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Empowered’s “frenemy” Sistah Spooky was once a schoolgirl who sold her soul for hotness, but was granted even more magic than beauty. Now, both superheroines find themselves trapped in a high-school hellscape by Spooky’s Infernal Service Provider-with her blonde ex-classmates plotting ritual murder to claim her magic for themselves!
o First Empowered comic-book series in standard comics format.
o Over 250,000 Empowered volumes in print.
o Artist Carla Speed McNeil is the acclaimed creator of Finder and artist of No Mercy, Queen and Country, and many more. Finder won an Eisner Award, Two Ignatz Awards, and a Los Angeles Times Book Prize.
A cataclysm of unknown origins unleashed a race of gigantic monsters whose presence has driven humanity underground.
There, two orphans discover that the most dangerous monster is ambition, which unchecked, will grow until it devours you!
o An original vision from two powerful new talents!
o The Valderrama Bros. first American work!
The only thing more exciting than pitting Hellboy against this Satanic spin on Santa is the team-up of Mike Mignola and Adam Hughes.
A tenth anniversary edition of the acclaimed graphic novel!
In the early 20th Century, Zane Pinchback, a reporter for the New Holland Herald, is sent to investigate the arrest of his own brother, charged with the brutal murder of a white woman in Mississippi. With a lynch mob already swarming, Zane, whose skin color is light enough that he can pass for white, must stay “incognegro” long enough to uncover the truth behind the murder to save his brother – and himself.
Suspenseful, unsettling and relevant, Incognegro is a tense graphic novel of shifting identities, forbidden passions, and secrets that run far deeper than skin color.
o Features a new afterword by Mat Johnson, enhanced toned art and other additional material.
“A talented writer of both fiction and creative non-fiction, Johnson’s publications have established him as an important new voice in the African-American tradition.”-Walter Mosley
Occult detective Joe Golem continues to protect New York City from supernatural danger when he investigates a home that has become a hotbed of paranormal activity, but the real danger may be from the person he least suspects.
o First issue in a new arc!
Working closely with Moebius Production in France, Dark Horse presents Inside Moebius Part 1, the next volume in the Moebius Library. As he explores a beautiful, expansive desert that represents his mind, Moebius draws himself encountering his favorite characters-creations like Blueberry, Arzak, and Major Grubert-and also meets a younger version of himself! A six-part study, Inside Moebius Part 1 collects the first two chapters in this fantastic exploration of a creator meeting his own creations to discuss his artistic process and the real world issues that encroach into his thoughts.
o Moebius’s final long-form work-now available in English!
o The next volume in Dark Horse’s Moebius Library series!
“Moebius excelled as much in fluidity of his storytelling as he did in the brilliance of his linework.” -Frank Quietly
Dr. Zomboss erroneously believes that all humans hold a secret desire to run away and join the circus, so he aims to use his newly created “Big Z’s Adequately Amazing Flytrap Circus” to lure Neighborville’s citizens to their doom! Once plant-friendly neighborhood defenders Nate and Patrice infiltrate his show, though, Ringmaster Zomboss and his hapless zombies are in for a garden-ful of trouble!
The follow-up to the smash-hit The Secret Loves of Geek Girls, this brand new anthology features comic and prose stories from cartoonists and professional geeks about their most intimate, heartbreaking, and inspiring tales of love, sex, and dating. This volume includes creators of diverse genders, orientations, and cultural backgrounds.
Featuring work by Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid’s Tale), Gerard Way (Umbrella Academy), Patrick Rothfuss (The Name of the Wind), Dana Simpson (Phoebe and Her Unicorn), Gabby Rivera (America), Hope Larson, (Batgirl), Cecil Castellucci (Soupy Leaves Home), Valentine De Landro (Bitch Planet), Marley Zarcone (Shade), Sfé
R. Monster (Beyond: A queer comics anthology), Amy Chu (Wonder Woman), cover art by Becky Cloonan (Demo), and more!
From Guillermo del Toro and DreamWorks Animation comes a graphic novel with further adventures for teenage Jim Lake, Jr., and the trolls from Netflix’s Emmy Award-winning original series, Trollhunters!
The secrets of the trolls and great troll warriors of the past are crucial tools for the new Trollhunter, and the time has come for Jim to appreciate the battles of Kanjigar the Courageous, who through his own struggles, triumphs, and failures lead the trolls after the Battle of Killahead Bridge through unknown territory, across oceans and continents, and past fearsome foes! With his friends by his side, Jim continues the fight against the Gumm-Gumms and their allies!
o Co-written by Netflix Trollhunters series writer and Executive Producer, Mark Guggenheim and How to Train Your Dragon comics writer, Richard Hamilton!
o Based on Guillermo del Toro’s Emmy Award-winning series!
The team behind the smash-hit crossover series is back to reunite the Dark Knight and the Heroes in a Half-Shell. When Donatello goes looking for a new mentor to help him improve his fighting skills, he opens a doorway to another reality, hoping to summon the Turtles’ one-time ally, Batman. But instead, he gets sent to Gotham City and someone else comes through the open portal-Bane! Suddenly, there’s a new gang boss in New York and he’s out to unite all the other bad guys under him. Can Donnie get back in time and bring Batman with him to help his brothers before Bane causes irreparable destruction? Co-published with IDW.
Tasked as the government’s own living, breathing, ticking time bomb, Ethan retains no control when the monster takes over. Cheaper than a nuclear warhead and twice as effective, Ethan fights to rein in the damage he unleashes when the beast inside him springs free for one hour a day. With everyone around him in danger, Ethan struggles to contain the DAMAGE he inflicts on the DC Universe.
DC Comics’ finest talents have assembled to bring you a holiday special like you’ve never seen before! Join Superman, Wonder Woman and the Flash as they deliver powerful messages of hope like only The Worlds Greatest Super-Heroes can! Plus: Sgt. Rock fights the Nazis on Hanukah, the Teen Titans take on the literal ghost of Christmas past, and Swamp Thing battles that creeping feeling of existential dread! And don’t miss the legendary Denny O’Neil’s return to comics with an all-new Batman story!
“THE END OF FOREVER” part one! There is a secret history to the DC Universe of heroes who have protected humanity from the shadows since the dawn of time…and who can live forever. Enter the Immortal Men! The team, headed by the Immortal Man, has waged a secret war against the House of Conquest for countless years-but Conquest has dealt a devastating blow. When their base of operations, known as the Campus, is savagely attacked, the Immortal Men must seek out their last hope-an emerging metahuman known as Caden Park! Caden’s emerging powers may be able to ensure the Immortal Men’s survival-but will Conquest get to him first?
“CODE OF HONOR” part one! She’s one of the DC Universe’s deadliest assassins…and you’ve never heard of her. Super-strong, highly trained, armed with devastating and stealthy meta-human abilities, the Silencer is virtually invincible. Or at least she was. After decades as Leviathan’s chief assassin, Honor Guest put in her time and managed to get out with her skin intact. Now she lives a normal life with a normal family in a normal house on a normal street. But the past has come back to haunt her in the form of her old employer and a deadly new mission…and Talia Al Ghul won’t take no for an answer.
As the sun sets over an isolated Alaskan township-not to rise again for a month-a new evil emerges from the shadows to terrorize the town… But after a series of strange events and horrific killings, the question becomes, what lurks in the shadows? 30 Days of Night is reborn in an all-new reimagining of the series designed to titillate the mind and horrify the senses!
• As Fargo was reinvented for television, see the IDW classic reimagined for the modern era-keeping the frights while keeping you guessing!
• 15 years ago, IDW launched the original terrifying saga… now in 2017, 30 Days is reborn in a horrifically different re-telling!
• Series creator/writer Steve Niles is joined on interiors by Piotr Kowalski (Sex), and re-joined by creator/original artist Ben Templesmith and original cover artist Ashley Wood on covers!
• Steve Niles is getting critical acclaim for his book Winnebego Graveyard!
Dominic Prince and the Semester Abroad, Part 1 of 6. Dominic Price is a college-age kid who just wants to spend the semester making out with his boyfriend, Taylor, in between rounds of TurboLight Fighter and maintaining a solidly passable 3.2 GPA. His mom, Octavia, formerly a badass action-movie-quality bounty hunter, didn’t pay his tuition, because she had to get back in the business and spend 40K on black market weapons and body armor. And she’s bringing Dominic with her, because the alternative is making lattes for a semester, and he’d rather die. Good thing in mom’s line of work, dying is an option.
• “It’s a Kill Bill story in a Venture Brothers world! or better yet: Fun Home taking place on a backdrop of The Expendables.”-Tini Howard, co-creator/writer
• Modern Family. Retro Sass. Highly Trained. To Kick your Ass. ASSASSINISTAS
• Eisner Hall of Fame Artist Gilbert Hernandez teams up with rising star writer Tini Howard (The Skeptics, Magdelena, Rick and Morty) for a full-octane action & family drama assault!
• Letter columns, interviews, previews, behind-the-panel-borders secrets & more!
It’s 1893 and at last, Doc Brown fulfills his promise to Clara as he’s completed the project he’s been working on: the Time Train! But where in time and space will the Brown family go on their inaugural trip? And what could possibly go wrong if and when they get there? Lots! Join Gale, Barber, and Megan Levens as they kick off the newest Back to the Future series!
• Finally! Find out what happens to Doc, Clara, and the whole family after the end of the third film!
• Part of IDW’s Artist’s Edition Cover Month!
The bestselling, mind-blowing graphic history of our favorite medium continues-with the long birth of the Graphic Novel, spanning from1835 Switzerland to the USA today! How French and Belgian comics broke away from the American tradition-and inspired Heavy Metal and a sci-fi comics revolution! Starring: Will Eisner! Moebius! Gil Kane! Herge! Rodolfe Töpffer! All this and a brand-new HER-story of Comics story (and World History of Comics variant cover) too!
A pleasant road trip becomes a harrowing tale of survival as four friends are accosted by a pair of brutal predators. Told mainly in the claustrophobic confines of their vehicle, these four women comfort one another and learn more about each other as their ordeal continues, drawing ever closer to its inevitable conclusion.
Donna, with the help of a counselor, tries to work through the ordeal that traumatized her and her friends Marion, Bev, and Cindy, who she has tried to avoid since the incident occurred. A grim, chilling tale rendered in Sam Kieth’s unique style brings this dark graphic novel to life.
The New Year is around the corner, and the ponies of Equestria are ready to celebrate in some very silly and unexpected ways! (Except Pinkie Pie. Her celebrations are always silly and unexpected.)
Baron Karza and D’rge, the Dire Wraith sorcerer, have joined forces to carry forward their equally malignant goals-Karza desires to conquer all of Microspace (again), while the Wraiths seek to awaken their Wraith God and conquer Earth! Now it’s up to Rom and the Micronauts to form their own alliance in order to stop the evil domination of two worlds! Christos Gage (Amazing Spider-Man, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Paolo Villanelli (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) team up to bring us this all-new adventure!
• An all-new Hasbro team-up event featuring your favorite Solstar Knight and the tiniest heroes around!
• Written and illustrated by fan-favorite creators-writer Christos Gage and artist Paolo Villanelli!
They’ve fought back invasions from home and afar-now, they’re back on Earth, and ready to take on the wildest, weirdest threats out there! It’s Scarlett’s G.I. Joe team, the Strike Force, against a brand-new Cobra Commander, a revitalized Cobra, and everyone else trying to conquer Earth… or destroy it! Aubrey Sitterson (G.I. Joe, Street Fighter x G.I. Joe) is joined by superstar artist Nelson Daniel (Clue, Dungeons & Dragons) in The Best Action Comic Ever!
• Featuring all-stars of the Hasbro line as M.A.S.K.: Mobile Armored Strike Kommand and the Transformers join G.I. Joe in the fight against Cobra!
The Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon, is nearing completion, and the Rebel Alliance may be doomed. Enter Jyn Erso, daughter of the Death Star’s reluctant creator, who desperately seeks to save her father from Imperial control. On her quest, she’ll join forces with Rebel spy Cassian Andor, reprogrammed Imperial droid K-2SO, and other supporters of the Rebel cause, only to discover that their goals may differ crucially from her own. It all culminates in a saga-defining showdown on the tropical planet Scarif, with Jyn and her friends attempting to steal the Death Star’s plans and keep hope for the Rebellion alive, leading directly into the iconic opening scene of Star Wars: Episode IV. The epic scope of Star Wars meets the signature style of Disney animation to deliver an entirely new experience for fans of the blockbuster film.
A captivating parable and timeless tale of love, passion, violence, and humor in the spirit of 1001 Nights and Aladdin-but one that blasts the conventional clichés to bits! An amazing graphic work, mixing great character design and storyboard-inspired action with an exciting color palette.
“Allow me to tickle your fancies with my tale, a tale woven from the threads of a hundred other tales….” These are the first words of the masked storyteller who relates the epic story of the young lovers, daring Irvi and beautiful Sian, who are separated by fate… of Cobra, the soldier who becomes emperor by the path of blood, rage, and magic… and Maluuk, the dwarf actor who plans a revolution. Artist Enrique Fernández paints a colorful and magical universe populated by glamorous and fascinating characters in this original graphic novel.
Cybertron has been invaded. The Transformers encounter unwelcome guests at the heart of Cybertron-and they may not have their hosts’ best interests at heart. Refugees from another world, the Visionaries’ startling magical abilities could make them powerful allies… or dangerous enemies.
• Welcome Eisner-nominated writer Magdalene Visaggio (Kim and Kim, Quantum Teens are Go, Secret Empire: Brave New World, Edge of the Venomverse) to the IDW family!
• The Visionaries make their explosive return to comics!
• Magic vs. metal!
All is not well in the far north. As the Arctic slowly melts, automation increases, and labor costs go through the roof, CEO Claus is under increasing pressure to answer to his stockholders and his lenders. Rebellion is in the air and only Wormwood can potentially come in to help-and hopefully not bugger it up too much.
• You saw him take on the U.S. Government, now it’s time for Wormwood to tell if Santa’s been nice… or naughty.
• I saw Wormwood killing Santa Claus! Underneath the mistletoe last night!
• More Wormwood already? It’s a corpse-mas miracle!
“THE MASK IS WHO YOU ARE”
In a near future, a sprawling megalopolis sees the rise of “Boneheads” parkour-gangs that use neuro-linked helmets to augment their abilities and live for the thrill of physical risk. As a gang war threatens to tear the city apart, a mysterious Bonehead rises, a man with no past that might be the key to saving the city’s future. From writer BRYAN HILL (POSTAL) and artist RHOALD MARCELLIUS ( Marvel’s Contest of Champions ) comes a story about technological and human revolution.
‘Tis the season…but not just on Earth! The Hole World has holidays too, and in this special CURSE WORDS event, you’ll see how Wizord, Margaret, and their pals celebrate the season. With looks into the cast’s pasts and visits from dearly departed wizard-y friends (hey there, Cornwall…), this one’s not to be missed.
The Midnight Event forever changed the world. Now, centuries later, Jack Kryznan arrives on the outskirts of Paradiso City, haunted by fragments of childhood memories and in possession of a mysterious device-one with the power to change the destiny of this living breathing metropolis, the people who dwell within, and the guardians who strive for and against it.
“SOUL WITHOUT PITY,” Part One
Rathraq is back! But who is he, exactly? Once an ancient warrior god, he was resurrected as a sword-wielding scarecrow. And now, Rathraq has transformed yet again-or has he? JOHN ARCUDI and new artist, superstar DAVID RUBÍN, give you the new face of Rathraq and a new direction for the series when the critically acclaimed RUMBLE returns!
Lady “Poppy” Pyppenia is guarded by the Sleepless Knight Cyrenic, but danger is around every corner once the new king is coronated. Writer SARAH VAUGHN (ALEX + ADA, ETERNAL EMPIRE) and artist LEILA DEL DUCA (SHUTTER, AFAR) team up with editor / colorist ALISSA SALLAH and letterer DERON BENNETT for this new fantasy romance.
Celebrate the holiday season…SPAWN STYLE with a SPAWN tale that you’ve NEVER heard before. Visit the old world and witness the entanglements of Spawn and holiday demon Krampus.
JAMIE said “It’s a shame we never saw any of the gods’ early funtimes,” and KIERON said “Yeah,” and then they looked at each other, and then called all their talented friends to do a Christmas album of (mostly) fan service! Inanna and Baal getting it on! Lucifer and Sakhmet getting it on! Dionysus giving Baphomet a lift in a crappy car! And more! This one has it all.
“LIFE AFTER,” Part One
Gunned down and left for dead on a New York rooftop, Alex Underwood’s life should have ended there-but instead, at the moment of death, she became host to the Witchblade, a mystical artifact that grants the woman wielding it extraordinary powers. But the power comes with a heavy cost, and Alex finds herself thrust into the center of an unseen battle raging on the snowy streets of NYC. Demons are real and walking among humans, and every one of them is intent on taking out the Witchblade’s newest host before she becomes too strong to kill. But the artifact chose Alex for a reason, and she’s not going down without a fight.
VENOM INC. Part 1
Peter Parker, Eddie Brock and Flash Thompson have one major thing in common – the Venom symbiote changed all of their lives. The inky black alien life-form is doubling down on our heroes – and they’re not the only ones about to be put through the ringer. VENOM INC. kicks off here and rolls into AMAZING SPIDER-MAN & VENOM as a familiar face rises to new levels of villainy!
(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Marcus To (CA) Aaron
OG Gen X Part 1
You’ve been asking for it! You’ve been waiting for it! And now it’s here…the original Generation X is back! But this is no happy reunion for any of them. Their former teammate Monet is now bonded to her brother, the vampiric mutant called Emplate. Will Jubilee, Chamber, and Husk be able to save Monet? Or is she forever lost to her brother’s curse?
The Fate of the Four Part 1
THE FOUR ARE NO MORE, SO TWO MUST DO! Something is very wrong with THE HUMAN TORCH and only THE THING can help him! It’s the Marvel Universe reunion you’ve all been waiting for (well, HALF of it, at least!). Plus: What monumental secret has DOOM been hiding since the end of SECRET WARS, and how will it completely change the lives of Johnny Storm and Ben Grimm? PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES!
She will return, like a Phoenix from the ashes.
Years ago, Jean Grey died and the X-Men mourned her. Since then, the world has changed, her teammates have lived without her and died without her. And now, when strange events start happening all over the world, those teammates can only come to one conclusion – the one true Jean Grey is back!
FORBUSH MAN RETURNS Part 1 (OF 1)
Get ready to break the internet, folks, because FORBUSH MAN IS BACK – and he’s ready to take over the comics industry! Meanwhile, Captain America, Gwenpool, and more are…not quite themselves these days. Featuring stories by NICK SPENCER (SECRET EMPIRE, CAPTAIN AMERICA) CHRISTOPHER HASTINGS (GWENPOOL, VOTE LOKI) JAY FOSGITT (My Little Pony, Bodie Troll) and many, many more!
RED LEDGER Part 1 (OF 5)
SPRINGING FROM THE PAGES OF SECRET EMPIRE!
THE BLACK WIDOW is dead…but someone is killing her enemies. With a broken heart and a bloody trail to follow, HAWKEYE is looking for answers. And the only person alive who may have them is Natasha Romanoff’s OTHER ex-boyfriend, THE WINTER SOLDIER. Can they trust each other long enough to unravel the web of mysteries that Black Widow left behind?
From Eisner award-winning creator Ed Piskor (Hip-Hop Family Tree) comes a thrilling new series chronicling all of X-Men history! X-MEN: GRAND DESIGN stitches together the most important moments in mutant history, creating a comprehensive narrative celebrating the X-Men’s past, present, and future. The first in a trilogy, GRAND DESIGN returns to Charles Xavier’s assembly of Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel, and Beast! A must for fans looking to brush up on their X-Men lore or as jumping-on point for Marvel’s merry mutants.
Supernaut is a cosmic story of astronaut Stephen Haddon’s discovery of the mysterious “Oortum Bands” hidden on the moon and the transformative journey that occurs afterwards. These artifacts transmute him into a highly evolved consciousness – a Supernaut – and with his newly-achieved cosmic awareness and power, he works with a team of extra-dimensional thieves to assemble five artifacts. Once brought together, these various devices and weapons will allow him to stop “God” from destroying reality. In the end, Supernaut realizes he must let go and allow Armageddon to happen so that something better and new can form. Armageddon always comes. We all have an end. Some of us get a new beginning. This is Supernaut. Ragnarock n’ Roll.
Batvark Invictus; three-part (sorry!) Batvark’s Wedding Vows; Batvark tweets Johnny Depp; also reprints online strips from September 2016: Cerebus goes to see Suicide Squad; King Solomon, rap artist; Cerebus the Party Hat; Xavier Cugat and conga-line snakes; Siamese Twin Girl-Boy and The Aardvarkian League of Justice; building the Poet Laureate Pyramid & The Granite-Slab Freestyle Slalom; “Ode to Beatrice’s JLo Heinie”; Snake Comics; Aardvark-Vanaheim Civil War: Cerebus vs. The Renegade Super-Poets and more!
Collecting the very best of Terry Moore’s pinups, sketches, commissioned artwork and character designs from 25 years in the comic book industry. From the earliest concept art for Strangers In Paradiseto the latest commissions for Motor Girl, this is a behind-the-stories collection of Terry Moore’s beautiful women and outrageous characters as fans have never seen them. Featuring hundreds of drawings and an introduction by the artist.
System of a Down. Rising to fame in the early 2000’s, this insane band from California took the music world by storm! Their platnuim selling albums and sold out tours are only a part of this amazing bands story and journey!
Marcus Greenberg has a very particular set of skills, as a former Navy S.E.A.L., he does the dirty work of our nation’s superheroes, keeping his clients out of the papers and off of death row. With the help of his assistant Russell, a reformed shape-shifting supervillain, Greenberg is the go-to-guy for making super-sins disappear. He is The Consultant.
Series Launch! Sixteen-year-old Jacqueline “Jacky” Johnson rides the sky on an experimental jetpack and she does what any other teenage girl would do – steal from the rich and give to the poor! But, when she steals a mysterious object from the wrong people, can she survive the robots and ray guns they send after her?
There is a hidden nation. A nation of magic and madness, one that exists in all the forgotten spaces. Your basement, your attic, the haunted house down the street, anyone of those might be a part of the Backways.
Anna Merrick lost someone in the Backways, and she’ll stop at NOTHING to get them back. Even if it means unleashing something unimaginable.
From Justin Jordan (STRAYER, Green Lantern: New Guardians) and Eleonora Carlini (Batgirl, Doctor Who) comes the BRAND NEW series of magic, mystery and mayhem that is sure to appeal to fans of Harry Potter & The Chronicles of Narnia!
A new series starring Leonardo da Vinci, his female apprentice and their wooden robot!
At the height of the Renaissance, warring factions vie for control of Leonardo da Vinci’s destructive arsenal. The only thing standing in their way is Leonardo’s young apprentice and her nine-foot tall mechanical bodyguard. Together, they navigate a world of wicked men and war machines, determined to save Leonardo from the world-and the world from Leonardo.
From creators Paul Allor (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and Chris Evenhuis (Wynonna Earp) comes this swashbuckling adventure story about war, identity and the birth of the modern world!
Everyone’s favorite friendly ghost revisits one of the original Harvey team ups in “Casper And”! Each comic will feature a new Harvey pal as they find all kinds of hysterical mischief they can get into at Casper’s side. This issue features fantastic tales of teamwork between Casper and Wendy the Good Little Witch. What hijinks can these two best of friends get up to? Find out here in a comic book series that is true to the original Harvey look and feel. Go back to your childhood and share modern tales with new generations of Casper fans! Casper And Wendy comes with four covers, Main by Jenni Gregory, Antis by Jeff Scherer, Best Friends by Adrian Ropp, and a special Retailer Retro Animation Incentive Edition.
Return to Libria and the dystopian world of Equilibrium! Emotions and artistic expression is banned. And Sense Offenders are the biggest threat to the peace the city faces. To stop these terrorists, the Grammaton Clerics are trained in the lethal martial art of gun kata, which allow them to dispatch of the underground rebels with brutal finality. This special one shot story examines the black and white world of Equilibrium and drops you in the middle of a non-stop firefight for control! Equilibrium Gun Kata Case Book comes with two covers – Main by Richard Bonk and Photo Cover.
While NASA warns of the potentially devastating consequences of a meteor storm closing in on the planet, it’s the horrors that hide inside the falling debris that present the real danger. An unstoppable horde of terrifying space hornets has descended upon Earth and they are going to eat their way through every living thing in their path. This is big screen drive-in grindhouse at its best! Devastating meteor impacts, diabolical alien hordes, and only one person with a chance to end the terror before Earth becomes a hive of swarming death! Meteor Swarm comes with three covers – Main and Parody by series artist Richard Bonk, and a special Infestation Retailer Incentive Cover!
Celebrate Stargate comics with an awesome flip book annual issue featuring stories from both Stargate Universe and Stargate Atlantis with two brand new covers – one on each side! Series writers Mark L. Haynes and J.C. Vaughn team up with series artists Greg LaRocque and Eliseu Gouveia to deliver two brand new stories! First, it takes a village in “The Other Guys”, when the Stargate Atlantis crew discovers technology that could obliterate the city. And then we delve deep into one of SGU’s fan favorite characters during the final hours before the series finale in “Camile”. Stargate Atlantis / Stargate Universe Annual 2018 comes with three covers – Front/Back Flip covers by Greg LaRocque, A Photo Cover, and a Limited Edition Premium Flashback Photo Cover.
It’s amazing! It’s Shemptacular! It’s Shemptastic! It’s Shempendous! Stooge fan favorite Shemp finally takes center stage in the Shemptastic Shemptacular Special! He’s the loveable lug with a one-of-a-kind mug. Join Larry, Moe, and Curly in this special tribute to Shemp featuring stories centered on the funnyman. The Shemptastic Shemptacular comes with four covers, Main by Greg LaRocque, Front And Center by the Fraim Brothers, a Color Photo Cover, and a Black & White Retailer Incentive Photo Cover.
A prequel one-shot to accompany the feature film Beast No More, due for release 2017 starring Jessica Tovey and Dan Ewing. Set before events of the film, Metamorphosis tells the story of Blanch, a young country girl whose world is turned upside down when her beloved father returns from the Vietnam War. Father is behaving strangely, but it isn’t long before Blanch unravels his secrets and is left to make a choice that will send her down a horrific path.
A team of beautiful girls displaying seemingly super human powers suddenly appear in Marshville and it’s up to Meriem, Carrie, and Mona to form their own team to combat this new threat. Catch this new story arch from the beginning! A battle of sexy super teams in a no holds barred cat fight for the future of Marshville!
Video games are real. Kids compete in city-smashing, all-out brawls using video game mechanics as super powers! Ultracute x Ultraviolent! Rising manwha star Sungtaek Lim’s English-language debut work!
New Ongoing Series! “Back in the Saddle.” The mightiest team of superheroes are back! A throw-down with a prehistoric terror in the heart of Washington D.C. sets the stage for the dramatic return of a wayward hero! Meanwhile, half a world away, a sinister plan begins to awaken an ancient evil!
On September 11th 2001, almost 3,000 souls were taken from us. While we remember the friends and family who were lost, sometimes we forget those who are left behind: the people who still mourn and suffer every day with holes in their hearts that can never be filled. This story is about a hero and villain who both lost loved ones when the towers crashed. Through them, we experience the changes they endure and empathize with the pain of the living when they cannot move on.
A collection of Tara Booth’s most recent gouache paintings. Straying from the narrative form of her first publications, How To Be Alive is a series of autobiographical densely patterned, colorful, one and two page vignettes about modern life, swinging emotionally between bitterly painful to insightful to amusing.
Based on the bestselling books and tying into the hit Syfy television series, The Expanse: Origins reveals the untold origins of the crew members of the Rocinante, including an exclusive, never-before-seen story featuring fan-favorite character, Detective Miller.
Features all-new stories by series creator James S.A. Corey, written by Hallie Lambert and Georgia Lee, and illustrated by Huang Danlan. Collected in print for the first time.
“…a great science fiction show…” – Rolling Stone
The critically acclaimed Jim Henson’s The Storyteller celebrates four mythic tales of fairies inspired by folklore from around the world and told in the spirit of Jim Henson’s beloved television series.
In this first issue, rising newcomer Matt Smith (Lake of Fire, Barbarian Lord) reimagines the “The Elf Queen and the Shepherd,” a tale of elven fairies in Iceland.
When a Fairy Princess is cursed to the human realm and cursed to bring death with her, Grettir the Strong must discover the source of the trouble and break her curse.
Upcoming issues will include stories by Benjamin Schipper, Tyler Jenkins, and Celia Lowenthal.
Praise for Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Giants: “An enjoyable read, nicely adapting both the classic show and folk tale, with very solid artwork.” – Multiversity Comics
Emmy and WGA Award-nominated writer Jeff Loveness (Marvel’s Nova) presents an exploration of the classical biblical character, perfect for fans of Preacher and The Goddamned.
Judas Iscariot journeys through life and death, grappling with his place in “The Greatest Story Ever Told,” and how much of his part was preordained. In a religion built on redemption and forgiveness, one man had to sacrifice himself for everyone…and it wasn’t Jesus.
Presented for the first time in full color, award-winning writer Etgar Keret (The Seven Good Years) and Eisner Award-winning cartoonist Asaf Hanuka’s (The Realist) powerful graphic novel, Pizzeria Kamikaze, is a most unexpected story of love, loss, and escape.
Mordy wanted to get away. Now condemned to an afterlife exclusively for all victims of suicide, he still has to attend a crappy job in a place no less crappy than the place he came from.
When he discovers that his beloved ex-girlfriend is there too, he embarks on much needed road trip through an absurdist and fantastical landscape to find her.
“Pizzeria Kamikaze stays light-hearted without being funny and is morbid without employing despair. Recommended.” – Library Journal
“…has an offbeat, absurdist charm that turns a potentially creepy conceit into an odd, touching adventure.” – The New York Times
Ryan Ferrier (Regular Show) and Ian McGinty (Adventure Time) continue BOOM! Studios’ partnership with Nickelodeon with all-new stories about everyone’s favorite wallaby!
When Rocko faces unemployment, a terrible living situation, and increasingly slim job prospects, he is forced to find out just how far he is willing to go to get a job.
Features a backup story by KC Green where Ed Bighead finds himself in the dentist chair of Dr. Hutchison!
A look at Sherlock Holmes in his retirement years. A reporter is curious about the whisperings at University of a mysterious man rumored to be exploring and examining corpses in the dead of night. If it isn’t related to a crime, what could he possibly be searching for? From award-winning writer Gary Reed.
The story of the 100-day war of Finland against the Soviet Union at the dawn of World War II. Sniper Tero Toivanent answers the call from his homeland, Finland, when it’s attacked by the USSR. Soviets anticipated a quick victory against the small Finnish citizen soldiers. However, the Finns use the advantage of winter and their terrain to hold off the Soviets for an amazing four months.
Jay Baruchel joins Chapterhouse with an epic origin story! If you missed FCBD, we have you covered! Captain Canuck Year One Book One is available again at $1.99 with a brand-new deluxe cover wrap featuring David Finch’s iconic image of the Captain. And on the reverse of every cover of Year One is the virgin art! “Sur Saray” is a Year One story set during Tom Evans’ time serving in the Afghanistan war. Tom has returned to active duty after going AWOL to rescue his brother from Site ALEPH, but his unit, the PCE Squad is folded into an unscrupulous mercenary platoon. Frustrated by the injustices he’s witnessing on a daily basis, Tom begins slipping away by night, using his new powers to right the street-level wrongs the military is too unwieldy to effectively address.
T’was the night before Christmas… and Santa’s elves have been busy making dolls of that beautiful comic book witch, Kitty Ravencraft! The problem is no one wants them! Santa’s reading his list and checking it twice but no good little boys and girls are asking for Kitty dolls! Its up to Santa’s little helpers, the evil elves, Cranky and Lanky, to make the Kitty doll a red hot collectible by killing off the original Kitty herself! Do two little elves have enough magic to take out everyone’s favorite ma-gic maiden? Will they need the help of devilish Christmas critters like the cruelly cool Jack Frost and the Deer of Death, Adolph the Dead-Nosed Reindeer? Read the Die Kitty Die Christmas Special and see if Kitty survives the Holidays! Featu-ring an original story and art by Kitty co-creators Dan Parent and Fernando Ruiz!
Short Cuts meets Rear Window in this hilarious but poignant debut from James Cadelli. It follows six characters in parallel and loosely-connected situations. Although they all occupy the same building, share a common resentment of their living situation, and annoy each other in the hallways, none of them realize the extent to which their lives are intertwined. Yet they all hope for a better life.
Legendary Croatian poster artist Igor Hofbauer has created a book of graphic stories which are dark and visionary, based on a combination of classic American underground comics and film noir, pop art, German Expressionism, and Russian Constructivism.
Earth’s star-crossed daughter is back! When Barbarella wanders into a war zone, the theocratic rulers of Parosia arrest and imprison her. A prison break is brewing, but now that she knows what the Parosians do to their own citizens Barbarella decides to make this fight her own…
Instagram Sensation Johnny Wu has amassed a gargantuan following for his photographs depicting action figures starring in glorious, cinematic adventures. This first book collection of Wu’s work will take you on a hero’s journey through action figure eyes with appearances throughout from some of pop culture’s most beloved and recognized toys.
Set in 1847 during the United States campaign to take California from Mexico, The Battle Of Churubusco tells the story of a battalion of soldiers who deserted the U.S. Army to join with Mexico. Told through the eyes of a Sicilian immigrant soldier who undergoes a crisis of conscience
once he sees the cruelty being inflicted upon the people of Mexico.
Paul Hornschemeier returns with a mosaic of genres. Comics, scripts, prose, all are on display here, including the first chapter of Hornschemeier’s new graphic novel “Jerkwater Elite,” a Downton Abbey style screenplay (“Ups and Downs”) and chapter one of Hornschemeier’s
first prose novel. “Captain All” offers a surrealist nod to Steve Ditko and Fletcher Hanks and “Benny Schellfisch” offers a welcome dose of misanthropic navel gazing.
A friendship creaks under the strain of a fumbling encounter between its two participants, leaving them even more lonely and uncertain than before. Parrish’s first graphic novel for Fantagraphics is a visual tour de force, navigating queer desire, masculinity, fear, and the ever-in-flux state of friendships. The Lie and How We Told It is a remarkably resonant work from an exciting new voice in contemporary graphic novels.
“You’ve heard everything there is to hear about Hollywood. But not about the dark depths beneath the shiny surfaces and fake smiles. For some, it’s just a place where you try to survive.” Hollywood Undead: Origins follows Hollywood Undead’s members from their gritty roots as graffitti artists in the back-alleys of Hollywood Blvd. to their international success as a platinum and gold album-selling supergroup. This 56-page one-shot ties in with the release of Hollywood Undead’s fifth studio album, Hollywood Undead: V.
Three antique dealers team up to work on the most bizarre and obscure of cases. Their current investigation begins when they find a reliquary in the house of a deceased elderly woman. The box contains a mysterious skull and a hair whose DNA analysis reveal that both belong to a Neanderthal man, a contemporary one.
A magical quest that explores the senses and sensibility of teamwork, duty and honor, by best-selling creators, Jodorowsky & Bess. When the King is taken prisoner by Tartarath, the “Dark Master,” twins Prince Aram and Princess Mara, set out to rescue their father and save the kingdom. But when the use of magic is forbidden, the siblings will have to find new ways to prove themselves worthy of restoring the throne.
A series of droll vignettes of everyday French life – except for the fact that each short story features one or more characters that have the very special ability of walking through walls, and through any other objects for that matter, which tends to “enliven” things quite a bit!
Valentina Resnick-Baker is the only known surviving astronaut from a suicide mission that saved the world, and the media won’t let her forget it.
Now a social recluse, Val is seeing visions, hearing voices, keeping a very dangerous power inside her, and the cosmic gift she received from surviving a near-death experience is about to be unleashed.
This is the story of rebirth, through the rediscovery of a childhood place, shrouded in the haze of memory. French comic book artist Simon Muchat has reached one of life’s dead ends. He drifts through his uneventful day-to-day existence, which has become devoid of color and flavor, and severely lacking in inspiration. He has no plans, no desires, no projects, and is slowly stagnating in his job as a school art teacher. He seems indifferent to his girlfriend’s reproaches as she tries to shake him from his torpor. Simon is invited to spend a few days in Portugal for a comic book festival. The invitation strikes a chord with him, as his family is originally from there, and he hasn’t been back since his childhood. Perhaps this will at long last lead him out of the maze, and towards a new life of color and feeling and the senses.
Elizabeth Beier chronicles true-life romantic tales as she breaks up with a long-term boyfriend and navigates a brave new world: dating women. Beier tackles the complexities of sexuality and self image with a conversational and immediate art style and stories anyone who’s ever struggled with dating can relate to.
Dostoyevsky’s novels provide profound insight into human psychology and the human soul. To write them, he drew inspiration from his own troubled life: an arrest for subversion; a death sentence spared when he was already in front of the firing squad; four years of hard labor in a Siberian prison camp, a spiritual conversion, a constant addiction to gambling, and the loss of two children that left him a deeply broken man.
The Little Mermaid lives deep under the ocean and longs to see the world above. When at last she is allowed to rise to the surface aged sixteen, she falls in love with a young prince. In order to become a human and to be with him, she makes a dangerous pact with the Sea Witch. The Little Mermaid is Hans Christian Andersen’s most celebrated tale and is beautifully adapted here as a graphic novel by the Eisner Award-nominated duo Metaphrog and authors of the acclaimed The Red Shoes and Other Tales.
A young boy discovers a magical world filled with strange mystical creatures who come into our world through a mound in his grandparents’ backyard.
Jeremy Knowles is a 17-year-old outcast who dreams of being a great artist. But when he suffers a severe mental breakdown brought on by bullying and other pressures at school, his future is called into question – as is his very existence! Can he survive the experience through the healing power of art? And just what does it mean to be “crazy,” anyway?
Every 100 years a Seelie Fairy must becomes human for 100 days, during which time they can be blood-hunted for their eternal flame. Theory of Magic is a love story between the Princess of the Seelie and the blood hunter sworn to take her life.
Hell doesn’t always come in a hand basket; sometimes it comes in a briefcase. Guilt is the greatest ghost of them all. For James Henricherson, the guilt of a mistake made many years ago continues to haunt him. It dogs his every move. It keeps him from sleeping. He believes he has condemned an innocent soul to eternal suffering and pain. And he has worked for years to invent a way to free this soul from Hell itself. But Henricherson’s attempts and his theoretical success has stirred the condemned souls of Hell, who see this as a way to get power in Hell, to become the gatekeepers of a place that, before this moment, had no such thing as a door.
From the creator of Tomboy, Will You Still Love Me If I Wet The Bed?, and Coady and the Creepies, comes a collection of comics about punk rock. Often humorous, sometimes poignant, and almost always embarrassing, these autobi-ographical stories are an essential addition to your LIZ-brary.
Comics with the energy & heart of a DIY basement show!
Two Christmas-themed Evil Dead 2 stories and Evil Dead 2 activities printed on matte paper, perfect for drawing and coloring! Ash faces Christmas Deadites and Krampus in this ho-ho-horror-day special! It reprints Evil Dead 2: Revenge of Krampus, Evil Dead 2: A Merry Deadite Christmas, with extra activities like groovy word hunts, dot-to-dot Deadites, and more! This jolly book is printed on matte paper perfect for coloring and writing!
Lisbeth Salander lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital. She’s fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she’ll be taken back to Stockholm to stand trial for three murders! With the help of her friend, journalist Mikael Blomkvist, she will fight those in authority who have allowed the vulnerable, like herself, to suffer abuse and violence. Once upon a time, she was a victim. Now Salander is fighting back.
Some people bury their secrets underground. In Megalopolis, the dirt flows into the sewers.
LT Wilson Jericho, disgraced from his position above ground and now an officer in the sewer police, thinks he knows everything there is to know about what lies beneath. But scientist Sandra Yeatman is determined to discover the truth behind the legends, and something is threatening to crawl out and rip the city apart…
Featuring four short stories, previously only available in UDON’s hardcover Street Fighter collections. Balrog and Vega fight as only kings can! Juri and Crimson Viper hunt Decapre! Cammy teams up with Delta Red, and the poisonous F.A.N.G causes mayhem! It’s a villainous collection of rare tales in this one-shot special!
Eisner Award and Russ Manning Award-nominated artistic sensation Marguerite Sauvage (FAITH, Shade the Changing Girl) takes the helm for a fanciful tale of Faith Herbert’s very first holiday extravaganza!
As cheer fills the air, Faith “Zephyr” Herbert is about to take a trip down the rabbit hole…and into a mind-bending winter wonderland where every day is something special! But hiding behind the tinsel, all is not what it seems… White rabbit meets red-nosed reindeer as Faith squares off against a realm of make-believe and merriment for a whimsical flight of superhero fancy, featuring the electrifyingly beautiful artwork of Marguerite Sauvage – one of the fastest rising stars in comics today!
THE WORLD’S WORST SUPERHERO TEAM RETURNS IN AN EXPLOSIVE NEW ONGOING SERIES! This December, deeply alarming and untrustworthy writer Daniel Kibblesmith (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) and eyepopping artist Kano (Daredevil) give the Valiant Universe the adjective-worthy superheroes it deserves: QUANTUM AND WOODY!
Sometimes…you embrace your destiny. And sometimes…you and your troublemaking adopted brother find yourselves trapped in a scientific lab explosion that grants you $@&%ing awesome superpowers. As a result of their accident, Eric and Woody Henderson – aka Quantum and Woody – must “klang” their wristbands together every 24 hours or both dissipate into nothingness. Which makes superhero-ing pretty awkward when you’re not on speaking terms at the moment. See, Eric has been keeping a pretty big secret: He knows who Woody’s birth father really is…and where he’s been hiding all these years.
With great power comes great sibling rivalry! This winter, you’ll believe two men and one goat can split a one bedroom apartment and still be a credible threat to evil and injustice everywhere when QUANTUM AND WOODY make headlines and take names!
Tis the season to be terrified, as Grimm Fairy Tales returns with another year of holiday horror for the whole family. This issue includes four new bone chilling stories set during the happiest time of the year. Don’t miss this issue and continue celebrating the holiday season in the usual Grimm fashion.