #25

WRITER: Rick Remender
ARTIST / COVER A: Dave McCaig, Greg Tocchini
COVER B: Moreno Dinisio, Matteo Scalera

SEPTEMBER 23 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"LIGHT BRINGS LIGHT," Part ThreeDoes hope make a difference when the world burns? Can Stel Caine save her fractured family in time to save mankind? The penultimate issue of the hit series!
Low #25 Low #25

Lucy Claire: Redemption, Vol. 1 TP

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: John Upchurch

SEPTEMBER 16 / 144 pages / FC/ M / $16.99

Lucy Claire, once a celebrated hero, is now treated as a despised miscreant. Through a series of sinister events, Lucy’s children were taken from her; she was slandered and defamed and is now broken and lost. But when an old danger re-emerges, Lucy will have to take on her hero’s mantle again in order to right the wrongs of her past and, above all else, find a way back to her children.Collects LUCY CLAIRE: REDEMPTION #1-5
Lucy Claire: Redemption, Vol. 1 TP

The Ludocrats #5 (of 5)

WRITER: Jim Rossignol, Kieron Gillen
ARTIST: Jeff Stokely, Tamra Bonvillain
COVER A: Jeff Stokely

SEPTEMBER 30 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

CONCLUSION!LUDOCRATS ends as it began, with the release of a 32-page comic pamphlet. We leave you with fond memories and longing. Forevermore, LUDOCRATS will be the comic whose name you accidentally moan when having sex with other lesser comics.
The Ludocrats #5 (of 5)

The Marked #7

WRITER: Brian Haberlin, David Hine
ARTIST: Brian Haberlin, Geirrod van Dyke
COVER A / COVER B: Geirrod van Dyke, Brian Haberlin

SEPTEMBER 09 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"LOVECRAFT IN THE UNDERWORLD," Part TwoFor Pope and Klara to save Lovecraft, they must sacrifice their own ambitions. Will The Marked superstars give up fame for the sake of one miserable, half-mad writer?
The Marked #7 The Marked #7

Mirka Andolfo's Mercy #6 (of 6)

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Mirka Andolfo
COVER B: Darko Lafuente
COVER C: Jen Bartel

SEPTEMBER 30 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

THE GRAND FINALE! This is it! Mirka Andolfo’s limited series phenomenon reaches its cataclysmic conclusion. Heads will roll, scores will be settled, and everyone will face their own personal demons. Okay, we’re not telling you anything too specific, but after all, do you really want us to spoil your surprise? Just know one thing: in the end, good always wins. But who or what is "good" in this wicked and dark fairytale?
Mirka Andolfo's Mercy #6 (of 6) Mirka Andolfo's Mercy #6 (of 6) Mirka Andolfo's Mercy #6 (of 6)

Monstress #30

WRITER: Marjorie Liu
ARTIST / COVER A: Sana Takeda

SEPTEMBER 02 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

Who will win this crucial first battle between the Federation and Arcanics? And whose side is Maika on, anyway?
Monstress #30

Monstress, Vol. 5: Warchild TP

WRITER: Marjorie Liu
ARTIST / COVER A: Sana Takeda

SEPTEMBER 30 / 176 pages / FC/ M / $16.99

The next volume in the bestselling Eisner, Hugo, Harvey & British Fantasy Award-winning series by MARJORIE LIU and SANA TAKEDA! The long-dreaded war between the Federation and Arcanics is about to explode. Maika must choose her next steps: will she help her friends, or strike out on her own?Collects MONSTRESS #25-30
Monstress, Vol. 5: Warchild TP

Moonshine #20

WRITER: Brian Azzarello
ARTIST / COVER A: Eduardo Risso

SEPTEMBER 02 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"THE ANGEL’S SHARE," Part ThreeThe Torso Killer continues to terrorize the citizens of Cleveland…and werewolf Lou Pirlo is the prime suspect!
Moonshine #20

Nailbiter Returns #5

WRITER: Joshua Williamson
ARTIST / COVER A: Adam Guzowski, Mike Henderson

SEPTEMBER 30 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

THE NAILBITER IS BACK! But how? How did Edward Charles Warren survive? And what does he have to do with the copycat Buckaroo Butchers? Finch and Alice won’t like the answers, as they realize the new nightmare is just beginning…
Nailbiter Returns #5

Nomen Omen #9 (of 15)

WRITER: Marco B. Bucci
ARTIST / COVER A: Jacopo Camagni
COVER B: Kris Anka

SEPTEMBER 23 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"WICKED GAME," Part FourBecky and the Traitors of the Crown are ready to strike! Lady Macbeth’s plan is put in motion, and there’s no turning back: on Samhain, the King will receive a most disconcerting surprise. Or will he?
Nomen Omen #9 (of 15) Nomen Omen #9 (of 15)

Oblivion Song By Kirkman & De Felici #27

WRITER: Robert Kirkman
ARTIST: Annalisa Leoni, Lorenzo De Felici
COVER A: Lorenzo De Felici

SEPTEMBER 09 / 28 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99

Heather Warren is enjoying a nice night at home, eating dinner, watching television—KILLING KUTHAAL? And seriously...WHERE is Nathan Cole these days?!
Oblivion Song By Kirkman & De Felici #27

The Old Guard, Vol. 2: Force Multiplied TP

WRITER: Greg Rucka
ARTIST / COVER A: Leandro Fernández

SEPTEMBER 16 / 168 pages / FC/ M / $16.99

Sixty-seven hundred year old Andromache "Andy" the Scythian, Nicolo "Nicky" of Genoa, Yufus "Joe" al-Kaysani, and newbie immortal Nile Freeman return to the good fight in the acclaimed miniseries by New York Times bestselling creators GREG RUCKA & LEANDRO FERNÁNDEZ…now a major motion picture!When you’ve waged war as long as Andy and her squad, you’ve gotten your hands more than bloody. Now, the day has come to confront the sins of the past. But as Nile struggles to make peace with the team, the last person Andy ever expected to see again returns to challenge not only what Andy believes in, but what the team is willing to fight for.Collects THE OLD GUARD: FORCE MULTIPLIED #1-5
The Old Guard, Vol. 2: Force Multiplied TP

Olympia TP

WRITER: Curt Pires
ARTIST: Alex Diotto, Dee Cunniffe
COVER A: Christian Ward

SEPTEMBER 30 / 176 pages / FC/ T+ / $16.99

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 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. Collects OLYMPIA #1-5
Olympia TP

On The Stump #5

WRITER: Chuck Brown
ARTIST / COVER A: Prenzy
COVER B: Sanford Greene

SEPTEMBER 02 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

Jack and Thunder Bearer race toward their final showdown. Nick grapples with his uncle’s dying request. A brief glimpse of the upper levels of the mysterious death cult hints at how deep the corruption goes.
On The Stump #5 On The Stump #5

Outcast By Kirkman & Azaceta #46

WRITER: Robert Kirkman
ARTIST / COVER A: Paul Azaceta, Elizabeth Breitweiser

SEPTEMBER 16 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"THE MERGED," Part FourThe Great Merge continues! Megan's life has been turned upside down. Everything she’s ever known has been changed or taken away...but soon, all of that will finally end, for better or for worse.
Outcast By Kirkman & Azaceta #46

Outer Darkness/Chew: Fusion Cuisine TP

WRITER: John Layman
ARTIST: Afu Chan, Rob Guillory
COVER A: Afu Chan

SEPTEMBER 09 / 80 pages / FC/ M / $12.99

The creators of CHEW reunite for the first time in the most unexpected crossover ever!Just how does Tony Chu wind up aboard the starship Charon thousands of years in the future? How does Captain Joshua Rigg deal with this cibopathic stowaway? You’ll have to read this to find out!Collects OUTER DARKNESS/CHEW #1-3
Outer Darkness/Chew: Fusion Cuisine TP

Pretty Violent #9

WRITER: Derek Hunter, Jason Young
ARTIST / COVER A: Derek Hunter

SEPTEMBER 02 / 24 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

With rumors that a mole has infiltrated the heroes’ compound flying, Gamma Rae can’t trust anyone. The only thing she can trust is her eyes—unfortunately for her, her enemy is The Unseen!
Pretty Violent #9

Reaver #11

WRITER: Justin Jordan
ARTIST: Niko Henrichon
COVER A: Becky Cloonan

SEPTEMBER 09 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"THE GRIM AFTER," Part FiveThe truth has been revealed. But there may be one enemy Essen Breaker can't kill...his own past.
Reaver #11

Royal City: The Complete Collection HC

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Jeff Lemire

SEPTEMBER 16 / 400 pages / FC/ M / $44.99

In a return to the literary and thematic territory of LEMIRE’s breakthrough graphic novel Essex County, ROYAL CITY follows Patrick Pike, a fading literary star who reluctantly returns to the once-thriving factory town where he grew up. There, Patrick is quickly drawn back into the dramas of his two adult siblings, his overbearing mother, and his browbeaten father, all of whom are still haunted by different versions of his youngest brother, Tommy, who drowned decades ago. ROYAL CITY is a sprawling, ambitious graphic novel that charts the lives, loves, and losses of a troubled family and a vanishing town across three decades. This deluxe hardcover edition collects the entire ROYAL CITY in one complete volume with behind-the-scenes material that takes readers deeper into both LEMIRE’s original story and his creative process."Buzzing with a meticulously controlled intensity that’s propelled by its deeply flawed and richly imagined cast of characters, JEFF LEMIRE is at his best." —IGN Collects ROYAL CITY #1–14TRIM SIZE: 7.25" x 10.875"
Royal City: The Complete Collection HC

Savage Dragon #252

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Erik Larsen

SEPTEMBER 23 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"SUNDAY FUNNIES"Another wildly experimental issue wherein each double-page spread is told in the style of a classic newspaper comic strip—from a Peanuts parody to a Dick Tracy send-up, from a Doonesbury lampoon to a Blondie satire, this issue is sure to amaze and inspire.
Savage Dragon #252

Sea of Stars #6

WRITER: Dennis Hallum, Jason Aaron
ARTIST / COVER A: Rico Renzi, Stephen Green

SEPTEMBER 02 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99

The hit science fiction series returns! Even as space trucker Gil and his lost son Kaydn are about to be reunited, the evil forces of the Zzaztek seek to intervene. And when Kadyn finally unleashes his new god-like powers, then god help anyone in the blast radius!
Sea of Stars #6

Sea of Stars #7

WRITER: Dennis Hallum, Jason Aaron
ARTIST / COVER A: Rico Renzi, Stephen Green

SEPTEMBER 30 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $3.99

"THE PEOPLE OF THE BROKEN MOON," Part Two Kadyn thought being lost in the wild heavens was the most fun a kid could have. But now he's beginning to see the true face of the deep space danger all around him. Meanwhile his father Gil, who's been fighting every step of the way to find his son, may have finally hit his breaking point...and completely lost his mind.
Sea of Stars #7

Sex Criminals: Sexual Gary Special

WRITER: Matt Fraction
ARTIST: Eren Angiolini, Rachael Stott
COVER A: Chip Zdarsky

SEPTEMBER 02 / 48 pages / FC/ M / $4.99

Remember "Sexual Gary"? What was up with that guy? The brilliant RACHAEL STOTT (Supergirl, Doctor Who) drew a story so crazy it had to be told, but not by Chip, who was still a big part of the whole thing.
Sex Criminals: Sexual Gary Special

Sex Criminals: Sexual Gary Special XXX Variant

WRITER: Matt Fraction
ARTIST: Eren Angiolini, Rachael Stott
COVER A: Katie Skelly

SEPTEMBER 02 / 48 pages / FC/ M / $5.69

What's got two thumbs and a SEX CRIMINALS special with a sizzlin' XXX cover by KATIE SKELLY (Maids, My Pretty Vampire)? You, if you buy this, and also have two thumbs. No judgment! Come as you are, it's all good.
Sex Criminals: Sexual Gary Special XXX Variant

Sonata, Vol. 2: The Citadel TP

WRITER: Brian Haberlin, David Hine
ARTIST: Brian Haberlin, Geirrod van Dyke
COVER A: Geirrod van Dyke, Brian Haberlin

SEPTEMBER 16 / 184 pages / FC/ M / $16.99

The dream of a peaceful Utopia turns into a nightmare as war breaks out on Perdita. To save her people, Sonata journeys to The Citadel to find the last of the Old Gods. An epic, must-read tale of love, betrayal, and madness featuring fantastic new settings and characters! Collects SONATA #7-12
Sonata, Vol. 2: The Citadel TP

Spawn #310

WRITER / COVER B: Todd McFarlane
ARTIST: Jim Muniz
COVER A: Francesco Mattina
COVER C: Björn Barends

SEPTEMBER 30 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $2.99

"The STORM… begins."SPAWN is on the hunt for someone, or something, insidious! Demons hiding among humans! Secret dealings with Big-Pharma! Dark plans are about to be exposed! There is a STORM coming, and SPAWN is at its center. TODD McFARLANE and JIM MUNIZ weave a dark and disturbing tale!
Spawn #310 Spawn #310 Spawn #310

Stealth #5 (of 6)

WRITER: Mike Costa
ARTIST: Tamra Bonvillain, Nate Bellegarde
COVER A: Jason Howard

SEPTEMBER 09 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $3.99

Can Detroit survive an all-out war between the lunatic Dead Hand and an out-of-control Stealth? Meanwhile, the Men in the Light are tired of Stealth’s son, Tony, asking the wrong questions…
Stealth #5 (of 6)

Stillwater by Zdarsky & Pérez #1

WRITER: Chip Zdarsky
ARTIST: Ramón K. Pérez, Mike Spicer
COVER A: Ramón K. Pérez

SEPTEMBER 16 / 40 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

Nobody dies. In the town of Stillwater, that’s not just a promise. It’s a threat. Join superstar writer CHIP ZDARSKY (THE WHITE TREES, Daredevil) and Eisner Award-winning artist RAMÓN K PÉREZ (Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand, Jane) as they dive into a world of horror and intrigue in this new ongoing Skybound series.
Stillwater by Zdarsky & Pérez #1

Tartarus, Vol. 1 TP

WRITER: Johnnie Christmas
ARTIST / COVER A: Jack T. Cole

SEPTEMBER 30 / 176 pages / FC/ T / $16.99

When Surka, a ruthless criminal warlord, escapes her prison pit, she unleashes a wave of destruction that ripples across Tartarus, a vital colony in an everlasting galactic war. Years later, when young cadet Tilde learns that she’s Surka’s daughter, will she continue to fight on the side of galactic order, or will she reclaim her mother’s dark crown?From New York Times #1 bestseller JOHNNIE CHRISTMAS (FIREBUG, William Gibson’s Alien 3) and visionary artist JACK T. COLE (The Unsound) comes a sci-fi adventure for the ages.Collects TARTARUS #1-5
Tartarus, Vol. 1 TP

That Texas Blood #4

WRITER: Chris Condon
ARTIST / COVER A: Jacob Phillips

SEPTEMBER 30 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"A BROTHER’S CONSCIENCE," Part Three Randy suppresses dark urges while Joe Bob investigates the death of Travis Terrill.
That Texas Blood #4

Undiscovered Country #8

WRITER: Charles Soule, Scott Snyder
ARTIST: Leonardo Marcello Grassi, Giuseppe Camuncoli
COVER A: Giuseppe Camuncoli
COVER B: Ryan Stegman

SEPTEMBER 23 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

"UNITY," Part TwoJOURNEY DEEPER INTO THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY...guided by a familiar but unexpected face, our group treks into what was once the Pacific Northwest—a strange land where every living thing is networked together into a bizarre matrix built amid massive monuments to American technology. Hardwired secrets lurk deep in this dark place...
Undiscovered Country #8