SCOUT COMICS October 2018 Solicitations

Scout Comics October 2018 cover
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INFERNOCT Trade Paperback
Written by Mina Elwell and Illustrated by Eli Powell
Full Color, 120 pages, $14.99
In the tradition of H.P. Lovecraft, collecting the complete four issues of the critically-acclaimed INFERNOCT series that Horrortalk.com says “will get under your skin the more you dwell on it.” Sanity-draining creatures in decaying rural America, a former monster hunter whose “retirement” is living in a house so run down that everybody thinks it’s abandoned, and the girl who’s about to become his new caretaker. Her name is Sam Davin, and she is about to discover the unnatural horrors in her seemingly innocent town and the surrounding wilderness as the malignant force behind them discovers her. Follow Sam on a nightmarish, surreal journey, full of hidden messages, double meanings, and parasitic mind suckers.

LONG LOST: PART TWO #4
Written by Matthew Erman and Illustrated by Lisa Sterle
Full Color, 32 pages, $3.99
The Mountain that looms over Hazel Patch has changed, leading to a confrontation in the woods. Piper & Frances are reunited with no time to spare as they scramble to safety. Pursued by a horror beyond their imagination, will they finally get the answer to what happened to their mother? The puzzle pieces have fallen into place and the mysteries are revealed as LONG LOST hurdles towards an ending.

THE MALL #4
Written by Don Handfield and James Haick III and Illustrated by Rafael Loureiro
Full Color, 32 pages, $3.99
A cross between the Soprano’s and Breakfast Club, THE MALL continues to fire on all cylinders! Now that the Tessitorre family has made their intentions known, Lenny and the kids must come up with a plan to keep what is rightfully theirs. It’s do or die for Lena, Diego and Lena.  Can the Cardini kids continue keeping their high school life and new found organized crime life separate?
Retailer Incentive for the Mall #4: Retailers purchasing 10 copies of Cover A will unlock unlimited orders of Cover B.Please reach out to your CS rep with questions about retailer incentives. Retailer incentive cover illustrated by Solar Flare’s Branko Jovanovic

MONARCHS #1
Written by A.C. Medina and Illustrated by Fernando Pinto
Full Color, 32 pages, $3.99
Welcome to the planet Vida, an euphoric haven of resources. The sentient race inhabiting Vida depend of the strict leadership of their rulers for guidance.  Four young geniuses are tasked with discovering and instituting an ideal method of leadership to make this the utopian society that the inhabitants wish to create. A simple experiment becomes an epic story of war, discovery, good old-fashioned bragging rights and the answers to the question of what makes a leader? Do we need leaders? And if we didn’t, what would happen to a world without them?

OBLIV18N #3
Written by Ken Kristensen and Illustrated by Francesco Gaston
Full Color, 32 pages, $3.99
"VIRGIN TERRITORY," Part Three. The post-Obliv18n clock is ticking on the inmates in New York City’s largest juvenile detention facility. Meanwhile, a rescue mission coming from the suburbs gets derailed by an opportunistic hoard of bikers. Nobody is safe as the struggle to piece together the truth about their brave new world continues. A brutal story of survival for fans of Planet of the Apes and Lord of the Flies brought to life by Netflix’s The Punisher writer Ken Kristensen.

SOLAR FLARE: SEASON THREE #3
Written by James Haick III and Illustrated by Branko Jovanovic
Full Color, 32 pages, $3.99
The small medieval community that has formed in the heart of Ringling College campus has welcomed in Jake and his crew with open arms. However, after the stunning conclusion of last issue, will Dr. Wilman’s former assistant be in any shape to make the long journey that lies ahead? Thankfully, rumors within the community suggest that military help may be on the way. With tensions running high, hopefully things will still be peaceful if/when they arrive.

THE SOURCE #2
Written by Don Handfield and Illustrated by Leno Carvalho
Full Color, 32 pages, $3.99
Barrett Miller has done the unthinkable.  He’s touched the Source – ‘used magic’ as most would call it – and now finds himself on the run from the Few who hoard it for themselves. The witch Mrs. Putnam and her daughter Cate bring him to a trailer park in Pismo Beach to meet a spry, greying maintenance man named Ambrose. The old man’s mysterious past holds the key to unlocking Barrett’s powers – as well as his true purpose, which, according to an ancient prophecy – is to return magic to the world. Garrett’s bond with Cate rapidly deepens until she reveals her own dark history... and her fear that the truth will turn Garrett away is realized. Co-written by History Channel’s Knightfall writer Don Handfield and Joshua Malkin and Illustrated by Leno Carvalho

STABBITY BUNNY #9
Written by Richard Rivera and Illustrated by Dwayne Biddix
Full Color, 32 pages, $3.99
As Glyph's plans build to their devastating finale, another foe emerges.  This time the Lee family takes the fight to him!  New alliances are formed and a hidden society of local magic users debate their role in the upcoming conflict.  Stabbity Bunny hasn't let his darker half out in months, but will his promise to Grace be broken as the odds of their survival plummet towards zero?    

ZINNOBER #5
Written by Thorsten Brochhaus and Ralf Singh and Illustrated by Ralf Singh
Full Color, 32 pages, $3.99
Decisions are made and plans are changed much to the dissatisfaction of James, whose run in with the Followers still lingers causing a rift between him and Claire. While Claire is willing to risk anything to get her revenge, James is less than convinced about Andrew's plan, questioning the young man’s motives. All this, plus dragons attacking on the open water and nowhere to run!

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