Image Comics February 2022 Solicitations

Image Comics February 2022 Solicitations

The Image Comics February 2022 Solicitations are here! SAGA FINALLY RETURNS! Curse Words omnibus gets a release outside Kickstarter, Echolands gets its first OHC, Crossover continues, some more entries in the Image superhero universe with Rogue Sun and Supermassive, and much more!

Common abbreviations

  • TP/TPB: Trade Paperback
  • SC: Softcover (like a TPB)
  • HC: Hardcover
  • FC: Full Color
  • DM: Direct Market. This refers primarily to comic book stores or online shops that order via the same means as a comic book store (primarily Diamond or Lunar). Places like Amazon or Barnes and Noble will generally NOT have these variants.
  • FOC: Final Order Cutoff – The time an order has to be submitted by the vendor. Also when you need to get your order in by at TalesofWonder for preorders.
  • RES: Resolicit – A new listing for a product that was previously solicited in PREVIEWS or New to Order, and which is being listed anew since the original Solicitation was cancelled either by the vendor or by Diamon
  • O/A: Offered Again – This designates an item that has been previously solicited and released, but is being solicited agai

ALL DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO PAPER SHORTAGES, PRINTER JAMS, AND SHIPPING CONFLICTS.

Hardcovers

CURSE WORDS: THE HOLE DAMNED THING OMNIBUS HC

WRITER: CHARLES SOULE
ARTIST / COVER: RYAN BROWNE

MAY 11 / 760 PAGES / FC / M / $49.99

HERE AT LAST from CHARLES SOULE (Star Wars) and RYAN BROWNE (GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS): CURSE WORDS: THE HOLE DAMNED THING, a massive omnibus collection of the magical, hilarious, oddly moving story of an evil wizard named Wizord, his talking koala sidekick Margaret, and their journey to be good (or at least slightly less bad) in this dark, unforgiving world of ours.

Collects all 28 issues originally published by Image Comics, the previously unpublished full-length epilogue issue CURSE WORDS: AFTER WORDS, with an introduction by Late Night With Stephen Colbert writer DANIEL KIBBLESMITH, and pages upon pages of bonus material. The definitive collection of the series that JOE HILL (JOE HILL’S RAIN, Locke & Key) calls a “terrific, terrific comic.”

Collects CURSE WORDS #1-28 and CURSE WORDS: AFTER WORDS Epilogue Special

ECHOLANDS, VOL. 1 HC

WRITERS: J. H. WILLIAMS III & W. HADEN BLACKMAN
ARTISTS: J. H. WILLIAMS III, DAVE STEWART & TODD KLEIN
COVER: J. H. WILLIAMS III

JUNE 29 / 272 PAGES / FC / M / $34.99

TRIM SIZE: 11.125″ x 7.25″

The story of Earth’s last war starts with Hope’s sticky fingers…

The multiple award-winning Batwoman team of J. H. WILLIAMS III (Promethea, The Sandman: Overture, Batman) and W. HADEN BLACKMAN (Star Wars, Elektra) reunites! They’re joined once again by colorist supreme DAVE STEWART and master letterer TODD KLEIN.

In a bizarre future world that has forgotten its history, reckless thief Hope Redhood holds the key to excavating its dark, strange past―if only she and her crew can escape a tyrannical wizard and his unstoppable daughter. But fate will send them all on a path leading to a war between worlds.

ECHOLANDS is a landscape-format, mythic-fiction epic where anything is possible―a fast-paced genre mashup adventure that combines everything from horror movie vampires, to classic mobsters and cyborg elves, to Roman demigods and retro rocket ships. It’s going to be a helluva ride!

Collects ECHOLANDS #1-6

MURDER FALCON DELUXE HC

WRITER: DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON
ARTISTS / COVER: DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON & MIKE SPICER

MAY 11 / 264 PAGES / FC / T / $29.99

From superstar creator DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON (Wonder Woman: Dead Earth, EXTREMITY)!

The world is under attack by hideous monsters, and Jake’s life is falling apart—until he meets Murder Falcon. Murf was sent from The Heavy to destroy all evil, but he can’t do it without Jake shredding up a storm.

Now, with every chord Jake plays on his guitar, the power of metal fuels Murder Falcon into all-out kung fu fury on those that seek to conquer Earth!

This new edition collects the entire MURDER FALCON miniseries and SKYBOUND X short story, along with covers and a sketchbook, in one oversized hardcover volume.

Collects MURDER FALCON #1-8 & SKYBOUND X Short

RAZORBLADES: THE HORROR MAGAZINE YEAR ONE OMNIBUS HC

WRITERS: JAMES TYNION IV, STEVE FOXE, RAM V, MARGUERITE BENNETT, ALEX PAKNADEL, AND MANY MORE
ARTISTS: RICARDO ORTIZ LOPEZ, TREVOR HENDERSON, JOHN J. PEARSON, TYLER BOSS, JENNA CHA, AND OTHERS
COVER: DAVID ROMERO

APRIL 27 / 388 PAGES / FC / M / $49.99

The self-published terror sensation finally arrives in a deluxe hardcover collecting the first year! Co-created by JAMES TYNION IV (DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH, Something is Killing the Children) and STEVE FOXE, RAZORBLADES: THE HORROR MAGAZINE features over 350 pages of horror from some of the most cutting-edge names in the genre. From monsters in the closet to bodies stuffed in washing machines, RAZORBLADES redefines horror comics for the next era. Also includes prose, illustrations, and in-depth interviews with horror icons like SCOTT SNYDER.

Collects RAZORBLADES: THE HORROR MAGAZINE #1-5

Trade Paperbacks

ASTRO CITY METROBOOK, VOL. 1 TP

WRITER: KURT BUSIEK
ARTIST: BRENT E. ANDERSON, WILL BLYBERG, STEVE BUCCELLATO & ALEX SINCLAIR
COVER: ALEX ROSS

MARCH 30 / 496 PAGES / FC / T / $29.99

A hero dreams of flight. An alien spy prepares for invasion. A young man is mentored by a hero with dark secrets. A street criminal discovers a hero’s identity. And much, much more. Step into a world of heroes and see them from a whole different perspective. These are the multiple-award-winning stories that began the epic series and changed how we think about superheroes.

Collects KURT BUSIEK’S ASTRO CITY, VOL. 1 (#1-6) & VOL. 2 (#1-12, #½)

FRONTIERSMAN, VOL. 1 TP

WRITER: PATRICK KINDLON
ARTIST / COVER: MARCO FERRARI

FEBRUARY 23 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $9.99

“Grounded, energetic, and ambitious.” —AIPT

A retired superhero is coaxed back into action by an environmentalist group, only to find life as a spokesperson makes him a target for old and new enemies alike! Doing a tree-sit protest to stop a logging company means everyone he’s ever had a problem with knows where to find him. And they come running.

Collects FRONTIERSMAN #1-5

NIGHT MARY TP

WRITERS: RICK REMENDER & KIERON DWYER
ARTIST / COVER: KIERON DWYER

FEBRUARY 23 / 120 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

Meet Mary Specter, a misunderstood teenage girl trained to be a lucid dreamer. Mary’s father runs a sleep disorder clinic where Mary enters the ghastly dreams of disturbed people in an attempt to help them. When a patient turns out to be a serial killer, the nightmare world and the waking one become intertwined, putting Mary in real jeopardy. Writer RICK REMENDER (LOW, BLACK SCIENCE) and artist KIERON DWYER (LAST OF THE INDEPENDENTS) take you on a visually magnificent walk through the mind.

Collects NIGHT MARY #1-5

THE ME YOU LOVE IN THE DARK TP

WRITER: SKOTTIE YOUNG
ARTIST / COVER: JORGE CORONA

MARCH 2 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

Writer SKOTTIE YOUNG (I HATE FAIRYLAND, Deadpool, Strange Academy) and artist JORGE CORONA (NO. 1 WITH A BULLET, Super Sons, Feathers) follow up their critically acclaimed series MIDDLEWEST with a haunting new tale. An artist named Ro retreats from the grind of the city to an old house in a small town, hoping to find solace and inspiration—only to realize that the muse she finds within may not be what she expected. Fans of STEPHEN KING and NEIL GAIMAN will enjoy this beautiful, dark, and disturbing story of discovery, love, and terror.

Collects THE ME YOU LOVE IN THE DARK #1-5

ST. MERCY TP

WRITER: JOHN ZUUR PLATTEN
ARTIST / COVER: ATILIO ROJO

FEBRUARY 23 / 128 PAGES / FC / T+ / $16.99

From the writer of Jurassic World Evolution, The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, and Wanted: Weapons of Fate comes a revenge tale that spans millennia! No good deed goes unpunished.

When Mercedes Oro, a young missionary on the outskirts of a small frontier town, takes in and cares for a dying outlaw, the outlaw’s gang repays her by attacking her mission, killing her family, stealing the golden artifacts she swore to protect, and leaving her for dead with a dagger through her heart. Unbeknownst to the gang, the cursed dagger resurrects Mercedes, and she is reborn as St. Mercy, an avenging angel of death. Now, she’s out to recover her gold and deal violent retribution to those who wronged her, all while confronting Toctollissica, the spirit in the cursed Incan artifact that’s keeping her amongst the living.  

Collects ST. MERCY #1-4

CROWDED, VOL. 3 TP

WRITER: CHRISTOPHER SEBELA
ARTISTS / COVER: RO STEIN, TED BRANDT & TRIONA FARRELL

FEBRUARY 16 / 160 PAGES / FC / T+ / $17.99

Fired and ditched by Charlie, Vita sets off in hot pursuit of her former client and some answers. But Charlie’s not alone. She’s hired a brand new bodyguard, Circe, unaware she’s a killer who has been stalking Charlie since her crowdfunded assassination campaign began.

As this catastrophic throuple cat-and-mouses its way across America, feelings and knives and secrets will come out, including who started Charlie’s Reapr campaign and why everyone wants her dead. All leading to a bloody showdown with the shadowy group responsible for turning Charlie’s murder into a viral sensation.

The final arc of the GLAAD-nominated and two-time Eisner Award-nominated series by writer CHRISTOPHER SEBELA (SHANGHAI RED, HIGH CRIMES), artists RO STEIN & TED BRANDT (DC Pride, Captain Marvel), TRIONA FARRELL (Runaways, Mech Cadet Yu), and CARDINAL RAE (BINGO LOVE, ROSE).

ICE CREAM MAN, VOL. 7: CERTAIN DESCENTS TP

WRITER: W. MAXWELL PRINCE
ARTISTS / COVER: MARTÍN MORAZZO & CHRIS O’HALLORAN

FEBRUARY 23 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

ICE CREAM MAN—the critically acclaimed, bestselling anthological comic book series—continues here with four more unfortunate, enervating episodes of descent: a plane falls from the sky; a man climbs to the bottom of his family tree; Oscar’s blood pressure dips below 90/60! It’s a compendium of comedowns carefully calibrated for curious and crestfallen content consumers…so come join us below.

Collects ICE CREAM MAN #25-28

MAN-EATERS, VOL. 4: THE CURSED TP

WRITER: CHELSEA CAIN
ARTISTS: KATE NIEMCZYK & LIA MITERNIQUE
COVER: LIA MITERNIQUE

FEBRUARY 23 / 192 PAGES / FC / T+ / $19.99

Maude, now age 15, returns to her childhood summer camp to find that dark forces are lurking in the woods. MAN-EATERS: THE CURSED reunites the original Eisner-nominated MAN-EATERS creative team, led by New York Times bestselling thriller writer CHELSEA CAIN, for another tale of adolescent feminist derring-do and supernatural hijinks. Smart, laugh-out-loud funny, provocative, referential, scary, compulsively re-readable, and chock-full of collectible ephemera. Each volume comes with a Patriarchy Reparations packet.

Collects MAN-EATERS: THE CURSED #1-5 & MAN-EATERS #13

MANIFEST DESTINY, VOL. 8 TP

WRITER: CHRIS DINGESS
ARTISTS: MATTHEW ROBERTS & OWEN GIENI
COVER: MATTHEW ROBERTS

MARCH 30 / 128 PAGES / FC / T+ / $16.99

In 1803, Lewis and Clark were commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson to explore the uncharted United States westward. Not to mention kill every damn creature in their path.

Now, the Pacific Coast is within sight, and their long and terrifying journey is almost over. There is just the matter of resolving their bargain with a demon …

In 2013, CHRIS DINGESS and MATTHEW ROBERTS began their acclaimed historical adventure series…now, they conclude their adventure, and may God save our souls.

Collects MANIFEST DESTINY #43-48

UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY, VOL. 3 TP: POSSIBILITY

WRITERS: SCOTT SNYDER & CHARLES SOULE
ARTISTS: GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI, LEONARDO MARCELLO GRASSI & MATT WILSON
COVER: GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

FEBRUARY 9 / 176 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

The smash hit series by New York Times bestselling writers SCOTT SNYDER (Dark Nights: Death Metal, WYTCHES) and CHARLES SOULE (Star Wars, CURSE WORDS), with art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (The Amazing Spider-Man, Darth Vader, Hellblazer), newcomer LEONARDO MARCELLO GRASSI, and Eisner Award-winning colorist MATT WILSON (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, PAPER GIRLS) continues!

The journey through the transformed United States continues as our group of explorers ventures into the third Zone: POSSIBILITY, a region built on the endlessly evolving landscape of American creativity, from folklore to VR. The team will encounter bizarre transformations and amalgamations of the nation’s greatest cultural achievements as they try to survive long enough to tell a story of their own.

Collects UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY #13-18

Single Issues

NEW MASTERS #1 (OF 6)

WRITER: SHOBO
ARTIST / COVERS A & B: SHOF

FEBRUARY 2 / 32 + COVER PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

SERIES PREMIERE

2019 Creators for Creators Grant recipients, Nigerian brothers SHOBO and SHOF, present NEW MASTERS, a groundbreaking blend of science fiction, adventure, drama, and vibrant Afrofuturism. In a striking vision of West Africa under the thumb of alien colonizers, a motley crew of outcasts find themselves caught up in a power struggle for control of an ancient artifact with immense power.

ROGUE SUN #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH

WRITER: RYAN PARROTT
ARTISTS: ABEL & CHRIS O’HALLORAN
COVER A: DECLAN SHALVEY
COVER B: GOÑI MONTES
COVER C (1:10): ABEL
COVER D (1:25): DANIELE DI NICUOLO
COVER E (1:50): BRETT BOOTH

FEBRUARY 16 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / T+ / $3.99

Yesterday: New Orleans’ greatest hero, ROGUE SUN, was murdered.

Today: rebellious teenager DYLAN SIEGEL discovers that Rogue Sun was his estranged father, Marcus—and that he’s inherited his father’s mantle. Tasked with protecting our world from the forces of the supernatural—and solving his father’s murder—Dylan will be forced to come to terms with the man he’s spent the majority of his life hating.

From acclaimed writer RYAN PARROTT (Mighty Morphin, Power Rangers, Dead Day) and rising star artist ABEL (Harley Quinn, Crimes of Passion) comes A SUPERNATURAL MURDER MYSTERY that explores the complicated bond between father and son and cements itself squarely in a corner of the IMAGE COMICS SUPERHERO UNIVERSE!

STEP BY BLOODY STEP #1 (OF 4) – GEM OF THE MONTH

WRITER: SI SPURRIER
ARTIST: MATÍAS BERGARA & MATHEUS LOPES
COVER A: MATÍAS BERGARA
COVER B: IAN BERTRAM
COVER C: BLANK
COVER D: (VIRGIN WRAPAROUND 1:10) MATÍAS BERGARA
COVER E (1:25): JAMES HARREN
COVER F (1:50): JOCK

FEBRUARY 23 / 48 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / T+ / $4.99

An armored giant and a helpless child. Together they cross an astonishing world brimming with beasts, bandits, and—deadliest by far—civilizations…  If they stop walking, the earth itself forces them onwards. WHY? The child can’t ask. She and her guardian have no language, no memory, nothing—except each other.

Multiple-Eisner nominees SI SPURRIER (X-Men), MATÍAS BERGARA (Coda), and MATHEUS LOPES (Supergirl) present a watershed moment in modern comics: four double-length chapters of a bittersweet fantasy opus, completely text free.

Let’s take a walk.

THE CLAY PEOPLE: COLOSSUS (ONE-SHOT)

WRITER: MATT HAWKINS
ARTIST / COVER: CHRISTIAN DIBARI

FEBRUARY 9 / 48 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $4.99

A 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.

THE OFFICIAL IMAGE TIMELINE (ONE-SHOT)

WRITER / DESIGNER: JIM VALENTINO

FEBRUARY 2 / 64 PAGES / FC / T / $7.99

Just in time to celebrate Image Comics’ 30th anniversary, Image archivist and co-founder JIM VALENTINO details the company’s history (warts and all) in the single most comprehensive chronology of the company ever published. Featuring rarely seen covers, photos, milestones, and behind-the-scenes events from the company’s Marvel-ous beginnings to the present, this is the chronicle all future histories will be judged against.

Featuring an introduction by Image Publisher ERIC STEPHENSON and a chronicle of historic Image accolades, and printed in beautiful 64-page prestige format.

PROPHET #1 FACSIMILE EDITION

WRITER: ROB LIEFELD
ARTIST: DAN PANOSIAN
COVER A: ROB LIEFELD & DAN PANOSIAN
COVER B: GREG CAPULLO
COVER C: ROB LIEFELD
COVER D: FRANK MILLER
COVER E: SAM KIETH

FEBRUARY 9 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

The issue that started it all!

Prophet made his first appearance in 1992, electrifying fandom! We celebrate and commemorate his impact on comic books with this special facsimile edition that recreates and replicates Prophet’s historic first issue for his 30th anniversary!

ROCKSTAR AND SOFTBOY (ONE-SHOT)

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: SINA GRACE

FEBRUARY 23 / 64 PAGES / FC / T+ / $8.99

SINA GRACE returns to writing and drawing for the first time in five years to deliver a frenzied story about two best friends and their antics in Hollyweird, California!

Rockstar plans the greatest house party ever as a means of lifting roommate Softboy’s spirits, but things take a gnarly turn when the dreaded PARTY ANIMAL shows up to make a mess of things…and dredge up long-held secrets between two BFFs who were supposed to share everything!

SUPERMASSIVE (ONE-SHOT)

WRITERS: KYLE HIGGINS, RYAN PARROTT & MAT GROOM
ARTISTS / COVER A: FRANCESCO MANNA & IGOR MONTI
COVER B: MARCELO COSTA, ABEL & ERICA D’URSO
COVER C (1:25): GREG CAPULLO, JONATHAN GLAPION & MARCELO COSTA
COVER D (1:50): GREG CAPULLO & JONATHAN GLAPION

FEBRUARY 2 / 64 PAGES / FC / T+ / $5.99

THE SUPERHERO CROSSOVER EVENT OF 2022!

2021’s hottest new superhero RADIANT BLACK launches into his first ever crossover event with the Image Comics debut of INFERNO GIRL RED and the first appearance of ROGUE SUN! The future of Image’s superhero universe is here!

Power Rangers: Shattered Grid architects KYLE HIGGINS & RYAN PARROTT, MAT GROOM & FRANCESCO MANNA from Marvel’s Ultraman, and colorist extraordinaire IGOR MONTI unite for a one-shot, extra-length crossover event so big it can only be called—SUPERMASSIVE.

KILLADELPHIA #19   

WRITER: RODNEY BARNES
ARTIST / COVER A: JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER
COVER B: JAE LEE
COVER C: NICK RUNGE
COVER D (CONVENTION VARIANT):  BLANK SKETCH COVER
COVER E (B&W VARIANT / 1:25): JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER
COVER F (B&W VARIANT / 1:50): JAE LEE

NEW STORY ARC

FEBRUARY 23 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

“THE END OF ALL,” Part One

The perfect jumping-on point for new readers and a pivotal turning point for the series! The sold-out, Eisner Award-nominated horror series returns with the first issue of a brand new arc 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.

Undead detective James Sangster Sr. and his werewolf allies are about to make their final stand against vampire queen Abigail Adams and necromancer Thomas Jefferson! But shocking new revelations come to light as demons unearthed from America’s past threaten the very world as we know it!

MIRKA ANDOLFO’S SWEET PAPRIKA #8 (OF 12)

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: MIRKA ANDOLFO
COVER B/C/D: tbd
COVER E (HOT POLYBAGGED VARIANT): MIRKA ANDOLFO

FEBRUARY 16 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

Everything seems to have returned to status quo: Dill philanders with all the ladies at Infernum Press; Paprika works tirelessly (and shops online). But underneath, something is bubbling inside of her. Let’s face it—the situation is getting a little out of control with Paprika. But that could mean a lot of fun.

7174 ANNUAL 01

WRITERS ASHLEY WOOD, T.P. LOUISE
ARTIST / COVER: ASHLEY WOOD

MARCH 2 / 88 PAGES / FC / M / $9.99

Presenting an oversized collection of rarely seen but often-requested comics from ASHLEY WOOD’s house of 7174. Written by T.P. LOUISE and ASHLEY WOOD and gorgeously illustrated by WOOD, this 88-page extravaganza features fan-favorites Ashtro Lad, Les Mort 13, World War Robot, Adventure Kartel, and more!

RAZORBLADES: SMALL CUTS SPECIAL #1

WRITER: JAMES TYNION IV
ARTISTS: ANDY BELANGER, JOSH HIXSON, RICARDO LOPEZ ORTIZ, MARTIN SIMMONDS, FERNANDO BLANCO & LIANA KANGAS

APRIL 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

TRIM SIZE: 7.25″ x 10.875″

RAZORBLADES: SMALL CUTS SPECIAL #1 collects all of JAMES TYNION IV’s contributions from the first year of RAZORBLADES into one issue, and includes art from MARTIN SIMMONDS (DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH), JOSH HIXSON (Batman/Fortnite: Foundation), and more. This special collector’s item also reprints the debut of KILLBOY, TYNION’s original character with Batman collaborator Ricardo Lopez Ortiz.

ARROWSMITH: BEHIND ENEMY LINES #2 (OF 6)

WRITER: KURT BUSIEK
ARTISTS / COVER A: CARLOS PACHECO, JOSÉ RAFAEL FONTERIZ & JOSÉ VILLARRUBIA
COVER B: KARL KERSCHL
COVER C: GREG SMALLWOOD
COVER D: PAUL RENAUD

FEBRUARY 23 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

Taken prisoner by the Prussians, Fletcher seeks an ally as the Blood Emperor’s forces plan and the Black Baron strikes.

BOLERO #2 (OF 5)

WRITER: WYATT KENNEDY
ARTIST / COVER A: LUANA VECCHIO
COVER B: BRANDON GRAHAM

FEBRUARY 16 / 56 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

With her dimensional-door-opening key, Devyn escapes through the multiverse to mend her broken heart. She visits her life as a Victorian aristocrat in the age of dinosaurs, an astronaut watching planets die, a ritual sacrifice—and, worst of all, a pop idol with an intensely overbearing stage mom! Let’s hope she survives.

CROSSOVER #12

WRITER: DONNY CATES
ARTISTS / COVER A: GEOFF SHAW, DEE CUNNIFFE & JOHN J. HILL
COVER B: MARTIN SIMMONDS

FEBRUARY 23 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / T+ / $3.99

“MEANWHILE,” Part Five

The comic book killer has been revealed! But can he be stopped??? Well I’m not going to tell you here. This is a solicitation. Don’t be ridiculous. Anyway, I feel like all we do is talk about me and the book. How are you? How’s the shop going? You guys check out ROSENBERG’s new book yet? WHAT’S THE FURTHEST PLACE FROM HERE? Man, is that a good book. Anyway, gotta run. Order a million copies of this issue please. Bye!

DEADLY CLASS #52

WRITER: RICK REMENDER
ARTISTS: WES CRAIG & LEE LOUGHRIDGE
COVER A: WES CRAIG
COVER B: CHUMA HILL

FEBRUARY 16 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

“A FOND FAREWELL,” Part Four

Scars can be a physical reminder of painful memories. However, after enough time, those reminders can become fond memories.

THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #17

WRITER: JAMES TYNION IV
ARTIST / COVER B: JORGE FORNES
COVER A: MARTIN SIMMONDS

FEBRUARY 23 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

END OF STORY ARC

The third arc of Eisner-nominated THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH concludes here, as breakout star JORGE FORNES (Rorschach) joins the team to reveal the long-awaited secrets behind one of the biggest conspiracy theories of all time. Strap in, folks: Richard Nixon has a moon landing to fake.

ECHOLANDS #6: RAW CUT EDITION

WRITERS: J. H. WILLIAMS III & W. HADEN BLACKMAN
ARTISTS: J. H. WILLIAMS III & TODD KLEIN
COVER A: J. H. WILLIAMS III
COVER B: FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA

FEBRUARY 16 / 40 PAGES + COVER / FC / M / $4.99

Each issue of ECHOLANDS also offers an accompanying RAW CUT EDITION, featuring the art of J. H. WILLIAMS III as it looked leaving his work studio, plus translucent lettering.

Hope Redhood’s journey is just beginning, as the part one of the genre-bending ECHOLANDS comes to a close. After only just escaping from the crime lord demigod Romulus, Hope and her crew are confronted by their former captor—but will he be an ally or an enemy? Will Cor kill him or trust him? Can Dena come to terms with new cybernetic changes? Will Rosa finally accept Hope’s plans? What is wrong with Castrum’s gut? And what new dangers await the band of thieves when they finally reach Horror Hill?

THE GOOD ASIAN #10 (OF 10)

WRITER: PORNSAK PICHETSHOTE
ARTISTS: ALEXANDRE TEFENKGI & LEE LOUGHRIDGE
COVER A: DAVE JOHNSON
COVER B: ALEXANDRE TEFENKGI

FEBRUARY 16 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

SERIES FINALE

It’s blood, tears, and chaos as Hark finally uncovers the truth behind Ivy Chen’s disappearance and how it relates to his surrogate family, in the tense finale to one of the year’s most critically acclaimed hit books.

“Could not feel more timely these days.” —Entertainment Weekly

GRRL SCOUTS: STONE GHOST #4 (OF 6)

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: JIM MAHFOOD
COVER B: TOMMY LEE EDWARDS

FEBRUARY 23 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

Dio and Natas dream-jump into the mind of an evil gangster and all hell breaks loose! Next-level, psychedelic visuals in this one, folks! Packed from cover to cover (no ads!) with completely unique eye-poppin’ MAHFOOD art, including bonus comics and behind-the-scenes fun! Plus, an absolutely badass variant cover from superstar artist TOMMY LEE EDWARDS! Feel the Funk!

GUNSLINGER SPAWN #5

WRITER: TODD MCFARLANE
ARTIST / COVER A: BRETT BOOTH
COVER B: JONATHAN GLAPION

FEBRUARY 9 / 24 PAGES + COVER / FC / T+ / $2.99

The return of the new and more powerful CLOWN continues!!!

His epic return comes with a double dose of evil, as he has found a way to split himself in two. Now, both the Clown and the Violator can attack the Gunslinger at the same time! 

HELLCOP #5

WRITER: BRIAN HABERLIN
ARTISTS / COVERS A, B & D: BRIAN HABERLIN & GEIRROD VAN DYKE
COVER C: JAY ANACLETO & BRIAN HABERLIN

FEBRUARY 16 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

“COME HELL OR HIGH WATER”

Virgil risks it all to escape Hell and return to Earth with the evidence he needs to bring down the conspirators. But a surprise awaits him on the Earth side. Is it a friend…or a lethal foe? Tune in to find out!

HOME SICK PILOTS #12

WRITER: DAN WATTERS
ARTIST / COVER A: CASPAR WIJNGAARD
COVER B: MICHAEL DIALYNAS

FEBRUARY 16 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

The history of the ghosts is laid bare as Rip and Buzz’s hunt for the final missing ghost of the Old James House takes them deep into the past sins of America.

INKBLOT #16

WRITERS / ARTISTS / COVER: EMMA KUBERT & RUSTY GLADD

FEBRUARY 2 / 24 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / T / $3.99

The specter of Vallathrax removes the cat’s collar and fastens the bell to the end of his ghostly wand. Unable to avoid him any longer, the Seeker witnesses what became of him, why he left the family, and the unfortunate truth of his demise.

KING OF SPIES #3 (OF 4)

WRITER: MARK MILLAR
ARTIST / COVER A: MATTEO SCALERA
COVER B (B&W VARIANT): MATTEO SCALERA
COVER C: OZGUR YILDIRIM

FEBRUARY 9 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

Retired secret agent Sir Roland King has murdered the people he blames for all the wars, recessions, and mounting joblessness. Now, his killing spree around the world takes him to the one opponent he can never beat. His enemies are circling around him and every government in the world wants him dead, but he still has one more trick up his sleeve.

KING SPAWN #7

WRITER: SEAN LEWIS
ARTIST / COVER B: JAVI FERNANDEZ
COVER A: BJORN BARRENDS

FEBRUARY 9 / 24 PAGES + COVER / FC / T+ / $2.99

Spawn returns to where his journey began: New York City. The city has always had the touch of filth in its streets, but now the rot has reached the boardroom of one of the largest hedge funds in the world. 

LADY MECHANIKA: THE MONSTER OF THE MINISTRY OF HELL #3 (OF 4)

WRITER: JOE BENITEZ
ARTIST / COVER A: JOE BENITEZ & BETH SOTELO
COVER B: JAY ANACLETO & ROMULO FAJARDO JR.
COVER C (RETAILER INCENTIVE VARIANT): JOE BENITEZ

FEBRUARY 23 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / T / $3.99

Just when young Mechanika begins to make friends among the other inmates at the Ministry of Health, secret government agents arrive to take her away. Will she end up imprisoned somewhere even worse? Or can Kat’s machinations stop them?

THE MAGIC ORDER 2 #5 (OF 6)

WRITER: MARK MILLAR
ARTIST / COVER A: STUART IMMONEN
COVER B (B&W VARIANT): STUART IMMONEN
COVER C: RYAN SOOK
COVER D (B&W VARIANT): RYAN SOOK

FEBRUARY 23 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

Cordelia Moonstone is the leader of the Magic Order after years of wasting her life on drink, drugs, and men. Now, one of those men from her past is back in Cordelia’s life at the worst possible moment—for the organization and for the world—as the Order faces its greatest threat yet. Don’t miss the penultimate chapter of this classic from MILLAR and IMMONEN. Soon to be a major series from Netflix.

MONKEY MEAT #2 (OF 5)

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: JUNI BA

FEBRUARY 9 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / T+ / $3.99

The anthology series set on Monkey Meat Island continues with the unfortunate adventures of Haricot, a sweet young boy who falls victim to harsh bullying. When Haricot finally gets the power to assert himself, will he become a hero—or a monster?

MONSTRESS #37

WRITER: MARJORIE LIU
ARTIST / COVER: SANA TAKEDA

FEBRUARY 23 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

Trapped in the labyrinth of her mind, Maika begins to unravel the horrific secrets she and Zinn have long kept buried in their memories—secrets that will change her life forever.

NEWBURN #4

WRITERS: CHIP ZDARSKY & NADIA SHAMMAS
ARTISTS: JACOB PHILLIPS & ZIYED YUSUF AYOUB
COVER: JACOB PHILLIPS

FEBRUARY 9 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

A cop is dead, and none of the families claim responsibility. Newburn will have to tread carefully, or else he might be next…

PLUS: The CONCLUSION of “BROOKLYN ZIRCONIA” from SHAMMAS and AYOUB!

NITA HAWES’ NIGHTMARE BLOG #5

WRITER: RODNEY BARNES
ARTIST / COVER A: WELL-BEE
COVER B: JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER

FEBRUARY 16 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

From the universe of Eisner-nominated series KILLADELPHIA comes a terrifying new tie-in horror series by acclaimed Marvel writer RODNEY BARNES and fan-favorite SPAWN artist JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER.

The demon Corson and his enemy Anansi the Spider-God clash for the first time in eons, and this battle will determine the fate of man. Meanwhile, paranormal investigator Nita Hawes finds herself at a crossroads, and the spirit of her dead brother Jason hangs in the balance!

NOCTERRA #8

WRITER: SCOTT SNYDER & TONY S. DANIEL
ARTISTS / COVERS A & C: TONY S. DANIEL & MARCELO MAIOLO
COVER B: DUSTIN NGUYEN
COVER D (B&W VIRGIN VARIANT / 1:10): TONY S. DANIEL
COVER E (1:25): CHRISTIAN WARD
COVER F (VIRGIN VARIANT / 1:50): DUSTIN NGUYEN

FEBRUARY 23 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

“PEDAL TO THE METAL,” Part Two

The deadliest hunters in the world become the hunted as the Ferrymen take matters into their own hands, and Blacktop Bill sees the light as these two treacherous journeys lead on.

PHENOMX #4

WRITERS: JOHN LEGUIZAMO, ARAM RAPPAPORT & JOE MICIAK
ARTIST / COVER: CHRIS BATISTA

FEBRUARY 2 / 24 PAGES + COVER / FC / T+ / $3.99

MINISERIES FINALE

All appears to be lost for our hero Max Gomez, who finds himself imprisoned again just as the lives of his fellow experimentees and his family are most threatened. 

This issue marks the epic conclusion of Gomez’s journey as PhenomX, as he finally discovers not only the identity of the mysterious “Glowing Man” who’s unleashing chaos in New York City, but also his own true potential. 

PRIMORDIAL #6 (OF 6)

WRITER: JEFF LEMIRE
ARTIST / COVER A: ANDREA SORRENTINO
COVER B: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
COVER C: YUKO SHIMIZU
COVER D (1:10): ANDREA SORRENTINO
COVER E (1:25): YUKO SHIMIZU

FEBRUARY 16 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

MINISERIES FINALE

The mind-bending conclusion to the exhilarating new series by JEFF LEMIRE and ANDREA SORRENTINO! Our animal astronauts make a final attempt to return to Earth as their allies on the ground fight desperately to guide them home.

JOE HILL’S RAIN #2 (OF 5)

WRITERS: JOE HILL & DAVID M. BOOHER
ARTIST / COVER A: ZOE THOROGOOD
COVER B: ELIZABETH BEALS
COVER C (1:25): RENAE DeLIZ & RAY DILLON
COVER D (LINEART VARIANT / 1:50): ZOE THOROGOOD

FEBRUARY 16 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / T+ / $3.99

As tragedy strikes around her, Honeysuckle does the only thing she knows to do—she devises a plan to walk to Denver to make sure her loved ones are okay. Though the deadly rain could fall at any moment, she quickly learns there are things just as dangerous as the corrupted weather: other people.

Adapted by rising stars DAVID M. BOOHER (Canto) and ZOE THOROGOOD (The Impending Blindness of Billie Scott).

REDNECK #34

WRITER: DONNY CATES
ARTISTS / COVER: LISANDRO ESTHERREN & DEE CUNNIFFE

FEBRUARY 23 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

“TEXAS FOREVER,” Part Four

The war to end all wars! Generations of bad blood have led to one final bloody conflict! The end is coming!

A RIGHTEOUS THIRST FOR VENGEANCE #5

WRITER: RICK REMENDER
ARTISTS / COVER: ANDRÉ ARAÚJO & CHRIS O’HALLORAN

FEBRUARY 16 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

Sonny tries to protect Neva and Xavier—at all costs.

SAGA #56

ARTIST / COVER: FIONA STAPLES
WRITER: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

FEBRUARY 23 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $2.99

Everyone mourns in their own way. The most emotional epic in comics continues, still for only $2.99!

THE SCORCHED #3

WRITER: SEAN LEWIS
ARTIST: STEPHEN SEGOVIA
COVER A: FRANCESCO MATTINA
COVER B: TODD McFARLANE

FEBRUARY 16 / 24 PAGES + COVER / FC / T+ / $2.99

The Scorched team is still on the ground in Russia, but now they are the hunted…

THE SCUMBAG #14

WRITER: RICK REMENDER
ARTISTS / COVER A: ROLAND BOSCHI & MORENO DINISIO
COVER B: MIKE McKONE

FEBRUARY 16 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

SERIES FINALE

“GOLDENBROWNEYE,” Part Four

Ernie finally gets everything that’s coming to him.

THE SILVER COIN #9

WRITER: VITA AYALA
ARTIST / COVER A: MICHAEL WALSH
COVER B: NICOLE RIFKIN

FEBRUARY 9 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

The South Bronx is on fire and a crooked cop can clear his debts if he helps it burn. But with each dirty deed, THE SILVER COIN gets hotter to handle. A new episode of the hit horror anthology from VITA AYALA, JOSHUA WILLIAMSON, RAM V, MATTHEW ROSENBERG, and MICHAEL WALSH is out this month.

SPAWN #327

WRITER: RORY McCONVILLE
ARTIST: CARLO BARBERI
COVER A: DON AGUILLO
COVER B: TODD McFARLANE

FEBRUARY 16 / 24 PAGES + COVER / FC / T+ / $2.99

The war for control of the Dead Zone enters a new phase as a surprising faction emerges, one that threatens to destabilize Spawn’s plans to rid the world of the forces of Heaven and Hell. 

A THING CALLED TRUTH #4 (OF 5)

WRITER / COVER B: IOLANDA ZANFARDINO
ARTIST / COVER A: ELISA ROMBOLI
COVER C: IOLANDA ZANFARDINO & ELISA ROMBOLI

FEBRUARY 2 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / T+ / $3.99

Our two troublemakers are only at the second stop of their journey, but something is changing between them. Even the headstrong Doctor Mag is starting to realize it.

Meanwhile, someone at home notices Doc’s mysterious disappearance and draws the attention of the intimidating pharmaceutical company.

TIME BEFORE TIME #10

WRITERS: DECLAN SHALVEY & RORY McCONVILLE
ARTISTS: JOE PALMER & CHRIS O’HALLORAN
COVER A: DECLAN SHALVEY
COVER B: FILIPE ANDRADE

FEBRUARY 16 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

A figure from Tatsuo’s past sets a dangerous plan in motion, while Nadia confronts the Warden about her family’s true whereabouts.

TWO MOONS #10

WRITER: JOHN ARCUDI
ARTISTS / COVER A: VALERIO GIANGIORDANO & GIOVANNA NIRO
COVER B: CHRIS BOLTON & BILL CRABTREE

FEBRUARY 23 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / M / $3.99

“GHOST WAR,” Part Five

The earth is rejecting its dead. The spirit world bleeds into ours. All reason has vanished. The Ghost War is here!

THE WALKING DEAD DELUXE #32

WRITER: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ARTISTS: CHARLIE ADLARD & DAVE McCAIG
COVER A: DAVID FINCH & DAVE McCAIG
COVER B: CHARLIE ADLARD & DAVE McCAIG
COVER C: MIKE DEL MUNDO

FEBRUARY 2 / 32 PAGES + COVER / FC / M / $3.99

With the help of new allies inside Woodbury, Rick and Glenn make it out alive, while Michonne remains to take care of unfinished business.

This deluxe presentation in STUNNING FULL COLOR also features another installment of Cutting Room Floor and creator commentary.

THE WALKING DEAD DELUXE #33

WRITER: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ARTISTS: CHARLIE ADLARD & DAVE McCAIG
COVER A: DAVID FINCH & DAVE McCAIG
COVER B: CHARLIE ADLARD & DAVE McCAIG
COVER C: MIKE DEL MUNDO

FEBRUARY 16 / 32 PAGES + COVER / FC / M / $3.99

Michonne gets her revenge, but will it be enough? 

WHAT’S THE FURTHEST PLACE FROM HERE? #4

WRITER: MATTHEW ROSENBERG
ARTIST / COVER A: TYLER BOSS
COVER B: RYAN STEGMAN
COVER C (CONNECTING MAP VARIANT / 1:15): COURTNEY MENARD
COVER D (HORROR VARIANT / 1:25): BRIAN LEVEL
COVER E (1:50): ERICA HENDERSON

FEBRUARY 16 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / T+ / $3.99

NORMAL-SIZED FOURTH ISSUE!

The Carnival has come to town and everyone is here! But the Academy has a dark secret, and if it gets out now, this may be the end of the journey. But wait…

Is that Sid?

WHAT’S THE FURTHEST PLACE FROM HERE? #4 DELUXE EDITION WITH 7″ RECORD

WRITER: MATTHEW ROSENBERG
ARTIST / COVER: TYLER BOSS

FEBRUARY 16 / 32 PAGES SELF-COVER / FC / T+ / $14.99

The end of the world will have a soundtrack.

Every issue of this post-apocalyptic coming-of-age series will offer an extremely limited number of Deluxe Editions, featuring an exclusive cover and a 7″ record with two songs from some of today’s best indie and punk bands, recorded specially for this project.

This issue: SPIRITUAL CRAMP makes some good old-fashioned American noise while CHUBBY AND THE GANG brings some overseas trouble.

Only available at comic shops!