Image Comics August 2022 Solicitations

Image Comics August 2022 Solicitations

The Image Comics August 2022 solicitations are here! Die gets a hardcover, Gideon Falls gets a volume 2 hardcover, Shadowhawk gets a 30th anniversary one shot, 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 Diamond.
  • O/A: Offered Again – This designates an item that has been previously solicited and released, but is being solicited again.

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

Hardcovers

DIE HC

WRITER: Kieron Gillen
ARTIST / COVER A: Stephanie Hans

NOVEMBER 02 / 656 pages / FC/ M / $59.99

In the nineties, six teenagers disappeared into a fantasy role-playing game. Only five returned. Nearly thirty years later, these broken adults are dragged back to discover the game isn’t finished with them yet. KIERON GILLEN (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE) and STEPHANIE HANS (Journey Into Mystery)’s award-winning, critical-hit series is collected in a single, beautiful, oversized hardcover volume.

Collects DIE #1-20

TRIM SIZE: 7.25″ x 10.875″

MR. LOVENSTEIN PRESENTS: FAILURE HC

NOVEMBER 16 / 232 pages / FC/ / $14.99

For fans of Strange Planet, Adulthood Is A Myth: A “Sarah Scribbles” Collection, and Dinosaur Therapy!

In his (incredibly sweaty) new book, webcomics superstar J. L. WESTOVER offers up painfully hilarious observations and cringeworthy situations, uniting us all through one of life’s most relatable experiences—failure.

All your favorite MR. LOVENSTEIN comics are right here, including brand-new book-exclusive comics that can’t be found online!

TRIM SIZE: 6″ x 6″

COVER GIRLS 2 HC

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Guillem March

NOVEMBER 23 / 160 pages / FC/ / $24.99

Superstar artist GUILLEM MARCH is well known for his DC Comics work (Batman, Joker, Harley Quinn) and his creator-owned Image book, KARMEN. This companion to the sold-out COVER GIRLS showcases his best and most breathtaking artwork, including beautifully crafted European adult projects like Monika and The Dream. Also includes more than two hundred full-color images, including covers, pin-ups, sketches, and process work, all celebrating the female form. It also features a delightfully spicy 20-page comic released in English for the first time ever, as well as his run of acclaimed Vampirella covers.

TRIM SIZE 9″ x 12″

GIDEON FALLS DELUXE EDITION, BOOK TWO HC

WRITER: Jeff Lemire
ARTIST / COVER A: Andrea Sorrentino

OCTOBER 26 / 336 pages / FC/ M / $39.99

The second book of the Eisner Award-winning horror series from writer JEFF LEMIRE (Sweet Tooth, Black Hammer) and artist ANDREA SORRENTINO (PRIMORDIAL, Old Man Logan) collected in a deluxe edition hardcover!

The Black Barn continues to wreak havoc on the lives of our heroes as they are forced to confront their greater fears within its walls. Realities are finally converging and the end is nigh! Will they be able to stop the Laughing Man, or will he triumph in spreading his evil throughout the multiverse?

Rural mystery and urban horror collide in this character-driven meditation on obsession, mental illness, and faith from the creators that writer BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS said: “will go down as one of the greatest comic teams of all time!” This edition features plenty of extras, including a variant cover gallery from some of comics’ best artists and revealing behind-the-scenes insight into the inner workings of GIDEON FALLS.

Collects GIDEON FALLS #17-27

TRIM SIZE: 7.25″ x 10.875″

Trade Paperbacks

MONKEY MEAT: THE FIRST BATCH TP

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Juni Ba

SEPTEMBER 14 / 160 pages / FC/ T+ / $16.99

The Monkey Meat company made a fortune selling cans of…well, monkey meat. They’re now ruling over a corporate empire and an island where they run all sorts of wacky supernatural experiments in a hyper-capitalist landscape. Follow the adventures of the citizens of Monkey Meat Island in this five-story anthology.

Collects MONKEY MEAT #1-5

NEWBURN, VOL. 1 TP

WRITER: Chip Zdarsky
ARTIST / COVER A: Jacob Phillips

AUGUST 31 / 176 pages / FC/ M / $16.99

Easton Newburn is a private detective without loyalties, investigating conflicts between rival crime factions. With his assistant Emily, Newburn follows murderers, arsonists, and corrupt officials—while trying to stay out of their crosshairs.

This new series from Eisner winner CHIP ZDARSKY (Daredevil, SEX CRIMINALS) and rising star JACOB PHILLIPS (THAT TEXAS BLOOD) follows Newburn as he does jobs for every criminal organization in New York City, collecting enemies along the way.

Collects NEWBURN #1-8

ROGUE SUN, VOL. 1 TP

WRITER: Ryan Parrott
ARTIST / COVER A: Abel

AUGUST 24 / 176 pages / FC/ T+ / $9.99

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 MASSIVE-VERSE!

Collects ROGUE SUN #1-6

STEP BY BLOODY STEP TP

WRITER: Si Spurrier
ARTIST: Matheus Lopes, Matias Bergara
COVER A: Matias Bergara

AUGUST 24 / 160 pages / FC/ T+ / $16.99

“STEP BY BLOODY STEP may be my new favorite comic. SPURRIER, BERGARA, and LOPES have created something that celebrates everything comics can be: mysterious, inventive, bursting with imagination, and also incredibly heartfelt without ever saying a word.” —JEFF LEMIRE (Sweet Tooth, THE BONE ORCHARD MYTHOS)

THERE IS A GIRL. She has no memory and no name. Nothing but a GUARDIAN. An armored giant who protects her from predators and pitfalls.

TOGETHER THEY WALK across an extraordinary fantasy world. If they leave the path the air itself comes alive, forcing them onwards. Why? The girl doesn’t know, but there’s worse than beasts and bandits ahead. CIVILIZATION, with its temptations and treacheries, will test their bond beyond its limits.

STEP BY BLOODY STEP is a fantasy opus from the Eisner Award nominees behind CODA (sélection officielle Angoulême 2021): MATIAS BERGARA (Hellblazer, THE SCUMBAG) & SI SPURRIER (X-Men Legacy, Hellblazer, The Spire).

Breaking new ground for the possibilities of sequential art, this completely wordless visual feast will delight fans of Princess Mononoke, ISOLA, and the visionary works of Moebius.

Collects STEP BY BLOODY STEP #1-4

ARROWSMITH, VOL. 2: BEHIND ENEMY LINES TP

WRITER: Kurt Busiek
ARTIST / COVER A: José Rafael Fonteriz, Carlos Pacheco, José Villarrubia

SEPTEMBER 21 / 168 pages / FC/ — / $24.99

In a world where World War One is fought with magic and dragons as much as bullets and trenches, young Fletcher Arrowsmith of the Overseas Aero Corps is sent on a secret mission into enemy territory, to find a mysterious ally and stop a deadly plan that could destroy all of Europe. Along the way, he’ll deal with dangerous enemy sorcerers, werewolves, and trolls…and learn the true secrets behind magic and the war itself. Superstar creators KURT BUSIEK (ASTRO CITY, Marvels) & CARLOS PACHECO (X-Men, Avengers Forever, Superman) deliver a war, and a world, like none other.

Collects ARROWSMITH: BEHIND ENEMY LINES #1-6

ASTRO CITY METROBOOK, VOL. 2 TP

WRITER: Kurt Busiek
ARTIST: Will Blyberg, Alex Sinclair
COVER A: Alex Ross

AUGUST 24 / 496 pages / FC/ T / $29.99

A superpowered convict must turn detective to protect his community. A young lawyer becomes entangled with a chilling avenger. A television actor finds himself playing superhero for real. A living cartoon reflects on his strange life. And much more, including a guide to Astro City’s heroes, history, and neighborhoods illustrated by an all-star roster of artists. Star creators KURT BUSIEK, BRENT ANDERSON, ALEX ROSS, and friends bring you more of the landmark series that changed how we think about superheroes.

Collects ASTRO CITY, VOL. 2 #13-22; ASTRO CITY: LOCAL HEROES #1-5; ASTRO CITY SPECIAL #1; ASTRO CITY: A VISITOR’S GUIDE; and portions of 9-11: THE WORLD’S FINEST COMIC BOOK WRITERS & ARTISTS TELL STORIES TO REMEMBER #2

COVER GIRLS TP (NEW PRINTING)

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Guillem March

NOVEMBER 23 / 80 pages / FC/ / $14.99

This volume collects some of the best covers and other artwork from rising star GUILLEM MARCH (Gotham City Sirens, Catwoman). More than one hundred full-color images featuring the sexiest girls from his stunning work for Eros Magazine and Playboy Spain, never before seen in the U.S., plus much more unpublished art.

TRIM SIZE 9″ x 12″

RADIANT BLACK, VOL. 3 TP

WRITER: Joe Clark, Kyle Higgins, Alec Siegel
ARTIST: Marcelo Costa, Eduardo Ferigato, Stefano Simeone

OCTOBER 19 / 192 pages / FC/ / $16.99

Alien sword guy? Dealt with. Best friend? Saved. Giant space war? A problem for another day. With all the big problems handled, Marshall is looking forward to some good old-fashioned downtime.

But the power of the Radiants won’t stay secret forever, and as his personal life starts to unravel, Marshall will face a gauntlet of new foes that threaten to put an early end to his superhero career!

Collects RADIANT BLACK #13-18

SPAWN ORIGINS, VOL. 22 TP

WRITER: Todd McFarlane, Brian Holguin
ARTIST: Angel Medina
COVER A: Greg Capullo

AUGUST 31 / 160 pages / FC/ T / $16.99

A grizzly murder in Rat City puts NYC cops Sam and Twitch at odds with Al Simmons. But unbeknownst to them, Clown is running around in the possessed body of…Jason Wynn!

Collects SPAWN #129-134

MIRKA ANDOLFO’S SWEET PAPRIKA, VOL. 2 TP

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Mirka Andolfo

AUGUST 31 / 160 pages / FC/ M / $16.99

Fierce businesswoman Paprika’s problems are far from over. After (more or less) skillfully juggling an unbearable ex and a deviant father, she still faces work tension—and sexual tension—with charming producer Za’atar. With only a few weeks until their fated meeting in Italy, Paprika breaks every rule in her life to hire the sunny, uninhibited angel Dill to teach her how to be a true queen between the sheets. But with some of her trauma and anxieties still unresolved, and with misunderstandings and jealousies running rampant, it doesn’t take long for all hell (and heaven) to break loose.

Bridget Jones’s Diary meets Sex and the City with a pinch of The Devil Wears Prada in the steamy finale of the international hit by acclaimed creator MIRKA ANDOLFO (UNNATURAL, MERCY).

Collects SWEET PAPRIKA #7-12

Single Issues

Manifest Destiny #46

WRITER: Chris Dingess
ARTIST: Matthew Roberts, Owen Gieni
COVER A: Matthew Roberts

MAY 04 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $3.99

Lewis and Clark’s expedition can only end with a sacrifice to the demonic Navath. But must it be young Jean-Baptiste?

THE LAST SHADOWHAWK #1 (30TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL ONE-SHOT)

WRITER: Brian Haberlin, Philip Tan
ARTIST: Philip Tan, Daniel Henriques
COVER A: Daniel Henriques, Philip Tan
COVER B: Jim Valentino, Brian Haberlin, Philip Tan
COVER C: Bill Sienkiewicz
COVER D: Rob Liefeld, Jim Valentino

AUGUST 17 / 32 pages / FC/ / $

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of SHADOWHAWK #1 with writer/artist PHILIP TAN (SPAWN, X-Men), co-writer BRIAN HABERLIN (HELLCOP, THE MARKED), and inker DANIEL HENRIQUES (GUNSLINGER SPAWN, Shadow War: Alpha).

In the not-too-distant future, the world will be just as it is today…only worse. Evil has permeated the very fabric of society, from the halls of government to the darkened alleyways. Will the heroes who once defended the downtrodden fail them now? Will a new generation rise, inspired by the last of the old? Who will be THE LAST SHADOWHAWK?

THE LAST SHADOWHAWK #1 3D (30TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL ONE-SHOT)

WRITER: Brian Haberlin, Philip Tan
ARTIST: Philip Tan, Daniel Henriques
COVER A: Jim Valentino, Brian Haberlin, Philip Tan

SEPTEMBER 07 / 32 pages / FC/ / $

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of SHADOWHAWK #1 with writer/artist PHILIP TAN (SPAWN, X-Men), co-writer BRIAN HABERLIN (HELLCOP, THE MARKED), and inker DANIEL HENRIQUES (GUNSLINGER SPAWN, SHADOW WAR: ALPHA).

In the not-too-distant future the world will be just as it is today…only worse. Evil has permeated the very fabric of society, from the halls of government to the darkened alleyways. Will the heroes who once defended the downtrodden fail them now? Will a new generation rise, inspired by the last of the old? Who will be THE LAST SHADOWHAWK?

LOVE EVERLASTING #1

ARTIST / COVER A / COVER C: Elsa Charretier
COVER B: Clay Mann
COVER D: Tula Lotay

AUGUST 10 / 24 pages / FC/ / $

From superstar award-winning creators TOM KING and ELSA CHARRETIER, comes a new ONGOING SERIES in the tradition of SANDMAN and SAGA. Joan Peterson discovers that she is trapped in an endless, terrifying cycle of “romance”—a problem to be solved, a man to marry—and every time she falls in love she’s torn from her world and thrust into another teary saga. Her bloody journey to freedom and revelation starts in this breathtaking, groundbreaking FIRST ISSUE.

OLD DOG #1

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Declan Shalvey
COVER B: Marcos Martín
COVER D: Kevin Nowlan

AUGUST 24 / 24 pages / FC/ / $

Jack Lynch was a once-promising CIA operative. On the eve of retirement, looking back at a failed career, he is tasked with one final mission…that goes horribly wrong. He wakes years later to a changed world and deeper changes within him. When a shadow group offers Lynch a second chance at a life of adventure, he’s paired with the last person he could ever imagine. In order to adjust, this old dog will have to learn some new tricks…

OLD DOG is a striking new spy-fi series by DECLAN SHALVEY, the accomplished and innovative creator behind books such as Moon Knight, X-Men Unlimited, INJECTION, and TIME BEFORE TIME.

20TH CENTURY MEN # 1 (OF 6)

WRITER: Deniz Camp

AUGUST 17 / 40 pages / FC/ M / $

EXTRA-LENGTH FIRST ISSUE!

At the end of the 20th century, superheroes, geniuses, madmen, and activists rush towards WWIII! A Soviet “iron” hero, a superpowered American president, an insane cyborg soldier, an Afghan woman hellbent on building a better life for her people—these strange yet familiar beings collide in a story that mixes history, politics, and comic book mythology into something totally new. Welcome to 20TH CENTURY MEN, where the edges of our reality and fiction touch, overlap…and then explode.

THE DEAD LUCKY #1

ARTIST / COVER A: French Carlomagno
COVER B: Federico Sabbatini
COVER C: Eleonora Carlini
COVER D: Tom Whalen

AUGUST 03 / 32 pages / FC/ / $

San Francisco is changing. Tech consortium Morrow is building the city of the future with “peacekeeper” robots looming on every corner—and wherever Morrow isn’t, the Salvation gang is.

Bibiana Lopez-Yang is changing too. She came back from Afghanistan with PTSD and the ability to control electrical currents. If she can hold it together, she might be the hero San Francisco needs. But against an enemy this big, it isn’t enough to be good. She’ll have to be lucky.

From debut writer MELISSA FLORES and superstar art team FRENCH CARLOMAGNO and MATTIA IACONO (RADIANT BLACK) comes the newest book in the MASSIVE-VERSE!

THE DEADLIEST BOUQUET #1 (OF 5)

COVER A: Adriana Melo
COVER C: Liana Kangas

AUGUST 10 / 24 pages / FC/ / $

Jasmine Hawthorn was a hard-edged Nazi hunter who trained her children well in the art of espionage. But in 1998, when her complicated past finally catches up with her, it’s up to her three estranged daughters, Rose, Poppy, and Violet, to solve their mom’s murder—if they can avoid killing each other in the process.

GOLDEN RAGE #1 (OF 5)

COVER B: Tula Lotay

AUGUST 03 / 32 pages / FC/ / $

In a world where older women who’ve been deemed useless to society are abandoned on an island, GOLDEN RAGE documents their golden years of making friends, baking dessert, and fighting to the death.

Created by writer CHRISSY WILLIAMS (editor of DIE, THE WICKED + THE DIVINE), artist LAUREN KNIGHT (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), and colorist SOFIE DODGSON (BITTER ROOT, Tank Girl), this is the FIRST ISSUE of a brand-new five-issue miniseries where Battle Royale meets The Golden Girls.

BRIGADE #1 REMASTERED EDITION

WRITER / COVER A / COVER B: Rob Liefeld
ARTIST: Rob Liefeld, Clay Mann, Marat Mychaels, Ed Piskor, Thomas Hedglen, V Ken Marion, Jim Rugg, Kenneth Rocafort, Dan Fraga, Philip Tan
COVER C: Marat Mychaels

AUGUST 17 / 32 pages / FC/ / $

The issue that started it all, BRIGADE #1, remastered by today’s top comic book talents! BRIGADE exploded onto the scene as one of Image Comics’ launch titles, making its first appearance in August 1992 and electrifying fandom! We celebrate and commemorate the impact and anniversary of this historic occasion with a star-studded roster of illustrators creating all-new magic with fresh new pages for this commemorative 30th-anniversary issue!

SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER! 2 #1 (OF 7)

WRITER: Jody LeHeup
ARTIST: Nil Vendrell
COVER A: Dave Johnson
COVER B: Chris Brunner
COVER D: Paolo Rivera

AUGUST 17 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

FINALLY! The man, the myth, the legend—SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER RETURNS to the War on Bearror in a wild new action-comedy with higher stakes, new characters, and all the heart and hilarity you expect from series co-creators JODY LEHEUP & NIL VENDRELL! This time, Shirtless’s search for his true origin sets him on a cosmic collision course with the bear god…URSA MAJOR! The battle begins this August with 32 ad-free pages of side-splitting, flapjacked fury! Don’t miss it!

20XX: TRANSPORT (ONE-SHOT)

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Jonathan Luna

AUGUST 03 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

20XX: TRANSPORT debuted on JONATHAN LUNA’s (ALEX + ADA, ETERNAL EMPIRE) social media, where his audience had the ability to vote and change the course of the story. From the futuristic-yet-grounded world of 20XX, a teenage boy with illegal telekinetic abilities in Anchorage, Alaska tries to save his classmates on a school bus from a group of hijackers. Presented in full color!

ABOVE SNAKES #2 (OF 5)

WRITER: Sean Lewis
ARTIST / COVER A: Hayden Sherman

AUGUST 17 / 24 pages / FC/ M / $

How can we top the wild first issue? In the second chapter of this Deadwood meets NEIL GAIMAN affair, Dirt ends up being seduced by the vengeful Lil’ Annie while dealing with memories of his murdered wife Dorothea. When a monster from their past emerges, they have to decide who gets to kill ’em and who gets their conscience cleared. PLUS A TALKING VULTURE.

BEWARE THE EYE OF ODIN #3 (OF 4)

WRITER: Doug Wagner
ARTIST / COVER A: Tim Odland, Michelle Madsen

AUGUST 24 / 48 pages / FC/ / $

Helgi has once again found the Eye of Odin. Unfortunately for him, the Eye is in the hands of the Troll Witch Doctor and his army of bloodthirsty, mutated trolls and venomous monsters. The only chance Helgi has of avoiding an excruciating death of boils and decay…ATTACK!

BLOOD STAINED TEETH #5

WRITER / COVER A: Christian Ward
ARTIST: Patric Reynolds

AUGUST 17 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

Everybody wants to be a Vampire—including the world’s biggest movie star, Evelyn Moon. With the First Born and Mr. Tooth hot on his heels, Atticus Sloane has just one night to kill the now-undead superstar. Unfortunately for Atticus, tonight is premiere night, and with the whole world watching, the stakes are higher than ever.

THE CLOSET #3 (OF 3)

WRITER: James Tynion IV
ARTIST / COVER A: Gavin Fullerton
COVER B: Martin Simmonds
COVER C: Tonci Zonjic

AUGUST 03 / 32 pages / FC/ / $

The tale of existential familial horror by JAMES TYNION IV (THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH, RAZORBLADES) & GAVIN FULLERTON (BOG BODIES, Bags) concludes here!

The cross-country move continues to torment both father and son, who just wanted to leave past hauntings behind them. Might they still find escape on the West Coast?

TRIM SIZE: 6.5″ x 10.1″

DEADLY CLASS #56

WRITER: Rick Remender
ARTIST: Lee Loughridge, Wes Craig
COVER A: Wes Craig
COVER B: Bill Sienkiewicz
COVER D: Elsa Charretier

SEPTEMBER 14 / 40 pages / FC/ M / $

“A FOND FAREWELL,” Part Seven
An era comes to an end. A step further into a strange and unrecognizable future, a final goodbye, and a fond farewell.

THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #21

WRITER: James Tynion IV
ARTIST / COVER A / COVER C: Martin Simmonds
COVER B: Anand Rk

AUGUST 31 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

Cole Turner’s loyalties to the Department of Truth have been tested time and again. Now that a mysterious murder threatens to turn a Cold War into an all-out conflict, those loyalties may finally reach their breaking point…

DO A POWERBOMB #3 (OF 7)

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Daniel Warren Johnson

AUGUST 17 / 32 pages / FC/ / $

Lona and Cobrasun strategize as best they can for their first-round tournament matchup with the mighty ORANGABANG! Watch out for their finishing move!

EIGHT BILLION GENIES #4 (OF 8)

WRITER: Charles Soule
ARTIST / COVER A: Ryan Browne
COVER B: Christian Ward

AUGUST 10 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

Welcome to…THE FIRST EIGHT WEEKS! As the world continues to change in the wake of genies appearing to everyone on Earth and offering them a single wish, things are getting intense! Plenty of folks have wished for superpowers, and we all know what happens when you get a bunch of superpowered people together—they fight! How will our heroes survive THE POWERED AGE?

FARMHAND #20

WRITER: Rob Guillory
ARTIST: Rob Guillory, Jean-Francois Beaulieu
COVER A: Jean-Francois Beaulieu, Rob Guillory

AUGUST 24 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

Thorne’s endgame is revealed at long last. And not everyone gets out alive.

FIRE POWER BY KIRKMAN AND SAMNEE #23

WRITER: Robert Kirkman
ARTIST / COVER A: Matthew Wilson, Chris Samnee
COVER B: Dave McCaig, David Finch
COVER C: Jae Lee

AUGUST 03 / 24 pages / FC/ T / $

Face to face with the dragon!

GUNSLINGER SPAWN #11

WRITER: Todd McFarlane
ARTIST / COVER B: Brett Booth
COVER A: Puppeteer Lee

AUGUST 17 / 24 pages / FC/ T+ / $

Gunslinger’s realization that his enemies have ended up in the future alongside him sets him on a new path. The HUNT is on, and he is bringing HELL with him!

HELLCOP #10

WRITER / COVER C / COVER D: Brian Haberlin
ARTIST: Brian Haberlin, Geirrod van Dyke
COVER A / COVER B: Geirrod van Dyke, Brian Haberlin

AUGUST 24 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

“A BRAVE NEW WORLD,” Part Two

When imaginary creatures start to escape the very pages of the books they were written on, Virgil must go through the looking glass to prevent them from ripping our world apart!

I HATE THIS PLACE #4

WRITER: Kyle Starks
ARTIST / COVER A / COVER B: Artyom Topilin, Lee Loughridge

AUGUST 24 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

“I HATE THIS PLACE is my favorite kind of horror comic…can’t wait to read more.” —MICHAEL WALSH (THE SILVER COIN)

What is a paranormal nexus, and how did Rutherford Ranch become one? Gabby, Trudy, and Dante search for answers, only to discover something else is stalking them.

IMAGE! #5 (OF 12)

WRITER: Maria Llovet, Patrick Kindlon, Zoe Thorogood, Dean Haspiel, Geoff Johns, Brenden Fletcher, Tim Seeley, Joe Casey, Skottie Young, Jeff Lemire
ARTIST: Maria Llovet, Zoe Thorogood, Dean Haspiel, Skottie Young, Jeff Lemire, Maurizio Rosenzweig, Erica Henderson, Andrea Mutti, Stefano Caselli, Nathan Fox

AUGUST 31 / 64 pages / FC/ M / $
Our year-long celebration of Image Comics’ 30th anniversary continues!

This issue features the latest installments of “The Blizzard” by GEOFF JOHNS & ANDREA MUTTI, “Red Stitches” by BRENDEN FLETCHER & ERICA HENDERSON, “Gehenna” by PATRICK KINDLON & MAURIZIO ROSENZWEIG, and the debut of “Hack/Slash vs. Image” by TIM SEELEY & STEFANO CASELLI. Plus: The second part of MARIA LLOVET’s three-part serial “All the Things We Didn’t Do Last Night,” the return of CHAP YAEP’s Extreme Studios fan-favorite Dutch in a new serial by JOE CASEY & NATHAN FOX, “Royal City” by JEFF LEMIRE, and the continuation of “Billy Dogma” by DEAN HASPIEL and “Stupid Fresh Mess” by SKOTTIE YOUNG!

KING SPAWN #13

WRITER: Sean Lewis
ARTIST / COVER B: Javi Fernandez
COVER A: Don Aguillo

AUGUST 10 / 24 pages / FC/ T+ / $

After the decision is made about the God-Throne, Spawn realizes there were things in play he didn’t anticipate. Now he doesn’t know who he can trust and who has him in their sights!

LEGO® NINJAGO®: GARMADON #4 (OF 5)

WRITER: Tri Vuong
ARTIST / COVER A: Tri Vuong, Annalisa Leoni
COVER C: Tom Whalen

SEPTEMBER 07 / 32 pages / FC/ E / $

Can the All-New LEGO® NINJAGO® Comic Book Continue When Garmadon is GarmaGONE?

Two Moon Village is in a whole lotta trouble, and Garmadon is nowhere to be found. It’s almost like something terrible might’ve happened to the most evil person in Ninjago…

LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configurations, the Minifigure and NINJAGO are trademarks and/or copyrights of the LEGO Group. ©2022 The LEGO Group. All rights reserved.

LITTLE MONSTERS #6

WRITER: Jeff Lemire
ARTIST / COVER A: Dustin Nguyen

AUGUST 03 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

The conclusion of LITTLE MONSTERS’ first arc! The humans’ presence has completely divided the young vampires. The human girl, LAURA, continues to ask questions of ROMIE to learn about her new ally…while RAY is held captive by a human with far less friendly motivations.

LOADED BIBLE: BLOOD OF MY BLOOD #6 (OF 6)

WRITER: Tim Seeley, Steve Orlando
ARTIST / COVER B: Giuseppe Cafaro
COVER A: Mirka Andolfo

AUGUST 03 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

Jesus and Dracula fight to the death! When Sistine Centuria is healed by Jesus, she has her moment of redemption…and it will be her last. And while Jesus and his crew seem to have the upper hand, Dracula’s plan is in motion, and it seems impossible to stop.

Find out the final fate of humanity in the dramatic, action-packed conclusion of the cult series!

THE MAGIC ORDER 3 #2 (OF 6)

WRITER: Mark Millar
ARTIST / COVER A / COVER B: Gigi Cavenago
COVER C: Matteo Scalera

AUGUST 31 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

Trouble is brewing in the Magic Order as Cordelia Moonstone suspects that the Asian chapter of the international roundtable of wizards is using their magic to create vast amounts of wealth. Is it really possible that their leader Sammy Liu just happens to be one of the country’s richest men on his own merit?

METAL SOCIETY #4 (OF 5)

WRITER: Zack Kaplan
ARTIST / COVER A: Guilherme Balbi, Marco Lesko
COVER B: Tula Lotay

AUGUST 03 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $

The pressure is on. As news of WOL’s upgrade goes live, humans protest and riot in the streets, resulting in a violent late-night robot attack on the human settlement. But while both fighters realize that this divisive fight is tearing their society apart, the stakes are too high, and there is no turning back.

NEW MASTERS #6 (OF 6)

WRITER: Shobo
ARTIST / COVER A / COVER B: Shof

AUGUST 24 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $

In the dramatic conclusion to our story, everyone wants to get their hands on the Eye of Ọ̀rúnmìlà. The outcasts, Star Pilots, and their unlikely allies make a desperate final stand against the overwhelming forces of Gideon Ojumah’s private army.

NITA HAWES’ NIGHTMARE BLOG #8

WRITER: Rodney Barnes
ARTIST / COVER A: Szymon Kudranski
COVER B: Jason Shawn Alexander

AUGUST 17 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

“MURDER BY ANOTHER NAME,” Part Two From the universe of Eisner-nominated series KILLADELPHIA comes a terrifying tie-in horror series by acclaimed Marvel writer RODNEY BARNES and fan-favorite SPAWN artist SZYMON KUDRANSKI.

Dark evils from the past return to Annapolis after a centuries-old murder is unearthed and its ghosts return for revenge. Now, Nita Hawes faces her most horrifying threat yet! Can Nita solve the case before ending up a victim herself, or will Detective Harding find her as yet another casualty of the night?

PRODIGY: THE ICARUS SOCIETY #2 (OF 5)

WRITER: Mark Millar
ARTIST / COVER A / COVER B: Matteo Buffagni

AUGUST 10 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

EDISON CRANE has always been the smartest man in the room. Now he’s in a world he didn’t even know EXISTED with a secret society of super geniuses, all richer than he is and blackmailing him to recover an artifact on a mission they know is almost certain death.

PUBLIC DOMAIN #3

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: Chip Zdarsky

AUGUST 24 / 32 pages / FC/ / $

Big things happen! Featuring the fan-favorite new character “Dee” Donovan! That’s her on the cover! I think I have a thing for powerful women. It has a lot to do with stuff that happened to me as a child. I don’t really want to get into it here!!

RADIANT BLACK #18

WRITER: Kyle Higgins
ARTIST / COVER A: Stefano Simeone
COVER C: Tom Whalen

SEPTEMBER 21 / 32 pages / FC/ / $

It’s 1979. Wendell George graduates from Purdue with a degree in engineering and plans for the future. It’s 2020. Wendell George discovers a cosmic artifact in a donut shop. It’s 2023. Everything has fallen apart.

Series writer KYLE HIGGINS is joined by Chicago sports radio star LAURENCE HOLMES and rising-star artist STEFANO SIMEONE (Good Luck, Megaman: Fully Charged) for the secret origin of RADIANT YELLOW!

A RIGHTEOUS THIRST FOR VENGEANCE #11

WRITER: Rick Remender
ARTIST / COVER A: André Lima Araújo

AUGUST 24 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

Sins are paid for in blood. The road you walk determines where you go. Some poison takes time to work.

ROGUE SUN #7

WRITER: Ryan Parrott
ARTIST / COVER A: Abel

SEPTEMBER 28 / 32 pages / FC/ T+ / $

After the shocking ending to his fight with Cataclysm, Dylan has no idea what to do next—but luckily, he has YOU to help! In this very special issue, you make the decisions and choose Dylan’s path in a fight against an enemy who controls time itself!

ROGUES’ GALLERY #2

WRITER: Hannah Rose May
ARTIST: Justin Mason, Triona Farrell
COVER A: Erica Henderson
COVER B: Sweeney Boo
COVER C: Stephanie Hans

AUGUST 24 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

After years portraying popular comic book character the Red Rogue, Maisie Wade is ready to retire the spandex suit. But when her abrupt exit from the Red Rogue’s TV series leads to its cancellation, Maisie finds herself targeted by a group of unhinged home invaders who want to teach her a lesson.

THE SCORCHED #9

WRITER: Sean Lewis
ARTIST: STEPHEN SEGOVIA
COVER B: Kevin Keane

AUGUST 24 / 24 pages / FC/ / $

The team is back with a renewed sense of purpose and a new vision for approaching the threats on their horizon. Unfortunately, a threat from one of their pasts has a few different ideas.

SEVEN SONS #3 (OF 7)

WRITER: Robert Windom, Kelvin Mao
ARTIST / COVER A / COVER B: Jae Lee

AUGUST 17 / 32 pages / FC/ / $

JAE LEE returns to creator-owned comics with his first new title since 1994, a seven-issue LIMITED SERIES. In issue 3, Ep’s death at the hands of Allah’s Watchmen sets Delph on a path to uncover the hidden origins of the Church of the Seven.

THE SILVER COIN #13

WRITER: Johnnie Christmas
ARTIST / COVER A: Michael Walsh
COVER B: Rossi Gifford

AUGUST 17 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

In this twisted tale set on New Year’s Eve, 1999, Y2K anxieties boil out of control as an even darker nightmare befalls an expectant mother. THRESHOLD, a new chapter in the acclaimed horror anthology THE SILVER COIN, from JOHNNIE CHRISTMAS, JAMES TYNION IV, STEPHANIE PHILLIPS, PORNSAK PICHETSHOTE, and MICHAEL WALSH, is out this month.

SINS OF THE BLACK FLAMINGO #3 (OF 5)

WRITER: Andrew Wheeler
ARTIST / COVER A: Travis Moore, Tamra Bonvillain

AUGUST 24 / 32 pages / FC/ / $

The sinister origins of the Black Flamingo are revealed as a deadly encounter forces Ofelia to take desperate measures to save her friend. But even this witch isn’t powerful enough to set a trapped soul free from its chains. Someone will need to steal the legendary Devil’s Tooth from Harlow’s own home, and only one thief is up to the job.

SKYBOUND PRESENTS AFTERSCHOOL #3 (OF 4)

ARTIST: Marley Zarcone
COVER A: Veronica Fish

AUGUST 17 / 40 pages / FC/ / $

Skybound’s new horror anthology returns to teach those teens a lesson with another chilling standalone story.

In this issue, JILL BLOTEVOGEL (Scream: The TV Series) and MARLEY ZARCONE (Shade, The Changing Girl) present a horror story about a different kind of sibling bonding…

“Annoying younger sister” doesn’t even begin to explain Leda’s situation. Living with Izzy means perpetual chaos—firecrackers, pranks, and zero privacy. But when a killer breaks into their home, Izzy might just be their best defense.

SLUMBER #6

WRITER: Tyler Burton Smith
ARTIST: Vanessa Cardinali
COVER A: Nathan Fox
COVER B: Matteo Scalera

AUGUST 10 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

Valkira orchestrates her plan to use Stetson in order to escape the dreamscape into our world. Finch and Jiang are left to stop Valkira in a final showdown against the shadow walker.

SPAWN #333

WRITER: Rory McConville
ARTIST: Carlo Barberi
COVER A: Francesco Mattina

AUGUST 31 / 24 pages / FC/ T / $

Al is alone. Allies have abandoned him. New threats are emerging, and his mission is in doubt. Is this really the end…?

STARHENGE, BOOK ONE: THE DRAGON & THE BOAR #2 (OF 6)

WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A / COVER B: Liam Sharp

AUGUST 10 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

MERLIN persuades KING AURELIUS to allow him to start the construction of STONEHENGE. Meanwhile AMBER and DARYL reunite under less than ideal circumstances in Brighton, as future MOR-DREADNAUGHTS prepare to hunt them!

THAT TEXAS BLOOD #16

WRITER: Chris Condon
ARTIST / COVER A: Jacob Phillips
COVER B: Charlie Adlard

AUGUST 03 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

“THE SNOW FALLS ENDLESSLY IN WONDERLAND,” Part Three With questions about the murder swirling, the sheriff’s office discovers a seemingly abandoned vehicle that may be a link to the RQK serial killer.

TIME BEFORE TIME #15

WRITER: Rory McConville, Declan Shalvey
ARTIST / COVER B: Eric Zawadzki
COVER A: Declan Shalvey

AUGUST 03 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

Journeying farther into the future than ever before, Tatsuo, Nadia, and Kevin continue their search for a cure for Tatsuo’s illness. But time is running out—and enemies are closing in.

A new arc of the hit time travel series begins, featuring art by rising star ERIC ZAWADZKI (House of El, Heart Attack).

A TOWN CALLED TERROR #5

WRITER: Steve Niles
ARTIST / COVER A / COVER B: Szymon Kudranski

AUGUST 10 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

“HOME TO ROOST”
FINAL ISSUE OF FIRST STORY ARC! MORE A TOWN CALLED TERROR COMING SOON!

Henry, trapped in the forgotten realm, is reunited with his mother and finds out the dark secret she has been keeping from him. They must join forces and fight together to escape while Julie finds herself lost…in a strange town called Terror.

TWIG #4 (OF 5)

WRITER / COVER B: Skottie Young
ARTIST / COVER A / COVER D: Kyle Strahm
COVER C: Peach Momoko

AUGUST 03 / 32 pages / FC/ T / $

Following their encounter with the Horned Beast, adventurers Twig and Splat must figure out how to travel to the location of the final item! But with basically everything trying to kill them along the way, will they live long enough to get to the Moon? Part 4 of the new series from Eisner Award-winning writer SKOTTIE YOUNG (I HATE FAIRYLAND, MIDDLEWEST) and artist KYLE STRAHM (SPREAD, UNEARTH).

UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY #20

WRITER: Charles Soule, Scott Snyder
ARTIST: Leonardo Marcello Grassi, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Matt Wilson
COVER A: Giuseppe Camuncoli
COVER B: Dustin Nguyen

AUGUST 10 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

“DISUNITY,” Part Two

Our intrepid explorers have fallen into a section of the Undiscovered Country obsessed with the high points of American history, where yesterday is today, the good old days are every day, and the future is forbidden. How will our team escape? And…will they even want to?

UNNATURAL: BLUE BLOOD #4 (OF 8)

WRITER / COVER A: Mirka Andolfo
ARTIST / COVER B: Ivan Bigarella

AUGUST 31 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

Leslie and her group seem to have settled into a mysterious new country. But nothing is as it seems…and those who offer one hand as a friend may be hiding a dagger in the other. Will our heroes be caught unprepared?

THE WALKING DEAD DELUXE #44

WRITER: Robert Kirkman
ARTIST / COVER B: Dave McCaig, Charlie Adlard
COVER A: Dave McCaig, David Finch
COVER C: Paolo Rivera

AUGUST 03 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $

The assault on the prison begins, and NO ONE is safe!

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

THE WALKING DEAD DELUXE #45

WRITER: Robert Kirkman
ARTIST / COVER B: Dave McCaig, Charlie Adlard
COVER A: Dave McCaig, David Finch
COVER C: Paolo Rivera

AUGUST 17 / 32 pages / FC/ M / $
With the group pinned down behind the prison gates, Michonne and Tyreese lead a daring counterattack against the Governor.

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