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New Comic Titles for April from Marvel Comics
EMPYRE #1 (OF 6)
(W) Al Ewing, Dan Slott (A) Valerio Schiti (CA) Jim Cheung
• The Kree and the Skrulls have united under a new emperor – and their war fleet is on a collision course for our world.
• On the moon, the Avengers are ready to strike with the full power of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. Approaching from outer space, the Fantastic Four are seeking a diplomatic solution.
• If the two teams can’t work together to save the day, things can only get worse…
Also available in April – Empyre #0 Avengers, Empyre #0 Fantastic Four, Empyre: Spider-Man #1 (of 3), Empyre Avengers #1 (of 3), Lords of Empyre #1, Empyre Handbook #1
MARVEL ZOMBIES RESURRECTION #1
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson (A) Leonard Kirk (CA) In-Hyuk Lee
THE HORROR SMASH-HIT LIVES AGAIN!
When Galactus’ corpse appears at the edge of Earth’s solar system, the Avengers, X-Men and Fantastic Four investigate. Too late, they discover that Galactus’ body is now the vessel of an interstellar terror, which one-by-one transforms Earth’s Mightiest Heroes into the universe’s most terrifying predators! As our heroes try to escape the superpowered, cannibalistic aberrations that were once their friends and family, will any survive? And even if they do, can they hope to protect Earth from the infestation that has already claimed half of the known universe?
Don’t miss the FIRST ISSUE of this terrifying new vision of the classic Marvel tale!
CHAMPIONS #1 OUT
(W) Eve Ewing (A) Simone Di Meo (CA) Toni Infante
THE CHAMPIONS RETURN IN TROUBLED TIMES!
• A law is passed that goes against everything Ms. Marvel, Nova and Spider-Man founded the Champions for…But the world still needs heroes, even if the world doesn’t want them right now.
• After Ms. Marvel makes an unexpected and emotional announcement that her team won’t go down without a fight, a group of teen vigilantes gathers to plan their next move. But the C.R.A.D.L.E. task force is hot on their trail, and there’s a spy in their midst…
Also Available in April – Power Pack #1 (of 5), New Warriors #1 (of 5)
BLACK WIDOW #1
(W) Kelly Thompson (A) Elena Casagrande (CA) Adam Hughes
Best-selling, Eisner-nominated writer Kelly Thompson (CAPTAIN MARVEL, STAR) and rising star artist Elena Casagrande (Catwoman) launch a new BLACK WIDOW series that changes everything! Natasha Romanoff has been a spy almost as long as she’s been alive. And she’s never stopped running, whether she was working for the good guys…or the bad. But Natasha’s world is about to be upended. Beyond San Francisco’s Golden Gate lies a mystery that only the Marvel Universe’s greatest spy can solve. Don’t miss the heartbreaking thrill ride of 2020!
Also Available in April – Black Widow: Widow’s Sting #1, Widowmakers: Red Guardian & Yelena Bulova #1
TASKMASTER #1 (OF 5)
(W) Jed MacKay (A) Alessandro Vitti (CA) Valerio Giangiordano
TASKMASTER HAS MURDERED MARIA HILL!
Or at least that’s what the whole world thinks. Now the greatest spies in the business are hunting him down and won’t stop until Taskmaster is dead or clears his own name! Follow JED MACKAY (BLACK CAT) and ALESSANDRO VITTI (SECRET WARRIORS) on a globe-spanning adventure that will send ripples through every corner of the Marvel Universe’s espionage community!
PUNISHER VS BARRACUDA #1 (OF 5)
(W) Ed Brisson (A) Declan Shalvey (CA) Ryan Stegman
THE BADDEST OF THE BAD ENTERS THE MARVEL U!
Barracuda, terror of the legendary PUNISHER MAX run, makes his Marvel Universe debut in this prestige miniseries from creators Ed Brisson and Declan Shalvey! While Frank Castle closes the case on a mob hitman hiding out in the Deep South, a brutal jailbreak in Miami catches his eye. But one of the escaped prisoners is the man known only as Barracuda, the most sadistic and dangerous of killers in a gangland filled with extremely dangerous and sadistic killers. Lock the doors and prep the morgues; war is coming to Miami!
WEREWOLF BY NIGHT #1 (OF 4)
(W) Taboo, Benjamin Jackendoff (A) Scott Eaton (CA) Mike McKone
THE HOUR OF THE WOLF!
A new Werewolf by Night is prowling the Southwest, but all is not as it seems! A young man, a family curse, and an unholy experiment prove a dangerous combination for a small town in Arizona. All young Jake wants is to protect his people, but who will protect him from the monster within? Taboo of the BLACK EYED PEAS and Benjamin Jackendoff team up with Scot Eaton to tell an epic tale of righteous fury and incredible transformation in the Mighty Marvel Manner that is not to be missed!
(W) Leah Williams (A) David Baldeon (CA) Ivan Shavrin
MUTANTS HAVE CONQUERED DEATH!
By the grace of The Five, the resurrection protocols can bring back any fallen mutant. But such a huge enterprise isn’t without its problems and complications… When a mutant dies, X-Factor is there to investigate how and why to keep the rules of reincarnation. Writer Leah Williams (AMAZING MARY JANE, X-TREMISTS) and artist David Baldeón (DOMINO, WEB WARRIORS) take Northstar, Polaris, Prodigy, Eye-boy, Daken and Prestige into the world of murder and missing persons…
Also Available in April – Children of the Atom #1
STAR WARS DOCTOR APHRA #1
(W) Alyssa Wong (A) Cresta, Marika (CA) Valentina Remenar
NEW CREW, NEW MISSION!
With the Rebel Alliance back on the run after their defeat at the Battle of Hoth, it’s never been a more dangerous time for outlaws, scoundrels and the errant rogue archaeologist to make their way in the galaxy. But after a string of bad luck and near escapes, DOCTOR APHRA is back on the job! She’s been keeping a low profile – jobs are scarce and credits scarcer. But the promise of the score of a lifetime is a chance too good for her to pass up. And to find the cursed RINGS OF VAALE, Aphra will need a crew of treasure hunters the likes of which the galaxy has never seen before! But RONEN TAGGE, heir to the powerful Tagge family, also has his eyes on the prize. Do Aphra and her team stand a chance at fortune and glory?
New Comic Titles for April from DC Comics
JOKER 80TH ANNIV 100 PAGE SUPER SPECT #1
Prince of Crime celebrates 80 years of chaos! The Joker has been the greatest villain in comics since his debut and to celebrate we have a who’s who of comics’ finest talent giving the Harlequin of Hate the birthday roast he deserves. The stories feature a range of terror and anarchy, showing how the Joker has impacted Gotham City from the police to Arkham Asylum, from the local underworld to the Dark Knight and his allies! Make sure to RSVP to this birthday bash-you wouldn’t want to wake up with a Joker Fish on your doorstep, would you?
CATWOMAN 80TH ANNIV 100 PAGE SUPER SPECT #1
Our gal Catwoman is turning 80 next year (and looking very good, if we meow say), and DC is celebrating with nothing less than with a huge soiree, invite only, packed with creators who mean the most to her and to whom she means the most! Stories featured in this 100-page spectacular include a tail-sorry, tale-that takes place at the end of the Brubaker/Stewart Catwoman run, in honor of artist Darwyn Cooke. Plus, Catwoman is caught by an exotic cat collector, runs into a wannabe thief trying to prove himself as her apprentice, encounters a mystery involving memorabilia from alternate continuities, and of course some Bat/Cat fun.
EVENT LEVIATHAN CHECKMATE #1 (OF 6)
From the award-winning creative team behind last year’s Event Leviathan comes the next surprising chapter in DC Comics’ deadliest saga. Leviathan has agents and acolytes all over the world-but what is the secret behind its power? The planet’s last, best hope to infiltrate Leviathan may be this motley collection of spymasters, now teamed up to try to take back the world that was stolen from under us all! Green Arrow, the Question, Talia al Ghul and other unlikely allies converge to tackle Leviathan as members of the new Checkmate-but who is the surprise hero behind this team? Big clues to the future of the DC Universe start here!
LAST GOD SOURCEBOOK #1
To look upon the Book of Ages is to know the world of Cain Anuun’s past, present, and perhaps even its future. Long believed to be the first text ever recorded, the Book of Ages contains the most complete history of Cain Anuun’s peoples and their gods.
Welcome to the official sourcebook to the world of The Last God, detailing the rich history of its peoples, locations, schools of magic, a bestiary of the creatures found throughout Cain Anuun, and much more.
In this amazing one-shot, writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson joins forces with Dan Telfer (dungeon master of the Nerd Poker podcast) to bring you 5E compatible content for playable races, subclasses, magic items, monsters, and more that you can use in your favorite tabletop role-playing game, accompanied by epic illustrations by Riccardo Federici and Kai Carpenter, as well as new maps and illustrations from master cartographer Jared Blando.
In this “Book of Ages, you’ll find everything to provide readers with a deeper understanding of the world of Cain Anuun, while also giving tabletop gamers everything they need to build campaigns and adventures within The Last God.
New Comic Titles for April from Image Comics
(W) Matt Fraction (A/CA) Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
SERIES PREMIERE! A CATACLYSMIC ADVENTURE DECADES IN THE MAKING!
In this WILDLY AFFORDABLE TRIPLE-LENGTH FIRST ISSUE, revisit how the legend of the greatest pulp hero of them all, ADVENTUREMAN, ended in a heartbreaking CLIFFHANGER with our hero facing execution at the vile hand of his ultra-nemesis BARON BIZARRE on the eve of the MACABRAPOCALYPSE…or did it?!? Eighty years after his apparent demise, single mother Claire and her Adventurefan son Tommy seem to be the only two people alive that remember the thrilling ADVENTUREMAN sagas…but from that memory burns THE SPARK OF RESURRECTION! WHERE HIS STORY ENDED…HER STORY BEGINS! This sense-obliterating, earth-shaking, imagination-quaking adventure that spans generations comes to you from MATT FRACTION (SEX CRIMINALS, Hawkeye) and TERRY & RACHEL DODSON (X-Men/Fantastic Four, RED ONE)!!!
FIRE POWER TP VOL 01 PRELUDE
(W) Robert Kirkman (A/CA) Chris Samnee, Matthew Wilson
SERIES PREMIERE! ALL-NEW series created by ROBERT KIRKMAN (THE WALKING DEAD, INVINCIBLE, OBLIVION SONG) and Chris Samnee (Daredevil)! Owen Johnson’s journey to China to learn about his birth parents eventually leads him to a mysterious Shaolin Temple. The students there study to rediscover the Fire Power, the lost art of throwing fireballs. A power they claim will be needed soon to save the world. Will Owen Johnson be the first person in a thousand years to wield the FIRE POWER?
LUDOCRATS #1 (OF 5)
(W) Kieron Gillen, Jim Rossignol (A) Jeff Stokely, Tamra Bonvillain (CA) Jeff Stokely
SERIES PREMIERE! The Ludocrat! The ludicrous aristocrat! A collision of the ornate fantasy of Dune and an M-rated Asterix & Obelix! Baron Otto Von Hades and Professor Hades Zero-K are here, and they’re going to save us all have a nice time.
KIERON GILLEN (DIE, THE WICKED + THE DIVINE) and JIM ROSSIGNOL (Sir, You Are Being Hunted) write! JEFF STOKELY (The Spire) draws! TAMRA BONVILLAIN (Once & Future) colors! Clayton Cowles (BITTER ROOT, DIE) letters! The universe screams in pleasure, writhing, finally satisfied, complete, joyous!
NAILBITER RETURNS #1
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Mike Henderson
SERIES PREMIERE! JOSHUA WILLIAMSON & MIKE HENDERSON’S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED HIT HORROR SERIES RETURNS! Sixteen of the world’s worst serial killers were all born in the same small town…but Agent Finch and Sheriff Crane solved and buried that mystery.
Violent copycat murders imitating the infamous Buckaroo Butchers have begun in Portland, Oregon, and if Finch wants the killings to stop, he’ll have to team up with the daughter of the Nailbiter himself. A brand-new mystery begins in this EXTRA-LENGTH FIRST ISSUE!
BOG BODIES OGN
(W) Declan Shalvey (A) Gavin Fullerton, Nalty Rebecca (CA) Declan Shalvey
An Irish gangster on the run after a job gone wrong stumbles upon a young woman lost in the Dublin mountains. Injured and unarmed, the unlikely pair must try to evade their pursuers and survive the desolate bog that has served as a burial ground for unspeakable murder throughout history.
PAUL IS DEAD OGN
(W) Paolo Baron (A/CA) Ernesto Carbonetti
November 1966. London.
John Lennon can’t speak. He can’t take his eyes off the photo of a car in flames with Paul McCartney’s body inside. His friend is no longer here, and that means the Beatles are no longer here either. But John wants to know the truth, and with George and Ringo, he will begin to re-examine the final hours of Paul’s life.Set in the magical atmosphere of Abbey Road Studios during the writing sessions for Sgt. Pepper, PAUL IS DEAD is the definitive version of the legend of Paul McCartney’s death.
(W/A/CA) Kieron Dwyer
Taking aim at hypocrisy, greed, stupidity, and cultural chaos in the age of Trump, UNPRESIDENTED features a wide range of sharp-witted illustrations lampooning the bizarre course of American politics and culture since the fateful escalator ride of 2015. Fans of political humor and social commentary should not pass this by.
Dark Horse Comics
SPY ISLAND #1 (OF 4)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Chelsea Cain (A) Elise McCall (CA) Lia Miternique
Super spy Nora Freud (no relation) has a plum assignment. She’s stationed on a tropical island. Her mission? Keep an eye on things. Her problem? The island is on the lip of the Bermuda Triangle, where anything can happen. Her other problem? This particular island is a den of intrigue, populated by spies, tourists, and evil villains set on global domination.
COLONEL WEIRD COSMAGOG #1 (OF 4)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Tyler Crook
From the world of the Eisner Award-winning Black Hammer series comes a bizarre sci-fi adventure origin story!
Wacky space adventurer Colonel Randall Weird leaves Black Hammer farm and embarks on a strange journey through space and time for something that he’s long forgotten with his sanity and life at stake!
“Jeff Lemire’s Black Hammer feels like it’s walking two roads-one honoring the past of superhero comics, and one forging a path into the future of the genre.”-Cullen Bunn
LAST KNIGHT OF ST HAGAN #1 (OF 4)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Mike Mignola & Various (A) Lee Loughridge (CA) Sebastian Fiumara
A wily Polish spy, pursued by a group of Nazi enforcers, flees through the small town of Torun. The year is 1939, the beginning of the German occupation, and he carries important information for the resistance. But a bullet, a tomb, and a ghost-perhaps even God-have their own plans for the spy, and they will involve the mystical crusader knight St. Hagan.
Some hauntings are more potent than others.
EVERYTHING II #1 (OF 5)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Christopher Cantwell (A/CA) I. N. J. Culbard
The unsettling small-town saga continues in volume 2 of Everything! Lori is the megastore’s newest disciple, but how much power does she really have? After all, Marshall Gooder’s personally overseeing her every move. And as a resistance begins to rise, Everything’s true dark nature will emerge . .
SLEEPING BEAUTIES #1 (OF 10)
(W) Rio Youers (A) Alison Sampson (CA) Annie Wu
Based on the horror novel by Stephen and Owen King and adapted by Rio Youers (The Forgotten Girl) and Alison Sampson (Hit Girl, Winnebago Graveyard)! With A covers by Annie Wu (Black Canary, Hawkeye)!
A strange sleeping sickness, known as Aurora, has fallen over the world, and strangest of all, it only affects women. In the small town of Dooling, a mysterious woman has walked out of the woods; she calls herself Eve and leaves a trail of carnage behind her. More mysterious: she’s the only woman not falling asleep.
STAR WARS ADVENTURES CLONE WARS #1 (OF 5)
(W) Michael Moreci (A) Arianna Florean, Derek Charm (CA) Derek Charm
This exciting weekly series explores a time of great upheaval in the galaxy-the Clone Wars! While Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, and other Jedi Knights confront Count Dooku, two Republic squadrons must hold their position against an encroaching droid army of the Separatists. Pinned down for the duration, Commander Cody, Captain Rex, and other clones swap war stories that feature your favorite characters from The Clone Wars animated series, such as Padmé Amidala, General Grievous, and many more!
STAR TREK DS9 TOO LONG A SACRIFICE #1
(W) Scott Tipton, Denton J. Tipton (A) Greg Scott (CA) Ricardo Drumond
Death casts its shadow as Constable Odo searches for truth amid a web of treachery and lies. Everyone on the Promanade has a motive for this murder, be it vengeance, justice… or old-fashioned greed. Legendary Star Trek scribes Scott Tipton & David Tipton team with noir artist Greg Scott for the first Deep Space Nine comic book series in a decade!
TRANSFORMERS 84 SECRETS & LIES #1 (OF 4)
(W) Simon Furman (A/CA) Guido Guidi
Simon Furman returns! The beloved writer, accompanied by the equally accomplished Guido Guidi and John-Paul Bove, returns to tell a new tale in the original Transformers comic universe, hot off the heels of the successful Transformers ’84 #0 one-shot! As the Cybertronian Civil War rages, Decepticon scientist Shockwave has encountered a new obstacle to the Decepticon’s victory and subjugation of the planet: an obstacle called… Megatron!
TIANANMEN 1989 OUR SHATTERED HOPES HC
IDW – TOP SHELF
(W) Adrien Gombeaud, Lun Zhang (A/CA) Ameziane
Follow the story of China’s infamous June Fourth Incident-otherwise known as the Tiananmen Square Massacre-from the first-hand account of a young sociology teacher who witnessed it all.
Over 30 years ago, on April 15th, 1989, the occupation of Tiananmen Square began. As tens of thousands of students and concerned Chinese citizens took to the streets demanding political reforms, the fate of China’s communist system was unknown. When reports of soldiers marching into Beijing to suppress the protests reverberated across Western airwaves, the world didn’t know what to expect.
Lun Zhang was just a young sociology teacher then, in charge of management and safety service
for the protests. Now, in this powerful graphic novel, Zhang pairs with French journalist and Asia specialist Adrien Gombeaud and artist Ameziane, to share his unvarnished memory of this crucial moment in world history for the first time.
Providing comprehensive coverage of the 1989 protests that ended in bloodshed and drew global scrutiny, Zhang includes context for these explosive events, sympathetically depicting a world of discontented, idealistic, activist Chinese youth rarely portrayed in Western media. Many voices and viewpoints are on display, from Western journalists to Chinese administrators.
Describing how the hope of a generation was shattered when authorities opened fire on protestors and bystanders, Tiananmen 1989 shows the way in which contemporary China shaped itself.
BOYS DEAR BECKY #1
(W) Garth Ennis (A) Russell Braun (CA) Darick Robertson
Twelve years after the events of The Boys, Hughie finds himself back home in Scotland where he intends to finally marry Annie in the company of friends and family. But the sudden appearance of a peculiar document sends our hero into a tailspin and threatens to bring the events of his nightmarish past crashing down on him in the worst possible way. There was one story about The Boys that Hughie never knew. Now, whether he likes it or not, he’s going to.
NANCY DREW & HARDY BOYS DEATH OF NANCY DREW #1
(W) Anthony Del Col (A/CA) Joe Eisma
Teen detectives Frank and Joe Hardy have investigated many crimes in their lives, but nothing that hits this close to home. Their best friend died mysteriously after taking down a major crime organization. They must put together the clues to uncover the truth about this shocking crime, but the clues lead them to a stunningly unexpected direction!
Written by Ringo-nominated writer Anthony Del Col (Kill Shakespeare, Luke Cage) and with art by Eisner-award winner Joe Eisma (Morning Glories, Riverdale), this gritty and stylish story is a noir that will attract fans of Nancy Drew of all ages.
FAITHLESS II #1
(W) Brian Azzarello (A/CA) Maria Llovet
The best-selling erotic thriller returns from the acclaimed team of Brian Azzarello (Batman: Damned) and artist Maria Llovet (?Heartbeat) as Faith, and her lovers, Louis (a.k.a. The Devil) and Poppy (his daughter), bring magic and chaos to the streets of Italy. Turin, known as the epicenter of black magic, is also a place of high fashion, art, and literature. Now, Faith is in the center of it all and with that, her own power grows. But any power comes with a price. Faith has only just begun to pay for hers. Curious about this blockbuster occult sex thriller? This is your new jumping-on point! Featuring the first of six connecting erotic variant covers by superstar Tula Lotay that are too explicit to show you in PREVIEWS!
LOST CITY OF HERACLEON ORIGINAL GN HC
(W) Bruce Livingstone (A/CA) Mike Willcox
? Called to adventure, young boys Lou and Shiro find themselves on an inter-dimensional submarine captained by an off-the-hinges old man. ? They soon discover Lou’s missing father might still be alive as they are transferred into fully grown warriors headed straight for the battlegrounds of Ancient Egypt, the Lost City, and to 1914 Sarajevo. As the gods tinkering with fate become reckless and apathetic, the boys become part of a legion hell-bent on restoring balance to humanity. ? Debuting writer Bruce Livingstone and artist Mike Wilcox present an epic adventure across time and space in the spirit of Copra and Space Riders about the power of family and what it means to fight for what you love most!
SPACE BEAR ORIGINAL GN HC
(W/A/CA) Ethan Young
Pilgrim Finch is an adventurous astronaut bear who explores the cosmos with a mission to bring samples of life back to his home planet. But when he crash lands on a new planet full of surprises and danger around every corner, Pilgrim will be forced to question his orders and learn that there’s only one mission that matters-compassion to all living creatures no matter the stakes! Award-winning cartoonist Ethan Young presents a timely, silent story perfect for readers of all ages about discovering the unknown and empathy for everyone we encounter, because every friendship begins with an act of kindness.
BUFFY EVERY GENERATION #1
? The SECRET ORIGINS of some of the most important Slayers in history… ? …and the First Appearance of a new character with a familiar face who will change the way you look at Buffy and everything about her world. ? This is the Buffy comic that everyone will be talking about and the most important new character in over twenty years!
Smaller Press Comics
CIMMERIAN RED NAILS #1
(W) Regis Hautiere (A) Olivier Vatine, Didier Cassegrain (CA) Didier Cassegrain
Robert E. Howard’s Conan is brought to life uncensored! Discover the true Conan, unrestrained, violent, and sexual. Read the story as he intended! In Red Nails, Conan finds himself in the Darfar region, whose territory is almost entirely covered by a huge forest. Here he pledges himself a mercenary, promising his sword to the highest bidder, fighting alongside fellow mercenary and fierce female warrior Valeria. After a clash against a terrible dragon, the two go to a strange fortified city, apparently deserted… but the duo will quickly discover that a civilization lives hidden inside, and that the citadel hides a heavy secret.
KENT STATE FOUR DEAD IN OHIO GN
(W/A) Derf Backderf (CA) Derf
On May 4, 1970, the Ohio National Guard gunned down unarmed college students protesting the Vietnam War at Kent State University. In a deadly barrage of 67 shots, 4 students were killed and 9 shot and wounded. It was the day America turned guns on its own children-a shocking event burned into our national memory. A few days prior, 10-year-old Derf Backderf saw those same Guardsmen patrolling his nearby hometown, sent in by the governor to crush a trucker strike. Backderf has conducted extensive interviews and research to explore the lives of these four young people and the events of those four days in May, when the country seemed on the brink of tearing apart.
DISASTER INC #1
(W) Joe Harris (A) Sebastian Piriz (CA) Andy Clarke
In 2011, the worst earthquake in Japan’s history (and the catastrophic tsunami that followed) breached the costal Fukushima Daiichi power plant, causing three of its four nuclear reactors to melt down. Forced evacuations followed as the event released enough radioactive material into the air, ground and water to force officials to set up an “Exclusion Zone” for only the second time in history after the Chernobyl disaster, effectively sealing off the land for what may well be the rest of human history.
But that’s only if you don’t have the right connections, the right people to pull the strings, and the desire to experience catastrophe, failure and misery as it really is! Enter DISASTER INC., an underground tourism outfit intent on helping people of means, secrets and agendas explore the dark corners and off-map attractions typical tour groups won’t go to (and various laws don’t al-low). Only Fukushima, known for its famed warrior class and their protection of the land and people dating back to ancient times, is full of deadly surprises and old ghosts.
DEAD DAY #1
(W) Ryan Parrott (A) Evgeny Bornyakov (CA) Andy Clarke
If the dead could come back for just one night, would we want them to?
Meet the Haskins, a seemingly normal suburban family, as they prepare for the annual macabre holiday known as “Dead Day” – when the deceased rise from the grave from sunset to sunrise. Some come back to reunite with family and friends, others for one last night of debauchery, still others with only one thing on their decomposing mind: revenge.
SABRINA SOMETHING WICKED #1 (OF 4)
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
(W) Kelly Thompson (A/CA) Veronica Fish
Because you demanded it: Volume Two of the critically acclaimed Sabrina the Teenage Witch series by Kelly Thompson and Veronica & Andy Fish! Sabrina saved the day-saved her friends, her family-the whole town of Greendale really, and she should be riding high. But things are never quite that simple. She’s trapped in a love triangle, she’s having trouble balancing the mortal and witch parts of herself, oh yeah, and she’s being blackmailed. As if all that wasn’t enough, while trying to help Radka and Ren with their…supernatural problem, her aunts suddenly starting to look like people she can’t trust. What’s a teen witch to do?!
YEAR ZERO #1
ARTISTS WRITERS & ARTISANS INC
(W) Ben Percy (A) Ramon Rosanas (CA) Kaare Andrews
Ben Percy (Wolverine) and Ramon Rosanas (Star Wars: Age of Resistance) team up to present an epic tale that offers a global look at the Zombie Apocalypse. A Japanese hitman, a Mexican street urchin, an Afghan military aide, a Polar research scientist, a midwestern American survivalist – five survivors of a horrific global epidemic who must draw upon their unique skills and deepest instincts to navigate a world of shambling dead. Year Zero wrestles with the weighty moral and theological questions posed by the pandemic and investigates its cause and possible cure.
DRAWING BLOOD TP
KEVIN EASTMAN STUDIOS
(W) Kevin Eastman, David Avallone (A) Ben Bishop, Troy Little (CA) Kevin Eastman, Ben Bishop
From the mind of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman comes the totally fictional true story of comics creator Shane “Books” Bookman, a cartoonist on the skids. Once upon a time, he and his brother birthed a worldwide phenomenon, self-publishing a crazy indie comic about crime-fighting cat-girls out of their tiny apartment. Now, Books is hitting his forties (hard), the money all gone, artistic inspiration tapped out, beset on all sides… and trying to recover from his catastrophic encounter with the hit-and-run driver called “early success.” This trade collects all four issues of the first volume of Drawing Blood, and as an added bonus, the origin issue of Books’ creation, the Radically Rearranged Ronin Ragdolls!
ROGUE PLANET #1
ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Andy MacDonald
Salvage vessel Cortes tracks the Lonely Orphan, a planet with no star system to call its own. Somewhere on this hostile rock is a payload fit for a king. To attain it, though, the crew of the Cortes must brave razor rock, poisonous vapors, treacherous footing, and… the most mind-numbing horrors imaginable. Something nightmarish is at work on Lonely Orphan. Something hungry.
RICK AND MORTY GO TO HELL #1
ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Ryan Ferrier (A/CA) Constanza Oroza
Well, it finally happened. Rick and Morty are in Hell, and we don’t mean the DMV. It’s fire, brimstone, and torture for all eternity. Typical Rick, he sees a way out of this mess and drags Morty with him on a horrific adventure to speak to…the manager.
RICK AND MORTY PRESENTS COUNCIL OF RICKS #1
ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Jake Goldman (A/CA) Philip Murphy
A long time ago or, you know, whenever, just not right now…. Hired by the PRIME RICKMINISTER himself, RICK PRIME is on the hunt for who’s been making COUNTERFEIT RICKS and selling to planets of rich idiots who could use a genius. But when he discovers that FIVE COUNTERFEIT RICKS have escaped into THE CITADEL, he’ll have to assemble a team (a COUNCIL, if you will) to help him find the FAKE RICKS and get rid of them, preferably as violently as possible. But who is really behind these COUNTERFEIT RICKS and why?! And what does this have to do with the GAGGLE OF JERRYS that hides in the subsections of the CITADEL?!
LIFE IS STRANGE PARTNERS IN TIME #1
(W) Emma Vieceli (A) Claudia Leonardi, Andrea Izzo (CA) Ilya Kuvshinov
A NEW ERA, A NEW #1!
The adventures of Max, Chloe, and Rachel, from the hit game Life is Strange, continue into a new era!
Time-rewinding photographer Max has spent the last couple of years in a reality parallel to her own.
Lately, she realised she was running from her responsibilities… and from the Chloe she left.Now… there may be a way for her to get home.
With the universe against her, it’s time for the coast-to-coast road trip of multiple lifetimes to find it – following the band The High Seas towards an uncertain destiny!
LITTLE VICTORIES AUTISM THROUGH A FATHERS EYES TP
(W/A/CA) Yvon Roy
The award-winning graphic novel autobiography of a father, and the challenges he faces raising his autistic son. This stunning insight into the nature of autism and the daily struggles of a parent uses humor and compassion to convey its message. This is the perfect creative outlet for anyone – from parent to teacher – looking for detailed information on the subject with a more personal touch. Winner of the Disability Fund & Society Award for Best Biography.
FINAL WITNESS #1 (OF 5)
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC
(W) Ray Fawkes (A) Jeremy Haun (CA) Rahzzah
Ray Fawkes (Gotham By Midnight) and Jeremy Haun (The Red Mother) ignite a chilling new crime noir mystery.
A superpowered serial killer is terrorizing San Francisco, but they’re no Zodiac — they’re worse.
The detective, the reporter, the new superhero in town… who will be the final witness?
HUNDRED WOLVES #1
(W) Myke Cole (A/CA) Tony Akins
The Hundred Wolves are bloody-handed terrors of the steppe. Andrei and Oksana have left the Cossack band to raise their daughter on a farm they hold from the noble Count Ostoja, but the raiding life isn’t done with them. Both the Hundred Wolves and the couple’s new liege lord wish to employ their deadly skills-and neither will take no for an answer. From celebrated author Myke Cole (The Sacred Throne Trilogy, The Shadow Ops Trilogy) and venerable artist Tony Akins (Fables, Hellblazer, Wonder Woman) comes a story of war and family, blending historical fiction with a touch of fantasy.
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